Intermarkets' Privacy Policy
Support


Donate to Ace of Spades HQ!





Recent Entries
WH Retreats from Retreating on Public Option | Main | Top Headline Comments 08-17-09
August 17, 2009

Shocking! Cash For Clunkers Is An Administrative Nightmare!

And by shocking, I mean, of course it is.

But don't worry, just because they can't process a few hundred thousand claims for this program it doesn't mean they won't do a bang up job with millions and millions of health insurance claims. They are the government after all.

The federal government has only reimbursed auto dealers for 2 percent of the claims they've submitted through the popular "cash for clunkers" program, a Pennsylvania congressman said, calling on the Obama administration to help speed up the process.

Rep. Joe Sestak, D-Pa., called for "immediate action" to address the problem in a statement Sunday, after writing a letter to President Obama Saturday expressing his concerns.

In the letter, Sestak said only 2 percent of claims have been paid and that four of every five applications have been "rejected for minor oversight."

Gee, what could go wrong with turning over health care and about 15% of the US economy to these guys?

Meanwhile, the US Postal Service emails to say, "How's my ass taste now?"


digg this
posted by DrewM. at 11:04 AM

| Access Comments




Recent Comments
MC Pantless: "Make sure you all turn in to your local espn stati ..."

MikeH: "Mark Steyn for President! ..."

wheatie: "747 "[i]The only guy that I hear talking about a p ..."

rickl: "[i]742 I don't think that Atlas launch is going to ..."

torquewrench: ""Since everyone is allowed in the pool now, I elec ..."

Adam: "Yeah I think Vince Gilligan even expressed displea ..."

Anna Puma (+SmuD): "So this election cycle was the wrong time to quit ..."

junior: "@745 There was a guy from India here in the Bay Ar ..."

Buzzion: "608 i banned the Nasty, as we ban him every day. ..."

Havedash: "745 "every person they bring in [via H-1B] takes a ..."

dwarf on a tall guy, wearing a helmet: "Who run BigGovTown?! Three RINO enter!! One RINO l ..."

CM: "*interesting hash. ..."

Recent Entries
Search


MuNuvians
Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
News/Chat
Archives
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64