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Tavenner: Transparency for Thee
But Not for Me

American Spectator, by David Catron

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Posted By:garnet, 8/11/2014 7:34:06 AM

It has been widely reported that the latest Obama administration official to delete emails requested by congressional investigators is Marilyn Tavenner, who runs the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Far less coverage, however, has been devoted to the ironic fact that Tavenner’s agency administers the Physician Payment Sunshine Act. The “Sunshine Act,” as it is generally known, is a provision of Obamacare meant to ensure that physicians conduct business transactions with complete transparency. In other words, the very bureaucrat whose emails have conveniently gone missing oversees the agency tasked with keeping your doctor and his business associates honest.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 8/11/2014 7:54:15 AM     (No. 9961180)

As bad as the other performances by members of the Turkey Neck Brigade (Lerner, Sebelius) have been, Tavenner always stood out with her arrogant stonewalling.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: OhMy, 8/11/2014 9:24:43 AM     (No. 9961300)

The last person to enforce ethical standards is a crook. honest people will be destroyed and her fellow crooks and anyone who knows about her prior crooked dealings would also get a pass. The fish rots from the head. FTA: “It defies logic that so many senior Administration officials were found to have ignored federal record keeping requirements only after Congress asked to see their emails.” Meanwhile the NSA knows all about every communication of every citizen and nothing about the terrorists plotting until after they spring their attack.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: steveW, 8/11/2014 9:32:51 AM     (No. 9961314)

Democrats know they can get away with whatever they want because:
1. they have the wall-to-wall protection of the loathsome MSM, their co-conspirators.
2. The GOP still grants them the sanction of "good intentions", so they own the moral high ground, no matter what.

The shredding of evidence with total impunity has become commonplace. The New Lawless Normal.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 8/12/2014 2:36:58 AM     (No. 9962469)

If you think the lunch rolling into your doctor´s office is something, you should be there on the right day before Christmas.
Of course, the giant gift baskets only come from the doctors and facilities you were referred to this year.

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