I first saw this story many years ago, but recent events made me look for it. It apparently dates back to the early 60’s. But as a wise man once said, “There is nothing new under the sun.” It could as well apply to the tower of Babel.
from catb.org SNAFU Principle
In the beginning was the plan,
and then the specification;
And the plan was without form,
and the specification was void.
And darkness was on the faces of the implementors thereof;
And they spake unto their leader, saying:
“It is a crock of shit,
and smells as of a sewer.” Continue reading
White House celebrates healthcare bill passage (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Allegedly, when Secretary Sebelius was sizing the software for Obamacare exchanges, she was planning on serving six or seven million through the Obamacare exchanges, during the first open season. Yet when Obamacare was being sold, and even now when it is being justified, the goal given is to make sure everyone is insured. It appears to be designed to fall far short of this goal.
We are being told the number of uninsured in the country is far above that, 30 million. I have a vague, perhaps faulty, recollection that when Obama (Pelosi?) Care was being created, that number was given as 50 million. Regardless, the planned number of newly insured is less than 1/4 of the total.