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Post Tagged 'ObamaCare'

‘Okay, We’ll Pay:’ Business Owners Prefer Penalty To Obamacare

According to Fox News, Debbie and Larry Underkoffler, owners of North Georgia Staffing, are considering paying government-imposed penalties rather than offering Obamacare to temporary employees. The couple offers excellent health care to their full-time staff, but with hundreds of temporary employees, the cost of offering health insurance could sink their business. Continue Reading...

Obamacare: The Economics Just Don’t Add Up

Tomorrow is the big day for Obamacare, despite the fact that even the Obama Administration admits it’s “glitchy.” The president is cheerleading the program, reminding us that he’s been right all along: Reforming health care will help the economy over the long-term,” by curing health-care costs and free individuals to start small companies, he said. Continue Reading...

Obamacare: Elitist And Inefficient

NRO’s Mark Steyn minces no words when it comes to his distaste for Obamacare: “a hierarchy of privileges,” he calls it, along with “crappy” and “inefficient.” First, Steyn points out that it’s doubtful anyone has read the “comprehensive” health care act: it’s a thousand pages long. Continue Reading...

Obamacare’s Bait and Switch

When a business advertises a particular product in a particular way but secretly delivers something different, it’s considered fraud. When a government agency advertises a particular product in a particular way but secretly delivers something different, it’s considered . Continue Reading...

Obamacare: Driving Up Costs And Driving Down Those Insured

Delta Airlines has announced that it foresees a spike in health care costs for the company to the tune of $100 million a year. A Delta executive, Robert Kight, has said that fees associated with Obamacare will be costly, but won’t likely be more beneficial than what the company’s employees now have. Continue Reading...