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Obamacare Means Less Hiring For Small Businesses, Shorter Work Weeks For Big Businesses

Obamacare Means Less Hiring For Small Businesses, Shorter Work Weeks For Big Businesses

“There are no good options for these businesses that are at or near that 50 employee threshold,” the National Federation of Independent Businesses’ Kevin Kuhlman explained to CNBC. “They either have to reduce hours, prevent growth and expansion, or move to a more temporary workforce. None of these choices are good.” Kuhlman is talking about

Obamacare About To Screw The Young

Younger Americans are out of work, struggling with student loan debt and shackled to unpayable amounts of tax obligations to massive entitlement programs created by the generations which went before them. And now Obamacare is set to give them a nice, hard kick in the pants. State and federal officials and the health care industry

Dalrymple's Medicaid Flip-Flop Is Puzzling

Nina Owcharenko from the Heritage Foundation finds support for the Obamacare Medicaid expansion among Republican governors, such as North Dakota’s Jack Dalrymple, puzzling: Governor John Kasich now joins the list of governors that are looking to expand their Medicaid programs. In some instances, the logic of such a decision makes sense. Democratic governors have traditionally

Can Obamacare Help Fight Global Warming?

We all know about Obamacare’s de facto 30 hour work week. The insurance mandate applied to full-time employees is inspiring many employers around the nation to cut hours for their employers. Also, the taxes included in that law are already costing jobs too. But you know what? Maybe it’s a good thing, because according to

Thanks To The Affordable Care Act, The Cheapest Family Insurance Policy In America Will Cost $20,000

There’s an old joke among conservatives about government health care programs. It goes something like, “If you think health care is expensive now just wait until it’s free.” I can’t help thinking about that as I read what the “Affordable Care Act” is doing for the affordability of health insurance in America. (CNSNews.com) – In

Medical Company Lays Off 100 Due To Obamacare

Just another victory for the Affordable Care Act: Medical company Smith & Nephew fired roughly 100 employees at its Memphis, Tenn., and Massachusetts offices, citing the medical device tax included in The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (i.e. “Obamacare”), a Fox affiliate in Memphis reports. “Inside sources told FOX13 News the layoffs at Smith

Obama Administration's "Compromise" On Contraception Mandate Is No Compromise At All

With several lawsuits challenging the mandate stalled awaiting the White House’s clarification of how they’ll apply a contraception coverage mandate to faith-based employers, the Obama administration announced today a “compromise” which doesn’t really seem like a compromise at all. In fact, it kind of seems like President Obama thinks we’re stupid. Under this proposal, objecting

Unions Want Taxpayer Bailout From Obamacare

Labor unions, who were very active in pushing Obamacare, are now upset that the law is set to cost them big. So, of course, they want the taxpayers to bail them out: Labor unions enthusiastically backed the Obama administration’s health-care overhaul when it was up for debate. Now that the law is rolling out, some

Can Medical Tourism Save America From Obamacare?

Reason has short but fascinating video about the global rise of medical tourism. There may be no greater indictment of the rise of government-managed health care on the global stage than the fact that, along with it, the medical tourism industry has grown exponentially along with it. Government health care is so great that people

Obamcare Would Increased North Dakota Medicaid Enrollment By 46%

Nothing says “solving the health care crisis” like hearing more people onto government health care. North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple has begun to cave on Obamacare. In addition to hinting that North Dakota might be willing to deploy one of the law’s health care exchanges through a state/federal partnership, Dalrymple has also put the law’s

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