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Part time jobs under 20 hours a tax increase on your paycheck, can we really afford "Obamacare?" This law was rushed through and is unconstitutional and it's time to pay the piper. If you voted for this guy, thank yourself when your hours are cut at your part time job, and when you see a tax increase on your paycheck. And this is just the beginning. Just wait there's more to come. I call it "Obamacareless"
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funny.......... I have gotten 6 nice raises since he took office....... the company I work for has grown 4 fold...... The building I work in has added 4 new lines and hired the people to run them. My insurance through this company has not changed (much) since I started working there. Not really sure about taxes other than Illinois state taxes.

Obama sure has not been great and I TOTALLY DISAGREE with his stance on guns but I have done MUCH better financially without that idiot from Texas being in office.
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Ian Steward wrote:
funny.......... I have gotten 6 nice raises since he took office....... the company I work for has grown 4 fold...... The building I work in has added 4 new lines and hired the people to run them. My insurance through this company has not changed (much) since I started working there. Not really sure about taxes other than Illinois state taxes.
Obama sure has not been great and I TOTALLY DISAGREE with his stance on guns but I have done MUCH better financially without that idiot from Texas being in office.
Just buckle up and wait because it will come to you as well. While you've been smuggly enjoying your nice raises Mr President and company passed Obamacare. As a result starting right now in 2013 our taxes will be increased, people with part time jobs are finding themselves cut to 26 hours a week or less. Food prices will go up. In fact the cost of everything will go up. Figure it out. Raise taxes on big business and. It's us who pay for it. That's your change.
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Feb 1, 2013
 
Personally I believe BOTH sides of the political aisle are to blame. 98% of all politicians only want one thing ..... being reelected and the power their personal political seat brings them. Neither side wants to work with each other for the betterment of America. Frankly we need to VOTE OUT ALL the politicians currently holding a federal office.
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Part time jobs under 20 hours a tax increase on your paycheck, can we really afford "Obamacare?" This law was rushed through and is unconstitutional and it's time to pay the piper. If you voted for this guy, thank yourself when your hours are cut at your part time job, and when you see a tax increase on your paycheck. And this is just the beginning. Just wait there's more to come. I call it "Obamacareless"
"Obamacarelss" such a clever title you came up with there, have you ever considered journalism? Feel free to sit behind your computer screen and repeat everything FOX News tells you to believe, but here are some facts that I'm sure you have chosen to overlook: Obama inherited the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression (we were losing roughly 800,000 jobs a month) we are currently creating 170,000 jobs a month. In the past 32 months, our country has experienced 32 consecutive months of private sector job growth. During those 32 months, we have added nearly 5.5 million new jobs. Over the last four years, middle class taxes have been cut an average of $3600, and mortgage interest rates for homebuyers have reached record lows. Also, student loan payments have been reduced to 10% discretionary income (a huge deal considering many low to middle class students wouldn't have been able to attend college had Romney been elected). As for Obamacare, the 32 millions Americans who do not have health insurance typically have to use the emergency room as their primary source of medical help; since they will now actually have health insurance, there will be no need for them to flood the emergency rooms every time they get sick, which will actually save money for Americans. Children with pre-existing conditions will no longer be able to be turned down by insurance companies. How awful that sick kids will be getting proper medical attention.... Obamacare will lower the national deficit by $143 billion over the next 10 years, granted that will come with a tax increase. Taxed will be raised on 1 million people who make over $200,000 a year, and 4 million couples who jointly make $250,000 a year (How will they ever survive?) I leave you on the fact that since Obama's election, of the 500+ promises he made, 374, or roughly 75% of those promises have been kept, or are currently in the process of being kept. Sounds like a change for the better to me.
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Not an ignorant redneck wrote:
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"Obamacarelss" such a clever title you came up with there, have you ever considered journalism? Feel free to sit behind your computer screen and repeat everything FOX News tells you to believe, but here are some facts that I'm sure you have chosen to overlook: Obama inherited the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression (we were losing roughly 800,000 jobs a month) we are currently creating 170,000 jobs a month. In the past 32 months, our country has experienced 32 consecutive months of private sector job growth. During those 32 months, we have added nearly 5.5 million new jobs. Over the last four years, middle class taxes have been cut an average of $3600, and mortgage interest rates for homebuyers have reached record lows. Also, student loan payments have been reduced to 10% discretionary income (a huge deal considering many low to middle class students wouldn't have been able to attend college had Romney been elected). As for Obamacare, the 32 millions Americans who do not have health insurance typically have to use the emergency room as their primary source of medical help; since they will now actually have health insurance, there will be no need for them to flood the emergency rooms every time they get sick, which will actually save money for Americans. Children with pre-existing conditions will no longer be able to be turned down by insurance companies. How awful that sick kids will be getting proper medical attention.... Obamacare will lower the national deficit by $143 billion over the next 10 years, granted that will come with a tax increase. Taxed will be raised on 1 million people who make over $200,000 a year, and 4 million couples who jointly make $250,000 a year (How will they ever survive?) I leave you on the fact that since Obama's election, of the 500+ promises he made, 374, or roughly 75% of those promises have been kept, or are currently in the process of being kept. Sounds like a change for the better to me.
None of my information came from Fox or any other news source I got my information first hand. I received a letter from my employer explaining that there will be a tax increase starting in February to pay for Obamacareless and I've had family lose hours at work on their part time job and it was explained to them that they can't work more than 26 hours a week or their employer will have to pay for Obamacare. So tell me, since you don't watch Fox apparently where exactly do you get your numbers? I noticed that you forgot to point out that George Bush was handed the "Clinton Recesion" granted he didn't help the situation but it didn't start with Bush. Also you forgot to point out that even with the so called job growth in the private sector, the unemployment rate continues to go up. Like I said before. Hang in there, you will feel it soon.
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Not an ignorant redneck wrote:
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"Obamacarelss" such a clever title you came up with there, have you ever considered journalism? Feel free to sit behind your computer screen and repeat everything FOX News tells you to believe, but here are some facts that I'm sure you have chosen to overlook: Obama inherited the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression (we were losing roughly 800,000 jobs a month) we are currently creating 170,000 jobs a month. In the past 32 months, our country has experienced 32 consecutive months of private sector job growth. During those 32 months, we have added nearly 5.5 million new jobs. Over the last four years, middle class taxes have been cut an average of $3600, and mortgage interest rates for homebuyers have reached record lows. Also, student loan payments have been reduced to 10% discretionary income (a huge deal considering many low to middle class students wouldn't have been able to attend college had Romney been elected). As for Obamacare, the 32 millions Americans who do not have health insurance typically have to use the emergency room as their primary source of medical help; since they will now actually have health insurance, there will be no need for them to flood the emergency rooms every time they get sick, which will actually save money for Americans. Children with pre-existing conditions will no longer be able to be turned down by insurance companies. How awful that sick kids will be getting proper medical attention.... Obamacare will lower the national deficit by $143 billion over the next 10 years, granted that will come with a tax increase. Taxed will be raised on 1 million people who make over $200,000 a year, and 4 million couples who jointly make $250,000 a year (How will they ever survive?) I leave you on the fact that since Obama's election, of the 500+ promises he made, 374, or roughly 75% of those promises have been kept, or are currently in the process of being kept. Sounds like a change for the better to me.
Also you forgot to mention in your glowing report, that Obama burrowed that money that he's spending like a drunk pirate from our grandkids. Do you even know how high the national debt is? Do you know how much it has increased??? This man isn't helping us. Look beyond your rose colored glasses for once and see what's really going on. He is destroying life as you know. Whether by design or because he's an idiot, I don't know, but either way he has weakened the financial foundation of the United States of America probably irreparably.
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Dear Mr. We,
I don't know where you have been living all of your life but it appears you lived in the land of happyville. It is a known fact we as consumers/citizens have always paid for crap we did not cause. Why do you think the price of all products fluctuate. We have been paying our entire lifes for any problem an employer encouters, whether it be stealing, loss of product due to weather conditions, price of gas to move product.. whatever.. You just never see Walmart put up a sign that says..Our products had to be increased by 25cents each due to an abnormal amount of theft in our stores over the last quarter. Bottom line and employer will recoup losses from employees or consumers.. thats the way it has always been since I have been alive and I am in my 60's. It also has held true with having to pay insurance benefits or total layoffs due to loss of any net imcome by employers. If they loose money..employees pay..all very simple. Instead of blaming Obahmacare as you so call it.. why don't you blame who is causing it? Your overly wealthy and greedy employers who refuse to realize any sort of cut in thier bank accounts at all. They are above the regular guy like you or I. We have built thier empires for them and they will continue to use us in any way they see fit to continue thier life styles all in the name of blaming anyone but themselfs. Unemployment is currently 7.8% nationwide which is relatively low since it was over 13% at the time Obahma took office. And fluctuations in the figure will always go up and down and it is drivin by many factors such as weather, consumer consumption and seasonality of work. Winter time historically is a time when Unemployment will by higher due to the thousands of jobs and trades that have to depend on good weather in order to do thier jobs.
What holds true in the private sector also holds true in Government. We as citizens pay for the problems. We are taxed more, programs are cut or reduced.. whatever.. thats the way it has always been period. And instead of complaining taxes are being raised on your paychecks wich will effect every working person.. why don't you complain that the ceiling that these rich damn employers was not raised so they would have to pay higher taxes. That thanks to the greedy Republicans who are not willing to take any less then they have to in order to maintain thier life styles while we the working community have had to do it our entire lifes. Now I have just related the true story for you. Whether you choose to believe it or not that is your choice. My solution to you is if you don't like it.. find another country to live in. I would give you less than 6 months on that one and you would be begging to move back here. Learn to roll with the punches. And while your working part time make an effort to find a full time job since you have extra time on your hands. It may help your situation a bit.
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Feb 2, 2013
 
I'm ashamed to call myself a Republican or Democrat (as if these are the only choices) and choose now to call myself an American. If you do your research you'll see this country was founded on loans and debt. So what changed?
I've waited long to hear the medical community weigh in on this topic and so far they are silent.
Why is it that an office visit 20 years ago ran around 35-45 and now for the exact or lesser care visit it's around 140-160? When did hospitals become non-profit organizations? During one visit my doc actually went on the internet!
I just think we need to be addressing the medical community for responsibility in healthcare costs. Insurance has always been and will always be a scam.
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YOUSHOULDAKNOWN wrote:
Dear Mr. We,
I don't know where you have been living all of your life but it appears you lived in the land of happyville. It is a known fact we as consumers/citizens have always paid for crap we did not cause.......

My solution to you is if you don't like it.. find another country to live in. I would give you less than 6 months on that one and you would be begging to move back here. Learn to roll with the punches. And while your working part time make an effort to find a full time job since you have extra time on your hands. It may help your situation a bit.
Well I truly don't disagree with everything you said. However, there are a couple of facts that you omitted that if added will change what you said from misleading rhetoric to fact. Number one the greedy money hungry capitalists that control a large portion of this nation's wealth are not wrong to recoup their loss, it's good business practice. It is silly to pretend that you wouldn't do the same. If gas prices and zoo admission prices go up above what you're comfortable to pay, you simply don't go. So therefore it's your children who give something up. It's just how it works. Capitalists, love them or hate them is what has made this nation wealthy. You describe them as the problem and want to tax them more impose more of your problems on them. But if you take away the incentive of being wealthy, nobody will strive to be a capitalist. If that happens we won't be worried about health insurance. In that case our biggest concern will be our next meal. Here is another fact you left out. The cost of medical treatment has climbed rapidly in the last 50 years. But a large part of the patients never pay. If you want an education, go to the ER and sit for a few hours. The waiting rooms are packed full of people who don't speak english many of them are illegal. It would be immoral and legally wrong to refuse them treatment however most never pay. The problem lies south of us at the border. And instead of fixing the problem Mr. Obama is calling for "Reform" which is just his way of getting the hispanic vote for the Democrat party. Do I call it Obamacare? No actually I called "Obamacareless". It was Obama supporters who first called it Obamacare. My point is and has always been that Mr. Obama isn't trying to fix a problem he is trying to do what you have described, he wants to destroy capitalism. Which will destroy America.

I don't know where you got your numbers for unemployment but maybe you should look a little deeper. The unemployment rate of 2008 when the "chosen one" took office was around 5%

You have invited me to leave a free nation because I have exercised my right to speak out. But I submit to you, Mrs.YOU, that all I have do is wait and do nothing and Mr. Obama and his friends will let us all feel what it is like to live in a socialist nation.

Oh and .... Erm..... If you had read what I said. I never said I work part time. I guess it's like the rest of your post half truths and false assumptions.
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Feb 3, 2013
 
IMO wrote:
I'm ashamed to call myself a Republican or Democrat (as if these are the only choices) and choose now to call myself an American. If you do your research you'll see this country was founded on loans and debt. So what changed?
I've waited long to hear the medical community weigh in on this topic and so far they are silent.
Why is it that an office visit 20 years ago ran around 35-45 and now for the exact or lesser care visit it's around 140-160? When did hospitals become non-profit organizations? During one visit my doc actually went on the internet!
I just think we need to be addressing the medical community for responsibility in healthcare costs. Insurance has always been and will always be a scam.
I totally agree. Why do people assume that just because you disagree with Obama that you liked Bush? Obama is just Bush on steroids.

It's not the debt I have a problem with. It's the ammount of debt. And much of the money is being thrown away!

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My my my.... What a huge can of worms. Obama careless??? LOL too funny. I tend to agree that this will have a huge impact on our ecconomy though. I just hope we can compensate and rebalance everything.

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My my my.... What a huge can of worms. Obama careless??? LOL too funny. I tend to agree that this will have a huge impact on our economy though. I just hope we can compensate and rebalance everything.
You know what I don't understand is why all of the sudden is the United States Constitution a worthless document. There has never been a time in history that our government has shown more disdain and disregard for our rights.
i dare you to watch this

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wow

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i dare you to watch this wrote:
http://apathetic-usa.com/
scary stuff, and very true

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Feb 4, 2013
 
i dare you to watch this wrote:
http://apathetic-usa.com/
this is the kind of stuff we all want to pretend isn't true... But isn't that apathy?
i dare you to watch this

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Feb 4, 2013
 
and this is 4 years old already.....much of what is in it has happened or is happening. The is a link below the video to the website, where you can find facts and supporting figures for all kinds of topics and issues......
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What's wrong people??? Like Mr. Six raises in 4 years? They think because they aren't hurting yet that everything is ok.

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