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  • Obamacare's Killing Jobs, Says Guy Who Voted for it Twice

    10/01/2012 4:29:56 PM PDT · by Evil Slayer · 6 replies
    Townhall ^ | 10/1/12 | Guy Benson
    By all means, please tell us about the job-killing consequences of the monstrous law you voted for twice, former Democratic Senator: The Supreme Court decision in June upholding the Affordable Care Act leaves in place a tax on medical devices that threatens thousands of American jobs and our global competitiveness. It will also stifle critical medical innovation in the industry that gave us defibrillators, pacemakers, artificial joints, stents, chemotherapy delivery systems and almost every device we depend on to save lives. The 2.3% tax will be charged to manufacturers on each sale and takes effect in January. Many U.S. device...
  • Analysis: Closing of Le Cordon Bleu 'devastating' for city restaurant scene

    01/20/2011 7:35:50 AM PST · by tosh · 35 replies
    The Pittsburgh Post Gazette ^ | 01/20/2011 | China Millman
    ...As a for-profit institution, CEC has faced increasing pressure from the Obama administration and Senate Democrats in the past year. A proposed "gainful employment" rule from the Department of Education would deny federal funding to schools with graduates facing high proportions of debt related to their expected salaries. ...Mr. Miller cited the "gainful employment" rule as a major factor in CEC's decision to close the Pittsburgh school, and he predicted that it would soon affect other for-profit schools in the area. Read more:
  • Is John Boehner caving to Democrat demands not to use the phrase “job-killing?"

    01/16/2011 4:20:23 AM PST · by Suvroc10 · 31 replies
    Examiner ^ | January 16, 2011 | Marc Schenker
    Is John Boehner caving in to Democrat demands not to use the phrase “job-killing?” In the wake of last week’s Tucson shootings, there has been a plethora of demands made by Democrats who say that they will work towards reducing the instances of violent spree-killers like Jared Loughner. Some Democrat proposals are just downright insane (like Robert Brady’s demand to “outlaw” crosshairs from speech and maps), while others are just downright audacious (like Chellie Pingree’s demand that the GOP remove “job-killing” from their vocabulary and description of Obamacare). Any way you cut it, these Democrat demands are barely disguised attempts...
  • Bumper Sticker Politics From GOP's Boehner (Barf Alert)

    08/24/2010 6:01:51 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 38 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | August 24, 2010 | Leftwing Lunatic RUTH MARCUS
    There are times when I flirt with the notion that the country would be better off with divided government. If Republicans took control, say, of the House, there would be pressure on both parties to behave more responsibly. The GOP would be pushed to stop carping and posturing, and start governing. Democrats would have political cover to make hard choices on entitlement spending, taxes and the like. As every politician knows, bipartisan cliff-jumping is a safer sport than going solo. That's the theory. Then there's John Boehner. The man who would be speaker outlined his agenda Tuesday in a speech...
  • ObamaCare’s job-killing impact is just getting started

    04/02/2010 9:42:15 AM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies · 733+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 4/2/10 | Grace-Marie Turner
    It didn't take long for businesses — especially in Illinois — to start feeling ObamaCare's job-killing punch. While most of the punishing mandates and taxes don't start immediately, public accounting rules operate on a more timely basis. Some businesses have disclosed that their value will be negatively impacted by the new health reform law. In the last week, four major Illinois-based companies — Boeing, Caterpillar, Deere & Co. and Illinois Tool Works — have announced they will take charges of $150 million, $100 million, $150 million and $22 million, respectively, because of one provision in the new law. In order...
  • Sources: Pelosi, Dems lock up 218

    11/07/2009 4:38:15 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 65 replies · 3,816+ views
    Sources: Pelosi, Dems lock up 218 By PATRICK O'CONNOR & JOHN BRESNAHAN & JONATHAN ALLEN | 11/7/09 7:16 PM EST POLITICO 44 Hours before an expected vote on a sweeping health care bill, House Democrats believe they've secured the 218 votes they need to approve the bill, several party insiders said. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi took to the House floor about 6:30 p.m. to say, “Today we will pass the Affordable Health Care for America Act.. . .We will make history. We will also make progress for America's working families." In response to a question about whether the bill would...
  • Labor Revolt

    04/16/2002 5:05:42 PM PDT · by snopercod · 16 replies · 297+ views
    Wall Street Journal (paid subscribers only) ^ | April 16, 2002 | Review & Outlook
    <p>You might not see the picket lines, but a chunk of the American labor movement is staging a notable walkout -- against the Democratic Party. The trend is already having consequences in Congress and could echo through November and into 2004.</p>