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ObamaCare Tax Causes Additional Layoffs

HongKongCharlie4 Wrote: Feb 04, 2013 6:42 AM
Unfortunately the voters who OWN this mess are not the type of voters that will realize they created the mess. Clueless is an appropriate word in this case. The gimmes are in control of the gov. The last election was the tipping point. There is a lot of truth in the warning that Democracies fail when 51% of the electorate look to the gov. for sustenance. My prediction: Here comes the fail big time. To paraphrase something I read, we are getting the gov. we deserve, good and hard!! HKC

As if today’s announcement from the Obama administration regarding the minor changes to the Affordable Care Act was not depressing enough, a global medical company called Smith and Nephew has now said that they are going to layoff nearly 100 workers in their Tennessee and Massachusetts offices. The company cites ObamaCare as their reason why.

"Unfortunately, and in order to absorb this cost burden into our business, this has meant less than 100 positions have been made redundant across various departmental functions in our Tennessee and Massachusetts sites," they said in a statement released earlier this week.

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