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The Obama Recession

pastorial Wrote: Nov 18, 2012 2:30 PM
btw, I am a philosopher, not an economist. Work is not a curse. IMHO, we were not created to remain in the Garden forever! We were created to leave it behind! Have you all learned nothing from Star Treck?
pastorial Wrote: Nov 18, 2012 2:56 PM
"as a man thinks, so is he."

It is not what you do.

It is your attitude about what you do.

Full time work is about to get scarcer. The reason? By hiring part-time workers who put in less than 30 hours per week, employers can avoid a mandate dictated by the new health reform law: either provide expensive health insurance or pay a fine equal to $2,000 per worker. Avoiding the mandate becomes even more attractive for low-wage employees, since they can get highly subsidized insurance in the newly created health insurance exchanges. According to the Wall Street Journal:

Darden Restaurants [parent of Red Lobster and Olive Garden] was among the first companies to say it was changing...