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The Hope-a-Nomics Disaster: One Company's Horror Story

Primus54 from Ohio Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 3:06 PM
I have been consulting a family-owned outdoor sports store that is on the cusp of expansion into some exciting new products. The problem? To expand, they would pop above the "50 employee" target which would require them to either provide healthcare or pay the "Obama-fines" beginning next year. If they expand... in order to break even with the Obamacare regulations, they'd have to price the new products above the MSRPs. My advise to the owners is to NOT expand... too much risk for zero reward. So.... no new jobs to offer the unemployed, and no incremental profit increases which would have generated additional tax revenue at all levels of government. Cont'd
ReddestNeck Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 5:12 PM
What a shame. Of course they could create two sub-50 businesses, but that would have its own nightmares.

How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???
Primus54 from Ohio Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 3:06 PM
I guess this issue is one of the things we had find out about by first passing the legislation... right Mrs. Pelosi?
President Obama promises to move the country forward with his recycled pledge of five million green jobs. But in the real world, small businesses are struggling to stay afloat as they deal with the fiscal wreckage of this administration's disastrous venture socialism. Here's the tale of just one Colorado company victimized by the Obama Department of Energy (DOE).

Colorado Distribution Group is a privately held storage and shipping company based in Denver. Thanks to hope-a-nomics, its warehouse is saddled with nearly 7,000 pallets of federally subsidized solar panels (one-third of which are completely spoiled and unsalable), along with related detritus such as...