The Obamacare Mandate is Just the Tip of the Iceberg

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Posted: Jul 11, 2013 12:01 AM

First, let’s get the important things out of the way: Happy Birthday, Katie Pavlich! Katie joined the program to discuss the political motivations of the Obamacare Employer Mandate Delay. There seems to be a real possibility that the delay will push more people onto the government exchanges. . . But I’m sure that’s just a coincidence.

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Show Prep:

Big Three:

We keep watching the price of oil. . . And we’re not seeing a bunch of good signs:

http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?play=1&video=3000181920

Easy monetary policies are kinda like drugs: Everyone’s doing it. . .

http://www.bloomberg.com/video/europe-rowing-back-from-full-austerity-mode-adams-UeYX8uhhQjeklEejQhASGA.html

Well. . . Look at that. CNBC came out with their most recent list of best states for workers and business. And, wouldn’t you know it, states with right-to-work laws (as well as low taxes) turned out to be on top:

http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?play=1&video=3000181923

Other News:

More surveillance will help. . . And the beatings should continue until morale improves:

http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2013/07/09/196211/linchpin-for-obamas-plan-to-predict.html#.Ud1ybfmgmH4

The problem is. . . He’s President. Not Emperor.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/07/09/us-usa-guns-privacy-idUSBRE96815820130709

Here’s a radical plan on how to deal with failing banks: Get Government out of the way; and let the bank dissolve in the free market! Or is that too “capitalistic” for Europe?

http://www.bloomberg.com/video/eu-to-unveil-bank-failure-plan-ISQ_E1hqTy~QgLpdoQmS3w.html