By Fed Up8/23/11
This article goes against Ocamacare and his Czars when it comes to Jobs, This whole thing looks more like it’s for profit not a health savings program, Obama thinks he can pull the wool over every ones eyes, well he has gotten about 65% believing it will save them money, well if you look at it this way, Ignorance follows Boobs, or is the other way around, either way they can’t see any think past their nose, because they follow the Boobs and don’t really listen to what is said, because they don’t know how to read between the lines.
This is where I have fun, you see YUPPIES want every thing that sounds good, so they say pass it we want it, just like Social Security, they were jumping all over that thinking that they would not have to pay for it any more, but have you ever seen the Government drop a tax on the books, I havent seen that happen in my 68 years, they just change the name.
Now here is a good Question, if you have a good retirement account now, at least you think you do, then in 15 years comes a depression and you lose every thing before you can retire WHAT would you live on? Just look at what is happening now, there are a lot of people who will not have any income because they have lost any retirement that they had, NOW that could be YOU, before you want ACTION you better look at the REACTION (FUTURE) before you say go for it.
Today is a good example of a Reaction, just think back, lets say TEN Years or when ever they said lets let more people BUY a home, well do to the Economy,a lot of people could no longer pay for the homes they bought, THAT IS THE REACTION (to want), they believed that it could not happen, well no one was watching the POT until it was boiling over (Corruption) to where we are today, lost Jobs and MONEY to retire on, and at this time it is too late to get it back for a lot of people, WANT YES WANT OR GOT TO HAVE, will BACKFIRES EVERY TIME, you are now paying the price, now how does it feel to want, now you can’t pay for it.
When will people get through their heads there will never be equal any thing, Jobs, Pay, Rights, because there are to many out there preventing it from Happening, there will alway be Discrimination no matter what nationality you are, so don’t think that, Age, Sex, minority, and Religion will change, they just use it in other ways, like now it is Education.
By Capital Flows
Dan Danner is the president and CEO of the National Federation of Independent Business. The sooner the Supreme Court can decide on the health care law’s ultimate constitutionality, he says, the sooner small businesses can stop merely surviving and begin growing again.
“I’m just trying to maintain,” Rose Corona, owner of Big Horse Feed and Mercantile in Temecula, Calif., recently told National Public Radio when asked about how her small business is faring in this economy. With the markets undulating like an amusement park ride and politicians in Washington preoccupied with pointing fingers at who is to blame for the latest financial crisis, “maintaining” a semblance of stability is the most that any American can hope to do.
We’re now in the third year of our so-called recovery, but for job-creators throughout the country optimism has been waning. According to the National Federation of Independent Businesses’ (NFIB’s) June Small-Business Economic Trends report, 69% of small-firm owners said they view the current period as a poor time to expand; 75% of those blame economic uncertainty for their outlook, while 1 in 10 cite political uncertainty.
Contributing to this vast cloud of uncertainty is the tremendous and palpable fear of what new taxes and regulations are hiding in expansive new government laws, such as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). Although passed only a year ago, a recent study found that already the overwhelming majority of small-business owners believe it will not reduce the rate of health insurance cost increases and will not reduce the administrative burden on small business; instead it will increase taxes and add to the federal deficit. With so few reasons to feel confident about the future, any stabilizing force would be a welcome relief.
At last, we finally have one.
Recently the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals dealt a debilitating blow to this unprecedented and cumbersome new law by striking down a most onerous and controversial provision: the individual mandate. As the case has moved through the courts, NFIB and its co-plaintiffs have consistently argued that the mandate requiring every American to purchase health insurance or pay a penalty is a profound overreach of government power. Offsetting the cost of providing health care to some by violating the freedom of all isn’t a greater good, it’s unconstitutional.
The Court agreed.
In the 207-page opinion, Judge Hull (a Clinton appointee) and Judge Dubina (a H.W. Bush appointee) paraphrased NFIB’s argument, writing that “… the federal government’s assertion of power… to issue an economic mandate for Americans to purchase insurance from a private company for the entire duration of their lives is unprecedented, lacks cognizable limits, and imperils our federalist structure.” Essentially, the decision affirms that every American—not the government—has the right to determine at what time he or she will enter the health insurance marketplace. Until that time the government has absolutely no legal authority to regulate that activity.
NFIB hoped that the Court would find the individual mandate so integral to PPACA’s construction that the law is not viable without it, and therefore find the entire law unconstitutional. Even defenders of the law agree with this premise: PPACA would positively collapse under its own financial weight if the mandate was stricken. The Court did not take this extra step, but as the case moves forward, NFIB will continue to contend that without the mandate the entire law will crumble. Then Congress could, and should, begin anew with health care reforms that will actually help small business, not breed fear, confusion and anxiety. In the meantime, we are encouraged by the Court’s recognition that there are, indeed, constitutional limits of Congress’ power.
While the administration espouses its support of job creation, economic growth and improved certainty, its approach to final resolution in this case will be telling. PPACA is already imposing enormous costs on the states and businesses, and, in these times of economic uncertainty, a final ruling as quickly as possible is crucial. The stakes are far too high to continue to play election year politics and prolong this case; seeking an expeditious review by the Supreme Court is this administration’s responsibility to job-creators who remain hesitant to grow while anticipate new taxes continue to loom.
Rather than taking a victory lap, we are preparing for the next challenge. Last week’s decision is only the next rung on the ladder. The Supreme Court will be the final arbiter of the law’s constitutionality, and only then will we have absolute resolution on one of the most pressing issues facing our economy. Millions of small-business owners have struggled for three years to recover their sense of optimism and certainty in an economy where the only thing that’s growing is the size of government. At least they now have some hope.
Our nation is steeped in the belief that liberties and opportunities should expand with each new generation, not shrink and diminish. Maintaining should never be the norm. The sooner the Supreme Court can decide on the health care law’s ultimate constitutionality, the sooner we can stop surviving and begin growing again.
Dan Danner is the president and CEO of the National Federation of Independent Business, an organization representing 350,000 small-business owners nationwide.
- White House Faces Health Care Dilemma (foxnews.com)