Obama Care Bad For Business?

We have all heard over the last couple of years how Obama Care is going to be great for everyone…. I am not so sure that those that are in business would agree.  Once the mandate for businesses takes effect every business who has employees that work over 30 hours will be required to provide that employee medical insurance.  This is the exact opposite of what capitalism is and how a free market is supposed to work.  In my opinion the only thing an employer owes an employee is financial compensation in exchange for their labor.  The amount of that compensation is agreed upon by both prior to the employee accepting the position.  Continue reading

President Obama trying to put small business out of business (Part 2).

I have had many comments based on yesterday’s articleObama trying to put small business out of business some of you agreeing with me and some of you disagreeing with me.  I welcome both types of comments and all opinions and I respect opinions even if they don’t agree with mine, after all that is what America is about, but to those few minority that posted rude comments with foul language that I won’t repeat in this post, please don’t bother, your comments will never see the light of day, if you cannot be civil and cannot post an articulated intelligent comment than it will not be approved. Continue reading

President Obama trying to put small business out of business.

I was driving through the parking lot of a local strip mall down the street from my house the other day and I noticed that the local “Post Net” (similar to a UPS store) had shut its doors and gone out of business and this made me sad.  The guy that owned and ran the place was a really nice guy that put in a lot of hours to make his business work, he worked 6 days a week, he had one employee, and he is a prime example of what the economy is doing to small businesses all over the country.   This particular small business owner was a 20 year veteran of the United States Marine Corps; so after dutifully serving his country for a good portion of his life, he decided to sink his life savings into a business; a business that he worked hard at and in the end it just didn’t matter, he couldn’t afford to keep his doors open (But GM is still alive and well). Continue reading