Published: Thursday, July 10 2014 5:35 a.m. MDT
Of course it's not a good sign! My husband's been out of full-time
work for five months now, and is working two part-time jobs that used to be
full-time. They shifted to fewer hours to avoid Obamacare. Every job I've
applied for has also told me the same thing: "Sorry, we can offer only
part-time work, so we don't have to provide any benefits."
Well, at least there was one thing the president did not lie about.He promised he would "fundamentally transform America".Now
we are seeing it in increasing fashion.Permanent damage has been
done. The pathetic republicans sit around and have watched the dictator do it
too.Politicians on both sides of the isle repeatedly deliver poor
results for the average citizen. That is why many of them are in politics,
because they would fail in any other business that actually expected positive
Makes the jobs number look better than it is. A person once working 1 full time
job now works two part-time jobs. The economy is not recovering as the govt.
wants you to believe it is. Jobs are up, stock market is up, yet GDP is down.
Someone please explain how that is possible.
Remember when they were passing the new tax obamacare, or wait a minute the
public was told it isn't a tax, until they argued to the supreme court then
it is a tax.Remember when Obama got up with his smug face, thumbing
his nose at anyone he opposed him or actually dared to question it. Remember how
he used the bully pulpit to threaten any opposition. Remember when he told us,
that good jobs will be the result of his hideous bill? The same promise that was
given from stimulus I, stimulus II, the Summer of Jobs, obamacare....we were
told unemployment would be down to 5% in the matter of months. The morons bought
into it. We now have $9 Trillion more Obama debt. Doesn't matter what Bush
did, that was also stupid, however Obama single handily doubled the debt. His
second term isn't up yet. How pathetic are we as voters are? How stupid are
we to reelect this moron, along with Pelosi, reid and the other ilk.
A sudden flux of part time jobs in June could mean: 1- a faltering economy based
on lies, or 2- the beginning of summer with the market responding to high school
and college students looking for a few extra bucks. One cause is more juicy, but
the other is more likely.As for the "stats" that led the
author to conclude that one in four American workers only has a part time job,
that ignores the reality that many part time workers (and even a few full time
workers) have multiple jobs, so the part-time prevalence is further reduced.Settling for a part time job or three is certainly not ideal, especially
when you're trying to support a family. But this article stretches stats
into a flimsy soapbox for bashing the current administration.
Here are the options I am observing--Full time on a contract(includes medical,
etc. benefits has now become more than 40 hours, usually closer to 50 plus
hours. At least hopefully there is enough cash to cover the bills. Part time/
full time hourly low wages employment with the addition of welfare benefits,
either government and/or religious charity help. I did an analysis on a family
living just above minimum wage combined with government and religious charity
combined (they had school loans to pay)so the addition of religious charity to
cover those costs they are able to cover those loans. Well, with the use of
Medicaid (baby birth costs)etc. housing subsidy, utilities, food and paper goods
(from religious charity or food bank) and rebate from yearly tax return, they
needed an income of at least $50,000 to replace what they are now receiving. It
is almost tempting to go hourly so one has time to have a home life.
All that's required to learn the scope of the problem is to walk down the
street, any street, and ask house-to-house what impact has ObamaCare had on your
workplace. It doesn't matter whether they're employers of employees,
most everyone's workplace has been affected by this ill-conceived law.In a conversation with my physician that began with me asking him how
he'd been, he described how doctors' workload has increased by 30 per
cent due to new ObamaCare requirements. It turns out the additional
documentation is required not merely for ACA patients, but for every patient. As
a result, doctors can handle 30% less patients. The obvious solution would be to
take less time with each patient to maintain the same patient load, but even
that won't work, since a good deal of the documentation requires
interviewing the patient. Another (unintended?) side effect: doctors
are now measured on patient improvement. A good thing, right? Sure, unless you
are elderly or chronically ill, and likely to get worse instead of better over
time. He predicts that doctors will be forced to shed non-improving patients to
avoid ACA censure. Should've read the bill....
As someone once said, "To fundamentally change America you must first unmake
America" Well here we go.
I asked my doctor about it. We're still at the tip of the ice berg. The
feds want the ability to look at our files. Free access. No warrant. No court.
No judges. They will have access to all of our healthcare documentation....for
what?! The answer they claim is to help us. Sure they can use it to help us.
They can also use it to harm us. Look what has happened with the IRS. Anyone who
dared to oppose democrats or liberals were immediately investigated by the IRS.
They performed audits, looking for anything to stick it to you. That's
chilling. That's too much government. Then you have Eric Holder, who
refused to look into it. His job is to enforce the law, not to determine which
laws helps his political party the most.It's time for regime
change! The time is now!
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