“They are just another corporation that uses minimum wage law to force the taxpayers to subsidize their hiring practices, Ralph. But, glad you chimed in.”
geraldms on Dec 9, 2013 at 21:51:19
“The fact that the government, in its efforts to win votes from the low end of the economic strata, gives away taxpayer funds, should not reflect negatively upon the employers, whose only intention is to make a profit and thereby benefits society by providing a job.”
“If you actually knew anything about political contributions, you would know that corporate contributions skew significantly to the GOP, while labor and non-profit skew to the Democrats. But, you just had to show your knowledge and attitude.
“Having served several years on a large political action committee in CA, I can assure you that, if you wanted your business to get any attention at all from the heavily Democratic government, one paid big bucks to those in power---and for the past quarter century, the Dems have overwhelmingly controlled CA politics. You might want to check the difference between "political action" and "legislative action".”
“I'm sure Johnson doesn't really like the part where insurance companies have to pay out at least 80% of their premiums in health care. It eats into his corporate election contributions.”
wolfblister68 on Dec 9, 2013 at 20:46:04
“If you actually knew anything about political contributions, you'd know that big companies spread their political donations pretty equally. But you just needed to feel part of this liberal attitude, didn't you?”
“This is sage advice. But let's hope there is no common ground between the GOP and the Tea Party and everyone starts seeing each other as they really are. Anything that divides them up is fine with me.”
“Two of my high school friends partnered with Zimmerman to start the company. Zimmerman managed to chuck one of them out without any real compensation for his role. He deserves to be thrown out. I have no sympathy for him. He's a beard with a decent voice. It's not that I like those that are in control. I don't know them. I just know what he and Harry did to David.”
“I've had my private insurance plan cancelled and replaced with a higher cost, lower benefit plan 8 of the last 10 years. Who didn't know private plans can change? Give me a break. It was the insurers that played this out, like they always do.”
“The problem for many of those seeking insurance under the ACA is that if they live in a state that has not expanded Medicaid, and their incomes fall below a certain level, since Medicaid is not available, they will not be able to get subsidies. This is a major flaw. Anyone, even those eligible for Medicaid should be able to buy insurance through the exchanges with a subsidy. But it, you're Medicaid eligible (whether you get it or not), you have a choice of Medicaid if it's available or non-subsidized insurance.
And the folks in the Red states need to blame their governors and legislators at the ballot box next November for denying them access to subsidized private plans and Medicaid expansion, which is mostly paid for by the Federal government.”
Tugar on Dec 7, 2013 at 14:28:50
“F&F' to you M Saxe ! ...
I posted these same thoughts weeks ago. However, you have explained it all so much better here ! These (BLOCKING, GOP Governors) has to be voted out of office, in order for those in need of the federal healthcare subsidies.
This and other reasons, are the exact reasons why the GOP is so busy, and now in the process of eliminating certain voters from accessing a chance to vote in 2014 and again in 2016.”
tholin on Dec 7, 2013 at 14:19:54
“Teapublicans are doing all they can to ensure that those in the demographic you cite have a hard time casting their vote.
Sophie71 on Dec 7, 2013 at 14:19:50
“How do you suppose we pay for subsidies for everyone like your post demands?”