Obamacare: Union report claims workers will lose up to $5 an hour in wages due to the increase in premiums
We have already seen unions, for selfish reasons, begin to turn on Obamacare by claiming they were betrayed by Barack Obama. See, when the unions thought that they were going to be exempt from the law they did not give a damn how the law might hurt most Americans because they thought they were going to be above the law. Now that they have found out they are no better than non-union Americans they are starting to regret supporting both the law and the president.
The latest example comes from this story, which cites a new report by a major union which claims low wage union employees could face what amounts to a $5 an hour cut in pay due to the higher costs of insurance under Obamacare.
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The musical selection of the week is a song called ‘Shoplifters of the World Unite’ performed live by The Smiths.
My only weakness is a listed crime
But last night the plans of a future war
Was all I saw on Channel Four
Shoplifters of the world
Unite and take over
Former ThinkProgress writer claims the liberal group faced “suffocating pressure” from the White House to censor articles critical of the Obama regime
For the last three weeks or so Scott Brown has been the target of Democratic operatives who have unleashed a barrage of ads against him here in New Hampshire. The funny thing is he is not even a candidate at this point so this is a preemptive strike against him because polls have shown that if he enters the race he will most likely be the Republican nominee.
It appears as if these ads are working because it looks like Scott Brown is in a free fall in the latest poll, which shows him losing to Jeanne Shaheen 52-39. This is really something when you consider that Jeanne Shaheen repeatedly trumpeted Barack Obama’s if you like you plan you can keep your plan lie of the year.
Who can forget the infamous debate during the 2012 election where Mitt Romney had Barack Obama on the ropes over the terrorist attack in Benghazi which left Chris Stevens, Sean Smith, Glen Doherty, and Tyrone Woods dead before Candy Crowley injected herself into the debate and came to the aid of the president?
The next day Candy Crowley admitted she was wrong but the damage was done for Mitt Romney never recovered, either in the debate or in the rest of his failed campaign. This says just as much about Mitt Romney’s poor candidacy and campaign as it says about media bias but the role Candy Crowley played in helping Barack Obama cannot be forgotten.
And apparently it was not forgotten for today Candy Crowley won the Goldsmith Career Award for Excellence in Journalism–a reward for a job well done I suppose.
Last week America’s Watchtower wrote about the House planning to schedule a vote on delaying Obamacare’s individual mandate for one year and today they held the vote and it passed by a vote of 250-160. 27 Democrats crossed party lines to vote in favor while one Republican, Paul Broun, voted against the measure.
In the post last week I predicted the measure would pass the House and let’s face it, I was not exactly going out on a limb with that prediction. But I am surprised that 27 Democrats also voted to delay the mandate.
Democrat claims white people would support abortion if their daughters were impregnated by a black man
According to this story Democratic Representative Alvin Holmes made the claim during a debate that 99% of the white people who oppose abortion–presumable all Republicans of course–would support abortion if their daughters were impregnated by a black man. In fact he said they would force their daughters to have an abortion if this was the case.
“Ninety-nine percent of all of the white people in here are going to raise their hand that they are against abortion,” said Holmes, according to the Huntsville Times. “On the other hand, 99 percent of the whites who are sitting in here now, if their daughter got pregnant by a black man, they are going to make their daughter have an abortion.”