Skip to comments.Is Obamacare a job-killer?
Posted on 07/26/2013 6:20:53 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
...But experts and some small business advocates rebut such claims. Economist Dean Baker said there is no evidence that the ACA has noticeably affected hiring. "There's a lot of confusion with regards to the ACA, so you probably do have employers that think it affects them in ways that it really doesn't," said Baker, co-director of the liberal-leaning Center for Economic and Policy Research, a Washington think-tank.
The view that Obamacare threatens smaller companies is "strictly a talking point by those who want to kill off the ACA," said Frank Knapp, head of the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce. "We're not going to hurt the economy. If we have more people with health insurance, we're going to reduce the cost of health insurance for most people."
In short, the health law is a non-issue for the vast majority of small businesses.
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Doesn’t the president of CBS news have a sibling who works for the Clown?
You might as well as Obozo instead of Dean Baker.
Opps: You might as well ask Obozo instead of Dean Baker.
Nope, in fact, the 7% growth rate in GDP we’ve seen lately surpasses what President Reagan achieved with his crummy policies. Right?
What a stupid hypothesis by a totally ignorant and innumerate author. What else does he think is causing 1% growth rates?
It certainly isn't promoting the creation of jobs.
He’s right. I mean just look at the creation of all the PART TIME jobs out there now.
I just love the idiot from the SC Small business chamber referring to “we” aren’t going to affect any jobs. Like he’s not an Obama hack.
Yes..BECAUSE Obamacare has nothing to do with health care OR health care reform.
I wish the ‘news people’ would explain this instead of focusing on the BS about the type, cost, availability, etc. of health care under Obamacare...AS IF medical treatment and costs have ANYTHING to do with it.
We’re NOT stupid out here!
Technically, Obamacare creates lots of jobs: regulators, administrators, tax collectors, etc...In short, people who cost a lot to employ, but create little or no economic value.
It also creates jobs by taking one full time job and breaking it into multiple part time jobs.
What’s not to luv? [/s]
The only jobs this turd is creating, is a lot of part time jobs since employers are cutting full time employees to 29 hours per week. They will hire another part time employee to fill the other 11 hours.
“Obamacare does not hurt small business” is a pure 100% BRAVO SIERRA lying statement. The owners keep their business small so that they are under the 50 employee line.
This means they will not hire new people if they are near 50 employees. This means they will fire employees if they are slightly over 50 employees. This means they will convert full time jobs to part time jobs so they will not be under the Obamacare mandate.
Net effect = less jobs, small business does not grow into large business, and workers are financially penalized do to Obamacare.
For all his supposed degrees, Obummer is probably the dumbest president we have ever had. He demonstrates his stupidity every day in every way. He should just keep a permanent lock on his cakehole. In my humble (creepy assed cracker) opinion.
Dean Baker obviously hasn’t looked at my employer (a fortune 100 company). They began a hiring freeze in the US after the ACA to last until HR knows what the effect will be. Once the effect is known they may or may not hire more in the US.
The second paragraph says “smaller companies” to cover them from what global companies are doing. So they can be “accurate but misleading”
Yes, the lights, rent, doctors and nurses will work for free, huh? Because it's the way you FEEEEL.
F%$k you a$$hole!
I FEEEL that you should work for "free" at your minimum wage job. You will give me the hamburger I need, and NO MONEY WILL CHANGE HANDS.
Leftists do believe in slavery I guess