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Applebee’s targeted after franchisee mulls hiring freeze in response to Obamacare
Twitchy ^ | 11/10/12 | staff

Posted on 11/10/2012 7:23:07 PM PST by SoFloFreeper

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KEYWORDS: consequences; freedom; obamacare; profit
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The profit motive, the survival motive, the consequences of Obamacare are now being felt in the economy...and get this...liberals are SURPRISED AND OUTRAGED!

Remember, these were the morons who swore they would move away from America if Bush won re-election...and then they didn't.

Conservatives WERE saying all along that if Obamacare isn't repealed, it would kill jobs. Now it IS killing jobs....just as predicted....and the mouth breathers are upset.

1 posted on 11/10/2012 7:23:20 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

Why cant states just secede and get rid of these libtard pukes?


2 posted on 11/10/2012 7:25:57 PM PST by max americana (Make the world a better place by punching a liberal in the face)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Gee, wonder what else they can’t see? McDonalds too toto? This ain’t Kansas anymore!


3 posted on 11/10/2012 7:29:35 PM PST by seraphim (Going Galt is the only way now.)
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To: max americana

Well, maybe we should “Chick Fil A” Applebee’s.............It’s a good restaurant for what it is, and I go there some times.........


4 posted on 11/10/2012 7:30:16 PM PST by basil (Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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To: SoFloFreeper

They want Capitalism dead......by hook or by crook. Period.


5 posted on 11/10/2012 7:34:48 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: SoFloFreeper

liberals are idiots.

It no longer makes any economic sense for a restaurant to hire full time employees. It costs less to hire 2 people for 30 hours than one person for 40 hours.

It is that simple.

Plus jobs move overseas because the government has made doing business in the US too expensive


6 posted on 11/10/2012 7:37:19 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: basil

I would like to support some good conservative restaurants in my area....but over all, we are not going to be eating out as much.

My family and I used to go out to eat after our worship services...every week.

Now, because of the decisions made last Tuesday, that will be cut AT LEAST in half...and maybe down to just once a month. We will not be spending anywhere NEAR as much...we want to starve the Obama Economy to death. And even if we don’t succeed, we will be at peace knowing OUR contribution to it was greatly diminished.

I asked for some advice on how to, on the spending side of things, “Go Galt” on Obama’s economy...

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2956311/posts

We have already found almost $250 a month in spending to cut—by cutting back on cable services, phone, lawn services, etc. AND WE HAVE TOLD THE BUSINESSES THAT THE REASON WE ARE CUTTING BACK IS BECAUSE OF THE RE-ELECTION OF BARACK OBAMA. Most of them are very sympathetic and understand completely.


7 posted on 11/10/2012 7:37:41 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: max americana

Because that is precisely the goal of the Communists, divide and conquer the United States, and you are helping them with reckless and irresponsible speech furthering their goals to wreck the United States.


8 posted on 11/10/2012 7:38:32 PM PST by WhiskeyX
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To: SoFloFreeper

These liberals are not smart enough to eat solid food


9 posted on 11/10/2012 7:39:03 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: SoFloFreeper

These were two notable comments.
I censored a comment.

Does it make zero sense to anyone else
that people angry over lay-offs would call for a
boycott? Wouldn’t that lead to MORE lay-offs? I
mean, I know these people haven’t taken an
econ class in their lives, but isn’t that basic
logic?

Even funnier, Applebees doesn’t
take food stamps. How the f*k do
Obama losers boycott it?


10 posted on 11/10/2012 7:39:08 PM PST by Morris70
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To: SoFloFreeper

I think we are just seeing the tip of the iceberg of whats to come.A lot of people were dumb and now we will see how tough they are.The cockroaches will survive.


11 posted on 11/10/2012 7:39:08 PM PST by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I so sick of these ignorant fools.....


12 posted on 11/10/2012 7:40:19 PM PST by Die_Hard Conservative Lady (When all the working class leave California what will be left?)
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To: SoFloFreeper

A lot of freepers could grow potatoes in a stack of tires and help cut food bills.


13 posted on 11/10/2012 7:40:27 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I so sick of these ignorant fools.....


14 posted on 11/10/2012 7:41:16 PM PST by Die_Hard Conservative Lady (When all the working class leave California what will be left?)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I would not be surprised at all if, starting with the next Congress, the Obama administration tries to punish those companies cutting hours to avoid the mandate. It won’t be presented as punishment, of course. But a hopey-changey speech about “thwarting the intent of affordable health care” would mean the same thing. The Senate, having gotten a good deal more liberal after election day, would surely play ball on such a move (Elizabeth Warren probably leading the charge).


15 posted on 11/10/2012 7:41:51 PM PST by DemforBush (100% Ex-Democrat.)
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To: WhiskeyX

Saw a post on my facebook today — they are also demonizing Papa John’s, showing pics of his gigantic mansion and how he refuses to add .14 cents to the price of a pizza to pay for healthcare and also plans to not offer health insurance.

So, the element of envy and jealous over large business continues. They see them as rich, thus, they should just hand it all over to the “workers” I guess — and now, especially in support of Obamacare — the new “cause.”


16 posted on 11/10/2012 7:41:59 PM PST by LibsRJerks
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To: Morris70

lol

good points, you must hve had a nap?

just kidding


17 posted on 11/10/2012 7:42:30 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Conservatives WERE saying all along that if Obamacare isn't repealed, it would kill jobs. Now it IS killing jobs....just as predicted....and the mouth breathers are upset.

Dummies can't do simple math....

18 posted on 11/10/2012 7:43:40 PM PST by SCalGal (Friends don't let friends donate to H$U$, A$PCA, or PETA.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Conservatives WERE saying all along that if Obamacare isn't repealed, it would kill jobs. Now it IS killing jobs....just as predicted....and the mouth breathers are upset.

Dummies can't do simple math....

19 posted on 11/10/2012 7:43:40 PM PST by SCalGal (Friends don't let friends donate to H$U$, A$PCA, or PETA.)
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To: GeronL

I hope all who voted for nobama have increased struggles. I know...that’s meanspirited. It is meanspirited to elect an anti-American to the presidency.


20 posted on 11/10/2012 7:45:03 PM PST by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp?)
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To: LibsRJerks

Someone needs to remind them in real world terms about the goose that laid the golden egg, and what happens when you eat that goose.


21 posted on 11/10/2012 7:45:17 PM PST by WhiskeyX
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To: SoFloFreeper

Since obiecare describes implementation for full time employees - over 30 hours per week, expect employers to restrict hours per employee to less than 30 hours. That’s a 25% pay cut for each employee affected. Here’s hoping those employees who supported theOne saw that coming.


22 posted on 11/10/2012 7:45:22 PM PST by Sgt_Schultze (A half-truth is a complete lie)
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To: SCalGal

Nope, they can’t. They also have no logic in them at all.


23 posted on 11/10/2012 7:46:28 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Gee, if businesses could print money like the federal government does than I would have printed enough to pay my union labor who made up to 3 times more than our competitor’s labor but still did the same work. And guess what - I’d still be in business.

Saw some (and maybe I shouldn’t say this) black guy on FOX yesterday who is part of some government institute (i.e. doesn’t know the first thing about meeting a payroll) and he was pontificating about businesses not firing people due to zero’s re-election. The idiot just didn’t get that maybe these business owners were holding out for hope that help was on the way and when it obviously wasn’t, just like Benghazi come to think of it, then they announced the layoffs.

You do what you have to do.


24 posted on 11/10/2012 7:47:12 PM PST by Aria ( 2008 wasn't an election - it was a coup d'etat.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Gee, if businesses could print money like the federal government does than I would have printed enough to pay my union labor who made up to 3 times more than our competitor’s labor but still did the same work. And guess what - I’d still be in business.

Saw some (and maybe I shouldn’t say this) black guy on FOX yesterday who is part of some government institute (i.e. doesn’t know the first thing about meeting a payroll) and he was pontificating about businesses not firing people due to zero’s re-election. The idiot just didn’t get that maybe these business owners were holding out for hope that help was on the way and when it obviously wasn’t, just like Benghazi come to think of it, then they announced the layoffs.

You do what you have to do.


25 posted on 11/10/2012 7:47:30 PM PST by Aria ( 2008 wasn't an election - it was a coup d'etat.)
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To: SCalGal

Obamacare Layoffs: Georgia Businessman Claims He Fired Workers Because Obama Won

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/08/obamacare-layoffs-georgia-obama_n_2095162.html


26 posted on 11/10/2012 7:47:30 PM PST by sheikdetailfeather (Yuri Bezmenov (KGB Defector) - "Kick The Communists Out of Your Govt. & Don't Accept Their Goodies.")
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To: SCalGal

The businesses being accused of this ought to send audited before-and-after accounts to the gummit... while normally it shouldn’t be their business short of a legally required IRS audit, in this case Uncle Sam ought to be forced to read what to most others is obvious.


27 posted on 11/10/2012 7:47:42 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: DemforBush

Well, for starters the welfare crowd doesn’t go to Applebees. The working side might on occasion. This only affects their employees. Obamugabe strikes again.


28 posted on 11/10/2012 7:47:42 PM PST by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/?)
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To: basil

Tomorrow on Veteran’s Day, all veterans eat free at Applebee’s.


29 posted on 11/10/2012 7:47:50 PM PST by FrdmLvr (culture, language, borders)
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To: ogen hal

Struggles?, they’d all be comfortable on welfare letting you support them.


30 posted on 11/10/2012 7:49:02 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: basil

Will do, Freeper. Support your local anti-Obama, red businesses..


31 posted on 11/10/2012 7:49:08 PM PST by max americana (Make the world a better place by punching a liberal in the face)
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To: LibsRJerks

My doesn’t Mr. Schnatter, whose product we enjoy regularly in my house, direct his stores to add a line item for each pizza for the Obamacare premium, and make sure cusotmers know that they are paying directly for that?

Change all the prices online to reflect this.

“Medium Pizza...$7.99 ($8.13 with Obamacare costs)”? Make damn sure everyone knows howmuch they are paying. If all businesses did this, it would become very clear how much this plan costs everyone.


32 posted on 11/10/2012 7:49:13 PM PST by VideoPaul
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To: GeronL
Nope, they can’t. They also have no logic in them at all.

A lot of that screeching anger is an attempt to force the world to be like they want it to be. You can't force a fantasy to become reality - and liberals are what happens when you try.

33 posted on 11/10/2012 7:49:38 PM PST by SCalGal (Friends don't let friends donate to H$U$, A$PCA, or PETA.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Why is is that liberals are always surprised when people with assets respond to government attempts to take those assets?

In a year or so we will be reading MSM headlines that say "Tax Hikes Unexpectedly Fail to Increase Tax Revenues."

34 posted on 11/10/2012 7:50:16 PM PST by TChad
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To: WhiskeyX
Hear Hear! As I've posted on another thread no republican governor of a state won by Obama is calling for secession, because it's foolish! If you believe, I mean truly believe conservative principles, standards and practices are best for the country, you state your case and fight. You don't cut and run!
35 posted on 11/10/2012 7:51:37 PM PST by blaquebyrd
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To: SoFloFreeper

They only believe what their Messiah tells them. Really. There is no truth except that which is uttered from the lips of the Dear Leader.


36 posted on 11/10/2012 7:51:49 PM PST by randita
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To: LibsRJerks

If they get together and start a pizza business, then they can do what they wish. Papa John can do what he wishes too. This isn’t spite: it’s cheaper to pay the Obamacare tax fee than to foot the bill for the insurance. The people probably will get paid a little more however. And the pizza price won’t go up.


37 posted on 11/10/2012 7:52:16 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: SCalGal; SoFloFreeper
Conservatives WERE saying all along that if Obamacare isn't repealed, it would kill jobs. Now it IS killing jobs....just as predicted....and the mouth breathers are upset.

These are the same people who think all Republicans are rich...electricity comes from the wall...profits are obscene...the environment should be pristine...and Democrats are for the little guy...

38 posted on 11/10/2012 7:53:16 PM PST by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA; Ignorance on parade.)
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To: Morris70

They used to take food stamps, buy a small item and get cash for balance of it. I thought they went to credit card type cards and they didn’t get cash back anymore. Used to be quite the racket.


39 posted on 11/10/2012 7:53:16 PM PST by tioga (Obama: Brought to us by the letter O and 16Trillion. Thanks for nothing, America.)
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To: VideoPaul

I like that idea. It’s similar to warning people of credit card processing fee costs that can bump up the price of a transaction.


40 posted on 11/10/2012 7:53:34 PM PST by thecodont
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To: HiTech RedNeck
...Uncle Sam ought to be forced to read what to most others is obvious.

You know, I can explain it so that elementary students understand it just fine... even including supply and demand and the point of diminishing returns. But liberals? I'd rather just beat my head against a brick wall - it's easier and less painful.

41 posted on 11/10/2012 7:53:40 PM PST by SCalGal (Friends don't let friends donate to H$U$, A$PCA, or PETA.)
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To: All

I saw last night that the huffingtonpost wants people to report anyone who tells their employees they will be losing their job because of Obama winning office again or Obamacare. They are looking to be able to cause legal problems for those companies if they can.


42 posted on 11/10/2012 7:54:46 PM PST by sheikdetailfeather (Yuri Bezmenov (KGB Defector) - "Kick The Communists Out of Your Govt. & Don't Accept Their Goodies.")
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To: seraphim

I thought McDonals got a waiver?


43 posted on 11/10/2012 7:54:52 PM PST by EBH (0bama is guilty of willful neglect of duty.)
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To: Sgt_Schultze

A new Frisch’s restaurant opened nearby, hiring signs touting the benefits.... Reality is the kids they are hiring are getting about 10 hours a week, couple of 4 to 5 hour shifts. They keep hiring more while not increasing anyone’s hours. The administration has made noises it will go after companies that cut back on employee’s hours to avoid Obamacare - so wise companies are simply hiring more part-time workers and ensuring no one will be even close to the 30 hour trigger. My 19 year old son got a job there for a while, fortunately he found another job close by with closer to 40 hours/week, at least through the beginning of the year. He’s learning that in today’s economy a kid has to juggle multiple jobs if they want to survive, best to get an education and ultimately open your own business (without other employees until the Government changes).


44 posted on 11/10/2012 7:56:20 PM PST by LibertyOh
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To: okie01
These are the same people who think all Republicans are rich...electricity comes from the wall...profits are obscene...the environment should be pristine...and Democrats are for the little guy...

Meat and eggs come from the grocery store... milk is born in bottles...

45 posted on 11/10/2012 7:57:39 PM PST by SCalGal (Friends don't let friends donate to H$U$, A$PCA, or PETA.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
And their token conservative snarks at them really good
46 posted on 11/10/2012 7:58:04 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: SCalGal

Very true, but they will never stop trying


47 posted on 11/10/2012 7:58:08 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL

I know how to do that


48 posted on 11/10/2012 7:59:07 PM PST by digger48
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To: sheikdetailfeather

So


49 posted on 11/10/2012 8:00:03 PM PST by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/?)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Even support for the liberals on the Huffing and Puffington seems remarkably lukewarm. There’s no passion. I think they are watching the SHTF too.


50 posted on 11/10/2012 8:00:18 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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