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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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To: SoFloFreeper

Tomorrow at Applebees they will be offering a free meal to all Veterans. Bring in your DD214 to prove your veteran status.

I worked for Zane Tankel in a different industry and I can tell you I never worked for a better boss who knows how to take care of his people.


51 posted on 11/10/2012 8:01:28 PM PST by kempster
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To: digger48

Just a few things like having an apple tree or an orange tree and a minimal garden can do a lot. A fee chickens if you are allowed can also do wonders.

Having neighbors doing similar and trading with each other would be awesome.

Starve the beast


52 posted on 11/10/2012 8:01:56 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
Thanks for the link. I LOVE it! Check this out on Twitter: Neal Boortz‏@Talkmaster I can smell it coming. Soon every clear-thinking American will know that Obama is a fraud, a liar and corrupt. A danger to our Republic.
53 posted on 11/10/2012 8:02:38 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: eyedigress

I like your attitude. Like my brother always says: “The dogs barked and the caravans rolled on.” These liberals have no clue what they have done to themselves but they will soon.


54 posted on 11/10/2012 8:06:15 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: GeronL

I have a 2000 sf garden.

wierd year with the dry spell, but had probably 80 pounds of taters, 30 onion and 30+ carrots (still digging them)

freezer full of meat, canned anf frozen veggies.

Aside from milk and bread and beer, I can go awhile


55 posted on 11/10/2012 8:07:37 PM PST by digger48
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To: digger48

Good job!!


56 posted on 11/10/2012 8:10:04 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: SoFloFreeper

It is so typical for the left that they make the unreasonable demand that others continue to labor for them even if it means working at a loss.

They do not seem to understand that companies will be laying off more and more people as no one will have the purchasing power to keep them in business on top of all the new taxes and costs having to do with healthcare and the greed of their never ending demands.

Welcome to reality. She’s finally come calling.


57 posted on 11/10/2012 8:13:32 PM PST by formosa (consider me galt)
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To: GeronL
Plus jobs move overseas because the government has made doing business in the US too expensive

From EPA to OSHA to trial lawyers to health care - there are hundreds of reasons for companies to minimize workers, or to simply manufacture their products elsewhere. At the same time, we have the Gov't and its hand-outs encouraging tens of millions of low-skilled workers to stay out of the work force.

10% unemployment is a permanent feature in France and it will be so here in the USA as well.

58 posted on 11/10/2012 8:16:30 PM PST by PGR88
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To: GeronL

I had an apple tree where I grew up and it never produced any non-wormy apples until one year Dad got disgusted and said let’s spray that puppy. Which I did, using an Ortho powder mixed with soap to make it emulsify well, through a garden hose sprayer and with myself covered with dry cleaner plastic against the copious drippage and bounce back. I must have looked strange. But the apples were far better that fall. Better living through chemistry.


59 posted on 11/10/2012 8:17:21 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: GeronL

Those were two good ones that other people posted on twitchy
Getting ready for my 8 hour nap overnight.


60 posted on 11/10/2012 8:17:21 PM PST by Morris70
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To: tioga

Maybe somewhere, but never in this state could you have gotten change from a food stamp purchase.


61 posted on 11/10/2012 8:17:45 PM PST by steve86 (Acerbic by Nature, not Nurture tm)
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To: PGR88

It doesn’t HAVE to be permanent here, if we get some half-bright officials back in control of things.


62 posted on 11/10/2012 8:18:36 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: HiTech RedNeck

BUMP

Good story


63 posted on 11/10/2012 8:19:47 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Morris70

Sleep well!


64 posted on 11/10/2012 8:20:16 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: VideoPaul
Good idea. We have truth in labeling laws for ingredients, calorie and nutritional content and the country of origin, why not the cost of government taxes and fees.

That's what the phone and cable companies do when breaking down their bills, why not Papa Johns? Why not more prominently on gas pumps?

How much does it cost?

65 posted on 11/10/2012 8:20:49 PM PST by GBA (Here in the Matrix, life is but a dream.)
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To: PGR88

They will make sure the underclass voter base sticks around by subsidizing it


66 posted on 11/10/2012 8:21:06 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: All

Liberals don’t understand Econ 101

That’s what they get for taking Sociology 101 instead of classes that will help them get a job in the real world.

http://www.wptv.com/dpp/news/state/john-schnatter-papa-johns-ceo-obamacare-likely-to-raise-costs-employees-hours-being-cut


67 posted on 11/10/2012 8:21:17 PM PST by Rodney Dangerfield ("We have boats that carry planes and other boats that go underwater")
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To: formosa
It is so typical for the left that they make the unreasonable demand that others continue to labor for them even if it means working at a loss

Like I have said before, the good guys in ATLAS SHRUGGED were insane and unrealistic but she had the bad guys pegged!!

68 posted on 11/10/2012 8:22:24 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: ogen hal

Not only did they reelect the man at the top but 13 senators who voted for this monstrosity won again so I guess people are going to have to learn the hard way how this law affects us. If the ill effects are felt over the next 2 years then maybe the 2014 midterm will be a bad one for Dems.


69 posted on 11/10/2012 8:28:07 PM PST by TNCMAXQ
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To: SoFloFreeper

Shrug, Baby, Shrug!


70 posted on 11/10/2012 8:30:00 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: VideoPaul
“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.

The tanning salon I used to use did something similar after that tax on indoor tanning passed a couple of years ago. The owners posted big signs on the counter and the front door informing customers that tanning prices were being increased "due to the Obama Administration's new tanning tax" or something very similar. They laid the blame squarely where it belonged.

The economy was already tough at that time and people were understandably starting to choose not to renew their tanning memberships, anyway...the Obama tax was just the final nail in the coffin of that poor business.

71 posted on 11/10/2012 8:54:50 PM PST by TXBlair (What the crap is wrong with you, America???)
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To: VideoPaul
“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.

The tanning salon I used to use did something similar after that tax on indoor tanning passed a couple of years ago. The owners posted big signs on the counter and the front door informing customers that tanning prices were being increased "due to the Obama Administration's new tanning tax" or something very similar. They laid the blame squarely where it belonged.

The economy was already tough at that time and people were understandably starting to choose not to renew their tanning memberships, anyway...the Obama tax was just the final nail in the coffin of that poor business.

72 posted on 11/10/2012 8:56:37 PM PST by TXBlair (What the crap is wrong with you, America???)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

“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.”

Higher tax costs are just like an increase in the price of cardboard pizza boxes. In either case, it’s an increase in cost of goods sold and will be passed along to the purchaser of the pizza.


73 posted on 11/10/2012 9:13:46 PM PST by Rembrandt (Part of the 51% who pay Federal taxes)
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To: max americana

Um, that was tried in another context and the results were really not good.


74 posted on 11/10/2012 9:19:16 PM PST by robowombat
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To: Rembrandt

The tax is less (now) than the insurance plans they’re dumping.


75 posted on 11/10/2012 9:20:34 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: SoFloFreeper

Papa John’s pulled its advertising from the Rush Limbaugh Show after Limbaugh called Sandra (the nymphomaniac) Fluke, a “slut.’

Well, Rush was right and Papa John’s is now reaping what they sowed.

We are boycotting them, as well as other businesses who dropped sponsoring Limbaugh.

They don’t call me MadMax the Grinning Reaper for nothing. I’m swinging the sharpened reaper and saving my money for pro-free enterprise businesses.


76 posted on 11/10/2012 9:47:28 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

How many companies have committed some sin against conservative ideals? I think it would be easier to deal with a whitelist than with the blacklist. It would be smaller.


77 posted on 11/10/2012 9:51:50 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: GeronL

The Sems knew what would happen. Step 2: single payer system.


78 posted on 11/10/2012 9:54:28 PM PST by whitedog57
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To: blaquebyrd

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!

But, at some point, you have to concede that the fight is lost and take the proper course of action.


80 posted on 11/10/2012 10:21:56 PM PST by sixstriger
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To: blaquebyrd

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!

But, at some point, you have to concede that the fight is lost and take the proper course of action.


81 posted on 11/10/2012 10:22:15 PM PST by sixstriger
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To: max americana

I truly believe it is time to starve the enemy. Boycott liberal businesses and do. Usiness with our friends. First stop, Hollywood. IT IS TIME, folks.


82 posted on 11/10/2012 10:23:17 PM PST by Hildy (hen the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser." - Socrates)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Let them try.


83 posted on 11/10/2012 10:24:15 PM PST by Hildy (hen the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser." - Socrates)
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To: GeronL; Tax-chick; Yehuda; Armaggedon
It no longer makes any economic sense for a restaurant to hire full time employees.

"Economic sense" is as alien to the communist rejects as the Ten Commandments.

All they know is the government model: success is nothing but a function of receiving funding/subsidies/grants/handouts from the ever-bearing government money tree.

The perverse concept of divorcing market forces from the market is sown early and often, as it is planted in the kiddies' minds all throughout the government school experience. For example: the schools suck the taxpayers dry while perpetuating and promoting the "need" for endless fundraisers. Never is there any thought given to how the schools are p!ssing away the liquid nourishment they already receive, oh no... the taxoholics *always* need more money. The townsfolk and pols (if there are any responsible pols remaining) who demand accountability and fiscal restraint are perceived as stingy, greedy child-haters.

The result is that higher taxes = good, so the higher they go the more "success" for everyone all around. Reality is a fundamental truth that is not only unwelcome, it must be destroyed. Applebee's is excoriated for considering a rational market decision because the offended and outraged have no clue or care about that which dares to exist outside the government model.

The World of Sheker (falsehood) is determined to stamp out the competition.

And here we are, staring down the beast we know as the Obama nation of desolation.

84 posted on 11/10/2012 10:33:37 PM PST by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Every business should fire anyone who voted for Obama and replace them conservatives. If you voted for Obama you voted for the welfare system so stop working and go enjoy it. When China finally says no more credit the money won’t be there to back up those government checks and then they will be out of work and no government cheese to eat. What most of these lazy Americans don’t realize that now Santa Claus is Chinese and that nearly half of every penny they get comes from borrowing from China.


85 posted on 11/10/2012 10:41:06 PM PST by TonyM
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To: SoFloFreeper

Every business should fire anyone who voted for Obama and replace them conservatives. If you voted for Obama you voted for the welfare system so stop working and go enjoy it. When China finally says no more credit the money won’t be there to back up those government checks and then they will be out of work and no government cheese to eat. What most of these lazy Americans don’t realize that now Santa Claus is Chinese and that nearly half of every penny they get comes from borrowing from China.


86 posted on 11/10/2012 10:41:16 PM PST by TonyM
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To: Ezekiel

Very well said!


87 posted on 11/10/2012 11:42:32 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Die_Hard Conservative Lady

Liberals are totally ignorant of reality.

i doubt that any boycott will work. Liberals either on food stamps
The hoity-toity liberal rarely eat at an Applebee’s type of restaurant.
It’s too American for them.

Go ahead Liberal idiots, spout off your mouths do your weakling boycott but you’ll have no say.
The market is determined by conservatives


88 posted on 11/11/2012 12:19:13 AM PST by ChiMark (America no more)
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To: Sgt_Schultze

This was the odd piece to make ObamaCare work. You had to put in specified hours. If they had put 36 hours, then employers would have cut everyone to 35 hour weeks. If they had said 20 hours, then employers would have cut everyone to 19 hour weeks.

By 2014, we will have to devise an entirely new way to view employment and unemployment. If you have a job and it works only thirty hours a week....then you are under-employed.

This all brings me to the concept of too many cooks in the kitchen and brewing up a perfect batch of soup that can’t be perfect in nature.


89 posted on 11/11/2012 12:25:06 AM PST by pepsionice
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To: SoFloFreeper

             

90 posted on 11/11/2012 12:38:28 AM PST by tomkat
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To: FrdmLvr

I’m THERE !!

Thanks for the tip !!


91 posted on 11/11/2012 1:29:17 AM PST by onona (Don't mean nothin)
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To: SCalGal
"Meat and eggs come from the grocery store... milk is born in bottles... "

You forgot the most important item - all at zero cost to the store owner.

92 posted on 11/11/2012 2:05:26 AM PST by monocle
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To: ogen hal

I agree. I hope they get exactly what they deserve, and then some.


93 posted on 11/11/2012 2:11:08 AM PST by Philsworld
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To: GeronL

Grew my own taters this year! They were amazing!


94 posted on 11/11/2012 2:18:49 AM PST by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: WhiskeyX

Exactly what I told the nurses I used to work with when they voted for zero 4 years ago. “You just killed the goose.”


95 posted on 11/11/2012 2:21:25 AM PST by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: TChad

So true. Gravity and February are unexpected for these morons.


96 posted on 11/11/2012 2:26:43 AM PST by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: wastoute

Then who needs Idaho?

:p


97 posted on 11/11/2012 3:17:28 AM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: sixstriger

I see no Republican Governors fighting the vote fraud, no Senators either. Only Allen West tried to make a stand.

It will be 10x worse next time.


98 posted on 11/11/2012 3:19:17 AM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL

Ha Ha. It was actually the easiest part of the garden. I found a website that said put the spud in a bag with Miracle grow and stand back. The bugs did ‘em in toward the end but I am still lurning.


99 posted on 11/11/2012 3:45:20 AM PST by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: VideoPaul

Years ago, I sold my goods at street fairs. When I presented the bill to the customer, I would always state the exact amount of tax as “the governments’ cut”.

People would smile or laugh, back then.


100 posted on 11/11/2012 6:12:09 AM PST by reformedliberal
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