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ObamaCare Damage: Denny’s Franchisee Adds 5% Surcharge, Cuts Employee Hours

One of the ObamaCare damage scenarios that we have been describing since the law passed was that employees hours would likely be cut to be under 30 hours a week, to escape going out of business.  And, just as predicted, that very scenario is unfolding at 40 Denny’s Restaurants in Florida.  The Daily Mail has more… Florida based restaurant boss John Metz, who runs approximately 40 Denny’s and owns the Hurricane Grill & Wings franchise has decided to offset that by adding a five percent surcharge to customers’ bills and will reduce his employees’ hours. With Obamacare due to be fully implemented in January […]

List of Ways Government Can Now Control You After Obamatax Decisions

The real tragedy of the recent decision on Obamatax is not that it was upheld on the grounds that the government has the right to regulate commercial activity and thus can make people engage in commercial activity (a line of reasoning that I disagreed with but would see how the backwards folk out there would come to), but that it was upheld because the anything that might be considered a tax is always legal (or some such grounds- like clear thinking really matters any more in this political world). The door has been opened- to both Republicans and Democrats and […]

Longshore Union Fined $250,000 by Judge for Sabotage, Longshoremen Promising More of the Same

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It would seem that a recent trend in union thug activities is to disregard court orders.  Several weeks ago, we covered that a local teacher’s union was blatantly defying a court order by refusing to return to work.  Now, we revisit the longshoreman in the Port of Longview.  Due to their acts of vandalism and sabotage, they have been fined by a judge-to the tune of a quarter or a million dollars… The bad news, of course: It’ll come out of rank-and-file workers’ dues while fat cat Big Labor thugs back in Washington sit clean and pretty in their Taj Mahal headquarters. KOMO […]