Tag Archives: Big Business

How the Chamber of Commerce Boosts Big Business, Not All Americans

Responding to President Obama’s most recent State of the Union address, Tom Donohue, the president of the Chamber of Commerce stated, “We can’t afford to double down on the failed policies of tax, spend, regulate, and mandate.”

Really?

Increasingly, the Chamber and the Business Roundtable are proving to be friends first of big business, not struggling American workers or would-be entrepreneurs. From the Gang of Eight Amnesty bill to the failed stimulus, to subsidies for Solyndra-style green energy programs, the Chamber and others in the business lobbying community increasingly support legislation that does those very things...

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Obamanomics: Wall Street Thrives, Main Street Dies

There is a plethora of evidence to back up Huszar’s assertion. While Wall Street continues to flirt with record highs, Main Street is stagnating. Despite the happy talk that constantly emerges from the Obama administration and its media cheerleaders, a record-setting 91,541,000 Americans were not participating in the labor force as of October,according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Between the time Obama entered office in 2009 and last month, more than 11 million Americans have left the labor force. If the trend continues, the number of idle Americans will top the number of working Americans in four years...

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Congress Should Take A Walk In Constituents’ Shoes

Looking at how the regulations have been crafted, it is clear that the Affordable Care Act is designed to punish independents (who are disproportionately Republican) and reward big business, labor and other Democratic allies.

For big business and labor, the Affordable Care Act regulations have been delayed until 2015, and for many companies and unions, largely waived...

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