An Ohio company is scrapping health care for 1,000 employees due to Obamacare, WEWS-OH reports:
The employees will be dumped into Obamacare.
A "a company intends to cut its health insurance plan, and some 1,000 employees, workers at PSC Metals, may be forced to get their coverage from the Affordable Care Act," reports the anchor.
The CEO "confirmed that the company will be dumping its health insurance plan. ... Now comes news that they plan to scrap the health care for some 1,000 workers. The move is seen as a way to save a lot of money and it may force employees to seek coverage through Obamacare."
You are governor of a mid-Western state with substantial union membership and voters who are generally disgruntled and feeling no love for your Republican party. You are down in the polls and friendless in the media. What to do?
Gordon Gee's peripatetic and colorful academic career – president of West Virginia University, University of Colorado, Vanderbilt, Brown, and Ohio State – has come to a self-inflicted end. Mr. Gee was an able fundraiser, which seems to be what those charge of civilizing and educating the next generation are mostly concerned with in these times. Get the endowment up. Get the government(s) to appropriate more. Encourage students to take on more debt. For his undeniable success in these endeavors, Mr. Gee was paid by Ohio State University a tidy $1.9 million.
Earlier today at an Obama rally in Chesapeake, Virginia, former President Bill Clinton said that American can't export Jeeps to China:
"They used to produce Jeeps in China and they were about to go broke so they had to quit," Clinton said. "You can’t make a Jeep in America and send it to China – it weighs too much, it costs too much to send over there. All they are going to do is reopen their operations there and try to sell Jeeps there too. We’re doing fine here."
There is a peculiar divergence between various public opinion polls at the moment. On the one hand, Mitt Romney has built a narrow but durable lead in the national polls, averaging around a 1 percent advantage over the last three weeks. This has cheered the hearts of conservatives everywhere.
On Fox News Sunday, Brit Hume highlighted Mitt Romney’s clear advantage in Gallup, Rasmussen, and other national polling, and said, “Now…if those polls are generally correct, it is difficult to imagine that Ohio would be all that different. Ohio has pretty closely tracked the national outcome…since about 1960.”
Cleveland “I watched that speech that Obama gave, the victory speech in Millennium Park in Chicago, and it was, like, one of those defining moments,” says Bob Carroll, a 23-year-old from Westlake who was a student at Miami University in Oxford in 2008 when he voted for Barack Obama. Carroll says the campus was overtaken with Obamania back then.
“There was that excitement, that hope and change,” Carroll says. “Everybody was swept up. And I’m completely guilty of it.”
Rasmussen Reports, the first polling outfit to release a survey from Ohio taken after the third and final presidential debate, shows that Mitt Romney has now pulled even with President Obama among the state’s likely voters — at 48 percent support apiece. This is the
At a campaign stop today, an Ohio man told Vice President Joe Biden to "enjoy his last couple of months" as vice president of the United States, according to the pool report. The man told Biden, "Just because you're a good guy doesn't mean you're a good vice president."