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Tag Archives: small business

Obama admin repeatedly modified (Obamacare) ‘grandfathering’ rules to benefit big business, not individuals

Basically if one had an individual plan one was likely going to lose one’s coverage. If one was lucky enough to have a large group plan through a company then one was likely to see things remain the same. (Don’t want to upset the employees of corporate donors.)

It’s the small business owners, artists, consultants, etc. who get hammered, which is typical in a crony capitalist system.

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The Government and the Entrepreneurs

In the attached essay I think Simon Johnson gets it mostly right. He asks the same question that is asked all the time in some circles. “What should the government do to encourage entrepreneurs?” A least he says “not too much.”

He’s right about that but he still gives the obligatory nod to government “encouragement.”  He is writing in the New York Times so one has to expect this.

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