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Matt Bors

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  1. Technojunkie

    Technojunkie GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    All this is to distract you from what’s causing all this chronic illness in the first place.

  2. motivemagus

    motivemagus said, over 3 years ago

    Single payer was actually Obama’s preference. He didn’t even try it, since his SECOND choice was hammered by the GOP and even his third, Republican-designed plan to feed MORE money to the insurance companies who got us into this mess ran into GOP intransigence.
    We pay absurdly more than any other country in the world — 50% more than #2 — and not only do we not cover everyone, we rank only about 27th in the world.

  3. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, over 3 years ago

    @Technojunkie

    I think Technojunkie has a point.
    I’m not sure what the chronic illness is to which he refers, however, there are plenty of chronic illnesses to be considered.
    Good post Technojunkie,
    and Happy Thanksgiving.
    You too Morty, even Tyrants need to have something for which to be thankful. ;)
    Thankfully,
    C.

  4. Lynne B

    Lynne B GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    onguard, if you didn’t have such an astonishing consistency, I would suspect you of being a parody of the worst of right-wingers.

  5. ARodney

    ARodney said, over 3 years ago

    onguard, your idea of what’s destroying the private sector is as silly and amusing as your understanding of climatology and economics. Where do you get these ideas? Do you ever listen to anyone who actually KNOWS stuff?

  6. walruscarver2000

    walruscarver2000 said, over 3 years ago

    @Technojunkie

    “All this is to distract you from what’s causing all this chronic illness in the first place.”
    You mean like eating pizza and twinkies etc?

  7. dapperdan61

    dapperdan61 GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    I have no problem boycotting certain companies that will penalize their employees to avoid the new affordable care act.

  8. Chillbilly

    Chillbilly said, over 3 years ago

    Being mean to employees doesn’t make me want to patronize any of these douchebag companies.

  9. Jase99

    Jase99 GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Is anyone stupid enough to think this is new? It’s not uncommon for service oriented companies to keep their employees under 30 hours per week to avoid paying for insurance and other benefits. Some companies have been doing it for for decades. Other companies keep people designated as “temporary employees” so they can do the same with 40 hour per week employees. Welcome to the world of corporate malfeasance.

  10. Lynne B

    Lynne B GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Employers faced a lot of higher and extra costs when they were forced to give workers weekends off, limit working hours, and offer health plans to full-time employees in the first place. There are times that protecting employees has to come first, and businesses have to adapt. It would be nice if they could do it without throwing temper tantrums and trying to hurt people on purpose, which to be honest, given the profit that many businesses have been feeding their CEOs, seems to be the case.


    In the long term, having a workforce with consistent access to healthcare makes a workforce and an economy more stable and competitive. Most of the developed world has already figured that out. It’s time for the US to try to catch up.

  11. Larry

    Larry said, over 3 years ago

    Yes, business does keep employees “part time” to avoid paying benefits. Business exist to make profit and are responsible to shareholders. This system could be improved.

  12. rwgate

    rwgate said, over 3 years ago

    So, you think that those companies aren’t making a profit? Hostess management paid themselves huge rewards while demanding more from their employees. Why should those employees work for slave wages (or be corporate slaves), when the owners really don’t give a damn.

  13. Fourcrows

    Fourcrows said, over 3 years ago

    I outgrew Hostess at 12, we had a Papa John’s and a Denny’s near my college, so I haven’t been able to stomach either since 1994, and why would anyone in Maine eat at Red Lobster? I feel sorry for those who may lose their jobs, but perhaps improving the product may be the key to making up any supposed lost money? It would take a Hell of a turnaround to get me back as a consumer/customer to any of those companies.

  14. Stipple

    Stipple said, over 3 years ago

    I had a friend laid off one day every year then rehired, every year no matter what.
    .
    This avoided paying benefits due permanent employees.
    40 years ago.
    .
    I have no problem with President Obama making the world a little better for the workingman.
    It is an uphill battle.

  15. Rottiluv

    Rottiluv GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    @Chillbilly

    “Being mean to employees doesn’t make me want to patronize any of these douchebag companies.”

    You wouldn’t have many companies left to deal with.

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