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Delta Exec warns that Obamacare is "not business as usual"


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Delta Air Lines has issued an urgent warning about the impact of ObamaCare, claiming the law's implementation will contribute to a roughly $100 million increase in health care costs next year alone.



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the fee meant to help subsidize the health care law's coverage amounts to a "direct subsidy" from the company that provides "zero direct benefit to our participants," Kight said.


searched Delta, and didn't see. Sorry if germans.







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ehidal1
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Hmmm...so is Obamacare going to usher in the hyperinflation that many have been predicting? So not only will we have layoffs, but the cost of all products will go up as overhead skyrockets.





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s Obamacare going to usher in the hyperinflation that many have been predicting?

wut

eta: i see an audit in delta's future



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GeauxxxTigers23
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i see an audit in delta's future


They'll get an exemption to shut the frick up.






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ehidal1
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Meaning companies will have a much larger overhead paying employee healthcare, therefore increases in products across the board.

You don't think the cost of Deltas flights will increase due to this added cost?






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90proofprofessional
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You don't think the cost of Deltas flights will increase due to this added cost?

sure

but that's not hyperinflation, or inflation






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Mr.Perfect
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When interest rates are 0.... any price surge would be considered inflation in my book. Even if its not in the super secret dictionary of economists





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90proofprofessional
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any price surge would be considered inflation in my book. Even if its not in the super secret dictionary of economists

oh ok

wait

so which dictionary are we using again? the one where any potential movement, of any size, in the price of anything, for any reason, is hyperinflation?

just so i'm clear






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Mr.Perfect
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Where did the word hyper come from?





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matthew25
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If you never fly Delta you will not be affected by Delta.

UPS came out and said ACA affects them by 1 million for 40,000 employees, and Delta says 100 million for 160,000 participants. Who to believe?

Inflation, as measured by DOL, affects the average Joe.






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Mr.Perfect
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Where did the word hyper come from?





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90proofprofessional
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Where did the word hyper come from?

this is taking the thread way off-track, but it came from the first response post, which i quoted






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Golfer
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If you never fly Delta you will not be affected by Delta.



Seriously? You do realize Delta flies cargo of items you purchase, individuals that operate and manage companies that you buy goods from, and your family.







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Mr.Perfect
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You quote my text back to me and use a word I did not use... don't.







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davesdawgs
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UPS came out and said ACA affects them by 1 million for 40,000 employees, and Delta says 100 million for 160,000 participants. Who to believe?


Not Obama that's for sure who promised no increase in premiums due to Obamacare.






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southernelite
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If you never fly Delta you will not be affected by Delta.



Just because they are being most vocal, doesn't mean it only affects them.

I'm sure AE/AA, United, are all looking at this too. It's not going to be just Delta.






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90proofprofessional
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... don't.

oh, my humblest apologies, sir.

go ahead and take what i said, pretend that i only said "inflation" where i said "hyperinflation," and it is not one iota less correct.






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Mr.Perfect
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If I pay $3 for a product in 2012.
And $3.50 for that product in 2013..

And wages are not increasing..... can you help me come up with a term for this? Man... inflation? Idk... your smarter than all of us... help me here







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