KS Lt Gov. Jeff Colyer believes Kansas has a case of economic malaise that has marched across Kansas and it is devastating small businesses here in the heartland of America. What’s the cause of us not being able to leave our recliners and get to work? Obama of course more specifically the Affordable Care Act.
Colyer actually had a pow-wow with a joint committee of Congress where he laid out his evidence that ACA was the root cause of our blues. “Wherever I go, the biggest concern I hear is the uncertainty about what the law is going to do to small business,” Colyer told a joint committee on economic growth and health care. “The issues are profound and detrimental to our citizens.” http://cjonline.com/news/2013-09-18/colyer-offers-critique-us-health-insurance-reform
How detrimental? Colyer points out that Kansas had our unemployment rate INCREASE in August for the third month in a row to a whopping 5.9%. His conclusion: Obama and his Obamacare MUST be the cause.
It is because of our increasing unemployment that we MUST repeal the Affordable Care Act (for like the 150th time).
To prove his theory rock solid, I did a little more research.
The Department of Labor reviewed the unemployment statistics and noticed that our workforce grew in April and May and UNEXPECTEDLY contracted in June and July.
Tyler Tenbrink, a senior economist at the labor department, said analysis of the up-and-down nature of the labor force in Kansas had yet to be completed. The stall and decline in the past two months may turn around just as quickly, he said.
“We’re going to need some more data points to see what’s going on,” he said. “It could be an anomaly.” http://cjonline.com/news/business/2013-08-19/kansas-unemployment-rate-hits-2013-high-59-percent
Damn Obamacare for these anomalies.
According to the statistics, the government shed 18,900 jobs. This could possibility be contributing to the unemployment rate.
I wonder why so many jobs have been eliminated?
Is it because of all of the extreme funding cuts that Brownback has caused leaving the state in a critical stage with certain vital public services and eliminated key positions in our government and government agencies?
No that can’t be it.
It MUST be caused from Obama and Obamacare!
Well done KS Lt Gov. Colyer. I do believe you nailed it.