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-- and Fox News contributor Karl Rove.
Carl that this is becoming a strange story.
-- long predicted but them.
-- -- I've been opposed to this whole bill bit.
Give liberal open and they will hang themselves a looks like that's -- happening.
There we had some unusual things happen just before the fourth of July the administration in a blog posting on the Treasury Department web site.
Announced it was going to delay for one year the employer mandates a requirement that as of January 1 of 2014 -- Every company provide health insurance for its full time employees.
Or -- a 2000 dollar per employee -- they delay that for one year.
Now what's good for corporate America apparently isn't good enough for individual Americans because -- so called individual mandate.
Which says you better have insurance coverage as of January 14.
2014 or you begin -- -- Ever increasing amount of your adjusted gross income in a penalty of the federal government did to the that the Obama administration didn't.
Did delay that.
Of course -- one equation word they have the authority to delay part of the law the -- elsewhere is an oath to faithfully execute the laws and I had there's no.
Authority and that law for the president to delay it -- -- -- I kind of thought the same thing but now we have the Republicans that are Shane.
Hey how about the little guy about the individual this this is a little bit of -- deja Vu about the bailout of the banks.
Wait and -- You -- -- the big guys these lawyers what about us what about the small man.
Yeah well let's be honest about it President Obama and the Obama administration could care less about the individual mandate hurting or it.
The corporate -- the employer mandate hurting corporations what they're worried about is both of these things hurting them politically think about this.
If you have in place that employer mandate by January 1 which is in which is relatively complicated but can be easily be constructed in the four years they've had to do it.
If you put that in place what's gonna happen is is that we know that a lot of companies are giving need to gonna begin dropping their employer provided coverage they're gonna start.
-- we would rather pay 2000 dollar fine.
You know rather than pay seven or 8000 dollars for premium support.
And so they they didn't wanna have the end they didn't want to have an incentive for this perverse incentive to go into force to cause in an election year a lot of people who do lose their existing coverage.
And it is already happening even though Jay Carney is ignoring it it is there's a long list of companies that are saying no we're cutting back we're gonna do.
We're only hiring temporary now.
So tell this becomes and I did and I got -- the minute I heard about this over the fourth of July weekend.
I said well this is just to get it passed -- 2014 election get this problem out of the way -- the Democrats are concerned about it but.
Now I'm looking at it on the unions.
Jimmy Hoffa James Hoff is turning on the president they're going -- This is this is going to harm the forty hour work week for that.
The mainstay of the middle class today so loses Texas and the political football been fixed -- made worse.
Well it's worse and assembly gonna get worse between now the election the question is are there Republicans going to be able to articulate their case -- you touch on the union's.
What what what small businesses have been talking about this for a long time the law perversely defines a full time employee.
As somebody works thirty hours a week so you have to provide insurance coverage if you have somebody who works thirty hours a week so.
What happened is small businesses it said look if we've got hourly people.
And jobs it can be limited to thirty hours a week if you wait tables but -- dishes.
A run -- a cash register.
Cleaning out hotel rooms.
Delivering packages that we can live reaches thirty hours we're gonna limit you to thirty hours in order to avoid.
Being forced to provide you health insurance coverage in this have been going off for some time.
Effect this year last year got to number share last year well better than that -- last year 144000.
Jobs full time jobs created on average a month 6000 part time jobs on average a month thus far this year 27 and a half.
27 point five.
Thousand full time jobs on average a month.
To -- 93000.
Part time jobs as we get closer to Obama care.
Businesses are putting in place a systems to limit their hourly employees to less than thirty hours now this is gonna work.
Real hardship on a lot of Americans because a you know single mommy's 35 or 36 hours at the restaurant plus tips in order to make your ends.
Amid maker of maker bills -- not gonna -- you gonna have thirty hours at the restaurant she's gonna have to go find.
Time elsewhere and the unions understand this makes it far less attractive to -- unionized workforce is hence the very tough letter from -- three.
The labor union bosses to.
Pelosi and Reid.
As it wrote my Thursday column they hit it may have addressed that letter to close -- read -- there in the intended recipient was President Obama.
Next what -- -- when you start the messaging what for a mid term election is it.
You know it's it's summertime a year from now so -- it seems like -- -- -- -- but you're the pro in this business.
When -- went to the -- come out about all welders and then they -- they -- thought it was very Smart -- on Wednesday and Thursday the house took actions to sort of put them on record as saying.
We want -- if you're -- if you're going to delay the corporate mandate we think we -- to delay the individual mandate is gonna go nowhere in the senate.
They also took the Smart move say look you don't have the authority to delay the employer mandate to we're gonna give you the authority by passing a law that -- it for year.
But again the president can pay no attention that I thought that was Smart even smarter however is starting this fall and early into next year Republicans need to be talking about.
What their alternative is yes we want -- allow -- -- -- of -- people save more tax free for their out of pocket medical expenses we won't allow people to.
Use pretax dollars to pay for their health care in health insurance which makes it.
Completely portable we want to allow the sale of insurance across state line and so for those kind of things.
Who do really well among voters and it's important as Republicans not simply be seen as we're vote no vote no vote no vote no on obamacare.
But we've got something good and positive to offer you and you know this'll do better than they obamacare when it comes to making health insurance.
More affordable and more available to all right last question you cut your -- a lot in Texas Texas politics.
What to look like to you for post Rick Perry.
Well the Republicans have a superb candidate for governor and attorney general.
Greg -- habit.
He's been one of the -- from -- the most fervent opponents of the Obama administration on behalf of states in the prerogatives of states and federalism and -- left and right is a strong conservative.
He'll be of I think a very effective governor of the Democrats I have yet to come up with -- Serious contender.
Are likely to come up with one's.
Texas is still red state though it's got a lot of work to do to keep the democrats' rejection of that.
Texas' who is likely remain in really good hands after after Governor Perry passes from the political scene.
All right Karl Rove great information thank you always for being with us.
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