Because of the ACA, our business is suffering through lower insurance costs for the first time ever. In spite of staff aging up, our provider has lowered our premium costs. We were accustomed to double-digit increases for most of the last decade. 

And now mom-and-pop businesses that make the sacrifice to provide insurance for their employees will have a more level playing field against those businesses that neglect their moral obligation to their workers. Consider this — if your business model depends on a paying a non-living wage and pushing your workers into the safety net (provided by others), then you are not an entrepreneur; you are an exploiter. To borrow a popular hate phrase: You are not a producer; you are a parasite.

I request that you serve the people of Missouri and reject the politics of GOP obstruction at all costs.

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http://duanegraham.wordpress.com/2012/09/10/romney-and-robertson-are-out-to-prove-god-wrong/

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http://duanegraham.wordpress.com/2012/08/16/paul-ryan-and-arrested-adolescence/

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http://duanegraham.wordpress.com/2012/08/14/cogs/

In March, Ezra Klein wrote this:

Because Paul Ryan is its champion.

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http://duanegraham.wordpress.com/2012/08/11/romney-hood-rides-again/

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http://duanegraham.wordpress.com/2012/07/17/the-spirit-of-ayn-rand-versus-obama/

And thank God for that.

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http://duanegraham.wordpress.com/2011/08/15/jesus-christ-supersocialist/

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http://duanegraham.wordpress.com/2011/05/13/senator-ayn-rand/

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http://duanegraham.wordpress.com/2011/04/29/turn-to-page-1-in-your-hymnbook/

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http://duanegraham.wordpress.com/2011/04/18/ayn-rand-would-laugh-at-him/

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http://duanegraham.wordpress.com/2011/04/06/10708/

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http://duanegraham.wordpress.com/2011/01/25/conservatives-and-the-myths-they-tell/

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http://duanegraham.wordpress.com/2011/01/11/ideas-matter-otherwise-why-bother/

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