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Papa John to Raise Pizza Prices Because of Obamacare

John Schnatter, Mr. Papa John himself, says that Obamacare is forcing him to raise prices on his pizza. In a conference call, he said that he would raise the price anywhere from 11 to 14 cents per pizza (and slightly more for corporate orders) to the cover the costs of insuring his employees. "If Obamacare is in fact not repealed," he said, "we will find tactics to shallow out any Obamacare costs and core strategies to pass that cost onto consumers in order to protect our shareholders' best interests." How does this wild twist change your opinion in the ongoing healthcare conversation? Completely or only mostly? ...

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Brandt Hardin commented…

Republicans would have us believe Obamacare is bad for
America. Is there any doubt that a
Romney administration would favor the rich and increase the income gap in our
country while leaving millions of our citizens uninsured and unprotected? Mitt is a pariah in Mormon Clothing and will stop
at nothing to expand an empire of greed for the rich in this country. Can his sacred Mormon underwear gain him
enough donations to buy this election?
See for yourself as Mitt dons his tighty-whities sent from the Good Lord
Himself at http://dregstudiosart.blogspot...

relevantdavid

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relevantdavid commented…

not to mention how papa john's will have to increase it's prices because all of it's suppliers (meat, cheese, etc.) will increase their prices to cover the costs of the health care law.

Paul Henley

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Paul Henley commented…

Here's a way to cut costs: quit including those SAD pepperocini and that Chicken McNuggets tub of butter with the pizza. Want parmesan cheese (like most people)? You have to ask for it. But the tub of plastic cup of butter is a MANDATORY cost in "Papa's" eyes. Suddenly, I'm thinkin' Domino's...

dave barylski

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dave barylski commented…

Hopefully the "scare" of Obamacare will help him see that treating others with dignity and not doing "just enough to please" is the way to go. He needs love but then again, don't we all?

Dave Foshee

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Dave Foshee commented…

This is how business works and another way Obama is killing the middle-class.

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