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Paul is now part of the fourth generation in America that is involved in farming and hopes the next generation will be involved also. Through his blog he provides analysis and insight to farmer tax questions.
I spent three of the last four days giving a seminar on the economic and tax effects of ObamaCare in Yakima, Kennewick and Boise and it was interesting to hear the feedback from farmers and other business owners. The first two days, the audience wanted to know my opinion on what would happen if Romney won the election. I think the answer would have been the same as what actually happened.
With the Senate still in Democratic control, there would be no change for at least two years. Now that we have a status quo election, it will be around for at least four years. Some of the unexpected consequences of this legislation (even though there is at least a year to go for penalty provisions) are:
We shall see
Heathcare is here to stay,deal with it.