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    Obamacare Forces Bonnie Doon Ice Cream to Close

    Two things which I take very seriously are freedom and ice cream. Imagine my disappointment when I heard that Bonnie Doon ice cream was going out of business because they could not survive under Obamacare. 

    Bonnie DoonThe Indiana ice cream company, which has been in business since 1938,  is going to be shutting the doors of its factory. They have cited a struggling economy and rising production costs, but the number one culprit is Obamacare. Local chamber of commerce president Kyle Hannon said that Bonnie Doon is not unique in the area. “Our businesses have been concerned, kind of wondering how much is this going to cost?” he said  “How is it going to impact us?” The ice cream plant and brand are for sale, but will anyone else want to take on the cost in this struggling economy? 

    Of course a factory closure will also affect the local economy as well as local ice cream parlors that sell Bonnie Doon ice cream.  As their main supplier, many parlor owners are concerned with the implications. Adam Carroll, owner of Lincolnway Bonnie Doon has said that he’s determined to stay in business. “I've been with the company for 21 years,” he said “it was my first job and I started working for them when I was 14."

    Big government is hurting small business around America. In this case, they’e gone so far as to mess with ice cream. Welcome to Obama’s America where local businesses, even iconic ones like Bonnie Doon, simply cannot afford the big government prices. 

     

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    4 comments
    henny bogan
    10/16/2013

    I'm done with financially supporting the GOP after 25+ years. John McCain, Mitch, Boner et al have been looting our treasury hand in hand with democrats for decades and these dramatic arguments in Washington just give the progressive R's and D's more power.

    William Lucking
    10/17/2013

    Gee, Greg. Why are Obama's friends getting exemptions if its not a burden? Why isn't congress running to it for their health care? Pretty ignorant. Please do some research before you mouth off.

    William Lucking
    10/17/2013

    Gee, Greg. Why are Obama's friends getting exemptions if its not a burden? Why isn't congress running to it for their health care? Pretty ignorant. Please do some research before you mouth off.

    Greg The Democrat
    10/16/2013

    Honestly...do you really expect us to believe this story. We're we born yesterday or the day before? Ice Cream business is worse than the restaurant business. Maybe they went out of business because of the clean air act that forced out CFC's and HFC's and caused refrigerant prices to go through the roof? I would have to imagine that dairy cost escalated at the same pace as energy. If so, I know I wouldn't pay double for a pint of ice cream..............unless it was Ben & Jerry's Cherry Garcia. But Obamacare, I doubt it.

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