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Henry Waxman has a problem…and it’s not his nose hair!

The list keeps getting longer*.

Henry Waxman’s inquisition is going to be very long if those d*mn accountants keep doing their jobs.

ObamaCosts (in Dollars) so far…

  1. Caterpillar: $100 Million
  2. John Deere: $150 Million
  3. AT&T: $1 Billion
  4. 3M: $85 to $90 Million
  5. Valero Energy: $15 to $20 Million
  6. AK Steel: $31 Million
  7. Verizon: $500 Million
  8. Prudential: $100 Million
  9. Illinois Tool Works $22 Million
  10. Honeywell: $13 Million
  11. Allegheny Technologies: $5 Million
  12. Goodrich: $10 Million
  13. Verizon: $970 Million
  14. Boeing: $150 Million
  15. Lockheed Martin Corp: $96 Million
  16. Exelon Corp: $65 Million
  17. Eaton Corp: $25 Million
  18. Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc: $20 Million

RUNNING TOTAL: $3,347,000,000

Announced Jobs Cuts (so far):
  1. Medtronic 1,000

Officials at Fort Smith-based Baldor Electric Co. also have not determined the financial impact of the new bill, although they anticipate it will add costs for the company.

“We do know, however, that the legislation which passed last week will have a negative effect on our overall health care costs. Health care costs for our company and our employees will increase next year as a result of the new provisions required by the law,” said Tracy Long, Baldor’s vice president-investor relations.

We can hear him crying about it now.

*Note: In deference to acat’s superb sense of humor, the title of this post was changed accordingly (see comment below).

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