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The economy remain front and senator and the presidential campaign so what are the biggest concerns of business owners.
White cast so -- a fan mail business and Griff Jenkins spoke to the company's family spokesperson.
-- the story of why Kessel began in 1921.
In Wichita Kansas thanks to young entrepreneur by the name of Billy Ingram.
Today over 91 years later it's still family owned and operated.
-- we spoke with a fairly spokesman Jamie Richardson fourth generation man himself and he says there's a lot at stake in this election.
Virginia biggest white -- have seen all over Ohio the midwest and how -- were you guys were family owned business we have 101000 employees.
And we have 409 restaurants in twelve states.
He's got that -- White castle is is very much -- run I don't.
As you guys look into this election what matters -- -- you refocus on.
There's a lot on our minds I think the big focus for a lot of us in business restaurants and our family owned business is more certainty.
Everywhere we turn we have lots of unanswered questions when the big things this -- -- really hard.
That impacts across very dramatically is the Affordable Care Act when we look at the new health care law there's nothing affordable about it.
British governor running for President Obama.
If you could offer just a few.
Bits of wisdom or advice.
-- -- fine tuned their message to guys like you an icon in the food industry.
But still American feeling and what -- -- you know three things they need to drill down.
That's a great question I say the three things would be really focusing in on what it's like in the real world sometimes I think a lot of the people in Washington live in the textbook world that's great.
And the fact of the matter is that -- we get a dollar in sales we don't get to keep that dollar.
That there are a lot of costs that go along with -- so I'd encourage him to come and work at the white castle -- them.
How to get behind the counter see firsthand what days like in the Michael white castle team member that the greatest people on the planet and they see firsthand the struggles and the challenges we face.
To create and provide more jobs.
Secondly I think there needs to be a big focus in terms of the big costs in the big birdies have been put on business in the past four years.
We've seen the toughest challenge we've seen in our history other than the Great Depression.
We've made it to the Great Depression World War II countless conflicts this is one of the toughest times you've ever faced.
We're able to survive because of the family owned business we've been focused on doing the right things and having patient capital.
-- providing that opportunity for growth but our team -- straight.
And the third thing -- be looking to the future and understand where to invest and and where to eliminate barriers to growth.
And inning giving people a chance.
To vote with their dollars and not trying to restrict activity.
The American consumer we'll come back stronger than ever.
But right now they're making leftovers last longer recall that around our place -- -- Because there's so much uncertainty.
You know they wanna keep every penny and we want to encourage that confidence that we know this the greatest -- as the greatest country in the planet.
-- -- greatest time in history.
And so we think there's a lot be set for that.
Know President Obama says you know he wants to continue to provide.
For this is like yours but you don't see it coming.
You know what what we've seen is especially is a family owned business the family owned business.
President Obama's been very clear in terms his views on the estate tax we we disagree.
-- only think that I want the greatest things for the economy is allowing family owned businesses to -- family owned.
One of the greatest impediments to that.
Is in the state tax.
That is so draconian and so backwards that actually forces family owned businesses.
But there's the family farm -- a local enterprise or business like white castle to reconsider their structures in terms of how they can even.
They continue to be prosperous and get back to their team members.
We know family business has something we call patient capital and doing the right thing by the team members and the people because they're investing in the future when you've.
Put burdensome the state tax into the mix that's not good policy for along -- family business is to continue to grow.
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