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Closings or Layoffs Since Obama Won

Discussion in 'Political Issues' started by pipedreams, Nov 9, 2012.

  1. pipedreams

    pipedreams Member

    Feb 19, 2011
    S. E. Iowa
    "Do elections have consequences?"

    • Energizer -

    • Exide Technologies -

    • Westinghouse -

    • Research in Motion Limited -

    • Lightyear Network Solutions -

    • Providence Journal -

    • Hawker Beechcraft -

    • Boeing (30% of their management staff) -

    • CVPH Medical Center -

    • US Cellular -

    • Momentive Performance Materials -

    • Rocketdyne -

    • Brake Parts -

    • Vestas Wind Systems -

    • Husqvarna -

    • Center for Hospice New York -

    • Bristol-Meyers -

    • OCE North America -

    • Darden Restaurants -

    • West Ridge Mine -

    • United Blood Services Gulf -

    "Here are some of the business closings that were announced in just the past two days:"
  2. jeanderson

    jeanderson Toga!... Toga! Platinum Member

    Apr 11, 2012

  3. G29Reload

    G29Reload Tread Lightly

    Sep 28, 2009
    There it is dumocrats. Be careful what you wish for, you just got it...and it aint over.
  4. jdavionic

    jdavionic NRA Member

    May 1, 2008
    This is one time that I really hate being right.
  5. jdavionic

    jdavionic NRA Member

    May 1, 2008
  6. Brucev


    Jul 19, 2009
    So... everyone is to suppose that the closings listed are due to the squatter being re-elected? Personally, I hope that is the case. But saying so doesn't make it so.
  7. cowboy1964


    Sep 4, 2009
    Can't wait to see the employment statistics over the next few months. Between the "adjustment" that needs to be made from the bogus numbers last month and the new layoffs, they ain't gonna be pretty.
  8. concretefuzzynuts

    concretefuzzynuts Brew Crew

    Dec 27, 2011
    It figures. What would you do if you were a business owner confronted by this anti business administration?

    I closed my business this year, in part due to the economy. I have evaluated reopening but feel tepid. My reasons are taxes and the EPA. I have no employees but if I did I would factor that in too. I take a big loss this year, one I will find it difficult to recover from.
  9. jdavionic

    jdavionic NRA Member

    May 1, 2008
    I offered some the liberal panty waste the option to bet me whether it would be > 8% in the next report and then stay above 8 throughout his presidency. No takers. I'd hate to take little Lintfocker's allowance from him and IndyMatt's welfare cash.
  10. jdavionic

    jdavionic NRA Member

    May 1, 2008
    Aside from the economic impact, care to guess what else goes up when unemployment goes up? Next thing you know, little Lintfocker will be getting beat up on the short bus for his lunch money. What a shame.
    Last edited: Nov 9, 2012
  11. concretefuzzynuts

    concretefuzzynuts Brew Crew

    Dec 27, 2011
    Lintfocker... :rofl:

    I usually choose "featherlicker", but this a nice alternative. Thank you.
  12. dukeblue91


    Sep 6, 2012
    Raleigh, NC
    Did you notice how many NC companies :wow:
  13. I'm sure it's not Bush's fault. However, I'm sure democrats will love to see the same data during Bush's years in the House.
  14. pugman


    May 16, 2003
    I work for the largest health care provider in the country..

    With O's relection and ObamaCare full speed ahead you guessed it.

    We had a call today...they laid off a lot of middle management; based on our entire workforce size we slashed about 17%. Most are leaving on good terms and are being given two weeks to close out projects and hand stuff off. there was one melt down I know of...I'm sure the rest are thinking 1) reference 2) there is always a chance something else might open up internally

    And of course in stride the VP told those of us left need to figure out ways to get more efficient; she also mentioned the fact we are all salary and this means you don't work a 40 hour week. I haven't in years but still.

    This weekend seems like a great time to polish up the resume.
  15. Rabid Rabbit

    Rabid Rabbit

    Nov 22, 2004
    Give them what they paid for. Wall street just amazes me. They paid and got Obama then they sell off. What kind of stupid morons are they?
  16. GT4494


    Dec 23, 2008
    On I-95 again
    Doesn't NC have some of the weakest immigration laws in the south? No ID needed to get a drivers liscense and you can register to vote at the same time.

    Its amazing how many NC construction trucks are in SC. Most have non-Caucasian and Non African American drivers..

    Is that PC enough...:whistling:
  17. jdavionic

    jdavionic NRA Member

    May 1, 2008
    I believe the next unemployment figures come out on December 7th (odd coincidence). At this rate, they may shoot up to double digits...even with the Obama fudge.