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Vanity: So... How long before we see the next big wave of Layoffs?
Vanity | November 7, 2012 | The Working Man

Posted on 11/07/2012 4:56:00 AM PST by The Working Man

Just a quick Question: So, How long before we see the next big wave of Lay-offs.

Second Question: Christmas Shopping Season, what will retailers discover, Boom or Bust?


TOPICS: Business/Economy
KEYWORDS: bho44; economy; layoffs

1 posted on 11/07/2012 4:56:08 AM PST by The Working Man
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To: The Working Man

The first wave of 780.000 job cuts came in Jan.’09 when U.S. business owners realized that the most ignorant electorate on the planet had voted a Marxist to the presidency. The Kenyan has used that number ever since to tell how bad it was when he took office.

If we have a similar repeat in Jan. ‘13 he will have some explaining to do.


2 posted on 11/07/2012 5:00:41 AM PST by txrefugee
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To: The Working Man

Layoffs will start ASAP.120,000 were delayed until after the election.


3 posted on 11/07/2012 5:00:41 AM PST by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: The Working Man

This week, maybe next. Meanwhile, while I still have a job I’m off to work before sunrise, and I’ll be coming home tonight with the headlights on too. After all, there are several families of illegals counting on me, and a bunch of young women waiting for their free birth control and on-demand abortions.


4 posted on 11/07/2012 5:05:44 AM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: The Working Man

Today. Expect Martin Marrieta to announce 176,000 to be let go under the WARN act, which under the law, was to have been announced b4 the election. Zero twisted he CEO to delay the announcement.


5 posted on 11/07/2012 5:07:44 AM PST by DownInFlames
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To: ThunderSleeps

Thanks for the chuckle, even though you are sadly all too correct.


6 posted on 11/07/2012 5:07:46 AM PST by comebacknewt (Newt (sigh) what could have been . . .)
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To: txrefugee

I hope every damned Obama voter gets laid off in the near future...of course, niot that many are employed to start with...


7 posted on 11/07/2012 5:08:24 AM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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bump


8 posted on 11/07/2012 5:11:55 AM PST by foreverfree
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To: The Working Man

I’m all ready deciding who to layoff this am. In construction. Can’t afford afford gas anymore and can’t take 4 more years like the last 4.


9 posted on 11/07/2012 5:12:52 AM PST by No Socialist
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To: who knows what evil?

Amen - every Obama voter without a job. Lose their houses, live in a tent.


10 posted on 11/07/2012 5:13:36 AM PST by YukonGreen
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To: The Working Man
65 laid off where I work yesterday, including at least 10 engineers or technical people.

The Obama Surge is happening, now.

11 posted on 11/07/2012 5:14:31 AM PST by backwoods-engineer (I am now a rebel in a civil war. God save the Republic.)
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To: The Working Man

Layoffs???

Let me put it this way...

The 47%, will soon become the 55% (or thereabouts).


12 posted on 11/07/2012 5:14:44 AM PST by adorno
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To: txrefugee

I hope every damned Obama voter gets laid off in the near future...of course, not that many are employed to start with...


13 posted on 11/07/2012 5:15:11 AM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: DownInFlames

I don’t know if I’ll have a defense sector job in a year. Time to hunker down.


14 posted on 11/07/2012 5:15:29 AM PST by McGruff (This is probably the biggest cover-up in American history - Sen. Fred Thompson)
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To: The Working Man

December, at the latest. Christmas shopping will be way down.


15 posted on 11/07/2012 5:15:53 AM PST by knittnmom (Save the earth! It's the only planet with chocolate!)
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To: comebacknewt

Headed out the door now, running late because I didn’t get much sleep last night. But my post was absolutely not intended as a joke (I think you know that) I am 100% serious about that. I know my taxes are going to those very things.


16 posted on 11/07/2012 5:16:51 AM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: No Socialist
I’m all ready deciding who to layoff this am

I'd start with anyone who has an Obama bumper sticker or seems happy about the election results.

17 posted on 11/07/2012 5:19:15 AM PST by kevkrom (If a wise man has an argument with a foolish man, the fool only rages or laughs...)
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To: The Working Man

Election’s over. Sequestration related lay off notices go out.


18 posted on 11/07/2012 5:19:15 AM PST by tbw2
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To: The Working Man

Laying off some this week. Thing is, they don’t even know its coming. Oh, and about the 47% becoming 55%, so be it. Plan to pay a lot less taxes too.


19 posted on 11/07/2012 5:20:24 AM PST by boknows
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To: The Working Man

The company my husband works for will begin discussions and planning for the closure of the company by January 1, 2014.


20 posted on 11/07/2012 5:21:28 AM PST by MNGal
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To: The Working Man

Today. Expect Martin Marrieta to announce 176,000 to be let go under the WARN act, which under the law, was to have been announced b4 the election. Zero twisted he CEO to delay the announcement.


21 posted on 11/07/2012 5:22:29 AM PST by DownInFlames
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To: ThunderSleeps

I know.

I guess I laugh to keep from crying.


22 posted on 11/07/2012 5:22:29 AM PST by comebacknewt (Newt (sigh) what could have been . . .)
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To: The Working Man

From comments made on FOX Business last night, expect some very big companies and chains to start announcements soon

Expect some major restaurant chains to start putting employees on part time status (under 30 hours) to avoid obamacare mandate (then expect the mandate to be lowered to 20 hours to chase down these employers)


23 posted on 11/07/2012 5:22:29 AM PST by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: All

wait for the next step...

Directive 10-289

This piece is from Atlas Shrugged, here is a little background. At this point in the book much of the economy has collapsed due to government regulation and the teachings of the modern day. These are a set of directives ordered in the hope of stabalizing the economy. I’d like you to read this and as you go think as ruthlessly as you can and draw parrallel’s to today’s world and the laws that are being passed every day by your representitives I think you’ll find it interesting.

Directive 10-289

“In the name of the general welfare,” read Wesley Mouch, “to protect the people’s security, to achieve full equality and total stability, it is decreed for the duration of the national emergency that—

“Point One. All workers, wage earners and employees of any kind whatsoever shall henceforth be attached to their jobs and shall not leave nor be dismissed nor change employment, under penalty of a term in jail. The penalty shall be determined by the Unification Board, such Board to be appointed by the Bureau of Economic Planning and National Resources. All persons reaching the age of twenty-one shall report to the Unification Board, which shall assign them to where, in its opinion, their services will best serve the interests of the nation.

“Point Two. All industrial, commercial, manufacturing and business establishments of any nature whatsoever shall henceforth remain in operation, and the owners of such establishments shall not quit nor leave nor retire, nor close, sell or transfer their business, under pentalty of the nationalization of their establishment and of any and all of their property.

“Point Three. All patents and copyrights, pertaining to any devices, inventions, formulas, processes and works of any nature whatsoever, shall be turned over to the nation as a patriotic emergency gift by means of Gift Certificates to be signed voluntarily by the owners of all such patents and copyrights. The Unification Board shall then license the use of such patents and copyrights to all applicants, equally and without discrimination, for the purpose of eliminating monopolistic practices, discarding obsolete products and making the best available to the whole nation. No trademarks, brand names or copyrighted titles shall be used. Every formerly patented product shall be known by a new name and sold by all manufacturers under the same name, such name to be selected by the Unification Board. All private trademarks and brand names are hereby abolished.

“Point Four. No new devices, inventions, products, or goods of any nature whatsoever, not now on the market, shall be produced, invented, manufacturerd or sold afer the date of this directive. The Office of Patents and Copyrights is hereby suspended.

“Point Five. Every establishment, concern, corporation or person engaged in production of any nature whatsoever shall henceforth produce the same amount of goods per year as it, they or he produced during the Basic Year, no more and no less. The year to be known as the Basic or Yardstick Year is to be the year ending on the date of this directive. Over or under production shall be fined, such fines to be determined by the Unification Barod.

“Point Six. Every person of any age, sex, class or income, shall henceforth spend the same amount of money on the purchase of goods per year as he or she spent during the Basic Year, no more and no less. Over or under purchasing shall be fined, such fines to be determined by the Unification Board.

“Point Seven. All wages, prices, salaries, dividends, profits, interest rates and forms of income of any nature whatsoever, shall be frozen at their present figures, as of the date of this directive.

“Point Eight. All cases arising from and rules not specifically provided for in this directive, shall be settled and determined by the Unification Board, whose decisionswill be final.”


24 posted on 11/07/2012 5:23:20 AM PST by CharlotteVRWC
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To: The Working Man

I’ll be unemployment goes down in the short term actually. I think there is a pent up demand for employees, from some businesses who were waiting out the election. They can’t wait any longer and will hire. This will be portrayed as a great thing that Obama has done. Gas prices will also go lower.. next few months might make FReepers heads explode.


25 posted on 11/07/2012 5:29:25 AM PST by Paradox (I want Obama defeated. Period.)
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To: The Working Man

Over the next few weeks, and continuing for months. We can expect unemployment to remain high for the next four years.


26 posted on 11/07/2012 5:29:48 AM PST by mak5
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To: txrefugee
If we have a similar repeat in Jan. ‘13 he will have some explaining to do.

No he won't. Bush's fault. Explained... at least explained well enough for this ignorant, parasitic, and communist-loving electorate.

27 posted on 11/07/2012 5:34:57 AM PST by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: txrefugee

I agree we will start seeing huge layoffs in January or February. However, there is no reason to worry because we have food stamps and free birth control. Full bellies and slutty sex to keep the masses occupied! /sarc


28 posted on 11/07/2012 5:35:34 AM PST by formosa
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To: mak5

A relative of mine has a small business which was highly successful for more than thirty years. He has been bleeding financially for the last five years. He was holding on to see what the election would bring, as he saw no hope under the present regime.

As a result of this election, he will be closing the doors for good. Twenty people will lose their jobs.


29 posted on 11/07/2012 5:36:21 AM PST by tommythev (No Dick Dale in the R&R HOF? for shame!)
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To: Paradox

I disagree... I think a large amount of businesses will announce immediately. This will be an economic Hurricaine Sandy that will erase trillions of national wealth.

God has begun to act!


30 posted on 11/07/2012 5:37:39 AM PST by mdmathis6 ("Barry" Xmas to all and have a rapaciously taxable New Year!)
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To: The Working Man

I told my wife last night that Christmas gift-giving is cancelled in our family this year. Starve the Beast.


31 posted on 11/07/2012 5:41:17 AM PST by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: ThunderSleeps

Stop working so hard. They are playing us (the hard workers) as fools.


32 posted on 11/07/2012 5:43:35 AM PST by cableguymn (The founding fathers would be shooting by now..)
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To: The Working Man
No Keystone pipeline

No expanded drilling on Federal Land or offshore
No energy independence
Debt ceiling to be reached in December
Fiscal Cliff Jan 1
sequestration Jan 1
No controls on EPA

I don't know...maybe the Mayans were right all along.

33 posted on 11/07/2012 5:44:53 AM PST by pgkdan (A vote for anyone but Romney is a vote for obama. GO MITT!!)
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To: backwoods-engineer

I wonder how long before U.S. Credit Rating will be downgraded again.


34 posted on 11/07/2012 5:47:55 AM PST by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: tommythev

Lest we forget, everyone who is subject to a Payroll Tax will get a 2% paycut on January 1. I would bet a majority of Obamaphiles are unaware of that and are in for a big surprise.


35 posted on 11/07/2012 5:48:50 AM PST by Tuxedo (OK Texas - time to secede now.)
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To: The Working Man

Layoffs in Defense will begin in January.
200,000 at the prime contractor level, and a Million at sub-tier contractors, next year.

My wife had an appointment TODAY, to sign a contract to double the size of her office and proceed to hire the corresponding staff. (healthcare)

Now, that will not happen.


36 posted on 11/07/2012 5:53:31 AM PST by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: pgkdan

I’m not so sure about Keystone and drilling. Obama had to take those positions in the campaign in order to milk every last vote of his base.

Now, that he has his second term in hand, being a good democrat, he will want to achieve better economic growth so as to continue to be able to say that it is his(dem) policies that are bringing the economy back from the deep hole they inherited from Bush and the Republicans. I think he may do just enough compromise to spur some economic growth. After all, supposedly Slick Willy is mentoring him.


37 posted on 11/07/2012 6:00:30 AM PST by mtrott
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To: Tuxedo

Bush’s fault


38 posted on 11/07/2012 6:07:53 AM PST by tommythev (No Dick Dale in the R&R HOF? for shame!)
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To: The Working Man
ING just over 2000, announced today.

More Hope & Change, moving Forward

39 posted on 11/07/2012 6:15:08 AM PST by SERE_DOC ( “The beauty of the Second Amendment is that it will not be needed until they try to take it.” TJ.)
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To: who knows what evil?

Added a line to my resume - “I voted against Obama - twice.”


40 posted on 11/07/2012 6:17:41 AM PST by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is July 4th, Democrats believe every day is April 15th.)
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To: McGruff

Obama got rid of my defense sector job in 2010. I am retired now.


41 posted on 11/07/2012 6:18:54 AM PST by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is July 4th, Democrats believe every day is April 15th.)
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To: The Working Man

Have a board meeting tomorrow. Present my annual equipment purchase list to the board. Three New Holland tractors and one International truck. Close to $480,000. Hope those factory employees aren’t too disappointed when my board and other boards of directors around the country say now is not the time to be spending, expanding but rather hunkering down and seeing what the future brings.


42 posted on 11/07/2012 6:26:45 AM PST by artichokegrower
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To: The Working Man

As has been witnessed personally, in a defense contractor’s plant, a big Thanksgiving dinner get-together, with the announcement that the gates will be closed, as of the next morning, through to the end of the calendar year.

Or, as also seen, when the company shuts down for Christmas and New Year’s, the pink slips, effective immediately, are inside the thank you letter from the CEO.

I see a retailing bust, because all the crap I see on the shelf now, for the holidays, is just that, crap! People will be buying “b,b,b” (bullets, band aids, butter).

This is December 2012, remember? “Something” is supposed to happen, remember?

When a Tom Clancy paperback costs $9.00, and that was written BEFORE 9/11, (Sorry, Tom), even reading a book is a luxury item! And that is sad to say, because I’m a writer, as well.


43 posted on 11/07/2012 6:30:45 AM PST by Terry L Smith
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To: The Working Man
Business leaders who said they would have no alternative but to fire employees if Obama got reelected were not kidding. The firings will begin immediately, within days and millions will lose their jobs, their homes, their lives, their fortunes.

America and Americans have forsaken the Lord Jesus Christ, God the Father, the Word of God and the very Judeo-Christian principles and ethics we as a nation was founded upon. They have removed God from school, from government, from their personal lives. America has made her choice = "we do not want you, we are our own god, we are going to go our own way." Last night, Almighty God removed His hand of protection and mercy and said in effect: "ok I am giving you over in judgment, to the very thing you want."

The American dream is over. This is not 1776, this is 2012. The American populace is not godly (except for a small "righteous remnant"). We are ungodly, we have chosen sin over Him and no man or movement, conservative or otherwise can deliver us. Only the Lord Jesus Christ and we have said : "Go from us, we want no part of or with you."

There is no "salvation" from this... only sure and certain judgment. God is under no obligation to deliver America as a nation and unless there is a massive, nation-wide repentance, He will not do so. The best you and your family can hope for is personal salvation from your sin and the coming judgment through personal faith in the Lord Jesus Christ.

44 posted on 11/07/2012 6:40:14 AM PST by Jmouse007 (Lord deliver us from evil, in Jesus name, amen.)
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To: The Working Man

To be honest, I have a rather high 5 figure salary, and I feel as if I’m holding on by my fingertips. I was already worried about Christmas for my daughters, and now, I honestly don’t know anymore. I’m seeing the light at the tunnel, but it’s SuperTrain, coming in at 100+ miles per hour loaded with nuclear waste, and I’m stuck on the tracks in a vehicle that someone else has locked me in and they’ve got the keys.


45 posted on 11/07/2012 6:45:44 AM PST by ro_dreaming (G.K. Chesterton, “Christianity has not been tried and found wanting. It’s been found hard and lef)
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To: The Working Man

“Christmas Shopping Season, what will retailers discover, Boom or Bust”

I have no doubt that credit card usage will be on the upswing, hell Bambi will blame the banks when people can’t pay them off.


46 posted on 11/07/2012 9:21:37 AM PST by DAC21
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To: The Working Man

We’ll be seeing en masse cuts in defense jobs — including those that were basically told to wait by the Obama administration — immediately.

If Christmas doesn’t go well for retailers, unemployment will be back over 8% after the holidays.

The socialist in the White House just doesn’t get it when it comes to creating jobs. Additional legislation, taxation and legislation is not a good thing.


47 posted on 11/07/2012 9:27:56 AM PST by NYRepublican72
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