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Posted on 11/07/2012 3:30:02 PM PST by Lorianne

Boeing Announces Big Layoffs in Defense Division http://www.cnbc.com/id/49729998

ING Layoffs In State Are Unrelated To Massive Staff Reduction In Europe http://www.courant.com/business/connecticut-insurance/hc-ing-layoffs-20121107,0,5645363.story

Caterpillar’s Layoffs Parallel A Falling Monthly Copper Price Index http://agmetalminer.com/2012/11/07/caterpillars-layoffs-parallel-a-falling-monthly-copper-price-index/

More Layoffs May Be In Store for Alcatel-Lucent http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2012/11/06/more-layoffs-may-be-in-store-for-alcatel-lucent.aspx

Boeing Telegraphs Layoffs in Defense, Space & Security Unit http://247wallst.com/2012/11/07/boeing-telegraphs-layoffs-in-defense-space-security-unit/

Umatilla Chemical Depot plans layoffs this month, in 2013 http://www.tri-cityherald.com/2012/11/06/2160493/umatilla-chemical-depot-plans.html#storylink=cpy

Hawker Beechcraft to close plants in Arkansas, Texas, Arizona, cut more jobs http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/52f3fff526904fc68717a1cf890c9f9c/KS--Hawker-Beechcraft-Layoffs


TOPICS: Business/Economy
KEYWORDS: 2012; bhoeconomy; bholayoffs; boeing; caterpillar; democrats; economy; elections; layoffs; obama; obamanomics; obamasized; obamasizing; ownit; recovery
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1 posted on 11/07/2012 3:30:04 PM PST by Lorianne
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To: Lorianne

Boeing Announces Big Layoffs in Defense Division http://www.cnbc.com/id/49729998

ING Layoffs In State Are Unrelated To Massive Staff Reduction In Europe http://www.courant.com/business/connecticut-insurance/hc-ing-layoffs-20121107,0,5645363.story

Caterpillar’s Layoffs Parallel A Falling Monthly Copper Price Index http://agmetalminer.com/2012/11/07/caterpillars-layoffs-parallel-a-falling-monthly-copper-price-index/

More Layoffs May Be In Store for Alcatel-Lucent http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2012/11/06/more-layoffs-may-be-in-store-for-alcatel-lucent.aspx

Boeing Telegraphs Layoffs in Defense, Space & Security Unit http://247wallst.com/2012/11/07/boeing-telegraphs-layoffs-in-defense-space-security-unit/

Umatilla Chemical Depot plans layoffs this month, in 2013 http://www.tri-cityherald.com/2012/11/06/2160493/umatilla-chemical-depot-plans.html#storylink=cpy

Hawker Beechcraft to close plants in Arkansas, Texas, Arizona, cut more jobs http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/52f3fff526904fc68717a1cf890c9f9c/KS—Hawker-Beechcraft-Layoffs


2 posted on 11/07/2012 3:31:24 PM PST by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: Lorianne

We get the government they deserve.


3 posted on 11/07/2012 3:32:11 PM PST by skeeter
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To: Lorianne

Is this on top of the 41% increased layoffs announced in October?


4 posted on 11/07/2012 3:33:51 PM PST by griswold3 (Big Government does not tolerate rivals.)
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To: Lorianne
Wait, the day after Obama got reelected there are layoffs? Hmmmm..... I wonder if those 2 things are related?
5 posted on 11/07/2012 3:34:20 PM PST by Volunteer (Though I know that the hypnotized never lie, do ya? - The Who)
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To: skeeter

More people on the dole....more solid the dem base becomes....it’s over unless boner gets a pair.


6 posted on 11/07/2012 3:34:42 PM PST by CanadianBloodAmericanHeart
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To: Lorianne

Reality strikes home in 3....2....1....!


7 posted on 11/07/2012 3:35:19 PM PST by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: Lorianne

I am tweeting all these using #obamalayoffs if any twitterers would like to do the same


8 posted on 11/07/2012 3:35:36 PM PST by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: Lorianne

Layoffs rise as firms retrench due to earnings
http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2012/10/25/layoffs-job-cuts-earnings/1658147/

Auto industry could ease manufacturing slowdown [or not when you read the article]
http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Auto-industry-could-ease-manufacturing-slowdown-4007034.php

Chemical depot shutdown leads to higher jobless rate
http://www.eastoregonian.com/news/local_news/chemical-depot-shutdown-leads-to-higher-jobless-rate/article_747dad7e-14e9-11e2-a7d1-001a4bcf887a.html

Small Business Employment, Revenues In Downward Trend, Says Intuit
http://www.gaebler.com/News/Small-Business-Finance/Small-Business-Employment,-Revenues-in-Downward-Trend,-Says-Intuit-900000259.htm


9 posted on 11/07/2012 3:36:08 PM PST by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: Lorianne

Yeah - but at least these companies aren’t going to get big tax cuts.

So it’s all good. :)


10 posted on 11/07/2012 3:36:44 PM PST by Tzimisce (THIS SUCKS)
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To: Lorianne

Some of them should have seen some indications, but how many (at least to their workers) of these come as a ‘surprise’?

How many of these ‘increased’ the impacted number from pre-announced laid off plan, if the plan was in the working?


11 posted on 11/07/2012 3:37:50 PM PST by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Lorianne

This is just the beginning. Next we will told that we have to “hail Satan” and that churches will either be taxed if they stay open or closed down.


12 posted on 11/07/2012 3:39:19 PM PST by jsanders2001
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To: Tzimisce
And those bastard CEOs might get a tax increase but they can afford it O told me so.

Man, I am bitter.

13 posted on 11/07/2012 3:40:13 PM PST by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: Lorianne
If they had announced this prior to the election instead of bowing to O-Bozo, the results might have been drastically different
14 posted on 11/07/2012 3:41:17 PM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: riri

ugh! I have been using #ObamaEconomy — tweet onward!! ;-)


15 posted on 11/07/2012 3:42:22 PM PST by eeevil conservative (GIVE ME A PLACE TO STAND AND I WILL MOVE THE EARTH....Archimedes)
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To: jsanders2001

GOP should go for the sequester in the name of “fairness” - more people need to have skin in the game and pay “their fair share.”


16 posted on 11/07/2012 3:42:22 PM PST by mwl8787
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To: Lorianne

But of course they are likely in RED states. Revenge is a b**ch.


17 posted on 11/07/2012 3:43:05 PM PST by illinifan (The Left doesn't want you to be upwardly mobile. They want you to be angry and disaffected)
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To: Lorianne

Who will pay? The middle-class workforce, of course.

So with another four years for President Obama to look forward to, and the obvious inevitability of Obamacare that this entails, let’s examine the very real jobs that will be lost, and the very real lives that will be affected.

Welch Allyn

Welch Allyn, a company that manufactures medical diagnostic equipment in central New York, announced in September that they would be laying off 275 employees, or roughly 10% of their workforce over the next three years. One of the major reasons discussed for the layoffs was a proactive response to the Medical Device Tax mandated by the new healthcare law.

Dana Holding Corp.

As recently as a week ago, a global auto parts manufacturing company in Ohio known as Dana Holding Corp., warned their employees of potential layoffs, citing “$24 million over the next six years in additional U.S. health care expenses”. After laying off several white collar staffers, company insiders have hinted at more to come. The company will have to cover the additional $24 million cost somehow, which will likely equate to numerous cuts in their current workforce of 25,500 worldwide.

Stryker

One of the biggest medical device manufacturers in the world, Stryker will close their facility in Orchard Park, New York, eliminating 96 jobs in December. Worse, they plan on countering the medical device tax in Obamacare by slashing 5% of their global workforce - an estimated 1,170 positions.

Medtronic

In March of 2010, medical device maker Medtronic warned that Obamacare taxes could result in a reduction of precisely 1,000 jobs. That plan became reality when the company cut 500 positions over the summer, with another 500 set for the end of 2013.

Others

A short list of other companies facing future layoffs at the hands of Obamacare:

•Smith & Nephew - 770 layoffs
•Abbott Labs - 700 layoffs
•Covidien - 595 layoffs
•Kinetic Concepts - 427 layoffs
•St. Jude Medical - 300 layoffs
•Hill Rom - 200 layoffs

Add on those companies reducing hours to keep employees part-time and avoid Obamacare taxes.

Link to full article embedded with more data: http://connect.freedomworks.org/news/view/320794?destination=node%2F320794


18 posted on 11/07/2012 3:48:10 PM PST by CharlesMartelsGhost
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To: Lorianne
I took my wife of 52 years to the doctor today for her cancer check. They informed her that this would be her last check up because Obamacare won’t cover her after age of 70.
I came home and was sitting around thinking of the things to come and I thought of how next the coal industry will be basically shut down and all those people that would be out of work. Then I thought, wait. Wasn't’t it the coal miners that got the union rolling? Well, to make a long story short, as far as I am concerned they and their families can kiss my arse. They have been on strike for their pittally tandrum without ever given one thought how it affected the rest of the country. It was all about them.
They at least get a pass on Obama care, the thing they were instrumental in forcing on me and my family. I worked all my life and never received 1 day of unemployment, food stamps or other government assistance and tried to insure that my wife and my insurance needs would be met in our old age. Now you union hooligan's can get out here and eat your share of crap. Pay back is hell when you deal with democrats. You become useless to them and in the trash you go. They have no honor.
Yes, I am now one of those angry white men. Screw you and your family like you’ve done mine for so long.
19 posted on 11/07/2012 3:50:49 PM PST by papageo
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To: mwl8787
People say that the rich need to pay “their fair share.” What about the poor? They get all the benefits and pay little if anything for them. We should have them pay “their fair share.” Then see what kind of attitude they have.
20 posted on 11/07/2012 3:53:23 PM PST by teacherwoes ("I saw under the sun in the place of judgment wickedness, and in the place of justice iniquity.")
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To: teacherwoes

The rich will stay rich. They have the means by which to shelter their wealth. I say good for them. Unfortunately, the middle class will be forced into poverty. That’s been the true goal since that a$$ clown was elected in 2008.


21 posted on 11/07/2012 3:57:35 PM PST by truthluva ("Character is doing the right thing even when no one is looking"..J.C. Watts)
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To: jsanders2001

‘and that WHITE churches will either be taxed if they stay open or closed down’


22 posted on 11/07/2012 4:02:42 PM PST by dirtymac
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To: Lorianne

Wow. Obama thanks them for waiting until the election. ugh


23 posted on 11/07/2012 4:06:50 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL

My understanding about how the DoD will approach sequestration is that they’ll idle weapons and systems production lines first.

Boeing is raking in a lot of money making P-8s, F/A-18E/Fs and now KC-45s. Lockheed, another company that decided to play ball with Obama on the whole WARN Act mandate makes F-35s.

As far as I’m concerned sequestration is a big ol’ sh*tburger that they cooked up, and they should now be prepared to take a bite.


24 posted on 11/07/2012 4:13:33 PM PST by tanknetter
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To: papageo
"I worked all my life and never received 1 day of unemployment, food stamps or other government assistance"

Me neither, now that I reflect upon it. Thankx.

25 posted on 11/07/2012 4:14:30 PM PST by Paladin2 (.)
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To: GeronL

Only our uneducated electorate would need to see these stories to comprehend the massive unintended, and intended consequences of Obama and his policies.

We’re just stuck in the mud right now, while Romney would have been infinitely better than Obama, he would have been legislatively impotent with the senate as it exists.

Let Obama own the downfall all by his lonesome.


26 posted on 11/07/2012 4:18:38 PM PST by Bshaw (A nefarious deceit is upon us all!)
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To: riri

A lot of those CEOs are leaving the country.

Those taxes they supported? They’re not going to be paying them. :)


27 posted on 11/07/2012 4:18:51 PM PST by Tzimisce (THIS SUCKS)
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To: papageo

Isn’t a review board of 8 retired doctors in each hospital part of the Obamacare mess? Can you take your wife’s case to this so called hospital review board and ask about getting her more care if she needs it?


28 posted on 11/07/2012 4:19:19 PM PST by WonkyTonky
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To: Lorianne; All

And millions of hourly workers about to find out their employer is capping work week at 29 to avoid ObamaCare’s “30 hours is full time” rule are in for a rude awaking in the new year.


29 posted on 11/07/2012 4:19:24 PM PST by newzjunkey (Obama thanks Pontius Pilate voter Freepers for making him president til 2017!)
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To: papageo
"I took my wife of 52 years to the doctor today for her cancer check. They informed her that this would be her last check up because Obamacare won’t cover her after age of 70.

Perhaps it's time to inform the people in this country of this incident. If it was me, and it could easily be because I'm almost 70, I would contact my local media, newspaper via letters to the editor, talk radio, etc. (use your imagination) and explain to them just what is happening to your wife. Because nobody will believe this unless someone tells them first hand.

And secondly, I would check with a cancer hospital in your vicinity for testing and care if need be. I live near Roswell Park in Bflo., NY and I know they treat people who can't afford to pay for their own care. Do not give up because you have a door closed in your face. Throw this right back into the face of the politicians and the media. Do not keep this incident to yourself for all of our sakes.

30 posted on 11/07/2012 4:21:56 PM PST by mia
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To: Paladin2; papageo
"I worked all my life and never received 1 day of unemployment, food stamps or other government assistance"

It upsets me I could say that until last month.

31 posted on 11/07/2012 4:22:22 PM PST by newzjunkey (Obama thanks Pontius Pilate voter Freepers for making him president til 2017!)
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To: papageo

Doesn’t she have Medicare and a Medicare supplement?


32 posted on 11/07/2012 4:33:27 PM PST by greeneyes (Moderation in defense of your country is NO virtue. Let Freedom Ring.)
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To: teacherwoes; All
People say that the rich need to pay “their fair share.” What about the poor? They get all the benefits and pay little if anything for them. We should have them pay “their fair share.” Then see what kind of attitude they have.

Screw you. The working poor see payroll taxes taken from their paychecks, probably along with confiscatory union dues and they pay income taxes.

If that later's refunded that's not their fault--blame Congress. Those hourly workers are about to see the work week capped at 29 hours to avoid ObamaCare instead of working as many hours as needed by the business.

You want to believe these were all Obama voters but that's a lie you tell yourself. What the Democrats poke Republicans with, that they don't care because they 'got theirs,' is certainly an attitude I witnessed from some on FR. It's repulsive. Like the unfortunate 47% comment, it divides, in gives life to the class warfare rhetoric of the Left. STOP IT!

We should persuade, we should offer hands up not belittle and grind people down particularly in this abominable economy.

Are you so ignorant, arrogant and hate-filled to believe every one of those additional food stamp beneficiaries are happy about it? What about the unemployed and underemployed? It's their fault, right?

33 posted on 11/07/2012 4:37:12 PM PST by newzjunkey (Obama thanks Pontius Pilate voter Freepers for making him president til 2017!)
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To: papageo
I don't know about your wife's situation but it's not uncommon to stop checking patients who had been cancer free for a substantial length of time. My mother encountered that. It's possible that may be a factor.

Congratulations on the long marriage and I hope for many more!

34 posted on 11/07/2012 4:40:43 PM PST by newzjunkey (Obama thanks Pontius Pilate voter Freepers for making him president til 2017!)
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To: Lorianne

Its starting!


35 posted on 11/07/2012 4:41:39 PM PST by ully2
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To: Bshaw
Let Obama own the downfall all by his lonesome.

That is true, but do you really think he cares?

36 posted on 11/07/2012 4:44:48 PM PST by OldPossum
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To: newzjunkey

don’t say that.

Anyways, we should all do our part to bleed out the system.

We should all get ObamaPhones and subsidized $9.95 a month high-speed internet and whatever else.


37 posted on 11/07/2012 5:03:16 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: newzjunkey

No, I don’t believe that all the poor voted for Obama as I don’t believe all the rich voted for Romney. I was a working poor for many years and all I saw was my taxes, as well as cost for living, go up.

However, I do hate it when the poor say “tax the rich” and offer nothing in return. I believe we need to help them but they also need to help themselves. Only together can both sides make it. If the poor expects the rich to help them and they do nothing then they become dependent upon handouts and not a helping hand.


38 posted on 11/07/2012 5:25:07 PM PST by teacherwoes ("I saw under the sun in the place of judgment wickedness, and in the place of justice iniquity.")
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To: skeeter
"We get the government they deserve."

Yep. The tail is wagging the dog.

Perhaps it is time...

39 posted on 11/07/2012 6:14:22 PM PST by TXnMA
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To: Lorianne

Vestas to cut 3,000 more jobs (Oregon)
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2957135/posts
http://www.oregonlive.com/business/index.ssf/2012/11/vestas_to_cut_3000_more_jobs.html


40 posted on 11/08/2012 12:45:51 PM PST by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: Lorianne

Nearly 200 ‘family-sustaining’ jobs to be lost as HarperCollins plans to close warehouse
http://thetimes-tribune.com/news/nearly-200-family-sustaining-jobs-to-be-lost-as-harpercollins-plans-to-close-warehouse-1.1399967


41 posted on 11/08/2012 12:48:10 PM PST by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: CharlesMartelsGhost; All

Thanks

Anyone with any layoff stories please post here so we can have a composite list.


42 posted on 11/08/2012 12:53:56 PM PST by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: Lorianne

To all those who are laid-off and who voted for DIMs.....Bwahahahahahahahahahaha!


43 posted on 11/08/2012 12:54:05 PM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Lorianne

TE Connectivity to close Guilford plant, lay off 620
http://www.bizjournals.com/triad/news/2012/11/08/te-connectivity-to-close-greensboro.html?page=all


44 posted on 11/08/2012 1:26:27 PM PST by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: Lorianne

Nextel to cut 20% of jobs at Virginia headquarters
http://www.telecompaper.com/news/nextel-to-cut-20-of-jobs-at-virginia-headquarters—906620


45 posted on 11/08/2012 1:28:57 PM PST by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: Lorianne

BTTT


46 posted on 11/08/2012 2:00:06 PM PST by RatSlayer
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To: newzjunkey

Five years is the arbitrary time when they consider you cured. However, my husband lasted nine years after his first cancer operation, and then he died. I am over 70 now and I had cancer four years ago. I don’t consider myself cured, though, and I won’t be able to get any more mamograms to see if I am free of cancer, according to Obama’s plans.


47 posted on 11/08/2012 2:49:16 PM PST by MondoQueen
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To: newzjunkey
The working poor see payroll taxes taken from their paychecks, probably along with confiscatory union dues and they pay income taxes.

The working poor do not pay Federal income taxes. See: Earned Income Tax Credit. I knew a guy who had about $2,500/yr in Federal income taxes withheld from his biweekly paychecks. At the end of the year, he would get a "tax refund" of over $10,000. That is the EITC, and this guy was not working poor. More like lower-middle class.

BTW, he felt guilty about this EITC, but cashed the checks anyway because he needed them, looking forward to the day when his income was high enough to no longer qualify. I don't know, but I would assume he's probably in minority (he had conservative ethics).

I'm now of the opinion that everyone -- even the poor -- should pay some income taxes. Even if it is only a nominal amount. But it should be a large enough percentage of the person's income to give him pause whenever a politician promises another wonder government program. Things would be a lot different in this country if *every* worker in America needed to ask himself, But will this wonderful new program cause my taxes to increase?

48 posted on 11/08/2012 4:03:15 PM PST by kevao (Hey, Obama: The 1930s called, they want their economic policy back.)
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To: kevao

What is going to be funny is when these large corporations stop supporting ABC, NBC, CBS CNN because they are not making money and then watch these left wing reporters go nuts because they are being laid off due to lack of selling ad space.


49 posted on 11/08/2012 4:34:09 PM PST by YukonGreen
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To: Lorianne

Energizer to cut more than 10 percent of workforce
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/energizer-cut-more-10-percent-002153295.html


50 posted on 11/09/2012 9:00:01 AM PST by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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