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Vegas Employer: Obama Won–So I Fired 22 Employees
KXNT Las Vagas ^ | November 7, 2012 | N/A

Posted on 11/08/2012 6:12:59 AM PST by Freeport

LAS VEGAS (CBS Las Vegas) — A Las Vegas business owner with 114 employees fired 22 workers today, apparently as a direct result of President Obama’s re-election.

“David” (he asked to remain anonymous for obvious reasons) told Host Kevin Wall on 100.5 KXNT that “elections have consequences” and that “at the end of the day, I need to survive.”

Here’s an excerpt from the interview. Click the audio tab below to hear even more from this compelling conversation: . . . I’m just one guy with 114 employees — well was 114 employees — watch what happens in the next six months. The Dow alone lost 314 points today. There’s a tsunami coming and if you didn’t think this election had consequences, just wait.”

(Excerpt) Read more at lasvegas.cbslocal.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events; US: Nevada
KEYWORDS: bho2012; bringthepain; ecomony; lasvegas; layoffs; nv2012
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Yup.. Here it comes baby!
1 posted on 11/08/2012 6:13:06 AM PST by Freeport
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To: Freeport

Local company closed its doors the day after election.

Produced solar glass.

Guess nobody saw THAT coming.


2 posted on 11/08/2012 6:16:23 AM PST by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever.)
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To: Freeport

Hope-N-Change...
More lifetime government dole voters created.


3 posted on 11/08/2012 6:16:28 AM PST by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: Freeport

I expect post-holiday layoffs to be EPIC and that we’ll climb back into the 9% range for unemployment.

Oh’ and then there will be calls for another stimulus only this time I’m quitting my job and will sit on my ass for two years if it’s offered.


4 posted on 11/08/2012 6:16:36 AM PST by TSgt (...voters discover that they can vote themselves generous gifts from the public treasury.)
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To: Freeport

Good. Elections have consequences. Welcome to Obama’s Amerika.


5 posted on 11/08/2012 6:17:23 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: Freeport

It’s their sacrifice for the state. It’s the least they can do for the cult. /sarcasm.


6 posted on 11/08/2012 6:18:59 AM PST by virgil
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To: Freeport
Take a look at how few areas dictate to the Country ...

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323894704578105031877259720.html?mod=WSJ_hp_mostpop_read

7 posted on 11/08/2012 6:19:08 AM PST by The Sons of Liberty (Never Underestimate the Power of Evil or Evil Doers)
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To: Freeport

8 posted on 11/08/2012 6:20:26 AM PST by TSgt (...voters discover that they can vote themselves generous gifts from the public treasury.)
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To: TSgt

Big lay offs coming in medical device.


9 posted on 11/08/2012 6:21:13 AM PST by virgil
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To: SoFloFreeper

Layoffs are coming at my company as well. We have already started the list ... won’t be a merry Christmas for many.


10 posted on 11/08/2012 6:21:13 AM PST by magnumsgirl
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To: SoFloFreeper

I truly hope the only people laid off by this guy were Obama voters...I suspect this employer knows who is who.


11 posted on 11/08/2012 6:21:40 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: Freeport
Boeing saved their big layoff until after the election, that's in the news today.
12 posted on 11/08/2012 6:21:58 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: TSgt
I expect post-holiday layoffs to be EPIC and that we’ll climb back into the 9% range for unemployment.

Except that the Obamugabe-run BLS keeps shrinking the 'universe of available jobs vs job seekers' so that the unemployment number doesn't look so bad. If the same size 'universe of available jobs' is used that was in use the day Bush left office, REAL unemployment would be in the 20% range, and THAT just can't be allowed to tarnish his halo............................

13 posted on 11/08/2012 6:22:43 AM PST by Red Badger (Lincoln freed the slaves. Obama just got them ALL back......................)
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To: Freeport

Link please?


14 posted on 11/08/2012 6:23:41 AM PST by TigerClaws
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To: TSgt
I expect post-holiday layoffs to be EPIC and that we’ll climb back into the 9% range for unemployment.

I expect you're right. My employer announced back in September that layoff's would be likely by end of year unless economic conditions changed.

Looks like they're changing alright, and not for the better now that Obummer's been re-elected. I'm guessing they'll do layoff's somewhere between Thanksgiving and Christmas, just as they did last year.

In the last year, my employer has gone from just over 14,000 employees to just under 11,000 employees through layoff's and attrition (people retiring/finding jobs elsewhere.) It's damn' hard to get anything done right now with I.T. being literally gutted and they're threatening more layoff's.

Going to be an interesting end of year, Thanks Obama Supporters!

15 posted on 11/08/2012 6:23:53 AM PST by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: virgil
Big lay offs coming in medical device.

Yeah, I heard that Medicare was going to stop paying for Penis Pumps...................

16 posted on 11/08/2012 6:24:12 AM PST by Red Badger (Lincoln freed the slaves. Obama just got them ALL back......................)
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To: Freeport

I hope all 22 voted for Obama.


17 posted on 11/08/2012 6:24:58 AM PST by Old Retired Army Guy
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To: SoFloFreeper
Boeing announced a major restructuring of its defense division on Wednesday that will cut 30 percent of management jobs from 2010 levels.

Then they added: Boeing said the changes were not a response to the threat of additional, across-the-board U.S. budget cuts due to take effect on Jan. 2, or the outcome of U.S. elections, but represented another step in its continuing drive to “be more competitive while investing in technologies and people.”

LOL..Obamacare is going to cost them, and every other company, a fortune.

18 posted on 11/08/2012 6:25:20 AM PST by radioone ( Main Stream Media. The Government built that.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

He went to the parking lot and noted whose cars had Obozo bumper stickers........


19 posted on 11/08/2012 6:25:25 AM PST by Red Badger (Lincoln freed the slaves. Obama just got them ALL back......................)
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To: Freeport

These DUMBASS Obama supports have no clue what they have wrought! May they all get what they so truly deserve!


20 posted on 11/08/2012 6:26:06 AM PST by sirchtruth (Freedom is not free.)
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To: Freeport

Malkin had a story that the Obammie the Commie administration asked Lockheed-Martin to delay announcement of massive layoffs until after the election. Obammie and his Commies promised taxpayer funds if they did.

Now Boeing is announcing massive layoffs...back to 2010 levels.

Yesterday Draghi announced that the EU is in serious trouble.

The state-run media buried the Obama Ben Ghazi story.

Don’t try to tell me there is not a conspiracy going on to keep the communists/socialists (they are the same) in power.

You don’t need a back room filled with smoke.

You only need a group of people who have the same goal in enough positions of power that they have a monopoly.

That is in place.


21 posted on 11/08/2012 6:26:37 AM PST by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (Prepare for survival.)
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To: Freeport

From Twitter:

@realjonlovitz Friends who own businesses say they’re figuring out how many people they have to lay off. They can’t afford health care & stay open.

One of the replies:

@realjonlovitz tell them to try harder. Sacrifice is part of the game if you want to be a respectable business

Sacrifice for me but not for thee...


22 posted on 11/08/2012 6:28:50 AM PST by nodumbblonde ("I'm all for helping the helpless, but I don't give a rat's a** about the clueless." - Dennis Miller)
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To: virgil

“Big lay offs coming in medical device.”

Yup, I work at one on the Mass North Shore. We’ll be accruing some $3+ million for the new tax in Jan.

We’ll be letting go a few R&D people I suspect. The are mainly Cambridge kids fresh out of engineering schools around here and I’m sure I don’t need to give you 3 guesses who they voted for.

Sweet irony.


23 posted on 11/08/2012 6:29:08 AM PST by CapnJack
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To: Freeport

Look, “David,” if you’re in the solar or renewable mumbo-jumbo business, you simply need to fill out some forms and an obama czar will be along with a grant.

If you’re producing oil or plastic widgets of some kind you might as well just pack up the whole building and move to Mexico. Obama doesn’t want you to succeed, economy be damned.


24 posted on 11/08/2012 6:30:25 AM PST by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: sirchtruth

It’s poetic justice that most of the job losses coming will be from the very people who voted this nut in!!!


25 posted on 11/08/2012 6:30:46 AM PST by ontap
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To: Freeport

Job the vote. Woops, too late.


26 posted on 11/08/2012 6:31:04 AM PST by Anima Mundi (You can lead a brain to facts but you can't make it think.)
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To: Freeport

I have 3 full time plus two casual laborers. 2 full times are being let go and I’ll use the casuals as needed. Expansion has been cancelled.


27 posted on 11/08/2012 6:32:21 AM PST by liberty or death
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To: Freeport

My employer a private business has decide that we are shutting down by March 31, 2013. I am financially secure as are he and another senior executive. Over 60 people will lose their jobs. I feel for the Romney supporters in the group and we have agreed to do all we can to help cushion the blow and find jobs for them with other firms if possible. as for the Obama supporters they can just depend on Obama.


28 posted on 11/08/2012 6:32:43 AM PST by georgiarat (Obama, providing incompetence since Day One!!)
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To: Freeport

If true, there should be more of this. And I believe it is true.


29 posted on 11/08/2012 6:33:55 AM PST by needmorePaine
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To: Freeport

very good! I fired 3 of my employees. Let the system fail, we have no other options anyway..


30 posted on 11/08/2012 6:34:24 AM PST by modernline2009
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To: TSgt

Yep. I told my husband last night, around February, it’s gonna hit the fan. By then, all seasonal Target, WalMart, Toys R Us, etc., retail workers will have no jobs.

We have been out to eat twice this week for various reasons and it has been stunning that we are literally the only people in the restaurant or one other family is there. We overheard the other family last night expressing their bewilderment and confusion about the election.

I call February to be a bleak, bad month.


31 posted on 11/08/2012 6:34:31 AM PST by AUJenn
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To: Freeport

It’s a damned shame that there isn’t a way to insure that only those who re-elected Emperor Zero are let go.

They are the bastards who have sowed the seeds of destruction - let them reap it.


32 posted on 11/08/2012 6:35:13 AM PST by reagan_fanatic (You are not now, and will never be my President, Mr. Obama.)
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To: georgiarat

How many of the 60 do you suspect are Obamabots?


33 posted on 11/08/2012 6:35:58 AM PST by GOPsterinMA (The autopsy will show that this nation committed suicide.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I’m with you.
Make them suffer the consequences of their ideology.


34 posted on 11/08/2012 6:37:57 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: sirchtruth

Oh, they’re gonna get it - good and hard!


35 posted on 11/08/2012 6:38:42 AM PST by definitelynotaliberal
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To: TigerClaws
Link please?


36 posted on 11/08/2012 6:39:14 AM PST by tnlibertarian
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To: Red Badger

"That's my bag, baby!"

37 posted on 11/08/2012 6:40:06 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Freeport

Good for him.He should have gotten rid of all 114 and closed his doors.


38 posted on 11/08/2012 6:40:26 AM PST by sport
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To: GOPsterinMA

You just have to drop below 50, don’t you?


39 posted on 11/08/2012 6:41:11 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Freeport
There’s a tsunami coming and if you didn’t think this election had consequences, just wait.”

Layoffs coming for Caterpillar, Beechcraft, Supervalue is letting go at least 700. Military cuts are going to hit contract people very, very hard.
Discretionary spending will go way down due to Obomacare and higher taxes, so the service sector is going to take a huge hit as well. SEIU will be well rewarded for their democrat contributions - NOT.

"Hows that hope and change working out or you now?"

,

40 posted on 11/08/2012 6:42:49 AM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: Freeport

I’ve stopped pretending that Obama voters have anything useful to offer. I can’t really be friends with any of them since I can’t stomach their views. All I see them as now are potential targets once SHTF, especially since they undoubtedly think Obama will save them from the coming collapse, and thus have not prepared.

Please wear a nice shade of commie red or an Obama tee, a-holes, so I know who to shoot first.


41 posted on 11/08/2012 6:45:18 AM PST by Mich Patriot (PITCH BLACK is the new "transparent")
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To: MrB

Yes. But remember, over 30 hours a week is considered “fulltime” under ObamaCare.


42 posted on 11/08/2012 6:45:44 AM PST by GOPsterinMA (The autopsy will show that this nation committed suicide.)
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To: Freeport

Executive Order 10-289 (excerpt)

In the name of the general welfare, 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( Bureau of Labor), 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 penalty of the nationalization of their establishment and of any and all of their property.

To read the rest and the explanation visit: http://www.conservapedia.com/Directive_10-289


43 posted on 11/08/2012 6:46:06 AM PST by EBH (0bama is guilty of willful neglect of duty.)
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To: ontap
It’s poetic justice that most of the job losses coming will be from the very people who voted this nut in!!!

I wonder whether some of them would welcome being laid off, since then they can get "free stuff."

44 posted on 11/08/2012 6:47:55 AM PST by Salvey
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To: Freeport
This may sound bad, but I HOPE it happens. The consequences need to be felt all around, thats the only way to open up peoples eyes.

My real fear is that things will get marginally better, and that Obama and Liberalism will get the credit. That would be a disaster.

45 posted on 11/08/2012 6:48:14 AM PST by Paradox (Unexpected things coming for the next few years.)
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OK, 49 employees at 29.5 hours a week.

Obama & his sycophants need to look up “Chesspiece fallacy”.

People are going to change their behaviors to avoid the pain inflicted by his dummass policies.


46 posted on 11/08/2012 6:48:42 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: TSgt
Oh’ and then there will be calls for another stimulus only this time

QE3 has no limit this time. Oboma can print all the money he wants at any time (and he is). Right now, they're printing 4 billion a month to keep the welfare recipients fed and keep the unemployment numbers down (well, at least until the election was over).

Oboma screwed up bad. Real bad. Our country, if it survives, is going to be in shambles for generations. It was really, really stupid for the American voters to put a social parasite in charge of the countries wallet.

47 posted on 11/08/2012 6:48:53 AM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: TSgt

This sort of thing is going to be happening a LOT more, and the unemployment rate won’t stop at 9%.

This will not be a “double-dip” recession that “just happened”. What we have been facing and living through is a DEPRESSION, though none will call it by its name. And it was engineered, with the express intent of creating a crisis so large, so pervasive, and so pernicious, that economic collapse was the only possible outcome.

If anybody recalls the track of the first two terms of FDR and the days of the establishment of the New Deal, an exercise in the micromanagement of business and industry by government fiat, first the Republican opponent in 1936 was shamelessly demonized, resulting in an overwhelming defeat, then in FDR’s second term, by 1938 the economy was MUCH worse off than it was in 1932, when it was already a depression.

Only the fact that Great Britain was ramping up to resist Nazi Germany’s expansion into military conquest of all of Europe, and needed HUGE quantities of war materials (for which they were hauling vast amounts of silver bullion to the US to reimburse US manufacturers). FDR’s New Deal economy could get the additional capital to continue their distribution of largesse to the “downtrodden” masses here in the US. The excess production that was STILL rolling off the farmlands at depressed prices could now be sold profitably to the British and the Empire members around the world. Eventually, with the trigger of Pearl Harbor, an unbelievably massive army could be conscripted to fight the “Axis”. Those young men, and a surprising number of young women, the “Greatest Generation”, were sent off to fight and die in one of the most cynical exercises of policy to dispose of “excess” persons otherwise unemployable ever to be exerted in America.

Remember, we still have conscription law in place, and there is a threat looming as large as the “Axis” powers hanging over the world.

And the Current Occupant of the White Hut has indicated that if push comes to shove, he will take their side.

The Muslin Brotherhood has a sure partner.

Israel, not so much.


48 posted on 11/08/2012 6:49:50 AM PST by alloysteel (Bronco Bama - the cowboy who whooped up and widened the stampede.)
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To: Freeport

I’m canceling my health club membership shortly. It has to be done in writing, so I’ll add something like “It’s the Obama effect”.


49 posted on 11/08/2012 6:51:15 AM PST by RowdyYates
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To: EBH

Who is John Galt?


50 posted on 11/08/2012 6:51:19 AM PST by cdcdawg
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