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Cause and Effect: Americans Who Voted for Obama Now Seeing Weekly Job Hours Slashed Below 30...
International Business Times ^ | December 12, 2012

Posted on 12/13/2012 2:51:29 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

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1 posted on 12/13/2012 2:51:30 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

My wife works for a small family business that employed 55 workers.

Six were let go a few weeks back to get under 50. No news camera’s standing out on the curb. Nobody keeping count - just another 6 jobs gone.


2 posted on 12/13/2012 2:55:35 PM PST by PeteB570 ( Islam is the sea in which the Terrorist Shark swims. The deeper the sea the larger the shark.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Boo hoo...elections have consequences.


3 posted on 12/13/2012 3:00:40 PM PST by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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4 posted on 12/13/2012 3:01:54 PM PST by Red Badger (Lincoln freed the slaves. Obama just got them ALL back......................)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Your vote was an act of economic suicide...

It was a vote of economic serial murder, at least second degree murder that is (Intent to do economic harm to half the country that pays taxes, with intent to wound but not kill, but winds up killing anyway by bleeding us, economically speaking, to death)

5 posted on 12/13/2012 3:04:57 PM PST by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: Red Badger

BUMP


6 posted on 12/13/2012 3:05:08 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I suggest that those who get the axe should march on D.C. and protest the government intrusion that cost them their job, if they don’t do anything about it than frankly I am tired of fighting for their sorry butts.... I also suggest that business owners explain to their employees that the exact reason that they are being laid off is because of government taxation and overregulation, I would say also to be sure to thank an Obama voter for ensuring that you are on the unemployment line.... but of course as the unemployment sky rockets the average American won’t be told by the Liberal media complex and the government will continue with creative ways to fudge the numbers as labor participation drops at twice the rate of new hires.... As the unemployment checks run out and more people jump on the SSDI or Welfare roles that ultimately is unsustainable and will destroy the country... bottom line what we are watching is national suicide.


7 posted on 12/13/2012 3:05:47 PM PST by Typical_Whitey (The political mirage of something for nothing; has ruined many a nation.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Unexpected.


8 posted on 12/13/2012 3:06:11 PM PST by TADSLOS (No need to watch the movie "Idiocracy". We're living it.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike; 2ndDivisionVet; PeteB570

Too bad...so sad.

Having a real hard time shedding a tear over here...


9 posted on 12/13/2012 3:07:27 PM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike
Boo hoo...elections have consequences.

The ignorant masses made their bed, now they have to sleep in it. This will affect young and unskilled people more than any others, because they are the ones who bring the least value-added to a business.

Boo f'ing hoo. Maybe next time they'll think about NOT voting for a Socialist turd and his enablers in Congress.

10 posted on 12/13/2012 3:08:20 PM PST by Ancesthntr (FReeper and under NSA surveillance since 2000.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; All

Top Ten Things To Tell A Laid-Off Obama Voter:
http://www.theburningplatform.com/?p=45390

My personal favorite:

1. “Hey, at least that successful Mormon businessman didn’t win.”


11 posted on 12/13/2012 3:10:13 PM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: PeteB570
We are being VERY selective about who we hire. Luckily I can veto. Vote for Obama? If so, they are too stupid to work for me.

On a happier note, I get to fire an employee on Christmas Eve day because she has gone over her sick and vaca time. Four write ups this year. Oh, and she tells everyone about her awesome Kwanzaa vacation coming up!

12 posted on 12/13/2012 3:10:29 PM PST by DCBryan1 (Look for the UNION label.....then buy something else!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If one considers the purpose in the mind of a leftard....

there is X amount of work to do. I have Y people to do that work in 40 hours.

To your average leftard then they think that if you cut their hours by 25% then they will hire 25% more workers to do the same X amount of work.

When the reality is that their hours get cut 25%, the work X remains the same and the staff level remains the same. So the employer demands higher productivity.

Leftards never follow things through to their logical conclusion.


13 posted on 12/13/2012 3:13:17 PM PST by Ouderkirk (Obama has turned America into an aristocracy of the unaccomplished.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Cause & effect, huh. Do Big Ears voters even understand that correlation?


14 posted on 12/13/2012 3:13:48 PM PST by Digger
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To: DCBryan1

“On a happier note, I get to fire an employee on Christmas Eve day because she has gone over her sick and vaca time. Four write ups this year. Oh, and she tells everyone about her awesome Kwanzaa vacation coming up!”

I envy you; I have black employees, but with one exception they are happy to have a job and do it well.


15 posted on 12/13/2012 3:15:10 PM PST by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: PeteB570

For several decades now employement law in Hawaii has mandated that employers provide health insurnace to employess who work over 20 hours / week.

The result? A lot of people work two or more part-time jobs (under 20 hrs/week) and have no health insurance. Been going on a long time

All they had to do was look at a real life case study ... right in Obama’s backyard.


16 posted on 12/13/2012 3:19:14 PM PST by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: PeteB570

For several decades now employement law in Hawaii has mandated that employers provide health insurnace to employess who work over 20 hours / week.

The result? A lot of people work two or more part-time jobs (under 20 hrs/week) and have no health insurance. Been going on a long time

All they had to do was look at a real life case study ... right in Obama’s backyard.


17 posted on 12/13/2012 3:19:26 PM PST by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Take their last 30 hours away and they’ll blame Bush for it.


18 posted on 12/13/2012 3:20:03 PM PST by 353FMG ( Libiralsm is Satanism under the guise of compassion.)
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To: PeteB570
Some of those small businesses should get creative.

Instead of one company that does a few things, put a wall up, divide the Co., two parts (two companies, Inc.).

One side of the wall does one thing, other side does the finish work.

For those that make $250K or a little over, cut back to $245K.

More than one way to skin a cat. (I really don't know that, but was told)lol

19 posted on 12/13/2012 3:22:02 PM PST by annieokie
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To: NFHale
Top Ten Things To Tell A Laid-Off Obama Voter:

...Remember how you said you wanted to pick up a part time job? Well, now you need to get two part-time jobs - no one is hiring full time anymore....(here's your sign)


20 posted on 12/13/2012 3:23:59 PM PST by libertarian27 (Check my profile page for the FReeper Online Cookbook 2011)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

How surprising./sarc


21 posted on 12/13/2012 3:26:53 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: NFHale
Too bad...so sad. Having a real hard time shedding a tear over here...

Really? Do you think that only liberals are getting laid off? Bad news: staunch conservatives can't get more than thirty hours a week, too. I hope you're a little more sympathetic toward us.

22 posted on 12/13/2012 3:29:21 PM PST by ottbmare (The OTTB Mare)
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To: DCBryan1

Whoa. If she is celebrating Kwanza, then it is impossible to fire her for any reason without a costly lawsuit.


23 posted on 12/13/2012 3:29:43 PM PST by dsrtsage (One half of all people have below average IQ. In the US the number is 54%)
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To: libertarian27

I heard that list this morning on the radio and laughed out loud as I was driving to work!!

Excellent!


24 posted on 12/13/2012 3:30:59 PM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: NFHale
Those are good. lol.

Scrolled down to a reply: #15....

I am sure all of those extra taxes on the rich will flow down to you.

25 posted on 12/13/2012 3:31:18 PM PST by annieokie
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Elections have consequenes.


26 posted on 12/13/2012 3:31:18 PM PST by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: ottbmare

“..I hope you’re a little more sympathetic toward us....”

To my people: Yes, absolutely.

To them: Nothing but contempt. They wanted “change”, they got it. They screwed themselves and the entire country.

The title says “Americans who voted for Obama...” Or did you miss that?

Point your cannon there.


27 posted on 12/13/2012 3:33:49 PM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I hope that their hours get cut to zero. words cannot describe how much i despise the bastards.


28 posted on 12/13/2012 3:36:48 PM PST by sport
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To: annieokie

They are pretty funny...in a grim way. WE’RE “the rich” in question...

We’re ALL gonna get bounced as the country spirals “forward” into a crap bowl of hope and change.


29 posted on 12/13/2012 3:36:48 PM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: DCBryan1
Two of my daughters are positions of firing people. They get a little squimmish when faced with firing a Black.

I told them no problem: If they want to pull that race card bit. All you have to do is axked them: "Where you Black when I hired you?"

30 posted on 12/13/2012 3:36:55 PM PST by annieokie
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To: dsrtsage

Her termination is for GROSS incompetence and being habitually late and lying. All written, checked, and approved write ups.

HR approved my request to fire on Monday before Xmas with cause. All pre-Clownza....plus it is NOT a religion.....just a celebration.


31 posted on 12/13/2012 3:37:24 PM PST by DCBryan1 (Look for the UNION label.....then buy something else!)
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To: DCBryan1

((”Oh, and she tells everyone about her awesome Kwanzaa vacation coming up! “))
_______________________
Heard this on Beck this morning, looks true:
http://www.life123.com/holidays/kwanzaa/Kwanzaa-traditions/guide-to-kwanzaa-traditions.shtml

“The word “Kwanzaa” comes from “matunda ya kwanza,” which is a Swahili term for “first fruits.” The extra “a” in “kwanzaa” came about during an early Kwanzaa celebration in which seven children each wanted to represent a letter in the word, and an extra “a” was added to “kwanza” to make sure all the children were included.”
___________________________

Tell her you’ll be celebrating the true “mantunda ya kwanza” and won’t need an extra ‘a’....she’s fired.


32 posted on 12/13/2012 3:39:19 PM PST by libertarian27 (Check my profile page for the FReeper Online Cookbook 2011)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

My greatest fear is that they would all slowly starve to death.

Oh, the horror.


33 posted on 12/13/2012 3:40:27 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: annieokie

WHERE...make that: Was you Black when I hired you?


34 posted on 12/13/2012 3:40:56 PM PST by annieokie
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To: Digger

“Cause & effect, huh. Do Big Ears voters even understand that correlation?”

***

No because the official party line drummed into them by the media and our public education system is that these layoffs and firings are caused by those evil, greedy rich.


35 posted on 12/13/2012 3:41:11 PM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: libertarian27

I could not care less about kwanzaa. At the present time I do not know anything about it and am not interested in learning.


36 posted on 12/13/2012 3:42:20 PM PST by sport
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Those King Obama voters are too ignorant to understand how Obamacare will kill millions of jobs and health care will be crap. And to those that might still have a full time job and the company has over 50 employees their paycheck will be much less. Obamacare forces a choice of laying off or cut pay .
37 posted on 12/13/2012 3:43:26 PM PST by Logical me
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To: dsrtsage

Not really. She was Black when she was hired, no discrimination there. Write ups are the saving factor.


38 posted on 12/13/2012 3:44:00 PM PST by annieokie
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To: DCBryan1

Yikes! Hope you’ve got your ducks in a row! Been there and done that.


39 posted on 12/13/2012 3:46:55 PM PST by MWestMom ("And those that cried appease, appease were hung by those they tried to please" - Horace Mann)
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To: Ancesthntr

Boo f’ing hoo. Maybe next time they’ll think about NOT voting for a Socialist turd and his enablers in Congress.

***

I’m part of that group at 26 years old and I haven’t voted for a socialist turd, ever.

Okay, I tell a lie. I voted McCain and Romney because Obama was worse.

But having said that, what am I supposed to do now? The only reason I have a computer is because I work my extremely part-time job from it for all of $100 a week, and that’s the BEST job available to me at the moment. Other than that, I’m unemployed, have crushing student debt, and what few savings I had were used to try to pay down all the other debt that Obama’s first term forced me into.

So what do you propose that I do now? I want to be a maker and not a taker, but there’s nothing I can do! I can’t even serve in the armed forces because of my health problems.


40 posted on 12/13/2012 3:47:37 PM PST by Luircin
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To: DCBryan1

Yikes! Hope you’ve got your ducks in a row! Been there and done that.


41 posted on 12/13/2012 3:48:51 PM PST by MWestMom ("And those that cried appease, appease were hung by those they tried to please" - Horace Mann)
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To: Typical_Whitey
I suggest that those who get the axe should march on D.C. and protest the government intrusion that cost them their jobs.

As much as it pains me to say this, people aren't smart to realize that one simple truth, that the government cost them their jobs. AND THEY WON'T! It won't be until (and possibly not even then) the masses wake up and realize that the Obama they voted for doesn't care about them. He only wants to be king and will destroy anyone and everyone to achieve his goal.

Remember this exchange from Men In Black, the first movie?

James: Why not tell people, people are smart.

Agent K: A person is smart, people are dumb panicky animals and you know it!

Seems almost a bit prophetic, don't ya think?

42 posted on 12/13/2012 3:53:26 PM PST by ducttape45
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To: annieokie

May be justified, you will probably win, doesn’t mean a lawsuit won’t be filed.


43 posted on 12/13/2012 3:55:09 PM PST by dsrtsage (One half of all people have below average IQ. In the US the number is 54%)
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To: sport
I could not care less about kwanzaa. At the present time I do not know anything about it and am not interested in learning.

I think Kwanzaa is a hoot - a stupid made up holiday that should be mocked at every opportunity.

The story about how it has one extra 'a' is funny as heck.

44 posted on 12/13/2012 3:57:04 PM PST by libertarian27 (Check my profile page for the FReeper Online Cookbook 2011)
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“...So what do you propose that I do now?...”

Whatever you can to survive until (if) things better.

Not being a wiseass - I’ve BEEN there. Hell. I dug graves and cut grass in a cemetery back in the day just to make a living and pay my bills.

You take the BEST job you can get - and you get it by going door to door at EVERY business in your area, and you KEEP doing it every day until you get something.

“...I’m part of that group at 26 years old...”

No, you’re NOT part of “that” group; Read the title.

You’re part of the group that got affected by what the assholes and idiots of THAT group voted for, and I do feel sorry for you. And I worked with others just like you. Kids with degrees, right out of college, and in debt, who just found themselves unemployed. Nobody’s safe and secure right now.

Do whatever you can - pump gas, change tires, work the cashier counter at MacDonald’s or Burger King, take whatever position you can get for now, and work the hell out of it to make ends meet.

Cut back on things you don’t absolutely need.

Parents still around? Move back with them if they’ll let you and start socking cash away, whatever little bit you can.

That’s how you survive tough times, kid. You get tougher, and you use whatever skillsets and talents God gave you and those you made for yourself.

I wish you well, and you have prayers from many, many people out here.


45 posted on 12/13/2012 4:00:12 PM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: annieokie
Some of those small businesses should get creative.

Of course, they'll be branded as being "greedy" and "selfish" if they do that. Notwithstanding the fact that the proper purpose of a business is to make money for the stakeholders, and that's as it should be. Businesses which make money will have more money to invest, and thus be able to better able to serve their employees and customers. Taking away a business' ability to make money will leave it less able to serve employees and customers.

46 posted on 12/13/2012 4:09:18 PM PST by supercat (Renounce Covetousness.)
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To: dsrtsage
That line stopped an angry Tenant once. She didn't like it either, but had no comeback for that one and she knew I was right.

Also told her that half my tenants were black, was none of her business, but just an added jab by me.lol

47 posted on 12/13/2012 4:13:14 PM PST by annieokie
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I have empathy for all conservatives that voted for “love of country” and now suffer because of Obama and his democrats.

All others can eat worms.

-Support your country, hire a conservative.

-Do something for mankind, fire a lib today.

-Look for the union label, then buy something else.


48 posted on 12/13/2012 4:15:44 PM PST by Gator113 (**WHO in the hell gave the damn order to NOT rescue our men in Benghazi?**)
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To: NFHale; Ancesthntr

Sorry about the overly-emotional response. Just that it’s been rough lately—economics plus liver problems—and it’s easy to take things the wrong way in this state of mind.

It’s embarrassing, but my mother and step-father have let me move back in with them. I hate it, but it’s the best of my limited options. I’ve gone to seminary in order to keep my student loans from coming due, and it lets me earn the occasional few hundred dollars from doing pulpit supply too.

That plus writing on commission has managed to keep my head above water so far. But it’s a very narrow thing, and getting narrower.

Thanks very much for the advice and the prayers.


49 posted on 12/13/2012 4:20:19 PM PST by Luircin
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To: PeteB570

I hope the boss (quietly) targeted obastard supporters...


50 posted on 12/13/2012 4:29:14 PM PST by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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