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Obama's Layoff Bomb

awhitehead Wrote: Nov 01, 2012 12:10 AM
You obviously have no stake in Dana Corp. It's really easy to call for shafting the other guy when you have no dog in the fight yourself. You can laugh at 14 cents, but why should anyone send the government 14 cents additional tax? For what? To prop up a health care system that is purposely designed to fail? (Obamacare is not only unaffordable, it is unsustainable in the long run without a 100% tax rate. That's right, you'll have "free" health care, but you won't have a house, car, food, cops, schools, etc. There will be zero dollars for those items.) Additionally, how will liberals convince doctors to work for minimum wage?
tbeaman Wrote: Nov 01, 2012 9:44 AM

That "free" health care WILL include doctor assisted suicide, and we'll need it. (c;
In June, a diffident and self-deluded President Obama claimed that "the private sector is doing fine." Last week, the private sector responded: Speak for yourself, buster. Who needs an "October Surprise" when the business headlines are broadcasting the imminent layoff bomb in neon lights?

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported last Tuesday that employers issued 1,316 "mass layoff actions" (affecting 50 workers or more) in September; more than 122,000 workers were affected overall. USA Today financial reporter Matt Krantz wrote that "(m)uch of the recent layoff activity is connected to what's been the slowest period of earnings growth since the third quarter...