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Obama's Layoff Bomb

Chuck3645 Wrote: Oct 31, 2012 8:59 AM
Kinda like that line in Star Trek - The Wrath of Kahn "The needs of the many, out weigh the needs of the few, or the one." Who knew Spock was so political... ;-)
Chuck3645 Wrote: Oct 31, 2012 9:39 AM
SanguineSoothsayer Wrote: Oct 31, 2012 9:37 AM
Funny. Yeah but Spock saved the Enterprise and its crew then wound up on the Genesis Planet and came back to life. Obama is more like The Blob. He just keeps getting bigger and pinker and nastier. We the People need to freeze him out.
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...