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Obama's Layoff Bomb

IvanKaramazov Wrote: Oct 31, 2012 12:31 PM
I think you need a 2a)...cancel all the waivers that were granted to obama's friends and tell them they will be subject to obamacare like everybody else. Can't wait to see them panic!
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...