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Cutting Jobs to the Bone

Snarkasterous1 Wrote: Jan 13, 2013 9:16 AM
As a real conservative (as opposed to your farcical self-description, and your made-up conservative "friends" - much like the made-up "girlfriend" in Obozo's endless fascination with his own affirmative-action-enabled story) I find both of your statements utterly laughable. 1) There is NO DOUBT that the Founding Fathers, if voting today would vote for the conservative. 2) In the Founding Father era "they were most certainly NOT prone to hanging 'black folk.'" It took the democrat party, after fighting to sustain slavery, and after creating Jim Crow, and after forming and fostering the KKK, to do that, a century and a half later or so. You, sir, are a libbie shill, and a ponce. I banish you from my thoughts. - Snark
The Obama Timeline author Wrote: Jan 13, 2013 11:24 AM
Rancel23 works from the basement of the White House and is paid to infiltrate web sites - when he is not cleaning up after BO or Michelle.

Here’s my quandary. 

From an investment point of view, do I consider the fact that companies are, once again, laying people off as a good thing and therefore worthy of my investment dollar, or, is the downsizing a sign that the company’s business is faltering, and therefore, not worthy of my investment dollar? 

The Keynesian and current Wall Street position is that the less workers, the bigger the profit.  They call that productivity, and theoretically, it’s great for stock prices. 

The recent announcement by American Express of 5,400 workers being...