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Obama's Layoff Bomb

Stand_For_America Wrote: Nov 01, 2012 1:34 PM
To MSA220 mitt is all we got right now and at least he is not a communist,. you are a useful idiot that will vote for a bum who has done a lot of damage to this country. what is that you do not get? moron? 23 million people out of work and 47 million on foodstamps. obama never had a real job in his life, everything about this man if phony, he has a S.S. number that is from Conn., obama has never been to Conn. Do you understand this? obama is a muslim commie who will transform this country to another third world country like Kenya. In 4 years obama and wife had 16 vacations on taxpayer's dime of 12 million dollars, while American are loosing their jobs and strugling to feed their families, obama and wife are living the high life.
jmonaco Wrote: Nov 01, 2012 2:31 PM
Stand_For --

I am always worried when a candidate's background suggests they are a career academician. Smart in some ways, but many times they possess a poor balance of theory and practice. Such people dominate the current administration.

As you suggest, the closest thing Mr. Obama has to job experience was one year with a New York organization that organizes international conferences for governments and academics. It's very clear he never spent a day working on a farm, oil well, coal mine, auto factory, retail store, or even a Mickey D's.
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...