"this expanding economy"? What country are you living in? On what planet? And I would say, just off hand, that your response (if you actually read, understood, and absorbed the above column) is about as callous as its gets. These are real people getting laid of IN DIRECT RESPONSE to Obama's reelection and the coming catastrophe of ObamaCare. This is not idle talk, as you seem to think. It's happening. But I guess that's okay with you, as long as you're not affected. There's compassion for you.