LAS VEGAS— A Las Vegas business owner with 114 employees fired 22 workers today, apparently as a direct result of President Obama’s re-election. “David” (he asked to remain anonymous for obvious reasons) told Host Kevin Wall on 100.5 KXNT that “elections have consequences” (snip) “I’ve done my share of educating my employees. I never tell them which way to vote. I believe in the free system we have, I believe in the right to choose who they want to be president, but I did explain as a business owner that I have always put my employees first.
This is only the beginning.Now their State Senator "Old Harry" anounce that there are going to be additional taxes coming our way. Maybe the hispanic enployees fired who based on election result data indicate that the hispanics vote help put Obama over the top will now get a free cell phone for their vote.
What do you think the Chicoms been doing since Obama gained the presidency in 2008? Offloading treasury bonds slowly but surely and acquiring tangible assets elsewhere. With another few more rounds of quantitative easings, the US dollar is going to be worthless and be no longer useful for international trade. When that happens, the bottom is going to fall out for the US economy and we'll probably start seeing the barter economy come back the way it was when the USSR fixed the rouble at a ridiculously unrealistic rate. Americans may end up trading with Canadian dollars!
People shifting to gold are voting with their pocketbooks to insure against that day.
As more and more businessmen shrink or close their businesses, they will be called "unpatriotic." The leopard will not change his stripes. It will never be his fault.
As I work through my grief, I can only imagine how painful it is for people still in business who were waiting for a Romney victory to put positive growth plans in place. Their futures remain insecure and frightening. The very fabric of our country is changing right before our very eyes, and evidently we are powerless to stop it.
Obama will switch from funding sham solar companies and instead give the money to the employees of the closed businesses to buy and run them, with great fanfare and talk of fairness. Then they'll go out of business and that won't be reported.
My husband sent out an email to his company letting employees know what the current administration had done and will do to their company and industry if reelected.
Never did he tell people how to vote or whom to vote for, just exercise your right to vote. He wanted people to have the facts. Several employees were 'offended.' Many, many responded with emails thanking him. Someone called the paper but the reporter determined there was no story. There wasn't.
We'll see what transpires down the road now that the leftists who hate business are still in charge.
Sad days ahead for a lot of clueless people who voted for going Forward.
BHO does not care. He will use this crisis, just like all the others he amplified. It's not his policies, it's the mean businessman. Of course his team was vindictive and incompetent at the same time when they forced the closing of auto dealerships that were profitable, but who had not donated to his campaign. That was not a big deal to your liberal neighbor because it didn't affect him that day. In fact he thought it was a pretty good idea.
I am thinking about putting together an organization called Conservatives on Food Stamps. If we make it easy for people like us to get signed up for every government program possible, we can add enough weight to the system to bring it crashing down. We're at war and we need to crush the opposition's infrastructure.
Food stamps? Just chine up! Obama phone? Just chine up! EBT? Just chine up! Disability? Just chine up! Medicaid? Just chine up!
I'm just getting started. We need all 60 million Romney voters on the rolls.
Yep, elections have consequences...was at the vets yesterday, the receptionist said everyone that had come in was madder than "heck" about the outcome. Another person came in, and she was also upset. Said she had a business, but would be closing it at the end of the year. Vets were also upset. They were planning on buying a new digital x-ray machine, but they said now they would not spend the money. Sad day and years ahead for America. WTHH??????
My sister-in-law works for a very small, family run company. Last month they laid off one driver and one office worker. The boss has also indicated that all positions at the company might be reduced to part-time jobs.
I know it doesn't sound drastic, 2 layoffs, but I also know that this will be happening all across the country.
#19, in Northern California??? I lived there for 10 years (in the S.F. Bay Area) and I was glad to get out. It seems to me that the folks up there should be rejoicing that their Dear Leader got another four years to break this country in two.
My husband goes to a little hair cutting place owned by a Vietnamese woman. We voted early, and he started talking to her about the election. She said she had voted for O, as had her (union/Vietnamese) husband. My husband asked her why, when she had a little business, she would vote for Obama.
"Oh he take care of us! Obama take care of us!"
So when he paid, my husband asked for ones in change. He held out four dollars and said, "This was going to be your tip. But since you voted for the person who will take more of my money, I have less to give you. So I'm keeping a dollar." She was shocked, absolutely shocked, but then swallowed and said, "OK".
And PS, as nicely as she cuts his hair, I am advocating that he find a barber who voted for Romney.
I'm thinking Peru, great economy and they are again rejecting The Shinning Path Marxist Movement, Obama's cousins.
With SS and SSI, I can live good and put away the new business I just started this year as a no go (write off). Sorry to the 'folks' who might have made a living with me.
And to the young who voted for Obama...you now have signed up for child support paid to the Government on yourself for the rest of your life (Obama Care). Put that with your student loans and that will be about 5 grand a year you owe to Uncle Sambo. Your starting wage will be below 40,000 (if you can find a job) and with taxes, inflation, insurance, student loans, and other hidden cost deducted you will have about 25,000 left so there will be no home loan, no BMW, no boat, and very little Starbuck latte double bama for you.
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get er done, 11/8/2012 11:11:16 PM (No. 9001278)
If Romney had been elected, the exact opposite of what posters are describing would be happening. Employers would not be laying off, they would be hopefully looking ahead to perhaps expanding their businesses. The stock market would not have fallen, it would have sky rocketed. People would not be posting that they are in mourning for their country.
The red states must be as inhospitable as possible to layabouts, freeloaders and illegals. Let the blue states pick up the slack. We will be default become two countries.
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