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Old 10-20-2012, 03:12 PM   #1
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Default CEO threatens workers jobs if Obama is reelected

http://thinkprogress.org/economy/201...ire-employees/

Basically CEO is saying Obama will increase taxes and he will have to layoff employees because of tax increases. Romney is also encouraging executives to make their concerns about potential layoffs clear to their workers.

If you thought that your boss would fire you if Obama got elected would that make you more or less likely to vote for him?
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Old 10-20-2012, 03:16 PM   #2
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I don't read lib bias sites.
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Old 10-20-2012, 03:18 PM   #3
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I don't read lib bias sites.

http://www.businessweek.com/articles...ote-for-romney

There u go
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Old 10-20-2012, 03:23 PM   #4
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Nm.

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Old 10-20-2012, 03:32 PM   #5
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republicans and their rich friends are getting out of control...

The reason there are unions is because of situations like this. Republicans talk a big game about how much they love freedom and all this other happy horsesh*t...

telling people how to vote under the threat of losing job is about as anti-freedom, anti-american as it gets... but these clowns talk about saving america? lol

Truth is that these guys love only power and their own capacity to fulfill their greedy little fantasies of making the world their own little playground

the hypocrisy is astounding
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Old 10-20-2012, 03:40 PM   #6
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republicans and their rich friends are getting out of control...

The reason there are unions is because of situations like this. Republicans talk a big game about how much they love freedom and all this other happy horsesh*t...

telling people how to vote under the threat of losing job is about as anti-freedom, anti-american as it gets... but these clowns talk about saving america? lol

Truth is that these guys love only power and their own capacity to fulfill their greedy little fantasies of making the world their own little playground

the hypocrisy is astounding


I have a hard time believing successful businessmen would layoff employees just because their marginal tax rates increased slightly. It would be like cutting off your nose to spite your face. They know deep down layoff workers for no real economic reason is going to hurt them more than small tax increases

But ya it's disgusting how these guys treat their non-skilled labour. Why it's so importent to get diserable skills, so that you won't be raped by your bosses.
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Old 10-20-2012, 04:24 PM   #7
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I think this is was posted when it came out over a week ago, but this scumbag is what is wrong with America. He admits that he won't take a financial hit, but will take it out on his workers instead.
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Old 10-20-2012, 04:27 PM   #8
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I have a hard time believing successful businessmen would layoff employees just because their marginal tax rates increased slightly. It would be like cutting off your nose to spite your face. They know deep down layoff workers for no real economic reason is going to hurt them more than small tax increases

But ya it's disgusting how these guys treat their non-skilled labour. Why it's so importent to get diserable skills, so that you won't be raped by your bosses.


I hear you


To be fair though, Im gonna assume that this is a small group of politically active millionaires who take this route and that this isnt normal behavior.


At least I would hope..
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Old 10-20-2012, 04:27 PM   #9
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the guy has one of the biggest houses in america, with 3 swimming pools, and he's afraid of not being able to pay his bills if obama is elected.

fking republicans...
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Old 10-20-2012, 04:36 PM   #10
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The memo:

http://gawker.com/5950189/the-ceo-wh...obamas-elected

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You see, I can no longer support a system that penalizes the productive and gives to the unproductive. My motivation to work and to provide jobs will be destroyed, and with it, so will your opportunities. If that happens, you can find me in the Caribbean sitting on the beach, under a palm tree, retired, and with no employees to worry about.

Signed, your boss,

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Old 10-20-2012, 04:40 PM   #11
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He's basically saying his workers are unproductive. I would not want to work for this prick. I'm guessing he will fire a bunch of employees, they will go on welfare, and then he will be like: "Why don't these poor people stop being lazy and get a job?"
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But ya it's disgusting how these guys treat their non-skilled labour. Why it's so importent to get diserable skills, so that you won't be raped by your bosses.


You aint lying.
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Old 10-20-2012, 04:47 PM   #13
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He's basically saying his workers are unproductive. I would not want to work for this prick. I'm guessing he will fire a bunch of employees, they will go on welfare, and then he will be like: "Why don't these poor people stop being lazy and get a job?"

Fox news will blame obama for it too.
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Old 10-20-2012, 06:23 PM   #14
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Fox news will blame obama for it too.

Well of course.
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http://thinkprogress.org/economy/201...ire-employees/

Basically CEO is saying Obama will increase taxes and he will have to layoff employees because of tax increases. Romney is also encouraging executives to make their concerns about potential layoffs clear to their workers.

If you thought that your boss would fire you if Obama got elected would that make you more or less likely to vote for him?

There's audio of Romney supporting this idea from back in June.
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I hope you make it very clear to your employees what you believe is in the best interest of your enterprise and therefore their job and their future in the upcoming elections.

The Koch Brothers are doing this as well, in a less offensive way than this idiot telling their employees that if they vote for Obama they
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This guy too.
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