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Mon Nov 12, 2012, 08:47 PM

The company I work for is shedding 1500 jobs and closing plants and it's Obama's fault?

I am hearing from all my right wing brothers and reading on the replies to news about the company that I work for and the downsizing and they are blaming it on OBAMACARE.

The decision was made last June when some corporate slob decided that not doing business with WalMart was the right decision. Then proceeded to cut the company down due to the loss of sales.

So now we are hearing that it is all because of OBAMACARE.

Jesus, these people are FUCKING CLUELESS and they make dumbass conclusions from reading a headline that the company is cutting 1500 employees.

I need to add this:

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Reply The company I work for is shedding 1500 jobs and closing plants and it's Obama's fault? (Original post)
liberal N proud Nov 2012 OP
busterbrown Nov 2012 #1
liberal N proud Nov 2012 #4
busterbrown Nov 2012 #6
liberal N proud Nov 2012 #8
still_one Nov 2012 #2
Earth_First Nov 2012 #3
liberal N proud Nov 2012 #5
Earth_First Nov 2012 #7
rustydog Nov 2012 #9
liberal N proud Nov 2012 #10
progressoid Nov 2012 #11

Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 08:53 PM

1. Where are you hearing this?

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Response to busterbrown (Reply #1)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 08:57 PM

4. My "CONCERNED" brothers through Facebook (why did I sign up?)

and on a newspaper web site in one of the effected communities.

It's like they are looking for anything to justify the bubble they live in.

Read the comments on this article: http://www.maryvilledailyforum.com/article/20121108/NEWS/121108893/1001/NEWS


It's bad enough that people I work with are losing their jobs and I won't know about mine until possibly the end of January but these ignorant idiots are piling on.

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Response to liberal N proud (Reply #4)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 09:02 PM

6. yea, I've been following your story!

Isn't Walmart putting unreasonable demands on your company?

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Response to busterbrown (Reply #6)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 09:34 PM

8. Not really, it was all cased from within our company

Once you get in bed with WalMart, they own you so to speak.

Our executives decided to raise the price, WalMart simply did what anyone would buy the other brand because it is cheaper.

Our executives are too proud to go back and get the business back, they don't have any problem telling 1500 that they are out of a job.

The right wingers are taking the opportunity to jump all over this though.

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Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 08:55 PM

2. Nothing changed from before to after the election, however, I doubt you would be able to rationally

Tell the Obama haters who are looking for a scape goat that

Even if Romney became president, the ACA would have still been in place

As you already figured out the real reason for the layoff, it is pathetic that they do not see. In fact Obamacare will save everyone money, not only through allowing uninsured to have insurance so,we the tax payers do not have to pay for er room expensive care, but through a multitude of cost savings

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Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 08:55 PM

3. Was it your company's decision based on Wal Mart's cutthroat vendor supply demands?

If so, it needs to be framed in such a way that this layoff is Wal Mart's fault...

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Response to Earth_First (Reply #3)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 08:58 PM

5. Not entirely WalMarts fault...

Our company execs decided to raise the prices they were selling to our largest customer (WalMart) and WalMart said, we can buy this other brand cheaper somewhere else.

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Response to liberal N proud (Reply #5)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 09:05 PM

7. This has happened to a lot of major name brand items...

Vlassic pickles is an example that has been around for some time.

Wal Mart is fucking evil.

I know this offers no aid or comfort towards your potential loss of income, I do sympathize with you; however.

GOOD LUCK!

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Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 09:36 PM

9. Tell your intellectually-challenged leadership that in order for "Obama care"

To become law, Democrats AND Republicans had to draft and pass legislation thet OBAMA then either signs onto law or veotes.
So Obama care has the approval of Congress. Blame them, they wrote the law.

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Response to rustydog (Reply #9)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 09:45 PM

10. The company is not blaming obamacare

Family is doing that along with comments on news stories related to the news.

The company claims its due loss of sales, the go out of their way to avoid tying it to the loss of WallMart business, our largest customer.

But because the announcement came days after the election where the right had their asses handed to them are looking for anything to support their willful ignorance.

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Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 10:22 PM

11. It will be the excuse for a lot of things in the near future.

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