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    Re: A Second CEO Threatens To Fire Employees If Obama Is Re-elected

    Quote Originally Posted by helix2048 View Post
    No, it doesn't interfere with anyone's right to vote. However, there are a lot of people who might not be able to go to work for another company. For example, my job is a highly specialized IT position. I can't work for another company because I don't have a college degree to get my foot in the door, even though I have 12 years in my field.

    Thankfully, my company doesn't pull bulls**t stunts like this.
    So, really, you prefer your company would just surprise shut down and lay everyone off. Got it.

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    Re: A Second CEO Threatens To Fire Employees If Obama Is Re-elected

    Quote Originally Posted by joko104 View Post
    There is a big difference between changing stances on policies - with nothing wrong with that whatsoever - from making exact campaign promises hundreds of times and then doing 100% exactly the oposite when it was 100% possible to do what you promised.

    I have no clue why anyone believes anything Obama says. His promises this time are exactly what he promised last time, and he did the opposite last time. So his campaign of believe him when he tells you he isn't lying this time is credible to you?

    AND we know he will do exactly what he did the last time because he - like you - claim it is completely unacceptable to ever change about anything.
    So what you're saying is that it's okay for Romney to flip flop because he's a Republican, but when Obama can't fulfill campaign promises because of hostility from Congress he's a liar because he's a Democrat.
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    Re: A Second CEO Threatens To Fire Employees If Obama Is Re-elected

    Quote Originally Posted by helix2048 View Post
    That is true. I mentioned this in another thread: there are some things you should not discuss at work. Politics, religion and sex have no business in the workplace.
    That's up to the employer to decide.

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    Re: A Second CEO Threatens To Fire Employees If Obama Is Re-elected

    Quote Originally Posted by joko104 View Post
    So, really, you prefer your company would just surprise shut down and lay everyone off. Got it.
    I'm not worried about that happening. I work for an international company and they are doing really well.
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    Re: A Second CEO Threatens To Fire Employees If Obama Is Re-elected

    As President and CEO of my S-corporation, I told myself that I will fire myself if Obama is not re-elected. I expect democrats top jump to my defense now. Ready, set, go........

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    Re: A Second CEO Threatens To Fire Employees If Obama Is Re-elected

    Too much hyperbole from the OP. The CEO is explaining his thoughts about his company and it's independence. I see nothing that shows he threatened to fire anyone, but that wouldn't be fun for the OP to post. Disagree with what he said but don't mischaracterize what he said.

    That's like saying because Obama has a dog that he hates cats.

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    Re: A Second CEO Threatens To Fire Employees If Obama Is Re-elected

    Quote Originally Posted by joko104 View Post
    There is a big difference between changing stances on policies - with nothing wrong with that whatsoever - from making exact campaign promises hundreds of times and then doing 100% exactly the oposite when it was 100% possible to do what you promised.

    I have no clue why anyone believes anything Obama says. His promises this time are exactly what he promised last time, and he did the opposite last time. So his campaign of believe him when he tells you he isn't lying this time is credible to you?

    AND we know he will do exactly what he did the last time because he - like you - claim it is completely unacceptable to ever change about anything.
    To begin with, your assertions of Obama's "broken promises" are exaggerated to begin with. A FactCheck confirms that. He fulfilled some and not others. Most of the ones he didn't fulfill were due to extenuating circumstances.

    Of course, if Obama had plausible reason to believe he would be in extenuating circumstances, than they aren't really extenuating -- it was just ploy. However, even in that case, is still only applies to a limited range of his promises.

    Partial fulfillment of word is all anybody can expect in our political climate. You have to painstakingly count and measure it out to see if it was worth it.

    But truth be told, whether a politician keeps their word or not is something I evaluate too closely because its not something I care much about to begin with. I evaluate political networks, their goals, and what they are able to achieve over long periods of time, not individuals.

    Any employer of yours who saw that message should instantly fire anyone who made such a statement as a danger to everyone at the business.
    Okay. Anyone who engages in corporate apologetics should immediately be relieved of their voting rights as they can't be trusted to make decisions for the public good.

    Good for him. Unlike our pathological liar president, he is being honest with his employees. We know Obama singularly cares only about himself and will lie, hurt and manipulate anyone for his political gain.

    We well understand how deeply Obama hates freedom of speech after his UN speech.
    Once again killing any attraction of the "free market." If a free market entails this sort of intimidation, then nobody has any real incentive to maintain it, regardless of the consequences of getting rid of it.
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    Re: A Second CEO Threatens To Fire Employees If Obama Is Re-elected

    Quote Originally Posted by Gipper View Post
    Would you prefer it if companies fired employees without advanced knowledge if Obama gets re-elected? I promise you that it'll happen.

    Call it blackmail all you want. I call it a warning and common courtesy.
    I didnt realise that the US president runs the economy?

    I thought you had a free market capitalist system?

    Of course you dont - you have a fascist corpocratic Oligarchical Tyranny.

    After all those trillions of dollars of tax payers money being funneled into inefficient corrupt corporates and banksters - and this is the thanks Obama gets

    Remember what the Banksters told Obama post 2008 GFC - corporate bail outs or we will crash the market completely (and by market they mean Wall street scams and artificial paper trading)

    So why would it surprise anyone that some CEO would act like financial terrorists and unpatriotic fascists?

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    Re: A Second CEO Threatens To Fire Employees If Obama Is Re-elected

    Quote Originally Posted by helix2048 View Post
    No, it doesn't interfere with anyone's right to vote. However, there are a lot of people who might not be able to go to work for another company. For example, my job is a highly specialized IT position. I can't work for another company because I don't have a college degree to get my foot in the door, even though I have 12 years in my field.

    Thankfully, my company doesn't pull bulls**t stunts like this.
    That would be a series of unfortunate decisions on your part. You've settled in to a position and appear to be trapped in it by your lack of training. Certainly not your employer's fault.

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    Re: A Second CEO Threatens To Fire Employees If Obama Is Re-elected

    Originally Posted by Gipper
    Would you prefer it if companies fired employees without advanced knowledge if Obama gets re-elected? I promise you that it'll happen.

    Call it blackmail all you want. I call it a warning and common courtesy.
    If it is a question of preferences, I think I prefer that anybody fired under suspicion of such circumstances be paid unemployment at the expense of their former place of work.
    Last edited by Morality Games; 10-24-12 at 11:07 AM.
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