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Old January 16th, 2009, 05:53 PM   #1
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Default 40,000 jobs cut just today 01-1609

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/28697591/

30,000 at circuit city and 10,000 at 3 other companies

I think this is just the beginning
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Old January 16th, 2009, 06:27 PM   #2
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Old January 16th, 2009, 06:39 PM   #3
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Well didnt you see obama today talking about the 2 jobs just created this week in ohio? He is already turing things around.
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Old January 16th, 2009, 06:43 PM   #4
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Old January 16th, 2009, 06:53 PM   #5
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my sister who is a politics idiot is trying to tell me that this is all bush's fault and obama has to much of a mess to clean up and will have a hard time giving change, and her neighbor is mad because the stimulas package is going to go to the country and not personal checks like before
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Old January 16th, 2009, 07:36 PM   #6
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maybe we can fix up your sister with infinutewisdom, unless he's gay
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Old January 16th, 2009, 09:22 PM   #7
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My neighbor works ( worked) for Dow and her job and a lot of others were eliminated. They get severance pay until Feb and than they are done.
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Old January 17th, 2009, 08:53 AM   #8
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this has nothing to do with the amount of manufacturing jobs we have shipped overseas in the past 30 years.
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Old January 17th, 2009, 11:04 AM   #9
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this has nothing to do with the amount of manufacturing jobs we have shipped overseas in the past 30 years.
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Old January 17th, 2009, 12:05 PM   #10
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this global economy is really working out good.
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Old January 17th, 2009, 12:42 PM   #11
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my sister who is a politics idiot is trying to tell me that this is all bush's fault and obama has to much of a mess to clean up and will have a hard time giving change, and her neighbor is mad because the stimulas package is going to go to the country and not personal checks like before
kick them both in the ovaries until they fall out and are no longer able to reproduce.
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Old January 17th, 2009, 03:14 PM   #13
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this has nothing to do with the amount of manufacturing jobs we have shipped overseas in the past 30 years.
I am sure someone, somewhere blames all of that on the too.
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Old January 17th, 2009, 03:25 PM   #14
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circuit city closes 456 stores. think of all the retail space that becomes vacant, thus landlords, building maintainance people, utilities, local tax bases, etc, loose $ too. the ripple effect will be very quiet but very powerful.
al gore will be happy though. retail outlets going out of business means fewer printed inserts in your newspaper. the good news is 14.5 trees/week will be saved.
we built and economy on credit. Fannie/Freddie operators screwed it up and bush gets all the blame. when i tell others that the tried to call out the execs at F&F and sdeal with the problem they tell me that 'bush didn't try hard enough"!
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The fault lies on both sides of the aisle. There were plenty of warning signs, but as long as money was being made, no one wanted to rock the boat. Those few that did speak out were told 'it's a new paradigm, you just don't understand the new economy'.
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