One man, owner of a trucking firm in Ventura — 75 employees, $6 mill payroll, discussed how even as times have been tough over the last few years, he’s made it a point to make his payroll, even dipping into his own savings. He was walking by the breakroom and heard some of his employees snickering about the election and they had wanted Obama to stay President to make sure the rich pay. He then thought “what am I putting myself at risk? He then went and canceled his order for 6 new trucks (approximately $600,000 worth of an order) and is planning to lay off 20 or more people. So sad, too bad.Look for more and more people and businesses to implement variations of “going John Galt”. If we cannot slay the beast in open combat, then let us starve the thing.
Friday, November 9, 2012
The Obama layoffs
Darleen Click at Protein Wisdom has what is sure to be only a preliminary list of companies responding to Obama’s economy by cutting employees loose. By the way, I love this particular story: