It didn’t take long. The layoffs and closings are piling up. The saddest thing about compiling this list is that by the time today is over, the list will probably have grown dramatically. The next saddest part is that at least some of these laid off employees voted for Barack Obama because they didn’t believe this would happen.

These are more than just headlines. Every number represents  real people who have lost their livelihood.

Boeing Announces Big Layoffs in Defense Division cut 30% of workforce

Anonymous employer in Los Vegas: “I have 114 employees. I’m firing 22”

Momentive Inc. plans 150 “temporary” layoffs” – Tyler County West Virginia

Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania “voluntary furloughs” for 300 town workers. Joe Biden’s gift to his old neighborhood

Berks County Pennsylvania Exide Technologies to lay off 150 workers

Groupon is starting with 80 employee layoffs. But more will certainly follow as the stock price has dropped from $20.00 to $3.85 in the past year

TE Connectivity to close Guilford North Carolina plant to lay off 620

50 Layoffs at Anniston Alabama weapons incinerator plant

Murray Energy of Steubenville Ohio to layoff 150

Associated Milk Producers of Worthington Minnesota has laid off 130 workers

Stanford Brake plant of Lincoln County Kentucky to lay off 75 by Christmas

TurboCare, Oce Manchester and East Hartford Connecticut laying off more than 220 workers

ATI of North Richland Hills Texas to layoff 172

SpaceX –  Rocketdyne Hawthorne California lays off 100

Providence Journal lays off 23 full time employees

CVPH of Plattsburgh New York to lay off 17

New Energy of Indiana lays off final 40 workers and closes up

102 East Carbon Utah miners lose jobs – war on coal KIAs

U.S. Cellular in Chicago cuts 640 workers and Obama fans get what they voted for

Career Education cutting 900 jobs across Illinois

Vesta Wind Systems cutting 3,000 Oregon getting what THEY voted for!

FirstEnergy Akron Ohio cuts 200

Energizer of St. Louis to cut about 1,500 in Vermont and Missouri

West Ridge Mine a Utah coal company has laid off 102 miners

Strap yourself in, America and prepare for this to get much worse before it gets better.

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