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Old Oct 11, 2012, 08:05 AM
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Of course firing someone based on their politics would be unconstitutional.

Funny how that seems to get forgotten by I HATE THE CURRENT PRESIDENT crowd.
Nope. In many states including Ohio you can fire anyone for any reason. It is at-will employment.
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 08:06 AM
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Actually if I find out anyone working for me voted for Obama I would fire them immediately.

It's one thing to have a different political belief, left right or center. Of that I have no problem. But Obama is none of those. He wants to destroy the country. So voting for him is basically treason.
Then hopefully one day you'll be smitten with a company full of like-minded employ-ees.
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 08:06 AM
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no one hates the president, just what he is doing to us.
Considering all I've seen on these pages since Nov of 2008 you won't mind if I call BS on this, eh.
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 08:07 AM
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Nope. In many states including Ohio you can fire anyone for any reason. It is at-will employment.
People have a right to freedom of speech. But you're more then welcome to fire someone for their politics and see how the lawsuit goes for you.
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 08:09 AM
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Pretty incredible, Tree. I don't think they even read that article. And he runs a company that is so vital to the economy: timeshares. And apparently fleeces customers well enough to become a billionaire.

Meh.

--Bill
Do you disagree with what the guy says? If his expenses go up he will have to shrink his workforce and possibly shut down. Obamacare will obviously greatly increase his costs. Other companies are doing the exact same thing by cutting employees hours to avoid the negative impact of Obamacare.

Wouldn't you rather know the position your company is in and the situation it is facing?
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 08:10 AM
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People have a right to freedom of speech. But you're more then welcome to fire someone for their politics and see how the lawsuit goes for you.
They would be able to let them go for any reason they found or for no reason at all. They simply wouldn't call it political. The result is the same.
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 08:10 AM
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Now if he wnet out to the parking lot looking for Obama stickers he would know who the guilty parties were.

That's what I do.

I have Neal Boortz on the radio at work, I will not listen to whiners.
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 08:12 AM
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My Atlas shrugged II Company field trip is Tomorrow just like the first one...
No one declined the payed field tip to stay at the office and work.

I'm very Smitten and expanding by leaps and bounds!
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 08:14 AM
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Of course, as your employer, I can’t tell you whom to vote for, and I certainly wouldn’t interfere with your right to vote for whomever you choose. In fact, I encourage you to vote for whomever you think will serve your interests the best.
Is treetop a liar with his thread title?
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 08:16 AM
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Is treetop a liar with his thread title?
Of course. Libs see what they want, not whats there. This is easy to see when you let them tell you what the Constitution says... They have not a clue.
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 08:18 AM
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Is treetop a liar with his thread title?
his title is absolutely not truthfull. there is nothing like that in the content of the article.
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 08:21 AM
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Only the revisionist fascist types.
Having a point of view is one thing

Having a right wing agenda another

Championing a current right wing candidate is fine

Claiming credibility (even) for McCarthyism is beyond comprehension
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 08:25 AM
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It will not matter if it is added to a lawsuit... He will never know how his employees vote, he just told them the cold hard facts of business. more expense means a smaller leaner meaner company. Rasie taxes and fees and he will cut back. it's simple.

You may thank the current president after I leave. (By way of the voting booth.)
No he didn't! Let me remind you..

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Actually if I find out anyone working for me voted for Obama I would fire them immediately.
It's a plain threat, attempting to penalise Free Speech (and, as such, manipulate the election process).

It's an entirely reprehensible attitude from anyone who has any belief in any form of Democratic process..
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 08:36 AM
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They're neocons, Norman.

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Old Oct 11, 2012, 08:37 AM
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People are certainly free to spend their earnings as they wish. Evander Holyfield had his 32 room mansion he built a few years ago foreclosed on. Many sports stars ended up broke after making millions.
I think when you need Segways to move around your house it may be too big,
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