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Wisconsin company announces
layoffs ahead of Biden arrival

Washington Examiner, by Alan Blinder

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Posted By:tisHimself, 10/25/2012 10:50:40 PM

Bad news will greet Vice President Joe Biden when he arrives in Wisconsin Thursday night. Hours earlier, Oshkosh's largest employer announced that it will lay off 450 employees in January. Oshkosh Corp., a truck manufacturer with Pentagon contracts, blamed the "difficult decisions" on looming cuts to the nation's defense budget. "As Oshkosh and others in the defense industry have discussed on numerous occasions, domestic military vehicle production volumes will decline significantly in 2013 due to the reduction in U.S. defense budgets and the fact that military spending is returning to peacetime levels," the company said in a statement.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Photoonist, 10/25/2012 11:12:09 PM     (No. 8962825)

Joe Biden can go into Wisconsin then and tell them about 0bama's great economic recovery. Because if there's one thing he has in addition to a hefty dose of stupid it's perfect timing.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bighambone, 10/25/2012 11:18:15 PM     (No. 8962832)

There is no doubt that the Obama crew wants to put the squeeze on the defense budget, but just about everything that is manufactured because of a defense requirement is made in the USA by American workers. When you knock all that out, you are getting rid of a lot of American jobs.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bob913, 10/26/2012 12:41:57 AM     (No. 8962918)

I bet anything that Joe Biden will continue the lie and say the economy is improving.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: pliades, 10/26/2012 2:47:46 AM     (No. 8962994)

It has been reported that Obama has decided to allow the Bush tax cuts to expire and let sequestration take effect in January. I distinctly remember hearing him say 'it ain't gonna happen' about sequestration during an exchange with Romney during debate number 3. That's a job killer, what the heck is he smoking ... err nevermind.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: belwhatter, 10/26/2012 3:26:04 AM     (No. 8963004)

Those people at the Oshkosh company are getting that sinking feeling all too common across the breadth of his nation. Winter will be long and harder than usual for all without work - pray for a new administation and a fresh start

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Trigger2, 10/26/2012 4:48:42 AM     (No. 8963027)

As with unions, Barry & Co. destroy jobs everywhere.

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