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Two Former Bain Capital Employees Will Address Convention
FOX News | Sept. 3, 2012

Posted on 09/03/2012 12:59:51 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee

Shortly after 2 p.m. eastern FOX News reported that the Obama Campaign has two former Bain Capital employees who will speak to the Democrat convention. Bain was founded by Mitt Romney.


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1 posted on 09/03/2012 12:59:55 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee
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To: Brad from Tennessee

So now Obama’s bitches are being scheduled to address America.


2 posted on 09/03/2012 1:02:26 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Americans want what Americans always wanted: Better lives for families; little government authority.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

So, I guess Baon employees who support Obama are okay. It’s only those who run against him that he has a problem with.


3 posted on 09/03/2012 1:03:05 PM PDT by KansasGirl ("If you have a business, you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."--B. Hussein Obama)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Here we go. 0bama will sew up the middle clas vote when these tow come out and tell us what a horrible, mean, rich, WHITE person Mitt Romney is......White guilt is rampant in this country.


4 posted on 09/03/2012 1:03:28 PM PDT by GR_Jr. ("On Nov.6 I guess I will swallow that bitter pill called Mitt Romney...only to stop 0bama")
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Here we go. 0bama will sew up the middle clas vote when these tow come out and tell us what a horrible, mean, rich, WHITE person Mitt Romney is......White guilt is rampant in this country.


5 posted on 09/03/2012 1:03:36 PM PDT by GR_Jr. ("On Nov.6 I guess I will swallow that bitter pill called Mitt Romney...only to stop 0bama")
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Let me guess, they will accuse Romney of raping their woman and forcing them to eat dirt


6 posted on 09/03/2012 1:04:01 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Why not the current Bain CEO who is one of 0bama’s biggest bundlers?

*yawn*


7 posted on 09/03/2012 1:04:13 PM PDT by Clint N. Suhks (EAT MOR CHIKIN)
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To: GR_Jr.

Don’t think so. “It’s the economy, stupid.”


8 posted on 09/03/2012 1:06:03 PM PDT by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

I know several people who worked for Bain and several who worked for companies acquired by Bain. Those who are acquired always have a sob story about layoffs, lost opportunities, and mercenary Bain management. To that I say, stop crying. If your company wasn’t struggling they wouldn’t have bought you out and leveled the landscape. Build a solid company and Bain won’t swoop in and snag you at a bargain price. Build an unprofitable company with potential and they’ll come in, take over, and put the inefficient legacy employees out of work. Big deal.

I’m sure we’ll hear sob stories about outsourcing jobs and displacing workers; but if those workers added to the bottom line they wouldn’t have been displaced. If you don’t like the Bain business model then you should move to Scandinavia.


9 posted on 09/03/2012 1:06:43 PM PDT by SAR
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To: SAR

Yup, exactly.

Losers & whiners in every company. Someone has to be in the bottom performing 20%.


10 posted on 09/03/2012 1:10:47 PM PDT by Cruising For Freedom
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Shouldn’t Obama be spending his time pointing out the great successes of his Presidency? Pointing out his successful record and fulfills promises? The fact he spending his convention attacking Romney says it all. He is a FAILED PRESIDENT!


11 posted on 09/03/2012 1:12:44 PM PDT by KansasGirl ("If you have a business, you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."--B. Hussein Obama)
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To: Brad from Tennessee
IF TEAM ROMNEY WAS NOT READY FOR THIS WITH SOME INSANE, PRE-MADE ADS, THEN THEY ARE WORTHLESS!

SOMETHING TELLS ME THAT R2 SAW THIS COMING AND TEAM obama IS FALLING INTO A TRAP...

12 posted on 09/03/2012 1:14:16 PM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature ($1.84 - The price of a gallon of gas on Jan. 20th, 2009.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Bain is a good PE company that has done a great job of turning a lot of companies around. Part of the strategy for all PEs is to achieve synergies, which means sometimes doing the things that need to be done, but that the previous owners were afraid or reluctant to do, such as consolidating operations that are running inefficiently, combining sales channels, and taking advantage of low-cost manufacturing locations. ALL companies do the same thing, some are just not as good at it. Bain’s results speak for themselves, and from firsthand experience I can say they are a highly professional and ethical organization.

What Bain does is no different than what Clint Eastwood said needs to be done - when you’re not getting the job done, you have to go. It’s called putting adults in charge of running things.


13 posted on 09/03/2012 1:14:45 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: Brad from Tennessee

In any business you will always find disgruntled employees(Thats where the term disgruntled came from) every business you find a few people who were fired or were just not happy for one reason or another. You can always find someone who bad mouths a business. Most people will see that here, no one is going to fall for this crap just like they didnt fall for the guy who said that Romney murdered his wife, its desperation from Dems who know they are going to lose


14 posted on 09/03/2012 1:18:44 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Brad from Tennessee

This could work. Bain Capital is one of Mitt Romney’s weaknesses.


15 posted on 09/03/2012 1:34:07 PM PDT by yield 2 the right (Staying Home for 2012: Try Again In 2016.)
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To: yield 2 the right; All
The linked article lists all the left-leaning organizations including unions who are invested in Bain:

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/aug/31/bain-capitals-obama-crony-payday/

16 posted on 09/03/2012 1:38:14 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: IllumiNaughtyByNature

I pray you’re right! We usually get duped by these nitwits. Time to be on strategic offense!


17 posted on 09/03/2012 1:41:12 PM PDT by PearlHarbor2
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To: Cruising For Freedom

Wonder if one of the disgruntled former employees will turn out to be the man who made two ads for the Obama campaign...the last being the one in which he alleges Romney was responsible for his wife’s death? Stephanie Cutter vowed she’d never heard of the man before, and ended up being caught in a lie! After watching Axelrod and Pouffe on the networks yesterday, and knowing all the lies Obama has told; you wonder if there is anyone associated with the DNC that knows the definition of TRUTH.


18 posted on 09/03/2012 1:43:34 PM PDT by PeskyOne
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To: IllumiNaughtyByNature

IF TEAM ROMNEY WAS NOT READY FOR THIS WITH SOME INSANE, PRE-MADE ADS, THEN THEY ARE WORTHLESS!
SOMETHING TELLS ME THAT R2 SAW THIS COMING AND TEAM obama IS FALLING INTO A TRAP...


I gotta agree.
I sure hope they know who they are.


19 posted on 09/03/2012 1:43:48 PM PDT by CincyRichieRich (Keep your head up and keep moving forward!)
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To: IllumiNaughtyByNature

IF TEAM ROMNEY WAS NOT READY FOR THIS WITH SOME INSANE, PRE-MADE ADS, THEN THEY ARE WORTHLESS!
SOMETHING TELLS ME THAT R2 SAW THIS COMING AND TEAM obama IS FALLING INTO A TRAP...


I gotta agree.
I sure hope they know who they are.


20 posted on 09/03/2012 1:43:48 PM PDT by CincyRichieRich (Keep your head up and keep moving forward!)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Disgruntled employees. That is unheard of.


21 posted on 09/03/2012 1:44:43 PM PDT by Psalm 144 ( "I didn't leave the Democratic Party. The party left me." Ronald Wilson Reagan)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

>>Why not the current Bain CEO who is one of 0bama’s biggest bundlers?

{crickets crickets crickets crickets}

That would probably detract too much from Myth’s Democratic base.

How’bout a nice game of NyLon sheeple-pong for The Party chair?


22 posted on 09/03/2012 1:48:36 PM PDT by OldEarlGray (The POTUS is FUBAR until the White Hut is sanitized with American Tea)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

That’s right, and stories of Bain doing some tough cost-cutting at acquired companies could actually backfire on the democrats because the vast majority of Americans know we need a President who will make some tough decisions and do some serious budget-cutting now. All Americans, except delusional ultra-liberal lunatics, know that we cannot continue running trillion dollar deficits and we have to start cutting federal spending substantially starting next year. The stories from these former Bain employees could actually help Romney and at worst (for us) they’ll have no impact on the election results.


23 posted on 09/03/2012 1:50:07 PM PDT by socialism_stinX (If knowledge is power, then why is the MSM mafia so powerful?)
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To: Brad from Tennessee
“A knowledgeable source told Fox News that possible speakers could include Steve Pagliuca — managing partner at Bain Capital, considered the unofficial head of the firm. Pagliuca is a co-owner of the Boston Celtics who ran for the Massachusetts Senate seat formerly held by the late Ted Kennedy and lost in the Democratic primary to Martha Coakley in 2010.”

“Another possible speaker is Jon Lavine, an Obama campaign bundler and very senior member of the firm. Matt Levin, also a partner at Bain, is said to be very active in Democratic politics as well and could be included in the program.”

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/09/03/bain-employees-to-speak-at-democrats-convention-officials-confirm/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+foxnews%2Fpolitics+%28Internal+-+Politics+-+Text%29&utm_content=Google+Feedfetcher#ixzz25RSlX2z7

My only question is: if Bain is so evil, why do these Dems still work there?

24 posted on 09/03/2012 1:53:24 PM PDT by mojito
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Thanks for the read. Par for the course.


25 posted on 09/03/2012 1:55:50 PM PDT by yield 2 the right (Staying Home for 2012: Try Again In 2016.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Is Romney’s dog going to address the convention?


26 posted on 09/03/2012 2:01:25 PM PDT by Brilliant
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To: mojito

Thanks for the update.


27 posted on 09/03/2012 2:02:59 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Will one of them be the top bundler for Obama, who was CEO of Bain when all those GST Steel layoffs occurred?


28 posted on 09/03/2012 2:04:07 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Heck. I’d testify against the company that laid me off, not the one that took it over a few months later. (The layoff was done solely to increase the value of the place.)


29 posted on 09/03/2012 2:05:30 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: mojito

A very good question.. problem is most American voters don`t exercise that type of critical thinking.


30 posted on 09/03/2012 2:07:25 PM PDT by ScottinVA (If Obama is reelected, America will deserve every mockery that follows.)
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To: socialism_stinX

Bain has how many employees throughout the years..thousands? Yet all they could find were TWO who have some kind of grudge..BIG DEAL..anyone with a small business sitting at home watching that nonsense will understand that in their own business they have fired people, everyone who has had a business has let someone go or fired them for one reason or another. So this garbage won’t work


31 posted on 09/03/2012 2:13:00 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: SAR

How many Ceo’s from Solyndra will be there? How many former employees from the green energy revolution? How about the guy that owns the sign company that got stimulus dollars to make signs for signs for the ARRA worksites? Wonder how much work he has these days?


32 posted on 09/03/2012 2:32:01 PM PDT by SueRae (See it? Hell, I can TASTE November from my house!)
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To: GR_Jr.

Was..... spelled W - A - S. The scaredie-cat crackas have been absolved.


33 posted on 09/03/2012 2:55:54 PM PDT by X-spurt (It is truly time for ON YOUR FEET or on your knees)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

I love that they’re focused on Romney. Hope the entire convention is about him.


34 posted on 09/03/2012 2:58:01 PM PDT by Vision ("Did I not say to you that if you would believe, you would see the glory of God?" John 11:40)
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To: Vision
[I love that they’re focused on Romney. Hope the entire convention is about him.]

It's hard to imagine how two Bain executives can badmouth Romney without tainting themselves, Bain and the shareholders. But they've probably got it figured out.

35 posted on 09/03/2012 4:09:28 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: Psalm 144

Dime to donuts they’re women.


36 posted on 09/03/2012 4:14:40 PM PDT by rintense
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To: yield 2 the right
Bain Capital is one of Mitt Romney’s weaknesses.

Not according to Bill Clinton.

From Politico:

On Thursday evening (back in May), Clinton had called Romney’s business record “sterling.”

“I don’t think that we ought to get into the position where we say ‘This is bad work. This is good work,’” Clinton said on CNN Thursday. “The man who has been governor and had a sterling business career crosses the qualification threshold.”

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0612/76960.html

37 posted on 09/03/2012 5:13:56 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

This is about providing meat to the ravenous media. Nothing more. The DNC knows (and likely will arrange a priori) that the media will run hard with the stories of Bain discontent and Romney-is-bad-ism’s from the leftist Bain-istas. It will be 24 hours of effective negativity, and, yes, Romney-Ryan better be ready with a counterattack.


38 posted on 09/03/2012 5:39:28 PM PDT by BlueStateRightist
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To: GR_Jr.

You should change your moniker to the Most Nattery Naboob of negativity. You are the most negative human being I have read online.


39 posted on 09/03/2012 6:37:29 PM PDT by Perdogg
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Beating dead horses...good grief!


40 posted on 09/03/2012 7:39:13 PM PDT by tina07 (In loving memory of my father,WWII Vet. CBI 10/16/42-12/17/45, d. 11/1/85)
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To: yield 2 the right

Bain is only a weakness in the minds of those who do not love economic liberty. Do you love economic liberty?


41 posted on 09/03/2012 8:24:03 PM PDT by impimp
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To: Perdogg

he does have a point, white guilt is very rampant all over.


42 posted on 09/03/2012 8:24:48 PM PDT by BrianE ("Dead at 25 buried at 65 the average American" - Benjamin Franklin 1776)
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To: impimp

I do, many do not, way too many.


43 posted on 09/03/2012 8:59:10 PM PDT by yield 2 the right (Staying Home for 2012: Try Again In 2016.)
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To: Brilliant

Forget Romney’s dog, we need ØbowMao’s™ dog.

Only Bo knows how much Hussein likes to eat cooked dogs...


44 posted on 09/03/2012 9:35:49 PM PDT by Yehuda (http://jewpoint.blogspot.com)
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To: Brad from Tennessee
Wow! Bain had actual employees under Mitt Romney. My sister has gone into a pretty deep depression because she lost her job after 30 years at the same company, and Obama hasn't done anything to help her become an employee of any company, he just tanked the economy and made business unable to hire.
45 posted on 09/04/2012 12:58:00 AM PDT by MacMattico
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To: Brad from Tennessee

http://thehill.com/video/campaign/203497-romney-likens-work-at-bain-to-obamas-auto-industry-bailout

“Romney likens work at Bain Capital to Obama’s auto industry bailout”


46 posted on 09/04/2012 1:07:55 AM PDT by Just mythoughts (Please help Todd Akin defeat Claire and the GOP-e send money!!!!!)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

I’ve heard that the DNC Convention will have a mystery speaker.

Not much is known about the man, but sources tell me he goes by the name of Barack Obama.


47 posted on 09/04/2012 3:30:37 AM PDT by savedbygrace (But God.)
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To: Perdogg

Yeah, I am feeling pretty negative. Maybe Nov.6 will change my outlook.


48 posted on 09/04/2012 10:57:17 PM PDT by GR_Jr. ("On Nov.6 I guess I will swallow that bitter pill called Mitt Romney...only to stop 0bama")
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