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Yet Another CEO Asks Employees to Vote Romney for Sake of the Company (And Their Jobs)
The Blaze ^ | October 14, 2012 | Erica Ritz

Posted on 10/14/2012 3:16:11 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

MSNBC’s Chris Hayes reported Sunday that Arthur Allen, the founder, president, and CEO of ASG Software Solutions, recently emailed his employees asking them to vote for Mitt Romney for the sake of the company– and their jobs. The subject line for the September 30 email was, “Will the US Presidential election directly impact your future jobs at ASG? Please read below.”

Just last week, founder and CEO of Westgate Resorts David Siegel made a similar move, telling employees he’d have “no choice” but to reduce the size of the company if Obama wins.

Allen’s letter read, according to MSNBC:

We have a chance, as individuals, to help turn the sick US economy into a healthy economy, and positively influence the global economy as well. This chance comes on November 6th, when we elect a new President and administration. The US and the world need to elect individuals who have business experience. Neither the world nor the US can stand to elect politicians any longer. In my view, and in the view of most business leaders, if you give politicians 100 questions, they will give you back 100 wrong answers simply because they have no basis for making those decisions. Would you hire a person with no experience to do brain surgery? Of course not, but that’s what the US voters did in 2009. Why does the world keep hiring politicians to run our global economies when they have no experience? It just makes no sense, and yet the world keeps doing it over and over again. Let’s take the lead on November 6th and show the world how it should and can be done.

The CEO then explained what the re-election of President Obama would mean for the company– and the jobs of everyone who works there:(continued)

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Extended News; Front Page News; Politics/Elections; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: 2012; 2012endorsements; bhoeconomy; ceo; economy; elections; florida; nobama2012; obama; romney; romney2012
I agree with him. Do you?
1 posted on 10/14/2012 3:16:19 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

There are a lot more out there who think this way. They just aren’t saying anything right now.


2 posted on 10/14/2012 3:18:21 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Dude! Where's my Obama "foam"?)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Looks like the avalanche is starting, though, doesn’t it?


3 posted on 10/14/2012 3:20:11 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Yeah. Expect more and more of this every day between now and the election. The Era of Food Stamps, unemployment extensions and ObamaPhones is over. America is broke. It’s time for people to get serious and realize that America is in big trouble right now.


4 posted on 10/14/2012 3:23:43 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Dude! Where's my Obama "foam"?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

On a related note the CEO of Acme Teleprompter Sales is encouraging his employees to re-elect the President…


5 posted on 10/14/2012 3:25:07 PM PDT by ShasheMac
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
He could have said what he wanted to say without including this statement in his plea to this employees:

When we buy a company, we eliminate about 60 percent of the salaries of the employees of that company. If we lose our independence and get consolidated, the same thing would happen to ASG’s employees.

That statement above is not a very endearing one, and it's also not a way to win over the confidence of his employees, or those of employees of future companies that might be acquired by his company.

Other than that, I very well understand what he means, and it's quite true that, millions will have to be terminated from employment if Obama is re-elected.
6 posted on 10/14/2012 3:29:32 PM PDT by adorno
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To: ShasheMac
As are the bosses at Choom Amalgamated, Hoaxer Electric Cars and ObamaPhones.
7 posted on 10/14/2012 3:31:15 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Not only do I agree with him but I would love to work for a person like him who apparently has a good head on his shoulders and wants to keep it there.
Unfortunately this gentleman will probably have one disgruntle employee who will probably hire an attorney and sue him for trying to influence his employees to vote a certain way. Then the ACLU will get involved and also sue him for some made up hate crime for racism.
Finally, the Obama regime will get involved and try to have him arrested and imprisoned while one of Obama’s buddies takes over his company.
Just my humble conservative Republican opinion.
8 posted on 10/14/2012 3:35:13 PM PDT by Nitehawk0325 (Credo quia absurdum, I believe it because it is absurd.)
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To: adorno

God bless this guy. He’s honest and gives employees ample warning, in the midst of great personal and business retaliation from the IRS and every other agency that the Obama goons will sic on him.

Most of our CEOs are cowards and hypocrites, particularly in the Fortune 500. It is their worst, and possibly final, betrayal of the free enterprise system.


9 posted on 10/14/2012 3:43:00 PM PDT by mwl8787
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Union bosses do this ALL THE TIME. IMO, it’s fair play, I salute them!


10 posted on 10/14/2012 3:55:09 PM PDT by Ms Mable
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To: Ms Mable

You got that right. I’m with you.


11 posted on 10/14/2012 3:58:54 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Dude! Where's my Obama "foam"?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

America will get the government it votes for....

God help us


12 posted on 10/14/2012 4:05:25 PM PDT by mike_9958
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To: FlingWingFlyer

:-) Hopefully...this strategy will become widespread w/ conservative bosses.


13 posted on 10/14/2012 4:15:12 PM PDT by Ms Mable
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To: mike_9958

Be prepared for a lot of full time employees changed to part Time next year.


14 posted on 10/14/2012 4:15:50 PM PDT by Morris70
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To: ShasheMac

Yet another related note, CEO of Acme signs (specializing in “Going Out of Business”) stands by his endorsement of Obama.


15 posted on 10/14/2012 4:16:27 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

ASG has been outsourcing jobs to India so I imagine a lot of the jobs are history no matter who wins.


16 posted on 10/14/2012 4:21:13 PM PDT by Delhi Rebels (There was a row in Silver Street - the regiments was out.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I agree with him as well.


17 posted on 10/14/2012 4:29:06 PM PDT by ducttape45
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I think it’s funny to hear this from the software commies. Turns out liberalism is not Utopia?


18 posted on 10/14/2012 4:38:35 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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Click

19 posted on 10/14/2012 5:24:31 PM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93destr)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I hope it’s an avalanche with coattails.


20 posted on 10/14/2012 5:26:43 PM PDT by MitchellC (President Evil: Redistribution)
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Some CEOs will come out and state what they know they will have to do before the election, most will be forced to do the same layoffs but will not open their mouths because they’ll be tagged as racists.


21 posted on 10/14/2012 6:49:42 PM PDT by USCG SimTech (Honored to serve since '71)
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To: Morris70
Be prepared for a lot of full time employees changed to part Time next year.

A lot of companies will suddenly become thousands of companies with under 50 employees, all part-time.

Thanks Obamacare. What'd you think everyone was just going to take it and pay? 2-dimensional thinkers are so predictable when they are shocked and outraged.

22 posted on 10/14/2012 6:54:01 PM PDT by USCG SimTech (Honored to serve since '71)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
One of the largest companies in my county in Central NYState has spent many thousands of dollars on "2012: Obama vs America" yard signs, for all of their employees to take as they wish.

Those signs are gone now... doggone it!

23 posted on 10/14/2012 7:53:46 PM PDT by AFPhys ((Praying for our troops, our citizens, that the Bible and Freedom become basis of the US law again))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Sorry - businesses are NOT created just so people can have jobs.
24 posted on 10/14/2012 8:52:34 PM PDT by Tzimisce (THIS SUCKS)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Absolutely! And sane & rational person will vote for Repubs or Conservatives. However keep in mind that socialism & liberalism & demoRATs are mentally insane & deranged & clearly have a mental blockage & disorder vs a normal sane individual. Even highly educated or professional liberals are mentally insane & incompetent. Their marxist socialist facist ideology is their true religion, and they will ALWAYS vote for demoRATs no matter how scandalous or incompetent the demoRAT is ..... like 0dumb0!


25 posted on 10/14/2012 11:04:37 PM PDT by rcrngroup
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
As I'm sure many of us heard growing up, “The Truth Hurts”.

Well, it will hurt a whole bunch more if the Commie gets reelected, even if the House and Senate are run by Republicans.

Obama, or as I like to think of him, Lord Obama King of the Executive Order, will be on a nothing to lose mission from Allah until January 2017.

26 posted on 10/14/2012 11:18:58 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (How do you insult an Obama Voter? Call them an Obama Voter.)
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To: AFPhys

‘2012 Obama vs America’

Thought for a long time that when the opponent’s name is used - even in the most clever saying - too many people see only that name, and think you’re supporting him!
Especially when the opponents logo is used against him.
Folks may have 3 seconds to see a sign, and the eye will go to the name only, or to the logo.
Totally missing the clever, negative saying.
Sorry!

As for Obumpo, I know this year is huge on pointing out this dangerous catastrophe in our White House.
The exemption would be the words like ‘Moron,’ and Fool, with that dumb logo for the ‘o’s.’
Give those a ‘go.’

Generally tho, I avoid those kinds of signs, buttons, or bumper stickers.
Just last week our 13 year old granddaughter turned down a clever pin (2012 written with the ‘empty chair’ as the ‘1,’ and BHO’s logo as the ‘0,’ because she said she won’t wear that logo. . .

Put forth heavily your guy or gals name instead.


27 posted on 10/15/2012 2:20:14 AM PDT by USARightSide (SUPPORTING O U R TROOPS)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
My husband is a Union Fire Fighter, and he has yet to find one FF voting Obama. The one he knows that positively voted Obama last time around is either voting for Romney or just not voting.
28 posted on 10/15/2012 6:05:01 AM PDT by MacMattico
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To: Tzimisce

Sorry - businesses are NOT created just so people can have jobs.”””

That needs to be taught in school from 4th grade up thru PHD degrees!!


29 posted on 10/15/2012 9:53:37 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: ShasheMac

LMAO! Now all we need is for one of the highly-talented Freepers to create an appropriate graphic for that!


30 posted on 10/15/2012 11:39:45 AM PDT by XenaLee (The only good commie is a dead commie.)
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