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David Siegel, Billionaire Whose Letter Promised Mass Layoffs After Obama Win, Gives Workers Raises

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- 2047 days ago -
The private timeshare mogul and Mitt Romney supporter who swore mass employee layoffs if President Barack Obama won reelection has had a change of heart.

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Carrie B (306)
Friday November 9, 2012, 8:00 pm
Sorry, but this deserves a repeat!

Paulo R (13)
Friday November 9, 2012, 8:45 pm
Nice story. Maybe it was just a ploy to try to get votes to the Romney camp. (I think his wife needs to cover up that cleavage!)

roxy H (350)
Saturday November 10, 2012, 2:35 am
I almost fell out of my chair, Roflmao :D haha! TY that was a wake up! :D

Carolyn S (151)
Saturday November 10, 2012, 5:26 am
Good one Carrie!

Past Member (0)
Saturday November 10, 2012, 5:39 am

Chris C (152)
Saturday November 10, 2012, 8:46 am
Cover it up, Mrs. Billionaire! Apparently, the rich may have money, but lack "class".

Jane H (139)
Saturday November 10, 2012, 12:37 pm
Chris C. I'd like to send you a green star but can't yet. Thanks for the post, Carrie, I had not heard that he changed his mind. It's a good thing.

Elizabeth M (65)
Saturday November 10, 2012, 2:06 pm
Mr Siegel you must of heard how much people were angered with you - you had a change of heart so maybe you have a conceince. Donald Thump and Steve Whine, what is the matter with you guys...are you true Americans..sure maybe it was rough when you started out and you made it..but you can't take it with you when your time maybe help your country out and you will always be remembered for that.

Lois Jordan (63)
Saturday November 10, 2012, 6:54 pm
Well, that's good for his employees....until his next change of heart. Really! The whims of the wealthy.....

Robert O (12)
Saturday November 10, 2012, 7:33 pm
Thanks Carrie.

Christine Stewart (134)
Saturday November 10, 2012, 7:55 pm
Good to hear.

Gysele van Santen (213)
Saturday November 10, 2012, 8:41 pm
*she probably has a great personality* smh!

thnx, Carrie! noted.

Jerry B (128)
Saturday November 10, 2012, 9:57 pm
Noted good for this guy..and good one Carrie lol.

Joy Wong (103)
Saturday November 10, 2012, 10:45 pm
Noted, thanks.

jan b (5)
Sunday November 11, 2012, 5:43 am
What a putz.

Gloria picchetti (304)
Sunday November 11, 2012, 5:54 am
When he woke up did he smell the rotten tea?

reft h (66)
Sunday November 11, 2012, 2:35 pm
this couple make me feel nauseated

Kristina J (10)
Sunday November 11, 2012, 4:10 pm
I love this BS argument they have been making. If the costs associated with doing business go up, how does it benefit your company to reduce the workforce, which would in turn, reduce the amount of money you can make? If anything, it would require you to increase your workforce, so you can be more productive (assuming that your company is properly operating to begin with). And any billionaire scumbag who can build a 90k sq ft home clearly has more than enough profit margin that he can afford a small tax bill without going into the red. As long as CEO's/owners/shareholders are raking in billions of dollars in PROFIT, they can afford to give a little back.

roxy H (350)
Sunday November 11, 2012, 6:24 pm
I don't know, I just Love my Sweet Carrie and her comments .... I am in the middle of a Rotten Wolf War and anything to grab a smile ... :D I totally appreciate! :D

Don Schwarz (5)
Sunday November 11, 2012, 7:19 pm

Tom Edgar (56)
Sunday November 11, 2012, 10:00 pm
The first casualty of war is TRUTH. In politics TRUTH is a changeable commodity too elusive to become a casualty

Rose Becke (141)
Monday November 12, 2012, 1:38 am
:) for Carrie

pam w (139)
Monday November 12, 2012, 8:33 am
""If any new taxes are levied on me, or my company, as our current President plans, I will have no choice but to reduce the size of this company."

+++++++++++++++ OH, NOOOOO! You mean, if he has to pay his FAIR SHARE of taxes, he might not be able to afford the trophy wife & obscenely massive home without laying off his employees?

Sounds as if his GREED is talking.....

W. C (7)
Monday November 12, 2012, 10:48 am
Thank you for posting.

louise Woychesko (1)
Monday November 12, 2012, 1:29 pm
He made his billions thanks to his employees

Anne P (174)
Monday November 12, 2012, 4:15 pm
Siegel gave his employees raises to help them "handle the additional burdens the government will put on them." So he's still talking trash about the Obama Administration. What a creep.

Ann Breeden (65)
Monday November 12, 2012, 4:26 pm
I wish all the billionaires would have a change of heart and pitch in to help our country. You can't take it with you guys, so why not help.

Gloria H (88)
Monday November 12, 2012, 4:38 pm
ouch! Losing the election bet must have hurt. Opening his mouth must have hurt business a tad bit..ya think? Go run after your customers buddy, next time..don't take your vemon out on your employees.

Nancy Black (308)
Monday November 12, 2012, 9:05 pm
Noted, tweeted, tweeted, and shared. Miracles happen; rich Republicans actually gave workers a raise after promising to fire them. This is better than fiction.

Yvonne F (181)
Tuesday November 13, 2012, 10:57 am
Good for him! There are some hope even for Republicans after all! Thanks Carrie
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