Companies Closing or Laying-off Since Obama Won

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Here’s a partial list of layoffs announced since the election:

Energizer – laying off 1,500 employees

Exide Technologies – laying off 150 employees

Westinghouse – laid off another 50 employees

Research in Motion Limited – laid off about 200 employees

Lightyear Network Solutions – laid off more than a dozen

Providence Journal – laid off 23 employees

Hawker Beechcraft – laying off 240 employees

Boeing – laying off 30% of executives at Boeing Defense, Space & Security

CVPH Medical Center – laid off 17 employees

US Cellular – laying off 980, 640 in the Chicago area

Momentive Performance Materials – laying off 150

Rocketdyne – laid off about 100

Brake Parts – laying off 75

Vestas Wind Systems – reducing headcount by 3,000

Husqvarna – laying off 600

Center for Hospice New York – laying off 40

Bristol-Meyers – laying of 480

OCE North America – laying off 135

West Ridge Mine –

In its statement, UtahAmerican Energy blames the Obama administration for instituting policies that will close down “204 American coal-fired power plants by 2014″ and for drastically reducing the market for coal.

United Blood Services Gulf –

United Blood Services Gulf South region, the non-profit blood service provider for much of south Louisiana and Mississippi, will lay off approximately 10 percent of its workforce. It was a hard decision to make according to Susan Begnaud, Regional Center Director for the Gulf South region.

Insane right?  Here’s a partial list of businesses closing announced since the election:

Caterpillar Inc. will close its plant in Owatonna Minn.

Mount Pleasant’s Albrecht Sentry Foods

The Target store at Manassas Mall Va.

Millennium Academy in Wake Forest NC

Target Closing Kissimmee FL Location

The Andover Gift Shop in Andover MA

Grand Union Family Markets Closing Storrs Location CT

Movie Scene Milford Location NH

Update: TE Connectivity Closing Greensboro Plant – 620 Layoffs Expected

Gomer’s Fried Chicken in South Kansas City

Kmart in Homer Glen

Fresh Market on Pine Street in Burlington

AGC Glass North America to permanently close its Blue Ridge Plant in Kingsport Tenn

The Target store at Platte and Academy in Colorado Springs

The Roses store on Reynold Road in Winston-Salem NC

Bost Harley-Davidson at 46th Avenue North and Delaware Ave. in West Nashville TN

Townsend Booksellers in Oakland

The Kmart store in Parkway Plaza off University Drive in Durham NC – 79 Jobs Lost


Where’s Chris Matthews on this story?  Where the rest of the media on this story?