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Mary Hayashi vs Solyndra

Original post made by Bill, Amberwood/Wood Meadows, on Sep 2, 2011

Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi (D-Hayward) was on the news last night condemning Solyndra for letting all their employees go without notice or benefits.

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Sep 2, 2011 at 1:39 pm

I'm not convinced that in her heart of hearts Hayashi cares...time will tell.

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Posted by Roger
a resident of Rosewood
on Sep 2, 2011 at 1:46 pm

In my heart of hearts, I think Bill is actually Cindy Cross. I'm unable to understand what it is he's attempting to convey.

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Sep 2, 2011 at 1:52 pm

seems to me cindy been had a lapse of some kind...

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Posted by Mike
a resident of Highland Oaks
on Sep 2, 2011 at 4:49 pm

While bankruptcy should be a predictable event if your top management and accounting department are communicating well, the actual decision to file is difficult to make because of the hope that the team can pull a winner out of its hat in its next meeting with investors or that big client. Unfortunately, letting the public know that things are shaky, a situation that a lot of companies find themselves in on a very regular basis, can cause employees to bolt and shareholders to drop you from their portfolios like a hot rock, which creates another predictable outcome.

If you've got a good pitch, it's best to start shopping around for other companies that might be interested in trying to salvage the situation before you announce your problems to the world so that the employees and investors have some hope.

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Posted by NUMMI
a resident of Downtown
on Sep 2, 2011 at 5:19 pm

Didn't the democrats say the same thing when NUMMI was forced to close by ol obambi our wonderful president?

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Posted by Ernest
a resident of Deer Oaks/Twelve Oaks
on Sep 2, 2011 at 6:41 pm

Yeah, NUMMI, let's let the existing car companies save us from dependence on fossil fuels. They've done such a good job already. No govt incentives; no govt subsidies.

Say you're a scientist working for GM and you discover a brilliant steam powered car. Your contract dictates that you hand over the discovery to your employer ,,, who will likely hide it beneath a junkyard of gas guzzling junkers.

Fact is, we need the state's presence as an honest broker in our time of global crisis.

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Posted by Screwed taxpayer
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Sep 2, 2011 at 11:48 pm

No, severance, no cobra, nothing is the what my mechanical engineer son got, (after a year of $1,000. mo furlough cut)when his employer ran out of $$ and closed the doors, and stock was a penny. I see no reason Sloyndra employees should get any more. The founder seemed to be a political scammer,(probably donations before and after the 'deal')...plenty of other companies were legit, using traditional methods, without government backing.

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Posted by Dana
a resident of Amador Estates
on Sep 3, 2011 at 10:25 am

And WHEN are we going to hear from our Marxist Representative ... Jerry McNerney...about this Solyndra situation??? He is partly responsible for this!

And WHEN are we going to see REAL JOURNALISM from this Pleasanton Weakly...for example, when are they going to pose serious questions to McNerney about the economy, jobs, our debt, national defense, etc. HE IS IN PART RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DECLINE OF AMERICA!!!

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Posted by Carl Marks
a resident of Del Prado
on Sep 4, 2011 at 8:59 am

"Fact is, we need the state's presence as an honest broker in our time of global crisis."

Hilarious! You are joking, aren't you?

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