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David Siegel, CEO of Westgate Resorts openly threatens his employees if they vote for President Obama.

During my daily morning ritual of reading the news, checking email and deciding what art piece I'm going to work on today I cam across this article in CNN Business.  and it inspired me to create this piece called True Faces - based on the 7 deadly sins. More below the fold.

7 Deadly Sins - True Face of Sin, The true face of political figures.

Mr. Siegel is one of the wealthiest men in America. Westgate Resorts has 12,000 jobs and 1 Billion in profit this year alone. He seems to be doing quite well for himself under the Obama Administration. Mr. Siegel is building the largest private home in the country! I guess if he were asked to pay his fair share in income taxes he'd have to ditch the gold plated toilet seats for his cartoonishly massive mansion and he'd he have no choice but to take it out on his minimum wage workers.

President Obama has repeatedly told American companies that he plans to give tax cuts and create incentives to companies that create or keep jobs in America. It seems Mr.Siegel would not be effected at all, perhaps he'd even benefit. But the man cannot seem to see past his own greed. So he resorts to threatening his own employees. What kind of person does this? Not only does he send this email to his employees, he proclaims that he is proud of it. I guess he gets in some free advertising  - but he's just lost half of his clientele and no doubt several employees will elect to leave. I would certainly consider that a hostile work environment. Not to mention voter suppression.

 If I were the Westgate employees, I'd band together and file a class action law suit against this poor excuse for a human being. I wonder if he calls himself a Christian? If so he might want to refresh himself on the 7 deadly sins: Envy, Greed, Gluttony, Lust, Sloth, Pride and Wrath.

I don't really think morality is linked to religion, but there are soooo many people who do. Human morality is not in a church or a religion, it's a way of being and resides within each of us. It drives me crazy when people hold up their religion like a badge of honor, that somehow going inside a building and saying some words someone else wrote thousands of years ago makes you a good person. It doesn't  - your actions do. Compassion, Love, Kindness, Fairness, Justice, these are things to strive for, these are more than just words and they cannot be bought.

7 Deadly Sins - True Face of Sin, The true face of political figures.

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  •  Tip Jar (3+ / 0-)
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    pvmuse, a2nite, wilderness voice

    "Today we say all art is political. But I'd say all art has to do with ethics. Which after all really comes to the same thing. It's a matter of attitudes." ~Ingmar Bergman

    by Digital Auteur on Wed Oct 10, 2012 at 12:38:34 PM PDT

  •  Anyone notice the mean look on this creep's face? (1+ / 0-)
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    wilderness voice

    He makes clint Eastwood in dirty Harry look sweet, and we now know how sweet Clint really is....

    This guy threatening people, that's the way to get votes Mittens, you need more of these types out there.

    Call that old creep jack Welch, and see if he can stir up more fear and lathing to get people to the ballot boxes.

    "Vote for the tax cheat, or lose your job"

    Great Lawn sign....


    My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me. Benjamin Disraeli

    by pvmuse on Wed Oct 10, 2012 at 12:43:27 PM PDT

  •  How would he know? If me I would like to see (1+ / 0-)
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    all the employees vote for Obama just to spite the jackass.

    How can you tell when Rmoney is lying? His lips are moving. Fear is the Mind Killer

    by boophus on Wed Oct 10, 2012 at 12:43:46 PM PDT


    ...but Obama wins anyway?

    ...does he still fire a bunch of them ?

    •  Um right, is he planning on checking their ballots (1+ / 0-)
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      This is the type of guy Mitt needs out there stumping for him.

      He and his wife have built the largest monstrosity home in America. They became silly selling timeshares ( to those who can't afford their own islands, I guess), and now he is threatening his employees?

      The 1% holding the 99% jobs over their heads, if they don't vote for more of the same?

      Mitt should take him on his jet with him, and have him read his stinky little letter at every campaign stop, very convincing.

      My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me. Benjamin Disraeli

      by pvmuse on Wed Oct 10, 2012 at 01:01:55 PM PDT

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  •  not exactly - only 7000 employees now in 2012 (0+ / 0-)

    He is not stupid and is very carefully not telling people how to vote just that he thinks the economy is tied into how many people he can employ and if the credit crunch continues that might mean layoffs.   I think it is a way to garner publicity for his company and maybe his future creditors which is not very smart on his part.  

  •  It's a secret ballot. (1+ / 0-)
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    It doesn't strike me as odd that a CEO who doesn't trust the President would warn his employees of adverse consequences if "tax the rich" policies are aggressively pursued. The employees are free to accept or reject his analysis.

    Other CEOs are sending the same message.

    I believe unions do the same thing in the opposite interest, no?

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