Aggregated at Twitchy are a selection of tweets from small business owners who have been forced, unwillingly, to fire employees in order to survive a second Obama term. Perhaps one of the most poignant was this: "This morning dad was sad because he knew he'd have to lay off people due to ObamaCare costs. #ThanksObama."

There are larger businesses already announcing layoffs, as well. Among those doing so just in the 48 hours since President Obama was reelected are:

WestinghouseResearch in Motion Ltd., Lightyear Network Solutions, Providence JournalHawker BeechcraftBoeingCVPH Medical Center,ING,Momentive Performance Materials,  HusqvarnaSRA International,  Darden Restaurants,, Rocketdyne, and Rockwell Collins.

Companies that have announced layoffs in the past month include CumminsBristol MyersCorningLockeed MartinKimberly ClarkDow Chemical and Zynga.

If that isn't enough, here's what we have to look forward to thanks to the new ObamaCare taxes: