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Wed Sep 12, 2012, 05:55 PM

Who Pays Security?

With over $400 Billion in assets overseas, the Security bill must be pretty high for US multinationals.

Gee, who pays for it?

I know GE wouldn't build a factory in China unless they knew their assets would be protected. Isn't it a little risky for manufacturers to ship their operations to cheap labor countries?

The people in those countries could just revolt and take over all those valuable corporate assets that have been located so recklessly outside the US.

Unless, of course, somebody's paying a lot of money for some damn good security.

But it couldn't be the American taxpayers. They wouldn't be foolish enough to protect the outsourcing of our whole economy.

http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/2012/tables/12s1295.pdf

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Corporations would come running back home.
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Corporations would take over the government to control the military
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Corporations would "go native" in their foreign locations.
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Nothing would change
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It doesn't matter. We have to stop with the fossil fuels.
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Wed Sep 12, 2012, 05:59 PM

1. The wealthy benefit far more from government than do the poor.

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