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Sun Feb 17, 2013, 07:07 AM

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Scuba Feb 2013 OP
Laelth Feb 2013 #1
daybranch Feb 2013 #2
kentuck Feb 2013 #3
gtar100 Feb 2013 #4
The Wizard Feb 2013 #6
cantbeserious Feb 2013 #5
think Feb 2013 #7
mountain grammy Feb 2013 #8
shcrane71 Feb 2013 #9
mountain grammy Feb 2013 #10
BrotherIvan Feb 2013 #11
apocalypsehow Feb 2013 #12

Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 17, 2013, 07:10 AM

1. k&r for the truth, however depressing it may be.

"Free trade" agreements facilitate this loss of jobs. Our "job creators" also like to create jobs overseas to avoid environmental regulations in the U.S.

-Laelth

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 17, 2013, 07:11 AM

2. what else

you said it all!

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 17, 2013, 07:25 AM

3. They even get tax breaks for moving their equipment overseas.

Our politicians in Washington pay them to move their jobs away.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 17, 2013, 08:04 AM

4. The inevitable result of unregulated capitalism.

I think there is even less of a protest against the practice of outsourcing jobs because much of that savings goes into dividend checks and higher stock values. This is not just about the super-wealthy taking advantage of workers. Anyone who holds stock in a company that outsources jobs is a beneficiary of this practice.

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Response to gtar100 (Reply #4)

Sun Feb 17, 2013, 08:47 AM

6. Any system left unfettered

becomes totalitarian and eventually devours itself.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 17, 2013, 08:21 AM

5. When Low Information Voters Deny Reality - The Jobs Leave

eom

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 17, 2013, 10:09 AM

7. Kick & Rec

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Feb 17, 2013, 10:10 AM

8. And they'll only come back when America is also a third world country

with no evironmental or labor protections and no trace of unions. If we have the audacity to actually raise the minimum wage to a living wage and require health insurance, our largest employers, like Walmart and McDonalds, will be crushed under the mandate to share their profits with their employees. Imagine the vast Walton fortune not having the cash to fund their favorite right wing ideals like privatitizing America's public schools or funding "evironmental solutions" that only they benefit from.
Oh, the humanity!!
After years of pounding the American people with "government is the problem" propaganda, I don't think the corporations will give up their power without a fight, and I mean a boot crushing fight.

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Response to mountain grammy (Reply #8)

Sun Feb 17, 2013, 11:06 AM

9. Most of skilled laborers will be exporting themselves to places

where there's more civil discourse, better infrastructure, schools, healthcare. Actually, I've known people who have already done this.

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Response to shcrane71 (Reply #9)

Sun Feb 17, 2013, 12:16 PM

10. Yes, the "free market" solution. Problem is it's only "free" for the market

not the workers.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 12:45 AM

11. I would add to that

"And then we buy their crap."

Because if everyone demanded Made in the USA products, the manufacturing would come back right quick. But the parking lot at our local Wal Mart was jammed tonight, so I guess no one gives a damn.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 12:46 AM

12. Kick & Rec. n/t.

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