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DBoon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-04-09 12:35 PM
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13. you can't win a race to the bottom
The jobs that went to the anti-union South 20 years ago have gone to China.

Selling your region on cheap, compliant labor means you will always lose to someone cheaper and with a more repressive government
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  -Southern states an epicenter for U.S. job losses villager  Aug-04-09 10:31 AM   #0 
  - Like Howard Dean said, "how's the GOP working out for you?"  phantom power   Aug-04-09 10:33 AM   #1 
  - There are millions of Dems in those states. nt  Justyce   Aug-04-09 10:49 AM   #3 
  - Yes, but I assume you understand my point?  phantom power   Aug-04-09 10:54 AM   #6 
     - It's just that it feels about the same as when the  Justyce   Aug-04-09 11:07 AM   #7 
        - It does suck. The GOP messes it up for everybody....  phantom power   Aug-04-09 11:11 AM   #9 
  - Not everyone who lives in the South is a Republican  Rob H.   Aug-04-09 10:53 AM   #4 
     - But not enough  atreides1   Aug-04-09 01:01 PM   #15 
        - True  Rob H.   Aug-04-09 01:37 PM   #17 
  - Jibes real well with repuke Govs turning down stimulus money for Unemployment extensions.  T Wolf   Aug-04-09 10:47 AM   #2 
  - Spreading like cancer.  PassingFair   Aug-04-09 10:54 AM   #5 
  - "Epicenter" huh?  DavidDvorkin   Aug-04-09 11:10 AM   #8 
  - 28 years of rotten stench economics coming home to roost.  HughBeaumont   Aug-04-09 11:29 AM   #10 
  - Ditto on your last comment  Stumbler   Aug-04-09 06:35 PM   #21 
  - Guess that anti-union BS didn't work out so well afterall!  Crowman1979   Aug-04-09 11:52 AM   #11 
  - you can't win a race to the bottom  DBoon   Aug-04-09 12:35 PM   #13 
     - Exactly! The sooner our governments figure this out....  whoneedstickets   Aug-05-09 01:04 AM   #26 
  - You too can lose your job to outsourcing and Republican economics. nt  bemildred   Aug-04-09 12:16 PM   #12 
  - IS this teh karma i hear so much about.  rantormusing   Aug-04-09 12:54 PM   #14 
  - 21st century rust belt as their manufacturing plays out and gets sent to China  Kolesar   Aug-04-09 01:26 PM   #16 
  - This story is certain to bring joy to many withered little hearts around here. n/t  QC   Aug-04-09 01:51 PM   #18 
  - Schadenfreude is what it is, not joy.  bemildred   Aug-04-09 03:45 PM   #19 
     - I have voted straight dem since I could vote  backwoodsbob   Aug-04-09 06:51 PM   #23 
        - Hey, I live in California, I've been straight Dem for many decades.  bemildred   Aug-04-09 06:54 PM   #24 
        - You can infer from that, BTW, that most elections I'm on the losing side.  bemildred   Aug-04-09 07:03 PM   #25 
  - Pray to Jesus. He will bring the jobs back, or Armageddon, whichever comes first.  IndianaGreen   Aug-04-09 03:48 PM   #20 
     - Or make the talabangelicals keep gettin the armageddon dates wrong.  Crowman1979   Aug-04-09 06:41 PM   #22 

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