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socialist_n_TN Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-10-11 10:44 AM
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17. Then maybe the government should offer DIRECT support
like they do to the capitalists to worker owned co-ops here in this country.
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  -Offshoring comes under bipartisan attack in Congress Newsjock  Dec-09-11 11:24 PM   #0 
  - a start. but can we up the outrage a bit higher on the salary scale, as well, congress people? n/t  marasinghe   Dec-09-11 11:45 PM   #1 
  - I think they SHOULD NOT get Federal loans or grants-they do now? Negative  StarsInHerHair   Dec-10-11 12:11 AM   #2 
  - This is a bit too late.  JDPriestly   Dec-10-11 01:40 AM   #3 
  - yup  Skittles   Dec-10-11 08:44 AM   #10 
  - A lot late  harun   Dec-10-11 04:45 PM   #22 
  - what about manufacturing  KT2000   Dec-10-11 02:00 AM   #4 
  - I'm not sure but that they should get a credit if they DO move them offshore.  jtuck004   Dec-10-11 04:07 AM   #5 
  - And what about the millions of manufacturing jobs? This is just more theatre. Instead we should be  Citizen Worker   Dec-10-11 05:23 AM   #6 
  - Perhaps these "Four U.S. lawmakers" should refrain from making laws that force businesses to choose  Bogart   Dec-10-11 07:00 AM   #7 
  - and just exactly what laws would those be? Labor laws? Health and Safety? Environmental laws?  bread_and_roses   Dec-10-11 07:21 AM   #8 
     - One of many examples (this fight to save jobs is also bipartisan)  Bogart   Dec-10-11 08:25 AM   #9 
        - sorry, this is RW nonsense  bread_and_roses   Dec-10-11 09:19 AM   #12 
           - "...regulations are too weak, too friendly to polluters and exploiters, inadequately enforced,..."  Bogart   Dec-10-11 09:32 AM   #14 
              - Oh bullshit.  JoeyT   Dec-10-11 10:05 AM   #15 
              - EPA Regs DO have that effect  joeglow3   Dec-10-11 10:21 AM   #16 
              - Companies will do whatever increases their profits, even if it kills us.  No Elephants   Dec-11-11 12:03 AM   #27 
              - What are you so angry about? You're winning. Aside from that it makes you sound like a right-winger.  Bogart   Dec-10-11 11:37 PM   #23 
                 - The poster of Reply 15 did not sound like a right winger at all to me!  No Elephants   Dec-11-11 12:15 AM   #28 
              - Then maybe the government should offer DIRECT support  socialist_n_TN   Dec-10-11 10:44 AM   #17 
              - It case you haven't noticed, the government doesn't have any money...  Bogart   Dec-10-11 11:41 PM   #24 
              - LOL!  No Elephants   Dec-10-11 11:55 PM   #25 
  - Walgreens is outsourcing its billing (and some accounting) effective Jan 1  underpants   Dec-10-11 09:01 AM   #11 
  - Too little, too late. And long overdue. eom  tawadi   Dec-10-11 09:28 AM   #13 
  - Now there's a bill that's deader than fried chicken upon arrival.  Gman   Dec-10-11 01:23 PM   #18 
  - Toyota is the most popular nameplate in America; what's so special about call center jobs?  Romulox   Dec-10-11 03:59 PM   #19 
  - All jobs are special. But some foreign companies make stuff here. Trick is to find  No Elephants   Dec-11-11 12:01 AM   #26 
  - Good. Hurry up. (nt)  w4rma   Dec-10-11 04:04 PM   #20 
  - This is good. But I hoped this article was going to be about offshore financial/tax havens...  Dover   Dec-10-11 04:07 PM   #21 
  - gawd forbid we should step on Rich Mitt's toes  wordpix   Dec-12-11 09:33 PM   #31 
  - Why the focus on call centers?  DCBob   Dec-12-11 11:23 AM   #29 
  - but it's OK for Rich Mitt to offshore investments so his clients can access tax havens?  wordpix   Dec-12-11 09:32 PM   #30 
  - weak start -- how about requiring all US military equipment be made in the US?  0rganism   Dec-12-11 09:53 PM   #32 

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