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Spider Jerusalem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-04-09 08:00 AM
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93. I find that very difficult to believe
unless you farm all your own food and make your own clothing from fabric you've woven, you're buying foreign products. (and you seem to be using a computer; care to open the case and take a good close look at the PCBs with a magnifying glass and tell me what country of origin is stamped on them? Helpful hint: It won't be the USA.)
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  -So you are happy when foreign guestworkers get their visas terminated? Smith_3  Feb-03-09 05:07 AM   #0 
  - You really summed it up!  treestar   Feb-03-09 05:10 AM   #1 
  - BELIEVE ME I WOULD IF I FUCKING COULD  Skittles   Feb-03-09 05:20 AM   #2 
  - what skittles said! nt  Mari333   Feb-03-09 07:12 AM   #21 
  - That's right  HarukaTheTrophyWife   Feb-03-09 07:57 AM   #31 
  - Thumbs up on what you said Skittles!  Azlady   Feb-03-09 09:11 AM   #46 
  - THAT'S THE SPIRIT! GOD DAMN ALL FUCKING FOREIGNERS!  Cessna Invesco Palin   Feb-03-09 09:13 AM   #47 
     - Why are you angry at others over a risk YOU chose to take?  bunnies   Feb-03-09 10:00 AM   #52 
     - I'm not the one shitting on other human beings.  Cessna Invesco Palin   Feb-03-09 11:32 AM   #53 
     - LOL  Skittles   Feb-03-09 07:09 PM   #79 
     - Still sucks though...  wickerwoman   Feb-03-09 07:32 PM   #80 
        - I dont disagree. It definitely sucks.  bunnies   Feb-04-09 06:55 AM   #83 
           - It's easy for you to say. Having American citizenship essentially the whole world is open to you.  Smith_3   Feb-04-09 07:21 AM   #88 
              - Are people in the US losing their visas being arrested  bunnies   Feb-04-09 07:45 AM   #92 
              - I lived in China for about five years and many of my friends are Chinese.  wickerwoman   Feb-04-09 12:07 PM   #115 
                 - Thanks for the info.  bunnies   Feb-04-09 12:53 PM   #116 
              - The whole world is open if you are an American with MONEY.  Hello_Kitty   Feb-06-09 11:08 AM   #150 
     - that's not what it is  Skittles   Feb-03-09 12:09 PM   #57 
     - That's OK. Plenty of people here would cheer if your mom got kicked out. n/t  Cessna Invesco Palin   Feb-03-09 12:17 PM   #58 
        - Then why do you continue to post on a site with so many low-life, bigoted, jingoistic hypocrites?  TahitiNut   Feb-03-09 12:44 PM   #65 
        - he's a coward  Skittles   Feb-03-09 12:45 PM   #67 
        - you just don't fucking get it do you?  Skittles   Feb-03-09 12:44 PM   #66 
           - I guess not.  Cessna Invesco Palin   Feb-03-09 01:23 PM   #73 
              - nope, you clearly do not get it  Skittles   Feb-03-09 05:44 PM   #78 
     - Maybe your a terrarist....  Sandrine for you   Feb-03-09 12:17 PM   #59 
  - You're not making much sense.  girl gone mad   Feb-03-09 05:24 AM   #3 
  - doesn't know the difference between fair trade and exploitation  Skittles   Feb-03-09 05:34 AM   #4 
     - Judging from many of the comments on this board.  Smith_3   Feb-03-09 05:39 AM   #7 
     - No, it's the American worker's fault. They think they should be able  acmavm   Feb-03-09 07:58 AM   #32 
        - Nail on the head!  Fire1   Feb-03-09 01:36 PM   #76 
     - Defining "fair trade" is about as difficult as defining "free trade".  pampango   Feb-03-09 05:46 AM   #12 
        - We put a 2% surplus on Chinese goods. They slap a 20% tariff on ours.  Hello_Kitty   Feb-03-09 01:52 PM   #77 
  - sounds like someone found a little urine in his breakfast cereal  chemp   Feb-03-09 05:35 AM   #5 
  - Sheesh, take a valium and get your shit together. You're hysterical.  acmavm   Feb-03-09 05:35 AM   #6 
  - America benefits alot from other countries.  Smith_3   Feb-03-09 05:44 AM   #10 
  - Does America PAY for the energy it? Or does we get it for FREEEEEE?  acmavm   Feb-03-09 06:00 AM   #14 
     - Yes, but ipse facto you pay less that it's worth to you.  Donald Ian Rankin   Feb-03-09 07:43 AM   #26 
        - We need jobs first. The rest of the world means nothing if we have  acmavm   Feb-03-09 07:47 AM   #29 
        - Quite the reverse.  Donald Ian Rankin   Feb-03-09 08:13 AM   #36 
        - We're rich. All of us are rich? That's fucking good to know because  acmavm   Feb-03-09 08:22 AM   #37 
           - Do Africans have that right?  Donald Ian Rankin   Feb-03-09 08:57 AM   #42 
           - Well, Africa is NOT my/our problem. They deserve help, they  acmavm   Feb-03-09 09:06 AM   #45 
           - Of course it does.  Donald Ian Rankin   Feb-03-09 09:27 AM   #48 
              - Okay, here's you answer to you stupid (and yes, it is very stupid)  acmavm   Feb-03-09 09:34 AM   #49 
              - No, you're pitting one set of workers against other sets -  haele   Feb-03-09 12:30 PM   #63 
              - Kudos to you, but I think you're probably wasting your breath.  Cessna Invesco Palin   Feb-03-09 01:26 PM   #74 
              - You are using the language of the Left to shill for multinational corporations  Romulox   Feb-04-09 07:05 AM   #86 
              - THANK YOU!!  Hello_Kitty   Feb-05-09 10:45 PM   #145 
              - Africa has been on the way down ever since they gained independence.  olegramps   Feb-04-09 08:52 AM   #97 
                 - The major reason for that is the  liberalhistorian   Feb-04-09 10:50 AM   #108 
           - Not my problem. Tell it to their government. I have my own to worry about.  acmavm   Feb-04-09 06:02 AM   #81 
           - Yes.  wickerwoman   Feb-04-09 05:10 PM   #117 
        - I agree.  Owl   Feb-03-09 09:05 AM   #44 
           - I know. I'm talking to an idiot.  acmavm   Feb-03-09 09:35 AM   #50 
              - It's so maddening, isn't it?  Hello_Kitty   Feb-05-09 10:08 PM   #137 
        - There is no logic to your post. What something is "worth" is what a buyer is willing to pay  Romulox   Feb-04-09 07:03 AM   #85 
        - I fear you're rather proving your own point about public understanding of economics :-p  Donald Ian Rankin   Feb-04-09 10:34 AM   #107 
           - Errr... you are ignoring the SELLER in this transaction  Romulox   Feb-04-09 10:55 AM   #109 
              - I agree, it's nonsense, *which is why I didn't do so*.  Donald Ian Rankin   Feb-04-09 11:32 AM   #111 
                 - I responded to the fact that your comment made no sense in context  Romulox   Feb-04-09 11:39 AM   #112 
        - The rest of the world needs America  Hello_Kitty   Feb-05-09 10:07 PM   #136 
  - Yes, demanding that someone give you a job rather than someone else is selfish.  Donald Ian Rankin   Feb-03-09 07:40 AM   #25 
  - Immigtation is a huge factor in the decline of good jobs and wages in the USA.  BlueManDude   Feb-03-09 05:40 AM   #8 
  - Immigration is a reality and always has been.  Smith_3   Feb-03-09 05:45 AM   #11 
  - Back that up please. Oh, and go tell all of Europeans who are sick of the same  acmavm   Feb-03-09 06:02 AM   #15 
  - Are you serious?  olegramps   Feb-04-09 09:02 AM   #101 
  - Check further up thread. Nobody mentioned Illegal immigration.  Realityhack   Feb-04-09 09:08 AM   #103 
  - It's 2009 not 1820. Having open borders today is absurd and is ruining this country.  BlueManDude   Feb-04-09 05:41 PM   #118 
  - Fine.  Cessna Invesco Palin   Feb-03-09 01:28 PM   #75 
  - Actually without it we would be severely fucked.  Realityhack   Feb-04-09 08:50 AM   #95 
  - No we are not at negative population growth w/o immigration  Hello_Kitty   Feb-05-09 10:54 PM   #147 
  - ILLEGAL Immigration is, because corporations can pay them less and get away with it.  anonymous171   Feb-04-09 08:52 AM   #98 
  - We do need to see more differentiation between the different types.  Realityhack   Feb-04-09 09:06 AM   #102 
  - Our economy needs to create at least 200,000 jobs each month.  lumberjack_jeff   Feb-05-09 10:06 AM   #130 
  - Have fun living in your black and white world.  Marrah_G   Feb-03-09 05:43 AM   #9 
  - A good point.  Realityhack   Feb-04-09 09:15 AM   #105 
  - I already do, so let's get HB1s stopped and goods manufactured abroad tariffed highly nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Feb-03-09 05:50 AM   #13 
  - I find that very difficult to believe  Spider Jerusalem   Feb-04-09 08:00 AM   #93 
  - Well, I'm not perfect but let me tell you what I do....  Sarah Ibarruri   Feb-04-09 08:08 PM   #120 
  - You haven't entirely.  Realityhack   Feb-04-09 09:13 AM   #104 
     - I think we need to focus on our people now who are quickly becoming impoverished....  Sarah Ibarruri   Feb-04-09 08:10 PM   #121 
        - Nice dodge.  Realityhack   Feb-05-09 07:39 AM   #126 
           - Wow. I guess I was too mild-mannered huh? Let me be a little bit more emphatic....  Sarah Ibarruri   Feb-05-09 09:35 PM   #133 
              - I agree with you 100%, Sarah! n/t  OhioChick   Feb-05-09 10:41 PM   #144 
  - No  quaker bill   Feb-03-09 06:03 AM   #16 
  - What about multinational companies?  ieoeja   Feb-03-09 01:16 PM   #72 
     - Generally  quaker bill   Feb-05-09 05:19 AM   #124 
  - I don't want my tax dollars subsidizing companies  LiberalEsto   Feb-03-09 06:36 AM   #17 
  - of course not. But I'm not happy when wages are driven down by those folks, either  ixion   Feb-03-09 06:38 AM   #18 
  - I don't buy foreign when possible...  OhioChick   Feb-03-09 07:05 AM   #19 
  - That's exactly what India should be doing. And so should we n/t  eridani   Feb-05-09 05:44 AM   #125 
     - India is kicking out the foreigners....  OhioChick   Feb-05-09 09:43 PM   #134 
        - Yes. They should be doing that. And so should we n/t  eridani   Feb-06-09 05:04 AM   #148 
  - In a word...  JANdad   Feb-03-09 07:09 AM   #20 
  - There is a certain irony here, some of those jobs may have been outsourced  MiniMe   Feb-03-09 07:18 AM   #22 
  - To the OP  .... callchet ....   Feb-03-09 07:37 AM   #23 
  - They are friends of mine who I care about - why would I wish something bad on my friends  stray cat   Feb-03-09 07:38 AM   #24 
  - 'Murikkka for the 'Murikkkans!!!!  BlooInBloo   Feb-03-09 07:44 AM   #27 
  - Well, you're pretty pathetic all the time.  acmavm   Feb-03-09 08:24 AM   #38 
  - It must suck being stupid  DainBramaged   Feb-03-09 08:29 AM   #40 
  - I's so pathetic to want to eat...Stoopid Americans!  deleted post   Feb-06-09 02:07 PM   #151 
  - I think the "all or nothing" style argument is one of the weakest.  Romulox   Feb-03-09 07:45 AM   #28 
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     - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-03-09 12:30 PM   #62 
  - No globalist TOOL is going to guilt me out  mitchum   Feb-03-09 07:57 AM   #30 
  - No. I'm sad that it's come to this.  Iggo   Feb-03-09 08:01 AM   #33 
  - Stop consuming WHAT American products? So foreign workers take priority over American workers huh?  L0oniX   Feb-03-09 08:05 AM   #34 
  - How about this? Goods produced by underpaid foreign workers should be tariffed...  Junkdrawer   Feb-03-09 08:10 AM   #35 
  - I see you're carrying your "feel sorry for job-stealing Foreigners" meme here  DainBramaged   Feb-03-09 08:29 AM   #39 
  - Go back to bed OP and get up on the other side...Geesh!  InkAddict   Feb-03-09 08:38 AM   #41 
  - Throw a bone in the kennel and watch the dogs fight over the bone.  .... callchet ....   Feb-03-09 09:00 AM   #43 
  - I love irrational rants.  bunnies   Feb-03-09 09:58 AM   #51 
  - Xenophobia and nationalism are big sellers in economic hard times.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Feb-03-09 11:47 AM   #54 
  - Uh-huh... because that's the ONLY reason American labor is complaining about foreign labor.  TahitiNut   Feb-03-09 12:28 PM   #61 
  - American Democracy = Xenophobia, if you are a globalist. nt  Romulox   Feb-03-09 01:05 PM   #69 
  - Especially when lack of it is what caused this.  Waiting For Everyman   Feb-04-09 07:00 AM   #84 
  - They're good sellers anytime in America!  depakid   Feb-04-09 08:59 AM   #99 
  - LOL! Globalists have invaded the left, under the guise of "nationalism fearing" progressivism.  anonymous171   Feb-04-09 09:00 AM   #100 
  - There are two ways to deal with the race to the bottom.  Evoman   Feb-03-09 11:56 AM   #55 
  - Feel better now that you've had your rant? I guess it doesn't bother you that qualified Americans  OmmmSweetOmmm   Feb-03-09 12:08 PM   #56 
  - Any American worker that keeps his or her job when a needy person from another country wants it ....  TahitiNut   Feb-03-09 12:26 PM   #60 
     - TahitiNut  OmmmSweetOmmm   Feb-03-09 01:04 PM   #68 
     - That is called a strawman, I believe. nt  Smith_3   Feb-04-09 07:31 AM   #90 
        - No, it ISN'T a straw man!  Raksha   Feb-04-09 11:58 AM   #114 
           - I personally have nothing material to gain from immigration.  Smith_3   Feb-05-09 03:27 AM   #123 
              - ... 'cept cheap lettuce. n/t  lumberjack_jeff   Feb-05-09 10:08 AM   #131 
  - sure, yeah  libodem   Feb-03-09 12:39 PM   #64 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-03-09 01:08 PM   #70 
  - You know, you could always volunteer to give your job to a displaced visa holder.  Hello_Kitty   Feb-03-09 01:09 PM   #71 
  - You're in for a big surprise in about 6 months.  Waiting For Everyman   Feb-04-09 06:11 AM   #82 
  - The OP must be a CEO raking in massive bundles of money  Vinca   Feb-04-09 07:13 AM   #87 
  - Yeah. Thinking foreigners have same rights as americans is definately something only a CEO would do.  Smith_3   Feb-04-09 07:30 AM   #89 
  - Oh yeah  Hello_Kitty   Feb-05-09 10:12 PM   #138 
  - I suspect that the OP is just a loyal TOADY who is serving his corporate MASTERS  mitchum   Feb-04-09 11:07 AM   #110 
     - That's what I think too.  Hello_Kitty   Feb-05-09 10:14 PM   #139 
  - I certainly hope the OP is satire  sentelle   Feb-04-09 07:44 AM   #91 
  - wrong  Skittles   Feb-05-09 10:47 PM   #146 
  - I answered your question upthread  JANdad   Feb-04-09 08:31 AM   #94 
  - lol  anonymous171   Feb-04-09 08:51 AM   #96 
  - I sure as hell am.  AngryOldDem   Feb-04-09 10:27 AM   #106 
  - Wow. There's some sophisticated thinking  Matariki   Feb-04-09 11:39 AM   #113 
  - Happy? No. But lets be honest  yodoobo   Feb-04-09 05:49 PM   #119 
  - So if there is an excess, foreigners can be hired. And in the event that this excess declines  Smith_3   Feb-05-09 03:26 AM   #122 
     - We're not talking about immigrants. We are talking about guest workers  yodoobo   Feb-05-09 09:56 AM   #129 
     - Smith_3, let me explain something to you.  Hello_Kitty   Feb-05-09 10:29 PM   #142 
  - Funny thing is,  juno jones   Feb-05-09 08:28 AM   #127 
  - It's beginning to sound like we need an Anti-Immigrant Party  Still Sensible   Feb-05-09 08:45 AM   #128 
  - No, we need an Anti-Cheap Labor and Anti-Exploitation Party.  Hello_Kitty   Feb-05-09 10:18 PM   #140 
  - I agree with you, but am in the minority. Would be so sad NOT to buy foreign products.  krabigirl   Feb-05-09 10:33 AM   #132 
  - Well until we're under the "Earth" flag we have nations  Hello_Kitty   Feb-06-09 11:06 AM   #149 
  - I'm unhappy when anyone is hired because they are "cheap labor".  Barack_America   Feb-05-09 09:49 PM   #135 
  - That makes no sense. Being opposed to H1-B visas does NOT require someone to be protectionist.  smalll   Feb-05-09 10:24 PM   #141 
     - If you're concerned about "Buy American" read this:  Hello_Kitty   Feb-05-09 10:37 PM   #143 

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