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148. Quite a few of those people aren't here anymore.
Funny how that worked out, isn't it?
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  -Obama hints at Pacific Rim free-trade pact DainBramaged  Nov-14-09 02:57 PM   #0 
  - Not again......  DJ13   Nov-14-09 03:04 PM   #1 
  - It's too late. Abandon all hope all ye that enter here n/t  Indenturedebtor   Nov-15-09 03:42 AM   #91 
  - It's all about corporate profits. Fuck everything else. n/t  Subdivisions   Nov-15-09 11:03 AM   #103 
  - That dime's worth of difference is now becoming just a couple of cents  MadHound   Nov-14-09 03:07 PM   #2 
  - Amen!  bobbolink   Nov-15-09 07:15 PM   #140 
  - Obama, you're taking another step in the wrong direction.  AndyA   Nov-14-09 03:09 PM   #3 
  - But it's only been 11 months! Pony! Poutrage! Why do you hate hope?  QC   Nov-14-09 04:15 PM   #16 
  - Yes. PUMA and You Never Liked Him To Begin With  Bluebear   Nov-14-09 09:29 PM   #57 
  - Is it even possible to hate hope?  JoeyT   Nov-15-09 01:56 AM   #82 
  - I wonder how all the 'extremist' Black groups feel...  Deja Q   Nov-15-09 05:49 PM   #129 
  - To effectively compete are we going to have to drop the minimum wage to $1 a day?  NightWatcher   Nov-14-09 03:10 PM   #4 
  - Don't forget to dump the environmental and safety rules while you're at it.  amandabeech   Nov-14-09 03:13 PM   #7 
  - Well, since we are now a service enconomy, I don't think we'll have to  Subdivisions   Nov-15-09 11:05 AM   #104 
  - If they could find a way to replace them, they would.  OnionPatch   Nov-15-09 01:21 PM   #111 
  - Roto-Rooter guys also enjoy immunity to globalism. nt  phasma ex machina   Nov-15-09 04:44 PM   #116 
  - Just wait until the corporations start crying that they can't find qualified HVAC people. n/t  Greyhound   Nov-15-09 07:19 PM   #142 
  - The problem being  laundry_queen   Nov-16-09 12:07 AM   #155 
  - That isn't competition. That's inhumane and I don't give a shit which country it is.  Deja Q   Nov-15-09 05:47 PM   #128 
  - very very bad. very.  Mari333   Nov-14-09 03:10 PM   #5 
  - How are NAFTA and MFN for China helping our net jobs situation again?  amandabeech   Nov-14-09 03:11 PM   #6 
  - I feel the same way  Luciferous   Nov-14-09 04:18 PM   #19 
  - Thanks for posting.  amandabeech   Nov-14-09 07:18 PM   #40 
  - Not only that wait until cheap U.S. grains put China's farmers out of business  JCMach1   Nov-14-09 11:26 PM   #68 
     - Sorry. China often has difficulty producing enough food for itself.  amandabeech   Nov-15-09 12:10 AM   #71 
        - True, but we will put their farmers out of business like we have Mexico's  JCMach1   Nov-15-09 03:36 AM   #90 
           - We don't grow enough food to put both China's and Mexico's farmers out of business.  amandabeech   Nov-16-09 01:56 PM   #161 
  - Bad idea. Any trade agreements should be based on countries providing good wages...  JVS   Nov-14-09 03:18 PM   #8 
  - ***F-A-I-R TRADE*** Not "Free" trade Damnit!  Go2Peace   Nov-14-09 03:21 PM   #9 
  - Where are the pom pom girls?  Yuugal   Nov-14-09 03:27 PM   #10 
  - What is a "pom pom girl"?  HughMoran   Nov-14-09 03:30 PM   #11 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-14-09 04:11 PM   #12 
        - So anybody who doesn't acknowledge that "Obama hasn't done a damn thing ... of substance"  HughMoran   Nov-14-09 04:40 PM   #23 
           - Thats you restating what I said incorrectly  Yuugal   Nov-14-09 04:54 PM   #26 
              - Well, since you're so open minded  HughMoran   Nov-14-09 06:44 PM   #33 
                 - Its like the unrec thing  Yuugal   Nov-14-09 06:50 PM   #36 
                    - Do try to pick of the pieces of your broken life.  Bluebear   Nov-14-09 09:30 PM   #58 
  - I guess they really want to break the American middle class down into peasants  DireStrike   Nov-14-09 04:12 PM   #13 
  - God dammit. nt  anonymous171   Nov-14-09 04:14 PM   #14 
  - nodding  Bluebear   Nov-15-09 04:29 PM   #113 
  - I was so pissed when I read that article earlier today...  Luciferous   Nov-14-09 04:14 PM   #15 
  - Motto: "Because NAFTA didn't drain jobs fast enough"  Junkdrawer   Nov-14-09 04:15 PM   #17 
  - No we cannot so stop saying that!  KamaAina   Nov-14-09 11:20 PM   #67 
  - We should all become prostitutes. Some earn $5000 per blow job... AND are non-partisan!  Deja Q   Nov-15-09 05:50 PM   #130 
  - How very, very hopeful and changealicious! n/t  QC   Nov-14-09 04:16 PM   #18 
  - I'm getting really sick of this  GCP   Nov-14-09 04:23 PM   #20 
  - This will prove to be very popular with the base....  depakid   Nov-14-09 04:31 PM   #21 
  - I'm tired of this shit. Really, really tired. Could someone please explain to me how this creates  Brickbat   Nov-14-09 04:34 PM   #22 
  - It doesn't.  StreetKnowledge   Nov-14-09 06:02 PM   #30 
     - No, I know.  Brickbat   Nov-14-09 06:25 PM   #31 
     - You forgot all the textile jobs in the South , NC, SC, etc. I  pokercat999   Nov-16-09 10:54 AM   #158 
  - Another free trade agreement to go with all the others that have worked out  neverforget   Nov-14-09 04:43 PM   #24 
  - I thought he was suppose to be working on creating jobs here in the US  liberal_at_heart   Nov-14-09 04:46 PM   #25 
  - Beijing is the 51st state. Mumbai is the 52nd.  Deja Q   Nov-15-09 05:54 PM   #132 
  - Clearly this is a going to be a bad thing.  ProSense   Nov-14-09 04:57 PM   #27 
  - USTR FACT SHEET: Trans-Pacific Partnership  DainBramaged   Nov-14-09 05:11 PM   #28 
  - What a champ.  LWolf   Nov-14-09 05:47 PM   #29 
  - Is champ code for corporate toady?  SammyWinstonJack   Nov-14-09 06:32 PM   #32 
     - Both, depending  LWolf   Nov-14-09 06:45 PM   #34 
        - your sigline doesn't work n/t  latebloomer   Nov-15-09 07:17 PM   #141 
  - More DLC doublespeak  Individualist   Nov-14-09 06:48 PM   #35 
  - It is NOT possible to be a Free Trader....  bvar22   Nov-14-09 07:00 PM   #37 
  - Oh, well, that was during the campaign.  QC   Nov-14-09 07:01 PM   #38 
  - All that liberal stuff is in the closet, waiting for the 2011  pokercat999   Nov-16-09 11:07 AM   #160 
  - Under the bus is getting very crowded.  SammyWinstonJack   Nov-14-09 08:56 PM   #46 
  - A big UP YOURS to the American worker  theHandpuppet   Nov-14-09 07:04 PM   #39 
  - I am just about to the point of giving up on Obama.  Elwood P Dowd   Nov-14-09 07:59 PM   #41 
  - Yet other countries are worried about his policies on offshoring.  Deja Q   Nov-15-09 05:52 PM   #131 
  - Oh no! Asians having decent jobs! Run! Hide!  Cessna Invesco Palin   Nov-14-09 08:02 PM   #42 
  - If by "decent jobs" you mean living in squalor and making a pittance  rockymountaindem   Nov-14-09 08:07 PM   #44 
  - US workers making $15.00 an hour fired and replaced by Asians making 50 cents.  Elwood P Dowd   Nov-14-09 08:19 PM   #45 
  - Maybe he is a CEO or a filthy rich investor?  anonymous171   Nov-14-09 09:11 PM   #53 
  - A rich filthy CEO perhaps?  SammyWinstonJack   Nov-14-09 09:16 PM   #54 
  - Ya, I'm filthy rich.  Cessna Invesco Palin   Nov-15-09 12:33 AM   #78 
  - he is a free trade squatter here.  DainBramaged   Nov-14-09 10:35 PM   #62 
  - That might be true if it weren't bullshit.  Cessna Invesco Palin   Nov-14-09 11:04 PM   #65 
  - And to keep their currencies artificially low.  amandabeech   Nov-15-09 12:17 AM   #72 
  - Yes, because we're really leading the world in establishing environmental standards.  Cessna Invesco Palin   Nov-15-09 12:32 AM   #77 
     - We're doing a helluva lot better than them.  amandabeech   Nov-15-09 02:20 AM   #85 
     - You've got to be joking me. Honestly, China's standards are far worse than ours.  Selatius   Nov-15-09 07:09 PM   #137 
  - You are so full of shit.  Elwood P Dowd   Nov-15-09 01:00 AM   #80 
  - They've got that base covered, too, I'm afraid.  girl gone mad   Nov-15-09 04:00 AM   #92 
  - I've read that too. Thank you for responding to these folks...  Deja Q   Nov-15-09 05:56 PM   #134 
  - Try selling American products on Chinese shores and see how much they levy in tariffs.  Selatius   Nov-15-09 07:06 PM   #136 
  - Says the guy with the Apple logo  slutticus   Nov-15-09 10:58 AM   #101 
  - Always on every thread dissing the American worker, I've noticed. n/t  OhioChick   Nov-14-09 08:58 PM   #47 
  - +1 n/t  ChromeFoundry   Nov-14-09 09:00 PM   #49 
  - Never fails. n/t  QC   Nov-14-09 09:22 PM   #55 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-15-09 12:36 AM   #79 
  - Then stop bothering us, save yourself the mental anguish......  DainBramaged   Nov-15-09 09:39 AM   #98 
  - Name calling now, I see....  OhioChick   Nov-15-09 10:43 AM   #100 
  - An accurate observation nt  spoony   Nov-15-09 02:44 AM   #88 
  - Yeah, don't they know that they need to work for us?  anonymous171   Nov-14-09 09:06 PM   #51 
  - You grossly miss the point, but it's not worth trying to spell it out to you.  Deja Q   Nov-15-09 05:47 PM   #127 
  - Considered the username  PM Martin   Nov-14-09 09:40 PM   #60 
  - The username is a joke based on Palin's rather odd naming of her children.  Cessna Invesco Palin   Nov-14-09 11:02 PM   #64 
  - Go spew your bullshit somewhere else, you wouldn't support American labor  DainBramaged   Nov-14-09 10:34 PM   #61 
  - I don't know that I've ever spewed "free trade crap."  Cessna Invesco Palin   Nov-14-09 11:01 PM   #63 
     - You've haunted my threads for over a year, you act like a spurned lover  DainBramaged   Nov-15-09 09:37 AM   #97 
  - Ahh, more anti-American labour propaganda  spoony   Nov-15-09 02:43 AM   #87 
  - Sorry, he's right. There is a lot of anti-Asian racism on threads like this.  anigbrowl   Nov-15-09 05:05 PM   #120 
     - They "look" like corporate tools telling anyone against  spoony   Nov-15-09 11:50 PM   #153 
  - You have an odd definition of decent jobs.  girl gone mad   Nov-15-09 04:14 AM   #93 
  - If globalization were expansion, nobody would lose their job.  Deja Q   Nov-15-09 05:46 PM   #126 
  - This is not what I voted for...........n/t  Angry Dragon   Nov-14-09 08:03 PM   #43 
  - Obama doesn't seem too concerned about decent paying jobs for American workers. Nice, eh?  SammyWinstonJack   Nov-14-09 09:02 PM   #50 
  - I never saw this coming......... did anyone see this coming??  Angry Dragon   Nov-14-09 11:08 PM   #66 
     - I was hoping it wouldn't be a repeat of Clinton, but  Elwood P Dowd   Nov-14-09 11:49 PM   #69 
     - Yes. When I read that he had hired Austan Goolsbee from the U. of Chicago.  amandabeech   Nov-15-09 12:20 AM   #74 
     - There were many such signs during the primaries  QC   Nov-15-09 12:52 PM   #109 
        - Early on, I'd had my fill of GD-Politics.  amandabeech   Nov-15-09 04:41 PM   #114 
           - It was a nasty time, wasn't it?  QC   Nov-15-09 09:53 PM   #150 
              - If DU is still around for the next Dem primary (maybe 2016), I'll stay away.  amandabeech   Nov-15-09 10:19 PM   #151 
                 - It really was a disaster. In 2004, people who showed up spitting fire and personal attacks  QC   Nov-15-09 11:31 PM   #152 
                    - Yes. DU lost quite a few quality posters in that fiasco.  amandabeech   Nov-16-09 06:18 PM   #164 
     - Yes I did, centrist  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-15-09 05:13 PM   #122 
     - You must be fairly new here, many, many people saw this coming  Greyhound   Nov-15-09 07:30 PM   #143 
        - Quite a few of those people aren't here anymore.  QC   Nov-15-09 08:21 PM   #148 
           - Good point. n/t  Greyhound   Nov-15-09 08:24 PM   #149 
  - Ah, but you are missing the larger picture.  noamnety   Nov-15-09 04:41 PM   #115 
  - New boss, same as the old boss. n/t  OhioChick   Nov-14-09 08:59 PM   #48 
  - change you can believe in  ChromeFoundry   Nov-14-09 09:07 PM   #52 
  - goodie....more jobs lost....n/t  unkachuck   Nov-14-09 09:28 PM   #56 
  - I really hope The Nation does an article on this soon. n/t  nyc 4 Biden   Nov-14-09 09:39 PM   #59 
  - I know Katrina slightly. You can count on it! n/t  DFW   Nov-15-09 05:16 AM   #94 
  - There is no such thing as "free trade". It is a corporate buzz word designed to...  AdHocSolver   Nov-15-09 12:03 AM   #70 
  - +10000  moondust   Nov-15-09 12:22 AM   #75 
  - You're absolutely right and well said. n/t  OhioChick   Nov-15-09 11:13 AM   #105 
  - Well said  Canuckistanian   Nov-15-09 11:19 AM   #106 
  - Don't worry.  MilesColtrane   Nov-15-09 12:17 AM   #73 
  - a rising tide lifts all yachts.  dysfunctional press   Nov-15-09 12:24 AM   #76 
  - I vaguely remember Obama distancing himself from the DLC during the primaries...  yurbud   Nov-15-09 01:06 AM   #81 
  - The only difference between Obama and a card carrying member of the DLC  QC   Nov-15-09 05:04 PM   #118 
  - The distancing was a smoke screen.  Individualist   Nov-16-09 10:58 AM   #159 
  - Let's just call this what it is: NAFTA/CAFTA for Asia.  earth mom   Nov-15-09 02:14 AM   #83 
  - Always putting America last.  Libertas1776   Nov-15-09 02:15 AM   #84 
  - more evidence Dems hate being in power  optimator   Nov-15-09 02:35 AM   #86 
  - Never believed in Obama but...  Andronex   Nov-15-09 03:06 AM   #89 
  - I'll wait and see what really happens before going ballistic  DFW   Nov-15-09 05:21 AM   #95 
  - Right here.....  DainBramaged   Nov-15-09 09:46 AM   #99 
  - The problem with that is once you see what really happened, it's too late. n/t  Greyhound   Nov-15-09 07:36 PM   #144 
  - It's time for a new trade agreement with the entire world.  pokercat999   Nov-15-09 05:39 AM   #96 
  - That a big positive step. It's similar to what the EU does when it admits new members.  pampango   Nov-16-09 05:15 AM   #157 
  - Wow. We are so, so fucked.  Kitsune   Nov-15-09 11:02 AM   #102 
  - "Can't we just admit that capitalism has failed completely"  Andronex   Nov-15-09 11:34 AM   #107 
  - I see Obama is working real hard to create jobs.....  OnionPatch   Nov-15-09 12:16 PM   #108 
  - Like on SNL, bankruptcy attorneys, repo men, auctioneers.....  DainBramaged   Nov-15-09 12:53 PM   #110 
  - WTF!  lovelyrita   Nov-15-09 03:02 PM   #112 
  - I would support such a thing, because free trade is good  anigbrowl   Nov-15-09 05:00 PM   #117 
  - I never knew that unemployment was a good thing.  anonymous171   Nov-15-09 05:05 PM   #119 
  - Didn't take long for the straw man arguments to appear  anigbrowl   Nov-15-09 05:07 PM   #121 
     - OK. Your analogy was false.  anonymous171   Nov-15-09 05:17 PM   #123 
        - No, I don't think so.  anigbrowl   Nov-15-09 05:36 PM   #124 
           - Production may have increased, but wages for the American worker have been stagnant.  anonymous171   Nov-15-09 07:01 PM   #135 
           - You argument would work, except that Europeans tend to enjoy a higher standaard of living  Romulox   Nov-16-09 02:15 PM   #163 
  - Oh ffs, if I'd read this first...  spoony   Nov-15-09 11:52 PM   #154 
  - Well, if bankers can whine about 'return on investment' for education, so can we.  Deja Q   Nov-15-09 05:45 PM   #125 
  - The title suggests "hints". Nothing is signed yet, but people will likely be watching.  Deja Q   Nov-15-09 05:55 PM   #133 
  - I think this is great! Why sink slowly to third world status when we can race there insetad?  Stinky The Clown   Nov-15-09 07:11 PM   #138 
  - Doesn't the third world deserve a chance to produce cheap plastic shit for us?  anonymous171   Nov-15-09 07:13 PM   #139 
  - Corporate America is dying to get at Vietnam's cheap labor  DainBramaged   Nov-16-09 03:24 AM   #156 
  - Trade with Chile, New Zealand, and Singapore is more or less trade among equals.  Zynx   Nov-15-09 07:42 PM   #145 
  - And he said he was against NAFTA. HA!!!  Xicano   Nov-15-09 07:43 PM   #146 
  - He also called people frustrated by trade policy "bitter" and likened them to racists...  Romulox   Nov-16-09 02:13 PM   #162 
  - It is all part of the 3D Holo Chess Obama is playing.  Chisox08   Nov-15-09 08:07 PM   #147 

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