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Hubert Flottz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-21-11 09:33 AM
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5. The Steel Mills were shutting down and moving out under Reagan.
Nixon started the ass kissing in China and the downhill slide started there.
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  -President Clinton, The Economy Started Losing Manufacturing Jobs While You Were in Office Karmadillo  Jun-21-11 09:23 AM   #0 
  - Recommend  xchrom   Jun-21-11 09:26 AM   #1 
  - Agreed, and may I add  no_hypocrisy   Jun-21-11 09:27 AM   #2 
  - Loss of manufacturing jobs will continue.  robcon   Jun-21-11 09:30 AM   #3 
  - your statement does not seem to be completely accurate  Motown_Johnny   Jun-21-11 09:54 AM   #16 
  - 1 manufacturing is not coming back. 2. who was the president during China's surge is irrelevant.  robcon   Jun-21-11 04:12 PM   #31 
  - Why? China may want to move some production back to the US  Distant Observer   Jun-21-11 11:14 AM   #26 
  - This is straight out of the GOP talking points handbook. nt  sufrommich   Jun-21-11 09:31 AM   #4 
  - Pay no attention to the man in the White House  MrNJ   Jun-21-11 09:36 AM   #7 
  - Clinton open the door - Bush blew up the Dam and jobs ran out like Flood Water  FreakinDJ   Jun-21-11 09:42 AM   #11 
     - More like Clinton drew up the plans for the job. CLINTON, not BUSH, is architect of NAFTA,  Romulox   Jun-21-11 09:54 AM   #15 
        - GHW Bush was the architect of NAFTA, not Clinton.  JoePhilly   Jun-21-11 10:28 AM   #20 
           - NAFTA bears Clinton's signature. Engage with reality. nt  Romulox   Jun-21-11 10:45 AM   #21 
              - There is a difference between being the architect of a bill, and siging it.  JoePhilly   Jun-21-11 04:22 PM   #34 
  - You aren't going to argue that NAFTA has been good for Michigan.  Romulox   Jun-21-11 09:53 AM   #14 
     - +1  Motown_Johnny   Jun-21-11 10:48 AM   #22 
  - The Steel Mills were shutting down and moving out under Reagan.  Hubert Flottz   Jun-21-11 09:33 AM   #5 
  - That was the enactment of tighter EPA standards  FreakinDJ   Jun-21-11 09:37 AM   #8 
     - Reagan opened up FREE TRADE. Remember he promised  OHdem10   Jun-21-11 09:42 AM   #10 
        - Exactly - Reagan turned us into a "Debtor Nation"  FreakinDJ   Jun-21-11 09:43 AM   #12 
  - Wall St knew Bush would Tax the Internet  FreakinDJ   Jun-21-11 09:36 AM   #6 
  - Sad but true.  BrklynLiberal   Jun-21-11 09:41 AM   #9 
  - UnRec for too many RATpubliCON talking points  FreakinDJ   Jun-21-11 09:49 AM   #13 
  - LOL. Truth hurts. A LOT. nt  Romulox   Jun-21-11 09:54 AM   #17 
  - Where did they get these numbers from? They don't seem to be accurate.  Motown_Johnny   Jun-21-11 10:01 AM   #18 
  - Clinton didn't help things by pushing the 'service economy'.  MatthewStLouis   Jun-21-11 10:17 AM   #19 
  - True. But we're we not already losing manufacturing jobs before Clinton was in office?  Gregorian   Jun-21-11 10:50 AM   #23 
  - The leak of jobs actually started with raygun but it did not stop in  jwirr   Jun-21-11 11:02 AM   #24 
  - ERR! SO MUCH FALSE INFO, SO LITTLE TIME. Manufacturing declined from the '80s under Reagan  Distant Observer   Jun-21-11 11:07 AM   #25 
  - Thank you.  moondust   Jun-21-11 11:39 AM   #29 
  - Well before that..."Half an Ingot for the Steel Industry"  jtuck004   Jun-21-11 11:35 AM   #27 
  - China to WTO was his worst move  amborin   Jun-21-11 11:37 AM   #28 
  - Captain Nafta really needs to be called out publicly on his crimes against the working class  Donnachaidh   Jun-21-11 12:58 PM   #30 
  - NAFTA was a tremendous boost to U.S. employment - but not in manufacturing  robcon   Jun-21-11 04:14 PM   #33 
  - That is because he killed those jobs  Taverner   Jun-21-11 04:14 PM   #32 

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