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Response to WilmywoodNCparalegal (Reply #22)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 03:38 AM

25. Your examples.

They appear to me highly specialized. Some are the result of education, but it appears most are people who have the initiative to advance in these specialties, on their own. I don't doubt your examples. But then you go on to talk about the ethnocentric attitude of Americans and in a a previous example want a Japanese restaurant to bring in sushi chef from Japan and not Alabama?

My argument about the Canada thing, was that Bill Gates took many jobs to Canada, not that he wanted to bring in Canadians to work for his company here in the US. My argument was that these IT companies have moved their companies to other countries to eliminate paying any taxes and eliminate paying decent wages to US workers. I think that companies, whether start ups, or established producers need to contribute to the national good. And should be proud to and think it a patriotic duty.

That I think is the whole point, is for people working in the US to be paid a living wage. How many of these supposed start ups are paying as much as $60,000 per year or more.

As to your second argument about the poor education of Americans. That is more a fault of the system in the US at present with the right wing cutting budgets to schooling and trying to make a business of it and making money from it. That is not the purpose of the education system, making a profit. We need more teachers and better equipment for secondary education, and less expensive education at the collegiate level. And I agree being monolingual is a disadvantage. Again that is the fault of the education system. Rectifying these things would benefit Americans and those who wish to be Americans. I don't argue against immigration, I argue for decent living wages and benefits for all Americans and would be Americans. And isn't that the purpose of immigration is to become American?

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