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onpatrol98 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-11 11:57 PM
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83. Strangle another countries economy?
Am I attempting to strangle a third world country's economy if I want a company already in America to stay in America. Or, is another country strangling mine if they manipulate their currency, and keep their labor force wages artificially low by forcing their workers to work longer hours for less pay, poor worker conditions, etc. I simply disagree with you on that point.

I also do not "force" product prices to increase by expecting companies who benefit from our tax dollars to actually remain in the country that provides them. In fact, I have yet to see one company that moved overseas to "reduce" their prices in order to pass along the cost savings and help me enjoy lower prices.

If we pay our people more, they will be able to afford higher priced products. They're not interested in saving me money. They're interested in squeezing out a bigger profit margin on the backs of American tax policies and the American people.
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