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  •  1968 (1+ / 0-)
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    In 1968, there was no NAFTA and China was in the middle of the Cultural Revolution.

    •  It makes no sense (2+ / 0-)
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      elwior, fille americaine

      To ship US jobs to China when our own country can produce most goods and services here.

      The race to the bottom doesn't help anyone except the 1%. Even their benefit would be short lived.

      It is an old strategy of tyrants to delude their victims into fighting their battles for them. FDR

      by Betty Pinson on Tue Mar 05, 2013 at 11:46:17 AM PST

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      •  Where and with who? (0+ / 0-)

        If you work in a manufacturing environment, you can't stop and check your Twitter feed every 15 minutes.  Only every half hour.

        Where could you open a factory in this country without neighbors complaining about traffic and pollution?

      •  Not really short lived. (0+ / 0-)

        They get to keep all the money they strip from our economy. Only if inflation eats it up will they pay it back, and there would have to be a severe inflationary spiral to get at it before the rich simply left the country.

        "Lone catch of the moon, the roots of the sigh of an idea there will be the outcome may be why?"--from a spam diary entitled "The Vast World."

        by bryduck on Tue Mar 05, 2013 at 02:40:08 PM PST

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