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Old 03-05-2014, 12:15 PM
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List of Politicians AND Companies that send our jobs to China

Here's one that used to make block heaters for Mercedes engines:
Phillip's and Temro...not cause of quality or even because of profit....they admitted they were still making money, but as the greed sets in, they want mo' money.

Why is'nt this considered treason?


Phillips & Temro's other plant staying - Winnipeg Free Press

Winnipeg block heater plant shutting down - Manitoba - CBC News


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Old 03-05-2014, 12:20 PM
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Free market capitalism is only good when it's used in the way I want, damn it!
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Old 03-05-2014, 02:19 PM
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how about a list of politicians whose policies have resulted in American companies going elsewhere?
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Old 03-05-2014, 02:25 PM
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How about a list of American consumers who purchase the goods.
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Old 03-05-2014, 02:27 PM
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Oh, is that what this is called? With them still making money, I view it as greedy. Selling out your fellow countrymans job to slave labour when you are making money is just plain greedy....but I know nothing about buisness or free market capitalism. Could you define free market capitalism and how it applies to my current observation?
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Old 03-05-2014, 02:31 PM
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How about a list of American consumers who purchase the goods.
I guess that would be everybody that has purchased something from Wally Mart.
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Old 03-05-2014, 02:33 PM
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how about a list of politicians whose policies have resulted in American companies going elsewhere?
Only with the stipulation that those who read the list HAVE to watch that movie "The Purge" First.
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Old 03-05-2014, 02:37 PM
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We need consumers who won't consider price when spending their money.

Especially people who have little money. You know, the ones who frequent Wally World.
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Oh, is that what this is called? With them still making money, I view it as greedy. Selling out your fellow countrymans job to slave labour when you are making money is just plain greedy....but I know nothing about buisness or free market capitalism. Could you define free market capitalism and how it applies to my current observation?
So its only okay for companies to be greedy when you approve? Or only a certain level of greediness? Where is the line drawn? Its textbook definition of capitalism -- a company making decisions to make themselves more profitable, increasing margin which ultimately places them better within their competition. If they make 20% margin in the U.S. and 55% margin overseas, what company wouldn't make that decision? Its them acting in their own best interest and making the MOST money possible.
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Old 03-05-2014, 02:38 PM
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Profits are evil.
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Old 03-05-2014, 02:40 PM
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Profits are evil.
Somebody else's profits are evil. My profits are awesome. And really sweet at heart.
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Old 03-05-2014, 02:41 PM
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When the US industrial and agricultural revolution demolished industries in Europe . . . were we the bad guys?

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Free market capitalism is only good when it's used in the way I want, damn it!
It's only free if you can afford to send your lobbyists to buy your buy your way in.

Fine line between transfer pricing and money laundering and/or tax evasion. You pay now or you pay later but you gotta pay to play.
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how about a list of politicians whose policies have resulted in American companies going elsewhere?

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