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Old 09-21-2011, 01:27 PM
 
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Between 12/2000 and 12/2010, 38 percent of the manufacturing jobs in Ohio were lost, 42 percent of the manufacturing jobs in North Carolina were lost and 48 percent of the manufacturing jobs in Michigan were lost.

So the answer is to ship even more of our jobs overseas?

Apparently the Obama administration actually believes that we don't want those jobs. The following is what U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk told Tim Robertson of the Huffington Post recently....
Let's increase our competitiveness... the reality is about half of our imports, our trade deficit is because of how much oil [we import], so you take that out of the equation, you look at what percentage of it are things that frankly, we don't want to make in America, you know, cheaper products, low-skill jobs that frankly college kids that are graduating from, you know, UC Cal and Hastings [don't want], but what we do want is to capture those next generation jobs and build on our investments in our young people, our education infrastructure.
http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com/archives/giant-sucking-sound-part-2-the-nafta-of-the-pacific-will-soon-allow-millions-more-american-jobs-to-be-shipped-overseas

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Old 09-21-2011, 01:45 PM
 
Location: Long Island
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the numbers of jobs lost is even higher if you look back to 1994 once clinton signed nafta
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Old 09-21-2011, 02:15 PM
 
Location: Brooklyn
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Between 12/2000 and 12/2010, 38 percent of the manufacturing jobs in Ohio were lost, 42 percent of the manufacturing jobs in North Carolina were lost and 48 percent of the manufacturing jobs in Michigan were lost.

So the answer is to ship even more of our jobs overseas?
No...the answer is for Ohioans to keep electing Republicans! (That must be the right answer, because that's what they keep doing).
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Old 09-21-2011, 02:20 PM
 
Location: Toledo
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No...the answer is for Ohioans to keep electing Republicans! (That must be the right answer, because that's what they keep doing).
Actually we had a democratic governor before KaSICK and Obama won Ohio in 2008.
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Old 09-21-2011, 02:21 PM
 
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No surprise here .Everytime I go to the store Made in China greets me .This is what America does best ,feeding China's economy and shipping more jobs overseas .
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