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A Tariff Policy to Create Jobs

November 14th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Capitalism, Corporations and Industry, Human Rights, jobs, Politics, Populism, taxes, The Budget

We need exports and imports. We need jobs. And we need more jobs than can be provided by exports. In other words,at a very minimum we need net exports. But we don’t have them. We have net imports. Here’s the problem. In 1993, we signed into law the North Amreican Free Trade Agreement. It broke […]

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Wake Up, Republicans, Before It Is Too Late!

November 10th, 2011 · Comments Off on Wake Up, Republicans, Before It Is Too Late! · Economics, Health Care, Politics, Populism, taxes

The recent elections have brought some emotional and some real political relief to a beleaguered Middle Class, but we need to point out a few things that MUST happen or our society will literally disintegrate. For so many years now, Republicans have been listening to a siren song of false promises and false accusations that […]

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How Fred Upton and Whirlpool Devastated Arkansas and Michigan.

November 7th, 2011 · Comments Off on How Fred Upton and Whirlpool Devastated Arkansas and Michigan. · Capitalism, jobs, Labor, Lobbying, Politics, Populism

Large corporations are often so huge that it is difficult to get one’s head around their size and their influence. General Electric, for example, has 304, 000 employees world wide. Many of their divisions manufacture things overseas for sale to other countries. Only about 133,000 employees are still employed here in the United States. Most […]

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