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Joe Shlabotnik

(5,604 posts)
3. It takes decades and generations
Sun Nov 11, 2012, 05:26 PM
Nov 2012

to build the kind of high quality manufacturing infrastructure that the US (and Canada ) have/had. It takes decades and generations to create a skilled working class with good paying jobs and humane labor standards. Yet it takes only the swipe of a pen to sell it all off for a quick buck, lining the pockets of a few.

And once its gone, it is assumed that it is too impractical or expensive to rebuild it all.

Five Steps: 5 )Keep Getting into Endless, Unwinnable Foreign Wars eom leveymg Nov 2012 #1
Yep Teamster Jeff Nov 2012 #2
It takes decades and generations Joe Shlabotnik Nov 2012 #3
TPP is coming too. limpyhobbler Nov 2012 #4
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