Chinese seminars for GOP: How to outsource US Jobs to China

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    "US" Chamber of Commerce hosts seminars with Chinese gov officials to teach American firms how to outsource

    US Chamber of Commerce lobbyist moderated panel on outsourcing American jobs: report

    US Chamber of Commerce recently sponsored an event that instructed US firms how to outsource jobs to China alongside the "Chinese" branch of the American Chamber of Commerce, AmCham.

    US Chamber of Commerce lobbyist moderated panel on outsourcing American jobs

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    Among the group's biggest backers include top outsourcers of American jobs:

    Republicans, while blaming Obama for job losses, continue to block any legislation in Congress designed to create jobs or stop the corporate outsourcing and tax shelters. Republicans continue to benefit from the SCOTUS decision that allows unlimited anonymous corporate funding and has allowed them to partner with these, the big corporations in the world - and in conjunction with the Chamber of Commerce to literally buy the 2010 elections.

    StarNewsOnline.com | View topic - No really, the sky IS falling!

    ‘US’ Chamber Of Commerce Hosts Seminars With Chinese Gov Officials To Teach American Firms How To Outsource

    Among the many lies told by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce recently, chief Chamber lobbyist Bruce Josten said that his organization’s foreign affiliates, called AmChams, are only “comprised of American companies doing business abroad in those countries.” In fact, the Chinese AmCham is comprised of Chinese firms like Northern Light Venture Capital; the AmCham in Russia is comprised of Russian state-run companies like VTB Bank; and, the AmCham of Abu Dhabi is comprised of UAE state-run oil companies.

    StarNewsOnline.com | View topic - No really, the sky IS falling!

    Of course, it's all a lie. Republicans would never do that. Never.

    The new report, Unfair China Trade Costs Local Jobs, shows that every state in the country, as well as Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico, suffered jobs lost or displaced because of the trade imbalance. The deficit grew by an average of $26.6 billion each year between 2001 and 2008

    http://www.epi.org/page/-/bp260/20100323_china_trade_pr.pdf

    But think of the money. Isn't it worth it?
     
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    I'm surprised right wingers haven't jumped all over this and called it a lie.
     
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    The key to losing jobs to China is to keep funding the EPA.
     
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    That's probably because it isn't and it really isn't part of the meme. Seriously is any one hearing all that much about outsourcing from the right? Sure they "touch" upon the problem, but then go on to blame it on regulations and taxes.

    It's amazing this sort of collusion isn't more fully exploited by Democrats. There's a direct "cause and effect" case to be made here. And given that pro-corporatist anti-labor Supreme Court Justices Scalia and Thomas have been speaking at some of these events (which brings up some really grave conflict of interest issues), this is the type of conspiracy you find in hollywood movies and books..made flesh.
     
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    If you pollute it hurts others.
    Libertarians cannot not support the EPA, it agrees with their basic principle of do what you want as long as it hurts no one else.
     
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    First, when did America produce the highest percent of the world's goods (highest percentage any country ever reached)?
    Answer 1987 we hit 28% under Reagan's guidance!

    Which President signed NAFTA and CAFTA?
    Bill "Horrendous President" Clinton
     
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    which president started up NAFTA negotions and supported it?

    Remember now I voted for Perot.
    He was fully correct on the "big sucking sound".
     
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    There was an initial big "Sucking" sound..but Clinton provided states with funding to retrain displaced workers and provided funding and grants to upgrade our technological infrastructure. That "sucking" sound was replaced by jobs being created and filled.
     
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    Yeah? I know of 3 factories in my area that moved to Mexico.
    US businesses benefit from NAFTA. US workers do not benefit.
     
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    Sure they did. In terms of shipping, imports, and brand spanking new customers to export goods and services too. Job growth during the Clinton era was amazing.

    Moving into the modern world involves some pain. And helping to modernize other economies is good in the long run. What's bad however is giving them a monopoly.
     

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