interactive map of manufacturing jobs in US since 1979

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    Got big interactive map of farming jobs since the 1940s?
     
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    its interesting to see while thinking of who was in office
     
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    Only because you're an unhinged hack, who doesn't recognize that technology doesn't stand still and that virtually no field is immune from the fact.
     
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    so taxes and regulations dont effect manufacturing like the right has claimed for decades?
     
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    Which countries are most successful with manufacturing jobs?

    What do they have in common?

    Think.
     
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    Personally I found the graphic a bit of a muddle, but my guess is that their point is 1979 saw the all time high in US manufacturing employment--
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    --which had come with the Carter malaise with of double digit inflation/unemployment. Fortunately those days are behind us; we've now cut the payrolls by half and America is soooo much better off.

    Over the decades since 1979--
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    --we've doubled production using only half the workforce. What's not to like? Our soaring productivity has really made America stronger and more powerful ---average real household wealth has increased by 70% while average household real incomes have doubled! All this during a time when the USSR (our biggest foreign problem back then) simply evaporated.
     
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    trace the chart acrossed the years clowns.

    the claim you make about about dems being bad for manufacturing are proven false.

    regulations and taxes under dems dont hamper the jobs
     
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    Between outsourcing and automation America has lost half its manufacturing jobs...
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    The decline of US manufacturing jobs and living standards
    7 August 2012 - "Will work for oil": Robots do much of the work at Michigan's car factories today
     

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