The Death of American Manufacturing is Greatly Exaggerated

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    http://www.thestreet.com/p/_rmhpta/rmoney/marketcommentary/10606561.html
     
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    The US can only continue to dominate if we invest in education and rebuilding our infrastructure. Two things Republicans are vehemently against. And at the same time, they scream for jobs. Ask what are they qualified for? What kind of jobs? The silence becomes deafening.

    After a moments pause, they will start calling names.
    Honestly, I don't know what they want.

    Then there is the damage caused by the lame attempt to teach "magical creation". How many young minds have been turned away from science because they have been convinced that scientists have a secret agenda that is detrimental to America?
     
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    There is a huge pile of bullshit on the numbers. American "manufacturers" (sic) take components that are 100% manufactured in other countries, assemble them here, and stick a MADE IN USA label on them. It is the manufacturing equivalent of the "unemployment" figures. WAKE UP!!!!
     
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    No actgually the US manufactures more than we ever have. The product mix is different. And employment in manufacturing is down, not from outsourcing but from increased efficiency.
    And I knew it wouldnt be long before someone had to blame the Republicans for something,.
     
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    what a crock of shit. I invite any of you silly fuckers out to the midwest to tell all these dying communities that, in fact, their unemployed asses are REALLY making more products than they did 15 years ago.


    WOW. You people are out of touch. Surely, a wsj-wannabe rag will prove otherwise with statistics.
     

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