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quote: The bean counters are quick enough to point out how much money it saves at the outset. Yet, they crawl under a rock when all the costs of training and rectifying errors become clear over time.
quote: And a REDUCTION in insurance costs??? You're just lying now, that's so far from reality it's shocking.
quote: You can blame businesses all you want for doing what makes sense, or you can help turn this thing around and make America, once again, the place where things get done and stuff gets built.
quote: I love the idea that Americans are supposed to be patriotic. I truly do. I'm wondering when corporations (who are supposed to be people) will start behaving like they love this country too.
quote: How does patriotism have anything to do with this? Don't try to make this some emotional issue, that's cheap.If you want less outsourcing, it's really simple, cut taxes, cut the red tape, cut the bullcrap environmental penalties and pay-for-play scams, and just let businesses do business.
quote: The only tax that is flat isn't flat. In order for the tax to not be regressive is to have one that takes into account the fact that money makes money.The more money one has, the more "tools" that person has at their disposal to get more. That's why we have companies and individuals of high income who pay very little in taxes, or even get money back (like GE).A flat tax is favored by so-called conservatives (plutocrats in disguise) because it pretends to be something it isn't: fair.
quote: How does patriotism have anything to do with this? Don't try to make this some emotional issue, that's cheap.
quote: Fine, then please respond to the very legitimate points regarding stolen IP and drop in service issues that I brought up. It's the price Americans are forced to pay if the entire supply side of the *Amercan* market offshores.
quote: Here's a creative solution, executives should be paid in the same proportion to what offshore labor is compared to American labor.
quote: Ford engineers estimate that drivers will see a 15 to 20 percent increase in fuel economy once they learn to optimize their driving habits to the hybrid.