So.....What American company ISN'T manufacturing overseas?
I remember a number of years back when WalMart was being boycotted by some for the exact same reason. Since, American manufacturing has continued to hemorrage to China, Indonesia, India, Bangledesh, the Phillipines, you name it, and Americans continue to buy these products. Conversely, millions of Americans have been thrown out of work (aided by poor economic policies in Washington, as well), and everyone decries 'unemployment.' The only cure is legislation that puts such a high tariff on goods brought into this country, no matter by whom, that it would be unprofitable to manufacture overseas. The unions would back it, for sure, as more jobs here mean more union members. But then the unions start the ultimately self-defeating practice of increasingly higher and wider benefits for workers, and up go the prices of goods to pay for them. The people complain. Then it becomes cheaper to move back overseas, even if the tariffs are high, and the people will appreciate the lower prices again. But then we're back to high unemployment.
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