Skip to comments.How to reverse the destruction of American jobs: Replace (all) taxes, with one 100% import tariff.
Posted on 01/02/2011 9:14:39 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network
For far too long, American conservatives have become accustomed to "blaming" the destruction of American jobs (rightfully) on unions and lawyers.
It's all true, but while it's true - America is falling apart.
Blaming those who caused the problem won't prevent the destruction of our great nation.
Only if it’s imported. :)
Tell us. When quoting the sources, show us their background & affiliations. No S-H wasn't the reason of or for the great depression but that's what these One World Odor/elites want to show down your minds.
There are now more government employee union members than private sector union members in the U.S.
GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEE UNIONS
This would drive us at warp speed into to catastrophic disastorous depression. Better idea. 18% fair tax. That’s it. Drop all other taxes. Anything/service you buy, you pay 18% tax. But a fair tax will never happen. We have the present tax system. not by chance, but by design. It’s been put in place by our elected gangsters to control us. To keep us under the yoke. The time of fairness and justice came and went. When these theives learned long ago that they could tax us and raid the national treasury, our right to life, liberty and the persuit of happiness went out the window.
Have live in countries that did that. 100% Tariff. For some reason they were always very poor countries.
Even more strange was that when they lowered their tariffs and implemented other reforms their economies began to improve.
Because we import OIL.
$10 a gallon gas. The greenie weenies will be so happy.
Yep, and these gangsters in D.C. won't ever change that, or implement term limits or make 3rd parties a viable option. This is our corrupt "Two-Party Cartel" that us taxpayers work for until almost June of each yr.
Tax the outsourcing of American jobs. How? I dunno, there must be a way. Is it too late? Prolly!
It’s one thing to import underwear made in Vietnam. It’s another to run your business in the U.S. using labor located in India.
To be fair, I did agree with that opinion. :)
I just don’t support us doing nothing, just because liberals have caused this mess.
Though honestly, “conservative” free traders are just as much to blame. That’s the part which really gets me worked up.
Our own side. Ordinarily quick to understand the importance of geopolitical power. Is for some reason, deaf dumb and blind about communist China.
Imagine if you went to Wal*mart tomorrow, and everything on the shelves said “Made in the Soviet Union”.
That’s (exactly) - in every single way - what is happening.
I think it may be - conservatives have been cowed by a generation of relentless PC indoctrination, into refusing to consider anyone who is not racially white - as an actual strategic threat to America.
I can’t come up with any other explanation.
It’s like group hypnosis.
Russians look like us. So we knew and attributed to them, what we understood. Power.
Chinese are different - so evidently we presume they are not up to the task of challenging us globally.
Trust me. They are... In fact, they are challenging us globally right now.
And we’re doing NOTHING to change any of the trends which are without exception, leading to Chinese ascendancy.
Because we refuse to do anything.
Lest we somehow, upset “free trade”. Can’t have that.
Pretty good. If we had traded our factories to Japan, Germany and China before WW II, we would have lost.
No, we don’t “do nothing”.
We need to radically shrink government spending at all levels, and try to rebuild this country the old fashioned way, based on hard work, frugality, and reliance on Almighty God.
How are we going to be “the arsenal of democracy” if we don’t even produce our own underwear or socks? Given that fact, let’s pull in our horns and try to rebuild.
Militarily, we have two allies: the UK (about 60%) and Israel (about 80%). Support them and let everybody else do what they want to do.
Here at home, curtail welfare spending! The other day I was at the store and saw two big fat ladies buying over $ 400 worth of meat — meat, not vegetables, just meat — and paying with an EBT (food stamp) card. They are selling the meat that you and I are paying for! Enough is enough.
Will there be trouble? Sure will, sooner or later. Let’s take the medicine now and rebuild our country.
But they also have a billion people. There are more cell phones than there are total people in America (both legal and illegal) in both China and India. I think you’re comparing apples to oranges here.
I’m not unfamiliar with China.
That’s part of the reason, it troubles me we seem so blind.
China is very much, focused. Quite formidable in fact. More than most here, seem ready to consider.
I really don’t get it.
I’m not saying you are, but there’s no way we will ever have more cell phone users than China; it’s impossible.
A distraction perhaps.
How about the fact, your cell phone (as well as your computer, your iPad and everything around you right now) was manufactured there.
In factories, which employ a billion Chinese increasingly, technologically sophisticated skilled workers - who just one generation ago rode around in Mao jackets on bicycles.
While we argue whether or not to start “QE3”! And pontificate about “going Galt”.
Soon as trends continue - we will be the ones on bicycles, while China makes IBM PCs under the name “Lenovo” as well as everything else we buy.
Sending our money. Every dollar eventually. Out of the country.
The degree of denial we are in, is staggering.
The average Chinese earns about 2400 per year.
Cell phones and TVs are frequently bought at low levels of income throughout the world and neither of those goods is an accurate measure of GDP in the way you think it is.
Average household income in 2009 was 10,220 in China. Not a great deal.