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To: Kay Ludlow

Whatever happened to the notion of creating wealth by taking raw materials, adding labor + a good idea and creating a product that somebody wants to buy?


3 posted on 11/13/2010 11:53:27 AM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Whatever happened to the notion of creating wealth by taking raw materials, adding labor + a good idea and creating a product that somebody wants to buy?

It got up and moved to India and China.

6 posted on 11/13/2010 12:06:55 PM PST by USMA '71 ((Re-elect no one!))
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Whatever happened to the notion of creating wealth by taking raw materials, adding labor + a good idea and creating a product that somebody wants to buy?

unions

8 posted on 11/13/2010 12:31:48 PM PST by SHOOT THE MOON bat (Hey White House liar. Truth comes out a little at a time.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

1 WAL-MART ASSOCIATES INC = retail and food, buys 70% +! of non-food from overseas

2 U S POSTAL SERVICE

3 CITY OF PHILADELPHIA

4 UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA

5 SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA

6 PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY

7 GIANT FOOD STORES LLC = retail, food

8 DEPT OF DEFENSE

9 DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WELFARE

10 PA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

11 UNITED PARCEL SERVICE INC = service. No production

12 UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH

13 PNC BANK NA = service/finance. No production

14 US DEPT OF VETERAN AFFAIRS

15 UPMC PRESBYTERIAN

16 STATE SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION

17 WEIS MARKETS INC = Retail only.

18 PA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

19 LOWE’S HOME CENTERS INC = Retail only. Much (40%) is purchased

20 GIANT EAGLE INC = Retail, food

21 MERCK & CO INC = Shipping of everybody’s else’s stuff that they sell. No production

22 TARGET DIV OF TARGET CORP = Retail. 30 - 60 imported.

23 THE HOME DEPOT USA INC = Retail. 40% imported.

24 THE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

26 K-MART CORPORATION = Retail. 60% imported. With Sears now.

27 GMRI INC

28 WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA HOSPITAL

29 HEARTLAND EMPLOYMENT SERVICES = Temp services

30 US AIRWAYS INC = Shipping (of people)

31 COMCAST CABLEVISION CORP (PA) = Entertainment/service. No production.

32 PENNSYLVANIA BLUE SHIELD

33 TEMPLE UNIVERSITY

34 ALLEGHENY COUNTY HUMAN RESOURCES

35 THOMAS JEFFERSON UNIV HOSPITAL

36 SE PA TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY

37 MILTON S HERSHEY MEDICAL CENTER

38 PENNSYLVANIA CVS PHARMACY LLC = Retail. 20% - 30% imported.

39 VERIZON PENNSYLVANIA INC = Service.

40 EAT’N PARK RESTAURANTS INC = Service/Food.

41 ACME MARKETS INC =

42 U.S. DEPT OF TREASURY

43 SEARS ROEBUCK & CO = Retail. 40% imported. With KMart.

44 WAWA INC =

45 RITE AID OF PENNSYLVANIA INC = Retail. 40% imported.

46 MBNA INSTITUTIONAL PA SERVICES LLC

47 SHEETZ INC = Retail. Food.

48 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY

49 PENNSYLVANIA STATE POLICE

50 UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH PHYSICIANS

So. Just what are we producing in Pennsylvania any more? Other than people.

(Who eat, go to school, shop, get health care, and go to jail. And pay taxes for doing all of that?)


14 posted on 11/13/2010 3:12:14 PM PST by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Unions killed that idea a long time ago.


16 posted on 11/13/2010 5:10:35 PM PST by rabidralph
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