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Are U.S. companies traitors for sending jobs overseas for cheaper labor?

Asked By: JistheRealDeal - 8/31/2006
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No because most US companies are publicly owned which means that the people in control answer to the shareholders (who are the true owners of the company) who want to see an increase in profits... More
Answered By: Lori A - 8/31/2006
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yes.
Answered By: Big B - 8/31/2006
 
No, the traitors are the politicians for getting our county in such a bind with NAFTA, etc. and not raising tariffs for imports when other countries such as China place tariffs on the goods they import from the U.S.
Answered By: SUSAN - 8/31/2006
 
I don't think so. I mean how else can you cultivate trade and good international relations besides you're contributing investment of resources in another country and in a sense its helping to contribute to growth of that nation. Besides you diversify to get a feel of a different culture, different people and a totally... More
Answered By: dsd - 8/31/2006
 
No. The labor market is crazy here. Minumum wage is a starting in life wage improve yourself and make more. We all want the best product for the best price. I bet you are using a foreign built computer, cell phone, TV etc. Would you pay 6 to 8 times more for a similar product just because it was made domestically?
Answered By: fstopf4 - 8/31/2006
 
No.
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Answered By: Qwertius - 8/31/2006
 
That would depend on how you want to view it. On one hand yes, because they are taking jobs away from the American people causing our unemployment rates to go up, in turn causeing the American people to spend less because they dont have the money to spend on goods or services which in turn hurts our economy. On the... More
Answered By: mrcleer - 8/31/2006
 
Lori spelled it out pretty good (my nod for best answer) The first thing we have to do is look in the mirror. We, after all, are the ones who are buying the off shore product because it is cheaper. I can only lay so much blame on China and Mexico, they haven't taken anything from us, we gave it to them... More
Answered By: Ron - 8/31/2006
 
The answer would definitely be a "No". But on the loyalty level, we have a suspect... More
Answered By: Peter T - 8/31/2006
 
NO!!!...Its you Past...Present...and Future, PRESIDENTS and SENATORS for allowing it to happen when it first began... More
Answered By: Bob S - 9/1/2006
 
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