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Why does everyone think outsourcing looses jobs for Americans?

The way I see it is that the cheap jobs are outsourced and the company reaps an increased profit. Then they invest their profits in other things, new products, etc... and then, as a result more jobs are created.

Asked By: Lms L - 2/28/2008
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Answered By: Ugly Cleopatra - 2/28/2008
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Whereas in the real world the profit is simply paid out to the investors and new products are less likely to be developed. But the fatal flaw in your logic is that even if more jobs are created they will be outsourced too.
Answered By: Dharma- nator - 2/28/2008
 
its disgusting...it hurts us more than you think
Answered By: Fireball226 - 2/28/2008
 
sending the jobs elsewhere (out of the country) the ones who where doing the jobs are now unemployed in America... I find it very offensive to call for tech support (for example) and am talking to someone on the other side of the world when I purchased the product 2 miles away!!
Answered By: coffee_pot12 - 2/28/2008
 
Liberal, It is not rocket science, watch the TV and you can see the result of outsourcing. Our dollar is worthless, the economy sucks and unemployment is at a all time high. Wake up and smell the coffee.
Answered By: Pete B - 2/28/2008
 
If a company outsources, those jobs are taken by out of country employees, not Americans. If the company profits and so chooses, it will reinvest it's profits in more foreign employees, not Americans. More jobs are created in other countries, not in America.
Answered By: Marilyn A - 2/28/2008
 
Because it does. The ones it hurts is the working class. It doesn't matter if they do sink their big profits bk. into new products..........with no jobs you can't buy the new products, and there are more working class ppl. than there are rich. So i guess thr rich will be the only ones to buy the new products. When the... More
Answered By: Little Mama - 2/28/2008
 
That sounds more like a standardized Republican platform than a question. Wait until your job has been phased out then we'll see if you have this opinion. The people that believe the principles that you mentioned usually "have their ticket" (licensed professional occupations) or business owners and say "Oh? Lost your... More
Answered By: hooyutoo2 - 2/28/2008
 
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