Democrats do realize that job outsourcing is a good thing right?

And that it helps develop third world nations and makes production in the US more efficient right? I can guarantee the answer is "No they don't" but it's worth a shot. I like how the anti-outsourcing lefties don't stop to think that this high unemployment is recent but job outsourcing isn't, meaning we were fine even when it was happening and that job outsourcing isn't to blame for anything.

Asked By: Whig Party - 10/16/2010
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Good luck trying to get leftists to understand the simple economic concept of comparative advantage. By their logic, when the great sailing ships of hundreds of years ago were being replaced by better ideas/technology, government should have stepped in to "save" the jobs of the makers of the great sailing ships.
Answered By: Patches O'Houlihan - 10/16/2010
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No thats how they SELL outsourcing... More
Answered By: Dave87gn - 10/16/2010
We can discuss this more while standing in the upcoming soup line.
Answered By: teeewalk - 10/16/2010
My nephew works for a bank (15 years). His department that develops software to run on ATMs started with 150 employees, there are 3 left now. The software is being designed in India now. This is one of those banks that needed a bailout, the bank didn't become more efficient, the bosses just took home bigger salaries... More
Answered By: Kahless - 10/16/2010
how can Americans loosing their jobs because companies are moving to other countries be a good thing? NAFTA got us in this mess in the first place. And I'm not liberal by any means.
Answered By: iluvGOD - 10/16/2010
The issue is what is the correct level of outsourcing and should our tax dollars support this endeavor, not whether it is good or not. It not aways all or nothing there has to be something reasonable in between. For example taxes or spending can't be zero and they should not be too high, just saying every tax cut or... More
Answered By: Facts - 10/16/2010
Yes because when corporations outsource their work to third world or slave labor countries, that dramatically increases the corporate profits and we all know that when corporations make extra money they use it to "create jobs" right?
Answered By: Free At Last - 10/16/2010
Outsourcing isn't that wonderful an idea... More
Answered By: Socky - 10/16/2010
"And that it helps develop third world nations and makes production in the US more efficient right... More
Answered By: David H - 10/16/2010
it was purposely design to SLOWLY move the jobs away so as to dupe the public into thinking they are a good thing . america's economy is huge , so it did take a long time , ( since '74 when nixon 'opened up' china ) but i truly believed it DID eventually collapse the working class economy . i guess YOU must be on the... More
Answered By: railroad dave - 10/16/2010
Yeah, sweat shops, child labor, and slavery really boost the bottom line - in the short term... More
Answered By: Gary F - 10/16/2010
Remember when all Japan could make was cheap plastic crap?
Answered By: I Want My Party Back - 10/16/2010
You're right. Job outsourcing isn't what got us into this mess. I mean unemployment's been going up in the us since the 80s but it hasn't affected our GDP in any noticeable way. Of course a high GDP in the US says nothing of the well being of American citizens. Liberals protesting the outsourcing of jobs is a lot like... More
Answered By: Arch Duke Smokey III - 10/16/2010
So you admit that third world nations are of more importance to you than America is? You admit that sending jobs to a third world nation to help that nation develop is more important that ensuring America continues to develop into an even more stable, growable economy... More
Answered By: SJReality - 10/16/2010
It's certainly debatable whether it's a good thing or not. It's undoubtedly the "free" thing to do and the free market should rule. Leftists don't want the market to have freedom. They want to mold and shape their utopian model to the point that every unskilled worker gets an overpaid union job at the expense of the... More
Answered By: Steel Roots - 10/16/2010
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