Why is it wrong to impose tariffs on companies that outsource American jobs and give tax breaks to those?

That keep American R&D, manufacturing, and engineering jobs here? Why are so many people opposed to American professionals having jobs just so some company can increase their bottom line by hiring some foreigner to work at rates as low as 5 dollars per day?

Asked By: - 1/2/2012
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It's a matter of priorities. Traditionally, the highest value of capitalism, the -purpose- of capitalism, was to raise the standard of living of working people. The pursuit of profit was only a means to an end, the end being a rise in the standard of living. We rated the success of different countries based on their... More
Answered By: Mr. Smartypants - 1/2/2012
Additional Answers (6)
It's not wrong. We just have greedy people in Congress who lobbied in favor of no tariffs on Outsourcers so don't vote for my Avatar Mittens
Answered By: Mitty Military Industrial Complex - 1/2/2012
When you impose tariffs on the products of such companies, the cost of those products is raised to consumers. So, in effect, you are asking American consumers to pay.
Answered By: coldfuse - 1/2/2012
It isn't. That's what we should do, but people are too brainwashed... More
Answered By: gunwalker98 - 1/2/2012
its not wrong to put tariffs on imported goods and anybody who says so is being paid off by the traitors sending jobs out of the USA
Answered By: i know it all - 1/2/2012
We are doing it wrong, other countries pay nothing to their workers, we ask for higher pay, but then our country put the second highest corporate tax in the world, we can't compete. We need to lower corporate tax to compete. Our Companies will leave if we continue to tax our job creators.
Answered By: Larry S - 1/2/2012
Bringing back the American system is the wise choice now and would include raising tariffs. Henry Clay would be proud if we did.
Answered By: whoyeah - 1/2/2012
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