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billyduncan 10 years 11 weeks ago
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BIG MONEY RULES THE USA. Why is it that the big money boys get away with putting it to the rest of us all the time. It is because they do not suffer any or many consequences that hurt them.

We need to find a way to even the playing field. For example, Olive Garden and many others are going to make more of their full-time employees part-timers in protest of Obamacare. We need to bring about consequences that will hurt them. We may as individuals stop going to Olive Garden etc. but that is not enough.

We need more organized and effective ways to boycott these people.

We need to realize that the marketplace and natural resources of this country belong to the people of this country and not the multinationals who scavenge the world for cheap labor while outsourcing our jobs and putting their profits in offshore accounts and avoiding US taxes. IT IS OUR MARKETPLACE BUT WE NEED TO TAKE CHARGE AND MAKE IT WORK FOR US ALL, NOT JUST THE BILLIONAIRES.

Our motto needs to be "IF YOU WANT TO SELL IT IN THE USA THEN YOU MAKE IT IN THE USA"

It is almost impossible to find anything made in America anymore. I am sick and tired of going to stores like Macy's and seeing them charge $40 - $50 for an iitem that could easily be made by workers in this country and still provide a profit for the manufacturers and sales outlets. We have to start charging some form of tariffs that make it cheaper to manufacture items in the USA. Most countries do that to protect their workers but our government has been bought and paid for by politicians who protect these importers from legislation that would legislate tariffs just like Japan, Germany, UK, France, Switzerland and many other countries. They are practicing self-preservation and we need to do the same unless we want to end up as a third world country which is the way we are rapidly heading.

Many of us have investments in things like mutual funds but we may be indirectly investing in companies that are subverting our economy. We need to find a way to be more informed so we can invest in America and our own people.

The question is how do we get organized to do these things to take care of America and our workers.

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