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    Re: Too many jobs lost, Obama says in AP interview

    Quote Originally Posted by Baralis View Post
    If we had spent the amount of money we spent on the stimulus bill and used it instead on removing the illegals from our country we could free up millions of jobs as well as create nationwide jobs for those catching/deporting them.
    We could take most everybody that is welfare and give them one of those jobs, then tax their income. Perfect!
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    Re: Too many jobs lost, Obama says in AP interview

    Quote Originally Posted by TheNextEra View Post
    Easy for you to say that when you aren't one of the people making that.
    At times in my life I did, and made due. Again, some money is better than no money.
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    Re: Too many jobs lost, Obama says in AP interview

    Quote Originally Posted by TheNextEra View Post
    And tell me how someone that decides to work for $1 an hour survives?
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    That might get old after awhile. :/


    Been there done that.
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    Re: Too many jobs lost, Obama says in AP interview

    Quote Originally Posted by Ethereal View Post
    I cannot stand the way politicians talk about job loss. They act like if they don't DO SOMETHING (AKA government expansion and spending) the jobs will never come back, as if the only reason those jobs existed in the first place was our magnanimous government.

    The jobs WILL come back and the economy WILL recover; it just takes TIME for the free market to self-correct, that is, if we allow it to, which we're not.
    Well, many people believe that the leader of the nation has a large portion of responsibility for the economy (an I agree with you, he is quite limited in his powers), but it's just another weekly statement that is both politically smart (so as to withstand criticism by the other party for not "caring" enough, etc etc.) and socially smart (people tend to generally wish the President would continue to see things through the eyes of the average person.

    On that front, it is good that Obama continues to do even the small things to keep morale up. I wouldn't be so critical.
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    Re: Too many jobs lost, Obama says in AP interview

    Quote Originally Posted by Goobieman View Post
    I remeber when the big cry was about robots replacing workers.
    That's just another form of outsourcing.
    Why would a company NOT automate jobs that can be automated?
    And, doesnt doing so create a demand for jobs, in and of itself?
    It pays for itself in a shorter amount of time then if you had hired labor, although automated machinery, in a lot cases, has to be custom built so it's very expensive.

    It creates demand for maintenance techs, industrial engineers, robotics engineers, electricians, and so on.
    After a company installs such a line they can move on to expand their total product offering, employing more people.

    All this is lost on those who want to keep unskilled labor though.
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    Re: Too many jobs lost, Obama says in AP interview

    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Guerrilla View Post
    All this is lost on those who want to keep unskilled labor though.
    People sacrifice production going after these shortsighted goals. It's such a shame that people fall for it so easily.

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    Re: Too many jobs lost, Obama says in AP interview

    Quote Originally Posted by phattonez View Post
    People sacrifice production going after these shortsighted goals. It's such a shame that people fall for it so easily.
    The future of industry is in automation and nano construction.

    I'm still doing factory labor at this point in my life but I'm going to school because I know that eventually these jobs will no longer exist (that and I want more money).

    Recently, my company have replaced a 3 person job with an automated machine that only requires periodic refilling.
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    Re: Too many jobs lost, Obama says in AP interview

    Quote Originally Posted by akyron View Post
    101 Things To Do Ramen Noodles Soup Cookbook


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    That might get old after awhile. :/


    Been there done that.
    And how exactly do you cook Ramon when you are out on the streets. $1 is not going to pay for food, rent, utilities, etc.

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    Re: Too many jobs lost, Obama says in AP interview

    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Guerrilla View Post
    I'm still doing factory labor at this point in my life but I'm going to school because I know that eventually these jobs will no longer exist (that and I want more money).
    I wouldn't be so sure with the way that thought is progressing in this country.

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    Re: Too many jobs lost, Obama says in AP interview

    Quote Originally Posted by TheNextEra View Post
    And how exactly do you cook Ramon when you are out on the streets. $1 is not going to pay for food, rent, utilities, etc.
    It happens every day.

    I have been there and done that too. Good motivation to move on.

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