AND THEN THERE WERE NONE
Aug. 15, 2005
What am I missing here -- in 1990
we had over 18 million working in
manufacturing jobs, and the unemployment rate was about 5%. Today, we have about 14.7 million in manufacturing -- a loss of over 3 million jobs, and we still have an unemployment rate of 5%!
Our government would tell us "Oh, they went in to other employment opportunities in another sector, services, for instance." Friends, we are not dopes. Manufacturing jobs are among the best paying jobs in our country. Landscaping and small engine repair are not.
We've never been a fan of labor unions. For one thing a monopoly like a labor union cannot survive without the collusion of government. And, another thing, labor unions prevent other people from working. Just as public teacher certification locks out those who might want to teach, so do labor unions and all the employment environment regulations, prevent others from competing for those union jobs. Tribute is funneled on up to union bosses to pay off politicians and tighten their grip on an industry. In effect, they are organized against the consumer. The friends I've had in unions could have held any job on their own merit and proficiency. They didn't need any "protection". In fact, they could have done better without one.
It should be clear to any union member that his labor union has proven to be a big fraud in promising job security. That was a big lie. Union jobs were essentially deliberately lost by their own leaders such as AFL-CIO's Lane Kirkland, successor John Sweeney, and others on the same self-aggrandizing path. They both played ball with the one-worlders at the cost of jobs for their union members. As members of the elitist Trilateral Commission, one can truthfully say that union members' dues went to fund their own job loss as their union heads pulled the rug out by conspiring with government & corporate socialists to send their jobs overseas.
You can readily see that this isn't exclusively a Jorge Boosh thing. Dumping US union members has been in the works for a long time as political contributions -- the donees -- decided by labor leaderships, have been substantially going to Democrats for decades. This is why in each election year they were able to deliver your vote for their political allies.
So, then, not only have we lost nearly 20% of our jobs just in the manufacturing sector, but our trade balance as jumped six-fold over the same period. Those workers who have lost their jobs now must buy those things they formerly made from a peasant-class worker, the profits going to the privileged elite who manage the Communist China plantation. Word now is that the skim is going into weapons that are now pointing back at us!
Our service jobs have yet to really feel the full brunt of the illegal immigration wave!
The ultimate employer-of-last-resort: the US Government.
- - CV