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To Government, Every
Penny Is Sacred

Creators Syndicate, by John Stossel

Original Article

Posted By:mikkins2, 2/20/2013 9:33:51 AM

President Obama has new priorities. That means new spending. In his State of the Union, he said, "The American people don´t expect government to solve every problem." But then he went on to list how, under his guidance, government will solve a thousand problems, including some (like climate change and a loss of manufacturing jobs) that are probably not even problems. The president bragged about creating "our first manufacturing innovation institute" in Ohio and says that he will create 15 more. Politicians claim actions like this are needed to solve the "decline of manufacturing" in America.

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I keep thinking of this Monty Python song....

Stossel is right. Having previously spent 18 years of my life in manufacturing I can say without a doubt it is not in decline. Innovation of tools, machines, and processes have made it far more efficient requiring less people to produce the same amount of product.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: dogbreath, 2/20/2013 10:08:48 AM     (No. 9186599)

Dear government, please seek the door out of here, exit the premises and leave me alone!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: kono, 2/20/2013 10:13:20 AM     (No. 9186611)

Obama´s grand ideas must come straight out of Pravda clippings from the sixties and seventies. Central planning, collectivist coordination, and comprehensive intrusion into the individual, family, parochial, and local spheres of liberty.

All in the name of ´fairness´.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Wilko, 2/20/2013 10:13:25 AM     (No. 9186612)

Everything Obama touches has the stink of desperation and is just simply flailing at problems. He´s never done anything in his life and yet he has all the answers.....how sad for all of us, because those of us who have the answers are marginalized and ignored.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: kOok, 2/21/2013 3:38:57 PM     (No. 9189444)

The insane clown posse in power now simply doesn´t care if everything burns down, as long as they rule over the ashes.

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