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US economy created no job growth in August, data show

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posted on Sep, 2 2011 @ 09:21 AM
reply to post by Myendica

This is exactly what its coming to.
In order to sustain growth and maintain resources our only option is to take it from someone else.
Therebare no new avenues, no new lands to settle, no vast amounts of easily attainable resources. And right his we are so focused on taking oil from others that we are neglecting other industries that would actually provide for us.

posted on Sep, 2 2011 @ 09:22 AM

Originally posted by metaldemon2000
reply to post by Americanist

The elements required to produce next generation electricity aren't in abundance on earth.
we can make said elements but the cost is far too high and we wouldn't be able to produce enough.

Nano-scale Palladium sheets? Thorium for existing plants?

posted on Sep, 2 2011 @ 09:26 AM
reply to post by 547000

how is that unethical? Mexico proves everyday they dont care about their poor state, and the citizens. Thus they come here. If we give the a place to go, thats not here, isnt that very ethical? U want immigrants taking your jobs and not paying taxes? Thats unethical. We gives a country to israel, but not mexicans who have had enough with the conditions they live in? We spend alot of money already because of this immigration influx.. I think its a better idea than you think, and better than youve provided.

posted on Sep, 2 2011 @ 09:30 AM
reply to post by metaldemon2000

It has been shown by geologists that the North and South American continents have abundant resources. But the environmentalists, with good reason, continue to block the exploitation of them.

If we could come up with a way to effectively harvest them, without harming the environment, we would buy some more time. Quite a lot actually.

But some people don't want it just because, lets say windmills, are ugly and they fear they would devalue their property.

posted on Sep, 2 2011 @ 10:18 AM

The Loss of Jobs in the US has been our own doing and is due to the lack of competitiveness...

This trend has been progressing for some time now.

When after WWII, the United States began focusing on profitability instead of quality.

And how the likes of Sony and Toyota have become industry leaders by building quality products.

Whereas the likes of RCA and Zenith are out of the electronics business all together due to building inferior ones.

There is a reason why we have seen a steady decline in jobs AND the wealth of this nation has been consolidated into an even smaller percentage of the population.

And even though some don't believe it, it has little if anything to do with Democrats or politics in general.

Take at Any graduating MBA candidate these days is really only taught how to "downsize" and "restructure" which translates to lowering the bottom line via layoffs..for profits and NOT by saving customers and subsequently jobs for the sake of building a quality product.

Look at the electronics industry which we invented, as well as computers. Is any of it made domestically ?
Hardly if any are.

Politics don't create jobs, businesses do. Successful businesses at that.

In summary, this trend of declining jobs has been ongoing for quite some time now.

And all for the sake of profits and why the concentration of wealth in this nation has been sequestered into an even smaller portion of the US population at the expense of available jobs.

posted on Sep, 2 2011 @ 10:25 AM
reply to post by nh_ee

You have to toss in the unions as well, since they have created the atmosphere of the fair wage. This drove businesses overseas as well.

Union workers earning more than their jobs are actually worth. Why pay a guy to sweep the floor at a GM plant $20.00 a hour, just because he has senoirity, when you can get a Mexican, Canadian or someone else to actually produce something at a less wage?

posted on Sep, 2 2011 @ 10:29 AM
reply to post by nh_ee

Its also these successful businesses that are outsourcing more jobs than you can shake a stick at. Honest companies cannot compete with this because they can't generate the kind of revenue to compete because they aren't outsourcing or downsizing.
in my opinion the companies are just as responsible as the politicians and we are just as responsible too for not piping up about it decades ago.

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