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ON THE DOWNSIDE…


We also want to bring attention to the NEGATIVE SIDE of outsourcing our jobs to other countries.
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“Why Apple doesn’t build anything in the U.S.”

 Jan. 26, 2012 | By Matthew DeBord

“A foreman immediately roused 8,000 workers inside the company’s dormitories, according to the executive. Each employee was given a biscuit and a cup of tea, guided to a workstation and within half an hour started a 12-hour shift fitting glass screens into beveled frames. Within 96 hours, the plant was producing over 10,000 iPhones a day.

“’The speed and flexibility is breathtaking,” the executive said. “There’s no American plant that can match that.'”

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“Why Apple doesn’t build anything in the U.S.”

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“American Elements Announces Top Five ‘Endangered Elements’ That Will Gravely Affect U.S. Manufacturing”

“LOS ANGELES, Dec. 15, 2011 — /PRNewswire/ — There will be no more “Made in the USA,” with millions of jobs lost if the United States doesn’t start mining and stock piling certain strategic metals, according to Alisha A. Ahern, co-director of the Academics & Periodicals Department at American Elements, the global chemical and metals manufacturer which published the list. Today the company released the 2011 U.S. Endangered Elements List (EEL11) naming the five metals that can most upset American industry, especially if the countries that the U.S. imports the metals from decide to shut off supply.”

‘Today China mines a whopping 97 percent of all global rare earth production. America no longer has the resources to manufacture the things we invent,’ says Ahern.”

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Here is an article about honey being smuggled into the USA from China after other countries have regected it. “CONTAMINATED HONEY
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Thyrogen Drug Used for Thyroid Cancer Treatment is Contaminated with Trash, Says FDA

“The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that they have found small particles of steel, rubber and fiber — trash basically — in vials of their drugs, including the thyroid drug Thyrogen. They also reported that this contamination could cause serious health effects for patients.” (Cont.)
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Voters trust drugs made in USA, but few are

“Yet, unbeknownst to many Americans, an estimated 80% of the substances used to make or package drugs sold here are made in other countries, says Allan Coukell, a pharmacist who directs the medical safety portfolio for the Pew Health Group. And a growing proportion come from India or China” ****************************************************************************

 Cheap foreign lighters flood America, fail tests, injure thousands

“The widespread problems started to come to light ten years ago, when the American lighter industry began to complain to the federal government about cheap, unsafe lighters flooding American markets from overseas. Part of the issue is that the CPSC only has “voluntary” minimum safety standards when it comes to the manufacture and design of lighters.”

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