Answer by Madge1428 at 4:57 PM on Nov. 17, 2008
Answer by caitxrawks at 5:00 PM on Nov. 17, 2008
Yes Ma'am caitxrawks. I wish I could get a golden parachute like the minute percentage of CEO's and the like. I wish I worked at AIG while they go on their benders in the swanky hotels and then go home and withdraw their bailout money. Wouldn't it be nice to conduct buisness as usual while the government paid your bills. *sigh*
Answer by Madge1428 at 5:05 PM on Nov. 17, 2008
Answer by JoyceTN at 5:07 PM on Nov. 17, 2008
Answer by SheriSanchez at 5:10 PM on Nov. 17, 2008
I agree JoyceTN -- The ultimate goal of companies has been the almighty dollar and how many of them can be squashed into the big wigs wallets. Free trade allowed for more dollars in those wallets because they pay so much less for labor overseas. I was an inventory analyst at two companies (1996 through 2005) and when my inventory moved overseas to China (at both companies) my job went with it. The reason both companies moved production? They said they could produce the same high quality medical devices for lower cost. Now both companies are having significant issues with their products because the quality is shoddy. Hmmm.
Answer by Madge1428 at 5:25 PM on Nov. 17, 2008
Answer by JoyceTN at 5:32 PM on Nov. 17, 2008
Answer by Anonymous at 5:34 PM on Nov. 17, 2008
Answer by grlygrlz2 at 5:36 PM on Nov. 17, 2008
"Answered at 5:32 PM on Nov. 17, 2008 by: JoyceTN -- Madge, That's the other problem, the quality of the products being made over seas stinks. I'm sorry but I would rather pay $120. for an American made DVD player which will last me up to ten years then pay $30. for one made in China which will last a year. Replacing the DVD player every year for ten years amounts to $300. compared to the $120.00. And nothing can be fixed because you can not get the parts to fix them. My husband had to switch his job of thirty years in electronics due to this problem."
Ah, see Joyce? That's how they get all those extra dollars to stuff in their wallets. With-hold the parts to fix the cheap product so the dumb American will just buy another one.
Answer by Madge1428 at 6:00 PM on Nov. 17, 2008
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