A Disconnect: 'Don't Outsource American Jobs — Tax Americans Instead'
by Greg Perry
It's so amusing to watch liberals and conservatives cry over outsourcing.
Liberals bemoan that they don't want American jobs to go overseas. Nuts to those foreigners! Liberals are always the first to show their xenophobia even though they act as though they love other races and cultures.
(Just in case there are any public school English teachers reading this right now, I need to explain that "xenophobia" means a fear or contempt for anything or anyone foreign.)
Today's conservatives talk about how they don't like outsourcing but they have a more difficult time stating why. They are so funny. They wouldn't know a free market if it bit them on the backside. They talk about jobs and such but their other eye stays focused on corporations which they know are strapped by government regulations and taxes already. This is the problem with compromise. Over time, compromise erodes your knowledge of right and wrong. The classic liberals who then became known as conservatives had little trouble confusing truth with falsehoods. Today's conservatives have compromised themselves into continually jumping to confusions.
I want to get back to today's liberals and their moronic fear of outsourcing. Many writers on LewRockwell.com have already proved the clear case for outsourcing far better than I can. It's in my family's best interest that the things I buy my family are as inexpensive as possible. Michael Moore doesn't want our families living inexpensively. What does he care? He's wealthy. He would rather see inefficient corporations than efficient family incomes.
But what is more revealing about the left is their desire to pour billions of dollars into every foreign country in the world (except the countries the Republicans want to pour billions into) (making both guilty of mortgaging your grandchildren's futures).
Suppose we go back 3 years ago to when outsourcing was only a glint in the media's vocabulary. The Left wanted the American taxpayer — meaning the productive American worker — to give billions and billions to countries overseas. Bosnia, Haiti, you name it. Who wants American companies to forgive billions in international debt? The left. (The left includes George W. Bush who wants American companies to do the same with Iraqi debt.)
The left wants you, the taxpayer, to give billions to people who:
- You don't know and
- Who generally hate you.
It's difficult to say which side — left or right — loves the United Nations more. That is if you watch what they do and not what they say. Which country funnels the most to the UN? Yep, you do.
You struggle to make ends meet while your government takes your money and gives it away. And when you add up a few hundred billion here and a few hundred billion there over the years, pretty soon you're talking about some real money.
What Does This Have to Do with Outsourcing?
I'm getting to my conclusion. Some of you have already realized what it will be. The left who hate American workers with a passion (even more so than conservatives do, we must admit if we're honest) say, by their actions, the following: If we don't outsource, we must send billions in foreign aid overseas.
Actually, they want billions in foreign aid sent overseas even if we outsource. But they're not as vocal about it out of a fear of being exposed. Oops, I'm exposing them anyway.
See, to the left a free market that sends a job overseas is evil. A socialistic police state that robs your family of your income and sends the money overseas, after keeping their vig, is a good thing. Free market bad... socialistic theft is good.
You don't hear the left moaning that foreign aid needs to be reduced now that we outsource jobs overseas. They still love foreign aid. Their gripe is the competition from a worldwide free market that is also helping to build up other nations. Liberals cannot get a piece of the pie when nations are helped through jobs by the free market. Liberals can only get a piece of the pie when they steal welfare from you and give it to those overseas. And if the left had their way, no American job would be outsourced, your family members would therefore pay more for everything they buy, other nations would not be as prosperous and couldn't buy as many of our exports, and we'd have to once again increase international welfare. Which means the cut for the middlemen gets larger.
The only reason stealing is a crime in America is because the government hates competition.
Greg Perry [send him mail] may have been born with one leg and a total of three fingers, but don't call him disabled! He prefers the term "handicapped" because the ADA advocates hate that term. You might wonder how that applies to him because Perry is the most prolific computer book author in the world and just finished his 75th computer book published internationally. He recently fulfilled his long-standing promise to expose the Americans with Disabilities Act by writing the book Disabling America: The Unintended Consequences of the Government's Protection of the Handicapped.
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