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Romney: Jobs aren't coming back to the US because of fake Apple Store.

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by hamster, Oct 16, 2012.

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  1. hamster

    hamster NRA Life Member

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    Did Romney seriously just claim that the reason jobs aren't coming back to the US was because there is a fake Apple store in Beijing?

    Complete and utter Stupidity.

    It all boils down to the cost of doing business overseas being cheaper than here.
     
  2. Alpine

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    No. But he did point out many of the failures of the current president, including fast and furious.
     

  3. Dragoon189

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    And the moderator said it had nothing to do with assault weapons :faint:
     
  4. Rabbi

    Rabbi The Bombdiggity Lifetime Member

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    I did not hear him say what you are claiming.

    I heard him give a pretty true speech that demonstrated he understood the problems with China and how they do business, along with trade and IP issues....USING the fake Apple store issue to help with those points.
     
  5. Lampshade

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    Uh, no, he didn't.

    He brought it up as an example of the Chinese stealing intellectual property in regards to his comments about competing on a level playing field.
     
  6. Dragoon189

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    He used that as an example of china's current business tactics, he also said your final point too. Stupidity huh?
     
  7. hamster

    hamster NRA Life Member

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    Sorry the currency manipulation crap is jingoistic bs. Obama's claimed improvements re trade with China are due to the same currency manipulation on our part.

    It boils down to the fact that the average Chinese worker has a much lower standard of living and wage requirement than in the US. We simply can't compete on the unskilled labor front. The arguments about unfair playing field may be true, but are irrelevant when taking into account lifestyle.

    The peasant fresh off the farm is always going to be cheaper than the union worker with 5 LCD tv, two cars and a suburban tract home.
     
  8. Rabbi

    Rabbi The Bombdiggity Lifetime Member

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    That is fine, your first claim is still wrong. Answer for that, then we can move on to something else.
     
  9. 8-Ball

    8-Ball Old SoulSoul

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    Do you have selective hearing or do you just not pay attention?
     
  10. hamster

    hamster NRA Life Member

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    Fake apple stores and PBS funding. are issues so minor and cursory they don't warrant time in a presidential debate. Much bigger fish to fry.
     
  11. Alpine

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    Agreed. Now can we get back to the failures and shortcomings of the current president? Starting with fast and furious?
     
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  12. Rabbi

    Rabbi The Bombdiggity Lifetime Member

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    That is also fine, but your first claim was still wrong. You still need to address that, then we can move on to something else.
     
  13. hamster

    hamster NRA Life Member

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    You mean my subject line? Sure I admit it was an exaggeration, but I stand by the fact that the apple store comment was completely irrelevant to the question of manufacturing jobs leaving the US.
     
  14. Calico Jack

    Calico Jack NO QUARTER

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    You libs are always asking for specifics and then you complain when he gives you specifics.
     
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  15. Rabbi

    Rabbi The Bombdiggity Lifetime Member

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    So you were wrong.

    Now, if you want to talk about something else...
     
  16. hamster

    hamster NRA Life Member

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    First of all I'm in no way a lib. I'd vote for honey boo boo before I vote for Obama.

    Second, irrelevant observations don't count as specifics.

    His comment about lower tax rates was specifics on how to attract jobs back to the us. Fake apple stores was populist pandering. Sorry I call it as I see it. All things considered though Obama came off as the bigger ******, as always. Especially with his AWB crap.
     
  17. Snaps

    Snaps Hail 2 The King

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    um, no. Perhaps you need to rewind your DVR
     
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    I dont forsee jobs like assembling ipads in china ever coming back to America. Our workers have too have of a standard of living for apple to make the profit they want. If it did move to America, i feel like the price to the consumer would sky rocket and people would not purchase as many. Its kinda like minimum wage. Everyone who makes minimum wage, especially those who work in that kind of job most of their life, feel like it should be increased, but they fail to realize that the goods they buy will cost more, which in turn will hurt them more in the long run than the wage increase helped. (I know, that sentence was too long and the grammer nazi will tear it apart).
     
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    Bring back Fruit of the Loom!!!!!!!!

    We need good textile jobs again!
     
  20. Cali-Glock

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    No that is not what he said... In discussing China's piracy problem he mentioned a number of examples including this one.
     
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