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Politically Incorrect
Carl McClanahan

The Deindustrailization of the America

Posted Friday, August 5, 2016, at 4:37 PM
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  • Carl,could it be that no one wants to work these jobs,lawsuits, lack of skilled workers,profits not there?As a Mgr at a bar it's amazing how many people don't want to work or feel certain jobs are below them.If one looks at WW2 manufacturing stats,our country produced quite a bit of materials.It's mind blowing and several factories started from scratch. How people know that interchangeable parts came about because of the militaries need for weapons that were easier to maintain? I try to buy Made in USA but it's very hard to do nowadays.

    -- Posted by beau maverick on Sat, Aug 6, 2016, at 4:55 PM
  • About 23% of the employment in Bedford County is in manufacturing, Nationwide it is about 8.8%.

    -- Posted by Grit on Sun, Aug 14, 2016, at 6:50 PM
  • I believe Tyson and Walmart distribution center are the number one employers in the county.8% nationwide is not very good. I believe the cost,training, and taxes hurt manufacturing in our country.

    -- Posted by beau maverick on Tue, Aug 16, 2016, at 10:26 AM
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