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Dave Curson on Free Trade

 

 


Stop exporting good jobs overseas

The key to economic recovery is jobs. We need to revive US manufacturing and stop exporting good jobs overseas. Trade deficits, particularly with China, are at record levels. To do so we must reform our trade policies and put a stop to incentives to businesses that outsource jobs. Companies like Bain Capital that reaped millions utilizing the "strip and flip" strategy of taking over a company, stripping off and selling profitable operations (usually off-shore) and shutting down marginal operations earned them the distinction of 'Pioneers' in out sourcing at a severe cost to American workers. The rewards and tax loopholes for outsourcers allow over 1.5 trillion dollars in US corporate profits to go untaxed because they are held offshore. We need to create a vibrant manufacturing base so that we can export American made goods and services, not American jobs.

Congress should also take action on the call center consumer protection bill to prevent off shoring of more service sector jobs.

Source: 2012 House campaign website cursonforcongress.com, "Issues" , Nov 6, 2012

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