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Richard Trumka: This Whole Fiscal Cliff Thing Is Manufactured

old progrmr Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 3:10 PM
Eileen......You seem to discount the REAL Auto Manufacturing being performed right here in the good ol'USA. Come visit BMW in SC, Mercedes in AL, Hyundai/Kia in AL, Toyota and Nissan in KY and TN, Honda in OH, Toyota truck in TX, Volkswagen in TN; as well as hundreds of transplant parts supplier plants like Siemens, Bosch, ZF, Getrag, Lemforder, etc. Oh, of course, all plants in right to work states and non-union.

During a speech today in Washington D.C., AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka called the looming debt disaster a "manufactured crisis" and said "there isn't a fiscal cliff."

"There is no fiscal cliff," Trumka says in prepared remarks to the National Mediation Board Conference in Washington on Thursday. "What we’re facing is an obstacle course within a manufactured crisis that was hastily thrown together in response to inflated rhetoric about our federal deficit."

Obama met with Trumka earlier this week, in addition to other far left leaders, to discuss economic policy. Apparently a $3500 tax increase on...