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To Government, Every Penny Is Sacred

OneForFreedom Wrote: Feb 20, 2013 3:11 PM
Doesn't sound quite right, Alex. Intel, Motorola, etc. have manufactured silicon wafers here, diced them up, then shipped them off to Malaysia to be packaged and then distributed. The rare earths are used for new high tech motors, and maybe for the displays, but not for the integrated circuits themselves. Of course, China is an "emerging market" for automobiles, ATMs, electronics, etc., so it does make sense to build the stuff where most of it will be sold...

President Obama has new priorities. That means new spending.

In his State of the Union, he said, "The American people don't expect government to solve every problem." But then he went on to list how, under his guidance, government will solve a thousand problems, including some (like climate change and a loss of manufacturing jobs) that are probably not even problems.

The president bragged about creating "our first manufacturing innovation institute" in Ohio and says that he will create 15 more. Politicians claim actions like this are needed to solve the "decline of manufacturing" in America. John McCain, Mike...