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Editorial: Yes, bring back manufacturing

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President Obama is definitely on to something with his push for more manufacturing in America, an initiative he announced during his visit to General Electric in Schenectady last year. The country needs more jobs of all kinds, but particularly manufacturing ones, which tend to be higher paying and require less higher education. The United States has lost 2.1 million manufacturing jobs since 2001, due to import competition and companies shifting production abroad to take advantage ...

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February 23, 2012
1:16 a.m.

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It is impossible for the US to compete in the manufacturing business. Sadly this is just another campaign promise that Obama will never be able to keep!

February 23, 2012
1:29 a.m.

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im glad that the DGs focus is on education and not more misguided corporate welfare

February 23, 2012
9:02 a.m.

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You guys kill me... You act like Obama is some genius because of his idea that having more manufacturing jobs in America would be a good idea. So what was the genius's plan. 1)Ask companies like GE to create more domestic jobs. 2)Throw more federal money at "training". Wow! Obama really is the smartest guy in the room

February 25, 2012
7:24 a.m.

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And do you clowns have a better solution ????
If so, run for President!