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Manufacturing jobs the key to restoring America’s middle class

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Manufacturing jobs the key to restoring America’s middle class This letter is in response to David Harsanyi’s Feb. 18 column, “Old-time manufacturing jobs won’t help economy.” While I am not a fan of the president nor government-subsidized factories, I believe we should attempt to bring manufacturing jobs back to the United States, using protective tariffs as a means of convincing American companies to return to our shores. Up until we embraced free trade, many Americans ...

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February 23, 2013
4:52 a.m.

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James Gillian- The Price Chopper boycot is not about religion for many of us. Its about keeping a beautiful structure that Watervliet desperately needs. There are many examples in Boston, Paris, London where churches or very old buildings are salvaged and turned into into unique shopping destinations - Price Chopper has the ability to do that, while not hurting the community who grew up in that Church and who have live in that neighborhood. The Capital District needs to retain what little beautiful archicture it has. Have you even traveled to Boston or other world class cities? Why do people like to go there and live there? Because of beauty ! Beauty keeps a community alive and thriving. Strip malls and ugly box Price Choppers do not. For this reason, not religion, I will boycott Price CHopper. They can keep the beautiful tower and create a unigue Price Chopper shopping experience inside .

March 4, 2013
5:43 p.m.

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Why don't you blame the Nigro Company, who is the one who has acquired the property and is doing the demolition?

Do you think that if Nigro Group had not sold Golub into this that they would not have gotton Shop Rite, Hanneford, or Walmart?