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All the facts are based on what you've so proudly boasted in the past on here numerous times

I stand by my saying, as a good motto for you.
I do manage folks from all over the world. that is neither a boast nor particularly something to be "proud" of. Just a fact of the 21st Century. But your QUESTION was: Don't you employ overseas workers? And NO I don't. so "all the facts" as usual are gummed up in correctly in your mind as you feverishly attempt to make a point that can't be made.


And, what saying do you stand by? You should really sit. It's late. Your feet must be tired.

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"Cheerleading" is a literary device. What my whole point is, is to show the lengths you will go to in order to rationalize a Democrat's spending plan as opposed to a Republican's spending plan.

And by Democrat's I mean Pelosi. Obama had about as much to do with this as Phil Rizzuto did with Yankees victories.
Again, read what I have written. I have said on 17 posts that I really don't care what the HOUSE version has to say, the Senate version will be somewhat more impactful but the Conference Committee version is when the discussion needs to start.

Only thing that I discuss is the broad term philosophy differences. I know that tax cuts, when paired with deficit spending fail. They have every time they have been tried. And I know that jobs creating, infrastructure building programs are economy multipliers and have proven to be every time THEY have been tried.

And I await the GOP to quit banging a drum that has so obviously been out of tune for so long and come up with something new and workable. So far they have been lazy and chose to just try the same thing again and again.

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Sorry my humor was lost on the other guy.

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I've never heard you mention working with Latinos!
Good lord people

And here all this time I thought the Southern border was only 1945 miles in distance.
I used the Wiki number which uses the International Boundary and Water Commission as their reference. Mexico?United States border - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

As for working with Latinos, I have worked with two teams from Brazil. In fact one of the guys is moving to Lexington for a year on a project [not mine]. So I will get to better learn Portuguese.

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I do manage folks from all over the world. that is neither a boast nor particularly something to be "proud" of. Just a fact of the 21st Century. But your QUESTION was: Don't you employ overseas workers? And NO I don't. so "all the facts" as usual are gummed up in correctly in your mind as you feverishly attempt to make a point that can't be made.


And, what saying do you stand by? You should really sit. It's late. Your feet must be tired.
But yet you're a cheerleader against the effects of shipping jobs overseas, then you partake in its manifestation.
It also parallels to the mfg base that's been lost in American, and how you wail that
it was so detrimental to our economy, then come to find out that the majority of cars you've owned have been foreign.

Ironic, don't you think?

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Again, read what I have written. I have said on 17 posts that I really don't care what the HOUSE version has to say, the Senate version will be somewhat more impactful but the Conference Committee version is when the discussion needs to start.

Only thing that I discuss is the broad term philosophy differences. I know that tax cuts, when paired with deficit spending fail. They have every time they have been tried. And I know that jobs creating, infrastructure building programs are economy multipliers and have proven to be every time THEY have been tried.

And I await the GOP to quit banging a drum that has so obviously been out of tune for so long and come up with something new and workable. So far they have been lazy and chose to just try the same thing again and again.
And how is this any different? Tax cuts, deficit spending...More and more. The current government has us on a path to ruin. The republicans are taking us on the local and Democrats are taking us on the express.

A lot of people including me have been saying this for a long time. When will people wake up?


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And how is this any different? Tax cuts, deficit spending...More and more. The current government has us on a path to ruin. The republicans are taking us on the local and Democrats are taking us on the express.

A lot of people including me have been saying this for a long time. When will people wake up?

Because first, we are already awake. Second, your assumption that the "current government has us on a path to ruin" is fully unfounded. It is a gameplan that you have not seen before, being played in the most extreme of circumstance. There are dynamics in this particular time/condition that simply require a direction that is different. And taxcuts and deficit spending won't do it.

We are, right now only at the first step. There will be more steps, some monitary, some regulatory that will need to be taken but for you to assume that the "current government has us on a path to ruin" is not based on fact, history or analysis.

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Nope. Never have. I work contracts where the company for which I am the Project Manager or Project Architect will have development teams in China, India or Brazil [sometimes Italy or Ireland]. They become my responsibility once I hire on as PM.

All the folks that I employ directly are US citizens and live and work here unless the job pushes them to a client site in another country.
Come on bear... I've seen/heard you comment many times on the illegal Mexicans you employ.

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But yet you're a cheerleader against the effects of shipping jobs overseas, then you partake in its manifestation.
It also parallels to the mfg base that's been lost in American, and how you wail that
it was so detrimental to our economy, then come to find out that the majority of cars you've owned have been foreign.

Ironic, don't you think?
Since I have only bought four or five NEW cars, and they were all American except 1 [and it made in Penn], I don't negatively affect the Auto manufacturing economy at all. Buying used takes me out of that loop completely. If you had thought it through you would know that. You didn't.

As for my work, I do the majority of my work in country. I also manage teams that are what some of my clients humorously refer to as "global resources". That shifts quarterly. I can start on a project that is all US and it change in the middle of a contract. Or I can start with Chinese developers and, for some reason end up with Brazilian or US workers. For the third time I have been able to move work back to Kentucky from China or India after screwups by those teams.

If you ever do consulting work for global companies you will understand. Until then, you will not.

So no, it is not ironic.

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Because first, we are already awake. Second, your assumption that the "current government has us on a path to ruin" is fully unfounded. It is a gameplan that you have not seen before, being played in the most extreme of circumstance. There are dynamics in this particular time/condition that simply require a direction that is different. And taxcuts and deficit spending won't do it.

We are, right now only at the first step. There will be more steps, some monitary, some regulatory that will need to be taken but for you to assume that the "current government has us on a path to ruin" is not based on fact, history or analysis.
We were wide awake with the first abortion of a bailout plan and congress still passed it.

There is a difference between "Government" and "Administration." I still stand by my assertion that the current Government has us on a path to ruin. It is not unfounded as it has been proven most recently, with the first Bailout plan. Government intervention has the POSSIBILITY of reducing the effects of a recession. The problem is that the LIKELIHOOD of the Government making the economic situation worse is exponentially higher.

This has been shown through the ages and in fact just read the news, read your own posts, and then try to show us how Obama is going to be any different than any other politician?

It isn't going to happen. Get your money out now, buy Gold, and hunker down is probably the best course of action at the moment.

Who's John Galt.

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Come on bear... I've seen/heard you comment many times on the illegal Mexicans you employ.
Well that's just so they can bring their 14 year old girlfriends to hang out at the pool

I think that was the one day I had illegal Mexican's working at the house, courtesy of the idiot doing the roof. Beautiful work but a raging case of ADD. Once I saw Chiquita at the pool roofer boy and his lovely underaged and illegal girlfriend were removed asap. Josh the roofer just didn't understand the problem.

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