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Jun 1, 2003

by exmarx


Fun Shoe

enraged_camel posted:

I'm not sure why the USA is special and should be spared from the global trend of downward pressure on wages.

You guys enjoyed your golden years after World War 2 and you prospered while other Western nations were rebuilding. Grats! That time period is behind us however. This is the age of global competition and you have to earn those jobs that everyone is competing for. The American Dream is over. Welcome to real life! Foreign companies have developed industries now, and they are marketing their much-more-cheaply-produced goods in America, which means American companies are under pressure to also reduce their costs. You can't have your Samsung Galaxy S5 and eat it too, you know.

Good point, we've been so selfish--whoops your mask fell off Mr. Bezos, check your straps

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woke wedding drone
Jun 1, 2003

by exmarx


Fun Shoe

on the left posted:

If you didn't want to get replaced by an immigrant, you should have paid attention in school and/or come from a family that was able to build wealth between 1945-1970. If you did those things, you wouldn't have anything to fear, which explains the demographics of the open-borders crowd.

Hey I'm in that crowd because restricting the movement of persons is repugnant to me, I just think it's funny that enraged_camel's whole argument basically boils down to

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