One would wish Mr. Henry’s friend well in creating 12 American jobs. One wonders, however, how representative his experience is. The article could have done with a little balance on factors such as:
• Does Toyota receive taxpayer subsidies in order to build factories in the States?
• Does every corporation that sends a customer service job overseas create another one at home, or pay a levy to the IRS for the tax income that the economy’s lost?
• Does he provide his Indian guys with a retirement plan, seeing as he doesn’t have to pay Social Security?p>For every incentive and alleged benefit with this practice, there is an equal an opposite disadvantage, and it is not in the interest of the American economy that American earning power be sent overseas at a time of war, with soaring budget deficits. Can’t these guys just look beyond profit to the national interest, just for once? br> — Martin Kelly br> Glasgow, Scotland /p>
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?