Was our government designed to be a career opportunity?
When did government office turn into a career opportunity for those who produce nothing but long winded hot air? (perhaps that can be harnessed into alternative energy to recover at least part of their unearned salary)
Over the years there have been people who served the people well. Others have been a miserable flop and totally sucked. The later seems to be the case today. Did I hear somewhere our Congress has an approval rate of 18% by “we the people”?
Stop and think about it … if any of us out here in the work force had that kind of rate on our job we would have been drop kicked into the nearest unemployment line in a nanosecond.
So what is wrong with this picture?
Let me see … they go to Washington … serve 3 days playing tiddly winks which now entitles them to WHAT?
A benefit package that would stagger an elephant … FOR LIFE? And they don’t pay into SOCIAL SECURITY?
I have to tell you guys that does not make me very confident that the fund I paid into for well over 40 years is that sound.
You know what? I do not know ANYONE worth that.
Who do these people think they are anyway?
Clearly they forgot how they got to Washington to start.
THEY WORK FOR US!
Their pay comes from our back breaking effort and they take our hard earned tax dollars and piss them off on a billion dollar toilet seat in Timbuktu (while getting a kickback, campaign donation or whatever terminology they think will fly over our head at mach … of a few mil).
I suggest maybe its time to CHANGE the system.
How about some of these little billion dollar projects (“we the people” are expected to pay) start being funded out of the politicians own pockets? (boy I bet that would bring about change fast enough to give us all whiplash)
I like the policy of … you think it up … YOU PAY.
Isn’t that how it goes in your household?
I heard something in a poker game one time that I will never forget.
A player said to a poker dealer … “Hey Betty why don’t you back me in this poker game” … her response was “why would I back someone that will not back himself”? The game paused while the whole table ROTFLOAO (rolled on the floor laughing our asses off).
The meaning was so profound I never forgot it.
No doubt you all think I am MAD AS HELL.
Not true I am waaaaaaay past mad I have come back to center and am looking at the cold hard reality saying to all of you it’s time this is stopped.
How can “we the people” bring about this change?
Are you aware that if you simply look at where your purchases originate and buy American you could create new jobs here in the USA.
Do we actually need the the Government to place terrifs on imports?
As Americans if we want to bring jobs home then join the effort to BUY AMERICAN!
“Made in America” is suddenly trending.
ABC World News Tonight with Diane Sawyer just completed a terrific week long special on “Made in America.” All week long their website, Facebook, Twitter accounts were all a buzz with chatter on the issue. It certainly seemed to strike a chord with many Americans and shed some much needed light on a very important issue that we live, sleep, eat and breathe here at Made in USA Certified.
We want to say “Thank you” to ABC World News for the coverage as we couldn’t be more grateful to the sudden interest by main stream media on this very important & relevant topic. Manufacturing is so critical to our countries prosperity and growth. “Manufacturing supports an estimated 18.6 million jobs in the U.S. – about one in six private sector jobs. Nearly 12 million Americans (or 9 percent of the workforce) are employed directly in manufacturing.”*Taken from the National Association of Manufacturers
ABC in their in-depth week long special chronicled a family that wanted to re-do their home with all-American goods and the challenges they faced in doing so. What they found as many of us have known- it is difficult to find “Made in USA” these days. Most all of the big box stores we typically frequent are filled to the brim with products all NOT “Made in USA”.
So, for a typical consumer it can be daunting and time consuming to find items for your family and your home that are “Made in USA”……Possible??? YES!
ABC has a great source of video’s, information, articles, an interactive map, list of websites, all located on their site: World News- Made in America Series – This is a great place to start, if you missed this informative week long broadcast, you can catch each segment and more- here.
One of the things they found in their quest to furnish a home with all-American products is that “Made in USA” is thriving on-line. Due to the fact that all the big box stores, have opted to go for lower priced outsourced goods in favor of larger profits—the “Made in USA” products have been driven to the on-line community where all most anything you could possibly want can be found on-line at one of the many websites containing- ‘Made in USA’ products. To view a list of websites that ABC compiled go here: Made in America Resource Guide to Find American Companies
Another great resource is ABC’s interactive map: ABC Interactive Map- Where are the American Companies?
We encourage all of you to think about your purchases, try to Buy American when possible, speak to your local retailers- encourage them to sell more products ‘Made in USA’.
There’s no question that manufacturing still has a major impact on our economy and on the nation’s workforce. If every American spent an extra $3.33 on U.S.-made goods, it would create almost 10,000 new jobs in this country. Take the ‘Made in America’ Pledge TODAY and support our U.S. manufacturers.
** To see a list of Made in USA Certified companies: Made in USA Certified NETWORK