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"We're a productive Nation, no doubt about that. We've squeezed a heck of a lot of productivity out of our labor force by driving wages down, and reducing or eliminating benefits (most notably, health insurance). We can't have it both ways: low wages, few benefits, yet self-sufficient retirees.

You can't squeeze blood from a stone."


And here I thought we were losing manufacturing jobs because the labor
costs were too high in the U.S.

And it turns out that we have the opposite problem.


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