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But By The Eternals

James Watson
Monday, January 16, 2006

"These great masters of production, after having enriched themselves and their corporations in this country, are using the wealth they thus obtained to set up competitive industry in foreign countries and to produce their products by men who receive from a quarter to half the wages paid in those factories in the United States. General Motors wants free trade in those articles so that the corporation can compete in our market with the product of their own mills in this country where they pay 50 per cent more wages than in competing production in foreign countries. General Motors wants to destroy the very conditions which made possible the accumulation of that wealth by transferring that production to foreign countries."
Senator "Sunny Jim" Watson 1929

Having been hampered by the union, a few wars, and domestic expansion, it's 77 years later and they're still trying.