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Jobs or the lack of them it's the one thing every politician says they want more of and -- one thing this country has failed to creating in fact.
You could say we've been throwing -- jobs for a long time.
Our trade policy strangled to US based businesses who want to base here but can't compete with low cost foreign manufacturers.
Sneaker maker new balance the last of -- breed here in the US it says it may be forced to close because of US trade policy.
And then there's our corporate tax policy.
Why would you ahead -- your business in the -- to pay corporate tax rate of 35%.
When you -- -- just 11% in Canada or twelve and a half percent in Ireland.
Look don't get me wrong I don't wanna shut down -- borders to any and all trade and the world can't be run for the benefit of corporate pencil pushers.
But we are very very far from that point is we are stuck in old thinking when it comes to growing jobs.
Look the old way of doing thinks big companies big labor unions provided benefits for decades.
Michigan is a good test case for years auto companies could create demand for their products through continual upgrades style changes except -- -- souls to get station wagons and muscle cars and cadillacs.
Even the bare bones Ford F 150 could become a luxury ride envied by the neighbors.
Labor unions -- sure workers got a piece of the action.
And a virtuous circle of well resulted.
Manufacturing hubs Detroit Cleveland Akron -- cart.
Fort Wayne they sprang up and frankly it laughed at their southern cousins who couldn't seem to get it together.
The virtuous circle is broken because ever rising prices created room for low cost providers off -- New jobs leaders were born in this country the midwest monolith the thing of the past.
The boom that is occurring throughout the south six seats because unions are not part of the landscape.
Korean and German automaker set up plants in states like Tennessee South Carolina.
Because the lack of unions -- a collaboration.
Between labor and management the yielded high quality results.
Texas created 37% of all -- jobs created in this country after 2009.
That's just a phenomenal record even if many of these jobs are low paying his critics suggest.
To be sure the State's record of developing a climate.
That -- small and large companies alike by discouraging unions frivolous lawsuits and regulations is working.
Look Michael Browne had it right in the pages of the Wall Street Journal today with this compares in check it out.
In 1970 Michigan was home to nine million people four day decades later it's ten million.
In 1970 Texas had eleven million people by.
Texas the ground to a population of 25 million whose got the growth it's clear from those numbers.
To be sure creating jobs across country will demand more than just policies that -- companies across state lines with incentives lower taxes.
We'll look Texas South Carolina North Carolina and all the others are on -- something the industrialized midwest is still strong.
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