Are You:

Are you tired of ..........

· Feeling like no one is fighting for working people?

· Ceos taking all our money?

· Corporations shipping our jobs out of the country?

· Companies escaping THEIR tax burden?

· Having no health care?

· Health care costs killing you?

· Making an economic decision to not utilize your Health Care?

· Having no retirement?

· Big business getting so big it seems to control everything?

· Gas prices with record profits for oil companies?

· Your hard work being exploited by a company?

· The banks exploiting the average hard working American?

· Being afraid to ask for a raise?

· The cost of living rising faster than your wages?

· Being laid off?

· Being over qualified for your job because you can't find a better paying one?

· Living pay check to pay check?

· Working in fear?



Friday, June 3, 2011

How many US Workers are UNEMPLOYED because of this??

PoliticsWhat a ship....no wonder "made in China" is displacing North American goods bigtime with this floating continent transporting the goods in 4 days no less!!! 



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That is some huge ship - and 31 knots. Wal-Mart & China will be the death of The North American Manufacturing Companies. 


This is how Wal-Mart gets all its stuff from China:
15,000 containers and a 207' beam! And look at the crew-size for a ship 

Longer than a US aircraft carrier which has a complement of 5,000 men and 
Officers. 

Think it's big enough? Notice that 207' beam means it was NOT designed for 
The Panama or Suez Canal . It is strictly transpacific. Check out the 
Cruise speed: 31 knots means the goods arrive 4 days before the typical
Container ship (18-20 knots) on a China-to-California run.
 So this
Behemoth is hugely competitive carrying perishable goods. 

This ship was built in three, or perhaps as many as five sections. The 

Sections floated together and then were welded. The ship is named 

Emma Maersk. The command bridge is higher than a 10-story building 

And has 11 crane rigs that can operate simultaneously.

A recent documentary in late March, 2010 on the History Channel noted that all of these containers are shipped back to China - empty!  Yep, that's right. We send nothing back on these ships. What does that tell you about the current financial state of this country? Just keep buying those imported goods (mostly gadgets) until you run out of money.
Then you may wonder what the cause of unemployment (maybe even your job) in the U.S. and Canada might be.


Additional info:
Country of origin - Denmark
Length - 1,302 ft
Width - 207 ft
Net cargo - 123,200 tons 
Engine - 14 in-line cylinders diesel engine (110,000 BHP) Cruise Speed - 31 
Knots, Cargo capacity - 15,000 TEU (1 TEU = 20 ft3 container)
Crew - 13 people First Trip - Sept. 08, 2006 Construction cost - US
$145,000,000+ 
Silicone painting applied to the ship bottom reduces water resistance and 
Saves 317,000 gallons of diesel per year 

14 comments:

  1. We Americans don't need $5 toys and $7 fans, which are coming from foreign countries on these ships. We need to equalize the growing wealth and income inequality in America. America ranks 97th worldwide in family income inequality, and a scarier thought is that we rank behind nations that are normally associated with corruption, oppression, and poverty. If we equalize the wealth and income inequality, Americans will have the money to buy from American companies that pay their employees a fair share of the profits.

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  2. What is really frustrating , sickening and quite frankly offending me ,is when right after our countrys greatest tragedy on U.S soil happen ,most if not all Americans flown there flags and shown there colors but the most irritating part of it all was see all the die hard Americans flying OLD GLORY on there Toyota, Nissan and yes even Hondas!!!!!!!!! True even Ford and General motors moved down south to Mexico from Detroit and as much as it pisses me off, can you or I be upside down over it when they were just trying to compete with a cou. ntry taking advantage of slave labor in there home country , because of some sending there money over seas to Japan the MOTOR CITY is damn near the DEAD CITY ......let's support our fellow country men and women once again and BUY AMERICAN !!!!!!!!!!!! WTF JUST THINK IF OUR DOLLARS NEVER LEFT OUR SHORES?

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