Skip to comments.Sen. Gary Peters proposes federal agency to boost manufacturing industry
Posted on 06/21/2019 9:09:27 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel
Michigan automakers, parts suppliers and advanced manufacturers have worked hard to innovate, Peters said, but need a strategy backed by policy guidelines and federal investment to remain world leaders in manufacturing.
Other nations identify their goals, their plans, and then execute, Peters said. The United States, on the other hand, has no comprehensive national manufacturing policy and no key person in charge of guiding U.S. manufacturers through the tumultuous changes that lie ahead."
And, he uses scary language like, "tumultuous times ahead" as if only government can see the problems ahead and only government can guide business through those problems.
Gary has stepped into John James' wheelhouse on purpose and I hope Mr. James applies an appropriate slap-down to this obvious attempt at grabbing MORE money and regulatory power for the elite socialist class. From the JohnJamesForSenate.com website (via twitter): "My family has been involved in job creation in Detroit for 50 years. I see the life you give a community when people get a fair shot. If a politician says the only way to help is free stuff, they 📣have never created a job 📣need to justify their own job"
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Yes, a government agency to be responsible for centrally planning our manufacturing policy. That’ll explode Manufacturing!!!
Milton Friedman has a quote about putting the government in charge of the Sahara Desert, and inside of twenty years there will be a shortage of sand.
Call it the “Department of Eliminating Unnecessary Regulations and Cutting the Size of Government in Half” and you might be onto something, Gary.
One of the most interesting young black conservatives I ever met grew up in Detroit where his father and grandfather had been auto industry workers. He became conservative because he saw how the Democrats, socialists and unions ruined his town, family members, friends and culture.
WHY do these clowns put so much faith in bureaucracies and central planning???
Because the Amtrak model works sooooo well !!!!!
If they can't compete, then they go out of business. Capitalism is tough but makes the best products ... allocation of resources.
Good Lord are these people completely ignorant?
Anything congress approves the government to run only enriches congress.
Well, well, well...Peters is up for re-election in 2020. Time for him to start grabbing attention.
Soviet Planning at it's worst.
Senator Peters smells all the money and wants to figure out a way to get his slice.
But, in typical Dhimmicrat style...he steps in JJ’s wheelhouse (manufacturing).
My frat-brother has an academia background so, he might want to rethink this angle in the age of Trump-nomics.
But, he won’t. He’s sure he knows what’s best for the rest of us.
DISMANTLE the bureaucratic state and anyone who supports it.
Socialism Is Legal Plunder - Bastiat
The point of free market capitalism is to let the market decide.
A gov't agency would only be used for blackmail, bribery, and kickbacks.
We need a Soviet style Five Year Plan. Yeah, that’s the ticket.
<...shortage of sand...>
Good one. How true...
We’ve found the one thing government can nurture and expand.
It’s giving away the money it takes from the middle class.
If only we had a bureaucracy like that a hundred years ago we might have been able to save the buggy whip industry. We might even have responsible regulations requiring every car to have a buggy whip in it for improved acceleration. < /s>
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