Ah, come on, Chinese labor while we have 19% underemployed and 9.2% unemployed in this country. They couldn’t find citizens? What can you expect from the city that bans Happy Meals, goldfish, circumcisions, and spends inordinate amounts of money on the brown mouse…what a bunch of nuts. I’ll probably be accused of being anti-Chinese now. I have NOTHING, you hear me, NOTHING, against the Chinese beyond their politics and human rights abuses (okay, I have something against them, but not the people themselves), but this outsourcing is ridiculous.
Do you know that the unemployment rate among black youths in Oakland is 16.9%? Why aren’t we hiring the African-American youth in Oakland? We are so global…and stupid.
“…At a sprawling manufacturing complex here, hundreds of Chinese laborers are now completing work on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
Next month, the last four of more than two dozen giant steel modules — each with a roadbed segment about half the size of a football field — will be loaded onto a huge ship and transported 6,500 miles to Oakland. There, they will be assembled to fit into the eastern span of the new Bay Bridge.
The project is part of China’s continual move up the global economic value chain — from cheap toys to Apple iPads to commercial jetliners — as it aims to become the world’s civil engineer…” Read here: Using Chinese labor in San Fran