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An interesting myopia -- from the Investors Business Daily website:
Golden State 'Outsourced' By Boxer
Sen. Barbara Boxer thinks she's struck election gold in California by charging her rival, ex-CEO Carly Fiorina, with outsourcing. The real story is how Boxer has chased millions of jobs out of state with her politics.

Last Wednesday's radio debate between California's two senatorial candidates repeatedly circled the issue of jobs in a state with 12.4% unemployment, second highest in the nation.

Incumbent Boxer's trump card was that her opponent, while chief of Hewlett-Packard from 1999 to 2006, outsourced jobs. "She laid off 30,000 workers, shipped jobs overseas and says she's proud of her record � well, that's her record," said Boxer.

Problem is, Boxer is a far bigger outsourcer. The unemployment rate in her state is 25% higher than the national average of 9.4%, and the number of jobless Californians is 66% higher than when she took office 17 years ago.
The article then goes on to cite four examples of Boxer's job killing expertise including raising agricultural unemployment figures to as high as 40% in some areas because of an endangered fish all the while she approved a waiver in a similar situation in New Mexico. I think Carly would do an awesome job and look forward to having her be elected on November 2nd...

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