[Homestead] Politics, it's still the economy, in the rust belt stupid.

Lynda lurine at softcom.net
Mon Sep 20 02:36:35 EDT 2004

Drew, do your homework.  NAFTA was started by Bush Sr. and he signed the
FIRST NAFTA agreement on December 17, 1992.

And perhaps you should take a look at exactly who has done what to
employment in this country over the last several presidencies??

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Subject: Re: [Homestead] Politics, it's still the economy,in the rust belt

> Funny thing about the folks from the rust belt, like myself ( from
Michigan ,
> family still in the auto industry), is that the single thing they
> most with the loss of jobs, is the NAFTA agreement Clinton signed. Like
you > say, they seem to think the guy in the white house is the one to take
the credit > or heat, and Clinton started this snowball rolling. Union folks
who are
> supposed to blindly support the Dems, can't point at one individual thing
Bush has
> done that caused their troubles, or helped either, so they sit undecided
on the
> election. As the Union quits paying the folks now laid off or
> for the last 5 years or so, their allegience to the unions is wavering. We
> see how this pans out, should be very interesting.
> Drew
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