Monday, July 11, 2005

Sometimes the market is telling

...even if it wasn't what our leaders wanted to hear. A big Toyota plant decided to locate in Canada rather than in the U.S. because of the better educated workers and their subsidized health care. You mean that stuff can benefit the individual and big businesses too? Imagine! The diarist points out that the states competing for the plant were willing to offer millions in subsidies to attract a business, but are apparently incapable of seeing the benefits of putting that same amount into their local educational and health infrastructures instead...

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