And the survey says …

Ford assembly line, 1913.

Employ workers at fair wages

71 percent of Floridians believe community business leaders do what is right for the community only “some of the time” or “never.”

The rest of the time? That only leaves doing right by and for themselves.

The Business mantra today seems to be “Why hire workers when profits are so high without them?”

Henry Ford, when he first began manufacturing automobiles, understood that a key to his success was in the factory workers being able to buy the cars they were building.

This is the “trickle-up” theory of economics: more people employed = more people buying goods and services = more profits for business owners = more people paying taxes = balanced government budgets.

Where have we gone so wrong?

<IMHO> Fred Jacobsen

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One Response to “And the survey says …”

  1. Marilyn Smith Says:

    Those people who think their wealth will last forever are not really seeing the world as it does exist today. Take a gander at the other large populations in nations all over world…..look what happened to the wealth of those recently deposed?

    When the level of the poor reaches a tipping point, the riots will return.

    Does anyone alive today remember the VETERANS RIOTS? Do those greedy folks really think that only marches occur because of “racial” differences?

    THE GROWING SEPARATION OF WEALTH IS THE PROBLEM. THE WEALTH OF THOSE AT THE TOP OF THE PYRAMID CAME FROM THE BACK OF THOSE WHO ARE NOW UNEMPLOYED AND AT THE BOTTOM. THERE IS RECORD WEALTH AND RECORD POVERTY, THERE MUST AND WILL BE A BALANCING OF THE SOCIAL BUDGET. DON’T ‘YA THINK????

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