Cheap labor; Price of gas
By Robert Glenn
April 19, 2006
If we make all these illegal aliens get American papers, then
that means they will then be required to get legal wages and
then we won't have the cheap labor anymore.
Which means the cost of fruit,
orange juice, lawn service, and corner workers will go up.
If we make them leave the country
then Americans will have to do jobs that we don't want to do
because we are either too good for the job or because they don't
Either way, if they leave,
then soon enough gas will not be the only commodity we are paying
high prices for.
And on that.... I wanted to bring up a point. The US Government
says that we are in a shortage and that is why the prices of
gas are up.
However, the price for a barrel
of oil (42 gallons in a barrel) is around 70 dollars. What does
this really mean?
Let me tell you. When we are in surplus the price of oil goes
up because there is less need to drill and pump out of the ground.
When we are in a shortage, more barrels are being pumped and
so the price goes down. This is what I learned working in the
Gulf of Mexico.
New York, NY - USA
About: Rob Glenn was a Ketchikan
resident for 3 years.
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