Want REAL change??

Discussion in 'Politics' started by MarketMasher, Aug 2, 2010.

  1. cstfx


    The Republican Party in NY State is more f'd up than the NRC. In a blue state New York, he doesn't have a chance.
  2. I wouldn't give fuck-all what party he is running in. He could be running in the Ralph Nader Party and I wouldn't give a shit. This guy has done enough to deserve to be sitting in the U.S. Senate (can't say the same for 99.9% of the others).
  3. The only tool in Schumers tool box is to increase the cost of doing business.

    Raising the cost of doing business is viewed as an incentive.

    Any chance of 'lowering" the cost of doing business to keep jobs here in the US?

    In one swoop a foreign country could subsidize the 25 cents per call.

    If we want to put a stop to the outsourcing of American jobs, than we need to provide incentives for American companies to keep American jobs here," said Schumer. "This bill will not only serve to maintain call center jobs currently in the United States, but also provide a reason for companies that have already outsourced jobs to bring them back."

    Sen. Schumer is proposing a $0.25 excise tax on any customer service call originating in the United States that is then handed off to an agent working out of a foreign call center. The company that transferred the call gets whacked with the fee.

    The National Association of Call Centers, a non-profit that tracks the industry, wishes Schumer luck.

    Read more: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/business/out_source_of_pain_AdkCRvpScy5WLN2Sc96rUK/1#ixzz0vSiCFrZU