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Asian Call Center Workers Trained With U.S. Tax Dollars
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Bay Area CA Male
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6/18/2012 | 9:22:43 PM
re: Asian Call Center Workers Trained With U.S. Tax Dollars
Hey BTW... this is my new favorite site.

Ive been going to newspapers in other countries to get facts about the US... and some conspiracy website here at home but sometimes its hard to get thru the noise at the conspiracy sites. but at least you get leads or subjects that you can google later on.
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6/18/2012 | 9:17:17 PM
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so i see you are fully bought into the whoel terrorist fear mongering they have americans focused on....

despite all the suspicious facts about thermite at 9/11 and the whole insurance scam led by silverstein only possible after privatizing the WTC after 30 years of being public domain, and the USA blaming Bin laden then invading a totally different country followed by pretending Bin Laden was not a big deal...

I guess you love the babyfood you are fed from cnn and fox news!
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6/18/2012 | 9:14:04 PM
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post articles like these on facebook so your friends and family can see them.

its funny how sad americans really are...

i did my own little experiment on my facebook when i posted a comment about kim kardasian when she started seeing kanye west... I had almost 15 comments....

Then i posted an article about barack obama appointing a former head of monsanto to run the FDA... Crickets!!!!!!
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5/5/2012 | 12:20:15 PM
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Because the article claims that American jobs are being outsourced through the program, without substantiation. It makes the assumption that only Americans speak English, and so an English language program must only affect America. English is the language of international business and the most widely used language in the world (according to Wikipedia), as well as the official language of the European union and the primary language of the U.K., Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, etc. Moreover, English language skills are not a limitation for companies hiring in the Philippines; they won't have to close now, they will just hire young people from Manila who already speak English. The point of the program was to help people from an area which is very vulnerable to the influence of international terrorist groups to get connected to employment as well. That makes our country safer, because they don't then fly planes into buildings. But you decided to write a hair-on-fire article implying that the project was targeting American jobs. Nice work.
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5/3/2012 | 3:42:53 PM
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Thanks for the comment Nuaka. BPO stands for Business Process OUTSOURCING. Not sure how that's a misrepresentation.
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5/3/2012 | 3:24:42 PM
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Well played, industry hack. You misrepresented a solid job skills training project in a region critical to domestic security as "outsourcing" and got it shut down. Next you should go to the farm press with an article describing agricultural development programs in Africa as taking jobs from Iowa farmers. I'm sure you'll sell the story, and probably can get the project scrapped as well, given the power of the farm lobby. Other than being English language, was there any tie between the program and the U.S.? You do realize that other countries also speak English? Perhaps if you would travel abroad someday you'll begin to notice that we don't have exclusive rights to the language.
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4/23/2012 | 10:31:17 AM
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Something has to be done in America to change this economy around. Is this helping any? The automobile industry was what put the US on the map, but since that failed here, what else can be done?
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4/21/2012 | 5:17:47 PM
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What is wrong with the people that We the People have sent to Washington DC and our State Capitols to represent us are all of them Idiots and do they have to train the people in other country's to do the jobs that should be done right here in America. When are the people going to wise up and see that our Government does not give a Damn about any of us and they are to busy sending our tax dollars to foreign country's to worry about people in the United States.
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4/18/2012 | 5:40:58 PM
re: Asian Call Center Workers Trained With U.S. Tax Dollars
Teaching Filipinos English so they can talk with American tourists- sure, that makes sense. Wouldn't be a bad idea to train Americans in other languages to encourage tourism here, too. But not going beyond that to call center and programming job training.

This probably flew under the radar at the upper levels but someone down below did it intentionally and needs to be held accountable.


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