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A solution to the Labour/Greens/NZ First/Mana manufacturing crisis

People often criticise me for criticising and not providing solutions. It doesn’t stop me thinking about solutions and every now and then one comes along that seems to fit the bill.

The Labour/Greens/NZ First/Mana coalition of the damned manufactured a manufacturing crisis. They held an inquiry and then produced a report and delivered that report the same day that news broke that there wasn’t a manufacturing crisis after all.

Still, one can never just wait for solutions to present themselves and so we must constantly strive to improve out lot. Then I read an article that presented the perfect opportunity to solve our manufacturing crisis, develop skills in an industry that is growing, that the products are in constant demand, where technology is developing new and innovative solutions and opens our manufacturing sector up to global demand.

It’s perfect.

“Why don’t firearm manufacturers in the Northeast simply pick up and move considering all the horrible gun laws passed up there recently?” Such is typical of the letters I have received from many NRA members, particularly in light of oppressive laws passed recently in Connecticut and New York. And it’s a good question.

Firearm companies are in business for a reason, and that is to generate profit for their owners or investors. Unlike our government, which endlessly borrows money when it spends more than it takes in, when a business spends more than it earns or has on hand (or what banks will lend in promise of future profits), it closes.   Read more »