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Mar 6, 2011 8:00am PST
start to pick things up? >> this is made in china. >> made in honduras. made in thailand. >> the table is made in thailand. >> reporter: and the chairs? >> mexico. >> reporter: and a fork from? >> same pattern. >> reporter: this one's from korea. the plate from japan. is there anything on the table made in america? >> it doesn't appear that way. >> reporter: what about the texas hat here? >> let's see. bangladesh. >> reporter: and little ellis. the prized american girl dolls. what does it say? made in -- >> china. >> reporter: 9 of 10 products in the '60s that americans brought were made in america. today, more than half of what we buy is foreign made. we wondered, could the usrys make it without any foreign products at all? we're going to ask you, will you leave us with your house in my hands? and they did. >> bye, david. >> reporter: you're really going to leave me with your house? >> it's all yours. >> reporter: back in the house. it was every room of the house. night stands from indonesia. the lamp, china. this is where it's all going. anything foreign made right in here. the
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Nov 14, 2010 8:00am PST
from china and germany. are america's woes putting its global leadership in question? >> a whole host of other countries are doing very well. naturally they are going to be more assertive. >>> former secretary of state madeleine albright and republican senator lindsey graham debate america's role in the world. >>> then american austerity. >> the path we're on today is not sustainable. we are headed for disaster. >> two members of the president's deficit commission, democratic senator kent conrad and honeywell international chairman and ceo david cote share some sobering views on tough economic choices the united states faces. >>> and the coming showdown over tax cuts. >> making these permanent will be the most important thing we could do to help create jobs in the country. >> that and all the week's politics on our roundtable with george will, "the new york times" column i paul krugman. ruth marcus of "the washington post" and robert kagan of the brookings institution and "the sunday funnies." >>> china is expected to overtake the u.s. as the world's biggest economy in the next t
ABC
Dec 25, 2011 8:00am PST
translated in other forms of power, china, india, korea, japan. this is where history in the 21st century is largely going to be written. how asia plays out will determine more than anything the character of the coming decade. the middle east still has the potential to wreck things, whether through terrorism, instability, oil, or nuclear proliferation. the middle east is still the fly in the ointment. can't ignore it, can't move away from it, but we can avoid future iraqs. american forces have come home. can avoid future afghanistans. that large-scale american land force investment in the middle east, bob gates is right, those days are over. >> what about the other major headwind in the united states, this global economic crisis? you sau see it playing out in europe right now? >> one of the reasons i think the united states is engaging in what's called strategic rebalance toward asia is the barometer of power increasingly is defined by economics and less and less by military might. we can't actually achieve our goals in iraq and afghanistan, military, it takes a lot of political muscle. the
ABC
Dec 12, 2010 10:00am EST
borrow from china and other countries. he refused to do that. this is a temporary tax cut and this was part of a compromise that includes tremendous help for families with children, for people who want to send their kids to college, the earned income tax credit, the payroll tax cut. this is going to mean thousands of dollars in the pockets of the average american. >> you say it's not going to be a permanent tax cut but look into your crystal ball because certainly there are economists who believe this is the first step to making it permanent. it's a two-year deal. that's going to be right in the middle of when you are going to go back and try to get this president re-elected. are you going to head this fight again? >> well, you say there are economists who say that. this is fundamentally a political issue, and in 2012 we're going to have a big debate about this issue. we do not believe that we can extend these tax cuts for the wealthy permanently and we're going to fight very hard and we're going to let the american people who agree with us on this issue have a say. but at the same tim
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Nov 28, 2010 9:00am EST
, china and they all understand that and they all voted for it. last year at the security council so all i'm trying to do is remind them that they've already voted for it. let's go ahead and do it and we've already voted for the s.t.a.r.t. treaty and it carried. now all we've got to do is ratify it with a supermajority of the senate. get that ratified and get on the road towards nuclear disarmament and world peace because we have too many other problems that we need to deal with. let's get rid of polio and measles and malaria instead of bombing each other and we can eliminate poverty. i'm on the u.n. committee to eliminate poverty. well, in the next five years it's a big job but we're going to work on it. we're going to try. >> it's exhausting saving the world. >> saving the world is a hard job. >> what would you say to people who don't have so much money? should they be doing it too. >> or don't have any money. one thing they can do is pick up trash. that's what i do. we're in new york now. and yesterday i walk around the block and i pick up trash. >> i don't believe you. >> i swear
ABC
Nov 21, 2010 8:00am PST
in the region, in particular the six-party talk countries, russia, china, the united states, japan and south korea, we have to continue to do that. he is predictable in his unpredictability, if you will, because not too long ago he killed 46 south korean sailors. he has over time continued to destabilize this region, and, in fact, i also believe that this has to do with a secession plan for his son. >> if sanctions aren't working what will? >> well, the assumption certainly is that they continue to head in the direction of additional nuclear weapons. and they're also -- they also are known to proliferate this technology, so they are a very dangerous country, and he has been someone who has not responded thus far to previous actions. he actually blows hot and cold. he moves in a direction for awhile, and then he reverts, and i certainly would see him in his reversion mode at this particular point. >> why didn't u.s. intelligence discover this? >> well, i won't go into any specific -- >> isn't that alarming? >> i won't go into specific intelligence kinds of things today, christiane,
ABC
Sep 5, 2010 10:00am EDT
were trying to keep on board, the russians, the french, china. even the sort of left wing chatterati would have much preferred sanctions and containment to invasion. >> absolutely. if you analyze it, they got watered down. my point to you is simple. if you hadn't taken out saddam, there still would have been consequences. what they are, we don't know. i could say, it would have been a threat. competing with iran. someone else might say, well, he would have been contained. we don't know. but my view was, in the circumstances after 9/11, you had to send such a strong signal out. on this issue. and incidentally, don't ignore what happened. libya gave up the wmd program. iran went back into talks. at the time, after 2003. north korea rejoined the six-party talks. there was a lot that happened. i personally felt, and i still feel, the single biggest threat we face is the prospect of the terrorist groups acquiring a nuclear chemical biological capability. >> although many would say that is the worst case scenario and there is speculation because there's no evidence to support it. >> here's
ABC
Oct 24, 2010 8:00am PDT
china. this is not a big business friendly group. >> let me say what works, by the way. give them credit because we've just spent a lot of time talking about what voters care nothing about and think is nonsense, instead of talking about under the fact we lost 3.3 million jobs, 3.3 americmillion americae lost their jobs. unemployment jumped two full points up to 9.6% and trillion dollar stimulus package that the president says there's no such thing as a shovel ready project. thank you for coming to that inclusion after you've increased the debt. >> there's so much out there about the stimulus, about what people think, you know the center for public integrity has had a whole raft of foiled documents from various republican lawmakers who actually wanted the stimulus money and said it would create jobs and when you look at what people say, they're saying by about 6 to 10 according to "the washington post" they want the government to help make jobs, create jobs and make the economy better but the question is, for you, what i asked tim kaine, the president has said, you know, we were fo
ABC
Aug 21, 2011 8:00am PDT
and former u.s. ambassador to china, jon huntsman, thank you for joining us. >> thank you, jake, glad to be here. >> last week, tim pawlenty drop out of the race. this is what he said, quote, what i brought forward what i thought was a rationale -- >> -- established credible strong record of results, based on experience governing a two-term governors of blue state, i think the audience, so to speak, was looking for something different. >> isn't governor pawlenty describing the same problem you're having on the campaign trail right now? >> right now the country is crying out for a sensible middle ground. this is the center right country. i am a center right candidate. right now we've got people on the fringes. president obama is too far to the left. we have people on the republican side too far to the right. we have zero substance. we have no good ideas that are being circulated or talking about that allow the country to get back on its feet economically so we begin creating jobs. >> you said president obama is out of ideas on the economy. what are your ideas? >> the most important thi
ABC
Aug 15, 2010 8:00am PDT
." >> unemployment among teenagers is at an all-time high is not just here, back in china, it's so bad. kids as old as 7 are having to move back in with their parents. >>> from all across our world to the heart of our nation's capital. abc "this week" with christiane amanpour, starts now. >> good morning. this was supposed to be the summer of recovery. but the effects of the so-called "great recession" continue to cloud this nation, and much of the world. the number of u.s. workers seeking unemployment benefits rose unexpectedly to 484,000. it's the worst in almost six months. and in the housing sector, banks foreclosed on more than $90,000 properties in july, the second highest total since the crisis began and these pictures speak to the desperation this week in atlanta. 30,000 people waited for hours in sweltering heat to apply for 655 available spots for government subsidized housing. and i'm joined now by four top voices on the economy. from berkeley, california, member of the president's economic recovery advisory board, laura tyson. from chattanooga, tennessee, republican sen
ABC
Oct 2, 2011 8:00am PDT
washington. this week, earlier, the ceo of coca-cola said it's easier doing business in china than the united states. saying quote -- when a country is in trouble, you can't have a por raised political process. so, warning shots on wall street, but will they have an effect. let's bring our roundtable. george, this is getting serious. when money talks, it gets serious. let's say the material effects -- >> of course, it's easier doing business in china. you go to the dictator and he dictates. the same businessmen say only if we started coming to grip with our problems, we started to do that with our debt ceiling uprising, and they say, oh, you're being dysfunctional, that's what's coming to grips with things. >> mark, is it difficult now for the politicians to get a grip with this situation, which is not just politics as usual but businesses are being derailed. >> right now, ceos are feeling besieged. they can only get jobs from businesses and government. >> let's us bring in one of our business leaders, howard schutz, who's the ceo of starbucks. thank you for joining us. you basically s
ABC
Jan 2, 2011 8:00am PST
is now the u.s. ambassador to china, john huntsman, a story in "newsweek" suggests that even though he is a member of the obama administration, he may consider running for president. how seriously do you take this? >> a think a lot are taking it seriously but then see he is a member of the obama administration. there are a lot of republicans who say, remember, that's not going to sit too well with the republican electorate, and his views on a lot of issues, hot button issues like gay issues and cap and trade are not going to sit well. he performs very well, as george points out, in those -- i could see him doing well in those counties, but in a republican primary it's a totally different story. >> there were those at the time he was made ambassador to china who said this was a farsighted obama administration getting a potential rival out of the way. >> david plouffe, the obama campaign manager, said he was the only one that gave him the -- >> made him queasy. >> well, i think they should take their seasickness pills and i don't think he'll be the nominee. >> we only have one minute
ABC
Sep 12, 2010 10:30am EDT
consumer to pull it out of recession. not anymore. now the world is looking to china and emerging economies. at his news conference on friday, the president admitted that progress here was painfully slow. joining me this morning, the president's top economic adviser, austan goolsbee. thank you for joining us. >> thank you for having me. >> thank you very much. i want to ask you what's just happened. the how minority leader, john boehner said he would consider extending the middle class tax cuts. if the only option i have is to vote for some of those tax reductions, i'll vote for it, he said, on "face the nation" this morning. what is your reaction? >> i haven't seen the comments. i noticed the qualifier if my only choice is. if he -- if he's truly saying that we can, as the president called for, get a broad consensus to extend the middle class tax cuts, we should do it. we shouldn't hold that hostage for the argument about the tax cuts just for the very, very highest income people. if he's for that, i would happy. in the past, we have seen some of these circumstances in which what
ABC
Nov 13, 2011 10:00am EST
in order to attain a robust international coalition, which includes countries like china and russia, we have to take milder unilateral action because those countries are not going to be onboard with harsh actions. >> and i think people are mixing apples and oranges here, looking at arab spring, saying let's help insurgents or the rebels in iran. there are none. it's a population that's disaffected. is it possible, to have regime change right now there? it doesn't seem to me. >> i think -- >> for the u.s. to affect regime change? >> i think almost unanimously the feedback we hear from political agitators of human rights activists in iran, is u.s. military action, or israeli military action would be detrimental to their cause. i think the way we should help the opposition in iran, is by inhibiting the iranian regime's ability to control communications. they have a thriving tech industry. they should be helping the breakdown and communication and information barriers. >> david, the kind of dirty, little secret, is one way would be to negotiate some kind of arrangement. but that's polit
ABC
Oct 23, 2011 10:00am EDT
, unlike other countries, china, germany, it really needs to really work harder to do this, how can america not be in this to win, has this country gone soft? >> emerging countries, you know, have people that are interpent rshrenterpren eurs works very hard. we're a developed country. we have gone comfortable. what we need, the young people, coming into the work force, starting their own businesses, people that are determine to do this, because they have the energy and the skill. >> wait, look, look. the other countries that we deal with, they have a plan and a strategy. they have a plan for manufacturing. they have a plan to build things. we don't have that strategy in the united states. the reason we don't, that place up there, gets flooded with lobbyists from multinational corporations whose interests are beginning to diverge more and more from the interest of this country. when we can realign those interests, we all start to win. we'll talk on the competition and ultimately we win. >> very quickly, germany, for instance, has been able to keep up employment up with unions. perhap
ABC
Jul 17, 2011 10:00am EDT
why china showed up and broke the statue of liberty's knee caps. >> obama agreed to almost 4 trillion in cuts. but house majority leader eric cantor explained, the republican's only confession will be, quote, the fact that we're even discussing voting for a debt ceiling increase. okay. they agree to negotiate. and in return, the president gives them everything they want. it's like the old saying, you scratch my back, i get my back scratched. >> someone has to tell rupert murdoch, when he's making gesture, he's not actually shooting evil rays from his hands. >> up next, america's woman's soccer superstars on the world stage. we're live from frankfurt with a preview of today's historic match. global services from del, jim can address his company's i.t. needs through custom built applications, cloud solutions and ongoing support in over 100 countries. so his company sees results. and jim sees his family. dell. the power to do more. [ male announcer ] how could a luminous protein in jellyfish, impact life expectancy in the u.s., real estate in hong kong, and the optics industry in germany
ABC
Sep 19, 2010 8:00am PDT
united nations, the united states, the european union, japan, south korea, russia, china, everybody's put sanctions on iran. are you surprised that they were so uniform? >> translator: it is meaningless to us. >> well, it's interesting for to you to say this. former president of iran rafsanjani has given a speech in which he urged you not to take the sanctions as a joke, to take them seriously, and he says that they're the most tough sanctions that iran has ever experienced. do you consider them a joke, or do you take them seriously? >> translator: in iran people are free to make statements to say what they think. there are no restrictions on what people say. >> no, but the question is, do you take the sanctions seriously, or do you consider them a joke, ineffective, not serious? >> translator: we do take sanctions seriously, but taking it seriously is different from believing that they are effective. these are two different issues. we consider this as -- and have recorded it as a serious violation of international law. it was illegal. it was wrong. it wronged the people of iran by insult
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May 1, 2011 9:00am EDT
to china and india, we'll be busy with this issue for some time. >> gentlemen, thank you very much indeed. stay with us, we're live in the vatican as thousands celebrating as pope john pahl ii takes one closer to sainthood. wealth managers --f the nat makes all the difference. our goals-based investment strategies are tailored to your needs and overseen by experts who seek to maximize opportunities while minimizing risk. after all, you don't climb a mountain just to sit at the top. you lookround for other mountains to climb. ♪ expertise matters. find it at northern trust. and all we need to do is change the way we're thinking about them. a couple decades ago, we didn't even realize just how much natural gas was trapped in rocks thousands of feet below us. technology has made it possible to safely unlock this cleanly burning natural gas. this deposits can provide us with fuel for a hundred years, providing energy security and economic growth all across this country. it just takes somebody having the idea, and that's where the discovery comes from. ♪ i've seen the sunrise paint t
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Apr 24, 2011 10:00am EDT
truth teller and some economic systems work better than others. india and china have alleviated far more poverty since they abandoned communism and socialism and adopted capitalism than they ever did or would have under socialism or communism. >> i don't know anybody here who is against capitalism. >> no, but you have diminishing returns. >> jesus always challenged the rich. this is the jesus that told the rich man to give to the poor. there's no record anywhere in the gospels where jesus did not always challenge the rich. and i don't understand how people can come in his name and keep giving a pass to the wealthy. which jesus are they -- >> i'm not arguing for giving a pass to the wealthy. what i'm saying is that if you -- when you have confiscatory tax rates, and taxing people over 50% that's close to confiscatory. they do not create wealth. they do not create wealth. i'm talking about state, federal state and local taxes. >> how do you then say to your parishioners, what are their obligations? what as people of faith when you preach to them, what do you tell them is their obligat
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Jul 31, 2011 8:00am PDT
money to china. the chinese are dropping hints they might want it back. they have. last night, i got chinese food and the fortune cookie said i don't have your money. get my money. >> president obama said compromise has become a dirty word. and then he told republicans to go compromise themselves. >> the debt ceiling debate drags on and on and both parties have been acting like children. the republicans saying give me give me, give me. democrats s ying, take it, take it, take it, just don't hit me. >> and we'll be right back. it, just don't hit me. >> and we'll be right back. t. rowe price. invest with confidence. request a prospectus or summary prospectus with investment information, risks, fees and expenses to read and consider carefully before investing. >>> and now, "in memoriam" -- ♪ ♪ this is for all the lonely people ♪ ♪ i' been through the desert on a horse with no name ♪ ♪ it felt good to be out of the rain ♪ ♪s in desert you can remember your name ♪ >> good evening from abc news headquarters in washington. i'm howard k. smith. >> i'm harry reisner in n
ABC
Mar 6, 2011 9:00am EST
: what would happen when he start to pick chungs up. >> this is made in china. >> made the honduras. made in thailand. >> the table is made in thailand. >> reporter: and the chairs? >> mexico. >> reporter: and a fork from? >> same pattern. >> reporter: the plate from japan. >> is there anything on the table made in america? >> it doesn't appear that way. >> reporter: what about the texas hat here? >> let's see. bangladesh. >> reporter: and little ellis. the prized american girl dolls. what does it say? made in -- >> whine that. >> reporter: 9 of 10 products in the '6 ons that americans brought were made in america. we won'tered, could the usrys make it without any foreign products at palm we're going ask you, will you leave us with your house in my hands? it was every room of the house. night stands from indonesia. the lamp, china. this is where it's all going. anything foreign made right in on here. the stove, ripped out. the refrigerator, gone. the piano. that is a heavy piano. and every inch of the trailer filled. with the sun setting, the usrys were about to return to this. and this.
ABC
Sep 25, 2011 10:00am EDT
asian markets opened up with a slump. >> even in china a bright spot in the global economy, business activity is down sharply. >> and a lot of economic pain out there especially across europe this morning. >> and europe's growing debt crisis threatens to undermine its banks. as greece teeters on the edge of default. the imf has warned that the global economy has ended a dangerous phase, calling for exceptional vigilance, coordination and readiness to take bold action. >> joining me now four people with bold ideas about the global economic crisis, austan goolsbee, now professor of economics at the university of chicago, mohamed el-erian and abc's george will, this is a big week of problems for the economy, george, what do you think the white house is trying to get europe to stop this debacle, and this contagion, what should be happening in greece? >> understanding that greece is going to default. greece has not yet fired a single civil servant. greece has a national railroad. greece transportation ministry said it would be cheaper to put all of their passengers in taxi cabs.
ABC
Apr 10, 2011 8:00am PDT
they can continue to borrow money from china and fund the largest abortion provider in america. >> reporter: democrats say things like this. >> shut down the budget over women's access to health care. if that sounds ridiculous, it's because it is ridiculous. >> reporter: in the end, the deal did not cut planned parenthood's funding but it forced a vote to come up on the issue later. so the government shutdown, good that it didn't happen. good that our troops will be paid and that our parks will stay open and that tourists in washington can enjoy museums, along with the ducks. but, believe this, the orchestra is only warming up, and the next round won't feel like a dance at all. for "this week," i'm john donvan in washington. >>> and we're joined now by republican congressman mike pence. he's from indiana. he's a tea party favorite and who we saw earlier vowing to shut down the government if democrats wouldn't agree to steep budget cuts. and also we're joined by congressman chris van hollen of maryland, the top democrat on the house budget committee. he's dealing with some angry
ABC
Sep 5, 2010 10:30am EDT
up right all the pieces and all the power. there is no one behind us. not a china, not a russia. not an eu. lit make for a more danger yous rouse and destable world. >> if america pulls back, do you thing it will? >> i don't know how. one thing for sure. we have to decide what is desirable and what is vital. afghanistan is desirable. maybe not vital. >> what does that say to the american people? >> exceptionallism and optimism have never been tied to remaking the world. the second in command the afghanistan was asked this week why the december re-evaluation comes up, will you be able to mark significant progress. he said progress. but flinched from the word significa significant. secretary gates said we won't be fighting here in 15 years. not 15 months. that's not good enough. >> thank you all so much. the "roundtablrb"roundtable" co the green room. >>> up now, how the controversy over the pro posed mosque is playing 10,000 miles away. >>> coming up here, "in memoriam" and "the sunday funnies." >>> now, "in memoriam". >> he must go faster. some way, some how, he must get the block ba
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Jun 19, 2011 10:00am EDT
china. huntsman speaks not one but two chinese dialects who came back as ambassador. of course in a republican primary, everyone says how terrible he worked for obama. people say he didn't work for obama, he worked for the united states of america. >> leading to that the whole idea of foreign policy, you saw what happened on the stage in new hampshire. the republicans who the world sort of knows as traditional defense, national security hogs, practically all of the candidates, talking about pulling back from all of their overseas commitments. george, this is a big change for the party. whether you're' war lover or not. >> the united states is engaged in hostilities in iraq, afghanistan, tribal region of afghanistan, libya. that's five wars. how many do these people want? with regard to libya, did libya attack us? no. were we obliged to get involved in a civil war? were americans endangered? no. find me a reason for this. >> to say that people are isolationists, akin to those who didn't want to resist hitler and the empire in japan, because they don't want to prolong the folly of the
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Feb 13, 2011 8:00am PST
. including china, including russia, including cuba. we should be pushing steadily. saying america stands for freedom. >> you talked about the muslim brotherhood. and clearly, many people are worried about the future. they have made statements they're not interested in the presidential position right now. you said, under no circumstances should the united states be willing to assist a government that is up for lifting the ban over the muslim brotherhood. >> i think we should try every way we can to ensure the two things the muslim brotherhood will want is the interior ministry and education. >> they haven't said that. >> no. but i'm just saying. if you watch them with hamas. if you watch them in the region. if they can get control of the schools. they're very patient. they have a 20 or 30-year strategy. this is not an overnight group. >> let me ask you, the logical denoument is they may elect people that you don't like. then you're not able to control democracy. how do you thread that needle? >> it's a huge challenge. it's not a question of liking or disliking. >> how do you try to
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