It appears that Rebecca Lane has bought into socialistic agenda, "turn Americans against Americans," in this case "middle class against rich." (THB, Feb. 27)
First, a Republican-controlled Congress played a smaller role of business locating overseas, than labor demands, high taxes and restrictive laws. Second, people 50 years and older can remember Dietzen's, a family-owned Indiana bakery, having bakeries in Anderson, Richmond, Marion, Elwood, Lafayette and Kokomo.
I was employed in Elwood when Mr. Dietzen died. The company, being forced to sell assets to pay the imposed estate and inheritance tax, reducing its ability to stay in business, decided to close. This company employed more than 300. They, along with the employees, added to the economy in Madison and surrounding counties.
Third, her biblical quote. Are her concerns for the poor selfish? Didn't the locations of corporations overseas help the poorest of the poor?