Our Opinion: General Atomics expands with more technology jobs

Jan 28, 2014 Full story: Newms360.com

General Atomics, a prized industrial investor in south Lee County, announced Monday morning with the fanfare of a gubernatorial visit that it will add 80 jobs and a $12 million investment at its campus in the Tupelo-Lee Industrial Park South.

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Fatcats

Tupelo, MS

#1 Jan 28, 2014
They make money from government contracts. That makes them another group of people living off of taxes.

MS need new business that does not need government to survive.
Phil O'Sophic

Tupelo, MS

#2 Jan 29, 2014
Fatcats wrote:
They make money from government contracts. That makes them another group of people living off of taxes.

MS need new business that does not need government to survive.
But they WONT be government employees. If it weren't for government contract jobs, how would we get ships, airplanes and weaponry? Your argument is senseless, with all due respect.
Fair

Tupelo, MS

#3 Jan 30, 2014
[QUOTE who="Phil O'Sophic"]<quoted text>
But they WONT be government employees. If it weren't for government contract jobs, how would we get ships, airplanes and weaponry? Your argument is senseless, with all due respect.[/QUOTE]

You hire protection. The federal government does not need weapons. The state is all the protection you can afford or need. Read the Constitution. States control the National government not the other way around. Mississippi is on welfare because it is not responsible.

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