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Blaming this USA plant's closing on Trump's tariffs is a lie.

Discussion in 'Business & Economics' started by Supposn, Aug 9, 2018.

  1. Supposn

    Supposn Well-Known Member

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    Element Electronics company is obviously lying.

    If the USA levies tariffs upon components, I would suppose and expect we would do so upon similar imported components and finished products from all foreign nations. USA producers are at disadvantages to cheaper foreign labor, but they're at lesser rather than greater disadvantages due to such USA levied tariffs.

    I don't doubt that the tariffs will to some extent reduce USA sales of the finished products. We all benefit from cheaper imports, but they don't fully compensate for USA's chronic annual trade deficits consequential reduction of our GDP and net numbers of jobs.

    I'm among the proponents of the improved unilateral trade policy concept as described in Wikipedia's “Import Certificates” article. It is superior to pure free trade, tariffs, or any other trade policy we're aware of.

    Google Wikipedia, Import Certificates .
    Refer to: https://www.newsday.com/business/ele...ffs-1.20345862

    and

    https://www.usatoday.com/story/news...-plant-close-layoffs-trump-tariffs/927203002/


    Respectfully, Supposn
     
  2. Texas_tea

    Texas_tea Well-Known Member

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    You didn't expect the fake news MSM to report the truth about what's really going on here, did you?
     
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    dogtowner Moderator Staff Member

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    I'm fine with using tariffs to convince our trading partners to revisit trade deals that have done nothing but hurt us.
     
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    Texas_tea Well-Known Member

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    So are most Americans.
     
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    dogtowner Moderator Staff Member

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    Most people are good with prosperity. And shit trade deals are a thorn in their sides. Obama really blew that.
     
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    Texas_tea Well-Known Member

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    The fake news MSM will keep running these BS stories.

    But, back in the real world Americans are glad he is finally leveling the playing field.
     
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    Hm....
     
  8. Texas_tea

    Texas_tea Well-Known Member

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    Anytime, anyone, who is looking to a HBO comedy show for hard news is guaranteed to be misled every time.
     
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    Walter Administrator Staff Member

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    I want to hear arguments, not whining :)
     
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    Texas_tea Well-Known Member

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    Then I would stay away from the Leftist late night comedy shows.

    They deal exclusively in propaganda and lies.

    John Oliver is an idiot.

    I can't imagine why anyone would listen to anything he had to say.

    Oliver was one of those idiots that thought there was no way in the world Trump could win.



    Well .... we see now what any opinion of John Oliver is worth.

    Someone should ask John Oliver who's laughing now.

     
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