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    Damnit!!

    We have a freaking 5 yr old running this country.

    ďAs a result of Chinaís retaliation and failure to change its practices, the President has ordered USTR to begin the process of imposing tariffs of 10 percent on an additional $200 billion of Chinese imports. This is an appropriate response under the authority of Section 301 to obtain the elimination of Chinaís harmful industrial policies. USTR will proceed with a transparent and comprehensive public notice and comment process prior to the imposition of final tariffs, as we have for previous tariffs.
    https://ustr.gov/about-us/policy-off...representative

    This asinine tariffs idea never had any chance of working, isn't working and never will work. We hit them and everyone else hits us back. It's as predictable as the Sun rising in the East.

    But the incompetent, unfit, leadership failure that is running this country just doesn't get the most primitive basic stuff. So instead of stopping this stupidity, they increase by a factor of 4 and have the gall to blame it on the Chinese because they reciprocated!!

    So, if these go thru, China will retaliate in kind. More Americans will lost their jobs as companies that ship goods to China simply move production out of the US...more Chinese will lose their jobs as Chinese companies that ship to the US shift production out of China....and the next list of goods subject to tariffs will become more expensive in both countries.

    The sheer stupidity of this is mind boggling...or it should be. For this CF of an Administration, it is just another day of desperately trying to deflect attention away from the Mueller probe.

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    When was the last time you got laid!

    Gilligan doesn’t count
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    well, why dont you run for office and change things.

    well, I mean after your release.
    to demonstrate absurdity, sometimes one must be absurd

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    That 5 year old is doing a great job.

    So much better than the last guy who we couldn't really find his age because his Birth Certificate was phony.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bird Dog View Post
    When was the last time you got laid!

    Gilligan doesnít count
    The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bird Dog View Post
    When was the last time you got laid!
    A truthful answer from Tranny would be never.
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    Quote Originally Posted by transporter View Post
    [They] blame it on the Chinese because they reciprocated!!
    I'm not sure if you're aware (and by your ignorance on the subject it would seem a quick education to eliminate the ignorance is in order), but here are some truths for you:

    1. In 2009, for every $1 that the United States bought from China, China bought $0.28 cents from the US, down from the previous year.
    2. China has a 30% tariff on motorcycles from the US, as well as digital equipment. Raisins are 35%.
    3. China has a value-added tax on American fertilizers - and ONLY American fertilizers.
    4. China demanded that R&D products must be "indigenous" to China, otherwise a product has no Chinese intellectual-property protection.


    TranS, the US is blaming China because, well, my friend, China started with discriminatory practices against the United States. Their tariffs, money manipulation, intellectual-property manipulation, etc., are all counter to "free" trade; they're actively discriminatory to the US.

    So, "blaming China" is not because they reciprocated; China is ratcheting up when WE reciprocate to THEM.

    Again, we buy far more than we sell. If we stop buying, we increase American-made products (or, cheap products from other countries) and have little to lose in that. Some prices will probably rise, but so will some wages and workforce participation. By contrast, there is no consumer nation as large as the US, and losing us as a cash-cow will likely hurt them far more than us.

    Does that mean we ALL get hurt (US and China)? Probably. Like any fight, all sides lose something. But, we have far less to lose than they do.
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    I'm sure Trump will be charged with more crimes before Hillary.

    Please pin this for future reference

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    Quote Originally Posted by This_person View Post
    Does that mean we ALL get hurt (US and China)? Probably. Like any fight, all sides lose something. But, we have far less to lose than they do.
    It would certainly impact their military ambitions.
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    Quote Originally Posted by transporter View Post
    The sheer stupidity of this is mind boggling ... or it should be. For this CF of an Administration, it is just another day of desperately trying to deflect attention away from the Mueller probe.



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    Every post you make is against anyone or any group that doesn't conform to your propagandist viewpoints.
    You Were Saying ....
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    Weíre tempted to suggest a conspiracy here ó but itís just liberals agreeing yet again that conservatives have hidden, evil motives, because modern liberals simply canít conceive of any other reason to disagree with the liberal consensus.

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    Quote Originally Posted by transporter View Post
    We have a freaking 5 yr old running this country.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kwillia View Post
    That makes him a hoot and 3/4!

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