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

    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...
  2. L

    China's July exports growth still seen holding up despite U.S. tariffs

    Imagine that. https://www.nasdaq.com/article/chinas-july-exports-growth-still-seen-holding-up-despite-us-tariffs-20180806-00048
  3. A

    Tariffs Could Lead to Economic Depression

    Our economic situation is not so different from global warming. An unstable weather pattern could be dangerous and have unwanted consequences.
  4. L

    Poplar Bluff nail manufacturer gets hammered by new tariffs on steel

    And so it begins... https://www.semissourian.com/story/2532801.html MAGA! :roll:
  5. imaginethat

    Chinese Tariffs Are Already Hitting Trump Voters

    And everyone else. That magical 3 percent GDP growth might be overtaken by inflation.... More: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/15/opinion/sunday/trump-china-tariffs-trade-farmers.html
  6. tristanrobin

    In the G-7 Furor, Trump Unwittingly Admits He Lied About Tariffs

    As Trump went off the rails on his mission of alienating our closest allies, he tweeted: Note the last sentence. “Our Tariffs are in response to his of 270% on dairy!" That’s interesting, because Trump originally said that the tariffs were imposed because of national security concerns. So...
  7. imaginethat

    Trump torpedoes G7 effort to ease trade spat, threatens auto tariffs

    And this sorry excuse for a president, who alienates allies and cozies up to murderous dictators. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-g7-summit/trump-to-leave-g7-early-tensions-high-after-rant-over-trade-idUSKCN1J50H3
  8. RNG

    Koch brothers' political network will spend millions to oppose Trump's tariffs

    "– the group's biggest split with the president so far" Trouble in paradise? And lots more of the same on Google. https://www.cnbc.com/2018/06/04/koch-network-plans-to-spend-millions-to-fight-trumps-tariffs.html
  9. S

    President Trump's Tariffs

    President Trump's Tariffs: I did not vote for a Democrat or a Republican 2017 presidential candidate or for their electoral college supporters. I indicated my rejection by voting for less than electable 3d party candidate, to demonstrate my opposition to the declared policies of both major...
  10. imaginethat

    Trump Threatens China With Additional $100 B Of Tariffs; China Ready To Fight

    Ratchet, ratchet, ratchet..... I'll give DJ credit for attempting to right some longstanding wrongs with China. But the timing probably couldn't be worse: Trump's pitting the debt-ridden US on credit life support against the world's premier economic powerhouse. We'll see.... More...
  11. Camelot

    China Imposes New Tariffs On U.S. Meat & Fruit

    I think the “Make America Great Again” fever amongst farmers and others is about to break.
  12. S

    China plans tariffs on 3B worth of US goods after Trump order.

    China plans tariffs on 3B worth of US goods after Trump order. Refer to https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2018/03/22/China-plans-tariffs-on-3B-worth-of-US-goods-after-Trump-order/1951521725671/ Ichoro & Artillary77, I'm among the proponents of USA adopting the trade policy described...
  13. Camelot

    Trump Announces Steel And Aluminum Tariffs

    After giving corporations and the wealthy a huge tax break, Don the Con just gave the little people a huge consumer tax increase.
  14. U

    Trump tariffs will save some solar jobs and destroy "more"

    Tariffs Imposed on China and S. Korea President Trump and USTR Lighthizer Levy Tariffs on China (Solar Cells) and South Korea (Samsung Washing Machines)… President Trump and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer followed through on the trade commission study from last year showing...
  15. S

    compare Tariffs and Import Certificates

    Import Certificates Vs. Tariffs: I’m a proponent of USA could adopt an Import Tariff policy as described in the Wikipedia article entitled “Import Certificates”. Refer to: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Import_certificates The subject of tariffs often arises within discussions of Import...