Make up your mind, America

Discussion in 'Economy' started by JBeukema, Nov 1, 2010.

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Well... what do you want, America?

  1. Free Trade! Capitalism!

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  2. Jobs, made in America

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    which is it?
     
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    No reason we can't have both. Well, no reason but Democrats making the US a place hostile to business.
     
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    People keep getting lost in the idea that freedom and prosperity are mutually exclusive.

    If is things like free trade that make for more efficiency for the consumer and better paying jobs for the worker.

    It is monopoly that causes high prices and high unemployment.
     
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    I would like to see a very strong "Made in the USA" campaign.

    If we as American consumers cut back 20% on our imports from China we would eliminate our trade deficit with those currency manipulators.

    Perhaps a stricter mandate that consumer products be labeled according to their origin would assist us in reducing our personal trade deficits.
     
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    Better to be 'hostile to business', as you call believing in human dignity, than

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    Perhaps you'd like for us all to return to 1844 England?
     
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    o rly?

     
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    Yes sir ree..

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    Which was this country designed for Unfettered capitalism or the people?
     
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    Fair Trade over Free Trade!
     
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