Top Republican: Scrap 'buy American' stimulus clause

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    AFP: Top Republican: Scrap 'buy American' stimulus clause
     
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    That's after Democrats already voted to "soften it" in 2009:
    Senate eases 'Buy American' clause in stimulus - CNN.com
     
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    Yes, Democrats caved to the pressure and threat of the GOP blocking the stimulus bill.
     
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    I sure hope this means our military can now purchase the less expensive AirBus transport aircraft instead of the "Made in America" Boeing version?
     
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    Both points are valid.

    Is it a good idea to have a 'buy American' clause - and the trade war that is likely to ignite - while we're tanking in a recession? No.

    Should we be encouraging the country to 'buy American'? You bet your fat ass we should.

    Sometimes, it's not about left vs right. It's about smart economics. Sadly, partisans prefer left vs right to smart economics. Such is life.
     
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    Yes now you can use U.S. taxpayer money to put Frenchmen to work.
     
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    Trade war? good ! War is the one fucking thing we are good at...this peace is kicking our ass.

    More trade war less war with bullets.
     
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    No it should always be about what is the smart thing to do for the majority of Americans.


    Your party jsut hates the smart thing and the smart people becuase they get in the way of your party deliving to the Wealthy people who support them what they want.
     
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    Excellent! I am tired of using coupons and doing price comparisons at home only to have my government buy the most expensive things out there.
     
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    It has been almost 4 years and now you plan on buying American....


    Idiots..............
     

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