Trump suggests trade is a National Security issue, Canada, Mexico, China are doomed

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    National Security Speech 12-18-07



    I blew the whistle on Canadian tactics against foreign businesses in Canada. I've stated on here and other places that the apparatus deems any activity against that business as "national security". It's a very loose definition, as to Canada, free markets take a back seat to centralized powers and covert police influences using the mantra to do as they please, covertly, without repercussions or people like me who blow the whistle.

    Now with Trump deeming this one of the pillars of National Security, countries will have to adapt if they want to do business with a more laissez-faire government in America. If the U.S decides to take an approach as Canada does against Canadian companies, it will be game over and essentially give Canadian businesses a taste of their own medicine as that of which U.S companies experience in Canada. I can only hope this will force Canada to support Rule of Law, Due Process and individual liberty.

    I warned the Canadian government about this potential retaliation as early as 2005. Since then, I've reached out to so many. I respected Obama coming to Canada and calling out human right abuses, which I think caught even Trudeau off guard, but his administration; except for a few instances, didn't consider the full impact of Canadian intervention in the economy. Ditto for China certainly. I don't know much about how Mexico operates, I assume they are less centralized, of course, they provide a different threat altogether at the border.

    Trump and his team get it. This is bad news for trade and economic abusers. It is going to end, one way or another. Trump is overachieving and he is keeping his promises.
     
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    Massive tariffs and subsidies. Hooray.
     
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    Think of it as "equalizers". China quietly decreased some tariffs a week after Trump left China, a sure sign they realize that tariffs against Chinese companies would hamper their economy significantly. I'm guessing Trump isn't done, not by a mile.

    You see, capitalist vs capitalist economic trading is far different than capitalist vs communist or socialist countries. You had better even out the exploitation or you're doomed. No way America can compete with $3-4 an hour wages, intentionally depressed foreign currency values and state interference in your businesses.
     
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