Who Cares What the Rest of the World Thinks

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    “Who cares what the rest of the world thinks?”

    You should. Consider the following:

    Half of the fuel in your car comes from abroad. The chair you are sitting on is probably imported. Almost all of the parts in your computer are imported as well as the clothes on your back and the shoes on your feet. Seven of the ten largest corporations in the world are based outside the US. Foreigners hold over 40 percent of the national debt. 40 million people living in the US are foreign born.
     
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    Q: Who cares what the rest of the world thinks:

    A: When there's a negative story in the news, Republicans. When there's a positive story in the news, Democrats.
     
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    Not me. We can make everything you just cited ourselves.
     
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    And it would only cost about 10 times what we pay now. So, no worries, right?
     
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    Hey...Japan used to make cheap stuff back in the 60s...now it's China.

    Wonder who will be next.......the USA?
     
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    Only at a higher cost. Walmart and the like will still buy from China because it's cheaper. Americans don't don't buy American made, they shop for the best price.
     
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    No chance.
     
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    I don't care what they think... only actions.. and if those actions threaten or harm our country, then wipe those fuckers off the map...

    If they are jealous, or think we stink, or think we're arrogant, or think we're nice for helping, or think whatever else is of no concern to me and should not be a concern of any other US citizen (especially politicians)
     
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    That attitude would fly 50 years ago but not today. Like it or not, we are very dependent on the rest of world.
     
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    India and Indonesia...
     

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