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  •  Smoot Hawley worked so well (1+ / 0-)
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    JeffW

    Tariffs do not generate jobs.  Tariffs generate higher prices for consumers and tariffs generate NFL luxury box tickets for congressmen who campaign contributors now have monopolies.

    "states like VT and ID are not 'real america'" -icemilkcoffee

    by Utahrd on Sun Sep 01, 2013 at 04:27:38 PM PDT

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    •  This country was funded by tariffs (4+ / 0-)
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      1Nic Ven, Justus, joedemocrat, Dirtandiron

      for over a century.  Their presence caused us to make everything here from mining to milling to manufacturing.  We became a rich country and a game change in WW2 because we made everything and needed to import very little.

      Good jobs came from it, too.

      There already is class warfare in America. Unfortunately, the rich are winning.

      by Puddytat on Sun Sep 01, 2013 at 11:27:10 PM PDT

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