PoBoy
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PoBoy asked in Politics & GovernmentPolitics · 8 months ago

It took 30 years to build overseas agriculture markets. Trump destroyed it in a few months. Willing to vote him out?

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  • 8 months ago
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    The long-term domino-effect damages for America's farmers and our agricultural markets are not yet fully known, PoBoy, but suffice it to say that many of our nation's farmers are facing bankruptcy and loss of their farms because of the Trump administration's peacock-strut (all for show) trade tariffs on our allies and on China with no diplomatic foundation laid to soften the blows. The American people end up paying these Trump-imposed tariffs, since imports (with new higher costs added) are bought by American companies who pass those higher costs on to the consumers.

    When lifts-wearing phony-man Trump abruptly pulled the United States out of the 179-nation PARIS ACCORD without even reading the agreement, he stripped the U.S. of our WORLD LEADER status, lumping our nation in with the only two other nations not part of the markets-opening, jobs-creating PARIS ACCORD that Barack Obama and his top-notch team worked from their first year in power to forge. First Secretary Clinton, then her successor John Kerry worked tirelessly to open at least seven new Asian markets to buying U.S.-grown and U.S.-made products, negotiated in part to curb Chinese aggression on trade. Guess what? Pulling us out of the global PARIS ACCORD closed those seven new Asian markets to the U.S.---and CHINA took our place as the new "World Leader" nation! If anyone had bothered to ask the 4" lifts wearing old man Trump what is in the PARIS ACCORD, he would not know even one line of it.

    RockIt claims "progressives" in the 1920s and 1930s, but it was the always-fail economy-destroying policies of the Republicans who controlled House, Senate, and the White House when the 1929 GREAT DEPRESSION took hold for almost a decade. Same goes for the Great Recession that had GOP totalitarian control between 2001 and 2008. As the "Where have all the flowers gone?" song goes: "When will they ever learn?"

    The duplicitous Republicans in Congress have to share some of the blame for our farmers' dire straits because they are, for the most part, turning a deliberately blind eye to the ongoing damages and criminality of the Trump White House---the latest allowing AG Barr's relatives (Justice Department employees) be transferred to key COVER-UP of crimes and incompetence positions, to include a U.S. Attorney for Virginia son-in-law TYLER MCGAUGHEY transfer in February 2019 (as soon as dad-in-law Barr was sworn in to head the Justice Department and oversee the ongoing investigations into Trump et al.) to the White House Counsels Office! How much of a CONFLICT OF INTEREST is this? Barr's daughter MARY DALY transferred from her Justice Department job as point person for the Opioid Crisis over to the TREASURY (working under subpoena-defying Steve Mnuchin) to now work with the FINANCIAL CRIMES ENFORCEMENT NETWORK (FinCEN)...just in time for the unfolding revelations of FINANCIAL CRIMES for the Trump Foundation, the Trump Organization, the Kushner Company, committed by Jared and Ivanka, Trump's two adult sons, and Trump himself. ETHICS ALERT!

    "Everything Trump Touches Dies" (2019) by Republican strategist Rick Wilson; "The Making of Donald Trump" by Pulitzer Prize winning David Cay Johnston; "The Plot to Destroy Democracy" by career CIA counterespionage axpert Malcolm Nance (2018).

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    • As a military veteran from the Vietnam era, I watch the assaults on our Constitution and on our democratic institutions and processes with a very heavy heart. We, the people, have to stay very alert and remain both active and involved in the political processes. Vote! Run for office! Protest.

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  • Linda
    Lv 6
    8 months ago

    You are TOTALLY missing the POINT! China has been dominating agriculture markets for eons and spreading poison to all countries. President Trump is playing his trump card and China will soon stop being such a bully.

    • random_man
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      8 months agoReport

      Being a bully by buying our farm products?

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  • 8 months ago

    You must not know much about our trade deficit with China. ($222,000,000,000)

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    • sam
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      8 months agoReport

      https://blogs.imf.org/2019/04/03/economic-forces-not-tariffs-drive-changes-in-trade-balances/

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  • 8 months ago

    And next time you and your car bounce roughly over a pothole, remember that the money that might have been used to fix the pothole is now being used to bail out the soya bean farmers who can't sell their beans because of the tariffs. Funny thing, the farmers in middle America are the ones who voted for Trump.

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  • 8 months ago

    those markets will reappear after this episode with China is over

  • 8 months ago

    Many of our Democrat/Liberal/Socialist friends believe that China only has the best interests of the US in mind and that President Trump is only undermining the best interests of the US with his attempt to lower the $400+ billion trade deficit with the Chinese and stop the theft of technology from American Corporations.

    The Chinese Government thanks them for their support in trying to maintain their $400+ billion trade imbalance with the US and is willing to reward those Democrat/Liberal/Socialists in the US who are willing to help them hack into the computers of companies where they are employed.

    Just remember: Trump bad, China good.

  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    That’s true. The only thing left for him to try is to convince Americans that soybeans are a good source of proteins. Rebrand.

    Serve up some veggie burgers.

    Source(s): Liberal opinion.
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  • sam
    Lv 6
    8 months ago

    supporters are blind

  • david
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    I did not vote for him and never will. He is a liar and a crook.

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  • RockIt
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    Keep dreaming.

    The progressives via the federal government destroyed agriculture markets in the 1920s-30s when they took over agriculture disabling farmers from setting their own prices and stopping farmers freely doing business with whom they wanted.

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    • random_man
      Lv 7
      8 months agoReport

      Farmers can do business with whoever they want. Farmers of specialized or unique products can set their own prices. Farmers who produce commodities take the market price.

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  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    No! You know nothing of how much we were taken asddvantage of! As with nafta renegotiated now we are equal ...!

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