Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentPolitics · 6 months ago

US puts 100'/. tariffs on second largest economy. When? 1986. Against Japan. Trump's are only 10 to 20'/. -- Did you know, libs freaked out?

back then, as well?

Look how cooperative Japan became compared to where they were headed.

The Japanese were literally blocking ships docked and unloaded -- filled with time-sensitive fashions, cars, electronics, computers, etc -- for months. In addition to tariffs.

That came to a screeching halt.

Why would we roll over this time?

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https://mises.org/library/ronald-reagan-protection...

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  • Anonymous
    6 months ago

    China has a much bigger trading partner with the US than Japan was at the time. I believe it's the second largest trading partner after either Canada or Mexico, with whom we share a border. Japan in the 1980s was mainly exporting saw Sumer electronic goods and cars to the United States. China constructs almost every type of consumer good sold in the United States. The impact of the terrorists is going to be much bigger. Moreover, China is a major importer of American foodstuffs, particularly soybeans which are an important crop in the midwest. We have lots of American Farms which are going under because of tariffs which China has placed on our Goods

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  • Anonymous
    6 months ago

    It didn't work back then either.

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  • Anonymous
    6 months ago

    It's not liberals who are freaking out it's free market conservatives and economists. Liberals care about his attacks on freedom. It's the business republicans and investor class who are losing their minds over his tariffs.

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  • 6 months ago

    Japan didn't have the options China does now. China has Trump by his short hairs.

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  • 6 months ago

    China is bigger than Japan

    Japans ONLY FRIEND in 1986 was America

    Right now the world HATES AMERICA due to Trump, the WORLD wants to see us fail, and WANTS to make the Chinese Yuan the new currency for buying oil.

    IN 1986, Reagan did not INSULT INSULT INSULT Democrats. We were UNITED. NOW WE ARE CURRENTLY IN A CIVIL WAR. WE ARE IN NO CONDITION TO FIGHT A POWERFUL OUTSIDER.

    BUY A MAP

    LOOK AT JAPAN

    LOOK AT CHINA

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