Buy British or fucking move.
"Bod" <***@yahoo.co.uk> wrote in message news:***@mid.individual.net...
: On 09/07/2018 17:30, trader_4 wrote:
: > On Monday, July 9, 2018 at 12:12:46 PM UTC-4, Bod wrote:
: >> On 09/07/2018 16:53, Ed Pawlowski wrote:
: >>> On 7/9/2018 10:46 AM, Bod wrote:
: >>>> U.S. Exporters Will Be a Surprise Loser From Tariff Fight
: >>> I can't read that without a subscription. This will give you some idea
: >>> of how well tariffs will work
: >> So basically it hurts all parties in the end. A totally fruitless and
: >> unnecessary policy.
: >> If there ever was an example of sheer stupidity, this is it.
: >> --
: >> Bod
: > No, it doesn't hurt all parties. For example, the producers of raw
: > and aluminum are big winners. They just got their pockets stuffed with
: > money as the prices have risen sharply. And some workers that will get
: > hired at possibly better wages than they might be available locally will
: > be winners. The same with all the other tariffs. Winners and losers.
: > The problem is that clearly with steel and aluminum, the losers far out
: > number the winners as there are far more companies that consume steel
: > than there are those that produce it. So, it screws them, makes their
: > products more expensive for US consumers and foreigners too, leading to
: > less exports. That increases the trade deficit. The same is true of
: > most of those tariffs. But it's where the jingoist rhetoric, saying
: > those nasty foreigners are screwing us, gets you when used to manipulate
: > simple minded people.
: By all parties, I meant all countries involved, in one form or another.