I cant believe I am actually having to explain this on a political forum.. Makes me really wonder about the average and such... AGAIN...
Europe is illegally occupied by the US
"He who does not think himself worth saving from poverty and ignorance by his own efforts, will hardly be thought worth the efforts of anybody else." -- Frederick Douglass, Self-Made Men (1872)
Are you coming to bed?
I can't. This is important.
Someone is WRONG on the internet! -XKCD
Yes, protectionism and trade wars did lead to a little thing called the Great Depression. Enacting protectionist policies will induce other countries to do the same....up here in Canada there has already been talk of limiting US' access to our power sources (which they depend on) if faced with trade restrictions that go against NAFTA and kill part of our economy.
It is not very unreasonable that the rich should contribute to the public expense, not only in proportion to their revenue, but something more than in that proportion.
"Wealth of Nations," Book V, Chapter II, Part II, Article I, pg.911