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    Re: Should we stop purchasing of China's commodities?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheGreatSandeno View Post
    You can't force Americans to pay more for their goods just because you think they should.
    Americans will have more jobs, therefore they will have more money to buy cakes, like it was twenty years ago.
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    Re: Should we stop purchasing of China's commodities?

    Quote Originally Posted by Alfons View Post
    Probably more as 90 % of 'ideas, intellectual property' have been already stolen by China and its countrymens in western companies.
    Yes but the Chinese do not have the same level of talent in applying them as the United States does. There is a reason that most innovative companies are American and not Chinese. The only truly innovative Chinese company that I can think of is Lenovo...and even in that case, they bought all their cool technology from IBM rather than innovating themselves.
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    Re: Should we stop purchasing of China's commodities?

    Quote Originally Posted by Alfons View Post
    Globalizm is invention of liberals, socialists and all politically correct do-goodies without brains.
    If you support capitalism, then you should support the right of people to buy the best product for the lowest price without interference from the government.
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    Re: Should we stop purchasing of China's commodities?

    We can stop buying from China when we are ready to produce the goods like we used to.


    We went from the envy of the world because we made everything and did it better than everyone else and made quality merchandise that lasted and you could have thing repaired cheaper than just buying a new one of what ever.


    Then price became the big thing and we moved into a throw away economy, where prices of goods made here were too high and Japan moved in then they were displaced by Chinese goods after Nixon opened the flood gates.


    Unions didn't help and but did force prices up and we were off to the races and here we are today, where the Chinese don't invent anything but can copy everything and do it cheap because of near slave labor.


    It's going to be hard to recover our place in the world but we can do it but not as long as we have this tax and spend what we don't have on thing we don't need to satisfy an unreasonable need for more junk.

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    Re: Should we stop purchasing of China's commodities?

    Quote Originally Posted by Alfons View Post
    So-called "human rights" were invented by liberals. A 'human' for those is always sombody who share leftism and hate conservatism.
    Wait so there is no such things as human rights?
    Im pretty sure human rights were ideas and rights brought up throughout time..


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    Re: Should we stop purchasing of China's commodities?

    Quote Originally Posted by Baralis View Post
    I wouldn't stop it but I would instead add heavy tariffs evening the field perhaps even to a degree that goods here would be made cheaper to purchase.
    How would Americans with stagnant wages and a devaluing currency cope with a 25% increase in the cost of their consumer goods? Riots?

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    Re: Should we stop purchasing of China's commodities?

    Quote Originally Posted by Alfons View Post
    Globalizm is invention of liberals, socialists and all politically correct do-goodies without brains.

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    Re: Should we stop purchasing of China's commodities?

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    Seeing how I grew up poor I can answer that question. Pawnshops,clearance sales,Regular store sales, thrift stores,coupons, flea markets, 2nd hand stores,rent-to-own, Fingerhut and that all time favorite method of obtaining brand new expensive is Lay-A-Away. Pretty much what the poor are already doing today.
    but much tougher - and certainly with less disposable wealth to do things like save for the future.

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    Re: Should we stop purchasing of China's commodities?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kandahar View Post
    If you support capitalism, then you should support the right of people to buy the best product for the lowest price without interference from the government.
    with a national security exception. trade restrictions on regimes such as Iran, North Korea, and the like can trump the desire to have a smoothly functioning economy.

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    Re: Should we stop purchasing of China's commodities?

    Quote Originally Posted by Alfons View Post
    If jobs will be back poor can work again and get more as today.
    jobs won't come back - the effect every time that we have restricted trade has been increased unemployment, not job opportunities. the poor are the most vulnerable among us, and typically have the smallest skill sets with which to compete for employment. they will be the first to be let go, and will remain without jobs the longest.

    trade wars are wars that government wages on it's own people.

    Ask somebody in Detroit what he think about China and gobalizm.
    my brother works in a car plant in kentucky and it is bustling. he makes great money and is quite happy with his job. better to ask detroit how unions have worked out for it (you know, those organizations that seek to limit trade?) than China.

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