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by Milo
Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:53 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Protectionism, does it work?
Replies: 19
Views: 255

Re: Protectionism, does it work?

So, after seeing headline after headline going on about how disastrous Brexit and these "trade wars" will be, I see markets up, employment up and no evidence of inflation. Is it time to declare protectionism works? Everyone is assuming that Trump doesn't want a real trade war So what we are seeing ...
by Milo
Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Russia meddled in U.S. election: George W. Bush
Replies: 73
Views: 7451

Re: Russia meddled in U.S. election: George W. Bush

Trump clearly states that he doesn't think the Russians interfered in the 2016 election, despite what some on here think! https://www.cnn.com/2018/07/16/politics/donald-trump-putin-helsinki-summit/index.html Hi Milo, If Trump, as I suspect, is not quite the unmitigated fool he often gives the impre...
by Milo
Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:59 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Russia meddled in U.S. election: George W. Bush
Replies: 73
Views: 7451

Re: Russia meddled in U.S. election: George W. Bush

Trump clearly states that he doesn't think the Russians interfered in the 2016 election, despite what some on here think!

https://www.cnn.com/2018/07/16/politics ... index.html
by Milo
Sun Jul 15, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Replies: 193
Views: 157712

Re: rather, American workers are copping it in the neck again.

Meantime, why is Trump attempting to drive Iran out of the oil export trade? Don't you think that this is putting upward pressures on the world price of oil? Yes of course. It is a matter of supply and demand. But he perceives Iran to be a threat. So the rise of oil that any restriction of Iranian ...
by Milo
Sun Jul 15, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Protectionism, does it work?
Replies: 19
Views: 255

Re: Protectionism, does it work?

So, after seeing headline after headline going on about how disastrous Brexit and these "trade wars" will be, I see markets up, employment up and no evidence of inflation. Is it time to declare protectionism works? Everyone is assuming that Trump doesn't want a real trade war So what we are seeing ...
by Milo
Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Replies: 193
Views: 157712

Re: American workers quitting for better paying jobs.

http://thehill.com/opinion/finance/396509-trumps-latest-win-more-americans-are-saying-i-quit Thanks to the Trump tax cuts, deregulation and crackdown on illegals, US workers are getting better pay. OR is it thanks to Trump's tariffs and the billions in government grants given to business: socialist...
by Milo
Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:02 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Russia meddled in U.S. election: George W. Bush
Replies: 73
Views: 7451

Re: Russia meddled in U.S. election: George W. Bush

The US Department of Justice has charged 12 Russian intelligence officers with hacking Democratic officials in the 2016 US elections. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said the dozen accused used spear phishing emails and malicious software. He said the hackers also stole data on half a millio...
by Milo
Fri Jul 13, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Russia meddled in U.S. election: George W. Bush
Replies: 73
Views: 7451

Re: Russia meddled in U.S. election: George W. Bush

The US Department of Justice has charged 12 Russian intelligence officers with hacking Democratic officials in the 2016 US elections. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said the dozen accused used spear phishing emails and malicious software. He said the hackers also stole data on half a million...
by Milo
Fri Jul 13, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Protectionism, does it work?
Replies: 19
Views: 255

Re: Protectionism, does it work?

Like most medecines, protectionism should be taken in small doses. But when you are trying to grow and diversify your economy, small doses of protectionism can do wonders. But if you take too much of it it may make you very ill indeed... Good point as long as they are selective and phased out as so...
by Milo
Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Protectionism, does it work?
Replies: 19
Views: 255

Re: Protectionism, does it work?

So, after seeing headline after headline going on about how disastrous Brexit and these "trade wars" will be, I see markets up, employment up and no evidence of inflation. Is it time to declare protectionism works? Oh, it works all right Milo. We had 80 years experience with it out here and it prov...