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by cassowary
Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:18 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Trade War
Replies: 144
Views: 2393

Re: Trade War

With tariffs, US manufacturers are forced to manufacture in the US and employ US workers, thus boosting their wages. That is what happened. Of course this means that consumers have to pay more for made in USA products. So you have a transfer of wealth from consumers to the workers. The cost of livi...
by cassowary
Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:15 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Make Hong Kong Great Again
Replies: 48
Views: 645

Re: Make Hong Kong Great Again

Yes, you are right Neverfail. But despite the pedophile priests, I would say that your church is still a force for good in the world. The good it does overwhelms the evil it does. That's because it is basically a good organisation. In the case of capitalism vs socialism, I will also say that despite...
by cassowary
Mon Jun 17, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Trade War
Replies: 144
Views: 2393

Re: Trade War

With tariffs, US manufacturers are forced to manufacture in the US and employ US workers, thus boosting their wages. That is what happened. Of course this means that consumers have to pay more for made in USA products. So you have a transfer of wealth from consumers to the workers. The cost of livi...
by cassowary
Mon Jun 17, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Canada, the World Basketball Champion!
Replies: 3
Views: 64

Re: Canada, the World Basketball Champion!

Milo wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:48 pm
Are words I never thought I would say but there you go!
Congratulations, Milo.
by cassowary
Mon Jun 17, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Make Hong Kong Great Again
Replies: 48
Views: 645

Re: The Ultimate Insult - Hongkee protestors waved British flag

The capitalist system is the source of evil, but the West is, fortunately, a lot more than just the capitalist system. ... What a Marxist you are. How can capitalism be the source of evil? It has alleviated so much poverty. The best examples are HK and Singapore. The British established these two p...
by cassowary
Mon Jun 17, 2019 3:01 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Make Hong Kong Great Again
Replies: 48
Views: 645

Re: Make Hong Kong Great Again

The Honkers :D and Singaporeans are like Aussies and Kiwis. There is a certain amount of affection but also mixed with commercial rivalry.
by cassowary
Mon Jun 17, 2019 2:13 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Make Hong Kong Great Again
Replies: 48
Views: 645

Re: The Ultimate Insult - Hongkee protestors waved British flag

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/content/dam/news/2019/06/13/TELEMMGLPICT000200602243_trans_NvBQzQNjv4BqpVlberWd9EgFPZtcLiMQfyf2A9a6I9YchsjMeADBa08.jpeg?imwidth=1400 Why the Union Jack? The Hongkees deserve better than dictatorial China. So, the Honkers ;) are now finally telling the World that there is...
by cassowary
Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Trade War
Replies: 144
Views: 2393

Re: Trade War

With tariffs, US manufacturers are forced to manufacture in the US and employ US workers, thus boosting their wages. That is what happened. Of course this means that consumers have to pay more for made in USA products. So you have a transfer of wealth from consumers to the workers. The cost of livi...
by cassowary
Sun Jun 16, 2019 2:38 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Make Hong Kong Great Again
Replies: 48
Views: 645

Re: Make Hong Kong Great Again

The latest out of Hong Kong is that Carrie Lam has backed down on the legislation; https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/3014638/hong-kong-extradition-bill-carrie-lam-hit-pause-button But "backed down" only implies that she is looking for a more opportune time to reintroduce the same...