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TPP

speee1dy
January 23, 2017 10:27AM

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looks like trump is taking us our of the TPP.

thoughts?

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LiquidFluoride
January 23, 2017 04:13PM

Registered: 4 years ago
Posts: 1,923

The first win for the trumpster!

But we already knew he was going to improve trade issues... the TTP was terrible for the US & was just an economic warfare tool against China.

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speee1dy
January 24, 2017 08:21AM

Registered: 9 years ago
Posts: 8,216

im thrilled with this.

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LiquidFluoride
January 24, 2017 09:30AM

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speee1dy
im thrilled with this.

I just hope the honeymoon lasts at least a year... I'm not too sure that this president is anything but "obama" for the right.

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speee1dy
January 24, 2017 10:13AM

Registered: 9 years ago
Posts: 8,216

i hope he can really do half of what he says. that seems to be about average.

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mtdoramike
January 24, 2017 12:27PM

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Posts: 923

TPP was as bad as Nafta. We used to manufacture things in the USA, but after Nafta that went out the door and now I guess we have become just another tourist destination, which I expect is what the liberal part of America has been wanting.

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speee1dy
January 24, 2017 02:00PM

Registered: 9 years ago
Posts: 8,216

i think he is working on renegotiation of nafta too?

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Alana33
January 24, 2017 04:03PM

Registered: 5 years ago
Posts: 11,580

Struggling U.S. farm sector faces new threat as TPP dies

[www.cnbc.com]

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Scubadoo
January 24, 2017 09:42PM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 1,637

Quote
mtdoramike
TPP was as bad as Nafta. We used to manufacture things in the USA, but after Nafta that went out the door and now I guess we have become just another tourist destination, which I expect is what the liberal part of America has been wanting.

"Correlation does not imply causation"

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LiquidFluoride
January 24, 2017 11:17PM

Registered: 4 years ago
Posts: 1,923

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Alana33
Struggling U.S. farm sector faces new threat as TPP dies

[www.cnbc.com]

struggling... haha!!!

Did you know the US subsidizes food growth to such an extent that it negatively impacts the ENTIRE GLOBE's farmers?

Seriously Alana, your posting topic after topic of complex issues that you (and clearly the author in this case) don't fully understand; it's like all you do is read headlines...

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speee1dy
January 25, 2017 08:13AM

Registered: 9 years ago
Posts: 8,216

maybe if they stop subsidizing the farmers, we can get soy and corn syrup out of all our food

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LiquidFluoride
January 25, 2017 01:43PM

Registered: 4 years ago
Posts: 1,923

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speee1dy
maybe if they stop subsidizing the farmers, we can get soy and corn syrup out of all our food

the only reason there IS corn syrup is because corn is DIRT cheap due to it being our largest subsidized crop.

The number is astounding... I could think of a lot better uses for 7 billion dollars a year.

We had so much corn the US started forcing it into our cars via ethanol production (another complete boondoggle by the government)

Ethanol mix in gasoline is mandatory (forced by government) so look at this chart with that in mind:

Re: TPP

speee1dy
January 25, 2017 01:56PM

Registered: 9 years ago
Posts: 8,216

wonder why sweeteners and corn syrup have two different categories when they are the same thing

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Gumbo
January 25, 2017 08:40PM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 456

Doesn't it take as much energy to produce ethanol and mix it with our gasoline as it creates? In other words " Does it save us from using oil" ? or is it just another scam brought on by the farmers lobbyists?
I know it has destroyed plenty of fuel tanks and engines.

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LiquidFluoride
January 26, 2017 12:51AM

Registered: 4 years ago
Posts: 1,923

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Gumbo
Doesn't it take as much energy to produce ethanol and mix it with our gasoline as it creates? In other words " Does it save us from using oil" ? or is it just another scam brought on by the farmers lobbyists?
I know it has destroyed plenty of fuel tanks and engines.

takes more energy, actually... BOONDOGGLE! (yet again, the government shows us it's true colors)

A scam surely, but the government is culpable also.

As soon as people figure out ways to vote themselves money, they will, until the system collapses.

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