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    Posted: July 11 2018 at 7:09am

https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2018/7/10/1779556/-Trump-s-DAIRY-DISASTER

Trump's Presidency=dumpster fire

any more "winning" and we'll all be  in the poor house
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$152,237,500,000: Merchandise Trade Deficit With China Hit Record Through May

https://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/terence-p-jeffrey/152237500000-merchandise-trade-deficit-china-hit-record-through-may

thank goodness we have the "great negotiator" in the White HouseLOL
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The irony of  German firm beating all the big American one in the export game "BMW exports more cars from the US than does GM, Ford, or anyone else."

This indicates more of a management problem in America firms not being geared to export, but it is easier to blame others for our own shortfalls than to admit them.
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https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2018/7/10/1779389/-Tariffs-cause-BMW-to-move-production-out-of-South-Carolina

gosh
with all this "winning" going on
I need to take a napLOL

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https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2018/7/9/1779267/-Soybeans-were-America-s-top-agricultural-export-in-2017-Trump-s-ensuring-they-won-t-be-anymore

bad decisions usually have bad consequences
"Eight of the top ten soybean export states voted for Trump in 2016."


too bad
soooooo  sad
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and the pain continues


https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2018/6/26/1775639/-Company-of-Ohio-voter-who-did-not-take-Trump-s-tariff-threats-literally-now-out-700-000

simple law of the universe

you make bad choices
bad things tend to happen to you
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The first layoffs from Trump’s tariffs are here



the ones who will suffer the most
are the ones who supported Trump the most

seems fair
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https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2018/6/25/1775169/-Owner-of-Missouri-nail-company-says-Trump-s-tariffs-will-force-them-out-of-business-by-Labor-Day

and Harley Davis is building a new plant
NOT in the US
but in Thailand
cost of their product may go up by $2200

MAGA !!! Dead
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10 supermarket staples set to become more expensive with new EU tariffs


https://www.yahoo.com/finance/photos/10-supermarket-staples-set-become-slideshow-wp-160243360/

thank you Trump
we all need higher grocery billsConfused

deal maker ???

LOL !!!
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https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2018/6/12/1771539/-Canadian-Parliament-Votes-to-Unanimously-Condemn-Trump

Canada,one of our oldest and staunchest allies gives Trump the middle finger LOL

but hey

we're getting along great with the corrupt mass murderer who runs North Korea

Trump "The Art of the Deal" ????????   LOLLOLLOL
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G7 summit: War of words erupts between US and key allies

Photo from the G7 summit of the leaders, tweeted by the German government on 9 June 2018Image copyrightAFPImage captionThe final communique had been intended as a face-saving agreement after a bad-tempered summit

A war of words has erupted between the US and its G7 allies, hours after the group had put on an apparent show of unity at the end of a tense summit.

US President Donald Trump and two of his advisers lashed out at Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, accusing him of engaging in "bad faith diplomacy".

Germany's Angela Merkel said Mr Trump's decision to reject a joint communique was "sobering" and "depressing".

That statement had sought to overcome deep disagreements, notably over trade.

In recent weeks, trading partners of the US have criticised new tariffs on steel and aluminium imports imposed by the Trump administration.

So how did the latest spat unfold?

In a news conference after the summit, the Canadian leader reasserted his opposition to the US tariffs, and vowed to press ahead with retaliatory moves on 1 July.

"Canadians are polite and reasonable but we will also not be pushed around," he said.


Media captionTrudeau: "I don't want to hurt American workers"

Mr Trump responded by tweeting en route to his next summit, in Singapore, that he had instructed US officials "not to endorse the communique as we look at tariffs on automobiles".

He said the move was based on Mr Trudeau's "false statements... and the fact that Canada is charging massive tariffs to our US farmers, workers and companies".

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PM Justin Trudeau of Canada acted so meek and mild during our @G7 meetings only to give a news conference after I left saying that, “US Tariffs were kind of insulting” and he “will not be pushed around.” Very dishonest & weak. Our Tariffs are in response to his of 270% on dairy!

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His top economic adviser, Larry Kudlow, and trade adviser, Peter Navarro, then took to the Sunday morning news shows to further attack Mr Trudeau.

"He really kind of stabbed us in the back," Mr Kudlow said, while Mr Navarro said: "There is a special place in Hell for any leader that engages in bad faith diplomacy with President Donald J Trump and then tries to stab him in the back on the way out the door."

Canada's Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland responded by saying Mr Trump's argument for imposing tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminium was "absurd and frankly insulting to Canadians".

Mr Trump has cited national security as his reason, telling a news conference on Saturday that "to have a great military you need a great balance sheet".

Canada, she said, is "the closest and strongest ally the United States has had. We can't pose a security threat to the United States and I know that Americans understand that".

Other G7 partners also seemed stunned by Mr Trump's reaction, and pledged to support the communique.


Media captionWho left their mark on President Trump at the G7 summit?

French President Emmanuel Macron said international co-operation could not be "dictated by fits of anger and throwaway remarks".

"Let's be serious and worthy of our people," a statement from the French presidency said. "We make commitments and keep to them."

What is in the joint communique?

In the communique after the summit in La Malbaie, Quebec province, the group of major industrial nations - Canada, the US, the UK, France, Italy, Japan and Germany - had agreed on the need for "free, fair, and mutually beneficial trade" and the importance of fighting protectionism.

Other agreements reached include:

Mr Trump's twitter attack on Mr Trudeau came minutes after the communique had been published.

What are the tariffs?

On 1 June, the US imposed a 25% tariff for steel and 10% for aluminium on imports from the European Union (EU), Canada, and Mexico. Mr Trump said the move would protect domestic producers that were vital to US security.

The EU then announced retaliatory tariffs on US goods ranging from Harley-Davidson motorcycles to bourbon. Canada and Mexico are also taking action.


Media captionDairy wars: Why is Trump threatening Canada over milk?

What is the G7?

It is an annual summit bringing together seven major industrialised nations which represent more than 60% of global net worth between them.

Economics tops the agenda, although the meetings now always branch off to cover major global issues.

Russia was suspended from the group - then called the G8 - in 2014 because of its annexation of Crimea from Ukraine.

On Friday, Mr Trump made a surprise call for Moscow to be readmitted but German Chancellor Angela Merkel said other members were against the idea.

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Trump the "deal maker" ???

don't make me laugh

FAILURE at every turn
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With the G7 failure and fast growing "EurAsian cooperation" the US-petro-$ may be gone even faster. Europe needs to buy energy outside the EU-zone-so the € (Euro) may become more prominent as a global currency-for the short term. 
On the longer term there will be a "digital-gold backed international currency" for global trade. 

The US simply can not afford to be in conflict with the rest of the world. US sanctions on other countries are backfiring and will do even more damage in the coming months to the US itself. 

Another marketcrash coming ?
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WELCOME TO CHUMPS USA......

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China seems to be trying to cool the trade war, amid the realisation that this negatively affects its citizens

Originally posted by BBC BBC wrote:

China says it is dropping an anti-dumping probe into sorghum imports from the US, as the two sides discuss ways of easing trade tensions.

In April, Beijing introduced a high tariff on the imports as part of a tit-for-tat trade spat between with the US.

But China's commerce ministry has now said the measures affect consumers and are not in the public interest.

The US is the world's leading producer of sorghum, and is the largest supplier of the grain to China.


http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-44164949

Now all that is needed is for someone to support the American citizens from the effects of higher prices from a trade war.
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American farmers lose and Russia gains after China places record soybean order

https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2018/5/17/1765088/-American-farmers-lose-and-Russia-gains-after-China-places-record-soybean-order

China, the world’s biggest soybean importer, almost tripled purchases from Russia amid a trade dispute with the U.S., the biggest producer.

Russia sold about 850,000 metric tons of soybeans to China from the start of the 12-month season in July through mid-May, according to Russia’s agriculture agency Rosselkhoznadzor. That’s more than during any season before and compares with about 340,000 tons sold during all of the previous period, Chinese customs data show.

China has already canceled several shipments from the U.S. in anticipation of tariffs on the country’s products. While Brazil is expected to take much of that market share, Russia is also benefiting.

Once again, Donald Trump has taken an action that is directly benefiting Vladmir Putin and the Russian people. Why? Putin’s gamble to boost the Trump campaign and keep Hillary Clinton out of the Oval Office is paying off nicely.

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Something is going on here that we are missing.  Trump is all about profit, not human rights.  So, why stand up to China over Taiwan?  It does not make good business sense; ergo we missed something.
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it's on

China responds to Trump tariffs with proposed list of 128 US products to target

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/03/22/china-responds-to-trump-tariffs-with-proposed-list-of-us-products-to-target.html

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