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W Balboos25-Jul-18 1:45
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Nathan Minier wrote:
No, the subsidies are to offset the product not being sold due to retaliatory tariffs.
Only in this particular case - I'm talking about that welfare to lower selling prices because farmers are inefficient and need the help (i.e., my taxes subsidizing them) to export competitively . . . so much for market driven economies.

The tariffs, by the way, are the Republiscum way of raising taxes (to make up for the ill-conceived tax cuts). The government taxes imports and we pay for it in higher prices. In particular, the poor pay more because they need to spend most or all of their income just to get by. This is a big win-win wet dream for the Republiscum:   cut taxes to the rich, raise taxes on the poor to make up for it - and continue to pretend that they lowered taxes (true, if you're rich enough).

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