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katinmn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-10-05 12:34 PM
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12. Ya know, there are some positive aspects to trade agreements
Edited on Fri Jun-10-05 12:35 PM by katinmn
They can be positive when OUR government follows through on its promises and enforces its own regulations.

Trade agreements with China have improved the lives of the Chinese people. Far from perfect, but it is much better.

I believe you are more apt to have more understanding and better overall relationships with people you are trading with.

And before you flame me, I'm a former union member, an affiliate member of a union, and I support much of the union agenda, which a lot of people feel is radical leftist.

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