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mattclearing Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-03-05 08:01 AM
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43. I believe in free trade.
What of it?

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  -do we even *have* any free traders here any more? ulysses  Aug-02-05 05:41 PM   #0 
  - Yes  nothingshocksmeanymore   Aug-02-05 05:43 PM   #1 
  - what, I'm chopped liver?  ulysses   Aug-02-05 05:46 PM   #4 
  - Sure...they haven't jailed any of 'em yet.  Career Prole   Aug-02-05 05:43 PM   #2 
  - bad Prole! bad!  ulysses   Aug-02-05 05:46 PM   #5 
  - Why, do you miss them?  idlisambar   Aug-02-05 05:46 PM   #3 
  - I do!  ulysses   Aug-02-05 05:47 PM   #6 
  - Sure on Ebay...  whistle   Aug-02-05 05:48 PM   #7 
  - the new economy at work!  ulysses   Aug-02-05 05:51 PM   #8 
  - I'm not in favor of any unregulated trade, but...  Bucky   Aug-02-05 05:55 PM   #9 
  - no asbestos necessary.  ulysses   Aug-02-05 05:58 PM   #10 
  - CAFTA, NAFTA, WTO not about free trade.  lvx35   Aug-02-05 06:11 PM   #11 
  - that means you are against free trade  idlisambar   Aug-02-05 06:14 PM   #12 
     - No, they don't need to be mutually exclusive.  lvx35   Aug-02-05 06:19 PM   #13 
        - free trade != "full and robust market"  idlisambar   Aug-02-05 06:31 PM   #15 
           - free != unregulated.  lvx35   Aug-03-05 01:58 AM   #36 
              - The terms "free" and "fair" don't really mean anything,  rman   Aug-03-05 08:52 AM   #49 
                 - I fully agree.  lvx35   Aug-03-05 03:01 PM   #55 
  - i don't know...  fhqwhgads   Aug-02-05 06:23 PM   #14 
  - I'm here. Even some left in Canada agrees that you have to open markets  applegrove   Aug-02-05 07:04 PM   #16 
  - thanks.  ulysses   Aug-02-05 07:08 PM   #17 
  - No. We could make agreements that promote a high percentage  applegrove   Aug-02-05 07:14 PM   #19 
  - To bad the reverse is happening;  rman   Aug-02-05 07:09 PM   #18 
     - No - that was the 20th Century. When US had no competition from  applegrove   Aug-02-05 07:16 PM   #20 
  - Why of course  Nederland   Aug-02-05 07:26 PM   #21 
  - dude!  ulysses   Aug-02-05 07:29 PM   #22 
     - still there, Nederland?  ulysses   Aug-02-05 07:42 PM   #23 
        - Yup (nt)  Nederland   Aug-02-05 07:44 PM   #24 
           - cool. to begin with,  ulysses   Aug-02-05 07:48 PM   #25 
              - I wouldn't  Nederland   Aug-02-05 07:53 PM   #26 
                 - but you just did.  ulysses   Aug-02-05 07:55 PM   #27 
                    - Nederland?  ulysses   Aug-02-05 08:11 PM   #28 
                    - Sorry  Nederland   Aug-02-05 08:21 PM   #30 
                       - fair enough - let me help you out.  ulysses   Aug-02-05 08:29 PM   #32 
                          - Tough call  Nederland   Aug-02-05 08:45 PM   #34 
                             - that'd be very nice of them to do that.  ulysses   Aug-02-05 09:09 PM   #35 
                                - What Price?  Nederland   Aug-03-05 12:10 PM   #52 
                                   - well, I had more in mind than strict monetary costs  ulysses   Aug-03-05 02:43 PM   #53 
                                      - back up there.  ulysses   Aug-04-05 06:41 PM   #56 
  - There are some here that seem to think that Utopian "Fair Trade" is....  JanMichael   Aug-02-05 08:19 PM   #29 
  - What's bad about honest trade?  sandnsea   Aug-03-05 02:05 AM   #37 
     - What's bad about it is that it's not honest  rman   Aug-03-05 05:18 AM   #39 
     - actual free trade isn't a bad thing.  ulysses   Aug-03-05 05:30 AM   #40 
  - why should there? american industry was built behind high tariff walls  kodi   Aug-02-05 08:27 PM   #31 
  - The free traders will return for the '08 primaries...  greendog   Aug-02-05 08:34 PM   #33 
  - Me  Wabbajack   Aug-03-05 02:53 AM   #38 
  - I'm for Free Trade*  Jeff In Milwaukee   Aug-03-05 07:47 AM   #41 
  - ah, but see, that's "protectionism".  ulysses   Aug-03-05 07:57 AM   #42 
  - I believe in free trade.  tasteblind   Aug-03-05 08:01 AM   #43 
  - just curious - until last night  ulysses   Aug-03-05 08:10 AM   #44 
  - I'll pass on that.  tasteblind   Aug-03-05 09:01 AM   #50 
  - I strongly believe in free trade.  robcon   Aug-03-05 08:15 AM   #45 
     - build it and they'll eventually come, I guess.  ulysses   Aug-03-05 08:18 AM   #46 
     - It sounds like protectionism dressed up as "free trade."  tasteblind   Aug-03-05 09:09 AM   #51 
     - Unless it's a scam that is only *called* "Free Trade",  rman   Aug-03-05 08:43 AM   #48 
  - I'm for free trade ...  HamdenRice   Aug-03-05 08:36 AM   #47 
  - How can there ever be "free trade" as long as  aspberger   Aug-03-05 02:58 PM   #54 
  - I'm a free trader.  JHBowden   Aug-04-05 06:48 PM   #57 
 

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