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Sat Jan 18, 2020, 12:25 PM

5. The tariffs that #45 placed is equivalent to a tax on the poor as I see it

He give huge tax cuts to the wealthy and then enacts these tariffs which basically increase the cost of all sorts of items sold in the US.

There is no way I believe that all of the companies affected by tariffs decide to just eat the cost themselves. Never. They pass the costs along to the consumer and I can see it all over the place.

I also see the price increases in restaurants. I got one of those Mexican type bowels with some meat, beans, rice with chips and a drink the other day and it was $13. And I started thinking; "How does a person making $13/hour pay for their family to eat at this place?" For a family of 5 that is over 5 hours just to pay for one meal!


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