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15. It's not working
Sat Jun 25, 2016, 07:07 PM
Jun 2016

Our trade deficit is enormous and we losing entire industries overseas. What would getting left behind mean? Do you even know? What good does it do to raise labor and environmental standards when other countries don't follow the agreement? What good does it do to take tariffs off Chinese goods but they still get to put tariffs on our goods? Then we agree to these trade courts that rule against us every time. We're playing the game against the wind, uphill, with the sun in our eyes and our shoes tied together. It's not fair trade. Every other country has got to think we are the dumbest negotiators ever.

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