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White House considering tariffs of up to 100% on $2.4B of French goods
Axios ^ | 12/3/2019 | Zachary Basu

Posted on 12/03/2019 6:45:54 AM PST by Zhang Fei

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To: Rinnwald

Just use American snails.


21 posted on 12/03/2019 7:11:52 AM PST by Licensed-To-Carry (MAGA, and build that wall, and Epstein didn’t kill himself and no one else did either.)
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To: Magnum44

[I cant tell you how pleasing to me it is to see your post. I get so tired of the worn out use/misuse of the propagandist phrase ‘military industrial complex’ by people who have no idea what they are talking about, about what parts of govt are actually constitutional, and how much is wasted on ‘non-discretionary’ welfare spending or extra-constitutional waste.]


It’s not just that. A huge chunk of left-wing/Soviet disinformation is now what conservatives erroneously consider to be true. It’s because many claims that were exclusive to far left publications like the Nation and Mother Jones are now routinely peddled in the New York Times and the Washington Post, and objections batted away as conspiracy theories.


22 posted on 12/03/2019 7:16:54 AM PST by Zhang Fei (My dad had a Delta 88. That was a car. It was like driving your living room.)
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To: Rinnwald
Sacre bleu! I hope Pete Buttigieg stocked up on French maid outfits in his size.

I looked for an Alfred E Neuman in a French maid outfit Mad magazine cover and was surprised to not find one.

23 posted on 12/03/2019 7:18:30 AM PST by Stentor
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To: Zhang Fei

I guess a shot across Air Bus’ bow.


24 posted on 12/03/2019 7:20:46 AM PST by Religion and Politics (It is time for more than one denomination of "Political Correctness".)
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To: I want the USA back

Well said.


25 posted on 12/03/2019 7:21:22 AM PST by Bigg Red (WWG1WGA)
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To: Zhang Fei

Looks kind of weak to propose this while Trump is going light on the Chicoms.


26 posted on 12/03/2019 7:21:31 AM PST by lodi90
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To: lodi90

The French are selling niche products in US. I don’t envision Moet Chandon drinkers switching to Paul Masson. The same is true for cheese and handbags.


27 posted on 12/03/2019 7:25:33 AM PST by NorseViking
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To: lodi90

[Looks kind of weak to propose this while Trump is going light on the Chicoms.]


New China tariffs still scheduled to go into effect Dec 15.

US won’t hold back on tariffs if Chinese drag their feet: Wilbur Ross
https://www.foxbusiness.com/markets/us-tariffs-chinese-deal-wilbur-ross


28 posted on 12/03/2019 7:25:54 AM PST by Zhang Fei (My dad had a Delta 88. That was a car. It was like driving your living room.)
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To: cuban leaf
"France has lost tens of thousands of millionaires an billionaires. They must be hurting."

Hmmm... I wonder how the muslims are going to run france after they take over the country..

29 posted on 12/03/2019 7:26:39 AM PST by unread (Joe McCarthy was right.......)
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To: NorseViking

[The French are selling niche products in US. I don’t envision Moet Chandon drinkers switching to Paul Masson. The same is true for cheese and handbags.]


They might or might not switch. But they’ll probably consume less.


30 posted on 12/03/2019 7:35:28 AM PST by Zhang Fei (My dad had a Delta 88. That was a car. It was like driving your living room.)
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To: NorseViking

Perhaps yellow vests, fire hoses, and barbed wire.


31 posted on 12/03/2019 7:37:59 AM PST by dforest (Just shut up Obama. Maybe everyone should just shut up. Particularly Mutt Romney)
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To: Zhang Fei
U.S. digital companies, such as Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon.

I hope President Trump doesn't harbor any delusions that these companies will become buddies with him, even if he does them favors. They are backstabbers, just like romney.

32 posted on 12/03/2019 7:43:08 AM PST by Sirius Lee (They are openly stating that they intend to murder us. Prep if you want to live.>>>)
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To: NorseViking

In the article, it says that this is because of France’s punitive taxes on US digital services companies.


33 posted on 12/03/2019 7:56:08 AM PST by livius
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Arthur Wildfire! March; Berosus; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...
Thanks Zhang Fei.
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How can you govern a country which has 246 varieties of cheese? -- Charles de Gaulle

34 posted on 12/03/2019 8:03:37 AM PST by SunkenCiv (Imagine an imaginary menagerie manager imagining managing an imaginary menagerie.)
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To: Zhang Fei

Why, exactly are they helping these businesses that openly hate Trump and conspiring to remove him from office?


35 posted on 12/03/2019 8:22:40 AM PST by OrangeHoof (The Democrats - Unafraid to burn in Hell.)
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To: OrangeHoof

[Why, exactly are they helping these businesses that openly hate Trump and conspiring to remove him from office?]


They are key pillars of the US economy. Google alone makes more money than all of Detroit’s automakers.


36 posted on 12/03/2019 8:31:49 AM PST by Zhang Fei (My dad had a Delta 88. That was a car. It was like driving your living room.)
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To: OrangeHoof

[Why, exactly are they helping these businesses that openly hate Trump and conspiring to remove him from office?]


The other issue being, if there’s an entity that should be taxing them, it should be the IRS, not France’s revenue department. Imagine if France decided you should start paying them taxes.


37 posted on 12/03/2019 8:34:06 AM PST by Zhang Fei (My dad had a Delta 88. That was a car. It was like driving your living room.)
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To: Zhang Fei

But they had a press sit-down on FNC today, and seemed to be getting on famously.


38 posted on 12/03/2019 8:36:17 AM PST by Eleutheria5 (If you are not prepared to use force to defend civilization, then be prepared to accept barbarism.)
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To: Fishtalk
I once owned a Renault LeCar.

I once rented a paris hooker for a 4 day week end. Talk about fish. Wow.

It was a requirement that the french invented perfume, after 4 days...just WOW.

39 posted on 12/03/2019 8:42:27 AM PST by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorist mooselimb savages, today.)
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To: Zhang Fei

Tariffs are a tax and increases the price for US consumers. If the WH wants to hurt France or whatever country, just ban their imports. The US produces plenty of wine and cheese. The only folks who will be put out are snotty restaurateurs.


40 posted on 12/03/2019 8:43:14 AM PST by bgill
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