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Sarkozy: Let's tax US goods if Trump trashes Paris deal (AGW)
TheLocal.fr ^ | 14 Nov 2016 13:36 GMT+01:00

Posted on 11/14/2016 5:52:46 PM PST by Olog-hai

French presidential candidate Nicolas Sarkozy has proposed that Europe apply a carbon tax on American imports if Donald Trump pulls the United States out of the Paris climate pact.

More than 100 countries have ratified the Paris global emissions deal, which was inked in December after marathon talks to cap greenhouse gases that cause global warming.

“Donald Trump has said — we’ll see if he keeps this promise — that he won’t respect the conclusions of the Paris climate agreement,” Sarkozy said late Sunday on the TF1 television channel.

“Well, I will demand that Europe put in place a carbon tax at its border, a tax of 1-3 percent, for all products coming from the United States, if the United States doesn’t apply environmental rules that we are imposing on our companies,” he added. …

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Chit/Chat; Miscellaneous; Society; Weather
KEYWORDS: carbontax; climatechange; climatechangehoax; globalwarming; globalwarminghoax; parisaccords; sarkozy; tariff
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1 posted on 11/14/2016 5:52:46 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Yep...another watermelon.


2 posted on 11/14/2016 5:54:00 PM PST by SirLurkedalot (10/10/51-7/7/16 RIP Dad, I'll be missing you until I cross over to Eternity)
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To: Olog-hai

Fine. We will return the favor....


3 posted on 11/14/2016 5:55:30 PM PST by rb22982
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To: Olog-hai

Sorry, Nicky, we choose not to hobble our own economy with the hokey climate hustle.


4 posted on 11/14/2016 5:55:49 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Olog-hai

OK. Let’s tax French goods twice as much. And any other EU jerks who put a carbon tax on us.


5 posted on 11/14/2016 5:56:06 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Olog-hai

Fine. I’ll switch to tater tots and never have another French fry ever.


6 posted on 11/14/2016 5:56:43 PM PST by The Iceman Cometh (Donald J Trump 45th President of the United States !MAGA)
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To: Olog-hai

The U.S. should impose an idiot tax on imports from countries that support carbon taxes.


7 posted on 11/14/2016 5:56:48 PM PST by JoeRed
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To: Olog-hai
The “environmental tax” is really more than 3%, so we come out ahead on the deal.

These idiots don’t understand the true AGW overhead on their economies.

8 posted on 11/14/2016 5:57:06 PM PST by ConservativeMind ("Humane" = "Don't pen up pets or eat meat, but allow infanticides, abortion, and euthanasia.")
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To: Olog-hai

Buy Dom now.


9 posted on 11/14/2016 5:57:25 PM PST by combat_boots (I no longer know what to say to put here. Pray for us.)
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To: rb22982

we can call it the eu socialist goods tax.


10 posted on 11/14/2016 5:57:41 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: The Iceman Cometh

Good thing that French fries don’t really come from France anyhow.


11 posted on 11/14/2016 5:58:01 PM PST by Olog-hai
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I’ll switch to tater tots and never have another French fry ever.

Me too. And French dressing is right out!

12 posted on 11/14/2016 5:59:41 PM PST by Billthedrill
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To: Olog-hai

We don’t need your stinkin’ vin and fromage, non?


13 posted on 11/14/2016 6:00:04 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (****happy dance****)
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To: Olog-hai

Isn’t this how the Depression started in 1929?


14 posted on 11/14/2016 6:00:45 PM PST by Signalman
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To: Olog-hai

Le Ha Ha!


15 posted on 11/14/2016 6:01:01 PM PST by Huskrrrr
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To: Olog-hai

Leave it to the French to threaten the US with funds. It’s like taking a knife to a gun fight.

red


16 posted on 11/14/2016 6:01:53 PM PST by Redwood71
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To: Olog-hai

Marine Le Pen will beat him badly in the next election!!!!


17 posted on 11/14/2016 6:01:55 PM PST by Honorary Serb (Kosovo is Serbia! Free Srpska! Abolish ICTY!)
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To: Olog-hai

Guess your crap French wine and Airbus just got a lot more expensive in the USA.

Since I don’t drink overpriced foreign made wine, I could care less if France sells a single bottle in the US. I’ll taken US made plane over an Airbus.


18 posted on 11/14/2016 6:02:42 PM PST by GOPe Means Bend Over Spell Run (GO GALT - VOTE TRUMP!!!)
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To: Secret Agent Man

Or Socialist Redistribution Tax.


19 posted on 11/14/2016 6:02:54 PM PST by RetiredTexasVet (The Mofia is a private crime family; whereas, the DOJ is the gov't's political crime family.)
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To: Olog-hai

Well Nic, if the UK doesn’t need you, what makes you think the USA does?


20 posted on 11/14/2016 6:03:43 PM PST by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west))
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