Friday, July 6, 2018


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Donald Trump's on a roll, and has the world prepared for a tariff war with the United States. Incredibly, Trump's supporters don't care he has no clue what he's doing, or how he's playing with historical fire. Connecting the dots is not their forte ...

U.S. levies tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese imports (WP). 
Lumber tariffs are making new homes even more expensive (CBS News). 
Trump blasts Harley plant to shift U.S. production to avoid EU tariffs (Reuters). 
Poplar bluff nail manufacturer gets hammered by new tariffs on steel (Southeast Missourian). 
Dow falls more than 300 points, stocks sink as trade tensions increase (CBS News). 
Harley-Davdison, blaming tariffs, will shift some production overseas (CBS News). 
As Trump's trade wars start, China vows retaliation (WP). 
Trade war escalates as China says it will impose tariffs on 128 U.S. products, including pork and fruit (WP).

For my Republican-Conservative readers out there - and as a reminder - this is what Ronald Reagan had to say about tariffs ...

- Mark

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