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TheNarrator

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Trump spokesperson floated the trial balloon of a 20% tax on Mexican imports could be how they would pay for the wall.

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/01/26/trump-spokesman-says-20-percent-tax-on-mexican-goods-could-fund-wall.html

Are American consumers going to be happy with paying more for these goods?
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I heard a source say President Trump wants to bring back waterboarding, not for the purpose of interrogation, but as a tool to pressure Mexico into paying for the wall.  [wink]
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As many tears that dewy let flow over the years over the CIA use of waterboarding it surprises me greatly that he would joke about it now.  bluedog and I both told him that waterboarding led to the capture of Osama Bin Laden.  dewy would have none of it, water boarding was below us as a nation.  Glad to see he's come around and can now joke about what he once feared.

BTW, Trunp and I are fans of water boarding, he will leave it up to his generals to decide on it's use or non-use in defense of our nation

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Trump spokesperson floated the trial balloon of a 20% tax on Mexican imports could be how they would pay for the wall.

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/01/26/trump-spokesman-says-20-percent-tax-on-mexican-goods-could-fund-wall.html

Are American consumers going to be happy with paying more for these goods?


He needs to slap a 20% tax on Corona Beer.  People who drink Corona need to be taxed, a stupidity tax

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Congressional Republicans are freaking out over President Trump considering a 20% tariff on Mexico imports.  I heard the President responded that it was only locker room talk.
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Congressional Democrats are freaking out over President Trump considering a 20% tariff on Mexico imports.  I heard the President responded that it was only locker room talk, grow a pair


FTFY



gonna be a fun 4 years with dewy, disappearing, then reappearing, mad, then glad, locking threads, then unlocking them.  Reminds me of an old thread that needs to make a comeback.

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FTFY



gonna be a fun 4 years with dewy, disappearing, then reappearing, mad, then glad, locking threads, then unlocking them.  Reminds me of an old thread that needs to make a comeback.


LOL no sh1t, he's manic right now. Has his 'sense of humor' always been this weak and kinda insincere?

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Has his 'sense of humor' always been this weak and kinda insincere?


 TBH yes

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Do the math.

"Mexico has huge risk from a trade war with President Trump. About 90 percent of U.S.-based fortune 500 companies have made substantial investments in Mexico. According to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis’ report from 2012, U.S. multinational enterprises employed 1,106,700 people in Mexico, while Mexican companies only employ 68,800 in the United States.

Thanks to NAFTA, Mexico, with $400 billion in exports, is now the 12th-largest export economy in the world. With 80 percent of Mexico’s exports going to the United States, a trade war would devastate the Mexican economy."


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Trump getting ready to take bids.....

"The estimated final cost of that “Wall” would depend on such factors as terrain, the presence of necessary infrastructure such as roads, and the acquirement of land in the wall’s path. Although neither the Senate nor the House leadership has laid out the details as to how Congress or the Mexican government will pay for the infrastructure, Trump appears to have all the congressional support he needs to start the bidding process to honor his key campaign promise."
 
 

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Trump spokesperson floated the trial balloon of a 20% tax on Mexican imports could be how they would pay for the wall.

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/01/26/trump-spokesman-says-20-percent-tax-on-mexican-goods-could-fund-wall.html

Are American consumers going to be happy with paying more for these goods?

I don't understand why they're only talking about taxing the trade deficit. It doesn't sound like they're going to tax everything, so how does that work?
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Between the devastation to Mexicos economy and the millions of degenerate criminals we will send back, Mexico will next elect a president who will work with Trump. The clown they have now has a 12% approval rating. He's history.
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I don't understand why they're only talking about taxing the trade deficit. It doesn't sound like they're going to tax everything, so how does that work?


It seems the Trump team has a habit of throwing possibilities around before they are thoroughly fleshed out, or even well considered. Like shooting from the hip then looking to see where the bullets land. [rofl]

This may not work so well in foreign policy, it remains to be seen, but I'll take my chances - he kept Clinton and the Democrats out of the WH, and that was paramount.

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I don't understand why they're only talking about taxing the trade deficit. It doesn't sound like they're going to tax everything, so how does that work?


When our nation was founded there was no personal income tax. Our nation imposed tariffs on imported goods. I would prefer taxing imported goods, as opposed to taxing our corporations out of the country, and hammering the middle class with wage confiscation to fund all the Federal entities that now exist.

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BTW:  Calling this now.  The next wave of narrative is already leaking out.  "Internal Chaos" will be the theme.  
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BTW:  Calling this now.  The next wave of narrative is already leaking out.  "Internal Chaos" will be the theme.  


lol as expected, right. I like CNN's nonsense today.......

"Determination to keep campaign promises verging on an obsession inside the White House."


haha this morning they are actually bad-mouthing trump's work to honor his campaign promises. CNN says "too much, too complicated, he needs to 'shepherd' his actions thru congress slowly, this isn't how "we" do it.........."

I love to watch the lib media and the dems pinballing around trying to latch on to something that will return them to their percieved 'leadership' role that they used to have.....kitchen sink approach is comical. Makes me wonder how long before the dems abandon their nonsense trying to bring trump down, and switch their game up to declaring that all the success is actually due to them? lol

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"Determination to keep campaign promises verging on an obsession inside the White House."


SMH - and the liberal democratic media wonder why their approval rating is so low, and they still wonder how Trump got elected.
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Back to the Wall.I know a way for Trump to get the wall paid for. It doesnt have to come from Mexico and it will cost the American tax payer zero. The move to make Jerusalem the capital of Israel. Inside Jerusalem is the Wailing wall. Every year 100s of millions come to the wall to pray. Set up an ATM machine and charge $1 admission to the wall. Trump will then put his name on this wall and open a hotel right outside this site with profits going to the US treasury until the wall is paid for.
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New headline. Oh man I hope the dems try to block it. Another nail in that coffin lol.

"Senate Democrats may block Trump's plan to fund border wall"


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New headline. Oh man I hope the dems try to block it. Another nail in that coffin lol.

"Senate Democrats may block Trump's plan to fund border wall"



dewy said the dems wanted border security.  Is he wrong again?

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I don't understand why they're only talking about taxing the trade deficit. It doesn't sound like they're going to tax everything, so how does that work?

He is talking about taxing all imports.  He is just referencing the trade deficit as to why taxing Mexico will do great damage to Mexico and not so much to America.

There are not that many products that are only from Mexico.  Those would be the only products that could immediately raise prices.  Cars, electronics all the stuff made everywhere, companies will just not be able to raise those prices.  People will buy the one made in USA or Canada.

Mexico will come to their senses on this one. 

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SHOCK STUDY: Clinton received 800,000 votes from noncitizens...
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http://www.factcheck.org/2016/10/trumps-bogus-voter-fraud-claims/

http://mediamatters.org/research/2014/10/28/what-other-academics-think-of-the-questionable/201347

The so called study noted in the previous post has been rebuked by many.

Edit:

From the Old Dominion professor:

https://fs.wp.odu.edu/jrichman/2016/10/19/some-thoughts-on-non-citizen-voting/

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I can get by with never eating a tortilla again...........
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'rebuked' lol dewey needs to be rebuked.
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#dewyFridays
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He is talking about taxing all imports.  He is just referencing the trade deficit as to why taxing Mexico will do great damage to Mexico and not so much to America.

Taxing all imports is the straightforward approach and it would net to the deficit if Mexico responded in kind. "Border adjustability" appears to be part of Congress's tax reform, so the Mexico portion can't be claimed as "payment" if it is implemented across the board. Regardless, they walked Spicer's comment back saying it was only one of a "buffet" of options.

Ryan and company are trying to keep "border adjustability" under wraps. Trump expressed reservations about it 2 weeks ago and they somehow managed to quickly quiet him. They weren't happy when Spicer brought it back up.
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Bull!

You're a fake news'er.........
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There are not that many products that are only from Mexico.  Those would be the only products that could immediately raise prices.  Cars, electronics all the stuff made everywhere, companies will just not be able to raise those prices. (agree)  People will buy the one made in USA or Canada. (Nice try, but I'm not wholly buying this part) 

Mexico will come to their senses on this one. 

Yeah, they had a nice phone convo this morning where reportedly they agreed to resolve it as part of a comprehensive agreement and Trump would refrain from publicly talking about paying for the wall. If Trump hasn't already talked about it, we should have a contest on how long that will last. 

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