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Montevideo, January 24th 2019 - 04:36 UTC
United States, Canada and Mexico on Wednesday in Ottawa held their first summit after years of aloofness and held themselves up as an example against growing protectionist tendencies around the world. Read full article
Be interesting to see whether Mr Trudeau still feels that way when Mr Obama offers the Canadians some American national insurance numbers - I suspect he may rapidly change his mind ?
Reeeekie, get ready to take your medicine.
Trump's latest; “ he threatened to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement”. www.businessinsider.com/donald-trump-nafta-tpp-trade-speech-2016-6 Whats new? as the US has always avoided complying with the spirit of it. As the US has refused in the past, to comply with previous legally binding NAFTA panels and WTO Appellate Body rulings, on softwood lumber disputes. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canada–United_States_softwood_lumber_dispute
Let's have a trade war!
Now how do you think that that's going to work out for Canookistan?
It reminds me of the old Disney cartoon the three caballeros
Amazing isn't it, but don't worry the US Softwood industry spreads its misery much more considerably within the US. This is the same group that was able to spread its politicaL clout world-wide with lobbying for the outlawing of hemp. Not out any moral concerns, simply because hemp was cheaper product to produce paper, and they didn't hold the monopoly. So there are many more Americans who are affected by their benevolence's, which have resulted in their subsequent arrests. Of the 8.2 million marijuana arrests between 2001 and 2010,88% were for simply having marijuana https://www.aclu.org/gallery/marijuana-arrests-numbers
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