Sad (but true) Email I received...

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  1. LadyEagle

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  2. tragic_pizza

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    It's all that evil George W Bush's fault, too.

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  3. LadyEagle

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    No, not all. We can thank both Republicans and Democrats for NAFTA. We will be able to thank GW Bush (if re-elected) for the FTAA - AND both houses of Congress who will pass it. Kerry is for it too, which only goes to prove that both major parties have sold the American worker out to Corporate interests in the name of Free World Trade. :(
     
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    LadyEagle,

    I don't think it could have been said better.
     
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    Do we buy American-made goods, or are we participating in the selling of America? Or are we investing in third-world countries to bring them up to speed so that they can buy American-made . . . uh, uh . . . an . . . uh . . .let’s see now . . . something must still be made in America besides wrong decisions like invading another sovereign nation so that we can fill up the gas tanks in our cars made in Germany. Is Germany a third-world country? Oh, who cares? It will all come out in the wash . . . except the blood. [​IMG]

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  6. Pennsylvania Jim

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    Instead of using the most constitutional means available for taxation (tariffs), our two big parties rely on income and other taxes, which stifle rather than promote business.

    Then, with the tax money, they give low interest loans, and guarantees, tax incentives, and other forms of aid, to busniesses that want to set up factories overseas.

    Then, they give us NAFTA, which will be made much bigger and worse with FTAA.

    It must be what the American people want, because they continue to re-elect them.

    You get what you vote for.
     
  7. mioque

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    "something must still be made in America"
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    Movies?
     
  8. Hardsheller

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    And all you nay-sayers who are slamming NAFTA are sitting at your foreign made computers, sipping coffee from a foreign country, wearing clothes made in a foreign country and bemoaning the fact that America is going down the tubes while You yourselves are enjoying the cost saving benefits of NAFTA and Free Trade.

    I don't get it.
     
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    And let's not forget all those great liberal programs that have helped drive our companies overseas, where there are no E.P.A. inspections, no mandatory sexual harassment training, no labor unions, no affirmative action...etc...

    Good or bad,these programs make it nearly impossible to manufacture anything in the U.S.A.
     
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    GATT
    NAFTA

    next?

    FTAA

    (Free Trade of the Americas Accord)

    Something that is rapidly becming fact but which everyone I talk to disavows knowledge of...
     
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    This was forwarded to me by a family friend....

    Poor John Kerry.
    He throws away someone else's medals.
    He drives someone else's SUV.
    He marries someone else's wife.
    And he inherits someone else's money.

    I think we should all vote for him to go be president of someone else's country.


    Attributed to: Cynthia A. Preston
     
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    The ONLY things in my house that were not made in the good ol' U.S.A. are my wife, myself, our cat, and my electric shaver—a Christmas present from my wife's sister in Holland. [​IMG]

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  13. LadyEagle

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    So how is it our fault? Don't blame it on the consumers - the buck stops in Washington, DC.

    Try buying a pair of shoes made in the USA at Wal-Mart or any mall. You can't.

    Try buying Christmas decorations not made in China. You can't.

    Try buying electronics made in the USA. You can't.

    I watch labels and buy American whenever I can. The only imported food I buy (that I know of) is coffee.

    Produce from Mexico? When they use human waste for fertilizer? Nope. It can rot on the shelf, Mr. Grocer.
    Orange juice from Brazil? Nope, it can go outdated on the shelf for all I care. Right now, it's the law that country of origin (if not USA) must be on food labels.

    I expect our greedy Demopublican government will do away with that after FTAA passes. They are all guilty of treason and do not serve the best interests of the electorate or this country. A pox on all who voted for NAFTA!

    Retailers no longer offer Americans a choice - they buy bulk wholesale from overseas, thanks to the benevolence of Congress and all the Demopublicans.

    If we were given a choice, I believe most American consumers would BUY AMERICAN.

    It's part of the One World Government coming. Redistribution of wealth. It used to be called socialism until American elected traitor officials changed the name to "level playing field" and "Free World Trade." (Level for everyone but the very wealthy and powerful.) :rolleyes:
     
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    A thought I've had for awhile LadyEagle for whats it's worth the level playing field is the global economy that Greenspan talked about the other night. The high oil prices will not a big deal in the "world eceonomy".

    Take the average of the richest nations and the poorest nations and that is what America will look like after the freetraders plans have reached fruition. An average third world region I say region because we will not be a country any longer.
     
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    Maybe not if you live in a tiny village in the remotest part of the Appalachian Mountains, but if you live in a civilized part of the U.S.A. you most certainly can buy ALL of these items made in the U.S.A. They will, however, cost a few :D cents more.

    American shoppers are NOT at the mercy of Wal-Mart. Wal-Mart is at the mercy of the American shopper.


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    It's still socialism LadyEagle only now it's "global socialism". I suppose that makes it more user friendly.

    Wal-Mart has two avantages, Chinese slave labor and that of being a global corporation protected by the free trade agreements.
     
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    The ONLY things in my house that were not made in the good ol' U.S.A. are my wife, myself, our cat, and my electric shaver—a Christmas present from my wife's sister in Holland. [​IMG]

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    </font>[/QUOTE]Bet there's more!
     
  18. LadyEagle

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    I agree with you, poncho. And you're probably right about "third world region." Our borders will never be secure again - that is part of the plan of FTAA. :(

    SMACK, SMACK. Kiss the Republic goodbye. [​IMG] We've lasted over the 200 year mark. It was a great experiment while it lasted. [​IMG]
     
  19. Pennsylvania Jim

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    The ONLY things in my house that were not made in the good ol' U.S.A. are my wife, myself, our cat, and my electric shaver—a Christmas present from my wife's sister in Holland. [​IMG]

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    Don't own a TV set?
     
  20. Craigbythesea

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    Yes, I do. It was made in the U.S.A and includes no imported components. [​IMG]

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