[Homestead] globalism & isolationism- was B. C.'s latest achievement
billj at harborside.com
Mon Sep 26 18:19:19 EDT 2005
I'm told "our friends the Saudis" are under suspicion.
Repeating B. C.'s false dichotomy won't do it. The alternative to what
we have now is not isolationism, but limited trade. But refraining from
trading with the world's largest human rights violator does not make a
government protectionist either way.
What so worrying is that all it takes for B. C.'s grand scheme of social
engineering to be a total economy-crushing failure is for other
countries' citizens to decide they don't like us, and cease to buy our
products. Which value-added product of ours is it that the
rank-and-file Chinese buy, besides cigarettes? Is there any realistic
hope they'll ever be able to afford a can of spam anyway, FTMP, living
in a communist trickle-down economy?
It's true they're all globalists, and all future major-party candidates
will be, if I bet correctly, but it took the assurance of a president
from both parties for the globalists to proceed with this level of
Gene GeRue wrote:
>>Thing is, globalism won't work indefinately.
>How do you feel it will break down? And what alternative should we strive for?
>I don't understand our national economy, let alone the global economy. NOT SURE ANYONE DOES...
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