Fellow farmers, with Trump’s trade wars hurting farmers and Trump’s tariff taxes soon raising prices on numerous goods, I urge caution with increasing your debts.
I believe two issues are especially driving trade wars. Aluminum and steel tariffs applied because of “national security,” while seemingly silly, allows the Trump Administration to selectively give waivers to favored corporations. Yes, a Republican government bureaucrat decides if you’re a winner or a big loser. Do they decide based on Republican donations?
Secondly, Republicans love strong intellectual property rights. Multinational corporations and the wealthy are in total control of America and they naturally want more money and power. Long-term patents and copyrights, for instance, help insure monopolistic control by the wealthy and the Stock Market loves it.
We will soon have a Supreme Court in the pocket of the wealthy for decades to come.
Good paying jobs are not returning to the U.S. because of robotics. Even China is moving heavily toward robotics.
Republicans gave the wealthy a $1 trillion tax cut which adds $1 trillion to our deficit. Now the Republican “tax reform 2.0” would give more tax cuts to the wealthy and add another $2 trillion to our deficit.
At some future time, the Republicans will “remember” deficits are bad. They will then go after Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid because that’s where the big money is. If you don’t understand that then you’re not paying attention.