A commonsense vote to help manufacturers

  • Article by: Jill Burcum
  • Updated: July 22, 2010 - 12:46 PM
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garagewineJul. 22, 10 1:34 PM

Make the duty reductions permanent and extend them to all sectors of the economy, rather than a few favored companies. Then you'll see real job growth.

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jakeywJul. 22, 10 2:43 PM

It is pretty hard to buy votes when you act in the general welfare of the entire country. Of course according to the constitution you are not supposed to grant some people special favors while handicapping others hence the "general" welfare clause (general meaning it should benefit everyone). Unfortunately we have gone down the road of allowing congress to buy votes by misusing their regulatory powers.

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tracyeberlyJul. 22, 10 4:03 PM

Who knew?

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hblanekJul. 22, 10 4:33 PM

The folks whose jobs have been saved should be required to shop at typically more expensive stores like Byerly's and Lund's. This way their money, like ours in relation to their products, won't buy as many of the things they might prefer since their grocery bill will be higher than were they allowed to avail themselves of cheaper alternatives.

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wa0tdaJul. 22, 10 5:53 PM

She voted against a bill that would promoted volunteerism, and against this very reasonable bill. It's all about ideology and not about what might help us in the 6th District.

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jakeywJul. 23, 10 7:58 AM

You need to read the bill before you comment on it. This bill DOESN'T impose tariffs on things! It removes them! This REDUCES the cost of manufacturing in the US by removing the duties on imported inputs and raw materials. Tt DOESN'T INCREASE impose tariffs on imported finished goods. It is PRO-Free Trade and Bachmann messed up.

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