Old 05-28-20, 11:29 AM
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Originally Posted by Koyote View Post
Well, you haven't really addressed the point I was making: you seem to support the tariffs, and claim to care about creating jobs in the USA, but you repeatedly acknowledge that the tariffs are not changing your practices (nor other people's practices) of buying foreign-made bikes. (And at least you're consistent: in post #9 you mention some bikes you own, or are considering, and they are all foreign-made.) So, what is the point of the tariffs, other than to tax US consumers?
Again Bicycles are a very small percentage of the entire economy. You shouldn't use less than 1% of the entire market to argue the entire economy argument, yet here you are...... trying to do exactly that.
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