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Old 22.06.2018, 11:41
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How much bourbon does the EU even import?

Wonder if Trump will go through with his threat to place tariffs on motorcars? Germany will sh!t themselves if he does.
If you use a little known thing called google you find "The top five
purchasers of Kentucky whiskies are Canada ($7,259 million), the United Kingdom ($2,558 million), Mexico ($2,304 million), China ($1,929 million) and France ($1,773 million), according to the Census Bureau."

German motor manufacturers already have very large manufacturing plants in US, a recent statement from Daimler expressed concern that new tariffs would impact their exports from the US.
The BMW plant in Spartanburg County is the largest vehicle exporter by value from the U.S. in 2017.
As I posted before today's world is very complex and so it is hard to evaluate who will be most hurt by new tariffs, in the case of auto tariffs it could be US auto workers in US located German car plants would be hardest hit!
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(you are after all almost of PhD intellect)
Ad hominem. Typical tactic If you think I'm stupid then I can assure you that even after going to two universities, both always in the top 10 world rankings, one of which is regularly in the top 2, I feel stupid too. I mean no personal insult of course. let's keep it civil.
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I’m someone confused with those that believe that former presidents were ‘almost as bad’; ‘just as bad’, or ‘even worse’ as being justification for Trumps activities.

It doesn’t actually make it acceptable.
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If you use a little known thing called google you find "The top five purchasers of Kentucky whiskies are Canada ($7,259 million)...
$7.3 billion???!!!!! That's $200 per man, woman and child living in Canada! Seriously? That just doesn't seem possible, especially since Canadians produce their own whiskey and also import Scotch, etc.
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I’m someone confused with those that believe that former presidents were ‘almost as bad’; ‘just as bad’, or ‘even worse’ as being justification for Trumps activities.

It doesn’t actually make it acceptable.
Muh fake outrage though. Why be outraged now and not earlier? That's the point being made.
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Old 22.06.2018, 11:54
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Obama was Trump's predecessor or am I in a new timeline again? By definition, Trump inherited everything from Obama. So, Bush did 'Operation Streamline', huh? Why did Barack 'the second coming of the lord' Obama keep it? Or is that Trump's fault too?

The crisis you talk of was manufactured by the mainstream media. The situation already existed under Obama:

http://uk.businessinsider.com/photos...18-6?r=US&IR=T

Even worse: Obama Administration Placed Immigrant Children With Human Traffickers:

https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/di...n-traffickers/


Facts, eh?
Obama changes were stymied by a Republican majority Congress.

Trump needs to accelerate his agenda before he faces a Democratic majority Congress.
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$7.3 billion???!!!!! That's $200 per man, woman and child living in Canada! Seriously? That just doesn't seem possible, especially since Canadians produce their own whiskey and also import Scotch, etc.
They have to fill those barrels around the dogs' necks with something.
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Democratic majority Congress.
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Ad hominem. Typical tactic If you think I'm stupid then I can assure you that even after going to two universities, both always in the top 10 world rankings, one of which is regularly in the top 2, I feel stupid too. I mean no personal insult of course. let's keep it civil.
I think you just demonstrated your own stupidity.

Not only do you keep making stupidly disingenuous remarks ("I said 'if'", "Obama was Trump's predecessor or am I in a new timeline again?", "Trump talking to Melania's spokesperson?"), you willfully misinterpret statements of fact. StirB did not suggest you had low intellect; he stated just the opposite. I, on the other hand, am suggesting that you continually do display a lack of critical thought or even basic understanding.
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They have to fill those barrels around the dogs' necks with something.
Nah, that's Switzerland. You know, where they make the cuckoo clocks.
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lol
Indeed, most of the world will be laughing out loud come November.
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Old 22.06.2018, 11:59
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$7.3 billion???!!!!! That's $200 per man, woman and child living in Canada! Seriously? That just doesn't seem possible, especially since Canadians produce their own whiskey and also import Scotch, etc.
I agree the numbers do not make sense, here is the source.
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Nah, that's Switzerland. You know, were they make the cuckoo clocks.
Are you sure they aren't Canadian? I definitely saw some in their province of Alaska.
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Muh fake outrage though. Why be outraged now and not earlier? That's the point being made.
Trump is the first president -- ever, probably -- to engage in a relentless campaign to discredit his predecessors. Even Bush Sr and Clinton got along, both while Clinton was president and afterwards. There has been no call for anybody to be outraged until now.
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Are you sure they aren't Canadian? I definitely saw some in Alaska.
Nope, they're from Louisiana. Of course, the clocks aren't Alaskan, either.
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Old 22.06.2018, 12:09
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I agree the numbers do not make sense, here is the source.
Perhaps check Canada's exports as well. Could be that exports from the US are channelled through Canada due to some regulation or customs fee advantage by that route.
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I think you just demonstrated your own stupidity.

Not only do you keep making stupidly disingenuous remarks ("I said 'if'", "Obama was Trump's predecessor or am I in a new timeline again?", "Trump talking to Melania's spokesperson?"), you willfully misinterpret statements of fact. StirB did not suggest you had low intellect; he stated just the opposite. I, on the other hand, am suggesting that you continually do display a lack of critical thought or even basic understanding.
Ad hominem attack, from a mod no less Aren't you supposed to feign some impartiality instead of going all-out SJW?
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They have to fill those barrels around the dogs' necks with something.
No wonder more than half the export volume is shipped in barrels.
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Old 22.06.2018, 12:16
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I agree the numbers do not make sense, here is the source.
They are off by 1000, somebody used a comma in place of a decimal point.

Total yearly exportation is only $311M.

"Kentucky exported $311 million of whiskies to other countries in 2015" (from the same source).

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Muh fake outrage though. Why be outraged now and not earlier? That's the point being made.
According to the link you posted earlier the Obama administration was having to deal with huge numbers of unaccompanied children entering the US "In the fall of 2013, tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors traveled to the U.S. southern border, in flight from poverty and gang violence in Central America."

Whereas the Trump administration is ripping children from their families.

Do you see the difference?

Incidentally it seems we were wrong about Trump inheriting this family separation law.
According to the Snopes site you conveniently directed me to
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The family separation policy was a Trump administration invention consequently the outrage!

BTW if you claim Trump inherited US laws directly from his predecessor Obama then Obama must also be responsible for the US Constitution
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