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Why We Need Tariffs

There has been a lot of bad information going around various news sites talking about how bad tariffs are. It appears that protectionism is now a bad word.

Do people not know their history? At one time tariffs were a main source of tax revenue. We had roads, public service, military, a working government, everything the nation needed.

Then came along the income tax. Several decades later the terrible idea of free trade was signed into law by Bill Clinton. Bill Clinton is not to blame. Free trade started with Richard Nixon and has continued through every president since.

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