What do you think of my solution to the trade imbalance and job outsourcing?
Tax the companies within the United States who outsource jobs and import their products from foreign countries so that their goods would cost more than the goods of products made in America. I guess one problem with this would be that the countries that we import from will no longer want to take our exports, but I think that there would be enough business within America and with other countries that we don't outsource jobs to that would make up for that.
Asked By: Walt - 10/20/2007
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You have a decent premise, but allow me to suggest the following... More
Answered By: Damian M - 10/20/2007
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Hillary and her communist buddies won't like it. From here on, you need to watch your back.
Answered By: WiderScope - 10/20/2007
That would just be a tariff on foreign goods. it would probably violate various free trade agreements that we have signed with other countries.......
Answered By: Brian - 10/20/2007
How about quit over taxing the Corporations. They are lured into a community with a standard tax rate and like a credit card company they change the taxes on the Corporate so that the community relies only on the business. They then complain about job outsourcing or the business's moving to another location. Granted... More
Answered By: D C Timberstone - 10/20/2007
Trade promotes interdependency. Interdependency promotes peace because we all rely on each other. Trade also spreads wealth which also promotes peace... More
Answered By: A Person - 10/20/2007
The United States hardly manufactures anything any more. Taxing the companies who export might work, but why not just use an import tariff? That's what we did for a very long time and it worked well. Free Trade is a scam that only works for a few. We should end all the "free" trade agreements.
Answered By: ZardoZ - 10/20/2007
YEA,,,, Great , now lets see how we can do that ? that has to be put on a ballot every real American will vote for it But the ones making all that money overseas doing business will not even let it in the front door, Sad... More
Answered By: rose g - 10/20/2007
In other words -- interfere with capitalism and the free market economy enough to ensure that the US govt determines who companies can buy from and contract with -- because the US govt is uniquely qualified to be the final arbiter of what makes good business policy. NOT.
Answered By: coragryph - 10/20/2007
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