Why does America need to get back to protectionism?
Alexander Hamilton helped found this country on protectionism. It propelled this country to greatness. It all began to fall apart under a corporate scheme hosted by Ronald Reagan. South Korea is a good example of how protectionism works. In 1961 the average pay for one of it's citizens was less than $100 per year. Now they have hoisted themselves to a position of global power through protectionism. We will bring jobs back to America by protecting our people...not corporations!
Asked By: NW Trapper - 3/6/2008
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
We don't. However the Democratic politicians think that this will get them votes.
Answered By: m1a1mikegolf - 3/6/2008
Additional Answers (6)
America does not need that. It is likely that you mean the United States, but the US is NOT America in fact it is not even one third of it... More
Answered By: r1b1c* - 3/6/2008
Protectionism is not the answer. Free trade is the answer. Take your union BS elsewhere.
Answered By: The Oft-Suspended RP McMurphy - 3/6/2008
standard of living as a whole has gone up since Reagan, however it may be worth considering to protect jobs, knowing that price will go up as a consequence. Thing is if a candidate ran on that they wouldn't be elected, to many morons who think that it is possible to have an amazing standard of living with no negatives... More
Answered By: Greg - 3/6/2008
Well, we know Obama isn't sincere about protectionism. Do you really think the wife of the guy who set the record for most trade deals signed is a big protectionist either? I'm pretty sure McCain isn't a protectionist so your SOL.
Answered By: michinoku2001 - 3/6/2008
If the US wants to commit suicide it should implement full protectionism. Korea has prospered by actively pursuing foreign markets, not by protectionism.
Answered By: Growl - 3/6/2008
Are you saying that Ronald Reagan was the first President to preside over a bad economy... More
Answered By: Texas Underdog - 3/6/2008
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
Jobs hiring near your local area. Part-time, Full-time, Work at home.
Sobre 287 Trabajos en tu area. $15-87/hora - Aplica Ahora.
Other Career Questions
What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.
Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
2013 Engineering Jobs Outlook
Engineers will find job opportunities in select disciplines in 2013, with candidates who are all-around, client-oriented businesspeople in demand.
Best-Paying Jobs by Major
What could you earn with a particular four-year degree? Find out by checking out this list of the top-paying jobs for 20 of the most common majors.
Eight High-Paying, Secure Jobs
Want to earn a good salary and enjoy a measure of job security as well? Check out these well-paying jobs on tap for fast growth in the coming years.