and solid USA tariffs in place, USA elederly wont be able to afford a second pair of shoes. It is printing paper money and government regulations that drive capital and jobs away. Thus making us poor and dependable. Free trade puts pressure on local labor to compete and serve consumers the best as they can. Local labor has an advantage over the foreign labor (the cost of transport from overseas.) Without free market pressure, the industry becomes a mafia and forces upon the rest monopoly prices.
Milton Friedman on tariffs and free trade (3.5min): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zk3ruapRQZk
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