I'm not sure the U.S. needs to export goods, but rather, I think it could be self sustaining in just about everything.
The politicians are always queuing up to tell us just how terrible isolationist economics would be for us all. It is practically a mantra. But you start to wonder if it would actually make things any worse than they are now for ordinary folk. There might actually be some dignity to be had from making our own stuff.
So how do we break this link? Can it be broken? Seems like it is pretty firmly held, and I have my doubts that we can get anywhere with the problem. "we're screwed, blued and tattooed" by the very people who supposedly are in the public trust. Larry, try these links. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battl_of_Athens_(1946) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McMinn_ County_War I'm not very good at this. Iif these don't work, google McMinn County War.This is how things will eventually be handled.
......... especially China. If we resist, they can blackmail us by threatening to sell off the debt they hold.. So how do we break this link? Can it be broken?
They had over 1million people march on DC last weekend to protest the direction things are going.. The media chose not to cover it or downplay the turnout..