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    U.S. Agriculture Secretary says no need for more farm aid

    With China poised to increase purchases of U.S. agricultural goods this year as part of a Phase 1 China trade deal, the U.S. Agriculture Secretary said on Monday there is no need for a third year of trade-related aid for farmers.

    More at: https://news.yahoo.com/u-agriculture...211403214.html
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    What if China renegades on the deal the very last moment?

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    Quote Originally Posted by timosman View Post
    What if China renegades on the deal the very last moment?
    Nothing, I hope.
    The farmers didn't need the aid and it wasn't China that was causing them problems.

    What will happen is much higher tariffs on China.

    And I expect China to break the deal.
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    Robert Heinlein

    Give a man an inch and right away he thinks he's a ruler

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    Linus, from the Peanuts comic

    You cannot have liberty without morality and morality without faith

    Alexis de Torqueville

    Those who fail to learn from the past are condemned to repeat it.
    Those who learn from the past are condemned to watch everybody else repeat it

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    There was no need before . Abolish the USDA .
    Do something Danke

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    Quote Originally Posted by oyarde View Post
    There was no need before . Abolish the USDA .
    I couldn't agree more. Then the FDA.
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    So it'll only be the normal couple dozen billion in vote purchases agricultural investments, not the larger, additional amount spent recently?

    Sweet....
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