Because it's cheaper. It lowers the cost of consumer goods. I'll let you decide if that's a good thing or not.
"John W. Redelfs" wrote: > Why would the USA lower its tariffs, allow most of its heavy industry to relocate >overseas, and become dependent on the rest of the world for almost everything, and >then get into a war? How would war with China affect Wal-Mart? How would Wal-Mart >going belly up affect our national economy? I'm just curious why 1) we would make >ourselves dependent on the rest of the world for almost everything except computer >software, and then 2) pick a fight? > > John W. Redelfs [EMAIL PROTECTED] > -- Marc A. Schindler Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada -- Gateway to the Boreal Parkland "The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark." --Michelangelo Buonarroti Note: This communication represents the informal personal views of the author solely; its contents do not necessarily reflect those of the authorís employer, nor those of any organization with which the author may be associated. ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// /// ZION LIST CHARTER: Please read it at /// /// http://www.zionsbest.com/charter.html /// ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// ==^^=============================================================== This email was sent to: email@example.com EASY UNSUBSCRIBE click here: http://topica.com/u/?aaP9AU.bWix1n Or send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] T O P I C A -- Register now to manage your mail! http://www.topica.com/partner/tag02/register ==^^===============================================================