Last year was a bad year for food imports. From poisonous dog treats from China to tainted fish from Vietnam, thousands of Americans fell ill from imported goods coming from countries with lower food safety standards than ours. This year seems to be no different that last year. A study by Oceana found that 38 percent of Chesapeake Blue Crabs are mislabeled. In fact, hundreds of restaurants all across the U.S. are selling these crabs as authentic, when in fact they are fraudulent crabs shipped from as far away as Indonesia. In addition, Oceana also found that more than 30 percent of fish and shrimp sold in restaurants are not the species claimed on the menu.
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Membership in the WTO is of no benefit to us—it actually does us great harm! It has damaged our economy and caused us to forfeit our sovereignty. The WTO now controls us, causing us to have no control over our own affairs. By signing the agreement with the World Trade Organization, the U.S. Congress agreed to concede a major portion of our sovereignty and usurp our democratic legislative process, including:
When the Soviet Union fell, the world rejoiced and the Cold War ended. Some predicted an “end of history” and smooth sailing from there on out. Reality has been very different, because just as the Cold War was ending, an economic war with China was beginning. In truth, it has not been much of a war; more like a one-sided slaughter. The reason for this is the United States will not wake up, does not even want to acknowledge the war has long since begun and it is losing.
In 1950 one out of every three American workers was employed in the manufacturing industry. America was the manufacturing superpower of the world, and our middle class was both booming and enjoying a high standard of living. We were the richest and most productive country in the world.
Nearly everything in a tech store has a label “Made in China” on it. In fact, it is almost difficult to find something that isn’t made in China. Not only has this flood of goods from China put our companies out of business, but they are hurting, even killing people. Counterfeit high end bikes, wheels, and helmets from China are putting people’s life in grave danger.