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Thu Jul 5, 2018, 02:26 PM

 

Workers in this town may become victims of Trump's trade war,but they're behind him 'no matter what'

By JENNY JARVIE JUL 05, 2018 | 3:00 AM POPLAR BLUFF, MO.

Jimmie Coffer, a machine programmer at the nation’s largest nail-making plant, voted for Donald Trump partly because he was confident he would bring manufacturing jobs back to America.

So the 39-year-old factory worker was shocked last month when 60 of his co-workers were laid off after the Trump administration imposed a 25% tariff on the steel his company imports from Mexico. Now, as his bosses cut back hours and warn they may have to let 200 more workers go in the coming weeks, he worries he may lose his job as a result of the president’s policies.

But Coffer is still gung-ho about Trump.

“I support him 100%,” he said last week. “In fact, I’d like to shake his hand. He’s doing a great job.”

“Most workers are behind Trump, no matter what,” said Diane Brogdon, 54, a machine operator who has worked for the company for 12 years.



http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-missouri-town-tariff-20180705-story.html

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Reply Workers in this town may become victims of Trump's trade war,but they're behind him 'no matter what' (Original post)
workinclasszero Jul 2018 OP
The Velveteen Ocelot Jul 2018 #1
RKP5637 Jul 2018 #2
Historic NY Jul 2018 #3
Rebl2 Jul 2018 #4
workinclasszero Jul 2018 #5
lastlib Jul 2018 #8
AZ8theist Jul 2018 #6
keithbvadu2 Jul 2018 #7

Response to workinclasszero (Original post)

Thu Jul 5, 2018, 02:32 PM

1. Let's see how they feel when they've actually been out of work for awhile,

and the bills aren't getting paid and the mortgage is past due. If they haven't figured out the problem by that time, I'll be serenading them on a tiny violin, accompanied by a sad trombone. Womp, womp.

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Reply #1)

Thu Jul 5, 2018, 02:37 PM

2. Yep, they don't seem to understand the implications of what Trump is doing and how it will

affect them.

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Response to workinclasszero (Original post)

Thu Jul 5, 2018, 03:05 PM

3. So we should be outraged "I really don't care do you".

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Response to workinclasszero (Original post)

Thu Jul 5, 2018, 04:39 PM

4. I just

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don’t understand this type of thinking. How can you be so gung-ho on someone who is basically causing you to be laid off.

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Response to Rebl2 (Reply #4)

Thu Jul 5, 2018, 07:08 PM

5. It's a cult

 

Trump is the deplorables Jim Jones. They love him even as he destroys their jobs and families.

Willingly drinking down his poison kool-aid to the last drop.

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Response to Rebl2 (Reply #4)

Thu Jul 5, 2018, 10:29 PM

8. (key word here is "thinking". They really AREN'T.)

FatRump will drive them to the poorhouse, and they will never connect that to his policies. They will just listen to his rants like the one today, and say, "Gosh, isn't he making 'Murica great again?"

The neurons just aren't firing in the right order, and no amount of percussive maintenance is going to fix that.

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Response to workinclasszero (Original post)

Thu Jul 5, 2018, 07:38 PM

6. The stupidity of Dotard Deplorables..

boggles my imagination. This fucking imbecile is about to lose HIS LIVELIHOOD due to his "hero" and is STILL supporting him.

ABSOLUTELY unfathomable. What a moran. "He's doing a great job"...REALLY YOU FUCKING IDIOT??!?!?!?

REALLY????!?!?!?!

What a bunch of ignorant imbecilic douche bags. I hope all of them (deleted reactionary wish list of bad things) while they praise their "Dear Leader".

Imbeciles.

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Response to workinclasszero (Original post)

Thu Jul 5, 2018, 07:40 PM

7. Don't cry for me Argentina... They will get republican welfare - full pay and benefits.

Don't cry for me Argentina... They will get republican welfare - full pay and benefits.

Won't they?

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