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  •  I actually posted a link to real data above (1+ / 0-)
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    Neon Vincent

    if you are interested in educating yourself.  The answer is export goods are way up over the last five years (by like 45%).  

    •  Still not that significant as a percentage azwipe (0+ / 0-)
    •  Thanks, but I came into this conversation... (3+ / 0-)
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      mattman, bablhous, corvo

      ...already educated. But just to confirm that I didn't get stupid all of a sudden, I checked out your link.  My previous response is in the blockquote - and I stand by it in its entirety.

      "if you are interested in educating yourself.  The answer is export goods are way up over the last five years (by like 45%)."  

      ... the trade deficit has increased by 74% since 2002.

      I'm afraid that that's exactly the kind of "progress" that's turning us into a banana republic.

      Stagnant wages, no savings, massive debt and rising prices for food and energy.

      I just don't get what in the hell you're cheering about?  The data is damning!

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