Lets have the first father/son as president and vice president! WOOT!
Ron Paul is the "Right's" version of Dennis Kucinich..
Go back farther and the Indian nations traded with each other.
And you wonder why Ronulans are so roundly mocked and discarded when it comes to serious discussions of politics.
The tariff was put in place for several reasons after the American Revolution, to encourage American Industry in the North, to limit the South's agricultural power that was derived from slavery and most importantly to limit England's influence in the US. there was a lot of pressure to keep them balanced, and where one of the leading causes of the Civil War.
It was protectionism pure and simple. The last time we put a tariff on something, Bush got his ass handed to him because the price of steel skyrocketed due to the trade war that went on between the US, Europe and China
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