Bush war on Roquefort raises a stink in France

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Bush war on Roquefort raises a stink in France

#1 Post by Jorge Henriquez » January 29th, 2009, 5:31 am

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Besides, they said, Roquefort is only one of dozens of European luxury products that were attacked with high tariffs. The list includes, among other things, French truffles, Irish oatmeal, Italian sparkling water and "fatty livers of ducks and geese," which apparently is how Washington trade bureaucrats say foie gras.
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Re: Bush war on Roquefort raises a stink in France

#2 Post by Bob Wood » January 29th, 2009, 5:46 am

Idiots abound in DC.
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Re: Bush war on Roquefort raises a stink in France

#3 Post by Michael Bowden » January 29th, 2009, 10:59 am

Nothing was wrong before.....why mess things up?
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Re: Bush war on Roquefort raises a stink in France

#4 Post by Jorge Henriquez » January 29th, 2009, 11:03 am

Michael Bowden wrote:Nothing was wrong before.....why mess things up?
Cause they can? [dontknow.gif]
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#5 Post by Bill Tex Landreth » January 29th, 2009, 12:57 pm

Bob Wood wrote:Idiots abound in DC.
Don't let Mollen hear you say that.
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Re: Bush war on Roquefort raises a stink in France

#6 Post by Chris Freemott » January 29th, 2009, 7:15 pm

Typical trade retaliation.

They block our beef due to stupidity over hormones we block their high margin luxo goods.

This will be gone in 3 months.

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