Trump’s Insane Tariff War Is Killing Consumer Loved Dollar Tree Stores

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  1. JAKE Earthshine profile image76
    JAKE Earthshineposted 17 months ago

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    And just about everything else: His crazy reckless ineptitude is causing massive gas and product tax hikes which is passed on to all Americans: While retarded, dangerously unhinged ‘Donald the Bozo CLOWN’ falls perversely in love with an evil N Korean dictator named Kim Jung Un like the natural born public idiot he is, consumer friendly deep discount Dollar Tree Stores and others are being sabotaged by his insane tariff wars, and that’s a very sad fact but Bozo Trump, the sick narcissistic pathological liar, probably could care less about what you pay for products just like he could probably care less about Christianity, the USA, our farmers, your family or your healthcare and that’s unacceptable: Most respected experts predicted the obvious, that Bozo Trump would be the worst disaster in American history, a destroyer of our once great and vibrant economy and that’s yet another sad and unfortunate consequence:

    1. JAKE Earthshine profile image76
      JAKE Earthshineposted 17 months agoin reply to this

      The shear magnitude of unnecessary destruction our once great economy will ultimately realize caused by and idiot clown named Donald John Trump, a creton weirdo named Steve Mnuchin, a white supremacist named 'filth face' Steve Bannon along with a complicit Russian republican congress, will be difficult to calculate in the coming years:

      "Dollar Tree, and its customers, feel pain of tariffs on Chinese imports"

      "Few stores, and shoppers, are as affected by the Trump administration’s escalating trade fight with China as Dollar Tree and its massive base of low- and middle-income customers.

      Late last month, President Donald Trump slapped a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports. Unlike previous rounds of tariffs on Chinese products, which largely taxed industrial goods, the new duty touches everyday consumer items. That's the sweet spot for the Chesapeake, Virginia-based Dollar Tree, which owns 15,000 Dollar Tree and Family Dollar discount variety stores across the U.S., and may soon need to pull items off shelves, or take other steps to offset the higher costs. The tariff may also hit communities if the company pulls back on store openings and hiring."

      https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/20 … 498752002/

  2. Live to Learn profile image78
    Live to Learnposted 17 months ago

    1.10 store instead of 1.00 store? I can still afford to shop there.

    1. JAKE Earthshine profile image76
      JAKE Earthshineposted 17 months agoin reply to this

      That's nice and congratulations, maybe you're one of the filthy rich who could care less about working Americans just like charlatan Bozo Trump could care less, but a dime more for each product is too much for many working class and senior citizen Americans on a fixed income and it's not just reflected in the prices at Dollar Tree, prices are rising at just about every store including walmart and many of these consumer friendly establishments will not survive this orange clowns tenure if his madness is allowed to go on for much longer:

      Just like many Americans can't afford Bozo Trump's skyrocketing gas prices, or his auto prices or skyrocketing consumer goods prices or failure to raise the minimum wage: He's a lying charlatan, nothing more and nothing less and finally the truth about his finances is beginning to emerge through the media as a result of fantastic investigative reporting:

      1. Live to Learn profile image78
        Live to Learnposted 17 months agoin reply to this

        Prices are always rising. Gotta do better Jake. And, if you think me being able to afford 1.10 over 1.00 makes me filthy rich I'd suggest you go apply for assistance.

        1. JAKE Earthshine profile image76
          JAKE Earthshineposted 17 months agoin reply to this

          A dime is a dime to alot of Americans as they involuntarily pay dearly for Bozo Trump's complete incompetence:

          1. Live to Learn profile image78
            Live to Learnposted 17 months agoin reply to this

            A dime is a dime. Congratulations. You've finally made a true statement.

            I'm so proud of you.

            1. JAKE Earthshine profile image76
              JAKE Earthshineposted 17 months agoin reply to this

              Unlike the dishonest right wing crazies around here and of course Bozo Trump, everyone knows I always make true statements:

              "Fact Checker Analysis
              President Trump has made 4,229 false or misleading claims in 558 days"

              https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/fac … aa58a72d10

  3. JAKE Earthshine profile image76
    JAKE Earthshineposted 17 months ago

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    Every legitimate expert on this planet warned the world of the severe irreparable detrimental economic consequences of a megalomaniac idiot like Bozo Trump gaining access to our oval office: I just pray we can salvage at least a few pieces of broken America after he's imprisoned, which is where he must end up if we still have laws:

    "Trump's New Chinese Tariffs Are Hitting Dollar Tree Stores"

    "President Donald Trump’s new 10% tariff on Chinese imports is impacting low- and middle-income customers somewhere you might not expect: Dollar Tree.

    Unlike previous tariffs that targeted industrial goods, the new duty enacted last month hits consumer items, many of which are sold at Dollar Tree and Family Dollar’s 15,000 locations across the country. The increased cost is forcing the company to reconsider carrying some items, which now have a significantly smaller margin. Over time it may also impact the chain’s ability to hire new employees or open new locations."

  4. profile image0
    Ed Fisherposted 17 months ago

    Your dollar stores pay such a small hourly rate that around here $7.00 hr. that democrats  working there are actually embezzling from the stores themselves just to make a decent living ,Jake .

    One more democratic "stimulus" addition ?     Embezzling .

    1. JAKE Earthshine profile image76
      JAKE Earthshineposted 17 months agoin reply to this

      It's complete lies like yours that will soon give HP a bad 'Alex Jones' or 'RT' of breitbart reputation: Is that your goal? To get HP removed from circulation?

  5. JAKE Earthshine profile image76
    JAKE Earthshineposted 17 months ago

    Breaking BIG ******: Dow Jones sinking and sinking fast down by 320 points: Consumer Loved Dollar Tree Stores under significant margin and profit pressure forced to raise prices, discontinue product lines and perhaps even be forced out of business or to downsize due exclusively to Bozo Trump's insane tariff wars which equates to MASSIVE tax hikes at the wholesale and retail levels for the store and ALL Americans who depend upon deeply discounted products:

    1. wilderness profile image95
      wildernessposted 17 months agoin reply to this

      Is that like the MASSIVE increases in gas prices...as I watch it fall by nearly 50 cents in the past few weeks?  That kind of "MASSIVE increases"?

      1. JAKE Earthshine profile image76
        JAKE Earthshineposted 17 months agoin reply to this

        Really wilderness ?? Gas prices are down 50 cents in your neck of the woods ?? And I thought Ed Fisher told WHOPPERS: Which galaxy do you live in because we all might just move there with you ??

        Don't look now, but Bozo Trump's phony stock market is collapsing right before our very eyes just like his phony illegitimate presidency: DOWN 700 Points and counting just today: CRASH Crash Crash ***** VOTE Republicans OUT *****:

        1. wilderness profile image95
          wildernessposted 17 months agoin reply to this

          Boise, Id.  Six months ago it was around $3.50; this morning I saw $2.89.

          You've been claiming a massive gasoline price increase for a long time now, but it hasn't happened anywhere in the country as far as I know.  A very small increase, perhaps ending as high as it was a year ago, but that's it.

          Same for the Dow: up 2800 in the past year and 5772 since he took office.  That's quite a crash!

          1. Live to Learn profile image78
            Live to Learnposted 17 months agoin reply to this

            I've begun to believe he's smiling in his profile picture because it's all a joke. I laugh every time I read his posts.

            1. wilderness profile image95
              wildernessposted 17 months agoin reply to this

              lol

          2. JAKE Earthshine profile image76
            JAKE Earthshineposted 17 months agoin reply to this

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            What else could anyone expect after this 72 year old mental case was embedded in our oval office?

            Congratulations, I guess Boise is the only place in the universe where gas prices have come down a bit, although $ 2.89 per gallon is still way up there for a city that's far removed from civilization and way out there in the sticks:

            You can both thank Bozo Trump for that, you can also thank him for Dollar Tree stores hitting financial strain because of Bozo's retarded trade war tariffs which we are all paying dearly for:

          3. MizBejabbers profile image87
            MizBejabbersposted 9 months agoin reply to this

            Wilderness, In my neck of the woods, it is right back up to where it started. Gas prices here in the Little Rock area were about $2.69, and then the prices fell about $.90 a gallon. It is now back up to $2.69 at the two stations on I-40 near my house. The gas price relief didn't last very long.

            1. wilderness profile image95
              wildernessposted 9 months agoin reply to this

              Here too.  We're at $3.16 - $3.20.  Expected, though - it began rising when memorial day began to come into view.  It does every year (which might well mean that without the drop it would be back to $4).

            2. JAKE Earthshine profile image76
              JAKE Earthshineposted 9 months agoin reply to this

              MizBejabbers: Anyway you slice it, due to Bozo Trump's unprecedented instability in his mind, crazy madness and shear ineptitude, he has caused gas prices to SKYROCKET which is just another burdensome TAX on Americans who are already paying through the NOSE on just about everything else because of his INSANE Trade War Tariffs:

              Mexico is playing the same card Kim Jung Un did, Kim supposedly promised he would dismantle his NUKES and he's still firing missiles to this day right in the face of Bozo Trump just like China is playing Donny for the fool he is: Now, Mexico made a few promises they'd made in the past and those promises will NEVER be kept and shouldn't be kept:  All these leaders watch Bozo sit on his fat obese butt all day and night TWITTERING away so they know EXACTLY what's rolling around in his twisted little head 24/7 and they know exactly how to play him for the fool: Soon we'll be back to normal with a STRONG, Intelligent leader who will strive to enhance our lives, not DESTROY them:

  6. JAKE Earthshine profile image76
    JAKE Earthshineposted 17 months ago

    Bozo Trump and his complicit anarchistic capitalistic republicans must be STOPPED Cold at the ballot box in NOV: STOP this insane reckless madness instigated by a feverish narcissistic incompetent fool and his crazy right wing clowns:


    "President Trump's Tariffs Will Hurt America More Than China"


    "Let’s stop pretending. An import tariff is nothing but a tax on consumers and businesses. Not in the exporting country, but the importing one. So the 10% tariff on $200bn of Chinese imports that President Trump has just imposed is in reality a new tax on Americans. And it will hurt America much more than China."

    https://www.forbes.com/sites/francescop … 729dcd6276

  7. JAKE Earthshine profile image76
    JAKE Earthshineposted 17 months ago

    "Trump’s tariffs and Target are killing Dollar Tree"

    * Millennials, even well-off ones, shop at dollar stores for bargains on basic items.

    * Dollar store products will be affected by tariffs on Chinese imports.

    https://www.aol.com/article/finance/201 … /23556810/

    1. JAKE Earthshine profile image76
      JAKE Earthshineposted 17 months agoin reply to this

      CODE Red Economic EMERGENCY ********: Chaos Chaos Madness: Another Massive Trump Induced Economic Crash: Dow Jones DOWN 400 - 500 POINTS due to Mr Trump's Massive Tariff Tax Increases on ALL Americans and the unsettling uncertainty of republican elite Mitch McConnell's criminal threats to sabotage our senior citizens social security and medicare benefits: Mitch McConnell presides over one of the most impoverished states in the nation Kentucky and Bozo Trump drove cash cow casinos into the dirt, these are the last 2 incompetents we need to be dismantling our social security and healthcare system:

      Dollar Tree Stores still trying to survive Mr. Trump's direct assault on their business with his crazy trade war with China forcing Dollar Tree and many other deep discount stores into financial stress and uncertainty:

      Go to the POLLS and vote republicans OUT before it's too late:

  8. Castlepaloma profile image75
    Castlepalomaposted 17 months ago

    These high tariffs are really dangerous for America. Last time America made high tariffs like this, it was in the 30s depression years that leads to the Second world war

  9. PrettyPanther profile image81
    PrettyPantherposted 9 months ago

    You know it's insane when the Republicans in Congress are balking.

  10. Kathryn L Hill profile image80
    Kathryn L Hillposted 9 months ago

    Its all cheap junk from CHINA. Why buy it? Why get hooked on it?  Meanwhile, American honey producers are selling big time, for the first time in years.


    Buy American-Made!!!!!

    - should have gotten on board in the 80's.
    It had to happen and Trump knows it. Thank God for his bravery. Its our patriotic duty to see it through. Yes, to the tariffs.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTVqZNObw5o

    1. MizBejabbers profile image87
      MizBejabbersposted 9 months agoin reply to this

      Please tell me where to buy American made goods!

      I have a good retirement income and I don't have to buy from dollar stores, but I love them. Buy American...I would love to, but even Mr. Sam is rolling over in his grave because WalMart is selling mostly Chinese-made crap instead of American-made goods. Our fine department stores, Dillards and Belk, are selling very little American-made. Why pay more than a dollar for Chinese crap when I don't have to?

      I love American-made shoes and I buy SAS when I can find my size or the Israeli-made Naots. (My salesman called them Israeli-made Birkenstocks, but they are much softer.) Both brands are equally expensive, but I can't wear Chinese-made shoes. They don't fit and they feel like walking on a bed of rocks, but my flip flops to wear out in the garden came from the dollar store. I don't believe flip flops are made in this country.

      1. JAKE Earthshine profile image76
        JAKE Earthshineposted 9 months agoin reply to this

        Congratulations Mizbejabbers, you're one of the very few here in the crumbling USA of Bozo Trump who can afford to shop in places other than Dollar Tree or the 99 cent store: When the minimum wage is raised to at least $15 per hour which will NEVER EVER happen until Donald and communist russian loving republicans are bounced out and into prison cells, then maybe more individuals will be financial able to diversify their shopping into pricier establishments:

        Until then, Dollar Tree is a necessity for most American consumers and these DEEP Discount stores are in serious danger from Bozo Trump's INSANE Ignorance and Recklessness:

        1. MizBejabbers profile image87
          MizBejabbersposted 9 months agoin reply to this

          I know that, Jake, and believe me, I've paid my dues. I'm not bragging, just stating a fact. I raised two children as a single mom with little to no child support. We lived in dangerous crappy neighborhoods and I drove older balky cars. Most of the time my income was minimum wage or little better. I would have loved to have had the privilege of shopping at a dollar store then.
          I did not come from privilege, but worked hard to get some stability and a good retirement. I agree that Trump is working to take all that away from me and from people who are working hard to accomplish a good life. I defended dollar stores and I stated that I enjoy shopping in them.
          This idea of buying American is over. Trump just gave lip service to bringing it back. He can't force big corporations to bring their factories back to this country. When Mr. Sam was alive, WalMart provided American-made goods for Americans to buy. His kids have made a mockery of his ideas and now provide cheap Chinese-made goods to America. So I ask again, "why go there and pay triple or more for them when we can get the same stuff from dollar stores for a dollar?" I don't know about you, but I love saving money.

          1. JAKE Earthshine profile image76
            JAKE Earthshineposted 9 months agoin reply to this

            That was a SINCERE Congratulations MizBejabbers not a sarcastic one, and I'm happy that you are financially able to afford certain products and or luxuries that the overwhelming majority of Americans are not able to and will NEVER be able to under this HORRIFICALLY Corrupt and INSANE Illegitimate Administration:

            Does everyone REMEMBER this? YES, it was a fantastic tax cut if you consider TRILLIONS of our wealth being transferred to greedy rich slobs in the form of "CORPORATE Welfare" as a fantastic plan, and oh yes, did you as a hard working American honestly think this russian puppet was gonna' give you a pay raise? Well think again, because he told you right to your FACE on national television that you as a WORKER would NEVER get a pay raise from republicans because in his tiny little warped mind, "YOU"RE WAGES are too HIGH": UNREAL he actually said that and you actually voted for this fool ???? What's wrong with you ????

            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Z1ZdkDRQuM

            1. MizBejabbers profile image87
              MizBejabbersposted 9 months agoin reply to this

              Thank you, Jake. I just wish I could have afforded a better life for my children when they were at home.

              1. JAKE Earthshine profile image76
                JAKE Earthshineposted 9 months agoin reply to this

                Well Mizejabbers, now you can do ALL children of the USA even CONservative ones despite themselves a great big favor by VOTING Progressive Democratic BLUE up and down the ballot in 2020: This will ensure yours and everyone elses children have the BEST possible chance at enhancing and improving their quality of life with affordable and or premium free HealthCARE, Guaranteed Minimum Wage Pay Raises and PROTECTION of Social Security and Medicare for when they retire like you someday:

                I shop at Dollar Tree it's a fantastic store: I buy the very same things I once bought at stores like Home Depot, Walmart and other places for a fraction of the cost: It's already too late for our farming industry and many Americans who have already been decimated by Donny the Russian Poodle's economy wrecking notions, when this weakling megalomaniac is finally removed from our oval office, I hope it's not too late for consumer friendly establishments like these to make a come back:

                1. MizBejabbers profile image87
                  MizBejabbersposted 9 months agoin reply to this

                  Don't you just love those little flashlights from DollarTree? $1 there, but $3-$4 at other stores. I will never vote big corporate Republican no matter who they run for president! I remember the 80s when the S&Ls failed. My coworker's husband made a gigantic salary working for a "privileged" S&L that took over a bunch of little failures. They were able to afford a mansion in a fancy part of town on his salary.

      2. Randy Godwin profile image91
        Randy Godwinposted 9 months agoin reply to this

        Love me some flip-flops too, Miz!  smile

      3. Kathryn L Hill profile image80
        Kathryn L Hillposted 9 months agoin reply to this

        - should have gotten on board in the 80's.

  11. JAKE Earthshine profile image76
    JAKE Earthshineposted 9 months ago

    Mexico did the same thing Kim Jung Un did to Clowny McTrump: Remember a LONG LONG time ago when Clowny said we were safe from missile threats from N Korea, well Kim Jung Un is STILL launching those babies at will right in Clowny's orange face and Mexico essentially just did the same thing to this stooge: PATHETIC:

    Meanwhile, our farmers are going BROKE in record numbers and American Consumers are paying the HIGHEST Taxes we've ever paid under any administration: IMPEACH INDICT this idiot NOW !!!!!

  12. JAKE Earthshine profile image76
    JAKE Earthshineposted 9 months ago

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    If not a cult, WHY do the last remaining Trump followers allow him to INSULT their intelligence and make them the FOOLS almost every single day ?? UNREAL:

    While congress begins impeachment groundwork under the radar to remove this 72 year old decrepit looking circus clown from our premises before the entire country is dismantled and burned to the ground, Clowny McTrump apparently suffers from yet another HALLUCINATION claiming a "secret deal" with Mexico but they say no deal exists and at this point, who do you believe, a sick chronic liar or Mexican Officials?

    "Trump waved an alleged 'secret' Mexico deal around. A photographer got a picture of it."

    https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/pol … 429184001/

  13. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image96
    Wesman Todd Shawposted 9 months ago

    I wonder what happened to this guy. Does anyone know how I could get into touch with him? I hope he's getting the help he needs. He clearly needs lots and LOTS of help.

    https://hubpages.com/@alternativeprime

    1. Kathryn L Hill profile image80
      Kathryn L Hillposted 9 months agoin reply to this

      shhhh ....  don't wake him up! for HEAVEN'S sake!

      1. JAKE Earthshine profile image76
        JAKE Earthshineposted 9 months agoin reply to this

        I'm UP Kathryn, sorry for the reality check: If this doesn't SHOCK you out of your chair you're probably not awake: Can you or anyone identify a "SYMPTOM" that Donald DOESN'T suffer from in public?

        "Signs and Symptoms of Psychopathy"

        The signs and symptoms of psychopathy are identified most commonly in scientific studies by Hare's 20-item Psychopathy Checklist-Revised. This checklist identifies the following as the symptoms and signs of psychopathy:

        *Superficial charm and glibness
        I*Inflated sense of self-worth
        *Constant need for stimulation
        *Lying pathologically
        *Conning others; being manipulative
        *Lack of remorse or guilt
        *Shallow emotions
        *Callousness; lack of empathy
        *Using others (a parasitic lifestyle)
        *Poor control over behavior
        *Promiscuous sexual behavior
        *Behavioral problems early in life
        *Lack of realistic, long-term goals
        *Being impulsive
        *Being irresponsible
        *Blaming others and refusing to accept responsibility
        *Having several marital relationships
        *Delinquency when young
        *Revocation of conditional release
        *Criminal acts in several realms (criminal versatility)

        https://www.healthyplace.com/personalit … and-causes

    2. JAKE Earthshine profile image76
      JAKE Earthshineposted 9 months agoin reply to this

      I don't know who he is but he sure wrote some great articles like this one:

      https://hubpages.com/politics/Pseudo-Pr … Psychopath

 
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