Some truckers choose to quit instead of complying with federal vaccine mandate

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I know a Tire Guy well & he’s telling similar stories about tires. Many of the lines they carry they won’t be able to get until 2023 also. They’re buying whatever they can find so not be totally screwed.

It’ll be slim pick’n before too long for a lot of things….
 

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I know a Tire Guy well & he’s telling similar stories about tires. Many of the lines they carry they won’t be able to get until 2023 also. They’re buying whatever they can find so not be totally screwed.

It’ll be slim pick’n before too long for a lot of things….
Yikes I better get this years snowy‘s .
 
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I know a Tire Guy well & he’s telling similar stories about tires. Many of the lines they carry they won’t be able to get until 2023 also. They’re buying whatever they can find so not be totally screwed.

It’ll be slim pick’n before too long for a lot of things….
Welcome to socialism. This is a preview of life for the next god knows how long until people wake the fuck up,
 

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There is already a shortage in truckers.. now there will be a bigger shortage and cost of goods more expensive and bare shelves
I'm thinking that's what the Biden Administration actually wants. The more chaos, the better. People will get p'd and eventually retaliate & then watch the hammer go down!! Won't be pretty!!
 

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It's not socialism, it's called predatory capitalism. The inevitable result of a totally unrestrained free market.
It's called Globalism in this supply chain nightmare, and I'll agree that the elite's and large Corporations were trying to expand their wealth using communist countries with low wages to manufacture goods to sell back to capitalist countries with higher wages.

The side effect of trying to take advantage of the Global pandemic to accelerate their one world economy dreams is that they didn't bank on the vaccine mandate pushback that reduced the supply chain workers by 50% that opened the eyes of the public and began asking questions.
 

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It might be a little overzealous to think that these people are looking past their own bottom line. The pandemic has become just another Boxing Day sale to them.
Oh?


You think they aren't thinking of cashing in on the pandemic to further the Global economy?
 
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You think they aren't thinking of cashing in on the pandemic to further the Global economy?

I think they are looking at their own, individual "economy".

Did you look into the source of that article, the original author that the munknee writer was working from ? Sounds like a real fun guy.
 

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It's not socialism, it's called predatory capitalism. The inevitable result of a totally unrestrained free market.
HAHAHAHAHAHAH Yeah, if that's the case then why can't that totally unrestrained free market get its shit unloaded at ports and distributed to points of sale, even when they can produce stuff? A shortage of everything is fucking terrible for profits dude. Food literally being destroyed or left to rot? Sounds pretty socialistic to me. Usually don't see that in free market economies unless govts are manipulating shit.
All those small and medium business that ultimately shut down permanently had fuck all to do with any kind of free market. That was govt interference in the free market.
It's small and medium business that drives the economy, not major corporations. But let's face it, for a socialist ( or pretty much any extremist) govt, controlling production and distribution is what it's all about, and the fewer players there are the easier it is to control that shit.
 

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I think they are looking at their own, individual "economy".

Did you look into the source of that article, the original author that the munknee writer was working from ? Sounds like a real fun guy.
Is this better for you?

 
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My understanding of international finance is far from comprehensive, but if the concern is the instability of the US economy as a basis for global trade I can see the reason for that concern. The 2008 Financial Crisis was largely the product of policies employed by US banks but had major effects around the world. We also have China to consider, obviously bent on economic domination and predicted to overtake the US as the world's largest economy within a decade. The article above also speaks of benefits to developing nations, giving them access to a more level playing field to aid in their own economic growth. On the downside, I'm reading that a global currency would hamper the ability of countries to use monetary policy to regulate their own economies. Global monetary policy changes could have the effect of benefiting some national economies at the expense of others. It appears there is some consensus worldwide that we are not ready for such a system.
 

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My understanding of international finance is far from comprehensive, but if the concern is the instability of the US economy as a basis for global trade I can see the reason for that concern. The 2008 Financial Crisis was largely the product of policies employed by US banks but had major effects around the world. We also have China to consider, obviously bent on economic domination and predicted to overtake the US as the world's largest economy within a decade. The article above also speaks of benefits to developing nations, giving them access to a more level playing field to aid in their own economic growth. On the downside, I'm reading that a global currency would hamper the ability of countries to use monetary policy to regulate their own economies. Global monetary policy changes could have the effect of benefiting some national economies at the expense of others. It appears there is some consensus worldwide that we are not ready for such a system.
CNN is not a reputable source due to it's Liberal bias
 
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Meh, short-term phenomenon. Self-driving trucks will take care of the problem.
IN about another 30-50 years. Despite the bloviations from Musk, engineers working on autonomous vehicle technology all across the industry have stated it isn't gonna happen anytime soon. It's still not anywhere safe or reliable enough to have fleets of self-driving vehicles on the road.
 

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It's not socialism, it's called predatory capitalism. The inevitable result of a totally unrestrained free market.
No, it's actual socialism. Look up at what happened to Venezuela. What is now currently happening is exactly how it started there and look where they are now. Maybe, just maybe, it won't be quite as bad but I'm sure you've heard of "slippery slope?" We can only hope & pray there are politicians who have just a tinny, tiny bit of integrity to stop any of the stupidity that is happening in the U.S. from happening here but I won't hold my breath.

So I'm not sure what you mean by predatory capitalism but I looked up the definition and it sounds just like socialism under a different name.
 

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IN about another 30-50 years. Despite the bloviations from Musk, engineers working on autonomous vehicle technology all across the industry have stated it isn't gonna happen anytime soon. It's still not anywhere safe or reliable enough to have fleets of self-driving vehicles on the road.
Yet Bison is experimenting with driverless trucks in Alberta this winter .