-Really very sad...
|Patrick Henry: A Patriot, against Excessive |
Taxes and all that. Famous for saying
"Give me Liberty or Give me Death."
From the New York Times:
The United States on Thursday announced the imposition of antidumping tariffs of more than 31 percent on solar panels from China.
The move by the Commerce Department is certain to infuriate Chinese officials already upset after recent bilateral frictions over China’s human rights policies and its increasingly confrontational approach toward American allies like the Philippines and Japan.
The antidumping decision is among the biggest in American history, covering one of the largest and fastest-growing categories of imports from China, the world’s largest exporter
SolarWorld Industries America, which led the coalition of manufacturers that filed the solar dumping case, welcomed the department’s ruling. The decision “is a very positive step in the process. It’s also in line with what we expected,” said Ben Santarris, a company spokesman. “We consider this a bellwether case. It underscores the importance of manufacturing to the U.S. economy.”
From CARPE DIEM rewriting what the NYT really means:
"The United States Commerce Department said Thursday that it has decided to impose tariffs (taxes) of more than 31 percent onAmericans who purchase solar panels imported from China, after concluding that Chinese producers had generously
SolarWorld Industries America, which led the
CARPE DIEM: Only People Pay Taxes, Not Solar Panels; Commerce Slaps 31% Tax on U.S. Consumers: