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Trump's other trade war could hit
European cheeses and olive oil

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Posted By: M2, 9/7/2019 9:39:26 AM

The steady stream of customers walking into Di Palo's on a recent afternoon were greeted by giant cheese wheels, meat hanging from the ceiling and bottles of olive oil lined up on the shelves -- a century-old array that's at risk because of President Donald Trump's trade wars. Most of the products sold at the 109-year-old specialty shop in Manhattan's Little Italy neighborhood are from the old country, and attract customers from all over. The store has lasted through two world wars and the Great Depression. But because of a Trump administration fight with the European Union, Di Palo's


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bgarrett 9/7/2019 9:46:50 AM (No. 173740)
Fork you CNN
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Reply 2 - Posted by: janjan 9/7/2019 9:56:06 AM (No. 173751)
Are we supposed to suck up huge trade deficits so the arrogant jackasses in NYC can retain access to their wine and cheese?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Lazyman 9/7/2019 10:00:48 AM (No. 173757)
CNN and supposition: Perfect together.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: 0658 9/7/2019 10:06:32 AM (No. 173770)
IF true, possibly they should consider carrying quality US wine and cheese. This sounds like the continued bleating of liberal urban wine and cheese snobs.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: earlybird 9/7/2019 10:32:21 AM (No. 173797)
Some of the best cheeses in the world are made in the United States, and California has olive oils that are world-class… No worry.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: citizen 9/7/2019 10:43:40 AM (No. 173809)
CNN really reaching for something...anything. Nope, comes up empty.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: thewarden 9/7/2019 10:56:54 AM (No. 173819)
You can get excellent olive oils in California—one of our favorites is the Temecula Olive Oil Company, and many small wineries produce a quality product locally like Deerhorn Valley Vineyards. Wineries are everywhere across the U.S. now which means lots of olive oil, too. Buy American! Support these small vineyards. By the way, our wines are better, too...
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Reply 8 - Posted by: jacksin5 9/7/2019 11:07:54 AM (No. 173829)
If you could afford imported delicacies before the tariffs, you will be able to afford them once they are in place. Just ask John Kerry.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: ROLFNader 9/7/2019 11:13:03 AM (No. 173833)
As if I would care a wit about people in a foreign city (Manhattan) or the country of New York.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: lakerman1 9/7/2019 11:18:16 AM (No. 173838)
Anyone dumb enough to pay 20 dollars for a pound of cheese will pay 30 or 40 dollars, and whine about it.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: crashnburn 9/7/2019 11:34:35 AM (No. 173851)
So then, they'll have cheese with their w(h)ine!
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Reply 12 - Posted by: HotRod 9/7/2019 12:26:09 PM (No. 173882)
Oh no! First Kale, then Avocados. Now Euroweenie cheese and olive oil! What will celebrities do when they are forced to eat American products?
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Reply 13 - Posted by: joew9 9/7/2019 12:33:28 PM (No. 173892)
It is not "Trump's war." THEY were already conducting a trade war against US. Trump is merely fighting back for America. Finally.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: RenoVet68 9/7/2019 2:52:17 PM (No. 174039)
They could make money by merely bottling the smells their Italian delicatessen. Yum!
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Reply 15 - Posted by: privateer 9/7/2019 3:52:10 PM (No. 174080)
An additional benefit is taking money from the cheese-(cr)eating surrender monkeys.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: valinva 9/7/2019 8:08:43 PM (No. 174223)
Are we expected to believe that this store was able to sell imported Italian items during WWII when we were fighting against the Italians and their production of these products was a fraction of what they were before the war? What did they sell in 1942 in this store?
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Mushroom 9/7/2019 10:05:52 PM (No. 174280)
IIRC Much of the Olive Oil industry in Europe is fraudulent oil (cut with canola etc). It is controlled by the 'mob'. So I like who it's 'hurting'. 3d Chess.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 9/8/2019 12:30:21 AM (No. 174331)
Somebody needs to get over themselves. Buy American. Thank goodness We have a President who realizes We are screwed on these trade deals.
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