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significant support from powerful stakeholders
were that were true, and I'm reminding y'all "public talking point" consumers: It isn't. There is nothing in US diplomatic history including but not limited to "The Special Relationship" to support any expectation that US State will directly or indirectly intervene in on behalf of, ahem, the colonized.

So. Act accordingly. Follow the money, not yer hearts.

by Cat on Thu Oct 28th, 2021 at 07:07:53 PM EST
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Ireland is the #1 location for profits for US corporations having surpassed the UK quite some time ago. I am following the money.

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Thu Oct 28th, 2021 at 07:16:10 PM EST
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umm the EU-27 en toto is the #2 trading partner (sandwiched between CHINA and NAFTA). And IE barely registers.
csp.ie, FDI in/out as of 2018
US Commerce/Census, IE 2021
US Commerce/Census, EU 2021

And US is fixated on reducing CHINA trade deficit, while the EC is fixated increasing EU trade surplus across industry sectors AND corp tax revenue, until further notice. BUT the republic is playing like DK with the TEU.

So. ie.gov is in the wind, and US is not going to interrupt that "process", because Never-Waste-a-Crisis® is policy. I promise you. The USTR is waiting to clean up "US-based" corp profit, when after IE/EU completes the heavy lift -OR- China concedes marginal, politically attractive capital gains for US domestic ahh media consumption.

by Cat on Thu Oct 28th, 2021 at 07:57:24 PM EST
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Decouple POTUS "talking points" from the money (FX pairs), IF gov.ie strategy intends to enforce TEU political economy.
by Cat on Thu Oct 28th, 2021 at 08:05:17 PM EST
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