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Posted: 1/1/2004 3:39:29 AM EDT
and thats fine with me but, when is the goddamn price gonna drop on this stuff? I just saw New Yorks for 11 dollars a lb. WTF?

Is the price dropping where you live yet?
Link Posted: 1/1/2004 3:46:50 AM EDT
in trading today it dropped to .06 cents per pound today!
Link Posted: 1/1/2004 3:47:38 AM EDT
Not that I've noticed yet.  I expect one of two things:

1. The free market will adjust price according to supply and demand.


2. The .gov will bail out cattle ranchers with massive subsidies of OUR taxpayer money, paying them to slaughter & burn cattle in mass funeral pyres to keep prices artificially high.

Let's watch and see...
Link Posted: 1/1/2004 4:23:57 AM EDT
Good for the USA  consumer, cheap prices.
Link Posted: 1/1/2004 4:27:34 AM EDT
Option 2, Brohawk...
Link Posted: 1/1/2004 4:34:38 AM EDT
I Heard Theres 30 Countries Refusing Our Beef
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Probably the same thirty countries who refuse to help us in Iraq. For them, this is yet another chance to stick it to Uncle Sam. What else did you expect?
Link Posted: 1/1/2004 4:39:20 AM EDT
Originally Posted By illigb:
Option 2, Brohawk...
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If this happens, I'm going to be eating a lot more chicken.

Link Posted: 1/1/2004 7:04:52 AM EDT
I bet that some of those 30 nations will lose their import restrictions soon because their consumers don't like expensive beef.  

Domestically I hope as a consumer to buy cheaper beef, but feel sorry for farmers like my uncle who will lose through no fault of their own (there will be less feed sold too).

Link Posted: 1/1/2004 7:29:29 AM EDT
Sorry guys, the early polls are the sheeple aren't panicing in the US so I don't expect prices to drop that much.

IMHO, just another excuse for the rest of the world to rape us on the trade deficit.

Hey, I got an idea! SARs is in China, let's ban all Chinese products!

Will our government react to the beef ban? NOPE!

Wouldn't want to disturb their overseas campaign contributions now would we?


Link Posted: 1/1/2004 7:34:37 AM EDT
New York steaks were $7.50 or so three weeks ago - on sale this week for $3.50 or so and I've got a big freezer full.
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