"We need to shut it down now...This is the only answer...America will end as we know it. I'm sorry to say so, unless we take this option."
"The hotel industry and the restaurant industry will go bankrupt first. Boeing is on the brink, Boeing will not survive without a government bailout...Capitalism does not work in an 18-month shutdown, capitalism can work in a 30-day shutdown..."Every hotel is going to be shut down in the country...If we allow this to continue the way we have allowed it to continue, every hotel company in the world is done. No business can survive a period of 18 months without revenue."
"An Act to establish a system of priorities and allocations for materials and facilities, authorize the requisitioning thereof, provide financial assistance for expansion of productive capacity and supply, provide for price and wage stabilization, provide for the settlement of labor disputes, strengthen controls over credit and by these measures facilitate the production of goods and services necessary for the national security, and for other purposes."
"My maritime friends tell me that over the past two months, over 260 large cargo ships – 10,000-20,000 containers and more per each one – were canceled or sailed partly loaded (from China). Out of over 4 million containers that "should" have shipped, 2 million – about 50% – never made it."What you see on the current shelves – the Chinese stuff – all showed up last fall and early winter. Looking ahead, those missing containers of Chinese goods will compound future shortages of all manner of things."Expect to start seeing the effects in April, May and June."The. Party. Is. Over."