The other guy is laughing at you.
The long term threat from a local pundit.
"Guns and butter: Why Donald Trump poses a threat to the Canadian economy
... The military establishment, including weapons manufacturers, is always a winner in a guns and butter scenario. Most of the rest of society loses.
That's because governments end up running huge deficits, which require them to borrow more money.
This, in turn, leads to higher interest rates as governments compete with the private sector for financial capital.
When interest rates go up, homeowners with variable-rate mortgages see their shelter costs increase. Some can even lose their houses or condos if they can't pay these higher mortgage payments..."http://www.straight.com/news/870296/gun ... an-economy