Post Tagged with: "free trade"

May 27, 2012 05:43

The No Growth Zero Sum Pie

Each of us must either prepare for the coming contraction or hit the wall like a crash dummy.

May 3, 2012 08:51

Obama’s Tire Tariffs Cost Consumers $1 Billion and $900k Per Job in 2011

“Studies repeatedly show that the consumer cost of trade protection typically exceeds, by a wide margin, any reasonable estimate of what a normal jobs program might cost.”

March 30, 2012 04:45

Spying and Stealing by Communist China

Communist China’s strategy is to spend and spy and steal to become the number one superpower in the 21st century. The Chinese are seeking every kind of technology: aerospace, biotech, information, and energy.

August 22, 2011 06:17

Failure to Pass the FTAs costs jobs but gets union votes

[B]y not passing the FTAs, politicians maintain union support but don’t lose any political support because unemployed workers around the country aren’t even aware that their lack of employment might be due to Congressional and presidential inaction on the FTAs.

May 6, 2011 05:54

Who Will Answer the Jobs Question?

Why did millions of good blue-collar jobs go overseas and what is your plan to restore them? Who and what is responsible for this national disaster?

March 22, 2011 04:19

President Obama’s Cognitive Dissonance on Trade with Latin America

One contradiction is that the president says nice things about trade agreements in the abstract, but he has so far refused to show leadership when it really matters.

March 21, 2011 03:59

Are We On Our Way To Gettysburg?

The lack of a Historical perspective may well prove to be the undoing of our nation. Once a people are divorced from their past they live in the Eternal Now and those who set the agenda can always change now.

February 18, 2011 06:22

Free Trade with Protectionist China Cheats America

The whole notion of free trade with China is dishonest. China is pumping public funds into its government-run companies, such as the airlines and steel mills, and the proportion of industrial production controlled and subsidized by the government is increasing rapidly.

February 15, 2011 07:19

Obama gives up Colombia trade to China

America’s string-along -and-dither policy on a free-trade pact with Colombia is not only costing U.S. firms; it’s exacting a strategic price. China is now exploiting the void with a dry canal at a strategic choke point.

February 3, 2011 05:42

Obama Picks a ‘Spread the Wealth’ Progressive Lawyer for Top Economist

Sperling wrote: “Those who create great wealth do so on the backs and shoulders of previous generations of taxpayers…” and “The notion that ‘you earned it’ is more correctly, ‘you earned it with the indispensable help of the government.'”