When Americans lose their job because it goes overseas due to trade deals, the victims can receive Trade Adjustment Assistance, a program that is supposed to help young and old find new jobs. Nice work if you can get it. Some Democrat lawmakers and virtually all Repubs have praised this billion dollar effort since NAFTA began moving work to Mexico. In 2008, Kara M. Reynolds of American University conducted a […]
Archive for May 2015
China has destroyed our factories and jobs because of its unfair import VAT policy, not just currency manipulation
Almost 80% of the Senate (78-20) just voted for a measure that would cite foreign nations for manipulating the value of their currency, although the enforcement of any penalties was not and will not be addressed. But the real purpose of the vote was to give Democrats license to vote for Fast Track authority without seeming to be enemies of the middle class worker and the small businesses of the […]
The Trilateral Commission – April, 2015, North American membership list, including many very familiar names!
UPDATE: 2016 North American Trilateral Commission list now available here. Have you ever wondered who were the members of the Trilateral Commission, a group which has been in the forefront of world control conspiracy theories for decades? Corporate heads, government officials in trade and commerce, columnists and publishers are included, along with NGO chiefs. One question is whether public acclaim leads to membership in the commission, or does commission membership […]
Investor-owned properties destroying Baltimore home prices, while encouraging new slumlords, and bankrupting residents
Banks and investors own, plan to foreclose or auction, thousands of houses in Baltimore. Most are decrepit, but many are valued up to nearly a million dollars. But if you don’t have the cash, do you really think a mortgage company will finance your purchase here? In one big city after another depressed property prices have been windfalls for slum landlords. They buy hundreds, sometimes a thousand or more houses […]