America gives away our jobs and factories to China with a lopsided de minimis rule promoted by global businesses

Zach Mottl, chief alignment officer of Atlas Tool Works and a past chairman of the Technology and Manufacturing Association of Illinois, is a very unhappy American. Four of his state's members of the House of Representatives are trying to block the White House effort to lower the “express shipment” measure included in the de minimis … Continue reading America gives away our jobs and factories to China with a lopsided de minimis rule promoted by global businesses

Congress forces USPS to subsidize mailers in China and gouge Americans nearly six times as much to send the same package

Billions of dollars of goods are imported from China into the United States every week, and very little is exported to that communist monolith from small businesses in our country. Most of our exports are from giants like: Boeing selling planes, Wall Street hawking financial services, or Hollywood offering pablum movies censored by the Chinese … Continue reading Congress forces USPS to subsidize mailers in China and gouge Americans nearly six times as much to send the same package

From Zyklon B to Agent Orange to Roundup – how a corporation affected everyone from Nazi gas chamber victims to farmers today

Some call it a marriage made in Hell. Bayer and Monsanto combined last year, forming a single company that has produced everything from Heroin to Roundup™, and is currently best known for making farmers destroy seeds generated by their own crops. Keeping farmers in their place is a hallmark of big chemical companies from Dow … Continue reading From Zyklon B to Agent Orange to Roundup – how a corporation affected everyone from Nazi gas chamber victims to farmers today

That 25% U.S.A. import tariff on all pickups and fancy SUVs costs you big money, because it stops foreign competition

Yet another truck ad? We just had one - only five minutes ago. Do you ever wonder why American auto manufacturers rarely run tv ads for passenger cars, yet flood us with massive commercial schedules for pickups and big SUVs? Follow the money. For American vehicle manufacturers, the money is in pickups and other so-called … Continue reading That 25% U.S.A. import tariff on all pickups and fancy SUVs costs you big money, because it stops foreign competition

China’s companies win the race for producing employment giants, dwarfing American firms like GM, Apple or Exxon

When you don't count Walmart, the largest employers in the world, are in China, not the United States. And the biggest firms in China are industrial and manufacturing companies, not a low-wage retailer China National Petroleum (1,636,532), China State Grid (913,546), Foxconn (803,126) and Sninopec (667,799) together employ 4,021,003 workers. Foxconn is well known in … Continue reading China’s companies win the race for producing employment giants, dwarfing American firms like GM, Apple or Exxon

VAT is another big reason our factories are closed, and the good jobs have gone overseas

While the public is focused on tariffs and pundits are bemoaning the dangers of a "trade war," our foreign competitors have the last laugh every day, watching our factories close and our colleges over-qualify future pizza delivery peons. It doesn't have to be that way. In fact, it's easy to see a solution. Here is … Continue reading VAT is another big reason our factories are closed, and the good jobs have gone overseas

Double Cross of U.S./Mexico trade deal underway, which will make fools out of American consumers

The new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) was signed November, last year, by the President with warm enthusiasm from Congress. The promise was a no-tariff zone, free trade, American prosperity, all good for big business and consumers. Unfortunately, our Negotiator-in-Chief was trumped by Mexico. This House of Cards trade deal will create even larger deficits ($566 … Continue reading Double Cross of U.S./Mexico trade deal underway, which will make fools out of American consumers

Prophecy in 1994 – rebuffed by that Trilateral whiz Charlie Rose – is fulfilled 25 years later

How unfair trade has ruined economy! Television's historic moments include: America's landing on the moon, the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the tearing down of the Berlin Wall and for some, various Super Bowl touchdowns, and for others, multi-millionaires accepting honors from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). An interview in … Continue reading Prophecy in 1994 – rebuffed by that Trilateral whiz Charlie Rose – is fulfilled 25 years later