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
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
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
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
Corporate-favored candidate Hillary Clinton and senior socialist Senator Bernie Sanders didn't make peace after Donald Trump's 2016 victory, and like the mongoose and the snake, their war never seems to end. The former First Lady of Arkansas blasted the former Vermont high school miler with a brutal video (see below) last week, delivered by John … Continue reading Bernie Sanders refuses allegiance to corporate CAP and Hillary’s anti-populist team is seething
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
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
For years I thought that what was good for our country was good for General Motors, and vice versa. The difference did not exist. Our company is too big. It goes with the welfare of the country. Our contribution to the nation is considerable. - Charles E. Wilson, 1953 As president of General Motors, Wilson … Continue reading New NAFTA helps Mexico and Canada, not U.S.A. workers. Is The Trump confused – or just a sellout?