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
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
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?
China on the way to master trade with U.S., making us little more than a colony.
In the Middle Ages an average duke or earl's property was about 38,000 acres, and the "little people" grew the food and paid taxes to these aristocrats of yore, and the humble were called serfs and lived like dogs to support the castles for the very few. The present crony capitalism is different. Our aristocrats … Continue reading Trump card is the minimum wage. My bet: he just lost any chance of winning the Republican Presidential nomination
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 … Continue reading Useless Trade Assistance to be funded by cuts to Medicare
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 … Continue reading China has destroyed our factories and jobs because of its unfair import VAT policy, not just currency manipulation