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April 4th, 2018
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By: Stephen Moore – townhall.com – April 03, 2018 Is it possible that Donald Trump is winning on trade? Last week, Trump apparently delivered two underappreciated victories as a result of his threat of stiff tariffs and renegotiated trade deals. First, Seoul has agreed to reduce long-standing non-tariff trade barriers that have reduced American exports to Korea. Though the details...
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April 3rd, 2018
Hogg
Adults weaponized the Parkland kids, who will ‘lead’ only so long as they’re useful. By: David French – nationalreview.com – April 2, 2018 Let’s begin by stating the obvious. There is not a single American corporation, media entity, or adult activist who actually takes direction from David Hogg or any other Parkland victim. Every single thing they do in response...
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April 2nd, 2018
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By: George Will – nationalreview.com – April 1, 2018 Another fiscally ruinous entitlement is the last thing America needs. The recent bipartisan budget agreement, which indicates that ten-digit deficits are acceptable to both parties even when the economy is robust, indicates government’s future. So does government’s pregnancy, which was announced nine months ago by this tweet from Senator Marco Rubio...
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March 21st, 2018
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By: Merrill Matthews – ipi.org – March 13, 2018 If President Donald Trump understood the balance of trade issue better, he’d be bragging about the rising trade deficit, because it’s correlated with a strong and growing economy. But he doesn’t, which creates the Trump Conundrum. The U.S. usually has a trade deficit in goods but a trade surplus in services....
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March 21st, 2018
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By: Merrill Matthews – ipi.org – March 21, 2018 President Donald Trump has raised tariffs on steel and aluminum by 25 percent and 10 percent, respectively, and he appears to be itching to raise or impose even more tariffs. Since the disastrous passage of the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act of 1930, in which Congress imposed high tariffs on goods across the...
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March 14th, 2018
Kudlow
By: Staff – newsmax.com – March 14, 2018 President Donald Trump has chosen Larry Kudlow to be his top economic aide, elevating the influence of a long-time fixture on the CNBC business news network who previously served in the Reagan administration and has emerged as a leading evangelist for tax cuts and a smaller government. Kudlow told The Associated Press...
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March 9th, 2018
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By Peter Hasson – stream.org – March 6, 2018 Conservative writer Devin Sena tweeted a picture Saturday of a healthy unborn baby with the caption: “This is a human.” He added the hashtag “TriggerALiberalIn4Words.” Twitter chose to suppress the factually accurate tweet as “sensitive material” and warned certain users before they saw it. Before Twitter censorship, Twitter, screengrab via TheDCNF [IMAGE]...
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March 9th, 2018
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Steel and aluminum may win in the short term, but steel-and-aluminum users and consumers lose. By: Larry Kudlow, Arthur B. Laffer & Stephen Moore – nationalreview.com – March 3, 2018 Steel and aluminum may win in the short term, but steel-and-aluminum users and consumers lose. One of the ironies of trade protectionism is that tariffs and import quotas are what...
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March 7th, 2018
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By: Merrill Matthews – ipi.org – March 6, 2018 As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump repeatedly promised to “drain the swamp” in Washington. It was one of his biggest applause lines, so it’s remarkable that he is pushing a proposal that is the very essence of the swamp. “Draining the swamp” can mean different things to different people, but one...
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March 7th, 2018
Pres. Trump - tariffs
By: Pat Buchanan – townhall.com – March 06, 2018 From Lincoln to William McKinley to Theodore Roosevelt, and from Warren Harding through Calvin Coolidge, the Republican Party erected the most awesome manufacturing machine the world had ever seen. And, as the party of high tariffs through those seven decades, the GOP was rewarded by becoming America’s Party. Thirteen Republican presidents...
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