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What to Do – and What Not to Do – on Trade Reform

In advance of the 2008 election, now outgoing President Barack Obama ran on “Hope and Change.”  It was a smart, cynical ploy.  We the People certainly wanted “Change” – but Obama’s “Change” wasn’t even close to what we wanted it to be. Obama meant “fundamentally transforming the United States of America” – with a massive, omni-directional expansion of government.   We the People wanted – dramatically | Read More »
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Trump Knows, Media Don’t: One-Sided ‘Free Trade’ – Isn’t Free Trade

The media (and the entire media-Left-NeverTrump contingent) remain steadfast in their opposition to now-President-elect Donald Trump.  In their attempts to deny him first the office and now legitimacy therein, they have come up with all sorts of shorthand descriptives that are either vague or outright disingenuous. One of the most annoying of these – is “Donald Trump is anti-(free) trade.” Trump Targets Free Trade, and | Read More »
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Actual Free Trade and Trump Trade Are Absolutely, Perfectly Compatible

One of the biggest mistakes made by so many people on the Right freaking out about President-elect Donald Trump – is looking at him through a political prism. Donald Trump is not a politician. Thus a political prism – is out of phase and focus when trained on someone like Trump. Trump is a businessman – thus one must regard him through a business prism. | Read More »The post Actual Free Trade and Trump Trade Are Absolutely, Perfectly Compatible appeared first on RedState. ...

Will a Republican Senate Stick a Republican President with a Democrat FCC?

The GOP ain’t called “The Stupid Party” for nothing. Reports last week indicate that Senate Democrats – the minority Party – had pulled together enough of their Republican majority cohorts to have a lame-duck session vote to give Democrat Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel a brand new term. A lame-duck session – as in a vote by members whom We the People just | Read More »The post Will a Republican Senate Stick a Republican President with a Democrat FCC? appeared first on RedState. ...