Let’s Make Trump’s Zero-Zero-Zero No Government Trade Policy Universal

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President Donald Trump has been working towards less government in as many trade deals as he can (re)negotiate. Florida Republican Congressman Ted Yoho and his bipartisan compatriots remind us Trump’s Zero-Zero-Zero trade policy – zero tariffs, zero import limits and zero subsidies – is just as excellent for traded commodities as it is for traded […]

How Global Organizations Warp the Globe

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I’m not a globalist.  I’m a nationalist.  Why? Because I can only live in one nation at a time.  And I’d like the leaders of that nation to do what’s best for that nation.  Because I’m living in it.  And they’re (allegedly) representing it. I live in America.  I vote in American elections.  To elect […]

Here’s Hoping the House’s Democrat Majority Doesn’t Impede Trump’s Trade Winning

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Color me amongst the dubious of the about-to-be-minted House Democrat majority doing anything reasonable – let alone productive. Democrats Load “Subpoena Cannon” With 85+ Trump Targets: “House Democrats plan to probe every aspect of President (Donald) Trump’s life and work, from family business dealings to the Space Force to his tax returns to possible ‘leverage’ […]

Brazil and the WTO: It Helps When You Run the Joint

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As we have written for nearly a decade, the global trade market is a patchwork quilt of ridiculous government impositions – warping what should be a flat and level playing field: “‘Trade Wars’ actually aren’t about trade – they are about government trade policy. “If peoples are trading freely, there isn’t a ‘War’ – there’s […]

Crony Socialism: Candy Crush Edition

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  Hershey’s – the Candy Man – is a BIG business. Its May 2014 market cap was $23.26 billion. And Hershey’s is very generous with government. Through the second quarter of last year, it had spent $8,332,000 on lobbying and $845,534 on candidates and elected officials. Tallies no Mom & Pop Candy Shoppe can come […]