US Farmers Know – DC Doesn’t: Trump Remains Farmers’ Best Friend

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Washington, DC has spent decades – in bipartisan fashion – making the lives of our farmers more and more miserable. Ridiculous tax policies.  Most especially the Estate Tax – aka the Death Tax: “Death taxes are taxes imposed by the federal and/or state government on someone’s estate upon their death. These taxes are levied on […]

USMCA and Communist China: Fair Trade Should Finally Be the New Norm

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Now-President Donald Trump has been remarkably consistent in his thoughts on global trade. Let us again flash all the way back to 1988.  Then mere global businessman Trump was on “The Oprah Winfrey Show.”  On which he said: “I do get tired of seeing the country ripped off….I do get tired of seeing what’s happening….How […]

When Trade Cheats Go Really Big – As In Amazon Rainforest Big

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Actual free trade – is actually free trade.  Free from import tariffs, import limits and government subsidies. It takes every participant reducing its market warping – for it to be actual progress toward actual free trade.  Everyone reducing their tariffs, limits and subsidies. If a country here or there unilaterally disarms – they are committing […]

Importing Government Subsidies: The Worst of Fake ‘Free Trade’

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We’ve been talking since at least 2013 about how un-free and un-fair our global trade has been. Global trade has been an anti-US mess – for decades. The planet has been massively ripping us off – in myriad ways.  Which has done massive damage to our domestic economy – in myriad ways. Today’s Free Trade […]

Intellectual Property: Constitutional, and Crucial to Economic and National Security

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The Founding Fathers – were exceedingly intelligent individuals.  They established for us with their Constitution a framework – which allowed us to create the most successful society in humanity’s history. And the Founding Fathers – loved Intellectual Property (IP).  Because they knew how vital its protection was to their fledgling nation. Behold the Constitution’s Article […]

It Wasn’t Just an Iceberg that Doomed the Titanic

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We almost all surely know the story of the RMS Titanic: “(A) British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in the early hours of 15 April 1912, after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City. There were an estimated 2,224 passengers and crew aboard, and […]