Tag Archives: China

Trump’s Protective Tariffs Are a Bad Idea for Americans

Arlington, Va. – Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs on China, Japan and Mexico would be ineffective in shielding American workers from foreign imports, since producers from other countries would export the same products to the U.S., and such tariffs could impose a regressive consumption tax of $11,000 over 5 years on the typical U.S. household, conclude researchers at Suffolk…

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Ambiguity over important aspect of Senate candidate Michael Sullivan’s Foreign Policy

In his original statement on North Korea, released March 30th Sullivan wrote: “Our first concern must always be our National Security and our national interests, the security of our allies, and the safety of our men and women in uniform.  The current force level agreement provides for the presence of just over 28,000 American service personnel in South Korea.  Our…

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Elizabeth Warren wants America to be more like China

If you’ve had your television on in Massachusetts over the past few day’s you have probably seen Elizabeth Warren’s new television ad.  The one where she wishes America spent money like China.   William Jacobson over at Legal Insurrecton also saw it.  He was immediately struck that Warren perhaps didn’t understand that China was spending its “infrastructure money” on empty…

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Slouching Towards The Unthinkable

Future generations might ask: Where was America when the economic lights across Europe went off? Watching “Dancing With The Stars”? As Americans today are encouraged by its dysfunctional mass media to fixate on all things sexual (Herman Cain, Kim Kardashian, Chaz Bono, et al), the European Union slouches towards considering extreme measures to save the Euro currency – & the…

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Should TV Viewers Boycott The Summer Olympics?

Chinese police on Friday attempted to prevent television news cameramen in Beijing from photographing a mini-riot that occurred among 30,000 people who had lined up to buy tickets for Olympics events. The Asian edition of the Wall Street Journal observed, “Beijing's struggle to deal with foreign journalists covering the Olympics reached a new low Friday, when several accredited reporters were…

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