by | Sep 11, 2019

Liberals despise Trump because of his perceived intent, despite his realized outcomes. There can be no other explanation for leftists’ inveterate rejection of accomplishments they would have lauded had they been Obama’s. Liberals’ reaction goes beyond being a partisan filter;…

by | Aug 26, 2019

I’m a fan of Ross Kaminsky, who is one of our better contributors here at The American Spectator, but his piece over the weekend griping at President Trump for his rather dramatic outbursts Friday on the U.S. economy simply missed…

by | Jul 22, 2019

While Washington’s experts and pundits continue taking Moscow’s pivot to Beijing with a grain of salt, China and Russia announced yet another joint mega-project that will help to accelerate the formation of what many dubbed the “Eurasian supercontinent.” From an…

by | Jun 14, 2019

America’s bull is loose in the China shop. President Trump has set in place a confrontation with China over that nation’s trade infractions. The shop’s elite patrons are in paroxysms, while Main Street presses their nose to the glass to…

by | Jun 13, 2019

The air always swirls with popular myths that, when repeated constantly, are taken by some to be indisputably true. One such myth today is that President Donald Trump is unique among presidents in standing up firmly to the Chinese and…

by | Jun 11, 2019

“Everyone [sic] very excited about the new deal with Mexico” President Trump tweeted Saturday, following the announcement of a deal aimed at curbing immigration from Central and South America. The deal came after several days of negotiation, largely as a…

by | May 10, 2019

Trade talks between the U.S. and China have hit an impasse, but there is surprising bipartisan support for the Trump administration to stay the course on what will be a long process to resolve the full range of trade problems…

by | Apr 11, 2019

Trade agreements have been greatly successful at lowering trade barriers around the world. But they’re not without their flaws. Each agreement, in practice, tends to retain some counterproductive protectionist policies and may even export some bad policies. The United States-Mexico-Canada…

by | Mar 28, 2019

The filing of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on whether there was collusion between President Donald Trump and the Russians to interfere with the 2016 election should put an end to speculations, accusations, and outrage. The report finds that there…

by | Oct 19, 2018

In a week that saw members of Congress plead to President Trump to help companies affected by his tariffs, the U.S. Trade Representative’s office indicated it was opening trade discussions with Japan, the European Union, and the United Kingdom. “We…

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