by | Nov 30, 2019

The Paris climate agreement is a bad deal for America, costing jobs in the United States and putting the country at a competitive disadvantage with our international competitors. By finalizing this starting process on November 4 of this year, President…

by | Nov 22, 2019

A “substantial security problem” and “tools for espionage” are not accusations one might normally expect to be leveled against a music-based social media app marketed to teenage girls. Yet these are just a few of the charges being made against…

by | Nov 22, 2019

On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act. The next day the House passed it 417-1. It now goes to President Trump, and he is expected to sign it promptly. The Human Rights and Democracy Act would require the secretary of…

by | Nov 1, 2019

Postmaster General Megan Brennan is set to step down, and her successor will face the daunting task of turning around the U.S. Postal Service’s finances. But the task became a little easier last month when President Trump’s top trade negotiator…

by | Oct 17, 2019

A trade deal with China could finally be here! It’s a good one, too, according to President Donald Trump, who said last week, “So, we just made what, I guess, is one of the biggest deals that’s been made in…

by | Oct 10, 2019

The U.S. trade deficit in goods and services increased to $54.9 billion in August, up from $54.0 billion in July. That’s because imports grew more than exports overall. While President Donald Trump will see this higher trade deficit as a…

by | Oct 3, 2019

There are many bad ideas flying around right now in Congress. The recent proposal by Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., to give some taxpayers a rebate check funded with the tariff loot is one of those ideas. It’s not only bad…

by | Sep 18, 2019

A few days ago, more than 50 percent of the crude oil supply capability of the world’s largest oil exporter — also the top energy supplier of a certain major industrial nation — was attacked and taken offline. The likely…

by | Sep 12, 2019

On the campaign trail, candidate Donald Trump said that, if elected, “We’re going to win so much. You’re going to get tired of winning. You’re going to say, ‘Please Mr. President, I have a headache. Please, don’t win so much.’”…

by and | Sep 12, 2019

While it has been commonly recognized that the theft of intellectual property (IP) by China is at the center of the trade war between the U.S. and China, one key fact is often ignored: China’s political economy is run by…

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