Sunday Afternoon Musing: Continuing On That Foxconn Theme:

Sometimes this stuff gets a little confusing and convoluted…but the elected officials in Wisconsin do know who they are dealing with? right? I mean Foxconn is a well know Taiwanese electronics manufacturer right? Then why did someone say something, well, like this? At some point, special rocks were flown in…

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Remember When The USMCA Was The Be All And End All Of Trade Agreements?

One of the hallmarks of the great negotiators regime was supposedly the new USMCA (United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement)…the perfect free trade agreement. And a vital agreement replacing NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) that was so unfair to the United States…and allowed Mexico and Canada…to take advantage of us. The USMCA…

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Chinese Sanctions And All!

I think the Chinese missed a golden opportunity here but they may intentionally be holding the joker up their sleeve. Several weeks ago the Trump Regime sanctioned a number of Chinese officials who were involved with the oppression of the Uighurs, an Islamic tribal minority in China. The Chinese may…

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Trump Could Offer Tariff Relief Right Now!

One method of supporting American manufacturing…particularly those firms using imported components…would be for President Donald Trump to lift the tariffs he imposed. It wouldn’t take overcoming objections from Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. It wouldn’t take any arm twisting of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. It wouldn’t require Senator…

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Fed Is Wasting Their Time.

The Federal Reserve cut their rate by 50 basis points today…the goal is to boost confidence in the US economy. Well it isn’t going to have much effect on the stock market and it’s a waste of time if they want to spur economic activity. Usually the Fed lowers rates…

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Progress On Drug Prices: But We Are Doing It Bass Ackwards

The Trump regime is moving forward with regulations to reduce the cost of prescription drugs for Americans. But instead of taking the bull by the horns, they are willing to play games with importing drugs from other countries. I mean, just negotiate drug prices for crying out loud. Or limit…

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USDA Removes Wakanda As Free Trade Partner!

A little comic relief today. But the USDA website apparently included Wakanda as a free trade partner. You know, Wakanda, the fictional home of Marvel Comics super hero Black Panther! Wakanda’s free trade agreement with the United States wasn’t forever. Until Wednesday afternoon, the fictional country from the popular 2018…

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Remember The GOP Busting Pelosi’s Chops To Pass the USMCA

For weeks we’ve heard the continuous prattle out of the GOP from Robin Vos to anyone and everyone in the US Senate…that the do nothing House Democrats needed to pass the USMCA immediately for the good of the nation…while all ‘the Dems’ cared about about was impeachment, impeachment, and impeachment….

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And Now Pence On The (unratified) USMCA

A few weeks ago I mentioned that a number of GOP elected officials were touting the USMCA and the grand advantages that it would bear for Wisconsin. Well today it’s Vice President Mike Pence who is praising the trade agreement and the manufacturing jobs that it is going to preserve…

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And then the president said this about Saudi Arabia:

P.S. after some assurances that the US would be immune from oil price fluctuations…gasoline was up a nickel already yesterday afternoon.

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