Category Archive: globalization

Tariffs Work for American Workers

A tariff is a sharp edged tool used to carve out the best trade deals for America. It is used to raise the price of imported goods as a defense against unfair competition from foreign markets. And like any other tax, a tariff doesn’t have to be universal or permanent: it can be limited, lowered, …

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“Free Trade” Deals: Undermining Defense, Sovereignty, and the American Job Market

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A powerful conglomerate consisting of Wall Street moguls, multi-national corporate elites, and political insiders — the one percent cabal as some call them — are mounting an assault on the American economy, endangering national defense, and subverting U.S. sovereignty. Their weaponry includes so-called “free trade” treaties like the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) — …

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Foreign Aid? It’s being flushed down the toilet faster than you think.

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The economy of Mexico is the 13th largest in the world and the 11th by buying power. British economist Jim O’Neill, former head of asset management for Goldman Sachs, said recently that, “Mexico has a unique opportunity to steal the thunder of no less a giant than China.” Remember Ross Perot’s warning about that giant …

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1992 USA Today Op/Ed: Olympics: proper role of nationalism

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It’s a good thing that the U.S. Olympic team flag bearer did not dip Old Glory as it passed the reviewing stand during the opening ceremonies of the Winter Olympics. Of course, Federal Statue Number 829 does state that, “the U.S. flag shall not be dipped to any person or any thing.” More than this …

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Book Review: Lou Dobbs, Populist

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War on the Middle Class: How the Government, Big Business, and Special Interest Groups Are Waging War on the American Dream and How to Fight Back by Lou Dobbs New York: Viking Press, 2006; 276 pages; $24.95 Independents Day: Awakening the American Spirit by Lou Dobbs New York: Viking Press, 2007; 288 pages; $24.95 Lou Dobbs is an …

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Interview with former Congressman Virgil Goode

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INTRO: Virgil Goode, the presidential nominee of the Constitution Party. Goode, who received his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, served in the Virginia Army National Guard (1969-1975), as a member of the Virginia Senate (1973-1997), and in the U.S. House of Representatives (1996-2008). Peter Gemma: Thanks Congressman for taking time off …

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2007 Interview with Congressman Ron Paul

INTRO: A native of Pennsylvania, Dr. Paul graduated from the Duke University School of Medicine and served as a flight surgeon in the U.S. Air Force during the 1960s. In private practice as a specialist in obstetrics/gynecology, Dr. Paul has delivered more than 4,000 babies. First elected to Congress in 1976, he was one of …

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Europeans Face Illegal Aliens Issues

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Over the past year I’ve had opportunities to travel abroad—to Europe and as far away as Egypt. On my trips, in my pre-travel research, and from foreign news reports, I gleaned some of the many roles immigration problems play on the world stage. There are lessons and ideas, especially in Europe, which I believe should …

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Murray Rothbard vs. Barack Obama

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At the core of a free market is free trade―in the private sector, among the states, and between the U.S. and other nations. The late libertarian economist Dr. Murray Rothbard once observed that, “Free-market capitalism is a network of free and voluntary exchanges in which producers work, produce, and exchange their products for the products …

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Interview with Economist Ian Fletcher: Korean Agreement is Latest Fiasco in ‘Free Trade’ Deals

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In October 2011, Congress ratified a “Free Trade” agreement with Korea, first negotiated by President George W. Bush and a priority in the Obama administration, in what the New York Times described as, “a rare moment of bipartisan accord at a time when Republicans and Democrats are bitterly divided over the role that government ought …

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