Posts Tagged free trade

“Free Trade Agreements” are Anything But

I am sorry to say, but anyone who believes governments create “free” trade with such agreements is effectively openly acknowledging that they know nothing at all about basic economics. So-called “free trade agreements” are fraught with tariffs (i.e., taxes, otherwise known as property confiscation), deficits and surpluses, de facto and/or de jure subsidies, and other elements […]

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Paul Ryan Channels His Best Nancy Pelosi

Referencing the much reported secrecy and public uncertainty surrounding the ongoing development of so-called “Obamatrade” legislation (otherwise broadly known as Trade Promotion Authority), Congressman and former vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan (R-WI) Wednesday testified in committee that the trade deal will be “declassified and made public once it’s agreed to.”   One may of course […]

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