High-flying “visionary” Elon Musk is finding that “public-private partnerships” have their risks. Taxpayers are learning that lesson also.
The U.S. economy, as measured by job growth, job openings, and unemployment numbers, is stronger now than at any time in the past 17 years.
While free-market Americans might think the decision by the Federal Court of Canada is something to like, they should consider the implications for America's national sovereignty.
Economists Arthur Laffer and Stephen Moore are predicting that the new tax bill and high state taxes will cause 800,000 people to leave California and New York over the next three years.
Despite expressing his preference for bilateral trade deals rather than multilateral “free trade” regimes that erode the sovereignty of multiple nations, President Donald Trump and his top officials have indicated that a new version of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is almost ready. A number of disagreements remain, but negotiators reportedly expect to have them worked out very soon. Senior U.S. administration officials are even said to be plotting wild schemes to ram the “modernized” NAFTA regime through Congress. But opposition among Americans and their elected representatives is growing louder.
Despite arguing that the World Trade Organization has no authority over the issue, the Trump administration has agreed to enter into a WTO “dispute settlement” scheme with the Communist Chinese dictatorship. The Trump administration argues that the primary disagreement, which surrounds U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, is a matter of national security, and therefore beyond the purview of the globalist WTO. Instead, U.S. authorities countered that the regime in Beijing was actually violating international trade rules. Unfortunately for Americans, though, allowing the WTO to meddle in or even overturn American policy represents a grave threat to U.S. sovereignty and self-government.
No slowdown in the economy is expected before November's elections, and none is likely afterward, either, says the Conference Board.