Trump's announcement of protective tariffs for steel and aluminum has resurrected the old arguments over the subject — arguments that go back to the earliest days of the republic.

Last Friday’s numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics said that private payrolls in February jumped by 235,000.

In the past few years of heavy marketing and favorable media coverage, one would expect that the electric-car market would have taken off. It hasn’t, though; it survives on government handouts.


President Trump announced that he is going to impose tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, much to the consternation of House Speaker Paul Ryan and others in the GOP.

The economy is steaming along, continuing to confound forecasters.

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