Category Archives: trade

Does election make one wise?

History has tried hard to teach us that we can’t have good government under politicians. Now, to go and stick one at the very head of the government couldn’t be wise. — Mark Twain, New York Herald, 26 August 1876 Does … Continue reading

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Tom Reed on Free Trade

REED ONCE PRAISED BIPARTISAN PASSAGE OF FREE TRADE AGREEMENTS; Said removal of tariffs will create jobs in New York In 2011, Tom returned from his trip to S. Korea praising free trade and the trade agreement with S. Korea and … Continue reading

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Free trade

This trade deal with Mexico will boost jobs and bring new opportunities to hard-working people. –Rep. Tom Reed There is a difference between free trade agreements and bilateral trade deals: the former benefit the economy while the later pick winners … Continue reading

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Picking winners and losers

“Government shouldn’t pick winners and losers” is an idea frequently expressed by Tom Reed. Are bilateral trade agreements better than general trade agreements? Can the United States extract important concessions by bargaining with other countries individually as the Trump Administration … Continue reading

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Disruption

We are going to hold China accountable and I believe the President made it very clear, he was going to disrupt our trade not only with China, but with others across the world looking for that fair and balanced trade … Continue reading

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Tom Reed on the economy

Things are looking rosy this spring,  Tom Reed says:     “You’re hearing about the growth opportunities here. They’ve gone up 20 percent from Quarter 3 to Quarter 1. Twenty percent growth is a huge amount of growth.” “A lot … Continue reading

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John Stossel on Tariffs

We’d all be richer if the ideal NAFTA reform would happen: elimination of tariffs — no government involvement in trade at all.–John Stossel I don’t often agree with John Stossel, but on tariffs he had me saying yes until his … Continue reading

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