Category Archives: trade

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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How could he know that?

 Congressman Tom Reed this morning called for pending free trade agreements with Colombia, Panama and South Korea to be voted on within a month. “Getting people back to work is something we talk about repeatedly,” Reed said. “These free trade … Continue reading

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Would you?

Trade wars are good.–President Trump Fixing the tax system must be a top priority because it threatens everything we care about — including jobs, healthcare, education, public investment, the environment, and retirement security.–Charles Whalen, economist and former congressional candidate. The … Continue reading

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Tom Reed on dignity

Tom Reed writes op eds infrequently; here are some: The Dignity of Developing Our Workforce June 30, 2017 Op-Eds Obama’s Middle Class Trap May 24, 2016 Op-Eds Issues:  Economy and Jobs It’s Time to Restart Greenidge October 27, 2015 Op-Eds Defending Private Property … Continue reading

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What would a fair NAFTA look like?

What would a fair NAFTA look like? I was all set to terminate, you know? And this wasn’t like…this wasn’t a game I was playing. I’m not playing…you know, I wasn’t playing chess or poker or anything else. This was, … Continue reading

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You can’t believe it

  Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising. –Mark Twain … Do we believe this? Can you add to my list? I will build a wonderful wall, which won’t cost as much as … Continue reading

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