Rebooting Canada’s failed NAFTA strategy

By Danny Lam, Research Associate Environment & Security, University of Waterloo. Canada’s NAFTA strategy is in big trouble. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is seen here meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House in February 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick) Canada’s NAFTA strategy is in trouble, to the extent that… Please follow and like us:

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Death Threats Against FCC Chairman Are Unprecedented and Must Stop

When the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rolled back President Barack Obama’s “net neutrality” policy, Chairman Ajit Pai told reporters, “It’s not going to kill democracy.” But could it kill him? Federal officials are certainly concerned, now that a flood of death threats has reached a level most insiders say they’ve never seen. This is “routine for… Please follow and like us:

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President Trump’s 2017 MAGA accomplishments

WASHINGTON, December 18, 2017: President Trump and his administration have generated an amazing number of wins for America and Americans. He is making good on his “MAGA” promise. The President’s lack of previous political experience has made his first-year rocky, to say the least. As Democrats, liberal media and political foes in both parties do everything… Please follow and like us:

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Liberals are freaking out over the repeal of net neutrality and it’s hilarious

December 15,2017 –  FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced on Thursday the repeal of the net neutrality restrictions instituted by President Obama in 2015. And liberals are freaking out. “The Government Just Voted To Completely Screw Up The Internet As You Know It,” declared Buzzfeed. Mother Jones was even funnier, “Yes, Net Neutrality Is… Please follow and like us:

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Small tweaks to GOP tax bill would make huge difference

The Senate-passed tax bill is a policy triumph that will provide a shot of performance enhancing drugs into the veins of the economy. It’s not perfect, but the combined effect of cutting business tax rates, eliminating the state and local tax deduction, and repealing the ObamaCare individual mandate tax, means we are at the precipice of… Please follow and like us:

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Tax reform is just the first step in rolling back the nanny state

One way to kill a predatory animal is to deny it sustenance. The tax-cut bill passed by the Senate, if it clears a conference with the House and President Trump signs it, may be the first step toward starving the big-government beast. Reporting on the Senate vote early Saturday morning reflected the biases of various media… Please follow and like us:

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Al Franken’s days are numbered

Sen. Al Franken, who was just outed on a photograph wearing a big smile and groping the chest of a journalist while she slept, is now facing growing calls – many, from within his own liberal-minded ranks – to resign. This, as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Charles Schumer both agreed to put… Please follow and like us:

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Sparks fly after brief Trump Twitter outage

A rogue Twitter employee managed to silence Donald Trump’s favorite communications tool for 11 minutes, drawing mocking praise from critics of the US president — but also warnings it could set a dangerous precedent. Visitors to @realDonaldTrump around 7:00 pm (2300 GMT) on Thursday were greeted with the message “Sorry, that page doesn’t exist!” Twitter initially… Please follow and like us:

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Bannon brings ‘war’ to California

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Former Trump administration strategist and GOP agitator Stephen K. Bannon on Friday told California Republicans, whose state party has fallen in membership and political influence, that their salvation lies in putting aside their differences and getting to work — just as they’d done to help move President Donald Trump to his surprise victory… Please follow and like us:

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Germany, Canada, China Are Terrified of U.S. Corporate Tax Cut, Says Stephen Moore

Economic policy analyst Stephen Moore said Wednesday on “The Laura Ingraham Show” that the problem with modern-day liberalism is that “liberals want to be pro-jobs but they’re anti-business.” Moore, a visiting fellow at The Heritage Foundation, served as one of Trump’s top economic policy advisers during his 2016 campaign. He said Wesdnesday that “every single” economic… Please follow and like us:

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Trump Rips NBC News for ‘Knowingly Inaccurate’ Coverage

President Donald Trump targeted media bias in a series of tweets Saturday morning, saying that the “good news is that the PEOPLE get it, which is really all that matters!” The president ripped politicized evening talk shows, news coverage of his administration and his ongoing battle with Congress to deliver health care reform, among others. In… Please follow and like us:

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Do tax cuts stimulate the economy more than spending?

By Dale O. Cloninger, Professor Emeritus, Economics & Finance, University of Houston-Clear Lake. During the presidential campaign, Donald Trump promised to boost the economy both by cutting taxes and investing more money in infrastructure. Usually, however, politicians and policymakers have favored one type of stimulus over the other. Conservatives like tax cuts, while liberals favor more… Please follow and like us:

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Most trusted, least trusted media

It was a poll someone should have done right. But no one has – yet. Certainly not the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute of the Missouri School of Journalism. This one got plenty of attention from media, though – a poll on the most trusted and least trusted press outlets. The only problem, of course, was… Please follow and like us:

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Trading Diary: Freaky Friday puts trading action on hold

WASHINGTON, February 24, 2017 – If you keep up with the financial news, or what passes for it these days, given the politicization of nearly everything, you’ll have noticed that traders and investors alike are pulling back from the ongoing Trump Rally to assess the total situation. As is often the case, we’re dealing with a… Please follow and like us:

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