I-BAND holds annual meeting

Editors note: Brian O’Shaughnessy, CPA Vice Chairman, recently was keynote speaker at a North Dakota Cattle association conference . On Nov. 15-16, the Independent Beef Association of North Dakota (I-BAND) held its 14th annual meeting at the Ramada Wyndam in Bismarck. Dozens of cattle producers from across North Dakota and surrounding states participated in a…

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Why Americans are not paying for tariffs

Editor’s note: Curtis Ellis lays out the mechanics of why the tariffs are not raising prices.  Exclusive: Curtis Ellis explains ‘myriad (illegal) subsidies’ China continues to use [Curtis Ellis | November 29, 2019 | WND] Today we witnessed a central rite of one of the world’s great and growing state-sponsored religions. We saw frenzied acolytes…

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Who Pays the Tax on Imports from China?

Editor’s note: The Fed quietly admits, in this recent blog post, that tariffs are not increasing import prices. This is a big admission, which counters the assertions of Princeton economists who released a study claiming the opposite.   [Matthew Higgins, Thomas Klitgaard, and Michael Nattinger | November 28, 2019 | Liberty Street Economics] Tariffs are a…

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‘America First’ Trade Agenda Is Under Threat from Unelected Bureaucrats

Editor’s Note: Roger Simmermaker is a CPA member and author of “How Americans Can Buy American: The Power of Consumer Patriotism.” Costly new regulations could erase some of the competitive advantages U.S. producers have gained [Roger Simmermaker | November 21, 2019 | Lifezette] U.S. consumers who haven’t been buying American products and have been getting their…

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