Domestic Manufacturers Call Full Text of Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement a “Very Bad Deal for America.”

  Washington, DC.  With the text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement finally made public today, advocates for domestic U.S. manufacturing are calling the agreement a very bad deal for America. American Economic Alert | November 5, 2015 U.S. Business & Industry Council President Kevin L. Kearns says that the the full agreement,…

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AAM: Manufacturing Flatlines in October

The Department of Labor reported this morning that America’s manufacturing sector flatlined in October, creating no jobs last month. [Reposted from the Alliance for American Manufacturing site  |  November 6, 2015] The #AAMeter, which tracks President Obama’s promise to create 1 million new manufacturing jobs in his second term, remained at +370,000 jobs. Said Alliance…

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Nine Steel Associations Release Statement on the Question of China’s Treatment as a Non-Market Economy

  For Immediate Release The American Iron and Steel Institute, the Steel Manufacturers Association, the Canadian Steel Producers Association, CANACERO (the Mexican steel association), Alacero (the Latin American steel association), EUROFER (the European steel association), Instituto AcoBrasil (the Brazil Steel Institute), the Specialty Steel Industry of North America and the Committee on Pipe and Tube…

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Alliance for American Manufacturing: Record Imports from China Hurt U.S. Manufacturing

Washington, D.C. – The Commerce Department released the latest monthly U.S. trade figures Wednesday. Chinese imports into the U.S. topped an all-time monthly record in September at $45.7 billion. [Reposted from the Alliance for American Manufacturing site  |  November 4, 2015] Said Alliance for American Manufacturing President Scott Paul: “Imports from China are killing America’s…

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Donald Trump: Currency Manipulation China’s ‘Great Weapon’ Against U.S., Not Even Mentioned in Obamatrade

  GOP frontrunner Donald Trump tells Breitbart News Daily during a wide-ranging interview that China’s manipulation of its currency is a “great weapon” against the U.S. He’s also slamming Obamatrade’s secret multilateral deals made with groups of nations as a “horror show.” [ Katie McHugh | November 2, 2015 | Breitbart ] Executive chairman Stephen…

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Straightforward Employment Problems

  I think the major reason Americans show appreciation for Donald Trump as a presidential candidate is because he is honest and straightforward. He may or not advance in his quest, but that is not the issue. Americans should thank him for bringing attention to the two words underlined above [Federal Triangle]. [ by Barry…

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American Thinker: Trump on TPP: ‘Why can’t they just put it off until I become elected?’

In his October 24 speech in Jacksonville, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump discussed the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), the trade pact which President Obama just finished negotiating.  Trump asked a key question of the Republicans in Congress: “Why can’t they put it off until I become elected? [Howard Richman, Raymond Richman and Jesse Richman, American…

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