Information Technology Agreement is Another Job Killer

This week, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman announced a “breakthrough” agreement between the United States and China to expand the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Information Technology Agreement (ITA), which eliminates tariffs among 54 countries in high-tech products. Froman enthusiastically noted that the ITA was last amended in 1996, when “most of the GPS technology… [and]…

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Trade Agreement Math Fraud

The mercantilism enabling trade cheerleaders use bad math to befuddle those who don’t think through the information. The only math that truly matters is “what impact on net trade?” The most recent example is the Information Technology Agreement (ITA) supposedly agreed to between the US and China. A Politico story says… The White House said…

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Obama’s big trade moment

The voters last week said jobs and the economy are their number one issues.  Yet Obama, McConnell and the globalists are pushing hard to kill American jobs and the economy with more dumb trade and global governance deals. “For the last 16 months there’s been heightened intensity in the negotiations including on the ministerial level,”…

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Republicans win Big…..now what?

If the R’s don’t do the right things to focus on job creation and the economy, shame on them. [by Dan DiMicco | November 6, 2014 | dandimicco.com] We need to do 5 things: 1-Stop Trade Mercantilism and return to President Reagans mantra of Rules Based and Enforced “Free and Balanced” Trade; 2- Build on our…

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Manufacturing Sector Gains 15,000 Jobs in October: AAM Statement

The Department of Labor reported this morning that America’s manufacturing sector added 15,000 jobs in October. The #AAMeter, which tracks President Obama’s promise to create 1 million new manufacturing jobs in his second term, boosts to +218,000 jobs, after positive revisions to September and August’s data. Commented Alliance for American Manufacturing President Scott Paul: “The…

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