InsideTrade.com: Conservatives Launch Anti-TPA Campaign, Signal Openness To Working With Progressive Groups

      The leaders of seven conservative Tea Party organizations on Tuesday (Jan. 13) launched the first volley in their campaign against the congressional passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), and held open the possibility of working with Democratic-aligned groups in order to gather enough opposition to defeat any TPA bill. [Reposted from InsideTrade.com …

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Trade Deficit will Grow this Year

  I’m glad to see mainstream newspaper reporters accurately report that the trade deficit is a drag on growth. While the November trade deficit was narrower, the reason was energy.  Crude oil imports dropped because we produce more of our own energy.  And because the price of crude was lower. Not because our goods deficit…

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