Walmart’s ‘Made In USA’ Televisions Are Allegedly Made In China

Element Electronics boasts of being the only American-owned and American-assembled television company. Flashy red-white-and-blue packaging helps it do business with Walmart as part of the retailer’s quarter-trillion-dollar “Made in USA” initiative. But according to a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) complaint filed Tuesday, the company isn’t making anything in America after all. [by Alan Pyke |…

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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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