The Canadian government, lining the pockets of its dairy producers, imposes high tariffs on American dairy imports. That forces Canadians to pay higher prices for dairy products. For example, Canadians pay $5.24 for a 10.5-ounce block of cheddar. In Washington, D.C., that same amount of cheddar sells for $3.64. Canadians pay $3.99 for a 1-pound … Continue reading US Tariffs Hurt Americans More Than Anyone Else
Years have passed since the fall of the Berlin Wall. This watershed moment in history was highlighted by images of countless East German citizens joyously celebrating as the infamous Berlin Wall was knocked down, thus marking the beginning of the unification of East and West Germany and the eventual fall of the Soviet Union. On … Continue reading Closed borders. No free trade deals. Welcome to socialist Venezuela.
How Trump’s ‘Buy America’ Push Could Harm This US Steel Mill FARRELL, Pa.– Halfway between Cleveland and Pittsburgh, in a piece of middle America collectively known as Shenango Valley, stands a steel mill that dates back to the late 1800s. Ed McMurray, 44, has spent nine years at the mill, NLMK USA, where he says … Continue reading If you buy anything with steel in it, Trump just raised your taxes
When word got out in January 1848 that gold had been discovered at Sutter’s Mill in Coloma, California, near Sacramento, it triggered the famous California Gold Rush, which in a few short years brought some 300,000 fortune seekers to the territory, whose population at the time was just 155,000, most of them Native Americans. President Trump’s … Continue reading Mexico Tariff Will Attract, Not Deter, Immigrants