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The Mexican Connection Hits Back at Trump
Trump accused Mexico of “doing very little, if not NOTHING, at stopping people from flowing into Mexico through their Southern Border, and then into the U.S.,” threatening to block NAFTA if Mexican officials don’t do more to stem the flow of illegal migrants. Far from being cowed, however, Trump’s abrasive language has aggravated Mexicans to threaten a halt of cross-border cooperation and may boost the chances of a new style Mexican president – with unpredictable results. To read more click here.
Exposing the Truth on Chinese Trade Wars
Much ado has been made about President Trump’s global actions in attempting to bring down the trade deficit that exists between the U.S. and just about every other nation of note. Whilst very few would dispute the desirability of making more balanced trade arrangements, it would seem that almost no one is willing to get involved in a trade war… except, of course, the president himself.To read more click here.
Midterm Election Watch: Missouri, Montana, and Nebraska
In the 22 presidential elections since 1932, the state of Missouri has voted Democrat eleven times and Republican eleven times. The state hasn’t chosen a Democrat since 1996 and Trump scored the largest Republican victory during that period with a commanding 56.8% to 38.1% margin. Montana has gone Democrat in a presidential election only twice since 1952. Claiming 56.2% of Montana’s votes, President Donald Trump scored the largest victory in the state since 2004, when President George W. Bush claimed more than 59%. In 2016, Hillary Clinton won 35.8% of the votes in Montana; the smallest percentage gained by any candidate since 2000. To read more click here.
Talking Private Property Society with Robert Wenzel: Part II
Known as someone “more radical than the Founding Fathers,” the San Francisco-based libertarian argues that the idea that government is an essential and necessary force is a myth. It is only because we have become accustomed to the state taking responsibility for a myriad of services, such as police, justice, and defense, that we concede it is a required evil. Wenzel contends that a private property society, or PPS, can offer all these services more efficiently and without mandates and coercion. To read more click here.