Politics got a boost with the election of Donald J Trump. Before his administration took over, trade was very low on the feds’ agenda.
War is the ultimate win-lose enterprise. One side wins; the other loses. Overall, people die, buildings are blown up, and real wealth is destroyed.
How to beat Trump at his own game? The question has been gnawing at the guts of the Democratic party for the last two years.
Politics is the enemy of civilisation. It is the enemy, too, of economic progress. Most important, it is the enemy of dignity and clear thinking.
Naturally, the foreigners are learning not to trust US suppliers…and are looking for essential inputs elsewhere. Win-lose again…with little chance that the US will be a winner.
Trump, many believe, is the Messiah. He will wipe away every tear. Mourning, crying, and pain will be no more. He will deliver us from evil, they think.
The cost of living has continued to rise. By the 21st century, the typical man had to work twice as long to buy an average house and an average car as he did in 1975.
China wants a deal, Trump can smell it! It’s why they’re printing yuan in the billions and pushing it out into the system.
It will be one of the interesting events in our history as the US confronts China over its trade practices. For now, all we can do is have faith that fairness will prevail.
China has been providing Americans with low-cost goods for nearly 40 years…with trade barriers coming down steadily. Suddenly, the China trade is unacceptable.
In the ongoing trade war, the Chinese are unleashing their own dogs. They’re now threatening to stop buying food from the US altogether and even sell their US Treasuries.
Banning trade didn’t work for North Korea. Instead, it created a Hell on Earth. But how about the US? Would it create an Eden here?
Capitalists are conscious. They always try to get the outcomes they want…and they don’t mind cheating — when they can get away with it.
The stock market was rattled after Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on Chinese goods.The Chinese replied with silly threats of their own.