Category Archives: Economy

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Discusses NAFTA and Congress Refusing to Accept “Notification of Intent” Letter…

There has been some confusion, mostly spurred by media falsehoods, about whether or not Secretary Ross had submitted the ‘notification of intent’ letter to congress to begin the clock to renegotiating NAFTA. Early in this video, yet again, Secretary Ross … Continue reading

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Understanding Why President Trump Has Not Received Legislative Action From Congress…

There are many new commentators at CTH, and even more new people taking notice of politics for perhaps the first time in their lives.   There is also some confusion noticed between two distinct groups who appear to be talking above … Continue reading

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Citing New Soft Wood Import Tariff, Maine Lumber Mill to Add Jobs and Second Shift…

President Trump has a simple economic platform: “Buy American and Hire American“; toward that goal all economic and fiscal policies are now directed to assist U.S. manufacturing companies and retain U.S. workers.  Period. Two days ago Commerce Secretary Wilbur “Wilburine” … Continue reading

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Report: President Trump May Withdraw Completely From NAFTA…

During an AP interview last week President Trump first mentioned a possibility of complete withdrawal from the 25-year-old NAFTA agreement.   Today several outlets are reporting on a draft executive action to do just that. BACKGROUND:  One of the problems with … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, media bias, Mexico, President Trump, Trade Deal, Uncategorized, US dept of agriculture, US Treasury | 222 Comments

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Talks To Lou Dobbs….

Ah, the simple joys in life.  Wilburine Ross interviewed by Lou Dobbs… Sip slowly. The general status of angst created by ordinary swamp review has a tendency to wear down a soul. It’s at the times when we feel surrounded … Continue reading

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President Trump Talks Agriculture and Trade During Roundtable With Secretary Perdue – (W/ Media Q&A)…

Having spent over 30 years deep in the weeds on the actuarial side of trade and economics, I can guarantee you there’s a generational need to completely reset all frames of reference when it comes to imports, exports, and U.S. … Continue reading

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Wilbur Ross Hits Canada With Soft Wood Import Tariff…

How do you get congress to accept the NAFTA notification of intent letter? Why, you backstop the Canadian decision to undermine U.S. dairy farm exports by applying equity import tariffs and offsetting losses to U.S. manufacturers. First stop, lumber mills. … Continue reading

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