Biden Decides He Can’t Win

Some of our readers may be wondering why our column is titled “Jobs and Economy” when we write almost exclusively on federal tax policy, trade policy and international economics. When my editor similarly asked me if I could write more on local job … [Read more...]

USA and Russia – The Common Foundation

The Russian military intervention in Syria has raised, in some quarters, talk of WW III – a direct confrontation between the two nuclear superpowers. Others have spoken – in connection with the Ukraine situation – of a return to the Cold War. … [Read more...]

A Conflict Of Visions

In a previous column, Pat Buchanan reminded us that disbelievers in New World Order mythology have long recognized that nationalism is on the rise, led by Communist China. The globalists believed that China was the savior of the global economy, but, … [Read more...]

Footing the Bill for Dependence on China

In earlier articles we have pointed out that China’s economy is headed downwards, with major problems facing government and people.  History shows that such situations, if serious enough, have led to the breakdown of the Chinese state As the Un … [Read more...]

Pat Buchanan: Is Trumpism The ‘New Nationalism’?

By: Pat Buchanan / August 24, 2015 / Reposted from End Global Governance  Since China devalued its currency 3 percent, global markets have gone into a tailspin. Why should this be?  After all, 3 percent devaluation in China could be countered by a … [Read more...]

China’s Rise……and Fall?

A few weeks ago we examined the source of China’s “meteoric” rise to the rank of second largest world economy, and concluded that the “miracle” was essentially a one-off play based on offering the lowest cost for the production of goods for export.  I … [Read more...]

1854 & 2016 – Déjà vu all over again?

There is no way for America’s economy to perform optimally without policy changes in Washington.  Until we create good-paying jobs again voters will remain frustrated and angry. With the current gridlock and distrust in DC, changes are very un … [Read more...]

Social Unrest And Trade Policy

Those who know me know I make connections between many of America’s myriad problems and our trade deficit. Most Americans agree that a lack of well-paying jobs and economic despair leads to social unrest.  Our decades-old trade deficit has been se … [Read more...]

Chinese Miracle or House of Cards?

For years our financial press and media have hailed the rise of China to the rank of global power. Such phrases as “the Chinese miracle”, “the workshop of the world” or “the engine of the global economy” and “the Asian (meaning China’s) century” have … [Read more...]

The “Washington Cartel”

What is the Washington Cartel?  Who are they? What do they want? Senator Cruz has referred to a “Washington Cartel” on more than one occasion during this year’s Republican primary campaign.  I’m not exactly sure whom he includes in the group and wh … [Read more...]