Tax Reform Appears Dead

By: Thursday December 19, 2013 6:26 am

The chances of Congress working on tax reform next year have gone from very unlikely to effectively zero with the decision by President Obama to name Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT) ambassador to China. Baucus is chair of the extremely powerful Senate Finance Committee. Despite the long odds, Baucus has been working towards creating a comprehensive [...]

China and Russia Basically Tell Obama to Screw Off

By: Tuesday June 25, 2013 7:15 am

The Obama administration really wants to catch Edward Snowden but the two countries that could make that happen, Russia and China, have zero desire to help. Apparently finding out a foreign government has been effectively spying on everyone in your country puts you in an uncooperative mode. Despite the indictment and a suspended passport China [...]

The Super Simple Plan to Keep the US Economy Larger Than China’s

By: Thursday December 13, 2012 10:00 am

When reading stories about the growth of the Chinese economy, I often run into two extremely weird narratives. One is claims that the Chinese leadership has somehow magically found a formula for growth our feeble democracy could never match. The other is fear mongering that China is now an unstoppable economic powerhouse which is destined [...]

What Foreign Corporations Will Obama Empower to Undermine Environmental Laws Near You?

By: Friday April 27, 2012 10:52 am

Australia New Zealand Brunei Peru Chile Singapore Malaysia The White House wants to fast track the Trans-Pacific Partnership¬†(TPP) “free trade” agreement with Australia, Brunei, Chile, Malaysia, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam. Japan is waiting in the wings, Canada and Mexico want in, Taiwan has announced its intention to meet membership requirements and China says [...]

What Obama Fights For: Giving $9.55 Billion to North Korea to Spend on Nukes

By: Wednesday June 29, 2011 1:16 pm

At a time of high unemployment, it’s difficult to fathom why the President would be fighting to increase our trade deficit and ship tens of thousands of jobs overseas by pushing his NAFTA-style trade deal with Korea. Even more stunning, however, is the loophole in the Obama deal that will hand billions over to North Korea to spend on their nuclear weapons program.