Category Archives: International trade

Trump’s Proposed Wall and Tax Are Folly

After “The White House … floated the idea of imposing a 20 percent tax on goods from Mexico to pay for a wall at the southern U.S. border” in January, I went on record about the idea at Learn Liberty also posted the piece. A slice: [Y]es, immigrants do take some jobs that peopleContinue Reading

Senator Ed Markey’s Marxist Rhetoric

Senator Ed Markey’s argument for restricting oil exports relies on collectivism. In a letter to the editor of the Wall Street Journal (“Don’t Annul America’s Gains on Energy Independence,” Dec. 26, 2013), Senator Markey defends “four decades of U.S. law that keep American oil here for American consumers.” Implying that they would favor foreigner atContinue Reading

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