By Robert Romano Since passage of the Trade Act of 1974, every trade agreement the U.S. has entered into under trade promotion authority has not been considered a treaty under U.S. law. This includes the currently-being-negotiated Trans-Pacific Partnership between the U.S. and Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam. It is not a […]
By Don Todd In the 1930s, the theme song of the Democratic Party was “Happy Days Are Here Again.” What a change that is from the current unofficial theme song of the left which seems to be “Nobody Knows the Troubles I’ve Seen.” The left is in a constant state of high anxiety over impending doom. The cause of this […]
By Rick Manning Establishment, globalist advocates published what will go down as the most disingenuous, deceitful, and outright dishonest promotional piece on behalf of the so-called fast track trade authority that could have been written. Authored by liberal GOP Congressman Paul Ryan and heretofore “conservative” Senator Ted Cruz, the op-ed in the Wall Street Journal is a compilation of talking […]
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By Robert Romano According to Article II, Section 2 of the U.S. Constitution, “[The president] shall have Power, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, to make Treaties, provided two thirds of the Senators present concur…” Meaning, the president can negotiate a treaty with a foreign nation, but it shall not be binding unless and until it […]
By Marita Noon The solar industry has poured a startling amount of effort and funding — much of it backed by California-based, billionaire hedge fund manager Tom Steyer, who is heavily invested in solar — into attempting to gain the legislative favor needed for it to survive. Nationwide, the growth of the renewable power industry is dependent on a combination […]
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By Rick Manning President Barack Obama’s managed trade agenda hit the front burner when Congress returned as Senate Finance Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) introduced legislation granting the President fast track trade authority. The demand for fast track legislation was a focal point of President Obama’s January State of the Union Address, and Hatch’s introduction sets the stage for a nonpartisan legislative […]
By Rick Manning Presidential primary season is upon us, and handlers of candidates of both political parties will attempt to control how the public perceives them. It should be a time of great debate about the future of the country. Wage deflation, a national debt approaching $20 trillion, the government’s culpability in the student loan bubble, and a graying population […]