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by Kevin L. Kearns, Friday, May 01, 2015
President Obama’s strategy in pursuing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has been altogether characteristic of his Administration’s attitude: “My way or the highway. So what were 26 freshmen Republican House members thinking when they recently signed a letter promising to work with the president on Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) – a mechanism that allows the TPP to receive just an up or down vote? Do these first-termers not realize that President Obama’s posture on trade policy represents the worst of all worlds, combining arrogance with incompetence while demonstrating little interest in soliciting advice from Congress as a co-equal branch of government.
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Up to the Minute Commentary:
New GDP Figures Confirm Trade Keeps Slowing the Already Feeble Recovery

Growing U.S. trade deficits continue undermining a weak national economic rebound and the greatest damage is inflicted by trade flows heavily shaped by U.S. trade policy.

The Drug Pusher from Harvard

Respected economist Martin Feldstein thinks America should be grateful that Chinese and other foreign traders' currency manipulation keeps pumping narcotics into America's financial veins.

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