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Kevin L. Kearns, 3/30/2017

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Kevin L. Kearns, 3/29/2017
Trump=Chinese Agent: more Friedman hackery, thinks US can control China w/ TPP, which adds 0.6% to GDP over 14 yrs.
Kevin L. Kearns, 3/26/2017
Another Freedom Caucus Victory: How White House Budgeting Director Mulvaney Sabotaged Trump's Defense $ Increase
Kevin L. Kearns, 3/17/2017
Distress over large cuts in Trump budget w/o insight on how US pays for everything. Large decline in wealth-creating manufacturing related??
Kevin L. Kearns, 3/17/2017
Kevin L. Kearns, 3/16/2017
Merkel & Xi commit to free trade by phone. Ha! Mercantilists in charge of free trade is like mice in charge of cheese. Suddenly no cheese!
Kevin L. Kearns, 3/16/2017
US import dependent for 50+ minerals needed for hi-tech. Cut red tape now to restore US mining, middle-class jobs.
Kevin L. Kearns, 3/16/2017
Seminal in Bannon's econ nat'lism: 2008 crash/father's stock loss. Irony: fgn trade surplus $s inflow created bubble
Kevin L. Kearns, 3/16/2017
WSJ Ip: Confused/confusing article tries to prove trade deficits don't matter (so much) to deter Trump trade action
Kevin L. Kearns, 3/14/2017
White House infighting damages Trump's trade agenda. Cohn attempts to sideline Navarro. Can Lighthizer rescue DJT?
Kevin L. Kearns, 3/14/2017
1) At Lighthizer hearing, libertarian Sen. Toomey repeats Kool-Aid mantra "trade deficits don't matter." 1country/1yr=no. World/40+yrs=YES!
Kevin L. Kearns, 3/13/2017
Free-trade "deficits don't matter' theory carried to absurdity. Deficits not only financial but also technology loss
Kevin L. Kearns, 3/13/2017
Politico's Navarro hit piece: Lots on his five losing pol campaigns, no analysis of why his positions on trade wrong
Kevin L. Kearns, 3/13/2017
Experts in Fgn Policy piece=sensitive to China, Navarro presumed not. Their strategy to counter military buildup fed by trade cheating??
Kevin L. Kearns, 3/13/2017
Another hit piece: Navarro not Chinese speaker/member of 'China Experts Club' so his econ/military analysis=wrong.
Kevin L. Kearns, 3/12/2017
1) NYT: Economist reveals agenda-Important for CEA to protect academic integrity (i.e., flawed models) not business.
Kevin L. Kearns, 3/11/2017
Ex ambassadors & fgn relations experts condemn DC hysteria (Dems + MSM) abt Russia/Trump as harmful to US diplomacy.
Kevin L. Kearns, 3/11/2017
Mankiw, as CEA head, said outsourcing probably good for US economy. Economist joke: 'Reality is interesting but does it work in theory?'
Kevin L. Kearns, 3/11/2017
Mankiw: Trump must consult economists, so they can handcuff him, stop decisive action on behalf of working people.
Kevin L. Kearns, 3/10/2017
1) Holtz-Eakin & Furman, economists w/ Bush & Obama, knock Navarro's contention that trade deficits matter & should be eliminated.
Kevin L. Kearns, 3/10/2017
Roach uses old trick - trade deficit is caused by savings deficit. NO causal connection, but an accounting identity.