Why free-market economics is a fraud

by zendug -- If there's one thing everyone in America knows, it's that free-market economics is true and free markets are best. After all, we're not communists, are we? They starved more…

Newt Gingrich: Free-trade Kool-Aid drinker

by zendug -- At least one Republican presidential candidate (Roemer) is actually good on trade issues. At least one (Romney) may be at least OK if he really means what he more…

Obama's trans-Pacific partnership disaste

by zendug -- Will America ever learn? No, I guess not. After the failed promises of NAFTA, a job-destroying trade deficit that has burgeoned despite a long series of free-trade agreements, more…

Could U.S. pull out of NAFTA, WTO?

by zendug -- I have detailed in previous articles my search for a Republican presidential candidate who is good on trade issues. The candidates range from the pro-China Huntsman, to the more…

Romney's economic plan: Blame China

by zendug -- I've just seen one of Mitt Romney's new campaign commercials, which you can watch here: Romney's emerging economic strategy is clear: blame China. Not only does this get more…

Panama, Colombia, Korea: It's getting worse

by zendug -- On Monday, Barack Obama submitted the long-pending Colombia, Panama and South Korea free trade agreements to Congress. White House chief of staff William Daley has promised to pass more…

Republican candidate endorses Wall Street protest

by zendug -- You know something is up when even the Republicans are angry at Wall Street. Republican presidential candidate Buddy Roemer, former governor of Louisiana, just released the following statement more…