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In Global Trade, We Need Equal Protection from All Governments

Seton Motley, Yesterday we wrote of, here at home, the long lost beauty of equal protection before the law, which the 14th Amendment of our Constitution mandates – but our government almost never delivers.  By forsaking this important tenet, we opened wide the door to cronyism – with government playing favorites amongst private sector players.  Decades later,

Trump may be Inelegant at Times, but he is a President who Means What he Says

Brian Birdnow, Last week a number of major American news outlets, in response to the reported cancellation of Mexican President Pena Nieto’s visit to the United States, ran stories decrying the terrible state of Mexican-American relations. Some of the papers trotted out a number of Mexican commentators who opined that bilateral relations had never been

America’s New Trade Agenda: Holding Cheaters Accountable

Congressman Ted Yoho, Opening new markets abroad has been a mainstay of U.S. trade policy since WWII. It’s a noble endeavor, but it cannot succeed in isolation in today’s cut-throat international marketplace. Once America creates a new opportunity with a new trade deal, it must strictly enforce established trade rules to ensure countries don’t erect

Plane carrying Brazilian soccer team crashes in Colombia, killing at least 76 people

Authorities in Colombia said Tuesday that 76 of the 81 passengers aboard a plane carrying a Brazilian soccer team were killed when the aircraft crashed while on its way to the finals of a regional tournament. The chartered British Aerospace 146 short-haul plane, operated by LaMia, declared an emergency at 10 p.m. Monday because of

Plane carrying members of Brazilian soccer team crashes in Colombia

Colombia –  A chartered aircraft carrying a Brazilian soccer team to Colombia for a regional tournament final has crashed on its way to Medellin’s international airport, officials said Tuesday. Medellin’s Mayor Federico Gutierrez said Tuesday that it is possible there are survivors. “It’s a tragedy of huge proportions,” Gutierrez told Blu Radio on his way

How To Survive A Post-Election Meltdown on Thanksgiving

John Kass, Many Americans, afraid of almost everything these days — so afraid of being afraid that they’re easily herded like political livestock — will look to Thanksgiving with just one thing on their minds: Fear. It’s true and you know it. You’re afraid somebody will say something. And you’re afraid that you’ll respond, and

About Hillary Clinton, She’s not right and we all know it

Howie Carr: Nation fails its moral exam The emperor has no clothes. Whatever happens Tuesday, and I’m not that optimistic, at least Donald Trump’s campaign has exposed the utter moral and ethical bankruptcy of the American establishment from top to bottom. They’re frauds — the Democrats, their media coatholders, the Paul Ryan Republicans, Wall Street,

Trump vs. Clinton on infrastructure, and why it matters

Wilbur Ross, Peter Navarro America’s public sector infrastructure is a linchpin of private sector growth.  Our complex network of airports, bridges, highways, ports, tunnels, and waterways bring us to work and our products to market. Our digital superhighways connect us to each other and the world. Dams and levees protect us from floods while our


Controversial Speakers Include Slobodan Milosevic’s Former PR Chief And Someone Who Called Homosexuality A “Disease” Final Clinton Global Initiative: A Few Controversial SpeakersBy Anita Kumar, McClatchy The Clinton Global Initiative wraps up its 12th and final annual meeting Wednesday amid intense scrutiny about the access its donors received while Hillary Clinton was the nation’s top

Congress’ inaction on Zika funding is sending the wrong message to Americans

In 1999, when West Nile virus cases began surfacing in the United States, horror overcame Americans, causing them to shut their doors for fear of becoming infected with the mysterious mosquito-borne illness. The virus, which has claimed nearly 2,000 lives as of 2015, remains a problem today, and some studies have linked these infections with