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Ford to scrap Mexico plant, invest in Michigan due to Trump policies #MAGA

Ford Motor Company on Tuesday announced plans to cancel the building of a $1.3 billion plant in Mexico and instead invest $700 million in a Michigan assembly plant, directly tying the decision to “pro-growth policies” championed by President-elect Donald Trump. Trump had previously been critical of Ford’s plans to build in Mexico. CEO Mark Fields,

Hillary Clinton’s Awful Day On Trade

Hillary Clinton’s true position on trade was finally exposed at the end of the day, when her best friend and former campaign chairman Governor Terry McAuliffe stated that Clinton will approve TPP. But that was the end of a very long day of surrogates going off message, and Clinton shifting her position on NAFTA…again. While

How Trump Can Win the Black Vote to Win the Election #TeamTrump

Roger L Simon, PJMedia the welter of cable commentary over Donald Trump’s overwhelming victories in the so-called “Acela primary” Tuesday, among the most startling was an aside by CNN’s Van Jones that Trump could win the election if he got just 25% of the black vote. Now this didn’t make the African-American activist who co-founded and is

Most union members have ties to government

 Unions representing government workers are expanding while organized labor has been shedding private sector members over the past half-century. A majority of union members today now have ties to a government entity, at the federal, state or local levels. Roughly 1-in-3 public sector workers is a union member, compared with about 1-in-15 for the private

Was Chattanooga, Tennessee the Waterloo for the United Auto Workers Union?

 The union bosses in Detroit wanted to swindle 1,550 workers at the Volkswagen manufacturing plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee into joining the United Auto Workers union (UAW). It would have been the first union victory against the workers of the “transplant” companies such as Volkswagen, Toyota, Mercedes Benz, and other auto companies that have brought thousands of jobs to