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Trade rules are deeply flawed but Trump’s tariff fixation is hurting America and the rest of the world

New steel tariffs could hit the Tenaris seamless pipe mill in Bay City, Texas, hard. AP Photo/David J. Phillip Kevin P. Gallagher, Boston University There’s no end in sight to the tariffs President Donald Trump will impose on imports from the nation’s best customers. He has hiked tariffs on goods and services from China, Canada, […]

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10 Possible Consequences of Trump’s Trade War with China

A trade war is the thing of which economists’ nightmares are made. They sit up at night dreading the collapse of free trade efforts, looking at the closed economies of the world, like Cuba and North Korea, and wondering how any reasonable leader could think that such a system, a system in which countries tried […]

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Is What We’re Seeing In 2018 The Real Trump Economy?

Every time a presidential election comes up, one of the big questions everyone asks is “How is the economy doing?” The answer to that question is then used as a sort of yardstick to determine how the sitting president has done over the last four years. Most economists agree, however, that it is not always […]

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The List of All “Accomplishments” of the Trump Administration

Are you tired of winning yet? Are you so tired of winning that you can’t even stay asleep? All this winning, it’s starting to wear on you, right? You can’t take it anymore. Every time you turn on the news, it’s win after win after win. You can barely stand to watch it. There’s so […]

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Donald Trump Not Meeting with Kim Jong Un Represents a Serious Threat to World Peace and Here’s Why

When you make a promise to someone, it has to count for something. Without your word, you do not have a whole lot to stand on when you are interacting with people. This is a lesson that most children learn very early. They learn not to lie, they learn no to deceive people, and they […]

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Donald Trump the Anti-Semite – Fake News Or Not?

Donald Trump has been called a lot of things, and in light of his policies regarding Mexico and Puerto Rico, it has become exceedingly difficult to argue that he is not prejudiced against the Hispanic community. He himself has made jokes at the Latinx community’s expense, and in a recent high-profile incident, he refused to […]

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8 Things Russia Gained by Supporting Trump during His Presidential Run

If you want to find out why something has happened, just look at who stood to benefit from it. This is an age-old rule, one that has been used to solve countless crimes throughout history, and it is a rule that we can apply to the Russia-Trump situation. Why would Russia support Trump during his […]

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Donald Eres Un Pendejo

This anti-Trump campaign is my favorite one for it’s creativity in the way that it sums up so many feelings that Americans and the rest of the world have about Trump. We can go on and on about Trump’s offensive traits, but the TL;DR version of that book is simply: Donald, you’re an asshole! Thank […]

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George W Bush

Unelected, Commander-in-Thief

“If this were a dictatorship, it would be a heck of a lot easier, just so long as I’m the dictator.” December 18, 2000 “To occupy Iraq would instantly shatter our coalition, turning the whole Arab world against us and make a broken tyrant into a latter-day hero … assigning young soldiers to a fruitless […]

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Blair Hit By New Leak Of Secret War Plan by Michael Smith

by Michael Smith A secret document from the heart of government reveals today that Tony Blair privately committed Britain to war with Iraq and then set out to lure Saddam Hussein into providing the legal justification. The Downing Street minutes, headed “Secret and strictly personal – UK eyes only”, detail one of the most important […]