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Wake up America Champions

Reposted from the blog of Dan DiMicco ******* August 28, 2014 | dandimicco.com I am starting a new series for my Blog entitled “Wake-up America Champions”. A long time fellow Champion, Robert Johns, will be the first in what will be a regular series of guests contributors. His first in…

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Walmart’s ‘national’ US Manufacturing summit could have used more ‘local’ business

Reposted from Company Week ******* Walmart’s ‘national’ US Manufacturing summit could have used more ‘local’ business  Chris Fagnant | August 19, 2014 | Company Week Our company, Qualtek, is a Colorado Springs-based metal manufacturer specializing in press stamping, metal finishing, and heat treating processes with customers and suppliers along the…

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Following Efforts by Portman and Brown, International Trade Commission Rules to Protect Ohio Manufacturers from Illegal Foreign Trade Schemes

Press release: August 22, 2014 Following Efforts by Portman and Brown, International Trade Commission Rules to Protect Ohio Manufacturers from Illegal Foreign Trade Schemes Oil Steel Tube Imports Have Doubled Since 2008; Commerce Department Ruled that Korea is Unfairly Under-selling its Steel in U.S. Market, Costing American Jobs Washington, D.C. –…

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Why is America’s Manufacturing Job Loss Greater than Other Industrialized Countries?

Reposted from Industry Week ********** Why is America’s Manufacturing Job Loss Greater than Other Industrialized Countries? Adams Nager | August 21, 2014 | Industry Week The rapid decline of U.S. manufacturing employment demonstrate the severity of the challenges faced by America’s manufacturing industries. In July 2014, ITIF’s Stephen Ezell testified…

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Enough with Same Old Trade Deals

Reposted from American Thinker   ***************   Enough with ‘Free Trade’ Bruce C. Bishop | August 25, 2014 | American Thinker In the name of “free trade,” we have lost millions of middle-class manufacturing jobs.  Our economy is dying, and for many of us, our standard of living is in free-fall….

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One Way to Fix the Corporate Tax: Repeal It

Reposted from The New York Times ******** One Way to Fix the Corporate Tax: Repeal It N. Gregory Mankiw | August 23, 2014 | NY Times “Some people are calling these companies ‘corporate deserters.’ ” That is what President Obama said last month about the recent wave of tax inversions sweeping across corporate…

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China Posts Record Trade Surplus

Reposted from Reuters ********** China posts record trade surplus, but domestic economy may lag Kevin Yao and Xiaoyi Shao | August 8, 2014 | Reuters (Reuters) – China’s buoyant exports pushed its trade surplus to a record in July, fuelling optimism global demand will help counter pressure on the domestic economy from…

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Consumers have a right to know where their food comes from

Reposted from The Hill ********* Consumers have a right to know where their food comes from Roger Johnson | August 5, 2014 | The Hill Nobody seemed to care where their pet treats came from until dogs started dropping dead from eating tainted food from China.  When it was all…

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Chinese paper company to set up shop in Richmond suburbs

Reposted from The Washington Post ********** Chinese paper company to set up shop in Richmond suburbs Laura Vozzella | June 18, 2014 | Washington Post RICHMOND — Gov. Terry McAuliffe scored an economic coup and expanded Virginia’s already substantial business ties with China on Wednesday as he unveiled plans for a…

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Maker of defective Chinese drywall Taishan skips out on court hearing, leaving homeowners waiting

Reposted from The Times Picayune *********** Maker of defective Chinese drywall Taishan skips out on court hearing, leaving homeowners waiting Katherine Sayre | August 13, 2014 | Times Picayune B.J. Cheramie watched other houses on his Covington street undergo repairs for toxic Chinese drywall, paid for under a court settlement with…

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