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Obama Administration Flooded with 26,000 Comments against Proposal to Classify Foreign Goods as U.S. Made


News Release Contact: Sara Haimowitz, sara@prosperousamerica.org, 202.688.5145 Obama Administration Flooded with 26,000 Comments against Proposal to Classify Foreign Goods as U.S. Made
 WASHINGTON. D.C. — More than 26,000 people nationwide have submitted comments in opposition to an administration proposal that would hide the damage from past trade agreements.  The change,…

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Fightin’ Words

Bob Hall, a longtime CPA supporter, sent us his thoughts: A nation is an economy.  We wanted our own, so we broke away from England and adopted a Constitution that (still) gives our government the power to protect American commercial interests and to discriminate against danged foreigners.  On July 14, the…

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OMB Should Withdraw Proposed Revisions to U.S. Manufacturing and Trade Statistics

Reposted from Working Economics, the EPI Blog ********** OMB Should Withdraw Proposed Revisions to U.S. Manufacturing and Trade Statistics Robert E. Scott | July 21, 2014 | EPI On May 22, 2014, the Office of Management and Budget solicited comments on a proposal for changes to the North American Industry…

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US loses multi-billion dollar court cases against China and India

Reposted from RT.com ***** US loses multi-billion dollar court cases against China and India Reuters  |  July 15, 2014  |  RT.com The World Trade Organization agreed on Monday this week to side with claims against the United States made by both China and India concerning US-imposed tariffs on products exported…

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Registration Deadline: Why are foreign countries fighting USA-made food labeling?

As a consumer you have a right to know about the origin of your food! Register today to learn about this important issue! A webinar for CPA supporters and members of co sponsoring organizations Country of Origin Labeling: How Multinational Agribusinesses are Attacking This Law Featuring Bill Bullard, CEO of…

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The deadline is Monday to stop government trade deception

If you haven’t: please act today stop this terrible deception! Under a proposed federal rule, an iPhone made in China and sold to Europe could be falsely considered an American export! This dangerous rule would allow the federal government to magically shrink the trade deficit. (Pretty neat trick, huh?) Oppose…

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Inverted Thinking on Corporate Taxes: Instead of trying to bar U.S. companies from going overseas, why not make America more hospitable?

Reposted from The Wall Street Journal ******** Inverted Thinking on Corporate Taxes Instead of trying to bar U.S. companies from going overseas, why not make America more hospitable? Michael J. Graetz | July 16, 2014 | WSJ Opinion Treasury Secretary Jack Lew must have loved the children’s classic ” Hans…

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Jack Lew Evades Jim Cramer’s Trade Questions on CNBC

  Treasury Secretary Jack Lew refused to answer question about U.S. trade performance under trade agreements.  Jim Cramer of CNBCpressed Lew on whether we have surpluses under our trade agreements, to no avail. (Of course an accurate answer would be that our trade agreements produce large net negative trade results for…

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Trade Deficit Would Shrink with Stroke of a Pen

Reposted from savingusmanufacturing.com ***** Trade Deficit Would Shrink with Stroke of a Pen July 16, 2014 Since NAFTA went into effect in 1994, the U. S. has generated the highest trade deficit in the world and the largest in the world’s recorded history. If you add the annual trade deficit…

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AAM Statement: Commerce Department Decision on South Korean OCTG Dumping

Reposted from the blog of the Alliance for American Manufacaturing (AAM) ***** AAM Statement: Commerce Department Decision on South Korean OCTG Dumping July 11, 2014  |  Alliance for American Manufacturing The Department of Commerce announced today that it found significant dumping by South Korean companies in its final determination in…

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