Donald Trump’s Trade War Will Create Extensive Direct And Collateral Damage

Trump’s “made in America” crusade will produce unintended results. US firms could make in the US almost everything they need in the US. But some countries can make products as well as the US and at a lower cost. Thus, it is wise to let these countries produce those goods to lower consumers’ costs. That’s why Walmart off-shores, imports, then sells several products at prices people can afford. These imports are in the trade imbalance. Trade figures are unrealistic. They exclude the value of imports by US firms from off-shoring and later selling those items in the US.

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University Leaders in North America abandoned Their Role 

Why aren’t university leaders leading? They are allowing students to push insane, bizarre, politically correct ideas on everyone in their universities (and colleges). To be sure, university leaders must be careful not to dismiss as political correctness (PC), valid responses by particular groups to subliminal, unconscious, biased behaviors. Racism and sexism are pervasive in society, and sometimes folks aren’t conscious of […]

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Toronto City Hall Waste $75,000 for 30 Chairs

How could a responsible individual or group justify using taxpayers’ funds to buy 30 chairs at $2,500 each? Type of chairs, history, ambience, are irrelevant. The only concern must be the source of funding–we the people. Firing the person responsible does not deal adequately with the underlying cause. A toxic system, a prodigal mindset, disregard for people’s finances, are a few reasons this waste will endure.

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Harper Government Want Better Public Sector’s Performance

Public servants, like government ministers, don’t get fired for incompetence and waste. The current poster child of waste and ineffectiveness is former Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty who along with his rogues slapped a half billion dollar bill on taxpayers to win seats in Ontario’s recent elections. In the process they broke the law by deleting emails. Will they account for the wasting funds and their illegal acts?

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