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China's response to Trump's defense of U.S. industry

China's response to Trump's defense of U.S. industry

President Donald Trump issued a tweet on Monday that threatened un-named countries with tariffs if they "will not make fair deals with us."...

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The top state for poverty in the United States

The top state for poverty in the United States

A Federal report shows that California has the highest poverty rate in the United States. According to the Supplemental Poverty Measure (SPM) formula ...

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Trump administration sets new economic records

Trump administration sets new economic records

The Trump administration saw another success as the number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell last week unexpectedly and reached the ...

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Paraguay's economic and political deterioration deserves a closer look

Paraguay's economic and political deterioration deserves a closer look

Writing in the Daily Signal, Anthony Kim of the Heritage Foundation recently called for a recognition of "Paraguay's Economic and Politic ...

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Newt Gingrich: Trump keeps winning and winning and winning

Newt Gingrich: Trump keeps winning and winning and winning

In the middle of the liberal media’s desperate efforts to convince us that President Trump is in trouble, there are an amazing number of victor ...

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Pat Buchanan: are globalists bent on overthrowing Trump?

Pat Buchanan: are globalists bent on overthrowing Trump?

On meeting with the EU's Jean-Claude Juncker last month, Donald Trump tweeted: "Both the U.S. and the E.U. drop all Tariffs, Barriers and Su ...

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Newt Gingrich: Health care is the economy

Newt Gingrich: Health care is the economy

The U.S. economy has been growing and breaking records ever since President Trump first took office and Republicans took control of Congress. Many ...

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How family-style capitalism can challenge Amazon and Walmart

How family-style capitalism can challenge Amazon and Walmart

Everyone is taught to believe that gigantic retailers are the most efficient distributors of goods to the general public. Small stores may be able to ...

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Economists say Trump may be the new Reagan

Economists say Trump may be the new Reagan

Arthur Laffer, who served on Ronald Reagan's presidential economics advisory council in the 1980s, and Derek Scissors of the American Enterpris ...

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Star Parker: The Trump, GOP Economic Recovery

Star Parker: The Trump, GOP Economic Recovery

More jobs and opportunity is the nothingburger that is now being served up to millions of Americans.

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Newt Gingrich: What do Democrats say now about the Trump economy?

Newt Gingrich: What do Democrats say now about the Trump economy?

Early in his presidency, when Donald Trump said U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) would exceed 3 percent growth, the supposed experts in the mainstre ...

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Who are the greatest enemies of the poor?

Who are the greatest enemies of the poor?

The greatest enemy of the poor are those who champion their cause. It sounds counterintuitive. How can this be? Because most of those who lead the ch ...

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Newt Gingrich: America, the best is yet to come!

Newt Gingrich: America, the best is yet to come!

Every Fourth of July American embassies around the world share our national celebration of independence with local communities. They are actually ...

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Crony capitalism is alive and well in the Deep South

Crony capitalism is alive and well in the Deep South

Since the inception of the Balance Agriculture with Industry (BAWI) plan, the State of Mississippi has provided private business enterprises with bil ...

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Trump 'America First' economic policy shows results in South Carolina

Trump 'America First' economic policy shows results in South Carolina

On Monday, UK-based GFG Industrials reopened a steel plant in South Carolina. British industrialist Sanjeev Gupta will thus be able to circumvent the ...

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Newt Gingrich: Trump and America's innovation agenda

Newt Gingrich: Trump and America's innovation agenda

The massive deregulation effort and the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act have done wonders for the U.S. economy. There are more open jobs than ...

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Trump economy sees blue-collar job growth

Trump economy sees blue-collar job growth

Employment in the blue collar jobs industries of manufacturing, construction, and mining and logging grew by 47,000 in May. By industry, only 12 stat ...

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American workers are overlooked and underpaid by immigration advocates

American workers are overlooked and underpaid by immigration advocates

Without considering the needs of his fellow Americans, an activist farmer in Michigan is calling for blanket amnesty on behalf of illegal aliens. His ...

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Star Parker: How more blacks can vote Republican

Star Parker: How more blacks can vote Republican

Black voting behavior has far reaching implications, as America changes demographically into a country less and less white.

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Job growth for blue collar Americans lags in Rust Belt states

Job growth for blue collar Americans lags in Rust Belt states

Employment in blue collar jobs rose by 49,000 in April, an increase of 0.2 percent. Since last April, employment in mining and logging (combined), ma ...

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Historical precedent for Trump's focus on Amazon

Historical precedent for Trump's focus on Amazon

Public attention to Amazon has increased because of President Trump’s focus on the retail giant. Last week, Trump ordered a review of the finan ...

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Billionaire credits Trump tax cut for low unemployment among black Americans

Billionaire credits Trump tax cut for low unemployment among black Americans

The co-founder of Black Entertainment Network (BET), Robert Johnson, said in an interview with CNBC that "the Trump tax cut" has led not on ...

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Recycle for the sake of our home: the planet

Recycle for the sake of our home: the planet

It surrounds us, It is in every place we go, on the street, on the beach or the woods. We see it when we climb a mountain or go for a swim. It is the ...

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Desperate Venezuelans grapple for spoiled food, leave corpses in street

Desperate Venezuelans grapple for spoiled food, leave corpses in street

In Venezuela, where the South American nation's economy continues to implode under its socialist government, a video of children and adults scr ...

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Dinesh D'Souza: Milton Friedman is 'politically dumb' on Trump's trade tactics

Dinesh D'Souza: Milton Friedman is 'politically dumb' on Trump's trade tactics

Official Washington and foreign governments are scrambling to respond to President Donald Trump's decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminu ...

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A libertarian response to arming school teachers

A libertarian response to arming school teachers

There is no epidemic of gun violence in America; quite the opposite in fact. But last week's shooting at a high school in Florida was a grim an ...

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A new look at poverty in America

A new look at poverty in America

In 2015, as told on the Center for Advancing Opportunity website, Johnny C. Taylor Jr., then-president of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, heard l ...

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Newt Gingrich: In praise of the new space race

Newt Gingrich: In praise of the new space race

The successful launch of SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket on Tuesday at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida was a tremendous step t ...

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Newt Gingrich: Focus on prosperity and the Federal Reserve, not stock prices

Newt Gingrich: Focus on prosperity and the Federal Reserve, not stock prices

The greatest threat to the Trump recovery is reckless action by the Federal Reserve System, which could choke off economic growth. There is a dist ...

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Can fair trade fight poverty?

Can fair trade fight poverty?

Pepito Alvarez, 57 and with his wife Conchita are among one of the thousands of small mountain subsistence farmers who have lived just below the ...

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How minimum wage increases hurt the poor

How minimum wage increases hurt the poor

When policy wonks call for the minimum wage to rise, they often discuss helping workers at the bottom of the income ladder, or address rising living ...

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Tucker Carlson: elites need a dose of their own medicine

Tucker Carlson: elites need a dose of their own medicine

Fox News show host Tucker Carlson on Monday commented that American “elites” have “recoiled in rage” over comments attributed ...

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Star Parker: Trump is right to take credit for black unemployment drop

Star Parker: Trump is right to take credit for black unemployment drop

There are, indeed, positive things happening as result of President Trump's leadership deregulation, a new tax bill, overall business-friendly policies and rhetoric.

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America is back in business

America is back in business

Small business is making a dramatic comeback.The National Federation of Independent Business has the numbers.  The NFIB is the trade association ...

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How Americans feel about 2018

How Americans feel about 2018

Half of Americans surveyed in a recent Rasmussen study are feeling bullish about 2018, even while they are not as optimistic as in years past. A poll ...

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Cuba's mis-step that discourages international investors

Cuba's mis-step that discourages international investors

Repsol, one of the largest oil exploration firms in the world, agreed in 2000, to invest millions of dollars to financially and technically underwrit ...

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How two works of art describe a great chasm in a country: Part 2

How two works of art describe a great chasm in a country: Part 2

After his visit to Mexico, James Bradshaw discusses the country’s most iconic works of art and points out the great ideological and philosophic ...

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Pat Buchanan: will a war erase Trump's triumphs?

Pat Buchanan: will a war erase Trump's triumphs?

Asked what he did during the French Revolution, Abbe Sieyes replied, "I survived." Donald Trump can make the same boast.

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Tax reform bill goes back to House of Representatives

Tax reform bill goes back to House of Representatives

On Tuesday, following the vote in the House of Representatives that pass the Republican tax reform package, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabe ...

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Fed rate hike shows Trump bump may be on its way

Fed rate hike shows Trump bump may be on its way

In a widely expected move, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates by 0.25% on Wednesday. The inflation forecast for next year also went up modestl ...

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Polls show consumer confidence high for Christmas shopping

Polls show consumer confidence high for Christmas shopping

Economic news continues with Friday’s jobs report and the Dow inching ever higher, but President Trump still isn’t getting the credit.&nb ...

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Why state lotteries are just another tax

Why state lotteries are just another tax

New And Bad Tax November 7, 2017Featured, Life and Family, Policy Research, Spending and Taxes Lotteries tend to be popular with the public because ...

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Daring to re-think the social welfare state

Daring to re-think the social welfare state

The term “welfare state” has become political fodder; coarse rhetorical food used to feed a docile electorate with pro or against platitu ...

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Mattel now offers Hijab Barbie to little girls

Mattel now offers Hijab Barbie to little girls

The first hijab-wearing Barbie doll has been released in honor of a Muslim woman who was the first Muslim to wear Islamic headgear while competing as ...

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Trump administration shows wage gains for blue-collar workers

Trump administration shows wage gains for blue-collar workers

The economic policy of the Trump administration appears to be bearing fruit for working class household in the nation. According to Bureau of Labor s ...

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Star Parker: Punishing the rich doesn't make the poor richer

Star Parker: Punishing the rich doesn't make the poor richer

Envy doesn't create wealth. Freedom and character does.

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Where are the missing $1 trillion in the Republican tax plan?

Where are the missing $1 trillion in the Republican tax plan?

The Republican tax reform plan is suffering from a shortage of funds. Paul Ryan and his colleagues are trying to give the American people a substanti ...

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FairTax advocate says GOP tax bill is a gift to lobbyists and special interests

FairTax advocate says GOP tax bill is a gift to lobbyists and special interests

Rep. Chris Collins (R-NY) told reporters on Tuesday that he has been pressured by donors to vote in favor of his party's tax reform bill. " ...

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What the Tax Cut and Jobs Act means for Americans

What the Tax Cut and Jobs Act means for Americans

The House is making history for taxpayers, by committing to complete the first major overhaul of our hopelessly convoluted tax system in more th ...

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Newt Gingrich: tax cuts are key to achieving 4 percent economic growth

Newt Gingrich: tax cuts are key to achieving 4 percent economic growth

The left-wing media and the elites never seem to tire of being wrong. Remember in May when President Trump said his policies would spur the U.S. g ...

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Star Parker: Simplify the tax code to ensure everyone participates

Star Parker: Simplify the tax code to ensure everyone participates

According to the Tax Foundation, compliance with the U.S. tax code consumed, in 2016, 8.9 billion hours at a cost of $409 billion.

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States without income taxes are endangered species

States without income taxes are endangered species

What do Alaska, Connecticut, and Wyoming have in common? They have all tried to get by without an income tax. Soon, Alaska and Wyoming may do what Co ...

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Classical liberalism faces the problem of racism

Classical liberalism faces the problem of racism

The masterful words in the American Declaration of Independence that have inspired untold millions of people around the world hailed a transformative ...

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Newt Gingrich: How Puerto Rico can achieve prosperity

Newt Gingrich: How Puerto Rico can achieve prosperity

To help the people of Puerto Rico, the United States should think of its job in two phases. Phase one is to solve the immediate crisis. Current ...

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Government thwarts free-market solution to fuel scarcity in Puerto Rico

Government thwarts free-market solution to fuel scarcity in Puerto Rico

In response to the devastation in Puerto Rico, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) urged the Department of Homeland Security to reverse course and waive the Merc ...

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Booker T. Washington: prophetic words of 100 years ago

Booker T. Washington: prophetic words of 100 years ago

More than 100 years ago, the famed Booker T. Washington -- an educator and activist who was an eloquent advocate for the liberation of black peo ...

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Hurricanes unleash price-gouging accusations

Hurricanes unleash price-gouging accusations

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After Hurricane Harvey, a proposal to outlaw unconscionable 'Temperature Gouging'

After Hurricane Harvey, a proposal to outlaw unconscionable 'Temperature Gouging'

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Some facts about the alt-right

Some facts about the alt-right

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A Google engineer got something right in a vilified manifesto

A Google engineer got something right in a vilified manifesto

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More households are renting now than five decades ago

More households are renting now than five decades ago

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Star Parker: The breakdown of family and poverty are correlated

Star Parker: The breakdown of family and poverty are correlated

Behavior increasing the likelihood of poverty does have consequences on others.

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Limited choices for Trump to bring down a socialist

Limited choices for Trump to bring down a socialist

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High corporate taxes depress wage growth, says J.P. Morgan-Chase CEO

High corporate taxes depress wage growth, says J.P. Morgan-Chase CEO

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Trump's plan for success for young black people

Trump's plan for success for young black people

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Treasury Secretary: denies 'fake news' about tax cuts

Treasury Secretary: denies 'fake news' about tax cuts

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Trump threatens 'to end NAFTA' in weekly address

Trump threatens 'to end NAFTA' in weekly address

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Will Mexico pay for the wall? Trump says 'Absolutely'

Will Mexico pay for the wall? Trump says 'Absolutely'

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Jason Riley: Civil Rights movement did not produce economic prosperity

Jason Riley: Civil Rights movement did not produce economic prosperity

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The victims of Seattle's $15 minimum wage hike

The victims of Seattle's $15 minimum wage hike

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Star Parker: Replace government poverty programs with private charities

Star Parker: Replace government poverty programs with private charities

Let private citizens take the initiative for change that clearly won't happen in the public sector.

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Star Parker: Repealing Dodd-Frank restores capital to communities

Star Parker: Repealing Dodd-Frank restores capital to communities

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Trump pulls out of Paris climate agreement: full text of speech

Trump pulls out of Paris climate agreement: full text of speech

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Paris Agreement: Bad science, Bad economics

Paris Agreement: Bad science, Bad economics

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Star Parker: Complacency grips America's culture

Star Parker: Complacency grips America's culture

There's a sense that a society can be created in which risk is eliminated.

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Median income hits 15-year high: Can Congress maintain the Trump-economics surge?

Median income hits 15-year high: Can Congress maintain the Trump-economics surge?

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Star Parker: More Americans believe fate, not hard work, determines success

Star Parker: More Americans believe fate, not hard work, determines success

The nation is becoming increasingly polarized on the very fundamental question regarding the extent to which individuals have control over their own life.

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Volvo to produce cars in US for export to China and Europe

Volvo to produce cars in US for export to China and Europe

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Can the Republicans really drain the swamp?

Can the Republicans really drain the swamp?

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Star Parker: Economic laws are the same for whites and blacks

Star Parker: Economic laws are the same for whites and blacks

Black politicians want us to believe that the economic laws that work for whites don't apply to blacks.

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Newt Gingrich: Trump must apply Trumpian values to the budget

Newt Gingrich: Trump must apply Trumpian values to the budget

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Honey, I shrunk the middle class

Honey, I shrunk the middle class

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The missing factor in Trump's address to Congress

The missing factor in Trump's address to Congress

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The discontent driving Americans to Trump

The discontent driving Americans to Trump

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Judge Gorsuch biased for business?

Judge Gorsuch biased for business?

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Bill Gates' plan for tax reform

Bill Gates' plan for tax reform

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Trump promises 'massive' tax code reform

Trump promises 'massive' tax code reform

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A belated Christmas present from Obama to Trump

A belated Christmas present from Obama to Trump

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Trump is a 'child', 'not American' says Vicente Fox

Trump is a 'child', 'not American' says Vicente Fox

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Issues for Trump to consider when meeting with NAFTA trade partners

Issues for Trump to consider when meeting with NAFTA trade partners

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Lindsey Graham confused over 'America First'

Lindsey Graham confused over 'America First'

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Ford Motor Co bends to Trump's foreign trade policy

Ford Motor Co bends to Trump's foreign trade policy

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Tax reform in Trump administration would reignite U.S. manufacturing

Tax reform in Trump administration would reignite U.S. manufacturing

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Trump's 'positive' conversation with Obama

Trump's 'positive' conversation with Obama

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Famed free-market economist/columnist signs off

Famed free-market economist/columnist signs off

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Star Parker: Less, not more, government will help labor

Star Parker: Less, not more, government will help labor

Rather than Washington serving up more freedom and capitalism to reinvigorate our economy, we got more regulations, more government.

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1,100 families are happy with Donald Trump

1,100 families are happy with Donald Trump

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How Mercedes avoids the 'chicken tax' to build vans

How Mercedes avoids the 'chicken tax' to build vans

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Obama sets agenda for next Democrat in the White House

Obama sets agenda for next Democrat in the White House

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Trump forces UAW to admit Bronco and Ranger lines return to Michigan

Trump forces UAW to admit Bronco and Ranger lines return to Michigan

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