Reblogged on kommonsentsjane/blogkommonsents.
How many years have the politicians been riding this wave of trade deficit? I am with our Prez – trying the opposite of what these politicians have been doing. Any time the politicians are against something that the Prez wants – it is bound to be the right thing because these politicians have been whoring trade for decades.
So – GO FOR IT. If it doesn’t work we can always try something else.
Mar 8,2018 By Scott Paul
President Trump is right to call for tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. Tariffs are often used as a last resort, but the domestic steel industry has reached that point. Rather than attacking the president for his proposal, all Americans should applaud him for beginning to end our nation’s wholesale surrender on trade.
The president’s action is already producing results, as U.S. Steel announced Wednesdaythat it will restart one of its idled blast furnaces in Granite City, Illinois and create approximately 500 jobs.
I have visited communities deeply affected by steel imports.
Coatesville, Pennsylvania is home to the oldest continuously operating steel mill in the country, and is among the last places in America capable of supplying the military with steel armor plate that meets exacting defense specifications.
In 2007, when the Pentagon escalated the war effort in Iraq, Coatesville’s sister mill in nearby Conshohocken…
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