While we recover from the coronavirus shutdowns, the last thing we need is to shift more American jobs to China by repealing the Jones Act.
It shouldn’t take planes falling out of the sky or a pandemic to convince American policymakers of the need not only to make great things in America but also to afford Americans the opportunity to make them.
America is a much richer country than China, with a more motivated ethos, comparatively well-functioning institutions, and the advantages of a free society, an enterprise economy, and serious allies.
Saying “we need to collaborate with China” sounds a lot like, “let’s keep on kissing Xi’s ass.”
Republicans take note: voters across the political spectrum have woken up to the dangers of relying on foreign supply chains for critical products.
The only way for America to be truly prepared for the unknown is for it to be economically independent—to produce enough of everything to survive a global shortage of anything.
If economists continue to substitute extraordinary equations for extraordinary evidence, we have a duty to state the obvious: that science disproves scientific determinism.
“What’s good for the global economy” replaced “what’s good for America” as the guiding principle for Washington’s trade negotiators, diplomats, and strategists.
America today needs the courage that was displayed in the 1930s as we prepared to fight fascism, and in the postwar era as we contained and then defeated Soviet communism. America is now in a new existential conflict, this time with the fascist, racist, expansionist regime that controls the Chinese mainland.
Of the nine real estate firms included on the Great American Economic Revival Industry Groups, at least four have a background of funding development projects with foreign investor cash: Vornado Realty Trust, Related Companies, Starwood Capital Group, and Witkoff Group.
America’s trade policy must be tempered with a political and policy realism that acknowledges that the virtue of a national government is to protect and provide for its citizens in a crisis.
The stunning rise could never have occurred without assistance from four U.S. presidents who stood by and clapped as the communist nation ate America’s lunch.
Those who say the United States can’t be independent of Beijing are wrong.
A sustained U.S. covert campaign is already underway in Venezuela. But this crisis needs a diplomatic resolution.
Have we reached the point at which calling for an end to illegal trade practices is considered warlike activity when the speaker is a Republican from Queens?
The CCP’s preferred future is one no American will enjoy.
President Trump, contrary to what his opponents think, is following Theodore Roosevelt’s counsel to “speak softly and carry a big stick,” and it is working.
In 2018, China declared war on the United States. Few Americans are aware of this, and most who are don’t take it seriously. Donald Trump does—and Beijing knows it.
Hate the Chinese government if you wish, but hold your own government responsible for hollowing America out like a husk.
By restricting domestic travel but allowing international travel from Wuhan to the rest of the World, Beijing satisfied the key elements of any reasonable definition of terrorism.