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Insurance Policy

Insurance Policy

Sharyl Attkisson making the case that the intelligence community has organized against Trump in The Hill. He would have to be marginalized at every turn. Strategies would encompass politics, the courts, opposition research and the media. He’d have to become mired in lawsuits, distracted by allegations, riddled with calls for impeachment, hounded by investigations. His election must be portrayed as the illegitimate result of a criminal or un-American conspiracy. Sounds like a vast right wing conspiracy to me.

Trade Deficits

Trade Deficits

Trade deficits are being treated as black and white issues these days, but Sen. Toomey nails the absurdity of that view in a Politico article: “You want to shrink a trade deficit, there’s an easy way to do it: Have a recession.” Trade Balance = Output – Input, or Trade Balance = Exports – Imports His point is that we could wipe out all of trade deficits simply by being too poor buy anything from the rest of the world…

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