Andy Ramirez reports on Trade Promotion Authority, an executive power that Congress can grant President Obama in regard to negotiating trade agreements with other nations. He also talks about the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which President Obama would use his executive authority, if granted, to negotiate with currently 11 other nations in the Pacific Rim. “To sell the constitutionally suspect power grab… Continue reading "The Truth About Free Trade Agreements"
“There is NOTHING more local than local money”
To John Wayles Eppes [son-in-law, at the time Chairman of the Committee of Ways and Means of the House of Representatives, 13th Congress] Monticello, June 24, 1813 If treasury bills are emitted on a tax appropriated for their redemption in fifteen years, and (to insure preference in the first moments of competition) bearing an interest of six per cent. there… Continue reading "Thomas Jefferson: Paper is Poverty?"