Letters to the Editor

January 26, 2013

New tariffs would level trading field

The job or GDP recovery from the 2008 great recession has been tepid at best and came with a price tag of $5 trillion and counting. It is in large part an unintended consequence of free trade policies initiated by Reagan to successfully tame both inflation and muscle unions. What was then a panacea is now an albatross devastating our manufacturers and exporting our jobs.

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