Letters to the Editor

January 26, 2013 4:00 PM

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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