Rustbelt Politics & The Death of America

by Wes Walker via libertyisftw.org Most economic fallacies derive from the tendency to assume that there is a fixed pie, that one party can gain only at the expense of another.” –Milton Friedman So Donald Trump‘s grand plan to restore America’sĀ RustbeltĀ is slapping tariffs on steel and aluminum imports and starting a trade war. His economically illiterate supporters, convinced as they are that flag waving and howling “‘Murica!” at anyone that doesn’t look like them constitutes sound economic policy, are predictably on board. Meanwhile, the left will oppose Donald’s plan, albeit…

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