NAFTA http://tspr.org en NAFTA: 20 Years of Broken Promises http://tspr.org/post/nafta-20-years-broken-promises <p>A Wall Street Journal writer, a trade representative and a Congressman walk into a Denver pot store and the clerk says, "What is this, a joke?"</p><p>The writer says, “I know I really shouldn’t, but I just NAFTA!”</p><p>In reality, WSJ writer Mary Anastasia O'Grady wrote about the 20th anniversary of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA): “A continental web of supply chains now supports production facilities and serves consumers in three countries with a combined population of 470 million.”</p><p></p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 17:18:20 +0000 Bill Knight 47143 at http://tspr.org NAFTA: 20 Years of Broken Promises The Betrayal of the American Dream http://tspr.org/post/betrayal-american-dream <p>The new book by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Donald Barlett and James Steele is, they say, “the story of how a small number of people in power have deliberately put in place policies that have enriched themselves while cutting the ground out from underneath America’s greatest asset – its middle class.</p> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 17:53:59 +0000 Bill Knight 23758 at http://tspr.org The Betrayal of the American Dream Bill Knight - March 1 http://tspr.org/post/bill-knight-march-1 <p>General Motors in mid-February announced its highest annual profits ever -- $7.6 billion in 2011 profits on revenues of $105 billion. That&rsquo;s not only an increase of 62% from the year before, it&rsquo;s just two years since GM reorganized under federal bankruptcy law &ndash; helped by $82 billion in taxpayer money.<br /> Wed, 29 Feb 2012 16:07:20 +0000 Rich Egger 11025 at http://tspr.org Bill Knight - March 1