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Rubio: Beat China via Free Trade and Passing Trans-Pacific Partnership, Not Self-Destructive Protectionism

In confronting the growing challenge of China, as with Japan in the 1980s and other challengers in the past, the easy and simplistic response is to advocate protectionism.  But America remains the most prosperous and innovative nation in human history on the basis of free trade, not protectionism.  If closing borders to trade was the path to prosperity, then North Korea would be a global exemplar.

On that chord, Senator Marco Rubio (R - Florida), set to give a much-anticipated foreign policy speech on the campaign trail today, offers a refreshing commentary in today's Wall Street Journal entitled "How My Presidency Would Deal With China."  In his piece, Rubio advocates free trade and passing the Trans-Pacific Partnership as effective tools for confronting China, resisting the…[more]

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The passengers on that French train are surely grateful that some manliness remains indomitable.

What Is Obama's Top Population-Control Freak Hiding?

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As head of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Holdren has placed himself above the law and spirit of transparency that Obama fraudulently vowed to uphold.

10 Years After Katrina, Failed Global Warming Prophecies Accumulate

10 Years After Katrina, Failed Global Warming Prophecies Accumulate

[I]n the ten years since Katrina, we have now witnessed the longest stretch in recorded history without a major-category hurricane in the U.S.

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