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Today's Editorial Cartoons:
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The Stranahan Video Lecture Series: 1 2 3
by Alan Tonelson, Friday, April 11, 2014
As recent developments make painfully clear, President Obama's Asia-Pacific strategy is needlessly exposing the United States to security dangers and just as needlessly creating new obstacles to genuine American prosperity
Additional Opinion Articles
by Alan Tonelson, Thursday, April 03, 2014
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by Alan Tonelson, Thursday, March 27, 2014
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by Alan Tonelson, Thursday, January 09, 2014
Up to the Minute Commentary:
A Spring Thaw for Manufacturing - and a Steel Recession

New Federal Reserve figures show that harsh winter weather really did slam U.S. manufacturing. But the bounce-back only restores slow growth, and has totally bypassed the steel sector.

Fast Track's Terrible Timing

President Obama's big trade deal push is coming just as developments on the global monetary policy front look certain to create ever bigger foreign barriers to U.S. exports.

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