Commentaries

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NAFTA position pulls Perot down

Treats this week include NAFTA foe Ross Perot’s newest book, “Save Your Job, Save Our Country,” his latest attack on the North American Free Trade Agreement. When Perot wants to limit government and reduce the deficit, he wins the support of many Americans — in part because many Americans think government is too big and…

BTU tax kills jobs, slows growth

Imagine a headline proclaiming, “Clinton proposes 98% tax on computers made in the Silicon Valley.” The subhead reads: “Computers made in Indiana to be taxed 29%.” People would properly ask: Why does the administration pick on one industry to carry so much of the burden of its tax proposals? Why did the administration select a…