Our trade imbalance with China and others has compounded to a cumulative value that rivals our national debt. We layer on tens of thousands of pages of regulations on our businesses (wage, safety, environmental) and allow, in the name of “free trade,” our foreign trading partners to avoid these costs. China plows its profits into the military and industrial base that we will have to counter to defend Taiwan from intimidation and threatened invasion.
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