image Tuesday, June 16, 2015

  • How Republicans Delivered on Trade Promotion Authority …”Republicans got on board with the legislation because they felt it contained enough safeguards against executive overreach and that ultimately, fast-track trade authority would benefit the U.S. economy.  And, as it turned out, it was House Democrats who turned their backs on the president. In the days leading up to the House’s failure to pass that trade legislation Friday, the conversation was not about Republican opposition to the president, but the resistance from… More -Real Clear Politics
  • The New Liberal Know Nothings WSJ  
  • Leading Anti-’ObamaTrade’ Activist Is a Longtime Democrat Political Operative Pajamas Media
  • Why Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Prada are in trouble   “Today, it’s really about understated luxury,” said June Haynes, a luxury retail consultant and a former executive at upscale brand Valentino.As the U.S. economy has recovered from the recession, upper-income consumers have largely seen their wealth increase, while middle- and lower-income consumers have not. (Washington Post)
  • Lennox: 800 years later, the Magna Carta endures :”While life today is totally unrecognizable from medieval life in the year 1215, the values of Magna Carta are just as important today as they were when King John made the concessions to his barons in the meadows of Runnymede, about an hour from London near Windsor…” Dennis Lennox (The Detroit News)





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