Category Archives: Trump Steel Tariff

Trump’s Policies Led to the GM Plant Closures

Trump’s Policies Led to the GM Plant Closures Two of the cars discontinued in the GM plant closures are the fuel economy cars the compact and high mileage Chevy Cruze, and the plug-in hybrid Chevy Volt.  GM said that they … Continue reading

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The Need for a 28th Amendment on Abusing Social Media, Lying, and More

The Need for a 28th Amendment on Abusing Social Media, Lying, and More The last Amendment to the Constitution was passed in 1992, long before the rise of social media, and before the occurrence of the Trump Presidency of Lies. … Continue reading

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Trump’s Declaration of Independence by Tariffs

Trump’s Declaration of Independence by Tariffs Now that Trump has sort of imposed his 25% tariff on steel, and 10% on aluminum, world-wide, we have to update our analysis. Trump stepped back from the absoluteness stated by Peter Navarro, and … Continue reading

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Trump’s Steel Tariff: Once More Unto the Breach

Trump’s Steel Tariff:  Once more unto the breach   Once more, Donald Trump is making policy with no public input, no expert input, no constitutional input through our Congress, and with an artificial and extremely short timeline of one week.  … Continue reading

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Repercussions of the Trump Steel Tariffs

Repercussions of the Trump Steel Tariffs Again, not an economist or steel industry analyst. Let’s look at the actual costs the 25% tariffs would be to countries that have kindly adapted their steel industries over decades to supply the US … Continue reading

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World Steel Production and US Steel Imports

World Steel Production and US Steel Imports We present a short set of data to comprehend world steel production, and US steel imports. The press has cited that steel is only 2% of world trade. For every US steel job, … Continue reading

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