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'Buy American' clause in proposed Trump infrastructure bill could hurt Canada-U.S. relations

WASHINGTON – An early irritant in Canada-U.S. relations in the Trump era could emerge in the massive infrastructure bill proposed by the president-elect, amid speculation in Washington that it might include a Buy American clause excluding foreign suppliers. 821 more words

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Protesters say Trump, Walmart share the same values

From selling goods manufactured overseas to avoiding federal taxes, Walmart and Donald Trump have a lot in common. In fact, it’s a connection so strong that Walmart sells products promoting Trump’s presidential campaign on its website. 248 more words

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Made in America. Kindasorta.

In an article from The Detroit Bureau (“The Voice of the Automotive World” – although Crain’s Automotive News might take exception) the headline a couple days ago read: 588 more words

May 17

What was advertised in a colonial newspaper 250 years ago today?

Hosier Daniel Mause made assertive claims about the value of purchasing stockings produced domestically. Note from the date of the advertisement (May 8) that Mause and other colonists certainly knew that the Stamp Act had been repealed; this advertisement was not a holdover reprinted from weeks or months earlier. 200 more words

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May 15

What was advertised in a colonial newspaper 250 years ago today?

“To be sold by MARY HARVEY, … a well chosen and neat Assortment of Dry and wet Goods.” 289 more words

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May 14

What was advertised in a colonial newspaper 250 years ago this week?

“The whole are made from Patterns of the newest Fashion.”

Last week I argued that when Stephen Hardy introduced himself as “ 276 more words

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