Protectionism Equals Economic Suicide

Trump’s boundless enthusiasm for higher tariffs is a recipe for economic disaster. Excellent article here by Mark Perry.

The framers of the Constitution chose to fund the 18 enumerated functions of the federal government through revenue tariffs rather than protective tariffs. Revenue tariffs were properly viewed as the least intrusive form of taxation.

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About Food for the Thinkers

My name is Doug Newman. I live in Aurora, Colorado, just outside Denver. Food for the Thinkers is mostly about the connection between Christianity and libertarianism. Most Christians do not understand libertarianism. And most libertarians do not understand Christianity. Hopefully, this blog helps clear up those misunderstanding. Check out my old page at www.thefot.us And remember: When you let people do whatever they want, you get Woodstock. But when you let governments do whatever they want, you get Auschwitz.
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