the jeeps were manufactured under contract by Ford.
To amend the Buy American Act with respect to certain waivers under that Act, to provide greater transparency regarding exceptions to domestic sourcing requirements, and for other purposes.
Didn't Congress at one time pass some kind of "Buy American" law or bill or something? Wonder what ever happened to that.
Russia, U.S. Most Protectionist in Group of 20
June 29, 2010, 7:08 AM EDT
By Sophie Leung
June 29 (Bloomberg) -- Russia and the U.S. have the most protectionist trade measures among the Group of 20 leading industrialized countries, according annual rankings released today in Hong Kong by the International Chamber of Commerce.
American and European Protectionism is Killing Poor Countries and Their People
by Johan Norberg
Last week, on the day George Bush delivered his State of the Union address, the Pentagon received a visitor. A few hours before the president told the American people that “we will not permit the triumph of violence in the affairs of men”, General Carlos Ospina, head of the Colombian army, was shaking hands with his American counterpart. He had come to discuss the latest installment of US military aid.
The United States has been at war in Colombia for over 50 years. It has, however, hesitated to explain precisely whom it is fighting. Officially, it is now involved there in a “war on terror”. Before September 2001, it was a “war on drugs”; before that, a “war on communism”. In essence, however, US intervention in Colombia is unchanged: this remains, as it has always been, a war on the poor.
with the Chinese government manipulating its own currency
Congress is owned, lock, stock and barrel, by corporate interests.