Go Back   SZONE.US Forums > Current Events > News > The Heritage Foundation

The Heritage Foundation Since its founding in 1973, The Heritage Foundation has served as a research and educational institute -- a think tank -- whose mission is to formulate and promote conservative public policies based on the principles of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and a strong national defense

The Heritage Foundation

Right Side of History: Americans Have Always Been Fighting About Tariffs

Views:47
Reply
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread
  #1  
Unread 03.12.18, 04:38 PM
@Heritage @Heritage is offline
RSS Bot
 
Join Date: 06.09
Posts: 29,743
Right Side of History: Americans Have Always Been Fighting About Tariffs

On 03.12.18 02:02 PM posted by Jarrett Stepman

“The Right Side of History” is a podcast dedicated to exploring current events through a historical lens and busting left-wing myths about figures and events of America’s past.

On this week’s episode, hosts Jarrett Stepman, a contributor to The Daily Signal, and Fred Lucas, The Daily Signal’s White House correspondent, discuss the long and contentious history of trade, tariffs, and protectionism in American history. Founding Father Alexander Hamilton was the first major proponent of tariffs, but many others followed in his wake. One particularly contentious debate over the “Tariff of Abominations” in the 1830s nearly brought the country to war.

This issue has come up again as President Donald Trump proposed steel*tariffs, drawing criticism from conservative allies and sparking the debate about the future of conservative*ideas.

Stepman and Lucas also discuss the legacy of perhaps the greatest advocate of conservatism in the 20th century, William F. Buckley, who died 10 years ago. To talk about this topic, they brought on Daily Signal Editor-in-Chief Rob Bluey, who spoke about a recent panel at The Heritage Foundation in which Buckley’s life and the future of his ideas were discussed by conservative leaders.



The post Right Side of History: Americans Have Always Been Fighting About Tariffs appeared first on The Daily Signal.



http://dailysignal.com/2018/03/12/ri...hting-tariffs/
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 07:30 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©2007 - 20017 SZONE.US All rights reserved