Should the mammoth size of the agreement set off alarm bells that much more is involved than “free trade”?
Brian Kilmeade’s new book, Sam Houston & the Alamo Avengers, is another page-turner that sheds new light upon a pivotal point in American history.
During the 2016 election, both candidates promised to bring manufacturing back – Donald Trump made the recovery of jobs lost to China and Mexico a cornerstone of his campaign. Hillary Clinton’s website states: “While too many politicians and experts in Washington gave up on American manufacturing, Hillary never did.”
For many people, Pittsburgh is defined by the confluence of the Alleghany and Monongahela Rivers, out of which is formed the Ohio River. Three Rivers. But, Pittsburgh was transformed from a disease-infested frontier town into a great city by a different kind of confluence: the combination of coal from West Virginia and iron from Minnesota and the upper peninsula of Michigan.