In March of last year, Trump said, “Trade wars are good, and easy to win.” That’s not what the facts say.

American consumers and businesses are paying for this war in three ways. First, prices are going to rise. Businesses that depend on materials and equipment imported from other countries are already absorbing most of the added cost of obtaining these resources. That means companies have lower profits and less money to invest in growth, so fewer workers will be hired.

Mark Berg is a community activist in Adams County and a proud Liberal. His email address is

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James Rife

So talking up a non-existent recession is the latest Democrat strategy, Mark?

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