FletchforFreedom: "Except, of course, that OldMexicanBlog's point happens to be consistent with capitalism, basic economics and reality. It is the protectionists who have to deny facts."
Ok, so answer the question then, what is it the workers of the USA are supposed to do to compete on a free trade field with the third world? Where are the growth sectors of the US economy? Reminder that service jobs are for the most part not exportable, and they therefore do not address trade imbalances.