U.S. Secretary of Commerce Carlos M. Gutierrez to Appear November 13th On The Neal Asbury Show on WZAB-AM

Carlos M. Gutierrez Carlos M. Gutierrez is the 35th Secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce, the voice of business in government. The former chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Kellogg Company, Secretary Gutierrez is a core member of President Bush’s economic team. In nominating Mr. Gutierrez, President Bush said, “He understands the world of business, from the first rung on the ladder to the very top. He knows exactly what... Read More

Assistant U.S. Trade Representative Public & Media Affairs

In July of 2006 Sean Spicer was appointed Assistant United StatesTrade Representative for Public andMedia Affairs within the ExecutiveOffice of the President of the UnitedStates. As a member of the seniorexecutive service, Sean is the Administration’s point person for creat-ing and implementing the domesticand international media strategy ontrade related matters. On a daily basishe works with senior Administration officials and media outlets worldwide.Prior... Read More

U.S. Trade Ambassador Susan Schwab Tells Neal Asbury Show Listeners That Millions of U.S. Jobs Are Being Lost Due to Languishing Trade Agreements

Appearing on the Neal Asbury Show on WZAB-AM today, United States Trade Representative Ambassador Susan C. Schwab warned listeners that the European Union is aggressively negotiating several free trade agreements that will give Europe a significant competitive advantage over U.S. exporters. The end result of these negotiations and the inability of the Congress to vote on pending trade agreements with Colombia, South Korea and Panama, will be the loss... Read More

United States Trade Representative Ambassador Susan C. Schwab to Appear October 30th On The Neal Asbury Show on WZAB-AM

On Thursday, October 30th, United States Trade Representative Ambassador Susan C. Schwab will appear live during The Neal Asbury Show on WZAB-AM 880 between 11:00 A.M. until Noon.  Asbury, the show’s host and Small Business Administration’s United States National Champion Exporter of the Year will be exploring “An Update on the American Trade Agenda” with Ambassador Schwab. Ambassador Schwab was nominated to be United States Trade Representative... Read More

The Truth About NAFTA Is Clouded By Misunderstanding

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was enacted January 1st, 1994 between the United States, Canada and Mexico creating the largest free trade zone in the world. It is by far the most important piece of trade legislation ever passed by Congress. It is also the most misunderstood. Traveling to Mexico City prior to NAFTA was a completely different experience than today. The Metropolitan Cathedral and Zocalo (central plaza) built over the... Read More

One of Nation’s Leading Free Trade Experts to Host Weekly Neal Asbury Show on WZAB-AM

Each Thursday from 11:00 A.M. until Noon, global trade and its impact on all aspects of ourlives and economy will be the front-and-center topic during Neal Asbury’s radio talkshow on WZAB-AM 880 The Biz. Asbury, the Small Business Administration’s United States National Champion Exporter of the Year for 2008 is a nationally and internationally rec-ognized expert onfree trade issues. Expectsome strong opinions relating to America’scurrent trade... Read More

Stick-em’ Up Taxes Are Not the Solution To America’s Financial Woes…More Exports Are!

In the old Wild West, the way for the sheriff to keep peace in his town was to pull out his Colt six-shooter.  In today’s Democratic controlled Congress the way to keep peace with constituents is to pull out their ordnance of tax increases to shake down our businesses.  Both of them can inflict great pain. The U.S. may have a lost a step or two as the world’s leading economic power, but when it comes to taxing our corporations until they flee... Read More

South Korea and Their American Defenders Deserve Better

We should not shed any tears over the recent collapse of the World Trade Organization (WTO) trade negotiations referred to as the Doha Development Round.  The objective of the Doha Development Round is to lower tariffs and trade barriers around the world. Fat chance. It was folly and farce from the beginning. The WTO is a collection of 153 disparate countries each with veto power and an unambiguous anti-American bias. The WTO is the trade equivalent... Read More

China’s Environmental Meltdown

For two weeks while watching the Olympic Games the world glimpsed into the most polluted country on earth. The athletes competing outdoors were breathing a lethal cocktail of dust, contaminants and poisonous gases that attack the immune system causing respiratory disease, heart failure and cancer. The air in Beijing is so thick with toxic particles and soot emitted from the outdated coal-fired power plants nearby you can taste a searing sensation... Read More

The Power of American Culture

Now consider the Finnish rock band called The Leningrad Cowboys.  A little while ago, they held a concert in Russia, in which – to the screaming applause of Russkie teen-agers – they got the Red Army Choir to join them on stage for a performance of “Sweet Home Alabama.”  In English.  You couldn’t make this up. We’re talking seriously off the wall here.  Better have that Stoli ready when you watch it: Thank... Read More