Why no one is talking about Trump’s game-changing deal

Last weekend in Beijing, as part of his 12-day trip to Asia, President Trump announced that the US and China had signed an $83.7 billion memorandum of understanding to create a number of petrochemical projects in West Virginia over the next 20 years.

If the agreement holds tight, it is an economic game changer for the state.

And yet, speaking to the locals here, you wouldn’t even know it had happened.

  • Waffle

    What a hell of a deal!!! No tax breaks either. Take me home, mountain mamma:


  • Watchman

    Is this petrochemical deal where the USA can cheaply rent some of Chinas limitless fossil fuel burning license allowed under the Paris Accord so it can burn crude oil products in the US? Under ‘climate change’ agreements China is permitted to expand its carbon dioxide emissions until they reach a peak, and then it is supposed to reduce them. Apparently none of the people who made this agreement had any idea of what a peak was or how you know when you’ve reached a peak and passed it.

  • Gary

    Dan McTeague loved to harp about the gas prices and how the supply dictates the prices that canadians hate when the Litre price jumps right before a long weekend or Disaster in the US supply line.
    He complained when Harper got in power but has now toned down over a
    our Drama teacher / Snowboard instructor PM.

    But the ex-MP Liberal doesn’t want to tell that you Chretien brought in such tough Environmental rules that there hasn’t been a new Refinery built in Ontario to supply the growing population and demands for gas and Diesel fuel .
    It’s a really big change from Trudeau’s NEP of the 1970’s when the Ice-Age was coming from Global-Cooling and he wanted to get the gas and Heating Oil flowing from the West so eastern Canadian didn’t freeze in the dark .
    Taxpayers got screwed when Liberals over-paid for Fina and made it Petro-Canada so Liberals would have a Window on the Oil production supplies.

    Gotta love Liberals , Chretien kills what Trudeau said would rescue Canadians from the Oil and gas monopoly and now Justin handed out almost $40 million to muslims jailed outside Canada as a Human Rights violation by those the didn’t follow the Charter which means that Chretien and Martin are guilty since they lefty Khadr in GITMO to rot and were in power for the latest lawsuits.

    Either they are stupid about our Charter, or they like to rule like Tyrants knowing that a future Liberal PM will screw the taxpayers that pay for that stupidity and oppression .
    Don’t forget how Liberals got out of the AdScam’s $300 million theft by Chretien stepping down to put Paul Martin in charge to take the heat away from Jean while claiming that it all happened before he was PM and them Chretien said he’s no longer in power and didn’t want to comment on it.
    Dalton McLiar did that over the Gas Plants $1 billion scandal where he fled to Boston and put the Lesbian in charge that had the Gay-Card to protect her while she used the Sgt.Schultz as boasted as being too stupid to be expected to know what went on around her or under her by the staff .

    Bob Rae wrote book about the mental illness from the stress while in power as the Premier on Ontario. His brain damage was so severe for the mental illness that he became a Liberal .
    Nough said.