I’ve probably had too many beers tonight to properly write about this. And, I will write about this on more than one occasion.
But, for tonight, let me state this clearly and unambiguously. The closing of the Ex-Im bank is horribly un-American.
For those who do not know, the charter for the Export/Import bank was not renewed. It expired last night. It is a governmental agency which facilitated loans which allow some of our businesses to sell to foreign entities. There are 59 other nations which have a similar governmental bank, operating to do the same thing the Ex/Im bank does.
Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for shutting it down. But, before one does, one must set in place a vehicle to supplant it through the private sector. This was not done.
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