2153 – July 31, 2019 – RACE TO THE BOTTOM – Greg Owens joins us to discuss his recent trip to D.C. and so much more. Liberty Tabletop’s Pattern of the Month for August is “Lincoln.” SPOONS ACT passed the house and is headed to Conference. Meetings in DC with likely conferees including Mac Thornberry and Ola Williams from the Finance committee. Trade talks in China this week are nothing more than a diplomatic show. Bipartisan support for decoupling with China is widespread from both extremes of the political spectrum. The next step is currency realignment. Bill by Tammy Baldwin and Josh Hawley to give the Federal reserve a third mandate.