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World Trade Organization Strikes Down COOL Laws Again

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The World Trade Organization (WTO) took yet another blow at our U.S. laws. Today, the WTO struck down Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) laws that essentially required labeling of pork and beef sold in the U.S. to inform consumers the country of which the animal was born, raised, and slaughtered. Why did the WTO strike this down? Because it was a barrier to trade for Mexico and Canada. Since when can Mexico and Canada decide what laws the U.S. can and cannot have?

NAFTA Is Still Destroying the United States

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Few are aware that NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) has rendered us uncompetitive in the world, destroyed our industrial base, caused us to outsource most of our production, and killed most of our manufacturing jobs.

The Senate Will Vote on Trade Promotion Authority This Week

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The Trade Promotion Authority bill is set to be voted on in the Senate this week and we must do everything possible to stop it. Trade Promotion Authority, otherwise known as “Fast Track,” limits Congress to only an up or down vote on trade deals that Obama has been negotiating secretly. One of the trade deals that he is hoping to pass before he leaves the White House is the job-killing Trans Pacific Partnership. This agreement is a 12 nation agreement with Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, Vietnam and the U.S. Together, the countries encompass 40 percent of the global GDP.

8 Disastrous Domestic Policy Issues Included In the TPP, TTIP, and TISA

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Many are starting to believe that our Commander-In-Chief is scheming with paid corporate lobbyists to pass new “free trade” agreements that aren’t so much about trade as it is about setting up a new One World  Global Government, with giant corporations in charge. These agreements are known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), and Trade in Services Agreement (TISA). The agreement is between the U.S. and 11 other countries including third world countries like Vietnam and Brunei.

The Secret TTIP Agenda Is a Corporate Power Grab

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Just how many economy-killing “free trade” agreements is our so-called Commander-in-Chief going to sign America up for? It should be noted that “free trade” agreements in the past haven’t exactly played out to the benefit of the average American.

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