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We Are Passively and Foolishly Allowing America To Be Destroyed!

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While our leaders continue to gamble away our jobs with harmful “free trade” agreements that benefit the elite 1 percent, the American public is seemingly content to do nothing to stop the slaughter of our economy.

Foreign Nations Attack the United States with Trade Weapons

Free Trade

Not only has “free trade” led to the largest transfer of wealth in the history of the world, but trillions of American dollars have been lost due to the removal of tariffs, resulting in trade deficits. Additionally, “free trade” agreements are nearly impossible to enforce because they assume that every participating country will play by the same rules. This is seldom the case.

3 Reasons Fast Track Is the Linchpin of President Obama’s “Free Trade” Schemes

Stop Fast Track Obama

While the media continues to keep us all distracted with news stories that have nothing to do with our economy, our GOP leadership in Congress is attempting to give President Obama a large amount of power through the use of Fast Track Trade Authority. President Obama plans to utilize this unconstitutional power to pass the job-killing Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) corporatist trade deal.

“Free Trade” Is a Proven Failure, Yet Obama Wants More

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President Obama has his sights on Asia, where his administration is hoping to pursue yet another misguided “free trade” pact that will dwarf anything we have seen in the past. This president has been adept at building good will around the world, but these efforts have not translated into economic successes at home.

2.5 Million Pounds of Beef Recalled Last Year Alone

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Last year was a bad year for food imports. From poisonous dog treats from China to tainted fish from Vietnam, thousands of Americans fell ill from imported goods coming from countries with lower food safety standards than ours. The Department of Agriculture just released a summary of the meat and poultry recalls issued in 2014 and the numbers are shocking. In 2014, more than 2.5 millions pounds of beef and poultry were recalled due to contamination. When you take in consideration that the USDA cut back meat inspections in 2013, we start to wonder how much meat went on our grocery store shelves without inspection.

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