Within the last two years many members of Congress have become more distressed by the president’s actions in negotiating the TPP and his request for Fast Track Authority. Here are the top 7 things they have said in opposing the TPP and Fast track:
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The president who was supposedly against “free trade” agreements is now becoming well known as the champion of disastrous “free trade” agreements. President Obama is seeking Fast Track Trade Authority to pass three enormous “free trade” agreements known as the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA). It’s ironic since President Obama spoke of cities in the Midwest being devastated by free trade agreements during his 2008 presidential campaign. What else can we expect from President Obama?
Our nation’s leaders are trying to sell out America. Of course they won’t tell you that, but in all reality that is what they are doing. Who are they selling it to? Multinational corporations and the one percent. Is it really any surprise though? They have spent hundreds of millions of dollars in donations to ensure these individuals gain and retain power.
A new year is here and it brings with it new years resolutions for people all across the United States. Gyms will packed to maximum capacity, millions of job applications will be filled out, and vegetable aisles in grocery stores across the country will crowded. However, political leaders have their own resolutions and will skip the crowds at the gym and work hard to pass secret trade deals while everyone is busy with their own resolutions.
2014 will not be remembered as a great year in American history. The last several years have been bad, but will 2015 be the year that breaks America’s back?