Trans-Pacific Trade Agreement
Citizen.org explains it this way:
The TPP is a massive, controversial “free trade” agreement currently being pushed by big corporations and negotiated behind closed doors by officials from the United States and 11 other countries – Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam.
The TPP would expand the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) “trade” pact model that has spurred massive U.S. trade deficits and job loss, downward pressure on wages, unprecedented levels of inequality and new floods of agricultural imports. The TPP not only replicates, but expands NAFTA’s special protections for firms that offshore U.S. jobs. And U.S. TPP negotiators literally used the 2011 Korea FTA – under which exports have fallen and trade deficits have surged – as the template for the TPP.
In one fell swoop, this secretive deal could:
Even Harry Reid has been pushing back on this agreement, well his bosses in unions have at least. However, for once I agree totally with labor unions. This agreement, as usual, fashioned by The Worst Negotiator/Salesman in the U.S. appears to be giving everything away at a time when we should be focusing on bringing jobs back to the U.S. but then his disgusting tactics are not new. However, it is a pleasure for a change to see liberals hyperventilating against Obumski.
Now we get to hear the laments and rant!?! Sheesh, where were they before? Oh yeah, I forgot, brown-nozing for profit and passing out others peoples hard-earned taxes while living life high… It figures some of these guys Finally see further than the end of their stogie after they allowed the cacą to happen, hope they choke as they clear away the mj haze.