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When it comes down to it, the president has a problem. No one doubts that he is wicked smart. And there's the rub when it comes to the Trans Pacific Partnership: if he was, say, Sarah Palin-level ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 79 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 10:28 AM PDT with 109 Recommends
Headlines like this really say it all: Republicans push Barack Obama to rally Democrats for TPP vote Yes, the same Party whose economic philosophy led to the meltdown of the economy in 2007-2008 ...
by Dartagnan
Comment Count 68 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 03:05 PM PDT with 114 Recommends
I want to commend BoiseBlue for starting a diary series about free trade agreements. Her diary series wasn't meant to argue for or against but was meant to provide information on free trade ...
by joedemocrat
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 03:20 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Nancy Pelosi's San Francisco chief of staff Dan Bernal meets with Daily Kos, CREDO Action, Sum of Us, Electronic Frontier Foundation & Corporate Accountability ...
by Paul Hogarth
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 11:57 AM PDT with 60 Recommends
Senator Bernie Sanders is running for President. From Vermont Public Radio : VPR News has learned from several sources that independent U.S. Sen. Bernie ...
by Armando
Comment Count 816 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 01:37 PM PDT with 536 Recommends
Teamsters President James Hoffa was in Hershey this week for the annual Pennsylvania Conference of Teamsters. At the conference, Hoffa was interviewed by Rick Smith, host of the Rick Smith Show, ...
by S Kitchen
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 09:12 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
by Egberto Willies
Comment Count 359 comments on Sun Apr 26, 2015 at 03:00 PM PDT with 150 Recommends
Watching the discussion around the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) gives me a nasty sense of déjà vu. Long before joining AFGE, I worked as a food service worker, licensed practical nurse, and ...
by J David Cox
Comment Count 178 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 06:40 AM PDT with 206 Recommends
By J. David Cox, Sr., National President of AFGE Watching the discussion around the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) gives me a nasty sense of déjà vu. Long before joining AFGE, I worked as a ...
by AFGE
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 06:27 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Good for Elizabeth Warren. In a respectful but "I'm not backing down manner," she's firing back at the president's nonsense about TPP. And in her own words on her blog.
by Tasini
Comment Count 455 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 12:39 PM PDT with 352 Recommends
President Obama is slamming Senator Elizabeth Warren and opponents of TPP, making claims about the contents of the secret treaty that can't be supported by the text of the treaty which is still ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 253 comments on Tue Apr 21, 2015 at 04:59 PM PDT with 272 Recommends
As reported in the Huffington Post today, President Obama is saying some mighty strange things about Sen. Elizabeth Warren: "I love Elizabeth. We're allies on a whole host of ...
by Thomas Twinnings
Comment Count 785 comments on Tue Apr 21, 2015 at 04:47 PM PDT with 335 Recommends
Please note : the purpose of this diary series is not an argument for or against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). There have been a great number of diaries written on this topic, and my only ...
by BoiseBlue
Comment Count 44 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 05:05 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
Photo of workers protesting Fast Track by Steven Dietz of Sharp Image Studios for the USW Free traders in Congress formally proposed last week that lawmakers relax, put their feet up and neglect the ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Apr 21, 2015 at 05:58 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
Please note : the purpose of this diary series is not an argument for or against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). There have been a great number of diaries written on this topic, and my only ...
by BoiseBlue
Comment Count 57 comments on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 10:56 AM PDT with 74 Recommends
If you read nothing else, read this cover page from the TTP Investment Chapter. 20 January 2015 This Document Contains TPP CONFIDENTIAL Information MODIFIED HANDLING AUTHORIZED* 12-...
by pnchad
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Apr 19, 2015 at 09:50 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
I already diaried this last night but wanted to make sure everyone saw it before tomorrow. If you can attend tomorrow afternoon, RSVP here. Update: Last night's diary.
by MikePhoenix
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Apr 17, 2015 at 03:02 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
It is not enough to simply say the deal on "fast track" is a bad one. We need to understand, in the details, why what is being sold as a new "improved" fast track is just utter nonsense.
by Tasini
Comment Count 28 comments on Fri Apr 17, 2015 at 11:29 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
Just a quick shout out to any of my fellow Oregonians who have not heard about this. Below the orange puff of smoke are excerpts from the email sent out by the Sierra Club.
by MikePhoenix
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Apr 16, 2015 at 10:07 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
U.S. congressional leaders came to an agreement to put legislation to the Senate and House floor to pass the Trans Pacific Partnership Act, which I believe is a terrible trade agreement that will ...
by Applefries
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu Apr 16, 2015 at 08:03 PM PDT with 6 Recommends