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May 26th, 2015 - 8:17 am § in America

Rush Limbaugh Attacks Obama’s Trade Agenda

“Republicans are providing the necessary push to get it passed, which kind of bothers me,” Limbaugh said. “Since it’s an Obama deal, the odds are it isn’t good. Since it’s an Obama deal, the odds are the United States is gonna take it in the shorts, as we have on [...]

April 30th, 2015 - 1:51 pm § in Uncategorized

TPP in a nutshell

The Trans-Pacific Partnership summarized: “One huge flaw is that while classical economics has a fair amount to tell us about the wealth of nations, it doesn’t say much at all about the wealth of the individual people inside the nations. A trade deal that enriches Americans who own lots [...]

April 16th, 2015 - 11:32 am § in Misc.

TPP is on its way

Reuters reports that U.S. senators have agreed to a bipartisan bill to move trade deals quickly through Congress . The key element was agreement on aid for workers hurt by trade. Fast track authority restricts Congress to a yes-or-no vote in exchange for setting negotiating objectives, laying out h[...]