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    Do You Support Fast Track (TPP/TPA)?

    While the TPP/TPA/Fast Track debate is currently going on in the House of Representatives I thought I would get opinion of the DP community.
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    Re: Do You Support Fast Track (TPP/TPA)?

    No, and for the same reasons.

    All we are talking about is a mechanism to offshore more 4th and 3rd income quintile production and manufacturing jobs, *perhaps* create a few more 2nd income quintile jobs, play into the hands of big business trade, and further harm small business and entrepreneurship.

    We learned this lesson with opening up China that created the Walmart and Target business model, and we learned it again with the NAFTA agreement. How many more times do we need to slant trade for this nation just so big buiness obtains bigger profits at the expense of a diminished middle class they look at as a debt based consumer?
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    Re: Do You Support Fast Track (TPP/TPA)?

    For now I'm neutral towards it.
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    Re: Do You Support Fast Track (TPP/TPA)?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    While the TPP/TPA/Fast Track debate is currently going on in the House of Representatives I thought I would get opinion of the DP community.
    Tell me everything that's in it and I'll tell you if I support it.
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    Re: Do You Support Fast Track (TPP/TPA)?

    Quote Originally Posted by sawdust View Post
    Tell me everything that's in it and I'll tell you if I support it.
    We cant. Only know what little parts have been leaked. And it aint good.
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    Re: Do You Support Fast Track (TPP/TPA)?

    It gives corporations the power to sue a country if that country's fiscal policy negatively affects the corporation's profits in any way.
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    Re: Do You Support Fast Track (TPP/TPA)?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    While the TPP/TPA/Fast Track debate is currently going on in the House of Representatives I thought I would get opinion of the DP community.
    I don't support fast-track anything, except emergency aid relief...
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    Re: Do You Support Fast Track (TPP/TPA)?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    We cant. Only know what little parts have been leaked. And it aint good.
    And that's the crux. What's the hurry? Why the secrecy? It's not like this is something that is so super-critical time wise that it must be done right now, damn the torpedoes.

    No. Be methodical. Be open. I hate the phrase "If you have nothing to hide...", but in this case I cannot help but think that.
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    Re: Do You Support Fast Track (TPP/TPA)?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    We cant. Only know what little parts have been leaked. And it aint good.
    That's right and anyone who is for or against it is just guessing.
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    Re: Do You Support Fast Track (TPP/TPA)?

    Quote Originally Posted by sawdust View Post
    That's right and anyone who is for or against it is just guessing.
    We have no choice, especially when the government wants both speed and secrecy with something as important as international trade. Our concerns are founded.
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