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Sen. Rand Paul fights Obama's Fast-Tracking Attempt w/ TPP, the Trans Pacific Partnership! (Another Corporatist 'Free Trade' BS)

WND: Rand Paul warns of Obama 'fast track' to global trade zone
'Constitutionally illicit' effort would eclipse U.S. sovereignty

Jerome R. Corsi
August 13, 2013

NEW YORK – When it comes to free trade, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., appears to be following in his father’s footsteps.

If President Obama attempts to get “fast-track authority” to push the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, through Congress before attending the summit meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, in October, he can anticipate strong opposition from Rand Paul as well as from the senator’s father, former Republican congressman Ron Paul of Texas.

However, granting to the president fast-track authority violates the Constitution’s separation of powers, charges Washington-based attorney Bruce Fein, an adviser to Sen. Paul.

What is the Trans-Pacific Partnership?

Here's a previous thread, from 2012:

Meet TPP, the Trans Pacific Partnership: SOPA+PiPA+CiSPA+SPP "Free Trade" Agreement in One

Submitted by AnCapMercenary on Thu, 05/17/2012 - 07:26

TPP secretly cracking down on Internet freedoms?

http://youtu.be/cHgySJYZERY
RTAmerica
Published on May 16, 2012

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is an international trade agreement between nine countries, but not a lot of people have heard of it. Behind closed doors, the TPP could decide on moves that would affect the cost of medication across America, copyright infringement laws and net neutrality. So why should we care about TPP? Maira Sutton, intellectual property coordinator for EFF, joins us to shine some light on the TPP.

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Previous TPP related threads, here at the Daily Paul:

https://www.google.com/search?q=site%3Adailypaul.com+tpp%20t...

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TPP Member List

Country Status Date
Brunei Original Signatory June 2005
Chile Original Signatory June 2005
New Zealand Original Signatory June 2005
Singapore Original Signatory June 2005
United States Negotiating February 2008
Australia Negotiating November 2008
Peru Negotiating November 2008
Vietnam Negotiating November 2008
Malaysia Negotiating October 2010
Mexico Negotiating October 2012
Canada Negotiating October 2012
Japan Negotiating March 2013

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That's not the only one - TTIP

Great post! I have been watching this issue. Please be advised that at the same time we must also oppose the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.

http://www.ustr.gov/ttip

It's the exact same sovereignty sucking agreement that is not called a treaty so they don't have to get 2/3 approval by the Senate as article 2 sec. 2 demands.

The think tank pushing this is called the Transatlantic Policy Network.

http://www.tpnonline.org/agenda.html

This is from their site:

"• strengthen the institutional structure for ongoing transatlantic political dialogue, building on the evolving Transatlantic Legislators Dialogue (TLD) between Members of the European Parliament and the US Congress, possibly into a Transatlantic Assembly."

There is no authority in the Constitution to form a new transatlantic assembly, not that they care.

holy Cristos! You simply can't take your eyes off these tyrants

at all!

my lord, similar acronym and all.

you know the sad thing is? these a-holes are using the current trade-imbalance and leveraged debt in local municipalities to do what the banksters have done everywhere else they plundered: they set up 'free-trade zones' like corporatist 'countries within countries,' where they have complete free autonomy/reign in terms of favorable laws, immunity and tax codes: they're eying Idaho, but it won't be the first one, if the current trajectory continues.

http://www.idahostatesman.com/idaho-china/

you know you're on a fast track to hell when 'your' country's tyrants who had plenty of '3rd world nations' to plunder and beta-test their programs, perfect it, then 'bring it home,' to start eating the golden goose that laid the proverbial eggs.

Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

They are intelligent tyrants, we can't underestimate 'em.

Do you remember when Dr. Robert Pastor of American University came out with the CFR document "Building a North American Community"? This is the document that laid out the whole plan for a North American Union, the Amero, Trans-Texas Corridor, etc. That's what the Strategic and Prosperity Partnership Initiative was all about.

Years later, Dr. Pastor was quoted as saying the plan did not work because we all found out about it! Our awareness of the issue became the primary reason it failed. We were upset about it, speaking out, and shining light on what they were trying to pull. It was the same way with the amnesty legislation in 2006-07 I think. There was a key vote, and everyone tried to call their congressmen and senators that day and crashed the congressional switchboard, lol! We put massive pressure on them, and they folded.

They are learning from their past failures. Now, they have parallel plans going on, TPP and TTIP at the same time, which increases their odds of getting at least 1 through. They are occurring simultaneously under a cloak of secrecy. They do not consider you and I "stakeholders". So far, media has been pretty silent about both agreements. We have got to act fast and raise the general awareness of these 2 sovereignty sucking agreements.

Thx for the link on the Boise, ID. Foreign Trade Zone. I'm aware of it, but haven't heard any recent news. Thx for the reply ACM!

yup, "evolution by stealth" is what they themselves specifically

called it:

http://www.infowars.com/articles/nwo/nau_dear_deluded_mass_m...

http://www.globalresearch.ca/tyrants-and-traitors-the-evolut...

http://www.wnd.com/2007/01/39928/

and quite welcome, to be of any assistance in your research, links, etc.

.D

Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

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I did not know that.

"Washington-based attorney Bruce Fein, an adviser to Sen. Paul."

I did not know that.

This is why I call him King O

It's his fault, not mine.

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thanks

!!!

Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul