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Obama Pushes Secretive TPP Trade Pact, Would Rewrite Swath of U.S. Laws

"As the federal government shutdown continues, Secretary of State John Kerry heads to Asia for secret talks on a sweeping new trade deal, the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The TPP is often referred to by critics as "NAFTA on steroids," and would establish a free trade zone that would stretch from Vietnam to Chile, encompassing 800 million people — about a third of world trade and nearly 40 percent of the global economy. While the text of the treaty has been largely negotiated behind closed doors and, until June, kept secret from Congress, more than 600 corporate advisers reportedly have access to the measure, including employees of Halliburton and Monsanto."

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I'm surprised I haven't seen more about this on here

This is another massive giveaway of sovereignty and just about everything that makes this country what it is.

It is (as usual) being done with no corporate press coverage (of course! they're banking on it) - and, as is always the case with these things - the more they are quiet about it the more threatening it is for us.

Did I just miss all the posts about this issue or is this falling through the cracks on the DP?

Too much gossip/drama on this site, perhaps?

http://www.dailypaul.com/295641/trans-pacific-partnership-si...

It is time to get down to business.

"What if the American people learn the truth" - Ron Paul