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'A Great Day for Corporate America': US Senate Passes Fast Track

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posted on Jun, 24 2015 @ 07:06 PM
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originally posted by: ramsontop
Wow only 2 pages?? This stuff doesn't matter, obviously. Why should we talk about it ? Let's discuss Bruce Jenner cutting off his penis and let's talk about that woman who claims she is black.


Whats frustrating is that we can't talk about it because we don't know what's in it!

Treasonous bastards!




posted on Jun, 24 2015 @ 07:20 PM
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a reply to: beezzer

I emailed my senator and asked her whether she was going to use the $20K, from voting yes, on new accessories for her private jet or upgrade her mansion.



posted on Jun, 24 2015 @ 07:38 PM
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So this is how Liberty dies....with chirping crickets.



posted on Jun, 24 2015 @ 07:51 PM
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Well, both my senators voted no. Not like it matters, I'm sure they would have went to bat for their bosses had push come to shove, but they got an easy out this time.

#ing assholes, all of them.

And all this time I've been working and paying taxes like a good little citizen, hoping I never make a mistake on my taxes... voting and hoping for the best, none of it seems to matter because our elected representatives don't give a # about anyone but themselves.



posted on Jun, 24 2015 @ 08:15 PM
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originally posted by: beezzer

originally posted by: ramsontop
Wow only 2 pages?? This stuff doesn't matter, obviously. Why should we talk about it ? Let's discuss Bruce Jenner cutting off his penis and let's talk about that woman who claims she is black.


Whats frustrating is that we can't talk about it because we don't know what's in it!

Treasonous bastards!


SARCASM AHEAD though the Cato dude did say it... see OP for transcript & video.

That's what the Cato Institute guy said - that we wanted it to pass so that we could see what a finely crafted piece of legislation big business put out



posted on Jun, 24 2015 @ 08:41 PM
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The statement of the Century...

It just won't go away anymore.



Pelosi: "We Have to Pass the Bill So That You Can Find Out What Is In It"







posted on Jun, 24 2015 @ 09:20 PM
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Maybe this is why senator Clementa Pinckney was assassinated last Wednesday? Maybe he surely was going to vote against the Fast track and against tpp all together. He may have been the deciding vote... or sacrifice/distraction along with the 8 others killed.
The representatives from my State, voted no and I also sent Debbie Stabenow letters against Tpp. But I'm still optimistic hopefully there's a chance it wont pass.



posted on Jun, 24 2015 @ 09:52 PM
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What people is no realizing, is the fact that multinational corporations (Mostly American run), are becoming and entity on their own, they don't need governments that are run by nations people to operate neither laws or rules, unless are rules manufacture for their benefit.

This entity is above something as pesky as a congress and seems to have higher hierarchy to work directly with head of states.

So I wonder why we even bother with supporting and voting for an obsolete congress this days.



posted on Jun, 24 2015 @ 10:02 PM
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originally posted by: supremecommander
Lots of outrage in this thread.

Yet, how many of you will cling to your petulant liberal/conservative ideologies? Dems this and republicans that? Finger pointing at your countrymen while in DC, thugs in suits who play poker, drink scotch and the finest whiskey, while puffing on Cuban cigars continue to ejaculate and deficate all over their constituents.


Great post.

The American people are eyeballs deep in this # and continue to argue over which party's smells worse. Even some who care more than your average American citizen are doing it in this very thread.
edit on 24-6-2015 by MoreBeer because: (no reason given)



posted on Jun, 24 2015 @ 10:04 PM
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a reply to: Teeky

Clementa Pinckney was a State Senator, not Federal.



posted on Jun, 24 2015 @ 10:49 PM
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Here is some more information on what to expect over the next 6 years regarding these 'trade' agreements. What Blogger Ellen Brown of "Web of Debt" likens to a 'Corporate Coup d'Etat.


A Corporate Coup d’État

What is going on was predicted by David Korten in his 1995 blockbuster, When Corporations Rule The World. Catherine Austin Fitts calls it a “corporate coup d’état.”

This corporate coup includes the privatization and offshoring of the judicial function delegated to the US court system in the Constitution, through Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) provisions that strengthen existing ISDS procedures.

As explained in The Economist, ISDS gives foreign firms a special right to apply to a secretive tribunal of highly paid corporate lawyers for compensation whenever the government passes a law to do things that hurt corporate profits — such things as discouraging smoking, protecting the environment or preventing a nuclear catastrophe.

Arbitrators are paid $600-700 an hour, giving them little incentive to dismiss cases. The secretive nature of the arbitration process and the lack of any requirement to consider precedent give wide scope for creative judgments – the sort of arbitrary edicts satirized by Lewis Carroll in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.


She is a favorate of mine and writes on this and many finance/ecomonic issues of interest to Normal Folk. Loaded with very workable and simple solutions - she is worth visiting regularly.

ellenbrown.com...



posted on Jun, 24 2015 @ 10:58 PM
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The elite corporate bandits have won again using the puppet and conman Obama as their front man.

Did anyone expect anything different?



posted on Jun, 24 2015 @ 11:01 PM
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originally posted by: beezzer

originally posted by: ramsontop
Wow only 2 pages?? This stuff doesn't matter, obviously. Why should we talk about it ? Let's discuss Bruce Jenner cutting off his penis and let's talk about that woman who claims she is black.


Whats frustrating is that we can't talk about it because we don't know what's in it!

Treasonous bastards!


We know what’s in it

ROBBERY, RAPE, BANDITRY, COLLUSION, TREASON, SCAM…ETC…

One way we know this is the fact that the GOP was for it from the start



posted on Jun, 24 2015 @ 11:24 PM
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Our children and grandchildren will work for Burger King, McDonalds, Wall Mart, Wendy’s...etc


There’s no more great industries coming up in America to provide good jobs for the bulk of a middle class population.


This “doom porn” may be REAL

www.abovetopsecret.com...


No unions, privatization of services such as private prisons and police… only low wage no benefit jobs and everybody with a college education will have so much debt they won't ever get to be middle class since they'll be paying their college loan up until their 40’s and 50’s


All good jobs are slowly being phased out


If you look at anyone in your neighborhood doing road work, construction, carpentry all you have is illegal immigrants from you know where…

Go on a construction site all you see is old guys and after them only Illegal immigrants will get that work that they don’t ave to pay…


PC and IT jobs are gone overseas that use to pay well


I worked through the end of the auto industry and the end of the IT industry and the end of the public service workers


I've seen it all


The only jobs open for the young middle class are utility companies and the state or federal government and there even phasing that out

Its bad

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posted on Jun, 25 2015 @ 01:33 AM
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originally posted by: Teeky
Maybe this is why senator Clementa Pinckney was assassinated last Wednesday? Maybe he surely was going to vote against the Fast track and against tpp all together. He may have been the deciding vote... or sacrifice/distraction along with the 8 others killed.
The representatives from my State, voted no and I also sent Debbie Stabenow letters against Tpp. But I'm still optimistic hopefully there's a chance it wont pass.


Pinckney was a state senator not a member of congress.



posted on Jun, 25 2015 @ 01:45 AM
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a reply to: beezzer

The Fiction of the Film " Rollerball " has Now Become a Political Fact . The World will Soon see a Tyrannical Corporate Theocracy Rule the Planet until the Patriots of Every Freedom Loving Nation RISE UP and take these Money Worshiping Demons Out ! ...........Stay Tuned.......



posted on Jun, 25 2015 @ 02:53 AM
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No shocker here the TPP is bought and paid for.

Here’s how much corporations paid US senators to fast-track the TPP bill



Using data from the Federal Election Commission, this chart(see here) shows all donations that corporate members of the US Business Coalition for TPP(here) made to US Senate campaigns between January and March 2015, when fast-tracking the TPP was being debated in the Senate:

. Out of the total $1,148,971 given, an average of $17,676.48 was donated to each of the 65 “yea” votes.

. The average Republican member received $19,673.28 from corporate TPP supporters.

. The average Democrat received $9,689.23 from those same donors.


Monsanto's contribution:

Seven Republicans who voted “yea” to fast-track and are also running for re-election next year cleaned up between January and March. Senator Johnny Isakson of Georgia received $102,500 in corporate contributions. Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri, best known for proposing a Monsanto-written bill in 2013 that became known as the Monsanto Protection Act, received $77,900 – $13,500 of which came from Monsanto.


More listed please see the Source.



posted on Jun, 25 2015 @ 05:19 AM
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a reply to: FyreByrd
Boooooo........Boooooooo........Booooooo and no Im not crying......well kinda cause it passed.





posted on Jun, 25 2015 @ 07:43 AM
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We've been sold out for a long time now. They pushed us out to sea and are cutting every rope we could use to pull our self back to land with, one by one.

We've been road block in just about every ways possible by red tape to fight back or even see what they are doing to us. Anything short of a 150 million people protesting as one won't even make them blink an eye.

It's just sad to see how low we've gotten, and even sadder to know we can drop even further.



posted on Jun, 25 2015 @ 07:57 AM
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a reply to: Baddogma

Newsflash: Corporations have ALWAYS been winning. What do you think the East India Trading Company was?




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