Giving away the store. . . .

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    Foxfyre Eternal optimist Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

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    Does anybody else get the impression that the current administration is slowly but surely selling off the USA to foreign powers? Consider the current Cap and Trade initiative already passed by the House that will give huge advantages to our largest economic competitors PLUS the President's willingness to legally commit the USA to 2% or more of our GDP to legal oversight of the international community to combat global warming.

    And, on a smaller scale, there are more and more instances in the news like the following:

    Here's the gist of the law before Secretary Clinton apparently did away with the part highlighted in red:

    Those Tea Parties are starting to look really important folks.
     
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    It has been a push by the World Bank for years. The program action started when Clinton signed NAFTA. The people are now feeling the effects as their leaders decry "free trade."

    The will be just one more way to limit the people of America and spread that wealth around the world while big corporates take their shots at deforestation in the rain forest. Why not make the rich American public pay for it? Obviously they can get away with it they have for years and no one has stopped them yet.
     
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    I never had all that much problem with NAFTA and CAFTA before, but may have to take another look. It seems to be becoming pretty obvious that America First is not going to be a priority of this administration, nor protection of any American interests except those the unions are concerned about.
     
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    The CURRENT administration?

    Try every administration since FDR.
     
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    Well you do have a point, but lately the process and the speed by which it is happening seems much more ominous.
     
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    Clintons are particularly nauseating about it, though.

    I actually get a gag reflex thinking about them. That goes for her, too.
     
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    Stop whining. Welcome to the real world. You want protectionism? Cool, do so, and watch your GDP disappear. USSR tried that, look where it got them...
     
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    Well, not to put to fine a point on it, but what has changed?

    We've been selling ourselves to the Chinese for the past 16 years.
     
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    Lycurgus Who is Obama, really...??

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    Well Obama never claimed "America First" ............... But God-Damned America, well you decide!
     
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    We're at the end game of denationalization, now.

    It's a LOT easier to see how the policies that have been in place for the last 40 years are screwing the American people and our way of life.
     

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