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To: roses of sharon

Constitutional government prohibits international organizations like the WTO from having any effect on Congress, our trade policy or US citizens. "free trade" agreements grant organizations like the WTO, and foreign agents and foreign countries unlawful authority to make rules and influence US trade.


24 posted on 12/03/2006 8:40:32 AM PST by hedgetrimmer (I'm a millionaire thanks to the WTO and "free trade" system--Hu Jintao top 10 worst dictators)
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To: hedgetrimmer
International organizations like the WTO really have no influence at all in the U.S. Their rulings are obeyed when we want to obey them, and ignored when we want to ignore them.

See "Canadian softwood lumber dispute" as a perfect example of the latter -- in which various trade bodies (NAFTA panel, WTO, etc.) ruled against the U.S. with boring regularity over a period of five years, yet the U.S. still kept the tariff on Canadian lumber in place until it eventually (earlier this year) prevailed upon the Canadian government to sign a softwood lumber trade agreement that was heavily in our favor.

27 posted on 12/03/2006 8:46:02 AM PST by Alberta's Child (Can money pay for all the days I lived awake but half asleep?)
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To: hedgetrimmer

Thanks! Can no one go to court over this violation then?


29 posted on 12/03/2006 8:47:52 AM PST by roses of sharon
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To: hedgetrimmer

"Constitutional government prohibits international organizations like the WTO from having any effect on Congress, our trade policy or US citizens. "free trade" agreements grant organizations like the WTO, and foreign agents and foreign countries unlawful authority to make rules and influence US trade."

That bears repeating!
Morning Hedge


80 posted on 12/04/2006 9:02:41 AM PST by antisocial (Texas SCV - Deo Vindice)
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