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  • Trump rips Hillary Clinton for suggesting Bill will be in charge of 'revitalizing' the economy

    05/19/2016 6:59:41 PM PDT · by central_va · 25 replies
    Yahoo finance ^ | May 17th 2016
    "How can Crooked Hillary put her husband in charge of the economy when he was responsible for NAFTA, the worst economic deal in U.S. history?" Trump wrote in a subsequent tweet.
  • France Fumes Over Leaked Documents on Transatlantic Trade Deal Talks

    05/08/2016 4:40:29 PM PDT · by StCloudMoose · 11 replies
    cns news ^ | 5/5/16
    The leaking of hundreds of pages of negotiating texts for an ambitious U.S.-European Union free-trade agreement is continuing to make waves in France and elsewhere in Europe, just days after President Obama expressed confidence that a deal – a key goal of his administration – is within reach. Already skeptical politicians and others see the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) documents leaked by the environmental group Greenpeace as confirming fears that the agreement would not be good for Europe. French President Francois Hollande responded to the leaks by saying he would not support the TTIP as it stands. The...
  • No, Mr. Trump, NAFTA Was Not a ‘Bad Deal’

    05/05/2016 9:30:43 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 94 replies
    National Review ^ | May 5, 2016 | Tim Kane
    ... Trump promises a return to tariffs. He also promises a wall with Mexico, penalties against profitable American companies, skimming foreign remittances, and more. Trump does not mince words, and you have to respect his forthrightness. What each of these solutions has in common is a heavy-handed government that imposes its will at the price of consumer freedom. What right does a White House staffer have to tell you what you can buy and the extra price you have to pay if you choose the wrong product? Your freedom to trade — to buy what you want — is what’s...
  • Ross Perot-1992 GHWBush/Clinton/Perot Debate--Giant Job Sucking Sound NAFTA

    1992 Bring Jobs Back-Ross Perot calls it out. GHW Bush sets it up...Clinton says, after elected, "That's cool" and signs NAFTA

    05/03/2016 6:17:04 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 35 replies
    Dr. Cynthia McKinney reveals Hillary’s murderous past with Benghazi, and how the globalists will attempt to fuel race wars to further divide Americans. Help us spread the word about the liberty movement, we’re reaching millions help us reach millions more. Via: InfoWars Dr. Cynthia McKinney has made a career of speaking her mind and challenging authority. With her opinions, actions, and even her sense of style, McKinney has inspired both admiration and controversy. McKinney´s political career began unofficially in 1986 when her father, Georgia State Representative Billy McKinney, put her name on the ballot as a write-in. Cynthia McKinney was...
  • Rush Limbaugh TV Show 1993-pro NAFTA

    04/27/2016 10:44:13 AM PDT · by georgiegirl · 41 replies
    youtube ^ | 4/27/16
    Video of Rush TV show from 1993 who not only pushed NAFTA, but mocked those that were against it. His joking about it starts at about 1:20 and goes to 2:50.
  • Liberal Panic: HuffPo Worries Trump Will Trounce Clinton on Trade

    04/25/2016 5:54:21 PM PDT · by detective · 34 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 25 Apr 2016 | Julia Hahn
    The left-leaning Huffington Post published an article which seems concerned that Donald Trump could defeat Hillary Clinton in a general election contest due to his strong position on trade. In a Friday piece entitled, “Hillary Must Toughen Up On Trade In Case She Is Nominee Against Trump,” Dave Johnson, a fellow at Campaign for America’s Future, writes: If Hillary Clinton is going to be the Democratic nominee she had better get tough on trade – and mean it. One of Donald Trump’ main elements of appeal to his voters – if not the main appeal – is his stance on...
  • Trump relentlessly mocks Kasich: 'I have never seen a human being eat in such a disgusting fashion'

    04/25/2016 1:18:07 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 129 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 04/25/2016 | Maxwell Tani
    Donald Trump relentlessly mocked Ohio Gov. John Kasich's campaign-trail eating habits on Monday. During a rally in Rhode Island, the Republican presidential frontrunner said that the Ohio governor should learn from Trump's children, whom Trump has urged to eat modest portions of food. "Did you see him? He has a news conference all the time when he's eating. I have never seen a human being eat in such a disgusting fashion," Trump said of Kasich. He continued: "I'd say, 'Children, small, little bites.' This guy takes a pancake and he's shoving it in his mouth. It's disgusting. Do you want...
  • Carrier Layoffs Teach Workers Costs of Global Trade

    03/30/2016 1:59:40 PM PDT · by central_va · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3.28.16 | Mary Chastain
    Those who work for Carrier have learned the costs of global trade on a personal and financial level after the company suddenly announced a move to Mexico.
  • NAFTA May Have Saved Many Autoworkers’ Jobs

    03/29/2016 4:16:27 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 83 replies
    New York Times ^ | March 29, 2016 | Eduardo Porter
    When Donald Trump threatened to “break” the North American Free Trade Agreement, auto industry workers offered up some of the loudest cheers. Mr. Trump easily won the Republican primary in Michigan this month. The state, home base for the American auto industry, also delivered an upset victory to Bernie Sanders, the Democratic anti-NAFTA standard-bearer. But the autoworkers’ animosity is aiming at the wrong target. There are still more than 800,000 jobs in the American auto sector. And there is a good case to be made that without NAFTA, there might not be much left of Detroit at all. “Without the...
  • Heidi Cruz cancels N.J. campaign events

    03/28/2016 5:37:39 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 387 replies
    Politico ^ | 2:40 p.m., Mar. 28, 2016 | Matt Friedman
    A Cruz has again canceled on New Jersey. Heidi Cruz, the wife of Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz, had planned to hold a fundraiser in Morris County on Wednesday and attend several campaign events across the state. But a local Cruz campaign activist announced that she will be postponing her New Jersey appearances. Scott DeCristofaro, a New Jersey contact for the Cruz campaign, issued a press release Monday announcing the cancelation of a Heidi Cruz rally in Haddon Heights. DeCristofaro said she is also canceling her other New Jersey events and plans to come back to New Jersey after Wisconsin's...
  • What Every Voter Needs to Know About Ted Cruz(Video)

    03/26/2016 7:12:31 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 41 replies
    Next News Network ^ | Feb 18, 2016 | Gary Franchi
    The news report goes back in time documenting US history of international trade agreements starting from the time of Reagan administration who proposed a North American Common Market to current history. Fast Forward to November of 2004 when the Independent Task Force on the Future of North America is formed. Their focus is no longer trade and prosperity but security. Three private groups headed by the Council of Foreign Relations(CFR) and their respected organizations in Canada and Mexico. They claim in their own words North America is vulnerable on several fronts: the region faces criminal and terrorist security threats, increased...
  • Trump aide fulfills threat to 'spill the beans' on Heidi Cruz

    03/25/2016 11:59:15 AM PDT · by maggief · 134 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 25, 2016 | Jesse Byrnes
    An aide to Donald Trump on Friday fulfilled the businessman's threat to "spill the beans" on Republican presidential rival Ted Cruz's wife, Heidi. Trump spokeswoman Katrina Pierson rattled off a list of attacks three days after Trump first made the threat. "Spilling the beans is quite simple when it comes to Heidi Cruz," Pierson said in an interview with MSNBC's Steve Kornacki. "She is a Bush operative; she worked for the architect of NAFTA, which has killed millions of jobs in this country; she was a member on the Council on Foreign Relations who — in Sen. Cruz's own words,...
  • Lessons From 20 Years of NAFTA

    03/25/2016 7:00:22 AM PDT · by central_va · 14 replies
    HuffPo ^ | 3/8/16 | Stan Sorcsher
    We did trade wrong. We could have had a good trade policy that increased trade and raised living standards. We could export more soybeans, airplanes and software, and protect the environment around the world. We could have low-cost goods and encourage democracy, respect for human rights and improved working conditions.
  • Rush: Establishment Support of Cruz Means Conservatism is Winning

    03/24/2016 1:05:55 PM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 101 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | March 24, 2016
    On Wednesday during his radio program Rush Limbaugh responded to a caller claiming Ted Cruz is not an outsider and is “buddying up” with the establishment. Limbaugh clarified to the caller that Cruz is not the hypocrite – the establishment is.Listen to the full clip here: Below are some excerpts from the transcript: RUSH: I just saw there's a caller on line calling me delusional?  CALLER:  I think, sadly, what you all fail to realize is that perpetually you're painting Ted Cruz as an outsider.  He paints Ted Cruz as an outsider.  The Tea Party tried to paint him as an...
  • CNBC's Jim Cramer: Trump Has 'Real Things to Say' About Economy

    03/18/2016 6:27:56 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 45 replies ^ | F McGuire
    CNBC's Jim Cramer cautions voters that you shouldn’t write off everything Donald Trump says as controversial sound bites on the nightly news. "Trump has real things to say. They may not be what you think, and they often seem like wishful thinking. But you need to know his views, not just how he is doing coming around the far turn," the "Mad Money" host said. Cramer believes the U.S. “has been crushed on almost every single trade deal it has done, going all the way back to Nafta,” CNBC reported. “And every time Cramer has asked an official of either...
  • The Drug Cartel In Mexico Tells Coca-Cola They Must Pay One Million Dollars...

    03/17/2016 8:05:54 AM PDT · by Fitzy_888 · 71 replies ^ | March 16, 2016 | Ted
    The drug cartel in the Mexican state of Guerrero demanded from Coca-Cola one million dollars to keep their distribution center in the region. Coca-Cola refused to pay the money. The cartel retaliated and began to burn down Coca-Cola trucks. The violence got so severe that Coca-Cola removed its distribution center. This story signifies just how powerful the narco state of Mexico is becoming, even to the point of driving out major American industries. To learn more about this story, and the political significance behind it, I spoke with Jorge Vazquez Valencia, the spokesperson for the Autodefensas, a self-defense group that...
  • Three Cheers for Free Trade

    03/17/2016 1:15:58 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 180 replies
    The American Specator ^ | March 16, 2016 | Ross Kaminsky
    Donald Trump and his fellow liberals Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are lambasting free trade as the scourge of the American working man. How odd it is that an economic activity so beneficial to almost every American, indeed to the vast majority of the human race, suffers such attacks with only half-hearted defenses raised by politicians who should know better and economists who do know better. I stipulate: in trade, as in any economic endeavor, there are losers in the short run. Capitalism is, after all, fundamentally a system of creative destruction. But if there is any area of agreement...
  • Donald Trump: Kasich Destroyed Ohio Industrial Jobs by Supporting NAFTA, TPP

    03/15/2016 8:07:45 PM PDT · by VitacoreVision · 50 replies
    Sputnik News ^ | March 15, 2016
    Republican presidential candidate and Ohio Governor John Kasich destroyed hundreds of thousands of jobs in his home state by supporting the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), Donald Trump told supporters. WASHINGTON (Sputnik) -- The Republican Party establishment backs Kasich in Ohio and Senator Marco Rubio in his home state of Florida in the hope they can win the delegates in the Tuesday primaries to slow Trump’s drive towards the Republican nomination. However, Trump leads Rubio in Florida by large margins according to polls. "[Kasich] signed NAFTA when he was a congressman," Trump said...
  • Why John Kasich is Defending Illegal Immigrants

    03/15/2016 5:35:30 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 18 replies
    Latin Post ^ | 3/15/16 | Christon Jervil
    As the Republicans brace for an all-important Ohio primary, the candidates are already making their last-minute pitches with the hope of swaying the voters to their respective sides. -snip- While Trump is a hardliner when it comes to saying no to illegal immigrants, even proposing for the U.S.-Mexico bordering wall, Kasich has taken a whole lot of a softer stance on the matter. Speaking in front of a crowd in Ohio, Kasich rationalized his position on immigration by drawing a line between illegal immigrants who have criminal records and illegal immigrants in general. He said that while those who violate...
  • Mitt Romney Campaigns With John Kasich, Telling Ohioans ‘America’s Counting on You’

    03/14/2016 5:42:43 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 59 replies
    NY Times ^ | 3/14/16 | Thomas Kaplan
    Mitt Romney, in his latest attempt to help stop Donald J. Trump, joined Gov. John Kasich of Ohio on the campaign trail on Monday as Mr. Kasich tries to pull out a victory in his home state. At an air museum between Akron and Canton, where Mr. Kasich’s campaign bus pulled in next to a World War II-era bomber, Mr. Romney highlighted Mr. Kasich’s experience in Congress and as Ohio’s governor. “Unlike the other people running, he has a real track record,” Mr. Romney said in introducing Mr. Kasich at the town hall style event. “He has the kind of...
  • Moving Air Conditioning Jobs To Mexico Becomes Hot Campaign Issue

    03/14/2016 3:10:49 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 8 replies
    NCPR ^ | 3/14/16 | Charles Lane and Marilyn Geewax
    Over the past month, millions of YouTube viewers have watched what happens when a U.S. manufacturer announces a move to Mexico. Click on the unsteady cell phone video, shot at a factory that makes air conditioning, heating and related equipment in Indianapolis, and you will see workers listening to a man in a suit. He's telling them that their paychecks are headed to Mexico. -snip- On Monday, Trump tweeted about his opponent Ohio Gov. John Kasich and the North American Free Trade Agreement: "Gov Kasich voted for NAFTA, which devastated Ohio and is now pushing TPP hard- bad for American...

    03/14/2016 10:23:48 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 3 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 3/14/16 | EMILY CADEI
    Republican and Democratic presidential candidates haven’t agreed on much in this campaign so far, but as they stumped through southwestern Ohio on Sunday, there was a remarkable degree of unanimity, at least on one issue. -snip- Trump told the crowd, some of whom stood out in the rain overnight to see him. As he’s been doing in the last few days, Trump went after Kasich’s support of free trade. “Your governor, as you know, voted when he was a congressman for NAFTA,” Trump observed, referring to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which President Bill Clinton signed in 1994. “Ohio...
  • Voting on economic unease in Tuesday primaries (Ohio workers suffer from Kasich's NAFTA vote)

    03/14/2016 8:23:54 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 8 replies ^ | 3/14/16 | Thomas Fitzgerald
    A long line stretched across the parking lot outside a massive factory here, once a General Motors Corp. plant churning out Chevy Blazers, now producing windshields for Fuyao Glass America, a Chinese company. The people weren't there looking for jobs, but for answers: how to bring back Ohio's shrinking industrial base, the foundation of the middle class, and get wages growing again. "What can they do is the question," said Richard Franks, 60, an engineer who was waiting Friday to hear Republican presidential candidate John Kasich, the state's governor. "We're getting killed on trade, and companies are relocating to China...
  • Kasich Voted for NAFTA; Cost America 2.7 Million jobs, 112,500 lost in Ohio Alone!

    03/14/2016 6:52:26 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 6 replies
    NY 95.1 FM ^ | 3/11/16 | NY 95.1 FM
    While a member of Congress in 1993, now Ohio Governor John Kasich voted for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). It cost Ohio 112,500 jobs and cost all of America 2.7 Million Jobs according to the Economic Policy Institute. As unemployed Ohioans go to the voting booth to decide which Republican should be President, they shoul;d remember they're out of work because of John Kasich's vote. Veteran pollster Pat Caddell warns that Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s vote for the North American Free Trade Agreement during his tenure in Congress could cost him both his approval rating as governor and...
  • Kasich pins hopes on Ohio victory Tuesday. Then what?

    03/13/2016 6:41:47 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 55 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 3/13/16 | Dan Balz and Philip Rucker
    In the contest for the Republican presidential nomination, Ohio Gov. John Kasich is 0 for everything — a string of losses that has left him trailing front-runner Donald Trump and far back in fourth place in the delegate count. Can a victory in his home state on Tuesday change all that? The irrepressible Kasich believes it can. “I just had to be patient,” he said aboard his campaign bus en route to Cleveland on Saturday evening. He added, “I think [if] we win Tuesday, it’s a whole new ballgame.” Victory over Trump, he said, would show that “the emperor has...
  • Turning to Ohio, Trump cuts into Kasich (Kasich voted for NAFTA)

    03/13/2016 5:36:45 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 11 replies
    CNN ^ | 3/13/16 | Jeremy Diamond,
    Donald Trump is training his sights on Ohio Gov. John Kasich ahead of Tuesday's winner-take-all Ohio primary. The Republican front-runner spent more time here on Sunday attacking the Ohio governor than any other of his presidential rivals. And after spending more time in Ohio this weekend than any other state, Trump on Sunday announced he was scrapping a scheduled event in Florida to instead rally supporters once more in the Buckeye State. Trump will now stump Monday night in Youngstown, Ohio -- a city emblematic of the decline of the steel industry in Ohio and the broader Rust Belt. -snip-...
  • Face the Nation transcripts March 13, 2016 (Trump slams Kasich on NAFTA, TPP)

    03/13/2016 11:00:01 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 2 replies
    CBS News ^ | 3/13/16 | John Dickerson
    -snip- TRUMP: I could tell you about John Kasich. He's done a terrible job in Ohio, and people think he's done good job. He's losing his businesses. Real estate taxes have gone through the roof. He talks about not raising taxes. The real estate taxes in Ohio have gone through the roof. He approved NAFTA. He voted for NAFTA, which has destroyed Ohio. And now he's voting for TPP, which is going to be worse than NAFTA. They're going to take all the car industry, everything else out. His coal industry is dead. And his steel industry is dead. DICKERSON:...
  • Kasich Defends Trade Record Ahead of Ohio Primary (Defends NAFTA, TPP, China, Germany)

    03/13/2016 10:52:52 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 10 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 3/13/16 | ERIC MORATH AND KRISTINA PETERSON
    Ohio Gov. John Kasich defended his support for free trade Sunday, just days ahead of a critical primary for the Republican presidential candidate in his home state. Mr. Kasich’s support for the North American Free Trade Agreement and Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deals has made him a target of Donald Trump, the national frontrunner in the race for the GOP presidential nomination. “I’ve always been a fair trader and a free trader at the same time,” Mr. Kasich said on CBS’s Face the Nation. He added that “38 million Americans have jobs that are connected to trade. So we do want...
  • Kasich: Wall Street sometimes ‘swings towards greed’ (+ Defends NAFTA vote...)

    03/13/2016 8:02:13 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 7 replies
    The Hill ^ | 3/13/16 | Mark Hensch
    Gov. John Kasich (R-Ohio) on Sunday said that Wall Street is sometimes guilty of putting profit before the national good. -snip- “I think NAFTA has been basically a wash,” he said, citing the North American Free Trade Agreement as an example. “I don’t think we can walk away from free trade, but I’m for fair trade.”
  • Misspeaking Kasich hails ‘PTT’ trade deal (TPP)

    03/13/2016 7:43:00 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 17 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/14/16 | Bradford Richardson
    Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Thursday said he supports President Obama’s Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement — but referred to it as “PTT." “I’m a free-trader. I supported NAFTA, I believe in the PTT because it’s important those countries in Asia are an interface against China,” Kasich said at the Republican presidential debate in North Charleston, S.C.
  • Ohio lost 112,500 jobs due to trade with TPP countries

    03/13/2016 7:36:48 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 22 replies ^ | 3/7/16 | Olivera Perkins
    Ohio lost 112,500 jobs in 2015 resulting from the United States' trade deficit with countries that are part of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, according to an analysis by the Economic Policy Institute. That places Ohio sixth, in terms of the percentage of jobs lost to trade with TPP countries, among the 50 states and the District of Columbia ranked in the report released Thursday by the liberal Washington, D.C.-based think tank. The lost jobs represent nearly 2.2 percent of employment in Ohio, according to the analysis. The total number of lost jobs includes those directly and indirectly impacted by the...
  • Decades on, NAFTA still political flash point (Thousands of Ohio jobs sent to Mexico)

    03/13/2016 7:25:30 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 10 replies
    Toledo Blade ^ | 3/13/16 | TYREL LINKHORN
    It has been more than 20 years since the North American Free Trade Agreement went into effect, but you wouldn’t know it by listening to the leading presidential candidates from both major parties. International trade has emerged as a flash point this election cycle, and NAFTA is the powder keg. U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ full-on attack of the deal helped propel him to a major upset victory of Hillary Clinton in the Michigan Democratic primary this month. Even GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump has gotten in on the action, calling the trade deal between the United States, Mexico, and Canada...
  • John Kasich: TPP Trade Deal ‘Critical’

    03/13/2016 6:56:27 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 27 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/10/15 | Alex Swoyer
    MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin — GOP presidential candidate Ohio Gov. John Kasich came out in support of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement during the fourth GOP primary debate hosted by Fox Business, saying the deal is “critical.” “The trade agreement – the TPP – it’s critical to us not only for economic reasons and for jobs because there’s so many people who are connected to getting jobs because of trade, but it allows us to create not only economic alliances, but also potentially strateigic alliances against the Chinese,” Kasich argued in support of the nearly 6,000 page agreement –...
  • In Hard-Hit Ohio Steel Town, Trump and Sanders Resonate

    03/12/2016 11:11:58 PM PST · by blueplum · 37 replies
    NBC News ^ | 12 Mar 2016, 10:42 am ET | Leigh Ann Caldwell and Matt Rivera
    LORAIN, Ohio - The landscape here looks like a wasteland. And it's about to get worse. Two steel mills in this city, 30 miles west of Cleveland on Lake Erie, are set to close by the end of March, laying off hundreds of people in an area that has seen jobs slowly erode for more than two decades. The final 130 workers at Republic Steel will be out of work when the plant rolls its final order of steel tubular products for oil drilling and fracking equipment in two weeks. And at U.S. Steel, the final 200 workers will also...
  • Your Factories Are Moving To Mexico, John Kasich Voted For NAFTA And Supports TPP

    03/12/2016 4:37:44 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 25 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | 03/12/16 | Tim Hains
    Almost every time Donald Trump mentioned free trade or protecting American workers from low-paid foreign competition this weekend in Illinois and Ohio, he was interrupted by protesters. Last week, following Bernie Sanders' victory over Hillary Clinton in the Michigan Democratic primaries, CNN analyst Jan Jones said that, "an anti-free trade message is breaking through in the rust belt," and that it is "not good" for Hillary Clinton. Trump also won the Michigan primary with a strong anti-NAFTA message. "Right here [in Cleveland]," Trump said Saturday. "We've got on the left, you have Ford, the Ford Foundry," Trump said. "And...
  • Trump Attacks Kasich Over Free Trade, Says Governor Abandoned Ohio

    03/12/2016 3:37:48 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 12 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 3/12/16 | HEATHER HADDON
    Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump attacked Gov. John Kasich for supporting free-trade policies the billionaire businessman said have hurt Ohio’s job market and economy, and he accused the governor of abandoning the state while running for president. During a rally before several thousand supporters here on Saturday, Mr. Trump accused Mr. Kasich of letting the state’s coal and steel industries fade and said Ohio’s economy was only saved by the discovery of shale oil in recent years. He also accused the two-term governor of being weak on immigration, spending too much time in New Hampshire on the campaign trail and...
  • Donald Trump, John Kasich Square Off in Ohio on Trade, Job Creation

    03/12/2016 3:14:34 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3/12/16 | ALEX SWOYER
    GOP frontrunner Donald Trump separated himself from rival Ohio Gov. John Kasich during his morning and afternoon campaign rallies in Ohio on trade, specifically the Trans Pacific Partnership. “He’s now in favor of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). It is a disaster. It is going to ruin your car industry,” Trump said of Kasich during his Saturday afternoon campaign rally at the Cleveland I-X Center. That deal is very bad for a lot of reasons. Number one, you shouldn’t sign with that many countries. The document is almost 7,000 pages long. Nobody from our country has read it, believe me....
  • Trump Unleashes Negative Ad On Kasich [VIDEO]

    03/12/2016 3:00:50 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 7 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 3/11/16 | Alex Pappas
    With Ohio’s Republican presidential primary just days away, Donald Trump is taking aim at the state’s governor, rival GOP presidential candidate John Kasich, in a new attack video. -snip- “After John Kasich helped Wall Street predator Lehman Brothers destroy the world economy, he decided to run for governor of Ohio,” the narrator of the Trump ad says. “John Kasich has been an absentee governor, spending most of his time everywhere but Ohio. Especially Michigan, the latest disaster in his failing presidential bid. Kasich gave Ohio Obamacare and increased our budget more than any other governor in the U.S.”
  • Donald Trump knocks Kasich, media, protesters in Cleveland speech

    03/12/2016 2:48:02 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 16 replies ^ | 3/12/16 | Sara Dorn
    Donald Trump came out in full force against Ohio Gov. John Kasich in his home state on Saturday, accusing him of destroying the coal industry, knocking his involvement in Lehman Bros. and saying he is weak on immigration, among a slew of other criticisms. He also denounced Kasich for supporting the Trans Pacific Partnership trade agreement and the North American Free Trade Agreement.
  • Trump's Closing Pitch In The Rust Belt: Your Factories Are Moving To Mexico, John Kasich Voted NAFTA

    03/12/2016 2:32:52 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 58 replies
    RCP ^ | 3/12/16 | Tim Hains
    Trump's Closing Pitch In The Rust Belt: Your Factories Are Moving To Mexico, John Kasich Voted For NAFTA And Supports TPP. Almost every time Donald Trump mentioned free trade or protecting American workers from low-paid foreign competition this weekend in Illinois and Ohio, he was interrupted by protesters. -snip- "Right here [in Cleveland]," Trump said Saturday. "We've got on the left, you have Ford, the Ford Foundry," Trump said. "And that's moving to Mexico. And on the right you have Eaton. And that's moving to Mexico." "It is crazy, what we're doing to our country is crazy... I'm a conservative...
  • Protesters disrupt Trump rally in Dayton as he slams Kasich (for NAFTA vote)

    03/12/2016 10:34:55 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 20 replies
    Dayton Business Journal ^ | 3/12/16 | Dayton Business Journal
    Protesters attempted to storm the stage as Donald Trump was speaking at a rally in Dayton Saturday morning, prompting Secret Service agents to surround Trump. -snip- "Absentee Governor Kasich voted for NAFTA and NAFTA devastated Ohio - a disaster from which it never recovered," Trump Tweeted. "Kasich is good for Mexico!"

    03/12/2016 10:23:52 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 4 replies
    WND ^ | 3/11/16 | CURTIS ELLIS
    It’s election season, and that means it’s blizzard season – a blizzard of lies. The Michigan primary made it clear that the American people reject the free trade agenda of the donor class. Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders rode the anti-free trade wave to victory. In case any of the other candidates missed the point, a poll released this week provided further evidence that fealty to the myth of free trade is a sure-fire way to lose elections. Now that it’s clear how the American people feel, the presidential candidates are furiously trying to cover their tracks. The first question...

    03/12/2016 10:12:07 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 9 replies
    WND ^ | 3/11/16 | JEROME R. CORSI
    Backs free-trade deals sending employment overseas. Ohio Gov. John Kasich is an enthusiastic free-trade advocate who boasts of job growth during his two terms as Ohio governor, despite the state’s continued loss of manufacturing jobs to free-trade outsourcing and the transformation under his watch of its economy from high-paying, full-time jobs largely in manufacturing to lower-paying, part-time service jobs. When he was representing Ohio in the House of Representatives, Kasich voted for NAFTA and supported the measure to extend “Most Favored Nation” status to China under the auspices of the World Trade Organization, much as he now supports the quick...
  • Trump blames Kasich for economic collapse, NAFTA (Lehman Bros scandal, NAFTA)

    03/12/2016 10:06:14 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 12 replies
    The Hill ^ | 3/12/16 | Lydia Wheeler
    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Saturday blamed rival John Kasich for the economic collapse and the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). “Kasich was a managing director” at Lehman Brothers, Trump said at a rally in Dayton, Ohio, on Saturday. “He was right in there dealing with the big boys, all the people who dealt the horrible decisions." Trump ripped Kasich earlier this week for his time at the investment bank, claiming that the Ohio governor “helped Wall Street predator Lehman Brothers destroy the economy.” “He voted for NAFTA,” Trump said Saturday.
  • The "Free Trade" Agenda Threatens Our Rights

    03/12/2016 6:27:49 AM PST · by VitacoreVision · 4 replies
    The New American ^ | 28 August 2013 | Larry Greenley
    It was not so very long ago when a 33-year-old attorney spent much of his time during two seasonably hot weeks in his second-floor apartment in an Eastern city drafting an important document on a portable writing desk of his own design. Finally, a clean copy of his draft was submitted to an assembly of delegates, of which he was a member. Next, he spent an excruciating two and a half days while this assembly, sitting as a committee of the whole, edited every line of his draft. Finally, on July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress approved what we now...
  • Pat Caddell: When Trump Finds Out Kasich Voted for NAFTA, Kasich Will Lose Ohio

    03/11/2016 9:34:16 AM PST · by Sybeck1 · 69 replies ^ | 3/11/16
    Breitbart) – Veteran pollster Pat Caddell warns that Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s vote for the North American Free Trade Agreement during his tenure in Congress could cost him both his approval rating as governor and the critical state primary. “I believe — I haven’t gone back and looked — but I think he was in Congress in ’93 and if so, I’d bet you he voted for NAFTA. How much do you want to bet? Somebody ought to look that one up. That’s the real point this morning that could change the election in Ohio,” he told Breitbart News executive...
  • Council Of Foreign Relations: Building a North American Community. Task Force Member HEIDI S. CRUZ

    03/08/2016 6:52:28 AM PST · by Trumpinator · 98 replies
    cfr.or ^ | May 2005 | Council on Foreign Relations Press
    Building a North American Community Chairs: John P. Manley, Pedro Aspe, and William F. Weld Vice Chairs: Thomas P. D'Aquino, Andres Rozental, President, Mexican Council on Foreign Relations, and Robert A. Pastor, Professor and Founding Director of the Center for North American Studies, American University Press Releases: English | French | Spanish Sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations in association with the Canadian Council of Chief Executives and the Consejo Mexicano de Asuntos Internacionales. North America is vulnerable on several fronts: the region faces terrorist and criminal security threats, increased economic competition from abroad, and uneven economic development at...
  • When did America stop being great?

    03/06/2016 6:13:03 AM PST · by rickmichaels · 60 replies
    Maclean's ^ | March 2, 2016 | Scott Gilmore
    Every political challenger claims things have gone wrong and only they can set it right. In 2008, Barack Obama castigated the George W. Bush years and ran on the slogan of “Change.” In 1980, Ronald Reagan defeated Jimmy Carter by asking, “Are you better off than you were four years ago?” Twenty years before that, John F. Kennedy was elected by promising, “We can do better.” And the loudest voice in this year’s election, Donald Trump, is asking voters to “Make America great again”. But it’s not just Trump. Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz and the rest of the Republican...
  • Businessman J.J. Cafaro among big donors to Trump campaign

    02/26/2016 8:37:11 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 30 replies
    The Columbus Dispatch ^ | February 01, 2016 | Jessica Wehrman
    Among the litany of people that billionaire Donald Trump listed as giving to his veterans’ organization last week was a northeast Ohio businessman who pleaded guilty to making a false statement for not disclosing money given to his daughter’s failed congressional campaign. (SNIP) J.J. Cafaro also pleaded guility to a 2001 charge of attempting to bribe then-Rep. Jim Traficant, D-Youngstown.