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The World Trade Organization Is Destroying U.S. Sovereignty
Economy In Crisis, INC ( ^ | MARCH 13, 2016 | GEORGE BARLOW

Posted on 03/14/2016 5:53:27 PM PDT by gg188

For almost two decades the U.S. has been living with the results of joining the World Trade Organization (WTO). The WTO is a self-serving and undemocratic organization that operates outside of our control. The U.S. Constitution states that all treaties made under the authority of the United States become supreme law of the land (Article VI). When our government signed the WTO treaty, unbeknownst to most Americans — including our legislators — our sovereignty was given away.

What this means is that our laws, regulations and administrative procedures are now open to challenge.Why do we allow foreign individuals to dictate our trade policy? Shouldn’t we be governing ourselves?

The most recent example of this is last Monday where the World Trade Organization agreed to side with both China and India in cases concerning U.S.-imposed tariffs on products exported to America. The ruling was concerning America’s use of tariffs to tax certain imports dating back to 2007. This is outrageous to Americans as it should be none of their business how we conduct our affairs.

By purposefully undervaluing their currency, China already subsidizes their exports – some estimates put this subsidy at nearly 30 percent. This practice has allowed America’s trade deficit with China to balloon since China joined the WTO in 2001 when they held a small trade surplus of $84 billion with us. By 2010, that number had grown exponentially to $278 billion, growing over $21 billion per year on average.

With the U.S.-China trade deficit exploding, more job losses are forecast for the future. The Economic Policy Institute claims that unless the trade deficit is brought under control, 12 million information-based jobs in the U.S. will be highly susceptible in the future. This can be seen today in what some are calling the jobless “recovery.” Without jobs, there can be no recovery.

Beyond the quantifiable numbers of economic hardship here in America, the WTO is inherently wrong for other reasons. The organization has little to no transparency as all of its hearings are closed to the public. Whenever WTO members feel they have been wronged, they can file a complaint against the offending country. A panel of unelected bureaucrats then adjudicates the disputes. Nine out of ten times a complaint has been brought against the United States, the WTO panel has ruled against us.

Something must be done to fix our nation! We must get out of the WTO now!

TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Government
I have never seen one Cruzer-Globalist-No Border poster on FR mention the WTO---the single most important factor in any discussion of trade. To have an informed opinion on trade, one needs to have a full understanding of the World Trade Organization. Cruzers blindly accept TPP and Ted and Heidi's North American Union and TPA and NAFTA and don't have a clue of how this works and how the US is screwed so unfairly, and globalist US crony capitalists, Washington Cartel Professional Career Politicians, Donor-class and lobbyists are at the heart of it. Look at who gives to Cruz's Super Pacs---outfits like, for example, Club For Growth, who wishes to open all borders, keep the cheap labor coming in, and import millions of H1Bs to take all "good" jobs until they can get them offshored. Read Heidi Cruz's work as Trade Representative working for the White House (GWB) under globalist Robert Zoellrick. Just one example. Or read about TPP and why it WILL happen if Cruz were elected.

If you want to understand why our jobs have moved overseas, and why TRUMP IS 100% RIGHT about trade, you must understand the World Trade Organization.

1 posted on 03/14/2016 5:53:27 PM PDT by gg188
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To: gg188

Send in the Marines. Treaties like this are an act of war. Imprison any politicians on our side who supported this, and confiscate any assets they possess. Put their families out on the street!

2 posted on 03/14/2016 6:00:17 PM PDT by The Duke ( Azealia Banks)
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3 posted on 03/14/2016 6:00:37 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Facing Trump nomination inevitability, folks are now openly trying to help Hillary destroy him.)
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To: The Duke
The Trans-Pacific Partnership
4 posted on 03/14/2016 6:08:11 PM PDT by gg188 (Ted Cruz, R - Goldman Sachs)
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Do you have references for all you want us to read especially “Heidi Cruz’s work as Trade Representative working for the White House (GWB) under globalist Robert Zoellrick.”

If you really want to convert Cruzer’s you will have to have facts from the source.

5 posted on 03/14/2016 6:15:06 PM PDT by huldah1776 ( Vote Pro-life! Allow God to bless America before He avenges the death of the innocent.)
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We need someone to launch a legal challenge to these WTO tribunals etc on the grounds that they deny American citizens and corporations due process of law. Treaties may be the supreme law of the land but they cannot grant to any tribunal powers that the US government does not have under the Constitution. It would be a good precedent to have a treaty ruled unconstitutional.

"This Constitution, and the Laws of the United States which shall be made in Pursuance thereof; and all Treaties made, or which shall be made, under the Authority of the United States, shall be the supreme Law of the Land"

"We need someone" is not a copout. We need someone with standing, good lawyers, and deep pockets.

6 posted on 03/14/2016 6:16:16 PM PDT by omega4412
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To: gg188

Brought to you by the Republicans and Democrats.

Anti-American domestic terrorists.

7 posted on 03/14/2016 6:18:23 PM PDT by Ray76 (Judge Roy Moore for Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States)
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To: huldah1776
It's called the Internet. 1. You can view my FR posts of the last couple of months, or 2. you can use this amazing thing called Google.

Except for what's been scrubbed, Ted and Heidi's resumes and work history and policy work, before they worked in the Bush White House, during it, and since then, are widely available on the Internet.

When I make a decision like who should be president, I research it and believe it's worth the hours of research necessary to become fully informed. That would apply to anyone, especially in relation to globalism, immigration and trade, our most important issues, our existential issues.

I have posted a number of articles over the last couple of months, and FR of course requires that source material be provided.

8 posted on 03/14/2016 6:32:01 PM PDT by gg188 (Ted Cruz, R - Goldman Sachs)
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To: omega4412
The WTO is basically the global economic equivalent of the United Nations, to put it in general terms, except they exercise more power over U.S. sovereignty. They were preceded by "GATT." I encourage everyone to understand these organizations and politicians' positions on executing "treaties" and "trade agreements", which all are done under the WTO.

It's not an argument; didn't mean to sound argumentative. If you think we should be in the United Nations, then we should definitely do TPP, TPA, NAFTA and other coming global "treaties." If you think we should NOT be in the United Nations, we should run like hell from anyone who would give us TPA, TPP, NAFTA, etc. That's perhaps a good way to look at it short of doing a lot of reading on TPP, WTO, etc.

9 posted on 03/14/2016 6:36:54 PM PDT by gg188 (Ted Cruz, R - Goldman Sachs)
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Thanks! I’ll spend the time going through and reading all your posts. No problem.

10 posted on 03/14/2016 6:45:26 PM PDT by huldah1776 ( Vote Pro-life! Allow God to bless America before He avenges the death of the innocent.)
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I was just thinking you could add them to your links page! That would be excellent!

11 posted on 03/14/2016 6:47:12 PM PDT by huldah1776 ( Vote Pro-life! Allow God to bless America before He avenges the death of the innocent.)
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I criticized free trade yesterday and got a number of super
sophisticated (they thought) posts lecturing me on how simple minded I am and that free trade is so much better in the long run and I don’t know anything.

12 posted on 03/14/2016 7:23:06 PM PDT by odawg
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Treaties were made to be Broken, just ask the Indians.

13 posted on 03/14/2016 7:27:19 PM PDT by eyeamok
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To: gg188

It’s about freaking time someone said what you said in your post!

It’s the central core issue as to why congress fails to act in washington, as they should.

It’s why our votes for republican candidates have done us absolutely no good, and it’s the central core reason why the republican party is in a world of hurt in the eyes of the People!

It’s the central core reason why I am pushing so hard for Trump. Yes, he has a stage personality that leaves a LOT to be desired at times. But who freaking cares!! We are circling the drain and the man has a life boat, and if not, then he knows how to build one.

THIS IS our opportunity as an American People to take back our nation!! If we fail to grasp this folks, it’s gone. This is a one time opportunity to grab the golden ring.

Trump really doesn’t need this headache. He’s had a good life, he can go where ever he wants to, he doesn’t have to stay here and do this! He doesn’t need the abuse he’s receiving from the globalists who are out to cut all of our throats as well.

There’s more than one reason for the NSA to collect data on citizens..and unless something changes PDQ,we are ALL going to receive the just rewards of that data collection.

Think of Alexander S.’s Gulag.

And yes, Trump DOES need us to ‘’make america great again” because it’s a government for the people, by the PEOPLE.

He may not say directly a whole lot about the constitution, but that constitution is exactly what he’s working toward, and not the NWO perversion of it.

He is appealing directly to the PEOPLE, not to political parties, not to megabuck billionairs, not to world leaders for approval. He came to US for support because we need to be involved in this process and not lazing around letting someone else do it. That’s called vigilance. This is what the constitution was written FOR! Right now, he’s living it by example. That’s called leading!

Trump isn’t willing to lay down and take a beating. Nor does he expect us to, either. Yet, the media is promoting exactly how to be a victim, rather than standing strong. They are suckered into the delusion vortex.

We want this nation to be ‘saved’? It begins with the willingness to accept truth, and to recognize it, accept it, and grow to love it. It means changing your mind about what you’ve been believing, and seeing it for what it is.

When that happens, we are then in a position to BE evangelicals, and ask God to show us HIS truth. But as long as we are willing to believe the lie, and live with that lie, there isn’t any way we can repent of it, and the land can’t be healed.

These end days are marked by a delusion which comes over the whole earth. The NWO is a part of that lie. Leaders throughout history have attempted to create that one world government, and have been unsuccessful. The one world government is an unholy endeavour. We HAVE to become aware of those who are working furiously to promote it, even subtly.

I don’t know if Trump will be given a short time of leadership as president of the usa or not. But whether he does or he doesn’t, some people have been woken up, and that’s a very precious thing.

No, Trump isn’t a savior, but I might be willing to call him a moment of God’s grace before we are struck again by those who call evil good, and good evil.

I think we are being given a break for a moment so we can make some decisions, a pause if you will...grace. Thank God for it, and use the time wisely.

Remember, resist the devil and he will back off. But he’s going to circle the camp like a ravenous wolf (my own paraphrase). An example of that is the short period of time after 911 when it seemed like America had returned and flavored the nation (like salt) for a couple of weeks. TPTB backed off as long as we were diligent and faithful to pray, and to take back that moment.


And after about 3 weeks, the angry lion was back in full force passing things like the Patriot Act and other laws to melt American Sovereignty. Now look at where we are!! Our current condition is worse than the first!

We not only don’t have jobs, not only are they importing labor to replace us, but they’re importing horribly sick, infectious diseases in people which exposes the entire populace.

THINK people!! Wake up!!

14 posted on 03/14/2016 8:22:13 PM PDT by PrairieLady2 (When you Cruz, you looze. Bye, Bye Cruz.)
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