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54anickel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-20-04 06:07 PM
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18. IMHO Using the term "Free Trade" in NAFTA is the misnomer that
is creating confusion in the current geopolitical debate. The economic theories and principals of free trade are not at all reflected in the NAFTA arrangement. They did a great disservice to the old economic theories of free trade in drafting the documents.
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  -This NAFTA thing SoFlaJets  Feb-19-04 10:07 AM   #0 
  - Good Intentions..  Robroy   Feb-19-04 10:14 AM   #1 
  - I tried that argument a few days ago with little success.  lovedems   Feb-19-04 10:20 AM   #2 
  - JMHO, The idea of "Competitive Advantage" was redefined or misuderstood  54anickel   Feb-19-04 10:22 AM   #3 
     - So, when Clinton signed NAFTA was it to be for the purpose of  lovedems   Feb-19-04 10:28 AM   #4 
        - Wasn't a big worry over jobs  mad_as_hell   Feb-19-04 02:57 PM   #8 
        - I don't know what was on Clinton's mind. I don't think it was necessarily  54anickel   Feb-19-04 02:58 PM   #9 
        - Was it to negate our democracy for World Union fascism?  mac2   Feb-21-04 11:53 AM   #21 
  - You are right.  buckeye1   Feb-19-04 10:32 AM   #5 
  - I am not anti-NAFTA  BayCityProgressive   Feb-19-04 11:56 AM   #6 
     - I'm not anti-NAFTA either.  seasat   Feb-19-04 02:36 PM   #7 
     - If you enfirce those things, then its not 'Free Trade'  cprise   Feb-19-04 05:49 PM   #11 
        - IMHO Using the term "Free Trade" in NAFTA is the misnomer that  54anickel   Feb-20-04 06:07 PM   #18 
     - Not true  cprise   Feb-19-04 05:42 PM   #10 
     - NAFTA has a chapter11 (I think thats the right #) If we or any country  Gin   Feb-19-04 07:34 PM   #12 
     - You'd better be against NAFTA if ..  mac2   Feb-21-04 12:02 PM   #22 
  - I have been reading all of these interesting replies and now I find  lovedems   Feb-19-04 09:19 PM   #13 
  - Many legislators raised these objections about NAFTA  cprise   Feb-20-04 09:22 AM   #15 
     - First of all, let me start by saying that I totally appreciate your  lovedems   Feb-20-04 11:12 AM   #16 
     - Insidious problems mean we have our work cut out for us  cprise   Feb-20-04 04:45 PM   #17 
        - I think I am starting to get it.  lovedems   Feb-20-04 08:58 PM   #19 
     - EU is not much different...  mac2   Feb-22-04 12:03 PM   #24 
        - No, you don't quite understand the EU  muriel_volestrangler   Feb-23-04 05:35 AM   #26 
  - NAFTA SUCKS!!!!  lams712   Feb-19-04 10:19 PM   #14 
  - Exactly....  kalian   Feb-21-04 09:17 AM   #20 
  - NAFTA is old my post #22  mac2   Feb-21-04 12:06 PM   #23 
  - NAFTA/Globalisation  Sorry.   Feb-22-04 02:39 PM   #25 
     - I heard Nader say this morning that both NAFTA and The WTO have a 6 month  Gin   Feb-23-04 11:28 AM   #27 

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