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Response to TomCADem (Reply #3)

Wed Jun 1, 2016, 01:17 AM

17. Your assumptions are false.

Opposing the trade agreements is not the same as opposing trade.

Mistaken, purposely mistaken assumption intended to confuse those who don't know what you are talking about.

The trade agreements have nothing to do with free trade.

In fact, they impose limits on countries by requiring that countries enact certain laws and policies in order to be able to trade with the US.

That is not free trade. That is an agreement that imposes rules on the people who live in countries.. That is an agreement through which powerful people, wealthy people take away the human right of self-determination from working people in countries around the world.

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