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U.S. lawmaker wants openness on TPP pact

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By MATTHEW PENNINGTON

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Openness?

OF COURSE!

Why would it be otherwise?

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Sorry, but it looks as though America is increasingly opposed to TPP. Neither the senate nor the congress support it, and Obama has almost no political capital left to spend. If America's position on TPP is as well thought out as the president's other policies, look out. It seems everything Obama touches turns to poop.

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" The other TPP nations are Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru and Singapore."

These countries were the initial instigators of TPP. Somewhere along the way, the USA inserted itself and became boss. I think Canada might be a new addition. What scares me about Canada and USA is that they will use TPP to force other countries to accept their GMO foods along with the laws that protect themselves and their products.

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And yet the Japanese government wants more secrecy. Go figure.

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smithinjapan,

It doesn't figure, does it?

"Secrecy" and "agreement" just don't go together.

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TPP is a trojan horse to enact legislation pushed by the Obama administration which would never pass congress by itself. The US representatives for TPP do not negotiate on behalf of the American people. If Congress does not put a strict control on the negotiations they can just as well abolish themselves.

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