Tag: Trans Pacific Partnership
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A.G. GancarskiSeptember 23, 2016
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On Thursday evening, in front of a standing room only crowd of 300 people at Jacksonville University, Libertarian Vice-Presidential candidate William Weld expounded the message of fiscal conservatism and social liberalism. For those looking for an alternative to the two major parties, the Libertarian message – and Mr. Weld himself – provided it. Weld told […]

Scott PowersSeptember 19, 2016
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The Trans-Pacific Partnership may be getting little political love this election season, but the administration of President Barack Obama still is quietly pushing it, as at a meeting of small business leaders organized Monday by Business Forward. Terri Robl, director of regional economic policy and summit coordination for Western Hemisphere Affairs at the U.S. Department […]

Associated PressJuly 27, 2016
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Facing a backlash from the left, Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine is expected to affirm his liberal credentials in his first prime-time speech as Hillary Clinton‘s running mate. Kaine was speaking Wednesday to the Democratic National Committee as supporters of Clinton’s one-time Democratic rival Bernie Sanders warned that Kaine had yet to forcefully oppose the Trans-Pacific […]

Mitch PerryJuly 5, 2016
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The Democratic Party platform’s most recent draft was published Friday, and is ready for your reading enjoyment, before it’s reviewed and ultimately approved this coming weekend in Orlando. With Bernie Sanders‘ only leverage these days to exert as much of his influence as possible on this hallowed document, it is instructive to learn the Bernster […]

Mitch PerryMarch 18, 2016
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In a major announcement, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment Inc. said Thursday it will stop breeding captive killer whales. On the company’s blog, the company said it’s phasing out over the next three years theatrical performances featuring orcas. “We will introduce new, inspiring, natural orca encounters rather than theatrical shows, as part of our ongoing commitment to education, marine […]

Mitch PerryMarch 17, 2016
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The Tampa City Council on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution calling on elected officials in Congress to oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the controversial free trade agreement between the U.S. and 11 Pacific Rim nations. It’s intended to reduce trade barriers between the 12 countries by lowering tariffs on goods, coordinating regulations and much more. The proposal […]


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