Archives for May 21, 2015

Sessions on the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA)

From US Senator Jeff Sessions: “…here are the top five concerns about the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) that must be fully understood and addressed before passage:” “Consolidation Of Power In The Executive Branch. TPA eliminates Congress’ ability to amend or debate trade implementing legislation and guarantees an up-or-down vote on a far-reaching international agreement before […]

U.S. backs down on trade dispute

FA Note: This article exemplifies the use of international law and trade agreements to nullify U.S. sovereignty and consumer protections. Facing threatened retaliation from Canada over “country of origin” meat labelling ruled unlawful by the World Trade Organization, the U.S. Congress moved quickly on Wednesday to start to repeal the requirement. “In light of the World Trade […]

Western Ranchers Sustain Big Grazing Victory at Appeals Court

Two ranching organizations, an Arizona ranch, and an Arizona rancher today won a major victory at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit when a three-judge panel affirmed a ruling by an Arizona federal district court that granted them summary judgment over a demand by environmental groups that grazing permits be revoked and […]

The EPA myth of “Clean Power”

There are many things I do not like about the Environmental Protection Agency, but what angers me most are the lies that stream forth from it to justify programs that have no basis in fact or science and which threaten the economy. Currently, its “Clean Power” plan is generating its latest and most duplicitous Administer […]