Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, in a statement to reporters at the Pentagon on December 19, criticized the actions of the Chinese Navy in a close encounter with a U.S. vessel in the South China Sea on December 5.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership is aimed at integrating the economic, legal, and political systems of Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, Vietnam — and the United States. As such, it proposes a radical, unconstitutional transformation of our republic and of the entire governing structure of our nation.
At Nelson Mandela’s memorial in South Africa, President Obama eulogized the former terrorist group leader and socialized with dictators of communist, Marxist, and Fascist regimes.
While "We the People" and our elected officials in Congress are being denied access to the negotiations and text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, big corporations, labor unions, and environmental NGOs are being given special access.