11/6/2015

The Trans-Pacific Partnership

Filed under: Obama Whacked — 10:02 am

The Trans-Pacific Partnership

11/1/2015

Here Are 16 Times Obama Promised No “Boots On The Ground” In Syria

Filed under: Obama Whacked,Pentagon Whacked,Russia — 3:10 pm

Here Are 16 Times Obama Promised No “Boots On The Ground” In Syria “So again, I repeat, we’re not considering any open-ended commitment. We’re not considering any boots-on-the-ground approach.”

10/13/2015

Once More: The TPP Agreement Is Not A Free Trade Agreement, It’s A Protectionist Anti-Free Trade Agreement

Once More: The TPP Agreement Is Not A Free Trade Agreement, It's A Protectionist Anti-Free Trade Agreement.

5/30/2015

TISA: Yet Another Leaked Treaty You’ve Never Heard Of Makes Secret Rules for the Internet

A February 2015 draft of the secret Trade In Services Agreement (TISA) was leaked again last week, revealing a more extensive and more recent text than that of portions from an April 2014 leak that we covered last year.

TISA: Yet Another Leaked Treaty You’ve Never Heard Of Makes Secret Rules for the Internet – Electronic Frontier Foundation

4/6/2015

Chuck Schumer bucks White House on Iran

Filed under: Congress Whacked,Israel,Obama Whacked — 6:52 pm

No surprise here. Schumer has dual citizenship with Israel. One would think that this dual-citizenship is a conflict of interest, but the identies are hidden and Congress is exempt from FOIA requests, so remember this when you see Israel continue to get ‘SPECIAL’ treatment on a wide variety of issues.

Chuck Schumer bucks White House on Iran.

Here is a semi-current list of those Obama and congress members with dual Israeli citizenship, albeit a bit dated.

OBAMA ADMINISTRATION [Current] [9] Jack Lew – Chief of Staff to the President David Plouffe – Senior Advisor to the President Danielle Borrin – Associate Director, Office of Public Engagement; Special Assistant to the Vice Preisdent Gary Gensler – Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Dan Shapiro – Ambassador to Israel Gene Sperling – Director National Economic Council Mary Schapiro – Chairwoman of the Securities and Exchange Commission Steven Simon – Head of Middle East/North Africa Desk at the National Security Council Eric Lynn – Middle East Policy Advisor

PAST OBAMA ADMINISTRATION [13] Rahm Emanuel (2009-2010) Chief of Staff to the President David Axelrod (2009-2011) Senior Advisor to the President Elena Kagan (2009-2010) Solicitor General of the United States Peter Orszag (2009-2010) Director of the Office of Management and Budget Lawrence Summers (’09-’11) Director National Economic Council Mona Sutphen (2009-2011) Deputy White House Chief of Staff James B. Steinberg (’09-’11 ) Deputy Secretary of State Dennis Ross (2009-2011 ) Special Assistant to the President, Senior Director for the Central Region to the Secretary of State Ronald Klain (2009-2011) Chief of Staff to the Vice President Jared Bernstein (2009-2011) Chief Economist and Economic Policy Advisor to the Vice President Susan Sher (2009-2011) Chief of Staff to the First Lady Lee Feinstein (2009) Campaign Foreign Policy Advisor Mara Rudman (2009) Foreign Policy Advisor Sources: White House

112 CONGRESS (current) THE US SENATE [13] Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) Barbara Boxer (D-CA) Benjamin Cardin (D-MD) Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) Al Franken (D-MN) Herb Kohl (D-WI) Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) Joseph Lieberman (Independent-CT) Carl Levin (D-MI) Bernard Sanders (Independent-VT) Charles Schumer (D-NY) Ron Wyden (D-OR) Michael Bennet (D-CO)

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES [27] Gary Ackerman (D-NY) Shelley Berkley (D-NV) Howard Berman (D-CA) Eric Cantor (R-VA) David Cicilline (D-RI) Stephen Cohen (D-TN) Susan Davis (D-CA) Ted Deutch (D-FL) Eliot Engel (D-NY) Bob Filner (D-CA) Barney Frank (D-MA) Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) Jane Harman (D-CA) Steve Israel (D-NY) Sander Levin (D-MI) Nita Lowey (D-NY) Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) Jared Polis (D-CO) Steve Rothman (D-NJ) Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) Allyson Schwartz (D-PA) Adam Schiff (D-CA) Brad Sherman (D-CA) Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) Henry Waxman (D-CA) John Yarmuth (D-KY)

It is next to impossible to find out this info:

Dual Citizens in Congress? » CounterPunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names.

12/21/2014

Proposal of New Provisions Applicable to All Services of the secret TISA negotiations

Proposal of New Provisions Applicable to All Services of the secret TISA negotiations.

12/9/2014

NYTimes Dealbook’s Dishonest Salvo at Elizabeth Warren Over Calling Out an Unqualified Nominee for Treasury Post

Filed under: Obama Whacked,Treasury Whacked — 9:43 am

NYTimes Dealbook's Dishonest Salvo at Elizabeth Warren Over Calling Out an Unqualified Nominee for Treasury Post.

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