On this Veterans Day, Nicole Sandler suggests creating more veterans by bringing our troops home. Sadly, that's not the current trajectory. On today's show, Nicole recaps last night's 4th GOP debate, dips into the Oy FloriDUH files with Deborah Newell Tornello, and revisits the TPP now that the full text is public with Global Trade Watch's Melinda St. Louis
Today, Nicole Sandler discusses the aftermath of a few storms- from South Carolina to the latest mass shooting in Oregon, to the Trans Pacific Partnership that's back in the news. Today's guests are Melinda St. Louis of Global Trade Watch, journalist Gaius Publius, and the Gliberal Goddesses (GottaLaff, Amy Simon and Nicole). Lots to discuss today!
Nicole talks about the Democrats habit of self sabotage, underscored by their ridiculous vote on the Keystone XL pipeline last night. Crooks & Liars' Susie Madrak joins in to discuss the latest news, and Global Trade Watch's Melinda St. Louis updates us on the Trans Pacific Partnership
Most Americans have no clue what the TPP is, but we all need to know. So today, we talked a bit about the Trans Pacific Partnership. It's the newest so-called "Free Trade" agreement - which seems to deal with a lot more than just trade. Our friends at Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch put lots of information about this very secretive deal on a new website, ExposeTheTPP.org to educate us all. Let's start with this short video: Global Trade Watch research director Ben Beachly joined me on the show this morning to talk about it... but if you still want [...]