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Keeping Americans out of "the loop."
 
In headlines today, we report that Japan is offering to slash protections for domestic meat products as part of ongoing negotiations with the United States over the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, which involves 12 countries and 40 percent of the global economy.

On Wednesday, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren criticized the secretive nature of trade talks. "So the question is, why are the trade talks secret? You’ll love this answer. Boy, the things you learn on Capitol Hill. I actually have had supporters of the deal say to me 'They have to be secret, because if the American people knew what was actually in them, they would be opposed.'"

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Over the last 40 years, the U.S. government has relied on extreme fear-mongering to demonize transparency. In sum, every time an unwanted whistleblower steps forward, we are treated to the same messaging: You’re all going to die because of these leakers and the journalists who publish their disclosures! Lest you think that’s hyperbole, consider this Read more
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Not talked about, never "reported" on, the real day-to-day existence is getting increasingly more fragile.
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The very pompousness of such a statement is precisely why people of his "ilk" are so despised.  "Holier than thou!"  What an ego, it's my belief that he suffers from a Napoleon complex as well.   

#bloomberg   #secondtogod   #godlike  
Michael Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York City, said it’s his work for more gun control — along with his anti-smoking and healthy eating campaigns — that have won him God’s favor and a sure spot behind the Pearly Gates.
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The Obama administration has gone to extraordinary lengths to keep a short phrase describing President Bush's authorization of the torture program secret.
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Makes you wonder, no?  How coincidental .....................
The Heartbleed security flaw that exposes a vulnerability in encryption has reportedly extended its reach beyond Web services. The Wall Street Journal reports some network products created by Cisco and Juniper
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As far as "true" economic indicators go you simply can not beat the Baltic Dry Index. 
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Always informative, not what you'd like to hear but more real (and believable) than either the stock markets or the employment statistics.
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