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Latest free trade plan would be detrimental to U.S. interests The public needs to be aware of the potential impact of the latest “free trade” proposal being rapidly developed in secret, labeled the Trans-Pacific Partnership [TPP]. Like NAFTA, it is even more dangerous. It is not just a trade deal but provides corporate protectionism that would affect our daily lives. Here are five concerns. 1) It connects the United States to 11 (at present) Pacific ...


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janesjoys
August 17, 2013
3:22 a.m.

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Re: George Nigriny - Criticizing any President and his policies is certainly acceptible, but this was blatant racism. Maybe you should actually look at the clip of this guy inciting the crowd and the clown with a broom stick sticking up his @@@@@ and the exaggerated facial features. I would be interested to know if you find this great amusement. Luckily, our free speech is protected and this disgusting display of racism can be expressed without being subjected to a fatwa.

wmarincic
August 17, 2013
7:10 a.m.

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jane, jane jane, I believe it was 1994 that a Rodeo Clown wore a Bush mask, where is the outrage. The reason that the audience was in a frenzy is because most people that have a clue about what is going on in this country KNOW that Obama is a joke. Most thinking people do not like Obama. Rather than uniting the country Obama has spent five years dividing it. Before you show your disdain for this you need to show equal disdain when it is Bush, or Romney, or even that fool Boehner.

janesjoys
August 17, 2013
8:36 a.m.

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I don't believe that racism was the motive with the Bush mask. Besides - who said I wasn't outraged?

wmarincic
August 17, 2013
10:22 a.m.

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I don't believe that the Obama mask was racism? Why do you think so? Is it only racism when it is white on black or can others be racist? I'm tired of the whole race issue period, I treat people according to their character not their color.

janesjoys
August 17, 2013
1:15 p.m.

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I admire you for your lack of prejudice and I wish that were true of all Americans. I believe that playing with the exaggerated lips on the mask and the broom stick raise this issue to to a level of racism. I, too am tired of the race issue and wish we did not have to continue to fight discrimination, but as I said, not all are as tolerant as you, whether white, black or whatever.

buzzy
August 18, 2013
8:06 a.m.

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Unfortunately it has become a norm in today's America.If you are not a rapper,thug or minority and use the N word your racist.If you are white and are critical of something that is said or done by a minority or God forbid you are a racist. The president has become more Teflon then John Gotti (for those of you under a rock organized crime) and his blind supporters wrap him in this cloak of if your critical your racist. How do you know the intent was racist? Did the thought ever occur to you that people just might not like him,much like the detractors of Geroge Bush used consistent buffoon and obscene parodies of him and others before him? But wait this president is half black so he is protected from criticism in parody or for real.

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