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  • Dec 17th, 2013 @ 9:52am

    The TPP as a security threat

    I feel I must disagree with Rep. Alan Grayson when he gave his opinion on the TPP "trade agreement," saying:
    "1) There is no national security purpose in keeping this text secret."

    If you agree with tax-payer supported U.S. security organizations that information about 911-type bombings of buildings and infrastructure are so dangerous that facts about them must be kept secret, ...

    ... then it should be OBVIOUS that any attack that virtually destroys our Congress, state legislatures, and local assemblies, in one, swift blow, would be the greatest danger to the continued existence of our nation ever devised and that facts that might expose details would be considered as "SECRET" by some. Especially by those who would benefit from a successful attack.

    Since the secret TPP would essentially negate people's democratic participation in decision-making across our land as well as in other "partner" nations, it would with a few pen strokes destroy democratic institutions more thoroughly than if actual bombs had been used. It represents the greatest threatened attack on Democracy the world has ever known, and THUSIS indeed a Security Issue.

    In THIS case, however, the greatest threat to security is by keeping its terms secret and undebated.