Glenn Beck correctly says that the left, the progressives, have always dreamed of global command and control governance. They first tried it with Woodrow Wilson’s League of Nations, which promptly fell apart. Out of World War II came the United Nations, but over the years it has become discredited and disjointed.
But one thing we know about progressives – they never give up.
Next up for them is the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and its lesser known cousin the US-EU Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). It is estimated that, should it be enacted, the TPP alone will control $27 trillion, or more than 40 percent of the entire world’s GDP.
We all know what the job of Washington lobbyists are. Their entire purpose for being is to purchase favors and loopholes from the government on behalf of the large multi-national corporations they represent. Beck’s team researched TPP and in doing so, they found something astonishing. Over the last eight years of Obama’s reign, lobbyists have taken in $2.6 billion to spread around for their various causes, of which we assume are many. But fully one third of all that money raised has been spent to push pro-TPP interests. Over thirty percent has been consumed by one issue. Wonder why that is?
And why is the TPP such a huge…
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