Not having television at all is making it a bit harder to follow the news but a friend called to tip me off about this bad new trade deal between Nancy Pelosi and the Bush Administration. Anytime I see a trade deal supported by the Chamber of Commerce and the National Association of Manufacturers I don't need to look much farther. The bad part is we can't look much farther on this deal because its details are secret. Oops, that's another big red flag.
Recent trade deals have been very bad for working people, the backbone of the Democratic Party. How long will we continue selling out their jobs in the name of "free" trade? How long until we awaken to the reality that if we don't begin adopting "fair" trade we're doomed? NAFTA was the giant sucking sound Ross Perot warned us about. That giant sucking sound took millions of good, middle class American jobs and shipped them south of the border. Those folks are now driving trucks and greeting you at Wal-Mart.
How many times are we going to allow the DLC Democrats to screw over working people before we stand up and say no, not again? It won't be, folks, until the unions and the working people stop contributing money to Democratic candidates and causes. Face it, there's only one thing they understand above all else: $$$$$. Money talks and b*llsh#t walks. While we're discussing accountability in Washington let's also hold our own leaders accountable. If Nancy Pelosi is going to join forces with the Chamber and NAM the rest of us have a duty to call her out on the issue.
Enough is enough, we've lost too many jobs. Enough is enough, we've given too much.