Tag: The Real Deal

TPP 101 : A Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement Primer – For An American Audience

Column – Carolyn Betts The Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement is a proposed regional international trade agreement that has been under negotiation since 2005 among Pacific Rim nations, currently numbering the following twelve: TPP 101 : A Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement Primer As Written For An American Audience By Carolyn Betts, Esq. – May 18, 2015 A note from Catherine Austin Fitts: As the Obama Administration moves forward aggressively with the TPP, I felt it was important for Solari Report subscribers to have an introduction and overview of the basic facts and issues involved. After much searching, I could not find such a presentation, so I asked attorney Carolyn Betts to prepare one for the Solari Report. As always, Carolyn has done an excellent job of giving us an overview of a highly complex legal agreement – one that could have a profound impact on our work and lives. The fundamental issue at hand is whether the nations involved in TTP are going to be sovereign nations or whether we are going to introduce global government by using trade agreements to override national, state and local laws – often without the involvement, agreement and concurrence of the authorizing legislators – and do so in a format that gives large corporations extraordinary rights, making them superior in legal powers to people and governments. What is the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement? The...

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Solari: The Assassination of JFK with Peter Janney

Column – Catherine Austin Fitts I was standing in the subway station in Philadelphia when I heard the news. The President has been shot. My first thought was the same as millions of people around the world. They killed him. The grief that day was unbearable. Camelot had … The Presidency and Assassination of John F. Kennedy with Peter Janney by Catherine Austin Fitts “Without debate, without criticism, no administration and no country can succeed – and no republic can survive.” ~John F. Kennedy I was standing in the subway station in Philadelphia when I heard the news. “The President has been shot.” My first thought was the same as millions of people around the world. “They killed him.” The grief that day was unbearable. Camelot had come to a sudden, brutish end. Next week marks the 50th anniversary of that day. A president who was leading a profound change was replaced by public execution in an invisible coup d’etat. This Thursday we will post my interview with author Peter Janney about the Presidency and assassination of John F. Kennedy, Jr. and what it means to the state of the state today. If I could read only one book on those times, it would be Peter’s Mary’s Mosaic. Peter’s history centers around Kennedy’s lover and confidante, Mary Meyer, who was assassinated after Kennedy. It reflects a deep understanding of...

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