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TPP Tweets for January 14th

Written by  Emilianne Slaydon

Please join our Twitter storm on Tuesday, January 14th at 9pm Eastern. You can use the PDA map to find out what TPP issues are of interest/concern to your Congress Member.

Welcome to @TPPMediaMarch @OWSTradeJustice @OccupyWallSt Storm "Stop the Global Domination of #WallStreet#VoteNoTPPFastTrack!” JOIN US!
 
#TPP=Trans-Pacific Partnership: a secret #CorporateNationhood global trade/investment pact negotiated by corps&US gov’t #VoteNoTPPFastTrack 
 
What's all the #TPP fuss about?? What u need to know: http://www.pdamerica.org/issues/economic-and-social-justice/stop-the-tpp/item/1974-tpp-talking-points  #VoteNoTPPFastTrack
 
The #FoundingFathers were activists! What would they think of the state of our union 2dy? http://stopfasttracknow.org #VoteNoTPPFastTrack
 
Trans-Pacific Partnership #TPP bill analysis found here: bit.ly/1eKHDVq 
 
Prepare to #TPP kiss goodbye unimportant stuff like #Jobs #FoodSafety #InternetFreedom #OrganicFarms #FinancialRegs#VoteNoTPPFastTrack
 
#WeThePeople aren't against trade, give us #FairTrade that respects #HumanRights #InternetFreedom #BuyUSA & #NoGMO #VoteNoTPPFastTrack
 
#TPP = Benefits for #Banksters - #WallStreet will roll back safeguards passed to control banks/securities firms. http://bit.ly/19l4xVq 
 
#TPP would be a #Hollywood wet dream/restrict #IntellectualProperty laws across the entire globe http://nws.mx/1frPyMh #VoteNoTPPFastTrack
 
#TPP requires trading partners 2 have clauses that elevate #ForeignInvestor rights above domestic investors & govt's #VoteNoTPPFastTrack 
 
#TPP makes internat'l corps more powerful than govt's & limits govt's ability to make legislation protecting the interests of their citizens
 
#TPP = litigation by corporations suing governments for perceived losses in offshore tribunals #VoteNoTPPFastTrack #StopMonsanto #GMOLobby 
 
Think #Monsanto has the most powerful #TPP lobbyists in #Congress? No. #Hollywood big studio lobbyists/$320m in 3yrs http://nws.mx/1frPyMh 
 
 
#Congress must oversee #trade negotiations to ensure the safety of our #jobs #food #environment #InternetRights#VoteNoTPPFastTrack 
 
Leaked text reveals #TPP would expand the controversial system of extreme corporate privileges: #InvestorState regime. #VoteNoTPPFastTrack 
 
The @USTradeRep statement on #TPPFastTrack is full of lies, half-truths & misleading statements. http://bit.ly/1d0ZC77 #VoteNoTPPFastTrack
 
Why is this man #TPP smiling? Fight back!! Call #Congress 202 224-3121 #VoteNoTPPFastTrack http://on.fb.me/1cWRhEQ
 
Too shy 2 #TPP talk w ur #HouseRep? No more! Easy talking points here: http://bit.ly/1bA1RSw #VoteNoTPPFastTrack @citizenstrade
 
What's a #TPP OpEd? Step-by-step tutorial to make u a PRO & get u published! http://bit.ly/1cmR0b8 #VoteNoTPPFastTrack
 
#TPPFastTrack vote = a deal that'll hurt hardworking Americans & haunt every Rep or Dem who votes for it. -Chamberlain/ExecDir @DFAaction 
 
Got 5 min? Help us FLOOD #Congress w phone calls 202 224-3121 to #VoteNoTPPFastTrack; script found here: http://cms.fightforthefuture.org/tpp/
 
 
It's time to return our gov't to 'of the ppl, for the ppl, by the ppl'. Contact YOUR #HouseRep 202 224-3121 & DEMAND a #VoteNoTPPFastTrack!
 
 
Best way 2 raise #TPP awareness? Write a LetterTotheEditor, tips on how to found here: http:// bit.ly/1dlYcqd #VoteNoTPPFastTrack
 
So, u wrote a kick-ass OpEd, but don't know where to send it? No prob! w/ handy zip code news finder: http://bit.ly/1btwUuN @pdamerica 
 
Do u know how to get that #TPP OpEd u just wrote, published?? Great tips here! http://bit.ly/1gWnTQB @pdamerica #VoteNoTPPFastTrack
No need for snail mail, use this speedy hand-delivery service for ur #VoteNoTPPFastTrack lttr 2 #Congress http://bit.ly/1j1L5vW 
 
#TPP destroys small family #organic farms by forcing them into competition w subsidized inhumane biotech agribusinesses #VoteNoTPPFastTrack 
 
#GMOs DO NOT #FeedTheWorld, farming w healthy soil does. #VoteNoTPPFastTrack so ur #EatLocal farmer can continue feeding u!#StopMonsanto
 
Don't bet the farm with toxic global trade agreements! http://on.fb.me/KW5wQB #TPP #VoteNoTPPFastTrack
 
Is #TPP a #FastTrack 2 #FreeTrade? Or $.25 hr wage/filthy food/global policing by #Monsanto pushing #RoundUP & #GMO animals?#JustKillMeNow
 
How'll #TPP affect our safe drinking H2O? Increased #AntibioticResistance due to explosion of hog CAFOs & #Fracking for #LNG exports.
 
Who are the biggest losers w the #TPP? A healthy #environment#MotherNature, our children & future generations. #VoteNoTPPFastTrack
 
MT @keithellison 'Seriously guys, #TPPFastTrack fight is on. Fans of it want 2 make US wages competitive w #Vietnam.' #VoteNoTPPFastTrack
 
MT @repmarkpocan 'It's unwise 4 #Congress to ram thru #trade deals w/o oversight. I oppose.' #VoteNoTPPFastTrack http://t.co/uKxaL08gyM 
 
MT @KimDotcom #TPP is basically a world domination treaty for American corporations.' http://t.co/Oyx9rbPVEp @MaxKeiser
 
Celebs eating #organic@GwynethPaltrow @BradPittsPage @giseleofficial, tweet them 2 join our #TPP talk & stop #GMOLobby going global!
 
#TPP talk broken down into easy bite-sized manageable pieces here: http://bit.ly/1hKxtZD @citizenstrade #VoteNoTPPFastTrack 
 
Thanks @aplusk for deservedly shaming @Walmart & @mmflint for all u do for 99%. Pls JOIN US & @AbbyMartin in raising #TPP awareness!
 
These celebs are outspoken re #environment, tweet them to JOIN US in #TPP talk: @LeoDiCaprio @BenAffleck @yokoono @Mruff221 #fracking#LNG 
 
Thx @billmaher @ColbertReport @jonstewartshow @TheDailyShow for all u do, but why not JOIN US & @AbbyMartin in #TPP talk?
 
If u love 2 eat #GMOFree #RealFood, drink H20 uncontaminated by #fracking or #AntibioticResistance, then u must DEMAND#VoteNoTPPFastTrack!
 
Upload YOUR #TPP protest photo, write a message on a piece of paper & hand your smartphone to a neighbor, et viola! http://on.fb.me/JVKoK5 
 
#Congress returns home Jan. 20-24. Call 2dy to set-up a home visit in their office. Great oppt'y 2 tell them LIVE to #VoteNoTPPFastTrack!
 
EXTRA CREDIT! Watch online: www.weactradio.com/roundtable - hear about #TPP from experts like @AlanGrayson & others who work for#WeThePeople!
 
Thx for Storming w @TPPMediaMarch @OWSTradeJustice @OccupyWallSt#OccupyTPP by asking YOUR HouseRep to #VoteNoTPPFastTrack202 224-3121!

Tweets from January 7th

Welcome to @TPPMediaMarch TwitterStorm! We must keep the pressure on #Congress to #VoteNoTPPFastTrack, JOIN US!! RT
 
URGENT!! Call To Action Wed Jan 8: contact YOUR #HouseRep http://www.house.gov & demand a #VoteNoTPPFastTrack! 202 224-3121 RT
 
Not sure how to talk #TPP w YOUR #HouseRep? Be a Pro in 5 min, EASY talking points here: http://www.pdamerica.org/issues/economic-and-social-justice/stop-the-tpp/item/1974-tpp-talking-points RT
 
Don't be shy, be a Leader! Introduce #TPP news to YOUR town. Tips on composing LettersToEditor here: http:// bit.ly/1dlYcqd RT
 
Want 2 write an OpEd, but don't know where to send it? Find out here w/ handy zip code news finder: http://bit.ly/1btwUuN @pdamerica RT
 
So u wrote a #TPP OpEd, now how to get it published?? Great tips here! http://bit.ly/1gWnTQB RT
 
It's EASY to write a #TPP OpEd, read this one from Savannah GA & JOIN US! http://bit.ly/1btwUuN RT http://auburnpub.com/news/opinion/mailbag/letter-tpp-no-benefit-to-ordinary-citizens/article_ab697073-f7d5-5872-a58f-577025850ed2.html
 
Is ur state representd by #GeneticallyModifiedPoliticians? Hint: logic&science-resistant/but extremely lobbyist-tolerant #VoteNoTPPFastTrack
 
Tell @NancyPelosi (202) 225-0100 to speak out against #TPPFastTrack! http:// bit.ly/1cyFsFt RT
 
5 good reasons why we SHOULD NOT support toxic global trade agreements like the #TPP: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bob-burnett/trans-pacific-partnership_b_4479420.html RT
 
 
Help us FLOOD #Congress with phone calls 202 224-3121 to #VoteNoTPPFastTrack; script found here: http://cms.fightforthefuture.org/tpp/ RT
 
 
Working families speak out against #TPP! - @AFLCIO http://bit.ly/Jb1Fim @CDrakeFairTrade RT
 
 
.@rosadelauro opposes #TPP bc seafood from #Vietnam was refused US entry 206x for contamination/filthy/antibiotics http://bit.ly/1bTTiDL 
 
#Vietnam's violated food safety rules 8 out of 10 times when inspected, wrkrs rarely get min 4days/month off http://bit.ly/1bTTiDL #NoTPP
 
'Our job in #Congress is 2 represent the ppl/not CEO interests to find the cheapest labor' - @MarkPocan http://bit.ly/1bTTiDL RT
 
#Obama @USTradeRep say #TPP's a win-win, but as US exports grew/Colombia’s exports dropped 40% previously http://bit.ly/1dhWGoS
 
Call for an end to the #WTO, demand economic justice for small family farmers in developing nations http://bit.ly/1jIMISq #GMO RT
 
#Monsanto's been falsely claiming higher food yields for 20 yrs w/o 1 commercial example of it actually happening http://www.soilassociation.org/gm
 
#GMO farmers are switching back to conventional farming. Say NO to #TPP! #VoteNoTPPFastTrack! http://bit.ly/18x9NzK RT
 
'Control oil & u control nations, control food & u control the people.' - Henry Kissinger http://bit.ly/1hIDZ3d #VoteNoTPPFastTrack
 
 
#TPP #GMOs won't #FeedTheWorld, CSA will, ppl eat local food grown in land that sustains us all! http://bit.ly/1d5icNl #VoteNoTPPFastTrack
 
Plastic pink flamingos/fruit trees/flowers are ok; but front-yard veggie gardens? Against the law! Take Action!! http://bit.ly/IBnOps
 
Don't let corporations hijack another trade deal, write a #TPP letter, form found here: http://act.aflcio.org/c/18/p/dia/action3/common/public/?action_KEY=7025 RT 
 
BEST #TPP info hand-out/including sample #Congress #VoteNoTPPFastTrack script: http://bit.ly/1bA1RSw RT @citizenstrade 
 
What's a #TPP OpEd? Step-by-step tutorial on how to generate results in YOUR local newspapers! http://bit.ly/1cmR0b8 RT
 
#TPP activists start here! (Fact Sheets/Talking Points/Letters2Editor): http://bit.ly/1hKxtZD @citizenstrade RT
 
Will YOUR state be the biggest #TPP loser? #NAFTA destroyed #jobs/reduced wages in CA/TX/MI/IN/MS http://bit.ly/ID0dF2 RT
 
#TPP's a bad deal, jeopardizes #jobs #consumersafety #environmental standards & pushes back foreign wrkrs’ rights http://bit.ly/1f4I5yk 
 
#Teamsters unite! "I'm calling for the release of the text of #TPP agrmnt" - James P Hoffa/@Teamsters Tell Congress: #VoteNoTPPFastTrack 
 
Workers want #TPP #tradepolicy that'll create #jobs/promote rising wages/reduce #tradedeficit - Leo Gerard/Pres/@steelworkers RT
 
#ServiceSector #jobs are lost at same pace as #manufacturingjobs/500K #CallCenterJobs went overseas last 5yrs. -L Cohen/Pres/@CWAUnion 
 
#TPP #ReleaseTheText! We need serious public debate re effects on our #economy/children's health/#climate. -MBrune/ExecDir @sierraclub  
 
Thank these 6 members of #Congress for writing to #Obama re #TPP access to affordable medicine/healthcare: http://www.keionline.org/node/1848 
 
Ck out @pdamerica interactive state map, see if YOUR memb of Cong will #VoteNoTPPFastTrack http://www.pdamerica.org/tpp RT
 
Since #MainstreamMedia won't cover the #TPP, take action!! Tweet YOUR photos/bring #TPP out of the darkness! http://on.fb.me/I1uRYo RT
 
 
Join @FairTradeCampus & @TPPMediaMarch, help us raise #TPP awareness! Upload YOUR '#NoTPP' photos EVERYWHERE! http://on.fb.me/1hSQO8K
 
TY(!!) for @TPPMediaMarch Storming 2nite! #AllHandsOnDeck Wed Jan 8/Tell #Congress 202 224-3121 #VoteNoTPPFastTrack!! :) RT
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Marena Groll
Moral Monday - Fayetteville

January 15th Progressive Round Table

Tea with Friends of Alice - Chillicothe, Ohio

  • Sen. Nina Turner and Cathy White
    Sen. Nina Turner and Cathy White
  • Queen Nester and Sen. Nina Turner
    Queen Nester and Sen. Nina Turner
  • Awardees
    Dr. Jean Kerney, Senator Nina Turner and Portia A. Boulger Awardees
  • Sen. Nina Turner and Cathy White
  • Queen Nester and Sen. Nina Turner
  • Awardees