State of the Union – No TPP!

On Jan. 12, President Obama will deliver his last State of the Union address and he will use it to push the TransPacific Partnership very hard. He is preparing to sign it on Feb. 4 and send the implementing legislation to Congress as soon as he believes he has the votes.

We anticipate a barrage of misinformation and that is why we are preparing a tsunami of truth. Join the media mobilizers to help! Click here for more information on media mobilizers.

Here are 12 Fact Checks we did on Obama’s claims about the TPP: bit.ly/ObamasTPP

 

Here are some sample tweets:

Find more tweets at tiny.cc/TPPMediaMarch

And follow @WallachLori during the State of the Union for live responses to retweet.

Tweeting tips:

When you tweet, please include #StopTPP #SOTU or #StopTPP #SOTU2016. Mix it up. The more there are unique tweets, the more likely we are to ‘trend’. Also, be sure to include a hash tag to reach out to a specific group that
would be interested in your post. For example: #Labor #AFLCIO #ClimateJustice #StopGMOs #Fracking #TeaParty #tlot #Congress

Also, tweet directly at members of the media. You will find their Twitter handles here: bit.ly/SOTUmedia Or tweet at your members of Congress.

Check out tweets for each category. Some are especially suited for tweeting before the State of the Union Address.

1,525 GROUPS WRITE LETTER TO CONGRESS OPPOSING TPP

Environ, consumer, faith groups, labor unions & more oppose TPP!pic.twitter.com/8pwFj84uHl http://wapo.st/1RwwrkP #SOTU #StopTPP #Congress

COPORATE TRIBUNALS

Will @POTUS address #KeystoneXL lawsuit 4 $15Billion? pic.twitter.com/St0BZDVZ6H http://bit.ly/1MZlcLe #StopTPP #SOTU

Perfect reminder of why #TPP is dangerous pic.twitter.com/LgmpiKuTi9 Lori Wallach on DN! http://bit.ly/1Z8rWxh #StopTPP #SOTU #KeystoneXL

“Trade” deals DO change US laws! #WTO rules against consumer protection:pic.twitter.com/7VXksWDfqz  http://bit.ly/1XWZu0Y #SOTU #StopTPP

#WTO ruling threatens common sense consumer protection & dolphins!pic.twitter.com/KiGuWjzNTZ http://huff.to/1leZa11 #SOTU #StopTPP

TPP newly empowers foreign corps to sue US in #ISDS corporate tribunals:pic.twitter.com/9qNEUnV8G1 http://bit.ly/1Szj81I #SOTU #StopTPP

TPP lets foreign corps challenge US laws, puts taxpayers on the hook:pic.twitter.com/Q00ie7y4z7 http://bit.ly/ISDSanalysis #SOTU #StopTPP

BANKS

TPP newly empowers banks to challenge #US regulations in foreign tribunals:pic.twitter.com/AtndiAzcek http://bit.ly/1MXM3Y7 #SOTU #StopTPP

LABOR

#TPP betrays workers & America. READ pic.twitter.com/37njrDA551 bit.ly/22UuHXP #SOTU #StopTPP

@POTUS pitches #TPP presidential propaganda pic.twitter.com/4k17yPbsK9bit.ly/1kG2q4T #StopTPP #SOTU

Labor Advisory Committee, created by Congress, Strongly opposes TPPpic.twitter.com/Qm8qTjDx99 http://bit.ly/1MwqhdR #SOTU #StopTPP #Labor

#NAFTA’s 20 yr legacy: 1 million jobs lost! Staggering export deficits!pic.twitter.com/UTu4rz47i9 http://www.citizen.org/documents/NAFTA-at-20.pdf#SOTU #StopTPP

Korea/US Free Trade data show 90,000 US #jobs lost! Huge trade deficits!pic.twitter.com/eR5lW84rzX  http://bit.ly/1Icp90T #SOTU #StopTPP

TPP benefits 1% NOT the 99%. Corps in US Bus. Coalition 4 TPP:pic.twitter.com/QzD0y7meZU http://bit.ly/USbusiness4TPP #SOTU #StopTPP #Fightfor15

FORCED LABOR

TPP tangled in web of Malaysia’s slavery problem pic.twitter.com/3y6XsaFiHOhttp://huff.to/1mWIUTC #SOTU #StopTPP #HumanTrafficking

To keep Malaysia in TPP, #Trafficking in Person’s report gives it an upgradepic.twitter.com/o4gptpuFCS http://bit.ly/1fAdhLp #SOTU #StopTPP

Vietnam thumbs nose at TPP’s UNENFORCEABLE labor provisions:pic.twitter.com/epUdYnxMRk http://bit.ly/1YI9vkV #SOTU #StopTPP #AFLCIO

MINIMUM WAGE

Veolia corp sued Egypt thru an investment treaty to freeze min. wage:pic.twitter.com/KigoXTJFpJ http://mondediplo.com/2014/06/12ttip #SOTU #StopTPP

INNOVATION

TPP’s rigid intellectual property rights significantly deter innovation:pic.twitter.com/9QLdiZ5ulY http://bit.ly/1NPv7qH #SOTU #StopTPP

CLIMATE

TPP mentions Climate Change ZERO times! No #ClimateJustice w/o Trade Justice. pic.twitter.com/CckN7mB2Ss http://bit.ly/1Qg2uon #SOTU #StopTPP

How can @POTUS defend TPP now with #KeystoneXL lawsuit?pic.twitter.com/Hkql4lPow7 http://bit.ly/1ZcFtEe #climate #StopTPP #SOTU

TPP would undermine all #ClimateChange proposals 2 protect corporate profits: pic.twitter.com/ISNmwYFOKm ISDSCorporateAttacks.org #SOTU #StopTPP

Increases in trade parallels increases in greenhouse gas emissions: p.6-11pic.twitter.com/2te4Mqkhbz http://bit.ly/1P3bxYb #SOTU #StopTPP

Growth isn’t an option: pic.twitter.com/VdclJi8OjR http://bit.ly/1kqdu6b Stop overshooting r planet’s bio-capacity! #SOTU #StopTPP #Climate

CHINA

Privileged corp interests dominated drafting of TPP pic.twitter.com/3fxWbOt5uZ http://tinyurl.com/jvxnhfs #StopTPP #SOTU #Corporatocracy

Alarmed at jobs outsourced 2 China? Kerry invites China 2 join TPP: pic.twitter.com/gTYzlAVs5I http://bit.ly/1TPGhNG #StopTPP #SOTU #Jobs

Obama, “We need 2write rules on trade, not China.” BRICS already has:pic.twitter.com/rkD6GjnOGu http://bit.ly/1mvLeRz #SOTU #StopTPP #BRICS

 

US TRADE REPRESENTATIVE

B4 becoming USTR, Froman helped assemble Obama’s econ. team: pic.twitter.com/UZhTsVoHkw http://reut.rs/1OmL4mb #StopTPP #SOTU #WallSt

 

FOOD

TPP gives biotechs extended seed patents. Farmers can’t share seeds.pic.twitter.com/vhulrwLTjw http://bit.ly/1OATMPC #SOTU #StopTPP #GMOs

TPP= relaxed inspection = unsafe imports. Salmonella anyone?pic.twitter.com/2dAxpmFuwM http://bit.ly/1L4FL83 #tlot #SOTU #StopTPP #GMOs

TPP ends right 2 label #GMOs. Free trade doesn’t work. It never has! #SOTU #StopTPP @3:34pic.twitter.com/OoN2mlZIEc http://bit.ly/1UbzKwL

“SCIENCE”

TPP installs secret “science,” rejects science lacking “econ feasibility”pic.twitter.com/kD2asKvQmk http://bit.ly/1MQRhrW  #StopTPP #GMOs

Here are some memes to share:

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