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2000 Ron Paul Chapter 51

World Trade Organization

21 June 2000

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2000 Ron Paul 51:1
Mr. PAUL. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself 30 seconds.

2000 Ron Paul 51:2
Mr. Speaker, I would like to say to the gentleman from Texas that the giant meat packers may well be represented at the WTO, but the small rancher and farmer is not. The same people who promote this type of international managed trade where we lose control and it is delivered to an international bureaucracy are the same ones who fight hard to prevent us trading with Cuba and selling our products there.

2000 Ron Paul 51:3
Essentially no one here advocating trade, as managed through the WTO, supports me in my efforts to open the Cuban markets to our farm products. There’s a lot of talk regarding free trade and open markets but little action. The support by the WTO advocates is for international managed trade along with subsidies to their corporate allies.

2000 Ron Paul 51:4
Mr. Speaker, I yield 4 minutes to the gentleman from California

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