China doesn't practice free trade. Japan doesn't practice free trade.
Neither does South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, or Vietnam. The TPP is a wholly
corporate designed deal, designed to send more American jobs to these countries
who will sign this agreement while never living up to it. We are the
world's chumps thanks to "free trade" agreements like this.
Since Americans vote with their wallets, what effects do you think higher
minimum wages will have on sales of goods made in China but sold here in
America? Obviously, higher wages makes goods made in the US less competitive
with imports from China and, darn it, there goes your job! Liberals love to
blame US corporations for loss of jobs and for income inequality but the truth
is, American consumers will not spend more money for goods made in the US as
long as cheaper goods from China and other foreign producers are available!
American consumers are voting with their wallets and American workers are losing
the elections in droves while made in China wins. Every time minimum wages
increase, every time we have new regulations, new environmental restrictions and
higher taxes here, the less competitive American workers become and the more
jobs we lose to "Made in China"!