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Al Gore Joe Lieberman (Dem.) John Hagelin (Natural Law) Steve Forbes Donald Trump
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Al Gore on Free Trade & Immigration
Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for 2 older headlines OR click here for 20 headlines about Labor Policy OR click here for Al Gore on other issues.
  • Link trade to environment and labor. (Sep 30)
  • Fair trade: standards for child labor & environment. (Aug 18)
  • Agrees with unions on 90% of issues, but not on free trade. (Mar 11)
  • Open Europe & Japan to genetically-modified farm products. (Jan 9)
  • Use Fast Track to encourage new markets. (May 1999)
  • Free and fair trade means economic growth and jobs. (May 1999)
  • Protectionism only protects us from prosperity. (Nov 1998)

    Immigration

  • English is our language, but “English-Only” divides us. (Nov 1)
  • Citizenship for 1.2M cleared backlog, but sacrificed quality. (Aug 1)
  • More immigrants to alleviate labor shortage. (Mar 1)
  • Immigrants from communist Cuba are different. (Jan 17)
  • Immigration leads to diversity and cultural tolerance. (Apr 1999)

    NAFTA & WTO

  • More Latin American trade, with labor & enviro protections. (Oct 31)
  • Debate with Perot was instrumental in passing NAFTA. (Mar 3)
  • WTO talks will continue, with labor & environment input. (Dec 1999)
  • WTO requires Japan & Europe to deal with our trade issues. (Dec 1999)
  • Open markets with safeguards for labor and environment. (Dec 1999)
David McReynolds on Free Trade & Immigration
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  • More federal & state aid to immigrants. (May 2)
  • Opposes NAFTA, GATT, WTO, Fast Track. (May 2)
  • Amnesty for immigrants; grant them full rights. (Jan 1)
  • WTO is an instrument of oppression. (Jan 1)
Dick Cheney on Free Trade & Immigration
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  • Worldwide market thrives only with peaceful stability. (Sep 1992)
  • Sponsored bills limiting trade & allowing import fees. (Jan 1989)
  • Supported import tax on crude oil & “energy security”. (Jan 1988)
  • Voted against textile import limits. (Jan 1986)
  • Supported export promotion & import tax relief. (Jan 1986)
Ezola Foster on Free Trade & Immigration
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  • Compassion instead of stupidity on immigration. (Aug 29)
  • Illegal immigration causes school overcrowding. (Aug 24)
  • Bush & Gore both favor free trade; Buchanan/Foster don’t. (Aug 13)
  • Immigration policies should protect Americans. (Aug 12)
  • Restrict immigration; support CA Prop. 187. (Aug 11)
George W. Bush on Free Trade & Immigration
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  • Don’t link trade to environment and labor. (Sep 30)
  • Sow free trade and farmers will reap. (Jan 7)
  • A free market promotes dreams and individuality. (Dec 1999)
  • Import fees are not the answer to foreign competition. (Dec 1999)
  • The fearful build walls; the confident demolish them. (Jun 1999)

    Immigration

  • Respect other languages, but teach all children English. (Nov 1)
  • $500M to cut INS application time to 6 months. (Jul 6)
  • Welcome Latinos; immigration is not a problem to be solved. (Jun 26)
  • Make INS more “immigrant friendly”. (Jun 26)
  • High tech: More H-1B worker visas; less export controls. (Apr 2)
  • Farm policy: Open markets abroad; more H-2A worker visas. (Apr 2)
  • Latinos enrich us; family values go past Rio Grande. (Feb 9)
  • More border guards to compassionately turn away Mexicans. (Dec 1999)
  • Guest workers, maybe; citizenship waiting period, yes. (Aug 1999)

    NAFTA & WTO

  • Add Chile, Brazil, Argentina, & others to NAFTA. (Oct 31)
  • No trade barriers from Alaska to the tip of Cape Horn. (Apr 24)
  • Fast Track in west; WTO in east. (Apr 24)
  • Supports Fast Track; WTO; NAFTA; anti-dumping. (Apr 2)
Harry Browne on Free Trade & Immigration
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  • Tariffs cost Americans $70B a year. (Sep 9)
  • Sweat shops abroad disappear as workers gain wealth. (Sep 9)
  • Immigrants create demand rather than take jobs away. (Sep 9)
  • Replace WTO & NAFTA with uniformly low tariffs. (Jan 27)
  • Let in the huddled masses. (Jan 13)
  • Open trade policy without NAFTA or WTO. (Jan 13)
  • Russia: No aid; no meddling; just free trade. (May 1996)
  • Replace all government aid with free trade. (May 1996)
  • Maintain open borders; end war on immigration. (May 1996)
  • Ease immigration laws; no Official English. (May 1996)
  • No import tariffs, regardless of human rights. (May 1996)
  • Cuba: Lift the trade embargo. (May 1996)
  • Against NAFTA and WTO. (May 1996)
  • Free trade guarantees peace better than military. (Jul 1995)
  • “Trade aggression” meaningless, since both sides benefit. (Jul 1995)
Howard Phillips on Free Trade & Immigration
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  • Tighten borders and subsidies to illegal immigrants. (Jan 13)
  • Withdraw from NAFTA, WTO, UN, IMF, & Federal Reserve. (Sep 1999)
  • No more foolish bailouts, like Mexico’s. (May 1995)
  • Giving up sovereignty is unconstitutional & dangerous. (Nov 1993)
John Hagelin on Free Trade & Immigration
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  • Balanced trade: safeguarding rights, jobs, & sovereignty. (Apr 1)
  • Re-negotiate NAFTA & WTO, or withdraw. (Apr 1)
  • More high-tech immigrants; more control at state level. (Jan 13)
  • For anti-dumping & counter-tariffs; not NAFTA & Fast Track. (Jan 13)
  • Everybody wins when free trade works. (Jul 1996)
  • Free trade good in principle, if negotiated properly. (Sep 1992)
Joseph Lieberman on Free Trade & Immigration
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  • For Fast Track & open trade, with labor safeguards. (Aug 7)
Pat Buchanan on Free Trade & Immigration
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  • Reduce dependence on trade; support Monroe Doctrine. (Oct 1999)
  • Match 100% tariffs from Japan & China. (Jun 1999)
  • Trade deficit is “tumor in intestines of US economy”. (Apr 1999)

    Globalization

  • Gobal Economy betrays working Americans. (Aug 6)
  • Make IMF & World Bank ‘eat’ lost billions. (Apr 24)
  • Smash OPEC: stop putting globalism ahead of patriotism. (Mar 14)
  • With Seattle WTO protestors against loss of sovereignty. (Dec 1999)
  • Trade shouldn’t trump environment, human rights, or security. (Dec 1999)
  • “Good for global business” isn’t necessarily good for US. (Oct 1999)
  • Globalists are wrong; dumping destroys towns. (Sep 1999)
  • “Economic Nationalism”: trade only when it helps US. (Jul 1999)
  • Global Economy erodes US sovereignty. (Jun 1999)
  • “America First”: Tariffs; reciprocal trade; anti-dumping. (Jun 1999)
  • NAFTA & GATT sold out America’s workers. (May 1999)

    Immigration

  • Stop the invasion from the south; limit immigration. (Oct 27)
  • Make English our official language. (Oct 9)
  • Use troops on borders to limit immigration. (Oct 1)
  • Teach new immigrants to be American & limit their numbers. (Aug 6)
  • Vast majority wants border controls like Buchanan fence. (May 30)
  • A million immigrants a year: “we’re gonna lose our country”. (May 30)
  • Most pressing foreign policy crisis: illegal immigration. (Sep 1999)
  • Secure our porous borders; teach immigrants English. (Jun 1999)
  • Immigration “time out”; reduce to 250,000 per year. (May 1999)
Ralph Nader on Free Trade & Immigration
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  • Restrict IMF power, or abolish it. (Oct 9)
  • End export assistance; it’s corporate welfare. (Oct 9)
  • Renegotiate NAFTA & WTO “as if human beings mattered”. (Oct 8)
  • Subordinate the commercial to human rights, enviro, & labor. (Jul 2)
  • It’s not free trade; it’s corporate-managed trade. (Apr 28)
  • NAFTA failures: $50B Mexico bailout; 400,000 exported jobs. (Oct 1996)

    Globalization

  • Globalization is a betrayal of workers and environment. (Nov 6)
  • Seattle sparked movement to question corporate globalization. (Feb 23)
  • “Battle of Seattle” convinced president to reconsider WTO. (Dec 1999)
  • Global trade concentrates power & homogenizes the globe. (Dec 1999)
  • WTO’s “trade uber alles” hurts environment, health, & safety. (Dec 1999)
  • A growing movement: international labor rights. (Aug 1999)
  • Multinational corporations challenge democracy. (Oct 1994)

    Immigration

  • Don’t criminalize the border; but no open border either. (Oct 22)
  • Guest workers OK, with labor standards. (Oct 22)
  • Support democracy abroad so fewer will immigrate. (Oct 1)
  • Immigrants don’t come for welfare; restore safety net. (Jun 26)
  • Don’t blame immigrants for social and economic problems. (Jun 25)
Winona LaDuke on Free Trade & Immigration
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  • NAFTA undermines human rights; US military Colludes. (Jun 25)
  • Don’t blame immigrants for social and economic problems. (Jun 25)
  • Opposes NAFTA, GATT Agreements. (Oct 1996)
  • Against exports of chemicals banned in US. (Oct 1996)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  



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