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- Free Trade Agreement
- Failure to Appear
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FTA is short for failure to appear for a court date.
McCain's stance on the Colombia FTA is a disgrace. jarais
The important point about the FTA is the positive effect that will come from the dynamics of the adjustment process, as painful as some of this may be for some companies, some industries, some regions over the next few years.
Here we are showing the evolution of our FT% and what I call FTA RK: instead of graphing free throws attempted, I'm simply calculating the FTA/FGA relation, to account for the differences in pace.
FTA is a fascinating subject which definitely has religious implications (as the Big Bang theory does and did).
The FTA is important for Colombia in several respects, by providing:
Likewise, the Colombian elite like to talk about how the FTA is going to make Colombia prosperous, when in reality the elite and multinationals will prosper while millions of small-scale farmers will lose their livelihoods.
Going FTA is a definite no-no in the criminal justice system, but that doesn't usually stop people from doing it.
But I'm convinced that by the end of the decade, when the FTA is fully phased in, it won't be much of an issue at all.
Though the phrase FTA that defines Cheney as "desperately trying to maintain a grip on the narrative before it grips him by the throat" is not half bad either ..