Originally posted by me on 12/12/2010
I personally remain unconvinced that man-made global warning will have catastrophic consequences for mankind unless we take drastic action now. So I do not support the UN-sponsored efforts to forge an international action plan to control carbon emissions. Due to the UN’s history of corruption, I don’t regard them as a particularly trustworthy organization. And I am suspicious that the global ruling class is more enamored by the prospects of redistributing wealth from developed countries to developing countries (and making loads of money themselves) than it is in trying to engineer global climate. As the image to the right suggests, I view efforts at reducing carbon emissions to be more or less the same as throwing money away.
Continue reading “Cancun Climate Agreement”
Originally posted by me elsewhere on 11/17/2010
Treaties and international conventions should be used to further our national security interests, or to regulate international trade. Period. Why would we even consider signing a treaty that would allow an unelected, international body to oversee any aspect of our internal affairs? Our constitution gifted us with representational government. The Senate does us a grave disservice whenever it ratifies a treaty delegating any aspect of U.S. governance to an international body whose members are not elected by the American people.
Continue reading “Another UN abomination: the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women”
Originally posted by me elsewhere on 11/05/2010
The Bush administration boycotted the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) because it is dominated by a bloc of Islamic nations who’s overriding agenda has been to condemn Israel. However the Obama administration has reversed the U.S. position, and now the U.S. has come under the spotlight of the UNHRC for it’s alleged human rights violations, with Indonesia condemning our religious intolerance, Mexico condemning our racial profiling, Russia condemning our capital punishment, and Cuba and Iran urging us to close Guantanamo prison.
Continue reading “Despotic nations in U.N. turn their attention to U.S.’s “human rights violations””