Skip to comments.Perfect Time for Canada to Reconsider U.N. Membership
Posted on 06/10/2012 11:32:24 AM PDT by Leigh Patrick Sullivan
Ever since Stephen Harpers Conservatives won their long-awaited majority in the last Canadian federal election, they have faced criticism from their own, mostly due to bills perceived as indicating a penchant for big brother government, as well as from some old Reformers who point out the lack of willingness to capitalize on their majority to introduce Manning-era policies.
So when a member of the government dares to raise an issue that could be seen as apart from the norm, that member deserves the spotlight. When the issue is something as controversial as Canadas continued membership in the circus known as the United Nations, the reaction on both sides guarantees attention will be paid.
Ontario backbench Conservative MP Larry Miller wants Parliament to review our involvement in the international body. Swiftly assumed by opponents of calling for a pull-out, all Miller is suggesting is an analysis and government-level discussion, as is done on a regular basis with other international groups our country has.
I have called before for Canada to reconsider the time, effort, and money spent on an organization that has long-ago lost its way and has morphed into a de-facto global government. The U.N., which repeatedly self-inflicts damage to their credibility by regularly allowing its committees to be chaired by representatives of the most reprehensible nations on Earth, has recently unloaded a string of criticism directed at Canada.
Launching attacks at a wide array of targets from Canadas policy in dealing with alleged war criminals and refugees to the U.N. defense of convicted terrorist Omar Khadr to our food quality and distribution systems, the U.N. has set its sights on our nation while turning a blind eye to real and actual atrocities happening right now around the world.
There is a definite lack of priorities when the U.N. sends a special rapporteur to spend 11 daysinvestigating a first-world nations food system while back in the office they refuse to condemn the Syrian government for acts of mass murder.
Olivier De Schutters findings were the expected ramblings from a U.N. socialist, with arrogant and misguided recommendations such as a cola tax.
The United Nations has become just a rumor of its previous self and shows no traces at all of its original intended purpose. Voting blocs have hijacked the committee process, radical environmentalism has become the criteria by which all (developed) nations are judged and condemned, and resolutions are discussed virtually ad infinitum only to result in useless and powerless proclamations.
Canada has become somewhat more militant and steadfast at the U.N. in recent years. Government M.P.s are more critical and outspoken. Our ambassadorial staff has repeatedly led walk-outs of the General Assembly when some of the loonier, anti-Israel world leaders have ranted at the podium. We have refused participation in committees chaired by murderers.
M.P. Miller has done more than just a courageous thing by raising Canadas membership in the United Nations.
With the ever-growing move towards an undemocratic, socialist one-world government with absolute global authority and its own surrogate military in N.A.T.O., he has done the timely thing.
Elect more American-style Conservatives to office, write an amendment very close to our Second Amendment, leave the UN, and Canada would be a very attractive alternative to the USSA.
>>With the ever-growing move towards an undemocratic, socialist one-world government with absolute global authority and its own surrogate military in N.A.T.O., he has done the timely thing.
My respect for Canada keeps rising.
If Canada pulls out of the UN my admiration (and envy) for her well be dang near limitless.
—wisdom from the neighbor to the north-—
This is the perfect time for EVERYONE to unass that old cold war relic. The UN has outlived its usefulness. It has to go. Too much taxpayer money is being wasted.
The UN, the eligitimate hopeful to world government and world domination by money madmen controlling criminals despots, murderers, rapists, pedophiles, terrorists, dictators, facists, communists and your occasional arrogant napolean narcissist.
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