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What Business of the U.N. Is the Operation of the Alamo?
American Thinker ^ | 11/13/2013 | Victor Keith

Posted on 11/13/2013 7:43:23 AM PST by rktman

In a possible development that would have Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie, and William Travis rolling in their graves, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is considering designating the Alamo a World Heritage Site. Such a designation brings along a myriad of restrictions, and although proponents of the designation, such as San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro, insist that the State of Texas would still have authority over the site, many serious concerns of the people of Texas are not being addressed.

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TOPICS: Military/Veterans; Society
KEYWORDS: texas; thealamo; un; unesco
Same complaint about all world heritage site designations to any piece of property inside the US. The u.n. has no business in placing any restrictions on any of them. There are more than a few in the country. But then again if we ever want to be in compliance with agenda 21 and the man and biodiversity programs, we got to play along. NOT! As for juli-anne castro, his mom is/was a major player in la raza. It's Austin after all.
1 posted on 11/13/2013 7:43:23 AM PST by rktman
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To: rktman

It’s not much of a problem. The State of Texas just has to cover the cost of building a mosque on the site.


2 posted on 11/13/2013 7:45:54 AM PST by glorgau
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To: glorgau

I believe there would be more than 185 defenders to oppose that nonsense if it ever came about...


3 posted on 11/13/2013 7:48:07 AM PST by stevie_d_64 (It's not the color of one's skin that offends people...it's how thin it is.)
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To: rktman

“REMEMBER THE ALAMO!”


4 posted on 11/13/2013 7:50:19 AM PST by onedoug
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To: rktman

So if they were to make the Alamo a World Heritage site what restrictions would it place on the site that don’t already exist?


5 posted on 11/13/2013 7:50:21 AM PST by DoodleDawg
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To: rktman

Oh boy. Next up a interactive exhibit in the shrine itself illustrating Texican racism in 1836.


6 posted on 11/13/2013 7:51:10 AM PST by skeeter
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To: rktman

I’ve been saying for the longest time, even though the UN campus is an excellent example of mid-20th century architecture, use eminent domain and tear the damn place down, preferably with the tyrants, despots and terrorists in it. Then sell the site to Donald Trump for $1 and let him negotiate with the Mohawks and the NFL to build a casino and stadium in it’s place so we can bring the Jets and Giants back to NYC where they belong!


7 posted on 11/13/2013 7:51:33 AM PST by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: glorgau
Not a problem...


8 posted on 11/13/2013 7:52:38 AM PST by RoosterRedux (The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing -- Socrates)
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To: rktman; All
World Heritage Sites in the United States of America

Mesa Verde National Park

Yellowstone National Park

Everglades National Park

Grand Canyon National Park

Independence Hall

Kluane / Wrangell-St. Elias / Glacier Bay /

Tatshenshini-Alsek

Redwood National and State Parks

Mammoth Cave National Park

Olympic National Park

Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

La Fortaleza and San Juan National Historic Site in Puerto Rico

Statue of Liberty

Yosemite National Park

Chaco Culture

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Monticello and the University of Virginia in Charlottesville

Taos Pueblo

Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Waterton Glacier International Peace Park

Papahnaumokukea

9 posted on 11/13/2013 7:54:38 AM PST by seeker41 (take your country back by whatever means necessary & remove the son of a kenyan mooslimb)
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To: rktman
I guess the UN didn't get the memo:


10 posted on 11/13/2013 7:54:40 AM PST by RC one
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To: DoodleDawg

They can have the basement


11 posted on 11/13/2013 7:54:57 AM PST by al baby (Hi Mom ;Sarcasm is my bidness)
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To: rktman
President General Antonio López de Santa Anna captured the Alamo on March 6, 1836.

President Barack Hussein Obama de Barry Soetoro presumably surrenders it some 178 years later.

Gotta love this guy and his fundamental transformation.

12 posted on 11/13/2013 7:55:53 AM PST by Aevery_Freeman (Low-information voter (Def.) Too stupid to know, too lazy to care.)
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To: rktman

The principles for which men of the Alamo dies are the very antithesis of what the current “UN” represents.


13 posted on 11/13/2013 7:57:02 AM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: DoodleDawg

No more hiding stolen bicycles in the basement.


14 posted on 11/13/2013 7:57:32 AM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: rktman
What treaty gives them jurisdiction over the United States? Or are we no longer sovereign?

US out of the UN
UN out of the US

15 posted on 11/13/2013 7:59:38 AM PST by NonValueAdded (It's not the penalty, it's the lack of coverage on 1 Jan. Think about it.)
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To: rktman

The camel has to get its nose under the tent somewhere.


16 posted on 11/13/2013 8:00:27 AM PST by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: seeker41

World Heritage Sites in the United States of America

You forgot Rocky Mountain National Park. I saw the heritage sign years ago.


17 posted on 11/13/2013 8:02:53 AM PST by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: al baby

I know Obama nominated it and all, but I just don’t see the Alamo as being World Heritage Site material. Other than Texas and and the U.S., and maybe as a sore point to Mexico, it doesn’t have a lot of significance. Certainly not global significance. I don’t think it’s going to happen; certainly it light of how Obama’s annoying the rest of the world.


18 posted on 11/13/2013 8:03:36 AM PST by DoodleDawg
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To: rktman

As long as Conservatives continue to cave, every time they’re pushed, the bullies will continue to push.

Punch the bullies in the nose!

Every time they get in your face.


19 posted on 11/13/2013 8:04:47 AM PST by G Larry (Let his days be few; and let another take his office. Psalms 109:8)
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To: Impala64ssa

YOU FOR PRESIDENT!


20 posted on 11/13/2013 8:06:44 AM PST by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: rktman

It’s San Antonio, actually...


21 posted on 11/13/2013 8:08:14 AM PST by SpinnerWebb (In 2012 you will awaken from your HOPEnosis and have no recollection of this... "Constitution")
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To: RoosterRedux

Be sure to position it in such a way that all defecation is in the direction of Makkah.


22 posted on 11/13/2013 8:10:28 AM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: NonValueAdded

Ah, the World Heritage Convention, pushed by Tricky Dick in ‘72. Part of UNESCO - wonderful. (NatlGeo would call me shrill). And somehow we’ve codified that into the US Code. Color it self-inflicted.


23 posted on 11/13/2013 8:10:34 AM PST by NonValueAdded (It's not the penalty, it's the lack of coverage on 1 Jan. Think about it.)
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To: rktman
If the United States enters into a treaty among the provisions of which is to give administrative authority over certain world heritage sites, the treaty clause of the United States Constitution kicks in and the designation trumps both state and federal law.

Of course, the leftists at the United Nations are not motivated by a desire to conduct tourists around the Adobe mud of the Alamo, they want to control the meaning and message of the Alamo and convert it from a Texas, white frontiersman's saga of courage and self-sacrifice and above all individualism, to a message of oppression of minority people of color and expropriation of their land.


24 posted on 11/13/2013 8:10:52 AM PST by nathanbedford ("Attack, repeat, attack!" Bull Halsey)
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981 sites worldwide:
http://whc.unesco.org/en/list


25 posted on 11/13/2013 8:16:24 AM PST by Rio (Proud resident of the State of Jefferson)
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To: rktman
"...although proponents of the designation, such as San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro"

AKA Pinko Pendejo Alcalde Cabron!

26 posted on 11/13/2013 8:17:49 AM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: rktman

My first act when I am president will be to tell the UN to get out of the US.


27 posted on 11/13/2013 8:20:24 AM PST by Rapscallion (The people of the lie compel you to buy Obamacare.)
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To: rktman
Better yet, get our country out of the United Nations. We are poring big money into that cesspool and all we get are Spies.
28 posted on 11/13/2013 8:23:16 AM PST by ANGGAPO (Layte Gulf Beach Club)
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29 posted on 11/13/2013 8:25:32 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: BenLurkin
Ben,
Ain't that the truth.
30 posted on 11/13/2013 8:27:46 AM PST by ANGGAPO (Layte Gulf Beach Club)
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To: rktman

What business is it of the UN? It’s the camel’s nose, that’s what.


31 posted on 11/13/2013 8:35:43 AM PST by DPMD
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To: SpinnerWebb

I’m apparently geographically challenged this morning.


32 posted on 11/13/2013 8:53:15 AM PST by rktman (Under my plan(scheme), the price of EVERYTHING will necessarily skyrocket! Period.)
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To: rktman

San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro

Well of course a flaming socialist is all for a one world government.


33 posted on 11/13/2013 9:35:12 AM PST by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Mastador1

Yup. San Antonio. Not Austin. I’ll get it straight once I have another cup of coffee. LOL! Viva La Raza! NOT!


34 posted on 11/13/2013 9:46:22 AM PST by rktman (Under my plan(scheme), the price of EVERYTHING will necessarily skyrocket! Period.)
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To: mountainlion

I remember camping there in the late 70’s, beautiful. Fun times back then.


35 posted on 11/13/2013 4:40:11 PM PST by seeker41 (take your country back by whatever means necessary & remove the son of a kenyan mooslimb)
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