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GIs can be forced to wear U.N. beret: judge upholds court martial of soldier who refused orders
WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Sunday, December 26, 2004

Posted on 12/26/2004 1:11:46 AM PST by JohnHuang2

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1 posted on 12/26/2004 1:11:46 AM PST by JohnHuang2
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Yet another travesty and gross hypocrisy. This thread is especially relevent in light of the one that delves into the actions of Scott Ritter and the active support, both financial and otherwise, from various individuals, including Jimmah Carter, in his Anti-American activities. This guy get a BCD and Ritter gets a pass with a reward. The thread is:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1308514/posts

2 posted on 12/26/2004 1:19:08 AM PST by drt1
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The oath which all commanding officers of UN deployments must take:

"I solemnly affirm to exercise in all loyalty, discretion and conscience the functions entrusted to me as a member of the international service of the United Nations, to discharge those functions and regulate my conduct with the interest of the United Nations only in view, and not to seek or accept instructions in respect to the performance of my duties from any government or other authority external to the organization."


3 posted on 12/26/2004 1:36:12 AM PST by endthematrix ("Hey, it didn't hit a bone, Colonel. Do you think I can go back?" - U.S. Marine)
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THAT is Creepy! Downright Orwellian.


4 posted on 12/26/2004 1:39:43 AM PST by drt1
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To: JohnHuang2
Judge Friedman wrote in his 35-page decision that trying to sort out whether the president had ceded too much authority to foreign military officers "would involve policy determinations beyond the competence of the court," the Sun reported.

Shouldn't he have recused himself if he is not competent to judge on the subject?

gitmo

5 posted on 12/26/2004 1:44:25 AM PST by gitmo (Thanks, Mel. I needed that.)
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To: JohnHuang2

An Executive Order seems to be in order here. (Stroke of the pen,,remember?)


6 posted on 12/26/2004 1:46:56 AM PST by Waco
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"Stroke of the pen,,remember?

Kinda cool...

Seriously, this is disgusting. Michael New is more of a hero that John Kerry ever dreamed of being.


7 posted on 12/26/2004 2:59:07 AM PST by DJ Frisat (Hand me the duct tape before my head explodes...)
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To: endthematrix
"I solemnly affirm to exercise in all loyalty, discretion and conscience the functions entrusted to me as a member of the international service of the United Nations, to discharge those functions and regulate my conduct with the interest of the United Nations only in view, and not to seek or accept instructions in respect to the performance of my duties from any government or other authority external to the organization."

If true, it is in direct contradiction to the oath sworn on entering the US Military:

"I, _____, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to regulations and the Uniform Code of Military Justice. So help me God." (Title 10, US Code; Act of 5 May 1960 replacing the wording first adopted in 1789, with amendment effective 5 October 1962).
"I, _____ (SSAN), having been appointed an officer in the Army of the United States, as indicated above in the grade of _____ do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign or domestic, that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservations or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office upon which I am about to enter; So help me God." (DA Form 71, 1 August 1959, for officers.)

8 posted on 12/26/2004 3:12:28 AM PST by R. Scott (A Very Merry Christmas to all.)
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To: endthematrix

Those blue berets are a joke...who the hell thought that one up?...A Frenchman?...A sniper can spot those a lot easier.....


9 posted on 12/26/2004 4:15:32 AM PST by Route101
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Um that's the point, I think. Higher visibility for easier identification, just like Rec Cross/Red Crescent, etc on battlefield. Eliminate being mistaken for combatant forces (In thoery anyway).


10 posted on 12/26/2004 5:32:24 AM PST by Androcles
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To: R. Scott

Logical niceities never bothered Bubba - except for the meaning of "is".


11 posted on 12/26/2004 5:35:37 AM PST by shibumi ("In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit." - John Galt)
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"We're disappointed," Daniel New said. "It's not printable what I want to say."

Ditto...

12 posted on 12/26/2004 5:37:12 AM PST by mewzilla
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To: shibumi
He knew that we would never be asked to join the Federation of Planets is we didn’t have a One World Government.


13 posted on 12/26/2004 6:10:20 AM PST by R. Scott (A Very Merry Christmas to all.)
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Speaking as the Pleiadean Emmisary to the Human Race, it's guys like him that keep you earthlings from being invited!

GORT! Klaatu Barada Nikkto!


14 posted on 12/26/2004 6:21:53 AM PST by shibumi ("In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit." - John Galt)
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...it's guys like him that keep you earthlings from being invited!

We'd be happy to trade with you folks, but we'll keep the "Old Glory" and it's accompanying headgear, thank you very much.

Live long and prosper.

15 posted on 12/26/2004 6:28:09 AM PST by AngryJawa (Now Accepting Ammo Donations)
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To: DJ Frisat

Michael New would have won his case if the republicans in the house and senate had stood by his side. i am thankful I was never required to wear that putrid blue beret. Klintoon that POS that keeps on stinking on the world.NSNR


16 posted on 12/26/2004 6:53:14 AM PST by No Surrender No Retreat
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To: shibumi

That’s OK. Soon we will be strong enough to assimilate you – and the Borg!


17 posted on 12/26/2004 7:09:09 AM PST by R. Scott (A Very Merry Christmas to all.)
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***Michael O'Hanlon, a military analyst at the Brookings Institution, contended the president's authority to defend America would be weakened if New prevailed.


"You'd be undercutting our ability to work with our allies. You'd also be weakening the power of the commander in chief of the United States," he said. ***

I'd like to know just HOW the above would be true.


18 posted on 12/26/2004 7:50:45 AM PST by kitkat (Merry CHRISTmas, everyone)
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If it is weakening the authority of the President of the United States by prohibiting him from delegating authority to the United Nations then that authority should be weakened.

The Constitution is not a suicide pact.
19 posted on 12/26/2004 9:31:46 AM PST by cgbg (A new song for the Dummies--Brain Dead in O-hi-o.)
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Sounds good to me, cgbg.

I'd also like to know if our people serving under the U.N. would be subject to the ICC.


20 posted on 12/26/2004 12:53:19 PM PST by kitkat (Merry CHRISTmas, everyone)
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