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World Court: U.S. must delay Mexican death sentences
Reuters ^ | July 16, 2008 | Alexandra Hudson

Posted on 07/16/2008 7:58:11 AM PDT by Tarkus2040

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - The World Court on Wednesday ordered the United States to do everything necessary to ensure five Mexicans on death row are not executed before the court makes a judgment in a dispute between the two countries.

One of the five on death row, Jose Medellin, is due to die on August 5 in Texas.

In 2004 the World Court found in favor of Mexico and ruled the United States had violated international law by failing to inform 51 Mexicans sentenced to death of their right to consular assistance and ordered the cases should be reviewed.

(Excerpt) Read more at reuters.com ...


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If President Bush allows this "ruling" to be upheld, then we've truly lost our sovereignty. I cannot for the life of me believe that OUR leadership and rule of law comes from Amsterdam and Mexico, and with no end in sight (more of the same with Nobama and/or McShamnesty). What's next? A "world court" ruling that we Americans can no longer eat meat or drive fossil fuel based vehicles? When is this insanity going to end?!
1 posted on 07/16/2008 7:58:11 AM PDT by Tarkus2040
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To: Tarkus2040

Note to the World Court: “Kiss Off”.


2 posted on 07/16/2008 7:59:33 AM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (I voted Republican because no Conservatives were running. And FREE LAZAMATAZ)
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To: Tarkus2040
The U.S. is not part of the “World Court”. They’re just blowing bad air and trying to look relevant.
3 posted on 07/16/2008 8:00:20 AM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: Tarkus2040

It didn’t work the last time they tried this, I doubt it will work any better this time.


4 posted on 07/16/2008 8:00:40 AM PDT by Ronin (Is there some rule that says that when an evil man gets sick, we must pretend he was saint?)
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To: Tarkus2040

So, where will the World Court be landing their infantry forces in order to compel the United States to obey their ruling?

Galveston?

I trust that the local sheriff’s office acting in conjuction with the Boy Scouts of America will be sufficient to repel any invasion.


5 posted on 07/16/2008 8:02:16 AM PDT by gridlock (Al Gore wants YOU to live like the Flintstones while HE lives like the Jetsons.)
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To: Tarkus2040

So, where will the World Court be landing their infantry forces in order to compel the United States to obey their ruling?

Galveston?

I trust that the local sheriff’s office acting in conjuction with the Boy Scouts of America will be sufficient to repel any invasion.


6 posted on 07/16/2008 8:02:26 AM PDT by gridlock (Al Gore wants YOU to live like the Flintstones while HE lives like the Jetsons.)
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To: Tarkus2040

Don’t do the crime if you can’t do the time.
Make a statement to Mexico, the World Court and law breakers in these United States.
Complete the sentences.


7 posted on 07/16/2008 8:02:31 AM PDT by Joe Boucher (An enemy of Islam)
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To: Tarkus2040

“If President Bush allows this “ruling” to be upheld...”

Possibly the President will bow to the World Court, but more likely the Supreme Court will bow to the World Court.


8 posted on 07/16/2008 8:02:43 AM PDT by Brilliant
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To: Tarkus2040

Move them up to tomorrow.


9 posted on 07/16/2008 8:03:12 AM PDT by Ingtar (Haley Barbour 2012, Because he has experience in Disaster Recovery. - ejonesie22)
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To: Ronin

What with at least 4 of the supremes being bleeding heart libs you can’t be assured of this.
If Obamma Lamma Ding Dong is elected and a couple vacancies come due?????????????????


10 posted on 07/16/2008 8:04:06 AM PDT by Joe Boucher (An enemy of Islam)
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To: Tarkus2040

How many Divisions has the Pope?

Of course, how many Divisions does the Soviet Union have, these days...


11 posted on 07/16/2008 8:04:42 AM PDT by gridlock (Al Gore wants YOU to live like the Flintstones while HE lives like the Jetsons.)
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To: nmh

Yes, but Bush has shown some respect to the court on this issue, since it involves his beloved Mexico. I wouldn’t be surprised if he asks Texas again to delay the sentences. Hopefully Texas will refuse.

If we start knuckling under to these unelected poofters who have no jurisdiction whatever over our free and sovereign nation, it means that our sovereignty and our Constitution have been seriously compromised—not that SCOTUS hasn’t already compromised them in many of its decisions.


12 posted on 07/16/2008 8:04:44 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Tarkus2040
“The World Court on Wednesday ordered the United States...”

Some court in one of the “Surrender Countries” is giving the US of A orders. How do you say “Go Pound Sand” in French, or whatever language they surrender to in the World Court?

13 posted on 07/16/2008 8:05:45 AM PDT by Ratblaster ("White folks greed runs a world in need" B Hussein Obama The Muslim Magic Negro)
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To: Tarkus2040
I thought the SCOTUS already addressed this issue and there will be no interference carrying out these sentences. The World Court be damned!
14 posted on 07/16/2008 8:06:11 AM PDT by pgkdan (Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions - G.K. Chesterton)
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To: Tarkus2040
Well since the US supreme Court has already ruled that Bush over stepped his authority in this matter as related to the US Constitution. Texas has every right to go ahead and execute this POS on Aug 5th. I hope Texas “executes” it's own right and thumbs it's nose at the “World” Court.
15 posted on 07/16/2008 8:06:31 AM PDT by skully (The Demoplubican party is killing this country...We need a 2 party system.)
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To: Tarkus2040

I’ll wait for a ruling from the Food Court.


16 posted on 07/16/2008 8:06:51 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (The man who said "there's no such thing as a stupid question" has never talked to Helen Thomas.)
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To: Brilliant
“If President Bush allows this “ruling” to be upheld...” Possibly the President will bow to the World Court, but more likely the Supreme Court will bow to the World Court.

Didn't this come up a few months ago? Bush agreed with it, but the SC said the states had a right to continue with the executions, or something to that effect. Am I remembering correctly?

17 posted on 07/16/2008 8:07:23 AM PDT by YellowRoseofTx (Evil is not the opposite of God; it's the absence of God)
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To: Conspiracy Guy
...in 2005 U.S. President George W. Bush directed state courts to do so but the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in March that Bush had no authority to do this, leading Texas to schedule Medellin's execution for August. the US supreme court was right Bush had no authority to order the executions reviewed or delayed, not to mention that this is gross interference with our national sovereignty! but then again what liberal is really concerned with your safety?
18 posted on 07/16/2008 8:08:57 AM PDT by mtnjimmi (“When you choose the lesser of two evils, always remember that it is still an evil.” Max Lerner)
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To: Tarkus2040

Where does the so-called “World Court” get the stones to claim jusrisdiction over what happens in the US?

Bush needs to make a public speech in which he reminds the US citizenry and the world at large that the US Constitution is the supreme law of the land on US soil, and that the US does not, and will never, recognize the authority of any World Court to make any binding rulings on the United States.

It pains me to realize, however, that such a speech will not be forthcoming.


19 posted on 07/16/2008 8:08:58 AM PDT by Maceman
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To: Conspiracy Guy

Are the Judges from SCOTUS on their knees to Belgium and the
Hague yet?


20 posted on 07/16/2008 8:09:12 AM PDT by Diogenesis (Igitur qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum)
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Here's the rest of the article:

In 2004 the World Court found in favor of Mexico and ruled the United States had violated international law by failing to inform 51 Mexicans sentenced to death of their right to consular assistance and ordered the cases should be reviewed.

In 2005 U.S. President George W. Bush directed state courts to do so but the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in March that Bush had no authority to do this, leading Texas to schedule Medellin's execution for August.

Thank goodness the decision wasn't left up to Presidente Bush alone. Thank God for the SCOTUS! I can't believe I just typed that.

21 posted on 07/16/2008 8:10:30 AM PDT by Tarkus2040 ("Anything is possible if you don't know what you're talking about." --Barry Farber)
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To: Tarkus2040

So how many Divisions does the World Court have?


22 posted on 07/16/2008 8:12:00 AM PDT by WayneS (What the hell is wrong with these people?)
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To: Tarkus2040

Eff the world court. Let them be moved to Zimbabwe, utilizing the services of the 101st Airborne!

Just as useless as the UN.


23 posted on 07/16/2008 8:12:07 AM PDT by dynachrome (Henry Bowman is right)
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To: Tarkus2040

the president has to uphold treaties...he did that the first time he suspended the death sentences of these creeps ( he had no choice he was bound by law to ) now that the treaty issue has been settled, he can tell the world court to go pound sand..


24 posted on 07/16/2008 8:12:53 AM PDT by joe fonebone (The Second Amendment is the Constitutions reset button)
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To: gridlock

“I trust that the local sheriff’s office acting in conjuction with the Boy Scouts of America will be sufficient to repel any invasion.”

They sure better not screw up and land in Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s jurisdiction.


25 posted on 07/16/2008 8:14:45 AM PDT by Will88
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To: Tarkus2040
The World Court on Wednesday ordered the United States...

Blah, blah, blah. Kangaroo court (with apologies to kangaroos).

27 posted on 07/16/2008 8:18:52 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: YellowRoseofTx; Brilliant

“Didn’t this come up a few months ago? Bush agreed with it, but the SC said the states had a right to continue with the executions, or something to that effect. Am I remembering correctly?”

President Bush did try to stop it but the Supreme Court said no. The ruling basically said that Congress did not pass any legislation to make this treaty into a law and that the President could not compell Texas to follow the World Court’s ruling. The Supreme Court gave the bird to the World Court.

They need to just proceed with the execution and be done with it.


28 posted on 07/16/2008 8:19:10 AM PDT by MissouriConservative (Never pick a fight with an ugly person; they've got nothing to lose.)
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To: WayneS

So how many Divisions does the World Court have?

With the properly placed C4 charges..It could have many divisions.


29 posted on 07/16/2008 8:20:29 AM PDT by skully (The Demoplubican party is killing this country...We need a 2 party system.)
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To: Tarkus2040
[ If President Bush allows this "ruling" to be upheld, then we've truly lost our sovereignty. ]

SOoo... you think George Bush is NOT a globalist eh!?..

Other globalists.. Kingfish Obama, the weasle McLaim and the Queen of Hearts, Clinton..

BOHICA...

30 posted on 07/16/2008 8:25:27 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole....)
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To: MissouriConservative

It was a different case, and I am not sure that it involved the World Court.


31 posted on 07/16/2008 8:27:26 AM PDT by Brilliant
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To: joe fonebone
the president has to uphold treaties...he did that the first time he suspended the death sentences of these creeps ( he had no choice he was bound by law to ) now that the treaty issue has been settled, he can tell the world court to go pound sand..

You honestly believe that President Bush made his original decision to uphold a treaty? Apparently he was also upholding an international treaty when he sent Johnny Sutton down to Mexico to retrieve a scumbag drug smuggler to testify against Ramos and Compean. With all due respect, you should realize by now that "our" POTUS is deeply in bed with the Mexican oligarchy.

BTW, thank you for your service.

32 posted on 07/16/2008 8:28:38 AM PDT by Tarkus2040 ("Anything is possible if you don't know what you're talking about." --Barry Farber)
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To: hosepipe
SOoo... you think George Bush is NOT a globalist eh!?..

What are you talking about? That's exactly the point I made!

33 posted on 07/16/2008 8:31:07 AM PDT by Tarkus2040 ("Anything is possible if you don't know what you're talking about." --Barry Farber)
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So how many Divisions does the World Court have?

With the properly placed C4 charges..It could have many divisions.

LOL! Well said!

34 posted on 07/16/2008 8:32:35 AM PDT by Tarkus2040 ("Anything is possible if you don't know what you're talking about." --Barry Farber)
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To: Tarkus2040

Other than issuing a pardon, the POTUS lacks any powers to interfere with the scheduled executions by the State of Texas.


35 posted on 07/16/2008 8:32:42 AM PDT by Natural Law
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To: Tarkus2040
What's next? A "world court" ruling that we Americans can no longer eat meat or drive fossil fuel based vehicles?

Yes.

When is this insanity going to end?!

Never. Even if Bush tells them to kiss off this time, they'll bring the "we-have-jurisdiction-over-the-US" crap back for the next president, whether it's Obama or McCain. And the one after that, and the one after that.

36 posted on 07/16/2008 8:36:27 AM PDT by nina0113 (If fences don't work, why does the White House have one?)
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To: Natural Law
Other than issuing a pardon, the POTUS lacks any powers to interfere with the scheduled executions by the State of Texas.

August 5th can't get here quick enough. I wonder how many illegal aliens the state of Texas has put to death? I'd think it would have to be more than any other state in the union.

37 posted on 07/16/2008 8:38:14 AM PDT by Tarkus2040 ("Anything is possible if you don't know what you're talking about." --Barry Farber)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

I’ll wait for a ruling from the Food Court.>>>>

Now that is funny!


38 posted on 07/16/2008 8:38:25 AM PDT by SaintDismas
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To: Tarkus2040

...you have no sovereignty here. In order for this to stick, it has to go through our Senate (which I don’t believe it has.)

Have a nice day.

(Interesting that the leftists in the world court think we interfer in the business of other nations.)


39 posted on 07/16/2008 8:42:10 AM PDT by Tzimisce (How Would Mohammed Vote? Obama for President!)
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To: Tarkus2040

...you have no sovereignty here. In order for this to stick, it has to go through our Senate (which I don’t believe it has.)

Have a nice day.

(Interesting that the leftists in the world court think we interfer in the business of other nations.)


40 posted on 07/16/2008 8:42:11 AM PDT by Tzimisce (How Would Mohammed Vote? Obama for President!)
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To: Tarkus2040

F off!


41 posted on 07/16/2008 8:42:37 AM PDT by Travis McGee (--- www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com ---)
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To: WayneS
So how many Divisions does the World Court have?

Are you kidding? How many divisions does Mexico have? As if that really matters, since we're being invaded and taken over with nary a shot fired. In this day and age, conventional warfare is no longer required to bring a country to its knees.

42 posted on 07/16/2008 8:44:24 AM PDT by Tarkus2040 ("Anything is possible if you don't know what you're talking about." --Barry Farber)
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To: Conspiracy Guy

Note to the World Court: “Kiss Off”.

My sentiments exactly.


43 posted on 07/16/2008 8:50:10 AM PDT by dellbabe68
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To: Tarkus2040
If President Bush allows this "ruling" to be upheld, then we've truly lost our sovereignty.

Bush's foreign policy has overall been very good. However his butt-kissing to Mexico is embarassing. If this were another country, Bush probably would ingore the world court, but since it is Mexico, Bush won't.

44 posted on 07/16/2008 8:50:40 AM PDT by Always Right (Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor?)
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To: Brilliant

This case mentioned in the story is a continuation of the Medellin case that the Supreme Court already ruled on. Mexico reappealed to the World Court trying to force us to do what the Supreme Court already slapped down.

Personally, if Mexico wants them back...execute them and then ship their bodies back to Mexico.


45 posted on 07/16/2008 8:52:04 AM PDT by MissouriConservative (Never pick a fight with an ugly person; they've got nothing to lose.)
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To: WayneS

“So how many Divisions does the World Court have?”

About as many as the food court at your local mall.


46 posted on 07/16/2008 8:52:41 AM PDT by hdstmf
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To: gridlock

Reminds me of Stalin when the Pope protested on of his murderous policies, he said, “The Pope, how many divisions does he have.”


47 posted on 07/16/2008 8:59:11 AM PDT by HenpeckedCon (Deport them all... Let God sort them out!)
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To: Tarkus2040

Screw the world court. Our highest authority is our Constitution... period.


48 posted on 07/16/2008 8:59:23 AM PDT by DesScorp
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To: Tarkus2040
THE HAGUE (Reuters) - The World Court on Wednesday ordered the United States to do everything necessary to ensure five Mexicans on death row are not executed before the court makes a judgment in a dispute between the two countries.

And the Texas government will politely but firmly tell them to get bent.

49 posted on 07/16/2008 9:00:36 AM PDT by Centurion2000 (A citizen using a weapon to shoot a criminal is the ultimate act of independence from government.)
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To: Tarkus2040

“If President Bush allows this “ruling” to be upheld, then we’ve truly lost our sovereignty.”

Bush agrees with the world court. His administration is one who objected to executions and sided with Mexico. Articles were here on FR about it.


50 posted on 07/16/2008 9:00:58 AM PDT by AuntB (Vote Obama! ..........Because ya can't blame 'the man' when you are the 'man'.... Wanda Sikes)
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