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Obama: US will back UN on rights of native peoples
Associated Press ^ | Dec. 16, 2010 | MATTHEW DALY

Posted on 12/16/2010 10:55:36 AM PST by Free ThinkerNY

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama said Thursday that the United States will reverse course and support a United Nations declaration defending the rights of indigenous peoples.

Obama told Native American leaders that the declaration affirms the importance and rich cultures of native peoples throughout the world.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: indians; indigenous; nativepeoples; un

1 posted on 12/16/2010 10:55:42 AM PST by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Some animals are more equal than others.


2 posted on 12/16/2010 10:57:50 AM PST by mrmeyer ("When brute force is on the march, compromise is the red carpet." Ayn Rand)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Hey....I'm white..what about me??

Oh....got it...just keep on working and send my tax money to the Internal Robbery Service.

3 posted on 12/16/2010 10:58:37 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Since the UN considers that the Hispanics are indigenous to the SW USA, does that mean that Mexico gets California and the rest back? For that matter, the Indians get Manhatten back?


4 posted on 12/16/2010 10:59:37 AM PST by Ingtar (If Washington and his peers had been RINOs, we would still be a British colony.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I wonder if this has anything to do with that Akaka legislation turd the Rats are trying to lay in the Lame Duck.


5 posted on 12/16/2010 10:59:48 AM PST by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
wave sovereignty goodbye as long as Barry soils the Whitehouse.
6 posted on 12/16/2010 11:01:07 AM PST by Vaquero ("an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Obama said Thursday that the United States will reverse course,he’s got that part right. /s


7 posted on 12/16/2010 11:03:33 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: Sacajaweau
Not to worry. A group affiliated with the Apostolic Charismatic Church of the First Born has NGO status with the United Nations.

Bill Clinton had a price for involving himself in maneuvering the Democrat Congress to pass bills supporting Obama's tax agreement with the Republicans.

We've seen this group before ~ when Billzo worked to get legislation passed allowing for religious use of peyote.

Bill is still lobbying on their behalf.

8 posted on 12/16/2010 11:05:37 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: Ingtar

Well, they can try to come take Texas if they feel big enough. Just sayin’...

Colonel, USAFR


9 posted on 12/16/2010 11:06:17 AM PST by jagusafr ("We hold these truths to be self-evident...")
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To: Ingtar
The Indians sold Manhattan to the Dutch.

End of story.

A deal's a deal.

10 posted on 12/16/2010 11:06:41 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Dear Queen Elizabeth
I would like to be relocated to my family’s ancestral lands in Scotland, which were unjustly appropriated by the English Crown, and back injustices to my family compensated for by the Crown of England and the British Parliament. In addition I would like punitive damages to insure that the English never undertake such horrific conquests of indigenous people again. Ditto for Italy and the Romans. ( don’t think that case will fly).


11 posted on 12/16/2010 11:07:22 AM PST by Waverunner (I'd like to welcome our new overlords, say hello to my little friend)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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12 posted on 12/16/2010 11:08:03 AM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“rights of indigenous peoples”

Great, just outlawed war - no tribe can go get another tribes stuff.

This also means there is no longer a reason for the UN.


13 posted on 12/16/2010 11:09:08 AM PST by edcoil ("The only winning move is not to play")
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To: Free ThinkerNY
GET WHITEY!


14 posted on 12/16/2010 11:14:47 AM PST by Iron Munro (Those who claim you owe them a living are cannibals seeking to survive by consuming you.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Is this a joke?


15 posted on 12/16/2010 11:23:07 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

All part of the agenda of undermining national sovereignty and moving toward a one world government.


16 posted on 12/16/2010 11:28:25 AM PST by Opinionated Blowhard
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To: Iron Munro

GET WHITEY!

Once stomped into the ground, the Mooslems, hispanics and blacks can bludgeon, shoot, and stab, each other to take first place and run the world. They seem to do such a good job of it now.


17 posted on 12/16/2010 11:30:09 AM PST by Bitsy
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I wonder when Obama is going to get around to defending our rights to life, liberty and property?


18 posted on 12/16/2010 11:38:48 AM PST by thethirddegree
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To: Lazlo in PA

Yeah - that surreal Akaka situation in Hawaii was my first thought too.


19 posted on 12/16/2010 11:47:38 AM PST by rockvillem
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Obama told Native American leaders that the declaration affirms the importance and rich cultures of native peoples throughout the world.

What is the cut-off date to be considered "native" ?

20 posted on 12/16/2010 11:48:53 AM PST by pyx (Rule#1.The LEFT lies.Rule#2.See Rule#1. IF THE LEFT CONTROLS THE LANGUAGE, IT CONTROLS THE ARGUMENT.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“Obama: US will back UN on rights of native peoples”

Good news for Israel:

ARABS OUT!


21 posted on 12/16/2010 11:54:07 AM PST by Yehuda (Land of the free, THANKS TO THE BRAVE!)
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To: pyx

Let me simplify it for you -

if you’re “whitey”, you don’t get nuttin’.


22 posted on 12/16/2010 11:55:45 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: mrmeyer

Sounds like another heist.


23 posted on 12/16/2010 12:02:01 PM PST by GlockThe Vote (Who needs Al Queda to worry about when we have Obama?)
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To: mrmeyer

Sounds like another heist.


24 posted on 12/16/2010 12:02:57 PM PST by GlockThe Vote (Who needs Al Queda to worry about when we have Obama?)
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To: GlockThe Vote
When will the UN pass a resolution declaring the United States illegitimate?
25 posted on 12/16/2010 12:08:55 PM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

my native peoples are Irish and German and I’ll be happy to receive reparations from both governments for their religious intolerance, class repression and Brit colonialist economic policies that drove my ancestors away from our native lands

I’ll accept checks


26 posted on 12/16/2010 12:16:17 PM PST by silverleaf (All that is necessary for evil to succeed, is that good men do nothing)
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To: muawiyah
The Indians sold Manhattan to the Dutch.

"Even Old New York was once New Amsterdam...."

27 posted on 12/16/2010 12:18:06 PM PST by dfwgator (Welcome to the Gator Nation Will Muschamp)
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To: Sacajaweau; All
...affirming their equality and ability to maintain their own institutions, cultures and spiritual traditions.

I wonder if that view will apply to Americans in "Mexifornia" or (in Kanye voice) "Does Mr. Obama only care about darker pigmented peoples?"

28 posted on 12/16/2010 12:20:58 PM PST by newzjunkey (expired "Bush tax cut" = Obama Tax Increase)
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To: dfwgator
"Nieuwe Amsterdam" ~ the English finally cancelled the Dutch charter and took the place over.

New Sweden collapsed shortly after a brief "war" with the Dutch. The Swedish officers abandoned the colonists who then moved to near what is now Lancaster PA. By 1700 the Scandinavian (mostly Sa'ami) colonists abandoned that area to the invading Quakers and relocated up river to found York.

In between there's all kinds of history in the area ~ and except for the fact almost nobody wrote anything except in Dutch or Latin, we'd know all about it.

29 posted on 12/16/2010 12:22:14 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Obama told Native American leaders that the declaration affirms the importance and rich cultures of native peoples throughout the world.

Which should protect real Americans from this weirdo wherever he's from.
30 posted on 12/16/2010 12:25:27 PM PST by Vision ("Did I not say to you that if you would believe, you would see the glory of God?" John 11:40)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Thursday that the United States will reverse course and support a United Nations declaration defending the rights of indigenous peoples.”

Silly Obama. We ARE the current indigenous tribe....but he sure won’t defend us against being invaded by every 3rd world rat trap who crawl over our borders and KILL us EVERY day.

The ‘native American’ population better figure out quick why they went the way of the dinosaur. It was because of corrupt politicians just like Obama and failing to protect their borders...History DOES repeat itself.


31 posted on 12/16/2010 12:25:49 PM PST by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
"indigenous peoples"

It is a very slippery concept. How long do you have to have been in a particular place to be considered indigenous? "Indigenous" can't be defined only in terms of European colonialism. Are Native Americans indigenous to North America or Siberia or somewhere else?
32 posted on 12/16/2010 12:30:05 PM PST by Steve_Seattle ("Above all, shake your bum at Burton.")
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Please, God, give this treasonous usurper a fatal case of the flu, or something...


Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

33 posted on 12/16/2010 12:32:53 PM PST by The Comedian (Government: Saving people from freedom since time immemorial.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Obama told Native American leaders that the declaration affirms the importance and rich cultures of native peoples throughout the world.

It varied from tribe to tribe but very often our Indian tribes did not go war over hunting grounds and other resources. They went to war so male warriors could achieve more honor which translates into more power and more sex partners. Often war was made to capture the other tribe's girls and women and make them into the big warrior's concubine and baby machines to turn out more warriors for that tribe. More warriors means more powerful fighting force to raid more tribes and capture more females

Captured males were tortured. This was a great source of amusement and entertainment. They had no cable TV back then so they they let their imaginations run wild (like a Hollywood Saw movie) and did things like gently slitting a small hole in a captives belly, pulling out a five feet of intestines and roasting them right in front of him with women, children and men dancing around laughing and mocking him. This kind of slit does not kill immediately by any means

Then you have the Aztecs and Mayans who went to war to capture live prisoners and sacrifice them. By now everyone knows what massive human sacrifice these devils engaged in. That your heart was cut out w an obsidian knife

So excuse me pres Hussein Kenyan Obongo when I barf at you pimping these "rich" cultures. They were rich in death because they were freakin pagans! I respect some of what these "indigenous peoples" did but they had a big downside too

34 posted on 12/16/2010 12:40:48 PM PST by dennisw (- - - -He who does not economize will have to agonize - - - - - Confucius)
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To: MrB

*sIgH* The rhetorical question I asked, was wasted.


35 posted on 12/16/2010 1:03:33 PM PST by pyx (Rule#1.The LEFT lies.Rule#2.See Rule#1. IF THE LEFT CONTROLS THE LANGUAGE, IT CONTROLS THE ARGUMENT.)
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To: dennisw

Cabeza de Vaca tells of one tribe in Texas which killed all girl babies at birth. They acquired their wives from other tribes.


36 posted on 12/16/2010 1:34:13 PM PST by Verginius Rufus
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To: Free ThinkerNY

What baloney. People have migrated from all over the world from the beginning of man. There’s really no way to tell who is truly “indigenous.”

Like American Indians, who migrated over to the continent from Asia.


37 posted on 12/16/2010 1:42:24 PM PST by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: pyx

What is the cut-off date to be considered “native” ?””

I have asked this question a 1000 times. Everyone seems to forget that ancient “native americans” crossed Beringia a few thousand years ago, but how does that make them indigenous—what is it, first come, first claim by a handfull of Indians who claim the entire continent. My family came in 1637—when do I become native American?


38 posted on 12/16/2010 2:06:50 PM PST by Neoliberalnot ((Read "The Grey Book" for an alternative to corruption in DC))
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To: Free ThinkerNY
So, the entire planet has to be given back to the Jews via Adam?

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39 posted on 12/16/2010 2:09:02 PM PST by Cyber Ninja (Live and Let Live; is not working...)
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To: Cyber Ninja

At least Israel :-)


40 posted on 12/16/2010 5:24:57 PM PST by silverleaf (All that is necessary for evil to succeed, is that good men do nothing)
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To: Neoliberalnot
My family came in 1637—when do I become native American?

Too late !

The cut-off date was 1636 !


41 posted on 12/16/2010 6:45:13 PM PST by pyx (Rule#1.The LEFT lies.Rule#2.See Rule#1. IF THE LEFT CONTROLS THE LANGUAGE, IT CONTROLS THE ARGUMENT.)
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To: pyx

My family came in 1637—when do I become native American?

Too late !

The cut-off date was 1636 !””

Once again, I have been shat upon just in the nick of time.


42 posted on 12/17/2010 6:38:57 AM PST by Neoliberalnot ((Read "The Grey Book" for an alternative to corruption in DC))
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To: Neoliberalnot
Once again, I have been shat upon just in the nick of time.

You have the T-shirt too, eh.

43 posted on 12/17/2010 6:44:41 AM PST by pyx (Rule#1.The LEFT lies.Rule#2.See Rule#1. IF THE LEFT CONTROLS THE LANGUAGE, IT CONTROLS THE ARGUMENT.)
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To: pyx

You lost me with your last riddle??


44 posted on 12/17/2010 8:22:16 AM PST by Neoliberalnot ((Read "The Grey Book" for an alternative to corruption in DC))
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To: Neoliberalnot
Both of us have something in common. :)
45 posted on 12/17/2010 9:27:12 AM PST by pyx (Rule#1.The LEFT lies.Rule#2.See Rule#1. IF THE LEFT CONTROLS THE LANGUAGE, IT CONTROLS THE ARGUMENT.)
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