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U.S. Reverses Stance On Treaty to Regulate Arms Trade
Posted on 05/23/2010 1:53:45 PM PDT by Fight4Freedom1
Edited on 05/23/2010 2:13:21 PM PDT by Admin Moderator.
The decision, announced in a statement released by the U.S. State Department, overturns the position of former President George W. Bush's administration, which had opposed such a treaty on the grounds that national controls were better.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the United States would support the talks as long as the negotiating forum, the so-called Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty, "operates under the rules of consensus decision-making."
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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Government
KEYWORDS: 2ndamendment; ammo; banglist; guns; regulatearmssales
To: shibumi; humblegunner; Eaker
Ping the usual suspects.
Here we go.
posted on 05/23/2010 1:55:51 PM PDT
(You don't know what's going on inside of me. You don't wanna know what's running through my mind.)
BAN AWAY, a**hole... to quote a REAL AMERICAN...
From my COLD DEAD HANDS ...!!!
posted on 05/23/2010 1:56:18 PM PDT
(The one thing we learn from history is .. People REFUSE to Learn from History!!)
Not only not now. Not EVER. Not incidentally, whether Hillary and the W-I-C personally want it, the Senate must ratify any treaty for it to be valid.
His signature isn't enough. It has to be ratified AND it can not be unconstitutional. Since it violates the 2nd Amendment, the treaty has no validity. The commie traitor just keeps launching zingers.
posted on 05/23/2010 2:02:40 PM PDT
This is an old article. I haven’t heard about it much since this came out, though.
If there’s any chance that we sign on to this treaty, I think we will be closer to another civil war in this country.
posted on 05/23/2010 2:04:17 PM PDT
(It's time to rid the country of "Gun Free Zones" aka "Killing Fields")
If this passes, these assh0les will think they tipped over a beehive. Any fooling around with gun rights in America is political suicide, no matter what the party/issue.
posted on 05/23/2010 2:04:29 PM PDT
I don’t think so FUBO and the camel you rode in on. To complete the coup, they must get the guns.
posted on 05/23/2010 2:11:45 PM PDT
(banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. Thomas Jefferson)
Behind every blade of grass...and I live on a prairie.
posted on 05/23/2010 2:15:14 PM PDT
by Smokin' Joe
(How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
Not only does a treaty require a two-thirds senate majority vote but treaties that contradict the U.S. constitution can be voided. Congress always has the power to modify or repeal treaties by subsequent legislative action. Besides, this deal is in the 'talking stages' and will likely come to nothing as the U.S. is demanding a 'consensus' agreement that could give any one nation veto power. Still, it is yet another indication of the dictatorial road the Obama administration is on.
November 2nd can't come soon enough!
posted on 05/23/2010 2:15:35 PM PDT
by Jim Scott
Fire Hillary for even thinking of this! They just awarded us the gift to beat them in Novemebr with. You will not take our uns not now not ever.
How is this "news"?
Arshad Mohammed WASHINGTON Wed Oct 14, 2009 11:56pm EDT
I have been receiving this email for months.
posted on 05/23/2010 2:25:15 PM PDT
(Barack Hussein 0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
posted on 05/23/2010 3:11:33 PM PDT
(The RINOcrat Party is still in charge. There has never been a conservative American government.)
For the US to be bound by any treaty, a 2/3 Majority vote by the Senate must approve the treaty. That means 67 votes in favor.
DOES ANYONE THINK THE SENATE IS STUPID ENOUGH TO VOTE OUT THE 2ND AMENDMENT? 67 Votes. Political suicide.
Hillary can banter around the World all she wants and sign anything to please MSM consumers.
posted on 05/23/2010 3:21:27 PM PDT
(Elect Chuck Purgason, US Senate, Missouri! http://www.purgasonforsenate.com/)
Old news. From last October.
posted on 05/23/2010 3:23:21 PM PDT
(God Bless America)
Can you share the reason you chose to post an article that’s seven months old? In political terms that’s a lifetime.
posted on 05/23/2010 4:13:19 PM PDT
(Criminal aliens are destroying America. Look what they've done to the White House.)
They need to disarm us before they can finish taking total control.
posted on 05/23/2010 5:08:05 PM PDT
(No thanks. We have enough government already. - The Tick)
posted on 05/23/2010 5:19:47 PM PDT
(Where is John Galt?)
There's nothing to fear yet until the conference happens and we see the details of the potential agreement.
However, we DO need to keep an eye on developments and elect good senators as a safeguard until Bacrock the Bitch is fired in 2012.
posted on 05/23/2010 5:31:50 PM PDT
by Darren McCarty
(I don't look for leaders. I follow my own path, my way.)
There are so called ‘gun rights’ organization that keep sending scare emails out (just like this) in order to solicit donations. Beware, I stopped sending them all money.
Apparently, the Regime really, REALLY wants to start a shooting war. Not satisfied with a ‘cold civil war’ over “racism” and immigration, they want to guns to begin to boom. Mark my word, they bring in this UN Blue Helmet abomination, and they will. Oh, they will.
posted on 05/23/2010 7:51:51 PM PDT
("It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself." --Jefferson)
Over my dead !@#$ing body! The first Blue Helmet that comes down my street [I]will[/I] get a 150 grain M2 FMJ Ball round right through the brain bucket from my M1 Garand. Period!
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