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  • Interesting Historical Quotes... In support of "World Government"

    06/01/2004 6:21:35 AM PDT · by MindFire · 13 replies · 11,652+ views
    Dennis Cuddy PhD
    Isn't it interesting how so many people (usually people who were dumbed-down in socialistic public schools) claim that the concept of world govt is "all made up", "make believe", "wild tin-foil conspiracy theory"? I suppose all of the people listed below, the books and articles they wrote, and the newspaper /tv interviews are 'made up and make believe'? lol. The New World Order - Chronology Pt. 2 D. L. Cuddy, Ph.D. Arranged and Edited by John Loeffler March 1,1962 -- Sen. Clark speaking on the floor of the Senate about PL 87-297 which calls for the disbanding of all armed...
  • Anti-hunters create litigation division

    12/07/2004 8:33:03 PM PST · by Calpernia · 48 replies · 2,008+ views
    Humane Society of the United States to challenge hunting via courts U.S. Sportsmen's Alliance — Dec. 3, 2004 The nation's largest anti-hunting group has launched a new legal department to challenge sportsmen in the courts. An Animal Protection Litigation section was created in the wake of the recent merger of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and the Fund for Animals. Attorney Jonathan Lovvorn was selected to head the department. The organization intends to add four litigating attorneys by the end of the year. "The animal rights movement sees the courts as the easiest way to realize its...
  • Sign the Petition: Senator Kerry, Let America See the Video of your Radio City "Hate Fest"!!!

    07/18/2004 10:35:18 AM PDT · by jmstein7 · 87 replies · 2,704+ views
    Dear Fellow FReepers,Please join in the call for Senator Kerry to release the videotape of his July 8 "Hate Fest" at Radio City Music Hall by signing this petition.You can view and sign the petition by clicking here.Further, you can urge your friends and family to sign the petition by clicking here.  Please ask everyone you know to sign.  When we have collected enough signatures, we will mail hardcopies to the Kerry Campaign, the Bush Campaign, and the Media.The petition reads as follows: To:  Senator John F. KerrySenator Kerry, release the videotape of your July 8, 2004 fundraiser at Radio...
  • Proposal to Have U.N. Monitor Elections Ends in Partisan Clash [Good work, keep it up!]

    07/19/2004 7:08:54 AM PDT · by TastyManatees · 12 replies · 1,411+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 7/19/04 | Dan Morgan
    Proposal to Have U.N. Monitor Elections Ends in Partisan Clash By Dan Morgan House Republicans view a recent move by 11 Democrats to have United Nations observers monitor U.S. elections as a politically motivated stunt, and last week they moved to nip the idea in the bud. But after an unusually rancorous skirmish that brought proceedings on the House floor to a standstill late Thursday, the issue may have received more publicity than even Democrats hoped for. It pitted Rep. Steve Buyer (R-Ind.), author of an amendment to the 2005 foreign aid bill aimed at blocking U.N. involvement in U.S....
  • Free Republic "Bump List" Register

    09/30/2001 4:46:44 AM PDT · by John Robinson · 191 replies · 12,118+ views
    I have created a public register of "bump lists" here on Free Republic. I define a bump list as a name listed in the "To" field used to index articles. Free Republic Bump List Register
  • House Members Will Discuss Request to United Nations to Monitor [American] Election [ALERT!]

    07/07/2004 7:55:44 AM PDT · by TastyManatees · 28 replies · 1,451+ views
    HOUSE MEMBERS WILL DISCUSS REQUEST TO UNITED NATIONS TO MONITOR ELECTION Rep. Johnson Spearheads Effort to Invite International Body Washington, D.C. - The request by several Members of Congress to the United Nations to send observers to monitor the upcoming Presidential election has sparked interest around the globe. At this juncture a dozen House Members have signed the letter to U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan. Thursday morning those Members who have signed the U.N. letter will hold a news conference on Capitol Hill to discuss the ramifications of their request. ”We are hoping that our action will alleviate the nation from...
  • Japan to begin search for natural gas

    07/06/2004 9:57:38 PM PDT · by hedgetrimmer · 13 replies · 710+ views
    TOKYO -- Japan will launch a $27.5 million project this week to explore the East China Sea bed for natural gas, an official said Tuesday, an undertaking that would put Tokyo in direct competition with neighboring China for potential offshore gas deposits. Japanese officials have grown increasingly worried that China's undersea drilling might draw gas from the Japanese side. China, which has conducted its own studies, has suggested that the two countries develop the area together, but Tokyo has refused. Beginning Wednesday, the quasi-government Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corp. will use sonic waves and other methods to research...
  • U.N. constitution for the oceans – a done deal: how scientists using Titanic to push global treaty

    06/24/2004 11:47:16 PM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 39 replies · 620+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Friday, June 25, 2004 | Joan Veon
    The very controversial Law of the Sea Treaty, LOST, which is still in committee, is a done deal, according to a senior White House official. Of the 145 countries that have ratified this United Nations treaty, the U.S. is the only major power not to have ratified it. Various groups of countries that have signed it include all of the G8 countries with the exception of the U.S., almost two-thirds of the countries in our hemisphere that are members of the Free Trade Areas of the Americas, as well as both NAFTA partners. The Law of the Sea was placed...
  • Some PA Legislators AGAINST the (FTAA) Free Trade of the Americas, Introduces Resolution to Congress

    06/07/2004 10:19:51 PM PDT · by Coleus · 14 replies · 404+ views
    2004
    THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA HOUSE RESOLUTION No. 703 Session of 2004   INTRODUCED BY CLYMER, ARGALL, ARMSTRONG, BELFANTI, CORRIGAN, CRAHALLA, DALEY, DeLUCA, DiGIROLAMO, FABRIZIO, GEORGE, GODSHALL, GOOD, HARRIS, HERSHEY, HESS, JAMES, KELLER, KOTIK, LEH, LEVDANSKY, MARSICO, McGEEHAN, McILHATTAN, MUNDY, MUSTIO, PALLONE, PISTELLA, READSHAW, ROHRER, SCAVELLO, SOLOBAY, STERN, E. Z. TAYLOR, WILT, WOJNAROSKI, FREEMAN AND BASTIAN, APRIL 15, 2004 REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE, APRIL 15, 2004 A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION 1 Urging the Congress of the United States to place a moratorium 2 on new free trade agreements, to investigate and review 3 current free trade agreements and policies of...
  • Science, Politics and Death

    06/01/2004 9:56:23 PM PDT · by Coleus · 18 replies · 2,959+ views
    The New American ^ | June 14, 2004 | Arthur B. Robinson & Jane M. Orient
    More on Environmentalism Science, Politics and Deathby Arthur B. Robinson & Jane M. OrientEnvironmental extremism kills. Millions die annually because of restrictions on DDT, and imposing the "Kyoto" regulations would kill many more.Dr. Arthur B. Robinson, a professor of chemistry, is the founder of the Oregon Institute of Science and Medicine, and editor of the newsletter Access to Energy. Dr. Jane Orient, a specialist in internal medicine, has a private practice and is the executive director of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons. Easily usable energy is the currency of human progress. Without it, stagnation, regression and untold...
  • Is Oklahoma A New Human Rights Hot Spot? (NWO CLUSTERBARF)

    05/25/2004 8:43:00 AM PDT · by inquest · 17 replies · 387+ views
    Findlaw.com's Writ ^ | 5-24-04 | Noah Leavitt
    Last week, Oklahoma judges considered a fundamental question - the status of international law in state courts in the U.S. And they made a paradigm-shifting decision. Not only did they properly treat a U.S. treaty as binding law, they also relied on a March decision of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague. (The ICJ, the U.N.'s highest tribunal, is also often referred to as the World Court.) The result was to halt an execution that would have taken place May 18--the execution of Mexican national Osbaldo Torres, whose right to assistance from the Mexican consulate was not...
  • Bush Administration Pulls Plug on Financing of Pro-Abortion Global Health Council Conference

    05/24/2004 10:22:46 PM PDT · by Coleus · 26 replies · 634+ views
    National Right to Life ^ | May 2004 | Dave Andrusko
    Bush Administration Pulls Plug on Financing of Pro-Abortion Global Health Council Conference By Dave AndruskoThe Department of Health and Human Services has officially decided to withhold funding from an upcoming June conference which features a number of speakers from pro-abortion organizations and the "fiercely anti-Bush Moveon.Org." Sponsored by the Global Health Council, the June 1-June 4 conference on global health and reproductive rights "will likely promote policies contrary to the president's," according to the publication, The Hill.Among the presenters at "Youth and Health: Generation on the Edge" are advocates from such abortion-promoting organizations as the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF)...
  • Restrictive Homeschool Legislation to be introduced Thursday (NJ)

    01/06/2004 3:40:54 PM PST · by agrace · 158 replies · 1,500+ views
    email | 1/6/03 | Scott Woodruff, HSLDA staff attorney
    <p>From the HSLDA E-lert Service...</p> <p>A bill that would force New Jersey homeschool children to submit to the same statewide assessment tests required of public school students, and force their parents to give the local school board proof the student had received an annual medical examination, is set to be introduced in the New Jersey legislature this Thursday.</p>
  • GOP in sneak move to pass U.N. treaty Critics say 'Law of the Sea' would cripple defense

    04/20/2004 4:35:32 AM PDT · by truth4 · 38 replies · 411+ views
    GOP in sneak move to pass U.N. treaty Critics say 'Law of the Sea' would cripple defense, help terrorists A United Nations treaty awaiting confirmation before the Senate, national security experts warn, would, if approved, cripple the U.S. Navy, empower potential enemies including China, make the nation vulnerable to submarine cruise-missile attack, and help terrorists. Nonetheless, momentum has been building stealthily in the Senate to ratify the treaty. And this time Republicans can't point fingers at their liberal Democratic colleagues or even at the former Clinton administration. The culprits behind the sneak move, Capitol Hill sources say, are senior Republican...
  • Big Trouble for Law of the Sea

    04/19/2004 9:10:41 AM PDT · by xsysmgr · 21 replies · 552+ views
    Insight Magazine ^ | Issue: 4/27/04 Posted April 19, 2004 | J. Michael Waller
    A United Nations treaty awaitinag confirmation before the Senate, national security experts warn, would, if approved, cripple the U.S. Navy, empower potential enemies including China, make the nation vulnerable to submarine cruise-missile attack, and help terrorists. Nonetheless, momentum has been building stealthily in the Senate to ratify the treaty. And this time Republicans can't point fingers at their liberal Democratic colleagues or even at the former Clinton administration. The culprits behind the sneak move, Capitol Hill sources say, are senior Republican senators and key figures in the administration of President George W. Bush. At issue is the U.N. Law...
  • UN Wants Control of the Seas with US Senate’s Help

    03/29/2004 10:48:02 AM PST · by Lando Lincoln · 30 replies · 376+ views
    The Intellectual Conservative ^ | 29 March 2004 | Tom DeWeese
    The Law of the Sea Treaty has again reared its ugly head and now stands on the verge of passage in the Senate under the forceful hand of Republican Senator Richard Lugar.Soon after taking office in January 1981, President Ronald Reagan and several of his key advisors were working through a mound of policy matters that had spilled over from the Carter Administration. One of those issues concerned the signing of the United Nation’s new Law of the Sea Treaty (LOST). As the advisors talked among themselves debating whether the administration should sign the treaty as it stood or demand...
  • Law Of The Sea: A Many-Tentacled Kraken

    03/26/2004 10:32:59 PM PST · by MegaSilver · 17 replies · 640+ views
    Cybercast News Service ^ | 26 March 2004 | Paul M. Weyrich
    Is the tide of public opinion running out on the Law of the Sea Treaty? A brief notice appeared in last week's "Washington Wire" column in The Wall Street Journal that proclaimed the conservatives have succeeded -- for now -- in preventing the Bush Administration from promoting ratification of the Treaty. It appears highly unlikely that the Senate will be able to debate and vote on this Treaty this year. But we have not yet sent this Treaty down to a watery grave. There are six other committees that could hold hearings. In the words of a close friend, "The...
  • Senators hear how UN Law of the Sea Treaty will cripple national security

    03/25/2004 11:49:43 PM PST · by FairOpinion · 33 replies · 608+ views
    Center For Security Policy. ^ | March 25, 2004 | CFSP
    Advocates of a United Nations treaty that would severely erode US sovereignty and national security were stealthily trying to push the measure through the Senate - until Sen. James Inhofe of Oklahoma invited Center for Security Policy President Frank Gaffney and former treaty negotiator Peter Leitner to tear the treaty apart. With the Bush Administration focused on fighting terrorism, arms-controllers within the bureaucracy have been working quietly with their allies in the Senate to ratify the UN Law of the Sea Treaty (LOST) without the proper vetting from senior officials appointed by the president. In a recent meeting with conservative...
  • Entangled in a web of world government {Henry Lamb}

    03/13/2004 6:00:05 AM PST · by George Frm Br00klyn Park · 8 replies · 498+ views
    WorldNetDaily / Commentary ^ | Posted: March 13, 2004 | Henry Lamb
    WorldNetDaily / Commentary Henry Lamb Entangled in a web of world government Posted: March 13, 2004 1:00 a.m. Eastern © 2004 WorldNetDaily.com In his1796 Farewell Address, George Washington cautioned the new nation: Against the insidious wiles of foreign influence (I conjure you to believe me, fellow citizens) the jealousy of a free people ought to be constantly awake, since history and experience prove that foreign influence is one of the most baneful foes of republican government. Washington's advice has been forgotten by the U.S. Senate, which continues to enter into entangling U.N. treaties that sap our national sovereignty and mold this great...
  • We Must Stop the U.N.'s Law of the Sea Treaty!

    03/09/2004 7:01:54 PM PST · by hedgetrimmer · 66 replies · 762+ views
    American Policy Center ^ | March 8, 2004 | American Policy Center
    Any day now this nation could find itself part of an international treaty that abolishes freedom on seven-tenths of the world’s surface. That’s because the U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea, a treaty that has remained latent since Bill Clinton’s presidency, has reemerged as a threat to this nation’s sovereignty, thanks in large part to Senate Foreign Relations Chair Richard Lugar (R-Ind.) and his fellow committee members. In February, this committee voted unanimously to bring the treaty to the full senate for consideration; Sen. Majority Leader Bill Frist, who is responsible for scheduling legislation for votes, has not...
  • Treaty by stealth – again!

    03/07/2004 12:26:50 PM PST · by westerfield · 45 replies · 933+ views
    worldnetdaily ^ | March 6, 2004 | Henry Lamb
    Shielded by the media glare of presidential politics and daily explosions in Iraq, two crucial issues are about to be decided by the U.S. Senate, without the knowledge of the American people. Issue 1: Should the United States ratify the Law of the Seas Treaty (Treaty Doc. 103-39)? Issue 2: Should any U.N. treaty be ratified without full, open debate and a recorded vote? The answer to both questions should be a resounding "no." Nevertheless, the treaty is very near ratification by unanimous consent, having never been debated, and without a recorded vote. This is the same procedure used to...
  • Sink the Law of the Sea Treaty

    03/07/2004 2:29:28 PM PST · by RWR8189 · 21 replies · 681+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | March 15, 2004 | Doug Bandow
    Still crazy after all these years. PRESIDENT BUSH has demonstrated his willingness to stand alone internationally. Yet for little better reason than go-along, get-along multilateralism, the administration is now pushing the Senate to ratify the Law of the Sea Treaty, which was just unanimously voted out of Richard Lugar's Senate Foreign Relations Committee. At a committee meeting in February, Lugar noted a wide range of support from American interests "for U.S. accession to be completed swiftly." However, the treaty is a flawed document, and there would be serious costs from accepting it. The Law of the Sea Treaty originated in...
  • The Philosphy of Liberty

    03/04/2004 2:00:55 PM PST · by hedgetrimmer · 16 replies · 459+ views
    Freedom 21 Santa Cruz ^ | Ken Schoolland
    Here's a flash movie that is very interesting I think. The creator attempts to show how liberty works: can this help when you are trying to explain to a teenager or others that Liberty is precious and must be protected? The movie goes into a lot of different areas, personal freedoms, majority tyranny over the minority and force of government as a vehicle for slavery and corruption. http://www.freedom21santacruz.net/liberty.html
  • Global nightmare: Saving the LOST

    03/04/2004 8:04:55 AM PST · by hedgetrimmer · 93 replies · 678+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | March 4, 2004 | Jane Chastain
    When I first heard of the LOST (Law Of the Sea Treaty), it sounded like a bad plot for a science-fiction movie. In the '60s and '70s, when the United Nations organized and led a series of conferences on the Law of the Sea, most considered the idea too weird to be taken seriously. However, this maritime nightmare is about to become a reality. The LOST was hatched by a group of internationalists who want to give the United Nations control of seven-tenths of the earth's surface area. It creates an International Seabed Authority to regulate the vast oceans and...
  • John Kerry’s Treaty - Outsourcing sovereignty

    02/27/2004 2:18:47 PM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 37 replies · 1,120+ views
    NRO ^ | February 26, 2004 | Frank J. Gaffney Jr.
    John Kerry wants a world in which the United Nations calls the shots and U.S. freedom of action, in the absence of the U.N.'s permission, is sharply circumscribed. Most Americans recognize that this would be a formula for disaster — a world in which the lowest-common-multilateral-denominator would routinely trump, and often jeopardize, our security interests. President George W. Bush's supporters believe that he rejects this Kerry-Clinton worldview. They look forward to a national election in which voters get to choose between his Reaganesque philosophy of peace through American strength and Kerry's U.N. uber alles. So why would the Bush administration...
  • ^^^FYI^^^SOMETHING YOU SHOULD KNOW [Bretton Woods institutions]^^^FYI^^^

    09/23/2003 5:09:57 PM PDT · by ATOMIC_PUNK · 4 replies · 2,019+ views
    http://www.un.org ^ | New York, 23 September 2003 | ANNAN
    THE SECRETARY-GENERAL ADDRESS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY New York, 23 September 2003Koffee Annon*snip*I respectfully suggest to you, Excellencies, that in the eyes of your peoples the difficulty of reaching agreement does not excuse your failure to do so. If you want the Council’s decisions to command greater respect, particularly in the developing world, you need to address the issue of its composition with greater urgency. But the Security Council is not the only institution that needs strengthening. As you know, I am doing my best to make the Secretariat more effective – and I look to this Assembly to support...
  • Ron Paul - Reject UN Gun Control

    09/22/2003 8:03:34 AM PDT · by jmc813 · 91 replies · 1,028+ views
    House Web Site ^ | Rep Ron Paul (R-TX)
    The gun control movement in America has lost momentum in recent years, as evidenced by the Democratic party’s conspicuous silence on the issue in the 2000 and 2002 elections. In the midst of declining public support for new gun laws, more and more states have adopted concealed-carry programs. The September 11th terrorist attacks only made matters worse for gun control advocates, as millions of Americans were starkly reminded that we cannot rely on government to protect us from criminals. Perhaps the biggest threat to gun rights in America today comes not from domestic lawmakers, but from abroad. Even as support...
  • Connerly files suit, calling new law illegal

    09/17/2003 9:37:34 AM PDT · by Alia · 25 replies · 513+ views
    Sacramento Bee - Capitol Bureau ^ | 09-17-03 | Jim Sanders
    <p>Ward Connerly filed suit against state officials Tuesday, claiming a newly signed law violates California's constitutional ban on race-based preferences.</p> <p>Connerly contends that AB 703 is an "end run" around Proposition 209, passed by voters in 1996 to prohibit preferences in state hiring, contracting and education.</p>
  • Hans Blix now says Iraq destroyed WMD 10 years ago

    09/16/2003 8:29:32 PM PDT · by nwrep · 120 replies · 1,347+ views
    Reuters ^ | September 17, 2003 | nwrep
    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Former U.N. chief weapons inspector Hans Blix now believes Iraq destroyed its weapons of mass destruction 10 years ago and that intelligence agencies were wrong in their weapons assessment that led to war. In an interview with Australian radio from Sweden, Blix said the search for evidence of biological, chemical or nuclear weapons would probably only uncover documents at best. "The more time that has passed, the more I think it's unlikely that anything will be found," Blix said in the interview, which was broadcast on Wednesday. "I'm certainly more and more to the conclusion that...
  • Exercising the Right, to KEEP and BEAR Arms

    09/10/2003 10:45:33 AM PDT · by Coleus · 32 replies · 11,812+ views
    Vol. 19, No. 19September 22, 2003Table of Contents More on Gun Control Exercising the Rightby Robert W. Lee"... the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."Fighting BackShortly before 5:30 a.m. on June 16th, Stephen Heller was chatting with a young woman who had arrived moments earlier at his home in Sanger, Texas, when two masked men dressed in black and wearing gloves suddenly barged into the residence. At least one was armed.The intruders apparently intended to rob Heller, but the homeowner resisted fiercely. He was able to stab one with a knife he...
  • U.N. makes attacks on workers a war crime

    08/26/2003 7:30:42 PM PDT · by dennisw · 45 replies · 1,062+ views
    cnn ^ | Tuesday, August 26, 2003 Posted: 9:02 PM EDT (0102 GMT)
    <p>UNITED NATIONS (CNN) -- The U.N. Security Council unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday that aims to strengthen protection of its personnel and other humanitarian workers throughout the world.</p> <p>The 15-member Security Council passed the resolution one week after the United Nations' Baghdad headquarters was destroyed by a truck bomb.</p>
  • Air conditioner airlift delayed

    08/25/2003 10:00:16 AM PDT · by Temple Owl · 24 replies · 650+ views
    Wilmington News Journal | 8/22/03 | By SEAN O'SULLIVAN and ROBIN BROWN
    Air conditioner airlift delayed By SEAN O'SULLIVAN and ROBIN BROWNStaff reporters08/22/2003 The cool breeze provided to U.S. troops in Iraq through the Delaware-based Operation Air Conditioner has been switched off. Late last week, the U.S. Postal Service told Frankie Mayo of Bear - who has been sending soldiers air conditioners - that she no longer can ship them through the mail because the chemical coolant in the units is considered a hazardous substance. Tad Kelley, a spokesman for the U.S. Postal Service, said international law prohibits hazardous substances from being sent through the mail by any nation or postal service....
  • Can globalism amend our Constitution?

    08/12/2003 3:06:38 PM PDT · by LibertyAndJusticeForAll · 40 replies · 737+ views
    townhall.com ^ | August 11, 2003 | Phyllis Schlafly
    We live in a global economy, right? But the elites mouthing this mantra haven't shared with the U.S. people the news that globalism not only means open borders for the movement of goods and the migration of peoples, but also textbooks teaching children to be citizens of the world instead of patriots. Globalism also means bending the U.S. Constitution to conform to the opinions of foreigners who pompously enunciate new laws and new human rights. The utterings of these self-important bureaucrats in the United Nations and Europe could be merely matters for TV humor if it were not that U.S....
  • PICTORIAL EXPOSE: Democrats - Communists Link Revealed

    08/09/2003 4:35:17 PM PDT · by nwrep · 151 replies · 3,471+ views
    Personal Research and Other Freepers | August 9, 2003 | nwrep
    Democrats-Communist Link Revealed Here Here is a snapshot of the Website of the Communist Party USA: Notice the Link to anti-American group, Moveon.org in the lower left corner: Now see this picture of Algore from the website of Moveon.org. As you may recall, he gave a speech to the members of Moveon.org last week: Now tell me, if this evidence of complicity between the Democrats and the Communists is not enough, what is? If someone here has contacts at FoxNews, may be we can get them to carry it.
  • Collective Farming In the California Delta--How to Become A Communist Without Even Trying!

    07/16/2003 1:11:42 PM PDT · by countrydummy · 30 replies · 1,297+ views
    http://www.homesteadlwa.com ^ | April, 2003 | Sharon Votaw
    Sharon Votaw April 21, 2003 My husband and I bought some farmland in the California Delta over 30 years ago. This is prime agricultural land with deep, rich soils, ample water and a long growing season. In the beginning we would plant a crop; either beans or tomatoes or alfalfa, hay, wheat, corn, oats or barley. Then we hoped for favorable weather and a strong market. Farming has always been gambler’s choice. Some years were good and some years were lean, but we paid our bills and enjoyed life. Unbeknownst to us, in the early 1990’s the government again became...
  • UN rights expert expresses alarm over military trial of detainees

    07/07/2003 8:23:11 PM PDT · by furnitureman · 10 replies · 921+ views
    un.org/ ^ | 07/07/03 | un.org/
    United States: UN rights expert expresses alarm over military trial of detainees 7 July – A senior United Nations rights expert today expressed alarm over reports that six detainees may be brought to trial before a military commission by the United States Government, saying such "drastic measures to counter terrorism" are in defiance of the world body's resolutions. The detainees were last week declared liable for a military tribunal as suspected members of Al-Qaeda or "otherwise involved in terrorism directed against the United States." "In proceeding to apply these drastic measures to counter terrorism, the United States Government is seen...
  • On Liberia: Intervention for me, but not for thee

    07/07/2003 7:24:35 PM PDT · by Lando Lincoln · 2 replies · 351+ views
    Enter Stage Right ^ | July 7, 2003 | W. James Antle III
    On Liberia: Intervention for me, but not for thee By W. James Antle III web posted July 7, 2003 Just when you thought the United States was a hated imperialist superpower using its might to achieve global hegemony, calls for yet another American military intervention abroad are coming from surprising sources. The United Nations, European diplomats, leaders of developing nations in Africa and the antiwar left's darling in the Democratic presidential field, former Vermont governor Howard Dean, have all called upon the United States to send troops to Liberia. Their mission would then be to lead a multilateral peacekeeping force...
  • Justice Breyer: U. S. Constitution should be subordinated to international will

    07/07/2003 7:00:07 AM PDT · by mrobison · 579 replies · 10,079+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | July 7, 2003
    LAW OF THE LAND Justice: Can Constitution make it in global age? On TV, Breyer wonders whether it will 'fit into governing documents of other nations' Posted: July 7, 2003 1:00 a.m. Eastern © 2003 WorldNetDaily.com In a rare appearance on a television news show, Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer questioned whether the U.S. Constitution, the oldest governing document in use in the world today, will continue to be relevant in an age of globalism. Speaking with ABC News' "This Week" host George Stephanopoulos and his colleague Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, Breyer took issue with Justice Antonin Scalia, who,...
  • European Union Influenced US Supreme Court on Sodomy

    07/03/2003 9:21:41 AM PDT · by Hugenot · 26 replies · 645+ views
    SeaMax ^ | 7/3/2003 | Fr. Michael Reilly
    As the Supreme Court ruling on Texas' sodomy law continues to generate controversy, Austin Ruse of the Catholic Family & Human Rights Institute reveals a disturbing new element. The US Supreme Court used foreign precedents in formulating their decision. In the majority opinion, Justice Anthony Kennedy referred to a "Friend of the Court" brief submitted by former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Mary Robinson. "This Court should not decide in a vacuum whether criminalization of same-sex sodomy between consenting adults violates constitutional guarantees of privacy and equal protection. Other nations with similar histories, legal systems, and political cultures have...
  • Elf Trial Offers Soap Opera of French Elite

    04/29/2003 12:50:23 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 19 replies · 914+ views
    Deutche Welle ^ | April 29 2003
    With a cast of characters including a former prime minister, some of the richest executives in France and Germany, Paris' biggest-ever corporate crime trial continued this week with 37 defendants in the dock. France's largest-ever corporate corruption trial resumed in Paris this week with more drama than your average Mexican soap opera. The case offered further tales of illicit backroom dealing, a €5 million divorce settlement tab picked up by French taxpayers and allegations that a former French prime minister accepted bribes in connection with a string of acquisitions made by the state-owned French oil conglomerate Elf Aquitane in the...
  • Bin Laden called UK 260 times

    03/23/2002 3:55:50 PM PST · by Pokey78 · 55 replies · 3,789+ views
    The Sunday Times (U.K.) ^ | 03/24/2002 | Nick Fielding and Dipesh Gadhery
    RECORDS of Osama Bin Laden’s calls from his satellite phone reveal Britain was at the heart of the terrorist’s planning for his worldwide campaign of murder and destruction. Bin Laden and his most senior lieutenants made more than 260 calls from their base in Afghanistan to 27 numbers in Britain. They included suspected terrorist agents, sympathisers and companies. Some were prearranged calls to contacts using public pay phones. The records, obtained by The Sunday Times, show that the terrorist leader made more calls to Britain than any other country in the two years that he used the phone. He stopped...
  • SARS Here to Stay, Health Experts Say

    04/09/2003 4:17:14 PM PDT · by EternalHope · 45 replies · 1,049+ views
    Reuters ^ | April 9, 2003 | Maggie Fox
    SARS Here to Stay, Health Experts Say Wed April 09, 2003 05:40 PM ET By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An alarming new respiratory disease that spread from southern China to virtually every continent within months is probably here to stay, health experts said on Wednesday. World health officials moved quickly to try to contain the outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome once word got out, but it was carried too quickly by person-to-person contact and is now probably entrenched in the population, they said. The disease concerns doctors because it can cause severe pneumonia that...
  • Milosevic Witness ID Brings Indictment

    04/08/2003 5:24:34 PM PDT · by joan · 6 replies · 430+ views
    AP ^ | April 8 2003
    THE HAGUE, Netherlands - The Yugoslav war crimes tribunal has indicted the editor of a Montenegrin newspaper for revealing the identity of a protected witness in the Slobodan Milosevic (news - web sites ) trial, the court said Tuesday. Monday's action was the first taken against a journalist by the U.N. court. Dusan Jovanovic, who also writes for the daily Dan newspaper, published the name of witness K-32, who testified in July for the prosecution. Jovanovic faces a maximum punishment of seven years imprisonment or a fine of $106,000, or both, if convicted of contempt of court. After the publication...
  • US warns Belgium on war crimes cases(Lawyers Preparing a Case Against President Bush)

    03/18/2003 3:38:25 PM PST · by kattracks · 71 replies · 694+ views
    Reuters | 3/18/03 | Jonathan Wright
    US warns Belgium on war crimes cases WASHINGTON, March 18 (Reuters) - The United States has warned Belgian authorities about the effects of legislation that allows suits against foreign leaders on what Washington considers to be politically motivated charges, U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell said on Tuesday. If such prosecutions proliferate, it could be difficult for senior officials to visit Belgium, which hosts NATO headquarters, he told a group of reporters. The families of victims of a U.S. attack on a Baghdad shelter in the 1991 Gulf War plan to file a complaint in Belgium against Powell, former...
  • "Two Warnings"

    03/12/2003 6:19:17 AM PST · by JudgemAll · 11 replies · 608+ views
    Financial Sense ^ | March 11, 2003 | by J. R. Nyquist
    Except for the arrest of a leading al Qaeda official, the pre-war news has not been happy. Turkey turned its back on America at the eleventh hour, blocking U.S. troop deployments and throwing Washington’s military calculations into confusion. The French recently talked of vetoing a UN resolution on the use of military force against Iraq. Even the Pope, a man who lived under communism in Poland, has declared that a war against totalitarian Iraq would be immoral. On March 5 the Pope sent an emissary to warn President Bush that, “God is not on your side if you invade Iraq.”...
  • URGENT: DISABLED VET TO MAKE HISTORY AS FIRST FLORIDA HOMESTEAD TO BE CONFISCATED VIA EMINENT DOMAIN

    03/10/2003 5:26:01 AM PST · by AAABEST · 313 replies · 2,085+ views
    The Golden Gate Gazette ^ | March 10, 2003 | Kaydee Tuff
    David will take on Goliath, Mar. 13, as Southern Golden Gate Estates property owner Jesse Hardy fights the state of Florida for 160 acres of land he has called home for 27 years.Located in what is called the "Hole in the Donut," the property is part of the state's 55,000-acre buy-out to restore natural water flows to the SGGE, once slated for development.Hardy says his property is not necessary to the restoration project and will not be adversely affected by it."I'm not against any of the environmentalists' work to re-hydrate the Southern Golden Gate Estates," he says. "I'm all for...
  • THE PENTAGON’S NEW MAP (Must read)

    03/10/2003 7:12:37 AM PST · by Valin · 16 replies · 1,035+ views
    Esquire ^ | March 2003 | THOMAS P.M. BARNETT
    IT EXPLAINS WHY WE’RE GOING TO WAR, AND WHY WE’LL KEEP GOING TO WAR. Since the end of the cold war, the United States has been trying to come up with an operating theory of the world—and a military strategy to accompany it. Now there’s a leading contender. It involves identifying the problem parts of the world and aggressively shrinking them. Since September 11, 2001, the author, a professor of warfare analysis, has been advising the Office of the Secretary of Defense and giving this briefing continually at the Pentagon and in the intelligence community. Now he gives it to...
  • 30 years of US vetoes at UN

    03/08/2003 2:48:50 AM PST · by zefrog · 24 replies · 6,163+ views
    USA's 30 Years of UN Vetoes Year - Resolution Vetoed by the USA 1972 Condemns Israel for killing hundreds of people in Syria and Lebanon in air raids. 1973 Afirms the rights of the Palestinians and calls on Israel to withdraw from the occupied territories. 1976 Condemns Israel for attacking Lebanese civilians. 1976 Condemns Israel for building settlements in the occupied territories. 1976 Calls for self determination for the Palestinians. 1976 Afirms the rights of the Palestinians. 1978 Urges the permanent members (USA, USSR, UK, France, China) to insure United Nations decisions on the maintenance of international peace and security....
  • Probe sought of French parts sales

    03/07/2003 11:14:39 PM PST · by kattracks · 48 replies · 607+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 3/08/03 | Bill Gertz
    <p>The U.S. government should investigate reports that France allowed Iraq to obtain military equipment in violation of U.N. sanctions, a senior Republican senator said yesterday.</p> <p>"There is no need for France to sell equipment to Saddam Hussein," said Sen. Ted Stevens of Alaska. "It is international treason. ... It is in violation of a U.N. resolution, and there should be no question — no question — about French officials. They should come forward quickly to deal with the story."</p>
  • Move over Constitution, we've got U.N. charter: war maneuvers play into hands of internationalists

    02/28/2003 12:03:55 AM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 41 replies · 3,481+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com | Friday, February 28, 2003 | By Diana Lynne
    A renown constitutional scholar predicts a United States-led war with Iraq could result not just in the loss of Saddam Hussein's sovereignty, but that of the U.S. as well, which in turn leads to the loss of personal liberty for individual American citizens. It's not that Herb Titus is anti-war. He just thinks President George W. Bush is going about it the wrong way. Titus sees a hidden danger in the Bush administration's need to appease the international community by working through the diplomatic channels of the United Nations Security Council. Security Council members in New York continue to debate...