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American sovereignty and its enemies
Wall Street Journal, by Sohrab Ahmari

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Posted By:Hazymac, 7/20/2013 12:54:11 PM

The George Zimmerman saga came to an end last weekend when a jury of six Florida women found the neighborhood-watch captain not guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. But even before the 15-month legal process had begun last year, the United Nations´ top human-rights official had rendered a guilty verdict—against Mr. Zimmerman and the entire U.S. judicial system. "Justice must be done for the victim," said U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay at an April 2012 press conference. "It´s not just this individual case. It calls into question the delivery of justice

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This insidious Administration is empowering people who want to end American sovereignty and make our citizens beholden to international bureaucrats and politicians. Defeating the pernicious internationalist ideas the likes of Anne-Marie Slaughter and Howard Koh would be worth fighting a hot war to prevent. I miss Sen. Kyl, who believes in preserving our freedoms.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Hazymac, 7/20/2013 1:03:05 PM     (No. 9433989)

"Defeating the pernicious internationalist ideas of the likes of Anne-Marie Slaughter...."

During a week of unusually vigorous intellectual activity from the writers whose articles are posted here, this one stands out as one of the best. Although much of the WSJ´s content is hidden behind the subscription wall, this article came up immediately without my having to sign in. I urge everyone to read it. The internationalists need to be banished to whatever passes for Siberia in this country, if not to the actual place itself. What Koh and Slaughter (asnd their benefactor Obama) have in mind for you is infuriating. If the officious UN doesn´t butt out of our affairs, it should be abandoned.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: alpha91c, 7/20/2013 1:23:50 PM     (No. 9434027)

Our congress appears helpless and/or indifferent to this onslaught against national sovereignty. This leaves the greater mass of citizens pretty much helpless to do anything.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 7/20/2013 2:05:28 PM     (No. 9434096)

Thank you for re-posting this article, OP.

I couldn´t agree more that it should be read by everyone.

That nest of vipers should be should removed from American soil, American taxpayer funds cut off, and the pretense ended that they are beneficial to the world.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: OC Jackson, 7/20/2013 4:31:54 PM     (No. 9434264)

Help the UN relocate--Somalia is a fine place for the organization.

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