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  • Message to Obama: Leave Our Jobs Here, Bring Our Sovereignty Back

    President Obama headed overseas to collect his Nobel Peace Prize and make his pitch for collective action on climate change. Of course, if our president commits us to any binding agreement to reduce greenhouse gases, our jobs will be heading overseas too.

    The Senate’s 1997 Byrd-Hagel Resolution warned not to enter into any global warming treaty, at the time the Kyoto Protocol, which leaves out developing nations or hurts the American economy. Congressman Doug Lamborn (R-CO) is taking Byrd-Hagel one step further by introducing House Resolution 945, which says the U.S. should not be a part of any treaty that would infringe upon our national sovereignty and hurt our economy. Specifically, the resolution says:

    (1) the United States should not be a signatory to any protocol or other agreement regarding the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change of 1992, at negotiations in Copenhagen in December 2009 or thereafter, which would–

    (A) result in significant harm to the economy of the United States; or

    (B) compromise American sovereignty by requiring the United States to submit to decisions of international inspection, compliance, and enforcement mechanisms; and

    (2) the United States should demand in any such discussions or negotiations that any protocol or agreement must not mandate new commitments to limit or reduce greenhouse gas emissions for the United States and other Annex I Developed Country Parties without binding, verifiable, and enforceable commitments to limit or reduce greenhouse gas emissions for Developing Country Parties within the same compliance period.

    When President Obama returns from Copenhagen, let’s hope he brings American sovereignty with him. For more on the economic consequences of a climate treaty, read Ben Lieberman’s “What Americans Need to Know” and for more on the threat a climate change treaty poses on our nation’s sovereignty, read Steve Groves’ paper, “The Kyoto II Climate Change Treaty.”

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    5 Responses to Message to Obama: Leave Our Jobs Here, Bring Our Sovereignty Back

    1. S. Gompers says:

      Wonderful post,unfortunately, sovereignty was given away in 1913 with the creation of the FED. Bankruptcy occurred in 1933, and receivership was confirmed in 1993. All rule of law now is by treaty or Admiralty court.

      For a real shocker, see Agenda 21.

      Mr. Speaker, we are here now in chapter 11… Members of Congress are official trustees presiding over the greatest reorganization of any Bankrupt entity in world history, the U.S. Government. We are setting forth, hopefully, a blueprint for our future. There are some who say it is a coroner’s report that will lead to our demise.

      Representative Traficant Reports On The Bankruptcy Of The United States, United States Congressional Record, March 17, 1993 VOL. 33, page H-1303

      It is an established fact that the United States Federal Government has been dissolved by the Emergency Banking Act, March 9, 1933, 48 Stat. 1, Public Law 89-719; Declared by President Roosevelt, being bankrupt and insolvent. H. J. R. 192, 73rd. Congress in session June 5, 1933 – Joint Resolution To Suspend The Gold Standard and Abrogate The Gold Clause dissolved the Sovereign Authority of the United States and the official capacities of all United States Government Offices, Officers and Departments and is further evidence that the United States Federal Government exists today in name only.

      We will never be allowed out of receivership, and the more debt we incur from our creditors, the more sway they have over us and our policies.

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    3. S. Gompers says:

      "By Nick Loris President Obama headed overseas to collect his Nobel Peace Prize and make his pitch for collective action on climate change. Of course, if our president commits us to any binding agreement to reduce greenhouse gases, our jobs will be head…"

      Agenda 21.

    4. John B. San Diego says:

      S.Gompers…President Andrew Jackson along with and recognizing the faults he had as President would be better for this country today as he was better for the country in his day. Obama simply doesn't get it…"We Patriots" will give everything up rather than play "HIS GAME". To that end WHCS deadfish has missed the boat…Emanuel…waiting at the dock…has promised everyone___everything…he along with Geithner forgot to pass out the oars! Instead he gave the treasure to the pirates!

    5. cie jackson,georgia says:

      In the 1970's unions begged the american people to buy american….i have bought,in the past, too much foreign goods……..shame on me and all

      americans who did not fight to save american jobs, then there is Clinton (wto)and Bush (CAFTA). THE VERY PEOPLE WE ELECT TO OFFICE SCREW THE AMERICAN PEOPLE, BUT THEN, WE LET THEM……..GOOD ARTICLE

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