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  • Lisbon Treaty Already Undermining U.S. National Security

    Following the introduction of the EU’s Lisbon Treaty, the European Parliament has claimed its first scalp thanks to the increased powers bestowed upon it by the Treaty; and it has a distinctly anti-American flavor. Voting in Strasbourg, Parliamentarians voted down an EU-US agreement on tracking terrorist financing which was agreed in November 2009, before the passage of the Lisbon Treaty.

    Top Administration officials, including Secretary of State Hillary Clinton are reportedly furious. The Terrorism Finance Tracking Project, introduced after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, is now in jeopardy. This comes in the wake of the attempted al-Qaeda terrorist bombing of flight 253 from Amsterdam-Detroit on Christmas Day. So much for “nous sommes tous Americains.”

    The European Parliament is an endemically anti-American institution which has relentlessly prosecuted the American-led war on terrorism. In 2006, it formed a temporary committee to investigate America’s extraordinary rendition program, with some MEP’s comparing U.S. detention sites with the Soviet gulags.

    There is intense dissatisfaction and disillusionment among Europeans with the Parliament, resulting in the lowest turnout for Europe-wide elections last June. That dissatisfaction is clearly spreading to the U.S. now, despite President Obama’s massive commitment to improving America’s image in Europe. The Administration should rue the day that it congratulated the EU on the passage of the Lisbon Treaty.

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    16 Responses to Lisbon Treaty Already Undermining U.S. National Security

    1. Randy Sa Tx says:

      Americans lets not forget about our history with Nicaragua.And what happend when Nicaragua went to the Security Council.Nicaragua's brought the matter to the U.N. Security Council, where the United States vetoed a resolution calling on all states to observe international law. Also turned to the General Assembly, which passed a resolution 94 to 3 calling for compliance with the World Court ruling. Two states, Israel and El Salvador, joined the United States in opposition. At that time, El Salvador was receiving substantial funding and military advisement from the U.S., which was aiming to crush a Sandinista-like revolutionary movement by the FMLN. At the same session, Nicaragua called upon the U.N. to send an independent fact-finding mission to the border to secure international monitoring of the borders after a conflict there; the proposal was rejected by Honduras with U.S. backing. A year later, on November 12, 1987, the General Assembly again called for "full and immediate compliance" with the World Court decision. This time only Israel joined the United States in opposing adherence to the ruling.

      Whos is undermining whos national security?

    2. Randy Sa Tx says:

      Americans lets not forget about our history with Nicaragua.And what happend when Nicaragua went to the Security Council.Nicaragua’s brought the matter to the U.N. Security Council, where the United States vetoed a resolution calling on all states to observe international law. Also turned to the General Assembly, which passed a resolution 94 to 3 calling for compliance with the World Court ruling. Two states, Israel and El Salvador, joined the United States in opposition. At that time, El Salvador was receiving substantial funding and military advisement from the U.S., which was aiming to crush a Sandinista-like revolutionary movement by the FMLN. At the same session, Nicaragua called upon the U.N. to send an independent fact-finding mission to the border to secure international monitoring of the borders after a conflict there; the proposal was rejected by Honduras with U.S. backing. A year later, on November 12, 1987, the General Assembly again called for “full and immediate compliance” with the World Court decision. This time only Israel joined the United States in opposing adherence to the ruling.

      Whos is undermining whos national security?

    3. Cyndi & Bruce, C says:

      We've been telling people for 2 years to keep an eye on Germany and they thought we were crazy and said we should watch Iran. This is just the beginning of their anti-American agenda. President Obama thinks that being amiable to all these countries leaders is going to make them like us, but one man is not going to change their opinions or characters of the nations people. President Obama doesn't seem to have any clue on how to deal with foreign policies when it comes to our nations security, we don't have that safe and secure feeling when we go to bed at night, that we had when President George W. Bush was in office. At least we knew that he was protecting the American people with all he had.

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    6. Ron Derry NH says:

      We were told that these geniuses of liberal propaganda were better than GWBush in every aspect of governing…..well we're waiting.

      Their foreign policies are beginning to show signs of weakness, and the inherent loss of advantage with dealing with terrorists is a result of Obama and Hilary being all talk and no backbone. Perhaps a little too much cool aide results in the naivete' that an America well liked is an America that will get its way in the world of reality, threats and bombs.

      I'm beginning to admire the Cheney fears……..although not a weapon it has its prowess of direct gall effecting its choices based on believability…something Obama and his parade of weak links don't have.

      Like the Jimmy Carter years, we aren't seen as anything but confused ideologues masquerading as world leaders with nothing but apologize as our weapon of choice as we surrender more hard fought gains of diplomacy to the heckling and posturing liberal crowd that is guilty of hubris more than GW was of arrogance.

      This is only going to get worse as the inexperienced golf touring president can't grasp the enormity of his foolishness based on just being present while world demanding situations are taking root against us.

    7. Paul says:

      The danger to our Constitution is if America enters a treaty with other nations. Few peopl recognize such a consequence. Obama cannot be trusted as he has already trashed our economy. Its well known he has "no respect for our Constitution".

    8. Ozzy6900, CT says:

      The EU should look to its past for a moment. Most of Europe wouldn't even exist were it not for the British and American intervention of WWII. How many of these Countries have we liberated, bailed out, rebuilt and poured money into over the decades. Europe should be "paying back" both Britain and the USA for all we have done but it's easier to bad mouth us and stab us in the back because they all know that Britain and the USA will always be there to get them out of trouble when ever they call – or will we?

    9. Lloyd Scallan - New says:

      People, it's not the average people of these countries? It's the SOCIALIST and

      MARXIST Governments now infest these countries. The really scary fact is that

      OUR country is now infested with the same ilk as Europe. Obama and Hillary will

      continue to drag this country into a socialist European state.

    10. Bob Lo Dolce Pa says:

      Lets get out on the UN and use the money we give them to reduce the defecit.

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    12. Dennis Social Circle says:

      There is an old saying "the hand that feeds get bit first". The EU is now biting the hand that fed. The administration is living the respose to the American people, as obama has already declared America as being the triant of the world.

      WE MUST VOTE IN 2010, AND WE MUST DO SO IN LARGE NUMBERS, THIS BS HAS TO STOP.

    13. S Rubicon, Southcent says:

      It seems each & every international treaty is either designed to attack America, or is eventually used to attack America. Many say the UN small arms treaty is no big deal. But, it is. It really is. History proves that whenever any nations peoples are deprived of their rights to keep & bear arms, their own governments end up turning on them & killing hundreds of thousands.

      Its long, but read on…

      A LITTLE GUN HISTORY

      In 1929, the Soviet Union established gun control. From 1929 to 1953, about 20 million dissidents, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.

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      In 1911, Turkey established gun control. From 1915 to 1917, 1.5 million Armenians, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.

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      Germany established gun control in 1938 and from 1939 to 1945, a total of 13 million Jews and others who were unable to defend themselves were rounded up and exterminated.

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      China established gun control in 1935. From 1948 to 1952, 20 million political dissidents, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.

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      Guatemala established gun control in 1964. From 1964 to 1981, 100,000 Mayan Indians, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.

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      Uganda established gun control in 1970. From 1971 to 1979, 300,000 Christians, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.

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      Cambodia established gun control in 1956. From 1975 to 1977, one million educated people, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.

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      Defenseless people rounded up and exterminated in the 20th Century because of gun control: 56 million.

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      It has now been 12 months since gun owners in Australia were forced by new law to surrender 640,38 personal firearms to be destroyed by their own Government, a program costing Australia taxpayers more than $500 million dollars. The first year results are now in:

      List of 7 items:

      Australia-wide, homicides are up 3.2 percent.

      Australia-wide, assaults are up 8.6 percent.

      Australia-wide, armed robberies are up 44 percent (yes, 44 percent)!

      In the state of Victoria alone, homicides with firearms are now up 300 percent. Note that while the law-abiding citizens turned them in, the criminals did not, and criminals still possess their guns!

      While figures over the previous 25 years showed a steady decrease in armed robbery with firearms, this has changed drastically upward in the past 12 months, since criminals now are guaranteed that their prey is unarmed.

      There has also been a dramatic increase in break-ins and assaults of the ELDERLY. Australian politicians are at a loss to explain how public safety has decreased, after such monumental effort, and expense was expended in successfully ridding Australian society of guns. The Australian experience and the other historical facts above prove it.

      You won't see this data on the US evening news, or hear politicians disseminating this information.

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      Guns in the hands of honest citizens save lives and property and, yes, gun-control laws adversely affect only the law-abiding citizens.

      Take note my fellow Americans, before it's too late!

      The next time someone talks in favor of gun control, please remind them of this history lesson.

      With guns, we are 'citizens'. Without them, we are 'subjects'.

      During WWII the Japanese decided not to invade America because they knew most Americans were ARMED!

      If you value your freedom, please spread this anti-gun control message to all of your friends.

      The purpose of fighting is to win. There is no possible victory in defeat. The sword is more important than the shield, and skill is more important than either. The final weapon is the brain. All else is supplemental.

      SWITZERLAND ISSUES EVERY HOUSEHOLD A GUN! SWITZERLAND 'S GOVERNMENT TRAINS EVERY ADULT THEY ISSUE A RIFLE.

      SWITZERLAND HAS THE LOWEST GUN RELATED CRIME RATE OF ANY CIVILIZED COUNTRY IN THE WORLD!

      See attached: http://stephenhalbrook.com/articles/guns-crime-sw

      IT'S A NO BRAINER! DON'T LET OUR GOVERNMENT WASTE MILLIONS OF OUR TAX DOLLARS IN AN EFFORT TO MAKE ALL LAW ABIDING CITIZENS AN EASY TARGET.

      I'm a firm believer of the 2nd Amendment! If you are too, please stand up for it.

    14. Rick, AZ says:

      Good folks, the "people" to watch out for regarding the destruction of the US are the useless nations*, european disunion*, and the rest of the world. As a nation, we are friendless. Only in the past, when we offered truck loads of money, would anyone even speak to us, and that was only to grasp those new bills and grouse that there should be more giving by the capitalist taxpayers.

      Now that we're bankrupt, we're invisible. We can't hand out billions like candy. So sad. Now we know what few friends we have are nothing more than freeloading, parasitic, bottom feeders. Ergo, I propose to spin city east that all foreign aid, loans, grants, any monetary transaction to any and all foreign countries cease immediately, except in the case of balanced trade..

      Anyone planning a trip this summer to eu* land should reconsider and enjoy a trip around the country to see it in all its grandeur.

      *not worthy of being capitalized.

    15. Larry IL says:

      Let us not forget that Executive Order 12425 signed by Barack Obama at the beginning of 2010 has given Interpol, an International organizational organization full rights to investigate Americans on our own soil.

      The order guarantees that Interpol officers have immunity from prosecution for crimes they may commit in the United States. Since Interpol files are immune to disclosure, a citizen could be denied his right to see the information used to prosecute him or her.

      Since Interpol is the investigative for the International Criminal Court you can bet that US citizens will be investigated by a foreign police force, blessed and given total immunity by Obama himself, and dragged before the ICC in the future. Just imagine our sons and daughters being tried by the ICC with the blessing of Obama on political charges for following orders from Obama while the thugs and dictators of the world laugh and plunder on.

      Republicans should be screaming about this Constitutional abomination from the rooftops every single day. I don't even think Obama knows that politicians might also get hawled before the ICC court, maybe even himself. The target is GW Bush but if they try that, Obama himself will be at risk.

    16. Rod, Tex. says:

      Something to think about.

      Notice the boundaries of the eu and the ancient Roman Empire. Now they want ONE man to be the President for 2 1/2 years. Some scary stuff.

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