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The U.S. Should Ditch The U.N.
Jimmy Moore
March 26, 2003

This is actually long overdue, but...

The time has come for us to officially ditch the U.N. after nearly 60 years of their brazen push for a socialist, one-world government bought and paid for by the taxpaying citizens of the United States of America!

The U.N.ís disapproval and defiance of the U.S.-led war against Iraq is the deciding factor in this much needed decision to abandon the world organization. For all intents and purposes, the U.N. has become worthless!

Many of the countries who make up the Security Council of the United Nations are led by dictators and/or Muslim regimes that detest the nation of Israel, a strong American ally. Furthermore, these member of the U.N. Security Council have abdicated their responsibility to uphold the very disarmament resolutions against Saddam Hussein they passed.

The United Nations apparently has no other reason for existence except to prevent the United States from defending itself from terrorist regimes like the one in Iraq. This was perfectly illustrated when the U.N. decided to form a disarmament committee that would be chaired by IRAQ!!! What foolishness!

Even the human rights committee has been taken over by those who systematically and purposefully abuse human rights in their own country. In Zimbabwe, for example, the African people are starving to death because of their ruthless government leaders. All the while, the U.N. does NOTHING about these atrocities!

Although the United States has subsidized more than a fourth of the U.N. budget since it began, we are constantly lambasted by them. Regardless of our contributions both monetarily and militarily in support of the U.N., they have continued to pose a serious threat to Americaís sovereignty as a nation and to our best interests economically and politically. All the while, we keep paying our dues to the United Nations year after year.

This nonsense needs to stop NOW!

Yesterday, U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan arrogantly lectured U.S. National Security Advisor Condeleeza Rice that the United States is responsible for providing humanitarian relief to the Iraqi people. DUH?!

Has Annan become so jaded that he thinks we would purposely prevent food and water from being provided to the people of Iraq? Why doesnít he say anything about Saddam Hussein turning off the water supply to his own people before the war began and then planted land mines in Umm Qasr, a key point of entry for humanitarian workers? Annan is conspicuously quiet about this. Kofi Annan is a straw-man leader at best and has no right to tell the United States how to conduct this war!

Thankfully, someone in the United States has the courage to do something about the charade known as the United Nations!

Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) has reintroduced a bill known as The American Sovereignty Restoration Act, or H.R. 1146. This bill would repeal the United Nations Participation Act of 1945 and other laws related to the United Statesí involvement in the United Nations.

If this bill became law, then President Bush would be permitted to immediately withdraw the United States from participating in the U.N. and any of its affiliated bodies. Additionally, the U.S. Mission to the U.N. would be closed and the U.N. would be kicked out of the United States for good!

Other provisions of H.R. 1146 include the following prohibitions:

- Any U.S. contributions, whether assessed or voluntary, to the U.N.
- Any U.S. contributions to a U.N. military or military operation
- Any U.S. contributions to a U.N. peacekeeping operation
- Any U.S. armed forces from serving under U.N. command

This is exactly what the United States needs to do! But...

There is one small problem. H.R. 1146 has 6 co-sponsors in the U.S. House of Representatives, but it is stuck in the International Relations committee, led by Rep. Henry Hyde (R-IL). If it does not come out of committee quickly, then it will surely be shot down.

Thatís where strong public support from people like YOU comes in.

We need to contact our elected officials in Washington, D.C. and tell them that we want the United States to get OUT of the U.N. as soon as possible! We must get out of the United Nations for the sake of protecting and preserving this great country of ours. If we do not do this, then we risk having the U.N. destroy the freedom and sovereignty that America fought for over 225 years ago!

Contact your Congressman today!

Congress District 1
Henry Brown (R)
1035 Dominion Dr.
Hanahan, SC 29406

Congress District 2
Joe Wilson (R)
1700 Sunset Blvd (US 378), Suite 1
West Columbia, SC 29169
Mailing Address: PO Box 7381
Columbia, SC 29202
Phone(803) 939-0041
Fax (803) 939-0078

Congress District 3
Gresham Barrett (R)
315 S. McDuffie Street
Anderson, SC 29622

Congress District 4
Jim DeMint (R)
300 East Washington St., Suite 101
Greenville, SC 29601

Congress District 5
John Spratt (D)
233 Kings Mountain St.
York, SC 29745

Congress District 6
Jim Clyburn (D)
1703 Gervais Street
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 799-1100

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How Ironic that his article pops up at the same time that Annan admits the failure of the UN to stop 800,000 people from being killed.
At the Rwanda Memorial, Annan admits fault that the UN was neither prepared to stop the attrocaties or concerned about it.

"I believed at the time that I was doing my best. . . .

Read the rest.

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