~ “I hope we once again have reminded people that man is not free unless government is limited. There’s a clear cause and effect here that is as neat and predictable as a law of physics: as government expands, liberty contracts.” Ronald Reagan.
Photo: “¡EL PUEBLO UNIDO JAMÁS SERÁ VENCIDO! Éxodo Migrante afuera de Arriaga, Chiapas México” Translation: The United people will never be defeated! Migrant Exodus outside arriaga, Chiapas Mexico Source: Pueblo Sin Fronteras (Facebook)
I would like to believe that these left-leaning rabbis, ministers, and imams had good intentions, joining together to meet the caravan of migrants and provide them with food, clothing and solace, but their logic is deeply flawed. Whatever their intent, it is unconscionable and immoral for them to presume that they have the authority to offer the United States of America, home to more than 325.7 million American citizens, to any foreign hordes. In breaking the law, they are setting themselves above the law, which is something expressly forbidden in Judaism and Christianity.
Some of the rabbis used the Holocaust as false justification for the men’s trek to the north (95% of the lot are men), but theirs is a misplaced spirit of humanitarianism. They have drawn an unsuitable equivalence between the European Jews who were forced to flee their homes in fear for their lives with the Central Americans who were lured by the promise of welfare. This sense of social justice is peculiarly selective, inasmuch as the rabbis were silent when “Palestinian” youths were propelling incendiary kites and balloons over Israel for more than a half year, burning thousands of acres of precious land and life; silent during these years of firing rockets and mortars into Israel, killing, crippling, and destroying; silent when Jews are attacked on the streets of Israel, France, Sweden, and Brooklyn; and silent when jihada and anti-Semite, Linda Sarsour, rants her hatred against Jews and President Trump[…]
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Every Monday, the WoW! community and our invited guests weigh in at the Watcher’s Forum, short takes on a major issue of the day, the culture, or daily living. This week’s question:Should The U.S. Leave The UN?
James Kirwan: Good question. I believe the US should leave the organization and turn the building into rent-controlled apartments on Turtle Bay to help alleviate the dearth of affordable apartments in NYC. I’d love to see the General Assembly turned into a food court: they could even keep the flags if they add Panda Express and Taco Bell.
The truth is the current administration could simply walk out of the organization. Nikki Haley would resign her position and the President and Secretary of State would refuse to submit her replacement. Since the position is appointment, there is nothing Congress could do about it.
If Congress wanted to support the move, it could defund the organization by submitting and approving legislation to the President to do that. During both Bush administrations the USA withheld dues to the organization, but succeeding presidents Clinton and Obama reversed those moves.
Such moves would be temporary. The next Democratic administration could simply return to the organization by paying the dues and appointing a UN Permanent Representative.
Permanently leaving the UN would be a major change in diplomatic policy, and major changes are difficult to get done in a huge, bureaucratic organization with checks and balances built in. There would be significant bureaucratic resistance to doing so, with every step likely fought in the courts. It would take years and require like-minded Democrats – something that I don’t see happening without a major screw up by the UN. And an organization that promotes anti-Semitism,protects child rapists, and is incapable of protecting villages from genocide or the world from a nuclear North Korea proves it has staying power after some pretty serious screw ups.
But the truth is that the UN has little clout and with each scandal it loses more. Perhaps the best solution from the perspective of those of us who want the USA to leave the UN is to ignore it and allow the organization to sink into complete irrelevance through its own mistakes.
Doug Hagin:WE should leave post haste frankly. The UN (Useless nations, as I call it) is a nest of miscreant nations which always seem to favor dictators and terrorists while bad mouthing the western nations. Especially the US and Israel.
The UN was a good idea on its face after WWII. Unfortunately, FDR, the first world leader to recognize the Soviet Union insisted that ‘Uncle’ Joe Stalin have a major seat at the table and a veto. President Truman had a whole host of Soviet sympathizers and outright spies like Alger Hiss advising him that he inherited from FDR’s administration. So he likewise compounded this grave error, even giving Soviet satellites who were basically colonies of the USSR their own seats and votes. Big mistake…totalitarian dictatorships never play well with democracies. That of course opened the door for all sorts of dictatorships and failed states to destroy the original premise like termites while milking western democracies for all kinds of cash.
The UN Human Rights Commission(UNHRC) was always one of the laughable misnomers ever. It was constantly dominated by some of the most despotic countries in history, and it’s main objective, really, was demonizing Israel which made it a great group to be part of as far as Barack Hussein Obama was concerned.
A year year after it was established, in 2007, the UNHRC passed what they called Permanent Agenda Item 7. What it did was to establish a separate standard for judging anything Israel did. It provided a platform to automatically ‘investigate’ Israel and condemn it for just about anything it did to defend itself, while taking for granted any Palestinian libel against Israel.
In other words, special standards for Jews and Israel and a different one for say, Iran, Venezuela or Pakistan. There’s a word for that.
To show you how this worked in practice, out of 135 resolutions the UNHRC passed, 68 of them condemned Israel for ‘human rights violations.’ By contrast, Iran was mentioned just six times.
UN organizations like UNESCO and UNWRA operate on similar levels. They’re all simply just money pits for the U.S. taxpayer.
We get nothing out of it, and nothing of any value whatsoever is accomplished based on the UN’s original goals. There’s no reason for America to stay in the UN.
Laura Rambeau Lee: With a total of 193 member nations, the United States is assessed 22% of the United Nations regular budget and 28% of its peace keeping budget, which they calculate as our “fair share” contribution to this organization. This translates to over eight billion dollars annually our government is taking of our hard earned tax money which is being turned over to be redistributed to other member nations as they see fit. The United Nations is at the forefront of the climate change hoax, which is a scheme to redistribute wealth from developed to developing countries. Even more insidious is the impact the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has on our educational system. What started out as the International Baccalaureate programme, a high school charter school, now has programs beginning in elementary school and continues through middle and high school. The agenda has been to promote cultural diversity and indoctrinating our youth to believe they are citizens of a global community. This is pure Marxist and collectivist ideology and it is being inserted into much of the curriculum to which our children are being exposed. We should absolutely pull ourselves and our money out of the United Nations and get the United Nations out of the United States.
Well, there it is!
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While in the United States, Americans have the right to vote, Progressives along with the United Nations Human Rights Council who has no legal jurisdiction over our country or its laws alleges that voter id laws are oppressive and violate the human rights of African Americans.
Hypocritical? A double standard? You betcha but wait there is more…
Even though, “if you like your healthcare plan, you can keep your healthcare plan” and “if you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor” are among the greatest lies ever told (my emphasis), the greatest lie ever told goes to Barack Obama mentor (one of them anyway), Karl Marx, “Proletariat of the world, unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains.”
Marx was speaking about Communism which can only be achieved by the elimination of private property, national, religious, even ethnic identities and capitalism which would eliminate inequality and suffering. The people pushing the latter often do so from their Apple devices while sipping on a cinnamon dolce macchiato from Starbucks and eating fast food, all of which are devices of capitalism.
As for the eradication of inequality and suffering through the elimination of capitalism and private property and businesses, history has proven just well Communism worked under Stalin, Mao and just to name a few, today in Cuba, South Africa and Venezuela. Another aspect of Communism is urban housing to be addressed at a later date.
Eliminating the “Bill of Rights,” ownership of private property, capitalism, national, religious and ethnic identities and replacing it with “class identity,” “collectivism” and “open borders” would open the door wider toward the Communist ruling class and elites having dominion over every aspect of our lives from to the food we eat, to our health and wallets.
Imagine utopia such a nightmare on a global scale. It must be denied; such would explain why the Communist media complex, its pundits and bureaucrats, all Marxist elites are throwing the label “nationalism” around as if one’s love of country is such a horrific act, the revelations of which have been realized by those fighting to exit the European Union.
ID2020 – Government Issued Digital IDs – Communist World Order
As states continue to shove the Real ID down the throats of its citizens under the guise that it’s for their own good (a) hackers continue to spoof these cards/biometric ids in the wallets, pockets, cellphones of the holder and by accessing vulnerable government databases.
Likewise, the United Nations appears to be on schedule as they roll out ID2020 (a) the distribution by nations of government-issued digital identity cards containing the biometrics, legal identity, birth registration, financial data, etc. belonging to the individual; and (b) a database that stores the biometrics, legal identity, birth registration, financial data, etc. belonging to every person on the planet.
Pushing for a cashless society, the implementation of ID2020 in partnership with the donor classes, and entities from UNICEF, the World Bank, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Accenture, The Rockefeller Foundation to Big Pharma and those governments advocating redistribution of wealth and fundamental transformation. (Hint, hint. Sound familiar? No? See below.)
As noted on the ID2020 Alliance website, this is not about the individual but rather how to control and have dominion over the individual by the global elites:
…By coordinating funding for identity and channeling those funds towards high-impact projects, this alliance model enables diverse stakeholders – UN agencies, NGOs, governments, and enterprises – to pursue a coordinated approach and creates a pathway for efficient implementation at scale….
Another reason to defund the UN and every entity connected to ID 2020 Alliance down to the last cent.
…For digital identity to meet the needs of governments, international organizations, businesses and individuals alike, it must be:
Personal: unique to you and only you
Persistent: lives with you from life to death
Portable: accessible anywhere you happen to be
Private: only you can give permission to use or view data
To meet these criteria, an approach based on open standards and open API is critical, facilitating vendor neutrality, ensuring there’s room for continued innovation, and allowing an ecosystem to develop around a framework for technical interoperability. No government, country or organization can solve this challenge alone….
Cutting the Core of Globalists Newspeak
It’s all about control.
The intent of a “universal digital identity,” is to, and if successful will, control every aspect of our lives. It must supersede national identity and sovereignty, most importantly that of Americans in order for the New World Order to achieve its goals thus explaining eight years of Barack Obama’s endless regurgitation of “I am a citizen of the world,” “that’s not who we are” while repeatedly appeasing America’s enemies and expressing his disdain for our nation.
It is interesting to note that only Americans and Europeans are accused of “nationalism” while other nations (dog whistle for non-white) nations are not.
Left out of the discussion is that Americans of every ethnicity and legal immigrants in the USA express their patriotism and love for our country. The sames goes across the pond in Europe where many express their patriotism and love of their countries but that’s “racist” “anti-Islamic” “xenophobic” “not who we are”?
As living in a sanctuary city affords me a front row seat, I have during discussions with or simply observed people from other countries expressing love and pride of their homeland which is NEVER called into question. Yet, in this same sanctuary city, expressing one’s love of country as an American with the exception of September 11, 2001, is shocking to stupid Americans, frowned upon, mocked by many and held in disdain.
My cab driver who jokingly (or so he pretends) states from time to time, “You know you can’t say that in front of other people” is aware that I am an unapologetic and unhyphenated American. He is from Guyana, a proud legal immigrant and while he will say that he is American, I have noticed that he is always a Guyanese first. When he speaks of legal immigrants from Guyana, he says that they are Guyanese and then follows it up with they are here legally.
The short of it: It is fine for a Jamaican, Haitian, Mexican, South American, Nigerian or Arab to embrace nationalism but “racist” “anti-Islamic” “xenophobic” “not who we are” according to spin masters for Americans and Europeans (because someone has decided that they’re all white) to express the same.
Such a load of b.s. Every day, we are witnessing two sets of laws in the United States, one set of laws for illegal immigrants and another for legal immigrants and natural born Americans with natural born Americans being pushed to the rear of the bus as a punishment for being who we are and for our love of country.
The intent is to force Americans to relinquish their identity and spirituality to clear the path for Communism only across the planet.
UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Goal 16.9 – LEGAL ID – ID2020
[Newspeak: The above banner represents UN SDG’s Goal 16. It is reminiscent of AntiFa fascists stomping on the heads of their victims while shouting “Love trumps hate” and insisting that they’re fighting to defeat fascism and Nazism. The banner and those behind it are no more peaceful or seeking peace than AntiFa fascists.]
“The ID2020 Alliance is a global partnership working to address the lack of recognized identity by more than a billion people around the world, in accordance with Target 16.9 of the Sustainable Development Goals.
“Reaching the goal outlined in Target 16.9 of the Sustainable Development Goals is ambitious and will require coherent and coordinated action at the national, regional and global levels. The overall objective of the ID2020 Alliance is to empower individuals, enable economic opportunity, and advance global development by increasing access to digital identity.”
“A unique convergence of trends provides an unprecedented opportunity to make a coordinated, concerted push towards the goal of universal digital identity.”
That is the goal of a United Nations-backed organization called ID2020.
Ultimately, the goal of this group is to implement target 16.9 of the 17 goals laid out in the UN’s Sustainable Development. Goal 16.9 reads, “by 2030, [they will] provide legal ID for all, including birth registration.” This is exactly what ID2020 intends to do!
All that and more in this bombshell report…
Additionally, all of us should be outraged by the United Nations who have adopted a global “action plan” demanding a planetary education regime that will brainwash our children into social-justice warriors and sustainability-minded world citizens.
The UN will promote “merged development” of the “whole person” including their beliefs, values, spirituality and lifestyle. Their goal included indoctrinating our youth to understand their responsibilities to “protect the planet,” and promote the UN agenda for the “common good.” Meaning throw personal individuality and freedom out the door and accept the hive mentality of “the good of the whole…”
One final point, as Muslims continue to converge upon Europe (and the United States) in overwhelming numbers, the claim is that these people have no identification to confirm or deny who they are yet the UN “High Commissioner for Refugees” courtesy of Accenture has implemented the use of “biometric technology to identify and track refugees.”
The UNHCR will use Accenture’s Biometric Identity Management System (BIMS) for the endeavor. BIMS can be used to collect facial, iris, and fingerprint biometric data, and will also be used to provide many refugees with their only form of official documentation. The system will work in conjunction with Accenture’s Unique Identity Service Platform (UISP) to send this information back to a central database in Geneva, allowing UNHCR offices all over the world to effectively coordinate with the central UNHCR authority in tracking refugees.
Starting with a pilot project in the Dzaleka Refugee Camp in Malawi, the program has blossomed over the last couple of years to provide services in refugee camps in Thailand and Chad, with over 220,000 people identified in the two countries so far. It’s an ambitious project, but Accenture has experience with large-scale biometric system initiatives, having helped the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Biometric Identity Management with a major border control project, for example. This latest endeavor will see the company’s technology used in important humanitarian efforts – and in fact it seems to have already helped hundreds of thousands.
Think what you will, but it seems to me that since the UNHCR had the ability to track so-called “refugees” on a global scale for a few years now that they know more those than they’re shifting across the planet than they’re letting. Thus, one can only assume that citizens of countries under invasion are intentionally being kept out of the loop by elected bureaucrats.
Another reason to despise Microsoft, as if you needed, it: Windows 10 Features Built-In Biometrics System. The talking points is that it will eliminate the need for passwords via Windows Hello. I hate Windows Hello and have disabled it. Privacy issue? Windows? Hell yes.
Trump made it simple: antisemitism is bad and it needs to stop so, of course, Stephen Goldstein, a Jewish Leftist hiding behind Anne Frank attacked him for not doing enough.
Trump addressed antisemitism in a short statement at the National Museum of African American History and Culture:
I know President Obama was here for the museum’s opening last fall, and I’m honored to be the second sitting president to visit this great museum.
Today and every day of my presidency, I pledge to do everything I can to continue that promise of freedom for African-Americans and for every American, so important, nothing more important.
This tour was a meaningful reminder of why we have to fight bigotry, intolerance, and hatred in all of its very ugly forms. The anti-Semitic threats targeting our Jewish community and community centers are horrible and are painful and a very sad reminder of the work that still must be done to root out hate and prejudice and evil.
Given that he was at the African American history museum and not the Holocaust Museum, I thought the brevity was appropriate[…]
ith so much media attention drawn to other events, you may not know that on Sept. 30, 2016 the United States is set to hand over control of US internet to global authority. It’s complicated. There are reasons to not privatize the internet, not allow global control; yet there are reasons to remove the US stronghold of the internet after revelations of abuse and US surveillance. However, because the general public has not sufficiently been informed, because there appear to be back room deals and because the internet is SO important economically, socially, globally, in every sector, we think this transfer of US internet control should not happen quietly and should not happen during an election year when the public is not aware, not fully apprised of its impact. Importantly, there is no guarantee of internet freedom of speech, privacy and security written into this transfer.
The transfer of internet rights is not to be taken lightly
Imagine an internet where you cannot access certain sites, such as news sites or Twitter, Google, or DNCLeaks or Facebook. Imagine instead, an internet that could be censored, like currently is the situation in China or Russia or Iran. Why would the US transfer the oversight of our internet to countries outside of the US? Once control is abdicated and the internet authority is transferred out of US borders, our US Laws, our US Constitution and guaranteed Freedom of sSeech would no longer apply. Censorship-free Internet access is an American right, but perhaps not for long, especially, critics say, if the internet will be under UN control.
This push to give away oversight of our internet has been in the works for several years. In 2014, Robert Atkinson, president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, a nonpartisan tech-focused D.C. think tank, wrote that in transferring internet control, the U.S. was effectively giving up its “bodyguard” role. “While on the surface this may seem like a simple administrative decision that gives more control over this key Internet function to more stakeholders, it could actually have far reaching negative implications for the freedom and security of the Internet,” he wrote.
Fast forward to today, two years later, where the same concerns of internet censorship, security, and privacy rights remain, yet the transfer of US internet authority is scheduled to go through at midnight on September 30, 2016, UNLESS Congress creates and passes a bill to block it[…]