Obama UNHRC

OBAMA PLACES THE PEOPLE OF THE US BEFORE THE LIKES OF N.KOREA AND LIBYA…….

The Marxist moron is clearly on a mission to delegitimize the US before the world. The Tundra Tabloids can’t wait for the next US elections in 2012 where Republican candidates delegitimize this punk before the electorate and eject his sorry rear out of office. KGS
Obama: Oh, I agree with everything that the UNHRC nails
the United States for, they are a despicable people.

U.N. Gives Obama a New ‘Shellacking’ — Over Human Rights!

The Obama administration got a new “shellacking” this morning, this one entirely voluntary. In the name of improving America’s image abroad, it sent three top officials from the State Department to Geneva’s U.N. Human Rights Council to be questioned about America’s human rights record by the likes of Cuba, Iran, and North Korea.
This was the first so-called “universal periodic review” of human rights in the U.S. by the Council, which the Obama administration decided to join in 2009. 

The move represents a striking departure from prior American foreign policy, which has been to ratify selected human rights treaties after due consideration and submit American policy-makers to recommendations based on well-conceived standards accepted by the United States.

But in the three-hour inquisition which took place this morning, Michael Posner, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor responded with “thanks to very many of the delegations for thoughtful comments and suggestionsshortly after Cuba said the U.S. blockade of Cuba was a “crime of genocide,” Iran “condemned and expressed its deep concern over the situation of human rights” in the United States, and North Korea said it was “concerned by systematic widespread violations committed by the United States at home and abroad.”

According to the Council’s procedure, all U.N. members are given carte blanche to comment and make recommendations to the state in the docket. But since only three hours are allotted per state, the practice has emerged of allowing approximately only the first sixty to speak.

This morning fifty-six countries lined-up for the opportunity to have at the U.S. representatives, many standing in line overnight a day ago in order to be near the top of the list. Making it to the head of the line were Cuba, Venezuela, Russia, Iran, Nicaragua, Bolivia, and North Korea.

Recommendations to improve the U.S. human rights record included Cuba’s advice to end “violations against migrants and mentally ill persons” and “ensure the right to food and health.”

Iran – currently poised to stone an Iranian woman for adultery – told the U.S. “effectively to combat violence against women.”

North Korea – which systematically starves a captive population – told the U.S. “to address inequalities in housing, employment and education” and “prohibit brutality…by law enforcement officials.”

Libya complained about U.S. “racism, racial discrimination and intolerance.”

In response to the many Guantanamo-related criticisms, the State Department’s top legal adviser, Harold Koh, blamed the failure to close the facility on others: “President Obama cannot close Guantanamo alone. That also involves our allies, the courts, and our Congress.”

The U.S. delegation was at pains to impress the international crowd. Esther Brimmer, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of International Organizations, told the assembled: “it is an honor to be in this chamber.”

She was referring to the meeting place of the U.N. Human Rights Council – the new and improved lead U.N. human rights body created by the General Assembly in 2006 over the negative vote cast by the United States. In this very chamber the Council has adopted more resolutions and decisions condemning Israel than all other 191 UN member states combined. Calling the chamber home, for instance, are Council members Libya, Saudi Arabia, Cuba and China.

The Obama administration has until Tuesday to decide if it accepts or rejects the recommendations. The whole list of criticisms and recommendations, as well as the U.S. response, will be put together in a document distributed globally by the U.N. for the future edification of America-bashers around the world.

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One Response

  1. The best defense is a good offense. This deflection is a well-worn tactic, and is the hallmark of these collectively mentally-deranged totalitarian systems.

    However, to the self-hating sectors of the West whose values have become inverted, it's music to their ears and is exactly what they want to hear when they get corroboration from their romanticized heroes.

    In the delusional world of the Western liberals truth is moldable to what one wants to hear. Since all cultures are the equally valid, there is no point in discussing anything.

    I never really believed that mass insanity could exist but the more I see the more I realize how endemic is this characteristic of human nature – that minds can be pretty easily subverted on a mass scale. Facts become irrelevant, any ideology becomes truth, history can be revised, and murderous hatred can become normalized.

    The insanity of the collective belief systems seen in Nazi states, from before my time, has always been hard to get a handle on, but what I see today is very similar.

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