AUSTAN GOOLSBEE: I think the world vests too much power, certainly in the president, probably in Washington in general for its influence on the economy, because most all of the economy has nothing to do with the government.
2001-2008: Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
2009-2016: Dissent is the highest form of racism.
2017-? (Probably): Dissent is the highest form of misogyny.
Until quite recently I thought the left was in favor of the separation between Church and State.
What was it that convinced them otherwise, I wonder?
The stoning of Gays and adulterers? Multiple wives and marrying children?
Would one of you lefties out there please explain this turnabout?
Now, is America's human rights record perfect? Absolutely not -- of course not. But is it as bad as somewhere like Sudan? Also of course not. So, while it may be embarressing officially admitting that human rights haven't always been upheld in America, I'm glad America has swallowed its pride for a greater good.
I hate the idea of causes, and if I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country. E.M. Forster
Who, apart from the third worlders on the UNHRC, actually cares about the human rights record in the United States and what would they do about it anyway? That would be a matter for the Americans to resolve.
Americans have been solving their own problems for well over two centuries and certainly need no advice from the clowns in the UNHSC who have little knowledge or experience in these matters. Not even in their own countries.
If you sincerely want to check out a first world country were human rights are in jeopardy, you might try that Irish backwater.
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