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    Re: U.S. offers its human rights record for U.N. review

    Human rights is a pretty new idea.

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    Re: U.S. offers its human rights record for U.N. review

    The U.S. came in 28th this year in Transparency International's rating system I believe.

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    Re: U.S. offers its human rights record for U.N. review

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    Re: U.S. offers its human rights record for U.N. review

    I dont get whats the point of this action? 0-0
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    Re: U.S. offers its human rights record for U.N. review

    Quote Originally Posted by Leo View Post
    The US has a record of human rights violations, as has every other developed society on earth. Irrespective of personal opinions of individuals involved with the UN Human Rights Council, the premise that this record should not be examined is flawed. The US government decision to submit this record to examination, indicates it is a civilised society governed by the rule of law (both domestic and international,) and to do any less would indicate something else.
    Who is going to judge the US record and how iwill they compare it to others? Any country on the UNHRC? I don't think so.

    This is just an opportunity for more anti American, and anti Democracy, propaganda and while most can see though this effort it's still amazing that there are so many who continue to fall for it. BHO is, of course, a goofy ideologue who will fall for any of that crap.He is a disgrace.

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    Re: U.S. offers its human rights record for U.N. review

    Quote Originally Posted by Orion View Post
    The U.S. came in 28th this year in Transparency International's rating system I believe.
    We must be careful of these NGO's with alternative agendas. Also providing briefs sitting in judgement of the US at the UNHRC is none other than:

    Human Rights International
    Human Rights Watch (Bernadine Dorn sits on the board)
    SEIU
    AFL-CIO

    Among others.

    These groups are in it for the tearing down of America as it is, or has been in the past, and I don't think we can look for Global Marxist institutions to be running the show can we?

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    Re: U.S. offers its human rights record for U.N. review

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    What's the context of the criticism. You complain that American aid is funding a foreign country and that foreign country is involved in human rights abuses; but how often do you stop to consider that that country would be abusing human rights, American money, or no American money? Probably never; you simply blame it on America, first.

    Just like Iraq. Whose fault is it that Muslim insurgents are suicide bombing Muslim civilians? You'll rarely hear anyone from the blame America first crowd blame the insurgents.

    That's Councilman's point.


    the context....you can draw a 1 to 1 line between US dollars given to a country and human rights abuses carried comitted by that government. colombia and turkey and israel, way up on the list of US "aid", also leading the world in human rights abuses. its a pattern, its not one example. you compare the many examples and you can come to a conclusion......that US aid leads to human rights abuses. its simple logic.

    and sure a country might have the deisre to commit those terrible acts without US funds, Israel for example would be just fine in raping the palestinians.....buts its ability to do so, minus US aid, would be severely hindered. the ratio of aid/human rights abuses accounts for abilty to carry out atrocities, so the conclusion is accurate.
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    Re: U.S. offers its human rights record for U.N. review

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    The reason you cooperate with the UN is because your governments are simply too weak to actually pull off any large scale human rights violations. You leave that to the myriad of multinational European corporations which operate within Africa. In West Africa, you won't see the French or British governments getting their hands dirty. However, Europeans are still very much in power of Africa. The difference between today and the 1930s you now leave the colonizing process to Monsanto, Elf and Shell.
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    Re: U.S. offers its human rights record for U.N. review

    Quote Originally Posted by commy View Post
    the context....you can draw a 1 to 1 line between US dollars given to a country and human rights abuses carried comitted by that government.
    Like... Iran?

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