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John Kerry, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and
mate of the Heinz ketchup fortune, last week decided to revisit the
aptly named Law of the Sea Treaty — or LOST.
This treaty was originally rejected by President Reagan, but the LOST
agenda has been lurking around the corridors of the United Nations ever
The treaty, which was endorsed by the former Soviet Union, would
reduce our military power, rob us of rights over our own coastal
resources, subject U.S. actions in international waters to the authority
of foreign countries and submit our country to an international taxing
agency that would “redistribute” our wealth to other nations, including
some of our enemies.
Naturally, the liberals like it. And by liberals I mean not just
Democrats but some of the RINOs hiding in the GOP camp, such as the five
living Republican secretaries of state, from Kissinger to Rice.
The best reasons conjured for approving LOST include joining the
international community in regulating the seas, “having a seat at the
table” to negotiate rights over resources and having legal recourse
should other nations violate our rights. Most incredibly, promoters of
this treaty seem to think we’ll believe it increases our national
First, joining the international community to regulate the seas: We
can already do that without the United Nations being given authority
over us. It’s called diplomacy and negotiation.
Having a seat at the table: Unless you’re talking about an invitation
to a gourmet feast or at least Thanksgiving dinner, a seat at the table
isn’t worth much. Easy marks have a seat at the table, then they get
taken for everything they’re worth and dumped in a back alley for their
Legal recourse against other nations that violate our rights: We have
that already, again without the U.N. It’s called the United States
military –and it’s a lot more effective than a pronouncement from some
As for increasing our national security, only a liberal could think
that joining a treaty that requires us to give away secrets and our best
technology to foreign nations that may use it against us is a way to
secure the country.
The biggest stupidity of this treaty, however, is its granting of
taxing authority to a Jamaica-based International Seabed Authority,
especially at a time when the U.S. economy is suffering under its third
year of recession. To raise taxes now would drive a stake through
American businesses and the middle class.
The LOST convention represents a complete violation of the trust
voters put in their representatives. Naturally, President Obama is
already on board. Conservative voters need to tell their Senators to
vote against it and keep LOST from being ratified.
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