Liberal Europeans Demand Right to Vote in U.S. Elections (!?!)
Posted by wordforit on January 7, 2008
Even with the word ‘demand’ in the title, I thought this was a joke. Judging from the source, content and comments in the links provided below, this woman (Evita Neefs) is actually serious! Talk about propaganda! This is “One World Government” at its worst.
I think the comments drawn by such a ridiculous proposition are the best part. Some have such a way with words and dredge up the most direct, cut-to-the-chase rebuttals that she should have retracted the article.
From Evita Neefs, BrusselsJournal.com: (links below-all new windows)
“American presidential elections are not “home affairs.” American decisions have repercussions all over the globe. The American mortgage crisis affects banks in Europe. The insatiable American demand for oil makes the Arabian sheiks rich. The American refusal to care for the environment causes the North Pole ice to melt and coastal areas in Asia to flood. A weakened dollar and an immense budget deficit affect the global economy.
Hence, the world should be given the right to vote. Because the current situation is a blatant case of taxation without representation, against which the Americans rebelled in 1776. But of course the world will not be allowed to vote. The best we can hope for is that the Americans choose a leader who is deeply aware of the U.S.’s responsibility, as a superpower, for the rest of mankind.
The international community was able to limit America’s hegemony somewhat through organisations for international consultation, agreements and the corresponding judicial apparatus. But that system is in crisis, partly through the actions of the current American president.”
Retrieved from: The View From 1776 <<more enlightening articles
Original source: http://www.brusselsjournal.com/node/2825
A quote from the editorial in the Brussels newspaper De Standaard, 3 January 2008 <<<page down for English
See Also: Newsbusters.org Media Bias Debate
I did learn a few things from the commenters, too, including how Americans are doing regarding CO2 emissions:
“Actually, last year, the increase in US CO2 emissions was less than the increase in CO2 emissions of the European signers of Kyoto. In other words, the US did a better job in curbing CO2 than the Europeans officially committed to Kyoto goals. Maybe the Europeans should reject Kyoto to improve their effort. :-) Again, China is now the #1 CO2 producer in the world — go vote in their elections.” By Galvanic-commenter at the Newsbusters.org response…
Which caused me to look at this in wikipedia.org : List of countries by carbon dioxide emissions There again, in searching, it seems to be dependent upon who’s doing the study and definitely what year…
If ever we needed to be seeking God’s Wisdom and Guidance, the time is Now!
Daniel 12:4~ “But thou, O Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, even to the time of the end: many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be increased“. (emphasis mine- Look how ‘smart’ we are!).
Footnote: seal the book: Not that its meaning was to be left unexplained, but that the book was to be kept intact so as to help those living in the future Tribulation days. many shall run to and fro: As the end approaches, people will travel about seeking to discover what the future holds.
Daniel is dated: 537 B.C.
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