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Obama's Land of the LOST

Linda292 Wrote: May 25, 2012 7:25 AM
I wrote both of my senators about this and received patronizing replies about how "good" this treaty will be for us. (Michigan) John Kerry announced that he would be more comfortable dealing with this after the election, you know it's bad for us. . .

What's green and blue and grabby all over? President Obama's new pressure campaign for Congress to ratify the Law of the Sea Treaty (LOST).

The fight over LOST goes back three decades, when it was first rejected by President Ronald Reagan. He warned that "no national interest of the United States could justify handing sovereign control of two-thirds of the Earth's surface over to the Third World." According to top Reagan officials William Clark and Ed Meese, their boss believed the "central, and abiding, defect" was "its effort to promote global government at the expense of sovereign nation states...