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UN Firearms Treaty Dead...At Least For Now

LoachDriver Wrote: Aug 01, 2012 6:38 AM
Let's strive to get the UN out of the USA & the USA out of the U.N. Were we to accomplish that, we'd save a bundle of the taxpayer's money. After all, we foot about half of the U.N.'s total spendingt.
olehand Wrote: Aug 01, 2012 10:54 AM
America should have long been pulled out of the U.N., it has made so many anti-American moves it is down right despicable.

The failure of the United Nations last week to reach agreement on an Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) despite years of preparation and an entire month of meetings during July, illustrates perhaps the only reason to keep this dysfunctional institution around: it is so utterly incompetent that it makes our governmental institutions look downright efficient by comparison.

The good news is that the ATT process failed to reach agreement on the terms of an arms treaty, and that at least for now, the matter is dead. The bad news is that neither this arms-control effort, nor any other of the many bad...