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Republicans Should Recognize the Benefits of the IB Program

MOMwithABrain Wrote: May 14, 2012 8:41 AM
The U.S. Declaration of Independence vs. the UDHR: **Declaration of Independence: the purpose of the government is to protect the natural rights of each individual, or the unalienable rights. ** UDHR, human rights cannot be exercised contrary to the purposes and principles of the United Nations. ** US Declaration of Independence, we are born with rights and government exists to protect them. ** UDHR, government grants, restricts or withdraws your rights according to its needs. Teaching "values" to students must be done by promoting the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  However this document which spells out the UN's vision of human rights, conflicts with the individual rights per the Declaration of Independence.

I am as partisan as the next Republican and when it comes to federal matters, I am not impressed with the legislative initiatives pushed by the Obama Administration and the previous Democrat—controlled Congress. Nationalized health care, stimulus funding, and endless job-killing regulations are all at the top of the list.

Their questionable policies have trickled down to the state level, as many Democrats have joined the President and Attorney General Eric Holder in opposing voter ID laws, which I believe to be an effective mechanism for curbing voter fraud. In the State of New Hampshire , however, Democrats have exercised reasonable,...