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Attack on American Sovereignty

rsmaall Wrote: May 29, 2012 1:28 PM
Obama and Co. Traitors one and all. That goes for some Republicans too. Grow some, for cryin out loud...

Any way you slice it, the Law of the Sea Treaty (LOST) threatens American sovereignty. So why would the Senate even consider ratifying it?

Treaty proponents such as Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman John Kerry, D-Mass., claim the treaty would give the United States important new rights and advantages. But, as Heritage Foundation expert Kim Holmes, a former Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs, observed last year, LOST offers the U.S. nothing we’re not already entitled to under customary international law.

“Treaty supporters claim ratification will give the U.S. additional rights to oil, gas and...