1. To Rush Forward; also, to Leap and Dance;
2. A Sudden Outburst; a Witticism; a Quip;
3. A Venture Off the Beaten Path
We’ll travel south crossland
Put out the fire
And don’t look past my shoulder
The exodus is here
The happy ones are near
Let’s get together
Before we get much older
Two churches located across the street from each other. At least the Catholics have a sense of humor.
Ehere’s nothing more relaxing than browsing like this:
- Adult: Do you know who that is?
- Child: Barack Obama
- Adult: And do you know what he does?
- Child: Um... He approves this message?
Asked in a recent National Journal survey about the Law of the Sea, 91 percent of defense and foreign policy experts from across the political spectrum said the Senate should support Treaty ratification.
Here’s a sampling of what these National Security Insiders had to say about the Treaty:
Changed Circumstances Have Voided Objections: “‘[C] ircumstances have changed’ since Congress refused to ratify the treaty…. ‘The objections that made sense then don’t make sense now.’”
U.S. Authority Undermined Without the Treaty: “Failure to ratify undermines our authority in critical territorial disputes like the South China Sea, with no countermanding benefits to America.”
Main Arguments Against the Treaty are Untrue: “The main arguments that have been made against it, regarding supposed infringements of sovereignty, are simply untrue.”
Failure to Ratify Places America at a Disadvantage: “The United States is at a significant tactical, commercial, and legal disadvantage because of its failure to ratify the treaty.”
Maintains Stable International System for America to Thrive: “Historians will regard this anti-international law/institutions domestic political impulse as a contributor to the demise of a stable international commercial and security system – the context in which America has flourished since World War II.”
Wide-range of Divergent Support Calls for Ratification: “When the military, the business community, environmentalists, and the [Chamber of Commerce] are all on board, that’s a pretty good sign.”
Read more support from the poll here. Read what the head of the U.S. Chamber had to say to all U.S. Senators last week here.
Sending an SOS to the U.S. Senate – Ratify the Treaty Now!