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megimoo
10-24-2009, 06:53 PM
United Nations Launches Investigation of Human Rights Abuses in the United States

For those of you who have never even heard of a “Special Rapporteur,” you may be surprised to find out that one has been appointed by the United Nations (UN), under a special mandate from the UN Human Rights Council (the successor to the corrupt and anti-Israel UN Commission on Human Rights), to open a probe—for the first time ever— into human rights violations by the United States because of a perception that there isn’t enough affordable public housing in urban areas.

Democracy Now!’s Amy Goodman reports that Raquel Rolnik, a Brazilian urban planner and the UN’s choice for the task, will be investigating issues of concern to the UN vis-à-vis the United States, including public housing, homelessness and foreclosures. As part of her fact-finding mission, she will visit New York City, Chicago, New Orleans, Los Angeles, Washington, a South Dakota Indian reservation, and Wilkes-Barre, Pa. She will then compile a report on her findings, which will be submitted to the UN General Assembly and the UN Human Rights Council in March.

The UN Human Rights Council believes that housing is a human right, and, because housing (especially “affordable housing”) is so tough to come by in places like New York City, there is a strong likelihood that the United States Government is guilty of gross human rights violations.

UN Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing Raquel Rolnik:

If we take housing as a human right, you have to go back to the idea that housing is a social issue before and more priority than housing as a commodity, as a financial asset.

Now, having the UN send an investigator to the United States to report on “human rights violations” due to a perceived lack of housing availability—when it turns a blind eye to real human rights violations in places like Communist China, Sudan and Venezuela—should be enough to raise some eyebrows. But Rolnik’s impartiality is highly suspect, as she appears to have already made up her mind as to the existence of these “violations .”

Consider the following statements Rolnik made, before even beginning her “tour,” which have the same flavor as the Marxist rhetoric one is accustomed to hearing from Democracy Now!:

• [I am going to] hear the voices of those who are suffering on the ground.

•I am representing the right of adequate housing as a human right.

•Affordable housing here [in the United States] is not that affordable

•I see this mission as an opportunity to open a dialogue, to open a movement, towards the achievement and implementation of the right to adequate housing.

•We know very well that changes will come only if people organize.

The report will be bad. That is a foregone conclusion. How will the UN punish the United States? That remains to be seen. Who gave the UN the right to send a Special Rapporteur on this tour of American cities in the first place, since UN Special Rapporteurs can only visit countries that have agreed to invite them?


DN! UN Investigator Probes US Housing Crisis
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fjl0TtvYz3k&feature=player_embedded

http://newsrealblog.com/2009/10/24/united-nations-launches-investigation-of-human-rights-abuses-in-the-united-states/

stsinner
10-24-2009, 07:33 PM
We should tell the UN to kiss our American ass!

lacarnut
10-24-2009, 07:41 PM
Another wasteful spending study intended for the sole purpose of putting the USA in a bad light. If the stupid bitch wants to finds despicable housing, she should look at slums in her own homeland.

Sonnabend
10-24-2009, 07:48 PM
Someone should ask said "rapporteur" if he has been to the Congo or Liberia recently...he could investigate the UN peacekeeper child prostitution rings.

Oh wait....

stsinner
10-24-2009, 08:34 PM
More free shit the world thinks we taxpayers should be giving the lazy and crooked....

lacarnut
10-24-2009, 09:07 PM
Someone should ask said "rapporteur" if he has been to the Congo or Liberia recently...he could investigate the UN peacekeeper child prostitution rings.

Oh wait....

Corruption and criminality like food for oil and UN raping children remain sealed under lock and key but this Anti-American BS will be made public for all to see. Time to kick the rotten outfit to the curb.

megimoo
10-24-2009, 09:09 PM
Corruption and criminality like food for oil and UN raping children remain sealed under lock and key but this Anti-American BS will be made public for all to see. Time to kick the rotten outfit to the curb.
Obama loves them .He is about to turn over the the keys to the White House to them !

lacarnut
10-24-2009, 09:17 PM
Obama loves them .He is about to turn over the the keys to the White House to them !


Along with our sovereignty. If we get thru the next 3 years without the O & Democrats destroying this country, it will be a miracle.

PoliCon
10-25-2009, 01:10 AM
Why haven't they sent someone to check out Mexico City or Rio or any of 100 other cities where barrios exist. :rolleyes:

Rockntractor
10-25-2009, 01:14 AM
Why haven't they sent these someone to check out Mexico City or Rio or any of 100 other cities where barrios exist. :rolleyes:
Is English your first language?

PoliCon
10-25-2009, 01:15 AM
Is English your first language?

OH shut up. I just got home from the theatre and I didn't drive. :p

Rockntractor
10-25-2009, 01:16 AM
OH shut up. I just got home from the teatre and I didn't drive. :p

I like teatre.:D

Lars1701a
10-25-2009, 01:19 AM
I like teatre.:D

He prolly went to the local gay porn theater to catch a double flick.

Rockntractor
10-25-2009, 01:21 AM
He prolly went to the local gay porn theater to catch a double flick.

He does kind of write with a lisp sometimes.

Lars1701a
10-25-2009, 01:22 AM
He does kind of write with a lisp sometimes.

Well thats the height of what they call theater in Pittsburgh or so I am told.

PoliCon
10-25-2009, 01:43 AM
He does kind of write with a lisp sometimes.

you sthir can kisth my asth.

Lars1701a
10-25-2009, 01:49 AM
you sthir can kisth my asth.

HUSH you are distracting me from the DUI thread. I love watching one douche from the biggest nanny state in the world telling a equally big douche from the next biggest nanny state in the world that he lives in a nanny state. (yes loved trying to fit nanny into the same sentence as many times as I could)

Rockntractor
10-25-2009, 01:51 AM
Entertainment tonight!:D