After a spectacle featuring senior Obama administration officials prostrating themselves before the United Nations “Committee against Torture,” the controversial UN body released a scathing report last week accusing U.S. authorities of widespread violations of what it calls “international law.” Among other concerns, the global panel cited everything from “police brutality” by state and local officials domestically to the actions of the U.S. military and intelligence agencies abroad. Other criticism directed at the United States focused on immigration policies, deportations, prison conditions, Guantanamo Bay, the terror war, and more.
Pointing to the killing of Michael Brown by police officer Darren Wilson along with subsequent unrest in Ferguson and policing issues, the dictator-dominated United Nations just launched another brazen assault on America, U.S. sovereignty, and the gun rights of Americans. UN boss Ban Ki-moon, the global body’s “Human Rights Council,” and even the UN “Committee against Torture” all took turns lambasting the United States as an alleged stronghold of systemic racism and police brutality. To fix the problems, the UN argued, Americans and their elected officials must submit to the demands of self-styled global “authorities” — including more unconstitutional gun control to further restrict access firearms, and UN rules for police.
A single small victory in a big war to safeguard the Fourth Amendment — this time having to do with being forced to take a breathalyzer test or blood test to test for intoxication — doesn't count for much, but it is a victory nevertheless.
Utah state Representative Marc Roberts has introduced a bill that would cut off water to the NSA data center near Salt Lake City.