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#1 I've been following the debate about OSCE observers. They were invited by leftists to monitor the "vast right-wing conspiracy." Since that is poppycock, I'm with EC on this one. Let them come observe, and see that no one is oppressing minorities (except when they vote Republican). I would very much like for them to observe the NBPP, and see who is truly being intimidated. There ARE problems at the polls that the authorities do nothing about - but they overwhelmingly originate with frustrated, lawless commies harassing people who disagree with them. So why shouldn't conservatives welcome the OSCE observers? They could also be called witnesses.
Posted by RandomJD 2012-10-28 00:38||
#2 RandomJD, exactly! And don't forget that most of these observers are quite experienced. They know what REAL fraud looks like (in places like Belarus, Ukraine or Uzbekistan). They'd probably find it amazing that in most places in the US you can STILL vote without a photo ID (I don't know a single European country where you could do this).
So to justify their presence they will find a few minor things but in the end they will praise them.
Connie Mack should understand that they don't "oversee" or "monitor" anything, all they do is watching true democracy at work.
And once again, while the OSCE is affiliated with the UN, it's not a UN organization or controlled by the UN.
Posted by European Conservative 2012-10-28 02:43||
#3 Connie Mack should understand that they don't "oversee" or "monitor" anything, all they do is watching true democracy at work.
Connie Mack IV is not the sharpest knife in the drawer and he's about to lose to Ben Nelson in the Senate race. While I'm not happy we're losing FL, the consolation prize is not giving Mack a podium from which to say fundamentally moronic things.
Posted by Zhang Fei 2012-10-28 07:20||
#4 Bill (SpaceMan) Nelson, but yeah, kinda agree with you about Mack... hell, he ain't even as quick as his dad.
Posted by Shipman 2012-10-28 07:51||
#5 Tell the Chinese (or Japanese) that if they build a new UN facility they can host the world body for the next half century and have all the pride that goes with that.
Barring that, get together a league of democracies and veto nearly everything. Use the Soviet playbook and be disruptive of the nonsense. Push for an ally (Canada or Australia) to be the next General Secretary (or secretary general) and start to use the damned organization instead of passively allowing it to be used against us.
Posted by rjschwarz 2012-10-28 10:56||