Dems Endorse Expansion of UN Power


Our media are running stories about the planks in the new 2008 Democratic Party platform but they’ve missed a big one - expansion of the power of the United Nations, and especially more U.S. involvement in UN-authorized military operations.
In another bow to the world organization, the platform indirectly endorses Sen. Barack Obama’s controversial pro-UN Global Poverty Act. “It is time to make the U.N. Millennium Development Goals, which aim to cut extreme poverty in half by 2015, America’s goals as well,” the document says. It leaves out the estimated cost - $845 billion over 13 years.
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