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20 Republicans set to uphold controversial UN treaty (CALL YOUR SENATOR!!!!)
Examiner ^ | 7-9-2012 | Anthony Martin

Posted on 07/10/2012 2:28:09 PM PDT by ak267

Twenty Republican senators are set to join with Democrats in upholding LOST. Some who are included in the list of 20 are those who have not yet decided how they will vote on the issue. Thus, the list of 20 includes those who have either declared support for LOST or declined to indicate their views on the subject one way or the other

The 20 are:

Enzi, McConnell, Hutchison, Toomey, Johanns, Ayotte, Graham, McCain, Lugar, Kirk, Snowe, Collins, Murkowski, Isakson, Grassley, Portman, Corker, Cochran, Brown, and Alexander.

One political activist stated that it is important for citizens to call the offices of all 20 to make sure those Senators are on the record with their intent to vote against the treaty. McConnell and Toomey now state they will vote no.

(Excerpt) Read more at examiner.com ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: lost; senate

1 posted on 07/10/2012 2:28:20 PM PDT by ak267
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To: ak267

“Some who are included in the list of 20 are those who have not yet decided how they will vote on the issue.”

So, the headline is a lie?


2 posted on 07/10/2012 2:31:19 PM PDT by jessduntno ("Newt Gingrich was part of the Reagan Revolution's Murderers' Row." - Jeffrey Lord, Reagan Admin.)
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To: ak267

The UN has been trying to sneak this through for years.


3 posted on 07/10/2012 2:32:20 PM PDT by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: ak267

” - - - Upon the advice of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, President Obama has confirmed his intention to sign two controversial U.N. treaties — the Law of the Sea Treaty (LOST) and the so called “small arms” treaty.”

FYI.


4 posted on 07/10/2012 2:37:10 PM PDT by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: jessduntno

FYI: When Senators use that kind of language, it means they’re hoping no one will notice so they can sneak their vote.

However, it you apply the pressure, these worms can squirm.

Two GOP senators have turned....we need to turn five more. The Dems need 14 GOP to cross over. All Dem senators will vote for this (unless we can apply pressure and make a big statement in the November elections).


5 posted on 07/10/2012 2:42:44 PM PDT by ak267
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To: duffee; onyx; DrewsMum; Tupelo; mstar; jdirt; Vietnam Vet From New Mexico; wardaddy; KLT; ...

Ms Ping


6 posted on 07/10/2012 2:43:12 PM PDT by WKB
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To: ak267

Just wrote to Sen Johanns. Frankly find it hard to believe he’d be in with the dems on this.


7 posted on 07/10/2012 2:45:32 PM PDT by NEMDF
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To: ak267

Many on the list are our “repeat offenders”. Shame on them. Just SHAME !


8 posted on 07/10/2012 2:50:34 PM PDT by Reagan69 (I supported Sarah Palin and all I got was a lousy DVD !)
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To: ak267

McQueeg. Figures.


9 posted on 07/10/2012 2:52:41 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: ak267
Is it time NOW?

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10 posted on 07/10/2012 2:54:21 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: ak267

Suprise Suprise.... The South Carolina disgrace Sen. Graham is on the list. I can’t wait to vote for someone that primaries Graham in 2014!!


11 posted on 07/10/2012 2:54:30 PM PDT by jakerobins
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To: WKB

12 posted on 07/10/2012 2:55:39 PM PDT by Sybeck1 (The Meek Shall Inherit the Earth, Sadly Not the Presidency It Seems)
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To: ak267

Why would Toomey go along? That doesn’t make sense.


13 posted on 07/10/2012 2:59:48 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: ak267

More info about it here:
http://www.heritage.org/research/reports/2012/07/law-of-the-sea-treaty-bad-for-american-energy-policy

“the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), which would expose the United States to baseless environmental lawsuits, including suits based on alleged U.S. contributions to global climate change. Accession would also require the U.S. to transfer billions of dollars in oil and gas royalties generated on its continental shelf to UNCLOS member states, particularly landlocked states and states that are the least developed.

The U.S. does not need to join the convention in order to access oil and gas resources located on its extended continental shelf (ECS), the Arctic, or the Gulf of Mexico. Instead, it can and should use bilateral treaties with neighboring countries to demarcate the limits of its maritime and continental shelf boundaries.


14 posted on 07/10/2012 3:09:04 PM PDT by MNDude ( Victimhood is the Holy Grail of liberalism)
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To: EGPWS

YES...CALL YOUR SENATORS!!!! :)


15 posted on 07/10/2012 3:15:59 PM PDT by ak267
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To: ak267

“FYI: When Senators use that kind of language, it means they’re hoping no one will notice so they can sneak their vote.”

FYI: when you become a liar and get in the mud with the pigs, you become swine, too. The GOP is bad enough when it comes to muck; the Grand Old Potty needs to be flushed. We can do it by being honest with people. Wasn’t that the lesson of the Tea Party in 2010?


16 posted on 07/10/2012 3:16:25 PM PDT by jessduntno ("Newt Gingrich was part of the Reagan Revolution's Murderers' Row." - Jeffrey Lord, Reagan Admin.)
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To: Reagan69

NO.

Shame on their constituents for re-electing them.


17 posted on 07/10/2012 3:17:30 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: ak267

Of course the Tennessee twosome are among the guilty.


18 posted on 07/10/2012 3:18:02 PM PDT by tnlibertarian (Government's solution to everything: Less freedom.)
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To: ak267

Hutchison that #$%@&$#!

She is quitting so she won’t listen and doesn’t care because she has nothing to lose.

***SCREAM***

I need that cartoon of the fella banging his head bloody on the keyboard.

ARRRGH! /pulling hair out


19 posted on 07/10/2012 3:18:52 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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20 posted on 07/10/2012 3:23:39 PM PDT by RandallFlagg (Obama hates Mexicans (Fast and Furious))
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To: tnlibertarian

Well, they have to compete with the bobsie twins from Maine.


21 posted on 07/10/2012 3:29:54 PM PDT by Fledermaus (Democrats are dangerous and evil. Republicans are useless and useful idiots.)
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To: ak267

Does anyone have just a straight list of those Republicans who are yet undecided or who support LOST?

This is shaping up to be one of those votes where it will be approved, with *just* enough votes for passage, so that some senators can claim opposition to it after the fact, who supported it before.

Bottom line: LOST has long been well known, as well as the arguments against it. Those who call themselves “undecided” support it, but are too cowardly to admit it, and don’t want to take the heat.

So the message to them is clear: if they were “undecided” and LOST passes, they will be blamed for it. If LOST passes by just a vote or two, they will still be blamed for it, even if they voted against it.

No more damn games. Either they were in strong opposition to it early, or they must be regarded as supporting it, no matter how much they snivel.


22 posted on 07/10/2012 3:29:58 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: NEMDF

Many of them are former Dems that switched parties due to demgraphics but still think like and vote like their democrat buddies.


23 posted on 07/10/2012 3:31:30 PM PDT by gatechie
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To: ak267

Just sent a scortching letter to Sessions, and he is not even voting for it. I am enlisting his help to convey the seething anger that will boil over if this treaty is ratified.

I also pointed out that, if Portman votes for it and Romney makes him his running mate, Romney is toast. To me that would be an indicator that Romney is an Obama clone and I we would all be just as well off to vote for another party. And up to now, I have all intentions to hold my nose and vote for Romney. We will see how this plays out.


24 posted on 07/10/2012 3:35:09 PM PDT by RatRipper (Obama, YOU LIE!!! . . .again and again and again and again, ad infinitum. . . .)
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To: ak267

The name “Lugar” always shows up in these type of threads. Us right thinking Hoosiers are trying to get rid of this POS turncoat. He got primaried out here in Indiana. He is a traitor, no doubt about it.


25 posted on 07/10/2012 3:39:19 PM PDT by caver (Obama: Home of the Whopper)
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To: ak267
What are these folks thinking?
How can anyone read this and believe it's a good idea for America to give up her Sovereignty?
26 posted on 07/10/2012 3:52:51 PM PDT by G Larry (I'm under no obligation to be a passive victim!)
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To: ak267

As has been oft said before, there isn’t a dime’s worth of difference between the two parties.

Just look at what the GOP-E is trying to run for president.


27 posted on 07/10/2012 3:56:48 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they were.)
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To: Sybeck1

“Like”


28 posted on 07/10/2012 3:59:54 PM PDT by WKB
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To: cradle of freedom
The UN has been trying to sneak this through for years.

Didn't realize that the UN had seats in the Senate. The scabrous UN is what it is. Your fight is with filthy, traitorous US politicians from BOTH parties.

29 posted on 07/10/2012 4:09:09 PM PDT by Roccus
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To: jessduntno

I suspect those who haven’t declared that they intend to oppose it aren’t likely to do so.


30 posted on 07/10/2012 4:19:25 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: ak267

Let’s explain to them that LOST will be the category they are in after the next election if they vote for this POS.


31 posted on 07/10/2012 4:43:06 PM PDT by A Strict Constructionist (We're an Oligrachy...Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God. Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Roccus

Yeah, I get it.


32 posted on 07/10/2012 5:08:35 PM PDT by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: Sybeck1

“THAD ENOUGH?”

Yes I have.

Mississippi State Senator
Chris McDaniel
District 42 - Jones County
Republican


33 posted on 07/10/2012 5:31:15 PM PDT by duffee (Romney 2012, NEWT 2016)
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To: ak267

LOST is pretty self explanatory

TT


34 posted on 07/10/2012 5:37:40 PM PDT by TexasTransplant (Radical islam is islam. Moderate islam is the Trojan Horse.)
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To: cradle of freedom
Ok can some one give me their take on this....Snopes

This was just pointed to me by a Democrat acquaintance I unfortunately know thru the internet...

It states that it was updated July 9 2012.

35 posted on 07/10/2012 5:39:59 PM PDT by Johnny_cash
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To: All

More links....spread the word!!!

http://letsloselost.com/news.php

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The Law of the Sea
The U.S. Navy trumps a U.N. treaty

http://www.weeklystandard.com/articles/law-sea_594672.html?page=2
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Still lost on the Law of the Sea Treaty
Reagan wouldn’t sign it, and what was bad for the U.S. then is bad now.

http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-oe-meese-law-of-the-sea-20120605,0,6473043.story
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Law Of The Sea Treaty Is A Bad Deal For U.S.

http://news.investors.com/article/611579/201205151852/lost-treaty-is-a-bad-deal-for-the-us.htm?p=full

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LOST treaty is bad for America
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765585461/LOST-treaty-is-bad-for-America.html?pg=all

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Will U.S. Sovereignty Be LOST At Sea? Obama Supports U.N.
Treaty That Redistributes Drilling Revenues

The treaty contains a clause empowering the ISA to take whatever steps it deems necessary to stop “marine pollution.”

http://www.forbes.com/sites/larrybell/2012/05/20/will-u-s-sovereignty-be-lost-at-sea-obama-signs-u-n-treaty-that-redistributes-drilling-revenues/

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The U.S. will lose its sovereignty to a New York ‘dictators club’ unless the Sea Treaty for ocean mining is defeated

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-2153290/The-Sea-Treaty-U-S-lose-sovereignty-unless-UN-dictators-club-defeated.html#ixzz20GhNA1LF

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Glenn Beck on the LOST Treaty

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJRDxpFUElQ&feature=related

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Senator Demint on LOST

Part 1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGr1zJfZhlo&feature=related

Part 2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i2cLThSTjls&feature=relmfu

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Senator Vitter on LOST

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1J9YlqaFHZw&feature=relmfu

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Phyllis Schlafly on the Law Of The Sea Treaty (LOST)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=beb1YPSUX-c&feature=related

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In this video, policy expert Frank Gaffney reveals the dangers of the United Nations “Law of the Sea” treaty to your freedom and prosperity, as well as that of our nation.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCNnyK7RObs&feature=related

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Ambassador John Bolton on Law of the Sea Treaty
(talks about it in a round-about way)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fZpVRbRIJOU&feature=related

John Bolton: Where Do the GOP Candidates Stand on US Sovereignty & the Law of the Sea Treaty

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NEdUw7QU6IE&feature=related

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More from the Heritage Foundation

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tOZbWenLG2o&feature=relmfu

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D5Y24goa6o4&feature=relmfu

Briefing from Heritage (starts at about 2:50 mark)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=01AepYCyzMo&feature=relmfu

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Steven Groves: The Law of the Sea Treaty (LOST)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=orsgMEGX_QA&feature=relmfu

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36 posted on 07/10/2012 5:42:17 PM PDT by ak267
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To: Johnny_cash

I have hear a little about it but I don’t know much. Is there more about this on freerepublic?


37 posted on 07/10/2012 6:30:38 PM PDT by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: Sybeck1; WKB

Double “like”.


38 posted on 07/11/2012 12:14:42 AM PDT by dixiechick2000 (This hobbit is looking for her pitchfork...God help the GOP if I find it.)
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To: ak267

I just called Sen Hutchison’s office here in Austin. They said she has not released an official position on the LOST, but is still taking comments from constituents. I laid out several of the reasons to be opposed to the treaty and was told that it would be passed along to her.


39 posted on 07/11/2012 7:03:37 AM PDT by tarawa
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To: tarawa

I e-mailed my relatives in Massachusetts and told them to call Senator Brown’s office and urge him to vote NO.


40 posted on 07/11/2012 11:41:32 AM PDT by matchgirl (OMG! Obama Must Go !!!!)
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To: matchgirl; All

Thanks...keep up the good work!!!!

Keep spreading the world on FB, email, Twitter and world of mouth.


41 posted on 07/11/2012 6:16:30 PM PDT by ak267 (The Law Of the Sea Treaty (LOST) must be defeated....CALL YOUR SENATOR!!!)
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To: All

UPDATES: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2905455/posts?page=16


42 posted on 07/11/2012 7:27:07 PM PDT by ak267 (The Law Of the Sea Treaty...LOST...must be defeated...CALL YOUR SENATOR!!!)
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