It seems there is just too much on the plate of our current president, Barack Obama. With so many duties to fulfill, it appears he’s having trouble keeping up. Just to take care of one task, he neglects another and it is starting to split the American people even more. Just here on The Inquisitr, we reported how Obama is somewhat avoiding the situation at the Texas border. This includes two trips in which the first he avoided the border completely and the second, he “talked” about the border’s problem of illegal immigration. In the end, it looks like all he wanted to do was kick back, shoot pool, and drink beer in Denver.
Now reports are coming in that Barack Obama is renewing his efforts for the U.S. to join the Law of the Sea Treaty which was enforced by the United Nations. Summarized, Obama is turning over control of U.S. oceans to the U.N.
According to an article by Truth and Action, the United States is no stranger when it comes to this treaty by the United Nations. For the last 30 years, the U.S. has refused to be a part of this, but with Barack Obama at the presidential seat, it looks like we might surrender our U.S. sovereignty of our oceans. This can actually be very bad for the United States in general, especially for business. On the outside, it looks as if handing over the U.S. ocean’s control to the U.N. means that they have control of the world’s seas but this will also allow the U.N. to tax American citizens and companies just for using the seas.
The effort for the United States to ratify the Law of the Sea Convention is a long-term goal of White House counselor, John Podesta, who is also the founder of the highly-influential George Soros-funded think tank, the Center for American Progress. He is also a member of the Joint Ocean Commission Initiative, which seeks to have the U.S. ratify the laws and regulations governing the seas.
Nevertheless, the U.S. Senate is not voting this in according to a follow-up report by World Truth. Barack Obama is criticizing them for their reluctance as well as explaining why we need to allow this in the following statement:
“We cannot exempt ourselves from the rules that apply to everyone. It’s a lot harder to call on China to resolve its maritime disputes under the Law of the Sea Convention when the United States Senate has refused to ratify it – despite the repeated insistence of our top military leaders that the treaty advances our national security.”
Barack Obama, along with John Kerry, are pushing hard to have the oceanic laws ratified in. However, if this does happen, the United States would lose a lot of her sovereignty and to many people, that may do a lot more bad than good.
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