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Obama Waives Bush Law Banning Child Soldiers

Obama Waives Bush Law Banning Child Soldiers

“I hereby determine that it is in the national interest of the United States to waive the application of the prohibition in section 404(a) of the CSPA [Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008] with respect to Libya, South Sudan, and Yemen… and the issuance of licenses for direct commercial sales of U.S. origin defense articles; and I hereby waive such provisions accordingly.”

Section 404(a) deals with exporting arms to countries that allow child-soldiers.

"With the stroke of a pen, President Obama did two very frightening things:

1. He authorized the United States to sell military weaponry to the nations of Libya, South Sudan, Yemen and Congo.

At a time with such unrest in the world, there is now a very significant chance that American weaponry will soon be delivered to a Yemen and Libyan port.

2. President Obama has undone much of the progress made in the fight against child-soldiers won over the past decade.

http://www.redicecreations.com/article.php?id=23924
http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2012/09/28/presid...

and this also
HR 748 Requires All Young Americans to Enlist in a National Service Program http://www.dailypaul.com/275749/hr-748-requires-all-young-am...
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From the gov website http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2012/09/28/presid...

September 28, 2012
Presidential Memorandum -- Presidential Determination with respect to the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008

MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE

SUBJECT: Determination with Respect to the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008

Pursuant to section 404 of the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008 (CSPA) (title IV, Public Law 110-457), I hereby determine that it is in the national interest of the United States to waive the application of the prohibition in section 404(a) of the CSPA with respect to Libya, South Sudan, and Yemen; and further determine that it is in the national interest of the United States to waive in part the application of the prohibition in section 404(a) of the CSPA with respect to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, to allow for continued provision of International Military Education and Training funds and nonlethal Excess Defense Articles, and the issuance of licenses for direct commercial sales of U.S. origin defense articles; and I hereby waive such provisions accordingly.

You are authorized and directed to submit this determination to the Congress, along with the accompanying Memorandum of Justification, and to publish the determination in the Federal Register.

BARACK OBAMA



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Obama is simply another fascist, liar and thief.

Like many of those in power.

He (they) want to take our guns away

because of the Sandy Hook children yet just declared open season on children on the other side of the World.

Sick.

If you build it, they will come......

If you do nothing, it will happen....

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I don't know why this has not been talked about a hell of a lot more here.

I tried to get this topic going back in July. The time was then and even more so NOW.

http://www.dailypaul.com/244338/the-best-way-to-stop-a-fire-is

Because: Some animals are more equal than other animals. -Animal Farm-

What the? > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MTIwY3_-ks

yeah, try and talk about how feminism is ...

keeping households divided and weak against the march of tyranny. Let's hold all people accountable for child and spousal abuse and expose the false stereotypes that are second only to homophobia, of the wifebeater. There is usually a much more pertinent objective to the sneaky behavior going on with all three branches. They seem to be on the run and toppling everything over, within possible reach, in our path of pursuance. KEEP ON EM!!

It's too bad the left

is being silent about the hypocrisy.

Obama does what he's told. I

Obama does what he's told. I think it's about as simple as that. There are people who want to make money selling weapons and they seem to have the power to influence the President. I don't think Obama does much independent decision making.

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EXACTLY!

You read my mind!

its 'cos I owe ya, my young friend...
Rockin' the FREE world in Tennessee since 1957!
9/11 Truth.

Not too many months later he did this:

HR 748 Requires All Young Americans to Enlist in a National Service Program

This entire situation needs to be watched.

Agree.

During the election many wealthy industries backed Obama and the price is that he owes them.

But then he passed HR 748 Requires All Young Americans to Enlist in a National Service Program not too many months after. SO WHAT IS NEXT? Is NATO running out of soldiers and needs to use children???

This situation needs watching.

I'm beginning to come around

I'm beginning to come around to realize how this works. The question to ask is: who does Obama work for? The answer is: the people who gave him the job. And those people are NOT the voters. Just like most other people in this country Obama does not have a set of guiding principles, he has a set of guiding power hungry financial interests leading him by the hand. I think it's unlikely he even realizes why he makes the decisions he does. In my assessment he's idyllic and he thinks he is listening to the "experts". What a shame.

HR 748 Requires All Young Americans to

Enlist in a National Service is right out of Rahm Emmanuel's book. So who else is in the background telling Obama what to do?

The following excerpt is from pages 61-62 of the Rahm E's 2006 book:

"It's time for a real Patriot Act that brings out the patriot in all of us. We propose universal civilian service for every young American. Under this plan, All Americans between the ages of eighteen and twenty-five will be asked to serve their country by going through three months of basic training, civil defense preparation and community service. ..." OK so he got HR 748

"As chief of staff, Emanuel will not be in a position to directly introduce public policy, but his enthusiasm for compulsory service, combined with Barack Obama's own plan to require high school students to perform 50 hours of government-approved service, suggest an unfortunate direction for the new administration."
http://www.examiner.com/article/obama-s-chief-of-staff-choic...

Scary stuff. I guess that the

Scary stuff. I guess that the one solace may be that at least the President is term limited. In a few years there will be a new puppet and new puppeteers. Much of the overall agenda will remain the same of course, but at least a guy like Rahm Emanuel doesn't get to maintain long term influence. Hopefully this civil service (slavery) idea does not persist and hopefully term limits last.

I'm not holding my breath.

Just a gut feeling regarding Rahm Emanuel...

I wouldn't be too hasty in dismissing him and his influence.

Of all the shady and diabolical creeps that have surrounded Obama, Rahm sends the biggest chills up my spine. I just don't think we've seen the last of him.

He might run

for president. Just watch and see...

My questions

Did Obama just pulled a Kony? Why on earth would he do this?

Is this a way for him to 'legitimize' his killing of children over there? - hey, that 7 year old was a soldier! I don't understand.

When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign: that the dunces are all in confederacy against him. ~J. Swift

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I guess it is all about money in the end.

He just gave the weapon's industry permission to sell weapons to them, and as for WHY he did this in regard to children? I do not know.

I think it has something to do with...

...disregard.