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Book Review of "Here Come the Black Helicopters!" by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Raymond Richman, 11/17/2012

Dick Morris & Eileen McGann, Here Come the Black Helicopters! UN Global Governance and the Loss of Freedom (Broadside Books, 2012)

Dick Morris and Eileen McGann, in this book, warn us that the magnificent USA that our founders created is in danger of merging into a totalitarian world government sponsored by the United Nations and other world agencies that we created since WWII.  Moreover, world government will be a menace to our liberty and our democracy and our self-government, not only at the national level but at the state and local level. None of its advocates suggest that the UN be elected and be responsible to the electorate and if they were by what process. To whom is the UN hierarchy accountable? As the authors write, “the globalists and socialists—who run the United Nations” focus on “environmental problems, such as climate change and ocean acidification .. to implement an agenda of socialist central planning..to curb the.. sovereignty of nation-states, and force them into a global regulatory scheme.”  But their real goal, according to the authors “is to establish a one-world government—dominated by bureaucrats accountable to no one..

The world government movement began with the founding of the Club of Rome in the 1960s. One of the key goals of the movement is the world-wide redistribution of income, and social ownership of the assets and resources of the planet. On July 5, 2012, the UN called for a global tax on billionaires, a tax on carbon dioxide emissions, international currency transactions, and airfares. The instruments of choice to impose world government on the U.S. are international treaties.

As the authors point out, treaties approved by the U.S. Senate have the force of law and cannot be repealed.  Even a treaty signed by U.S. officials but not yet approved by the Senate has the force of law until it is rejected by the Senate. None of our domestic laws are valid it they conflict with a treaty. Among the treaties being considered are the Law of the Sea Treaty (LOST), an Anti-Ballistic Missiles Treaty, and creation of an International Criminal Court. The topics dealt with include the UN’s trying to force gun control on us, attempt to secure UN control of the internet, ban foreign military operations without prior approval by the UN, a backdoor ban on defensive space weapons, a tax on airline tickets to compensate for carbon emissions, a tax on financial transactions, and income redistribution from wealthy nations to poor ones.

The U.N. General Assembly's disarmament committee moved quickly after Obama's win of a second term to approve a resolution calling for a new round of talks March 18-28, 2013.  It passed with 157 votes in favor, none against and 18 abstentions. Obviously, the U.N. General Assembly sees an opportunity in Pres. Obama’s second term

This book should be read together with the authors’ book, “Screwed!”,published earlier this year, which covers the broad range of attempts by the international community from Europe, and China, to the Middle East and Latin America, to weaken the USA and to empower themselves aided by an American elite.  Although mentioned briefly when considering Agenda 21, the authors neglect the attempts to reduce carbon emissions based on a questionable theory of man-made global warming which in our view has contributed to the stagnation  of the American economy. They deal with it, but somewhat inadequately in Screwed!

What can we do about these treaties, which if they are approved by the Senate, will cost us our sovereignty? The authors hope that the  Republican leadership in the Senate will prevent Senate approval of the treaties. It is probable, in our view, that they will cave in under pressure from the media and the pro global government elite. Both books need to be widely read and pressure mounted on Republican Senators to reject these international entanglements.

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