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(CBS News)   The UN is NOT, I repeat, NOT going to invade the US and forcibly remove everyone's firearms   (cbsnews.com) divider line 341
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2012-07-28 04:34:22 PM  
At least, not yet
 
2012-07-28 04:35:12 PM  
Obama's evil plan has been foiled.... for now.
 
2012-07-28 04:36:03 PM  
You mean the US is not going to invade itself?
 
2012-07-28 04:36:51 PM  
well what am I supposed to do with this big hole I dug to hide them in?
 
2012-07-28 04:38:51 PM  
Well, of course not. Not until Obama's second term.
 
2012-07-28 04:39:35 PM  
That's what they *want* you to think.
 
2012-07-28 04:40:35 PM  
Darn.
 
2012-07-28 04:40:35 PM  

propasaurus: Well, of course not. Not until Obama's second term.


If you can't believe the head of the NRA, who can you believe?
 
2012-07-28 04:41:54 PM  
So what you're trying to say is that the UN going to invade the US and forcibly remove everyone's firearms? That's what I thought.
 
ZAZ [TotalFark]
2012-07-28 04:41:57 PM  
supporters blamed the United States

Does that mean Hillary Clinton did something good? I'd rather not believe that.
 
2012-07-28 04:42:01 PM  
Hell no they won't, because without the US military, it would get it's ass whipped.
 
2012-07-28 04:43:42 PM  
Oh man, this is gonna be fun to watch. How are the Conservatives gonna spin this to make both Obama and the UN look bad?
 
2012-07-28 04:45:02 PM  
Like the UN could anyway.
 
2012-07-28 04:46:35 PM  
mojoimage.com


But they've got T-rex's!!!
 
2012-07-28 04:53:02 PM  
Of course not. China owns most of our debt. They would veto such a resolution.
 
2012-07-28 04:55:46 PM  

EnviroDude: At least, not yet


So this is the week that the UN is some demonic, all-powerful organization that can't be stopped despite the fact that most of the military power it has is derived from the US?
 
2012-07-28 05:00:44 PM  
One of the nice things about the UN is that they FAIL at pretty much everything they try.

Unfortunately, they are extremely successful at spending and wasting money.
 
2012-07-28 05:05:55 PM  
you saying it like that just makes me more certain that it's going to happen
 
2012-07-28 05:07:11 PM  
Oh god so many of my family believe this...
 
2012-07-28 05:11:22 PM  

MeinRS6: One of the nice things about the UN is that they FAIL at pretty much everything they try.

Unfortunately, they are extremely successful at spending and wasting money.


Yeah, why did we even bother setting that place up to begin with? We never listen to anything they have to say. Hell, they even let us go into Iraq. Does that sound like something a friend would do?
 
2012-07-28 05:11:59 PM  

Marcus Aurelius: Obama's evil plan has been foiled.... for now.


And yet he's being blamed by the world for stopping it.

/The Secret World Conservative Order of Skulduggery is good, very good.
 
2012-07-28 05:16:17 PM  

nekom: Of course not. China owns most of our debt. They would veto such a resolution.


No, the American People own most of our debt.
 
2012-07-28 05:34:17 PM  
Funny how 48 hours after the actual language of the treaty went viral on the Internet, the treaty fell apart.
 
2012-07-28 05:39:55 PM  

EnviroDude: At least, not yet


You sound tired.
 
2012-07-28 05:47:35 PM  

nekom: Of course not. China owns most of our debt. They would veto such a resolution.


Their owning our debt - rather, the 12% of it that they own - is irrelevant.
 
2012-07-28 05:48:55 PM  
It never ceases to amaze me how many retards believe this painfully obvious falsehood.
 
2012-07-28 06:02:08 PM  

Mentat: nekom: Of course not. China owns most of our debt. They would veto such a resolution.

No, the American People own most of our debt.


And you know those bastard never pay their debts!
 
2012-07-28 06:11:13 PM  

Mentat: nekom: Of course not. China owns most of our debt. They would veto such a resolution.

No, the American People own most of our debt.


It confuses me as to why this meme perpetuates. I suppose because it supports a certain narrative.

FTR, China owns the largest percentage of our foreign owned debt, which, itself, is less than 15% of the total US debt. The vast majority of US debt is owed to ourselves.
 
2012-07-28 06:20:01 PM  
Anyone else think it's fun to see people who denounce the UN as weak and utterly incapable of anything suddenly scream about how the uber-powerful UN is going to take away their guns?
 
2012-07-28 06:20:34 PM  

SecretAgentWoman: Oh god so many of my family believe this...


I know the feeling. Just got into a big argument with my cousin about this very topic.
 
2012-07-28 06:25:52 PM  
Ok, so outside of the nutjobs, can anyone explain how UN arms export treaties would impact anyone's ability to keep their guns? Just asking, because the actual treaty forbids exports to countries where the weapons could or would likely be used to giolate human rights-it would forbid things exactly like fast and furious.
 
2012-07-28 06:27:00 PM  
Pfft

Thats what the Reptilians want you to think. Use your brain, morans
 
2012-07-28 06:33:17 PM  

dr_blasto: Ok, so outside of the nutjobs, can anyone explain how UN arms export treaties would impact anyone's ability to keep their guns? Just asking, because the actual treaty forbids exports to countries where the weapons could or would likely be used to giolate human rights-it would forbid things exactly like fast and furious.


It would even let nutjobs keep their guns. This resolution was meant to give the UN stronger laws for controlling the illegal arms trade.
 
2012-07-28 06:34:43 PM  
They aren't? God damn it. I was hoping they'd take out some of the gunnuts.
 
2012-07-28 07:02:20 PM  
So the NRA was wrong again?

Color me shocked.
 
2012-07-28 07:41:58 PM  

GAT_00: Anyone else think it's fun to see people who denounce the UN as weak and utterly incapable of anything suddenly scream about how the uber-powerful UN is going to take away their guns?


That doublethink is hardly limited to the UN. If not for being so farking sad, it might be amusing.

Today is Saturday, which means *checks talking point and media calendar* that Obama is far and away the gravest threat this great land of Libertytm has faced. His Machiavellian wiles are the sword of Damocles hanging over our families. He must be stopped.

At 12:01am EST, we will resume "Obama is the most unqualified, bumbling mess this country was duped into electing. He can't run a convenience store, let alone our country."

I posted this because most people have some kind of buzz at midnight on a weekend, and I wanted to make sure everyone got the memo to adjust their comments accordingly.

/and don't forget to set your clocks back, from "Muslim" to "fake Christian."
 
2012-07-28 07:42:42 PM  

WTF Indeed: dr_blasto: Ok, so outside of the nutjobs, can anyone explain how UN arms export treaties would impact anyone's ability to keep their guns? Just asking, because the actual treaty forbids exports to countries where the weapons could or would likely be used to giolate human rights-it would forbid things exactly like fast and furious.

It would even let nutjobs keep their guns. This resolution was meant to give the UN stronger laws for controlling the illegal arms trade.


Yeah, applicable only to the export business, not personal ownership.
 
2012-07-28 07:48:38 PM  

dickfreckle: GAT_00: Anyone else think it's fun to see people who denounce the UN as weak and utterly incapable of anything suddenly scream about how the uber-powerful UN is going to take away their guns?

That doublethink is hardly limited to the UN. If not for being so farking sad, it might be amusing.

Today is Saturday, which means *checks talking point and media calendar* that Obama is far and away the gravest threat this great land of Libertytm has faced. His Machiavellian wiles are the sword of Damocles hanging over our families. He must be stopped.

At 12:01am EST, we will resume "Obama is the most unqualified, bumbling mess this country was duped into electing. He can't run a convenience store, let alone our country."

I posted this because most people have some kind of buzz at midnight on a weekend, and I wanted to make sure everyone got the memo to adjust their comments accordingly.

/and don't forget to set your clocks back, from "Muslim" to "fake Christian."


I suppose they are all connected with Obama as the central theme. So what's really the point is massive Republican delusion.
 
2012-07-28 07:49:58 PM  

vygramul: It never ceases to amaze me how many retards believe this painfully obvious falsehood.


Ever read these folks' literature? Have you seen infowars.com? I could submit a column there right now claiming that reverse vampires are conspiring to make black-on-white gangbangs mandatory for all white females upon reaching the age of 17. Citing only additional blogs as proof, after a few days of simmering it would be believed.

/just checked the site out of morbid curiosity...there is "overwhelming evidence" that the Aurora shootings were staged, and the current headline is, I sh*t you not,

DHS Prepares for Civil Unrest as Obama Poised to Destroy 2nd Amendment [ominous music]
 
2012-07-28 07:53:46 PM  

GAT_00: dickfreckle: GAT_00: Anyone else think it's fun to see people who denounce the UN as weak and utterly incapable of anything suddenly scream about how the uber-powerful UN is going to take away their guns?

That doublethink is hardly limited to the UN. If not for being so farking sad, it might be amusing.

Today is Saturday, which means *checks talking point and media calendar* that Obama is far and away the gravest threat this great land of Libertytm has faced. His Machiavellian wiles are the sword of Damocles hanging over our families. He must be stopped.

At 12:01am EST, we will resume "Obama is the most unqualified, bumbling mess this country was duped into electing. He can't run a convenience store, let alone our country."

I posted this because most people have some kind of buzz at midnight on a weekend, and I wanted to make sure everyone got the memo to adjust their comments accordingly.

/and don't forget to set your clocks back, from "Muslim" to "fake Christian."

I suppose they are all connected with Obama as the central theme. So what's really the point is massive Republican delusion.


I fail to see the value in reporting these far-out nutjob conspiracy theories for any reason other than to point and laugh, yet these people hold positions of power and get treated as if their insanity had equal value to actual sane and realistic people. Liberal media, indeed.
 
2012-07-28 07:57:25 PM  
Well, this should help ease the worried minds of the conspiracy theory set.

Until, of course, they come up with an explanation of why this just means that the danger is that much closer.
 
2012-07-28 07:59:37 PM  
That's what they want you to think!

scienceblogs.com
 
2012-07-28 08:00:01 PM  
Bullshiat. I've gotten six emails in the last 12 hours from Aunt Erma in Alabama about it. You can't trick me.

/jams tinfoil hat on tighter
 
2012-07-28 08:00:45 PM  

EnviroDude: At least, not yet


Fark off, your shtick is old.
 
2012-07-28 08:00:47 PM  

Dancin_In_Anson: Like the UN could anyway.


exactly, it's ridiculous on its face.
 
2012-07-28 08:05:12 PM  
I'm pretty sure that if the UN said "We're going to send troops to the United States to take all the guns away from immigrants, blacks, hispanics, gays, non-Christians and liberals", that the VAST majority of these idiots would be perfectly okay with it. Hell, they'd probably HELP.
 
2012-07-28 08:08:10 PM  

dr_blasto: yet these people hold positions of power and get treated as if their insanity had equal value to actual sane and realistic people. Liberal media, indeed.


That's what we've been so alarmed by in recent years, and it makes the tired old "liberal media" canard so much more annoying to hear.

Even CNN (hardly competent, but hardly partisan either) chooses to air hours' worth of birther 'debates' as though the other side of the story has any validity at all. The "liberal media" legitimizes these wingnuts. Hell, you don't even have to be qualified anymore - a random school bus driver in Iowa is now a "special correspondent." What the fark does that even mean, these days? Can I be a special correspondent, too?

"Coming up, why some people are beginning to believe the evidence that the Earth is flat. We'll have what's sure to be a compelling look at the issue following this commercial break."

Do I exaggerate a bit? Sure. But what's the fundamental difference from what we're seeing now? It's bad enough that FOX runs the BS at full-throttle, but even CNN dedicates half their time to it. We're sorta f*cked, here.
 
2012-07-28 08:08:21 PM  

dr_blasto: Ok, so outside of the nutjobs, can anyone explain how UN arms export treaties would impact anyone's ability to keep their guns? Just asking, because the actual treaty forbids exports to countries where the weapons could or would likely be used to giolate human rights-it would forbid things exactly like fast and furious.


It wouldn't even stop fast and furious.

But this isn't about law or reality, it's about a stupid narrative created by an NRA that is more beholden to its corporate partners and weapon manufacturers than its members.
 
2012-07-28 08:13:56 PM  

vygramul: It never ceases to amaze me how many retards believe this painfully obvious falsehood.


Until very recently I always thought is was some sort of meme that liberals came up with to mock paranoid conservatives.
 
2012-07-28 08:14:20 PM  

realmolo: I'm pretty sure that if the UN said "We're going to send troops to the United States to take all the guns away from immigrants, blacks, hispanics, gays, non-Christians and liberals", that the VAST majority of these idiots would be perfectly okay with it. Hell, they'd probably HELP.


Um, probably not, but if the UN wanted to take first amendment rights away from you, I'm pretty sure they would help.
 
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