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American Thinker By Carol Greenwald 7/19/2021

Secretary of State Antony Blinken is neither naïve nor stupid. So why did he invite United Nations officials to investigate systemic racism in the United States? It cannot be for the sophomoric reason he stated:

    “Responsible nations must not shrink from scrutiny of their human rights record; rather, they should acknowledge it with the intent to improve.”

It is the responsibility of the American people and their elected representative, not the UN, to examine and improve, if needed, the human rights record of the US. An April 2021  polls shows that nearly  two-thirds of Americans and 90% of Republicans oppose the idea of providing reparations to the descendants of slaves, according  to the results of a nationwide University of Massachusetts Amherst/WCVB poll. So the Administration is seeking ways to affect the public’s views: bring in the UN and supposedly world opinion.

The State Department invitation for an official visit, issued on July 13, was to the UN Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism and the UN Special Rapporteur on minority issues. The State Department plans to  issue invitations to other UN experts who “report and advise on thematic human rights issues.”

These other “experts” are the members of the UN Human Rights Council. Secretary Blinken welcomed the UN Human Rights Council’s adoption of a resolution on July 13 that calls for  action to combat systemic racism against Africans and people of African descent in the context of law enforcement.


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Re: Secretary of State Blinken is setting us up for paying reparations
« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2021, 07:42:36 AM »
Good point.