I've been doing some research on the matter and came across a couple of very informative and well thought out posts from liberty minded individuals that I wanted to share. At the very end, there is also an excellent template for a letter we can email our representatives that I was given permission to share so that everyone can copy and edit as required.
1. Let's verify Lord Christopher Monckton's comments and warnings in writing.
Article: http://fightinwordsusa.wordpress.com...-british-lord/ )
Video: YouTube - Is Obama Poised to Cede US Sovereignty?
2. Let's get a copy of the treaty, in full. Determine who the architect of the treaty is and what country's are part of this treaty. Draft of the Copenhagen Climate Change Treaty currently out of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change working group dated September 15th:
This one appears to be the FINAL VERSION although I haven't confirmed it yet:
3. Once we have this information, put together a news story and present fact sheets to all of Congress and put Congress on legal notice - if an any attempt is made to sign this treaty, attend the treaty meetings or any treaty surrendering our national sovereignty, you are put on legal notice by We The People, the treaty will be null and void.
TEMPLATE OF LETTER:
Dear (Senator, Congressman, President),
On October 14th, 2009, at an event hosted by the Minnesota Free Market Institute at Bethel University, Lord Christopher Monckton, former adviser to British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, gave a presentation on climate change. At the end of his presentation, he closed with a warning to the attendees regarding a treaty President Obama is poised to sign at this December’s United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen. This treaty will effectively cede U.S. sovereignty to a newly created global government agency, as overtly stated in the current draft of the treaty document (see http://unfccc.int/resource/docs/2009.../eng/inf02.pdf)
Cass Sunstein, Director of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, states “we contend that standard arguments from distributive and corrective justice fail to provide strong justifications for imposing special obligations for greenhouse gas reductions on the United States,” and warns that the United States “would probably have to bear a large burden for significant domestic emissions reductions and [is] not among the nations most gravely threatened by climate change.” See Posner & Sunstein, "Climate Change Justice," The Georgetown Law Journal, Vol 96 at 1565, 2008. Given the crippling effects to the U.S. economy and citizens perpetrated by a commitment to drastic reductions in carbon dioxide emissions, it is ludicrous for the United States to commit to the terms of any sort of “global warming” treaty, especially one as damaging to U.S. domestic interests as the Copenhagen Treaty.
It is my expectation that you will fulfill your oath to defend and uphold the Constitution of the United States by petitioning the president and your fellow members of Congress to do everything in their power to keep this country out of that treaty. The Founding Fathers would roll over in their graves if they knew their progeny allowed a foreign power such authority, effectively undoing their every effort in an act of Anti-American Revolution. This is neither hyperbole nor rhetoric. This treaty would leave us accountable to a global governing agency with zero elected representation and zero constitutional protections. It must not be signed!
Thank you. I would appreciate a response indicating your position on the treaty and your intended course of action.
4. Everyone who has a website should put a good size post on their front page and circulate the info around the world that we the people consider any surrender of national sovereignty an act of war.
5. Lastly, put out press releases to all media outlets.
6. Prepare for war if necessary.
Law review article co-authored by Cass Sunstien entitled "Climate Change Justice." Sunstein: Climate Change Justice. The Intro and Conclusions are surprising, and may provide some ammunition against Obama's signing the Treaty.
Unratified Treaties, Domestic Politics, and the U.S. Constitution
Library of Congress:
New World Encyclopedia on Treaties:
Some further perspective from an individual's post on the "fightinwordsusa" blogsite:
Elected officials, while acting as agents for the principals, who are the American people, do not have agency status to transfer sovereignty of their principals to another government, regardless of the language in the Constitution. Remember, the U.S. Constitution was to bind the government, not the American people.
The sovereign American people are higher than the U.S. Constitution. Only government officials who provide an oath or affirmation to support and defend the Constitution come under the criteria of such a document.
So when “Lord” Obama thinks he may transfer the sovereignty of the United States to some foreign government, such an act being a treasonous offense, he does not give away the sovereignty of the American people at large, one whit.
If Obama does sign the treaty, the American people need to call for his impeachment for high crimes and misdemeanors. Treason defined is waging war against the several states, i.e. “them” (Constitution, Article III, Sect. 3, Clause 1).
The American people constitute “the state in fact” (case cite omitted), so when an act inimical to their best interests, as will be by the signing of a treaty which purportedly subjugates the jurisdiction of the United States under some foreign body, the signer is waging war against the sovereigns. The sovereign Americans need to act to remove the usurper by the means constituted, since such an act of treason cannot be tolerated.
And if the elected officials do not do the peoples’ will, preferring instead to support a fascist state of corporatism (as described by Benito Mussolini), the American people need to fully understand the extended treasonous acts of Congress, and deal with them accordingly.
The spirit of the American Revolution lives on. It is the right pursuant of the Declaration of Independence for Americans to throw off a government which acts contrary to the will of their principals. This understanding includes regaining the lawful currency control, now under the unlawful hands of the Federal Reserve.
Please add any other suggestions and resources.
This info needs to go "viral" as soon as possible!
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