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AMERICA'S LEADERS SELLING OUR COUNTRY OUT FROM UNDER US
Mar. 17, 2006
The recent attempt by the Bush administration to turn at least six
U.S. sea ports over to the control of the United Arab Emirates is
only the latest example of how America's leaders are selling our
country right out from under us.
According to the March 8, 2006 edition of The Washington Times,
"Homeland Security officials, who initially said there are about
850 terminals nationwide, now say there are 3,200 terminals, up to
80 percent of which are operated by foreign companies and
When pressed, Homeland Security officials admit that they do not
even know exactly who controls our ports. As one Homeland
Security officer put it, "It's as clear as mud."
The Times report goes on to say, "Countries operating U.S.
terminals include China and Singapore. Foreign businesses include
companies from Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, London and
By the way, readers need to be alert to the fact that the Dubai deal
is anything but nixed. Newsday recently reported Senate Majority
Leader Bill Frist as acknowledging "that if an American buyer is
not found, and the Bush administration determines there are no
security risks, a deal for DP World to manage and operate major
U.S. ports still could go through."
Frist told ABC's This Week, "If everything that the president, the
administration has said, and that is that there is absolutely no
threatening or jeopardy to our security and safety of the American
people, I don't see how the deal would have to be canceled."
Remember, too, as I reported in this column
Bush administration is proceeding with plans to turn over at least
nine military facilities to the United Arab Emirates. Interestingly
enough, Congress has made absolutely no attempts to block this
deal, and with the exception of a few newspapers, the major media
has not even bothered to cover this story.
Furthermore, let's not forget that the Communist Chinese Army
now controls the Panama Canal and also controls port terminals in
Seattle, Washington, and Long Beach, California.
America's leaders are willfully and deliberately outsourcing every
viable asset we have to foreign countries. Ever since President Bill
Clinton and Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole collaborated to ram
NAFTA and GATT down our throats, the rush to outsource
America's jobs, industries, and even our security has been in full
swing (and FTAA is just around the corner).
Coincidentally, according to Human Events, Bob Dole and former
Secretary of State Madeleine Albright have both been agents for
UAE government-owned Dubai Ports World. Dole as a
Washington lobbyist and Albright on a recent trip to the People's
Republic of China.
Furthermore, Bush administration officials also have financial ties
to Dubai Ports World. "[Treasury Secretary John] Snow was
chairman of the CSX rail firm that sold its own international port
operations to DP World for $1.5 billion in 2004, the year after
Snow left for President Bush's cabinet." (Source: New York Daily
News, Tuesday, Feb. 21st, 2006)
Snow is not alone. New York Daily News also reports that David
Sanborn, who was tapped by Bush to lead the U.S. Maritime
Administration also runs DP World's European and Latin
American industries are vanishing as are American jobs. Our
public education system is so bad we cannot supply needed
demands in our medical and science sectors. Even worse, we
cannot even meet the recruiting demands of our military.
One recent news report said that of all young people between the
ages of 17 and 24 (who would be eligible for military recruitment)
at least 75% were determined to be unqualified. They are either too
fat, too dumb, or too undisciplined. The Army doesn't want them!
Therefore, along with doctors, engineers, scientists, teachers, and
laborers, we are importing soldiers!
Speaking of our military, you do know that U.S. soldiers have now
been put under foreign commanders in Afghanistan, don't you?
Well, it's true. Just read the AP news wire dated Tuesday, March
Also, think about this: according to government statistics,
foreigners own 65% or our metal ore mining industry, 65% of our
database publishers, 62% of our cement, concrete, lime, and
gypsum products, 57% of our engine, turbine, and power
transmission equipment, 53% of our rubber products, 53% of our
nonmetallic mineral products manufacturing, 52% of our plastics
manufacturing, 50% of our oiler, tank, and shipping containers,
48% of our glass and glass products, 48% of our coal mining, 40%
of our pharmaceuticals and medicines, and on and on. (Source:
Thom Hartmann/EconomyInCrisis.com/August Review)
Here's more: there are more than 12 million illegal aliens living in
America. 40% of these arrived after G.W. Bush became president
in 2000. According to the Pew Hispanic Center, these
"unauthorized migrants" comprise 24% of the labor force in
farming, 17% in cleaning, 14% in construction, and 12% in food
preparation. And those numbers are escalating rapidly!
Does anyone actually believe that our elected officials in
Washington, D.C., don't know what is going on? Does anyone
believe that they are ignorant or naïve about these things? Get real!
Our politicians know exactly what is happening, because they are
actively participating in the whole debacle.
Face it, folks: our leaders are selling our country right out from
© Chuck Baldwin
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