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When Americans go to the polls on Election Day, looking over our shoulders and judging the process by which we cast our votes will be foreign election monitors. They’ll be here at the invitation of the State Department to certify for the world the legitimacy of our election. Sadly, there are those in the United States who believe foreign monitors are needed to validate the election result. Read the rest of this entry »


By what authority will we be governed? The question is increasingly important as activists demand greater U.S. compliance with institutions of global governance. America’s national defense is subject to UN Security Council approval, liberals argue. U.S. navigation and exploration of the oceans must conform to the Law of the Sea Treaty and the UN’s International Seabed Authority. Lawyers at the World Trade Organization make the rules for international commerce. Read the rest of this entry »