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October 29, 2013

Who Lost The Western Pacific? Obama did.

Today the claim that the U.S. is the leader of the free world was again refuted. No one but a racist West-Asian colony of a few East-Europeans follows its lead:
The U.N. General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to condemn the U.S. commercial, economic and financial embargo against Cuba for the 22nd year in a row.

The vote Tuesday was 188-2, with three abstentions. The United States and Israel voted against it.

The vote was lost despite Obama's alleged recent order to the NSA to curb some of its illegal spying on the United Nations. The outcome of the vote was worse than expected. Under Obama the United States has lost the western Pacific. This year Micronesia voted against the U.S. after abstaining last year. Palau abstained after voting with the U.S. last year.

Posted by b on October 29, 2013 at 01:33 PM | Permalink

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We can just send giant robot droids to reconquer it.

Posted by: ralphieboy | Oct 29, 2013 2:14:01 PM | 1

Bernhard, Micronesia did not "vote against the US after abstaining last year."
This year. Against: USrael. Abstain: Palau, Marshall Is, Micronesia.
Last year. Against: USrael, Palau. Abstain: Marshall Is, Micronesia.

Posted by: Rowan Berkeley | Oct 29, 2013 2:45:53 PM | 2

Here's the official tally from last year.

Posted by: Rowan Berkeley | Oct 29, 2013 3:59:46 PM | 3

a racist West-Asian colony of a few East-Europeans

Very clever b. I'll be plagiarizing you to my friends from now on.

Posted by: juannie | Oct 29, 2013 4:09:06 PM | 4

The voting on Palestine and Israeli Apartheid goes the same way

The only question is ... of the world's two most hated nations ... which is MHN#1 and which MHN#2.

But no one really cares. The hatred is measured in feet and the difference between the two in inches.

Posted by: john francis lee | Oct 29, 2013 4:48:56 PM | 5

The Cubans call it by its real name: Blockade.

Posted by: ruralito | Oct 29, 2013 5:33:54 PM | 6

Time for regime change in America, the laughing stock.
Obama is a joke. Obama & the 1% must go.

Posted by: Hoarsewhisperer | Oct 29, 2013 6:42:08 PM | 7

I have serious issues with Obama on the increases power given to government.

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Posted by: Chris | Oct 29, 2013 10:20:47 PM | 8

6#

Agree

Posted by: brakes | Oct 30, 2013 12:04:09 AM | 9

palau is higher than even uk in the hierarchy of fukus bitches

http://www.moonofalabama.org/2013/05/open-thread-2013-09.html#c6a00d8341c640e53ef01901c55330e970b

Posted by: denk | Oct 30, 2013 3:00:22 AM | 10

Patrick Cockburn: As Syria disintegrates, so too does Iraq

Posted by: sarz | Oct 30, 2013 6:26:42 AM | 11

Posted by: sarz | Oct 30, 2013 6:26:42 AM | 11

syria disintegrating? or syria being disintegrated? USrael goal is balkanisation here using stupid muslims

Posted by: brian | Oct 30, 2013 4:39:14 PM | 12

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