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    Unhappy Who is Harold Koh?

    It's going to be a very long 4 years.....

    With 65 votes last week -- including those of 8 Republicans -- Harry Reid successfully ushered yet another one of Obama's radical anti-gun zealot nominees closer to a final Senate confirmation vote.

    I'm talking about Harold Koh, former Clinton flunky and current nominee to one of the State Department's highest positions -- the senior legal advisor to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

    So just who is this guy? And why should you care?

    In his infamous essay/lecture "A World Drowning in Guns," Koh summarily declared: "There are more guns than any sane civilization would ever need."1

    To solve "this huge and growing global problem" of guns, Koh proposes an assortment of measures the United States must take to "establish a global system of effective controls on small arms and light weapons" -- a "global regulatory process" or even "global regime" to combat what he calls "grotesque gun oversupplies."2

    Relying on faulty logic, Koh smugly proclaims: "The very promiscuous presence of guns chokes civil society. Guns kill civil society. The pervasive presence of guns perpetuates a culture of societal violence."3

    The various strategies he proposes to curtail the "gun problem" may interest you.

    First, he says, our government needs to create a "law-declaring forum that can operate at a global level to declare an international norm against the illicit sale, transfer, and use of small arms and light weapons."4

    The absence of a definition for "illicit" notwithstanding, what could be next?

    Oh, you guessed it: We need to "bring home" those "norms" and "internalize" them into the "domestic statutes, executive practice, and judicial systems of those participating nations" -- that is, subvert the national sovereignty of each country that came together to globalize gun control, and put international law in its place.5

    (It just keeps getting better, doesn't it?)

    After asserting the necessity for a "marking and tracing regime" to track every gun made and sold in America, Koh then beckons the state to "establish a national firearms control system and a register of manufacturers, traders, importers, and exporters."6

    (Gee, where have we heard that before?)

    But that's not all. Listen to this:



    One particularly intriguing idea is the idea of promoting production of smart or 'perishable ammunition,' e.g., AK-47 bullets that would degrade and become unusable over time. Ironically, by focusing exclusively on controlling the delivery mechanism -- the guns themselves -- the small arms activists [read: gun grabbers] may have overlooked a surer longer-term solution to the international firearms problem.7

    The guy sounds like he's ordering a pizza, describing a sunset, or expounding on a piece of music...

    But he's talking about seizing your rights! And that "intrigues" him!

    Just to remind you, this is the guy whom Obama wants to advise Hillary Clinton in her role as Secretary of State. Can you imagine a more heinous partnership in crime?

    Call your Senator today and demand a NO VOTE ON KOH!

    Light up those phones! Click here to find your Senators and their phone numbers.

    Alternatively, call (202) 224-3121 to access the Senate switchboard.

    In liberty,

    Dudley Brown
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    National Association for Gun Rights
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  3. Koh is a guy who thinks that our Constitution is merely a set of guidelines and given the current state of global politics, feels that it needs to "conform" to more international "norms".

    He is a fool and a nut and is now legal counsel for the State Department.

    We are living with an entire administration made up of Manchurian Candidates.

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    Koh has been confirmed.

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    A note I recieved recently from a michigan "Senator". Note the dates.....

    June 30, 2009


    Mr. Ricbak
    xxx xxx xxxxx Road
    xx xx xxx 48356

    Thank you . . .

    . . . for contacting me about the confirmation of Harold Koh's nomination as Legal Advisor to the State Department. I understand your concerns.

    The Senate is charged by the Constitution with an "advice and consent" role in the appointment process, which ensures that all nominations made by the President are thoroughly reviewed. I take this Constitutional mandate very seriously, as do my colleagues.

    After careful review of his record, I believe Mr. Koh is well qualified for the position, and I voted to support him. The Senate confirmed his nomination on June 25, 2009.

    Thank you again for contacting me. Please continue to keep me informed about issues of concern to you and your family.

    Sincerely,
    Debbie Stabenow
    United States Senator


    U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow

    The United States Senate • Washington, DC 20510
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    Semper Fi

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    Quote Originally Posted by krmgator View Post
    Koh is a guy who thinks that our Constitution is merely a set of guidelines and given the current state of global politics, feels that it needs to "conform" to more international "norms".

    He is a fool and a nut and is now legal counsel for the State Department.

    We are living with an entire administration made up of Manchurian Candidates.
    Precisely!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ricbak View Post
    A note I recieved recently from a michigan "Senator". Note the dates.....
    Quote Originally Posted by ricbak View Post
    After careful review of his record, I believe Mr. Koh is well qualified for the position, and I voted to support him. The Senate confirmed his nomination on June 25, 2009.

    Thank you again for contacting me. Please continue to keep me informed about issues of concern to you and your family......

    Sincerely,
    Debbie Stabenow
    United States Senator
    ..So that I may continue to completely ignore to represent the constituent's that voted for and put their trust in me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DebS View Post
    ..So that I may continue to completely ignore to represent the constituent's that voted for and put their trust in me.
    That kinda sums it up doesn't it?
    Semper Fi

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    Stabmenow is a useless POS and we need to get active next cycle and get her and her partner in crime (Levin) out of there!!!!
    "The sword dose not cause the murder, and the maker of the sword dose not bear sin" Rabbi Solomon ben Isaac 11th century
    "Don't be so open minded that your brains fall out!" Father John Corapi.

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