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DeMint Supports Honduras Change of Government

Friday, July 3, 2009

This is what Senator DeMint of South Carolina said in a statement yesterday about the situation in Honduras.
The people of Honduras have struggled too long to have their hard-won democracy stolen from them by a Chavez-style dictator. The Honduran Congress, the Honduran Supreme Court, and the Honduran military have acted in accordance to the Honduran constitution and the rule of law.

I am hopeful that as President Obama grows in office, he will eventually turn away from despots like Ahmadinejad, Chavez, Castro, and Zelaya, and give the United States' full-throated support to the people of any country who are fighting for the same values we cherish and defend in America. The people fighting for freedom around the world, in Iran and Honduras, should never have to wonder which side America will choose between freedom and tyranny.

President Obama's call for the reinstatement of Zelaya is a slap in the face to the people of Honduras. And the resolution written by the Organization of American States tramples over the hopes and dreams of a free and democratic people.

The rule of law is working in Honduras. President Obama should not undermine the democratic institutions that guarantee freedom by forcing an illegitimate President back into power.
That is almost exactly what I said word for word on this blog last Monday. (Link) It's almost as if Senator DeMint read my article and got the idea for his statement.

It's gratifying that at least one person in a position of authority agrees with me that Obama is wrong in supporting leftist dictators while opposing the democratic aspirations of the people of Honduras.
posted by John, 12:30 AM

1 Comments:

very nice post. But I think we/Obama need to focus on the US for a while. We're very much so in a hole and need to regroup some before trying to safe the whole world as we're losing our pants off our asses.
commented by Anonymous Tony, July 8, 2009 at 3:00 AM  

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