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Further more you state that it is to protect a persons right to these ideals that government exists. Under this premise then why is it you are against a WORLD government? What sets YOU apart from THEM?
Under the system you seem to be supporting,t hat is the government of the USA over a World Government you are in some ways saying you deserve something that another does not. When we have divisions, when we have US and THEM we allow for conflict, for oppression.
I totally agree with you when you speak of NATIONS but I disagree on the scale. The Pueblo Nations of New Mexico, Colorado, and Arizona are incredibly distinct and seperate nations from that which I am a product of. The USA is comprised of many nations. It does not take too much looking to see the distinctions.
And again the subtle distinction, the US and THEM.
"new" .. The US is not Imperial by anymeans, learn the definition. While we do create proxies, and we do exploit.. we do not colonize nations, and while we may have proxies, they are not used in the manor a imperialistic nation would use it for..
As of November 30, 2007, members' arrears to the Regular Budget topped $735 million, of which the United States alone owed $688 million (94% of the regular budget arrears).
The Bush Years
The Bush administration (1989-92) set another record in its first year in office as US arrears rose to 79% --$365 million. But thereafter, US arrears fell, as the UN came to play a more central role in US policymaking during the Gulf War and its immediate aftermath. Congress reluctantly agreed to appropriate funds to pay off UN arrears and by Pres. Bush's last year in office, Washington's debts were down to $240 million or 48% of the total. Meanwhile, other countries' arrears had risen, especially as economic difficulties hit the transitional economies of Eastern Europe, forcing such large payers as Russia and Ukraine into large arrears. In 1992, while US arrears had diminished, UN regular budget debts had risen to a record $501 million.