Tennessee Bans UN Election Monitors

UN ceasefire monitors in Syria tour the Damascus suburbs

And good riddance. It’s bizarre that we have election monitors from countries with no legal elections that use the opportunity to lecture the United States on its elections.

The left specifically brings them in so that it can then have reports on hand about how racist and unfair American elections are from such noteworthy champions of fair elections as Russia, China and Syria.

Remember when the U.N. sent election monitors to 44 of our states to monitor our elections? They didn’t send the monitors to Iran or Russia or El Salvador, they sent them to the U.S. thanks in large part to hard left civil rights groups like the N.A.A.C.P. That group isn’t about “colored people” as much as it’s about the hard left.

Tennessee is fighting back according to the Knox Blogs. They have a bill – HB2410 – before the governor that is one sentence long: ”Any representative of the United Nations appearing without a treaty ratified by the United States Senate stating that the United Nations can monitor elections in this state, shall not monitor elections in this state.”

It was co-sponsored by Sen. Frank Niceley, R-Strawberry Plains and approved without debate 23-2. It has been sent to Gov. Bill Haslam for approval.

The bill is written so that Obama Inc. can’t claim that it interferes with Federal authority. Let’s see if the Federal courts leave this one alone.

  • Wolfthatknowsall

    Good for Tennessee!

    By the way, blue helmets and berets make wonderful aim points …

    • UCSPanther

      After seeing some of the UN’s antics and screw-ups in places like Africa and the Balkans, a lot of people in those areas would probably agree with you.

      • A Z

        The UN is responsible for many , many rapes in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

        • objectivefactsmatter

          Some day when sanity prevails in the world, people will have the same (or similar) regard for blue helmets that they now have for brown shirts.

          • A Z

            When Hezbollah fire at Israel from UN observation posts the UN is worthless.

            I heard first hand from someone, who was an observer in Western Sahara. The UN made no positive impact. Does anyone in America know who Polisario is? Perhaps we could do a man in the street interview and ask people if they have hear of the new epidemic of Polisario. Most people would not know they are getting spoofed.

  • kilfincelt

    I guess that the U.N. didn’t have anyone in Ohio to stop that one woman from voting 6 times for Obama or in North Carolina to stop the voter fraud there.

  • Bill Cervetti

    Another experiment in “global Engineering” by the Left that is happily doomed to fall flat on its face. This is the hardest of hard sells, especially coming on the heels of our domestic arm of the UN, the Obama Administration, and their decision, oh-so-magnanimous, to back off of the persecution of the Bundy family in Nevada.Any attempt to promote official reps of the UN overseeing our elections,first of all, conjures images of the Panthers with baseball bats outside the polling place,and can only be built on the Orwellian conceit that it’s the “Right” that is the problem as far as free and open elections are concerned.Freud called this “projection” many decades ago, and it now constitutes 100% of the Left’s modus operandi.

  • UCSPanther

    This is a good move. Foreign election observers should be from nations where free elections are part of government structure, not merely for show.

    Having countries like Belarus (Where the old Soviet Police State still lives on) or the PRC (Self-explanatory) monitor our elections is akin to having Islam Karimova lecture Stephen Harper on the right to publicly assemble (See Andijan Massacre).

    It is hypocrisy, and it is long past time to start calling out the UN for it.

    • The March Hare

      We should not have any foreign election observers at all. It isn’t about what country they are from. That only adds irony to the wrong of having them here in this country in the first place.

      • objectivefactsmatter

        I’d kick out the UN and keep control of Internet directory services. That’s just me.

  • truebearing

    What good were they in the last election? They didn’t observe any of Obama’s people rigging the election.

    • UCSPanther

      For an observer from a place where sham elections are held to create the illusion of legitimacy for a dictator, election rigging is perfectly legit.

      After all, how are you going to be able to crow that you got 98% of the vote when the actual numbers would be far grimmer if you held a fair and free election and there was someone else viable to vote for?

      • truebearing

        Yeah. They were there to make sure Obama rigged the election properly and to report any efforts to impede “social justice” ie. fraudulent voters for Obama.

        • objectivefactsmatter

          Just part of the puppet show.