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When the likes of Rick Santorum prevail,

Posted Dec 04 2012 1:36pm


we're all brought down,

down


down

down.

The United Nations disability treaty failed to pass the Senate, due to Republican opposition, led by the far right. They had claimed that "the treaty would erode the principles of American sovereignty and federalism." This, of course, was bullshit, but despite support from disciplined Republicans, including Bob Dole, Dick Lugar, John McCain and former Attorney General Dick Thornburgh, the United States will fail to join 155 nations who have signed the treaty and 126 countries who have signed it.

I can't imagine any of the disabled veterans who stood in opposition to their fellow Republicans are exulting in this country's "sovereignty" today.

Read the article here.
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