07 Feb '12, 11am

Paranoia strikes deep: GOP exposes ‘dangerous’ U.N. sustainability plot

Paranoia strikes deep: GOP exposes ‘dangerous’ U.N. sustainability plot

Put your U.N.-proof thinking caps on. (Photo by Arden.) Things at GOP headquarters are even more crazytown than we could have imagined. The Republican National Committee — the group that shapes the national GOP political platform, devises campaign strategies, promotes candidates, and bashes all things Obama — passed a resolution in January warning Americans of a sinister plot hidden in a United Nations report called Agenda 21. Short of suggesting that we all wear tinfoil hats and keep an eye out for contrails, the RNC would have been hard-pressed to put itself further on the wacko fringe. Here’s the windup to the resolution, unearthed by the New York Times this weekend: WHEREAS, the United Nations Agenda 21 is a comprehensive plan of extreme environmentalism, social engineering, and global political control … and, WHEREAS, the United Nations Agenda 21 is being covertly pus...

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