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Connie Mack Tells UN Monitors To Oversee Elections in “Banana Republics”

By Javier Manjarres

Last weekend Senatorial candidate and congressman Connie Mack unequivocally stated that he supported defunding the United Nations getting the international organization out of New York City. (Video)  Today, Mack is leveling yet another criticism of the United Nations in a campaign press release that excoriates the United Nations for its announcement that it will be monitoring elections here in the United States, as reported the beltway-based publication The Hill.

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), a United Nations partner on democratization and human rights projects, will deploy 44 observers from its human rights office around the country on Election Day to monitor an array of activities, including potential disputes at polling places. It’s part of a broader observation mission that will send out an additional 80 to 90 members of parliament from nearly 30 countries – The Hill

Mack, who chairs the House of Representatives Western Hemisphere Subcommittee blasted the U.N.’s intention to effectively “babysit” our upcoming election, calling the decision to do so “a function usually reserved for third-world countries, banana republics and fledgling democracies.”

“The very idea that the United Nations – the world body dedicated to diminishing America’s role in the world — would be allowed, if not encouraged, to install foreigners sympathetic to the likes of Castro, Chavez, Ahmadinejad, and Putin to oversee our elections is nothing short of disgusting.  For years the United Nations has aggressively worked against the best interests of our country and many of our allies. The UN’s actions and intentions toward the United States have been nothing short of reprehensible.  

Every American should be outraged by this news. The United States must defund the United Nations. The United Nations should be kicked off of American soil once and for all. And the American people should demand that the United Nations be stopped from ‘monitoring’ American elections. The only ones who should ever oversee American elections are Americans.” – Congressman Connie Mack

Mack is challenging Democrat Senator Bill Nelson for his seat in the U.S. Senate and his bus tour is currently crisscrossing the state since his convincing defeat of Nelson in the only Senatorial debate held between the two candidates. Where is Bill Nelson on this issue?

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Javier Manjarres
Javier Manjarres

As the managing editor of The Shark Tank, Javier was awarded the 2011 CPAC Blogger of the Year. Countless videos and articles from the Shark Tank have been featured on Fox News, The Hill, Wall Street Journal, and other national news publications. Javier has also appeared on Univision’s “Al Punto” and numerous radio shows, including being the weekly 92.5 Fox News' DayBreak with Drew Steele political contributor, as well as one of NewsmaxTV's conservative commentators. Javier has also authored "BROWN PEOPLE," which is a book about Hispanic Politics. Learn more at

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  • Electric Jack

    Way to go Senator. Get us out of the Useless Nothing. It is a farce defund it immediately an kick them out of the USA or better still charge them 2Million dollars rent a month but they must pay all motor vehicle offenses. NYCs debt will be ereased immediately…..Give them 1 year to get out of the USA to a Muslim country……see how they like that.

    BTW guess who invited them in HILLARY THE FOOL cant even hire 12 Marines to guard a embassey. If I was Stevens family I would sue the US Government an privately sue her and Obama as soon as they are out of office……idiots

  • No, No, Not Nelson

    In less than two weeks, Connie Mack will be voted our next Florida senator, upsetting the liberal warhorse Bill Nelson. Nelson’s main role of voting for Obama’s leftist programs is coming to an end. In newspaper talk, Nelson and Obama are yesterday’s news, while Connie Mack has the energy and insight to make headlines by helping us get rid of ObamaCare.

    Connie Mack is refreshingly candid and forthright. Mack and Rubio will do a great job representing our beloved Sunshine State.

  • TheChristianReichIsNotHealthyForChildrenAndOtherLivingThings

    WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH! So you don’t like anyone trying to make sure that the Republiturds don’t cheat? Because it makes us seem like a corrupt third world country? ROFLMAO! That’s EXACTLY what our voting process has become. I’m SICK of Republiturds stealing elections ala voting machines, hanging chads and a corrupt SCOTUS. And NOW RobMe owns voting machines in all the SWING STATES. GEE….I wonder what’s up with THAT????? TOTAL conflict of interest. YUP—bring the U.N. in, and bring ’em in DROVES, ’cause it’s already been proven in 2000 & 2004 that OUR elections are just as corrupt as any OTHER third-world country. Glad you don’t get your way ALL the time, although I still figure you’ll try everything to steal THIS election as well.