“There is always a desire for commerce, but there is great danger in forming alliances that really have very little to do with trade and have a lot to do with the accumulation of power, particularly international power through regional institutions, such as the European Union, and worldwide institutions, such as the United Nations,” states The John Birch Society CEO Art Thompson in his book, International Merger by Foreign Entanglements.
Personal freedom and national independence are extremely threatened by foreign entanglements yet many Americans don’t see the dangers in merging with other countries or they don’t know the threat exists.
What are the dangers?
1. Powerful government always ignores the rights of the people.
It is tempting to believe that the proponents of world government are trying to establish something that will benefit mankind. But we know that power tends to corrupt and the more power that a government group has, well you guessed, it the more corrupt it can become. This is exactly what would happen if America became more and more involved in foreign entanglements.
2. The U.S. Constitution is threatened by treaties.
History has shown that treaties are not allowed to supersede the Constitution. This was showcased in New Orleans vs. United States (1836). It was also a widely shared belief by the founders. For example, Alexander Hamilton wrote that:
A treaty cannot be made which alters the Constitution of the country or which infringes any express exceptions to the power of the Constitution of the United States.
Yet, the foreign entanglements included in trade treaties aim to supersede the Constitution. In fact, the U.S. Constitution is one of the main obstacles to the creation of a world government.
3. Homeland Security is forfeited.
These so-called trade agreements put controls on areas that have no relation to trade. Borders will eventually be eliminated and the integration of police and military forces are inevitable. This is all a part of the plan to begin a new world order (NWO). The Insiders behind the trade agreements have a larger picture that is a step-by-step process leading to world government including creating institutions such as the European Union and the North American Union through treaties such as NAFTA, TPP, and the TTIP.
4. A single monetary system and uniform wage rates would have to be put in place.
A single monetary system woudl destroy our national sovereignty.
Since the beginning of our country, America’s Founding Fathers warned of threats to liberty from foreign entanglements. Especially on President’s Day, let’s heed their warnings! President George Washington warned of entangling alliances in his 1796 Farwell Address:
The great rule of conduct for us in regard to foreign nations is in extending our commercial relations, to have with them as little political connection as possible… It is our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances with any portion of the foreign world.
To counteract the problem of entangling alliances, The John Birch Society has sent “International Merger by Foreign Entanglements” back to the printer, complete with updates. This fourth edition has a new chapter, “Amending the Constitution by Treaty,” and a new 10-page “Addendum Two.” Join us in taking part in two smart strategies (shown below) to prevent foreign entanglements.