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View Diary: The United Nation votes to accept Palestine as a non-member observer state by a margin of 138 - 9 (343 comments)

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  •  It's amusing that the folks here who celebrate (1+ / 0-)
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    the ineffectiveness of US "leadership" in this instance (although also manifest in other foreign policy venues) are many of the same ones who are somehow expecting the US to be the bell cow in climate change persuasion.

    Foreigners are finding ways to work around the US if it suits their purpose because they see no particular consequence to be paid.

    Name the last time -- or even the first time -- this administration has sanctioned (or even "disciplined") anyone but Iran?

    The fear is gone. But don't think that will work in your favor for every cause you champion.

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