Obama’s ACORN condones what Hillary’s State Department condemns.
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Shira: That is between you and whatever. What ever you do you do not you do not discuss it…
Similar scenarios played out during the duo’s visits to the other ACORN offices. How does the Obama Administration, the top beneficiary of ACORN’s efforts over the years, feel about this? Here’s what Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wrote in a Washington Post op-ed upon the June release of the State Department’s 2009 Trafficking in Persons report:
To some, human trafficking may seem like a problem limited to other parts of the world. In fact, it occurs in every country, including the United States, and we have a responsibility to fight it just as others do. The destructive effects of trafficking have an impact on all of us. Trafficking weakens legitimate economies, breaks up families, fuels violence, threatens public health and safety, and shreds the social fabric that is necessary for progress. It undermines our long-term efforts to promote peace and prosperity worldwide. And it is an affront to our values and our commitment to human rights.
The Obama administration views the fight against human trafficking, at home and abroad, as an important priority on our foreign policy agenda. The United States funds 140 anti-trafficking programs in nearly 70 countries, as well as 42 domestic task forces that bring state and local authorities together with nongovernmental organizations to combat trafficking.
How ironic: activity condoned by ACORN contracts human rights. Meanwhile, the annual TIP report assesses each nation’s efforts to combat trafficking and assigns grades based on their laws, enforcement, successes and failures. In his introduction to this year’s report, Ambassador Luis CdeBaca wrote:
Sadly, there are thousands who are trapped in various forms of enslavement, here in our country…oftentimes young women who are caught up in prostitution. So, we’ve got to give prosecutors the tools to crack down on these human trafficking networks….It is a debasement of our common humanity, whenever we see something like that taking place.
What does the TIP report say about the country invoked by James and Hannah?
El Salvador is a source, transit, and destination country for women and children trafficked for the purposes of commercial sexual exploitation and forced labor. Most victims are Salvadoran women and girls trafficked within the country from rural to urban areas for commercial sexual exploitation…. Salvadorans have been trafficked to Guatemala, Mexico, Belize, the United States, Spain, and Italy, for commercial sexual exploitation.
The State Department verifies the activity is occurring, and the rotten ACORN enables it. Yesterday House Republican leaders called upon President Obama to halt all funding and break government ties with ACORN. Considering their radical propensity to weaken civil society and undermine national security, that and a cruise ship to Gitmo sound commensurate for their behavior.
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