Human Rights And The U.S.

American Voicespatriotism ISSUE 37•21 Jun 6, 2001

Recently ousted from the U.N. Human Rights Commission, the U.S. is no longer the world's human-rights leader, according to Amnesty International. What do you think?

  • “Doesn't Amnesty International realize we have covert black-op specialists who shoot people for saying that kind of stuff?”

    Allen Andrews –
    Systems Analyst

  • “I guess our nation's leaders have given up trying to impress sexy, politically active college chicks.”

    Ron Bass –
    Cashier

  • “I'd like to applaud the forward-thinking nations of Angola, Sudan, and Syria for helping vote the U.S. off the U.N. commission. Truly, your countries are examples to us all.”

    Duane McHenry –
    Doctor

  • “I support whatever Amnesty International has to say. I have to: They sent me those free return-address labels.”

    Paulette Wilson –
    Librarian

  • “Fine, I'll let the guy out of my basement. Will that fix this up?”

    Stan Tocchet –
    Landscaper

  • “America makes the best movies, the best TV shows, and the best snack foods. We can't do everything.”

    Dana Milbank –
    Real-Estate Agent