Or, the republican controlled Missouri General Assembly goes into session. You pick.
HB 42: first, they came for the black helicopters and I did not speak up (December 5, 2012)
From the Southern Poverty Law Center (March 14, 2012):
….In the world of far-right extremists, Agenda 21 is demonized as a sort of Trojan horse, part of a larger scheme to shatter Americans’ liberties and institute a totalitarian, one-world government known typically as the “New World Order.”
Of course, this bears no relation to the facts. Actually, the U.N. agreement is a rather benign, non-binding plan calling for governments to develop plans to meet current needs for natural resources without threatening the survival of future generations. It was adopted by 178 governments, including the U.S. under President George H.W. Bush, 20 years ago at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro.
But to the John Birch Society (JBS), one of the main groups promoting the conspiracy theory about Agenda 21, it represents the end of America as we know it. This is the same group, of course, that claimed President Dwight D. Eisenhower was a secret communist.
In a big win for this big lie, the Republican National Committee (RNC) in January passed a resolution condemning Agenda 21 and calling for policymakers to be made aware of its “destructive strategies for ‘sustainable development.'” The RNC voted to give copies of its resolution to all Republican members of Congress as well as to the party’s presidential and congressional candidates. It also recommended that the anti-Agenda 21 policy be adopted in the party platform at the 2012 convention….
The 2013 session looks like it’s going to be a clown show, consistently supplying new material for John Stewart and Stephen Colbert through May.
Tonight, via Twitter:
Jonathan Shorman @jshormanNL
Rep. Frame reprimanded for wearing tin foil hat during Agenda 21 debate. #moleg 7:43 PM – 8 May 13
Rep. Stacey Newman @staceynewman
Tonight. Not guns. Agenda 21. We’re debating the United Nations takeover of MO homes. Really. #MoLeg 7:47 PM – 8 May 13
House Communications @MOHOUSECOMM
SB 265 (Private Property Rights) truly agreed to and finally passed by #MOHouse by a vote of 118-37. 7:56 PM – 8 May 13
Michael Lear @Michael_Lear
There has been a remote control black helicopter sited on the floor, and the collective BAC of the House might be elevated. A little. 7:57 PM – 8 May 13
Collin Reischman @Collin_MOTimes
Tinfoil hat on the floor while the #moleg debated Agenda 21 and Sharia Law earlier, just after black helicopter sighting #AllOfThisIsTrue 9:18 PM – 8 May 13
Why we can’t have nice things – part the infinity.
SB 265: if you didn’t want the black helicopters to track you down… (February 6, 2013)