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house Bill H.R. 2061

Reauthorizing Programs Aimed at Promoting Human Rights and Democracy in North Korea

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Ongoing programs aimed at promoting human rights and democracy in North Korea should be reauthorized through 2022 to show the North Korean people we see and care about their suffering.

terrusse's Opinion
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09/25/2017
Despite the heated rhetoric currently shared between the countries, promoting human rights should be a top foreign policy of the United States.
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Rakesh's Opinion
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09/25/2017
This is the way to open the eyes of the North Korean populace away from the anti-American propaganda of the regime and showcase what true American values are. If we can cut the general public's support for aggression towards America, the regime will have a harder time continuing with its programs.
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Sandifeuz's Opinion
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09/25/2017
We have always stood up for human rights and need to continue to do so. Regardless of our man child president
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The situation with North Korea has reached a point where efforts by the U.S. to promote human rights and democracy won’t make a difference in the lives of the North Korean people.

Mart's Opinion
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09/25/2017
Stay out of their business. They chose communism, not our business to overthrow their government
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operaman's Opinion
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09/25/2017
This House bill is ridiculous. A Program aimed at promoting human rights and democracy in North Korea? We who understand North Korea realize there is no democracy and therefore no human rights. Let’s leave NoKo to cook it’s it’s own misery. We should push NoKo to the back of the socialist stove to rot in history. If we must spend money, let’s allocate it on armaments too keep us safe. It’s also time SoKo stands up and ends its relationship with the bastard brother north of the border.
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Drew's Opinion
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09/25/2017
Let’s just leave North Korea alone. It is not our responsibility as a country to police the world, and it is not our responsibility as a people to pay for our government to police the world.
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    Despite the heated rhetoric currently shared between the countries, promoting human rights should be a top foreign policy of the United States.
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    Stay out of their business. They chose communism, not our business to overthrow their government
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    This is the way to open the eyes of the North Korean populace away from the anti-American propaganda of the regime and showcase what true American values are. If we can cut the general public's support for aggression towards America, the regime will have a harder time continuing with its programs.
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    This House bill is ridiculous. A Program aimed at promoting human rights and democracy in North Korea? We who understand North Korea realize there is no democracy and therefore no human rights. Let’s leave NoKo to cook it’s it’s own misery. We should push NoKo to the back of the socialist stove to rot in history. If we must spend money, let’s allocate it on armaments too keep us safe. It’s also time SoKo stands up and ends its relationship with the bastard brother north of the border.
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    Let’s just leave North Korea alone. It is not our responsibility as a country to police the world, and it is not our responsibility as a people to pay for our government to police the world.
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    We have always stood up for human rights and need to continue to do so. Regardless of our man child president
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    This isn't a politics issue, it's a human issue. Yes, the North Korean government chose communism, but the average NK citizen did not, nor did they willingly sign on to the suffering that comes along with it.
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    This is a waste of taxpayers money. The only way to free the people of North Korea is through regime change. I do not believe this program has produced any results other than employing more government bureaucracy.
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    North Korea calls Trump statement "a declaration of war"....when are you going to stop this fool.
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    Throwing good money after bad. Not my tax dollars. Forget it!
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    How about starting at home?? Seems to me we have taken some large steps backwards with Trump and his administration. Terrible President.....the only rights he promotes are for wealthy white people.
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    I am for helping people suffering wherever they are in the world provided there is a way to insure the goods get to the people. If there is not a way to insure that, than we are wasting our dollars on fattening the dictators and their cronies. Compassion is part of our essential nature, although you would never know it with the efforts of the present administration. We should demonstrate our compassion for repressed people rather than bombing them or trying to convert their regimes through bullying. What you resist, persists. It is hypocritical to profess concern for the North Korean people while ignoring genocide in Myanmar and disregarding the position of DACA folks at home who you are prepared to send off to a country they have never known through no fault of their own. This seems like an attempt to snipe at N. Korea's mentally ill President. The inconsistencies of the efforts of this Congress make their motives suspect. Sad state of affairs.
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    I am concerned for the innocent North Korean people, who are at the mercy of their unbalanced leader. Uncertain how this will all turn out, but hoping and praying for the best. The US must remain ready and vigilant.
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    Let’s save the 9 million
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    Stop the nation building. Clearly we suck at it. Just stay out of their business!
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    This is why we have the UN.
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    Promoting human rights and government by and for the people should be a top priority. It provides not only for a better country but a better world to live in for everyone.
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    Maybe we should re-authorize human rights in our own country and leave N. Korea alone.
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    I’m not sure our country should be lecturing any other on human rights. And since Democracy is a form of government what happened to “we will not impose our ways on other countries”crap that Trump keeps spewing. I think North Korea is horrible to its people and no one can deny that its a Totalitarian government but what we have to say won’t do any good.
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    Leave North Korea alone. Their form of government is their business, not ours. Besides, the US is the LAST country that should talk about bringing human rights and Democracy to any country. In fact, I hope some country is planning on bringing such programs to us.
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