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Charles R. Hazard/Insight
Yankee, Come Back
Their Economy Sagging, Panamanian Citizens Work to Persuade U.S. to Return
By Scott Wilson
Washington Post Foreign Service
Saturday, September 28, 2002; Page A17

Action to take on the Panama Canal issue: Ask your Senators and Representatives to co-sponsor one of the following bills which have been introduced to partially safeguard U.S. interests.

Sen. Jeff Sessions' S.Con.Res.61 and Rep. Dana Rohrabacher's H.Con.Res.186 demand a continued U.S. defense presence in Panama and a review of the bidding process for the ports. Sen. Bob Smith's S.Con.Res.59 urges the President to negotiate a new agreement with Panama to station U.S. Armed Forces in Panama to defend the Canal.

National Security Alert!   On December 14, 1999, President Clinton handed over our Canal to Panama. Meanwhile, Communist China is scheduled to take over two strategic beachheads — a port at each end of our Panama Canal.

  • Read Dec. 6, 1999 Decision Brief by Frank Gaffney on Bill Clinton's Nov. 30 admission that "the Chinese will [be] running the Canal"! 
  • Read Dec. 7, 1999 Testimony of Rep. Dana Rohrabacher and other witnesses before the Bachus subcommittee. 
  • Read Dec. 8, 1999 Testimony of Admiral Thomas Moorer and other witnesses before the Bachus subcommittee.

  • Background Information:
    Listen to Phyllis Schlafly's speech: "Red China: Gatekeeper of the Panama Canal" delivered at the America's Security 2000 seminar in St. Louis, February 12. She describes what happened when the U.S. turned over our Canal to Panama on Dec. 31, 1999, and why Red China in the Western Hemisphere is a national security threat. Time: 30 minutes.
    Red China: Gatekeeper of the Panama Canal
       November 1999 Phyllis Schlafly Report 
    Panama — the Biggest Blast of Y2K - by Phyllis Schlafly 
    The Panama Canal Giveaway
       July 1999 Phyllis Schlafly  
    Testimony by Admiral Moorer before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee 
    Replies of Admiral Thomas H. Moorer, (U.S.N. Ret.) to the Comments of Hon. William Hughes, Ambassador to Panama, Upon Adm. Moorer's Testimony Before the Foreign Relations Committee of the United States Senate, with additional comments by William Bright Marine.

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