2. The Yanks should not be allowed to enforce THEIR laws in OUR jurisdiction. They were not voted in, and they can F-off.
It's not their laws. It's based on international agreements
When the american's say they will financially punish you for NOT agreeing, it's called duress and is not enforceable anywhere outside of dictatorships.
Never the less, you make a valid point: our goverment(s) have sold us down the river. Doesn't make it right.