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**Written by Doug Powers The United Nations has a simple business plan when it comes to wresting control of as much of the world as possible: Pronounce yourself the global arbiter of human rights, then declare everything a human right. The UN has already said Internet access is a human right, so naturally the best […]
**Written by Doug Powers The U.N. lowered their flag to half-staff for a brutal dictator, elected Iran to its Commission on Women’s Rights, and wants to spend $76 trillion over the next four decades to “green” the world. With that in mind, why should anybody doubt they have what it takes to eradicate oppression and […]
**Written by Doug Powers Last week the UN General Assembly held a moment of silence for North Korea’s Kim Jong Il (it’s over, you can start talking again, Jimmy). On Wednesday, in spite of the dictator’s abhorrent human rights record, the UN went a step further: (Reuters) – U.N. offices around the world lowered their […]
“Empty shell” games
“That’s like saying ‘we want a kajillion-bajillion dollars!’”
**Written by Doug Powers You just knew this was coming: GENEVA (Reuters) – The United Nations’ top human rights official called on the United States Tuesday to give the U.N. details about Osama bin Laden’s killing and said that all counter-terrorism operations must respect international law. [...] “This was a complex operation and it would […]
Disgruntled and weary from holding up the debt ceiling?
United Nations to Debate Human Rights for ‘Mother Earth’ (they’ll do anything to get out of paying those parking tickets)
**Written by Doug Powers Keep reminding yourself as you read the story that we pump a good deal of money into supporting this cuckoos nest. Sometimes though I think it’s worth it in order to keep them isolated in pockets of New York, Vienna and Geneva instead of being entirely free-range socialist nut cases, and […]
**Written by Doug Powers There’s no better way to ensure that visitors from an advanced civilization elsewhere in the universe want to vaporize the Earth immediately than by making them sit through a United Nations meeting as soon as they get here. To that end, the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs will choose […]
**Written by Doug Powers As the world leaders were back in the City scheming to divvy up money that doesn’t belong to them, the spouses hung around with FLOTUS and received a basket that I’m predicting will come to be known as “the re-gifting heard ’round the world”: First lady Michelle Obama underscored her healthy […]
UN leads by example
Soon to be the new mascot of the Democrats’ cap-and-tax push, Disney’s Tinker Bell was tapped by the United Nations this week to serve as an “Honorary Ambassador of Green.” This is not an Onion parody: The United Nations Monday named Disney character Tinker Bell an “Honorary Ambassador of Green” to help raise children’s environmental […]
Circus at the U.N.: Gadhafi floats swine flu-as-military weapon conspiracy, wishes “our son” Obama could be prez for life; “We shall send rolling thunder”
Fetch the comfy chair! U.N. Security Council passes new toothless resolution; Update: N. Korea fires two more short-range missiles
In response to North Korea’s willful violation of a toothless U.N. Security Council resolution, the panel quickly passed…yet another toothless U.N. Security Council resolution. It is Monty Python’s world, and we are all just living in it. Fetch the comfy chair! We all know the answer, but William A. Jacobson has an excellent post asking […]
Your global watchdog at work again: UN bigwig arrested on kiddie porn charges. *** Previous U.N. sex scandal blogging.
Hostis humani generis.
But still wrong.
Softball pitchers only, please.
What, didn’t you like the condoms?
“[N]o genuine pollution cuts are being made…”
“That food is now sitting on a tarmac doing no good.”
Orville Redenbacher’s ghost: “Delicious!”