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Who, why, where, and when. Plus: the battle for John McCain’s soul.
Big Ward Churchill fan, too.
Tool. Traitor. Shill for “Islamic charity.”
Global wahmbulance alert.
Can Republicans beat back this U.N. power grab?
Surrender is not an option.
Bush and the U.N. vs. American sovereignty.
All eyes on the U.N.; Bush challenges the farcical Human Rights Council; Cuban delegation walks out; Update: Soros-bots arrested; Update: Interview with a real Iranian human rights activist; Update: U.S. walks out on A-jad
Update: U.S. walks out on A-jad. When Ahmadinejad was ushered to the podium of the General Assembly to speak, the U.S. delegation walked out, leaving only a low-ranking note-taker to listen to his speech, which indirectly accused the United States and Israel of major human rights violations. The Iranian president spoke hours after French President […]
Henchmen for Saddam.
More run-of-the-mill corruption at Turtle Bay.
Reuters reporting: The U.N. Security Council voted on Wednesday to establish a special court to prosecute the murder two years ago of former Lebanese prime minister Rafik al-Hariri. Ten council members voted for the Western-sponsored resolution and five — Russia, China, Qatar, Indonesia and South Africa — abstained, with no votes against. The resolution will […]
Do As I Say… Kofi Annan plans to give the United States the finger in his farewell address. USA Today reports: In a farewell speech on U.S. soil today, retiring United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan plans to deliver a tough critique of President Bush’s policies. He will accuse the administration of trying to secure the […]
Cam Edwards reports on the U.N. confab in NYC this week on renewed international efforts to undermine the Second Amendment: A remarkable thing happened at the United Nations yesterday. We, the United States, told the world “no”. The messenger was Robert Joseph, the Undersecretary of State for Arms Control and International Security. Speaking before the […]
Hands off of our 2nd amendment, you blue-helmeted bullies. Alan Gotlieb reports: In what can only be a carefully-timed, deliberate insult to the United States and its Constitution, the United Nations is hosting a conference on global gun control aimed directly at our Second Amendment, on dates that include our national holiday, July 4. The […]
***scroll down for updates*** United Nations Undersecretary-General Jan Egeland–yeah, the same jerk who called America “stingy” during the Indonesian tsunami disaster last year–has come around to offering the U.N.’s help to victims of Hurricane Katrina (hat tip: Catez Stevens, who has more): United Nations Undersecretary-General Jan Egeland, who oversaw relief efforts after the Indian Ocean […]
The United Nations is trying to figure out how to get its paws on the Internet and take over governance of cyberspace. The good news, for now, is that it can’t decide on how to do it. Via Declan McCullagh: A United Nations working group has published a long-awaited report that effectively challenges US supremacy […]
Looks like Kofi Annan has not been honest about his relationship with his son’s employer, Cotecna Inspection Services, a major U.N oil-for-food contractor.
Kofi Annan is assuring victims of the massive earthquake/tsunamis overseas that help is on the way: The United Nations is sending special teams to countries hit by the killer quake and the tsunami waves, even as all UNICEF offices in the quake-hit region have been mobilised to support relief efforts. “UN disaster assessment and coordination […]
Annan Pledges to Aid in Oil-For-Food Probe
The heat is on. Washington Times is reporting: House Republicans call for Annan to step down Excerpt: “The oil-for-food program is a scandal of enormous proportions, and it may reach into the highest levels of leadership at the U.N.,” said Rep. Roger Wicker, the Mississippi Republican who introduced a resolution yesterday calling for Mr. Annan […]
Move America Forward has launched an ad campaign calling for the expulsion of the U.N. headquarters from the U.S: Americans must demand our government remove the United Nations from our borders and cease serving as the major financial supporter of an organization that has veered from its original purpose. The United Nations was originally founded […]
Reuters reports on despicable acts by United Nations peacekeepers in the Congo: The United Nations is investigating about 150 allegations of sexual abuse by U.N. civilian staff and soldiers in the Congo, some of them recorded on videotape, a senior U.N. official said on Monday. The accusations include pedophilia, rape and prostitution, said Jane Holl […]
When Catherine the Great toured the Ukraine and the Crimea in the 18th century, the story goes, bureaucrat Grigori Aleksandrovich Potemkin constructed elaborate fake villages in order to impress her. Now, there’s a 21st century twist on the Potemkin village: Potemkin refugee camps! The Washington Post reports that before U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan’s visit […]
Hazardous material experts were called to U.N. headquarters on Monday after a suspicious powder was discovered on the 27th floor, according to Reuters. Free Republic poster Martin Fierro observes: “Have Blix inspect it. He’ll have an answer for us in five years or so.” Or maybe they should just ask these guys.