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  • United Nations climate change peacekeeping operations

    George Orwell would be proud. The United Nations is now considering expanding its operations to include “climate change peacekeeping.” No, really. The proposal includes the creation of a military force called “green helmets” which would be charged with “peacekeeping operations” in conflicts caused by global warming and depleted natural resources. Of course there is only …

  • Another UN Ripoff?

    Two thirds of the UN’s $732 million budget for Haitian “earthquake relief” has gone not to suffering Haitians, but to the pockets of UN employees. Reports George Russell of Fox News: The United Nations has quietly upped this year’s peacekeeping budget for earthquake-shattered Haiti to $732.4 million, with two-thirds of that amount going for the salary, …

  • A License to Use the Internet?

    A high ranking UN official says we need one, and a whole lot more: The world needs a treaty to prevent cyber attacks becoming an all-out war, the head of the main UN communications and technology agency warned Saturday…. “We need a kind of World Health Organisation for the Internet,” he said…. He also called …

  • Prodding a Stick at an Angry Pit Bull

    Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton released a statement today in Paris that if China did not place sanctions on Iran with the United States, it would “face economic insecurity and diplomatic isolation.” China, a major importer of crude oil from Iran, has invested in the country’s oil and gas sector and preferred to negotiate …

  • The United Nations Now Pushing for a Global Currency

    In the past few years, the dollar’s value has fallen because of inept policies coming from our federal government. This has gotten the attention of foreign investors that currently hold trillions in U.S. debt, and it has sparked controversy about the possibility of a global currency. That controversy started with countries like China and Russia …

  • The Narciccistic Sovereignty Crowd Clarification

    In my recent article titled “The Narciccistic Sovereignty Crowd”, I inadvertantly failed to let the reader know that I do not agree with nation’s, such as Sudan, forcing children to become soldiers. I have witnessed this first hand in several third world countries. The children were armed, and firing their weapons at human targets. The …