Skip to comments.UN Flaunts its Corruption, Self-Serving Habits
Posted on 09/30/2011 2:37:43 PM PDT by jakerobins
The United Nations comes in for condemnation on a regular basis for putting human rights violators on the Human Rights Commission and so forth. How does it respond to such criticism? By doubling down, succumbing to the charms of an abusive Third World dictator and considering naming an award after him.
And to charges that the UN creates a culture of mini-potentates via lavish salaries at mostly US taxpayer expense, how does it respond? By jacking up staff salaries.
The Obama administration told the United Nations that too few of its 10,307 workers are being cut and average salaries, currently $119,000 a year, have risen dramatically.
The U.S. ambassador for UN management and reform, Joseph M. Torsella, said today that the proposed $5.2 billion UN budget for the next two years would scrap only 44 jobs, a 0.4 percent reduction. After an onslaught of add-ons, the 2012-13 budget would rise more than 2 percent to $5.5 billion, he said
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UN = United Nithings. “Nithing,” of Scandinavian origin, is the most inherently offensive and dehumanizing word in existence. I would not even use it to describe a political opponent like Obama, Reid, or Pelosi but it fits the UN perfectly.
Defunding the U.N. - This should be a ‘low hanging fruit’ decision from the newly convened debt panel.
It’s a wonder the UN wasn’t defunded the moment they declared Zionism “racism”.