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UN Flaunts its Corruption, Self-Serving Habits
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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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Time for the UN to cut back or find some dictators/thugs or oil rich arabs to fund their insanity!
1 posted on 09/30/2011 2:37:48 PM PDT by jakerobins
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To: jakerobins

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.

http://www.americanthinker.com/2011/09/palestinian_statehood_and_the_united_nithings.html


2 posted on 09/30/2011 2:51:49 PM PDT by Winged Hussar (http://moveonpleasemoveon.blogspot.com/)
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To: jakerobins

Defunding the U.N. - This should be a ‘low hanging fruit’ decision from the newly convened debt panel.


3 posted on 09/30/2011 2:55:58 PM PDT by SueRae (I can see November 2012 from my HOUSE!!!!!!!!)
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To: jakerobins

It’s a wonder the UN wasn’t defunded the moment they declared Zionism “racism”.


4 posted on 09/30/2011 4:50:50 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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