The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Dear @EmmaWatson: You Are the ‘Goodwill Ambassador’ for a Rape Culture

  Hello, Ms. Watson. Remember when you went to the United Nations and gave that speech about how everybody should be a feminist? April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Ms. Watson,. and the organization for which you are a spokeswoman . . . Well, let’s talk about “awareness”: A Wednesday report by the Associated Press […]

The U.N. And $5 Are Worth A Beverage At A Coffee Shop

by Smitty Via Hot Air: Russia has vetoed a UN Security Council draft resolution that declared a planned referendum on the status of Ukraine’s Crimea region “can have no validity” and urged nations and international organisations not to recognise it. “This is a sad and remarkable moment,” Samantha Power, the American ambassador to the United […]

@AmbassadorRice: The Shameful Stain That Is Susan Rice, Now on Twitter

So proud to defend #humanrights and ensure #LGBT voices are heard at the #UN. @global_equality — Susan Rice (@AmbassadorRice) October 11, 2012 “Four dead Americans, and she’s doing a happy dance because she thinks the UN is gay-friendly now? What delusional fantasy world is she living in?” — Sunshine State Sarah What part of “misplaced […]

The Disgrace That Is Susan Rice

The position of Ambassador to the United Nations has been held by such distiguished persons as Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Jeanne Kirkpatrick and John Bolton. This is what’s so outrageous about the idiocy of Susan Rice: U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice said the attack on the American consulate in Benghazi last week was […]

Shocker: UNESCO Thumbs Its Nose At American Interests

by Smitty (via Atlas Shrugs) The ‘Stache reports: UNESCO, true to form, has voted today to admit the Palestinian Authority as a member. So ineffective was Obama administration diplomacy that France voted in favor of Palestinian membership, and Britain and Japan abstained. U.S. statutes, dating from 1990, now require a full cutoff of U.S. funding, […]

Pacifism and Historical Ignorance

“For a therapeutically inclined generation raised on Oprah and Dr. Phil — and not on the letters of William Tecumseh Sherman and William Shirer’s Berlin Diary — problems between states, like those in our personal lives, should be argued about by equally civilized and peaceful rivals, and so solved without resorting to violence.” — Victor […]

Good-Bye, Global Population Control!

And it’s certainly about time! Spurred on by a public vote in which pro-life advocates said cutting funding for the pro-abortion UNFPA agency was their top desire, Congressional Republicans have filed legislation to yank millions from the UN organization. . . . The vote at the popular YouCut web site makes it so the public […]

Arab Spring, Palestinian Autumn

A predictable outcome: Palestinians will seek recognition as a United Nations member-state in September given the deadlock in U.S.-brokered peacemaking with Israel, a senior Palestinian official said Saturday. Nabil Shaath urged President Barack Obama, who Thursday criticized the planned move at the U.N. general assembly, to join other countries in endorsing a Palestinian state taking […]

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