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    UN Broke?...

    UN warns that staff could go unpaid next month as member states fail to pay dues
    Gosh, what could happen to this venerable bastion of world peace if Uncle Sucker doesn't pony up the bucks to save it as usual?...
    Heading into its 75th anniversary year, the UN is facing multiple challenges as it grapples with a shifting world order, and the funding crisis has been intensified by a push from US President Donald Trump to cut his nation's contribution to the UN budget.
    I find a negative return on the US dollars in past decades...The idea was admirable when conceived, but has become too many piglets sucking at too few teats......Ben
    “Eschew obfuscation, espouse elucidation” - Mrs. Miller, third grade homeroom teacher...

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    Why do they need money? Do they do something that needs it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Billy_Rightwing View Post
    Why do they need money? Do they do something that needs it?
    As usual, you've laid bare the situation for all to see, Billy...The UN in its current state does nothing to advance civilization, and thus "needs" none of our support...They just "want" what they have not earned......Ben
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    And frankly over the past 10-15 years they have acted contrary to US interests on many occasions.
    OPINION....a view or judgment formed about something, not necessarily based on fact or knowledge.

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    Maybe if they were not headquartered in one of the most expensive cities in the world they could save 40% off their bloated budget. I have a hunch I can predict Trump’s response.
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    I believe that facilities should be maintained in a city in every U N Member Nation . The U N should meet and reside in whichever Nation the current Sec. General is from. That way the delegates could see the conditions in each Nation . It just might give them a learning experience and they could better react to World situations.
    The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.” – Albert Einstein

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    The delegates have no interest in learning anything. That would take time from parking anywhere they damned well please and dining at the best joints in Manhattan, which is their mission in life.
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