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Nov 14 2022

Staggering Climate Hypocrisy at COP27

If you like our Climate Czar John Kerry, who wants to impose a Third World lifestyle on his own country because this will supposedly improve the weather, even as he takes a private jet to Iceland to collect a climate kook award, you will love COP27, the climate cult revival currently underway in Egypt:

Climate delegates were accused of hypocrisy after 400 private jets arrived in Egypt for COP27.

Accusing the climate priesthood of hypocrisy is like accusing water of being wet.

According to the European clean transport campaign group Transport and Environment, a private jet can emit two tonnes of carbon dioxide in an hour and is five to 14 times more polluting per passenger than a commercial plane.

Yet the liberal ruling class proclaims that they must snuff out freedom and radically reduce our standard of living lest we help plants grow by emitting allegedly harmful CO2, because as UN Secretary-General António Guterres barks, the planet “is literally on fire.”

‘Humanity has a choice: cooperate or perish,’ UN chief Antonio Guterres told the summit on November 7.

Do your worst, Guterres.

The hypocrisy did not stop at the travel arrangements. Globalists want us to eat insects so as to serve the climate, bringing us to the topic of the menu:

Those with a taste for the luxurious can snap up an angus beef medallion with sautéed potatoes for a pricey $100 (£90) or a creamy salmon for $40 (£35), after scoffing back a $50 (£43) seafood platter for starter.

COP26 was similarly opulent. Nothing is too good for the taxpayer-financed Liberal World Order that rules over us little people.

As Robert Spencer notes,

The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) declares: “Edible insects contain high quality protein, vitamins and amino acids for humans. Insects have a high food conversion rate, e.g. crickets need six times less feed than cattle, four times less than sheep, and twice less than pigs and broiler chickens to produce the same amount of protein.”

This isn’t just abstract speculation. As far back as 2013, the UN was trying to sell this disgusting notion: “While the idea of eating a worm, grasshopper or cicada at every meal may seem strange, FAO says this has many health benefits. Insects are high in protein, fat and mineral contents. They can be eaten whole or ground into a powder or paste, and incorporated into other foods. ‘Insects are not harmful to eat, quite the contrary. They are nutritious, they have a lot of protein and are considered a delicacy in many countries,’ said Eva Muller, the Director of FAO’s Forest Economics, Policy and Products Division.”

Actually, they are so harmful to eat. That’s why we find the idea of eating them disgusting. It is why they have to be heavily processed to qualify as edible (lefties also tell us that processed foods are so bad, they should be regulated as drugs). It is why you won’t find John Kerry or Antonio Guterres eating bugs.

Remarks Harris Rigby,

It’s almost, almost, as if they ALL know it’s an absolute hoax.

Almost? Of course the ruling elite know their climate crisis is a hoax. But they also know that rank and file Democrats will believe anything whatsoever to help their team win. The ability of otherwise intelligent people to swallow preposterous lies on behalf of a malevolent agenda is a horror to behold.

Oct 03 2022

United Nations Moonbat: We Own the Science

Everything leftists infiltrate, they subvert and subordinate to their twisted agenda, rendering it useless for any other purpose. The Long March Through the Institutions has moved beyond the media, entertainment, schools, and the government to attack the most basic foundations of civilization — including even science.

This is accomplished not only through government control of funding, but by directly controlling the flow of information and redefining science through a political lens.

Two of the farthest left institutions on the planet are Google and the United Nations. Watch Melissa Fleming of the UN Department of Global Communications boast that the two are working together to suppress information that does not support their strategy of seizing wealth and power through the climate crisis hoax:

“We own the science,” crows Fleming. If this is true, there is no science, only propaganda.

“All sectors of society need to be very active” in promoting ruling class opinion (i.e., moonbattery) and suppressing dissent. That they are.

Modern leftism is heavily influenced by postmodernism. Academic moonbats literally believe that objective reality, if it even exists, is irrelevant. According to their ideology, all that matters is the consensus they create by controlling what we say.

The climate crisis will become real when they have achieved the leverage to force everyone to pretend it is real. The tyranny it will be used to justify will dwarf the cost of Covid.

On tips from Dragon’s Lair and Occam’s Stubble. Hat tip: Vlad Tepes.

Aug 02 2022

Open Thread

[The UN should remain in New York] because every country needs a cesspool. And the UN is always interesting as a theater of the absurd. - Ed Koch

Jul 24 2022

Why WHO Declared Monkeypox Global Health Emergency

Looks like a state of emergency is the new normal. The World Health Organization’s communist Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has declared a global health emergency over monkeypox — despite only five people having died worldwide and despite his own expert committee voting against the declaration.

Here’s why it qualifies as an emergency:

“Although I am declaring a public health emergency of international concern, for the moment this is an outbreak that is concentrated among men who have sex with men, especially those with multiple sexual partners,” Tedros told a media briefing in Geneva.

A disease is more serious if it is spread primarily among homosexuals, because according to the value system of the Liberal World Order, members of the LGBT community are worth more than normal people. That’s why so much of our money is spent on AIDS relative to more prevalent lethal diseases:

[The National Institutes of Health] spends about $2,583 each year per person with HIV/AIDS, $418 each year per person with cancer, and only $38 each year per person with diabetes.

Confirming that this is about Cultural Marxism, not public health, Tedros yelps that “Stigma and discrimination can be as dangerous as any virus.”

At least, since it is primarily a disease of homosexuals, we don’t have to worry much about children. But I’m forgetting — there is now such a thing as LGBT youth, enabled and empowered by the groomers who dominate public schools. Consequently, at least 181 K-12 educators have been arrested for sex crimes involving children in the USA so far this year. This could make monkeypox an issue for kids.

On tips from Blackjack, ABC of the ANC, Dragon’s Lair, and Mr. Freemarket.

Jul 07 2022

UN Touted Benefits of World Hunger

Just in case there is anyone who still doesn’t understand what the Liberal World Order entails (besides high gas prices), the United Nations spelled it out by touting the benefits of world hunger.

Via Climate Depot:

The UN Chronicle, which bills itself as “The magazine of the United Nations, Since 1946” originally published this essay in 2008 by Professor George Kent of the University of Hawaii: “Hunger has great positive value to many people. Indeed, it is fundamental to the working of the world’s economy. Hungry people are the most productive people, especially where there is a need for manual labour. … How many of us would sell our services if it were not for the threat of hunger?”

“More importantly, how many of us would sell our services so cheaply if it were not for the threat of hunger?”

For once, instead of the usual pious doubletalk about equity, we get some sincerity:

“For those of us at the high end of the social ladder, ending hunger globally would be a disaster. If there were no hunger in the world, who would plow the fields? Who would harvest our vegetables? Who would work in the rendering plants? Who would clean our toilets? We would have to produce our own food and clean our own toilets. No wonder people at the high end are not rushing to solve the hunger problem. For many of us, hunger is not a problem, but an asset.”

Asks the author,

Who would have established massive biofuel production operations in Brazil if they did not know there were thousands of hungry people desperate enough to take the awful jobs they would offer?

Biofuels are an economically inefficient boondoggle propped up with coercive funding by Big Government in the name of the climate.

Speaking of global warming idiocy, another benefit of world hunger is that according to the woke ideology of our globalist ruling class, food makes it be too warm outside. That’s why they plan for us to eat insects instead.

After people outside the liberal elite discovered the article (archived here), the UN said “just kidding” and deleted it:

The piece could have been satire as the UN now claims. The point would be that people should be given what they need at someone else’s expense by an all-powerful globalist government regardless of whether they are willing to work.

On tips from R F and Occam’s Stubble.

Mar 09 2022

UN Removes “War” and “Invasion” From Newspeak Dictionary

Did the 24/7 media coverage convince you that there is a war in Ukraine? Did you think Russia had invaded? Then you are using an outmoded version of the Newspeak Dictionary and should update at once, in light of new revisions from the United Nations:

The United Nations’ Department of Global Communications instructed staff of the international organisation not to refer to the situation in Ukraine as a “war” or “invasion”, in a move to balance political sensitivities as powerful member state Russia cracks down domestically on those who use the words.

Instead, UN staff were instructed to use the terms “conflict” or “military offensive” to describe Russia’s invasion of its neighbour, which has killed hundreds of civilians and forced two million people to flee the country.

In an email to a staff mailing list on Monday with the subject line “Ukraine crisis communications guidelines”, the director of the United Nations Regional Information Centre instructed employees not to describe the situation as a war and not to add the Ukrainian flag to personal or official social media accounts or websites.

Globalist bureauweenies have to be mindful of certain sensitivities. The only countries they don’t need to worry about offending are the USA and Israel.

The UN might have issued a resolution condemning the “military offensive” against Ukraine. But that is off the table, because Russia can block it as a permanent member of the Security Council.

That’s how useful the United Nations is. That’s what American taxpayers gets for our $11 billion per year.

On a tip from Mr. Freemarket.

Jan 19 2022

United Nations Finances Invasion of USA

American taxpayers are forced to pour about $11 billion per year into the coffers of the wannabe world government of the United Nations. We finance 22% of its entire budget. To put it mildly, we have not been getting our money’s worth. The UN has long been hostile to the USA. Considering that it is actively supporting an invasion of US territory, you could say it is at war with us:

The U.S.-funded United Nations is providing cash to help job-seeking migrants trek up through South America, Central America, and Mexico, says Todd Bensman at the Center for Immigration Studies.

According to Bensman,

They’re giving money out at way-stations up and down the [migrant] trail … There’s a process [in Tapachula]: You get your Mexican [visa] papers, then you go to the UN building next door, get an appointment, and they interview you and look at your situation… It’s not big money, and not all of them get it, but enough get it to sustain them so they don’t have to go home, and so they can go on to the next way station.

The endless torrent of grasping Third Worlders are not immigrants in any legitimate sense, because they enter the country in violation of our laws and our sovereignty. They are a conquering invasion force, and an especially dangerous one, given their potentially infinite numbers. Instead of ruling over us, they will displace us, so that our country will no longer exist.

Invasion is the ultimate act of war. Assisting it is also an act of war. Bulldozing the UN building into the East River and then defending the southern border as if we want to have a future would be the most sensible response.

On a tip from Feet2Fire.

Dec 09 2021

Happy United Nations International Anticorruption Day

When you put up your United Nations flag this morning, raise it only to half-mast. The nascent world government of globalist do-gooders is mourning the existence of corruption. From its announcement that today is International Anticorruption Day:

Corruption affects all areas of society. Preventing corruption unlocks progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals, helps protect our planet, creates jobs, achieves gender equality, and secures wider access to essential services such as healthcare and education.

They forgot to mention racial equality.

Other things they forgot to mention include the Iraq oil for food scandal, the pilfered tsunami relief money for Indonesia, and of course the ongoing child sexual abuse by UN peacekeepers.

To quote Fraud Eats Strategy,

The United Nations and its various agencies are much more susceptible to corruption than most organizations given the unique nature of how donor countries, beneficiary countries and local and national government officials interact. … [Due to the] nature of how the UN is funded and disperses funds for large scale infrastructure building, healthcare services, facilities and medication, education and peacekeeping operations in disproportionately high corruption risk countries, and the fact that its employees and officers are foreign officials under the law, the UN represents a perfect storm of corruption risk. Indeed, there’ve been numerous high-profile corruption investigations in which UN agencies and officials were at the center of the storm.

As Claudia Rosett observed back in 2006,

Behind the specific scandals lies what one of the UN’s own internal auditors has termed a “culture of impunity.” A grand committee that reports to itself alone, the UN operates with great secrecy and is shielded by diplomatic immunity. One of its prime defenses, indeed, is the sheer impenetrability of its operations: after more than 60 years as a global collective, it has become a welter of so many overlapping programs, far-flung projects, quietly vested interests, nepotistic shenanigans, and interlocking directorates as to defy accurate or easy comprehension, let alone responsible supervision.

That was the year they announced “UN Ethics Day.” It didn’t work. But maybe International Anticorruption Day will be more successful.

The one thing the United Nations will always succeed at is bringing a warm glow to liberal hearts with its sanctimonious posturing. That’s what we US taxpayers get for our money.

On a tip from Lyle.

Nov 03 2021

Elon Musk Calls Out UN on Child Sex Abuse

The United Nations may have kicked a hornet’s nest by demanding that Elon Musk hand over $6 billion to its bureaucrats in the name of world hunger.

When UN World Food Program Director David Beasley said the $6 billion would save 42 million people who otherwise are “literally going to die,” Musk agreed to give the money, but only if WFP can explain “exactly how $6B will solve world hunger.”

Musk has probably heard the joke regarding what you get if you feed a million starving Africans: 10 million starving Africans. You also get a few hundred fat UN bureaucrats, so Musk further stipulated that “it must be open source accounting, so the public sees precisely how the money is spent.”

From there it went downhill for the UN:

The link in Musk’s tweet goes to a story about children as young as 9 being forced to provide UN officials with oral sex in return for food:

Memos about the sexual abuse in the Central African Republic were “passed from desk to desk, inbox to inbox, across multiple UN offices, with no one willing to take responsibility”, the report found. It added: “The welfare of the victims and the accountability of the perpetrators appeared to be an afterthought, if considered at all.” …

No one has been arrested more than a year and a half after UN authorities were made aware of the sexual abuse allegations. …

It took almost a year for UN staff to respond to allegations of rape by six children.

The story was updated yesterday but originally appeared in 2015. Whether there has been any accountability is doubtful.

Maybe Beastly will bring us all up to date on whether any justice has been done and whether the UN has cleaned up its act.

Probably not though. As enVolve notes,

Most of the media reports concerning the Twitter exchange didn’t even mention Musk challenging Beasley about the child abuse sex scandal.

That means Beastly has no good answers.

On a tip from R F.

Sep 03 2021

Using the United Nations to Undermine Gun Rights

Because we need to be defenseless, domestic leftists cannot complete their agenda without first confiscating our firearms. They can’t confiscate our firearms without first forcing us to register them. The globalist left could be helpful in that regard:

The Biden administration this week signaled that it is eyeing a United Nations small arms treaty that critics claim will lead to an international gun registration plan — including for individual American gun owners. …

“I have come from Washington, D.C., this week to take the floor on the agenda item Treaty Universalization to underscore the continuing commitment of the United States to responsible international trade in conventional arms,” William Malzahn said at the 7th Conference of States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty.

Malzahn is a Foggy Bottom apparatchik — specifically, Acting Deputy Director of the Office of Conventional Arms Threat Reduction, Bureau of International Security & Nonproliferation at Antony Blinken’s US Department of State.

The NRA has warned that, among many moves, the treaty will require all arms that Americans buy from overseas makers to be tracked. To do that, a global gun registry would be created and maintained for 10 years. Every owner will be listed on that registry.

Democrats pursue their objectives sneakily. Their incremental approach to imposing Marxism is a case in point.

Few will miss the irony of Biden working insidiously to disarm the American population after arming Taliban terrorists with $billions worth of weaponry at our expense.

On a tip from Stormfax.

Jul 15 2021

Antony Blinken Calls on United Nations to Denounce America

Under sane governance, the Secretary of State would advance American interests abroad. Under rule by moonbats, he has the opposite role: to rally foreign foes to help Democrats tear America down. Quintessential repulsively soft liberal bureauweenie Antony Blinken is tailormade for the task:

The United Nations — whose World Health Organization arm was just panned for its probe of the COVID-19 pandemic’s origins confined to guidelines set by the Chinese Communist Party — has been formally invited by the Biden administration to investigate “the scourge of racism, racial discrimination, and xenophobia” in the US, according to Secretary of State Antony Blinken.

Among the liberal elite, it will lend weight to Democrats’ scurrilous condemnations of their own country if the execrable United Nations agrees.

“It is in this context that the United States intends to issue a formal, standing invitation to all UN experts who report and advise on thematic human rights issues,” he continued. “As a first step, we have reached out to offer an official visit by the UN Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism and the UN Special Rapporteur on minority issues.”

A UN Special Rapporteur will be oblivious to the only prevalent racism in this country, namely, the systematic racism against whites manifested in its most blatant and systematic form by Affirmative Action. The UN will attack America from the viewpoint of the ultra-left, just as it does with Israel, which a Special Rapporteur recently accused of “war crimes” for building settlements.

The invitation … comes less than a year after the US endured a lashing on its civil rights record before the UN — getting scolded by the likes of China, Russia, Saudi Arabia and North Korea.

Our Democrat rulers so enjoyed the humiliation of that absurd spectacle, they are explicitly requesting more of the same.

This isn’t the first time the Biden’s Handlers Administration has utilized the United Nations as a platform to attack the country they are in the process of ruining. Earlier this year, our UN Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield denounced America to its very core, proclaiming that “white supremacy” was woven into our “founding documents and principles.” She didn’t mention that blacks live better in the USA than in any other country, for this would undermine critical race theory, the main wrecking ball they are using to destroy it.

Although their figurehead Biden is an idiot, we are not ruled by mere fools. We are ruled by our enemies. No country can long survive rule by people who hate it.

On tips from Chuck A, R F, and Wiggins. Hat tip: Gun Free Zone.

May 11 2021

United Nations Likes Global Minimum Tax

Biden’s people advocate for a global tax, so that victims of their confiscatory taxation policies cannot escape the country, the way people have been escaping hypertaxed Democrat-ruled states like California and New York. Unsurprisingly, our embryonic world government loves the idea. A high-level UN panel issued recommendations in February:

The High-Level Panel for International Financial Accountability, Transparency and Integrity for Achieving the 2030 Agenda (FACTI) said a 20% to 30% global corporate tax on profits would “help limit incentives against profit shifting, tax competition and a race to the bottom.”

If countries are not allowed to compete with each other on tax rates, these rates will only go higher and higher. When they reach 100%, utopia will have been achieved.

Globalism offers plenty of pain, and spreads it widely. Even globalist Big Tech companies may get their share:

One of the panel’s other recommendations includes a tax on digital services. France has already moved forward with such a tax, which would hit tech giants like Facebook and Google.

The concept of taxation imposed globally could put a crimp on techie plans to build their own city on a Mediterranean island so that they don’t have to deal with greedy and oppressive Big Government. Ironically, Big Tech plutocrats have been eager to impose excessive government on the rest of us through their aggressive support for the Democratic Party.

On tips from ABC of the ANC and Steve T.

Mar 30 2021

Will Covid Vaccine Patents Be Confiscated?

Big Pharma performed a miracle by creating innovative vaccines astonishingly quickly, forcing the ChiCom virus to wind down. Progressives, who are heavily invested in prolonging the pandemic so they can continue to exploit it, will not let this happen again. They demand that pharmaceutical companies surrender their patents:

“Multibillion-dollar pharmaceutical companies continue to prioritize profits by protecting their monopolies,” Bernie Sanders says. Adds Connecticut Rep. Rosa DeLauro: “We need to make the public policy choices both in the U.S. and at the WTO that puts patients first.”

The World Trade Organization has been petitioned by relatively backward countries to suspend intellectual property protection on coronavirus vaccines.

Breaking patents won’t accelerate vaccine production or distribution to poor countries. Pharmaceutical companies are ramping up manufacturing as fast as they can, including in low-income countries.

Even if patents are stolen on their behalf, poor countries can’t make these sophisticated vaccines without help from the developers. But at least bullying backed by Marxist rhetoric may spur more vaccine donations.

World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, who supports the WTO campaign, last week called the gap between vaccines distributed in rich and poor countries “grotesque.”

What is grotesque is that this literal communist who has been credibly accused of war crimes and who has helped spread Covid by serving as a mouthpiece for the Chinese Communist Party is in a position to demand that other people’s intellectual property be confiscated.

Why doesn’t his native Ethiopia give its vaccine patents to the USA? Just kidding; countries like that are not capable of developing vaccines, largely because they tend to be run by smash and grab thugs.

If the USA succumbs to people cut of the same cloth as Tedros (e.g., Bernie Sanders), we won’t be capable either. It takes massive investment to create medical innovation. No one will bother if anything produced will only be seized by thieves, like the formula for Rearden metal in Atlas Shrugged.

Liberals posture ostentatiously about their concern for the Third World. However,

There would be more deaths if not for medicines developed in the U.S. and Europe. In 2012 J&J introduced the first novel treatment for multi-drug resistant TB in nearly half a century. About 2.5 times more people died of tuberculosis in India in 2019 than have from Covid.

As for equitable distribution: first, those who made it deserve first dibs; second, the rate of Covid mortality is many times higher in advanced countries due to the older population; and third,

U.S. and European governments have donated billions of dollars to a WHO-backed initiative to distribute vaccines to poor countries. AstraZeneca has promised to allocate nearly two-thirds of its vaccines to the developing world. J&J has pledged up to 500 million doses, and Novavax 1.1 billion.

However, looters and moochers will never be satisfied.

On a tip from Varla.

Mar 05 2021

United Nations Pushes Child Sexuality

The purpose of each pillar supporting the liberal establishment is to advance the progressive agenda in all of its pernicious depravity. At the global level, this applies to the United Nations. The Center for Family and Human Rights reveals a new report published by the UN Human Rights Council that aspires to intercede between children and their parents so as to erode sexual morality:

The report asserts that “sexual expression” is part of the “interwoven fabric of children’s privacy.” The report defines children as anyone under the age of 18.

As we have seen repeatedly, you are never too young for leftists to take an interest in your sex life.

The report asserts that “adolescents need to be able to make decisions regarding their well-being and bodies, and to safely and privately explore their sexuality as they mature, whether offline or online.” However, the report explains, bodily integrity and autonomy rights are infringed by “governments, commercial entities, health-care providers and other professionals, parents, and peers.” How are bodily integrity and autonomy rights infringed? Denial of abortion. Requiring parental permission for abortion and contraception. Therapy for unwanted sexual attractions. And slut-shaming.

No doubt preventing children from gawping at pornography also prevents them from exploring their sexuality.

Once again, the transsexual agenda is aggressively pushed at children:

The report insists that children have diverse gender identities, sexual orientations, and expression.

Back when human rights were a good thing, they applied to everyone. Now the term has been appropriated by leftist social engineers, who have largely replaced rights with the privileges they bestow upon favored groups. Here, a distorted conception of the right to privacy is used to promote degeneracy and perversion.

On a tip from ABC of the ANC.

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