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The Most Transparent Anti-Semitic Administration Evah!

I apologize for not having seen this earlier; it came to my attention only this morning in a comment from reader Jeanette.

In another slap in the face for Israel and its Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Obama pulled Secretary of State Kerry and U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power out of the General Assembly during Netanyahu’s powerful address. A large number of delegations walked out of the General Assembly for the speech, but Obama left behind a crew of underlings bearing Jewish names:

“Ambassador Power and Secretary Kerry were unable to attend Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech before the General Assembly because they were called into a meeting with President Obama, which they participated in via video teleconference,” a State Department Official told Breitbart News.

“The United States was represented at the speech by Ambassador David Pressman, Alternate Representative of the United States to the United Nations for Special Political Affairs, Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro, and Ambassador Richard Erdman, Alternate Representative to the UN General Assembly,” the official added.

What, Alfred E. Newman wasn’t available?

Let’s have a show of hands of everyone who thinks that Obama calling the US A-team of diplomats (such as they are) off the floor of the UN, leaving the Jew-V in its place, as all the other Jew-hating nations walked out…how many people think that was a coincidence? Anyone…?

Me neither.

I tried to find a list of the other nations’ vermin who scuttled out as our dips decamped, but I’ll have to leave it to your imagination. Obama betrayed an ally to join forces with the scum of the earth.

Not to put too fine a point on it.

PS: Even the jackals at the UN broke into applause on a few occasions. But not the US contingent. They sat on their hands throughout.

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Try Not to Let This Destroy Your Faith in the United Nations

When pimping, rape (statutory and rape rape), storing missiles for Hamass, and spreading cholera to Haiti are not enough.

Nothing satisfies like graft:

Federal law-enforcement authorities are investigating an alleged bribery scheme involving payments to officials at the United Nations to gain support for real-estate development in Macau, people familiar with the matter said.

The arrests last month of a Macau real-estate mogul and his assistant are connected to the alleged scheme, said those familiar with the matter. Additional charges are expected to be announced as early as Tuesday against a number of other people, including current or former U.N. officials.

On Sept. 19, Ng Lap Seng, the Macau real-estate developer, and his assistant, Jeff C. Yin, were arrested and charged with lying to U.S. customs officials about the purpose of more than $4.5 million in cash they allegedly have brought to the U.S. since 2013. Each was charged with one count of conspiracy.

Mr. Ng, who also goes by the name David Ng, is the chairman of the Sun Kian Ip Group, a privately held company largely based in Macau that has a foundation arm in New York City. Mr. Ng is a member of the Chinese government’s top advisory body and has held prominent political appointments in Macau, a Chinese territory that is the world’s largest gambling hub.

Mr. Ng, both individually and through his foundation, the Sun Kian Ip Group Foundation, has worked with the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation, an official arm of the U.N. that focuses on economic and political partnerships among developing countries.

The complaint outlines meetings between Messrs. Ng and Yin and several unnamed individuals during their visits to the U.S., including in June 2014 when the two men allegedly brought $400,000 in a suitcase to a meeting in Queens with an unidentified businessperson.

Public documents, property records and website domain records show a network of connections between Mr. Ng’s foundation, other organizations focused on the developing world and the U.N.

Mr. Ng’s foundation isn’t registered with major foundation databases, nor does it appear to have public tax filings, a search of public records shows. Mr. Ng’s foundation’s website was set up in August.

On Friday, after The Wall Street Journal contacted the person whose email account registered Mr. Ng’s foundation’s website and asked about Mr. Ng’s arrest, the website began to shed text, contact information and photographs of foundation events featuring U.N. officials.

Christian Batres, who designed the website for Mr. Ng, said he had taken pages down while “all this stuff is going on” because he hadn’t communicated with Mr. Ng about how to proceed.

The leadership of Mr. Ng’s foundation includes several current and former U.N. officials, according to publicity materials.

There’s not a lot there yet, but I’m hoping.

You bet I’m hoping:

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon on Tuesday expressed his concern over the recent surge in tensions between Israelis and Palestinians, condemning the killings of Palestinians without mention of Israeli terror victims.

The UN chief said he is “profoundly alarmed by the growing number of deadly incidents in the West Bank, including east Jerusalem.”

Ban acknowledged the death of four Palestinians, referring to a 13-year-old boy whom the IDF said was accidentally killed by misfire and three terrorists who were killed by security forces following attacks that killed four Israelis.

“The Secretary-General condemns the killings and looks to the Government of Israel to conduct a prompt and transparent investigation into the incidents, including whether the use of force was proportional,” the UN statement said.

However, Ban’s statement made no specific mention of the four Israeli causalities in terrorist shootings and stabbing over the past week, nor did he mention steps the Palestinian Authority government should take.

The UN is a den of thieves, a nest of vipers, a cloud of gnats, a scourge of mosquitoes, a drove of asses, a troop of baboons, a mews of capons, an intrusion of cockroaches, a covert of coots, a plague of locusts, a fluther of jellyfish, a pack of mules, a doylt of swine, a rafter of turkeys, a pod of walruses, and a pack of weasels. What a marvelous institution for world peace.

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We Got ’em Where We Want ’em

ISIS running scared:

The director-general of the UN’s scientific and cultural body on Monday condemned the destruction of the Arch of Triumph in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra by Islamic State jihadists, saying “extremists are terrified by history and culture.”

Just as, I’m sure, Jihadi John was scared [bleepless] of those reporters, contractors, and other hostages as he hewed off their heads.

IS militants blew up the arch, dating from between 193 and 211 AD, as part of their sustained campaign of destruction of heritage sites in areas under their control in Syria and Iraq.

The Palmyra site is listed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List and before this year, attracted an annual 150,000 tourists.

“This new destruction shows how extremists are terrified by history and culture -– because understanding the past undermines and delegitimizes their claims -– and embodies an expression of pure hatred and ignorance,” Bokova said.

She said Palmyra “symbolizes everything that extremists abhor — cultural diversity, dialogue between cultures (and) the encounter of peoples of all origins.”

“There will be no impunity for war criminals, and UNESCO will make every effort, at its level, and in close cooperation with the International Criminal Court, to make sure that the perpetrators of the destruction are tried and punished,” Bokova said.

If the combined forces of the US and Russian militaries (the latter ostensibly) don’t have ISIS scared, UNESCO’s ire must have them contaminating their cargo pants.

Bad people do bad things. And people who pose as good people do nothing. Who could honestly be surprised at the result?

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Give ’em Hell, Bibi! [UPDATED]

He’s here to kick ass and chew bubblegum.

And he’s all out of bubblegum:

“After three days of listening to world leaders praising the deal with Iran, I begin my speech by saying, ladies and gentlemen, check your enthusiasm at the door. This deal doesn’t make peace more likely. By fueling Iran’s aggressions by billions of dollars in sanctions relief it makes war more likely.

“In the last six months alone, since the nuclear deal’s framework was announced in Lausanne, Iran has boosted supplies of devastating weapons to Syria; sent more soldiers into Syria to prop up Assad’s brutal regime; shipped weapons to Houthi rebels in Yemen, including another shipment just a few days ago. Hezbollah smuggled in SA-22 missiles to down our planes.”

“Iran smuggled to Hezbollah missiles to accurately hit any target in Israel; aided Hamas and Islamic Jihad with armed drones in Gaza and the West Bank. In the Golan Heights, Iranian operatives recently fired rockets on Israel. Israel will continue to respond forcefully to any attacks to it from Syria, and will block transfer of weapons to Hezbollah through Syria.”

“The days when the Jewish people remained passive in the face of genocidal enemies… those days are over!” he asserted.

“I know that preventing Iran from developing nuclear weapons remains the official policy of the international community,” he added. “But no one should question Israel’s determination to defend itself against those who seek our destruction. For in every generation there were those who rose up to destroy our people. Babylonia and Rome; Inquisition and expulsion; in modern times – pogroms and Holocaust. Yet the Jewish people persevered.

“And now another regime has arisen, swearing to destroy Israel. That regime would be wise to consider this: I stand here today representing Israel, a country 67 years young, but the nation state of a people nearly 4,000 years old. Yet the empires of Babylonia and Rome are not represented in this hall of nations. Neither is the “Thousand year Reich.” Those seemingly invincible empires are gone, but the people of Israel lives.”

He thundered: “Am Yisrael Chai!”

I love it, I seriously do.

But he would have been arrested if he had said that on the Temple Mount.

But back to The Man:

And as for the Supreme Leader himself – a few days after the nuclear deal was announced, he released his latest book. Here it is,” said the Israeli leader, holding up a copy of the orange and yellow book. “It’s a 400 page screed detailing his plan to destroy the state of Israel. Last month, Khamenei once again made his genocidal intentions clear before Iran’s top clerical body, the Assembly of Experts. He spoke about Israel, home to over 6 million Jews. He pledged, ‘There will be no Israel in 25 years.’

An angry Netanyahu intoned: “Seventy years after the murder of 6 million Jews, Iran’s rulers promised to destroy my country, murder my people! And the response from this body; the response from nearly every one of the governments represented here, has been absolutely nothing. Utter silence. Deafening silence.”

At this point, Netanyahu employed a creative oratory device and remained silent for a full 30 seconds.


Won’t change the UN, not a bit. But it reinforces Netanyahu’s position as the leader of his nation, in stark contrast to Obama’s sissified stance.

We have a new legal ruling!

The Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court in Jerusalem on Thursday rejected the request of the police to distance nationalist activist and attorney Itamar Ben-Gvir from the Temple Mount for 15 days, and likewise ordered his immediate unconditional release.

Ben-Gvir had been arrested on Wednesday during the intermediary days of the Sukkot holiday on the Temple Mount, the holiest site in Judaism, after he responded to Muslim extremists’ shouts of “Allahu Akbar” (Allah is greater) by calling out “Am Yisrael chai!” (the nation of Israel lives!).

Judge Menachem Hacohen ruled that Ben-Gvir’s saying “Am Yisrael chai!” does not constitute a breach of public order and likewise isn’t a prayer. The Jordanian Waqf, which enjoys de facto rule of the Mount, has banned Jewish prayer at the site despite Israeli laws ensuring freedom of worship.

I can’t do it myself, but I would strongly encourage every Jew in or near Jerusalem to gather together and march up to the Temple Mount for a community sing of Am Yisrael chai! Just keep this court order handy.

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It Didn’t Even Play in Peoria

The reviews for Obama’s lecture to the UN (remember, he was Senior Lecturer at UChicago Law School) are in, and the raves are few:

President Obama actually had the audacity to say this:

No matter how powerful our military, how strong our economy, we understand the United States cannot solve the world’s problems alone. In Iraq, the United States learned the hard lesson that even hundreds of thousands of brave, effective troops, trillions of dollars from our Treasury, cannot by itself impose stability on a foreign land. Unless we work with other nations under the mantle of international norms and principles and law that offer legitimacy to our efforts, we will not succeed. And unless we work together to defeat the ideas that drive different communities in a country like Iraq into conflict, any order that our militaries can impose will be temporary.

No, Mr. President, in Iraq we learned that the hard-earned gains of “hundreds of thousands of brave, effective troops” can be thrown away by a precipitous, politically-expedient withdrawal — just as they were when we withdrew from Vietnam, just as they would have been if we’d withdrawn from South Korea, and just as they would have been had we left Europe alone to face the Red Army after World War II. If we abandon our allies, then of course our military gains are “temporary.”

For his entire presidency, Obama has sought to bring so-called “legitimacy” to American efforts through “international norms and principles of law” that hamstring our military and display weakness to enemies and allies alike. The consequence is a jihadist threat several orders of magnitude greater than the threat that existed when he came into office, a Middle East in chaos, parts of the Ukraine in flames, and Russia now acting as the prime power broker in the Middle East.

Just as “the best and the brightest” became shorthand for academics in over their eggheads, so Obama’s appeal to “international norms and principles of law” has become synonymous with sacklessness. And utter nonsense. What norms are international? What standards are accepted from Papua New Guinea to Pocatello, Idaho? The expression is oxymoronic at best, imbecilic at worst. (This being Obama, I’m opting for imbecilic.) I get “principles of law”, but does Iran? Does ISIS or Boko Haram or Al Qaeda or al-Shabaab? Does Putin or Kim Jong Un or President Eleven?

Putin and 11 (vii + iv, to use his full name) must be black and blue from pinching themselves. How did the unopposed leading nation of the world get to be a metrosexual eunuch, nattering to no one about “the wrong side of history”? Like kids splitting Halloween candy: “You take Syria, Pootie-Poot, and China will help itself to any island currently held by Japan or Philippines—and build a few of our own. Even Pearl Harbor look good to us right now. Ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha!!!”

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Great Moments at the United Nations

As a great hater of the United Nations of long standing, this doesn’t change my view.

How ’bout you, UN-lovers?

Robert Mugabe used the United Nations podium on Monday evening to attack homosexuality in front of the General Assembly.

Deviating from his prepared remarks, the 91-year-old leader of Zimbabwe reportedly barked: “We are not gays!”

Mr Mugabe made the comment as he criticised Western nations’ “double standards” and attempts to “prescribe ‘new rights’ that are contrary to our values, norms, traditions and beliefs.”

Zimbabwe has one of the worst LGBT rights records on the African continent, with the country’s leader frequently demonising homosexuality. In 2013 he described homosexuals as “worse than pigs, goats and birds.”

In the same speech Zimbabwe’s leader – who has been in power since 1987 – claimed the UN Human Rights charter did not give states “the right to some to sit in judgement over others”.

“In that regard, we reject the politicisation of this important issue and the application of double standards to victimize those who dare think and act independently of the self-anointed prefects of our time.”

“We equally reject attempts to prescribe “new rights” that are contrary to our values, norms, traditions, and beliefs. We are not gays! Cooperation and respect for each other will advance the cause of human rights worldwide. Confrontation, vilification, and double-standards will not.”

Go ahead and tell me how reprehensible Mugabe is; he’s got a lot of company in Africa and across Araby and Muslimia (though good luck trying to separate the Afghani men from the boys with a crowbar). You’re just making my point. They’re all members in good standing in that cesspool known as the United Nations.

You can’t like gay people and also like the UN. Me, I hate everybody.

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My Bad

I acknowledge my boo-boos. And this is a big one. I (foolishly) thought putting the likes of Saudi Arabia on the UN’s Human Rights Council said everything that needed to be said about the UN and human rights in general.

Enormous error:

Saudi Arabia, a country run for centuries by a ruthless criminal family masquerading as “royalty,” where people are executed for witchcraft and women are not allowed to drive, is now a leading representative of the five-member UN Human Rights Council panel.

In 2013 there was outrage when Saudi Arabia was appointed a member of the Human Rights Council panel. Its other members include Algeria, Chile, Greece and Lithuania. But now, Saudi ambassador Faisal bin Hassan Trad heads the panel charge with investigating human rights abuses.

Saudi Arabia is currently engaged in funding guerilla proxy terrorist armies in Syria, Libya and Iraq and is conducting an extended bombing campaign in Yemen, the poorest country in the middle east.

MARTHA RADDATZ, ABC NEWS: Is this something you welcome? The State Dept. said this week they “welcome” the Saudis?

SAMANTHA POWER, US AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED NATIONS: It is not going to have bearing on anything the United Nations does on any human rights issue.

Because all the UN does on human rights is demonize Israel. The inbred Saudis will fit right in.

My biggest error is in demonizing the Saudis. With America leading from behind, Saudi Arabia and Israel are all that stand between Iran and regional (if not global) hegemony.

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Liberal Pieties

Honest to God, if I wanted to read this sort of nonsense, I only need open to the editorial page of the Boston Globe:

The United Nations is presently celebrating its seventieth anniversary. The history of this organized community of states is one of important common achievements over a period of unusually fast- paced changes. Without claiming to be exhaustive, we can mention the codification and development of international law, the establishment of international norms regarding human rights…

I don’t expect His Holiness to have heard of Not many have. But to fix his mouth to speak of the UN and human rights in the same breath?

Is he on crack?

Acting in its capacity as chair of the largest group of nations at the UN Human Rights Council, the Islamic Republic of Iran has just submitted a resolution that reaffirms the peculiar notion that adoption of sanctions against another country is a violation of human rights and of international law, known in UN-speak as “unilateral coercive measures.”

Earlier this year, the UNHRC’s infamous Consultative Group, with Saudi Arabia’s Faisal Trad then serving merely as Vice-President, successfully picked Algerian hardliner Idriss Jazairy — famous for his efforts as a former diplomat to enact a UNHRC “code of conduct” to intimidate independent human rights experts — as the new “Special Rapporteur on the negative impact of the unilateral coercive measures.”

Jazairy has already accused the U.S. and Europe of being leading human rights violators due to their use of sanctions against countries like Iran and Zimbabwe.

Indeed, many of the resolutions adopted at each session of the UNHRC are sponsored by Cuba, Iran, Pakistan, Algeria, and other non-democracies, and are designed to demonize the West, free market economies, individual rights, or Israel, as part of a strategy to deflect attention from council members who are guilty of subjugating women, trampling religious freedom, persecuting gays, oppressing ethnic minorities and promoting relgious extremism.

Or meth?

Saudi Arabia pledged $1 million to the UN human rights office before it won a seat on the UN Human Rights Council in November 2013, paving the way for its chairmanship — just announced by the UN last week on September 17th — of the influential UNHRC committee that interiews and shortlists candidates to become UN human rights investigators.

Or Molly?

Saudi Arabia has sponsored its own softball UNHRC resolution on the Yemen conflict in order to supplant a Dutch-led draft resolution that would dispatch the UN rights office to investigate possible war crimes by the Saudis, Iran-backed Houthis and others.

I’m sure he didn’t want to be rude (didn’t stop him from hectoring Congress, I note), but isn’t it a sin to bear false witness?


…the resolution of numerous conflicts, operations of peace-keeping and reconciliation, and any number of other accomplishments in every area of international activity and endeavour. All these achievements are lights which help to dispel the darkness of the disorder caused by unrestrained ambitions and collective forms of selfishness.

Perhaps His Holiness is so inured to sexual depradation by his errant priests that he’s unmoved by tales of pimping and prostitution of underage girls by UN so-called peace-keepers (piece-peddlars). Talk about “unrestrained ambitions”! Except for the sex of the victims, the stories are hard to keep straight. But surely he must recall that UN peace-keepers introduced cholera into Haiti (about the only plague it lacked) after its devastating earthquake by digging their latrines next to the water supply. That was quite an “accomplishment”, though one which did little to “dispel the darkness of the disorder”.

The Pope went on at gre-a-a-a-t length on the environment, which is fine. But need not detain us here. I doubt China was listening; I know I wasn’t.

Then came this:

The recent agreement reached on the nuclear question in a sensitive region of Asia and the Middle East is proof of the potential of political good will and of law, exercised with sincerity, patience and constancy. I express my hope that this agreement will be lasting and efficacious, and bring forth the desired fruits with the cooperation of all the parties involved.

He can hope all he wants—a little prayer wouldn’t go amiss either—but what makes him or anyone think that the agreement will be either lasting or efficacious? The next time Iran tells the truth about its nuclear program will be the first.

The praiseworthy international juridical framework of the United Nations Organization and of all its activities, like any other human endeavour, can be improved, yet it remains necessary; at the same time it can be the pledge of a secure and happy future for future generations. And so it will, if the representatives of the States can set aside partisan and ideological interests, and sincerely strive to serve the common good.

The United Nations is not “necessary”. It is reprehensible. Uselessness is its only redeeming feature. The Pope didn’t mention Israel, so I guess neither will I. But its absence from his remarks is conspicuous. Curious, even suspicious. The UN never tires of mentioneing it—in the most unflattering of terms. But then, Francis never mentioned Jesus, either. (God did get one shout-out, however!)

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Fox in the Hen House

It was but five days ago—a lifetime in global affairs—that we clapped our hands to our face in dismay at the inclusion of Venezuela on the United Nations’ Human Rights Council. We had an imaginary dialog with Hillel Neuer of UN Watch:

“When the jailer of a human rights hero is allowed to sit as a world judge of human rights, it’s like having a pyromaniac as the town fire chief. It’s absurd, and casts a shadow upon the reputation of the United Nation as a whole,” said Neuer.

That’s right. Venezuela is a member in good standing of the scrofulous UN’s leprotic Human Rights Council. Like I said: a member in good standing:

Venezuela would likely be backed by Russia, China, Cuba, and several other dictatorships on the council…”

Don’t forget Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Qatar!

How right we were:

U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power and EU foreign minister Federica Mogherini should condemn and work to reverse the appointment of Saudi Arabia as head of a key UN Human Rights Council panel that selects top officials who shape international human rights standards and report on violations worldwide, said UN Watch, a non-governmental watchdog organization based in Geneva.

“It is scandalous that the UN chose a country that has beheaded more people this year than ISIS to be head of a key human rights panel,” said UN Watch executive director Hillel Neuer. “Petro-dollars and politics have trumped human rights.”

“Saudi Arabia has arguably the worst record in the world when it comes to religious freedom and women’s rights, and continues to imprison the innocent blogger Raif Badawi,” Neuer added.

“This UN appointment is like making a pyromaniac into the town fire chief, and underscores the credibility deficit of a human rights council that already counts Russia, Cuba, China, Qatar and Venezuela among its elected members.”

You’ve already used that line. But he’s not wrong. Check out the camel-sh*t-eating grin on this fat fu*k:


You can tell he’s already trying to decide which human rights advocate to lash next. If we may suggest:

“We cannot forget that the U.S. and the EU refused to utter a word of protest when we urged them, together with Saudi dissidents, to oppose the monarchy’s election in 2013. It’s a sad comment on our world that oil continues to trump basic human rights principles.”

“It’s bad enough that Saudi Arabia is a member of the council, but for the UN to go and name the regime as chair of a key panel only pours salt in the wounds for dissidents languishing in Saudi prisons, like human rights activist Raif Badawi.”

If I’m being honest, and it’s never too late to try, I’m not as anti-Saudi as I used to be. Their brain-fevered form of Sunni Islam is all that stands between Iran’s brain-fevered form of Shia Islam and armageddon—that and their $$$. So, I can’t say whether I want to take away Saudi’s position at the UN or give them an arsenal of nuclear weapons. Or both.

It’s not me that’s messed up, it’s the world. Or both.


Going Caracas

In Seattle, they merely police your garbage (see below). Other socialist paradises take things even further:

A day after being sentenced to nearly 14 years in prison, Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez took to social media to say he has no regrets.

“Great causes merit great sacrifices,” he wrote Friday on his verified Twitter account. “This sentence is not only against me, but it attempts to bring down the spirits of everyone who is fighting to have a better country.”

In a four-page letter, Lopez said he was writing from the military jail of Ramo Verde. He urged all Venezuelans to instigate a “democratic rebirth” by making their voices heard in the country’s next parliamentary elections.

Leave it to UN Watch to savor the irony:

“Venezuela’s verdict, following a trial that denied basic due process to the defendant, is a travesty of justice that exemplifies the Maduro government’s gross and systematic violation of its own citizen’s basic rights and freedoms,” said Hillel Neuer, executive director of UN Watch.

“When the jailer of a human rights hero is allowed to sit as a world judge of human rights, it’s like having a pyromaniac as the town fire chief. It’s absurd, and casts a shadow upon the reputation of the United Nation as a whole,” said Neuer.

That’s right. Venezuela is a member in good standing of the scrofulous UN’s leprotic Human Rights Council. Like I said: a member in good standing:

Venezuela would likely be backed by Russia, China, Cuba, and several other dictatorships on the council…”

Don’t forget Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Qatar!

I would just disagree with the good Mr. Neuer’s description of a shadow being cast “upon the reputation of the United Nation as a whole”. How do you cast a shadow on a nullity? A black hole? A gaping void of emptiness?


When Antisemitism is Government Policy

Nazi Germany…Soviet Union (and Russia before and after)… Islamic Republic of Iran…and the United Nations:

UN Watch released a new report today documenting 12 different Facebook accounts operated by UNRWA officials (see images below) that openly incite to antisemitism and terrorism, and urged UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and UNRWA chief Pierre Krähenbühl to terminate the responsible officials, condemn the offending posts, and establish a commission of inquiry, comprised of representatives of top donor states (see chart at right), to investigate the culture of impunity for perpetrators of racism and incitement that pervades UNRWA.

“The pattern and practice of UNRWA school principals, teachers and staff members posting antisemitic and terror-inciting images suggests a pathology of racism and violence within UNRWA that must be rooted out, not buried, as UNRWA spokesman Chris Gunness has attempted to do by calling for boycotts of newspapers or NGOs that report these incidents of hate,” said Hillel Neuer, executive director of UN Watch, a non-governmental Geneva watchdog organization.

“The UN must recognize that these disgusting posts, published on Facebook accounts run by people who identify themselves as UNRWA officials, constitute a gross violation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, which prohibits “incitement to discrimination, hostility or violence,” said Neuer.

“Enough of the UNRWA strategy of impunity, denial and deflection. It’s time for the perpetrators to be held to account. They must be fired — immediately.”

That’s not just UN Watch’s position, it’s UNRWA’s:

UNWRA spokesperson Chris Gunness promised to fire UNRWA officials who promote antisemitic violence, a pledge that will be put to the test this week as UN Watch submits detailed evidence of such incitement to the United Nations.

If there are allegations, and if this is true, it is indeed a very big problem, and we will deal with it.

And this is how he has dealt with it:

Faced with compelling evidence of UNRWA personnel inciting to anti-Semitism and violence, spokesman Chris Gunness has responded with a campaign of attacks against UN Watch, reminiscent of the smear campaigns of U.S. Senator Joseph McCarthy.

Such as:

[T]he response of UNRWA spokesman Chris Gunness has been to lash out against the NGO. Gunness even asked via Twitter for information on UN Watch’s “political and financial affiliations” or “annual reports.”

Hillel Neuer, executive director of UN Watch, said, “The pattern and practice of UNRWA school principals, teachers and staff members posting anti-Semitic and terror-inciting images suggests a pathology of racism and violence within UNRWA that must be rooted out, not buried, as UNRWA spokesman Chris Gunness has attempted to do by calling for boycotts of newspapers or NGOs that report these incidents of hate.”

My loyal subjects in Bloodthirstan often stop me on the street to ask if I ever get tired of rooting out the hypocrisy, hatred, and criminal racism that riddles the United Nations, from skin to core. Sometimes, I say.

But if I don’t, this is what happens:

A major Norwegian bank that issued a credit card decorated with an anti-Semitic caricature has apologized and canceled the card.

The Israeli advocacy group Hallelu published on Facebook Monday a photo of the credit card, issued by DNB to one Alexander Joseph Beckett, showing an ugly, large-nosed Jew wearing a black coat and prayer shawl and smiling at a background of gold coins.

“We have been notified about a picture of a Visa card issued by us, with a picture of a (sic) anti-Semitic drawing of a jew (sic). We looked at the case immediately, and found out that this was produced due to a system we have where clients can upload their own pictures and get them printed on their card,” explained Even Westerveld, the bank’s executive vice president for communications, in a letter to Hallelu made public by the organization.

Westerveld acknowledged the bank failed to spot the problematic imagery when the customer uploaded it.

“We have, however, strict guidelines for what kind of pictures that (sic) are allowed, and this control is manual. Unfortunately, our manual control have (sic) failed in this particular case, and we are deeply sorry for that. This card should never have been printed.”

We can’t be certain what Alexander Joseph Beckett’s motive was in selecting this image for his credit card. It’s offensive, sure, but I know black people who collect racist memoribilia out of curiosity. We can be sure, however, that unchecked antisemitism and other forms of bigotry and racism will only spread, until the united nations look like the United Nations.

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Dear United Nations

Correction: make that “Oh dear, United Nations”

UN Watch is gravely concerned that the UN’s special relief agency for Palestinians, which received some $400 million from the U.S. last year in exchange for its signed promise to refrain from supporting terrorism and to uphold neutrality, is nevertheless disseminating crude, anti-Semitic caricatures on the Internet that incite to the murder of Jews. We respectfully demand that you take action immediately to remove the images, apply accountability to the highest levels of UNRWA, and apologize.

We call your attention to two of the ten first items appearing on the UNRWA Facebook page of the Rameh school, based in the Jaramaneh camp outside Damascus, which are cartoons celebrating Palestinian car attacks against Israeli Jewish civilians.

One of the cartoons posted by UNRWA resorts to classic anti-Semitic imagery, depicting a hook-nosed ultra-Orthodox Jew dressed in black, with a Star of David marked on his black hat:

Another of UNRWA’s images shows cars attacking people, with the caption that translates to “Cars intifada Daes,” using the Ara­bic term “Daes” (Run-over), a play on the Ara­bic word for “Daesh” (ISIS):

In these postings, UNRWA joins the terror-inciting social media campaign that praise the Palestinian car attacks such as the one in Jerusalem on 22 October 2014, which killed 3-month-old baby Chaya Zissel Braun, and 22-year-old Karen Jemima Mosquera of Ecuador, and wounded eight others.

All of this follows the April report of your board of inquiry which found that UNRWA effectively turned a blind eye to Hamas rockets and other terrorist weapons being stored in its facilities.

The UN cannot demand more and more funding for UNRWA from the US and others while this agency aids, abets and incites to terrorism, murder and anti-Semitism.

Accordingly, we respectfully demand that you take action immediately to remove the images, apply accountability to the highest levels of UNRWA, and apologize.

Elder of Ziyon has more UNRWA funnies.

The UNRWA is devoted solely to the infanilization of so-called Palestinian so-called refugees. Its mission is to prevent so-called Palestinians (who are Arabs) from assimilating with their Arab host nations. It’s also flat busted.

Thanks for the news, but enough with this “excellency” and “respectfully” crap. The UN don’t like Jews, and Jews shouldn’t like the UN. Tell them to eff off. Netanyahu was universally pilloried for urging his voters to the polls by noting that an (Obama-led) get-out-the-vote campaign among Arabs was in play. That was supposedly racist, full of so many dog whistles that SPCA kennels around the world reported wimpering and howling they couldn’t explain.

Yet this: nothing. “Excellency” my ass. Ban ki Moon is Punk-Ass Bitch. I respectfully request he kiss my butt.


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