AFP: Obama’s UN Ambassador Pick Says Administration Will Confront Mugabe

Let’s hope Susan Rice is being forthright here: At her Senate confirmation hearing, Rice pledged to confront the regime of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, urging China, Russia and southern African countries to join the Obama administration in isolating the veteran strongman. “Their interests...

Obey.

Someone’s slip is showing: It was Nov. 26 when 35-year-old Elizabeth Beeland of Ormond Beach stopped at the store to purchase a CD player for her father, she told The Daytona Beach News-Journal before refusing to speak more about the incident. Beeland’s shopping trip ended up with a ride to the...

Lunatic Right Does NOT Admit UN Hysterics

Look, I can’t explain the fanatical disdain the lunatic right holds for the United Nations. They could not hate the organization more if it were populated entirely by clones of Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter. What is truly sad though, is that they search high and low for excuses to bash the...

“You can only take these as signs of how the government wants to be seen.”

After Public Safety Minister Stockwell Day announced last week that the Canadian government would no longer seek clemency for Canadians on death row “who have been tried in a democratic country that supports the rule of law” (ie, the United States), Conservative PM Stephen Harper tried to assure...

UN Gives Canada A Failing Grade On Housing

(h/t F-email Fightback) Miloon Kothari, UN special rapporteur on adequate housing, has spent the past two weeks in Canada conducting a cross-country fact-finding mission on homelessness.  ‘Underwhelmed’ doesn’t begin to describe his reaction. According to the Toronto Star, Kothari believes...

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