Monday, October 31, 2011
This makes sense
The United Nations has just voted to grant the Palestinians full membership in UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization)
To be clear, this is the UN body whose stated purpose is "to contribute to peace and security by promoting international collaboration through education, science, and culture in order to further universal respect for justice, the rule of law, and the human rights along with fundamental freedoms proclaimed in the UN Charter".
These are the same Palestinians who teach their school children that there is no such country as Israel.
These are the same Palestinians whose leader denies the Holocaust.
These are the same Palestinians who consider all archeological finds in the near east supporting a Jewish presence here for thousands of years to be planted 'Judaization' of the area.
These are the same Palestinians who celebrate the release of cold-blooded murders from Israeli prisons by firing scores of rockets and mortars at Israeli civilians.
And of course, irony of ironies, these are the same Palestinians who aren't even observer members of the UN... yet are being allowed to join a UN body as a full member.
I guess this makes a certain amount of sense since another august UN body - the UN Human Rights Council - traditionally contains some of the worst human rights abusers on the planet.
Posted by David Bogner on October 31, 2011 | Permalink
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I object on 2 points:
1) Palestine is not a country.
2) Even if Palestine were a county, it certainly wouldn't qualify as a civilized people in that the Palestinians haven't shown any evidence of "universal respect for justice, the rule of law, and the human rights along with fundamental freedoms proclaimed in the UN Charter".
Posted by: ProphetJoe | Oct 31, 2011 3:46:39 PM
I hope the next US President is up to evicting the UN and cutting off US aid to it and the other savages.
Posted by: Bob Miller | Oct 31, 2011 10:27:04 PM
Now, boys... Be fair. Haven't you been dying to see some of that ancient Palestinian culture shared with the world? What about their scientific contributions throughout the ages? And education! You have but to check out the many available videos of their unique elementary school classroom techniques to see what they've added to our understanding of how to develop young minds! I am sure that UNESCO will be enriched.
Posted by: rutimizrachi | Nov 1, 2011 6:52:38 AM
At this point, the world would be better off without a U.N. Perhaps what we need is a "League of Nations"... and only countries that have democratically elected representative governments and that adhere to certain measurable standards of civilized human behavior need apply. ((sigh))
I'm so glad that on Hallowe'en we don't get any trick-or-treaters collecting for UNICEF. If we did, I would have to tell them to get the hell off my property. Another useless UN organization that promotes the phony Palestinians-as-Victims narrative.
Posted by: Elisson | Nov 1, 2011 3:58:24 PM