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  • The UN is weak and has no real authority

    5 13.89%
  • The UN needs to assert more authority over the world

    4 11.11%
  • The UN needs to be abolished

    15 41.67%
  • The UN is fine as is and is serving its purpose well

    7 19.44%
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    5 13.89%
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Thread: Thoughts on the UN

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    Re: Thoughts on the UN

    Quote Originally Posted by Gipper View Post
    They'd consent if we told them to consent. We could give them outstanding orders to obey all lawful orders issued by the UN. Are you under the assumption that they'd be corrupt with leadership? Also, I don't think America's status as a superpower means that we're immune from law, for the most part.

    I also don't think that they would eliminate a world threat and allow another to rise.
    I think that we will have to agree to disagree, this time.

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    Re: Thoughts on the UN

    Quote Originally Posted by polgara View Post
    Good afternoon, Andrablue.

    I am math-challenged, I admit, but since there currently 192 nations in the UN, and we are contributing over a fifth of their revenue, that equals most to me. It appears that some of the other non-West 191 nations only have to pay a pittance to have their vote count the same as ours. Now I understand being "equal," but the only equality I see here is the voting right, and I think that's unfair, especially since a lot of them neither understand nor agree with our form of governance to begin with!
    Wyoming. Pop: 576,000. US Senators: 2
    California. Pop: 38,000,000. US Senators: 2

    Is that unfair? Should California seek to secede from the Union?
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    Re: Thoughts on the UN

    Quote Originally Posted by Gardener View Post
    Now, Now, Lizie. Don't you think you are selling them a bit short, here? They are much more than that.


    Their accomplishments in the field of sex trafficking of underage girls sure can't be overlooked, don't you think?.
    Let me rephrase. The UN has become little more than a mouthpiece for tin horn dictators, terrorists, and perverts.
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    Re: Thoughts on the UN

    Quote Originally Posted by lizzie View Post
    Let me rephrase. The UN has become little more than a mouthpiece for tin horn dictators, terrorists, and perverts.
    Much better.
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    Re: Thoughts on the UN

    Quote Originally Posted by Andalublue View Post
    Wyoming. Pop: 576,000. US Senators: 2
    California. Pop: 38,000,000. US Senators: 2

    Is that unfair? Should California seek to secede from the Union?
    If they want to, they are free to try. But why would they want to?

    In the House, which is supposed to represent the little people, California has 54 representatives, whereas Wyoming only has one.

    The framers of the Constitution were wise in this area, too, it appears. .

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    Re: Thoughts on the UN

    The UN has revealed itself to be the lackey of the Western powers i.e. US, UK, France, Germany and that has cost the entire world. It was a good idea gone bad or perhaps an idea of Rockefeller's that played out the way he desired. It's better than nothing but it's recent culpability in Iraq, Libya, Syria, etc. show it to be a toady organization. I'm not thinking that N. Korea will give the UN anything except disconnected hemmhroids.

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    Re: Thoughts on the UN

    I choice "other." - Participating countries need to provide more support for UN efforts for it to be more effective.
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    Re: Thoughts on the UN

    Quote Originally Posted by Gipper View Post
    What bliterhing idiot voted "UN is fine and serving its purpose well".

    They should be banned from any politically relevant discussion.

    The UN is crap. It's the equivalent of a kangaroo court. Nobody's afraid of it, nobody respects it.

    Period.
    And your childish diatribe has no business in any forum.
    Its all opinion....
    The UN can be improved, some members here have some good solutions...
    Maybe , and this is the second attempt, the world is not civilized or developed enough to accept an organization of this type...

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    Re: Thoughts on the UN

    Quote Originally Posted by earthworm View Post
    And your childish diatribe has no business in any forum.
    Its all opinion....
    The UN can be improved, some members here have some good solutions...
    Maybe , and this is the second attempt, the world is not civilized or developed enough to accept an organization of this type...
    Wow, thanks earthworm. I haven't heard any good "I'm rubber and you're glue" vomit since grade school. Congratulations on breaking the streak.

    Muster up a few more IQ points, and hop back in for a second effort.

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