The U.S. State Department announced the United States’ decision to withdraw from UNESCO citing anti-Israel bias. Israel announced it would also leave.
U.S. Senator Joni Ernst discussed Trump’s cabinet picks, United Nations funding after anti-Israel vote and whether there will be progress on the life issue.
U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) joined in support of a Senate resolution objecting to the passage of United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334.
Shane Vander Hart and Brian Myers discuss the U.N. Security Council resolution against Israel with William Jacobson and Thomas Chalmers with Michael Ives.
President-elect Donald Trump announced Wednesday morning that he intends to nominate Governor Nikki Haley (R-South Carolina) to be the next U.N. Ambassador.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has scheduled a vote on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities treaty this week.
By Michael Farris The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) was adopted by the UN General Assembly on December 13, 2006, and entered into force on May 3, 2008, after it received its 20th ratification. The Optional Protocol to the Convention went into force on the same day after it received […]
My position on the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians is nuanced. When I was in college I read a book by Fr. Elias Chacour, a Palestinian Christian, entitled Blood Brothers that exposed me to a different perspective on the conflict that has existed since 1948. I’m troubled by my fellow evangelicals’ tendency to give […]
Rev. D. Douglas Gebbie, a pastor with the Presbyterian Reformed Church in Chesley, Ontario and contributor at Caffeinated Theology, suggested that I post these links: Self-delusion can have a powerful hold. Fans of the UN appear to have a particularly virulent strain. Muammar Gaddafi may not have long left as ruler of Libya, but, whatever […]
On October 14th, Lord Christopher Monckton spoke at Bethel University in St. Paul, MN on the subject of global warming at an event sponsored by the Minnesota Free Market Institute. He warns us about an upcoming climate change treaty that will, if signed by President Obama, according to him, will usurp our constitution and give […]
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in response to the United Nations’ General Assembly giving a forum to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad a hearing… took those who did not boycott the speech or leave in protest to task. The man who called the Holocaust a lie spoke at this podium. To those who refused to come […]
Some stuff I’ve been reading: RCP Politics Nation: Biden: Even My Mother Worried About Death Panels AP: Fundraiser for top Dems charged in Ponzi scheme (HT: Conservative Teacher) American Thinker: ACORN and the AGs by Mark J. Fitzgibbons The Telegraph: The UN loves Barack Obama because he is weak by Nile Gardiner (HT: Pamela Geller) […]
Well, the North Koreans are at it again. This time it is reported that they may be planning to fire a missile over Japan toward Hawaii. Granted, it will fall far short, but it is symbolic nonetheless. According to the AP: North Korea may fire a long-range ballistic missile toward Hawaii in early July, a […]
WorldNetDaily reports on an imminent United Nations’ assault on parental rights with Michael Farris, president of ParentalRights.org, chairman of the Home School Legal Defense Association and chancellor of Patrick Henry College weighed in. The item of concern is the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child: He told WND that under the U.N. Convention […]
… posed to a council of International Criminal Court judges as the ICC chief prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo has accused Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir of genocide in Darfur. The U.N. doesn’t seem to be particularly thrilled with this idea, with China, South Africa and other nations concerned that if Bashir is indicted it could damage […]