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World Water Day is a Waste


Thursday March 22nd, 2018   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 8:48am PDT   •   0 Comments

March 22 is World Water Day but that may have escaped notice, particularly in flooded areas of the central United States. So what is this day about? According to the official site, it is about “exploring nature-based solutions to the water challenges we face in the 21st century.” As some readers may have noted,…
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Reject UN-Healthy Intervention


Friday April 28th, 2017   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 9:31am PDT   •   0 Comments

Dainius Puras is professor of child psychiatry at Vilnius University in Lithuania, a Distinguished Visitor with the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University, and a “Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health,” with the United Nations. In that capacity,…
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Government BS


Wednesday April 30th, 2014   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 7:05am PDT   •   0 Comments

The recent report of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change echoed the usual warnings, but one of the report’s 235 authors offered something of a new spin. Sivan Kartha, a senior scientist with the Stockholm Environment Institute’s US Center in Somerville, Massachusetts, told NPR, “There’s no single techno-fix, there’s no silver bullet,…
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UN-good Waste for U.S.


Tuesday October 23rd, 2012   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 9:36am PDT   •   5 Comments

Millions of American workers can’t find jobs and even the freespending Obama administration has frozen federal salaries for two years. But the situation is different at the United Nations, which gets approximately 25 percent of its budget from the United States. The UN employs 489 executives, more than the number of equivalent positions (484)…
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