January 30, 2003
A crack user?

A friend suggested to me that former South African President Nelson Mandela has been smoking crack? Why? Apparently my friend saw some recent quotes from an address to the International Women's Forum. Mandela suggested that freeing the people of Iraq from a similar oppression that blacks in an apartheid-ruled South Africa faced is tantamount to […]

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December 8, 2002
We don't want to do anything about it, we just want to complain

That's the word from Amnesty International after Great Britain, late last week, released a dossier detailing (with substantial contribution from human rights groups like Amnesty International), human rights abuses under Saddam's regime. (Amnesty International's) secretary general, Irene Khan, wrote recently that "this selective attention to human rights is nothing but a cold and calculated manipulation […]

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November 22, 2002
Knowing the U.N., this isn't surprising

U.N. Accuses Israel Over Aid Worker's Death.

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November 18, 2002
Iraq shoots down American plane, captures pilot

Democrats call on Bush to seek UN help (HOYSTORY.COM) -- After nearly a decade of trying, Iraqi president Saddam Hussein declared victory over the "Zionist-backed American imperialist forces" after a Navy F/A-18D Hornet was shot down patrolling the southern no-fly zone. The plane, flown by Commander George I. Joe of Berkeley, Calif., was apparently hit […]

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August 28, 2002
The U.N., poverty, and liberals

I got into a little donnybrook back in late May, as Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill and Bono toured Africa, for decrying how too much aid money finds its way into the black hole that is the U.N. bureaucracy. My good friend Jeff Hauser and I cordially debated (yeah, revisionist history, don't hit a guy while […]

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