The consortium of Islamists, socialists and assorted despots intends to buy up a lot reserved for Robert Moses Playground, a perfect place for the American left to try to set up their one-world daycare state.
Is this the sandbox where we’re all going to learn to share our GM trucks, like Obama chided us to do?
According to the DailyCaller, the building is estimated to cost around $400 million, and that’s about as accurate as an IPCC climate forecast. Last estimate for the UN’s facelift was $600 million, and currently the project is running at $2 billion, much of it on American taxpayer dime.
What does the U.S. get from the UN? Direct assaults on our Constitutional freedoms, like the small arms weapons ban, convention on the rights of the child, and the infamous and all-too-real Agenda 21.
What does the world get from the UN? Failed “peacekeeping” missions, even one that Russia used as cover to invade Georgia; huge scandals like Oil-for-Food, with rarely discussed ties to Barack Obama; and numerous petty scandals like humanitarian workers literally raping Africans.
This is not to mention the disgustingly inhumane environmentalist policies, such as the ban on DDT, which has killed millions, and rubrics for global poverty redistribution like “sustainable development.”
Let’s get the UN out of the US, and the US out of the UN, as the popular adage goes. Playtime is over.