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  1. #1 Cut U.N. Funding, Obama’s Fiscal Commission Says in Draft Report 
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    Wednesday, November 10, 2010
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    (CNSNews.com) – Cutting “voluntary” funding from the United Nations would trim $300 million off the federal deficit by 2015, according to a draft report from the president’s National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform.

    “According to the Office of Management and Budget, the United States provided over $6.3 billion in taxpayer funds to the United Nations in FY2009. Less than half ($2.7 billion) of that total went to ‘assessed’ dues -- payments that the United States is charged for being a member and for its share of peacekeeping operations around the world,” the draft report says.

    “The United States is by far the largest donor to the United Nations in terms of assessed dues,” the draft continued. “However, the United States gives the United Nations more than $3.5 billion in ‘voluntary’ funds each year. This option allows the United States to remain a member in good standing of the United Nations by contributing the full dues that will be assessed, but reduces voluntary payments by 10 percent, which will save $300 million per year.”

    President Barack Obama established the commission earlier this year to address the escalating national debt that has reached $13.6 trillion and a federal deficit that now stands at $140.4 billion.

    The 18-member commission includes members appointed by the president and members from each party in the House and Senate leadership. A final report, due on Dec. 1, must have the approval of 14 out of 18 members.

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    My plan slashes 6.3 billion overnight and generates potential income : Quit the UN and charge them rent if they choose to stay.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AmPat View Post
    My plan slashes 6.3 billion overnight and generates potential income : Quit the UN and charge them rent if they choose to stay.
    Plus quit funding stupid shit like the World Bank to provide funding to the tune of hundreds of millions for Hugo to drill in the offshore area of Venezuela. How idiotic can that be?
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    Quote Originally Posted by AmPat View Post
    My plan slashes 6.3 billion overnight and generates potential income : Quit the UN and charge them rent if they choose to stay.
    Don't even let them stay. Why give assholes like Chavez, Nutjobinadinnerjacket, the Castro brothers and all the other whack jobs, dictators and self proclaimed monarchs a reason to step foot in this country?

    The only reason they should be here is to be tried and thrown in prison, not to proselytize against our country, government and way of life.

    They like the United Nutjobs so much, let them host it and pay for it.
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    You cant kick them out, that's not US soil.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KhrushchevsShoe View Post
    You cant kick them out, that's not US soil.
    What are they going to do send peace keepers after us?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Madisonian View Post
    Don't even let them stay. Why give assholes like Chavez, Nutjobinadinnerjacket, the Castro brothers and all the other whack jobs, dictators and self proclaimed monarchs a reason to step foot in this country?

    The only reason they should be here is to be tried and thrown in prison, not to proselytize against our country, government and way of life.

    They like the United Nutjobs so much, let them host it and pay for it.
    No, No, No! You are looking at this from an ideological perspective. The reality is we cannot arrest these "diplomats." We can however charge them for every single thing. I see no problem with Mr. 11 cent /gallon gas and can't supply my people with toilet paper with $10.00 bottles of water and 3000.00 dollar hotel rooms. They don't like it? Leave!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bailey View Post
    What are they going to do send peace keepers after us?
    The Shoe is going to lead the peace keepers.

    Just cut the electricity and water off. The rats will be scampering then.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lacarnut View Post
    The Shoe is going to lead the peace keepers.

    Just cut the electricity and water off. The rats will be scampering then.
    Why, it should remind them of home?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bailey View Post
    What are they going to do send peace keepers after us?
    Its international territory, so effectively we'd be declaring war on the world. Highly unlikely that anybody would get shot but its just a stupid gesture.

    How would you feel if Guantanamo Bay were taken from us?
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