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Another bull’s-eye for Babbin!
The Useless Nations was never anything but a holding pen for the world’s parasite intelligentsia: the pampered, tenured rotters from rich countries too batty even for socialist governments, and the hustlers from poor countries who, having learned to read, are now far too grand to work for a living. With their own private Versailles, what else could they become but arrogant?
Ah, but it has served a purpose, just as Versailles did. Giving them their own playpen keeps them out of serious mischief, allows advance warning of their latest scams and puts them in one place where they can be watched. Granted, they are a colossal, pompous pain in the *** whose uselessness exceeds the Romanovs and the Manchus combined, but the whole infuriating caravan just might be earning its keep after all. Who knows how many revolutions the flow of free champagne has prevented, how many would be Ho Chi Minhs have quietly become respectable Ho’s for the World Secretariat of Nothing in Particular? Debauchery in the service of occasional peace and quiet, if not exactly world peace. What the hell, take what you can get.p>And if they become intolerable, we can always find another use for them — medical experiments maybe? Just keep them away from the moving parts. br> — Martin Owens br> Sacramento, California /p> p> I agree 100 percent. Banish the UN from the U.S. They are much worse than worthless. Cut way back on our dues and donations and just let the damn thing fizzle out on its own. br> —