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Your Money at Work: UN Diplomats Drunk on the Job

dougjmiller Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 8:41 AM
Katie, this is rich. Our tax dollars at work. We should close the UN building and turn it into a bar. Maybe then we could get some of our money back.
Marie150 Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 10:01 AM
The government could not even run a koolaid stand right. Let alone a bar.
Rick676 Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 1:28 PM
I would like the liquor concession in the UN building. Man, I would make enough off these bums to afford to pay the NYC taxes!

Have you ever wondered why the UN is such a worthless money pit? We may now know the answer.

Ambassador Joseph M. Torsella, who represents the U.S. on the U.N.'s budget committee, said Monday that the tense process of negotiating the world body's annual budget is made more complicated by the number of diplomats who turn up drunk.

The U.N. budget is finalized in December, when holiday parties apparently lead to some revelry spilling over into budget negotiations.

The U.S. is making "the modest proposal that the negotiating rooms should...

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