Foreign Aid Money Spent on $23 Million Art Ceiling at U.N. Human Rights Council

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    Foreign Aid Money Spent on $23 Million Art Ceiling at U.N. Human Rights Council


    The U.N. Human Rights Council, frequently accused of coddling some of the world's most repressive governments, threw itself a party in Geneva Tuesday that featured the unveiling of a $23 million mural paid for in part with foreign aid funds.

    In a ceremony attended by U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, Spanish artist Miquel Barcelo told the press that his 16,000-square-foot ceiling artwork reminded him of "an image of the world dripping toward the sky" — but it reminded critics of money slipping out of relief coffers.

    "In Spain there's a controversy because they took money out of the foreign aid budget — took money from starving children in Africa — and spent it on colorful stalactites," said Hillel Neuer, executive director of U.N. Watch.



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    Absolutely crazy....this just reinforces why we should give our money to Governmental Organizations to provide aid to people in need.
     
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    Shut that place down, sell it to Trump, and put the rapists in jail.
     
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    Sell it to TRUMP? You've gotta be kidding me.....that asshole has no more class than the average redneck.

    Probably one of the greediest bastards on the planet.
     
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    George Soros.
     
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    :lol: That's the dood bought the Democrats isn't it? Why, yes, I think it is.
     
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    And.....lest we forget.....

    Bush and Co. were busy toasting each other all night during the G20 convention with 500 DOLLAR A BOTTLE WINE!!!!!!!!

    I mean shit......didn't we already chew out AIG for their little soiree? And now our own president is doing this.

    I can't wait until that fucker is gone..........
     
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    George Soros. :eusa_whistle:
     
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    How about we apply that money to our own deficit first?
     
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