Attention Conservatives: Is the UN Really That Bad?

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Conservatives have forever hated the UN. We are told that the UN attempts to rob our sovereignty; that it is dangerously close to being a one-world government; that it threatens our freedoms; that it has no business being on US soil.

Yet compared to the power of the US Federal Government, the UN is harmless. Which country has the highest military budget? What about deployable troops? And number of bases throughout the world?

According to, the US has close to 400 thousand foreign troops deployed, more than twice as many as the rest of the world combined.

Make of this what you will.

12:35 pm on March 25, 2010