If President Obama wants to bring some much-needed "discretion" to U.S. spending, as he insists, there's ample opportunity and valid reason to do so with what the United States spends at the United Nations. That's where fiscal discipline is a foreign concept.And the ever comical stand by Media Monday (with info from the Media Research Center) - both recipients of Scaife money that's never mentioned in the Scaife owned Trib.
In the past 10 years the U.N.'s regular biennial budget has more than doubled; its peacekeeping budget over the same period has increased threefold, according to the U.N.'s figures reviewed by The Heritage Foundation.
Heritage Foundation: about $24 million from Scaife over the years.
Media Research Center: About $2.8 million from Scaife over the years.
Tell me again about how there's no vast right-wing conspiracy. Go ahead and tell me.