by Sam Hieb
Rep. Mark Walker introduces legislation to fight terrorism. The bill “withholds ten percent of United States funding to the United Nations until the intergovernmental organization adopts a definition for ‘international terrorism.'”
Reminds me of the time another conservative North Carolina legislator took on the U.N.—-Sen. Jesse Helms’speech before the Security Council back in 2000.
Text of Helms’ speech here. No matter your feelings on the late senator, it should be required reading. Keep in mind this was during the Clinton administration, and Helms speaks highly of both Secretary of State Madeline Albright and U.N. Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, describing Holbrooke as “an able diplomat and a genuine friend to whom I am most grateful for his role…”