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UN warns of 'biblical' famines of
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Posted By: Ribicon, 4/22/2020 11:43:27 AM

The United Nations warned the coronavirus pandemic could trigger famine as the worldwide freeze on commerce sent shock waves through financial markets. The bleak warning came on Tuesday as deaths from the virus surpassed 174,000 worldwide, with governments anxiously trying to chart a path out of the unprecedented global health and economic emergency. One World Food Programme director warned 'widespread famines of biblical proportions' could force millions in already vulnerable countries into starvation due to the global crisis. The economic impact of the pandemic could lead to a 'humanitarian catastrophe,' with the number of people suffering from acute hunger projected to nearly double

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Solution: save the world’s needy by releasing the 40% of the US corn crop that otherwise goes into producing the worthless ethanol contaminant.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: jjs 4/22/2020 11:55:49 AM (No. 387711)
Solution number 2: have EU stop blocking GMO and modern agriculture practices in Africa. Also, stop Europe from buying up good farm land and using it to produce bio fuels instead of human food. How about letting Africans get loans and grants for power plants so they can join the rest of the world. Also, outlaw every environmental NGO's from operating in Africa along with all the other corrupt leftist NGO's who are buying governments to install their communist leftist agenda's. It's not Africa's fault they are in the situation they are in, Europe owns that mess.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: TJ54 4/22/2020 11:56:18 AM (No. 387712)
Solution: disband the UN and redirect the money for food
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Reply 3 - Posted by: cor-vet 4/22/2020 11:57:35 AM (No. 387715)
OP is right, but I imagine the UN's ideal solution is billions of American taxpayer dollars, like the solution to every other problem that they come up with.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: bamboozle 4/22/2020 11:58:12 AM (No. 387716)
Plagues of locusts, famine, plagues of disease? Maybe there is a deeper issue we should begin to pay attention to?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: TLCary 4/22/2020 11:58:46 AM (No. 387718)
Self inflicted wounds from a Liberal agenda. Any given year there are up to 650,000 deaths world wide from the flu alone. Somehow 174K from this pandemic is a show stopper? The real horrific fatality rate will come from the absurd reactionary policies that have killed the world's economy and trampled freedoms. OP is right, and ethanol is another self inflected wound from a Liberal Agenda. Burn a gallon of petroleum and pollute the air to farm and produce a gallon of ethanol, to burn and pollute the air twice. A brilliant Liberal idea to save the environment by polluting it and feed the world by burning food. They aren't that stupid, just evil with an agenda. The masses that haven't figured it out? Not stupid, just lazy and complacent.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Jeremiah29_11 4/22/2020 11:59:15 AM (No. 387719)
Ah, yes. The U.N. Always a bastion and beacon of hope and prosperity. Comforts the soul to know that these reps know all, tell all, and speak garbage from their mouths.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Mr. Know-It-All 4/22/2020 12:03:47 PM (No. 387728)
I guess the UN is getting tired of WHO getting all the attention and money.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: HPmatt 4/22/2020 12:11:25 PM (No. 387739)
UN child-predators have located some new countries where the boys/girls are hungry & cute..../s US should form a group of countries-of-the-willing that directly help, not pimp out platform for graft & fun postings/junkets to NYC, with the US paying 40% of the freight...
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Reply 9 - Posted by: DVC 4/22/2020 12:19:32 PM (No. 387750)
The Chinese did this. Never lose track of that. China is an enemy to the world's people who would want to be free of totalitarian rule, and their rapacious, thieving grasp.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: seamusm 4/22/2020 12:20:33 PM (No. 387753)
Redirect our corn back to its better use as food. That would go a long way to feeding hundreds of millions across the world. It would benefit our oil industry as well.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Ming 4/22/2020 12:34:50 PM (No. 387768)
It's the UN speaking. So, have them suck on a bag of d---s for what it's worth.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Chuzzles 4/22/2020 12:35:19 PM (No. 387770)
Exactly right OP. I have been baffled by the logic that says it is better to put that into our fuel tanks and ruin our vehicles than to feed the world as we used to do. The UN is wrong about one thing though, at least regarding Africa. Their problem right now is Biblical, as in locusts. Not the virus. The majority of the continent of Africa would have to lose their dictators, and willingly make the effort to join the rest of civilization before your intelligent and commonsense ideas would work. All monies go into the pockets of their leaders, not towards the efforts to help their own nations.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: franq 4/22/2020 12:41:12 PM (No. 387782)
I'd love to end the ethanol mandate too, but it will never happen. ADM is too big to fail.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Cardsfan 4/22/2020 12:42:13 PM (No. 387784)
I have a question - hasn’t been much news lately about Spain and Italy. Have they passed the peak? Too much positive news to report?
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino 4/22/2020 12:43:11 PM (No. 387787)
One word - - Recolonization.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Lawsy0 4/22/2020 12:49:57 PM (No. 387790)
Poster #4 had read the end of The Book. I have kept track of the two most recent locust invasions in Africa, especially Pakistan. Look at the map where locusts have devastated crops. You will see where the government purposely kills Christians and Jews. Look at the countries who purposely kill Christians and Jews (China among those). Any country where you can be arrested for bringing a Bible. Indeed, deeper issues DO need more thought. www.fao.org/ag/locusts
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Reply 17 - Posted by: PCMM 4/22/2020 12:50:04 PM (No. 387791)
Maybe Nancy can share some of her ice cream.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Strike3 4/22/2020 12:56:35 PM (No. 387799)
Translation: "Send money"
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Chuzzles 4/22/2020 12:59:16 PM (No. 387803)
It might not have been Africa's fault in the beginning, but it sure is now in some parts, like all the parts ruled by corruption, and the nations that are killing off the white farmers who are feeding the nations they rule.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 4/22/2020 1:03:35 PM (No. 387808)
Well, I guess the U.N. should get hopping spreading around some of that relief money they’ve collected from us over the years.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: JunkYardDog 4/22/2020 1:17:32 PM (No. 387830)
How much General Tso's chicken and fried rice can Bejing send to these starving people? And it better NOT come from Wuhan.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: bighambone 4/22/2020 1:34:54 PM (No. 387859)
One thing is for sure, the Communist Party of China must be held responsible by the world. If not, you are not out of line wondering what the next deadly virus will be that the Chinese Communists will export to seed the world?
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Reply 23 - Posted by: davew 4/22/2020 1:41:50 PM (No. 387867)
The US and Brazil are the world's OPEC of food production. We need to coordinate our policies to counter the attack that China, Russia, and Saudi Arabia are orchestrating on our economic power. Years of US complacency has allowed China to dominate our consumer goods and pharmaceutical supply chain so that we have no practical way to counter their unleashing of this pandemic on our entire economy. We have also ignored the risk to our national security and future energy independence by abandoning nuclear power and uranium mining in this country. We have the world's largest reserves of uranium yet we import all the uranium we use for our power generation and fueling of nuclear submarines and aircraft carriers from Kazakhstan and Russia. We need leaders to wake up and use our food production dominance to counter this slide into oblivion and regain our self sufficiency in energy.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: justavoter 4/22/2020 2:01:30 PM (No. 387896)
I don't understand what all these globalist, climate change enthusiast are worried about. They have been wanting a thinning of the population for decades. If what they say is true, then they should be elated.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: DVC 4/22/2020 2:40:35 PM (No. 387928)
Food security is pretty fundamental. If your society cannot provide food for it's people, that is a massive failing grade for your culture, your government, your society.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: MickTurn 4/22/2020 3:59:54 PM (No. 388003)
UN, Useless Nimrods, Thanks for the info, Executive Order to immediately confiscate all UN funds and redirect to aid these countries. I'm sure there are bags of cash all over the UN building (WE OWN) Next issue, that one was far too easy!
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Reply 27 - Posted by: kono 4/22/2020 4:14:03 PM (No. 388015)
We can ratchet that quarter-Billion all the way up to two and a half Billion, if we just put the UN in charge of the world's food development and distribution, like they want. Oh, and "unprecedented", my ass.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: Cynical Backstory 4/22/2020 5:23:10 PM (No. 388069)
Any monies we send to Africa should be accompanied by an overseer who monitors all expenditures. How many millions and millions have we sent over the years that ended up in Swiss bank accounts. I read an article two weeks ago about the locust plagues. Funds we sent years ago to have planes and pesticides at the ready were diverted by the countries leaders. Enough already. This reminds me of years ago when we were inundated by charity ads asking us to send money for the poor starving African children, with accompanying pictures of emaciated children sprawled in front of their stick and cow poop huts. Years later we watched the news reports of African young men hacking each other to death with machetes. Bah. Let nature take its dam course.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: DVC 4/22/2020 7:24:55 PM (No. 388166)
#28, It already happens. And most of the 'overseers', are starry-eyed, brainless liberals who have nearly zero grasp of the real world, let alone the conditions of tribalism and the NON-Christian world views of the people there. If you want to know what it is actually like, from someone who used to do it, get the book, The Road to Hell: The ravaging effects of foreign aid and international charity, by Michael Marin. It will open your eyes.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: JimJr 4/22/2020 8:06:21 PM (No. 388180)
The problem in Africa is cultural.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: joew9 4/22/2020 8:39:52 PM (No. 388204)
I would say this goes along with my belief that the cure is worse than the disease. But it's the UN. Nothing they say is ever anything but Barbara Streisand.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 4/23/2020 1:51:30 AM (No. 388355)
We pay the UN more than any other country and they are always trying to guilt US into giving more and doing more. A UN worker once complained We didn't do enough as the 'richest country in the world' When did the UN ever side with US ? For all the money taxpayers and churches have sent to third world countries they should have remained the Bread Basket of the World. Instead greedy politicians wasted it.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: judy 4/23/2020 6:21:25 AM (No. 388420)
Maybe they can borrow the $$$ they need from WHO...or from their favorite children China... Iran... Russia
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