“The continued search for extraterrestrial communication, by several entities, sustains the hope that someday humankind will receive signals from extraterrestrials,” she said in a recent speech. “When we do, we should have in place a coordinated response that takes into account all the sensitivities related to the subject. The UN is a ready-made mechanism for such coordination.”
The New York Post reports that scientists who work with her say her job is essentially to be the mouthpiece for mankind. Her office will also be in charge of deciding what to do if a deadly asteroid is found to be on a collision course with Earth.
Heritage Foundation reports that the U.S. has fought for years to lower its U.N. assessment, even exacting a promise from the U.N. to lower the U.S. regular budget assessment to 22 percent and its peacekeeping assessment to 25 percent in return for paying a massive [nearly] $1 billion in U.S. arrears to the U.N. as part of the 1999 Helms–Biden legislation.
Now you know with absolute certainty that your taxpayer-funded share of the upkeep of the UN was neither inconsequential nor irrelevant.