Voice from the Commonwealth
Commentary, World Views and Occasional Rants from a small 'l' libertarian in Massachussetts

"If ye love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest for freedom, go home and leave us in peace. We seek not your council nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen." - Samuel Adams

Tuesday, March 11, 2003

They are running out of mediation, too. Of course this will somehow be blamed on the US. Of course those same people will never consider what ever happened to the millions that North Korea illicitly gained from that shipload of Scuds last year.

Warning that its clinics in North Korea will run out of medicines next month, the U.N. children's agency issued an urgent appeal Tuesday for donations, asking countries to set aside any unease about helping the North during its nuclear crisis.

UNICEF has received less than $500,000 of the $12 million it needs this year to buy medicines, high-energy milk and other supplies for 2.5 million North Korean children, said Mehr Khan, its Asia-Pacific director. She said more than half of that came from Norway, while many other previous donors have given nothing.

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