The UN can't seem to find its ass with both hands, yet according to Reuters, 'U.N. urged to take action on asteroid threat'.
An asteroid may come uncomfortably close to Earth in 2036 and the United Nations should assume responsibility for a space mission to deflect it, a group of astronauts, engineers and scientists said on Saturday.So let's see...the UN stands around with its collective dick in its hand while:
Astronomers are monitoring an asteroid named Apophis, which has a 1 in 45,000 chance of striking Earth on April 13, 2036.
- Various thugs and dictators engage in genocide and ethnic cleansing
- The president of a militantly Islamic state develops nuclear weapons while advocating the destruction of Israel
- UN leaders profit from the Iraqi oil-for-food scam
- And so on and so forth...