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  • Germany's Sigmar Gabriel slams Donald Trump's 'national selfishness' in UN speech

    09/21/2017 11:13:03 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 28 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 09.21.2017 | rs/sms (AFP, dpa)
    German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel warned against “national selfishness” in world politics on Thursday in his first speech at the United Nations General Assembly. “This worldview describes the world as an arena, a kind of battleground, in which everyone is fighting against everyone else and in which everyone has to assert their own interests, either alone or in alliances of convenience,” Gabriel told world leaders. “The motto ‘Our country first’ only leads to more national confrontations and less prosperity. In the end, there will only be losers,” he said, in a thinly veiled reference to US President Donald Trump’s oft-repeated...
  • AMERICA Prayer Vigil, September 21, 2017 [prayer]

    09/21/2017 7:08:26 AM PDT · by Albion Wilde · 26 replies
    FreeRepublic ^ | 9/21/17 | FR intercessors
    Join Freepers throughout the world to pray for PRESIDENT TRUMP and VICE-PRESIDENT PENCE and for AMERICA: All Levels of Government, Family, Military, Business, Education, Churches, Health Care Systems and the Media. This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. —1 John 5:14 Forum threads labeled [Prayer] are closed to debate of any kind. Please join us in prayer.
  • Fashion Notes: Melania Trump Stuns at U.N. In Off-The-Runway Calvin Klein Suit

    09/21/2017 6:48:16 AM PDT · by KC_Lion · 40 replies
    Brietbart ^ | 19 Sep 2017 | John Binder
    First Lady Melania Trump stunned at the United Nations conference in New York City Monday in her choice of off-the-runway American fashion. Melania, who arrived with President Trump as he addressed world leaders, chose an all-American look to represented the United States at the conference, opting for a Calvin Klein suit from the Fall 2017 collection.The grey suit, which features subtle black detailing, was paired with a black blouse and black stilettos, as Melania kept the ensemble simple and business-oriented.
  • Trump nails it at U.N.: Socialism sucks

    09/21/2017 6:39:45 AM PDT · by rktman · 11 replies ^ | 9/21/2017 | Erik Rush
    “From the Soviet Union to Cuba, Venezuela – wherever socialism or communism has been adopted, it has delivered anguish, devastation and failure. Those who preach the tenets of these discredited ideologies only contribute to the continued suffering of the people who live under these cruel systems. America stands with every person living under a brutal regime.” – President Donald Trump, Sept. 19 Although it’s no surprise that the establishment press and mouthy radicals are trashing the speech President Trump gave this week at the United Nations, I don’t know if the sympathies he expressed in the above quote could have...
  • Cali Gov Jerry Brown denounces POTUS to the world, tells UN, ‘America is not run by Donald Trump’

    09/21/2017 6:22:42 AM PDT · by kevcol · 47 replies
    BPR ^ | September 20, 2017 | Frieda Powers
    Just one day after California Governor Jerry Brown compared supporters of President Trump to cave dwellers, he told the United Nations the U.S. is not run by Trump. Speaking at a UN roundtable event on Tuesday, the Democrat vowed to fight climate change despite Trump’s stand on the issue.
  • MSNBC Frets Trump Calling America Sovereign At UN Was ‘Over the Top,’ Did 'Permanent Damage'

    09/21/2017 5:49:28 AM PDT · by kevcol · 35 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | September 20, 2017 | Kristine Marsh
    Some networks like NBC, even sympathized with the American-hating regime of Iran while condemning our own president. MSNBC was no different, with anchor Brian Williams panicking on The Eleventh Hour September 20, that by Trump calling America “sovereign” he was sending a “dog whistle” to the UN that we didn’t need them anymore.
  • Trump boxed in the globalists in his UN speech

    09/20/2017 4:16:21 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 14 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 20,2017 | Thomas Lifson
    It's safe to say that none of his many enemies among the global elites anticipated an intellectual challenge from Donald Trump. He doesn't look or talk or act the way they think an intellectual should. Yet somehow, he has placed them in a box. In his U.N. debut, he challenged the intellectual basis of the world order they are working toward. He personally addressed many of the political leaders in the audience when he said: …you, as the leaders of your countries will always, and should always, put your countries first. At this point, he received what sounded to me...
  • Rouhani says Iranians are waiting for an apology from Trump

    09/20/2017 7:56:04 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 51 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sep 20, 2017 8:38 PM EDT | Edith M. Lederer
    Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday the Iranian people are waiting for an apology from U.S. President Donald Trump for his “extremely offensive” rhetoric and “unfounded” allegations about his country. Rouhani told a news conference that the Trump administration is seeking “an excuse” to pull out of the nuclear agreement that caps Iran’s nuclear activities which is supported by his government and the five other parties — Russia, China, Britain, France and Germany. If the U.S. decides to break the agreement, Rouhani said, “any choice and any option” are open for Iran “that we see as beneficial to our country”...
  • President Trump Stands Up at the UN for America and Against Totalitarianism

    09/20/2017 4:49:10 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/20/17 | Joseph Klein
    President Trump would do well to continue channeling Ronald Reagan and to rectify the abysmal failures of the Obama foreign policy of appeasement and apologies for America’s strength President Donald Trump came to the United Nations this week as the “representative of the American people,” not as the “global citizen” that Barack Obama had fancied himself to be. To paraphrase William Shakespeare, when Obama asked his global audiences to lend him their ears, he came to bury America under a heap of apologies for its alleged past misdeeds, not to praise America. President Trump could not have presented a starker...
  • Robert DeNiro Pleads With UN to Protect HIS Barbuda Investment

    09/20/2017 11:39:12 AM PDT · by impetrio1 · 13 replies
    Black & Blonde Media ^ | 9/20/17 | Black & Blonde Media
    Robert DeNiro spoke on Tuesday to the United Nations about the destructive aftermath of Hurricane Irma on the island of Barbuda. Pardon the cynicism, but if it weren't for a personal and substantial financial investment at risk, would Robert De Niro really be speaking at the United Nations on behalf of a group of people whose name he awkwardly pronounces?
  • Netanyahu Responds to UN ‘Absurdities’ on Israel: ‘It’s Called the Bible. I Highly Recommend It’

    09/20/2017 9:54:52 AM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 13 replies
    CNS News ^ | 09/20/2017 | Patrick Goodenough
    Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Tuesday attacked “absurdities” in U.N. agencies’ treatment of Israel, invoking tennis legend John McEnroe, the Bible – and penguins – in a speech that was in turn deadly serious about Iran, upbeat about Israeli diplomatic breakthroughs, and thankful to the Trump administration for its outspoken support. Israeli leaders do not typically receive a warm reception at the annual U.N. General Assembly high-level session, but Netanyahu did generate some laughter when he suggested penguins are pro-Israel because they “have no difficulty recognizing that some things are black and white, are right and wrong.” “Unfortunately, when...
  • Trump Delivers A Speech Ordinary Americans Have Waited 30 Years To Hear

    09/20/2017 4:59:18 AM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 20 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | 9.20.2017 | David Blackmon
    In response to President Donald Trump’s (I never get tired of typing that) soaring speech at the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, Venezuelan Envoy Jorge Arreaza said “For a moment, we didn’t know if we were listening to President Reagan in 1982 or President Trump in 2017.” Well, yes, that is exactly why Mr. Trump is President of the United States today. Mr. Arreaza, of course, thought his statement was an insult to the current U.S. President, as did every fake reporter in the fake news media, many of whom were no doubt getting major cases of the vapors as...
  • Watch: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Remarks to 72nd UN General Assembly [+ txt]

    09/19/2017 5:53:43 PM PDT · by huldah1776 · 2 replies
    Jewish Press ^ | Sept 19, 2017 | N/A
    Link only available here. Will post excerpt of text of speech
  • Trump's nationalist vision: Does it promote or endanger peace?

    09/19/2017 5:04:12 PM PDT · by Jagermonster · 19 replies
    The Christian Science Monitor ^ | September 19, 2017 | Howard LaFranchi
    POLITICAL VALUES   The president, addressing the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday, laid out a nationalist basis for international interaction and lashed out at a group of 'rogue nations' led by North Korea and Iran. UNITED NATIONS, N.Y.—President Trump used his first appearance before world leaders assembled at the United Nations’ annual opening session Tuesday to offer a vision for international cooperation that was part red meat, part kumbaya. On the philosophical side, the “America First” president laid out a nationalist basis for international interaction, saying that national sovereignty and not multilateralism should be the foundation for international efforts to...
  • Trump Blasts Socialism at UN: ‘Failed Ideology’ that Causes ‘Poverty and Misery Everywhere’

    09/19/2017 2:12:47 PM PDT · by davikkm · 52 replies
    breitbart ^ | BEN KEW
    President Donald Trump took aim at socialism and left-wing ideology during his speech at the United Nations – specifically in the context of Venezuela, a socialist state currently experiencing the worst humanitarian crisis in its history. “The socialist Maduro regime has brought a once thriving nation to the brink of total collapse,” Trump said. “This dictatorship has inflicted terrible pain and suffering on the good people of that country. This corrupt regime destroyed a prosperous nation, by imposing a failed ideology that has produced poverty and misery everywhere it has been tried. ” “The problem in Venezuela is not that...
  • Pres. Trump's Speech to UN 72nd General Assembly - full text - Sept 19 2017

    09/19/2017 11:28:31 AM PDT · by Covenantor · 45 replies ^ | Sept 19 2017 | Donald J. Trump
    September 19, 2017 The full text of President Donald J. Trump’s speech to the United Nations 72nd General Assembly can be found here: The full video of President Donald J. Trump’s speech to the United Nations 72nd General Assembly can be found here:
  • BOOM! Trump Slams Socialism At UN General Assembly — Faces Silence and Audible Gasps

    09/19/2017 10:25:42 AM PDT · by davikkm · 91 replies
    BEST UNITED NATIONS SPEECH EVER. President Trump slammed the Venezuelan Socialist Regime at the UN General Assembly on Tuesday. President Trump then SLAMMED the Socialist platform. President Donald Trump: The problem in Venezuela is not that socialism has been poorly implemented but that socialism has been faithfully implemented. (long pause) From the Soviet Union to Cuba to Venuzela, wherever socialism or communism has been adopted it has delivered anguish and devastation and failure.
  • Trump Stuns U.N. Chamber: The Problem in Venezuela Is ‘Socialism Has Been Faithfully Implemented’

    09/19/2017 10:23:59 AM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 83 replies
    Washington Free Bacon ^ | 09/19/2017 | David Rutz
    President Donald Trump surprised the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday when he remarked that the collapsing situation in Venezuela was not due to the poor implementation of socialism, but rather its successful implementation. "The problem in Venezuela is not that socialism has been poorly implemented, but that socialism has been faithfully implemented," he said. Trump paused, and there was audible muttering in the chamber before some tepid applause broke out. "From the Soviet Union to Cuba to Venezuela, wherever true socialism or communism has been adopted, it has delivered anguish and devastation and failure," he said. {..snip..}
  • Amir Tsarfati comments on Trump's UN speech and update

    09/19/2017 10:23:28 AM PDT · by firebrand · 16 replies
    Behold Israel YouTube Channel ^ | Sept. 19, 2017 | Amir Tsarfati
    A favorable reaction to Trump's speech today at the UN and an update on recent Russian military activities and other changes in the Middle East, including the Kurdish independence vote on September 25. There will be another, longer video, probably tomorrow, when Amir gets back to Israel for the Feast of Trumpets.
  • How would you grade President Trump’s speech?

    09/19/2017 8:09:19 AM PDT · by TLI · 64 replies
    WBAP radio ^ | September 19 2017 | President Trump
    How would you grade President Trump’s speech at the U.N General Assembly?