"Who Is He To Confront Me?" - Philippines President Unloads On "Son Of A Bitch" Barack Obama

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What was an embarrassing weekend for president Barack Obama, whose arrival at the G-20 summit in China was a case study in diplomatic humiliation, just turned even worse when on Monday, Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte warned the US president not to question him about extrajudicial killings, or "son of a bitch I will swear at you" when the two presidents meet at a summit in Laos in the coming days.

The topic of Duterte's killing spree, supposedly involving mostly criminals and drug-traffickers, without due process has raised eyebrows most recently by the United Nations, which urged the Philippines to stop executing and killing people linked to drug business and threatened that “state actors” could be punished. As a result, two weeks ago Duterte lashed out at the UN and threatened that the country could leave the UN. "Maybe we'll just have to decide to separate from the United Nations. If you're that rude, son of a bitch, we'll just leave you," Duterte told reporters in Davao, quoted by Bloomberg. “I don't give a shit about them,” he added. “They are the ones interfering. You do not just go out and give a shitting statement against a country.”


Fast forward to today when the outspoken president lobbed a preemptive warning at Obama, and before flying to Laos where the two heads of state are set to meet, said that he is a leader of a sovereign country and is answerable only to the Filipino people. He was answering a reporter's question about how he intends to explain the extrajudicial killings to Obama. More than 2,000 suspected drug pushers and users have been killed since Duterte launched a war on drugs after taking office on June 30.

In his typical foul-mouthed style, Duterte was quoted by AP as responding: "Who does he think he is?  I am no American puppet. I am the president of a sovereign country and I am not answerable to anyone except the Filipino people, nobody but nobody. You must be respectful. Do not just throw questions. Son of a bitch I will swear at you in that forum," he said.

Duterte went on to blame the US for causing the unrest on the southern Philippines Island of Mindanao. "As a matter of fact, we inherited this problem from the United States," he said. "Why? Because they invaded this country and made us their subjugated people. Everybody has a terrible record of extra-judicial killing. Why make an issue about fighting crime?" He added: "Look at the human rights of America along that line. The way they treat the migrants there."

Duterte has earlier cursed the pope and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

Aware of the firestorm his question would provoke from his less than diplomatic peer, it wasn't clear whether Obama plans to raise the issue of extrajudicial killings with Duterte during a meeting on the sidelines of the summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

"Who is he to confront me?" Duterte said, adding that the Philippines had not received an apology for misdeeds committed during the U.S. colonization of the Philippines. He pointed to the killing of Muslim Moros more than a century ago during a U.S. pacification campaign in the southern Philippines, blaming the wounds of the past as "the reason why (the south) continues to boil" with separatist insurgencies. Duterte then once again pointed to human rights problems in the United States.

Last week, Duterte said he was ready to defend his bloody crackdown on illegal drugs, which has sparked concern from the U.S. and other countries. The president also said he would demand that Obama allow him to first explain the context of his crackdown before engaging the U.S. president in a discussion of the deaths.

In response, Obama suggested Monday his planned meeting with Duterte may not go forward. "I always want to make sure if I'm having a meeting that it's productive and we're getting something done," Obama said during his news conference.

"If and when we have a meeting, this is something that is going to be brought up," Obama said, referring to the Philippines' controversial record of combating drug crime since Duterte took office earlier this year.

Obama has been attending a meeting of the Group of 20 nations in Hangzhou, China, where his infamous snub by China made global headlines over the weekend. It appears he may have hed enough snubs for one trip.

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chicmagnet's picture

Duterte has it right, what he is doing gives a big enough incentive not to do or sell drugs. The social and economic costs in our own country will become more and more of a burden as we continually lower the bar on social behavior in this country. To all of the dumb asses that say legalize, you are just retarded like our fuck head in chief.

dchang0's picture

Except that if you've ever drunk alcohol here in the USA, you've enjoyed the benefits of the repeal of alcohol Prohibition firsthand. Organized crime grew big while alcohol was banned and shrunk when it was legalized--today's drug cartels are growing bigger as the War on Drugs makes it more profitable to import/manufacture illegal drugs. They will shrink too once drugs are legalized.

And yes, today's drugs are pretty bad, but let the drug users kill themselves off with overdoses (without us wasting healthcare or law enforcement dollars trying to stop those slow-motion suicides; treatment is not a solution) and there won't be much interest in the hard drugs after that as people see how deadly they are.

falak pema's picture

Duterte and the Duck should go head to head to see who can fling dung faster, higher and longer; the "whoflungdung" Olympics of hate and bait populism.

I don't know if God "loves" him but I'm sure the devil adores his rhetoric.

LibertarianMenace's picture

Only two dung flingers on your list? Warum?


"I don't know if God "loves" him but I'm sure the devil adores his rhetoric."

Without question, evil loves hers, and better still, her actions.

the.ghost.of.22wmr's picture
the.ghost.of.22wmr (not verified) Sep 5, 2016 9:43 AM

Not a colony anymore?


These ingrates would get crushed by China and even Vietnam without USA military hardware and backing.


Ditto Japan and Germany.

economicmorphine's picture

Countries like China don't overthrow other countries unless those countries have something they want, like mineral wealth. Japan is a failed state at this point.  Germany not far behind.  I suspect they're safe.  Who needs that shit? 

Caleb Abell's picture

It's kind of like the US and its euro colonies spreading BS about the imminent Russian attack on the Baltic states.  As if the Russians had any interest in three broke-ass states that have nothing to offer except an extended hand looking for welfare checks.

the.ghost.of.22wmr's picture
the.ghost.of.22wmr (not verified) economicmorphine Sep 5, 2016 11:02 AM

...like mineral wealth or fishing rights.


Fixed it!

GreatUncle's picture

like Russia ... feast of mineral wealth there and you know whose beady eyes are envious.

Contrariologist's picture
Contrariologist (not verified) Sep 5, 2016 9:47 AM

Interesting. This piece mentions: The topic of Duterte's killing spree, supposedly involving mostly criminals and drug-traffickers"

Hmmm...how do you KNOW the murders involve 'mostly criminals and drug-traffickers'? Without "due process" all we know is somebody killed somebody else, with a handy, convenient excuse. Of course, I agree, criminals are involved...mostly the POLICE pulling the trigger. Fuck Duterte, and all the other fascists like him. Yep, Fascism, coming soon to USA!
GeezerGeek's picture

Fascism coming soon to the USSA? Already here, I think.

Clearly Duterte should have followed Barry's lead. He should have granted himself and his agents the right to take people and make them disappear. Forever. Without notice. That would be so much more civilized than simply killing them. Unless, of course, Duterte used drones to kill them, that would make it okay, right?.

ToSoft4Truth's picture

Bomb Iran before their Axis grows.... 

Mass_hysteria's picture
Mass_hysteria (not verified) Sep 5, 2016 9:57 AM

I kinda like this president

Zeusky Babarusky's picture

This guy is my kind of man. Wish we could clone him and put a few hundred thousand of his clones in the US. For all you fairy liberals this is the kind of fellow you could aspire to be. You'd have to have balls to be like him and you don't. Scratch that. Go back to Big Brother and Facebook.

americanreality's picture

Your kind of man?  I'm guessing you aren't that particular about the men you sleep with.  Maybe you can send dutatrte a crotch pic,  see if he's interested.

David Rockefeller's picture

Duterte is not, I'm afraid, the brightest bulb in the room:

1. Instead of killing thousands, why doesn't he realize that the "War on Drugs" is a CIA phony invention and legalize all drugs?

2. He is too ignorant to realize that the Phillippines has been an American colony for over a century.

3. And he is too naive to realize that, right now as we speak, there is a room somewhere in Langley, where an assassination plot against him is being hatched. I'd put his chances of making it to 2017 at less than10%. 

GreatUncle's picture

+1 Clinton's thought ... when I torch tghe world with WW3 won't have to deal with that president anyway.

Phones, the CIA, assination cancelled on the ground the world ends before you get the job done!

americanreality's picture

Exactly.  Big fan of extra-judicial killings?  Super.  We do that very well.  Now, have a cup of this tea..

Father ¢hristmas's picture

This is how you do it.  Stop tolerating crime, and stop giving fools free housing and food for years and years in the can.  You give a guy one shot, and give him a lil education and job training for when he gets out.  He repeat offends, give him the needle.

Drugs and violent crime should be a fucking no-no.

GreatUncle's picture

You get asked that before you are allowed into the US.

I figured it was because you didn't want me to learn bad habits.

You now go home and off the fucking neighborhood as learned in Chicago.

LOL ... if you have a criminal record USA is a no, no.

I am just trying to figure out how you find so many law abiding angelic little immigrants?

Whereas europe just gets rapsists, jihaddis, etc. I mean c'mon did you take all the best ones and leave us with the shit.

americanreality's picture

We tried banning alcohol once.  It backfired, just like the war on other drugs.  

ebear's picture

"We tried banning alcohol once.  It backfired, just like the war on other drugs. "

It's like talking to the wall.  Same people who support the US Constitution at home cheering for a guy who tossed out a similar document in the name of "law and order."

Seriously, you can't make this shit up.

Yen Cross's picture

  That guy needs to be retained by the Trump team. You round eyes can shove your microaggressions up your asses.

  I love him for his rants...

americanreality's picture

Racism from a gook?  Precious.  Asians look up to whites like a dog to its master.  It is why they all want to live in our country next to white people.  

Lumberjack's picture

Intelligence community investigating covert Russian influence operations in the United States



Up next:

Somali pirates hijack postal jeep carrying Hillary's missing devices.

SuperRay's picture

No, up next:


  NSA discovers Federal Reserve was inflitrated by Russia years ago

bardot63's picture

he hasn't said anything I haven't said.

Atomizer's picture

We own commercial on the ocean. I refuse to visit until they clean up the western islands which was formerly Al-Qaeda, rebranded as ISIS. Mrs Atomizer's mom is getting up in age.

We had a choice, 14 bedroom house or commercial land. We bought the land. Look up currency converter. We picked a high traffic area on beach for about US170k. We hold property deed. 

I like this guy. Don't want to fly in with 24/7 security duty and protected car transport. I will be killed before developing new ideas. 

Clean up the scumbags. We'll help develop your city. Mrs Atomizer shows me a lot of your speeches. Very impressed. 

Just as a footnote. Mrs Atomizers family hates communism. There are two suspect. One lives in Maryland (sister). The other two (brother/sister) live in Washington DC. The other siblings are scattered all over South Asia. 

About two years ago, and were contacted. It's not the hand me down property. We were offered a decision. Make a decision, Land or house. 

She was the youngest, maybe better nanny. We're on the shit list with entire family. The other 12 kids thought they would divide, split proceeds. 

Her mother must keep tabs on us, the wife hasn't spoken to her mother in ten years, after father died.

I'm the same way with my father after my mom passed  We do wave at him on I-75 heading for Fort Myers or Marco Island. We wave and say, Hello dad. That's it. Keep heading South. 


Rikky's picture

>>he is a leader of a sovereign country and is answerable only to the Filipino people. 

Unlike Obama who seems to be answerale to everyone but the American people.

GreatUncle's picture

Correction only answerable to those that "pay to play".

No money ... no play.

ebear's picture

"he is a leader of a sovereign country and is answerable only to the Filipino people."

He's already in violation of numerous sections of the Philippines Constitution, which reads more or less the same as the US version, minus 2A.

So yeah, he's answerable to them and by law should be impeached.

When I see that happen, I'll know the Philippines is a nation that respects the rule of law.  Until then, it's just another thugocracy, like Marcos, back in the day.

dogismycopilot's picture

bad week for the Chief Chimp.

Gets called an SOB and the Chinese make him use the servant's exist off Air Force 1

Compare: Obama and Putin Arrive in Hangzhou (China) for G20 Summit, Sep.03, 2016


RiverRoad's picture

Kinda like the door hitting him in the ass on the way out.

Golden Showers's picture

Hey, at least Duterte is man enough to say he killed some folks straight up. Like, yeah, 2.400 drug dealing fucks are dead and I fucking did it. What's up? What you got, punk?

Fucking love it. It's Realpolitik. Sure it could and has gone off the fucking rails in my opinion. But here State sanctioned murder is still on the down-low and we all know how hypocritical it is for any head of state to call it out. Like, dude, that's just not the way to be humanitarian.

Here in the US we kill people and don't tell. It's a secret. So, at least you can respect the motherfucker for being straight up. That's why I don't compete with the government for one thing. I just tell the goverment to go fuck itself.

One day when all drugs are legal we can remember the "freedom fighters" who did it like in old prohibition times and turned into Nascar. Except that I hate drug dealers. I hate them about as much as I hate cop killers, rapists, thugs, and ignorant assholes. I also don't really like the fact that drugs are brought into the country covertly like in Mena Arkansas and sold on the street by the government through the above stupid people.

Anyway, just have to love the guy's candor and appreciate him telling other puppets to step the fuck off.

jomama's picture

It's pretty sad to see ZH reduced to clickbait fishing for nigger queer muslim hating readers...

Omega_Man's picture

speak for yourself chump

Omega_Man's picture

wonder what he thinks about zionists

Segestan's picture

This is what happens when monkeys feel empowered.

Fourth Horseman's picture

Son of a coal burning whore is more accurate.

I like this guy, I want him for president. Fuck this fake muslo-commie nigger we have here.

americanreality's picture

Go buy some IQ points.  You're welcome to go live in the Philippines.  Buh-bye, loser.

Fourth Horseman's picture

What a libtard, typical, attack the person and not the statement. Typical functionally retarded response, like an adult temper-tantrum. Shall I buy you a rattle?
Been tested 3 times since childhood, all scores were above 130 which is well above what you would even hope to achieve you fuckin matza ball K1KE

ebear's picture

"all scores were above 130"

Then you should have no trouble understanding this:



Bill of Rights

SECTION 1. No person shall be deprived of life, liberty, or property without due process of law, nor shall any person be denied the equal protection of the laws.

SECTION 2. The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects against unreasonable searches and seizures of whatever nature and for any purpose shall be inviolable, and no search warrant or warrant of arrest shall issue except upon probable cause to be determined personally by the judge after examination under oath or affirmation of the complainant and the witnesses he may produce, and particularly describing the place to be searched and the persons or things to be seized.

SECTION 3. (1) The privacy of communication and correspondence shall be inviolable except upon lawful order of the court, or when public safety or order requires otherwise as prescribed by law.

(2) Any evidence obtained in violation of this or the preceding section shall be inadmissible for any purpose in any proceeding.

SECTION 4. No law shall be passed abridging the freedom of speech, of expression, or of the press, or the right of the people peaceably to assemble and petition the government for redress of grievances.

SECTION 5. No law shall be made respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof. The free exercise and enjoyment of religious profession and worship, without discrimination or preference, shall forever be allowed. No religious test shall be required for the exercise of civil or political rights.

SECTION 6. The liberty of abode and of changing the same within the limits prescribed by law shall not be impaired except upon lawful order of the court. Neither shall the right to travel be impaired except in the interest of national security, public safety, or public health, as may be provided by law.

SECTION 7. The right of the people to information on matters of public concern shall be recognized. Access to official records, and to documents, and papers pertaining to official acts, transactions, or decisions, as well as to government research data used as basis for policy development, shall be afforded the citizen, subject to such limitations as may be provided by law.

SECTION 8. The right of the people, including those employed in the public and private sectors, to form unions, associations, or societies for purposes not contrary to law shall not be abridged.

SECTION 9. Private property shall not be taken for public use without just compensation.

SECTION 10. No law impairing the obligation of contracts shall be passed.

SECTION 11. Free access to the courts and quasi-judicial bodies and adequate legal assistance shall not be denied to any person by reason of poverty.

SECTION 12. (1) Any person under investigation for the commission of an offense shall have the right to be informed of his right to remain silent and to have competent and independent counsel preferably of his own choice. If the person cannot afford the services of counsel, he must be provided with one. These rights cannot be waived except in writing and in the presence of counsel.

(2) No torture, force, violence, threat, intimidation, or any other means which vitiate the free will shall be used against him. Secret detention places, solitary, incommunicado, or other similar forms of detention are prohibited.

(3) Any confession or admission obtained in violation of this or Section 17 hereof shall be inadmissible in evidence against him.

(4) The law shall provide for penal and civil sanctions for violations of this section as well as compensation to and rehabilitation of victims of torture or similar practices, and their families.

SECTION 13. All persons, except those charged with offenses punishable by reclusion perpetua when evidence of guilt is strong, shall, before conviction, be bailable by sufficient sureties, or be released on recognizance as may be provided by law. The right to bail shall not be impaired even when the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus is suspended. Excessive bail shall not be required.

SECTION 14. (1) No person shall be held to answer for a criminal offense without due process of law.

(2) In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall be presumed innocent until the contrary is proved, and shall enjoy the right to be heard by himself and counsel, to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation against him, to have a speedy, impartial, and public trial, to meet the witnesses face to face, and to have compulsory process to secure the attendance of witnesses and the production of evidence in his behalf. However, after arraignment, trial may proceed notwithstanding the absence of the accused provided that he has been duly notified and his failure to appear is unjustifiable.

SECTION 15. The privilege of the writ of habeas corpus shall not be suspended except in cases of invasion or rebellion when the public safety requires it.

SECTION 16. All persons shall have the right to a speedy disposition of their cases before all judicial, quasi-judicial, or administrative bodies.

SECTION 17. No person shall be compelled to be a witness against himself.

SECTION 18. (1) No person shall be detained solely by reason of his political beliefs and aspirations.

(2) No involuntary servitude in any form shall exist except as a punishment for a crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted.

SECTION 19. (1) Excessive fines shall not be imposed, nor cruel, degrading or inhuman punishment inflicted. Neither shall death penalty be imposed, unless, for compelling reasons involving heinous crimes, the Congress hereafter provides for it. Any death penalty already imposed shall be reduced to reclusion perpetua.

(2) The employment of physical, psychological, or degrading punishment against any prisoner or detainee or the use of substandard or inadequate penal facilities under subhuman conditions shall be dealt with by law.

SECTION 20. No person shall be imprisoned for debt or non-payment of a poll tax.

SECTION 21. No person shall be twice put in jeopardy of punishment for the same offense. If an act is punished by a law and an ordinance, conviction or acquittal under either shall constitute a bar to another prosecution for the same act

SECTION 22. No ex post facto law or bill of attainder shall be enacted.






Fourth Horseman's picture

What did you say libtard?

Shouting the PH. Constitution?

And you live in a fantasy world where OUR constitution is not trampled on every single day by this shitskin nigger and you say/do nothing about it???

The hypocrisy of the Chief Chimp is what Duerte is alluding to, but I guess that nuance was lost on you.

I see another libtard got short changed in the IQ department. Really, you guys are jokes, why bother trolling?


GreatUncle's picture

Don't worry, murder inc. coming to you early 2017 but it ain't drug pushers that lose out.

Ring_Of_Fire's picture

This guy has killed 2000 people over drugs since June? Fuck this terrorist mfing POS..

americanreality's picture

No trial?  That is fucked up.  Lots of people here supporting it too.  Classy. 

NoWayJose's picture

They are just following FBI recommendations not to bring criminals to trial.

GreatUncle's picture

Now get out there and go get me a bad one ... piece of paper here somewhere got the name of one on it ...

Oh we were playing hanglady where you guess the letters, it is a $1 a go though pay to play see,

_ l _ n _ o _ ... dam it a hard one the first letter ain't there lol.

Stu Elsample's picture

nigger boy Obama is responsible for many more deaths, most were killed in a war that shouldn't be happening, and 49 others were his fellow queers (killed by one of his muslim brothers that he invited to the states)

ebear's picture

Jezus, the moral equivalency literally jumps off the page here.

Duterte's an OK guy because Obama is worse.

Obama's an OK guy because Stalin was worse.

Stalin's an OK guy because Hitler was worse.