Trump's "Fiery" United Nations Speech: Full Transcript

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In a speech that commentators have said "the likes of which have never been heard by a U.S. leader in the United Nations", President Trump did not disappoint expectations that his first appearance at the UN would be a fiery, memorable affair, and while laying out his view for a "nationalist" basis to US foreign policy, focusing on state sovereignty as the framework for the "great revival of nations" and future international relations while vowing to "always put America first", Trump slammed “the scourge of our planet which is a group of rogue regimes" listing North Korea, Iran, Venezuela, while also taking shots at Saudi Arabia and China.

In a forceful endorsement of nationalism around the world, Trump called for a "great reawakening of nations, for the revival of their spirits, their pride, their people and their patriotism."

Saying that "major portions of the world are in conflict and some, in fact, are going to hell", Trump's most memorable comment was that the United States will be forced to “totally destroy” North Korea unless Pyongyang backs down from its nuclear challenge, mocking North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a “rocket man” on a suicide mission, a comment which was followed by loud murmuring around the assembly.

"If it the US forced to defend itself or its allies, we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea. Rocket man is on a suicide mission for himself and his regime" adding that North Korea’s pursuit of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles “threatens the entire world with unthinkable cost of human life.”

In his first, 41-minute long appearance at this annual gathering of world leaders, the president also took aim at Iran’s nuclear ambitions and regional influence, Venezuela’s collapsing democracy and the threat of Islamist extremists, while also criticizing the Cuban government.

On Iran, which he called an “economically depleted rogue state that exports violence"  Trump said the 2015 nuclear deal negotiated by Barack Obama was an embarrassment and hinted that he may not recertify the agreement when it comes up for a mid-October deadline. “I don’t think you’ve heard the last of it."

On Venezuela, Trump said the collapsing situation there “completely unacceptable” and said the United States cannot stand by and watch. He warned the United States was considering what further actions it can take. “We cannot stand by and watch."

Ultimately Trump reverted back to how he sees America's role in the world order, saying the United States does not seek to impose its will on other nations and will respect other countries’ sovereignty.

“I will defend America’s interests above all else. But in fulfilling our obligations to other nations we also realize it’s in everyone’s interest to seek a future where all nations can be sovereign, prosperous and secure.”

Selected speech highlights:

  • "I will always put America first just like you, the leaders of your countries, should put your countries first."
  • "We meet at a time of immense promise and great peril... It is up to us whether we will lift the world to new heights or let it fall into a valley of disrepair."
  • “The scourge of our planet is a group of rogue regimes"
  • “Rocket man is on a suicide mission for himself and his regime... The U.S. is ready, willing and able to take military action, but “hopefully that won’t be necessary”
  • "If it the US forced to defend itself or its allies, we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea"
  • “It’s time for North Korea to realize that de-nuclearization is its only acceptable future"
  • "it’s outrageous that nations would support North Korea and that rogue nation’s pursuit of missiles threatens the whole world"
  • "Problem in Venezuela is not that socialism has been poorly implemented, but that socialism has been faithfully implemented."
  • "Major portions of the world are in conflict and some, in fact, are going to hell"
  • "No nation should have to share a disproportionate share of the burden, militarily or financially"
  • “If the righteous many do not confront the wicked few, then evil will triumph.”
  • "The American people hope that one day soon the United Nations can be a much more accountable and effective advocate for human dignity and freedom around the world."
  • The “righteous many” must confront the “wicked few."

His full speech transcript below:

 

And in simple text:

Mr. Secretary General, Mr. President, world leaders, and distinguished delegates, welcome to New York. It is a profound honor to stand here in my home city as a representative of the American people to address the people of the world. As millions of our citizens continue to suffer the effects of the devastating hurricanes that have struck our country, I want to begin by expressing my appreciation to every leader in this room who has offered assistance and aid. The American people are strong and resilient, and they will emerge from these hardships more determined than ever before.
Fortunately, the United States has done very well since Election Day last November 8. The stock market is at an all-time high, a record. Unemployment is at its lowest level in 16 years, and because of our regulatory and other reforms, we have more people working in the United States today than ever before. Companies are moving back, creating job growth, the likes of which our country has not seen in a very long time, and it has just been announced that we will be spending almost $700 billion on our military and defense. Our military will soon be the strongest it has ever been. For more than 70 years, in times of war and peace, the leaders of nations, movements, and religions have stood before this assembly.
Like them, I intend to address some of the very serious threats before us today, but also the enormous potential waiting to be unleashed. We live in a time of extraordinary opportunity. Breakthroughs in science, technology, and medicine are curing illnesses and solving problems that prior generations thought impossible to solve. But each day also brings news of growing dangers that threaten everything we cherish and value. Terrorists and extremists have gathered strength and spread to every region of the planet. Rogue regimes represented in this body not only support terror but threaten other nations and their own people with the most destructive weapons known to humanity.
Authority and authoritarian powers seek to collapse the values, the systems, and alliances, that prevented conflict and tilted the word toward freedom since World War II. International criminal networks traffic drugs, weapons, people, force dislocation and mass migration, threaten our borders and new forms of aggression exploit technology to menace our citizens. To put it simply, we meet at a time of both immense promise and great peril. It is entirely up to us whether we lift the world to new heights, or let it fall into a valley of disrepair. We have it in our power, should we so choose, to lift millions from poverty, to help our citizens realize their dreams, and to ensure that new generations of children are raised free from violence, hatred, and fear.
This institution was founded in the aftermath of two world wars, to help shape this better future. It was based on the vision that diverse nations could cooperate to protect their sovereignty, preserve their security, and promote their prosperity. It was in the same period exactly 70 years ago that the United States developed the marshal plan to help restore Europe. Those these beautiful pillars, they are pillars of peace, sovereignty, security, and prosperity. The marshal plan was built on the noble idea that the whole world is safer when nations are strong, independent, and free. As president Truman said in his message to congress at that time, our support of European recovery is in full accord with our support of the united nations.
The success of the united nations depends upon the independent strength of its members. To overcome the perils of the present, and to achieve the promise of the future, we must begin with the wisdom of the past. Our success depends on a coalition of strong and independent nations that embrace their sovereignty, to promote security, prosperity and peace, for themselves and for the world. We do not expect diverse countries to share the same cultures, traditions or even systems of government, but we do expect all nations to uphold these two core sovereign duties, to respect the interests of their own people and the rights of every other sovereign nation.
This is the beautiful vision of this institution and this is the foundation for cooperation and success. Strong sovereign nations let diverse countries with different values, different cultures, and different dreams, not just coexist, but work side by side on the basis of mutual respect. Strong sovereign nations let their people take ownership of the future and control their own destiny. And strong sovereign nations allow individuals to flourish in the fullness of the life intended by god. In America, we do not seek to impose our way of life on anyone, but rather, to let it shine as an example for everyone to watch.
This week gives our country a special reason to take pride in that example. We are celebrating the 230th anniversary of our beloved constitution, the oldest constitution still in use in the world today. This timeless document has been the foundation of peace, prosperity and freedom for the Americans and for countless millions around the globe whose own countries have found inspiration in its respect for human nature, human dignity into, and the rule of law. The greatest in the united States constitution is its first three beautiful words. They are "We the people." Generations of Americans have sacrificed to maintain the promise of those words, the promise of our country and of our great history.
In America, the people govern, the people rule, and the people are sovereign. I was elected not to take power, but to give power to the American people where it belongs. In foreign affairs, we are renewing this founding principle of sovereignty. Our government's first duty is to its people, to our citizens, to serve their needs, to ensure their safety, to preserve their rights, and to defend their values. As president of the united States, I will always put America first. Just like you, as the leaders of your countries, will always and should always put your countries first. [ Applause ]
All responsible leaders have an obligation to serve their own citizens, and the nation state remains the best vehicle for elevating the human condition. But making a better life for our people also requires us to with work together in close harmony and unity, to create a more safe and peaceful future for all people.
The United States will forever be a great friend to the world and especially to its allies. But we can no longer be taken advantage of or enter into a one-sided deal where the united States gets nothing in return. As long as I hold this office, I will defend America's interests above all else, but in fulfilling our obligations to our nations, we also realize that it's in everyone's interests to seek the future where all nations can be sovereign, prosperous and secure.
America does more than speak for the values expressed in the united nations charter. Our citizens have paid the ultimate price to defend our freedom and the freedom of many nations represented in this great hall. America's devotion is measured on the battlefields where our young men and women have fought and sacrificed alongside of our allies. From the beaches of Europe, to the deserts of the Middle East, to the jungles of Asia, it is an eternal credit to the American character that even after we and our allies emerge victorious from the bloodiest war in history, we did not seek territorial expansion or attempt to oppose and impose our way of life on others. Instead, we helped build institutions such as this one to defend the sovereignty, security, and prosperity for all. For the diverse nations of the world, this is our hope.
We want harmony and friendship, not conflict and strife. We are guided by outcomes, not ideologies. We have a policy of principled realism, rooted in shared goal, interests, and values. That realism forces us to confront the question facing every leader and nation in this room, it is a question we cannot escape or avoid. We will slide down the path of complacency, numb to the challenges, threats, and even wars that we face, or do we have enough strength and pride to confront those dangers today so that our citizens can enjoy peace and prosperity tomorrow.
If we desire to lift up our citizens, if we aspire to the approval of history, then we must fulfill our sovereign duties to the people we faithfully represent. We must protect our nations, their interests and their futures. We must reject threats to sovereignty from the Ukraine to the south China sea. We must uphold respect for law, respect for borders, and respect for culture, and the peaceful engagement these allow.
And just as the founders of this body intended, we must work together and confront together those who threatens us with chaos, turmoil, and terror. The score of our planet today is small regimes that violate every principles that the united nations is based. They respect neither their own citizens nor the sovereign rights of their countries. If the righteous many do not confront the wicked few, then evil will triumph. When decent people and nations become bystanders to history, the forces of destruction only gather power and strength.
No one has shown more contempt for other nations and for the well-being of their own people than the depraved regime in North Korea. It is responsible for the starvation deaths of millions of north Koreans. And for the imprisonment, torture, killing and oppression of countless more. We were all witness to the regime's deadly abuse when an innocent American college student, Otto Warmbier, was returned to America, only to die a few days later.
We saw it in the assassination of the dictator's brother, using banned nerve agents in an international airport. We know it kidnapped a sweet 13-year-old Japanese girl from a beach in her own country, to enslave her as a language tutor for North Korea's spies. If this is not twisted enough, now North Korea's reckless pursuit of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles threatens the entire world with unthinkable loss of human life. It is an outrage that some nations would not only trade with such a regime, but would arm, supply and financially support a country that imperils the world with nuclear conflict.
No nation on Earth has an interest in seeing this band of criminals arm itself with nuclear weapons and missiles. The United States has great strength and patience, but if it is forced to defend itself or its allies, we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea. Rocket man is on a suicide mission for himself and for his regime. The United States is ready, willing and able, but hopefully this will not be necessary. That's what the united nations is all about. That's what the united nations is for. Let's see how they do.
It is time for North Korea to realize that the denuclearization is its only acceptable future. The united nations security council recently held two unanimous 15-0 votes adopting hard-hitting resolutions against North Korea, and I want to thank China and Russia for joining the vote to impose sanctions, along with all of the other members of the security council. Thank you to all involved. But we must do much more.
It is time for all nations to work together to isolate the Kim regime until it ceases its hostile behavior. We face this decision not only in North Korea, it is far past time for the nations of the world to confront another reckless regime, one that speaks openly of mass murder, vowing death to America, destruction to Israel, and ruin for many leaders and nations in this room.
The Iranian government masks a corrupt dictatorship behind the false guise of a democracy. It has turned a wealthy country, with a rich history and culture, into an economically depleted rogue state whose chief exports are violent, bloodshed and chaos. The longest suffering victims of Iran's leaders are, in fact, its own people. Rather than use its resources to improve Iranian live, its oil profits go to fund Hezbollah and other terrorists that kill innocent muslims and attack their peaceful Arab and Israeli neighbors.
This wealth, which rightly belongs to Iran's people, also goes to shore up bashar Al Assad's dictatorship, fuel Yemen's civil war, and undermine peace throughout the entire Middle East. We cannot let a murderous regime continue these destabilizing activities while building dangerous missiles and we cannot abide by an agreement if it provides cover for the eventual construction of a nuclear program. The Iran deal was one of the worst and most one-sided transactions the United States has ever entered into. Frankly, that deal is an embarrassment to the United States, and I don't think you've heard the last of it. Believe me.
It is time for the entire world to join us in demanding that Iran's government end its pursuit of death and destruction. It is time for the regime to free all Americans and citizens of other nations that they have unjustly detained. Above all, Iran's government must stop supporting terrorists, begin serving its own people, and respect the sovereign rights of its neighbors. The entire world understands that the good people of Iran want change, and other than the vast military power of the United States, that Iran's people are what their leaders fear the most. This is what causes the regime to restrict internet access, tear down satellite dishes, shoot unarmed student protesters, and imprison political reformers.
Oppressive regimes cannot endure forever, and the day will come when the people will face a choice. Will they continue down the path of poverty, bloodshed and terror, or will the Iranian people return to the nation's proud roots as a center of civilization, culture and wealth, where their people can be happy and prosperous once again. The Iranian regime's support for terror is in stark contrast to the recent commitments of many of its neighbors to fight terrorism and halt its finance, and Saudi Arabia early last year, I was greatly honored to address the leaders of more than 50 Arab and Muslim nations. We agreed that all responsible nations must work together to confront terrorists and the islamic extremism that inspires them.
We will stop radical islamic terrorism because we cannot allow it to tear up our nation and, indeed, to tear up the entire world. We must deny the terrorists' safe haven, transit, funding, and any form of support for their vile and sinister ideology. We must drive them out of our nation. It is time to expose and hold responsible those countries whose support and fi -- who support and finance terror groups like Al Qaeda, Hezbollah, the Taliban, and others that slaughter innocent people.
The United States and our allies are working together throughout the Middle East to crush the loser terrorists and stop the re-emergence of safe havens they use to launch attacks on all of our people. Last month I announced a new strategy for victory in the fight against this evil in Afghanistan. From now on, our security interests will dictate the length and scope of military operation, not arbitrary benchmarks and timetables set up by politicians. I have also totally changed the rules of engagement in our fight against the Taliban. And other terrorist groups.
In Syria and Iraq, we have made big gains toward lasting defeat of ISIS. In fact, our country has achieved more against ISIS in the last eight months than it has in many, many years combined. We seek the deescalation of the Syrian conflict, and a political solution that honors the will of the Syrian people. The actions of the criminal regime of Bashar Al Assad, including the use of chemical weapons against his own citizens, even innocent children, shock the conscience of every decent person. No society could be safe if banned chemical weapons are allowed to spread. That is why the United States carried out a missile strike on the air base that launched the attack.
We appreciate the efforts of the united nations' agencies that are providing vital humanitarian assistance in areas liberated from ISIS, and we especially thank Jordan, Turkey, and Lebanon for their role in hosting refugees from the Syrian conflict. The United States is a compassionate nation and has spent billions and billions of dollars in helping to support this effort. We seek an approach to refugee resettlement that is designed to help these horribly treated people and which enables their eventual return to their home countries to be part of the rebuilding process. For the cost of resettling one refugee in the United States, we can assist more than ten in their home region.
Out of the goodness of our hearts, we offer financial assistance to hosting countries in the region and we support recent agreements of the g-20 nations that will seek to host refugees as close to their home countries as possible. This is the safe, responsible, and humanitarian approach. For decades the United States has dealt with migration challenges, here in the western hemisphere.
We have learned that over the long term, uncontrolled migration is deeply unfair to both the sending and the receiving countries. For the sending countries, it reduces domestic pressure to pursue needed political and economic reform and drains them of the human capital necessary to motivate and implement those reforms. For the receiving countries, the substantial costs of uncontrolled migration are born overwhelmingly by low-income citizens whose concerns are often ignored by both media and government.
I want to salute the work of the united nations in seeking to address the problems that cause people to flee from their home. The united nations and African union led peacekeeping missions to have invaluable contributions in stabilizing conflict in Africa. The United States continues to lead the world in humanitarian assistance, including famine prevention and relief, in south Sudan, Somalia, and northern Nigeria and Yemen.
We have invested in better health and opportunity all over the world through programs like PEPFAR, which funds AIDS relief, the president's malaria initiative, the global health security agenda, the global fund to end modern slavery, and the women entrepreneur's finance initiative, part of our commitment to empowering women all across the globe.
We also thank -- [ applause ] We also thank the secretary general for recognizing that the united nations must reform if it is to be an effective partner in confronting threats to sovereignty, security, and prosperity. Too often the focus of this organization has not been on results, but on bureaucracy and process. In some cases, states that seek to subvert this institution's noble end, have hijacked the very systems that are supposed to advance them. For example, it is a massive source of embarrassment to the united nations that some governments with egregious human rights records sit on the U.N. Human rights council.
The United States is one out of 193 countries in the united nations, and yet we pay 22% of the entire budget and more. In fact, we pay far more than anybody realizes. The United States bears an unfair cost burden, but to be fair, if it could actually accomplish all of its stated goals, especially the goal of peace, this investment would easily be well worth it. Major portions of the world are in conflict and some, in fact, are going to hell, but the powerful people in this room, under the guidance and auspices of the united nations, can solve many of these vicious and complex problems. The American people hope that one day soon the united nations can be a much more accountable and effective advocate for human dignity and freedom around the world.
In the meantime we believe that no nation should have to bear a disproportionate share of the burden, militarily or financially. Nations of the world must take a greater role in promoting secure and prosperous societies in their own region. That is why in the western hemisphere the United States has stood against the corrupt destabilizing regime in Cuba and embraced the enduring dream of the Cuban people to live in freedom.
My administration recently announced that we will not lift sanctions on the Cuban government until it makes fundamental reforms. We have also imposed tough calibrated sanctions on the socialist Maduro regime in Venezuela which has brought a once thriving nation to the brink of total collapse. The socialist dictatorship of Nicolas Maduro has inflicted terrible pain and suffering on the good people of that country. This corrupt regime destroyed a prosperous nation -- prosperous nation, by imposing a failed ideology that has produced poverty and misery everywhere it has been tried. To make matters worse, Maduro has defied his own people, stealing power from their elected representatives, to preserve his disastrous rule. The Venezuelan people are starving and their country is collapsing. Their democratic institutions are being destroyed. The situation is completely unacceptable, and we cannot stand by and watch.
As a responsible neighbor and friend, we and all others have a goal -- that goal is to help them regain their freedom, recover their country, and restore their democracy. I would like to thank leaders in this room for condemning the regime and providing vital support to the Venezuelan people. The United States has taken important steps to hold the regime accountable. We are prepared to take further action if the government of Venezuela persists on its path to impose authoritarian rule on the Venezuelan people.
We are fortunate to have incredibly strong and healthy trade relationships with many of the Latin American countries gathered here today. Our economic bond forms a critical foundation for advancing peace and prosperity for all of our people and all of our neighbors. I ask every country represented here today to be prepared to do more to address this very real crisis. We call for the full restoration of democracy and political freedoms in Venezuela. [ Applause ] The problem in Venezuela is not that socialism has been poorly implemented, but that socialism has been faithfully implemented. [ Applause ]
From the soviet union to Cuba to Venezuela, wherever true socialism or communism has been adopted, it has delivered anguish and devastation and failure. Those who preach the tenants 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. Our respect for sovereignty is also a call for action. All people deserve a government that cares for their safety, their interests, and their well-being, including their prosperity. In America, we seek stronger ties of business and trade with all nations of goodwill, but this trade must be fair and it must be reciprocal.
For too long the American people were told that mammoth, multinational trade deals, unaccountable international tribunal and powerful global bureaucracies were the best way to promote their success. But as those promises flowed, millions of jobs vanished and thousands of factories disappeared. Others gamed the system and broke the rules, and our great middle class, once the bedrock of American prosperity, was forgotten and left behind, but they are forgotten no more and they will never be forgotten again.
While America will pursue cooperation and commerce with other nations, we are renewing our commitment to the first duty of every government, the duty of our citizens. This bond is the source of America's strength and that of every responsible nation represented here today. If this organization is to have any hope of successfully confronting the challenges before us, it will depend as president Truman said, some 70 years ago, on the independent strength of its members. If we are to embrace the opportunities of the future and overcome the present dangers together, there can be no substantive for strong, sovereign and independent nations, nations that are rooted in the histories and invested in their destiny, nations that seek allies to befriend, not enemies to conquer, and most important of all, nations that are home to men and women who are willing to sacrifice for their countries, their fellow citizens, and for all that is best in the human spirit.
In remembering the great victory that led to this body's founding, we must never forget that those heroes who fought against evil, also fought for the nations that they love. Patriotism led the polls to die to save Poland, the French to fight for a free France, and the Brits to stand strong for Britain. Today, if we do not invest ourselves, our hearts, our minds, and our nations, if we will not build strong families, safe communities and healthy societies for ourselves, no one can do it for us.
This is the ancient wish of every people and the deepest yearning that lives inside every sacred soul. So let this be our mission and let this be our message to the world. We will fight together, sacrifice together, and stand together for peace, for freedom, for justice, for family, for humanity, and for the all mighty god who made us all. Thank you, god bless you, god bless the nations of the world and god bless the United States of America. Thank you very much. [ Applause ]

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NugginFuts's picture

But I thought the United Nations was a failed organization that was outdated and should be scrapped? Now they're all powerful?

“The United Nations has such great potential but right now it is just a club for people to get together, talk and have a good time. So sad!” - DJT

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/donald-trump-united-nat...

HockeyFool's picture

The sounds you hear are not nukes going off, just libtard heads exploding. They really don't like Trump calling Kim shlong umf the Rocket Man.

I like his sense of humor. Libtards can't take a joke.

Shemp 4 Victory's picture

This speech will be remembered as The Full Retardest Speech.

fx's picture

The US has no business to meddle in venezuela. Boy, there are dozens of dictatorships around the world that would collapse tomorrow morning if the US just withdrew its support for the bastards who are slaughtering their own people. But yeah, lets turn to venezuela instead.

Trump didn't disappoint, for sure. He is a clueless warmongering idiot - anybody who had one iota of hope that he could/would change things on the international scene for the better should be cured by now. I surely am.

WTFRLY's picture

Orange Jesus doing the bidding of the Joo World Order, what a surprise

Bulgars's picture

This speech was more like a stand up comedy... What a joke he is.

Jim in MN's picture

It's a good speech.  Silly trolls.  Enjoy your Cheetos.  We'll enjoy winning.

If you bother to read, you'd see important details such as calling for a political settlement in Syria that respects the will of the people, and does NOT call for Assad's removal (despite a bit of 'criminal regime' rhetoric that could apply to nearly all countries). 

But, who reads any more? 

Have another Cheeto.  Hey, here, keep stuffing them in until you burst.

Instant Halloween costume. 

For losers.

07564111's picture

calling for a political settlement in Syria that respects the will of the people

LoL..I'm sure that the SAA will be pleased to hear that US ops will be leaving Deir Ezzor.

You're a fucking fool if you believe any shit the orange clown said at the UN.

JimmyJones's picture

"For decades the United States has dealt with migration challenges, here in the western hemisphere.

We have learned that over the long term, uncontrolled migration is deeply unfair to both the sending and the receiving countries. For the sending countries, it reduces domestic pressure to pursue needed political and economic reform and drains them of the human capital necessary to motivate and implement those reforms. For the receiving countries, the substantial costs of uncontrolled migration are born overwhelmingly by low-income citizens whose concerns are often ignored by both media and government."

 

Pure truth.

Bay of Pigs's picture

-1 for Trump stating the US has "dealt" with the "migration challenges for decades".

Most certainly a lie. We have not done a fucking thing to stop illegal immigrants from pouring in. The corporate lobbyists in DC have seen fit to prevent any reform on that issue because they all wanted a deep pool of unskilled cheap labor.

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beemasters's picture

Most problems are self-created, Trump. When you fail to reflect on and admit what ills the government has done at home or overseas, there will be no path to recovery.

Most politicians can and will do great speeches. In reality today, they will do the opposite. It's always the perception that counts. And more wars coming...

Trumps Speech to UN Sounds A Lot Like Bush in 2002
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TNDu8shixEk

BrownCoat's picture

@ Bay of Pigs,

I took it as "the US has had first had experience dealing with migration challenges." Not succeeding, just feeling the blow back.

mkkby's picture

Love seeing the snowflakes here freaking out in their safe spaces.

60 years of presidents have been trying diplomacy and sanctions on north korea. Now they have nukes and soon missiles to deliver them. Yet, what we hear from the left is MORE APPEASEMENT. Yeah, that'll work, just like it does with the diversity types in chicago and baltimore.

China's rabid dog needs to be smacked with a rolled up newspaper full of tomahawks. I call bullshit on the threat to Seoul. It takes a long time to batter a city with artillery shells. Months. At most one hundred would die before the guns are targeted and silenced. The initial air attack would easily take out missile sites -- those have been fully mapped out for years.

Shemp 4 Victory's picture

 

60 years of presidents have been trying diplomacy and sanctions on north korea.

Only if you define "diplomacy" as threats and sabre-rattling, which, by the way, is the standard US citizen definition.

Now they have nukes and soon missiles to deliver them.

Hardly surprising when you consider that the US has broken or otherwise walked away from every agreement it ever made regarding Korea. It's not like the DPRK hasn't made multiple reasonable offers to halt their missile and nuclear programs.

http://www.moonofalabama.org/2017/04/the-reason-behind-north-koreas-nucl...

Yet, what we hear from the left is MORE APPEASEMENT.

Oh, look, a chest-thumping party pussy. So much easier to blame Them® (left, right, whatever) than to think, because thinking is such a strange, unfamiliar, even foreign concept for US citizens.

China's rabid dog needs to be smacked with a rolled up newspaper full of tomahawks.

Oh, look, another murderbator. Isn't that special?

I call bullshit on the threat to Seoul. It takes a long time to batter a city with artillery shells. Months. At most one hundred would die before the guns are targeted and silenced.

Behold the bravado of the Internet Tough Guy. Of course, when you're ignorant and don't live anywhere near Seoul, it's easy to feign bravery. As for your figure of 100 deaths, you just made that up, didn't you? There's no other way you could have arrived at such a number.

You are aware, aren't you (rhetorical - of course you're not), that tens of thousands of artillery pieces are aimed at Seoul? Let's take a reasonable estimate, say 25,000 artillery pieces, and a reasonable rate of fire of 4 rounds per minute, and see what happens. That would mean that a million shells would land on Seoul within the first ten minutes. Sure, some of them would be duds, but even a failure rate of 25% would see 750,000 shells exploding on Seoul. Granted, after ten minutes you could expect counter-battery fire to begin destroying DPRK artillery, but it would take time. Clearly one could expect a few million shells to land on Seoul.

Lastly, war with the DPRK could end up costing the US trillions of dollars, so please, no tantrums when your taxes go up.

http://nationalinterest.org/feature/why-war-north-korea-could-cost-trill...

mkkby's picture

What a hoot. The DMZ is 160 miles long, and Nork has thousands of miles of border/coast to defend. Yet you assume every gun is aimed at Seoul.

More likely number is 5%.

Keep the tears flowing, fag. Great entertainment for normies.

Juggernaut x2's picture

"Iran's govt should share the oil wealth with the people"- LMFAO. 

therover's picture

Venezuela = oil.

Nuff said.

peopledontwanttruth's picture

Globalization is over. Babylon the Great is falling
Blood is thicker than water

cheech_wizard's picture

But you have to agree, this statement is right on the money...

  • "Problem in Venezuela is not that socialism has been poorly implemented, but that socialism has been faithfully implemented."

Standard Disclaimer: A lack of toilet paper and recipe books for zoo animals comes to mind.

veritas semper vinces's picture

The problem in Venezuela is years and years of US interference,as in Monroe doctrine and imperialism. Socialism was a resistence movement to American Imperialism.From their point of view,it's better to have the oil of the country in the hands of the Venezuela State ,than in the hands of US corporations.From our point of view,this is worse.

See,it's a matter of perspective.

Bernie Madolf's picture

The problem in Venezuela is that they don't have a RC CB.

WildBlue's picture

Interesting.  Please list the first two dozen.  Thanks.

Lugnut's picture

"Problem in Venezuela is not that basket oil currencies have been poorly implemented, but that basket oil currencies  have been faithfully implemented"

The Wizard's picture

Notice the contradictions in his speech. He tells other nations to do this, not do this and touts nationalism. This is someone who is an imperalist, not a nationalist. He is far from the founding principles of this nation.  He is promoting an elitist Deep State agenda. To preserve American culture he should focus on America at home.

Trump is behaving like a true politician forgetting much of what spoke of in the past.

BrownCoat's picture

@ The Wizard,

Try listening to the speech. Trump made many references to "nation" and "nations." It probably made the globalists cringe.

Trump also stated he was opposed to imperalism.

"we do expect all nations to uphold these two core sovereign duties, to respect the interests of their own people and the rights of every other sovereign nation."

Crazy Or Not's picture

The US has no business to meddle in venezuela...etc

Agreed, killing because you don't like or agree with people is called Tyranny.
Sadly Trump has not grown into the Presidency, it's overwhelmed & "swamped" him. 
Blowing up potentially millions of people to prove a point is insane.
The only sane approach is negociation and diplomacy...The UN was INVENTED to prevent war, not formulate excuses to go into one.  Get a table and sit round it with Russia and China, first guy to leave without a workable peace deal gets shot. Presidents are employed to fix shit like this not shit all over it!

BrownCoat's picture

Trump pointed out problems he sees in the world. The list was long!

Trump really slammed authoritarian regimes (ironic considering the USSA police state is worse today than 20 years ago).

"Problem in Venezuela is not that socialism has been poorly implemented, but that socialism has been faithfully implemented." He then called for Venezuela to embrace its former democratic political process. Not even the MIC can impose democracy at the point of a gun.

Beowulf55's picture

"He is a clueless warmongering idiot."

This is not the change a lot of people voted for when they voted for Trump. 

I officially call it.........Trump MAGA is dead.  The swamp won.

 

Bay of Pigs's picture

I read several paragraphs and finally gave up. The speech was absolute bullshit.

Obviously, the trolls and idiots down voting you didn't bother reading it either or they would be in agreement with your correct assessment.

07564111's picture

that will be team hasbara lending support to their orange fist puppet.

Jim in MN's picture

Which paragraphs did you read?  Care to summarize?

Oh wait you're a lying troll.  Never mind. 

Maybe the subtitles on Elmo's World would be about your speed.

Bay of Pigs's picture

WTF are you talking about Jim? The first 3-4 paragraphs contained several blatant lies and total distortion of the facts. Did you miss those or just scroll past and ignore them like so many do?

Calling me a troll? That's pretty rich considering that I've given Trump every chance to prove the critics wrong and he has failed spectacularly on almost every level. His speech was fucking insane.

ReturnOfDaMac's picture

And the world accepts "this" as its leader and its fiat "dollards" as the worlds reserve currency.  This makes the whole world just as retarded as us ... winning!

veritas semper vinces's picture

The hilarious part was about Iran supporting "terrorist" organizations like Hezbollah. You can see the speech was written by Bibi Satanyahoo.The only thing lacking was a cartoon showing the Iranian bomb(almost ready to explode for 20 years now). Maybe his son,Barron ,was too busy to do the cartoon? How about that US  UN envoy embarrassment,Nikki ?

What a shame!

Remember Mr. Putin's speech 2 years ago? That was a historical one! Well,each country has the leader they deserve.

BrownCoat's picture

I watched it on Trump News (youtube). It was great! First political speech I've heard in its entirety in years.

A lot of pie in the sky stuff. It surprised me that he called out so many nations in a bad way (NK and Iran at the top). He also indirectly slammed a few more.

RT calls it a "Make the world great again" speech. That may be a mock, but Trump said a lot of stuff I agree with.

He said the US has made more progress in Syria in 8 months than the US has made in years. I took that as a slam on the Commie Kenyan. Also, that progress was probably because the CIA is no longer stirring the pot and Russia and Iran are doing the heavy lifting... but I don't really watch Syria that closely, so I could be wrong.

chunga's picture

Tyler says he takes some shots at the Saudis but I can't find that part.

BrownCoat's picture

@ Chunga,

Start at "We will stop radical islamic terrorism because we cannot allow it to tear up our nation"

Trump did not call the Saudis out by name. The CNN camera focused on the Saudi delegation at about this point. As you know, the Saudi's are the ones promoting radical islam worldwide. 

This was just after Trump named Iran for supporting terrorism. Together, the Shia and Sunnis will continue to fight each other forever. The trick is to keep them as far from the West as possible. It looks like Europe failed. The camel already has its nose in the US (specifically Minneapolis and Detroit, but really a Muslim terror cell in every major US city).

Golden Breakout's picture

My name is Donald Shmump and I have a big fat dong with orange pubes, and I will beat you down with it if you provoke me!

general ambivalent's picture

I think the real questions should be, 'Is Trump an albino?' And, 'Where is his birth certificate?' The evidence:

5 kids from 3 different women; loud; vulgar; treats women like mothers or animals; prone to sexual assault; likes to show off his bling; brags all the time; has mild retardation; neglects his kids (pimped his own daughter to Jews and gave autism to his son); hasn't seen his father in DECADES.
land_of_the_few's picture

He forgot to ask you the most important quaestion - when did you stop beating your wife?

general ambivalent's picture

It's, 'Have you stopped beating your wife?' Fucking retard makes a terrible joke and somehow doesn't even get his own joke.

The absolute state of right-wing snowflakes...

UmbilicalMosqueSweeper's picture

Libtards ARE a joke...a dirty one.

GUS100CORRINA's picture

My response: Looks like GOD just sounded His 'TRUMP'et to the WORLD.

For evil to triump, all that need happen is for the rightoous, moral many to be silent.

Interesting!!!

Jim in MN's picture

It will be really interesting when the media bothers to report that we already have peace in the Middle East, and international attention turns to human trafficking, slavery and drug/gun running.

Really, really interesting.

The will of the Lord certainly doesn't lack for surprises.

general ambivalent's picture

In other words, you have a terrible sense of humour...

07564111's picture

the orangeutan is an idiot.

 

In America, the people govern, the people rule, and the people are sovereign.

 

HaHaHaHa comedy goldman