by Sharon Rondeau

(Sep. 24, 2019) — Shortly after 10:00 a.m. EDT, President Trump is scheduled to speak to the United Nations General Assembly, perhaps on a variety of topics, but according to former Deputy National Security Adviser K.T. McFarland, Trump will stress the need for the world to devise a strategy to deal with Iran.

According to Bill Hemmer of Fox News and The Wall Street Journal Tuesday, three European countries have formally stated their agreement with the United States’ claim that Iran was behind the September 14 attack on Saudi Arabian oil plants.

On Monday, Trump addressed a group on the subject of religious liberty.

He began his remarks to the UNGA at 10:13 a.m., immediately describing what he sees as a prosperous United States in the areas of employment, energy production, freedom from regulations, expanded manufacturing, and a revitalized military.

“If you want freedom, take pride in your country,” he said.  “The future does not belong to globalists.”

He moved on to trade, particularly what he sees as China’s troubling pattern of “gaming the system at others’ expense.”

In response to China’s policies, Trump said, he placed $5 billion in tariffs on that nation’s products coming in to the U.S.  “I will not accept a bad deal for the American people,” he said.

At 10:24, he said that China should “protect Hong Kong’s freedom” in light of weeks of protests there over proposed changes to extradition law.

At 10:25, Trump began to discuss Iran and the sanctions the U.S. has placed on its government.  “As long as Iran’s menacing behavior continues, sanctions will not be lifted; they will be tightened,” he said.

Trump claimed that “four decades of failure” have brought Iran to the position of world pariah and that its leaders should pursue freedom for the people.

He said the U.S. wishes to be at peace and to do away with “endless wars,” shifting to Afghanistan.  “Unfortunately, the Taliban has chosen to continue its savage attacks,” he said at 10:31.

From there, he said that “mass illegal migration” is “unfair” and “unsustainable” to the “receiving countries” and exploits those traveling to get there through human smuggling.  He then decried “open-border activists.”  “You are empowering organizations that prey on innocent men, women and children,” he said.

He later denounced “socialism” and “communism” as the killer of millions, pledging that “America will never be a socialist country.”

Trump said that large social-media companies should not practice censorship.  He stressed an initiative championed by his daughter, Ivanka Trump, to empower women to launch businesses around the world and said that “innocent life” should be protected along with religious liberty.

He pledged to “always uphold” the Second Amendment, the right to “keep and bear arms.”

At 10:48, he advised UNGA members to “lift up your nations,” again invoking the concept of “liberty” and gave his vision for a more peaceful world.

His remarks concluded at 10:49.


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  1. The greatest speech ever in the whole history of the UN.

    You could’ve heard a pin drop.

    As a representative of the Indian tribes of America, we agreed with everything Trump said.

    It is true that many of our tribe’s younger generation think that getting stoned and drunk is a acceptable way of life, but they are a small — yet vocal — segment of us Indians.

    Trust me: not speak with forked tongue: we support Trump 110%.

  2. I was in-agreement with the words of President Trump as presented in this article – up until the statement: “He pledged to “always uphold” the Second Amendment, the right to “keep and bear arms.””

    I did not hear President Trump’s speech to the UNGA and I hope that he would have recited the whole single grammatical sentence that comprises the Second Amendment.

    Here’s why:
    Is it any wonder why politicians and judges continue to undermine our God-given right to possess and bear arms? Authors of anti-gun control, even members of the NRA (National Rifle Association) do not get it right. These so-called promoters of gun rights do not properly explain the Second Amendment.

    When framing the U.S. Constitution our Founding Fathers did not mince words, use needless phrases, nor leave doubt in the mind of the reader, although in hind-sight they could have explained what constitutes a natural born Citizen. The Second Amendment reads: “A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.” One sentence formed by the Founding Fathers that is plain and simple to understand, except for Liberal Loons and RINOs.

    The Second Amendment has no ‘exception’ clauses, phrases, nor sentences.

    Many pro and con debaters imply that the Second Amendment grants authority to keep and bear arms. Not so. The Second Amendment does not GRANT the citizens of the U.S. the right to keep and bear ‘arms’. The Second Amendment commands lawmakers not to make ANY laws that ban or restrict the God-given right to keep and bear any ’arms’.

    All ‘arms’ laws directed at non-incarcerated U.S. citizens, including the laws requiring the need to be licensed to ‘carry’, are unConstitutional.

    When the Department of Justice starts prosecuting lawmaking politicians at all levels of government that make ANY laws that ‘infringe’ on our God-given right to keep and bear arms of any type, that’s the day that the Second Amendment will be understood.

    The Second Amendment was not enacted to make sure you had a weapon for buck season, but to make sure that citizens can protect themselves from a tyrannical government by making it illegal to make laws contrary to our God-given rights. Focus on prosecuting lawmakers (aka politicians), not the U.S. citizens, when it comes to the Second Amendment.