One Correction: His speech was to the South Korean Assembly.I doubt Lil' Kim the Rocket Man would allow him to speak to the NORK Politburo. ;-)
You're right, of ci]urse, although he certainly DID address North Korea vividly, brilliantly and in no uncertain terms FROM the chamber of the SOUTH KOREAN Assembly.FOX billed the speech as "TRUMP ADDRESSES KOREA."Did you see it? It was decidedly the best thing out yesterday or many weeks past.
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Thank you, TC. The item you poste is perfectly en rapport with President Trump's pointed, unequivocal observations on life in North Korea last night.
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This post is about President Trump's speech to South Korea, it's tone, it's meaning and and it's possible ramifications. We are NOT here to discuss President Obama pro OR con.
Sorry, Les. THIS post is focised on President Trump's speech last night to the South Korean Assembly.I strongly urge you watch the video, listen carefully not only to the WORDS but to the TONE of the president's remarks, and then get back to us with appropriate reaction.
So, I listened to the speech. I don't know precisely what you mean by appropriate reaction but here are my impressions.A) A well written speech overall. I do question the segment Trump was lauding his perceived accomplishments since his inauguration and do not believe it added anything of value considering the audience and the broader purpose. He had a good speech writer on board for this one.B) Probably the best delivery I have heard from Trump. Measured, solemn, a degree of sincerity, and he seemed at ease delivering this one.C) I agree with Silverfiddle, and I I sure Little Kim will have something to say in response.D) As much as I distrust Trump and his motives I will say he sounded presidential. Perhaps he is "growing into his job". We can hope.E) I shall wait and observe with an eye towards whether Trump continues to mature or whether he lapses back into the "old Donald" Reality Show host.Overall grade, B.
All right, Les. That's a great improvement over the callous, categorical, formulaic dismissal of everything our president does to which we are treated routinely by his detractors.It sounds as though you really did listen to him ths time, and your assessment is fair enough considerng the rejection with unbridled animosity you have displayed towards him in other venues.Whether for good or for ill ALL presidents have speechwriters. I, personally, would prefer it if the we simply allowed our leaders to be themselves, and required them to write their own remarks. However, I was tremendously impressed –– as Ihave been on may prior occasions –– when Mr. Trump –– first as candidate, then as president –– delivered serious, well-measured remarks in a tone worthy of respect and admiration. As I've said many times here and elsewhere, I took the time to LISTEN to him very carefully, because I too felt he was an outlandish person for the job as Leader of the Free World –– at first –– but I gradually changed my mind, because I LISTENED. His speechwriter r writers may have been as good as you aver, but it takes an extraordinary individual tobe able to DLIVER an address like that when the ENTiRE WORLD is WATCHING with such poise, understated passion and conviction. I am always concerned more with TONE than with mere WORDS. It takes an artist with the stature of a Judith Anderson, a Laurence Olivier, a Katherine Cornell, a Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, a Maurice Evans or a Kevin Kline to bring Shakespeare to life.Mr. Trump may be no Laurence Olivier, but considering the flat, dull monotony, raucous shouting, or horrible, homespun "Hickphonics" to which most politicians treat us Mr. Trump at his best is a glorious treat to behold –– Noo Yawk accent and all. };^)>I believe he is SINCERE, and I who have been around a ling time now, have never been anyoe's food when it comes to detecting the INTENT behind the words.
The problem I have always had with Trump is not his intelligence so mucb as it is what I have considered to be his lack of sincerity, empathy, understanding, and a tendency to "shoot from the hip". I did not see it in this speech. We all, if we are honest with ourselves, will admidt we carry some prejudice around with us. Prejudice can be justified based on circumstances that cased it or it can be unjustified. Having spent most of my life in managerial positions responsible for overseeing the activities of others I'd like to think I acquired through experience the ability to "read" folks pretty well through both their verbal and non verbal communications. Give Trump's vrtu public history and his recent statements I believe he has prejudices that in my view are not understandablt justifiable.It has been said the presidency changes people, sometimes profoundly, and this is certainly what I hope to see in Trump ie more of the tone and tenor in the speech given in SK. What troubles me is the possibility Trump may fall into the old adage "a leopard can't change its spots". We'll have to wait and see. I sincerly hope for the formerrather than the later.
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Timothy the Tattler saidFreeThinke wrote this at Kid's blog:NEVER read or listen to ANYTHING the ENEMDIA has to say ABOUT President Trump. Listen to the MAN, HIMSELF, instead, and learn what a great guy he really is.I can see that he has grown tremendously since he first descended that esclator at Trump Tower to announce his candidacy.Last night's speech was brilliantly written, and beautifully delivered.DON'T watch the "NEWS." Instead watch the PRESIDENT'S SPEECH. It should make your day a great deal brighter.Thanks for that, FreeThinke. I just thought it ought to be said here too.
THANK YOU, Timothy!Right on!
Epic and Awesome Speech.
Thanks, Kid. You said the following at your own blog, and I think it well worth repeating here. I hope you don't mind?FT, I agree, not even Fox gets the message out well. Trump has to keep Tweeting.DJT can say inaccurate things, be an ass at times, but deep down he a good man. Melania wouldn't still be around and his kids wouldn't be who they are either [if that were not true]. He really cares for Americans. First one since Reagan. This time last year I had no idea who he would be.Having said that I don't pay over much attention to Trump the person, but Trump's agenda –– what is getting done or not done. I think he has gotten soft with the Congress because that tax plan the house came with is bullshit as was their healthcare plan.We have a chance to pick up some conservatives in 2018. 25 dems are defending and 15 are in real trouble, also some RINOS may be taken out.
I found the speech a bit long. Perhaps President Trump is better delivering his terse targeted comments on 140 character tweets, rather than a long speech like this.The world was and is divided just as Korea is divided. It goes back a long way and is no accident. And to pretend that a global government, when and if it is ever imposed will not be brutally totalitarian in nature just isn't real. Life described in North Korea today by Mr. Trump will be the everyday life of all left on this planet if the world ruling globalists have their way.
If you enjoyed President Trump's speech, here's a speech about North Korea from somebody that has experienced life in North Korea:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ufhKWfPSQOw
I look forward to listening to thag later, Waylon.It's good to see you here again.
Wouldn't it be interesting if the media reported this sort of thing. And especially the truly One Of A Kind Historic visit to China by President Donald J Trump.
You sure go]t that right, Kid. I've long been aware that the ENEMEDIA (my pet name for the bastards) has been able to shape Public Opinion as much by what they do NOT report as by the distorted, heavily biased, sometimes wholly fictonal CRAP they normally give us.
We The Deplorables stand with Roy Moore, until he’s PROVEN to be Guilty!
I certainly agree withl that, even though it IS Off-Topic, Jose.In OUR system of Justice, EVERYONE accused of wrongdoing MUST be considered INNOCENT until PROVEN GUILTY.
HAHAHAHA. Can't believe anyone was stupid enough to be impressed by Fat Donnie reading a teleprompter! I guess anyone who'd back a child diddler though would be impressed by baby hands Donnie who is also an admitted sexual assaulter.
Hey FreesThinke, you do absolutely no good for liberals and your "cause" with BS like this. BTW, every president uses the teleprompter, or have you forgotten your chagrin when conservatives made fun of Obama for doing the same? Why be a hypocrite?
Good. I'm a REAL conservative therefore I didn't fall for the liberal conman Trump and his scheme to rip off the country. The ones who did are NOT real conservatives no matter how much they whine that they are.
I did some leg work FreeThinke and the text of this speech can be found at the link below.https://www.voanews.com/a/text-of-trump-speech-to-south-korean-national-assembly-/4106294.html
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