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Minster of Foreign Affairs only speaker snubbed at Assembly

Postby coffeeFreak » Nov 30th, 2012, 9:36 pm

A comparison of the reception received by five consecutive speakers at the UN General Assembly, 44th Plenary Meeting, Question of Palestine on November 29, 2012. Canada's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Conservative MP John Baird is received in silence - the only speaker to receive this snub from the Assembly. Stephen Harper is destroying Canada's reputation around the world. Speak out against his radical agenda - defend Canada. Made by Kevin Bourassa (Twitter @KevinBourassa)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZhfWv6Sds4



http://webtv.un.org/watch/canada-question-of-palestine-general-assembly-44th-plenary-meeting/1998380448001/Unit
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Re: Minster of Foreign Affairs only speaker snubbed at Assem

Postby Glacier » Nov 30th, 2012, 10:23 pm

At least the Conservative government has finally done something right... even if it isn't popular.
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Re: Minster of Foreign Affairs only speaker snubbed at Assem

Postby grammafreddy » Nov 30th, 2012, 10:26 pm

^^^ Ditto that ^^^
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Re: Minster of Foreign Affairs only speaker snubbed at Assem

Postby steven lloyd » Nov 30th, 2012, 11:26 pm

^^^ tritto that ^^^
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Re: Minster of Foreign Affairs only speaker snubbed at Assem

Postby Smurf » Dec 1st, 2012, 7:35 am

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Re: Minster of Foreign Affairs only speaker snubbed at Assem

Postby Sn0man » Dec 1st, 2012, 7:52 am

Glacier wrote:At least the Conservative government has finally done something right... even if it isn't popular.

What exactly might that be?
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Re: Minster of Foreign Affairs only speaker snubbed at Assem

Postby SmokeOnTheWater » Dec 1st, 2012, 8:48 am

Glacier wrote:At least the Conservative government has finally done something right... even if it isn't popular.


You know Harpo the Bozo prefer if you called it the " Harper Government ". What exactly has he done right ? And if it's not popular, why not ?
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Re: Minster of Foreign Affairs only speaker snubbed at Assem

Postby j watson » Dec 1st, 2012, 3:41 pm

I couldn't care less what the Assembly at the UN thinks of Canada or it's foriegn affairs minister. Anyone who thinks that we are closer to peace in the middle east now is as mislead as the 148 dopes who voted in favor. IMHO.
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Postby rutland1 » Dec 1st, 2012, 4:31 pm

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Re: Minster of Foreign Affairs only speaker snubbed at Assem

Postby SurplusElect » Dec 1st, 2012, 11:08 pm

Israel is the US's biggest arms purchaser. A whole lot of scratching.

Glacier wrote:... even if it isn't popular.


As described here

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/commenta ... le4199522/
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Re: Minster of Foreign Affairs only speaker snubbed at Assem

Postby j watson » Dec 2nd, 2012, 7:00 am

Surpluselect, the article makes vague reference to 'Israel's growing unpopularity in Canada' yet provided no statistics. Further, I don't look forward to the day when Canadian political parties start pandering to the Muslim vote. Do you?
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Re: Minster of Foreign Affairs only speaker snubbed at Assem

Postby Glacier » Dec 2nd, 2012, 5:29 pm

The Palestinian terrorist group Hamas, which controls the small terrorist base camp called Gaza, went to war against Israel last month, raining down hundreds of rockets on Israeli civilian areas.

As a reward, last Thursday the United Nations recognized Palestine as a state.

Not a full membership voting state, but a “non-member observer state.”

So this terrorist compound now has the same status at the UN as the Vatican.

Taiwan, for comparison, is not recognized as a member state. In the eyes of the United Nations, a terrorist group is morally superior to Taiwan, a liberal democracy, and ally of the west and freedom generally.

But of course they’ve done this. The UN, which was formed in the wake of the Second World War in part to stop a repeat of Hitler’s carnage, has become the greatest force for modern anti-Semitism, with a constant stream of anti-Israel resolutions. The UN regularly condemns Israel, the sole liberal democracy in the Middle East, but acts as a lawyer for every dictator from Iran to Syria to Egypt — really, anyone who hates Jews or America.

Canadians should be proud that our country stood up against the Saudi Arabias and Russias and Irans of the world, and voted against giving this moral victory to terrorists.

There are many reasons why giving a reward to Palestinian terrorists is wrong. The most obvious is just that: It’s a moral reward for terrorists.

Second, it’s siding with one side of a two-sided dispute, the other side of which is a democratic country called Israel.

Israel and the Palestinians have a number of negotiations under way, some of them supervised or even governed by the United Nations. Why would the UN pre-empt those negotiations, prejudge their outcome, and reward Hamas with this victory?

This isn’t just taking sides against Israel. It’s taking sides against Palestinian Arabs too. In every single negotiation between the two sides, a major demand by Israel is for the Palestinians to set up their own democratic institutions — independent courts, a free press, banks that aren’t just thieved by Palestinian bosses, and so on.

The Israeli theory is that a free, democratic Palestine would be far less likely to go to war against Israel than a Palestine run by terrorist warlords.

So this UN resolution doesn’t just undo Israel, it undoes ordinary Palestinians. It’s the UN saying they like the way things are done in Gaza right now — Shariah law, executions in the street, a permanent terrorist culture.


But there’s something else. What precedent does this set at the UN in terms of recognizing a separatist movement that has not negotiated its own success, but rather engages in violence?

If the UN can grant observer state status to the PLO and Hamas for Palestine, why not for Quebec?

Quebec had its terrorist group, too — the Front de Liberation du Quebec. If they petitioned the UN, would they be granted state status?

How about Northern Ireland and the IRA?

Or even the armed Mohawk warriors at Oka?

All of these groups oppose the democratic, liberal countries they’re affiliated with. Would the UN dare to interfere with Canadian or U.K. sovereignty? Why not? They just did it to Israel.

Canada should leave the United Nations, and be part of a new league of democracies. Let the dictators have their own club — not with us in it, and not in New York, please.

But as long as we’re in the UN, the least we can do is to stop forking over hundreds of millions of dollars a year to UN projects — including to UN-run schools in Gaza that teach anti-semitism along with Arabic and math.


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Re: Minster of Foreign Affairs only speaker snubbed at Assem

Postby sobrohusfat » Feb 12th, 2013, 4:31 am

And Canadians should really care what these U.N. jokers think about us? ...


Voted in December as vice presidents of the U.N. Human Rights Council for 2013 were the nations of Mauritania and the Maldives, both of which permit the death penalty for renouncing Islam. In Mauritania, a person so charged has three days to repent for a lesser sentence.

An August 2012 dispatch in London's The Guardian reported widespread acceptance of slavery conditions in Mauritania, affecting as many as 800,000 of the 3.5 million population.

Said one abolitionist leader, "Today we have the slavery that American plantation owners dreamed of in that the slaves believe their condition is necessary to get to paradise."

Reuters via Yahoo News, 12-10-2012; The Guardian, 8-14-2012
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Re: Minster of Foreign Affairs only speaker snubbed at Assem

Postby FreeRights » Feb 14th, 2013, 7:35 am

j watson wrote:Surpluselect, the article makes vague reference to 'Israel's growing unpopularity in Canada' yet provided no statistics. Further, I don't look forward to the day when Canadian political parties start pandering to the Muslim vote. Do you?

Err, it's not about picking sides between Palestine and Israel (or Islam and Judaism), it's about objectively dealing with issues that are wrong. Like, for example, Israel's expansion onto Palestine land by building establishments.
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Re: Minster of Foreign Affairs only speaker snubbed at Assem

Postby sobrohusfat » Feb 14th, 2013, 5:24 pm

FreeRights wrote:it's about objectively dealing with issues that are wrong. Like, for example, Israel's expansion onto Palestine land by building establishments.



There has been absolutely no Israeli building of establishments on the East side of the Jordan river as far as i know.
Good thing because that would just be wrong.
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