Netanyahu Delivered a Powerful Speech

I watched Bibi’s speech on Fox News where Bret Baeir and Charles Krauthammer were doing the analysis. As Netanyahu entered the chamber and was being welcomed by the Congressmen, Bret said “It’s not a state of the union, but it looks like one.”

Bibi speech

In his opening remarks, Netanyahu made a point to give a shout out to Harry Reid, someone who clearly cannot stand him. “It’s good to see you back on your feet. It’s true what they say – you can’t keep a good man down.” This speaks volumes about the class act that is Benjamin Netanyahu. He also heaped praise on O and listed the number of times O has come to Israel’s aid over the years, and referred to John Kerry as his old friend.

Why such praise? I think it’s partially to put to rest the stories that O doesn’t support Israel, and partially an attempt to guilt O into taking a different direction regarding the Iran deal.

After opening remarks, he began talking about why he’s here – the peace and safety of Israel as well as the US. He listed many of the events that point out the brutality of Iran, and the deadly threat they pose not only to Israel, but to American interests around the world as well. He stressed that Iran and ISIS are both our enemies and “they are competing for the crown of militant Islam.”  He said when it comes to Iran, “the enemy of your enemy….is your enemy.”

The deal, he said, “doesn’t block Iran’s path to the bomb. It paves Iran’s path to the bomb.” He reminded the audience of Iran’s deep history of funding terror and threatening Israel. He made it a point several times to say what a bad deal this is and that no deal would be better than a bad one.

I counted 19 standing ovations and three in succession when he stated what Iran needs to do. They need to stop the aggression, stop supporting terrorism around the world and stop threatening to annihilate Israel.

The biggest point he made was when he stated that “even if Israel has to stand alone, Israel will stand.” I’d say that makes it pretty clear, even for O.

What did you think of his speech?

~Kathy

Click here for a full transcript of his speech.

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30 Responses to Netanyahu Delivered a Powerful Speech

  1. I.R. Wayright says:

    It was a great warning speech that should be heeded. But it will not be. Way too much common sense and history for the liberal mind to comprehend. Find a copy, print it out and save it so that someday, when your grandchildren ask why they have to wear a towel on their heads or a niqab/burkha/whatever, you can hand them the words PM Netanyahu spoke today and tell them, “This is why. We were warned but did not act in time to stop the spread of militant jihadists.”

    • Kathy says:

      Were we to print it, we’d have to hide it away somewhere, because once we’re wearing that garb, it’ll be too late to speak of anything relating to Israel.

      You’re right – this bunch in DC will not heed his words.

  2. Bullright says:

    Biden’s absence speaks volumes. It reminds me that Obama has never made a case for what they are doing. But powerful and eloquent …way upstaging Obama. He also destroyed Obama’s straw men. Now their attacks come.

    • Kathy says:

      Yep, it didn’t take long for the attacks to start flying this afternoon. I expect Unca Joe was just following boss man’s lead, and Bibi probably expected that too.

  3. Hardnox says:

    I watched the entire speech. I thought it excellent. It also made me pine for the day when we had such a leader.

    PM Netanyahu was spot on with his assessments and warnings. Iran cannot nor should ever be trusted. No other conversation needed. If Iran joined the peaceful nations of the world, and had a history of such behavior, then there would be no concern. Instead Iran has been part of the “Axis of Evil” for decades. That is an historical fact completely lost on the left and sadly many on the right.

    Iran and the rest of the islamonazis have declared their intensions very clearly in plain and simple words. Why is that so few supposedly smart people refuse or cannot understand simple words?

    Lastly, and off-topic, it must be remembered that Iran is responsible for many the majority of our military wounded and dead via Iran’s material and technical support of our islamonazi foes.

    • Kathy says:

      I appreciated that he let O and the world know that Israel will stand alone if she needs to. We should be so lucky to have a leader of his character.

      • I.R. Wayright says:

        Obama complained that Netanyahu offered no new constructive solutions. Well, there is a simple explanation for that. There are NO constructive solutions to be had with the mad mullahs of Iran, There are only destructive solutions. The only question is, how much time do we have before the hammer is dropped?

        • Kathy says:

          True, IR, there are no constructive solutions, something that O fails to realize. But Netanyahu did state what Iran needs to do, or stop doing. If O weren’t one of those mad mullahs, all he has to do is push those 3 points. Like Bibi said, we can walk away without a deal – they’ll be back.

        • Blessed B. says:

          It’s not Bibi’s place to give new constructive solutions! That is up to the American Government to figure out! If Bibi had given definite solutions to the problem , obi would have been whining that Bibi was meddling in American politics.

          I agree with Kathy…. the 3 points that Bibi made are great starting points!

  4. CW says:

    Maybe Netanhayu is a fan of Oscar Wilde (“Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.”)

    Thanks for the summary, Kathy. I haven’t had a chance to read the speech yet but I will.

    I’m glad the speech seemed to go well but it’s a sad day when congress has to invite a leader from another country to make the case for why the U.S. shouldn’t engage in self-defeating negotiations with rogue nations. It’s also a sad day when the only way we can get fitting news coverage that such a debate deserves and get people’s attention is to add an element of entertainment or suspense to it. This is what O has reduced us to.

    • Kathy says:

      Israel’s leader comes to the US to make his case for protecting his people from nuclear annihilation, and meanwhile our leader is taking goofy selfies and posting them on the internet. Quite the contrast in leaders and their priorities.

  5. clyde says:

    Great speech with a not-so- subtle bitchslapping of Obama and ALL the dhimmis. BiBi is the leader ALL leaders should ascribe to be. Watch for His Petulanceness to fast-track an agreement that does, as the P.M. so eloquently stated, paves the way for Iran to be able to make mushroom clouds. WE know, as well as BiBi does, just WHERE the followers of the false pedophile prophet will hit FIRST. Good post, Kathy.

    • Kathy says:

      Bibi’s comments force O to maintain the farce that he is loyal to Israel, and don’t you know that has His Petulanceness kicking some doors. Thanks, Clyde.

  6. Hardnox says:

    This just in…
    “Obama: Israel’s Netanyahu ‘Didn’t Offer Any Viable Alternatives’ in Iran Speech to Congress”

    He is such a Richard.

    Yeah he did, he’s been saying it for years. The left doesn’t listen.

    • Kathy says:

      Did he really say that? Perhaps he doesn’t realize it’s not up to Netanyahu to offer alternatives – it’s not his deal! Besides, they don’t need alternatives – they need to drop it and pour on the sanctions.

    • Bullright says:

      Nox: Ha ha , so Obama’s (ma_ny) speeches never have anything new, just recycled BS…and they wouldn’t miss those. Well, now that some Americans know who he is…. 🙂

  7. tannngl says:

    I watched it on the net. A real time youtube linked by a @netanyahu tweet.
    And amazing, courageous man. His entrance was historic-he was greeted and applauded and whooped! as our prez at the SOTU. During his speech there were 21 standing o’s. And more whooping. He paid great hommage to our president in the beginning. He got this out of the way to dispense with the politics he was accused of and then he got down to business:
    He laid out the evidence, not just his opinions but evidence, like a prosecutor. There was no question the danger to Israel, the US and the world from a nuclear Iran. And there is no question the agreement being made with Iran will lead to a nuclear Iran.
    The only action that must be taken is to STOP Iran’s nuclear program.

    And if you read conservative news, you know that Bibi was ready last year to take care of that problem. I believe he’s ready now. If only our president doesn’t order our Air Force to shoot down Israeli jets attacking Iran.

    I stand with Israel. God bless them and grant them success.

    • tannngl says:

      Great and important post, Kathy. Thanks for doing it.

      • tannngl says:

        Sorry, one more thing. Did you know that NONE of the main stream media broadcasted Netanyahu’s speech? Not ABC, not MSNBC, not CBS, not CNN.
        NONE.

        • Blessed B. says:

          From what I have been told…. the American jets can’t keep up to the Israeli jets in regards to maneuverability and speed. The Israeli jets have all been modified and have better technology installed in them. If Bibi wanted to go to war with Iran and bomb the nuclear facilities…he wouldn’t have to worry about the American Air Force.

          Bibi sent a very clear message….with or without America’s blessings…Israel will do what it must to protect themselves.

          Iran with a nuclear bomb is like giving a child a loaded machine gun and telling them to go play with it. Utter stupidity!

          Bet that has obi having a huge hissy fit right about now! 🙂

          • upaces88 says:

            A REAL man…A WISE man graced by God vs. who????? Lord! No contest.

          • tannngl says:

            I agree with you on what you say, BB.
            But in fact Obama told Netanyahu he would shoot down Israeli jets last August when Israel had a comprehensive plan to attack Iran’s nuclear sites.
            IR thinks our military would not shoot them down. What do you think?

            • Blessed B. says:

              I think that IR is correct. The USAF fellas/gals all know about the capabilities of the Israeli jets and they have trained with Israeli’s. They aren’t wanting to commit suicide or firing upon Israeli jets that perhaps they know personally.

    • Kathy says:

      Great summation, tannngl. Good point that it was evidence and not merely an opinion – we get enough of those from our own leaders.

    • I.R. Wayright says:

      I don’t think any of our pilots would fire on an Israeli aircraft. They train with them.

      • tannngl says:

        I hope not, IR. However, I never know how far O has his tentacles and HIS people in our military. He has replaced top and middle level miitaru brass with his own. That’s frightening for more reasons than one.

  8. Garnet92 says:

    Unfortunately, a previous commitment prevented me from watching. I did catch Rush’s comments later (after the speech) on the way home and it sounded like what I expected: a leader, a real statesman educating the American public about what Israel is facing. I’ll pick up more comments about the speech and watch a video of it later. It was greeted by conservatives as the kind of speech that Obama SHOULD be giving, instead of constantly lying about everything.

    • Russ R says:

      If you were listening to Rush, you probably already heard this, but Rush had such a good line that I almost had to pull over to laugh. Rush used a common Liberal line, throwing it back at them. Greatly paraphrasing: Netanyahu, a foreigner, had to come to America to do a job that an American won’t do: act Presidential.

      • Kathy says:

        Omg, Russ, thanks for sharing that.

        It’s a perfect description of today’s activities. We know while a real leader was speaking from the podium today, our (ahem) leader was likely holed up in his office kicking in more doors (that we have to pay to replace).