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Sun Dec 31, 2017, 01:25 PM

2018 - RED ALERT From UN

NEW: UN Secretary-General issued a “red alert” for the world today.

In his New Year message: “Unfortunately – in fundamental ways the world has gone in reverse. On New Year’s Day 2018 I am not issuing an appeal, I am issuing an alert – a red alert for our world.

When I took office a year ago, I appealed for 2017 to be a year for peace. Unfortunately, in fundamental ways, the world has gone in reverse. On New Year's Day in 2018, I'm not issuing an appeal, I'm issuing an alert—a red alert for our world. Conflicts have deepened and new dangers have emerged. Global anxieties over nuclear weapons are the highest since the Cold War, and climate change is moving faster than we are. Inequalities are growing, and we see horrific violations of human rights. Nationalism and xenophobia are on the rise. And as we begin 2018, I call for unity. I truly believe we can make our world more safe and secure. We can settle conflicts, overcome hatred and defend shared values but we can only do that together. I urge leaders everywhere to make this New Year's resolution: Narrow the gaps. Bridge the divides. Rebuild trust by bringing people together around common goals. Unity is the path. Our future depends on it.




http://www.newsweek.com/un-secretary-general-nuclear-war-climate-change-766913

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Reply 2018 - RED ALERT From UN (Original post)
kpete Dec 2017 OP
pangaia Dec 2017 #1
SeaDoo77 Dec 2017 #16
onit2day Jan 2018 #23
yallerdawg Dec 2017 #2
sharedvalues Dec 2017 #7
heaven05 Dec 2017 #8
onetexan Dec 2017 #15
tomp Dec 2017 #22
awesomerwb1 Dec 2017 #3
NastyRiffraff Dec 2017 #4
mr_lebowski Dec 2017 #18
Takket Dec 2017 #5
sharedvalues Dec 2017 #10
Plucketeer Dec 2017 #14
Mosby Dec 2017 #6
heaven05 Dec 2017 #9
sharedvalues Dec 2017 #11
Mosby Dec 2017 #12
heaven05 Dec 2017 #13
smirkymonkey Dec 2017 #17
cp Dec 2017 #19
world wide wally Dec 2017 #20
defacto7 Dec 2017 #21
zentrum Jan 2018 #24
ck4829 Jan 2018 #25
democratisphere Jan 2018 #26
pressbox69 Jan 2018 #27
L. Coyote Jan 2018 #28
eleny Jan 2018 #29
Scurrilous Jan 2018 #30

Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun Dec 31, 2017, 01:27 PM

1. Pretty realistic 'alert.'


So, what to do with the truly evil beings on the planet?
They, of course, will never respond to this.

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Response to pangaia (Reply #1)

Sun Dec 31, 2017, 03:32 PM

16. Billionaires Cashing In The Real Problem

 

They enrich themselves by extracting from the 99% / the powerless.

Billionaires run this planet.

Never forget.

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Response to SeaDoo77 (Reply #16)

Mon Jan 1, 2018, 01:22 AM

23. How can we forget. They just looted our treasury

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun Dec 31, 2017, 01:47 PM

2. It is truly amazing.

This is so obviously targeted towards one individual who has done all this.

A...person...most of us wouldn't invite into our homes.

A proven, known pathological liar who is incoherent and incomprehensible, unqualified, and unfit.

Immediately recognizable as the current occupant of the White House.

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Response to yallerdawg (Reply #2)

Sun Dec 31, 2017, 02:37 PM

7. Dont forget Koch and GOP billionaires who created him.

The president is a danger to America and the world.

But GOP billionaires created him, by using hate to chase votes for billionaires, and building a propaganda press that supports him.

Don’t let Koch, Koch, Ailes, Murdoch, Adelson, DeVos, Scaife, Bradley, McConnell, and Ryan get away without blame. Our current problems are their fault. And remember the christofascists too: Pence, Falwell, Hillsdale, Libery U, etc.

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Response to yallerdawg (Reply #2)

Sun Dec 31, 2017, 02:37 PM

8. YES!!!!! this

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Response to yallerdawg (Reply #2)

Sun Dec 31, 2017, 03:17 PM

15. that's why we need to make sure in 2018 we take back the House

and hopefully Mueller can reach the evidence needed to kick this illegitimate idiot out of the WH.

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Response to yallerdawg (Reply #2)

Sun Dec 31, 2017, 09:38 PM

22. No, no, no!

Trump is a symptom, not the disease. Capitalism, corporatism, imperialism is the disease. Trump is merely it's latest mascot.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun Dec 31, 2017, 02:30 PM

3. They have demonized the UN

so much and continually to make it look like a radical, wasteful, ungrateful anti US entity.
The extreme base and conspiracy theory nutters lap this up.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun Dec 31, 2017, 02:33 PM

4. Good luck in Dump listening to the U.N.

He hates the U.N. Always has. To him, "unity" and "peace" are for sissys.

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Response to NastyRiffraff (Reply #4)

Sun Dec 31, 2017, 03:58 PM

18. Unless of course it's UN sanctions against people who are mean to him like KJU

When it comes to the UN sanctions against delivering oil to NK, then by GOD, YOU WILL RESPECT THEIR AUTHOR-I-TYE!!!

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun Dec 31, 2017, 02:35 PM

5. Summarizing this statement in three words

SOMEONE STOP DRUMPF!!!!

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Response to Takket (Reply #5)

Sun Dec 31, 2017, 02:38 PM

10. And stop Fox, Koches, and Limbaugh

GOP billionaire donors and their propaganda machine are the real cause of our problems. Stop them, and the GOP will impeach the president immediately. Trump is bad, but the real problem is that the GOP has beeen purchased by billionaires that wish to destroy the government to cut their own taxes.

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Response to Takket (Reply #5)

Sun Dec 31, 2017, 02:59 PM

14. I'm not advocating anything

 

It's just an observance that some one might execute a maneuver "in self-defense". As in self-defense of every living thing on earth. And who among us, would not stand for the defendant???

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun Dec 31, 2017, 02:37 PM

6. since when is nationalism bad?

Someone should tell the Kurds, Palestinians and Tibetans just to name a few.

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Response to Mosby (Reply #6)

Sun Dec 31, 2017, 02:38 PM

9. white nationalism

ameriKKKan style IS bad......

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Response to heaven05 (Reply #9)

Sun Dec 31, 2017, 02:39 PM

11. White nationalism is just racism.

Call t by it’s real name.

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Response to heaven05 (Reply #9)

Sun Dec 31, 2017, 02:40 PM

12. sure, but that's not what he said

He could have said ultra-nationalism or jingoism.


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Response to Mosby (Reply #12)

Sun Dec 31, 2017, 02:44 PM

13. true

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun Dec 31, 2017, 03:48 PM

17. K&R

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun Dec 31, 2017, 04:25 PM

19. K & R

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun Dec 31, 2017, 04:30 PM

20. It's a good thing that Trump has restored America's respect in the world

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun Dec 31, 2017, 06:39 PM

21. K&R

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Mon Jan 1, 2018, 03:02 AM

24. Red Alert!

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Mon Jan 1, 2018, 07:18 AM

25. K&R

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Mon Jan 1, 2018, 08:00 AM

26. Red Alert. Largely due to American bad behavior and total lack of leadership.

2018 will be the year of change. We need to get back on the correct course. We must find the way!

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Mon Jan 1, 2018, 08:28 AM

27. A voice of reason.

Calling attention to the Russian choice of treason.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Mon Jan 1, 2018, 11:03 AM

28. Election Alert. Make 2018 the year democracy triumphs over money.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Mon Jan 1, 2018, 01:31 PM

29. I hope we have a woman S-G soon

Not dissing the current guy for all the troubles. Just sayin' I'd like to see a woman chosen next.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Jan 2, 2018, 12:26 AM

30. K&R

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