RUSH: Benjamin Netanyahu, at this moment, is addressing the General Assembly of the United Nations, saying that Israel is not gonna allow Iran to go nuclear. He’s not gonna stand there any longer and put up with it. He says, “We are not gonna allow…” His words. “We are not gonna allow a genocidal regime a free and clear path to weapons to wipe out Israel.” We are not gonna. Now, that might awaken Obama from whatever he’s focused on here on where transgenders urinate and defecate, which seems to be the White House focus of the day, which is why I’m convinced that aliens have already landed here and are living amongst us. (interruption)
Aliens have a place to pee! Aliens don’t need to pee. See, this is the thing people don’t understand. Aliens don’t need to do anything to humans. Aliens are so much smarter, the aliens are so advanced. We are… We are mere singular organisms compared to the superiority of the aliens. That’s why they can disguise themselves among us. Yeah. So that’s gonna arouse Obama. Obama’s gonna… See, I have a theory about the Middle East. I think all the stuff in Syria? I think he sends Kerry out there to huff and puff and act like it matters, but I don’t think he really cares.
I think Obama has one singular focus in the Middle East, and that’s Iran. And I hate to say this, but I’m just basing it on what I observe, combined with my intelligence guided by experience, and I’m sadly convinced that Obama’s mission here is to make sure that Iran does indeed go nuclear and is able to dominate that region. I don’t know how you can conclude otherwise. We’ve gone out of our way to accommodate this regime since Obama assumed office. And, again, I think that’s more than legacy building. There’s something… I don’t know.
It’s frightening to me.
There’s something scarier than that going on.
RUSH: Just moments ago at the United Nations, Benjamin Netanyahu was tearing into the UN for not objecting to getting Iran the nuclear bomb. Now, half of the UN is boycotting his speech. Half the place is not even there. I’m a little surprised Obama’s letting the US delegates attend. But they’re there. Netanyahu just put on his diplomat cap and praised Obama and talked about the common ground that we share and the objectives that we have, and at that moment the camera cut to three members of the US delegation sitting there, and they were staring.
They didn’t look happy; they didn’t look unhappy. They looked like they had to be there. Netanyahu did what he did, he said what he had to say, but this was after he had assured everybody that no matter what else, Israel is not just gonna sit idly by any longer while genocidal regimes ramp up with nuclear weapons. Now, this is gonna have an impact. Netanyahu’s words are gonna have an impact, and my guess is I don’t know how soon we’ll see evidence TV, but Russia/Putin is now going to have to, I think, take Netanyahu at his word.
And if he does, he’s going to be sending more anti-aircraft batteries and anti-missile defenses to Iran just like they’ve done in Syria. Even though ISIS doesn’t have any planes or missiles, we still have sent those kinds of weapons and deterrents in to Syria. By the way, there’s all kinds of controversy over what we reported yesterday here on this program, that Putin did not bomb ISIS but instead bombed militant — well, I should say “moderate” — Syrian rebels who are our allies. Russia is denying it, the US is denying it, everybody’s denying it.
But if you look closely, you can find that it did indeed happen, and it continues to play out this way with the administration just not appearing to be in the game where all of this is concerned.
RUSH: To the phones we go to Cincinnati. Hey, Joe, I’m glad you waited. It’s great to have you on the program, sir. Hi.
CALLER: Hi, Rush. It’s good to be here. Longtime listener, first-time caller.
RUSH: Thank you.
CALLER: Right to the point, I’d just like to bring to people’s attention, I know you were talking about the whole Iran deal. Of course I agree with you 100 percent, but the people that are gonna suffer the most from this are the service members, ’cause when they renege on their deal, which they will, we’re gonna have to go over there and fight another war, and what do you think’s gonna happen? More service members are gonna die. More taxes are gonna go up. The debt’s gonna go up. I mean, look what happened with Clinton when he was in office. He decimated the military. Bush had to fight two wars, had to rebuild the military, and to his credit he did it without doubling the nation’s debt, like the current administration. But I mean what’s the reasoning behind people thinking that this is a good deal? It’s not a good deal.
RUSH: You mean the Iran deal, the nuclear deal?
RUSH: I don’t know anybody serious who thinks it is. You have Democrats that have to be loyal to Obama and the party, even just rank-and-file average citizen voter Democrats. But outside of people who have to be loyal to it by virtue of bias, I don’t know anybody who thinks it’s a good deal. This business of going to war, see, I don’t think that’s a lock. If it wasn’t worth going to war to prevent them getting a nuke, then why in the world is going to be? What kind of war are you thinking is gonna happen? It’s gonna take them launching a nuke. It’s gonna take them launching a nuke at somebody.
CALLER: Well, because they said they’re not gonna have one but we’ll get information that’s saying, “Oh, they got one. We gotta go over there.” Just like when Bush sent us to Iraq, we gotta go get ’em.
RUSH: The purpose of this deal is to permit them to get a nuke. You can disagree about what time frame. But the deal permits them to get one. It’s done, folks. That’s it.
RUSH: I mentioned that Netanyahu went to the General Assembly today to address it, and it was powerful. Half the place walked out. The American delegation stayed, however. But half of the UN General Assembly delegation was not in the building. It’s really amazing. Netanyahu is a courageous and brave guy. He said what he said, and he just stared at the Star Wars cantina scene in front of him, which is what the audience at the UN is. And there was a moment in his speech — his theme was that they were not going to sit in silence any longer when genocidal or wild genocidal regimes nuke up. It was a direct statement at Iran. And in the midst of the US and the P5 plus one nations deal with Iran that guarantees them a nuke at some point down the line, could be next month, could be ten years, it’s widely unknown but it’s feared that it’s sooner than later, Netanyahu said we’re not going to sit silent and we’re not going to allow it to happen.
And at one point in his speech he stood there and said nothing for 44 seconds. He had a 44-second moment of silence. His speech excoriating members of the UN General Assembly for supporting the deal with Iran, saying it makes war more likely, but it was during an intense 44-second moment of silence that Netanyahu’s condemnation of the UN was heard loudest. Netanyahu said that the response from the UN to Iran’s threats against Israel had been utter silence, deafening silence, before staring down the attendees for nearly a minute without saying a word.
Do you know how uncomfortable that makes people? You know, sometimes a mistake happens here at the EIB Network. A computer doesn’t fire off an element of sound or microphone switch doesn’t work, and it ends up that there is silence here, and we highly trained broadcast specialists refer to that as dead air. And I have never been afraid of dead air. I think dead air is one of the biggest attention getters in the world. Five seconds of dead air never hurt anybody. Have you ever seen what happens, if you’re watching television, and something happens to the picture and it goes black, what happens? Everybody straightens up. Everybody focuses their attention on the screen and waits for it to get fixed. Everybody. Even people only casually watching will have their attention riveted.
Well, I, again highly trained broadcast specialist, strategically use dead air. I don’t get to use it as much as I used to. You know why? Because some of our affiliate stations have computers that are essentially running commercials and what other sound elements there are during commercial breaks, and they are programmed to fire up anything if there’s more than two seconds of silence, because it is assumed that something’s wrong.
Now, when I do dead air, I like to do five full seconds of it. But three will do. Three seconds will do. Five seconds is optimum. (dead air) See what I mean? Now, some of you whose stations are computerized, you’ve got a commercial running right now because I triggered the automation unit with that much dead air. Netanyahu did 44 seconds of this, while staring at these people. (interruption) No, that’s what I mean. He was glaring at ’em. He was staring at ’em. He was not smiling. And it makes you fidgety, it makes you nervous, because you know that he’s speaking right to you when he’s not saying a word. When he’s just described something that’s unacceptable and stops and stares at you, it can be as effective as any words that you utter. Now, naturally we can’t play the 44 seconds of silence here. But that’s why I spent some time here to describe it. Let’s go to the Netanyahu sound bites. Here is the first of three.
NETANYAHU: Last month, Khamenei once again made his genocidal intentions clear before Iran’s top clerical body, the assembly of experts. He spoke about Israel, home to over six million Jews. He pledged, “There will be no Israel in 25 years.” Seventy years after the murder of six million Jews, Iran’s rulers promised to destroy my country, murder my people, and the response from this body, the response from nearly every one of the governments represented here has been absolutely nothing, utter silence, deafening silence.
RUSH: That is when he allowed 45 seconds to go by without saying a word. At that moment he stood mute for 45 seconds. When he resumed speaking…
NETANYAHU: It’s not easy to oppose something that is embraced by the greatest powers in the world. Believe me, it would be far easier to remain silent. But throughout our history, the Jewish people have learned the heavy price of silence, and as the prime minister of the Jewish state — as someone who knows that history — I refuse to be silent.
RUSH: We edited the applause, but it went on. Actually, I was kind of surprised by how much applause there was. Netanyahu’s hated at this place. He’s literally despised at this place. Now, half of the people that despise him were not there. They boycotted and didn’t show up. But I think it goes to tell you something that Israel, Netanyahu — our number one ally in that region — is despised and hated. And yet Iranian speakers can get up, or Hugo Chavez when he was alive get up, and it’s standing ovations, raucous standing ovations. It’s because the United Nations is a joke of an organization and has been for a long time. It’s aimed at fleecing the US, is essentially its purpose now. And here’s the final bite we have from Netanyahu where he says they not gonna allow Iran to get nukes no matter what anybody else is doing or saying.
NETANYAHU: Not being passive means speaking up about those dangers. We have, we are, we will. Not being passive also means defending ourselves against those dangers! We have, we are, and we will.
NETANYAHU: Israel will not allow Iran to break in, to sneak in, or to walk into the nuclear weapons club.
NETANYAHU: I know that preventing Iran from developing nuclear weapons remains the official policy of the international community.
RUSH: It’s a crock!
NETANYAHU: But no one should question Israel’s determination to defend itself against those who seek our destruction.
RUSH: See, this is why people have a problem. What he said here’s exactly right. “I know that preventing Iran from developing nuclear weapons remains the official policy of the international community.” It may well represent the policy, but it’s not the reality. Everybody that’s paying attention here knows what has happened. People are running around saying, “We just did a deal! I’m the first president in American history, world history to ever stop the bad guys from getting a nuke! I, Barack Hussein Obama!”
When the fact of the matter is, in order to get them to sign anything he had to promise and assure that they will get a nuke down the road. Yet everybody runs around and applauds deal. “First president ever to stop nuclear proliferation!” It’s just exact opposite, and this is why people have developed such a distrust and an animus toward politics, because it insults people’s intelligence. And it furthermore becomes clear that the ultimate aim of politics for many is personal glory, personal achievement, personal accolades. Which is fine and dandy, except that’s not what politics professes to be about.