Nikki Haley’s arguments for “Assad must go” in UN Security Council

Beside the main argument (animal Assad), it asserted that Syrian Assad Regime is a threat to some fundamental western rules, values and way of life as follows:

Number Rule Source
1 Once you have their money, you never give it back. DS9: “The Nagus“, “Heart of Stone
3 Never spend more for an acquisition than you have to. DS9: “The Maquis, Part II
6 Never allow family to stand in the way of opportunity.[1] DS9: “The Nagus“; ENT: “Acquisition
7 Keep your ears open and your eyes on the mark. DS9: “In the Hands of the Prophets
9 Opportunity plus instinct equals profit. DS9: “The Storyteller
10 Greed is eternal. DS9: “Prophet Motive“; VOY: “False Profits
16 A deal is a deal.[2] DS9: “Melora
17 contract is a contract is a contract… but only between Ferengi.[3] DS9: “Body Parts
18 A Ferengi without profit is no Ferengi at all. DS9: “Heart of Stone“, “Ferengi Love Songs
21 Never place friendship above profit. DS9: “Rules of Acquisition
22 A wise man can hear profit in the wind. DS9: “Rules of Acquisition“; VOY: “False Profits
23 Nothing is more important than your health… except for your money. ENT: “Acquisition
31 Never make fun of a Ferengi’s mother.[4] DS9: “The Siege
33 It never hurts to suck up to the boss.[5] DS9: “Rules of Acquisition“, “The Dogs of War
34 War is good for business.[6] DS9: “Destiny“, “The Siege of AR-558
35 Peace is good for business.[7] TNG: “The Perfect Mate“; DS9: “Destiny
45 Expand or die.[8] ENT: “Acquisition“; VOY: “False Profits
47 Don’t trust a man wearing a better suit than your own. DS9: “Rivals
48 The bigger the smile, the sharper the knife. DS9: “Rules of Acquisition
57 Good customers are as rare as latinum. Treasure them. DS9: “Armageddon Game
59 Free advice is seldom cheap. DS9: “Rules of Acquisition
62 Profit is its own reward. The riskier the road, the greater the profit. DS9: “Rules of Acquisition“, “Little Green Men“, “Business as Usual“, “Starship Down”
74 Knowledge equals profit. VOY: “Inside Man
75 Home is where the heart is, but the stars are made of latinum. DS9: “Civil Defense
76 Every once in a while, declare peace. It confuses the hell out of your enemies. DS9: “The Homecoming
94 Females and finances don’t mix. DS9: “Ferengi Love Songs“, “Profit and Lace
95 Expand or die.[8] VOY: “False Profits“; ENT: “Acquisition
98 Every man has his price. DS9: “In the Pale Moonlight
102 Nature decays, but latinum lasts forever. DS9: “The Jem’Hadar
103 Sleep can interfere with…[9] DS9: “Rules of Acquisition
109 Dignity and an empty sack is worth the sack. DS9: “Rivals
111 Treat people in your debt like family… exploit them. DS9: “Past Tense, Part I“, “The Darkness and the Light
112 Never have sex with the boss’s sister. DS9: “Playing God
125 You can’t make a deal if you’re dead. DS9: “The Siege of AR-558
139 Wives serve, brothers inherit. DS9: “Necessary Evil
168 Whisper your way to success. DS9: “Treachery, Faith and the Great River
190 Hear all, trust nothing. DS9: “Call to Arms
194 It’s always good to know about new customers before they walk in your door.[10] DS9: “Whispers
203 New customers are like razor-toothed gree-worms. They can be succulent, but sometimes they bite back. DS9: “Little Green Men
208 Sometimes the only thing more dangerous than a question is an answer. DS9: “Ferengi Love Songs
211 Treat employees like the rungs on the ladder of success. Don’t be afraid to step on them to get to the top. DS9: “Bar Association
214 Never begin a business negotiation on an empty stomach. DS9: “The Maquis, Part I
217 You can’t free a fish from water. DS9: “Past Tense, Part I
223 (incomplete, but presumably concerned the relationship between “keeping busy” and “being successful”) DS9: “Profit and Loss
229 Latinum lasts longer than lust. DS9: “Ferengi Love Songs
239 Never be afraid to mislabel a product.[11] DS9: “Body Parts
263 Never allow doubt to tarnish your lust for latinum. DS9: “Bar Association
285 No good deed ever goes unpunished. DS9: “The Collaborator“, “The Sound of Her Voice
Unknown A man is only worth the sum of his possessions.[12] ENT: “Acquisition
It said also that Assad Regime is a threat and for some non-fundamental western customs and rules, as follows:

Unofficial rules

The following sayings were either not given a number, not explicitly stated to be a Rule, or were not part of the generally-accepted Rules by the Ferengi Commerce Authority.

Number Rule Source
286 When Morn leaves, it’s all over.[13] DS9: “The House of Quark
299 After you’ve exploited someone, it never hurts to thank them. That way, it’s easier to exploit them next time.[14] VOY: “False Profits
Exploitation begins at home.[15] VOY: “False Profits
(The unwritten rule) When no appropriate rule applies, make one up.[16] VOY: “False Profits
When the messenger comes to appropriate your profits… kill the messenger.[17] VOY: “False Profits
Time, like latinum, is a highly limited commodity.[18] DS9: “Bar Association
Always inspect the merchandise before making a deal.[19] DS9: “The Abandoned
Money is money, but females are better.[20] DS9: “Life Support
Why ask, when you can take?[21] DS9: “Babel
Good things come in small packages[22] DS9: “Move Along Home
A good lie is easier to believe than the truth.[23] VOY: “Shattered
If that’s what’s written, then that’s what’s written.[24] DS9: “Favor the Bold

In another train of thoughts I’m tired of incessantly hearing that killing by chemical means is bad, unlike the killing through mechanical (making holes, tearing apart) or financial (private banks, legal usurers, sanctions) weapons, means that are justified and more; they are a noble obligations of every true believer Ferengi.

I find highly doubtful that any of these “highly likely” will accept to be convicted and punished on a “highly likely” base.

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