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  • Obama Scolds Iran: Chanting ‘Death to America’ Does Not Create Jobs (UN speech)

    09/28/2015 12:10:53 PM PDT · by Dave346 · 52 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | September 28, 2015 11:02 am | David Rutz
    President Obama chided Iran for focusing on violent rhetoric rather than doing work to advance its economic interests during his speech Monday before the United Nations General Assembly, saying that “chanting ‘death to America’ does not create jobs or make Iran more secure.” “That path is now available to a nation like Iran, which, as of this moment, continues to deploy violent proxies to advance its interests,” Obama said. “These efforts may appear to give Iran leverage in disputes with neighbors, but they fuel sectarian conflict that endangers the entire region and isolates Iran from the promise of trade and...
  • Obama’s Genocidal Treason - Obama’s final legacy may be the death of millions of Americans.

    09/23/2015 10:44:00 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 29 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | September 24, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. No government has the blood of more American soldiers on its hands today than the government of Iran. From Lebanon to Afghanistan to Saudi Arabia to Iraq, Iran has been killing American soldiers for decades. 241 in Beirut. 19 at the Khobar Towers. Over 500 in Iraq and Afghanistan. The last time the United States officially fought Iran was under Reagan. But Iran has never stopped killing Americans. There is no reason to believe that it will stop once it...
  • Senator Cruz Vindicated on Iran’s Nuclear “Selfie”

    09/23/2015 8:37:49 AM PDT · by cripplecreek · 6 replies
    Center for security policy ^ | September 23, 2015 | Fred Fleitz
    As predicted by critics of the ObamaBomb nuclear deal with Iran, Iranians collected nuclear samples for the IAEA last weekend as part of an investigation of Iran’s past nuclear weapons-related activities. A brilliant Wall Street Journal editorial referred to this today as “Iran’s Nuclear Selfies.” Several Republican presidential candidates have expressed their outrage about this arrangement which raised questions about the seriousness of Un verification of the Iran deal. Marco Rubio, Mike Huckabee, Chris Christie, Lindsey Graham, Scott Walker, Donald Trump and Ted Cruz all spoke out against Iran inspecting itself during the last Republican presidential debate. But as far...
  • Russia warns US off new nukes in Germany

    09/23/2015 5:55:23 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 10 replies ^ | 23 Sep 2015 13:20 GMT+02:00
    Russia warned on Wednesday that it will rebuild its nuclear presence in Europe if the US carries out plans to extend its nuclear arsenal in Germany. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman warned that Russia would be forced to re-establish “strategic balance” if the US carries out plans recently reported in the German media to strengthen its nuclear arsenal in Germany, reports Spiegel. According to a report by broadcaster ZDF published on Monday, preparations are currently underway at the Büchel military base in Rhineland-Palatinate to station 20 new nuclear bombs there. The broadcaster claims to have seen copies of the American...
  • Fiorina Urges Republicans to Face Reality on Iran Deal

    09/21/2015 6:13:50 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 35 replies
    Time Magazine ^ | 9/17/15 | Philip Elliot
    GOP hopeful says there is little Congress can do to improve the nuclear pact MORE Hillary Clinton Grows Lead Over Bernie Sanders, Poll Finds Ben Carson’s Campaign Defends Muslim President Remarks What the First Muslim Congressman Had to Say About Ben Carson’s Comments on Islam Nazi-Inspired Party Gains on Island Hit by Refugee Influx NBC News Pastor Hailed After Gunman Opens Fire in Selma Church NBC News Pope Meets Fidel Castro After Largest Papal Mass Ever NBC News White House hopeful Carly Fiorina said Monday it’s time to be realistic about the pending deal with Iran over its nuclear ambitions:...
  • McConnell Rejects House Plea for Majority Rule on Iran Deal [semi-satire]

    09/20/2015 10:04:14 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 2 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 19 Sep 2015 | John Semmens
    A plea from 57 House Republican to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ken) to allow the Senate majority to vote on the Iran treaty fell on deaf ears. At issue is McConnell's refusal to bypass the filibuster of the Senate minority that is blocking a vote on the measure. Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas), spokesman for the 57 GOP House members emphasized that "voting on a matter as consequential as the Iran deal should take precedence over the preservation of a mere Senate rule." Although the Senate rule authorizing filibusters has no Constitutional or statutory basis, McConnell firmly rejected Smith's arguments....
  • Fiorina, eyeing Senate run, faces questions over HP sales in Iran (Flashback)

    09/19/2015 4:23:11 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 24 replies
    Mercury News ^ | 8/31/09 | Mike Zapler
    Over the past dozen years, Hewlett-Packard has sold hundreds of millions of dollars worth of printers and other products to Iran through a Middle East distributor, sidestepping a U.S. ban on trade with the country. Now the person who headed HP for much of that time, Carly Fiorina, is ramping up to run for U.S. Senate. And questions are emerging about what Fiorina knew about HP's growing presence in Iran during her six-year tenure at the Silicon Valley firm from 1999 to 2005. With Iran drawing condemnation abroad for its suspected pursuit of nuclear weapons and crackdown on government dissidents,...
  • Senate to resume Iran debate, vote on 4 hostages and Israel right to exist (10am on C-SPAN2)

    09/17/2015 2:13:22 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 18 replies ^ | Today at 10am
    The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Thursday, September 17, 2015. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of H.J.Res.61, the legislative vehicle for the Congressional disapproval of the proposed Iran nuclear agreement, with the time until 11:00am equally divided between the two Leaders or their designees. At 11:00am, there will be up to 3 roll call votes: Motion to invoke cloture on McConnell amendment #2656 (hostages and Israel’s right to exist); if cloture is not invoked, then Motion to invoke cloture on McConnell amendment #2640 (Iran nuclear agreement resolution of disapproval); if cloture is not invoked, then...
  • North Korea Restarts Nuclear Weapons Facility, Hints at Nuclear Test

    09/16/2015 1:00:31 PM PDT · by detective · 9 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | September 15, 2015 | Bruce Klingner
    For the second day in a row, Pyongyang raised the ante on rhetoric suggesting it might conduct a prohibited nuclear or missile test in violation of numerous United Nations resolutions. North Korea may conduct either test to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Korea Workers Party on October 10. While satellite imagery previously showed preparatory work at both nuclear and missile test sites, there has been no observable activity indicative of an imminent test.
  • The Media's Weird Iran 'Victory' Bandwagon

    09/16/2015 4:57:18 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies ^ | September 16, 2016 | Brent Bozell
    On Sept. 11, The New York Times demonstrated once again the media's peculiar sense of patriotism. The 9/11 attacks were not remembered at all on the front page. Instead, the top-right headline in capital letters read "DEMOCRATS HAND VICTORY TO OBAMA ON PACT WITH IRAN." The House of Representatives voted against it. The Senate voted against it. The American people are overwhelmingly against it. None of that mattered. Times reporter Jennifer Steinhauer relayed sugary words from Sen. Charles Schumer -- who, last we checked, opposed the Iran deal -- proclaiming "fair-minded Americans should acknowledge the president's strong achievements in combating...
  • Video: North Korea restarts Yongbyon reactor, says ready to nuke US any time [Lesson for Iran Deal?]

    09/15/2015 9:45:36 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/15/2015 | Ed Morrissey
    Remember when we had an agreement based on trust and verification that would keep North Korea from developing or acquiring nuclear weapons? Good times, good times. With the ink drying on yet another “framework” deal with a rogue, dictatorial nation, North Korea announced today that they have restarted the proscribed Yongbyon reactor, and they are now ready to start launching nuclear weapons at the United States.Get used to this sort of thing: North Korea Tuesday announced that it had restarted its Yongbyon nuclear reactor and was ready to use nuclear weapons “any time” against the United States.The announcement came...
  • U.S. and Iran Both Conflict and Converge

    09/14/2015 2:37:34 AM PDT · by Libloather · 3 replies
    NY Times via MSN ^ | 9/13/15 | TIM ARANGO, DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK
    **SNIP** But though the United States and Iran each face domestic pressures against closer relations, some analysts see a more collaborative relationship as an inevitable if uneasy consequence of the negotiations leading up to the nuclear deal — despite the insistence of leaders on either side that the American-brokered agreement would be limited to Iran’s nuclear program. “Both the Iranian and American governments are going to approach expanded dialogue very gingerly,” said James Dobbins, a senior follow at the RAND Corporation. “But there will still be a gradual increase in at least communication between the two governments on areas beyond...
  • McConnell on Iran Deal: 'Obama Won Short-Term Battle, But We Won the Argument'

    09/11/2015 9:18:38 AM PDT · by VinL · 152 replies
    Fox ^ | 9/11/15 | Staff
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said this morning that President Obama will win the "short-term battle" because Congress will not be able to block the Iran nuclear deal. But he said Republicans, and the Democrats who oppose the president, have "won the argument with the American people." "There is overwhelming opposition to the deal. The Israelis oppose the deal. Our Sunni Arab allies are nervous and apprehensive now, feeling they can't trust us anymore," he told Bill Hemmer. McConnell said he believes the issue has a "long shelf life" and that the debate will continue until Americans "render judgment"...
  • Kim Jong-un has replaced John Boehner as Speaker of the House -- Satire but not funny

    09/11/2015 10:26:19 AM PDT · by DanMiller
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | September 11, 2015 | Dan Miller
    We have met the enemy and it is us: we have become too tired to be effective and hence are becoming indifferent. The charade on Capitol Hill continues, and not only about the nuke "deal" with Iran. Will the carnival end before it's too late, or will Obama continue to win?The House speaker is elected by all House members, not just those of the majority party. He need not be a member of the House. Boehner having resigned because a serious medical condition often reduces him to tears, one group of Democrats nominated Debbie Wasserman-Schultz to replace him. However, due to her...
  • ISIS militants causing Middle East to 'DISINTEGRATE', says Israel PM Netanyahu

    09/10/2015 6:25:47 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 2 replies
    Express UK ^ | 9/10/15 | Greg Heffer
    ISRAELI prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu today claimed the Middle East is “disintegrating” due to Islamist militants and the threat posed by Iran. Arriving in Downing Street for talks with Prime Minister David Cameron, Mr Netanyahu stated his belief that Israel and Britain can work together to “roll back the tide of militant Islam both in the Middle East and in Africa.” Discussions are set to be dominated by the question of how to combat the rise of the Islamic State, or ISIS, in Syria as well as the nuclear deal recently agreed between the UK, its Western allies and Iran....
  • How to Survive a Nuclear Terrorist Attack

    09/10/2015 5:44:11 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 48 replies ^ | 10/10/15 | Howcast
    How to Survive a Nuclear Terrorist Attack Watch more Disaster Survival & Worst-Case Scenarios videos: You can increase your chances of staying alive if you know how to decrease your exposure to radiation. Step 1: Get potassium iodide Have potassium iodide on hand; you may need it to protect your thyroid from the radioactive iodine fallout of a nuclear event. It is available without a prescription; ask your pharmacist for an FDA-approved brand and dosage guidelines. Tip In the event of an attack, emergency officials may advise people over 40 not to take potassium iodide, since they have the...
  • Sgt. Bartlett calls on Senators to reject the Iran deal (video)

    09/09/2015 12:41:24 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 2 replies
    Video at link
  • Iranian Supreme Leader: We Ousted 'The Satan' And Israel 'Will Not See The Coming 25 Years'

    09/09/2015 7:06:59 AM PDT · by blam · 22 replies
    AP - BI ^ | 9-9-2015 | AP
    Associated PressSeptember 9, 2015 Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Wednesday that his country would not enter into talks with the US outside the nuclear deal with world powers as Washington could use other negotiations to "penetrate" the Islamic Republic. Khamenei's comments, published on his website, come as enough US lawmakers now support the nuclear deal to block passage of a resolution of disapproval and hand President Barack Obama a major foreign-policy victory. "We approved talks with the United States about nuclear issue specifically," Khamenei said. "We have not allowed talks with the US in other fields and we...
  • Americans Deserve to Know Where Their Elected Leaders Stand on the Iran Deal

    09/08/2015 4:49:40 AM PDT · by bert · 13 replies
    E mail to cinstituents ^ | 9/6/2015 | U.S. Senator Bob Corker
    As I traveled across the Volunteer State during August, I spoke with many Tennesseans about the nuclear agreement between Iran, the United States, and other world powers. While opinions of the agreement vary, there is perhaps no greater geopolitical issue facing the world today than preventing a nuclear-armed Iran. A strong agreement that would stop Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon and stand the test of time was always the goal of these negotiations. That’s why when President Obama declared in 2012 that he would only accept a deal requiring Iran to “end their nuclear program,” there was hope that...
  • Obama’s Iran Deal Is Still Far from Settled

    09/05/2015 7:55:36 AM PDT · by blueyon · 28 replies ^ | 9/05/15 | Andrew C. McCarthy
    The review process under the Corker law never began — by the law’s own terms. To undermine President Obama’s atrocious Iran deal despite the Republican-controlled Congress’s irresponsible Corker legislation, it will be necessary to follow, of all things, the Corker legislation. On Wednesday, Barbara Mikulski became the 34th Senate Democrat to announce support for the deal, which lends aid and comfort to a regime that continues to call for “Death to America.” Under the Corker Roadmap to Catastrophe, Mikulski’s assent ostensibly puts President Obama over the top. After all, the legislation sponsored by Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman Bob Corker...
  • U.S. Remains the ‘Great Satan,’ Hard-Liners in Iran Say

    09/02/2015 8:31:22 PM PDT · by Lera · 14 replies
    New York Times ^ | September 1, 2015 | THOMAS ERDBRINK
    “We should not change our foreign policy of opposition to America, our No. 1 enemy, whose crimes are uncountable,” Mr. Yazdi said in a speech opening an annual meeting of the council, the Assembly of Experts, an 86-member group that in theory has the power to dismiss the supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
  • BREAKING: Sen. Barbara Mikulski 34th senator to support Iran nuke deal

    09/02/2015 7:46:09 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 64 replies
    WBAL TV11 ^ | 9-2-15
    Move ensures landmark Obama victory WASHINGTON —Maryland Democrat Sen. Barbara Mikulski is 34th senator to support Iran nuke deal, ensuring landmark Obama victory. Mikulski on Wednesday issued the following statement in support of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action international agreement to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons: "In accordance with the law, Congress has been reviewing the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action for the past 45 days. I have spent countless hours reading, being briefed and pouring over the intelligence. I have diligently worked to make an informed decision, one that weighs risk and considers a future 10, 15,...
  • Will Trump and Cruz be only 2016 candidates at Iran rally?

    09/02/2015 2:59:22 AM PDT · by markomalley · 16 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 9/2/15 | Al Weaver
    Ted Cruz and Donald Trump are set to rally against the Iran deal next week in Washington, but will other 2016 candidates be joining them? According to Tea Party Patriots co-founder Jenny Beth Martin, whose group is organizing the event, not a single presidential candidate or campaign has expressed interest in attending the September 9 event at the Capitol. "I know no other candidates for president in their official capacity or even as a candidate have reached out to us at all about [attending]," Martin told the Washington Examiner Tuesday evening. "No one else has reached out to us." "I...
  • State Dep't Spox: No Worries, Parchin Has No Nuclear Dimensions

    08/27/2015 8:46:26 PM PDT · by JOHN ADAMS · 7 replies
    The Jewish Press Online ^ | August 27, 2015 | Lori Lowenthal Marcus
    A report by the entity responsible for ensuring the peaceful development of nuclear energy worldwide and the one upon which the world depends for monitoring Iran’s nuclear activity revealed that over the past few months Iran has been working on and adding to a building at its Parchin site. Parchin is an Iranian military complex located southeast of Tehran. It is the focus of speculation regarding possible testing of weaponization of nuclear material by the Iranians.
  • Sound familiar? Bill Clinton On North Korean Nuclear Deal(10/18/94)

    07/14/2015 8:30:34 PM PDT · by barmag25 · 6 replies
    Youtube ^ | 4/6/15 | Peoples pundit daily
    Former President Bill Clinton made remarks on the North Korea nuclear deal on Oct. 18, 1994, which mirrors the statements made by President Barack Obama on the current Iran nuclear deal.
  • Jerrold Nadler, New York Congressman, Endorses Iran Nuclear Deal

    08/22/2015 11:31:46 AM PDT · by lbryce · 49 replies
    New York Times ^ | August 21,2015 | Alexander Burns
    Representative Jerrold Nadler, shown in 2014, is the lone Jewish Democrat from New York to endorse an agreement with Iran. Credit Andrew Burton/Getty Images Representative Jerrold Nadler was being pulled hard from all sides. Close allies in the pro-Israel community told him a nuclear deal with Iran would doom the Jewish state. His Jewish colleagues in New York’s congressional delegation had all condemned the pact. Then there was the lobbying from President Obama, first with a phone call, followed by a face-to-face talk in the White House — Mr. Nadler’s first such meeting in Mr. Obama’s tenure. Facing extraordinary pressure,...
  • IRAN is Nuclear Now! With Weapons and Delivery Systems!

    08/20/2015 8:55:28 PM PDT · by Randall_S · 41 replies
    The American Report ^ | August 20, 2015 | MG Paul E. Vallely & LTC Denny Haney
    By MG Paul Vallely, U.S. Army (Ret) And LTC Dennis B. Haney, USAF (Ret) August 20, 2015 Since 1979, a cabal of nations has aided and abetted Iran in its efforts to develop a robust nuclear program under the guise of generating a nuclear energy system. This cabal is mainly comprised of Russia, China, and North Korea. Since sanctions began being placed on Iran in 1979, with more added since, Iran still had enough free reign to develop its capabilities despite the sanctions regime because of this cabal. All the moving parts are in place, the material is there, and...
  • Obama supports Iran's self inspection (humor?)

    08/20/2015 11:18:10 AM PDT · by DanMiller · 1 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | August 20, 2015 | Dan Miller
    In an exclusive interview with the FARtz News Agency, President Obama today voiced firm support for any deal bewteen Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency permitting Iran to know for sure what it hasn't been doing at its alleged military sites.Editor’s note: This is a guest post by my (imaginary) colleague, the Very Honorable Ima Librul, Senator from the great State of Confusion Utopia. He is a founding member of CCCEB (Climate Change Causes Everything Bad), a charter member of President Obama’s Go For it Team, a senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and Chairman of the Meretricious Relations Subcommittee. He is also...
  • International inspections of Iran's nuke sites are a sick joke

    08/19/2015 3:10:12 PM PDT · by DanMiller · 4 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | August 19, 2015 | Dan Miller
    Over the past few days, Iranian officials have confirmed that international inspections of its nuke sites will be severely limited if permitted at all. This post provides excerpts from recent articles quoting them. Iran's nuke sitesThe restrictions noted in this post are in addition to previously disclosed prohibitions on access by International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspectors to military sites, which Iran itself will inspect instead. Even The Daily Beast has mentioned this problem in reliance on an Associated Press article which states, All IAEA member countries must give the agency some insight into their nuclear programs. Some are required to do no more than give a yearly accounting of the nuclear...
  • Iran threatened ‘harm’ to top nuke inspector to prevent disclosure of secret deal

    08/18/2015 1:51:43 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    Fox News ^ | 08/18/2015 | By Adam Kredo
    Iranian leaders prevented a top International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) official from disclosing to U.S. officials the nature of secret side deals with the Islamic Republic by threatening harm to him, according to regional reports. Yukiya Amano, IAEA director general, purportedly remained silent about the nature of certain side deals during briefings with top U.S. officials because he feared such disclosures would lead to retaliation by Iran, according to the spokesman for Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization (AEOI). Amano was in Washington recently to brief members of Congress and others about the recently inked nuclear accord. However, he did not discuss...
  • All Nuke Inspectors Require Approval From Iran’s Intelligence Agency

    08/17/2015 10:26:34 AM PDT · by lbryce · 6 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | August 17, 2015 | Adam Kredo
    Another roadblock to transparency in Tehran A senior Iranian official declared on Monday that international nuclear inspectors would only be permitted into the country once they receive approval from the Islamic Republic’s Intelligence Ministry, putting another roadblock between the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Iran’s contested nuclear sites. Sayyed Abbas Araqchi, Iran’s deputy foreign minister and one of the top negotiators in talks that led to the recently inked nuclear deal, told the country’s state-controlled press that Iran’s intelligence apparatus must approve of any inspector who is issued a visa to enter Iran. This requirement could complicate efforts to...
  • U.S. Came Within Seconds Of Launching Nuclear Strike On Russia

    08/14/2015 12:31:25 PM PDT · by lbryce · 92 replies
    Valuwalk ^ | August 14, 2015 | Polina Tikho
    The U.S. came within seconds of launching a nuclear strike on Russia ,unleashing WW3 during the coldest period of the Cold War, according to secret documents revealed by a historian. Washington and Russia came extremely close to a massive nuclear war because of a faulty 46-cent component that caused a computer glitch, according to the documents. The secret documents were revealed and detailed in a book by American author Eric Schlosser titled Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety. The documents include over 1,000 accidents with nuclear weapons that occurred due to the negligence...
  • Iran's and Obama's co-dependent mushroom clouds

    08/15/2015 12:30:43 PM PDT · by DanMiller · 3 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | August 15, 2015 | Dan Miller
    Courtesy of Obama, Iran's mushroom clouds will be produced by detonating atomic bombs. Obama's mushroom clouds, with help from His friends, have already been and continue to be detonated. They thrive in the absence of light and contain copious quantities of bovine fecal matter. This limerick, if applied to Obama, makes sense:Last night I saw upon the stair A little man who wasn't there. He wasn't there again today. Oh how I wish he'd go away!I. Obama gave Iran its mushroom cloudSeveral conservative media recently focused on Obama's claim, made in His August 5, 2015 address praising His "deal," that Iran had agreed to negotiate only after President Rouhani replaced Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on...
  • Florida Dem Says No to Iran Deal, Introducing Bill to Authorize Military Force

    08/13/2015 8:53:47 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 17 replies
    PJ Media ^ | August 13, 2015 | Bridget Johnson
    A House Democrat says he’ll not only vote against the Iran nuclear deal, but top it off with a bill to authorize military force as needed against the Islamic Republic to keep it from acquiring a nuclear weapon. Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-Fla.), ranking House Dem on the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, or U.S. Helsinki Commission, and a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, got quickly to the point in a Palm Beach Post op-ed: “After careful review, I have decided that I cannot support this deal.” “The goal of the recently concluded negotiations was to prevent Iran...
  • Obama to Jewish Leaders: Lay Off the Iran Deal, and I Will Lay Off You

    08/11/2015 4:43:49 AM PDT · by SJackson · 45 replies
    Tablet Magazine ^ | 8-11*15 | Lee Smith
    Obama met with Jewish leaders this week in a private meeting in D.C., followed by a curious speech the next day On Tuesday, President Obama met with Jewish community leaders at the White House for two and a half hours to explain the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Agreement. “He spent 45 minutes, laying out deal, speaking without notes,” said one participant in attendance. “He argued why the deal is better than the alternatives, even as he acknowledged that Iran is not a good actor. The meeting was very emotional, everything was out on the table.” The participant told me that...
  • America's new mega-bomb is an absolute terror — but Iran may have the last laugh

    08/08/2015 5:59:34 PM PDT · by bob_denard · 53 replies
    The Week ^ | August 5, 2015 | Paul Huard
    It 's a weapon that justifies the use of the word "awesome" to describe its power. The Massive Ordnance Penetrator — or MOP — weighs in at 30,000 pounds, is almost 20 feet long and is designed to burrow through 200 feet of earth and 60 feet of concrete before detonating. It's the king of the so-called "bunker busters" and is the largest non-nuclear weapon in the world. Delivered by the stealthy B-2 Spirit heavy strategic bomber from as high as 20,000 feet, the MOP hits the ground at supersonic speed before slamming its way toward a hardened target through...
  • Mikhail Gorbachev: US Military an ‘Insurmountable Obstacle to a Nuclear-Free World’

    08/07/2015 9:29:44 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    Der Spiegel ^ | August 06, 2015 – 12:15 PM | Joachim Mohr and Matthias Schepp
    In a Spiegel interview, former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev discusses morals and politics in the nuclear age, the crisis in Russian-American relations and his fear that an atomic weapon will some day be used. […] “It was clear to me that relations with America and the West would be a lasting dead end without atomic disarmament, with mutual distrust and growing hostility. That is why nuclear disarmament was the highest priority for Soviet foreign policy.” […] “(C)an we really imagine a world without nuclear weapons if a single country amasses so many conventional weapons that its military budget nearly tops...
  • Obama, Not His Opponents, Is Falsely Advertising His Iran Deal

    08/06/2015 2:33:21 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 16 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | August 7, 2015 | David Limbaugh
    Am I the only one getting tired of President Obama constantly berating his political opponents and accusing them of being bought? Well, he is doing it again, on his Iran nuke deal. You can always tell when Obama is nervous about a policy proposal, because he won't stop talking about it. As disturbing as Obama's militant partisanship is, what's worse is his delusional perception that anyone who disagrees with him is automatically unreasonable and corrupt. Such is the world of an egotistical narcissist. If you resist Obama, you are crooked, because those free of corrupting influences grasp the superior wisdom...
  • Iran publishes book on how to outwit US and destroy Israel

    08/05/2015 9:08:05 AM PDT · by Ray76 · 17 replies
    NY Post ^ | Aug 1, 2015 | Amir Taheri
    While Secretary of State John Kerry and President Obama do their best to paper over the brutality of the Iranian regime and force through a nuclear agreement, Iran’s religious leader has another issue on his mind: The destruction of Israel. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has published a new book called “Palestine,” a 416-page screed against the Jewish state. A blurb on the back cover credits Khamenei as “The flagbearer of Jihad to liberate Jerusalem.” Khamenei makes his position clear from the start: Israel has no right to exist as a state. He uses three words. One is “nabudi,” which means “annihilation.”...
  • The Iran Nuke Documents Obama Doesn’t Want You to See

    08/03/2015 3:55:21 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 11 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | Jul 30, 2015 | Tim Mak
    Scattered around the U.S. Capitol complex are a series of Sensitive Compartmentalized Information Facilities, or SCIFs, which are typically used to hold Top Secret information. But today in these deeply secure settings are a series of unclassified documents—items dealing with the Iran nuclear deal that are not secret, but that the Obama administration is nevertheless blocking the public from reading. The Obama administration delivered 18 documents to Congress on July 19, in accordance with legislation requiring a congressional review of the nuclear deal. Only one of these documents is classified, while the remaining 17 are unclassified. Yet many of these...
  • Wise-cracking US celebrities endorse Iran deal

    08/02/2015 1:27:21 PM PDT · by LSUfan · 28 replies
    AFP ^ | 31 July 15 | Unattributed
    Morgan Freeman, Jack Black and a host of other celebrities star in a video backing Americas' nuclear deal with Iran, wise-cracking their way through an often surreal mixture of Hollywood, politics and diplomacy. The video uploaded this week onto YouTube comes as President Barack Obama's administration tries to sell the agreement to the public and a sceptical Congress.
  • Rant | Obama continues to fix the Creator's worst mistakes

    08/02/2015 1:11:04 PM PDT · by DanMiller · 7 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | August 2, 2015 | Dan Miller
    This is a partially updated version of Fixing the Creator's worst mistakes, published on December 29, 2012. It deals mainly with Islam, Iran, the nuke "deal," illegal immigration and Obama's usurpation of power. Islam and other religionsObama is "our" Imam in Chief and in that capacity continues to preach that Islam is the religion of peace; there is neither Islamic violence nor any Islamic desire for it. Since the Islamic State is violent it is not Islamic. Coptic Christians beheaded. So what? They weren't other Muslims. Christians and Jews? Islamists are intent upon removing what they consider the curses of Christianity and Judaism. Pope Francis appears to be far more...
  • Hizbullah Sec.-Gen. Nasrallah: The U.S. Will Remain the Great Satan after Nuclear Deal

    07/29/2015 4:23:09 PM PDT · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 9 replies
    MEMRI TV ^ | 7/25/15 | Al-Manar TV (Lebanon)
    In a July 25 speech broadcast on Al-Manar TV, Hizbullah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah declared that the US "was the Great Satan before the nuclear deal and will remain the Great Satan after the nuclear deal." He added that Hizbullah is proud to accept Iranian financial and material support, and that Iran, in its turn, is proud to provide it. Nasrallah: "We are proud to be subject to sanctions by the United States of America, which is the Great Satan. The U.S. was the Great Satan before the nuclear deal, and it will remain the Great Satan after the nuclear deal....
  • John Bolton: The consequences of a bad Iran deal

    07/28/2015 6:59:06 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 28 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | July 28, 2015 | By John Bolton
    President Barack Obama has made an art form of attacking his opponents rather than substantively defending his own policies, most recently regarding the Vienna agreement on Iran’s nuclear program. Essentially, Obama argues that we must either accept his wretched deal or go to war to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons. As is typical, Obama posits the wrong choice, apparently to distract from the unpleasant reality that the agreement won’t work. It will not prevent Iran from getting nuclear weapons. So the real choice we are faced with is dealing with the consequences of military action or the consequences of...
  • WATCH: Kerry Won’t Commit to Following Law If Congress Tosses Iran Deal

    07/28/2015 5:21:00 PM PDT · by markomalley · 27 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 7/28/15 | Bridget Johnson
    Pressed by a senior House Democrat at today’s Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on the Iran deal, Secretary of State John Kerry would not commit the Obama administration to following the law if Congress shoots down the deal by a veto-proof majority. Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) noted that the deal “might be, at most, morally binding on this administration.” “The IRGC may publicly oppose this deal because that’s the best thing the Iranian government can do to pursue us to support — here in Congress to support the deal or maybe they genuinely oppose it,” he noted. Sherman asked Kerry point-blank...
  • This Sign Delivers Epic Burn to Liberals Who Support Iran Deal

    Nobody with any sort of real intelligence supports the monstrosity that’s come to be known as the Iran deal. I mean, who can honestly get behind something that allows a nation known to support and sponsor acts of radical Islamic terrorism to have a nuclear program? Oh, wait. Never mind. Loony lefties love it. I’m pretty sure this epic sign sums up how all of us really feel about this deal, and also outlines the only kind of abortion I would ever support.
  • Watch out Kim, your nukes are next! | Satire

    07/27/2015 12:01:38 PM PDT · by DanMiller · 4 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | July 27, 2015 | Dan Miller
    Having been thoroughly schooled by Iran during the P5+1 nuke negotiations on the necessity for flexibility, the Obama Administration is now even better prepared to take on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Kim learns of U.S. plans As North Korea and more recently Iran proved, sanctions are feeble devices for getting rogue nations to eliminate their nuclear weapons programs. Possibly effective in bringing such nations to the bargaining table, they tend to collapse as the negotiators come to understand the benefits their nations would realize by their elimination (the sanctions, not necessarily their nations). According to a July 26th Washington Post article titled U.S. planning to press...
  • Obama’s secret Iran deals exposed

    07/27/2015 11:56:40 AM PDT · by pabianice · 35 replies
    Wa Post ^ | 7/27/15 | Theissen
    ...[Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.)] says they asked whether they could see those agreements. He says IAEA officials replied, “ ‘Oh no, of course not, no, you’re not going to get to see those.’ And so everybody on our side of the table asked, ‘Has Secretary Kerry seen these?’ ‘No, Secretary Kerry hasn’t seen them. No American is ever going to get to see them.’ ” It turns out that only the two parties — the IAEA and Iran — get to see the actual agreements (though you can see a picture of Iranian and IAEA officials holding up what appear...
  • Why Israel Is Going To Bomb Iran [And We Can Thank Obama For It]

    07/25/2015 11:12:55 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 63 replies
    EAD ^ | 07/20/2105 | Michael Snyder
    Thanks to Barack Obama, it is only a matter of time before Israel feels forced to conduct a massive military strike against Iran’s nuclear program. When that happens, Iran will strike back, and hundreds if not thousands of missiles will rain down on Israel. This exchange will likely spark a major regional war in the Middle East, and that could end up plunging the entire planet into chaos. If Barack Obama was attempting to prevent such a scenario from playing out, he failed miserably. Personally, I think that the deal that was just made with Iran is absolutely horrible. Perhaps...
  • This World Leader Just Destroyed Both Obama And Clinton With One EXPLOSIVE Truth Bomb

    07/25/2015 10:05:46 AM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 45 replies ^ | July 20, 2015 | Yochanan Visser