Saudi Arabia Says Iran ‘Unquestionably Sponsored’ Attack On Oil Facilities – NPR

Since my teenage years, and I am 65, the kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been a thorn in the side of the world. I remember when they formed OPEC and then shut off the fuel supply to the United States. I remember standing in lines trying to get to my college classes type of hat the gas needed to get me there. They have been bad players from the beginning and they continue to be so. They are cruel to their people and let them live in poverty even though the royal family lives in luxury that most of us cannot even comprehend.

Let us not forget Mohammed bin Salman, the current Prince of Saudi Arabia ordered the murder of an American journalist, we will not forget khashoggi.

And so now in order to start a pot Saudi Arabia says that Iran definitely sponsored this attack on their oil facilities. Were they a name sponsor or just one that wanted to be in the credits? They can’t point to Iran as the launcher of the missiles because they were launched from Iraq granted Iran has a lot of reasons to do this to Saudi Arabia but it is not enough of a reason for us to jump into a war once again in the middle East and make more generations hate us well into the future.

this is hard for me to say because I really despise them haven’t but Trump is actually doing the more measured in response to this incident. we have oil reserves in the United States that are kept specifically for this kind of strategic need. Trust me the Saudi Arabian government is going to use all its wealth to rebuild a refined race. And in the meantime do United States is going to make some extra much-needed dollars on the foreign trade front.

The Saudi Arabians are well-known to say they will fight with a ran with the last American soldier’s blood.we have sent him so much in military prowess why aren’t they using it themselves? Why are they doing a proxy war in Yemen? Why do they want the United States to shed blood of our soldiers before they even put their toe into the pool?

The world right now is a tinderbox and resembles what history has shown us the world look like prior to Major Wars. I know I don’t have the appetite for a war and I am sure that the majority of the American people do not as well. If Benjamin netanyahu is actually taken out of office and Israel I see a little bit of the marched War slowing down because we might finally have a breath of fresh air from an election.

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Washington Post journalist Jamal khashoggi who was murdered by the crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman

Attacks on crucial Saudi oil sites threaten to renew Gulf tensions – NBC News

If Trump and Kushner were not in bed with the Saudi Prince I would think that this may have been an attack orchestrated by the US. Overnight the United States became the largest reservoir of oil in the world. Prices of oil have gone up by 15% overnight. This is going to cripple the Saudi economy.

I don’t think that Iran had any reason to do an attack on the Saudis right now. The US was in talks to soften sanctions on Iran that Trump and post. Iran’s economy needs this influx of much-needed cash. But then of course Trump negotiates buy a tweet. It’s funny, for a man who campaigned saying that President Obama was too open about troop movements and the search, Trump seems to be an open book if you just follow him on Twitter. This is not a way for our government to be run but of course I think everybody in this country sees that. May we make it until 2021 and I hope he actually leaves office.

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NOAA Says Trump Was Right About Hurricane Dorian’s Threat To Alabama – NPR

Under Trump the United States of America is no longer recognizable. He mandates States so that there is no primary against him in the Republican party, that’s a page out of any dictators book.

He tells lies and gets the government to backup is lieabout a hurricane that had no intention of going to Alabama, Putin would be very proud of his little boy.

Shame on you NOAA!

He releases photos from a military satellite giving everyone our abilities to look at other countries without thinking about the repercussions just because he wanted to stick it to Iran.
He mandates States so that there is no primary against him in the Republican party, that’s a page out of any dictators book.

He tells lies and gets the government to backup is lieabout a hurricane that had no intention of going to Alabama, Putin would be very proud of his little boy.

He releases photos from a military satellite giving everyone our abilities to look at other countries without thinking about the repercussions just because he wanted to stick it to Iran.

The Republican party is morally bankrupt. Look at the conservative party in the UK. 22 of their members include Winston Churchill’s grandson and some that have served decades I’ve given up their seats in Parliament to do the right thing. Have you seen any Republicans do that? Even Jo Johnson, Boris Johnson’s younger brother, quit Parliament because he said that his brother is going against what is right for the UK.

I’m 65 years old and I’ve seen some elections that people said were pivotal. I don’t think there has been one in my lifetime as pivotal as what’s coming up in 2020. I’m just worried that whatever happens Trump won’t abide by the results and he’ll do what his primary opponent Joe Walsh, a former member of Congress who started the tea party, said if Trump didn’t win he wanted people to take up their muskets. In today’s world that’s an AK-47.

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The tiny hands that wielded the Sharpie to try to back up his lie

Wyden Slams Republican FEC Commissioners for Blocking Probe of NRA, Possible Campaign Finance Violations – Newsweek

I hope alarm bells are going off all over the country and ringing loudly in Washington. Our democracy is being attacked and the present administration is walking mean it. They understand that they’re cozying up to dictators means that dictators want Trump to stay in office. This is not a conspiracy theory at all, this is being done in plain sight by Trump. His love affair with Putin, Kim jong-un and even the leader of China Ximakes these people want him to remain in office. What better way to keep him in office but to rig the election.

I watched last night the Democratic chairman of the Federal election commission almost apoplectic almost be apoplectic regarding the fact that her fellow commissioners of the Republican persuasion refuse to look into anything that has to do with Russia and election interference. This is only inviting more interference by every single dictatorship that Trump has weirdly embraced. I think that if you see him getting close to start dealing with Iran it’s because he knows Iran has the ability to rig our elections as well and he doesn’t want any of the players who will attack our democracy in 2020 not be on his side. There should be no his side there should only be the site of America, the United States of America.

There should be no his side there should only be the site of America, the United States of America.

If this is #MAGA2020 I want nothing to do with it.

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Maria Butina, leader of a pro-gun organization, speaks on October 8, 2013 during a press conference in Moscow.

PHOTO: STR/GETTY

White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham Reportedly Involved in Scuffle With North Korean Security at DMZ – Newsweek

I am all for peace. But capitulating 2 strongman dictator that killed his own people and gets a much-needed photo op with the president of the United States that I do not condone. Illustrative of the fact that this illegitimate ruler of North Korea is not good people is the way his military true YouTube our press. There is no freedom of the press in North Korea and they wanted nothing of what America stands for within the demilitarized zone.

I wish the current occupant of the White House witch spend as much time with Iranian officials. We had a perfectly good denuclearization plan with Iran but Trump tore it up because it was something that President Obama did. It seems that anything that President Obama did Trump is jealous of whether it be a ranian denuclearization, the affordable Care act or more importantly the Paris climate Accord.

Let’s hope this new press secretary at the White House will continue in defending freedom of the press when she gets back to the White House the same way she did in North Korea.

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Trump Officials Prepare to Bypass Congress to Sell Weapons to Gulf Nations – NYT

Do you remember when do United States promoted democracy across the globe? It wasn’t that long ago, like in 2016. Now we have a government that praises dictators and welcomes them into the White House with open arms. Now we have a government that believes liars like Putin and Mohammed Bin Salman.now we have a government that says there are good people on both sides when white nationalist kill someone in Charlottesville.

We are not used to selling arms, We are in the arms Dealer to the world. Of course we never had a former Boeing executive as the acting Secretary of Defense before. Selling arms to other countries has a process.and the process needs to go through Congress but this President and his administration believe they are above the law. let’s see how the spineless republicans in Congress hold up the power of their branch of government, I have very little faith they will.

So let’s all bask in the orb of Darkness that is descending upon a country under this Administration. The little boy that never grew up, Jared Kushner, is having his day. John Bolton knows that this is going to provoke Iran. So everybody’s having their cake and eating it too.

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Honestly, could you imagine if President Obama had participated in this cold like orb ceremony? Republicans in Congress has heads would all have exploded.

Saudi Arabia cuts off relations with Iran, recalls diplomats in dispute over execution – LA Times

The Saudi regime seems to be in a self destruct mode. First it floods the market with cheap oil. Then it attacks Yemen and a Viet Nam style quagmire for themselves. And then this weekend they execute 47 people hoping that’s one of those 47 would be noticed. But he was one of the beloved and demons and repercussions are being felt throughout the Middle East.
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Iranian demonstrators in Tehran on Sunday chant slogans during a protest denouncing the execution of Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, a prominent opposition Shiite cleric, in Saudi Arabia.

(Vahid Salemi / Associated Press)

http://www.latimes.com/world/middleeast/la-fg-protests-iran-saudi-arabia-execution-20160103-story.html

The United States is a drug, and we just got Iran and Cuba hooked

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This will put Secretary of State Kerry and President Obama in the history books

When we signed the trade agreement with China, they got hooked.
When we signed NAFTA, Mexico got hooked.
When the Soviet Union started to talk to us, they got hooked.
Cuba and Iran  now join the league of nations that are hooked on United States of America.
The culture of the United States is infectious. It’s aspirational to the rest of the world. And I am so tired of the naysayers saying that America is in at sunset years. We have a satellite the size of a grand piano orbiting Pluto all made in the USA. General Motors is about to launch a car next year that will get 200 miles on one charge and with the tax incentives will cost to consumer only $20,000!
The reason the ayatollahs sign this agreement is simply because seven thirty eight percent of the population of Iran wanted this Agreement signed. Having a ran as a frienenemy is much better than having them has a full flight enemy They want peace, and so should our leaders. Leaders who push for war or just pushing to maintain their coffers full of money from the military industrial complex.
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