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… Congress must intervene in the Iran Sanctions process [#oversight]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,May 11th,2016

.. given the ObamaCraps actions regarding Iran , Congress should and must intervene …

.. the large mass of the sanctions are statutory . Congress enacted them , and POTUS has no lawful right to waive them . it is Congress ‘ position to defend its turf , and it needs to do so …

.. [h/t — DebkaFiles.com]..
.. [link] to the intelligence report …

.. Congress must act , whether POTUS likes it or not . At a minimum , Congress should and must pass a new sanctions bill . It would be one that would give the body the power to review any final deal on sanctions with Iran . Yes , POTUS will veto it , but that does not matter . Congress must step in and override his veto …

.. that is only a starting point . The overall sanctions regime must be reviewed , and then must be tightened . Iran must be educated and made to understand that the United States cannot and will not back down …

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… U.S. Sanctions on Israel ?? [#insanity]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,April 11th,2016

.. is Obama crazy ?? …

.. given POTUS ‘ background , though , folks , I am not so sure …

.. [h/t — TruthRevolt.org]..
.. [link] to the blog column ..

.. Obama & his family are ethnic Kenyan . That explains his anti – colonialist animus , especially towards Great Britain . But Israel ? It is probably more because of him being pro – Palestinian [and , anti – colonialist] …

.. the thing is , Obama ‘ s hatred of Israel is extremely passionate . More than that , he hates the fact that the Israeli left has effectively collapsed . The Israeli center is where the main opposition is at these days . Most of all , Obama hates the Israeli right , in general , and Benjamin Netanyahu , in particular …

.. if there was someway , fair or foul , that POTUS could use to get rid of Bibi , he would use it , no matter how stinky it is . That is why this sanctions threat is no idle one , folks …

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… Meddling in Israeli politics is Usually a Bad Idea [#backfire]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,April 1st,2016

.. whether it be an open attempt , or a sly one , a US Administration that tries to meddle in Israeli politics is asking for trouble . They are playing with fire …

.. Israeli voters are some of the best educated and smartest on the planet . They can see and smell an attempt at meddling and / or open interference from 100 miles away . As a result , the attempt usually has the unintended but different result . The attempt backfires , and the Administration has to deal with something and someone that they openly dispise …

.. [h/t — TruthRevolt.org]..
.. [link] to the blog column …

.. be careful for what you wish for . You just might get the opposite …

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… Wrong , Vickie , Very Wrong [#economics]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,December 30th,2014

.. Victoria Nuland is apparently a true ObamaCrap …

.. and that is a big problem for U.S. policy ..

.. her idea is that His Lordship ‘ s policies have brought Russia into economic line . Wrong ,Very Wrong …

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog news …

.. it is the plunging price of a barrel of oil , and its effects on the Russian economy that are acting to bring Russia to heel . Russia is a borderline Second World economy with a First World nuclear force . Their economy is grossly underdeveloped , with much of it focused on state – controlled companies and state enterprises . Some are economically viable ; others are not . that is what is working , not POTUS ‘ policy choices …

.. Russia ‘ s economy is far too heavily dependent on oil and natural resources for its economic development . That , and the concentration of economic forces in the state sector , make Russia waaaay too vulnerable to an economic price shock . Which is what is is going on now , not the effect of sanctions ….

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… Larry Kudlow has some Excellent Points [on Russian sanctions]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,March 26th,2014

.. so that you have access to what I have read …

.. [h/t — NationalReview]..
.. [link] to the article …

.. Kudlow has a knowledge base  and an electronic rolodex as long as anyone in the financial world . He has been in government (not much) , but most of his career has been spent in the private sector . Now , he is retiring from his CNBC show , ” Kudlow & Company ” at the end of this month . When Larry talks , people listen …

.. I think that the French are game for this ; ditto the British …

.. the Germans may well do it , but they have the most to lose by not doingbusiness with Russia ..

.. however , POTUS is going to have to discover the meaning of the word leadership . Also , diplomacy . And , tact …

.. remember , His Lordship is not exactly the most trustworthy person on the planet . People believe far more in folks like Cameron (U.K.) , Hollande(France) , and Merkel (Germany) . Not Obama …

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