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Posts Tagged ‘sanctions’

… You Have Problems with Iran [#negotiations]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,May 15th,2016

.. and find it possible to even trust that these bastards can be trusted to even come close to living up to terms of the deal …

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

.. especially when these guys are playing fast , cute , and loose with the facts …

.. as Ronaldus magnus put it vis-a-vis the Russkies , noviyai yet proviyai , a.k.a. , trust but verify … and Iran is notorious for hiding , obfuscating , and cheating …

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… Congress needs to Ride Herd on POTUS [#iran nuclear negotiations]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,May 6th,2016

.. it seems that His Lordship is trying to give away the store …

.. and then some ..

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

.. Some of the sanctions are executive in nature . Those are ones that POTUS can deal with on his own . However , the others are ones that were passed into law by statute . Those are ones that POTUS cannot waive ….

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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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