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Bolton: We’re In Decline As Iran Ascends

Bolton: We’re In Decline As Iran Ascends

John Bolton, the former George W. Bush Ambassador to the UN, a long-time opponent of that organization, has formed a political action committee in his own name. Bolton is circulating an email raising the specter of a nuclear Iran placing it’s as-yet undeveloped weapons on ships anchored in international waters within striking range of the […]

February 26, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Joe Lieberman Predicts US And/Or Israel Attacks Iran In 2014

On Fox News Sunday the former Connecticut Senator expressed either what he thinks will happen and/or what he hopes will happen. LIEBERMAN: Yes, I want to talk about the legislation introduced in the Senate now sponsored by almost 50 members, which would impose tougher new sanctions on Iran if these negotiations fail. President Obama has […]

December 30, 2013 / More... ( comments)

Conservative Big Wants War With Iran Now

Norman Podhoretz, a former editor of Commentary magazine for 35 years,  is a big name in conservative circles. He’s advocating we “strike Iran now.” Given how very unlikely it is that President Obama, despite his all-options-on-the-table protestations to the contrary, would ever take military action, the only hope rests with Israel. If, then, Israel fails […]

December 12, 2013 / More... ( comments)

Americans Back Iran Deal By 2-1 Margin

Reuters/Ipsos shows that Americans overwhelmingly favor the Iran deal. According to the Reuters/Ipsos survey, 44 percent of Americans support the interim deal reached between Iran and six world powers in Geneva, and 22 percent oppose it. While indicating little trust among Americans toward Iranian intentions, the survey also underscored a strong desire to avoid new […]

November 26, 2013 / More... ( comments)

Republicans Opposed Obama’s Iran Deal Before They Knew What It Was

In typical anti-Obama fashion, Republicans were against the deal with Iran even before the details were announced. A couple of minutes after 9 p.m. on Saturday, word crossed the news wires that negotiators in Geneva had reached an agreement on Iran’s nuclear program. Then, at 9:08 p.m. — before any details of the pact were […]

November 25, 2013 / More... ( comments)

Kaplan: Our Deal With Iran A ‘Triumph’

Fred Kaplan at Slate says the Iran deal is everything President Obama wanted to achieve. Had George W. Bush made the deal, Republicans would be ecstatic. The deal just signed by Iran and the P5+1 nations (the United States, Britain, France, Russia, and China plus Germany) is precisely the hoped-for deal laid out [by the […]

November 24, 2013 / More... ( comments)

Ben Smith: Nobel Committee Can Feel More Confident Now About Obama’s Peace Prize

Ben Smith at Buzzfeed believes with the new Iran deal, President Obama may now be more worthy of the Nobel Peace Prize than he was when he received it. Obama was elected as an anti-war figure, but his legacy has been split between winding down two wars and escalating America’s campaign of drone strikes and […]

November 24, 2013 / More... ( comments)

Republicans Denounced Iran Deal Before It Was Announced

If President Obama accomplishes something, it must be wrong. On a day of an historic agreement with Iran, Obama Derangement Syndrome kicked in before the agreement was even announced. Illinois Senator Mark Kirk: “I share the President’s goal of finding a diplomatic solution to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapons capability, but this deal […]

November 24, 2013 / More... ( comments)

Fact Sheet On Iran Deal

Fact Sheet On Iran Deal

Here are the highlights of the deal with Iran and six world powers: Iran has committed to halt enrichment above 5%: · Halt all enrichment above 5% and dismantle the technical connections required to enrich above 5%. Iran has committed to neutralize its stockpile of near-20% uranium: · Dilute below 5% or convert to a […]

November 24, 2013 / More... ( comments)

GOP Senator: Iran Deal Designed To Distract From Obamacare

It’s amazing how delusional some Republicans are both about Obamacare and the Iran deal. To say that one is to distract from the other means the Obama administration isn’t supposed to do anything else other than health care. Forget about foreign policy. Forget about immigration. Forget about anything but a poorly functioning website. Texas Senator […]

November 24, 2013 / More... ( comments)

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