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Still think

Post by woodchip » Mon Dec 18, 2017 11:38 am

Obama was good for our country?:
In its determination to secure a nuclear deal with Iran, the Obama administration derailed an ambitious law enforcement campaign targeting drug trafficking by the Iranian-backed terrorist group Hezbollah, even as it was funneling cocaine into the United States, according to a POLITICO investigation.
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Re: Still think

Post by Tunnelcat » Mon Dec 18, 2017 4:43 pm

So? Priorities woody, priorities. Obama is no longer president, Trump is, last I checked. So my question to you is, has Trump made our country any better, or at least made any better deals like he bragged about during his campaign, better deals than those bad ones that Obama obviously made? He hasn't even gotten his own DEA supported and protected from the swamp monsters in Congress and the evil lobbyists from private enterprise in order to protect his own citizens from the greedy pharmaceutical companies.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics ... 1f8e247f26

Meanwhile, Trump's out there strutting his stuff and saber rattling with a mentally unstable North Korean dictator who has his hands on more nukes than Iran currently has. He's even undercutting his own Secretary of State since he thinks he can do things better. Ready for a little radioactive fallout because of Trump's big fat mouth woody?

Speaking of North Korea, Trump also has a problem now with figuring out how to stop a new illicit funding method that this enemy of the U.S. has creatively come up with. It gets around those sanctions Trump loathes too, so it should be right up his alley for some brilliant Trump solution. It appears Bitcoin is the new way NK has found to fund itself, despite the sanctions. Since we know that Trump doesn't really believe in sanctions, what's Trump got up his sleeve to stop that little problem? Nuke the place? That's the only concrete idea I've heard from him as of late. If Trump can come up with a better deal or solution that doesn't involve war, I'll be positively amazed. :wink:

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Re: Still think

Post by vision » Mon Dec 18, 2017 5:32 pm

Wait, are we comparing the failed war on drugs to the dangers of nuclear proliferation? Looks like someone has warped priorities...
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Re: Still think

Post by Tunnelcat » Tue Dec 19, 2017 4:30 pm

I don't know. Which is worse, President Reagan selling actual military arms to Iran and getting screwed in the process since Hezbollah decided to seize even more hostages after releasing the first batch as part of Reagan's "deal" (I'm not even going to mention what Reagan did with the money he got from the deal), or President Obama's decision to not interfere with Hezbollah's drug income all because he wanted a nuclear deal with Iran?

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Re: Still think

Post by callmeslick » Tue Dec 19, 2017 9:02 pm

smokescreen du jour, and my little trip down to VA, and the rumors I'm hearing, explain why. Remember a few short days ago, when Cheetolini's people were squalking about Mueller getting 5000 transition team emails from the GSA(perfectly legal if a criminal investigation ongoing), when the Orange One's people had complied already by coughing up the paltry 183 or so which they deemed relevant? Over the weekend, it is rumored, the White House and Transition team officials were informed that Mueller has had the whole bundle of emails for MONTHS, and thus, clearly asked them only to confirm the extent of obstruction ongoing. This shit just got real for literally a couple dozen people.
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Re: Still think

Post by Nightshade » Wed Dec 20, 2017 8:20 am

Related to Woody's post:
Israeli politicians lashed out at former US president Barack Obama after an exposé in Politico alleged that his administration had blocked a major investigation into Hezbollah’s global drug trafficking activities so that Iran would sign the 2015 deal to curb its nuclear activities.

“Obama must return his Nobel Peace Prize,” if the Politico story is correct, Yesh Atid chairman Yair Lapid said.

“Israel warned repeatedly that there can be no connection between the nuclear deal and anti-terror activity, certainly against Hezbollah... We also warned of this specifically, because of the proven link between Hezbollah and Iran.”
http://www.jpost.com/American-Politics/ ... eal-518430
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Re: Still think

Post by Top Gun » Wed Dec 20, 2017 10:43 pm

If Israeli politicians hate it, that almost automatically makes it a good thing.
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