Thursday, June 5, 2008
And Obama Would Negotiate With This Ahmadinejad Loon
It’s almost impossible to believe that Barack Obama is the best the Democratic Party has to offer. This guy is the product of “black liberation theology” which has its roots in the Marxist liberation theology of men like Fidel Castro and Hugo Chavez.
What the hell is wrong with the Democrats? We knew they were still moving left, but most of us thought they were already about as far to the left as they could be. With their selection of Obama, the Democrats are beginning to weave an agenda of socialism.
Of course, we already knew that Obama was willing to sit down and break bread with the likes of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, even as that evil little man spouts his latest threats. (The above cartoon is from www.hoover.org.)
Here is a June 2 article from Reuters:
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Iran's Ahmadinejad says Israel will "disappear"
By Hossein Jaseb and Fredrik Dahl Reuters - Monday, June 2 09:01 pm
TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran's president said on Monday Israel would soon disappear off the map and that the "satanic power" of the United States faced destruction, in his latest verbal attack on the Islamic Republic's arch-enemies.
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was speaking at a gathering of foreign guests marking this week's 19th anniversary of the death of Iran's late revolutionary leader, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the official IRNA news agency said.
"You should know that the criminal and terrorist Zionist regime which has 60 years of plundering, aggression and crimes in its file has reached the end of its work and will soon disappear off the geographical scene," he said.
Turning to the United States, Ahmadinejad said the era of decline and destruction of its "satanic power" had begun.
Ahmadinejad, who often rails against the West, is expected to travel to Rome on Tuesday to attend a U.N. summit on global food security. It will be his first visit to western Europe since he won the presidency in 2005.
In Washington, White House spokeswoman Dana Perino described Ahmadinejad's comments as "that kind of rhetoric that just serves to further isolate the Iranian people".
U.S. State Department spokesman Sean McCormack condemned the Iranian president's latest comments on Israel: "Again, more hateful vitriol coming from President Ahmadinejad."
The United States, which severed ties with Iran shortly after its 1979 Islamic revolution, is leading efforts to isolate Tehran over its disputed nuclear programme, which the West suspects is a front for developing atomic bombs.
Washington says it wants a diplomatic resolution to the nuclear row but has not ruled out military action if that fails.
Iran, the world's fourth-largest oil producer, says its nuclear programme is only aimed at generating electricity and insists it will not bow to Western pressure.
Opposition to Israel is a fundamental principle in Shi'ite Muslim Iran, which backs Palestinian militants opposed to peace with the Jewish state.
A 2005 statement by Ahmadinejad saying that Israel should be "wiped off the map" outraged the international community.
The call was originally made by Khomeini and Ahmadinejad referred to this at another speech on Monday evening at the shrine near Tehran where the Islamic Republic's founder is buried, saying "his ideal is about to be materialised today."
He added: "The Zionist regime is in a total dead end and, God willing, this desire will soon be realised and the epitome of perversion will disappear off the face of the world."
The crowd chanted "Death to Israel" and "Death to America."
In April, a senior Iranian army commander said Iran would respond to any military attack from Israel by "eliminating" it.
Some analysts have speculated that Israel might attack Iran to stop its nuclear work. Iran says it has developed ballistic missiles able to hit Israel and U.S. bases in the region.
(Additional reporting by Hashem Kalantari in Tehran and by Jeremy Pelofsky and Sue Pleming in Washington; Editing by Ibon Villelabeitia)
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The government of Iran will never negotiate in a meaningful way with the United States. To them we are nothing more than "infidels" for whom they can have no respect. Even if they did talk to us, they could never be trusted to keep their word.
The new yet-to-be-decided American administration will choose how it wants to deal with the Iranian problem, but Israel will never permit Iran to possess a nuclear weapon. Even if they have to act on their own, they will do so because their very survival is at stake.
When that attack does take place, things will get much worse throughout the world, including in and around Israel, Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere.
The growing tension won't be the fault of the Israelis; it will be because Islamic fundamentalism - led by Iran - is determined to destroy us all.
The clock is ticking.
SFC Chuck Grist