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To the Ayatollah: "Make my day"

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Submitted by Michael S (United States), Apr 28, 2015 at 21:04

Hi, Tovey

I may be crossing my own previous post. Time lag... it happens. You said,

Why does anyone still think Iran is under anyone's control?

I think most, if not all, people think of the world as divided into two parts: US and THEM. According to this thinking, every country has to be controlled by some other power, real or imagined. You went on to say,

Even before announcing an inevitable crossing of the nuclear threshold, Iran's revolutionary leadership has already claimed its triumph by saying that the United States has fouled the nuclear containment agreement and therefore are not binding themselves to any attempt to honor its provisions

I don't think anyone seriously believes Iran will honor its commitments. After all, it hasn't honored its comitments with the IAEA. Can a tiger change its own stripes? Those who favor the "peace" deal, as far as I can see it, are not in favor of peace; they're in favor of Iran getting nukes so they can destroy Israel.

Therein lays a conundrum; if lifting sanctions was a foreign policy action of the US Administration to ease Iran's ambitions / tensions in one direction, how does opposing Iran in regards to Yemen's (with interposing the 'big stick') make sense: anyone?

None of it makes sense; Even Obama's supporters must admit that he makes no sense. They vote for him not because they don't think he's an idiot; but because they think he's THEIR idiot. This applies even to American Jews, who are bigger idiots than Obama for voting Democrat.

I don't think many people in the Middle East are fooled by Iran. Iran is an independent actor, which pulls the strings of puppets Iraq, Syria, Hizbullah, Yemen-Sana'a and somethimes Gaza. The Israelis are especially clear on this: A rocket from Hizbullah, for instance, is a rocket from Iran; and an attack on Hizbullah is an attack on Iran. I'm waiting for the Israelis to blow Hizbullah out of the water, blow the smoke from their pistols and tell the Iranians to "Make their day".

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