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Iran says Obama Fact sheet spins the Facts

Mohammad Javad Zarif Khonsari Minister of Foreign Affairs for Iran tweeted that President Obama is spinning the framework of the Iran Nuclear talks The solutions are good for all, as they stand. There is no need to spin using "fact sheets" so early on. — Javad Zarif (@JZarif) April 2, 2015 Walid Shoebat had this to say: So how easy is it for Iran to renege on its deal? While […]

No ones Home at the White House

The absence of true leadership has created chaos at home and abroad. What has gone wrong with the U.S. government in the past month? Just about everything, from the fundamental to the ridiculous. Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the United States to warn Congress about the dangers of a nuclear Iran. He spoke without the invitation of an irritated President Obama, who claimed that he did not even watch […]

U.S. President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu walk during an official welcoming ceremony at Ben Gurion International Airport near Tel Aviv March 20, 2013. REUTERS/Nir Elias

Netanyahu wins Israel election despite Obama’s best efforts

Despite the Obama White House best efforts to derail Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the Israeli election, Likud won 30  seats (Reuters) – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won a come-from-behind victory in Israel’s election on Wednesday after tacking hard to the right in the final days of campaigning, including abandoning a commitment to negotiate a Palestinian state. In a four-day pre-election blitz, Netanyahu made a series of promises designed to […]

Pelosi warns Netanyahu: Speech to Congress will hurt Iran talks

Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) this week warned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that his coming speech before Congress threatens to sink the nuclear talks between Iran and the United States. “I think that such a presentation could send the wrong message,” the House Democratic leader told reporters during the Democrats’ annual issues retreat in Philadelphia. “That’s my view, and I shared that with the prime minister today.” A Pelosi spokesman […]

U.S. President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu walk during an official welcoming ceremony at Ben Gurion International Airport near Tel Aviv March 20, 2013. REUTERS/Nir Elias

Obama steaming over Big Bad Bibi

Fee fi fo fum.  Big bad Bibi is coming to DC town — and Barack is VERY angry.  Not only that, and possibly worse,  Jeffrey Goldberg at The Atlantic may be equally as angry. The journalist insists Netanyahu making a speech to Congress at the speaker’s invitation is a “disaster” or — in the words of my grandmother — “not good for the Jews.”  And Jeff should know.  He’s an […]