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You're too late Mr Pompeo. The Saudis are already planning a response.

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So now after all he has said before suddenly Trump believes his intelligence people? more alternative facts?

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Given the pentagon is actually keeping world ending information from the so called leader, one wonders what's being held back this time round. The rule of thumb with america remains. Don't trust, thoroughly verify!!!

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Some European allies have called for a careful investigation of responsibility, worried that Trump was escalating tensions with a country he has long called a top U.S. enemy.

These would be the people who remember Colin Powell's certainty of weapons of mass destruction hidden away in Iraq.

Been there, done that.

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I've been saying for years on this site that war with Iran was on the agenda and that it would start with a false flag attack.

People called me a "conspiracy nut".

Yet here we are.

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I've been saying for years on this site that war with Iran was on the agenda and that it would start with a false flag attack.

People called me a "conspiracy nut".

Yet here we are.

So does that mean all the other batty conspiracy theories you've belted out are correct too?!?!

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Trump last year withdrew the U.S. from an international agreement,

The world is even less safe now that the US is led by a corrupt, bumbling oaf who's shown little if any interest in trying to understand global complexities (beyond ways for him and his family to make money - and pay back their debts).

Trump seems motivated by undermining anything done by the Obama administration, while Trump and his regime are undermining principles of the republic.

Who knows who all Trump listens to for advice, or even if he's willing to listen to anyone, especially anyone whose information and opinion might conflict in anyway with his. After all, listening to people takes time which might keep him from playing golf and tweeting.

Trump's inarticulate, the WORST communicator of any modern president, even worse than Bush 43.

Given how many times Trump's flip-flopped, who knows how long it will take before he changes his mind on any topic.

Perhaps worst of all Trump has shown he's a pathological liar. Only a few of his remaining supporters might believe anything he says.

Trump: making the world less safe every day he's in office.

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Yet here we are.

The problem is some people are as sure of your conspiracy theories as you are with assessment by US intelligency. You're going to oppose what ever the case.

You'd oppose:

Sanctions against Iran even if it meant conflict is averted;

You'd oppose intelligence even if it meant to appease you means fully revealing capability and covert methodologies;

You'd oppose Obama's ways of dealing with it too, ie just send in covert teams, or drones standoff attacks and neitger confirm nor deny it ever happen.

Meanwhile tankers, airports, pipeline, even civillians attacked without opposition.

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The US GDP 4.2 percent up under Trump’s administration-making Americans wealthier!

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The US GDP 4.2 percent up under Trump’s administration-making Americans wealthier!

Reminds me of the booming economy right before little Bush crashed it!

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I still think this is being hyped up way too much, I seriously doubt that there will be a major undertaking and troops storming into Iran, don’t believe it, but we shall see. I do think however, the media needs to turn it down a notch, seems like they’re more itching for. War, makes enormous clicks that’s for sure.

The world is even less safe now that the US is led by a corrupt, bumbling oaf who's shown little if any interest in trying to understand global complexities

The last President thought he knew the world as well goin on an apology tour kissing the hand of every adversary and it did nothing, but the opposite, made us look weak, vulnerable and laughable.

Trump seems motivated by undermining anything done by the Obama administration,

With good reason.

while Trump and his regime are undermining principles of the republic.

By not taking it up the rear? Good.

Who knows who all Trump listens to for advice, or even if he's willing to listen to anyone, especially anyone whose information and opinion might conflict in anyway with his. After all, listening to people takes time which might keep him from playing golf and tweeting.

You don’t know that, you’re doing the same thing the media is doing and that’s speculating, historically Trump never liked war, doesn’t now, don’t know how or what Bolton or Pompeo think, but they and the Pentagon have a lot more insight than all of us on JT, so throwing stones is easy when we can’t see the overall picture.

Trump's inarticulate, the WORST communicator of any modern president, even worse than Bush 43. 

Yeah and Obama with all his smarts got taken to the cleaners by everyone from Putin to Chavez, give me a break.

Given how many times Trump's flip-flopped, who knows how long it will take before he changes his mind on any topic. 

Perhaps worst of all Trump has shown he's a pathological liar. Only a few of his remaining supporters might believe anything he says.

We won’t know, it’s a complex issue, the problem with the haters is that they hat this President so much, they’re getting worked up and would rather believe the lying media that’s gunning for his demise instead of taking a let’s see approach. Nothing happened yet, relax, PT.

Trump: making the world less safe every day he's in office.

Yeah, we keep hearing that myth, thank God we have an unapologetic President that st least won’t bend to any adversary. I hope and pray that it won’t come to any military conflict, but this appeasement that haunted us for the 8 years needs to stop or the confrontation fm our adversaries will only worsen.

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@burningbush 've been saying for years on this site that war with Iran was on the agenda and that it would start with a false flag attack.

People called me a "conspiracy nut".

Maybe you weren't a 'nut'. Lots of conspiracy theories. Maybe you were able to say that because you had inside information as a GRU operative working in support of the Trump campaign. There were lots of you guys, after all.

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@kurispsu The US GDP 4.2 percent up under Trump’s administration-making Americans wealthier!

Trump took a solid economy and goosed it up. Corrections are inevitable.

And the negative externalities - reductions in environmental protection leading to increased pollution levels, reductions in consumer and worker protection - and other Trump-led measures could make the lives of most Americans even worse.

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Saudi Arabia wants to dominate the oil market and crush the Iranian supply, which is in direct competition. Trump wants to bump up his poll numbers for 2020, and he thinks that he can do that by starting a fake war with Iran. If anyone thinks that a war with Iran would be a quick, easy victory like Trump wants them to think, they are sadly mistaken. This could turn into a massive catastrophe the likes of which we have never seen.

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Saudi Arabia wants to dominate the oil market and crush the Iranian supply, which is in direct competition. Trump wants to bump up his poll numbers for 2020

And Putin knows Russia's best chance for re-establishing its empire is to have greater control over global oil and gas markets.

A perfect storm ahead thanks to the world's dependence on fossil fuels.

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After 2 years of bashing their allies and cancelling the Iran deal, the US of A are trying to call them for help.

No chance. I think everyone can see what's going on. Iraq was not so long ago after all.

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All this, of course, kickstarted by the US itself thanks to its unilateral and unsupported withdrawal from the 2015 internal nuclear deal agreement with Iran and the rest of the developed world and the sanctions it subsequently chose to apply, along with threats and economic blackmail against anyone else in the world who would have preferred not to go along with those sanctions. The Strait of Hormuz would still be safe for shipping - as it was up until now - if not for the US obsession with Iran.

And Pompeo just expects everyone else to believe him?

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So does that mean all the other batty conspiracy theories you've belted out are correct too?!?!

Actually the one about Trump conspiring with the Russians turned out to be false, according to Mueller.

Can't be right every time.

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Actually the one about Trump conspiring with the Russians turned out to be false, according to Mueller.

No, it showed collusion, just not to a level of criminal conspiracy.

Can't be right every time.

Or even this time.

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What's Pompeo Tonkin about?

But really, it could be the Iranians are responsible for these attacks on the tankers. As of yet I haven't seen enough evidence to make me believe it. If it's proven they did, then I think we need to talk to John Kerry who has been to Iran and saying who knows what to them.

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Pompous, portly Pompeo's picturesque pique fails to persuade.

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@NCIS

You forgot "pillock" ; )

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Pompeo's predictable mantra and beginning of the familiar drumbeat: One fer awl, awl fer one! (i.e., hands off our awl!)

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Screw this. The US should stop being the world’s policeman and use their military to protect their own interests. Any ship heading to the US through the Gulf should get a Navy escort. The rest of the world is tired of the US military involving itself in their affaires.

Japan- send your navy and protect your shipping.

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@Serrano: If it's proven they did, then I think we need to talk to John Kerry who has been to Iran and saying who knows what to them.

I wouldn’t be surprised if Kerry gave his pals in the Iranian dictatorship advice on how to carry out the attacks.

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The current United States of. America administration is itching to go to war with Iran and has been fabricating their case, similar to the George W (Weapons of Mass Deception) Bush administration and their war on Iraq.

The same parties responsible for that mindless war of choice in the USA and their so call- ed “ally and friend” in the Middle East, are behind it.

In addition, the current occupant of the White House is very much interested in dis- tracting the masses from current internal political difficulties.

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Along with the Bolton dog, trying to get America on a war footing. Sort of testing the reaction of its allies first. America can't fight a war from its home base and would need Europe for that.

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Trump promised to bring the troops home. Was that just another lie?

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Pompeo does not have the credibility of Colin Powell.

Colin Powell no longer has the credibility of Colin Powell.

You can only cry "wolf" so many times.

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historically Trump never liked war

He very probably lied about opposing the Iraq war and dodged the draft so it’s a bit of a mixed bag.

doesn’t now

Trump can contradict himself in the space of a sentence. He’ll go with the last person he spoke to and you’ll support it whatever he decides.

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A war would require the backing of congress which it won't get at this time. It would also need the backing of the UN but both Russia and China would veto.

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Wish the neocon warmongers would just live out their fantasies with video game consoles instead of planning to wreck more destruction in the real world.....

"I made a bunch of phone calls yesterday. I'll make a whole bunch more calls today. The world needs to unite," Pompeo said. He did not say what kind of action the Trump administration envisioned.

Funny the calls to "unite " from the administration that goes around ripping up international agreements at a whim.

Pompeo said intelligence officials had "lots of data, lots of evidence" that Iran was responsible. Pressed for specifics, Pompeo pointed to grainy black-and-white footage already released by the U.S.

Aah...the fake video directly contadicted by the ship,s crew who said damage was done by "flying objects ".

Who believes anything the neocons say anymore?

Meanwhile tankers, airports, pipeline, even civillians attacked without opposition

Yeah exactly , those Saudi  / Israeli/ CIA operations just keep oncoming aren,t they.......

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Trump wants to bump up his poll numbers for 2020, and he thinks that he can do that by starting a fake war with Iran. 

That would be the msnbc conspiracy theory at best. Lol

If anyone thinks that a war with Iran would be a quick, easy victory like Trump wants them to think, they are sadly mistaken. 

No one ever said or thought that, but the President, his advisors or the Pentagon will allow the media to drive the narrative conspiracy theory. They will take the appropriate action if necessary whatever that calls for.

This could turn into a massive catastrophe the likes of which we have never seen.

I doubt that, but it does allow for a lot of clicks.

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He very probably lied about opposing the Iraq war and dodged the draft so it’s a bit of a mixed bag.

“probably lied” which means, the left is speculating once again...yawn. Trump never liked war, never was a hawkish person.

Trump can contradict himself in the space of a sentence.

Biden and Pelosi are worse, really!

He’ll go with the last person he spoke to and you’ll support it whatever he decides.

No, I wouldn’t, but even if I did, that would be my prerogative.

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Saudi's want to control the oil supply in the Middle East. Dump wants to be re-elected, and Russia wants the US to lose all of its allies.

Dump's reason is right here:

Trump Team Cuts Ties With Pollsters After Dismal Polling Numbers Leaked

https://news.yahoo.com/trump-pollsters-out-after-leak-214503176.html

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Pompeo is trying to sell a polished piece of feces to the US people and the globally community. It has only been about 15 years since Bush Jr. pulled that con on the world with Iraq. The world's memory isn't that short. Besides most of the world don't like this morally corrupt US president and his felonious administration. It is no surprise that his pals are the dictators of the world because he envy them and the power that they willed.

Mike Pompeo Fumes Over Fox News Host's Question On Trump's Foreign Intel Remarks

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/mike-pompeo-fumes-over-fox-news-hosts-question-on-trumps-foreign-intel-remarks/ar-AACXRf0

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But are the allies going to support another US war? Are the voters of the allies going to allow their government to support the US in another war? People power, demand your government keep out. Let the US go it alone.

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“probably lied” which means, the left is speculating once again...yawn. Trump never liked war, never was a hawkish person.

Trump said he opposed the Iraq War from the very beginning but he is on record on the Howard Stern show in 2002 saying he supported invading Iraq. He lied.

I used “very probably” because it’s unclear when he changed his tune. He certainly lied about opposing it from the very start but that is to be expected from him.

A man who said he supported invading Iraq but dodged the draft strikes me as a man who is opposed to war if he has to fight. That’s pretty common among people who support war but never bothered to enlist and put their money where their mouths are.

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Saudi's want to control the oil supply in the Middle East. Dump wants to be re-elected, and Russia wants the US to lose all of its allies.

And......Israel wants to be the only super power in the Middle East!

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Does it make sense to anyone anywhere that Iran would attack a Japanese oil tanker at the very moment Shinzo Abe is IN Iran making a deal to buy Iranian oil? Was Japan "punished" for making the deal? If so, by whom?

Does the fact that Donald Trump owes a small fortune to Saudi banks have anything to do with this? Why are the Saudis even making statements about this incident? The crew of the Japanese tanker witnessed something flying toward the tanker just before the explosion and the damage to the vessel was way too far above the waterline to have been made by a mine. 

Why is Pompeo ignoring what the Japanese know? If he's going to list "simple facts" why isn't he listing the simple facts from the Japanese?

Trump's withdrawl from the deal was obviously a favor for the Saudis. His fans don't want to admit to his massive foreign debt to questionable nations such as Russia, the United Arab Emirates and the Saudis-especially since he's just made deals to sell weapons to both the Saudis and the UAE. Also, what's with the Saudis being enlisted to build our smart bombs instead of having those jobs in America? THESE are "simple facts", folks, and Pompeo seems oblivious to what's going on around him. 

I guess with so many still desperate to "believe" the utter myth of "Obama giving billions of dollars in planeloads of cash to Iran" after seeing photos of a Turkish plane loading pallets of cash in a ten-year-old incident, they'll continue to refuse to grasp that some Iranian assets were unfrozen with the click of a mouse in a New York bank. The money was THEIRS, but the fans of the TV game show host with massive debt to our enemies will stick with their Hollywood celebrity type through thick and thin. Accent on the "thick". 

Meanwhile, Trump puts himself squarely between a rock and a hard place, since, besides owing money to the Saudis and the UAE, he also owes a fortune to Russians, who have a deal carting Iranian natural gas through the pipeline crossing Syria on its way to Europe where Russia is the largest su;;lier of the stuff. How can he placate his Russian creditors and his Saudi creditors at the same time with the Saudis carrying on their timeless struggle between Sunni and Shia Muslims? He can't. Russia will stick with Iran. The Saudis will stick against Iran. 

You can look up any of this for yourself. Trump's foreign debt is public information due to American tax laws. You cannot do business in America unless you disclose any foreign debt.

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Mr. Pompeo, in case you haven't noticed, your country has been credibly bankrupt

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Trump broke off the peace treaty with Iran, without consulting any other countries, including Iran.

Trump ordered that other countries are not able to buy Iranian oil, without seeking consultations from those other countries.

Trump has declared that Iranians attacked these oil tankers, but has given no proof.

Now, Trump wants other countries to join the U.S. in attacking Iran.

Is this what he preaches in his Art of the Deal? Is this why he nominated himself for the Nobel Peace Prize? Having him as a President has a definite downside.

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I still think this is being hyped up way too much, I seriously doubt that there will be a major undertaking and troops storming into Iran, don’t believe it, but we shall see. I do think however, the media needs to turn it down a notch, seems like they’re more itching for. War, makes enormous clicks that’s for sure.

Damn the media for doing its job and reporting on Donny's and his people's words and actions. Damn the media all to hell!

The last President thought he knew the world as well goin on an apology tour kissing the hand of every adversary and it did nothing, but the opposite, made us look weak, vulnerable and laughable.

None of this is accurate. Obama did not apologize to any country, which means he did not go on an apology tour. He was also responsible for killing more terrorists than any other president and getting bin Laden, but yeah, he made us look ask, vulnerable, and laughable.

By not taking it up the rear? Good.

Not taking it up the rear from Kim, who continues to develop missiles and nukes despite the appeasement and capitulation of Donny on the war games. (Remember, appeasement and capitulation aren't limited to only the thing the other wants most, which is how you constantly defend Donny in this.)

Not taking it up the rear from Iran by giving them a pass on attacking our allies' ships and calling for talks.

Not taking it up the rear by giving the Saudis a pass on torturing and murdering a permanent resident of the US.

Not taking it up the rear by giving Putin a pass on interfering in the 2016 elections and annexing Crimea.

You don’t know that, you’re doing the same thing the media is doing and that’s speculating, historically Trump never liked war, doesn’t now, don’t know how or what Bolton or Pompeo think, but they and the Pentagon have a lot more insight than all of us on JT, so throwing stones is easy when we can’t see the overall picture.

This is rich coming from you given you constantly disparage liberals and Obama despite you not having a full picture.

Yeah and Obama with all his smarts got taken to the cleaners by everyone from Putin to Chavez, give me a break. 

We'll give you a break when you stop spouting innacuracte, hyperpartisan statements like this one.

We won’t know, it’s a complex issue, the problem with the haters is that they hat this President so much, they’re getting worked up and would rather believe the lying media that’s gunning for his demise instead of taking a let’s see approach. Nothing happened yet, relax, PT.

Hilarious.

.Yeah, we keep hearing that myth, thank God we have an unapologetic President that st least won’t bend to any adversary. I hope and pray that it won’t come to any military conflict, but this appeasement that haunted us for the 8 years needs to stop or the confrontation fm our adversaries will only worsen.

I think I handled this nicely in the above section in Donny "taking it in the rear," in your crass words.

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Biden and Pelosi are worse, really!

Any evidence for this wild assertion?

No, I wouldn’t, but even if I did, that would be my prerogative.

Yes, you would. You've repeatedly demonstrated that you'll do a screeching 180 in sync with Donny multiple times.

Whats it like to have zero integrity?

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So now neocons and neolibs happily agree on more warmongering. Sadly, predictable. Count your blessings it is Trump and charge and not Clinton, otherwise the bombs would already be flying.

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Count your blessings it is Trump and charge and not Clinton, otherwise the bombs would already be flying.

Any evidence for this wild assertion?

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Trump last year withdrew the U.S. from an international agreement, signed in 2015 by President Barack Obama, to limit Iran's nuclear program. Trump has reinstated economic sanctions and recently ended waivers that allowed some countries to continue buying Iranian oil. That has deprived Iran of oil income and has coincided with what U.S. officials said was a surge in intelligence pointing to Iranian preparations for attacks against U.S. forces and interests in the Gulf region.

Good job, Trump.

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Saudi's want to control the oil supply in the Middle East.

Definitely, either them or Iran, take your pick.

Dump wants to be re-elected,

He’d be stupid not to want it.

and Russia wants the US to lose all of its allies.

Thats obvious, been like that for a very, very long time.

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Pompeo is trying to sell a polished piece of feces to the US people and the globally community.

I don’t think he cares, he doesn’t need to. I really don’t think he cares (nor should he) what the international community thinks because what they think or feel has nothing to do with us or our national interest.

It has only been about 15 years since Bush Jr. pulled that con on the world with Iraq.

It wasn’t only Bush, a lot of people had their hands in the fryer on that.

The world's memory isn't that short. Besides most of the world don't like this morally corrupt US president and his felonious administration.

Oh, stop, it doesn’t matter what the world likes or doesn’t like, they don’t feed us, put clothes on our backs or help pay our taxes, it’s completely and utterly irrelevant. If we say, we don’t like one of their leaders, it’s always, “be quiet, you don’t know what you’re talking about, stay out of it...” well, that feeling is mutual. If you think this President is corrupt, I got a list of Democrat corruption that will make your head spin....like a record.

It is no surprise that his pals are the dictators of the world because he envy them and the power that they willed.

No, not at all, but we need to Saudis, something the Democrats don’t think about, for them money, business dealings are more important than geopolitical chess and strategy.

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So now neocons and neolibs happily agree on more warmongering. Sadly, predictable. Count your blessings it is Trump and charge and not Clinton, otherwise the bombs would already be flying.

Shoot, I know that’s right!

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Hmmm, I'm not so sure anymore. Pompeo can be quite convincing at times:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qfrhATD4nM0

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I really don’t think he cares (nor should he) what the international community thinks

Then why is he trying to rally foreign leaders to the US point of view? Why is he bothering to make a bunch of phone calls?

It wasn’t only Bush, a lot of people had their hands in the fryer

By Bush is meant the Bush admin. Don't be so literal, it comes across as petty.

it doesn’t matter what the world likes or doesn’t like,

Sheer arrogance.

they don’t feed us, put clothes on our backs or help pay our taxes

lol we'll be feeding and clothing you less and less as Donny's tariffs start to bite and you find yourselves paying extra for all kinds of stuff.

 I got a list of Democrat corruption that will make your head spin

bass love, we don't care about your internal US sandbox tiffs. From the global perspective, you're all right-wing and far-right wing anyhoos.

You realise the more you diss Dems, California, Chicago, etc., all we see is you dissing America and telling us what an awful place it is?

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If you think this President is corrupt, I got a list of Democrat corruption that will make your head spin....like a record

Hilarious that few to none of the supposedly corrupt democrats have ever been accused by a former head of the FBI of corruption, but Donny has.

Shoot, I know that’s right!

Why can't Trumpophiles even muster a weak excuse to support this wild assertion?

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it doesn’t matter what the world likes or doesn’t like

But you said keeping the Saudis onside is important in the very same post.

Would you care to go through other countries important in “geopolitical chess and strategy”?

Is it just the Saudis?

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Pompeo does not have the credibility of Colin Powell.

Colin Powell no longer has the credibility of Colin Powell.

Colin Powell never had the credibility of Colin Powell. He jumpstarted his career by covering up the My Lai massacre before achieving sainthood by throwing his support behind Obama.

Stop being naive. There aren't good guys and bad guys. They are all snakes and will tell you whatever they want to get the public to support their games. The US will never recover as long as people keep falling for this fake two-sides-of-the-same-coin system.

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The last two presidents started two wars each. Trump started none and ended one. Facts are your friend.

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Shoot, I know that’s right!

oh pleease, Pompeo is just another Colin Powell, making his case with unconvincing evidence, probably followed a WMD lie or similar from another Republican POTUS , then its off to another $trillion war we go. When was it that a Democrat POTUS sent Americans to die in a war based on a lie!? As well as conspiracy theories many Trumptards suffer from selective amnesia

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 it doesn’t matter what the world likes or doesn’t like

it does if AMerica wants its allies support to go to war.

 President is corrupt, I got a list of Democrat corruption that will make your head spin....like a record.

well if were doing comparisons then the Trump corruption CD spins way faster than any record.

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Chip Star:

Any evidence for this wild assertion?

It is in pudding. Trump has not started any stupid foreign military adventures, in line with his election promise. (Not saying that he might not still be corrrupted by the military industrial complex.) Compare that to Hillary "we came, we saw he died, giggle giggle" Clinton and her destruction of Libya, arms sales to jihadis in Syria, and sabre rattling with Russia.

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Then why is he trying to rally foreign leaders to the US point of view? Why is he bothering to make a bunch of phone calls?

Usually when you get calls you return them, so....

By Bush is meant the Bush admin. Don't be so literal, it comes across as petty.

That’s your opinion.

 

Sheer arrogance.

Its the sheer truth.

lol we'll be feeding and clothing you less and less as Donny's tariffs start to bite and you find yourselves paying extra for all kinds of stuff. 

Hmmmm.....I doubt that.

bass love, we don't care about your internal US sandbox tiffs. From the global perspective, you're all right-wing and far-right wing anyhoos.

I’m not a right-wing, I’m a conservative.

You realise the more you diss Dems, California, Chicago, etc., all we see is you dissing America and telling us what an awful place it is?

No, love my country, just deeply dislike those people from those States/cities.

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oh pleease, Pompeo is just another Colin Powell, making his case with unconvincing evidence,

To the media, well, it doesn’t matter what they believe or think. Lol

probably followed a WMD lie or similar from another Republican POTUS , then its off to another $trillion war we go.

Yeah, yawn....I believe him and his intel over any of the media outlets that have a vested interest in trying to through a monkey wrench in this standoff.

When was it that a Democrat POTUS sent Americans to die in a war based on a lie!?

Come to think of it, I never at least as long as I’ve been on the planet never seen a strong Democrat President with backbone that would stand up to our adversaries. And to that point, our adversaries love Democrat Presidents because they are the easiest pushovers.

As well as conspiracy theories many Trumptards suffer from selective amnesia.

Says the liberal crowd that looks forward to supporting Biden. Lol

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I would hope both sides, look towards History, to understand where they are heading.

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Whilst I doubt that world leaders will see through this shameful lust for war, I hope they can. But it seems nothing was learned from the Iraq debacle.

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Yeah, yawn....I believe him and his intel over any of the media outlets that have a vested interest in trying to through a monkey wrench in this standoff.

oh OK so now we believe government intel, CIA, NSA etc. seems like selective belief when it suits Trumsters. Many believed Powells & Bushs intel on Iraq, until well they didnt. fool me once fool me twice, you know how it goes.

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 strong Democrat President with backbone that would stand up to our adversaries.

and what Republican POTUS has stood up to adversaries that hasnt left a larger mess than what was there in the first place, costing many $Trillions and thousands of American lives in the process

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I’m not a right-wing, I’m a conservative.

cant tell the differance when your a Trump supporter

No, love my country, just deeply dislike those people from those States/cities.

Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious, Oscar Wilde

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Like this creature -speaks to the fool audiences all the time. They like to be hot dog all the time. But inside there is no sausage.

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Interesting that Pompeo say

"Pompeo said intelligence officials had "lots of data, lots of evidence" that Iran was responsible."

and so he accepts the intelligence reports.

Dial back the clock to the brutal murder and dissection of the Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi. At the time the CIA and the intelligence services stated that they had strong evidence that it was made by the request of the Crown Prince.

Trump even made a public statement admitting that too.

https://youtu.be/IwS59SQ6bR4

But Pompeo stated that there wasn't enough evidence to point the finger at the Saudi. He's very selective which intelligence he wants to use for his causes.

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It's going to be Iraq all over again - no real evidence and many lives will be lost. Ever since Trump pulled America out of the nuclear agreement this has been on the cards - he wants a war, wants to be seen as a strong president so he can boast to his pals in Pyong Yang, Manilla and Moscow.

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