Trump Plays With WWIII

Thom plus logo When Bush and Cheney decided to lie us into a war with Iraq, and take down a Sunni government, it became inevitable that Iraq, a Shia majority country, would end up with Shia control and align itself with Shia controlled Iran.

The only way to prevent that from being a disaster for the United States was to work out a deal with Iran, which Obama did.

When Trump blew up that deal, he made even worse the stupid mistake of Bush and Cheney and set us again on the path to war.

Now his assassination of the number three guy in the Iranian government is an act of war without congressional approval. This will not end well.

-Thom

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Hephaestus's picture
Hephaestus 2 years 38 weeks ago
#1

What will anyone do with a cat that is determined to kill all in order to fulfill an idea of influence in the form of (man made) religion?

PowerToThePeople 2 years 38 weeks ago
#2

Ironically, I think that a lot of people who hate Trump are going to be disappointed if there isn't a war with Iran.

Worn out door knobs's picture
Worn out door knobs 2 years 38 weeks ago
#3

It's really hard to believe all the outrage expressed by Thom and some Democrats. Is the outrage legit, or more likely, the outrage is just another expression of hate for anything President Trump does.

SueN's picture
SueN 2 years 38 weeks ago
#4

Don't you find a lot of what he does outrageous?

Worn out door knobs's picture
Worn out door knobs 2 years 38 weeks ago
#5

SueN, I will agree the President is not a likeable guy. But he gets things done. Some Democrats have been calling for his impeachment since the day after the election. It's too much. It's the Chicken little syndrome. President Trump beat all his Republican competition for president using the same style he used to defeat Hillary. It's the same style he uses to defeat Democrats now. The more Democrats attack, the more popular the President becomes, and the more inept Democrats seem. At this rate, he will be reelected with 60+ % of the vote.

SueN's picture
SueN 2 years 38 weeks ago
#6

Check out whether he actually gets done what he says he does.

And don't forget he got fewer votes than Hillary.

Autolite's picture
Autolite 2 years 38 weeks ago
#7

those who have access to Trump have the ability to "put shit in his head" namely Jared Kushner, Stephan Miller have been there since day one, I would suspect that Jared Kushner is constantly planting and suggesting actions be taken that favor Saudi Arabias Mohammed Bin Saladin, Israels Benjamin Netanyahu and clearing it with Putin not so much working at Putins direction proactively but trying to make sure any action Trump might take wouldnt directly cross Putin or embarrass Putin.

After all Jared wanted a direct line to the Kremlin bypassing having any normal USA intelligence agencies who would be monitoring Jareds calls otherwise.

Worn out door knobs's picture
Worn out door knobs 2 years 38 weeks ago
#8

Hi SueN.
Here's what I know, since Trump has become President I've seen my annual income increase about 17%. Prices have remained stable. Unemployment is at an all time low. That's what makes my world go around. I don't care that the President received less popular votes than Hillary, he received 302 Electoral votes to Hillary's 228 and despite all the bitching by lefties, electoral votes is how we elect the president.
You have however, hit upon the reason for the impeachment, Democrats cannot accept the fact they lost the election....to bad.....YOU LOST.

SueN's picture
SueN 2 years 38 weeks ago
#9

I'm not a Democrat. I'm only concerned about the harm he is doing, which is obvious from where I stand.

Worn out door knobs's picture
Worn out door knobs 2 years 38 weeks ago
#10

Hi SueN,

Sorry, I need to be more clear. It's not all Democrats, it's a vocal handful who have captured the Democrat party, and pulling it to the extreme left.

I don't see the harm, the President is doing. No Leader is going to please everyone. Would you mind pointing out some of the harm you perceive he has done.

SueN's picture
SueN 2 years 38 weeks ago
#11

What you call far left isn't very far left at all. It is the Republicans who have veered right, dragging the centrists behind them.

Worn out door knobs's picture
Worn out door knobs 2 years 38 weeks ago
#12

Hi SueN,

we were having a nice conversation until you veered off. Please answer my question, would you please point out some of the harm you perceived President Trump has done.

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