Let me be perfectly crazy

Iran's leader spins outrageous fairy tales about his nuclear ambitions, 9-11

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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad performed a magic trick at the United Nations this past week.

He simultaneously made both himself and U.S. foreign policy look just plain kooky.

President Obama, addressing the General Assembly earlier, yet again pleaded with Iran to talk sensibly about its nuclear ambitions, as he had the year before.

"Now let me be clear once more," he said. "The United States and the international community seek a resolution to our differences with Iran, and the door remains open to diplomacy should Iran choose to walk through it. But the Iranian government must demonstrate a clear and credible commitment and confirm to the world the peaceful intent of its nuclear program."

The true extent of Mr. Obama's fairy tale was made clear just a bit later when Ahmadinejad spoke and carefully, comprehensively and with some detail reminded the world of what a moonbat he is.

Ahmadinejad claimed that "some segments" within the U.S. government orchestrated the 9-11 attacks "to reverse the declining American economy and its grips on the Middle East in order also to save the Zionist regime." He's planning a conference on the topic next Sept. 11 in Tehran.

Gee, you think we should send someone?

That would be about as brainless as our current foreign policy toward Iran. Does Mr. Obama really think anything good could be accomplished by sitting down with an insane tyrant like Ahmadinejad -- who also believes the Holocaust is a myth and steadfastly holds to the position that Israel should be "wiped off the map"?

Who's the crazy party here -- the insane guy over in Tehran or the people who keep trying to reason with him, with the same results every time? How many acts will this play have?

If the U.S. State Department or the White House think we sent any message that matters to Ahmadinejad by walking out on his speech, or that sitting down with him will accomplish anything remotely resembling a lasting peace -- especially for Israel -- then we need to expand drug testing in Washington.

This theater of the absurd would be humorous if Israel, and every major American city, weren't in the crosshairs of any nuclear weapons Mahmoud Admadinejad and his fellow nutjobs are allowed by the world to produce.

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ohhsweetconcord
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ohhsweetconcord 09/26/10 - 11:47 pm
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And what would the Augusta

And what would the Augusta Chronicle have us do instead? Bomb, bomb, bomb, bomb, bomb Iran...

"Our strong preference is to resolve these issues diplomatically," Obama said. "I think that's in Iran's interest. I think that is in the interest of the international community. And I think it remains possible. But it is gonna require a change in mindset inside the Iranian government."

There are strong questions regarding the ability of the Iranian government to even gauge its mutual benefit. Speaking diplomatically doesn't diminish those concerns.

HTN007
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HTN007 09/27/10 - 02:27 am
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Ahmadinejad with nukes =

Ahmadinejad with nukes = Hitler on steroids. Diplomacy with this person is a waste of time. What we need now is a "focused approach" by the Mossad, not bombs from the USA.

Tigger__The_Tiger
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Tigger__The_Tiger 09/27/10 - 03:35 am
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Concord...when he DID have a

Concord...when he DID have a chance to talk with Ahmadinejad, he didn't even bring up nuclear weapons.

carcraft
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carcraft 09/27/10 - 04:27 am
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"UH, er, ah,umm, I will

"UH, er, ah,umm, I will nagotiate with Iran with out any pre-conditions" What happened Barack-cat got your tonque?

seenitB4
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seenitB4 09/27/10 - 04:31 am
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Don't make us send jimmah

Don't make us send jimmah cotta over there..

overburdened_taxpayer
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overburdened_taxpayer 09/27/10 - 05:05 am
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We can't do anything yet

We can't do anything yet until we get a republican president. If we do it will mess up GGAP's belief that ALL wars are started by Republican Presidents, even though the Presidents when we got involved in WWI, WWII, Korea and Vietnam were ALL democrats.

So crates
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So crates 09/27/10 - 05:18 am
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Don't worry, we aren't

Don't worry, we aren't addressing Ahmadinejad in our policy, we are addressing the rest of the Arab world. By isolating Iran through Arab authority, we gain support for whatever we need to do whenever we have to do it. We will likely act by not stopping Israel when we do act, and Israel will need us to be in good graces with the Arab world to keep them out of trouble. Come on, AC, surely your paper has a more sophisticated editorial staff. You paint America as if we are a bunch of rubes in a pickup truck grabbing folks off the road and beating them up. That might work in backwoods Augusta, but on the global stage we use diplomacy.

TrukinRanger
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TrukinRanger 09/27/10 - 05:48 am
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What a kooky article.
Unpublished

What a kooky article. Nothing can be done to Ahmadinejad until the IRANIAN people are fed up with him. At the moment all his is is a nuissance and we cannot do anything with him.

johnston.cliff
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johnston.cliff 09/27/10 - 05:55 am
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I'd like to say obama would

I'd like to say obama would improve with time, but he obviously had all of the answers he'll ever have long before he became president.
A communitarian in the white house just isn't working out.

johnston.cliff
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johnston.cliff 09/27/10 - 05:56 am
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ditto

ditto

Techfan
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Techfan 09/27/10 - 05:58 am
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overburd: Vietnam? Please

overburd: Vietnam? Please look up Eisenhower, Diem, Edward Lansdale, the various elections and referendums in Vietnam during the 1950's (in 1955 Diem squeaked by with 98.2% of the vote and 133% of the vote in Saigon), and the 1954 Geneva Accords.

Ushouldnthave
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Ushouldnthave 09/27/10 - 06:13 am
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I remember something about an

I remember something about an axis of evil. I just can't remember who said it....oh, now I do.

overburdened_taxpayer
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overburdened_taxpayer 09/27/10 - 06:45 am
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Techfan - Eisenhower

Techfan - Eisenhower continued what Truman did. Until Kennedy got in office there were only advisors, not COMBATANTS in Vietnam. You need to read your history and not try and change it.

As KSL gave yesterday: "January 20, 1961- John Fitzgerald Kennedy is inaugurated as the 35th U.S. President and declares "...we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, to insure the survival and the success of liberty." Privately, outgoing President Eisenhower tells him "I think you're going to have to send troops..." to Southeast Asia."

http://www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/vietnam/

Apparently you don't realize that Truman was President when the US first officially got involved with South Vietnam by selling them weaponry.

Techfan
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Techfan 09/27/10 - 07:50 am
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The French were in control of

The French were in control of Vietnam when Truman was Pres. very little aid was offered to them($350 million) and very few men to train a new Vietnamese Army with the new weaponry. Not that the French wanted to undermine their colonization with a Vietnamese Army. Eisenhower became Pres 1/20/53. Dien Bien Phu was in '54, Geneva Accords '54, MAAG took full control Feb '55, Diem "elected" Oct. '55.

Techfan
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Techfan 09/27/10 - 07:57 am
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In the late ,the son of one

In the late ,the son of one of Egypt's envoys to the UN gave me a great book on "The First Vietnam War" Just moved so books are scattered and not filed yet. When I find it I'll recommend it to you.

wizzardx1
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wizzardx1 09/27/10 - 07:58 am
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And now we see where the "new

And now we see where the "new black panthers"are meeting with this nut.wonder what that was about?could there be a partnership between iran and the new black panthers in the works?voter intimidation and now meeting with the world leader of state backed terrorism.

overburdened_taxpayer
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overburdened_taxpayer 09/27/10 - 08:06 am
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Can't reason with a liberal.

Can't reason with a liberal. No armed COMBATANTS were in Vietnam until a Democrat was President.

dani
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dani 09/27/10 - 08:40 am
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He might want to use the "new

He might want to use the "new panthers" to guard the mosque in NY.

3g
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3g 09/27/10 - 09:06 am
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Overburdened - Your party

Overburdened - Your party leanings show just how delusional you are - does not matter what party has power , the federal gov has been corrupt for 4 decades .
Progress in politics will not happen until we get rid of both Repubs and Dems and that idiotic lobbyist system for election losers .

Chillen
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Chillen 09/27/10 - 09:09 am
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I swear if obama says "let me

I swear if obama says "let me be clear" once more I'm going to scream! That is the most condescending line every used. He is so unqualified to be anything other than a bad community organizer.

KSL
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KSL 09/27/10 - 09:26 am
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3g, yesterday gasp claimed

3g, yesterday gasp claimed that Vietnam was a Republican war. That's what Overburdened is talking about. I don't think any of us who are still working have time to discuss the mistakes and corruption that both parties have given us.

KSL
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KSL 09/27/10 - 09:19 am
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Don't listen to his speeches,

Don't listen to his speeches, Chillen. You won't have to put up with the content or delivery. I can't stand the hissing.

Little Lamb
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Little Lamb 09/27/10 - 12:01 pm
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ACES wrote: This theater of

ACES wrote:

This theater of the absurd would be humorous if . . . every major American city weren't in the crosshairs of any nuclear weapons Mahmoud Admadinejad and his fellow nutjobs are allowed by the world to produce.

I think the above statement is absurd. Any rinky-dink bomb that the Iranians could conjure up would not be a threat to every major American city. I say, let Iran have a nuclear weapons program. It should be no skin off our teeth. We are wringing our hands over a non-issue.

Little Lamb
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Little Lamb 09/27/10 - 12:05 pm
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PBO said: Now let me be clear

PBO said:

Now let me be clear once more. . . . The Iranian government must demonstrate a clear and credible commitment and confirm to the world the peaceful intent of its nuclear program.

More mush from our world-class embarrassment of a president. Ahmadinejad has already confirmed to us that his program is peaceful. That should be the end of that.

johnston.cliff
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johnston.cliff 09/27/10 - 02:47 pm
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LL, "...every major city..."

LL, "...every major city..." doesn't mean all of the major cities are at risk at the same time, but that any major city can be attacked at any time if a suitcase nuke were assigned. That's how they are all at risk.

burninater
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burninater 09/27/10 - 03:11 pm
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Once again, the ACES commits

Once again, the ACES commits the very simple-mindedness that they accuse of their Satan-du-jour. Comments like this by Obama are not directed at Ahmadinejad. The State Department knows he's a loon. They are directed at those that do not support sanctions strategies. Piddling little Iranian trading partners, like CHINA. JAPAN. INDIA. Obama is clearly stating to THEM the conditions THEY need to encourage in order to prevent the severe disruption to their economies that would result from the loss of Iranian oil exports and technology imports if a military action in Iran becomes necessary.

gaspringwater
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gaspringwater 09/27/10 - 03:40 pm
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The world is full of nations

The world is full of nations and leaders we need to argue with. Seems we're always squabbling with somebody. They won't do what we want and they're just old meanies.

Wonder if anybody with a sound mind like Switzerland, Finland or Sweden got offended and walked out while the Iranian leader was speaking. I kindly doubt it. Maybe having good sense is why they're so happy.

dani
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dani 09/27/10 - 04:38 pm
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What does any of you know

What does any of you know about "Operation Dark Heart..". Why did the pentagon ban it?

dani
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dani 09/27/10 - 04:47 pm
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Never mind. I looked it up,

Never mind. I looked it up, I should have done that before.

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