Tag Archives: Barack Obama

Donald Trump will be the next President of the United States

Confounding nearly all the opinion polls, exit polls and media pundits, Donald Trump achieved an impressive victory over Democrat candidate Hilary Clinton. The fact that I am not a fan of Trump did not detract from my huge schadenfreude at … Continue reading

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Obama and Netanyahu at the UN GA: It could have been worse

The annual opening of the UN General Assembly, which took place this week, was attended by the ususal speeches from foreign leaders. Netanyahu’s speech was excellent. Palestinian “President-for-life” Mahmoud Abbas lied, and then lied again. As for US President Obama, … Continue reading

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The US military aid deal to Israel: Is it great or could it have been better?

Last week a massive 10 year, $38 billion military aid package to Israel was agreed between the US Administration and Israel: WASHINGTON (JTA) – President Barack Obama’s near parting gift to Israel, a guarantee of $38 billion in defense assistance … Continue reading

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Obama gets dissed in China

Regular readers of this blog will know how many times I have decried the laments, from within and without, that “Israel is isolated” diplomatically.  Of course recent headlines have put paid to these concerns very nicely, with relations warming up … Continue reading

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Iran deploys missiles around its banned nuclear site – and the US is finally “concerned”

I’ve written again and again about the stupidity, the arrogance and the malice of the Obama Administration in their rush to close a deal, any deal, with Iran which would ostensibly limit the Iranians’ ability to produce nuclear weapons, but … Continue reading

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Obama lied about the Iran Deal, lies about Israel’s support, lies about Iran ransom payment

Presidents have been impeached for less. On Thursday last week Barack Obama came out with a breathtaking lie. I literally gasped out loud when I read his outrageous statement that “even Israel now says we were right on the Iran … Continue reading

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