Donald R. McClarey

Trump Knows a Bad Deal When He Sees It

President Trump killed the Iran deal today which was a good deal for Iran and its program of gaining nuclear weapons, and a terrible deal for the US.  This minor league Munich agreement was Obama’s desperate attempt to have a

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Donald R. McClarey

God Help Iran

Iranian demonstrators are posing the biggest challenge to the regime of the mullahs since 2009.  One fact that should never be forgotten about Iran is that the regime of the mullahs has never been very popular.  They seized power in

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Kneeling Foreign Policy

The Obama administration, so desperate to preserve the Administration’s surrender deal on Iranian nukes, ignored Iranian mistreatment of American sailors who got lost and wandered into Iranian territorial waters last week.  Jerry Hendrix, a retired USN Captain, explains what this

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Dishonor and War

  Austin Bay at Strategy Page explains why the Iranian Arms Deal increases the likelihood of nuclear war in the Middle East:     An Iranian nuclear arms deal? Arms controllers hailed the post-World War 1 Washington Naval Arms Treaty

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Munich 2015

    Austin Bay at Strategy Page gives us the details of the ludicrous Iran-Obama deal: At the moment, it isn’t certain that Iran has agreed to comply with anything other than conducting more talks later this year. Yet U.S.

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We Are Being Sold Out

“You were given the choice between war and dishonor. You chose dishonor and you will have war.” Winston Churchill     Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tells Congress today that President Obama is selling us out in regard to the proposed

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Syria and Iraq

    More from Strategy Page on the situation in Iraq and how it relates to the winding down of the revolt in Syria:   Currently ISIL is trying to gain complete control over eastern Syria and western Iraq. That is

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Did Joe Sleep Through the War With Iran?

In the above video our beloved National Clown lauded our veterans who served in Iraq and Iran.  What do you think? 1.  Bone headed Biden being bone headed Biden. 2.  Give Joe a break, they both begin with I! 3. 

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Ron Paul’s Foreign Policy: Golden Rule or Relativism?

If you move about those regions of the internets in which righteous display their moral superiority by posting sixty second video clips showing just how bad their opponents are, you have probably seen headlines lately along the lines of “Christians

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Orwell Would Have Loved This

The head of Iran’s High Council for Human Rights speaks out on stoning: The hard-line chief of Iran’s High Council for Human Rights, the longtime political operator and insider Mohammad-Javad Larijani, says the sentence of stoning against an impoverished mother of

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Protests Turn Violent in Iran

(Updates at the bottom of this posting below) Peaceful protests turned violent as Iranian authorities have authorized deadly force.  Thus far there are fifteen (15) reportedly killed in Tehran and four (4) in Tabriz.  More details have filtered in that

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Military Mutiny Brewing in Iran?

When the Shah fell from power in 1979 it was after a year of strikes and demonstrations.  Revolutions in Iran tend to proceed at a stately pace.  After a stolen Presidential election in Iran in the late Spring, the Iranian

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France Tells Obama To Cowboy Up

Never in a million years would I have expected a Frenchman, any Frenchman living today, to chide an American president to be a man.  Teddy Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan are rolling over in their graves as French President Nicolas Sarkozy

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Iran: Two Former Presidents Speak Out

Many recent developments in Iran, all of them bad for the Iranian regime of Ahmadinejad and Supreme Leader, with apologies to Fearless Leader of the Rocky and Bullwinkle Show, Khamenei.  Huge demonstrations rocked Iran on Friday with crowd estimates ranging from

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Marg Bar Diktator!

  Hattitp to Ed Morrissey at Hot Air.  In spite of the Iranian regime cutting off text messaging and cell phone service throughout the country, thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Tehran on Thursday chanting “Marg bar Diktator!” ,

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Iran: The Revolutionary Guards In Charge

Hattip to Ed Morrissey at Hot Air. No doubt in part a response to the declaration on Saturday of the prestigious Association of Researchers and Teachers of Qum that the election was illegitimate, spokesmen of the Revolutionary Guards, formally known as

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Major Development in Iran

Yesterday the most important group of clerics in Iran, the Association of Researchers and Teachers of Qum, called the Presidential election in Iran illegitimate.  It is now impossible for the Iranian regime to claim the Iranian Resistance is restricted to

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Iran: The Resistance Lives

No doubt the mullahs who rule Iran had begun to think that they had successfully crushed the resistance.  They thought wrong as the above video of a protest yesterday at the Ghoba Mosque in Tehran amply demonstrates.  Reports indicate that

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Banned in Iran

A bit repetitious of Darwin Catholic’s earlier post on this subject, but I think this is a movie very much worth seeing.  Topical doesn’t begin to describe the film The Stoning of Soraya M. that is opening this weekend.  Starring Shohreh

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Blood in Iran

On June 24, the Iranian regime learned a, to them ominous, lesson.  The protests continued in the face of savage brutality from the ruling mullahs.  Atlas Shrugs has first rate coverage here. Gateway Pundit here has been on top of this

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Channeling His Inner Reagan?

Well maybe not, but he is getting closer.  President Obama spoke out strongly yesterday against the attack by the Iranian regime on the Iranian protestors crying out against the transparently  rigged presidential election in Iran.

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Pity and Fear

Aristotle taught that the purpose of tragedy is to inspire pity and fear in the audience, thence causing catharsis, a purging of emotion. I’ve always found his explanation of tragedy compelling, but as I get older (queue laughter at the

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Neda Agha-Soltan: "The Voice of Iran"

In a Death Seen Around the World, a Symbol of Iranian Protests, by Nazila Fathi (New York Times): Only scraps of information are known about Ms. Agha-Soltan. Her friends and relatives were mostly afraid to speak, and the government broke

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Iran: Protest Becomes Insurrection

Rioting in Tehran Saturday is shown in the above video.  Protests are quickly developing into an insurrection.  The Iranian government is using brutal force to suppress the dissidents, but reports from Iran clearly indicate that the situation is moving well beyond

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Where Is My Vote?

The above picture says it all regarding the attempt by Ahmadinejad and his mullah puppet-masters to steal the Presidential election in Iran.  Thus far the dithering statements by Obama on this matter are well-parodied by the indispensable Iowahawk here.

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Free Iran

In the proud tradition of news photos of beautiful women protesting against political oppression, the Boston Globe provides a series of photos of the protests over Iran’s apparently rigged presidential election, but the first is this one: (In all seriousness,

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A Coup in Iran?

Gary Sick provides a rundown of recent events, prompting the question: has their been a political coup in Iran?

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Biden Was Right-Take II

Well, somewhat to my chagrin I have to use the phrase “Biden was right” again.   With North Korea launching a missle that traveled 1900 miles before it crashed into the Pacific, Biden’s prediction of an international crisis early in the

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