Skip to comments.Obama's odd arms-control secrecy
Posted on 06/28/2010 2:44:17 AM PDT by Scanian
The Obama administration is urging the Senate to ratify the US-Russia Strate gic Arms Reduction Treaty -- but it won't release the negotiating record for "New START" to senators who've asked for it.
Denying the Senate's requests raises all sorts of suspicions about the treaty, which would reduce the US strategic nuclear arsenal by about 30 percent and cut our missile silos, bombers and submarines by nearly 20 percent.
Is there is something in the blow-by-blow transcript of the talks with the Russians that the White House doesn't want senators to see?
Some fear the administration did some winking and nodding with the Kremlin on missile defense that won't show up in the treaty language. Team Obama says START doesn't limit US missile-defense plans, but the administration's remarkable weakness so far on missile defense is cause for anxiety.
President Obama & Co. have cut budgets of many missile-defense programs and put the kibosh early in their tenure on the Bush-era missile-defense system planned for Poland and the Czech Republic, aimed at Iran's nuclear/missile programs. (It's widely believed they deep-sixed the Polish-Czech program as a sop to the Russians in their near-incessant efforts to "reset" relations with the Kremlin.)
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Of course they don’t want the transcripts seen...we’d all have front-row seats to see Obama rolling over and baring his throat to the resurgent Russia.
He’s such a pathetic wuss it’s unbelievable.
The fact that this issue, of crucial importance to our national security, is not plastered on the front page of every newspaper, and is not a lead story on broadcast news is tragic, and shows how far we have strayed from what we once were as a nation.
Smells like treason, don’t it Ethyl?
not if you think you’re the 12th imam and your purpose is to destroy western civilization
Here’s the kicker....there’s probably a dozen Democrats who are expecting this...and if they don’t see it...they won’t pass it. I suspect that the Senate won’t see this record until after the November elections with the lame duck Senate in place.
Just fired off a letter to my Senator for info on this and if its true. Everyone here should do the same! (I don’t need to add my further comments about how bad this is)
Maybe, that is the "winking and knodding" they are talking about?
No, he’s a traitor who WANTS America’s decline in global standing.
This is NOT “odd”, because it is completely consistent with all of the rest of his policies.
Unless you happen to operate a corporation in the US. That seems to bring out the beast in him.
You have to sign the treaty so you can find out what’s in it.
Even if the Russians produced such a thing, who would take it seriously after all the ridicule the subject has endured from the LSM for more than two years?
I am tired of this crap.
This isn’t just about Barry. Hillary, as Secretary of State, would necessarily have her fingerprints all over it as well. Any ‘funny business’ would be a big stick to use against her if she ran for pres again.
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