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Kerry’s ‘emotional appeal’ against sanctions flops (told Senators to ignore Israelis)
Times of Israel ^ | November 14, 2013, 2:34 am

Posted on 11/13/2013 9:49:40 PM PST by Dave346

Republican senator reportedly calls presentation on Iran talks ‘anti-Israeli’; aide says Kerry told senators to ignore Israelis

Republicans were left unconvinced after US Secretary of State John Kerry’s closed-door presentation to the Senate Banking Committee on Wednesday, which was aimed at delaying a new round of sanctions against Iran.

“It was an emotional appeal,” committee chairman Sen. Bob Corker said, according to the US-based media outlet BuzzFeed. “I have to tell you I was very disappointed in the presentation.”

He said that the briefings by Kerry, Vice President Joe Biden and Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman provided no details of a deal being considered in talks between the Islamic Republic and the P5+1 in Geneva this month.

“I am stunned that in a classified setting when you’re trying to talk to the very folks that would be originating legislation relative to sanctions, to have such a lack of specificity,” BuzzFeed reported Corker as saying.

Sen. Mark Kirk called the officials’ presentation “very unconvincing,” and added that it was “fairly anti-Israeli.”

“I was supposed to disbelieve everything the Israelis had just told me, and I think the Israelis probably have a pretty good intelligence service.”

The BuzzFeed report cited a Senate aide who said that “every time anybody would say anything about what would the Israelis say they’d get cut off and Kerry would say ‘you have to ignore what they’re telling you, stop listening to the Israelis on this.’”

Kerry said the negotiators should have a ‘few weeks’ more to see if they can reach an agreement.

“The Iranian regime hasn’t paused its nuclear program,” said Rep. Ed Royce, a Republican and House Foreign Affairs Committee chairman. “Why should we pause our sanctions efforts as the administration is pressuring Congress to do?”

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Israel; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: bomb; corker; iran; israel; johnkerry; kerry; kirk; nuclear; royce; terror; threatmatrix; war

1 posted on 11/13/2013 9:49:40 PM PST by Dave346
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To: Dave346
“Why should we pause our sanctions efforts as the administration is pressuring Congress to do?”

So Kerry can fly in from Geneva, brandish some papers, and claim "Peace in our time"...???

I can think of no other oonceivable reason.

2 posted on 11/13/2013 9:58:34 PM PST by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: Ignorance On Parade)
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To: okie01

Ideology trumps sanity.


3 posted on 11/13/2013 9:59:53 PM PST by DariusBane (Liberty and Risk. Flip sides of the same coin. So how much risk will YOU accept?)
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To: Dave346
(from part of the title):" (told Senators to ignore Israelis)

I would rather ignore Kerry !
Say ,.. how's that middle east political action program going , so far ,... ?
Buddying up with al Qada ?
Giving them arms and ammo
Right ! ..enough said !

4 posted on 11/13/2013 10:02:28 PM PST by Tilted Irish Kilt (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: Dave346

And the ignorant jews in this country continue to vote in lock step for the rat party.


5 posted on 11/13/2013 10:07:23 PM PST by Post5203 (Please name me a sucessful city or country run by a "person of color".)
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To: Dave346

6 posted on 11/13/2013 10:08:23 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet ("Many on the left see faith & family as oppressive, the right sees them as indispensable." Palin)
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To: Dave346

Surprised Kerry said anything at all. His new surgery-deformed face doesn’t appear capable of speech.


7 posted on 11/13/2013 10:09:32 PM PST by Dagnabitt (Amnesty is Treason. Its agents are Traitors.)
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To: Dave346

More quotes from Republicans here:

http://www.buzzfeed.com/rosiegray/republican-senators-slam-administrations-briefing-on-iran

Sen. Mark Kirk said the Israelis had told him that the “total changes proposed set back the program by 24 days.”

Kirk also criticized Sherman, whose “record on North Korea is a total failure and embarrassment to her service.” Sherman was part of the U.S. negotiating team that focused on North Korea in the 1990s.

“Wendy wants you to forget her service on North Korea,” Kirk said. “You shouldn’t allow her.”


8 posted on 11/13/2013 10:15:36 PM PST by Dave346
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“Wendy wants you to forget her service on North Korea,” Kirk said. “You shouldn’t allow her.”

You can say that again!!!

9 posted on 11/13/2013 10:26:34 PM PST by Dogbert41 (Up yours NSA !)
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To: okie01

If Kerry could pull this off he would be Obama’s hero because everyone would look with wonder away from Obamacare.
Evil men, both.


10 posted on 11/13/2013 10:38:40 PM PST by tinamina
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To: Post5203

NO, we don’t.


11 posted on 11/13/2013 10:42:24 PM PST by MestaMachine (My caps work. You gotta earn them.)
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To: tinamina

Kerry may be hoping for another shot at the white house.


12 posted on 11/13/2013 11:52:14 PM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: MestaMachine; Post5203
And the ignorant jews in this country continue to vote in lock step for the rat party.

Ditto Mesta. No we don't.
13 posted on 11/14/2013 12:15:56 AM PST by PA Engineer (Liberate America from the Occupation Media.)
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To: Dave346

I want to know how in the world did we get so many corrupt, traitorous buffoons in leadership roles in this country at the same time? Obama, Hillary, Holder, Kerry, McCain, Roberts, Pelosi, Durbin, Reid, and the list goes on.

And one of our best allies keeps getting thrown under the bus. Has there ever been a more anti-Israeli govt here? Then again the good Book says eventually she will have no friends as all will turn against her.


14 posted on 11/14/2013 12:21:06 AM PST by kelly4c (http://www.freerepublic.com/perl/post?id=2900389%2C41#help)
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To: Dave346
What, you don't trust him? /sarc

He should move to Iran.


15 posted on 11/14/2013 3:03:42 AM PST by grimalkin (We are a nation under God. If we ever forget this, we are a nation gone under. -Ronald Reagan)
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To: Dave346

surrender at all cost Kerry


16 posted on 11/14/2013 3:30:33 AM PST by Farnsworth (Now playing in America: "Stupid is the new normal")
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To: All

if you were a cartoonist in training and you wanted to get the very essence of haughty, uptight, self important, over educated, political type, you would draw John Kerry and you wouldn’t even have to look at him to do it. He is the character that the 99% despise and Barry appointed him because he knew he would fail.


17 posted on 11/14/2013 3:33:34 AM PST by newnhdad (Our new motto: USA, it was fun while it lasted.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks Dave346, additional:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3091104/posts


18 posted on 11/14/2013 3:34:25 AM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: Dave346

UNFIT FOR COMMAND


19 posted on 11/14/2013 3:47:38 AM PST by BilLies ("Will none rid me of this lying bastard ?")
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To: Dave346

Kerry has a lot of experience with emotional appeal. You KNOW he has to cry and beg for Luvie to let him take the yacht out for a spin. Especially since his driver has to take him to another state to pick it up.


20 posted on 11/14/2013 4:19:03 AM PST by Old Yeller (Obama: A dark spot in this country's history.)
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To: okie01

No, so Obama can make the claim

He’s still making payments on his Nobel Prize


21 posted on 11/14/2013 4:21:59 AM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Travon... Felony assault and battery hate crime)
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To: Dave346
The BuzzFeed report cited a Senate aide who said that “every time anybody would say anything about what would the Israelis say they’d get cut off and Kerry would say ‘you have to ignore what they’re telling you, stop listening to the Israelis on this.’”

You can't write a better script in hollywood. Does anyone remember when Kerry was running for President in 2008? He declared he found out that he was actually part Jewish, in an attempt to garner more support from the Jewish community? Well, now he tells Senators to stop listening to the Israelis, and they do - they stopped listening to Kerry!!

22 posted on 11/14/2013 7:32:47 AM PST by Go Gordon (Barack McGreevey Obama)
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To: Dave346

Kerry is an anti Israel POS.


23 posted on 11/14/2013 7:46:50 AM PST by opres
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To: driftdiver

These self hating American Jews keep voting for the likes of Kerry. Insanity! Conservatives are pro Israel and dems are anti Israel.


24 posted on 11/14/2013 7:49:49 AM PST by opres
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To: Dave346

25 posted on 11/14/2013 9:39:54 AM PST by JPG (Yes We Can morphs into Make It Hurt.)
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To: Dave346

List of Israeli Nobel Laureates


Arieh Warshel, Chemistry, 2013
Michael Levitt*, born in South Africa, Chemistry, 2013
Dan Shechtman, Chemistry, 2011
Ada E. Yonath, Chemistry, 2009
Robert Aumann, born in Germany, Economics, 2005
Aaron Ciechanover, Chemistry, 2004
Avram Hershko, born in Hungary, Chemistry, 2004
Daniel Kahneman, Economics, 2002
Yitzhak Rabin, Peace, 1994
Shimon Peres, born in what was then Poland, now Belarus, Peace, 1994
Menachem Begin, born in what was then Russia, now Belarus, Peace, 1978
Shmuel Yosef Agnon, born in what was then Austria-Hungary, now Ukraine, Literature, 1966

List of Iranian Nobel Laureates


Shirin Ebadi, Peace, 2003


26 posted on 11/15/2013 9:12:43 AM PST by Westbrook ()Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: JPG

LOLOLOL!!!!


27 posted on 11/15/2013 9:13:40 AM PST by Westbrook ()Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: Westbrook

“Shirin Ebadi, Peace, 2003”


Meaningless. Worth no more than a Little League trophy.

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28 posted on 11/15/2013 9:16:12 AM PST by Mears (Liberalism is the art of being easily offended.)
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