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Iran Will Not Have an Atomic Bomb. Period.
PJ Media ^ | November 24, 2013 | Roger L. Simon

Posted on 12/03/2013 1:21:09 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

Sorry for the corny title of this article — I was going to call it “It’s the Centrifuges, Stupid!” — but as a Hollywood movie executive famously said in a script meeting, “Obviousness is your friend.” He was right about screenplays and he’s right here. No one believes Barack Obama about anything anymore. Why should they? The new Iran deal is Obamacare II, only worse, a thousand megatons worse.

So many things are wrong with the agreement coming out of Geneva, it’s hard to know where to begin (for an excellent overall go to The Israel Project’s Tower website or look right here with our resident expert Dr. Ledeen), but the most egregious part indeed comes down to centrifuges. Iran has some 19,000 of them — more than three times the amount of longtime nuclear-armed Pakistan. The agreement forbids the Iranians to build anymore, but, much more importantly, it allows the Iranians to fix any of their centrifuges that may be broken and get them working again..

How many of those 19,000 are broken? I’m not sure anyone outside Iran knows, but as will be recalled, the Stuxnet computer virus of 2010 was designed to bring these centrifuges to a halt and apparently did so quite successfully in many cases. But now — thanks to the deal that Obama and Kerry have put together — the Iranians will have six unmolested months to get as many of them up and running as they can, enriching uranium.

Speaking of which, Iran’s “right to enrich” is supposedly still under dispute, the Americans saying one thing about the language in the deal and the Iranians another. Some dispute. The prologue to the “interim” agreement states that the amount of enrichment will be decided in future negotiation, not (nota bene) whether enrichment will be allowed or not. (The specific language reads: “a mutually defined enrichment program with practical limits and transparency measures to ensure the peaceful nature of the program.” Uh-huh.) Meanwhile, Iran is able to enrich up to five percent, not the previous alleged maximum of 3.5%. Whatever happened to that other 1/5%? Confusing, no? Oh, well, that’s a long way from the 20% needed for weaponization.

No, it’s not. It’s not very much at all when you have 19,000 centrifuges. How much of a setback for the Iranian nuclear weapons program is this five percent permissible level then? According to the New York Times, about as pro-Obama a publication as you can get outside of a Chicago Democratic Party newsletter, the current agreement will retard the Iranian program only about one month.

One month? For this we give them oodles of desperately needed cash — seven billion on the face of it but some suggest that’s floating up to twenty — not to mention ending sanctions on such things as auto parts. This is great for Ayatollah Khamenei who, we have learned recently, owns the BMW distributorship in Iran.

Nevertheless, we are told by such wise men as Brent Scowcroft and Zbigniew Kazimierz Brzezinski that this is a good deal and we should jump at it. More specifically, these realists attest, this is the best deal we can get now.

Really? The Iranians came to the table because of sanctions. We are now lifting them and, simultaneously, encouraging others to think proactively about doing business with Iran, a potential gold (or oil) mine. We are also ratifying the hellacious Islamic regime of the mullahs that oppresses women, murders homosexuals and imprisons and tortures all those who oppose it. Forget human rights. What are they? America (really Obama in this instance) just wants a deal.

It’s not surprising. Obama never did anything for the Green Movement. Why should he care now, especially with his post-Obamacare numbers imploding? Anything to move the ball and distract the news cycle. So what if Ayatollah Khamenei called Israel a “rabid dog” about three days ago while the throng before him yelled “Death to America” and “Death to Israel”? It’s just a little hyperbole, right? He’s not serious. This isn’t Munich. This is a respectful negotiation between peers.

“No, it’s not,” I repeat, again obviously. This is the desperate move of a president in free fall, only it’s a move being made with millions of lives at stake. If the sanctions in place brought Iran to the table, why wouldn’t ratcheting up the sanctions, as Congress sought to do, get Iran actually to agree to dismantle its program, to shrink back the extraordinary number of centrifuges we know them to have, a number vastly higher than any peaceful nation could possibly need?

Now we will never know.

So we have left it all to Israel and, incredible as it may seem, Saudi Arabia to put a stop to this madness. What will they do? I wouldn’t want to be them. It’s no fun at all Perhaps a new prayer should be added to the Jewish liturgy. “Thank G-d I wasn’t born Benjamin Netanyahu.”


TOPICS: Editorial; Foreign Affairs; Government; Israel; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: iran; israel; nuclearweapons; obama; saudiarabia; waronterror
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1 posted on 12/03/2013 1:21:09 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

yep, cashed in everything I own. Didn’t change much though.


2 posted on 12/03/2013 1:23:57 PM PST by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If they like their atomic bomb, they’ll keep their atomic bomb. Period.


3 posted on 12/03/2013 1:25:44 PM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Frivolous lawsuits failed to do them in?


4 posted on 12/03/2013 1:25:45 PM PST by humblegunner
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To: MrB

lol ... living on love.


5 posted on 12/03/2013 1:27:25 PM PST by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: no-to-illegals

Hey, ya know... on the bright side...

when they light one of these off, it’ll be in a liberal city.


6 posted on 12/03/2013 1:28:12 PM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: MrB

I can’t believe you found me ... happily ever after. Well, when the ground starts shaking ... it will bring out the best in me.


7 posted on 12/03/2013 1:30:19 PM PST by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Iran Will Not Have an Atomic Bomb. Period.

Nominations are open for liberal morons, including any and all RINOs, from DC to sit squarely at ground zero when the Iranian ragheads detonate their nuke and wipe out an American city.

8 posted on 12/03/2013 1:30:19 PM PST by The Sons of Liberty (Who but a TYRANT shoves down another man's throat what he has exempted himself from?)
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To: The Sons of Liberty

yep, Hold On Tight!


9 posted on 12/03/2013 1:31:34 PM PST by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

10 posted on 12/03/2013 1:31:54 PM PST by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: MrB

Let’s just hope that they are having a Globull Warming conference, WTO meeting, Occupy Wall Street protest and a DNC convention at the time..................


11 posted on 12/03/2013 1:32:31 PM PST by Red Badger (Proud member of the Zeta Omicron Tau Fraternity since 2004...................)
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To: The Sons of Liberty

Just no undetectable PLASTIC bombs!


12 posted on 12/03/2013 1:33:59 PM PST by 2harddrive
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“You Light Up My Life”


13 posted on 12/03/2013 1:35:39 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: 2harddrive
PS - Loss of an American city to an Iranian NUKE is AUTOMATIC IMPEACHMENT and REMOVAL of any and all 0bama Regime officials and and any member of congress or the "courts" that supported their policies!
14 posted on 12/03/2013 1:37:27 PM PST by The Sons of Liberty (Who but a TYRANT shoves down another man's throat what he has exempted himself from?)
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To: The Sons of Liberty

Impeached? He could massacre a troop of girl scouts on the White House lawn during the Easter Egg roll, butcher them, barbecue them and serve them to all the participants and he still wouldn’t be impeached. And if you criticized him about it, the press would say “it’s a black thing” and accuse you of being a racist tea bagging rethuglican for bringing it up while licking their fingers and asking Michelle what kind of spice rub they’re using and beg for more macaroni & cheese and a refill of their kool-aid.


15 posted on 12/03/2013 1:47:25 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet ("Of the 4 wars in my lifetime none came about because the US was too strong." Reagan)
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To: The Sons of Liberty

That is when Martial Law will be invoked. (for Our safety of course)


16 posted on 12/03/2013 1:47:41 PM PST by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I think most people 9with working brains) realize that it’s a very short leap from an atomic bomb to a hydrogen bomb. In fact, the atomic fission trigger is the only hard part of building a thermonuclear fusion bomb. Teller worked out the math on the hydrogen bomb even before the atomic bomb was tested at Los Alamos.

So if the Iranians separate enough U-235, they will go straight to the fusion version. Wouldn’t surprise me at all if they hadn’t already stored up the lithium deuteride for it.


17 posted on 12/03/2013 1:57:40 PM PST by henkster (Communists never negotiate.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

0bama could be on video having serial sex with a live goat and dead boy while snorting meth and taking bribes at midnight in the basement of the Chinese Embassy and he wouldn’t be impeached.


18 posted on 12/03/2013 1:59:46 PM PST by henkster (Communists never negotiate.)
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To: The Sons of Liberty

NO NO NO....that’s exactly why the “Deal” was made so that the Iranians can “lose”a weapon, American city gets nuked, we are all told to “Shelter in Place”, Martial (Sharia) law is invoked, elections are suspended and Obama is El Presidente for life.


19 posted on 12/03/2013 2:05:52 PM PST by Malichi (!)
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To: Malichi
I look good in tinfoil but nothing is far fetched with this idiot in the White House
20 posted on 12/03/2013 2:07:37 PM PST by Malichi (!)
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To: The Sons of Liberty

You know there is a good probability that several enemies of the US are weighing the odds of US retaliation in the light of any spectacular attack on us.

If there were a situation where a nuclear device was detonated by a lesser country, or say the Chinese launched a limited strike, and the President hesitated or declined to retaliate the nation would be at the precipice. I could see that situation degenerating into the Constitutionally inclined military trying to wrest him from office with him being backed by a social parasite militia...


21 posted on 12/03/2013 2:08:33 PM PST by Axenolith (Government blows, and that which governs least, blows least...)
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To: The Sons of Liberty

Normally I would agree with you on this but Pat Buchanan said pretty much the same thing recently in an article on the subject.


22 posted on 12/03/2013 2:19:21 PM PST by Jean2
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Nice rant!

:)

23 posted on 12/03/2013 2:48:06 PM PST by lentulusgracchus
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To: henkster
Wouldn’t surprise me at all if they hadn’t already stored up the lithium deuteride for it.

They've been working on heavy water for a while now. No doubt in my mind they're thinking fusion weapons.

Which raises the ante a bunch. Instead of 15-20 kilotons going off downtown (which is what one expects with a terrorist nuclear attack), now you're talking about military-grade strategic weapons with yields in the hundreds of kilotons, up to the megaton range. Now you are talking about extreme termination of a whole Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area.

24 posted on 12/03/2013 2:51:54 PM PST by lentulusgracchus
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Bump


25 posted on 12/03/2013 2:59:10 PM PST by WashingtonSource
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

One recent report said that the deal included commercial airline flight permissions.

Before, I figured that they would place their first nuke on board a private Bertram yacht and cruise it up the Potomac to the Tidal Basin.

Now all they have to do is to include it in the Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade First Class cabin excess baggage on the next Iran Air flight into Dulles, then declare an emergency divert to Washington National.

“Eye Cee Bee Emmms? We don’t need no steenking missiles. We have Airbus!”


26 posted on 12/03/2013 3:00:06 PM PST by BwanaNdege (Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable. J.F. Kennedy)
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To: BwanaNdege
One major “Opps” and Iran won't have to worry about having a launch system either.
27 posted on 12/03/2013 3:06:05 PM PST by Progov
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To: The Sons of Liberty

Naah. Dear leader could nuke a few cities on his own and congress wouldn’t impeach. He has complete carte blanche to do whatever he wants. And he knows it.


28 posted on 12/03/2013 3:47:47 PM PST by RKBA Democrat ( There is no worst president but owebama, and valerie jarrett is his prophet.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
it’s a move being made with millions of lives at stake

What are a few million lives compared to the glorious socialist revolution? What are a few million lives to a living god like Barack 0bama?

29 posted on 12/03/2013 4:07:39 PM PST by Hardastarboard (Temporary tag line - RIP Paul Walker)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Bump!


30 posted on 12/03/2013 5:07:11 PM PST by upchuck (I can't stand people that don't know the difference between 'than' and 'then.' Their so stupid...)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks 2ndDivisionVet.

White House Exploring Ways to Let Iran Enrich Uranium
http://freebeacon.com/white-house-exploring-ways-to-let-iran-enrich-uranium/
Posted on 12/3/2013 5:36:53 PM by kcvl
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3097863/posts


31 posted on 12/03/2013 5:33:38 PM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: The Sons of Liberty
Loss of an American city to an Iranian NUKE...

Why so extreme?

If Benghazi isn't enough...

32 posted on 12/04/2013 3:45:35 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: henkster; goat granny
0bama could be on video having serial sex with a live goat and dead boy while snorting meth and taking bribes at midnight in the basement of the Chinese Embassy and he wouldn’t be impeached.

WHAT??!!??



33 posted on 12/04/2013 3:48:00 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: BwanaNdege
“Eye Cee Bee Emmms? We don’t need no steenking missiles. We have Airbus!”

Indeed!

34 posted on 12/04/2013 3:49:10 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: Hardastarboard
What are a few million lives to a living god like Barack 0bama?

We have killed 55,000,000 by CHOICE; and we're worried about MUSLIMS???

35 posted on 12/04/2013 3:50:47 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: The Sons of Liberty

Well...when that suitcase nuke goes if in the center of the Mall in DC...

No need to impeach or remove anybody....

Problem solved..../ S


36 posted on 12/04/2013 3:52:54 AM PST by Popman
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37 posted on 12/04/2013 5:08:31 AM PST by SJackson (the Democrats take back control, we don’t make (this) kind of naked power grab, J Biden)
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To: lentulusgracchus
Now you are talking about extreme termination of a whole Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area.

If they pick the right Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area, they'd actually be doing us a favor.

38 posted on 12/04/2013 6:52:33 AM PST by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Elsie

Your goat can do a whole lot better than Obama. Don’t let her settle.


39 posted on 12/04/2013 7:32:02 AM PST by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization.))
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To: The Sons of Liberty
What color is the sky in your world? Americans don't impeach presidents during a time of war. They may defeat them at the polls but impeachment is a bridge too far.
40 posted on 12/04/2013 7:38:23 AM PST by mad_as_he$$
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To: CatherineofAragon

that’s a HIM!!!


41 posted on 12/04/2013 8:24:01 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: henkster

“I think most people (with working brains) realize that it’s a very short leap from an atomic bomb to a hydrogen bomb.

I disagree with that statement, but a plain old vanilla U-235 device would get the point across just fine.


42 posted on 12/04/2013 8:28:00 AM PST by Attention Surplus Disorder (At no time was the Obama administration aware of what the Obama administration was doing)
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To: Elsie

*hair on end*

Er.....same advice goes, I guess! Considering Bongo is most likely a fag.


43 posted on 12/04/2013 8:28:14 AM PST by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization.))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If they do get a bomb, we’ll just ask them nicely and they’ll hand it right over./sarc


44 posted on 12/04/2013 10:16:40 AM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qItugh-fFgg


45 posted on 12/04/2013 10:50:05 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: mad_as_he$$
What color is the sky in your world? Americans don't impeach presidents during a time of war. They may defeat them at the polls but impeachment is a bridge too far.

Sky Color - Hmm ... well since January 20th, 2009 pretty BLACK; The future looks dim, and as a taxpayer, I can't see out from under the crushing debt!

As for Impeachment during War - Impeachment, Removal, and Incarceration are justified when the [so-called] president is guilty of TREASON.

Go crawl back in you hole TROLL!

46 posted on 12/04/2013 11:04:11 AM PST by The Sons of Liberty (Who but a TYRANT shoves down another man's throat what he has exempted himself from?)
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To: Elsie
Fast and Furious,
Benghazi,
A hundred other things are more than enough,

but it will be hard for even the socialist propagandizers that masquerade as "the press" to ignore and sweep under the carpet the loss of an American City.

47 posted on 12/04/2013 11:08:00 AM PST by The Sons of Liberty (Who but a TYRANT shoves down another man's throat what he has exempted himself from?)
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To: The Sons of Liberty

lol. you are delusional.


48 posted on 12/04/2013 11:11:41 AM PST by mad_as_he$$
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To: Elsie

LOL he’d have trouble this goat. That face means business...


49 posted on 12/04/2013 11:12:08 AM PST by goat granny
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To: CatherineofAragon; Elsie

LOL


50 posted on 12/04/2013 11:14:09 AM PST by goat granny
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