Friday, May 11, 2012

Make Iran part of the discussion on Middle East matters...

The world would be a worse place if Iran constructs a nuclear weapon. But engaging it on broader Middle East issues might make it rethink.
Western diplomats described last month’s talks between the P5+1 and Iran in Istanbul as “constructive” and “useful.” But the adjectives, although only guardedly positive, are certainly an improvement on the terms officials have used to describe previous Iranian diplomacy.
Since May 2010, when the P5+1 rightly rejected a proposed fuel swap deal agreed between Turkey, Brazil and Iran (also in Istanbul), diplomacy has stalled. Throughout the latter part of 2010 and into 2011, Iran continued to enrich and stockpile uranium, and the only real developments in the nuclear standoff seemed to be a heightening of rhetoric – and violence. Assassinations of Iranian scientists (many claim by Israel’s security service Mossad) were met with attacks on Israeli targets in India, while EU moves to sanction Iran’s oil brought corresponding Iranian threats to close the Strait of Hormuz, through which 20 percent of the world’s oil passes.

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Tuesday, May 08, 2012

Corrupt Romney supporter hands out fake ballots in Nevada...

Romney (Photo credit: Talk Radio News Service)
LAS VEGAS, NV - FEBRUARY 03:  Michael McDonald...
LAS VEGAS, NV - FEBRUARY 03: Michael McDonald of Nevada holds a sign as he waits for Republican presidential candidate, U.S. Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) to arrive at a campaign event at American Shooters indoor shooting range and firearms store February 3, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Paul is hoping to pick up delegates in the Nevada GOP caucus on February 4. (Image credit: Getty Images via @daylife)

Romney Supporter Caught Handing Out Fake Ballots in Nevada Wearing a Ron Paul Shirt

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As Ron Paul continues to rack up delegates leading up to the national convention in Tampa, several mainstream media outlets have finally begun to pay attention, but most articles and news casts stress that Congressman Paul still has no chance at winning the nomination.

If Ron Paul doesn't have a shot, then why is the Romney campaign and the establishment GOP freaking out?

Last week, GOP Chairman Michael McDonald threatened Nevada that if Ron Paul delegates take over national convention slots, they won't be invited to Tampa. If these mafia tactics weren't enough, the Romney campaign resorted to the lowest form of dirty tricks at the Nevada convention.

The video below shows a provocateur, presumably working for the Romney campaign but wearing a Ron Paul shirt, being caught red handed distributing fake ballots to Ron Paul supporters.

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