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‘I was blown up by an Iranian bomb’

Written By | Aug 12, 2015

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2015 — While selling his latest plan to buck up another ruthless U.S. enemy, President Obama told the press that Republican opponents to his Iranian nuke deal are as unreasonable as the ruthless Islamic hardliners with whom he just negotiated a treaty.

Obama’s circular argument convinced one of the Senate’s top Democrats, New York’s Chuck Schumer, to join Republicans taking a hard-line against Obama and Iran’s ruling mullahs and in favor of America and Israel’s survival.

“I believe Iran will not change,” wrote Schumer, “and under this agreement it will be able to achieve its dual goals of eliminating sanctions while ultimately retaining its nuclear and non-nuclear power.”

President Obama says, if Congress rejects his deal with Iran, the U.S. has “one option, another war in the Middle East.”

Retired U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bartlett has battle scars that form the basis of his counter argument.

“I was blown up by an Iranian bomb,” says Bartlett through scarred lips. “It [the explosion] cut me in half, from the left corner of my temple to down through my jaw. It took my gunner’s legs off.”

Bartlett is among the estimated 500 Americans wounded or killed by Iraq’s Iranian-supplied Shiite militias.

America has been at war with Iran since shortly after the creation of the modern world’s first Islamic state. But Democratic administrations — those of Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama — refused to recognize the deadly handiwork of Iran’s totalitarian mullahs.

“Every politician who’s involved in this will be held accountable,” says Bartlett in a new television ad sponsored by Vets Against the Deal. “They will have blood on their hands. A vote for this deal means more money for Iranian terrorism. What do you think they’re going to do when they get more money?” asks Bartlett.

More importantly, what do you think they’re going to do when they get nukes?

“Today’s world is underpinned by a multipolar order, which emerged from the rise of developing economies — most notably China — as major actors in trade and finance,” writes Paola Subacchi, research director of International Economics at Chatham House and Professor of Economics at the University of Bologna. “The United States, like many aging celebrities, is struggling to share the stage with new faces.”

While promoting his documentary “2016: Obama’s America,” author and filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza told a gathering of Americans for Prosperity, “If we lived in the year 1500 and looked around the world, there were several great powers: China, India, the Arab-Islamic world, the civilizations of the Americas. It was a multipolar world without a single superpower like America. I believe Obama wants us to go back to that world.”

D’Souza went on to describe Obama’s anti-colonial ideology as the “idea that America, and American power, is very bad for the world. In other words, that America is not a force of freedom, but America is actually a force of exploitation. And if you look at the dual movement of Obama’s policies, domestic and foreign, they’re kind of linked. What is he doing? Domestically, he is expanding the power of the state at home. And internationally, he is shrinking or contracting the power of the United States.”

As domestic spending rises, enslaving future generations of Americans to the whims of foreign creditors (like China and Saudi Arabia), and a nuclear armed Iran joins rogue states like North Korea under the economic and military wing of China, the anti-colonial dreams of Obama’s father will become a waking nightmare for your children and their children’s children.

And like scarred Staff Sgt. Robert Bartlett, future American survivors will say, “I was blown up by an Iranian bomb.”

Steven M. Lopez

Originally from Los Angeles, Steven M. Lopez has been in the news business for more than thirty years. He made his way around the country: Arizona, the Bay Area and now resides in South Florida.