During an interview with BBC Persia, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the United States will starve millions of Iranians to death if the country’s leadership doesn’t bend to its will.
Have you checked the price of gas lately?
I filled up today. Unleaded had gone from $2.65 to $2.75 overnight. It will go even higher as Trump’s sanctions imposed on Iran go into effect and markets are restricted.
Back in July the Trump administration launched a campaign to stir up unrest in Iran as part of an ongoing and intensified push to overthrow the mullahs and replace them with marionettes controlled by the United States.
Prior to George W. Bush illegally rolling into Iraq based on a passel of lies, Bill Clinton oversaw Papa Bush’s medieval sanctions on the country. The sanctions were not intended to stop Saddam Hussein from building WMDs as we were told by The New York Times and The Washington Post.
For months now, indeed for over a year, the corporate media has tossed around the prospect of Trump’s UN ambassador Nikki Haley becoming president. They say it is entirely possible Americans will vote for this woman. She’s perceived as tough with the latch of a bull dog, relentlessly confronting Iran, Venezuela, and other enemies of the neoliberal order.
The covert war inside Iran continues. The latest episode occurred on Saturday when a military parade in Ahvaz was attacked by gunmen, later said to be Islamic State terrorists. 29 people were killed, including women and children.
According to Bob Woodward’s latest book, Secretary of Defense Jim “Mad Dog” Mattis believes President Trump has the intellectual and emotional capacity of a fifth- or sixth-grader. Mattis, of course, denies saying this, but true or not the remark undoubtedly angered Trump, the midnight tweeter with a massive ego who never misses an opportunity to go after his political enemies, spewing invective and disparagement.