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But the mere fact that they tried deserves condemnation. Will somebody please wake us up as soon as the Dept. of State has had a long overdue purge and is, finally, NOT a hotbed of anti-Semite, two-faced fuckwits? Oh, and if they’d quit playing “Horst Wessel Lied” on the phone when you’re on hold, it would be helpful too.
The September Israeli airstrike on a suspected nuclear site in Syria had been in the works for months, ABC News has learned, and was delayed only at the strong urging of the United States.
Do we smell the sweaty feet of Gondolapisser Rice all over this? Why yes, yes we do!
In early July the Israelis presented the United States with satellite imagery that they said showed a nuclear facility in Syria. They had additional evidence that they said showed that some of the technology was supplied by North Korea.
One U.S. official told ABC’s Martha Raddatz the material was “jaw dropping” because it raised questions as to why U.S. intelligence had not previously picked up on the facility.
Probably because Kim Jong Ill found out, pre-emptively, that there was a risk that we might catch on to him and promptly called on his friends in the DemCong to put a stop to the threat against his ambitions. Just like they’ve done all they could to stop every other intelligence gathering initiative that might actually hurt our enemies in the past.
Either that or you clowns are screamingly incompetent. Pick one.
A senior U.S. official said the Israelis planned to strike during the week of July 14 and in secret high-level meetings American officials argued over how to respond to the intelligence.
Some in the administration supported the Israeli action, but others, notably Sect. of State Condoleeza Rice did not. One senior official said the U.S. convinced the Israelis to “confront Syria before attacking.”
Sure. Tell Pencilneck Assad that you’re on to him so that he has plenty of time to remove the evidence. Just look at how well that worked for US when we were dealing with Saddam.
Is there anything that Gondolapisser Rice and her State Dept. won’t do to help their terrorist friend in Damascus?
Officials said they were concerned about the impact an attack on Syria would have on the region.
While simultaneously being completely unconcerned about the impact that a nuclear attack would have on, say, Tel Aviv.
But that’s “business as usual” in Foggy Bottom.
And given the profound consequences of the flawed intelligence in Iraq, the U.S. wanted to be absolutely certain the intelligence was accurate.
What “flawed intelligence?” You tell somebody that you’ve caught him red-handed, then give him 18 months to get rid of the stash and guess what happens, you insufferably imbecilic Idiotarian incompetents.
Initially, administration officials convinced the Israelis to call off the July strike. But in September the Israelis feared that news of the site was about to leak and went ahead with the strike despite U.S. concerns.
Good for them! Mazel tov!
It is our profound hope that they adopt that approach as Standard Operating Procedure, if they haven’t done so already. If The State Dept. thinks it’s a bad idea, odds are about 2,000 to 1 that it’s a splendid idea, but they’re being concerned about their future bribes from their Arabian sponsors.
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And where did it lead us?
Foggy Bottom, ever the students of history, try one-more-time to reign in the Pyong-Yang putzes with a Killah Rabbit Redux.
US backs N. Korea nuclear facilities plan
President Bush on Wednesday hailed an agreement for North Korea to detail its nuclear programs and disable its main reactor complex, a key step toward what the United States hopes will be a denuclearized Korean Peninsula.
Bush said the announcement reflected the “common commitment” of the six-party talks to shut down North Korea’s nuclear program. The countries are North Korea, the United States, Russia, China, South Korea and Japan.
While some of us here at home, remember Carter leaving the plantation, and brokering a renegade “deal” with Kim Il Sung, describing the murderous dictator as “vigorous and intelligent” adding that “I don’t see (North Korea) as an outlaw nation”. That was immediately followed by the Goreacle convincing Billy-Bob to jump on the bandwagon. Nevermind the deal abandoned all previous demands for an immediate stop to their nuclear weapons program.
Under an agreement reached in February, Pyongyang was required to shut down and seal its Yongbyon reactor facility, which it did in July. The second phase required it to disable its sole functioning reactor at Yongbyon and provide a full description of all its nuclear programs.
Wednesday’s agreement calls for that to happen by the end of the year. China proposed the joint statement at last weekend’s end of a new round of the six-party talks, and it was accepted by all the parties.
Bush said the deal “will help secure the future peace and prosperity of the Northeast Asian region.”
Flashback to 1994, we got a “cross our heart and hope to die” deal exactly in this fashion. But our part of the bargain was $4 billion in light water reactor technology and $100 million in crude, payable up-front (your taxpayer dollars for “Peace in our Time”), while the NorKs immediately announced the deal was pay us first and we’ll stop at some point of our choosing. Curiously missing in this “latest and greatest” deal is they will provide a description of their program. Not even Inspector Cluseau and the IAEA to have a look-see, not that they could find their ass-cheeks with both hands? Now I hear there might be some inspector or technical assistance closing down the facilities in question.
The United States has agreed to lead disablement activities and provide the initial funding for them. Washington also reiterated its willingness to remove North Korea from a list of countries that sponsor terrorism, a key demand of Pyongyang.
No timetable was set for this action, but the joint statement said it will happen “in parallel with” the North Korean government following through on its commitment.
“The two sides will increase bilateral exchanges and enhance mutual trust,” the statement says.
Diplospeak translation: We’ll pay as agreed and take their word for everything else, even though this failed twice before. While were at it, let’s not forget the Forehead stating unequivocally in 1998 that the NorKs didn’t have an active ballistic missile program, one week later Pyongyang lets one rip over Japan and lands in the North Pacific.
On Friday, in anticipation of the new agreement, the United States also announced it would spend up to $25 million to pay for 50,000 tons of heavy fuel oil for North Korea. The February agreement calls for the parties to provide North Korea with 1 million tons of heavy fuel oil, or the monetary equivalent in other aid and assistance, in return for the first two phases of action by Pyongyang.
Neither phases Pyonyang has any intention of actually fulfilling. Foggy Bottom Rope-A-Dope, Asian Style. Here I’ll do the math for you, assuming the same market price, that February bunker-crude we will be paying $500 million for. Feel better now, you appeasing Chamberlain-Cattah wannabes?
Assistant Secretary of State Christopher Hill, the top U.S. nuclear negotiator with North Korea, said Tuesday in New York that the U.S. expects the process of disabling the reactor to get under way “in a matter of weeks.” The U.S. wants the dismantling process to be so thorough that a nuclear facility could not be made operational for at least 12 months.
Diplospeak Translation, again: The disabling and dismantling process will occur when Elvis locates Jimmy Hoffa and the man on the Grassy Knoll, sometime around next Jovember the 43rd.
Next year, he said, the parties will address “the actual abandonment of the fissile material.”
That would be the fissile material that 1) Hel HaAvir didn’t already scatter about in Syria already and 2) The rest of their stockpile they manage to find someone to conveniently “hold” for them. Yes I did hear it too, so before somebody starts yammering they also agreed not to transfer any materials or technology outside North Korea. If you believe that one, I’ve got some nice sunny ocean-front property in Arizona for you, cheap-cheap.
The North has about 110 pounds of fissile material harvested from the nuclear reactor at Yongbyon through a plutonium enrichment program and will have to declare exactly how much, Hill said. The U.S. also wants to resolve concerns about the North’s separate uranium enrichment program, he said. Giving up all material and weapons — experts say the North may have produced more than a dozen nuclear bombs — is the only acceptable final result, Hill said.
“In short, we have a long way to go,” he said. “Partial success is not success.”
That’s enough Pu-239 bangie-stuff to build 6 or 7 low kT yield bombs. It’s takes bit more Uranium-235 mass to produce an effective bomb and longer to enrich it but we have not the slightest clue how long they’ve merrily been playing at alchemy. It’s a safe bet that if they had enough to play the shell game to hide with Baby Face Asswad, they’ve got a larger stash elsewhere. Not putting all your eggs in one basket as they say. The fact alone that they’re negotiating tells my skeptical neuro-center, they’ve got all they want and need for the moment.
I’m sure the Foggy-Bottom fuckwits are expensing their post-orgasmic dry-cleaning bills, with the absolute gurandamnteed final deal with the NorK.
Can’t we just find one JDAM to spare?
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LC readerjp sends us a few links regarding the anti-Semites in Foggy Bottom, demonstrating just how far up the Paleswinians’ asses their tongues are.
The U.S. State Department’s annual human rights report cites allegations that Israel tortured Palestinian prisoners.
The Israeli government “generally respected the human rights of its citizens,” the report says in its introduction. “However, there were problems in some areas, including serious abuses by some members of the security forces against Palestinian detainees.”
The report cites nongovernmental organizations in making its claims.
And we all know how trustworthy and objective those ‘NGOs’ are, don’t we? Like, say, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights who insist on referring to Paleswinian terrorists blowing up women and children as “activists” or “members of the resistance”. Or maybe Physicians for Human Rights who, upon learning about Paleswinians using a 10-year-old child to carry explosives into Israel, immediately rushed to condemn “the Israeli Occupation for using the incident in their propaganda.”
We don’t know, but what we do know is that if there’s an NGO out there not filled with endless sympathy for terrorists that Foggy Bottom could have used as a source for their slander, then we haven’t heard of it.
We also notice the lack (and when we say “lack”, we mean “total absence”) of condemnations from Foggy Bottom regarding the abuses of Israeli civilians at the hands of those po’ oppressed Paleoswinians. Abuses in the form of explosions and executions of pregnant women and their daughters. But they’re only Jooos, so why would the striped pants of the State Dept care about them?
In other news,
The U.S. State Department rejected a report that U.S. scholarship funds went to terrorists. Sean McCormack, the State Department spokesman, suggested the article in the conservative Washington Times reporting that scholarships had gone to students studying at Hamas institutions had misrepresented some of the principals in the program.
“Both the universities mentioned in the article, the Islamic University of Gaza and Al-Quds University, my understanding is that these are independent universities and it would be incorrect to characterize them as Hamas-controlled,” he said Monday.
You mean this Islamic University of Gaza? No, no Hamas control there, move along now. And yes, we know that that article wasn’t written by a pro-Paleosimian NGO and thus completely unreliable by Foggy Bottom standards, but still.
Nothing to see here, folks, better to rely on Sean McCormack of Foggy Bottom’s “understanding.”
And finally, just to illustrate the level of “understanding” and flawless sources used by Foggy Bottom, not to mention their tireless crusade to make the world a better place, we have this:
The U.S. State Department listed Borat as the victim of human rights abuses in Kazakhstan.
On Wednesday, the State Department released its annual report on human rights abuses and included the fictional Kazakh journalist created by Jewish comedian Sacha Baron Cohen. Borat was featured in Cohen’s recent satirical film “Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan.”
Kazakhstan, which originally cited concerns regarding the anti-Semitic, misogynistic character, deemed Cohen’s Kazakh Web site offensive and closed it down in 2005, the U.S. report said. Cohen moved the site to a domain not controlled by the Kazakh government, www.borat.tv.
It’s quite comforting to learn that, while they are deliberately sticking their fingers in their ears and singing “lalalalalalala!” to avoid hearing about their friends in Paleswine’s decades old terror campaign against Israeli civilians, the State Dept. still manage to find the time to protect the human rights of a fictional movie character.
In other news, the State Dept. is looking into the whereabouts of a U.S. national working for FedEx who allegedly disappeared somewhere over the Pacific. State Dept. spokes-ape, Sean McCormack, suspects Joooish involvement in his disappearance.
Useless, bureaucrappic twits.
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LC Judith wants to know if the Dubya Appeasistration don’t have anything better than this to do and, frankly, so do we:
WASHINGTON, Jan 27 — The Bush administration will inform Congress on Monday that Israel may have violated agreements with the United States when it fired American-supplied cluster munitions into southern Lebanon during its fight with Hezbollah last summer, the State Department said Saturday.
Cluster munitions fired at the Hezbollasses who kept up a continuous barrage of Katyushas over Israeli cities, that is. How DARE those pesky Jooos defend themselves against mass murder???
Cluster munitions are anti-personnel weapons that scatter tiny but deadly bomblets over a wide area. The grenadelike munitions, tens of thousands of which have been found in southern Lebanon, have caused 30 deaths and 180 injuries among civilians since the end of the war, according to the United Nations Mine Action Service.
Which may, of course, have something to do with the fact that Hezbollah has a habit of loading up the buildings they hide in with civilian human shields (assuming for the sake of argument that they were ever “civilians” at all), not to mention their practice of preventing, at gunpoint, civilian refugees from leaving the war zone. But you won’t find anybody protesting that.
Give us more, O Emperor! »« AIIIEEEE! My EYES!
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We’re sure that you’ve already heard Iran’s announcement that they’re about to put 3,000 centrifuges online, which would produce enough material to build a bomb within a year.
But worry not, the State Dept. is on the case:
A US State Department official warned:
“If they [Iran] think they can get away with 3,000 centrifuges without another Security Council resolution and additional international pressure, then they are very badly mistaken.”
Oh yes, we’re sure that the Turbaned Tumblefucks are already crapping their sandals in fear.
The only time Foggy Bottom is frightening is when you’re a US Citizen and your daughters have been kidnapped by the underwriters of their, ahem, “retirement accounts” in Saudi Arabia.
In that case, their complete indifference to your plight can, we’re sure, be quite unsettling.
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