Blogroll Me! How This Old Brit Sees It ...: Re: US Naval Blockade on Iran: A Naval Blockade <b><u><i>is</i></b></u> an "Act Of War"

11 July 2008

Re: US Naval Blockade on Iran: A Naval Blockade is an "Act Of War"

This - from undisclosed, long time online 'friend(s) and usually reliable source(s).

We're posting it without comment, without express permission and without citing the source(s).

If we're asked to remove it by those concerned, then we will remove it immediately. But we hope that doesn't happen. Moreover, we hope our source(s) will keep us abreast of developments ... either here in our comments section or by email. Thanks - you know who you are.

This thing is bigger than you think. A huge part of Congress
(Rs & Ds) have voted to follow AIPAC's advice and, in effect, join Israel in
attacking Iran. A quote from an article by Eric Margolis [columnist for Toronto
Sun] New War Brewing: US, Israel Take Dangerous Steps: [posted by
CommonDreams on Sunday]

"The highly regarded American journalist Seymour Hersh just confirmed that the U.S. Congress authorized a $400-million plan to overthrow Iran’s government and incite ethnic unrest." More: "In Washington, Congress, under intense pressure from the Israel lobby, is about to
adopt a resolution calling for a naval blockade of Iran, an overt act of war."
[the vote is to take place today, I think].

"Israel asserts the right to maintain its Mideast nuclear monopoly by destroying all fissile-producing reactors in the region. Iran vows to retaliate against Israel ...., shut the Strait of Hormuz and mine the Gulf, producing worldwide financial panic, severe fuel shortages, and $400-$500 per barrel oil. Iran likely will attack U.S. forces in Afghanistan, Iraq and Kuwait, and strike Saudi and Kuwaiti oil facilities." Read the comments related to this article along with some
important links contributed by some of the commenters.
(Article and Comments) The best link for information is here: (best explanation w/ links) From that site, you can get a video explanation and also a link to the list of congress members that are co-signers. It's an enormous number of members. I have never seen such a long list co-signing

This thing has AIPAC's influence (campaign bribes) written all over it. I'm convinced this is NOT being pushed by BIG OIL corporations. They don't want big interruptions in oil supplies and doubling again of oil prices and outright war with consumers at American gas pumps. That cannot be in their interest. Yep, this is all about Israel.

Incidentally, the page on the Iran Resolution promises to continue ongoing updates on the latest developments.

It's interesting that there was no forewarning about this vote, no chance to organize opposition or to send messages to congress members or anything. There might be time to get a phone call in through the Congressional offices switchboard this morning, but that's all.

And yes, a Naval Blockade is an Act of War.

The above was penned yesterday, btw.




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Anonymous bluey said...

Ha! An awakening. This horrorrible crime needs to be blogstormed.

10:17 pm  
Anonymous R J Adams said...

This has been on the cards for a long time. Iran is the only real barrier to Middle East domination by the US, and its 'allies'.

I would guess 99% of America has no idea it is happening. The media isn't mentioning it.

1:14 am  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

No need to remove it, Richard. I am pleased that it caught your attention.

Been without internet access for awhile, and it's still very spotty.

2:09 pm  

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