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May 15, 2018

My SIXTY-FIRST Open Letter To Senator Pat Toomey

I'll be dropping this letter to Senator Pat Toomey in the mail today:
Dear Senator Toomey:

It's me, again - the constituent who writes for the local Pittsburgh-based political blog, "2 Political Junkies."

I need to ask you about Donald Trump's decision to violate the JCPOA (a.k.a "The Iran Deal"). You posted on your website that you support the decision to withdraw (ie to violate) the agreement adding that the agreement "pav[ed] the way for Iran to develop nuclear weapons in a few short years" and "provided immediate sanctions relief and $100 billion" to Iran.

Let me start about the money. Isn't it true that the $100 billion in question is actually money from the sale of Iranian oil that the US Treasury had frozen in banks around the world? (Yes, it is.) And so aren't you (at the very least) misleading the public by using the verb "provided" rather than the more correct "returned"? It is their money, is it not? The verb "provided" seems to imply that the money was coming from someplace other than Iran itself.

And now the agreement itself. You said that the agreement paved the way for Iran to develop nukes in a few short years. But isn't it far more accurate to say that it stopped Iran from developing those weapons that quickly? It reduced Iran's capability of producing weapons grade uranium, reduced the number of advanced centrifuges and so on.

But now with those controls off, now Iran is capable of creating a nuclear weapon much more quickly, isn't that true?

So here's my question: How have you made the world safer? No, wait. I'll answer that one for you: You haven't.

But if you can comment on why you're misleading your voters about The Iran Deal, that'll be great. THANKS.

I await your response.
And I will be posting whatever response I get from him or his office.

Follow-up:

3 comments:

End the Witchhunt of Harvey Weinstein said...

"Donald Trump's decision to violate the JCPOA (a.k.a "The Iran Deal"). You posted on your website that you support the decision to withdraw (ie to violate) the agreement "

Like Progressives and Democrats pretending DACA is not a DHS memo instead a law passed by Congress .
They are pretending the JCPOA (a.k.a "The Iran Deal"). was a treaty.

"money from the sale of Iranian oil that the US Treasury had frozen in banks around the world"
Then why didn't they just unfreeze the assets "in banks around the world" instead of secretly sending them pallets of currency and gold?
"But now with those controls off, now Iran is capable of creating a nuclear weapon much more quickly, isn't that true? "
Nope, there are no inspections so Iran could work at creating a nuclear weapon at the same speed.
The ObamaBros claimed the Obama administration knew the Iranians were cheating which proves how important the deal was.

End the Witchhunt of Harvey Weinstein said...

I should look up which letter Dayvoe repeated point #2
https://twitter.com/seanmdav/status/996876337058144256

Wiretapped: A play in four acts.
Act 1: Obama spied on my campaign.
Act 2: No you're a liar.
Act 3: Obama definitely spied on Manafort.
Act 4: And also three other campaign advisers.

Dayvoe said...

First comment I saw to the above mentioned "play":

https://twitter.com/GiantsNerd/status/996925080507531264

That's what happens when you're a criminal. Who knew?