Saturday, December 1, 2012

Dianne Feinstein There are a LOT of Impressive People that Work at Those Acronyms ...... Can YOU Tell President Obama the Sanction Thing is IMPORTANT...

Sanction stuff is at the bottom...
Best Quote

"You can never value the job more than your own integrity" Judge James Baker Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, Adjunct 

"I'm in the business of being an optimist... otherwise I would not work for the ACLU.."  Hina Shamsi - National Security Project ACLU

Personally I learned that when being in a room full of people that work for "acronyms" I learned that what I did in the 80's and 90's mattered.  By my research or as others would call it "counter intelligence" work I was able to provide people "context".  At each meal people at the table would introduce themselves and how they were connected to the intelligence community.   Quickly I learned that adding an "H" when saying I did research during the Bush administration was HIGHLY important.  

In reference to NISSAN....  I sat next to a man that specializes in "Sanctions"... It's time NISSAN showed RESPECT to America.  Also the tougher the sanctions the faster they work.  Then the Iranian people will enjoy FREEDOM (or at least NOT have access to the "bomb") & the tougher the sanctions the sooner that we can restore relations/trade with IRAN and that's good for business.  Most important. If the sanctions are NOT tough and if they are filled with "loopholes" they will not work and our military has been "stretched"   we need to "be serious".... Let's hope the White House signs the bill "as is"...

Senate Votes to Add Iran Sanctions as White House Objects

Businessweek-10 hours ago
The U.S. Senate approved new economic sanctions on Iran, overriding objections from the White House that the legislation could undercut ...

James Baker

Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, Adjunct Professor of Law

B.A., J.D., Yale
B.A., J.D., Yale. Chief Judge Baker was appointed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces in September 2000. He previously served as Special Assistant to the President and Legal Adviser to the National Security Council (NSC) (1997-2000), Deputy Legal Adviser to the National Security Council (1994-1997) and as Counsel to the President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board and Intelligence Oversight Board. Judge Baker has also served as an attorney adviser in the Office of the Legal Advisor, Department of State, a legislative aide and acting Chief of Staff to Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan (1985-1987), and as a Marine Corps infantry officer (1979-2000), resigning his Reserve commission upon joining the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.  He is the author of In the Common Defense:  National Security Law for Perilous Times (

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