by Jacquie Atkinson
Many Obama and Scott Peters’ far left supporters may find it appealing to view the recent diplomatic negotiations between the United States and Iran as the beginning of the end of the threat posed by Iran since its 1979 revolution. That mindset ignores the fact that this “deal” hasn’t even been signed by Iran, or ratified by its government and it ignores this little thing called reality and the reality is — the Islamic Republic cannot be trusted and they remain the most dangerous actor in the most volatile area of the world.
The fact is that we are giving over a hundred billion dollars to Iran, a country that continues to stay true to its long track record of financial support for terrorist groups in the Middle East and a country that is actively working to further destabilize the region. Its Shia proxies in Iraq are responsible for the deaths of over 500 U.S. military personnel and its Iranian supported terrorist groups continue to plan for the destruction of Israel and its people. Just last week Iran thumbed its nose at America again as US sailors were captured, harassed and humiliated.
The administration’s policy of bowing down to Iran will not alter the diplomatic and strategic interests that promote such Iranian behavior. The failed Obama administration and its puppet Scott Peters have given this anti-American regime a victory with nothing to show for it beyond Iran’s word that they will follow through. A word that history tells us we cannot trust.
Over the weekend the administration admitted that a portion of the funds released will go to fund terrorism. A shocking admission from an administration that rarely admits its policies have negative consequences – and yet how is that acceptable? If even one dollar is going to assist in killing more Americans, why release any?
To learn more about my campaign for Congress in California’s 52nd Congressional District against Congressman Scott Peters, visit my website: jacquieatkinson.com