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Wealthwatch Chat Room News & Comments 5-10-16
chattels: Joel Wing @JoelWing2 10h10 hours ago Some talking about Iraq parliament being disrupted for months after Green Zone takeover Dispute over Abadi cabinet Spk Jabouri
chattels: Joel Wing @JoelWing2 10h10 hours ago Boycotting MPs trying Reform bloc Kurds not attending Sadrists trying to go solo SIIC trying to form new coalition Maliki & Allawi plotting
chattels: Abadi did convene a cabinet meeting with a quorum today, but Parliament is still paralyzed.
rocknrollbus: Abu Waheeb.....ISIS leader.........taking sand nap........
Ononotagain: Obama’s policy: Syrian people must leave, not Assad! ~ May 7, 2016 ~ www.middleeastmonitor.com...
~ I am again ashamed by our leader... embarrassed or guilty because of one's actions, characteristics, or associations. "you should be ashamed of yourself" synonyms: sorry, shamefaced, abashed, sheepish, guilty, contrite, remorseful, repentant, penitent, regretful, rueful, apologetic; embarrassed, mortified, humiliated, chagrined, discomfited; rarecompunctious "I was too ashamed to return her call"
Ononotagain: The Only Thing Necessary for the Triumph of Evil is that Good Men Do Nothing... John F. Kennedy? Edmund Burke? R. Murray Hyslop? Charles F. Aked? John Stuart Mill?
Ononotagain: It has been quoted a lot... haha
Ononotagain: On a side note; everyone who said it is dead.
waldowould: ‹@Doug_W› you are so newsy
[05/10/2016 07:15:40 PM] chattels: The Peshmerga are broadening their control in the Kirkuk region, pushing the Islamic State back. They have driven ISIS militants 20 kilometres beyond Kirkuk and now have control of most of the roads in the region, impeding the movement of ISIS militants. ISIS militants who are based in Mazhar Asi village can no longer threaten Kirkuk or the oil fields. rudaw.net/english/kurdist...
chattels: spokesman for the Office of the Prime Minister Haider al - Abadi announced, check the quorum for the meeting of the Cabinet on Tuesday. Saad al - Hadithi told all of Iraq [where] that "13 ministers out of 22 who attended the cabinet meeting, and this is sufficient for holding today 's meeting , " noting that " in accordance with the rules of procedure of the Council of Ministers the necessary quorum of law for the meeting is half plus one of any presence of 12 ministers today attended by 13 ministers. "
chattels: The Kurds ministers have announced their boycott of the meetings of the Federal Council of Ministers, who are both Finance Minister Hoshyar Zebari of the Kurdistan Democratic party, and Minister of culture of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, Faryad Roandozi, and Minister of Displacement and migration of the MDC, Jassim Mohammed, because of the storming of the parliament, as Sadrist ministers presented their resignations to protest the delay in cabinet reshuffle
chattels: described the deputy for the coalition of Kurdish blocs, the Kurds do with power in Baghdad to "forced marriage "
chattels: Joel Wing Retweeted Kirk H. Sowell @UticaRisk 43m43 minutes ago Abadi inherited a bad hand, but that should have been notice to be careful. He's played his bad hand very poorly in fact.
chattels: Kirk H. Sowell @UticaRisk 42m42 minutes ago And fair to point out, @ImaraWaTijara, Abadi was chair of parl't Finance Comm 2010-14, chair of Economics Comm 2006-10. He was no reformer.
chattels: A critical commentary on Abadi and the crisis created by his cabinet " reform " - Iraq: What was that all about ? http://wealthwatch.world/showthread.php?tid=4540&pid=13965#pid13965
chattels: Kirk H. Sowell @UticaRisk 49m49 minutes ago When I first read this I thought, "Too tough on Abadi." Now I'm not sure. Pretty damning evalutation, but not unfair.
chattels: Pentagon announces now the killing of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, in an air strike newnevvs.com/1144342.html
chattels: BAGHDAD / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / MP Ali al - Badri , said gathering protesters Representatives awaiting join a new group of other deputies from different blocks to reform front in Parliament. He said in a statement to the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA /
"There is an ongoing meeting of the deputies of the protesters today and tomorrow Tuesday, there are open channels of communication with other deputies from different blocks to join the reform front in Parliament. " He added that" brings the protestors held a different series of meetings with other legislators Iromon join the front, but has not received a final response to them yet.
" He added that" the number of deputies protestors currently ranges between 100-110 deputies, and await join a new group of other deputies from different blocks. " and on the presence of the protesters deputies to parliament, said that" the protesters deputies gathered waiting for response of the Federal Court on the challenge to the constitutionality of the voting session on the new ministers. "
chattels: " ............. we will respect the decision of the Federal Court ........... "
chattels: "All indicators point to the inability to get a quorum to convene a parliament session, .................. even if the presence of Kurdish MPs , who numbered about limits / 60 / deputies, ............... "
chattels: " Gridlock. Standstill. Impasse. Paralysis. Standoff. These sorts of words may describe Iraqi politics today. But it didn’t have to be so. After a tumultuous three months of high political drama in Baghdad, we can look back and conclude that the crisis was unnecessary, frivolous, and its hoped-for resolution, if Prime Minister Haidar Abadi has his way, will not lead to fundamental reform. And Iraq needs reform. "
chattels: To paraphrase Shakespeare, " Much ado over and for nothing. "
chattels: Iraq increasingly is a tale of " woulda, coulda, shouda ", and we are left with a " failed state " according to many.
chattels: Hopefully such verbiage does not foreshadow the inscription on the tombstone of our investment in Iraq.