Follow the money is a phrase which first became famous in the movie “All The President’s Men”depicting the Watergate scandal. It seems also appropriate to understand why Democrats support this ridiculous agreement with Iran.
According to Daniel Greenfield of the Horowitz Freedom Center in the FrontPageMag.com:
Senator Markey has announced his support for the Iran deal that will let the terrorist regime inspect its own Parchin nuclear weapons research site, conduct uranium enrichment, build advanced centrifuges, buy ballistic missiles, fund terrorism and have a near zero breakout time to a nuclear bomb.
Markey had topped the list of candidates supported by the Iran Lobby. And the Iranian American Political Action Committee (IAPAC) had maxed out its contributions to his campaign.
Al Franken, another IAPAC backed politician who also benefited from Iran Lobby money, came out for the nuke sellout.
Senator Jeanne Shaheen, the Iran Lobby’s third Dem senator, also came out for the deal a while back even though she only got half the IAPAC cash that Franken and Markey received.
As did Senator Gillibrand, who had benefited from IAPAC money back when she first ran for senator.
According to Daniel Greenfield, this was just the beginning. There’s more.
Gillibrand had also picked up money from the Iran Lobby’s Hassan Nemazee. Namazee was Hillary’s national campaign finance director who had raised a fortune for both her and Kerry before pleading guilty to a fraud scheme encompassing hundreds of millions of dollars. Nemazee had been an IAPAC trustee and had helped set up the organization.
Nemazee had donated to Gillibrand and had also kicked in money to help the Franken Recount Fund scour all the cemeteries for freshly dead votes, as well as to Barbara Boxer, who also came out for the Iran nuke deal. Boxer had also received money more directly from IAPAC.
Are you starting to see a pattern in the Senate? Well, there’s STILL more corruption. Let’s continue to follow the money shall we? Let’s look at the Congress.
In the House, the Democratic recipients of IAPAC money came out for the deal. Mike Honda, one of the biggest beneficiaries of the Iran Lobby backed the nuke sellout. As did Andre Carson, Gerry Connolly, Donna Edwards and Jackie Speier.
But the Iran Lobby’s biggest wins weren’t Markey or Shaheen. The real victory had come long before when two of their biggest politicians, Joe Biden and John Kerry, had moved into prime positions in the administration. Not only IAPAC, but key Iran Lobby figures had been major donors to both men.
That list includes Housang Amirahmadi, the founder of the American Iranian Council, who had spoken of a campaign to “conquer Obama’s heart and mind” and had described himself as “the Iranian lobby in the United States.” It includes the Iranian Muslim Association of North America (IMAN) board members who had fundraised for Biden. And it includes the aforementioned Hassan Nemazee.
How INSANE is THIS! Right? You scratch your head and wonder why anyone would support such a preposterous agreement. An agreement which assures that Iran will soon have a nuclear weapon and threatens the very existence of Israel.
Well, we now know the REAL answer – these politicians and others are really “owned” by the Iranian mullahs. Our representatives have lost their moral compass. Those same representatives, that are Americans and represent – We The People – have taken money from terrorist organizations that support terrorism. That same terrorism has cost American soldiers their lives! That makes them traitors. That is Treasonous!
The Washington Cartel has lost their mind and lost their principles, but their pockets are getting filled! What do they care!
Government Accountability Institute President Peter Schweizer calls it the “Tollbooth Strategy.” As Schweizer explains in his new book, Extortion: How Politicians Extract Your Money, Buy Votes, and Line Their Own Pockets: “You pay money at a tollbooth in order to use a road or bridge. The methodology in Washington is similar: if someone wants a bill passed, charge them money to allow the bill to move down the legislative highway.”
The Iranians are only too happy to pay this toll and the Democratic legislators are even happier to collect it! The Iran Lobby is REAL. The Iranian money and influence is REAL.
We’ve talked about Congress and the Senate – how about the top administrators?
Both of Obama’s secretaries of state were involved in Iran Lobby cash controversies, as was his vice president and his former secretary of defense. Obama was also the beneficiary of sizable donations from the Iran Lobby. Akbar Ghahary, the former co-founder of IAPAC, had donated and raised some $50,000 for Obama.
Democrats in favor of a deal that will let a terrorist regime go nuclear have taken money from lobbies for that regime. They have broken their oath by taking bribes from a regime whose leaders chant, “Death to America”.
Well, guess what folks? This will be the ‘Death to America’ if we let these politicians get away with it. This is why people are so sick of politicians and Government in general.
Too bad the four forgotten Americans rotting in Iranian prisons aren’t as important to these Democrat politicians, as the money they pocket from the Iranian mullahs!
Written by Nancy Hayes
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