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February 18, 2022 12:00 pm
Invasion of Russia keeping you informed and now this is that there is a terrible, recall 1-800-684-3110 five. Now your secular bear present by dictating there will be invasion of Ukraine by Russia in the next several days out earlier this week were told it could be midweek this week that time passed, we were in New York yesterday I were working abroad with array to announce yet, but to expand our work at the UN, especially comes to these issues that are outside of just human rights but also national security of the Security Council in an security of United States and yet while we're there. New York yesterday working on that for ACLJ Secretary of State Tony Wickett is making an emergency trip to New York to address the Security Council meeting at a special session about the situation in Ukraine before he made his trip to Europe to the OSCE so he's again there is a lot of movement going on there more US troops have been sent over to hungry for their kind of in these and the NATO countries.
US troops to build up there or being told was that those troops were sent over for purposes of if there's a mass influx of people across the border of Ukraine becomes a place where people need to flee the date that we will have to have these trips know what I don't love about that is it puts our troops in a similar situation in Afghanistan.
While we might not be putting them in the war zone. There were treating our troops as humanitarian actors instead of the killers that they really afraid to be very similar. Actually, what we see our border, where the border agents have become social workers try to handle kids and families. So I already see how this can become a disaster for military not because they do anything wrong because they're put in a situation really not trained to do that job.
They are not really that they're not USAID, not social workers and working at work and have their job, they are trained is to kill and defend the kill fee United States and defend the united states of America so it's interesting is the presence to be speaking to Trent translating partners tomorrow on the phone call is going to be possible. You think addressing United States to us this afternoon. Again, VP Harris is in Germany for the Munich conference is all happening simultaneously.
We were in New York yesterday and it's interesting we were in New York yesterday exploring ways in which we can increase our influence on all those divisions including global security and how that impacts about the difficulty here is Russia's mount reports indicate hundred 90,000 troops on the border Belarus were getting into this later in the broadcast, which is was a Soviet satellite is still operating as a Soviet satellite basically is the Allied boot was there yesterday. They're doing wargames. I think yesterday and today. That's all going on simultaneously. So another thing has put already accomplished Of his goal, which was destabilizing NATO mood we say to want your opinion on this when you want to send American troops present binds doing right now to Poland to other NATO countries.
Thousands going to engage in this. Your thoughts on that. 1-800-684-3110 800 684 31 Elkhart Senior advisor on global affairs coming up in the next segment shares broadcast with your friends and family and support the work of ACLJ and ACLJ.org that's ACLJ.org and again I were highly engaged in this coming up next with this slide now served as acting director of national intelligence. A lot of this predicting game is based off Intel based on you see the truth but also what's their decision challenges facing Americans is a time when our Valley freedom sword constitutional rights are under attack more important than ever to the American Center for Law and Justice on the frontlines protecting your freedoms defending your rights in court in Congress and in the public arena and we have an exceptional track record of success.
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Now he's predicting in a matter of days. First we thought there might a bit there was that Russia was claiming their moving troops away US is saying no, they're actually adding troops were sending more troops today know Allied countries.
As it stands today reset the vice President over to Europe for the Munich conference, but it's it they actually increase the size of that because of this problem got our Secretary of State over there as well.
He made its emergency visit to the Security Council yesterday. Are we on the brink of a of a of seeing a full-scale war in Europe. Well, that's exactly what the ministration keeps telling us they keep saying the blood he wars around the corner. I have to say that if you really believe that a blood he war is around the corner, then you should be putting sanctions of all types to avoid the war and we have yet to see Nordstrom to sanctions or swift banking sanctions as a whole bunch you can do peacefully through diplomacy, through tough diplomacy rather than just talk and wave the flag of war things I thought about your legs interest. You said that is because if in fact the President is correct in his advisers are correct that this is imminent military engagement in Europe basically and roster Ukraine you know many of the surrounding countries. You would think these crippling sanctions would been put in effect what really. He's saying if they go and we will put in crippling sanctions he could ease allowing potent to waive the rattle LeSabre in our response is. I haven't read the letter yet. This is what's going on right now. Let's even take it a little step further J because the reality is, is what Joe Biden is San I need to see blood in Ukraine, but forgot to put sanctions on he's saying if you go in and start a war then will to sanctions what what what have we come to. I am of this nature that we should have diplomats doing everything we can to avoid what why are we just defaulting to the Pentagon and troops on the ground in Europe. Why are we not allowing the State Department and others to peacefully put a squeeze on the Russians.
The Russians have a pipeline of influence and money that money through the Nordstrom to pipeline is paying for all of this offense of measures that are happening in in Ukraine you want to stop the offense of measures you want to stop the Russians and gluten from bullying Ukraine put sanctions on the pipeline.
What are we waiting for me in the scope.
You are the master to Germany for the United States. The Germans are notably silent and a lot of this. How does that play into this whole situation today. I think that what Pres. Trump did to try to get the Germans to pay their fair share of 2% of their GDP towards NATO and military equipment and issues was the right approach. We certainly were successful and in some ways we got the Germans to increase the roughly at 1.5% right now, that's not enough. They are undermining NATO you want to talk about making NATO irrelevant allow members to continue to ignore the 2% obligation and undercut it. Look, I'm at the point where I think any country who is a member of NATO, who is not paying their NATO obligations should have their vote taken away. Why are they can be making decisions about the future of NATO, or about what NATO should be doing if there undermining NATO by not paying their fair share. There is precedent for this. The United States was under this pressure. When we were behind on our dues at the UN and and we were threatened in the general assembly with not being able to vote. So I think if countries members of international organizations are not up-to-date on paying their fair share. Take away their vote makes you very soon as it is an American Rick and as for our military. Wow we get this pledge from the ministration of their neck and put in a direct war.
You don't in Ukraine napping inside Ukraine to fight rest of the being put in all these places that the by demonstrations telling us this can be mass influx of people and and were treating our military actors who really are trying to kill and defend as humanitarian workers and we saw the difficulties in Afghanistan. With that, we see that the past before. That's really not their job and reason with her border agents before and they did not did not. Social workers at the border. In it, and then they get to mess with how they treat kids and other tribes take care families but doesn't that also really put them in harms way. If you see a mass influx of people coming by putting troops there.
Are they at risk.
Loki I think that the solution is having diplomats to know how to negotiate a brave diplomats diplomats who have no muscle to be able to creatively find solutions before we get to what the Pentagon famously does not negotiate. They actually go in and finish the job and so I think it is dangerous, but we have diplomats who signed up for the foreign service, and we should train them. They should be equipped to go into dangerous situations dangerous situations crises around the world and try to solve them diplomatically. It's a lot cheaper by the way, to send in the State Department than it is to send in the military. We were Rick yesterday we were and remember in with those murky members in the New York actually New York City looking at ways in which we can expand our influence on a lot of issues, including these it was interesting Anthony blowing a secondary state was at that very moment at the national Security Council to you and here's what he said was plagued by the state, now on mindful that some have called into question our information recalling previous instances were intelligence. Ultimately did not bear out. But let me be clear, I am here today not to start a war, but to prevent one. This is interesting rhetoric but were not doing anything preemptively other than saying it's going to be bad. If he does this. If he starts a war in Ukraine. It's going to be bad were were to be really tough.
Yeah, it's got to be buddy buddy.
There's blood comment. But guess what were not trying to do the things to avoid it.
Put sanctions on the Nordstrom to pipeline.
It's pretty basic. You explain the switch sanctions. What we would put sanctions on on the sonar audience understands what that means.
Initially restaurants a swift banking sanctions are the sanctions that countries use internationally. The swift system. So by putting sanctions on the Russians they wouldn't have access to the international banking system, they would merely use the codes in order to transfer money or participating, international commerce, that would be crippling to their economy so you could either do swift banking sanctions on the Russians or you could do the pipeline we could do both.
To really maximize workgroup very familiar with that because we got international efforts views of making systems and water systems. If you if you've a problem there. You got a contact makes it cannot move money. Money is.it's pretty sick by me. That's it doesn't take a ton of steps. If your codes are working or not allowed to utilize it from your inner that the other in the money is gone to sale this to Rick there this rattling for war. Even if were our troops are in this direct conflict with the but instead instead of 26 in place before A serious impact on all of us in America, not because necessary. What happens Ukraine in the minute in the in that through three days of invasion but on our economy. We are economy could take its race we see the stock market investors to taste but I think I think there's plenty of warnings where we should be very cautious in using diplomacy right now and we just aren't.
I don't understand why the State Department has been shoved aside, I will say this, we cannot talk about what's happening in Ukraine in the Biden response to it without talking about Afghanistan, because I believe that the disastrous withdrawal and the embarrassment on the world stage which really frightened our allies and others.
I think that what's happening with the Biden team right now is there scrambling to swing the pendulum back to pretend like they're tough and to be able to have this you know where to stand up to the Russians were marching to war. It's a way to cover their failures in Afghanistan. I would argue that there only emphasizing the emotional aspect of the policy was emotional in Afghanistan and now there overly aggressive with you pretending like we're going to war and yet the Ukrainian certainly aren't saying hey come come help us stave off a war there's trying to say. As the President of Ukraine said, your policy is in working or not deterring Russia and you're killing our economy. As always we appreciate all of your inside a recruit nose or senior counsel for global fair policy, national security and get that insight we really want to prevent working stiff right now building. I also decided to give. He is like a brick were no offers are our audience because of your support. The American Center for Law and Justice, as was the case and board member New York ACLJ.org ACLJ not wanting to cause 100 684 31 to 20. Think about all of this when US troops involved 800-684-3110 only one.
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If you really believe that you want to prevent a war, people getting killed cities being major international cities being overrun that you would put in really tough sanctions. It might hurt everybody. It might hurt everybody's economies shorthanded number two basically thrown up by the Russians.
Yes, it if you really believed that this kind of war which would have crippling impact on economies all over the world because war in Europe would just do that. It doesn't matter if Ukraine's economy is that tied to the US war in Europe will hurt our economy so short-term sanctions that might put some limits. It might be a little thing on economy short-term, but this bigger conflict is what you would be doing right now. It's also what you would be doing if you really wanted to protect Ukrainians. I want to reiterate something to everybody that anti-Ukraine. Ukraine has never been an ally, the United States, up until Zielinski. It was a puppet state they were.
And since the falls of union they were throwing leaders in and out as we speak it. In fact, Zielinski himself as part of a political movement that ran out someone outside of the Democrat for all the people to like insurrections in these kind of movements. The Linsky is there because they ran out the last present. Yes, not to the elections. By the way folks political appeal by political protest in the United States supported that destabilizing because that present was an ally prudent. So now you got a guy's been there for a few years, but he's not it's it's not a direct allegiance with United States. In fact, Ukrainians was pretty bold. You think that countries got hundred 90,000 Russian troops ran them to the US Habs has bungled this entire operation but with Ukrainians of sentence Linsky said let's take a ring is called from California to get the conversation going on this point will take your calls today hundred 684 30 want that we were never in New York yesterday when Blakey was there. We were about 20 blocks away working out with our team on how do we expand our reach out. We continued to impact short increased impacts of this is all going on. Hi guy, thank you so much for taking my call and Rick were now in 100%. I want to reach out. I reach out to everyone at my fellow Americans is listening. This program.this comparability given its representative to get in contact with. I feel with all my heart. If the all contact representatives and ask them to exercise diplomatic sanctioned banking pipeline and Rick is saying that God will move through our actions and give the responsibility we have a spiritual weapon and remember God can move the heart, the people he is the one who does that. I remember all that when Israel when Israel was being threatened by Chin Acharya bouquet with virtually the same amount of troops that are surrounding Ukraine the morning, make sure that every single one of those people. Okay were dead also.
The only military actions. That's what it is on we turn our military into a bit of a humanitarian strikeforce of sorts. Let's get them better because there has been action in Washington even yesterday never arrive when it's going to really good one because last night. United States Senate did finally take some action. J now look at it.
Maybe if you look at it a little bit cynically. They were about to leave town for a week and I think they probably didn't want to leave without passing something and then have a war break out but let me let me just kind report the good and the bad of this J that the good is that the United States Senate spoke with one voice that they passed by voice vote.
A resolution that that condemns any invasion that may happen and and stands in defense of that of the bad of that J goes back to something that Rick said in the last segment of the broadcast. There was an opportunity here for a bipartisan group of the United States Senate to do exactly what Rick recommended, and that was to start with sanctions on the north screen to pipeline that bill was just a few weeks ago JN and had bipartisan support.
It had 55 senators voted in favor of it and it didn't pass because the Biden administration asked Senate Democrats to filibuster associate that would have been the action. The other thing that they could have done as a could have passed new Swift system sanctions.
They didn't do that either, so there's some good and some bad here about Lorraine is definitely correct that the United States Senate has a role-play here that took a good step.
Last night, but I do fear maybe was a little too late J that we need to stay art Arctic then your teammates when you stay on top of this could be according to the present. We could be toward about three hours I made note for three days right what Rick is saying is that somehow sanctions work sanctions work prevent the conflict sanctions after the conflict, the bloodshed has occurred. The country has fallen. The Russians of put in the puppet state. So if you even believe Biden that this is days away, in any of the coming few days. The sanctions would just be a punishment and that would be punishing ourselves with those sexy either way. There's there's calls about that to coveted Algerian Rhode Island online for huger welcome secularly on their hello team, I will help why he thinks the administration did not thinks he's at a bit of a loss because the second. The second part here little bit sad is our conversations of hits if they put the sanctions and now without bloodshed and it will impact our economy. It will will make some things more expensive that that's short-term if it provides a conflict, but they think. I think I think the by demonstration say we bloodshed the American people understand why we thinking I'm afraid the sick, that is a way of approaching if that is the way they're approaching it, which it sounds like it is better to keep things can happen that will do something that is like were trying to prevent what should be the economic consequence. George's mentor, it's a real thing here. I think it is. But I also would add the Biden administration seems oblivious to the economic consequences. I think they see the Ukrainian situation as an opportunity to deflect from Biden's compounding problems and so I would argue that the Biden administration has never been particularly serious. So if you look at the war in Afghanistan and the chaotic withdrawal if you look at the issue of inflation. If you look at America's southern border. If you look at the inability of the Biden administration to muster real support for the nation state of Israel. I think at each and every turn. The Biden administration has dropped the ball. So if in any invasion of Ukraine is imminent as Biden says again and again, why hasn't he impose sanctions now. I think the answer is Biden wants blood. First, in order to deflect attention from his own project short exactly what you said is is that because that's really what they think they can get the American people to understand that they think if we come back and right wouldn't talk about Ukraine delivered to is not exactly what you think it is in any you think that's what this is the archivist had a weak point right now and so with inflation.
Those issues and they know that if takes the place early prevent war. Whatever seating the shed. They say why did you sanctions on these things and they might ask oil more ghastly apartments set up explained the American people as a short-term long-term are not dealing with economic collapse because there's a massive war in Europe right back ACLJ is been on the frontline protecting your freedoms and rights in court in Congress and in the public arena. The American Center for Law and Justice is on your side, you're already a member thinking. If you're not well this is the perfect time to stand with ACLJ.org where you can learn more about our life-changing work, member today ACLJ keeping you informed and now is secular, so present by the resignations after he's said that he believes that the invasion of Ukraine will happen the next few days. The vice President Kemal Harris is in Europe at the Munich conference, which is been expanded because of the crisis and the potential conflict. The US is saying is imminent repression. The only country saying that UK a little bit. That's it. You've also got our Secretary of State. He makes emergency stop at the UN in New York yesterday. Counsel. We were there actually look at ways to expand our work at at the UN enemies international security issues. We do a lot of work at the UN, especially in Geneva as a human rights Christian persecution that through the help for that event. All the other work going on you with like these crisis meetings and that happened at a moments notice and all those representatives from all those countries have to be there all the time in case of these exact sizes so what will you do that work is very real time, but now he's in Europe as well. We have no coalition ready to defend Ukraine. That's a done deal.
So we've all said include Abby as he weaves that our country has said the Russians wanted it stairs well I was in Sandy this because I think here's the thing you look at Ukraine and Belarus is of the two countries that are in the news right now and all is right, Ukraine and Belarus who are the what are those countries and where their allegiances there. Those countries allegiances are not with United States except for self protection himself interest there with the Russians. I have you take a look at the map of Ukraine and consider Ukraine in the middle. J.
Remember Ukraine was the heart of Russia. It was where the Russians were Christianized in the 10th century GF in the caves of Our Prince Vladimir so historically it has been the heartland of Russia. If you look north of that you have Belarus, Belarus and Lukashenko's present President and basically dictator.
What is Belarus is my before it was Belarus Jane Jordan. It was Philo, Russia, also known as white Russia. The principal languages. There are Bilo at Russian and Russian allegiance is to the old block of the Soviet Union which is represented by Putin and the Soviets and the Russian Federation the day so it's all part of the same Russian satellite scheme that we saw before the fall of the Soviet Union in the 1989's and 9 Belarus Rd. because Russian troops are there as well.
While Russia and the Soviet Union fell. They maintain the Soviet dictatorship.
So Lukashenko is the last remaining real Soviet dictator in Europe. Yes, you got your point to North Korea's topic. But really, from the Soviet bloc with the rest of Eastern Europe and Central Europe was splitting up into these new countries and trying to deal with democracy and elections and freedom Belarus maintained Soviet South dictatorship. But it is also true that the impairing of the world I was before is also true that is already succeeded because if part of it was to drawl. It was the concern that Ukraine was good. You know, join NATO), and that was that. That was the Russian they joined NATO what is it me what here's the problem. NATO is now so divided and so split it's it's almost rendered meaningless, but it certainly has been greatly weakened.
I think that is correct, but I would also add that it's greatly weakened because NATO has undermined itself because the nation states that make up NATO refused to fully commit to NATO and they then want to rely on the United States to engage in saber route grappling to save them.
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Is there any hope for that culture to survive. And that's exactly what you are saying the American Center for Law and Justice defend the rights of life, we've created a free powerful publication offering a panoramic view of the ACLJ's battle for the unborn is called mission will show you how you are personally publication includes a look at all major ACLJ fighting for the rights of pro-life activist ramifications 40 years later, when Obama care means many ways your membership is empowering the right question mission life today online/this is what the media is being told by US officials. US officials say they expect is that if you this is that people are shooting at each other over border sitting a few borders. Israel deals that a daily basis. Life goes on Ukrainians and Russians to be doing that to each other for a decade.
They sent US officials expect a Russian attack on Ukraine the next few days. This is how it really hurts our economy can involve a broad combination fighter jets, tanks, ballistic missiles, cyber attacks, the ultimate intention of running the country's leadership powerless. A full on war, invasion, fighter jets drop bombs on cities. They date take the airspace ballistic missiles take that city blocks. This is equivalent what they're predicting is equivalent how the US went into bed and know exactly.
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The reports are least, the US intelligence 990,000 troops between Belarus and the border of Russia, Ukraine, so Belarus was also Sandy said ordering Ukraine and end of course, Russia does as well. What is that meat what's the significance of that number. If that number is actually correct number a lot about your crying and take the long protracted blood of Russia to go ahead and start in the bank and not just the number of trips, the type of equipment they are covering the armor personnel. But we know that are there is not just a number. But the type of truth, the type of weapons to go ahead and to go ham. Plus, the ground is pretty well frozen solid. Ukraine now which makes these tracked vehicles during the movable and Ukraine surrounded Bunkley thought that Russia has troops in Crimea on the southern border. They have troops on the Russian border in the East and not the least of the Lord so it does look, I'm a little mystified like you are gay by being so public about predicting this and other nations are not getting as I'm sure he's basing it on intelligence calculations he's getting from our US intelligence agencies telling that this is imminent to me today so they were all talking about how deep it was yesterday, diplomacy, and then in 24 hours, went from diplomacy to Expedia. Buckle up the invasions about the start here's the problem with all of this.
I don't think as Americans we realize the impact this would have us economically were sending more troops now any to Poland a minute think about that were sending more troops to Poland to do what that's what I'm about to do what I know.
It's part of the NATO alliance. But where they get to do. Are we to send American troops in to defend Ukraine and and that government I doubt it. I hope not.
I got I got it very seriously.
J but you raise a very good question. What is the purpose of spreading strategically sending troops into Poland and doing. There's these two parts of things where's the welfare of the United States.
Where's the number American number one policy that we saw under Pres. Trump. I don't see that here I see somebody who simply, the President currently say there's going to be in imminent invasion are basically diplomacy and sanctions are secondary not very important. Who cares about it were not going to the Swiss banking channels were not doing anything with the oil and gas prices, and so were simply condescending to let the Russians have their own way and Ukraine and taking the right and the line that was taken by Chamberlain in 1938, Czechoslovakia, a far-off country, of whom we know very little.
The idea that we would put American troops in into battle readiness over this I think is really dangerous a war with Russia makes absolutely no sense not and I don't think anyone in their right mind wants that Poland and the other NATO bloc countries are better because I think they are very afraid of aggression that were we go next after Ukraine, we have to understand Ukraine has never been an independent nation in 1991. They were always part of Russia we have, we might object to the applications and the ethics of taking Ukraine, but we really have very little if any strategic interest in defending that country part of Russian strategic interest we have and that would be to get the gas prices down the United States from 5 to 6 dollars a gallon here. You raise the point, why are we not opening our US reserves bison I'm doing that now. Well it's puzzling, but Biden I think most Americans would agree is a puzzle on so many levels open up to my one answer.
That's why would you not open up the reserves. I think he's handicap or perhaps blocked on that effort because of the green new deal is progressive flying right would oppose it. So, even if that would preclude a Russian invasion. He prefers not to inflame tensions on the line with AOC and the other individuals on the left side is: Marilyn online to a sonnet.
I really believe their area straight toward him because he wants to mark.
I believe that endeavor they can divert our all over except for the Durham report.
We won't think about the early part we won't think about their performance and their job because he outlined a follow-up to stabilize our country, which is their goal anyway takes what is the presently concerts the most is what happens in our pocketbooks.
In this bottom line is what happens in your wallet spending it's it's it's not good, and the American people's feeling about where it's going is in good so I there's that wag the dog situation here where it's like being in this war drum for war uniting to be involved in just because you like the world to be distracted by people getting killed.
That's not where the US should operate. If we really want to prevent people from engaging in full-scale conflicts put the sanctions in place. You take the short-term economic hit you explain that to the American people you open up strategic reserves to counter that it short-term.
You make a full on invasion and watch your stock watcher 401(k). If this is a real war is the war fighter jets and ballistic missiles in the next few days, stock market, not pretty, because it starts sowing doubts about like you said. Where else can put go this question. The American people right now Ukraine. One thing would you put US would you really want US troops fighting a war for Poland should not be Europeans at this point this is not 1938 we built them up since World War II so that they can do this themselves so that we don't have to be the only perk people putting our troops in harm's way. They have no stomach for so let them suffer.
Ultimately they will stand up to, then it's there probably was stained with economic sanctions right now. That's what we got to be clear here were shipping thousands of troops coming out of the Fort Bragg, North Carolina's country of Germany and Poland hungry and they want to fit hungry. They're not themselves that they won't even go in favor of economic sanctions. As I've said before on this program. If there is a brigade coming against the Russian being led by the United States and it seems that there is then the member has no cause because if you look behind Pres. Biden. There are no Hungarians. There are no Germans.
There is no friends. Opals ever will be any French there's no English. There is no calls I knew, what are we doing here. Leading the charge against a faraway country is not is not willing to put in an economic sanction willing to ship 8000 or 10,000 American troops are to be dealing with refugees fleeing into Poland which is who do not speak English and who knows what is going happen.
I do know what has happened though. The stock market fell 600 point just went on their okay it's now 255 right now what what what were alive.
Hopefully it comes back up, but that's just with every time Joe by making statements. That's what's happening yet again. Though he thinks that once, but if if a war really starts you be so distracted by watching that on TV that you will somehow think well that's why the economy is down instead of they could approve this instead of the year of the writing of inflation had nothing to do with Ukraine or Russia. But now this will just compound those issues if if you are already paying more pump shut off the Russian gas and oil because of what you have to. At that point, nor should you will have to go and that means gas and oil prices rocket through the roof instead of doing a short-term sanction on a negative to have a long-term safe, not because the shooting ballistic missiles into a country that would easily say this afternoon, Wall Street Journal supporting percent. Think about the implications of all this, but this is also one of the reasons why when we were in New York if they were thinking we have the ability and we got the team obviously using the steamy seam on radio and TV, radio and listen about this on TV or on the social media platforms every day with teams to influence us in a big way and we get back at last a minute about what actually can happen Washington on this will also take your phone calls and 800-684-3110 but we were in New York City yesterday. Some of our team members discussing this very point that only one.
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My question is uneducated and I believe you already answered it will be worse for the American public sanctions by the US against Russia now this point or bypass that and actually have a full-scale war in Ukraine spilling out two months ago sanctions on Russian with the better.
It would've been a short-term hit on our economy prevent a full-scale war if you have full-scale war which I don't know. Again, any of us really hundred percent believe is true is because Ukrainians obsessive said they don't and the US Intel had real problems in predicting this. These have things in the past recent history. But if you have a full scale war take them at their word is a much worse impact on the world economy because airspace in Europe becomes too dangerous fly over the end and that the sanctions you would put on gas temporarily and or stream to watch the long-term. If they are. I guess if they're using ballistic missile so I guess full on war much worse for the world economic impact worse for the world. Another question is then in Washington we got the resolution that joints sent me yesterday what what you think actually happens here. If sanctions are imposed. What is Congress's role, if any, in that part. Well, actually, Jonathan's question is the right one on this and it's the same one that Senate Democrats are asking their President right now because remember they pass this resolution last night J unanimously by voice mode containing a condemning in an invasion by Russia. If it happens they did it after they were briefed by the administration.
But to Jordan's point that he just made after the administration break brief them several weeks ago. They were prepared to pass the sanctions that Jonathan is asking about. So it's almost no I think that the perspective inside the Democrat conferences. It's probably too late. There was a time to do that we were willing to do it based on it on briefings from the administration and the administration oppose them. So what's next JII think this is a play for the administration. I don't think there's much of a playlist for the legislature, Holly and Facebook assess Biden's ministration reversed every good policy and regulation from prison information put into practice were seeing the results a number say something here we have written along was course, the director of national intelligence was also investor Germany, a part of our team but I will take some folks does anybody out there listening believe that Vladimir Putin would be invading Ukraine.
Donald Trump was the President of United States with all the issues you want to talk about.
Does anybody believe that they would be invading Ukraine would be talking about. One mistake rockets and ballistic missiles and scared to death of the United States and and this is different. America first Rick and my company all time.
I would rather be feared and hated by the Europeans and the rest of the world. Just be there for it to see what happens when you think you're just a coffee partner is a sip tea with them and try to do deals with Iran nuclear weapons. So yeah it might be that the world complains a lot about the US but what they didn't do was start worse with each other and I look at this you know and any from employment history and it world wars have started over things that are, you know, if you study the history of this World War I.
How did it start with we know how it started and here you got the United States Pres. saying what this guys going to do what we are doing, not even economic sanctions, and I don't want US troops involved in this. There is no good outcome. If that happens, any know the risen J whatsoever. We have no business pulling the Europeans chestnuts out of the fire, especially when they are not willing to defend and support themselves. The Germans do not pay their fair share. They only pay 1.5% of their GDP and tornadoes are supposed to pay 2%. What are we doing back in the Europe again. We went down World War I. We lost millions of love of people's lives and Americans were lost. We went there.
World War II did the same thing now are going there again over the Ukraine. No reason whatsoever imposed sanctions. Learn the lessons of history do not sacrifice American lives over the boundaries of the Ukraine. Think about your own boundaries and America first sense is weapons to make the world's be afraid of us in every moment, but we had a leader who is able to put off personality wise we had the war started.
We had no conflict terrorism terrorism states in the Islamic there's been a lot of terrorism since robot member. I will use on Texas synagogue international Terrace it's over the US and ends again the idea fear is a tool instead of this I did. We want to be everybody's friend.
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Actually Ukraine is safe America first actually got to worry about World War III is Ukraine.
We could take out the check that the head of the writing Revolutionary guard and destabilize Iran without a major conflict.
We also then spend our attention on how to deal China which is to get talked about today that which we need to get into the second article was good and in Nebraska line 3 handed maybe Andy is not there. I was go to Sheila in California line for Sheila dropped okay so we talked about time you would you mention China so the big threat. All this is told China because they got a military that has significant economy that's significance I type directly into the United States right so if we start getting into a tit for tat with China if the Ukraine and Russia and that conflict would have massive implication are, imagine conflict with China. We have to start saying if we had start singling this. We can't were not at a point probably economically working sanctions that we have another independence in manufacturing to be able to even do anything so if they're not afraid that you would go nuts on them militarily, which they were in the truck under Trump they thought he might push the button against us. That's all you have to think this guy might use what Donald did when they might when present was in jail and prison in Turkey. He took down the dirt streets to tweets down the Turkish economy, but Brunson about my pregnancy layer Sheila California for their secular all-out war with long-term ramp.
After that I like the data might be done as an institution may have failed at unity massive flux of people who we can really defend what we really therefore if not wind up at six in place before the conflict. We need people he killed, sanctions you put in place to prevent people from getting killed. Don't do sanctions if you kill people just take that in for second sections are put in place as diplomatic preventative economic measures for people to kill after people you killed your to make the decision to go in to live.
That's really the only option in the problem is utilize diplomacy is more when you put in sanctions have some power so that you avoid troops. I don't think the United States has the stomach put American harms way over this morning here from the present again this afternoon of your to hearing us late for analysis coming of we can ACLJ on the frontlines of protecting your freedoms and rights in court in Congress and in the public arena. The American Center for Law and Justice is on your side. If you're already a member.
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