UPDATE: An embarrassed Tony Blinken turned down Poland’s offer to swipe planes so the US could donate them to Ukraine.
The Biden regime is a joke.
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DO YOU TRUST THIS ADMINISTRATION TO FEED YOU IN THE UPCOMING FOOD SHORTAGES?
When food supplies dry up and the shelves are empty, will you be ready. Or, will you be forced to rely on a government that left over 1,000 citizens behind enemy lines in Afghanistan? You cannot compromise on food! Delicious and affordable food is available now but could disappear as circumstances change!
Guest post by Bill Hennessey
The Biden Administration is a joke from top to bottom.
Today, Poland announced it would release “immediately and free of charge” its entire MiG-29 fleet of 28 aircraft to the United States for transfer to Ukraine. The transfers would take place at Ramstein Air Base in Germany.
Shortly after the Polish announcement, the US Undersecretary of State Victoria Nuland told a Senate committee the Polish announcement caught the US completely by surprise.
“I was in a meeting where I ought to have heard about that just before I came (to a Senate hearing), so I think that actually was a surprise move by the Poles.”
—US Undersecretary of State, Victoria Nuland
How could two NATO Allies be this disconnected and out of touch? Simple: Antony Blinken tried to shift blame for Ukraine’s lack of weapons to Poland, and Poland called his bluff.
Remember this story from Sunday?
Polish Government Calls Antony Blinken a Liar
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said today on CBS News that the US has agreed to backfill Poland with F-16s, allowing to Poland to lend a fleet of MiG-29s to Ukrainian pilots. The Polish MiGs would, in Blinken’s scenario, fly combat missions out of Polish Air Force bases because all MiG-cabable airports in Ukraine have been destroyed…
2 days ago ·
Well, I made a mistake or wasn’t clear about the timetable. Blinken claimed that he was working with Poland to transfer its MiGs to Ukraine after he’d already met with the Polish Prime Minister who rejected the idea. Poland doesn’t want to get into a shooting war with Russia, especially while hosting a million Ukrainian refugees. But Blinken, wanting to look tough, told CBS News the transfer was in the works.
Poland, likely disgusted at Blinken’s lie, basically said, “Alright, America, you can have the planes.”
By transferring the planes to the US on a US air base, Poland can wash its hands of the deal. If the US, in turn, hands the planes over to Ukraine and offers Ramstein as a launching pad, Russia’s beef is entirely with the US.
In other words, Poland humiliated the US and exposed Blinken as a liar.
Blinken’s underhandedness was further exposed by the Pentagon. Spokesman John Kirby said about the proposal (via Fox News:
“It is simply not clear to us that there is substantive rationale for it,” he said in a statement. “We will continue to consult with Poland and our other NATO allies about this issue and the difficult logistical challenges it presents, but we do not believe Poland’s proposal is a tenable one.”
Of course, it’s not tenable. Russia already said that it would retaliate against any country that allowed Ukraine to use its airports to launch combat missions. The Pentagon was obviously never onboard with the plot, which must have been dreamed up by the State Department without consulting any other government department. For that matter, Blinken didn’t even discuss it in depth with Poland.
But Kirby said more:
“The prospect of fighter jets ‘at the disposal of the Government of the United States of America’ departing from a U.S./NATO base in Germany to fly into airspace that is contested with Russia over Ukraine raises serious concerns for the entire NATO alliance,”
Exactly what I said Sunday.
And that’s not the only humiliation for the US and its adolescent administration today. The Wall Street Journal reported that Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirate rejected numerous calls from Joe Biden in the last two weeks while taking calls from Vladimir Putin.
Which reminds me of something we shared last night:
In for a shock, indeed. In essence, Sindreu’s piece argues that this move substantially increases the risk that the US dollar loses its privileged status as the global reserve currency and, at a minimum, likely ensures a polarization of the global economy into at least two camps – the West in one and Russia/China/Iran/Saudi Arabia plus other targeted or aligned countries in the other.
The WSJ story seems to confirm that Saudi Arabia is firmly on Team Putin and not on Team Biden. Now we know why Biden’s pleading for more oil have been ignored since last August. The POTUS is no longer Number One the Crown Prince’s speed dial.
Things are unraveling quickly. You won’t hear much more about the Polish MiG humiliation in the press unless the US decides it now must find a way to get those planes into combat.The same way the Biden Administration felt compelled to ban Russian oil imports after denying that was possible.
The Biden Administration has alienated its NATO Allies that’s geographically closest to the conflict—the one bearing the lion’s share of the refugee crisis, and the one Russia could most easily. In the process, it managed to drag Germany into the affair. European allies are surely taking notice and wondering if they should stay in a mutual-defense alliance with a country headed by a lifelong idiot who now has dementia. They’ve met is number two and laughed her off the stage. At what point does NATO tell the US it’s no longer welcome in the club? With the USD potentially losing reserve status, NATO might be better off without our money. Do Germany and Poland think they can wait until the next election while there’s a war raging in their hemisphere?
Biden is bumbling his way into World War III the way he bumbled out of Afghanistan. But the potential price to be paid by a mistake in Europe is far larger than the costs of the Afghanistan debacle. The Taliban have no nukes; Putin does. We had no mutual defense pact with Afghanistan; we do with Poland and Germany.
When Robert Gates said Joe Biden has “been wrong on nearly every major foreign policy and national security issue over the past four decades,” he meant it. But if Biden bumbles this one, it will be his last mistake—and ours.
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For I delivered to you first of all that which I also received: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, and that He was buried, and that He rose again the third day according to the Scriptures. (1 Corinthians 15:3-4)
Jesus said to him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me. (John 14:6)
For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved. (John 3:16-17)
If you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation. For the Scripture says, “Whoever believes on Him will not be put to shame.” For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek, for the same Lord over all )is rich to all who call upon Him. For “whoever calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved.” (Romans 10:9-13)
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The Bible – New King James Version, NKJV