It is now almost 11 p.m. on Tuesday night. By now, we have all unleased our anger over the bombings of Al- Asad and Erbil bases in Iraq. I will be the first to say I flipped out. Seeing the missiles going towards our base infused me with hurt, anger and a feeling of despair.
Iran has stated that at this point they pretty much consider it even Steven in not those exact words. If America stands down they will not persue the matter any further. Meanwhile, questions are coming forward. People are wondering how America manages to leave the situation without damaging it’s reputation as a strong force to be reckoned with.
I wouldn’t want to be in President Trump’s shoes for even a split second tonight. He has to make a decision on how his country will continue. If he caves, what will it mean for the rest of the international community? At this point we know how we got here, but the meat of this story is where do we go from here. Do we retaliate and go full blown into a world war? Or will we see something different from Trump this time around? Will he take the time out to talk to all members of Congress and hammer out a reasonable plan.
Up to this point, Trump has done Trump. Meaning he has done what he wants when he wants, but now he has to come to terms with a new reality. People will live and die by the choice he makes in the next few days. I cannot even begin to say what I would do in THIS situation, but the one thing I know I wouldn’t do is exclude seasoned minds on either sides of the table. He will need to trust like never before if he wants to save our great country !
If you look closely at the picture you can see sadness on some of their faces. Can you even imagine how it feels to know that your family’s life is being put in the balance because your leaders can’t get it together? We are talking about the people who won their states because they promised to look after their people.
This is America and we are acting like some third world country that some of these guys served in. How can anyone in congress sleep at night? How can Trump sleep at night knowing that their inability to get along is causing so many families pain. Our workers are being oppressed and having it sugar coated by being told they will get funds at a later date.
We have important updates being put off due to the shutdown. Earlier I received this message because I signed up for updates. Don’t ask why, just know that when a natural disaster happens, I plan to know.
“Recent Observations: Cascade Range volcanoes remained at background activity levels throughout the week. During the lapse in appropriations, CVO continues to maintain networks and issue updates and notifications of volcanic activity. Volcano monitoring data will continue to available on the CVO website. Some website content will not be updated and information may become outdated. More information about the partial government shutdown is available at https://www.doi.gov/shutdown. ” This email is from the U.S. Geological Survey.
These are the workers who monitor volcanoes and earthquakes. They monitor Yellowstone National Park which happens to be a super-volcano. With all the movement under Yellowstone and NASA trying to drill holes in it to cool it down, I would think that they need to have someone on it day and night. These are important jobs being held up, such as Homeland Security. Do they not understand that the average person doesn’t have 300000 waiting in their accounts to ward off bills?