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Good Idea: Trump Reminds OPEC Nations that We Defend Them, Demands Lower Oil Prices

The bargain the U.S. has struck for years with our overseas “partners,” whether in Western Europe, the United Nations, or the Middle East, is Hey, you get to abuse us all you want and we’ll spend money to help you and commit arms to defend you.

With President Trump, the free ride is over. Europe has to help pay for its defense. The United Nations can’t just walk all over a genuine ally, Israel, and expect the United States to sit silently or even play along. And now Trump is warning the sheikdoms we actually fought a war to protect in 1990 that they’ll have to start acting like they need us.

What an outrage! Demanding that Arab OPEC leaders – whose lavish lifestyles based on nothing but the luck of living above underground lakes of oil – treat us decently. The nerve of Trump.

I’m always amused when I read MSM articles reporting that “Trump has broken years-long precedent” or that “this is not how things historically have been done.” Right! Changing those things is why he was elected. But hope and change are only good when wielded by Obama.

Washington’s elite have always feared that we must not rock the boat, or our “allies” could abandon us. We’ve got to take their abuse, and pay the financial cost, because it’s in our interest to do so, don’t you see?

Well, this is typical short-sighted thinking. The foreign countries need us more than we need them. Let’s at least bargain with them, which is what Trump is doing. He’s not actually going to abandon NATO, for example. He just wants – and has already gotten – a better deal.

In this case, Washington’s elite don’t really care if gas prices are 50 cents higher or lower. They can pay it, no problem.

Trump is fighting to give average Americans a break when they fuel up their cars. These Arab leaders are mostly full of it, and Trump knows it. They’ll give us a better deal. All we needed was a president with the courage to ask.

5 Responses to Good Idea: Trump Reminds OPEC Nations that We Defend Them, Demands Lower Oil Prices

  1. Speaking for other Trump supporters who believed he would shake things up, reverse the government’s draconian laws and bring pride back to America, in all truthfulness, we never expected him to go after foreign nations in a effort to regain respect from them.
    It’s great. We wanted him to withdraw our support from NATO, forcing the Euros to spend their money on their protection, not ours.
    He did the best he could, he made them pay up.
    OK.
    Protecting the Arabs who decide how much of our gold they want has run it’s course. We’re either partners in a Middle East peace or we’re taking our protection and going home.
    OK.
    He’s doing his best with the slippery NoKo’s to reduce the threats to other Asian countries. He might not be able to eliminate NoKos nuclear advancement, but so long as there are no missiles flying over the Pacific, it’s a good thing.

  2. Would it not be appropriate to charge those Middle Eastern Nations a ‘Security Fee’ for our Ships and men on the high seas who keep those sea lanes clear?

    What is the cost -per day- of a battle ship at sea? or a Carrier?

  3. I personally think that President Trump is the best President all times in American history and the best leader anywhere in the world. The only problem is that I can’t find any leader of any country who was better then Trump. And he’s just starting!!

    Way to go, Mr. President. I’m Israeli, but if I could vote in the American elections, I would vote only for you.

  4. OUR PAST PRESIDENTS SOLD US OUT TO THE FOREIGN NATIONS,AND MADE US PAY DEARLY. NOW WE HAVE A PRESIDENT THAT WANTS TO MAKE THINGS RIGHT. WE ARE NOT A 3RD WORLD COUNTRY THAT OBAMASS WANTED US TO BE,AND PRESIDENT TRUMP HAS BEEN ON THE RIGHT TRACK TO MAKE US THE GREAT COUNTRY WE ARE.THE DUMARATS SHOULD BE ELIMINATED AT EVERY ELECTION IN THE FUTURE!