Between speeches in Vermont
and Maine today, President Obama approved
oil sanctions aimed at limiting Iran's oil exports. Obama announced the
go-ahead on sanctions in a conference call today, after consulting with oil
experts and deciding that there is enough crude oil in the world for western
countries to rely less on Iran's oil supply.
Obama had until today to decide on the sanctions as
part of the major defense
bill he passed in December.
This will all take us one big step closer to or farther from all-out war,
depending on how you read it. Just in time for a relaxing, hopefully