John Bolton: I’d be stunned if Valerie Jarrett was in talks with Iran; also we shouldn’t intervene in Syria

John Bolton simply doesn’t believe that the Obama Administration would send Valerie Jarrett for one-on-one talks with the ayatollahs in Iran. Not that he puts anything past them, but he says he be stunned if the reports saying so were actually true.

He also says that we shouldn’t intervene in Syria because no one has identified anyone that we can actually trust in the opposition.

He explains both points below:

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  • That evil woman is capable of doing anything

    • Colonel Neville

      The uber corrupt Chicago Marxist radical Jarrett cum Chicago slum lord etc, was born in wait for it, Shraz Iran… No, really. Colonel Neville.

  • I know John Bolton knows more than I do, but the first thing that popped into my head was this:

    Knowing who Jarret is, and that she’s the real dear leader behind dear leader, it wouldn’t surprise me one bit.

    As for Syria, we need to stay out of it, but we won’t. Not under dear leader. And with people like John mclame advocating hard for arming the rebels… not gonna be a good thing.

  • airvet1968

    At this point, NOTHING that this regime does would surprise me. As long as the person negotiating is an Obama acolyte it really doesn’t matter. Color me jaded.

  • Kelly60

    Uh…from tidbits I’ve been reading, I thought dear leader was already funneling arms to Syria (via Libya)…hence the murders.

    • maynardb50

      He needs to funnel some arms to me, if he is handing them out. But noooo, he wants to take ours away!

  • 911Infidel

    The regime was born stupid and will die stupid. The evil little commie miscreant Jarrett thinks she’s an “expert” on Iran. The only thing that that woman is an expert in is failure with a capital “F”.The only real expert on Iran worth listening to is Reza Khalili and the Iranian ex-pats on the Glazov Gang. Jarrett’s bonifides are that she is another regime dolt.

  • Sober_Thinking

    Who cares?

    I’m tired of hearing the next “outrage” and then whining about it or calling someone names they deserve to be called. We had a chance to stop or greatly reduce Obama and all this nonsense on Tuesday and America as a whole didn’t step up.

    I understand those who refused to vote for Romney… heck, I’m one of them. But he was all we had to stop Obama so I voted for him.

    My expectation is that things are now going to get REALLY bad. Obama was lawless and arrogant BEFORE the election… now the chains are removed. Now he has the “flexibility” he needed. We failed to get the Senate too. He knows he won’t get in trouble for Fast and Furious… Benghazi… the failed green companies he spent our money on… the increased taxes he’ll level on all our heads… etc. He’s going to get away with it while he’s here on Earth.

    But I refuse to get crazy anymore over such obvious crap – lawless, wrong, outrageous, etc. IT’S GOING TO HAPPEN. We already KNOW that.

    Now is the time that tries men’s souls. Now is the time to put on the whole armor of God. Now is the time to win people over to the Lord and to the cause of liberty… because as the months go on, there will be less and less freedom. And there will be fewer happy or sane people. Now is the time for us to shine… to be salty.

    I’m sick of living angry. I’m sick of fretting over what Obama’s doing now. I cannot change these things, they will happen. But I can control what I watch, read, how I’ll react, and where I go from here (as things go south).

    I’ll get off my soapbox… I’m just saying, none of this really matters anymore. We must prepare for 2016 and eternity. I hope we can wake up more Americans as we strive for the finish lines.

    • Very well said my Sober_brother. I wrote this a couple of days ago.. I’m only sharing because I feel the same, but yet in a different way- and your comment reminded me of it. Don’t feel obligated to read it though. It’s just my thoughts that I didn’t feel appropriate to comment here.

    • Cindy09

      I hear you. I have prayed for my country and done my duty in casting my vote for a better America. I feel like one of the Israelites with the red sea in front of me and Pharaoh and his army behind me. Sandwiched! Yet in that time of despair, God used Moses to open up the red sea. At this point, I can only pray for God’s protection over our President’s life. He definitely is playing in a pool of sharks. Though I believed that we deserved a better President, God in his mysterious ways allowed Obama to become president again. Except that I do not know why, but one day we will all know why.

    • denbren52

      Thank you for that rant. I have purposely refrained from posting anything negative on Facebook because I know I will be reaching the same people that either agreed with me or got tired of hearing from me before the election. What good does it do to repeat the same dire warnings after the election when they didn’t believe us before the election?

      There is nothing we can do now but pray and disciple others. Obama will proceed with a Marxist agenda. Boenher thinks it’s the Tea Party’s fault so he will reach across the aisle and sell the soul of the GOP for a dime. Chris Christy will either be embraced by the party princes or he will take his football and play for the other side (wouldn’t surprise me a bit).

      I am saving all my rants and warnings from before the election so that I can point to them when all these things come to fruition and say to my liberal friends and family members: “The evidence was there! You chose not to believe what was clear to the rest of us. I don’t want to hear your complaints. I want to know what you will do now to undo the mess you helped to create by voting for this guy.”

      I’m not sure how I will survive and I fear greatly for my children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren who will never know the freedoms that we knew. They will read about those good old days when medical miracles were plentiful and wonder why those kinds of breakthroughs don’t happen anymore. What ever happened to the small town doctor’s practice? What ever happened to the small business? Remember when electricity was plentiful? You know, before the brown-outs?

      There is, of course, hope. But it will be found in the Word and not in the words of the false messiah, Obama or any other Marxist promising his or her version of Utopia. So let us put on the full armor of God and proceed in His loving and protective hands. He never promised the end times would be easy.

      • Sober_Thinking


        It’s hard to see the silver lining… but God will get us through.

        It’s funny… my mom and sister are flaming liberals who supported Obama again. My mom is in her 70’s and her health is failing somewhat. I’ve given a lot of money to her lately to help with the cost of meds… but frankly, my bank account is dried up now. And sadly, she made the worst choice for pResident… the Government will consider her past her usefulness and they will also wear out all my savings on taxes, etc. So, with her vote, she ensured her medical doom and my limitation in my ability to help her.

        In the future, when she calls for financial help… I won’t be able to help her anymore – even if I wanted to (which is my Christian duty to do so, even as my savings is pretty much gone).

        This is a rough situation.

        Here is where I’m leaning now… I hope it’s helpful to you.

        – I’m going to work on discipleship (mine and others): Matt. 10:16-42 and Luke 14:25-35.

        – Make a deliberate and faithful commitment to God: Rom. 12:1 and Matt. 16:25.

        – Try to turn my back on the past: Pslam 118:27 and Luke 9:23.

        – Don’t be sidetracked: Luke 9:62.

        – Live to serve: Matt. 20-28 and Acts 20:35.

        All for the purpose of Matt. 25:21.

        It’s funny… I asked my daughter and wife, if they could change one thing about me, what would it be? Daughter: “Quit talking about politics”; Wife: “Quit being so angry”.

        Maybe this was God’s intent all along? Maybe more people will support conservative principles or the Tea Party after 4 more years of worse suffering? I hope that’s helpful my friend. Hang in there and let’s continue to fight the good fight.

        • AmyInWI

          🙂 You and I (and my hubby) are in the same spot.

          After my initial anger & shock wore off – that still, quiet voice kept telling me that the only real peace I can know won’t come here at this time – regardless of who wins the WH. I know more than ever before that I’m not truly of this world and nothing I seek here will give me the fullness or peace that I’m longing for.

          I’m too much of a political ‘junkie’ to walk away – and I don’t think God is asking me to do that either. I do believe he’s asking me to live in the way I testify that I am – as a follower of Yeshua. Times are going to get tough – Our job now is to live as Christ.

          • Sober_Thinking

            Spot on! I appreciate your response!

          • Oh Amy! that gave me shivers! Well said!!! Me too!!

            • GreenBeretWay

              Come here for comments but I may not be able to reply.

              • OK.

              • Is it wrong that I rubbed bounce sheets all over my clean wash just now?
                Sorry. I have to find ways to smile. xoxoxo

              • I don’t know where you are, but I’m still here and always will be. I’ll be talking just as if you were here. I know you can’t always answer, but I hope you’ll get to see these once in a while- just to know that you are ever in my thoughts, my prayers and my heart, and hopefully be encouraged when you need it most.

                A non rhyming poem- a haiku, a Japanese form of poetry…

                She prays in the night
                wondering, hoping, sending
                thoughts to her angel

                Be merciful unto me O God, be merciful unto me: for my soul trusteth in thee: yea, in the shadow of thy wings I will make my refuge, until these calamities be over past… Psalm 57:1

                These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you have tribulation, but take courage; I have overcome the world… John 16:33

                Good night mysweetGreenAngel. xoxoxo Duckie

              • Good morning sunshine. xoxoxo Duckie

              • I’ve been watching a you tube video tonight, won’t give details, but I now know at least what nasty nick is.

                It’s been a slow day around here. Our homeschool co op was called off, too many colds still, so we’re finished until January for the classes. At least that will give me a chance to get the next round of curriculum written up and planned. Made swamp cabbage fritters for dinner. Haven’t made them in a long time. I’ll make you guess on what that is, if you don’t know- and I’ll tell you later 🙂 They are good though… the way I make them.

                I pray all is well with you. Think of you often during the day. Pray for you often during the day and night. Be well my SweetGreenBeret.

                “If, instead of a gem or even a flower, we could cast the gift of a lovely thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give.” George McDonald

                You are my GreenAngel. Night dear one. xoxoxo Duckie

              • Got on a little late this morning. Hope all is well with you. My prayers and heart are with you. I’ll report back later mysweetGreenAngel. xxooxox duckie

              • Crazy day here today, but I always find time to think of you and pray things are OK. I won’t dwell on yucky stuff from today, but I did write a poem about some of it:

                Where do they come from the trolls which come in droves
                And the sheriff duck has her email alerts which just grows and grows?

                It’s been a busy thread, the trolls are out, intelligence they lack
                while the duckie is rushing, KeninMontana also has her back.

                She misses someone special, who would enjoy the fun
                but she knows that he would help her too, keeping them on the run.

                She makes due cleaning up the trash
                hoping all the while, she does not catch a rash.

                The sheriffs have been busy today on a Sharpton thread
                The trolls thinking they’ll have some fun, but get kicked out instead.

                Scoopers hold their own real well when trolls come on in force
                But it’s still a thing to ban them all, but us sheriffs will of course!

                I’ll be back before I shut down for the night. Just felt like talking to my Angel. xoxoxo Duckie.

              • I’m going to end up taking all the space here if I keep this up. I’m sorry mySweetGreenBeret. I really do want to just keep posting, just in case you do get to see one or a couple of them- especially at just the right time when you need it.
                I’m about to sign off for the night. It’s still early by my standards, but it’s been a long day. How strange that sounds to me.. knowing that others have so much more to deal with…

                Psalm 63:6-8 When I remember thee upon my bed, and meditate on thee in the night watches. Because thou hast been my help, therefore in the shadow of thy wings will I rejoice. My soul followeth hard after thee: thy right hand upholdeth me.

                Romans 15:13 May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.

                His Peace to your spirit and your heart my dear one. ♥ Duckie.

              • Good morning sunshine. I hope all is well. xoxoxxo Duckie.

              • I moved to another place, to save room here for you if and when you can.

                xoxoxo Duckie.

                • Guest

                  Go to your Facebook page We have been clowning around

                • You just made me the happiest duckie in the whole world!!!! xoxoxox

              • It was the best thing ever. I understand, but I hated to leave it. Everything is deleted though. xoxoxo

              • Had pizza for dinner last night. I used the box for target practice this afternoon… all by myself. It was good. I needed it, and the box is toasted. 🙂 I miss you again. Hope all is well with you. I will come back before I go to bed tonight. Just wanted to pop in now to say hi and I’m thinkin’ of you. xooxo Duckie.

              • I just got a message for you from a certain marine.

                “I love you, Brother. I’ll make you a deal. You don’t quit on me and I won’t quit on you. Semper Fidelis, you army doggie.”
                He told me to give you his e mail, which I will when I know you can get it so then I can scrub it. 🙂 He’s a good guy, and he knows you and I talk a lot.

                xoxoxoxoxo <— those are from me, not him 😉 love Duckie

                • GreenBeretWay

                  What happened with Mikey? Did he get banned?

                • Long story which I won’t tell about, but no. If you want, or can, I’ll give you his e mail and he can tell you. 🙂

                • GreenBeretWay

                  Would this have anything to do with the name right below our comments here?

                • Yikes! I didn’t say anything. You be sure to tell him that. xoxoxo

                  Just in case you can- [email protected] I’m going to scrub it in a little bit.

    • Orangeone

      Once you stop monitoring all hell will break lose. We don’t need to obsess but we need to be watchful.

      • Sober_Thinking

        Don’t worry my friend… I’ll still stand my post. But I am going to back off of the frantic news watching a bit. I have to for my sanity.

        I’m just slowing things down for a bit. TRS will remain my daily indulgence. 🙂

        Let’s all keep fighting the good fight. 🙂

        • Orangeone

          Okay just want to make sure monitoring is still occurring.  And I’m with you on the frantic news.  Although if you are watching the Washington meltdown, the forces protecting Barky Boy are falling on their swords left and right.  Me thinks they are trying to protect him from impeachment and prosecution.

          • Sober_Thinking

            I’m with ya brother.

            • Orangeone


              • Sober_Thinking

                I am so sorry… I apologize.

                I should have noticed your gender by your handwriting… 😉

                I won’t make that mistake again.

                • Orangeone

                  I’m just teasing with you so please don’t apologize 🙂  I answer to most anything…my handwriting looks more like a guy’s anyway…

                • Sober_Thinking


    • Oh, please. God has spoken twice, and he’s getting annoyed that you are not listening. Perhaps if you started working with Obama you might be much happier.

      • KenInMontana

        You’ve become tiring, begone troll.

        • Ken:
          do not lose your time on a discussion with a DNC hack – Frank the sanitary engineer has all the data on his desk from his bosses – e.g. Bush I this, Klit-on – that, Reagan – those, Bush II – them, NASA will do that……
          BTW – he never told us that FuBar Ack said that NASA must make muslim to love us (not verbatim, but that was the idea – outreach).
          He never told us that prezzy misses ALL Christian holidays, had Christian symbols removed from the wall which would be visible during his teleprompter reading, but NEVER misses muslim holidays, celebrating them.
          Frank was not too frank about prezzy’s ring inscription, or prezzy’s statement about sweetness of a call for a muslim prayer…
          Of course he knows that, but he is being paid to go on conservative sites and praise the oaf.

          • KenInMontana

            Oh I wasn’t engaging him in conversation, I was just letting him know that he has been put to the curb for pick up with the rest of the trash (trolls).

      • Sober_Thinking

        Frank… If God has your ear, then you wouldn’t have voted for Obama. If God has your heart, you wouldn’t be a troll.

        My future is secure. Is yours? Are YOU listening?

  • You’ve just got to love John Bolton. He is so direct and so pragmatic it is refreshing to hear, espcially when you have to listen to all those politicians in Washington that are so full of BS. Bolton was a diplomat and faces our problems like a realistic diplomat. And I could only imagine his horror at the thought of an untrained pal of Obama’s dealing with those Iranian animals. They would eat her for breakfast. I also wonder if Jarrett would be guilty of violating the Logan Act, which is a United States federal law that forbids unauthorized citizens from negotiating with foreign governments. Jarrett has NOT been nominated or confirmed by the Senate to do anything, let alone represent the United States in diplomatic talks. She is NOT a member of the State Department or an accredited diplomat. So even if Obama lets her do it, what right does she have in representing the United States in diplomatic talks, let alone negotiations? Just another scandal to add to Obama’s long list of scandals.

    • colliemum

      Good point about the Logan Act – but on past evidence, why should this administration give a flying **** about it.

      • PVG

        Another “good” point!

  • Yazz55

    I’ve heard and read suggestions that the rebels in Syria are mostly foreigners, which is polite speak for Alqueda. The very same friendly folk who reacted to a silly video in Benghazi.

  • Constance

    I listened to Bolton’s reasons why he finds it unbelievable that Valerie Jarrett would be sent for talks with Iran, and honestly, I found those reasons perfectly reasonable for Obama. He would do just exactly that. We aren’t dealing with a normal person in Obama. His administration is inept and evil at the same time, which is a very dangerous combination. There is no soul there, so no moral compass. Valerie Jarrett would be the perfect person to send to Iran, and for exactly the reasons Bolton mentioned. Obama supports Iran. He has from day one. The sooner that people on our side come to grips with this, the better.

    • she said: it is (our) payback (for slavery?) time now!!!
      When idiots rule idiotically, that’s tyranny…..

    • Bolton mentions the Iranian munchkins…. I think you may be a member of the lollipop guild. Obama has successfully gotten world sanctions of Iran, and they are hurting big time.

      Check this out:
      “Western governments believe that Iran’s economy is imploding so quickly that it could essentially collapse next spring under the combined pressure of international sanctions, an oil embargo and internal mismanagement by officials in Tehran.”

  • Rocco11

    Bolton sounds more naive every day. Why wouldn’t the Obama Regime send her over, they’re fellow travelers!

  • colliemum

    I soo wanted John Bolton to be either Sec of State, or Director of National Security …

    • 34543353454

      I think they’ll elect John Kerry for Sec of state. IMO

  • SouthernForester

    I cannot see any Muslim country accepting any kind of talk with a woman. Unheard of. They may play her, but none of them would respect anything she said and in fact would be insulted that she was sent to talk to them.

  • Bombshell: 1979 Newspaper Article By Valerie Jarrett Father-In-Law Reveals Start Of Arab Purchase Of U.S. Presidency

  • she’s the boss’s boss, you know……………………….

    • 34543353454

      Personally, I think the minorities re-elected HER. SHES the boss, not obama

  • bongobear

    Seems like the ayatollahs would respond more positively to a man given their religious beliefs. I’m not saying a woman couldn’t handle the discussions but the ayatollahs are sort of misogynistic.

  • Orangeone

    Mark Levin tweeted this on health care manufacturer layoffs due to ObamaCare

  • Dukehoopsfan

    After looking at her I am in support of a regulation requiring her to cover up that mug at all times.

  • wolfveryne

    John ,, before you stick your foot in it ,, you better find out why Valerie took so many trips to the Middle East as of late ,, ? ?

  • 34543353454

    Valerie is Iranian BORN….why wouldn’t they send her? She anti-America.

    • tinlizzieowner

      Not to mention, she speaks their language (Farsi) in more ways than one.
      😉 😉

  • tinlizzieowner

    Get ready to be ‘stunned’, John.

  • Thank you Mr. Bolton.