Senator Corker Should Watch His Words On Russian Sanctions

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Re:  Senator Corker's statement on additional sanctions on Russia

Choose your words carefully, Senator Corker.  We the people may be asking you to prepare the same or similar ones for use to slap on our own government. 

We are the most compassionate people on the planet.  True.  We are the most financially and economically well-off people on the planet.  False.

When you in the Congress and the Executive Branch figure that out, how about directing your attention to doing something about it....together. 

Charlotte Parton
Chattanooga


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