Annie68: I feel like we all got our balloons deflated this week. Bummer!
Elmerf123456: Annie don’t live on the life of helium Hopium. Live every day full of your intentions. Not others. If you live on the intentions of others you’ll only be disappointed. If you hold on to the currency and live life every single day without that being your balancing act you’ll be ok. As long as you have the currency you always have the ticket to go to the dance when it happens.
Jambie67: President Salih resigned: …”The president handed his resignation to parliament on Thursday after refusing to endorse a nominee for the prime ministership from an Iran-backed political group.”..
Jambie67: Iraq’s political scene seems to be all tangled up. It is urgent that they name their new PM in short order. The resignation of Salih appears to be a strategic move, and I hope they have a swift plan to remedy their vacancies satisfactorily.
OKRocks: . One of Sadr’s picks and one of the protestors picks… https://www.thenational.ae/world/mena/iraqi-pm-candidate-claims-backing-of-mps-clerics-and-the-people-1.956630
Jambie67: okrocks here is that candidate’s wiki page: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faiq_Al_Sheikh_Ali
Jambie67: Looks like that candidate has been in and out of politics since 1991 (nearly 30 years), and has a grandparent from a region in Iran, although he claims to be a secular liberal and part of the People’s Reform Party.