BGG says(6:31 PM):
Are we all ready to get going??

News Time here at Du...


david334 says(6:31 PM):
yes sir
SRW says(6:31 PM):
Lets Roll!

BGG says(6:32 PM):
I know - I know... it's not the same without the crew.. but


never fear - BGG is here...

magnetlady says(6:32 PM):
You bet BGG
magnetlady says(6:32 PM):
Ready here.
david334 says(6:32 PM):
you are the man

BGG says(6:32 PM):
I have some interesting thoughts on deck for you all...

BGG says(6:33 PM):
Oh well - thanks eman - for the mid-stride derial!!

BGG says(6:34 PM):
some surprises.

gonna' be a lot of stuff to cover.

Before we get started - I want to thank all the people who make up what DU is all about. Without you - it's not DU.

Our Mods, Copiers, News researchers - celebs and all...

thanks

(and FaceBook admins)...
BGG says(6:36 PM):
Mrs BGG would you mind saying a quick prayer to start us off right??


MrsBGG says(6:37 PM):
Heavenly Father, we boldy come before You by the Blood of Jesus. You are worthy of all Glory , Honor, and Praise! Thank You for Your amazing love & forgiveness. Thank You that You are our Everlasting Father. We trust You Thank You Holy Spirit for Your leading and guiding. Thank You that we can do all things through Christ who strengthens us. We pray for Your will to be done on earth as it is in Heaven. We pray that You continue to protect the Police officers , our leaders, and our country. We pray that You will bless each person and their families represented here tonight. In Jesus Name, Amen


wilson6060 says(6:37 PM):
Amen
david334 says(6:37 PM):
AMEN
eaglesrest says(6:37 PM):
AMEN
DIGIman1 says(6:37 PM):
Amen
Charlie&Gracie says(6:37 PM):
Amen
sheila3 says(6:37 PM):
AMEN
larrykn says(6:37 PM):
Amen
SRW says(6:37 PM):
Amen
eman4u55 says(6:37 PM):
amen (F)
tycho says(6:37 PM):
amen
daytrader says to BGG(6:37 PM):
AMEN
dale says(6:37 PM):
Amen
dinarforme says(6:37 PM):
AMEN
sharon says(6:37 PM):
amen
cjquade54 says(6:38 PM):
amen
Mitts0 says(6:38 PM):
AMEN
magnetlady says(6:38 PM):
AMEN

MrsBGG says(6:39 PM):
During News Time, please use a ? , for a comment or question It makes things go smoothly for the copiers and everyone


eman4u55 says to BGG(6:32 PM):
what are you wearing

BGG says to eman4u55(6:33 PM):
sicko

BGG says(6:33 PM):
Oh well - thanks eman - for the mid-stride derial!
!

eman4u55 says(6:34 PM):
(v)

BGG says(6:34 PM):
some surprises.
BGG says(6:34 PM):
gonna' be a lot of stuff to cover.
BGG says(6:35 PM):
Before we get started - I want to thank all the people who make up what DU is all about. Without you - it's not DU.
BGG says(6:35 PM):
Our Mods, Copiers, News researchers - celebs and all...
BGG says(6:35 PM):
thanks

BGG says(6:36 PM):
(and FaceBook admins)...
BGG says(6:36 PM):
Mrs BGG would you mind saying a quick prayer to start us off right??


MrsBGG says(6:37 PM):
Heavenly Father, we boldy come before You by the Blood of Jesus. You are worthy of all Glory , Honor, and Praise! Thank You for Your amazing love & forgiveness. Thank You that You are our Everlasting Father. We trust You Thank You Holy Spirit for Your leading and guiding. Thank You that we can do all things through Christ who strengthens us. We pray for Your will to be done on earth as it is in Heaven. We pray that You continue to protect the Police officers , our leaders, and our country. We pray that You will bless each person and their families represented here tonight. In Jesus Name, Amen (L)

wilson6060 says(6:37 PM):
Amen
david334 says(6:37 PM):
AMEN
eaglesrest says(6:37 PM):
AMEN
DIGIman1 says(6:37 PM):
Amen
Charlie&Gracie says(6:37 PM):
Amen
sheila3 says(6:37 PM):
AMEN
larrykn says(6:37 PM):
Amen
SRW says(6:37 PM):
Amen
eman4u55 says(6:37 PM):
amen (F)
tycho says(6:37 PM):
amen
daytrader says to BGG(6:37 PM):
AMEN
dale says(6:37 PM):
Amen
dinarforme says(6:37 PM):
AMEN
sharon says(6:37 PM):
amen
cjquade54 says(6:38 PM):
amen
(6:38 PM).MOD.DIGIman1.copy changed nickname to .MOD.DIGIman1!
Mitts0 says(6:38 PM):
AMEN
magnetlady says(6:38 PM):
AMEN

MrsBGG says(6:39 PM):
During News Time, please use a ? , for a comment or question It makes things go smoothly for the copiers and everyone


BGG says(6:43 PM):
What I've got planned for tonite is a bit of a whilwind thru the most current News and some BGG "off the cuff commentary"... I hope you like.

Whirlwind...

(I'm hustling BTW)

P.S. Thanks so much to RCookie and Mr White for the fantastic News and Commentary EVERY DAY!!

BGG says(6:45 PM):
Macgork: edit Mosul Daash is soon now

Read More : http://www.dinarupdates.com/forumdis...raq-NEWS/page3

BGG says(6:45 PM):
And to me - this means soon..

the big thing to keep in mind here (and I'll talk alot more about the politics behind it than others...) The IMF/WB/w/some UN support stepped in with a support package and almost INSTANTLY the GOI started removing ISIS from Iraq - why?? They were told to - bank on it...

world say - "we'll let you reintegrate, renegotiate, maybe revalue... but you are gonna' fix this mess...

and for the Shia controlled GOI in Baghdad parts of this (even in the Abadi era) were a "convenient crisis"... they were in no hurry to clear ISIS. This is all "historically Sunni territory"... Maliki literally started shelling civilian neighborhoods in Anbar trying to get them to leave... a displaced, broken or killed Sunni voting bloc is not such a bad thing for the National Alliance.

They really understand the old adage - when your enemy is setting themselves on fire... just step aside and see to it they don't run out of matches.

BGG says(6:52 PM):
However, to paint a clear picture... it appears (to me) the world has said "enough"... end it... anyone notice how - within days of these IMF conversations getting started - the Iraqi Army started actually fighting and winning?? Seriously??

all that to say -

Mosul = soon

IMF agreement test for Iraq

Read More : http://www.dinarupdates.com/forumdis...rent-Iraq-NEWS

BGG says(6:53 PM):
There is some very interesting lingo in this article...

not that it is terribly specific... but VERY interseting...

IMF has developed a tremendous program to rewrite Iraq's ailing economy.

The fund issued on July 14 and the current document consisting of 34 pages constitute the most ambitious attempt to remake the economy of one of the Middle East.

BGG says(6:55 PM):
While not saying " rv tomorrow" it's pretty compelling stuff...

IMF predicts growth in Middle East but warns of Brexit impact on global economy

Read More : http://www.dinarupdates.com/forumdis...raq-NEWS/page4

BGG says(6:57 PM):
Well DUH - Iraq fully re-enters the world market and is allowed to put an accurate currency value on the Dinar ("grossly undervalued" is the term used by noted economists) they will get hit with a MASSIVE WALL of investment capital.

not my words - their own economist use this same "phrasing"...

Abadi accept the seventh resignation of a minister in his government

Read More : http://www.dinarupdates.com/forumdis...raq-NEWS/page7


BGG says(7:00 PM):
This goes back to the SJC set back suffered by Abadi about "how" he got the "reshuffle" started (by removing those guys)... Looks like he has somehow "persuaded" them to "voluntarily resign"

he will get his "technocratic GOI" sooner rather than later.

BTW - just an off the cuff riff here...

regarding the "delays" - yes, there have been real delays - but not the kind inferred by the ding-a-lings on the internet...

david334 says(7:02 PM):
lol

BGG says(7:03 PM):
stop and think... half of Iraq was under the control of a hostile force... didn't need to be - but it was...

Maliki was partially the author of it... good for his electoral hopes - he didn't have the votes, so he had to reshuffle the map a bit... that he did. Still didn't have the votes... which was my commentary all along (that's how toxic he was)...

burned all his political opponents out of their homes and still didn't have enough votes

(I overstate - but you get it...)

security HAS been an issue... plainly, there have been plans published and retracted (or "tabled") that addressed currency reform... published... a lot of that (I believe) was the previous administration. We're in much better shape now.



BGG says(7:07 PM):
Here's a headline...

Abadi government seeks to change early next month...

http://al-mawqif.com/permalink/13256.html

that was published yesterday... which means about a week they will have things moving the right direction again...

BGG says(7:08 PM):
BTW - the 7th resignation piece is BIG NEWS...

keep and eye on that...

This line was from yesterday...

Spokesman parliamentary reform front: We will vote only on the ministers who have the competencies

Read More : http://www.dinarupdates.com/showthre...842#post156842

BGG says(7:09 PM):
Sounds like - to me... they are all on board with getting technocrats to run things... GOOD!!

Iraq: negotiations complete reshuffle kicks off today 7-21

Read More : http://www.dinarupdates.com/forumdis...raq-NEWS/page5

BGG says(7:10 PM):
Woops - sounds like the "technocrat era" started TODAY

Yay!!

BGG says(7:11 PM):
Carter: France will send the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle to raids on ISIS

Read More : http://www.dinarupdates.com/forumdis...raq-NEWS/page7

BGG says(7:11 PM):
Hey ISIS - get ready for some "Frenchie Payback"...

See how you like the Mirage.

Abadi urgently approve the resignation of al - Shahristani

Read More : http://www.dinarupdates.com/forumdis...raq-NEWS/page7

BGG says(7:13 PM):
That is GREAT NEWS - huge crook ... but throw a rock in any direction in Iraq and you hit a crooked politician.

Kinda' big news really...

Haidar al-Abadi on Twitter...

Our thanks to all the nations that contributed at the Pledging Conference in Support of Iraq which raised vital funds & assistance

https://twitter.com/HaiderAlAbadi/st...17738269200385

BGG says(7:15 PM):
apparently this conference today went well for Iraq.

US statement: the Washington meeting will be funded soon four urgent needs of Iraq

Read More : http://www.dinarupdates.com/forumdis...raq-NEWS/page2

BGG says(7:16 PM):
This was a headline out of this recent meeting in the US... (as I recall)... very interesting. I remember thinking - I wish I were a fly on the wall in that meeting... lots of "big wigs" there.

and here it is... 2nd to last piece...

Coalition forces calls for the nomination of ministers replacements for the resigned,

Read More : http://www.dinarupdates.com/forumdis...rent-Iraq-NEWS

BGG says(7:17 PM):
THEY WANT TO GET THIS RESHUFFLE ON!!


BGG says(7:18 PM):
all of them... (obviously - except the dudes getting ousted)

MrsBGG says(7:19 PM):
Are there any questions?


david334 says(7:19 PM):
?

MrsBGG says to david334(7:20 PM):
GO

david334 says(7:20 PM):
How many good MPs are already in place?

BGG says(7:20 PM):
None.

on the CoM??

none
.

david334 says(7:20 PM):
What is the number of cabinet positions?

BGG says(7:20 PM):
(maybe I overstate...) not many...


david334 says(7:21 PM):
So that a sweep

BGG says(7:21 PM):
didn't Abadi trim the number back to 14??

from 21??

roughly (off the top of my head).


david334 says(7:21 PM):
I know he cut it back

jimplants says(7:21 PM):
yep

BGG says(7:21 PM):
so if 7 resigned today... that's at least 1/2.

more to follow.


david334 says(7:22 PM):
Thanks BGG

MrsBGG says(7:22 PM):
Any other questions?


BGG says(7:23 PM):
C'mon peeps - let's go!!


david334 says(7:23 PM):
?

BGG says(7:23 PM):
tons of stuff out there... it's BGG UNPLUGGED!!


MrsBGG says to david334(7:23 PM):
GO


david334 says(7:24 PM):
So there are lets say 7 left will some fight and go in front pf pariment?

david334 says(7:24 PM):
Not much upside

BGG says(7:24 PM):
I doubt it - they are probably just holding out for a better deal... they are gone. They know it...


jeffjane says(7:24 PM):
?

MrsBGG says to jeffjane(7:25 PM):
GO


BGG says(7:25 PM):
the really bad news - isn't for them (so much). It's moreso - bad news for Maliki (who has been pulling their strings - behind the scenes)...


jeffjane says(7:25 PM):
do they really need money to keep going? we thought they were out of money last year.

BGG says(7:25 PM):
he's losing his grip... ADIOS AMIGO!!

BGG says to jeffjane(7:26 PM):
Yes. They do - but as importantly - they need the support and the oversight of the IMF (I think Abadi knows this).

david334 says(7:26 PM):
?

BGG says to jeffjane(7:27 PM):
he can actually blame some of this on "those evil foreigners - IMF/WB/UN" and not take any heat from the hardliners in his own party/sect... for the sweeping reforms.


MrsBGG says to david334(7:27 PM):
Go


david334 says(7:27 PM):
does the whole cabinet have to turn over before the last IMF review?

BGG says to david334(7:28 PM):
Now that - I don't know... I just haven't had the chance to read up. RCookie may have a better idea on that...


david334 says(7:28 PM):
thx

BGG says to david334(7:29 PM):
(and I apologize... I have been somewhat disengaged for a while now... we just finished several HUGE projects - I'm back).

Thankfully - we have a GREAT TEAM though...


MrsBGG says to BGG(7:29 PM):
(y)(handshake)


david334 says(7:29 PM):
no problem great nes the meeting date could be last day of July

A superior team

BGG says to david334(7:30 PM):
You are correct.


JETSET says(7:30 PM):
...back and better than ever!

MrsBGG says(7:30 PM):
Any final questions?


BGG says to JETSET(7:31 PM):
breathing easy and ready to ROCK AND ROLL!!


JETSET says(7:31 PM):
always a nice feeling!

BGG says to JETSET(7:32 PM):
Yes - thanks.

glad to be back in the saddle.


david334 says(7:32 PM):
One of a kind. Twenty people all firing together, brain trusts knowledge analystics. I ghave to come up with the appropriate name

david334 says(7:33 PM):
BGG Middle Eastern Research Anaytics Group LLC

Xiongmao says(7:33 PM):
(y)

BGG says to david334(7:34 PM):
that's a mouthful - I'm just glad I've got a front row seat


david334 says(7:34 PM):
no ding a lings

BGG says to david334(7:34 PM):
(allowed)...


jimplants says(7:34 PM):
yep front row to history being made

BGG says to jimplants(7:35 PM):
Thanks Jim.

glad we are here.


david334 says to jimplants(7:35 PM):
(y)

jimplants says(7:35 PM):
me to iv been everywhere in 7 years and there are some real crazies out there

BGG says to jimplants(7:36 PM):
OK gang - that's it... we're signing off.. Have a GREAT NITE!!


MrsBGG says(7:36 PM):
Thank you everyone for joining us tonight!! Thank you magnetlady for copying and editing!! Thank you all copiers and News Researchers and updaters & Facebook admins!! Love & Blessings to you'all (L)


Dinarian1 says to BGG(7:36 PM):
THank YOu fo rall you do! And Mes BGG as well!!

david334 says to MrsBGG(7:36 PM):
Same back Thanks BGG

Dinarian1 says to BGG(7:36 PM):
If I could type LOL

willie60 says(7:37 PM):
Very informative BGG. Thanks to you and the whole team here.

jimplants says(7:38 PM):
the only thing IMO that would make this perfect is an AUTOMATIC WHINERS BOOT BUTTON

Dinarian1 says to jimplants(7:38 PM):
(y)