China Putting Mineral Embargo On The West

Have you heard? Probably not. Sad thing is, the President and the State Department probably haven’t heard either. Either that, or they don’t have the time to spend on national security and ‘our image around the world’ when the President is on the campaign trail. And where is our Secretary of State on this?

China, which has been blocking shipments of crucial minerals to Japan for the last month, has now quietly halted some shipments of those materials to the United States and Europe, three industry officials said this week.

That President Obama is so focused on political expediency to the detriment of his constitutional duties, qualifies as a dereliction of duty. Then again, he prioritizes as a community organizer would, not as a president should.

Are you feeling more secure now?

Link: China Said to Expand Rare Earths Embargo to West – NYTimes.com.

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