At this point in time, Joey, you know the only guy to go “toe to toe with Putin“, is still dragging his feet about the US divesting from Russian oil. We import around 670,000 barrels of oil PER DAY from Vladimir, because of Joey’s green energy policies. The Biden administration has said this is only a small percentage of the 20 Million barrels of oil per day the US consumes. Chump change. Let’s look at how much chump change we give to Putin in JUST ONE YEAR.
The purchase of 670,000 barrels per day at the current price of $120 per barrel means we will give Putin almost $29,346,000,000.00 yes almost $30 BILLION DOLLARS per year to fund his war machine.
What could the Ukrainians buy if they had $30 BILLION?
2 Gerald Ford class nuclear powered AIRCRAFT CARRIERS or,
14 Aleigh Burke class DESTROYERS or,
293 Apache HELICOPTERS or,
917 Reaper DRONES or,
2,934 Abrahams TANKS or,
195,640 Hellfire MISSILES.
The money could be used to purchase more of the weapons that the Ukrainians are currently using:
167,497 Javelin ANTI-TANK MISSILES or,
244,550 Stinger ANTI_AIRCRAFT MISSILES
Or for bigger missile attacks you could buy 20 complete PATRIOT MISSILE SYSTEMS which would give the Ukrainians the ability to shoot down 1,680 Russian missiles.
But Joey would rather give it to Putin.