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  • Identified: more than 300 Wagner PMC mercenaries who took part in a botched offensive at Deir-Ez-Zor

    07/11/2019 9:47:00 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 14 replies
    In this feature, InformNapalm volunteer intelligence community publishes unique intelligence information about 300 + 1 “Spartans” from among mercenaries of the Russian intelligence unit, known as PMC Wagner. In February 2018, this group made an attempt to advance on an oilfield near Deir-Ez-Zor held by Kurdish and American forces and was hit by a massive airstrike. All the data has been collected and analyzed by IHTAMNET M-2090 team, it was handed over to InformNapalm for publication on exclusive basis. According to the project activists, 301 mercenaries, whose data are indicated in this investigation, took part in the attack in the...
  • How the heroic Irish won the American Revolution remembered this Patriot's Day

    07/04/2019 1:42:49 PM PDT · by Al Hitan · 50 replies
    Irish Central ^ | April 15, 2019 | Phillip Thomas Tucker, Ph.D.
    The romance and myths of the American Revolution have long obscured the disproportionate contributions of the Irish, who numbered as high as one half million of America’s two million population. Yet, the role of the Irish has often been written out. No chapter of America’s story has been more thoroughly dominated by myths and romance than the nation’s desperate struggle for life during the American Revolution. Unfortunately, America’s much-celebrated creation story has presented a sanitized version of events. The long-accepted proper imaginary of the typical American patriot was that of an Anglo-Saxon who descended from early English settlers. This popular...
  • Gallup: Pride In Being An American Reaches Modern Low — Thanks To Rock-Bottom Numbers From Democrats

    07/03/2019 8:48:07 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 44 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/03/2019 | Allahpundit
    In 2001, before the 9/11 attacks, the share of Americans who said they were “extremely” or “very” proud of their country was 87 percent. That number held relatively steady for the next 15 years, through 9/11, the Iraq war, Katrina, and the duration of the Obama presidency, never dropping below 80 percent.Then, in 2017, it fell to 75 percent.And now, in 2019, it’s fallen to 70 percent, with the share who describe themselves as “extremely” proud at 45 percent — the first time that number’s been less than a majority during this century.Wha’ happened in 2016?Perhaps … this graph...
  • O'Reilly: The Truth Is Not Being Told About Trump And That Is A Disservice To Every American

    05/16/2019 10:46:45 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 29 replies
    realclearpolitics ^ | 05/16/2019 | Ian Schwartz Bill O'Reilly has nearly concluded his history book on President Trump, 'The United States of Trump: How the President Really Sees America,' it comes at a time when the American people desperately need the truth and they are not getting it from the national media. In describing his book and the need for the true story of Donald Trump to be hold, O’Reilly stated told Sean Hannity "the truth is not being told about President Trump and that is a disservice to every American."
  • Placement of the American Flag (Vanity)

    04/27/2019 11:45:35 AM PDT · by Peter W. Kessler · 15 replies
    Me | 4/27/19 | Me
    I'm going to hang two flags this afternoon. One is, of course, our American Flag; the other is a D-Day 75th Anniversary Flag. I want to hang one on each side of our front door, each on an angled flag pole. Facing our front door, on which side should the American Flag be displayed? I'm dyslexic, and cannot picture this in my mind. Thanks in advance!
  • Bernie Sanders, at Town Hall, Says His Wealth Isn’t Proof of the ‘American Dream’

    04/15/2019 7:09:59 PM PDT · by Libloather · 32 replies
    NY Times ^ | 4/15/19 | Maggie Astor
    Shortly after he disclosed his tax returns for the last 10 years, Senator Bernie Sanders on Monday rejected the idea that his newfound millionaire status was a testament to capitalism and the “American dream." **SNIP** Then Bret Baier, one of the Fox moderators, asked Mr. Sanders, “When you wrote the book and you made the money, isn’t that the definition of capitalism and the American dream?” “No,” Mr. Sanders replied. “I mean, you know, what we want is a country where everybody has opportunity. You know, I have a college degree. I’m a United States senator. But a lot of...
  • No Amount of American Greatness Dispels the Left’s Attraction to Socialism

    03/01/2019 6:43:08 PM PST · by Libloather · 23 replies
    Rush Limbaugh ^ | El Rushbo
    RUSH: Back to the phones to Richmond, Virginia. This is David. Great to have you, sir. Hi. CALLER: Hey, Rush. I’m so glad you opened with Ocasio-Cortez’s role in this Democrat debacle, ’cause she proves to continually be the gift that keeps on giving to conservatives who argue against socialism. And she does that whether it be through a lack of understanding of economic growth or a lack of understanding of government deficit spending or more recently, our ultimate fear as what socialists can lead to, is totalitarian government control. So I just love that she keeps giving us these...
  • The 16th Amendment: How the U.S. Federal Income Tax Became D.C.’s Favorite Political Weapon

    02/04/2019 11:32:49 PM PST · by vannrox · 5 replies
    Ammo dot com ^ | 4FEB19 | Editorial staff
    The American Revolution was sparked in part by unjust taxation. After all, the colonists in Boston rebelled against Britain for imposing “taxation without representation,” and summarily tossed English tea into the harbor in protest in 1773. Nowadays Americans collectively spend more than 6 billion hours each year filling out tax forms, keeping records, and learning new tax rules according to the Office of Management and Budget. Complying with the byzantine U.S. tax code is estimated to cost the American economy hundreds of billions of dollars annually – time and money that could otherwise be used for more productive activities like...
  • American anarchist 'John Galton' shot dead in Acapulco

    02/04/2019 3:52:56 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 71 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 2/3/2019 | Amy Guthrie
    MEXICO CITY — An American anarchist who went by the name John Galton was shot dead at his home in the Mexican resort of Acapulco, sending shivers through a tightknit anti-establishment community of expatriates that organizes events in the violence-torn retreat with seminars on topics such as how to make money via cryptocurrencies. A woman describing herself as John’s partner, Lily, said via social media that she saw the gunmen go straight for John and his friend Jason Henza, 43. Henza made it to a private hospital with bullet wounds in an armpit, leg and hand. The hospital said he...
  • Journalists and Celebs Rush to Delete Tweets Slamming MAGA-Hat Kids

    01/21/2019 11:15:02 AM PST · by LouieFisk · 81 replies
    Mediaite ^ | January 21 2019 | Pardes Seleh
    Over the past 24 hours, journalists and public figures on Twitter have deleted previous posts slamming a group of MAGA hat-wearing teens for allegedly taunting a Native American vet, after more footage was released disputing the initial story. From CNN’s Jake Tapper to Dilbert cartoonist Scott Adams, many on the internet are sharing a fuller explanation of the initial viral story. Others, however, are very subtly just using the ‘delete’ button.
  • American ISIS member Warren Clark says he wanted to see 'what the group was about'

    01/16/2019 3:46:56 AM PST · by Libloather · 37 replies
    NBC News ^ | 1/15/19 | Richard Engel
    IN NORTHERN SYRIA — A Texan who says he offered to work as an English teacher for the Islamic State and was captured earlier this month in Syria by U.S.-backed forces said he witnessed executions and crucifixions during the more than three years he spent with the terrorist group. But 34-year-old Warren Christopher Clark, who is being held in Kurdish custody, told NBC News in an exclusive interview that he does not regret throwing in his lot with ISIS. No Kurdish security were present during the interview. “I wanted to go see exactly what the group was about, and what...
  • Erdogan's Turkey is No American Ally

    01/09/2019 12:43:53 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 8 replies
    The National Interest ^ | Michael Rubin
    President Donald TrumpÂ’s about-face toward his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip ErdoÄźan is enough to give whiplash. Just 5-months ago, Trump was criticizing Turkey and undercutting its economy to bring ErdoÄźan to his knees over the imprisonment of Pastor Andrew Brunson. Behind-the-scenes, American officials/U.S. intelligence had grown exacerbated with ErdoÄźan for his enabling of the Islamic State as well as terrorist groups ranging from Hamas to Boko Haram . Now, of course, ErdoÄźan is TrumpÂ’s confidant and friend. The irony of this about-face is the prickly Trump has absolutely no idea the disdain with which ErdoÄźan and the Turkish press view...
  • How the Trump presidency made me a better American

    12/30/2018 9:16:20 PM PST · by TBP · 46 replies
    New York Post ^ | December 30, 2018 | Karol Markowicz
    Nearly two years after his inauguration, I have concluded that President Trump has made me a better person. For starters, I’m more compassionate. After the election, I was as dazed and confused as anyone in the political-media bubble. To understand what happened, I devoured reporting about Trump voters and sought to understand them. I wasn’t some liberal, mind you. I had worked for years in Republican politics. Yet I hadn’t known any Trump primary voters. I didn’t know his fans, his base. Reading their concerns was eye-opening. They weren’t stupid, and they weren’t hateful. Mainstream politicians had ignored them for...
  • Excuses We Use That Keep Us Enslaved (What being an American really means.)

    12/28/2018 6:40:46 PM PST · by vannrox · 14 replies
    Metallicman ^ | 29DEC18 | Editorial Staff
    Let’s spend some time talking about what it is to be an American. For we are all a very unique and special breed of person. This is a truth that should be obvious to anyone who has the ability to think. After all, what would the 20th century look like were America not to have existed? That being said, the sad reality is that we take this role for granted. Oh, we certainly say that “America is the best”, and we wave the flag around a lot, but we do not really and truly appreciate just how spectacular we actually...
  • American Texas North of Rio.

    12/25/2018 2:34:37 AM PST · by Rabin · 22 replies
    .youtube ^ | open | staff
    In the early morning hours March 6, Santana’s army advanced on the Alamo. American were unable to fend off a third attack. Between All died, while most historians of the Alamo agree that around 600 good Mexicans were lost. g.
  • An IMPORTANT reminder (unless you're a lib)

    11/25/2018 10:00:43 AM PST · by Baynative · 1 replies
    youtube ^ | 11/21/18 | Baxter Black
    I normally like to post this 2 minute video from poet Baxter Black on Thanksgiving in an effort to avoid spoiling my mood with political talk. But, I forgot to do it this year.
  • Will Trump Be the Last Republican President ?

    11/12/2018 4:45:58 PM PST · by chiller · 336 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 11/12/18 | Brian C Joondeph
    I believe that Donald Trump will be the last Republican president many of us will ever see in our lifetimes. We hope that he will serve two terms, but even that is not a given, despite his popularity both personally and of his MAGA agenda. I’ll call it the three D’s, in honor of Trump’s first name Donald – demeanor, demographics, and deception. (snip)...In other words, Trump is a one-off, an exception. Unlike Obama, Trump is the one we have been waiting for, after a string of wet noodles named Bush, Romney, McCain, and Ryan to name a few. But...
  • US media expert warns of American source behind Khashoggi rumors

    10/16/2018 4:00:37 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 53 replies
    Al Arabaiya (English) ^ | 13 October 2018 (Saturday) | Staff Writer, Al Arabiya English
    The disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has sparked controversy and the spread of media rumors across the world, including the doubtful information from Turkish sources and wrongful accusations against the Saudi General Consul’s son in Istanbul.According to US media expert Patrick Poole, American media has been just as involved in reporting leaks from multiple unreliable sources.Poole noted that Yahoo News published an article Friday quoting Khaled Saffuri, one of Khashoggi’s associates, that said President Trump's criticism of journalists may have inspired the Crown Prince to have Khashoggi "murdered."The Daily Beast also quoted Saffuri discussing Khashoggi’s efforts to gain freedom...

    09/02/2018 6:56:59 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 42 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/02/18 | Jeff Crouere
    It a complete disgrace that an American movie refuses to recognize such an American triumph, but, instead, has sacrificed it on the altar of political correctness and globalism On October 12, a new movie, First Man, will debut in theaters across the United States. Already it is highly anticipated, and some critics believe it will be a contender for a variety of Oscar nominations. It received very positive reviews from attendees at the Venice Film Festival. Unfortunately, the much-ballyhooed movie is not historically accurate.
  • (pre-Duchess) Meghan Markle's 2015 Essay on Being Biracial

    08/05/2018 1:49:18 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 18 replies
    Elle ^ | July 2015 | Meghan Markle
    "...When I was about seven, I had been fawning over a boxed set of Barbie dolls. It was called The Heart Family and included a mom doll, a dad doll, and two children. This perfect nuclear family was only sold in sets of white dolls or black dolls. I don't remember coveting one over the other, I just wanted one. On Christmas morning, swathed in glitter-flecked wrapping paper, there I found my Heart Family: a black mom doll, a white dad doll, and a child in each colour. My dad had taken the sets apart and customised my family." "...Fast-forward...