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  • Turkey Uncensored: Erdogan’s Unbridled Aggression

    07/10/2017 10:45:33 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 5 replies
    Philos Project ^ | Monday, July 10, 2017 | Uzay Bulut
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s recent visit to Washington, D.C. was intended as a way of improving his worsening image as a tyrant. So why did he reportedly orchestrate a bloody assault by his bodyguards on peaceful demonstrators outside the residence of the Turkish ambassador – an incident that completely overshadowed his feel-good meetings?Some perspective on this mêlée helps put it in context: The embassies of Nazi Germany and communist Russia never carried out a comparable attack on United States soil; visits to the U.S. by infamous dictators such as Fidel Castro, Leonid Brezhnev and Hugo Chávez never led to...
  • President Obama May be Breaking the Logan Act By Conniving with Foreign Governments

    07/05/2017 6:40:34 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 47 replies
    GP ^ | 07/05/17 | Jim Hoft
      President Obama is engaged in acts that may go against the Logan Act which prohibits Americans from committing treason by acting with other governments against the US. A summary of the Logan Act follows: The Logan Act (18 U.S.C.A. § 953 [1948]) is a single federal statute making it a crime for a citizen to confer with foreign governments against the interests of the United States. Specifically, it prohibits citizens from negotiating with other nations on behalf of the United States without authorization. Congress established the Logan Act in 1799, less than one year after passage of the Alien...
  • Germany passes lightning-fast 'Erdogan Act' (No Foreign Political Rallies)

    07/01/2017 7:32:43 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 15 replies
    ANF News ^ | Saturday, 1 Jul 2017, 11:30 | ANF Berlin
    Germany has passed a law in lightning speed to rid themselves of Erdoğan’s political shows. The law bars foreign leaders from holding rallies in the country. Following the new Erdoğan rally crisis with the AKP regime, the Federal Government of Germany passed a law yesterday restricting foreign politicians’ ability to run election campaigns in the country. The law is dubbed the “Erdoğan Act” in the public, while notices have been sent to foreign representation offices in Germany. The law concerns countries outside of the European Union. Foreign state representatives and politicians won’t be allowed to run election campaigns in the...
  • Is it Time to Hold Journalists in Contempt of Court for National Security Reasons?

    05/31/2017 1:56:39 PM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 16 replies
    Armstrong Economics ^ | May 29, 2017 | Martin Armstrong
    On Tuesday U.S. officials, under the guise of anonymity, leaked the name of the suicide bomber responsible for the attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester before the British police had officially named him causing greater skepticism for allies sharing intelligence with the United States. There is something seriously wrong in the intelligence community and it borders on TREASON. American journalists published the name before the British journalists. The British police had not confirmed the identity of the attacker, Salman Abedi. Since it was an ongoing investigation, the British government had indicated it may not release the name at...
  • Kelly Surrenders: DHS Will ‘Likely Increase’ Foreign Worker Outsourcing Visa

    05/27/2017 4:07:58 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 52 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/27/17 | John Binder
    Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary John Kelly has promised the big business lobby tens of thousands of cheaper, blue-collar foreign workers despite President Donald Trump’s ‘Hire American’ initiative. During a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Kelly told Senators that he was lobbied by the financial and open borders lobby to expand the H-2B visa, and also by pro-American worker groups who see the visa as a detriment to Americans’ wages and job opportunities. “They’re caving to the business interest, rather than the people that elected them,” pro-American lawyer John Miano told Breitbart Texas. “Everyone but the very top...
  • Nine foreign volunteers that fought ISIS arrested by KRG security force

    05/12/2017 9:26:19 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 7 replies
    ARA News ^ | May 12, 2017 | none stated
    Foreign YPG volunteers seen in the vicinity of Jarablus. Photo: ARA News At least nine foreign volunteers, who had joined the ranks of the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) to combat ISIS in Rojava-Northern Syria, were arrested by the Asayish security force in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, media sources reported on Thursday.Foreign volunteers are increasingly becoming victim of the problems between the Kurdish parties.“Internationalists Callum Ross (Rizgar Çiya), Ozgan Ozdil (Dêrsim Agir), Anthonî Degatto (Rustem Fist), Justin Schnepp (Şervan Agir), Mirko Bruna (Mirko Cûdî) from Italy, Paola Andolina (Azadî Raperîn) from Italy, Damien Rodriguez (Şêrzad Azad) from the US, Fernando...
  • McCain Blasts Tillerson For Saying Policy Overrides Values On Foreign Policy

    05/09/2017 8:09:32 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 60 replies
    Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., a frequent critic of the Trump administration, blasted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for suggesting that America’s foreign policy must stray from its core values at times. Tillerson said it was important to “understand the difference between policy and values,” in an address to State Department employees Wednesday. He said that that “America First” means that U.S. national security and economic interests will sometimes override the demand for other countries to adhere to American values. “If we condition too heavily that others must adopt this value that we’ve come to over a long history of our...
  • Turkey Arrests More Than 1,000 In Massive Purge Of Its Police Forces

    04/26/2017 2:11:44 PM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 14 replies
    NPR ^ | April 26, 2017 | Colin Dwyer
    Turkish authorities have launched a massive detention operation, arresting more than 1,000 people nationwide on Wednesday. The Turkish government says the arrests are aimed at supporters of the U.S-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom President Recep Tayyip Erdogan blames for last year's failed coup attempt. And these arrests are by no means the end of the operation. Anadolu Agency, a state-run news service, says the government aims to arrest another 2,000 people. Germany's Deutsche Welle newspaper reports roughly 8,500 police officers undertook raids in all 81 provinces in Turkey
  • Hill Republicans say they're growing frustrated with Mattis (Wants Dems In Positions)

    03/22/2017 6:38:34 PM PDT · by Pinkbell · 38 replies
    Politico ^ | March 22, 2017 | Eli Stokols and Eliana Johnson
    Defense Secretary James Mattis’ unconventional choices for top Pentagon posts and his reluctance to aggressively push for dramatic increases in the defense budget have rankled Republicans on Capitol Hill who say he’s burning through political capital he needs as he begins reshaping the Pentagon. (Snip) But Republican lawmakers and senior congressional aides said in recent interviews they’re running out of patience with Mattis' staffing decisions, which have disappointed Republican members of the Senate Armed Services Committee hoping to see their ideological allies elevated to senior levels in the Defense Department. Others are grumbling about Mattis’ refusal to advocate a bigger...
  • America First – Production and Manufacturing…

    02/23/2017 1:36:18 PM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 38 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | Feb. 23, 2017 | Sundance
    REMINDER – One of the larger hurdles President Trump faces is a need to re-educate an entire generation on a fundamentally new vision of the U.S. economy. A return to a Pro-Main Street, goods-based, manufacturing, technology, innovation and industry driven economic model. Interestingly, many people have referenced a 1991 (25 years old) video of Donald Trump testifying before congress – as evidence of him being tuned in to political consequences of economic activity. The entire video is well worth watching because it gives you insight into a very specific moment in time as they discuss the ‘Reagan era’ 1986 tax...
  • Mexican Government Fear Both Policy and Media Optics During T-Rex and General Kelly Visit…

    02/23/2017 11:27:26 AM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 29 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | Feb. 23, 2017 | Sundance
    The Mexican government is strongly controlling the optics of a visit today by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and DHS Secretary General John Kelly. [An upcoming press conference live stream is embedded below ] Mexico fears the projection of U.S. strength will undermine their position. President Trump is taking a hard-line approach with Mexico’s central policies that have allowed, and in many cases facilitated, vast numbers of economic migrants to travel into the U.S. Trump’s pending policies are going to be weighted heavily on the feedback he receives from T-Rex and General Kelly’s visit.
  • Globalist-Minded Media Fraught Over “Deliberate” and “Well Prepared” Acumen of Secretary T-Rex…

    02/19/2017 5:05:55 PM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 28 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | Feb. 19, 2017 | Sundance
    We are so fortunate Rex Tillerson was willing to take on the role of Secretary of State. T-Rex’s approach is giving the pearl-clutching leftists fits, as outlined in this article by ABC which displays their collective angst. Via ABC) [..] In his first weeks as America’s top diplomat, Tillerson has gone to great lengths to avoid attracting attention, despite a growing perception in Washington that the State Department is being sidelined by a power-centric White House.
  • 12 of the Top Trump Jabs at the Media in His Marathon Press Conference

    02/16/2017 4:27:53 PM PST · by Kaslin · 47 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | February 15, 2017 | Curtis Houck and Scott Whitlock
    On Thursday, President Donald Trump held a marathon press conference, covering a whole host of topics and questions from journalists inside and outside the establishment media.  Both during and afterward, the media meltdowns were palpable. On both social media and television, they lamented the President’s repeated attacks on their negative coverage of his administration and what he deemed to be fake news as a result of their “level of dishonesty” that’s “out of control.” Without any further adieu, here’s the top 12 moments from the nearly-two-hour presser of the President laying into the liberal media.12 of the Top Trump Jabs...
  • Maduro Kicks CNN out of Venezuela for Report on School Food Shortages

    02/13/2017 10:46:30 AM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 43 replies
    PanAmPost ^ | Feb. 13, 2017 | Sabrina Martin
    President Nicolás Maduro has expelled CNN after accusing the international news outlet of “manipulating” information about Venezuela. Maduro said Sunday he wants CNN “outside” Venezuela after he claimed the news channel manipulated information about a student’s complaint regarding the lack of food at school. “Some media like CNN tried to manipulate information,” he said. “They can not manipulate information like that, it’s our affair, of Venezuelans. CNN does not need to put its nose in Venezuela … I want CNN well away from here.”
  • Syria’s President Bashar Assad Admits Terrorist Embeds Within Syrian Refugee Population…

    02/10/2017 9:00:58 AM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 15 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | Feb. 9, 2017 | Sundance
    Investigative reporter Michael Isikoff interviewed Syria’s Bashar al-Assad about the civil war and the ongoing refugee crisis. Isikoff did not expect to hear Assad confirm President Trump’s position that terrorists are embedded within the refugee community. Worth noting, amid the 30,000 foot view of the larger issues, is how accessible Assad is to this western journalist interview. Ask yourselves, why hasn’t the New York Times, or Washington Post interviewed Assad and delivered a similar finding?….
  • U.S. Army Tanks Arrive in Europe With Dead Batteries

    01/26/2017 12:40:05 PM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 66 replies
    Freebeacon ^ | Jan. 25, 2017 | Morgan Chalfant
    U.S. Army tanks recently deployed to Europe arrived at a port in Germany, some of them with dead batteries and without sufficient fuel. The Wall Street Journal reported this week on logistical challenges that the U.S. military faced when sending an armored unit of 4,000 soldiers and 90 tanks to Europe in order to protect NATO member states and deter Russian aggression.
  • 8 of 10 Americans oppose subsidizing international abortions

    01/24/2017 7:58:19 AM PST · by tekrat · 5 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 1/23/2017 | PHILIP WEGMANN
    A majority, 52 percent, identify as "pro-choice," according to  a new pollconducted by Marist College and sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. But an even larger majority, 83 percent oppose subsidizing international abortion. The polling comes on the heels of President Trump's decision to reinstate the Mexico City policy. That executive order prohibits taxpayer dollars from funding any organization working to provide abortion abroad.
  • Is Your Car Made in America? Its Growing More Difficult To Tell

    01/15/2017 3:20:00 PM PST · by RC one · 63 replies
    Auto Blog ^ | Dec 7th 2016 at 2:40PM | Craig Howie
    It used to be pretty obvious which cars, trucks and SUVs were built in the U.S. (Detroit's Big Three of Ford, GM and Chrysler, although Chrysler has since merged with Fiat) and which weren't (everything else). Then in the 1980's the Japanese started building cars here, which made for some interesting arguments about what constituted an 'American' car. But in today's global economy, it's even harder to answer the question: Is your car made in America?Many consumers looking to buy an American-built vehicle have a difficult time identifying one that's assembled here with 100-percent American-built components. That's because it's impossible,...
  • Dem Intel Operative Mike Morell Claims CIA Has Sad Faces: “they won’t spy for us”…

    01/08/2017 1:45:58 PM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 70 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | Jan. 8, 2017 | Sundance
    Over a month ago you might remember seeing various MSM outlets pushing a storyline about a former *interim* CIA Director, Mike Morell, calling Russian interference into the 2016 election: “the political equivalent of 9-11“. Today he claims if Trump doesn’t agree with John Brennan’s political construct to blame Russia for hacking the DNC, well, “spys will no longer spy for us“…
  • (Vanity) Godless media and Democrats, let me tell you something

    01/05/2017 11:23:16 AM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 11 replies
    5 Januray 2017 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    Democrats and the media, you should be tried and imprisoned for treason. You are traitors lying to try and regain power to further your destruction of this country. You LIE and say the Russians interfered in the Presidential elections to the degree that they swayed the results. You have members of Federal agencies (who are beholden to you for their money) to come out and lie and claim Russia played a significant part in all of this and some have said it borders on a "declaration of war". Whatever Russia did may have gained Trump 1,000 votes, but Russia could...