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  • France and the Media During the Jihadist War

    12/14/2018 1:10:43 PM PST · by detective · 6 replies
    Front Page ^ | December 13, 2018 | Howard Rotberg
    It is safe to say that there are now two main fronts in what we need to term the Islamist War Against the West. The first has been for many years now the Western liberal democracy of Israel surrounded by genocidal neighbors; the second is France, followed closely by other European countries, Australia, and America. During the week of December 11th, 2018, two sad things happened and this essay shall attempt to enlighten by placing them together. The first is the recent terrorist attack in Strasbourg France, and the second is the signing by most of the world (with the...
  • Silence Greets Iran Ballistic Missile Launch

    12/07/2018 6:06:35 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 26 replies
    NY Sun ^ | December 7, 2018 | By BENNY AVNI
    Iran on Saturday launched a ballistic missile that can deliver nukes — and the near-complete silence of the press aside, it’s a big deal. The latest test disclosed, once more, the flaws in the Iranian nuclear deal and the confusion of our European allies, who are alarmed by the mullahs’ behavior but fear losing the deal that enables it. “The Iranian regime has just test-fired a medium range ballistic missile that’s capable of carrying multiple warheads,” Secretary of State Pompeo tweeted Sunday, adding: “This test violates UNSCR 2231” — the United Nations Security Council resolution that made the nuclear deal...
  • U.S. fails to win enough support at U.N. to condemn Hamas

    12/06/2018 7:17:44 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 39 replies
    Al-Reuters ^ | December 6, 2018 6:47 PM | Michelle Nichols
    A U.S. attempt to get the United Nations to condemn violence by Palestinian militant group Hamas for the first time failed on Thursday because the draft resolution fell short of votes needed in the General Assembly. The resolution required two-thirds support and while Assembly resolutions are non-binding, they can carry political weight. The U.S. text received 87 votes in favor, 58 against, 32 abstentions and 16 countries did not vote. In an earlier procedural move requested by Kuwait, the 193-member body narrowly voted to require two-thirds support and not a simple majority for adoption of the draft resolution. Outgoing U.S....
  • Trump is considering this former Senate candidate to replace Nikki Haley at the UN: report

    11/26/2018 8:25:52 PM PST · by TBP · 38 replies
    The Blaze ^ | November 26, 2018 | Aaron Colen
    With Nikki Haley stepping down as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations at the end of the year, President Donald Trump is reportedly considering former Michigan Senate candidate and Iraq War veteran John James to fill the post, according to Bloomberg. Haley surprisingly announced her resignation in early October, possibly to pursue greater income opportunities in the private sector. Trump praised Haley’s service at the time, and said there were “many names” of potential replacements to consider. Who is John James? James ran for Senate in Michigan, losing 52 percent to 46 percent against Democratic incumbent Sen. Debbie Stabenow....
  • Russia made its move — and Trump blinked

    11/26/2018 7:23:38 PM PST · by TBP · 84 replies
    New York Post ^ | November 26, 2018 | Benny Avni
    Russia over the weekend mounted its most serious aggression against Ukraine since President Trump took office, and America punted. Trump’s outgoing ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, described the chain of events that led to the current standoff at the Black Sea as an “outrageous violation of sovereign Ukrainian territory.” She vowed that Washington and its friends would stand with Kiev. So what’s the plan? “It is our expectation that our European partners will lead this effort through the Normandy Four format,” Haley said, referring to a toothless Barack Obama-era gabfest that has mostly served to legitimize Moscow’s illegal...
  • Hillary Clinton: Europe must curb immigration to stop rightwing populists

    11/22/2018 9:04:32 AM PST · by rktman · 44 replies
    theguardian.com ^ | 11/22/2018 | Patrick Wintour
    Europe must get a handle on immigration to combat a growing threat from rightwing populists, Hillary Clinton has said, calling on the continent’s leaders to send out a stronger signal showing they are “not going to be able to continue provide refuge and support”. In an interview with the Guardian, the former Democratic presidential candidate praised the generosity shown by the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, but suggested immigration was inflaming voters and contributed to the election of Donald Trump and Britain’s vote to leave the EU. “I think Europe needs to get a handle on migration because that is what...
  • Trump offers Heather Nauert UN ambassador job, source says

    11/01/2018 11:43:46 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 59 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 1, 2018 | John Roberts, Alex Pappas
    President Trump has offered State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert the role of U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, a senior administration official told Fox News. It is not clear yet is whether she has accepted the offer to replace the outgoing Nikki Haley as ambassador.
  • State Dept. spokesperson Heather Nauert top pick to replace Nikki Haley

    10/30/2018 8:57:51 AM PDT · by McGruff · 36 replies
    One America News ^ | Oct. 30, 2018
    State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert is reportedly under consideration to replace Nikki Haley as United Nations ambassador. According to reports released on Monday, Nauert is a leading contender to fill the position. Heather Nauert is a former Fox News anchor. (AP/Photo) This comes after several other names were floated including U.S. ambassador to France Jamie McCourt. Nauert was named State Department spokesperson last year.
  • How About Nikki Haley for Speaker? The Constitution Allows the House to Select a Non-Member

    10/29/2018 8:42:57 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 97 replies
    National Review ^ | 10/29/2018 | John Fund
    Republicans, independents, and even many Democrats approve of her, and the Constitution allows the House to select a non-member . . . Next month’s election could deliver a close enough result that it will be very difficult for the House of Representatives to organize itself and elect a speaker. If the House deadlocks, the Constitution allows the body to select a non-member to serve as speaker and run the place. It’s never happened before, but at the beginning of this century, few thought figures such as Barack Obama or Donald Trump could ever be elected president. On Capitol Hill, there...
  • This chart shows how everything has changed since Trump became president

    10/21/2018 3:05:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    CNBC ^ | October 21, 2018 | Jeff Cox
    Since Donald Trump won the presidency, he has presided over both one the most tumultuous political times in recent memory, as well as the best economy the country has seen since well before the financial crisis. Consumer and small business confidence is up — but so are both the national debt and budget deficit. The chart below, using mostly data compiled by Goldman Sachs, quantifies just how much things changed from the days just before the election in November 2016 through September 2018. Of course, the stock market has weakened in October, which has been its historically most volatile month....
  • On the Meaning of “Natural Born Citizen”

    10/20/2018 1:57:10 PM PDT · by Jack Black · 200 replies
    Harvard Law Review ^ | MAR 11, 2015 | Neal Katyal & Paul Clement
    PDF We have both had the privilege of heading the Office of the Solicitor General during different administrations. We may have different ideas about the ideal candidate in the next presidential election, but we agree on one important principle: voters should be able to choose from all constitutionally eligible candidates, free from spurious arguments that a U.S. citizen at birth is somehow not constitutionally eligible to serve as President simply because he was delivered at a hospital abroad. The Constitution directly addresses the minimum qualifications necessary to serve as President. In addition to requiring thirty-five years of age and fourteen...
  • Nikki Haley Takes a Swipe at Elizabeth Warren for Being a Fake Indian

    10/19/2018 9:08:07 AM PDT · by rktman · 23 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 10/19/2018 | Katie Pavlich
    UN Ambassador Nikki Haley, whose parents immigrated to the United States from India, took a swipe at Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren during a speech Thursday night. "I get it. You wanted an Indian woman, but Elizabeth Warren failed her DNA test," Haley said in jest at the annual Al Smith Dinner, where speakers are known for roasts. "Actually, when the President found out that I was Indian-American, he asked if I was from the same tribe as Elizabeth Warren." Haley also poked fun at herself, took on convicted felon Paul Manafort and lamented being a conservative in New York City....
  • Nikki Haley Jokes About Donald Trump at Al Smith Dinner...

    10/18/2018 10:46:42 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 81 replies
    news weak ^ | 10/18/18 at 9:49 PM | Nicole Goodkind
    "Two years ago Trump was here and made some waves with his remarks so last year you went with Paul Ryan who’s a boy scout and that’s fine but a little boring," she said. "So this year you wanted to spice things up again. I get it, you wanted an Indian woman but Elizabeth Warren failed her DNA test...Actually, when the president found out I was Indian-American he asked me if I was the same tribe as Elizabeth Warren." … While the former South Carolina governor insisted that she would not be running for president in 2020, speculation mounted that...
  • U.S. envoy Haley: Palestine is not any state at all

    10/17/2018 7:24:46 PM PDT · by SJackson · 13 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | October 17, 2018 | Tovah Lazaroff
    “The Palestinians are not a UN Member State or any state at all. The United States will continually point that out in our remarks at UN events led by the Palestinians,” Haley said. The United States does not recognize Palestine as a state, its envoys said on Tuesday as they opposed United Nations General Assembly move to enhance the stature of the Palestinian Authority. “The Palestinians are not a UN Member State or any state at all. The United States will continually point that out in our remarks at UN events led by the Palestinians,” US Ambassador to the United...
  • 'Anti-racism' rally in Berlin calls for destruction of Israel

    10/17/2018 4:12:48 PM PDT · by SJackson · 16 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | October 16, 2018 | Benjamin Weinthal
    Demonstrators at the march hoisted symbols in support of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. BERLIN – A march estimated by police to have included 100,000 demonstrators took place in Germany’s capital on Saturday to protest right-wing extremism. Speakers urged the obliteration of the Jewish state and support for the BDS campaign against Israel. The Jerusalem Post reviewed a video showing two speakers who called for the “liberation of all of Palestine 48” and “We must take a stand and boycott Israel. BDS.” The slogan to “liberate all of Palestine” refers to the founding of the Jewish state...
  • Nikki Haley hinted to China that ‘unpredictable’ Trump could invade North Korea: Report

    10/17/2018 3:25:58 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | October 17, 2018 | Joel Gehrke
    Ambassador Nikki Haley used the threat of a U.S. invasion of North Korea to secure a new round of sanctions against the regime last year, according to a new report. Harper’s Magazine reported that Haley raised the possibility of a U.S. invasion by telling a Chinese diplomat, “My boss is kind of unpredictable, and I don’t know what he’ll do." Haley recalled making those comments during remarks at a small gathering of people at the Council for National Policy, and as part of her effort to discourage China from vetoing additional oil sanctions on North Korea last September, following the...
  • 'Everything that was struck was destroyed'

    10/17/2018 11:13:59 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 10 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 17/10/18
    Major General Herzi Halevi, the Commanding Officer of the IDF Southern Command, slammed the Hamas terrorist organization following the rocket attack on Be'er Sheva early Wednesday morning. "Hamas pretends to govern in Gaza, and tells the Gazan population that it seeks to improve their lives. However, in reality, Hamas specializes in riots at the border fence and in using explosive devices, incendiary and explosive balloons, and, as we saw last night, rockets," Gen. Halevi said in a statement. "Hamas worsens the lives of ordinary Gazans and last night took actions which forced us to strike a range of weapon production...
  • Nikki Haley blasts China, calls government 'straight out of George Orwell'

    10/16/2018 6:00:01 AM PDT · by LoicW · 10 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/15/18 | Lucas Tomlinson
    U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley accused China of persecuting religious and ethnic minorities on a massive scale Monday in her first public remarks since announcing she would leave office last week. "It is the largest internment of civilians in the world today," Haley said in keynote remarks at the Chiefs of Defense Conference Dinner in Washington. "It may be the largest since World War II." The former South Carolina governor was particularly critical of Beijing's crackdown on Uighur and other Muslim minorities in China's northwest, which she described as being "straight out of George Orwell."
  • UN General Assembly Elects More Brutal Regimes to Join Sham Human Rights Council

    10/15/2018 6:00:29 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/15/18 | Joseph Klein
    “A ‘rigged’ election with no competition” Double standards may not be enough to describe what has become of the United Nations. In some ways, it has no standards at all. This was demonstrated very clearly by last week’s UN General Assembly vote for new members to join the inaptly named Human Rights Council.
  • A dark horse in the race for Nikki Haley’s UN job

    10/13/2018 5:42:11 PM PDT · by TBP · 12 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 12, 2017 | Benny Avni
    Since this week’s surprise announcement that Nikki Haley would depart by year’s end, everyone wants to know who’ll replace America’s UN ambassador — who was first dismissed, then hated, then feared and eventually appreciated, heck, even loved (at least by some). The answer, obviously, is up to the never-predictable President Trump, so most names bandied about are speculative, with many driven by wishful thinking. So here’s a wish: Christopher Burnham. Never heard of him? You may soon. Back in 2005-2006, then-Undersecretary General for Management Burnham, a former Connecticut comptroller and State Department official, was the highest American at the UN...