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  • Cheney ‘Secretly Orchestrated’ Former Defense Secretaries To Go After Trump

    05/07/2021 9:00:50 AM PDT · by TrumpianRepublican · 34 replies
    Conservative Brief ^ | 5/7 | Martin Walsh
    Wyoming GOP Rep. Liz Cheney is refusing to back down in her feud with Donald Trump. According to a report, Cheney “secretly orchestrated” an op-ed in the Washington Post from all living former secretaries of defense slamming Trump’s handling of the military in January, according to the New Yorker. A good friend of Cheney's, Eric Edelman, reportedly told the New Yorker that Cheney had personally met with all 10 living former defense secretaries, including Trump’s first defense secretary, Jim Mattis, urging them to participate in the op-ed.
  • Molotov-throwing Lawyer in Brooklyn Was Intern for Soros-funded Anti-Israel Group

    06/13/2020 2:10:04 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 9 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 12 2020 | JOSHUA KLEIN
    One of the two lawyers accused of trying to torch an NYPD cruiser during protests that engulfed Brooklyn over the weekend spent a summer in the West Bank as a fellow and intern with radical Palestinian activist organizations. Two attorneys, Colinford Mattis, 32, and Urooj Rahman, 31, reportedly were caught attempting to distribute homemade molotov cocktail devices to protesters who were clashing with police near the 88th Precinct in Fort . “Rahman attempted to distribute Molotov cocktails to the witness and others so that those individuals could likewise use the incendiary devices in furtherance of more destruction and violence,” a...
  • Jim Mattis: America was 'born with a birth-defect' and it's 'still dealing with the after-effects of it'

    02/01/2021 7:59:00 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 87 replies
    sofrep.com ^ | SOFREP News
    Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, during a panel discussion, said he believed that the country’s education system needed to reemphasize certain principles, including teaching “the good, the bad, the ugly.” During his live-streamed talk with the Office of Strategic Services Society on Thursday, Mattis said he believed that education in the U.S. should not gloss over uncomfortable topics, such as the effects of slavery, which still reverberate in contemporary society. “As I look at the way American history is taught in our public schools, in many of our universities, I’m not sure how much affection I would be building in...
  • Former US Defense Secretary Mattis Suggests Trump Should Face Exile For Capitol Hill Chaos Says Trump should be “left a man without a country.”)

    01/07/2021 1:35:09 PM PST · by amorphous · 123 replies
    Summit News ^ | 7 January 2021 | Paul Watson
    Former US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has suggested that President Trump should face exile in response to some of his supporters storming the Capitol building yesterday. Trump sought to de-escalate the situation by telling protesters to go home during the chaos, but Twitter subsequently deleted his tweets and locked him out of his account. While many are now pushing for Trump to be removed as President under the 25th amendment, Mattis suggested he should be stripped of his citizenship entirely.
  • Ex-GOP senator suggests forming new party, calls Trump 'ringmaster' of Republicans

    01/01/2021 9:19:53 PM PST · by NobleFree · 115 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 01, 2021 | BROOKE SEIPEL
    William Cohen, a former Republican senator from Maine and Defense secretary under former President Clinton, blasted GOP lawmakers challenging the results of the 2020 presidential election in a Thursday interview in which he suggested the formation of a new political party. Cohen made the comments on CNN's "The Situation Room" while discussing Sen. Josh Hawley's (R-Mo.) plans to object during Congress's counting of the Electoral College vote on Wednesday. Cohen called Hawley's actions "shameful" but warned that Republicans are just following President Trump's lead, calling him the party's "ringmaster." "We have to remember that the current occupant of the White...
  • DoD Removes Kissinger, Albright From Policy Board

    11/27/2020 8:15:35 PM PST · by LibertyWoman · 42 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 11/27/2020 | Theodore Bunker
    The Department of Defense has removed several members of its Defense Policy Board, including two former secretaries of state and a former house majority leader, Foreign Policy reports. ... Henry Kissinger, Madeleine Albright, Eric Cantor, David McCormick and Rudy de Leon were among the 11 notable advisers to be removed from the board earlier this week. ''As part of long-considered changes, we can confirm that several members of the Department’s Defense Policy Board have been removed,'' an official said.
  • Mattis didn't disclose ties to China-boosting firm in column slamming Trump's 'America First' policy

    11/26/2020 6:23:36 PM PST · by george76 · 45 replies
    Just the News ^ | November 26, 2020 | Susan Katz Keating
    In an online column denouncing President Trump's "America First" policy that includes measures regarding Beijing, ex-Defense Secretary James Mattis did not disclose his affiliation with an organization that fosters international business deals with communist China. As coauthor with three other writers in a Nov. 23 Foreign Affairs column, Mattis did not mention that he works for the The Cohen Group consulting firm. Nor did he challenge China's tough talk against U.S. policies regarding Taiwan, nor the strict economic retaliation Beijing levied against Australia. Instead, Mattis criticized Trump administration policies toward Beijing. Such policies, touted by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo,...
  • Mattis says he hopes Joe Biden takes 'America First' out of national security strategy

    11/24/2020 2:12:42 AM PST · by USA Conservative · 70 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11.24.2020 | Brooke Singman
    Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said in an op-ed on Monday that he hopes President-elect Joe Biden will take “America First” out of the national security strategy for his incoming administration. Mattis penned the op-ed, titled “Defense in Depth,” for Foreign Affairs with Kori Schake, director of foreign and defense policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute, Jim Ellis, a fellow at the Hoover Institution and former commander of U.S. Strategic Command, and Joe Felter, a fellow at the Hoover Institution. “In January, when President Joe Biden and his national security team begin to reevaluate U.S. foreign policy, we hope...
  • In January, when Biden & his national security team begin to reevaluate US foreign policy, we hope they will quickly revise the national security strategy to eliminate ‘America first’ from its contents," writes Jim Mattis & friends.

    11/23/2020 5:35:53 PM PST · by Bigtigermike · 45 replies
    Why U.S. Security Depends on Alliances—Now More Than Ever. By Kori Schake, Jim Mattis, Jim Ellis, and Joe Felter
  • Happy Birthday (???), Three Amigos

    11/10/2020 4:38:11 AM PST · by Long-lens · 5 replies
    All those with invitations to the 245th birthday celebration of the Marine Corps: one step forward—hut!! Whoa not so fast, Mattis. As you were, Kelly. Allen, you are dismissed . . . and double time it you ridiculous person. My impression, which runs as deep as any I have formed in my long life, is that the vast majority of jarheads take their honor WAY seriously. Yes I have seen some bad apples, and truthfully more than a few, that have cast some tarnish on the EGA. We all have. But never enough to make more than a whit of...
  • Benedict Mattis

    11/07/2020 1:59:32 PM PST · by Long-lens · 30 replies
    I raise my voice as former Marine with 2 RVN tours. This gigantic lowlife, totally anti-American election fraud troubles me to the roots of my being. Can the bad guys (whole lineup) be any more obvious, I ask you? I didn't put my a** on the line (volunteered on both occasions) for the better part of 2 years of my young life, to "protect and defend" a society of reeking corrupt liars and cheats such as we are seeing on full-dress parade now. Personally, the "unkindest cut" may be the treachery (and yes, that is the word, just check the...
  • There is something very wrong with some in the top ranks of America’s military

    09/10/2020 3:27:05 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 75 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Andrea Widburg
    With Bob Woodward’s anti-Trump book about to be published, the media is focusing entirely on the easily debunked claim that Trump mishandled the Wuhan virus by “lying” to the American people. What the media is ignoring, however, is a much more serious claim, which is that former Secretary of Defense General James Mattis plotted to overthrow Trump and his administration. This fact, if true, supports my long-time fear about the damage Obama inflicted on the upper echelons of the Pentagon. *snip* It began to be clear last October that the Obama administration (with some help from Bill Clinton’s presidency) had...
  • AP: Suspect Accused of Sending Ricin Poison to White House Arrested at Canada Border

    09/20/2020 7:09:23 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 36 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9/20/2020 | NATE CHURCH
    Law enforcement officials reportedly informed the Associated Press on Sunday of an arrest related to the ricin poison sent to the White House. An as-yet-unidentified woman was arrested at the Canada border on Sunday, three law enforcement officials told the Associated Press. The woman is suspected to be the sender of a letter intercepted on its way to the White House containing the deadly poison, ricin. The letter was addressed to President Donald Trump. The woman was reportedly arrested by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Peace Bridge border crossing near Buffalo. The letter itself is believed to...
  • Reports: Package sent to Trump contained deadly ricin poison

    09/19/2020 11:06:15 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 37 replies
    americanmilitarynews.com ^ | September 19, 2020 | Ryan Morgan
    This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates as more information becomes available. A package containing the deadly poison ricin addressed to President Donald Trump was intercepted by law enforcement sometime this week, before it was delivered to the president, two law enforcement officials told CNN on Saturday. Two law enforcement officials also told CNBC about the ricin package that was addressed to Trump. According to CNN, two tests were performed on the package, to confirm the presence of the deadly ricin poison, and the FBI, U.S. Secret Service and U.S. Postal Inspection Service are investigating the...
  • President Trump says he wanted to take out Syria's Assad but Mattis opposed it

    09/15/2020 8:59:50 AM PDT · by White Lives Matter · 58 replies
    The Hill ^ | September 15, 2020 | Brett Samuels
    President Trump on Tuesday confirmed a plan was in the works to take out Syrian President Bashar Assad in 2017 and that he was supportive of it, but that former Defense Secretary James Mattis was opposed. The president's disclosure that an assassination operation was discussed came as part of a lengthy diatribe against Mattis, but it confirmed a piece of reporting from 2018 that Trump disputed at the time. “I would've rather taken him out. I had him all set. Mattis didn’t want to do it. Mattis was a highly overrated general," Trump said on "Fox & Friends."
  • Mattis told Coats Trump is 'dangerous,' 'unfit': Woodward book

    09/09/2020 9:38:44 PM PDT · by Anti-Bubba182 · 95 replies
    The Hill ^ | 9-9-20 | TAL AXELROD
    Former Defense Secretary James Mattis told then-Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats that President Trump was “dangerous” and “unfit,” according to excerpts from Bob Woodward’s upcoming book “Rage.” Mattis, who left the White House at the end of 2018 over differences on defense strategy with the president, warned Coats that “there may come a time when we have to take collective action” against Trump, according to excerpts of the Woodward book reported upon by The Washington Post, The Post did not say if Woodward’s book clarified what kind of “collective action” Mattis was referencing.......
  • Bob Woodward: General James Mattis Plotted Overthrow of U.S. Government…

    09/09/2020 7:47:32 PM PDT · by bitt · 107 replies
    CONSERVATIVE TREEHOUSE ^ | 9/9/2020 | SUNDANCE
    According to a pre-release excerpt from the Washington Post Bob Woodward writes about a discussion between General James Mattis and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats about a plot to overthrow the elected government of the United States. […] “Mattis quietly went to Washington National Cathedral to pray about his concern for the nation’s fate under Trump’s command and, according to Woodward, told Coats, “There may come a time when we have to take collective action” since Trump is “dangerous. He’s unfit.” (read more) What do you call a conversation between the Defense Secretary and the head of the U.S....
  • Jim Mattis told Dan Coats “There may come a time when we have to take collective action“ against Trump.

    09/09/2020 2:56:27 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 171 replies
    according to [Bob] Woodward, [Mattis] told Dan Coats, "There may come a time when we have to take collective action" since Trump is "dangerous. He's unfit."
  • White House correspondent Emerald Robinson: “Everybody knows that (Jennifer) Griffin is a NeverTrumper like Chris Wallace.“

    09/06/2020 9:54:59 AM PDT · by rintintin · 64 replies
    Emerald Robinson ^ | Sep 5 2020 | Emerald Robinson, Newsmax (formerly OANN)
    @EmeraldRobinson:: You have to laugh at Jennifer Griffin at FOX claiming that her anonymous sources back up Jeffrey Goldberg's anonymous sources. Everybody knows that Griffin is a NeverTrumper like Chris Wallace.
  • Sarah Palin says 'consider the source' regarding The Atlantic (Losers & Suckers article)

    09/06/2020 10:20:04 AM PDT · by Spirit of Liberty · 26 replies
    Sarah Palin Facebook ^ | 09/06/2020 | Spirit of Liberty
    The Atlantic holds a special place in my heart. After years bloodied in the media meat grinder - but still resolutely standing - my thoughts on this week’s “news” to consider, considering the source: 1) Never, EVER trust anonymous sources. If someone doesn’t have the cojones to go “on the record” or provide hard facts, good chance they’re flat out lying. Cowards. 2) The Atlantic is the rag that led and pushed fake news that Trig is not actually my son. Deluded with their claim that I faked my pregnancy for political gain, this clan was obsessed with obtaining my...