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  • Border Security is Crucial for National Security

    11/24/2020 6:15:18 AM PST · by WTanner1776 · 3 replies
    Gen Z Conservative ^ | 6/08/2019 | Gen Z
    With the migrant crisis reaching epic proportions, the issue of illegal immigration has been thrust back into the limelight. Due to the increasingly high-profile nature of this issue, I think it is an important one for the West to examine through criminal justice, national security, and economic lenses. As I discussed in a recent article about armed gang members on the border, the border is growing more dangerous and chaotic by the day. For that reason, border security is crucial for national security. As Ronald Reagan once said, “a nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.” History...
  • Biden names John Kerry as 'climate czar' in new administration

    11/23/2020 10:20:48 AM PST · by conservative98 · 93 replies
    The HIll ^ | 11/23/20 | REBECCA BEITSCH
    President-elect Joe Biden on Monday named former Secretary of State John Kerry as special envoy to lead his administration’s efforts to fight climate change. Kerry will be the “climate czar” for the incoming administration, coordinating programs that are expected to stretch across multiple agencies while leading efforts at a White House that may need to look for avenues beyond Congress to advance climate priorities. “America will soon have a government that treats the climate crisis as the urgent national security threat it is. I'm proud to partner with the president-elect, our allies, and the young leaders of the climate movement...
  • Americans Voted To End War In Syria, But This Unelected Bureaucrat Lied To Overrule Them

    11/18/2020 1:04:02 PM PST · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    The Federalist ^ | November 18, 2020 | Willis L. Krumholz
    One factor in a bunch of Americans opting for Donald Trump in 2016 was his promise not to start a new war in the Middle East — but the D.C. establishment secretly kept troops in Syria, and lied about it to the president.Defense One, a subsidiary of The Atlantic, came out with a story last week about a man named Jim Jeffrey. If you haven’t heard of him, don’t feel bad, but he’s pretty important in Washington, D.C. Under his fancy title, he’s been appointed to oversee the U.S. fight against ISIS and what are supposed to be the limited...
  • Mika: 'Law Enforcement' Should 'Come After' Trump to Stop Him from Selling Secrets

    11/12/2020 7:39:20 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 33 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Does the liberal media's bloodlust for President Trump know no bounds? Apparently, it's not enough to defeat him. Now, the MSM hounds are baying for "law enforcement" to "come after him." On Morning Joe, Mika Brzezinski normally leaves the more brutal bludgeoning of President Trump to her co-host husband Joe Scarborough. But this morning, it was Mika going most angrily on the attack. Brzezinski claimed that upon leaving office President Trump will "abuse information" that he obtained in office for his "financial gain." Then, her voice turning arch, Brzezinski added this: "That is, unless, Willie, certain sections of law enforcement...
  • ODNI: No National Security Info for Biden Until Win Confirmed

    11/11/2020 12:16:44 PM PST · by conservative98 · 11 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Wednesday, 11 November 2020 07:30 AM | Sandy Fitzgerald
    Joe Biden is not getting top-level national security information until the General Services Administration ascertains that he officially defeated President Donald Trump, the office of Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe has confirmed. "ODNI follows the statutory direction provided in the Presidential Transition Act, which requires ascertainment of the candidate by the administrator of GSA prior to supporting a potential presidential transition," Ratcliffe's office said in a statement to NBC News Tuesday. "ODNI would not have contact with any transition team until notified by the GSA administrator." GSA chief Emily Murphy still has not signed the office's letter of ascertainment,...
  • EXCLUSIVE: National security nightmare of Hunter Biden's abandoned laptop containing phone numbers for the Clintons, Secret Service officers and most of the Obama cabinet plus his sex and drug addictions - all secured by the password Hunter02

    10/31/2020 7:38:56 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 8 replies
    The son of the man expected by many to be America's next President abandoned a laptop containing a treasure trove of top-secret material, including his father's private emails and mobile phone numbers, The Mail on Sunday can reveal. In an astonishing lapse, Hunter Biden chose to protect his MacBook Pro computer – crammed with what an IT expert last night described as a 'national security nightmare' and 'classic blackmail material' – with a single, simple password: Hunter02. Remarkably, the 50-year-old businessman and self-confessed drug addict took the machine to a back-street IT store in Delaware in April 2019 to get...
  • Hunter Biden alleged sex tape and images uploaded on Bannon-connected Chinese website

    10/24/2020 8:24:57 PM PDT · by Bell407Pilot · 178 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 10/24/20 | Examiner Staff
    Multiple videos and images purportedly showing Hunter Biden engaging in sexual acts with several women and using drugs were uploaded on a Chinese digital video platform Saturday evening. The videos and images appear to be uploaded by a single user on GTV, with many of the photos seemingly from a third-party laptop. GTV, a subsidiary of GTV Media Group, was founded in April 2020 by Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui and Steve Bannon, a former senior adviser to President Trump. “U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden is 100% controlled by the Chinese Communist Party as one of the most successful political instances...
  • Breaking: Trump To Press Biden On Hunter Biden Email Stories If Debate Moderator Doesn't

    10/19/2020 9:55:16 AM PDT · by White Lives Matter · 79 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 19, 2020 | Tyler Olson
    Trump campaign adviser Jason Miller said on Monday that in this week's debate the president will bring up allegations that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden met with a Ukrainian business associate of his son, Hunter, as reported by the New York Post last week based on emails allegedly coming from the hard drive of a laptop that once purportedly belonged to Hunter Biden.
  • Jeb Bush: put every area of America on high-speed internet

    10/10/2020 8:08:58 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 50 replies
    Jeb Bush Twitter ^ | October 2, 2020 | Jeb!
    Imagine if we could put every area of America on an even playing field when it comes to high-speed internet.— Jeb Bush (@JebBush) October 2, 2020 Today’s internet is as critical—if not more so—to our nation’s economy and security as roads and highways were in Eisenhower’s time.— Slate (@Slate) October 2, 2020
  • The American People Need To Know What Joe Biden Knows About His Family’s Profits From China

    10/05/2020 11:35:24 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    The Federalist ^ | October 5, 2020 | Ben Weingarten
    Disturbing questions emerge from a joint Senate report on the Biden family’s dealings with America’s greatest adversary. Given the grave threat posed by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), especially near an election and in an era in which fears of foreign influence are at an all-time high, one might think revelations about the family of Democratic nominee Joe Biden cashing in on Communist China while he was vice president might be a “big [expletive] deal,” in the cellar-dwelling candidate’s words.Yet the media and political class have completely blacked out these newly released facts. This was on display during the first...
  • Trump Issues Fresh Rare Earth Mining Executive Order

    09/30/2020 9:59:07 PM PDT · by blueplum · 20 replies
    OAN ^ | 30 Sep 2020 | Writing by Makini Brice; Editing by Sandra Maler
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered his Cabinet secretaries to look into the country’s reliance on rare earths in his latest bid to end China’s dominance of the industry. The move could lead to tariffs, quotas or other possible import restrictions, according to an executive order released on Wednesday.
  • Nationwide Reports of Brief 911 System Outages, Cause Not Immediately Clear; Law enforcement in multiple cities and counties in at least four states tweeted their emergency number was down for about an hour

    09/28/2020 8:40:05 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    NBC New York ^ | 09/28/2020
    Law enforcement agencies across the country reported brief outages of their 911 systems Monday night, and it was not immediately clear if there was a connection with a major Microsoft system outage. Law enforcement agencies around the country, from Nevada to Pennsylvania and Arizona to Minnesota, tweeted that their 911 systems were down beginning sometime after 7 p.m. ET. Multiple reports indicated outages throughout Delaware and Ohio as well. By 8:15 p.m., many of those departments reported that their services had come back online. Others were still recommending that people call local department numbers instead of the emergency line. The...
  • The Mysterious Case of the Missing 250-Ton Chinese Power Transformer

    09/23/2020 6:07:40 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 45 replies
    Vice ^ | bCynthia Brumfield
    In May, the Trump administration seized a 250-ton, $3 million Chinese high-voltage transformer that was on its way to Colorado. The manufacturer of the high-voltage 500,000-pound transformer was Chinese company JiangSu HuaPeng Transformer Co., Ltd., or JSHP, which shipped the transformer from Shanghai to the Port of Houston in August 2019. JSHP’s North American representative Jim Cai told Motherboard his company planned to spend a couple of hundred thousand dollars to transport the high-grade steel using a particular kind of railroad car to WAPA’s Ault substation in Colorado, where JSHP would then install it. Like all electric substations, the Ault...
  • Schweizer: Biden Relationship with China ‘Has Very Real National Security Implications’

    09/06/2020 5:39:25 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 24 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6 Sep 2020 | Jeff Poor
    During an interview on Fox News Channel’s “Watters’ World,” Breitbart News senior contributor and Government Accountability Institute President Peter Schweizer, discussed his forthcoming documentary, “Riding the Dragon: Uncovering the Bidens’ Chinese Secrets.” Schweizer laid out Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s ties to Communist China, which he warned could have national security implications for the United States. Transcript as follows: WATTERS: One of the biggest bombshells involves one of Hunter’s partners trying to steal US secrets, and Hunter himself bypassing laws that benefited the Chinese military. Joining me now with an inside look at “Riding the Dragon: Uncovering the Biden’s Chinese...
  • Iran Was Paying Bounties On US Troops In Afghanistan. Trump Killed The Man Responsible

    08/17/2020 9:20:44 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    The Federalist ^ | August 17, 2020 | Tristan Justice
    U.S. intelligence agencies reported Monday that the Iranian regime paid bounties to a Taliban-backed Haqqani terrorist network to execute at least six attacks on U.S. military installations in Afghanistan, according to CNN. The intelligence community identified the link between Iran and the terrorist group in December after an attack on the Bagram Air Force Base killed two civilians and injured more than 70 others, CNN reported. Two Trump administration officials speaking to CNN said the bounties were the catalyst for the White House decision to take out Iranian Quds Force General Qasem Soleimani by drone in January ,who Trump suggested...
  • Chinese-born Yu Meng, Who Invested California Public Employees’ Retirement Funds in Blacklisted Chinese Military Suppliers, Suddenly Resigns

    08/10/2020 3:19:01 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 9 replies
    RedState ^ | August 6, 2020 | Jennifer Van Laar
    In March 2020, just weeks before California Gov. Gavin Newsom was “negotiating” a $1 billion mask deal with a Chinese company, National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien announced that the Trump administration was “looking at” investments in blacklisted Chinese military companies by the state’s public employees retirement system, known as CalPERS. There were also questions about the relationship between CalPERS’ Chief Investment Officer, Chinese-born U.S. citizen Yu Meng, and the Chinese Communist Party. CalPERS executives vigorously defended Meng, even posting a long defense of their investments in China on their website, but Meng suddenly stepped down Wednesday, effective immediately. In a...
  • Websites Crash Worldwide as Cloudflare Suffers Outage

    07/17/2020 6:11:55 PM PDT · by Drastic · 8 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7-17-20 | Lucas Nolan
    Cloudflare, a web infrastructure provider and content delivery network, is reportedly suffering outages resulting in major websites crashing across the internet. Multiple websites crashed worldwide today as one of the web’s most important infrastructure providers and content delivery networks, Cloudflare, suffered an outage. Cloudflare provides DNS and CDN services and powers approximately “40% of the internet.” The Cloudflare system status page stated that “the issue has been identified and a fix is being implemented.” The issue is reportedly related to the Cloudflare Resolver in the company’s edge network in certain locations. The outage struck at quite a few Cloudflare data...
  • U.S. to Restrict Visas for Employees of Chinese Tech Firms

    07/16/2020 12:56:06 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 5 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | July 15, 2020 | Adam Kredo
    The Trump administration on Wednesday imposed new visa restrictions on employees of Chinese state-controlled tech firms, including tech giant Huawei, which the United States accuses of serving as a spy tool for the communist regime. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the restrictions would impact employees of Chinese technology firms that "provide material support to regimes engaging in human rights abuses globally." The measure will prevent certain employees of the company from traveling to the United States. "Telecommunications companies around the world should consider themselves on notice: If they are doing business with Huawei, they are doing business with human...
  • He's Back! Trump taps Sebastian Gorka, former adviser, for the National Security Education Board

    07/15/2020 8:50:53 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 46 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 07/15/2020 | Andrew Blake
    President Trump has chosen Sebastian Gorka, his former deputy assistant and strategist, to fill a seat on the National Security Education Board, the White House announced Tuesday. The White House said in a press release that Mr. Trump intends to nominate Mr. Gorka to a four-year term on the board that oversees the National Security Education Program, a federal initiative that awards scholarships and fellowships to U.S. students considering careers in national security and grants to American institutions where they are enrolled. “I am deeply honored by this appointment, which shows just how seriously the President takes his responsibility as...
  • Fifty Former Failed Obama Administration Foreign Policy “Experts” Form Think-Tank To Unite Against

    05/13/2018 10:34:49 AM PDT · by bitt · 78 replies
    This is just too rich. Seriously. From the insufferable Iran deal… to the appeasement “Russian Reset”… to the Libya fiasco… to the rise of ISIS… to installing the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt… to the explosion of terrorism in Yemen… to civil war in Syria… to the crisis in Ukraine… to the 2010 State Department apology tour (WikiLeaks cables scandal)… to their inability to stop North Korean nuclear ambitions and the rise of China as an influential power… there were/are zero foreign policy successes in eight years of the Obama administration. There was not a single Obama foreign policy initiative that...