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Revolution and Worse to Come
National Review Online, by Victor Davis Hanson

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 4/25/2018 4:34:49 AM

On the domestic and foreign fronts, the Trump administration has prompted economic growth and restored U.S. deterrence. Polls show increased consumer confidence, and in some, Trump himself has gained ground. Yet good news is bad news to the Resistance and its strange continued efforts to stop an elected president in a way it failed to do in the 2016 election. Indeed, the aim of the so-called Resistance to Donald J. Trump is ending Trump’s presidency by any means necessary before the 2020 election. Or, barring that, it seeks to so delegitimize him that he becomes presidentially impotent. It has been only

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: pchristopher, 4/25/2018 5:19:22 AM     (No. 11612835)

Calling it scary is a bit of an understatement. If the Commucrat Left doesn´t get what it wants...maybe in 2018, definitely in 2020...are they going to completely lose what´s left of their pea-brains, forget about protests and signs and vagina hats and begin an overt armed assault on the Right? Don´t say it can´t happen here because, for example, I dare say that little Nazis like David Hogg would be more than willing to shoot you to deprive you of your 2nd Amendment rights if they don´t get the politicians to do it. But that´s just one issue; there´re many more for them to lose their minds and become violent over.

Load up...scary is just how it begins.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bradcro, 4/25/2018 5:58:34 AM     (No. 11612847)

No way.They are afraid of guns. Pussy hats are their weapon.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Nephilim, 4/25/2018 5:59:45 AM     (No. 11612848)

We are past scary. How quickly we have forgotten Bernie Sander’s campaign worker James Hodgkinson’s final solution on what to do with the election outcome. Shooting to kill Republican congressmen and staff on a baseball field.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: lakerman1, 4/25/2018 6:50:36 AM     (No. 11612881)

Well written and well reasoned.
We may have reached a tipping point in American politics that is sad. Rational discourse is disappearing.
Policy differences are magnified to positions of mortal combat.
I have no easy answers for reversing the mess, except one.
Congress has the authority under the U.S. constitution to define the parameters of the federal courts. It is time to limit those courts in their jurisdiction. There are too many lawsuits being filed against the president, on matters that belong exclusivewly to the president.p

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Reply 5 - Posted by: TCloud, 4/25/2018 7:00:11 AM     (No. 11612889)

Easy stuff. Either go with DNC 3rd World Policies or stay with FIRST WORLD MAGA! There!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Rinktum, 4/25/2018 7:00:20 AM     (No. 11612890)

FTA: “We are entering revolutionary times. The law is no longer equally applied. The media are the ministry of truth. The Democratic party is a revolutionary force. And it is all getting scary.”

When VDH makes this kind of statement, it is time to pay attention. He sees what many of us fear will be the next step. As a country we cannot go on like this. Due to the fact that the Republican leadership has failed to strongly support this President, we are witnessing a disturbing reality. Because there has been no pushback against the insanity that has gripped the left, they feel empowered to ramp up their efforts. When our leaders failed to call out this horrific behavior and rhetoric, the left doubled-down and have become totally unhinged.

The cowards who were secretly hoping that the left would be successful and rid them of the thorn in their establishment Swamp loving sides, made it a point to distance themselves or join the chorus proclaiming the President unfit. However, much to their dismay, the American people see right through their perfidy. Their support is firmly rooted in the President’s agenda and will remain there. In fact, we Deplorables have had enough and I believe if push came to shove, there would be an overwhelming show of support for the President. Never underestimate the power of righteous indignation. As it becomes more clear that the powers that be are willing to nullify our sacred right to vote for the candidate of our choice, patriots all over this great country are ready to stand and support this President whatever that entails. We have had enough.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: paperpuncher, 4/25/2018 7:11:02 AM     (No. 11612904)

#2, please note nearly all assassinations and assassination attempts in this country since Lincoln have been by leftists (or nut jobs). It is hard to tell the difference.

Do not think for a minute they would not use firearms to kill you. They will use any means to get to their utopia. The only good thing is they are lousy shots.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: planetgeo, 4/25/2018 7:39:02 AM     (No. 11612933)

Democrats have always been closet socialists. The difference now is that they feel they are close enough to seizing complete power that they can come out of the closet and go full communist. That is exactly why the surprise election of Trump sent them into such a frenzy. They had everything in their grasp...the media, the universities, the FBI/DOJ/CIA, and much of the court system...and needing only the presidency to finish the job.

And then along came Trump. The fact he has been able to outsmart their every illegal effort to oust him only further enrages them.

Since the cowardly Republicans are quietly complicit in the Democrats´efforts, it´s absolutely critical that we the people support him and loudly continue to voice our support. It is no exaggeration to say that President Trump is the only thing keeping this country from a full communist takeover. Those of us who have actually escaped from communist countries know what we are talking about. Those midnight raids by the FBI are frightening reminders of the hell we left.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: GW_Rider, 4/25/2018 7:51:58 AM     (No. 11612951)

The Constitution is only a piece of paper if no one agrees to respect it. The election of President Trump has caused all the poisons in the mud to hatch out. Prepare for the worst and organize.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: strike3, 4/25/2018 7:55:16 AM     (No. 11612955)

At the risk of sounding as crazy as the loony left, maybe a good violent confrontation is what we need to silence them. They are loud and incessant but their numbers are exaggerated by the media. We are not legally permitted to shoot them now unless they try to enter our homes but if they try to attack an entire community with firearms they will be met with extreme resistance in most areas of this country. Real Americans are very tolerant and forgiving but this riff raff has gone far enough. We will not let them remove this president, whatever it takes to stop them. The law no longer has the clout and respect that it once did. Go ahead, make our day.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: congar, 4/25/2018 8:01:31 AM     (No. 11612965)

The Democrat Party and their followers more resemble a drunken fraternity party than a sane political party. I suppose it gets worse from here.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 4/25/2018 8:02:10 AM     (No. 11612966)

I don´t fear the leftist jerk weeds.
The cowards even if armed (which I doubt because they hate guns) will remain in their safe havens of liberal cities and university campuses. I don´t believe there would be a large armed push into the ´country side´ like the French Resistance of WWII. A liberal in my hometown might verbally attack but to physically attack someone knowing that they might be shot by a legally armed citizen. The left will continue with vulgarities, pink hats and clever signs but know they will all meet their demise in an armed conflict and the cowards on the left will remain in ´safe spaces´.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: BeatleJeff, 4/25/2018 8:02:58 AM     (No. 11612968)

When the Revolution comes, the end will be ugly but quick, because one side has three trillion rounds of ammo and the other is confused about which bathroom to use.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Clinger, 4/25/2018 8:08:05 AM     (No. 11612972)

The socialists have a segment of support willing to be violent. This has been well demonstrated by the Antifa mob that shows up with bats and riot gear every time two "white supremacist" wack jobs get a permit to have a picnic on the village green.

They are also willing to unleash the violence embodied in the ATF, FBI, as well as other recently armed agencies of the government.

Look at Waco and Katrina. And don´t doubt Obama´s success at reconfiguring the armed forces leadership. That said, I still think that right now, if it became open rebellion, much of the military will stand for the constitution supporters.

Take the government entities out of the equation and stack up the violent left against the rest of us and we´ll erase them easily. That´s because good common nonviolent armed people will resort to violence to save the country.

"The beginning of a revolution is in reality the end of a belief."---
Gustave Le Bon

This has been in the works for quite some time as the belief in our founding and the values that it represented have been under attack. I am of the belief that this has been the execution of a deliberate plan executed by American communists, not simply some natural evolutionary process called progress.

Is it just me or is VDH getting a bit edgier?

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Reply 15 - Posted by: curious1, 4/25/2018 8:15:39 AM     (No. 11612982)

In the aftermath of such miscalculation by leftists, no registered demoncrat or descendant for 12 generations should be allowed to vote, hold any office, teach at any level, be in the media in any way or form, al all possessions beyond poverty level be confiscated, unless they elect to self-exile and then just 4 times poverty level.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: gone2pot, 4/25/2018 8:30:53 AM     (No. 11613002)

FTA:We are entering revolutionary times. The law is no longer equally applied. The media are the ministry of truth. The Democratic party is a revolutionary force. And it is all getting scary.

VDH, I think we´ve gone well past "entering" because there are only eleven (I still think the real number is two) out of 535 in Congress who are NOT among the ranks of the revolutionaries, with the GOP aiding and abetting by doing nothing or worse, actively and openly helping to illegally remove Trump from office. Let´s not forget the men in black, one of whom just ignored separation of powers usurping the executive branch upon himself to dictate exactly what the executive branch will do. The judge, who should be impeached immediately by the Congress, will instead be able to use his own treasonous acts as a means of getting Trump impeached should the Marxists take over in 2018, 2020 or 2022. That in and of itself indicates we´re WAY beyond mere "entering." We´re well past the black hole´s event horizon.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: jeffkinnh, 4/25/2018 8:31:47 AM     (No. 11613005)

"As the Resistance goes from one ploy to the next, it ignores its string of failed prior efforts"

This could be the definition of liberalism. It has and is destroying countries yet supporters keep returning to it insisting NEXT TIME it will work. Critics point out that it´s fatal flaws will prevent it from EVER working but the liberals blissfully carry on.

"Now the FBI is reduced to raiding Trump’s lawyer in an effort to root out the real story on Stormy Daniels"

Can you imagine what would have happened if the FBI raided Monica Lewinsky´s house to search for her blue dress?

"they have discredited the very notion of a Washington intelligence elite"

Government intelligence, an oxymoron.

"writers have long ago run out of superlatives"

You have to wonder, once you walk around with pink P**** hats, how much further can you devolve?

"it is all getting scary"

It is nearing the time that patriots may find it necessary to stand up outside the "safe" channels of government to refresh our republic and our freedoms.



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Reply 18 - Posted by: kate318, 4/25/2018 8:55:05 AM     (No. 11613037)

Yes, the left (for the most part) hates guns. But, they hate us more. Their hatred will help them get over their fears.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: arkfamily, 4/25/2018 8:56:21 AM     (No. 11613041)

When it comes right down to it, Democrats/liberals/rinos want our taxpayer money so they can spend it on what they want or who they want. They don´t want any resistance from conservatives or true Republicans. They want to define everything and it will be loosely defined so that no structure will be in place. As a result, chaos and confusion will result.

Throw in some guilt like this whole "reparation" tactic and we will be made to feel like we owe it to them. What is astounding to me is that some conservatives and Republicans HAVE started feeling guilty. Do they forget that some of these very things were the foundation of the Democrat party?

Revolution? I have no idea but I hope tax-paying people start waking up.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: mc squared, 4/25/2018 9:11:56 AM     (No. 11613061)

VDH isn´t the only one who sees danger ahead. Every social gathering Wifey & I attend eventually turns to discussion of ´what next´ and ´are we ready?´ These aren´t crazy white militias, but people with their ears to the ground watching what´s happening.

Our professional law enforcement will be overwhelmed if rioting and mass shootings take place simultaneously in our cities. Even the politically agnostic will fuel the fires to get sneakers and TV sets.

They will demand that DJT resign or they will keep it up.



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Reply 21 - Posted by: Dodge Boy, 4/25/2018 9:32:59 AM     (No. 11613082)

Indeed, the quote from VDH´s article cited by #6, puts it out there. It´s hard to believe that even a political ideology such as liberalism is willing to take down what once was a civil society.

Yes. Enough. We need to go on with or without the left. Let´s get to work and protect ourselves, the country and the President.


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Reply 22 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 4/25/2018 9:42:11 AM     (No. 11613091)

When one watches these people, its obvious they have no respect for the rule of law. They are already resorting to violence. Look at them, and realize they are different groups all demanding preferential treatment without regard to anyone else. They really need to grow up, but they never will. They are already adults. Its like a form of arrested development.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: nonsense, 4/25/2018 9:47:03 AM     (No. 11613095)

As I recall, VDH was, in the beginning, anti-Trump. I guess one could say that he has "evolved" and is now much more reasonable.

Such a shame that he cannot convince his fellow writers to "evolve". The ones who are part of the Conservative cocktail parties, cruises, etc. The very ones who continue to be so virulent in their opposition to the duly elected potus.

A change of heart, or intelligence, could well sway the winning side in the upcoming battle.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Madinmaryland, 4/25/2018 9:55:20 AM     (No. 11613111)

Agree this is a must read.
#20, I hope and pray it doesn´t descend to that sort of violence.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Italiano, 4/25/2018 10:02:22 AM     (No. 11613118)

As we are no longer a nation of laws with equal justice and accountability for all, when the left inevitably crosses the line, there will be only one way to deal with them.

We´ve tried the ballot box.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: strikingviking, 4/25/2018 10:20:50 AM     (No. 11613148)

The Left is in open revolt, including the Dhimmi Senators. Way past time for the Pubbies to chuck the unconstitutional Senate rules that give the minority senators the ability to derail Senate business.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: ivehadit, 4/25/2018 10:22:10 AM     (No. 11613151)

We have only just begun to save our country (and the world) from the clutches of those who live in darkness. Our beloved America is worth every ounce of strength and courage to save and protect. Since the primary and general election of our president we have been steeled for what is to come. Imho, the Left is in a narcissistic rage-how dare we confront them!

Buck up, everyone and keep your mental toughness at a fever pitch. We (and our president who is sacrificing so much and fighting for our country every day) have much work to do. More than we ever thought possible, the literal survival of our country depends on it. And she depends on our toughness to see this long and arduous battle to victory.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: dvc, 4/25/2018 11:50:05 AM     (No. 11613284)

FTA:"We are entering revolutionary times. The law is no longer equally applied. The media are the ministry of truth. The Democratic party is a revolutionary force. And it is all getting scary.

Yes, very true, and this is why gun sales have been setting records for more than a decade, as have ammo sales. People see more and more screaming, hysterical mobs calling for anarchy, and in the case of the ´antifa´ thugs, replaying brownshirt violence from the 30s Germany and Italy.
I sincerely hope we can avoid large scale violence, but if the left starts violence, there are many who will work to stop it quickly. Many have stocked up on liberty teeth, and are ready to bite back if they bite us.

I hope sanity prevails, but I see very little sanity on the other side these days, mostly unhinged hysterics, screaming, spittle flying and threatening violence.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: doublesharp, 4/25/2018 11:51:04 AM     (No. 11613286)

Go to qanoanposts.com and read for a while. Patriots with a plan. Things are a lot more serious than most can even imagine.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: papasparky, 4/25/2018 12:25:37 PM     (No. 11613324)

Us Ever since the end of WW II there has been a "misquoted quote" by a Japanese Admiral admonishing potential invaders about a "rifle behind every blade of grass".

Discounting the argument about who said what, the fact expressed was/ is absolutely correct, then and NOW! If/when the wimps, snowflakes, and PW warriors decide to use weapons to gain their objective, the truth of this age old saying will become obvious very quickly! (Hence the record breaking sign up and donations to the NRA)

An interesting bit of BTW trivia: As a young man I hunted the big Bobwhite Quail alongside a carpenter who was half Native American and the most accurate marksman I have ever seen. We hunted on uninhabited government acquired land, soon to be flooded by a flood control dam, and he could bring down a quail with a .22 cal. rifle. He would laugh off his amazing feat by saying he "didn´t like his Cornish hen full of lead shot -- lead was poisonous". He was as good as Herb Parsons and others of those days who put on shooting exhibitions for Winchester and Remington Arms Cos.

If the aforementioned PW warriors ever decide to start a shooting confrontation, they best be sure their will is up to date, as they won´t last any longer then those quail did many years ago.


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Reply 31 - Posted by: strike3, 4/25/2018 2:32:36 PM     (No. 11613434)

I totally agree, #30, no need to fear a confrontation if that´s what they want. We patriots are comprised of many veterans and hunters who are capable of 1000 yard hits. They can bring in all the sideways-held 9mms they want, we will spend much more time burying them than in fighting them.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: mizbish, 4/25/2018 2:59:45 PM     (No. 11613468)

#29 - no luck with that site url. Is that correct?

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Reply 33 - Posted by: NYbob, 4/25/2018 3:32:28 PM     (No. 11613505)

The evil will continue to urge mental defectives to cause chaos. They will continue to blackmail and compromise key political figures. They will continue to press every traditional American institution to the far left. All these things and more are what they live for every minute of every day. They are truly awful, deranged, egomaniac monsters.

After 8 years of bho doing whatever he wanted and more than anyone could imagine, they slipped up and got overconfident about the usual voting fraud. They won´t allow that to happen again. Unless the next election is overwhelming in votes for President Trump, they will simply steal it. They have done it many times on the national stage with whatever oversight there is and NO one stops them. Even when the cheating is blatant. The average TV educated voter better get up to speed on exactly what is at stake or we will be crushed. When the left moves they will make sure they have the might of the US government and the weight of law behind them. No matter how perverted the law is. The worst enemy I could ever imagine in my life is right here, right now and they are fellow Americans. Traitors, each and every one with help from foreign enemies, ready to destroy the country that gave them everything.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: SpentPenny, 4/25/2018 4:06:42 PM     (No. 11613532)

I relish the thought of the coming battles.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: SpentPenny, 4/25/2018 4:11:40 PM     (No. 11613536)

#29 please check the URL - I want very much to find i

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Reply 36 - Posted by: Bighambone, 4/25/2018 4:20:11 PM     (No. 11613542)

The other day in New York City, the Democrats filed a lawsuit against Trump, the Russians and Wikileaks claiming that they stole the election from Hillary Clinton and the Democrats. Nobody knows yet, what judge shopping the Democrats did before they decided to file it in New York City a liberal Democrat run place.

Right now there is nothing to keep whatever judge who takes up that case from issuing a nationwide injunction against how the election results were derived and Trump, until the judge holds a lengthy trial and decides who actually won the election. Liberal Democrat activist judges have been issuing a number of nationwide injunctions against Trump since he assumed office, to delay or stop presidential action until those lawsuits make it through the federal court system which could take years. Remember so far the Supreme Court has allowed those nationwide injunctions by District Judges to remain in place.

In the case at hand once such an injunction is issued against the election and Trump, the Democrats would certainly demand that Trump be moved out of the White House and that the judge then appoint some experienced and honest Democrat politician, like Hillary Clinton, to act as judicially appointed President until Trump proves that he did not steal the election, as the lawsuit makes its way through the federal court system.

If that were to occur, this author’s prediction of revolution and worse to come across the USA could happen. Just saying.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: columba, 4/25/2018 4:27:45 PM     (No. 11613547)

In the 1970s America was at war in Viet Nam. The military won every single major battle there, and yet the Media contributed to a "loss." The same game is being played against President Trump. He is achieving results in several areas and the Media is attacking him without stop each and every day.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: suedotsue, 4/25/2018 6:18:21 PM     (No. 11613613)

This is happening because the US doesn´t have a two party system. The entire political class favors the D agenda and has for decades: open borders, extreme globalism, endless foreign wars, massive free trade ensuring constant downward pressure on US wages. Trump´s 63 million voters still don´t have a political party behind them and never will. No one wants them. Once elected, the US political class is devoted to everyone outside the US.

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Washington Times, by Wesley Pruden    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 5/19/2018 5:03:51     Post Reply
Colluding, like canoodling, is all the rage. Robert Mueller, like a dog chasing his tail, has been trying for more than a year to find evidence that President Trump colluded with Vladimir Putin and the Russians to cook the 2016 election, which fate, providence, fortune and destiny decreed properly belonged to Hillary Clinton. So far as anyone beyond his circle of thousand-dollar-an-hour lawyers know, Mr. Mueller has not come up with anything more than a few indictments of second- and third-tier aides, helpers, hangers-on, and lawyers that a nice girl would not take home to meet the folks. Now The New York Times reports that the

Trump Emerges in Korea As World’s
Last Hope To Curb Nuclear Arms
New York Sun, by Conrad Black    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 5/19/2018 5:00:04     Post Reply
The move of the United States embassy in Israel to Jerusalem and the American withdrawal from the Iranian nuclear deal have been the subjects of an immense volume of nonsensical comment and hand-wringing. The idea that it is anyone’s business apart from Israel and the United States where the embassy is located within uncontested Israeli territory is based on the theory that there is some question over whether Israel is going to retain even the section of Jerusalem that it held prior to the 1967 Six Day War, launched and lost by the Arab powers, and the end of which has been formalized between Israel and both Egypt and Jordan.

Where in the World Was Barack Obama?
Wall Street Journal, by James Freeman    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 5/19/2018 4:46:42     Post Reply
President Donald Trump tweets today: “Reports are there was indeed at least one FBI representative implanted, for political purposes, into my campaign for president. It took place very early on, and long before the phony Russia Hoax became a ‘hot’ Fake News story. If true - all time biggest political scandal!” And what does the man who was serving at the time as the FBI’s ultimate boss have to say about all this? Perhaps it’s a good moment to get the whole story from our 44th President. He should now have time to discuss his administration’s surveillance of affiliates of a presidential campaign because he has just prevailed in a

Jeff Sessions ends Obama-era ‘de facto’
court amnesty for illegal immigrants
Washington Examiner [DC], by Stephen Dinan    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 5/18/2018 5:02:45     Post Reply
Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a directive to immigration judges Thursday telling them they can no longer shunt deportation cases off onto permanent wait lists and leave illegal immigrants free to roam the U.S. Known as administrative closure, the wait list had become a favorite tactic of the Obama administration, serving to protect low-priority illegal immigrants from deportation. Rather than pursue those cases, government attorneys would propose — and judges would grant — administrative closure by shipping more than 200,000 cases to the suspension list in what analysts said became a de facto amnesty.

Crossfire Hurricane:
Category Five Political Espionage
American Spectator, by George Neumayr    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 5/18/2018 4:51:45     Post Reply
Deep in the New York Times’s account of “Crossfire Hurricane,” the FBI’s codename for spying on the Trump campaign, is a hilariously bland paragraph about John Brennan and James Comey teaming up to dig dirt on Trumpworld. If you blinked in the course of reading the lengthy article, you might have missed it: The F.B.I.’s thinking crystallized by mid-August, after the C.I.A. director at the time, John O. Brennan, shared intelligence with Mr. Comey showing that the Russian government was behind an attack on the 2016 presidential election. Intelligence agencies began collaborating to investigate that operation.



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Hot Air, by Allahpundit    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 5/19/2018 4:40:12 AM     Post Reply
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Daily Mail [UK], by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 5/19/2018 2:18:35 PM     Post Reply
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Posted By: zephyrgirl- 5/19/2018 8:40:11 AM     Post Reply
The man who is sixth in line to be king of Great Britain is getting married today and America has lost its mind. What does it mean to be sixth in the line of royal succession to an office that depends solely and exclusively on who your father is? It means that five family members have to die before you get the real goodies. Granted, those goodies are amazing. Who wouldn´t want to live in a thousand year old castle (too bad it´s in Scotland) or have dozens of "servants" cater to your every whim and need? But that lifestyle depends on people believing that you are deserving of such wealth and privilege because you happened to be

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Posted By: Ribicon- 5/19/2018 12:18:35 AM     Post Reply
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´We are going to take back
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Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton acknowledged Friday that Democratic candidates around the country still face basic questions about what they stand for and which policies their party supports. Speaking at a Democrat Women’s Leadership Forum in Washington, D.C., Clinton urged party leaders to return to the basics and lay out the party’s values for voters. Fair wages, the “absolute promise of universal health care,” public school funding, gun safety reform and equal pay were at the top of the former first lady’s agenda items that she thought should stay central to the Democratic Party’s platform.

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New York Times, by Adam Goldman*    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 5/19/2018 9:19:45 AM     Post Reply
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Posted By: KarenJ1- 5/18/2018 9:57:26 PM     Post Reply
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Posted By: JoniTx- 5/19/2018 3:42:10 PM     Post Reply
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Posted By: MissMolly- 5/19/2018 4:33:56 AM     Post Reply
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Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 5/18/2018 1:15:42 PM     Post Reply
A teenage shooting suspect allegedly shouted “surprise” before opening fire on students and teachers at Santa Fe High School in Texas. Multiple people were killed at the school. In the initial aftermath, KHOU reported that eight people were killed, NBC News quickly raised that number to nine with CBS News then raising it to ten. The school is located 36 miles outside of Houston and has around 1,400 students enrolled. The majority of the fatalities are students. The suspect was first named by CBS News as Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 17. The Santa Fe Independent School District posted on Facebook at around 8 a.m. local time on May 18


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