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James Mattis: Joe Biden Must Eliminate
‘America First’ from U.S. Foreign Policy

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Posted By: Ribicon, 11/24/2020 12:07:55 AM

Former Secretary of Defense James Mattis declared in an article in Foreign Affairs on Monday that the “America First” foreign policy had damaged national security, and called on Joe Biden to “eliminate ‘America first'” from U.S. strategy. Mattis resigned in December 2018, citing policy disagreements with the president, who had just ordered a troop drawdown in Syria. In his resignation letter, Mattis said that the U.S. needed to do more to show “respect” to American allies.(Snip) In his new article, however, Mattis says the opposite, calling for the “end of America First”: The United States today is undermining the foundations of an international order


How dare we undermine the International Order, and not start wars that have nothing to do with us?

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Italiano 11/24/2020 12:10:39 AM (No. 614730)
He was bought off. My Marine sons admired him. They don't anymore.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Thos Weatherby 11/24/2020 12:11:07 AM (No. 614731)
And all these peace treaties. And Israel talking to Saudi Arabia. Shame on you President Trump.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Californian 11/24/2020 12:16:26 AM (No. 614734)
What's so great about the old school international pre-Trump order? The one where we were ALWAYS at war for no real reason? That order? I'm good with the last 4 years of relative peace. There IS a time for war but these cold *******s think it's always the time. Stuffing tax dollars in their pockets to bomb foreign places that rarely were any threat to anyone but themselves.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: ramona 11/24/2020 12:17:15 AM (No. 614735)
Where have all the heroes gone, long time passing. Ramona (the Pest)
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Reply 5 - Posted by: scottj 11/24/2020 12:18:12 AM (No. 614736)
This just shows what a huge mistake Mattis was.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: DVC 11/24/2020 12:18:18 AM (No. 614737)
Unbelieveable. A former USMC general officer who is an open traitor.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Penney 11/24/2020 12:20:56 AM (No. 614741)
With these 0bama recycled choices, one wonders if Biden ever made a good decision in his entire conniving life!?!!
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Reply 8 - Posted by: chumley 11/24/2020 12:22:46 AM (No. 614745)
Remember when everyone thought he was great and called him "Mad Dog" and acted like he was some kind of hero? Gee, just another America hater in a government loaded with them. He disgraces the Marines and America itself. But just like McCain, people will argue what a big hero he is.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: NYbob 11/24/2020 12:27:12 AM (No. 614750)
They really think they are supermen. I don't give a hoot what he did yesterday. IF the new world order evil rolls in and America is consumed by random, uncontrolled death, I hope this slob catches the first wave of payback. He is nothing special. He proves it every time he opens his mouth.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: bighambone 11/24/2020 12:35:27 AM (No. 614756)
Whoever would have thought that a USMC General Officer would not want to put America first?
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Jesse Jenkem 11/24/2020 12:44:30 AM (No. 614758)
I guess that confirms the Mattis was one of the people in Trump's administration actively working against him. Absolutely shameful and disqusting.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: wilarrbie 11/24/2020 1:07:15 AM (No. 614759)
It just seems to me there are other forces (men, not spiritual - but that too!) at the upper echelons of global 'maneuvering' that is interested in positioning more than governing. The US must be taken down a few notches and Trump disrupted that slow but steady decline. The governing of a more global nature will come later. The Left, to include many Rinos, is heavily invested in that. IMHO
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Reply 13 - Posted by: GoodDeal 11/24/2020 1:29:54 AM (No. 614764)
Make America last again just like the good old days of Obama Biden. God save us oh God save us!
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Reply 14 - Posted by: DARling 11/24/2020 1:30:46 AM (No. 614765)
I guess he wants more Americans to be stuck in foreign wastelands in perpetuity. Job security for aging military brass. People of his rank are rarely dying on the front lines.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: judy 11/24/2020 1:45:19 AM (No. 614767)
Wow, a fake general who doesn’t want America First?? Well we know why he was rightly fired.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: TXknitter 11/24/2020 2:02:37 AM (No. 614771)
What a willing tool of the Deep State. He may be bowed to, scraped to, slobbered over and have a chest full of medals but this traitor isn’t fit to wipe our President’s boots. I am ashamed we will be paying his giant pension for so long a time.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: texaspast 11/24/2020 2:05:24 AM (No. 614773)
Mattis, you worthless . . . My father, a Marine who was one the first wave of 'the old breed' landing and persevering through all those days on Peleliu, is now 98 years old. His hands don't work well anymore so he can't write this himself. But he wanted me to write to you, Mattis: 'you are no Marine, not like the ones I fought with. Thank God you and I were never together in a fox hole crawling with maggots from the bodies around us and buried beneath us. You would have stabbed me in the back to save your own life. I respect the maggots more than I respect you." So says my father, Marine PFC, serving from 1942 - 1945.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Rumblehog 11/24/2020 2:42:05 AM (No. 614785)
This fraud is a dishonor to the uniform and tradition of the Marine Corps. Imagine a recruit going through Boot Camp and hearing a Drill Instructor say, "You are U.S. Marines, but you will never be first!"
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Trigger2 11/24/2020 3:30:18 AM (No. 614795)
I wonder how many of our military people did Mathis kill?
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Reply 20 - Posted by: ladydawgfan 11/24/2020 3:34:29 AM (No. 614796)
RE #17: Please thank your father for his service for me. I come from a military family, documented back to the Revolution. I know and appreciate the sacrifices made. I am a grateful American.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: PChristopher 11/24/2020 5:24:26 AM (No. 614812)
So much for Duty, Honor and Country
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Michaelus 11/24/2020 5:56:11 AM (No. 614824)
James Mattis was on the board of directors of Theranos. That is all that ever needs to be said about this guy. Go home.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Safari Man 11/24/2020 6:01:08 AM (No. 614827)
I just wonder who recommended this guy?
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Reply 24 - Posted by: EJKrausJr 11/24/2020 6:13:47 AM (No. 614838)
The Military Industrial Complex in action. Under China Joe, the Middle East will be in turmoil. ISIS will stage a comeback. Israel will be thrown under the bus. Southeast Asia will continue to be a province of the CCP. No one will respect nor trust America again. Something to look forward to.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: rfr46 11/24/2020 6:19:36 AM (No. 614842)
This is part of his interview for a big job in the Biden administration.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: Rinktum 11/24/2020 6:38:53 AM (No. 614868)
Clearly, this traitor deserves the name of Mad Dog because he certainly has earned it with his betrayal of his Oath of office to preserve and defend the Constitution of the United States. This old bird is a globalist who would hand over our freedoms to this world’s elite power hungry fascists. He, like too many in Washington love the stench of war. Sending our men and women into battle for nothing more than to boost his ego and bank account. He certainly has shown he is on the side of the globalists one worlders against the absolute sovereignty of this nation. I spit in his general direction.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: udanja99 11/24/2020 7:04:49 AM (No. 614882)
#1, either that or he and his family were threatened. My husband was a Vietnam era Marine and admired him too. No more.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: anniebc 11/24/2020 7:19:47 AM (No. 614894)
Mattis swore to support and defend the Constitution; it's a shame to call this puke a Marine or an American. He deserves special treatment for his crimes-a hanging. "I, [name], do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter. So help me God." The oath is for an indeterminate period; no duration is specifically defined.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: Johnnie Barleykorn 11/24/2020 7:22:55 AM (No. 614898)
Yes, Mad dog is someone's lapdog. And maybe someone is threatening him. But when you can threaten a USMC general in this country and get away with it, something is clearly amiss. Somebody needs to have the guts to stand up to these evil forces (maybe like a New York real estate tycoon), since the FBI and upper echelons of the military have also sold out. And I had hope in Barr and Durham, but now I believe these are two more traitorous quislings. Next will be Barr announcing there was no evidence of fraud. What a loser. Trump is going to beat them all again!
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Reply 30 - Posted by: Hazymac 11/24/2020 7:37:44 AM (No. 614910)
Mattis is a traitor. He got bought off. He's as dirty as they come. Disappear, you scum.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: Gruntmedic 11/24/2020 7:46:44 AM (No. 614917)
What ever happened to the motto God, Country and Honor. Who does he want to be first? And this guy is a Marine?
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Reply 32 - Posted by: MickTurn 11/24/2020 7:52:28 AM (No. 614926)
He's just another small cog in the Industrial Military Complex...I went to Viet Nam because of slugs like him, all they want to do is start wars so they and their buddies can make tons of money selling weapons. They basically HATE America. If I had my way 100% of the this Leftist Trash would be sent to a colony on the SUN!
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Reply 33 - Posted by: F15 Gork 11/24/2020 7:53:01 AM (No. 614928)
Trumps one and only shortcoming was his ability to pick dis-loyal, back stabbing people and put them in prominent positions.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: Clinger 11/24/2020 7:55:07 AM (No. 614931)
Thanks for pulling that sliver of doubt out before it became infected.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 11/24/2020 8:03:30 AM (No. 614938)
Shame on you, General. You disgust.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: smokincol 11/24/2020 8:03:56 AM (No. 614939)
"In his resignation letter, Mattis said that the U.S. needed to do more to show “respect” to American allies." Here we go again!! this guy who has such a vaunted reputation in our great fighting force is the voice of the give up and give in segment of our invisible government. How dare he make such a statement when he knows, deep down in his heart, that America's "allies" haven't shown us any "respect" since Ronald Reagan and the reason is: they feared Ronald Reagan for his steadfastness in his doctrine of "America First" as does President Donald J. Trump. anyone would think, first of all, that a "Marine" holding a General's rank would be a steadfast supporter of an "America First" doctrine because it is, simply, the right thing to do.
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Reply 37 - Posted by: mobyclik 11/24/2020 8:17:23 AM (No. 614950)
I'd like to see how deeply he's invested in the arms industries. Nothing like war after war to increase that bottom line. That goes for many of the scum in D.C.
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Reply 38 - Posted by: NorthernDog 11/24/2020 8:33:57 AM (No. 614962)
The truth is we are always bailing out our 'allies' and they give us precious little in return. We had to jump in and save the day in not one, but two World Wars that started in Europe. Vietnam was cleaning up after the French Indo-China disaster. We won the Cold War while most 'allies' just cowered in the face of the Soviets (Thatcher being an exception). The recent Middle East wars sprung from lines drawn on a map by the Europeans after WWI.
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Reply 39 - Posted by: LLAMA 11/24/2020 8:36:30 AM (No. 614963)
Of all the people in the Trump administration who failed the President, and thus the nation, General Mattis is my biggest disappointment. As a veteran, I have had great admiration for military leaders, especially flag officers. What I failed to consider, and now strongly suspect, is that the Obama administration's efforts to advance officers with Mattis' perspective to top leadership in all of the military branches. It appears that our top military officers have now become an integral part of the Swamp.
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Reply 40 - Posted by: Donna M 11/24/2020 8:39:02 AM (No. 614964)
Shameless. Something went upstairs when Theranos' Elizabeth Holmes wouldn't play pattycake with him. (Read 'Bad Blood' by John Carreyrou on that relationship)
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Reply 41 - Posted by: Lawsy0 11/24/2020 8:39:35 AM (No. 614965)
So then Mattis wants us to go back to the Sino-Soviet First method used by Clinton and Obama? Maybe back to Saudi First used by both Bush's? Revrum Jesse warned us to ''stay out da Bushes.''
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Reply 42 - Posted by: seamusm 11/24/2020 8:44:20 AM (No. 614974)
Biden and his kind will get away with this - unless they admit to it or brag on it. Outside of war our economy is never truly healthy unless we recognize that we owe China and Europe nothing in the way of 'first fruits'. America must come first. If not - we have nothing to offer others. We can be certain that the ChiComs understand this.
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Reply 43 - Posted by: Donna M 11/24/2020 8:48:10 AM (No. 614983)
#22, see post #40 below. You and I are well aware of the Theranos blood testing scandal. Mattis was not only on the Theranos board after retirement, but earlier while still in the Marines gave Theranos' credibility by contracting for the units in the field, making an end run around the FDA (had not been cleared), the joint medical services and the testing area at Fort Detrick--and staff there told him that the units did not work. Never trust a general officer who's not married and doesn't have a home life, because they start to believe their own PR.
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Reply 44 - Posted by: little guy 11/24/2020 9:08:16 AM (No. 615015)
The French had their Marshall Philippe Pétain and we have this guy! A latter day Benedict Arnold. Thanks for your service but you suck as a civilian. If somehow Trump's Hail Mary pass doesn't score a touchdown and this clown, His Fraudulency, China Joe gets in by hook & crook then we will be in a true circus ... and a world of hurt!
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Reply 45 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 11/24/2020 9:18:27 AM (No. 615032)
A general that thinks defending America is a bad thing. What is wrong with this picture?
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Reply 46 - Posted by: bighambone 11/24/2020 9:33:06 AM (No. 615045)
First and foremost Mattis is showing that he is an unelected military politician-bureaucrat.
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Reply 47 - Posted by: Zigrid 11/24/2020 9:33:12 AM (No. 615046)
Now WE understand why President Trump fired this man... he's a war hawk...he and bolton are in the pockets of the Military Industrial Complex at the pentagon.... if obama/biden get into the Oval Office... WE will be at war in a few least WE can now base our opinions on facts... thanks to President Trump...I'm still hopeful that President Trump will get his second term... I pray each day America first....
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Reply 48 - Posted by: MDConservative 11/24/2020 10:00:54 AM (No. 615073)
#17 - My dad was a Navy Corpsman who landed on Peleliu with the First Marine Division in that same wave, after previous experience at New Gloucester. He was carried off on a stretcher, patched up and back doing what he could one-handed on a hospital ship. We recently found a letter written to his parents by a doctor on that ship that told of his efforts despite his wounds. And the old man never said a word...just that he got shot up a little. I can't imagine what he would think of Gen. Mattis.
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Reply 49 - Posted by: Cousair 11/24/2020 10:16:54 AM (No. 615092)
President his moved people into high places in his administration, Secretary of State, secretary of defense, chief of staff etc. that have been a disappointment to his office. I only hope and pray that Justice Amy Barrett will not be another embarrassment for him and our Republic.
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Reply 50 - Posted by: jasmine 11/24/2020 11:17:13 AM (No. 615136)
Just another example of why President Trump is so unpopular with globalists. He considers Americans worthy of coming first in their own country, unlike the sell-out elitists infecting both parties. God help us.
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Reply 51 - Posted by: Sully 11/24/2020 11:23:58 AM (No. 615143)
Well, Mattis is a bonafide war hero. Can't take it away. If he was bonafide before he's bonafide now. Some great war heroes aren't great politicians. Maybe they even suck at it. Leave it at that.
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Reply 52 - Posted by: coyote 11/24/2020 11:43:04 AM (No. 615165)
When Mattis resigned, he said President DJT deserved someone that was more in agreement with his policies. I wondered, what's his beef? I thought he might have wanted more action in Iraq or Afghanistan, but it looks like it was other policies he didn't agree with. What? The president shouldn't try to get other members to help carry the financial load in NATO? We should not worry about exporting jobs to China? His complaints sound weak or wrong to me.
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Reply 53 - Posted by: cold porridge 11/24/2020 11:48:06 AM (No. 615173)
I never liked or trusted Mattis. His facial expressions often showed that he was not a true team member. May he rot in hell.
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Reply 54 - Posted by: BeatleJeff 11/24/2020 12:11:58 PM (No. 615210)
Time to change his nickname from Mad Dog to Bat Crap Crazy.
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Reply 55 - Posted by: SweetSweetback 11/24/2020 12:43:36 PM (No. 615238)
The best thing President Trump did was root out and get rid of Eye Bags.
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Reply 56 - Posted by: Bohallx 11/24/2020 12:46:09 PM (No. 615239)
Mattis decided at some point that America's general grade officers really don't need to put American first in their strategic thinking. Rather like that Espy creep, who as Secretary of Defense decided that the US military should not be used to protect American people or American property. These people ARE NUTS. It's not enough to just fire them. Somebody needs to round them up and stick them in an Obama decommissioned FEMA Camp ..... for the rest of their lives!
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Reply 57 - Posted by: PrayerWarrior 11/24/2020 12:53:13 PM (No. 615245)
Where are the good generals? Why aren't they speaking up about crazy Mattis/
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Reply 58 - Posted by: weejun 11/24/2020 1:00:11 PM (No. 615252)
A natural response to rabies. Perhaps he should seek a vaccine.
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Reply 59 - Posted by: zephyrgirl 11/24/2020 1:00:17 PM (No. 615253)
I haven't had any use for Mattis since I read that he was on the board of Theranos (Elizabeth Holmes' fake blood testing company).
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Reply 60 - Posted by: bighambone 11/24/2020 1:39:25 PM (No. 615282)
President Trump’s experience with a number of retired military general officers show that they are still living in the element where they expect everyone to simply say, “Yes Sir” when they speak, and that will not work with a strong minded President like Trump, whose mantra is that he is the President for common Americans who make the country go outside the DC bubble, and is not interested in starting more endless wars getting American military service men and women killed and wounded on and on to curry favor with the military-industrial complex. The watchword for future Presidents should be stay away from retired military flag and general officers period.
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Reply 61 - Posted by: MindMadeUp 11/24/2020 2:11:23 PM (No. 615309)
China has realized they don't need to send in their own army, they just buy ours along with our politicians. "China first" will soon be the Deep State's open policy.
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Reply 62 - Posted by: Casper27 11/24/2020 2:15:57 PM (No. 615312)
Mr Trump, if you attend Biden's inauguration, then you will be nothing to me. You brought much of this on your self with the stupid hires of Mattis, Wray, Kelly, Amarolla whatever, Gina Haspel(Brennan's Assoc), Barr, Sessions, and all those loser DHS people. Along with Paul Ryan's buddy Priebus. You go to that event for Biden, you are truly nobody.
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Reply 63 - Posted by: rochow 11/24/2020 3:00:46 PM (No. 615344)
Used to like him a lot until I became aware of his globalism...Now I want him just to go away!
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Reply 64 - Posted by: Red Ghost 11/24/2020 3:36:06 PM (No. 615374)
What makes a man like Mattis say something like this? What is happening to our institutions in particular the military? Is there something in the drinking fountains? Brainwashing? What? As a child growing up in the fifties and sixties, I could never have imagined any military officer, let alone a four star general being so openly hostile to his own country. It is shocking even today to read what this dirt bag has written. To think how much Trump has had to put with in his administration over these last four years. My heart aches for this incredible man who has been spied on, denigrated, cheated, lied about, and whose own staff was disloyal to the point of being traitors. America will never, ever be able to repay our beloved President Trump for all he has done for our country over these last four years, while being torn apart by many of his closest advisors. I pray every night for God to protect him and our country.
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Reply 65 - Posted by: TCloud 11/24/2020 6:14:59 PM (No. 615509)
ROE and War Lite General Mattis!
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Reply 66 - Posted by: clipped wings 11/24/2020 6:27:27 PM (No. 615519)
Mattis is a phony, IMO. He refused to send helicopter support to an American Special Forces (Green Beret) team which had been hit by friendly fire. Three Americans died.
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Reply 67 - Posted by: thatsomewhereplace 11/24/2020 10:53:42 PM (No. 615671)
Mad Dog Mattis.
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Reply 68 - Posted by: bighambone 11/25/2020 8:48:25 PM (No. 616600)
Remember Mattis and the others now at the top of the Pentagon heap came up in rank and became star gazers during the Obama-Biden era. Ask yourself, how many wars have the Obama-Biden created Admirals and Generals actually won? The other evening I watched an old documentary on You Tube about the Second World War in Europe, where Walter Cronkite narrated and interviewed Dwight Eisenhower about him as the five star Supreme Allied Commander, leading the Allied ground forces from Normandy in June 1944 to when the Nazis unconditionally surrendered during May 1945. There is no comparison between Eisenhower and today’s Obama-Biden Generals. Of course after winning the war in 1945, seven years later in 1952 Eisenhower was elected President and served eight years in the White House. Clearly Eisenhower was well aware of the dangers of the military- industrial complex and endless wars over which so many of today’s Obama-Biden Generals swoon.
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Reply 69 - Posted by: globalwarmer 11/26/2020 5:52:54 AM (No. 616791)
America's Marshal Petain.
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Black Lives Matter is facing a rebellion within its own ranks as regional affiliates seek greater control over the movement and demand answers about where millions of dollars in donations have gone. After years of tensions between the national organization and local outlets, the rift went public this week with the release of a statement by 10 BLM chapters accusing the top brass at the Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation of failing to open their books or share the wealth with the rank and file. “For years, there has been inquiry regarding the financial operations of BLMGN and no acceptable process of either public
Shively mayor accused of DUI crash after
falling asleep in White Castle drive-thru
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Posted by Ribicon 12/3/2020 10:12:16 AM Post Reply
Shively Mayor Beverly Chester-Burton was arrested Tuesday night and charged with driving under the influence after falling asleep in a drive-thru line, according to police. Louisville Metro Police officers were dispatched to Manslick Road on reports of a vehicle crashed into a pole at about 11 p.m., according to Chester-Burton's arrest citation. When officers arrived, they found a silver Cadillac smashed against a large utility pole, with Chester-Burton standing next to it, the citation said. Witnesses approached the officers and told them Chester-Burton had been asleep in the White Castle drive-thru line, and multiple people had tried
'Unprecedented' partnership of feds,
social media companies a model for
future: Counterintel chief
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Posted by Ribicon 12/2/2020 10:23:24 PM Post Reply
William R. Evanina, director of U.S. counterintelligence, said Wednesday that the federal government’s coordinated work with social media companies ahead of the 2020 election will provide a playbook for fighting foreign influence in the future. “What we accomplished the past two years, but specifically in the last six-to-nine months as an integrated, holistic government effort in partnership with social media and tech firms is unprecedented,” Mr. Evanina said at an Aspen Institute event, “and I think it’s really going to be the model of the future moving forward, how we protect, not only just elections but how we mitigate malign foreign influence
As mayor urged Austin to 'stay home,'
he was vacationing in Mexico
following daughter’s wedding
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Posted by Ribicon 12/2/2020 8:47:43 PM Post Reply
Austin, Texas—Austin Mayor Steve Adler has confirmed to the KVUE Defenders that, after hosting his daughter’s wedding, he vacationed to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, last month with a group of people. Both happened in early November, just as top health officials began urging families not to gather with others outside their households and the mayor himself asked people to stay home if they could in order to slow the number of coronavirus cases.(Snip) The mayor confirmed that when the video was recorded, he was in Mexico on vacation with eight people, including immediate and extended family, after flying from Austin on a private jet.
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AG Bill Barr 'is considering quitting before
Trump leaves office' because he is 'furious
over president's bullying' after he said DOJ
found no widespread election fraud
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Posted by Imright 12/7/2020 7:40:30 AM Post Reply
Attorney General William Barr is said to be considering leaving his post before the end of Donald Trump's presidency on January 20. A source confirmed that Barr is unhappy with Trump stating Barr 'is not someone who takes bullying and turns the other cheek!''He has not made a final decision,' the source said. (Photos) The story, first revealed by the The New York Times, stated that it was unclear whether the attorney general's decision to possibly leave was influenced by Trump's refusal to concede the election or Trump's upset over Barr's acknowledgment last week the Justice Department uncovered no widespread voting fraud.
Ware County tested Dominion tabulators:
Equal number of votes yielded 26% ‘lead’
for Joe Biden
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Posted by JimBob 12/7/2020 12:31:30 AM Post Reply
If this turns out to be true in other counties across the state and nation, this may very well be the gun that is still smoking over a month after the attempted theft of the election. A shocking Twitter thread appeared today -snip- The thread, posted by Robb Hurst, claims that Ware County, Georgia, tested Dominion Voting Systems tabulators by having them count an equal number of ballots cast for former Vice President Joe Biden and President Trump. But instead of spitting out the same number of votes for each candidate, it showed Biden winning by 26%.
Ilhan Omar's husband received $635k
in Covid-19 bailout money for his
consulting firm, despite congresswoman
paying his company a staggering
$2.25M this year alone
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Posted by Ribicon 12/7/2020 12:37:40 PM Post Reply
Ilhan Omar's husband received $635,000 in Covid-19 bailout money for his consulting firm, despite the congresswoman paying his company nearly $2.25 million this year, according to a new report. Tim Mynett's E Street Group was given $134,800 in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans and an additional $500,000 in Economic Injury Disaster loans (EIDL) in April, records show. Mynett co-owns the Washington D.C. firm, which has also been paid $2,256,700 since the start of 2020 from Omar's campaign for services including digital advertising, fundraising consulting and website production, campaign records show.(Snip) The FEC has taken no public action on that complaint,
Prepare... 38 replies
Posted by Dodge Boy 12/7/2020 3:46:45 AM Post Reply
Right now, President Trump is watching how the Republican party is responding to the brutal and transparent evidence of election fraud from coast to coast… As CTH has said since our inception, there is only one way out of this mess. Accept the UniParty as a functional one-party apparatus within Washington DC, and start getting serious about a genuine Second Party. Form the “Rebel Alliance”.
Schumer: Biden ‘Considering’ Forgiving $50,000
in Student Loan Debt via Executive Action
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Posted by NorthernDog 12/7/2020 6:52:45 PM Post Reply
President-elect Joe Biden is “considering” forgiving $50,000 in federal student loan debt for low-income and middle class students, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) said Monday. Schumer held a press conference alongside Democratic Congressmen-elect Ritchie Torres, Mondaire Jones and Jamaal Bowman of New York, during which the group announced they have “come to the conclusion” that Biden can “forgive $50,000 of debt the first day he becomes president.” “You don’t need Congress, all you need is the flick of a pen and President-elect Biden — then President Biden — can make this happen,” Schumer said. (Tweet) He added that
Breakdancing now an Olympic sport,
will debut at Paris in 2024
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Posted by OhioNick 12/7/2020 3:46:44 PM Post Reply
Breakdancing has been confirmed as an official Olympic sport. The International Olympic Committee’s pursuit of urban events to lure a younger audience saw street dance battles officially added to the medal events program at the 2024 Paris Games. The IOC executive board also confirmed skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing for Paris. Those three sports will make their Olympic debuts at the Tokyo Games which were postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic. Ahead of the announcement, International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach praised the additions, describing them during an interview in 2019 as events that will make the Summer Games "more gender balanced, more youthful and more urban."
The Trump campaign legal
efforts may be coming to an
end, sources say
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Posted by Dreadnought 12/7/2020 4:19:22 PM Post Reply
There is a sense developing within Donald Trump's legal team and what remains of his campaign staff that their efforts to overturn or delay the results of the election are coming to an end, multiple sources tell CNN, despite what the President has said publicly. Trump said in a 46-minute video released last week that they would continue to file lawsuits, but his legal team has held fewer meetings and strategy calls in the last several days. Following the news of Rudy Giuliani's coronavirus hospitalization, staffers only speculated further that it's a matter of time before their legal efforts come to a halt completely.
'The people have spoken':
Michigan judge rejects lawsuit
from disavowed Trump attorney
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Posted by Dreadnought 12/7/2020 11:34:49 AM Post Reply
A Michigan federal judge has ruled against a sweeping legal bid to overturn election results in the state, determining the lawsuit brought by an ally of President Donald Trump was riddled with "theories, conjecture and speculation" but little evidence of wrongdoing. U.S. District Judge Linda V. Parker ruled against a request from Sidney Powell — an attorney disavowed by the Trump campaign who still champions its causes — to force the state to award its electoral votes to Trump despite President-elect Joe Biden winning the state. "In fact, this lawsuit seems to be less about achieving the relief
Sidney Powell 'Kraken' election
lawsuit dismissed in federal court
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Posted by Dreadnought 12/7/2020 11:40:28 AM Post Reply
ATLANTA — UPDATE: Judge Timothy Batten in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia has dismissed the lawsuit. A similar suit in Michigan was also dismissed this morning. It's likely Powell will appeal to the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta, which itself over the weekend dismissed a similar suit brought by the attorney Lin Wood. Original story below A hearing will be held Monday morning in Atlanta for the Sidney Powell "Kraken" lawsuit, challenging Georgia's election results. The hearing will begin at 10 a.m. in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. The presiding judge is Judge Timothy Batten.
Ga. governor again rejects special
session to overturn election results
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Posted by Ribicon 12/7/2020 5:40:31 PM Post Reply
Atlanta—Georgia’s governor is again telling lawmakers that he won’t call a special session to overturn Georgia’s election results and appoint 16 presidential electors who would support Republican President Donald Trump instead of Democratic president-elect Joe Biden. Republican Brian Kemp issued a joint statement Sunday with Republican Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan, saying it would violate state law for the General Assembly to name electors instead of following the current state law that calls for the governor to certify electors after results are certified. “Any attempt by the legislature to retroactively change that process for the Nov. 3rd election would be unconstitutional
Bill Murray to star in Book of Job in biblical
reading on Zoom aimed for Ohio's
Knox County
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Posted by OhioNick 12/7/2020 12:03:28 AM Post Reply
Against the backdrop of a pandemic’s blight and wounds from an acrimonious election, a group of acclaimed actors on Sunday will stage an online reading of a religious text with remarkable relevance to the current moment: the Book of Job. Audience members may be drawn to the production by the casting of Bill Murray as Job, the righteous man tested by the loss of his health, home and children, but the real star is the format. Staged on Zoom, it's aimed at Republican-leaning Knox County, Ohio, with participation from locals including people of faith, and designed to spark meaningful conversations across spiritual and political divides.
Report: Federal Agents Raid Maricopa AZ Home
Owned By IT Expert in Voter-Data
Theft Investigation
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Posted by FlyRight 12/7/2020 4:17:01 AM Post Reply
According to a bombshell new report from Forbes, federal agents raided a Maricopa, Arizona home belonging to 56-year-old IT expert named Elliot Kerwin. The raid came on November 5th as the 2020 election continued to go on. The report claims that the agents were in search for evidence relating to a cyberattack and stolen voter data. They allegedly confiscated eight hard drives, three computers and a bag of USB sticks as well.
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