“Nothing deserves the name of law but that which is certain and universal in its operation upon all the members of the community.” —Benjamin Rush (1788)
April 9, 2018
— In articles published earlier (read them here and here), I wrote about the strategic implications of Mexico’s involvement with the so-called refugee caravan that was making its way through Mexico toward the U.S. border. According to the latest reports available as I write this, President Trump’s firm, timely warnings to the Mexican government, along with the actions he has ordered to underline them, have had the desired effect…. (more)
April 9, 2018
Economy to surge, unemployment to hit record low under Trump
— Republicans’ tax cuts and the new spending bill Congress approved last month will send the economy surging this year to 3.3 percent growth – – but will also send the deficit soaring back to the record levels of the early Obama years, the Congressional Budget Office said Monday…. (more)
April 9, 2018
The police will now stop and frisk people believed to be carrying knives.
DAILY WIRE — An epidemic of stabbings and acid attacks in London has gotten so bad that London mayor Sadiq Khan is announcing broad new “knife control” policies designed to keep these weapons of war out of the hands of Londoners looking to cause others harm…. (more)
April 9, 2018
ONE NEWS NOW
— Muslim London Mayor Sadiq Khan announced the addition of a knife control crusade to curb the endemic crime rate – after nearly 100 years of gun control enforcement in the city – but his recent move to lower searches he called “Islamophobic” could be responsible for the spike in violent crime…. (more)
April 9, 2018
Sense of vulnerability: ‘Unprecedented’ spike in firearm training courses after Parkland shooting
— People are surging to sign up for training to carry concealed weapons in the wake of the Parkland school shooting, as experts say sustained media coverage and calls for more gun control encourage people to look for ways to protect themselves. Gun sales also appear to be on the rise, based on federal background checks…. (more)
April 9, 2018
NEWSMAX — Ripping FBI special counsel Robert Mueller as a political “zealot,” Harvard law professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz reminded staunch Mueller supporters about the former FBI director’s role in protecting “notorious mass murderer” Whitey Bulger as an FBI informant…. (more)
April 9, 2018
— Late-night TV host Jimmy Kimmel on Sunday offered a truce to Sean Hannity after several days of trading barbs with the Fox News host and apologized for making fun of First Lady Melania Trump…. (more)
April 9, 2018
— One of the most vexing aspects of daily life is the nonstop flow of anti-Trump propaganda masquerading as news analysis. That is, unless you hate Donald Trump, as most of the media clearly do. Fake news oozes from nearly every media pore, some of it more subtle than others…. (more)
April 9, 2018
— Supreme CourtJustice Neil M. Gorsuch took the seat of the late Antonin Scalia a year ago Tuesday, but court watchers say he has staked out a path closer to another conservative icon: Justice Clarence Thomas. It’s early yet, and Justice Gorsuch has just 40 decided cases under his belt, but in 37 of those he agreed with Justice Thomas, including all 15 cases they both ruled on in the court’s previous term…. (more)
April 8, 2018
— A former assistant special Watergate prosecutor suggested President Trump could be carted away by U.S. Marshals and brought before a federal judge if he were to defy a potential subpoena from the special counsel requesting an interview. “At that point, they would make a motion to hold Donald Trump in contempt,” attorney Nick Akerman told host Joy Reid Saturday morning on MSNBC…. (more)
April 7, 2018
He has not climbed into the ring with this breed of adversary before.
ANDREW C. MCCARTHY
— According to the Washington Post, Robert Mueller says President Trump is not “a criminal target at this point.” The Post’s anonymous sources claim that the special counsel has conveyed that assurance to the president’s private attorneys…. (more)
April 7, 2018
WASHINGTON EXAMINER — President Trump took a shot at the Justice Department on Saturday after the agency failed to turn over documents by a Thursday subpoena deadline set by the House Judiciary Committee regarding the FBI’s decision making during the 2016 presidential election…. (more)
April 7, 2018
WASHINGTON TIMES — President Trump will again skip the annual White House Correspondents dinner, but this time he’s encouraging his aides to attend. “The White House has informed us that the president does not plan to participate in this year’s dinner but that he will actively encourage members of the executive branch to attend and join us as we celebrate the First Amendment,” said White House Correspondents Association President Margaret Talev…. (more)
April 7, 2018
— If there’s one thing the national media can thank President Trump for, it’s his completely turning the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner into a must-not-see bore…. (more)
April 7, 2018
Urge Trump to tuck conservative priority inside trade deal
— Some of the conservative movement’s biggest names urged President Trump Thursday to use NAFTA negotiations as a way to get around a Democratic filibuster and push through major cuts to government regulations. In a letter to the president, the conservatives urged him to tuck the REINS Act, which would give Congress a veto over any new major Executive Branch regulations, inside a newly negotiated North American Free Trade Agreement…. (more)
April 7, 2018
— Even in today’s world of cellphone cameras and relentless 24-hour news cycles, Sen. Ted Kennedy still would have ducked more serious charges from his car accident in Chappaquiddick in which passenger Mary Jo Kopechne died, says Howie Carr, author of “Kennedy Babylon: A Century of Scandal and Depravity.”… (more)
April 7, 2018
WASHINGTON TIMES — A Parkland student badly wounded while saving the lives of classmates has blamed the Florida mass shooting on the sheriff and the school district, saying the confessed gunman should have been kicked out long before the deadly rampage…. (more)
April 7, 2018
— Rev. Al Sharpton and Parkland shooting survivor Aalayah Eastmond have joined forces to plan a gun control rally outside Trump Tower in New York City in June…. (more)
April 7, 2018
NEWSMAX — A 67-year-old man died Saturday from injuries sustained in a four-alarm fire on the 50th floor of Trump Tower in New York City, according to news reports. The man, identified by NYPD as Todd Brassner, was pronounced dead at Mount Sinai Roosevelt Hospital in Manhattan, DailyMail.com reports…. (more)
April 7, 2018
WASHINGTON EXAMINER — In less than two weeks, James Comey is poised to begin a book tour and break his silence about his experience serving as FBI director before he was fired last summer by President Trump. Beyond the occasional tweet in which he has defended an embattled FBI from Trump’s criticisms, Comey has largely kept out of the public eye while wrapping up his book, titled “A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership.” But with April 17, the day his memoir hits bookshelves, fast approaching, a number of potential complications have arisen…. (more)
April 5, 2018
NEWSMAX — The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee has given the FBI seven days to turn over unredacted documents that kicked off the Russia investigation. According to The Hill, Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., sent a letter to the FBI on Wednesday that carried an April 11 deadline. In it, he demanded original copies of a bureau document that outlined the probable cause to begin the counterintelligence investigation against members of the Trump campaign in 2016…. (more)
April 5, 2018
WASHINGTON EXAMINER — Former CIA Director John Brennan condemned President Trump in a terse tweet late Wednesday, sharing an unfavorable comparison of the 45th president to some of his predecessors…. (more)
April 5, 2018
VICTOR DAVIS HANSON
— On March 17, ex-CIA Director John Brennan tweeted about the current president of the United States: “When the full extent of your venality, moral turpitude, and political corruption becomes known, you will take your rightful place as a disgraced demagogue in the dustbin of history. … America will triumph over you.”… (more)
April 5, 2018
— A book published in March offered a startling but little-noticed revelation about former CIA Director John Brennan. According to “Russian Roulette,” Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid believed Brennan was using him as a conduit to publicize possible links between Trump campaign associates and the Russian government…. (more)
April 5, 2018
AMAZON — At 2:45 AM on Nov. 8, 2016, television networks announced to a stunned nation that Pennsylvania had gone for Donald Trump, making him the president-elect of the United States, defying all odds in a surreal victory that sent the Deep State – well-funded hard-left extremists, the mainstream media, Obama/Clinton holdovers in the government bureaucracy, and clandestine forces within the U.S. intelligence apparatus – into an immediate panic. By dawn on Nov. 9, they were already planning Trump’s demise…. (more)
News – 4/10/2018
National Guard members start arriving at US-Mexico border
National Guard members have started arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border with more expected as federal government officials continue to discuss what they’ll do about illegal immigration. The Republican governors of Texas, Arizona and New Mexico on Monday committed 1,600 Guard members to the border, giving President Donald Trump many of the troops he requested to fight what he’s called a crisis of migrant crossings and crime.
GEFIRA: In 2020, German Society Will Start Collapsing
Since the German population is declining at a staggering pace, before the end of the century there will only be 22 million indigenous Germans left. Currently the working population has already begun to shrink. This drop is still moderate compared to what will come after 2020. The disappearing of the nation that has just begun will have catastrophic consequences. The German government recorded a large budget surplus last year, a sign that the authorities are not willing or able to invest in their own country.
Islam’s ‘Abrahamic’ Dilemma
After a Muslim from an Oklahoma City mosque decapitated a woman, “an official from Washington D.C. flew into Oklahoma to present a special thank you to the Muslim congregation.” He read them a message from former President Barack Obama: “Your service is a powerful example of the powerful roots of the Abrahamic faiths and how our communities can come together with shared peace with dignity and a sense of justice.” Indeed, Obama has often spoken of “the shared Abrahamic roots of three of the world’s major religions.” Also, those who ascribe to the “three Abrahamic Faiths” theory never mention—or bother to learn—the key problem: Islam does not treat biblical characters the way Christianity does.
Israel Notified US Ahead of Syrian Airstrike: Report
Israel reportedly informed the United States in advance of its airstrike in Syria early Monday morning, two U.S. officials told NBC News. While the Israel Defense Forces has not confirmed it was behind the airstrike, both Russia and Syria have blamed Israel for the military attack on the T-4 base in Homs province, which has reportedly killed 14 people. Notably, the Kremlin said that Israel did not notify Russia ahead of the airstrike on the Syrian base. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov called Israel’s actions “a cause for concern.”
Top Iranian official says Israel to face ‘response’ over air base attack
Syria, Iran and Russia have accused Israel of being behind a strike on a Syrian air base – something Israel has neither confirmed nor denied. “allegations from Tehran and Moscow that Israel carried out the aerial bombing and caused serious damage to the Iranian target raises the likelihood of a deterioration in the military situation between Iran and Israel. Iran may increase its attempts to strike at Israel via the Golan Heights using Hezbollah and Shiite proxies from the ‘Foreign Legion’ that it established in Syria.
China’s Xi renews pledges to open economy, cut tariffs this year as U.S. trade row deepens
Chinese President Xi Jinping promised on Tuesday to open the country’s economy further and lower import tariffs on products including cars, in a speech seen as an attempt to defuse an escalating trade dispute with the United States. While most of the pledges were reiterations of previously announced reforms, which foreign businesses complain are long overdue, Xi’s comments sent stock markets and the dollar higher on hopes of a compromise that could avert a trade war.
Ground broken on high-priority stretch of Trump’s border wall in New Mexico
On a remote stretch of border in New Mexico, the newest installment of President Donald Trump’s border wall began construction Monday. “It’s 18 feet high. The bollards are filled with concrete. You got rebar running up inside. It goes six feet underground and two feet of concrete on top of that,” says El Paso Sector Chief Aaron Hull. “A wall isn’t designed to stop everybody. But you would have to be one of the more determined illegal aliens to scale it, get through it or dig under it.”
Trump strikes back against Mueller ‘witch hunt’
At the start of a meeting with senior military leadership Monday night, President Trump blasted the FBI’s raid of his personal lawyer’s office, calling it a “disgraceful situation” and an “attack on our country in a true sense … an attack on what we all stand for.” “It’s a total witch hunt. I’ve been saying it for a long time. I’ve wanted to keep it down. I’ve given over a million pages in documents to the special counsel.
Moscow calls in Israeli ambassador after alleged attack in Syria
A day after Russia accused Israel of attacking the T4 airbase in Syria, Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov summoned Israel’s Ambassador to Russia Gary Koren to the Foreign Minister to discuss the matter, TASS reported on Tuesday. According to the report, Bogdanov said that this conversation was needed to prevent further escalation and to look for ways to normalize the situation.
No more a shadow war: Confrontation between Israel and Iran intensifies
Israel does not acknowledge or confirm the attack in Syria at the T4 base near the city of Homs. At the same time, it seems that the US and Russia have completely shattered Israel’s ability to deny the action. While the public debate and the struggle for national interests and prestige are increasingly heated between Trump and Putin, they may also have implications for Israel’s security.
Ahead of U.S. nuke deal deadline, Iran threatens to renew enrichment
Iran will be able to restore its halted uranium enrichment process in a matter of hours and produce enriched uranium stockpiles in less than two days if the nuclear deal is discarded, Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Spokesperson Behrouz Kamalvandi warned Monday according to Iranian Fars News Agency. Kamalvandi explained that there are currently 1,600 centrifuges at the Fordow reactor, spinning idly, that could be used for enrichment.
Syria ‘chemical attack’: Trump pledges ‘forceful’ US response
US President Donald Trump has promised a “forceful” response to the alleged chemical attack in Syria, as Western leaders consider what action to take. “We have a lot of options militarily,” he told reporters. He added that a response would be decided “shortly”. Mr Trump said the US was getting some “good clarity” on who was responsible for the incident in Douma on Saturday.
FBI raids offices, home of Trump’s personal lawyer: sources
The Federal Bureau of Investigation on Monday raided the offices and home of U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen, law enforcement sources said, in a dramatic new development in a series of probes involving close Trump associates. Cohen’s lawyer, Stephen M. Ryan, said that U.S. prosecutors conducted a search that was partly a referral by the Office of Special Counsel, Robert Mueller.
Russia: Israeli use of force against Palestinians ‘unacceptable’
Russia’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday that the IDF’s use of force against Palestinians at protests inside the Gaza Strip was unacceptable. Palestinian demonstrations, which began on March 30, have been dubbed “The Great March of Return” of refugees and their descendants to ancestral homes now in Israel. In a statement, the Russian Foreign Ministry criticized what it described as Israel’s “indiscriminate use of force against the civilian population.”
U.S. backs EU Iran sanctions push, warns firms against Tehran trade
The United States on Tuesday welcomed a push by some EU states to impose new sanctions on Iran and warned firms considering doing business with the Islamic Republic that they could be funding militant groups and regional instability. U.S. President Donald Trump has set European allies a May 12 deadline to revamp an international deal agreed with Tehran in 2015 that lifted international sanctions against Iran in exchange for curbs on its nuclear programme.
Ukraine to impose sanctions on Russian oligarchs: president
Ukraine will impose sanctions on Russian oligarchs including Oleg Deripaska, following the lead of penalties ordered by the United States, President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday. A new round of U.S. sanctions, announced on Friday, target officials and business people around Russian President Vladimir Putin, in response to alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.
North Korean foreign minister, on Moscow visit, calls for closer Russia ties
North Korea’s foreign minister, on a visit to Moscow, said on Tuesday that the situation on the Korean Peninsula and world events showed that his country and Russia needed to forge stronger ties. Ri Yong Ho spoke before holding talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on the situation around North Korea’s nuclear and missile programme and tensions involving Pyongyang, Seoul and Washington.
Multiple Earthquakes strike Midwest USA — Superfracture spreads at Fracking Operations
Major increase in seismic unrest across the Midwest USA……
DARPA’s ‘Prosthetic’ Memory & Biometric ID To Buy Food
India & China are already rolling out population control technologies like requiring biometric ID to even buy food, but DARPA is making huge leaps in their ability to selectively remove memories or implant them, with the focus now on non-invasive brain interfaces.
WikiLeaks Offers $100,000 Reward for Information Showing Who is Responsible for Alleged Douma Chemical Attack
Despite their publisher being gagged and silenced for the past couple of weeks, WikiLeaks is still functioning and seeking to bring truth to the public.
California state senator who pushed vaccine mandate now seeks to CRIMINALIZE “fake news” about medicine, politics and government
In the latest stunning assault on the freedom to think, California state senator Richard Pan— known as the “Mercury Joker” super villain for pushing mandatory vaccines into law via SB 277 — now wants to criminalize all bloggers and independent journalists who dare question the official narratives on vaccines, medicine, politics and government.
Survival Condos: A Tour of Bunkers for Rich People in the Middle of Kansas
This time, we’ll travel a bit closer to home – right in the middle of…Kansas. In the small town of Glasco, Kansas, population 473, lies the ultimate in luxury bunker destinations: Survival Condos.
ANALYSIS: Russia is aiding Iran Axis prepare for war with Israel
Netanyahu has always said that deployment of the Iranian-backed pro-Assad coalition near the Israeli border, constituted a red line.
US TO STRIKE SYRIA TONIGHT? American destroyer off the coast of Syria being harassed by Russian warplanes as conflict reaches boiling point
The United States could be set to launch air strikes against Syria as soon as tonight, with a Tomahawk missile-armed destroyer already in place.
Amazon Patent Admits To 1984-Style Spying…That Could Lead To Your Arrest
…If you were suspicious of technology like Siri and Alexa, you’ve got good instincts–it turns out that Amazon’s voice-controlled “personal assistant” technology is being used to spy on you.
WW3: Japan Activates Marines For First Time Since WWII On Chinese Border
Fears of a third world war spiked over the weekend as Japan activated their marines for the first time since World War 2. About 2,100 members of the Amphibious Rapid Deployment Brigade (ARDB) were activated in a ceremony in which the troops wore camouflage.
Rev. Graham: University of Tennessee’s ‘Sex Week’ ‘Simply Promoting Sin’
…Franklin Graham, son of the late-, world-renowned preacher Billy Graham, further said that some media refer to the week-long event (April 6-12) as “Sodom & Gomorrah,” and that the university is “pushing this filthy trash on young people whose parents are paying good money to send them [their children] for a quality education.”
China’s Xi to U.N. Chief: ‘We Need to Be Pushing for’ Global Governance
Chinese communist leader Xi Jinping met United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in Beijing this weekend and reportedly urged the leader to further promote “global governance” to solve the world’s problems.
Two-thirds of ‘child refugees’ in UK who were questioned are actually adults
Hundreds of supposed unaccompanied ‘child refugees’ who came to Britain have actually been found to be adults, according to a new report from the immigration watchdog. In a ridiculous state of affairs, two-thirds of those scrutinised turned out to actually be over the age of 18.
Headlines – 4/10/2018
Amid controversy, Honduran president backs out of Independence Day event
East Jerusalem Is the Double-edged Sword of Israel’s Capital
Arab citizens back Israel, slam Hamas over Gaza border protests
Hamas vows Gaza protests to last until Palestinians ‘return to all of Palestine’
IDF probes video of troops cheering as sniper shoots Palestinian near Gaza fence
As Fatah-Hamas feud deepens, PA withholds salaries from workers in Gaza
PA lifts ‘disguise’ on ‘martyr’ payments, defying Taylor Force Act
Netanyahu meets families of IDF soldiers whose remains are held by Hamas
Russia slams Israel’s use of ‘indiscriminate and unacceptable’ force against Palestinians
Syria and Russia accuse Israel of missile attack on Assad airbase
Russia outs Israel, says two Israeli fighter jets struck Iranian base in Syria
Tehran accuses Israel of strike that killed 4 Iranians in Syria
14 said killed in attack on Syrian facility previously targeted by Israel
US said to confirm Israel hit Syria base, as Russia complains it was not warned
Israel has launched countless strikes in Syria. What’s new is Russia’s response
Syria: Israel’s attack not possible without US support
After Syria strike, Netanyahu says Israel will hit all those who seek to harm it
Analysis: Strike in Syria shows Netanyahu follows through on threats
Syria airstrike attributed to Israel was attempt to curtail Iranian air power
Target of Syria base strike was likely Iranian drone base
Israeli officials warn against Iran’s ‘dangerous empowerment’ in Syria
Syria strikes spotlight Israel’s nightmare: Iran on its border
UN unable assign responsibility for Syria airbase attack
Initial US assessment suggests nerve agent used in Syria attack
2013 Syrian Gas Attack Survivor: Whole World ‘Should Be Ashamed’
Israel: Alleged Syrian chemical attack a ‘crime against humanity’
Israel’s Chief Rabbi Calls for Immediate Action to Stop ‘Little Holocaust’ in Syria
White supremacists defend Assad, warn Trump: Don’t let Israel force you into war with Syria
Why did Assad use chemical weapons? Because he can
Trump Condemns ‘Sick’ Syria Disaster Yet Slams The Door On Countless Refugees
Trump calls Syria chemical attack ‘atrocious,’ says U.S. to make ‘major decisions’ in coming hours
If Trump Bombs Syria, He’ll Be Doing It Without Congress’ Authorization
Haley urges UN to ‘see justice done’ in Syria, vows US response
US: Syria doesn’t have moral authority to lead UN forum on disarmament
Nikki Haley to UN on Chemical Weapons: ‘Only a Monster Does This’
The Latest: UN seeks way to address chemical arms in Syria
Syria ‘chemical attack’: Russia and US in fierce row at UN
Putin warns against ‘provocation and speculation’ on Syria chemical attack
Russia says it has warned US of ‘grave repercussions’ if Syria is attacked
Report: Erdogan and Putin discussed need to halt civilian deaths in Syria’s eastern Ghouta
Haley: Russia has blood of Syrian children on its hands
How Putin’s Folly Could Lead to a Middle East War – Russia’s intervention in Syria has brought the region to the brink of disaster
Kremlin aide: Russia’s centuries-long romance with West over
“Toxic Assets”: Ruble Crashes, Russian Stocks Plunge Most In 4 Years After US Sanctions
Iran Vows to Halt Currency Slump as Rial Weakens to Record
Iran says chemical attack charges are ‘conspiracy’ against the Syrian regime
Rohani: Iran’s response to U.S. exit from nuclear deal will be ‘stronger than imagined’
Iran’s President Celebrates Nuclear Tech Day, Warns Trump He Will ‘Regret’ Ending Deal
Iran Threatens to Restart Nuke Enrichment Program in Matter of Days
Bolton takes the helm on national security at time of tumult
Gulf feud hits new low with proposal to make Qatar an island
New foam armor for tanks can pulverize enemies
Amazing military ATVs armed with laser weapons will blast drones out of the sky
Marines’ ultra-powerful heavily-armed mega-drone will devastate enemies of the US
Troops sent by Trump to border will fly drones, gather intel – and clear brush, too
After sweeping win, Hungary’s Orban sets sights on Soros
The Liberal Press Rebelled Against Reality – and Lost
Trump furious after FBI seizes documents from his lawyer
Trump slams ‘disgraceful’ FBI raid of lawyer’s office: ‘It’s an attack on our country’
Trump attorney Cohen is being investigated for possible bank fraud, campaign finance violations
Shock: Facebook Is Tracking You Even If You’re Not on Facebook
Police: Online Global Threat Game Shuts Down Schools
Chinese facial recognition company becomes world’s most valuable AI start-up
5.1 magnitude earthquake hits near Gisborne, New Zealand
Sabancaya volcano in Peru erupts to 23,000ft
Fuego volcano in Guatemala erupts to 16,000ft
Reventador volcano in Ecuador erupts to 14,000ft
Aoba volcano in Vanuatu erupts to 14,000ft
Turrialba volcano in Costa Rica erupts to 12,500ft
Sakurajima volcano on Japan erupts to 12,000ft
The $66 billion Bayer-Monsanto merger just got a major green light – but farmers are terrified
Marijuana linked to ‘unbearable’ sickness across US as use grows following legalisation
CDC turns to Google searches, tweets to predict syphilis outbreaks
Warning that sex robots could ‘change humanity forever’ thanks to ‘too easy’ sex
After ‘no hell’ report, Pope gives the devil his due
Mike Ratliff – Who or what is an antichrist?
Francis Chan Warns Those Who Criticize Christian Leaders: “God Will Destroy You”
Mitzi Bickers, Atlanta Pastor Accused of Taking $2M in Bribes, Tells Church to Turn ‘Worry Into Worship’
The late C. Peter Wagner highlighting the reorganizing of his NARpostolic network and agenda
Kenneth Copeland and Oral Roberts Brag About Being RICH
Most Pastors Say Their Churches Never Discipline Members for Sinful Misconduct, Survey Finds
Former Word of Faith members claim they were coached as children on lying to DSS
Egyptian Christians: Multitudes Come to Christ After Church Bombings, West ‘Doesn’t See, Hear’