Monday, July 31, 2017

Just a Thought...
On Russia
By: Diane Sori / The Patriot Factor

In today's world replete with islamic terrorists and a North Korean man-child gone mad, we need Putin's Russia as an ally NOT as an enemy.

Nikki Haley on North Korea: 'The Time for Talk is Over'
In the wake of North Korea's latest ICBM launch, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said Sunday the US is not seeking a Security Council emergency session to discuss the matter.

Seeing that the North Korean regime repeatedly violates existing Security Council resolutions, there is no point in having another session and producing another resolution, according to a statement Haley released Sunday.

It states, in part:
“There is no point in having an emergency session if it produces nothing of consequence. North Korea is already subject to numerous Security Council resolutions that they violate with impunity and that are not complied with by all UN Member States.
“An additional security council resolution that does not significantly increase the international pressure on North Korea is of no value. In fact, it is worse than nothing, because it sends the message to the North Korean dictator that the international community is unwilling to seriously challenge him.
“China must decide whether it is finally willing to take this vital step. The time for talk is over. The danger the North Korean regime poses to international peace is now clear to all.”
Vice President Mike Pence echoed her sentiments, calling on China to act and saying "the era of strategic patience is over."

See Ambassador Haley's actual tweet here:
Collins: Trump's Threats Won't Sway My Healthcare Vote
By Solange Reyner / NEWSMAX 

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine on Sunday told CNN host Jake Tapper she wouldn't be swayed by President Donald Trump's threat to cut off funding for Obamacare payments.

"It really would be detrimental to some of the most vulnerable citizens if those payments were cut off," said Collins on "State of the Union."

"The people they benefit are the people who make 100 percent to 250 percent of the poverty rate, so we're talking about low income Americans who would be devastated if those payments were cut off," she said. "The threats to cut off those payments has contributed to the instability in the insurance market, but the first bill we should consider is how to stabilize the market and that is a key component to ensure that those payments continue to be made to benefit low-income Americans."
Trump on Saturday tweeted, "if a new healthcare bill is not approved quickly, bailouts for insurance companies and bailouts for members of Congress will end very soon!"

He was referring to cost-sharing reduction payments, which lower the amount individuals have to pay for deductibles, copayment and insurance.

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Break out the champagne: State Department officials quitting over “complete and utter disdain for our expertise”

By Robert Spencer / Jihad Watch

We can only hope that with the departure of these failed State Department officials, their failed policies will be swept out along with them. Chief among these is the almost universally held idea that poverty causes terrorism. The United States has wasted uncounted (literally, because a great deal of it was in untraceable bags full […]

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U.S. Muslim Leaders Promote Nationwide Protests Despite Israeli Concessions


This reveals to anyone who might not have known already what the one of the primary objectives of these Muslim groups in America really is: undermining and ultimately destroying Israel. No concessions will ever be sufficient. For these Muslim groups, they are all just stepping stones to the total destruction of Israel. That’s why Netanyahu should have held firm: his concession will only encourage more violence.

“U.S. Islamists Promote Nationwide Protests Despite Israeli Concessions,” IPT News, July 28, 2017:

In solidarity with Palestinian factions and terrorist groups, pro-Palestinian Islamist organizations in the United States are gearing up for more anti-Israel protests today, even though the original cause for their anger has been rescinded.

Israel removed metal detectors Tuesday which were installed near an entrance to Jerusalem’s Al Aqsa Mosque in response to a deadly July 14th terrorist attack. Terrorists managed to smuggle their guns into the mosque the morning of the attack. Yet Israel’s acquiescence has not silenced its main detractors.

Still, rallies planned throughout the country are being pushed by American Muslims for Palestine (AMP), the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), and Jewish Voice for Peace. Similar gatherings last week featured harsh anti-Israel rhetoric.

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Saturday, July 29, 2017

RIGHT SIDE PATRIOTS...for those who missed last night's broadcast (or just want to listen in again) where Craig and Diane discussed diversity and political correctness, a new low in public education, and important news of the can listen to it at your convenience on SoundCloud at:

Friday, July 28, 2017

Just a Thought...
Talk About Collusion
By: Diane Sori / The Patriot Factor

The fix is in folks as Debbie Wasserman-Schultz's brother Steven Wasserman, a D.C. Assistant U.S. Attorney, will oversee the trial of Irman Anwan and will (I believe) steer the prosecution to get him off scot-free so as to protect his sister's butt.

Senate rejects 'skinny repeal' of ObamaCare as 3 Republicans vote no

Senate Republicans failed to pass Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s proposed “skinny repeal” amendment in a vote Friday morning, signaling what could be the end to any hopes of repealing and replacing ObamaCare. 
As the clock neared 2 a.m. ET, the amendment proposal failed, 51-49, with Republican Sens. John McCain of Arizona, Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska joining Democrats in voting no.
“It is time to move on,” McConnell said after the vote.

Added Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y.: "We are not celebrating. We are relieved."

Shortly after, President Trump took to Twitter to express his disapointment in the three Republicans who voted against the amendment, saying they "let the American people down."

"3 Republicans and 48 Democrats let the American people down. As I said from the beginning, let ObamaCare implode, then deal. Watch!" Trump tweeted.

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Minneapolis: After Muslim cop shoots unarmed woman, investigators search her home
By Robert Spencer /Jihad Watch


Were they looking for something they could use to exculpate Mohamed Noor, the “diversity” hire who shot her? After all, the shooting has cast into sharp relief the consequences of keeping incompetent cops on the police force for their symbolic value. Are Minnesota authorities trying to save face by finding a way to blame the […]

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Facebook’s forcible suppression of opposition

More of Facebook’s forcible suppression of opposition. Below is a screenshot my European partner Anders Gravers took after he tried to share my post about Google’s scrub of search results when it comes to articles that criticize Islam. When he clicked to share, FB said only people that I have chosen in a specific audience are allowed to see it. I HAVE CHOSEN NO SUCH AUDIENCE. I am public. Everything I write and share is public. We need legislation to free us from the chokehold Facebook and social media giants have on our First Amendment rights.

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Today, Friday, July 28th from 7 to 9pm EST on American Political Radio, RIGHT SIDE PATRIOTS Craig Andresen and Diane Sori discuss diversity and political correctness, a new low in public education, and important news of the day.

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Diversity and Political Correctness...
the Bane of Us All
By: Diane Sori / The Patriot Factor / Right Side Patriots on American Political Radio

"She didn't have to die."
- former Minneapolis Police Chief JaneƩ Harteau

Buzz words...unfortunately in today's world it seems political buzz words set the tone for both public policy and public cover-ups. Take for example these two buzz words...'diversity' in the inclusion of people of different races or cultures into the fabric of our American society...and 'political correctness' in the avoidance of language and/or actions deemed to be excluding, marginalizing, or insulting towards any given group of people. Unfortunately, these buzz words appear linked together more times than not and seem to be the property of the left to use solely against the right.

And sometimes buzz words, especially when coupled with actions, do come back to haunt as 'diversity' in the name of 'political correctness' can and does have dire consequences. Take one recent example involving the murder of Justine Ruszczyk Damond, the Australian bride-to-be who was fatally shot by Minneapolis Police Officer Mohamed Noor, after she called 911 to report a sexual assault behind her home. Clad in a bathrobe. Damond approached the driver’s side of the squad car to talk to the officers, but instead Noor opened fire on the unarmed woman from the passenger side, killing her instantly with one bullet to the abdomen.

So how does diversity and political correctness come into play in regards to this case? In regards to diversity... Mohamad Noor...a devout muslim of Somali descent with just 21 months on the job and with a known history of an 'attitude' towards say those who know him... was needed as a 'token' of sorts to show how diverse and inclusive the Minneapolis Police Department was in regards to its hiring practices. In other words, Noor was hired in the name of muslim 'inclusion' as espoused in the doctrine known as political correctness...hired so as not to offend or leave off the force a Somali muslim...hired to placate Minneapolis' large and ever-growing Somali muslim population.

Entering an accelerated police cadet program that required only seven months of training in order to wear the badge and patrol the streets, Noor was fast-tracked into entering said program, never mind that critically absent from this fast-track program was and still is must-needed field experience...experience proven missing by how ill-prepared this muslim officer was to handle a routine police call...a routine call that occurs daily in the world beyond the muslim enclave in which Noor lived.

And in an attempt to protect the Minneapolis PD's call for diversity and to do so via the application of all things deemed politically needed when protecting a person of minority status against what the left considers the lunatic far right...the circling of the wagons to protect this muslim cop has been set into motion. And sadly that includes the fact that while the Minneapolis PD's Internal Affairs Unit can “compel” Officer Noor...who still refuses to be interviewed by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension which is investigating the give a statement as part of its own investigation into what happened in the early morning hours of July 15th and then fire Noor if he refuses to cooperate. It also means that any statement Noor does give cannot be used against him in any criminal investigation, including in an internal use-of-force investigation, which is standard any time an officer discharges a weapon.

And the circle of protection in the name of diversity is complete.

But what is most grievous in all this is that an innocent woman is dead while a muslim officer is being protected so as not to upset the diversity applecart for this incident is being portrayed in the name of political correctness by the media as nothing but “one individual's actions” no matter that the body cameras of both the officers on scene which should have been turned on were not...I mean how convenient is that.

Diversity and its counterpart political correctness score one...and the victim scores is usually the case.

And this is but one example of many where there is no justice for the true victim but the minority perpetrator is made into or hailed as a hero or is media twisted into becoming the victim himself, all in the name of protecting diversity fueled on in the name of political correctness to the nth degree.

But the fact is that both racial and ethnic diversity for diversity's sake alone especially when fueled on in the name of political correctness...which is actually just another name for a detriment to society. Too much diversity within the confines of any given area...whether it be a town, a city, or a country... divides people instead of uniting them for it waters down the commonalities that should be used to unite us and assimilate, replaces it with a belief system both foreign to us and many times counter to the beliefs, morals, and values that define us as Americans. In fact, in today's America large scale immigration into our country...whether legally or illegally...of any one group of people causes harm to the very fabric of our nation's society for it seems of late that said group of people instead of assimilating into American society expect American's not only to assimilate into their culture but to put their cultural norms above our own.

Simply, when the reality of what is actually happening finally sets in, and when that which is politically correct gets pushed to the side, the indisputable fact that remains is the more diverse a population becomes the less the needs of the collective whole gets taken into consideration as politics and policy set will always have those in power pandering to the largest segment of the given population they represent whether it be American citizens or those living here without citizenship. In other words, the call for diversity allows for the imposing of special treatment for some at the expense of others...many times with the political reward being needed votes garnered.

And this causes both verbal divisiveness and physical conflict not just between opposing cultures but within the subcultures of the minorities themselves. You can see this in action in the black inner cities across America with middle class blacks having to defend themselves against the mentality of those blacks believing that they are 'entitled' to what others have without having to work for it; you can see it in the Hispanic barrios where the young people who want to assimilate come up against gangs who will kill them if they do; and you will especially see it in the muslim enclaves replete with 'No Go' zones and with sharia law being placed above the Constitution. And feeding into and fueling on this divisiveness is the politicians who pander to the wants and demands of these minorities strictly for their above said votes.

Now do you see how political correctness trumps that which is both morally right and many times even trumps laws already on the books. And it is all done in the name of diversity now being labeled as political correctness for they are indeed one in the same yet at the same time political correctness can stand alone as an entity solely unto itself.

Let me explain...simply...the push for diversity could not exist without political correctness fueling it on but political correctness can and does exist even if it does not have the concept of diversity itself to feed upon. Political correctness and it's touchy-feely counterpart called 'sensitivity' know where simple words might hurt some one's itty-bitty feelings...has caused even the small differences that divide us to become almost insurmountable differences.

Remember, political correctness calls for silence...for specific designated things to remain unspoken. And if the political powers that be dictate that you cannot speak of the enemy, of race, of religion, of cultural differences, or even of political differences themselves, then the entire premise of diversity simply cannot exist for diversity it demands...conversation if it is to succeed otherwise diversity forced upon us becomes what amounts to both a tangible here-and-now physical invasion as well as an invasion of our thoughts...for politically 'correct-speak' regarding the invaders will eventually become the rule of the day.

And that is the point we are at today for in the name of diversity we are forced to tolerate those invading our shores...we are forced to accept those whose culture goes against everything our Judeo-Christian society believes in and holds dear...from religious beliefs to our societal norms as our country is turned upside down as political correctness itself, driven by a media out of control, becomes the consummate 'Big Brother' to watch over us all.

And you know what is the scariest thing of all...incidents like Minneapolis where “she didn't have to die” are becoming all too commonplace, and when folks excuse those happenings or just push them aside because the politicians have us believing that diversity is more important than an innocent life lost, then you know this country is in truly serious trouble... even more than we ever thought so before.

Bottom line...I red, white, and blue America back and diversity and political correctness be damned.

Copyright © 2017 Diane Sori / The Patriot Factor

Today, Friday, July 28th from 7 to 9pm EST on American Political Radio, RIGHT SIDE PATRIOTS Craig Andresen and Diane Sori discuss diversity and political correctness, a new low in public education, and important news of the day.

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Thursday, July 27, 2017

Graham to Introduce Legislation to Make it Hard for Trump to Fire Mueller

Graham to Introduce Legislation to Make it Hard for Trump to Fire MuellerSen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) sounded off on President Trump’s behavior toward his attorney general on Capitol Hill Thursday, telling him he is acting out of “weakness” by trying to intimidate Sessions to quit.

“If he wants to fire him, fire him,” the senator said, but don’t resort to bullying.

In particular, Graham was unnerved by the president's sending a series of tweets questioning Sessions's loyalty and fitness to serve.

"He's a good man who deserves better," Graham said.

Graham called Sessions to offer his support, telling him to "hang in there." If Trump does fire Sessions, there will be "hell to pay," because Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, has indicated he will not hold any new confirmation hearings for the position.

The committee's agenda is set in stone.

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Obamacare Repeal Fails Early in Senate'sHealthcare Debate 


The Senate rejected a simple repeal of Obamacare on Wednesday, still in the early stages of an unpredictable floor debate on health care amid significant doubts that Republicans can muster the 50 votes needed to pass any kind of bill.

GOP leaders are holding votes on a slew of different health proposals this week to see how close they can get to passing something. The amendment defeated 45-55 Wednesday was similar to the Affordable Care Act repeal that passed Congress in 2015 and was vetoed by then-President Barack Obama.

"It’s really the only piece of legislation" that can force Republicans and Democrats to sit down and work on a compromise, GOP Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee, who backed the simple repeal, told reporters before the vote.

This week’s debate on amendments -- which will be punctuated with skirmishes over obscure rules and parliamentary challenges -- will culminate in an all-night “vote-a-rama” later this week that could feature dozens, or even hundreds, of amendment votes.

At the end of it, Republican leaders hope to be able to pass a health measure, even if it’s just a slimmed-down Obamacare repeal that only scraps a handful of the law’s most unpopular provisions.

Senator John Cornyn of Texas, the No. 2 Republican, said GOP leaders are exploring a scaled-back repeal plan that can pass and be sent to conference negotiations with the House, which has a broad bill. That could open doors to restoring Senate provisions that can’t pass this time, he said.

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Google bows to Muslim pressure, changes search results to conceal criticism of Islam and jihad

By Robert Spencer / Jihad Watch


“Google’s first page results for searches of terms such as ‘jihad’, ‘shariah’ and ‘taqiyya’ now return mostly reputable explanations of the Islamic concepts. Taqiyya, which describes the circumstances under which a Muslim can conceal their belief in the face of persecution, is the sole term to feature a questionable website on the first page of […]
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Rep Steve King: Democrat Muslim IT spy ring is “an enormous act of treason, a lot of people complicit” had access to “all the communication of the Foreign Affairs Committee”
There is a reason the fake newsmedia is filling the airwaves with Trump/Russia bunk. It’s the old sleight of hand. Don’t look there, look here?

Where’s Jeff Sessions? Where the hell is everyone?

The scandal goes all the way to the top – Clinton and Pelosi. The list of those reportedly employing the Awans and their associates includes these 23 current or former Democrats in Congress, including: Andre Carson, Luis Guiterez, Jim Himes, Terri Sewell, Jackie Speier, Mike Quigley, Eric Swalwell, Patrick Murphy, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Joaquini Castro, Lois Frankel, Ted Lieu, Robin Kelly, Tammy Duckworth, Mark Takano, John Sarbanes, Diana DeGette, Cedric Richmond, Charlie Crist, Jacky Rosen, Sandy Levin, Karen Bass and Marcia Fudge.

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Jeff Sessions Sued By Medical Marijuana Patients Over Controlled Substances ActSeveral people, including a retired NFL player, a young girl with severe epilepsy, and a disabled veteran, have filed suit against Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the Drug Enforcement Agency, and the Department of Justice alleging that the Controlled Substances Act is unconstitutional. The plaintiffs say that listing marijuana as a "Schedule I" drug--meaning that it has no accepted medicinal use and a high potential for abuse--is "irrational" and the federal government is aware that the system is flawed. A majority of U.S. states have legalized some form of marijuana to treat a variety of illnesses.

For comparison's sake, marijuana is classified on the same level as heroin and LSD and on a higher level than cocaine and meth. Cocaine and meth are classified as "Schedule II" drugs, meaning that the government thinks that marijuana is more dangerous than drugs that killed over 9,000 people in 2016.
“Classifying cannabis as a ‘Schedule I drug’ is so irrational that it violates the U.S. Constitution,” the suit says. Meth and cocaine are schedule II drugs and thus considered more benign than marijuana under the law.

McCain makes dramatic return to Senate for health vote, condemns 'tribal' politics 

Israel removes metal detectors, “Palestinians” demand removal of security cameras 

By Robert Spencer / Jihad Watch

This story from the pro-jihad al-Jazeera bears the subtitle, “Palestinians continue to protest as mosque official says move does not fulfill Muslims’ demands to remove CCTV cameras.” The jihad killers and their supporters are making the demands. They kill Israelis, riot and kill more when the Israelis react by installing security measures, and make more […]
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Wasserman Schultz’s Muslim IT SPY Arrested Fleeing the Country After Smashed Hard Drives Seized                                                                                                                            By
Florida GOP Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s right-hand information technology (IT) aide was arrested attempting to leave the country after the FBI seized hard drives from his home. Imran Awan had been under investigation for stealing classified intel, potentially blackmailing house members and  various other data breaches.

This is the biggest blockbuster spy story.of the 21st century that no one is talking about. Dems and Muslims – enemedia dieties.

The party of treason and their jihad operatives. Back in February I reported on Muslim Congressional IT workers  for the Democrat party were under criminal investigation.  They were illegally accessing info from House Intel, Foreign Affairs servers. The two committees deal with many of the nation’s most sensitive issues and documents, including those related to the war on terrorism.

FBI agents seized several hard computer drives that had been smashed from the home of one of the Muslim IT staffers. This aide, Pakistani-born Imran Awan, has since been trying to get the drives back. FBI agents seized several hard computer drives that had been smashed from the home of former Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s information technology aide.

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Just a Thought...
Making Heroes Out of Criminals
By: Diane Sori / The Patriot Factor

I'm going to say something many will NOT like but feel it needs to be said. While I do NOT know if the driver of the truck knew he was bringing ILLEGALS into this country or NOT...I do know that I have NO sympathy for the 100 people crammed into the back of the truck 12 of whom died. And why...because they paid thousands of dollars to enter this country knowing they were doing so ILLEGALLY and thus are criminals we are better off without. Call me names if you will but the media making criminals out to be heroes is absolutely sickening.

Today, Tuesday, July 25th from 7 to 9pm EST on American Political Radio, RIGHT SIDE PATRIOTS Craig Andresen and Diane Sori will discuss their two takes on the Scaramuccci appointment and important news of the day.

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Anthony Scaramucci...Right or Wrong for the Job 
By: Diane Sori / The Patriot Factor / Right Side Patriots on American Political Radio

"A lot of you are hearing the news, and I want you to hear it directly from us." 
- Press Secretary Sean Spicer on rumors surrounding his then possible resignation

And so last Friday, Press Secretary Sean Spicer submitted his resignation in light of his disagreeing with President Trump's new communications director pick...and immediately the liberal media jumped on this as their self-perceived example of a Trump White House collapsing in on itself for Sean Spicer had only served as press secretary for six months.

And with the media now inserting themselves into the fray came their twisting of the facts surrounding Spicer's resignation which led directly into their time-tested and skillfully honed 'divert and deflect' scenario for while Susan Rice was testifying behind closed doors about all things Obama and Clinton...the real news story that needed reporting on...the media instead focused on what should have been a routine administrative change of command... a specific change of command done by past presidents and done so with little fanfare...that is until Donald Trump became president...until Donald Trump became the subject of a political witch hunt the likes of which is truly one for the history books.

So here's just one past example of this same scenario taking place...minus the media's trying to determine and fix the outcome. Remember back to May 1993 when then-president Bill Clinton...who like President Trump saw his administration off to a somewhat rocky start and who also was plagued by some  'supposed' missteps from his press people...replaced his then de-facto press secretary Communications Director George Stephanopolous...the very man who handled the daily press briefings... with longtime D.C. insider and former Reagan adviser David Gergen.

This then forced Stephanopolous into a less visible role as a policy advisor, but was there a media free-for-all that the person charged with framing policy for public consumption was being upended so early on in the Clinton there was not. In fact, many media hounds heralded this change as a way to help turn the Clinton administration back to the middle of the road...the road of bi-partisanship that Clinton ran on...while ignoring the fact that this change came on the heels of the abruptly unexpected dismissal of the Clinton travel office staff coupled with his razor-thin budget victory in the House of Representatives.

For the media, what's apparently good for the proverbial Democratic goose seems never to be good for the proverbial Republican gander.

So as Sean Spicer steps down as press secretary, no matter that President Trump asked him to stay on but to answer to his new appointee directly, he did so in a most gracious, humble, and sincere manner, because he believed that any new hiring would add to the “confusion and uncertainty already engulfing the White House,” if he stayed on, and that for the good of the country and Trump's agenda a clean slate was needed. But what of the man who now steps into the role of communications director...that man's name is Anthony Scaramucci...a savvy businessman but a man fairly new to the game of politics... and while he's a good man in the sense that good men are...I believe he is the wrong man for this important position.

Let me explain, but first let me say that while I supported Marco Rubio during the primary season, once Donald Trump secured the nomination I supported him as I promised I would do, and I campaigned for him and supported his agenda one hundred percent even though I never surrendered my core beliefs, and even though I do question a few of his cabinet and administration picks...picks which have me wondering exactly who advises our duly-elected president as to whom would be the best fit for each position that needs to be filled.

Anthony Scarmucci...who first supported Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and then former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush for president before jumping on the 'Trump Train' when they withdrew from the race, saw this appointment come just two months after Michael Dubke stepped down as the official in charge of the president 's messaging. And like Trump, Scaramucci is a New Yorker; is a successful former businessman, hedge fund manager, and financier; and is also a man who has switched party affiliation numerous times. Now again a Republican, this former Democrat and Obama supporter and fundraiser comes, as most in the political arena do, replete with some baggage of his own...baggage that has me unfortunately seeing 'red flags.'

And while these 'red flags' are not the 'red flags' of let's say a Hillary Clinton, they are 'red flags' nevertheless. Having more to do with past liberal-held beliefs than with his supposed now love fest for President Trump...which I myself witnessed when Scaramucci was introduced at last Friday's press conference where in a matter of minutes he repeated the words “I love President Trump” almost as many times as Obama used to say 'me, me, me and I, I, I'...that in and of itself has me worrying because when someone does such a 180 degree turn in their long-held beliefs in such a relatively short period of time a motive usually lurks somewhere in the background.

And here are some of Scaramucci's tweets that have me more than a bit worried...worried in the same way that I worry about General H.R. McMaster.

First 'red flag'...playing both sides of the political aisle while claiming practicality...for personal gain in cover all bases. “I am not a partisan just practical,” were Scarmucci's words in 2011 when he, a registered Republican at the time, admitted “I voted for Clinton and Obama.” And while it is true that most of Scaramucci's past monetary campaign donations did go to Republican candidates, he also gave many thousands of dollars to the campaigns of prominent and ever-so-vile Democrats, including Hillary Clinton's New York Senate re-election campaign; Harry Reid's re-election campaign; and to Barack HUSSEIN Obama himself when he first ran for president in 2008. And his most recent Democratic donation came just two years ago when in 2015 Scaramucci contributed thousands of dollars to the campaign of New York Rep. Kathleen Rice.

Second 'red flag'...even more disturbing to me than mere campaign donations is that Anthony Scaramucci tweeted and then stated on live TV for all to see and hear what are basically liberal talking points...talking points that are counter to conservative core values... and only are now being taken down and words retracted as they have come back to haunt. Claiming he's deleting old tweets for "full transparency" and that his past views should not be a "distraction" because those views have “evolved,” I say people might change one or two of their past views but all...I think not. And if one really wanted to be transparent why hide...why delete...what was once said. Shades of Hillary and the deleted emails I think.

And one of the most serious breeches, I believe, is what Anthony Scaramucci tweeted out in 2012 in regards to our all-important Second Amendment rights to "keep and bear arms."
Tweeting, “We (the USA) has 5% of the world's population but 50% of the world's guns...Enough is enough. It is just common sense it apply more controls,” had Scaramucci actually trying to make the Democrats case for more gun control...something no true red, white, and blue conservative or Republican would ever do or say.

Also in 2012, Scarmucci tweeted about Hillary Clinton, “I hope she runs, she is incredibly competent.” What makes this tweet ever so grievous is that this was tweeted just as the Benghazi investigation was fully the truth about “crooked” Hillary Clinton and her YouTube video defense was starting to unravel.

And while Scaramucci's tweeting slowed down somewhat at this point, by 2015 he was tweeting again, this time tweeting, “Walls don't work. Never have never will. The Berlin Wall 1961-1989 don't fall for it.” And while I do personally agree somewhat with his stance, I always add to it the words, 'however they do slowdown the influx to some degree'...words Scaramucci never added. And building the wall along our southern border was a key Trump campaign promise that helped get him elected, and now with his becoming communications director Scaramucci's words have become, “Trump is on a 'missile lock' to keep his promise to get that wall built...I assure you it's going to get done.” Nice words said but the fact remains we don't know if Scaramucci's personal stance on the wall has "evolved," and if it hasn't how will that affect what will be his job to promote.

Then in 2015, when appearing on the Fox Business Network, Anthony Scaramucci called then-candidate Trump a “hack politician” and a member of the "Queens County bullies association,” and asked Trump, “Are you a Democratic plant for Hillary Clinton and Elizabeth Warren? Stand here and tell us otherwise." But now all of a sudden we heard ad-nauseum this past Friday, “I love President Trump.” He loves President Trump...oh really...then why just this past December while being interviewed on MSNBC did Scaramucci in an attempt to deflect what the media was calling Trump’s routine departures from the truth say, “Don’t take him literally, take him symbolically. See, it’s different.” 
And let's be honest here, words once said can never really be taken back no matter new words spoken.“I should have never said that about him...So, Mr. President, if you’re listening, I personally apologize for the 50th time for saying that. But here’s the wonderful thing about the news media: That was three minutes of my life. He’s never forgotten it, you’ve never forgotten it, but I hope that someday, Mr. President, you’ll forget it.” Something tells me that while Donald Trump seems to have 'stored away' those words he is the kind of man who never truly forgets words attacking his person or his character.

And lastly, dare we forget that recently President Trump rightfully pulled us out of the farce known as the Paris Climate Change know what Trump himself called “nonsense”...nonsense concerning what is nothing but the 'weather.' Now here is what Anthony Scaramucci said just last year about climate change, “You can take steps to combat climate change without crippling the economy... The fact many people still believe CC is a hoax is disheartening.” Seems to contradict a core view of the very man and agenda Scaramucci claims he is “loyal” to...for how can you be loyal to a man and his agenda when you flip-flop your views for political gain alone.

So knowing all this the question remains is Anthony Scaramucch just another political wannabe now attaching himself to the president's coat tails for his own personal gain or is he really the right man for the job?

While President Trump has stated that he has “great respect” for Anthony Scaramucci and that he will be “an important addition to the administration,” the truth is that Anthony Scaramucci really has no qualifications as a communications professional let alone one to head Trump's press team. Originally tapped by Trump to serve in the White House Office of Public Liaison where Trump wanted him to be his “liaison” to the business community...which would have been a better fit...Trump heeded the words of Chief of Staff Reince Priebus against this appointment. So now we find him in the role of White House Communications Director.

But can Scaramucci succeed in this what is a non-policy making position...some pundits say yes. Citing that his introduction at Friday's press conference was smooth, polished, and confident, and that he appeared 'at home' at the podium, Scaramucci does appear to be a no-nonsense type of guy. When asked by one reporter, “Is it your commitment to give accurate information to the best of your ability from that podium?” Scaramucci without even a second of hesitancy responded, “I almost feel I don't have to answer that can tell from me and my body language what kind of person I am.”

And those words spoken show a level of both strength and confidence that to some seemed lacking in Sean Spicer...words that seemed even 'Trump-like'...a good thing for someone who will answer directly to the president. And Scaramucci appears to be quick on his feet with words...a 'spin-meister' if you will who also acts as the president's PR person of sorts...something needed when defending a president whose words and actions sometimes are misinterpreted...many times deliberately so by the left.

And as a former businessman and hedge fund manager, Scaramucci understands the complexities of much needed tax reform, the workings of business investment capital, and general economics...all things that will serve the Trump administration and 'We the People' well. And as a former Fox TV business host, Scaramucci also becomes Trump's key political operative in translating complicated reforms in such a way as to be both meaningful and easily understood by a general population unfamiliar with the complexities and intricacies involved in successfully implementing government reforms.

And please know that while I truly do wish Anthony Scaramucci well for he, like I previously said, is a good man, the 'red flags' still have me concerned for they are of the same sort that first caught my attention when President Trump appointed islamic-condoning General H.R. McMaster as National Secretary Advisor...a man who some say Trump now tunes out during his daily national security briefings..'red flags' as in whose side is McMaster really on. In McMaster's case I believe he is the prime leaker and administration traitor Trump has been on a search Scaramucci's case I just hope he is not a Democrat in disguise.

So as President Trump changes his communications team's key players and strategy...and here I must applaud Sarah Huckabee Sanders appointment as press secretary...know they have a tough job ahead of them as they go about trying to negate the pile of utter nonsense the Democrats have leveled against this president and his administration. And as President Trump continues to surround himself with generals and successful business people...only time will tell if Anthony Scaramucci is indeed the right pick to head the team charged with undoing the damage not of this president's doing.

To see now Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci's introduction to the press click here:  New White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci Speaks After Sean Spicer Resigns

For another take on the appointment of Anthony Scaramucci as White House Communications Director, please read my Right Side Patriots partner and friend Craig Andresen's article by clicking here:

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