Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Democratic Senator on Trump SCOTUS Nominee: I'll Push For A Hearing And A Vote (And Others Agree With Him)
Senate Democrats are preparing to battle President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee who will be announced later tonight. It was said that they would filibuster the nominee no matter what and no matter how qualified. They’re going to obstruct, despite the fact that they have no precedent to do so. The Left is trying to say that it’s fine since the GOP blocked Merrick Garland’s nomination, but Republicans had precedent set by then-Sen. Joe Biden, who said that no Supreme Court nominations should be considered during an election year; 2016 was a tremendous election year that ended with Hillary Clinton’s presidential hopes being dashed.

Christmas came early.

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said that he would fight “tooth and nail” a nominee that is not of the mainstream. In other words, if the nominee isn’t Garland or some other left-of-center jurist. The problem is that the reported top two leading contenders to be nominated by Trump tonight—Judges Neil Gorsuch and Thomas Hardiman—are mainstream in the sense that the Senate unanimously confirmed them in 2006 and 2007 when they took their seats on the Tenth and Third Circuit Court of Appeals respectively. They’re okay for the federal court but not the highest federal court. That’s going to be an interesting argument for the Left to make.

Yet, as both sides seem to be preparing for war over SCOTUS, there is one Senate Democrat who will push for a hearing and a vote—and he may have others who agree with his sentiment to avoid nuking the filibuster for future Supreme Court nominations (via CNN)

Robert Spencer: Trump Protects U.S., World Gets Enraged
By Robert Spencer / Jihad Watch


See the transparent hypocrisy everywhere. My latest in PJ Media: President Trump’s executive orders to build a Mexican border wall and to place a temporary ban on immigration from seven hotbeds of jihad terror have the national and international Left — and its jihadi allies — in an uproar. How dare he move to protect […]

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Trump Fires Acting Attorney General for refusing to do her job
By Pamela Geller / THE GELLER REPORT

She should have been fired immediately.

President Donald Trump fired acting Attorney General Sally Yates Monday night for “refusing to enforce a legal order designed to protect the citizens of the United States,” the White House said.

“(Yates) has betrayed the Department of Justice,” the White House statement said.

She was already looking for a job. She was grandstanding for her liberal friends.

Statement on the Appointment of Dana Boente as Acting Attorney General: 

    The acting Attorney General, Sally Yates, has betrayed the Department of Justice by refusing to enforce a legal order designed to protect the citizens of the United States.
    This order was approved as to form and legality by the Department of Justice Office of Legal Counsel. 

    Ms. Yates is an Obama Administration appointee who is weak on borders and very weak on illegal immigration. 
Just a Thought...
A Huge Difference
By: Diane Sori / The Patriot Factor

There is a difference between a refugee and an immigrant. Those who immigrate to the U.S., for the most part, want to do so to make a better life for themselves and their family and to become part of what is America. Refugees in today's world come here because their own muslim brethren countries do NOT want them and the Democrat do-gooder, kumbaya, liberal sorts, try to shove them down America's throat, and all so the same do-gooder, kumbaya sorts, can garner their votes come election time...it really is that simple.

Tonight, Tuesday, January 31st from 7 to 9pm EST on American Political Radio, RIGHT SIDE PATRIOTS Craig Andresen and Diane Sori discuss when 'Push Comes to Inevitable Shove,' Trump's SCOTUS pick, and the liberal protest dejour.

Hope you can tune in at: http://tunein.com/radio/American-Political-Radio-s273246/
When Push Comes to Inevitable Shove
By: Diane Sori and Craig Andresen / Right Side Patriots on American Political Radio

The British came and now the Israeli’s are coming, and they are coming after Rudy Giuliani hand delivered a personal letter from President Trump to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

And there is more to this than first meets the eye as key Israeli leaders and politicians will be descending upon Washington D.C. to forge new ties with the (thankfully) Trump administration, and doing so in the short span of the next few weeks and months.

The first to meet with President Trump and his administration will be Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who was personally invited by Trump to visit the White House during their phone call after Trump won the election. And while a definitive date has not yet been finalized, Netanyahu is expected to fly into Washington the first week of February to meet not only with President Trump, but also with Vice President Mike Pence, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, and numerous Congressional leaders.

And other important Israeli leaders are expected to be in Washington D.C. within the next few weeks including Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman and Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan. And a member of the entourage of those coming said, “A lot of politicians are interested in getting to Washington to start coordinating with their new American counterparts.”

Also, most likely coming to Washington within a month or so is Israeli President Reuven Rivlin as well as opposition leader and Labor Party Chairman Isaac Herzog, and in a highly unexpected move both are rumored to be attending AIPAC’s Annual Policy Conference scheduled for the end of March.

And know that Israel’s top leaders coming to D.C. to meet with President Trump in so timely a manner is not a mere social call but a ‘summit of sorts.’ And while we can only proceed at this point as per the above stated facts and by speculation, know it is educated speculation based upon past events, the personalities involved, and by tangible past actions taken. So even while at this point not all the pieces of the puzzle are on the table, enough of them have been scattered about to begin piecing together the bigger picture.

Now let’s begin with piece one...Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. Ron Dermer. Ambassador Dermer is a personal friend of Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kurschner and was set to return to Israel had Hillary Clinton won the election. Now not only is he staying on in his role as Israel's ambassador to the U.S., but Dermer's term has been extended indefinitely by Benjamin Netanyahu himself...and note the term 'indefinitely'...to which Dermer's response was that he is "looking forward to working with President Trump." Also note that for any head of state to extend an ambassadorship indefinitely is a highly unusual move signaling that Netanyahu will use this very man who has personal ties to the president and who is highly respected by Congressional leaders, to push forward with his goal of re-forging the close ties between the U.S. and Israel...ties broken with malice by one Barack HUSSEIN Obama.

Puzzle piece number two involves Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman, and know that even if he is publicly saying that he will just attend AIPAC, simple logic dictates that he, in his Defense Minister position, will at least meet behind closed doors with President Trump and other Congressional leaders. And why do we surmise this...because recently the U.S. conducted joint testing with Israel of their David’s Sling Weapons System...an anti-ballistic missile defense system...and did so in conjunction with the Israel Missile Defense Organization (IMDO) of the Directorate of Defense Research and Development (DDR&D)...both of which fall under Lieberman's responsibilities...and with the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA). We should also expect that Lieberman will meet with key Trump cabinet members, most assuredly with one of them being General James ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis, our new Secretary of Defense.

More on Lieberman in a moment.

As for Israeli President Reuvin Rivlin and Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan who are both coming here as well, and with not knowing at this point if they will meet with either President Trump, members of Congress, or with anyone from the Department of State, we suspect their role in this 'summit of sorts' will be to lay groundwork of the sort that makes sure that both potential diplomatic and Congressional actions on our part are on the same page as we move forward in reestablishing the Obama broken ties between our two countries.

Puzzle piece number three involves Isaac Herzog, former rival to Benjamin Netanyahu who now as Labor Party Chairman and part of Israel’s Knesset, is a man who mostly identifies with Netanyhu’s positions and policies, and who might very well be coming to show how Israel’s government is cohesive enough even with party differences to work together for the common good...basically to assure our government that there is enough unity within the Israeli government to override any pro-Arab (Palestinian) factions who might be trying to disrupt Netanyahu’s and Trump’s shared agenda.

And yet another piece of the puzzle involves Russia and most especially Vladimir Putin.

Now to understand how this puzzle piece fits in you need to know that Russia and Israel have already formed an alliance of sorts. How so...let’s first start with words from Putin himself, “Russia and Israel have developed a special relationship primarily because 1.5 million Israeli citizens come from the former Soviet Union, they speak the Russian language, are the bearers of Russian culture, Russian mentality. They maintain relations with their relatives and friends in Russia, and this make the interstate relations very special.” Translation: the Russian Empire rebuilding that Putin so desperately wants...a rebuilding totally different than a rebuilding of the old Soviet Union...has already knocked on Israel’s door and has been welcomed in to some degree thanks to Obama’s stabbing of Israel in the back, and his doing so on more than one occasion.

Second, Russia and Israel have already forged closer ties out of economic necessity, especially while Russia continues to be held down by U.N. and U.S. sanctions, and cannot freely purchase oil on the international market. And with their economy hurting and with their energy needs not being met, Russia by circumstances has been forced to buy oil from the rogue nation Iran...forced to do so to a tune of a $20 billion oil deal that allows them to buy 500,000 barrels of oil a day...which is a major economic burden as both global oil prices and the Russian ruble continue to fall on the international market...something Russia’s economy can ill-afford. 

But at the same time know that Russia also has an alliance with Iran in the guise of their selling Iran military equipment and weapons.

Obviously, Russia has conflicting alliances in their buying Iranian oil and selling weapons to Iran while at the same time building a strengthening economic alliance with Israel. So the question becomes, on whose side will Russia stand when push comes to the inevitable shove? To answer this we must now put all the pieces of this very complicated puzzle together.

With Russia needing to modernize its economy post-haste another piece of the puzzle falls into place. And what better way to do so than to continue forging economic ties with Israel...the Middle East’s most economically successful and stable nation...a nation from which Russia gets much needed funding via economic cooperation and a nation who is also now aiding Russia with military know-how. Furthermore, Russia and Israel have important and expanding trade relations, tourism, and medical ties...medical ties that allow Russians to go to Israel for medical treatment and for teams of Israeli doctors to go to Russia to share their expertise, knowledge, and advice.

So now we know that Russia is basically in a catch twenty-two situation allegiance wise with only time telling on whose side they eventually will align with. But history shows that when a nation’s economy collapses the leader at the time of the collapse will be ousted from power one way or another, meaning that only regional stability will allow economies to flourish and grow. And Putin knows that Israel equals stability while Iran is and always will be a destabilizing force within the region as long as the mullahs hold the reins of power. 

Remember when we told you that we would get back to Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman who is coming to the U.S. as part of the ‘summit of sorts’...know as simple fact this in and of itself makes Lieberman an even more important piece to the puzzle as Lieberman grew up in the former Soviet Union and immigrated to Israel when he was 20-years old. And Lieberman, like Putin, has no use for islamists, and with Liberman’s core political base consisting of roughly the one million Israeli’s who immigrated from the former Soviet Union to Israel in the 1990’s, this makes him a most powerful man to align with.

Lieberman is therefore a natural tie between Putin’s Russia and Israel. Putin has no such tie with Iran.

And remember that both Putin and Netanyahu were estranged from the U.S. by the Obama administration but that situation has now reversed itself as Donald Trump is looking to forge a new relationship with Russia as well as to reinvigorate our natural bond with Israel, both of which work in Putin’s and Russia’s favor. This makes us believe that when the push becomes the inevitable shove that Putin, like Trump, will stand with Israel.

Now that we have given you the pieces of the puzzle let’s start assembling said pieces. 

Piece one, the Israeli’s coming to D.C. must be placed at the center of the puzzle for the simple fact is that Israel is the center of all the events that we believe will unfold. Everything revolves around Israel's and Putin’s reaction to Israel’s doing what both we and he knows must be done...as in a pre-emptive strike against the sum of the nuclear facilities of those wishing to kill us all...that is when Israel’s hands courtesy of Donald Trump are finally untied. This pre-emptive strike no longer is an ‘if’ but is a ‘when’...we know it, Israel knows it, and Vladimir Putin knows it as well.

“...We will seek friendship and goodwill with the nations of the world, but we do so with the understanding that it is the right of all nations to put their own interests first. We do not seek to impose our way of life on anyone, but rather to let it shine as an example. We will shine for everyone to follow. We will reinforce old alliances and form new ones and unite the civilized world against radical Islamic terrorism, which we will eradicate completely from the face of the earth...” 

So said President Donald Trump in his inaugural speech, and herein lies the crux of all the puzzle pieces coming together. How so...with Israel’s leaders soon coming to Washington, and with Vladimir Putin vacillating in his allegiances between Israel and Iran, we believe certain key factors will tip him in Israel’s direction...prime of which can be seen in Trump’s inaugural words for Donald Trump basically said that the U.S. will accept another nation’s sovereignty even if it means non-involvement in the inner workings of said nation.

And while we expect sooner rather than later that Israel must take steps to neutralize the nuclear proliferation deal put in place by Obama, with military assistance from the U.S., Putin’s Russia will most likely not involve itself militarily nor will they take steps to prevent it. And why...because with a victory by Israel in this regard comes both regional and economic stability in the Middle East thus benefiting Russia more in the long run than their existing oil buying and military selling deals with Iran. This is because the oil contract with Iran runs out in two more years at which time Iran would then have the upper hand and nuclear weapons, neither of which Putin will allow. 

And with us now having a president who understands that Iran must never be in possession of any nuclear weapons, we find ourselves actually on the same page with Russia, meaning the central puzzle piece that is Israel becomes the very key to those nuclear weapons never being had. Stopping Iran’s nuclear ambitions in their tracks can now only be accomplished by Israel doing a pre-emptive strike...a strike which also would end what has been shaping up as a nuclear arms race in the entirety of the Middle East.

We know that Saudi Arabia has been negotiating with Pakistan to buy nuclear weapons which in turn would lead to Kuwait, the UAE, and possibly Bahrain, seeking their own nuclear stockpiles, thus creating a situation that would completely destabilize the Middle East both economically and diplomatically to a point from which it can never pull back. 

So, now that we’ve basically assembled the puzzle pieces we know of and combined them with educated conjecture and an unfolding timeline of visits by key Israeli leaders and phone calls to someone quite unexpected, as in Vladimir Putin, do you think this is still a social call or a congratulatory ensemble or is it a ‘summit of sorts’ in the making? We believe it is even more than a simple summit...it is the laying of groundwork for the prevention of World War III. Only time will tell if we are right or if we are wrong, but time is the one thing that neither we, Israel, Russia, or the world have.


Tonight, Tuesday, January 31st from 7 to 9pm EST on American Political Radio, RIGHT SIDE PATRIOTS Craig Andresen and Diane Sori discuss when 'Push Comes to Inevitable Shove,' Trump's SCOTUS pick, and the liberal protest dejour.

Hope you can tune in at: http://tunein.com/radio/American-Political-Radio-s273246/