Monday, December 31, 2018

Leaving Syria...A Huge Mistake
By: Diane Sori / The Patriot Factor / Right Side Patriots on American Political Radio

Author's Note: This article was written a full week before yesterday's meeting between Sen. Graham and President Trump where they discussed a "possible" reevaluation of our troop withdrawal from Syria. 
"I'll have to say if Trump withdraws from Syria and they do come back, like I think they will, he'll be one of the reasons they came back.” - South Carolina Senator Lindsay Graham's (R) words on December 19th after hearing of Sec. of Defense Gen. Mattis' resignation

Let me start by saying that I support President Trump one hundred percent even if I do not personally agree with every decision he makes, and that I will wholeheartedly support him in 2020. With that said I must admit that at this point in time I disagree completely with his decision to pull out the two thousand American ground troops currently stationed in Syria. And what's even more surprising is that I find myself agreeing with now former Secretary of Defense Gen. James Mattis, the very man I believe was and might still be to some degree an islamic sympathizer as was and probably still is former National Security Advisor Gen. H.R. McMaster...I've even written articles to that affect and here is but one: The Manipulation of Willful Ignorance.

However, I have always stated that Gen. Mattis is a great military tactician and strategist, logistics wise, and in the case of Syria he truly understands that by withdrawing American troops at this particular time leaves open the likely possibility that not only will ISIS regroup and become even more powerful and far-reaching than they were before our withdrawal... sort of like they did when Obama prematurely pulled us out of Iraq in 2010...but that a dangerous situation will be created where both Iran and Russia will become the dominate political force within the Middle area we can ill-afford to lose what with Iran on the verge of becoming a nuclear power...and don't let anyone try to fool otherwise.

And if it wasn't for Iran stirring the pot in Syria, ISIS would not have made the inroads that they did and Bashir al-Assad's secular government might still be in somewhat unopposed in no unchecked mass migration would have occurred and Syria's Christians would still be able to worship as they so choose. And while that is a truth President Trump might see he still refuses to acknowledge that Iran alone is the true ground zero of all current Middle East contention. Destroy the Iranian islamic regime...with Israel's help of course...and ISIS and other terrorist groups will fall for with Iran gone so goes their chief source of funding.

But this latest political brouhaha...which came to a head on December 19th with Gen. James Mattis resigning his position as Secretary of Defense...seems to have started back on December 14th when President Donald Trump reportedly received a phone call from Turkey's President Recep Erdogan, and suddenly our president decides to now withdraw all U.S. forces from Syria and transfer the responsibility of combating insurgents in Syria to Turkey...a fellow NATO member. Now going against Mattis, the military experts, and the generals on the ground's advice not to withdraw from Syria, Trump tweeted that, “We have defeated ISIS in Syria, my only reason for being there during the Trump Presidency.” This was a huge mistake as was Trump's even speaking to Erdogan, and from there, in my opinion, it all went downhill just like it did when President George W. Bush declared “Mission Accomplished” in Iraq before said mission was actually “accomplished” and the hard-fought for peace could be kept.

And the negative feedback from many began...something Trump did not expect what with disengaging the U.S. from Syria being one of his campaign promises now kept. But why all the negativity and why is it still ongoing... put it bluntly...Gen. Mattis is right in that ISIS is not defeated in Syria no matter our president's words to the contrary for it's been estimated that there are now between 12,000-14,000 ISIS fighters and their supporters in Syria and Iraq “sleeping,” if you will, waiting to be wakened once we pullout of Syria. And while ISIS' reputation has somewhat been compromised and its ability to recruit new members slowed down to some degree, know they are still capable of recouping both their reputation and territory lost in the what will be the relative vacuum left by the U.S. withdrawal...a withdrawal that will be complete within 60 to 100 days from my writing this very article.

And with ISIS being able to regroup, reorganize, and fight on by using what is known as the “swarm technique” in overwhelming the defenses or lack of defenses of their principal targets what with U.S. troops then being gone and doing so via synchronization of its members and operatives...ISIS will be able to wreck havoc once again not just in Syria but throughout the Middle East and Europe as well, and possibly even bringing that havoc here to America's in another 9/11 but this time ISIS-style.

So while Sen. Graham is more than just a bit correct in his saying that President Trump's decision does indeed make the U.S. "dramatically less safe," I'll now bring something or should I say someone into the mix that few are speaking of...the Kurds. With our withdrawal the Kurds will be left like lambs to the slaughter no matter that it has been they who have helped assure that key ground progress to date has been made against ISIS in Syria and done so with the help of American airpower...which we still don't know if that too will be fully or partially withdrawn once our troops are gone.

Simply, if not for the Kurds, Syria would now most likely not be under Russian control as many feared but under far more dangerous Iranian control.

And it's the Kurds...brave warriors who have stood by America throughout the long years of our engagement in the Middle East...who I believe are being left to fend for themselves...not deliberately by President Trump of course but because our president does not fully understand that those he is now putting his faith in are those with fingers crossed behind their backs. And again, here I'm speaking to Turkey and its islamist leader Recep Erdogan who will see to it that Syria's Kurdish militias are slaughtered by Turkish military power within a very short period of time, after all Turkey tried it before. Remember back to January 20, 2018 when Erdogan launched a major air and ground offensive against the Kurdish Peoples Protection Unit (YPG) in Afrin, Syria...they failed then but they will not fail now...not with Erdogan publicly vowing just two weeks ago to “drive out” the U.S.-backed Kurdish militias from Syria.

And if this many Kurds will be on America's head for it's our presence in Syria that is keeping the Kurds safe from Erdogan's “revenge”...with “revenge” being the operative word.

And why is that...

Because Erdogan is not only not a friend of the Kurds but he is also not a friend to the U.S. as witnessed by these very words he said right before launching the above stated attack in Afrin, “A country we call an ally (the U.S.) is insisting on forming a terror army on our borders...what can that terror army target but Turkey? Our mission is to strangle it before it’s even born.” And this is something President Trump should have known, along with the fact that once our military is gone from Syria, Turkey will most likely invade again and this time successfully occupy the border zone the Kurds currently hold...the very area separating Syria from Turkey.

And Trump's not seeing this as fact is truly sad because if not for the Kurds the retaking of Kobani...the supposed turning point in the campaign to defeat ISIS in Syria...might not have happened nor might the retaking of the Arab city of Raqqa. And President Trump needs a reminder that the success in Raqqa is what afforded U.S. deployed Kurdish fighters in the Deir al-Zor province the ability to “liberate” Syria’s main oilfields from ISIS control, which in turn led to our Kurdish allies controlling over 25 per cent of Syria's territory.

Now also remember that it was Recep Erdogan himself who said a little over a year ago that, “Turkey will never accept a U.S. alliance with the Kurds,” and that Syria's Kurdish militias...known as the People’s Protection Units (YPG)...the military wing of the Kurdish Democratic Union Party...are nothing but a direct offshoot of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK)...the very party Erdogan still claims is a terror group, a major threat to Turkey’s security, and a drain on its economy...a drain to date of between $300 to $450 billion (U.S.), mostly spent on military costs.

And so Turkey's battle continues on with the Kurds...who are mostly secular or Christian...and who want an independent and autonomous Kurdish state where they can live free from persecution by those that surround them. Fighting for decades against both Turkey's repressive government and Turkey's refusing to give up any of the disputed territory between Syria and Turkey for a said free Kurdish state (Kurdistan) has led Turkish political analyst Hoshang Waziri to say that the Kurds recent territorial gains in Syria along Turkey’s border, coupled with their increasing political legitimacy in the eyes of the West, has made the Kurds a bigger threat to Turkey in general than ISIS is in specific.

In other words, to Recep Erdogan ISIS is America's war not Turkey's.

And yet this is the country and it's leader that President Trump mistakenly believes will help in the fight against ISIS returning to Syria when it's the Kurds who Turkey cares more about defeating than they do about defeating ISIS...who truthfully are their islamic brethren in arms. Defeating the Kurds in Syria translates into defeating Kurdish opposition groups in Turkey or so Erdogan thinks.

So while the Kurds are U.S. allies they did keep some lines of communication open with Damascus because of the dead-end with Turkey. And with the Kurds wanting autonomy in the regions of Syria that they currently hold and with Damascus of course seeing this as not doable, political experts now believe that the only way to prevent a Turkish invasion of invasion whose prime goal is to eliminate the to use the U.S. withdrawal as the time frame by which to revert Syria back to the way it was before its civil war began, And this means the Kurds would not only have to return all currently held territory to Bashir al-Assad's government rule, but that they would also have to physically vacate the border zone and submit to Syrian army command and control.

Also, as per Turkey's wishes, the Kurds would have to stop speaking of Rojava (The Democratic Federation of Northern Syria (DFNS) that was and still is referred to as Rojava), and remove Kurdish flags and portraits of opposition leader Abdullah Öcalan in exchange for restoring Syrian sovereignty along its northern border with Turkey. In other words do as Turkey wants and as Damascus demands or Turkey will invade the border and Damascus will look away as the Kurds are slaughtered...self-serving political blackmail if you ask me.

And President Trump should know all this...and maybe he does...yet he still decided to withdraw American ground troops from Syria...possibly on Erdogan's advice...thus leaving our Kurdish allies in eminent danger. But there is an option...a truly face-saving option... that could still be implemented before the 100-day timetable for our departure is reached, no matter Trump's stating that he will pound ISIS from Iraq if need be. And that option is to rescind the withdrawal hell with Erdogan...and relocate the 2,000 American troops on the ground, along with their heavy equipment, to the Kurdish held side of the Syrian/Turkish border. Not only would their presence be a strong show of force but it would send a strong message, especially to Turkey, that America does not abandon those who stood by her...Rand Paul's version of isolationism be damned.

And it's that very show of force that would keep Erdogan and his government forces in check. And why...because Recep Erdogan is smart enough to know that if he dared to tangle with American forces he'd be tangling with America herself, thus possibly risking the escalation of what still is a regional war and turning it into a war with America proper...a war that most surely would not end well for Turkey.

And while the Kurds are of prime concern, as they should be, there are other countries our troop withdrawal will affect...key of which is our staunchest ally Israel for Israel shares a highly contentious border with in the Golan Heights. And while Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has stated that our military withdrawal from Syria will not affect Israel's "existing policy" towards Syria, he let it be known that Israel will continue its campaign against Iran's attempts to “militarily entrench itself in Syria” and that Israeli military actions will be “expanded” if need be.

If need be being if Israel's security is breached.

However, Netanyahu clearly let it be known that Israel's cooperation with the U.S. will continue “in full” in the areas of “operations, intelligence and many other security spheres," which does sound good in theory but will it play out in reality. That's something we have to wait and see for Russia's presence in Syria has created a scenario in which Israel was basically forced into a dialogue with the Kremlin in order to prevent friction between their two countries, with the hopes that Russia understands Israel's security needs. 

So while it now seems that Russia does understand, that understanding is causing a major rift between Russia and Iran with Israel being the cause of the rift, Syria being the recipient of the rift's fallout, and Russia possibly being the rift's biggest loser of all for Russia will never secure as their own the much wanted Port at Tarsus if Iran was ever to gain control of Syria.

And while many will not admit it, it's our presence in Syria and our alliance with the Kurds that is keeping Iran somewhat in check. Now add in that while many world leaders continue to talk tough about Iran, we must never forget that Russia is still a key player in the Syrian game. But no matter if it's because of Russia or because of Iran the fact remains that leaving Syria at this point in time should not be an option for us. Too much is at stake for our president to make a decision based upon misguided advice...advice which has us not only abandoning those who helped us the most, but has us kowtowing to both isolationists at home and Levant seekers abroad, which could possibly trigger an even broader conflict that very well might be the downfall of us all.

So like I said in the beginning, I will continue to support my president even while I do not agree with him on this issue, but I do hope President Trump realizes that not only is his withdrawal order wrong on so many critical levels, but that it appears he's been “had” by Recep Erdogan, a man who is a master in the art of taqiyya...need I say more.

Copyright @ 2019 Diane Sori / The Patriot Factor / All Rights Reserved.

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Developing now, Monday, Dec. 31, 2018
  • Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., told reporters Sunday that he feels "pretty good about where we're headed" in Syria after suggesting that President Trump is "reconsidering" the planned pullout 
  • White House chief of staff John Kelly, who is set to leave the Trump administration within days, flatly asserted in remarks published Sunday that the president's proposed border project "is not a wall"
  • President Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani suggested that key evidence of anti-Trump bias has been deleted in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe
  • A 17-year-old illegal immigrant -- behind bars on a murder charge -- was released from a local North Carolina jail that just pulled out of an immigration screening program with Immigration Customs and Enforcement

Friday, December 28, 2018

A New Democrat Party: 95 Progressive Caucus Members in 116th Congress?
Democrats are set to take over control of the House of Representatives come January 3, 2018, with progressive colleagues who aren't taking marching orders well while also pushing back on their party leader's priorities.

Notably, the impact of a subcommittee seat and first-year member of The House is rather small, but loud progressive candidates have made their voices known within their own party ranks. This has appeared to produce only what is the beginning of a long road for a political and policy "confused" party that is un-unified at best.

Let's remember, most of these members still have wet paint on their D.C. office walls.

Among the leaders of the far left socialist movement becoming the mainstream Democrat Party, include Congresswoman-elect Ilhan Omar and Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez who are forging ahead with new tactics that are set to disrupt and create disorder for the Democrat Party as we know it today.  

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Name Thy Enemy

After eight long years of Obama’s Presidency, a man who refused to call our enemy by name, we finally thought the new resident in the White House not only would call its real name, but would stop it from spreading like the wild fire it has been.

This enemy has no shame; it calls all non-believers (via the Quran) to either convert, be subjugated or die. It specifically encourages bloody, violent, eternal Jihad against non-believers, and requires all devout Muslims to lie (“Taqiyya”) and wait in readiness to attack with terrorism.

“Fight and kill the disbelievers wherever you find them, take them captive, harass them, lie in wait and ambush them using every stratagem of war.” Qur’an: 9:5

In 2007, I stated we must confront Islam on all fronts. I urged all free people, Muslim or not, to demand that their government, at all levels, abandon the practice of political correctness and act to safeguard liberty against the truly deadly assault of Islamic ideology on the rest of the World.

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Developing now, Friday, Dec. 28, 2018
  • Trump blasts Democratic ‘obstruction’ of border wall, as shutdown lingers
  • Sarah Sanders, viewers slam CNN for trashing Trump’s visit to troops, criticizing soldiers for bringing MAGA hats
  • Disinformation campaign against GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore may have violated laws, Alabama AG says
THE LEAD STORY – TRUMP CALLS OUT DEMOCRATS FOR ‘OBSTRUCTION’ ON BORDER-WALL FUNDING: President Trump continued making his case Thursday for funding a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, saying the project is “desperately needed” for the U.S. to combat drugs, crime and other ills.

Thursday, December 27, 2018

(Almost) Daily Meme

Oh, Brother: CNN Believes Trump Violated Ethics, Campaign Laws During Visit to Iraq
Oh, Brother: CNN Believes Trump Violated Ethics, Campaign Laws During Visit to IraqEveryone's favorite reporter, CNN White House Correspondent Jim Acosta, filled in for Wolf Blitzer on Wednesday. During the program, Acosta went into detail about why he thought President Donald Trump violated ethics and campaign laws during his trip to Iraq to visit American troops.

Troops lined up to meet the president and some of them had Make America Great Again hats and flags, which the president signed for them.

Muslim Rep. Rashida Tlaib to be sworn in on Jefferson’s Qur’an: “Muslims were there at the beginning”
By Robert Spencer / Jihad Watch

Tlaib’s statement here is part of the ongoing effort to rewrite early American history to put Muslims in it, and to recast Thomas Jefferson as an Islamophilic multiculturalist. Reality was different. Jefferson owned a Qur’an because he understood that one must know one’s enemy in order to know how to defeat him. In 1786, Jefferson […]

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Netanyahu calls Turkey’s Erdogan an “anti-Semitic dictator”

Netanyahu is right. Erdogan, like Muslim leaders the world over, always speaks as if he held the moral high ground, regardless of the blood that is on his own hands. The IDF takes more scrupulous care to avoid civilian casualties than any army on earth. Erdogan’s ongoing charges against Israel are part of the Islamic propaganda campaign to blacken Israel’s reputation and turn people of good will against it — a campaign that has had remarkable success among leftists in the West, including leftist Jewish leaders, to their shame.

“Netanyahu calls Turkish leader Erdogan an ‘anti-Semitic dictator,'” Israel Hayom, December 24, 2018:

The latest spat between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan continued Sunday, with Netanyahu accusing Erdogan of being an “anti-Semitic dictator.”

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Developing now, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018
  • Trump makes surprise visit to Iraq,  defends Syria pullout plan
  • Dow sees biggest single-day gain in history as Wall Street rebounds from Christmas Eve drop
  • Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen asks federal disease-control authorities to examine ‘uptick’ in sick children crossing into U.S.
THE LEAD STORY – TRUMP FLIES TO IRAQ, TELL U.S. TROOPS ‘WE’RE RESPECTED AGAIN AS A NATION’: After a secret 11-hour journey aboard Air Force One, President Trump arrived in Iraq on the day after Christmas in a show of support for the U.S. troops stationed there. The president also took the opportunity to inform U.S. service personnel about his recent decision to pull American forces out of Syria.

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

To My FB Friends, MeWe Contacts, Alternate Venue and Blog Followers
By: Diane Sori / The Patriot Factor / Right Side Patriots on American Radio

On Christmas Day I once again got a 30-day banning from the fb gods for an EIGHT year old post that used the word (gasp) 'muzzie'...a word NOT in their precious Community Standards until just a few years ago, and at which time I of course stopped using. To say I am furious at yet another fb banning for the same infraction done years BEFORE this word was even added to their no-no it upsets delicate islamic sensibilities...has led me to send the statement below to fb as my response.

To Facebook: The posts you are now banning me for are EIGHT YEARS OLD done BEFORE the word 'muzzie'...which is again the reason for this banning...was a no-no. You are time and again using 'selective enforcement' against me and I am sick and tired of it to the point where I will consider going on air to let everyone know in detail and with proof exactly what fb is doing to conservatives like me as not only am I a radio show co-host but a published investigative reporter and blogger with over 2.5+ million hits as well (hits are different than email followers).

And BTW, I now know exactly how you selectively target people and I will consider exposing that for all to hear and read.

Your algorithm is more concerned with pre-Community Standards nonsense than it is with current serious and quite criminal infractions which I am neither guilty of nor being accused of, but I believe this current banning has more to do with the 17,000+ shares a recent conservative post of mine received as it upsets your liberal sensibilities that people are sharing my conservative messages and NOT your favored liberal and islamic propaganda posts.

I want this 30-day banning removed immediately...enough is enough of your targeting me for years old posts and comments simply because I used a word NOT meant as an insult but a word used because at the time the 'double zz' circumnavigated the islamist's computers. And BTW. you have NOT banned any liberal for all the vile curse words, vulgarities, and death threats they use against President Trump and his family almost on a daily basis...that could be brought out on air and in print as well along with the fact that you willingly allow in your public venue death threats to be made not only against our president by folks you do NOT block or ban, but for the death threats and hate speech you allow to be posted against Christians and Jews...again almost on a daily basis.

And BTW, why the block on messenger when one is in fb jail especially when messenger is used not just for idle chit-chat between fb friends but for some peoples work but NEVER for posting or commenting on fb because you cannot post or comment on anything from should know that. Guess now you at fb deem yourselves not only the 'Big Brother' purveyor of all speech, thoughts, and communication allowed on the internet but also as the lord and master over us all.

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Fatah top dog: Christmas is “permanent Palestinian symbol. This tree is the symbol of the first Palestinian, Jesus”

By Robert Spencer / Jihad Watch

Saying that Jesus was the first Palestinian is a tacit admission that there is no Palestinian nationality, since Jesus is not considered by anyone to be the father of a race of people. This is just political posturing which will appeal to the professional victimhood industry: to be “Palestinian” is to be oppressed, you see, […]

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An Islamic Christmas Greeting: “We Are Thirsty For Your Blood.”

Even more heinous is the left-wing media, academia, and entertainment complex relentless scrubbing, polishing and promoting this ideology.


An Islamic Christmas Greeting: “We Are Thirsty For Your Blood.”


Christians worldwide face another Christmas amid widespread Muslim persecution.


By Robert Spencer, December 25, 2018:

Shortly after the jihad massacre at a Christmas market in Strasbourg on December 11, Muslims who support the Islamic State (ISIS) told each other to “rejoice” and “give good news,” and threatened more Christmas carnage. And so Christians in the West increasingly experience what their brethren in Muslim countries have known for centuries: another haunted Christmas.

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Developing now, Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018
  • Trump says shutdown continues as long as Dems reject border wall
  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection orders medical checks on all migrant children in custody after a Guatemalan boy, 8, dies
  • Holiday retail sales are strongest in years, with U.S. consumers spending $850 billion
THE LEAD STORY – TRUMP’S MESSAGE TO DEMOCRATS: SHUTDOWN WILL LAST ‘UNTIL WE HAVE A WALL’: Speaking from the Oval Office on Christmas Day, President Trump revealed he will be going to the U.S.-Mexico border for a “groundbreaking” ceremony for a portion of the wall being built in Texas. And he warned Democrats that the nation’s partial government shutdown won’t end until funding is secured for the full barrier.

Monday, December 24, 2018

Wishing all my Patriot Factor blog followers of the Christian faith a very Merry Christmas.


(Almost) Daily Meme

Resurgent Al-Qaeda plan new series of spectacular attacks against airliners and airports

And what do the police do? Persecute innocent non-Muslims such as Paul Gait and his wife Elaine Kirk, who were detained for 36 hours without charge over the Gatwick Airport chaos — before admitting “there may never have been a drone attack.” As the real culprit remains at large four days after the attacks, police have been criticized for their “appalling investigation.”

Al Qaeda, ISIS, Hamas, Hezballah, al Shabaab, Boko Hara, CAIR, ISNA — it’s all of a piece. It’s all the same thing: war in the cause of Islam.

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Merry Christmas Eve! Developing now, Monday, Dec. 24, 2018
  • Trump fires back after GOP critic calls government shutdown a 'made-up fight'
  • Rand Paul doubles down on defense of Trump plan for Syria pullout; backs similar exit from Afghanistan
  • Caravan organizer takes heat from migrants over risky journey

Saturday, December 22, 2018

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BREAKING: With No Spending Package, Partial Government Shutdown Begins
From the words of President Trump, we’re going to have a shutdown. Fox News’s Chad Pergram says that Trump is willing to sign a spending package that includes $2.6 billion for the border wall. Around 10:45 P.M. tonight, the White House instructed agencies to prepare for a shutdown and initiate the proper protocols (via AP):
White House budget chief Mick Mulvaney is instructing agencies “to execute plans for an orderly shutdown” when government funding lapses at midnight.
The partial government shutdown is expected after President Donald Trump wasn’t able to agree with Democrats and Republicans in Congress over funding for his border wall with Mexico. Despite negotiations over the last 48 hours, they remain at an impasse.
Mulvaney says in a memo for government executives that “we are hopeful that this lapse in appropriations will be of short duration” but that employees should report to work when scheduled to “undertake orderly shutdown activities.”

Sen. Graham Calls for Senate Hearings on Decision to Withdraw Troops From Syria

Sen. Graham Calls for Senate Hearings on Decision to Withdraw Troops From Syria
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) broke with President Trump on his decision Thursday to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria. Graham, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, told reporters Friday that he would like to hear from Defense Secretary James Mattis in a hearing on the matter.

Mattis also disagrees strongly with the decision to withdraw from Syria and resigned over the matter Thursday.

Reuters reported that on his way to a GOP meeting of senators, Graham planned “to ask for hearings like right now about Syria.”

He also expressed concern about reports of potential troop withdrawals from Afghanistan.
UN appeals to the world to fund the Palestinian Authority’s ‘Pay for Slay’ policy

By Robert Spencer / Jihad Watch

“Critical humanitarian needs of Palestinians.” Why not sell off Abbas’ 50-million-dollar private jet? “UN appeals to the world to fund the PA’s ‘Pay for Slay’ policy,” by Maurice Hirsch and Nan Jacques Zilberdik, Palestinian Media Watch, December 19, 2018: Yesterday, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) and the Palestinian Authority […]
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U.S. Added To List Of Most Dangerous Countries For Journalists
This obsession to drag America down to the level of the scum of the earth is increasingly the primary characteristic of leftist discourse.
A disgruntled employee shot up the Capital Gazette — what does that have to do with the freedom of the press, etc.?

This is yet another manifestation of the miserable and the evil’s hatred of the good for being the good. The press in the USA is wildly free, dangerously reckless, using their microphone like clubs to beat us into submitting to their totalitarian way of thinking.

The left has run amok in putting America on this list when:

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