BY THE NUMBERS: Biden’s Immigration Nightmare

NumbersUSA in an email gave the below data behind the Biden’s Border Disaster. Here they are for your information:

  • 1.8 million. That’s how many people the Border Patrol caught trying to sneak across the border in the last 12 reported months. That’s the most ever, a four-fold increase in one year. Unfortunately, being caught doesn’t mean being sent back.
  • 3,000. That’s how few removals have taken place each month recently. While the number of people entering America illegally is exploding, removals have plunged by 85 percent from just a couple of years ago. And then there’s the hundreds of thousands of border-crossers who got away. With so many illegal aliens coming in, and so few being sent out, Pres. Biden could double the cumulative number of illegal aliens in America in just five or six years!
  • 4%. That’s the tiny rejection rate of H-1B visa applicants last year. That’s down from 13% from the previous year, which in itself was the Trump Administration’s abysmally low rate of protection of skilled American workers’ jobs. The H-1B program, which usually grants work visas to 180,000 workers a year, has been rife with fraud, but the Biden administration is accepting just about every application.
  • -2.7%. That’s a negative number! That’s how much real wages have fallen in the last year, because wages haven’t risen nearly as fast as inflation. The timing is devastating for workers: while illegal immigration had fallen over the previous few years, real wages had grown 14% since 2014, the first real sustained growth in decades. Now those gains are slipping away.
  • 61.9%. That’s the portion of the U.S. adult population in the workforce. That’s only half-way back from the coronavirus shutdown of the U.S. economy, and it represents an improvement of only 0.2% in the last sixteen months. So yes, unemployment is dropping, but American workers are not coming back to the workforce
  • 3 1/2 million. That’s how many net jobs are still lost for U.S.- born workers since the start of the pandemic. Jobs for foreign-born workers, meanwhile, are already back to an all-time high.

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Roy Beck, NumbersUSA founder and president said,

The key factor in immigration policy is choosing the right number of authorized immigrants for future years. To choose a lower number does not imply anything negative about the immigrants who already are legally in this country. We’re talking about the future number that is best for both U.S.-born and foreign-born citizens.

“Every government in the world has the obligation to decide what immigration number is right for the community in its care. My greatest concern is how the number that is chosen will affect our grandchildren’s grandchildren. Will we condemn them to live packed in a highly regimented country approaching a billion people? Or will we make it possible for them to enjoy the qualities of life we today hold the most dear?”

Learn more at NumbersUSA.

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY: Ahmad Daraldik Controversy and Anti-Semitism

FSU SJP is Florida State University’s chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), an anti-Israel organization that agitates on U.S. college campuses.

In June 2020, FSU SJP gained national attention for their shocking support for fellow SJP member Ahmad Daraldik. Daraldik, who was then president of the FSU Student Senate, became the center of controversy following the exposure of his antisemitic social media posts.

Rather than acknowledging the antisemitism in their midst, FSU SJP doubled down in their support for Daraldik, saying that calls for his removal were “racially and politically motivated to smear and silence Palestinian students and critics of the state of Israel” and “rooted in anti-Arab racism and Islamophobia.”

Canary Mission previously exposed FSU SJP in 2018, for social media posts expressing a wide variety of hatred against Jews and Israel, including Holocaust mockery and cursing Jews in Arabic.

FSU SJP regularly:

  • Paints Israel as an apartheid state and a colonialist, occupying force
  • Demonizes Zionists
  • Promotes BDS
  • Whitewashes Palestinian terrorism
  • Hosts anti-Israel agitators

This report includes 19 individuals who are affiliated with FSU SJP.

Ahmad Daraldik Controversy

Ahmad Daraldik was the center of controversy following the exposure of his anti-Semitic social media posts after he became the Student Government Association (SGA) Senate President at Florida State University (FSU) in June 2020.

Daraldik also created an anti-Semitic website, reportedly as a high school sophomore in 2016, in which he compared Israel to Nazi Germany and suggested that Israel engaged in forced medical experimentation on Palestinians. The website was maintained in the public domain through at least mid-June 2020.

While he was FSU SGA Senate President, Daraldik opposed a June 2020 FSU student senate resolution that recognized the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism and was designed to combat anti-Semitic hate speech and activity on FSU’s campus. Daraldik also attempted to bar two Florida state legislators from speaking at an online meeting leading up to the vote.

On June 12, 2020, FSU SJP shared a statement on Facebook defending SJP activist Ahmad Daraldik following calls for his removal as FSU Student Senate President, after it was discovered that Daraldik shared anti-Semitic content on social media.

Daraldik, who was appointed Student Senate President at FSU in June 2020, faced calls for his removal when his social media posts and website were publicized. Daraldik retained his position after a vote by student senators at FSU.

Daraldik had assumed the presidency of the student senate on June 6, 2020 after presiding over an inappropriate student senate vote of no-confidence against fellow student Jack Denton, who was then Senate Student President.

The FSU SJP statement claimed that the calls for Daraldik to be removed as Senate President were “racially and politically motivated to smear and silence Palestinian students and critics of the state of Israel” and “rooted in anti-Arab racism and Islamophobia.”

The statement continued: “If SRR [FSU Office of Student Rights & Responsibilities] and/or Student Government staff take disciplinary action against Ahmad, Florida State University will be legitimizing anti-Arab racism and Islamophobia as well as weaponizing antisemitism to stifle free speech.”

On July 24, 2020 BDS Report tweeted that Daraldik had “just shared a new video on his Instagram story claiming that the problem with Jews is they make everything about themselves.”

The video Daraldik shared on his Instagram story featured a man claiming: “And most Jewish people, when talking about this conflict, it’s you guys always want to shift the focus back to you. It’s always anti-Semitism, it’s always anti-Jew. Everything has to be about you guys.”

In October 2020, FSU’s Student Supreme Court ruled that the no-confidence vote, which targeted Denton for his statements of religious conviction, made in a Catholic Student Union’s private group chat in his capacity as a private citizen, violated Denton’s rights to Freedom of Speech and Freedom to Exercise Religion under the Student Body Constitution and Statutes, as well as the Constitution of the United States and of Florida.

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Senate Rejects Filibuster Change, Defeats Election Overhaul Bills In History-Making Day

  • The Senate late Thursday rejected a Democratic effort to alter the filibuster in order to pass their long-sought voting bills over unanimous Republican opposition, capping one of the most consequential days in the history of the chamber.
  • The change, had it been adopted, would have established a “talking filibuster,” allowing any senator to speak for or against the bill for as long as they wanted but lowering the 60-vote threshold for passage to a simple majority.
  • Democrats’ attempt to change Senate rules concluded a marathon day of debating in the chamber that saw nearly half of the body speak about the voting bills. They failed, and Majority Leader Chuck Schumer moved to change the rules soon after.
  • Though senators engaged in genuine debate throughout the day, most expressed disdain for how deliberation seemed to have faded from the world’s greatest deliberative body.
  • “I don’t know what happened to the good old days,” said West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin, “but I can’t tell you they aren’t here now.” 

The Senate late Thursday rejected a Democratic effort to alter the filibuster in order to pass their long-sought voting bills over unanimous Republican opposition, capping one of the most consequential days in the history of the chamber.

The vote failed 48-52 after Democratic Sens. Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema voted as they said they would for months, joining a unanimous Republican caucus in opposition and denying their party the necessary support for the change to take effect. The change, had it been adopted, would have established a “talking filibuster” pertaining to the voting bills only, allowing any senator to speak for or against them for as long as they wanted but lowering the 60-vote threshold for passage to a simple majority.

“What we have now … is not a filibuster,” Maine Sen. Angus King, and independent who caucuses with Democrats, said ahead of the vote. “It doesn’t require any effort. It doesn’t require any speeches. It doesn’t require to hold the floor.”

“Strom Thurmond would have loved this filibuster,” King added, invoking the late segregationist senator who set the record for the longest filibuster speech ever while speaking against the 1957 Civil Rights Act.

Democrats’ attempt to change Senate rules concluded a marathon day of debating in the chamber that saw nearly half of the body speak either for the John Lewis Voting Rights Reauthorization Act and the Freedom to Vote Act, the twin bills that passed the House Thursday with a quirk that prevented Senate Republicans from blocking debate on them as they had in the past.

The voting bills failed to garner 60 Senate votes earlier Wednesday night even though Manchin and Sinema voted in favor, sparking Majority Leader Chuck Schumer’s motion to change Senate rules to allow them to pass without GOP support.

“For those who believe bipartisanship is possible, we have proven them wrong,” Manchin said ahead of the vote. “Ending the filibuster would be the easy way out. I cannot support such a perilous course for this nation when elected leaders are sent to Washington to unite our country by putting politics and party aside.”

Democrats have said the bills are necessary to counter election reform laws that Republican state legislatures across the country have passed in the wake of the 2020 election that allegedly suppress people’s ability to vote. As a result, nearly all have endorsed altering the filibuster to ensure their passage even if done on a partisan basis.

“I share with many of you … a vision of the Senate that collaborates and negotiates the most important issue of our time,” Georgia Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock said. “I believe in bipartisanship. But at what cost? Who is being asked to foot the bill for this bipartisanship and is liberty itself the cost?”

Republicans, however, have countered that the federal legislation, which sets uniform voting standards and outlaws partisan gerrymandering, will invite voter fraud and infringe on states’ rights to oversee their own elections.

“The president and his party will try to use fear and panic to smash the Senate, silence millions of Americans and size control of our democracy,” Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday.

McConnell said hours later that while the day was one of the most consequential in the history of the Senate, it really boiled down to a simple question: “Will it take 60 votes to pass massive changes or a simple majority to ram them through? That’s what’s at stake here.”

Though senators engaged in genuine debate throughout the day, most expressed disdain for how deliberation seemed to have faded from the world’s greatest deliberative body. Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski, the only Republican who backed the John Lewis voting bill, said Wednesday that the rhetoric surrounding voting has become very concerning.

“I was part of a very troubling conversation last evening,” she said. “It was shared depending on which side you’re on in this body today on this issue, you’re either a racist or a hypocrite. Really, is that where we are?”

Manchin echoed her hours later in his speech, criticizing the lack of bipartisanship as he has time and time again throughout his filibuster defenses.

“I don’t know what happened to the good old days,” he said, “but I can’t tell you they aren’t here now.”



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Democrats Double-Down On Sure-To-Fail Strategy To Pass Voting Bills

House Passes Two Democratic Voting Bills – With A Quirk That Allows Them To Skirt One Filibuster Vote

‘A Perilous Course For This Nation’: Manchin Breaks With Democrats, Reaffirms Support For The Filibuster Ahead Of Critical Vote

McConnell Blasts ‘The Left’s Big Lie’ As Schumer Prepares Another Voting Bill Push

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Shawn Laval Smith Named Killer of UCLA Student Brianna Kupfer, Her Father Blames Politicians


“Los Angeles County Jail records show Covina police arrested him on Oct. 27, 2020 on a misdemeanor charge. He was released on $1,000 bail. The outcome of that case was not immediately clear. Los Angeles District Attorney George Gascon’s office did not immediately respond to a request for comment.”

Los Angeles police ID Shawn Laval Smith as suspected killer of Brianna Kupfer

By Fox News, January 18, 2022

Los Angeles police have identified the suspected killer of 24-year-old Brianna Kupfer, a UCLA grad student stabbed to death at her furniture store job last week.

Shawn Laval Smith, 31, should be considered armed and dangerous, according to the LAPD.

He allegedly walked into a furniture store on North La Brea Avenue on Jan. 13 and stabbed Kupfer to death moments after she texted a friend to say a man in the store was making her uncomfortable.

“She sent a text to a friend letting her know that there was someone inside the location that was giving her a bad vibe,” LAPD Lt. John Radtke said of the Jan. 13 slaying. “Regrettably, that person did not see the text immediately.”

Anyone who sees him should call 911 and no approach, police said Tuesday evening.

Police said he’s been spotted in numerous locations around Southern California – including Pasadena, Santa Monica, West Hollywood, Covina and San Diego. They also included a mug shot showing Smith wearing a face mask – suggesting a recent run-in with the law sometime after the start of the coronavirus pandemic in March 2020.

Los Angeles County Jail records show Covina police arrested him on Oct. 27, 2020 on a misdemeanor charge. He was released on $1,000 bail. The outcome of that case was not immediately clear.

Los Angeles District Attorney George Gascon’s office did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Just a half-hour after the alleged stabbing at the Croft House, a luxury furniture store, police said surveillance cameras picked up Smith at a 7-Eleven, where he bought a vape pen in cash.


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“Free to Vote” Should Not Mean “Free to Cheat”

“The bedrock of the American republic is that elections must be free, fair, accurate, and trusted.” – So states Mollie Hemingway in her important book, Rigged: How the Media, Big Tech, and the Democrats Seized Our Elections (2021).

I spoke with Mollie on the radio when her book came out. She told our audience, “I found after 2020 the way that you weren’t allowed to talk about [the election] to be completely suspicious. We all lived through it. It was the weirdest election of our lifetime—but then you weren’t allowed to notice that in any way.” Nothing to see here—move along.

In order to secure voter integrity, Georgia passed a law after the irregularities of the 2020 election. And this voting law has been viciously attacked by the left. But Tim Head, executive director of the Faith and Freedom Coalition (based in Atlanta), argues that in reality this law makes it easier to vote. Despite the lies of the media, Hollywood, the woke corporations, and the liberal politicians, including President Biden (who called the law “Jim Crow 2.0”), the law is a good step toward restoring voter integrity.

Tim Head told me, “The crux of the issue really comes down to: Do Americans and do voters have confidence that we as citizens and as voters have a voice, a meaningful voice, in our government? We need to have confidence that all of our voices are heard and otherwise, we can start moving closely, more closely towards almost a banana republic status.”

Last week Joe Biden visited Georgia and tried to peddle the left’s own voter overhaul bill, the “Free to Vote” Act, which would have the effect of federalizing all elections going forward, and would remove crucial vote-security measures.

And yet, in Article I, Section 4, the U.S. Constitution says: “The Times, Places and Manner of holding Elections for Senators and Representatives, shall be prescribed in each State by the Legislature thereof.”

Biden asserted that opposition to the bill to federalize elections was essentially racist: “At consequential moments in history, they present a choice. Do you want to be on the side of Dr. King or George Wallace? Do you want to be on the side of John Lewis or Bull Connor? Do you want to be on the side of Abraham Lincoln or Jefferson Davis?”

But critics note that this bill would loosen common sense voter photo-ID restrictions.

Heritage Foundation’s Hans von Spakavsky, co-author (with John Fund) of Our Broken Elections: How the Left Changed the Way You Vote, told me in an interview: “Those laws have been in place now for more than eight decades. We have years of turnout data in states with voter ID laws, that data clearly shows it does not suppress votes. It does not keep people out of the polls. It certainly does not keep minority voters out of the polls.”

Ken Blackwell, Senior Fellow with the Family Research Council, notes, “If it was difficult to get a voter ID, you could say it was a restraint to participation. Well it’s not difficult and you just think whether it’s taking out a library book, getting on an airplane, buying certain adult beverages, you have to show an ID.”

Interestingly a new survey of likely Michigan voters found: “[M]ore than 75% of participants supported a requirement to show a government-issued photo ID in order to vote, while support among Black residents was even higher at 79%.”

Another security measure requires updating voter registration rolls—so that no vote is cast by say, a person who died 10 years ago.

Veteran journalist Bob Knight says, “The question I always ask is, ‘How can you be against accurate voter rolls and say that’s somehow racist or suppressing the vote, when everybody’s treated the same?’”

Some critics believe that the porous border, where hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens are pouring into America, is a strategy by the left to sustain political power—by getting these people to vote and vote for the left. Recently, New York City has approved letting 800,000 illegal aliens vote in elections—local ones, for now. Critics note that this is why the Biden administration has not lifted a finger to close our southern border.

And then, there’s “ballot harvesting”—a system where third parties can collect mail ballots. Critics note this is rife with potential for voter fraud.

And on it goes.

And now Biden and the left want to completely overhaul our election system to make sure they always retain their power. Going forward, we must make sure that elections are fair and just—that it is easy to vote, but difficult to cheat. And the place to do that is in the state legislatures—according to the Constitution Joe Biden swore to uphold.

Visa Program for Illegal Alien Crime Victims Approves Forged, Altered, Unauthorized Petitions

A controversial program that awards special visas to illegal immigrants who claim to be victims of crimes in the U.S. rubber stamps petitions with forged, unauthorized, altered, or suspicious law enforcement certifications, according to a scathing federal audit released this month. The probe also discloses that the Homeland Security agency, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), that authorizes the visas has for years allowed fraud to go unchecked in the program that receives over 50,000 applications annually. It is known as the U nonimmigrant visa, or simply U visa, and it grants lawful status as well as a path to American citizenship to illegal alien crime victims and their families.

Congress created it in 2000 as part of the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act to help authorities prosecute criminals with the help of victims in the country illegally who might otherwise not cooperate with police. Though victims of other crimes and those who have suffered “substantial physical or mental abuse” may also qualify, the visa was designed to assist victims of sexual assault, gangs, domestic violence, and human trafficking. In the last few years U visa petitions have grown tremendously, according to government figures, and the Biden administration wants to expand the program even more by raising the annual cap from 10,000 to 30,000 (family members do not count against the cap). That will only add to the huge backlog. It is bad enough that a few years ago USCIS estimated that petitioners would wait more than a decade to receive a U visa if policies and processing procedures remain the same.

While on the waitlist illegal immigrants and their family members receive deferred action or parole and may apply for work authorization. A USCIS publication reveals that 22% of petitioners and 11% of derivatives were previously in deportation proceedings and nearly 10% of those approved required a waiver for fraud or willful misrepresentation. The report also states that in 2010 USCIS implemented a waitlist process due to the growing number of petitioners. By 2019 the agency estimated petitioners would wait north of 10 years to receive a U visa. The overwhelming majority (68%) of U visa applicants come from Mexico, according to figures embedded in the USCIS report. The rest come from Guatemala (7%), El Salvador (6.3%), Honduras (5.3%), India (3%) and Ecuador (1.9%).

To qualify for a U visa applicants must show that they are a victim of a qualifying crime, have information about the crime and are likely to be helpful in the detection or investigation of the crime or the prosecution and conviction of the perpetrator. Victims must submit a signed certification (1-918 form) from a law enforcement official containing basic information about the criminal activity and the victim’s willingness to assist in the detection, investigation, prosecution, conviction or sentencing. The Department of Homeland Security Inspector General (DHS IG), which conducted the latest probe, found that USCIS approved petitions with law enforcement certifications that were unauthorized, forged, altered or suspicious. Investigators from the watchdog’s office contacted law enforcement officials and confirmed in various cases that certifications had forged or unauthorized signatures. It seems that USCIS is not terribly concerned because the IG writes that, even after learning about these serious issues, the agency “did not adequately manage the U visa program” and failed to address “fraud risks.”

As part of the probe, the DHS watchdog surveyed law enforcement officials at dozens of agencies across the nation to determine if the U visa program helps solve crimes. Of 57 certifying law enforcement agencies contacted, “61 percent stated the program does not significantly improve their ability to investigate and solve crimes and 54 percent believe petitioners abuse the program,” the recently published DHS IG report says. Officials at several law enforcement agencies said the U visa program is not helpful because the requests are often for old or closed cases, and in some instances, “staged” crimes, or “exaggerated injuries.” Portions of the report are redacted but the key point is well conveyed. “USCIS’ mismanagement of the U visa program led to questionable petitioners gaining U visa benefits,” the IG writes, adding that the agency has failed to take corrective actions although it acknowledged issues and vulnerabilities years ago.

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VIDEO: Biden’s Military Retreats into Wokeism

With all of the disruptions to daily life right now, it’s hard to see past America’s own crises. But there’s a lot of volatility outside our borders these days — and very little faith that our president has the strength to confront it. If the United States is hoping for any sense of stability, that has to change — Republicans warn — and fast.

Sidetracked by inflation, shortages, supply chain disruptions, and worker scarcities, most Americans have more than enough to worry about. But the leaders of Russia and China are on the move, and every single one of us should care. Protecting our neighbors’ independence is crucial to our own, experts warn. And as Russian President Vladimir Putin builds up a massive force on the Ukrainian border, leaders like Rep. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) see nothing but danger ahead.

“I was just out there in Kyiv, Ukraine about a month ago, and it’s looking pretty ominous,” the former Army Ranger admitted on “Washington Watch.” “It’s not so much the numbers of troops, but it’s also the types of troops that Putin is putting on the border, many of them from his National Guard, who really are only trained in occupation duty.” Frankly, Waltz said, the Russian leader has a lot of options for hurting Ukraine. They could attack them through cyber means, they could cut off their gas in the middle of winter, or they could invade parts — or all — of their country. “I think an invasion itself is pretty much a slam dunk for [an overwhelming] army that [can outgun] the Ukrainians.” The president needs to get his head in the game and start sending lethal arms now, Waltz insisted.

But what’s in it for America, most people want to know? Why is any of this in our interest now, when we have so many other problems to solve? Well, for starters, Waltz explained, “China is watching, Iran is watching, North Korea is watching. They already saw us abandoned one democracy, even as imperfect as it was in Afghanistan and walk away there. We walk away now and Ukraine, and I truly fear for Israel. I fear for Taiwan. I fear for South Korea. Authoritarianism is on the march, because they smell weakness in this White House, and that’s how that’s how aggressive nations behave. They take advantage of that weakness, and that’s how you lead to global instability that will affect every American.”

As disconnected as the Biden administration has been, even it recognizes the threat here. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is hurrying to Switzerland to meet with his Russian counterparts and try to head off a disastrous fate. Another delegation of U.S. senators also flew to Kyiv to meet with the Ukrainian president. Although the far-Leftists and Republicans rarely have much in common, this is one problem they seem united to solve. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) told reporters that their bipartisan delegation wants to send a clear message to the global community: “The United States stands in unwavering support of our Ukrainian partners to defend their sovereignty and in the face of persistent Russian aggression.”

Here at home, Americans have their own beef with the president — but world leaders have to be just as frustrated with Biden’s policies. “I just don’t think we can overstate how Biden’s failed energy policies are playing into this,” Waltz shook his head. “When you crack down on American pipelines, on drilling, on fracking and you move America away from energy independence, you put that demand in the hands of the Russians. We now have Europe more dependent on Russian oil and gas. Putin is flush with cash with the high price of oil, and he now has a pipeline in place the Nord Stream 2 that allows him to bypass Eastern Europe and bypass Ukraine and create a dependency in Western Europe… And don’t think he’ll stop with Ukraine.”

Equally as disturbing, America’s fighting force may not be up to the challenge. Thanks to the woke leadership of the Biden administration, our military has been increasingly hollowed out. Good men and women have either been purged by the “extremist” witch hunt, left the ranks in disgust, or been forced out by the administration’s senseless COVID policy. The stronger and more prepared our military is, the less likely it is we’ll have to use it. To the rest of the world, it’s a deterrent. What we have now are serious liabilities in readiness — and our enemies know it.

“When you have your Secretary of Defense state [that] his number one priority is [eliminating] the ‘growing threat of white supremacy’ (even though there’s no data to back that up) and climate change,” the U.S. is in trouble, Waltz agrees “Meanwhile, the Chinese have a larger navy now than the United States Navy. They’ve launched more into space than the United States [and] the rest of the world combined. We’ve talked about Russia on the march and Iran’s nuclear weapon. So the priorities have been misplaced, number one. And when you couple that with cuts in the budget,” it’s a problem.

The stakes at home are high. We need leaders that recognize the threat and the importance of a military fit to meet it. Let’s hope that’s what we get in November. The rest of the world depends on it.

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China’s Trade Surplus Surges To Record $676.4B in 2021

This can’t continue. The Republican Party must make repatriating our manufacturing back to the United States a major issue in 2022 and 2024. President Trump or Governor DeSantis will take the fight to China when they take office in January 2025.

China’s trade surplus surges to record $676.4B in 2021

By I-24, January 14, 2022

BEIJING (AP) – China’s politically volatile global trade surplus surged to $676.4 billion in 2021, likely the highest ever for any country, as exports jumped 29.9% over a year earlier despite semiconductor shortages that disrupted manufacturing.

The country’s monthly trade surplus in December swelled 20.8% over a year earlier to a record $94.4 billion, customs data showed Friday.

China piled up a series of monthly export surpluses in 2021 but they prompted less criticism from the United States and other trading partners than in earlier years while their governments focused on containing coronavirus infections.

Exports rose to $3.3 trillion in 2021 despite shortages of processor chips for smartphones and other goods as global demand rebounded from the coronavirus pandemic. Manufacturers also were hampered by power rationing in some areas to meet government efficiency targets.

The surplus with the United States, one of the irritants behind a lingering U.S.-Chinese trade war, rose 25.1% in 2021 over a year earlier to $396.6 billion. Trade envoys have talked since President Joe Biden took office in January but have yet to announce a date to resume face-to-face negotiations.

Exports to the United States gained 27.5% over 2020 to $576.1 billion despite tariff hikes by Biden’s predecessor, Donald Trump, that still are in place on many goods. Chinese imports of American goods rose 33.1% to $179.5 billion.

In December, China’s monthly trade surplus with the United States rose 31.1% over a year earlier to $39.2 billion. Exports to the U.S. market rose 21.1% to $56.4 billion while imports of American goods edged up 3.3% to $17.1 billion.

Chinese imports in 2021 rose 30.1% to $2.7 trillion as the world’s second-largest recovery rebounded from the pandemic.

Economic growth weakened in the second half of the year as Beijing carried out a campaign to reduce what it sees as dangerously high debt in the real estate industry, but consumer spending was above pre-pandemic levels.

Manufacturing activity edged higher in December but new export orders contracted, according to survey earlier by the government statistics bureau and an industry group, the China Federation of Logistics & Purchasing.

Chinese exporters benefited from being allowed to resume most normal business in early 2020 while foreign competitors faced anti-coronavirus restrictions on travel and trade. That advantage carried into 2021 as other governments renewed controls in response to the spread of new virus variants.

Earlier, forecasters said Chinese exporters would benefit from the spread of the latest variant, omicron, which Beijing appeared to be keeping out of the country. More recently, however, China has responded to outbreaks within its own borders by imposing travel restrictions on major cities including Tianjin, a manufacturing center where omicron was found.

China’s global trade surplus was a 26.4% increase over 2020, which economists said then was among the highest ever reported by any economy. They said the only comparison as a percentage of the economy’s size likely was Saudi Arabia and other oil exporters during their price boom in the 1970s, but their total revenues were smaller.

The swollen trade surplus has strained the ability of China’s central bank to manage the exchange rate of its yuan, which has risen to multi-year highs against the U.S. dollar as money flows into the country. The People’s Bank of China has tried to limit the ability of banks and other traders to speculate on the currency’s movement.

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How did the Texas synagogue jihadi get a tourist visa to come to the U.S. despite having a criminal record?

No one seems to know. That raises even more questions.

How was he allowed into the U.S. to begin with?

House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy demands answers from the Biden administration about how British synagogue gunman with criminal convictions was let into America

by Elizabeth Elkind and Jennifer Smith,, January 18, 2022:

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is demanding President Joe Biden’s White House answer how a UK national with a criminal history was allowed to fly to the United States where he held four people hostage at a synagogue in Texas over the weekend.

In addition to condemning the attack, he and other national Republican figures like Florida Governor Ron DeSantis have been grilling the administration over its handling of the incident.

Many accused the president of directing more federal law enforcement resources toward American parents protesting Critical Race Theory and mask mandates in public schools.

There is growing outrage and demand for answers as to how the British terrorist gunman who took four hostages at a synagogue in Colleyville on Saturday was even able to enter the US on a tourist visa when he was known to intelligence agencies in the UK.

The FBI has declined to comment on the matter.

Malik Faisal Akram, 44, flew to New York City from the UK on January 22, despite being known to MI5 and having a criminal record.

‘Over the past 48 hours, President Biden’s Justice Department has gone from denying the clear and religious, anti-Semitic implications of this attack to now backtracking to what we all already knew to be true. Now as more information becomes available, it only raises more questions,’ McCarthy said in a statement first sent to

The top GOP lawmaker in the House of Representatives accused Biden officials of ‘downplaying’ the attack and demanded to know why the FBI ‘initially disregard[ed] the role anti-Semitism played in this hostage situation.’

‘How was it that someone with an apparent criminal record and suspicious travel history was allowed into the United States to begin with?’ he also questioned. ‘What national security concerns remain?’…

Akram’s family say he had a criminal history but somehow, he was able to get an ESTA tourist visa – which are supposed to be off-limits to foreigners who have broken the law.

Akram spent two weeks at a homeless shelter in Dallas, during which time he was able to buy a gun on the street….

‘How long did the FBI know a radical Islamist foreign national with a criminal record was in the country? Were they working with him or his associates?

‘How did this person get a visa? Did he slip through the cracks because they were too busy surveilling your conservative grandma?’ Donald Trump Jr. tweeted.

‘They don’t want us to talk about how a known jihadist got past the FBI and into the country, obtained an illegal firearm, and took hostages at a synagogue,’ Jasec Posobiec said.

Stephen Miller, Trump’s former adviser, tweeted that ‘every journalist’ should be asking whether Biden changing vetting laws for tourists contributed to the incident.

The Independent reports that Akram was known to MI5 but that they didn’t consider him a severe threat.

It’s unclear what he said in his application for an ESTA tourist visa, which asks whether or not applicants have a criminal record.

The ESTA website claims checks will be carried out to see if an applicant has any undisclosed criminal convictions on file.

But according to social justice charity Nacro, the US authorities do not have access to criminal records held on the UK’s Police National Computer.

There was equal outrage in the UK, where lawmakers demanded to know how he was able to by-pass America’s immigration rules, which are known to be some of the strictest in the world.

Tory MP Bob Seely told MailOnline there seemed to have been a ‘dreadful’ error at the UK and US borders caused by an ‘intelligence failure’ and it needed to be looked at.

‘This is clearly a failure of intelligence sharing. It is absolutely dreadful that he has been allowed to go to the States and hurt people.

‘Clearly something has gone wrong somewhere,’ he said.

Another senior MP with knowledge of the security services voiced surprise that the background had not been picked up. ‘How did he get into the US?’ they said. ‘You get picked up for walking on the cracks in the pavement.’

Yesterday, his brother, Gulbar, demanded how he was allowed into America despite a long criminal record.

He said Malik was mentally ill and was mourning the death of his brother three months ago, reportedly from Covid.

The extent of his criminal record is not yet clear, but it may be that some of his offences may have been too petty or too old to stop him being turned away from the United States’ border.


Austria: Muslim migrant sets fire to apartment building and attacks fleeing residents with a knife

Indonesia: Woman flogged 100 times for adultery, her male partner gets only 15 lashes

Nigeria: “They asked ‘are you Muslim or Christian?’ I told them I was Christian, and they intensified the beating”

Nigeria: Muslims screaming ‘Allahu akbar’ murder 18 Christians

Belgium: Residence permit of imam of nation’s largest mosque withdrawn, he’s a ‘serious danger to national security’

EDITORS NOTE: This Jihad Watch column is republished with permission. ©All rights reserved.

The Midnight Flights of the Biden Administration

Traditionally, most discussions in the United States about immigration — and especially illegal immigration — focus on the southern border and aliens who enter the country without inspection.

In reality, our nation is comprised of 50 border states and not all aliens who pose a threat to national security or public safety enter the U.S. illegally, but may instead commit immigration fraud or visa fraud, or otherwise violate the terms of their lawful admission into the U.S.

In September of 2009, I wrote an article about the multitude of ways aliens can gain entry to the U.S. by circumventing the processes that are supposed to safeguard America and Americans.

That piece was entitled, “National Security And An Updated Version of ‘The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere.’”

It cites a famous poem Henry Wadsworth Longfellow wrote in 1775 about how fabled hero Paul Revere used lanterns to warn about which way the British would invade New England (“one if by land and two, if by sea”).

Today, aliens have many more pathways into the U.S. They are frequently aided, abetted, and encouraged by the President of the United States. Far more than Paul Revere’s three lanterns would be needed to warn about all of these methods.

President Biden, notwithstanding the Constitution, our laws, and the impact to America’s safety and security, has betrayed his Oath of Office and turned the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) — or as I prefer to refer to it, the Department of Homeland Surrender — into the most massive alien smuggling / human trafficking organization in the history of the U.S.

During a White House briefing on October 19, 2021, Fox News correspondent Peter Doocy challenged Jen Psaki about the nature of “middle of the night flights” reportedly transporting illegal aliens around the U.S.

Psaki contemptuously rebuffed that claim, saying 2:30 a.m. was not the “middle of the night, but “early in the morning,” in an effort to sidestep the entire issue.

On January 4, 2022, Fox News reported that former Rep. Lou Barletta had captured images of suspected ‘ghost flights’ arriving on Christmas in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylavania. The ‘passengers’ were reportedly unloaded into buses and driven to staging areas where cars were waiting to disperse them across nearby communities.

Journalists who report on the Biden administration’s immigration policies generally focus solely on the disastrous U.S.-Mexican border. However, the southern border represents only one hole in what I refer to as the “Immigration Colander.”

America is a nation of 50 “border states.”

Any state that lies on the northern or southern frontiers are border states, as are those states that have international airports or access to America’s 95,000 miles of meandering coastline.

To underscore this point, Senators Josh Hawley of Missouri and James Lankford of Oklahoma recently issued a joint letter to DHS Secretary Mayorkas demanding the administration make public the number of aliens who were lawfully admitted into the U.S. and then failed to depart within their authorized period.

I reached out to Sen. Hawley’s office and suggested they also demand to know what the current visa refusal rates are under the Biden administration and how many aliens are denied entry at ports of entry by Customs and Border Protection inspectors under the provisions of 8 U.S. Code § 1182.

While we are on the topic of 8 U.S. Code § 1182, it is worth noting that, in addition to codifying the classes of aliens who are to be excluded, it also provides the President with the absolute wide-ranging authority to suspend entry of aliens into the U.S.

Here is the appropriate section of law:

(f) Suspension of entry or imposition of restrictions by President

Whenever the President finds that the entry of any aliens or of any class of aliens into the United States would be detrimental to the interests of the United States, he may by proclamation, and for such period as he shall deem necessary, suspend the entry of all aliens or any class of aliens as immigrants or nonimmigrants, or impose on the entry of aliens any restrictions he may deem to be appropriate.

The Immigration and Nationality Act does not, however, provide the President with the authority to ignore our immigration laws and encourage massive numbers of illegal aliens to head for the U.S., confident that no matter their backgrounds or failures to qualify for visas, they will be permitted to enter the U.S. and be disbursed across our nation with impunity.

Indeed, Article IV, Section 4 of the Constitution states:

The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a Republican Form of Government, and shall protect each of them against invasion; and on Application of the Legislature, or of the Executive (when the Legislature cannot be convened) against domestic Violence.

The massive numbers of illegal aliens flooding into the U.S. could certainly be described as an invasion — one that is sanctioned by the Biden administration in apparent violation of the provisions of 8 U.S. Code § 1324.

President Abraham Lincoln aspirationally envisioned the U.S. possessing a government of the people, by the people, and for the people.

Biden, on the other hand, is acting not on behalf of Americans, but on behalf of those whose interests have nothing to do with those of America or Americans. They are the Profiteers of the Biden Administration’s Open Borders Policy, for whom malfeasance has it rewards.

This is truly a study in contrasts: Paul Revere and others heroically sought to warn the colonists about a pending British invasion. Today, Joe Biden and his administration are facilitating a modern-day invasion of the United States.

©Michael Cutler. All rights reserved.

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The Framing of Patriot Elmer Stewart Rhodes III

The Democrats who stole the 2020 election and put in power a mentally challenged and unstable president, whose reputation as a pervert, crime boss and American traitor came with him, have had a bad year. The extreme left of the party has taken control and has continuously helped destroy any vestiges of decency that political party ever had.

To hide and distract citizens from these horrendous policy disasters and constant failures plus the seemingly never ending continued destruction of our constitutional republic, they use false narratives like race, right wing extremists, climate change, white privilege and blaming everything on Trump!!!

Their latest lie is about a group they love to hate. The Oath Keepers. A patriot group founded in 2009 by Elmer Stewart Rhodes III, 56, a former military parachutist who joined the army right out of school. After a night exercise went wrong and he was injured he interned for Ron Paul, another hero of mine. He then went to Yale and became an attorney. He became more involved in the politics and neglected his law practice in Montana and he was disbarred. He was ahead of the curve and saw which way this country was heading and he created Oath Keepers, which was when he and I became acquainted and I joined his awesome organization.

Members pledge to “fulfill the oath all military and police take to ‘defend the Constitution against all enemies, foreign and domestic,’” and to defend the Constitution. Not on our watch is our motto.

We were involved in the unconstitutional overstep of the federal government at the Bundy Ranch in Bunkerville, Nevada. Armed militias stood up against tyranny and we won. This was done during that other traitor, girly boy and seriously testosterone challenged Hussein Obamas presidency which drove this country towards where we are today.

During the Trump era things normalized more and we could relax a little, but the hatred and racial strife being pushed by the left bought the possibility of a civil war/separation of the states as once again there was no common ground. The New Socialist Democrat party kept moving left and then left again leaving many Americans behind. The great results of the Trump administration were belittled and lied about and manipulated by possibly the worst and most corrupt media in the world.

As it became clear as day that the Biden camp and the extremists had actually pulled of the largest singular act of treason by stealing an actual presidential election, it was understood by many of us that there was a real possibility of conflict.

When the rightful and truly elected president, Donald J Trump, called for a rally to protest the stolen election, everyone with half an active brain cell understood that the extreme left, made up of real domestic terrorists and their groups like BLM, Antifa and other commie and socialist groups, who all summer had protested and rioted in major blue cities, causing billions in damages and the death of many innocents without any criminal recourse, would likely try to counter protest and infiltrate the Trump rally.

Oath Keepers knew that. The many conversations and messages between active members quite rightly made plans to defend the rally, the president and property from more than likely serious physical harm. It was truly believed that any protest by the Trump supporters would be met with bloody and furious counter protesters and plans were made accordingly. No laws were broken and what clothing was worn was irrelevant. Not criminal action.

Constitutionalists and true patriots were infuriated by the whole blatant electoral fraud perpetrated by the Democrats. Many saw it as their duty to protest and try stop the certification of the process until an independent and full investigation was carried out. After all, we have all learnt that it’s not always possible to get just judicial results on a system so corrupted by the left where constitutional decisions are made politically and thus breaking the Oaths these judges took.

Whether or not Rhodes spent $15,000 on weaponry, legal purchases and weapons is also irrelevant. They were not taken to the Capitol. The only truly armed people there were members of one of the most corrupt police forces in this country and one that needs disbanding. The only true death caused solely by the protest at the Capitol building was the cold blooded murder of a slight in stature, blond former air force veteran female patriot who posed no physical threat to any trained and well armed officer there. She was murdered. Plain and simple. There will never be justice for that murder until that officer is arrested and faces charges. He was a coward.

The indictment of Stewart Rhodes and other Oath Keepers is like the one on Kyle Rittenhouse – pure fiction. Designed to take the sheep minds off the disaster that is the result of the failed and anti American Biden Agenda.

The several members who have been previously imprisoned in draconian fashion by this evil DOJ have been intimidated and forced with mental and physical torture to “rat” on others, including Stewart Rhodes and others in leadership positions. All to either just get it done, get their lives back or some other reason. The whole idea is to also attempt to destroy a good and patriotic organization.

Let’s be honest here, Stewart Rhodes has more love and more patriotism in his little finger on his left hand for this country than the entire Biden administration and its corrupt alphabet agencies and Justice Department.

People have infiltrated the ranks and inner circle of the Oath Keepers as the left try and get it destroyed. Some were there in January 6th. Meanwhile their own domestic terror groups can run amok doing whatever they want with impunity.

America. The time is coming. We have one chance to take our country back this year and if we fail the possible end result could be catastrophic. For the left —-

©Fred Brownbill. All rights reserved.

CHOSEN BY THE DEEP STATE: Gorsuch, Kavanaugh and Barrett

“We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission; which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute force.” – Ayn Rand

“The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.” – Thomas Jefferson

“Threats to the rule of law come not only from rioters and looters in the streets, but also from activist judges on the bench.” – Tom Fitton

“Bullying wasn’t okay in elementary school and it isn’t okay now, especially when it comes in the form of a U.S. Supreme Court decision.” – John Doolittle, former CA Congressman

Anyone who still believes President Trump’s three chosen supreme court justices are true Constitutional Conservatives, has not been paying attention.  Not a one of them even follows the US Constitution.  What is so discouraging is that they take turns being on the side of those who vote against our constitution and against American citizens.  Watch how they vote and you’ll notice that one of the three will always side with Roberts, Sotomayor, Kagan and Breyer.

So, how did Trump choose these three judges, or did he?  Two organizations were chosen to submit lists of “conservative” nominees for Trump.

Heritage Foundation

In response to hearing the two organizations who were to choose the list of Supreme Court nominees, my column, President Trump, Heritage Foundation is Controlled Opposition, was published on December 12, 2016.

Over the past 35 years, Heritage has also been funded by private foundations such as Pew Charitable Trust which also funded many GOALS 2000 initiatives. Bill Clinton signed the Goals 2000 law on March 31, 1994, creating new education bureaucracies and facilitating federal control of local education institutions. William Greider’s bestseller, Who Will Tell the People: The Betrayal of American Democracy reveals other benefactors, “Heritage received grants from Amoco, General Motors, Chase Manhattan Bank (David Rockefeller) and right-wing foundations like Olin and Bradley.”

Koch organizations support Heritage as well as private donors including some who are members of the globalist Council on Foreign Relations and many who were pro-abortion.

Stuart M. Butler, a Brit who is a senior fellow at the liberal Brookings Institute, the same Institute that is promoting the privatization of education, wrote a monograph for Heritage entitled Assuring Affordable Health Care for All Americans. Please pay particular attention to Item #2 on page 6 of this document wherein it states, “Mandate all households to obtain adequate insurance.”

The idea of creating a North American free trade zone was first proposed by Heritage Distinguished Fellow and Council on Foreign Relations member, Richard Allen, in the late 1970s, refined by then Presidential candidate Ronald Reagan, and further developed in a major 1986 Heritage Foundation study.

There is also a strong Rockefeller/Heritage connection.  Edwin Feulner, former President of Heritage Foundation, who strongly supported the U.S.-Soviet education agreements, and who had an office in Moscow, supported Soviet-style magnet schools (i.e., tax supported choice/charter schools), and had state affiliate organizations across the nation writing charter school legislation that reads as though it was written by the U.S. Department of Education, the Carnegie Corporation and the National Education Association.

Vice President Michael Pence

The “trustworthy” and devout “Christian” Vice President was more than willing to tell the politically naïve President that Heritage was a conservative think tank who would guide him to Constitutionally Conservative judges for the Supreme Court.

Like the majority of others our 45th President hired for his administration, he failed to vet his choice for vice president.  Had he done so, he would have found out that the two closest congressional friends of Mike Pence were Paul Ryan and Jeff Flake, both enemies of President Trump. He also would have known that Pence had been funded by the Koch brother’s foundations and Richard and Betsy DeVos from the inception of his political aspirations, both of whom were enemies of Trump.

Pence and Heritage are old friends.  Three decades ago, it was The Heritage Foundation’s influence that inspired Pence to help create a think tank in his home state of Indiana. In 1991, Pence became president of the Indiana Policy Review Foundation (IPRF), which is part of the State Policy Network in Indiana. Link They are satellite affiliates of the Heritage Foundation whose goals and interests are similar to the Koch organizations.  The IPRF was a small group back when Pence was their president, but in the years since, it has amassed an enormous budget thanks in great part to the largess of the Koch network of donors and others.

After coming to Washington as a congressman and later as vice president, Pence frequently collaborated with Heritage.  Mike Pence joined The Heritage Foundation as a distinguished visiting fellow in February 2021 after serving four years as President Trump’s VP.

Pence has also started a podcast and will be writing a monthly op-ed and speaking at conferences and colleges in his new capacity as the Ronald Reagan Presidential Scholar at the conservative Young America’s Foundation.  YAF is an associate member of the State Policy Network.  The foundation was founded at the home of neo-con William F. Buckley, (CFR, CIA and Skull and Bones) and is heavily funded by Koch brother organizations and famous icons of the neo-con rightwing including former Amway executives Richard and Helen DeVos and Morton Blackwell’s Leadership Institute.

I have written numerous articles about VP Pence, now referred to as Benedict Arnold Pence for his actions on January 6th, 2020.  If you still believe Pence is a man of integrity and faith, I would hope you’d take the time to read the series of articles exposing this man.

Judas Mike Pence Joins Aaron Burr and Benedict Arnold, Part One

Mike Pence, Water Boy for the Deep State, Part Two

Satan’s Minions, the Financiers of Michael R. Pence, Part 3

VP Pence never excelled at anything President Trump assigned him to oversee.  And he was the one who chose Drs. Fauci, Birx and Redfield to lead the COVID Task Force.  Those three Deep State insiders helped to destroy President Donald J. Trump and this country.  The transfer of billions to the big box stores and Big Pharma along with the destruction of small businesses and the middle class will never be recovered.

Mike Pence and Kellyanne Conway have been close friends for decades.  Kellyanne worked for Mike when he was in Congress. She is also affiliated with the Kochs, and she and Pence even have family members who have intermarried.

The Federalist Society

In late January 2017, The Federalist Society, Friend or Foe was published.   Kellyanne Conway and her Trump hating husband, George, have been members of the Society for years.  They joined because it was “pro-life.”

The Federalist Society began at Yale Law School, (home of Skull and Bones), Harvard Law School (that bastion of higher liberal learning), and the University of Chicago Law School, (home of Bill Ayers and where protestors disallowed a 2016 Trump rally). It originally started as a student organization which challenged what its members perceived as the orthodox American liberal ideology found in most law schools. Yet, these three Ivy league schools are known as having a Marxist agenda.

The Society’s notable membership has included Supreme Court justices Antonin ScaliaClarence Thomas and Samuel Alito. Justice Scalia actually served as the original faculty advisor to the organization. Other members include Pro-Constitutional Convention Professor Randy Barnett of Georgetown University; Former Energy Secretary, David Schizer who clerked for Ruth Bader Ginsberg; and Alex Kozinski, former Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

The Society was also started by a group of prominent so-called conservatives, including former Attorney General Edwin Meese; Solicitor General and Reagan Supreme Court nominee, Robert Bork; former Indiana Congressman, David McIntosh, head of pro-amnesty and anti-Trump Club of Growth; Lee Liberman Otis; former Energy Secretary Spencer Abraham and Steven Calabresi.

The Federalist Society donors are telling.  Their website states, “90% of the funding comes from individuals and foundations; the other 10% comes from corporations. The Society does not take money from any political party or group affiliated with a political party or from the federal government.”

In 2013, the Federalist Society held their annual dinner with guest speakers Supreme Court Justices Alito and Thomas, and Federal Appellate Judge Diane Sykes. This was a $200-per-plate black-tie fundraising dinner, funded in part by the Koch brothers. Link

“By headlining this fundraiser, Judge Sykes is clearly in violation of the Code of Conduct for U.S. Judges and Justice Thomas would be as well—if only the Supreme Court was bound by an ethical code,” Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-NY) said in a statement. The ethical codes are there to ensure that outside interests do not sway judicial decisions.

Sponsors for the dinner are recognizable names like Chevron, Verizon, Google, Facebook, and Time Warner, none of whom are pro-life standard bearers.

Many of the links exposing who was at this dinner have been removed, but among those who gave $100,000 are the following:

Koch Industries, David Koch, and their Claude Lambe Foundation each gave $100,000. David Koch was pro-abortion.

Google and Microsoft are among donors who gave $100,000 or more, according to the society’s annual report for 2015. Neither Google nor Microsoft have ever been pro-lifers.

The Sarah Scaife Foundation is a big donor. Sarah Scaife was the mother of wealthy businessman Richard Mellon Scaife, who donated up to $30 million to the Heritage Foundation. Scaife funded Planned Parenthood, and even took an ad out in the WSJ promoting taxpayer funding of abortion. His mother, Sarah, had Planned Parenthood founder, Margaret Sanger, into her home every Sunday afternoon for tea.

Those donating $25,000 to $49,000 included:

Amway Multi-Marketing Richard and Helen DeVos Foundation. These are the in-laws of Betsy DeVos, former education secretary, and Verizon.

In the final category are Delta Airlines, ExxonMobil Corporation, Facebook, GlaxoSmithKline, and Pepsi, Co. None of whom support life.

Kellyanne Conway

Kellyanne was Donald Trump’s campaign manager after Ted Cruz lost his bid for same.  Conway was also employed by the Cruz campaign as a strategist for Keep the Promise I, a pro-Cruz super-PAC, bankrolled by hedge fund billionaire Robert Mercer, who ran attack ads against Trump during the primary campaign, including one blasting the real estate mogul for supposedly supporting government-run healthcare, which of course wasn’t true. Robert Mercer then switched to a Super Pac which is running attack ads against Hillary Clinton.

While working for Ted Cruz, she consistently disparaged Donald Trump, but then went to work for him as his Senior Counselor after he was elected. The scandal laden anti-Trump group, The Lincoln Project, was co-founded by Kellyanne’s husband, George Conway.

George and Kellyanne are members of the Federalist Society and give $50 to 100K per year to the Society.


Working together and being friends for decades, it was only logical that Pence would suggest Heritage Foundation and Kellyanne would suggest the Federalist Society to choose conservative judges for Trump’s Supreme Court nominees.  Both of these people are Deep State insiders or “controlled opposition” at the least.  Few true conservatives endorsed and stood by Donald J. Trump through four years of unmitigated attacks against his person and his administration.

Kellyanne Conway left Trump’s administration in August of 2020, allegedly for family reasons.  Michael Pence was never a Trump supporter, he and his wife were always Deep State players, and on January 6th, 2021, Pence knifed Trump in the back and the Republic in the heart.

The three Supreme Court Justices placed on the court by President Trump were actually chosen by Mike Pence and Kellyanne Conway.

Brett Kavanaugh replaced Justice Anthony Kennedy on the court.  Kennedy was often thought of as the “swing” vote.  All three of Trump’s appointees have been “swing” voters, as we just saw with Justice Kavanaugh siding with the left against medical freedom and for Biden’s unconstitutional healthcare medical mandate.

Biden’s Handlers Ditch Greece’s EastMed Pipeline Project in Order to Appease Turkey

Biden’s handlers: forever projecting weakness on the international stage.

US quietly ditches Greece’s EastMed pipeline project to ship Israeli gas to Europe

by Ragip Soylu, Middle East Eye, January 11, 2022:

The US government silently abandoned an eastern Mediterranean pipeline project that would carry Israeli gas through Cyprus to Europe this week by submitting a non-paper to Athens explaining its reasons, Middle East Eye has learned.

The US non-paper, according to the Greek media, described the project as a “primary source of tension” and something “destabilising” the region by putting Turkey and regional countries at loggerheads.

A non-paper is an unofficial diplomatic correspondence.

A Greek diplomat, speaking anonymously to Middle East Eye, said the media reports were exaggerations.

Greek public broadcaster ERT claimed that the non-paper also listed three reasons to explain why the US no longer supports the project: environmental concerns, lack of economic and commercial viability, and creating tensions in the region.

The project angered Ankara in 2020 after Greece, Israel and the Greek Cypriot administration signed a deal to build a 1,900-km long natural gas pipeline in the eastern Mediterranean, passing through disputed maritime territories claimed by both Turkey and Greece.

The Trump administration and its secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, had been strong supporters of the project, as well as the Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum that excludes Turkey, under the pretext that Europe needs to diversify its energy needs vis-a-vis Russia.

The US State Department, now under President Joe Biden, abruptly changed that policy on Sunday and said that Washington was shifting its focus to electricity interconnectors that can support both gas and renewable energy sources….

EDITORS NOTE: This Jihad Watch column is republished with permission. ©All rights reserved.

Dear Jimmy Bob Acosta RE: Your article on President Trump’s lying?

Good day Jimmy Bob Acosta and CNN staff,

I would just like to congratulate Jimmy Bob Acosta on his Pulitzer Prize winning article regarding elected President Trump’s lying.  The one titled, Drowning in Lies: Trump and his allies.  What a fair, unbiased, even-keeled article by Ole Bob.  But, I guess that has always been his mantra, such journalistic integrity.  Kudos Bobby!

My question is, will he be giving the same attention in regards to lying, with the installed person in the White House now, Joey Robinette Biden Jr. a.k.a. the dementia ridden puppet of Barry Soetoro/Barack Hussein?  If Jimmy Bob is so intrigued by lying, why not address the sociopathic behavior of Joey Talibiden.

Here, I’ll even give Bobby a few of little Joey’s pieces  of “malarkey” to start off his next Pulitzer.

  • I will not leave any American behind in Afghanistan!  Of course this was until the Taliban (extreme terrorist organization), told Joey Robinette and world super power America, to be out of the country by 8/31/21.  Geez, I thought tough guy Joey Robinette takes people behind the wood shed, not the other way around.  There are still Americans there today! But don’t worry, the houseplant occupying the White House is sending “relief money”(wink, wink) to Afghanistan, you know for humanitarian reasons.  Just, too funny.
  •  I will not issue a vaccine mandate!  Boy that one didn’t age well, huh Bobby?  Well he tried, all the way up to the Supreme Court.  Even with the fair and balanced Justice Sotomayor chiming that there are over 100,000 kids in hospitals with Covid, many on ventilators!  Of course, this was immediately rebuked  the very next day by the CDC, which said there are fewer than 3,500 kids in hospitals with Covid.  Hey, here’s an idea Jimmy Bob, after Joey’s article maybe you can do an article on Sotomayor’s lies and ineptitude.
  • If you get the shot, you will not have to wear a mask!  How’s that one working out?
  • I will shut the virus down, not the economy!  I have a plan to end the virus! So Jimmy Bob, when do you think Ole Lying Biden is going to spring this earth shattering plan on us…..I mean it has been a year already.  What’s the delay from Dr. Dementia?
  • Denies there is a problem at the Southern border.  He says Border Czar Heels Up Harris is doing a fantastic job. Do you concur with this statement by the great unifier, Jimmy Bob?  We reached out to Kalamity, but all she did was laugh hysterically.
  • The unvaccinated are the reason for this deadly virus!  Really, 3 shots, masks, social distancing (I personally love that one), shutting down businesses, houses of worship, gyms, entire cities for that matter…….that didn’t do it?  Gotcha!  I must say, if nothing else, the guy at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave is entertaining.  Actually, you are too Bobby Acosta.
  • The economy is doing great!  Really, how are those wage gains doing against staggering inflation? How is the labor participation rate doing there champ?  Etc., etc., etc.
  • I will not relieve students from paying back their loans.  I will though, keep granting them a moratorium every few months on paying it back instead.  You know, to stay in the good graces of millionaire Bernie Sanders and the brilliant AOC.  Sort of a back door way to grant them loan cancellations.
  • Of course, tons of other little fables, Beijing Biden has told.  That he was arrested during a civil rights march……false!  That he was arrested trying to visit Nelson Mandela…….false.  His infamous Amtrak fairy tales (told numerous times, even against advisors wishes, either stubborn/or just dementia)……false.  He used to drive tractor trailers………false.  He used to work in coal mines…..false.  He was shot at in Iraq…..false.
  • Etc., etc., etc.

Well Jimmy Bob boy, you get the idea.  These are just a few of the fables this pathological liar has told.  It should be enough to get you started I would think.  Now that I think of it, you are probably getting all this material together for a book, due to the volume of lies. Maybe call it, Joey Robinette, Pathological Liar or Dementia Patient.  Or better yet, Installed Puppet. As a bonus, you could include transcripts of his last two speeches………wow, talk about sun downing. Geez!

Maybe you could work in conjunction with that other truth seeking outlet, The NY Times.  The Executive Editor over there Dean Baquet is as pure as the driven snow. Yep, old Deano, they don’t make them like that anymore.  He is right up there with Joey Talibiden, as far as integrity goes.  Maybe get a foreword done by the other even keeled seeker of truth, MSNBC anchor, Rachel  Maddow.

One question, do you realize how entertaining you are Jimmy Bob Acosta?  Like the Times or CNN, in general, that is.  I love to start my day with you guy’s headlines……absolutely hysterical.  You do know that, right?  I mean this is being done for comedic value, right? This isn’t serious journalism, right.  Nah, I didn’t think so, just too, too funny.

Keep up the great writing Jimmy Bob boy.  You guys provide such comic relief during these trying times.

Hey, how is Chris “Fredo” Cuomo doing?  Do you guys keep in touch? How’s Toobin doing?  Is he still getting in touch with his inner self?  How’s the viewership % doing lately?  I’m sure you’re knocking them dead.  It must be due to all that journalistic integrity I was talking about earlier.

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Elon Musk Had the Pandemic Right From the Very Beginning

In the third year of this pandemic, it appears government officials are finally starting to listen to Elon Musk.

In May 2020, Elon Musk appeared on Joe Rogan’s show to discuss his new baby, Warren Buffett, and coronavirus lockdowns.

Musk, an early opponent of lockdowns, said the way COVID cases, hospitalization, and deaths were being tracked was highly problematic. He began by pointing out governments were counting some people who never were diagnosed with COVID as COVID cases, before making a claim that even Joe Rogan found too hard to believe.

MUSK: If somebody dies, was COVID a primary cause of the death or not? I mean, if somebody has COVID, gets eaten by a shark, we find their arm, their arm has Covid, it’s going to get recorded as a Covid death.

ROGAN: Is that real?

MUSK: Basically.

ROGAN: Not that bad, but heart attacks, strokes (cross talk) … Cancer.

MUSK: If you get hit by a bus, go to the hospital and die, and they find that you have COVID, you will be recorded as a COVID death.

Rogan: Why would they do that though?

Why is an important question, but first it must be asked—Was what Musk said actually true?

As difficult as it may be to believe, the answer is yes. From the beginning of the pandemic, there has been no real effort to distinguish between dying from COVID and dying with COVID.

Sometimes public health officials made this crystal clear.

“If you died of a clear alternate cause, but you had Covid at the same time, it’s still listed as a Covid death,” Dr. Ngozi Ezike, the director of Illinois’s Department of Public Health, explained to reporters in an April 2020 press conference.

In a May 2021 CNN interview, CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky gave a similar definition while discussing 223 fatal vaccine breakthrough cases, noting that “many hospitals are screening people for COVID when they come in,” and not all of these victims “actually died of COVID.”

More recently, Walensky noted that the vast majority of the relatively few fully vaccinated people who’ve died “of COVID” had no fewer than four comorbidities—yet they are still considered COVID deaths. (Viral claims that Walensky said the vast majority of all COVID deaths had “at least four comorbidities” are false, fact checkers correctly pointed out.)

Readers would be right to point out that even dying with several comorbidities is a bit different than declaring a victim of a shark attack a “COVID death” just because the person had the virus, as Musk did to Rogan.

To my knowledge, nobody killed by a shark was declared a COVID death, but it’s not difficult to find documented examples that are nearly as preposterous—such as the Florida man in his 20s who died in a motorcycle accident—and was declared a COVID death.

“You could actually argue that it could have been the COVID-19 that caused him to crash. I don’t know the conclusion of that one,” Orange County Health Officer Dr. Raul Pino told an Orlando news station.

After widespread mockery, the motorcyclist’s death “was reviewed and he was taken off the list for COVID fatalities.”

None of this is to say that COVID-19 is not very real or very deadly. It clearly is.

The point is, the data we’re collecting are giving us a distorted representation of COVID-19 realities. From the beginning of the pandemic, some epidemiologists sounded the alarm on this issue.

In a March 17 STAT article, Dr. John Ioannidis, the C.F. Rehnborg Chair in Disease Prevention at Stanford University, warned that COVID-19 could turn into a “once-in-a-century evidence fiasco.” Ioannidis worried central planners were making sweeping and reflexive changes while relying on data that was flawed or insufficient.

This brings us back to an important question.

“Why would they do that though?” Rogan asked Musk, who said if you get hit by a bus and have COVID, you’d be registered as a COVID death.

The answer may lie in basic incentives. Charlie Munger, Warren Buffett’s right hand man, had a saying.

“Show me the incentives and I will show you the outcome,” Munger said.

As Musk points out, federal legislation created an incentive structure that was problematic.

“The stimulus bill that was intended to help with the hospitals that were being overrun with Covid patients created an incentive to record something as Covid that is difficult to say no to, especially if your hospital’s going bankrupt for lack of other patients,” Musk explained to Rogan.

“So, the hospitals are in a bind right now. There’s a bunch of hospitals, they’re furloughing doctors, as you were mentioning. If your hospital’s half full, it’s hard to make ends meet. So now you’ve got like, ‘If I just check this box, I get $8,000. Put them on a ventilator for five minutes, I get $39,000 back. Or, I got to fire some doctors.’ So, this is a tough moral quandary.”

Rogan asked Musk what the solution to all this was.

“Let’s clear up the data,” Musk responded.

In the third year of this pandemic, it appears some people might be prepared to finally heed Musk’s advice.

In New York, Gov. Kathy Hochul recently announced hospitals must begin to provide separate data indicating which of the people hospitalized with COVID were admitted for other reasons. The order provided important information: it turns out that out of the some 11,500 COVID-19 patients recently hospitalized in the Empire State, 43 percent were admitted for something other than COVID-19.

There also appears to be signs the CDC is finally acknowledging the deficiencies in its own reporting.

“Do you know how many of the 836,000 deaths in the U.S. linked to COVID are from COVID or how many are with COVID, but they had other comorbidities? Do you have that breakdown?” Bret Baier asked Walensky on “Fox News Sunday.”

Walensky did not, but after some hemming and hawing she offered a notable response.

“Those data will be forthcoming,” she told Baier.

This is good news. The only question is, why didn’t public officials listen to Elon Musk two years ago?


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