Michael Flynn was appointed by Obama as the Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency in 2012, he then was forced into early retirement just 2 years later for being critical of the administration’s handling of the Iran deal and terrorism threats generally. On February first, Flynn as President Trump’s top national security advisor officially put Iranian regime on Notice after its missile test. Obama officials and loyalists have all along known Flynn as a serious threat and a tenacious hostile to their Iran deal, they worried he might expose the undisclosed “side deals” attendant to the deal. As a result they started orchestrating the embarrassing leaks on his ties with Russia.
When Flynn was attacked in the mainstream media for his ties to Russia, his staff was not even allowed to review the transcripts of Flynn’s conversation to the Russian ambassador. The transcripts as one White House official acknowledged asserts when Russian ambassador raised the sanctions to Flynn, he responded that the Trump team would be taking office in a few weeks and would review Russia policy and sanctions. That is neither illegal nor improper.
Flynn was not allowed by the White House to defend himself. He was instructed not to speak to the press when he was in the fight for his political life to defend himself. Flynn has been a firsthand witness to government screw-ups, smokescreens, and censored information that our leaders don’t want us to know. In short General Flynn was just thrown under the bus one more time. Right after the publication of the Washington Free Beacon report, the Mullahs’ regime in Iran warns Trump against disclosing secret Iran deal documents. What worries me in all this is whether Trump administration is going to pave the same stepping stone that has been laid out by Washington establishment, from both parties, for almost four decades in dealing with Iran! During presidential election Trump has repeatedly claimed that he will be an anti-establishment President, but we all know that actions speak louder than words. [DID]
The abrupt resignation Monday evening of White House national security adviser Michael Flynn is the culmination of a secret, months-long campaign by former Obama administration confidantes to handicap President Donald Trump’s national security apparatus and preserve the nuclear deal with Iran, according to multiple sources in and out of the White House who described to the Washington Free Beacon a behind-the-scenes effort by these officials to plant a series of damaging stories about Flynn in the national media.
The effort, said to include former Obama administration adviser Ben Rhodes—the architect of a separate White House effort to create what he described as a pro-Iran echo chamber—included a small task force of Obama loyalists who deluged media outlets with stories aimed at eroding Flynn’s credibility, multiple sources revealed.
The operation primarily focused on discrediting Flynn, an opponent of the Iran nuclear deal, in order to handicap the Trump administration’s efforts to disclose secret details of the nuclear deal with Iran that had been long hidden by the Obama administration. Read more…
There is a saying in Persian that if you want to hear the truth hear it from a kid since kids will always tell you the truth. To some people Donald Trump has a second-grader mentality, and so he can tell the truth. In his recent speech among his follower, he refers to the Super Delegates’ favors for Hillary Clinton regardless of Bernie Sander’s consistent winnings. He also claims that in spite of his own high popular votes in republican side he has not received enough delegates, and concludes that “THE SYSTEM IS CORRUPT”.
Bernie Sanders won the Caucus in the state of Wyoming, however it turned out that Hillary got the same number of delegates in that state as Sanders did, why? The answer is easy, SUPER DELEGATES are not bound by the voters, they don’t give a damn about the people’s vote, they are free to vote for any candidate they like, and of course they like Hillary very much, they along with SUPER PACS (the lobbyists for billionaires) are running a fixed election for Hillary Clinton to be the next US President. Money’s vote are much louder than of people’s vote. So much about the democracy in a democratic country like USA, GO FIGURE! [DID]
President Franklin Roosevelt, getting drought information first-hand from families in Julesburg, Colorado in 1936
An effective leadership must have a direction and a strategy to make thing happen. It should engage today’s talent and not stone-age’s wisdom like the kind of pro-Islamic incompetent governance that we are witnessing in White House today. It should present a policy of openness and transparency to promote individuals’ rights and freedom of expression contrary to the kind of political-correctness dogma that has been imposed upon the American society by the current administration to the point that many adherents of political correctness reject free speech, which has now seized hold of national attention.
A post-Obama president, on domestic issues, from economic, education, and health reform, to immigration rules and gun control, to homeland security, etc., should have the will to do all in his/her power to guarantee the well-being of the American people. On foreign policy, he should re-establish American influence, lead and not follow multilateral bodies, restore defense strength, and commit to the eradication of Islamist terror in all its manifestations, and above all should support the Iranian dissidents in their efforts to change the theocratic regime of Iran, which is known as the main source of global terrorism, for a secular democratic government. [DID]
Many Americans are mad as hell at our political leaders — both Republican and Democrat — and are giving voice to their anger through the likes of Donald Trump and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). The anger is understandable. The federal government is paralyzed, unable to tackle any of the major problems facing our country or even accomplish basic functions such as enacting annual budgets for federal departments and agencies. The anger derives equally from governmental ineptitude, arrogance and corruption, and self-serving politicians more concerned with getting reelected than with the nation’s future.
The next president will face major domestic problems, as well as the challenges posed by Iran, Russia, China, North Korea, terrorism and a Middle East in turmoil. What kind of qualities should we be looking for in a new chief executive? Based on my experience working for eight presidents, of both political parties, here is my take: Read more…
The capitalist system is in crisis and this crisis is not going to go away any time soon. This is a system in which a handful of unelected bankers, capitalists, speculators and thieves are the ones taking decisions affecting the livelihoods and jobs of hundreds of millions, who are left having no say in the matter. People are asking for regulating Capitalism since they believe the capitals of 1% rich are accumulated upon the poverty burden of the 99% poor. Capitalism needs regulation, otherwise it turn the society into a jungle of inhumanity, in which greed and corruption would be the energy converter for the people to compete wickedly against each other to win big and bigger with no respect for morality and humanity . We are witnessing this wickedness characteristic of Capitalism in every aspect of life in our everyday society.
Regulation on Capitalism should provide filtration through each step of the way for the capitalist in accumulating his wealth. The function of this filter is to purify Capitalism from corruption and greed, which may have inter-dimensional roots in economics, politics, etc. Here I just suffice to give an example in politics dimension. A rich person due to his power and money would be able to influence the congressmen, senators, and public voting to have the policies and measures changed to his benefits. Thus the system becomes a main source of protection and promotion of rich people’s assets and the quality of their lives while the concern about the standards of living for majority poor is left behind. The rich get richer and poor get poorer and the gap between these two sectors of societies become wider every day. It reminds me of a jungle of animals, the stronger animal gets better food, and the weak animals remain hungry. The job of such filter on Capitalism, which we call regulation, would be to remove the system deficiencies, in this case to disconnect any such fraudulent advantage for the rich person and force the system to treat him the same as an ordinary person who belongs to 99% poor. Similarly in the process of presidential election, a candidate who is supported financially by the rich people, i.e., special interest groups, simply because of using broader resources at his exposure gets a better chance of getting elected and go to White House, so here again the necessity of using the imposition of a similar regulation seems inevitable.
I am sure the greedy capitalist people do not like what I just wrote, as Gandhi observed: “There is enough to meet everyone’s need, but not enough to meet everyone’s greed”. Hencethe task of regulating policies beyond imposing the amended policies and regulations would further involves educating people to change from being a self-interest person toward being a human who care for well-beings of other people as well. We haven’t come to this world to just compete against each other on accumulating wealth for ourselves and at the end die with no purpose other than leaving a pile-up fortune behind us. We are here to be a better person for ourselves and others, to care about our fellow human, to provide opportunities for others, to educate the ignorant people how to be useful in their lives, to think and provide the pursuit of happiness for everybody. It is then and only then that life would be better, richer, fuller and more meaningful for everyone. [DID]
A journalist who has published a new work focused on American income inequality believes that the U.S. had better embrace wealth redistribution or prepare for a revolution that will be “the bloodiest thing the world has even seen.”
Pulitzer-prize winning journalist David Cay Johnston put together “Divided: The Perils of Our Growing Income Inequality” to increase focus on income inequality, a favorite Democrat talking point.
The collection of essays, speeches and excerpts is described by the liberal blog Salon as a “kind of inequality reader.” In a lengthy interview with the blog, Johnston lends insight to the thinking behind the left’s championing of forced wealth redistribution.
Because the 99 percent might do something more intense than wrecking parks, getting pepper sprayed and playing bongos next time:
We will either, through peaceful, rational means, go back to a system that does not take from the many to give to the few in all these subtle ways, or we will end up like 18th century France. And if we end up in that awful condition, it will be the bloodiest thing the world has even seen. Read more…
Mideast: The White House insists “cooperation with Israel has never been closer” and there’s “no daylight” between the U.S. and Israel on Iran’s nuclear program. But nothing could be further from the truth.
Simply put, the Obama White House and its Democrat allies are systematically isolating Israel, turning it into a Mideast pariah state that will soon have no choice but to go to war or cease existing.
If that sounds overly dramatic, it isn’t. Despite anodyne words from President Obama and his aides, Israel today faces perhaps the gravest crisis of its existence.
Things haven’t improved in recent days, as the outlines of Obama’s second-term Mideast policy take shape. While Obama strengthens fundamentalist Islamic regimes — supporting spurious “democratic” changes taking place under the so-called Arab Spring — it weakens Israel by backing off previous U.S. support.
Recent developments are ominous:
• As the Muslim Brotherhood rapidly reshapes Egyptian society along fundamentalist lines and moves troops into the Sinai in violation of the 1979 Israeli-Egyptian Peace Accord, Obama plans to give $1 billion in aid to President Mohamed Morsi’s regime. Read more…