Increasing Evidence Coronavirus Started as a “Mistake” in a Wuhan Virology Lab…Pompeo Tells Chinese Gov’t to “Come Clean”

 

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…You know, we have not taught communism properly in the schools in this country for at least 30 years, since the 1980s. And we have to consider that Xi Jinping and the ChiCom Politburo came up with a way to share the effects of this virus with everybody else in the world to make sure they were not the only ones damaged by it.

…In other words, these are communists. They treat their own citizens horribly. They don’t care. If something like this is gonna wreck them, then they’re gonna make sure they’re not the only ones that suffer, either reputational damage — they don’t want it thought that these viruses emanate, originate in China. They don’t want that. And they don’t want any economic damage. So it’s a fascinating theory.  – Rush Limbaugh, 4/15/20

FoxNews.com reports that

EXCLUSIVE: There is increasing confidence that COVID-19 likely originated in a Wuhan laboratory not as a bioweapon, but as part of China’s effort to demonstrate that its efforts to identify and combat viruses are equal to or greater than the capabilities of the United States, multiple sources who have been briefed on the details of early actions by China’s government and seen relevant materials tell Fox News.

This may be the “costliest government coverup of all time,” one of the sources said.

The sources believe the initial transmission of the virus was bat-to-human, and that “patient zero” worked at the laboratory, then went into the population in Wuhan.

The “increasing confidence” comes from classified and open-source documents and evidence, the sources said. Fox  News has requested to see the evidence directly.

Asked by Fox News’ John Roberts about the reporting, President Trump remarked at Wednesday’s coronavirus press briefing, “More and more we’re hearing the story…we are doing a very thorough examination of this horrible situation.”

Documents detail early efforts by doctors at the lab and early efforts at containment. The Wuhan wet market initially identified as a possible point of origin never sold bats, and the sources tell Fox News that blaming the wet market was an effort by China to deflect blame from the laboratory, along with the country’s propaganda efforts targeting the U.S. and Italy.

U.S. Embassy officials warned in January 2018 about inadequate safety at the Wuhan Institute of Virology lab and passed on information about scientists conducting risky research on coronavirus from bats, The Washington Post reported Tuesday.

Responding to the report, Gen. Mark Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Tuesday afternoon: “It should be no surprise to you that we have taken a keen interest in that and we’ve had a lot of intelligence take a hard look at that. I would just say at this point, it’s inconclusive, although the weight of evidence seems to indicate natural, but we don’t know for certain.”

“Even today, I see them withholding information and I think we need to do more to continue to press them to share,” Secretary of Defense Mark Esper told “America’s Newsroom” on Wednesday, referring to China. Esper added that he wouldn’t speak to “intelligence reporting,” but that “most people believe it began naturally — it was organic, if you will. I think in due course, once we get through the pandemic we’re in right now, there’ll be time to look back and really ascertain what happened and make sure we have a better understanding so we can prevent this in the future.”

Speaking to “The Story” Wednesday evening, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo remarked: “What we do know is we know that this virus originated in Wuhan, China. We know there is the Wuhan Institute of Virology just a handful of miles away from where the wet market was. There is still lots to learn. You should know that the United States government is working diligently to figure it out.”

Concerning the State Department cables warning about the Wuhan laboratory, Pompeo said the installation “contained highly contagious materials — we knew that, we knew that they were working on this program, many countries have programs like this. In countries that are open and transparent, they have the ability to control them and keep them safe, and they allow outside observers in to make sure all the processes and procedures are right. I only wish that that had happened in this place.”

Americans were originally helping train the Chinese in a program called PREVENT well before the Chinese started working on this virus. The French government helped the Chinese set up the Wuhan lab.

China “100 percent” suppressed data and changed data, the sources tell Fox News. Samples were destroyed,  contaminated areas scrubbed, some early reports erased, and academic articles stifled. 

The above article from Fox News goes on to say that, according to sources, the WHO was complicit in China’s cover-up from the beginning.

Gee, DiNozzo…ya think?

In an article from February 20th posted on qz.com by Jan Li, its Chinese Tech Reporter, she states that

The institute first rejected speculation that the first patient to be infected  with the virus was a graduate student who studied at the lab, saying on Sunday (Feb. 16) the student is in good health. Yesterday (Feb. 19), it issued a strong worded statement (link in Chinese), saying the rumors about it have “hurt the feelings of its frontline researchers hugely”  and “severely interfered” with its task to study viruses. “We have nothing to hide,” the letter read.Nonetheless, internet users don’t appear to be convinced by the assurances from the lab. “What is the truth? The collapse of trustworthiness of media and government is not only sad for the two parties, but also for us citizens,” said a user on Weibo commenting on the rumors. “Some might think the so-called rumors are just a prophecy ahead of our times,” said another.

Some “rumors” from the early days of the epidemic after all turned out not to be far from reality. Li Wenliang, a doctor, had told others about a cluster of cases of viral pneumonia before the outbreak had been made public, but was summoned by Wuhan police for “spreading rumors.” He later became infected himself, and his death turned him into a vivid symbol of the costs of the government’s opacity—prompting an outpouring of anger and grief, and rare public demands for freedom of speech and transparency from the government.

The Chinese people themselves knew that their Communist Government Officials were lying about the origin of the Coronavirus.

Unfortunately, the Chinese Communists are famous for making people “disappear”.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called for the Chinese Government to “come clean” as to the true origins of the Coronavirus Pandemic which has been so costly to our country.

I know that Secretary Pompeo already knows that they have no intention of doing so.

They lie to their own citizens. In fact, they have been lying to the world for years.

And, that includes America, as noted by the way they played President Trump’s predecessor like Charlie Daniels plays a fiddle.

But, I digress…

Just as we may never know the true origins of the Chinese Coronavirus Outbreak, we also will never have an accurate count as to how many Chinese citizens died because of it.

Evidently, the tyrants in the Chinese Government believe that telling the truth will weaken their power regarding their political stature in the World.

News Flash, Xi and company, the Coronavirus and your lying about its origins and its danger to the world, already has.

And, it is time that you bear full responsibility for it.

Until He Comes,

KJ

 

 

 

Pompeo Warns Governors That China is Infiltrating America…Mentions “Thousand Talents Plan”…What is It?

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The Recruitment Program for Innovative Talents (Long Term) targets people under 55 years of age who are willing to work in China on a full-time basis, with full professorships or the equivalent in prestigious foreign universities and R&D institutes, or with senior titles from well-known international companies or financial institutions. – “The Thousand Talents Plan”

FoxNews.com reports that

China’s Communist Party has infiltrated various levels of America’s infrastructure and is working to destroy the values of the United States, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said during a speech Saturday, while also warning state governors to be wary of China’s infiltration.

“We can’t ignore China’s actions and strategic intentions,” he said while addressing the National Governors Association winter meeting. “The Chinese government has been methodical in the way it’s analyzed our system… it’s assessed our vulnerabilities and it’s decided to exploit our freedoms, to gain an advantage over us at the federal level, the state level and the local level.”

“Competition with China is happening. It’s happening in your state,” Pompeo added. “In fact, I’d be surprised if most of you in the audience had not been lobbied by the Chinese Communist Party directly.”

He said groups loyal to communist China are operating out in the open in Virginia, Minnesota, Florida and dozens of other states all around the country. Other Chinese groups, however, practice their nefarious actions in the shadows in an attempt to exercise influence over U.S. citizens and lawmakers.

Pompeo cited a letter from a diplomat at the Chinese Consul in New York to the speaker of an unnamed state legislature, advising that U.S. officials refrain from independent interaction with Taiwan.

“You add a diplomat from China, assigned here to the United States, a representative of the Chinese Communist Party, in New York City, sending a letter urging that an American elected official shouldn’t exercise his right to freedom of speech,” he explained.

The secretary said this isn’t an uncommon event and that Chinese officials based in the U.S. are actively seeking to sow seeds of chaos at the state and local level — specifically in the realm of education on college campuses and K-12 classrooms.

“Maybe some of you have heard about the time when the Chinese consulate paid the UC San Diego students to protest the Dalai Lama,” he continued. “It shows depth. It shows systemization. It shows intent.”

He added: “Chinese Communist party officials, too, are cultivating relationships with county school boards and local politicians — Often through what are known as ‘Sister City Programs’ … This competition is well underway.”

Pompeo also spoke about China’s campaign to recruit U.S. scientists and academics to share vital secrets, in exchange for monetary gain through their “Thousand Talents Plan,” a campaign that has already targeted scientists and professors on campuses such as Virginia Tech and Harvard and triggered investigations by the Department of Justice (DOJ).

He also explained how Beijing pressures Chinese students in the U.S. to keep an eye on their fellow countrymen and report back to the government about their activities.

“China’s propaganda starts even earlier than college. China has targeted K-12 schools around the world,” he said. “Do you know that we have no ability to establish similar programs in China? We should have reciprocity in all things. Today they have free reign in our system and we’re completely shut out from theirs… Beijing knows that today’s kids are tomorrow’s leaders.”

Pompeo then warned state governors about doing business with China and said it is common to indirectly finance communism without realizing it. He then extended the hand of the federal government and said the Trump administration is standing by, ready to help states with this growing problem.

“I want to urge vigilance on the local level too,” he said. “It’s worth trusting but verifying. There are federal officials prepared to help you work your way through these challenges when they arise. Don’t make separate individual deals that undermine our national policy. I know none of you would do so intentionally. Let us help you.”

“I hope you will all take on board what I’ve said today,” Pompeo added. “Don’t lose sight of the competition from China that’s already present in your state. Let’s all rise to the occasion and protect our security, our economy, indeed all that we hold dear.”

As per usual, Secretary Pompeo is spot on.

Just 11 days ago, USNews.com reported that

A Harvard University department chair and two Chinese nationals who were researchers at Boston University and a Boston hospital were charged on Tuesday with lying about their alleged links to the Chinese government.The charges are part of an aggressive effort by U.S. authorities to block what they say are Chinese attempts to steal American scientific and technological advances.

“This is a very carefully directed effort by the Chinese government to fill what it views as its own strategic gaps,” Andrew Lelling, U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts, told a news conference.

Prosecutors charged Charles Lieber, chair of Harvard University’s Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, with lying about participating in China’s Thousand Talents Plan, which aims to attract research specialists working overseas.

Two Chinese researchers were charged with being agents of a foreign government.

Per their website, 1000plan.org, China initiated the Thousand Talents Plan at the end of 2008.

By 2017, China had recruited more than 7,000 professionals, per a bi-partisan Senate Sub-committee report titled “Threats to the U.S. Research Enterprise: China’s Talent Recruitment Plans” published in November of last year.

Okay. Why was this allowed in the first place?

And, why didn’t the Federal Government put a stop to it?

Who was the President in January of 2009?

Oh, wait…Now, I remember (with a little help from The Washington Post)

Obama became the first U.S. president to visit China during his first year in office. But his administration was taken aback by how completely the Chinese controlled all aspects of that visit.

“He wasn’t allowed to say much at all,” said Orville Schell, a longtime China scholar who was in China during the visit. “The Chinese kept him from meeting certain people, from taking questions or even radio broadcasts. He didn’t know quite how to respond. He didn’t want to be impolite. It took the U.S. a while to understand that this was the direction China and the relationship was headed.”

Some have blamed Obama for adopting such an overly optimistic and open stance during those early years. For all his outreach, current and former top U.S. diplomats say, Obama got little in return, except the feeling of being burned by Beijing.

Well, gosh.

Could it be that the 44th President of the United States of America’s naivete has led to the Chinese Communists’ infiltration of America’s Education System and Infrastructure?

Did Former President Barack Hussein Obama “act stupidly”?

Does Adam Schiff look like Deputy Barney Fife?

Until He Comes,

KJ

Dems Placing Party Over Country, Subpoena Mike Pompeo for Ukraine Documents Pertaining to “Impeachment Inquiry”

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FoxNews.com reports that

The Democratic chairs of three House committees subpoenaed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Friday for documents related to Ukraine that they say pertain to the impeachment inquiry against President Trump.

The chairmen of the House Foreign Affairs, Intelligence and Oversight committees initially requested a laundry list of documents on Sept. 9 and sent a follow-up letter on Monday.

“Your failure or refusal to comply with the subpoena shall constitute evidence of obstruction of the House’s impeachment inquiry,” wrote Intelligence chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif.; Foreign Affairs chairman Eliot Engel, D-N.Y.; and Oversight chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md.

The chairmen asked for State Department correspondence and documents dating from Jan. 20, 2017, to the present. The documents relate to reports that Trump pressed Ukrainian officials to investigate potential 2020 election rival Joe Biden, his son Hunter and the Bidens’ business activity in Ukraine.

The Democratic lawmakers also demanded any copies of the transcript of Trump’s July 25 controversial call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, and a list of State Department officials who might have been involved with the conversation, according to the letter. The chairmen are additionally requesting any State Department records about Rudy Giuliani, Trump’s personal attorney, and any records that relate to U.S. military aid to Ukraine.

They said Pompeo has until Oct. 4, to comply with the requests.

In a separate letter, the chairmen notified Pompeo that they had scheduled depositions for five State Department officials between Oct. 2 and Oct. 10. Those officials are former Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations Kurt Volker, Deputy Assistant Secretary George Kent, Counselor T. Ulrich Brechbuhl and U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland.

All of the officials except Kent are named in a complaint by an intelligence community whistleblower who accused Trump of “using the power of his office to solicit interference from a foreign country in the 2020 U.S. election.”

“The failure of any of these department employees to appear for their scheduled depositions shall constitute evidence of obstruction of the House’s impeachment inquiry,” the chairmen said.

Trump has called the impeachment probe, which centers on his policy toward Ukraine, “another witch hunt,” and has repeatedly said his call with Zelensky was “perfect.” He has also adamantly denied withholding military aid from the Eastern European country as a condition of a probe of the Bidens.

He pushed back against media reports questioning his call with Ukraine again on Friday, tweeting, “If that perfect phone call with the President of Ukraine Isn’t considered appropriate, then no future President can ever again speak to another foreign leader!”

Zelensky said this week that “nobody pushed me” during his July call with Trump.

A memorandum of the call was made public Wednesday. It shows that while Trump sought an investigation into the Biden family for corruption, the president did not explicitly leverage military aid as had been suggested.

I am 60 years old.

I do not say that to brag.

I say it in order to tell you that I have seen a lot of scary, goofy things in my life…from the murders of John and Bobby Kennedy to the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr, just scant miles from the living room where I was watching the Lone Ranger as a 9-year old in Midtown Memphis, Tennessee to the Challenger blowing apart on national TV right after launch to President Bill “Bubba” Clinton getting impeached for kanoodling on the Oval Office rug with a young intern to the Islamic Terrorist Attack on our country on 9-11 to 8 years of a President who tried to make America into something she is not.

I’ve even survived two crazy exes.

But, I digress…

All that being said, I have never…EVER…witnessed a political party so determined to commit political mass seppuku as the Far Left Democratic Party, now being run by a bunch of anti-American lunatic Marxists and Islamists.

Growing up, I can remember representatives of the two parties disagreeing and attempting to outsmart each other up on Capitol Hill in order to pass a piece of legislation, but I do not remember Democrats ever wanting to destroy the future of our Sovereign Nation by taking a successful sitting President out of office so that he could not investigate actual crimes by politicians no longer in office.

I also cannot remember them attacking a President simply because they lost the preceding Presidential Election and are still having a Temper Tantrum over it.

However, boys and girls, that is exactly what we average Americans are seeing play out before us.

As far as the Congressional Subpoenas sent to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for documents which the House Dems have no right to…I would love for Pompeo to tell Pelosi, Schiff, Nadler, et al, to go take a long walk on a short pier.

Just like the Russian Collusion Fairy Tale did, this current BS kerfluffle is already backfiring on the Democrats, threatening to nail Joe and Hunter Biden for their shenanigans in Chana and Ukraine, instead of their intended target of President Trump.

What will really be telling after they finally decide between Sleepy Joe and Fauxahontas and their Presidential Candidate tours such states as Mississippi and Texas, is the reception that they will receive.

If this “Read to Impeachment” Strategy is still being employed, I predict that the Democratic Candidate will not receive a warm response anywhere but the blue areas of the East and Left Coasts.

Americans want those whom we send to Washington to actually accomplish something to benefit the American People.

Not themselves.

Until He Comes,

KJ

Why is Iran Challenging Us? Because Trump Stood Up to Them…and Obama Didn’t

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FoxNews.com reports that

Tensions escalated in the Middle East on Friday as Iran warned it could easily destroy a naval fleet sent by the United States in order to ward off a potential threat to American commercial interests.

“Their billion[-dollar] fleet can be destroyed with one missile,” Ayatollah Tabatabai-Nejad said, according to Reuters.

“If they attempt any move, they will … [face] dozens of missiles because at that time [government] officials won’t be in charge to act cautiously, but instead things will be in the hands of our beloved leader,” Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, he warned.

The heated rhetoric has capped a multiyear standoff over the rogue nation’s nuclear program. President Trump’s administration angered the regime when he withdrew from an Obama-era nuclear deal granting Iran sanctions relief in exchange for limited monitoring accommodations.

The regime relaxed constraints on its nuclear program in reaction to sanctions the administration applied in May as part of its plan to put a chokehold on the nation’s crude oil exports. U.S. intelligence indicated that Iran considered military action and could close a waterway through which a hefty amount of the world’s oil passes.

“Iran or its proxies could respond by targeting commercial vessels, including oil tankers, or U.S. military vessels in the Red Sea, Bab-el-Mandeb Strait, or the Persian Gulf,” the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) said on Friday.

While the president has warned of a potential U.S. military response, he also urged Iranian leaders on Thursday to talk with him about their nuclear program. “What they should be doing is calling me up, sitting down; we can make a deal, a fair deal. … We’re not looking to hurt Iran,” Trump reportedly told the press.

In a statement on Thursday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also pushed talks between leaders but warned that the U.S. was ready to take “swift and decisive” action.

“The regime in Tehran should understand that any attacks by them or their proxies of any identity against U.S. interests or citizens will be answered with a swift and decisive U.S. response,” he said.

Military action appeared more likely after Iran’s Revolutionary Guard refused to hold talks with the U.S.

“No talks will be held with the Americans, and the Americans will not dare take military action against us,” Yadollah Javani, the group’s deputy head for political affairs, said.

Gentle readers, it has been over a year since the 45th President of the United States of America announced that he was ending a very stupid, very dangerous Foreign Policy decision made by the 44th President.

And, rightfully so.

All Barack Hussein Obama’s “Gentlemen’s Agreement” with the Mad Mullahs of Iran accomplished was to allow them to continue to work on their nuclear program.

Are you old enough to remember the Iranian Hostage Crisis? If not, here is a summary, courtesy of u-s-history.com:

On November 4, 1979, an angry mob of some 300 to 500 “students” who called themselves “Imam’s Disciples,” laid siege to the American Embassy in Teheran, Iran, to capture and hold hostage 66 U.S. citizens and diplomats. Although women and African-Americans were released a short time later, 51 hostages remained imprisoned for 444 days with another individual released because of illness midway through the ordeal.

…Upon the death of the shah in July [1980] (which neutralized one demand) and the Iraqi invasion of Iran in September (necessitating weapons acquisition), Iran became more amenable to reopening negotiations for the hostages’ release.

In the late stages of the presidential race with Ronald Reagan, Carter, given those new parameters, might have been able to bargain with the Iranians, which might have clinched the election for him. The 11th-hour heroics were dubbed an “October Surprise”* by the Reagan camp — something they did not want to see happen.

Allegations surfaced that William Casey, director of the Reagan campaign, and some CIA operatives, secretly met with Iranian officials in Europe to arrange for the hostages’ release, but not until after the election. If true, some observers aver, dealing with a hostile foreign government to achieve a domestic administration’s defeat would have been grounds for charges of treason.

Reagan won the election, partly because of the failure of the Carter administration to bring the hostages home. Within minutes of Reagan’s inauguration, the hostages were released.

In stark, terrifying contrast, the 44th President of the United States of America, Barack Hussein Obama, purposely and surreptitiously handed a Rogue State of Radical Muslim Barbarians the means of the destruction of both the United States of America and  our staunch ally, Israel, with his toothless “Nuclear Agreement”

Why did the President of these United States, Barack Hussein Obama, trust Iran, an enemy of freedom, to stand by its “Agreement” to refrain from nuking the United States of America and Israel?

He gave Iran everything they wanted: their money, nuclear capability, and acquiescence by the Government of the United States of America, literally, encouraging the world’s population of Islamic Terrorists to kidnap our own Naval Personnel, with the promise of a huge payday, while he remained president.

Addtionally, Fox News reported in December of 2017 that

The Obama administration gave a free pass to Hezbollah’s drug-trafficking and money-laundering operations — some of which were unfolding inside the U.S. — to help ensure the Iran nuclear deal would stay on track, according to a bombshell exposé in Politico Sunday.

An elaborate campaign led by the Drug Enforcement Administration, known as Project Cassandra, reportedly targeted the Lebanese militant group’s criminal activities. But by tossing a string of roadblocks holding back the project, Obama administration officials helped allow the 35-year-old anti-Israel criminal enterprise to evolve into a major global security threat bankrolling terrorist and military operations, the report added.

And, as was reported in May of 2018, Former Secretary of State John Kerry had been engaging in “Shadow Diplomacy”, otherwise known as conspiratorial sedition, by meeting with the Iranians in the desperate hope to somehow keep the lousy deal with the Iranians and his former Boss’ legacy intact.

As you watch all of the Liberals News Channels dissect and “analyze” what is happening in the Persian Gulf, you will know doubt see a lot of concerned hand-wringing from anchors, political pundits, and Democratic Congressman as to what a grave error that President Trump made by ending Obama’s “deal” with Iran.

Don’t believe them.

The intentional error was made by Obama. He knew that the Iranians would not keep their word.

He didn’t care.

His desire to leave a legacy as President trumped his concern for America’s safety.

And now, President Trump is having to clean up Obama’s mess.

The Mad Mullahs of Iran seem to believe that President Trump and the American People don’t have the backbone to stand up to them. That is why they are playing this game of chicken. They believe the 45th President will blink and kowtow to them, as his predecessor did.

My advice to the Mullahs?

Just like the Pirate Captain did in the popular joke that has been going around for awhile, have your servant bring you your pair of brown pants.

You are going to need them.

Until He Comes,

KJ

Senate Committee to Vote on Pompeo Today, Dems and CAIR Remain Opposed

President Trump's Nominee To Become Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo Meets With Sen. Mark Warner On Capitol Hill

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The Wall Street Journal reports that

A Senate committee is on track to vote Monday against endorsing the nomination of CIA Director Mike Pompeo to be secretary of state, which would mark an unusual rebuke to a central member of President Donald Trump’s foreign policy team.

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is scheduled to vote on Mr. Pompeo’s nomination on Monday evening. All of the panel’s Democrats have said they would oppose the former congressman’s nomination, and they have been joined by one Republican, Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky.

That gives Mr. Pompeo’s opponents a majority on the committee, which is composed of 11 Republicans and 10 Democrats.

Under Senate procedures, the nomination can still be brought to the chamber’s floor, where the math is more favorable for Mr. Pompeo and most senators believe he is likely be confirmed. Still, Mr. Pompeo would be the only secretary of state in modern history to be confirmed by the full Senate without winning a committee endorsement.

One Democrat who is not on the foreign relations panel, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, has said she would support Mr. Pompeo, and she could be joined by other red-state Democrats, especially those facing re-election this year.

Mr. Pompeo would replace former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who had a difficult relationship with the White House and with his own department.

Some Republicans on Sunday criticized the committee’s Democrats for opposing Mr. Pompeo’s nomination, accusing them of taking a partisan approach to foreign policy. Sen. Bob Corker (R., Tenn.), the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, called Mr. Pompeo “highly qualified” and said, “It’s just sad that our nation has devolved politically to this point.”

“Under ordinary times, he would be confirmed overwhelmingly,“ Mr. Corker said on CNN’s State of the Union. ”We just live in a very partisan environment.”

The thing is, Senator, the Democrats aren’t the only enemy of America that oppose his nomination. (Yeah, I said it.)

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, is urging members of the U.S. Senate to oppose Mike Pompeo’s nomination to secretary of state and calling on the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations to block his confirmation.  

In addition to the fact that Pompeo has openly promoted Islamophobic conspiracy theories and associated with anti-Muslim hate groups, he supports many dangerous and divisive policies that would impede his ability to successfully carry out the duties of secretary of state.

That’s because the Muslim Brotherhood is not just a Foreign Terrorist Organization, they are the Godfather of all Muslim Terrorist Organizations.

But, I digress…

Here’s some background information about CAIR, per discoverthenetworks.org:

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) describes itself as a “non-profit, grassroots membership organization … established to promote a positive image of Islam and Muslims in America,” to protect Muslims from hate crimes and discrimination, and to present “an Islamic perspective on issues of importance to the American public.” According to the Council’s Director of Communications, Ibrahim Hooper, “We are similar to a Muslim NAACP.” As of June 2007, CAIR claimed 32 branch affiliates in the United States and one in Canada.

CAIR was co-founded in 1994 by Nihad Awad and Omar Ahmad, both of whom had close ties to the Islamic Association for Palestine (IAP), which was established by senior Hamas operative Mousa Abu Marzook and functioned as Hamas’ public relations and recruitment arm in the United States. Awad and Ahmad previously had served, respectively, as IAP’s Public Relations Director and President. Thus it can be said that CAIR was an outgrowth of IAP.

…From its inception, CAIR has sought to portray itself as a moderate, mainstream organization, and as early as 1996 its officials became frequent guests at State Department and White House events. In the aftermath of 9/11, when the Bush administration tried to reassure American Muslims that Islam was not the target of the war on terrorism, CAIR officials were prominent among the invitees. CAIR was the main Islamic group to gain U.S. media access in the post-9/11 period, providing the “Muslim view” of the terrorist attacks and of America’s response to them. As self-acclaimed Muslim spokesmen, CAIR officials typically refused to “simplify the situation” by blaming Osama bin Laden for the attacks on America. Moreover, while they eventually were induced by journalists to condemn Palestinian suicide terror in a pro forma manner, they hedged their disavowals by describing it as an understandable response to Israeli brutality.

These are Moderate Muslims?

First off…while I have met some very nice American Muslims, I have also been inside a mosque where I was looked at as if they wanted to take a scimitar to my neck.

If Moderate Muslims are not behind their radical brethren’s eternal jihad against us infidels, they need to get their mugs in front of the cable news networks’ TV cameras and say so…because all I see representing them when I turn on the news, are the abrasive members of CAIR, blaming America for all the world’s troubles.

I find it very telling that the Democrats are joining the Representatives of Islam in opposing the appointment to the office of Secretary of State of Mike Pompeo, a Christian American who attends a weekly Bible Study in the White House.

Are “The Smartest People in the Room” so contrary, as to not realize that Radical Islam punishes every single social issue that American Liberals so “righteously” defend in this nation?

The maddening thing is that every time you challenge Liberals on this fact, they try to equate Radical Islam with American Christianity.

Frankly, the ignorance of these young Liberals blows my mind.

When Christians become “radicalized”, we want to share the testimony of what God has done for us through His love, with everyone we meet. We get involved in our local church and we become better fathers, mothers, sisters, brothers, and American Citizens.

When Muslims become “radicalized”, they want to “kill the Infidels” in the name of “Allah the Merciful”.

Islam and Christianity present two very different Deities, who may share some similarities, but who have different identities and ultimately different standards. To pretend they are the same is not only to be clueless of the faith of 70-75% of the citizens of this nation, but, to be ignorant of an integral part of our American Heritage, the legacy of Christian Faith, which our Founding Fathers bequeathed us.

Our Founders also bequeathed to us the task of guarding and maintaining our nation’s sovereignty.

Judging by the excellent work which he has already done in the field of Foreign Affairs as regards the North Korean Situation, I would say that Mike Pompeo is more than capable of being Secretary of State.

He’s already done a better job than Hillary Clinton, and he hasn’t even been confirmed, yet.

Until He Comes,

KJ

Booker Vs. Pompeo/Political Correctness Vs. American Christianity

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Political correctness – the rigging of politics using different rules for different groups, and buttressed by the media – ensures that Democrats always have the upper hand. – Andrew Breitbart

ChristianPost.com reports that

CIA Director Mike Pompeo, who is President Donald Trump’s pick to be the next Secretary of State, was grilled on Thursday about his religious beliefs on homosexuality and his views on Islam at a U.S. Senate hearing.

Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., cited past statements made by Pompeo and asked whether he would specifically say that being gay is a perversion, to which the prospective Secretary of State replied: “When I was a politician, I had a very clear view on whether it was appropriate for two same-sex persons to marry. I stand by that.” 

Pointing out that there are some gay persons in the State Department who are married, Booker then asked if he believed gay marriage should not be allowed.

Pompeo responded, “We have married gay couples at the CIA … I treated them with the exact same set of rights …” 

Before Pompeo could finish his statement, Booker again pressed him, asking, “You believe that gay sex is a perversion? Yes or no?”

The CIA director replied, “I’m going to give you the same answer I just gave you previously. My respect for every individual regardless of their sexual orientation is the same.”

Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council, called the questioning a “litmus test” but said he was impressed by how Pompeo handled it.

“Not satisfied with Pompeo’s pledge to treat everyone with respect and dignity, Sen. Booker demanded an endorsement of gay sex. Is this the Left’s new litmus test for public service?” Perkins tweeted.

At another point in the hearing, Booker also pressed the CIA director on his views on Muslims, asking whether he believes that people worshiping “other gods” is a negative thing in America.Pompeo responded, “You can look at my record. … My record is exquisite with respect to treating people of each and every faith and no faith with the dignity they deserve, to protect the right to practice their religion or no religion, for that matter.”

“I’ve heard these critiques … I’ve worked closely with Muslim leaders, with Muslim countries, the CIA has saved countless, thousands of Muslim lives during my 15 months. This is at the core of who I am. … I promise you that I will treat persons of each faith or no faith with the dignity and respect that they deserve,” he added.

So, when did standing up for your beliefs and principles and speaking the truth become “politically incorrect”?

I am aware that political correctness has been around for a good while now.

However, when Barack Hussein Obama became President of the United States, political correctness seemed to become magnified by 100 fold.

For example, you could not criticize Obama without being called a Bigot or a Raaaciiist.

This seems awfully hypocritical to me, because all of the self-proclaimed experts on political correctness are presently busy calling President Donald J. Trump everything but a child of God every day that he remains in office.

Remember when Obama first got in the office? His Foreign Policy Team told Americans that we could no longer call acts of Muslim Terrorism, acts of Muslim Terrorism. They were to be known from then on as man-caused disasters.

The longer that the Liberals or “Progressives” remain in power, the dumber their attempts to enforce political correctness over Americans seem to be.

Ask Mike Pompeo.

And, the more determined they are to force their Relative Morality and Situational Ethics down the throats of the actual overwhelming majority of average Americans, living here in “flyover Country”, who want no part of it.

For example, the attempt by Liberals to force businesses to allow transvestites into women’s restrooms.

States like North Carolina and Mississippi then passed laws limiting the use of public restrooms to those of the “biological sex” that aligns with the label on the door.

Assignment by equipment.

A very easy concept to understand for the overwhelming majority of Americans.

However, Modern American Liberals are “special”.

Do you remember when New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said that Conservative Republicans,

Right-to-life, pro-assault weapons, anti-gay — if that’s who they are, they have no place in the state of New York because that’s not who New Yorkers are.

And New York City Communist Mayor, Bill DeBlasio, publicly agreed with his remarks?

Imagine if the Governors of the states of North Carolina and Mississippi had proclaimed that all Democrats, Liberals, and libertarians, gay or straight “had no place in the state of Mississippi because that’s not who Mississippians are”.

Oh, Lawdy.

Democrat Pundits, and Liberal and small “l” libertarian Politicians, on both sides of the aisle, would have a bigger conniption than that of Rosie O’Donnell, if she were banned from America’s all-you-can-eat buffets.

Concerning the question about treating Muslims differently, yes, it is ideal to treat people the way they treat you.

However, while I have met some very nice American Muslims, I have also been inside a mosque where I was looked at as if they wanted to take a scimitar to my neck.

If Moderate Muslims are not behind their radical brethren’s eternal jihad against us infidels, they need to get their mugs in front of the cable news networks’ TV cameras and say so…because all I see representing them when I turn on the news, are the abrasive members of CAIR, blaming America for all the world’s troubles.

Which is ironic, because the Former President of the United States of America is demonstrably Islam’s biggest supporter in this country, as so aptly proven by his refusal to participate in the March Against Radical Islam, led by 50 World Leaders, held in Paris, France after the horrible Islamic Terrorist Attack there.

Are “The Smartest People in the Room” so contrary, as to not realize that Radical Islam punishes every single social issue that American Liberals so “righteously” defend in this nation?

The maddening thing is that every time you challenge Liberals on this fact, they try to equate Radical Islam with American Christianity.

Frankly, the ignorance of Modern American Liberals blows my mind.

Cory Booker jumped on Mike Pompeo with both feet in the name of “political correctness” for two very specific reasons:

  1. Pompeo is a member of a White House Bible Study Group.
  2. Liberals believe that they are their own god and they worship at the altar of political correctness.

Thursday’s Hearing showed without a doubt that Professional Politicians like Cory Booker, especially Liberal Ones, are out of touch with average Americans and they view Traditional American Values, such as Christianity, to be antiquated and unnecessary in their future political vision of a Democratic Socialist America.

Well, they can wish for that all they want to.

Meanwhile, America needs a strong, intelligent Secretary of State,

And, MIke Pompeo would make a great one.

Being “politically correct” has no business being one of the qualifications for the job.

Until He Comes,

KJ