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Trump/Putin 2016 (Sarc Warning)

I hate to say it again, but I trust Vlad the impaler more than my own C.I.C.  I remember Trump was asked about Syria, and he said he’d prefer to sit back and let Vlad handle it. Think about it. In one month Putin had the ISIS scum cutting their beards off and fleeing by the thousands crying for mommy. On the other hand in over a year under the ever watchful eye of obama they have gained more territory, men, gun, and money.

Folks these rag tag mutts started out with about 50 Toyota pickup trucks with .50 cals mounted on them. I remember then saying something was wrong with this picture. Now look at them. I know in my gut we have created these monsters.                        ~Steve~


Trump picks Putin as running mate, jokes Kasich.

Republican jumps into absurdity in attempt to take down Donald.

JOE KOVACS  http://www.wnd.com/2015/12/trump-picks-illegal-running-mate-jokes-gop-opponent/

Hey, could be worse.   LOL

Hey, could be worse. LOL

Don’t believe everything you hear in this 2016 presidential election cycle.

Especially when it’s news about Donald Trump coming from his competition who are among the bottom-feeders in the polls.

Case in point is a phony news release this weekend from John Kasich’s campaign, stating Trump has finally decided on his running mate.

“In a bold and visionary move characteristic of everything he does, today terrific billionaire Donald Trump named Russian President Vladimir Putin as his running mate in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign,” the faux press release said. “Trump pledged that together with Putin he would ‘Make Tyranny Great Again.’”

“I think I would just get along very well with Vladimir Putin. I just think so. People say what do you mean? I just think we would,” said Trump in the fake release.

 

Seems about right.   :)

Seems about right. 🙂

The paper, issued just days after Trump and Putin exchanged courteous remarks about each other, indicates Putin “readily accepted Trump’s offer” to be vice president, saying the businessman is “a really brilliant and talented person, without a doubt … he’s the absolute leader in the presidential race.”

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The Kasich campaign also posted video of a phony news report about the running-mate announcement, containing some real quotations from Trump along with a bare-chested image of Putin.

Watch Video Here. 

~Steve~

Coming Out Fashion Statement? Iranian Valerie Jarrett Describing Last Year Of Obama Nightmare In More Traditional Garb

BY RICK WELLS FOR RICKWELLS.US

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For those of us who aren’t fashion aficionados it’s difficult to figure out exactly what that is wrapped around Valerie Jarrett. She looks as if she might have inadvertently gotten herself tangled up in the window drapes or something but it’s color-coordinated so that’s unlikely. Maybe it’s some kind of Iranian headscarf and shawl combination turned around backwards.

Given her appearance, having the headscarf turned backwards is a great idea, provided she had left it in place. But she’s uncovered, so what’s the point other than a statement, an actual fashion statement, of who she is and what she represents. She is what she is; a pro-Islamic operative guiding what is at a minimum an Islamic sympathizer who’s squatting in the big boy chair in our White House.

The conversation is centered on crime, a topic the members of this regime are undeniably experts on. She describes their approach to redefining it and reducing the penalties for the types of crime most common to potential black voters, if they were, absent a felony conviction on their record, able to vote.

She claims that if you keep people from going to prison in the first place it reduces subsequent crimes. Of course not committing crimes in the first place is the most effective method of remaining out of prison, but that’s not what criminals do, so the regime is looking at other ways to once again reward bad behavior.  Pretending the crime never occurred or blaming someone other than the perpetrator seems like the course of action they’ve decided upon.

She describes the alternative to choosing a life of crime, which happen to be the very things her Dear Leader is destroying through his open borders invasion; an ability for the potential criminals to have had gainful employment and a means through which to support their families.

Ominously, Jarrett compares the last year of the Obama tenure to the second half of the fourth quarter of a football game, noting that “really big things happen near the end of the game, as we all know. And just look at this last year, we’ve had a terrific year,” mockingly criticizing the media who she recalls as having described Obama as a lame duck. She says, “Doesn’t feel much like lame duck to me.” A terrific year for Jarrett and Obama translates into another miserable year for traditional, free America.

She’s describing their focus for the next year as “criminal justice reform.” As there is bound to be a significant amount of liberal double-speak in her comments, just what perversions will be identified as reform is unknown and they will not likely be restricted to those she is admitting to in the interview.

Hidden agenda items will be attached, such as the federalization of local police forces, efforts to attack the Second Amendment in the name of crime reduction, and wealth redistribution packaged as “social justice” and “equal opportunity.”

Jarrett highlights with pride their pronouncement that felons will no longer be required to self identify on federal employment applications. It’s a situation which could leave the personal data of all Americans subject to harvesting for criminal activities, a situation she views as a positive and urges Congress to mimic their insanity in the case of federal contractors.

She calls upon everyone to help, saying it’s a problem that touches all of us and we need to own that responsibility. Just how we’re all responsible for the deliberate decisions of others to break the law is unclear. She talks of responsibility but not personal responsibility, that of the criminals to take ownership of their own bad decisions which led to their introduction into the criminal justice system.

Jarrett’s right, Obama isn’t lame; Congress is. She’s also correct that, given the level of forethought and scheming that has gone into the Marxist efforts under his “leadership,” the second half of the fourth quarter is going to be quite turbulent for the American people. It will be a period of offensive success for the regime, filled with trick plays and misdirection as well as bad officiating, missed opportunities, and the giving up by the Republicans on defense.

The Republicans haven’t stood up to these criminals in seven long years; there’s absolutely no reason to think they’d start now.

I’m Rick Wells – a conservative writer who recognizes that our nation, our Constitution and our traditions are under a full scale assault from multiple threats. I’m not PC; I call it like I see it. – Please “Like” me on Facebook, “Follow” me on Twitter or visit www.rickwells.us & www.truthburgers.com.

German School Kids Forced To Pick Up Muzzie Invader Trash.

Germans, and Merkel in Particular are NUTS!! 


by PAUL JOSEPH WATSON | OCTOBER 13, 2015

Parents in Germany are up in arms over a school project that requires their children to clean up the deluge of trash left behind by the wave of Muslim migrants pouring into the country.

Nullification I say.

Nullification I say.

With 1.5 million migrants set to arrive before the end of the year, children are being made to cook, clean and change beds at special asylum centers that are being set up throughout Germany.

A furious parent posted a letter she received from her child’s school outlining the details of the project.

“The Kiel Ministry of Education confirmed the letter was authentic. Already this week, as described above, the schoolchildren from a school in Lübeck had put fresh linen on the beds, sorted out clothing and helped out in the kitchen in an accommodation centre for refugees passing through,” reports Diversity Macht Frei. “This took place in the context of a project week intended to prepare the eighth-graders [age about 13-14] for practical work experience.”

This is by no means the first example of the migrant influx impacting German school children.

As we reported last month, some German schools are ordering girls not to wear shorts or skirts so as not to offend or provoke sexual assaults from migrants staying in nearby refugee camps.

Children were also told that “derogatory or racial remarks” would not be tolerated. Some parents were incensed by the letter but principal Martin Thalhammer said the measures were necessary to protect the children.

The prospect of being asked to clean up after migrants is somewhat daunting given the mountain of trash they have left in their wake.

A video from an asylum center in Augsburg, Germany shows rubbish strewn beneath apartment blocks after it was thrown over a balcony.

Rest From Info Wars Here.

~Steve~

 

Source: 1000s of Terrorists Flee Syria after Russian Airstrikes, Army Ground Assault

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TEHRAN (FNA)- Members of the ISIL Takfiri terrorist groups in Syria have evacuated the Arab country and fled to Turkey, Jordan and Europe, military source confirmed.

Thousands of ISIL Takfiri terrorists have fled Syria to Jordan, Turkey and Europe as the Syrian army continues march on militant-held regions as well as Russia’s airstrikes against positions of militias across the Arab country.

“A large number of ISIL terrorists have fled the Syrian territories to Jordan, Turkey and Europe after the Russian warplanes and the Syrian army troops pounded their gathering centers and hideouts,” the source underlined.

A local source on Monday told FNA that the ISIL militants, most of them from the Caucasus, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Chechnya, together with their families have left Raqqa province in Syria for Iraq.

The source noted that at least 220 ISIL families have fled to Iraq, and said, “Notorious terrorists such as Abu Talheh Hejazi from Saudi Arabia and ISIL religious police chief Abu Abdullah al-Akidi are among the militants who have fled Raqqa province.”

Another military source confirmed that over 3,000 militants from the ISIL, Al-Nusra Front and Jeish al-Yarmouk have left Syria for Jordan after the start of the Syrian army’s new wave of attacks and advances and the Russian airstrikes on terrorist groups positions.

The source noted that the Takfiri militants are afraid of the army’s advances in all fronts that come with the Russians’ air backup.

Russia’s Defense Ministry confimed on Tuesday that its jets pounded 10 ISIL targets in various regions, and destroyed 20 tanks and 3 rocket launchers near Palmyra in Homs province.

Russia’s upper house of parliament has approved the use of Russia’s Air Force in Syria, following a request by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Russia has launched a series of airstrikes across the Arab country Syria since last Wednesday. Moscow says its strikes have destroyed command centers and arms depots belonging to ISIL.

Meanwhile, Head of Russia’s upper chamber of parliament announced that Moscow will consider extending its airstrikes against terrorist groups in Syria to Iraq if it receives such a request from Baghdad. The Speaker, Valentina Matviyenko, stressed that Russia had so far not received such a request from the Iraqi government.

This Kid Kicks Obammy’s Arse. Please Watch 2 Minute Smack Down.

It gives me hope that there are still some kids out there with half a brain. I mean you become so numb after a while listening to mindless drones (Kids) spew what they have been taught. Then add to it Black culture being what it is so it’s so refreshing to see this smart, apparently well educated, and I’m sure well parented kid just speak common sense. I know “common sense” sounds like a miracle these days. That shows you just how far we’ve fallen down the rabbit hole.


VIDEO: 13-YEAR-OLD BLACK KID LAYS THE SMACK DOWN ON OBAMA IN EPIC RANT

“You’re being ignorant. I think you’re incompetent and I don’t think you understand reality. What is this world you’re living in?”

by STEVE WATSON | INFOWARS.COM | SEPTEMBER 17, 2015

A black middle schooler posted an epic video rant asking the president what his real priorities are, and pointing out a number of hard truths this week.

13-year-old CJ Pearson from Georgia focuses on the story of Obama inviting a muslim student to the White House after the kid was arrested in Texas for making a clock, which officials initially thought was a bomb.

Calling Obama “ignorant,” “incompetent” unable to grasp reality, Pearson notes that while the kid got an open invite from Obama, the families of gunned down cops and those killed by illegal immigrants are simply ignored.

“Mr. President, when Kate Steinle was gunned down by an illegal immigrant you didn’t do anything — you didn’t call the family or invite them to the White House. Is that okay? I don’t think so, Mr. President,” Pearson urges.

“And to go even further, Mr. President, when cops are being gunned down, you’re not inviting their families to the White House. You never did.” Pearson adds.

“But when a Muslim kid builds a clock? ‘Oh, come on by.’ What is this world you’re living in?” he asks the president.

Pearson continued the rant by referring to the Dylan Roof shooting.

“You know, when the shooting in Chattanooga happened, it took you longer to lower the flag than it took you to light the White House in rainbow colors after the Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage,” he vents.

Pearson charges that the public perception of Obama’s inviting the muslim kid to the White House “fits into your agenda,” noting “That’s great for you.”

“But Mr. President, these people were gunned down. Kate Steinle was innocent. This man was deported but it was a sanctuary city so he was able to roam free.” Pearson further explains.

“Cops are being gunned down every single day because of your actions, Mr. President. Because you’re seeking to appease terrorists — domestic terrorists — and those domestic terrorists are the Black Lives Matter movement.” the middle schooler declares.

“And you think, Mr. President, that I’m going to respect you if you don’t respect the brave men and women and innocent people who lost their lives because of your incompetence. I’m sick and tired of it and I know the American people are, too,” Pearson concludes.

Pearson is executive director of a group called “Young Georgians in Government.

His Facebook page says he is “committed to fighting for conservative principles and engaging young people in the political process.”

“Most young people really don’t have an interest in government or politics, but we need to pique that interest, we need to make sure that they know, the decisions politicians make are going to affect them,” the student told ABC 6 in a profile story last December.

Pearson’s rants have become popular online. Earlier in the year, he hit out at Obama regarding his administration’s agenda to downplay the ISIS threat.

“President Obama, You don’t love America. If you really did love America, you would call ISIS what it really is: an assault on Christianity, an assault on America and downright hate for the American values that our country holds. Freedom of speech, freedom of religion and every single thing that our country stands for.” Pearson stated at the time.

He added, “I hope that one day people will get enough guts to speak out against your downright hatred for this nation.”

~Steve~

http://www.infowars.com/video-13-year-old-black-kid-lays-the-smack-down-on-obama-in-epic-rant/

Nuclear Conflict Of Interest – Best Man At Kerry Daughter’s Wedding To Iranian-American Was Son Of Top Iranian “Negotiator”

FROM RICK WELLS AT CONSTITUTION RISING.COM

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John Kerry’s a busy guy, fighting an imaginary war on climate change while simultaneously creating the prospects for an apocalyptic real one with Iran. It’s easy to see how maybe the most obvious things could slip his pre-occupied pro-Iranian mind. At a minimum we can understand how he might prefer to not have certain details mentioned, specifically those related to a blatant conflict of interest which would have forced anyone with an ounce of integrity to recuse themselves from the Iran negotiations at the outset.

John Kerry, who accused his fellow Vietnam veterans of barbarism equal of Genghis Kahn, proved long ago he is unencumbered by either integrity or patriotism. He is a man perfectly suited for the position of Secretary of State in the Obama regime.

Some quite revealing information was published on Tuesday in an article on Lt Col Allen West’s website, detailing information of connections between the Kerry family and Mohammad Javad Zarif, the current Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Zarif represented Iran as Kerry’s opponent in the farcical giveaway that was mislabeled as nuclear negotiations. John Kerry knows Zarif well, having first met more than ten years ago at a dinner party hosted by George Soros in his Manhattan penthouse. The connections get more intimate though, with the most startling revelation being that Zarif’s son was reportedly the best man at the 2009 wedding of Kerry’s daughter Vanessa. Dr Vanessa Bradford Kerry, Kerry’s younger daughter from his first marriage, is married to a first generation Iranian-American, Dr. Brian (Behrooz) Vala Nahed.

Given the Valerie Jarrett connection to Iran and the Kerry relationships, as well as the Muslim Brotherhood and other Islamic interests’ infiltration of the White House and our intelligence agencies, it is troubling that this was not seen as sufficient grounds for recusal by Secretary Kerry. It’s even more concerning given the obvious Islamic sympathies displayed by the occupant of the White House.

The motivations for the secretive nature, huge giveaways and lack of verification in the Iran deal now begin to come more sharply into focus for anyone who might have had the misconception that John Kerry works for America.

Kerry’s a part of the anti-America Obama regime and he clearly still views the United States as he did in the sixties, as the enemy. His subversive actions prove it beyond any reasonable doubt.

Rick Wells is a conservative writer who recognizes that our nation, our Constitution and our traditions are under a full scale assault from multiple threats. Please “Like” him on Facebook, “Follow” him on Twitter or visit www.rickwells.us & www.truthburgers.com.

Rep Louie Gohmert – Anti-Military Obstructionist John McCain Refused To Sponsor House Bill To Arm Military

By Rick Wells for CONSTITUTION RISING.COM

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In what is clearly a preemptive excuse designed to cover his backside following the murder of five service members in Chattanooga, John McCain issued a statement saying, “long before the Chattanooga attack, we had been working to clarify a post commander’s authority to allow carrying of personal firearms.” Rep Louie Gohmert (R-TX) is asked, “Why didn’t the Pentagon act on this long ago?”

He speaks to John McCain specifically, saying, “John McCain is a war hero for what he suffered during the Vietnam War, but he’s certainly no hero for what he’s been stopping. We couldn’t find a single senator that would bring the same amendment [to arm military personnel]. We got it as a part of the National Defense Authorization Act. The Senate is now negotiating with the House on that final bill. They would not, not one single Senator would bring that amendment to the Senate floor, John McCain didn’t want it.”

He adds, “So I am thrilled that John McCain is at least verbalizing that he wants to allow our military to protect themselves. That has not been his position in the past.” They also address a tweet from a viewer which addresses the fact that John McCain twice voted against body armor as well.

Gohmert points out other legislative attempts to correct vulnerabilities that have been made by the House, which have failed to pass in the Senate. He says, “We just need John McCain to match his words with his acts. He also points out that the perpetrator of the shootings in Chattanooga was the type of individual, particularly with his travel records, that the Patriot Act was supposed to protect us from. He says, “Instead, they spend so much time going after every America that they haven’t had time to watch the real suspects.”

He also has a common sense rebuttal to the argument that there are some in the military that shouldn’t be armed, saying those are the ones who should be processed out, so that we then know we can trust our men and women in uniform, all of them.

Gohmert’s comments once again point to the efforts of John McCain in opposition to the American military men and women he supposedly is an advocate for. Perhaps the shiny paper that John McCain has been wrapped in is starting to lose its luster.

Americans Unwittingly Elect Terrorists to Congress?

 

 

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I truly believe that Politicians and any other people responsible for placing America’s finances into such chaos as to make us vulnerable to strong arming by foreign Governments, and specifically Red China are Terrorists. America is deep in debt to China and that has empowered the Chinese to push us and test us. Internet attacks, conflicts in Trade, The current debacle in the S. China Seas – And there is nothing we can do to fight back as WE OWE them TRILLIONS of $.

The folks who put us in that position, all who are still living, need to be rounded up and convicted for their financial crimes against America – I suppose that’s just one mans opinion. But it’s my story, and I am sticking to it!

A Prediction You Should Hope is Wrong

In the coming years, it will be harder and harder for Americans to remain indifferent to Islamic terrorism, because so much of it will be close to home disrupting our daily lives and dividing the nation along a deep ideological fault line. We’ve already seen the split that followed in the aftermath of the Texas cartoon contest – as many condemned Pamela Geller as praised her.
That’s only a sample of things to come. As terrorist attacks in our nation become more frequent and more deadly, American thinking will become more sharply divided, pitting one side blaming the victims for being “provocative” against the other side blaming the Islamists for being terrorists. Depending on which worldview prevails, an oppressive atmosphere could settle over the USA – and for all and intents and purposes that would mean the terrorists have won a decisive battle in their Jihad to destroy our society and way of life.
The wild card in all this is the outcome of the 2016 election. It is probably our best (and last) hope. Americans are not quick studies and are easily distracted. 9/11 was a warning most of us have already forgotten. If we don’t elect a president who loves our Constitution, shares our values, and is willing to do the hard work to reverse Obama’s damage, we will suffer a slow death like the frog in the kettle. What happens after that is anyone’s guess.
Dan Friedman
NYC

Foreign Money Promotes Radical Islamist Agenda in Canada

From The Investigative Project on Terrorism

Millions of dollars are flooding into Canada from Gulf states to promote a radical Islamist agenda, according to testimony by the prime minister’s national security adviser, the National Post reports.

“I think it’s fair to say, without commenting on the particular country of origin, there are monies coming into this country which are advocating this kind of [Islamist extremist] approach to life,” Richard Fadden said Monday during a national security hearing concerning a new counter-terrorism bill.

Fadden, a former director of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service, said that large sums of money are sent to religious-affiliated institutions in Canada to promote an “extreme Islamic jihadist interpretation of the Qur’an.”

He also described the obstacles to tracking how the money is spent because of Canada’s respect for religious freedom.

“The difficulty is in most cases the monies are not coming from governments; they’re coming from fairly wealthy institutions or individuals within some of these countries. It makes it doubly difficult to track,” Fadden said. It is “quite difficult” to determine where they money ends up.

Last year, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) raided the offices of the International Relief Fund for the Afflicted and Needy (IRFAN-Canada) after federal auditors accused the Muslim charity for transferring $15 million to Hamas. The Canadian government subsequently added IRFAN-Canada to its list of banned terrorist organizations.

IRFAN-Canada lost its charity status in 2011 following a Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) audit that exposed the organization as an “integral part” in Hamas’ international fundraising infrastructure.

The issue of foreign Islamist financing has been the subject of previous Canadian Senate committee hearings. In February, Shahina Siddiqui, executive director of the Islamic Social Services Association in Winnipeg, testified that her organization refused $3 million dollars in donations from overseas “because there are strings attached to it, and we want to be a Canadian Muslim organization.”

A 2004 report by the Council on Foreign Relations revealed that Saudi Arabia is promoting its brand of radical Islamist ideology in Canada by funding certain Islamic institutions. The Saudi government acknowledged that it funds Muslim institutions in Canada, including mosques in Ottawa and Calgary and an Islamic center in Quebec.

The task force said that Saudi Arabia spent hundreds of millions of dollars to finance 1,359 mosques and 210 Islamic centers around the world.

“This massive spending is helping to create the next generation of terrorists and therefore constitutes a paramount strategic threat to the United States … This massive spending is an integral part of the terrorist financing problem. It fosters virulence and intolerance directly at the United States, Christians, Jews and even other Muslims,” the report said.

New tunnel detection system to operate on Gaza border

Israeli defense company Elbit Systems develops sensor-based detection system to be implemented alongside entirety of Gaza border.

Udi Etsion, Matan Tzuri for Israel News

A new tunnel detection system developed by Elbit Systems will protect Israeli citizens from the threat of infiltration by Hamas terrorists.

Now, after two months of development, the Israel-based international defense electronics company says that they have created an effective system which uses sensors to detect tunnel building activity. The system will be implemented along the entire Israel-Gaza border, Elbit said.

Picture of tunnel featured in Hamas newspaper during Operation Protective Edge.
Picture of tunnel featured in Hamas newspaper during Operation Protective Edge.

The system includes a series of sensors. The information they receive is analyzed using a control system based on algorithms. This method enables the precise identification of tunnel building and its location without false alarms.

The system is the first of its kind in the world and was developed in Israel in record time by the Director of Research and Development in the Defense Ministry in cooperation with Israeli industries.

Similar to the Iron Dome system developed by Rafael Advanced Security and Israel Aerospace Industries, the new tunnel-detecting system was developed as a response to a direct threat from Hamas – tunnels constructed from Gaza to Israeli territory, which were exposed during Operation Protective Edge.

The system has already been implemented on parts of the border but its wider implementation along the entire Gaza Strip will require approval by the security apparatus and an assigned budget.

Security officials updated regional council heads on the Gaza border on the technological advancement reached in the search for a solution to threats coming from Gaza.

Alon Shuster, head of the Sha’ar HaNegev Regional Council, said he has been closely following the massive efforts made by the Defense Ministry and the IDF in developing measures to locate tunnels.

“From what we know, these are the fruits of that labor. There is no doubt that the aggressive operations this past summer limited the threat in a significant way for Israel and this advancement gives an additional layer of security for the residents,” he said.

Amit Caspi, from Kibbutz Kerem Shalom – a kibbutz that was directly threatened by Hamas tunnels – said: “The tunnel threat for us is a threat on the community’s morale. Because of the nature of its danger, the surprise factor and the inability to defend oneself, it truly constitutes a personal threat. For us it registered as an insolvable threat so if there is a breakthrough here, even though we know that there is never 100 percent (certainty) on this matter, it could really improve personal security.”

He added: “I have no doubt that this will improve the morale and lives of all the residents of the Gaza border community. I hope it will help to save lives and of course to improve our day-to-day routine here.”

 

Les Docks de Paris – Celebrating the Refusal to Surrender

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From the JERUSALEM POST by NACHMAN SELTZER 04/13/2015 23:23

The city of lights on the edge of the River Seine has become a hotbed of Islamic terrorism that is manifested in oh-so-many- ways. Paris presidential residence . (photo credit:REUTERS)

When I told my friends that I was being sent to Paris on assignment, I saw a certain look crossing every face. How should I put this delicately? They were afraid.

“Are you sure it’s safe,” they wanted to know.

“Yes,” I replied. “I’m going from the airport to the convention center and back to the airport.”

“Okay,” they said, somewhat mollified.

“As long as it’s safe.”

Welcome to Paris 2015.

The city of lights on the edge of the River Seine has become a hotbed of Islamic terrorism that is manifested in oh-so-many- ways. The Jews of France no longer feel welcome in the world capital of fashion and good food.

This was not my first visit to magical Paris. I was there in 2010. At the time, I felt safe enough to stroll through the streets with a kippa on my head, to ride the Metro, to visit the Eiffel Tower and to even take a boat ride on the Seine. Unfortunately, the illusion of security exists no more.

As a child recently asked his mother upon catching sight of an obviously Jewish man walking through a hostile Parisian arrondissement – “what’s he doing here Mommy? Doesn’t he know that he will be killed?” Welcome to Paris 2015.

Matters came to a head recently with the terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo, followed by the shocking attack and subsequent day-long siege on the Hyper Cacher kosher supermarket in which four Jews were senselessly murdered. It seemed like Europe was standing poised on the cusp of disaster. And then more than three million people took to the streets in a spontaneous display of outrage.

Suddenly everyone was Charlie.

Yet, though the outrage was properly displayed when it came to fighting for freedom of speech, one couldn’t claim the same regarding the terrorist attack on Paris’ Jews. Everyone might have been Charlie, but it was equally as obvious that not everyone identified with the Jews of France.

It is against this frightening backdrop that the Jews of Paris recently gathered to celebrate Torah learning and all it represents in their lives.

Welcome to Paris 2015.

Paris appears the same. The same graceful architecture of buildings, roads and boulevards steeped in culture, the same museums and landmarks, the same corner cafes serving tiny cups of coffee to passerby, the same River Seine winding through the city.

On the surface, everything seems fine.

Les Docks de Paris is a convention center somewhat akin to the Javits Center in New York or the fairgrounds in Tel Aviv. Used for auto shows, large business events and conventions hosting thousands, Le Docks de Paris was recently utilized for an entirely different purpose, as the Jews of Paris gathered to reaffirm their very essence.

Under the aegis of Rabbi Dovid Hofstedter, the Dirshu organization has succeeded in creating an unstoppable force of Torah renaissance around the globe with hundreds of thousands of Jews taking part in one or another of a wide range of daily Torah programs offered. While in Paris, I participated in the celebration of the completion of Dirshu’s signature seven-year Daf HaYomi B’Halacha, Mishnah Berurah – Jewish law study program. The sense of excitement was palpable as the keynote speakers of the Orthodox Jewish world stood up to address the crowd. There was a sense of great achievement and an underlying promise for continuance. You were able to feel it in the room, in the very atmosphere. The people in attendance were clearly growth oriented and serious about life.

But there was an additional, somewhat intangible feeling coursing through Les Docks de Paris.

A sense of pride in who they are – a sense of ethics and morality – a sense of being surrounded by the finest of French Jews – and a sense of pride in their ability to live life as Torah-observant Jews in a time of such uncertainty.

The crowd was excited by what they have accomplished over seven years of daily learning, while ambitiously contemplating future Torah study. They stood united against the background of the worrisome political situation and the growing danger in the streets. They expressed indignation when Charlie Hebdo was attacked and cried for their brethren when four fellow Jews were laid to rest – murdered on the Sabbath eve for the crime of being Jews. And now they gathered to express their belief in God and their readiness to study His laws.

They were eager, jubilant and filled with a sense of mission.

I heard many words and messages. Powerful speeches and touching stories. And as I looked around Les Docks de Paris, I knew that the message I heard that evening would resound within my heart for days to come, as I recall a convention center in Paris filled with Jews proudly proclaiming their belief in God and their readiness to stand up for what they know to be true.

The gathering was poignant, authentic, genuine and emotional, its message triumphant.

“Je suis Dirshu.”

“Je suis proud Jews of France.”

And perhaps most importantly “Je suis Torah.”

Welcome to Paris 2015 – where the battle is being fought with graceful perseverance, a link to eternity and a refusal to surrender.

The writer is a rabbi and the author of 20 books, runs a boys’ choir based out of Jerusalem, writes a regular column for the Hamodia International Magazine and lectures around the world. He can be reached at nachmanseltzer@ gmail.com.

My comments in red: It has been over 20 years now that the Simon Wiesenthal Center has been warning Jews to not travel to France.  As famous journalist Oriana Fallaci stated, “Europe has become Eurabia.”

Sec of State John Kerry reveals daughter married Iranian-American with extensive ties to Iran

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via Secretary of State John Kerry demonstrates why Huma Abedin’s background mattered | Walid Shoebat.

Here we have an example that demonstrates this reality further and it comes via Kenneth Timmerman, who has picked up on the fact that the new Secretary of State – John Kerry – has a son-in-law with family still living in Iran. This reality could conceivably affect how Kerry deals with the Iranians.

Via the Daily Caller:

In a greeting to the Iranian people on the occasion of the traditional New Year (Nowruz) holiday last week, Secretary of State John Kerry exposed a secret that journalists and academics have been agonizing over for the past six weeks: the fact that his daughter has married an Iranian-American who has extensive family ties to Iran.

“I am proud of the Iranian-Americans in my own family, and grateful for how they have enriched my life,” Kerry said in the official statement. Kerry also said he was “strongly committed to resolving” the differences between the United States and the Islamic Republic of Iran, “to the mutual benefit of both of our people.”

Politicians like to keep their families off-limits to the press, a decorum enforced vigorously when it comes to politicians who are in favor with the national media but ruthlessly discarded for others. But in Kerry’s case, there could be larger ramifications.

Since its inception, the FBI has vetted U.S. government officials involved in national security issues, and it generally won’t grant clearances to individuals who are married to nationals of an enemy nation or have family members living in that country, for fear of divided loyalties or, more simply, blackmail.

There it is. Certainly, even leftists can comprehend this concept without inserting race into their thought processes (oh, wait). Imagine a scenario in which a representative of Iran’s mullahs approaches the State Department with a list of demands that, if not met, could have serious consequences for Kerry’s in-laws living in Iran.

In the current political construct, such demands could conceivably involve the U.S. withholding money, weapons, or aid earmarked for a country like Egypt as tensions in the Middle East escalate. While that may not sound like a bad idea to those of us who understand the threat of the Muslim Brotherhood, shouldn’t our Secretary of State’s sole interest be in lockstep with the interests of the United States?

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