Iran Vows “Crushing and Devastating” Revenge on US and Israel for Deadly Attack During Military Parade

Iran: Five men disguised as Iranian soldiers infiltrated a military parade on Saturday and killed 25 people. The assailants were killed when Iranian troops returned fire. President Rouhani accused an unnamed US-allied regional country of supporting the attackers – thought to be either Saudi Arabia, the UAE or Bahrain. Both ISIS and Arab separatists claimed responsibility for the attack, but acting commander Hossein Salami vowed to strike back against the “triangle” of Saudi Arabia, Israel, and the United States. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said: “All of those small mercenary countries that we see in this region are backed by America. It is Americans who instigate them and provide them with necessary means to commit these crimes.” -GEG

As Iranians held funerals following the Saturday terror attack on a military parade in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, the acting commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said that the Islamic Republic would “take revenge” against the United States and “some of its biggest regional allies,” according to CBS News.

25 people were killed and at least 60 more wounded in Iran’s largest terrorism incident in nearly a decade. Nearly half of the dead are members of the Revolutionary Guard.

Speaking at the funeral ceremony, acting commander Hossein Salami vowed to strike back against the “triangle” of Saudi Arabia, Israel and the United States.

Hossein Salami, acting commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps

You are responsible for these actions; you will face the repercussions,” said Salami. “We warn all of those behind the story, we will take revenge.”

Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warned on Monday that the five attackers were paid by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates – despite the Islamic State claiming responsibility for the violence – and that Iran would “severely punish” those behind the bloodshed, by which he meant the United States and Israel, who were accused by the deputy head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards as being involved in the attack and said they should expect a “devastating” response from Tehran.

“Based on reports, this cowardly act was done by people who the Americans come to help when they are trapped in Syria and Iraq, and are paid by Saudi Arabia and the UAE,” Khamenei said on his official website.

On Monday, thousands of mourners gathered at the Sarallah Mosque on Ahvaz’s Taleghani junction, carrying caskets in the sweltering heat.

Others, mainly young people wearing ethnic clothes of the region’s Arab minority, held large photographs of those slain in the attack. Of the 25 killed, 12 people were from Ahvaz and the rest from elsewhere in Khuzestan.

The procession walked down the Naderi and Zand Streets, many weeping and beating their chests, a traditional way of showing grief. Mourners played drums, cymbals and horns, according to local custom.

The crowd also chanted slogans of “Death to U.S.” and “Death to Israel” – chants staple at Iranian political rallies.

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Woman Who Rescued 27 Cats and Dogs During Hurricane Florence Is Arrested for Practicing Veterinary Medicine Without a License

Wayne County, North Carolina: Tammie Hedges founded Crazy’s Claws N Paws animal rescue and recruited volunteers to help her save 27 cats and dogs that had been left behind in the rising flood waters during Hurricane Florence. She converted a warehouse into a temporary shelter and gave several sick animals amoxicillin and used a topical antibiotic ointment on others. She also sought a donation of Tramadol, a painkiller used for dogs and cats. Hedges was arrested and charged with twelve counts of practicing veterinary medicine without a license and one count of soliciting a controlled substance. [Collectivism at its finest.] -GEG

The Good Samaritan who rescued 27 cats and dogs during Hurricane Florence has been arrested for illegally practicing veterinary medicine.

Tammie Hedges founded Crazy’s Claws N Paws animal rescue and recruited volunteers to help her save animals that had been left behind in the rising flood waters. She converted a warehouse into a temporary shelter. But Wayne County animal control learned about the shelter, and confiscated the animals.

Wayne County Animal Services manager Frank Sauls took the animals and told Hedges she didn’t register the warehouse as a shelter. At the time, he told the Goldsboro News-Argus: “If we didn’t feel like anything was being done wrong, we would not have taken [the animals],” and that it was now “for the courts to decide.”

Even though Hedges gave up the animals, she was arrested and charged with 12 counts of practicing veterinary medicine without a license and a single count of soliciting a schedule IV controlled substance, according to the News-Argus. She was released on a $10,000 secured bond.

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Judge Kavanaugh Denies All Sexual Misconduct Allegations and Asks for a Fair Chance to Defend Himself

Judge Brett Kavanaugh gave an exclusive interview, along with his wife, to address the accusations levied against him by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Ramirez, which he strongly denies. Both of the accusers have failed to produce any witnesses or evidence whatsoever. Michael Avenatti, who represents porn star Stormy Daniels, is now alleging that, in the 1980s, Kavanaugh and his friend, Mark Judge, targeted young women and gave them alcohol in order to gang rape them and that he has witnesses that will testify in public to this allegation. Kavanaugh says Avenatti’s allegations are false and outrageous. -GEG




Democrat Senator, Mazie Hirono, Blames Men for Sexual Assault and Puts the Burden of Proof on the Accused

Senator Mazie Hirono, a supporter of Christine Blasey Ford, the accuser of Judge Kavanaugh, says that American men need to “shut up and step up.” She says that women like Dr. Ford need to be heard and believed. Tucker Carlson calls her out on her presumption that all men are guilty and all women should be believed even without evidence or due process. Tucker closes the segment saying that Republicans could stop the assaults on Kavanaugh’s character and demand a vote, but they don’t do it because they just don’t care about the American people. -GEG

Tucker Carlson said Hawaii Sen. Mazie Hirono has become a left-wing “folk hero” for inventing a new system of justice in the United States, where men are presumed guilty and the accused must prove their innocence.

Carlson also ripped Senate Republicans, saying their actions show they “don’t care about you,” the citizen.

Hirono threw her support behind Christine Blasey Ford, who accused Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, allegedly during a Maryland party in 1982.

Speaking at a press availability last week, she told American men to “shut up and step up.”

“Not only do women like Dr. Ford, who bravely comes forward, need to be heard — but they need to be believed,” Hirono said.

Carlson “translated” Hirono’s rhetoric as “all men are guilty, not because they’ve been proven guilty, but because they are men… they are inherently guilty.”

He said that under Hirono and the Democrats’ new justice system, a person is preordained to be innocent or guilty based on birth.

“All women are to be believed… Evidence is irrelevant,” Carlson said.

Hirono, who faces Republican engineer Ron Curtis in November’s election, said Kavanaugh has been judged negatively in what she called a “court of credibility.”

“Look, we’re not in a court of law. We’re actually in a court of credibility at this point. And, without having the FBI report or some semblance of trying to get corroboration we are left with the credibility of the two witnesses,” Hirono told MSNBC.

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Teenage Co-Founder of ‘March for Our Lives’ Gun-Control Movement Quits, Says He Has Regrets

Cameron Kasky, a co-founder of the ‘March for Our Lives’ gun-control movement created by Parkland high-school students after the mass-shooting there, has resigned from the organization. He says he discovered there is a lot he didn’t know, and he regrets some of the things he said in the public spotlight. -GEG

March For Our Lives co-founder Cameron Kasky told Fox News radio on Wednesday that he has left the organization that he helped create and that he has regrets about some of the things that he has said since he entered the public spotlight.

Kasky told Fox News Radio’s Guy Benson and Marie Harf: “I’m very regretful of a lot of the mistakes that I’ve made along the way.”

“One of the things I never really did was watch myself,” Kasky said. “If I was on a screen I kind of tried to run away from it. I’m not entirely sure why. But, looking back on that it’s like you said, you touched off on this very well in the intro, I’m not going to kick myself for it because I’m 17. Despite the fact that I thought I did at the time, I don’t know everything.”

Kasky admitted that when he attacked Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) during CNN’s town hall event that it was his intent to “embarrass Rubio and that was my biggest flaw.”

Kasky said he would redo the conversation that he had with Rubio and that he has plans to meet with him next month where he’ll bring up how he spoke to him during the town hall event.

“This summer when March For Our Lives went on the summer tour that we embarked on, I met that person in Texas who’s got that semi-automatic weapon because that’s how they like to protect their family,” Kasky continued. “I met the 50-some-odd-percent of woman who are pro-life, even though I thought it was preposterous that a woman could be pro-life and not pro-choice at the time. I learned that a lot of our issues politically come from a lack of understanding of other perspectives and also the fact that so often young conservatives and young liberals will go into debate, like I said earlier, trying to beat the other one as opposed to come to an agreement.”

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Leftist Groups Tied to Soros Are Busing in Protesters to Disrupt Confirmation Vote of Judge Kavanaugh

Protesters from several radical left-wing activist groups, including the Center for Popular Democracy, the Women’s March, Indivisible, Moveon.org and Housing Works, are being bused into Washington, DC, to march on the Senate to disrupt the confirmation vote on Judge Kavanaugh. They will meet on Sunday night for training at St. Stephens of Incarnation Church, which will provide lodging and a staging ground throughout the week. Protesters’ jail bail, legal fees, and transportation will be paid for by these groups, many of which are funded by George Soros, social friend and investment partner of President Trump. -GEG

Liberal activists are planning to disrupt the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, according to journalists Paul Sperry and Jack Posobiec.

Sperry reports: “Protesters from several radical leftwing activist groups, including Cntr for Popular Democracy,Women’s March, Indivisible, Moveon.org  &Housing Works, are being bussed into DC to march on the Senate next week & disrupt any vote on Kavanaugh. They’re meeting tonight (Sun) at 7:30 PM for training at St. Stephens of Incarnation Church, 1525 Newton Street NW in the Mount Pleasant area of DC. This church will also provide lodging for the rable and act as their staging ground throughout the week. Protesters’ jail bail, legal fees & transportation being paid for by these leftist groups, many of which are funded by liberal mega donor George Soros and are desperate to derail President Trump’s conservative SCOTUS nomination. (More details to come … )”

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China Has Built the World’s First Digital Mark of the Beast. Most Other Countries Are Not Far Behind.

China’s communist government is implementing a “social credit” scorecard in order to control and coerce more than a billion people into compliance. This is accomplished by high-tech surveillance systems, including facial recognition, body scanning, and tracking. Smartphone apps monitor daily behavior. The score also depends on educational and medical records, state security assessments, and financial records. Already, about 10-million people with low scores have been punished with bans on travel, employment, and credit. A Communist Party document says the program will “allow the trustworthy to roam freely under heaven while making it hard for the discredited to take a single step”. Anyone who is critical of the government will be classified as discredited. This is the goal of all collectivist systems. GEG

China is building a digital dictatorship to exert control over its 1.4 billion citizens. For some, “social credit” will bring privileges — for others, punishment.

Dandan Fan is very much the modern Chinese woman.

A marketing professional, she’s diligent and prosperous — in many ways she’s a model Chinese citizen.

But Dandan is being watched 24 hours a day.

A vast network of 200 million CCTV cameras across China ensures there’s no dark corner in which to hide.

Every step she takes, every one of her actions big or small — even what she thinks — can be tracked and judged.

And Dandan says that’s fine with her.

What may sound like a dystopian vision of the future is already happening in China. And it’s making and breaking lives.

The Communist Party calls it “social credit” and says it will be fully operational by 2020.

Within years, an official Party outline claims, it will “allow the trustworthy to roam freely under heaven while making it hard for the discredited to take a single step”.

Social credit is like a personal scorecard for each of China’s 1.4 billion citizens.

In one pilot program already in place, each citizen has been assigned a score out of 800. In other programs it’s 900.

Those, like Dandan, with top “citizen scores” get VIP treatment at hotels and airports, cheap loans and a fast track to the best universities and jobs.

“It will allow the trustworthy to roam freely under heaven while making it hard for the discredited to take a single step.”

Those at the bottom can be locked out of society and banned from travel, or barred from getting credit or government jobs.

The system will be enforced by the latest in high-tech surveillance systems as China pushes to become the world leader in artificial intelligence.

Surveillance cameras will be equipped with facial recognition, body scanning and geo-tracking to cast a constant gaze over every citizen.

Smartphone apps will also be used to collect data and monitor online behaviour on a day-to-day basis.

Then, big data from more traditional sources like government records, including educational and medical, state security assessments and financial records, will be fed into individual scores.

Trial social credit systems are now in various stages of development in at least a dozen cities across China.

Several companies are working with the state to nationalise the system, co-ordinate and configure the technology, and finalise the algorithms that will determine the national citizen score.

It’s probably the largest social engineering project ever attempted, a way to control and coerce more than a billion people.

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A Second Woman Accuses Judge Kavanaugh of Sexual Misconduct 35 Years Ago

Deborah Ramirez is alleging sexual misconduct against Brett Kavanaugh, claiming that he exposed himself to her during a party in college in either 1983 or 1984. She admits to drinking heavily on the night in question, and said that, while significant gaps exist in her memory, the account was the result of six days of careful reflection in conjunction with her attorney. Kavanaugh denies the incident took place and is adamantly calling this a political smear. -GEG

  • A second woman, Deborah Ramirez, levied allegations of sexual misconduct by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday night. 
  • Kavanaugh and his allies vigorously denied the charge, calling Ramirez’s accusation a “smear.”
  • The White House remains supportive of Kavanaugh, and there are no signs of a possible withdrawal. 

A second woman shared her account of alleged sexual misconduct on the part of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh Sunday night, claiming that Kavanaugh exposed himself to her during a party in college in either 1983 or 1984.

The accuser, Deborah Ramirez, attended Yale University with Kavanaugh in the mid-1980s. The White House affirmed its support for Kavanaugh as the story broke in The New Yorker, while college classmates of both Ramirez and Kavanaugh gave conflicting accounts of the events at issue.

By Ramirez’s telling, Kavanaugh thrust his penis in her face during a dorm room party, which she then pushed away. She admits to drinking heavily on the night in question, and said that, while significant gaps exist in her memory, the account was the result of six days of careful reflection in conjunction with her attorney. The report indicates that Ramirez was initially reluctant to definitively ascribe the behavior to Kavanaugh.

“This alleged event from 35 years ago did not happen,” Kavanaugh said in a statement. “The people who knew me then know that this did not happen, and have said so. This is a smear, plain and simple. I look forward to testifying on Thursday about the truth, and defending my good name.”

In a separate statement, White House spokeswoman Kerri Kupec said President Donald Trump had no plans to withdraw the nomination.

“This claim is denied by all who were said to be present and is wholly inconsistent with what many women and men who knew Judge Kavanaugh at the time in college say,” Kupec said. “The White House stands firmly behind Judge Kavanaugh.”

The report names witnesses who corroborate both Kavanaugh and Ramirez. One unnamed classmate recalled hearing about the event contemporaneously while another, Mark Krasberg, said Kavanaugh’s conduct at Yale was much discussed among alumni after his nomination to the high court.

Two male students Ramirez claimed were present during the misconduct deny that it occurred, while three other classmates who knew both Kavanaugh and Ramirez said the behavior alleged is broadly inconsistent with the judge’s behavior in college.

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US to Cap the Number of Refugee Asylum Seekers to 30,000 in 2019, down by 33% from 2018

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the US will cap the number of refugees allowed into the country at 30,000 for fiscal-year 2019, down from the cap of 45,000 last year. Former president, Barack Obama, set a cap of 110,000 refugees to be admitted for fiscal year 2017. Pompeo says the US now is processing applications of more than 280,000 asylum seekers, adding to another 800,000 already processed but awaiting adjudication. Most of these are from Central America classified by the Administration as ‘economic migrants’ who should not be permitted to stay. -GEG

Washington (AFP) – The Trump administration slashed its annual cap on refugee acceptances Monday for the second year in a row, saying it would take a maximum of just 30,000 in the fiscal year to come.

That was down from a 45,000 limit in the year that ends on September 30 — but higher than the actual number of refugees resettled in the past year, around 21,000.

It was the lowest number for the State Department’s refugee program since it was instituted in 1980.

“The improved refugee policy of this administration serves the national interest of the United States, and expands our ability to help those in need all around the world,” said Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

“We are and continue to be the most generous nation in the world.”

The new level was barely over one-quarter of the 110,000 cap set by former president Barack Obama for fiscal year 2017.

The sharp fall is part of President Donald Trump’s overall crackdown on immigration.

“We will continue to assist the world’s most vulnerable while never losing sight of our first duty: serving the American people,” Pompeo said.

Pompeo said the burden of hundreds of thousands of asylum requests, most of them from Mexicans and Central Americans, had taxed the bureaucracy assessing applications.

He also said that the government had to be more careful not to admit potential criminal and terror threats.

“Already this year we have seen evidence that the system previously in place was defective,” he said.

“It allowed a foreign national to slip through who was later discovered to be a member of ISIS, as well as other individuals with criminal backgrounds.”

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62 Million Migrants and Their US-Born Children Are Now Living in the US!

Re-read that headline.  The Center for Immigration Studies says that there are nearly 62-million migrants and their children, who were born in the US and given birthright citizenship, living within the country. There were 17.1-million US-born minor children of immigrants in the country as of 2017.  Immigrants and their US-born children now represent about one-in-five residents in America, a population that is expected to increase if current legal immigration levels continue. -GEG

There are now an unprecedented nearly 62 million immigrants and their United States-born children residing in the country, new analysis from the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) finds.

Newly released analysis from CIS researchers based on Census Bureau data reveals that there are about 61.6 million immigrants and their U.S.-born children — given birthright citizenship — living across the country. There were 17.1 million U.S.-born minor children of immigrants in the country as of 2017.

Immigrants and their U.S.-born children now represent about one in five residents in America, a population that is expected to increase should current legal immigration levels continue unchanged and uncontrolled.

The U.S. is nearly alone in granting birthright citizenship to the children of foreign nationals. For example, the U.S. and Canada are the two only developed nations with birthright citizenship. On the other hand, countries such as France, the United Kingdom, Ireland, New Zealand, Australia, Italy, and Germany all have either outlawed birthright citizenship or never had such a policy to begin with.

Between 2010 and 2017, about 9.5 million immigrants resettled in the U.S. The total foreign-born population is now 44.5 million, a 108-year record high, making up nearly 14 percent of the total country’s population.

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Democrats’ Double Standard on #MeToo Sex-Abuse Accusations: Keith Ellison vs. Brett Kavanaugh

US Representative, Keith Ellison, Deputy Chair of the Democratic National Committee since 2017, has been accused of domestic abuse against his ex-girlfriend, Karen Monahan, who supports her accusation with text messages, medical records, and therapy records. Monahan says she has been smeared, threatened, and isolated by her own [Democrat] party.  -GEG

The woman who accused U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., of domestic abuse released on Wednesday what appeared to be a medical document from 2017 detailing the abuse allegedly caused by the congressman.

Karen Monahan, an ex-girlfriend of Ellison, published the document on social media just days after saying the Democratic Party “smeared” her and threatened to isolate her over her allegations against the deputy of the Democratic National Committee (DNC).

A doctor wrote in the medical document that Monahan “states that she was in a very stressful environment for years, emotional and physical abuse by a partner with whom she is now separated.

“She identifies the individual she was involved with as Congressman Ellison, and she is worried about retribution if she identifies him publicly,” the document added.

The woman claims the document’s date – Nov. 28, 2017 – proves she discussed the abuse story long before she publicly voiced her accusations against the Democrat.

“She identifies the individual she was involved with as Congressman Ellison, and she is worried about retribution if she identifies him publicly.”

– Medical document provided by Karen Monahan

She came forward with her story last month, alleging that Ellison sent her threatening text messages and once screamed obscenities at her as he dragged her off a bed by her feet.

Ellison has denied all the accusations, saying he “never behaved this way.” He did acknowledge he was in a relationship with the woman.

Monahan previously said that she has a video of Ellison attacking her, but declined the requests to release the footage, saying it’s too traumatic.

The allegations didn’t lead to any immediate action against the congressman, except for the announcement that the DNC would review the accusations. He went on to win the Democratic primary election for Minnesota attorney general.

Earlier this week, Monahan said the Democratic Party doesn’t believe her allegations, even as it stood behind Christine Blasey Ford, who accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser of sexual misconduct.

“No, they don’t,” Monahan tweeted in response to a question whether the party believes women’s stories about misconduct. “I’ve been smeared, threatened, isolated from my own party. I provided medical records from 2017, stating on two different Dr. Visits, I told them about the abuse and who did it. My therapist released records stating I have been dealing and healing from the abuse.”

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Extremism Explodes as Democrat Politicians Try to Scuttle Confirmation Vote for Judge Kavanaugh

The allegations of sexual misconduct, going back 36 years, against Judge Kavanaugh has become bizarre. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand says Kavanaugh’s accuser is telling the truth because she asked for an FBI investigation. [Sexual assault is not a federal crime and is not within FBI jurisdiction unless it is part of a security background check. Gillibrand knows there is little chance of an FBI investigation at the present time. Asking for one is just for for show.] Democrat Representative, John Garamendi, now is adding racism and sexism to the argument by saying the senators who support Kavanaugh are white racists who are hostile to women. [The sexual allegations against Kavanaugh have nothing to do with race, but the left has added that issue to the mix to present themselves as virtuous and to conceal their true political motivation. Hopefully, Americans are not so dumbed down that they cannot see through this con.]

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Democrat Senator Sheldon Whitehouse told CNN that, if Democrats win the House or Senate, they intend to launch investigations against Judge Kavanaugh, even if he has already been confirmed to the Supreme Court. -GEG

 

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) told CNN’s Jake Tapper on Thursday that “as soon as Democrats get gavels” they will launch investigations into Judge Brett Kavanaugh, even if he has already been confirmed to the Supreme Court.

“Well, first of all, there’s a factual dispute here which is that she said that young Kavanaugh molested and assaulted her, and he says that he didn’t,” Whitehouse said. “There was a witness in the room who has never been subjected to a proper investigative effort of any kind. He has not been interviewed. He’s never said anything under oath. There were supposedly other boys, there’s a whole investigative process that can and should take place.”

“And you know what? This is such bad practice that, even if they were to ram this guy through, as soon as Democrats get gavels, we’re going to want to get to the bottom of this,” Whitehouse continued. “You can’t ignore a crime victim’s claim that something happened, refuse to investigate, throw her up into the stand without the least bit of support for her, without the least bit of effort to corroborate what she says, and then walk away from that as if you’ve behaved at all properly. There isn’t a prosecutor or a victim advocate in the country who would tolerate that.”

“We’re out of time, but I want to make sure I understood what you just said,” Tapper responded. “If the Democrats win back the House and, or the Senate, Democrats will investigate what happened, the charges that Professor Ford is laying out, even if that means investigating a Supreme Court justice at the time?”

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