What Good Is A Wall? Trump Signed a Bill to Increase Immigration and Make It Impossible to deport Illegal Aliens

Commentator Gary Gileno reports that President Trump signed a spending bill that includes measures that makes it impossible to deport illegal aliens who have relatives, sponsors, or even fiends of unaccompanied alien children, which is chain migration on steroids. The new law forces ICE agents to release border crossers into the interior of the country, making it essentially impossible to ever deport them. Illegal aliens now will flood into America in greater numbers than ever before. Mr. Trump could have vetoed the measure and led opposition to it. He did neither. –GEG

In America, Hate Hoaxes Far Exceed Actual Hate Crimes

Tucker Carlson reviews the long record of Hate Hoaxes in America. Collectivist leaders on both the left and the right want to weaken the country with disunity and violence because divided populations are easier to manipulate and rule. –GEG

Freshman Representative Ilhan Omar Was Labeled Anti-Semitic for Saying the Pro-Israeli Lobby Influences Congress Through Donations

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) threatened sanctions against freshman Representatives Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) after they expressed concern that the the Israel lobby in the US, called AIPAC, by making massive donations to cooperative politicians, had gained too much control over US foreign policy. Omar responded by saying McCarthy’s threats were “all about the Benjamins” ($100 dollar bills). [We may or not agree with Omar, but it is a sad day when criticism of a lobby on behalf of a foreign government is seen as hatred of the people of that country. That’s like saying that opposition to the lobby of a drug company equates to hatred of the employees of that company.]

M.J. Rosenberg, who worked for AIPAC for years in the 70’s and 80’s, confirmed that Ilhan Omar’s tweet concerning AIPAC was correct and that political fundraising is a huge part of AIPAC’s operation. Rosenberg confirmed that AIPAC is a very organized money distribution system. [Are we now to conclude that Mr. Rosenberg is Anti-Semitic? –GEG

On Thursday, M.J. Rosenberg, who
has worked for AIPAC for years in the 70’s and 80’s, confirmed Ilhan
Omar’s controversial tweet concerning AIPAC – that it’s “all about the
Benjamins” (referring to $100 bills).

“In short, AIPAC’s political operation is used precisely as Representative Omar suggested”, Rosenberg wrote in The Nation. 

This is no small thing, and this
shows just how important this debate is – and it’s a debate that Ilhan
Omar sparked off. We should be ever so thankful for her person and her

Rosenberg is pushing back against
the Israel apologists who seek to shut this debate down. Forward editor
Batya Ungar-Sargon, who was actually the first inciter against Omar,
tried to downplay the money aspect in relation to AIPAC:

AIPAC, or the
American Israel Public Affairs Committee, is a pro-Israel lobbying group
that focuses on Israel education, trips to Israel for U.S. politicians,
its big yearly Policy Conference, and bills that push for pro-Israel
measures. In 2018, AIPAC spent $3,518,028; but none of that was to
individual candidates. AIPAC does not endorse candidates, nor does it
make campaign contributions, though its members and employees do.

But Rosenberg cuts through all of that:

Officially, of
course, AIPAC does not engage in political fundraising; it would be
illegal for it to do so, and the lobby is vehement on the point that it
doesn’t. And it is true that, to my knowledge, it does not directly
raise money to support or defeat candidates. But that is just a

He explains that “Political
fundraising is a huge part of AIPAC’s operation”, provides a long list
of job descriptions concerning this lobbying, and concludes:

Not mentioned is what
all the information is used for: political fundraising. That means
making sure that pro-Israel PACs know what to do with their money. And
making sure that individual donors know what to do with theirs. That is
why AIPAC has a large national political operation. If it were not in
the money-distribution business, it would simply rely on its legislative
department to lobby for and draft legislation for members of Congress.
Nor would its political director make a half-million dollars a year. In
short, AIPAC’s political operation is used precisely as Representative
Omar suggested.

In other words, it really is all
about the Benjamins, but people are shocked, shocked! – when Omar says
it. That’s Rosenberg’s line:

AIPAC denies
fundraising precisely the way Captain Renault in the film Casablanca
declared he was “shocked, shocked, to find that gambling is going on” in
his establishment. As he is saying it, one of the club’s crooks hands
him a wad of cash, saying, “Your winnings, sir.”

Rosenberg explains how the actual money-handling goes on in the side rooms of the AIPAC conferences:

AIPAC, of course,
denies that anyone raises money at its policy conference. And it’s true.
No one does… in the official AIPAC rooms. However, there are also the
side rooms, nominally independent of the main event but just down the
hall, where candidates and invited donors (only the really wealthy
donors get the invites) meet and decide which candidate will get what.
This arrangement is almost a metaphor for the whole AIPAC fundraising
operation. The side rooms are nominally not AIPAC, so AIPAC can deny
that any fundraising takes place at their conference. But in fact, they
are the most exclusive venues in the country for candidates to raise
money in the name of advancing the AIPAC cause.

This is certainly not the first
time Rosenberg comes out against AIPAC. And people like Alan Dershowitz
have pressed very hard to discredit him, as when he used the term
“Israel firsters” in 2012 and left Media Matters due
to the brouhaha. But he is a man with a record, having worked as a
Senate and House aide, at the State Department, and at Israel Policy
Forum. His words carry weight. And right now, they seem to carry more
weight than ever. Right now, people are listening.

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Former CBS Reporter Confirms Mainstream Media Liberal Bias, Says 85% of Journalists Are Registered Democrats

Former CBS chief foreign news correspondent, Laura Logan, called out the liberal bias and arrogance in mainstream media in a recent three hour and forty minute interview. She blamed the media for not pursuing objectivity anymore, arguing journalists have evolved into “political activists.” She said that 85% of journalists are registered Democrats. -GEG

Former CBS News foreign correspondent Lara Logan said “responsibility for fake news” begins with journalists as she berated the “liberal” media in a recent interview.

“The media everywhere is mostly liberal,” Logan said during a podcast with retired Navy SEAL Mike Ritland on Friday.

Logan, who said the interview was “professional suicide for me,” also blamed the media for not pursuing objectivity anymore, arguing journalists have evolved into “political activists.” Logan then compared American media to the Western Wall in Israel where women are given a smaller section of the wall to pray than men.

“To me, that’s a great representation of the American
media, is that in this tiny little corner where the women pray you’ve
got Breitbart and Fox News and a few others, and from there on, you have
CBS, ABC, NBC, Huffington Post, Politico, whatever, right? All of
them,” Logan said.

“And that’s a problem for me, because even if it was
reversed, if it was vastly mostly on the right, that would also be a
problem for me,” she added. “My experience has been that the more
opinions you have, the more ways that you look at everything in life.”

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