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Good fight, Daniel. Also, promise of a good year ahead of us

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Submitted by Michael S, Feb 16, 2017 at 14:20

"Pipes confirmed in an interview with Al-Watan that there is no need for the criticism directed by some at President Trump because of his attempts to deem the Brotherhood a terrorist organization, pointing out that this is not a radical step at all, especially since other countries in the Middle East, such as the UAE and Saudi Arabia, have already banned it."

Daniel might have added the elephant in the living room, Egypt. I wonder how many people realize, that out of an estimated 422 million Arabs, some 90 million of them live in the largest Arab country, Egypt-- a country which, along with Jordan, recognizes Israel as a country. On this score, the Emiratis are not far behind, having a "Taiwan-style" pseudo-embassy with the Jewish state.

It's good to see the Saudis with us on this "Muslim Brotherhood" deal as well; and I will add that Bashar Al-Assad's father wiped out the city of Homs fighting against the brotherhood years ago, when he was President of Syria. It's only peripheral countries like Turkey and Tripoli, that have any truck with the MB -- along, of course, with useful idiots like the EU and the likes of George Soros, who sing the praises of the "Brotherhood".

https://www.algemeiner.com/2016/10/10/how-george-soros-money-and-a-muslim-rights-group-undermined-homeland-security/

I am interested in Israel, and dedicated to its survival; but am not anywhere near as focused on that region as Daniel Pipes seems to be. As a result, I can't comment here as often as I would like (probably to Daniel's relief!) Still, I like to spout off now and then, on an eclectic bag of news items. Here are some nuggets:

1. "Geraldo Rivera Resigns From Yale Over College Name Change"

-- http://www.westernjournalism.com/geraldo-rivera-resigns-from-yale-over-college-name-change/

The "name change" in question, was the dumping of former US Vice-President John C. Calhoun, concerning which Geraldo tweeted,

"Slavery was abhorrent sin.Will #Yale students now petition to change name of #USA capital? #Washington was a slave holder as was #Jefferson

— Geraldo Rivera (@GeraldoRivera) February 13, 2017"

I also have been following "The Donald" at

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor

-- which, by the way, is the only place on the Internet wherein one can actually see the TRUTH of what the man actually SAYS, instead of the MSM spin about him that has infected many. His latest direction is:

Donald J. Trump ‏@realDonaldTrump 7h7 hours ago

"The spotlight has finally been put on the low-life leakers! They will be caught!"

I am glad to hear that. I do not want to see this country continue to be led by career bureaucrats, especially those appointed by Democrats. Senator Chuck Schumer has ridiculed Trump for what he saw as a "losing" battle against these entrenched interests; but I'm betting on "The Donald" to give Chuck AND his Intelligence Bureaucracy friends bloody noses.

This whole "leaks" attack against our country (via its Presidency) seems to me to be a red herring, to take us off the trail of some real diplomatic breakthroughs we have made with the Brits, Japanese, Indians and other important players (Our dealings with Australia can't be called a "breakthrough", since we're still holding the bag for Malcolm Turnbull's unwanted immigrants; but I would say we have not been this close with the Aussies for years, thanks to Mr. Trump).

Our relations with India are especially promising: We may have had to take "one step back" with the Chinese, agreeing to continue the "One China" charade; but at exactly the same time, President Modi of India has started to do our batting for us:

Posted at: Feb 15, 2017, 1:03 PM; last updated: Feb 15, 2017, 5:41 PM (IST)
"Chinese media warns India against playing Taiwan card"

-- http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/chinese-media-warns-india-against-playing-taiwan-card/364485.html

What DOESN'T seem to be in the news lately, is the real substance of what went on between US President Trump and Israel's PM Binyamin Netanyahu. This, also, if probably for the better; because the less the MSM gets to blab and lie about, the better it generally is for the Jewish people and Homeland. All in all, I think we'll be seeing a good year ahead of us under our current leadership.

God bless and keep you and yours, Daniel and readers.


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Ban the terrorist group "muslim brotherhood" [61 words]FranceMar 7, 2017 17:28237210
Good fight, Daniel. Also, promise of a good year ahead of us [692 words]Michael SFeb 16, 2017 14:20236767
The Arab PA Must also be classified as a terror Organization [225 words]YJ DraimanFeb 12, 2017 11:51236663
1What alternative did Trump have? [186 words]Gene TagliaFeb 12, 2017 11:48236662
The judges are small... small... small [154 words]Michael SFeb 20, 2017 15:53236662
Iran Oil Wealth Over Iran & Venezuela [167 words]DENNIS ALLEN DURKOPFeb 11, 2017 23:15236643

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