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8 Syrians caught sneaking across U.S.-Mexico border. Obama threatens to veto refugee-vetting bill

Thanks to Obama and Congress, we already have a huge problem with Central American “migrants” illegally swarming across the U.S.-Mexico border. There have also been reports of Muslim terrorists among the illegal migrants.

Now add Syrian “refugees” to the border invaders.

Syrian refugees (Photo credit: Lynsey Addario/NYT)

Syrian refugees (Photo credit: Lynsey Addario/NYT)

Brandon Darby and Ildefonso Ortiz report for, Nov. 18, 2015, that two U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents told Breitbart Texas that 8 Syrian illegal aliens attempted to enter Texas from Mexico in the Laredo Sector.

Speaking on the condition of anonymity, the federal agents said eight Syrians, in two separate “family units,” were apprehended on Monday, November 16, 2015, at the border in Laredo, Texas, also known officially as Port of Entry 1.

Lending credence to the agents’ claim, local president of the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) Hector Garza said that Laredo Border Patrol agents have been officially contacting the organization with concerns over reports from other federal agents about Syrians illegally entering the country in the Laredo Sector.

Garza, who is also a border patrol agent, told Breitbart Texas, “Border Patrol agents who we represent have been contacting our organization to voice concerns about reports from other agents that Syrians crossed the U.S. border from Mexico in the Laredo Sector. Our agents have heard about Syrians being apprehended in the area from other federal agents. At this time, I cannot confirm or deny that Syrians have crossed, for security reasons.”

Garza explained that in matters as sensitive as Syrians crossing the border from Mexico, it would be highly unlikely that federal agencies would publicize it or inform a broad group of law enforcement. But he said that NBPC Local 2455 is taking the reports seriously and that they “will be issuing an officer safety bulletin advising Border Patrol agents to exercise extra precautions as they patrol the border.”

Breitbart Texas can confirm that a Syrian did attempt to enter the U.S. illegally through Texas in late September. The Syrian was caught using a passport that belonged to someone else, but U.S. authorities decided against prosecuting anyone involved due to “circumstances.”

Obama favors illegals over vets

Meanwhile, POS Obama already is threatening to veto House bill H.R. 4038, aimed at strengthening Syrian refugee screening.

H.R. 4038: American SAFE Act of 2015 would “require that supplemental certifications and background investigations be completed prior to the admission of certain aliens as refugees, and for other purposes.”

Rep. Michael McCaul

The Wall Street Journal reports that House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R., Texas) and Rep. Richard Hudson (R., N.C.), introduced a bill late Tuesday, which would freeze and overhaul the process used to vet refugees. The FBI would replace the Department of Homeland Security as the primary agency in conducting background checks to certify that any incoming refugee isn’t a national-security threat. 

According to Fox News, the bill would require several top security officials to certify that each refugee is not a security threat to the U.S., before a refugee from Iraq or Syria can be admitted. 

Floor action on the bill may be as early as today, Nov. 19.

Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA)

Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA)

Although several high-ranking House Democrats, including Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA), said they would vote against the bill, saying its language would effectively freeze the program for years, the House is expected to easily pass the proposed bill.

The prospects in the Senate are unclear. That other POS, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky), has also called for a “pause” in admitting Syrian refugees, but he hasn’t yet said whether the Senate would take up the bill.

Yesterday, Obama threatened to veto the bill, saying it would add unnecessary hurdles to an already-rigorous screening process. A White House statement insisted that the changes called for under the bill would create “significant delays and obstacles” for the existing vetting program, and that “Given the lives at stake and the critical importance to our partners in the Middle East and Europe of American leadership in addressing the Syrian refugee crisis … [Obama] would veto the bill.”

Blah, blah, blah.

Here’s what you can do:

1. Tell your representatives and senators to vote “Yes” on H.R. 4038: The American SAFE Act of 2015. To contact your reps, go here.

2. Tell Sen. Mitch McConnell, the Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate, to take up H.R. 4028. Click here.

3. Sign Grassfire’s “Stop the Refugees from Jihadist Nations” petition. To sign, click here.

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Europe’s “refugee” crisis is coming to America: 10,000 Syrians already here; Obama plans to bring in many times more

Thus far, the U.S. has been spared Europe’s “refugee” crisis because of accessibility — the “refugees” and “migrants” would have to cross the Atlantic Ocean to get here.

But Obama won’t let that geographical obstacle stop him. He is planning to bring  in tens of thousands of refugees from just Syria, and who knows how many more from other Muslim countries.

The New York Times on Oct. 21, 2015 claimed that, since the Syrian civil war began 4 years ago — a war that Obama and the Western powers have inflamed and fomented by actively aiding the so-called “rebels” among whom are al-Qaeda and ISIS jihadists — “just 1,854 Syrian refugees have been admitted to the United States.” Those Syrians have been placed in 130 towns and cities (see map below).

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Syrian refugees in the U.S.

The NYT described those resettled Syrians as “among the most vulnerable people in the war: single mothers and their children; religious minorities; victims of violence or torture.” Although some were resettled in large cities like Houston, most were sent to more affordable, medium-size cities by the nine “voluntary agencies” that handle refugee resettlement. To illustrate, Boise, Idaho, has accepted more refugees than New York and Los Angeles combined; Worcester, Mass., has taken in more than Boston.

“Voluntary agencies” sound noble, but the term simply means non-profits, some of which are religious or faith-based organizations. According to the DHS’s Office of Refugee Resettlement, the 9 non-profits that are paid by the government U.S. taxpayers to resettle “refugees” are:

  1. Church World Service (CWS)
  2. Ethiopian Community Development Council (ECDC)
  3. Episcopal Migration Ministries (EMM)
  4. Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS)
  5. International Rescue Committee (IRC)
  6. US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI)
  7. Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services (LIRS)
  8. United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)
  9. World Relief Corporation (WR)

Note that at least 5 of the 9 are faith-based organizations — so much for religious groups’ tax-exempt status in exchange for their being apolitical. More than that, working hand-in-glove with the federal government in resettling “refugees” as well as illegal migrants is a lucrative business for churches and faith-based groups. (See “Collusion of Church & State in Invasion of Illegals: $182M to house ‘unaccompanied children’ for just 4 months”)

Recall that the New York Times on Oct. 21, 2015 claimed that “just” 1,854 Syrian refugees had been resettled in the U.S.

Less than a month later on November 15, Clash Daily reports that the first wave of Syrian “refugees” has arrived, flown to the U.S. by the International Organization for Migration, which will be reimbursed by the State Department for the airfare.

According to the French news wire Agence France-Presse, 10,000 Syrian “refugees” recently arrived in New Orleans and will be resettled in Louisiana and 180 other American communities where they will be “aided” within the first 30 to 90 days in settling and finding employment in the area. After approximately 90 days, refugees are no longer eligible for the State Department-funded support that they were receiving through migrant and refugee “voluntary agencies”. However, they will be eligible for “support programs” through the Department of Health and Human Services.

It is unclear how much the screening process for the 10,000 Syrian refugees will cost American taxpayers. Last year, the State Department spent $1.1 billion resettling people from around the world in the U.S., which comes to about $16,000 per person — a figure that does not include later “support programs” or welfare.

Those 10,000 Syrians are merely the first wave.

The New York Times reports that on Sept. 27, 2015, Secretary of State John Kerry said the Obama administration will increase the number of worldwide refugees the U.S. accepts each year to 100,000 by 2017, a significant increase over the current annual cap of 70,000. Kerry said the United States would explore ways to increase the overall limit of refugees beyond 100,000, while carrying out background checks to ensure that their numbers are not infiltrated by terrorists.

The advocacy group has been pressing the United States to take 100,000 Syrians next year, while complaining that even “this minimal increase for next year is certainly not a strong response to the largest refugee crisis since World War II.”

Under the new plan announced by Kerry, the limit on annual refugee visas would be increased to 85,000 in 2016. The cap would then rise to 100,000 the following year. 

Sean Hannity is being derided for falling for a parody site’s claim that Obama plans to bring 250,000 Syrian refugees to America. But if you add the 11,854 Syrians already here to the 85,000 (for 2016) and the 100,000 (for 2017), you get a total of 196,854 Syrian refugees brought into the United States in the next two years, which is not that different from the 250,000 figure.

We don’t know nor will we be told how many of those tens of thousands of Syrian refugees are Muslims, instead of Christians.

Syrians are only a portion of the “refugee” crisis. Thus far, about four million Syrians have fled to other countries; hundreds of thousands of others from the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia have been pouring into Europe.

The three largest groups of refugees admitted to the U.S. last year were from Iraq, Somalia and Bhutan. Syrians were at the bottom of the list of nationalities. If 197,000 Syrians will be resettled in the U.S. by 2017, we can imagine what the total number of “refugees” coming to America will be.

In the meantime, America’s national debt continues to escalate to an official figure of $20 trillion (and an unofficial estimate of many times that).

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America’s state governors are beginning to say “No” to Obama’s refugee plans.

3 days after ISIS’s terrorist attacks in Paris, 13 U.S. state governors are refusing letting Syrian “refugees” resettle in their states. The states, in the order of stating their refusal, are North Carolina, Arizona, Florida, Ohio, Mississippi, Louisiana, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Texas, Arkansas, Michigan, Alabama. (Source: AP via Daily Mail).

Update (Nov. 17)

The number of refuseniks is now 25. It is noteworthy that 22 refusenik state governors are Republicans. (Breitbart)


Obama’s DOJ considers “racist” and “anti-government” Americans to be domestic terrorists

Remember that 2008 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) secret memo that identified Americans who love liberty, are “fiercely nationalistic,” “anti-global,” pro-life, pro-Second Amendment gun rights, Christian, and military veterans, to be “domestic terrorists”?

Now the POS is going one step further by creating a new position in the Department of Justice (DOJ) — the Domestic Terrorism Counsel — who is charged with coordinating investigations into “domestic terrorists,” specifically Americans who are “racist” (whatever that means) and “anti-government” (whatever that means).

Assistant Attorney General John Carlin

Eric Tucker reports for the AP, Oct. 14, 2015, that in a question-and-answer session after a George Washington University speech, Assistant Attorney General John Carlin, head of the DOJ’s national security division, said that while the international terror threat occupies the public attention, federal officials are just as concerned about domestic terrorism from Americans motivated by anti-government views and racist ideologies. 

Carlin said that Americans inspired by racial hatred (whatever that means) — but without any ties to established terror groups — are a “clear and present danger” to the public. He claimed that more Americans have been killed in recent years in attacks by domestic extremists than in attacks associated with international terrorist groups.

The new Domestic Terrorism Counsel will be the main point of contact for U.S. Attorney offices nationwide and will work to identify trends across cases, help shape strategy and analyze legal gaps that need to be closed.

By the latter the Obama administration seems to mean a specific legal gap between how the DOJ deals with “international” terrorists like Islamic State sympathizers and how it deals with “domestic terrorists.” In the case of IS sympathizers, they are routinely charged with providing material (financial) support to foreign terror groups. But, due to First Amendment concerns, there’s no comparable legal statute for “domestic terrorists” like Americans who aid white supremacist organizations.

Carlin said, “To do that for a group here would mean, based on who the group is and what they’re doing, that the entire group is designated as the terrorist group.” 

In other words, the DOJ is proposing that any and all Americans whom the Obama administration deems to be “racist” or “anti-government” would be designated as domestic terrorists. 

How does the Obama administration define “racist” or “anti-government”?:

  1. Is it by behavior, and if so, what specific behaviors constitute “racist” or “anti-government”?
  2. Or is the Obama administration defining “racist” and “anti-government” not just by behavior, but also by speech and thought? — which appears to be the case, given the administration’s identification of the First Amendment, with its guarantee of freedom of speech, as a legal obstacle to going after “domestic terrorists.”

Welcome to George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four.

To the liberals=Democrats=Progressives=socialists=commies who are applauding this chilling new notion of “domestic terrorists”:

Today, “racist” and “anti-government” Americans are designated to be “domestic terrorists.” Tomorrow, the definition of “domestic terrorists” may well be expanded to include liberals.

To those Americans (and who knows how many illegal aliens) who had voted for Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012:

May the fleas of a thousand camels infest your armpits.

Founding Fathers were domestic terrorists

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38 reasons why Obama is a Muslim

Obama in burkaH/t Barry Soetoro Esq.

The media, including “fair-and-balanced” Fox News, have been pummeling Donald Trump for the things he says. Now, he’s being pummeled for things he didn’t say, specifically for not saying that Obama is Christian.

Last Thursday (Sept. 17) night at a Trump rally in New Hampshire, a man said:

“We have a problem in this country. It’s called Muslims. We know our current president is one. You know he’s not even an American — birth certificate, man … We have training camps growing, where they want to kill us. That’s my question. When can we get rid of them?”

Trump responded, “This is how we’re starting? [Audience laugh] We’re going to be looking at a lot of different things. You know, a lot of people are saying that, and a lot of people are saying that bad things are happening out there. We’re going to look at that and plenty of other things.”

For not defending Obama — which, of course, Trump is under no obligation to do — Trump is being trounced by the usual jackals.

DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman-Schultz called Trump “vile” and “racist.” Hillary Clinton spit out this tweet: “Donald Trump not denouncing false statements about POTUS & hateful rhetoric about Muslims is disturbing, & just plain wrong. Cut it out.” (Source)

That same night, on Fox News’ The [Megyn] Kelly File, Kelly showed a clip from the Trump rally to her studio audience.

A blonde woman in a sleeveless black dress questioned Obama’s background and religion (2:37 mark) and said he is a Muslim. Kelly quickly interrupted her, “No, he isn’t.” The woman said, “Well, we don’t know.” To which, Kelly barked, “Yes, we do.”

Then, a black man (wearing glasses) sitting behind the woman jumped in and said that it’s up to Obama to disprove the rumors that he’s a Muslim. The man said:

“…there are large numbers of Americans who have problems with both the philosophical and religious background of [this] president. That’s not the American people’s [but] the president’s job to engage them….”

At which point, Kelly rudely interrupted the man, drowning his voice with her own, indignantly insisting that Obama “is not a Muslim” and that this “was made a campaign issue back in 2008,” which John McCain had “put to rest.”

Megyn Kelly, Mouth of Sauron

To Megyn Kelly, the new Mouth of Obama:

Here are 38 reasons why Americans who are not mind-numbed like you suspect Obama is not a Christian, but is a Muslim.

  1. It is Obama who said at an Islamic dinner, “I am one of you.”
  2. It is Obama who said in an ABC News interview, “My Muslim faith.”
  3. It is Obama who described the Muslim call to prayer as “the prettiest sound on earth.”
  4. It is Obama who gave $100 million in U.S. taxpayer funds to re-build foreign mosques.
  5. It is Obama who wrote that in the event of a conflict, “I will stand with the  Muslims.”
  6. It is Obama who assured the Egyptian Foreign Minister that “I am a Muslim.”
  7. It is Obama who bowed in submission before the Saudi King.
  8. It is Obama who sat for 20 years in Rev. Wright’s church in Chicago listening to Wright condemning Christianity and professing Marxism.
  9. It is Obama who exempted Muslims from penalties under Obamacare that the rest of us have to pay.
  10. It is Obama who purposefully omitted “endowed by our Creator” from his recitation of The Declaration Of Independence.
  11. It is Obama who mocked the Bible and Jesus Christ’s Sermon On The Mount while repeatedly referring to the “holy” Quran.
  12. It is Obama who traveled the Islamic world denigrating the United States Of America.
  13. It is Obama who instantly threw the support of his administration behind the building of the Ground Zero Victory mosque overlooking the crater of the World Trade Center.
  14. It is Obama who refused to attend the National Prayer Breakfast, but hastened to host an Islamic prayer breakfast at the White House.
  15. It is Obama who ordered both Georgetown and Notre Dame Universities to cover the cross before agreeing to speak there, but who has NEVER requested that the mosques he visited adjust their decor.
  16. It is Obama who appointed anti-Christian fanatics to his corps of “czars”.
  17. It is Obama who appointed rabid Islamists to the Department of Homeland Security.
  18. It is Obama who said that NASA’s “foremost mission” is an outreach to Muslim communities to boost their self-esteem.
  19. It is Obama who, as an Illinois Senator, thrice voted against the Born Alive Infant Protection Act in favor of infanticide.
  20. It is Obama who is the first President to not make a Christmas greeting from the White House, but instead decorated the White House’s Christmas tree with baubles of genocidal atheist Chairman Mao and transvestite Hedda Lettuce.
  21. It is Obama who curtailed the military tribunals of Islamic terrorists.
  22. It is Obama who refused to condemn the Muslim Fort Hood killer as an Islamic terrorist.
  23. It is Obama who refuses to speak out against the horrific treatment and execution-by-stoning of women in Muslim countries, but instead submitted Arizona to the UN for investigation of alleged human-rights abuses.
  24. It is Obama who, when queried in India, refused to acknowledge the true extent of radical global Jihadists, but instead profusely praised Islam in a country [India] that is 82% Hindu and the victim of numerous Islamic terrorist assaults.
  25. It is Obama who funneled $900 million in U.S. taxpayer dollars to Hamas, and military contracts to the Taliban and Al Qaeda.
  26. It is Obama who ordered the United States Postal Service to honor the Muslim holiday with a new commemorative Eid stamp.
  27. It is Obama who directed the U.S. embassy in the U. K. to conduct outreach to help “empower” the British Muslim community.
  28. It is Obama who embraced the fanatical Muslim Brotherhood in the “Arab Spring” that overthrew Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, who was America’s strongest ally in North Africa.
  29. It is Obama who forces taxpayers to fund mandatory Arabic language and culture studies in grammar schools across our country.
  30. It is Obama who follows the Muslim custom of not wearing any form of jewelry during Ramadan.
  31. It is Obama who departs for Hawaii over the Christmas season so as to avoid being criticized for not participating in seasonal White House religious events.
  32. It is Obama who, as president, has never ever gone to church on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day.
  33. It is Obama who who appointed as his chief adviser Valerie Jarrett, who is a member of the Muslim Sisterhood, an off-shoot of the Muslim Brotherhood.
  34. It is Obama who appointed a Muslim convert as CIA director.
  35. It is Obama whose secretary of state John Kerry said Muslim interests drive US plan for war.
  36. It is Obama who has opened the legal immigration floodgates to Muslims.
  37. It is Obama who receives the highest approval ratings from Muslim Americans.
  38. It is Obama whom a Pakistan Minister asked to be leader of all the world’s Muslims.

H/t Mike Gallagher (via Carl Gallups)


In 3½ months, residents of 5 states must use a passport to board domestic flights

Here’s yet another way our feral [sic] government is using the “War on Terror” to restrict our freedom.

On May 11, 2005, exploiting Americans’ fear of terrorism after 9/11, Congress and the Bush administration enacted the Real I.D. Act in the name of national security. (See “National ID card for every American)

Real I.D. is an effective National ID card. All 50 constituent States in America are required to federalize their driver’s licenses by making them conform to national federal standards. Even non-drivers will be issued an ID card, thereby putting the lie to Real ID being just a driver’s license. That ID card contains all sorts of information on you which are entered into a national database and accessible and shared by the 50 state authorities. The information includes:

  • Information that’s on your driver’s license now: birthdate and address;
  • Your Social Security number;
  • Proof of citizenship or immigration status;
  • Reportedly, biometric security features and RFID (radio-frequency identification) chips.

Nevada's Real ID card

But if you live in New York, Wisconsin, Louisiana, Minnesota and New Hampshire, beginning January 1, 2016, that is in 3 months 12 days, you will need a passport to board a commercial airplane, even for domestic flights. All other states will still be able to use their state-issued driver’s licenses and IDs, at least for now.

John Vibes reports for AntiMedia, Sept. 18, 2015, that the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Customs and Border Protection have declined to comment on why those 5 states have been singled out. Presumably, it is because those states’ driver’s licenses do not meet the Real ID requirements, although it is unclear just what those requirements actually are.

According to DHS’s guidelines on enforcement of the Real ID Act:

Secure driver’s licenses and identification documents are a vital component of our national security framework. The REAL ID Act, passed by Congress in 2005, enacted the 9/11 Commission’s recommendation that the Federal Government ‘set standards for the issuance of sources of identification, such as driver’s licenses.’ The Act established minimum security standards for license issuance and production and prohibits Federal agencies from accepting for certain purposes driver’s licenses and identification cards from states not meeting the Act’s minimum standards.  The purposes covered by the Act are: accessing Federal facilities, entering nuclear power plants, and, no sooner than 2016, boarding federally regulated commercial aircraft.

The Real ID act has been controversial since its initial proposal over ten years ago and is seen by many as a massive violation of privacy. One of the primary reasons it has taken the government so long to roll this program out is because the program is wildly unpopular and creates heavy backlash every time it appears in the news.


Obama to let in 10,000 Syrian refugees despite no way of identifying terrorists

Dr. Eowyn:

Obama did say when he was first elected in 2008 that he meant to “fundamentally transform” America.

The millions who voted, twice, to send this man to the White House will have to answer to their conscience for what they inflicted on America and the world.

Originally posted on Consortium of Defense Analysts:

Obama’s policy and conduct in the Middle East are nothing but a disaster.

The disaster began with his celebration of the so-called Arab Spring that brought the radical Muslim Brotherhood (MB) into power in Egypt and replaced the Khadaffi regime with chaos in Libya.

Then the premature withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq brought instead a new lethal threat of ISIS that now, as the Islamic State, controls a broad swath across Iraq and Syria. (See Blowback: ISIS leaders are former officers of Saddam Hussein’s army”)

Meanwhile, Obama is determined to do the same to Syria by arming and training so-called rebels who are every bit as extreme as the MB and ISIS, to topple the Assad government, under which Syrian Christians and Muslims have lived in peace. See:

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Where Have All the Crisis Actors Gone?

Originally posted on Memory Hole:, the website established to represent the collaboration between the Visionbox professional actors studio and FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute has been dormant since August 2014. This is according to information obtained from Internet Archive on June 15, 2015.


On July 29, 2014 a notice retrieved from Internet Archive for announces:


We apologize for the inconvenience, but Crisis Actors is currently undergoing maintenance.

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