Here is legislation that should be supported by every freedom-loving American. A Texas Republican congressman, Rep. Brian Babin, last Wednesday introduced the Resettlement Accountability National Security Act, H.R. 3314, which would immediately suspend Obama’s disastrous and dangerous refugee resettlement program, pending a complete review of its federal, state and local costs.
Those costs are not just financial. Rep. Babin explained: “It is extremely unsettling that the Obama administration would continue to expand the U.S. resettlement program at such an irresponsible pace in light of our economic and national security challenges. While this program may be warranted in certain situations, it is continuing at an unchecked pace. For the past decade the U.S. has been admitting roughly 70,000 new refugees a year, with little understanding of the economic and social costs on our communities.”
The social costs are incalculable. Obama has been importing hundreds of thousands of Muslims under the Refugee Resettlement Program. Despite the spike in jihad plots and attacks in the U.S. and the genocide of non-Muslims under Shariah, Obama remains unmoved. Under Obama, it’s a world where arrogance rules.
Babin’s bill would put a check on this program.
“Our legislation,” he said, “institutes a common-sense pause in the program so that we can better understand the long-term and short-term costs that this program has on local governments, states and U.S. taxpayers. It also gives us an opportunity to examine potential national security issues related to entry and resettlement, particularly as federal law enforcement officials are increasingly concerned about home-grown terrorists.”
Babin is right. It’s always a shock to people when they first find out how refugee resettlement works. Instead of giving refuge to the religious minorities who are persecuted, oppressed and subjugated under the Shariah, we are opening the floodgates to Islamic supremacists and jihadists. (More on Muslim immigration here.) The Obama administration has been and is importing hundreds of thousands of Muslims from jihad nations. No vetting for jihad is being done.
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The real victims of the global jihad are the Christians and religious minorities. They are not being offered refuge or asylum here in the U.S., or are held up by unspecified red tape. Obama is not bringing in persecuted Christians (“Christians, what Christians?”), Jews, Bahais, etc.; instead, he is bringing in hundreds of thousands of Muslims. The only refugees we should be resettling from the war-torn Middle East are those Christians and others who have been driven out of their homes by Islamic jihadists, or managed to escape before they were enslaved or massacred. Instead, the United States stands by while they are ethnically cleansed from their ancient homelands.
And what most folks don’t know is, it’s the Organization of Islamic Cooperation-driven United Nations that decides who gets refugee status. The mandate of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees determines which of the world’s “huddled masses” comes to the U.S. as humanitarian refugees.
Refugee resettlement is a euphemism for importing whole Muslim communities, importing jihad. Under the Refugee Resettlement Programs, Muslim communities in their entirety are imported into the United States from jihad nations. I have long documented the targeting of gateway cities (smaller cities) that are overwhelmed with Muslim refugee immigration from countries like Somalia – cities like Emporia, Kansas; Nashville; Greeley and Fort Morgan, Colorado; Lewiston, Maine, et al.
These programs are disastrous to the gateway cities designated for settlement. The sudden influx of refugees causes a drain on city resources that then leads these refugees to move elsewhere and create a drain on new communities, as shown in these reports. Obama has already imported hundreds of thousands of these “refugees,” and many, many more are coming.
The only thing more dangerous than the jihadists in our midst are their patrons and benefactors.
WND reported that “the refugee resettlement industry, which includes legions of immigrant rights advocates, lawyers and community organizing groups funded by George Soros, the Rockefeller and Ford foundations, among others, churned out a document in 2013 on how to deal with so-called ‘pockets of resistance.’ The document, authored by the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, one of the nine government contractors doing resettlement work, advised refugee advocates to research the backgrounds of local people who oppose resettlements and turn them over to the Southern Poverty Law Center for public shaming as ‘racists’ and ‘anti-Muslim’ bigots.”
This is further proof that the Southern Poverty Law Center, or SPLC, is nothing more than a smear machine designed to destroy the forces of good. These are the tactics of totalitarians and supremacists. And this is who the media turns to for comment on the work of my colleagues and me. There is not one mainstream media outlet that does not quote the SPLC libels when reporting on my work.
Freedom-loving Americans must understand that this is what every one of us, the individual, is up against: a billion-dollar machine of destruction and hate. Churchill said of Islam: “No stronger retrograde force exists in the world.” And I would add one thing.No stronger retrograde force exists in the America today than the left.
The Democrats have made refugee resettlement a lucrative business for agencies like Church World Service, Ethiopian Community Development Council, Episcopal Migration Ministries, Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, International Rescue Committee, U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and World Relief Corporation. These voluntary agencies are paid by the State Department to place refugees in American cities and towns – and they get $12 to $20 billion every year to do it.
Ironic how most of these agencies represent religions that are being persecuted and slaughtered by these very Muslim communities.
For Democrats, says Ann Corcoran of Refugee Resettlement Watch, all this is “driven by progressives looking for reliable left-wing Democrat voters; that’s a driving force. I think there’s a certain amount of just wanting to rub diversity in the noses of conservative communities and places where there isn’t a lot of diversity and just bringing them in and push the whole multicultural meme on us.”
This will forever be a bloody stain on an anti-American, anti-freedom, jihad-aligned presidency. It is more of the poison fruit from the party of treason.
Contact your representative here. Insist that he or she support Babin’s bill to put a stop to this madness.
BY MEGAN FOX
What are they…chicken parts?
An unknown (not for long) blogger by the name of “SkepChick” (or Rebecca Watson) has written a profanity-laced screed titled “Planned Parenthood is Not Selling Baby Parts, You F*cking Idiots,” accompanied by a snarky video to defend the scavenging of aborted baby organs by Planned Parenthood that by now, we have all seen on undercover video. Chunky hipster glasses aside, her explanation for what you have seen is one of the ugliest yet. This is the classic “You didn’t see what you thought you saw so forget you saw it and believe me instead” explanation of the Left. They have done this successfully so many times that they think it’s going to work again. It’s not. Here are the reasons this article and Watson’s crappy lie-filled defense are going to flop…spectacularly.
1. Baby parts are not necessary for medical advancement.
90% of [abortions] are in the first trimester when it’s about size of a kidney bean, so they do see some pieces of fetal tissue. Which are just going to be thrown away in the garbage, but which the patient can instead choose to donate to important medical research.
First, thank you, Rebecca, for pointing out that countless babies are tossed out like garbage. If you think that makes Planned Parenthood look good, please keep it coming. What kind of medical research is she talking about? The kind that yields no results. From Breitbart [emphasis mine]:
Dr. Michelle Cretella, president of the American College of Pediatricians (ACPEDS), actually goes one step further.
“Let’s be clear: selling organs of aborted babies for fetal tissue research is unnecessary and prolongs human suffering…Fetal tissue research, like embryonic stem cell research, has failed to produce a single successful treatment for human disease, and both have been associated with significant side-effects including overgrowth of cells and the need for immunosuppressive chemotherapy… Adult stem cell research, in contrast, has yielded treatments for 73 different diseases including several forms of cancer, diabetes, Parkinson’s, cardiac disease, autoimmune illnesses and more. Adult stem cells do not overgrow or require immunosuppression, and most importantly, they do not require the killing of innocent human life.”
I can hear Watson screeching like a vampire being doused in garlic holy water: ”You’re quoting Breitbart News!!!” So if that doesn’t do it for you, how about CNN, which admits that although the polio vaccine was created with fetal kidney tissue, other human cells that don’t require crushing a baby to death are now used with technology that wasn’t available when the vaccine was made. CNN has doctors admitting they don’t really need fetal tissue (or dead baby parts) and can use cord blood or adult stem cells instead.
The use of fetal tissue may also be supplanted in some cases by cells from umbilical cord blood [according to] Amy Hudson, associate professor of microbiology and molecular genetics at Medical College of Wisconsin
Further googling reveals zero huge advancements using fetal tissue dead baby parts, just a bunch of worthless experimentation. Do you know what most people call that? Unethical human experimentation. We should ask ourselves if any advancement is worth the cost. Rebecca continues,
How dare Planned Parenthood allow women to aid in the research and treatment of conditions like H.I.V. and Parkinson’s disease, when instead those women could just be throwing that tissue in the garbage!
Dead baby parts have not cured AIDS or Parkinson’s (a thing they have been promising us for decades). Further, a Google search of “fetal tissue treatment for Parkinson’s” brought up one article from 1990 in the New York Times titled “Fetal Tissue Seems to Aid Parkinson Patient.” Since then, nothing that Google can find. You would think if fetal tissue dead baby parts had created some amazing treatment for Parkinson’s patients, we would certainly know about it. As noted by CNN, adult stem cells, where no killing is required, yield the most exciting discoveries in medical science and a simple online search finds hundreds of success stories in 2015, not 1990. Here’s a guy who couldn’t walk, but now can, no fetal tissue dead baby parts required!
2. The videos are not misleading.
This is their favorite excuse. The videos are “edited.” Watson whines:
And then there’s the fact that the group releasing this video are some of the same people who worked for the group Live Action, which is best known for…editing together misleading videos attacking Planned Parenthood.
The Center for Medical Progress has put all the unedited footage on its website so…..not edited. There are hours and hours. Feel free to watch it, Rebecca. Is the charge that CMP edited in someone else besides Planned Parenthood butchers cheerfully chirping, “It’s another boy!” while tearing dead baby legs apart? Because that’s just crazy. You don’t like what they got caught saying, I’m sure, but don’t insult our intelligence with stupid lies.
BY DAN CALABRESE
And that means the deal can’t possibly be legal.
Rob told you earlier that the Obama Administration admits what everyone could plainly see about why the Iran nuclear deal wasn’t treated as a treaty. Because the Constitution requires treaties to be ratified by the Senate, and Obama and Kerry know there’s no chance of that happening with this turkey.
That’s obviously a blatant disregarding of the Constitution, but that’s hardly unusual for this administration. What is harder to understand is why a Republican Congress went ahead and passed the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act, which created a statutory if clearly unconstitutional process by which Obama can still get something like congressional approval even if all he’s doing is just barely sustaining the veto of an act of disapproval. There is already a process by which the president can get approval. It’s called treaty ratification, and it requires two-thirds of the Senate. For congressional Republicans to give Obama an alternative to that is one of the most mind-blowingly stupid things I can ever remember them doing. And that’s saying something.
But it gets worse. Senator Tom Cotton, writing in collaboration with Congressman Mike Pompeo, explains in today’s Wall Street Journal that Obama isn’t even meeting the low bar of legality set by this law. Because in submitting the agreement for approval (which, remember, is presumed unless Congress passed a veto-proof bill of disapproval), Obama is failing to meet a requirement clearly spelled out in the act to submit the details of all side agreements – including those between Iran and the UN.
Cotton and Pompeo make it clear there is no room for confusion or interpretation on this point. It’s right in the act:
During a recent trip to Vienna to meet with the International Atomic Energy Agency, the organization charged with verifying Iran’s compliance, we learned that certain elements of this deal are—and will remain—secret. According to the IAEA, those involved with the negotiations, including the Obama administration, agreed to allow Iran to forge the secret side deals with the IAEA on two issues.
The first governs the IAEA’s inspection of the Parchin military complex, the facility long suspected as the site of Iran’s long-range ballistic-missile and nuclear-weapons development. The second addresses what—if anything—Iran will be required to disclose about the past military dimensions of its nuclear program.
Yet the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act specifically says that Congress must receive all nuclear agreement documents, including any related to agreements “entered into or made between Iran and any other parties.” It expressly includes “side agreements.” This requirement is not strictly limited to agreements to which the U.S. is a signatory. This law passed in May, well before the nuclear negotiations ended. The Obama administration should have held firm in negotiations to obtain what was necessary for Congress to review the agreement. Iran, not the U.S., should have conceded on this point.
Weaponization lies at the heart of our dispute with Iran and is central to determining whether this deal is acceptable. Inspections of Parchin are necessary to ensure that Iran is adhering to its end of the agreement. Without knowing this baseline, inspectors cannot properly evaluate Iran’s compliance. It’s like beginning a diet without knowing your starting weight. That the administration would accept side agreements on these critical issues—and ask the U.S. Congress to do the same—is irresponsible.
It’s irresponsible in the extreme, but what’s new? That’s how the Obama White House always acts. What really matters now is what Congress will do. If Obama has not submitted all the information the act requires, then Congress cannot hold a vote and it should instead make clear that he is in violation of the law and there is no agreement with Iran.
If Mitch McConnell and John Boehner hold a vote on the agreement when Obama hasn’t submitted all the information the law requires, they are once again facilitating his lawlessness. This should be non-negotiable. It’s right in the law Obama signed. No compliance, no vote, no agreement with Iran. And if Obama wants to proceed regardless as if the agreement is in force, which he will, then he should be impeached and removed from office.
What kind of pathetic country are we if we keep putting up with this?
BY CASSY FIANO
Things are looking bad for John Boehner. The Speaker of the House will apparently be losing his leadership role, as he can’t get the votes to remain speaker.
Breitbart News Sunday on Sirius XM Patriot Radio spoke to Florida Republican Congressman Ted S. Yoho, a serious voice for conservatives who believe in limited government, fiscal conservatism, personal responsibility, and free enterprise.
Speaking to Breitbart’s senior investigative political reporter Matthew Boyle, Yoho explained why he signed on as a co-sponsor to Rep. Mark Meadows bid to unseat Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner.
Yoho said that Boehner spends too much time retaliating against conservatives and has let Obama basically get whatever he wants.
Yoho confirmed that a vote to keep Boehner as the speaker of the House was postponed last week — because Boehner was having difficulty whipping enough votes to get re-elected as the leader in the House.
Pretty much no one likes John Boehner, and apparently, that’s not limited to just us regular Americans — it looks like his fellow politicians can’t stand him, too. But don’t worry too much for Boehner… a few bottles of spray tan and he’ll get over it just fine.
The defense of Planned Parenthood by the media and politicians is disheartening and disgusting. New videos released last week by the Center for Medical Progress prove that doctors and executives working for Planned Parenthood have committed gruesome crimes that makeDr. Gosnell’s clinic of horrors look tame. Planned Parenthood Federation CEO Cecile Richards has vehemently denied any charges of profiting over the sale of ‘fetal tissue’ a sanitized way of describing aborted baby body parts, yet the videos show clear evidence otherwise.
In the very first video by CMP, Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s Director of Medical Services Dr. Nucatola states between gulps of wine and mouthfuls of salad:
“We’ve been very good at getting heart, lung, liver, because we know that, so I’m not gonna crush that part, I’m gonna basically crush below, I’m gonna crush above, and I’m gonna see if I can get it all intact.”
This appears to be crushing evidence of a callous indifference for human life and the constraints of federal laws banning late term abortion on the part of PPFA’s leadership.
CMP footage of clinic directors haggling over prices, jokingly discussing luxury vehicle purchases from the resulting profits and gruesome images of bloody pie dishes, disprove critics who suggest the videos were heavily edited. Technicians are trained to sort through the body parts in the pie dishes with tweezers, separating and locating the valuable bits to secure them for sale to Stem Partners.
In anticipation of a video showing three top executives from Stem Partners at lunch discussing procuring babies born alive and killed for sale of their organs, the company secured an injunction preventing release of the footage. No matter, discussion of “intact remains” is included in other footage already released to the public.
Rocky Mountain Planned Parenthood of Colorado features prominently in the fourth video; as a technician sorts through fetal remains in a petri dish, their V.P and Medical Director negotiates the sale of baby body parts. In an unrelated development Alliance Defending Freedom filed a complaint against Rocky Mountain Planned Parenthood after learning of a 13-year-old girl brought in for an abortion by her rapist/sexual predator. Rocky Mountain Planned Parenthood performed the abortion but didn’t report the abuse. Criminal.
Then there’s the spending; $548 million dollars of taxpayer funds are sent to Planned Parenthood on a yearly basis. Another $612 million dollars earmarked for “reproductive health services” go to USAID for abortions abroad.
Senator Harry Reid, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest and a host of politicians have begun trotting out the “you wish to destroy women’s health services” defense. Are they unaware that the Affordable Care Act provides for each and every service that Planned Parenthood does and all of the others that they do not?
Lest we forget, Planned Parenthood does not perform mammograms. They do perform cursory breast exams, which they call screenings, which most women perform on themselves on a monthly basis. STD testing, pap smears, prescriptions for birth control, can all be obtained from an actual doctor of obstetrics and gynecology through Medicaid, a plan through the ACA or at a free clinic of which there are over 9,000 operating in the U. S.
Planned Parenthood has begun circulating information to rally their supporters, some of whom are reeling with disgust from the latest allegations. They claim that they see 2.7 million patients a year, and defunding them would leave a gaping hole in the reproductive health care system. Of course there is an alternative that is more numerous than Planned Parenthood and comes without all of the intendant human body part trafficking baggage: Community Health Centers.
According to Planned Parenthood’s own website (accessed 7/19/205 before the so called “hacking”) they currently operate 666 facilities, some states having only one facility. In stark contrast there are 9,069 federally funded Community Health Centers operating in all 50 states.
Although the abortion giant has taken to whining about defunding efforts; don’t be fooled, they are a formidable enemy. Planned Parenthood has assets in excess of $1.4 billion and excess revenue of $124 million. The $528 million in taxpayer dollars amounts to roughly one third of their income. Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards makes well over $500,000 dollars a year. Planned Parenthood is a funnel for taxpayer dollars to Democrats. In 2014, the abortion giant spent 15 million on Democratic candidates, which is why not one of the Democrats in the Senate or House is willing to join an effort to defund.
The affordable care act permits individual state exchanges to award grants to Planned Parenthood, prompting the Washington, DC exchange to award Planned Parenthood $375,000 dollars of taxpayer funds, kind of like a kickoff gift to celebrate the passage and implementation of the ACA.
Americans have had enough of the excuses and whitewashing of what is clearly an organized crime syndicate hell-bent on selling human baby parts for cash. Instead of crushing unborn babies for their parts as Dr. Nucatola so disgustingly described, we should crush Planned Parenthood out of existence, by defunding it and prosecuting its executives for their criminal behavior.
We can only hope that they will prevail, one way or the other. It could be the only hope for the free world.
“Majority of House Backs Resolution to Kill Iran Deal,” by Adam Kredo, Washington Free Beacon, August 3, 2015:
A majority of House lawmakers now support a resolution to reject the recently signed nuclear agreement with Iran, marking another blow to the White House’s aggressive push to convince Congress to back the deal, according to sources on Capitol Hill.
At least 218 Republican lawmakers have signed on to support a resolution expressing “firm disapproval” of the nuclear deal, which would provide Iran with billions of dollars in sanctions relief while enabling it to continue work on ballistic missiles and other nuclear research.
The measure, which is being led by Rep. Peter Roskam (R., Ill) and was first reported by the Washington Free Beacon, comes as Congress takes 60 days to review the deal before voting on it.
Many lawmakers, including a growing number of Democrats, have come out against the deal, citing concerns it does not do enough to limit Iran’s nuclear program.
Critics remain most concerned about portions of the deal that will ban U.S. inspectors from Iran’s nuclear sites and remove restrictions on the Islamic Republic’s ballistic missile program.
The Obama administration has launched an aggressive push to sell the deal, both on Capitol Hill and among the public. President Barack Obama and other senior administration officials have been holding conference calls with liberal groups to sell the deal and put pressure on Congress.
Support for the resolution rejecting the deal is a sign that many lawmakers have made up their minds well before the congressional review period expires.
At least three members of the House leadership, as well as 18 of 22 House committee chairmen and 23 of the 25 GOP members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, have already signed on to back the resolution, according to figures provided by congressional sources.
House Freedom Caucus Chair Jim Jordan (R., Ohio) and Republican Study Committee Chair Bill Flores (R., Texas) also back the measure.
More and more lawmakers are deciding to oppose the deal on a daily basis, Roskam told the Free Beacon.
“Time is not the friend of this deal. The more time Members spend evaluating this agreement, the more they realize it’s an historic mistake,” Roskam said. “While the administration continues to flaunt a false choice between this deal and war, Secretary [John] Kerry said repeatedly over the course of the negotiations that he would walk away from a bad deal.”
However, “if that was the case, then surely there was an alternative besides this dangerous agreement and war,” Roskam said. “Congress and the American people believe a better agreement is still achievable, and we can start by walking away from this one. This is why a majority of the House is already prepared to vote against this deal.”
Congress will “do everything in our power to shut down an accord that so utterly fails to shut down Iran’s nuclear program,” he said.
The resolution explicitly states that Congress disapproves of the nuclear deal and reiterates support to stop Iran from building a nuclear weapon.
The resolution also rejects key portions of the deal, including ones that provide Iran billions of dollars in assets and approve the Islamic Republic’s right to construct ballistic missiles and freely purchase arms.
In addition, it highlights that the deal “allows key restraints on Iran’s nuclear program to expire within 10 to 15 years, including those on Iran’s domestic uranium enrichment program and heavy-water reactor at Arak.”
“The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action [JCPOA] fails to address Iran’s egregious human rights record, Iran’s role as the world’s leading state sponsor of international terrorism, and Iran’s unjust imprisonment of innocent United States citizens,” the resolution states.
Roskam has spoken to colleagues about the resolution since spearheading it several weeks ago, according to sources familiar with the situation. The lawmaker spent most of last week on the floor wrangling support for the resolution.
Rep. Mac Thornberry (R., Texas), chair of the powerful Armed Services Committee, became the 218th co-sponsor of the resolution on Friday, when he called Roskam to lend his support, sources said.
Thornberry had been withholding judgment of the deal until he was able to grill senior Obama administration officials about it during a hearing last week.
Roskam will speak to House Democrats about the measure over the August recess to secure a veto-proof majority, sources said.
A senior congressional aide familiar with the effort said the administration is failing to convince lawmakers to back the deal.
“It appears the administration’s sales pitch for this deal is falling on deaf ears. Closed-door briefings and public hearings have apparently left Members with more questions than answers, and the administration’s decision to circumvent Congress by first bringing the deal to the UN infuriated key Democrats who are otherwise loyal to the president,” the source said.
“This level of opposition so early in the review period indicates that Congress really has a chance of killing the agreement. What Congressman Roskam has done—securing 218 commitments from Members vote against the deal in just two weeks—is a rather remarkable feat. He still has more work to do, but this is an impressive start,” the source added.
In the weeks since the deal was signed, critics have warned that it will only embolden Tehran’s intransigence, including its illicit nuclear relationship with North Korea.
Meanwhile, Iranian officials have downplayed comments by the Obama administration maintaining that the deal shuts down Iran’s pathway to the bomb while imposing a strict inspections regime.
Hamid Baeidinejad, an official in the Iranian foreign ministry and one of the country’s nuclear negotiators, claimed in an interview that “the remarks by the western officials are ambiguous comments which are merely uttered for domestic use and therefore we should say that there is no ambiguity in this [nuclear] agreement.”