Trump Taking U.S. to War In Syria To Avert Economic Disaster

With the U.S. economy entering dire territory that has even top bankers on edge, the Trump administration’s apparent desire to wage new wars is no surprise. Without a new military conflict, the permanent war economy of the United States could risk tanking entirely.
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    WASHINGTON, D.C.– Before the alleged gas attack in Syria’s Idlib Province could be independently confirmed, the Trump administration took the Syrian opposition at their word and blamed the Syrian government for the attack.

    In a scenario eerily reminiscent of 2013, the United States government, along with several other pro-intervention governments that have been funding and arming rebel and terror groups like the Al Nusra Front, have called for action to be taken against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, despite the fact that it has been internationally recognized for years that the Syrian government has no chemical weapons.

    On Wednesday, Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the UN, stated that the U.S. would be “compelled” to take action against Assad if the UN fails to do so, which is a near-certainty given the veto power of both China and Russia on the UN security council. However, Haley didn’t stop there, going on to blame both Russia and Iran for the Idlib attack, as well as stating “the truth is that Russia, Iran and [Syrian President Bashar] Assad have no interest in peace.”

    Trump and others in his administration have offered similar rhetoric, with Trump stating the following at a Wednesday press conference: “my attitude toward Syria and Assad has changed very much. What happened yesterday is unacceptable to me,” adding that “militarily, I don’t like to say when I’m going and what I’m doing. I’m not saying I won’t do anything one way or another.” Vice President Mike Pence told Fox News that “all options are all on the table,” including unilateral military action in Syria targeting the Assad regime. Those “hints” turned to reality early Friday morning when the U.S. launched 59 tomahawk missiles at a Syrian airbase allegedly connecting to the Idlib gas attack on Tuesday.

    Following the launch of airstrikes against the Assad regime, it has become clear that it is the Trump administration that has no interest in peace, perhaps out of necessity. As has been noted by political scientists and analysts for decades, the U.S. is a permanent war economy, entirely dependent on military and defense spending in order to generate economic growth. As Belgian political scientist Kris Roman told Sputnik in 2015: “the whole economy of [the U.S.]is built on the military theme — to maintain its economic growth, the United States needs a war every 4 years, otherwise the economic growth slows down, it’s not a secret.”

    With economic warning signs everywhere and growth slowing down substantially, Trump has no choice but to involve the U.S. in another war in order to “make America great again.” As Eric Peters, CIO of the prominent hedge fund One River Asset Management, said in mid-March, the odds of Trump succeeding in his domestic agenda is “zero in the absence of starting a new war.”

    The state of the U.S. economy is growing increasingly worse, as economic calamity already appears to be unfolding in ways unseen since the 2008 financial crisis. The bond market is crashing, the U.S. retail sector is collapsing and subprime auto loan losses are at their highest level since the last crisis. The last is particularly troubling, as these subprime auto loans, like the subprime mortgages of 2008, were bundled together and sold to investors as “securities,” meaning banks are in nearly the same position as they were in 2008 – except now they are much, much larger. Combine this with record low labor force participation, record national debt and slow economic growth and things begin to look increasingly bleak.

    Though the economic outlook has been dim for sometime, the stock market has consistently been a bright spot since the last crash, largely thanks to central bank policies that were enacted after 2008. While stocks soared after Trump’s election, the so-called “Trump rally” took a nose dive on March 21, culminating in the year’s worst day for stocks so far. The market still has yet to recover, with stocks continuing to perform poorly overall – sparking worry from investors and even big time bankers as investors pulled 14.5 billion dollars from U.S. stocks in a week.

    Things only became worse after the most recent Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting, where the Federal Reserve announced it was focused on deflating what “some members” of the FOMC had called a stock bubble, additionally warning that stock prices are overinflated. The bubble has been known for years, as Federal Reserve money printing, particularly “quantitative easing,” has pumped up stock prices and resulted in one of the longest bull markets in history – one that will end as soon as the bubble bursts.

    The negative response of the financial sector was immediate. On Tuesday, Jamie Dimon – CEO of JP Morgan and Chase bank – said “something is wrong” with the U.S. economy in his annual letter to shareholders. A day later, Mark Cudmore, Bloomberg’s former FX trader, stated that “it’s now a matter of when, not if, markets break down into a proper bout of risk aversion. As for timing, we’re debating the hour rather than the week.”

    With things so close to breaking down, Trump needs to act quickly to boost economic growth, lest the massive bubble the Federal Reserve has created since the 2008 crisis finally explodes and the entire economy careens out of control. Considering the U.S.’ dependence on war for economic growth, it is therefore convenient that Trump and his administration are already instigating a new war against not just Syria, but also Iran, Russia and whoever else they choose to target.

    Trump will have to choose between making the U.S. economy “great again” or giving up his anti-interventionist campaign promises due to the permanent war economy – he cannot have both. But the actions he and his administration have taken so far indicate that the choice has already been made.

     

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      • tapatio

        THE CREDIBILITY OF JAMES WHERRY (ad hominem drivel below) A SELF-STYLED “CHRISTIAN” ZIONIST (How can any human claim to follow Christ and promote the crimes of Zionism?) TROLL IN THE EMPLOY OF ISRAEL CAN BE JUDGED FROM WHAT HE IS…………………………

        JAMES WHERRY WAS STUPID ENOUGH TO USE HIS NAME AND A PHOTO THAT COULD BE TRACED. TURNS OUT THAT HE IS……………..

        1 A SELF-STYLED “CHRISTIAN” ZIONIST. THESE, AH, PEOPLE BELIEVE THAT, ONCE ALL OF THE JEWS ARE GATHERED IN PALESTINE, SOMETHING CALLED “ARMAGEDDON” WILL HAPPEN AND ALL OF THE “CHRISTIAN” ZIONISTS WILL BE WHISKED UP TO HEAVEN WITH THEIR BODIES INTACT IN THE HOLY 0RGASM THEY CALL THE “RAPTURE”. NOBODY HAS EVER EXPLAINED TO THE OTHER 99% OF CHRISTIANITY HOW THESE FUNDAMENTALISTS WHACK-A-MOLES CAN BELIEVE THAT JESUS OR HIS DAD WOULD EVER SUPPORT SUCH FANTASIES OR THE CRIMES SUPPORTED BY PSEUDO-CHRISTIAN ZIONISTS.

        2) A MAJOR IN THE US ARMY FROM “CIVIL AFFAIRS”. BABY-BOOMERS MIGHT RECALL THAT “CIVIL AFFAIRS” WAS PROMINENT IN THE “PHOENIX PROGRAM” IN VIETNAM……..THOSE WONDERFUL FOLKS WHO TOLD THE VIETNAMESE PEOPLE, “LOVE AMERICA OR WE’LL NAPALM YOUR VILLAGE.” WHERRY HAS ALSO BRAGGED ABOUT HELPING TO TRAIN THE STATE TERRORISTS OF UGANDA.

        3) A “GAY” PREDATOR THAT BOUGHT A BOY FROM THE PHILIPPINE SLUMS TO USE AS HIS SXX TOY. PRESUMABLY, THIS BOY HAS PAPERS CLAIMING THAT HE IS OF AGE. BUT, HE COULD PASS FOR A JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL KID AND YOU CAN HAVE A BIRTH CERTIFICATE MADE IN THE PHILIPPINES FOR $100..
        https://www.facebook.com/james.wherry.39

        http://www.ledger-enquirer.com/news/local/article29462263.html

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vtrbvD22CEQ

      • James Wherry

        “tapatio” glorifies war against the JEWS and ISRAEL. So which rich people is HE shilling for.

        Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh. . .

        https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/7304008eae73272ef3547c5d84b2e427a2c76fb19b4bb27dbe2c6b5afaef37ab.jpg

        Ahmadnijad: Arrested, Quizzed and Released.
        http://arabsaga.blogspot.com/2013/05/iran-ahmadinejad-arrested-quizzed-and.html

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      • James Wherry

        And just as I predicted, below:

        “McCain: Trump Administration Rhetoric ‘Probably Was Partially to Blame’ for Syria Chemical Attack”
        by PAM KEY | Breitbart | published on April 10, 2017

        Read more at 1776 Coalition: http://www.1776coalition.com/rise-up-1/mccain-trump-administration-rhetoric-probably-was-partially-to-blame-for-syria-chemical-attack/#ixzz4dqhpD1bj

        Ac-tu-lly, President Trump was courageous enough to step away from the former official policy of the Obama administration working for the ouster of Assad in a civil war it understood little (like it didn’t understand Libya). It got these responses:

        “[Democrat SEN] Kaine to Trump: Syria slaughter is now on your watch”
        Gabby Kaufman
        https://www.yahoo.com/news/kaine-trump-syria-slaughter-now-watch-162650098.html

        For those of you on the Left: these political nuts are YOUR less. And in other news, SEN McCain CONDEMNED President Trump, a few days ago, when President Trump’s SEC of State and UN Ambassador both stated that Assad’s future in Syria was up to the Syrian people.

        “McCain calls White House policy on Syria ‘disgraceful chapter’ in U.S. history”
        By Louis Nelson
        04/04/17 10:12 AM EDT

        http://www.politico.com/story/2017/04/white-house-trump-syria-john-mccain-236859

        There never was a “plot” by President Trump to get involved in another middle east war. He stuck his neck out with SEC Tillerson and Ambassador Haley’s statements, 2 weeks ago, that “removing Assad would no longer be a goal of the United States” and that “the people of Syria” would decide the fate of President Assad. Assad then uses chemical weapons and * POW * President Trump is now blamed by McCain for it.

        Those of you peddling the hoax that this was a “plot” by the administration are simply making up things as you go. Fake News.

      • James Wherry

        As I have said, cheapest shot you can take at a political opponent is to question their “motives.” Motives are nearly impossible to prove or disprove – which is what makes these crackpot allegations so cheap. The economy is doing fine and President Trump aims for a tax cut and infrastructure spending.

        More to the point, President Trump is NOT “taking America to war.” He could have hit Assad’s bunker, or Assad’s brother’s bunker. He could have taken out the entire Syrian military. Instead, his actions were reasonable and limited.

        But don’t blame Trump for any changes of heart: blame Assad. Last week, Secretary of State Tillerson and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley articulated an entirely new U.S. policy, that regime change and the removal of Bashir al-Assad would no longer be demands of the United States and that the leadership of Syria “Will be decided by the Syrian people.”

        MintPressNews should have been doing handstands and cartwheels. Instead, it just kept on spitting on President Trump. The comments, however, drew angry condemnation from Democratic Senator Tim Kaine and Republican Senator John McCain, calling Trump’s policy change “disgraceful.” http://www.politico.com/story/2017/04/white-house-trump-syria-john-mccain-236859

        In short, Trump stood up to his own party and the rest of the pro-war politicians in Washington DC. Those SAME politicians will now say that Tillerson and Haley’s comments gave Assad “a Green Light to murder his people.” MintPressNews disappoints. Sorry that MintPressNews wants this sort of propaganda.

      • James Wherry

        The jig is up.

        I notice that when this happened, Iran’s government IMMEDIATELY condemned the use of chemical weapons. Then, NPR interviewed a former Obama aide who had contact with Syrians – Shi’ites and Sun’ni, alike – and he reported the Syrians on the street were horrified at what Assad had done. And now this. . . .

        “Muqtada al-Sadr calls on US to stop meddling, Assad to resign”

        By Rudaw 8/4/2017
        http://www.rudaw.net/english/middleeast/syria/080420172

        Hey, I got my issues with Mookie, but in this instance, he’s alright.

      • tapatio
      • tapatio

        Global Warfare: “We’re going to take out 7 countries in 5 years: Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Libya, Somalia, Sudan & Iran”
        http://www.globalresearch.ca/we-re-going-to-take-out-7-countries-in-5-years-iraq-syria-lebanon-libya-somalia-sudan-iran/5166

        A Clean Break: A New Strategy for Securing the Realm (1996)
        http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article1438.htm

        “Israel can shape its strategic environment, in cooperation with Turkey and Jordan, by weakening, containing, and even rolling back Syria. This effort can focus on removing Saddam Hussein from power in Iraq — an important Israeli strategic objective in its own right”

        AND

        Rebuilding America’s Defenses: Strategy, Forces and Resources for a New Century (2000)
        http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/pdf/RebuildingAmericasDefenses.pdf

        “Further, the process of transformation, even if it brings revolutionary change, is likely to be a long one, absent some catastrophic and catalyzing event – like a new Pearl Harbor (9/11 – PERFECTION). Domestic politics and industrial policy will shape the pace and content of transformation as much as the requirements of current missions.” (p 63)

        AMERICA’S “RASPUTINS” RESPONSIBLE FOR PLANNING THE LAST 15 YEARS OF DEATH – JEWISH ZIONISTS ALL……………

        CLEAN BREAK

        Richard perle

        REBUILDING AMERICA’S DEFENSES

        Paul Wolfowitz
        William Kristol
        Alvin Bernstein
        Eliot Cohen
        David Epstein
        Donald Kagan
        Fred Kagan
        Robert Kagan
        Robert Killebrew
        Steve Rosen
        Gary Schmitt
        Abram Shulsky
        Dov Zakheim

        EVERY ONE OF THE TRAITORS LISTED ABOVE (except Robert Killebrew) IS A JEWISH DUAL ISRAELI/US CITIZEN – YET NEITHER THEY OR ANY OF THEIR ANCESTORS CAME FROM PALESTINE..

        • James Wherry

          “tapatio” is trying to manufacture a conspiracy theory – which he has now posted eight times, below – to pretend that Clinton, Bush, Obama and Trump all have an agenda to destroy Syria and these other nations. Granted, “tapatio” ignores the fact that Syria helped Iran and their jihadist henchmen murder thousands of American Soldiers in Iraq, but it’s still non-sense. A simple look at the facts proves it’s a lie:
          Where are these countries, now?

          1. Iraq – we established the first democratically-elected government there 60 years – now taking orders from Iran. http://www.washingtoninstitute.org/uploads/Documents/pubs/PolicyFocus111.pdf

          2. Iran – murdered U.S. Soldiers throughout the middle east, but no effort to punish it or get rid of its religious cult government.

          3. Lebanon – ? We sent Marines in to break up the fighting in 1983. Your buddies murdered them. We sent Col., (USMC ret.) William F. Higgins in to serve as a U.N. Observer in 1990. Same result.

          4. The Sudan? Other than blowing up O’Sama bin Laden’s chemical weapons factories, we’ve done
          nothing to it or the war criminal who runs it.

          5. Libya – Hey, George W. Bush made a deal with Mummar: Give up your chemical weapons and we’ll leave you alone. And HE did. Blame Obama.

          6. Syria? President Trump’s actions do NOTHING to oust Assad. President Trump even went so far as to amend American policy to state his removal would no longer be our policy, and that it would be “up to the
          Syrian people.” Then your buddy gassed his people for the NINTH time.

          7. Somalia: Didn’t have a government in 30 years. Now, thanks to U.S. support and AMISOM, it
          does.

      • tapatio

        JAMES WHERRY, WHOSE ENDLESS HATE MONGERING IS BELOW, IS A “HASBARA” TROLL IN THE EMPLOY OF THE JUDEO-NAZl DISEASE OF ZIONISM AND ITS ROTHSCHILD-BILDERBERG MASTERS.

        THE CREDIBILITY OF JAMES WHERRY A SELF-STYLED “CHRISTIAN” ZIONIST (How can any human claim to follow Christ and promote the crimes of Zionism?) TROLL IN THE EMPLOY OF ISRAEL CAN BE JUDGED FROM WHAT HE IS…………………………

        JAMES WHERRY WAS STUPID ENOUGH TO USE HIS NAME AND A PHOTO THAT COULD BE TRACED. TURNS OUT THAT HE IS……………..

        1) A “GAY” PREDATOR THAT BOUGHT A BOY FROM THE PHILIPPINES TO USE AS HIS SXX TOY. PRESUMABLY, THIS BOY HAS PAPERS CLAIMING THAT HE IS OF AGE. BUT, HE COULD PASS FOR A JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL KID.

        2) A MAJOR IN THE US ARMY FROM “CIVIL AFFAIRS”. BABY-BOOMERS MIGHT RECALL THAT “CIVIL AFFAIRS” WAS PROMINENT IN THE “PHOENIX PROGRAM” IN VIETNAM……..THOSE WONDERFUL FOLKS WHO TOLD THE VIETNAMESE PEOPLE, “LOVE AMERICA OR WE’LL NAPALM YOUR VILLAGE.” WHERRY HAS ALSO BRAGGED ABOUT HELPING TO TRAIN THE STATE TERRORISTS OF UGANDA. (And Wherry holds a law degree from some cow college in Iowa and has even been censured by the American Bar Association)

        3) A SELF-PROFESSED “CHRISTIAN” ZIONIST. THESE, AH, PEOPLE BELIEVE THAT, ONCE ALL OF THE JEWS ARE GATHERED IN PALESTINE, SOMETHING CALLED “ARMAGEDDON” WILL HAPPEN AND ALL OF THE “CHRISTIAN” ZIONISTS WILL BE WHISKED UP TO HEAVEN WITH THEIR BODIES INTACT IN THE HOLY 0RGASM THEY CALL THE “RAPTURE”. NOBODY HAS EVER EXPLAINED TO THE OTHER 99% OF CHRISTIANITY HOW THESE FUNDAMENTALISTS WHACK-A-MOLES CAN BELIEVE THAT JESUS OR HIS DAD WOULD EVER SUPPORT SUCH FANTASIES OR THE CRIMES SUPPORTED BY PSEUDO-CHRISTIAN ZIONISTS..
        https://www.facebook.com/james.wherry.39

        http://www.ledger-enquirer.com/news/local/article29462263.html

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vtrbvD22CEQ

      • James Wherry

        As I have said, cheapest shot you can take at a political opponent is to question their “motives.” Motives are nearly impossible to prove or disprove – which is what makes these crackpot allegations so cheap. The economy is doing fine and President Trump aims for a tax cut and infrastructure spending.

        More to the point, President Trump is NOT “taking America to war.” He could have hit Assad’s bunker, or Assad’s brother’s bunker. He could have taken out the entire Syrian military. Instead, his actions were reasonable and limited.

        But don’t blame Trump for any changes of heart: blame Assad. Last week, Secretary of State Tillerson and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley articulated an entirely new U.S. policy, that regime change and the removal of Bashir al-Assad would no longer be demands of the United States and that the leadership of Syria “Will be decided by the Syrian people.”

        MintPressNews should have been doing handstands and cartwheels. Instead, it just kept on spitting on President Trump. The comments, however, drew angry condemnation from Democratic Senator Tim Kaine and Republican Senator John McCain, calling Trump’s policy change “disgraceful.” http://www.politico.com/story/2017/04/white-house-trump-syria-john-mccain-236859

        In short, Trump stood up to his own party and the rest of the pro-war politicians in Washington DC. Those SAME politicians will now say that Tillerson and Haley’s comments gave Assad “a Green Light to murder his people.” MintPressNews disappoints. Sorry that MintPressNews wants this sort of propaganda.

      • James Wherry

        And just as I predicted, below:

        “McCain: Trump Administration Rhetoric ‘Probably Was Partially to Blame’ for Syria Chemical Attack”
        by PAM KEY | Breitbart | published on April 10, 2017

        Read more at 1776 Coalition: http://www.1776coalition.com/rise-up-1/mccain-trump-administration-rhetoric-probably-was-partially-to-blame-for-syria-chemical-attack/#ixzz4dqhpD1bj

        There never was a “plot” by President Trump to get involved in another middle east war. He stuck his neck out with SEC Tillerson and Ambassador Haley’s statements, 2 weeks ago, that “removing Assad would no longer be a goal of the United States” and that “the people of Syria” would decide the fate of President Assad. Assad then uses chemical weapons and * POW * President Trump is now blamed by McCain for it.

        Those of you peddling the hoax that this was a “plot” by the administration are simply making up things as you go. Fake News.

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      • tapatio

        MIT Researcher: Syria WMD ‘Facts’ Were Manufactured to Fit U.S. Conclusion for Ghouta in 2013
        http://21stcenturywire.com/2017/04/06/mit-researcher-syria-wmd-facts-were-manufactured-to-fit-us-conclusion-for-ghouta-in-2013/

        The following are links and factual reports publicly available which show how the alleged “Sarin Attack” in 2013 was in fact the work of western and Gulf-backed ‘opposition rebels’ (terrorists) and not the Assad government – facts which are routinely ignored by CNN, BBC and the entirety of the western mainstream media – because they do not fit into the western ‘regime change’ and US-led military intervention narrative:
        Seymour M. Hersh
        https://www.lrb.co.uk/v36/n08/seymour-m-hersh/the-red-line-and-the-rat-line
        Julie Lévesque and Prof Michel Chossudovsky
        http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-ghouta-chemical-attacks-us-backed-false-flag-killing-children-to-justify-a-humanitarian-military-intervention/5351363
        Peter Lee
        http://www.counterpunch.org/2015/10/23/hersh-vindicated-turkish-whistleblowers-corroborate-story-on-false-flag-sarin-attack-in-syria/
        C.J. Chivers
        http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/29/world/middleeast/new-study-refines-view-of-sarin-attack-in-syria.html
        Carla Del Ponte, UN Inspector
        http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/uns-carla-del-ponte-says-there-is-evidence-rebels-may-have-used-sarin-in-syria-8604920.html
        Carmen Russell-Sluchansky
        http://www.mintpressnews.com/the-failed-pretext-for-war-seymour-hersh-eliot-higgins-mit-professors-on-sarin-gas-attack/188597/
        Swedish Doctors for Human Rights
        http://theindicter.com/swedish-doctors-for-human-rights-white-helmets-video-macabre-manipulation-of-dead-children-and-staged-chemical-weapons-attack-to-justify-a-no-fly-zone-in-syria/
        Patrick Henningsen (2013 chlorine incident)
        http://21stcenturywire.com/2013/03/27/iraq-2-0-west-will-now-lean-on-un-to-delivery-a-wmd-verdict-in-syria/
        Robert Parry
        https://consortiumnews.com/2016/09/08/un-team-heard-claims-of-staged-chemical-attacks/
        More on the MIT study debunking West theory on Ghouta:
        http://21stcenturywire.com/2014/01/20/mit-study-further-destroys-washingtons-syria-chemical-weapons-claim/
        Alex Newman
        https://www.thenewamerican.com/usnews/foreign-policy/item/17443-mit-report-obama-used-bogus-intelligence-to-push-syria-war
        *Guide: Mainstream Media Fake News Which Leads to Wars – By Patrick Henningsen

        http://21stcenturywire.com/2017/02/14/fake-news-week-a-guide-to-mainstream-media-fake-news-war-propaganda/

        • James Wherry

          MY, MY: YOU’RE GETTING DESPERATE TO PROTECT YOUR BELOVED SYRIA SO THAT THEY CAN DESTROY ISRAEL, SO THAT YOU CAN MURDER THE JEWS!

          Nothing in this list contradicts or disproves the fact that the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons found that President Assad had used chemical weapons NINE TIMES against his own people.

          tapatio’s” entire list is an excellent example of his usual “deny, divert and deceive” tactics.

          1. The fact that rebel groups used THE CHEMICAL WEAPONS THAT ASSAD MANUFACTURED is only proof of their existence. The fact they used them does not mean that Assad did not.

          2. The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has most DEFINITELY written that Assad has used chemical weapons on his own people AT LEAST EIGHT – NOW NINE – TIMES!
          “tapatio’s” efforts to create Fake News are examples of how he shills for Assad.

          “On Syria, U.S. warns when U.N. fails, states ‘compelled to act'”

          Wed Apr 5, 2017 | 4:15 PM EDT

          https://gma.yahoo.com/u-n-france-urges-u-commit-syria-solution-153116313.html;
          http://mobile.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idUSKBN17721I

          “Watchdog slams Syria for reported use of chemical weapons”

          http://www.foxnews.com/world/2016/11/28/syria-slammed-for-reported-use-chemical-weapons.html

          http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article142544099.html

          “Syrian opposition activists say an airstrike has hit a small field hospital in a town in northern Syria where a suspected chemical weapons attack took place earlier in the day.

          “The head of the opposition’s civil defense force in Khan Sheikhoun, in Idlib province, says the hospital was struck hours after the alleged gas attack that killed dozens of people.

          “The man who goes by the name of Abu Hamdu says the medical point has been leveled and five rescue vehicles were damaged. It wasn’t clear if anyone was killed.

          “He says warplanes “targeted us after the attack.”

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      • Carolab

        Excuse me, but there are other ways to grow the U.S. economy. Such as true infrastructure programs and green energy initiatives.

        • James Wherry

          You’re right: this is proof that that’s not what President Trump was doing. Our efforts in this matter do not contribute to that end, and so it must be that he’s serious about weapons of mass destruction.

      • tapatio

        Global Warfare: “We’re going to take out 7 countries in 5 years: Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Libya, Somalia, Sudan & Iran”
        http://www.globalresearch.ca/we-re-going-to-take-out-7-countries-in-5-years-iraq-syria-lebanon-libya-somalia-sudan-iran/5166

        A Clean Break: A New Strategy for Securing the Realm (1996)
        http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article1438.htm

        “Israel can shape its strategic environment, in cooperation with Turkey and Jordan, by weakening, containing, and even rolling back Syria. This effort can focus on removing Saddam Hussein from power in Iraq — an important Israeli strategic objective in its own right”

        AND

        Rebuilding America’s Defenses: Strategy, Forces and Resources for a New Century (2000)
        http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/pdf/RebuildingAmericasDefenses.pdf

        “Further, the process of transformation, even if it brings revolutionary change, is likely to be a long one, absent some catastrophic and catalyzing event – like a new Pearl Harbor (9/11 – PERFECTION). Domestic politics and industrial policy will shape the pace and content of transformation as much as the requirements of current missions.” (p 63)

        AMERICA’S “RASPUTINS” RESPONSIBLE FOR PLANNING THE LAST 15 YEARS OF DEATH – JEWISH ZIONISTS ALL……………

        CLEAN BREAK

        Richard perle

        REBUILDING AMERICA’S DEFENSES

        Paul Wolfowitz
        William Kristol
        Alvin Bernstein
        Eliot Cohen
        David Epstein
        Donald Kagan
        Fred Kagan
        Robert Kagan
        Robert Killebrew
        Steve Rosen
        Gary Schmitt
        Abram Shulsky
        Dov Zakheim

        EVERY ONE OF THE TRAITORS LISTED ABOVE (except Robert Killebrew) IS A JEWISH DUAL ISRAELI/US CITIZEN – YET NEITHER THEY OR ANY OF THEIR ANCESTORS CAME FROM PALESTINE..
        6

        • tapatio

          THE CREDIBILITY OF JAMES WHERRY A SELF-STYLED “CHRISTIAN” ZIONIST (How can any human claim to follow Christ and promote the crimes of Zionism?) TROLL IN THE EMPLOY OF ISRAEL CAN BE JUDGED FROM WHAT HE IS…………………………

          JAMES WHERRY WAS STUPID ENOUGH TO USE HIS NAME AND A PHOTO THAT COULD BE TRACED. TURNS OUT THAT HE IS……………..

          1) A “GAY” PREDATOR THAT BOUGHT A BOY FROM THE PHILIPPINES TO USE AS HIS SXX TOY. PRESUMABLY, THIS BOY HAS PAPERS CLAIMING THAT HE IS OF AGE. BUT, HE COULD PASS FOR A JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL KID.

          2) A MAJOR IN THE US ARMY FROM “CIVIL AFFAIRS”. BABY-BOOMERS MIGHT RECALL THAT “CIVIL AFFAIRS” WAS PROMINENT IN THE “PHOENIX PROGRAM” IN VIETNAM……..THOSE WONDERFUL FOLKS WHO TOLD THE VIETNAMESE PEOPLE, “LOVE AMERICA OR WE’LL NAPALM YOUR VILLAGE.” WHERRY HAS ALSO BRAGGED ABOUT HELPING TO TRAIN THE STATE TERRORISTS OF UGANDA. (And Wherry holds a law degree from some cow college in Iowa and has even been censured by the American Bar Association)

          3) A SELF-PROFESSED “CHRISTIAN” ZIONIST. THESE, AH, PEOPLE BELIEVE THAT, ONCE ALL OF THE JEWS ARE GATHERED IN PALESTINE, SOMETHING CALLED “ARMAGEDDON” WILL HAPPEN AND ALL OF THE “CHRISTIAN” ZIONISTS WILL BE WHISKED UP TO HEAVEN WITH THEIR BODIES INTACT IN THE HOLY 0RGASM THEY CALL THE “RAPTURE”. NOBODY HAS EVER EXPLAINED TO THE OTHER 99% OF CHRISTIANITY HOW THESE FUNDAMENTALISTS WHACK-A-MOLES CAN BELIEVE THAT JESUS OR HIS DAD WOULD EVER SUPPORT SUCH FANTASIES OR THE CRIMES SUPPORTED BY PSEUDO-CHRISTIAN ZIONISTS..
          https://www.facebook.com/james.wherry.39

          http://wrbl.com/2015/06/27/local-reaction-to-scotus-decision/

          http://www.ledger-enquirer.com/news/local/article29462263.html

          https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vtrbvD22CEQ
          8

        • James Wherry

          You can see by the number “6” that this is the number of times that “tapatio” has tried to peddle the same set of lies. He wants to pretend that between Clinton, Bush, Obama and Trump that there has been a “plot” to over-throw these governments. It’s a lie, of course. This continues the “deny, divert and distract” arguments that “tapatio” has tried for the past 3 days, below. “tapatio” hates America because we destroyed his beloved Third Reich.

          So, where are these countries, now?

          1. Iraq – we established the first democratically-elected government there 60 years – now taking orders from Iran. http://www.washingtoninstitute.org/uploads/Documents/pubs/PolicyFocus111.pdf

          2. Iran – murdered U.S. Soldiers throughout the middle east, but no effort to punish it or get rid of its religious cult government.

          3. Lebanon – ? We sent Marines in to break up the fighting in 1983. Your buddies murdered them. We sent Col., (USMC ret.) William F. Higgins in to serve as a U.N. Observer in 1990. Same result.

          4. The Sudan? Other than blowing up O’Sama bin Laden’s chemical weapons factories, we’ve done
          nothing to it or the war criminal who runs it.

          5. Libya – Hey, George W. Bush made a deal with Mummar: Give up your chemical weapons and we’ll leave you alone. And HE did. Blame Obama.

          6. Syria? President Trump’s actions do NOTHING to oust Assad. President Trump even went so far as to amend American policy to state his removal would no longer be our policy, and that it would be “up to the
          Syrian people.” Then your buddy gassed his people for the NINTH time.

          7. Somalia: Didn’t have a government in 30 years. Now, thanks to U.S. support and
          AMISOM, it does.

      • James Wherry

        Gotta love the “before and after” photos, though. Thanks, Russian military! https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/1b5ff1cdc95b503149142be58dda13767870ae0362f9b4526e81eb3925f48a3f.jpg

      • James Wherry

        No to Bombing Syria

        by Daniel Pipes
        Apr 6, 2017
        Cross-posted from National Review Online

        http://www.danielpipes.org/blog/2017/04/no-to-bombing-syria

      • James Wherry

        And here is why we know the nutjobs in the Alt-Right groups and on this website are wrong that this is some sort of change in President Trump’s policy of non-intervention in Syria’s civil war:

        “Syria Attack Intended To Be A ‘Single Strike,’ Trump Officials Tell Lawmakers”
        http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/syria-attack-single-strike_us_58e6f283e4b051b9a9da310a

      • James Wherry

        As usual, the cheapest shot you can take at a political opponent is to question their “motives.” Motives are nearly impossible to prove or disprove – which is what makes these crackpot allegations so cheap. The economy is doing fine and President Trump aims for a tax cut and infrastructure spending.

        More to the point, President Trump is NOT “taking America to war.” He could have hit Assad’s bunker, or Assad’s brother’s bunker. He could have taken out the entire Syrian military. Instead, his actions were reasonable and limited.

        But don’t blame Trump for any changes of heart: blame Assad. Last week, Secretary of State Tillerson and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley articulated an entirely new U.S. policy, that regime change and the removal of Bashir al-Assad would no longer be demands of the United States and that the leadership of Syria “Will be decided by the Syrian people.”

        MintPressNews should have been doing handstands and cartwheels. Instead, it just kept on spitting on President Trump. The comments, however, drew angry condemnation from Democratic Senator Tim Kaine and Republican Senator John McCain, calling Trump’s policy change “disgraceful.” http://www.politico.com/story/2017/04/white-house-trump-syria-john-mccain-236859

        In short, Trump stood up to his own party and the rest of the pro-war politicians in Washington DC. Those SAME politicians will now say that Tillerson and Haley’s comments gave Assad “a Green Light to murder his people.” MintPressNews disappoints. Sorry that MintPressNews wants this sort of propaganda.

      • tapatio

        Global Warfare: “We’re going to take out 7 countries in 5 years: Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Libya, Somalia, Sudan & Iran
        http://www.globalresearch.ca/we-re-going-to-take-out-7-countries-in-5-years-iraq-syria-lebanon-libya-somalia-sudan-iran/5166

        A Clean Break: A New Strategy for Securing the Realm (1996)
        http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article1438.htm

        “Israel can shape its strategic environment, in cooperation with Turkey and Jordan, by weakening, containing, and even rolling back Syria. This effort can focus on removing Saddam Hussein from power in Iraq — an important Israeli strategic objective in its own right”

        AND

        Rebuilding America’s Defenses: Strategy, Forces and Resources for a New Century (2000)
        http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/pdf/RebuildingAmericasDefenses.pdf

        “Further, the process of transformation, even if it brings revolutionary change, is likely to be a long one, absent some catastrophic and catalyzing event – like a new Pearl Harbor (9/11 – PERFECTION). Domestic politics and industrial policy will shape the pace and content of transformation as much as the requirements of current missions.” (p 63)

        AMERICA’S “RASPUTINS” RESPONSIBLE FOR PLANNING THE LAST 15 YEARS OF DEATH – JEWISH ZIONISTS ALL……………

        CLEAN BREAK

        Richard perle

        REBUILDING AMERICA’S DEFENSES

        Paul Wolfowitz
        William Kristol
        Alvin Bernstein
        Eliot Cohen
        David Epstein
        Donald Kagan
        Fred Kagan
        Robert Kagan
        Robert Killebrew
        Steve Rosen
        Gary Schmitt
        Abram Shulsky
        Dov Zakheim

        EVERY ONE OF THE TRAITORS LISTED ABOVE (except Robert Killebrew) IS A JEWISH DUAL ISRAELI/US CITIZEN – YET NEITHER THEY OR ANY OF THEIR ANCESTORS CAME FROM PALESTINE..

        4

        • James Wherry

          Same Fake News allegation you posted, below.

          Your posts are Fake News. Your “Deny, Divert and Distract” strategy today is to try and avoid the fact that Assad produced chemical weapons and has now used them on his own people – AGAIN. Now you’re trying to pretend there is a conspiracy to over-throw him or that the one strike is intended to destroy Assad – which it is not.

          1. Iraq – we established the first democratically-elected government there 60 years – now taking orders from Iran.

          2. Iran – murdered U.S. Soldiers throughout the middle east, but no effort to punish it or get rid of its religious cult government.

          3. Lebanon – ? We sent Marines in to break up the fighting in 1983. Your buddies murdered them. We sent Col. (USMC ret.) William F. Higgins in to serve as a U.N. Observer in 1990. Same result.

          4. The Sudan? Other than blowing up O’Sama bin Laden’s chemical weapons factories, we’ve done
          nothing to it or the war criminal who runs it.

          5. Libya – Hey, George W. Bush made a deal with Mummar: Give up your chemical weapons and we’ll leave you alone. And HE did. Blame Obama.

          6. Syria? President Trump’s actions do NOTHING to oust Assad. President Trump even went so far as to amend American policy to state his removal would no longer be our policy, and that it would be “up to the
          Syrian people.” Then your buddy gassed his people for the NINTH time.

          7. Somalia: Didn’t have a government in 30 years. Now, thanks to U.S. support and AMISOM, it
          does.

          • Susan Szel

            1-7 is equal to the Easter bunny or Santa Claus being real. You are either clueless or get a hefty paycheck from your sponsors.

          • Geza

            You sir, are a Troll. Have your handlers assigned you this site in an attempt to bury it with hysterical neocon blathering’s?

            Aside from all your other mindless ruminations, there is no logic your assertions on the Syria attack. Forgetting any factual data for a minute, what possible motivation would either Assad, or his military team, have for employing biological weapons? He and his allies have Daesh on the run, essentially scattered. Syria’s army has gained the upper hand in all their strategic positions, why risk international condemnation with such an attack?

            The 2013 chemical allegations had been proven false by international inspectors. The UN team had also confirmed that Syria had destroyed all their remaining inventory when the old stockpiles were revealed. None of your claims about Assad producing and using chemical weapons, on his populous or on anyone else, are based in facts. None.

            On the other hand …

            There are many reasons to suspect this is simply a larger part of the Neocon Game Theory. For example, Israel has contested the ownership of the Golan Heights for decades, in the face of
            international condemnation. No nation, save for the US, recognizes that Israel has any rights to this land. Now that massive shale reserves have been discovered on the Golan, Israel has accelerated its pursued policy of creating chaos.

            Trump had painted himself into a corner when he spouted that Obama should have attacked Syria immediately after the first unfounded allegations of chemical weapons use. Then, while campaigning, Trump questioned the wisdom of destabilizing Assad when Assad was attempting to fight Daesh.

            Israel accomplishes a trifecta: Continuing destabilization of the Assad government, pushing a wedge between the US and Russia (Russia, siding with Syria created a huge headache), and getting another Middle East crisis to keep what little inquiring minds are left in the media, occupied while additional squatter’s camps are built in Palestine and the ultra-right religious government of the State of Israel claims Jerusalem for its sole possession. These people are brilliant, ruthless, and nothing is left to chance, until you get over-confident. Then the proverbial excrement hits the spinning blades.

            When the US created Daesh because of our destabilizing Iraq, the same NeoCon’s that brought
            you the Iraq War body-bag and financial debt began referring to this splinter group as ISIS, or Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, and, though the rest of the planet referred to the rebels as Daesh or ISIL (“L” for Libya) most of the references from Washington – certainly the congressional puppets – and the press continue to press the ISIS line. And, once these same Neocons had engineered the “rebellion” against Assad, opening the door to more chaos, Daesh filled the vacuum, becoming a self-fulfilling prophecy, ISIS.

            And of course, today, much as in 2003, the supposed “independent” press is either silent on questioning these outlandish claims, or is a cheerleader, as Ted Koppel was on the eve of the second Iraq invasion when he cartoonishly intoned “Let loose the dogs of war.” Even sites as this, where you can get unfiltered news on the ground, are attacked by trolls such as yourself in an attempt to silence critics.

            Again, look at the facts: Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, now Syria. For what, 15 years? Do you think that there is not a pattern here? Look at the agitation that this country and Israel have with Iran. Do you actually believe that this policy is sustainable, humanely? It is not. It is sustainable, only, if your objective is to suck the financial and productive wealth from a country, leaving the populous without the financial resources to fight back against a 0.01% that controls wealth, and military
            police power, and where the votes no longer matter. Democrat, Republican, it does not matter, as
            long as those controlling the votes ensure that our economy consists of blowing up countries.

            The real problem is that democracy no longer works in this country, and it certainly does not exist in Israel, for all their protestations. There are numerous moderate groups like Tikun, that are given no voice, either here or there. Even a moderate-right group as J-Street is labeled “Kapos” by David Friedman, Trumps ambassador to Israel.

            This will end badly. Maybe not in the next few years or even decades. But it will end badly. For our children and their children. We need to find a way to set aside the greed and once again try to be a beacon for the ideals of freedom, even if the perfection of that was flawed.

      • tapatio

        OF THE 59 MISSILES FIRED, ONLY 23 REACHED THEIR TARGET. THE OTHER 36 MISSILES STRUCK RANDOM LOCATIONS. FIRST BODY COUNT IS OF 8 CIVILIANS DEAD, INCLUDING A FEW CHILDREN. AREN’T YOU SOOOO PROUD OF THE HORROR THAT YOUR TAX DOLLARS BUY???
        https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/b8826b9a222939864029a287ab2a6f6d6e8093a04e49193694f0f5b3457e85e0.jpg

      • James Wherry

        The alt-Right is having a meltdown!!!

        “Trump’s alt-right fans bail after Syria strikes”
        By Christopher Wilson, Editor
        Yahoo NewsApril 07, 2017

        https://www.yahoo.com/news/trumps-alt-right-fans-bail-syria-strikes-130839954.html
        https://www.yahoo.com/finance/news/trumps-more-hardline-online-supporters-143523006.html

        Kindly remember that it could be WORSE: “President” Clinton would have taken out ALL of Assad’s airfields!

        “Ahead of attack, Hillary Clinton called for strikes against Syrian airfields”
        https://gma.yahoo.com/hillary-clinton-calls-strikes-against-syrian-airfields-235706710–abc-news-topstories.html#

        “Assad had an air force and that air force is the cause of most of the civilian deaths as we’ve seen over the years and as we saw again in the last few days,” said Clinton. “I really believe we should have and still should take out his airfields and prevent him from being able to use them to bomb innocent people and drop sarin gas on them.”

      • James Wherry
      • James Wherry

        Ac-tu-lly, President Trump was courageous enough to step away from the former official policy of the Obama administration working for the ouster of Assad in a civil war it understood little (like it didn’t understand Libya). It got these responses:

        “[Democrat SEN] Kaine to Trump: Syria slaughter is now on your watch”
        Gabby Kaufman
        https://www.yahoo.com/news/kaine-trump-syria-slaughter-now-watch-162650098.html

        For those of you on the Left: these political nuts are YOUR less. And in other news, SEN McCain CONDEMNED President Trump, a few days ago, when President Trump’s SEC of State and UN Ambassador both stated that Assad’s future in Syria was up to the Syrian people.

        “McCain calls White House policy on Syria ‘disgraceful chapter’ in U.S. history”
        By Louis Nelson
        04/04/17 10:12 AM EDT

        http://www.politico.com/story/2017/04/white-house-trump-syria-john-mccain-236859

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      • James Wherry

        Crapatio has been trying to SPAM the same lies, all day long. His efforts on this and every other thread have been to “deny, divert and distract” away from the fact that Assad produced chemical weapons which he has now used. Even Assad admitted he had them and agreed to their destruction in 2013, along with the equipment used to manufacture them, so it’s impossible to argue otherwise. Crapatio hates Jews and wants them dead and THAT is why he supports Iran and Syria – and the only reason.

        https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/b356340e6929f31ef5dd2dca79efe2d3e8f29138608e2e6a4a1dc7f7ce25ec95.jpg

      • tapatio

        Global Warfare: “We’re going to take out 7 countries in 5 years: Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Libya, Somalia, Sudan & Iran
        http://www.globalresearch.ca/we-re-going-to-take-out-7-countries-in-5-years-iraq-syria-lebanon-libya-somalia-sudan-iran/5166

        A Clean Break: A New Strategy for Securing the Realm (1996)
        http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article1438.htm

        “Israel can shape its strategic environment, in cooperation with Turkey and Jordan, by weakening, containing, and even rolling back Syria. This effort can focus on removing Saddam Hussein from power in Iraq — an important Israeli strategic objective in its own right”

        AND

        Rebuilding America’s Defenses: Strategy, Forces and Resources for a New Century (2000)
        http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/pdf/RebuildingAmericasDefenses.pdf

        “Further, the process of transformation, even if it brings revolutionary change, is likely to be a long one, absent some catastrophic and catalyzing event – like a new Pearl Harbor (9/11 – PERFECTION). Domestic politics and industrial policy will shape the pace and content of transformation as much as the requirements of current missions.” (p 63)

        AMERICA’S “RASPUTINS” RESPONSIBLE FOR PLANNING THE LAST 15 YEARS OF DEATH – JEWISH ZIONISTS ALL……………

        CLEAN BREAK

        Richard perle

        REBUILDING AMERICA’S DEFENSES

        Paul Wolfowitz
        William Kristol
        Alvin Bernstein
        Eliot Cohen
        David Epstein
        Donald Kagan
        Fred Kagan
        Robert Kagan
        Robert Killebrew
        Steve Rosen
        Gary Schmitt
        Abram Shulsky
        Dov Zakheim

        EVERY ONE OF THE TRAITORS LISTED ABOVE (except Robert Killebrew) IS A JEWISH DUAL ISRAELI/US CITIZEN – YET NEITHER THEY OR ANY OF THEIR ANCESTORS CAME FROM PALESTINE..

        3

        • James Wherry

          Your posts are Fake News. Your “Deny, Divert and Distract” strategy today is to try and avoid the fact that Assad produced chemical weapons and has now used them on his own people – AGAIN. Now you’re trying to pretend there is a conspiracy to over-throw him or that the one strike is intended to destroy Assad – which it is not.

          1. Iraq – we established the first democratically-elected government there 60 years – now taking orders from Iran.

          2. Iran – murdered U.S. Soldiers throughout the middle east, but no effort to punish it or get rid of its religious cult government.

          3. Lebanon – ? We sent Marines in to break up the fighting in 1983. Your buddies murdered them. We sent Col. (USMC ret.) William F. Higgins in to serve as a U.N. Observer in 1990. Same result.

          4. The Sudan? Other than blowing up O’Sama bin Laden’s chemical weapons factories, we’ve done
          nothing to it or the war criminal who runs it.

          5. Libya – Hey, George W. Bush made a deal with Mummar: Give up your chemical weapons and we’ll leave you alone. And HE did. Blame Obama.

          6. Syria? President Trump’s actions do NOTHING to oust Assad. President Trump even went so far as to amend American policy to state his removal would no longer be our policy, and that it would be “up to the
          Syrian people.” Then your buddy gassed his people for the NINTH time.

          7. Somalia: Didn’t have a government in 30 years. Now, thanks to U.S. support and AMISOM, it
          does.

          • Marko

            Stop lying.

      • tapatio

        59 missiles were fired at the air base by the US. Of those 59, 23 reached the base, killing three Syrian soldiers and two civilians. Six older Mig-23s were destroyed along with some other equipment.

        The rest of the US missiles scattered, striking fields, desert, and villages, killing six additional civilians and wounding several more – including children.

      • James Wherry

        As usual, the cheapest shot you can take at a political opponent is to question their “motives.” Motives are nearly impossible to prove or disprove – which is what makes these crackpot allegations so cheap. The economy is doing fine and President Trump aims for a tax cut and infrastructure spending.

        More to the point, President Trump is NOT “taking America to war.” He could have hit Assad’s bunker, or Assad’s brother’s bunker. He could have taken out the entire Syrian military. Instead, his actions were reasonable and limited.

        But don’t blame Trump for any changes of heart: blame Assad. Last week, Secretary of State Tillerson and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley articulated an entirely new U.S. policy, that regime change and the removal of Bashir al-Assad would no longer be demands of the United States and that the leadership of Syria “Will be decided by the Syrian people.”

        MintPressNews should have been doing handstands and cartwheels. Instead, it just kept on spitting on President Trump. The comments, however, drew angry condemnation from Democratic Senator Tim Kaine and Republican Senator John McCain, calling Trump’s policy change “disgraceful.” http://www.politico.com/story/2017/04/white-house-trump-syria-john-mccain-236859

        In short, Trump stood up to his own party and the rest of the pro-war politicians in Washington DC. Those SAME politicians will now say that Tillerson and Haley’s comments gave Assad “a Green Light to murder his people.” MintPressNews disappoints.

        • OV

          tu eres pendejo

          • TecumsehUnfaced

            No kidding?

        • TecumsehUnfaced

          Wherry, you are always good for at least one laugh.

        • cyberstreets

          The Syrian people have voted democratically and consistently voted the Baath Party over other parties, although other parties certainly won votes and gained legislators. Like it or not, the Syrian people HAVE chosen Assad over the rebels by continuously voting for the Baath party.

          • James Wherry

            With a gun pointed firmly at them. It’s as “democratic” as Saddam’s Iraq and for the same reasons.

      • tapatio

        I ATTEMPTED TO COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLE IN A NORMAL MANNER. THE JEWS’ TROLL, JAMES WHERRY TURNED THE DISCUSSION INTO A SPAM FIGHT.

        • tapatio

          Global Warfare: “We’re going to take out 7 countries in 5 years: Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Libya, Somalia, Sudan & Iran
          http://www.globalresearch.ca/we-re-going-to-take-out-7-countries-in-5-years-iraq-syria-lebanon-libya-somalia-sudan-iran/5166

          A Clean Break: A New Strategy for Securing the Realm (1996)
          http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article1438.htm

          “Israel can shape its strategic environment, in cooperation with Turkey and Jordan, by weakening, containing, and even rolling back Syria. This effort can focus on removing Saddam Hussein from power in Iraq — an important Israeli strategic objective in its own right”

          AND

          Rebuilding America’s Defenses: Strategy, Forces and Resources for a New Century (2000)
          http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/pdf/RebuildingAmericasDefenses.pdf

          “Further, the process of transformation, even if it brings revolutionary change, is likely to be a long one, absent some catastrophic and catalyzing event – like a new Pearl Harbor (9/11 – PERFECTION). Domestic politics and industrial policy will shape the pace and content of transformation as much as the requirements of current missions.” (p 63)

          AMERICA’S “RASPUTINS” RESPONSIBLE FOR PLANNING THE LAST 15 YEARS OF DEATH – JEWISH ZIONISTS ALL……………

          CLEAN BREAK

          Richard perle

          REBUILDING AMERICA’S DEFENSES

          Paul Wolfowitz
          William Kristol
          Alvin Bernstein
          Eliot Cohen
          David Epstein
          Donald Kagan
          Fred Kagan
          Robert Kagan
          Robert Killebrew
          Steve Rosen
          Gary Schmitt
          Abram Shulsky
          Dov Zakheim

          EVERY ONE OF THE TRAITORS LISTED ABOVE (except Robert Killebrew) IS A JEWISH DUAL ISRAELI/US CITIZEN – YET NEITHER THEY OR ANY OF THEIR ANCESTORS CAME FROM PALESTINE..

          • James Wherry

            Speaking of SPAM, your cut and paste lies are non-sense.

            Where are these countries, now?
            1. Iraq – we established the first democratically-elected government there 60 years – now taking orders from Iran.

            2. Iran – murdered U.S. Soldiers throughout the middle east, but no effort to punish it or get rid of its religious cult government.

            3. Lebanon – ? We sent Marines in to break up the fighting in 1983. Your buddies murdered them. We sent Col., (USMC ret.) William F. Higgins in to serve as a U.N. Observer in 1990. Same result.

            4. The Sudan? Other than blowing up O’Sama bin Laden’s chemical weapons factories, we’ve done nothing to it or the war criminal who runs it.

            5. Libya – Hey, George W. Bush made a deal with Mummar: Give up your chemical weapons and we’ll leave you alone. And HE did. Blame Obama.

            6. Syria? President Trump’s actions do NOTHING to oust Assad. President Trump even went so far as to amend American policy to state his removal would no longer be our policy, and that it would be “up to the Syrian people.” Then your buddy gassed his people for the NINTH time.

            7. Somalia: Didn’t have a government in 30 years. Now, thanks to U.S. support and AMISOM, it does.

        • James Wherry

          YOU ENGAGED IN YOUR USUAL AD HOMONEIM ATTACKS BECAUSE YOU HAVE NOTHING INTELLIGENT TO SAY ABOUT THE ARTICLE OR THE THREAD. EVERYONE ON THIS WEBSITE WISHES YOU HAD THE MENTAL CAPABILITY TO ENABLE YOU TO DEAL WITH REALITY.

          APPARENTLY YOU DO NOT.

          • tapatio

            WHERRY, YOU ARE THE ONE WHO FIRST MADE A PERSONAL ATTACK IN THIS DISCUSSION, AS IN MOST OTHERS. I PROVIDE EVIDENCE (WITH PROOF) REGARDING YOUR SANITY, MORALS AND CREDIBILITY.

            ALL YOU’RE DOING IS STRINGING WORDS BECAUSE YOU KNOW NOTHING ABOUT ME.

        • TecumsehUnfaced

          He can’t help it, the poor unwiped pendejo,

          • tapatio

            Jumbo Jimbo Wherry is a piojo on a pendejo. (louse on a pub!c hair). I’ve written Mnar twice, asking her to ban either Wherry or me. No response.

      • James Wherry

        But, hey; it’s still a GREAT day.
        “Russia says it now recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital”

        Herb Keinon, Jerusalem Post
        http://www.businessinsider.com/russia-israel-settlements-jerusalem-2017-4

      • tapatio

        Global Warfare: “We’re going to take out 7 countries in 5 years: Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Libya, Somalia, Sudan & Iran
        http://www.globalresearch.ca/we-re-going-to-take-out-7-countries-in-5-years-iraq-syria-lebanon-libya-somalia-sudan-iran/5166

        A Clean Break: A New Strategy for Securing the Realm (1996)
        http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article1438.htm

        “Israel can shape its strategic environment, in cooperation with Turkey and Jordan, by weakening, containing, and even rolling back Syria. This effort can focus on removing Saddam Hussein from power in Iraq — an important Israeli strategic objective in its own right”

        AND

        Rebuilding America’s Defenses: Strategy, Forces and Resources for a New Century (2000)
        http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/pdf/RebuildingAmericasDefenses.pdf

        “Further, the process of transformation, even if it brings revolutionary change, is likely to be a long one, absent some catastrophic and catalyzing event – like a new Pearl Harbor (9/11 – PERFECTION). Domestic politics and industrial policy will shape the pace and content of transformation as much as the requirements of current missions.” (p 63)

        AMERICA’S “RASPUTINS” RESPONSIBLE FOR PLANNING THE LAST 15 YEARS OF DEATH – JEWISH ZIONISTS ALL……………

        CLEAN BREAK

        Richard perle

        REBUILDING AMERICA’S DEFENSES

        Paul Wolfowitz
        William Kristol
        Alvin Bernstein
        Eliot Cohen
        David Epstein
        Donald Kagan
        Fred Kagan
        Robert Kagan
        Robert Killebrew
        Steve Rosen
        Gary Schmitt
        Abram Shulsky
        Dov Zakheim

        EVERY ONE OF THE TRAITORS LISTED ABOVE (except Robert Killebrew) IS A JEWISH DUAL ISRAELI/US CITIZEN – YET NEITHER THEY OR ANY OF THEIR ANCESTORS CAME FROM PALESTINE..

        • James Wherry

          What a FARCE. Let’s take a look at something that never happened:

          1. Iraq: we’ve created the only democracy in the middle east and it answers to TEHRAN.

          2. Syria: No one is over-throwing Syria. The missile strike by President Trump was limited in scope.

          3. Lebanon: The U.S. has done nothing to undermine that government, it’s simply incompetent.

          4. Libya: Hey, President Bush reached a deal with Mummar QadaffyDuck: give up your chemical weapons and we’ll leave you alone. AND BUSH DID. What President Obama did was and is stupid.

          5. Somalia: It hasn’t had a government in 25 years, and NOW it does – thanks to AMISOM and the financial and military support we give to AMISOM.

          6. The Sudan: Clinton blew up a few chemical weapons factories when al-Quaeda built them. Once again, you SHILL for al-Quaeda, Li’l Hitler. But we’ve done nothing more to the Sudan, except help the slaves of South Sudan to free themselves. THAT is not going well, but not because of us.

          7. Iran: Iran helped murder and maim thousands of U.S. troops in Lebanon, Iraq, Afghanistan and several other terrorist attacks AND STILL WE HAVE DONE NOTHING.

          • tapatio

            1. Iraq: we’ve created the only democracy in the middle east and it answers to TEHRAN.

            The Iraqi government doesn’t “answer to Tehran. Iraq is a US occupied country, ILLEGALLY OCCUPIED by the US. The fact that it has a Shia majority and government doesn’t mean that it is controlled by Iran.

            2. Syria: No one is over-throwing Syria. The missile strike by President Trump was limited in scope.
            The missile strike by the United States was a CRIMINAL ACT OF WAR by international law to which the United States is signatory. Donald Trump should face the International Criminal Court for issuing those orders – which, of course, will never happen.

            3. Lebanon: The U.S. has done nothing to undermine that government, it’s simply incompetent.
            The United States supported (with US troops) the ILLEGAL Israeli invasion of Lebanon. The competence of the Lebanese government is of no concern to the US or its Jew masters.

            4. Libya: Hey, President Bush reached a deal with Mummar QadaffyDuck: give up your chemical weapons and we’ll leave you alone. AND BUSH DID. What President Obama did was and is stupid.
            What Obama/HELLary did was not “stupid”………IT WAS A WAR CRIME AND CRIME AGAINST HUMANITY under international law to which the US is signatory.

            5. Somalia: It hasn’t had a government in 25 years, and NOW it does – thanks to AMISOM and the financial and military support we give to AMISOM.
            “AMISOM” is controlled by the political/psychological/CIA warfare creatures (I can’t call anything that does that “human”) at Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti…………a place where James Wherry has worked. (see below)

            6. The Sudan: Clinton blew up a few chemical weapons factories when al-Quaeda built them. Once again, you SHILL for al-Quaeda, Li’l Hitler. But we’ve done nothing more to the Sudan, except help the slaves of South Sudan to free themselves. THAT is not going well, but not because of us.
            NOT WORTH A RESPONSE

            7. Iran: Iran helped murder and maim thousands of U.S. troops in Lebanon, Iraq, Afghanistan and several other terrorist attacks AND STILL WE HAVE DONE NOTHING.
            Iran aided the Iraqis in resisting the ILLEGAL US invasion of their country. Iran aided Lebanon in resisting the CRIMINAL/ILLEGAL Israeli (US supported/assisted) invasion of Lebanon. That Americans died is tough sh!t!! I was taught in ROTC that, if I committed a war crime (under orders or not) that I would/should be hanged. US officers should be aware of the laws that govern their actions. If they chose to ignore those laws and act on ILLEGAL ORDERS, they suffer the consequences.

            • James Wherry

              1. Iraq – Tehran wanted us out of Iraq in 2011. Obama was apparently negotiating another crappy deal to stay in the middle east, just like he was doing in Afghanistan.

              2. Syria – your comment answers nothing. That missile hit was lawful under international law, but it DEFINITELY wasn’t enough to over-throw a regime.

              3. Lebanon. The 1983 U.S. intervention was to get the fighting to end and all foreigners out of there. If your Shi’ite STOOGES hadn’t been dumb enough to attack us, Israel would have been forced out, 15 years earlier.

              4. Libya – NO DUH, DIPWAD! But Bush didn’t do it. Libya proves there was no “conspiracy” to oust these nations.

              5. Somalia – AMISOM is FUNDED by the U.S. – and that’s the point which you are so DEFTLY trying to pretend you don’t see: we didn’t over-throw the government, we put the first one in years in there and now they’re destroying YOUR JIHADIST BUDDIES IN AL-SHEBAAB.

              6. The Sudan – Yep: you have no response.

              7. Iran – after 2003, we were there by the consent of the government of Iraq. The only people Iran WAS HELPING WERE MORE OF YOUR JIHADIST BUDDIES FROM AL-QUAEDA WHO HAD MOVED IN. YES, THEY ALSO HELPED THE SHI’ITE JIHADISTS MURDER SUN’NI’S. NO SURPRISE, THERE. THANKS FOR THE ADMISSION.

        • tapatio

          JAMES WHERRY, THE SELF-STYLED “CHRISTIAN” ZIONIST (below) CLAIMS THAT MY COMMENT IS A “FARCE”.

          THE SUBSTANCE OF MY COMMENT IS THE TWO DOCUMENTS THAT I LINKED. BOTH OF THOSE DOCUMENTS ARE VERY EASILY VERIFIED BY ANYONE WILLING TO DO A BIT OF CHECKING. WHERRY, OF COURSE, HOPES DESPERATELY THAT NOBODY WILL CLICK ON THE LINKS OR BOTHER TO FACT-CHECK.

          The truest words in Judaism………

          ” TO COMMUNICATE ANYTHING WITH A GOY (non-Jew) ABOUT OUR RELATIONS WOULD BE EQUAL TO THE KILLING OF ALL JEWS, FOR IF THE GOYIM KNEW WHAT WE TEACH ABOUT THEM, THEY WOULD KILL US OPENLY”.
          Talmud

          This Judeo-Fascist cult, masquerading as religion and ethnicity, is going to CHOKE to DEATH on what it hates and fears most – THE TRUTH

      • James Wherry

        As usual, the cheapest shot you can take at a political opponent is to question their “motives.” Motives are nearly impossible to prove or disprove – which is what makes these crackpot allegations so cheap. The economy is doing fine and President Trump aims for a tax cut and infrastructure spending.

        More to the point, President Trump is NOT “taking America to war.” He could have hit Assad’s bunker, or Assad’s brother’s bunker. He could have taken out the entire Syrian military. Instead, his actions were reasonable and limited.

        But don’t blame Trump for any changes of heart: blame Assad. Last week, Secretary of State Tillerson and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley articulated an entirely new U.S. policy, that regime change and the removal of Bashir al-Assad would no longer be demands of the United States and that the leadership of Syria “Will be decided by the Syrian people.”

        MintPressNews should have been doing handstands and cartwheels. Instead, it just kept on spitting on President Trump. The comments, however, drew angry condemnation from Democratic Senator Tim Kaine and Republican Senator John McCain, calling Trump’s policy change “disgraceful.” http://www.politico.com/story/2017/04/white-house-trump-syria-john-mccain-236859

        In short, Trump stood up to his own party and the rest of the pro-war politicians in Washington DC. Those SAME politicians will now say that Tillerson and Haley’s comments gave Assad “a Green Light to murder his people.” It’s disappointing that we have to deal with this.

      • James Wherry

        It’s evident that this article and the resulting thread ignores the fact Assad produced chemical weapons and used them on his own people. https://www.opcw.org/special-sections/syria-and-the-opcw/. Ask Assad: he’s the one who promised he would GIVE THEM UP along with THE EQUIPMENT NECESSARY TO PRODUCE THE CHEMICAL WEAPONS. It’s evident now that he kept some. http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/227882

        • James Wherry

          *** WARNING *** Below are the comments of the neo-NAZ! “tapatio.” He hates Jews, gays and anyone who disagrees with him. Simply put, he wants JEWS DEAD and will support Iran and Syria to achieve that goal. Rather than dealing with the issues at hand, he simply engages in ad homoneim attacks and smear campaigns.

          https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/cb0512cfa2ffb6e97bea57ec0fe79b3352d596c287c93c8353f3dc8dace81eb8.jpg

        • tapatio

          Wherry, you are F’ing STUPID!!!

          The “rebels” (US supported foreign terrorists) USED CHEMICAL WEAPONS THAT WERE TRACED BACK TO STUFF THAT THE UNITED STATES (IN VIOLATION OF INTERNATIONAL LAW) GAVE TO SADDAM (IRAQ) WHEN SADDAM ATTACKED IRAN. THOSE CHEMICAL WEAPONS WERE TRANSFERRED TO ISIS/AL QAEDA AFTER WE INVADED IRAQ.

          FOURTH TIME TODAY THAT I’VE RESPONDED TO THIS SAME LIE BY THE JEWS’ TROLL, JAMES WHERRY.

          • James Wherry

            LoL! Yes, you have “responded” by posting your same lie.

            1. Saddam Hussein was never given chemical weapons by the USA. We led the military weapons boycott on Iraq and Iran to make them stop the war.

            2. ISIL did not exist in 2003, when we invaded Iraq, so Saddam didn’t transfer ANYTHING to them.

            3. Al-Quaeda was not in Iraq (contrary to Bush’es claims), so that’s out, too.

            4. In fact, ALL OF SADDAM’s WMD WERE DESTROYED BY 1996!

            If I believed your stupidity, I actually would consider supporting the Iraq invasion even more than I do, because what you posted IS PURE BUSH PROPAGANDA!!!!

      • tapatio

        THE CREDIBILITY OF JAMES WHERRY (whose comment is below) A SELF-STYLED “CHRISTIAN” ZIONIST (How can any human claim to follow Christ and promote the crimes of Zionism?) TROLL IN THE EMPLOY OF ISRAEL CAN BE JUDGED FROM WHAT HE IS…………………………

        JAMES WHERRY WAS STUPID ENOUGH TO USE HIS NAME AND A PHOTO THAT COULD BE TRACED. TURNS OUT THAT HE IS……………..

        1) A “GAY” PREDATOR THAT BOUGHT A BOY FROM THE PHILIPPINES TO USE AS HIS SXX TOY. PRESUMABLY, THIS BOY HAS PAPERS CLAIMING THAT HE IS OF AGE. BUT, HE COULD PASS FOR A JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL KID.

        2) A MAJOR IN THE US ARMY FROM “CIVIL AFFAIRS”. BABY-BOOMERS MIGHT RECALL THAT “CIVIL AFFAIRS” WAS PROMINENT IN THE “PHOENIX PROGRAM” IN VIETNAM……..THOSE WONDERFUL FOLKS WHO TOLD THE VIETNAMESE PEOPLE, “LOVE AMERICA OR WE’LL NAPALM YOUR VILLAGE.” WHERRY HAS ALSO BRAGGED ABOUT HELPING TO TRAIN THE STATE TERRORISTS OF UGANDA. (And Wherry holds a law degree from some cow college in Iowa and has even been censured by the American Bar Association)

        3) A SELF-PROFESSED “CHRISTIAN” ZIONIST. THESE, AH, PEOPLE BELIEVE THAT, ONCE ALL OF THE JEWS ARE GATHERED IN PALESTINE, SOMETHING CALLED “ARMAGEDDON” WILL HAPPEN AND ALL OF THE “CHRISTIAN” ZIONISTS WILL BE WHISKED UP TO HEAVEN WITH THEIR BODIES INTACT IN THE HOLY 0RGASM THEY CALL THE “RAPTURE”. NOBODY HAS EVER EXPLAINED TO THE OTHER 99% OF CHRISTIANITY HOW THESE FUNDAMENTALISTS WHACK-A-MOLES CAN BELIEVE THAT JESUS OR HIS DAD WOULD EVER SUPPORT SUCH FANTASIES OR THE CRIMES SUPPORTED BY PSEUDO-CHRISTIAN ZIONISTS..
        https://www.facebook.com/james.wherry.39

        http://wrbl.com/2015/06/27/local-reaction-to-scotus-decision/

        http://www.ledger-enquirer.com/news/local/article29462263.html

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vtrbvD22CEQ

      • James Wherry

        As usual, the cheapest shot you can take at a political opponent is to question their “motives.” Motives are nearly impossible to prove or disprove – which is what makes these crackpot allegations so cheap. The economy is doing fine and President Trump aims for a tax cut and infrastructure spending.

        More to the point, President Trump is NOT “taking America to war.” He could have hit Assad’s bunker, or Assad’s brother’s bunker. He could have taken out the entire Syrian military. Instead, his actions were reasonable and limited.

        But don’t blame Trump for any changes of heart: blame Assad. Last week, Secretary of State Tillerson and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley articulated an entirely new U.S. policy, that regime change and the removal of Bashir al-Assad would no longer be demands of the United States and that the leadership of Syria “Will be decided by the Syrian people.”

        MintPressNews should have been doing handstands and cartwheels. Instead, it just kept on spitting on President Trump. The comments, however, drew angry condemnation from Democratic Senator Tim Kaine and Republican Senator John McCain, calling Trump’s policy change “disgraceful.” http://www.politico.com/story/2017/04/white-house-trump-syria-john-mccain-236859

        In short, Trump stood up to his own party and the rest of the pro-war politicians in Washington DC. Those SAME politicians will now say that Tillerson and Haley’s comments gave Assad “a Green Light to murder his people.”