#Obama was ‘skeptical’ of #Syria rebel #boondoggle

The failed $500 million program to set up a proxy army in Syria was a test, US President Barack Obama told ’60 Minutes’, adding that he had doubts about the project from the start. He also ruled out sending US troops to Syria. “I’ve been skeptical from the get-go about the notion that we were going to effectively create this proxy army inside of Syria,” Obama said in the interview. “My goal has been to try to test the proposition, can we be able to train and equip a moderate opposition that’s willing to fight ISIL?” Broadcast Sunday night, Obama’s interview … Continue reading #Obama was ‘skeptical’ of #Syria rebel #boondoggle

#Obama Has Cut Military To The Bone (Pray We’re Not Attacked) Army on ‘ragged edge’ of readiness

  WASHINGTON — An increasing workload and continuously shrinking budgets have pushed the United States Army to “the ragged edge of readiness,” Army Secretary John McHugh said Monday. McHugh, speaking at the annual convention of the Association of the United States Army, called for Congress to work together to provide the Army — and the larger military — with budget clarity as it deals with contingency and humanitarian issues across the globe and prepares for the “unseen” problems it could face in the near future.While the Army is currently funded — with a budget of about $120 billion, down from … Continue reading #Obama Has Cut Military To The Bone (Pray We’re Not Attacked) Army on ‘ragged edge’ of readiness

Ben Carson Is Right! He’s under fire over comment on Nazi gun control and Holocaust

When Dr. Ben Carson, a rising star among GOP presidential candidates, brought up the Holocaust in criticizing gun control, he offended many and attracted the ire of the mainstream media. Are Carson’s critics correct, or did the doctor read his history?“I think the likelihood of Hitler being able to accomplish his goals would have been greatly diminished if the people had been armed,” Carson told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer on Thursday. “I’m telling you there is a reason these dictatorial people take guns first.”The neuro-surgeon, currently polling second in the contest for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination, was referring to a … Continue reading Ben Carson Is Right! He’s under fire over comment on Nazi gun control and Holocaust

#Iraq PM open Door to #Russian airstrikes on #IslamicState militants

Lavrov said that Russia would not go if they were not invited, looks like the invitations are in the mail…   Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told FRANCE24 in an exclusive interview on Thursday that he is open to allowing … Continue reading #Iraq PM open Door to #Russian airstrikes on #IslamicState militants

US Military Denies Defection of #Syria rebels to #AlNusra ; #Tax Dollars Well Spent?

  US military officials on Wednesday denied reports that the latest batch of American-trained Syrian rebels had defected to an Al-Qaeda affiliate.The Pentagon is under intense scrutiny over its “train-and-equip” program in which moderate Syrian rebels are given instruction and … Continue reading US Military Denies Defection of #Syria rebels to #AlNusra ; #Tax Dollars Well Spent?

#ACLU and #LGBT agenda wants #KimDavis’ ‘scalp to hang on the wall’

Federal prisoner Kim Davis walked into the Kentucky jail cell wearing an orange jumpsuit and holding a Bible.“When I went back into that holding cell I hit my knees and just prayed, just cried out for God to give me … Continue reading #ACLU and #LGBT agenda wants #KimDavis’ ‘scalp to hang on the wall’

Franklin #Graham Condemns #Obama’s Guest List for Papal Welcome as ‘Sinful’

  Evangelist Franklin Graham has called President Obama’s guest list for Pope Francis’ welcome this week “disgraceful and obviously inappropriate,” even as the Vatican has reportedly objected to the White House’s invitation to transgender activists, an openly gay bishop and … Continue reading Franklin #Graham Condemns #Obama’s Guest List for Papal Welcome as ‘Sinful’

Ben Carson “absolutely would not agree” #Muslim Should Be President  

He also said that “Islam, as a religion, is incompatible with the Constitution” Ben Carson Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson said he would not support a Muslim as President of the United States.Responding to a question on “Meet the Press,” the retired neurosurgeon said, “I would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation. I absolutely would not agree with that.”He also said that Islam, as a religion, is incompatible with the Constitution.Carson, who is near the top of several early presidential polls, said a president’s faith should matter depending on what that faith is. “If … Continue reading Ben Carson “absolutely would not agree” #Muslim Should Be President  

Bill Passes That Gives Legal Protection to Babies Born-Alive During #Abortion #Defundpp

“And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.” Matthew 25:40 The U.S. House … Continue reading Bill Passes That Gives Legal Protection to Babies Born-Alive During #Abortion #Defundpp

#Feds Admit #ISIS #terror intel manipulation dates back to at least 2012

  The alleged manipulation of intelligence to downplay the strength of terror groups is far more extensive than previously reported and goes back to at least 2012, according to the Republican chairman of the House intelligence committee. The Defense Department … Continue reading #Feds Admit #ISIS #terror intel manipulation dates back to at least 2012

Rep. Paul Gosar vows to boycott #Pope’s speech over #climatechange

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican lawmaker said he will boycott Pope Francis’ speech to Congress next week because of the possibility the pontiff will discuss his support for policies to fight climate change. Three-term Rep. Paul Gosar of Arizona said … Continue reading Rep. Paul Gosar vows to boycott #Pope’s speech over #climatechange

US plans to accept #Russia offer to join military talks on #Syria 

  WASHINGTON –  Amid increasing unease and uncertainty over Russia’s intentions, the Obama administration plans to accept an offer from Russia for direct talks on its military buildup in Syria that U.S. officials believe is aimed at propping up Syrian … Continue reading US plans to accept #Russia offer to join military talks on #Syria 

What! Majority of Pope Francis’s US Addresses to Be in Spanish Speak English Please!

    Pope Francis will deliver all but four of his 18 addresses during his forthcoming visit to the United States in Spanish because he is still not comfortable speaking in English, the Vatican said on Tuesday.At a briefing on … Continue reading What! Majority of Pope Francis’s US Addresses to Be in Spanish Speak English Please!

#Breaking US training helped mold Islamic State’s top military commander – #ISIS #OpIsis Stripes

                  KILLIS, Turkey (Tribune News Service) — The 15 Chechens looking to cross the border from Turkey to Syria didn’t strike Abdullah as particularly important or unusual.It was early summer in 2012, … Continue reading #Breaking US training helped mold Islamic State’s top military commander – #ISIS #OpIsis Stripes