Connect with us

U.S. News

CIA Counterterror Chief Suggests Going To War Against ‘Domestic Insurgents’

Compares dissenting Americans to Taliban, Al Qaeda; Compares President Trump to Saddam Hussein.

Published

on

Smederevac / Getty Images

The former head of the CIA Counterterrorism Center has suggested that counterinsurgency tactics used by the military in Iraq and Afghanistan should be applied to ‘domestic extremists’ inside the US.

NPR reports that Robert Grenier, who directed the CIA’s Counterterrorism program from 2004 to 2006, declared “We may be witnessing the dawn of a sustained wave of violent insurgency within our own country, perpetrated by our own countrymen.”

In an op-ed for The New York Times last week, Grenier suggested that “extremists who seek a social apocalypse … are capable of producing endemic political violence of a sort not seen in this country since Reconstruction.”

Grenier, also a former CIA station chief in Pakistan and Afghanistan, grouped together “the Proud Boys, the Three Percenters, the Oath Keepers, ‘Christian’ national chauvinists, white supremacists and QAnon fantasists” and claimed they are all “committed to violent extremism.”

Grenier labeled dissenters an “insurgency” and called for them to be “defeated” like an enemy army.

In further comments to NPR, Grenier stated that “as in any insurgency situation, you have committed insurgents who are typically a relatively small proportion of the affected population. But what enables them to carry forward their program is a large number of people from whom they can draw tacit support.”

Grenier also stated that insurgents may emerge from groups who “believe that the election was stolen,” or those “who don’t trust NPR or The New York Times.”

“The most violent elements that we are concerned about right now see former President Trump as a broadly popular and charismatic symbol,” the CIA spook added, before comparing Trump to Saddam Hussein.

“You know, just as I saw in the Middle East that the air went out of violent demonstrations when [Iraqi leader] Saddam Hussein was defeated and seen to be defeated, I think the same situation applies here,” he proclaimed.

Grenier suggested that Trump should be convicted at the upcoming impeachment trial as a ‘national security imperative’ because “So long as he is there and leading the resistance, if you will, which he shows every sign of intending to do, he is going to be an inspiration to very violent people.”

Grenier then compared Americans to Al Qaeda and the Taliban, noting that in Afghanistan “the thrust of our campaign there was, yes, to hunt down al-Qaida, but primarily to remove the supportive environment in which they were able to live and to flourish. And that meant fighting the Taliban.”

“I think that is the heart of what we need to deal with here,” he added.

Listen:

Linking to Grenier’s comments, journalist Glenn Greenwald quipped that wedding guests throughout America should watch out for drone missiles:

The call to treat Americans as terrorist insurgents comes on the heels of a Department of Homeland Security warning that those dissatisfied with the election result may rise up and commit acts of terrorism in the coming weeks.

“Information suggests that some ideologically-motivated violent extremists with objections to the exercise of governmental authority and the presidential transition, as well as other perceived grievances fueled by false narratives, could continue to mobilize to incite or commit violence,” stated the bulletin issued last week through the DHS National Terrorist Advisory System — or NTAS.

The bulletin added that ‘extremists’ may be “motivated by a range of issues, including anger over COVID-19 restrictions, the 2020 election results, and police use of force.”

Continue Reading
Comments

U.S. News

NYC to Deploy 10,000 Cleanup Army As Trash, Rat Problem Escalates

Complaints surge by 150 per cent.

Published

on

Alexi Rosenfeld via Getty Images

New York City is being forced to deploy an army of 10,000 cleanup workers in response to worsening problems with trash and rats.

A newly created ‘City Cleanup Corps’ will be tasked with fighting the piles of garbage on the streets of the Big Apple, with complaints surging by 150% between March and August last year.

After a $100 million cut to the city’s sanitation budget, filth and rodent infestations have become a common sight, with data revealing that waste tonnage rose 15% by the end of March compared to the early months of the pandemic.

The city’s trash problem was further exacerbated last year when officials re-located the homeless to higher end neighborhoods and hotels in an attempt to stop the spread of COVID.

Even before the pandemic, rat sightings reported to the city’s hotline surged by 38% between 2018 and 2019.

“When we see dirty streets, people intuitively think either government isn’t doing its job or things are really bad,” said former sanitation commissioner and Democratic primary candidate Kathryn Garcia.

Violent crime in the city also began to surge last year, prompting many New Yorkers to flee, with a survey taken last summer finding that two in five residents want to leave.

As we document in the video below, with the economy on its knees, trash-strewn streets, violent crime soaring and people now working remotely from home, there’s literally no reason to live in a big city anymore and people are fleeing in droves.

SUBSCRIBE on YouTube:

Follow on Twitter:

———————————————————————————————————————

Brand new merch now available! Get it at https://www.pjwshop.com/

PJW Shop

ALERT!

In the age of mass Silicon Valley censorship It is crucial that we stay in touch.

I need you to sign up for my free newsletter here.

Support my sponsor – Turbo Force – a supercharged boost of clean energy without the comedown.

Also, I urgently need your financial support here.

———————————————————————————————————————

Continue Reading

U.S. News

Report: The ‘Squad’ Hired Private Security While Calling For Abolition Of Police

Armed security for themselves, but for everyone else, their police get defunded and the people themselves get disarmed

Published

on

Steve Watson

Cheriss May/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Members of the So Called ‘squad’ of extreme leftist Democrats spent thousands of dollars on hiring private security while simultaneously calling for defunding and even abolishing the police, a report highlights.

According to Federal Election Commission (FEC) records, Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (New York), Ilhan Omar (Minnesota), Cori Bush (Missouri) and Ayanna Pressley (Massachusetts) privately built up their own protection forces, while telling the public that they shouldn’t rely on police protection, and that police departments should be defunded because of ‘institutional racism’.

The Daily Caller picked up on the filings, noting that the Democrats Reps. spent “nearly $70,000” on private security from January to March this year.

The records show that Ocasio-Cortez paid one company based out of Brooklyn, New York, $9,000 for 3 months of security consulting. She then also spent more than $24,000 on ‘security’ on January 25, and almost $4,000 on ‘security services’ on January 19, with a further payment of $849.22 for ‘security services’ on February 2.

According to the records, Rep. Omar spent $3,103.61 on private security, with Pressley spending $4,186.75 on “security Services,” and Cori Bush reported to have spent $30,000 on security.

Bush also refused to answer questions Wednesday about the funds:

All of these Reps. have called for defunding the police:

“Defunding police means defunding police,” Ocasio-Cortez said in a June 30 statement, noting “It does not mean budget tricks or funny math. It does not mean moving school police officers from the NYPD budget to the Department of Education’s budget so the exact same police remain in schools.”

Pressley, along with another squad member Rashida T’laib introduced the BREATHE Act to defund police departments last year. T’laib has rabidly called not only for defunding but ABOLISHING the police.

Also last Summer, Omar said on CNN’s “State of the Union” that Minneapolis has to “rebuild” its police department as it is “rotten to the root” and impossible to reform.

While the squad amass their own private security and call for abolishing the police, the vast majority of black Americans are diametrically opposed to such action.

As always, it’s one rule for them and another for everyone else.

Last year after unrest and violence targeting police, Harvard university Professor Roland Fryer urged that defunding the police would cause more loss of life, citing figures showing that there are “450 excess homicides per year” when police are not able to do their jobs proficiently.

“Defunding the police is not a solution and could cost thousands of black lives,” professor Fryer wrote in an email to the College Fix.

Fryer has recently authored a research paper titled “Policing the Police: The Impact of “Pattern-or-Practice Investigations on Crime,” noting that police are less present when ‘viral incidents’ occur, meaning crime, including homicides increase… a lot.

Last year it was reported by the New York Times that Gun violence is up 358% in New York City since June 2019 as police are being stripped of resources in Democrat run cities nationwide.

The explosion in gun violence dovetailed with the disbanding of NYPD anti-crime units, a decision that meant around 600 plainclothes officers were taken off targeted raids and reassigned.

In addition, Democrat imposed “reforms” have meant that around 40% of people arrested on gun possession charges were released without bail in 2019.

Figures also show that other Democrat run cities including Chicago and Minneapolis have experienced a massive uptick in gun violence.

Despite the crime spike, the Minneapolis City Council unanimously passed a resolution to replace the police department with a “community-led public safety system.”

SUBSCRIBE on YouTube:

Follow on Twitter:

———————————————————————————————————————
Brand new merch now available! Get it at https://www.pjwshop.com/ PJW Shop

ALERT! In the age of mass Silicon Valley censorship It is crucial that we stay in touch.

We need you to sign up for our free newsletter here.

Support our sponsor – Turbo Force – a supercharged boost of clean energy without the comedown.

Also, we urgently need your financial support here. ———————————————————————————————————————

Continue Reading

U.S. News

Video: Kamala Harris Can’t Stop Laughing, No One Else Finds It Funny

Everything seems to be a joke to her

Published

on

Steve Watson

Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Kamala Harris, who is effectively the President of the country at this point, cannot stop laughing at totally inappropriate times.

The latest example came on Monday as Harris spoke in North Carolina about the Administration’s much maligned jobs plan.

Harris attempted to crack a joke, suggesting that opportunities are “equally available to women as well as men” like hard hats… or something.

“Because there’s an interesting fact,” Harris said, struggling not to laugh at her own speech, “In case you didn’t know, hard hats are actually unisex.”

Despite the fact that literally no one knew what the hell she was laughing at, or found what she was saying funny, Harris felt the need to blurt out loud “everybody’s laughing.”

Harris keeps repeating this bizarre behaviour:

SUBSCRIBE on YouTube:

Follow on Twitter:

———————————————————————————————————————
Brand new merch now available! Get it at https://www.pjwshop.com/ PJW Shop

ALERT! In the age of mass Silicon Valley censorship It is crucial that we stay in touch.

We need you to sign up for our free newsletter here.

Support our sponsor – Turbo Force – a supercharged boost of clean energy without the comedown.

Also, we urgently need your financial support here. ———————————————————————————————————————

Continue Reading

Trending