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Steve Mills

Gen. Qassem Soleimani. Comments on his removal?

Posted Saturday, January 4, 2020, at 9:36 AM
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    The world is a better place without him. At this point, I would be shocked if the rabid left ever said anything good about Trump.

    As far as notifying Congress, perhaps they would have been if they didn't have muslim members that want to destroy America. Anyway, it was just some people doing some things.

    Obama could have taken him out but he was too busy kissing Iran's a......

    Question of the day: Where does a terrorist go after getting blown up?

    Answer: Everywhere!

    -- Posted by fair share on Sat, Jan 4, 2020, at 10:53 AM
  • It is nothing more than another campaign stunt. There is no over-riding policy or set of principles that directs their actions, except to win the next election. To do that, the fan base has to be fed a constant diet of new stunts. If a shooting war is calculated to increase the probability of winning the game, then a shooting war we will have. This is what reality TV looks like when you translate it into real life.

    -- Posted by lazarus on Sun, Jan 5, 2020, at 9:47 AM
  • From the feedback from other nations about this guy, and even Obama’s folks, they would have taken him out as well. Don’t know they had the backbone to do it but they got Osama so...., maybe.

    -- Posted by stevemills on Sun, Jan 5, 2020, at 1:10 PM
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    My sources tell me the whole story.

    General Soleimani was black opp CIA

    Hadi Al Amirl was his second in command who would have taken over for Gen Solimani. Trump took them both out and the car they were in which also was carrying some of his Bio Weapons, using a drone.

    Had trump told the congress, our 80% corrupt congress would have informed the enemy and the strike would have been unsuccessful or aborted.

    These were the bad guys. Without having security clearance, very few people would have known that they worked for the United States Deep State CIA!

    Trump again did another great thing for the whole world, Regardless of what some or all Trump Haters think.

    President Obama knew these two were bad terrorists, but so was Obama, so why would Obama take them out. Obama's Grand father created the Muslim Brotherhood.

    The Mass Arrests are coming and they are now trying to use sexual advances against Trump again. Sorry, they are going to prison and some executed for treason. All these women who are coming out against trump with sexual assault charges or sexual propositions may be included in the arrests for "Sedition" [the act of inciting revolt or violence against a lawful authority with the goal of destroying or overthrowing it], if they can't prove it!

    How many MSM personnel and Movie Actors/Actresses/Directors/Publishers and Social Media website owners that deny people the right to speak freely, can you name who could be arrested for sedition?

    -- Posted by sui on Sun, Jan 5, 2020, at 3:00 PM
  • Of course our house leftys will complain.

    Did they complain when obummer bombed 7 countries without congressional approval, or droned an American citizen without due process?

    No,but with the economy doing so well, it destroys the lefts victimhood narrative, and they're terrified that with 7 million open jobs, folks will start to question why we have able bodied people living on the dole, which would destroy their base.

    -- Posted by quietmike on Sun, Jan 5, 2020, at 7:42 PM
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    If having a non-Benghazi-like moment of responding to an attack on our embassy (sovereign soil), protecting American lives, and killing terrorists that have killed plenty of Americans is "nothing more than another campaign stunt", then I say bring it on. We need more "campaign stunts" like that. It is funny (not haha) how protecting Americans, doing what is best for our country, and killing people before they kill us can be considered a stunt. But I guess it is understandable that those that have been blinded by the liberal fog might think otherwise.

    Speaking of fog, I have lost track of when the declass, mass arrests, and executions started or will start. Apparently it will be just around the corner. Again.

    Question of the day: Why did the climate alarmists change it from "global warming" to "climate change"?

    Answer: Trump cured global warming by creating millions of snowflakes!

    -- Posted by fair share on Mon, Jan 6, 2020, at 10:21 AM
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    Ok. It is time for the current round of TDS to settle down. General Soleimani had his funeral. I doubt the Iranians in the funeral party realized the irony of hauling him to his final resting place in "the heartbeat of America", a Chevy truck.

    The sky is falling war worryers can take a deep breath and try to focus. Iran declared war on us over 40 years ago and we haven't invaded them yet. Iran had their revenge last night pounding sand. Obviously, they don't want to provoke us too far. They are not so inept as to unintentionally miss on every shot fired. They know that Trump has never smoked in his life. They also know he is not beyond lighting up a camel or two if need be.

    Some claim ridding the world of the scumbag terrorist made us less safe. I'm guessing most of them are descendants of Neville Chamberlain. Do they really think the people chanting "Death to America" for over 40 years suddenly hate us more? They are just disappointed that we now have a President who will kick their a$$, not kiss it.

    -- Posted by fair share on Wed, Jan 8, 2020, at 1:09 PM
  • It would appear that he correctly judged the response, even though the opposition accused him of no definitive plan. Of course until they responded, how would anyone know what they were definitively going to do.

    -- Posted by stevemills on Wed, Jan 8, 2020, at 1:21 PM
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    Yeah, Steve, he done good. Not that the MSM or leftists will ever admit it. I suspect he most expected this response but I'm sure he had 20-30 plans in place to cover all contingencies. It is humorous to me thinking about how livid the never-Trumpers must be having to watch an outsider with "no diplomacy experience" run laps around the last few generations of experts. He basically told Iran to pound sand, and they did! I'm hoping his next trick will be to make the Democrats defend cancer.

    -- Posted by fair share on Wed, Jan 8, 2020, at 2:43 PM
  • My concern now is the “independent” insurgents who feel that they have a bone to pick as well since one of their leaders was killed as well.

    -- Posted by stevemills on Wed, Jan 8, 2020, at 4:07 PM
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    It's over for now! The deep State will have to come up with something else to postpone the mass arrests.

    Just as the Deep State provides signs for the Antifa and Other Terrorist groups in America who protest Trump, Our Deep State provided the Iranians and other countries with Printed Signs to protest Trumps bombing of the USA CIA in Iran. Did you see how quick they had the signs? They were already printed up ahead of Trumps Bombing.

    Trump didn't bomb Iran but the Deep State Leaders in Iran. In return Iran bombed the Desert so no American would be killed.

    Not only did Trump take out Gen. Qassem Soleimani with the drone but also 6 other top leaders under Soleimani, which made the Iranian president happy.

    The USA Deep State knew that Soleimani was running out of time and decided to sacrifice him now. The signs were made up weeks in advance of Trumps bombing. Trump talked to Iran before he took out Soleimani. It was all planned as a show of Iran vs US but in reality both parties are working together to take out the deep state.

    The Mass arrests have been delayed because there are too many Dumbs for the Deep State player to escape into. The Patriots are fighting the Deep State in these Dumbs and destroying the Dumbs so they can't travel in them or get away when the Mass Arrests begin. It may be March now before the Mass Arrests begin.

    [FYI] - 133 Under ground bases with 33 being used for Aliens. Aliens are housed in them along with their space ships. Aliens have been known to exist in or come to America since 1909.

    For list of these 133 Dumbs/Bases - https://tinyurl.com/uhquy42

    All these Bases are in the under ground Dumbs and connect counties to counties and bases to bases.

    Thousands of thousands of people are housed under ground in these bases, Deep State Bases and have been used for years by the Deep State. The Deep State has over 4 million employees working for them. This is why Trump is taking so long to drain the swamp. There are more swamp creatures than even I realized.

    This is not the bottom of the Rabbit hole! It gets deeper yet.

    Latest Update on Jeffery Epstein. Jeffery who killed himself in the prison cell, was not Jeffery Epstein, but a clone of Jeffery Epstein. Yes clones have been around for years. In fact there are 12 clones of President Donald Trump. You never know when he is at one of his Rallies or if it is one of his clones. With all the assassination attempts, they have to use one of his clones if there is a threat on Trumps life.

    The Twilight Zone? Yes! The is over 60,000 high technological devices available today for curing diseases and handicaps, etc.. We have been kept in the dark about all this. There are Evil Spirits from Hell living in some of these Dumbs and working with the Deep State. The Deep State is very Evil and their time is up. (Nopestradamus)

    -- Posted by sui on Wed, Jan 8, 2020, at 7:20 PM
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    BTW! The Main Stream Media has been renamed by God as the Main Stream Satanic Media. I have to agree with Him!!! They are all owned and operated by the Satanic Deep State.

    -- Posted by sui on Wed, Jan 8, 2020, at 7:31 PM
  • Nope. Just a campaign stunt. And it worked fabulously. He wanted to fire up his base, and his base is fired up.

    But what was really accomplished? We blew up an SUV and killed a couple of functionaries in the Iranian government. Do you think those are the only two bad guys in Iran? They were replaced before we knew they were dead. We "foiled" some evil plot. Somehow, a plot so huge that our intelligence service uncovered it, was simultaneously so small that killing one man stopped it... like in a comic book.

    Oh yes, and we showed Iran just how tough we were.... That we did. We made a bunch of hollow threats, and then backed down. Just like all the empty threats Trump has issued since entering the White House. His motto ought to be: Speak loudly, and carry a little stick. We assassinated someone, in Iraq. This is nothing new. Obama was like the king of assassinations. I found it very interesting in listening to an interview with Petraeus (or one of those former commanders- sorry i dont remember which one for sure)who was asked if he had ever considered taking out Soleimani. His answer was that it was never a consideration, as Soleimani never came out of Iran. We took him out because he had grown careless. We did not cross the line and carry out an operation in Iran. Iran, on the other hand, fired directly on our bases from within Iran. Now that is new ground. After all these years of dancing around with our proxy wars, assassinations, and terrorist attacks, this is the first time that there has been direct action between the US and Iran.... And after all that big talk about having "52 sites in Iran targeted" and all that bluster, what did we do? Nothing. Once again Trump's bluff was called and he backed down. If you believe that struck fear in the hearts of the Iranians, and they are going to think twice before messing with us, enjoy the delusion. You can put it right up there with peace between the Koreas, North Korea giving up their nuclear program, China backing down on their trade practices, and all those other signature "achievements."

    No, the objective was to fire up his fan base, and in that he was successful. The Democrats needed to be outraged, and that collection of idiots naturally obliged. Add in a heavy dose of big talk, which for some reason is conflated with actual toughness. Declare victory (it is always important to act like something was achieved). And, take the ever important swipe at the Obama bogeyman. The actual risk was pretty low. Iran does not have the military might to actually fight the US. While, had they lost their minds, it would have bogged us down further in another war we cannot lose, but can never win, their current government would have been doomed. They are not fools. On the international stage, however, they still turned it into a win. By making sure we knew what was coming, they avoided any real casualties, which might have called Trump's hand, but achieved a major victory by firing directly on the US without repercussions. The important thing is, the fan base is fired up. At least that was a success.

    -- Posted by lazarus on Thu, Jan 9, 2020, at 10:23 AM
  • Obama was the king of assassinations? Not sure I saw that headline so to what are you referring?

    Would you have been more supportive of Trump had he continued the fight into Iran? I was pleased that the Iranians "missed" (intentionally or not) and I was pleased that Mr. Trump did not push it further based on their fireworks.

    Most international "authorities" that I have read seemed to concur that this fellow was bad news and needed to be gone. Hence the low key criticisms. All the Democrats could complain about is that he did not tell Congress and I cannot find fault in that considering the make-up of the Democratic Party.

    I did not see Trump's speech as a declaration of victory, but an acknowledgement of their actions, and an offer to stop the tensions and start discussions. Maybe the guy eliminated was a "Hawk" as well and hindered discussions?

    How was this turned into an Iranian win? I expected it to be declared that for internal consumption but international? I missed that.

    They did not fire on the U.S. alone but instead a base cohabited by Iraqis, US. and I believe some other nations IN Iraq. Killing someone there would have been a mistake.

    The Iranian backed insurgents are something else though. We will see how well Iran controls them.

    -- Posted by stevemills on Thu, Jan 9, 2020, at 12:57 PM
  • Already we forget the outrage the right felt over Obamma and his "drone war"? Assassinations, targeted killings, or whatever term you want to apply became his legacy only because he was the lucky president to be in office when such an option became technologically simple. Sorry to use a source that is considered to the left, but it does also get high marks for accuracy, and it is not exactly praising Obamma's assassination program. As a source, I would label it more anti big government, but it does lean to the left.


    -- Posted by lazarus on Thu, Jan 9, 2020, at 2:58 PM
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    What was really accomplished? Well, we killed a terrorist. And they blew up some sand.

    I suppose those that are itching for a war would mock Trump and the USA for being weak. Everyone, including the Iranians, know that we have both the economic and military power to wipe the floor with Iran. And given the Keystone Kops like attack on us in Iraq, we certainly would have been justified in doing so. But sometimes it is actually stronger to do the adult thing.

    I just can't follow the logic of not taking out a bad guy just because he can be replaced. Seems like taking them out will at least slow them down.

    Assuming for the sake of argument that it was just a campaign stunt (it wasn't), we would be better off having more of them.

    -- Posted by fair share on Thu, Jan 9, 2020, at 10:02 PM
  • I don't recall being outraged at Obama for the missile attacks, not that I liked his presidency but I have not liked some Republican's as well.

    Eliminating the "bad" may eventually result in less wanting to be the bad one and terrorists NEED a BAD one to lead. Maybe it would reduce the cheerleaders as well.

    I was actually encouraged by Iran's control. It says they are not all fanatical crazies.

    I am surprised however that the never-Trumper's have not blamed him for the commercial flight being shot down.

    Does anyone remember a news release out of Iran that said the Ayatollah himself was in the missile command center directing the attack? I wonder if he is the one who panicked and pushed the wrong button or ordered it and took down the flight? Tragedy any way you look at it.

    -- Posted by stevemills on Fri, Jan 10, 2020, at 9:04 AM
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    I doubt the Ayatollah pushed the button. It was likely a defensive SAM that was on auto. The silly Tehran air traffic control were brilliant in letting commercial air traffic operate so close to war like activities in the area. And the brilliant Ukrainian airline didn't have the sense to wait a day or so. Things may have been way different if Americans had been on board. I wonder if Trudeau will put on his big girl panties and defend the honor of the fallen Canadians. Who am I kidding? Of course he won't.

    -- Posted by fair share on Fri, Jan 10, 2020, at 10:17 AM
  • Already we forget the outrage the right felt over Obamma and his "drone war"? - posted by Lazarus

    Already we forget the silence of the left, who is currently aghast at presidential "abuse of war powers", when obama bombed seven countries, and ordered the extra-judicial killing of an American citizen, after he won the nobel peace prize.

    -- Posted by quietmike on Fri, Jan 10, 2020, at 6:36 PM
  • It would appear that he correctly judged the response, even though the opposition accused him of no definitive plan. Of course until they responded, how would anyone know what they were definitively going to do.

    -- Posted by stevemills on Sat, Jan 11, 2020, at 7:27 AM
  • From what I'm reading Iran is a powder keg. The people of Iran are fed up with their abusive leaders, much like the people of Hong Kong. It's a tenuous situation, with Iranian leaders not having the resources of their Chinese counterparts.

    Taiwan re-elected President Tsai Ing-wen by a landslide today, which is being described as another rebuke of Chinese control.

    I hope these things, along with England's recent election, signal a pro freedom movement that will also appear in the upcoming US elections.

    -- Posted by quietmike on Sat, Jan 11, 2020, at 6:02 PM
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    I think the pro freedom movement started here 4 years ago and has been gaining steam as it makes it's way around the world. When it gets back here in November it will be bigger than ever.

    Of note, another one bites the dust today for the dems. First Harris, now Booker. Just doesn't seem like the racist democrat party has much support for their candidates of color.

    -- Posted by fair share on Mon, Jan 13, 2020, at 2:08 PM
  • Bloomberg held a rally with "judge judy" and 45 people showed up. His campaign insists the number is closer to 130 people.

    Meanwhile folks were camped out 24 hours in advance to attend Trump's rally in Milwaukee, while a NBA game is scheduled for the same time at a different venue in town.

    -- Posted by quietmike on Tue, Jan 14, 2020, at 8:08 PM
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    People just don't have any idea what is going on in the world and the Main Stream Media isn't going to tell you.

    Iran shot the plane down as it was taking off in Iran hoping Trump would retaliate to Iran's bombing in Iraq.

    The plane was shot down by Iran because there were High Tech Scientists and some evil CIA Black Opps that had too much info to let them leave. So Iran took the plane out just like Asian 370.

    Flight 370 had I think 12 scientists from different Countries working on "Cloaking" projects. I personally think the CIA forced the plane to land on Diego Garcia Island and the scientists removed. The passengers were probably reloaded and the plane fly off by auto pilot and dumped itself with the passengers in the Indian Ocean, never to be seen or heard from again. Those scientists would not have been killed, but kidnapped by a Country. Which One? US is on the Diego Garcia Island in the middle of nowhere with restricted air space around it for miles.

    Any way, Trump is no fool!!!

    Trump is controlling the Central Banks, Federal Reserve and the IMF, by changing back to the Gold Standard.

    Ask yourself? Why would Trump want to bomb and cause Billions of $ in damage to Iran, North Korea or any Country when they have to find gold to back their money with. Trump is working with all the Countries to get them on the Gold Standard. If any country can't back their debts, they won't be able to trade with any country on the Gold Standard. It is a world wide event, not just something for the USA.

    No other president has ever had to deal with so many things in his first term in office as The POTUS. Then add all the crazy sh it the Democrats have been and are still throwing at him while he is Making America Great Again.

    -- Posted by sui on Wed, Jan 15, 2020, at 10:51 PM
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    The demonrats are acting kinda like a bunch of mad monkeys what with all that sh it they are slinging. At least ninny nancy got off her a.. and got the ball rolling for Trump to be able to defend himself. Gonna be interesting to see if they end up calling witnesses. Sure the dims want to call Bolden and others, but they really don't want the Bidens or eric ciaramella to have to testify.

    -- Posted by fair share on Thu, Jan 16, 2020, at 7:50 AM
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