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[This column was written before Ms. Butina’s Friday sentencing.]

Maria Butina is in jail for doing nothing while Jared Kushner, who needed a godfathered security clearance due to his close Israeli ties, struts through the White House as senior advisor to the president.

The Mueller Special Counsel inquiry is far from over even though a final report on its findings has been issued. Although the investigation had a mandate to explore all aspects of the alleged Russian interference in the 2016 US election, from the start the focus was on the possibility that some members of the Trump campaign had colluded with the Kremlin to influence the outcome of the election to favor the GOP candidate. Even though that could not be demonstrated, many prominent Trump critics, to include Laurence Tribe of the Harvard Law School, are demanding that the investigation continue until Congress has discovered “the full facts of Russia’s interference [to include] the ways in which that interference is continuing in anticipation of 2020, and the full story of how the president and his team welcomed, benefited from, repaid, and obstructed lawful investigation into that interference and the president’s cooperation with it.”

Tribe should perhaps read the report more carefully. While it does indeed confirm some Russian meddling, it does not demonstrate that anyone in the Trump circle benefited from it or cooperated with it. The objective currently being promoted by dedicated Trump critics like Tribe is to make a case to impeach the president based on the alleged enormity of the Russian activity, which is not borne out by the facts: the Russian role was intermittent, small scale and basically ineffective.

One interesting aspect of the Mueller inquiry and the ongoing Russophobia that it has generated is the essential hypocrisy of the Washington Establishment. It is generally agreed that whatever Russia actually did, it did not affect the outcome of the election. That the Kremlin was using intelligence resources to act against Hillary Clinton should surprise no one as she described Russian President Vladimir Putin as Hitler and also made clear that she would be taking a very hard line against Moscow.

The anti-Russia frenzy in Washington generated by the vengeful Democrats and an Establishment fearful of a loss of privilege and entitlement claimed a number of victims. Among them was Russian citizen Maria Butina, who has a court date and will very likely be sentenced tomorrow.

Regarding Butina, the United States Department of Justice would apparently have you believe that the Kremlin sought to subvert the five-million-member strong National Rifle Association (NRA) by having a Russian citizen take out a life membership in the organization with the intention of corrupting it and turning it into an instrument for subverting American democracy. Maria Butina has, by the way, a long and well documented history as an advocate for gun ownership and was a co-founder in Russia of Right to Bear Arms, which is not an intelligence front organization of some kind. It is rather a genuine lobbying group with an active membership and agenda. Contrary to what has been reported in the mainstream media, Russians can own guns but the licensing and registration procedures are long and complicated, which Right to Bear Arms, modeling itself on the NRA, is seeking to change.

Butina, a graduate student at American University, is now in a federal prison, having been charged with collusion and failure to register as an agent of the Russian Federation. She was arrested on July 15, 2018. It is decidedly unusual to arrest and confine someone who has failed to register under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938 (FARA), but she has not been granted bail because, as a Russian citizen, she is considered to be a “flight risk,” likely to try to flee the US and return home.

FARA requires all individuals and organizations acting on behalf of foreign governments to registered with the Department of Justice and to report their sources of income and contacts. Federal prosecutors have claimed that Butina was reporting back to a Russian official while deliberating cultivating influential figures in the United States as potential resources to advance Russian interests, a process that is described in intelligence circles as “spotting and assessing.”

Maria eventually pleaded guilty of not registering under FARA to mitigate any punishment, hoping that she would be allowed to return to Russia after a few months in prison on top of the nine months she has already served. She has reportedly fully cooperated the US authorities, turning over documents, answering questions and undergoing hours of interrogation by federal investigators before and after her guilty plea.

Maria Butina basically did nothing that damaged US security and it is difficult to see where her behavior was even criminal, but the prosecution is asking for 18 months in prison for her in addition to the time served. She would be, in fact, one of only a handful of individuals ever to be imprisoned over FARA, and they all come from countries that Washington considers to be unfriendly, to include Cuba, Saddam’s Iraq and Russia. Normally the failure to comply with FARA is handled with a fine and compulsory registration.

Butina was essentially convicted of the crime of being Russian at the wrong time and in the wrong place and she is paying for it with prison. Selective enforcement of FARA was, ironically, revealed through evidence collected and included in the Mueller Report relating to the only foreign country that actually sought to obtain favors from the incoming Trump Administration. That country was Israel and the individual who drove the process and should have been fined and required to register with FARA was President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner. As Kushner also had considerable “flight risk” to Israel, which has no extradition treaty with the United States, he should also have been imprisoned.

Kushner reportedly aggressively pressured members of the Trump transition team to contact foreign ambassadors at the United Nations to convince them to vote against or abstain from voting on the December 2016 United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 condemning Israeli settlements. The resolution passed when the US, acting under direction of President Barack Obama, abstained, but incoming National Security Adviser Michael Flynn did indeed contact the Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak twice and asked for Moscow’s cooperation, which was refused. Kushner, who is so close to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that the latter has slept at the Kushner apartment in New York City, was clearly acting in response to direction coming from the Israeli government.

Another interesting tidbit revealed by Mueller relates to Trump foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos’s ties to Israel over an oil development scheme. Mueller “ultimately determined that the evidence was not sufficient to obtain or sustain a conviction” that Papadopoulos “committed a crime or crimes by acting as an unregistered agent of the Israeli government.” Mueller went looking for a Russian connection but found only Israel and decided to do nothing about it.

As so often is the case, inquiries that begin by looking for foreign interference in American politics start by focusing on Washington’s adversaries but then comes up with Israel. Noam Chomsky described it best “First of all, if you’re interested in foreign interference in our elections, whatever the Russians may have done barely counts or weighs in the balance as compared with what another state does, openly, brazenly and with enormous support. Netanyahu goes directly to Congress, without even informing the president, and speaks to Congress, with overwhelming applause, to try to undermine the president’s policies—what happened with Obama and Netanyahu in 2015. Did Putin come to give an address to the joint sessions of Congress trying to—calling on them to reverse US policy, without even informing the president? And that’s just a tiny bit of this overwhelming influence.”

Maria Butina is in jail for doing nothing while Jared Kushner, who needed a godfathered security clearance due to his close Israeli ties, struts through the White House as senior advisor to the president in spite of the fact that he used his nepotistically obtained access to openly promote the interests of a foreign government. Mueller knows all about it but recommended nothing, as if it didn’t happen. The media is silent. Congress will do nothing. As Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi put it “We in Congress stand by Israel. In Congress, we speak with one voice on the subject of Israel.” Indeed.

(Republished from Strategic Culture Foundation by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. We, the people of the United States of America, cannot get anything that we voted for done, like an end to mass-scale, welfare-subsidized immigration—something Trump promised to accomplish.

    That issue is the main reason for Trunp’s victory, and Russians had no impact in stoking an unresolved issue that has been around for decades, explaining why a dark-horse, third-party candidate rose so quickly to challenge both parties in the Nineties, taking around 30% of the vote. That candidate was Ross Perot.

    Republicans, like Buchanan, also got a lot of traction from the immigration issue over….the….decades. But none of them were able to cut through the globalist thicket because of the way global interests are entwined with our general political & economic scenes—far beyond the part concerning Russia. An interesting article by a “Hill” reporter summarizes the globalist back-and-forth between VP Joe Biden, some lawyers overseas and his son who was financially involved with a Ukrainian interest.

    And it is not just them, not even close.

    Most of the Uniparty elites in politics and in the business where world are skipping out on taking risks to create quality jobs for the 95 million US citizens (ages 16 — 65) who are out of the laborforce and the average, employed person in the USA who only work part-time. Elites are instead opting to milk the more lucrative global financial scene.

    Top-dog legal elites punish a handful of them—citizens & noncitizens—making it look like the globalist system polices itself, while everything goes on as usual for the rest of the elites. It is just as unfair at every other level of American society—from workplaces to schools.

    Rules for some are enforced to petty extremes, while for others it’s a rule-free playground.

    Many Americans fail to see the difference between the Russian meddling and what many other countries do. Many Americans are 100% certain that Russians did not influence their votes, including Americans who probably won’t vote for Trump next time due to things that have nothing to do with Russia. But it does not matter what most Americans think. Our elites make that clear all of the time.

  2. Given the horrific extent to which Israel manipulates and controls our political process, the professed outrage at Russia’s rather trivial shenanigans is absurd.

    It’s like a prostitute emerging from the hotel room where she’s turned her latest trick and claiming to feel defiled because a man looked at her ankles. The absurdity of it all is impossible not to notice.

  3. El Dato says:

    Just look at that picture!

    “At your service, young master!”

    SAD!

    • Replies: @Chick Gandil
    , @anon
  4. David says:

    Mean while, Joe Biden announces he’s running for president at the urging of “world leaders” to “save the world.”

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6962623/World-leaders-begged-run-claims-Joe-Biden.html

    • Replies: @renfro
    , @Rev. Spooner
  5. melpol says:

    European kings always had a court Jew, the most famous was Disraeli. He was smart as a whip and helped England rule the world. Now it is Kushner who is the court Jew and his Job is to help America maintain hegemony. Israel is just a toy for Kushner to poke the Arab Jihads whom he despises.

    • Replies: @Colin Wright
  6. MarkU says:

    How many times does it need to be said? It isn’t Israel that controls the US it is the bankers, Israel is a symptom, not the disease.

    A rather large proportion of the bankers are Jewish and that is why Israel is apparently immune to international law, why financial institutions can commit felonies and no-one goes to jail and why US politicians clap like trained sealions every time Netanyahoo makes a speech. It isn’t just the US either, most of Europe is controlled by the same people. Here in the UK 2/3 of our MP’s are in ‘friends of Israel” organisations.

    Being Jewish is very handy for them because they have been able to contrive a situation where any criticism of anyone Jewish or of Israel is automatically labelled as antisemitism (except Jewish criticism of Israel of course) Control of the media is their primary weapon.

    As the late Mike Ruppert used to say “Until you change the way money works you will change nothing”

  7. @melpol

    ‘…Now it is Kushner who is the court Jew and his Job is to help America maintain hegemony…’

    Then he’s doing a piss-poor job of it. If Trump was trying to write finis to American hegemony, is there anything he could do that he’s not already doing?

    • Replies: @Realist
  8. renfro says:
    @David

    If Joe “I am a zionist” Biden is the Dems candidate I won’t vote for him. This guy has spent 48 years getting a government check….since he was 28, never had a real job or career outside of politics.
    He’s like a piece of furniture with cufflinks.

  9. renfro says:

    FARA requires all individuals and organizations acting on behalf of foreign governments to registered with the Department of Justice and to report their sources of income and contacts.

    If FARA was enforced all of congress would have to register as agents for Israel.

    • Replies: @Hail
  10. Jett Rucker says: • Website

    Jared Kushner is the ultimate sayan.

  11. Hail says: • Website
    @renfro

    I wonder, does one even have to register as Foreign Agent of of Israel, or is it waived in that one special case?

    • Replies: @Lot
    , @James Forrestal
  12. anon[891] • Disclaimer says:

    according to that book released a month ago Kushner is busy selling out Americans on immigration to benefit himself financially with big business contacts that love illegal immigration

  13. LondonBob says:

    https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Younger-Republicans-are-less-supportive-of-Israel-poll-finds-587810

    Thought this poll was interesting, collapse in support for Israel amongst young Republicans and Democrats. The younger you are the more you get your news from the internet and thus bypass the traditional gatekeepers.

  14. Tsigantes says:

    So Lawrence Tribe is just another WW3 warmonger on behalf of…the tribe. Positioned by the tribe at Harvard….to be a quotable ‘expert’ on the tribe’s behalf. Busy lying….as per the norms of the tribe: earning his keep.

    Meanwhile, the tribe, funded by transnational money and directed from London and Israel, is not registered under FARA…..

    And the pasty-faced zombie Kushner (a total ignoramus, but brains are not required), directed from the tribal HQ in London / Israel, rules Trump.

  15. Realist says:
    @Colin Wright

    If Trump was trying to write finis to American hegemony, is there anything he could do that he’s not already doing?

    Fire all the Deep State assh0les like Kushner, Bolton and Pompeo.

  16. “Tribe should perhaps read the report more carefully. While it does indeed confirm some Russian meddling”

    You mean the money making scam of seeking donations from both party’s supporters.

    No doubt the prosecution of miss Maria Butina was unnecessary, petty and unraveled nothing about Russian intrigues in the US.

  17. That the Kremlin was using intelligence resources to act against Hillary Clinton should surprise no one as she described Russian President Vladimir Putin as Hitler and also made clear that she would be taking a very hard line against Moscow.

    This Deep State and MSM-generated canard also does not stand up to rigorous analysis. Perhaps Mr. Giraldi and the other VIPS will now examine this question objectively: Did Putin really want Trump over Hillary?

    1. The Clintons have proven to be very reliable business partners for “Uncle Vovo” in the matter of Uranium One and other transactions over the years.

    2. The candidate on whom Putin held the most “blackmail material” was Hillary Clinton and the looted and “missing” emails from her illegal private server. But none of this ever leaked out.

    3. Was Hillary’s hard line going to be hard enough to overthrow Putin? Or was it going to be just hard enough to give him the benefits of war in terms of local elite patriotic loyalty but without any of the disadvantages of excessive cost and extreme risk?

    4. Among Putin’s most vital foreign policy objectives are sustaining high oil and gas prices and defending Gazprom’s traditional European markets. Hillary’s anti-fracking and overall radical enviro-whacko policies were ideal for restricting rising US oil and gas production and aborting the US natural gas export boom. Would Hillary’s policies have promoted higher or lower global oil and gas prices?

    Its Donald Trump who is opening up drilling and touring eastern Europe celebrating the opening of liquified natural gas import terminals in Poland and the Baltic.

    • Agree: Lot
    • Replies: @Herald
    , @The Alarmist
  18. @MarkU

    Indeed. Who says NO to their banker?

  19. Moi says:
    @MarkU

    Did the bankers ask Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and the Golan Heights as belonging to Israel? I don’t think so.

    • Replies: @MarkU
    , @James Forrestal
  20. MarkU says:
    @Moi

    I notice you have no alternative suggestion. Perhaps you might like to suggest how else a tiny country in the middle east can possibly have that much influence and exercise it so openly?

    • Replies: @Druid
  21. melpol says:

    Kushner and Trump were business acquaintances in the mob controlled NYC real estate market. Both had Giuliani watch their backs by sending threatening Mafia bosses to jail. Giuliani also kept gangster unions away from shaking down their holdings. Trump admired the choice of his daughter to marry a brilliant real estate mogul named Kushner. Netanyahu and Kushner are the sons of Moses and will deliver the Jewish people from the Iranian Pharaoh.

    • Replies: @James Forrestal
  22. Druid says:
    @MarkU

    Untrue. They are insidious. It seems there is a zio/Jew in all corporations, government organizations (local and federal) who are sentinels preventing any criticism, (anti-semitism) by anyone for anyone (legitimate or otherwise). The tribe hangs together

    • Replies: @MarkU
  23. Druid says:
    @MarkU

    Maybe you ought to watch the recent documentary of Israel’s manipulation of politicians and countries about just this,nor have you conveniently forgot to mention it

  24. “I notice you have no alternative suggestion. Perhaps you might like to suggest how else a tiny country in the middle east can possibly have that much influence and exercise it so openly?”

    Based on the support from nearly every EU state, the US and others around the globe. Israel is no threatened b y anyone. While i support israel, here are some steps she could take to aid in her own defense.

    1. stop antagonizing your neighbors

    2. stop encroaching on territory that is not hers without permission or agreed upon payments or other renumeration

    3. stop treating every act by Palestinians as an act of war

    4. stop shooting people in the streets for protesting your behavior

    5. stop calling every criticism anti-semitic

    **** And while I think the problem is with our leadership — you might want to stop abusing the goodwill of the US public. What christians do to lend you support is their business, what the US does is the business of every US citizen and there are certainly entitled to challenge the same by petition in writing, voice or withholding their paychecks.

    ————————
    “If Trump was trying to write finis to American hegemony, is there anything he could do that he’s not already doing?”

    In my view, no. When signed on to the intel report, whatever his intentions about a foreign policy agenda became moot. He may have thought it was just a formality, but a public accusation that the Russians as instructed by Pres. Putin engaged in sabotage and murder is a very serious charge. He set them apart as hostile to US policies, agendas and intentions here and around the globe and in effect set a course that must stand up to and even challenge the same.

    It was an expedient choice, but one that cannot be undone. At least I have no idea how he could so without looking completely complicit with Russia or utterly dangerous.

    I don’t think we needed a love fest with Russia, there’s plenty to be cautious about, however, we could have engaged in improving relations.

    He could have chosen to remain aloof of those accusations as unsupported even demanding further inquiry – he chose instead to fold.

  25. Lot says:
    @Hail

    It’s de facto part of the USA, there’s no daylight between our interests.

    • Replies: @Hail
  26. wayfarer says:

    “Meet Jared Kushner’s Protégé Avi Berkowitz”

    • Replies: @melpol
  27. Hail says: • Website
    @Lot

    I am genuinely curious if there are any Registered Foreign Agents of Israel, and, if so, who they are and what they do.

    I don’t suppose there is a “Registered Foreign Agent” database somewhere out there, sortable by country (and era). Or is there?

    • Replies: @Lot
  28. Lot says:
    @Hail

    The law is barely enforced. I think it is mostly followed by countries that want disclosure of their lobbying to show they are ramping up the cash they spread around the DC swamp.

    How many Unz writers are being paid indirectly by Russia, Iran, or China? Yet I doubt any are registered agents.

    • Replies: @Gordo
    , @Realist
  29. Jared Kushner is not a foreicn agent. It is because of ignorance of the reality that you are saying so. You are oblivious of the fact what once was called The United States of America is anaxed by Israel. it was with whole hearted consent of the prsident, the Congress and all other establishments in the anexed territory. there is no protest as happening in regard to Golan or Palestine. that is why you are note aware of the reality. Natuarally Kushner can be the resident agent. And legally also

  30. JimDandy says:

    “FARA requires all individuals and organizations acting on behalf of foreign governments to registered with the Department of Justice and to report their sources of income and contacts.”

    Wow, all individuals acting on behalf of Israel without registering are criminals?

    • Replies: @Jojicherian
  31. @JimDandy

    Israel foreign government? You are wrong. Absolutely. Since the annexation of what was once called United States of America, Israel is not a foreign government. It is the master of America now. if you have any doubt ask your local congress man or senator.

    The annexation was smooth and trouble free that no one in America was aware of it. The president, law makers and all other establishments welcomed it whole heartedly

    • Replies: @JimDandy
  32. MarkU says:
    @Druid

    I’m not sure why you seem to believe that we disagree, all I’m saying is that it goes a lot deeper than the state of Israel.

  33. @El Dato

    Just look at that picture!

    “At your service, young master!”

    SAD!

    Those Praetorians know a Prince of the Blood when they see one, huh? And just look at the contempt on that rich little prick’s face. Absolutely disgusting.

  34. melpol says:
    @wayfarer

    Orthodox cultists only represent only 10% of the Jewish people and are harmless. But the cultists have professional enemies who want to hurt this small Jewish group.

  35. [Fixed]

    Hi Ron. Hi Phil. When I read this article, it seemed incomplete. So I searched for it elsewhere.

    And indeed, this version on UNZ is missing important paragraphs (and ending); especially elements which remind the reader of the persistent, wide-open and unpunished lobbying done by Jews and Israelis throughout Washington on behalf of the Zionist state.

    Read the full article. Try this:

    https://www.lewrockwell.com/2019/04/phil-giraldi/jared-kushner-not-maria-butina-is-americas-real-foreign-agent/

  36. anon[165] • Disclaimer says:

    And even if he had nothing to do with Israel and no discernible allegiances to anything whatsoever, as you point out, it’s nepotim at its most blatant.
    Who gave the President the right to appoint his son-in-law as an influential advisor, who gets to argue with, and force compromise on, very smart and qualified people like Steven Miller, a guy who SHOULD be developing policy for the administration. We didn’t vote for Jared Kushner, and he wasn’t picked because of qualifications. It gives me the creeps.

  37. anon[165] • Disclaimer says:

    I too noticed the egregious silence from the media re: Jared Kushner making policy. They’re so afraid of the powerful, phony and ubiquitous anti-Semitism slurs that in this case they can’t bring themselves to attack the President, their favorite hated target, even though with this nepotistic arrangement they have something they could, so obviously, legitimately criticize him for.

    • Agree: mark green
  38. Herald says:
    @Gates of Vienna

    A boat load of red herrings delivered on cue, well done.

  39. Sean says:

    Russia is dangerous to America, Israel is not.

  40. @Gates of Vienna

    “Did Putin really want Trump over Hillary?”

    Quite frankly, who cares? Would it really matter? Vlad and Xi must wet themselves laughing so hard at the histrionics that are being used to dismantle the United States from within.

    Speaking of investigations of foreign governments that meddled in the 2016 election, once they’re done looking at Israel, they can also look at the UK, Australia, Ukraine, and even Canada, all of which had their fingers in the pie.

    • Agree: Curmudgeon
  41. anon[224] • Disclaimer says:

    Neoliberalism is washed up. It’s economic policy has been exposed as a foundation of wrong assumptions and doublespeak. The empire is buckling under the weight of its own lies and corruption.

    Great podcast interview:

    “Is the Anglo-Zionist Empire on its way out? If so, what comes next? Whistleblowing ex-World Bank economist Peter Koenig joins us to ponder such questions—and to parse details including the possible implosion of NATO, China’s arrival in Europe and eventual victory over the US, Pompeo and Bolton’s farcical attempt to stop Iran from exporting oil, the stalemate in Venezuela, and Likudnik-Messianic Israel’s madcap attempt to rule the Middle East and the world.”

    http://www.unz.com/audio/kbarrett_peter-koenig-this-empire-is-going-down/?fbclid=IwAR0jH0PZqCVBmrCGHAA8rSdtUrtabiY0stwUcQ2ri8YctRmtLx2l1f8EdMQ

    The study of quantum mechanics is the more sophisticated blend of spirit and science. Yet our world leaders cleave to an old childlike paradigm:

    “The great unmentionable evil at the center of our culture is monotheism. From a barbaric Bronze Age text known as the Old Testament, three anti-human religions have evolved — Judaism, Christianity, Islam. These are sky-god religions.

    They are, literally, patriarchal — God is the omnipotent father — hence the loathing of women for 2,000 years in those countries afflicted by the sky-god and his earthly male delegates.

    The sky-god is a jealous god, of course. He requires total obedience from everyone on earth, as he is in place not for just one tribe but for all creation. Those who would reject him must be converted or killed for their own good.

    Ultimately, totalitarianism is the only sort of politics that can truly serve the sky-god’s purpose. Any movement of a liberal nature endangers his authority and that of his delegates on earth. One God, one King, one Pope, one master in the factory, one father-leader in the family home.

    ~ Gore Vidal

    • Replies: @4justice
    , @Curmudgeon
  42. Milton says:

    The most sickening part is watching the US Military whore itself out to the Zionists like a gun for hire. General Patton must be squirming in his grave. I would wager that most of our Military Brass are Freemasons and this would explain why they so readily serve the interests of Zion, as Freemasonry is subordinate to the Synagogue of Satan and Freemasons have no loyalty to God or Country, only to the Lodge. It’s no wonder then that America’s Foreign Policy towards Israel took a 180 degree turn for the worse with the assassination of JFK – an assassination that was executed and covered-up by Freemasons. It also no wonder that our current Freemason President refused to declassify the most important JFK assassination records back in October of 2017.

  43. @Moi

    Did the bankers ask Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and the Golan Heights as belonging to Israel?

    “Businessmen,” “philanthropists,” and vulture fund managers did:

    https://infogalactic.com/info/Sheldon_Adelson

    https://infogalactic.com/info/Paul_Singer_(businessman)

    https://infogalactic.com/info/Bernard_Marcus

    Perhaps if, instead of this tunnel-vision focus on Israel as a nation-state, you thought in terms of “the jewish nation, in Israel and America!” as Chuckie “Guardian of Israel” Schumer does:

    things might be a little clearer.

  44. @melpol

    the choice of his daughter to marry a brilliant real estate mogul named Kushner

    Fact check:

    FALSE

    https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2016/11/jared-kushner-acceptance-to-harvard-trump-son-in-law/

    “I also quoted administrators at Jared’s high school, who described him as a less than stellar student and expressed dismay at Harvard’s decision.

    “There was no way anybody in the administrative office of the school thought he would on the merits get into Harvard,” a former official at The Frisch School in Paramus, New Jersey, told me. “His GPA did not warrant it, his SAT scores did not warrant it. We thought for sure, there was no way this was going to happen. Then, lo and behold, Jared was accepted. It was a little bit disappointing because there were at the time other kids we thought should really get in on the merits, and they did not.” ”

    I guess Jared’s father Charles is pretty “brilliant,” though. I mean — hiring a prostitute to seduce your brother-in-law, filming the encounter, and sending the tape to your own sister?

    https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2019/01/jared-kushner-chris-christie-book

    That’s pretty “smart.” Takes a real yiddishe kop to think that one up…

  45. @Hail

    I wonder, does one even have to register as Foreign Agent of of Israel, or is it waived in that one special case?

    Bobby Kennedy thought it would be a good idea. As attorney general, he ordered the American Zionist Council (predecessor to AIPAC) to register as an agent of a foreign power:

    http://www.israellobby.org/AZCDOJ/default.asp

    But then something happened…

  46. Oh well — at least Jared didn’t institute a blockade of Qatar in order to extort shekels for a bailout the Kushners’ underwater investment in their property at 666 Fifth Avenue.

    Wait a minute… never mind:

    https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2017/07/jared-kushner-qatar-666-fifth-ave

    https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2019/02/qatar-666-5th-ave-jared-kushner

    Netanyahu goes directly to Congress, without even informing the president, and speaks to Congress, with overwhelming applause, to try to undermine the president’s policies—what happened with Obama and Netanyahu in 2015.

    Not only did a foreign head of state from a tiny desert tribal country of 8 million people get more than 25 standing ovations from our sycophantic legislators — but the next day, Senator Rand Paul was criticized in the “news” promulgated by several of “our” establishment media outlets for… not clapping enthusiastically enough.

    http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/414746/unenthused-rand-paul-lifelessly-applauds-netanyahu-speech-brendan-bordelon

    http://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2015-03-03/rand-paul-s-israel-problem-summed-up-in-one-amazing-gif

    Mean while, Joe Biden announces he’s running for president at the urging of “world leaders” to “save the world.”

    He misspoke.

    He meant to say “Heal the world,” but it came out wrong.

    https://www.myjewishlearning.com/article/tikkun-olam-repairing-the-world/

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  47. anon[434] • Disclaimer says:
    @El Dato

    couple of toadies ready to suck kushner’s dck

    embarassing for the U.S. military

  48. anon[434] • Disclaimer says:
    @James Forrestal

    Not only did a foreign head of state from a tiny desert tribal country of 8 million people get more than 25 standing ovations from our sycophantic legislators — but the next day, Senator Rand Paul was criticized in the “news” promulgated by several of “our” establishment media outlets for… not clapping enthusiastically enough.

    just like the old Soviet Union

    it like the (((same folks))) are in charge

  49. JimDandy says:
    @Jojicherian

    I respect your point of view, however I maintain that the United States is a best defined as a vassal state.

  50. 4justice says:
    @anon

    Disclaimer, how does China do it without a “sky-god?” Atheists have demonstrated a skill for totalitarianism in history to the present day. Your theory is going to need to account for that.

    There is something at least as dangerous as worshiping God, and that is worshiping science/technology/(hu)man. In other words, hubris gets us things like nuclear weapons and nuclear power, the proliferation of plastic, cloning, GMO’s… but what could go wrong? We are so brilliant we can surely solve all these problems we create, right?

    Perhaps those who sought to smash God, religion and other traditions around sexuality and family relations thought they were doing a good thing or perhaps they just like to feel powerful in their ability to smash things. Or perhaps these beliefs and values were just collateral damage in a general quest for power. In any case, we, the vast majority in this country, have lost a lot in the ascendance of modernity/materialism.

  51. Gordo says:
    @Lot

    Where do I sign on for this money???

  52. Realist says:
    @Lot

    The law is barely enforced.

    The law is enforced politically.

  53. @MarkU

    Israel is controlled by the Rothschilds. The Rothschilds control the banks. They have it both ways.

  54. @anon

    …hence the loathing of women for 2,000 years in those countries afflicted by the sky-god and his earthly male delegates.

    Said the sodomite.

    I keep hearing about this men loathing women stuff. I don’t. No one I know does. My father didn’t, nor did any of his brothers or my mother’s brothers.
    Deeply religious women married to deeply religious men, on average, have more children. Does that mean the deeply religious men are only fornicating with deeply religious women because they loath them, while the atheist Lotharios are carving notches on their bedposts because they hold women in high regard?

  55. Shame on Trump for ignoring his gut instincts which got him into the WH to listen to a know-nothing punk who looks like Damien from Omen IV.

  56. @David

    And please keep the kids away from him.

  57. Had a nice interview with Giraldi about this topic https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-mEjzQig1w

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