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By Douglas V. Gibbs

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This morning I was looking through headlines and found articles reporting that a Jewish man in Thousand Oaks died from a head injury after an altercation with a pro-palestinian protestor.  I read a few different articles, local news, Fox News, and CNN and they all repeated the same line: the victim hit his head “when he fell backward.”  This afternoon NBC was reporting the same thing: https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/jewish-man-dies-israel-palestine-rally-thousand-oaks/3262171/

Like most Americans, my first thought was one of sadness, and “what an unfortunate accident.”

“A couple of older gentlemen,” I thought to myself, “got into a pushing match, and the Jewish man fell backward, stumbled, fell, and fatally cracked his head open.”

The police report also provided, based on witness testimony, that the man fell backward and hit his head.

Why would anyone believe differently?

Either the original witnesses questioned lied, the police lied, the media lied (or a combination, thereof), or the new information being provided is false, the latter I believe to be true.

Updated reports (not being recognized by any of the mainstream media sources I have visited) indicate an added wrinkle in the story.  “…a ‘pro-Palestinian protester,’ reportedly threw a megaphone at Kessler during the altercation.”  Another line in the story states:

Was the megaphone used to “bludgeon” the victim as suggested?  Why wasn’t the megaphone mentioned in earlier reports?  Why were we led to believe no weapon was used, and it was simply a bumping of the head after a person fell?

We have already seen, since the Hamas attack against Israel on October 7, the fabrications made to make the stories one-sided.  Unfortunately, support for the animal savages of Hamas even runs rampant in this country, and through the corridors of our institutions under the spell of the hard left Democrats, their allies, and the false religion of Islam.


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By Douglas V. Gibbs

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A massive Pro-Palestine protest demonstrating against any U.S. support for Israel blanketed the streets of Washington D.C. today.  Aerial photos revealed dozens of streets loaded with protestors, occupying spaces that January 6, 2021 protestors occupied and were called “insurrectionists” because of their presence at the Capitol.  Sources state that the number of pro-Hamas protestors was somewhere between 50,000 and 100,000 people.

The protest, the largest since the Hamas attack against Israel on October 7, rallied against President Biden’s policy to give any support to Israel.  They expect the Democrats to support their Islamic Monolith attitude; all actions must be in full support of Islam.  The protestors claim the Israeli response to the Hamas attack is genocide against Palestinians, and charged Biden with being complicit in that alleged genocide.

About a month has passed since Hamas militants stormed across the Israeli border on October 7, killing more than a thousand people, and abducting hundreds, in a horrific manner that is pretty much a norm for Islamism.  Israel’s response has been limited, and papers have been dropped in Gaza to alert civilians of impending attacks before Israel bombarded the Gaza Strip and sent in ground troops.  Troops were engaged by Hamas fighters immediately, but despite the confrontations, the Israeli Defense Force has begun moving into the tunnels being used by Hamas under the region.

I wonder how many arrests were conducted in Washington D.C. as the pro-Hamas protestors invaded the streets of Washington D.C., and if any of those arrests will result in federal trials as we’ve seen regarding largely peaceful ralliers in Washington D.C. on January 6, 2021.

I’m not going to hold my breath on that one, but I welcome the protestor’s claim that since the Democrats are not one thousand percent with them, and since they quickly forgot about the hundreds of millions of dollars sent to Gaza in the name of COVID relief, and Biden’s call for Israel to pause their military efforts, they plan to put out the word for their political brethren to not vote for Biden in 2024.  With so many people abandoning Biden on election day, it may be possible for Trump to overcome the cheat.  We’ll see.

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By Douglas V. Gibbs

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It has been about a month, now, since Hamas crossed into Israel and viciously murdered any Israeli citizen they could, killing families in their homes, chopping the heads off of babies, and burning women and children alive.  Members of the Palestinian terrorist group, Hamas, called home to brag how many Jews they killed, acting as exterminators who see the lives of the people they were slaying to be less valuable than the animals in the field.  They are convinced that the Jews are occupiers, even though the strip of land called Israel was never fully occupied by Arabs during the reign of the Ottoman Empire, or since.  Even during the height of Islamic power in the region, Christians and Jews remained as residents in the land they now call, Israel.

When Israel became a nation Arabs were not slain and removed from their homes to make way for the Jewish State as Islam advertises.  Many of the Jews were already there, either residing in the region prior to World War II, or moving into the area as refugees during and after the war.

Even today, Muslims live within Israel.  Muslims who live outside of Israel have been commuting into the country to work, earning a better living than they would if they were employed by their homelands under Islamic rule.  Muslims live and work in Israel, they worship at mosques that exist in Israel, women in Israel are free to work and operate in public as they wish, Bibles in the hands of Christians are read freely and Christians worship freely, and both Muslims and Christians even hold political positions in Israel’s parliament, the Knesset.  However, no Jews live freely in Muslim countries.  No churches or synagogues are allowed in Muslim countries.  No Bibles, Torahs, or any other Jewish or Christian writings are allowed in any of the Muslim countries except on rare occasions where they are monitored closely by the government.  Any non-Muslims in Islamic countries are treated as infidels, must pay a tax for living in those regions, and are treated as second-class citizens.  Yet, Israel is the country accused of being an apartheid system?  Israel is the country being called upon to pause their fighting?  Jews are the ones being called the oppressors?  One doesn’t have to be religious, or even politically conscious, to recognize the idiocy we are watching.  Hamas, Hezbollah, and any of their supporters in any of the Palestinian territories, or beyond, are savages.  They are murderers.  They are liars.  And in view of the teachings of the Koran, the Hadiths, and the eyes of the Islamic leaders of pretty much all of the Muslim countries around the world, and Muslims infesting countries that exist in the Free World, they are good Islamic warriors doing the work of Allah and securing their place in Heaven.

Meanwhile, you have the Democratic Party and a number of GOP accomplices bending over backwards to be as anti-Israel as possible, some of them hoping that you won’t notice.  These are the people who used surveillance to spy on President Trump, his supporters and even Senate staffers and then lied about it to the world.  These are the people who launched the Russia-gate scheme covertly, and then lied about it to the world.  These are the people jailing and convicting January 6 Trump Supporters who walked over to The Capitol and arrived after the false flag had been waved and leftwing plants had created an “insurrection” scene, even though it wasn’t.  These are the people ruining the lives of Trump supporters, attendees of the January 6 rally, anti-abortion advocates and anyone else they see as the enemy because these people dare to show disagreement with the America they are trying to fundamentally change the United States into.  And now, with Israel, the leftists in the Swamp, some of them Republicans, and pretty much all of the Democratic Party, have put us in a position where World War IV (World War III is already in play with China’s internal war against the United States and The West) is looming on the horizon, and they have set it up in such a way that they will gain even more political power in the process, and get rich off of it at the same time.  They do not care about protecting Americans here or in the Middle East, they do not care about your liberty or that terrorists are crossing the border without any obstacles standing in their way, and they definitely don’t care if Israel survives as a sovereign Jewish state.  Americans and Jews in Israel have been taken hostage.  Americans and Jews in Israel have been killed.  And they don’t care.  The intelligence failure was intentional.  The Biden Administration is complicit with the cyber-attack conducted by Iran, Russia and China to bring down Israel’s state-of-the-art security system around their border so that Hamas could just waltz in and start slaughtering people.

Israel under Prime Minister Netanyahu, fortunately, is willing to do what they must for what is right, and in their case, for the survival of Israel.  While the Biden Administration is asking for a pause in the fighting, Netanyahu knows that a cease-fire simply allows Muslim warriors for Hamas and Hezbollah to regroup, reequip, and prepare for another series of attacks against Israel.  Netanyahu’s Israeli Defense Force, IDF, are in Gaza, and they have breached the tunnels under the region that the cowards of Hamas use.  The gutless warriors of Hamas use women and children as shields, and hid their headquarters under a hospital while filling homes, hospitals, and other targets that would normally be taboo for Israeli forces to hit with their equipment, guns, ammunition, and reprehensible group of cowards they call warriors.

Now, Iran is warning that if Israel keeps responding to Hezbollah’s attacks in the north from south Lebanon, they will get involved too.  Iran is already involved.  They are the largest sponsor of terror in the Middle East, aside from Russia and China.  This is their war.  This is their operation.  And now they dare to threaten Israel for responding to the senseless slaughter of their own people in their homes?

Iran will make sure that this does not end anytime soon.  This is indeed Israel’s war for survival.  The goal is to not stop until every Jew is killed, and then as they say, after they finish off the “Saturday People,” Islam will change tactics worldwide and start targeting the “Sunday People;” which means going house to house in places like America burning families alive, chopping the heads off of your children, and setting everything uniquely American and Christian ablaze.

This is a full-fledge war, and while I believe a part of the strategy is to draw us into a drawn-out Middle East War, we cannot do the opposite extreme, either.  The Biden Administration is reacting as if it is a small issue, and they think they can appease certain groups, and give themselves the headlines they desire if they can just dance around the circle of fire in a certain way.  Their goal is not to do the right thing, and to target the savage animals of Hamas and Hezbollah.  Their goal is to do whatever they think will increase their power, put more money in their pocket, and dwindle the population of their enemies in Israel and Conservative-Christian America.

The America I grew up in, and the one that would be in place if Trump was President, would be gathering intel, preparing for the next chapter in this situation, and telling Israel, “We are in this fight with you.  We are your ally, we have treaties with you, and as a freedom-loving country we will do what we can to protect you from the clutches of the savages that claim they are killing you in the name of Allah.”

War is not a tippy-toe obstacle course, or something that should be waged at the pleasure of power-seekers and profiteers.  War is simple.  Kill the enemy, or they kill you.  Target and take out the ones targeting you, or you lose.  And it is not something that can be done quickly.  This will not end this year, and probably not next year.  While I have a sneaky suspicion the timing right before our election year is not a coincidence, that doesn’t mean that suddenly everyone will lay down their arms after election day.  Islam, as long as they think it is in the will of Allah, will not stop, will show no mercy, and will continue to fight until either they push every Jew into a grave, or until they decide Allah wants them to stop and regroup.

They have been planning this.  They have been preparing for decades.  And I am willing to bet it got delayed by the election of Trump, because they knew better than to pull this kind of violence during Trump’s term as President of the United States.  Now that they are in action, they are not going to suddenly quit because Israel pauses, or because Biden’s Democrats claim we need to just all get along under a six-stripe rainbow flag.  They are in this for the long-haul.  Israel, and anyone who helps them, will not succeed in wiping out Hamas quickly.  They are entrenched, and they have plenty of young indoctrinated Muslim youths ready to step in as needed.  And, as we think we are gaining ground, they will get more brutal, more violent, and more brazen.

If the Biden regime, or his allies, remain in control of the United States Government, this war will spill into the United States.  Islam is willing and able to launch attacks here, domestically, against Americans.  A retired CIA friend of mine told me that thanks to the open-border policy of the Democrats, over 250 terrorist cells are in place in the United States, and most of the terrorists are hidden deep within American society.  An open-border means we don’t know who exactly is here, where they are, and how they are operating.  Most of the people crossing the border are OTMs (Other Than Mexican) and are young, military age, men.

What is the solution?  We need to get Trump back into office, we need to expose the enemy within and the enemy entering in, and we need to make sure we are armed to the teeth because a physical fight may be on the horizon right here in the United States.  I used to tell my buddies who are convinced a civil war or violent war of some other kind was inevitable in America that that is a last resort, and I, of course, wish to educate and take other actions first if it is at all possible to restore our republic in that manner.  Now, while I am not one-hundred percent convinced war on our soil is inevitable, I will say that all of my magazines are fully loaded, and all of my revolvers are ready to rock and roll.  What is the solution to all of this?  Restoration of the Constitution.  How will it be accomplished?  I used to believe solely through education, petitions, marches, and taking steps to restore the republican mechanisms of our system piece by piece.  Now, I am realizing that a little gun-play may also be appearing on the horizon of the whole process.  I am an optimist, but I am also a realist, and the reality is, the enemy is playing for keeps, and they have stepped up their game.

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By Douglas V. Gibbs

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God and Patriotism are obstacles to the goals of those who seek to overthrow the United States Constitution.  As a result, the hard-left progressive loonies repeatedly target the Pledge of Allegiance.  They are determined to ensure that the Flag Salute is hidden from view, and removed from public schools.  I’ve heard arguments against the pledge that include that it incites racism, that it is an oath to the white supremacist patriarchy, can be a direct cause of division between children and even adults, that the Pledge promotes bullying between kids who recite the Pledge and those who do not, and it can “make immigrants feel bad” because it forces them to turn away from the pride they may hold regarding the country they came from.  When I was a kid it was mandatory to participate in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance, unless you had a religious reason prohibiting you from participating. Since my childhood days the educational powers-that-be have made reciting the Pledge of Allegiance voluntary, and today’s teachers largely advise against it, or have eliminated the Pledge, and even the presence of the United States Flag, from their classrooms altogether.

The Democrats and their leftwing allies have compared the Pledge to loyalty oaths used in Nazi Germany, or claim it promotes dangerous overtones of division that is reminiscent of McCarthyism and xenophobia.  The opponents of the Pledge of Allegiance argue that it has no educational value, disrupts the learning experience because of the division it creates, and promotes a militaristic set of principles that have no place in the classroom.

The irony is that the Pledge of Allegiance was indeed written to be a loyalty oath by a socialist who aimed to use it to spread nationalism (love of government/a belief that all powers should be consolidated under the umbrella of the central government) across the United States.

Originally, a salute, similar to the Nazi salute, was used during the reciting of the Pledge of Allegiance. The salute was changed to a hand-over-heart gesture when Nazi Germany used a similar salute, giving the original salute ominous insinuations of totalitarianism and genocide.

The phrase “under God” was added by a bill signed into law by President Eisenhower on June 14, 1954 (Flag Day), a decision largely driven by the lobbying of the Knights of Columbus, as a means of differentiating America from the “godless” Communists of the USSR.

President Benjamin Harrison ensured Bellamy’s Pledge was first used in public schools on October 12, 1892, during Columbus Day observances.

In 1923 the National Flag Conference called for the words “my Flag” to be changed to “the Flag of the United States”, for the benefit of new immigrants. The words “of America” were added a year later. The United States Congress officially recognized the Pledge as the official national pledge on June 22, 1942.

The Pledge of Allegiance, which was originally designed to be a socialist attempt to head America in the direction of tyranny, through the years came to be a patriotic recitation that many believe the Founding Fathers would be proud of.

It is truly amazing how America, with our exceptional spirit of liberty, can even turn something originally created to destroy us into a beloved show of patriotism.

Even more interesting is that originally socialists wanted the Pledge so that America may be turned into a nationalistic nation. But the goodness of America changed the Pledge to represent something else – What was meant to be a national socialist salute became a patriotic pledge that resides close to our hearts.

Now, after patriotism has changed the socialist Pledge into a thing of patriotic pride, the Left wants to eliminate it.

That all said, I want to remind everyone that a pledge is not something that suddenly uniquely appeared during the late 1800s.  The Founding Fathers provided us with the original pledge, at the end of the Declaration of Independence in 1776.  In that pledge it was to each other, rather than to a flag.

“With a firm reliance on the protection of divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our sacred Honor.”

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2016 dem vote matches highest crime rate areas

By Douglas V. Gibbs;   AuthorSpeakerInstructorRadio Host

A conversation with a left-leaning, Democrat Party voting, friend revealed how foolish these people can be.  His family wants to take a vacation in Florida to see Miami’s beaches, Walt Disney World, and other sights that are unique to the Panhandle State located on the far southeast corner of the United States.  My friend, however, has been refusing to give in because of how dangerous he believes Florida to be.  “The relaxed gun laws makes that State very dangerous.  There’s too many guns, and I hear gun violence and the murder rate in Florida is sky-high.”

I told him that was not true, and if anything, a high percentage of gun ownership by law-abiding citizens makes a State safer, not more dangerous.

In an interview Hillary Clinton helped feed the false narrative; “If you look at real crime statistics, which they’re not interested in examining, the states with the highest crime levels are states run by Republicans. That’s just a fact.”

If one uses Google and simply asks for a list of the States with the highest crime rates, the lists do indeed show that in the top ten most of the States are those one would consider “red states”.

The statistics, however, are misleading.  The red states do not have higher crime rates and homicide rates because they are conservative, but because the Democrat run cities in those States dominate the statistics.  In other words, the high crime rates in Republican States is due to the high crime in Democrat cities and counties.  According to Pamela Geller’s access to a Heritage Foundation study, murder rates are 60 percent higher in Democrat-run counties compared to those led by Republicans.

The study reveals the truth about the false talking points by lefties that red states have the highest homicide numbers.

Using state-level data for homicides is misleading because crimes are prosecuted at the local level.

Rural areas represent a smaller percentage of the population so more often than not, the statistics are going to be based on what goes on in the big cities of those States, and typically big cities are dominated by Democrat-voting residents and progressive-minded politicians.

As Portland, Oregon has gone from liberal left to extreme Antifa leftwing crazy, the crime has increased dramatically.  Democrats have worked to defund the police, reduce sentences for violent crimes including murder, have worked to put in place unarmed policing policies with yoga meditation added to help the criminals reach a happy-happy-joy-joy mental state, sought to end the use of K-9 Units, eliminated bail in many cases, reduced penalties for shoplifting and has made reporting such crimes a no-no, some politicians have even called for putting an end to prison sentences and in places like California a horde of prisoners have been released early over and over, and the big city Democrats have put into place other failed reform polies and the result has been more crime across the board.

Cities, Counties, and other local regions following Democrat policies are the places where crime and murder on on the upswing, and in many cases the Democrat policies in Democrat-run cities have elevated red-states that are otherwise places that enjoy low crime rates a statistical nightmare when one looks at the whole thing from a statewide perspective.

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