I wrote earlier today on the terrific news that First Lady Melania Trump’s parents became citizens yesterday. But what wasn’t covered was how Melania celebrated the event herself privately. It must have been a very personal and wonderful moment for the family and I’m sure there was a big celebration over it after the media departed. But while the family was toasting the happy event the media and the left were still attacking Melania’s parents, claiming they used chain migration and special treatment to obtain their citizenship. I don’t believe that is true. Allegedly, when Melania became a citizen in 2006 she used her visa to sponsor her parents. It took them five years to get a green card and twelve years to obtain citizenship. That doesn’t sound like preferential treatment to me… it sounds like they did it the right and legal way.
Viktor and Amalija Knavs, who are 74 and 73 years old, were happy and all smiles as they were sworn in yesterday. There was stepped up security because they are the first lady’s parents, but other than that it was a normal citizenship ceremony and very moving. They took their oath to “support and defend the Constitution and laws of the United States of America.” Cue the left to absolutely have a meltdown over the event. But Melania had the perfect response… silence.
As Viktor and Amalija Knavs left the New York City courthouse Thursday morning, they could not have been happier as new U.S. citizens. They lived the majority of their lives under communist rule in Yugoslavia – today called Slovenia – and now they are part of the freest country on the planet. Can you imagine being free of communist suppression forever? The feeling must be incredible. The Daily Mail reported, “Viktor and Amalija Knavs have been living in the United States on as permanent residents on green cards. They arrived and departed from a Manhattan federal building escorted by Homeland Security police.”
— Jessica Kwong (@JessicaGKwong) August 9, 2018
As I stated before, their attorney Michael Wildes firmly stated that there was no special treatment for the couple. “The application, the process, the interview was no different from anyone else’s other than the security arrangements,” he said on Thursday. “They would appreciate their privacy and we just thank everybody for their attention for this very important dialogue we’re having on immigration. This is an example of it going right,” he stated.
The Knavs have a home in Maryland. They stay near Melania and Barron to help out with their grandson. Their home is near his school. They just want to enjoy being Americans and be with their family, but the left is making it into something it is not and politicizing their wonderful swearing-in as U.S. citizens. New York Times political reporter Astead Wesley tweeted, “Melania’s Trump’s (sic) parents are now US citizens and it might be thanks to the same ‘chain migration’ Trump has said brings ‘truly evil’ people.” His attack does not surprise me or anyone else in America I would wager.
The hate on the left on Twitter was off the charts. I won’t even bother writing about it here. There is nothing threatening about Melania’s parents. They are not a national security threat and they are not criminals. They are ordinary immigrants coming to America and we should welcome them with open arms and hearts. They are doing it legally and they are not sponging off the system as they do it. They won’t cost taxpayers a dime and we don’t have to wonder if they will commit crimes because of their background. I don’t view this as chain migration. Chain migration is when an immigrant, who is either a citizen or a green card holder, brings over their entire family to the United States. They aren’t vetted and don’t undergo a background check. That is not the case for Melania’s parents so the argument is moot.
— Bette Midler (@BetteMidler) August 10, 2018
No question Melania’s parents earned their citizenship based on merit. No question.
— Bradley Whitford (@WhitfordBradley) August 10, 2018
About Melania's parents becoming US citizens:
Chain migration: check
No real set of skills: check
"Shithole" country of origin: check
Why are Republicans okay with this?
— Denizcan Grimes (@MrFilmkritik) August 9, 2018
Guessing Melania's parents became citizens on the Tiffany's Chain Migration program.
— Lizz “Ostrich Skin" Winstead (@lizzwinstead) August 10, 2018
Mazel Tov to Melania’s parents who became US citizens today.
Too bad so many other parents were deported after Melania’s husband kidnapped their children at the border. https://t.co/oReVxqja5J
— David Leopold (@DavidLeopold) August 9, 2018
@realDonaldTrump so I suppose our tax dollars are now supporting Melania’s immigrant parents now as well. Why did they get to cut in line and why should they get preferential treatment?
— CarlafromTexas (@CarlafromTexas) August 9, 2018
Wasn’t living in the White House public housing? Melania’s parents should be deported, not given citizenship, according to the GOP’s current thinking.
— minilindy (@LindaMadison10) August 9, 2018
I guess when it’s Melania’s Family, it’s “family reunification” and should be applauded.
Everybody else, it’s “chain migration” and must be stopped.🤷🏻♀️ https://t.co/qJruv9oiOn
— Ana Navarro (@ananavarro) August 9, 2018
President Trump is right to oppose chain migration. Many of those immigrants are not vetted and they end up taking jobs away from hard-working Americans. They are national security threats. Melania’s parents don’t even come close to that scenario. And chain migration happens immediately when an immigrant enters the U.S. Twelve years is a massive stretch for that claim. Trump wants the same system that Canada and Australia have where you can immigrate to the U.S. if you have something to offer our country – it’s a merit-based system. He doesn’t want them to immediately qualify for welfare and government assistance, so they would need enough money to support themselves. My son-in-law did, why shouldn’t other immigrants?
Melania was right to not even bother to respond to this form of attack against her parents and her family. Sometimes silence is the best response. It’s not worthy of one. It used to be that the family of a president was off-limits. But the left threw that excuse out the window when Trump was elected. That’s extremely hypocritical. Melania is not easily provoked and she is instead celebrating with her parents and her family as she should. It’s private and emotional. Her parents are not political fodder.
Every American should congratulate her parents on becoming citizens. It’s not an easy thing to do and it is no small matter. We are a nation of legal immigrants supposedly and we are lucky to have Melania’s parents join us. This is the home of the free and the land of the brave and they are welcome here.
Man Found Contracts Showing Obama Was Paying Trump Spy – Obama Tried To Shut Him Up By Stripping Security Clearance
Obama-appointed officials cleaned house
A man named Adam Lovinger lost his security clearances after complaining about the questionable government contract that was awarded to Stefan Halper, who is being touted as an FBI informant whose job was to keep an eye on President Trump’s campaign. Who stripped the clearances, you might ask? It’s being reported that it was Obama-appointed officials who cleaned house and ripped Lovinger’s clearances away, presenting to us quite a concern that involves contracts and clashing forces within the government who either supported Obama then or support Trump now. Either way, it’s a mess.
Lovinger was reportedly complaining about Halper’s contracts back in 2016. He then lost his clearances on May 1, 2017. Lovinger’s lawyer, Sean M. Bigley, then complained to the Pentagon’s senior ethics official, mad that Lovinger’s “higher ups” were basically punishing him with the whole security clearance thing – punishing him for complaining about the deals that were given to Mr. Halper and apparently a “best friend” of Chelsea Clinton, as per the Washington Times.
The Washington Times called this out, as well as numerous other sites who wanted the public to be notified about what was going on behind closed doors. Since John Brennan just lost his security clearances, it was probably just another relative topic to bring up someone else who lost their clearances as well. However the big problem is why they lost their clearances and how it ties back to Obama’s administration, and perhaps even Hillary Clinton on a long stretch. Rather than point fingers at two particular names, it might just be the entire Democratic Party. However it goes, it’s up to the public to absorb the information and make their own decisions.
Anytime these news stories are breaking the headlines, it’s always important to take in all the information and figure out what’s going on. Then share the story with people who would enjoy it. If you’re up for a good bit of government drama, then this is right up your political alley!
Here’s a brief summary that details most of what happened:
“As it turns out, one of the two contractors Mr. Lovinger explicitly warned his ONA superiors about misusing in 2016 was none other than Mr. Halper,” Mr. Bigley wrote in his ethics complaint, which called the contracts “cronyism and corruption.”
Mr. Lovinger filed a whistleblower reprisal complaint in May with the Defense Department inspector general against James Baker, director of the Office of Net Assessment. The complaint also singles out Washington Headquarters Services, a Pentagon support agency that awarded the Halper contracts totaling hundreds of thousands of dollars.
In an internal October 2016 email to higher-ups, Mr. Lovinger wrote of “the moral hazard associated with the Washington Headquarters Services contracting with Stefan Halper,” the complaint said. It said Mr. Baker hired Mr. Halper to “conduct foreign relations,” a job that should be confined to government officials.
“It was a topic of conversation within the office,” Mr. Bigley told The Times. “What is Halper doing, and why is he being paid astronomically more than others similarly situated?”
The Office of Net Assessment conducts analyses of future threats and ways to defeat them.
“Nobody in the office seemed to know what Halper was doing for his money,” Mr. Bigley said. “Adam said Jim Baker, the director, kept Halper’s contracts very close to the vest. And nobody seemed to have any idea what he was doing at the time. He subcontracted out a good chunk of it to other academics. He would compile them all and then collect the balance as his fee as a middleman. That was very unusual.”
Mr. Bigley told The Times that the inspector general’s criminal investigative division has interviewed Mr. Lovinger about Office of Net Assessment contracting.
In all, Mr. Lovinger has four cases pending: whistleblower reprisal, criminal division, an ethics complaint and an appeal on his security clearance revocation.
A spokesman told The Times that the Pentagon would not comment on the case’s merits.
The spokesman said the Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudicaitons Facility reviewed Mr. Lovinger’s clearance.
It then “issued a statement of reasons stating why, under [federal guidelines] it would not be clearly consistent with the national interest to continue Mr. Lovinger’s security clearance, and he was provided with the opportunity to respond to the security concerns,” the spokesman said. “After considering all available information, the CAF issued an unfavorable clearance determination and Mr. Lovinger’s clearance was revoked.”
Mr. Bigley said the conflict is that the consolidated authority resides within the Washington Headquarters Services, which is the target of Mr. Lovinger’s complaint.
“The CAF’s entire ‘adjudication’ of this case was orchestrated by corrupt officials at WHS, which was demonstrated numerous times throughout the process,” he said.
To conservatives, Mr. Lovinger is a victim of the “deep state” — Obama loyalists out to harm the Trump administration.
Press reports identified Mr. Halper as a paid FBI confidential human source, whose mission was to make contacts with Trump campaign workers. The FBI was investigating any Trump ties to Moscow at a time when its intelligence officers were hacking Democratic Party computers.”
After lodging his complaints about the Office of Net Assessment’s outside research in general and Mr. Halper specifically, Mr. Lovinger sought an assignment to the Trump White House national security staff in January 2017. He was soon confronted with allegations from Mr. Baker that he failed to follow security rules. Mr. Lovinger denies any wrongdoing.
Mr. Baker was appointed chief of the Office of Net Assessment in 2015 by Defense Secretary Ashton Carter, Mr. Obama’s appointee.
The Washington Headquarters Services, which revoked Mr. Lovinger’s clearance, is headed by Barbara Westgate, who was appointed in 2016.
Perhaps the most intriguing narrative in the Lovinger story is the appearance of Mr. Halper, a national security consultant in the U.S. and Britain who is tied to that country’s MI6 spy agency through his business partner.”
First Trans Dem Nominee Has Jaw-Dropping Message For ‘Radicalized Christians’
I thought the LGBT crowd was supposed to be tolerant?
One of the fresh new faces of the Democratic Party is also the first transgender nominee for governor in Vermont. Her name is Christine Hallquist and she’s got a message for Christians! Based on observations of Hallquist’s previous Tweets, it appears as though she is evidently disgusted by the Christian religion and has utilized Twitter as a means by which to attack those who follow the faith. Hallquist has several Tweets that call out “radicalized Christians” and she even uses the Islamic Sharia Law in comparison.
The website, Daily Caller, had located several of the Tweets in question, each resorting to inflammatory or intolerant attacks on the Christian beliefs.
The first tweet stated “And we worry about sharia law!! Radicalized Christians are a part of the American landscape, and we tolerate it.” This was in reference to a young girl being too good at soccer and having short hair, so the league thought she was a boy. They made a huge mistake, but Hallquist used this as an example to compare Sharia Law and radicalized Christianity. The young girl may have been targeted because maybe there was a jealous parent on another team, but it’s not directly certain that the decisions regarding the soccer league had anything to do with religion. Many may perceive Sharia Law to be much worse than removing someone or a team from a soccer league.
And we worry about sharia law!! Radicalized Christians are a part of the American landscape, and we tolerate it. https://t.co/Q4UmEKAYLi
— Christine Hallquist (@Christinehinvt) June 6, 2017
Hallquist’s next Tweet stated “Some of these Christian evangelist’s are just downright crazy” and she posted a link to the Babylon Bee, which is a well-known satire site. This site posts articles that are clearly fake and made as a joke for entertainment purposes only. Hallquist might have thought the website was real and used it as her method of attacking Christians again.
Some of these Christian evangelist’s are just downright crazy https://t.co/hCqYdvEpZY
— Christine Hallquist (@Christinehinvt) January 21, 2018
Another Tweet involved a message from PinkNews who talked about anti-LGBT trolls “sending horrific abuse to a 9-year-old girl” and right away Hallquist targeted Christians once again. She stated “Of course! Probably most of them call themselves Christians.”
Of course! Probably most of them call themselves Christians. https://t.co/fFqGS12QCc
— Christine Hallquist (@Christinehinvt) December 23, 2016
Another attack on Christians involved a Tweet by LGBTQ Nation. They posted about a mother who killed her son because he was gay. Christine Hallquist attacked Christians and said “I’ll bet she called herself a “Christian.”
I'll bet she called herself a "Christian" https://t.co/VFJWtQV4W3
— Christine Hallquist (@Christinehinvt) January 17, 2017
Another Tweet found Hallquist targeting Christians once again. This one referred to another Tweet by LGBTQ Nation who reported about a transgender woman be denied food at a soup kitchen. Hallquist then stated, “I am guessing that this so-called Christian hypocrites would’ve not allowed Mary, the mother of Jesus, because she wore a Hijab” and many of the replies to Hallquist were quite indifferent.
I am guessing that this so-called Christian hypocrites would've not allowed Mary, the mother of Jesus, because she wore a Hijab https://t.co/n2yMzWXkFQ
— Christine Hallquist (@Christinehinvt) April 25, 2017
The Daily Caller stated this about Hallquist: “Christine Hallquist, the country’s first major party transgender candidate as the newly minted Democratic nominee for the governorship of Vermont, once tweeted an insinuation that “radicalized Christians” are a problem that Americans currently “tolerate.”
“And we worry about sharia law!!” Hallquist tweeted in June 2017 along with a link to an article from “LGBTQ Nation” about a girl disqualified from a soccer team because she looked like a boy. “Radicalized Christians are a part of the American landscape, and we tolerate it.”
Hallquist’s tweets about Christians didn’t stop there. In January 2018, the Vermont candidate for governor tweeted a link to a Christian satire site jokingly claiming that a Christian evangelist said President Trump “was merely sharing the gospel” with Stormy Daniels along with the caption (and an obvious punctuation error) “Some of these Christian evangelist’s are just downright crazy.”
Several other tweets seemed to show a disdain for conservative Christians, including an assertion that people who allow children to be harassed for being gay probably “call themselves Christians.”
Hallquist won Tuesday’s Democratic primary for the Vermont governor’s race and is set to challenge incumbent GOP Gov. Phil Scott in November.”
It’s very clear to see that Hallquist is using Twitter to display her intolerance for the Christian beliefs. She has taken numerous news articles and referenced them in alignment with Christianity, thus using various news sources as a way to scrutinize the Christian faith.
She is displaying an act of intolerance towards the religion and it appears as though she is encompassing all believers of Christianity in her messages that speak out against the religion.
What would you say to someone who challenges your religion?
Trump Adviser Responds After CNN Analyst Attacked Her For Adopting Special Needs Minority Child
CNN employee attacked her adopted minority child with Down Syndrome. DR. GINA IS NOT HOLDING BACK 🔥🔥🔥
Protester Interrupts Trump’s Speech – He Smirks, Turns To Crowd, Then Drops Bomb On Media
The crowd went wild!
Reporter Asks How Many Black Americans Work At WH – Sanders Flips The Script BIG Time
Sanders didn't take the bait
YUGE!! Trump To Make The ‘Biggest Change To The Legal Immigration System In Decades’ 20 MILLION AFFECTED
This will shake things up big time
Man Found Contracts Showing Obama Was Paying Trump Spy – Obama Tried To Shut Him Up By Stripping Security Clearance
Obama-appointed officials cleaned house