Muslims and their leftist sympathizers have taken to social media and major news outlets to demand that a Baptist church remove a sign which they say is “bigoted” against Islam. Expecting the peaceful pastor to cave, they were shocked and enraged when he not only refused to remove it, but offered the perfect response.
In today’s news, there are reports zooming from everywhere about “Operation Crosscheck”, In January, President Donald Trump signed the Executive Order that restores the full and proper mission of the Immigration & Customs Enforcement Agency, (ICE)
Operation Crosscheck is being implemented in Southern and Central Texas with many “Illegal Aliens”arrests.
Seen above, ICE Agents are training to implement the “Secure Communities Program”. ICE Agents will now be targeting “Illegal Immigrants” for removal from the United States.
Federal grant monies will be stripped from cities (Sanctuary Cities) and states who harbor Illegals Immigrants.
In an effort to ensure the implementation of this process, the President will be tripling the current number of active ICE Agents and increasing the number of Border Patrol Agents by 5000.
The Trump Administration has stated it will now enforce the rule of law and restore value in “American Citizenship”.
By: Don Hooper – Big Jolly Politics (http://bigjollypolitics.com/firing-trebor-gordon/)
Section 1983 of Title 42 of the U.S. Code is part of the Enforcement Act or Civil Rights Act of 1871. This provision was formerly enacted as part of the Ku Klux Klan Act of 1871 and was originally designed to combat post-Civil War racial violence in the Southern states. Reenacted as part of the Civil Rights Act, Section 1983 is the primary means of enforcing all constitutional rights.
Every person who, under color of any statute, ordinance, regulation, custom, or usage, of any State or Territory or the District of Columbia, subjects, or causes to be subjected, any citizen of the United States or other person within the jurisdiction therof to the deprivation of any rights, privileges, or immunities secured by the Constitution and laws, shall be liable to the party injured in an action at law, suit in equity, or other proper proceeding for redress.
Houston City Councilman Mike Knox fired Trebor Gordon after a video of Gordon speaking at the May 16, 2016 Harris County Executive Committee meeting went viral.
During the meeting, a group of precinct chair candidates were presented for approval.
Gordon raised an issue as to whether Syed Ali, a Muslim, could serve as a precinct chair.
Specifically, Gordon said the following:
“Islam and Christianity do not mix. During my prayer, [Gordon is the Chaplain for the Harris County Republican Party] this man did not bow his head. During the pledge of allegiance, he did not utter a word. He didn’t even try to fake it and move his lips. If you believe that a person can practice Islam and agree to the foundational principles of the Republican Party, it’s not right. It’s not true. It can’t happen. There are things on our platform that he and his beliefs are total opposite.”
In January 2015, the Harris County Republican Party applauded Gordon for “fighting for free speech and fair elections in Houston!” The party lauded Gordon for his lawsuit against the city’s limit on fundraising. Now, when Gordon is fired for his speech, radio silence from the party.
Gordon is a conservative minister and a war veteran. He is also black. During the May meeting, Gordon decided to question Mr. Ali’s qualifications to serve as a Precinct Chair.
A Precinct Chair is the local representative of the party. With the sudden death of El Franco Lee, the Harris County Democratic Party is currently seeing how important these locals are to their party. Gordon, recognizing the importance of this local position, questioned Mr. Ali’s qualifications for the Precinct Chair position.
What if Mr. Ali flew to Syria every weekend to meet with the Islamic State and throw gay people off of buildings? Would that have changed the interpretation of Gordon’s speech? What would happen if we learned that ISIS secretly wanted to kidnap members of the Log Cabin Republicans and throw them off buildings? Would Gordon be a hero if his questioning revealed that Mr. Ali’s beliefs directly conflict with the party?
The folks against Gordon want to claim that Gordon’s query is a religious test; but, in reality, it was a simple inquiry. Do Mr. Ali’s beliefs comport with the Republican Party? Whether or not you agree with the inquiry, Gordon or anyone else has the right to vocalize the question. See the First Amendment of the United States Constitution.
Amendment I. Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.
I know a little something about free speech. Recently, Devon Anderson did her very best to suppress my speech about her ludicrous prosecution of David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt. At a recent Downtown Pachyderm meeting, I asked Paul Simpson to join me in supporting Daleiden and Merritt at the courthouse and he declined to do so. Is he too busy? Uninterested?
Gordon, as a government employee, held a special protection against retaliation. So, his firing is clearly wrong. And it raises the necessary question: Must an employee’s speech fit within an employer’s moral staircase?
There are many hot button issues right here in Houston, Texas. Let’s take guns, for instance. I like guns. I believe that the Second Amendment allows us to own as many various types of firearms as desired. There are others, including some Republican Precinct Chairs, who disagree. What about HERO? Gordon was a staunch anti-HERO advocate. Simpson was absent from that fight. What about the ten billion dollar unfunded pension liability? Gordon’s former employer, Mike Knox, has made no contribution to this issue.
Muslim Pep Rally
Paul Simspon, both during and immediately following the Executive Committee Meeting, failed to recognize Gordon’s right to free speech [and free exercise of religion]. Time and time again, Simspon has proven that if you aren’t on his moral staircase, your right to speech is waived. Within the last few weeks, Simpson and Devon Anderson held a Muslim pep rally in Southwest Houston.
Gordon’s plight should raise eyebrows and will definitely suppress speech. If a public employee can lose his job for asking questions at a Harris County Republican Party Executive Committee meeting, what about you? Certainly, Gordon’s situation will make folks think about liking a post on Facebook, writing a Tweet, submitting an open records request, or participating in coffee chat at the office.
I leave you with a quote from United States Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis:
“If there be time to expose through discussion the falsehood and fallacies, to avert the evil by the processes of education, the remedy to be applied is more speech, not enforced silence.”
By: Don Hooper – Big Jolly Politics (http://bigjollypolitics.com/firing-trebor-gordon/)
By TK Whiteman – February 9, 2017 (ConservativeFiringLine.com)
With updates slowly but steadily percolating to the surface, it’s being made public to the American people that three Pakistani-Muslim brothers are under investigation by the US Capitol Police.
But the trio aren’t under investigation for anything as mundane as spitting on the sidewalk or walking on the grass.
Tucker Carlson’s The Daily Caller (TDC) is reporting that the brothers Imran, Jamal and Abid Awan are being investigated for “accessing [Congressional] members’ computer networks without their knowledge and stealing equipment from Congress.”
Also noted the TDC;
Capitol Police spokeswoman Eva Malecki said the investigation was still ongoing, and arrests have not been made but staff were “asked to update their security settings.”
Other than a criminal investigation of illegally accessing the computer systems of a yet to be disclosed number of members of congress as well as theft of government property, the Brothers Awan are also under the microscope for who in exactly in Congress hired them.
And that list of Congressmen and women is of some rather high profile lawmakers.
FrontPage Magazine has published; (Emphasis mine)
All three of the Pakistani brothers had been employed by Democrats. The offices that employed them included HPSCI minority members Speier, Carson and Joaquín Castro. Congressman Castro, who also sits on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, utilized the services of Jamal Moiz Awan. Speier and Carson’s offices utilized Imran Awan.
Abid A. Awan was employed by Lois Frankel and Ted Lieu: members of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. Also on the committee is Castro. As is Robin Kelly whose office employed Jamal Awan. Lieu also sits on the subcommittees on National Security and Information Technology of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Tammy Duckworth’s office had also employed Abid. Before Duckworth successfully played on the sympathy of voters to become Senator Tammy Duckworth, she had been on the Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces of the Armed Services Committee.
Gwen Graham, who had also been on the Armed Services Committee and on the Tactical Air and Land Forces subcommittee, had employed Jamal Awan. Jamal was also employed by Cedric Richmond’s office. Richmond sits on the Committee on Homeland Security and on its Terrorism and Cybersecurity subcommittee. He is a ranking member of the latter subcommittee. Also employing Jamal was Mark Takano of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
Imran had worked for the office of John Sarbanes who sits on the House Energy and Commerce Committee that oversees, among other things, the nuclear industry. Other members of the Committee employing the brothers included Yvette Clarke, who also sits on the Bipartisan Encryption Working Group, Diana DeGette, Dave Loebsack and Tony Cardenas.
But finally there’s Andre Carson.
Carson is the second Muslim in Congress and the first Muslim on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and, more critically, is the ranking member on its Emerging Threats Subcommittee. He is also a member of the Department of Defense Intelligence and Overhead Architecture Subcommittee.
Yet another somewhat disconcerting tidbit TDC cited;
Jamal, who public records suggest is only 22 years old and first began working in the House when he was 20, was paid nearly $160,000 a year, or three times the average House IT staff salary, according to InsideGov, which tracks congressional salaries. Abid was paid $161,000 and Imran $165,000.
Despite the three receiving abnormally high paychecks for services rendered, they did beat the high price of living in the DC area by all living under the same roof.
But even that left more questions than answers;
Abid, Imran and Jamal have all shared a house in Lorton, Virginia, that is owned by Hina R. Alvi [who just happens to be Imran Awan’s wife]. Alvi is a female House IT employee who works for many of the same members as the three brothers, as well as the House Democratic Caucus.
In a separate article from TDC, reporter Luke Rosiak cites even more troubling factual information. Specifically, despite the three having very chequered pasts, how in the world did they manage to pass the background checks needed to work on Capitol Hill?
As reported, the three brothers and wife “have a history of massive debts and bankruptcy, a fondness for fast cars and real estate, and unusually complicated webs of intertwined finances”
Despite the generous salaries, the four were involved in multiple suspicious mortgage transfers and a debt-evading bankruptcy. Abid had more than $1 million in debts following a failed business called Cars International that he ran in Falls Church, Va., from November 2009 to September 2010. Business associates said in court documents that Abid had stolen money and vehicles from them.
Article by: By TK Whiteman – February 9, 2017 (ConservativeFiringLine.com)
“Mi casa es su casa” is the official policy for Houston, Texas Mayor, Sylvester Turner!
In an article published in the Houston Chronicle by: By Olivia P. Tallet, Turner insists that Houston “will continue to be a welcoming city.” In the same fashion (video statement) as Austin’s newly elected Travis County Sheriff, Sally Hernandez (aka “Sanctuary Sally”), Mayor Sylvester Turner has decided, Governor Greg Abbott’s word is meaningless in the City Of Houston. Houston receives annually, more than $245 million from both Federal and State funding for Houston’s failing budget practices.
Turner echoed the exact sentiment of sheriff Sally Hernandez by saying, “Regardless of what the legislation may be, the Houston Police Department is not going to profile people. We are not going to be ICE. Period. End of discussion. It’s not going to happen, irrespective of what the legislature or anybody else may say.”
Turner also stated, “We need to be concerned with everything that has been said. Suddenly we have to be concerned with the actions and words that are coming out of D.C. We have to be concerned with the actions coming out of the state of Texas (Austin). I am concerned about that.”
June 2016, CNN reporter Jake Tapper attempts to trap (then candidate) Donald Trump more than 20 times into admitting he is a “Racist”. President Trump was not invoking the Judge’s “Race”, however he was speaking in regards to his “heritage'”, his “allegiance” to that heritage and being a member been organization which advocates for “Illegals” in this country.
The mainstream media, liberal groups, organizations sympathetic to “illegals” and many average Americans continue to miss-use the verbiage “RACE”and the term “Racist”. The fact is, many liberal politicians and others of Mexican heritage continue to facilitate the mindset of illegals maintaining sanctuary in the United States. Just as Islam or being a Muslim is not a “status of race”, this miss-use of the term, because it carries gravity, is used in an attempt to bring improper attention to an invalid point.
The actual “conflict of interest”:
“First of all, people are saying that this judge is a member of La Raza, the group that’s been protesting Donald Trump. He isn’t,” Kelly said. “He’s a member of a Hispanic lawyers’ association that has no partisan stripes whatsoever. They support Hispanic lawyers and judges. That’s it. So let’s be clear on that.”
The organization invited activists who opposed efforts to defund welfare payments to illegal immigrants, backed in-state tuition for illegal immigrant children, and called for ending California’s English-only program for public school children.
Conservative Columnist Autry J. Pruitt Addressing Racism in America