By Court Anderson | January 13, 2020

Zeinab Soleimani. YouTube

Obama’s True Legacy…

The seemingly inexplicable mourning of leftists and mainstream media over liquidated Iranian General Qasem Soleimani is slowly beginning to make sense. It is increasingly clear that Iran has infiltrated the U.S. government on various levels, including the very top, and it’s not a new problem.

When it comes to the intelligence community, no one is handing out secrets, but the picture painted by what is known is disturbing enough to warrant investigation. Iran is the next chapter in the unfolding saga of the Democratic effort to sell and tear down America.

We know about other brought-to-you-by-Democrats infiltrators: the Awan brothers–tech specialists to top Dems for years, they were fired in 2017 for hacking classified government files. They fled to Pakistan and are still at large. Dianne Feinstein’s Chinese limo driver for twenty years was outed as a spy. British spy (MI-6) Christopher Steele produced his infamous dossier at the behest of Hillary Clinton and the DNC. Data firm Crowdstrike, founded by a Russian and funded or contracted by George Soros, Ukrainian billionaire Viktor Pinchuk, the DNC, and The Southern District of New York, has yet to be called to the legal mat for meddling in the 2016 election.

Add Iran to the list of countries in bed with Democrats, but this is more like an orgy than a quiet affair.

Obama Adviser Valerie Jarrett

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Let’s begin with Valerie Jarrett, the closest aide to Barack Obama. Described as “Obama’s Rasputin” by some, as the “first female U.S. president” by others, there is no denying her influence over not just Barack, but Michelle as well. It was Jarrett who hired Michelle when her last name was still Robinson. The former first couple met as a result of that hiring, a staff post for Chicago Mayor Richard Daley. Jarrett got Michelle her next job with the University of Chicago Hospitals after she was named to the university’s medical board. Jarrett now lives with the Obamas, as the threesome seeks to influence world affairs from “Resistance HQ.”

Let me say that again. Since leaving the White House, where she was the sole cabinet member residing in the West Wing, Valerie Jarrett has shared the Obama’s private residence.

In this American Thinker piece, one gets a sense of the professional closeness between Obama and Jarrett.

It relates that at the urging of Jarrett, Obama canceled the operation to kill Osama bin Laden on three occasions before finally approving the May 2, 2011, Navy SEAL mission…

Edward Klein, author of the best-selling book about Obama, “The Amateur,” once asked Obama if he ran every decision by Jarrett, and the president responded, “Absolutely.”  A former foreign editor of Newsweek and editor of the New York Times Magazine, Klein describes Jarrett as “ground zero in the Obama operation, the first couple’s friend and consigliere.”

American Thinker

Much has been made of Jarrett’s Iranian birthplace, but it’s not fair to use that against her. She has never claimed to be a Muslim either, but it is her reticence to state her faith that is more compelling. Much like former CIA head John Brennan–more on him soon–it’s what Jarrett refuses to say that sheds light on her beliefs.

What is certain: Jarrett has strong ties to Iran. She gave Michelle her first two jobs. She installed the Obamas into the Chicago Machine. She opposes action against Muslim terrorists. She held perhaps the greatest influence over a sitting president in history, and she retains that influence over him now.

Former CIA Head John Brennan

John Brennan has long been rumored to have converted to Islam while a CIA station chief in Saudi Arabia. In fact, NBC News reported as much in 2013. Their source? Former FBI agent John Guandolo.

Guandolo’s opinion of President Obama’s selection of John Brennan to head up the C.I.A. might sound vaguely familiar to any Homeland fans out there. According to Guandolo, Brennan is a secret Muslim, and has gone so far as to dish out high-profile government jobs to members of the Muslim Brotherhood. “Mr. Brennan did convert to Islam when he served in an official capacity on the behalf of the United States in Saudi Arabia,” he said. “His conversion to Islam was the culmination of a counterintelligence operation against him to recruit him.”

NBC News

The video clip below is a bit of a political litmus test. For a suspicious conservative, to hear Brennan’s praise of the “beauty of Islam,” the “majesty of the Hajj,” and his fluent Arabic (skip to 1:06) is tantamount to a confession of treason. To a sympathetic liberal, he comes across as a dutiful spy who learned the language so he could, um, order with confidence in restaurants. Note that he refers to Jerusalem as “Quds,” the Islamic name for the city.

Oh, he’s just appeasing his audience, one might claim. Ask yourself: is that the purpose of U.S. intelligence? To appease?

Skip to 1:06.

While stationed in Saudi Arabia, Brennan didn’t just tour local sites and learn the language. It was on his watch that all 19 of the 9/11 hijacker visas were approved, despite objections from subordinates. Further, Brennan was the station chief in Jeddah, where, according to the National Review in a 2004 article, not only were the terrorists’ visas approved, not a single one was properly filled out.

All 19 of the hijacker applications were incomplete in some way, with data fields left blank and questions not fully answered. Every application should have been round-filed. Yet U.S. officials approved 22 of the 23 hijacker visa applications. Of the 15 Saudis, four got their visas after the creation of the Visa Express Program in June 2001. Eight other conspirators tried to get visas during the course of the plot. Three succeeded, including Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the mastermind of 9/11. Mushabib al Hamlan, one of the other two, did not participate. Mohamed al Kahtani, the other, ran into an inspector with Army experience, who thought Kahtani acted like a “hit man” and refused him entry. This unnamed inspector is one of the rare heroes of this report, but readers will get the feeling that many others would have waved Kahtani through.

National Review

Again, we have an influential person in the halls of power who refuses to make light of his faith despite credible claims that he was in the thrall of Saudi intelligence. 9/11 happened on Brennan’s Saudi watch. He was a fitting choice to be made CIA chief by a president who was also accused of Islamist ties.

FBI Agents With Benefits: Peter Strzok and Lisa Page

Disgraced former FBI agent Peter Strzok grew up in Iran. His father was also an intelligence officer who was involved in the Iran-Contra scandal according to this article. He is alleged to have been involved in both CIA and FBI operations pertaining to Iran, in effect shapeshifting among agencies to suit the role, an intel free agent. Strzok acted as the “key Middle Eastern Intel operative for the Iranian airline Mahan Air’s purchase of United States government planes during the Obama administration from 2011 to 2013 (when Iran sanctions were in place). He handled the Iranian relations from start to finish.”

As for Lisa Page, well, her mother is Iranian. Again…that’s not the issue. It’s that all of these people who happen to hate Trump either are Iranian, or they have ties to the country.

What about actual Iranians? How do they feel? Please take four minutes to watch the video below. In it, you will meet an Iranian whose genuine personality and straightforward statement stand as a testament to how real Iranians feel–about Soleimani, and about life under a repressive theocracy.

Barack Obama

What about 44, Barry Soetero, a.k.a. Barack Hussein Obama? The name sounds Muslim. The good folks across the pond at the Guardian even thought to pen a farewell note to Obama titled, “Goodbye, Barack Hussein Obama: America’s first ‘Muslim president‘”.

Yet again, it’s not the bloodline or faith that matters. As with Jarrett, Brennan, Strzok, and Page, the actions matter. Forget nouns–mere labels. Verbs are where it’s at when dissecting matters of national security.

In a brilliant piece in the Washington Examiner, the reader is reminded that Obama’s words didn’t match his actions when it came to Iran. We are living in the fallout of a deal Iran never honored, and that’s why Trump pulled out of it. Why enrich them by lifting sanctions, why send pallets of cash, why ensure their seat at the nuclear table, if not to promote an ugly, vicious theocracy?

The Iran deal was not disastrous merely because Obama accepted a ludicrously weak inspections protocol, although he did. It was awful because, even if the deal were followed to the letter, it still enabled the regime to become a more powerful conventional threat by providing the mullahs with the money to pursue terrorism and the freedom to develop ballistic missiles. Furthermore, restrictions imposed by the deal would have started to sunset after 10 years, meaning the terror state still maintained its long-term ability to develop nuclear weapons.

The Obama administration and its allies ignored bad Iranian behavior to secure the nuclear deal and then downplayed subsequent Iranian bad behavior to defend the deal. Now, they’re attempting to blame Trump for bad Iranian behavior to distract people from recognizing the failed legacy of the deal.

Washington Examiner

Former White House Press Secretary Ben Rhodes hilariously claimed last week that Obama was “grilled” by the press over the Iran deal. The truth is that he took some questions at his press event. Only one of them was moderately difficult, about how a deal could be forged while Americans remained in Iranian captivity (Major Garrett, CBS). As was his wont, Obama shut down the question with platitudes such as “you should know better.”

The most basic question was never asked: how did the U.S. get Iran to agree to be monitored? Fast forward three years, and an answer emerges. In May of 2018, Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari said he would name the politicians who took bribes to create the JCPOA.

John Kerry and “Shadow Diplomacy”

It was around the same time that Iran threatened to uncover a history of bribery that President Trump unloaded on John Kerry’s involvement in Iran. Kerry was exposed for meeting with Iranian officials in May of 2018, later admitting to taking “three or four” meetings with Foreign Affairs Minister Javad Zarif.

These meetings, running at counter purposes with the sitting administration, would seem to be a violation of the Logan Act. Unfortunately, the Logan Act, written in 1799, has only been used once in an indictment. That was in the early 19th Century, and the case was never prosecuted. It is a “dead letter” law: on the books, but essentially carrying no real force.

Regardless, Kerry’s role in advising the Iranians is no mystery. The JCPOA is a major element of Barack Obama’s legacy. Kerry is one of Obama’s “Resistance” errand boys. There may be more to it than that, however: it turns out that Iranian Military leader Hadi al-Amiri was a guest at the Obama White House in 2011. It turns out that al-Amiri led the attack on a U.S. embassy in Iraq. This was confirmed by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo earlier this month.

Further, Kerry contradicted himself on air yesterday, backpedalling a statement he made in 2016, that some of the infamous pallets of cash sent to Iran as part of a $15 billion package might fund terrorism:

“I think that some of it will end up in the hands of the IRGC or other entities, some of which are labeled terrorists,” Kerry told CNBC in 2016. 

Fox News

Pretty clear admission. Yet here’s Kerry yesterday: “…clearly some money from the budget of Iran is going to go to the IRGC.” The distinction he’s making: we just gave money to Iran, what they did with it is not our responsibility. Splitting hairs–a diplomat’s bread and butter.

Kerry’s involvement with Iran is now years old. In a best-case scenario, he is “merely” advising them on the management of their nuclear program. At worst, he is coordinating attacks on American assets with Iranian leaders he has known both in his role as U.S. statesman, and in his current role as clandestine operative for Barack Obama.

Soleimani’s Daughter: U.S. Citizen?

Iranian General Qasem Soleimani is no longer, but his children are still around. And they possess dual citizenship–with the United States. In an eye-popping report from Gateway Pundit, Soleimani’s daughter spoke out against the U.S. after her father was killed, and the resultant publicity led to the revelation that she claims U.S. citizenship.

In her prepared remarks, Zeinab Soleimani claims that the actions of “America and Zionists…will bring about dark days for them and flatten their homes.” If she does indeed possess a U.S. passport, one imagines it’s on a no-fly or known terrorist list by now. But how would she obtain one in the first place?

Think back to Brennan rubber-stamping passports for the 9/11 Saudi hijackers–it’s not difficult to imagine how the daughter of a known terrorist gets paperwork approved. All you need are a few Islamists in seats of power, and America has an abundance.

If you need any further convincing that leftists created this problem, watch the haste and bluster with which they scrambled to pen a toothless resolution to limit Trump’s ability to engage Iran militarily. And now, listen to their absolute silence as Iranian citizens protest the Islamic Republic which stifles and suffocates their culture.

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