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Rep. Ilhan Omar compares US to Hamas and Taliban terrorists, says all are guilty of ‘unthinkable atrocities’

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) on Monday seemingly compared the United States and Israel to Hamas and Taliban terrorists.

Hamas, the Gaza-based terrorist group, is officially classified by the U.S. government as a “foreign terrorist organization.” However, Taliban soldiers who terrorize Afghanistan are not technically part of a U.S.-designated terrorist group.

What are the details?

Omar, one of the most far-left members of Congress, claimed the U.S. and Israel — along with Afghanistan, Hamas, and the Taliban — have committed “unthinkable atrocities” and human rights abuses.

“We must have the same level of accountability and justice for all victims of crimes against humanity,” Omar said.

The context of Omar’s inflammatory claim included her questioning Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday about how perpetrators of human rights abuses — she cited the Israeli security forces and Hamas, the Afghanistan government and the Taliban — will be held accountable, especially because the U.S. government opposes the International Criminal Court, the global tribunal tasked with prosecuting war crimes.

Why exactly, then, Omar invoked the U.S. in her tweet and lumped America into a group with terrorist organizations is unclear — unless she is also publicly accusing the U.S. of committing war crimes and human rights abuses.

Omar did not elaborate on what crimes against humanity she thinks the U.S. is guilty of committing. Interestingly, Omar did not cite the U.S. when she questioned Blinken.

What about Israel?

During military tensions between Israel and Hamas last month — which started when Hamas terrorists began launching rockets from Gaza into Israel — Omar accused Israel of committing war crimes.

“We need accountability for every war crime committed. And we need to stop underwriting crimes against humanity while doing nothing to end the occupation,” Omar said.

Omar also criticized President Joe Biden for moving forward with a proposed arms sale to Israel, saying, “The United States should not stand idly by while crimes against humanity are being committed with our backing.”

Despite accusations of war crimes, human rights abuses, and even claims that Israel is operating an “apartheid” state, Israeli leaders take special precautions to prevent civilian causalities during military campaigns against Hamas, even calling off military strikes if it means saving innocent lives.

The reason many non-military Gaza residents are killed when military tensions flare is because Hamas operates from residential areas, knowing their strikes will prompt a response from Israeli forces. By locating themselves in residential and civilian areas, Hamas allows Gaza civilians to become causalities knowing international media will provoke empathy for the Palestinian cause.

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Trump Offered Assange A Pardon In Exchange For His Source, Assange Declined

There is still some integrity in the human race.  Julian Assange was offered a pardon from President Donald Trump in exchange for giving up the source of the Democratic National Convention emails that he leaked.  Assange declined the offer refusing to throw his source under the bus.

Assange’s defense revealed the pardon deal to a court in London on Friday, where the WikiLeaks founder is currently fighting extradition to the United States. Should he lose, he will be tried for espionage offenses and could face 175 years behind bars, according to a report by RT. 

Assange has literally declined the offer to stop the brutal torture he’s enduring in London in order to protect his source. Defense lawyer Jennifer Robinson told the court that former US Rep. Dana Rohrabacher and another Trump campaign associate, Charles Johnson, offered a pardon if Assange were to reveal the source of the emails, which are widely considered to have helped Trump win the 2016 presidential election.

“Rohrabacher proposed a ‘win-win’ situation,” Robinson said.

“Assange can get ‘get on with his life’ – a pardon in exchange for information about the source.”

“Information from Mr Assange about the source of the DNC leaks would be of value to Mr. Trump,” she added, paraphrasing Rohrabacher and Johnson. –RT. 

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The source of the Democratic National Committee emails remains a mystery, however, there is an abundance of evidence to suggest it was Seth Rich who was mysteriously murdered.  Opponents of both Assange and Trump have pinned the blame on “Russian hackers”, yet Assange himself has gone on record as saying that Russia was not the source.

The espionage charges against Assange stem from WikiLeaks’ publication in 2010 of a tranche of documents revealing U.S. war crimes in Afghanistan and Iraq. The documents were leaked by former soldier Chelsea Manning, who was imprisoned from 2010 until her sentence was commuted in 2017.

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Far-left Democrat accuses President Trump of ‘war crimes’ over government’s coronavirus response

Democratic rhetoric on President Donald Trump’s coronavirus response has reached new heights.

U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), a far-left freshman Democrat, is now accusing the president of “war crimes” over his administration’s response to the pandemic.

“As far as I’m concerned, what’s happening with this administration, it’s akin to war crimes. Criminal negligence, science denials, a sluggish response,” Pressley said in a video this week. “And so we find ourselves in the position of playing catch-up in the midst of a pandemic, which is the last place that you want to be in the midst of any public health crisis, certainly of a pandemic, is working from behind.”

Pressley did not, however, explain how the administration is guilty of “criminal negligence.”

The United Nations defines war crimes as breaches of an agreement ratified at the 1949 Geneva Convention. Such actions include “willful killing,” “torture or inhumane treatment, “willfully causing great suffering, or serious injury to body or health,” “Extensive destruction and appropriation of property, not justified by military necessity,” among other crimes.

Trump and his administration have committed no such crimes.

Moreover, Pressley did not explain what science Trump’s administration has denied. In fact, Trump has allowed medical experts, like Dr. Anthony Fauci and Dr. Deborah Birx, to take prominent roles in the pandemic response.

And was Trump’s response slow? Not really.

In late January, Trump announced travel restrictions on China and mandatory quarantine for any person entering the U.S. from Hubei, the Chinese province where COVID-19 originated. The action was condemned by the World Health Organization as unnecessary and one that would lead to racial backlash against Asians.

One month after Trump took those precautionary steps, Pressley’s leader, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, was urging people to congregate outdoors, telling her San Francisco constituents that it was “safe.” We now know that such downplaying may have had deadly consequences.

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