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Vultures push for new carbon tax

Members of GOP and others introduce new carbon tax plan to WH

WASHINGTON D.C. (INTELLIHUB) — Two former Treasure Secs and other prominent figureheads from both the business and political fields have created themselves a “Climate Leadership Council” which intends to charge for the emission of carbon.

Although the Climate Leadership Council’s plan is nothing new in theory, the latest and greatest version touted by FRM Treasury Secretaries James Baker and Hank Paulson essentially begs the president to tax the release of CO².

Before speaking with top White House aides, along with Ivanka Trump, and Vice President Mike Pense on the matter, Baker said, “We know we have an uphill slog to get Republicans interested in this. […] a conservative, free-market approach is a very Republican way of approaching the problem.”

“Climate change poses an unacceptable risk to our climate and to our economy,” Paulson added.

“Putting a price on carbon is by far the most efficient and effective way to restrict emissions.” But even Baker admits he is “skeptical” when it comes to just how much humans are influencing the planet.

“The blueprint involves a $40 tax on every metric ton of carbon dioxide released by burning fossil fuels, with the price climbing over time. To avoid an undue burden on the poor from the higher energy bills that would result, the projected $200 billion to $300 billion in annual revenue would be redistributed to households in the form of quarterly checks from the Social Security Administration. Families of four would see an average annual payout of $2,000 under the plan,” Bloomberg reports.

However, despite the group’s passion for their dastardly cause they have failed to submit any innovative solutions to curve the actual problem and are merely suggesting that making money off of carbon emissions will somehow help save the world.

Last December, an already washed up Al Gore met with Trump in an attempt to lure Trump’s attention toward his ‘climate change’ legacy.

After the meeting Gore stated:

“I had a lengthy and very productive session with the president-elect. It was a sincere search for areas of common ground […] I found it an extremely interesting conversation, and to be continued, and I’m just going to leave it at that.”

It’s not yet known what the Trump Administration thought about the group’s proposal nor is it known how the Admin will deal with other valid environmental, geoengineering, issues and budgets.

Shepard Ambellas is an opinion journalist and the founder and editor-in-chief of Intellihub News & Politics (Intellihub.com). Shepard is also known for producing Shade: The Motion Picture (2013) and appearing on Travel Channel’s America Declassified (2013). Shepard is a regular contributor to Infowars. Read more from Shep’s World. Get the Podcast. Follow Shep on Facebook and Twitter.
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Activist leftist court rules against Trump travel ban, ignores actual law

Appeals court rules against ban aimed at keeping country safe

(INTELLIHUB) — A federal appeals court has ruled that the United States will remain wide open to incoming refugees after rejecting a move by the Trump administration to reinstate the controversial travel ban.

In an unsurprising move considering the courts open leftist leanings, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a lower court’s stay of President Trump’s travel ban targeting seven countries would remain in place.

For his part, Trump immediately Tweeted his plan to take this issue to the Supreme Court due to his belief that our national security is directly at stake.

We now find ourselves in a country where judges are now directly ruling against the actual law in favor of how they “feel” about certain political issues. Make no mistake, this travel ban is 100% legal under U.S. law.

Most observers believed from the start that this extreme left appeals court would rule against Trump, especially when you consider the fact that one of the three judges on the panel has been publicly supported by leftist organizations in the past.

“Judge Michelle T. Friedland, who is on the three-judge panel that will rule on President Donald Trump’s executive order aimed at stopping terrorists from traveling to the United States, won the ACLU of Southern California’s LGBT Award in 2009, according to the Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont,” reported CNSNews.

Additionally, the ruling by the appeals court appears to have been helped along by tech giants Facebook, Google, and Microsoft who filed court papers in favor of ruling against the ban.

“The panel’s ruling in favor of immigrants is a victory not only for Washington and Minnesota — the states that sued — but for Facebook Inc., Google Inc. and Microsoft Corp., which said in court papers that the measure would hinder their global businesses,” reported Bloomberg.

The establishment media, Hollywood, Silicon Valley, and now the courts are all working directly against both White House and Trump’s public war on globalism.

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The New York Times is now lobbying FOR the Muslim Brotherhood

Establishment’s favorite paper goes to bat for Muslim Brotherhood

(INTELLIHUB) — The establishment paper that has spent months attacking the very idea of America first is now actively lobbying and promoting the Muslim Brotherhood after President Trump indicated he may designate the group as a terrorist organization.

In a bizarre piece by the Times editorial board, the paper attacks the President for considering a terror designation that the likes of Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and UAE have already done.

The newspaper claims that designating the Brotherhood as terrorists, “would be seen by many Muslims as another attempt to vilify adherents of Islam,” before pushing yet more disinformation in claiming that Trump and his advisers are promoting an “exaggerated” vision of America under attack.

Such an order, now under consideration, would be seen by many Muslims as another attempt to vilify adherents of Islam. It appears to be part of a mission by the president and his closest advisers to heighten fears by promoting a dangerously exaggerated vision of an America under siege by what they call radical Islam.

The struggle against extremism is complex, and solutions must be tailored both to the facts and to an understanding of the likely consequences. Since 1997, the secretary of state has had the power to designate groups as foreign terrorist organizations, thus subjecting them, as well as people and businesses who deal with them, to sanctions, like freezing their assets. President Barack Obama resisted adding the Brotherhood to that list.

There are good reasons that the Brotherhood, with millions of members, doesn’t merit the terrorist designation. Rather than a single organization, it is a collection of groups and movements that can vary widely from country to country. While the Brotherhood calls for a society governed by Islamic law, it renounced violence decades ago, has supported elections and has become a political and social organization. Its branches often have tenuous connections to the original movement founded in Egypt in 1928.

So a newspaper that broadly attacks all Trump supporters as the “alt-right” and possible racists wants Americans to treat the Sharia promoting Muslim Brotherhood with nuance? This is yet another clear example of the American corporate media openly promoting the agenda of non-Americans over actual citizens.

The Times also seemingly purposefully ignores the documented goals of the Muslim Brotherhood in their transparent lobbying for the group. The fact of the matter is, the Brotherhood openly seeks to establish a worldwide Islamic caliphate that would be based on Sharia Law. Period, end of the story, that is their STATED goal.

As Breitbart’s Aaron Klein noted, “While many Brotherhood wings reject the use of violence as a strategic tactic, preferring instead a sophisticated gradualist strategy to achieve their aims, the Brotherhood has spawned terrorist organizations – most notably Hamas – that adhere to its philosophy of a world order based on Islam. The Brotherhood was also a central player in the so-called Arab Spring, revolutions punctuated by violence across the Arab world.”

Klein also destroyed the disinformation being pushed by the Times about the Muslim Brotherhood being a “political organization” that democratically represents millions of Muslims throughout the world.

“Addressing the Brotherhood’s support for the electoral process and purportedly becoming a political organization, an extensive report on the Brotherhood by the Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center at Israel’s Center for Special Studies explained the group’s use of some tools of democracy to advance the aim of achieving a world ruled by Sharia law, which is by definition anti-democratic,” Klein continued.

To recap, the New York Times editorial board is now openly lobbying the United States government to keep the Muslim Brotherhood from being designated a terrorist organization while at the same time spending most of each day attacking all things Trump and any indication that America is being put first.

Is the countries paper of record actually now Pro-Muslim Brotherhood and Anti-America first?

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Watch Ret. U.S. Marine ask single most important question ever

Trump’s ‘travel ban’ raising intelligent questions and the real need for a border wall

(INTELLIHUB) — What if you knew for a fact that foreigners from a random country listed in President Donald Trump’s temporary travel ban would capture, torture, and possibly kill you for illegal entry into their country?

Would you still feel good about letting those very same people, in turn, enter our country, the United States of America just because liberals say sanctuary cities are good?

One retired U.S. Marine Steve Gerns, who is also a private security contractor (PSC), asked a similar question in a YouTube video and the response was colossal.

In fact, the video garnered over 44 million views in one day and all of the unexpected exposure from it forced Gerns’ employer, as a precaution, to ship Gerns out of Iraq where he was undergoing an assignment.

In his video Gerns talked about asking local Iraqis the following question:

As an American, if I went out of town right now would I be welcome?

According to the man, without skipping a beat the Iraqis immediately responded, ‘You would not be welcome.’

The locals then let Gerns know that he would not only be unwelcome but that he would likely be tortured and beheaded if he was inside the country without papers.

“This is the local populace that would do this,” the man said.

“If this is the way some of these cultures feel […] why would you be so nieve to believe that if they came to the United States that they would do anything different then they would do right here in their own country?”

Gerns appeared on Sean Hannity’s show to give the details.

Gerns told Hannity that the culture is “good at manipulation.”

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Media drives Flynn through Trump’s cabinet like wedge

Media attempts to brand National Security Adviser as Russian cutout

WASHINGTON D.C. (INTELLIHUB) — U.S. National Security Adviser Michael Flynn has been under the corporate media microscope since Feb. 9 when it was revealed by the Washington Post that the former general may have spoken with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak about the specific issue of “sanctions” in the latter part of Donald Trump’s run up to the presidency.

“Flynn’s communications with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak were interpreted by some senior U.S. officials as an inappropriate and potentially illegal signal to the Kremlin that it could expect a reprieve from sanctions that were being imposed by the Obama administration in late December to punish Russia for its alleged interference in the 2016 election,” WaPo reported — which later spawned a subsequent shitstorm throughout the media.

During an interview, last Wednesday Flynn directly denied allegations and specifically said “no” on two occasions when he was asked if he had ever spoken to Kislyak about sanctions.

Then on Thursday, the media capitalized on Flynn’s back peddle when a spokesman for Flynn said that Flynn “had no recollection of discussing sanctions, he couldn’t be certain that the topic never came up.”

As a precaution, both the Trump Admin and the F.B.I. are further examining Flynn’s conversations with Kislyak. which could be causing unwanted static within the Trump Administration also leaving Flynn ‘treading on thin ice.’

All of this could be creating unwanted static within the Administration, possibly leaving Flynn ‘treading on thin ice.’

The sanctions on Russia currently remain in place.

Shepard Ambellas is an opinion journalist and the founder and editor-in-chief of Intellihub News & Politics (Intellihub.com). Shepard is also known for producing Shade: The Motion Picture (2013) and appearing on Travel Channel’s America Declassified (2013). Shepard is a regular contributor to Infowars. Read more from Shep’s World. Get the Podcast. Follow Shep on Facebook and Twitter.

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