Welcome To One of The Most Pivotal Weeks In Modern American History
Many are anticipating that a wonderful new era of peace and prosperity is just a few days away, but others are using terms such as “civil unrest” and “civil war” for what they believe is about to happen in America. Without a doubt, Donald Trump is one of the most electrifying politicians in modern American history, but he is also one of the most polarizing.
So will the next four years bring us together as a nation, or will anger, frustration, strife and discord tear us much farther apart? It is being projected that extremely large crowds of supporters will attend Donald Trump’s inauguration on January 20th, but the mainstream media is also reporting that “hundreds of thousands of protesters” are on their way to Washington. Many on the far left are hoping to turn Trump’s inauguration into one of the biggest riots in U.S. history, but thousands of law enforcement personnel are going to do their very best to prevent that from happening.
There are sites on the Internet that are literally counting down the hours until Barack Obama leaves office. Knowing that his time is short, Obama seems determined to squeeze as much “change” out of his final hours as he possibly can. Just check out what the Washington Post says that he was able to accomplish on just one day last week…
On Thursday alone, the administration designated three new national monuments and expanded another two in sites including a forest in the Pacific Northwest and a school for freed slaves in South Carolina; took away one of the special immigration privileges Cubans arriving in the United States without visas have enjoyed for 50 years; announced sanctions designations against 18 senior Syrian officials for their role in the use of chlorine as a chemical weapon in 2014 and 2015; awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Vice President Biden; and accused Fiat Chrysler of cheating on national emission standards for some of its diesel trucks.
And in the last few days of his presidency, there is a great deal of concern about how much more damage he may be able to do on his way out the door. Late last week he enraged the Russians by moving U.S. troops into Poland, and Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova is warning that Obama still has a few more days left to “destroy the world”…
Zakharova charged that “Obama and his illiterate foreign policy team have dealt a crushing blow to America’s prestige and leadership” and described his administration as “a bunch of geopolitical losers, enraged and shortsighted.”
Obama’s administration still has a few days left to “destroy the world,” Zakharova wrote.
However, there is one piece of good news. According to the Jerusalem Post, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that Obama will not support any additional action against Israel at the UN Security Council before Trump is inaugurated.
Of course politicians lie all the time, and John Kerry may not have been entirely honest with Netanyahu, and so we will keep a close eye on the UN Security Council when they meet on Tuesday.
On Friday, the eyes of the entire world will be on Washington. What once seemed so impossible is on the verge of actually becoming a reality, and security officials will be working overtime to make sure that nobody tries to stop Trump from being inaugurated at the last minute.
Needless to say, the festivities on Friday would be a big, fat juicy target for anyone that hates Trump, hates America or that just wanted to make an unforgettable political statement. In fact, Republican Senator Roy Blunt has admitted that the inauguration of Donald Trump will be “the most appealing target in the world”…
“Security is my greatest concern,” Republican Senator Roy Blunt, chairman of the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies, has said. “No question that on inaugural day, this would be the most appealing target in the world.”
Even if there isn’t any violence on Friday, there will definitely be plenty of angry protesters. And instead of attempting to calm things down, many in the mainstream media are actually promoting the protests. For example, the Washington Post has even published a “guide to inauguration demonstrations, marches and protests”.
It appears that most of those on the left plan to protest peacefully, but there are definitely groups that are planning to be as disruptive as they possibly can. I have previously reported about an organization known as DisruptJ20, and now audio has been released of one of their leaders saying that they want to “do everything we can to try and stop people from being able to access the inauguration”…
A conservative group also shared with FoxNews.com what it said was audio from a Jan. 8 #DisruptJ20 meeting at a Washington church, giving even greater insight into the group’s planned D.C. “shutdown.”
The audio, recorded by Trevor Loudon with Capital Research Center, purports to show a female member detailing plans to “do everything we can to try and stop people from being able to access the inauguration.”
It doesn’t take much imagination to figure out how they are going to do that. According to the shocking new audio recording obtained by Fox News, DisruptJ20 plans to physically block “roads and other modes of transit into the city”…
“We’re going to be doing blockades,” the woman says in the audio. “We’re going to [be] blockading checkpoints into the security zones. We’re also going to be blockading roads and other modes of transit into the city.”
Traffic in the Washington D.C. area is a major headache even at the best of times, and so even if everything went perfectly transportation would be a major issue at Trump’s inauguration. So it isn’t going to take much for these anarchists to create a very real crisis.
And some leftists have been encouraging those that cannot physically come to Washington D.C. to go online and help take down the official White House website on January 20th…
PR Newswire, a global news-release distribution service, circulated a release on Thursday highlighting a campaign launched by Protester.io, a digital protest organizing platform, to “take down” the White House website next Friday in protest of Trump’s inauguration.
“On January 20th, hundreds of thousands of Americans are going to Washington, DC to march in protest of the inauguration of Donald Trump. Millions more around the country will be joining the cause from home. If you can’t make it to Washington DC on inauguration day, you can still participate by occupying whitehouse.gov online,” the release read.
Many on the left truly believe that Trump is the modern equivalent of Adolf Hitler, and therefore he must be resisted at all costs.
And one of the reasons why they want to be as disruptive as possible is so that they can provoke an extremely harsh response. If law enforcement officials can be filmed treating protesters very harshly, that can be used as fuel to inspire thousands of others to join the movement against the “fascist” Donald Trump.
Following the “blockades” and other “actions” on the 20th, there will be a “million woman march” on the 21st. Michael Moore and a whole host of liberal celebrities will be there, and it is being reported that there will be close to 300 “sister marches” in other cities around the nation…
Protesters are using the hashtag #WhyIMarch to explain why they are heading to Washington — from calls for equality to initiatives to curb gun violence to pleas for health care reform.
Nearly 300 “sister marches” have been organized in other US cities — including New York, Boston, Los Angeles and Seattle — and around the world.
This is going to be a week that none of us will ever forget.
Many are hoping (myself included) that the protests will soon fade and that Trump’s presidency will represent a true turning point for America.
But there are many others that are literally gearing up for a “war”, and they intend to fight for as long as it takes to achieve their goals.
We are a nation that is deeply, deeply divided, and it isn’t going to take much to push us over the edge.
So this week is definitely a beginning, but is it the beginning of a wonderful new chapter in American history, or is it the beginning of the end for our once great nation?
This story will unfold over the next four years, and let us hope that it is a good one.
About the author: Michael Snyder is the founder and publisher of The Economic Collapse Blog and The Most Important News. Michael’s controversial new book about Bible prophecy entitled “The Rapture Verdict” is available in paperback and for the Kindle on Amazon.com.
RADICAL LEFTISTS TARGET DC METRO RAIL LINE TO BLOCK INAUGURATION ACCESS
Disabling metro lines could be construed as terroristic act
Jan 17, 2017 by Adan Salazar
Far left agitators are reportedly planning to block access to the 2017 presidential inauguration by disabling the Washington DC metro line, a potentially terroristic act which may constitute a federal offense.
In the latest sting video covertly filmed by Project Veritas, leaders from several left-wing organizations conduct training workshops informing “comrades” how anti-inauguration events will proceed.
One DisruptJ20 organizer, Legba Carrefour, explains the protest will consist of several “clusterfuck blockades… where we are going to try to blockade all the major ingress points in the city.”
“Which include, they can include shutting down major bridges and highway access points as well as shutting down metro rail. So to do that we are going to try to break into several teams kind of like the checkpoints,” Carrefour says.
“So fears in doing that, we don’t think these are going to be necessarily arrestable actions but there is a possibility you could be; so keep that in mind if you want to participate,” he continues, evidently cognizant the actions may be illegal.
In another video clip, Carrefour goes on to describe how agitators would go about shutting down not just one, but “every single line in the city”:
“So we figured out the trains pull up… one person is going to lock one end of a chain to an edge, and on the other end of the chain the end of the car, so on and so fourth. Done.”
“It takes 15 seconds and everyone can leave and literally it can’t go anywhere at that point, it’s anchored. And you can use a really thin chain, you don’t need a heavy chain… that would require like a bolt cutter to undo, basically to shut down that line.”
“If I were to… hit Metro Center, Gallery Place, and L’Efant Plaza, they are all close enough to walk to and that’s every single line in the city.”
As Project Veritas founder and investigative journalist James O’Keefe notes, the acts discussed could be construed as terroristic acts violating federal law.
“Disabling trains constitutes an act of terrorism” under 18 USC 1992, O’Keefe says, which states offenders “…shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than 20 years, or both, and if the offense results in the death of any person, shall be imprisoned for any terms of years or for life, or subject to death.”
Another leftist organizer appearing in the exposé also tells workshop attendees it’s OK to punch Trump supporters in the throat.
Asked if protesters should engage in “throat punching,” Smash Racism Co-founder Mike Isaacson says, ”Generally speaking, Nazis will only actually attack people if they have, if they strongly outnumber them, because Nazis are essentially cowards… Bring it, throat punching is probably a good thing.”
An undercover Project Veritas reporter then asks Isaacson how they should go about engaging with loud Trump-supporting “Nazis.”
“I would say that’s where you do the throat punching. I’m going to be honest,” Isaacson responds.
This latest video follows another undercover Project Veritas release Monday in which members of the DC Anti-fascist Coalition claimed they would be deploying butyric acid during a celebration known as the Deploraball, scheduled for January 19.
After its members were accused of criminal acts, the leftist group Disrupt J20 released a statement claiming they were aware of Project Veritas’ efforts and were in fact engaged in a counter-sting operation where they “spoke of false plans in order to protect themselves, and did not discuss any real intentions.”
“It is laughable that Project Veritas believes that organizers would discuss secret ‘stink bomb’ plans with an unknown individual in a public venue,” the statement reads. “Project Veritas’ lack of judgement portrays the poor quality of their work.”
Project Veritas has referred their footage to the FBI and other law enforcement agencies.
O’KEEFE: MEDIA IGNORING RADICAL THREATS AGAINST TRUMP
Radical left caught in terrorist plot
Jan 17, 2017 by Jamie White
The mainstream media is refusing to cover news regarding the radical group Disrupt J20’s plan to commit violence and acts of domestic terrorism at both the inauguration and Deploraball, says Project Veritas founder James O’Keefe.
“They do not want to report on the fact that people are going to cause havoc and violence on Thursday and Friday,” O’Keefe said on The Alex Jones Show Tuesday. “It’s criminal what the media is doing.”
Instead of investigating the videos released by Project Veritas, the mainstream media is running with the notion that O’Keefe was inciting them and the video showing the Disrupt J20 group plotting violence is actually an elaborate “prank.”
“It’s not just a prank, this butyric acid is a flammable material, it could burn your lungs, it could cause a stampede out of the National Press Club,” O’Keefe said. “It’s considered terrorism.”
“And if this stuff actually happens, the media is now complicit,” he pointed out. “It’s criminal for them to try and turn it around on the person who is exposing the violence.”
The Disrupt J20 group responded to the undercover video by saying they were just “punking” O’Keefe in an effort to downplay the severity of the footage.
“It’s a laughable, kind of cover-your-ass excuse, trying to say this was all a joke,” O’Keefe said. “When in fact, the FBI has their name and number.”
“It’s kind of ironic that the anti-fascists are gassing people,” he added.
Because the mainstream media is refusing to do honest reporting on Disrupt J20, which could result in people being hurt, they have now become the number one target, says O’Keefe.
“The good news is we’re going to keep dripping out information and they can do all the damage control, and we’re releasing more videotape exposing them doing damage control,” he said.
“This is how you have to fight these people.”
Project Veritas will be releasing Part 2 of its three part undercover exposé on Tuesday.