Friday, January 03, 2020

TKC MUST READ!!! CONGRESSMAN CLEAVER FEARS 'GRAVE MISCALCULATION' BY PREZ TRUMP AFTER AIR STRIKE!!!



The top elected official in Kansas City, Missouri weighs in on an international crisis and its impact on Americans.

Here's the word:

Congressman Cleaver’s Statement on U.S. Strike Against Qasem Soleimani

For Immediate Release

January 3, 2020

(Washington, D.C.) – United States Representative Emanuel Cleaver, II (D-MO) released the following statement in response to a U.S. military strike that killed Qasem Soleimani, head of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps Quds Force.

“I fear this decision is a grave miscalculation by the President. Such a monumental escalation in tensions with Iran, without consulting congressional leadership and our allies abroad, puts our servicemembers in danger and has the potential for disastrous ramifications. The American people are sick of never-ending wars in the Middle East, and I’m sick of the Executive Branch’s continued usurpation of congressional authority. This moment is a test of whether or not we learned our lesson in Iraq, and I pray that we seek all opportunities to de-escalate this volatile situation.

The administration needs to brief the Congress immediately, and explain to the American people and our allies around the world why they have brought us to the brink of war and what the strategy is moving forward.”

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Accordingly, here are more news links from better sources we'd like to share on the topic . . .


World Talks Prez Trump

What is Trump's strategy on Iran?

US President Donald Trump's decision to authorise a drone strike that killed Iran's most powerful military commander has seen tensions between the two nations escalate. What's the strategy here, and what might happen next? Mr Trump has long promised to take American troops out of the Middle East.


White House Justification

Trump: 'We took action last night to stop a war'

While the president reiterated he's not seeking regime change in Tehran, Trump demanded that the current Islamist government's "aggression in the region, including the use of proxy fighters to destabilize its neighbors, must end and it must end now." Earlier in the day, Trump kicked off his defense on Twitter.


Air Strike Defense

Trump says Soleimani was planning 'imminent and sinister attacks,' defends airstrike

President Trump accused Iranian military general Qassem Soleimani of planning "imminent and sinister attacks" in his first televised remarks since the deadly airstrike that killed the general in Baghdad. "We took action last night to stop a war," Trump said during brief remarks at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.


Congressional Consideration

Congress Will Vote On Whether To Shut Down A Possible War With Iran

WASHINGTON - Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine has introduced a war powers resolution to cease hostilities with Iran until military actions are approved by Congress. After 10 days, Kaine can force a vote on his motion in the Senate, which cannot be blocked by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.


Maybe Not Time For #MeToo

Rose McGowan told to "move to Iran" after apologizing to the country on Twitter

Rose McGowan's tweeted apology to Iran early Friday morning was met with swift and harsh backlash on Twitter. "Dear #Iran, The USA has disrespected your country, your flag, your people. 52% of us humbly apologize. We want peace with your nation. We are being held hostage by a terrorist regime.


Progressive Political Suspicion

Trump repeatedly claimed in 2011 and 2012 that Obama would start a war with Iran to win re-election

In media appearances prior to the 2012 election, Donald Trump repeatedly predicted that then-President Barack Obama would start a war with Iran in order to win re-election.


Prez Trump Rallies

Trump Taunts Iran After Soleimani Strike: 'Never Won a War!'

President Donald Trump has taunted Iran the morning after he ordered a deadly drone strike on the the Iranian military leader Qassem Soleimani. The attack on Iran's most important commander has provoked fury in the country, and its president has vowed to take revenge.


Escalation Already . . .

U.S. to send 3,000 troops to Middle East after embassy attack, Soleimani killing

WASHINGTON - The United States is sending approximately 3,000 soldiers to the Middle East after thousands of people stormed the compound of the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, three U.S. defense officials and one U.S. military official confirmed to NBC News on Friday. The news came hours after an American airstrike killed Gen.


Developing . . .

61 comments:

Anonymous said...

Cleaver's comments are far more measured then most of the Democrats. The establishment leaders know that they must support Trump if it comes down to war. To fail to do so would ruin their party chances in the foreseeable future.

Remmi said...

^^^^ the truth is that many Democrats have wanted a war with Iran as well.

Anonymous said...

Maybe should have included a link to today's 4% oil spike. that is newsworthy as well.

Anonymous said...

Says the man that decided we were keeping traffic lights on 71 hwy.

Anonymous said...

Wasn't a miscalculation Cleave he definitely meant business. Serious business so how's the car wash business these days?

Anonymous said...

In another time Trump could have taken Hitler out before Adolph started big and serious trouble for everyone and the Dems and Libs would whine about it and complain.

"He was a sensitive guy! An artist and liked poetry!"

Anonymous said...

Iran isn't a foe to be trifled with but this killing put the entire Iranian political establishment on notice that they can be successfully targeted at any time. I’m not a fan but, geopolitically, Trump could have done worse.

Anonymous said...


The democrats and some republicans have sat back and catered to terrorists far to long. Cleaver wants to turn a blind eye to these people just like Barack Obama aka Barack Davis and Bill Clinton did. They would rather see another Benghazi than to upset terrorists and put them in their place. Clever is an Anti American Pussy who puts the American people on the front lines for his shield. Obama aka Davis worked for these same people and committed treason with his fake red line and his smuggling these people into our country and funding them. As far and the Hollywood morons, don't waste your time.

Anonymous said...

Car wash outrage? How do you feel about multiple bankrupt casino businesses. Or a bankrupt airline, winery, unpaid contractors, or fraudulent university. Maybe a fake charity stealing from wounded veterans might get you upset too.

Anonymous said...

Ask Osama bin Laden how weak Barry was in catering to his terrorist family. Oh that's right, he's dead.

The GOP "strong" preemptive war doctrine and lying about threats has nearly 20 years of failure as their track record. That includes trillions of debt and thousands of killed US soldiers. Republicans can't be trusted with commanding military power.

Anonymous said...

Cleaver is doing what he's always done, repeating the talking points of those who fund his Congressional seat. He has no opinions of his own.

Trump is letting the military carry out strikes without hobbling them with rules of engagement. They took out Soleimani quick and clean, with laser precision and zero casualties to innocent bystanders (as far as we know). In any other era this would be considered a total success.

But, liberals (press and politicians) are all about appeasing a regime that has spread terror around the world since the late 70s, lied with impunity, and never stuck even vaguely to agreement.

I suppose the libs figure if they give them another 150 billion dollars (in cash, on a tarmac) they will love us. Never will you find a group more ignorant of human nature than the current crop of libs (or maybe they just despise their own country; Rose McGowan would actually be a good nominee for the Dems).

Byron Funkhouser said...

This was a stupid thing to do, but then Donald Trump is a stupid man.

Deflection

Anonymous said...


attacking another adversary of Israel is good news for America's vets - they'll continue to be honored and valued.

Back in the day , Vietnam combat vets were shit on by Hymiewood and the lib MSM.. all were crazed baby-killers .. because Nam wasn't a threat to israel..

but..once we started fighting Arabs -- all vets became glorious heroes.

Anonymous said...

Bush's compassionate conservatives and neocons, to the tea party revolt, and now MAGA.

Same people and same agenda. Endless meaningless wars and fools that cheer it on.

Anonymous said...

Military strikes without rules of engagement often end up being war crimes.

Something this president publicly supports, proudly promoting past and future US torture as a legitimate tool and pardoning dishonored soldiers that committed war crimes. That does not project strength and is not pro-American.

Anonymous said...

Ordering the hit on Iran military leader was a big mistake for trump. Everyone knows he did it to divert attention away from the new findings in the impeachment case. He has been screwing people around and breaking the law for years, but now he has a man's blood on his hands and he deserves whatever happens as a result of this action. Its about time for him to get his reward.

Anonymous said...

Typical dimwit response is showing support for a terrorist and a terrorist country who killed 10’s of thousands of people, Trump takes this asshole out and all they do is complain and spread fear. What is wrong with you dimwit people?

Anonymous said...

bLIEron, why was this stupid? We take out a known terrorist who’s killed Americans and has plotted terrorist attacks on the u.s. and you’re calling Trump stupid? Your ignorance continues to amaze, no wonder you’re banished from your family.

I like that Trump doesn’t tell the dimwits anything until the last second because they would fuck everything up because..... stupid dimwits that’s why.

Anonymous said...

^^^ Like son Eric on twitter???

Donald J Trump said...

Trump on Trump:

“Our president will start a war with Iran because he has absolutely no ability to negotiate. He's weak and he's ineffective. So the only way he figures that he's going to get reelected — and as sure as you're sitting there — is to start a war with Iran.”

Anonymous said...

An air strike to Clevage is a fart done while napping at his desk in Washingtoon.

Anonymous said...

5:33, it worked for Bill Clinton!

Grip Madlock said...

Says the man who thinks black people will side with him in a race war

Grip Madlock said...

Bill just murdered Kosovo

Anonymous said...

Clintons gang "accidentally" leveled a Chinese embassy while bombing the Yugo plant.

Anonymous said...

Clinton's "gang" was a UN peace keeping force with the support of the world community built to stop a genocide. Complete with allied support and a strategy.

5:33, I missed the part about Clinton bombing Iran or Iraq before his reelection in 1996 ... that's right, didn't happen genius.

Anonymous said...

Round Two: US Drone Airstrikes Kill Six Pro-Iran Militia Commanders

Anonymous said...

Clean er concerned that Trump made a mistake? He is one of the very few representatives who have less credibility than Trump.

Anonymous said...

^^^ The ayatollah and the democrats, libs, and progressives are not going to like this.

Anonymous said...

The needle on my Care-O-Meter is still sitting on the zero peg while reading Cleaver's canned narrative.

Anonymous said...

Clever fears Trump made a Grave Miscalculation? Wow. How about all of Clevers Miscalculations???
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Anonymous said...

Was Cleaver and Pelosi informed of the second air strike?

Anonymous said...

Dems claims president Trump protected the United States embassy without congressional approval. Interesting that Congress never gave approval for the actions of Bush and Obama.

Anonymous said...

Hillary bragged on TV about killing Kadafi. What Americans had he planned on killing ?

Anonymous said...

Byron's lovers Hillary and Barry sat on their asses then went to bed and let Americans lose their lives instead of helping them whereas Trump protects us if at all possible and gets the job done.


Trump could cure cancer and Cleaver along with Byron would call him stupid.

Anonymous said...

Fucking retard. Trump has avoided war time and time again when the dems n Israel were egging him on...remember the missing the jap tanker, called off the airbase strike when pelosi n Schumer were dancing thinking trump was going to strike. Any D president would have had us in multiple wars, trump is getting out of BOs and bushes quagmires...if you can't see that you are a retard. I can see it and admit and I was always a D voter. Trump is hated because he is exposing the corruption in DC.

Anonymous said...

Nobody has evar accused the dimwits of being smart or doing anything good for the American people, nobody.

Anonymous said...

Wow two Tony Trump Troll posts in one day, what's the world coming to?

Anonymous said...

"In another time Trump could have taken Hitler out before Adolph started big and serious trouble for everyone and the Dems and Libs would whine about it and complain."

In another time Trump WOULD have joined Hitler in Hitler's numerous invasions of countries that could not defend themselves in order to achieve their common goals--lebensraum for the "right" people and elimination of the "wrong" people.

Anonymous said...

^^^ Why don't you go live in freedom loving Iran? Seems for suitable for your personality type.

Anonymous said...

Ummmm, actually, why don't you find a country where the president is not required to notify congress before taking military action? You obviously don't like it here.

Helen Thomas (Remember Me ?) said...

I$raels' goal is to ethnically cleanse the Middle East of all enemies. Many more thousands of Americans will die making this goal a reality.

Anonymous said...

@4:32, just as a matter of curiosity, about that
"$150 Billion, in cash, on a tarmac"
that you say the "Libs" gave to Iran.

In the largest US Denomination in circulation, the $100 Bill,
$150,000,000,000 weighs (454 to a pound), a little over...
165,198.25 TONS!

How'd they get it there?

Anonymous said...

ATTENTION CONGRESSMAN CARWASH:

Your statement is clearly PARTISAN and full of ERRORS!

"without consulting congressional leadership and our allies abroad"
President Trump consulted with his top Administration advisors and military leaders. He gave the Pentagon the greenlight to take out Soleimani days prior to the strike. General Soleimani's presence in Iraq was a violation of a United Nations declaration, aimed at curtailing his ability to plan and coordinate terrorist strikes. Congressional leaders such as Senator Graham and Congressman Gaetz were consulted prior to the strike.

Lunatic Democrats such as Pelosi, Schumer, Schiff, Nadler, and yourself were NOT consulted, because you are LUNATICS. You've been pursuing an ILLEGAL impeachment of the President based on FABRICATED evidence and the ILLEGAL actions of criminals like Obama, Clinton, Brennan, Comey, Strozk, Page, Orr, etc.

Now you're actually complaining that President Trump won't share highly classified military strike details with you in advance? Like I said, YOU ARE A LUNATIC!

Anonymous said...

Hillary 2020!

Anonymous said...

Dems always blow smoke so they can cover up how they cheat and exploit the people they are supposed to be representing and governing.

Anonymous said...

^^^ Yup, the "Dems" telling us LIES about all those "Weapons of Mass Destruction" cost lots of lives!

We're damn lucky that lying to the American people like they did didn't get us into a War over there, it might have lasted seven or eight years!

Oh, Wait...

Anonymous said...

You need both left and right wings to fly.

U.S.A must have a united front if we're going to war. And it looks like we're going to war.

Gr said...

Still looking for a better Democratic candidate to vote for. Election is closer than it seems. The world knows it.

Anonymous said...

Nothing to worry about if we do go to war, the Iranians don't have any weapons capable of carrying out a strike on Mar-A-Lago, so we can all sleep well.

Anonymous said...

The dimwit party is a total disaster, they can’t even put one guy forward to challenge Trump and they don’t have anyone in the pipeline to challenge pence after Trumps second term is over. The libtards have a better chance of producing a presidential candidate and that’s just..... sad.

Anonymous said...

Do you know why biden was Barry’s Vice President? To make Barry look smart! Hahahahaha!

Anonymous said...

It was a "gutsy call"

Anonymous said...

Cleaver has demonstrated again why stupid negroes should never be in any position where their lips are flapping. If you can’t run a ghetto car wash you should be relegated to driving a trash truck that’s if your smart enough to get a CDL which I doubt

Anonymous said...

Cleaver is a senile joke but he is 100% right, what the hell is Trump doing? Imagine if Eisenhower had been murdered in 1947 while visiting west germany, this is what has happened when we cowardly drone attack the freaking baghdad airport when this general and his entourage are there legally to visit citizens of the sovereign state of Iraq.

Trump just lost 2020.

Anonymous said...

Says the man-child who fakes that he can’t work and steals from the government. Talk about deflection. That’s you, Byron, you fucking moron.

Anonymous said...

Don’t forget about that dangerous aspirin factory Billy C. took out!

Anonymous said...

Actually, the president has executive powers to allow for just these types of actions. Like when Obama sent the SEALs after bin Laden. So Iran sounds like a good option for you. Or maybe Yemen?

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Anonymous said...

Correction: Trump just increased his winning margin in 2020. And the American Embassy is on American property. So it was invaded! Are we supposed to wait for this guy to invade it again? Grow up.

phaedras said...

Cleaver is dumber than a bagful of hammers, so there's that.