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Jim Jatras is a former U.S. diplomat and foreign policy adviser to the U.S. Senate GOP leadership. He is pro-life, pro-gun, pro-traditional marriage, pro-immigration control, anti-war, pro-privacy, pro-tax reform, anti-phony 'free trade' deals. "We need to feel like Americans again!" He also edits www.repealfatca.com and is Managing Director, Global Strategic Communications Group; government and media relations specialist. JD Georgetown 1978, BA Penn State 1974.


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The Big Three Wednesday, November 23, 2016 (2 comments)     

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The Big Three: America, Russia, and China Must Join Hands for Security, Prosperity, and Peace It's time for the United States to talk seriously and constructively with Russia and China, the only other powers on the planet that really matter with respect to questions of war and peace.

Schematic of nuclear mushroom cloud. Picture yourself and your family in an updraft pink arrow, care of the Deep State a Friday, September 23, 2016 (23 comments)     

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The Deep State May Be Weakening, but Its Death Agony Could Be Terminal -- for Everybody A new study "How American Media Serves as a Transmission Belt for Wars of Choice" shows how corporate-owned mainstream media (MSM)dutifully serve up war propaganda as an integral part of the Deep State. The good news: the Deep State and its media component show signs of weakening, in part because of challenge by "alternative" independent media like OpEdNews. The bad news: the establishment may risk war in a bid to save itself.

Seal of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Wednesday, August 24, 2016 (4 comments)     

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Hillary's Media Shills Join with Fox News in Covering Up How She and Obama Midwifed ISIS On one thing the pro-Hillary MSM and neocon-dominated Fox News agree: there's no need to look at the 2012 Defense Intelligence Agency smoking gun that proves Obama and Hillary took actions that foreseeably led to the establishment of ISIS. Nothing to see here folks, just move along ...

Lenin sacrificed Russia. Our Deep State sacrifices America. Tuesday, June 21, 2016 (10 comments)     

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"Hello, Lenin!" Three Components of America's Misguided Foreign Policy The Bolsheviks sacrificed Russia's interests in pursuit of their internationalist ideology based on three components described by Lenin. Eerily, America's misguided globalist policy contrary to working Americans' interests also rests on three components: 1. Money for the Deep State (military-industrial complex on steroids); 2. Neocon/liberventionist ideology; and 3. Foreign influence.

Why do Republicans trying to invest IRS Commissioner John Koskinen with vast new regulatory powers? Sunday, June 19, 2016 (1 comments)     

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Why Is the Senate GOP Leadership Helping Obama Pass Job-Killing Treaties? Once again, the Democrat and GOP leadership are in cahoots against working Americans.

Stoning to death with public watching, is a mandated form of punishment in Sharia, the Islamic law (per Sunna in Sahih M Sunday, February 28, 2016 (22 comments)     

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Sex Slavery, "Honor" Killings, Stoning Adulteresses, and Female Genital Mutilation Should Not Be Welcome in America Advocacy of reforming currentUS law and policy that only bars entry for narrowly defined "terrorism" but does not address the ideologies that underlie terrorism in contravention of the American Constitution and values.

Erdo─čan is making Rabia sign for solidarity with Muslim Brotherhood protesters after 2013 Egyptian coup d'etat Thursday, December 3, 2015 (8 comments)     

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Please Sign White House Petition to LIST ERDOGAN'S TURKEY AS STATE SPONSOR OF TERRORISM; VOID U.S. ALLIANCE WITH TURKEY A petition has just been posted on the White House site urging President Obama to list President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Turkey as a State Sponsor of Terrorism and to void America's alliance with Turkey via NATO.

Conflicting claims over the Su-24's flight path Saturday, November 28, 2015 (2 comments)     

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'With Us or with the Terrorists': It's Clear Which Side Turkey Is On With this week's shootdown of the Su-24 by Turkey, resulting in the deaths of two Russian personnel, it's clear that Ankara is a de-facto ally of the jihad terror forces in Syria. Also at issue is the degree of American complicity.

Cloture Voting, United States Senate, Since 1917 Thursday, October 15, 2015 (1 comments)     

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It's the Cloture, Stupid! Bring Back the Filibuster to Restore 'Power of the Purse' Commentary on Senate dysfunction, Congress's "power of the purse."

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 (1 comments)     

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Canadians Confront the Banks and the Yanks: Open Letter Urges President of Canadian Bankers Association to Oppose FATCA Grassroots opposition to the US FATCA law is building in Canada across the political spectrum. Canadians are confronting efforts of big banks to pressure Ottawa to sign an agreement that would sacrifice Canadian sovereignty and Canadians' rights. An "Open Letter" to the head of the Canadian Bankers Association builds on sharp critiques from the Green, New Democrat, and Liberal parties against the Conservative Government.

Monday, October 21, 2013 (1 comments)     

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News from Switzerland: A Referendum To Overturn FATCA Breaks through Fears of U.S. Retaliation Citizens' groups in Switzerland are rising up against an attack on their country's sovereignty under the U.S. FATCA law (the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act that requires Swiss banks to transmit the financial data of U.S. expatriates, as well as many Swiss citizens, to the IRS. A "direct democracy" referendum drive is underway to reject an agreement to impose FATCA in Switzerland.

Saturday, October 12, 2013 (3 comments)     

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RepealFATCA.com Files Freedom of Information Act Request on "Intergovernmental Agreements' with Canada, Switzerland, and Freedom of Information Act request has been filed with Treasury Department for records of FATCA negotiations with Canada, Switzerland, and the UK, as public pressure mounts against civil rights and sovereignty violations from Washington. Defying threats, Swiss are holding a referendum to overturn compliance, Canada's progressive opposition warns conservative government not to sell out to U.S.

Saturday, October 5, 2013 (5 comments)     

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Canada's Shadow Revenue Minister Warns Government against Sellout on FATCA! The New Democrats, Canada's progressive opposition party, has warned the Conservative government not to sell out Canadians' privacy rights to the United States. FATCA information demanded by the IRS on some 1 million Canadians would be passed on to spy agencies like the NSA. Will progressives really fight to uphold the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms?

Saturday, September 28, 2013 (2 comments)     

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FATCA: a Tool of the Electronic Surveillance State The "Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act" (FATCA) is touted as a tax enforcement tool. In fact, FATCA would require indiscriminate gathering of information from innocent people worldwide, which then would be turned over to NSA and other U.S. intellige