I am a conservative peacenick: Do you want war with Russia?

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Michael Savage monologue

All day we’re talking about the Nuclear Option. Nuclear Option? What happens when the world goes nuclear? Today, the Congress decided to go nuclear … that is use the so called Nuclear Option to blow up the filibuster for a straight up or down vote on Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch. Even though Harry Reid started using the Nuclear Option in 2013 on lower court judges and Democrats and the media were all for it, now they’re acting like the world is coming to an end.

But they’re ignoring a possibility of the world really coming to an end.

Democrats have been poking the Russian bear since Trump won the election. The constant accusations of them fixing our election is not making them friendly towards us in the least. And why are they doing it? Because Trump said he could work with them?

But it doesn’t stop there. People in Trump’s own sphere are turning him towards the beating war drums. Dems and the establishment GOP both handcuffed loyal Trump advisers like Jeff Sessions, and now Devin Nunes, to take themselves out of any investigations on the Russia conspiracy. Steve Bannon, a close adviser is asked to step down from his NSC role.

Who got to you Mr. President? Who is whispering in your ear and could have made you make this dramatic of a change towards Russia in just three days?

I believe it’s the generals. Trump has given generals great power in his administration and they are using it to their advantage just like in WWI.

Like Trump, Woodrow Wilson ran on an America First platform. He was elected largely because he kept us out of the war in Europe. But someone got to him, too. They turned him to declare that ‘neutrality was no longer feasible or desirable.’ And after the war, when Wilson tried to rally the world for a lasting peace, and to form the League of Nations, our Congress wanted no part of it. And the deal that was reached to secure the peace in Europe became a punishment to the losers. And where did that lead? An even worse conflict were millions more died. That gave us the United Nations.

And what happened in that body yesterday? Nikki Haley, Trump’s pick for U.N. ambassador, laid the law down to Russia about the attacks in Syria, saying their acts were unconscionable, accusing them for their complicity in the deaths of children.

All of this is on the generals. Maybe Bannon was the one fighting with the generals, the only one standing against war, and now he’s gone. It’s generals who rushed world powers in WWI, and it’s happening again. Their powers increase with war. They shouldn’t want war, they should want peace.

President Trump came on the air with me and said if he was elected, he could talk to Russia even before he took office. That’s what making peace is about.

The Dems turned it into a crime and want to impeach him over it. The generals have gotten to him and turned him from peace with Russia. And the people standing in the way of war, like Steve Bannon, are being shown the door.

This beating of the war drums with Russia has to stop.

  • Martin

    Hate to bring his kids into it Dr. Savage but please look into Jared Kushner’s connections. Trump’s pivot towards the establishment started when Ivanka moved into the White House and Kushner became a top advisor. Why are they there? Who are they? What is their agenda? Are there not more competent people that are experts on foreign affairs available in this country?

    • Tar Heel Born

      …and I don’t recall voting for Ivanka and Jared. Ivanka had stated earlier that she was interested only in being a supportive family member. What happened?

      • Donn N.

        And this is different from every other President how? The American public never gets to vote for advisors, cabinet members, etc. Face it. Trump voters got played.

        • mattie2

          I hate to agree with you (because I am a Trump voter who is deeply disappointed today) but I believe your observation is quite accurate. We Trump voters, who thought Trump would be different than the DC swamp dwellers and previous Presidents, got played. Bye bye American Pie.

        • Tar Heel Born

          Not talking about “every other President”. DJT made known the types of people he would be assigning and I & J types were not in the mix. And we do vote for cabinet, etc…by proxy, when we cast a vote for president. Played? Perhaps, but SCOTUS appointments are worth the price of admission.

        • Smitty

          At least we got the most important thing before he caved – an SC Justice.

      • Gary Summersell

        Do you really think Ivanka told her father to strike Syria? Jared…have you ever heard him speak? You don’t know where these people stand on any issues. The media has Trump all wrong. They act like Trump is a bigot homophobe. Trump is not really a re-PUBE or a democ-RAT. He is patriotic and fiscally conservative…which is pubish. But, he is socially very liberal…which is rattish. I would have said he is kind of libertarian UNTIL this air strike. Now, I think he is a combination of the two parties. BUT, don’t blame his children and their spouses.

        • Anime Nazi Troll 3000

          They cease to be simple “children and their spouses” when they have OFFICIAL US government positions.

        • Tar Heel Born

          Do you mean “Daddy will you bomb Syria for me?”. No. What I do know of Ivanka and Jared would indicate that, at best, they have very liberal leanings(I’s Planned Parenthood meeting). DJT? As you describe he really can’t be pigeonholed. But I knew that going in. ” BUT, don’t blame his children and their spouses.” Firstly, no need to chastise…you are in no position and you are wrong: I referred to ONE DAUGHTER and her spouse. Not ” his children and their spouses”. Secondly, I am not talking about either of them in their familial roles, but only in their official positions in the administration: Ivanka is Assistant to the President; her husband, Jared Kushner, has the title of Senior Adviser to the President, and as such they both are certainly in positions to influence our president. During Ivanka’s 60 Minutes interview: she said she was“very passionate” about advocating for women, “but not in a formal administrative capacity.” She indicated then that she would pretty much just be the daughter of POTUS and NOT Assistant to the President.

          • Anonymous

            Jared Kushner is dragging globalist into Trumps cabinet: the creator/architect of TPP and the like, not to mention that Jared and his family has deep ties to George Soros.

          • mattie2

            Check out the photos and titles of people in Trump’s pre-Syrian attack War Room. Do you notice who is sitting in the far outer ring? Bannon, the lone voice who had argued against the US meddling in Syria.
            https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/07/us/politics/trump-mar-a-lago-room-syria-strike.html?_r=0

          • Tar Heel Born

            I DO NOT like the trend to the LEFT at all! What you are saying makes perfect sense…there’s a fox in the chicken house.

        • mattie2

          “Do you really think Ivanka told her father to strike Syria?”

          Maybe not told outright, but strongly encouraged.
          http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/donald-trumps-dramatic-u-turn-10181366

          And besides which, how do we know it was sarin gas? Dr. Savage asked that question Friday afternoon on his program. Dr. Savage said sarin gas would kill rescuers quickly on touch – it can penetrate the victims’ clothing. The rescuers were wearing sandals, no Hazmat gear, and seemingly they are still alive and well today.

      • ironbee

        At first the attack doesn’t seem like a good idea…But when you consider the big picture,,, it makes sense…We are on a collision coarse with China…
        South china sea,,,Taiwan,,, N Korea all involve China…All issues could end in war,,,a very big one…More so then a response to a war crime like a chemical attack… Xi Jinping is here in the US,,, and he thinks the US is a paper tiger…Thanks to Obama AND Hillary…
        Xi Jinping (and Putin) certainly have to be re-evaluating their opinions…
        A position of strength is the only way to negotiate with them…
        Or you will lose…

        • Tar Heel Born

          Respectfully disagree. The situation in Syria poses NO THREAT to us. When a call for a demonstration of our military strength and our willingness to use it comes from a real threat to our sovereignty, then I will agree.

          • ironbee

            I agree the situation in Syria poses no threat. And I would go further and say, its a lot of money to make a point. But how do you ” demonstration of our military strength and our willingness to use it” to China or Russia without starting a world war?

        • Dondodondo

          Ok, so what happens the next time gas is used in Syria? Once we start escalating there is no backing down. Seriously, we have now given ISIS the key to starting WWIII. All they need to do is launch another chemical attack, blame Assad and then watch as the west nukes itself into oblivion.

        • mattie2

          “.We are on a collision course with China…”
          Your big picture doesn’t take into account the fact that the USA relies on China to supply its rare earth metals for the manufacture of Tomahawk missiles. The USA is in no position to teach China a “show & tell” lesson or get into a shooting war with China or its client state, NK.
          http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2017/04/07/syria-airstrikes-mr-trump-dont-forget-those-american-cruise-missiles-rely-on-parts-from-china.html

          • Jonathon Sanders

            That argument just doesn’t work anymore. The truth is, is that everyone is in bed with everyone else financially and economically. As of mid-2014, China owed $28 trillion while their labor force shrunk considerably which means they are having trouble paying back. This is the real truth. The bill comes due and when the time is up no one is worrying about trade negotiations or GDP import/exports.

            No one is also looking to the past and getting worried about American military might. Sorry, just not happening. My kids (though punished as frequently as they disobey) never survey their recent past before attempting another failed disobedience attempt. People seem to forget that this isn’t a soft war by bored nations who want to increase military spending. We are hitting up against crises where citizens are rioting, governing parties are getting deposed in historic overturns and third world countries are starving to death. This is not Iraq/Kuwait in the 90’s – this is survival. People will do whatever it takes to prevent the extinction of their culture and way of life.

          • mattie2

            “We are hitting up against crises where citizens are rioting, governing parties are getting deposed in historic overturns and third world countries are starving to death… this is survival. People will do whatever it takes to prevent the extinction of their culture and way of life.”

            Your list of crises has been happening non-stop everywhere. And several of this crises like Bosnia, Iraq, Afghanistan, Georgia, Ukraine, Egypt, Libya, Syria have been CAUSED by US meddlesome interventions/aka “liberation.” The EU migrant crisis in particular was a result of Barry and Hillary removing Qadaffi, who was the gatekeeper, preventing economic migrants from Africa/ME/Asia from getting to EU. FYI, the 3 Million Syrian refugees mainly took refuge in Jordan and Turkey the first 2 years of Syria’s civil war because they had intended to go back home in Syria, because they believed that their President Bashar Assad would restore order and peace in Syria. And if the USA/Turkey/SA/Israel had not meddled in Libya and Syria ( by training and weaponizing those so-called oh so brave Sunni “rebels”, who morphed into ISIS/AQ) President Assad could have put down the Al Nursa trouble makers handily in 1 or 2 years maximum. But oh no, the clueless war mongers in the Pentagon and DOD decided to give “aid” to Al Nursa rag tag bunch of thugs, the Christian beheader creeps and because of that aid, Syria’s civil war lasted for 6 years. But Assad’s military with the help of Russian air support was beating the ISIS/AQ/Al Nursa rebels – the war was near conclusion. Alas the CW false flag event happened last week and Trump waded in to help his poll numbers – war used to be popular in the USA – Presidents’ popularity would increase ( LBJ, 41, BillyJeff, 43, Barry)…initially. IMHO, Trump is fudged if he proceeds with more reckless aggression ( per Nikki Haley’s cheerleading and per Ivanka wailing – pls Daddy throw some missiles tonight for me).

            You might want to do The Google and read up on the Greater Levant – it’s a big thingie with ISIS followers – it’s about restoring the SUNNI Muzzies’ version of their ancient empire – and the key nation in that warped Sunni Muzzie dream is for ISIS to capture SYRIA. Barry and Hillary unwittingly grew ISIS, so now they hold oil producing areas of Iraq, and Libya and though they were almost repelled from Syria, DJT got his head screwed around by the neocon/neolib WARHAWKS and he’s flexing American muscle at Syria. Putin has asked the UN for a formal investigation of the CW incident last week. I guarantee you, no military grade sarin will be found. Only homemade “rebel” lab version. If bodies are exhumed, victims will not show evidence of dying from military grade sarin. As another poster noted, why has Nikki Haley refused to release evidence of the CW atrocity, rather than questionable photos and video clips? DJT may end up on trial for war crimes if Assad is found innocent of the CW incident. Trump’s Tomahawk missiles killed 4 Syrian children and 6 Syrian soldiers. DJT should be worried about what the UN inspectors will find instead of flame throwing and posturing against China and NK right now. He’s got enough dodo on his plate of his own creation.

          • Jonathon Sanders

            To the President of the United States, nothing you have listed is even disconcerting. You are small potatoes in an arena beyond comprehension. Heads of state don’t hand wring over 10 dead and those people become footnotes in a dusty old report delivered to some panel you will never hear about on C-SPAN.

            Your conspiracy theories are just that – unproven and misplaced ideas about a worldview you haven’t begun to understand. Yes, I know about ISIS and ISIL and their dreams for a caliphate. And if that caliphate ever comes to pass it will be just as economically weak and unable to function cohesively as every other country over there that runs a divisive message against the West. You don’t have any real paradises over there.

            What has been done is done and President Trump needed a show of force. Not as a way to warmonger but as a way to prove to a watching world that he will do what he says he will do. It adds needed emphasis in a world where saber rattling has become the norm. Everyone else has to respond in kind because that’s how these things go. In the end, if WWIII happens it will because some idiot with a gun shoots the wrong person on the wrong day and everyone loses their mind about it. It’s not going to be because we blew up an airfield.

      • Anonymous

        I didn’t vote for Michelle either

    • SickofLiberalbs9999

      come on, man, are you serious?
      so Trump’s daughter and son in-law have taken over the administration?
      that’s ridiculous
      he knows them and trusts them – he can coose any advisors he wants to
      given the level of backstabbing he’s endured so far, who can blame him?

    • Doug Dannger

      The bombing didn’t bring any of those babies back and it won’t stop Assad from using chemical weapons again.
      The whole country of Syria isn’t worth one drop of American blood.
      America first?
      I don’t want to be president of the world?

    • John Smith

      “Are there not more competent people” evidently there isn’t, even the great god obama could not find a qualified SOS to cure the ills…could he?

    • Tom Wiklanski

      He owns a building with the address 666 with a human chip implant company. I would say that is a bad sign

  • Ed

    Keeping the US and Russia toe to toe in Europe keeps them out of the ME and Pacific.

    The “globalists” are the American “deep state” and everyone is either a client or an enemy. Nuclear war is flirted with over the contract steering pecking order.

    Our national interests aren’t an option under the current system, only the most lucrative alternative to them is.

  • jl

    I called the Ivanka thing months ago when everyone was blaming Priebus. Israel can handle every army in the Middle East–all at once they are not afraid of Assad. Try the neocon ventriloquists itching for war with Russia they were helping the “rebels” under Obama. Why hate Russia? Russia is staunchly nationalist anti immigration and Putin is in the way of globalist hegemony. That’s why left and right react to Russia like a vampire splashed with holy water–even if Noam Chompsky hasn’t picked up on it yet.

  • snowpumacat

    I could write yards about this topic, but will confine myself to a couple of quiet observations.

    America should be emulating Russia’s integrity. They stand in their shoes. Dauntlessness is Russia’s national trait. Magnanimity is America’s. And the world admires that, but it has diminished due to American narcissism. Sobered by horrendous war on their own soil, Russia has a maturity unknown to Americans.

    Their statesmen, Vladimir Putin, Sergei Lavrov, Maria Zharakova, instantly cut through the propagandist baloney, and give you straight talk. Theirs is a no-nonsense attitude.
    We can work with them, get along with them.

    The liberal establishment is frothing for righteous violence, I see this in everyday people here in southern New Hampshire, and their anger is fomented by the constant barrage of anti-Trump media. I hope & pray we get to a Putin-Trump dialogue, and constructive cooperation.

    Don’t be fooled. America will not win a nuclear exchange with Russia, not militarily, not morally. For one thing, they have an extensive civil defense system, we have next to nothing. I doubt that Putin will hold back if he sees the historical necessity of retaliating.

  • Tom Wiklanski

    Funny how hard it,s been to hear Savge today about Assad. Sports broadcast are in his place on radio stations. I tried many websites with savage that always work that don,t today.

    • tomorrowisadayaway

      I had no trouble hearing Savage today…but…In my area_ for the last few days with our cable provider the Russian, Japanese and Korean news is off air but German, French and China’s news can still be found _ Hmm… co-winky-dink?

  • Mike Davis

    the Middle east strategy by Clinton/Obama was a huge mistake, designed to create Chaos there and around the world. They are the reason we have refugees. Trump has not learned a thing. By continuing the Invasion of Syria, he is fallen into the NWO trap. Time to get into peace accord and set up a US Base in Israel not Syria. USA’s job is to protect Israel from Iran, Turkey and Russia. Gain allies like Egypt, Jordan, Saudi, & Kuwait . Time is short as the NWO needs a seriously big distraction from the NSA scandal and the economic chaos that is about to occur. Be Aware!

  • Rkk O’Tilley

    Methinks the Dr was refrerring to the shadows of the hate group known as democrats , inciting war with Russia , whilst they stood aside and let the “Arab Spring” blossom. GD the gutter rats they are…am sick of their “smooth transition” that was promised AND their GD “transparent government” for the last 8 yrs…Democrats = HATE…never forget

    • http://www.trutherator.wordpress.com/ Trutherator

      Repugnant Party too. Remember W. joking about not finding the fake WMD’s?

  • Karl Strauss

    Yevgeny Yevtushenko, famous Russian poet who memorialized the massacre of thousands of Jews at Babi Yar in Kiev, died on last Saturday in Tulsa, Oklahoma, at the age of 84.
    I doubt that average American knows about tragedy of Baby Yar (Kiev, Ukraine). 33,771 Jews were executed at the ravine in Kiev on September 29-30, 1941 by German Nazies and local Ukrainian nationalists ( their “grandsons” are running a show right now in Ukraine). Nearly 704 Jewish men, women and children per hour ..
    Yevgeny Yevtushenko in 1961 wrote the poem ” Baby Yar ” where we can find the following lines:

    “No monument stands over Babi Yar.
    A steep cliff only, like the rudest headstone.
    I am afraid.
    Today, I am as old
    As the entire Jewish race itself.

    I see myself an ancient Israelite.
    I wander o’er the roads of ancient Egypt
    And here, upon the cross, I perish, tortured
    And even now, I bear the marks of nails” …

    Michael, you probably met Jared. I guess next time you see him please ask him to read “Babi Yar” and ask him about Syria.
    Also, earlier this week, Israeli defense minister Avigdor Lieberman ( former Soviet citizen) has accused Syrian President Bashar al-Assad of direct responsibility for this horrific chemical attack… Michael don’t you see a logical line ? It’s not a rocket science…

    To answer the question about whether Russian long for war, we can read the Evtushenko’s poem “Do The Russians Want War? ” (1966) :

    “O, do the Russians long for war?
    Ask of the stillness evermore,
    Ask of the field, or ask the breeze,
    And ask the birch and poplar trees.

    Ask of the soldiers who now lie
    Beneath the birch trees and the sky,
    And let their sons tell you once more
    Whether the Russians long
    Whether the Russians long
    Whether the Russians long for war.

    Not only at their country’s call
    Did Russian soldiers fight and fall;
    They died that men from every shore
    Might live without the fear of war……”

    Thousands of years Russians have been defending their Land from Germans, Swedes, French, Brits, Americans ( Russian Civil War of early 20th century in Russian Far East) … all attempts were futile. Why does anybody want to feel a pain of Russian “punch” once again ?

    Those guys in political circles really deserve Lobotomy ….

  • snowpumacat

    Jeepers creepers- approx. 60 cruise missiles fired on Syria military base. N.B. not at ISIS.

    Dr. Savage’s topics are fingers taking the world-news pulse. Indeed.

    Hopefully this is only a prelude to a summit conference between the two nuclear superpowers. No reason yet to get overexcited.

    I’m sorry, but the gas attack reeks of a false flag, and this Assad affair reminds me of the Bay of Pigs.

    • Eu Wei Choi

      Assad Family as history of USING GAS

  • Anonymous

    It’s too late; we are in it. The Trump WH had a regime change yesterday and it went from the Susan Rice Obama illegal surveillance of Trump scandal to sending 50+ tomahawks on the Syrian airbase.

    Al Qaeda (McCain’s friends) created an ambulance chasing staged set up to blame Assad. Trump does not give a crap about Syrian “children” being used by Al Qaeda but has bought the bait from the McCain and Pence team of Rhino Neocons. Over 70 Chicago children have been murdered and Trump does nothing

    • Paul Kennedy

      ” Over 70 Chicago children have been murdered and Trump does nothing”. Ummm what did obama do while he was in office and many more than 70 kids were killed?

    • THE FIERCE MANATEE

      WE ahve been in this since the beginning only it was Odumbo rooting for ISIS.

  • Karl Strauss

    false flags …….
    ========================

    The U.S.S. Maine was sent to Havana in January of 1898 to protect “business interests” after a local insurrection broke out. Three weeks later, early on the morning of February 15, an explosion destroyed the forward third of the ship anchored in Havana’s harbor, killing more than 270 American sailors.

    President McKinley blamed Spain after the U.S. Naval Court of Inquiry declared that a naval mine caused the explosion.

    ===========================

    Nearly two thousand travelers, including one hundred Americans, were killed on May 7, 1915, when a German U-boat torpedoed the RMS Lusitania, a luxury Cunard Line British ocean liner.

    Prior to the sinking, the German embassy in Washington issued a warning. Newspapers in the United States refused to print the warning or acknowledge the German claim that the ship carried munitions.

    ============================

    The covert war against the communist regime in Cuba under the CIA’s Operation Mongoose, the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff unanimously proposed state-sponsored acts of terrorism in side the United States.

    The plan included shooting down hijacked American airplanes, the sinking of U.S. ships, and the shooting of Americans on the streets of Washington, D.C. The outrageous plan even included a staged NASA disaster that would claim the life of astronaut John Glenn.

    Reeling under the embarrassing failure of the CIA’s botched Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba, president Kennedy rejected the plan in March of 1962. A few months later, Kennedy denied the plan’s author, General Lyman Lemnitzer, a second term as the nation’s highest ranking military officer.

    ======================================

    On August 4, 1964, President Lyndon Johnson went on national television and told the nation that North Vietnam had attacked U.S. ships.

    “Repeated acts of violence against the armed forces of the United States must be met not only with alert defense, but with a positive reply. That reply is being given as I speak tonight,” Johnson declared.

    Congress soon passed the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, which provided Johnson with pre-approved authority to conduct military operations against North Vietnam. By 1969, over 500,000 troops were fighting in Southeast Asia.

  • https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100009783821901 Jenny Sofie Larsen

    I want to scream. I want to hit something. Trump is doing it all wrong and the evil scum is winning.

    • John Smith

      “Trump is doing it all wrong and the evil scum is winning.”
      Correction ..He already WON!!!

      • allah_speaking

        Look up the term “phyrric victory”.

        • John Smith

          As in the cost to “allah devils” trying to win against goodness?

  • Derrick Gorian

    I say STOP STOP STOP giving Trump a pass by saying it is “always his advisors” that are making Trump act someway.

    He is a grown ***billionaire man that should know what the hell is going on and be firm in his beliefs and not like a leaf that listens to any ***comes his way.

    If he is that wishy washy that he can’t make decisions on his own, what is the point of him being president??? We might as well have a round table of advisors coming up with everything if he doesn’t have a clear belief system. He needs to step up.

    • http://www.trutherator.wordpress.com/ Trutherator

      Maybe it was this or else, with a wink towards JFK.

    • SickofLiberalbs9999

      “wishy washy”? 60 cruise missles is “wishy washy”?
      What does he need to do to convince you, blow up the whole world?
      And what world leader has ever governed without advisors?

  • taurusjwb

    You’re SCREWING UP BIG LEAGUE NOW, DONNY

  • Trumper

    Will the nation-building ever end???

  • taurusjwb

    of course he didn’t nor did he in 2013 either

  • arcsinice

    I agree with Savage. Oh………….. On a separate note consider this, too. Xi Jinping is in the USA for the first time and rather than being formally received in Washington D.C. at the White House where he should be (I’m no fan of China, by the way……………..), where is Jinping? In Florida. At Trump’s private business operation – NOT a public sector facility (the White House), Mar-a-Lago. Think about that. Think about that US taxpayer dollars ARE being spent to fund operations at Mar-a-Lago. So…………., YOUR taxpayer dollars are, to a certain extent, funding Trump’s personal empire. Let that marinate.

    Let this also marinate………… Since taking office Trump has spent the MAJORITY of his time in, that’s right, Palm Beach, not Washington D.C. And his “wife”, the technical “First Lady” is MIA, nowhere to be seen except at the inauguration and one other time. And the cabinet is looking like a family portrait……, Trump’s daughter and son-in-law who is now calling many a shot, both figuratively and literally. Insane!
    I’ve had it with this one-trick-pony who will be voted out, if not tossed out and usher in the Jacobin Left if not checked!

    Mike Pence, it’s time for you to step up and become CiC.

    • Kris Kooper

      The white house has been compromised, he can work without being spied on in Florida

  • Anonymous

    serin gas was a set up, why would assad use it when he is winning?

    he would not. Trump is wrong, where is the evidence?
    I voted for him, but impeach him if he does this again

    • SickofLiberalbs9999

      Did you demand impeachment every time Obama drone bombed someone?
      Don’t be ridiculous – Presidents have plenty of power to conduct an operation like this one, without Congressional approval.

    • SickofLiberalbs9999

      Trump’s not wrong.
      They knew where the planes came from – so they destroyed the airfield to keep it from being used again. This won’t escalate – now our enemies are on notice.

  • TexianPatriot

    Have you ever seen animals establish their pecking order? It’s violent, but necessary. Our past leadership has let us slip from the top of the pecking order. If we act afraid of Russia, Russia will exert control over us through force. Let no other country dictate what we should or shouldn’t do. Taking out Syrian capabilities to launch more nerve gas was a humane thing to do. He has not picked sides, he has just leveled the playing field and saved some innocents from a gruesome death. People need to wake up and realize that the world is not your safe space full of kittens and puppies and rainbows. The rest of the world is harsh, hard, and unforgiving.

    Covering your eyes and pretending the boogeyman will never come works, until he knocks on your door.

  • Anonymous

    I voted for Trump but got John McCain instead.

  • MrTuvok

    I am backing Savage on this one.

  • Anonymous

    Also liberal Ivanka…..

    • SickofLiberalbs9999

      so you want Trump to fire his daughter?

  • THE FIERCE MANATEE

    You need to read more. No one has gone to war. Perhaps read the Constitution.

    • SickofLiberalbs9999

      He’s a liberal Democrat – he is unaware that the US has a Constitution.

  • CRyan

    Read between the lines. The Democrats with loyalists in the NSA and other spy agencies concocted a Russian interference narrative that Russia as well and Trump denies. Both Trump and Putin want to work together, but a close relationship between these two will always be suspect UNLESS the appearance is given that they can clash on certain issues. Putin cleared this strike and encouraged it. Trump can now move forward with tough talk on Russia while they negotiate for the best behind the scenes. This is a masterful chess move by Putin who agrees with Trump that the world is better off when a strong USA and a strong Russia are the ones playing the chess board.

    • John Tucker

      There is no text that supports that assessment.

      • Willh33

        Oh really? Might not want to watch CNN or MSNBC to get your news.

    • http://www.procinctu.info/ Anonymous

      I also thought of this….and hope it true…. because if not, then…..

    • Anonymous

      You live in a very convoluted world. The real truth is far simpler. We could no longer abide behavior coming out of Syria. A small airstrike is a retaliation in response for crossing a line once too many times.

  • ThatsWhatRosieSays

    THAT, my friend, is the Key Phase! And it’s a Mighty BIG “IF” !!!

  • RedPillGirl

    Before Hillary left Secty of state position, it was confirmed that Syrian rebel groups had Serin gas. Hillary and cronies were pressing Obama to send NATO forces in. Some journalists on the ground (one of whom was killed by rebels shortly afterward) confirmed use of gas, and got samples out to be tested in a UK lab. Tests showed chemical fingerprints of the gas, telling you where it came from. After these tests, Obama refused to send NATO bombers in. WONDER WHY??? Word out is that Hillary and Clinton Foundation black ops (run by Petreaus, Osprey, and DynCorp) gave Syrian rebels Stinger missiles AND Serin Gas as part of a destabilization strategy in Syria, to get at the Oil. FOLLOW THE MONEY, FOLKS. And yes, Syrian rebels have Serin gas.

  • Hypnotic

    So I’m very curious…when the 60 plus Tommys hit the supposed airbase where the Sarin was to have come from, was there detection of Sarin or any other lethal gas detected? Just guessing the answer is No. Think people. Think.

    • Matt

      I was asking the very same thing… unfortunate we can’t believe any media reports today, everyone must do their due diligence to verify the validity of any information.

    • Kris Kooper

      How do you know there wasn’t? There has been no report given

    • James Madison

      What on earth would be Assad’s rationale for gassing civilians when he clearly has the upper hand in the war against the rebels in Syria? Every report I’ve read in the media says the Assad regime “is believed to be” behind the gas attack. But by the same token, has Assad forcefully told the international community he absolutely did not order it?

  • Corrupt Club

    If your local shopping center was bombed with nerve gas would you be getting out your “ethical” scales and weighing it up to see what the gains and losses are. Meanwhile the children of the nerve gas attack are blowing bubbles and dying a horrible death. What say you?

  • cj

    i voted to elect donald trump as president, not Jared or Ivanka Kushner. i am okay with Ivanka’s involvement, if she sticks to first lady/daughter duties. Kushner needs to be shone the door. quickly. Prebus needs to go as well. that was a HORRIBLE pick. I am quite a bit disappointed in President Trump. then this morning i hear the hag clinton say she agrees with the decision to hit syria. that in and of itself PROVES it was the wrong decision.

    • Anonymous

      Jared is an uber Liberal Democrat. I didn’t vote for him.

  • Anonymous

    Starting WWIII?
    Please, WWII hasn’t ended yet.
    And it won’t as long as the International Communists are in power across the globe,

    In case that doesn’t sound familiar, they changed their name to the New World Order. It sounds a lot more calming and peaceful doesn’t it?

    Communists have infested and taken over almost every nation in Western Europe while the commies in power in America have given them every form of assistance.

    Please tell me what year in Barry Soetoro’s Reign that we stopped bombing other countries? What year in Soetoro’s Reign did the assault on America Stop?

    I’m not going to pretend that I know the Wisdom of this latest act, BUT I’m not also going to pretend that it is surprising or A FRIGHTFUL ESCALATION!

    • DidymusD

      Wow! Some common sense displayed here.
      All the hysterics on display with many of these posts.
      So much more going on here than meets the eye.

  • Anonymous

    While the recent gas attack was horrible, I would like to see the evidence that Assad did the gas attack. He had nothing to gain from it. Russia claims that the rebels had a gas depot in the area that was struck by bombs dropped by Assad which caused the gassing. I would like to see evidence either way. Trump has taken the bait and I’m not sure that is a good thing.

    • Anonymous

      Maybe you could replace Bannon on the Security Council.

      • Anonymous

        Listen to Enzo. Assad not guilty in 2013 attack and not guilty today. Trump, hold your horses.

  • John Tucker

    Totally with Trump on this – Obama and the press was a disaster on responding to Chemical Weapons use. It occurred dozens of times.

  • ThatsWhatRosieSays

    It’s a Sad Day. 8^(

    Just sad.

    Please keep the President & Administration in your prayers; that God would grant him/them Wisdom, Temperance, & Discernment. (NOT ‘all the same thing — at many levels.)

  • JesMan

    u may be true except in 2013 it was admitted all his chemical weapons including sarin were given up , so he doesnt have anay or have had any to use , most likely a false flag by rebels or some other force

    • allah_speaking

      And the destruction of those chemical weapons were carried out by the United States.

  • Eu Wei Choi

    And YOU “know that ” HOW?!

  • Anonymous

    President Trump did right bombing evil Syrians. Like it or not, the US is the world’s piliceman. Fighting evil is never a pretty thing, it’s damn ugly.

    To those “conservatives” who oppose the strike, be thankful it wasn’t your families and loved ones being slaughtered.

    • Mara natha

      And how does this help? Did it bring back the lives of those slaughtered? Better yet, will it stop this from happening again ?

      There are only two ways to do that . Take out the man who ordered the chemical attack or completely obliterate the military that carried it out . Are you suggesting that’s what we should do ?

      The Middle East has been killing itself for a thousand years . Bombing one military base is not going to stop them . I wish we could stop them . Have we learned nothing since our incursion into that part of the world ? We can’t solve the world’s problems and quite frankly they don’t want us to . Trump campaigned on an isolationist policy and now he’s betraying that and putting America at risk for no good reason and accomplishing nothing other than puffing out his chest and saying “There!” This was a VERY bad idea .

      • Anonymous

        How did Clinton giving N. Korea nuclear reactor technology as a friendly gesture 20 years ago help? And how did Obama’s “red line” on chemical weapons use by Assad help? (By the way, that line was drawn in chalk, apparently). Perhaps if we had put a stop to Syria 4 years ago, we wouldn’t be in this situation today. And perhaps if we did not help N. Korea obtain nukes, we would not be in this position today. And, what will it be like in 10 years when Iran has nukes, thanks to a certain president’s “nuclear agreement”.

    • John Keller

      Opposition to Assad = Support for ISIS.

      It’s as simple as that.

  • Donn N.

    Trump voters, you got played.

    • James Madison

      Hillary voters…. you lost, get over it.

    • Greg112233

      Yes, we were hoping he would be different than Hillary and Obama.

    • Anonymous

      So, were you one of the supporters of Bill Clinton’s policy to extend a hand of friendship to N. Korea 20 years ago by giving them nuclear reactor technology? After all, they were going to use it for peaceful purposes, and we all know that appeasement builds loyal friends.

  • arrogantass

    If Trump thought deplorables were hard on Hillary and Barry, just watch what happens now. The Amerikan people have been sold out once again….

  • arrogantass

    And that’s all I have to say about that…

    Forrest

  • Vern Daman

    HELLO!!!! Have you been paying attention? He’s used chemical weapons for over 7 years now!!!! Duhhhhh….Typical liberal, let me put my head in the sand and just repeat that it’s Trump’s fault, or it probably still can be blamed on Bush, right?

    • http://theonestock.com Natronic

      Sorry not a liberal YUUUGE Trump supporter and one of the few conservatives in Seattle, but not happy with this move. He said “No nation building” during the campaign. I’m guessing whatever agent, and it was not sarin gas, was stored at the munitions depot that was bombed with conventional weapons.

  • Eu Wei Choi

    Than WHO DID?
    IRAN ,who OWNS Assad
    One and Same

    • http://theonestock.com Natronic

      I’m guessing whatever agent, and it was not sarin gas, was stored at the munitions depot that was bombed with conventional weapons.

  • SickofLiberalbs9999

    Another Obama foreign policy failure – not mentioned by the leftist media.
    Obama and Kerry negotiated the removal of chemical weapons from Syria.
    Russia was the guarantor of the deal.
    Where are the questions about Obama/Kerry policy failure here?

  • Anonymous

    I voted for Trump, I supported Trump and I still remember his tweets to Obama. One of the big reasons for my support was Trumps position to not get the USA involved in the middle east quagmire of civil war. Now the generals have whispered in his ear and we bomb Syria. Below are some of Trumps tweets and the same foolishness holds true today.

    Trump said last night – “It is not a vital security interest of the USA.” What!?!?! There is no USA security interest in the Syrian civil war. It is military babel.

    “AGAIN, TO OUR
    VERY FOOLISH LEADER, DO NOT ATTACK SYRIA – IF YOU DO MANY VERY BAD
    THINGS WILL HAPPEN & FROM THAT FIGHT THE U.S. GETS NOTHING!
    9:20 AM – 5 Sep 2013”

    “President Obama,
    do not attack Syria. There is no upside and tremendous downside. Save
    your “powder” for another (and more important) day!
    9:21 AM – 7 Sep 2013″

    • Anonymous

      A few years makes a lot of difference. Much like Obama learned after taking office how wrong/naive he was about some of his campaign positions, Trump is as well.

  • allah_speaking

    False flag. Never entered into your line of thinking, did it?
    Who gained from this? Syria under Assad? Trump just destroyed any support with the people that elected him.

  • Raul Rodriguez

    People are asking where it will end, the answer is, it will end with nuclear war, it is coming fast,

  • tymwltl

    Standing by while innocent people are slaughtered is not an option. Put yourself in the position of having chemical gasses killing off your own family and then imagine the world closes it’s eyes on you.

    • James Madison

      If it doesn’t affect them, they don’t care. The guy who cut them off this morning on the way to work garnered more outrage than the chemical gassing of children.

    • Mark H

      That’s right! It pisses me off that more countries are not standing up to this *** .

  • allah_speaking

    When will the US complete it’s destruction of it’s own chemical weapon stockpile?

  • SickofLiberalbs9999

    Unfortunately, after 8 years of Obama weakness and appeasement, Trump is forced to take some forceful diplomatic and military actions to demonstrate to the world that the Obama/Kerry era of American weakness and appeasement is over.
    Today, America’s adversaries are worried, and asking themselves “what’s next”?
    And they now have no doublt about Trump’s willingness to act in the face of aggression.
    It’s not fair – but that’s what Trump inherited.

    • shredmaster8

      I hate to agree with you on this…but you’re correct.

  • allah_speaking

    So when another country decides to strike the United States for it’s acts of aggression, you’ll be okay with that?

  • Southern Logic

    This is a BAD decision by Trump! We have ZERO us interests in Syria. This was not warranted and not worth the cost of the missiles.

    • Mark H

      Moron. He gassed children. Stop this *** now, or if gives carte blanche for worse actions by despots. These people are *** evil.

  • http://www.procinctu.info/ Anonymous

    #MakeAmericaWarAgain ?? 🙁

    • James Madison

      War? It was an action akin to a spanking. Will be forgotten in a week.

  • http://www.trutherator.wordpress.com/ Trutherator

    Problem for all of us is Pence could be worse.

    Blessed are the peacemakers.

    • James Madison

      Like ISIS right?

  • Mara natha

    I agree with Savage on this one. I thought we were done fighting wars we cannot win and that are not in America’s best interest . I hate what happened in Syria , but it happened in Syria . People need to clean up their own mess and stop expecting America to do it .

    • Lime Lite

      These chemical weapon attacks are false flags. Why would Assad use chemical weapons when he knows the neo-cons are just waiting for any excuse to pounce on a war with him? It makes ZERO sense that he’s behind these attacks. Now it’s being used as justification to attack the one man who can keep Syria intact. If Trump removes him from power then he has to live with the chaos and consequences. This is such a stupid move. I remember when Trump was all against war in Iraq and removing Hussein. Now he’s singing a different tune. This is dumb dumb dumb. Whoever he’s listening to – and I think his liberal daughter has a lot to answer for – he needs to stop and go back to what he promised during his election campaign. This is a no-win situation for the US and the West. KEEP OUT OF SYRIA!!!

  • Kevin

    A missile strike on Syrian airbase for dropping chemical weapons on children = war with Russia?
    You people need to switch to decaf.

    • Anonymous

      The death of a single politician = WWI? You need to buy a history book.

      • shredmaster8

        …oh snap! How about a “fishing vessel attacking a NAVY SHIP in the Gulf of Tonkin”?

    • Rockerfeller

      Russia is a big time supporter of the Syrian government. Russia has already said there will be a response from them. War with Russia? That is a long shot, but this is how these things start.

    • Anonymous

      And maybe put down the crack pipes…

  • SickofLiberalbs9999

    absolute nonsense –
    did you advocate Obama’s impeachment for his drone attacks?
    did he seek advance congressional approval?
    hypocrite

  • Southern Logic

    This is not USA business. We need to keep out of this.

  • Willh33

    So are we just supposed to let this POS in Syria continue to go unpunished for war crimes…gotcha …Do we also wait for the fat kid in N Korea nuke Japan or Hawaii before we do anything? No one likes war, but the way the world is going we have two choices wait to be attacked or do something about it before. I chose before!

  • http://iCOACH.live MARK J ARMSTRONG

    Wait a sec. This was pure Trump. He played the fake news media with this obvious false flag (and dead baby pics) and fired off some missles on an empty air base while eating rice with the Chinaman. N. Korea problem solved for now. NEXT.

    • Anonymous

      so are you saying it’s ok to lie to the american people? Just like Clinton, Bush and Obama did is that ok?! Trump LIED to the american people when he said Assad used chemical weapons he has no right to play along unless it’s ok to go along as well!

      • http://iCOACH.live MARK J ARMSTRONG

        Trump just did what he’s always done. Use the #fakemedia to his advantage.
        As far as lies, if your GF asks you if her ads looks big in those jeans, are you really gonna tell her the truth?

  • Frank

    What is wrong with you people?

  • MAGA Big League

    Our votes don’t matter. Our voices don’t matter.

  • Trumpagator

    Putin doesn’t not want war with the US any more than we want one with them. He’s not going to do a thing about this because he has no moral standing in defending Syria on this action.

    But go ahead and restock your food supplies, the prepper industry was worried.

  • John B

    Russia has not exactly been playing nice since Trump’s election. they have been have planes buzz our ships, and made sure that the sub surveilance is highly visible. I think the whole Russia scandal thing is Trump thinking he can play nice with Russia, and Russia who has always been friendly with the Democrats ready to strike Trump in the back with a dagger.

    At least now Russia can see Trump is not going to be a push over. Just as Reagan stood up and pushed back against the Evil aggression in this world Trump is doing so also. I can only Pray that this push back does not escalate further, but the reality is when you are dealing with a bully the best way to stop them is take them down.

  • http://www.trutherator.wordpress.com/ Trutherator

    False flag. Assad had no more to gain in chemical attack than did North Vietnam with Gulf of Tonkin.

  • Anonymous

    This is a non-story. Trump had to show the World, especially China and North Korea, that he is willing to act and use force on military targets vs an aspirin factory in Sudan. The strike was necessary and was required because bullies only know violence. Watch. He just calmed the Middle East and the Asian Peninsula.

    • Don Molner

      No he did not, he just empowered IS…slinging tomahawks is not a means to demonstrate strength In the ME. How many munitions have we expended there and what type of so-called respect has that earned us?

  • Clint

    Not convinced this is a good move! Appears the neocons are getting their way, and with the demotion of Steve Bannon, this does not sit well with many of us who elected The Donald! Bannon has the right agenda, not the closet Democrat egotist boy Kushner and the Establishment plant Rince Penis! War Hawk McCain and his buttboy Linsey Amnesty must be orgasmic over the sight of bombs dropping!

  • James Madison

    People, relax. It was an airbase in Syria. You ever spank your child for misbehaving? Think your kid remembered it a few days later?

    • Herb Tarlick

      Excuse me, but what qualifications do YOU have to make such a comparison?

    • Don Molner

      And as we do as you say, IS is now emboldened…who the hell is the enemy?

  • Rick

    False flag! False flag! Assad had NOTHING to do with the gas attack! It was done by ISIS, with the aid of the CIA, Goldman Sachs, and the Globalist establishment! Then they laid the blame at the feet of Assad, so we could get into yet ANOTHER mideast war! Educate yourself, people, then you can be as smart as me! I found out all about it at this tinyurl website! They know! False flag! False flag! Conspiracies everywhere! Trust no one, not even your family! Look! There goes another conspiracy!

    • progressives_suck

      Please tell me this was meant to be a joke?

  • Mara natha

    It looks like a squeeze play on Trump . All this narrative about Trump being in bed with the Russians and the Russians back Syria as we all know. What better way to take the heat off yourself and “prove” you’re not being manipulated by the Russians than to attack Syria at this time .

    Who has been pushing for intervention in Syria? The Democrats have ! McCain has!
    All of Trump’s enemies have!

    It looks very much like in order to get Trump to do their bidding they forced this play by Trump to intervene in Syria . They didn’t need Hillary, who by the way supports this move, they can apparently pull Trump’s strings like a puppet and get him to do their dirty work . I’m very disappointed . So much for Trump being “brilliant”.

  • John Evans

    You are assuming that Trump has a real interest in Syria. I doubt it. It can hardly be coincidental that this all took place while the Chinese premier was at his side. Trump is sending a message– clean up North Korea, or else. Mr. Premier, we will do it for you. And for the record, Trump identified North Korea as a major international flash point throughout the campaign.

  • John Keller

    Bashar al-Assad has sought significant quantities of uranium from Africa….

  • Average Joe

    I am not sure whether it was a good or bad decision, but if you look at it like a training exercise, it was a success. 59 Tomahawks can apparently destroy an airbase. Cool. Just in case, how many more Tomahawks do we have? I hope they used the oldest ones first. It is always good to rotate your munitions.

  • Anonymous

    Hate to say it but Trump made a mistake here. I for one am not convinced Assad used chemical weapons. As a Trump supporter I take everything the media says with a heaping portion of salt, but a military strike that serves no strategic purpose for us and without proper evidence is rash. Of course this only serves as a “I told you so” moment for Trump’s detractors and does nothing to win him support among people who already vilify him without cause. It does however shake his foundation of support from the people who elected him. The trend is not promising. Instead of draining the swamp, Trump appears to be drinking from it.

    • lolbroklol

      Most Trump supporters will stick with him just because they’re on the same side. They’ll vilify the chemical weapon attacks (which were awful of course), and will instead end up killing 100,000 innocent civilians in an inevitable war with Syria. Deaths of innocent civilians are irrelevant as long as we’re the ones doing the attacking.

      • shredmaster8

        Unlike the left, some on the right have rational thoughts and critical thinking skills. Lot and lots of people that voted for Trump were (and still are)~ disgusted and pissed off at the Republicans just as much, if not more than the Democrats. Republicans can be “stereotyped” as ‘the Dumb party” but Democrats must be classified as “the completely violent, vapid, moronic, suicidally insane, black-hole of common sense party” by comparison. Thank God we didn’t get Hillary~omfg, but thank God’s next door neighbor we didn’t get Jeb! [God’s next door neighbor’s name is Osiris] sarcasm.

      • Anonymous

        Wrong! many Trump supporters think for themselves, there will be a % that are into the “cult of personality” but those are the sheeple that would follow anyone at the drop of a propaganda hat. That does not describe me or anyone with an IQ of 120+.

    • http://batman-news.com PghGrl

      You’re a Trump supporter? I’m the Queen of England.

      • Anonymous

        I can’t speak for him, Your Majesty, but I was a Trump supporter from the time I saw him wipe with floor with Katy Tur in that interview about immigration. I believed him when he said he would put America first, and that he didn’t intend to be the President of the world. I have not given up on him, but it does seem like he has made a mistake with this one and it won’t go well for anyone if he continues to listen to the neocons and neolibs. He needs to focus on building the wall.

      • Weary Traveler

        Apparently you don’t know or understand the difference between a cheerleader and a coach.

    • Dondodondo

      I was a Trump supporter, but not any more. First the debacle with Obamacare, then they announce the border wall isn’t happening, and now we are back to pushing the Arab spring agenda? I don’t know if he deliberately misrepresented himself to get into office, or if he has just fallen under the sway of the neocons, but either way I can’t support him any longer.

      • Anonymous

        NEOCONS, GEORGE SOROS VIA JARED KUSHNER, HARDCORE DEMOCRAT IVANKA TRUMP. YEA, WE’RE BEING RUN BY DEMOCRATS: JARED AND IVANKA!

  • Anonymous

    This is how you avoid war. A continued policy of passivity regarding Syria would almost certainly lead to war. A small strike against a proxy state, in retaliation for aggression that the entire world finds objectionable, finally stems the flow of Russian and Chinese influence spreading unchecked.

  • bitWeisOr

    Assad gassed civilians and among those were children. Savage would like us to sit on our hands and do nothing. Will there be peace in our time Michael?

  • H.S

    America is the only country in the world that is able to prevent WW3 by using these token strikes as a show of strength and keep all these dictators in line. Nobody wants to send troops to Syria. But bombing the government to the dark ages would be a bipartisan effort if Assad continues to defy laws for using such horrible weapons.

  • Rockerfeller

    I agree with Savage here. I don’t think Syria had anything to do with this chemical attack. They are winning their war against ISIS, who is on the run, getting backed into a corner. Who has the most to gain by a chemical attack against children? This is NOT our responsibility. It is not our job to save everyone in the world from bad people.

  • Jessica Greene

    I usually agree with Savage but, after eight years of a cold hearted Obama, watching genocides occurring all over the middle east, we now have a President who is willing to do something. Part of making America great again and being a world power means you cannot allow atrocities of this magnitude to go unchecked. It only emboldens the violent and deadly dictators of this world as we have seen under Barrack Hussein Obama and Hillary Clinton. If we did not act as we did in WWII we would all be speaking German right now and Savage would not be on the radio. Sorry Michael, you are wrong on this one.

    • Rockerfeller

      I don’t think it was the right thing to do based on the facts. It probably was not Assad that did this. However, as a political move, it may have been a great move. Trump just showed the entire world that he is more than willing to rain down hell on another country if he even suspects that they have done something horrible. This may well be his “big stick” and people like N. Korea and others will now back down in fear. Who knows.

      • BigDaddyDK

        This well could have been a move intended to get North Korea’s attention. They’ve done a lot of saber rattling lately. I suspect a missile base in North Korea wouldn’t be any more difficult to take out than an airbase in Syria. I’m not necessarily in agreement with the strike, although I’m still processing it a bit, but it could have been intended to send a message to other regimes too.

    • M Atlantis

      Sorry to see you are still asleep. This dog and pony show is nothing but a charade as are all the other false flags happening across the world today. If Assad and Putin were really interested in getting the rebels out, it would be mission accomplished by now. Look at the Russian Federation flag, it has the masonic double-headed eagle on it. Ordo ab Chao (Order out of Chaos) The whole world’s a stage and they are mocking us!!!

  • SickofLiberalbs9999

    Jared’s not going anywhere – he’s FAMILY.

  • gtg723y

    *** !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Rand Paul 2020, I do not have a short memory I will not forget this.

  • Elwood Blues

    We aren’t going to war, but I’m just angry that I’m going to file my taxes and be hosed over and over again to pay for missiles so that muslims will stop gassing muslims. As long as those backwards animals don’t start gassing US, I don’t see a problem with millions of muslims going to Allah by their own hand. Every dead muslim is one less chance that an American or Americans might die, and I’m pretty OK with that.

  • Mike Gilmer

    In 2016 Trump said we should have stayed out of Syria. What has
    changed? Children killed? That happens daily in Africa by Boko Haram,
    in Asia by North Korea, in South America by Venezuela. Why are Muslims
    in Syria more preferred than the others? I specifically voted for Trump
    because he said Clinton was stupid to want to take us into a
    confrontation with Russia over Syria. He was right then. Bill Clinton
    damn near got us into a shooting war over Serbia and Hillary Clinton
    wanted to do the same thing over Syria. If I had wanted to vote
    Republican and support a war in the Middle East, I would have voted for
    Lindsey Graham: https://www.youtube.com/wat
    When
    you are a conservative who believes in Making America Great Again and
    your elected standard bearer is doing what Trump is doing (not
    fulfilling campaign promises, keeping Obama swamp dwellers in their
    positions, trying to force through RyanCare, and now engaging in
    military action against a sovereign country without prior approval of
    Congress) and his biggest supporters are now the Neocons (Graham and
    McCain) and the Clintons, and some of his biggest critics are now Ann
    Coulter, Laura Ingraham, and Michael Savage, you have to at least wonder
    what the hell is going on. The next thing to happen, mark my words, is
    Bannon will be forced out. What will it take for my fellow Deplorables
    to say enough is enough? Yes, we got Gorsuch but that is simply not
    enough.

    • Corrupt Club

      I can see your logic, emotions trump logic more often than not by human beings. I like what Trump is doing so far, and am sticking with him. He is so much better than our former Racist and Liar in Chief: Barack Obama boy Communist, and covert Muslim. I continue to be worried by the destruction Obama has done to America. He promoted America’s Enemies, and flooded America with Muslims who follow the Koran, these Muslims and their future children will continue to kill non-muslims for generations to come and it will never stop. The Koran commands Muslims to kill all non-muslims, which is what they have been doing since the 7th Century. They never assimilate. Muslims aim to take over and in the long run they want to ditch the Constitution and replace it with Muslim Shira law. When that happens you can count on the extermination of non-muslims to kick into high gear. In the meantime they have to settle for mass murder, kidnaping, clubbing, shooting, stabbing, bombing and running over non-muslim women and children with cars and trucks. First world people just don’t understand how different and barbaric Muslim ideology is. It will take total deportation of these savages to some relief from the evil that is Islam.

      • mattie2

        You’re describing Sunni Muslims. Assad is not a Sunni Muslim. In fact, Assad is viewed as “an infidel” like the rest of us Christians, Jews, and Buddhists, and Shia Muslims. Trump just attacked Assad, an infidel, and in effect became a military force supporting ISIS/AQ rebels. Nice!

        • Corrupt Club

          I see, I have it covered, you see I think Islam is evil no mater what sect or division the members believe in. So I say, keep bombing and killing them; they are an evil disease in the world like Communists, and Nazi’s

          • mattie2

            You can’t even formulate sequential thoughts in proper sentences. You see nothing that’s worth my studied attention.

      • Mike Gilmer

        I agree that Trump is better than any Democrat but just once before I die I would like to see another President who keeps his word.

        • Corrupt Club

          I think that is to much to hope for. They would have to be in perfect agreement with you. Voting will, it seems, only get us close to that position.

  • Elwood Blues

    We aren’t going to war, but I’m just angry that I’m going to file my taxes and be hosed over and over again to pay for missiles so that muslims will stop gassing muslims. As long as those backwards animals don’t start gassing US, I don’t see a problem with millions of muslims going to Allah by their own hand. Every deceased muslim is one less chance that an American or Americans might die, and I’m pretty OK with that.

  • Anonymous

    With USA’s excellent track record in middle east conflicts, there is nothing to worry about here.

    • Anonymous

      dead Americans

  • Elwood Blues

    We aren’t going to war, but I’m just angry that I’m going to file my taxes and be hosed over and over again to pay for missiles so that muslims will stop gassing muslims. As long as those backwards animals don’t start gassing Americans, I don’t see a problem with millions of muslims going to Allah by their own hand. Every deceased muslim is one less chance that an American or Americans might die, and I’m pretty OK with that.

    • theAdorableDeplorable

      You and me both, Elwood. You and me both.

  • http://www.jerrywdavis.com/ #TruthToMan

    I think Trumps point is this: The US will not tolerate the use of some types of weapons, and he started with Syria and chemical weapons. Russia is angry, for sure, but pragmatic and will pound the lectern but walk in peace, as they should. It was only an airbase and Assad had it coming. But the greater message is to China and N. Korea. While Trump was entertaining the Chinese leader, Trump was hammering a Syrian airbase. China has bases in the contested S. China Sea. Also paying close attention is the fat, murderous fool dictating in N. Korea.

    Now everyone knows that Trump will decisively strike military targets without warning when necessary. It was a perfect plan, with excellent collateral (which were primary) benefits.

  • Dave O.

    Iraq invaded Kuwait…we kicked Iraq out of Kuwait, but Iraq refused to abide by UN no-fly rules, so we went into Iraq. That’s the reason.

  • NWoftheCity

    When the first face on tv I see this am is McCain all full of himself like he is directing foreign policy pleased as punch he got his way= red flag. when HRC is all happy her foreign pol is vindicated r-red flag. when daesh is happy and planning strategic hits- red flag. smh feeling very uncertain

  • A. Hunter

    Not convinced this is the right move at this point in time. Too many unanswered questions. Why would Assad try and use chemical weapons, when the whole world is watching? False flag?

    The previous administration created this mess with their not-so-clever concept of regime change throughout the Middle East. Now the Trump administration wants to double down and force the issue of having Assad step down, or at least force him into a no win position.

    The focus should be ISIS in Syria, not Assad.

  • Juancho Cayman

    Trump means what he says. No BS like Obama. Now, they know.

    • David Independence

      pound your chest right into world war….moron. When is my wall being built?

  • Travis James Edwards

    I voted for Trump. But Savage is spot-on! Senseless.

    • sheepdog

      It’s amazing to me how quickly arm-chair generals can critique decisions without having the details evaluated prior to the decision.

      • Anonymous

        Ok – I’ll wait around.

      • Anonymous

        You did the exact same thing, no?

  • Embracethesuck

    Michael,
    I love you and love to hear your opinions and thoughts, but we’re not going to war, please. This was an appropriate response the President made. It was one airbase there’s five left. This sends a message to the world, that the days of American limp-wristed foreign policy are over…at least for the next four years.

  • charlie

    Did Trump get permission from that Judge in Hawaii first?

  • http://encouragementsforsuch.blogspot.com/ Ae Reiff

    First warning shot the reprieve is over.

  • progressives_suck

    While I don’t think we should nation building anymore and agree with Trump on being more of an isolationist we cannot sit idly by and let chemical weapons be used on innocent children. This was designed to send a message to Assad, the real question is was he listening?

  • El Gallo

    Chemical weopsns. Like the ones that Syria gave up to Russia four years ago? Like the ones already shown to be in rebel hands years ago? Sure was excellent coverage of the attack site deep in a war zone. All Mopped up? Convenient. Oh, a lightning quick, superbly targeted Tomahawk strike with in a day. That takes some planning. So death by gas is a bad thing, but why are those deaths so much more important than the many more deaths at the hands of Jihadist butchers?

  • Seems2me

    try and keep up that base was empty….Dog n pony Show!

  • theAdorableDeplorable

    We should stay out of the entire middle east UNLESS they threaten us. Then, once threatened, we should go in with the full fury and might of our military and utterly destroy the ones that threaten us. (Iran, I’m looking at you.)

    Otherwise, we should just let these neanderthals fight until the last man is standing.

    Then we go kill him.

    • BigDaddyDK

      This is my default position on international conflict. Do not get embroiled in entangling alliances that draw you into war, and do not be the initial aggressor in a conflict. But if a conflict is brought to you, make the results so devastating that nobody would dare do it again. I despise the concept of proportional response in that regard.

      Thing that bothers me about hitting Assad is that — and, yes, Assad is a bad guy — we risk further destabilizing the region. I’m no fan of Assad, but I lived in the Middle East for several years and came to understand that the tribal mindset that exists there can necessitate a strongman as a leader. Assad, like Saddam Hussein was, is a strongman who held order in Syria for the most part. We may not have liked his methods, but they did not threaten American interests in any way. He was more of a secularist as a ruler, and as an Alawite he’s a heretic to the much more conservative interpreters of Islam, making it less likely that he would be a supplier of WMDs to fundamentalist terrorist factions.

      I’m bothered by his continued use of chemical weapons because I get their particular variety of harm to those exposed. I’m more than bothered that ISIS and Al Qaeda think what we’re doing to Assad’s regime is praiseworthy.

  • bitWeisOr

    Gassing children is horrific, and if you’re o.k. with that then there’s something wrong with you.

    • theAdorableDeplorable

      But dropping bombs on them and shooting them with tanks is A-OK? How is this any different? The end result is the same: dead kids.

      If you’re mad at Assad then let’s just go kill him and get it over with!

    • David Independence

      shooting children is just as horrific why aren’t advocating cruise missles on chicago, your argument for getting American kids involved in more war is ridiculous. You sound like a liberal “we have to save the children”. Yet it always involves sacraficing our children to save people around the world. . Furthermore, you create more terrorist with cruise missles than you destroy..trust me

    • Paul Kersey

      Dummies will fall for anything. Later on down the street from your house there will be a 3 card Monty you should play I hear you can win Lots of $$$

  • http://batman-news.com PghGrl

    If Trump went to Congress first, it would have been a stupid move…the whole world would then have known we were going to strike. Trump did the right thing.

    • Mara natha

      If Trump had gone to Congress first he would have proved how brilliant he is supposed to be . Nobody could blame him for not launching because Congress would never sanction it and he would be seen as a Statesman right now and not a poodle of the left warmongers .

    • mark4java

      and America or he gained what from this attack? We’ve fought a war for 16 yrs. If China and N. Korea weren’t impressed by that why would this frighten them into conformity?

  • Mara natha

    $832,000 (per tomahawk) x 59 (missiles) = $49,088,000 (for what?)

    • theAdorableDeplorable

      So we can feel good about punishing someone for using chemical weapons. Why not stop him entirely? Why allow him to continue using weapons of any sort?

      That $49,000,000 would have been better spent on American veterans than nit picking at Assad.

    • Anonymous

      The purpose of the defense budget is to spend it.

      • Mara natha

        Wisely.

        • Anonymous

          No.. Just spend it

  • Anonymous

    We don’t particularly care if Assad continues being an evil radical. This is a message that certain behaviors will not be tolerated, and there will be consequences.

    • theAdorableDeplorable

      Why? I guarantee you that a dead person doesn’t care if they died from a bleeding gunshot wound, a tank round through a window, or a lung full or sarin.

      They’re still just as dead. If Assad is evil and needs to be stopped then quit nit picking at him and do it once and do it right!

      Otherwise, just let these savages fight until only one is left standing and then go kill him!

  • theAdorableDeplorable

    And someone please, please, please tell me the difference between a chemical weapon and a bullet or a bomb. In either case, people end up dead. One is no more evil or insidious than the other. I guarantee you that the dead person doesn’t know the difference.

    Oh….so…Assad uses bombs and tanks to kill people and that’s only a little evil? Please.

    Using chemical weapons as justification to further drag us into the middle east quagmire is specious at best, foolish at worst.

    • The Ghost That Follows

      One is stopping the other from more casualties later. Tyrants will now think twice before using chemical weapons anywhere in the world.

      It’s called deterrence theory and critical thinking.

    • Anonymous

      A bullet to the head or foaming at the mouth as your body is attacked by nerve gas?

      I would venture to say people who died an excruciating death by virtue of sarin probably suffered more than a bullet to the head.

      Your premise is pretty far off base if you ask me.

      I agree however, I dont want to be in the ME whatsoever.

    • mattie2

      Assad is an elected head of a sovereign nation. His military, like the US military, can use tanks bombs in warfare. The Geneva Convention forbids any nation state military to use CW’s. There is no evidence that Assad has ever used CW’s.

  • Anonymous

    The only way out of the mess was to join with Russia to eliminate ISIS first. Now Trump is boxed in with his stupid missile strike. By teaming with Russia and using their influence over Iran more progress could have been made on the Mid East question. Now its business as usual or as the CIC often retorts…sad.

  • Weary Traveler

    I’m going to take a different approach here. I heard the fake news MSM at the top of the hour while listing to Savage, and then heard them again this morning. They said the target struck by Assad were “Syrian Rebels.” When did we hear that last? The Arab Spring.

    And of course, it meant ISIS backed fighters. Translation; I bet Assad did strike but that these are not the innocents they have been made out to be, but that there were innocents among them. We’ve seen Hamas do this Israel quite a bit, and now it is being done to Assad.

    That’s just my best guess though and what my gut has been saying since yesterday. Unless there is something that I am missing?

  • entagor

    says the arm chair general

  • The Ghost That Follows

    Not sure how you people are saying this is a bad thing. You
    criticize Obama for “drawing a red line” and not enforcing it, and then
    when we get a pres with a SPINE who does enforce it, you all *** out.
    Bottom line: if Putin didn’t like it, we’re probably moving in the
    right direction.

    Not only that, but chemical weapon use is monstrous. Now tyrants will think twice before using them.

    • Flash Reiker

      @Ghost, Putin is a great leader for his own people. This is in stark contrast to American presidents who only serve the Globalist agenda or highest bidder. If Putin didn’t like it then more than likely it was a stupid thing to do (as it was). Why else would John McCain love it. If our real enemy (Liberals/Democrats) like what you’re doing then what you’re doing is playing into their hands. Trump screwed up big time.

  • ramoncramon

    Now what happens if Russia
    Attacks our air base in Turkey? This was a bad move.

    • Warrior_Savant

      Or sends warships into the Mediterranean to blockade any foreign vessels from entering/remaining in the area? Yeah, that’d be interesting way to watch a regional proxy war kick off right?

      Agreed. This is a very stupid move. No American interest is served by this.

  • Anonymous

    That is a poor and uninformed comparison. For one, the proxy war in Vietnam was in fact very effective in not only stemming Soviet and Chinese influence in the world, but in establishing the USA as the true super power. But more importantly, a small missile strike is nothing like a large military action that spanned three presidential administrations.

  • allofyousuck

    I agree with Savage. But for different reasons. I was promised America FIRST. How does wasting one penny on dirt mongrels do that? Let them kill each other. Unless we are directly threatened or attacked…stay out! At the very least now, Mr. Trump — you better demand reimbursement for our tax paid for expenses. Disgustingly bad choice.

    • snocaps248

      We are threatened by it. Where are all the refugees flooding the world, including our country, coming from? Where are they getting their weaponry? How can we create safe zones in Syria for folks to go back to if there are weapons that can be used against them? Don’t look at what is in front of you, look behind the wall. Trump is a chess player, always thinking 15 moves ahead. That’s why he always comes out on top. He has everyone looking over here while his main objective is hidden. He’s been doing it from day one and always gets proven right. Let things play out and don’t jump to conclusions like the dems always do.

  • shredmaster8

    There was a reason, the public is not privy to it.

  • Anonymous

    Congressional “Nuclear” is erroneously regarded as a destructive power. If anything, it enables the functionality of the congress which the democrats stubbornly trying to disable and disrupt.

  • Anonymous

    This strike should be viewed with a degree of reservation if for no other reason than the deranged old fool, John “Dr. Strangelove” McCain and his idiot sidekick Lindsay “Goober” Graham are so enthusiastically embracing it. These two are potentially dangerous; not to mention they never met a defense contractor’s campaign donation they didn’t like.

    • Anonymous

      POTENTIALLY?

  • Rick Brown

    Jobs. The money is spent so we don’t layoff everyone in the defense industry. The war machine is a jobs program. Gotta buy more missiles now. Good for northrup grummman.

    • Anonymous

      True, but we’re broke and 20 trillion in debt.

  • Dave Joyce

    Relax Michael. This is a spanking, not an invasion or a war. There is a difference.

    • Anonymous

      Can other countries spank America without reprisal? Countries with little military might use different reprisals, alas it doesn’t mean that citizens are safe because the military is. This is the foundation for retaliatory terrorist strikes, either in the U.S. or abroad. Trump should have waited until it was confirmed that Assad was responsible. Their tenuous excuse that they watched the Syrian planes leave the air field is hollow. Russia contends Syria engaged in an Air Strike against a munitions store that just happened to have terrorist possessed chemical weapons. Syrian planes taking off for that purpose would also have been seen on radar.

    • http://meetchristians.com/ Anonymous

      A spanking that helps the bad guys, one that followed saying dumb things
      toward Russia and Syria already. Completely siding with the globalist
      liars who are happy to side with Islamic warriors in their repeated staging
      of false flag incidents.

  • mark4java

    This attack didn’t even take out the chemical weapons depot nor Assad. Savage is right and he’s been so on point w/the problems of this administration being led by liberals like Priebus and Kushner. This attack was a sad moment whose repercussions won’t be known for months to come.

  • anatoli999

    He has given too much power to his son in law as well as the generals. Trump has changed sides, he does not care who elected him. He is now a globalist hawk and he is a terrorist sympathizer. Sad to see this happen. And for all you fools out there ASSAD did not poison his people. Quit the lies.

    • David

      If you believe Assad, you are the fool. Still mad that the Hildebeest lost?

      • Bud W

        If you believe the same group that got America into Iraq you are the fool.

  • HighInformationVoter

    You know you’re on the right side of things when John McCain, Marco Rubio and Elliot Abrams are cheering your military strikes.

    • Sandals

      High information voter? More like high “movement” voter!

      • HighInformationVoter

        Learn to laugh friend. Life is not so serious, certainly not for the Christian Syrians now beheaded by CIA supported forces.

    • Anonymous

      God help Us all.

    • Allan Quatermain

      I trust that is sarcasm…..

      • HighInformationVoter

        Wise man!

    • Anonymous

      No not quite each took money from George Soros

      • HighInformationVoter

        My point was that Trump has hit a new high in popularity. He’s very popular with the Neoconservative establishment now.

  • Anonymous

    Er um, the chemical attack in Syria was an excuse for the US to send a message to the Syria/Iran/Russian oil alliance. Get a grip and follow the money. Wars break out because the positions of monied interests are threatened, not because some tin pot dictator kills some of his citizens.

    • https://twitter.com/603_brown Mike B.

      if youre against syria-russia oil flow, youre in favor of the isis-turkey oil flow.

    • Patrick Smith

      Yes, we all know that. It doesn’t mean we shouldn’t call out the lies

    • Steve F

      Hmmmm, so Syria puts the kibosh on Qatar’s (US puppet state) proposed pipeline to Eastern Europe (oil and gas for sale in dollars only thank you) and all of a sudden we need a war in Syria…..sounds legit.

  • RERJR

    General Mad Dog didn’t earn his nickname being stupid and I suppose they
    knew what the facts were. Meanwhile Gorsuch is going to be confirmed
    today in a Senate Chamber echoing with the gnashing of teeth on the Dem
    side of the isle and I wouldn’t be surprised to see some emotional
    breakdowns. The few rational Dems left wondering to themselves how long
    this circus will go on.

    A Republican US war president, ie. Bush Senior, is on thin ice and will be
    viciously targeted. TRUMP NOW MUST PUT THE ENTIRE US MILITARY
    INVOLVEMENT IN THE MIDDLE EAST INTO THE HANDS OF CONGRESS WHERE IT
    RIGHTFULLY BELONGS OR HE WILL BE A SINGLE-TERMER. Constitutional
    guidance is still expressed in 18th century terms when wars were not
    sudden things, but slowed by time and distance. As I recall reading the
    British Battle With the Spanish Armada peculated for at least a year.

    I question whether Trump’s decision was clearly Constitutional and he
    needs to push Congress into crafting a new legal framework The “War
    Powers Act” itself is probably obsolete. Congress was always designated
    the authority in making war and them *** ALWAYS try to avoid the
    responsibility. I think a joint committee of Congress, that can meet
    privately on a moment’s notice needs to be authorized to give a
    President the go-ahead in making war.

    • wilbur

      The voters are rather easy to fool. Not man, they make MS 13 look like the Boy Scouts in comparison. The voters aren’t aware [thank you for the truth mainstream media] how corrupt the government and its employees are,

    • arcsinice

      Trump IS already a single termer, ushering in in 2019 a massive left sweep which, once and forever will be theirs forever………………….

  • Prado

    People are rationalizing a very aggressive military move, Assad’s reaction is not the the worry here, escalation is. Americans acting overconfident leads to hasty decisions with risky outcomes.

  • PS

    Russia is marching across Europe and China the western Pacific, war has already started.

  • Anonymous

    what about the 45 women and 20 kids we just killed in yemen and the 500K kids we killed in Iraq with sanctions?

    • Ronnie

      Ivanka hasn’t seen the pictures yet. When she does she will cry to daddy and we will bomb them.

  • Anonymous

    I have not seen any proof that Assad ordered or used his military to gas his own people and there is a strong possibility that ISIS used the chemical weapons they had looted from Iraq or buried in the sands of Syria during Saddam Hussein’s rein. The last time around it was believed the missile was fired from inside the border of Syrian military jets who dropped them. Or were they fired from ground based big guns?

  • Suelark

    Trump would NOT have been elected had he come out for this. Our 99% pro-trump attitude suddenly shifted last night to around 20%. What the h… makes Syria so special? There are rotten *** leaders everywhere, doing worse and to more people. Damn the generals.

    • entagor

      Remember when Obama said he had ‘evolved’ on one of Obama’s campaign issues?

    • Dean

      Suelark: a total overreaction and overstatement by you – this is a message to North Korea and China. Syria was hit with a series of missiles from the safety of aircraft carriers. No troops will be involved.

    • AnotherAnnie

      You think that if we do nothing, use of Sarin gas on civilians, or in armed conflicts, will not become the norm? It is one thing to stay out of a long and bloody civil war, but quite another to allow illegal chemical weapons to be used to exterminate people like roaches. If we do nothing, the war could be over quickly, as all those who oppose Assad will have been easily defeated and Assad would be emboldened. Where do you suppose he might attack next in a world where whiney people will permit no consequences for such action? It would be impossible to take such action after the second or third gassing if we do nothing now. The international agreement on chemical weapons is clear, and there can be no time for warning, idle threats, and hand wringing. It’s best to hit them fast and hard. If they dare attempt it again (which I doubt) I’d double, maybe triple my response. Syria doesn’t respect treaties; they only curb their evil out of fear they will be whacked with a big stick.

      • mattie2

        1. Where’s the evidence that Assad is responsible for the chemical attack?
        2. Did the UN investigate and adjudicate the allegations against Assad?[Answers: none and no] The Turks tried to frame Assad in 2013 for exactly the same thing and it turned out Assad had nothing to do with the 2013 chemical attack incident. And besides which Syria has not threatened the USA. In fact Assad and Russia are fighting Sunni terrorist groups ( ISIS, AQ, Al Nusra) who ARE threats to the USA. Trump attacked a sovereign nation and its leader ( who is not a Sunni, btw) who should be considered our ally in our so called war on terror. Russia said it was the “rebels” who had chemical weapons in their possession for future use, and the chemicals were dispersed when a Syrian warplane hit the rebels’ warehouse. How do we know what Assad and Russia claimed was false? “The base is about 25 miles from Khan Sheikhoun, the town allegedly targeted with chemical weapons. Russia, which is providing military support for Assad, had said the chemicals spread when Syrian warplanes struck a terrorist lab.”

        https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2017/04/07/syrian-rebels-cheer-us-missile-strike-assads-airbase/100160610/

      • Anonymous

        Excellent.

  • Anonymous

    Savage is correct:
    Stop being manipulated I opt that we stand aside investigate ON THE GROUND .. we should have.
    Screw the Demiwitts and their drivel of Russian involvement with the Trump Team.
    These loser Socialists .. are pissed they LOST the working classes and the Nation.
    So now to ” prove ” he is not Putin’s tool Donald Trump gets emotional and bombs a country in a Civil War …okay so if ISIL and the Muslim Brotherhood , are the Good Guys, is killing Christians good ? Are Churches turned in to Child and women’s Rape Rooms to please the Mighty Fighter’s of ISLAM good ?

    If being a Rebel is being a Rapist and Butcher …count me in with Assad and the Russians.
    Donald Trump , you are still my President and I believe in you ; but do not test my allegiance further. I donated thousands. My God !! President Trump …Investigate the TRUTH .. be not driven by the Media Feasts .

  • Anonymous

    I once worked with two Russians who were in the military when Russia pulled out of Poland. They used to tell me crazy stories of trading AK47’s for bottles of vodka as they were leaving Poland. Once they said to me, “You have nothing to worry about with Russian Rockets, we drank all of the fuel”. Then they both laugh, nodding at each other.

  • wilbur

    Another soon to be U.S. failure where only the defense contractors and the politicins that receice their lobby money win.

  • John

    Right on! It is time for those who voted for Trump- either enthusiastically or with great hesitation- to email or call the White House (whitehouse.gov) and Congress to demand NO WAR!!!!

  • Anonymous

    Yes, this is a horrible development. I wanted to believe Trump was genuine, but was he really? Was his candidacy another Deep State rouse pulled off by the globalists with whom he is in cahoots or has he been turned by those very same powers that did not expect him to win? If Trump can’t stand up against this now the US is finished.

  • wilbur

    The U.S.and its military has turned the middle east in to a bigger poop hole that it already was.

  • LibertarianUSA42

    A libertarian here that was willing to give this guy a chance once he was in to prove to me that he wasn’t a sell-out, if it wasn’t adding a Goldman member to the team every week, it was the airstrikes that have convinced me this guy has sold out completely…

  • Anonymous

    What a pleasing way to show a snap of ” Muscle ” safely to North Korea without striking the little fat one … aside from this the missile strike is just useless, a show for the apes running the media. Just a show.
    Now; if we are serious , Assad is our friend, and the Russians as well although they are absolute opportunists.
    President TRUMP bowing to emotions shows the world he can be manipulated into rash choices. ISIL , and the Islamist Terrorists will now aim for President Trumps soft heart.
    My President: Please be cold and strong and COOL HEADED. Please. We need you!

  • Sam Colt

    America FIRST apparently includes saving syrians from themselves.

    With talk of TRUMP’s shakeup in his administration, I hate to think that Washington is changing his direction.

  • Dindoo Nuffin

    Peace is the absence of threats. Work on it. Sitting on your thumbs making pudding is not peace…it’s what Obama did.

  • Ronnie

    Conventional bombs are more effective than chemical weapons.

    • Raymond ✓ᴺᵃᵗᶦᵒᶰᵃˡᶦˢᵗ

      The only type of “bomb” that is more effective than chemical weapons is a Nuclear Weapon. “Conventional bombs” are limited by the amount of explosive that they carry and the “effective” and “maximum killing range.” Next!

      • mattie2

        “The recent direct use of these weapons by Syria shows that they lied about being chemical weapons free.”

        Where’s the evidence? Russia and Syria are now requesting that the UN inspectors investigate the area where so-called Syrian military grade chemical weapons were used this week. FYI, UN inspectors have ben working with Assad for the past 3 years to dispose of all/any CW’s in Syria. Assad has given the UN full and complete access. I think the UN inspectors will find that no military grade CW’s wee used against Syrians this week and President Trump will have egg on his face.

  • Blaine McAvoy

    As was proven in WWII under the leadership of Britain’s Neville Chamberlain, the risk for war is highest when the west tepidly stands by and does nothing after a brutal dictator commits atrocities despite repeated warnings and attempts at diplomacy. The lesson to Assad and others like him is align yourself with Russia and do what you want. It will go unchallenged by the west. If the USA is content to demonstrate fear and timidity in the exercise of military power, then we should defund and downsize our military, pull out of NATO, retreat to the safety of our own borders, and retain only a small homeland defense force like our neighbor to the north. It will mean withdrawing our participation in NATO and from security commitments around the world, including support for Israel. If we insist on remaining a great military power and a force for good, then we must also demonstrate a willingness to use that power to challenge the world’s tyrants. If that scares you, Canada is not far away.

  • liberalzombiehunter

    It was a strategic strike to put the Russians and the current regime on notice that Obama’s cowardice is not the same policy as Trump’s. .

  • The Deplorable zato44

    Dr. Savage the clearest and most intelligent conservative voice on radio. His words on this are spot on!

  • patrickhenry

    It is unfortunate but the killing of innocents has been going on since the beginning of mankind. Nowhere in our Constitution can one find any mention that the USA is responsible for maintaining a world free of chemical attacks, genocide, etc.Truly we have no business in attacking Syria. Seems to me like another Bush excuse that led to the second Iraqi war. Only now the stakes involve at least one major foreign nuclear power – Russia. DJT has gone back on his promise not to involve us in the Mideast debacles. This is not acceptable.

  • RayUSA

    What conclusive evidence is there that proves, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that it was Assad that ordered the use of chemicals upon these people? What would Assad possibly gain by committing such a non-strategic, horrific act? The answer: nothing but a united world against him. Obviously, there was not a single motive that would have enhanced Assad’s position in any way.

    Hillary was a guarantee that we would be led to more and more endless wars. With Trump we had a hope that this insanity would stop. Apparently, the real powers behind the scenes get their objectives met no matter who it is that sits in the Oval Office.

    • Anonymous

      Funny how many of the same people on this forum who during the election and after, despised the main stream media and intelligence agencies because of their lies and “fake news”. Now they’re lining up behind the same people they criticized and believe they are being told the truth.

  • Truth

    Love all of the military and intelligence experts armed with their keyboards. It’s a shame Trump hasn’t yet called you up to serve. With your vast experience and all…

  • The Deplorable zato44

    These clowns posing as lawmakers and experts in DC need to study history as well as the results of recent stupidity enacted by the Barry Obama administration. Assad needs to rule w/an iron fist as did Saddam and all other rulers in the Mideast do…the Assad family are Alawites a religious quasi Islamic sect hated by Sunnis…thus the enemies of all the surrounding Sunni dominated countries such as Saudi Arabia etc. The ‘rebels’/terrorists are Sunni and are still pissed that the French [when they ran Syria after the breakup of the Levant and signing of the Sykes-Picot Agreement bringing to an end of Ottoman Turk empire] gave police and military powers to the ‘bottom of the barrel’ and hated clan the Alawites. The great book ‘Oriental Despotism’ give’s a clear understanding of why the Mideast has always been ruled by fear and gold…all else fails. Our need [USA] to satisfy the demands of the Sunni/Wahhabi Muslim style of Islam practiced in Saudi Arabia to keep the oil trade going is a direct result of our failed understanding of the workings of this completely misunderstood part of the world…and as a contractor friend told me over beers one afternoon…”These folks in Muslim dominated countries don’t want democracy and view our [US] culture as corrupt…but it pays very well”!

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  • jfgalt

    I am no fan of Savage but I think he is spot on. I’m surprised it happened so fast though. This is a major FAIL. The neo-cons have their war.

    • Anonymous

      You seriously think Russia would go to war over SYRIA?!?

      • Conspiracy_Fax

        Yes, we were willing to go to war with Russia over Cuba. Remember?!?
        And that was WITHOUT Russia firing 50 missiles at one of our closest allies. Think man!

  • Bob

    To react so quickly when so much is at stake is a huge fail on Trumps part and he may end up paying dearly when facts that Assad did not do this but McCain’s terrorist buddies did.

  • Anonymous

    I wonder if those who are cheering this because it punishes someone who supposedly killed children would support a country like Russia or Iran launching an attack on the US because of the Planned Parenthood video of them selling murdered children’s body parts?

    • BoJack Horseman

      Stupid comparisson.

    • Anonymous

      50 million killed.

  • Bud W

    The shadow Government wants war to feed the machine greenbacks, wake up President Trump do not fall for the false flag

  • Nathan Bedford Forrest

    I don’t want war with anybody, but it would be interesting to see how our social experiment with an all girl/gay/tranny army would fare against a real 1st world military.

  • Blaine McAvoy

    As was proven in WWII under the leadership of Britain’s Neville
    Chamberlain, the risk for war is highest when the west tepidly stands by
    and does nothing after a brutal dictator commits atrocities despite
    repeated warnings and attempts at diplomacy. The lesson to Assad and
    others like him is align yourself with Russia and do what you want. It
    will go unchallenged by the west. If the USA is content to demonstrate
    fear and timidity in the exercise of military power, then we should
    defund and downsize our military, pull out of NATO, retreat to the
    safety of our own borders, and retain only a small homeland defense
    force like our neighbor to the north. It will mean withdrawing our
    participation in NATO and from security commitments around the world,
    including support for Israel. If we insist on remaining a great military
    power and a force for good, then we must also demonstrate a willingness
    to use that power to challenge the world’s tyrants. If that scares you,
    Canada is not far away.

    • Anonymous

      Totally different situation. Hitler had a huge, highly trained military that could threaten the entire world. Assad does not. He is no threat to the US.

      • Blaine McAvoy

        Assad is aligned with a military power and they are supporting him.

    • Anonymous

      “Force for good? Gag me with a spoon. Beginning with Vietnam, USSA has killed millions. Is that what you call good?

  • The Deplorable zato44

    Trumps launching missiles into Syria is the same nitwit thinking George ‘Shrub’ Bush used when he invaded Iraq…it will lead to a bad end for everyone.

    • Blaine McAvoy

      Is it the same “nitwit” thinking Bill Clinton used when he launched
      attacks in the Balkans without Congressional approval? How about when
      Barack Hussein Obama attacked Libya without Congressional approval?
      Senate Resolution 85 in March 2011 did not authorize military action in
      Libya. In 2013, Obama asserted he did not need Congressional approval to
      launch a response to Syria’s initial use of chemical weapons. He had
      destroyers staged in the Mediterranean but backed down. Only then did he
      seek such approval when Congress was out of session and with the full
      knowledge he would not get it (first line in the sand).

  • Anonymous

    Should the US be punished for abortion then? Because, that sure doesn’t support the children.

  • oh god

    John McCaine and Graham agree with Trump now? All you need to know. ” No Peace in Our Time” should be the new campaign slogan.

    • Charles P

      You are 100% right!
      McCain is ALWAYS WRONG!!!!!!!!

    • Blaine McAvoy

      You’re insinuating the world was at peace before the attack? If the USA fails to lead and demonstrate a willingness to backup words with actions, we will no longer possess the authority to lead anywhere.

    • Justice

      No Peace in Our Time” should be the new campaign slogan. That would be truth in advertising. I said the War on Terror is the Forever War.

    • Bernard Marx

      John “McInsane” wants to ride the bomb down a la “Dr. Strange Love”…

      😉

  • Im_with_the_banned

    What if Conservatives who preach small government wake up and realize that our interventionist foreign policy provides the greatest incentive to expand the government?

    What if Conservatives understood once again that their only logical position is to reject military intervention and managing an empire throughout the world?

    What if the American people woke up and understood that the official reasons for going to war are almost always based on lies and promoted by war propaganda in order to serve special interests? –Ron Paul

    • Ellie 187

      nice straw man, there is no indication this means sustained attacks or even an invasion or occupation, its simple flexing our muscle to regain respect that was lost.

      look, I do not think it was Assad behind the chemical weapons attack, even though he would have means and the capability, he does not have the motive…. the motive remains in the opposition forces hands… if the gassing of civilians continues, then we might be able to conclude it was not Assad… if it ceases, then maybe it was Assad.

      reason being is Assad wants to remain a dictator, so it makes no sense whatsoever for him to commit this act, but the attack did in fact happen, and Trump sent out a warning shot to all the bad players on the world stage and to see what happens next before deciding what really occurred.

      If Trump goes into full out war, invasion, occupation, then yes the deep state and military industrial complex has corrupted or compromised the populist president we elected and then we can fear the republic cannot be saved..

      wait for additional information before jumping to conclusions.

      • Im_with_the_banned

        It is a civil war we have no business in.

  • GAC Fan

    He sent a clear message to others, the US will not put up with terrorism of any kind. Anyone that has jumped ship on our president must not have listened very well at his campaign promises. What did they expect with President Trump? Another obama and red lines that were laughed at constantly? He has not lost that many supporters, the ones he did loose were never on the ship, they were on a dinghy being towed.

  • The Deplorable zato44

    Agreed!

  • Anonymous

    WE are here exactly because of Obama’s incompetent presidency, “Lead from behind,” really how moronic was that? The world is spinning out of control as a result of the last 8 years and many of you Liberals out there want us to forget how and why we are in the mess we are in…duh. THINK ABOUT AND THINK ABOUT WHY 9/11 HAPPENED! CLINTON’S WEAKNESS…NOW OBAMA’S WEAKNESS. WHAT HATH HE WORUGHT.

    • Anonymous

      We’re in the mess we’re in because of getting involved in crap all over the world we no business getting involved in.

  • Anonymous

    Generals nothing. It’s the new yawk neo-cons starting with Jared and the other real estate type from the big apple. Trump is bought and paid for by Saudi and Israeli and NWO $$$.

  • T BEAR

    BS!

  • https://www.facebook.com/app_scoped_user_id/606348246/ Jason Weishaupt

    Last chem attack blamed on Assad turned out to be rebels. Al Nursa Front I believe.

    • Blaine McAvoy

      So, you are taking the word of Assad over the intelligence services of every western power? We know the Syrian AF plane that was used and have plotted its flight path from the airbase that was hit.

      • mattie2

        Ex-Irai pilots who joined ISIS/AQ rebels have been flying confiscated MIG’s over rebel held territory since 2014. The Syrian airforce also fly MIG’s.

        http://www.mercurynews.com/2014/10/17/syria-isis-flying-migs-with-help-of-iraqi-ex-fighter-pilots-activists-say/
        snip

        The Observatory said the planes, seen flying over the Jarrah air base in the countryside of Aleppo province in eastern Syria this week, are believed to be MiG-21 and MiG-23 jets. Rami Abdurrahman, director of the Observatory, said the planes have been flying at a low altitude, “apparently to avoid being detected by Syrian military radar in the area.”…The report on the IS flights in Aleppo added yet another layer of complexity to the Mideast crisis in the wake of the onslaught by the Islamic State militants. The U.S. and its allies are bombing IS bases in Syria and Iraq, where the extremists have seized large swaths of territory. During its blitz, the Islamic State group is known to have seized fighter jets from at least one air base it captured from the Syrian army in the eastern Raqqa province earlier this year. Militant websites had posted pictures of IS fighters posing next to the fighter jets, but it was unclear if they were operational.Abdurrahman said Islamic State members were being trained by Iraqi officers who had joined the group and who were once pilots under Saddam Hussein.In January, Islamic State militants also captured the Jarrah air base in Syria after bitter clashes with rival extremists and Syrian rebel groups. A mix of several Islamic rebel groups battling Syrian President Bashar Assad — including al-Qaida’s Syrian branch, the Nusra Front — had seized the base from government troops in early 2013.

  • Anonymous

    Thank you, Chuck. Yours is the only intelligent comment I’ve read here.

  • Anonymous

    Nonsense.

    • http://www.soj51.net/ 108nams

      I hope you are right, Yaspar.

  • Anonymous

    Don’t be silly people. America’s recently abandoned role in the larger world was one that would never tolerated a dictator gassing his people. This is the red line that Obama backed down on…wisely??? Hah! Reagan would have put a cruise missile in Assad’s bedroom. And what better way to let Putin know he is no longer operating in a Obama’s moral vacuum. Are the Russians going to nuke us? Hardly. The real danger of nuclear war has to do with Russia’s impudent allies like Iran and North Korea–who also need to know that we mean business.

    • Bernard Marx

      Good ol’ Ronnie, remember Lybia? …

      😉

  • disqusaccount1981

    Trump should have gone to congress on this. This was not an emergency that required a response today. It could have been put to an urgent up or down vote of congress. If Trump had gone this route it would have set a positive example for future presidents and conflicts. He missed a great opportunity here. I hope he goes to congress now, asking for a resolution defining the parameters of additional response. By congress defining the parameters the president can act within, it would send a strong message whether or not the American people want this.

    My personal opinion is that it could have been worse. I don’t like it, but it could have been ground troops. This response was probably the best possible response out of a list of bad choices. Lobbing rockets into the military base creates chaos in Syria, but also does not necessarily draw us into all out war (although it could, depending on future responses). With such a response, we don’t have a possible “Black Hawk Down” scenario, which is good.

    I also think that even though the Russians bluster about how much they hate this, they actually like it. It allows a “punishment” for Assad going a bit too far without damaging the Russian-Assad relationship. It also allows Russia to become more entrenched in Syria because of this crisis, because Assad will allow more Russian military occupation. Russia has an interest in controlling Syria, and the puppet that is Assad in order to prevent jihadis from turning Syria into another Iraq. Russia hates radicals on their border and this helps them reach their control deeper into the region.

    In the end, Russia gains from this, the U.S. is probably neutral, Assad loses a bit of power, and ISIS and its supporters lose bigger.

    • Chantal0007

      Congress? No way! Those lily-livered representatives would have been too afraid. Trump did the right thing. It sends a message without being overly provocative. Peace through strength.

    • Anonymous

      I like your reading of events here and am inclined to agree. I think we need to see what shakes out in the 24 hours or so but this is where the democrat sabotaging of our relations with Russia is very damaging to our national interests.
      I hope the democrats out there feel it was worth it should their partisan meddling cause events to blow up, for lack of a better term, where they might have been talked out otherwise. One more word to those same lefties, next time you ‘Hate Trump’ remember that is equivilent hating the U.S. in the eyes of the world, and me too for that matter, and now is not the time we need you fools to be making us look weak.
      Rich in New Mexico.

    • svh

      Let’s all pray that your assessment is correct, and I truly hope that it is. It’s still a risk to “mess with a pawn” of a nation that is a nuclear power. It’s the same scenario with North Korea being a pawn of China. It’s the grand chess game, and the potential of unintended consequences is frightening.

    • Tim Satterfield

      Nothing like telling the enemy what we are going to do in advance like ‘going to congress’.

      • disqusaccount1981

        I agree… however, there can be a closed emergency session of congress for this. This would be a point where such a session would be important. Much like the sessions that led to the Declaration of Independence. Not just anybody was privileged to the conversation.

        Authorization could be given, with the parameters of that authorization. This could be sealed until a later date. This is not unlike a FISA warrant today. We don’t have an open meeting about it, but we provide some level of accountability that can be audited on a future date.

        An important check on the absolute powers of the president is that there needs to be congressional authorization of war. It is still constitutional if this is done in a closed session. It is not constitutional if the president acts without the consent of the congress.

        • Ellie 187

          Why do you think this is war? its a warning shot across the bow… and it doesn’t automatically mean Assad would be so stupid when he is on the cusp to reconsolidate power over his country. Trump’s putting the world on notice that the US can pivot and flex its muscle when appropriate.

          IF the gassing of innocent civilians continues, I think its prudent to assume it was not Assad, he wants to remain in power. Its his opposition doing it at this point. I only hope Trump is smart enough to figure that out.

          Our strike will only draw out the obvious here. It would of been unnecessary if the prior administration didn’t leave us looking like such a weak paper tiger on the world stage, well now that respect has been restored, we can only wait and see how it all unfolds before coming to judgement.

          • disqusaccount1981

            @ellie187:disqus I appreciate your thoughts, and I acknowledge this might not even be Assad.

            However, you don’t kick the school bully in the face as a warning shot. And you don’t whack a hornets’ nest just to let them know who is boss. Such a strike is indeed an act of war. If the same thing happen against the United States, it would be considered war.

            All I am saying is that even when a good case for action is made, the constitutional requirement is the consent of congress. That is really not a high bar to cross right now. Trump could have easily secured a quick congressional approval for a limited retaliation in an emergency session of congress. This would have been the constitutionally correct thing to do. Yes, an extra step, but it would have been a clear signal that we are doing things differently than his predecessors. Also, an emergency vote would have at least given an ear to ideas like yours that this might not be Assad.

            There have been many unilateral actions taken by individuals throughout history that have resulted in all out war. The reason we have a constitutional process for approving war is to prevent some president who either loves our enemies, or is just stupid, from escalating a situation into something that could have been resolved peacefully. I don’t believe Trump fits the bill of a hater or a nut, but his compliance with constitutional order would have been a great precedent for more careless American presidents in the future.

  • Ms. Necessary Evil

    At times in the face of such a serious atrocity against mankind a leader “Must” change course and do something that his supporters will not like. After the chemical attack by Assad against defenseless people, his own people – Pres. Trump had two choices.

    Make meaningless threats and do nothing. (Like Obama).
    or
    Make a military strike to send a strong message to the dictator Assad.

    We all elected Pres. Trump to lead and make the (Hard) decisions. That is exactly what he did last evening.

    You have to ask yourself are you a true Patriot and supporter of Pres. Trump or just some wishy washy snowflake.

    Like it or not, President Trump did the right thing last evening.

    Shalom My Fellow “Deplorable Patriots”

    • Dreki

      That’s all fine and well, but first, why not offer proof it really was Assad who used the chemical weapons. We both know you can’t, you have to take the word of our higher ups. But those higher ups also said Assad was responsible for the 2013 chemical attacks, and it was proven by the UN and MIT that he was, in fact, not. It’s about time we start holding them responsible, and making them prove to us why they do what they do, instead of putting us in harms way by starting WWIII.

      • Demfoolz

        From what I have seen and heard Trump stated there was NO doubt it was Assad and his regime. I trust him until proven otherwise that that is correct. 1/2 of the country and maybe more was questioning him about that crazy tweet of accusing Obama of “wiretapping”. It was a lie and false and they wondered WHY he would do such a thing. Now look what is coming out. He was right and it’s a lot worse than just “wiretapping”. Trump is not an idiot, I do not believe he is lead by not lead by just emotions but knows this kind of thing cannot be tolerated. The action of the chemical weapons is what prompted him to change is strategic path on Syria. I stand with my President until he proves me wrong and gives me reason not to. So should all Deplorables and the rest of the American citizens, stand strong.

        • Dreki

          I’ve long been done taking people’s words for anything. Especially from our government and especially when war is involved. I don’t care who is President. We’ve been through this so many times before, how can you or anyone else sit back and watch as they say ‘trust us’? You want to believe Trump is different, and I don’t blame you there, but if he was different, he could offer up the proof. And when that happens, he can go to the UN and demand Assad face a trial at the International Court of Justice where Assad can be removed without another bomb being dropped. If the UN or Assad disagrees and the attacks continue (mind you, after we’ve seen the proof), then the people of the United States can say OK, do what you have to do.

    • Bernard Marx

      Well stated….

      🙂

  • Anonymous

    NO, but you need to show force to keep them from testing the ever expanding envelope, and from becoming an actual threat.

    • Mara natha

      It hasn’t worked over there for centuries. It never will. These people strap bombs to their own children and use their women as human shields. You are dreaming if you think this “sent anyone a message”. It did not.

      The Iraq War didn’t send a message.
      The invasion and rescue of Kuwait did not send a message.
      The death of Osama Bin Laden did not send a message.
      The elimination of the Shah of Iran did not send a message.
      The elimination of Mubarak did not send a message.

      They don’t answer their “mail”. We need to learn that and leave them alone. We cannot fix the world’s problems. We should not be involved. We should have learned that by now. This is nothing new.

    • Mara natha

      We DO need to contain them….That starts by NOT accepting ANY of their so-called “refugees” (invaders) who are only importing “their” violence to OUR shores. This MUST stop.

    • Mara natha

      Oh and they ARE an actual threat. They have exporting their people for years now, implanting this threat in our own neighborhoods. THAT is the threat that should have everyone’s attention.

  • Anonymous

    Agreed. He not only started us on the path without WWIII, he just threw all of his supporters under the bus. He is now a one term president who will be despised and hated.

    • Anonymous

      Heck, watch the Dems keep encouraging Trump to attack Syria, then try to impeach him for war crimes.

  • Domingo Cafe

    Assad tried to run end on the wrong administration! There’s a new coach in the White House and he means “business.” Anyhow, Savage is afraid of his own shadow; he’d rather bend over and let Assad drive.

    • Logan russ1122 Adams

      Trump campaigned on a platform of “America First” and “we won’t fight other people’s wars.”
      Remember that?
      He told Obama repeatedly not to even get involved in Syria. Remember that?

      You need to get your head checked, since clearly you do not remember much of anything.

  • BryanM

    Well war is hell. Pictures are always horrifying. No one wants to see dead babies. Still, why are we acting as the world’s cop? Every war has terrible things that happen. Are we supposed to get involved in all of them? Why is a chemical bomb worse than getting killed with shrapnel? Our politicians are so easily manipulated.

    • stardustsara

      Oh, please.

  • Big Abner

    Yep.

  • Anonymous

    The Democrats and their constant false drumbeat of “Trump is a Russian agent” are also at fault. It makes it very hard to talk to Putin if the liberals are constantly screaming that Trump is Putin’s stooge. Let’s either see some evidence of Trump collusion or quit with the accusations so we can actually engage in dialogue.

    • stardustsara

      We just saw that Trump is NOT a Russian agent.

  • Nunya Bidness

    We are either a country that tolerates the use of weapons of mass destruction or we are not. I FULLY support Trump. Since Assad has proven he’s willing to use weapons of mass destruction on his own people, it is reasonable to assume he is a threat to everyone, America included.

    • Bupwv Tou Alekou

      “PROVEN!!!”
      Where is the PROOF?????8

      • Nunya Bidness

        You’re just not paying attention.

  • entagor

    There was a major Sarin gas attack in the Tokyo subway 1995. The cult attackers left the containers on train floors, and punctured the containers with unbrellas. This gas therefore was not well distributed. 5000 were affected, a hundred hospitalized, 11 died. But 20% of the treating medical staff had secondary contamination from Sarin on the victims.

    search for: sc-ems dot com

    Tokyo had amateur dispersal mechanisms. Professional weapons are designed to maximize exposure

  • Mighty Mouth

    Prediction: DPRK may now be inclined to put its saber back in the scabbard.

    • jason

      on the contrary!

    • Bernard Marx

      I think this may be an “added benefit”….

      😉

  • Anonymous

    I’ll give him the benefit of the doubt on this.

  • jJohn Owens

    Remember the Maine! Forget the Context!

  • Nathan Bedford Forrest

    Why would I care if Assad is gassing Arabs? As long as they’re killing each other I’m all for it.

    • Anonymous

      Because if you do not respond when countries use gas, you are saying it is OK to do it.

    • stardustsara

      omg! you don’t care that little babies are dieing and that we have troops there who could die. My God, what planet are you from – you are a total idiot! you have no soul – please disappear

  • Anonymous

    I’m trying to find a way to salvage this because I support Trump (but losing a lot of steam in last month). Remind me, how is this in our national security interest? How is it not? I can think of more reasons for the latter.

    • stardustsara

      our agreement to ban nerve gas was broken. we have troops there who can be killed by it. who says they can’t bring it to other countries – they have no soul and must be stopped

  • Anonymous

    What if the gas is/was a big fake just like 2013? It probably is. Trump has gone from fighting against ISIS, to fighting with them against Assad. So much for sovereign nations. When you’re a general and all you have is a hammer, every problem becomes a nail. I voted for DJT. I am totally disgusted by his dishonesty and un-kept promises re: ME.

    • Anonymous

      Well, I think he kept his promise to ALL of us. He is NOT behaving like Obama

    • stardustsara

      Hasn’t broken any promises – is keeping them all. On this instance he changed his thinking because they broke agreement on nerve gas and we say little babies die – horrible. we have troops there with other countries and our troops could be killed by the gas. We have intelligence there – we just don’t do in blindly – THINK!!!

  • Anonymous

    Agree with Savage.

    • Nathan Bedford Forrest

      I’m with you. And Savage. I thought this was what Hillary would do.

    • jack ass

      Yes I agree with Savage and the Syria Chemical attack was a false flag Operation. Beware Trump you are listening to the wrong globalist people!

    • ReverendMotherOBG

      Me, too. I don’t care what the intel says (or if it says anything), this was a big mistake. ISIS is the real threat, imo, and should be dealt with as a coalition. Now they’ll use this discord to their advantage.

  • uComment

    I don’t get it either. Not sure why the change all of the sudden and rush to war.

    • stardustsara

      You are such an idiot. Please don’t show your ignorance by blogging. They have intelligence and we have troops on the ground. They broke our agreement with them with the nerve gas. Do you want to die

    • potusYUGE

      You don’t get it…we are not at war…idiot!

    • potusYUGE

      You don’t get it…we are not at war…I D I O T!

    • potusYUGE

      That is just it! You don’t get it…and you never will! WE ARE NOT AT WAR! YOU DOLT!

    • potusYUGE

      STUPID COMMENT…you absolutely do not get it!

  • Sven

    Global domination and dollar hegemony are back on the menu! Prepare for the expansion of the American Empire! So much for a weak dollar policy!

  • Anonymous

    AIPAC and its minions seem to have taken control. Bannon’s fall is ominous.

  • Detroit refugee

    I really don’t care about Syria , or Muslims killing Muslims…..should I ?

    • stardustsara

      Oh, God – what planet do you people come from. these people grow in power and come to our country and around world.

  • Anonymous

    My grandfather told me… “Never believe anything you hear, and only half of what you see.”

    This rings true today.

    Blowing stuff up yourself and blaming it on the other guy is a very old tactic to justify a war.

    Why would Syria launch a dangerous gas attack when they have ISIS on the run?

    The ONLY people that stand to benefit from this is the terrorists… and taking out Syria’s MAIN airbase is a huge help for them.

    • Anonymous

      Syria followed directions of the Russians who wanted to see if Trump was going to be like Obama. Now they know.

  • martin

    Trump launched an attack that had the potential to kill Russian soldiers in the area and possibly WW3 because he saw some pics and videos. No hard evidence, no intel, no satellite imagery, no recons, no inspection, nothing just pics he saw on tv. Think about that folks.

    • SUEBON

      HOW DO YOU KNOW THIS? Where you a fly on the wall or just a fly on a piece of *** making these remarks.

    • Mark Wheeler

      MAN YOU ARE SO IGNORANT. GET THE FACTS FIRST.

    • Kevin

      Source?

    • M.C.D

      How do you know? Are you in the intel briefings?

  • Detroit refugee

    Stay out of it…build the wall…..

  • Anonymous

    Only if Trump does not escalate by sending more troops and continued bombing. We will see in the next few days and weeks. If he continues, then for sure the neocons won, and they get their war with Russia. We will all be screwed

  • Bobby Cullari

    When I was in the USMC, war stuff was all fun and games…us vs them…good vs evil… This is why some war vets don’t like to talk about things. IT WAS FUN!
    Today, War is great for my investment portfolio! Welcome to planet earth…

  • Anonymous

    Whats the difference between being killed by chemicals, and being blown apart by a conventional bomb? Dead is dead. Far more people have been killed by conventional weapons then by chemicals, far more.

  • Red, White and Blue Matters

    Savage has vision, and as usual, he is spot on. Bombing Syria and alienating Russia makes no sense.

    Trump just became a one-term pres . . . if he lasts that long.

  • Kevin Barrett

    Thank you Michael Savage. you have restored my belief in your logical and moral mind. Yes, I believe Bannon was shown the door because it went against the political slogan of America First! Now, the neocons are in the fortress. And the Russian bear is angry.

  • Karl Wolff

    Hate to say it, but America apparently needs to get into war every 15-20 years.

  • Conspiracy_Fax

    Assad had no motive, nothing to gain and everything to lose if he used gas.
    His enemies on the ground and the western war hawks have everything to gain.

    Rand Paul is right, there is zero chance this is not a false flag.
    Trump is a traitor and an idiot if he can not see that Assad is being framed.

  • Em_ptySkin

    I’m sure this had nothing to do with McMaster because everyone praises McMaster, right? He’s such a cool guy with his book criticizing dead generals for not pressuring the political elements during Vietnam. How daring and brave of him. Oh, and, Flynn, he was the bad guy. You know, the military guy pressuring the political idiots to *** of the Muslim proxy game…

    Good call, dems, intellectuals, and defense “experts.” A few dead kids, unsubstantiated ascriptions of blame, some crocodile tears, and 59 Tomahawks into Syria. In 48 hours. This whole chemical gas attack was less convincing than “incubator babies.”

    “‘Politically remove’ what does that mean?”

    I’ll tell you what it means: “the US balkanizes groups to create proxy forces consisting of criminals and dupes that serve as a pretense for the destabilization of the target state’s political order, the goal of which is to manage the peace negotiations and the construction of a new political order” (https://posttrumpanalysis.wordpress.com/2017/03/09/from-flynn-to-mcmaster-three-dimensions-of-proxies-in-us-political-warfare/) – play hearts of iron, start a war, and make it to the peace settlements. You’ve read about the Paris Peace Conference, right?

    Stop with this constitutional criticism for a second. Everyone knows it is unconstitutional – everything is – people do not realize the US constitution ceased relevance in foreign policy prior to 1898. Think about geopolitics. This was an initiation of some kind of process, which they will not tell us about. Remember, Trump was all about strategic unpredictability. Xi was in the US…there are a lot of things that were just done; a lot of messages sent.

    Tillerson and Trump changed their opinions too quickly, and in too insincere a manner to be believable. Trump did not scheme this. This came from McMaster and/or Mattis, and probably some of their underlings. McMaster’s idea of “strategy” is manipulating proxies. The problem is the US is often the proxy.

    The US told Russia we were going to do this. They said “our support for Assad is NOT UNCONDITIONAL, but think about it first; Libya, Iraq.” The Russians almost certainly told Assad what they knew. Four casualties are reported so far. Four. Not forty, not four hundred. Four. Trump’s administration winked and said “Assad, you have to sacrifice some infrastructure.” Plus, for what it may or may not be worth, the Pentagon has said this is a “one off” and have no plans for another attack.

    Everyone knew the gas attack was *** right away; Trump shamelessly “bought” the story and shed some “tears” for the kids – it is all messaging meant to say “look, *** , we can whip up reasons for bombing you in a few days, and our people will be in the streets chanting U-S-A.” Hopefully, next it will be “now let’s talk.”

    Tillerson is going to meet with Lavrov next week. He called Lavrov to ask the Russians what they thought about the gas attack…this could still be in ruse territory. Pawns need sacrificed so other actors commit to a path dependency that allows you to advance your strategy…no doubt Assad is a pawn for Russia, the US, NATO powers, Israel, etc. The US cannot unload on North Korea, either, because they will invade South Korea. Syria might be a vent, especially with Xi in town. How is that conversation going to go tomorrow? Aren’t they going to do a press conference?

  • Anonymous

    I kind of wonder that maybe Russia was informed about this attack and with ultra conservative Mark Levin PLUS Israel approving the action, this started convincing me that maybe I need to trust Trump on this one. Didn’t Obama lie about getting all the chemicals out of Syria? Doesn’t this put the kibash on the whole Russia Trump fake news made up by the libs was well? Bottom line: We know President Trump loves this nation and wouldn’t do anything he didn’t feel advanced freedom. We can’t ignore what goes on in other places because what goes on other places doesn’t stay in other places. That would be naive and that is what Obama did and he created the vacuum in the middle east which is now a raging ISIS across the globe.

  • Howard B. Golden

    Trump was sending a message to the Chinese (Mr. Xi) and the North Koreans (Mr. Kim) by attacking Syria. Does this make any sense? It might, but only if the Chinese cut Mr. Kim loose. Otherwise, it was a stupid act!

  • Conspiracy_Fax

    This is the globalists answer to rising populism; Kill us off in world war 3

  • Anonymous

    Yep, the Saudis are behind a lot of this, and they get us to do their dirty work for them. What do they have over our leaders?

  • Anonymous

    Trump did the right thing. You peeps who think we are going to war with Russia are still living in 1943. No country wants to be at war, including ours. That said, countries need to respect the fact that if provoked we can push back. Get over yourselves. You had 8 years of ‘prissy peace’, did you like it? No. I believe in peace through strength, but I also believe you must telegraph the fact that you have the gonads to use your strength. This was a valid and strategic way to say that.

    • xcharliemoore

      What “strength”? We bombed a 3rd world country, how brave we are. I have zero belief that Assad is stupid enough to use chemical weapons so that he can incurred the rath of the US when he is winning the war, and peace talks are about to start. Trump was duped by the neocons, Israel, and the Saudis who have been trying to take Assad out for years so he can be replaced by blood-thirsty Sunnis who will genocide the Christians. That’s what’s coming folks. This was stupid.

  • Em_ptySkin

    Savage is right. Although, he’s not importing the myriad of geopolitical implications and messages this sent.

    • DTBobbyB

      You mean the message that the President of the world pulled a complete 180 and showed how his position can change on a dime. Not comforting.

      • tj

        If Obama hadn’t pulled a 180 on his Red Line, maybe Assad isn’t there or wouldn’t think he could away with it again.

        • DTBobbyB

          Obama sucked. Doesn’t justify president of the world’s decent into nation building.

      • Jaybird

        Reagan was accused of the same “cowboy” attitude, with many predictions of WWIII, and it never happened. It’s a lot of hot air at this point.
        It’s a more complicated and arguably dangerous world now than in the ’80’s, but all the major players with nukes still have nukes and here we still are.
        Not good to just sit by and let provocateurs get more and more reckless.
        History will say whether this was a significant move or not. I think not, just a “shot across the bow”, so to speak

  • FirstThingFirst

    It’s so VERY VERY CLEAR to me …..
    Why did Trump bomb Syria first and NOT north Korea first ??????
    Fabulous Trump worked out a back room deal with the evil democrats and the
    deal goes something like this …??????????????????
    If I attack Syria which you dems have been wanting for in the past 8 years then I
    will do what ” I WANT ” with north Korea even if that means I nuke them off the face
    of the earth …
    I agree with WISE Doctor Savage…..Trump should NEVER do anything that the dems would have done ….or would do !
    AMERICA IS STILL BETTER OFF BY 999999% WITH TRUMP THEN HILLARY AS PREZ BOTTOM LINE…..If china doesn’t lock up the FAT BOY in north Korea then there won’t be a FAT BOY on planet earth ….
    China won’t lockup the FAT BOY and the ” DEAL ” is that the dems won’t say a thing
    if Trump nukes the FAT BOY OFF OF PLANET EARTH !!
    I won’t be surprised if Russia targets a us navy ship because they see no
    difference between Trump and a Hillary presidency !
    John McCAIN still thinks Russia is our enemy !! While the Muslims invade America!
    —— I LOVE TRUMP AND THANK GOD WE DO NOT HAVE A HILLARY PREZ —
    ——GOD WOULD NEVER PROTECT AMERICA FROM A HILLARY PRESIDENCY–
    —–GOD WOULD HAVE ALLOWED AMERICA BE NUKED UNDER HILLARY ——-
    ——-IT’S THE MUSLIMS NOT RUSSIA WHO WANT TO NUKE AMERICA STUPID—–

    • D A

      It’s the muslims yes !

      We will soon see happen in America what is happening in Europe by the muslims already here. More of Orlando and San Bernardino unfortunately.

  • Maroon Baboon

    I like how Savage speaks with historical context. And I pretty much agree with him here.

  • Nathan Bedford Forrest

    I don’t like this one bit, but unfortunately, 8 years of incompetent foreign policy under Obama brought us to this juncture.

    • tj

      Exactly. Maybe if Obama was such a complete wuss and actually backed up his Red Line instead of saying “just kidding” and walking away, Assad wouldn’t think he could get away with again. May be a little message in it for North Korea too.

    • Anonymous

      I would argue, its been more than 8 years.

  • Bill Bixby

    It is clear that the first chemical weapon attack was not by Assad but by the FSA in a false flag attack. I have ZERO reason to believe Assad was use chemical weapons now when he as all but won the war. I don’t blame the generals, I blame Israel and their controlled government officials that cannot tolerate Assad staying in power because of their relationship with Iran. We need more Bannon and less Kushner. Trump needs to represent the people that actually voted for him – no war, build the damn wall, and keep up the economic growth.

  • Anonymous

    The evidence is there…they have released the radar tracking of the jets. There is radio communication intercepts, eye witness reports, and covert intel.

    What everyone misses here are three points:

    1) Putin stated the other day upon the release of the images of dead babies that Russia support for Assad was not “unconditional.”

    2) The US was in communication with Russia before the bombing to make sure no Russian aircraft or soldiers would be killed.

    3) And finally, the Trump Administration stated last week that regime change was not a prime concern. So Assad’s minions decide to gas their own people.

    Poison gas is a danger to US interests, you cannot allow a madman to be in control of such weapons, lest they turn up in an American city near you.

    Sometimes doing nothing only exposes you do a greater threat in the future.

    • JGoodard

      US. ‘planned to launch chemical weapon attack on Syria and blame it on Assad’ | Mail Online:

      http://web.archive.org/web/20130129213824/http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2270219/U-S-planned-launch-chemical-weapon-attack-Syria-blame-Assad.html

      1. Russia’s support, or otherwise, is irrelevant. Inserting ourselves into another nation’s mess, at the risk of further inflaming tensions and emboldening unfriendly interests is.

      2. There was scare communication with The Russians according to the administration.

      3. The Sec. of State is now saying that ‘steps are being taken’ to remove Assad. Foolishness.

      4. Mad men our those so-called leaders who headlong plung their nations into wars that do not serve their own people’s intersts. We have no interest in Syria, other than ISIS being neutralized.

  • http://exposethemall2.wordpress.com/ expose_them_ all

    I voted for Trump so things like this bombing would NOT happen! Remember he said he was going to concentrate on the US and NOT the world! Like Savage said; ‘who got to him!’ Bad move Trump!

  • Anonymous

    It seems to me President Reagan did kind of the same thing to Russia’s buddy Gaddafi and it didn’t start a war with them. It did give Libya and unmistakable message though.

    • JGoodard

      That’s a false equivalency. Reagan was responding to Libyan backed international Islamic terrorism when he sent the fighter jets in. Trump inserted the US into Syria’s civil war, where we have no direct interests, other than the neutralizing of ISIS. Our own govt. has been funding terrorists in Syria for years now, so we have no grounds to be throwing virtual signaling accusations at Assad or Russia.

  • Blaine McAvoy

    Criticism from the “Resist Movement” whose stated intent is to defy everything this administration does or seeks, is unworthy of serious consideration.

    • Guest

      A lot of now former Trump supporters are really pi$$ed off that the antiwar anti entanglement in the Middle East candidate betrayed us – nothing to do with the “Resist Movement.”

      • Jaybird

        Between the CIA (the most meddlesome entity in the world today) and the US military (largest and best-funded in the world today), there isn’t a president that steps into office that would last if they didn’t let the dogs out to play a little.
        Obama shot more missiles from UAVs than anyone ever. And he was the peaceful one.

  • GiveMeLiberty

    The world is definitely on the brink. It’s time to get right with God if you have not people because these are biblical times we are approaching.

    • Karen Bennett

      been coming for awhile now

  • Andrew Frïëdl

    But Ron Paul was just wrong for this country – remember that Mr. Savage? The one guy who was 100% against the wars, the constant foreign meddling, and regime changes, remember him? You came out against him. You said his ideas were too crazy. You came down on the wrong side of history Mr. Savage.

  • progressives_suck

    Well I would like to say you have to trust the Government with the evidence on this one, but I do have trust issues with the Government lately

  • Anne Plaks

    Just great. Another failed state. The globalists must be happy. Makes me ill.

  • Bupwv Tou Alekou

    I totally disagree with Trump’s missile strike into Syria…he has dissapointed me greatly. However, I am hoping that it was just a stunt to send messages at home and especially abroad. Don’t forget that simultaneously Trump was hosting Xi in Florida.

  • Anonymous

    I’m leaning toward the Russian’s story, that it was a chemical weapons accident. Assad has absolutely no strategic reason to attack innocent women and children like what was reported.

    Trump’s bombing of Syria could go down as the greatest Presidential blunder in the history of this country.

    What have we done!?

  • Donald Cameron

    We are all born with free will, so we will always have conflict. Some conflicts will rage into regional catastrophes.
    The use of biological and chemical weapons is forbidden. Forbidden !!!
    Syria has been a problem for sixty years.
    Russia is bordered by Islamic states and sees radical Islam as an existential threat.
    Trump knows this.
    Why doesn’t Mr. Savage

  • jason

    Where were the tough, gun loving white voters when Trump needed them? Changing the diapers of little Becky or feeding little Timmie while the ugly and fat wife had a girls night out with her lesbian friends?.

    You didnt march, you didnt punch or hit the democrats with your fist or a bat. You get what you deserve!

  • raf-1

    I look at the attack as a peace initiative. It was a response to a specific act by Syria not Russia. It was measured and directed at bringing more dialog to the UN and between Russia and the USA, Both countries would like to see ISIS removed from Syria. It gives Russia an opportunity to state clearly what they want, probably control of Syria. It gives the USA an opportunity to clearly state what they want, probably removal of ISIS. It sets the stage for Syria to determine who and how their country will be managed from today forward, probably not clear

    Holding Trump to a position that he held before the chemical weapons were used is certainly constructive dialog, but it is not the only issue at hand. Everyone, including me, wants to know the extent of Trump’s plan. We are also aware that he is not going to reveal the tactical elements since that would be counter productive. I hope it is peaceful but I also hope that he does not trust ISIS, Iran, Russia, and Syria to solve the problem. Just one opinion.

    • Anonymous

      I like Trump too, but I was told to prepare for a World War scenario almost two years ago. The swamp is deep and wide. I don’t think many of us believe the Russia influenced the election story coming from intelligence community and the old media, why are we so quick to believe Assad used chemical weapons from the exact same sources? I have read Christians and Muslims lived worked and worshipped side by side peacefully under Assad rule.

  • D A

    I’m liking Michael Savage more and more.

    The only War I wanted was a REAL war against islamic Terrorism and ISIS. It is so obvious that ISIS used the gas……and Trump bombed Assad who is our ally in fighting ISIS.

    I’m beginning to think this is the beginning of the end for the Trump Presidency. He is aligning himself with Liberals and NEOCON Rinos…….. Regime Change ala Obama-McCain ?……… single payer Socialized medicine ?……….. Nepotism…… Goldman Sachs appointees who are telling us NO TAX CUTS.

    Pretty much a 180 degree turn away from what Trumps voters put him office for.

    • Bloodaxe

      It seems that way to me too. I’m very disappointed.

      He’s still better than the demented, demonic Hildebeast from hell.

      • D A

        1000% better. We got Gorsuch.

        But I’m beginning to think that’s ALL we will get. Kushner and Gary Gohn and Wilber loss and Dina Powell virtually assure that Trump is moving towards Leftist policies…………. NOT GOOD !

        So in the end it will be as if Hillary was elected.

    • Jaybird

      52-48 margin in the senate (very thin and tenuous), hard to get much of anything through.
      This “100 Day” crap is a totally arbitrary, no proof that Trump has “turned away” from anything. Any thinking person knows that Trump was a wildcard from the beginning, just better than Clinton.
      If he can get the tax code revised to loosen the restraint on corporations so the economy can thrive and keep us out of a full-on war, he’ll have been a success in my book.
      We shall see.

      • D A

        Indeed….we shall see. I agree he was a known wild card. But the shift towards Nepotism and Liberals doesn’t bode well for anything happening that isn’t more of the Swamp.

        Trump could have gotten rid of the GW and Clinton and Obammy Deep State appointees …… but he didn’t………… Why ?

        Well his move to put Kushner, Gary Cohn, Wiber Ross, Mnuchin, Dina Powell and Preibus in shows he did in fact “turn away” very fast.

        His firing Bannon puts icing on the cake.

  • John Parker

    America first. Stop the diversionary wars and fix the broken US. This is just “hey look over there” BS.

  • http://www.facebook.com/john.barrett.188478 KSJeffersonian

    Still a total Trump sycophant. It’s not Trump. He bears no responsibility for anything. It’s all on his advisers. His advisers fought it out, and the wrong side won. Apparently Trump is nothing but a marionette, whose strings are being pulled by his advisers.

    Maybe those of us who are true constitutional conservatives were right about Trump to begin with, when we said that Trump has no core values except his own aggrandizement.

    I must also note that Savage’s praise for Wilson is yet another clue that he is really a progressive liberal who recognized that to be successful as a talk show host he had to pretend to be a conservative.

    • Jaybird

      Your grapes are sour, buddy.
      It’s an axiom of human existence that rulers get different results than they thought they would and subsequently get excoriated or deified.
      Rarely are any of those conclusions completely justified.

      • http://www.facebook.com/john.barrett.188478 KSJeffersonian

        So you apparently agree with Savage that when Trump does something good, he gets the credit, but when Trump does something wrong, it is because his advisers made him do it. It’s reminiscent of the old Flip Wilson line, “The devil made me do it.” He can’t be held responsible because he lacked the ability to go against his advisers.

        That makes you a Trump sycophant, as well.

  • http://www.tavernkeepers.com/ Sommers

    We can all blame Obama for this. He drew line after line in the sand over chemical weapons and each time he stepped back and drew a new line. Obliterating the airbase that the planes flew out of to drop those bombs seems very measured and correct. Its not wwIII nor will it be, But it most definitely is a line we wont *** out on like Obama.

  • Resist the Lies of the Left

    I heard some interesting stuff this morning that the Tyrant Obama had claimed all the chemical weapons that Assad had had been destroyed.

    This was apparently wrong.

    • Anonymous

      and that came from the same media sources that now say Assad used chemical weapons,

    • Maindrian Pace

      You mean he lied again?

      • Resist the Lies of the Left

        Apparently so. Would love to see an investigation into why Obama and Rice lied about this — what information were they reading? Was that made up or a lie too?

  • Frank

    Making an example out of a brutal dictator that viotated a chemical weapons agreement after eight years of complacency was absolutely necessary. It reiterated that Trump is no Russian puppet and makes China and North Korea re-evalutate their stance with the US. Savage talks about poking the bear? The US has been a PINATA on the world stage for nearly a decade! Trump is not trying to provoke a war or a vacuum in Syria, but after nearly a decade of the US leading from behind and Obama making red lines behind red lines and laughed at on the world stage, it was absolutely nessessary, Assad wants genocide his own defenseless citizens? It will not be tolerated any longer!

  • Debra K Shattuck

    I’m not sure what you want Michael. To close the door and let the world gas each other and behead each other and bow themselves up? Is that your plan? Then America can be the last man standing? I’m not sure it works like that.

    • colorblindwhitey

      Well said! On it’s face, the isolationist ideal sounds good. Scratch the surface, and it seems a quite short-sighted.

      • Anonymous

        Conflating “anti-imperialism” with “isolation” as you have is what’s “short sided” actually, unless you’re just intentionally being disingenuous. .

    • Jaybird

      By this logic, there is not one nefarious death in the world that we can NOT respond to. You really want to go there?
      I make an over-the-top reponse to your over-the-top comment.
      In my opinion, if we’re not being attacked, we should think long and hard about staying put and minding our own problems. The occasional strike makes us not seem completely predictable (telegraphing our actions makes it more likely that someone will attack us).
      There’s danger in letting the generals have too much input.
      They’re pre-disposed to use their instincts and training.

      • Debra K Shattuck

        I agree. But at some point someone has to take action. Trump made his point. He did what Russia should have done. What was their job to do. We are not the policeman of the world but neither can we stand and watch when it’s right in front of us.Generals do what generals do. They also know the toll. Trump ‘s generals are not Obama’s generals any more.

  • Billyrapedme

    The war is against liberal progressives here in the U.S.

  • Anonymous

    I’m a big Trump supporter — and have been since he announced. I had concerns about this attack, but as for claims that he ran on NOT doing stuff like this, remember that he did criticize Obama for not acting after drawing a red line.

    And chemical weapons seem like a good line, even if Trump didn’t announce it, first.

    • Stewie Steve

      Hey robbing a gas station, don’t think you need to draw a line with war crimes, we drew a line with North Korea, stop launching rockets and they keep doing it

  • Anonymous

    My concerns are an apparent lack of proof it was Asaad and how it might escalate problems with Russia.

  • Bernard Marx

    Wow, this post of Uncle Mike’s lit up the board like I haven’t seen in a while!

    Well, what do we have…Could this be TRUMP’s “Wag the dog” moment? To put to bed the (FALSE ) narrative of Russia/Trump campaign collusion to win the election? And flush it from the news cycle?

    Or President TRUMP making good on a promise (for not the best reason) to not broadcast our intentions to the enemy of a strike – like the 0-man liked to do.

    I sense he loves children,and does have a genuine heart – yet risk full-fledged war with Russia?

    Just tossing things out there , I give him the benefit of the doubt – his instincts have been on the mark quite a bit.

    It DOES send a signal(like “shot heard ’round the world”) and quite ballsy while hosting the president of China here….listening China ,and by extension – North Korea? …..

    😉

    • Stewie Steve

      I’m sure the US showed the sat tracking of the jet that did the chem drop, it doesn’t matter who did it, Asad or false flag, the airbase is now gone with minimal human loss of life, Russia will get onboard or figure out who did the bombing and snuff it out

      • Bernard Marx

        Agreed…..

  • Anonymous

    On the positive side:

    * It kinda tears apart the liberals’ argument that Trump is colluding with Russia.
    * It sends a message to China and North Korea
    * It seems to have bolstered our alliances with several countries in the Middle East.

    • Los2000

      Don’t worry, the libbies will find another dead horse to beat before the end of the week.

  • Joe A Gonzalez

    If there be war, let we fight it – you don’t think this gender neutral IPhone generation of geniuses are up to it do you?

  • Anonymous

    Dr. Savage’s monologue just may have drilled down to the truth. Pictures of dead gassed babies are horrific no matter where. But, when is it the U.S. government’s moral or constitutional responsibility that the U.S. military has a duty to avenge such terrible acts that occur daily throughout the world . . . is it because we can? If so, how long is the list of targets and does Raytheon have sufficient production capacity to build an infinite supply of Tomahawk Block IV cruise missiles?

    • Stewie Steve

      Jobs Jobs Jobs, I don’t think any military stuff is made in China or Mexico

  • Ian Galbraith

    Agree!!! 100%

  • http://www.cliftonsla.com/ AJ in CA -♘/♞

    God bless Dr. Savage for his uncompromising clarity in these troubled times.

  • JimSmith

    This is a huge betrayal of all of us by Trump.

    • Croaker

      YES!. Assad and the RUssian should be allowed to LIE to OBAMA and Hillary about getting rid of their chemical weapons!

      They should be allowed to attack woman and children whenever they want with wmd’s

      We should still be cowering I mean leading from behind!

      • JimSmith

        1) Assad didn’t use chemical weapons 2) Assad didn’t attack women and children 3) Even if he did America is not the world policeman 4) Even if America was world policeman we should follow the Constitution. Don’t be a moron. Savage is right.

  • Croaker

    IDIOTS!.. There isn’t going to be any war with Russia.
    Putin will talk a big game and do NOTHING. Putin isn’t that stupid.

    • CaKe

      Assad didn’t do this because of exactly that. He’s not that stupid.

  • Croaker

    Putin and Russia cannot even begin to challenge a DETERMINED United States military even with China’s help.

    • 13thGenPatriot

      You have not been paying attention to nuclear stockpiles. Under Obama, they were reduced while other nations increased theirs.

      • Croaker

        Don’t need nuclear.. Unless they go there, which they wouldn’t

    • Anonymous

      Putin is smarter than we are.

      • Croaker

        No, just you

  • Anonymous

    What would happen if America went to war with Mexico? Russia is just another Mexico but with nuclear arms. It all works on a bribe system with Putin at the top.

  • Mike Ross

    it wasn’t the generals. We all know who got Bannon removed from the NSC and who took a strange I’ll-defined trip to the Middle East last week. C’mon Michael.

    • Anonymous

      Bannon may (or may not) be removed, but he still attends the meetings.

  • CAPTAIN DEPLORABLE

    I’d say we are about to find out what China, Russia, and Iran have to say about all this.

  • chasb

    Brilliant as always!…This was a humanitarian effort and a complete end around on NATO and the UE, not to mention a “line in the sand” and notice to ALL the world….WE’RE BACK ON THE BLOCK. To all those who can’t seem to figure out what’s going on in the world/(USA) today and can’t decide how to decipher the Trumpian administrative action’s…on anything! Quit trying to read into it so complicatedly. That’s what and how the embedded and the deep state want you to think. Remember, there is only the leftist, commie, zionist/globalist’s….and then there’s the Trumpian nationalist populist’s. And within the latter sanctum will and forever stand the righteous!

  • Pamella Draughn

    John Kerry lied!

  • Mistrol

    Most of the people are still missing the point. Why is the US backing Saudi Arabia and Qatar? The whole pretext of this war is having to do with a oil pipe line through Syria to Turkey. Dolphin Pipeline. US backs ISIS? Why isnt ISIS attacking Israel?

    • steve bichler

      Lets not forget that Syria will not allow a Central Bank in Country

  • Maindrian Pace

    We are immensely more powerful than Russia, Russia respects power, power has been demonstrated. A twofer. Putin will not go to war with us, he’s not a nice guy but he’s not a fool either.

    • CaKe

      You are a fool to think that way! Utter fool!

      • Maindrian Pace

        Fruit with whipped cream is better than cake, you sugary slab of diabetic death on a plate.

  • Anonymous

    Dr. Savage’s monologue just may have drilled down to the truth. Pictures of dead gassed babies are horrific no matter where. But, when is it the U.S. government’s moral or constitutional responsibility that the U.S. military has a duty to avenge such terrible acts that occur daily throughout the world . . . is it because we can? If so, how long is the list of targets AND does Raythone have the production capacity of building an infinite supply of Tomahawk Block IV cruise missile?

    • Joshua Jackson

      pretty sure Tomahawks are stockpiled in Earl, New Jersey, Damnick, Va, among other places.

      • Thoughtcriminal

        Stockpiles run out if take more out than you put back in.

  • duvidl

    It it’s limited, it will serve well to announce to NKorea and Iran that Obama is no longer running the country.

  • Jonathon Sanders

    I’m going to go with Trump on this one. While I understand the concern about false flags and whether this was a setup, the reality is that this is a world we live in and Obama has been soft on that world for 8 years.

    With North Korea, China, ISIS, Iran, etc.. all nipping at the heels of a weak America wondering if Trump is a blow hard or a follow through, I think it was in the best interest of America for the administration to make a VERY clear message – this is a new sheriff and a new day. I will strike with fast, fierce and fiery means and obliterate you if you become a threat.

    To those who want America first, how do you think you stay that way when the world sees you as vulnerable? Without a strong message the distractions of other nations would keep Trump’s administration from focusing on America at home. Was Assad really at fault for what happened? Probably not but Assad is no innocent man and his government is highly complicit in a lot of problems. This was a freebie way of sending a message. Like chopping off a couple of heads to save the necks of hundreds more who won’t dare go fight now.

    • Anonymous

      You’ve got to be kidding. Where do you think all the weapons and munitions used to destroy the Syrian state came from? Without the US, there would be no civil war in Syria. Trump has hurt himself politically with this.

      • Jonathon Sanders

        Not kidding at all. What do you suggest? Working alongside Assad to clear out the CIA rebels? That sends the absolute wrong message. He can prevent the movement of more weapons and training into the rebel’s hands but Assad is not innocent and the rebels fighting him are doing so with clear motive regardless of who is backing them. Keep in mind, different administration here.

        Syria is one of the knots tying a group of very dangerous countries with dangerous motives together. Hitting at that knot sent a very strategic message and no retaliation by those forces. This is saber rattling at its finest! We have seen plenty of rhetoric over the last decade and now when put to the test you see unpreparedness. In the game of chess, the move went to the other side but they couldn’t even respond.

        Now N. Korea is talking smack and about to get their teeth knocked in and for good reason. Again, we aren’t talking about trade wars or land disputes. We are talking about leaders in countries that consistently spout “Death to…” messages at other countries. Right, wrong or indifferent no one should be rushing to Assad or Kim Jong-Un’s defense here and crying “unfair.” They are evil men whose time has come and the world will pick up what is left. Trump has just upped the timetable for the inevitable and caught everyone off guard. If that tips the balance then so be it.

  • Mistrol

    Who is support ISIS? Why is Trump in the back pocket of Saudi Arabia? Was this because Saudi Arabia was going to sell US Treasuries? How did US get involved in SYRIA. Is the US backing ISIS to counter Russia? Doing the devils deeds.

  • Hallelujah49

    You can handle people and their clothing 30 minutes after they are exposed to sarin gas. The emergency personnel were not at risk.

  • Anonymous

    So now anytime they want to draw the US into striking Assad all they need to do is conduct another false flag. Instead of stopping the use of more chemical weapons this will guarantee their future use.

    • CaKe

      Kinda what I’m seeing.

    • bite me u

      and escalation

    • Anonymous

      Ironic isn’t it that the one thing Obama didn’t do wrong, Trump just did. In reality that’s faint praise given that Obama continued and escalated the covert efforts to arm and supply the ‘moderate’ terrorists who are our allies in Syria. I can hardly say how disappointed I am in Trump. Terribly, terribly disappointed.

  • paul

    Savage, one of a small handful of true wise, sage and rational voices remaining in the country.

  • George Smith

    Sorry to the critics, but we needed to blow somebody up and put NK, Iran, China, Russia, and the other thugs on notice that Trump WILL act if needed, that he is not Obama. This was a good chance to do it….good move.

    • Rocketman

      Hmmm. Perhaps. But, why do you think no one is shouting today to see the “smoking gun” evidence Assad used gas on his people, in a similar fashion Trump’s detractors have been screaming on everything else? This doesn’t smack of a neocon/globalist/lib media cabal to you? Note how gleeful “Capt. Queeg” from AZ and his SC girlfriend are this morning. Makes me want to puke. I await the actual evidence. Assad is winning against the Islamists. Why even consider such an action at this juncture? He’s not desperate. He’s winning.

    • Anonymous

      I hope you are right. I can’t argue with your logic. Let’s hope it stays at this.

  • TruthHurts

    I truly believe Trump was 100% motivated by doing the honorable thing in launching missile strikes against Syria – we cannot allow gassing of children. Even Hitler in WW2 did not use nerve agents when bombing London, despite having the technology to do so.

    My concern is that Trump may be getting intel/advice from deep-state types that motivated by corporate war profits, rather than being motivated by humanitarian concerns. Has anybody checked to see if the Halliburton contracts are getting close to expiring in Iraq? We really cannot afford another trillion-dollar, debt-fueled quagmire in the Middle East. Something seems fishy about this whole thing, but it’s not Trump. Just my opinion.

  • Deplorable Trump Voter

    I am a Trump voter but I agree with Mr. Savage the deep state globalists have gotten to him adios America get ready for the one world UN One World government in 2030. We most people will be slaves. The GOPe and the democrats are the same. You should be tired of them. I hope this upcoming primary some new good conservatives get elected to both the house and the senate. Savage is right they have handcuffed Sessions and let a career criminal like Hillary Clinton go free by making Nunez recuse himself from the investigation. Do you honestly believe that the GOPe are not apart of it?They never thought Trump was going to win.

    • bite me u

      the right-left paradigm is a fraud for idiots,they all work for the same boss,the banksters and the rest of the corporate NWO crowd

  • http://www.breitbart.com/2016-presidential-race/2016/07/22/global-airing-clinton-cash-documentary-breitbart-email-sign/ Anonymous

    AP has an article listing off the reactions of a bunch of nations and there’s a surprising amount of support. This also helps quash the Putin/Trump buddy/buddy accusations. In fact, President Trump may have just prevented a BS impeachment based on “ties to Russia”. All the neocons and half the dems support his decision. I think this was mostly a political move and not a bad one. Maybe it will help him get things done. He’s done a lot of good so far. Far more than bad. How soon we forget. Now 85% of his supporters are against him this morning. No wonder the Left almost took over the country. At least they stick together. Conservatives self divide so they can be conquered. President Trump just sent a message that he don’t play. And the timing; having dinner with Xi and immediately after, the missiles go off. As of this morning, a lot of people and nations that have been against him for two years, approve. If it takes blowing up an evacuated airbase(because he warned them) to get some approval from people and nations who matter, unlike us keyboard commandos and some talking heads on the radio, then so be it. Russia ain’t gonna do squat. More than half of their military equipment breaks. If they tried to nuke us, chances are, some of the nukes would explode right over Russia, N Korea style. With as much approval this has gotten by other nations, Russia wouldn’t dare. But hey, paranoia gets ratings.

    • Anonymous

      He attacked a sovereign nation that didn’t use gas on it’s own people.
      Assad is not the problem, the globalists who wan the Qatar/ Turkey Pipeline is.
      The arab spring was designed to fast track this pipeline.
      Assad said NO to the pipeline and the NWO.
      That is why we fund, train and arm, the FSA/ISIS/AlCIAda

      • bite me u

        I think you came as close to nailing it as we can with the info we have

    • Anonymous

      ‘Ties to Russia’ is simply not an impeachable offense. If the Democrats ever revert to their traditional anti-war stance, any republican is going to come up with the short end of that stick. If Trump continues his transformation into Bush 44 someone like Tulsi Gabbard could certainly give him a run for his money. She’d have my vote for sure. Of course this is predicated on the assumption that we’ll have another election.

  • Anonymous

    How do you explain satellite images that show the planes loading from the building at the air base, flying to the victim city and returning to the air base?

    • Tbone Agitation

      One of dozens of sorties flown throughout the day. This was a border town, planes turn around there as part of their normal flight patterns. Don’t be so quick to deal out death as judgement.

  • http://www.knightstemplarinternational.com/ Crusader

    The cruise missile strike on the Syrian airbase that launched the nerve gas attack on the Syrian civilians will prevent war, not lead to it.

    • Anonymous

      I hope you are right.

    • Anonymous

      The only thing that prevents war is bending over to the USA and Israel.

  • RAO

    Conservative “peacenicks” like Savage and Rand Paul miss the point…This was a Russian and Syrian test of Trump tolerance… how far would Trump let them go to establish control? Clear, decisive, immediate answer…not there. Refreshing after 8 years. Chemical weapons are a dangerous terror threat. And as we know from the 1995 Japan Aum Shinrikyo attack, sarin is easy to make. Using them with impunity would signal others to do the same, maybe in a crowded US stadium with much greater effect. Bold, gutsy, immediate response, sending a message to Russia, Syria, NKorea, Chinese and terror networks everywhere the US will act – essential to stability. The US red-line was set long ago – and we failed to act when crossed. Not anymore world…we don’t want war, but cross a line that threatens our interests, beware. Sit back and complain like cowards in fear, Mr. Savage, and you will bring a much more wrath upon this nation. We lost credibility to act in US interests over the last 8 years. Thank God we have a leader willing to take a stand. Limited, targeted, specific, response we had to take or allow mayhem in Syria to spread. And by the way, Democrats, were is your Russian-Trump conspiracy now? Brilliant move.

    • Anonymous

      I hope you are right. I doubt you are.

    • Anonymous

      Sounds great …except, Assad didn’t gas his own people. You forgot that part.

      • ThePoint

        That doesn’t really matter in the context of what RAO said.

        When the mere allegation of impropriety gets you bombed, you know you’d better come correct when dealing with the U.S. from then on.

      • Anonymous

        And the alleged 500,000 killed and millions of refugees? Were those just part of the same ruse?

      • RAO

        Tracking chemical weapons preparation procedures, weapons loading, flight tracks, and confirmation procedures for use are very specific events…very traceable. You can “conspiracy theory” this all you want, but there would be no reason to act without this very specific information. If it was ISIS or somebody else, wouldn’t that help justify more action against them? Having done this for a living, and understanding the ramifications of failing to act, I would ask for your evidence to back your claim.

  • Anonymous

    Trump screwed up bad.
    He just allowed Globalism in the form of the Qatar, Turkey Pipeline to become reality.
    No issues with Assad.
    We just attacked brutally, a sovereign nation with a democratically elected president.
    Assad, told the NWO to screw
    Assas said NO to the pipeline.
    The arab spring, allows the pipeline through those countries, Syria was the final country to stand against it.
    The FSA is ISIS is Alquadea, is funded by the US.
    I am embarrassed to say I voted fro Trump.

  • Ryker2009

    knock out a strategic airbase in order to fight ISIS-big picture

    • JackSplat

      Huh?

      • mattie2

        Our US cruise missiles blew up the Syrian military’s airbase in Homs, which was key to fighting the so called “rebels.” So I think Ryker is suggesting that we took out Assad’s military airbase which was successfully beating and vanquishing AQ-Al Nusra in Syria. ho hum.

  • Shadrach/Hananiah

    Flow chart: Jesuit’s General (Black Pope)>Knights of Malta>black ops (Mossad/CIA – best guess – keeping in mind 99% of innocent and compartmentalized agents being misled)>”fixed wing” aircraft with Syrian flag utilized>Assad framed>Fox News least well liked anchor gains broadcast duties>images of Tomahawk missiles and launches “program” the viewers

  • bite me u

    Trump is not doing the things he promised,when he backed off of arresting and jailing Clinton I knew the American people had been tricked once again,here comes the new boss same as the old boss!

    • Anonymous

      He never promised to arrest and jail Clinton. There are dozens of rallies during which people chanted lock her up and he never met that with a sign that that was one of his priorities. It was amusing at best. What sort of moron would want months/yrs of the political circus which would surround prosecuting that hag. Put all else on back burner? She deserves jail, or worse, but this country is a wreck.

      • bite me u

        you must be stupid……he only promised it a hundred times!………lmao

  • Marvelous

    It was proven ASSAD forces did not use chemicals on his people back in 2013 – the rebel faction did. I am a Trump supporter, however 100% evidence should have been collected before, if any, attacks on Syria were ordered. Why would Assad do such a stupid thing and bring down wrath upon himself when ISIS is so close to being taken out in Syria and Iraq? Just last week Trump stated his goal was not to oust Assad from power – THIS COULD VERY WELL BE A FALSE FLAG EVENT TO CHANGE THAT DECISION. LOOK WHAT HAPPENED WITH FALSE FLAG INFO ON WMD’S IN IRAQ.

  • Lucian

    I think it’s time for a new war. Cull a few hundred million people, redraw some lines, remind people where they are from and where their loyalties should lie, and in the process, eliminate leftists everywhere. It would be awful, terrible, bloody carnage. But afterwards, flowers grow and birds chirp.

  • kek

    I didn’t vote for Trump to militarily meddle in foreign middle east civil wars. I voted for Trump the Nationalist candidate however it appears Trump the President has been overtaken by the Globalist Washington Establishment. Any possibility to establish a peaceful relationship with other world powers looks very dim.This is a sad turn of events.

    • mattie2

      I agree 100% with you. The main reason I even bothered to vote in this past election because Trump gave me hope that as an outsider he would get America back on track healing itself domestically and stop being the world’s policeman being led by the nose by the military defense industry. With Trump’s reckless attack on Assad – based on no proof – Trump has lost my faith completely. He’s sold out to special interests in the Swamp.

  • Sam Wise

    For Christ’s sake, who STILL doesn’t know that ISIS, which was created and funded by USA, is responsible for chemical attack? They want Syrian oil and minerals, so they create a “Syrian” boogeyman as enemy for excuse to attack Syria. The real problem is the CIA, not the leader of Syria.
    This is just more abuse of US taxpayers and innocent victims in Syria.
    Stop playing their game by withholding funding of these CIA terrorists.
    WHAT IS TAXED d ot c om

  • Truthbsaid

    Russia has been getting more aggressive on the world stage because of 8 years of complete weakness under Obama.Now the whole world is in disorder.Obama and Hillary own this.Sweden,germany,italy will be forever changed.Radical islamists will now have foothold in Europe.Trump did the right thing because Putin and the Radical islamists and dictators only respect strength.i’m quite sure you will not see another Chemical attack in the foreseeable future.I would also bet the little fat Lunatic running N.korea will think twice about shooting more missiles into the ocean.

    • SuckMyWake

      Spot on. China has also been throwing their weight around – testing the waters, seeing how far they can go. This may do nothing to Assad or Syria, but hopefully it sends Russia and China a message that there are places you may want to go that will end in war. Obama does own this. His weakness could have had no other outcome. US soil does not have to be physically invaded for the US to be devastated. Russia could push through Europe again, or China could roll over Japan, Taiwan and the Philippines and we would never recover. This is just step #1 in preventing that from happening.

  • Damian Brennan

    Idiotic hawks. Does Assad really want to commit suicide… come on. Its all deception to justify more war and to prop the petrodollar. Thank you Generals… please continue to deceive yourselves.

    • Anonymous

      McCain went to Syria for a ‘secret’ meeting with Obama’s moderate ISIS members. I wonder what they might have talked about?

  • Anonymous

    We support president Trump 100%. I for one will wait and see how this plays out, before making judgment.

    • John Willson

      He’s the one that should have waited–to find out who really did the chemicals.

  • Anonymous

    I was a huge Trump supporter…past tense. Rand Paul 2020 – If we still have a country.

    • PresidentTRUMPStyle

      Oh shut up….Rand is weak. Even weaker than Obummer was.

      • Anonymous

        At least he supports the Constitution, unlike President Orange..

    • eDeplorabisUnum

      WE NEED TO PRIMARY TRUMP — his insult and derision shtick won’t work next time.

    • Brandon

      Too late.

    • Sybil Luddington

      And he’ll never win.

  • http://batman-news.com GregJustice

    Trump is unquestionably becoming much friendlier with the establishment. Establishment Republicans have been pushing for protracted military action in Syria for quite some time. They also want more spending in Washington which looks to be on its way.

    Ultimately, the establishment path is a road to nowhere.

    • lost in twilight zone

      Ha, ha, … For Christ’s sake, who STILL doesn’t know that I S I S, which was created and funded by USA, is responsible for chemical attack? They want Syrian oil and minerals, so they create a “Syrian” boogeyman as enemy for excuse to attack Syria. The real problem is the C I A, not the leader of Syria.
      This is just more abuse of US taxpayers and innocent victims in Syria.
      Stop playing their game by withholding funding of these C I A terrorists.
      WHAT IS TAXED d ot c om

      • snotfinger

        syria only produces 30,000 barrels of oil a year, hardly enough for one gas station. otherwise you’re on the right track. the rebels are funded by qatar and the saudis, who want to build a pipeline through syria. google ‘qatar pipeline’.

  • Anonymous

    The world has a new set of Balls! Trump 2020!

    • Anonymous

      You’re an idiot, Syria was framed, this is a false flag, Trump has blood on his hands. If you want to know if this is a good thing or not, see who’s cheerleading this bombing: Hillary Clinton, ISIS, McCain and the neocon ilk.

    • Anonymous

      Syria was framed, this is a false flag, Trump has blood on his hands. If
      you want to know if this is a good thing or not, see who’s cheerleading
      this bombing: Hillary Clinton, ISIS, McCain and the neocon ilk.

    • Anonymous

      I’m not voting for him again, look who he’s brought into the whitehouse: Jared Kushner, now Jared is bringing in the architect of the TPP and Obamacare, like the worst people ever. Ivanka secretly meeting with the President of planned parenthood in order to convince her dad to give tax payer money to murder minorities.

      We supposedly elected a conservative and wound up being run by globalist democrats.

  • Anonymous

    Very well said!

  • Texas Patriot

    Big picture, guys n gals. This was a surgical strategic strike, in many ways. Trump gives the order, then sits down to dinner and photo ops with China leader. Smiles all around. Messages are being sent to NK, Iran, Syria, Russia, the American Press, the American Intelligence agencies, the UN, the Dems, and to a Muslim 9th Circuit Judge in Hawaii. Trump inherited a worldwide swamp, not just a little cesspool in D.C. Time to grow up, Dr. Savage and listeners. And don’t squeal to me about the potential costs of carrying a big stick. As a military officer and vet from a military family, I do understand.

    • Catman Can

      It is you Texas chainsaw massacre that needs to grow up. We don’t need to solve our problems by killing millions of people. Iraq war 1,000,000 children murdered. Madam Albright “it was worth it”. She pimped out our children to murder their children. VA ” we are sure to make it to retirement now”. A complete mad house. A war time veteran.

    • Anonymous

      Roger that.

  • Anonymous

    If we had wanted war we would’ve elected Hillary.

  • Damage Split

    It was said before. Trump needed to drain the swamp before he was consumed by it.

    I believe it’s also because the establishment went to war with Trump first, to strip his veneer and his integrity, particularly in his way of standing up to entities such as the deep state.

    This was a set up, as far as I can tell. Well-funded terrorists and those that gave birth to them knew how to change the debate. This is sickening to the ends of the earth.

  • Anonymous

    Right now, the Weekly Standard has a triumphalist article by uber-neocon Elliott Abrams. Unlike the post-American liberal Abrams, Savage is an American, and thus realizes that Trump was elected to represent and defend America and Americans, NOT to be “leader of the free world”.

  • Guest

    Bring Steve Bannon back, prosecute democrats who want war as the warmongers they are. They allow the US to be invaded by muslims and illegals, but they want to take out all the middle east dictators who have kept the radical muslims under control. The dems are traitors.

  • Charles Martel Infidel-Goy

    Neo-Cohenservative (((Abrams))) loves Trump’s choice! Even thoguh Abrams was previously attacking him http://www.weeklystandard.com/the-strike-at-syria/article/2007579

  • Eric

    No Mike, we should just let Russia do whatever the hell it wants, right? Yeah, lets wait until they’re more powerful so it makes it even harder to engage them. Great idea.

  • Michael Horn

    See the article: “Just as Dumb” and what’s long been foretold is coming to the US.

  • Anonymous

    If we had to put Barron on the front lines, I am betting there would be no attacks unless absolutely necessary.

  • Snoosnoo

    Trump does not appear to be the man who he claimed to be. He has become a politician like Hillary, Bush and Bill. Trump is not getting his way with congress so he has to do something. What does a Republican do when he can’t get anything done in-house, he goes to war.

  • Molly Katt

    So I gather you people who voted for the guy believed what he said? Surprised?

    • Anonymous

      Yes. And he is dojng exactly what he said he would.

      • Molly Katt

        No, he is not. Haven’t paid much attention have we?

      • Molly Katt

        “The president must get congressional approval before attacking Syria – big mistake is he does not!”
        -Donald J Trump – 8/30/2013″

  • NitneLiun

    When John McCain and Lindsay Graham applaud you, you know you’ve done something wrong.

    • Neo2

      Agreed…when the USS Forrestal Killer is on your side, look out!

  • John Willson

    Way to go, Savage! America First is not, and I mean never, in favor of bringing out the bombs at what amounts to a small provocation, that probably wasn’t the work of Assad in the first place. I don’t know if it was the generals–it looks like neo-con establishment to me (see marco Rubio’s reponse)–but you are doing your job and holding the President’s feet–and mouth–to the fire!

  • Ron MacDonald

    Russia doesn’t have the economy to sustain a war with a major power.

    • Anonymous

      Neither do we.

  • itsallonething

    hey savage,they be buzzing us for too long, what, you want to just back down every
    time? this Putin needs to know hes a short little wimp and hes gonna
    get a beat down, you gone soft Mike, get out of the way bro

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    • ninemm

      Are they buzzing us in the Gulf of Mexico or Chesapeake Bay? Off the coast of California perhaps?

  • BP

    “War is a Racket” !! Don’t believe what you see on TV…it’s a Twilight Zone, theater for you to follow their will. Russia is not our enemy….. the little FAT boy in N. Korea is! Trump has traders all around him.

  • Safe Space Invader ™

    No way whatsoever to prove whose chemical weapons those were.

    This rush to war is disgusting.

    Trump probably is just another con man after all.

    • TheQuarry

      You have to trust what the President and military leaders of your own country tell you, unless there is clear reason not to. The planes were on Assad’s air force base and flew out of there. Why should we think they weren’t his planes?

      • ninemm

        Trust what is told to you by those in power. Ah yes, the slave runs deep in you . . .

        • Anonymous

          As if your trust in ??? is somehow more valid. It is certainly possible that Mattis is a warmonger under the thumb of neocons coercing Trump into a a war with Russia. That’s the direction your mind leans. Myself, i tend to hope this is a a very limited posturing move. The last 7 yrs of looking the other way were a disgrace to me, however. If i suspect my neighbor beats his wife I wouldnt act like all is buddy buddy.

  • ricardoh

    My problem is I tend to believe Syria’s version of the gas attack before I would believe Turkey’s. That whole area is so messed up it is hard to tell who is killing who anymore. A one of bombing of the airbase could be worse.

    • Rafa Petersen

      We don’t have to believe anyone. Sryia said all the CW were gone. . . .Russia said all the CW were gone . . . …the CW were delivered by fixed wing aircraft . . only Syria and Russia operate fixed wing aircraft in the area. . .. If Russia didn’t drop the CW then Syria did. . . period. We don’t have believe anyone but our eyes. . . . and unless you think all those CW victims were acting, then we don’t need to trust Turkey or anyone else. Ricardoh, you are fool , stop it. .you have embarrassed yourself. .

  • Croaker

    YES!. Assad and the Russians should be allowed to LIE to OBAMA, Hillary and the world about getting rid of their chemical weapons!

    They should be allowed to attack woman and children whenever they want with wmd’s

    We should still be cowering I mean leading from behind!

  • TheQuarry

    Letting Russia claim the Middle East as their own is a bad idea. You don’t want to let them say everything is theirs and we won’t resist because we’re afraid war might start. It paints you into a corner and makes war inevitable.

    • Hans Pcguy

      You get my “post of the day” award. Probably the best analysis of the situation I have read, albeit only a segment of the situation.

  • snotfinger

    I’m not convinced Assad did it. I assume it was an ISIS stockpile that was hit and exploded, since it was Hillary that authorized the Sarin gas found in Iraq to be given to Syrian rebels. Either way, I have no problem with dead muslims. The more the better.

    • adrshepard

      Nearly every western defense expert quoted in publications in multiple countries agree that it was a chemical gas attack launched from the air. Striking a chemical weapons stockpile would not have dispersed the gas in such a way that would cause as many casualties as they did, especially if it was sarin.

      Do you think it likely they are deliberately lying while Russia and Assad are the only ones telling the truth?

      • https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100012732582529 Johnny Valentine

        “Nearly every western defense expert…”

        This is referred to as an appeal to authority.

        • adrshepard

          Exactly. It’s a reference to several people who are authorities on chemical weapons. All of them say it was airstrike-deployed chemical attack.

          If you want to break down dialectic barriers, even Plato admitted that while lots of people thought they knew everything, those with expertise in their fields did know their craft.

  • UrsofakingDummb

    This is an official screw up by Trump. Have the Neo-Conservatives and the left even considered the ramifications of war? If we’re not being directly threatened, why go to war?

    • Neo2

      Without taking an opinion on this current situation, I’d rather dismantle your comment….

      You are using Nancy Pelosi-like reasoning. “If we aren’t threatened, stay out”.

      So, at what point in WW II would you have engaged the enemy? Would it be after Hitler’s heavy water experiments and research had created a nuclear weapon and NYC was blown up?

      If there is an evident screw-up it’s your commenting on something with no historical perspective.

  • Rafa Petersen

    Michael, I am a big fan, but you are wrong here…. sorry

    • Neo2

      Reason(s) he is wrong?

  • Anonymous

    Brilliant commentary on a war we don’t want and a war we cannot win.

    Russia is larger than the US and a proud people much as we are. Military confrontation will serve no purpose but to kill millions, and enrich the military industrial complex. If we continue along this path, this will not be a proxy war in Syria. Putin and the Russians understand this as well.

    Trump, however, shows his brilliance again. He bought alot of “street cred” for $58 million dollars. Destroyed an airbase, showed he will use force quickly and decisively, and did that with virtually no political consequences and minimal loss of life. Dems can’t argue…and Russians ? are they going to go to war over a Syrian airbase when no Russians died ? Maybe we became the world’s policeman again, but things were alot worse when we weren’t walking that beat.

    • michael mchale

      One missile strike I don’t think qualifies as being “back on the beat” anymore than it means “boots on the ground”. But I do like the unpredictability element here. Counter punch fast and hard–and then get out. For even mohamadens know when they have to stay on their toes.

  • Anonymous

    Hey, all you false flag fans.

    Can you please provide evidence for your claims? Something the rest of us can verify? You know….facts?

    • adrshepard

      There aren’t any. They only speculate about motives and how these events fit or don’t fit in with them.

      The chemical attack was definitely caused by an airstrike. The Russians wouldn’t do it, the US could never get away with it even if it wanted to, so that only leaves Assad.

    • Thrill22cl

      Take your evidence and stick it where the sun doesn’t shine. Truth does not exist anymore so we now follow our last politician to trust. Ron Paul is the only evidence I need. U keep rolling forward with a govt that has been nazi like for the past 20 years.

      When the war starts at home I want u to remember this talk. It’s coming.

      • Anonymous

        I hope you understand that your answer simply proves my point.

        BTW, the war at home started years ago. Men like Randy Weaver and Cliven Bundy have been fighting for us for decades. Somehow I doubt I’ll ever see your name in the news.

  • TheQuarry

    Russia wants to control Syria because they want to control the region. Syria has no oil to speak of. So why do they want the country? They want military access to Israel. Russia wants to control the Middle East and they know Israel is the lynchpin.

    • Skorzeny44

      Russia has been in Syria for decades… there is nothing new about them being in Syria, and it isn’t some neocon fantasy about them being after poor little Israel.

      • lapin.grove

        Since the early 1960s.

    • lapin.grove

      WRONG!

  • https://plus.google.com/116387997972306929386 Mihail Mantakas

    The Washington Establishment has reasserted control. First Flynn and now Bannon. All that are left in the Trump administration are the Neoconservatives and the crazed generals who want war with Russia, China, Iran, Syria, and North Korea. There is no one in the White House to stop them. Kiss good-bye normalized relations with Russia.

  • Debra K Shattuck

    They were able to track the planes that did it. You either believe the Intel or you don’t. If you don’t(we don’t) then we have to assume we are totally vulnerable on all fronts.

    • Anonymous

      Again…my point stands. There were weapons of mass destruction ready to be launched against the US in 02…said the intel. All kinds of “intel” said the previous gasing was “for sure Assad” until they walked that back over moths and admitted…yeah the intel wasn’t all that good. And just because they were bombed doesn’t mean they were bombed with the chemicals. Why not wait and see what an investigation proves and even then…is it worth bad relations with Russia to prove some kind of point about this atrocity apposed to the hundreds of others that go on all the time our news doesn’t bother to cover? If the MSM is screaming about it and saying “something must be done” you know it’s an “agenda item of the globalists” at work….else they wouldn’t be covering it.

      • Debra K Shattuck

        Tired of BOHICA diplomacy.

  • Anonymous

    Does no one remember not so many years ago when the big red line in the sand turned out to be a false flag created by the deep state/gulf players to drag the US into direct war in syria? it took a few months but the truth came out.
    Trump has turned himself into a reactionary lap dog of the neocons, deep state, and war mongers. launching a strike without any kind of investigation? Idiot!
    Just last week the deep state spying on trump, leaking his every move, and sinking his nominees. this week they feed him whatever c sandwich and he’s just eating it up no questions asked? as if the russians or assad would have signed off on that stupid wmd attack.
    puppet on a string. walking the world into WW3

  • mw

    Why in the world is Trump picking up where Obama and Hillary left off with their ridiculous “Arab Spring?” This attack on Syria is no different. Trump is evolving into a democrat right before our eyes.

    • Skorzeny44

      He isn’t evolving into a “democrat”, but he is evolving into a NEOCON. Look at who is surrounding him now- I next expect him to become buddies with McInsane and his boyfriend Lindsay.

  • mattie2

    I agree with Dr. Savage. In short order, Trump did a 360 degree change on his campaign promises and his personal outlook to put America first ( focus on domestic affairs) and not get involved in useless foreign wars that have nothing to do with posing a threat to to the USA. The allegations about Assad using chemical weapons was something the UN should have investigated and adjudicated. It’s not Trump’s job to be judge/ jury on unproven allegations against Assad. The Turks tried to frame Assad for chemical weapons in 2013. http://m.democracynow.org/stories/14292

    I wouldn’t put it past the Turks or other so-called ME Sunni allies to pull this crap again to draw the USA into Syria. There’s no evidence that Assad used chemical weapons this time round either, just allegations. Why would Assad do it? He was winning the war – he had ISIS and AQ on their heels. Let’s consider “cui bono”…Sunnis…ISIS and AQ are Sunnis, aka the so-called “Syrian rebels”… and guess who paid a visit to the WH in recent weeks? Our good friends and allies ( barf) from Saudi Arabia and Jordan – both Sunni nations. Dr. Savage suggests it might be the generals who convinced Trump to attack Syria. I would like to think that our perfumed princes are smarter than that – yes, they love wars bit they also know attacking Assad without UN Security Council bonafides is a significant breach of international law and that Russia has troops in Syria, and the risk of poking the Bear is simply not worth the opportunity of flexing US muscle. I think it was the Saudis and Jordan who got the ball rolling and the warhawks in the Dem Party and GOP who convinced Trump to launch this ill-advised – manifestly stupid – attack on Syria.

    • Anonymous

      what would you have him do when someone gasses his own people in a war we started and never finished as he had a golf outing to attend too!

      • mattie2

        There is no proof that Assad was responsible for using chemical weapons against his own people. Did the UN investigate the allegations? No. Russia says the Sunni rebels ( ISIS, AQ, Al Nusra) had a chemical lab in a warehouse that was hit as a legitimate target by a Syrian warplane because rebels were seen in the near vicinity and that’s the reason why the rebels’ chemical weapons were dispersed. How do we know what Russia and Assad say is not the truth?

        • Anonymous

          Well there was no proof Hillary sold us out for donations right

          • mattie2

            ??? There was proof about Hillary – didn’t you read John Podesta’s emails released by Wikileaks? Here – let me give you wikilinks to the top most damaging Podesta emails showing Hillary to be a sold out, bought out, self-serving weasel – the first link shows newest wikileaks releases and the second one are the top 100 older damaging releases:

            http://www.mostdamagingwikileaks.com/new-leaks
            http://www.mostdamagingwikileaks.com

        • Anonymous

          Actually whether Assad did or didn’t he now has no Chems to use!

          • mattie2

            You don’t get it. Assad claims it was the “rebels” who were running the chemical lab in a warehouse that a Syrian warplane hit, not knowing it was a chemical lab, just that it was a target because “rebels” were seen in the near vicinity. That was only ONE lab. How many other chemical labs do the “rebels” have in Syria or Libya or in ISIS strongholds in Iraq? What our attack on Syria’s airbase in Homs did was to destroy Syria’s airbase, that Assad’s airforce was using to win the war against Syrian “rebels” whose members included ISIS/AQ/Al Nursa.

          • Anonymous

            You wanna buy the Brooklyn bridge? Look at it this way we know for sure if the next one comes it won’t be Assad! If you actually believe this the bridge is cheap!

          • mattie2

            Assad had no reason to use chemical weapons. He was winning the war against the so-called “rebels.” Cui bono?

    • Greg

      You got it! Trump might have just gotten tricked by a false flag.

    • Anonymous

      Can you say Senator John McCain, Lindsay Graham, etc.

      • mattie2

        And don’t forget, Reince Preibus, Trump’s chief of staff, who might have whispered in Trump’s ear something to the effect of “Hey, here’s a perfect way to put away the Dems’ claims that you’re in cahoots with Putin. – attack one of Russia’s allies under the guise of being the world’s uber humanitarian leader…”

  • mike

    Read American Thinker article “Bannon kicked off National Security Council by squish on jihadis” by Karin McQuilan. It was under Blog on April 6. It says a lot, names names, gives some history, and left me with a lot of questions about what is going on with Trump.

  • GabbyinFlorida

    Russia is not going to go to war with the USA over something they hid from us. Did the US go to war over Crimea no

    • lapin.grove

      Crimea was always Russian anyway.

  • GabbyinFlorida

    HERE is what needs to be answered:

    HERE is how simple it is?? IF your not dropping chemicals on your own
    people then when you supposedly with Kerry and Obama and Russia’s help
    destroyed them and got rid of them? Why are they still there.. That is
    how dang simple it is to figure out. They still have the GAS????????????
    They swore they got rid of.

    • Brett A. Wheeler

      It’s left over from Saddam’s stock piles that were shipped to Syria right before Iraqi Freedom, so it doesn’t count!

      • lapin.grove

        NO it is not. THIS is like the same stuff the rebels were making in eastern Aleppo last fall and firing at the residents of WESTERN ALEPPO.

    • lapin.grove

      The rebels were making the stuff in Aleppo last fall and using on the Christians and Alewhit Muslim residents of WEST ALEPPO.

      After those rebels gave up on EAST Aleppo last December, the small poison bomb factory and remains of enemy chemical vats they had used to make the poisons were found . THE UN inspectors saw all that.

  • Ben Dover

    Trump does as he pleases, regardless if he skrews his fans, thdems, etc., he cares about HIMSELF & $$$ rubles, $, gold, pixie dust value$ are his blood…soon the blood may be yOUR kids for Don’s $$$$ be happy, we’re great again!

    • lapin.grove

      Also Donnie feels some guilt for not going to Viet Nam and being a REAL HERO .
      I sense it in the way he goes all gooey about men and women in uniform.
      I think he had feet trouble when he was a young man and that is the reason he was rejected from the military.

      He is the same age as me and HE KNOWS that our generation was hit HARD by that war… I lost 3 cousins and several friends from my high school in the war. And quite a few young men I knew came home physically and mentally damaged.

  • Anonymous

    Hoping Trump’s decision about using missiles on a targets in Syria was a prudent choice. Although hasten decisions by Trump might be made on sensitive issues, it would be because of staff leakers in the government willing to embarrass the Trump Administration. Hopefully Trump continues to drain the swamp & fix the leaks.

  • Anonymous

    It’s not a war, it’s a single surgical attack that sends a message to the world. Let’s stop with the hysteria. Trump is playing 3D chess while everyone is playing checkers.

    • Anonymous

      12

  • Servite Omak

    the US became involved only when the Soviets took over Russia, President Wilson as a dedicated communist was only involving US to protect the Soviet Union in its infancy

  • Clif Lord

    Weak reasoning in this article. This is Trump in a nutshell. He makes up his mind depending on how the wind blows. He has no principles. That has been obvious for decades. Now, he’s feeling the heat because his Russia connections are coming home to roost and he uses Syria as an excuse to prove he’s no Russian shill. In case you were wondering, that’s strong reasoning.

    • John Sabia

      what russia conections ?

  • adrshepard

    The missiles struck a single airbase and the Russians (and in effect, the Syrians) were given a warning anywhere from 30 minutes to hours before the attack, depending on what story you read, specifically to avoid personnel deaths.

    This isn’t the prelude to war, it’s a warning against using chemical weapons and a deterrent against any other country using them in the future. For all of Russia’s and Syria’s talk, they do not want a shooting war with the US any more than we do with them.

    So stop being paranoid and treat it for what it is: a one-off event.

    • Anonymous

      I hope you are right. I fear you are not. I’ve been a staunch Trump supporter from the beginning, but I think the neocons have maneuvered themselves back into control. When HRC and Bill Kristol praise something, we can be pretty confident it’s not in our interests.

    • Anonymous

      One off or not, it exceeds the powers of his office. He doesn’t get to attack countries because he’s feeling verklempt.

  • SEGA

    Michael,
    I think you are mistaken on this one and at least 20 children and 17 women among the dead civilians say so. In Khan Sheikhoun, they were killed by “gases that caused suffocation” and other symptoms doctors said pointed to the use of sarin. If that wasn’t enough Assad then bombed the medical clinics treating the victims.

    53 people were killed in a similar suspected chemical incident in the Isis-controlled town of Uqayribat in December but the attack received little international attention.
    Obama drew a line, made idle threats and did nothing while innocents were murdered.
    There is a new sheriff in town and this sends a world wide message to our enemies!

  • oz

    Great. Now the CIA can false flag Trigger happy Trump into whatever they want. Next……more missiles launched from N Korea.

    • lapin.grove

      Trigger happy is right! He wants to be a BIG military hero now , since he passed on the opportunity to do so in the VIET NAM.

      All from a sense of a guilty conscience .

  • Sonny Crockett

    Trump is ahead of everyone on everything. He’s not looking for war. He’s waving the big stick that was lost for 8 years. The timing couldn’t be any better with the head Chicom at the dinner table. He’s letting the thugs, despots, criminals and punks know their free rides are over.

    • lapin.grove

      DREAM ON! He failed in less than 3 months in office. WAR monger, bully and a failure in one whole day.

  • https://mediatesworldpress.wordpress.com peter connett

    Eliot Abrams supports the missle strike. He said “DJT is now theleader of the free world!”. Enough said. If lobbing of a bunch of expensive Raytheon
    Tomahawks is a qualification for leadership we are truly living in an upside down world. We are being lied too. Which should come as no surprise to anyone who follows American intervention in the ME. The Trump victory changes nothing. Back to square one. It will be interesting to see what Bannon does.

  • liberalzombiehunter

    It’s funny that Russia says the US violated International law but fails to mentioned that Assad committed a war crime.. Russia knew they still had chemical weapons and knew they have the opportunity to use them again..

    • Anonymous

      There is no proof of any of it. Present some evidence.

    • lapin.grove

      PROVE ASSAD BOMBED THOSE PEOPLE and NOT a warehouse filled with REBEL MADE poison gas!!

      YOU cannot.
      WHY DID THOSE REBELS HAVE ALL THAT GAS????? They made it AGAIN, just like they did in Aleppo last year.

  • MITmike65

    Trump is not interested in a war. As a matter of fact, his shot yesterday goes a long way toward fixing the wishy washy of the last 8 years and makes diplomacy possible, instead of giving in to every small time bully on the planet, with repeated lines in the sand.

    • John Wayne

      I agree with that assumption, World leaders in these 8th century thinking countries only believe in strength and any weakness shown begets more brazen attitudes. Notice how quiet North Korea got, Iran hasn’t uttered a peep. China will now think twice during his stay at Mar a largo. Things have to change, I hate to use force but some of these leaders just don’t get it and sometimes you have to punch them in the face to show them you really mean it. The Red Line is gone. If these Mother Suckers want to play games we have all the toys.

  • Anonymous

    11

  • Anonymous

    Sounds like hypocrisy to me. We have US laws that prohibit illegal entry and Michael is 100% in favor of enforcing them. We are signatories to international laws that prohibit the use of chemical weapons but Michael is not in favor of enforcing them?

    So Michael, if the strongest force for good on the planet should do nothing to stop evil – WHO SHOULD?

    • Anonymous

      Since when does “prohibit” mean “send $50 million dollars of cruise missiles into a sovereign nation?”

      • Anonymous

        Then describe to us a BETTER way at this point? Assad already lied that he destroyed his chemical weapons per the 2014 UN Security Council resolution (one that Russia agreed to BTW…) so obviously that bird is flown.

        • lapin.grove

          Assad did NOT destroy the chemical weapons. THEY WERE TAKEN AWAY UNDER UN and US supervision and DESTOYED by several different countries…FINLAND I believe took more of them than anybody else. LATE to the party aren’t ya???

      • Houx

        It does fit the definition of a sovereign nation when a civil war is going on.
        In this case Syria has become a staging ground for terrorist to attack out all over the world. All the countries that border Syria are at risk.
        Think of it as a giant pimple Trump launching missiles was just the punching of this hugh abscess and now it has to be squeezed to get all the puss out. Grow up.

    • Greasy King

      Hey numskull: What about ALL the other EVIL around the world? In Saudi Arabia, in China, and everywhere else? You want your country to fight the evil of the world on God’s behalf? The strongest force for good on the planet is currently on the same side as Al Queda and ISIS. Assad and Russia were fighting against them.

    • Anonymous

      and what evidence that this was wmd, AND it was assad, who used them?
      this game was played years ago. turned out to be a REBEL staged attack to give BHO an excuse to get involved. now suddenly, we’re to believe this attack at face value, told to us by the same deep state/intelligence community that just weeks ago was spying and betraying Trumps every move?

  • Anonymous

    I was under the impression that the Dems wanted an altercation with Russia since they and their surrogates in the media maintained a steady drumbeat of unfounded accusations in their effort to divert attention from their election loss. It is starting to appear that they were also misusing our intelligence apparatus to spy on their political opponents.

  • mattie2

    What Dr. Savage says about Bannon being removed from the National Security inner circle might be a significant factor contributing to Trump’s impetuous attack on Syria. Bannon has reportedly been a strong, albeit minority, voice arguing against the USA getting involved in Syria.

  • Rude awakening

    I love Trump but he was wrong to invade Syria. He violated the suggestions made by President Washington and that of the Monroe Doctrine: DON’T GET INVOLVED IN THE AFFAIRS OF FOREIGN NATIONS! We need to mind our own business irrespective to the horrors of war around the globe–we are not the worlds police department!

    • Houx

      You need to look up the word invade. Dropping 59 bombs is not invading.
      вторгаться, нападать

    • Anonymous

      The Monroe Doctrine applied to the Americas. And it did not proscribe US involvement in foreign nations, Quite to the contrary, it enabled US involvement in foreign nations’ affairs when these nations were under threat from other foreign interests inimical to US interests.

      • lapin.grove

        George Washington said to AVOID foreign INTANGLEMENTS and I like him better than I do you… because you talk like a WAR MONGER and do not even know the facts of the CIVIL WAR in Syria.
        .
        I know Christians there and THEY like Assad and think we AMERICANS are as bad as the evil US backed rebels who killed their priest and other Christians.

  • Paul Last

    Syria drops bombs on an “rebels” aka Al-Qaeda weapons depot, which unbeknownst to Syria contained sarin gas bombs…..a violation of international laws BY AL-QAEDA. The gas gets released and kills civilians and this is why we are going to have a war with Syria and a nuclear holocaust war with Russia? Has the world gone mad? Are you still going to be beating your chest with pride when nukes drop on American cities, instantly incinerating millions of men, women and children? Unless the warmongers in our media, government, and populace stand down, this is where we are headed and the blood of millions around the globe will be on your hands.

    To those propagating the lost children, which is very sad, you do realize that 2,000 children….TWO THOUSAND….die EVER SINGLE DAY ON THIS PLANET. But a nuclear holocaust war with Russia is justified over just a few of these deaths on one particular day in a year? The media never spent a fraction of its time it spent touting these dead Syrian children in regards to the 100,000+ “noncombatants” aka civilian men, women, and CHILDREN killed in the Iraq war by our military. Why? Because it did not fit with their want to continue to be present in Iraq and if they did show the American public images of thousands of dead Iraqi women and children, the American public would of been mortified and support for the war would of dissipated completely. You people have no idea how much you are being manipulated to go to war with Syria and Russia. May God have mercy on our souls.

    • Anonymous

      I am glad that God has given you such insight. Another matter. Russia has more nuclear weapons than we do and they are more advanced. I notice a lot of the people beating the war drums always assume the US will come out on top. Not that there are any winners in a Nuclear war mind you. We all lose.

  • Sedonabear

    Trump’s attack may have had a legitimate purpose in retaliating against the chemical attack, but the larger objective was very political. He basically sent a message to the world’s superpowers that he will step up as Commander in Chief whenever required, and without hesitation. He’s got Russia’s attention, and ordering the strike while hosting a visit by Xi, Trump has clearly signaled that he will take these things in stride, not pay attention to the objections of other nations, and return to other matters at hand as soon as he is confident that his orders are being executed. The Syrian air base was an extremely limited and effective military target that was a perfect sacrifice for President Trump to achieve his political objectives.

  • Scriptor

    There won’t be a war with Russia. This is a one time limited strike against Assad to let him know that we do not approve of him using chemical weapons. The administration’s policy is not changing. We will not be putting boots on ground or using force to depose Assad. Without this response (which Obama wouldn’t have had the balls to do) American credibility would have been gone (what remained of it). With this action, though, Trump revived our standing and put the world on notice that America is strong again.

    • THE DEPLORABLE CUTTER

      “NO BOOTS ON THE GROUND?”
      I disagree. there are plenty of warhawks that want war. ..from media types to people in our own govt. (US)-
      Lindsey Graham-
      Sen Lindsey Graham call’s for American Boot’s on Ground in Syria. Between 5 and 7000 troops.
      Tom Friedman from the NYTimes wants “boots on the ground.”
      So
      there’s just 2 that i can come up w/ off the top of my head. These
      idiots don’t care about the soldiers, their families, the Syrian people
      or anyone else for that matter..they only give a damn about
      themselves,money and “the agenda.” Is there 100% proof that Assad did
      this? Why would he do this right at this particular time? There is a
      huge amount that we don’t know regarding this situation. The dynamics
      are mind-bending because there are so many people involved in this. I
      hope that Trump can sort this out and de-escalate this soon..because
      like you said: “nobody WANTS war.”

      • Scriptor

        Trump isn’t dumb. His goal is not to get us involved in the Syrian civil war. Trump made this decision to show he will act andto bring our credibility back. It was the most proportionate response the U.S. could have done. We struck one airbase, and got our point across. If we would have sat idly by, Trump would lose considerable leverage in future talks or crisises. No one would take him seriously, but they will now.

        Congress will have to approve any major change to our Syrian strategy in order to depose Assad. It will not happen. Trump isn’t a foreign nation builder. The fact is a chose the most limited military response for a reason. It was all about giving America its balls back.

  • Robert

    There’s no reason Assad would use chemical weapons.
    Michael Savage is honest to a fault. I love Trump, but this is strike one.

    • David

      Assad would not use chemical weapons? That seems to be false.

    • Anonymous

      Then there was no reason obama drew his red line in invisible ink the last time Assad used Sarin gas

      • lapin.grove

        NO HE DID NOT!!
        In 2013 it was discovered that the REBELS used the gas against Assad’s troops and civilians.
        THOSE GAS canisters were destroyed under the UN supervision and some of it was even sent to FINLAND to be destroyed.
        Last year the rebels holding East Aleppo used gas against civilians in WEST ALEPPO….. When there was a truce and cease fire and peaceful surrender of the rebels, the Russians ( AND OTHER OBSERVERS from the UN) found a small poison gas factory where the rebels had been hold up in East Aleppo.
        DID YOU NOT READ ABOUT IT

    • Anonymous

      funny. my score card calls this strike 3. after trying to bait and switch on obamacare 2.0, and filling his office with swamp creatures instead of getting rid of them.

    • Eric Eisen

      Assad is a brutal dictator and has used chemical weapons against his own people before. They have evidence that the planes that dropped the CW bombs came from that airbase.

      • lapin.grove

        NO HE DID NOT!!
        In 2013 it was discovered that the REBELS used the gas against Assad’s troops and civilians.

        THOSE GAS canisters were destroyed under the UN supervision and some of it was even sent to FINLAND to be destroyed.

        Last year the rebels holding East Aleppo used gas against civilians in WEST ALEPPO….. When there was a truce and cease fire and peaceful surrender of the rebels, the Russians ( AND OTHER OBSERVERS from the UN) found a small poison gas factory where the rebels had been hold up in East Aleppo.

        DID YOU NOT READ ABOUT IT ??? LATE to the party I see.

    • Bs M

      He got rid of Bannon, so it is actually…strike two.

    • Anonymous

      I agree.. as much as I love him this war mongering needs to be put on hold.. AMERICA FIRST ??

  • Alleged Comment

    Everybody is titling all their articles with RUSSIA and WAR!

    This was a technical knockout MORAL operation and not any declaration of war! You can see they just attacked the air base which was launching the Sarin Gas attack.

    Russia and Putin naturally will flex their muscles ONLY so as not to appear cowardly and weakened by this show of farce.

    Russia has much to lose as we do. Nobody wants war but did Trump cross a line? No, Assad DID!

    • Anonymous

      “Nobody wants war” that’s your first mistake. There is a segment of the ruling elite that want war. Mccain is a good example.

      • Alleged Comment

        If you ask the ruling elite if they want war they will tell you no, but we have to do it.

        Does that answer your question?

    • THE DEPLORABLE CUTTER

      “Nobody wants war”
      I disagree. there are plenty of warhawks that want war. ..from media types to people in our own govt. (US)-
      Lindsey Graham-
      Sen Lindsey Graham call’s for American Boot’s on Ground in Syria. Between 5 and 7000 troops.
      Tom Friedman from the NYTimes wants “boots on the ground.”
      So there’s just 2 that i can come up w/ off the top of my head. These idiots don’t care about the soldiers, their families, the Syrian people or anyone else for that matter..they only give a damn about themselves,money and “the agenda.” Is there 100% proof that Assad did this? Why would he do this right at this particular time? There is a huge amount that we don’t know regarding this situation. The dynamics are mind-bending because there are so many people involved in this. I hope that Trump can sort this out and de-escalate this soon..because like you said: “nobody WANTS war.”
      ***

      • Alleged Comment

        Ask friends, neighbors, and others if they want war, even your enemies. They will always tell you no, BUT…….

        So, they really don’t want war if it wasn’t for that butt thing. You know, the ***on the other side?

      • lapin.grove

        If we have to have a war… TRUMP needs to send his OWN sons and his son in law to war then!

        • THE DEPLORABLE CUTTER

          YUP- FRONT LINE

        • THE DEPLORABLE CUTTER

          It’s makes me wonder where the CFR stands on this issue

    • Anonymous

      so how do you know it was assad?
      because the MSM said so?
      because the deep state who just last week was spying and undermining trumps every move said it was assad?
      because the MIC who have spent months ramping up for war with russia said so?
      because McCain said it was?
      because the dems who have spent every waking moment for months blaming everything on russia said so?
      does no one remember not so long ago when Obama wanted to strike syria because of a wmd attack? only it turned out to have been done be the REBELS, not assad? and it was only the kicking and screaming of the american people to hold off that stopped it long enough for the truth to come out?

      • Alleged Comment

        They reported Assad said it was “necessary”. Now they said he may be losing power and by provoking the two superpowers to act against each other, but what other way than a very provoking Sarin gas attack?

    • Shooter Mcgavin

      You really think Assad decided to go suicidal and gas his own people?

      Wrong. John McCain & his neocon cohorts in the deep state are responsible for the chemical attack. And everybody knows it

      • Alleged Comment

        Yes, I think so. Assad would do it to preserve his own power (as another analyst said) to keep the two Superpowers occupied for now with each other and off of him.

    • Beach girl

      You make too much sense for all the conspiracy theorists here

  • Jack Fough

    Maybe much too late for that Michael. Russian War ship is amovin toward the U. S. ship that launched the missiles, as I type. World War III???

    • Anonymous

      The Russian rust bucket is only coincidentally moving in the direction of the US destroyers. It is actually steaming from the Black Sea towards its port at Tartus.

      If it had intent on firing cruise missiles towards the US fleet, it wouldn’t be sailing towards the fleet. The missiles are long range.

      • Jack Fough

        Rust bucket? Doubtful. Yes, traveling to Russian navel port in Tartus the same direction as the U.S. ship(s) is/are located. One more reason Russia has no intention of giving up Syria. They will not give up their port in Tartus, Syria; that is a stated fact. I am not in a position to state if or when the Russian war ship may or may not launch…..but it remains a possibility. War strategy I leave to the current Russian military; I would not be good at second guessing the Russian military.

        • lapin.grove

          They have so many NEW ships! The Russians have suffered in this fight against ISIS /DAESH with their Syrian allies.
          ISIS placed a bomb on one of their passenger jets leaving Egypt
          last year. Over 200 dead.
          DID you know that last year Russia fired missiles from the Caspian Sea into SYRIA against ISIS??

    • Wine Corr

      It’s good to confront every now and then. It’s long over due, right? All out conventional war Russia stands no chance. Nuclear? nobody wins…we have another surprise for them too.

      • Jack Fough

        Are you looking at the same military the rest of us are looking at? The one that Obama gutted and turned into a rainbow parade? Of course, no one wins with nuclear unless it is used as an EMP device/ordenence. Not sure poking a stick at the well equiped bear is a smart thing to do at this time.

  • Wayne Piercy

    Referring to removing the filibuster rule as the “nuclear option” is a very poor choice of words.

  • Richard Watts

    Russia won’t go to war over Syria. Trump threaded the needle on Syria avoiding Russian casualties, minimizing Syrian casualties yet sending a strong message to the world (including China and North Korea) that creeping forward with plans to destroy the US will not be tolerated. The Iranians who are the main backers of Syria have been aggressively spreading their terror with the aim of eventually attacking America. Trump just made these bad actors sit up, take notice and reevaluate their policies. Our allies are also breathing a sigh of relief to see America has a backbone once again. Besides if nuclear war does break out, humanity will be destroyed, our carbon emissions will decline and man made global warming averted. (:

    • https://www.facebook.com/noladetective Mark O’Neill

      There is a religious and cultural connection between Russia and Syria – it’s an old relationship between the Orthodox Churches that goes back centuries.

      • lapin.grove

        Syria is the home of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian patriarch .
        Assad has always been good to the church and even many of his ministers in the Govt. are Orthodox Christians. Except for the ones marked for death by the USA backed rebels early in the civil war and killed.

        The same rebels our US govt. supports also about 4 years ago, kidnapped 2 Greek Orthodox Christians BISHOPS on a peace mission to save some hostages. Their driver and Deacon were killed.

        They have been seen or heard of again.

        NICE allies the USA has… NOT!

  • mattie2

    I’m not surprised. Haley is plastic 2 faced neocon and an intellectual lightweight and that’s being kind. Appointing Haley to a cabinet post was done probably on the advice of Reince Priebus, to extend an olive branch to the neocons in the GOP. I hope Haley will be forced to submit her resignation to Trump because of this lawsuit ( bad optics) . Trump should use this scandal to his advantage to be rid of her. Haley is easy on the eyes, but that’s it.

    • Anonymous

      Chicken legs are ugly even on chickens

  • Neo2

    Right….much better to become an absolute police state with Hillary – “Dodged Sniper Fire” – Clinton running the nation and courts.

    If the democrats can’t rule they intend to burn it all down.

  • ocean

    America should stay out of the ‘Syrian Civil War’.
    Keep the US Navy, US Army, US Air Force,
    and US Marine Corps out of that Hell Hole.

  • Mileva Marić

    Nations ruled by dictators usually require a diet of conquest, otherwise, there would be no advantage to being run by dictators. This point actually goes back to an ancient bible story. At one time, the Israelites had no king. They had consorted tribal units but they could never win a war that way because each tribal leader wanted to protect his own people and thus, everyone wanted to be at the rear of the fight. Then came the moment of choosing. On the pro side, the point was that they needed a king for reasons already explained. On the anti side, a “sage” warned that once you have a king, there will be no turning him off.
    That story loosely applies today. As I said, kings are good for wars and not much else.
    Putin is a modern day king figure. He has nothing else to do all day except to muscle in other other tribe’s rights and property. He would keep pushing boundaries until stopped. Stop him now or deal with him later. There will be no permanant avoidance of this show-down.

    • lapin.grove

      OK then you advocate for a NUKE war with RUSSIA??

      Got that handy dandy 50 feet under the ground NUKE BOMB shelter stocked with 8 years of food and water, air cleaner and stuff to keep you from going NUTS in confinement…. GOT THAT READY HAVE YOU???

      • Mileva Marić

        Hysterical.

  • Peter Mehegan

    I’m mourning Archduke Franz Ferdinand…

  • Houx

    Savage you’re jumping the gun, after the attack with the chemicals, it had to be done.
    Putin is not going to retaliate. He is in full focus of ending this civil war. After the St. Petersburg subway bombing, he too has had enough. If it was his planes that did it, it is possible someone swap out the bombs with the chemicals using the Russians as a scapegoat. Trump and Putin will have to work together to end the conflict.
    War is not a science or for the faint at heart. Some people grow up and some just grow old. You need to grow up don’t be a pansy or a pacificists. Trump sent a message loud and clear both to Assad and to Russia while standing next to the President of China, that picture looks to me the USA/China are now the force to deal with, not the USA against the world. China has a bigger army the both the US and Russia combined. Putin will work with US and China to end this.

  • Plutonium

    When first gas attack happened, September 2013. Expresident Obama agreed with Putin that Russia will remove all gas weapons with in a year. Clearly we should have known. Russians were going to brake that agreement and started bombing rebel cities haphazardly. “Helping” to end Syrian civil war.

    • http://joshuapundit.blogspot.com/ Rob Miller

      Have you ever considered the possibility that the Russinas are telling the truth? That the ‘attack’ came when a Syrian airstrike bombed a jihadi arms depot?

      Saddam Hussein shipped a lot of stuff into Syria to his fellow Ba’athist Assad before we invaded, and who knows what came in from Libya. The changing course of the war means both sides have chemical weapons.And the ‘moderate Syrian rebels’ who are essentially al-Qaeda and their affiliates like al-Nusrah have set up stuff like this before…propaganda false flags with lots of bleeders, especially children. That’s exactly what happened a while ago in another ‘gas attack’ at Ghouta and before that, at Houla , a massacre that was supposed to have been perpetrated by Assad’s troops and had the usual suspects screaming for us to make a ‘humanitarian intervention’? It turned out that atrocity was performed by the rebels as a false flag operation. just as with Ghouta, the insurgents could very well be upping the ante to bring us in.

      http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/302261/report-rebels-responsible-houla-massacre-john-rosenthal

      They’re the only one who benefited by this, if you think about it.. Not Assad, who is actually winning the war, if you can call this kind of carnage ‘winning.’

      Syria is a made up, dysfunctional failed state, and there are bad actors on both sides of the sectarian civil war. No benefit to us to intervene because the killing will go on. If Assad is out of the picture, just watch as the jihadi factions start warring among themselves after they finish killing off the .Alawites, Shia, Christians and Druse.

      I’m hoping President Trump was just sending a message here. If we intervene in this killing ground it will be a huge mistake.

    • lapin.grove

      WRONG . The gas in 2013 was sent to other countries to be destroyed.

      I know that some went to FINLAND to be destroyed. NONE of it went to Russia unless it was under UN inspection.

      ALL of that gas was destroyed.

      LAST FALL , the rebels in eastern Aleppo fired poison gas at the Christians and minority ALEWITE Muslim Syrians living in Western Aleppo.

      When the Russians secured a cease fire and removal ( PEACEFUL) of the US backed rebels last December, the Russian discovered a small POISON gas factory and unused gas canisters. These were destroyed least they fall into the hands of the rebels.

  • Nathan Bedford Forrest

    This is the price we pay for having 8 years of incompetent boobs-Obama, Hillary, Kerry-in charge of American Foreign Policy. Smart people new the piper was coming.

  • Richard Mekeel

    “Judge Neil Gorsuch is more than qualified for the Supreme Court. It’s time to employ the constitutional option – a simple majority vote to confirm him.” – Jay Seculow

    https://www.facebook.com/JaySekulow/videos/1499217483487180/

  • Ordo Ab Chao

    Savage is right, trump took the globalist bait and fell for it hook line and sinker. It will come out that the gas was from isis, like all the other gas attacks were even though the msm continues to push the false narrative that assad did it then too. Qui bono? not us, the globalists do.

  • Anonymous

    Good for Michael Savage with this statement!

    • Anonymous

      Sure, if you applaud a Putin enabler.

      • mattie2

        Dr. Savage is not a Putin enabler. He is a rational, highly intelligent individual who sees no reason for Trump attacking a sovereign nation’s air force military base in Homs, Syria, that had been successfully beating and repelling Sunni “rebels”, whose group has been infiltrated by ISIS/AQ/Al Nusra terrorists, who btw are America’s enemies. So Trump attacked the Syrian government who should be considered our ally. And furthermore, there was no evidence that Assad used chemical weapons. The UN has not even had the time to investigate the allegations made by Turkey against Assad ( a nation whose leader, Erdogan, is a self-identified fundamentalist Sunni Muslim!).

  • Bs M

    I destroyed 30 year relationships over my support for Trump. I am now beginning to think that Trump is as stupid as he has been accused of. Trump owes me…BIGLY. Bombing Syria was an absolute stupid error on Trumps part, especially when you realize and accept that it was not Assad who released the chemical agents. The globalists are hell bent on killing off the worlds population until there are only 150 million people left. You are witnessing how they plan to do it. Was Trump part of their plan all along? I am beginning to think so.

    • mattie2

      At this point I have seen no evidence that Trump is a globalist who is involved in the theoretical project you think globalists are intent on pursuing. What I see in Trump’s irresponsible attack on the Syrian military airbase is that he is now under the influence of warhawks in BOTH parties and the Pentagon. I think Trump has put his credibility with his supporters in the electorate in serious jeopardy. And if Russia and Assad bring prima fascia evidence to the UN GA and SC that it was – as they claim – the Syrian “rebels” who were manufacturing chemical weapons in the warehouse lab, which a Syrian warplane hit as a legitimate military target where rebels were seen congregating as few days ago -then Trump can kiss his Presidency goodbye. He would be forced to resign in that scenario to avoid impeachment.

      • Anonymous

        “He would be forced to resign in that scenario to avoid impeachment.”

        Not necessarily. He could just blame it McCain and apologize. He could even blame it on Congress which would have the job of impeaching him. Many of them would have supported this before Trump took office.

      • Bs M

        There are two reasons for Trump’s sudden laps of memory surrounding his election promises. Ivanka, and Jerod Kushner. This is what the presidency looks like when you turn power over to two rich entitled brats that have never known for want of anything. In my opinion, billionaires should not be running anything in government, especially their idiot children. They just have no concept of real human reality. I was thinking this could end up being the case, I just didn’t think it would manifest so soon.

    • lapin.grove

      I lost a couple costuming orders because of him… BUT because my Friends and neighbors knew I am anti-war… they forgave me.

      Am not a Republican anyway…Independent .
      We independents helped him win. : (

  • Wine Corr

    Here’s the thing. You need to call a spade a spade. Syria is the last of the despots. For the past 10-11 years a narrative has been built around the world about how we’ve turned on all our allies and turned a blind eye to our ‘real’ enemies. Russia has exploited this role. I would. Syria, Iraq…it doesn’t matter. ISIS needs to be destroyed. So Syria needs a solution. Somehow someway. Russia needs to protect their interests. The Democrats have crimped Trump a little bit in his attempt to get Russia to step aside. But it will happen and Russia will get sanction relief.

  • FelixtheGato

    If there is a follow up, the Chicken Littles will have a point.

    But this is no different than Ronald Reagan bombing Libya. It was a message. And I believe the message was sent, effectively.

    • lapin.grove

      That bombing was a MESSAGE to the war monger that Trump is one of their own.
      He has lost perhaps 1/3 of his base now. I DOUBT it will ever come back. I have to say when he was running for election, I heard so many people who were really concerned about more wars… some even in the lower ranks of the military.. you know the enlisted folks.

      • FelixtheGato

        You really never understood his base. And your retort is proof.

        Trump made a early statement. It’s that simple. Progressives hate the message being sent. But you people will never agree with him.

      • FelixtheGato

        He did what Reagan did to Libya.

      • FelixtheGato

        First off I live in a military community. My neighborhood is littered with rank and file, young and old. Active or retired, most lost motivation under Obama. Be it no strategy or using the armed services as a social justice cause for LGwtf issues.

        Your thoughts on losing a part of his base, is hyperbole at best. To early and to much noise from the DNC media out of NYC, DC and LA.

        Everything right now is being portrayed in a negative light. Narratives and premises built and signed off by the DNC war room. I on the other hand will let things play out. No decisions for 2018 are being made…Right now.

  • Shooter Mcgavin

    Pres Trump: Everybody knows it was John McCain & his neocon cohorts in the deep state who are responsible for the chemical attack. They got busted trying to do the same thing back in 2013. SO THE QUESTION IS MR. TRUMP, WHEN ARE YOU GOING TO TAKE A STAND AGAINST THE EVIL WAR-MACHINE KNOWN AS THE DEEP STATE??! Because if you don’t, they will forever continue their evil blood-lusting, power-grabbing agenda.

    Remember, YOU WORK FOR US! And we will NEVER sit idly by whilst the head of the snake in DC railroads us towards the NWO.

    • Freeway

      Shooter Mcgavin! LOL. Great username and profile pic. I love that movie.

  • Anonymous

    This is what conservatism is now–kissing Putin’s butt and calling the DEMOCRATS warmongers? I think Stalin coined the term for this: useful idiots.

    • Anonymous

      So, you think tomahawking Syria is “kissing Putin’s butt”?! Putin’s butt isn’t feeling “kissed”at this point — it’s feeling “kicked.” Just ask him.

  • God natural liberty sanctum

    Who got to him? Neocon Jared Kushner.

  • https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100012732582529 Johnny Valentine

    Thank you Mr. Savage. A very astute analysis. I have a feeling that Jared Kushner may have been whispering along with the generals.

    • lapin.grove

      What exactly was Mr. Kushner doing in Israel last week??
      Must have been something so secret THAT ONLY a Trump relative could do.

  • FreedomLover

    Trump, the new neocon in chief. Like every politician, Trump said one thing to get elected, then is doing the opposite once elected. Trump is showing his true colors : he is just yet another lying, dishonest politician. He completely lost my support. 100% in favor of impeachment if he doesn’t back off from the neocon agenda.

  • Anonymous

    No War!

  • http://johnroberthanson.com/ J Robert Hanson

    “Who got to you Mr. President? Who is whispering in your ear and could have made you make this dramatic of a change towards Russia in just three days?”

    The dead children resulting from the animosity of the Assad regime—whom you fail to mention once, Michael. I’m disappointed in you.

  • FedUpUSA.org

    This makes me unbelievably sad. I truly thought Trump was different. Shame on me. Either that or the corruption is just too widespread and powerful for one person to attempt to drain the swamp.

    • gene456

      Nice try, *** You’re not fooling anyone.

  • Dude

    The echo chambers and group think has kicked into full gear with Trump supporters. It is on par with how this former Trump supporter has viewed the liberals for the past year. It’s okay to meddle in the Middle East if Trump does it, BELIEVE fake news and US intel when it supports Trump’s warmongering and goes against common sense. It’s pathetic to see so many “Principled” supporters turn on a dime and go against what they believed in just a few days ago, the mental gymnastics are nauseating.

    • mattie2

      The Trump supporters in my circle of friends are really really deeply disappointed with Trump’s reckless unprovoked attack on Syria’s military airbase.

      • Apostoli

        True, this is not why we voted for him.

      • Daveed de la Valle

        I was sick to my stomach when I heard the tragic news yesterday…had to listen to some Jazz to get away from the madness.

      • lapin.grove

        Mine as well… we liked the idea that a President of the USA was going to stop all the USELESS and painfully evil wars of REGIME CHANGE!!!

        OH well, next time I know better but no Democrat will get my vote ever due to the regime change wars in Libya, Serbia and this Syrian war.

        I WILL STAY HOME . I do not want to be part of it.

        • mattie2

          Yes, I have done in the past, what you say you’ll do in the future. And angry non-dem voters like me ended up contributing to 8 years of Barry’s reign of terror against the US Constitution. Not that McCain would have been better than Barry re: reckless foreign policy, but McCain might not have done the domestic damage that Barry did. ( gender wars, race wars, war on the middle class, war on cops, entitlement expansion up the wahzoo, open borders, etc etc). I don’t know what I’ll do in the 2020 Pres election. If Trump continues breaking his promises, he might not even get past a GOP presidential candidate challenger if there’s a primary, to run for a 2nd term.

    • lapin.grove

      Many of us heard Trump say over and over again he wanted no more REGIME CHANGE WARS.
      Now we see he is just like Hillary when it comes to regime change war… he is NO different.

      I DID NOT change my PRINCIPLES … TRUMP did !!!

      JUST to please the war mongers like McCain and others.

  • Ken McClellan

    Well, let us try not to blame the generals for the imperatives of the parasite bankers and their imperatives. As prior to World Wars I and II, they were firmly in charge. Trump is the puppet du jour who told us what we wanted to hear. Soon his masters will foist Isaiah 17 and the disasters of the Book of Revelation upon us as essential to the world’s well-being. The job of the marionette is to dance … and ours to pay.

  • steve

    Ok President Trump. We showed the world how tough we are. We had no legitimate onterest in the internal affairs of syria . Listen to your nonglobalist advisers STAY out of foreign entanglements

    • lapin.grove

      Trump is not a fan of George Washington, he prefers that MAD crazy Andrew Jackson who pushed around a lot of “Indians” and gave their lands to settlers.

      When I heard he was a big fan of ANDY Jackson, I was VERY surprised !
      I never knew anybody who was a fan of Andy..even when I was in college majoring in History years and years ago.

      ANDY is tainted by his warlike attitude and policies and abuse of native Americans.

  • gaoptimize

    Thank you PhD. Savage!

  • Steven Foster

    have to disagree with savage on this one. what people tend to forget
    is, there was a time America ignored the rest of the world and didn’t
    get involved. and because of that, countries like Germany, Serbia,
    Russia, and japan started not 1, but 2 world wars that WE had to clean
    up. after the second one, we decided we weren’t going to leave the
    peace and security of the world in the hands of fascists, communists and
    imperialist. As easy as it is to say “America first” and just ignore
    the rest of the world, it has a way of coming back and biting us in the rear when we do.

    • Inanimate Carbon Rods

      Germany started WW2 and Russia lost 20 million finishing it.

      The US only sacrificed 400,000 total in WW2.

      Back to history class, Steve.

      • cb

        Only 400,000? No big deal. They were nobodies anyway, right?

        • Inanimate Carbon Rods

          We are all “nobodies” to the men who run the world.

    • Wine Corr

      I understand the point Savage is making. But it’s not fully realized, yet. It’s easy to think what he’s saying. Nunes stepped aside because it the issue got to the Ethics committee which made Nunes step aside on the Russian issue for the moment and now the investigation is being lead by a tiger. The important part is that the truth about Rice is out in the open and she’s pleading the 5th. Bannon stepped aside so this Syrian correction be made. Syria will go and Iran will twist in the wind. They woke up the giant.

    • Nancy Clark

      You really don’t know factual history do you!!!

    • Apostoli

      Serbia didn’t start WWI. Austria-Hungary already had a declaration of war drawn up. Emperor Franz Joseph detested his nephew, especially how he was in favor of greater autonomy for Serbs and other Slavs, also for wanting better relations with Serbia. The emperor despised the irredentist ethnic groups in the south and wanted to crack down on them. Ferdinand visited Sarajevo on the worst possible day of the year, June 28th, St. Vitus day and the anniversary of the Battle of Kosovo. The emperor knew this provocation would bring a response. His nephew was killed and he had his excuse for cracking down on the Serbs. He was hunting when he was told the news of the assassination. He showed no reaction on receiving the news and continued his hunt.

  • Richard Harris

    Hey wait a minute. The Democrats and their media kept saying that Trump is a “Russian agent” who is “working for Putin”. Hmmmm REALLY??

    • Wine Corr

      It’s a diversion because of how weak the previous administration was on Putin. Trump is a master. He is a killer. In one move he has made Putin look 2 inches tall.

    • 908MadMan

      Ignore the facts and go with popular opinion.

  • Jimbob

    Trump was reminded of what happened to Ted Kennedy!

    • cb

      John Kennedy but we know what you meant.

  • VictoriaLoria

    I’ve supported him from day one,
    long before he got the nomination.

    People can say it’s the generals,
    Others say it’s Kushner – and I’m no fan of Kushner,
    In fact I believe Kushner is Pure Evil,
    but at the end of the day,

    A strong man with integrity
    declares to the people he represents
    that he is being forced to do something against
    the will of the people and he needs their help.

    He didn’t do any of that.

    He parroted the lies of the false flag chemical attack.
    And then he decided to spend $100 million dollars
    bombing a sovereign country fighting for their lives.

    The truth is, Syrian Forces shot down and Israeli Jet
    attacking them, this was retaliation.

    The Syrian People are reporting the truth,
    and President Trump continues to do his owner’s bidding.
    The same owners of Clinton, Bush and Obama.
    The same owners who having been screwing the world
    for a very long time.

    Trump fooled us all.
    And if he didn’t,
    and was compromised,
    he proved himself to be weak tiny man
    who should have never been President.

    He will never Make America Great Again.
    It was a lie.

    • leadersfollowers

      Agreed. When CNN praises Trump you know something is wrong.

  • mike

    (((Generals))).

  • The “Chef”

    This whole damn thing smells “false flag”. The phony “white helmets” running around Syria. ISIS driving around in their huge fleet of Toyota trucks and SUVs. Ridiculous.

  • gene456

    Calm yourself, Savage. President Trump did the right thing.

    • TGFD

      TGFD here.
      gene….I don’t think so.

  • Saul Goodman

    Sorry Michael but you are flat out wrong.

    You can’t gas babies and not get slapped down for it.

  • Saul Goodman

    Sorry Michael but you are flat out wrong.

    The President made the right call

  • Saul Goodman

    The President made the right call.

    Nobody can claim he is a Russian stooge now.

    • Deathdefiant

      He made the right call if you are a pro-Israel Jew, but not if you’re an American. You are half right though. No one will call Trump a Russian stooge now that his behavior is identical to that of Obama in the ME. Now they’ll label him the globalist stooge that he has just declared himself to be.

      Trump just gave every American who he told there would be no more globalist warmongering in the sandbox under him a big middle finger, making his Israel first position undeniably clear at this point.

      • Saul Goodman

        tough *** for you then.

  • gene456

    “All of this is on the generals.” – Really? So Assad’s use of chemical weapons have nothing to do with it, eh? Calm yourself, Savage. Trump did the right thing.

    • Apostoli

      Where’s the proof? You believe the MSM and the neocons? This isn’t the first time they’ve used a false flag incident to start dropping bombs-Gulf of Tonkin, Markale marketplace, Racak massacre, incubator babies in Kuwait, WMD’s in Iraq, chemical attack in Syria (2013), 9/11???

      • Nancy Clark

        BINGO !!!

      • Anonymous

        You are unaware of the reports in the world media?
        Sure. It was all a ruse so that you could use the word “neocon”.

      • lapin.grove

        AMEN. I do not believe 9/11 was an inside job but the job of one of OUR ALLIES from the Middle East.

  • gene456

    “All of this is on the generals.” – Really? So Assad’s use of chemical weapons have nothing to do with it, eh?

    • Anonymous

      “Really? So Assad’s use of chemical weapons have nothing to do with it, eh?”

      Assad wouldn’t use CWs, especially when he was winning with legal weapons. Whatever it was, it belonged to the rebels (alQaida OR ISIS) and the Syrians hit it with a conventional bomb.

    • Isaiah James

      We don’t really know who (rebel or Assad) used what (chemical agent or other)? It would be nice if people could refrain from making conclusions based on nearly no evidence.

  • leadersfollowers

    More peopled are raped and killed by illegals here weekly, but no one bats an eye.

    • Shaun McDonald

      By no one, I’m assuming you are referencing the pass they are given from the Left.

  • leadersfollowers

    Syria has no missile that can reach us, no navy that can reach us, no land force that can reach us, and no space weapons that can harm us. They pose 0 threat to our nation. This is the America World Police Episode 138.

  • silver fox

    Love ya mike, but sooner or later you will have to stand up….by the
    way, the call to social action via infiltration of organizations is a
    LIBERTARIAN AXIOM taken right out of Lenin’s handbook for
    communists…..you know….first line hard core believers etc. You are a
    libertarian arencha? What happens is always the same with you
    guys….as soon as the crp hit’s the big fan, you take a step back
    instead of forward, which in the long run makes you
    untrustworthy……and in many ways more damaging than the left. I know,
    the feeling is mutual but……you will miss another opportunity to
    make huge gains, and this may be your last chance.

    • lapin.grove

      Do you not realize that many people are AGAINST war for religious reasons? That is my reason. I do not know what causes Michael to be against wars but that is OWN business, NOT yours.

      • Highland26

        War is good for nothing. How old are you?

  • Moe Humid

    Could the gassing be an ISIS setup?? They’d like nothing better than to start ww3.

    • Percy

      Russia nor China are going to g to war, get out from under your bed and relax!

      • Highland26

        Why should we believe you!

  • Ganyo Balkanski

    Just listening to Savage right now. So, if it was not Sarin and some kind of Chlorine gas, does that make gassing people totally better?
    Secondly, if Assad didn’t do it, who is president of Syria and why are they allowing this to happen under their watch?

    • Anonymous

      No, but I believe the gas Assad had was Sarin. So it would tend to make one think it was someone else.

    • Anonymous

      “So, if it was not Sarin and some kind of Chlorine gas, does that make gassing people totally better?”

      Whatever it was, it belonged to the rebels (alQaida OR ISIS) and the Syrians hit it with a conventional bomb.

      • Elephant Man

        Nonsense. A bomb hit would have destroyed most of the gas before it dispersed. Bashar is a chip off the old block, that is, Hafez, who destroyed an entire city and massacred tens of thousands of people because of a rebellion.

    • lapin.grove

      Those murderous rebels backed by the USA used poison gas in Aleppo last year. Some of them did not explode and the Russian bomb squad destroyed them! There is proof and the UN officials were there and documented on video.

      Those SAME rebels also poisoned the water supply of the whole city of DAMASCUS!! It took several weeks before the Russian specialists were able to get the water cleaned.
      DID the American media even mention it??? NO!

      I do believe those rebels were making gas bombs as they had done last year in ALEPPO. Their warehouse of gas was bombed and the gas got to the people …the families and hostages of the US BACKED REBELS.

      I follow what is happening in Syria for the past 5 years because some of my friends have FAMILY in DAMASCUS …they support ASSAD and they are Orthodox Christians.

  • P. Henry

    James Wilson: (framer and ratifier): “This system will not hurry us into war; it is calculated to guard against it. It will not be in the power of a single man, or a single body of men, to involve us in such distress; for the important power of declaring war is vested in the legislature at large. . . .” (To the Pennsylvania ratifying convention, 1787.)

    • We’llcallitBlackDog

      Do you have an opinion of your own to share or are you too busy Googling war quotes? T.J. and J.M. didn’t have to worry about nukes, terrorism, or what bathroom to use. You did notice MORE than one man in the room, right?

      • Shamus

        Assad has nukes?

    • lapin.grove

      Even after PEARL HARBOUR attack , the PRESIDENT went to the Congress and THEY voted for a declaration of war with only ONE ‘ no ‘ vote.

  • P. Henry

    “Having seen the people of all other nations bowed down to the earth under the wars and prodigalities of their rulers, I have cherished their opposites, peace, economy, and riddance of public debt, believing that these were the high road to public as well as private prosperity and happiness.” -Thomas Jefferson

  • P. Henry

    “Of all the enemies to public liberty war is, perhaps, the most to be dreaded, because it comprises and develops the germ of every other. War is the parent of armies; from these proceed debts and taxes; and armies, and debts, and taxes are the known instruments for bringing the many under the domination of the few. In war, too, the discretionary power of the Executive is extended; its influence in dealing out offices, honors, and emoluments is multiplied; and all the means of seducing the minds, are added to those of subduing the force, of the people. The same malignant aspect in republicanism may be traced in the inequality of fortunes, and the opportunities of fraud, growing out of a state of war, and in the degeneracy of manners and of morals engendered by both. No nation could preserve its freedom in the midst of continual warfare.”- James Madison

    • lapin.grove

      Well, we Americans have been in a war ( OR A CONFLICT like Korea ) almost our entire existence.

      Has anybody ever taken James Madison’s words to heart??

      NOT MANY POLITICIANS take Madison’s words to heart…. OR MAYBE they do and use wars to achieve their purposes of FRAUD, high taxes and the domination of the MANY by the FEW!

  • P. Henry

    “The power to declare war is fully and exclusively vested in the legislature”- James Madison

    • Maurice Rogerson

      I didn’t hear about Trump declaring war. Where did you read that?

  • http://www.allnewspipeline.com/ Anonymous

    Thank you Michael Savage.. and God Bless YOU! I feel the exact same way.. Trump has just about lost his base.. and it could lead to 260 million DEAD Americans…

    • Quazoid

      Let’s continue to act like Puss-in-Boots Obama? Is that what America has become, ball-less, gutless wimps to be pushed around by every derelict tinhorn despot on the planet. I guess that’s alright with you.

      • mattie2

        Trump attacked a sovereign state, Syria, that was fighting ISIS/AQ/Al Nursa terrorists aka “rebels.” The US airforce morphed into the ISIS/AQ/Al Nursa “rebels” airforce by bombing the Syrian military airbase in Homs. Nice?

        • Quazoid

          Trump attacked a State that used chemical weapons for the 2nd…maybe 3rd time to kill citizens. He was justified.

        • Quazoid

          The Geneva Protocol prohibits the use of chemical & germ warfare weapons by any State.

          • mattie2

            There was no evidence of Assad using CW’s against Syrians in 2013.
            http://www.dw.com/en/is-assad-to-blame-for-the-chemical-weapons-attack-in-syria/a-38330217

            And there’s no evidence Assad used CW’s this week either. Swedish Doctors Association ( http://swedhr.org) analyzed the videos and photos and info published/presented by MSM and SOS Nikki Haley and concluded the information was likely false.
            http://theindicter.com/analysis-of-evidence-contradicts-allegations-on-syrian-gas-attacks/

            More quoted remarks from Swedish Doctors Assoc spokesperson below. FYI, I’m a Trump voter but this Syria attack disappoints me terribly and I fear that our own intel agencies, who hate Trump, knew the “evidence” provided by the “rebels” and Turkey was false, but kept their silence, to let Trump walk into making bad decision, which will embarrass him, when the Truth comes out in the future.

            “Donald Trump has proven being mistaken about some important issues. The last missile attack he ordered against Syria in retaliation of an unclear (to say the least) event, is the latest of such mistakes in the geopolitical scenario. It is about an alleged gas-attack attributed to the Syrian forces, and where –to the best of my knowledge– no substantial evidence has been put forward. The risk being that, about this particular item, history might end placing President Trump in the same box than Bush’s “weapons of mass destruction”….”

          • Quazoid

            So you say. I think they have the evidence they need. Photo’s of the planes that dropped the gas leaving and returning to the hangers from where they came.

          • mattie2

            There is ZERO proof that the Syrian gov’t was responsible for the CW attack this week. The photos that airhead SOS Nikki Haley has presented has already been debunked by the Swedish Doctors Association in their report on 04/05/17 – the day before Trump launched his attack on Syria!

            http://theindicter.com/analysis-of-evidence-contradicts-allegations-on-syrian-gas-attacks/

    • mattie2

      Putin just announced he will increase Russian military support of Assad, as a result of the US attack. And furthermore, Putin says the MOA with the USA is kaput. This MOA evidently was a great help to the US airforce based in the ME.

      • Highland26

        War never solves anything.

    • Wine Corr

      Nope, it just grew! the Russians failed to keep up their end of the bargain to remove the WMD. They lied. Putin has been reduced to two inched tall. So,we just fixed that and the world saw it. China saw it first hand too. Because they need to pick up the slack over there. They are responsible; we are not the Police of the world….Oh, by the way we have a conservative Justice and Rice was just busted meddling with the election. She’s taking the 5th. All while Bannon steps out of the room…Wow….Oh even Hillary came out today to try to cover up. It’s beautiful. The Democrats have been stunted. Let’s see what happens next.

  • Shaun McDonald

    ‘Yeah, yeah, yeah…..We were isolationists too.’
    Sincerely,
    The Lost Souls aboard the RMS Lusitania, 1915

    • lapin.grove

      It is a known fact that the ship was carrying weapons for the Brits.

      Too bad the USA did NOT consider what might happen to a ship of civilians ,if they LOADED with weapons on that ship.

      • Dotcoman

        Helping our allies was more important. Too Bad the Left committed treason and notified the Germans.

  • Anonymous

    Peacenicks wind up defeated, dead or both.

    • lapin.grove

      I follow this adage from the BIBLE:
      Blessed are peacemakers for they shall be called the children of GOD.

      THAT is good enough for me.
      As for me and my family, we shall follow the Lord.

      • Dotcoman

        Peace though Strength, not rolling over and exposing our soft underbelly like Obama did.

        • Highland26

          Yes, strength as a deterrent to war. Not as a means to war.

  • Anonymous

    I smell a John McCain-sized rat! He and his ilk seem desperate for another war, and I think they’re pigeon-holing him to confront Russia. When you see never-Trumpers McCain, Graham, and Rubio singing his praises, then that should tell you that something’s up!

    Why would Assad suddenly use chemical weapons, now? It makes no sense whatsoever. McCain had another “secret trip” to Syria last month. Is it really beyond him to tell his ISIS, err… REBEL buddies how to drag the US into their conflict?

    • Carl Place

      So are you saying that Trump got played?

      • Shamus

        Thats what I see.

      • Anonymous

        Played would indicate he doesn’t know what’s going on. I’m saying he’s been dealt a hand by some crooked dealers and has to play the hand out.

        Ironically, this will probably help his numbers.

      • Dotcoman

        No. He could be, but he had plenty of other justification to play wack-a-mole with Assad to get his attention.

    • Wine Corr

      Because he’s a maniac! and the Russians failed to keep up their end of the bargain to remove the WMD. So, we just fixed that and the world saw it. China saw it first hand too. Oh, by the way we have a conservative Justice and Rice was just busted meddling with the election. All while Bannon steps out of the room…Wow.

    • Dotcoman

      True. But Trump needed to act decisively . Assad has challenged the US several times under Bush and Obama. This was possibly his first chance to Challenge President Trump, and Trump needed to smack that down.

      Normally I agree that it seems seedy that McCain, Graham and foam party Rubio are getting their way.

      We need to calm down. One attack does not a Neocon make.

      • Highland26

        True, but if this was a false flag, it was a powerful one.

      • Anonymous

        No, it does not, and I remain a Trump supporter.

        But that does not change what I believe this whole thing is truly about. After 8 years of Obama’s retreating from the middle east, the neocons are highly motivated to reassert American foreign policy to that of the past. If it takes another war or two for us to do that, that matters not a whit to them. They won’t be the ones fighting it, will they?

      • mattie2

        “Assad has challenged the US several times under Bush and Obama. ”

        Say what? Assad helped Bush by allowing the CIA to “interrogate” AQ suspects in Syria. Assad didn’t challenge Obama. Mr. Big Ears accused Assad of using CW’s in 2013, which was found to be a lie. It turns out that the CW was a rebels home made variety , not a military grade that the Syrian army would have used.
        http://m.democracynow.org/stories/14292

  • Robert Herrmann

    This is INSANE! I am a life long patriotic conservative Republican, and never thought that I would consider our generals war criminals. We are all screwed with those mad men running around the Pentagon.

    • Stinker II

      save the drama for your momma.
      this is a *** up world and you the US can’t be run by appeasing ***

    • Wine Corr

      You are not! That’s foolish.

    • mattie2

      And don’t forget the war monger, sold out, politicians in the 2 party fraud- eg. Rubio/Graham/McCain/Pelosi/Schumer/HildaBeast the latter who demanded an attack on Assad just hours before Trump unleashed the Tomahawk cruise missiles, which killed 4 Syrian children and 6 Syrian soldiers.

  • Anonymous

    The use of poisonous gas in Syria was a crime. The UN was created to police the world. The US should not be policing the world. If the UN cannot police the world in the most obvious crimes against humanity then dismantle the UN immediately.

  • Anonymous

    Americans need to rise up and JAIL the New World Order Globalists.
    THEN, convict them for Crimes Against Humanity.
    THEN, PUBLIC ****!!

    The New World Order is the enemy of Humanity.
    End the Federal Reserve Bank and Military Industrial Complex.
    Death to Globalists so that Humanity can live in Peace, Prosperity, Health & Happiness.

  • Anonymous

    Trump better start planning how to build a new nation in Syria. It is more festered with radicals than Iraq. Good luck.

    • Cody Riley

      Syria is for Russia to worry about.

    • Dotcoman

      The plan for Obama was to turn it over to the Muslim Brotherhood who would elect him to be their Mahdi for life.

  • Anonymous

    Using the logic used to justify attacking Syria, China and Russia should have bombed the United States after Janet Reno & Bill Clinton ordered the incineration of the Branch Davidians in 1993. The video of the attack looked a napalm tanker that sprayed the complex and not only burned to death the guys with guns, but also scores of woman and children that allegedly the government was trying to rescue in the first place.

    • Percy

      Relax Ribinski2, get out from under your bed. Neither Russia nor China are going to war over this!

  • Anonymous

    It’s time to stop, what’s that sound?

    Why are commentators on CNN and MSNBC all of a sudden praising Donald Trump’s action in Syria?

    There’s something happening here.

    Last week the main stream media was 110% against EVERYTHING Trump! That’s changed. Why?

    There’s battle lines are being drawn.

    Candidate Trump promised a lot of things. There were risk-taking, change-the-business, drain-the-swamp issues. This is threatening not just a way the media and government do business… but in their minds, it threatens the game… it’s threatening their livelihood, their jobs. It’s threatening the way they do things (and every time that happens) the people who are holding positions of power – they have their hands on the switch – they go irrationally insane. They will do anything to keep power. They will shoot many arrows into Trump’s back.

    Paranoia strikes deep.

    Now President Trump has tasted the fleeting glory of military success. The letter networks are stroking his ego (his weakness). They feel that perhaps he can be deflected from his destiny of charging into the pit (taking no prisoners) and changing Washington.

    Nobody’s right if everyone’s wrong.

  • Anonymous

    I have just the faintest hope that Putin (and even Assad) agreed to this to get the Russian ‘stooge’ accusations off Trump’s back. And that maybe, just maybe the saber rattling is intended to preserve that fantasy. At least they told the Russians beforehand. But, if this escalation continues, I am not going to visit my Dad in the DC area this summer except to get him out of that place before it’s turned into radioactive ash.

    • Anonymous

      no chance of WW3 there has to be a democrat in office.

    • Elephant Man

      Don’t panic. Russia is not the USSR of old. It has the world’s 12th largest economy and a population smaller than Pakistan. The odds of it going to war against the mighty United States are miniscule. As for nukes, it’s their very destructiveness that prevents them from being used.

    • Anonymous

      Hope is an intellectual virtue and thus a faint (vain) hope is no Hope at all. Demand that your mind work!

  • Deathdefiant

    So Israel-first Trump has shown his true colors and found a clever way to get his administration back on the track for the destabilization of the ME on the behalf of the terrorist state of Israel. Obama would be proud, as he too used the false flag ‘blame Syria for chemical weapons’ ploy. Guess Trump admin learned from Obama admin’s mistakes and made sure to keep any potentially honest UN employees away from the investigation this time so they don’t blow a lid on the lie again.

  • Croiseeman .

    Baghdadi approves..

    • Dotcoman

      Actually Japan, Lebanon, Israel, Jordan, Turkey and Saudi Arabia as well as several other Arab Gulf states all highly approve and are applauding Trump’s use of force.

      Nothing has changed in regard to ISIS.

  • Stinker II

    that wasn’t war., that was a love tap.

    everyone calm down.

    the world is breathing a great sigh of relief now that they see the US is back again as the leading force of good in the universe.

    • Robert Scheffler

      I totally agree. Russia takes over a country and China is threading the world. This will actually help draw a line.

    • mattie2

      “the world is breathing a great sigh of relief now that they see the US is back again”

      I disagree. Our so-called Euro and ME allies are laughing at Trump for taking Turkey’s sucker bait and that Trump will be a 1 term President, if Trump survives 4 years without being impeached for breaching international law.

      • Stinker II

        Name 1 person who laughed

        • mattie2

          Name 1 person in your claim that “the world is breathing a great sigh of relief now that they see the US is back again” ASIDE from the Sunni Muslim nations’ leadership who want Assad deposed and the Sunni Muslim terrorists ( aka rebels) fighting Assad.

    • Dotcoman

      Exactly the Gaslighting Faux Concern Trolls Soros is sending out to sites like this need to calm down and ***, man up, grow a pair and unwad their panties and go have a snicker’s bar or something.

      Trump needed to send a graphic message to several bad actors around the world last night and to several of our allies who are currently cheering him on this afternoon.

      It also sets the Trump negotiating table for a starting position of power.
      Obama always started on his back with his soft pink underbelly exposed and acted like a *** begging for table scraps.

      Because of Obama’s treason, the world needs a reset on what to expect from the US. Mission accomplished on that score.

      • Highland26

        I’m a Trump supporter and I oppose it. This isn’t a one size fits all situation.

    • Anonymous

      Yes, Mammon is heaving a big sigh of relief. We should all be happy now, even giddy as Stinker II seems to be.

      • Stinker II

        it took less than 30 seconds. it was a love tap. not war.

        high praises from world leaders without an axe to grind.

    • mattie2

      “that wasn’t war., that was a love tap.”

      You call 59 missiles launched against a sovereign nation for no cause – which is a breach of international law – and which resulted in the deaths of 4 children and 6 Syrian soldiers and which destroyed a key Syrian government air base that was successfully repelling terrorist elements in the so-called “rebel” group IS A LOVE TAP?

  • The Mystic Seer

    I’m no fan of Putin, but I love and respect the Russian people.

    • Anonymous

      What? No war?

  • Anonymous

    Assad killing children etc., isn’t alright. Assad protecting terrorists isn’t alright. I hope UN gets behind Trump in this. The day we stop trying to protect innocents from butchers is the day we give up being Christian and Jew. Russia will be able to buy oil from us shortly and can then give up aiding Syria. For them its all about oil.

    • Anonymous

      ummm. Assad is the one fighting the terrorists. its the west/saudi/turkey that is supporting them. FYI Assad was the one keeping the different religions from attacking each other. It wasnt until Washington decided it was a good idea to start a civil war that turned a few malcontents into the murdering fanatical isis.

    • craigalls

      Who is the “UN” made up of? And if this was 1898 you wouldn’t know what Assad did and would be more attentive to the needs of your own people.

    • mattie2

      There’s no evidence that Assad used chemical weapons. Just because Turkey alleges Assad did doesn’t constitute proof. Turkey tried to pull this false flag narrative once before in 2013. And btw, there’s no evidence that Assad is “protecting terrorists.” In fact, there is evidence that the opposite is true. Assad is fighting “rebels” who are composed of ISIS and AQ and Al Nursa terrorists.

    • poorboyhome

      The UN??? They have no military power! The U.S.are better to do it alone and with no one elses ok!

    • Dondodondo

      Why are you so certain Assad did this? There is no compelling evidence beyond a shaky video.

    • Anonymous

      “The day we stop trying to protect innocents from butchers is the day we give up being Christian and Jew”

      That day passed a while back for the Yemenis eh?

    • Highland26

      We should start with Planned Parenthood.

  • Anonymous

    Trump “can’t win.”

    The winning, “right thing to do” in Syria notwithstanding, President Trump’s in a lose-lose position, as far as the left is concerned. If he “did nothing” after seeing what the entire world has seen in Syria, they’d vilify him a thousand-fold more in the media while showing us the same awful videos and photos repeatedly, 24/7. The intended image, of course, to continually paint Trump as the embodiment of everything that’s evil, morally corrupt, and all-around reprehensible in a human being. . . . You get the picture.

    That he has “done ‘something'”–even this military action that’s of such overwhelming humanitarian import–opens him up to the Democrats’ and left’s charges of “warmongering”; “putting us on the path to nuclear Armageddon”; “ego-posturing”; “dangerously tilting with Russia”; “setting the stage for huge government contracts to be awarded corporations in the ‘military-industrial’ complex. . . .” And on and on with still more creative narratives that will persist throughout his administration. Trip Trump up at every turn and at every political hair out of place.

    Still, we can see on the evening news that the left is somewhat nonplussed for the moment. They’re flinching big time over this striking, unexpected military call. Now if only he’d follow up with another unannounced, unexpected move: “President Trump to Meet with Putin” to begin establishing a basis for improving relations, an aim he openly expressed during his campaign.

  • Anonymous

    no chance of WW3 there has to be a democrat in office

  • Richard Mekeel

    “The Democrats have not responded this badly to an election since the election of Lincoln…when they were facing the threat of the Republicans taking away their slaves.” – Dinesh D’Souza, speech at Trinity College, 03-07-17

    The election of President Trump didn’t create the left’s hate…it revealed it.

    • T. H.

      Nice post!

  • Anonymous

    Is it the job of the USA or the United Nations to deter the use of chemical weapons in foreign conflicts?

    • Ed

      The UN has no forces and the US has no credibility. There no longer are conventions on weapons of mass destruction for all intents and purposes, just might (and propaganda) makes right.

  • Commo Ofcr

    Where’s the evidence? If you’re going to attack another nation on my behalf don’t ask me to simply take your word for it.

    It’s unconstitutional i.e. illegal to attack another nation with which we are not at war and which has not threatened or attacked the US. We call a Dept. of DEFENSE for a reason. But Washington has been doing illegal things for a long time and will continue to do so until the people make them stop.

    • Highland26

      And at the rate the MSM lies, it’s hard to believe anything they say.

  • TexanForever

    This was exactly what was needed to establish Trump as a doer and not a talker like Lord O. There is so much positive about this I don’t know where to start. It was appropriate, measured, and done in the right way to take out hardware while minimizing loss of life. The Russian special forces stationed there got one hour’s notice so they could move their helicopters and personnel. The Syrians probably did the same.

    We were showing what we could do. The first wave of Tomahawks likely took out the air defenses. We know that a Russian Sukhoi was used by Syria to deliver the deadly saran gas from this air base, so the strike was a correct one.

    The Chinese, Russians, EU, North Korea, Iran, and entire Middle East now know that, unlike wussy Obama, Trump means what he says. When Trump sets a red-line it is to be taken seriously. And as George Patton would have done, this response was not announced days in advance nor was its location. .. Perfect both tactically and strategically.

    When the smoke clears America will again be taken seriously and Trump will be known for prompt and measured response.

    • Deathdefiant

      Obama himself tried to frame Assad for usage of sarin gas and use it as a pretext for war with Syria.

      So, you’re trying to tell me that Trump’s attempt to capitalize on Sarin gas usage as an excuse to wage war in Syria, *exactly* like Obama did, was *necessary* in order to establish Trump as *different* from Obama.

      We call that an oxymoron. And the kind of people who actually believe such nonsense, just morons.

      Do try to remember that General Patton expressed regret for his actions after WWII. He said we defeated the wrong enemy. Don’t sully his good name by associating it with globalist trash like Obama or Trump. Patton actually understood what was going on in the end, albeit too late to avoid complicity in the creation of this nightmare unfolding before us today.

      • Mac-101

        And he most likely died for it!

  • Shamus

    Trump is wrong on this. The US is headed for another undeclared war. At some point the US will its *** handed to it. America has become a Bully.

    • william tell

      Putin is always beating on his chest to see what he can get away with. But he doesn’t want a war with the US. He did nothing when the Turks shot down a Russian MIG but huff and puff. Bullies are always pushing limits till they get smacked.

    • Highland26

      Yes. Charity begins at home. The President needs to focus on the homeland and stop intervening in other countries.

  • Anonymous

    no chance of WW3 there has to be a democrat in office, traditionally a democrat has been in office when a world war starts

  • Spazzz

    The USA isn’t gonna make idle threats like Obama did…the world knows that we will flex the muscle if necessary…

  • Percy

    Percy is a nice guy!

  • Anonymous

    no chance of WW3 there has to be a democrat in office, traditionally a democrat has been in office when a world war starts. WW1 – Woodrow Wilson (D) WW2 Roosevelt (D)

    • Highland26

      Whatever….

  • poorboyhome

    talks dont always work! Their are people and countries that do what they want!!!!!!! Russia, Syria, China, North korea, Iran, Iraq Yemen, Israel, afghanistan and the liberal democrats! No other option, but to shut them down!

  • Dotcoman

    Rand is not his father. And his screaming that this attack was unconstitutional was also dead wrong. Glad Aqua Buddha is not president

  • Anonymous

    traditionally a democrat has been in office when a world war starts. WW1 – Woodrow Wilson (D) WW2 Roosevelt (D)

  • Anonymous

    “Nikki Haley, Trump’s pick for U.N. ambassador, laid the law down to Russia about the attacks in Syria, saying their acts were unconscionable, accusing them for their complicity in the deaths of children.”

    Bashar Assad (an Alawite) was an ophthalmologist not groomed to replace his father (who sent troops to Iraq I to fight on our side). His succession was approved (overwhelmingly) in a plebiscite. He won a multi-party election in 2014 and his party won a majority in Syria’s parliament in April of last year. Assad’s wife (a Sunni) is British and highly educated with degrees in computer science and French literature. She has worked as an investment banker and had been accepted in an MBA program at Harvard before marrying Assad. The Assads could live comfortably anywhere as both speak several languages. Assad does not fit the mold of a dictator clinging to power as the US foreign policy establishment claims via mainstream ‘journalism’.

    Using CWs when you are already winning with legal ones makes no sense – false flag obviously. My hope is that this attack on Syria is a one time thing that Putin (and maybe Assad) agreed to in order to take the pressure off Trump (Putin ‘stooge’, etc.). Putin cannot afford to let the USG take over Syria and install some Mubarak-like puppet such as Ayman Asfari. That would only whet the appetites of McCainiacs to attack Crimea and eastern Ukraine ‘republics’, which would precipitate the end of Russia in a strictly conventional war. Who knows what Putin and Russia might do to avoid ending up like Qadaffi and Libya?

    • Highland26

      I agree. The mainstream media has lost all credibility. We all know that.

  • Freeway

    Assad is the only solution for Syria. His removal will mean the termination of Syria’s 2000 year old Christian community.

    • john miles

      Yes, Freeway, at the very least. Also, you’ll notice that those that are pushing hard for Assad’s removal, like the neoconservatives and others don’t even try to hide the fact that they have no clue who–or what organization, like ISIS— would replace him.
      They just seem to have the single minded objective of removing him and then they’ll “figure it out later.” Just as they have in Iraq and Libya…oh wait!!!!

    • Highland26

      No one is thinking things through. You are right.

  • Jay Sixspeedrt

    Is it just a coincidence that mere days after Steve Bannon, a diligent opponent of the war mongering Neocons like Johnny Mac and Hillary Clinton, was demoted, we’re suddenly lobbing missiles at Syria?

    Trump obviously wears his heart on his sleeve – he may mean well – but the Neocons who are apparently ascendant in the Administration know this; and it seems all they need to do to get Trump’s approval for military action is show Trump photos of dead children and blame it on their target of choice.

    How exactly was America threatened by Syria? Saudi Arabia and Qatar have provided more aid and comfort to ISIS and Al Qaeda than Syria ever has.

    • Highland26

      I wonder if Ivanka/Jared had Bannon ousted…

  • TZAZ

    Mr. Savage nothing wrong with being against war, it is a commendable ideal. Alas this is the real world and we must deal with it as it presents it’s self, and that’s not always the way we would like it.

    • p martin

      Savage has talked about dropping nuclear bombs on the middleeast….wiping them out. Now he is a peacenik? No, he just realizes being the conservative against Trump may get him headlines.

  • Deathdefiant

    Remember back when people were intelligent enough to understand that the movies like Team America: World Police were supposed to be satire? That America is not actually the police of the world?

    This move on Trump’s part to pick up the mantle of the globalist warmonger left by Obama proves that Trump is not ‘America-first’ in the slightest. In fact, I bet this move pleases the putrid likes of the Obamas, Clintons and Soros greatly. It’s exactly what they want. Exactly what they have been after.

    Trump is a globalist.

    • p martin

      So..you live your life based on what Hollywood says…….ok

    • Agent 99

      Stop for a moment to think about where those Syrian refugees arriving on our soil in droves are coming from: Syria. Yes, we do have a dog in this particular hunt, thanks to the “red line” mess of the previous administration.

      How else do you propose making Syria inhabitable so that its refugees can eventually return to their rightful homeland?

      • Highland26

        So are you saying we have to go to war with Syria so the refugees will have a place to live? That’s absurd.

  • william tell

    For an attack on Assad base to be effective it had to be secret and quick. Obama warned him and he used chemical weapons and nothing was done about it. If Congress debates it everybody knows it coming, and Assad and the Russians move everything to a safe location. Putin isn’t the guy you can trust. You have to watch him like a wounded animal. The Turks shot down a Russian MIG. Putin huffed and puffed and sent a warship to sail by, but he did nothing in retaliation. He doesn’t want a conflict with the US. He always testing us to see what he can get away with.

  • BoutTime

    What Syria did was test the new administration. It was designed to see what Trump would do. After all, according to the media and the democrats, Trump and Putin are good buddies, so Assad figured let’s see if he does something if we pop some chemical weapons. And there should be no doubt that Assad let the Russians know what he was doing in advance. They figured he would be like Obama and go running to the UN and call for a meeting, and months later get around to issuing a very stern warning. Trump just burst their bubble. I have a feeling the dictator of North Korea is having a hard time sleeping at night. Uh-oh, you mean this guy might really call our bluff?

    Michael, so what do you think, we should just get our buddies the Russians on the phone and have them do something? There is no way we are going to avoid a
    confrontation with Russia, unless we just curl up and cower in a corner. They intend to fully reestablish the old Soviet spheres of influence and rub our noses in it. Confrontation with them will be unavoidable until they really believe that we are not afraid to face them head on.

    • Anonymous

      Total nonsense.

      Assad was winning the war against the American and Saudi backed terrorists.

      As for Russia, how dare they put their country in the middle of all our military bases.

  • Anonymous

    Michael Savage believes it’s the generals. I believe it is Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner.

    • Cody Riley

      Yea that Jared Kushner is a real POS.

      • Agent 99

        Right. (eye roll)
        Another new troll strategy: name a name, and then completely condemn that person as if you know anything about them.

      • Agent 99

        Right. (eye roll)
        Another new t r o l l strategy: name someone, and then completely condemn that person as if you know anything about them.

    • Highland26

      Me, too! Ivanka is the one I’m worried about. I feel there is a lot more than meets the eye with that one. Deception, arrogance, and lust for power maybe. She has his ear more than anyone else. Didn’t she persuade him to fire some of his people in the past? I didn’t vote for her and I don’t think she has any business in the West Wing and sitting in the President’s desk in the oval office taking photos. Very inappropriate. I feel like a teenybopper has the President’s ear.

      • Anonymous

        Ivanka and Jared are leftist subversives who are there to do the bidding of their friends the clintons and soros (who funded $250 million for his cadre real estate). They’re bringing in other leftist to fill key positions and move Trump left. They seem to have complete control over Trump, and very few suspect a thing (esp. with Ivanka). Very dangerous since their views are opposite of Trump’s platform and promises.

  • Anonymous

    There’s another alternative Michael, perhaps Trump didn’t mean anything he said in the first place.
    So, aren’t you carrying this “benefit of the doubt” a bit far, even in this? In the end words are easy, and for words to translate into action there needs, always, the intervention of character, a man of integrity, right?
    And don’t you think at this point that all the lauding of Trump that you and others engaged in was perhaps a foolish willingness to imagine that his words alone were a sign of character–and despite decades of experiences to the contrary?!
    Why waste advice on a man who doesn’t, can’t, listen?
    In the last analysis what does it matter if ethical moron X or ethical moron Y is in the White House? And that’s where Trump now is and, and, he is now out of reach of all you little people who thought, despite all wisdom to the contrary, that this election cycle would see political processes work the way they’re supposed to! So, what do we get? Another 4 years for these monsters to further entrench themselves in the same old authoritarian system that the Founders fought to eradicate! And at some point there will be no going back, eh? And where will Michael Savage be then, rooting for the “better” of two tyrants? Better to go $lit your throat than play the part of this so-called wise man, eh?
    JWC

    • Highland26

      Wow, that was nasty…

  • James Green

    Well Michael, you did say that Trump was the Winston Churchill of our time…

  • Anonymous

    Probably.

  • Ken S.

    Speak softly and carry a big stick. Don’t be afraid to use that stick. Trump has shown the world that the era of feckless appeasement is over. Get used to it!

    • mattie2

      “era of feckless appeasement is over.”

      Huh? Have you been asleep the past 8 years? Bogus Arab Spring, doubling down in Afghanistan, taunting Russia over the fact that Crimea voted to become a formal Russian protectorate which Crimea has informally been for ages, deposing Qadaffi for no valid reason, giving a strategic foothold for ISIS to move into Syria and try to take over that nation, a key element in ISIS’ stated mission goal to establish a new Islamic caliphate across the Middle East.

  • john miles

    I think Dr. Savage forgot the neoconservatives. Those evil *** have incredible power in Washington, far too much in fact.
    They are as evil as leftist’s and, like leftists, they do not have the best interests of Americans in mind.

    • Highland26

      I’m sure ole McCain is smiling right now.

  • Anonymous

    I don’t think any of us has a clue as to what is really going on. Yes, I watch “Homeland” religiously. A script written a year or more ago, taped several months ago talking about a “Deep State”, a rogue CIA . . . wow, the writers sure have a great imagination, huh?

  • Tacnasty

    Has anyone asked the question why Assad would do this? Does this make any sense? He is on the verge of victory in Syria. Why would this happen so conveniently at this time?

    • Mil-Dot

      It’s because it is a lie. ISIS did this. In other words, the US govt did this.

    • Mil-Dot

      ISIS

    • Mil-Dot

      yep

    • Anonymous

      Turkey ,Turks , Ottomans , Caliphate – end.

      • Anonymous

        And neocons.

  • dok dokki

    Even if it was Assad, why should that be our business.
    Funding the rebels started the deterioration of Syria, letting them take over will not bring democracy.

    • SASINTEXAS

      You cannot have a rouge nation using Chemical warfare on innocent people if it’s not stopped now it only empowers them. Assad is an evil psychopath the strike took out his base that launched the chemicals and shut it down not killing civilians. As far as Russia/Putin is concerned it’s good Putin see’s we are not pansies hiding in fear and now knows we will not allow chemical warfare from any rogue nation even one who has Russia’s backing.MAGA

      • Highland26

        “Rogue,” not “rouge.”

        • SASINTEXAS

          got it, thks

  • Mil-Dot

    It’s about that gas pipeline to Turkey. That is what this is all about. Trump better watch his ***. If his supporters turn on him, he’s history. We didn’t vote for another Libya.

    • Cal

      Keep dream’n.

    • Highland26

      I’ll say…

    • Tool Maker

      Not * ** ,The Russkeys and Syrians Want it

  • Raul Rodriguez

    Psa 146:3 Put not your trust in princes, nor in the son of man, in whom there is no help. President Trump has been under tremendous attacks, arrows where hitting him from the globalist left and some in the right at the same time, perhaps he realize that he cannot beat them and decide to join the globalist and the Republicans in name only. And order the attack to appease both side, or perhaps he was able to fool all of us for some time, like they say you cannot fool everybody all the time.

  • Anonymous

    Chemical weapons were used, both sides admit to it. If something’s not done by America then by who? The UN? The Arab league? If you allow chemicals weapons to be used in one part of the world, they will most certainly be used in another.

    • Anonymous

      Not America’s problem. Let the Muslims kill each other all they want.

    • Ed Gein
    • Ed

      What if you allow them to be used as a false flag, blamed on the users enemy and the US destroys the users enemy for them? I see dead children all over the world based upon this successful attack.

      • Anonymous

        Both sides admit there were chemicals used, nobody’s denying their presence.

    • mattie2

      “Chemical weapons were used, both sides admit to it”

      Please provide a link that proves what you claim. What 2 sides are you referencing?

    • DG

      When did “both sides” admit it?

      • Anonymous

        Well the Assad/Russian explanation is “we hit a WMD stockpile,” and the other argument is “Assad used chemical weapons on his own people.” Do you see how both sides are claiming the use of the weapons, the argument is who brought them to the party.

    • http://metalmofos.com/ Metal Mofos

      Both sides admit to it? What?

  • Ted

    It doesn’t matter who got to whom, the fact is that the uncertaintly outweights the certainty at this point. I can understand why Trump saw fit to take action, but it seems reflexive though he knew or was advised that the longer he waited, the less justified it would be. So now he has asserted himself and shown that, love him or hate him, he’s THE President. Deal with it. Good. But 66% of respondents to a Drudge Poll think it’s a good move which, coincidentally, us exactly the same percentage of idiots in America.

    • Highland26

      Really? I will have to go over to the Drudge site, then.

  • SGT Scientist

    The cruise missile attack was smart. It took out 20 expensive planes and a lot of expensive logistical support infrastructure. It put the lie to the Trump-Russia collusion conspiracy theory. It put China, Iran, North Korea, and everybody else on notice: The grownups are back in charge in the US. Finally, it opened up 59 more orders for cruise missiles that are manufactured here in southern AZ.

    • Trevor Sedis

      The cruise missile attack was smart? Really?

      It took out 20 expensive planes and a lot of expensive logistical support infrastructure…allowing ISIS to grow and thus keep all countries surrounding Israel “broken.”

      Because there’s nothing better for Israel than angering everyone around it in an era of ever smaller, ever-more-powerful weapons, right? How many “dirty bombs” concealed in suitcases would it take to bring the Jewish State to its knees?

      Israel is a big, walled ghetto. It survives only because America protects it. And that protection is neither infinite nor unconditional.

      How many guided missiles do you think Tel Aviv, Haifa, etc. could take?

      Israelis are not used to “fighting fair.” If they used nukes, not only would Jews in the Levant become ash in response, Jews arround the world would be targeted for acts committed by their “Jewish State.”

      If war breaks out, Syria-Russia-Iran-Hizbollah-Hamas will destroy Israel and activate sleeper cells throught the West. A few car bombs going off in small town squares would paralyze Europe and America. Israel would probably launch nukes then, resulting in WWIII…Jews roasting alongside goyim.

      If Israelis think destroying Iraq, Lybia, Syrian, and Iran is a “wise” thing they are as foolish as the Jews who Yahweh forced to wander the desert for 40 years.

      HINT: Iran is no Iraq. Russia is no Iran. And Russia is already *** at Turkey for shooting down its plane, and angry at Israel for bombing its sovereign ally.

      We have goaded the Russian bear. I believe it will respond by hitting the West in a way to save face and flex muscle. It might hit Israel, giving fair warning. America will not protest. Ashod might be bombed with 60 near-nuke bombs, the USA going “tsk tsk.”

    • mattie2

      The so-called pluses you state are not reasons for why I voted for Trump. Trump promised he would get the USA out of useless foreign conflicts that had nothing to do with threats to the USA’s national security. He promised he would respect the US constitution and laws on the books, which he did not do last night by violating the War Powers Resolution – that has 6 parts, not a law that that gives the President unfettered power to launch cruise missiles at any nation he doesn’t like on any given day for political expediency or to profit the bottom line of the defense industry companies located in AZ.

  • p martin

    Problem is Savage will flip flop for ratings. If Trump hadnt acted, Savage would be accusing him of being weak like Obama. This situation is not WW3, Russia didnt declare war when Obama attacked their economy or our troops in Ukraine, they wont declare over a pit like Syria— especially since we’ve been bombing Syria the past few years anyway. Trump needed to send a message to the Mid east and N korea. And he just did. People need to chill.

    • Highland26

      Not true. Savage was talking against war 2 days ago. Not true.

    • Anonymous

      I’m a Savage fan but you are correct. He has many contradictions that I’ve seen over time. I live in SF Bay Area and have been listening to him since 1991 (believe it or not). He has changed a number of views over the years. Today, he claims this was NOT a Sarin Gas attack, but another chemical agent. Just how does he know? What’s his source when everybody (and I mean everybody) says that it was? If there is definitive proof it was Sarin, will Savage walk it back? No, he will drop the subject. I like Savage and he’s an interesting guy, but like most of us, he makes mistakes. I think he’s wrong on this one.

  • peter wall

    These people have been killing each other for centuries….Why do we think we can stop them and make them “play nice”? NO MORE nation building….NO MORE American blood spilled in the Middle East!!! Our guvmint threw away 60 million of our tax dollars on these Syrian miscreants last night. How much did the rest of the world spend?? Will they stop killing each other?? HE!! NO…

  • Anonymous

    Totally agree with this article. We have NO proof it was Assad that set loose the chemical weapons. And why, to what end? Gas your own people? No…this whole thing stinks of a black ops!

  • peter wall

    These people have been killing each other for centuries….Why do we think we can stop them and make them “play nice”? NO MORE nation building….NO MORE American blood spilled in the Middle East!!! Our guvmint threw away 60 million of our tax dollars on these Syrian miscreants last night. How much did the rest of the world spend?? Will they stop killing each other?? HE!! NO…

  • mattie2

    And in addition to Trump breaking international law by attacking a sovereign nation for no cause and who posed no threat to the USA, let’s not forget the costs to US taxpayers of launching 56 cruise missiles, which cost $1.6 Million each! https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tomahawk_(missile)

    • Rick Davis

      Posed no threat? Posed no threat?? Do you know what happened in Sweden yesterday?Can you grasp even the slightest notion that the Syrian refugees have been a cloaked threat to the free world? Attacking a sovereign nation ay? Maybe its YOU who are in cahoots with Putin, after all that’s what he said after the heinous WMD poison gas distributors got spanked good.

      • mattie2

        The Syrian “refugees” are Sunni Muslims who are aligned with ISIS, a Sunni Muslim terrorist group. Hello! It was ISIS who encouraged Sunni Muslims of the world to do random attacks on infidels living in Western nations by any means they had at their disposal. Assad is a non-Sunni Muslim – an infidel in ISIS’ view – who has been fighting a 7 year long war against ISIS/AQ/Al Nusra Sunni “rebels” in Syria. Buy a clue.

  • jack whip

    No more Savage for me! He was arguing against Concealed Carry a couple of months ago and was saying that a law abiding citizens cannot protect themselves with a concealed gun against a criminal with a gun. Not always, but often enough! Having a gun for self defense is better than NOT having a gun. All of the criminals are armed with guns, so why shouldn’t law abiding citizens who have passed a background check Savage? I stopped listening to him and his channel after this liberal garbage he was spewing, same a Obama’s position!

  • Simon Templer

    Seven flies with one strike. The message was directed at the Chinese. North Koreans and Iran as much as the Russians. The US of is great again and getting greater by the day. The Islamofascists are all whining. Proof this must be a great move.

    • swimologist

      No, RINO neocon *** like Rubio, McCain, Lindsey Graham, Bill Kristol, Mark Levine are all gloating. Smart people like Ann Coulter, Laura Ingraham, Nigel Farage, and Savage are outraged. Who would you throw in with?

  • Jim Gallagher

    It’s not the generals, it’s the establishment and the globalists. They’ll use Trump to topple another regime and then toss him aside like used toilet paper.

    • Rick Davis

      Jim, you are merely echoing the left when speaking of conspiracies. If there was such an orchestrated “toppling of a regime” why wouldn’t it have taken place by now? After all there has never been a more vocal leftist-globalist president than Obama. You’re paranoid.

    • BENNY RASHASHA

      It’s just Trump.

    • SevereCheer621

      It’s both. The generals are too close with the MIC.

  • Simon Templer

    Go Trump.Making the USA great again. You cant deal with the bad players unless you have credibility. This move bought us the credibility we need to deal with the Chinese, North Koreans, Iran. Hezbollah, Hamas, Isis, Turkey. Russia and reestablished confidence with our allies including the Saudis, Israel, East Europeans etc. etc. Great move Donald.

    • swimologist

      Syria was just about to finish off ISIS. Why would they need to gass people?
      Now we’re helping ISIS, al-Queda, al Nusra. What sense does that make?
      Now they’re freer to slaughter people, DA

    • Highland26

      What does this have to do with the USA?

  • rideralberta2

    Yes sir, Mr. Savage. You nailed it. I remember gasping during the election debates when Hillary attacked Russia. I thought, “What on earth are you doing?? Are you trying to start a war?”

    Yes, of course. Ordo ab chaos: “Order out of chaos.” Here it comes, folks.

  • Rich Hall

    What do Americans want? The people I talk to want a powerful military policy throughout the world to stand in stark contrast to the wimp Obama. Should we take on Russia? Absolutely. War is what I’m for. Pound them into glass.

    • swimologist

      What if they pound you first, DB?

    • Highland26

      If you listened to Trump’s speeches, he repeated the “peace through strength” statement. I understood that to mean strength as a deterrent to war, not as a means to war.

    • BENNY RASHASHA

      Well, you better sign up!

  • Anonymous

    The use of force, while not desirable, is the price a nation which has been blessed with great wealth, a part of which is spent on arms, pays. God sends one nation to discipline another. It has ever been so (Assyria/Egypt, Medes and the Persians against Babylon, Greece against the known world, Roman Empire against the known world and on and on). This isn’t a war, it’s a disciplinary action. The message to the world will result in a safe world not a more dangerous world. Reagan’s peace through strength actually worked and will work. it ‘s the weakling, simpering Clinton and Obama and Carter policies which made living in the world more dangerous. It’s better to clearly communicate. There is now no question that the President of the United States will stand up for the innocent people if attacked by despots. Let’s wait. Time will tell if my hypothesis is correct.

    • Trevor Sedis

      > “There is now no question that the President of the United States will stand up for the innocent people if attacked by despots.”

      Like a former President did in Iraq?

      Where’s the proof that Assad, winning the war against ISIS, used poison gas to provoke Trump to destroy a key airbase used to fight terrorists?

      • Paula Tan

        Nailed it!! There is more to it but point taken!!

    • Highland26

      We’re not living in Reagan’s era. Get a grip. And why do we only defend innocent people in the Middle East and not anywhere else? Is that fair? Does it have anything to do with oil?

    • libh8er

      Well said

  • Anonymous

    It should be obvious to anyone with eyes..look who Trump surrounds himself with

    Paul Achleitner (Ashkenazic Jew) – Chairman, Supervisory Board, Deutsche Bank (Donald Trump’s largest lender)
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Achleitner

    Miriam
    Adelson (Ashkenazic Jew) – Endorser, Donald J. Trump for President;
    Donor, Future45 PAC; Finance Vice-Chairman, Trump Presidential Inaugural
    Committee
    http://fortune.com/2012/02/08/meet-the-woman-behind-sheldon-adelson

    Sheldon
    Adelson (Ashkenazic Jew) – Endorser, Donald J. Trump for President;
    Donor, Future45 PAC; Finance Vice-Chairman, Trump Presidential Inaugural
    Committee
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheldon_Adelson

    Paul Atkins (Ashkenazic Jew) – Member, President Trump’s Strategic and Policy Forum
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_S._Atkins

    Brian Ballard (Ashkenazic Jew) – Finance Vice-Chairman, Trump Presidential Inaugural Committee
    http://ballard-partners.com/team.shtml

    Thomas
    Barrack, Jr. (Jewish spouse: Rachelle Roxborough) – Donor, Trump
    Victory Fund; Member, Trump Economic Advisory Council; Chairman, Trump
    Presidential Inaugural Committee
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_J._Barrack_Jr.

    Avrahm Berkowitz (Ashkenazic Jew) – Assistant to Jared Kushner and Special Assistant to President Trump, The White House
    http://www.jewishjournal.com/nation/article/how_avrahm_berkowitz_landed_in_the_west_wing

    Terry Branstad (Ashkenazic Jew/North European) – United States Ambassador to China
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terry_Branstad

    Andrew Bremberg (Ashkenazic Jew) – Director of the Domestic Policy Council and Assistant to President Trump, The White House
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Bremberg

    Elliott
    Broidy (Ashkenazic Jew) – Vice-Chairman, Trump Victory Committee;
    Finance Vice-Chairman, Trump Presidential Inaugural Committee
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elliott_Broidy

    Safra Catz (Ashkenazic Jew) – Executive Committee Member, Trump Presidential Transition Team
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Safra_A._Catz

    Michael Cohen (Ashkenazic Jew) – Executive Vice President and Special Counsel, The Trump Organization
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_D._Cohen_%28lawyer%29

    Gary Cohn (Ashkenazic Jew) – Director, United States National Economic Council
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gary_Cohn_(businessman)

    Reed Cordish (Ashkenazic Jew) – Assistant to President Trump for Intergovernmental and Technology Initiatives, The White House
    http://cordish.com/about/team

    Delos Cosgrove (Ashkenazic Jew) – Member, President Trump’s Strategic and Policy Forum
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toby_Cosgrove

    Elisabeth DeVos (Jewish spouse: Richard DeVos, Jr.) – Donor, Trump Victory Fund; Secretary, United States Department of Eduation
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Betsy_DeVos
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dick_DeVos

    Gil Dezer (Ashkenazic Jew) – President, Trump Dezer Development
    http://www.linkedin.com/in/gil-dezer-bab24432

    Michael Dezer (Ashkenazic Jew) – Founder, Trump Dezer Development
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Dezer

    James Dimon (Jewish spouse: Judith Kent) – Member, President Trump’s Strategic and Policy Forum
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamie_Dimon

    Lewis
    Eisenberg (Ashkenazic Jew) – Chairman, Trump Victory Committee; Finance
    Co-Chairman, Trump Presidential Inaugural Committee
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lewis_M._Eisenberg

    Boris
    Epshteyn (Ashkenazic Jew) – Senior Adviser, Donald J. Trump for
    President; Communications Director, Trump Presidential Inaugural
    Committee; Assistant Communications Director for Surrogate Operations
    and Special Assistant to President Trump, The White House
    http://www.linkedin.com/in/boris-epshteyn-6b62796

    Stephen
    Feinberg (Ashkenazic Jew) – Donor, Trump Victory Fund; Donor,
    Rebuilding America Now PAC; Member, Trump Economic Advisory Council
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Feinberg

    Laurence Fink (Ashkenazic Jew) – Member, President Trump’s Strategic and Policy Forum
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laurence_D._Fink

    Alan Fishman (Ashkenazic Jew) – Chairman, Ladder Capital (Donald Trump’s second largest lender)
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_H._Fishman

    David Friedman (Ashkenazic Jew) – Co-Chairman, Israel Advisory Committee for Donald Trump; United States Ambassador to Israel
    http://www.kasowitz.com/david-m-friedman

    Samuel Fox (Ashkenazic Jew) – Vice-Chairman, Trump Victory Committee
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sam_Fox

    Alan Garten (Ashkenazic Jew) – Executive Vice President and General Counsel, The Trump Organization
    http://www.linkedin.com/in/alan-garten-405a1013

    Bruce Gelb (Ashkenazic Jew) – Endorser, Donald J. Trump for President
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruce_Gelb

    Michael
    Glassner (Ashkenazic Jew) – Deputy Campaign Manager and National
    Political Director, Donald J. Trump for President; Special Advisor for
    Operations, Trump Presidential Transition Team
    http://ballotpedia.org/Michael_Glassner

    Lawrence Glick (Ashkenazic Jew) – Executive Vice President of Strategic Development, The Trump Organization
    http://www.erictrumpfoundation.com/board-of-directors/larry-glick

    Scott Gottlieb (Ashkenazic Jew) – Commissioner, United States Food and Drug Administration
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scott_Gottlieb

    Jason
    Greenblatt (Ashkenazic Jew) – Executive Vice President and Chief Legal
    Officer, The Trump Organization; Co-Chairman, Israel Advisory Committee
    for Donald Trump; President Trump’s Special Representative for
    International Negotiations
    http://blogs.yu.edu/alumni-news/2012/10/04/jason-greenblatt-89yc-is-no-apprentice-yu-alumnus-serves-as-donald-trumps-general-counsel

    Vincent Harris (Ashkenazic Jew) – Former Digital Strategy Manager, Donald J. Trump for President
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Harris_(political_strategist)

    Thomas Hicks, Sr. (Ashkenazic Jew) – Finance Vice-Chairman, Trump Presidential Inaugural Committee
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Hicks

    Carl Icahn (Ashkenazic Jew) – Endorser, Donald J. Trump for President; President Trump’s Special Adviser for Regulatory Reform
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Icahn

    Gail Icahn (Ashkenazic Jew) – Finance Vice-Chairman, Trump Presidential Inaugural Committee

    Robert Iger (Ashkenazic Jew) – Member, President Trump’s Strategic and Policy Forum
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob_Iger

    Robert
    Johnson IV (Jewish spouse: Suzanne Ircha) – Endorser, Donald J. Trump
    for President; Vice-Chairman, Trump Victory Committee; Finance
    Vice-Chairman, Trump Presidential Inaugural Committee
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woody_Johnson
    http://www.newyorkfamily.com/cover-jet-fuel-suzanne-johnson-october-2014

    Travis Kalanick (Ashkenazic Jew) – Former Member, President Trump’s Strategic and Policy Forum
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Travis_Kalanick

    Peter Kalikow (Ashkenazic Jew) – Donor, Trump Victory Fund
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_S._Kalikow

    Daniel
    Kowalski (Ashkenazic Jew) – Deputy Policy Director, Donald J. Trump for
    President; Member, Trump Economic Advisory Council
    http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/the-man-who-helped-pass-the-gop-budget/article/2579752

    Lawrence Kudlow (Ashkenazic Jew) – Endorser, Donald J. Trump for President
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lawrence_Kudlow

    Charles Kushner (Ashkenazic Jew) – Endorser, Donald J. Trump for President; Donor, Make America Great Again PAC
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Kushner

    Jared
    Kushner (Ashkenazic Jew) – Senior Adviser, Donald J. Trump for
    President; Executive Committee Member, Trump Presidential Transition
    Team; Senior Adviser to President Trump, The White House; Director,
    White House Office of American Innovation
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jared_Kushner

    Yael
    Kushner [née Ivanka Trump] (Orthodox Jewish convert) – Executive Vice
    President, The Trump Organization; Senior Adviser, Donald J. Trump for
    President; Executive Committee Member, Trump Presidential Transition
    Team
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ivanka_Trump

    Bennett LeBow (Ashkenazic Jew) – Donor, Trump Victory Fund
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bennett_S._LeBow

    Richard LeFrak (Ashkenazic Jew) – Donor, Trump Victory Fund
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_LeFrak

    Richard Lesser (Ashkenazic Jew) – Member, President Trump’s Strategic and Policy Forum
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rich_Lesser

    Corey Lewandowski (Ashkenazic Jew/East European) – Former Campaign Manager, Donald J. Trump for President
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corey_Lewandowski

    Christopher Liddell (Ashkenazic Jew) – Director of Strategic Initiatives and Assistant to President Trump, The White House
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Liddell

    Ronald Lieberman (Ashkenazic Jew) – Executive Vice President of Management and Development, The Trump Organization
    http://www.binghamton.edu/magazine/index.php/profiles/show/ron-lieberman-is-vp-not-apprentice

    Robert Lighthizer (Ashkenazic Jew) – United States Trade Representative
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Lighthizer

    Howard Lorber (Ashkenazic Jew) – Donor, Trump Victory Fund; Member, Trump Economic Advisory Council
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Howard_Lorber

    David
    Malpass (Ashkenazic Jew) – Member, Trump Economic Advisory Council;
    Undersecretary for International Affairs, United States Department of
    the Treasury
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Malpass

    Douglas Manchester (Ashkenazic Jew) – Donor, Make America Great Again PAC
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doug_Manchester

    Bernard
    Marcus (Ashkenazic Jew) – Endorser, Donald J. Trump for President;
    Donor, Rebuilding America Now PAC; Donor, Make America Number One PAC
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bernard_Marcus

    Rebekah
    Mercer (Ashkenazic Jew) – Donor, Make America Number One PAC; Executive
    Committee Member, Trump Presidential Transition Team
    http://ballotpedia.org/Rebekah_Mercer

    Robert Mercer (Ashkenazic Jew) – Donor, Make America Number One PAC
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Mercer_(businessman)

    Amanda Miller (Ashkenazic Jew) – Vice President of Marketing, The Trump Organization
    http://www.erictrumpfoundation.com/event-committee/amanda-miller

    Eli Miller (Ashkenazic Jew) – Chief Operating Officer, Donald J. Trump for President
    http://ohioconservativereview.com/eli-miller

    Jason
    Miller (Ashkenazic Jew) – Senior Communications Adviser, Donald J.
    Trump for President; Communications Director, Trump Presidential
    Transition Team; Director of Communications and Assistant to President
    Trump, The White House
    http://ballotpedia.org/Jason_Miller

    Stephen
    Miller (Ashkenazic Jew) – National Policy Director, Donald J. Trump for
    President; National Policy Director, Trump Presidential Transition
    Team; Senior Adviser for Policy to President Trump, The White House
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Miller_(political_operative)

    Steven
    Mnuchin (Ashkenazic Jew) – Donor, Trump Victory Fund; Member, Trump
    Economic Advisory Council; National Finance Chairman, Donald J. Trump
    for President; Executive Committee Member, Trump Presidential Transition
    Team; Secretary, United States Department of the Treasury
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steven_Mnuchin

    Elon Musk (Ashkenazic Jew/North European) – Member, President Trump’s Strategic and Policy Forum
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elon_Musk

    Samuel Nunberg (Ashkenazic Jew) – Former Policy Adviser, Donald J. Trump for President
    http://ballotpedia.org/Sam_Nunberg

    David Orowitz (Ashkenazic Jew) – Senior Vice President of Acquisitions and Development, The Trump Organization
    http://www.linkedin.com/in/david-orowitz-8416353

    Geoffrey Palmer [né Weissinger] (Ashkenazic Jew) – Donor, Rebuilding America Now PAC
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geoffrey_Palmer_(real_estate_developer)

    John Paulson (Ashkenazic Jew) – Donor, Trump Victory Fund; Member, Trump Economic Advisory Council
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Paulson

    Laura Perlmutter (Ashkenazic Jew) – Donor, Trump Victory Fund; Finance Vice-Chairman, Trump Presidential Inaugural Committee

    Joshua Pitcock (Ashkenazic Jew) – Chief of Staff to Vice President of the United States Mike Pence
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Josh_Pitcock

    Dina
    Powell [née Habib] (Sephardic Jew) – Senior Counselor for Economic
    Initiatives and Assistant to President Trump, The White House; Deputy
    National Security Adviser for Strategy to President Trump, The White
    House
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dina_Powell

    Reince
    Priebus (Jewish spouse: Sally Sherrow) – Executive Committee Member,
    Trump Presidential Transition Team; Chief of Staff to President Trump,
    The White House
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reince_Priebus

    Andrew Puzder (Ashkenazic Jew) – Donor, Trump Victory Fund
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Puzder

    Stewart Rahr (Ashkenazic Jew) – Endorser, Donald J. Trump for President
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stewart_Rahr

    Joseph Ricketts (Ashkenazic Jew) – Donor, Trump Victory Fund; Donor, Future45 PAC
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Ricketts

    Marlene Ricketts [née Volkmer] (Ashkenazic Jew) – Donor, Trump Victory Fund; Donor, Future45 PAC
    http://www.ibtimes.com/who-marlene-ricketts-secret-anti-trump-donor-revealed-chicago-cubs-owner-2316304

    Richard Roberts (Ashkenazic Jew) – Vice-Chairman, Israel Advisory Committee for Donald Trump
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Roberts_(pharmaceutical_executive)

    George Ross (Ashkenazic Jew) – Executive Vice President and Senior Counsel, The Trump Organization
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_H._Ross

    Wilbur
    Ross, Jr. (Ashkenazic Jew) – Donor, Trump Victory Fund; Member, Trump
    Economic Advisory Council; Secretary, United States Department of
    Commerce
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilbur_Ross

    Steven Roth (Ashkenazic Jew) – Donor, Trump Victory Fund; Member, Trump Economic Advisory Council
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steven_Roth

    Phillip
    Ruffin (Sephardic Jew) – Endorser, Donald J. Trump for President;
    Donor, Trump Victory Fund; Finance Vice-Chairman, Trump Presidential
    Inaugural Committee
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phil_Ruffin

    Felix Sater (Ashkenazic Jew) – Former Senior Adviser, The Trump Organization
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Felix_Sater

    Anthony
    Scaramucci (Jewish spouse: Deidre Ball) – Donor, Trump Victory Fund;
    Finance Vice-Chairman, Trump Presidential Inaugural Committee; Executive
    Committee Member, Trump Presidential Transition Team; Director of the
    Office of Public Liaison and Intergovernmental Affairs, The White House
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Scaramucci
    http://twitter.com/mrsascaramucci

    Daniel
    Scavino, Jr. (Jewish spouse: Jennifer Nathan) – Social Media Director
    and Senior Adviser, Donald J. Trump for President; Social Media
    Director, Trump Presidential Transition Team; Director of Social Media
    and Assistant to President Trump, The White House
    http://ballotpedia.org/Daniel_Scavino
    http://www.linkedin.com/in/jennifer-scavino-9ba516a

    Keith
    Schiller (Ashkenazic Jew) – Director of Security, The Trump
    Organization; Director of Oval Office Operations and Deputy Assistant to
    President Trump, The White House
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3222863/The-billionaire-s-bodyguard-Donald-Trump-s-head-security-former-NYPD-detective-Navy-officer-history-roughing-boss-adversaries.html

    Stephen Schwarzman (Ashkenazic Jew) – Chairman, President Trump’s Strategic and Policy Forum
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_A._Schwarzman

    Melvin
    Sembler (Ashkenazic Jew) – Vice-Chairman, Trump Victory Committee;
    Finance Vice-Chairman, Trump Presidential Inaugural Committee
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mel_Sembler

    Yaakov Shaham (Ashkenazic Jew) – Endorser, Donald J. Trump for President; Donor, Trump Victory Fund
    http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4877747,00.html

    Marc
    Short (Ashkenazic Jew) – Senior Advisor to Vice President-Elect Pence,
    Trump Presidential Transition Team; Director of Legislative Affairs, The
    White House
    http://ballotpedia.org/Marc_Short

    David Shulkin (Ashkenazic Jew) – Secretary, United States Department of Veterans Affairs
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Shulkin

    Peter
    Thiel (Ashkenazic Jew/North European) – Endorser, Donald J. Trump for
    President; Donor, Trump Victory Fund; Donor, Rebuilding America Now PAC;
    Donor, Make America Number One PAC; Executive Committee Member, Trump
    Presidential Transition Team
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Thiel

    Lara Trump [née Yunaska] (Ashkenazic Jew) – Endorser, Donald J. Trump for President
    http://heavy.com/news/2016/02/eric-trump-wife-lara-yunaska-photos-pictures-age-bio-married-cbs-inside-edition-injury-wiki-facts-daughter-in-law-charity

    Vanessa Trump [née Haydon] (Ashkenazic Jew/North European) – Endorser, Donald J. Trump for President
    http://heavy.com/news/2016/02/donald-trump-jr-junior-wife-vanessa-haydon-model-children-age-photos-bio-married-kids

    Kevin Warsh (Ashkenazic Jew) – Member, President Trump’s Strategic and Policy Forum
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kevin_Warsh

    Raymond
    Washburne (Jewish spouse: Heather Hill) – Vice-Chairman, Trump Victory
    Committee; Finance Vice-Chairman, Trump Presidential Inaugural Committee
    http://ballotpedia.org/Ray_Washburne

    Mark Weinberger (Ashkenazic Jew) – Member, President Trump’s Strategic and Policy Forum
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Weinberger

    Ronald
    Weiser (Ashkenazic Jew) – Vice-Chairman, Trump Victory Committee;
    Finance Vice-Chairman, Trump Presidential Inaugural Committee
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ronald_Weiser

    Andrew Weiss (Ashkenazic Jew) – Executive Vice President, The Trump Organization
    http://www.linkedin.com/in/andy-weiss-26036711

    Allen Weisselberg (Ashkenazic Jew) – Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, The Trump Organization
    http://www.linkedin.com/in/allen-weisselberg-bb88a016

    Lawrence Weitzner (Ashkenazic Jew) – Adviser, Donald J. Trump for President
    http://www.jamestownassociates.com/people/larry-weitzner

    John Welch, Jr. (Jewish spouse: Suzanne Spring) – Member, President Trump’s Strategic and Policy Forum
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Welch
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suzy_Welch

    Steven Witkoff (Ashkenazic Jew) – Donor, Trump Victory Fund
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Witkoff

    Stephen Wynn [né Weinberg] (Ashkenazic Jew) – Finance Vice-Chairman, Trump Presidential Inaugural Committee
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Wynn

    Daniel Yergin (Ashkenazic Jew) – Member, President Trump’s Strategic and Policy Forum
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Yergin

    • Anonymous

      must really frost your tail to see how many prominent highly successful and influential people are jewish.
      good.

  • Dwayne Camacho

    Why help Assad spread Syrian people out into the world any further. The Syrian war displaces Muslims throughout the world.

    • SevereCheer621

      It’s ISIS spreading Syrians out into the world. Assad has been around a long time. Why weren’t Syrians fleeing Syria before? Oh, that’s right, because Islamist radicals hadn’t taken over half the country & declared war on the legitimate, democratic government of Syria, led by none other than semi-president/quasi-monarch Bashar al-Assad.

    • mattie2

      Syria’s population 5 years before the civil war started in 2010 was 18,132,842. In 2010 it was 20,720,602. In 2015 when the tide of the 5 Syrian civil war turned in Assad’s favor the population was 18,502,413, in 2016 it was 18,563,595, and in 2017 when Assad was clearly winning the 7 year war, the population is 18,906,907. http://www.worldometers.info/world-population/syria-population/

      Syria’s population seems to be on the upswing as Assad takes back more territory from the terrorist rebels who had caused the initial displacement of Syrian civilians in the first year of civil war started in 2010.. Who gave financial aid and training to the so-called Syrian rebels? A journalist who was captured and held a prisoner for a year by AQ “rebels” and later released was interviewed recently by Tucker Carlson about his take on the so called Syrian “civil war.” This journalist said there’s no doubt at all that most of Syria where Assad holds power is actually peaceful. The Assad government keeps the peace even tho Assad may not be a JC figure – he’s as good as it gets for most Syrians, especially the minority groups like Christians, Jews, and Shia Muslims. It’s the parts of Syria under control of “rebels” where it was scary and lawless, where people are snatched off the streets and beheaded or imprisoned in camps like where the journalist was held. The violence in Syria was caused and perpetuated by “the rebels” – the folks who Barry, Hildabeast, and McCain embraced. And fyi, the refugees in Europe are largely ECONOMIC migrants from various nations in Africa and Asia, looking to freeload off Euro taxpayers’ largesse. The 3 million Syrians who were “for real” refugees displaced by the 7 year civil war were mainly given shelter in Turkey and Jordan and Lebanon, not Euro nations.

  • Cal

    I trust Trump. Period.

    • Trevor Sedis

      “I trust Adolf. Period.”

    • BENNY RASHASHA

      TRUST NO ONE.

    • mattie2

      I do not trust Trump now (even though I voted for him). When warhawks like Rubio/McCain/Graham are cheering Trump for his irresponsible attack on Syria, that’s a giant red flag from my point of view. And HildaBeast called for an attack on Syria just hours before Trump signed off on the attack. That’s another red flag. I’m very disappointed in Trump. You realize that Syria and Russia will ask the UN for a full investigation regarding Turkey’s allegations that Assad used chemical weapons and also whether Trump breached international law with his unprovoked attack on a sovereign nation that posed no threat to the USA.

  • ocean

    America should stay out of the ‘Syrian Civil War’.
    Keep the US Navy, US Army, US Air Force,
    and US Marine Corps out of that Hell Hole.
    World War III will be a Nuclear War.

    • Anonymous

      You forgot: Keep the U.S. Intelligence kettle-stirring operatives out, too.

    • libh8er

      Stop the liberal hyperbole. Cratering an airfield used for chemical attacks is the right thing to do. Now, go back to your safe space.

      • mattie2

        Where’s the proof that Assad’s airforce based at Homs dispersed chemical weapons? Former Iraqi pilots who have joined ISIS/AQ “rebels” in Syria were seen flying confiscated MIG jets over rebel held parts of Syria since 2014. It could be them or as Assad said the rebels had a chemical lab in a warehouse which a Syrian warplane hit a few days ago and the chemicals in that lab run by the rebels dispersed.
        http://foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com/isis-reportedly-has-fighter-pilots-flying-migs-over-syr-1647549076

  • Anonymous

    Whiney ***. Trump did the right thing. But keep crying.

  • Mr Flim Flam

    Everyone Opines a little bit
    Nobody knows how situations are going to rise or how they are going to end. I get it. Life is short everyone has limited time on earth. Opinions debate conversation nothing more than spitting in the wind. Just more ways of passing the time before you di e. Gods in control let the chips fall where they may. Does anyone really have the power to change the big plays in the world? You do
    however have the power to make life better for your family and neighbors. On a micro level you have power to change things on a macro level you have your opinions and debates that are nothing more than spitting in the wind.

    • Highland26

      I don’t get it. What’s your point?

  • Anonymous

    Only thing missing is Colin Powell to confirm WMDs.

  • DG

    Trump bombed the Syrian airbase to destroy the chemical weapons supply supposedly stored there. So there should have been massive release of poison gas from the destroyed chemical weapons. Yet there has been no evidence whatsoever
    that any poison gas resulted from Trump’s bombing.
    None of this fits the fake news narrative that Assad used chemical weapons.

  • davidshere

    I know you have read Jonathan Cahn and are familiar with Isaiah 9. His “Harbinger” may be so correct that a war is needed to bring us to our knees with the rest of the world and restore our moral values thereby bringing restored strength and leadership to our Nation and the world. I don’t want War, Peace-nick? We don’t have peace in our schools, on our streets or in our churches. It remains our moral obligation to correct the immorality that has brought us to rumors of war.

  • CashMcCall

    Bush Third Term

    • mattie2

      What do you mean Bush? It was Hillary who publicly called for an attack on Syria just hours before Trump did it.

      • Spazzz

        Yes she did…she is a war monger….she voted to invade Iraq with Bush…TRUMP was totally against it…

        • mattie2

          But Trump attacked Syria last night, just like Hillary wanted him to do.

          • Anonymous

            Just suppose there is evidence on the Syrian president did launch this chemical attack? Why would the rebels want to poison their own people?

          • mattie2

            Maybe the ISIS rebels were planning to use CWMD’s elsewhere – like a Euro nation or against the Kurds in Iraq but serendipity played an unexpected card. Assad said that a Syrian warplane had hit a warehouse target earlier in the week identified as legitimate target because ISIS/AQ rebels had been seen in the vicinity. The warehouse had a lab which the rebels were using to concoct chemical toxins. When the warehouse was hit, the rebels’ store of CWMD’s were dispersed. Russia and Assad are now calling for the UN to investigate ( inspect the area and get samples of what chemical was dispersed). In 2013 Turkey tried to frame Assad for using CWMD’s and it turned out to be a lie. 2017 a new President whose polls are sagging and who was dogged by MSM’s rumors about the President having a clandestine happy relationship with Putin…well, there’s one way to kill that rumor for good…attack Putin’s ally…

          • Paula Tan

            Type in Qatar – Turkey pipeline into google and do your research!! It has been the prize for the Elites for the last 6 years!! All they need to do is overthrow the Assad regime and they have what the Elites want. Trillions of dollars supplying Europe with gas and oil. The spoils of war Eh???

  • Highland26

    I strongly agree with you Dr. Savage. Nothing good can come from this. We should have learned that lesson. Horrible things happen all over the globe. We will never change the Middle East. Trump said “America First,” but now, just three months into office, he is intervening in other countries’ affairs. Yes, it was horrible. But will starting a war over what happened make things better or worse? I think we all know the answer. War should be a last resort and a necessity. There are real enemies who are after our homeland and protecting our citizens here at home should be our President’s focus, not flexing muscle in foreign nations. This is not our war to fight. I strongly believe most Americans don’t want this. I supported President Trump from day one, went to his rally in my home town, donated money to his campaign, and celebrated his victory. I thought it was “our” victory. But now I’m confused.

  • Greg Jetter

    Where is the proof , photos can be faked , last body count I heard was 75 people … News Flash ! if a air delivered bomb containing nerve agent was dropped on a populated area , there would be thousands of causalities not 75 , this whole thing stinks of a phy op . Show me some evidence please before you start WWIII . Yes I voted for Trump and support him but this is going to change that if it escalates.

  • Anonymous

    This is a fight that’s been brewing for decades. It’s a fight that will, one day, be fought.
    Half-measures will avail us nothing. Time to do what should have been done in 1945 when we were already there and loaded for Bear…

    • Highland26

      So many warmongers, so little time…

  • Susan Vue

    I voted for a WALL not WWIII. The CIA provided ISIS with the chemical weapons.

    • Spazzz

      I wouldn’t be shocked if they did….

    • mattie2

      Not sure about the CIA providing ISIS with chemical weapons, but the CIA definitely provided training to the “rebels” in Libya, who morphed into “rebels” fighting Assad in Syria. It is very curious that Assad’s military would have access to sarin or other chemical WMD’s in light of the fact that Assad worked with the UN inspectors for the past 2 years to get rid of military grade CWMD’s.

      • Arjuna

        I think she’s referring to whether we helped get some of Gaddafi’s stash of Sarin into “friendly moderate” rebel hands in Syria. That was ostensibly part of HRC, JB and Stevens’ little off-the-books gunrunning op.

        • mattie2

          Okay, thanks for the clarification. Very interesting. I knew that Stevens was Hillary’s gunner runner for “the rebels” for a year or 2 before Qadaffi was removed. Stevens was gifted the Ambassador appointment by his mentor, HildaBeast. What a piece of work Stevens was.

          Did you read this in wiki? AlCIAda working its black arts magic in Libya?

          “Libya acceded to the Chemical Weapons Convention effective 5 February 2004[5] and began destroying its chemical munitions later that year,[6] but missed the deadlines for converting one chemical weapons production facility to peaceful use and for destroying its stockpile of mustard agent.[7] In October 2014, Libya asked for foreign assistance to transport its 850 tonnes stockpile of precursor chemicals for making nerve gas out of Libya for destruction.[8] In February 2015, Libyan military sources told media that unidentified armed men have captured large amounts of Libya’s chemical weapons, including mustard gas and sarin.[9][10]”

  • Anonymous

    The last time they alleged that Mr. Assad had used chemical weapons, the
    investigation and every credible analyst concluded that jihadist “moderate rebels”
    had actually used the chemicals in a false-flag framing scheme.

    Question: Which side gained from the US’ attack on Syria?

    In any case, unless this was an effort to rescue American citizens (it was not), Mr. Trump’s reckless aggression against Syria is ILLEGAL for at least two reasons.

    1) The Constitution authorizes the President to conduct wars — NOT to declare them.

    2) The US’ defense alliances hold that a military attack on another sovereign country is only lawful when that country attacks the US, or a defense ally first.

  • Susan Vue

    Nailed it!

  • Neel Matches

    Grow a spine America. Put on a dose of stoicism and don’t overreact in the first 48 hours to every story or event. It’s becoming embarrassing.

    • Anonymous

      People need to stop voting for Barbara Lee, diane Feinstein, nancy Pelosi, Jackie Spier and the other libs.

  • Susan Vue

    Hopefully Trump & Putin have a couple of vodkas together laugh and agree that the USA and Russia will become allies.

    • Anonymous

      People were murdered… I doubt that Vladimir Putin will “laugh and have a glass of wine” …
      …. or want to ally Russia with Trump’s broken promises.
      Putin isn’t tripping through a reality TV Show… this is very painfully real to him.

  • Commo Ofcr

    Precisely. This points up the problem. For an object lesson, count up the number of countries where the US has killed foreign nationals, since the end of WWII…all without a declaration of war.

    • DeplorableMe

      Yet surely even you can agree a President does/should have the ability to make a call for military intervention/action without having to go thru a Congress that cannot act quickly. To believe otherwise is to deny reality.

      • Commo Ofcr

        :.. a President does/should have the ability
        to make a call for military intervention/action without having to go
        thru a Congress that cannot act quickly.”

        It depends on the basis. For the basis of the USA being under imminent credible threat or attack, absolutely. On the basis of a given president’s moral outrage, I don’t think so.

        • DeplorableMe

          When you get elected, you can make the ‘moral’ decision.

          • Commo Ofcr

            Your conclusion that “yes, a president can do that..because he’s president” only confirms to me that we have a problem, and it will perpetuaet the killing of foreign nationals around the world, without a constitutionally prescribed justification. George Washington is turning over in his grave.

          • DeplorableMe

            “Throughout our history, neither presidents nor Congresses have acted under the belief that the Constitution requires a declaration of war before the U.S. can conduct military hostilities abroad.

            We have used force abroad more than 100 times but declared war in only five cases: War of 1812, Mexican-American & Spanish-American Wars, World Wars I and II.

            Without any congressional approval, presidents have sent forces to battle Indians, Barbary pirates and Russian revolutionaries, to fight North Korean and Chinese communists in Korea, to engineer regime changes in South and Central America, and to prevent human rights disasters in the Balkans.”

            Your lack of history is …. sad. And feel free to quote our Constitution/founding fathers which would support your emotions.

          • Commo Ofcr

            Begging the question doesn’t settle the issue. The fact that congressional members have often challenged presidents in their questionable (offensive) actions illustrates how we have a problem which has not been resolved.

          • DeplorableMe

            And if we operated under your emotions, we’d all pay the ultimate price
            as a body of politicians – who are more concerned with keeping their
            cushy positions and media face time – executed another do nothing party for
            press.

  • Anonymous

    In what form would this proof have to be? At some point we have to trust the intelligence services. And they are NOT going to pony up proof that would compromise their sources. So again what “proof” would suffice?

    • mattie2

      Proof that the UN Security Council could view, eliminating from view anything that could compromise the ID’s of sources. eg. documents showing locations, maps, where Assad still had CWMD’s, which the UN inspectors overlooked 2014-2017 when Assad gave them permission to take any CWMD’s in Syria and destroy them.
      https://www.un.org/press/en/2017/sc12777.doc.htm

      “…Syria’s chargé d’affaires had said, in discussions on 4 April, that his country’s Government denied having used chemical weapons in that or any other attack. For the last three years following Syria’s initial declaration that all chemical materials and production equipment had been removed or destroyed, four hangars and seven tunnels had been disabled, while one hangar and two above-ground stationary facilities remained subject to verification of disablement, he said. To complete the work, OPCW, Syria and the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) had extended the Tripartite Agreement until the end of 2017, he said…When the Syrian Government’s ability to eliminate its chemical arsenals had become clear, he continued, reports claiming use of chlorine as a chemical weapon had emerged. Yet, the fact-finding mission had never visited the sites where chorine had been used, which meant that poor foundations had been laid in establishing the fact-finding mission, as well as the Joint Investigative Mechanism. Furthermore, reports fabricated by Syrian opposition about chlorine use by Government forces had been taken at face value, he noted, adding that the OPCW had determined that ISIL/Da’esh and Al-Nusrah Front had produced weaponized mustard gas and sarin, which had been used regularly in Syria. Western intelligence had agreed with those findings, he pointed out, calling for a depoliticized investigation on chemical weapons use based on reliable and verified facts… He said all falsified reports had come from the “white helmets” or the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights in London, both of which had been discredited. All such actions were intended to provoke, and all were reflected in preambular paragraph 2. “Have you even checked what you wrote?”, he asked. The draft had been prepared in haste, and adopting it would not be a serious action. As for the alleged on 4 April incident on territory controlled by Al-Nusrah Front, he said that Syrian aviation had conducted an air strike on an ammunition warehouse containing a facility for producing ammunition for the use of toxic weapons. That ammunition was supposed to be used in Iraq and Aleppo, a city in which symptoms similar to those seen in Khan Shaykhun had been found in 2016, he said….Emphasizing that chemical terrorism was increasing and must be countered, he said three years of his country’s efforts to respond to terrorist crimes had not led to success, due to opposition from Western colleagues who were indifferent to terrorist actions in Mosul. While the Russian Federation supported the Secretary-General’s call for an objective investigation into recent events, it wished to see an end to the practice of running long-distance investigations based on information from the Internet or neighbouring countries, he said, emphasizing that the conclusions of the fact-finding mission could not be called impartial….

    • Aristotle111

      To be fair, in general terms, you make a superb point. None of us here can ascertain the evidence firsthand; thus it generally behooves one to be believe, to some extent, what we hear. At the same time, one can hold up the supposed evidence or claim made by an authority to the scrutiny of inferential reasoning and see that this “attack by Assad” simply makes not an iota of sense.

  • Highland26

    From the likes of some of these comments, there will be some very shocked Americans if it happens.

  • Anonymous

    This strike had very little military value but was huge politically… gets the Russian monkey off his back, placates McCain and the rest of the MIC and he got to serve the Chinese island-developer tomahawks for dinner. Probably won’t do any good as far as North Korea though; a boy named Kim is probably just going to redouble his efforts to acquire ICBM’s that actually work on a faster schedule. Plus, he has millions on full alert north of the 38th parallel and we only have about 80K in theater with little appetite to add any more. McArthur and others said stay out of land engagements in Asia; there’s probably a good reason for that.

    • Anonymous

      80K plus the 3.5M strong South Korean Military. That plus modern military equipment vs. antiquated surplus garbage.

  • http://breitbart.com smartypup

    That doesn’t make it right, ***

    • DeplorableMe

      And that certainly doesn’t make it wrong either.

  • James Fisher

    We all knew Trump didn’t t have the temperament to be Prez!!

    • Spazzz

      Why?….cause he ain’t a wuss like the last one we had??

      • mattie2

        Why are you so blind? Trump is doing precisely what Barry did before him – getting us involved in useless foreign conflicts that nothing to do with America’s national security. Barry had Arab Spring regime change in Egypt, doubling down in Afghanistan, Libya, meddling in Crimea and the Ukraine. Now Trump appears to be following the same path as Barry – wasting US tax money, putting US military lives at risk – for NOTHING.

      • Anonymous

        Well then if you like INVASION of other countries on the other side of the globe so well then you needed to have Songbird McCain for YOUR president….
        Barry Obama was not even a legal citizen.. he was a fake probably the only think he did that was NOT bad was to stay out of Syria.

      • Anonymous

        He’s upset we don’t have Hillary. That’s really sad.

    • Anonymous

      You’re on the wrong forum.

    • Walt Jeffers

      You would have preferred warhawk HRC?

  • Big Jim

    Savage is running interference for his tribe.

    “The Generals” he says.

    We know better

  • Spazzz

    There will be no war with Russia…they don’t want war any more than we do…Putin has been flexing his muscle for years because we had a weak pathetic Commander in Chief…Trump just sent a message….that’s all…he may need to send several more before it all over….

    • Anonymous

      WHY do people continue to repeat that unfounded false flag rumor that was started by the Neo Cons who took over the Ukraine?… They funded and orchestrated the revolt against the government of the Ukraine… and then blamed it on Russia…
      Russia sent thousands of truck loads of food water and medical supplies to the starving embattled people of Ukraine… who were fighting for their country against the Neo Con invaders… but Russia never once interfered militarily.

      Russia did NOT invade Crimea… Crimea when threatened by the Neo Con psuedo government in Ukraine with being over run, appealed to Russia for protection and then VOTED by a margin of 96+% to rejoin the Russian Federation… they were not “invaded”.

      Russia of today is not invading anybody, nor are they interested in invading any other country. They are working together within the country and with their neighbors to create “an eastern society” with its own currencies, trade, agreements, mutually beneficial construction of the “New Silk Road”… they are busy and they are prospering.

      Try telling the facts for a change.

  • mattie2

    “The populist advisors in the Administration are being shown the door (e.g., Steve Bannon).”

    Today I read that Kellyanne Conway is in Trump’s doghouse, too.

  • mattie2

    Too late. And he listened to Hillary, too, who called for an attack on Syria just a few hours before Trump did the deed. I can’t get over how nauseously upset I am with Trump’s attack. He has betrayed my vote and my hope.

    • Anonymous

      Hillary did not call for an attack. Put up evidence then. SIck of the liars like you that cry over every little thing Trump does.

      • mattie2

        You called me a liar? Be careful what you ask for. Here’s your proof:
        https://www.cnn.com/2017/04/06/politics/hillary-clinton-syria-assad/

        “Hillary Clinton: US should ‘take out’ Assad’s air fields”

        snip

        (CNN)Hillary Clinton called on the United States to take out Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad’s Air Force on Thursday, days after a chemical attack killed more than 70 people in the war-torn country.

        “Assad has an air force, and that air force is the cause of most of these civilian deaths as we have seen over the years and as we saw again in the last few days,” Clinton said in a speech at the “Women in the World” summit in New York City. “And I really believe that we should have and still should take out his air fields and prevent him from being able to use them to bomb innocent people and drop sarin gas on them.”

      • Paula Tan

        Stick that in your crack pipe and smoke it!!

      • snowflake

        Well get used to it because it aint gonna stop. You can get as sick of it as you want. Nobody cares.

  • mattie2

    I expect that Russia and Syria will be demanding a full investigation by the UN real soon.

  • DG

    He didn’t use cratering bombs, so destroying the runways couldn’t have been his purpose.
    This Syrian airbase is where the planes were loaded. If they were loaded with chemical weapons, the chemical weapons have to be at the airbase.
    Where is this mythical “somewhere else” that has the chemical weapons?

  • Anonymous

    I told them to write “President Trump” on my cup, guess from now on, it’s going to be “President Kushner”

  • Rkk O’Tilley

    The Dr. signed off today saying “This is a sad day for America”….and I agree totally .

  • Anonymous

    Stay “mixed” you were better off.

  • Anonymous

    Dr. Savage I agree with your assessment. I am part of the 20%. American People are not being informed. We have to be watchdogs. I do my own research for the truth. I stop listening to Fox News and definitely the left. This is very complex and dangerous issue. I am very scared for our country but other countries also. This woman who translates into English and had Russian government permission lives in Serbia. They still have free speech. What Trump did with his liberal relatives has created more milants. Syria has highly trained elite sniper group. John I hate Russia McCain thinks his milants are going to waltz right in. Not going to happen. Elite group probably is Iran Black Guard. These people are not farmers or shop keepers. This is all over pipelines. “White Helmets” are terrorist group. Not sure if we are funding them or Turkey or ISIS oil. https://youtu.be/419lQljnS-0

    • mattie2

      And what’s disgusting is that Trump’s poll numbers are up today ( lefty and RINO voters, keyboard commandos, loving Trump for beating up on a sovereign nation for no legitimate cause, a nation that was fighting ISIS rebels). Unbelievable. I am an American but not the kind of American who cheers a bully President who launches Tomahawk missile attacks to increase his poll numbers and to get his SCOTUS nominee confirmed ( 3 Dem Senators crossed the aisle). Ugly, ugly. This is not the President Trump I voted for who promised to drain the DC swamp. He’s now a swamp dweller in my eyes.

      • Paula Tan

        I hate to agree with you, but you are right!! This action in Syria shows that Trump can be controlled and manipulated to the elites desire!! Yes it is all about the pipeline from Qatar to Europe going through Syria. Syria told the elites to shove it, you are not running that pipeline through Syria. The elites response was like clockwork. Frame Assad with a chemical attack and get the rest of the world to justify this coup to overthrow the elected government. They replace Assad with an elite friendly regime, build the pipeline and profit trillions in revenue supplying oil to Europe. It all makes sense now. Trump had a meeting with the Saudi interests 3 days before the attack and forewarned Russia of the impending attack 2 days before. Someone has indeed got to Trump and pissed in his pocket!! I thought he was better than that!!

        • mattie2

          “forewarned Russia of the impending attack 2 days before”

          Actually it was only 2 HOURS before the attack. Russia and the USA had a MOE agreement in place ( which Putin canceled on Friday) which required the 2 nations to give each other advance warning of volatile situations where the other nation’s airforce pilots could come under fire inadvertently. The Russian Ambassador was upset that only 2 hours notice was given before the attack on Syria, because in the past due to the MOE, advance warnings between the USA and Russia were given at least 1 day in advance.

    • Ronn Sven

      Soros funds the White Helmets. I believe they are behind the latest Syrian gas attack.

  • Anonymous

    The world changed overnight and Trump turned into an anti-Christ. I feel like a stranger in a strange land. It is scary but I am not afraid to die..there are so few kindred souls and I am grateful to have eyes and ears and understanding and that you Dr. Savage are 100% right on about this Syrian disaster and a total regime change in the WH. Suddenly all the commentators at Fox are gushing about bombing Syria and going to war with Russia. Even Lou Dobbs has lost his mind. Something heavy is coming down and there are very few that see clearly. Godspeed Michael Savage: WE NEED YOUR VOICE AND WISDOM

  • mattie2

    Since 2014. Ex-Irai pilots who joined ISIS have been seen flying deserted/confiscated Iraqi MIG’s over rebels’ strongholds in Syria. And Assad said that a Syrian warplane hit a military target earlier this week, a warehouse that turned out to be a lab and when the warehouse lab was hit, its toxic CW’s were dispersed.
    http://foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com/isis-reportedly-has-fighter-pilots-flying-migs-over-syr-1647549076

  • Steve Kroll

    The real problem is that DJT was and is, in essence, a Democrat. Look at his positions before his presidential run. It was clear then and it is evident now.

  • Rusty Shackleford

    Russia is a wonderful place with kind, hospitable people. I’d say that its character, per capita, or on the aggregate, far exceeds the vain, arrogant, vicious, idiotic US. Those who have a general will to peace in America (e.g, Ron Paul, Rand Paul, Michael Savage, Scott Horton, Stefan Molyneux, Tom Woods, and many others.) are in the minority against the neocons, interventionist left, corporate media, and the entire military and political establishment. Why are many Americans so included to war and tyranny overseas? Is it a delusion in “American exceptionalism” perpetrated by conservatives and the State? A delusion in the right or duty to police the world and maintain US empire and hegemony? We live in dangerous times.

    Read “War Is A Racket” by Major General Smedley Butler and everything by Ron Paul.

    • mattie2

      You reference the neocons and the interventionist left – oddly enough, the neocons are former Dems who morphed into Republicans so in a way they’re one and the same. The neocons are arch interventionist but open borders weasels who gained a lot of influence in the GOP with Bush 43 as President. Irving Kristol , a former far left Dem, actually proudly embraced the title of being the Godfather of Neoconservativism. The intellectual heart of neoconservativism started at the U of Chicago, Professor Leo Strauss. Anyway Irving Kristol writes a brief a history of the US neoconservativism political movement in the link below. The neocons actually had considerable sway with Obama, too, not just with Bush 43. Irving Kristol died in 2009, but his son, Bill Kristol @ National Review ( along with his fellow neocon travelers there) carries the Irving’s neocon philosophy to present day. Bill Kristol and his neocon minions hated Trump – they wanted Rubio or Jeb Bush for the GOP Pres. candidate. Paul Ryan is a neocon for sure. As are the 2 amigos McCain and Graham. One of the realpolitik reasons that may have led Trump’s decision to attack Syria was to make tentative peace with the weasel GOP neocons who were stabbing him left right and center. Who knows?

      http://www.weeklystandard.com/the-neoconservative-persuasion/article/4246

      Your reference to GOP “conservatives” who like foreign interventions – like McCain and Graham – they’re more of the neocon variety, not conservative variety – and their neoconservative outlook also has a heavy dose of financial interests mixed in.

      I see Dr. Ron Paul as a true old fashioned conservative, if you will, who is guided by his respect for the US Constitution. His son, Rand, is similar but Rand has more of a libertarian influence than his father ( eg. Rand is open borders, unlike his father).

  • Anonymous

    Yes, much more humane than gas. Please do a little research as to the atrocities of gas, you don’t have to further back than the Iran Iraq war in the 1980s. Ciao <3

  • Anonymous

    Yes both Assad and Russia have much to gain by ending the rebellion. Please stop acting silly…

    • Smitty

      (face palm) How in the world does gassing civilians and getting the U.S. re-involved end the rebellion?

      • Anonymous

        Until Trump using chemical weapons had zero repercussions. Red lines meant nothing until a Trump brand pen drew them.

  • Freebird

    Assad is the President of Sryia..if he did the gas attack or not…It’s is on him….His country has been a mess for years…Don’t put this on Trump…

    • Walt Jeffers

      It’s on him even though a group associated with Al Quaeda or ISIS performed the attack? Assad has been fighting the head chopping lunatics for years and he almost has them whipped. Why would he do this?

      Either Trump got conned or it’s a political move.

      • mattie2

        “or it’s a political move.”
        That’s what I’m thinking this morning. Realpolitik. Political expediency. Other Presidents like FDR, Bush 41, Obama are associated with “realpolitik” pragmatic political philosophy, so Trump’s not alone.

    • Anonymous

      You do not seem to mind that he had broken one of his major campaign promises. It was one of the major reasons I voted for him. I did not want him to follow the neo-con plan in the mideast. Everything he said told me he wouldn’t. Listen to this video. The guy puts together all the comments made by Trump about Syria. https://youtu.be/ql0AulllZUU

  • mattie2

    Who are the United States Intelligence sources? Al Nursa? Anti-Assad ISIS “rebels”? Turks? Give me a break. Re: your claim that “There have been at least two (2) other occasions (during the tenure of the Obama Administration) that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has used them against his own people”, you are confusing false allegations with fact. Seymour M. Hersh, a for real Pulitzer Prize winner not like Leonard Cohen, rips apart the previous allegations here – it was the Turks and the “rebels” not the Syrian military. It was investigated by the UN and Assad was CLEARED.

    http://m.democracynow.org/stories/14292
    “Sy Hersh Reveals Potential Turkish Role in Syria Chemical Strike That Almost Sparked U.S. Bombing” 04/04/2014
    snip

    SEYMOUR HERSH: Well, where we stand on it now is that there’s not much we can do about it, because—well, let me just tell you what we know. What we do know, that Turkey is—that al-Nusra groups have been inside Turkey buying equipment. There’s also reports that they’ve also received some training from the Turkish intelligence services, which is very—is headed by a man named Fidan, who is very known. There’s reports, wonderful report in The Wall Street Journal recently about Fidan’s closeness not only to Erdogan, the prime minister and the leader of Turkey, but also to the most radical units. And so is Erdogan. They’re all supporting—if they have a choice, they’re supporting the more fundamental groups inside Syria. And so, we know they supply training. We know also there’s a—there’s, I guess you could call it, another rat line. There’s a flow—if you’re going to send the chemicals that, when mixed together, meddled together, make sarin, they flow—that flow comes from inside Turkey. A sort of a paramilitary unit known as the gendarmy—Gendarmerie and the MIT [Milli Istihbarat Teskilati] both are responsible for funneling these things into radical groups. There’s actually a flow of trucks that brings the stuff in. And so, Turkish involvement is intense.

    And I can tell you, and as I wrote in this article, the conclusion of many in the intelligence community—I can’t say it’s a report, because they didn’t write a report about it—the conclusion was, based on intercepts we have, particularly after the event, was that there were elements of the Turkish government that took credit for what happened in eastern Ghouta, with the point being that this sarin attack crossed Obama’s famous red line. If you know, Obama had said in the summer of 2012, there’s a red line that, if they cross in terms of using chemicals or doing too much, the opposition, he will bomb to stop Bashar. And so, Turkey was dying, trying, repeatedly in the spring—there’s a lot of evidence there were some attacks in the spring. The U.N. knows this, although they don’t say it. I write about that, too, in the article. And also, the American community knew. That’s the reason why that secret report I wrote about, the talking paper, was written. We knew that the radicals were—had used—the jihadist groups had access to nerve agent and had used it against Syrian soldiers in March and April. Those incidents that were always described by our government as being the responsibility of the rebels, with high confidence, it’s just not so. And the report makes it clear. We have had a huge problem before the August attack in—near Damascus. We knew about this potential for months before. We just—it’s the kind of information, for some reason, it doesn’t fit with what the administration wanted to hear, so it just never got out. And that—

    SEYMOUR HERSH: [inaudible] first article on—we’re past that. We now know. Actually, The New York Times even ran a retraction, of sorts. You had a—it was like reading Pravda. But if you read the article carefully, The New York Times had run a series of articles after the event saying that the warheads in question that did the damage came from a Syrian army base, something like nine kilometers, six miles, away. And at that time, there were a number of analysts, a group from MIT [Massachusetts Institute of Technology], led by Ted Postol, who used to be a science adviser to the CNO, the chief of naval operations, clearly somebody with a great deal of background and no bias. He did a series of studies with his team that concluded that the warheads probably didn’t go more than one or two, at most, kilometers—two kilometers, 1.2 miles. And we now know from the U.N. report—a man named Ake Sellstrom, who ran the U.N. investigation, he’s concluded the same thing: These missiles that were fired were fired no more than a mile.

    They were—one looks—just from the footage one saw, they were homemade. They didn’t fit any of the nomenclature of the known weapons. And don’t think we don’t have a very good picture of what the Syrians have in terms of warheads. They have a series of warheads that can deliver chemical weapons, and we know the dimensions of all of them. And none of these weapons fit that. And so, you have a U.N. report. You have this independent report saying they were—went no more than one or two kilometers. And so, I don’t know why we’re talking about multiple-launch rockets. These are homemade weapons. And it seems very clear to most observers—as I say, even to the U.N. team that did the final report—the U.N., because of whatever rules they have, wasn’t able to say that—who fired what. They could just say—they just could describe the weapons and never make a judgment. But I can tell you, I quote somebody from inside that investigation unit who was very clear that the weapons fired were homemade and were not Syrian army. This is asked and answered; these are arguments that go on. This is—I assume it’s a blog. I don’t know the—I don’t know the blog.

  • Peter M. Gruhn

    [Since Trump won the election]
    Before the Sochi Olympics (February 2014) I saw an article pointing and laughing about the quality of the toilets at the hotels in Sochi. I said “uh oh. Somebody wants to start a war with Russia. Just keep watching. First the demonization will increase.”

    Back then it was “what? Russia? No, it’s all about terrorists and Islam now.” “Maybe so, but somebody wants to change that. Watch.”

    • Ed

      It seems unlikely that the bathrooms are so much better in Brazil than Russia but that indeed is the impression conveyed the coverage of the most recent games.

      What I remember most about that period was Obama trying get Putin to make their Olympics the ‘gay games’ basically. I don’t remember what the specific gay demands were or if the same expectation of gayness was placed on Brazil.

      All the while the Ukrainian coup was going from the drawing board to action and the US, with all it’s might, achieved what was thought to be impossible: We got Hunter Biden a job that he can’t get fired from!

      • Wake

        The Ukraine was a problem made by the EU. Russia after all, has the right to have a buffer zone between them and the rest of the world. They’ve certainly earned that incentive over the years.

  • mattie2

    “Limbaugh flew the balloon that Trump thought his attack strategy through and made the decision to attack all on his own”

    Rushbo might be right. But Trump didn’t make his decision because of any conclusive evidence that Assad used CW’s. After sleeping on all the theories and opinions I’ve read, I, too, think Trump made the decision – it was cold and deliberate, not out of squishy humanitarian b.s. – I think Trump made the decision mainly out of political expediency – “realpolitik” -poll numbers, Gorsuch nomination, putting to bed the Demrat/MSM wild eyed theories that he or Nunes or Sessions or whomever had clandestine dealings with the Ruskies, making nice with the Saudis/Jordanians/Turkey/Israel so they’d owe the USA future favors. Trump’s a smart businessman – he’s thinking 6 moves ahead of the rest of us. The influence of his leftie bleeding heart, daughter, Ivanka, and his wannabe SOS son-in-law, Jared, were secondary factors in that there was no resistance to his decision within his own family members.

    Pragmatic politicians associated with “realpolitik” outlook are former Presidents FDR and Bush 41 and Obama, so Trump would not be unique. I’m not excusing Trump – in fact, I’m still disappointed with Trump, no matter his reasons or political philosophy, because he broke his promise about foreign entanglement. But I’d still vote for him in 2016 even if I had fore knowledge of what he’d do on 04/06/17 because HildaBeast was a no-go for me. I’m hoping that this was a one off, that it’s not a first step to engaging in more foreign meddling regime change b.s. that Bush 43 and Obama did.

  • bitWeisOr

    I don’t agree with abortion either.

  • Arjuna

    Excellent points. We did Ukraine to Putin, and we gave the world Syria by blessing, financing, arming and training the opposition. God save US if the Russians lose their patience with our aggressive meddling. They have civil defense for 80m. We have it only for 80 billionaires and the generals.

    • Wake

      You make good points but you mix this up with the warmongering not of Trump but of the Obama activists. Tell me what the Russians really gain by supporting Assad other than initially opposing Obama’s generated ISIS? You can’t think for a moment that the Russians would support Assad using poison gas do you? Or as one moron suggested, Russia needing to gain experience with poison gases? Some of the greatest minds in the world are Russian and they sure as hell don’t need lessons from Assad.

      The one thing that Russia needs more than anything else is to work with the USA but that is very difficult when we are having poor relations with them. As any intelligent power needs to do – we need to work as closely with China and Russia as possible because we all have the most to lose in an unstable world.

      But that also doesn’t mean we shouldn’t keep a very close eye on both.

  • DeWitt Page

    This not only happened in USA with pushing our nation into war, and they got more power, but also in Imperial Germany. Kaiser becomes figurehead while general Paul von Hindenburg and Erich Ludendorff take control of the government by 1917. Allowing generals to run a country can become dangerous, and we need to heed history as an example.

    • Wake

      Grow up. No one is pushing the US into war. And the Chinese, Russians and we know that. If you cannot understand how the government of the USA works then go back to your basic civics classes.

  • mattie2

    Russia’s Defense Ministry spokesman said the following today. Is it Ruskie posturing or is it the Truth? Russia and Syria have formally requested a UN investigation, so …stay tuned…

    http://rbth.com/news/2017/04/08/no-traces-of-chemical-weapons-seen-shayrat-russias-defense-ministry_738152

    snip

    Dozens of people, who visited the Shayrat base in Syria after the U.S. Strike, did not see there any traces of chemical weapons, spokesman of the Russian Defense Ministry Major-General Igor Konashenkov said on April 8.

    “Dozens representatives of the media, local administration, fire services, police, to leave alone the Syrian military – have visited the aerodrome,” he said. “At Shayrat they have not seen depots or moreover chemical ammunition – all the people at the aerodrome do not wear masks and feel absolutely well.”

    “Thus, comes a question: who and what once again had been presented to another U.S. president as a “proof” of “chemical weapons” in a country disagreeable to Washington?” the spokesman said. “Once again this resembles the story with Colin Powell’s white powder or reports to the UK prime minister about the claimed chemical weapons in Iraq.”

    • Wake

      What is your competence in chemical weapons? These would NOT be kept on-site and would be used entirely in an attack leaving no evidence. They wouldn’t even need to cover anything up. From the reports this gas was simply spread not via explosives but by dropping fragile canisters at speed.

      • mattie2

        1. What’s your competence? Back off. I didn’t claim having CW competence. I merely snipped/quoted what the Russian Defense Ministry said.

        2. Re: your claim about “dropping fragile canisters at speed” – what does that mean? Where are your links to the “reports” that said that is what happened?

        3. If you are suggesting airdrops, fyi, ex-Iraqi pilots who have joined up with the ISIS “rebels” in Syria have been flying confiscated MIG’s over Syrian “rebel” strongholds since 2014. It could have been the “rebels” pilots who dropped canisters of CW’s from the air. Furthermore, it’s not uncommon even in formal military war games, for the military playing the opposing side, to paint their aircraft in the colors of “the enemy.” The USA does that all the time. See photos in the second link. Rebels could have painted their MIG’s in the same colors of Syrian gov’t aircraft, who also fly MIG’s.

        http://www.mercurynews.com/2014/10/17/syria-isis-flying-migs-with-help-of-iraqi-ex-fighter-pilots-activists-say/

        https://deutsch.rt.com/nordamerika/41814-false-flag-in-syrien-bilder/

  • mattie2

    Read the remarks made by the Russian Federation to the UN on 04/05/17 – 1 day before the US Tomahawk missile attack – yikes! so powerful! Read Nikki Haley’s lame yada, yada response – groan – she’s easy on the eyes but an intellectual lightweight.

    https://www.un.org/press/en/2017/sc12777.doc.htm

    Here’s the comments on 04/07/17 post attack at the UN:

    https://www.un.org/press/en/2017/sc12783.doc.htm

  • Wake

    Michael, I generally agree with your positions but have some trouble with your talk about poison gas. We are signatures of the Geneva Convention and Assad has to be brought to trial. And your talk about phosgene and sarin gas is a little off-base as well. I programmed the gas detector for the military that was designed at Laurence Livermore Labs. As has been my experience the physicists were wrong about the reaction of the hardware used in the detectors. No matter how I checked and double checked the program it simply would not read the lower levels of gas properly. Finally it occurred to me what was happening and that the math had to be changed substantially. I got so excited that I didn’t wait the full 45 minutes for the chamber to pump out since no one would tell you to wait exactly the amount of time for a chamber of lethal gas to clear. Anyone would double the safety margin wouldn’t they? So I entered the chamber after a little over 30 minutes and there was still a couple of ppm or sarin in the air. This had NO effect on me immediately. But my bicycle racing went from competitive to falling off of the back of the slow group. The recommended specialist told me that I had scarred my lungs permanently (though recently a neurologist told me that you usually recover from any sort of lung damage.) The pictures and the descriptions of the reactions of the people exposed to that gas appeared to me to be from sarin and not phosgene. And whether or not the WMD were aged canisters and poison gas bombs is of no matter. An aged cannister being used by a terrorist in Times Square at noon on a workday would have been an act of terrorism of a level of the World Trade Center. Would you call us seizing 500 tons of uranium yellowcake in Iraq as no evidence of a program for WMD? There was also evidence of biological weapons development using four different types of bacteria if memory serves. I think that you should more closely consider some of the things that you say about these things especially when you are upset about one thing or another.

  • Anonymous

    Explain this to me, Mr. Savage. Missiles were flying in 72 hours. In that time, Trump says that he determined the following: (1) that chemical weapons were used; (2) what kind of chemical weapons were used; (3) that Assad did it. How long did that take? He used the remaining time to determine (1) should anything be done; (2) should they wait for the UN to go on a fact-finding mission; (3) what should be done; (3) how to do it; (4) what will be the response from Russia and Syria (and anyone else) (5) how to implement the course of action (eg how long does it take to put 58 tomahawk missiles on a boat). Would you say that this requires more than 72 hours? Is it physically possible for all this to have been done in 72 hours? I think this was planned before the alleged event.

    • mattie2

      Absolutely it was pre-planned. The Pentagon have developed plans for multiple scenarios/conditions for the USA to attack other countries, even our allies. That’s the Pentagon’s job. The Pentagon has developed plans and options for the President to pursue if certain scenarios come up in the USA, to isolate and eliminate the threat from spreading, even if American lives need to be sacrificed to achieve that goal.

  • Anonymous

    I can certainly understand that one must act quickly if one is acting in self-defense from imminent harm; or if one is acting to rescue those in danger of imminent harm. But what was the rush to engage in an act of vengeance? Could they not have waited for the UN’s fact-finding mission?

  • Anonymous

    Can you explain this to me, Mr. Savage. Why does the media not discuss whether Assad used chemical weapons or question what the evidence is? In the media’s narrative, it is a given. Assad used chemical weapons, period. No discussion. Trump says, “there is no dispute”. How can there be a dispute if everyone who has a platform says there is no dispute? Even saying that the “intelligence agencies” tell them Assad used chemical weapons. . Didn’t we just learn that these “intelligence agencies” are highly politicized? Do we even have an American presence in Syria that we would know without relying upon partisans?

    • mattie2

      1. The Catholic Church leadership in Syria – they actually live in Syria -also expressed skepticism about Trump’s allegations that Assad used CW’s. They wondered why Trump didn’t present his evidence to the UN Security Council.
      http://www.catholicherald.co.uk/news/2017/04/07/church-leaders-in-syria-condemn-hasty-us-air-strikes/

      2. On 04/05/17 – the day BEFORE the US attack, Syria’s UN representative reminded the UN of Assad’s full co-operation with UN inspectors the past 3 years ( per an agreement brokered by Russia and the USA) to dispose of all chemical precursors to sarin and other chemicals banned by Geneva Convention protocols. Assad and the UN inspectors had recently asked the UN for more time because Assad wanted everything cleared out. So why would Assad use CW’s when UN inspectors were in Syria the month before and were expected return again soon? It makes ZERO sense.

      snip
      https://www.un.org/press/en/2017/sc12777.doc.htm
      Syria’s chargé d’affaires had said, in discussions on 4 April, that his country’s Government denied having used chemical weapons in that or any other attack. For the last three years following Syria’s initial declaration that all chemical materials and production equipment had been removed or destroyed, four hangars and seven tunnels had been disabled, while one hangar and two above-ground stationary facilities remained subject to verification of disablement, he said.

      To complete the work, OPCW, Syria and the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) had extended the Tripartite Agreement until the end of 2017, he said. Consultations between the OPCW and Syria to address outstanding issues related to Syria’s declaration would resume in The Hague in early May, he continued. The first OPCW inspection had taken place at the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Centre from 26 February to 5 March, during which time inspectors had taken samples now being analysed in OPCW-designated laboratories. Meanwhile, the OPCW fact-finding mission was examining recent incidents and would finalize its reporting in the coming weeks.

  • Anonymous

    This guy put all of Trump’s remarks about Syria on his video. He did a great job.
    https://youtu.be/ql0AulllZUU
    Trump did not change his mind. He lied

  • mattie2

    This is an 04.06.17 excellent article in Deutsche Welle or DW, Germany’s public international broadcaster.

    http://www.dw.com/en/is-assad-to-blame-for-the-chemical-weapons-attack-in-syria/a-38330217

    snip
    Is the regime of President Bashar al-Assad responsible for the chemical weapons attack in northern Syria? Experts suggest it could have been jihadi rebels. It wouldn’t be the first time…The Syrian regime may not have had a compelling motive, believes Günther Meyer, the director of the Research Center for the Arab World at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz. “Only armed opposition groups could profit from an attack with chemical weapons,” he told DW. “With their backs against the wall, they have next to no chance of opposing the regime militarily. As President [Donald] Trump’s recent statements show, such actions make it possible for anti-Assad groups to receive further support.”…

    In 2014, investigative journalist Seymour Hersh reported on opposition forces’ ability to use chemical weapons. In an article for the “London Review of Books,” Hersh obtained documents from the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), the Pentagon’s own spy organization. They suggested that the Nusra Front, a Syrian offshoot of al Qaeda, had access to the sarin nerve agent. A chemical weapons attack on the Damascus suburb of Ghouta in August 2013, which was blamed on Assad, was carried out by rebels, according to Hersh’s article. They wanted Washington to presume Assad had crossed Obama’s “red line” and draw the US into a war.

    Obama’s Director of National Intelligence at the time, James Clapper, was able to dissuade Obama from ordering a cruise missile strike, according to a newly-published book by Mideast expert Michael Lüders. Presumably, a deciding factor was an analysis of the chemical weapons used in Ghouta, conducted by a British military lab, which found the gas to be of a different composition than the Syrian army possessed.

    The attack took place while UN weapons inspectors were in the country, on Assad’s invitation, said Meyer. Assad had asked them to investigate a chemical weapons attack from March 2013 outside Aleppo, which killed Syrian soldiers.

    “It makes no sense that the regime would carry out an attack with inspectors in the country,” he said….Former weapons inspector Richard Lloyd and MIT professor Theodore Postol cast further doubt on Assad’s role in the Ghouta attack. They reported in 2014 that the chemical weapons could have only been fired from rebel-held territory, with a range of up to 2.5 kilometers (1.6 miles)…No one can say how the situation has evolved since the DIA’s assessment in 2013 of the Nusra Front’s weapons. The al Qaeda affiliate is today the most significant rebel group in the northern Syrian province of Idlib, Meyer said. Along with other jihadi extremists, it has turned itself into the “de facto ruler of Idlib.”

    Assad has not hesitated to use ruthless means to stay in power. In confronting the most recent use of chemical weapons in Syria, credible questions remain as to why Assad would bring world opinion against him at a time when his continued rule is beginning to be accepted.

    • Anonymous

      Thanks for a very good report. I was asking the same question in your last paragraph, Why.

  • Mosin Nagant

    I think it is time to unmask Trump and realize we – middle class American people , been had one more time. Trump is NOT nationalist just as George Bush Sr. was NOT Ronald Reagan. Both hoodwinked Americans.

    • mattie2

      Why stop at 2? What about BillyJeff, Bush 43, and Barry?

  • Rkk O’Tilley

    This is all smoke to blind those of the real agenda,,,again I repeat ,Michaels words to all …this is a sad day for America

  • What?

    We are witnessing the emergence of the George W. Bush third term, socalled “weapons of mas destruction” bunk.

    • mattie2

      With Bush, I think there was enough intel from other nations’ intel agencies to supplement what ours provided, that Bush truly had reason to believe that Saddam had WMD stockpiles. And Saddam didn’t help his own defense with his swagger and bravado, which we later learned was to make his other ME nation enemies afraid of him so they’d back off and not invade Iraq. However, in this Syria case, I’m thinking Trump might have walked into a willful conspiracy ambush set up by our own intel agencies, who hate Trump. They had to know the evidence about Assad was shaky and that Turkey was a known serial liar nation. The Swedish Doctors Assoc saw thru the bogus elements of the videos and photos and published their report on 04/05/17. So how come our own intel agencies, with their experts and very expensive tech tools, didn’t see the info was flawed and need further vetting? Come on. The fix was in to get Trump to believe the false “evidence” so he’d get egg on his face in coming weeks after the UN sends their investigators to the Syrian alleged CW site to take soil samples, talk to the residents, get the Turkish government’s medical tests on victims, maybe even examine the corpses if they get permission ( pay the victims’ families) to exhume the bodies, etc.

      • What?

        Duped DJT that it was “a slam dunk” ok.

      • Anonymous

        During the Bush administration I woke up a number of mornings starting in November hearing Bush say we are going to bomb Iraq. This went on until March, I believe it was, when Bush did bomb Iraq which gave Saddam ample time to move his weapons of mass destruction. Some think he moved his weapons of mass destruction to Syria.

        • mattie2

          Not a chance. Saddam was Sunni. Assad is Alawite, an off shoot of Shia. Saddam hated Shia Muslims and Shia nations. There was NO LOVE whatsoever between Saddam and Assad or Assad’s father for that matter. And Assad actually helped 43 by allowing the CIA to interrogate Sunni terrorist suspects captured in Iraq in Syria.

      • petercapriole

        I don’t think it is a willful conspiracy, these people actually do believe this stuff. I think they believe this stuff themselves. They have been spoon fed the meme of “Assad the Butcher” so much that they do not need to substantiate any story, do not need to “investigate it”, it is second-nature to them. If they see a pattern, they simply draw up the dots. Perhaps there is a self-fulfilling prophecy to it all, look how difficult it is to be part of NATO and not believe that Russia is the aggressor? It’s essential in being part of the “pact”. Savage is right that the generals are to blame, they have an aura around them that doesn’t allow of “doubt”, these military men would think that a characteristic or quality of the theologian, they “know” their enemy. It’s like in the UK being in the services and doubting the monarchy who you are supposed to die for. Your theory is fascinating but I don’t think they are so clever or Machiavellian, maybe I’m wrong. I’ve noticed in British politics a form of “hysteria” when Assad’s name is mentioned, like the gas attacks themselves they begin to froth at the mouth when he is mentioned.
        I’m also familiar with the Swedish Doctors Assoc. and the work of Vanessa Beeley, but these are still voices from the side-lines. Just as Peter Ford, former Swedish ambassador to Syria is a marginal voice in the wilderness. I hope they are increasingly listened to, it seems that this “dissent” can be tolerated as it doesn’t seem to have an effect on the major “narrative” at any particular time. I wonder though if they might have over-stretched themselves here with the obvious parallels to Saddam’s WMD hoax.
        Savage’s belief that Trump has been turned, just like Wilson in WW1 from a position of neutrality and America first, to declaring war for the Globalists, and in effect becoming a “war criminal” himself, is an interesting analogy. The alleged massacres of the Belgian’s by the German army was a key moment for preparing the public and politicians in WW1. The enemy was portrayed as brutal monsters bayoneting women and children etc.This demonization and use of “atrocity literature” goes back hundreds if not thousands of years, the Napoleonic wars being a good example as well. It seems to be a part of every war preparation. Troubling times.

        • mattie2

          Thank you for taking the time to respond in such a detailed fashion! I love your historical references. We’re supposed to learn from history but we never do. Perhaps because the collective memory fades with each new generation.

      • Polly

        I did wonder what exactly would Syria gain by doing this? At this point in time? Why use these weapons on their peeps now? What did this accomplish?

  • Blake Jackman

    Jeez. What a tangled web we weave, yes?
    If anyone from the US government, or mercenaries employed by us, is involved in this kind of treachery, we need to *** . We similarly ought to repeat the process for any government official, bureaucrat, employee, or military personnel who instructed, paid, suggested, or offered any kind of remuneration to anyone involved in such treachery. As an honest, principled American citizen, I rebuke anyone who would act against the highest standards of ethics, righteousness, and fairness this country stands for, and in so doing make ME look bad to others around the world, along with my family and my fellow countrymen. We will unmask you in time, and reward you for your foul deeds.

    • Anonymous

      As Michel asked his listeners, what did Assad have to gain by committing such a heinous act, I cant see any gain but I can understand that he had everything to lose.

  • Anchorite

    I voted for Trump to be AGAINST war. It is clear too many warhawks have his ear. No proof or investigation, like Savage said, just start throwing missiles around. “sigh” This is all a distraction from the things we really need done and fixed in this country. Flat out. We never get anywhere in America anymore because we are always getting involved all over the world and with these little wars. I am sick of it. Trump said “America First”, but that is not happening now. While all this bombing bull goes on, nothing get’s done. No wall, No jobs, No Repealing Obamacare, No Tariffs with China, etc. All things we voted for Trump on and it’s not happening. Apparently the half of the country who didn’t vote for Trump matters, not us. Time and time again, but no one learns the lessons and keeps making the same mistakes. Our system is utterly broken, as it my enthusiasm.

    • Anonymous

      I feel the same way but it wasn’t this election that caused it, perhaps he didn’t understand who resides in the “Swamp” especially the dark spiritual forces of Satan. According to the Prophet Daniel the dark side can take over man’s governments and the Apostle Paul confirms we war with these spirit beings. Remember how the Republicans changed their tune after they were elected? same deal here. I think what is happening in Europe is proof that there is something very wrong with the so called leaders like Merkel, why is she and others destroying their countries, something has taken over their minds, it’s not like the destruction is hard to find, in fact it’s like a bomb going off in slow motion.

  • Ed

    Mike, I hear on the Sunday morning shows that the “alt-right” is all over opposing war. Maybe you should have these people on after all. Who are they again?

    • mattie2

      Whatever you’re saying is Greek to me. But in terms of interviews, I’d love for Dr. Savage to interview Steve Bannon to get his perspectives on Syria, on the Wall construction, tax cuts being discussed, etc. Gannon seems to be deep in Trump’s doghouse – Bannon is a self-made multi millionaire – he doesn’t need a job in the WH – he can do and say whatever he wants, he has nothing to lose at this point because he’s going to be asked for a resignation soon anyways – Jared won, Bannon lost.

      • Ed

        I’d like to hear from Bannon as well.

        The “alt-right” is a fiction. They have invented a horrible bogyman and label anyone who disagrees with them, as that. They are trying to label right of center peace advocates as alt-right.

    • Susan Borden

      Snowflakes exist on the left and right. People who invest their entire being into the persona of another man, whether that be Obama or Trump. When they fail, as all men do, they see their own ego and reputation going down in flames and that is too much to bear. I stake everything on the Creator God. He never disappoints or fails! Can’t wait for Doc Savage’s God book.

      • Ed

        Failure is a very undesirable option in nuclear politics. There was a light at the end of the tunnel at the beginning of the week and now there is none. It’s hard to imagine how this is perceived in Russia and elsewhere. If we have to oust Assad then it will dominate Trumps Presidency and there is every opportunity for it to blow up.

  • Anonymous

    Donald J. Trump seems to be turning into Donald Sidney McTrump.

    This is looking more and more like Dr. Jeckle and Mr. Hyde with Trump turning into McCain before our very eyes.

  • Sharon Neumann

    This article is the first i saw that agrees with my concerns as i see them exactly. Isn’t it awful what the Dems have done? Hey, Putin is in a real squeeze play. Hillary gifted him Uranium (a set-up for later use) so he could have increased wealth for getting the oil so badly needed for his people – or could leverage it to get oil from Syria is what they want it to look like since he must be friendly with oil-rich to meet needs. He fights with her because she is moving (or the Clinton-machine is) drugs to the mafia AND forcing him to take in his enemies/the refugees while economy is so slow. Yuck! And now he is to blame for whats happening here, too. Wow he must be BAD! Bad to the bone. She is a basket of deplorables all by herself!!!

    • Anonymous

      Alarm bells went off as soon as I heard about this insane move, remember all the promises that the Republicans made? replace or repeal Obama-care Etc. Etc. but once elected they changed their tune, this is the same deal, only a different president. Just more proof that the elected to Washington D.C don’t run the show, it’s the “Shadow Government” “Shadow Warriors” whatever their name, and according to the Prophet Daniel and the Apostle Paul this would include the dark spiritual forces of Satan.

      • ISIS McCain

        It should be pretty apparent now the government does NOT work anymore and it is about to collapse just like the USSR’s government collapsed!!

        • Anonymous

          They Bible says that in the End Times there will come a time of perplexity for all nations and none will have the answer as to what to do. This will signal the rise of the anti-Christ. This prophecy is getting closer and closer.

          • Anonymous

            Amen to that. The Satanic elites believe they must create world chaos before they can establish a one world government, a New World Order, what better way to create this Chaos than by allowing and even enticing so-called refugees into a country? can Merkel for instance be this stupid? I think not, what she is doing is like watching a bomb explode in slow motion, the same for Sweden. In America it’s the “Interfaith Movement” that is bringing Muslims from Middle Eastern hell-holes who are setting up same wherever they’re placed, assimilation is never mentioned, nor do they have any intentions of assimilating, we Christians are commanded not to fellowship with Ant-Christ people, Muslims are anti-Christ: per the Qur’an: “They [Christians] put forth a most monstrous thing when they [Christians] say God has a son”

        • Anonymous

          ISIS McCain LOL McShame, the most loyal friend the Military Industrial Complex has ever owned.

  • Sharon Neumann

    BTW, Trump just sent a “message” that he expects nations to keep their word concerning agreementsvand treaties and international laws. There are over 20 other airfields still operating; it was the dirty bomb that set him off.

    • Brad Well

      Tell him to stop supporting ISIS and Al-Qaeda then. The Neo-Cons are at it again with supporting cops, just like in Libya.

  • Anonymous

    Here’s how the situation looks: gas situation happened (unclear how/from who) -> Ivanka saw pictures that made her sad (might be from another time, doctored, etc.) -> Ivanka demanded Trump to do something, was successful in manipulating him, overriding his logic part of the brain, because she’s daddy’s princess -> Trump takes action against someone who was fighting i sis -> now Trump looks easily manipulated and insecure -> Ivanka pats him on the head, leftist warmongers happy and hope this continues/worsens.
    Get Ivanka and Jared OUTOUTOUT of the White House! MERITOCRACY NOT NEPOTISM!

  • http://rosarynovice.stblogs.com/ Augustine

    “Let everyone who advocates war be enrolled in a special regiment of advance guards, for the front of every storm, of every attack, to lead them all!” (Leo Tolstoy)

  • Anonymous

    Trump should know better than anyone and remember, marriages frequently end up in divorce court.
    So the young spoiled rich kid who is now trying to “out man” Bannon,
    may very well end up on the ugly side when he and Ivanka start playing War of the Roses. Bannon knows his stuff, Jared is still wet behind the ears.
    *
    Anyone know if Breitbart has defected to the NWO, I no longer see any comments posted on their website. Did they surrender or is it my browser ?
    Anyone else see comments on Breitbart ?

  • Anonymous

    Anyone know if Breitbart has defected to the NWO, I no longer see any comments posted on their website. Did they surrender or is it my browser ?
    Anyone else see comments on Breitbart ?

    • kpevt12 .

      It is your browser, the comments are there

  • Anonymous

    Trump should know better than anyone and remember, marriages frequently end up in divorce court.
    So the young spoiled rich kid who is now trying to “out man” Bannon,
    may very well end up on the ugly side when he and Ivanka start playing War of the Roses. Bannon knows his stuff, Jared is still wet behind the ears.

    • Polly

      Well, Bannon adiosed, and Jared still standing. Blood thicker than water and all that. I do not understand why Jared has to be IN Whitehouse along with Ivanka. Why can’t they advise without being right there? i guess to Trump wants to showcase their power? I feel uncomfortable having my president being constantly advised by privileged children.

  • Jason

    “Who got to you Mr. President? Who is whispering in your ear and could have made you make this dramatic of a change towards Russia in just three days?”

    Gríma Wormtongue, aka Jared Kushner.

  • Anonymous

    In the end Trump is responsible. Remember what Lincoln said: “when you’re 40 your face is your own.”

  • RANDY

    war with people who are not against you is irrational

    • Lysy

      RuSSia is against US since the bolshevik revolution

  • Lysy

    The question is, does Russia want a war with US?! Sure as s*it, Russia is and has always been a colossus on clay legs! Russia produces NOTHING that anybody in the world wants, except maybe for a second-grade quality arms. That’s IT! Stop obsessing about a war with RuSSia! *** Russia and comrade Putler!