Hezbollah Drugs, and how much Black Lives Actually Mattered to Barack Obama

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Hezbollah Drugs, and how much Black Lives Actually Mattered to Barack Obama

This week that well-​known right wing out­fit Politico told us the tale of Project Cas­san­dra an oper­a­tion con­cern­ing Hezbol­lah drug run­ning

Over the next eight years, agents work­ing out of a top-​secret DEA facil­ity in Chan­tilly, Vir­ginia, used wire­taps, under­cover oper­a­tions and infor­mants to map Hezbollah’s illicit net­works, with the help of 30 U.S. and for­eign secu­rity agencies.

They fol­lowed cocaine ship­ments, some from Latin Amer­ica to West Africa and on to Europe and the Mid­dle East, and oth­ers through Venezuela and Mex­ico to the United States. They tracked the river of dirty cash as it was laun­dered by, among other tac­tics, buy­ing Amer­i­can used cars and ship­ping them to Africa. And with the help of some key coop­er­at­ing wit­nesses, the agents traced the con­spir­acy, they believed, to the inner­most cir­cle of Hezbol­lah and its state spon­sors in Iran.

This was nipped in the bud by the Obama Admin­is­tra­tion, no Hezbollah’s cocaine ship­ments or the money laun­der­ing but the DEA’s attempt to stop it

This was a pol­icy deci­sion, it was a sys­tem­atic deci­sion,” said David Asher, who helped estab­lish and over­see Project Cas­san­dra as a Defense Depart­ment illicit finance ana­lyst. “They seri­ally ripped apart this entire effort that was very well sup­ported and resourced, and it was done from the top down.”

Of course MSM’s dis­in­cli­na­tion to report on this story despite it com­ing from one of their nor­mally favorite sources is gen­er­at­ing some outrage:

My own out­rage is of a dif­fer­ent sort.

For years we have been hear­ing about the plight of Black Amer­ica in the inner cities (almost exclu­sively con­trolled by Democ­rats for decades). While the left tries to blame the NRA or gun man­u­fac­tur­ers the actual prob­lem comes down to the drug trade.

You have deal­ers tar­get­ing youths for addic­tion, you get crime gen­er­ated to pay for these drug habits, then gangs recruit­ing youth for mem­ber­ship in the drug trade as a quick way out, finally you get ongo­ing wars over the con­trol of that trade cost­ing the lives of not only young black men involved in the trade but inno­cents who get caught in the cross­fire ter­ror­iz­ing entire neighborhoods.

Put sim­ply if you enable the Drug Trade you enable Ter­ror­ism against the inner City Black Community.

And this is what out­rages me.

The Black Com­mu­nity stood behind Barack Obama and his admin­is­tra­tion tooth and nail. They ignored the bad econ­omy, the failed poli­cies, the rise of ISIS ter­ror and fur­ther­more in 2012 they turned out and saved him from defeat against a much more com­pe­tent adversary.

Barack Obama didn’t just betray Amer­ica by enabling inter­na­tional ter­ror­ists in order to allow him­self to fund one of the World’s pri­mary back­ers of said ter­ror, but he did so know­ing that the Hezbol­lah drug trade ter­ror­ized black neigh­bor­hoods, black fam­i­lies and par­tic­u­larly young black men, betray­ing those who had been his most loyal supporters.

Those black lives destroyed by the drug trade didn’t mat­ter to Barack Obama or his admin­is­tra­tion as much as fund­ing Iran did. That’s an uncom­fort­able truth that many who voted Obama will silently endure rather than admit how badly they have been played.

That’s the real out­rage of the Hezbol­lah Iran Obama Drug story.

Update: Com­pare and Con­trast

The Trump admin­is­tra­tion is push­ing back aggres­sively against what the intel­li­gence com­mu­nity often refers to as the “Iran Threat Net­work” or ITN, and as part of that cam­paign it is espe­cially keen to focus on the activ­i­ties of Hezbol­lah, the pro-​Iranian Lebanese mili­tia, in Latin America.

To my shock this story is again from Politico.

Update 2: Insta­lanche, thanks Steven, Hi folks take a peek around.

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This week that well-known right wing outfit Politico told us the tale of Project Cassandra an operation concerning Hezbollah drug running

Over the next eight years, agents working out of a top-secret DEA facility in Chantilly, Virginia, used wiretaps, undercover operations and informants to map Hezbollah’s illicit networks, with the help of 30 U.S. and foreign security agencies.

They followed cocaine shipments, some from Latin America to West Africa and on to Europe and the Middle East, and others through Venezuela and Mexico to the United States. They tracked the river of dirty cash as it was laundered by, among other tactics, buying American used cars and shipping them to Africa. And with the help of some key cooperating witnesses, the agents traced the conspiracy, they believed, to the innermost circle of Hezbollah and its state sponsors in Iran.

This was nipped in the bud by the Obama Administration, no Hezbollah’s cocaine shipments or the money laundering but the DEA’s attempt to stop it

“This was a policy decision, it was a systematic decision,” said David Asher, who helped establish and oversee Project Cassandra as a Defense Department illicit finance analyst. “They serially ripped apart this entire effort that was very well supported and resourced, and it was done from the top down.”

Of course MSM’s disinclination to report on this story despite it coming from one of their normally favorite sources is generating some outrage:

My own outrage is of a different sort.

For years we have been hearing about the plight of Black America in the inner cities (almost exclusively controlled by Democrats for decades). While the left tries to blame the NRA or gun manufacturers the actual problem comes down to the drug trade.

You have dealers targeting youths for addiction, you get crime generated to pay for these drug habits, then gangs recruiting youth for membership in the drug trade as a quick way out, finally you get ongoing wars over the control of that trade costing the lives of not only young black men involved in the trade but innocents who get caught in the crossfire terrorizing entire neighborhoods.

Put simply if you enable the Drug Trade you enable Terrorism against the inner City Black Community.

And this is what outrages me.

The Black Community stood behind Barack Obama and his administration tooth and nail. They ignored the bad economy, the failed policies, the rise of ISIS terror and furthermore in 2012 they turned out and saved him from defeat against a much more competent adversary.

Barack Obama didn’t just betray America by enabling international terrorists in order to allow himself to fund one of the World’s primary backers of said terror, but he did so knowing that the Hezbollah drug trade terrorized black neighborhoods, black families and particularly young black men, betraying those who had been his most loyal supporters.

Those black lives destroyed by the drug trade didn’t matter to Barack Obama or his administration as much as funding Iran did. That’s an uncomfortable truth that many who voted Obama will silently endure rather than admit how badly they have been played.

That’s the real outrage of the Hezbollah Iran Obama Drug story.

Update: Compare and Contrast

The Trump administration is pushing back aggressively against what the intelligence community often refers to as the “Iran Threat Network” or ITN, and as part of that campaign it is especially keen to focus on the activities of Hezbollah, the pro-Iranian Lebanese militia, in Latin America.

To my shock this story is again from Politico.

Update 2: Instalanche, thanks Steven, Hi folks take a peek around.

If you live in the New England Area, are free on January 20th and like good speakers and all you can eat Chinese food then Join me and the Worcester Tea Party us at Tang Dynasty Restaurant Rte 12 Leominster Mass for our event President Trump A Year in Review and Looking Ahead featuring a panel including: Mike LaChance Contributer to Legal Insurrection blog and editor of AmericanLookout.com Chip Faulkner: Of Citizens for Limited Taxation & Host of the Friday Morning Group, Christopher Maider: Longtime Host of the Meat and Potatoes Radio show , Dianna Ploss: President of the Boston Chapter of Act for America

And of course me DaTechGuy as the moderator.

Tickers are $20 and include an all you can eat Chinese buffet. You can get them here.

Hope to see you there.


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