Dinesh D’Souza Reacts To His Community Confinement Sentence: “I’ve Got A Big Smile On My Face…”

Dinesh D’Souza was sentenced on Tuesday to five years of probation, spending eight months of it in a community confinement center, after pleading guilty to a campaign finance law violation. Prosecutors were seeking a 10-16 month prison sentence in what may considered an unequal application of the law. Most often, violators of this type are simply fined.

But the conservative author and filmmaker has written a series of critical books and movies about Obama. Eric (why is this man still Attorney General)  Holder has obviously taken note.

D’Souza was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Richard Berman in Manhattan – a Clinton appointee.

Via Newsmax:

He was also given a $30,000 fine and ordered to do one day of community service a week during his probation.

The Smoking Gun website reported that for the first eight months of his probation term, D’Souza will do his community service in a “community confinement center” in San Diego. He will also have to perform one day per week of community service during his probation term. Typically, community service can include tasks like working with the homeless or teaching inmates, though no details were given Tuesday.

He discussed his sentence on the Kelly File with Megyn Kelly, Tuesday night, saying, “I’ve got a big smile on my face and I think I have for several hours and I can’t wipe it off because this was really an effort to put me out of business. The government was trying to lock me up for 10-15 months and a federal judge said, no.”

Whoa Baby: Obama tanks to 35% In latest Approval Poll

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Now, we’re talking.

Barack Obama’s approval rating slid into dangerous territory this week, with the latest Reuters-Ipsos poll showing just 35 percent of Americans approve of the president’s job performance even as he leads the nation into a war against Islamic fundamentalism in the Middle East.

Fifty-eight percent of Americans expressed disapproval of the White House’s current occupant — 37 percent of them “strongly.” Just 17 percent strongly approved of Obama’s current performance. The poll is based on a five-day rolling average.

I’ve always said – don’t even talk to me until it gets down to at least 35%. He finally got there.

Man, it sure took a lot of scoamf-tastic suckage for the vast majority of the American people to finally see what a thoroughly corrupt, abysmal failure the man is.

Via the Washington Examiner’s Naemie Emery, Democrats havWords of advice for a failing president:

Dear Mr. President:

Speaking for many who wish you success, we urge you to seek professional counsel concerning a number of serious matters that are causing us and some others concern.

Your approval ratings are down, Democrats in key states have resorted to running against you, and you were recently named the worst president since World War II ended — defeating (if that’s the word) both Jimmy Carter and Richard Nixon, with whose names the words “malaise” and “Watergate” are forever entwined. Assuming you find this prospect distasteful, we suggest for a start that some small steps be taken, beginning with the first and perhaps most important: admit that you have been wrong.

You may think “Don’t do stupid stuff” is a really cool slogan, but stupid describes most of your actions since you took your hand off the Bible in 2009. It was stupid to let Vladimir Putin know you don’t care about eastern Europe; stupid to not give early support to Iranian dissidents; stupid to intervene in Libya and then leave the country; stupid to not arm the Syrian rebels back when they had a chance of succeeding; stupid to draw a line in the sand and let Syrian dictator Bashar Assad cross it; stupid to abandon Iraq against the warnings of all your advisors; and stupid to turn a blind eye toward the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria when it still could have been easily handled, long before it had taken two cities Americans died for, and almost dismantled Iraq.

Read the rest at the link.

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Obama’s Disrespectful ‘Latte Salute’ Shocks and Offends

As he disembarked from his U.S. Marine Corps helicopter in New York, today, the president returned a formal military salute with a sloppy and careless salute while wielding a coffee cup, prompting some to dub it the “latte salute.”Sep 23, 2014 2:56 PM PT 400

Khorasan: A New Terror Organization to Worry About

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You will soon be hearing much more about the terrorist group, Khorasan.

Why? To borrow a phrase – you may not be interested in them – but they are plenty interested in you.

They were spoken about publicly for the first time last week when James Clapper, director of U.S. national intelligence, referred to them in a talk at an intelligence conference in Washington.

Via The Washington Free Beacon:

 That public reference opened the way to briefings by other intelligence sources about the organization, which is led by a band of hardened jihadis from Afghanistan and Pakistan. The group’s primary focus is said to be attacks on American and other Western aircraft, which has catapulted them to the forefront of Western concern.

Khorasan has ties with the al Qaeda franchise in Yemen, which specializes in producing sophisticated devices intended to explode aboard aircraft, including explosive underwear and explosives in printer cartridges. All attempts to activate these devices have thus far failed.

The Free Beacon goes on to report that western intelligence has known about Khorasan at least since January.  The reason the public was left in the dark was out of fear its members would go underground and vanish from the intelligence radar if they knew they were being surveilled.

Via New York Magazine: 

 While ISIS has captured international attention with its very public, bloodthirsty tactics, a terrorist group some American officials say is more intent on actually striking the United States is operating in the shadows, and on the margins of the national security conversation. Identified only this month as the Khorasan group, veteran Al Qaeda fighters now based in Syria, the cell is “potentially yet another threat to the homeland, yes,” said director of national intelligence James Clapper last week, adding that “in terms of threat to the homeland, Khorasan may pose as much of a danger as the Islamic State.” Or, based on last night’s surprise bombings, an even greater threat.

U.S. air strikes in Syria overnight targeted ISIS militants in an extensive operation that included assistance from Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, and Qatar, CNN reported, a truly impressive collection of Middle Eastern allies. But relatively quietly, all by itself, the U.S. was also bombing Khorasan targets in the region.

The threat from the Khorasan group was “imminent,” multiple intelligence sources have told a variety of news outlets. According to CNN, the U.S. “had very good information” about a potential attack — Khorasan was near the “end of their planning.” By striking last night, the U.S. “hoped to surprise the group by mixing strikes against it with strikes against ISIS targets.”

Via Fox News,  the Pentagon characterized last night’s air strikes on ISIS targets in Syria as “very successful” and “backed by five Sunni Arab nations.” The degree to which they contributed has been left unreported. An AP reporter did tweet that the support from five Arab nations “distinguished” Obama’s war, kinetic military action, counter-terrorism effort from Bush’s icky Iraq war effort.  He then deleted his tweet in shame and embarrassment after he was called out for his sycophantic dishonesty.

The U.S. military targeted the Khorasan Group “without assistance” in northwest Syria.

The Pentagon said the latter strikes in and around Aleppo were intended to disrupt the plotting of an “imminent” attack on the U.S. homeland by Khorasan.

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The Daily Signal: Q&A: Meet Khorasan, the Terrorist Group That Might Be Scarier Than ISIS:

The Daily Signal: What exactly is the Khorasan group and what is their aim?

Phillips: The Khorasan group is a cell of veteran terrorists belonging to the al-Qaeda core group — the high command of the al-Qaeda network that relocated to Pakistan after the 2001 defeat of the Taliban regime in Afghanistan.

Osama bin Laden’s successor, Ayman al-Zawahiri, reportedly dispatched the Khorasan group to Syria to link up with al-Qaeda’s official franchise in Syria, Jabhat al-Nusra — which means “the Victory Front.”

Obama was right –  The US “decimated” “core al Qaeda” (in Afganistan.)  But they regrouped in Pakistan and Syria and became the more lethal and feral Khorasan group.

The Watcher’s Council Weasel of The Week Nominations!!!

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Hello and welcome to the Watcher’s Council’s new feature, ‘Weasel Of The Week’, where we award the golden plastic Weasel to a public figure who particularly deserves to be publicly slimed and mocked for his or her dastardly deeds during the week. Every Tuesday morning, tune in for the Weasel of the Week nominations and check back Thursday to see which Weasel gets the votes and walks off with the statuette of shame!

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Here are this weeks’ nominees:

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Senator Elizabeth Warren!

The Noisy Room: In a speaking event at Tufts University Monday, Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren told a “Holocaust refugee” that she thought it was “fair” to compare Israel’s treatment of Palestinians to the Nazis’ treatment of the Jews in the Holocaust. Warren also walked back her previous statement that Israel had the right to defend itself by saying that the Gazans do as well and that her ultimate goal is ending war and establishing a two-state solution. Is there a category for ‘fascist, anti-Semite weasel?’ Just sayin’.

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 ‘Personality’ And Global Warming Activist Robert F.Kennedy Jr. !

Nice Deb: for getting a little  too hot and bothered at PJTV’s Michelle Fields when she called him out
on his hypocrisy at the climate rally in New York City, Sunday.

Kennedy took great umbrage, waving his hands in front of her face, even grabbing at the young reporter’s mic at one point.

Pretty disgraceful behavior – even for a Kennedy.

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RINO Squeaker Speaker Of The House John ‘Mr. Flexy’ Boehner!

 Virginia Right! : Sometimes the enemy of my enemy is my friend. But often, the enemy of my enemy is simply another enemy.

John Boehner led the House to pass the appropriations for Obama’s plan to arm and train “moderate” Syrian fighters, who are Muslims to fight other Muslims on behalf of America.

There is no way this turns out well for anyone but the “moderate” rebels who will soon turn the weapons on us, or hand them over to ISIS.

 The Right Planet: Speaker John Boehner for attempting a rule change to squelch dissent among more conservative members of the GOP, who he refers to as “knuckleheads.” It sure would be nice to see folks like Boehner direct such vitriol at the Democrats, but apparently he’s too spent after going after his own.

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The GOP “Establishment” Leadership!

Ask Marion : for passing the complete funding of Obamacare including funding Planned Parenthood and for distancing themselves and alienating the Republican base in a year that should be a wave election and risking loss of the House and Senate in the midterms.

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Peter Gelb, Useful Idiot and Head of the NY Metropolitan Opera!

JoshuaPundit: for bringing Jew Hatred and ‘anti-Zionism‘ into the cultural mainstream and for encouraging moral delinquency.

Well, there it is! Are these worthy weasels or what? Check back Thursday to see which Weasel walks off with the statuette of shame!

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