CNN Host Practically Begs Syrian Refugee To Slam Trump, Instead He Goes Scorched Earth On Liberal Hypocrisy [Watch]

Mike Miller, Independent Journal Review

Following the deadly chemical weapons attack in Syria last week, CNN's Brooke Baldwin aired a segment with refugee Kassem Eid — a reported survivor of the 2013 chemical weapons attack — during which Eid pleaded with President Donald Trump to “not make the same mistake President Obama did” and “let Assad walk away.”

Baldwin brought Eid back Friday and attempted to frame Trump as a hypocrite over his concern for babies killed in the attack — as contrasted with his foreign travel ban.

After playing a clip of Hillary Clinton denouncing Trump by stating that “we cannot in one breath speak of protecting Syrian babies and in the next close America's doors to them," Baldwin asked Eid to respond.

Bad idea.

"With all due respect, I didn't see each and every person who was demonstrating after the travel ban. I didn't see you three days ago when people were gassed to death.

I didn't see you in 2013 when 1,400 people were gassed to death. I didn't see you raising your voice against President Obama's inaction in Syria that made us refugees get kicked out of Syria.

If you really care about refugees, help us stay in our country. ... We don't want to become refugees."

Read full article

You May Also Like:

For More go to the Home Page >>>

Join Our Email List



FreeMarket Central

Some titles recent, all recommended -

Special Video Feature

FreeMarket Central

Voices From The 2017 International Students For Liberty Conference


In Search Of History

The Reagan Tax Cuts Worked

Thanks to "bracket creep," the inflation of the 1970s pushed millions of taxpayers into higher tax brackets even though their inflation-adjusted incomes were not rising. To help offset this tax increase and also to improve incentives to work, save, and invest, President Reagan proposed sweeping tax rate reductions during the 1980s. What happened? Total tax revenues climbed by 99.4 percent during the 1980s, and the results are even more impressive when looking at what happened to personal income tax revenues. Once the economy received an unambiguous tax cut in January 1983, income tax revenues climbed dramatically, increasing by more than 54 percent by 1989 (28 percent after adjusting for inflation).


-- Daniel J. Mitchell,

Shadow Stats Snapshot

FreeMarket Central

ShadowStats alternate economic indicators are based on the methodology of noted economist John Williams, specialist in government economic reporting.

  • Unemployment:
    FreeMarket Central BLS: 4.14%
    FreeMarket Central Shadow Stats: 21.8%
  • Inflation:
    FreeMarket Central February Year-to-Year: 1.8% (CPI-U*)
    FreeMarket Central Shadow Stats: 9.9%

*[cpi-u is the Bureau of Labor Statistics inflation rate for all urban consumers]