Tucker Carlson Responds To The ADL Calling For Him To Be Fired: ‘F*ck Them’

Daily Caller co-founder and Fox News host Tucker Carlson responded to the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) call for Fox News to fire him during a Friday appearance on “The Megyn Kelly Show.”

The ADL recently called for Carlson to be fired after the show host referred to President Joe Biden’s immigration policies as “the Great Replacement” Wednesday, an alleged Ethno-nationalist political theory warning white people that they are being replaced by non-white immigrants, according to the Counter Extremism Project.

“Today there’s more blowback on whether you’ve been pushing for The ‘Great Replacement’ theory. You said that this was gonna happen on your show last night, sure enough, the ADL comes after you,” Kelly told Carlson.

“F*ck them,” Carlson responded. “I didn’t even know that. What liars. The ‘Great Replacement’ theory is in fact not a theory, it’s something that Democrats brag about constantly, up to and including the president,” he said. He claimed that the ADL, once an organization fighting anti-semitism, is now run by an “apparatchik of the Democratic Party.”


In a Wednesday evening segment, Carlson criticized Biden’s handling of the migrant crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, arguing that the administration is intentionally attempting to “change the racial mix of the country.” (RELATED: After They Call For His Firing, Tucker Discovers The ADL Is Guilty Of Making The Same ‘Replacement’ Argument) 

“An unrelenting stream of immigration. But why? Well, Joe Biden just said it, to change the racial mix of the country. That’s the reason, to reduce the political power of people whose ancestors lived here, and dramatically increase the proportion of Americans newly arrived from the third world,” Carlson said.

“And then Biden went further, he said that non-white DNA is the quote, ‘the source of our strength.’ Imagine saying that. This is the language of eugenics, it’s horrifying. And there’s a reason Biden said it. In political terms, this policy is called ‘the Great Replacement,’ the replacement of legacy Americans with more obedient people from far-away countries,” he continued.

Carlson referred to remarks made by then-Vice President Biden at the “2015 White Global Conference on Confronting Global Extremism,” where he said that “it is a source of our strength” that white people were estimated to make up less than 50% of the population by 2017, according to the Washington Post.

The ADL first called for Carlson’s firing in April for suggesting that the Democratic Party is attempting to “replace the electorate” with voting rights legislation during an interview with columnist Mark Steyn, according to The Hill.

“I know that the left and all the little gatekeepers on Twitter become literally hysterical if you use the term ‘replacement,’ if you suggest that the Democratic Party is trying to replace the current electorate,” Carlson said in April, according to the outlet. “But they become hysterical because that’s what’s happening actually. Let’s just say it. It’s true.”

“I mean, everyone’s making a racial issue out of it. Oh, the, you know, white replacement? No, no, this is a voting rights question.”

Jonathan Greenblatt, CEO of the ADL, immediately responded that Carlson “must go” with claims that he defended replacement theory.

Fox News CEO Lachlan Murdoch defended Carlson against the accusations brought against him, saying that he “decried and rejected” the replacement theory in an April 12 letter to the ADL. Greenblatt responded that Carlson endorsed the theory under a “voting rights cover” and should not be permitted to use a “white supremacist trope.”

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Must Watch: Tucker Carlson Raises Questions About Jan 6th Security Footage Showing Black-Clad Operatives Leading the Charge into The Capitol Building; “How Many Federal Agents Were Involved?”

Must Watch: Tucker Carlson Raises Questions About Jan 6th Security Footage Showing Black-Clad Operatives Leading the Charge into The Capitol Building; “How Many Federal Agents Were Involved?” – (Video)

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Tucker Carlson Goes There on Released January 6th Surveillance Video – RedState

Yesterday, RedState reported on the release of January 6th surveillance footage. What made that significant is that federal prosecutors had fought tooth and nail to keep it under wraps. Per their assertion to the judge, it would endanger national security for Americans to see what really happened in regards to the breach of the Capitol Building.

Of course, in reality, their vigorous opposition to the video’s release was more likely about how embarrassing it was to their prosecutorial narrative — and the January 6th narrative at large that we see in the media. As I wrote yesterday, there was no violent rush. Rather, men in black opened up the doors and people strolled in, mingling, taking selfies, and generally appearing to pose no real threat.

Here’s what the video looks like.

Does that look like an organized insurrection ready to murder Congressional members and seize control of the government? Or does it look like protesters who are too dumb to understand the long-term consequences of them choosing to trespass?

Then there’s the issue of the black-clad men who opened the doors in what looked like a very organized, planned-out fashion. As Tucker Carlson pointed out last night, it’s rather convenient that 500+ people have been arrested but that we don’t know who those men are.

Carlson hits the nail on the head. We know who random grandmas who took selfies are, but we are to believe the feds just have no idea who the men are who opened the doors? Why are they not dressed like everyone else? Why do they seem to know exactly where to go and what to do? Why are they not stopped by the people already in the Capitol, who I assume are USCP officers? When the doors are opened, the people walking in almost seem surprised and confused. There was clearly no grand plan here by insurrectionists. Rather, it certainly looks like those who opened the doors were separate from the protest.

And while the narrative for a long time on the right was that these were Antifa operatives, that was always the wrong assumption, in my opinion. It always made much more sense that the men in black were federal agents, FBI or otherwise. Remember, this is the same FBI that essentially orchestrated the Gretchen Whitmer kidnapping attempt. It’s the same FBI that had more agents at last week’s “Justice for January 6th” rally than there were actually protesters.

Further, if those aren’t federal agents in the video, then why hide that fact and fight so hard to keep the video that shows them under wraps? Why not just reveal who they are? The government could clear this up in an instant. After all, they can track down random people across the country who stole a beer from Pelosi’s office, but we are to believe they just don’t know who those men are? Give me a break.

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EPIC Gutfeld vs. Tucker Debate: Who’s Dumber? Chris Cuomo or Don Lemon?

People tune in for presidential debates, but this debate was pure fun. On Wednesday night’s Gutfeld! show, Fox’s Greg Gutfeld and Tucker Carlson had a debate over which CNN host is dumber, Chris Cuomo or Don Lemon? There’s so much evidence for both sides…

On Tuesday night, Carlson said on his show “Chris Cuomo really gets the credit for being the single dumbest person ever to perform on cable news. He makes Don Lemon look like a particle physicist.” Gutfeld insisted Cuomo comes in second to Lemon. 


CARLSON: Let me just say we disagree, but we don’t need to be disagreeable, we’re friends, I don’t want this in any way to affect our long-standing friendship. I agreed with you for many years. I thought that Chris Cuomo was putting on an act. You know, the weightlifting, the calling the bro talk, the huge swab. I thought he was like Bowzer on Sha Na Na, who actually went to Columbia. You know what I mean? It was a part.

GUTFELD: What a reference.

CARLSON: And then I watched him, because I used to work at CNN, I know people there, I pay attention. That guy is every bit as stupid as he seems. He went to Yale Law School, his dad was the governor of New York at the time, and he doesn’t know what’s in the First Amendment. He has zero sense of humor, which is always a tell.

But here is the absolute settling factor. He speaks only in clichés. If you listen carefully to Chris Cuomo, you will find not a single phrase that you can’t instantly get on Instagram. All of it. So dumb people speak in clichés. Don Lemon, by contrast, not a genius, but he gets the joke. Like, he sort of knows, ‘I’m a guy with no skills, I was a local news anchor in Atlanta. And look where I am now.’ He finds the whole thing hilarious.

Gutfeld found this persuasive, but made his case: 

GUTFELD: I will say that Don Lemon, his stupidity was unmatched when he claimed that violence in the cities didn’t exist because he just went out and had a nice meal. So it’s like – – he is in a full – – and I honestly, you could – he, he felt that because he was recognized he was on the street – – and ‘hey, they recognized me, it was great, I had a nice meal.’ Therefore there were no assaults and homicides in New York City. 

CARLSON: No, no, Greg. That’s not stupidity, that’s narcissism. He lives in the Don Lemon bubble and everything is great in Don Lemon World. At all times. And that’s kind of what I like about him. 

Carlson said he preferred Lemon’s company to Cuomo’s because he said Lemon at a restaurant ordered for dessert “lemon sor-bette,” and when corrected, he insisted it was pronounced “sor-bette.” He insisted Cuomo was tormented because he knew how dumb he is and is mad about it.

This segment was sponsored in part by AT&T. 

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US Army slideshow displays ‘tenets of Satanism’ in COVID vax pitch, Tucker reveals

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(LifeSiteNews) – The U.S. Army favorably cites the teachings of the leftist advocacy group The Satanic Temple (TST) in a slideshow promoting COVID-19 vaccination, Fox News prime-time host Tucker Carlson revealed during his Monday broadcast.

Last month, Biden administration Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin directed the secretaries of all military departments to “immediately begin full [COVID] vaccination of all members of the Armed Forces,” and “impose ambitious timelines for implementation.” 

While Austin said at the time the mandate was “necessary to protect the Force and defend the American people,” Carlson suggested its actual purpose was “to identify the sincere Christians in the ranks, the free thinkers, the men with high testosterone levels, and anyone else who doesn’t love Joe Biden, and make them leave immediately.” He then dropped the detail that has garnered the segment most of its attention so far.

“We just obtained a PowerPoint that the Army is using to justify mandatory vaccines to the troops. In it, is the sympathetic portrayal of Satanism. ‘How many children were sacrificed to Satan because of the vaccine,’ the slide reads, apparently sarcastically. The presentation then proceeds to list the so-called ‘tenants of Satanism,’ which are taken straight from the ‘temple of Satanism’ website.

TST is a far-left secular advocacy group best known for filing lawsuits against various state pro-life laws, and says it embraces Satan as a “symbol of the Eternal Rebel in opposition to arbitrary authority,” but does not believe he literally exists. The “seven fundamental tenets” from TST’s website read as follows:


One should strive to act with compassion and empathy toward all creatures in accordance with reason.


The struggle for justice is an ongoing and necessary pursuit that should prevail over laws and institutions.


One’s body is inviolable, subject to one’s own will alone.


The freedoms of others should be respected, including the freedom to offend. To willfully and unjustly encroach upon the freedoms of another is to forgo one’s own.


Beliefs should conform to one’s best scientific understanding of the world. One should take care never to distort scientific facts to fit one’s beliefs.


People are fallible. If one makes a mistake, one should do one’s best to rectify it and resolve any harm that might have been caused.


Every tenet is a guiding principle designed to inspire nobility in action and thought. The spirit of compassion, wisdom, and justice should always prevail over the written or spoken word.

“So here you have the U.S. Army doing PR for Satanism,” Carlson quipped. The full, exact meaning intended by the slide is not entirely clear, but at a minimum it appears to be mocking religious aversion to the COVID-19 vaccines — which were developed and/or tested with the use of fetal cells from aborted babies — while casting the views of “Satanists” as more enlightened.

“We called the Army about this today. They conceded the PowerPoint is real, troops saw it, but it was somehow ‘not approved by army leadership,’” Carlson added. “They did not explain how that works, or what they’re going to do about it.”

While mandate defenders are quick to point out that the military has long required soldiers to vaccinate against a range of diseases, the fact remains that previous vaccines were subjected to far more evaluation and development time before being put into widespread use than the Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson COVID shots receive during their accelerated clinical trials

While cases of severe harm reported to the federal Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System (VAERS) after taking COVID vaccines represent less than one percent of total doses administered in the United States, a 2010 report submitted to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ (HHS) Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) warned that VAERS caught “fewer than 1% of vaccine adverse events.” On the problem of underreporting, the VAERS website offers simply that “more serious and unexpected medical events are probably more likely to be reported than minor ones” (emphasis added).

This past May, NBC News published a report acknowledging experts’ concerns about “gaps” in federal monitoring of the COVID vaccines. While the government currently relies on a “hodgepodge” of sources for safety data, the report explained, the quoted experts call for a more “robust ‘active’ surveillance system [that] can search large volumes of patient care records to compare rates of adverse events in people who received vaccines with those who didn’t.”

Further intensifying the above concerns is a Project Veritas report released Monday, which shows insiders at Phoenix Indian Medical Center speaking candidly about serious medical complications they’ve seen after COVID vaccination that are not being reported.

Acknowledging the COVID vaccines’ potential dangers would severely undermine the Biden administration’s heavy investment in the narrative that the vaccines are the key to ending the pandemic.

Earlier this month, President Joe Biden announced that private companies with 100 or more workers will be required to mandate either vaccinations or weekly testing. So far, more than 20 Republican-controlled states have said they are planning or exploring lawsuits against the Biden vaccine mandate. 

LifeSiteNews has also prepared a resource to help readers facing such mandates at work pursue and defend religious, medical, or conscience exemptions.

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Tucker Carlson Reveals US Army PowerPoint Discussing Vaccine, Listing ‘7 Tenets of Satanism’

The U.S. military is under attack from an enemy that is as ruthless as it is persistent.

It’s not from foreign adversaries or terror groups this time — though our brave men and women in uniform are keeping us safe from them, too — but rather from leftists within the ranks intent on dismantling the armed forces from within.

This infiltration and undermining have been underway for some time, but COVID-19 has accelerated the process and focused the effort in a diabolical way — literally.

Fox News host Tucker Carlson revealed in Monday’s program that a slide from an Army PowerPoint presentation obtained by the network contained a “sympathetic portrayal of Satanism.”

Carlson shared this information on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” as part of a broader commentary about the state of the U.S. military and the concerted efforts to demonize and demoralize armed forces personnel in a systematic way.


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“In most places, at most times, if you wanted to take over a country, first you had to control its military — the ‘guys with guns,’ as Mark Milley once memorably put it,” Carlson said, taking a shot at the general and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff who may have committed treason under former President Donald Trump.

“The Army is essential for political control,” Carlson continued. “Government dictates have no meaning without the credible threat of force to back them up. Guns are to laws what gold is to paper currency. It gives it value and strength,” he added.

“In a democratic system, the military serves and protects the entire population, no matter who they voted for,” Carlson said. “That’s what democracy is. In an authoritarian system, by contrast, the army is the enforcement apparatus of a specific political party.”

Do you think this is part of a deliberate takeover of the military?

The host went on to cite historical examples of authoritarian regimes that imposed loyalty standards on the military to facilitate a takeover and related it to how that’s playing out in America right now.

First, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin promised to root out “white supremacy” and “extremism,” which translated mostly to harassing those who didn’t vote for President Joe Biden.

“Then, in August, Lloyd Austin came up with a new political purity test. This one was specifically designed to separate the obedient from the free — can’t have any of the latter category,” Carlson said.

“Austin said he planned to fire anyone in the entire armed services who would not submit to the COVID-19 vaccination shot. It didn’t matter whether they had natural immunity or not, as so many in the military do,” the host continued.

“Their personal moral or religious objections were totally irrelevant. The point was to bow before his authority and the authority of the Democratic Party. No excuses or exceptions,” Carlson later said, adding that Austin has no “scientific justification” for requiring the shot for our armed forces made up of young, healthy individuals and speculated at ulterior motives.


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“The point of mandatory vaccination is to identify the sincere Christians in the ranks, the free thinkers, the men with high testosterone levels, and anyone else who doesn’t love Joe Biden and make them leave immediately,” Carlson charged.

“It’s a takeover of the U.S. military,” he further asserted.

“Here’s they’re doing it: This show has just obtained a PowerPoint that the Army is using to justify mandatory vaccines to the troops,” Carlson explained with a graphic of the slide with the “7 Tenets of Satanism” the network claimed was Army-verified. (The Church of Satan later explained on Twitter that the seven tenets are not actually principles of Satanism but were instead “written a few years ago by a political activist group attempting to troll politicians.”)

“You will notice there the sympathetic portrayal of Satanism,” he said. “‘How many children were sacrificed to Satan because of the vaccine,’ the slide reads, apparently sarcastically,” Carlson continued.

“The presentation then proceeds to list the so-called ‘tenants of Satanism,’ which are taken straight from the Temple of Satanism website,” he pointed out.

“So here you have the U.S. Army doing PR for Satanism,” Carlson said.

It’s hard to dispute Carlson’s conclusions in light of these recent revelations and what’s already been happening in the military.

The focus on woke indoctrination and away from actual warfare is a well-established reality, as is the left’s utter hatred for a formidable military force.

Now with the COVID-19 vaccines that are morally repugnant to many devout Christians, those who wish to tear down America’s armed forces that are the envy of the world can now do so through several established avenues.

Biden has allowed transgender people in the military, going full force after years of leftists mostly flirting with such social engineering.

Then the witch hunt for white supremacists — meaning anyone who may have supported Trump — allowed for vetting based on political beliefs.

And now there is a vaccine mandate complete with the addition of Satanism into Army curriculum as a finishing touch to a yearslong campaign to destroy the military from the inside out.

All of these ideological assaults to undermine the military have been purposely aimed at the Americans who are most likely to be conservative, patriotic and protective of our Judeo-Christian beliefs and way of life.

They seek to drive away the strong, solid, liberty-minded men and women in order to leave the armed forces in the hands of the weak and woke, a cohort more malleable and easily turned against their fellow Americans.

It’s fitting then that the Army brass attempting to destroy the system from within would reference the supposed beliefs of Satanists — after all, they more closely mirror those ideals than the ones that built America.

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Tucker Carlson Reveals PowerPoint From US Army Justifying Vax Mandates with a Slide That Lists 7 Tenets of Satanism (VIDEO)

Tucker Carlson Reveals PowerPoint From US Army Justifying Vax Mandates with a Slide That Lists 7 Tenets of Satanism (VIDEO)

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CNN interviews grieving kids who blame Tucker Carlson for their unvaccinated dad’s death from COVID

In an interview with CNN on Monday morning, a pair of teenagers who recently lost their unvaccinated father to COVID-19 said they blamed his death on misinformation about vaccines, specifically citing reporting from Fox News anchor Tucker Carlson.

Patrick Lane, a 45-year-old Boeing designer and father of two, died from COVID-19 late last month at around the same time the U.S. Food and Drug Administration gave full approval to the Pfizer vaccine. Lane was reportedly healthy and had no underlying conditions. Yet even still, shortly after he was diagnosed, his health started quickly deteriorating.

Now his children, Katie and Evan, are making a public plea for others to get vaccinated. In their interview with CNN, the pair said that their father was not an “anti-vaxxer,” but was hesitant about getting the vaccine due to reporting he came across from right-wing media outlets.

“There’s multiple reasons, I think,” Katie said when asked why her dad had not gotten the vaccine. “One of which was some of the media that he ingested. He wasn’t by any means far-right. He was right in the middle, and he consumed media from both sides, and just some of the misinformation on one of those sides made him hesitant.”

“So he was going to wait for FDA approval, but by the time that Pfizer had been approved, it was already too late,” she added.

Daughter says media misinformation contributed to dad’s Covid-19 death


Later in the interview, CNN “New Day” host John Berman circled back to the issue of who was spreading the misinformation that purportedly led to Lane’s death.

“Katie, you said from one media source, in particular, he was getting misinformation — he was getting information that led him to be hesitant on vaccines. Who? Who was he listening to?” Berman asked, in reference to an answer she had given last week to a local news outlet.

She replied: “He watched some Tucker Carlson videos on YouTube, and some of those videos involved some misinformation about vaccines, and I believe that that played a role.”

Evan insisted during the interview that his father was just waiting for the FDA to grant full approval to the vaccine. He claimed that if his father were alive now, he wouldn’t have any issues with getting the vaccine or advising others to do the same.

The children even claimed that their father’s final words to their stepmother were that he “wished that he was vaccinated.”

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Tucker Carlson: Maybe Gen. Milley Should Be Fired For Blowing Up A Bunch Of Kids And Lying About It? | Video

FNC’s Tucker Carlson teed off on Gen. Mark Milley, the chairman of the joint chiefs, over the drone strike that U.S. officials now admit killed ten innocent people in Afghanistan last month.

He characterized Milley as the poster boy for “the same kind of ‘Intelligence’ that led us to believe that German-educated Saudis would never fly airplanes into the World Trade Center.”

“If you fire Mark Milley for killing a bunch of kids unintentionally and then lying about it, maybe the accountability chain will start,” he said. “Maybe they don’t want to fire whoever left hundreds of American citizens behind in Afghanistan and lied about that.”

TUCKER CARLSON: As American forces were pulling out of Afghanistan this summer, Mark Milley the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff announced a new and highly innovative Intelligence partnership. The Pentagon, Milley explained would begin sharing classified information with the Taliban. Yes, the Taliban, the bearded religious extremists in man pajamas that for 20 years, we’ve been told pose a major threat to us in the United States. But no longer, they are our partners now.

The Biden administration really explained was even open to coordinating with the Taliban on counterterrorism strikes against our new enemy, a shadowy group that may or may not actually exist called ISIS-K.

GEN. MARK MILLEY, CHAIRMAN OF THE JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF: We don’t know what the future of the Taliban is, but I can tell you from personal experience that this is a ruthless group from the past and whether or not they change remains to be seen.

And as far as our dealings with them at that airfield or in the past year or so in war, you do what you must in order to reduce risk to mission and force, not what you necessarily want to do.

QUESTION: Any possibility of coordination against ISIS-K with them, do you think?

MILLEY: It’s possible.

CARLSON: Because when you’re fighting ISIS-K, no holds are barred.

So the first of Milley’s coordinated attacks against ISIS-K arrived three weeks ago. It was August 29th. That was just days after 13 American servicemen were killed in a bombing at the Kabul Airport, a date you remember well.

At the time, even Democrats were pointing out the obvious, Joe Biden is senile and totally incompetent. So, the administration at that moment desperately needed something to prove they are not senile and incompetent, they are instead decisive and strong. And what better way to do that than to kill people.

So that day, the U.S. military bombed a white Toyota in a residential complex not far from the Kabul Airport. The White House touted that strike as a demonstration of our over the horizon military capabilities in Afghanistan particularly against ISIS-K.

Now, Mark Milley who is pretty young to be senile, but often seems like it strongly agreed this was a good thing.

MILLEY: At this point, we think that the procedures were correctly followed and it was a righteous strike.

CARLSON: Did we say good thing? We meant righteous. That was a righteous strike, and everyone in Washington agreed. One unnamed U.S. Defense official described the attack to our Jennifer Griffin this way quote: “Multiple suicide bombers inside the vehicle struck by U.S. drone today in Kabul. Significant explosives in the vehicle led to secondary explosions. Bombers belonged to ISIS-K and they were en route to Kabul Airport.” End quote.

So it was perfect. All the bad people were dead. All those ISIS-K operatives and virtually every news organization in the country parroted this account. They were grateful to give poor old Joe Biden credit for something.

“The Washington Post” assigned five reporters to the story and they dug deep, they concluded — they concluded that Biden’s drone attack had hit quote, “An Islamic state target.”

On television where there’s mostly no reporting at all, they just read the paper and repeat it, not a single person seemed very skeptical of this.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Our ability to demonstrate effectively that we can strike such targets once the Intelligence cues them up, we can strike them from outside Afghan borders, which is a critical element of the Biden plan once we withdraw.

So this over the horizon capability was demonstrated. I thought it was effective.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: You called this strike remarkable.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: This is a realization of what President Biden calls the over the horizon strategy.

FRANK FIGLIUZZI, FORMER F.B.I. ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR COUNTERINTELLIGENCE: The military event today is so much more than just a single drone strike. It is a projection of power. It is a message from the United States government that even though we’re leaving, we’re not done with counterterrorism operations.

Even though we’re going to have to do this as they say over the horizon from remote locations and it’s going to be far more challenging, we can still do it.

CARLSON: So keep in mind, every single one of the people you just saw speaking knew nothing — literally nothing about this drone strike other than what they read on Twitter. They were totally ignorant, and that did not prevent them, as it never does from trying to sound totally authoritative.

That’s our news coverage.

Soon however, a few people started to ask the obvious questions. For example, who exactly had the U.S. military killed? When asked, the Defense Department wouldn’t say. Oh, that might have been a tip.

DoD also would show no proof of those secondary explosions, the explosions that proved the vehicle was being driven by ISIS-K-suicide bombers. Instead, Mark Milley just assured the country those secondary explosions were real, they happened. We know, and the rest of us need to take his word for it.

That was exactly the line from The Pentagon’s top flak, known liar, John Kirby.

QUESTION: Two quick questions, if I may. On the strike against the vehicle, do you — the Central Command talked about secondary explosions I think in that, but do you actually have visual evidence that there were secondary explosions? Are you convinced that there were because that seems to be one of the potential contributing factors to civilian casualties?

So do you — are you certain there were secondary explosions?


QUESTION: Can you — I just have a follow-up on a different part of this. Can you say how you’re sure?


CARLSON: Oh, liar. Not the first time, not the 50th time. Are you sure there were secondary explosions? Yes. How do you know for sure? I’m not going to tell you. And he never did.

Neither John Kirby nor anyone else at The Pentagon ever corrected that story, but “The New York Times” did, to their rare credit.

More than a week ago, “The New York Times” ran a piece revealing with video evidence that the Biden administration’s drones did not actually kill anyone from ISIS-K, whoever they are, assuming they exist. The drone killed a civilian aid worker and a car full of kids.

There were no bombs in the Toyota, they had bottles of water, which are very different from bombs in that they don’t explode, even secondarily.

Finally this afternoon, the Biden administration was forced to stop lying. So here’s General Kenneth McKenzie, the head of U.S. Central Command.

GEN. KENNETH MCKENZIE, JR., COMMANDER, CENTCOM: When we thoroughly review the findings of the investigation and the supporting analysis by interagency partners, I am now convinced that as many as 10 civilians including up to seven children were tragically killed in that strike.

Moreover, we now assess that it is unlikely that the vehicle and those who died were associated with ISIS-K or were a direct threat to U.S. forces.

CARLSON: Okay. After consulting with our interagency partners, all of whom get “The New York Times” delivered at home, we are admitting that we lied to you for weeks about what we actually did. It was not ISIS-K. There were no suicide bombers. There were no secondary explosions. It was kids and water bottles.

In his remarks today, most tellingly, General McKenzie declined to announce any consequences for this, either for the killing of children or for the lying about it for weeks. Now why is that? We think we know.

Back on September 1st, Mark Milley explained that the drone strike of August 29th wasn’t out of the ordinary, in fact, it followed the very same procedures as every other drone strike over the last 20 years in Afghanistan.

MILLEY: We had very good intelligence that ISIS-K was preparing a specific type vehicle at a specific type location. We monitored that through various means, and all of the engagement criteria were being met. We went through the same level of rigor that we’ve done for years and we took a strike.

CARLSON: Oh, we had very good Intelligence. Luckily, the same kind of Intelligence that led us to believe that German educated Saudis would never fly airplanes into the World Trade Centers or The Pentagon or a field in Pennsylvania. The Intelligence that told us the Berlin Wall wasn’t about to fall, the Intelligence had told us it was fine to give up Bagram Air Base because Kabul was safe. The government would stand that Intelligence.

So the drone strike of August 29th that killed a car full of children underwent and we’re quoting, “The same level of rigor that we have done for years.” Well, that’s not very reassuring, is it?

But you will not find a more revealing statement about our Pentagon leaders. It explains why no one has been punished for this disaster.

If you fire Mark Milley for killing a bunch of kids unintentionally and then lying about it, maybe the accountability chain will start. Maybe they don’t want to fire whoever left hundreds of American citizens behind in Afghanistan and lied about that. So you can’t start firing people just because they’re terrible at their jobs, obviously. So you can’t fire anyone. That’s the rule.

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Tucker Carlson Eviscerates Joe Biden for Droning Kids and Raises Some Important Points – RedState

Yesterday, the Pentagon and White House finally admitted that they didn’t hit ISIS-K fighters when they droned a vehicle in Kabul last month. Instead, seven children were part of the death toll and no enemy combatants were struck.

At the time, the Biden administration took an inexcusable victory lap, calling it a “righteous strike” while using it as proof that the president’s claim of “over the horizon” capability was proven to be highly effective. Keep in mind, this was after 13 Americans had been murdered by a suicide bomber just days earlier.

Last night, Tucker Carlson took to the airwaves to lambast the Biden administration for its rank incompetence and unwillingness to hold anyone accountable. While doing so, he hit on some very important points that I think are worthy of discussion.

Carlson begins with the most obvious fact: that this strike was done to make Biden look good. The Pentagon went all out in playing it up in the aftermath, claiming — with no equivocation — that “multiple suicide bombers” were killed. They also claimed to have seen multiple secondary explosions, something that we now know never happened. Also, in what may have been a veiled swipe at Fox News’ Pentagon stenographer extraordinaire, Jennifer Griffin, Carlson put up one of the claims she had regurgitated. In the end, every detail she reported without question was completely false.

At another point, Carlson played a montage of media analysts on networks like CNN and MSNBC lauding Biden for the strike, asserting that it was evidence that America’s ability to conduct counter-terrorism operations was strong. Of course, that “ability” ended up murdering children, in a strike that was meant to cover for the president’s asinine handling of the withdrawal from Afghanistan.

What that once again illustrates, as Carlson points out, is how vapid our “expert” class truly is. These are career mediocrities who knew absolutely nothing about that what had transpired, yet they took to the airwaves to declare the strike a success simply for partisan reasons. There’s something especially gross about that, given how disastrous the overall situation was and continues to be.

Unfortunately, the mediasphere is inundated with former government officials who serve as a disturbing example of how garbage the people who staff our bureaucracies are. Yet, they now pose as authorities on the very issues they were so inept at handling. It’s laughable.

Carlson ended by noting the lack of accountability and the absurdity of claiming the strike went through “rigorous” protocols. As if to mimic parody, the administration actually still “stands by the intel” that lead to the strike, intel that likely came from the Taliban. How can you stand by intel that was wrong? That makes no sense on its face, yet here we are.

Further, is there anything to suggest the “rigorous” protocols that lead to the strike are actually all that rigorous? As Carlson notes, these are the same clownish intel agencies that missed 9/11 and told us that Kabul would remain safe. Yet, we are supposed to treat them as sacrosanct and infallible. That’s a terrible way to protect a country and its interests.

Lastly, Carlson made a sarcastic reference to something I’ve been thinking about for a while, which is the fact that “ISIS-K” seems only to exist in the minds of national security “experts.” We keep hearing about this grave, new threat, with the Pentagon using ISIS-K as an excuse for their disastrous evacuation, but no evidence of their existence is ever really presented. And given the propensity for the Pentagon and White House to lie to the American people, why should anyone be taking their word for anything?

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