A miscarriage of justice. The system fails an American agent. by Adm. James “Ace” Lyons, USN (ret.)

 

A miscarriage of justice

The system fails an American agent

– – Monday, September 5, 2016

On Oct. 15, 2015, FBI agents placed Wayne Simmons under arrest for fraud against the government which involved falsifying government job application forms and wire fraud involving the interstate transfer of funds. Subsequently, on July 15, 2016, Judge T.S Ellis in the Federal Eastern District Court of Virginia, found Mr. Wayne Simmons guilty of making false statements on a government job application Form SF86 dated April 7, 2010 — that’s over six years ago. The judge accepted a plea bargain from Mr. Simmons in which he pleaded guilty to wire fraud and government fraud, but which allowed him to keep his CIA contractor bona fides. The judge sentenced Mr. Simmons to 33 months in prison after complaining that he did not see any “Operations Files.”

Unfortunately, the judge was denied relevant information which would have shown that Mr. Simmons was filling out the SF86 form according to instructions he received from his defense security service administrator. Further, as a result of leaked intelligence from “Operations Files,” identical to those submitted earlier this year to a U.S. Congressional Intelligence Committee by Mr. Simmons, he continues to provide past intelligence data and operations files as proof of his innocence.

Separately, Mr. Simmons and his attorney, Jean-Jacques “J” Cabou, had contacted and begun discussions with a Congressional Intelligence Committee almost a year prior to his arrest. However, the Department of Justice (DOJ), the FBI and the CIA were unaware of these discussions. A thorough, professional and detailed review of these never-before-seen “Operations Files” proves to us, among other things, that Simmons spent 27 years as a covert intelligence operator and was part of a highly specialized undercover team that performed domestic black operations. Mr. Simmons service files contain the names, dates and places, detailing his world-wide travels and his covert operations.

Our review of Mr. Simmons‘ files, many of which are over 40 years old, further show his training facilities along with their locations, his jump logs, flight-hour logs and paymaster checks that detail how Mr. Simmons was paid. They also provide detailed directions and photographs of the stash- and safe-houses used by Mr. Simmons, and other intelligence agencies. The question that has to be asked is, “Why after all these years, would the DOJ and the FBI spend over one million dollars and over two years of effort to conduct what is clearly a witch hunt and go to such lengths to destroy an American undercover agent?”

One reason may be the fact that prior to his arrest, Mr. Simmons served as an unpaid terrorist analyst for FOX News for over 12 years. The personal destruction of Mr. Simmons by the DOJ and the FBI should alarm all Americans. He has become a prime target for many on the left since he was an outspoken member of the Citizens’ Commission on Benghazi (CCB), an organization that, along with Judicial Watch (JW), filed a plethora of FOIAs and pressured members of Congress like Rep. Trey Gowdy, the Chairman of the House Select Committee on Benghazi, to conduct a comprehensive investigation on this tragedy. Mr. Simmons was critical of the Obama administration, particularly Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, for her mishandling of the Benghazi attack.

Clearly, Judge Ellis needs to be provided with the relevant information that has been denied to him, including the “Operations Files” in the possession of the Congressional Intelligence Committee. With this new information, a miscarriage of justice can be prevented, and Wayne Simmons, a true American, can rebuild his life and continue to serve his country.

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• James A. Lyons, a retired U.S. Navy admiral, was commander in chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet and senior U.S. military representative to the United Nations. Contributing: Tom McInerney, a retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant general, served in top military positions and reported directly to the secretary of Defense and to the vice president of the United States. Paul E. Vallely, a retired U.S. Army major general, is chairman of Stand Up America and of the Legacy National Security Advisory Group.

 

 

Adm. Lyons – Can you tell whose side Obama is on?

Editor’s Note – When it comes to National Security we really should be listening to those that are experienced military advisors, not political advisors pretending to be National Security advisors.

Obama’s distorted strategy

The president soothes anti-Western grievances at great cost

Washington Times

While France remains in a state of shock over the ISIS terrorist attacks in Paris, they are also most likely confused and disappointed over President Obama’s declaration that there will be no fundamental change to his current policy and strategy to “now contain and defeat ISIS.”

President Barack Obama speaks at the G-20 meeting in Turkey.
President Barack Obama speaks at the G-20 meeting in Turkey November 12th.

During his Nov. 12 remarks in Antalya, Turkey, Mr. Obama appeared to be petulant and arrogant when responding to legitimate reporter’s questions, perhaps a “crack” in the carefully constructed veneer that has concealed his true character and now has been exposed.

However, on Nov. 17, The New York Times editorial board quickly came to the rescue by declaring that Mr. Obama “hit the right tone” in his remarks.

But his remarks should leave no doubt that he has a far-reaching strategy. That strategy is embedded in his declaration to fundamentally transform America. Actually, the way we are restricting our operations in the Middle East today has its roots in America’s transformation.

Those who say the administration is incompetent — are wrong. With the complicity of our congressional leadership and the mainstream media, the administration has executed their strategy brilliantly.

In order to understand Mr. Obama’s strategy, you first have to understand the threat that has been deliberately distorted. When President Erdogan of Turkey was prime minister, he said it best — Islam is Islam. There are no modifiers, such as violent extremism.
Democracy is the train we ride to achieve our ultimate objective, Mr. Erdogan implied, which is world domination. It must be understood that Islam is a political movement masquerading as a religion. The Islamic movement will seize power as soon as it is able.

No matter how many times “progressives” try to rationalize or accommodate perceived Muslim grievances, the fact remains that Islam has been involved in a struggle for world domination for over 1,400 years.

• James A. Lyons, a U.S. Navy retired admiral, was commander-in-chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet and senior U.S. military representative to the United Nations.
James A. Lyons, a U.S. Navy retired admiral, was commander-in-chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet and senior U.S. military representative to the United Nations. He is now a member of the Legacy National Security Advisory Group with MG Vallely

What the world witnessed in Paris, and certainly here in America on Sept. 11, 2001, was a continuing clash of civilizations between Islam and the Judeo-Christian values of the West.

As the noted historian Samuel P. Huntington implied, Islam is fundamentally incompatible with Western values and cultures.

There can be no peace or co-existence between Islam and non-Islamic societies or their political institutions. Clearly, there must be a reformation of Islam.

Once the Islamic threat has been exposed and understood, then any thinking American should be able to grasp Mr. Obama’s strategy. It is anti-American; anti-Western; but pro-Islamic; pro-Iranian; and pro-Muslim Brotherhood.

This raises the question: Why would an American president with his country’s Judeo-Christian heritage, who professes to be a Christian, embrace Islam? Or for that matter, why would an American president embrace Iran, the world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism, which has been at war with the United States for over 35 years? They have caused the loss of thousands of American civilians and military lives.

Also, why would an American president embrace the Muslim Brotherhood, whose creed is to destroy America from within by our own miserable hands, and replace our Constitution with seventh century Shariah law? They have been able to penetrate all our national security and intelligence agencies. Consequently, they have had a major impact on our foreign and domestic policies as well as the way our military is restricted on fighting our wars.

It is not possible to list all of President Obama’s executive orders and policies that have imposed undue restraints on our military forces and first responders, but illustrative of those are the following:

  • The unilateral disarmament of our military forces. This makes no sense when we are being challenged throughout the world.
  • Compounding the unilateral disarmament issue is the social engineering that has been forced on our military to satisfy an ill-advised domestic agenda. It has adversely impacted the military’s moral fiber, unit cohesiveness, integrity and most importantly the “will to win.”
  • The purging of all our military training manuals that links Islam with terrorism. Our forces are being denied key information that properly defines the threat.
  • Emasculation of our military capabilities by imposing highly restricted Rules of Engagement. It makes our military look ineffective.
  • Curtailment of Christianity and its symbols in our military, e.g., restricting the display of the Bible.
  • Making our military forces in the Middle East either ignore or submit to the atrocities authorized by Shariah law, tribal customs and traditions, e.g. wife beating, stoning, sodomizing young boys.
  • Unfettered immigration with open borders, plus seeding Muslim immigrants throughout the country.
  • Shifting sides in the Global War on Terror by supporting al Qaeda and Muslim Brotherhood militias, and facilitating the removal of all vestiges of secular rulers who were in fact our allies in the war on terror.

When President Obama gave his June 4, 2009 speech at Cairo University, co-hosted by Al-Azhar University, the center of Sunni doctrine for over 1,000 years, he stated, “I consider it part of my responsibility as President of the United States to fight against negative stereotypes of Islam wherever they appear,” that said it all.

Again, when he spoke at the U.N. on Sept. 25, 2012, after the Benghazi tragedy and stated that “the future must not belong to those who slander the prophet of Islam” — case closed. Andy McCarthy, author and National Review columnist, made a compelling case for Mr. Obama’s impeachment in his book, “Faithless Execution.”

Clearly, the president has exposed where he stands when the issue is Islam versus our Judeo-Christian heritage. Certainly, the case is there to be made for his removal from office for his illegal, unconstitutional and treasonous acts.


James A. Lyons, a U.S. Navy retired admiral, was commander-in-chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet and senior U.S. military representative to the United Nations.