An Administration’s Romance With Tyranny and Terror

This article first appeared in politichicks.tv.

Dr. Jamie Glazov is Frontpage Magazine’s Editor. He holds a Ph.D. in History with a specialty in Russian, U.S. and Canadian foreign policy. He is the author of the critically acclaimed United in Hate: The Left’s Romance with Tyranny and Terror. His other books include High Noon for America: The Coming Showdown and Showdown with Evil: Our Struggle With Tyranny and Terror.

Jamie was born into a family of Russian dissidents—to Yuri and Marina Glazov.  In his powerful article, Remembering a Dissident, in which he pays tribute to his father, Jamie recalls his parents putting their clenched fists up and going toe-to-toe with the Evil Empire.  His story reads like a KGB thriller, but his story is not a fictional novel.  It is real and could soon become a reality in America.

Jamie has a very light-hearted persona on camera with his show, The Glazov Gang.  He and his guests are always well informed and spirited; however, don’t let his fun-loving attitude fool you.  He is extremely serious, and rightfully so, about the tyrannical direction in which America is headed.

You will observe a somber tone as you read and watch him discuss in this two part video series with Josh Brewster about his grandparents’ mysterious deaths, possibly involving the KGB, his father and mother being Russian dissidents, his concern for America, Muslim women suffering under Islamic gender apartheid, and why and how freedom of speech in America is under attack, not just from destructive forces here and there, but also from the White House.  Find out how Jamie’s father could not stay quiet about tyranny in Russia and the dangerous position he put himself in by standing up for freedom and the truth.  Jamie’s mother was also a courageous dissenter, translating underground literature (Samizdat), which could land a citizen in the Gulag for many years.

In this third video, Jamie joins GBTV’s host, Erik Stakelbeck and David Brog to discuss the Left’s romance with tyranny and terror

Jamie challenges himself and us to not remain quiet.  He is motivated by the shadows of the past that haunt him regarding how his parents, and other heroes like them, committed themselves to bravely fighting against a totalitarian regime—and he is frightened and saddened to see that same nightmare now creeping into the America he loves.

I was emotionally shaken when I learned about Jamie’s father’s enormously gripping saga.  I decided to sit down with Jamie and to interview him about his background, life and work. Please allow the experience of Jamie’s parents and his own personal passion for the United States of America and for telling the truth to give you a determination that you have never know before—an awareness of this unspeakable foreboding that should stir up inside of you a fervor of motivation, causing you to do something before it’s too late to save you and America.

America is shifting toward Communism at lightning speed and, at the same time, we are being seduced by the lies of Islam and Sharia Law, an insidious and totalitarian ideology that threatens to destroy everything that we hold dear and sacred in our free nation.

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It is time for a Showdown with Evil.  

LS: Thank you Jamie, for taking the time out to give our readers your thoughts on a few important things that have and are happening in America.

JG: My pleasure. Thank you for inviting me.

LS: First, do you see any parallels with your parents’ experience in the Soviet Union with our government today in Washington?  One example would be the November 2012 supposed resignation of Army hero General Petraeus as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency after he was found having an affair with his biographer, Paula Broadwell, right on the heels of the Benghazi fiasco.

JG: Well, one thing is for sure: some very strange things are going on. The Obama administration is definitely infected with the utopian virus that had completely taken over my homeland. It has a totalitarian impulse and it is definitely utilizing it as best as it can on many realms. In term of Benghazi, Obama and Hillary clearly have blood on their hands, and the media’s silence is simply criminal.

LS: Apparently, the Department of Homeland Security in Tennessee is working with Muslims from across their state to push Sharia Law, and Saudi Arabia was recently added to DHS’ Trusted Traveler Program. Russia has a large Muslim population and has ties to Iran and Syria.  So we see a Russian-Islamic connection and we’re seeing a Socialist president in our country whose father was a Socialist Muslim, and we are observing Sharia creeping into our states and Saudis being given special treatment when 15 of the terrorists on 9/11 were from Saudi Arabia. What are your views on that correlation?

JG: The Russians have always exploited Islamic fundamentalism as a weapon to harm America, and they continue to do so. We see Sharia creeping into our society. Islamic blasphemy laws are literally now being enforced on our territory, as we begin to see that any truth-telling about Islam is seen as “hate-speech.” Truth-tellers such as Pamela Geller and Robert Spencer are demonized in our society rather than being hailed as heroes for defending our civilization from a barbaric ideology.

We have a president who recently stated, “The future must not belong to the slanderers of the prophet of Islam.” In Islam, let us remember, “slander” can be understood as something that is true, but just something that Muslims might not want being said. What a disgrace and how dangerous that Obama said that. He should have said that the future must belong to the truth-tellers. Instead, he is promising the jihadists that he will do his best to carry out Islamic blasphemy laws in America—and we see exactly that happening right before our eyes.

LS:  I am hearing testimonies from across America about the lack of available ammunition.  The government reportedly has purchased over one billion hollow point bullets costing tax payers an unknown amount, but probably hundreds of thousands of dollars along with trying to abandon the Second Amendment.  These sound remarkably like moves from the playbook of a dictator.  Does this sound familiar to you?

JG:  Something very wrong is happening in our nation. Obama and his team are clearly not people who love this country. They clearly hate the values and principles on which this nation was founded. They clearly want to build a new America on the ashes of the old America that they want to destroy. Obama has facilitated the Muslim Brotherhood in taking over the Middle East and in penetrating the White House. So nothing will surprise me in terms of what they are up to in terms of taking our freedoms away. And the media is silent.

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LS: This is very important to a lot of us: It is disturbing that very few of our Republican leaders in Washington want to stop the downhill grade toward being even more Socialistic than we already are and allowing the appointments of those with an Islamic Cloud over the heads.   For example, Congress did not block the appointments of Senator Chuck Hagel to Secretary of Defense or the appointment of John Brennan to the Director of the CIA. These are two individuals with very troubling backgrounds which clearly indicate a hatred of this country and a feeling of solidarity with our enemies.

JG: Yes these appointments are horrifying. Brennan’s views on Jihad are based on fantasy and he will do a lot of damage in his position. Kerry clearly hates this country and its military. We are in big trouble with these America-haters in such leading positions of our national security.  And a hero like Michele Bachmann is demonized by the media instead of being hailed as a courageous Congresswoman pointing out the infiltration of Washington by the Muslim Brotherhood.

LS: What can we do about all of this?

JG: All we can really do is communicate and organize and communicate and organize. We have to get the message out and we have to learn how to fight political war. We have to fight. We have to educate. The ship is sinking and a huge part of the country is indifferent and ignorant. It is a tragedy. It breaks my heart to come from a totalitarian regime to the most precious country in the world, only to see it destroyed by the virus that destroyed my country. We must all fight, every hour and every minute, getting the message out as loud and clear as we can. We have to have the courage to speak the truths that are not allowed anymore in a culture, a culture that is dominated by leftist totalitarian speech codes.

You can reach Dr. Jamie Glazov by email at jamieglazov11@gmail.com, and be sure to watch his weekly series, The Glazov Gang.

Editor’s note: Watch Josh Brewster’s video interview with Jamie Glazov about his life and work below:

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  • http://www.adinakutnicki.com AdinaK

    Indeed, there is no more intrinsic discussion than outing the Obama administration's romance with tyranny and terror.
    In fact, with the POTUS as its leading spear, his surrogates – to a one – are all in sync. The following are just a few – out of countless – proofs:
    At the top of the spear sits Barack HUSSEIN Obama, and this is why he entered Egypt – http://adinakutnicki.com/2012/08/13/coming-full-c

    A parade of thugs – - http://adinakutnicki.com/2012/10/07/when-authenti

    Specifically, Brennan – http://adinakutnicki.com/2013/02/11/john-brennan-

    Then onto Hagel – http://adinakutnicki.com/2013/02/26/chuck-hagels-

    Let's dare not forget Huma Abedin – http://adinakutnicki.com/2012/11/07/spotlight-on-
    Adina Kutnicki, Israel http://adinakutnicki.com/about/

  • WilliamJamesWard

    Obama dancing with the devil, I think this is true and he dances in a ballroom of mirrors.
    William

    • Asher

      Obama is continually campaigning for money to use to get Pelosi re-elected and oust the Republican held Congress. One can see that he is not working in the best interests of the people of America, but has a radical agenda to fulfill, it takes up all his time!

      • WilliamJamesWard

        Asher I do not believe he ever had the best interests of anyone in mind only the
        destruction of all facets of America as a Nation, to change us into a totalitarian
        state with only government in charge from cradle to grave. It is what progressivism
        is about, the new word for communism and Islam as a cofactor…………………………William

  • Asher

    Very Good article and so true! Hope everyone has been documenting the negative and destructive changes that have happened since Obama came into office, making a list and going back to review it makes one realize where the leadership needs to be changed! (What are the benefits, and what have been the drawbacks, and add them up to see how satisfied you really are.)

  • Dave

    If Obama is trying to turn America into an Islamic nation, then he sure is doing a really, really bad job….how have things really changed since he was elected? Halal food is now served in addition to regular food in the cafeteria of UCLA, Abercomie and Finch now can't fire a female employee if she wears a hijab, a mosque in Virgina has expanded into a larger building….none of these are actual signs of an Islamist take over…the day that Holocaust lessons banned, Obama kills his wife for not covering her arms , and an actual memorial to the 9/ll hijackers on the exact location of the WTC is built….that is when we begin to worry…for the moment, it looks like Obama is just being politically correct.

  • Guest

    Lets not forget that Islamist infiltration has not commenced with the election of Obama, but flourished during both Bushes, and possibly Clinton's, administrations. Lets not forget all the Islamists introduced to the WH by Grover Norquist. Carter's embracing Muslim terrorists also comes to mind. We are now facing acceleration of the process that has been festering under the radar.

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  • Marvin Fox

    Obama is not the incompetent some suggest. He is the most agenda driven President I have seen in my long life. anyone who believes his political failure are due to sloppy planning don't understand the standard Democratic Party system of incrementalism, or the Obama willingness to accomplish his own agenda in small stages. Obama has no American agenda; he is trying to force America to accept his agenda. If no political force is raised to stop him, he will succeed.
    I am sure there are many Republicans who understand the Obama agenda and understand the national need to defeat it. The Republican's Party, however, is not consistent in its aim to protect the US. It is only consistent in its desire to defeat the Democratic Party in the next election. That is thew way I see it. I also believe the Democratic Party is every bit as dangerous as Obama. I don't believe Obama is an political anomaly that will end with his replacement by a Republican President. His Party's governing is our problem.
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