Part of our core mission? Exposing the Left's blatant hypocrisy. Help us continue the fight and support the 2024 Independence Day Campaign now.

April 8, 2016

Administration Rushes Vetting of Syrian Refugees

This week, the first of the refugees from Syria are entering the United States.

This week, the first of the refugees from Syria are entering the United States. Ahmad al-Abboud and his wife and five children touched down in Kansas City, Missouri, to resettle here. “I’m happy,” al-Abboud said, presumably before he left for the States. “America is the country of freedom and democracy, there are jobs opportunities, there is good education, and we are looking forward to having a good life over there.” While al-Abboud and his family lived in Jordan for three years before relocating here, the Obama administration is planning to accept 10,000 Syrian refugees before the end of the fiscal year in September.

While it usually takes 18-24 months for the State Department to process a refugee, it is speeding up its vetting process so that it will take three months. Remember: Islamic State terrorists snuck into Europe by hiding amongst the throngs of people fleeing the Syrian Civil War. If the State Department lets its guard down now (as if it was ever guarded about this threat), the Obama administration is essentially handing the Islamic State a ready-to-fill Trojan horse.

Meanwhile — and somewhat ironically given the Trojan horse imagery — Greece has become a little less welcoming to the people crossing the water between Turkey and its country. This week, Greece made a second boat trip shipping 45 men from Pakistan — nothing to do with the Syrian crisis — off the Greek Island of Lesbos and back to Turkey. It seems like the country is getting smart to a security threat that the United States is beginning to blithely embrace.

Who We Are

The Patriot Post is a highly acclaimed weekday digest of news analysis, policy and opinion written from the heartland — as opposed to the MSM’s ubiquitous Beltway echo chambers — for grassroots leaders nationwide. More

What We Offer

On the Web

We provide solid conservative perspective on the most important issues, including analysis, opinion columns, headline summaries, memes, cartoons and much more.

Via Email

Choose our full-length Digest or our quick-reading Snapshot for a summary of important news. We also offer Cartoons & Memes on Monday and Alexander’s column on Wednesday.

Our Mission

The Patriot Post is steadfast in our mission to extend the endowment of Liberty to the next generation by advocating for individual rights and responsibilities, supporting the restoration of constitutional limits on government and the judiciary, and promoting free enterprise, national defense and traditional American values. We are a rock-solid conservative touchstone for the expanding ranks of grassroots Americans Patriots from all walks of life. Our mission and operation budgets are not financed by any political or special interest groups, and to protect our editorial integrity, we accept no advertising. We are sustained solely by you. Please support The Patriot Fund today!

The Patriot Post and Patriot Foundation Trust, in keeping with our Military Mission of Service to our uniformed service members and veterans, are proud to support and promote the National Medal of Honor Heritage Center, the Congressional Medal of Honor Society, both the Honoring the Sacrifice and Warrior Freedom Service Dogs aiding wounded veterans, the National Veterans Entrepreneurship Program, the Folds of Honor outreach, and Officer Christian Fellowship, the Air University Foundation, and Naval War College Foundation, and the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation. "Greater love has no one than this, to lay down one's life for his friends." (John 15:13)


“Our cause is noble; it is the cause of mankind!” —George Washington

Please join us in prayer for our nation — that righteous leaders would rise and prevail and we would be united as Americans. Pray also for the protection of our Military Patriots, Veterans, First Responders, and their families. Please lift up your Patriot team and our mission to support and defend our Republic's Founding Principle of Liberty, that the fires of freedom would be ignited in the hearts and minds of our countrymen.

The Patriot Post is protected speech, as enumerated in the First Amendment and enforced by the Second Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America, in accordance with the endowed and unalienable Rights of All Mankind.

Copyright © 2024 The Patriot Post. All Rights Reserved.

The Patriot Post does not support Internet Explorer. We recommend installing the latest version of Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome.