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  • President Putin's Fiction: 10 False Claims About Ukraine

    03/10/2014 7:15:36 AM PDT · by elhombrelibre · 14 replies
    As Russia spins a false narrative to justify its illegal actions in Ukraine, the world has not seen such startling Russian fiction since Dostoyevsky wrote, “The formula ‘two times two equals five’ is not without its attractions.” Below are 10 of President Vladimir Putin’s recent claims justifying Russian aggression in the Ukraine, followed by the facts that his assertions ignore or distort. 1. Mr. Putin says: Russian forces in Crimea are only acting to protect Russian military assets. It is “citizens’ defense groups,” not Russian forces, who have seized infrastructure and military facilities in Crimea. The Facts: Strong evidence suggests...
  • State Dept. Webcast Features Guest Who Called Clarence Thomas, Condi Rice 'Uncle Toms'

    01/31/2014 8:45:06 AM PST · by RicocheT · 10 replies
    Weekly standard ^ | Jan 31, 2014 | JERYL BIER
    The State Department is presenting a global webcast on February 4, titled "From the Street to Mainstream: The Evolution of Rap/Hip Hop Music." The host of the webcast, rapper and State Department Music Ambassador Toni Blackman, will be joined by Pras Michel, [snip] Some of Michel's more inflammatory comments in the past raise questions about the appropriateness of his appearance with the U.S.'s music ambassador on a government-sponsored webcast representing America to the world.
  • Ex-Embassy Security Officer In Libya: "Taliban On Inside Of Building" At State Dept

    10/10/2012 5:50:31 PM PDT · by CaptainKrunch · 18 replies
    YouTube ^ | October 10, 2012 | goprapidresponse
    (Full title: Ex-Embassy Security Officer In Libya: "The Taliban Is On The Inside Of The Building" At State Dept)During a hearing of the House Government Oversight Committee: The Former Security Officer for the embassy in Libya says that as far as he was concerned, the Taliban were inside the building (October 10, 2012).
  • Hillary Clinton Aide Tells Reporter To “**** Off” And “Have A Good Life”

    09/24/2012 11:05:32 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 72 replies
    As the State Department's story about what happened in Benghazi crumbles, Clinton's personal spokesperson, Philippe Reines, loses his temper. “Have a good day
  • White House asked YouTube to 'review' anti-Muslim film

    09/14/2012 10:39:24 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 53 replies
    politico44 ^ | 9/14/12 | BYRON TAU
    The Obama administration asked YouTube to review the trailer for the anti-Muslim film 'Innocence of Muslims,' officials confirmed Friday. "The White House asked YouTube to review the video to see if it was in compliance with their terms of use," White House press secretary Jay Carney said in an email.
  • We don't support Israeli attack, US tells Iran

    09/11/2012 11:02:44 PM PDT · by PieterCasparzen · 12 replies
    www.globes.co.il ^ | 9/3/2012 | Globes' correspondent
    US-Israeli relations have hit an unprecedented low point: Hebrew daily "Yediot Ahronot" reported today that, a few days ago, top Obama administration officials sent a message to the Iranian government via two European governments, stating that the US would not support Israel if it decided to unilaterally and without coordination attack Iranian nuclear installations. "Yediot Ahronot" says that the US sent the confidential message to Iran in order to prevent an Iranian attack on US installations in the Persian Gulf, where the US has stationed aircraft carriers and has several military bases, which could face a real risk in the...
  • White House Disavows Cairo Apology (Free Republic broke embassy apology story)

    09/11/2012 7:46:19 PM PDT · by kristinn · 153 replies
    Politico ^ | Tuesday, September 11, 2012 | Byron Tau
    The White House is disavowing a statement from their own Cairo embassy that apologized for anti-Muslim activity in the United States. "The statement by Embassy Cairo was not cleared by Washington and does not reflect the views of the United States government," a senior administration official told POLITICO. The U.S. embassy in Cairo put out a statement early Tuesday that apologized for an anti-Muslim film being circulated by an Israeli-American real estate developer. "The Embassy of the United States in Cairo condemns the continuing efforts by misguided individuals to hurt the religious feelings of Muslims – as we condemn efforts...
  • (Egypt) U.S. Embassy Condemns Religious Incitement (U.S. bows to Islam)

    09/11/2012 12:05:23 PM PDT · by kristinn · 46 replies
    U.S. Embassy, Cairo ^ | Tuesday, September 11, 2012
    U.S. Embassy Condemns Religious Incitement September 11, 2012 The Embassy of the United States in Cairo condemns the continuing efforts by misguided individuals to hurt the religious feelings of Muslims – as we condemn efforts to offend believers of all religions. Today, the 11th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, Americans are honoring our patriots and those who serve our nation as the fitting response to the enemies of democracy. Respect for religious beliefs is a cornerstone of American democracy. We firmly reject the actions by those who abuse the universal right of free...
  • State Dept. Again Refuses to Name Capital of Israel!

    09/06/2012 5:04:28 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 9 replies
    weeklystandard.com ^ | Sept. 6, 2012 | DANIEL HALPER
    The State Department today again refused to name the capital of Israel, even after being questioned by the press and even after the Democratic party (President Obama's party) voted yesterday to add language to its platform stating that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel. Here's the remarkable exchange from today's press briefing, with reporters and press secretary Patrick Ventrell: QUESTION: On Israel? MR. VENTRELL: Yeah. QUESTION: Which city does the U.S. Government recognize as the capital in the – Israel? MR. VENTRELL: Well, as you know, longstanding Administration policy, both in this Administration and in previous administrations across both parties,...
  • US tags Vatican as a money laundering concern

    03/07/2012 1:36:05 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 102 replies
    Associated Press ^ | March 7, 2012
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is for the first time citing Vatican City as a potential hub for money laundering. The State Department's annual International Narcotics Control Strategy Report released Wednesday identifies the Holy See as one of 68 countries or jurisdictions "of concern" for money laundering or other financial crimes.
  • Leaked cables: Obama admin called Catholic Church source of spreading “homophobia” in Poland

    09/08/2011 7:47:02 AM PDT · by Jeff Chandler · 48 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | News Print Article | Email Friend | Reprint Permissions Leaked cables: Obama admin called Catho | Kathleen Gilbert
    WASHINGTON, D.C., September 6, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) - While surveying the landscape for inroads to push the homosexual agenda into Poland, American embassy officials under the Obama administration complained that the Catholic Church teaching is a major source of “homophobia” in the heavily Catholic country, according to private cables recently published by Wikileaks. The cables from the American embassy in Warsaw, marked “sensitive but unclassified,” were part of a dump of over 250,000 official government documents last week by Wikileaks. One cable from the American embassy in Warsaw dated August 2009 pointed to the Catholic Church as central in promoting “homophobia”...
  • State Department Chose a Tea Party Critic to Explain the Tea Party to Foreign Journalists

    10/29/2010 11:25:22 AM PDT · by Conservative Coulter Fan · 6 replies
    CNSNews.com ^ | October 28, 2010 | Penny Starr
    Michael Fell of Culver City, Calif., holds up a sign reading ‘STOP SPENDING MONEY’ as he speaks at a tea party rally in Irvine, Calif., Thursday, April 15, 2010. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)(CNSNews.com) – The U.S. State Department recently asked a New York Times reporter who has criticized the tea party movement to discuss the the tea party and its role in the midterm election with foreign reporters who are covering next week's contests.Kate Zernike, who spoke at the Foreign Press Center in Washington on Friday, Oct. 22, has authored a book that is critical of the conservative grassroots movement....