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  • CBS and Benghazi: What’s the Larger Relevance?

    11/08/2013 11:22:28 AM PST · by Republicanprofessor · 8 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | Nov 8, 2013 | by Michael Tomasky
    ... Well, it’s nice to see CBS bow to pressure from the left for a change instead of the right. See, Davies just published a book under the Morgan Jones pseudonym about Benghazi with an imprint that is a division of Simon & Schuster, which is owned by...CBS. So maybe 60 Minutes was pressured inside to hawk this guy’s story. So it’s already an interesting corporate media story and a black eye for Black Rock from that perspective. But what is the larger political relevance of all this? Well, Google “Dylan Davies Hillary Clinton” and you’ll see soon enough. Wingland...
  • Congresswoman Renee Ellmers of NC won't support a Select Committee investigation of the Benghazi cov

    11/08/2013 11:17:58 AM PST · by Republicanprofessor · 14 replies
    Special Operations Speaks ^ | 11/8/13 | Special Operations Speaks
    This is video only at YouTube, but I accessed the initial link through Special Operations Speaks here: https://www.facebook.com/specialoperationsspeaks?ref=stream&hc_location=stream
  • IRS Excuses Self for Fraudulent Payments

    11/09/2013 6:54:12 AM PST · by John Semmens · 10 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 8 Nov 2013 | John Semmens
    Reports that the Internal Revenue Service pays billions of dollars a year to those who don't deserve them were dismissed by IRS officials as “unimportant” and “a distraction from more important concerns.” An Inspector General's report issued this week revealed that the IRS paid over $4 billion to identity thieves. Examples of the fraudulent payments include 655 tax refunds sent to a single address in Lithuania and 343 to a single address in Shanghai, China. The massive number of refunds sent to single addresses might be expected to set off “red flags” at the Agency. Commissioner, Daniel Werfel said “they...
  • Obama Brags: 'I've Been More Involved In Intelligence Than Just About Any President'

    11/08/2013 8:11:44 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 86 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    President Obama's narcissistic hits just keep on coming. Yesterday, we noted that in his interview with NBC's Chuck Todd, President Obama cast himself as the victim of the ObamaCare mess, complaining that "I've been burned" by the bad website. In a new clip from the interview that Todd aired during today's Daily Rundown, President Obama bragged "I can guarantee you that I have been more deeply involved in our intelligence operations on a whole set of areas where there real threats against us than just about any President." As with his victim whine, the prez caught himself and amended his...
  • What difference does 20,000 shoulder-to-air fired missiles make?

    11/08/2013 7:02:43 AM PST · by HogsBreath · 30 replies
    Allen West website ^ | 11-07-2013 | Allen West
    Regarding the abandonment and murder of of Ambassador Chris Stevens, State Department IT Specialist Sean Smith and former US Navy SEALS Ty Woods and Glenn Doherty, Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton infamously ranted before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee “what difference does it make?” Well, beyond her and President Obama’s obvious negligence, there is a new threat,: the proliferation of shoulder- fired Man Portable Air Defense Systems (MANPADS), one of the world’s most deadly weapons.
  • Lara Logan Apologizes for ’60 Minutes’ Benghazi Report: ‘We Were Wrong’

    11/08/2013 6:16:25 AM PST · by Hotlanta Mike · 94 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Nov. 8, 2013 | Madeleine Morgenstern
    “60 Minutes” correspondent Lara Logan apologized Friday for what CBS News is now acknowledging was a flawed report last month about the Benghazi attacks. “The most important thing to every person at ’60 Minutes’ is the truth, and today the truth is that we made a mistake, and that’s very disappointing for any journalist, it’s very disappointing for me,” Logan said on “CBS This Morning. “Nobody likes to admit that they made a mistake, but if you do, you have to stand up and take responsibility and you have to say you were wrong, and in this case we were...
  • Rep. Issa jolts probe of IRS targeting with new subpoena

    11/08/2013 3:11:09 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 13 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 8, 2013 | Bernie Becker
    House Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) is giving a jolt to the congressional probe of the IRS’s targeting of Tea Party groups with a new subpoena that was issued late Thursday night. Issa and Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) have for months sought documents from the Treasury Department that they say would detail a wide range of interactions with the IRS well before the public learned that conservative groups were singled out for extra scrutiny. The subpoena, the second that Issa has issued since the controversy broke, came as House Republicans are struggling to find any officials outside of the IRS...
  • IRS Sent 343 Refunds Worth $156K to 1 Address—in Shanghai, China

    11/07/2013 8:51:39 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 24 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | November 7, 2013 - 4:27 PM | Michael W. Chapman
    A new audit-report from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) shows that the IRS sent at least 343 potentially fraudulent tax returns in 2011 to the same, single address in Shanghai, China, for a total of $156,533 in tax refunds. The same report also shows that 655 potentially fraudulent tax refunds totaling $220,489 were sent to the same address in Kaunas, Lithuania. Other potentially fraudulent refunds, 580 of them, were sent to the same address in Orlando, Fla.; 355 to the same address in Lakewood, Colo; and another 291 to another single address in Orlando, Fla. In total,...
  • Obama: Helpless Fool or Willing Tool?

    11/07/2013 11:01:47 AM PST · by mojito · 33 replies
    Taki's Magazine ^ | 11/6/2013 | Guy Somerset
    So Obama wasn’t aware we’d spent years spying on our ally Germany. Color me unsurprised. Throughout a career as community activist and several campaigns, he apparently didn’t know that numerous people and publications attributed his birthplace as Kenya. Rev. Wright, his spiritual leader of over a decade made numerous inflammatory sermons denigrating whites and damning the United States. What was the reaction? Barry wasn’t there those Sundays. Obama wasn’t aware about Benghazi. Hadn’t heard Americans under heavy attack were begging for relief during the firefight. Never knew rescue planes were assigned and mysteriously recalled. Where was he during all this?...
  • At a fundraiser, Obama makes a chilling admission about the courts

    11/07/2013 3:53:00 PM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 18 replies
    twitchy.com ^ | 11/7/13 | Twitchy
    At a fundraiser, Obama makes a chilling admission about the courts Posted at 5:07 pm on November 7, 2013 by Twitchy Staff I missed this line from Obama last night at DSCC fundraiser: "We are remaking the courts." — Josh Lederman (@joshledermanAP) November 07, 2013 Yep, at a fundraiser in Texas last night, President Obama said his administration is “remaking the courts.” Here’s the full quote for context via a WhiteHouse.gov transcript: We were able to reform our financial system so that the likelihood of taxpayer-funded bailouts is a lot less than it was. We were able to expand funding...
  • IRS refunded $4 billion to identity thieves last year, inspector general's report says

    11/07/2013 3:26:28 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 24 replies
    CBS News ^ | November 7, 2013
    The Internal Revenue Service issued $4 billion in fraudulent tax refunds last year to people using stolen identities, with some of the money going to addresses in Bulgaria, Lithuania and Ireland, according to an inspector general's report released Thursday. The IRS sent a total of 655 tax refunds to a single address in Lithuania, and 343 refunds went to a lone address in Shanghai. In the U.S., more fraudulent returns went to Miami than any other city. Other top destinations were Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta and Houston.
  • WHAT Scandal?

    11/07/2013 2:07:03 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 7 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 07 November 2013 | Reaganite Republican
    Bob: "Did you hear about the Obama administration scandal...? Jim: "You mean the Mexican gun running?" Bob: "No, the other one." Jim: "You mean SEAL Team 6?" Bob: "No, the other one." Jim: "You mean the State Dept. lying about Benghazi ?" Bob: "No, the other one." Jim: "You mean voter fraud?" Bob: "No, the other one." Jim: "You mean the military not getting their votes counted?" Bob: "No, the other one." Jim: "You mean that 3 or 4 of Obama's GAY friends were mysteriously MURDERED when they came forward with claims he was gay too?" Bob: "No, the other...
  • Three IRS employees charged with stealing unemployment compensation benefits

    11/07/2013 2:08:48 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 12 replies
    Pittsburg Tribune ^ | November 6, 2013
    Three local Internal Revenue Service employees collected unemployment compensation while working for the agency, federal prosecutors say. A Pittsburgh federal grand jury on Wednesday issued separate indictments charging Jennifer Lang, 39, of Crafton, Sandra Delval, 28, of Scott and Sharday Thornhill, 27, of Turtle Creek with theft of government money and making false statements.
  • Ron Howard Says Obama's Leadership Has Been 'Sound,' He Supports Hillary Clinton In 2016

    11/05/2013 5:07:54 PM PST · by lowbridge · 66 replies
    youtube ^ | Oct 28, 2013
    "[Obama] was walking into a huge, huge challenge. Like a lot of people who read and care and follow, I can't say that I agree with every decision, but I feel his leadership has been sound, I feel like the administration has worked in constructive ways and continues to," Howard said. "I certainly have no reservations of my having supported him." Howard said governing is hard for anyone when politicians go to partisan extremes, as the country saw with the recent federal government shutdown. The director said he champions a "militant middle" where people can come together and compromise their...
  • History Will Judge Obama on Actions, Not Words

    11/06/2013 2:58:43 PM PST · by Kaslin · 32 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 6, 2013 | Rachel Marsden
    History judges a leader exclusively through his actions and their ultimate results rather than through fleeting words. It appears that U.S. President Barack Obama is finally putting the brakes on his mouth after flooring it down Hope-and-Change Highway for most of his tenure. Remember the Syrian crisis that dominated chatter for months before all but vanishing? Recall how critics were talking about grievous incompetence and even possible impeachment? Fast-forward to today, and just try to start a conversation with, "Obama really botched the situation in Syria." Now that the Russians have overseen a plan for the destruction of that country's...
  • God, Lies, and Obama

    11/04/2013 9:57:09 AM PST · by SJackson · 13 replies
    PJ Media ^ | October 31st, 2013 | Roger L Simon
    Americans are far from strangers to presidential lying. Bill Clinton and Richard Nixon excelled at it. Both, however, were liars of what we could call self-defense. They were guys that got caught — Clinton with his serial infidelities and Nixon covering up a break-in for an election he had already won by a landslide. Both men too were cowards. They took the easy, and probably most self-destructive, way out — lying. Barack Obama is another matter. His lies are not mainly for self-defense (although Benghazi has elements of that). They are lies of ideological volition. He lies to get his...
  • Real estate organizations: IRS won’t put liens on home over Obamacare

    11/04/2013 2:26:19 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 44 replies
    Wichita Business Journal ^ | November 4, 2013 | by John Stearns
    Don’t believe rumors circulating online that the IRS will place liens on homes if owners fail to buy health insurance as mandated under the Affordable Care Act, local and state real estate organizations are saying. The Wichita Area Association of Realtors addresses the rumor in its weekly report today. “Thankfully, this rumor is completely false as Congress specifically prohibited the IRS from filing liens against real property to enforce the individual mandate to purchase health insurance,” the report says.
  • The Tea Party Wants to Win

    11/04/2013 1:55:41 PM PST · by servo1969 · 12 replies
    RushLimbaugh.com ^ | 11-4-2013 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: This is Sunday's This Week with Stephanopoulos and the roundtable discussion. Stephanopoulos says, "This is kind of pile-on time now for the president. I want to show some magazine covers this week as well. You see the New Yorker cover right there. The president is trying to, with a huge cell phone, trying to get HealthCare.gov working. Bloomberg, BusinessWeek, 'Can Obama Reboot?' And Forbes -- this may be the most interesting one -- Vladimir Putin comes up on top of Obama as the most powerful leader in the world. What do we make of this," Jonathan Karl?...
  • Administration Warned of Benghazi Attack in Advance

    11/03/2013 10:49:02 AM PST · by John Semmens · 16 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 1 Nov 2013 | John Semmens
    CBS News reports that the Obama Administration was warned before al-Qaeda attacked the Consulate in Benghazi. Al-Qaeda had posted its three top targets in Libya on its website. These targets were the Red Cross, the British, and then the Americans in Benghazi. By July of 2012 the first two targets had already been hit. In the summer of 2012, Lieutenant Colonel Andy Wood, one of the top American security officials in Libya, warned both Ambassador Stevens and the State Department that Benghazi would be next. The CBS revelations were dismissed as “Monday morning quarterbacking” by Secretary of State John Kerry....
  • Oliver North says Republicans 'complicit' in letting intelligence services 'trod on' 4th Amendment

    11/02/2013 11:03:35 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 26 replies
    AL.com ^ | November 1, 2013 | Lee Roop
    HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - Retired Marine colonel and Iran-Contra figure Oliver North said in Huntsville Friday that that he is "deeply concerned" about the data being collected on American citizens by American intelligence agencies. "I think the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution has been trod on," North told a press conference before addressing a crowd of 350 at a young Republicans' dinner at the Davidson Center for Space Technology. North added that "the Republicans in Congress are complicit by not insisting on a select committee to investigate not just NSA, but Benghazi, the IRS, the spying on Americans, enemies' lists being...