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  • Benghazi emails suggest White House aide involved in prepping Rice for ‘video’ explanation

    04/29/2014 1:13:20 PM PDT · by blueplum · 36 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 29, 2014 | Catherine Herridge
    Newly released emails on the Benghazi terror attack suggest a senior White House aide played a central role in preparing former U.N. ambassador Susan Rice for her controversial Sunday show appearances -- where she wrongly blamed protests over an Internet video. :snip: The Rhodes email, with the subject line: "RE: PREP Call with Susan: Saturday at 4:00 pm ET," was sent to a dozen members of the administration's inner circle, including key members of the White House communications team such as Press Secretary Jay Carney. In the email, Rhodes specifically draws attention to the anti-Islam Internet video, without distinguishing whether...
  • On eve of Benghazi anniversary, Libya stiffs US on arrests

    09/10/2013 9:26:52 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/10/2013 | Ed Morrissey
    With all of the attention focused on Barack Obama’s plans to use military strikes to hasten regime change in a country with al-Qaeda-affiliated terrorist networks operating on a large scale, let’s not forget the last time this strategy was put in place. A year ago tomorrow, terrorists sacked our consulate in Benghazi and killed four Americans, including our Ambassador to Libya. Despite claims that the Obama administration would seek out the culprits, the New York Times reports that the successor government in Libya has refused to cooperate with the US on making arrests: A year after the attacks in Benghazi...
  • Benghazi-Gate: A Timeline of Government Deceit, Deception, and Outright Lies

    09/29/2012 5:28:03 PM PDT · by nhwingut · 28 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/29/2012 | John Nolte
    Late yesterday afternoon, in an obvious attempt to rescue President Obama from what could and should be a brutal round of Sunday shows examining the cover up the White House is currently engaged in with respect to the sacking of our consulate in Libya, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) released a statement revising its assessment of the attack. It is now the official position of the American intelligence community that what happened in Benghazi was a pre-planned terrorist attack. [SNIP] And this, my friends, is how a cover up works. And so, the only response to...
  • Court says U.S. attorney can’t shield prosecutor’s misconduct

    02/15/2012 4:58:51 PM PST · by SmithL · 11 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 2/15/12 | Bob Egelko, Chronicle Staff Writer
    When a federal appeals court issued a ruling describing a prosecutor’s misconduct that forced a halt to a drug-trafficking trial in Tucson, the U.S. attorney’s response was to ask the court to erase the prosecutor’s name from the published decision. Bad move. After republishing the name of the errant prosecutor, Jerry Albert, the court pointed a finger at the U.S. attorney’s office and said it was time to start taking responsibility for the misdeeds of its employees. “When a prosecutor steps over the boundaries of proper conduct and into unethical territory, the government has a duty to own up to...
  • Sen. Stevens' Tragic Demise Breathed Life Into Brady

    01/24/2011 6:49:46 AM PST · by em2vn
    Legal Intelligencer ^ | 01-24-2011 | Meredith S. Auten and Marc S. Raspanti
    On Aug. 9, 2010, former senior U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens of Alaska died when his red 1957 de Havilland float plane tore a 300 foot gash into the side of a mountain in a remote spot far from his constituents and even further from the limelight of Washington, D.C. Stevens was approaching his 87th birthday. In addition to Stevens, four others were killed in the horrific mountainside crash. Stevens' death mirrored his precipitous fall from grace in the U.S. Senate, where he had served the citizens of Alaska for 40 years, longer than any other Republican in history. He had...
  • BREAKING: USSC delays Chrysler asset sale!

    06/08/2009 1:08:48 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 293 replies · 18,628+ views
    CNBC Breaking News (live) ^ | 08 JUL 09 | dcbryan1
    Breaking on CNBC: USSC delays Chyrsler asset sale! Mourdock: USe of Tarp Funds in automotive industry was illegal Obama admin had urged USSC NOT to keep chrysler deal on hold
  • Obama Abroad (The Journal Editorial Report with John Bolton Interview)

    04/05/2009 1:10:42 PM PDT · by Syncro · 9 replies · 694+ views
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | APRIL 5, 2009, 1:42 P.M. ET | Paul Gigot
    ETObama Abroad A transcript of the weekend's program on FOX News Channel. Paul Gigot: Up next on "The Journal Editorial Report," Barack Obama abroad. The president makes his first big international trip amid rising tensions with North Korea. Plus, a Spanish court takes steps to indict Bush officials for torture. How will the current administration respond? And Obama's auto ultimatum. Is the threat of bankruptcy real? "The Journal Editorial Report" begins right now.* * *Gigot: *snip*Ambassador Bolton, good to have you here with us on the panel.Let's start with the trip--the meeting with Russian President Dmitri Medvedev. What is...

    06/13/2008 6:21:04 AM PDT · by shortstop · 42 replies · 146+ views ^ | 06/13/08 | Bob Lonsberry
    In the latest effort to deconstruct and destroy the United States, the Supreme Court has decided that a foreign terrorist captured on foreign territory trying to kill Americans has just as many constitutional rights as a Wal-Mart shoplifter. The liberals think this is a good thing. That's because they're America-hating idiots. Sorry, Obama, but if the shoe fits, cram it up your backside. In the liberal world view, where the war against terror is no larger than Gitmo and Abu Ghraib, the United States military is a collection of war criminals and puppy killers. Guantanamo Bay – where jihadist murderers...
  • Club for Growth: Membership has its priveleges

    11/12/2007 11:03:30 PM PST · by grandpa jones · 9 replies · 170+ views
    Nuke's News & Views ^ | 11/12/07 | Nuke Gingrich
    Club for Growth President Pat Toomey was recently quoted, "Earmark reform will shine a glaring light on the profligate pork barrel projects and the politicians who sponsor them," It didn't occur to him that earmark reform also exposes the recipients of multi-million dollar pork projects--including the largest contributors to The Club for Growth. Arkansas millionaire Jackson "Steve" Stephens, Jr., ... has been hounding Mike Huckabee for expanding government for the likes of providing health insurance for children of the working poor, building highways and keeping the sales tax on groceries to improved inadequate schools. Small government, that’s the mantra of...
  • Lincoln: Tyrant, Hypocrite or Consumate Statesman? (Dinesh defends our 2d Greatest Prez)

    02/18/2005 11:27:18 PM PST · by churchillbuff · 390 replies · 5,230+ views
    thehistorynet. ^ | Feb 12, 05 | D'Souza
    The key to understanding Lincoln's philosophy of statesmanship is that he always sought the meeting point between what was right in theory and what could be achieved in practice. By Dinesh D'Souza Most Americans -- including most historians -- regard Abraham Lincoln as the nation's greatest president. But in recent years powerful movements have gathered, both on the political right and the left, to condemn Lincoln as a flawed and even wicked man. For both camps, the debunking of Lincoln usually begins with an exposé of the "Lincoln myth," which is well described in William Lee Miller's 2002 book Lincoln's...
  • After the Army, Clark signs up as businessman [Wesley Clark a business flop at Stephens Inc.]

    10/02/2003 8:47:26 AM PDT · by HAL9000 · 11 replies · 1,021+ views
    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette ^ | Thursday, October 2, 2003 | ANDREA HARTER
    After the Army, Clark signs up as businessman Doors open for retired general Retired Gen. Wesley Clark’s business resume reads as if it belongs to an upwardly mobile executive who’s had his nose to the grindstone for three decades. In the three years since he left the Army, Clark has signed on as an adviser or director with more than half a dozen companies, written two books, worked as a CNN pundit and launched a campaign to become president of the United States. The common denominator: He was working with a government he knows inside out. The information that...
  • Wesley Clark a Business Success After Military

    09/28/2003 10:31:26 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 18 replies · 511+ views
    Associated Press | September 28, 2003 | DAVID PACE
    WASHINGTON - When two Russian immigrants and their American financial backer needed marketing help for their innovative electric motor, they turned to a merchant banker at one of the nation's largest investment houses - retired Army Gen. Wesley Clark. The meeting at the Washington office of Stephens Inc. in late 2001 proved fortuitous for both Clark, the former supreme commander of NATO, and the principals in WaveCrest Laboratories, at the time a small research and development company in Dulles, Va. "They hit it off pretty much right away," said WaveCrest spokesman Tom McMahon. Clark signed on as a consultant...