Khattala’s arrest another of Obama’s Potemkin victories
The Obama administration has been crowing about the capture of Ahmed Abu Khattala, who is alleged to have been the mastermind behind the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi that claimed the lives of four Americans, including the US Ambassador to Libya. Obama praised the commandos, said by one U.S. official to be special operators from the Army’s Delta Force, for “showing incredible courage and | Read More »
Long hot summer for the White House, why not a national vacation?
Summer doldrums is here. That time between the end of basketball and hockey season, and before football season starts, when lazy baseball games stretch on, the days are long, and everyone takes their vacations. There’s plenty of reasons the Obama White House would like us to just forget the next two months and take a national vacation.
ICYMI, let’s review the White House’s woe-list:
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Hillary’s Operation Fast and Furious: al Qaeda edition
Most everyone is familiar with the infamous Operation Fast and Furious wherein the boneheaded Obama Justice Department decided along with the equally boneheaded Department of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives that letting people buy weapons illegally and transfer them to Mexican narco-cartels was just a jim-dandy way of generating public outrage at gun ownership. Now we’re seeing another phase of this come to light. The | Read More »
Doing What’s Right
“Knowing what’s right doesn’t mean much unless you do what’s right.” – Theodore Roosevelt Recently, I noticed this quote from our 26th President displayed at the entrance to an elementary school Fifth Grade classroom. As I read it, my immediate thought was, “I wish that was a common attitude with today’s politicians.” Although “Teddy” Roosevelt is honored as one of America’s best presidents, I recognize that | Read More »
, America’s founding ideals
, Associated Press
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, Bret Baier
, Candy Crowley
, current events
, fast and furious
, Hillary Clinton
, IRS targeting
, james rosen
, Judeo-Christian values
, Tommy Vietor
, veterans' affairs
Barack Obama, the ESPN President
I’m a big fan of Matt Damon movies. I’m not however a big fan of Matt Damon’s politics. But that’s OK with me. It’s a relationship that works well for both of us. He gets my money when I’m watching Bourne Identity or Ocean’s 11 and he uses that money and fame to find a bigger soapbox from which to spout comments that I usually | Read More »
Trey Gowdy does a mike drop on media over Benghazi.
[UPDATE] This is actually from last year. Which tells me something important: John Boehner is taking this issue seriously, because he picked precisely the right person for the job. Oh, Trey Gowdy’s gonna work out just fine, here. Short version: it’s three and a half minutes of the man listing every question that the media should have been asking – honestly, truly asking – yet | Read More »
Majority say Obama admin knowingly lied about Benghazi terrorist attacks
A new Fox News poll finds that 51 percent think that Obama administration “knowingly lied” about the September 11, 2012 terrorist attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya “to help the President Obama during his re-election campaign” against Mitt Romney. The poll also found that 54 percent think Obama’s administration “tried to deceive” the American people about the events surrounding the Benghazi terrorist attacks. | Read More »
Former CIA acting Director Michael Morell *wants* Benghazi panel.
Michael Morell sounds like a guy who thinks that he can walk into House hearings on Benghazi and walk back out again with his scalp intact.
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The Watercooler ~ Benghazi Trilogy
For those who may have missed different aspects of all of the events that have transpired in the last week relative to the Benghazi investigation, here are some brief highlights: First, Congressman Tom Cotton on the House floor: Next, we have Senator Lindsay Graham making bold observations and declarations: And finally, (my fave), we have Judge Jeanine Pirro calling for the impeachment of Obama: Have | Read More »
Benghazi: Will Democrats Show Their True Colors?
Why is there a need for additional hearings into what happened at Benghazi? Why indeed? What difference does it really make? to quote Mrs. Clinton, the former Secretary of State. After countless hours and hearings into the events of September 11, 2012 what has the republican congress discovered? Do we have any idea who told the military to stand down? Do we have any idea | Read More »
Keep the Benghazi Select Committee Select
Now that House Speaker John Boehner has moved forward with the formation of a Select Committee on Benghazi under Representative Trey Gowdy, John McCain and Lindsay Graham are lobbying for the committee to be a joint House-Senate probe. Graham was up first, asking Harry Reid, mother-may-I. From the Washington Examiner Harry Reid: No Benghazi select committee in the Senate Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., | Read More »
Dave Weigel’s Hand Waving Will Not Make Benghazi Go Away
Right now the left is attempting to minimize the significance of the investigation into the attack on our consulate in Benghazi. These follow three basic rubrics. Controversialization This was pointed out by former CBS reporter Sharyl Attkisson, Controversialization simply means that you try to make the subject a controversial one rather than the object of empirical examination. The left does this regularly. This is | Read More »
CBS News President David Rhodes (Inadvertently) Exposes Obama’s Benghazi Lie
Every day seems to bring another revelation that highlights the duplicity of the Obama administration in reporting to the nation on what went wrong in Benghazi. As we’ve already documented, the talking points for Susan Rice’s serial prevarications on the Sunday morning shows on September 16, 2012 were coordinated by Ben Rhodes. From what we know now, there was at no point at which anyone | Read More »
Has Obama’s Watergate Begun? Rep. Trey Gowdy to head the House Select Committee on Benghazi
Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) (Bill O’Leary, Wash.Post) House Speaker John Boehner finally found some backbone, although we sure had to wait awhile for him to find it. His appointment of Rep. Trey Gowdy to lead the House Select Committee investigating what really happened at Benghazi may go down as the finest decision of his political career, because he’s not had too | Read More »