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AIM Announces Formation Of Citizens’ Commission On Benghazi

July 31, 2013 by

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By Roger Aronoff ~ Accuracy in Media (AIM), along with some of the country’s top retired military officers and national security officials, will hold a press conference on Tuesday, July 30, to launch the Citizens’ Commission on Benghazi. The press conference is at noon in The Zenger Room at the National Press Club. The newly […]

Benghazi: The Scandal That Won’t Go Away

July 28, 2013 by

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By Helle Dale ~ Rumors of the disappearance of the Benghazi scandal are vastly premature. This week, Special Forces veterans gathered on Capitol Hill to unveil a 60-foot scroll of signatures demanding a discharge petition for legislation authorizing a House select committee to investigate Benghazi. In April, appearing before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Secretary […]

BREAKING: Benghazi Survivors Forced to Sign Non-Disclosure Agreements – Video

July 18, 2013 by

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~ FSM BREAKING NEWS ALERT ~ Congressman Frank Wolf said Thursday that survivors of the Benghazi, Libya terror assault have been forced to sign non-disclosure agreements prohibiting them from speaking out about the deadly attack. “According to trusted sources that have contacted my office, many if not all of the survivors of the Benghazi attacks […]

Riding High In April, Shot Down In May

May 21, 2013 by

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By Tom McLaughlin ~ Somebody in our high command let two former Navy SEALs die fighting off 80 radical Muslims. They fought bravely for seven hours and they could have been saved, but someone made a political decision that they should be left to die. Was that our commander-in-chief? Looks to me that it was, […]

Obama’s Emptiest Benghazi Talking Point

May 19, 2013 by

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By Michelle Malkin ~ On Sept. 12, 2012, President Barack Obama vowed to “bring to justice” the perpetrators of the deadly attack in Benghazi, Libya. On Oct. 26, 2012, Obama said his “biggest priority” was bringing the “folks” in Libya responsible for murdering four Americans to “justice.” Tick, tock, tick, tock. While White House press […]

Benghazi Exposes Failures Of Obama Doctrine

May 16, 2013 by

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By Helle Dale ~ President Obama’s aggressive response to legitimate questions about Benghazi at his news conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron—calling these important investigations a “sideshow” and a “political circus”—exposed an Administration with little substantive argument on its side. U.S. foreign policy is in shambles, and the Obama Doctrine lies at the heart […]

Is The Dam Of Lies About To Burst?

May 15, 2013 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ Usually there are signs a dam is about to burst. Tiny cracks show up, the structure makes strange noises, and then, whoosh! That’s what we are witnessing as the President, the former Secretary of State, and the Attorney General struggle to keep the bulwark of lies and half-truths they have built […]

Obama Dismisses Benghazi Investigations As “Side Show”

May 15, 2013 by

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By Helle Dale ~ President Obama yesterday dismissed the House investigations into the Benghazi debacle as a political “side show.” In a news conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron, the President complained testily that nothing new had been uncovered in last week’s hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. “The whole issue […]

The Tea Party Target

May 13, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ The Foundation “Wherever the real power in a Government lies, there is the danger of oppression.” –James Madison Essential Liberty “[A] top IRS executive admitted Friday that, beginning in 2010, the agency had specifically targeted for possible audits conservative groups with the words ‘tea party’ or ‘patriot’ in their names. Then over […]

Benghazi: Progressives Rewrite History In Real Time

May 11, 2013 by

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By Frank Salvato ~ If there was ever a moment in time when the American people could collectively glean knowledge from a “teachable moment,” the Obama Administration’s handling of the al Qaeda-related attacks on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya is surely one. From the moment the public became aware of what can only be […]

The Media Runs Defense

May 10, 2013 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ On May 8th as the House committee hearing about the Benghazi attack occurred, you could have tuned through every major network with the notable exception of Fox News and (a) not found any coverage or (b) found so little coverage that you would not even have known it was occurring. Even […]

Operation Smear Benghazi Whistleblowers

May 10, 2013 by

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By Michelle Malkin ~ It’s on. As the White House grapples with a growing backlash over its Libya lies and lapses, President Obama’s apologists are gearing up for battle. Put on your hip-waders. Grab those tar buckets. Get ready for Operation Smear Benghazi Whistleblowers. Capitol Hill hearings this week on the deadly 9/11 consulate attack […]

FNC’s Powers Slams Dem Behavior In Benghazi Hearings

May 10, 2013 by

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By Brad Wilmouth ~ Appearing on Wednesday’s The O’Reilly Factor, left-leaning FNC political analyst Kirsten Powers criticized the behavior of Democrats in the wake of the Benghazi hearings in Congress, as she cited the testimony of official Gregory Hicks as compelling. After complaining about Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings’s reaction to the testimony, she continued: Gregory […]

The Tears Of Benghazi

May 9, 2013 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ The Hollywood version of heroes is that of large, muscular men who show no fear and little emotion after a confrontation with the enemy. The images that come to mind are Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Bruce Willis who, while not a muscleman, has the swagger we associate with movie heroes. On […]

Shedding Light on Benghazi

May 8, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ The Foundation “Man, once surrendering his reason, has no remaining guard against absurdities the most monstrous, and like a ship without rudder, is the sport of every wind. With such persons, gullibility, which they call faith, takes the helm from the hand of reason and the mind becomes a wreck.” –Thomas Jefferson […]

It’s Not The Crime, It’s The Cover-Up

May 8, 2013 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ I still recall the long months of the Watergate scandal that began with a botched break-in of the Democratic Party headquarters in Washington, D.C. on June 17, 1972. It was directed by a group of presidential operatives dubbed the “plumbers” inside the White House. No one died, but a number of […]

Talk Is Cheap

May 5, 2013 by

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By Tom McLaughlin ~ Things ordinary people learn growing up in the neighborhood help to understand international relations. It’s obvious now that President Obama was bluffing when he warned Syria not to use chemical weapons, and the world knows it too. Syria called his bluff – crossed his red line. As the late Margaret Thatcher […]

See Something, Say Nothing: Benghazi Accountability Report Under Scrutiny

May 4, 2013 by

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By Helle Dale ~ The State Department inspector general made news Thursday with the revelation that the office is looking into the report produced by the Benghazi Accountability Review Board (ARB) in December on the terrorist attack on a U.S. facility in Benghazi, Libya, on September 11, 2012. Most shocking is the allegation that eyewitnesses […]

700 Retired Military Special Ops Tell Congress to Form Select Committee on Benghazi, Libya

April 8, 2013 by

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Seven hundred retired Military Special Operations professionals from the organization “Special Operations Speaks” sent a letter to the House of Representatives urging members to support H.Res 36, which will create a House Select Committee to investigate last September’s deadly terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya. “It appears that many of the facts and details surrounding the […]

Where Are The Benghazi Survivors?

March 17, 2013 by

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By Helle Dale ~ Benghazi is back in the news with the arrest of a suspect Thursday being held in Libya. This could spur Congress to renew efforts to shine light on the attack on the U.S. consulate on September 11, 2012. Wounded survivors of the terrorist attack, however, are still under wraps. As reported […]

Unanswered Questions About Benghazi Still Remain

March 14, 2013 by

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By Helle Dale ~ The revelation that at least one survivor of the terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi remains hospitalized at Walter Reed Army Hospital has provoked renewed demands for accountability and answers. “Why hasn’t Congress had access to these survivors? Don’t we have an obligation to hear from them and recognize […]

A Big Win for 2A

February 25, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ The Foundation “[T]he people are not to be disarmed of their weapons. They are left in full possession of them.” –Zacharia Johnson Inspiration “The Second Amendment Foundation [Friday] won a significant victory for concealed carry when the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals let stand a December ruling by a three-judge panel […]

Ambassador Rice, Designated Non-Expert on Benghazi

November 20, 2012 by

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By Claudia Rosett ~ Finally, during his first press conference in eight months, President Obama has confirmed it was specifically “at the request of the White House” that on the Sunday after the Sept. 11 terrorist onslaught in Benghazi, his ambassador to the United Nations, Susan Rice, appeared as the face of his administration on […]

A Tsunami of Lies

November 17, 2012 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ I don’t know why anyone, least of all the press, expects to get the truth about the Benghazi attack on September 11, 2012—an interesting date for an attack, don’t you think? Of course it was a terrorist operation with the fingerprints of al Qaeda all over it. The U.S. Ambassador to […]