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  • Krauthammer: Hillary Email Dump Is ‘Farce,’ We Saw What She Wanted Us to See

    05/23/2015 4:08:53 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 22 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 5-22-15 | Josh Feldman
    Hundreds of Hillary Clinton‘s emails were released today, something Clinton herself said she wants, but Charles Krauthammer doesn’t really buy this is some great victory for transparency and disclosure. “There isn’t a shred of evidence,” he said, “because she shredded the evidence. This whole release is a farce.” He pointed out that it’s not like every little email Clinton ever sent will be released to the public, only the ones ‘scrubbed and cleansed and decided upon, chosen by her own people, acting in her own interest.” And, Krauthammer added, it’s working, because the media is eagerly looking through “pre-scrubbed material”...
  • Hillary Defends Benghazi Lies [semi-satire]

    05/23/2015 1:01:51 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 7 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 23 May 2015 | John Semmens
    Evidence that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was informed that the assault on the Benghazi Consulate and murder of Ambassador Stevens was a planned terrorist attack before she went public with the misleading cover story of a video protest gone bad failed to dislodge her from defending it. "Sure, we knew within hours of the Ambassador's death that the attack had been planned at least 10 days in advance, but for us to have publicly acknowledged this would have put the country into even greater danger," Clinton maintained. "Remember, this attack occurred just two months ahead of a presidential...
  • Ringleader behind al Qaeda attack that killed US amb was Gitmo Detainee handed over to Libya by USA

    09/19/2012 6:18:30 PM PDT · by Fred · 50 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 091912 | Daily Mail
    Sufyan Ben Qumu was classified as a 'medium to high' national security risk before his release from American custody Qumu reportedly was Osama bin Laden's driver and worked for the al-Qaeda founder's company in Sudan Libyans promised to keep him behind bars, but he was released in 2010 Qumu was a former Libyan army tank driver and became a leader of the rebels during the uprising A former al-Qaeda terrorist released from Guantanamo Bay is believed to be the leader of the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans, including the US Ambassador, it was...
  • Rendell: 'Tough Cookie' Hillary Will Put Republicans 'In Short Pants'

    05/22/2015 4:40:13 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 25 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    On Al Sharpton's MSNBC show today, former DNC Chairman Ed Rendell dared congressional Republicans to recall Hillary Clinton to testify about Benghazi. Calling her a "tough cookie," Rendell vowed that "Hillary will put them in short pants." Paging Camille Paglia . . . Rendell surely thought he was paying Hillary a compliment. But is this really the Hillary persona that Dems want to project: that of a woman who makes little boys out of grown men? View the video here.
  • State Department Releases 1stBatch of Clinton Emails (Available Online)

    05/22/2015 11:56:58 AM PDT · by lbryce · 14 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 22, 2015 | Staff
    The State Department has released 296 emails from Hillary Clinton's tenure as secretary of state, in the first batch of emails to be made public. The emails, just a fraction of what the department has in its custody, show internal communications before and after the Benghazi terror attack in 2012. One email to Clinton, regarding one of then-U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice's TV appearances the Sunday after the attack, appeared to praise her for reflecting their "view" that the attack started "spontaneously." Despite this email,other guidance has emerged showing Clinton and others were warned shortly after the attack that it may...
  • Internal emails show Clinton got detailed intel on 'planned' Benghazi hit

    05/22/2015 3:35:54 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 44 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | May 22, 2015
    WASHINGTON – Internal State Department emails in the aftermath of the Benghazi terror attack show then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton received detailed information indicating the strike was planned by well-trained fighters, yet her office continued to push the narrative days later that it began "spontaneously." The messages were among 296 emails released Friday by the State Department, in the first batch of emails to be made public from Clinton's tenure as secretary of state. Totaling 896 pages, the emails show a series of Libya dispatches Clinton received from a confidant, as well as the barrage of messages among her and...
  • If Hillary did not place any classified or sensitive information on her private email???

    05/22/2015 3:03:14 PM PDT · by Splorndle · 42 replies
    Then why is the Obama administration redacting the released emails? It seems to me that this alone is enough to have the court go back and ask for clean emails or determine the information IS classified. End of rant. It is just frustrating me that nobody is asking this question.
  • E-mails: Hillary knew that State Department asked YouTube to block anti-Muslim movie overseas

    05/22/2015 1:34:42 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Hotair ^ | 05/22/2015 | AllahPundit
    Not that there was ever much doubt. Three days after the Benghazi attack, the White House admitted it had pressured Google and YouTube to yank “Innocence of Muslims” as some sort of terms-of-use violation. Google refused. A week after that, having failed to twist a major corporation’s arm into censoring a politically unhelpful bit of free speech on its behalf, the State Department started running ads in Pakistan denouncing the movie, in hopes that jihadi savages would be appeased by the show of national contrition and not target any more embassies. Also around this time, YouTube did agree to...
  • This Map Of US And Russian Arms Sales Says It All

    08/13/2014 11:26:32 AM PDT · by TangledUpInBlue · 11 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 8/14/14 | Skye Gould
    They say the Cold War is over, but Russia and the U.S. remain the leading supplier of weapons to countries around the world and are the two biggest military powers. Lately, tensions have been pretty high, too. The U.S. supplies much of NATO and Middle Eastern allies like Turkey, Israel, and Saudi Arabia. Russia supplies many BRIC nations, as well as Iran, much of Southeast Asia, and North Africa.
  • Russia is Behind Belarusian Arms Sales to Rogue States, Opposition Leader Says

    02/28/2002 8:03:30 PM PST · by Sawdring · 8 replies
    Russia Today | Feb 28, 2002
    Feb 28, 2002 -- (BBC Monitoring) Text of report by Russian news agency Ekho Moskvy. [No dateline as received] Russia is using Belarus as a "channel" for selling arms to such countries as Iraq, Iran and Libya, the former chairman of the Belarusian parliament, the leader of the Belarusian Social Democratic Party, Stanistaw Shushkevich, has said in an interview for Ekho Moskvy radio. He added: "Russia is a major country and cannot break UN sanctions, but it is of course very convenient for it to have such an obliging leader by its side." "I am practically sure that it is ...
  • Emails Show Clinton did Not Know Name of Chris Stevens, Referred to him as "Chris Smith"

    05/22/2015 12:22:04 PM PDT · by rightistight · 39 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 5/22/15 | Aurelius
    After Ambassador J. Chris Stevens was killed in the terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya on September 11, 2012, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton did not even know his name. New emails released today show that Ms. Clinton thought the Ambassador's name was "Chris Smith," and referred to him as such in two separate emails. The first, sent by Ms. Clinton from her secret "Hrod17" email at 11:38 pm, had the subject of "Chris Smith" and asked if the State Department should announce his death: In response, Cheryl Mills, the Counselor and Chief of Staff to Secretary Clinton, did not correct...
  • EMAIL: HILLARY DIDN’T KNOW DEAD AMBASSADOR’S NAME

    05/22/2015 11:48:46 AM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 28 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 5/22/15 | Joseph Curl
    The night a U.S. ambassador was killed in a terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, Hillary Clinton sent a message three senior State Department officials. The recepients were Jake Sullivan, Deputy Chief of Staff to then-Secretary of State Clinton, Cheryl Mills, an adviser to Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign and Counselor and Chief of Staff to the Secretary, and Victoria Jane Nuland, Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs.
  • REVEALED: Hillary Clinton Received Now Classified Benghazi Info at Private Email Server

    05/22/2015 10:56:58 AM PDT · by SJackson · 49 replies
    IJReview ^ | 5-22-15
    There’s a new wrinkle to the emails Hillary Clinton turned over to the State Department. On Friday, the department released 300 of the 30,000 emails the former Secretary of State turned over from her private email server. The State Department teased the news by claiming that there would be no big news found in the email: But among them, apparently, were details on Benghazi that were considered so sensitive as to now be classified. The Associated Press laid out the details: The email in question, forwarded to Clinton by her deputy chief of staff Jake Sullivan, relates to reports of...
  • Hillary's Benghazi E-mails Reveal Conflicting Narratives

    05/21/2015 8:54:05 PM PDT · by lbryce · 14 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 21, 2015 | Fox
    EXPLOSIVE NEW DETAILS EMERGED TODAY FROM EMAIL SENT AND RECEIVED ON HILLARY'S PERSONAL ACCOUNT.
  • Clinton Foundation reveals up to $26 million in additional payments

    05/21/2015 11:02:54 PM PDT · by elhombrelibre · 31 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 21 May 15 | Rosalind S. Helderman and Tom Hamburger
    The Clinton Foundation reported Thursday that it has received as much as $26.4 million in previously undisclosed payments from major corporations, universities, foreign sources and other groups. The disclosure came as the foundation faced questions over whether it fully complied with a 2008 ethics agreement to reveal its donors and whether any of its funding sources present conflicts of interest for Hillary Rodham Clinton as she begins her presidential campaign.
  • Obama and Hillary Blame Youtube Video for Benghazi Terrorist Attack as Coffins Arrive

    05/21/2015 10:03:51 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 21 replies
    youtube ^ | may 2013
    Video at the link as a reminder. She knew and lied about it anyway as the bodies were returned home.
  • Top Aide’s Pre-Benghazi Email: Hillary Clinton Had ‘Leadership/Ownership/Stewardship of

    05/21/2015 4:59:07 PM PDT · by Nachum · 24 replies
    cns news ^ | 5/21/15 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    (CNSNews.com) - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had “leadership/ownership/stewardship of this country’s Libya policy from start to finish,” says an email written by one of Clinton’s top aides--and forwarded to Clinton herself--as the Libyan rebellion that sought the overthrow of Muammar Qadhafi appeared to be nearing a triumphant moment.The email is one of those the State Department has thus far given to the House Select Committee on Benghazi. It is among 349 pages of those emails that were obtained by the New York Times and that the Times has posted online in a PDF.This email about Clinton’s “ownership” of U.S....
  • Milligan: Unfair to Expect Hillary Supporters to Name Her Accomplishments As Secretary of State

    05/21/2015 4:41:00 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 32 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | May 20, 2015 | By Ken Shepherd
    U.S. News & World Report's Susan Milligan wildly spun for Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton on the May 20 edition of Hardball when she insisted that the fact that her supporters in a recent focus-group survey by Bloomberg TV cannot name a single accomplishment of hers as Secretary of State is, well, "unfair." Indeed, Milligan insisted, the job of Secretary of State is essentially to make sure nothing major goes wrong on his or her watch. Clearly Susan has never heard of the fiasco that is post-Qadhafi Libya or the ongoing civil war in Syria or the abject failure of...
  • Emails Reportedly Show Confidant Told Clinton Benghazi Attack Planned by Fighters Tied to Al Qaeda

    05/21/2015 9:55:50 AM PDT · by lbryce · 21 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 21, 2015 | Fox News
    A longtime Clinton confidant reportedly advised then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton two days after the 2012 Benghazi terror attack that an Al Qaeda-tied group had planned the deadly assault and used a protest as cover -- but despite this warning, Clinton's U.N. ambassador went on to publicly claim the attack was "spontaneous." The guidance from ex-Clinton aide Sidney Blumenthal was contained in a memo sent Sept. 13, according to The New York Times. It is the latest documentation effectively contradicting the administration's early narrative that the attack was driven by protests over an anti-Islam Internet video -- and raising questions...
  • BOMBSHELL: Clinton Personally Told Ansar al-Sharia Behind Benghazi a Day BEFORE She Blamed Video

    05/21/2015 9:52:06 AM PDT · by rightistight · 33 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 5/21/15 | Aurelius
    Hillary Clinton was personally emailed by Sidney Blumenthal two days after the terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya with specific information tying the terrorist group Ansar al-Sharia to the consulate attack. Ms. Clinton read and responded to the email. The next day Secretary Clinton spoke at Andrews Air Force Base and claimed specifically that the attack was because of "an awful internet video that we had nothing to do with." We now know that Ms. Clinton knowingly lied thanks to secret emails that were released today. On September 11, Ansar al-Sharia carried out an attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi,...
  • The media cannot shield Hillary from Judicial Watch tenacious digging into her lies

    05/21/2015 8:58:35 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 22 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 5/21/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    It comes as no surprise that Hillary Clinton is a liar; everything about her is fake. What is new about her is that she has filled the public arena with so many lies that they can no longer be covered up by the sycophantic media. Through the tenacious work of Judicialwatch.com over 100 pages of documents that were heretofore classified as “secret” by the Department of Defense (DoD) and the State Department have been forced into the light of day and none of them is helpful to Hillary. Here are some of her lies that have been unmasked by Judicial...
  • Emails reportedly show confidant told Clinton Benghazi attack planned by AQ-tied fighters

    05/21/2015 7:38:35 AM PDT · by McGruff · 19 replies
    FOX NEWS ^ | May 21, 2015
    A longtime Clinton confidant reportedly advised then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton two days after the 2012 Benghazi terror attack that an Al Qaeda-tied group had planned the deadly assault and used a protest as cover -- but despite this warning, Clinton's U.N. ambassador went on to publicly claim the attack was simply "spontaneous." The guidance from ex-Clinton aide Sidney Blumenthal was contained in a memo sent Sept. 13, according to The New York Times. It is the latest documentation effectively contradicting the administration's early narrative that the attack was driven by protests over an anti-Islam Internet video -- and raising...
  • "High Crimes and Misdemeanors"

    05/20/2015 7:24:00 PM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 18 replies
    Constitution of the United States of America
    High Crimes and Misdemeanors The U.S. Constitution provides impeachment as the method for removing the president, vice president, federal judges, and other federal officials from office. The impeachment process begins in the House of Representatives and follows these steps: 1.The House Judiciary Committee holds hearings and, if necessary, prepares articles of impeachment. These are the charges against the official. 2.If a majority of the committee votes to approve the articles, the whole House debates and votes on them. 3.If a majority of the House votes to impeach the official on any article, then the official must then stand trial in...
  • Muslim Brotherhood Behind Benghazi Attack with Link to Obama [Hillary involved]

    05/20/2015 2:50:25 PM PDT · by CivilWarBrewing · 98 replies
    Blogster ^ | October 20, 2012 | Kris Zane
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sR_xo1uBTk8&feature=player_embedded Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, UN Ambassador Susan Rice, and an army of Obama surrogates conducted a media blitz blaming this obscure video no one had seen for the entire Middle East exploding on 9/11, including a “protest turned violent” at the Libyan consulate that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans. We later learned that there was no protest. We later learned that intelligence on the ground linked it to a terrorist group within twenty-four hours. We later learned that the Muslim Brotherhood president of Egypt, Mohammed Morsi, was behind the attack. We now know it was not...
  • Iowa Democrats Can’t Name Hillary Clinton's Accomplishments as Secretary of State

    05/20/2015 11:07:53 AM PDT · by drewh · 19 replies
    Mediaite.com ^ | 12:11 pm, May 20th, 2015 | by Andrew Kirell
    For his With All Due Respect show on Bloomberg TV, Mark Halperin sat down with a focus group of Iowa Democratic voters to discuss Hillary Clinton‘s prospects for the 2016 presidential election. While the group fawned over the former First Lady’s personality and politics (one called her a “bad mama jama”), they were stumped when Halperin asked them to name a single accomplishment of Hillary Clinton’s during her tenure as Secretary of State. The responses ranged from “I really can’t name anything off the top of my head” to “Give me two minutes” to “I honestly can’t say I followed...
  • Fox News Andrea Tantaros: Hillary Clinton Is the Most Corrupt Woman in World History

    05/20/2015 10:51:48 AM PDT · by drewh · 59 replies
    Mediaite.com ^ | 12:54 pm, May 20th, 2015 | by Evan McMurry
    In an all-but explicit nod to the pull quote-based internet content industry, Outnumbered host Andrea Tantaros called Hillary Clinton the “most corrupt woman in the history of the world.” There was no real context to the line, but Tantaros was primed by a discussion on the general satisfaction felt by Republican voters with their field. “People are not going to say, ‘No, I hate all the candidates and we’re going to say that we have a terrible field and we’ll lose to the most corrupt woman in the history of the world,'” Tantaros said. “What are they supposed to say?...
  • Liberal Billionaire Steyer, Univision Network Also In Bed With The Clinton Foundation

    05/20/2015 11:15:42 AM PDT · by drewh · 10 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | May 19, 2015 | 8:26 PM EDT | By Alatheia Larsen
    The Clinton Foundation scandal continues to spread ever since the news broke that it did not disclose millions of dollars of donations from foreign governments and businessmen. It’s already infected ABC, as anchor George Stephanopoulos was forced to apologize for personal undisclosed donations to the foundation. He has yet to acknowledge or apologize for some of the other connections that have surfaced. But the connections don’t stop there, they extend to other prominent lefties and to a Spanish-language media outlet. Through its Too Small to Fail initiative, The Clinton Foundation is tied to Tom Steyer and the American Spanish language...
  • Congress was warned about Libya last month

    09/13/2012 7:10:53 PM PDT · by barryobi · 22 replies
    fp ^ | 09/13/2012 | kevin baron
    While Washington vacationed in August, the non-partisan Congressional Research Service issued a now prescient-sounding report warning that Libya's security concerns were an "immediate priority" that might require far more attention and resources than the United States had given it. That self-restraint broke down severely this week as, according to U.S. officials, an apparently coordinated attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi emerged from a crowded protest, leading to the death of U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and others. It was the apex of a string of concerning violent incidents dating back months. The author of the report, Christopher Blanchard, specialist in...
  • Exclusive: House Benghazi panel subpoenas former Clinton White House aide (Sidney Blumenthal)

    05/20/2015 9:02:00 AM PDT · by mojito · 41 replies
    Reuters ^ | 5/20/2015 | Mark Hosenball
    Congressional investigators have issued a subpoena demanding that former Clinton White House adviser Sidney Blumenthal testify next month before the House of Representatives committee investigating the 2012 attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi, Libya. The subpoena, a copy of which was made available to Reuters, demands that Blumenthal appear before the House committee on June 3 to give a deposition. The subpoena is dated Monday but carries a notation indicating an unnamed deputy U.S. marshal served it on Blumenthal's wife on Tuesday. The copy of the subpoena contains no further details about the subject matter of the deposition. "I...
  • SECURITY CONTRACTOR, DIA DOCS DEBUNK MICHAEL MORELL’S BENGHAZI NARRATIVE

    05/20/2015 8:06:39 AM PDT · by TexasCajun · 13 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | EDWIN MORA19 May 2015 | EDWIN MORA
    Former CIA Director Michael Morell’s account of what happened during the September 2012 terror attack against a U.S. consulate in Benghazi has been debunked by a Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) report, a security contractor, and other sources. Breitbart News spoke with former Army Ranger Kris “Tanto” Paronto, one of the elite security contractors on the ground hired by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), about Morell’s description of what happened on September 11, 2012 in Benghazi. Paronto told Breitbart News that former acting CIA Director Michael Morell blatantly lied when describing the Benghazi attack in an article for Politico Magazine. Specifically,...
  • You'll Never Ask Her A Question Again

    05/19/2015 2:33:44 PM PDT · by absentee · 16 replies
    YouTube ^ | 5/19/2015 | Digitas Daily
    https://youtu.be/qm__AdLcCKE "Don't go into the press pool."
  • Impeach Hillary Now: Special Operations Veterans Call Congress to Disqualify Hillary Clinton.

    05/19/2015 1:44:12 PM PDT · by lward99 · 14 replies
    "Over 15,000 Americans, including active and former military members, have signed our open petition declaring that Hillary Clinton is unfit to serve as the next President of the United States," says SOS co-founder Colonel Richard F. Brauer Jr. USAF, (Ret). "Our next step is to engage members of Congress, starting in the House of Representatives, to impeach and convict former U.S. Secretary of State Clinton for her crimes and prevent her from accessing any other office in the United States." The veterans-backed Political Action Committee notes that congressional precedent dictates that all cabinet members remain subject to impeachment and disqualification...
  • Hillary Clinton On Her Emails: I Want Them Out, too!

    05/19/2015 1:40:48 PM PDT · by lbryce · 66 replies
    Politico ^ | y JOSH GERSTEIN and GABRIEL DEBENEDETTI
    Hillary Clinton and the State Department on Tuesday insisted they are not slow-walking the public release of her emails during her time as secretary of state, while a federal judge ordered up a plan for a rolling release of the hotly anticipated documents. “Nobody has a bigger interest in getting them released than I do,” Clinton said to reporters in a rare instance of fielding press questions on the campaign trail. The 55,000 pages of emails have become the source of much heartburn, speculation and bureaucratic man-hours since news emerged earlier this year that Clinton used a private email...
  • Hillary's Intricate Web of Lies and Deceit

    05/19/2015 1:29:49 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | May 15, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Let me just tell you, this Hillary Clinton e-mail stuff, I'm just gonna tell you right now, it is so complicated, don't ever, ever think the low-information voter is going to even care, much less try to figure this out. I myself, El Rushbo, blessed with an amazing mind, able to wade through all of the BS and get to the stuff that matters, the stuff between the lines, not even I, ladies and gentlemen, can quickly decipher all of this. It takes study even for someone like me to figure this all out, and then to try to...
  • We Now Know the Truth of Benghazi, But Hillary Clinton Stonewalled So Long, Do People Still Care?

    05/19/2015 1:08:35 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 44 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | May 15, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: There's been a bunch of document dumps lately. We now know, thanks to Judicial Watch and Freedom of Information Act request, we also know the value of stonewalling. We now know everything that there practically is to know about Benghazi. We know enough to know that this country was lied to from beginning to end by Obama and Hillary. But now so much time has gone by that people have lost their emotional reservoir for that. "I mean, Benghazi? Who cares. Come on, Mr. Limbaugh, let's move on." But the fact is they knew about the Benghazi attack 10...
  • Obama Administration Knew that al Qaeda Terrorists Had Planned Benghazi Attack 10 Days in Advance

    05/20/2015 12:56:25 AM PDT · by grundle · 48 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | May 18, 2015
    Full title: Judicial Watch: Defense, State Department Documents Reveal Obama Administration Knew that al Qaeda Terrorists Had Planned Benghazi Attack 10 Days in Advance Administration knew three months before the November 2012 presidential election of ISIS plans to establish a caliphate in Iraq Administration knew of arms being shipped from Benghazi to Syria (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it obtained more than 100 pages of previously classified “Secret” documents from the Department of Defense (DOD)and the Department of State revealing that DOD almost immediately reported that the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi was committed by...
  • Was toppling Libya all about the money?

    05/19/2015 4:39:45 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 22 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 05-19-15 | DrJohn
    In 2011 Barack Obama led from behind a NATO coalition bent on removing Moammar Gaddafi from power in Libya. The removal and death of Gaddafi was, Obama put it, a warning to "iron fisted" rulers everywhere. Syria, Iran and North Korea excepted, of course. Over at Foreign Policy this was hailed as a huge success. "Leading from behind" is an important element of this doctrine. It is no insult to lead but let others feel they too are architects of a plan, to lead without making others feel you are bullying, to lead but do so in a way in...
  • If The Public Knew About Obama's Lies And Cover Ups, Mitt Romney Might Be President"

    05/19/2015 7:43:26 PM PDT · by Former Proud Canadian · 58 replies
    Zerohedge ^ | May 19, 2015 | Tyler Durden
    When it comes to the countless lies of this administration (and that of the next one under Hillary Clinton) one has to just throw in the flag. Days after Seymour Hersh exposed the biggest lie of Obama's first term, a lie which we learned was also facilitated and perpetuated by the CIA as well (the topic of the latest Frontline documentary "How the CIA Helped Make “Zero Dark Thirty”"), we get yet more evidence of the administration's lies this time on a topic dear - and sensitive - for the person who may well be the next US president, Hillary...
  • Obama’s Betrayal of America: Stating, and now Proving, the Obvious

    05/19/2015 6:53:22 PM PDT · by Randall_S · 31 replies
    The American Report ^ | May 19, 2015 | Coalition of Concerned Citizens
    Declassified documents again show what everyone knows deep-down – Obama is on the side of the enemy The crooked, deceitful, and traitorous Obama regime was again revealed on Monday to be lying about what happened in Benghazi, Libya. Documents obtained by Judicial Watch and examined by Fox News prove for all time that the administration was shipping Libyan weapons to Syrian rebels. Note: Those are the same groups of rebels (al Qaeda, ISIS, “moderate rebels,” etc.) who are committing genocide against Christians and destroying humanity’s cultural heritage in ancient Mesopotamia. This is also the reason why Ambassador Christopher Stevens was...
  • Clinton Friend’s Libya Role Blurs Lines of Politics and Business

    05/18/2015 2:16:07 PM PDT · by don-o · 35 replies
    New York Times ^ | May 18, 2015 | NICHOLAS CONFESSORE and MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT
    snip While advising Mrs. Clinton on Libya, Mr. Blumenthal, who had been barred from a State Department job by aides to President Obama, was also employed by her family’s philanthropy, the Clinton Foundation, to help with research, “message guidance” and planning of commemorative events, according to foundation officials. During the same period, he also worked on and off as a paid consultant to Media Matters and American Bridge, organizations that helped lay the groundwork for Mrs. Clinton’s 2016 campaign. Much of the Libya intelligence that Mr. Blumenthal passed on to Mrs. Clinton appears to have come from a group of...
  • Spanish-Language News Network Failed to Disclose Clinton Donation, Lobbying Expenditures

    05/19/2015 2:27:54 AM PDT · by maggief · 26 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | May 19, 2015 | Lachlan Markay
    A U.S. Spanish-language news network that lobbied Hillary Clinton’s State Department on U.S. policies toward Mexico reported on those policies without disclosing its lobbying expenditures and is covering the U.S. presidential election without informing views of its company’s donations to the Clinton Foundation. The network, Azteca America, has employed two Clinton confidantes since late 2008 to lobby the State Department on various initiatives affecting U.S. relations with Mexico, where its parent company is based, during and after Clinton’s tenure at the head of the agency. Mexican parent TV Azteca, a foundation associated with the company, and that foundation’s U.S. counterpart...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Hillary hides from reporters with SECOND secret party of the day (95 MPH escape)

    05/19/2015 2:27:10 AM PDT · by Libloather · 67 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5/19/15 | David Martosko
    EXCLUSIVE: Hillary hides from reporters with SECOND secret party of the day as her security forces race across Iowa at 95 MPH to dodge pursuing journalists For reporters trying to cover the opening months of Hillary Rodham Clinton's second presidential campaign, Waterloo, Iowa might be her Waterloo. On Monday night the Clinton camp held a private campaign party at the home of a wealthy pharmacist in the central Iowa town – a longtime Democratic Party figure – and Daily Mail Online was the only media outlet to make it to the address. Other press outlets can't be faulted, however: Clinton's...
  • Hillary Clinton was paid millions by tech industry for speeches (pay-to-play gets expensive)

    05/19/2015 1:37:49 AM PDT · by Libloather · 12 replies
    Washington Post via MSN ^ | 5/18/15 | Matea Gold, Rosalind S. Helderman, Anu Narayanswamy
    **SNIP** Disclosure documents filed by Hillary Clinton last week revealed that the couple have earned about $25 million for delivering 104 paid speeches since January 2014. While Bill Clinton’s lucrative speaking career since leaving the White House in 2001 has been well documented, the new disclosures offer the first public accounting of Hillary Clinton’s paid addresses since she stepped down as secretary of state. And they illustrate how the Clintons have personally profited by drawing on the same network of supporters who have backed their political campaigns and philanthropic efforts — while those supporters have gained entree to a potential...
  • Clinton Friend’s Memos on Libya Draw Scrutiny to Politics and Business

    05/19/2015 12:50:06 AM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 8 replies
    New York Times ^ | May 18, 2015 | By NICHOLAS CONFESSORE and MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT
    When the Clintons last occupied the White House, Sidney Blumenthal cast himself in varied roles: speechwriter, in-house intellectual and press corps whisperer. Republicans added another, accusing Mr. Blumenthal of spreading gossip to discredit Republican investigators, and forced him to testify during President Bill Clinton’s impeachment trial. Now, as Hillary Rodham Clinton embarks on her second presidential bid, Mr. Blumenthal’s service to the Clintons is again under the spotlight. Representative Trey Gowdy of South Carolina, a Republican who is leading the congressional committee investigating the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, plans to subpoena Mr. Blumenthal, 66, for a private transcribed interview....
  • In Iowa for second visit, Clinton keeps to her low-key, tilt-left strategy

    05/18/2015 11:06:45 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 11 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Robert Costa
    MASON CITY, Iowa — Hillary Rodham Clinton’s appearance here Monday at the home of Dean Genth and Gary Swenson — one of the first gay couples to marry in Iowa — spoke volumes about the political pitch and style of her nascent presidential campaign. Even as a global celebrity and the overwhelming Democratic front-runner, Clinton is doggedly focused at this early stage on highlighting her progressive values and on what she called “people-to-people connections” — aggressive organizing in the state where she placed a disappointing third in the 2008 caucuses. The event — the first of Clinton’s two-day visit —...
  • Hillary Clinton had a second secret e-mail address

    05/18/2015 10:52:17 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 28 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 19, 2015 | Joe Tacopino
    A second secret e-mail address used by Hillary Rodham Clinton while she was secretary of state was revealed Monday. The e-mail address, published by The New York Times, was used in exchanges between Clinton and longtime adviser Sydney Blumenthal, and is from the same private e-mail server that was uncovered earlier this year. “Fyi. The idea of using private security experts to arm the opposition should be considered,” Clinton wrote Blumenthal from the ­e-mail address HRod17@clintonemail.com.
  • Hillary Clinton Paid by Jeb Bush’s Education Company

    05/18/2015 7:49:42 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 19 replies
    The Intercept ^ | 5/18/15 | Lee Fang
    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton received nearly a quarter of a million dollars last year for a speaking engagement on behalf of Academic Partnerships, a for-profit education company in which Jeb Bush held an ownership stake and on whose board he served. Clinton’s newly filed personal financial disclosure shows that she was paid $225,500 on March 24, 2014 by Academic Partnerships. At the invitation-only event in Dallas, Texas, Clinton reportedly said, “today a student doesn’t need to travel to Cambridge, Mass., or Cambridge, England, to get a world-class education.”
  • Hillary Clinton Used Multiple Secret Email Addresses as Secretary of State

    05/18/2015 6:20:18 PM PDT · by lbryce · 28 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | May 18, 2015 | Brent Scher
    Despite past claims by Hillary Clinton that she only used one email address as secretary of state, previously unseen email records show there was at least one other email address in use. The New York Times published new emails that were sent using the private email server set up by Clinton while she was secretary of state, and the Republican National Committee discovered that that multiple emails were sent from the “hrod17@clintonemail.com” address that Clinton’s attorney’s had previously said do not exist. In a letter to Rep. Trey Gowdy (R., S.C.) responding to a subpoena from the Benghazi Select Committee,...
  • NYT: Trey Gowdy to subpoena Sid Blumenthal for Benghazi committee

    05/19/2015 9:39:55 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Hotair ^ | 05/19/2015 | Ed Morrissey
    To quote Wilford Brimley in Absence of Malice: “Wonderful thing, subpoenas.” Don’t set your DVR just yet, as this subpoena will serve as an “invitation” to a closed-door but transcribed hearing. Still, the move to collar longtime Clintonista Sid Blumenthal qualifies as a major development for the Benghazi Select Committee investigation: Representative Trey Gowdy of South Carolina, a Republican who is leading the congressional committee investigating the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, plans to subpoena Mr. Blumenthal, 66, for a private transcribed interview.Mr. Gowdy’s chief interest, according to people briefed on the inquiry, is a series of memos that...
  • Newly Released Documents Indicate Key Hillary Clinton Claim on Emails Was Not True

    05/18/2015 5:51:10 PM PDT · by Jet Jaguar · 35 replies
    The Blaze ^ | May 18, 2015 | Oliver Darcy
    Emails published by the New York Times Monday indicate that Hillary Clinton used more than one private email address during her time as secretary of state, contradicting previous claims from the Democratic presidential contender’s office. Multiple emails show Clinton used account “hrod17@clintonemail.com” while serving in the Obama administration as secretary of state. SNIP Clinton’s attorney, David Kendall, had previously told Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) that that particular address had not “existed during Secretary Clinton’s tenure as Secretary of State.” Another statement from Clinton’s office said she only used one address during her time as secretary of state. “Secretary Clinton used...