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  • Students Demand Arrest of Condi Rice for War Crimes

    04/16/2014 7:31:14 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 55 replies
    April 16, 2014 9:38 AM Students Demand Arrest of Condi Rice for War Crimes By Nathan Harden Self-proclaimed “radical” students at the University of Minnesota are demanding that campus police arrest Condoleezza Rice when she visits campus for a guest lecture tomorrow. Members of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) at UofM accuse the former Secretary of State of “war crimes” and “crimes against humanity.” Julianne Stanford reports the details in her feature story today at The College Fix. According to Stanford, students published an open-letter calling for Rice’s arrest. “The letter goes on to offer a physical description of...
  • Saudis and Their Unhealthy Love of Rice

    04/06/2014 3:58:11 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 60 replies
    Saudi Gazette ^ | Thursday, April 03, 2014 | Talal Al-Qashqari
    I dont know of any other food that harms us more than rice, which despite its many benefits is unhealthy if consumed in large quantities. There are only a few countries in the world whose people eat rice in large quantities like Saudis, and they include people in countries in South Asia and in Japan and Indonesia. But these people eat rice in a healthy way - either boiled or steamed. We, on the other hand, eat rice in an unhealthy way by preparing it in oil, butter or ghee and other unhealthy ingredients, all of which are high in...
  • Condi Rice Blasts Obama on Weakness, Leadership

    03/27/2014 2:38:36 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 10 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | March 27, 2014 | Steven F. Hayes
    Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice accused Barack Obama of dramatically weakening the United States' position in the world, drawing a straight line between Obamas ever-yielding foreign policy and the increasing troubles around the world.
  • Condoleezza Rice urges Republican party to be more inclusive (on immigration - shuddup)

    03/16/2014 8:21:57 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 33 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 3/15/14 | By Laila Kearney 13 hours ago
    Condoleezza Rice finally has broken her public silence, and this long-term Condoleezza Rice supporter is strongly disappointed. Dr. Rice, what are you thinking?
  • Dubai-Based Indian Groom's Wedding Called Off Over 'Wrong' Biryani

    03/14/2014 2:24:31 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 16 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | Friday, March 14, 2014
    =A wedding was called off in the Indian city of Bangalore over serving the wrong biryani (a meat and rice dish). The groom of the wedding that did not happen, works in Dubai. The groom's family wanted to be served mutton/lamb biryani during the wedding. However, they were served chicken biryani and the switch infuriated them, which led to a massive falling out between the two groups and finally the wedding was called off by the fiesty bride, according to a report in The Times of India. The marriage could not take place in the mosque in Bangalore even though...
  • Juan Williams: Treatment of Condi Rice by Rutgers a hateful liberal double standard...

    03/08/2014 8:13:07 AM PST · by Bratch · 51 replies
    Hot Air ^ | MARCH 7, 2014 | ED MORRISSEY
    The rejection of Condoleezza Rice as a commencement speaker at Rutgers by its faculty council wont surprise many Hot Air readers. It doesnt surprise Fox News commentator and generally liberal Juan Williams, buthes not shrugging it off, either. Williams, who has written about the shocking treatment of black conservatives by his supposedly enlightened liberal brethren, makes sure to note this episode as yet another marker in a long arc of hatred and bigotry against African-Americans who dare to challenge liberal orthodoxy even Juan Williams himself: There is a disgraceful double standard amongst liberals, particularly those in academia, in the...
  • 6 Signs That The White House's Susan Rice Is Clueless About Africa

    02/28/2014 9:38:59 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 18 replies
    Forbes ^ | 2-28-2014 | Richard Miniter - OP/ED
    February 28, 2014 6 Signs That The White House's Susan Rice Is Clueless About Africa Richard Miniter Susan Rice said this Sunday she had no regrets about trotting out her flawed Benghazi talking points last year, touching off a predictable storm of controversy.Certainly Rices talking points deserved more scrutiny than they got from reporters. There are simple questions that Rice could have been asked: If the Benghazi attack was a protest that went awry, why did it begin at night? Protests are daylight affairs, where broadcast cameramen can see their signs and banners. Attacks begin at night. And where were...
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 23 February 2014

    02/23/2014 5:34:11 AM PST · by Alas Babylon! · 148 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 23 February 2014 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows February 23rd, 2014 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Sens. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H.; Govs. Scott Walker, R-Wis., and Peter Shumlin, D-Vt.MEET THE PRESS (NBC): National Security Adviser Susan Rice.FACE THE NATION (CBS): Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., Govs. Bobby Jindal, R-La., and Martin O'Malley, D-Md.THIS WEEK (ABC): Former President George W. Bush.STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Govs. Rick Perry, R-Texas, Mike Pence, R-Ind., Dannel Malloy, D-Conn., Jay Nixon D-Mo.
  • China cancels Thailand rice deal amid probe

    02/04/2014 9:11:24 PM PST · by LeoWindhorse · 11 replies
    BBC World News ^ | Feb 4 , 2014 | BBC
    The Ministry of Commerce said the Chinese government pulled out of the the deal to buy 1.2 million tonnes of rice because of an ongoing probe. Thailand's Anti-Corruption Commission is investigating PM Yingluck Shinawatra over a rice purchase policy. The policy has been a factor in the anti-government protests that have sparked Thailand's political crisis. The deal with China would have been the first stage of what the Thai government was hoping to be a larger shipment of rice this year. [ snip ] The rice purchase scheme, introduced by Ms Yingluck's governing Pheu Thai party, has seen the government...
  • Susan Rice Blasts Israel for Criticizing Kerry National Security Advisor says that Israel's

    02/03/2014 10:07:24 PM PST · by Nachum · 28 replies
    inn ^ | 2/3/14 | Elad Benari
    Susan Rice, U.S. President Barack Obamas National Security Advisor, blasted Israel on Monday over its criticism of Secretary of State John Kerrys threats of a boycott should peace talks with the Palestinian Authority (PA) fail. In a series of posts on her Twitter accounts, Rice said, Personal attacks in Israel directed at Sec Kerry totally unfounded and unacceptable. John Kerrys record of support for Israels security and prosperity rock solid, she wrote, adding, POTUS and Sec Kerry remain committed to negotiations that can secure Israeli and Palestinian futures. Her last tweet read, U.S. Govt [sic] has been clear and consistent...
  • New York Times Sets Benghazi Record Straight

    01/02/2014 5:34:25 AM PST · by Samuccaya777 · 21 replies
    The Darwin Papers ^ | 12/29/13 | James Foard
    New York Times Sets Benghazi Record Straight NEWS FLASH! 12/29/2013 Contrary to what had previously been reported, The New York Times has uncovered startling new evidence that the September 11, 2012 attacks on the U.S. compound in Libya that claimed the lives of Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three others was not the result of a carefully planned terrorist attack, but was instead a "spontaneous reaction" to an obscure YouTube video. This shocking new development came to light after months of careful research by Time's reporters who were suspicious of initial reports by the Interim President of Lybia, Mohammed Magarief, that...
  • I wonder who's Kissinger now? Rice does Benghazi dodge

    12/31/2013 8:37:16 AM PST · by luke1825 · 16 replies
    Lowell Sun ^ | December 31, 2013 | Peter Lucas
    She may occupy his old office in the White House, but Susan Rice is no Henry Kissinger, not by a long shot. Rice, who is President Barack Obama's national-security adviser, is known as the person who appeared on five Sunday morning television news shows days after the planned, deadly attack on Americans in Benghazi, to push the lie that the attack was a spontaneous uprising based on a video. It was an attempt by the administration to hide the fact that the attack, which took the lives of U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans, was a planned Islamist...
  • Enemy of the Year 2013

    12/27/2013 3:23:08 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 9 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | 12-27-13 | Enemy Central
    Close your eyes and guess real, real hard. We all know who he is, he knows damn well we know, at some level he actually agrees. Self-pity is the only thing he still has going for him. Hes managed to deprive the U.S. even of this last bit of suspense. His one expressed hope is that we will honor precedent and defer our call until after the 2014 elections, as if that would change anything. As he sees it, if he repeats as Enemy of the Year a year from now, it at least wont be recorded as a twofer....
  • Susan Rice Defends James Clapper And The Indefensible

    12/23/2013 6:02:05 PM PST · by jazusamo · 19 replies
    Investors.com ^ | December 23, 2013 | IBD Editorial
    NSA Spying: The diplomat who blamed four American deaths in Benghazi on a video claims the denials by the director of national intelligence of blanket surveillance of Americans were inadvertent false representations. It might have been slightly more credible had Pajama Boy appeared on CBS' "60 Minutes" broadcast on Sunday instead of Susan Rice. The current national security adviser and former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations participated in a puff piece that might have been an episode of, "Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Grader?" For viewers, it was deja vu all over again. Rice went on five Sunday...
  • Susan Rice: No Successful Attacks on U.S. Homeland Since 9/11

    12/23/2013 4:11:24 PM PST · by Zakeet · 36 replies
    National Review ^ | December 23, 2013 | Jim Geraghty
    From 60 Minutes last night: Susan Rice: Lesley, its been worth what weve done to protect the United States. And the fact that we have not had a successful attack on our homeland since 9/11 should not be diminished. But that does not mean that everything were doing as of the present ought to be done the same way in the future.
  • Rice: No time to think about Benghazi 'false controversy'

    12/23/2013 7:44:20 AM PST · by Libloather · 98 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/23/13 | Peter Sullivan
    National Security Advisor Susan Rice expressed no regrets over her interviews following the assault on the American consolate in Benghazi, Libya, saying she does not have time to think about an issue blown out of proportion. [WATCH VIDEO] I dont have time to think about a false controversy, Rice said in an interview that aired Sunday night on CBSs 60 Minutes. In the midst of all of the swirl about things like talking points, the administrations been working very, very hard across the globe to review our security of our embassies and our facilities. Thats what we ought to be...
  • The ObamaCare Black Hole

    10/22/2013 11:19:18 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 59 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 23, 2013 | J.R. Dunn
    One thing that the past few weeks have accomplished is the total destruction of Obama's "towering intellect" persona.This is one the standard lenses through which Obama is viewed, with differing but complimentary angles from each end of the spectrum: the liberal "reigning intellect of his age" as opposed to the conservative "master chess player with a plan for destruction."The basis of Obama's reputation for intellectual superiority lies in a mixture of Democratic propaganda and PC indoctrination. The Democratic stance has been steadily maintained for years and prevails in some circles impervious to embarrassment or shame. Obama was an Ivy-league man!...
  • CNN does 12 minute interview with Susan Rice; Number of Benghazi mentions: 0

    09/29/2013 9:22:55 AM PDT · by Nachum · 16 replies
    Michelle Malkin ^ | 9/29/13 | Doug Powers
    This morning, CNNs Fareed Zakaria interviewed Susan Rice for 12 minutes and never once mentioned or asked about her role in continuing to push the it was the video lie days after it was clear Benghazi was a premeditated terrorist attack. Noel Sheppard at Newsbusters:
  • Corn Prices To Soar As Chinese Imports Increase Ninefold Compared To Official Projections

    02/06/2011 9:39:48 PM PST · by FromLori · 125 replies
    ZeroHedge ^ | 2/6/2011 | Tyler Durden
    Cotton, wheat, rice, and now corn. If revised Chinese import estimates by the US Grain Council are even remotely correct, look for corn prices of $6.80 a bushel at last check to jump by at least 15% in a very short amount of time. As the FT reports, "Corn prices and with them, the price of meat are set to explode if the latest import estimates from China are correct. The US Grain Council, the industry body, said late on Thursday that it has received information pointing to Chinese imports as high as 9m tonnes in 2011-12, up...
  • Rice: U.S. Action on Syria 'A Message to Iran': Susan Rice explains that action against Syria

    09/09/2013 4:34:10 PM PDT · by Nachum · 32 replies
    inn ^ | 9/9/13 | Kochava Rozenbaum
    White House national security adviser Susan Rice clarified on Monday that any U.S. military action against the Syrian regime is in part aimed to send a message to its ally Iran over its nuclear operation, Al-Arabiya reported. Rices remarks at the New America Foundation think tank are part of a public effort by the White House to build support in order for Congress to authorize President Barack Obama to use military action against Syria. Rice also said that the U.S. is morally bound to respond to Syrian President Bashar al-Assads use of chemical weapons against its own people since it...
  • Rice takes to Twitter to bolster argument for intervention in Syria

    08/31/2013 10:36:47 AM PDT · by BarnacleCenturion · 15 replies
    thehill.com ^ | 08/31/13 | Kyle Balluck
    National Security Adviser Susan Rice took to Twitter Saturday morning to bolster the White House's case for military strikes against Syria to prevent "attacks on innocents using world's most heinous weapons." Rice repeated Secretary of State John Kerry's comments on Friday that the evidence is clear that Syrian President Bashar Assad's government was responsible for chemical weapons (CW) attacks last month in the suburbs of Damascus.
  • Golden Rice, Green Idiocy

    08/28/2013 9:57:18 AM PDT · by JerseyanExile · 14 replies
    The American Interest ^ | August 26, 2013 | Walter Russell Mead
    On August 8th, 400 protesters ripped out seedlings of a new genetically modified plant called golden rice at a testing ground in the Philippines. Genes from bacteria and corn have been added to the rice to make it a source of vitamin A. Vitamin A deficiency can lead to blindness and weakens the immune system, contributing to 2 million deaths every year. (Golden rice is being developed by a non-profit organization, not Monsanto.) As the Philippine government prepares to rule on whether or not to allow farmers to grow the wonder-crop, the anti-GMO movement is digging itself in for...
  • Obama Not Informed of Extent of Egyptian Violence Until August 15

    08/17/2013 9:23:16 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 61 replies
    Breitbart Big Peace ^ | 8-17-13 | AWR Hawkins
    The Washington Examiner is reporting that Obama "apparently" did not know about the extent of the violence in Egypt until National Security Adviser Susan Rice informed him of it on August 15. CNN's Jack Tapper reported that the violence that has filled world news outlets for two days and has resulted in hundreds of deaths is just now reaching the president via the individual who infamously blamed Benghazi on a YouTube video.
  • Kerry tells US Jewish leaders he fears for Israels future if no peace deal

    08/09/2013 6:39:58 PM PDT · by haffast · 57 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | August 9, 2013, 6:34 am | Rebecca Shimoni Stoil
    Secretary of State John Kerry and an elite US diplomatic team met with a small group of American Jewish leaders at the White House Thursday night to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks that resumed last month. edit Kerry told the leaders that one of the lynchpins of the current peace process is the separation of Israels security assurances from the general negotiations, assurances he said would be guaranteed in a separate agreement with the US. The security track is being worked out under the auspices of retired Marine Corps general John Allen, who is currently Defense Secretary Chuck Hagels special...
  • Was 0 A Good Year?

    06/22/2003 8:55:04 AM PDT · by blam · 16 replies · 222+ views
    IOL ^ | 6-21-2003
    Was 0 a good year? June 21 2003 at 09:45AM Beijing - Aged wines don't get much older than this. Archaeologists in western China discovered five earthenware jars of 2 000-year-old rice wine in an ancient tomb and its bouquet was still strong enough to perk up the nose, the official Xinhua News Agency reported Saturday. Xinhua said five litres of the almost clear blue-tinged liquor was found, enough to allow researchers their best opportunity yet to study ancient distilling techniques. Archaeologist Sun Fuzhi was quoted saying the tomb dated from the early Western Han dynasty, which held sway over...
  • WashPost Plays 'Hide the Benghazi' In Its Front-page Susan Rice Promotion Story

    06/06/2013 2:27:06 PM PDT · by Nachum · 3 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 6/6/13 | Tim Graham
    The Washington Post played a game of Hide the Benghazi in its front-page story on Obama nominating Susan Rice to be the new National Security Adviser. The headline beat around the bush: Obama signals new approach on national security: A Bigger U.S. Role Abroad. In shuffle, Rice replaces Donilon as adviser. Reporter Scott Wilson announced a major shuffle and an ideological shift (lets guess toward more humanitarian intervention). But youd have to wait until paragraph twenty-two for the B-word: But months later, Rice watched as the aftermath of the Libyan intervention upset her career.
  • Israel to keep new US security adviser busy (Susan Rice, Samantha Power)

    06/06/2013 11:01:26 AM PDT · by haffast · 6 replies
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | 06/05/2013 19:59 | JTA
    Susan Rice has said that a huge portion of her work at the United Nations was defending Israels legitimacy. Her new job will likely be no less Israel-centric. snip Rice has scored mostly high marks from Jewish groups for her defense of Israel at the United Nations, although right-wing groups were furious with her in 2011 when she condemned Israels West Bank settlement policies. She did so even as she cast a Security Council veto that nullified a resolution condemning the settlements. In her new job, Rice isnt likely to get an Israel break particularly with Secretary of State...
  • Fox Analyst: Obama Elevated Susan Rice To Position Where She Doesnt Have To Testify On Benghazi

    06/05/2013 8:44:53 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 86 replies
    Mediaite ^ | Wednesday June 5, 2013
    On Wednesday, Kathleen Troia K.T. McFarland, a former national security aide to Presidents Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, and Ronald Reagan, claimed that United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice is being promoted to National Security Advisor in order to shield her from congressional scrutiny over her role in the response to the Benghazi attacks. I figure that was the payback for Benghazi, McFarland said of Rices promotion to NSA on Wednesday. The fact that she carried the administrations water carried it very badly, I might say but carried it. [...] Obviously, they have a close, personal relationship, noted Fox News...
  • Benghazi Cover-Up: The Bribe. The Lie. The Payoff.

    06/05/2013 11:40:18 AM PDT · by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost · 18 replies
    http://www.freerepublic.com ^ | June 05, 2013 | GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
  • U.N. Ambassador Rice Helped Thwart Bin Laden Capture

    06/05/2013 8:09:38 AM PDT · by Deo volente · 11 replies
    Investors.com ^ | November 21, 2012
    As we mentioned in an earlier editorial about her possible appointment as secretary of state, "In 1996, while serving as assistant secretary of state for African affairs under former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, Rice helped persuade President Clinton to rebuff Sudan's offer to turn Osama bin Laden, who was then living there, over to U.S. authorities." Richard Miniter, author of the book "Losing bin Laden," told World Magazine in 2003 that Rice played a primary role in scuttling the deal in which Sudan could have turned over bin Laden to the U.S.
  • Breaking: Obama's national security adviser to resign, Rice to step in

    06/05/2013 4:23:47 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 10 replies
    CNN ^ | June 5, 2013 | Jessica Yellin
    (CNN) Susan Rice, United States ambassador to the United Nations, will replace Tom Donilon as President Barack Obama's national security adviser
  • AP source: Tom Donilon resigns as Obama national security adviser, Susan Rice to take over

    06/05/2013 4:25:12 AM PDT · by napscoordinator · 134 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | June 5, 2013 | AP
    WASHINGTON A White House official says Tom Donilon is resigning as President Barack Obamas national security adviser and will be replaced by Susan Rice. Rice is currently the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. She has been harshly criticized by Republicans for her initial accounting of the attacks on a U.S. compound in Benghazi, Libya, which later proved to be incorrect.
  • The Documented Lies: Benghazi What difference does it make?

    06/03/2013 4:57:12 PM PDT · by real_patriotic_american · 18 replies
    The Glenn Beck Program ^ | June 3, 2013 | Glenn Beck
    Susan Rice: Our current best assessment based on the information that we have at present is that, in fact, what this began as was a spontaneous, not a premeditated response to what had transpired in Cairo. President Obama: What we do know is that the natural protests that arose because of the outrage over the video were used as an excuse by extremists to see if they can also directly harm U.S. interests. Jay Carney: It is in response not to United States policy, not to obviously the administration, not to the American people. It is in response to a...
  • Republicans owe Rice An Apology On Benghazi, Obama Adviser Says

    05/19/2013 12:41:44 PM PDT · by blam · 64 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5-19-2013 | Fox News
    Republicans owe Rice An Apology On Benghazi, Obama Adviser Says May 19, 2013 FoxNews.com (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews) (A2012) WASHINGTON White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer said Sunday Republicans owe Susan Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, an apology for alleging she played a part in formulating the White Houses response to the attacks in Benghazi, Libya, last year that killed four Americans. Pfeiffer said on ABCs This Week that the release of more than 100 pages of Benghazi emails and notes show beyond a shadow of the doubt that accusations she tried to change the narrative of...
  • CIA Before Rice Went on Talk Shows:Attacks "Linked to Ansar al-Sharia," Al-Qaeda;Rice Knowingly Lied

    05/15/2013 4:03:43 PM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 6 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 5/15/13 | Aurelius
    Susan Rice went on Sunday talk shows on September 16, 2012 to proclaim that there was no evidence linking the attacks in Benghazi to terrorism... She told ABC on September 16 (emphasis mine): "But our current best assessment, based on the information that we have at present, is that, in fact, what this began as, it was a spontaneous not a premeditated response to what had transpired in Cairo. In Cairo, as you know, a few hours earlier, there was a violent protest that was undertaken in reaction to this very offensive video that was disseminated." And she...
  • Obama thinks liberals are stupid

    05/14/2013 10:41:55 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 32 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 5-14-2013 | Sally Zelikovsky
    Hey, liberals! Obama thinks you are stupid. Yeah, he really does. He knew Benghazi was terrorism before he didn't know it was terrorism. Addressing a question about Benghazi in his press conference Monday, May 13, 2013, Obama's "logic" really made an impression: "The Day after it happened I acknowledged that this was an act of terrorism." "What we have been very clear about throughout, was that immediately after this event had happened we were not clear who exactly had carried it out, how it had occurred, what the motivations were. It happened at the same time we had seen attacks...
  • BREAKING: Saudi Arabian Arrested At Detroit Airport With Pressure Cooker

    05/13/2013 10:07:25 AM PDT · by redreno · 121 replies
    www.theyeshivaworld.com ^ | 05/13/2013 | unknown
    Federal agents arrested a Saudi Arabian traveler who arrived at Detroit Metropolitan Airport with a pressure cooker, a key component used in the Boston Marathon bombings last month. Hussain Al Kwawahir will be arraigned at 1 p.m. in federal court for allegedly using an altered passport and lying to a Customs and Border Protection Agent about the pressure cooker.
  • FLASHBACK: US spends $70,000 on Pakistan ad denouncing anti-Muslim film

    05/13/2013 11:28:19 AM PDT · by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears · 14 replies
    NBC News ^ | September 20, 2012 | NBC News
    The U.S. has bought $70,000 worth of air time on seven Pakistani television channels to air an ad showing President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton denouncing the anti-Islamic video that has sparked violent protests in the Middle East and North Africa. In the 30-second ad that began running Thursday, Obama says, "Since our founding the United States has been a nation that respects all faiths. We reject all efforts to denigrate religious beliefs of others."
  • ABC: Petraeus called final Benghazi talking points useless the day before Rices full Ginsburg

    05/12/2013 10:03:58 AM PDT · by Nachum · 51 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 5/12/13 | Ed Morrissey
    One of the mysteries in the Benghazi scandal has been the role of David Petraeus, who was then the Director of the CIA but was forced to resign in a personal scandal shortly thereafter. While the White House and State Department tried to cobble together talking points to explain away the terrorist attack that took four American lives, what did Petraeus do? According to new information reported for the first time by Jonathan Karl on ABC News This Week earlier this morning, Petraeus rejected the final version as useless
  • Benghazi Whistleblower: I Was Demoted After Questioning Susan Rices Talking Points

    05/08/2013 9:59:10 PM PDT · by Nachum · 26 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 5/8/13 | Madeleine Morgenstern
    A former top U.S. diplomat in Libya said he was effectively demoted after questioning United Nations Ambassador Susan Rices explanation that the deadly Benghazi attack was the result of a protest over a video. Gregory Hicks, the former deputy chief of mission under slain Ambassador Christopher Stevens, now holds the title of foreign affairs officer in the Office of Global Intergovernmental Affairs an almost catch-all designation. Ive been effectively demoted from deputy chief of mission, Hicks said. He testified to members of the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday that he was stunned and embarrassed upon hearing Rice blame an...
  • Biden: When [Susan Rice] speaksno one wonders whether or not shes speaking for the President

    05/08/2013 3:38:49 PM PDT · by Mozilla · 16 replies
    Red Alert Politics ^ | 5/8/13 | Kelsey Osterman
    U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Susan Rice speaks for President Obama, as Vice President Joe Biden pointed out on Tuesday night. But what was surely intended to be a nice pat on the back for the ambassador has created an awkward position for the administration in regard to the Benghazi attacks. [Rice] also has the absolute, total, complete confidence of the president of the United States of America, Biden said, as POLITICO reported. So when she speaks, when she speaks in the discordant world we reside in right now, no one wonders, no one wonders, whether or not shes...
  • Obamas Benghazi Propagandist

    05/08/2013 5:35:25 AM PDT · by SJackson · 20 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | May 8, 2013 | Matthew Vadum
    - FrontPage Magazine - http://frontpagemag.com - Obama’s Benghazi PropagandistPosted By Matthew Vadum On May 8, 2013 @ 12:56 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 4 Comments A young White House speechwriter may be responsible for concocting the official lies about last September’s deadly terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya.The Obama administration’s rapidly unravelling narrative about what happened at the U.S. consulate in Libya’s second-largest city may have been cooked up by creative writer Ben Rhodes, the president’s 30-something Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications and Speechwriting.The origin of the administration’s desperate election-season fabrications may come up today as a congressional committee...
  • Report: US special forces blocked during Benghazi attack, told you dont have authority to go

    05/06/2013 11:02:20 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 34 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 5-6-2013 | Vince Coglianese
    Full title - "Report: Nearby US special forces blocked during Benghazi attack, told you dont have authority to go" As the Sept. 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate and CIA annex in Benghazi, Libya raged on for more than seven hours, a team of U.S. special forces in Tripoli was blocked from flying in to attempt a rescue, according to a top American diplomat who was in the region. In previously secret testimony given by Gregory Hicks the deputy chief of mission at the U.S. Embassy in Libya to congressional investigators last month, Hicks revealed two possible...
  • DEVASTATING! CBS Publishes Benghazi Investigation Pummels Administration

    05/05/2013 5:24:41 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 291 replies
    thegatewaypundit.com ^ | 5-5-2013 | Jim Hoft
    CBS released information on the Benghazi 9-11 massacre today that could potentially bring down the Obama Administration. Buried in their report (down in paragraph eight) CBS reported, Throughout the night, sources say Americans on the ground in Libya at times felt helpless and abandoned But they were told immediate help wasnt available. But, counterterrorism sources and internal emails reviewed by CBS News express frustration that key responders were ready to deploy, but were not called upon to help. CBS reported: Throughout the night, sources say Americans on the ground in Libya at times felt helpless and abandoned. We relied on...
  • Bob Schieffer highlighting Benghazi truths

    05/05/2013 7:49:01 AM PDT · by duckworth · 77 replies
    http://www.cbsnews.com/face-the-nation/
  • The Complete Benghazi Timeline in Spreadsheet Format

    05/04/2013 10:01:25 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 38 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 5-4-2013 | Thomas Lifson
    The evidence of a cover-up is becoming clear, thanks to information recently released about what happened at Benghazi. Doug Ross of Director Blue has pulled together information from Stephen Hayes and the House Oversight Committee that leads to, in his words, "four inescapable conclusions": a) Hillary Clinton lied under oath to Congress. b) Barack Obama went to sleep knowing that a U.S. Ambassador and other Americans were under terrorist attack. c) Barack Obama awoke refreshed the next day to begin fundraising. d) The entire Executive Branch lied repeatedly to the American people to save Obama's chances for reelection. Here's the...
  • Benghazi was a "Long Time Ago" -- But We Can Still Blame Everything on Bush?

    05/02/2013 11:39:55 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 14 replies
    RushLimbaugh.com ^ | 5-2-2013 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: So Benghazi, that's "a long time ago." "Benghazi happened a long time ago." I mean, why is everybody bringing that up now? Yet everything remains the fault of George W. Bush. From the Weekly Standard: "White House spokesman Jay Carney said in response to a question about the September 11, 2012 Benghazi terror attack that it 'happened a long time ago.' 'Let's be clear,' said Carney. "'Benghazi happened a long time ago. We are unaware of any agency blocking an employee who would like to appear before Congress to provide information related to Benghazi.'" Really? See, this...
  • EXPLOSIVE REPORT: FORCES WERE AVAILABLE TO HELP AMERICANS UNDER ATTACK IN BENGHAZI

    04/29/2013 6:26:39 PM PDT · by crosslink · 315 replies
    The blaze ^ | 4-29-2013 | Jason Howerton
    The U.S. government had the ability to react and respond to the Benghazi terrorist attack and could have had forces on the ground before the second wave of the assault began, a special operator with knowledge of the response told Fox News in an exclusive interview. Due to the explosive nature of his allegations, the special ops member asked to remain anonymous. I know for a fact that C 110 the UComm CIF was doing a training exercise, not in the region of northern Africa, but in Europe. And they had the ability to react and respond, he told Fox...
  • A Rhodes-style China scholarship - ($300 Million)

    04/21/2013 8:00:05 PM PDT · by haffast · 4 replies
    The Hindu ^ | April 22, 2013 | Keith Bradsher
    The private-equity tycoon Stephen A. Schwarzman, backed by an array of mostly western blue-chip companies with interests in China, is creating a $300 million scholarship for study in China that he hopes will rival the Rhodes scholarship in prestige and influence. The programme, whose endowment represents one of the largest single gifts to education in the world and one of the largest philanthropic gifts ever in China, was announced by Mr. Schwarzman in Beijing on Sunday. The Schwarzman Scholars programme will pay all expenses for 200 students each year from around the world for a one-year masters programme at Tsinghua...
  • India's rice revolution

    03/18/2013 11:44:07 PM PDT · by JerseyanExile · 13 replies
    The Guardian ^ | February 16, 2013 | John Vidal
    Sumant Kumar was overjoyed when he harvested his rice last year. There had been good rains in his village of Darveshpura in north-east India and he knew he could improve on the four or five tonnes per hectare that he usually managed. But every stalk he cut on his paddy field near the bank of the Sakri river seemed to weigh heavier than usual, every grain of rice was bigger and when his crop was weighed on the old village scales, even Kumar was shocked. This was not six or even 10 or 20 tonnes. Kumar, a shy young farmer...