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  • Top General John Kelly (Marines) Says Mexico Border Security Now ‘Existential’ Threat to U.S.

    07/23/2014 4:32:59 AM PDT · by dennisw · 79 replies
    defenseone ^ | July 5, 2014 | Molly O'Toole
    A top United States general in charge of protecting the southern border says he’s been unable to combat the steady flow of illegal drugs, weapons and people from Central America, and is looking to Congress for urgent help. Marine Corps Gen. John Kelly, commander of U.S. Southern Command, has asked Congress this year for more money, drones and ships for his mission – a request unlikely to be met. Since October, an influx of nearly 100,000 migrants has made the dangerous journey north from Latin America to the United States border. Most are children, and three-quarters of the unaccompanied minors...
  • The Blaze To Expose John McCain Benghazi Involvement

    04/30/2014 9:53:21 AM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 68 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 4/30/14 | N/A
    The Blaze's Investigative Reporting Show "For the Record" has been investigating Benghazi for a year. The hour long special will air tonight on The Blaze TV. Today, on The Blaze Instagram, they have been dropping hints that John McCain may be involved somehow. Link 1 Link 2 Link 3 Link 4
  • Emails on Benghazi show aides’ effort to make Obama look ‘statesmanlike’

    04/30/2014 6:57:46 AM PDT · by bryan999 · 19 replies
    A clutch of newly released White House emails provides the clearest evidence to date that top presidential aides sought to use anti-American protests sweeping across the Middle East in 2012 — as well as the aftermath of the Benghazi terrorist attack — to push an image of President Obama’s foreign policy as “steady and statesmanlike,” just weeks before his re-election. In one of the emails — written just hours after a top CIA official warned the White House that the Benghazi attack might not have been inspired by the Internet video that had triggered protests in Egypt, Yemen and other...
  • Cantor's Ex-Chief of Staff Helped McAuliffe to Victory

    11/06/2013 2:13:03 AM PST · by markomalley · 25 replies
    Big Government ^ | 11/5/2013 | MATTHEW BOYLE
    The ex-chief of staff for House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) helped Democrat Terry McAuliffe beat Republican Ken Cuccinelli in Virginia’s gubernatorial election race.Boyd Marcus, the chief of staff for Cantor until 2003—who later teamed with another GOP operative Ray Allen to found the firm Marcus Allen, which Cantor employed until earlier this year—joined the McAuliffe campaign after Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling, with whom Marcus campaigned, did not win the GOP nominee in Virginia.“I was looking at the candidates, and I saw Terry McAuliffe as the guy who will work with everybody to get things done,” Marcus told the...
  • Yep, Obama Is Arming Muslim Jihadists

    09/25/2013 8:22:45 PM PDT · by SatinDoll · 11 replies
    The Market-ticker ^ | Sept. 25, 2013 | Karl Deninger
    Maybe its incompetence or maybe it's something more, but in the end does it really matter when dead is dead? According to State Department and military sources, dozens of highly armored vehicles called GMV's, provided by the United States, are now missing. The vehicles feature GPS navigation as well as various sets of weapon mounts and can be outfitted with smoke-grenade launchers. U.S. Special Forces undergo significant training to operate these vehicles. Fox News is told the vehicles provided to the Libyans are now gone. Along with the GMV's, hundreds of weapons are now missing, including roughly 100 Glock pistols...
  • Obama and Hillary’s Gunrunning Benghazi aftermath: Libya on the verge of implosion

    05/14/2013 12:27:03 PM PDT · by opentalk · 18 replies
    Canada Freepress ^ | May 14, 2013 | Marinka Peschmann
    Libya is rapidly deteriorating and could fall into bloody chaos at any moment. When Ambassador Christopher Stevens, under orders from the Obama-Clinton regime, first arrived in Libya he came by boat with approximately 80 Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) people and contractors. Their mission was to topple Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi supposedly for humanitarian purposes. They accomplished their task by arming, aligning and coordinating with the “rebels”, who turned out to be Jihadists and Islamic militants. The rebel’s top military commander, Abdelhakim Belhadj, for example, was the emir to an al Qaeda affiliate called Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG). Belhadj was...
  • Obama Has Won! Is Civil War Inevitable?

    05/11/2013 7:17:28 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 86 replies
    Clash Daily ^ | May 10, 2013 | Skip Coryell
    Some of you are already shaking your head and arguing with my headline. I can hear the conservative craniums rattling all across America’s fruited plains, her mountain’s majesty, and from sea to shining sea. Let me clarify my title. Let’s start with the first half: Obama Has Won! But you scream back angrily at me, “NO he hasn’t! He didn’t win! We’ll never admit defeat!” Good for you. I appreciate and respect your patriotism and tenacity. Unfortunately, you’re wrong. There’s no denying that one. He was re-elected, and he’s achieved every goal he set out to win short of disarming...
  • Benghazi Can Be Summed Up In Three Two-Word Sentences

    05/09/2013 11:25:22 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 17 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 5-9-13 | The Looking Spoon
    Made this for sharing on Facebook and elsewhere...
  • Benghazi: A Coverup Laid Bare --( House hearing with Whistleblowers )

    05/09/2013 10:36:36 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 37 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | - May 9, 2013 | By Tom Bevan
    Thanks to House Republicans, Americans finally got to hear from the State Department officials the Obama administration never wanted to testify. They are now called “whistleblowers,” but that’s only because their accounts of what really happened in Libya on Sept. 11, 2012, were buried by the administration, apparently in the furtherance of Democrats’ election-year imperatives.Soon after the testimony, Democratic office-holders took to the airwaves and the internet to assure liberal loyalists that there was nothing really “new” here. Republicans, by contrast, trumpeted the accounts of Gregory Hicks, Eric Nordstrom, and Mark Thompson before the House Oversight Committee as proof that...
  • Benghazi Ghosts Haunt White House

    05/07/2013 6:46:46 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 7, 2013 | Mona Charen
    My iPhone buzzes on a regular basis with "news alerts" from Politico, The Hill and other sources. Politico provides breathless, this-cannot-wait-till-you-get-to-your desk "breaking news" sirens on every hiccup emanating from the White House. On April 22, for example, the news flash permitted me to learn without delay that "President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will on Thursday attend a memorial service for the victims of last week's explosion in West, Texas." When three career employees of the State Department announced their intention to testify before Congress -- contradicting the Obama administration's carefully constructed storyline about events in Benghazi,...
  • U.S. Military in Tripoli Ordered Not to Go to Benghazi

    05/06/2013 11:48:29 AM PDT · by don-o · 56 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | May 6, 2013 | STEPHEN F. HAYESW
    In the hours that followed, Hicks says, the Libyan military agreed to fly a C-130 from Tripoli to Benghazi in the early morning hours of September 12 – a flight that was to include a second team of Special Operations soldiers – dispatched from the Libyan capital to join a team sent earlier to Benghazi. But as those reinforcements were leaving for the flight, they were told to stand down. Hicks received the news in an early morning phone call from a top military commander in the region. “So Lieutenant Colonel Gibson, who is the SOCAFRICA commander, his team, you...
  • Benghazi witness: US military response could have 'scared' off attackers, prevented mortar strike

    05/06/2013 11:40:39 AM PDT · by Nachum · 26 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/6/13 | Staff
    The U.S. military could have prevented one wave of the deadly attack on American personnel in Benghazi if fighter jets had been promptly deployed, a top diplomatic official who was in Benghazi during the Sept. 11 assault told congressional investigators. The account, contained in a transcript obtained by Fox News, was given by Gregory Hicks during an interview last month with the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Hicks, a whistle-blower who is preparing to testify Wednesday before that committee, was deputy chief of mission at the U.S. Embassy in Libya -- after Ambassador Chris Stevens
  • Iran’s Ahmadinejad entices Egypt into alliance

    02/07/2013 7:48:22 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 12 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 7, 2013 4:54 PM EST | Hamza Hendawi
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad tried Thursday to entice Egypt into a new alliance that could reshape the turbulent Middle East, speaking of forging “comprehensive” and “unfettered” relations after decades of distrust. A warming of ties between the two regional heavyweights could have uncomfortable repercussions for the U.S. and its wealthy Gulf allies, giving Iran a foothold to spread its influence in Egypt. In turn, Egypt could gain an avenue to influence the fate of Syria, a key ally of Iran, as well as economic benefits. … Ahmadinejad’s visit is the first by an Iranian president in 30 years and he...
  • OBAMA COMMITS TREASON BY ARMING EGYPT'S ANTI-AMERICAN DICTATORSHIP

    02/06/2013 12:22:54 AM PST · by TheSentry · 13 replies
    The Last Resistance ^ | Dec. 29th, 2012 | Staff
    _Obama Commits Treason By Arming Egypt’s Anti-American Dictatorship_ The Last Resistance [www.lastresistance.com] * Why would a US president continue to push to give billions of dollars in aid and to supply arms to a nation whose regime has declared that America and its ally Israel are mortal enemies that should be destroyed? And why would that same president who wants to arm our enemies want to disarm American citizens? Obama helped the Muslim Brotherhood, a known militant and radical Islamic group, to overthrow the government of Egypt. He supported the election of Morsi as Egypt’s new president, even when...
  • Egypt: Iran’s Ahmadinejad to visit Cairo this week

    02/04/2013 9:09:03 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 6 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 4, 2013 3:25 PM EST
    Egypt’s foreign minister says Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will visit Cairo this week, marking the first visit to Egypt by an Iranian leader in decades. … Iran and Egypt, both regional heavyweights, once had strong ties. Diplomatic relations deteriorated after the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran and Egypt’s peace treaty with Israel. Relations remained cold until Egypt’s 2011 uprising. …
  • Senate Republicans Arm the Brotherhood

    02/03/2013 6:22:58 AM PST · by Servant of the Cross · 3 replies
    National Review ^ | 2/2/2013 | Andrew C. McCarthy
    Nearly two-thirds of them voted to give weapons to the Egyptian government. I’m done grumbling about how President Obama is empowering America’s enemies. After all, it is not just Obama. When it comes to abetting the Muslim Brotherhood, Republicans are right there with him. Not all of them, of course. This week, for example, Senator Rand Paul proposed an amendment that would have prohibited our government from transferring F-16 aircraft and Abrams tanks to Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood–dominated government. This lunatic plan is not just an Obama initiative. It is also a GOP brainstorm — of a piece with 2011’s Libya...
  • What did Republicans win in the immigration deal? (No guarantee on border security!!)

    01/28/2013 11:46:05 AM PST · by Bigtigermike · 57 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Monday January 28, 2013 | Greg Sargent
    It’s has been widely assumed this morning by some immigration advocates (and by yours truly, too) that the new immigration reform plan’s process of citizenship for the country’s 11 million undocumented immigrants is contingent on a commission of Southwestern officials declaring the border secure. Not true. I’ve now got clarification from Senate staff working on the bill, and it turns out that the enforcement commission’s judgments will only be advisory, and are entirely nonbinding. Congress’ actions will not be dictated by what this commission concludes; neither will actions taken by the Department of Homeland Security. The citizenship process will be...
  • A petition to stop the transfer of F16s to Egypt and the Muslim Bros. (petition at Whitehouse.gov).

    01/23/2013 2:35:02 AM PST · by FreedomFighter1013 · 25 replies
    Whitehouse.gov ^ | 1/03/2013 | Greg C.
    Egypt's president is a current member of the Muslim Brotherhood. The Muslim Brotherhood is the ideological parent of Al Queda and other violent Jihadist groups waging war against the U.S. in particular and the West in general. As recently as 2010, President Morsi labelled Jews as "descendants of apes and pigs." The current administration rightly called those remarks "deeply offensive." We have no reason to believe Mr. Morsi does not still hold those beliefs, protestations to the contrary notwithstanding. He has recalled no transformative event which caused him to change his thinking. Thus, Egypt's Morsi should not receive any more...
  • Easy to Prove the Administration Lied about Benghazi Attack

    11/17/2012 10:16:52 AM PST · by DeprogramLiberalism · 45 replies
    Deprogramming Liberalism ^ | November 17/12 | Jim Autio
    Congressional committees and hearings are not necessary to prove without doubt that the administration deliberately lied when it attributed the Benghazi consulate attack solely to demonstrators. A simple Google search for September 11-12 brings up dozens of media reports indicating that at the very least an organized attack took advantage of a possible demonstration as cover (we now know there was no demonstration). Experts from around the world were quoted as insisting that the attack was organized, with many naming names. Furthermore, evidence of an organized attack is multitudinous in these reports. For the administration to have claimed it had no information that...
  • What's the Truth about the military vote status?

    10/27/2012 8:56:24 AM PDT · by CincyRichieRich · 5 replies
    10-27-12 | Self
    All, What is the real status of the military vote? I see ballots destroyed in a crash, I hear nothing from Boehner, I hear a few rumblings from Graham and McCain, but the biggest stink raised was from Josh Mandell in Ohio. Does anyone know any facts or the real latest of military voting (I guess I mean overseas)? Why is Boehner silent? Makes me believe he'd be fine with 0bummer winning.
  • BREAKING: HELP DENIED WHEN REQUESTED IN REAL TIME!!!

    10/26/2012 8:15:27 AM PDT · by Protect the Bill of Rights · 506 replies
    FoxNews ^ | October 26,2012 | Jennifer Griffin
    Those in the CIA Annex requested permission to aid the consulate. Were told to stand down at least twice. Went anyway after being told to stand down the second time
  • Walking Al Quida in Benghazi - Why Ambassador Stevens and three other Americans died.

    10/25/2012 4:26:31 PM PDT · by Jeff Head · 53 replies
    JEFFHEAD.COM ^ | 25 October 2012 | Jeff Head
    WALKING AL QUIDA IN BENGHAZIWHY AMBASSADOR STEVENS AND THREE OTHER AMERICANS DIED(Update october 24, 2012) As horrible as it may be to contemplate, is it possible that the gruesome death of our Ambassador in Benghazi was acutally a part of a Al Quida Gun Running scheme gone horribly awry? I believe that somehow it could be something along those line, because of all the unanswered questions there, the unbelievably chaotic and rushed manner in which the Obama administration tried to cover it up...and continued to cover it up well past all rational thinking would indicate that they were doing...
  • Boehner demands that Obama disclose more details on attack in Libya

    10/25/2012 1:09:45 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 53 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | October 25, 2012 | Stephen Dinan
    House Speaker John A. Boehner on Thursday demanded that President Obama explain why his administration has struggled to handle the terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, in a move that could raise the political peril to the White House. In a letter to Mr. Obama, the Republican speaker demanded that the president answer five questions including why his administration turned down requests for more security at the diplomatic post, and why the White House didn’t do a better job of acknowledging it as a terrorist attack until well after the fact. “Our country will not be able...
  • IMPEACHMENT BAIT

    06/27/2012 2:25:28 PM PDT · by Deb · 41 replies
    June 27, 2012 | The Beloved Deb
    Anyone who was following the news, this week, had to be shocked at the immediate, smash-mouth response from the Obama White House to the Supreme Court's ruling to uphold the most important part of the Arizona immigration law. He ordered his entire administration and all the government agencies to IGNORE any immigration violations reported by Arizona law enforcement. "If Arizona calls, hang up" is basically what he told his people. At the same time he provided a toll free number for illegals to call to report any perceived profiling by Arizona authorities. And, of course, the harassment of sheriff Joe...
  • Harry Reid commends Mitch McConnell’s debt plan

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Wednesday praised Republican Leader Mitch McConnell for putting forth a plan to raise the debt ceiling, calling it a “serious proposal” that he’s continuing to study. “He spent a great deal of time working on this. I commend him for his thoughtful and unique proposal, something that we have to look at very closely,” Reid, a Nevada Democrat, said on the Senate floor. “I’m heartened by what I read. This is a serious proposal, and I commend the Republican leader for coming forward with it.” McConnell laid out his plan on Tuesday as he...
  • White House loosens border rules for 2012

    06/21/2011 3:20:41 AM PDT · by markomalley · 38 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 6/20/11 | Neil Munro
    President Barack Obama’s administration is quietly offering a quasi-amnesty for hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants, while aiming to win reelection by mobilizing a wave of new Hispanic voters, say supporters of stronger immigration law enforcement. The new rules were quietly announced Friday with a new memo from top officials at the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency. The “prosecutorial discretion” memo says officials need not enforce immigration laws if illegal immigrants are enrolled in an education center or if their relatives have volunteered for the US military. “They’re pushing the [immigration] agents to be even more lax, to...
  • NPR host: ‘The Taliban has never been an enemy of the United States’ (Huh???)

    06/20/2011 5:52:51 PM PDT · by markomalley · 26 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 6/20/11 | Jeff Poor
    So what if the pre-2002 Taliban government of Afghanistan harbored terrorists that were responsible for the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. And never mind if more recently the Taliban reacted to the death of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden with a pair of suicide bombers – they’re not really our enemies. That’s the takeaway from public radio host John Hockenberry, whose show “The Takeaway” appears on NPR stations all over the country. In an interview with Christine Fair, assistant professor at the Center for Peace and Security Studies at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., Hockenberry challenged the notion of the Taliban...
  • John McCain keeps up Libya push

    06/14/2011 10:56:31 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 48 replies
    Politico ^ | 2011-06-15 | Meredith Shiner
    Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said Tuesday that a resolution he’s spent months crafting on Libya will likely call on the White House to increase its communication with Congress, an addition that could help pick up support for the stalled measure. Last week the Foreign Relations Committee postponed a mark up of McCain’s resolution, written in partnership with Foreign Relations Chairman John Kerry (D-Mass.), fearing the measure would not get enough votes. “I think as the situation has evolved in Libya, and frankly the lack of consultation and reporting to Congress has gone on, then we will be working on more...
  • Egypt Debt Buoyed by Obama Guarantee for $1 Billion Eurobonds: Arab Credit [ W T F !!! ]

    06/14/2011 11:43:52 AM PDT · by NoLibZone · 73 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | June 14 2011 | By Alaa Shahine and Ahmed A Namatall
    President Barack Obama's guarantee on $1 billion of Egyptian Eurobonds is poised to reduce the country's borrowing costs, helping the transition to democracy after six decades of autocratic rule. The support that Obama pledged last month may cut yields on the five-year debt by 200 basis points, or the equivalent of $100 million, according to the median estimate of five fund managers surveyed by Bloomberg. Yields on Egypt's one-year bills jumped to the highest level since November 2008 following the uprising that ousted President Hosni Mubarak in February. The country last sold international debt in April 2010. "The American backing...
  • Fred Upton’s Broken Light Bulb Promise Another Example of the Failure of Republican Leadership

    06/13/2011 3:09:27 PM PDT · by radioone · 22 replies
    Broadside Books ^ | 6-13-11 | Michael Patrick Leahy
    Late last year, Republican Congressman Fred Upton, who co-sponsored the infamous ban on the current generation of inexpensive incandescent light bulbs included in the 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act, was desperate to secure conservative support for his bid to become Chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee, the same committee in which he had introduced the despised ban three years earlier. He therefore promised that one of his first acts would be to advance legislation that would repeal the very light bulb ban he had once championed. Upton’s ploy succeeded, and in January of this year, Speaker of the...
  • Republicans Mulling Short Extension of Debt Cap (They're wimping out alert)

    06/10/2011 4:29:58 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 39 replies
    Fox Business ^ | June 10, 2011 | Charlie Gasparino
    As the deadline for raising the $14.3 trillion debt ceiling approaches, House Republicans are discussing a temporary extension of the cap so the country can avoid default and they can continue to negotiate large spending cuts with the White House, the FOX Business Network has learned. The discussions among key Republican staffers are by no means written in stone, according to people with knowledge of the matter. But they do reflect the tightrope Republicans must walk if they don’t reach an agreement with the Obama Administration. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner has said that if the ceiling isn’t raised by August...
  • Committee Passes Plan for Internet ‘Kill Switch’ in Egypt..no.. in U.S.

    01/29/2011 11:38:27 AM PST · by American Dream 246 · 56 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 1/29/11 | Meredith Jessup
    Pending legislation that would grant the President of the United States the power to pull the plug on the country’s internet access in a declared “emergency” returned to the forefront this week on the same day Egyptians faced a nation-wide blackout designed to curtail widespread government protests. Egypt flipped it’s so-called “kill switch” — will the U.S.? The bipartisan bill is sponsored by Maine Sen. Susan Collins, the ranking Republican on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. The bill — called “The Protecting Cyberspace As A National Asset Act of 2010” S.3480 — was approved by a Senate panel...