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President Calls IRS Scandal “Outrageous”,But Benghazi Investigation is a “Sideshow”

Mixing reality with politics, President Obama made two statements on Monday that illustrated the political dilemma in which he finds himself. The news that the IRS had specifically targeted “right wing” organizations, like those associated with the Tea Party, for

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Will the Truth Finally Come Out at Today’s Testimony on Benghazi?

The long-held, but too infrequently aired opinions that the Obama administration was guilty of a massive cover-up regarding the Benghazi attacks on 9/11/12, are now, finally, seeing the light of day. As Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and

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Five Months After Benghazi Murders: Killers Frolic Untouched There

For many months, GerardDirect has been asking: where is the US response to the al-Qaeda linked murders of four Americans in Benghazi five months ago in an attack against sovereign US territory in Libya. The answer has always been the

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Book Review: Benghazi: The Definitive Report

When the first reports of the new book “Benghazi:  The Definitive Report” first came out last week, we did not review it because we had not yet had our own opportunity to read it, and our first purchase from Amazon

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EDITORIAL: Holding Obama’s Administration Accountable for Unkept Promises, Failure to Lead, and Corruption

The continuing flow of disturbing reports  from Washington about high level-security leaks, rampant corruption, a culture of secrecy, cover-ups, and lies, and the persistent unaccountability of the Obama administration should have become a national scandal long ago. But the Teflon

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Is Hillary Clinton Running Out the Clock on Benghazi?

Hillary Clinton

There’s no mystery about why Hillary Clinton spends so much time on airplanes to dreary places that everybody else avoids like the plague (or the stomach flu). The climate anywhere is better than in the comfortable ineptitude of Foggy Bottom.

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Benghazi: The Questions and the Answers Don’t Add Up

More information and commentary on the story that refuses to die. Nor should it. Benghazi-gate is the story of a huge cover-up that involved many of the senior members of the President’s leadership team and was responsible for the death

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Benghazi: Gun-running, Murder, Terrorists, Cover-Ups

Gun-running, murder, smuggling, conspiracies, and coverups. The Benghazi story is one that will not go away. Nor should it. The mishandling and incompetence, or worse, the purposeful involvement of the US government in Libya with known terrorist organizations, has been

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Petraeus Testifies, Contradicts Previous Statement

  The story of what really happened in Benghazi is not going away anytime soon. Today’s testimony in closed Congressional hearings did not help to clarify the situation. Reports from Congressmen and Senators who attended suggested that there is still

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Petraeus to Testify at Senate Hearings This Week

  Former CIA Director David Petraeus will voluntarily testify before congressional panels investigating the September terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Wednesday. The precise timing of Petraeus’s visit to Capitol Hill hasn’t been finalized, Feinstein said, though

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