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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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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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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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Clinton in Israel for Truce Bid, Cease Fire Remains Elusive

While Israel is being pressured to agree to a cease fire with Hamas, Hamas has no incentive to join in that agreement. Israel’s Prime Minister has agreed in principle to a truce, but only if the rocket fire from Gaza

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Mark Steyn: ‘Politicized’ Libya Distracts from Big Bird

“The entire reason that this has become the political topic it is, is because of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan.” Thus, Stephanie Cutter, President Obama’s deputy campaign manager, speaking on CNN about an armed attack on the 9/11 anniversary that

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From the Blogosphere: Drones Over Benghazi – Who Knew What?

Eli Lake breaks more ground on Benghazi. The latest: The FBI picked up a video of the attack when it finally got to the sacked compound and is now going through that video. It shows a military-style assault, no protest.

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Rep. Peter King Demands Amb. Rice’s Resignation

The Obama administration is now seriously walking back its early statements regarding the September 11 attacks on our Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, and the murder of Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other government employees there. For a full two weeks

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Clinton offers $45 mil. to Syrian rebels (including al Qaeda)

NEW YORK — Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Friday announced $45 million in additional aid for Syrian opposition activists, the latest U.S. push for influence in a civil war that’s raged beyond the international community’s control. Clinton announced the

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“Red Line” Speech Irks Clinton, Opts for More Diplomacy

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton berated Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu for the powerful presentation of his case for confronting Iran with red lines instead of hitherto failed diplomacy and sanctions in his speech to the UN General Assembly

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“Red Line” Speech Irks Clinton, Opts for More Diplomacy

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton berated Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu for the powerful presentation of his case for confronting Iran with red lines instead of hitherto failed diplomacy and sanctions in his speech to the UN General Assembly

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