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Nothing to see here, move along: #IRS official to plead the 5th over targeting scandal

Posted by: Phineas on May 21, 2013 at 3:51 pm » 7 Comments

**Posted by Phineas But, really, this is all just some wingnut fantasy aiming to destroy the fourth-greatest president ever. Which is why Lois Lerner is invoking her right not to incriminate herself: A top IRS official in the division that reviews nonprofit groups will invoke the Fifth Amendment and refuse to answer questions before a House committee investigating the […]


New administration defense on #Benghazi: “We’re not evil, just idiots.”

Posted by: Phineas on May 17, 2013 at 2:57 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas You know it’s bad when pleading stupidity is the best you can come up with. Via Sharyl Attkisson at CBS: Obama administration officials who were in key positions on Sept. 11, 2012 acknowledge that a range of mistakes were made the night of the attacks on the U.S. missions in Benghazi, and in messaging […]


#Benghazi headdesk moment: Why the review board stopped questioning Clinton

Posted by: Phineas on May 14, 2013 at 1:01 pm » 7 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Via PJM. This is one of those statements that makes you think “No, you didn’t just say that, did you?” He did: “Now, with hindsight, don’t you [Amb. Thomas Pickering, co-chair of the Accountability Review Board] think it would have been important to ask her about that conversation and other decisions she made […]


Shocker: Lying weasel Jay Carney caught lying like a weasel about #Benghazi

Posted by: Phineas on May 10, 2013 at 4:03 pm » 16 Comments

**Posted by Phineas And I think the shocking thing is that it’s the MSM exposing him (emphases added): When it became clear last fall that the CIA’s now discredited Benghazi talking points were flawed, the White House said repeatedly the documents were put together almost entirely by the intelligence community, but White House documents reviewed by […]


The mystery of Obama and #Benghazi

Posted by: Phineas on May 9, 2013 at 4:52 pm » 8 Comments

**Posted by Phineas In my last post, I focused on Hillary Clinton’s craven behavior, driven by her lust for the Oval Office. But, as I point out, that doesn’t let Obama off the hook. He is the President, he is the Commander in Chief, and yet when American diplomats were attacked that night, he apparently […]


#Benghazi: Hearings show Hillary Clinton really is “Lady Macbeth.”

Posted by: Phineas on May 9, 2013 at 1:30 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas I’ve joked since the Clintons first came on the national scene that Hillary was a modern-day “Lady Macbeth,” willing to do anything and put up with anything to get power and keep it. Think about it: why else would someone suffer repeated public humiliations from a serial-philanderer husband, one widely reputed to […]


Confirmed: #Benghazi consulate denied military help, administration cover up collapsing

Posted by: Phineas on May 6, 2013 at 2:40 pm » 8 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Via Sharyl Attkisson/CBS News, this is just disgusting: The deputy of slain U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens has told congressional investigators that a team of Special Forces prepared to fly from Tripoli to Benghazi during the Sept. 11, 2012 attacks was forbidden from doing so by U.S. Special Operations Command South Africa. The account […]


#Benghazi whistle-blower names revealed

Posted by: Phineas on May 4, 2013 at 12:01 pm » 8 Comments

**Posted by Phineas And these are people in position to know what happened: Appearing before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will be three career State Department officials: Gregory N. Hicks, the deputy chief of mission at the U.S. Embassy in Libya at the time of the Benghazi terrorist attacks and, upon the killing of […]


State Dept. Inspector General investigating State Dept. Board that investigated #Benghazi

Posted by: Phineas on May 3, 2013 at 1:01 pm » 7 Comments

**Posted by Phineas But, don’t worry. According to a State Department spokesman, this is just part of a standard review of “the process.” Yeah, sure it is. The State Department’s Office of Inspector General is investigating the special internal panel that probed the Benghazi terror attack for the State Department, Fox News has confirmed. The IG’s […]


#Benghazi: Obama denied aid to attacked consulate – confirmed?

Posted by: Phineas on May 2, 2013 at 1:58 pm » 8 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Last November, in a post about the Benghazi consulate massacre and the question of military relief, I wrote about the question of “cross-border authority” – that is, who has the power to order our military to enter another country without their permission, per force an act of war. Quoting an article at PJM by Matt […]