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Intellectual fascism: respected scientist hounded for daring to doubt the “climate consensus”

Posted by: Phineas on May 15, 2014 at 4:46 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Well, so much for freedom of thought and open debate in the sciences. Dr. Lennart Bengtsson, a Swedish meteorologist with an accomplished professional record, just a couple of weeks ago joined the advisory board of the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF), a British organization skeptical of the theory of catastrophic man-caused warming and […]

 

The Democrats’ rationale for boycotting the #Benghazi committee just died

Posted by: Phineas on May 13, 2014 at 5:35 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Oh, they might still try it, though I think they’d be dumb to do so (1), especially when Obama’s former Secretary of Defense and Deputy Director of the CIA say they welcome it: But Panetta and Morell, noting the attack has been subject to many investigations already, said they welcome the latest […]

 

#Benghazi: State Dept. knew within hours that it was a terrorist attack

Posted by: Phineas on May 5, 2014 at 3:19 pm » 1 Comment

**Posted by Phineas And not a demonstration. I don’t know how I missed this over the weekend (1), but the administration’s favorite investigative reporter, Sharyl Attkisson, posted this little bombshell to her site back on the 1st (via Hot Air): Internal Emails: State Dept. Immediately Attributed Benghazi Attacks to Terrorist Group A newly-released government email […]

 

#Benghazi: Boehner to appoint special investigating committee? UPDATE: Here we go

Posted by: Phineas on May 2, 2014 at 1:12 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas At last. Just posted on Fox News: House Speaker John Boehner is “seriously considering” appointing a special committee to probe the Benghazi attacks and an announcement from GOP leaders could come as early as Friday, sources tell Fox News. One senior GOP source told Fox News that Boehner, who has faced pressured […]

 

#Benghazi: Proof of what we knew — the White House is full of lying suckweasels

Posted by: Phineas on April 30, 2014 at 4:54 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas So, more than 19 months after four Americans –including our ambassador– died at the hands of al Qaeda allies in an attack on our consulate in Benghazi, part of the truth finally comes out: the White House political operation used the story of  a video to protect President Obama reelection, sacrificing the truth, our […]

 

#IRS revokes tax-free status of conservative group

Posted by: Phineas on April 21, 2014 at 5:43 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas I have to admit, I have no idea if the Patrick Henry Center really did break the rules and thus earned the revocation of its 501(c)(3) status, but you’d think the IRS would be extra-super-duper reluctant to do this, given the revelations over the deliberate targeting of conservative groups: The Internal Revenue […]

 

FAIL: In #NCPOL Dem Mayor scandal, CNN uses pic of GOP Governor

Posted by: ST on March 27, 2014 at 11:28 am » 3 Comments

LOL. In the midst of all the national coverage my fair city was receiving last night on the Charlotte Democrat Mayor scandal, there was this (via multiple Twitter sources, including @WilsonShow): Now, Gov. McCrory (R) used to be Charlotte Mayor, but that was several years ago. We’ve had two elected Democrat Mayors since then – […]

 

Culture of Corruption – Charlotte edition: Dem Mayor charged w/ bribery, theft (UPDATE: CANNON RESIGNS)

Posted by: ST on March 26, 2014 at 7:49 pm » 4 Comments

Huge news out of Charlotte today: Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon was arrested Wednesday on public corruption charges, with the FBI alleging he took tens of thousands of dollars in bribes – including $20,000 in cash delivered in a briefcase last month to the mayor’s office where he also solicited $1 million more. In return for […]

 

#Benghazi: Obama lied in his Super Bowl Interview

Posted by: Phineas on February 3, 2014 at 3:43 pm » 6 Comments

**Posted by Phineas I didn’t watch the Super Bowl (1), so I not only missed that, but Bill O’Reilly’s pre-game interview with President Obama. Given that we’re talking about two of my least favorite people in public life, I don’t think I missed much skipping this, either. But then I came across a Washington Examiner […]

 

#Benghazi: Lady Macbeth regrets

Posted by: Phineas on January 28, 2014 at 12:01 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas The Democratic Party’s presidential nominee-in-waiting (1) spoke before the annual convention of the National Automobile Dealers’ Association in New Orleans last weekend and took full responsibility for the security lapses at Benghazi that led to the deaths of four Americans, including the Ambassador, saying, “I was in charge, but I put politics […]