Benghazi Report Shows Clinton’s Mastery at Talking Out of Both Sides of Her Mouth

After the fall of Muammar Qadhafi Libya quickly collapsed into chaos. He was a ruthless dictator, but he was also the only stabilizing force in the country, and he despised the extremists who threatened his grasp on power. As the Central Intelligence Agency wrote in a 2012 assessment titled “Extremist Progress Toward a Safe Haven…
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Benghazi Report Lays Bare The Staggering Incompetence of Washington

Nine months before the terrorist attack on Benghazi that killed ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and three other American officials, the State Department was dispatched a security officer to assess the security situation of the outpost. The officer, according to testimony before the House Select Committee on Benghazi, told his superior: “I told him that, you…
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What is Hillary Clinton Trying to Hide?

It’s hard to forget President Bill Clinton’s twisted rationalization to the grand jury about why he wasn’t lying when he told a top aide, “there’s nothing going on between us.” “It depends on what the meaning of the word ‘is’ is,” Clinton infamously said. “If the–if he–if ‘is’ means is and never has been, that…
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Hillary Clinton’s Latest “Worst Day Ever”

Hillary Clinton’s campaign has been an utter disaster. Her run to the White House began with the release of “Hard Choices,” a memoir detailing her time at the State Department, which flopped following a spate of negative reviews. Throughout 2014 she was dogged by a number of negative stories, mostly of her own making, including…
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New Benghazi Emails Reveal Troubling Trend: Hiding the Truth to Win a News Cycle

The September 11, 2012 attacks on Benghazi are back in the news. This time, documents obtained by Judicial Watch show that deputy national-security adviser Ben Rhodes coached then-U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice to shield the White House from political attack. Among the “goals” listed in the email were “underscore that these protects are rooted in an…
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As Scandals Grow Public’s Trust in Government Wanes

Throughout his term President Obama has voiced his frustration with numerous things that he perceived to be slowing his agenda. He blamed President Bush for the stagnant economy, House Republicans for their fiscal obstinacy, natural disasters for poor job numbers and even Rush Limbaugh as “the reason I can’t get anything passed.” But for the…
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Enough With the Changing Timelines, It’s Time for Obama to Come Clean on the IRS Scandal

The Obama Administration has tried out many approaches to digging themselves out of the hole of scandals they find themselves in. They’ve argued that they weren’t involved, they’ve laid blame at the feet of a few rogue mid-level officials, they’ve attempted to switch the dialogue to one of Republican overreach, and they’ve just throw up…
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Obama’s Lackadaisical Response to Crises Doesn’t Engender Much Confidence in Government

A month before his inauguration in 2008 President Obama understood that his biggest challenge was going to be restoring the public’s faith in big government. “What we don’t know yet is whether my administration and this next generation of leadership is going to be able to hew to a new, more pragmatic approach that is…
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Scandal-Plagued Start to Obama’s Second Term Demonstrates a New Kind of Audacity

President Obama thought he could avoid falling into the traps that have plagued the second terms of many presidents. He thought he ride his election momentum and ram through a highly partisan agenda. He thought he could toe the lines of accountability and legality because, well, he was the president! He was wrong. Glenn Thrush…
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Politics Trumped Truth in Obama’s Benghazi Response

One of the chief critiques of the Obama Administration is that they exist solely within the Washington bubble. Their top advisers are career bureaucrats, not private sector-hardened businesspeople. They tend to focus on issues that are important to the beltway class – gun control, gay marriage, etc. – but neglect the issues that are discussed…
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