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Benghazi Update: Drone Overhead During Attack

It seems that the more that comes out about Benghazi, the worse it looks for the Obama Administration.  Yesterday, we learned that while the attack was ongoing, there was drone coverage overhead.  It was being watched, and there was obviously real-time information in the hands of the administration.  CDN Has more…    On the eve of the final Presidential debate, CBS reported the US had drones overhead watching the attack at Benghazi.  ”Watched” is the key word here, “watched” for seven hours.   This attack was not over in minutes.  So what if anything, did the “powers that be” do during these seven hours?  The answer seems to be […]

Benghazi Update: What Did President Obama do from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM on September 11, 2012, An Analysis of the Timeline and Administration Responses

The buck stops at the top on this one. Via memeorandum I saw this CBS News storyCould U.S. military have helped during Libya attack?: …Some lawmakers are asking why U.S. military help from outside Libya didn’t arrive as terrorists battered more than 30 Americans over the course of more than seven hours. The assault was launched by an armed mob of dozens that torched buildings and used rocket propelled grenades, mortars and AK-47 rifles. CBS News has been told that, hours after the attack began, an unmanned Predator drone was sent over the U.S. mission in Benghazi, and that the drone and […]

And Then There Was One …Debate That Is. What Will Obama’s Strategy Be?

The Romney campaign team are rightfully feeling good about their chances of winning now that the first two presidential debate and the VP debate are behind them.  The polls are very favorable. So, going into next Monday’s debate on foreign affairs, Romney would appear to be in the driver’s seat. All indications are that only a very serious misstep could stop Romney from a  victory on November 6, only three weeks away. Being a foreign affairs debate, and considering the fiasco of the events leading up to the terrorist attack on our consulate in Benghazi, Libya (inadequate security) and the […]

CNN Moderator, Candy Crowley Uses False Fact Check

Here is the video, via Breitbart, that shows how Candy Crowley tried to explain away how she helped Obama with some false information. It seems that Crowley aided the POTUS will some cover.  Mediaite has even more on why so far fewer Americans trust the media… My singular take away moment of last night’s debate was one that elevated Crowley from moderator to debate participant. Crowley shot from the hip and echoed a talking point from the Obama campaign regarding their handling of the Libya attack to criticize Mitt Romney mid-debate. What’s more? She was wrong. Crowley did her profession a disservice last night and confirmed many […]

Post Vice Presidential Debate Wrap-up: Biden’s Grins, Ryan’s Math

I have to admit that writing about the debates is sometime’s difficult.  For one, I already know the facts, so I don’t need convincing of anything.  Secondly, the debates are not meant to convert Obama voters to Romney voters or vice-versa.  The base of each party already know what they are doing on election day.  So then, the debate needs to be framed from the perspective that independents or undecided voters need to be swayed.  There are still a lot of people that rely on the MSM for news, so this might be the first time that people have heard of Ryan, other than […]

Intelligence Community Critical of Obama Administration Actions in Libya

As times wears on, we are finding out more and more about the Obama administration’s incompetence in Libya.  The failures, the lies, the avoidance, more lies-it’s all part of how this story is unfolding.  And, if the MSM was doing it’s job, rather than being a regressive propaganda machine.  It would be front page news.  Doug Ross (no relation) has the latest on the failure and resulting cover-up… I wonder if releasing a movie that depicts the president double-tapping Bin Laden will help? REVOLT OF THE SPOOKS Intelligence officials angered by Obama administration cover up of intelligence on Iranian, al […]

Libya Update: Numerous Requests for Increased Security Denied

In the unfolding Libya story, it appears that the Embassy staff in Libya repeatedly requested increases in security, and all were denied. Gateway Pundit has more… The AP reported: American diplomats in Libya made repeated requests for increased security for the consulate in Benghazi and were turned down by officials in Washington, leaders of a House committee said Tuesday. In a letter to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Chairman Darrell Issa and Rep. Jason Chaffetz said their information came from “individuals with direct knowledge of events in Libya.” Issa, R-Calif. and Chaffetz, R-Utah said the Sept. 11 attack in Benghazi that […]

Government Lying To Americans: A Proud Tradition

For the better part of two weeks, America has been treated to a continuous stream of lies and cover ups over what transpired in Libya and Egypt and why it happened. The spin doctors were working over time to convince America and the world that the attacks on our embassies and the murders of our Libyan Ambassador and three of his staff was nothing but a spontaneous reaction to some You Tube video insulting of Islam.. In spite of this administrations best efforts, along with a compliant  media to protect the reputation of The Leader From Behind, the story came unraveled […]

Media Bias: Administration Knew That Libya Attack Was Planned, Only ABC Covers it

Imagine, if you will, that our ambassador to Libya was killed. Then, imagine that the administration blamed the attack on a “spontaneous protest” over a YouTube video that no one watched. And, just to make it more interesting, let’s add that the Libyan government came out and said that it was a planned terrorist attack, and that they had warned the administration that it was coming…in advance of the attack. Imagine that security, in Libya, or anywhere else, was not increased. Imagine that the MSM played ball and used the death of our ambassador to Libya in order to attack […]

When Terrorism Wins

It is troublesome.  Egypt has terrorists running the country; we helped Libya get to that same point.  Syria is on fire and Iran mocks us and threatens the world simultaneously.  The President has time for The View and pirates, but not for the leader of a nation that is being threatened with complete annihilation – that’s just “noise”. It is frustrating that this administration has gone out of its way to defend Islamic terrorism at nearly every step.  When Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab attempted to blow up a plane with a shoe bomb on Christmas the President was quick to write […]

Libya Update: Contradictions Keep Piling up!

As time wears on, the facts in Libya continue to emerge, and it doesn’t look very good for the Obama Administration.  First off, CBS engaged in a random act of actual jourlalism, and let loose the fact that there was no protest at our Consulate in Libya… Someone over at CBS is likely to lose their job over that one.  They intentionally let out information that  went against the Administration’s position that this was a protest over a YouTube video that no one watches. And, of course, for an Administration that hasn’t apologized, they sure are doing a lot of […]

MSM, Leftists Predicting Doom for Romney: Don’t Fall for it

The MSM, and the left (or do I repeat myself?) are using the super secret campaign event video to tar Romney-for telling the truth, mind you-and are predicting doom and gloom for the campaign.  To summarize, I have the following statement… DON’T FALL FOR IT! To see through the nonsense, you have to consider a few facts… 1.  The MSM has been cooking the poll numbers for…well…forever.  If you need confirmation of that, consult Da Tech Guy, who has been on top of it.  In fact, if you want to know one poll more than any other, read this one.  […]

Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton Own the “Arab Spring”

Warning! Your humble observer is in rage mode again today. So, if you are not up to listening and sharing my rage, I will understand if you take a pass today. My rage keeps boiling to the top of late because I am fed up with what we are forced to call or government. Govern? Give me a break! These people don’t know the first thing about governing. We could talk about the shredding of our constitution or fiscal policy or monetary policy or foreign policy. All incredibly bad! But, with the events that started on the eleventh anniversary of the […]

Obama Adminsitration Out of Control and Playing Politics While America is Attacked? UPDATED

THE events of the last few days underscore more than anything else that President Obama is dangerously incompetent and that his continued employment as President of the United States is only doing further harm to our national security and our nation. On Foreign Policy magazine there was an article titled Inside the public relations disaster at the Cairo embassy. It relies as sources on staffers at the embassy and top administration officials, and the picture it paints is the same picture that Bob Woodward painted in his recent book about the Obama’s administration during the debt crisis- an administration that is unable to […]

Obama Administration Caught in Pattern of Negligence: Warnings of Attacks Known To Government

As information keeps coming in, and we see more and more of the inner workings of the Obama administration, we see more of a pattern of negligence.  The embassy attacks in Libya and Egypt are a perfect examples.  On Tuesday, we covered the attacks, and the death of our Libyan Ambassador.  Since that disastrous day, more evidence has come to light. Obama Skips Many Daily National Security Meetings: President Obama is touting his foreign policy experience on the campaign trail, but startling new statistics suggest that national security has not necessarily been the personal priority the president makes it out to be. […]

Whats with all the Libya War Talk?

I get that people are upset with the violence death of our Ambassador to Libya.  I am too.  However, is that a valid cause for war?  My Facebook is filled with images of drones, dumb bombs, smart bombs, and even Soviet-era nukes, all suggesting that we make some rubble bounce over Libya way.  To this, I must ask… What is the freaking point!? What would be the point of the following… 1.  Invading Libya? 2.  Losing thousands of good soldiers? 3.  Killing droves of innocent Libyan civilians? 4.  Wasting hundreds of billions of dollars? 5.  Spending years, if not decades occupying […]

MSM Caught on Open Mike: Coordinate Against Mitt Romney

It seems that the MSM will go to great lengths to take a shot at Mitt Romney, even if they have to coordinate on questions.  Candidate Romney issued a rather strong statement regarding the Obama Administration and the recent attack on the US Embassy in Libya.  The MSM reporters conspired to attack him for it.  The Right Scoop has the transcript… UNIDENTIFIED REPORTER: …pointing out that the Republicans… *unintelligible* …Obama…. CBS REPORTER: That’s the question. UNIDENTIFIED REPORTER: *unintelligible* CBS REPORTER: Yeah that’s the question. I would just say do you regret your question. UNIDENTIFIED REPORTER: Your question? Your statement? CBS REPORTER: I […]

Radical Islamists Murder Libyan Ambassador: Obama Administration Apologizes

I wasn’t really able to pay attention to the murder of our Libyan ambassador, Christopher Stevens, due to the day job.  But after I got home, I recognized the pattern of failure and naivete exhibited so very often by the Obama administration.  Here’s what we know… The US Embassy was attacked in Libya.  The Ambassador, and three  others were killed.  Joshua Pundit has more… The official excuse given was an obscure film about Mohammed that Islamist clerics used to enrage the crowds at the local mosques, even though none of them had actually seen the movie. Of course, as military analyst Col. Ralph […]

Only the Obama Administration Could get Americans to like Gadaffi

Muammar Muhammad al-Gaddafi is a bad guy-and probably insane as well.  He’s butchered his own people.  His regime was implicated in the Lockerbie bombing (for which he eventually accepted responsibility).  He makes rambling and  incoherent speeches.  He is  accompanied by a bevy of hot Ukrainian nurses.   In terms of playing the role of “insane dictator,” Gaddafi has done it all, and probably deserves some sort of lifetime achievement award for being a deranged leader. Then, enter the Obama administration.  With socialists and radical Islamists engaging in the Tyrant Exchange Program, the “Arab Spring” soon found Gaddafi.  True to form, he began brutally oppressing […]

Snoopy Shot Down Over Libya!

The kinetic action in Libya suffered its first casualty today as Snoopy was shot down by forces loyal to Libyan strongman Gaddafi. The headquarters of the U.N led, the Arab League led, the European Union led but definitely not the U.S. led coalition because the U.S. is so going to hand off responsibility any day now released a statement confirming that Snoopy has been shot down.  Said General Carter Ham who leads the U.S. forces: As of 0900 hours we have to confirm the unpleasant news that one of our pilots has been shot down, is missing and is presumed dead.  His […]

Left Upset About Libya Air Strikes: Will They Protest Obama Administration?

Right after Obama took office, I noted that the anti-war protests had abruptly stopped.  They had dogged the Bush administration consistently, but it was almost as if someone had pulled the plug on them after Obama’s inauguration.  My theory is that those that paid for them decided to cut the funding.  So, throughout the Obama administration, there have been no mass wave of antiwar protests against his continuation of the wars, his backpedaling on Guantanamo, or even his escalation in Afghanistan. Now, after dithering for weeks, Obama has signed on to air strikes in Libya.  The antiwar left, has taken notice, […]