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Jay Carney: We knew instantaneously about those Benghazi emails — everybody did

By Doug Powers  •  October 25, 2012 12:02 AM

Running out the clock

State Department emails alerted White House that Al Qaeda affiliated group claimed responsibility for Benghazi within hours of attack

By Doug Powers  •  October 24, 2012 09:58 AM

Spin-out

On way to debate prep session, Obama fields 2 out of 3 questions from reporters

By Doug Powers  •  October 16, 2012 01:05 PM

When suddenly, crickets

Hillary Clinton on Benghazi: My responsibility

By Doug Powers  •  October 15, 2012 10:42 PM

Blame

David Axelrod: Given the available intelligence at the time, anybody would have said what Susan Rice said days after the attack

By Doug Powers  •  October 15, 2012 11:09 AM

Huh?

DWS: Just because the administration put out stories about Benghazi that proved to be wrong doesn’t mean they were false at the time they were told

By Doug Powers  •  October 11, 2012 11:15 AM

Wait… what?

State Department officials: We never concluded the Benghazi attack was related to protest about a video

By Doug Powers  •  October 9, 2012 09:38 PM

Really?

CNN: White House’s story on Benghazi attack really doesn’t add up

By Doug Powers  •  October 2, 2012 10:00 AM

Cover-up

Senate Democrats join Republicans demanding answers on Benghazi attack

By Doug Powers  •  September 28, 2012 11:43 AM

Reporting for duty?

Hillary: On second thought, there’s a possibility the Benghazi consulate attack on the 9/11 anniversary was connected to Al Qaeda

By Doug Powers  •  September 27, 2012 11:39 AM

Ya think?

CBS: Witnesses say there never was an anti-America protest at the consulate in Benghazi, only a planned attack

By Doug Powers  •  September 20, 2012 01:15 PM

Evolving spin

U.S. ambassador to U.N. agrees with Jay Carney: Middle East protests not premeditated and weren’t directed at United States

By Doug Powers  •  September 16, 2012 03:42 PM

Toe the line

OWS Stumper: Who’s a Greater Threat to America, Al Qaeda or Rush Limbaugh?

By Doug Powers  •  October 26, 2011 12:25 PM

“What’s the difference?”

Eric Holder: Our Most Effective Terror-Fighting Weapon Is…

By Doug Powers  •  June 20, 2011 01:16 PM

**Written by Doug Powers …Why, the civil court system of course: Holder’s declaration came in a Thursday speech to hundreds of progressive lawyers, advocates, judges and students gathered at the American Constitution Society’s annual gala. “I know that – in distant countries, and within our own borders – there are people intent on, and actively […]

Man Suspected of Trying to Plant Explosive Device Near Pentagon in Custody; Carried Al Qaeda Literature? Update: FBI Says No Explosives; Man Identified

By Doug Powers  •  June 17, 2011 09:35 AM

**Written by Doug Powers Meanwhile, while much of the nation was distracted by Weiner, climate change and Sarah Palin’s emails… ABC News: Police detained a man near the Sept. 11 memorial at the Pentagon this morning after he was reportedly found carrying a suspicious device and pro-al Qaeda literature, officials said. The man appears to […]

Disney Applies for ‘SEAL Team 6′ Trademark

By Doug Powers  •  May 15, 2011 03:57 PM

It’s a small world after all

Bin Laden Note: Joe Biden Not an Important Target

By Doug Powers  •  May 13, 2011 10:47 AM

No respect

Trump: Hey, How About a Little Credit for Finding Bin Laden?

By Doug Powers  •  May 12, 2011 10:05 AM

**Written by Doug Powers The Donald must be trying to generate a much needed “bin Laden bump” in the polls. From CNN: During his second trip to the early presidential contest state of New Hampshire, the famously confident Trump said he appeared on television “a few weeks ago” saying bin Laden was in Pakistan but […]

US to Release Bin Laden Home Videos Today; Updated With Video Link

By Doug Powers  •  May 7, 2011 11:57 AM

**Written by Doug Powers America can’t see photos of the body of the formerly most wanted terrorist in the world, but we will get to see Osama bin Laden’s home videos… maybe featuring one of his kids hitting him in the crotch with a Nerf bat accompanied by a wacky sound effect and snarky narration […]

Did the Obama Campaign Buy GutsyCall.Com?

By Doug Powers  •  May 6, 2011 04:23 PM

Does the base love the sting of battle?

U.N. Human Rights Chief Asks U.S. to Explain Bin Laden Killing — Okay, Fine

By Doug Powers  •  May 4, 2011 09:46 AM

**Written by Doug Powers You just knew this was coming: GENEVA (Reuters) – The United Nations’ top human rights official called on the United States Tuesday to give the U.N. details about Osama bin Laden’s killing and said that all counter-terrorism operations must respect international law. […] “This was a complex operation and it would […]

Waterboarding Point/Counterpoint: National Security Advisor vs. CIA Director vs. Attorney General

By Doug Powers  •  May 3, 2011 08:27 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Osama bin Laden has been found, but the Obama administration’s search for the same page continues. Deputy National Security Advisor John Brennan was on Morning Joe earlier in the day and countered a New York Times article that said information obtained by waterboarding helped lead US forces to Osama bin Laden: […]

Pelosi on Bin Laden: What a Difference Five Years Makes

By Doug Powers  •  May 3, 2011 10:13 AM

**Written by Doug Powers Once in a while it’s nice to see a politician who can at least occasionally put country over politics. Nancy Pelosi is not one of them. From Powerline: Nancy Pelosi, press conference, September 7, 2006: [E]ven if [Osama bin Laden] is caught tomorrow, it is five years too late. He has […]

The DoJ’s Civil Trial Balloon Pops; Update: Bush’s Fault, of Course

By Doug Powers  •  November 17, 2010 11:11 PM

**Written by Doug Powers With a presidential election less than two years away, we’ve almost certainly seen the first and last of the idiotic civil trials for “man caused disaster suspects” for a while, thanks to this close shave: NEW YORK (AP) – The first Guantanamo detainee to face a civilian trial was acquitted Wednesday […]

Here’s Why It’s Called the ‘Ground Zero Mosque’

By Doug Powers  •  August 15, 2010 10:14 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Much has been written about the so-called “Ground Zero Mosque” and its proximity to where the World Trade Center towers once stood, but here’s an aereal photo that puts the location into perspective. The red box is the old Burlington Coat Factory building where landing gear from one of the hijacked […]

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