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House Committee Launches Benghazi Probe

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 8:22pm 9/17/2014 at 8:22pm

The House Committee tasked with uncovering what really happened when Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans were murdered at the U.S. embassy in Benghazi held its first hearing today, reigniting the firestorm surrounding the State Department’s alleged mishandling of diplomatic security in the region.

Via ABC News:

Rep. Trey Gowdy of South...

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Dem congressman dismisses Benghazi committee as ‘colossal waste of time’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 4, 2014 at 2:27pm 5/4/2014 at 2:27pm

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif) told Chris Wallace on FOX News Sunday that he thinks the planned select committee to investigate the 2012 Benghazi attack is a “colossal waste of time” and suggested that Democrats should not participate on the panel.

From FOX News:

A Democratic member of the House intelligence committee called Sunday...

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“Layers of Editing” is no defense for NY Times Benghazi bias

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 20, 2014 at 10:50am 1/20/2014 at 10:50am

Last week David Kirkpatrick, the Cairo bureau chief of the New York Times tweeted:

The article, by the editor of the Columbus Dispatch, Benjamin Marrison, Some think, mistakenly, that stories fit agendas, was a defense of Kirkpatrick’s recent in depth report on Benghazi that was later used for a New York Times...

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134 House Members sign letter against academic boycott of Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 17, 2014 at 10:55am 1/17/2014 at 10:55am

A total of 134 Members of the House of Representatives have signed a letter, organized by the offices of Reps. Peter Roksam (R) and Ted Deutch (D) condeming the academic boycott of Israel passed by the American Studies Assoction. The effort was truly bipartisan, with 65 Republicans and 69 Democrarts signing. ...

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100 House Reps already have signed onto letter denouncing anti-Israel academic boycott

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 11:15am 1/15/2014 at 11:15am

For background, see my prior posts:

The letter will be finalized tomorrow morning as the House goes into recess Friday and many members leave tomorrow afternoon.  The letter is being coordinated through the offices of...

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Has your Rep signed Congressional letter against Israel academic boycott?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 7:00am 1/14/2014 at 7:00am

I reported last Friday on the draft Bipartisan Congressional letter to denounce academic boycott of Israel.

The letter reads, in part:

We write in strong opposition to the American Studies Association’s (ASA) recent decision to boycott Israeli universities and academic institutions. While ASA has every right to express its views on policies pursued...

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Bipartisan Congressional letter to denounce academic boycott of Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 10, 2014 at 12:56pm 1/10/2014 at 12:56pm

I have obtained a copy of a letter circulating in Congress denouncing the academic boycott of Israel by the American Studies Association.

The authors of the letter hope to have at least 50 co-signers (maybe more), split roughly evenly between Democrats and Republicans.

Here is the text of the letter, with the initiating...

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Say what you will about Peter Schiff

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 28, 2011 at 2:30pm 10/28/2011 at 2:30pm

but he totally wrecks Cornel West in this recent TV interview that I have deemed a must watch.  Once Cornel West makes a fortune off of reading the market, I’ll start listening to his explanations of crises.

By the way, I’m fairly certain that everyone who pines for Glass-Steagall does not know what the hell...

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NY Times Names Names

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 8, 2009 at 9:56am 11/8/2009 at 9:56am

The NY Times is naming names of House Democrats Who Voted Against the Health Care Bill.

It’s all public record, so it’s not “outing.” But it is interesting that The Times feels the need to go into such detail to highlight the Democratic heretics. The Times includes a chart showing the supposed...

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