Writing at The American Conservative, managing editor Matt Purple points the finger squarely at the neocon cabal in both the Republican and Democrat parties. Today Libya, after a “humanitarian intervention” spear headed by Hillary Clinton and cheered on by neocon Republican senators, is a chaotic mess. There are at least two governments in the country, […]
There isn’t much good that can be said about the now deceased brutal dictator and mass murderer Muammar Qaddafi. But what can be said is that his presence at the head of Libya kept radical Islamists from putting their roots down in the country, and he prevented refugees using Libya as a launching pad over […]
Patricia Smith, mother of Sean Smith who died in the 2012 attack in Benghazi, blames Hillary Clinton personally for her son’s death. Here she is speaking at the Republican National Convention. Patricia Smith speech at RNC | Rare News
To look at US policy toward those two countries over the past five years, the general view seems to be that things couldn’t get worse, so Washington has pushed for change. In both countries, change has come, and things have gotten worse. And while it’s solipsistic to suggest that those countries’ politics turned on what […]
Yesterday, the Justice Department announced a $5 billion settlement with Goldman Sachs for its role in the financial crisis. On the one hand, it couldn’t have happened to a nicer group of guys. On the other hand, it’s an opportunity to consider if anyone could have fled a smoldering crater and gotten off lighter than […]
Just hours after the terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, where four Americans were killed, Hillary Clinton sent an email to her daughter Chelsea stating that the attack had been carried out by an “Al Queda-like group.” Patricia Smith, mother of Sam Smith, one of the four Americans killed the night of the […]
Watch Rep. Jim Jordan (Ohio) rip into Mrs. Clinton for blaming Benghazi on a “disgusting video.” What is really disgusting, writes The Federalist, is that Clinton lied not only to the American people, but also to the grieving families of the four men killed in the Benghazi attack.
Had the Obama administration been straightforward and told the American people the truth about Benghazi, Benghazi would not be political hot potato it now is. “But with the 2012 presidential vote less than two months away, the White House tried to displace reality with the preposterous YouTube story,” writes Daniel Henninger in the WSJ. But […]