'Everyone thought this would be a January 1981 moment'

Taliban prisoner swap was ILLEGAL claims GOP as former federal prosecutor says it could lead to Obama’s impeachment

The president ignored a law – which he signed last year – requiring him to notify Congress 30 days before releasing anyone from Guantanamo Bay The Obama administration never told Capitol Hill until after Bergdahl was in […]

Senate unanimously approves bill introduced by Ted Cruz

Has hell frozen over? Democrats, GOP all just united behind Ted Cruz’s bill – unanimously

Michael Dorstewitz BizPac Review 4/8/2014

Republican Ted Cruz, the firebrand junior senator from Texas who has earned the wrath of both Democrats and establishment members of his own party, introduced a bill in the U.S. Senate Monday that got 100 […]

Iran Names 1979 U.S. Embassy Hostage-Taker Its UN Envoy

Kambiz Foroohar Bloomberg 3/30/2014

Iran has named a member of the militant group that held 52 Americans hostage in Tehran for 444 days to be its next ambassador to the United Nations.

The Iranian government has applied for a U.S. visa for Hamid Aboutalebi, Iran’s former ambassador to Belgium and Italy, who was a member […]

Canadian Diplomat Who Sheltered Americans in 1979 Iran Dies

“It would have been nice if the story was told correctly because basically, if the Canadians weren’t there to help, who knows what would have happened to those Americans.”

 

Erica Ritz The Blaze 1/5/2013

This Jan. 27, 1981 photo shows John Sheardown in Ottawa, Ontario. (Photo: AP)

John Sheardown, a […]

Iran in the 1970s before the Islamic Revolution

Mithridates Page F30 4/15/2009

Mention the word Iran to most people and this image is probably close to what first comes to mind:

 

Older people will remember a vastly different impression of Iran though, the Iran from before the Islamic Revolution. There are a large number of pictures and videos out there that […]

Congressman: Embassy Attacks Appear Coordinated, Not Linked To Islam Film

Breitbart.com Breitbart.TV 12 Sep 2012

Rep. Louie Gohmert spoke with Breitbart News’ Larry O’Connor about the recent terrorist attacks on US Embassies in Egypt and Libya and the administration’s attempt to link the attacks to an anti-Islam film.

 

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