Senate advances spy legislation but law will lapse

Susan Ferrechio The Washington Examiner 5/31/2015

A bill to extend a controversial anti-terrorism surveillance tool cleared a key Senate hurdle Sunday evening, but not in time to prevent it from expiring at midnight.

The Senate voted 77-17 to bring the USA Freedom Act to the floor for debate. The bill would extend surveillance provisions of […]

It’s Obama who lost Iraq: To ask the right hypothetical questions, it's imperative to understand that fact

Charles Krauthammer The New York Daily News 5/21/2015

Ramadi falls. The Iraqi army flees. The great 60-nation anti-Islamic State coalition so grandly proclaimed by the Obama administration is nowhere to be seen. Instead, it’s the defense minister of Iran who flies into Baghdad, an unsubtle demonstration of who’s in charge — while the U.S. air […]

John McCain Engaging in ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ to Purge Tea Party Detractors From Arizona GOP

Madeleine Morgenstern The Blaze 12/31/2014

Sen. John McCain has orchestrated a major purge of Arizona Republican Party officials who backed his embarrassing censure earlier this year.

According to Politico, McCain’s team has been working to reshape the state party, knocking hostile Tea Party-aligned members from local GOP offices and replacing them with allies ahead of […]

Obama’s nominee for Pentagon post implicated in alleged theft of CIA documents

Jake Gibson, James Rosen Fox News 12/24/2014

The Obama administration’s nominee for a senior legal position at the Pentagon is one of the congressional staffers accused by Republicans and intelligence officials of stealing classified documents from the Central Intelligence Agency, Fox News has learned — and the controversy could imperil her shot at a major […]

The Full Benghazi Brief--Ghosts Beyond the Wire

sundance The Conservative Treehouse 11/10/2014

Grab a cup of coffee because it’s a long read with over 350 citations and reference source links for confirmational material. We think you’ll get hooked and find 95% of your Benghazi questions answered. And if you can find a factual flaw I’ll buy the coffee.. SD

 

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Rick Perry Adds Ex-John McCain Consultant to Legal Team

John Blosser Newsmax 27 Aug 2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has added Republican strategist Steve Schmidt to the legal team he has assembled to battle the felony indictments, which have the onetime presidential contender looking at the possibility of spending years in prison.

Schmidt was a consultant to Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, in his 2008 […]