by Jim Emerson, staff writer
A hallmark of the inside the beltway, cronyism style of government is the protection and promotion of incompetent political hacks within its own ranks. (2) An independent review board reported that the murders at Benghazi on September 11, 2012, were the result of “systemic failures and leadership and management deficiencies” at the State Department. (3) But of course, “…the Board did not find that any individual U.S. Government employee engaged in misconduct or willfully ignored his or her responsibilities.” (4) The fix was in even before the State Department announced, the very next day, that Secretary Clinton had accepted the resignation of Assistant Secretary of State Eric Boswell.
New York Post
The Post’s Josh Margolin reported this week that four State Department officials involved in the Benghazi affair were never removed from their positions, are still on the payroll and will resume their jobs in the near future. They were never held accountable for … Continue Reading:Protecting incompetence: a D.C. way of life
by Doug Book, staff writer
A ruling handed down on September 13th by the D.C. District Federal Court has finally made clear what many have known for years–that the Obama Administration’s Iran policy was initiated and advanced by a group with illicit, hidden ties to the Iranian Regime and financed by the U.S./Israel hating George Soros.
In 2009, Barack Obama turned over virtually all responsibility and authority for foreign policy negotiations with Iran to Trita Parsi and his National Iranian American Council (NIAC). Founded by Parsi in 2003, the Washington based NIAC is a powerful lobbying group which is “…widely considered the de facto lobby for the Iranian Regime in America.” (1)
Like too many organizations which claim to represent the best interests of the nation of Iran and Iranian-Americans, the NIAC is tightly connected with and known to be funded at least in part by the George Soros empire. Small wonder NIAC advice on dealing … Continue Reading:Court reveals Iranian operatives in charge of Obama’s Iran policy since 2009
by Jim Emerson, staff writer
Last Tuesday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton accused the Russians of delivering attack helicopters to the Syrian regime. (1) While attending a question and answer session at the Brookings Institution she said the U.S. was “concerned about the latest information we have that there are attack helicopters on the way from Russia to Syria.” (4) Insinuating that the Russians were arming Syria to kill its own civilians in order to quell a peaceful upraising but she left out an important detail.
The British press reported that the helicopters were refurbished and was being returned to Syria. (2) State department and Pentagon officials had to admit that helicopters weren’t being supplied to Syria but were being returned after being overhauled and refused to identify the type of helicopter being returned. An angry Russian foreign minister, Sergey V. Lavro accused the Obama administration of hypocrisy by selling weapons to other Gulf States that … Continue Reading:Amateur Hour at State