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E-Mails Show State Department Made 12 Revisions to Benghazi Talking Points, Deleted CIA Warning and References to al-Qaeda

Documents show the State Department changed the CIA’s assessment of the terrorist attack that killed four Americans last September, because of an official’s political concerns. The changes deleted reference to al-Qaeda and changed ‘attacks’ to ‘demonstrations.’

E-Mails Detail State Department's Changes to CIA Briefing Document on Benghazi Terrorist Attack

Intelligence agency reports on an attack against the U.S. consulate in Benghazi were altered because State Department officials were concerned about congressional reaction to the deadly September 2012 terrorist attack in Libya, Stephen F. Hayes reports at the Weekly Standard. CIA analysts “concluded even before the assaults had ended that al Qaeda-linked terrorists were involved,” Hayes writes, citing e-mails and other documents in a 43-page congressional report. “Senior administration officials […]

From Menino to Monaco: Who's Who in the Boston Marathon Bombing Aftermath

Twin bombs detonated near the finish line of the beloved Boston Marathon on Monday left over 140 people injured and at least three — including a little boy — dead. The FBI heads an ongoing investigation into who planted these bombs and whether the terrorist(s) involved are foreign or domestic. Many faces, some unfamiliar to most Americans, lit up the evening news circuit in response to the attack. These are […]

Rand Paul: I Want Candy!

Close to six hours into his filibuster of the nomination of John Brennen for CIA chief yesterday, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) could be heard whispering something.   Filibuster is tough on the blood sugar level.RT @matthewhurtt: “Can you get me some candy?” … What was that? — Michelle Ray (@GaltsGirl) March 6, 2013 Rand Paul’s office says it doesn’t know what sort of candy bar he just wolfed down during […]

CIA Sponsors Art War - Pollock More Effective Than Nukes

There were always rumors that the cloak and dagger world of the CIA and the wild weird world of modern art were intimately intertwined.  Despite the fact that many modern artists were extreme leftists (including many former communists), their artwork thumbed its nose at Soviet Communism as much as it did stuffy corporate America. Now former CIA agents are talking openly about how the US Intelligence agency secretly funded Abstract […]