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    Justice Under Holder: Let Gore Go But Crucify CIA

    Earlier this may, Attorney General Eric Holder testified before the House Judiciary Committee. He was questioned by former California Attorney General and Congressman Dan Lungren (R-CA) and former Texas trial judge, and Congressman Louis Gohmert (R-TX) about waterboarding and torture. Lungren and Gohmert both trapped Holder into admitting that successfully … More

    Morning Bell: The Left's War On The CIA

    In June of 2008, while campaigning for the election of President Barack Obama, Attorney General Eric Holder promised the leftist American Constitutional Society: “We owe the American people a reckoning.” Yesterday, Holder escalated his “reckoning” campaign by appointing a prosecutor to re-investigate nearly a dozen CIA interrogators and contractors alleged … More

    Six Reasons Holder Should Not Re-Investigate CIA

    According to a report this afternoon from The Washington Post, Attorney General Eric Holder has decided to appoint a prosecutor to re-examine whether there is enough evidence to launch a full-scale criminal investigation of current and former CIA personnel who may have broken the law in their dealings with detainees. … More

    Ping Pong Politics Over CIA

    Playing politics with national security is always a bad idea. It’s been hard to tell that watching the back-and-forth in Washington over the role of the CIA in the War on Terror. The administration and partisan forces in Congress have been whipsawing back and forth between trying to kowtow the … More

    Deadly Distraction

    First came the May brouhaha between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and CIA Director Leon Panetta over the agency allegedly misleading Congress about interrogations, which the recently-minted head spook refuted at the time. But like a double-agent, Panetta has now changed sides, reportedly telling Congress that the CIA withheld information from the Hill … More

    Climbing Back on Hugo Chavez’s Hot Seat: Ambassador Duddy to Return to Caracas?

    On September 11, 2008, Venezuela’s Hugo Chávez, at a mass rally of fanatics, ordered U.S. Ambassador to Venezuela, Patrick Duddy, out of the country within 72 hours. The reason for Duddy’s expulsion was Chávez’s pique with the diplomatic spat between the Bush Administration and the government of Bolivian Evo Morales. The … More

    Morning Bell: President Obama's Top Ten Apologies

    Tomorrow at 6:10 AM EST, President Barack Obama will deliver a keynote address at Cairo University. If past experience is any guide, he will continue apologizing for America’s “mistakes” and bend over backward trying to explain that the United States is not a threat to Islam. The President has already … More

    Live Blogging Pelosi's Press Conference

    Seriously? The press did not ask anymore questions on the scandal of a House Speaker accusing the men and women of the CIA of lying to Congress, which has been widely refuted. So the President won’t talk about, the Speaker won’t talk about it, and we are supposed to accept … More

    Live Blogging Pelosi's Press Conference

    The Speaker is asked about what she knew and when about CIA interrogations, and also asked about CIA Director Leon Panetta’s comments. She stands behind her earlier statement, and refuses to be distracted any further. Smart move to stand behind a statement widely refuted by members of her own party … More

    Live Blogging Pelosi's Press Conference

    The Speaker is back! She once again thanks Waxman and Markey for their Global Warming Tax, a bill disguised as environmental legislation when it would have little impact on global temperatures. In fact, it is a massive energy tax that promises soaring household energy bills, major job losses, income cuts, … More