Information comes out confiming what everybody already knew….

DRIP, DRIP: New Benghazi Emails Show Blaming Video Was Effort to Protect, Re-Elect Obama. Nobody who’s paid attention could doubt this, of course, but the evidence is now clear.

Glenn Reynolds @ InstaPundit today had this as what upset him the most about the whole mess:

“For me, the worst part was sending a filmmaker to jail for no reason other than self-protection at election time.

Justice in Obama’s America — it’s what’s convenient for the narrative at the moment.”

Yeah, they had the “Filmmaker” they lied about arrested, nice folks eh?

http://pjmedia.com/instapundit/187601/

I have a different take, I guess Glenn forgot about this, this was the worst part:

As Glenn Reynolds notes, none of us should forget this shameful moment in American history:

 “This has been a difficult week for the State Department and for our country. We’ve seen the heavy assault on our post in Benghazi that took the lives of those brave men. We’ve seen rage and violence directed at American embassies over an awful Internet video that we had nothing do to with.”

When Hillary Clinton spoke those words, in front of those victims’ families and the whole world, she knew full well that the Benghazi attack had nothing to do with any YouTube video. Months later, when she was finally called to account for it, she actually said, “What difference does it make?”

Clinton lied about the murder of an American ambassador and three other brave Americans who were left to die. She knows she lied. She knows we know she lied. And the best her defenders can muster up is: “Hey, it was a long time ago. Let it go.”

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2013/05/07/reminder-hillary-clinton-lied-about-benghazi-while-standing-in-front-of-the-victims-caskets/#ixzz30KnUkKJt

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Mutually Assured Derision: The State Department makes a hash of diplomacy.

And to think we were promised Smart DiplomacyTM back when Obama was new!

James Taranto via Instapundit:
http://pjmedia.com/instapundit/187416/

Wait, it gets worse. Some of Foggy Bottom’s tweeters are deadly earnest, making them totally defenseless against post-Soviet sarcasm. On March 26 Jen Psaki, State’s top spokesman, tweeted this: “To echo @BarackObama today-proud to stand #UnitedForUkraine World should stand together with one voice.” In an accompanying photo, a smiling Psaki gave a left-handed thumbs-up while holding up in her right hand a sign with the #UnitedForUkraine hashtag and her Twitter handle, @statedeptspox.

Yesterday, National Review Online’s Patrick Brennan reports, the Russian Foreign Ministry’s official Twitter account started including the hashtag in its tweets on the subject. Example: “[Foreign Minister Sergey] #Lavrov: Our US counterparts must compel the acting officials in Kiev to bear responsibility for the current situation #UnitedForUkraine.”

Barack Obama’s political operation frequently sees its Twitter hashtags “hijacked” by conservative antagonists. Remember #WHYouth? But in domestic politics, mutually assured derision is just good clean fun. Partisan politics thrives on antagonism. If the purpose of the domestic hashtags is to motivate Democratic base voters, conservative mockery is a help rather than a hindrance.

At Foggy Bottom, however, they seem utterly clueless as to what the Russians are up to.

Can you imagine what a hard-headed, black-hearted old KGB spy thinks when he looks out at America and sees it conducting foreign policy via a time-wasting medium primarily popular with 12 year old schoolgirls?

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And if this doesn’t work, Obama has threatened
to tap into the nation’s Strategic Listicle Reserve

 

This is exactly the sort of feeble (and feeble-minded) response that Reagan termed “provocative weakness.”

Oh.

My.

God.

AOS HQ:

http://ace.mu.nu/archives/348783.php

 

Three Democrat Activists #Occupy Domestic Terrorists Get Prison Terms for 5-8 Years

Glad to hear they were not Tea Party Activists, it might have actually gotten reported 😐 , So, question my liberal friends and family, please provide all of the other instances of this type of behavior from any tea party member, activist and/.or politician, I await your response with baited breath …

Over at the Gateway Pundit:

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http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2014/04/three-occupy-domestic-terrorists-get-prison-terms-for-5-8-years/

 

 

Slander and Lies have become the Official Democrat Party Election Strategy..

Because the thinking goes, that fomenting hatred of the “Other” will drive their voters to the polls, and you know to vote against those “Racist, Bigoted, Homophobes who are currently waging a War on Women, and want Grannie and the children to starve”, from the National Review:

What is going on? Increasingly, journalists who cover the White House are concluding that the smears are part of a conscious strategy to distract voters from Obamacare, the sluggish economy, and foreign-policy reverses; the attacks are intended, the thinking goes, to drive up resentment and hence turnout among the Democratic base.

Major Garrett, the CBS White House correspondent, has talked with White House aides who confirm that the administration is working from the theory of “stray voltage,” as developed by former White House senior adviser David Plouffe. “The theory goes like this,” Garrett wrote. “Controversy sparks attention, attention provokes conversation, and conversation embeds previously unknown or marginalized ideas in the public consciousness,”

Deliberately misstating information about key issues in order to keep certain issues before the public is often a premeditated strategy. “The tactic represents one more step in the embrace of cynicism that has characterized President Obama’s journey in office,” John Dickerson wrote at Slate. “Facts, schmacts. As long as people are talking about an issue where my party has an advantage with voters, it’s good.”

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http://www.nationalreview.com/node/376128/print

Today, John F. Kerry said, “It was easier,” during the Cold War. What he means is – it was easier – working against his country.

The AFP reported:

Secretary of State John Kerry attested Tuesday to the massively complex challenges Washington faces in Ukraine, Russia, Iran and the Middle East, declaring “it was easier” during the Cold War.

In a candid moment during a State Department speech, the top US diplomat said changing global power dynamics made a quaint memory of the early East-West stalemate, when American children would “crouch under our desks at school and practice” safety steps for a possible nuclear attack.

“During the Cold War… it was easier than it is today — simpler is maybe a way to put it,” Kerry told aid and development experts.

“The choices were less varied, less complicated, more stark, more clear: Communism, democracy, West, East, the Iron Curtain.”

He said “multiple emerging powers,” unleashed forces like radical Islam, and “too many failed states” have dramatically complicated the landscape, requiring a form of diplomatic precision that was not absolutely necessary decades ago.

In the post-war 1950s and 1960s, Kerry said, “we could make really bad decisions and still win, because we were pretty much the sole dominant economic and military power around.

From the AP via The Gateway Pundit:

Whining Nancy-Boy… John Kerry: “It Was Easier” During the Cold War

By Kerry’s own admission, he met in 1970 with delegations from the North Vietnamese communist government and discussed how the Vietnam War should be stopped.

John Kerry secretly met with representatives from the Vietcong in France while the Vietnam War is raging in southeast Asia in 1970.

Senator John Kerry and Senator Tom Harkin during the Cold War met with the communist radical Daniel Ortega in Nicaragua in 1985.

John Kerry (left) and Tom Harkin (middle) both democratic senators with the communist radical Daniel Ortega in Nicaragua, April 1985. The woman is unidentified.

John Kerry also Served for 6 months of a 1 year tour of duty, and was released from active duty three purple hearts. To this day, no one is sure just what injury’s he suffered. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swift_Vets_and_POWs_for_Truth

Upon his return, he testified before Congress against his fellow troops and his country for war crimes he claims to have witnessed. One of the blows turning the general public of these United States against the war effort to free the Vietnamese from the horrors of Communist rule. His testimony is here: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1076494/posts. He was hailed as a hero by the North Vietnamese government who had a special place in their war museum just for him http://www.wnd.com/2004/06/24870/. They felt it prudent to remove it as he ran for President of the United States and the Commander In Chief.

Now, as the United States, Secretary of State, he says “It was easier during the Cold War”. Nice eh?

 

 

MSNBC host debates Michele Fiore on Bundy ranch. Does not fare well.

Hayes tries his very best to repeatedly get Fiore to agree that Bundy is a criminal of one sort or another and goes the extra mile in slyly trying to get the Assemblywoman to say she agrees with Bundy that the federal government has no authority. She’s having none of it, and drives the conversation back to a few key points like a jackhammer.

http://hotair.com/archives/2014/04/19/msnbc-host-debates-michele-fiore-on-bundy-ranch-does-not-fare-well/