IRS + Benghazi + AP Phone Records = Abuse of Power

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Having worked in the press corps and associated with so many fellow reporters it gives me no pleasure at all to tell you that many of them are not the brightest bulbs on the Christmas tree.

I start my blog with this, somewhat obvious, statement because for all the hullabaloo surrounding the White House lately and their evident abuse of power the one question I’m waiting to have answered has not even been asked yet. And that fact alone should convince any reasonable person to be concerned for the intelligence of our fourth estate. Who originated the idea of blaming an anti-Islamic YouTube video for the terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya last September 11? To me the fact that eight months have passed without that question being asked, let alone answered points to a complicity at the highest levels of the Obama Administration.

Here’s what we know now about Benghazi.

1) The President, Secretary of State Clinton, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney,

English: Jay Carney giving a press briefing.

Jay Carney

and UN Ambassador Susan Rice lied, repeatedly, about the nature of the attack for up to two weeks after its occurrence.

Official portrait of Secretary of State Hillar...

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.

2) We know the President, Carney and Hillary lied about the reason for the lie. Blaming talking points they said were crafted by officials of the intelligence community. We now know that State Department and White House “leadership” were instrumental in shaping the ultimate talking-points that proved to be a lie.

3) We know the State Department, headed by Clinton, ignored repeated requests for better security at the Benghazi consulate.

4) We know four Americans, including Ambassador Christopher Stevens, were killed in the pre-planned attack which had nothing to do with any video.

5) We know President Obama was involved in a tight re-election bid and that his campaigns over-riding theme was that Bin Laden was dead and Al Qaeda was on the run (only they weren’t). And we know Mitt Romney’s failure to press Obama on the Benghazi issue made him look weak and allowed Obama the high ground; especially after CNN’s Candy Crowley’s

CNN Senior Political Correspondent Candy Crowl...

CNN Sr Political Correspondent Candy Crowley at Obama Rally in Houston, Texas

unprecedented intrusion into their Presidential debate in favor of Obama in a statement that ultimately proved untrue.

6) And we know that State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland wrote in a private email that “building leadership” (State Department building) was not satisfied with the talking points on Benghazi. Who was the building’s “leadership”? That would be Hillary Clinton, the Secretary of State. Who was Nuland’s immediate boss? Uh..huh…

What we don’t know is who originally fabricated the lie that in large part rescued Obama’s campaign and went a long way toward assuring his re-election. But connecting the dots doesn’t make it difficult to draw a line straight to Hillary Clinton, and then from her straight to Obama himself. Perhaps someone will connect the dots now that increased scrutiny is being focused on the apparent abuse of power by the Obama Administration.

The revelation last week that the powerful IRS focused much tougher scrutiny on Conservative or Tea Party groups seeking non-profit status only confirms what individuals in this group have been saying for more than two years. According to an article in USA Today yesterday a Tea Party group had its application approved 90 days from submission in February 2010 and that no other Tea Party group would get their tax-exempt status approved for 27 months.

Early reports of this story following IRS Director of Exempt Organizations Lois Lerner said the abuse of the Conservative groups was limited to 2012 and was limited to lower level employees in a IRS field office in Cincinnati, Ohio (Yes…THAT Ohio. The state that singlehandedly decided the 2004 Presidential election and the state that was expected to again be a deciding swing state in the 2012 campaign). Only what Lerner and media reports didn’t tell us was that the blocking of Conservative groups tax-exempt status began in 2010 and that the Cincinnati IRS office was the sole location where such applications were directed from all across the country. In other words, there was a nationwide abuse of power over right-leaning organizations that seriously hampered their fund-raising capabilities through two elections. Or do you not believe that individuals and corporations are more likely to give money to an organization if it’s a registered non-profit and such donation is tax deductible? The answer is obvious. And money wins elections. And through this conspiracy money-raising efforts by those who would oppose Obama and Democratic ideals were seriously hampered.

But the abuse of power doesn’t stop there. In another unprecedented act of power, or abuse thereof, the Obama Justice Department subpoenaed the phone records from 20 different phone lines used by Associated Press reporters in April and May of 2012. AP President and CEO Gary Pruit said,  “There can be no possible justification for such an over broad collection of the telephone communications of The Associated Press and its reporters. These records potentially reveal communications with confidential sources across all of the newsgathering activities undertaken by the AP during a two-month period, provide a road map to AP’s newsgathering operations and disclose information about AP’s activities and operations that the government has no conceivable right to know,”. Democrats please note: this is not some right-wing GOP operative slamming the Obama DOJ. THIS IS THE ASSOCIATED PRESS!

Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday that he had recused himself from the subpoena process in the AP case. He then revealed in testimony Wednesday before a House committee that no such recusal exists, at least, not in writing. This is the head law-enforcement officer in the country admitting he didn’t keep a written record of his involvement in a leak investigation that he called the worst he’d been witness to in his career. Really? So it’s a big case with big unprecedented decisions being made and our Attorney General felt no need to have record of his recusal. Am I alone in finding no credibility in this statement?

We’ve seen this all before. Forty years ago a second-rate burglary, initially ignored by all the national press, grew into a story of abuse of power by a President and his Administration that was wide-spread and involved many different angles, stories, and victims. When the White House finally released about 100 pages of emails over the Benghazi matter yesterday it was only a small gesture. Because there are more, a lot more. Anyway…it reminded me of Nixon releasing SOME of the tapes.

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Shocking Benghazi Revelations: Gregory Hicks Full Testimony 5-8-2013 – YouTube

via Shocking Benghazi Revelations: Gregory Hicks Full Testimony 5-8-2013 – YouTube.

I was absolutely shocked in the days following the September 11, 2012 attacks on the U.S. Embassy in Benghazi, Libya at how the mass media let President Obama, Hillary Clinton, and Obama’s UN Ambassador Susan Rice lie and lie repeatedly about what happened in the killing of 4 Americans including the murder of an American Ambassador. The first U.S. Ambassador killed in 30 years.

I continue to find it remarkable that ABC, NBC, MSNBC, CNN, CBS, the New York Times, the Washington Post, NPR and most other major news organizations have let the Obama liars get away with it.

Mitt Romney blew the election by not hammering this subject more. And we all suffer because of his weakness.

But ultimately the truth will out. As seen in this courageous testimony by State Department official Greg Hicks, people will begin to speak. They’ll have to. And the cover up administered by President Obama himself will be revealed. It was despicable and shameful to make up this vulgar story that the Libyan terrorist attack on the anniversary of 911 was a spontaneous demonstration spurred by an anti-Islamic video.

If you are not an Obama apologist and contrary to Hillary Clinton’s opinion think this DOES matter, then spread the word. Share this blog and this video all over the internet.

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Obama didn’t Say What he Said-The Jedi Mind Trick

Alec Guinness as Obi-Wan Kenobi

Obi-Wan Kenobi 


I’ve been closely paying attention to national politics for 25 years. And I’ve made a habit of studying it even longer. And I’ve never seen or read of the phenomena now afflicting nearly half of all Americans. But I have seen it before… in the movies. It’s called the Jedi Mind Trick, made famous by  Obi Wan Kenobi in the original Star Wars. President Barack Obama has seemingly been a good student. The Force is strong with this one.


The Jedi Mind Trick- “These aren’t the droids you’re looking for…” can be seen at the 3:18 point in this video from Star Wars.



In the most recent example of Obama not saying what he said we are all being led to believe he and his Administration didn’t repeatedly, with considerable effort, try to steer the blame for the Benghazi, Libya Al Qaida terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate and the murder of our Ambassador and three others on a previously unknown YouTube 13 minute video.


“These are not the droids you’re looking for.”


The Jedi Mind Trick is so forceful in Obama he managed to get a respected national media journalist to back his lie in front of the world in a Presidential Debate. Obama says he called the attacks a terrorist attack. He even says “read the transcripts”. And moderator Candy Crowley tells opponent Mitt Romney in fact that he did call it a terrorist attack the day after, in his Rose Garden comments. But a full viewing of the video shows even THAT is a lie.



Clearly Obama says “acts of terror” at the 4:18 point of the above video. But equally clear is that he was speaking generally about numerous “acts of terror”. But even the minutia of this discussion is part of the Jedi trick. The simple minds that fall for it fail to recognize that Obama may have said “acts of terror” on September 12, one day after the murders in Benghazi but in the same video before saying “acts of terror” Obama says, “Since our founding the United States has been a nation that respects all faiths, we reject all efforts to denigrate the religious beliefs of others.” What is he talking about? While not mentioning the video one only needs know what happened in the following two weeks to understand what he was setting up.


In this video Obama’s lies are shown in chronological order:



This isn’t the first time Obama hasn’t said what he’s said. In the now infamous “You didn’t build that.” speech Democrats say repeatedly that the President was taken out of context. They say he wasn’t denigrating business owners in his remarks.



Being generous Obama may have been referencing roads and bridges with the comment “You didn’t build that”. But there is no denying the snarky defamatory tone and nature of the entire speech. He was undeniably saying to business owners “You didn’t build that”, even if those exact words were referencing a more specific point within his overall point.


“You didn’t build that” was denied time and time again from Obama’s Jedi Mind Trick affected defenders. But, there it is on the video for all people with an IQ above the length of a yardstick to see, hear and understand. This man doesn’t like business owners or the initiative they show.


In 2008 candidate Barack Obama had his Romney “47%” moment when he said his opponents “cling to guns or to religion” as a way of explaining their opposition.



But as offensive as this comment is, we seldom heard about it. Jedi Mind trick at work again.


“You don’t need to see his identification”


Obama attends the church of Pastor Jeremiah Wright for twenty years. He is close friends and political allie of admitted terrorist Bill Ayers. These are just a few of the associations Obama has and had that would have disqualified ANY other candidate for City Council, let alone President. Jedi Mind Trick.


He is given the Nobel Peace Prize months into office in 2009 having done NOTHING to warrant such an honor. Jedi Mind trick.


Those afflicted by the Obama Jedi mastery say Benghazi attack was properly called an “Act of terror” by Obama and they ignore his comments on the Letterman Show, The View, and at the United Nations a full 2 weeks after. They now say, “Well…we don’t know the reason behind why he would say that. There are national security issues at stake.”


“You can go about your business.”


“Move along. Move along.”


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