Christmas Eve Surprise: Release of Benghazi Emails

But they’re not covering for anyone. No, there’s nothing strange about government bureaucrats working on the holidays to release information when everyone is doing their final Christmas shopping. The Hill reports, “Heavily redacted Benghazi emails released on Christmas Eve.” The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) released a handful of sensitive documents Thursday morning dealing with terrorism suspect Anwar al-Awlaki and the terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya. The Christmas Read more […]

Drone Killing American Citizens Without Due Process—It Really Is Cold-Blooded Murder

So the President’s secret memo that purports to explain the Constitutional basis for using drones to kill American citizens without due process has finally been released, thank to a FOIA request and a judge’s order. When you think about this document, remember that it is not only about what has happened in the past. As late as February Michael Peroutka pointed out that the New York Times was reporting that the Obama Administration was discussing whether or not to kill an American citizen in Read more […]

DHS Nominee Believes US Government Personnel Can Be Legally Assassinated Without Due Process

Here’s the report from Associated Press: U.S. citizens are legitimate military targets when they take up arms with al-Qaida, top national security lawyers in the Obama administration said Thursday. The lawyers were asked at a national security conference about the CIA killing of Anwar al-Awlaki, a U.S. citizen and leading al-Qaida figure. He died in a Sept. 30 U.S. drone strike in the mountains of Yemen. The government lawyers, CIA counsel Stephen Preston and Pentagon counsel Jeh Johnson, did Read more […]

Remember, Libs: More Executive Power For Obama Means More For Next GOP President

The recent coverage of President Obama’s policy of targeting American citizens for drone-bombing for mere suspicion of supporting terrorism has demonstrated not only an interesting though unsurprising double standard from the left, but also a child-like ignorance of the implications of the policies they support. MSNBC host Krystal Ball is proud to admit that she is completely okay with Obama killing whatever citizens he so chooses because she trusts him to make the right choice, but that she would Read more […]