GOP Intelligence Captured by the State Department?

Lindsey Graham’s reaction to the Benghazi report raises the question of whether GOP intelligence has been captured by the State Department. By “GOP intelligence,” I mean Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee. As CNN reports, “Sen. Lindsey Graham: GOP-led Benghazi report is ‘full of crap’” Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, has some harsh words for the recently released Benghazi report, led by his own party. “I think the report is full of crap,” Graham told Gloria Read more […]

A Republican Defends CIA Spying—After They Admit Guilt!

I guess it shouldn’t surprise me that a Republican defends CIA spying—or at least claims that they never really did it. What does surprise me is that he does so after they admit guilt! As Bob Allen wrote, “What the CIA chief formerly dismissed as ‘beyond the scope of reason’ is now confirmed as true.” You think that would settle the issue, but no. The Hill reports: House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) said Sunday he doesn’t think the CIA spied on the Senate. Rogers Read more […]

Government: We’re Failing To Protect You So Give Us More Money & Power

If you worked in the private sector you wouldn’t use the fact that you are unable to deliver a service as a reason why people should pay you more for the service. But for politicians the worst possible scenario is to actually solve a problem. If you solve the problem then how can you justify an bigger budget? Thus, the headline from Politico.com: “Feinstein, Rogers: United States ‘not safer today.’” Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Representative Mike Rogers (R-MI) are leaders of Read more […]