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LadyLiberty1885 (A.P. Dillon) is a Conservative minded mother and wife living in the Triangle area of NC. Mrs. Dillon began writing in 2009 when she founded LadyLiberty1885. Her writing can also be found at Da Tech Guy and at Wizbang. Mrs. Dillon also write science fiction and children's novellas that are works in progress and unpublished as of yet.

#BENGHAZI: Bipartisan Senate Report Finds Attack Was Preventable

A newly release Senate Intelligence Committee report cast blame on the State Department for the attacks on the Benghazi Mission and CIA annex.  The report, which details fourteen different findings about the attacks that night, makes it clear that the attack was preventable.   Ultimately, however, the final responsibility for security at diplomatic facilities lies with […]

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#BENGHAZI – NY Times Spin, GITMO and Boehner

At the end December, I ran down updates that included multiple stand down orders revealed in the closed-door hearings that went on. This month, among other updates, we have the NY Times trying to revive the blame on the YouTube video, GITMO detainee involvement and Boehner being accused of blocking the investigation. NY TIMES REVIVES […]

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#BENGHAZI Closed Door Hearing Report: Multiple Stand Down Orders

Reports have surfaced out of a closed-door session that multiple stand down orders were given the night of the attack on the mission in Benghazi. Testimony from eight men have given testimony to the House Intelligence committee that points to stand down orders having been given in more than one instance. “The whole issue about […]

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#BENGHAZI: Whistleblowers, Refusing To Rescue & 60 Minutes Apology

60 Minutes and Lara Logan Issue Apology Last month, the Benghazi case was updated with a CBS 60 Minutes report given by Lara Logan.  This marked the first time a major news outlet, other than FOX, had done a special on-air report on Benghazi and the segment came over a year after the attack. *Note […]

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#BENGHAZI: 60 Minutes Catches Up A Year Late

Lara Logan and CBS 60 Minutes producer Max McClellan presented a feature on Benghazi last night. The opening sounds like the story is being taken seriously unless you consider that perhaps this isn’t being used to set the record straight, but to direct where the needle goes next. As of this report, the 60 Minute […]

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#BENGHAZI: Democrats Walk Out On Victims Parents Testimony

Spitting On Their Graves At the Oversight Committee hearing on Benghazi yesterday, every Democrat but two got up and walked out just as the parents of the victims were about to give testimony. PHOTO: @OversightDems excuse themselves from testimony of #Benghazi heroes’ family members #PJNet pic.twitter.com/NP9u2I2noC — Darrell Issa (@DarrellIssa) September 19, 2013 Read more […]

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#BENGHAZI: FOIA’s Denied, Ops Team Pulled From Search

It’s just under three weeks ago I updated on the Benghazi case.  In that update, we had learned that Nakoula had granted an interview to the Daily Caller, witnesses and survivors were being hidden from Congress and that 400 surface to air missiles that were diverted to Libya were stolen by some ‘very ugly people’. […]

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#BENGHAZI: Nakoula, Subpoenas and 400 SAM’s Gone

Earlier this month, I wrote an update covering the possibility survivors from Benghazi were being hidden or threatened and that there were dozens of CIA operatives on the ground the night of the attack. The White House, to date, has punted on whether or not witnesses were under duress, suffered threats or experiencing any retaliation. […]

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#BENGHAZI: Dozens of CIA on the ground; Survivors being hidden?

On Thursday, Jake Tapper dropped a not so subtle story at the end of the day. The CIA had dozens of operatives on the ground in Benghazi the night of the attack. Midnight call from my CIA source. ‘This is the one.’ Said the real question is why all those agents were in Benghazi. http://t.co/4ELMQMffRE […]

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#BENGHAZI: Survivor David Ubben Speaks

Hidden Survivors? A question that has recently become increasingly louder: Where are the Benghazi survivors?  Frank Wolf has been asking this question very loudly lately himself. In fact, Wolf has a long list of questions – most of which still remain unanswered. Via Washington Free Beacon: Wolf has even gone after Congress for failing to […]

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#BENGHAZI: State Dept Drags Its Feet, Pentagon Suffers ‘Administrative Error’.

State Department Drags Its Feet In late June, Rep. Darrell Issa slapped the State Department with subpoenas for four employees in a rather strongly worded letter to Secretary of State Kerry. These four employes had not been made available to the Oversight committee as was requested in May. (For more on the May 17 letter, […]

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#BENGHAZI: Kennedy’s Sign Off On Sub-Par Security; Updates

Benghazi is still here, sorry Hillary fans.  Looks like it does make a difference.  That last month has had a number of revelations that have pulled back the some of the curtain that the Obama administration keeps trying to drop over this scandal. The most recent being that it indeed does make a difference that […]

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Memorial Day: Honor Our Military, Reject Political Correctness.

It is Memorial Day. A day for remembering our fallen soldiers and honoring those still walking among us. This article may seem like a strange way to honor our military, but I think given recent events, it’s appropriate. They fight for us, we should fight for them. Denial, labeling and political correctness are killing our […]

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Obama’s Yemeni Detainee Problem

This week, President Obama announced his intention to lift the ban on the transfer of prisoners from GITMO to Yemen. President Obama will announce Thursday that the White House plans to lift the ban on sending detainees from Guantanamo Bay to Yemen, Fox News confirms, a move that could effectively resume efforts to close down […]

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#BENGHAZI Hearing: “The YouTube video was a non-event in Libya.”

Greg Hicks: The YouTube video was a non-event in Libya.” The hearing on Benghazi today shed a bit of light on what did and did not happen the night our mission in Libya was attacked by terrorists, killing four Americans.  The proceedings opened up with Representative Cummings launching an attack on the witnesses before they […]

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#BENGHAZI: ‘At best a misinformation campaign, at worst a coverup’

**This story has been updated since posting** Bombshells abound. Darrell Issa hit Face The Nation with Bob Schieffer this weekend with a look at some of the testimony to be given by three witnesses on Benghazi. Video via NRO:   Some Key Articles and Reactions: Sharyl Attkisson: Hicks was number two to Ambassador Christopher Stevens, […]

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#BENGHAZI: Whistlerblowers, emails and a coverup

In an advance issue of The Weekly Standard titled The Benghazi Talking Points, Stephen Hayes lays out new evidence that members of the Obama administration actively lied about who was responsible for the death of four Americans.  The Weekly Standard has obtained emails detailing how high level officials made changes to the CIA talking points, […]

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#BENGHAZI: Interim Progress Report Published; Clinton Lied.

The Interim Progress report on the attacks in Benghazi on September 11, 2012 was published today. You can read the full report via The Hill.  The write up of the report by The Hill hits the nail on the head in the title, GOP Benghazi Report Blames Clinton. The 46-page report accused Clinton — a possible White […]

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#BENGHAZI: Whistleblowers Emerge

Whistleblowers have emerged in the Benghazi case. CBS News: House investigators talking to new Benghazi whistleblowers Attkisson cbsnews.com/8301-250_162-5… via @cbsnews — Sharyl Attkisson (@SharylAttkisson) April 18, 2013 Whistleblowers. Plural. I am sure this will go over well, given this administration’s war on whistleblowers. CBS’s Sharyl Attkisson filed this report: CBS News has learned that multiple […]

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Rest In Peace, Iron Lady

The Iron Lady, Margaret Thatcher, has passed away at 87 following a stroke. I’m rarely at a loss for words, but this is one of those times. Margaret Thatcher was one of the great defenders of liberty. She will be sorely missed. I’ll let the Tweets and articles stand as a memorial to her. Flag […]

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#BENGHAZI: The Sound Of Silence

It’s been a few weeks since my last article on the Benghazi scandal. A silence has fallen on the topic both in the news and in the committees responsible for looking into what happened that night. This silence has been broken and highlighted at the same time by one woman: Pat Smith. Pat Smith is […]

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#BENGHAZI: Hacker Intercepts Clinton-Blumenthal Emails

A hacker going by the name ‘Guccifer’ has intercepted emails from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to a former Clinton administration assistant, Sidney Blumenthal; some pertaining to the attack in Benghazi.  Let’s set aside that Blumenthal holds no official office and that Clinton was discussing this with him rather than with someone who should […]

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#BENGHAZI: More Focus On ‘Talking Points’

Six months later, the American people still are no closer to learning the truth of what happened in Benghazi. The cover-up continues.The entire cast of characters has been in for hearings and given testimony  – everyone except the survivors, which have been shuffled around and kept hidden by this administration who has apparently interviewed the survivors all on their […]

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#BENGHAZI: Obama Did Nothing

I recently reported Panetta’s incredible statement that the President was not around during the night of the Benghazi attack. Now, it’s confirmed. The night four Americans were murdered at the hands of terrorists in Benghazi, President Obama was not involved. No calls were made by him nor did any instructions come from him as an […]

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#BENGHAZI: Absentee President When Four Americans Died

From The Weekly Standard: Defense Secretary Leon Panetta testified this morning on Capitol Hill that President Barack Obama was absent the night four Americans were murdered in Benghazi on September 11, 2012: Panetta said, though he did meet with Obama at a 5 o’clock prescheduled gathering, the president left operational details, including knowledge of what resources […]

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