Blog Smith

Blog Smith is inspired by the myth of Hephaestus in the creation of blacksmith-like, forged materials: ideas. This blog analyzes topics that interest me: IT, politics, technology, history, education, music, and the history of religions.

Friday, November 30, 2012

Evangelical Pastafarian Church

Tracy McPherson (a self-described minister of the Evangelical Pastafarian Church) gave a speech to Chester County commissioners.


American Households Hit 43-Year Low In Net Worth


Thursday, November 29, 2012

Gold Certificate

Security through obscurity: How to cover your tracks online


Frank Gaffney, The Muslim Brotherhood in America

A Course in ten parts

Sandwiches, Wagons, Entitlements

Profiting from Killers of American Troops: Susan Rice’s Enrichment Program

Rice has the highest net worth of executive branch members, with a fortune estimated between $24 to $44 million, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. A Free Beacon analysis of Rice’s portfolio shows thousands of dollars invested in at least three separate companies cited by lawmakers on Capitol Hill for doing business in Iran’s oil and gas sector.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012


Part 1

Part 2

Bid on Obama in Pee Pee?

Gary Alexander, Secretary of Public Welfare, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, confirms, government welfare has become a lucrative gig for many.

welfare failure


St. Louis Ashura


Jumhur Alhussain 11-2012 جمهور الحسين لط

San Jose

latmiya/azadari - Ashura 2012 @ SABA, San Jose, California

SABA is the largest Shi'a masjid in the San Francisco Bay Area, every year they have Majalis for the first 10 days of Muharam, commemorating Imam Husayn's martyrdom. Each night they have four parallel programs - English majlis, Farsi majlis, Arabic majlis and Urdu majlis. This video was taken in the Urdu hall on the night of Ashura.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

U.S. Treasury Declines to Name China Currency Manipulator

U.S. Treasury Declines to Name China Currency Manipulator

Generation Identitaire: French Youth, Multiculturalism & Islamism

How-to text messaging for oldtimers

Steven Crowder on marijuana


Push to step up domestic use of drones

Monday, November 26, 2012

Islamic Blood Rites

Bloody rites and agonizing ceremony: Devotees turn mosque floor red during mass flagellation to mourn Shiite martyr

Bill Whittle: Why don’t Republicans commit to their own story?


Jose Barrientos does not explain how no one knew his real voice — perhaps he had recently moved– but he seemingly fooled everyone in his speech class. Though he is Hispanic and bilingual, Barrientos is “purely American,” according to Gawker, and English is his first language.

I'm old-fashioned but since the point is effective communication can't they talk without the bad language?

To do list:

Speak properly if you are learning.


Obama's Soviet Mistake

The author, Xavier Lerma, goes on to note how Obama’s “cult of personality” has mesmerized the ignorant in America, who will follow the hope and change icon in much the same way as ”fools” still praise Lenin and Stalin in Russia.

"He is a Communist without question promoting the Communist Manifesto without calling it so. How shrewd he is in America. His cult of personality mesmerizes those who cannot go beyond their ignorance. They will continue to follow him like those fools who still praise Lenin and Stalin in Russia. Obama’s fools and Stalin’s fools share the same drink of illusion."

The author questions if Americans have ever read history and concludes that American schools have been “conquered by Communists long ago,” paving the way for a revisionist history that would only lead to the election of a Communist president in the U.S.



Saudi Arabia’s [Prince] Turki al Faisal addressing Bill Clinton at Clinton Global Initiative shindig, September 25, 2012:

“Muslims will never forget your deliverance of Bosnia-Herzogovenia and Kosovo, and near-deliverance, within 100 meters, of Palestine from occupation.”

Israel Successfully Test-Fires Magic Wand, Successor to Iron Dome Interceptor

Magic Wand

Our Lord and Savior Barack Obama

Oscar-winning actor Jamie Foxx recently called Barack Obama "our lord and savior." This occurred at the previously recorded Soul Train Awards broadcast on BET

Sunday, November 25, 2012

California Man Jailed Four Days for Recording Cops

Daniel J. Saulmon was charged with resisting, delaying and obstructing an officer but the video shows he was standing well out the way of a traffic stop and was only arrested when he failed to produce identification to an approaching officer. And there is no law in California that requires citizens to produce identification. And even if there was, it would require the officer to have a reasonable suspicion that he was committing a crime.


Saturday, November 24, 2012


Kashmiri Shiite Muslims step on a US flag painted on the street during a religious procession held on the fourth day of Ashura. (Photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Ian Hunter, 24 November 2012, Saturday, Havana New Hope, PA 8 pm


When I'm President


23 Swan Hill

All The Way From Memphis

Just Another Night

Wash Us Away

Roll Away The Stone

Sweet Jane

Original Mixed Up Kid

Just The Way You Look Tonight

Just the Way You Look Tonight

Roll Away the Stone

Set list



Ian at the piano



Saturday Gigs



Good night



Got a salute as a hello from Paul during "Wash Us Away" and shook his hand coming off stage. Great show, stood in front of Ian's keyboard.

105 S. Main Street, New Hope, PA

Dave Maida Presents the legendary IAN HUNTER & The Rant Band

General Admission Standing

Doors Will Call 6 pm

Show 8pm

How Highbrows Killed Culture

Commentary, Fred Siegel — April 2012

Friday, November 23, 2012

Pilgrims and Property Rights: Reason TV

Ian Hunter, 23 November 2012, Friday, At The Tabernacle, Mt. Tabor, New Jersey

Comfortable (Flyin' Scotsman)

Once Bitten, Twice Shy

Once Bitten, Twice Shy

Fatally Flawed

Wash Us Away



Irene Wilde/All The Way From Memphis

Just Another Night

Black Tears

I Don't Know What You Want

(lead vocals by Jesse)


All American Alien Boy

Girl From the Office


Michael Picasso

When I'm President

Just The Way You Look Tonight

Ta Shunka Witco


Sweet Jane

Saturday Gigs/Life/All The Young Dudes/Goodnight Irene

The band's final encore, and singing back up, Willie Nile and Ian's son Jesse Hunter Patterson

Song list



Jesse, on lead vocals, James, Ian at piano, on I Don’t Know What You Want



Ian, James, Jess Hunter, Willie Nile, All The Young Dudes



From Willie Nile music:

All The Young Dudes

Band intro:



Ian Hunter

DATE: Friday, November 23, 2012 DOORS: 7:30p SHOW: 8:00p

31 Simpson Ave, Mount Tabor, NJ 07878 (near Denville, N.J., but not that easy to find).

Willie Nile opening for Ian Hunter: Willie Nile and Johnny Pisano duo show.

Willie Nile-The Road To Calvary

Willie Nile-The Innocent Ones

One Guitar

House Of A Thousand Guitars


Oil Myth Pyramid

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

The Series: Civilization, Niall Ferguson

Civilization, the series, by Niall Ferguson

Admiral Gaouette was relieved of duty; buried Bin Laden



Ian Hunter with Otis Gibbs

Episode 7: Ian Hunter

Koran: Beat Your Wife, Qur'an 4:34

"Men are the managers of the affairs of women for that God has preferred in bounty one of them over another, and for that they have expended of their property. Righteous women are therefore obedient, guarding the secret for God's guarding. And those you fear may be rebellious admonish; banish them to their couches, and beat them. If they then obey you, look not for any way against them; God is All-high, All-great." -- Qur'an 4:34

The directive to "beat them" is not an allowance at all, but a straightforward, matter-of-fact command. And the words وَاضْرِبُوهُنَّ, wa dariboohunna, do not just mean "and chastise them." They mean "and beat them," and that or a variant of that is how they are uniformly translated:

Pickthall: “and scourge them”
Yusuf Ali: “(And last) beat them (lightly)”
Al-Hilali/Khan: “(and last) beat them (lightly, if it is useful)”
Shakir: “and beat them”
Sher Ali: “and chastise them”
Khalifa: “then you may (as a last alternative) beat them”
Arberry: “and beat them”
Dawood: "and beat them"
Rodwell: “and scourge them”
Sale: “and chastise them”
Asad: “then beat them”
Daryabadi: "and beat them"

Aisha reports that Muhammad struck her. Once he went out at night after he thought she was asleep, and she followed him surreptitiously. Muhammad saw her, and, as Aisha recounts: “He struck me on the chest which caused me pain, and then said: Did you think that Allah and His Apostle would deal unjustly with you?” (Sahih Muslim 2127) Aisha herself said it: “I have not seen any woman suffering as much as the believing women.” (Sahih Bukhari 7.72.715)

Laleh Bakhtiar, in a recent translation that has received wide publicity, translates it as “go away from them.” In light of this unanimity among the translators, both Muslim and non-Muslim, this seems difficult to sustain – all of these authorities got the passage wrong until Bakhtiar? But her impulse is understandable, as many Muslims today regard this verse with acute embarrassment. Muhammad Asad adduces numerous traditions in which Muhammad “forbade the beating of any woman,” concluding that wife-beating is “barely permissible, and should preferably be avoided.”

Unfortunately, however, this is not a unanimous view. The Koran commentary Ruhul Ma’ani reflects mainstream Muslim understandings of this verse when it gives four reasons that a man may beat his wife: “if she refuses to beautify herself for him,” if she refuses sex when he asks for it, if she refuses to pray or perform ritual ablutions, and “if she goes out of the house without a valid excuse.”

Also, Muhammad’s example is normative for Muslims, since he is an “excellent example of conduct” (Koran 33:21) – and according to a canonical hadith, Muhammad’s favorite wife, his child bride Aisha, reports that Muhammad struck her. Once he went out at night after he thought she was asleep, and she followed him surreptitiously. Muhammad saw her, and, as Aisha recounts: “He struck me on the chest which caused me pain, and then said: Did you think that Allah and His Apostle would deal unjustly with you?” (Sahih Muslim 2127) Aisha herself said it: “I have not seen any woman suffering as much as the believing women.” (Sahih Bukhari 7.72.715)

January 17, 1961 outgoing President Dwight D. Eisenhower warns about the “Military Industrial Complex”

No White, No Men: Obama Constituency List

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Ian Hunter, Cover Versions and Songs Written for Other Artists

List of songs


A lawsuit filed last week by the Institute for Justice, one of the nation’s leading legal advocates for entrepreneurs, and three Chicago-area business owners alleges that city officials have been discriminating against food truck vendors in order to protect restaurants from competition.


Hamas Rocket Threat


BOSTON TEA PARTY TERRORISM: Common Core Curriculum in U.S. Schools


“Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?” – “Who guards the guardians?”

Palestinian Activists Attack Jews in U.S.

Napolitano did not deny that the U.S. Hacked France's Computers

Report: French officials accuse US of hacking Sarkozy's computers

Monday, November 19, 2012

Associated Press’ Matt Lee vs. State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland

Great Moments in Unintended Consequences


Romney has suggested that Obama won the election by appealing to various constituencies with “gifts,” while his campaign focused on helping the country as a whole.

CNN with Don Lemon and contributor LZ Granderson.

“When the people find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.” — Benjamin Franklin

Gun Club Shoots Down Animal Rights Drone

Flying Camera From Animal Rights Group Shot Down at Pigeon Shoot

U.S. Bases Surrounding Iran

Sunday, November 18, 2012


Mick Ronson: Just Like This and (Remastered) Slaughter on 10th Avenuen

Just Like This (recorded in 1976, released in 1999).

Just Like This (5:28)
I'd Give Anything To See You (5:59)
Takin' A Train (6:17)
Hard Life (6:33)
(I'm Just A) Junkie For Your Love (2:51)
Crazy Love (6:59)
Hey Grandma (4:58)
Is That Any Way (3:47)
I've Got No Secrets (4:53)
Hard Headed Woman (4:08)
Roll Like The River (6:11)
Angel No. 9 (5:34)

Bonus Disc:Demos & Alternate Mixes.

Crazy Love (6:42)
I'd Give Anything To See You (Right Now) (5:28)
Takin' The Next Train (6:17)
Hard Life (ballad version) (3:55)
Junkie (3:08)
Hey Grandma (4:40)
Just Like This (7:07)
Ronno's Bar and Grill (5:38)
Slaughter on 10th Avenue [Full Album Remastered]

1. Love Me Tender
2. Growing Up & I'm Fine
3. Only After Dark
4. Music Is Lethal
5. I'm The One
6. Pleasure Man/Hey Ma Get Papa
7. Slaughter On 10th Avenue
Bonus Tracks:
8. Solo On 10th Avenue (Live) (Previously Unreleased)
9. Leave My Heart Alone (Live) (Original B-Side)
10. Love Me Tender (Live) (Bonus Track)
11. Slaughter On 10th Avenue (Live) (Bonus Track)

Is Petraeus Scandal an Obama Scandal?

"Here’s a man who knows the administration holds his fate in its hands, and he gives testimony completely at variance with what the Secretary of Defense had said the day before, at variance with what he’d heard from his station chief in Tripoli, and with everything that we had heard."

White House Edited Out Al-Qaeda, But Lies About It

White House denies terror delete

Israeli Flag Flying

Saturday, November 17, 2012



Understanding American Pie Don McLean


Get Off the Grid: Terrorism and the Electric Power Delivery System

NAS described the current system as “inherently vulnerable” due to its widespread nature and poor security of facilities.


Democratic Party Has Legal Authority to Commit Voter Fraud

Why the GOP won’t challenge vote fraud

Twitter suspends tweeter for anti-Obama cartoon

Twitter suspends American Orthodox Jew for tweeting anti-Obama cartoon about Israel

Friday, November 16, 2012

Government Takes

Government Best, Governs Least

Tyranny and Oppression, James Madison

Fear and Liberty, Thomas Jefferson

Democracy, Lamb, and Two Wolves, Benjamin Franklin

On June 15, 1750, during a fierce summer storm, Benjamin Franklin reportedly flew his famous kite and successfully extracted sparks from a cloud. Consequently he deduced that lightning was electrical in nature. He went on to invent the lightning rod. “Would not these pointed Rods probably draw the Electrical Fire silently out of a Cloud before it came nigh enough to strike,” he theorized, “and thereby secure us from that most sudden and terrible Mischief!” In the end he did exactly that, and planted rods by the University of Pennsylvania and Independence Hall.

Franklin’s electrical experiments are probably the first thing any child learns about him in school, but of course he was so much more than just a kite enthusiast. His unending curiosity about the world around him, and relentless drive to hypothesize, experiment, and discover are all trademarks of an independent mind. He lived life wishing to see things how they were, not how others insisted they were. It is no surprise that he concluded monarchy was an inferior system to republicanism, and so became one of the most brilliant minds campaigning for American independence.

His fame and charisma attracted international attention to the cause, and it was Franklin that eventually persuaded the French to provide financial and military assistance to the Continental Army. A decade later, he was a delegate to the Constitutional Convention. In fact, he is the only Founding Father to have signed the Declaration of Independence, the treaty of alliance with France, the Treaty of Paris that ended the Revolution, and the Constitution. He was gifted not only with intellect, but the energy to always be at the center of events. He is undoubtedly a founding father of America.

Truth and Universal Deceit, George Orwell

Republic Constitution

Dumb Ways to Die

Bloomberg's Jaroslovsky Reviews Bose VideoWave TV

Bloomberg's Jaroslovsky Reviews Bose VideoWave TV

Feb. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Rich Jaroslovsky reviews Bose Corp.'s VideoWave television. The 46-inch TV couples a flat-screen, 1080p high-definition, liquid-crystal display with sound from an invisible home-theater system. (Rich Jaroslovsky is a Bloomberg News columnist. The opinions expressed are his own. Source: Bloomberg)

Obama and Satan 11-09 What Obama's re-election says about the state of spiritual warfare.

Subversive Priests, The Vortex


A MK-48 gunner is engaged in an intense firefight with 10-15 insurgents 50-100 meters away in Afghanistan. . An A-10 is called in to engage with it’s 30mm cannon on the enemy positions striking several times.

Charts: Warfare State, Innovation State

Charts: Warfare State and Innovation State down, Welfare State up

As a recent report from Third Way concluded, ”As the Baby Boomers enter retirement, entitlements will encroach upon an even greater portion of the federal dollars once reserved for building roads, educating kids, and paving the way for technological breakthroughs. Entitlements are a critical part of economic security, but without change, investments will all but dry up, threatening our economy’s ability to grow and create opportunity in the 21st century.”


From MSNBC’s “The Cycle” co-host S.E. Cupp (also co-host of TheBlaze TV’s “Real News”) vs. Sister Simone Campbell, the nun known for her involvement in the “Nuns on the Bus” tour.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Campus censorship & the end of American debate

Where do we go from here? Bill Whittle

An animated look at the free market

Shelby County, Tenn. Bureaucrats Tax Santa Claus

The New Capital of the United States

Obama Gives Petraeus's Wife a Promotion and $187,605-Per-Year Job

She is now the assistant director for the Office of Servicemember Affairs. Her position pays an annual salary of $187,605, according to the communications office of the bureau.

"Pallyhood," Palestinians Fake Injuries Against Israel

Another incident in 2002 purportedly shows a man faking his own funeral. has more about the clip:

In a press briefing Thursday, IDF Intelligence Officer Colonel Miri Eisen screened video imagery of a staged Palestinian funeral photographed by an Israeli drone flying over Jenin on Monday, April 28. Pallbearers repeatedly tried to carry a green blanket wrapped around a man who pretended to be dead, but kept falling out of the blanket. The funeral took place between the area that was destroyed in the Jenin refugee camp and the nearby cemetery.

The Palestinians, Col. Eisen said, sought “to show as many casualties as possible were buried inside Jenin. They tried to falsify evidence in preparation for the committee by executing a fake [funeral] ceremony, carrying the ‘body’ and filming the entire process.”

The film was screened to foreign reporters and later shown on Israeli television, causing considerable amusement among the TV commentators and journalists, since the “corpse” kept tumbling out of the blanket. “One time he falls off the stretcher when he is already in a crowd,” Col. Eisen narrated. “When he came back to life in the middle of the crowd (at approximately 1:35 in the clip), the crowd breaks up because they didn’t know that it wasn’t really a corpse.” Israel Radio reported that many reporters laughed at the point in the tape that the “corpse” seemed to “rise from the dead,” causing the people around him to flee in terror.

'Real-time' video shows Islamist Attack

It remains to be seen if the Democrats keep pressing. The key figure is Feinstein and she is still on the fence according to her statement.

"A lot of light was shone on this situation," Sen. Dianne Feinstein said after a hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee, which she chairs. "But we don't have all the facts yet. We are, in effect, fact-finding."


Turkish Islamicised Matthew Translation

'Father' and 'Son' Ousted from the Trinity in New Bible Translations

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

The Center for Security Policy (CSP) and questions on “Benghazigate.”

1)      Can the attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi be disassociated from the larger failure of American policy towards Libya and the region that has involved engaging Islamists, including the Muslim Brotherhood and even individuals and organizations known to be associated with al Qaeda?  For example, hasn’t the U.S. government entered into a relationship with Libya Shield, which fought under the black flag of al Qaeda during the “February 17th revolution.” Libya Shield is led by Wissam bin Hamid, who official sources have identified as a jihadist and veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan, and possibly the leader of al Qaeda in Libya. Yet, this man met with U.S. diplomats on September 9, voiced his support for MB candidate running for PM in Libya and threatened to withdraw security from US if the candidate he said the US backed won. Who authorized this meeting and this relationship? The same should be asked about February 17th Martyrs Brigade, from which Ansar al Sharia is said to have spun off.
2)      Were jihad, anti-infidel, pro-shariah factors taken into consideration in formulating U.S. policy on Libya and the so-called Arab Spring more generally? Why not? How would such factors have shaped the policy differently?
3)      Who came up with the idea of blaming an anti-Mohammed video for the attack in Benghazi when it was clear from Day 1 at State and the Tripoli CIA station and by Day 3 at the FBI (after it interviewed survivors) that there was no protest, period?
4)      Who coordinated the dissemination of this false narrative, notably to the President, UN Ambassador Susan Rice, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, CIA Director Petraeus and White House spokesman Jay Carney?
5)      Who drafted the President’s September 25th address to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in which he cited the video six times and declared, “The future must not belong to those who slander the prophet of Islam”?
6)      Who called the deflection operation off, and when? Is it coincidental that that seemed to occur after the UNGA speech, which stands as the closing bookend to the video-narrative that the White House and, as others dropped out, Obama alone pressed for two full weeksafter the attack.
7)      Meanwhile, why did the CIA and other intelligence agencies ignore a seemingly more significant video – Ayman al-Zawaheri’s video exhorting Libyans to take revenge for the U.S. killing of Libyan al Qaeda leader Yahya al Libi that was posted online on September 9 and September 10? Spokesmen such as George Little at Pentagon have explicitly stated there was no prior warning about Benghazi. Doesn’t a 9/11 anniversary video from the head of AQ exhorting Libyans to fight Americans count as a warning?
8)      Did President Obama order the U.S. military not to come to the aid of Americans under attack on 11 September 2012?  Mr. Obama told a local Colorado TV reporter that he made his priorities clear “the minute I found out what was happening.” He continued: “Number one, make sure that we are securing our personnel and doing whatever we need to.” Did Obama issue such a directive, written or oral? If so, was it carried out? If not, why did the president lie to the reporter?
9)    “White House Counterterrorism Advisor John Brennan reportedly was aware that there was a relationship [between General David Petraeus and Paula Broadwell] as early as the summer of 2011.”  Yet, myriad published reports indicate that only a small number of individuals in the FBI and Department of Justice, including Attorney General Eric Holder, were privy to the investigation into this affair.  Which is it? And, either way, was the President actually kept in the dark until after the election?
10)  The CIA’s Benghazi station was reportedly engaged in a covert operation aimed at helping an international effort to arm the so-called “Syrian opposition” by shipping weapons recovered from “liberated” Qaddafi-era caches.  If, as the New York Times has reported, the bulk of the armaments being sent to the “rebels” in Syria by Turkey, Qatar and Saudi Arabia are winding up in the hands of the most radical Islamist elements, some supplied by us are likely reaching al Qaeda operatives, as well.  Has the Obama administration been secretly arming Syria’s opposition, including al Qaeda and/or other radical Islamists?

Farewell to Congress - Ron Paul

November 14, 2012


Egypt security uncovers militant group’s ‘caliphate’ plan to conquer state

Egypt security uncovers militant group’s ‘caliphate’ plan to conquer state


Military forces assassinated prominent Hamas commander Ahmed Jabari; I wonder if we could borrow them to find the killer of our Ambassador and the team that attempted to rescue him.

Islamists Interrupt Canadian Ceremony Honoring War Dead

Sun News report

U.S. Bridges, Roads Being Built by Chinese Firms

U.S. Bridges, Roads Being Built by Chinese Firms

video platform video management video solutions video player

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

THE VOTE PUMP, Bill Whittle

‘Break up’ with the mainstream media, PolitiChick

Khrushchev Quote

"We cannot expect Americans to jump from capitalism to Communism, but we can assist their elected leaders in giving Americans small doses of socialism until they suddenly awake to find they have Communism."

"You Americans are so gullible. No, you won't accept communism outright. But we'll keep feeding you small doses of socialism until you finally wake up and find you already have communism. We won't have to fight
you; we'll so weaken your economy until you fall like overripe fruit into our hands."

    -Soviet Leader
Nikita Khrushchev, 1959

New Video Of Broadwell In Aspen


Nat Hentoff shames Americans who have 'discard the Declaration of Independence.'

Chuck Woolery with an assault rifle

What is the fiscal cliff?

Jill Kelley requested "diplomatic protection" in 911 call

“The Journey-– A Retrospective of Mott the Hoople and Ian Hunter,” SonyBmg, November 13

The Journey

Monday, November 12, 2012

FBI Raid Broadwell Home

Now what?

Drivers quizzed about shooting habits and vehicles searched by rangers in Redington Pass, Arizona

Drivers were quizzed about their shooting habits and had their vehicles searched by Forest and National Park rangers at a checkpoint in Redington Pass, Arizona.

Islamism America

The Other, Other Woman in the Petraeus Case

Jill Kelley was raised in Philadelphia, where her family settled in the mid-1970s and opened a Middle Eastern restaurant after immigrating from Lebanon. Her father, John Khawam, was a renowned organist in Lebanon.

FBI Deemed Petraeus Affair Part of Criminal, Not Intel Probe

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor knew of Petraeus' affair with Broadwell almost two weeks before the former CIA director resigned his post.

Petraeus could possibly face military prosecution for adultery if officials turn up any evidence to counter his apparent claims that the affair began after he left the military.


Sharon Aceta, an eighth grade math teacher at Rawlinson Road Middle School, wrote:

“Congrats Obama. As one of my students sang down the hallway, ‘We get to keep our fooood stamps’…which I pay for because they can’t budget their money…and really, neither can you.”


How to Create Violence: Palestinians Teach Their Children

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Election Results

Posted are voting results from the presidential election from various precincts in Cuyahoga County, Ohio.

In this first set of Cuyahoga County precincts, Mitt Romney received exactly zero votes in each instance...

0154 CLEVELAND -02-Q: 542 - 0
0192 CLEVELAND -04-L: 388 - 0

0204 CLEVELAND -05-E: 597 - 0

0205 CLEVELAND -05-F: 483 - 0

0206 CLEVELAND -05-G: 257 - 0

0219 CLEVELAND -05-T: 386 - 0

0228 CLEVELAND -06-H: 405 - 0

0232 CLEVELAND -06-L: 70 - 0

0233 CLEVELAND -06-M: 419 - 0

0241 CLEVELAND -06-U: 118 - 0

0248 CLEVELAND -07-F: 361 - 0

0273 CLEVELAND -08-J: 472 - 0
0280 CLEVELAND -08-Q: 49 - 0

0285 CLEVELAND -09-B: 414 - 0

0288 CLEVELAND -09-E: 478 - 0

0523 EAST CLEVELAND -04-C: 486 - 0

In this next set of results we get to see many of the precincts where Mitt Romney received exactly one vote...

0118 CLEVELAND -01-A: 438 - 1

0144 CLEVELAND -02-G: 532 - 1
0183 CLEVELAND -04-C: 548 - 1
0185 CLEVELAND -04-E: 522 - 1

0190 CLEVELAND -04-J: 434 - 1

0200 CLEVELAND -05-A: 364 - 1

0217 CLEVELAND -05-R: 357 - 1
0240 CLEVELAND -06-T: 148 - 1

0272 CLEVELAND -08-I: 473 - 1

0274 CLEVELAND -08-K: 382 - 1
0276 CLEVELAND -08-M: 492 - 1
0279 CLEVELAND -08-P: 378 - 1

0284 CLEVELAND -09-A: 320 - 1
0287 CLEVELAND -09-D: 394 - 1

0289 CLEVELAND -09-F: 468 - 1

0290 CLEVELAND -09-G: 400 - 1

0303 CLEVELAND -10-C: 471 - 1

0312 CLEVELAND -10-L: 363 - 1

0314 CLEVELAND -10-N: 340 - 1

0315 CLEVELAND -10-O: 473 - 1

0512 EAST CLEVELAND -02-D: 437 - 1

0513 EAST CLEVELAND -02-E: 359 - 1

1040 WARRENSVILLE HTS -02-A: 523 - 1

1041 WARRENSVILLE HTS -02-B: 514 - 1

Now let's look at some of the Cuyahoga County precincts were Mitt Romney received exactly two votes...

0120 CLEVELAND -01-C: 531 - 2

0128 CLEVELAND -01-K: 470 - 2

0136 CLEVELAND -01-S: 635 - 2

0147 CLEVELAND -02-J: 541 - 2

0148 CLEVELAND -02-K: 632 - 2

0149 CLEVELAND -02-L: 531 - 2

0153 CLEVELAND -02-P: 564 - 2

0155 CLEVELAND -02-R: 509 - 2
0187 CLEVELAND -04-G: 491 - 2

0188 CLEVELAND -04-H: 508 - 2

0194 CLEVELAND -04-N: 520 - 2

0211 CLEVELAND -05-L: 461 - 2

0213 CLEVELAND -05-N: 324 - 2

0222 CLEVELAND -06-B: 637 - 2

0225 CLEVELAND -06-E: 505 - 2

0226 CLEVELAND -06-F: 342 - 2

0234 CLEVELAND -06-N: 244 - 2

0236 CLEVELAND -06-P: 438 - 2
0249 CLEVELAND -07-G: 446 - 2

0250 CLEVELAND -07-H: 358 - 2

0251 CLEVELAND -07-I: 445 - 2

0253 CLEVELAND -07-K: 429 - 2

0256 CLEVELAND -07-N: 433 - 2

0262 CLEVELAND -07-T: 363 - 2
0269 CLEVELAND -08-F: 463 - 2

0270 CLEVELAND -08-G: 516 - 2

0278 CLEVELAND -08-O: 405 - 2

0302 CLEVELAND -10-B: 452 - 2

0311 CLEVELAND -10-K: 476 - 2

0511 EAST CLEVELAND -02-C: 319 - 2

0515 EAST CLEVELAND -03-A: 359 - 2

0516 EAST CLEVELAND -03-B: 459 - 2

0519 EAST CLEVELAND -03-E: 293 - 2

0526 EAST CLEVELAND -04-F: 517 - 2

0625 HIGHLAND HILLS -00-A: 377 - 2

Here are some more precincts where Barack Obama won more than 99% of the vote...

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0282 CLEVELAND -08-S: 517 - 4

0292 CLEVELAND -09-I: 423 - 4

0294 CLEVELAND -09-K: 445 - 4
0307 CLEVELAND -10-G: 428 - 4

0317 CLEVELAND -10-Q: 446 - 3

0320 CLEVELAND -10-T: 654 - 5

0510 EAST CLEVELAND -02-B: 401 - 4

0518 EAST CLEVELAND -03-D: 374 - 3

0520 EAST CLEVELAND -03-F: 457 - 3

0521 EAST CLEVELAND -04-A: 453 - 4

1045 WARRENSVILLE HTS -04-B: 598 - 4

1049 WARRENSVILLE HTS -06-B: 480 - 4

Crowd reaction to recount in Allen West race, no answers, no press, no representation

Sunday, November 11, 2012


On October 26th, 2012, Paula Broadwell, the now famed mistress of General Petraeus, addressed the University of Denver Alumni Symposium about the recent attacks on Benghazi during a question and answer session after her keynote address:

"The facts that came out today is that the ground forces there at the CIA annex, which is different from the consulate, were requesting reinforcements. They were requesting the – it's called the CINC’s In Extremis Force – a group of Delta Force operators, our very, most talented guys we have in the military. They could have come and reinforced the consulate and the CIA annex that were under attack. Now, I don't know if a lot of you have heard this but the CIA annex had actually taken a couple of Libyan militia members prisoner, and they think that the attack on the consulate was an effort to try get these prisoners back, so that’s still being vetted."

An extensive KleinOnline search of news media coverage of the Benghazi attacks could find no mention of prisoners being held at the CIA annex.

During the same university speech, Braodwell may have also divulged information that Petraeus knew “within 24 hours” of CIA annex’s request for reinforcements, reported Israel National News.

“The challenging thing for Gen. Petraeus,”she stated, “is that in his new position, he’s not allowed to communicate with the press. So he’s known all of this – they had correspondence with the CIA station chief in Libya, within 24 hours they kind of knew what was happening.”

Alumni Symposium 2012 Paula Broadwell

Broadwell is an intelligence officer and Business Insider noted that in Michael D. Shear’s profile of Broadwell for The New York Times, he said she was “a model for a machine gun manufacturer.”

“It turns out that the company is called KRISS, a manufacturer of .45-caliber machine guns,” Business Insider writes. “We did a bit more digging and stumbled on a promotional video for KRISS which features Broadwell in her role as, according to her website, ‘female model/demonstrator.’”

Broadwell also gives commentary throughout the video, highlighting the importance of accurate, lightweight weaponry.

Check out the video, via Business Insider, below (Broadwell first appears around 1:36)


Radical Islamist Wahhabi “educational consultant” for Prentice Hall World History text

Islamic Institute of Toronto to host radical Wahhabi “educational consultant” Susan Douglass.

How Textbooks Get Made

Secondary texts arise from just four big firms: Pearson, a British company; Vivendi Universal, a French firm; Reed Elsevier, a British-Dutch concern; and McGraw-Hill, the lone American-owned textbook conglomerate.

Ian Hunter, "Michael Picasso"

This intensely personal and emotional Ian Hunter composition is a tribute to Mick Ronson, one of the many artists Hunter has worked with in his long and illustrious career. Multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger and producer Ronson was born in Hull in 1946; his studio recordings included work as a session guitarist for Elton John and Michael Chapman. Ronson was recruited by David Bowie for his backing band The Spiders From Mars; he released three solo albums, and after Hunter left Mott The Hoople, the two teamed up as Hunter-Ronson.

Mick Ronson died from cancer of the liver on April 29, 1993, aged only 46.

Hunter ends the song with a few bars adapted from the Phil Spector composition "To Know Him Is To Love Him", as clearly he, and so many other people did. On April 29, 1994, Hunter was one of numerous big names who performed at the Mick Ronson Memorial Concert, Hammersmith. Hunter topped the bill at the second Mick Ronson Memorial Concert which was held at Hull on August 9, 1997 where he dedicated the song to Ronson's mother.

Ian Hunter, "Once Bitten, Twice Shy"

This was Hunter's first single after leaving Mott The Hoople. The extended version appears on the self-titled "Ian Hunter" album, which was released by CBS on March 28, 1975. The single was released April 4, entered the UK charts on May 3, and stayed there for ten weeks peaking at number 14; the B-side was "3,000 Miles From Here."

A number of artist have covered this song, including the heavy metal band Great White, who were nominated for a Grammy for it; Hunter was not entirely pleased. It was Great White's biggest hit, peaking at #5 in the US.

"Once Bitten Twice Shy" is an expression meaning that if you've been hurt, you are less likely to put yourself in that position again. In this song, Hunter sings to a girl who seems to take up with lots of musicians. He knows from past experience that he can't count on her.

Ian Hunter, "Ships"

Hunter started writing "Ships" when he was with Mott The Hoople, but it didn't appear on vinyl until 1979 when he recorded it for his solo album You're Never Alone With A Schizophrenic; the song has been described as a hymn-like ballad about his relationship with his father.

Barry Manilow's version was a #9 US hit in 1979. Hunter recalled to Mojo magazine: "That whole Manilow thing was quite amusing. That guy's no slouch when it comes to arranging. His dad had died. . . . It worked out fine for him."

Gaouette: Is the Military Being Purged? Petraeus is the Third in a Row, Not Counting McChrystal

Interestingly enough, Rear Adm. Gaouette, was returned to the U.S.

On October 26th, Petraeus Threw Obama Under the Bus

Petraeus, put out this statement: "No one at any level in the CIA told anybody not to help those in need; claims to the contrary are simply inaccurate.”

It was not Petraeus, it was not Panetta, it was not Hillary, well, then, who else could it be?

Since it is obvious who failed to rescue the Ambassador those who got in the way had to go.

In an unusual move, the Navy replaced an admiral commanding an aircraft carrier strike group while it is deployed to the Middle East. On October 27th, Rear Adm. Charles M. Gaouette, the commander of the USS John C. Stennis strike group, was returned to the United States for temporary reassignment. It involved allegations of “inappropriate leadership judgment” and was not related to personal conduct.

Thereafter, on the 29th of October, U.S. military officials denied claims from a Washington Times blog that Gen. Carter Ham, former head of U.S. Africa command, may have been fired due to an intent to disobey defense secretary Leon Panetta's order to "stand down" while the Sept. 11 attacks in Benghazi were underway.

Petraeus was the third to go, not including General Stanley McChrystal who was only the second commanding general to be relieved of command during an active military campaign since World War II. Interestingly, McChrystal also had given a writer unprecedented access to their personal thoughts, as had Petraeus.

In an article written by freelance journalist Michael Hastings, "The Runaway General", appearing in issue no. 1108/1109 of Rolling Stone magazine (July 8–22, 2010), General Stanley McChrystal was critical of civilian authorities and subsequently resigned.

First time Israel has fired at Syria since 1973

This is the first time the IDF has fired at Syria since 1973 the Yom Kippur War.

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Right to Work Laws and the Free Market. Featuring Tim Carney and Frederich Hayek

Right to Work Laws and the Free Market. Featuring Tim Carney and Frederich Hayek

Indiana has passed the first phase of having a right to work law.

Why Did Obama Compromise Security?

The FBI investigation began last spring but right after the election Petraeus resigned, raising questions about the timing. Petraeus was being investigated while he was stationed in Afghanistan and even before he was appointed head of the CIA. At some point after Petraeus was sworn in as CIA director on Sept. 6, 2011, the woman broke up with him. However, Petraeus continued to pursue her. In any case, an affair that had actually ended as long ago as fourteen months previously so profoundly shook Petraeus that three days after a contentious election he decided to resign for "personal reasons." If you swallow that bitter pill I have swamp land in Florida to sell you.

High-level Justice Department officials knew by late summer of an ongoing investigation involving Petraeus, a source said.

Initial reports said the relationship ended before Petraeus took over the CIA in September 2011, but yesterday, ABC News and The Wall Street Journal said the affair actually began shortly after he was sworn in and ended only a few months ago. I would be suspect of the later developments because they fit the Obama spin better and they are not the initial story.

Furthermore, Petraeus was poised to testify about the Benghazi cover-up but now it will be delayed. However, if Obama knew about the affair before the election, why did Obama compromise security? The relationship that Petraeus had with his lover is a breach of top secret security requirements and could have compromised Petraeus. Still, the White House held off on asking for Petraeus’ resignation until after the election. Obama's reasoning is based on the possibility that the scandal would harm his re-election chances.

There is speculation that an anonymous letter on July 13, 2012 to the N.Y. Times is related to the affair.

"My wife is having an affair with a government executive. His role is to manage a project whose progress is seen worldwide as a demonstration of American leadership. (This might seem hyperbolic, but it is not an exaggeration.) I have met with him on several occasions, and he has been gracious. (I doubt if he is aware of my knowledge.) I have watched the affair intensify over the last year, and I have also benefited from his generosity. He is engaged in work that I am passionate about and is absolutely the right person for the job. I strongly feel that exposing the affair will create a major distraction that would adversely impact the success of an important effort. My issue: Should I acknowledge this affair and finally force closure? Should I suffer in silence for the next year or two for a project I feel must succeed? Should I be “true to my heart” and walk away from the entire miserable situation and put the episode behind me? NAME WITHHELD"


Friday, November 9, 2012



Who Got to Petraeus?

Since Petraeus has already thrown Obama under the bus the question is who got to Petraeus? Is he being black mailed? Who knew and how long ago did they discover his torrid affair? As if people today are so appalled at such actions. Didn't Bill have a peccadillo or two? It didn't ruin his career; he is still around to promote Obama.

College students chant for ‘Karl Marx’ and ‘socialism’ in front of White House at Obama victory rally

TSA officers get to spend more taxpayer money on their uniforms every year than a United States Marine Corps lieutenant can spend in a lifetime

TSA uniform perks more expensive than Marine Corps

"a super-elite exploiting the people," Old, rich, white person? No, Chavez from Venezuela

Chavez to Obama: forget global wars, fix domestic woes

Murray Energy, coal business in Ohio, which re-elected Obama, prayer — then layoffs

At Murray Energy, an Ohio-based coal company, the reelection of Obama was no cause for celebration. It was a time for prayer — and layoffs.

Dear Lord:

The American people have made their choice. They have decided that America must change its course, away from the principals of our Founders. And, away from the idea of individual freedom and individual responsibility. Away from capitalism, economic responsibility, and personal acceptance.

We are a Country in favor of redistribution, national weakness and reduced standard of living and lower and lower levels of personal freedom.

My regret, Lord, is that our young people, including those in my own family, never will know what America was like or might have been. They will pay the price in their reduced standard of living and, most especially, reduced freedom.

The takers outvoted the producers. In response to this, I have turned to my Bible and in II Peter, Chapter 1, verses 4-9 it says, “To faith we are to add goodness; to goodness, knowledge; to knowledge, self control; to self control, perseverance; to perseverance, godliness; to godliness, kindness; to brotherly kindness, love.”

Lord, please forgive me and anyone with me in Murray Energy Corp. for the decisions that we are now forced to make to preserve the very existence of any of the enterprises that you have helped us build. We ask for your guidance in this drastic time with the drastic decisions that will be made to have any hope of our survival as an American business enterprise.


Obama Prevents More Job Creation on Federal Lands

Obama Shuts Down Oil Drilling Out West.

Thursday, November 8, 2012



Elections Have Consequences


Jazz for Cows

Jazz for Cows



How did the religious vote in 2012?

Ian Hunter On World Cafe

Ian Hunter’s World Cafe session was broadcast on Thursday, November 8, 2012.

Ian Hunter

World Cafe Featured Artist

Comfortable (Flyin' Socttsman) Recorded Live for the World Cafe

Fatally Flawed Recorded Live for the World Cafe

When I'm President Recorded Live for the World Cafe

Ta Shunka Witco (Crazy Horse)”

"This band now plays with me instead of for me - that is the difference."

Obama supporters celebrate: No more Israel; kill those motherf***ers

Iranian Attack on American Drone Covered Up Until After Election

Iranian jets fire on U.S. drone

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Blood and Oil

Blood and Oil - The Middle East in World War I: "Seeds of Conflict" - Blood and Oil - The Middle East in World War I exposes Western greed and political intrigue laying the foundation for wars, coups, revolts, oppressive dictators and military interventions in today's Middle East. Palestine, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Iraq, modern Turkey and other hot spots are born as the British and French divide the "fruits of victory" in World War I.

Blood and Oil - FDR meets with the King of Saudi Arabia (Film Clip)

U.S. Political Prisoner: anti-Muslim filmmaker gets prison

Calif. man behind anti-Muslim film gets prison



Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Monday, November 5, 2012



Are slavery-themed math questions going too far crossing disciplines? Why or why not?

A Georgia teacher involved in assigning third graders slavery-themed math homework has quit, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution. The unidentified teacher resigned during a human resources investigation into the assignment handed out.

It‘s not the first time there’s been controversy over a Georgia public school assignment: In September, a father complained after his middle school daughter was sent home with an assignment that he said promoted Islamic Shariah law.

Ian Hunter's, 1981 album Short Back 'n' Sides, "Theatre of the Absurd"

Ian Hunter's 1981 album Short Back 'n' Sides contains a track called "Theatre of the Absurd" which refers to the Brixton law enforcement problem. "Play me some, play me some, play me Brixton power", is the chorus line, and the issue of race is opened with the first lines, "My tea turns seven shades darker as I sit and write these words. And London's gettin' paler, in my Theatre of the Absurd." The production of the record was overseen by Mick Jones of the Clash.

The 1979 song "The Guns of Brixton" by The Clash deals with law enforcement violence in Brixton. Written by Paul Simonon, who grew up in Brixton, it had a reggae influence and showed the reggae roots of both Brixton and Paul Simonon's musical background.

Paul Simonon the bass player, and Mick Jones, guitar, for The Clash are both from Brixton.

The Clash version is based on Jimmy Cliff's, - "Guns of Brixton," he also included "Brixton Version" on his Sacred Fire, EP.

Max Wall, comedian and music hall performer, was born in Brixton and he was on the Rock 'n' Roll Circus tour with former lead singer of Mott The Hoople, Ian Hunter.

TSA Thugs Do Security for Huge Romney Rally

Photo credit: Rich Davis


Vaginas for Obama on Sandy and Price Gouging

Violent Humor Against Romney in Texas High School

According to the Texas Sports Center, the the Beaumont Central High School marching band decided to have a political “dance-off” instead of a more traditional show.



CBS News Didn't Release Proof Obama lied to the American People about Benghazi

CBS News quietly released proof--two days before the election, far too late to reach the media and the public--that President Barack Obama lied to the public about the Benghazi attack, as well as about his later claim to have called the attack "terrorism" from the beginning.

Two days before the election, CBS posted additional portions of a Sept. 12 "60 Minutes" interview where President Obama seems to contradict himself on the Benghazi attack. As the Benghazi investigation gets more attention and focus, CBS is once again adding to the Benghazi timeline.  

In the interview, according to the latest portions, Obama would not say whether he thought the attack was terrorism. Yet he would later emphasize at a presidential debate that in the Rose Garden the same day, he had declared the attack an act of terror.

That moment was one of the most intense exchanges in the second presidential debate.  Romney was on the offensive on what some believe was a serious vulnerability of Obama -- the handling of the Benghazi attack and what he called it from the beginning.

The town hall questioner asked, "Who was it that denied enhanced security and why?"

Obama did not provide a direct answer, but said: "When I say that we are going to find out exactly what happened, everybody will be held accountable, and I am ultimately responsible for what's taking place there, because these are my folks, and I'm the one who has to greet those coffins when they come home, you know that I mean what I say."

Romney pounced, saying, "There were many days that passed before we knew whether this was a spontaneous demonstration or actually whether it was a terrorist attack. And there was no demonstration involved. It was a terrorist attack, and it took a long time for that to be told to the American people."

On rebuttal, Obama seemed rehearsed, but indignant. "The day after the attack, Governor, I stood in the Rose Garden, and I told the American people and the world that we are going to find out exactly what happened, that this was an act of terror... And the suggestion that anybody in my team, whether the secretary of state, our U.N. ambassador, anybody on my team would play politics or mislead when we've lost four of our own, Governor, is offensive. That's not what we do. That's not what I do as president. That's not what I do as commander in chief."

Governor Romney walked forward and started questioning ...

   ROMNEY: You said in the Rose Garden the day after the attack it was an act of terror. It was not a spontaneous demonstration.

   OBAMA: Please proceed.

   ROMNEY: Is that what you're saying?

   OBAMA: Please proceed, Governor.

   ROMNEY: I want to make sure we get that for the record, because it took the president 14 days before he called the attack in Benghazi an act of terror.

   OBAMA: Get the transcript.

   CROWLEY: It -- he did in fact, sir. So let me -- let me call it an act of terrorism -- (inaudible) --

   OBAMA: Can you say that a little louder, Candy? (Laughter, applause.)

   CROWLEY: He did call it an act of terror. It did as well take -- it did as well take two weeks or so for the whole idea of there being a riot out there about this tape to come out. You are correct about that.

   ROMNEY: This -- the administration -- the administration -- (applause) -- indicated that this was a -- a reaction to a -- to a video and was a spontaneous reaction.

   CROWLEY: They did.

   ROMNEY: It took them a long time to say this was a terrorist act by a terrorist group and -- and to suggest -- am I incorrect in that regard? On Sunday the -- your -- your secretary or --

Obama -- who had clearly won the moment (largely thanks to Candy Crowley) -- clearly wanted to move on from that victorious moment -- and quickly.

   OBAMA: Candy --

   ROMNEY: Excuse me. The ambassador to the United Nations went on the Sunday television shows and -- and spoke about how this was a spontaneous reaction.

   OBAMA: Candy, I'm -- I'm happy to --

   CROWLEY: President, let me -- I --

   OBAMA: I'm happy to have a longer conversation about foreign policy.

   CROWLEY: I know you -- absolutely. But I want -- I want to move you on.

   OBAMA: OK, I'm happy to do that too.

   CROWLEY: And also, people can go to the transcripts and --

   OBAMA:I just want to make sure that --

   CROWLEY: -- figure out what was said and when.

   OBAMA:-- you know, all these wonderful folks are going to have a chance to get some -- their questions answered.

Now, we may know why.  Soon after that debate exchange, CBS released a previously unseen clip of an interview "60 Minutes'" Steve Kroft did with Obama on Sept. 12 -- the day after the Benghazi attack.

The clip added to the previous tape that had been released and seemed to back up Obama's claim that he was referring to the Benghazi attack as a terrorist act in the Rose Garden on Sept. 12. Here's what CBS put out Oct. 19, five weeks after the attack.

   KROFT: But there are reports that they were very heavily armed with grenades, that doesn’t sound like your normal demonstration.

   OBAMA:  As I said, we’re still investigating exactly what happened, I don’t want to jump the gun on this.   But your right that this is not a situation that was exactly the same as what happened in Egypt.   And my suspicion is there are folks involved in this. Who were looking to target Americans from the start.  So we’re gonna make sure that our first priority is to get our folks out safe, make sure our embassies are secured around the world and then we are going to go after those folks who carried this out."

After the second debate back and forth, this seemed to back up the president's stance. The only problem? Kroft started his question with "but."

I always thought, it seems that he's following up on a question -- I wonder if there was a question before that question?

This week, we got the CIA timeline of events in which they detail all of the response of the CIA and what they put up the chain of command in the minutes and hours after the attack began.  Of all the details of the specific times the CIA contractors respond to the fight, I found this one most interesting:

"1:15 a.m.: CIA reinforcements arrive on a 45-minute flight from Tripoli in a plane they've hastily chartered. The Tripoli team includes four GRS security officers, a CIA case officer and two U.S. military personnel who are on loan to the agency. They don't leave Benghazi airport until 4:30. The delay is caused by negotiations with Libyan authorities over permission to leave the airport, obtaining vehicles, and the need to frame a clear mission plan. The first idea is to go to a Benghazi hospital to recover Stevens, who they correctly suspect is already dead. But the hospital is surrounded by the Al Qaeda-linked Ansar al-Shariah militia that mounted the consulate attack."

So the U.S. Ambassador to Libya is at the Benghazi hospital and suspected dead. The CIA contractors know that, but they can't get there because the hospital is surrounded by the Al Qaeda-linked group Ansar al Shariah, the "militia that mounted the consulate attack."

This goes up the chain communication at 1:15 a.m. on Sept. 12.  The White House, the Situation Room, and all of those paying attention to intel channels know that the guys on the ground have determined the group that's behind this. It's the Al Qaeda-linked militia that are still fighting and have the hospital surrounded.

About 12 hours later -- before heading to Las Vegas for a campaign event -- Obama sits down for that "60 Minutes" interview with Steve Kroft.

And Sunday night, 54 days after the attack and almost two weeks after putting out the first additional clip that appeared to back up the president after the second debate, CBS without fanfare posted the rest of the Benghazi question online -- the question before the question.

   KROFT: Mr. President, this morning you went out of your way to avoid the use of the word terrorism in connection with the Libya Attack, do you believe that this was a terrorism attack?

   OBAMA: Well it’s too early to tell exactly how this came about, what group was involved, but obviously it was an attack on Americans.  And we are going to be working with the Libyan government to make sure that we bring these folks to justice, one way or the other.

   KROFT: It’s been described as a mob action, but there are reports that they were very heavily armed with grenades, that doesn’t sound like your normal demonstration.

   OBAMA:  As I said, we’re still investigating exactly what happened, I don’t want to jump the gun on this.   But your right that this is not a situation that was exactly the same as what happened in Egypt.  And my suspicion is there are folks involved in this. Who were looking to target Americans from the start.  So we’re gonna make sure that our first priority is to get our folks out safe, make sure our embassies are secured around the world and then we are going to go after those folks who carried this out.

   KROFT: There have been reports, obviously this isn’t the first time…there have been attacks on the consulate before. There was an attack against the British ambassador. Do you…this occurred on Sept. 11. Can you tell me why the ambassador was in Benghazi yesterday? Was it to evaluate security at the consulate?

   OBAMA: Well keep in mind Chris Stevens is somebody that was one of the first Americans on the ground when we were in the process of saving Benghazi and providing the opportunity for Libyans to create their own democracy. So this is somebody who had been courageous, had been on the ground, had helped to advise me and Secretary Clinton when we were taking our actions against Muammar Qaddafi. And is somebody who is very familiar with the train. He was doing the work that he does as a diplomat helping to shape our policies in the region at a time when things are still fairly fragile. But I think it’s important to note that we have a Libyan government in place that is fully cooperative, that sees the United States as a friend that recognizes we played an important role in liberating Libya and providing the Libyan people an opportunity to forge their own destiny. And in fact we had Libyans who helped protect our diplomats when they were under attack. But this is a country that is still rebuilding in the aftermath of Qaddafi. They don’t necessarily always have the same capabilities that countries with more established governments might have in helping to provide protection to our folks. But beyond that, what I want to do is make sure that we know exactly what happened, how it happened, who perpetrated this action, then we’ll act accordingly."

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Reading since summer 2006 (some of the classics are re-reads): including magazine subscriptions

  • Abbot, Edwin A., Flatland;
  • Accelerate: Technology Driving Business Performance;
  • ACM Queue: Architecting Tomorrow's Computing;
  • Adkins, Lesley and Roy A. Adkins, Handbook to Life in Ancient Rome;
  • Ali, Ayaan Hirsi, Nomad: From Islam to America: A Personal Journey Through the Clash of Civilizations;
  • Ali, Tariq, The Clash of Fundamentalisms: Crusades, Jihads, and Modernity;
  • Allawi, Ali A., The Crisis of Islamic Civilization;
  • Alperovitz, Gar, The Decision To Use the Atomic Bomb;
  • American School & University: Shaping Facilities & Business Decisions;
  • Angelich, Jane, What's a Mother (in-Law) to Do?: 5 Essential Steps to Building a Loving Relationship with Your Son's New Wife;
  • Arad, Yitzchak, In the Shadow of the Red Banner: Soviet Jews in the War Against Nazi Germany;
  • Aristotle, Athenian Constitution. Eudemian Ethics. Virtues and Vices. (Loeb Classical Library No. 285);
  • Aristotle, Metaphysics: Books X-XIV, Oeconomica, Magna Moralia (The Loeb classical library);
  • Armstrong, Karen, A History of God;
  • Arrian: Anabasis of Alexander, Books I-IV (Loeb Classical Library No. 236);
  • Atkinson, Rick, The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, 1944-1945 (Liberation Trilogy);
  • Auletta, Ken, Googled: The End of the World As We Know It;
  • Austen, Jane, Pride and Prejudice;
  • Bacevich, Andrew, The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism;
  • Baker, James A. III, and Lee H. Hamilton, The Iraq Study Group Report: The Way Forward - A New Approach;
  • Barber, Benjamin R., Jihad vs. McWorld: Terrorism's Challenge to Democracy;
  • Barnett, Thomas P.M., Blueprint for Action: A Future Worth Creating;
  • Barnett, Thomas P.M., The Pentagon's New Map: War and Peace in the Twenty-First Century;
  • Barron, Robert, Catholicism: A Journey to the Heart of the Faith;
  • Baseline: Where Leadership Meets Technology;
  • Baur, Michael, Bauer, Stephen, eds., The Beatles and Philosophy;
  • Beard, Charles Austin, An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States (Sony Reader);
  • Benjamin, Daniel & Steven Simon, The Age of Sacred Terror: Radical Islam's War Against America;
  • Bergen, Peter, The Osama bin Laden I Know: An Oral History of al Qaeda's Leader;
  • Berman, Paul, Terror and Liberalism;
  • Berman, Paul, The Flight of the Intellectuals: The Controversy Over Islamism and the Press;
  • Better Software: The Print Companion to;
  • Bleyer, Kevin, Me the People: One Man's Selfless Quest to Rewrite the Constitution of the United States of America;
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