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The Tips Report/Hate Evil and Love what is good.

One of the things people don’t always understand about the trafficking field (and other international criminal enterprises) is how they got so out of control. A huge part of that reason is that the ability to move people from place to place exploded in the 1990s as international travel and communication exploded. 643 more words

Human Trafficking

A line too long: no choice but action on 'Broken immigration system'

“Our immigration system has been broken for a very long time — and everybody knows it.”

-President Barack Obama, addressing Las Vegas high school students whose families are affected by his use, this week, of executive authority on immigration reform…

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Politics

My Thoughts on Uranus

I’ll admit it–I’m a bureaucrat. A federal bureaucrat. I’m not some fancy ad-man in a pinstripe suit on Madison Avenue.

Still, I know a thing or two about language. 159 more words

Benghazi House Investigation Report Released in "Friday Document Dump"

By Elaine Magliaro

The Associated Press reported on Friday that the House Intelligence Committee’s two-year investigation into what happened in Benghazi in 2012 found that the CIA and the military had acted properly when responding to the 2012 attack on a U.S. 551 more words

United States

House intel panel dismisses Benghazi myths

Well, shut my mouth and dip me in sesame seeds. A key congressional committee has determined that the CIA officials who responded to the terror attack on a U.S. 274 more words

International News

Reporters Mock State Dept for Downplaying Benghazi Terrorists Link to Al Qaeda

Washington Free Beacon
November 21, 2014 

Reporters poked fun at State Department spokesman Jeff Rathke on Friday as he tried to elaborate on the Obama administrations stance on the recent UN report linking Ansar al-Sharia to Al Qaeda. 65 more words

Counter Jihad Report

"The War for History" part nine: from FOIA, a readout of new Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka's February 2008 meeting with John Negroponte

Sometimes a Freedom of Information Act response from the State Department is “like a box of chocolates”–one of my 2009 requests eventually turned up a readout of a visit on February 7, 2008 by Kalonzo Musyoka, appointed Vice President by Kibaki in January, with John Negroponte, then Condelezza Rice’s Deputy Secretary of State. 215 more words

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