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The complete text of the U.S. government's assessment of the chemical weapons attack in Syria.
In the wake of the Orlando attack at the Pulse nightclub, Republicans in Congress had one decisive response to another horrible mass shooting. It was a swift and collective action that came without hesitation...they went silent.
We knew that if we wanted -- if we waited one more day, Benghazi, a city nearly the size of Charlotte, could suffer a massacre that would have reverberated across the region and stained the conscience of the world.
Why isn't the Media all over the the New York Magazine Story of Lindsey Graham PLANTING the game changing 60 Minutes Story? If they don't, then we must.
Putin's end game now seems to be, signal a peaceful and responsible solution to Syria's use of chemical weapons with one hand while with the other hand, tying up the U.S. and U.N. so they are unable to act against Syria.
The House Select Committee on Benghazi will begin in earnest after the November Elections to "find the truth" behind the act of terror that led to the death of four U.S. Department of State personnel. More than a decade later I wonder when the GOP (and the Democrats for that matter) will ask: "What if the Bush White House had taken the CIA briefings seriously?"
ISIS is having its way with Iraq and Syria. When they gain control of those countries, will they turn their attention on Turkey, Jordan, or Saudi Arabia? Why would they stop with Syria and Iraq?
It appears that Pres. Obama may once again have arrived at a desired outcome of a dangerous and complicated crisis...and once again, will be given no credit for it by the tyrant-lovers on the Right.
In a surprise move today, Senator John McCain has demanded at a press conference that a special Senate committee be formed to investigate his own sanity...or as Senator McCain put it, "What do I know and when did I know it? And why? And where are my keys?"

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