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The Real Story of Benghazi

A CIA insider’s account of what happened on 9/11/12<p>On September 11, 2012, I was in Amman, Jordan, part of my routine international visits as deputy director of the CIA. I had already been to Israel and was due the next day to depart for Saudi Arabia. I had dined that night with the head of the …

U.S. Dept. of State

Dick Cheney just accused Obama of 'playing the race card' — in a Playboy interview

Part of the cover of the April issue of Playboy.Playboy<p>Former US Vice President Dick Cheney doesn't mince words when it comes to President Barack Obama.<p>In a new interview for the April issue of Playboy, Cheney repeatedly tore into Obama on a wide array of issues, including the racially charged …

Political Science

How To Care for Your Waterlogged Shoes

Though there are plenty of products to keep your favorite footwear protected, we can’t always be prepared. If you find yourself with waterlogged kicks, here’s what to do.<p><b>1. Take Them Off (Duh):</b><p>The longer you hang around in wet shoes, the nastier they’re going to get. Remember, you essentially have …

The 25 Classic Restaurants Every New Orleanian Must Try

As Eater's first ever Classics Week kicks off, here now we present the 25 Classic restaurants every New Orleanian must try once. Yes, the Crescent City is a town full of classics, and it's nearly impossible to capture the true essence of its dining landscape and heritage in a scant 25 places alone. …

New Orleans

Bombshell Scientology Film Revealed: Alex Gibney on Cruise, Travolta and 'the Prison of Belief'

He's tackled Enron, Eliot Spitzer and Lance Armstrong. Now, the Oscar winner is taking aim at the controversial church (and its lawyers) as he …

Religion

The Safe Mac » Mac Malware Guide : How does Mac OS X protect me?

Mac Malware Guide : How does Mac OS X protect me?<p>Published June 17th, 2012 at 8:31 PM EST , modified April 25th, 2014 at 12:17 PM EST<p>Mac OS X is …

The End of Gangs: Cleaning Up Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles gave America the modern street gang. Groups like the Crips and MS-13 have spread from coast to coast, and even abroad. But on Southern …

Draw and STRIKE!

<b>Remember When The Social Justice Warriors Used To Get Away With It?</b><p><b>It Wasn't THAT Long Ago That False Narratives Killed People & Set Killers …

What Would Joseph Pulitzer Think of Rolling Stone?

Even before issuing a lame apology for its flimsy story on campus rape, Rolling Stone magazine presented Americans with a disturbing dilemma. I felt …

How the Science Got Settled

<b>We've been commemorating the fifth anniversary of "Climategate" here at SteynOnline, and so I see is serial litigant Michael E Mann with a human</b> …

‘You Have to Recognize the Problem’

Last week, Fran Tarkenton was at the Atlanta office of his business, Tarkenton Financial, and planning to take his annual Thanksgiving weekend trip …

Darren Wilson’s Words

“I’ve already taken two to the face, and . . . the third one could be fatal if he hit me right.”<p>Until Monday night, Darren Wilson’s account of his …

Cambridge Analytica

Michael Dell, Happy About Taking Dell Private, Says The Chase Is On For Customers

Michael Dell is in a pretty good mood.<p>In his first public appearance since investors backed his $24.9 billion plan to take Dell Inc. private, Dell smiled, laughed and even quipped about the many stories written about the leveraged buyout.<p>Dell Inc., he told attendees at Oracle’s OpenWorld conference …

Ferguson Verdict Explodes Media's Lying Racial Narrative

McCulloch added pointed criticism of the media that drove the case in the first place, ripping the “insatiable appetite” of social media and …

Mark Steyn To D.C. Court For Defamation Hearing (You Won’t Want To Miss This)

The journalist actually prefers dueling to the sludge of court. “I’m tired of this phony pseudo legal action’ he says. “I’m in favor of reintroducing …

Celebrate William F. Buckley’s birthday with his tension-filled Saul Alinsky interview from 1967 (video)

William F. Buckley, one of the most influential figures in the history of conservatism, founder of National Review, prolific writer and expert debater, stood athwart history, yelling Stop.<p>But in yelling stop, he chose to engage with his ideological opponents, true to his belief that the American …

The Benghazi Cover-Up Continues

A diplomatic mission was slapped down in the middle of a city controlled by terrorists. The diplomatic mission was left mostly undefended, despite …

The new Porsche 911 Carrera GTS models

Some of the technical ingredients that generate even more dynamic performance and driving fun: 430 hp power, the Sport Chrono package and the PASM …

Peter Thiel: People Are Scared Of The Future And Silicon Valley Doesn't Get It

Someone from the audience asked him what the one core insight into the universe he has that is most at odds with Silicon Valley conventional wisdom.<p>Thiel joked that there are a bunch of things that he believes are contrary to what people in the Valley believe, and that it would be "dangerous" to …

Silicon Valley

OMG! Millennials are so over golf

LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) — They have short attention spans. They crave instant gratification. They tend to be short on cash and in debt. Their …

Golf

My (Fake) Interview With Tiger*

*Or how it plays out in my mind<p><i>Editors' Note: This story first appeared in the December 2014 issue of Golf Digest</i><p>When Tiger Woods returned to golf from his back surgery, the national media saw it as the greatest news flash since D-Day. This energized me so much I immediately tracked down Tiger and …

President Obama speaks out of both sides of his mouth

Have you ever met somebody who takes a passionate hard position on some important issue one day, and then when he needs to, takes the opposite …

The Making Of Tesla: Invention, Betrayal, And The Birth Of The Roadster

Mike Nudelman/Business Insider<p>Tesla Motors probably shouldn't exist.<p>The last successful American car startup was founded 111 years ago. It's called Ford.<p>Barely a decade old, Tesla is already gigantic and adored. Its market capitalization hovers around $28 billion. Morgan Stanley calls it "the …

Tesla

Net Neutrality and the Idea of America

Yesterday’s open meeting on net neutrality in Washington, D.C., was in every way a public spectacle. Outside of the offices of the Federal Communications Commission, protesters—some of who had been camping out for days—beat drums, waved signs, and chanted slogans. The press corps was in full …

Net Neutrality

The Rise and Fall of John DeLorean

<i>Suzanne Snider | Tokion | June/July 2006 | 12 minutes (2,918 words)</i><p><i>This story by Suzanne Snider—which details the fantastical rise and fall of John</i> …

Can C.L. Max Nikias Turn USC into the Stanford of Southern California? - Los Angeles Magazine

The president of USC is on a six billion dollar mission<p>W<p>alk the 226-acre grounds of the University of Southern California and you’ll see a school in …

The generation project

When training supervisor Panagiotis Chatziioannis finally turned the ignition key and the engine roared into life, the eyes of the three former …