Hillary’s State Department Won Deals for Clinton Foundation Donors

Gotta get paid. (AP)

Donating large sums of money to the Bill, Hillary, & Chelsea Clinton Foundation is one of the many fun ways a corporation, billionaire, or foreign government can curry favor with the Clinton dynasty.

While the media was busy obsessively hyperventilating over Rudy Giulian’s comments about President Obama’s lack of love for America, the Wall Street Journal reported that, during her time as Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton helped promote the interest of large U.S. corporations, many of which have donated larges sums of money to the Clinton Foundation:

Obama Administration Affirms Ukraine’s ‘Right’ to Surrender Territory to Putin

Bros gonna bro. (AP)

Despite a European-brokered “ceasefire,” the war in eastern Ukraine rages on. Russian separatists continue their assault on the city of Debaltseve, forcing the Ukrainian army to withdraw its troops. And yet, the U.S. State Department continues to hold out hope that the ceasefire will work. “We don’t consider it dead,” said spokeswoman Jen Psaki. “We still need time for the agreement to work through.”

But that’s not even the most outrageous aspect of the Obama administration’s position on Ukraine. This is:

America in Retreat: Not Just a Metaphor Today

The evacuated U.S. Embassy in Sanaa, Yemen, Wednesday, Feb. 11 / AP

Yesterday the news broke that the U.S. Embassy in Yemen was shutting down its operations and evacuating American personnel under pressure from the Iranian-backed militia that has seized the capital, Sanaa. It appears that the evacuation is now complete, and that it was a disorderly affair in which U.S. vehicles were seized by the rebels, and Marines tasked with guarding diplomatic personnel were ordered to turn over their weapons to the Houthi gunmen at the airport. CNN reports:

Obama’s All-Euphemism Foreign Policy

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President Obama’s foreign policy, he and his allies are constantly assuring us, is totally working. In almost every case, however, it is hard to decipher what the administration’s policy actually is for dealing with a world order that is spiraling out of control. The prevailing strategy seem to be: “We don’t really know what we’re doing and would prefer to just do nothing and hope things get better.” But that probably doesn’t fare too well in focus-group testing. Therefore, the Obama administration has concocted an array of euphemisms to describe its foreign policy positions and the threats we face.