The father of one of the Navy SEALs who was killed in the Libya consulate attack has criticised the White House reaction to his son's death - especially a bizarre and obscene comment Joe Biden made to him.

Fox News has learned from sources who were on the ground in Benghazi that an urgent request from the CIA annex for military back-up during the attack on the U.S.

Navy SEAL Tyrone Woods was later joined at the scene by fellow former Navy SEAL Glen Doherty, who was sent in from Tripoli as part of a Global Response Staff or GRS that provides security to CIA case officers and provides countersurveillance and surveillance protection. They were killed by a mortar shell at 4 a.m. Libyan time, nearly seven hours after the attack on the consulate began -- a window that represented more than enough time for the U.S.

Ezra Levant has set up a site at which donations can be made to support the family of Sergeant First Class Christopher James Speer, murdered by islamic terrorist Omar Khadr.

 

Donate if you can. The campaign currently has collected just under $20k.

 

SpeerKidsFund.com

Scenes from the recent Democratic National Convention.

 

Sorry America: I really love you but you went and elected an empty suit; look where that got you. As you decline, we continue to climb and now are arguably the leader of the Western world.

 

Brian Lilley interviews Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

 

 

A North Texas billboard that garnered national attention for its election message, is expanding from the side of local highway, to highways across the nation. It’s moved off the board to bumper stickers, and even t-shirts, after reports about the ad spread across the internet.

Canada has placed Iran on its list of state sponsors of terrorism and has shut down its embassy in Tehran, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird said.

 

Baird, speaking to reporters ahead of the opening of the annual summit of Pacific nation leaders here, said the skeleton Canadian Embassy staff in Tehran has been withdrawn for their own safety.

 

Canada is also expelling all Iranian diplomats in Canada.

 

Shona Holmes is a 45-year-old wife, mother and soon-to-be grandmother from Waterdown, Ontario who could have lost her vision and suffered other major health problems had she relied on the Ontario government’s health care system. 

 

In the spring of 2005, Shona, who had  a history of endocrine problems including Cushing's disease, began to experience a host of worrisome symptoms—headaches, vision problems, anxiety attacks, high blood pressure and fatigue.