Quotes of the day

posted at 10:47 pm on September 12, 2012 by Allahpundit

Mr. Romney’s criticism fed into his larger theme of painting Mr. Obama as apologizing for the United States, and his team stuck by it. “While there may be differences of opinion regarding issues of timing,” said one senior strategist, who asked not to be named, “I think everyone stands behind the critique of the administration, which we believe has conducted its foreign policy in a feckless manner.”

As it happened, the debate over his comments drew attention away from questions about how Mr. Obama has managed the popular uprisings in the Arab world, the aftermath of the war in Libya and the broader battle against Islamic extremists. The president has been criticized for not doing more to guide the transition to democracy in the Middle East and to stop religious extremists from coming to power.

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That instant conventional wisdom is a pretty fortunate turn of events for Obama, given that it diverted focus from his administration’s bungled handling of the entire situation and the failure of his broader foreign policy posture…

When Romney gave a press conference Wednesday, the questions focused on whether it was appropriate for him to criticize Obama at the time he did. Romney’s responses didn’t really matter, because reporters had already decided their narrative. Obama did not take any questions in his own press conference moments later.

In 2004, John Kerry routinely attacked President Bush’s handling of Iraq when things weren’t going well in the country. And the media dutifully reported on Bush’s foreign policy blunders in Iraq. But now, instead of scrutinizing Obama’s handling of a foreign policy crisis, the media has decided that the real story in Egypt and Libya is a Mitt Romney gaffe.

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“They were just trying to score a cheap news cycle hit based on the embassy statement and now it’s just completely blown up,” said a very senior Republican foreign policy hand, who called the statement an “utter disaster” and a “Lehman moment” — a parallel to the moment when John McCain, amid the 2008 financial crisis, failed to come across as a steady leader…

“I guess we see now that it is because they’re incompetent at talking effectively about foreign policy,” said the Republican. “This is just unbelievable — when they decide to play on it they completely bungle it.”

“It’s bad,” said a former aide to Senator John McCain’s 2008 presidential campaign. “Just on a factual level that the statement was not a response but preceding, or one could make the case precipitating. And just calling it a ‘disgrace’ doesn’t really cut it. Not ready for prime time.”

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Whatever the timing of the Cairo Embassy’s statements, Mr. Romney is right that a U.S. Embassy ought to ignore YouTube videos produced by obscure cranks. As Tuesday’s events showed, pandering to Islamists who would use the video to inflame anti-American sentiment isn’t going to stop the protests. The video “Innocence of Muslims” is inflammatory and its producer is a fool, but in the U.S. we don’t censor fools.

The broader point is that the attacks on the embassies do raise questions about how America has fared in the world in the last four years. (See above.) Throughout his candidacy, Mr. Romney has supported the necessity of America’s global leadership, sometimes against the wishes of Republican voters. His comments this week are consistent with that worldview, which is also consistent with that of every recent conservative President.

His political faux pax was to offend a pundit class that wants to cede the foreign policy debate to Mr. Obama without thinking seriously about the trouble for America that is building in the world.

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Mark Halperin tweeted this morning, “Unless Mitt has gamed crisis out in some manner completely invisible to Gang of 500, doubling down=most craven + ill-advised move of ‘12.” Halperin couldn’t be more wrong. Romney is right to bring home the weakness of the Obama administration, exemplified in the disgraceful statement issued yesterday, September 11, by the American embassy in Cairo—a statement, I believe, that would have to have been cleared by the State Department.

I’d add this: Romney deserves credit for emphasizing today that the events in Cairo and Benghazi remind us of the need for American leadership. He refused to cater to what must be a widespread (and understandable, if short-sighted) ‘let’s just get out of that crazy part of the world’ sentiment among the public. He spoke in the tradition of conservative internationalism.

So, so far, I believe, pretty much so good. The question is, what comes next?

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“The substance of what Romney said at the time was absolutely right,” syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer said about the situation in Libya and Egypt on “Special Report” tonight. “The problem is he needs to make a larger argument. There is a collapse of Obama’s policy. It began with the Cairo speech, it began with the apologies to Iran. It began with regret for the Iraq war, it began with the so-called outreach and it completely collapsed. It has gotten nowhere on Iran. These are the fruits of appeasement and apology.”

“He should make a general speech, not attack here and there but a speech explaining and connecting all the dots. That’s what a candidate ought to do and to leave attacks to surrogates and to Ryan,” Krauthammer said.

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Unless Mitt has gamed crisis out in some manner completely invisible to Gang of 500

precisely. Halpren and other of the Gang of 500 think this is some sort of fascist/proto-Maoist state where they are the Wons who pass Judgement on all that lies beneath them.

I saw the mitt presser.

and i saw via hannity the barry vegas intro. Words fail. Cynical. Sociopath. those are some.

i mean what else to say…we’ve had a tough day…love you back!

Malkin did yeoman’s duty. barry’s fanboys and fangirls…right. a seriously disgusting episode. I mean, the tone, the cadence…yeah, we had a tough day (not as tough as those in the embassy moron)

and then, so very clever to elide into those that fall…and those of us that remain…hard work overseas…and here at home…and NV is a BATTLE..ground state….so very clever…but too clever by half.

yeah..but you see…he has the lickspittle press to cover for him…to carry him over the rough spots…when it gets rough he always has his loyal lickspittles to portage to smoother waters…

in fact, that is exactly what the Gang of 500 is…the lickspittles who carry him and his crew and baggage and water all thru 4 years.

and Halpren is a happy man to be part of the team…to belong.

r keller on September 13, 2012 at 1:11 AM

Texas Gal:

As Charlton Heston said in a beer commercial,
`You have Moxy`!:)

canopfor on September 13, 2012 at 1:08 AM

I take no prisoners. I can’t afford to feed them… besides I have guns.. :)

Texas Gal on September 13, 2012 at 1:11 AM

Bmore on September 13, 2012 at 12:41 AM

Like I said, I never tell anybody who to like.

Lotsa people get annoyed because I like libdie and the cur-dog.

Lanceman on September 13, 2012 at 12:43 AM

csdeven/bluegill/joanna/whatever could have a flippin’ fan club if he/she/it would stop insulting/belittling/denigrating the people with whom he/she/it disagrees. All her posts begin with her version of “Jane, you ignorant s***” and move on from there.

Axe on September 13, 2012 at 1:12 AM

It’s 3 AM.

Who do you want to answer that phone?

Texas Gal on September 13, 2012 at 12:44 AM

A predator drone with diarrhea.

RovesChins on September 13, 2012 at 1:12 AM

canopfor on September 13, 2012 at 1:05 AM

That’s my man!!

Texas Gal on September 13, 2012 at 1:08 AM

Texas Gal:And heres some more:)
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BOLTON: On Spet 12 2012
****** ****************

U.S. Facing ‘Debacle’ In Middle East After Libya Attack
********************************************************

WMAL.com

WASHINGTON — Following Wednesday’s attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi that resulted in the death of the U.S. Ambassador to Libya, former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton warned the United States is on the “verge of a potential debacle in the Middle East.”

In an interview with WMAL’s Mornings On The Mall program, Bolton harshly criticized President Obama, and warned that any failure to deliver a strong response to the attacks both in Libya and at the U.S embassy in Cairo on Tuesday will likely result in more trouble.

“I’ve said for three-and-a-half years – the President doesn’t care about national security. He doesn’t think the world is terribly threatening,” said Bolton. I think a weak reaction, a failure to demonstrate American power and resolve, will help see this stretch throughout the region,” he added.

Bolton feels President’s Obama’s response to the attacks could have a lasting impact – both on the nation and the President’s own future in the White House.

“I come back to Tehran in 1979,” said Bolton, referring to the takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Iran, in which 52 Americans were held hostage for 444 days after Islamic militants seized the building in support of the Iranian revolution. “If we’re not careful here, we’re going to see a repetition of that crisis, which, of course, was a major factor contributing to the destruction of the Jimmy Carter administration,” he warned.

In the short term, Bolton told WMAL the Obama administration needs to immediately mount a two-step response to the both the Libyan and Egyptian attacks. The first step – to make sure everything possible is done to protect Americans in the middle east – not just military and diplomatic personnel, but people traveling as for business and as tourists as well.
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AUDIO:(7:21)

http://wmal.com/Article.asp?id=2531569

canopfor on September 13, 2012 at 1:12 AM

novaculus on September 13, 2012 at 1:09 AM

The fact is that with a resume like that any potential employer is going to see that ONE negative on a sterling record and understand that the guy who made the one negative comment was an… well… a… jerk.. yeah… that’ll do… jerk. :)

You’re right… he’ll be fine!

thatsafactjack on September 13, 2012 at 1:12 AM

I just discovered that Robert Duvall-yes, THAT Robert Duvall-has started a FB page for the purpose of thumping Zero and spreading the good word about R&R. Andy Garcia-yes, the actor-also has a FB page. Both gentlemen are classy, articulate conservatives.

annoyinglittletwerp on September 13, 2012 at 1:12 AM

r keller on September 13, 2012 at 1:11 AM

Nice. Well said.

KCB on September 13, 2012 at 1:12 AM

And I think you mean libdie, not l4l. She was banned.

Lanceman on September 13, 2012 at 1:01 AM

Doh! [slaps head]

AZfederalist on September 13, 2012 at 1:13 AM

r keller on September 13, 2012 at 1:11 AM

You’re too nice. They eat Obama’s sh*t and assume it’s Beluga caviar.

Schadenfreude on September 13, 2012 at 1:14 AM

annoyinglittletwerp on September 13, 2012 at 1:12 AM

Is it in his name?

KCB on September 13, 2012 at 1:14 AM

Hi all:

What I saw from Obama & the MSM truly disgusted me today. Attacking Romney because he ruined the “Obama is greatest foreign policy prezzy evah!” narrative they were all set to roll out instead of questioning why Obama doesn’t attend daily intel briefings, why didn’t the embassies have US marine security, the consequences of Obama’s policy of appeasement to those who hate us in ME while snubbing our only ally (Israel) & could the 4 deaths of US citizens been prevented.

But if you thought this day couldn’t get any worse, Kerry Picket at Washington Times is reporting that Ambassador Stevens was raped before he was murdered.

And on that note, I’m going to bed. I only hope that despite the MSM spinning like madmen to give Obama’s failure cover, that the majority of Americans saw the difference between the presidential, mature Romney stating firmly that America should never apologize for its values & the cold, dispassionate Obama campaigning in Vegas.

Good night.

Dark Star on September 13, 2012 at 1:14 AM

Must be a good thread-nearly 600 comments. I didn’t read but as long as SparkPlug is here-then I am okay.

bazil9 on September 13, 2012 at 1:14 AM

OK.

Bobby Jindal, Paul Ryan, Condi Rice.

(It’s not a matter of goose-stepping to Condi’s comprehensive political framework; it’s a matter of trusting her completely at 3 A.M.)

Now, no more difficult questions. :) All my ATPs turned into ADPs a couple hours ago, and I have no complex carbohydrates.

Axe on September 13, 2012 at 1:08 AM

I like all those choices and I know Romney has Condi. As a matter of fact the on the thread of her RNC speech I said, if Condi is worried we all ought to be worried. As you say as a matter of trustinig her at 3 AM. Ryan will be there and I look forward to Jindal having a role in a Romney adminstration.

Now as to the carbs problem.. I have no idea.

Texas Gal on September 13, 2012 at 1:15 AM

Good Night All.

Bmore on September 13, 2012 at 1:09 AM

Night Bmore.

Axe on September 13, 2012 at 1:15 AM

KCB on September 13, 2012 at 1:02 AM

Wasn’t there a story in the last day or two about Zero not being able even to make a call on an I-phone?

novaculus on September 13, 2012 at 1:16 AM

Good Night All.

Bmore on September 13, 2012 at 1:09 AM

Interesting sound, thanks…

ccrosby on September 13, 2012 at 1:16 AM

Yes, management always worries when one thread consistently has the largest number of comments daily and it is largely off topic.

Cindy Munford on September 13, 2012 at 1:16 AM

Fish Hooks

Schadenfreude on September 13, 2012 at 1:17 AM

Quicksilver- Fresh Air

thatsafactjack on September 13, 2012 at 1:17 AM

A predator drone with diarrhea.

RovesChins on September 13, 2012 at 1:12 AM

I completely understand. I’m ragin’ too.

Texas Gal on September 13, 2012 at 1:17 AM

Not staying, just wander by long enough to give fishface some grief.

Cindy Munford on September 13, 2012 at 1:17 AM

Schadenfreude on September 13, 2012 at 1:17 AM

Made me laugh!:)

thatsafactjack on September 13, 2012 at 1:17 AM

Btw I have what could be a stupid question,
are any US Employees trained in fire arms,
at Embasseys!!

and it would be nice,at US Embassys to have,say Hockler/Koch MP5k`s
should the need arise!

canopfor on September 13, 2012 at 1:18 AM

novaculus on September 13, 2012 at 1:16 AM

Smartest Preezy evah!!!

KCB on September 13, 2012 at 1:18 AM

bazil9 on September 13, 2012 at 1:14 AM

Good evening, B9! Very nice to see you this evening!:)

thatsafactjack on September 13, 2012 at 1:19 AM

thatsafactjack on September 13, 2012 at 12:55 AM

Now that was really nice.

Try this one:

Forty-Thousand Head-Men

novaculus on September 13, 2012 at 1:19 AM

Good Night All.

Bmore on September 13, 2012 at 1:09 AM

Good night, B! Sleep well!:)

thatsafactjack on September 13, 2012 at 1:20 AM

Good Night All.

Bmore on September 13, 2012 at 1:09 AM

Bmore:Night BM:)

canopfor on September 13, 2012 at 1:20 AM

canopfor on September 13, 2012 at 1:12 AM

The Iran Hostage Crisis, the Kobar Towers, the Achilles Laural, the US Embassies in Africa, the 1st WTC bombing, the USS Cole…

Bolton knows.

Texas Gal on September 13, 2012 at 1:21 AM

Yes, management always worries when one thread consistently has the largest number of comments daily and it is largely off topic.

Cindy Munford on September 13, 2012 at 1:16 AM

Are you chastising us wayward commenters? ;-)

ccrosby on September 13, 2012 at 1:21 AM

He’s not stupid. Just wrong. Comes from tunnel vision. And a refusal to be intellectually honest.
Lanceman on September 13, 2012 at 12:47 AM

Actually, a lot of times it comes with identifying with a group rather than as just a regular American. Color, gender, sexual orientation, etc.
As a white, straight male, I cannot empathize. Impossible for me to do.
Lanceman on September 13, 2012 at 12:51 AM

LOL

rjl1999 on September 13, 2012 at 1:22 AM

I think it’s pissed because it’s not included in a good way.

It comes in in the mornings and wrecks the QOTD, though.

Lanceman on September 13, 2012 at 12:39 AM

Just from reading this one comment at the top of this page I’m guessing the gilled one was here.

And I missed it. Aww shucks!

Flora Duh on September 13, 2012 at 1:24 AM

Something.

K. Done. :)

Lime in the Coconut on September 13, 2012 at 1:24 AM

novaculus on September 13, 2012 at 1:19 AM

LOL! Have you been perusing my music library when I wasn’t looking? Its like you know me!:)

thatsafactjack on September 13, 2012 at 1:24 AM

Btw I have what could be a stupid question,
are any US Employees trained in fire arms,
at Embasseys!!

and it would be nice,at US Embassys to have,say Hockler/Koch MP5k`s
should the need arise!

canopfor on September 13, 2012 at 1:18 AM

Good question. They sure do need to be.

Texas Gal on September 13, 2012 at 1:24 AM

Dark Star on September 13, 2012 at 1:14 AM

Well, that link was awful. The Ambassador was sodomized before they killed him. His poor family. I blame Obama.

Night Owl on September 13, 2012 at 1:25 AM

Lime in the Coconut on September 13, 2012 at 1:24 AM

LOL! NO FAIR! Signature tune! :)

thatsafactjack on September 13, 2012 at 1:26 AM

And I missed it. Aww shucks!

Flora Duh on September 13, 2012 at 1:24 AM

No worries. She just left a few tiny fish droppings in the ocean and swam away, er went hiding under a rock. The sharks were all nearby.

Schadenfreude on September 13, 2012 at 1:27 AM

And I missed it. Aww shucks!

Flora Duh on September 13, 2012 at 1:24 AM

It demanded that Lanceman’s comments be brought to the attention of Hot Air moderators, attacked Palin, and left. But she’s going to keep posting! So get used to it!

Night Owl on September 13, 2012 at 1:28 AM

Flora, you need to find the comment in which Lanceman missed you being here :)

Schadenfreude on September 13, 2012 at 1:28 AM

Fish Hooks

Schadenfreude on September 13, 2012 at 1:17 AM

Your fun side
Penny in the kitty. ;)

bazil9 on September 13, 2012 at 1:28 AM

Goodnight Bmore

I’m out for the evening as well. May the rest of your evening be troll and moby-free

AZfederalist on September 13, 2012 at 1:28 AM

I hope they do what they need to tonight and tomorrow. I don’t want anyone left in harms way when “church” lets out Friday night.

Axe on September 13, 2012 at 1:29 AM

Penny in the kitty. ;)

bazil9 on September 13, 2012 at 1:28 AM

Thanks for the penny good lady :)

Schadenfreude on September 13, 2012 at 1:29 AM

I thought QOTD posts were supposed to be off topic?

viking01 on September 13, 2012 at 1:30 AM

canopfor on September 13, 2012 at 1:18 AM

This is related to your question. I was just reading a post at Breitbart that rips Hillary to shreds.

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Peace/2012/09/12/Clinton-responsible-for-security-failures-apologies

Today, speaking about the despicable and stomach-wrenching attacks by Islamists on our consulate in Benghazi, Libya, and our embassy in Cairo, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton asked: “How could this happen in a country we helped liberate, in a city we helped save from destruction?”

That single line is the most damning indictment of Hillary Clinton’s State Department that could ever be penned. It demonstrates her complete lack of knowledge about the region, her failure to anticipate security threats, and worst of all, her willful ignorance about the Islamists that she and President Obama trusted to take over Libya and Egypt.

As SecState security is under her jurisdiction.

Even the State Department website acknowledges that the threat in places like Libya and Egypt “remains great,” even if targets are in a “low-threat environment,” which Benghazi and Cairo are certainly not.

INC on September 13, 2012 at 1:30 AM

bazil9, we had a ‘fight’ with the blue gilled one…that’s why the choice.

Schadenfreude on September 13, 2012 at 1:30 AM

I blame Obama.

Night Owl on September 13, 2012 at 1:25 AM

Add Hillary to that.

I don’t want either one answering the phone at 3 a.m.

INC on September 13, 2012 at 1:31 AM

Report out that they raped our ambassador before murdering him:

http://www.washingtontimes.com/blog/watercooler/2012/sep/13/picket-report-murdered-us-ambassador-libya-reporte/

It’s amazing how the press turned this into a story about Romney.

blue13326 on September 13, 2012 at 1:32 AM

Good evening, B9! Very nice to see you this evening!:)

thatsafactjack on September 13, 2012 at 1:19 AM

Always a pleasure to see you Miss J.

I got a blow up pool that says Romney /Ryan on the side-filled it with flan but sparky is missing. I know you stopped by as the caramel was missing on one side.

bazil9 on September 13, 2012 at 1:32 AM

But if you thought this day couldn’t get any worse, Kerry Picket at Washington Times is reporting that Ambassador Stevens was raped before he was murdered.

Dark Star on September 13, 2012 at 1:14 AM

So very tragic.
Hussein has blood on his hands .
And people are still afraid to say it.

burrata on September 13, 2012 at 1:35 AM

bazil9 on September 13, 2012 at 1:32 AM

I only saw Spark for a minute.. and then he was gone.

I had to console myself with some caramel, sorry! :)

thatsafactjack on September 13, 2012 at 1:35 AM

thatsafactjack on September 13, 2012 at 1:24 AM

Busted!

Ok, maybe this one is new to you?

Trust In Me

novaculus on September 13, 2012 at 1:36 AM

thatsafactjack on September 13, 2012 at 12:58 AM

Hi Dreamboat Jackie

SparkPlug on September 13, 2012 at 1:36 AM

canopfor on September 13, 2012 at 1:12 AM

The Iran Hostage Crisis, the Kobar Towers, the Achilles Laural, the US Embassies in Africa, the 1st WTC bombing, the USS Cole…

Bolton knows.

Texas Gal on September 13, 2012 at 1:21 AM

Texas Gal:

Your so right on Bolten ,and Obama won`t do a thing.
He too worried about re-election.

There two Missile Destroyers that should be off the Libyian coast,
and if it was Reagan,there would be fire-works across Libya!

Heres one of the ships!:)
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USS Laboon (DDG 58)
********************

USS LABOON is the eighth ship in the ARLEIGH BURKE class and the fifth ship in that class built by Bath Iron Works.

General Characteristics:
*************************

Keel Laid: March 23, 1992
Christened: February 20, 1993
Commissioned: March 18, 1995
Builder: Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine
Propulsion system: four General Electric LM 2500 gas turbine engines
Propellers: two
Blades on each Propeller: five
Length: 505,25 feet (154 meters)
Beam: 67 feet (20.4 meters)
Draft: 30,5 feet (9.3 meters)
Displacement: approx. 8.300 tons full load
Speed: 30+ knots

Aircraft: None. But LAMPS 3 electronics installed on landing deck for coordinated DDG/helicopter ASW operations.

Armament: two Mk 41 VLS for Standard missiles, Tomahawk; Harpoon missile launchers, one Mk 45 5-inch/54 caliber lightweight gun, two Phalanx CIWS, Mk 46 torpedoes (from two triple tube mounts)

Homeport: Norfolk, VA
Crew: 23 Officers, 24 Chief Petty Officers and 291 Enlisted
===========================================================

http://navysite.de/dd/ddg58.htm

canopfor on September 13, 2012 at 1:37 AM

novaculus on September 13, 2012 at 1:36 AM

Yes. That one IS new to me. I’m listening now. I really like it!:)

Thanks!

thatsafactjack on September 13, 2012 at 1:37 AM

Report out that they raped our ambassador before murdering him:

http://www.washingtontimes.com/blog/watercooler/2012/sep/13/picket-report-murdered-us-ambassador-libya-reporte/

It’s amazing how the press turned this into a story about Romney.

blue13326 on September 13, 2012 at 1:32 AM

Are you kidding me?
THIS needs to be reported on a 24 hour loop. Savages.

RovesChins on September 13, 2012 at 1:38 AM

I’m gonna swim for shore. You guys have a great night. I’m going to go pray and try to get my keel back in the water and my mast back in the air.

Too tired inside to even imagine getting the sails up. :)

Apologies again for my behavior earlier.

Night Jackie, everyone.

Sparks gonna be ticked he fell asleep too early, B9. :)

*poof*

Axe on September 13, 2012 at 1:38 AM

Hussein has blood on his hands .
And people are still afraid to say it.

burrata on September 13, 2012 at 1:35 AM

Today’s combined headlines should read, “Worst US President In History Leads Polls.”

hawkdriver on September 13, 2012 at 1:39 AM

Must be a good thread-nearly 600 comments. I didn’t read but as long as SparkPlug is here-then I am okay.

bazil9 on September 13, 2012 at 1:14 AM

Hi Honey Muffin.

Ok Let me do that over. What’s crackin’ toots?

Try, Try, Try to understand.. I’m your Magic Flan Man

SparkPlug on September 13, 2012 at 1:39 AM

SparkPlug on September 13, 2012 at 1:36 AM

*unpoof*

doh!

*repoof*

Axe on September 13, 2012 at 1:39 AM

I know I saw that Sarah warned against this arab spring way back, but I haven’t been able to go back and find it. I can’t remember if it was written or on an interview.

KCB on September 13, 2012 at 12:50 AM

over at http://www.conservatives4palin.com they have an extensive archive of her posts. You will find her warnings about the “arab spring” there.

Regardless, this was the 3 AM phone call test for this asshat we call a president. Romney has to pound him during the foreign policy debate, regardless of how biased the slobbering press will be with their questions.

Am I the only person really distressed over this???? We have a disaster that is unfolding under our very noses. I am very frightened for our country.

karenhasfreedom on September 13, 2012 at 1:40 AM

SparkPlug on September 13, 2012 at 1:36 AM

Good evening, Spark! Did you hear? B9 has a pool full of FLAN! Sorry I got into the caramel already.:)

Thanks for the tune, too!

thatsafactjack on September 13, 2012 at 1:40 AM

bazil9, we had a ‘fight’ with the blue gilled one…that’s why the choice.

Schadenfreude on September 13, 2012 at 1:30 AM

Ah, I see. Who doesnt fight with the Bluegill? He got his man in the primary for the nominee and still insults everyone. Mr. Unity. His stalking obsessions with Flora and others are creepy as well. My observation, between him and his pals..not just about Mitt…they want a Rinotasic party. His brilliant friend Jo loves illegals, we are just hostile. SE Cup- is brilliant- Eastwood was harmful. yada yada.
Between Stevie ,blue, Float and a few..hard to even check in here. It will be this way till Nov.

bazil9 on September 13, 2012 at 1:42 AM

Forty-Thousand Head-Men

novaculus on September 13, 2012 at 1:19 AM

(y)

Kenosha Kid on September 13, 2012 at 1:42 AM

Axe on September 13, 2012 at 1:38 AM

Muaaahhhh. I’m right here to torture the Jihadi Obama Lovin trolls.

Well I need to up my game to slap them around better before I start braggin’.

SparkPlug on September 13, 2012 at 1:42 AM

It’s amazing how the press turned this into a story about Romney.

blue13326 on September 13, 2012 at 1:32 AM

I don’t see how that spin will last. Every story I read is more stomach churning than the last.

http://www.jpost.com/Headlines/Article.aspx?id=284684

The Jerusalem Post says that Egypt’s General Intelligence warned last week that Global Jihad was planning attacks on the U.S. and Israeli.

INC on September 13, 2012 at 1:42 AM

Axe on September 13, 2012 at 1:38 AM

Goodnight, Axe. No worries. You never have to apologize to me. “Stay in the light, stay where the light is.” :)

thatsafactjack on September 13, 2012 at 1:43 AM

Dark Star on September 13, 2012 at 1:14 AM

I hope and pray that report isn’t true.

Regardless, it is a terrible awful, horrible day. We are in the hands of incompetent fools, and our people are dying while one dithers and the other campaigns.

novaculus on September 13, 2012 at 1:43 AM

thatsafactjack on September 13, 2012 at 1:40 AM

A Pool full of Flan? Holy Orgasm… I’m gonna do some muff flan diving.

SparkPlug on September 13, 2012 at 1:43 AM

As SecState security is under her jurisdiction.

Even the State Department website acknowledges that the threat in places like Libya and Egypt “remains great,” even if targets are in a “low-threat environment,” which Benghazi and Cairo are certainly not.

INC on September 13, 2012 at 1:30 AM

INC:

I`m gonna go to da Linky,and check it out,I have HilRods sites
at my finger-tips,er,bookmarked!:)
==================================

https://twitter.com/StateDept

http://www.state.gov/

http://www.state.gov/secretary/

canopfor on September 13, 2012 at 1:45 AM

bazil9 on September 13, 2012 at 1:42 AM

I’m not usually so thoroughly disgusted by someone so quickly, but that one is everything everyone said, and worse.

thatsafactjack on September 13, 2012 at 1:46 AM

canopfor on September 13, 2012 at 1:37 AM

Reagan as well as GWB. Obama took America’s boot off the neck of Islamic radicals and we need it put back down hard and fast. Obama is not going to do that.

He’s at a pep rally in Las Vegas expressing condolences to the families of the murdered Americans.

Disgusting.

Texas Gal on September 13, 2012 at 1:48 AM

hatsafactjack on September 13, 2012 at 12:58 AM

Hi Dreamboat Jackie

SparkPlug on September 13, 2012 at 1:36 AM

Ha…see J.

Spark I have moved on..like dudes with reggae shirts and some dreds.
The wolf is out. ;) Always cheating on the B.

bazil9 on September 13, 2012 at 1:48 AM

To the murderers in Libya: God’s Gonna Cut You Down

Kenosha Kid on September 13, 2012 at 1:48 AM

Stone Flower

novaculus on September 13, 2012 at 1:48 AM

Otay Peeps,Man the Watch Tower,I`m scooting over to BrightBart,
then bed,

Night Everyone,and take care,*Lone Star*:)

canopfor on September 13, 2012 at 1:48 AM

Did anyone watch Beck on Dish?

RovesChins on September 13, 2012 at 1:49 AM

Gonna Rain Today

thatsafactjack on September 13, 2012 at 1:49 AM

Nite canopfor, sleep well.. tonight.

Texas Gal on September 13, 2012 at 1:51 AM

bazil9 on September 13, 2012 at 1:48 AM

Look, I’ll cop to the caramel, but that’s all I did… okay… maybe ONE Mambo… but other than that… its was ALL platonic.

thatsafactjack on September 13, 2012 at 1:52 AM

bazil9 on September 13, 2012 at 1:48 AM

Wait! Don’t leave me. It was strictly Platonic and she poached me ya know with those curves. I will never find another you.

Maybe I can go into rehab and come out a better person. It worked for 4Grace with her food throwing affliction.

*yelps and begs like a poodle*

SparkPlug on September 13, 2012 at 1:54 AM

canopfor on September 13, 2012 at 1:37 AM

Reagan as well as GWB. Obama took America’s boot off the neck of Islamic radicals and we need it put back down hard and fast. Obama is not going to do that.

He’s at a pep rally in Las Vegas expressing condolences to the families of the murdered Americans.

Disgusting.

Texas Gal on September 13, 2012 at 1:48 AM

Texas Gal:

I agree 200% on the JihadyMentalIslamicNutJobs booty
thingy,and some-one mentioned the Ambassador might of
been raped,if so,thats a whole new level,good F`n Gawd!

Nite again Lone *Star:)

canopfor on September 13, 2012 at 1:55 AM

Stone Flower

Cool! Excellent orchestration.

thatsafactjack on September 13, 2012 at 1:55 AM

I’m not usually so thoroughly disgusted by someone so quickly, but that one is everything everyone said, and worse.

thatsafactjack on September 13, 2012 at 1:46 AM

Which one? LOL.
He is quite amusing, a hypocrite and a fool with an ego who finds himself clever. He is an early bird..check this thread about 7 am and he always comes after Flora. Romney could shat on his face and he says, thank you- that was awesome. lol.
Another cult poli worshiper.

bazil9 on September 13, 2012 at 1:55 AM

Nature’s Way

novaculus on September 13, 2012 at 1:56 AM

bazil9 on September 13, 2012 at 1:55 AM

Yeah.. the gilled one is quite a piece of … garbage. I have zero tolerance or use for it.

thatsafactjack on September 13, 2012 at 1:58 AM

Cripes. Plus she did the Mambo. What was I to do? No man can deny themselves the pleasure of so much eye candy. I was dooling like a blood hound. Its was instinctual like a reflex when someone hits your knee with a hammer.

SparkPlug on September 13, 2012 at 1:58 AM

http://www.jpost.com/Headlines/Article.aspx?id=284684

The Jerusalem Post says that Egypt’s General Intelligence warned last week that Global Jihad was planning attacks on the U.S. and Israeli.

INC on September 13, 2012 at 1:42 AM

Was this warning around the time of that jummah @ bagainaCon in Harlotte ?

burrata on September 13, 2012 at 1:58 AM

Did anyone watch Beck on Dish?

RovesChins on September 13, 2012 at 1:49 AM

It’s still on and Wilkow is good !

burrata on September 13, 2012 at 2:00 AM

novaculus on September 13, 2012 at 1:56 AM

LOL! You’re uncanny, Nova! Very cool. :)

thatsafactjack on September 13, 2012 at 2:00 AM

Kenosha Kid on September 13, 2012 at 1:48 AM

Beautiful.

novaculus on September 13, 2012 at 2:01 AM

OK, why don’t my scroll up, scroll down, and home key work on hotair here? My computer did an update here, and I googled scrolling with firefox. I went through the recommended setting fixes and the scrolling works on every other site but hotair. What is it about hotair that doesn’t let my scroll up/down and home page keys work? They did earlier today.

karenhasfreedom on September 13, 2012 at 2:01 AM

All Americans from Benghali to Tripoli evacuated. Dana Perrino just now.

KCB on September 13, 2012 at 2:01 AM

Did anyone watch Beck on Dish?

RovesChins on September 13, 2012 at 1:49 AM

It’s still on and Wilkow is good !

burrata on September 13, 2012 at 2:00 AM

Thanks. Gotta conk my old man over the head and steal the remote.

RovesChins on September 13, 2012 at 2:01 AM

bazil9 on September 13, 2012 at 1:55 AM

Geez, B9! will you have a little mercy on poor, Spark? He’s weeping all over the deck here at poolside!

thatsafactjack on September 13, 2012 at 2:01 AM

bazil9 on September 13, 2012 at 1:14 AM

Hi Honey Muffin.

Ok Let me do that over. What’s crackin’ toots?

Try, Try, Try to understand.. I’m your Magic Flan Man

SparkPlug on September 13, 2012 at 1:39 AM

Ha..using heart on me eh? But I’m still alone.
While you swim in the flan

Schadenfreude..just wanted to give you a XO- dont ask me why.

bazil9 on September 13, 2012 at 2:02 AM

burrata on September 13, 2012 at 1:58 AM

I hadn’t thought of that, but, yes, the Post said the letter was sent September 4th.

INC on September 13, 2012 at 2:04 AM

karenhasfreedom on September 13, 2012 at 2:01 AM

Mine are working ok. Did you try a re-boot?

novaculus on September 13, 2012 at 2:05 AM

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