Quotes of the day

posted at 9:56 pm on September 14, 2012 by Allahpundit

The US consulate in Benghazi, where the US ambassador to Libya died in an attack on Tuesday, was not given the standard security contract offered to many American diplomatic missions in the Middle East, private military contractors have told the BBC…

Meanwhile the attackers appeared to know exactly where staff were being taken to and fired on a second building supposed to be a safe haven, prompting suspicions they had a prior informant inside the mission…

Given the unstable security situation in Benghazi and eastern Libya that has developed this year, it is surprising that security precautions for such a sensitive diplomatic mission were not more robust.

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The State Department told reporters Friday afternoon that it won’t answer any more questions about the Sept. 11 attack on the consulate in Benghazi that killed four Americans until the investigation into the incident is complete…

All aspects of the attack, including what led up to it, its causes, the identity of the perpetrators, and the circumstances surrounding the death of Amb. Chris Stevens and the other three Americans, are off limits for reporters.

The new policy leaves many questions about the Benghazi attack unanswered, potentially for a long time, such as the identity of the attackers, whether they were connected to protests earlier in the day in Cairo, what were the exact circumstances and cause of Stevens’s death, whether the administration had indications of the threat beforehand, and whether the consulate’s security was adequate or not.

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US President Barack Obama’s Middle East policy is in ruins. Like no president before him, he tried to win over the Arab world. After some initial hesitation, he came out clearly on the side of the democratic revolutions. … In this context, he must accept the fact that he has snubbed old close allies such as Israel, Saudi Arabia and the Egyptian military. And now parts of the freed societies are turning against the country which helped bring them into being. Anti-Americanism in the Arab world has even increased to levels greater than in the Bush era. It’s a bitter outcome for Obama.”

Obama was naive to believe that one only needed to adopt a new tone and show more respect in order to dispel deep-seated reservations about the free world. In practice, the policies of the Obama administration in the region were not as naive as they may have seemed at times, and the Americans have always been much more involved in the Middle East than the passive Europeans. But Washington has provided the image of a distracted superpower in the process of decline to the societies there. This image of weakness is being exploited by Salafists and al-Qaida, who are active in North Africa from Somalia to Mali.

One thing is clear: If jihadists believe they can attack American installations and kill an ambassador on the anniversary of Sept. 11, then America’s deterrent power has declined considerably. For a superpower, it is not enough just to want to be loved. You have to scare the bad guys to keep them in check.

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If one well-known Pakistani politician gets his way, international law will forbid “anti-Islam” material from the Internet.

Friday afternoon, Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik wrote in a series of tweets that he has spoken with and written to the Secretary General of Interpol about enacting an international law to stop all anti-Islam propaganda online.

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I have defended the Obama administration against the complaints from the right that they have run an “apology tour” in the Middle East because I believe the US should admit when we make mistakes, such as the accidental burning of Korans. But what we shouldn’t do is affirm the wrongheaded view that people should be protected from the free speech of others.

Worse, our leaders shouldn’t let our enemies know that when they kill our people and attack our embassies that the US Government will act like a battered wife making excuses for her psychotic husband. Wake up: we weren’t attacked because of a movie made by an American. We were attacked because there are crazy religious fanatics who hate the United States. We didn’t ask for it…

Apparently our foreign policy is now being run by Dr. Phil. Someone needs to explain to the White House that our Constitution protects freedom of religion from government interference, not the protection from people who say mean, critical or offensive things about one’s religion…

It’s time for the Obama administration to stop blaming the victim.

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Our response to anti-authoritarian movements has been confused. It varies from place to place. When the Iranians marched to protest a fraudulent election in 2009, Obama did nothing. When the Egyptians marched against Hosni Mubarak, an American ally, in 2011, the White House hemmed and hawed and finally threw its weight behind people power. Mubarak fell. What we neglected to notice was that the revolution in Egypt had not actually occurred. Other generals simply took over from Mubarak and tried to slow down the rise of the Muslim Brotherhood…

Egyptian politics have assumed a new and terrifying dynamic, with the Brotherhood attempting to triangulate between the Salafists who own the street and the Americans who provide economic and military assistance and debt relief. The casualties of this triangulation may include the peace treaty with Israel and the potential of Egyptian democracy. If the president has a plan to deal with this mess, we have yet to hear it…

This is the broken and anxiety-ridden world Barack Obama has made. Our adversaries are stronger. America and her allies are weaker. And yet, after spending practically a decade blaming every last thing, including the bad weather, on President Bush, the media seem determinedly uninterested in ascribing even the slightest amount of responsibility to President Obama.

Who’s ready for four more years?

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TAPPER: Wouldn’t it seem logical that the anniversary of 9/11 would be a time that you would want to have extra security around diplomats and military posts?

CARNEY: Well, as you know, there — we are very vigilant around anniversaries like 9/11. The president is always briefed and brought up to speed on all the precautions being taken. But let’s be -

TAPPER: Obviously not vigilant enough.

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From 2007. Via Breitbart.com.

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“If Mitt Romney had kept his mouth shut, if he had not acted like a rank amateur, if he had not embarrassed himself–and by the way internally the campaign understands they screwed up, he’s moved on, they know that. So no conservative can say “oh, the mainstream media, blah, blah.” They know how badly they screwed up, and they were having the fight internally before he even went out and did it. But Romney got in the way of the media looking at the president, going, wha-, wha-, what happened here? How did this happen? Now, those questions are going to be asked in the coming weeks. But they weren’t asked in the first 24 hours because Romney was holding this horrific, irresponsible, press conference.”

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To your question, in a sane world…

Schadenfreude on September 14, 2012 at 11:22 PM

..guess we’ll find out, eh?

The War Planner on September 14, 2012 at 11:25 PM

It would look good in a tank top.

Lanceman on September 14, 2012 at 11:22 PM

The better half calls them wife beater shirts.

Bmore on September 14, 2012 at 11:25 PM

IlikedAUH2O on September 14, 2012 at 11:20 PM

Sorry, but the Baathists had kept religious craziness in check pretty well before all that. Give em time. Give em time. Late to the party?

OTTO on September 14, 2012 at 11:26 PM

So, Um, anyone happen to catch the War on Bacon today?

Axe on September 14, 2012 at 11:26 PM

so when do we pitchfork and torch and whatnot?

GhoulAid on September 14, 2012 at 11:16 PM

If you have to ask, it’s not time.

When the time comes, ten men will not be able to hold you back, and the question will be irrelevant.

squint on September 14, 2012 at 11:26 PM

The better half calls them wife beater shirts.

Bmore on September 14, 2012 at 11:25 PM

No, that was a play on words.

Lanceman on September 14, 2012 at 11:27 PM

But here we are.

Lanceman on September 14, 2012 at 11:21 PM

I don’t mean to sound like bluegill, but SHE DIDN’T RUN!
I wanted Paul Ryan for POTUS. NOPE. He declined.
Mitch Daniels? NOPE.
.
.
.
You have to actually run to get rejected.
I would have voted for SP in a heartbeat.

RedCrow on September 14, 2012 at 11:27 PM

..back up in the hills where you are, it must get pretty hot, right? Well, I guessed you already answered that, dincha?

I guess we’re due for a cool-down on Sunday. Still in all, I feel like a piker compared to OmahaConservative who had to endure that scalding Midwest Summer and drought.

The War Planner on September 14, 2012 at 11:24 PM

BWAHAHAHAH…. I have a buddy who lives in PA… he’s been bitching to me all summer about their drought… A mere 61 inches of rain…. We measure our rain here in the hundredth of an inch…can’t wrap my head around his plight… ;p

SWalker on September 14, 2012 at 11:27 PM

With his war on constitutionally protected Free Speech and his pushing Americans to submit to Shariah, Obama is guilty of high treason and so are the Joint Chiefs. May Justice find them and may Mercy scorn them. Under it’s current rat b-astard generals, our own military is now America’s enemy.

VorDaj on September 14, 2012 at 11:27 PM

Idealistic Obama thought hostility would end with his inauguration. But Obama promoted radical Islam in Egypt and arguably in Libya. The real question is whether O is idealistic, or just pro-radical-Islam? Some of both? Either way, we have been screwed.

anotherJoe on September 14, 2012 at 11:27 PM

..back up in the hills where you are, it must get pretty hot, right? Well, I guessed you already answered that, dincha?

I guess we’re due for a cool-down on Sunday. Still in all, I feel like a piker compared to OmahaConservative who had to endure that scalding Midwest Summer and drought.

The War Planner on September 14, 2012 at 11:24 PM

BWAHAHAHAH…. I have a buddy who lives in PA… he’s been b.i.tching to me all summer about their drought… A mere 61 inches of rain…. We measure our rain here in the hundredth of an inch…can’t wrap my head around his plight… ;p

SWalker on September 14, 2012 at 11:28 PM

Obama Campaign Statement:

“The Romney campaign continues to shamelessly politicize a sensitive international situation.”

Obama earlier today in the oval office:

“Yes, I need a ten a.m. tee time in the morning. I need some sleep after that Vegas trip. Oh, and, hold my nine iron, I gotta get over to Andrews with Hillary to do that campaign stop with the four coffins.”

I truly hate this regime.

RovesChins on September 14, 2012 at 11:28 PM

You have to actually run to get rejected.
I would have voted for SP in a heartbeat.

RedCrow on September 14, 2012 at 11:27 PM

A plurality of us here would have.

Lanceman on September 14, 2012 at 11:28 PM

Evening RC, wouldn’t load on the iPad thingy, what was the link?

Bmore on September 14, 2012 at 11:24 PM

Weird. Youtube–U2:The Sweetest Thing

RedCrow on September 14, 2012 at 11:28 PM

No, that was a play on words.

Lanceman on September 14, 2012 at 11:27 PM

Oh, I’m tired, I got it. ; )

Bmore on September 14, 2012 at 11:29 PM

A plurality of us here would have.

Lanceman on September 14, 2012 at 11:28 PM

Ditto

Electrongod on September 14, 2012 at 11:29 PM

I came here and just saw your other half cut you off. :)

Axe on September 14, 2012 at 11:25 PM

It’s still intact.
Oh you mean my beer and shooters. O_o

OTTO on September 14, 2012 at 11:29 PM

So, Um, anyone happen to catch the War on Bacon today?

Axe on September 14, 2012 at 11:26 PM

GAH…… No…. I was at my brothers house saw it on my phone but couldn’t get the bandwidth to play it…

SWalker on September 14, 2012 at 11:29 PM

This is the broken and anxiety-ridden world Barack Obama has made. Our adversaries are stronger. America and her allies are weaker. And yet, after spending practically a decade blaming every last thing, including the bad weather, on President Bush, the media seem determinedly uninterested in ascribing even the slightest amount of responsibility to President Obama.

Who’s ready for four more years?

Who?

Schadenfreude on September 14, 2012 at 11:29 PM

OT: I’m catching up on BOR (yeah, I know) and he has Gen Wesley Clark on saying how right this adminstration has been on foreign policy.

As far as I’m concerned this man should be tried for treason.

ccrosby on September 14, 2012 at 11:30 PM

Weird. Youtube–U2:The Sweetest Thing

RedCrow on September 14, 2012 at 11:28 PM

Not really weird, if Apple hasn’t gotten around to converting it from flash to html5 it won’t play. That was the deal they struck with you tube.

Bmore on September 14, 2012 at 11:31 PM

“The Romney campaign continues to shamelessly politicize a sensitive international situation tell the truth.”

OTTO on September 14, 2012 at 11:31 PM

I don’t mean to sound like bluegill, but SHE DIDN’T RUN!
I wanted Paul Ryan for POTUS. NOPE. He declined.
Mitch Daniels? NOPE.
.
.
.
You have to actually run to get rejected.
I would have voted for SP in a heartbeat.

RedCrow on September 14, 2012 at 11:27 PM

No worries… Some of us, while disappointed understood that it really washer decision, and she decided not to. (Yea, you can count me in the Nista column)

SWalker on September 14, 2012 at 11:32 PM

Somewhere in all the stuff I’ve read about the attack on the ambassador, I read that a lot of sensitive paperwork has gone missing. I wonder what and why he was carrying it?

Cindy Munford on September 14, 2012 at 11:32 PM

Remember when all of our past President propped up caskets around the podium before they speak?

This is how Obama and other Presidents handled this.

faraway on September 14, 2012 at 11:32 PM

Expanding on my post at 10:38 pm, more on Glen Doherty will come out in the future. Just glancing at limited information on those ultra secretive warriors, he might have be an elite among the elites Seal Team Six.

(Glen Doherty) was a veteran of multiple combat deployments during his nine years as a “highly decorated” Navy SEAL. He had attended the 18 Delta Special Forces Combat Medical School and the SEAL sniper course. He was the co-author of “The 21st Century Sniper”,a guide to the latest advances in clandestine shooting.

bayview on September 14, 2012 at 11:32 PM

OT: I’m catching up on BOR (yeah, I know) and he has Gen Wesley Clark on saying how right this adminstration has been on foreign policy.

As far as I’m concerned this man should be tried for treason.

ccrosby on September 14, 2012 at 11:30 PM

Yup….

SWalker on September 14, 2012 at 11:33 PM

Somewhere in all the stuff I’ve read about the attack on the ambassador, I read that a lot of sensitive paperwork has gone missing. I wonder what and why he was carrying it?

Cindy Munford on September 14, 2012 at 11:32 PM

Prolly obama’s BC.

Lanceman on September 14, 2012 at 11:33 PM

(i.e., I’ve got a deadbolt, ADP security AND real bullets).

Dark Star on September 14, 2012 at 10:55 PM

So you aren’t like that bubble-headed blond on the commercial for the movie “Cyber Stalker” (I think) where she is cowering in terror in a corner somewhere as the stalker is breaking through her door? When I see that scene, I think of Mary Katharine Ham’s words at an RKBA rally a few years ago, “I’ve found that a 9mm is a hell of an equalizer”.

AZfederalist on September 14, 2012 at 11:33 PM

You guys do realize you are summoning the gilled one, right?

Bmore on September 14, 2012 at 11:33 PM

OTTO on September 14, 2012 at 11:26 PM

So what about the Ba’ath Party?

Non Sequitur.

Mubarak kept Egypt in line, also. Now they are not.

Iraq was quiet despite O’s attempt to hand the country over to terrorists.

IlikedAUH2O on September 14, 2012 at 11:33 PM

OT: I’m catching up on BOR (yeah, I know) and he has Gen Wesley Clark on saying how right this adminstration has been on foreign policy.

As far as I’m concerned this man should be tried for treason.

ccrosby on September 14, 2012 at 11:30 PM

Yup….

SWalker on September 14, 2012 at 11:33 PM

Phucken phucken phuck… I hate it when I do that…

SWalker on September 14, 2012 at 11:33 PM

A plurality of us here would have.

Lanceman on September 14, 2012 at 11:28 PM

Lol. And, I don’t mean to sound like ‘X’, but Romney’s not the devil. I think that he’d be mortified if he didn’t make things better. (Odumbo–not so much.)

My niece told my sister, “But, we can’t vote for Romney, ’cause he’s gonna take away all our rights.” (!!!) She’s eighteen, and obviously completely ignorant. (She’s not registered, yet.)

RedCrow on September 14, 2012 at 11:33 PM

This just in ………

Duck Soup caused Hitler to invade Poland.

fogw on September 14, 2012 at 10:09 PM

Yup, it was the Salt Peanuts. And the Lemon Aid.

Del Dolemonte on September 14, 2012 at 11:34 PM

I don’t mean to sound like bluegill, but SHE DIDN’T RUN!
I wanted Paul Ryan for POTUS. NOPE. He declined.
Mitch Daniels? NOPE.
.
.
.
You have to actually run to get rejected.
I would have voted for SP in a heartbeat.

RedCrow on September 14, 2012 at 11:27 PM

No worries… Some of us, while disappointed understood that it really washer decision, and she decided not to. (Yea, you can count me in the Nista column)

SWalker on September 14, 2012 at 11:32 PM

Ditto

OTTO on September 14, 2012 at 11:34 PM

GAH…… No…. I was at my brothers house saw it on my phone but couldn’t get the bandwidth to play it…

SWalker on September 14, 2012 at 11:29 PM

The War on Bacon

21:00 – 22:00.

21:00 – 22:00.

21:00 – 22:00.

Just mentioning. For the first time of many.

Axe on September 14, 2012 at 11:34 PM

My niece told my sister, “But, we can’t vote for Romney, ’cause he’s gonna take away all our rights.” (!!!) She’s eighteen, and obviously completely ignorant. (She’s not registered, yet.)

RedCrow on September 14, 2012 at 11:33 PM

She’s an indoctrinated idiot.

Lanceman on September 14, 2012 at 11:35 PM

So what about the Ba’ath Party?

Non Sequitur.

Mubarak kept Egypt in line, also. Now they are not.

Iraq was quiet despite O’s attempt to hand the country over to terrorists.

IlikedAUH2O on September 14, 2012 at 11:33 PM

Same can be said of Col Qdaffy Duck and Ba$tard Assad, Obama is evil beyond description.

SWalker on September 14, 2012 at 11:36 PM

At the barricades,, they would be smoking da stuff..

Libertarian I am in many regards.

However,, seriously,, all I have to do is say Gary Johnson’s name and we have 3 pages of bullshit. Bad as Paulnuts. They are related, incestuously.

I get their bent, but grow tired of the lack of reality. They obsess, way beyond annoyance. Mostly without humor.

It’s a cult. Times are too serious to entertain. Fun to poke at, but….

wolly4321 on September 14, 2012 at 11:37 PM

Yea, you can count me in the Nista column)

SWalker on September 14, 2012 at 11:32 PM

Yeah, that’s fine. I don’t have anything against you folks.
But–Those who choose to NOT vote for Romney?!?

F*** all of them MF’ers. (Pardon my interlanguage.) We’re done if the jackass gets four more years. NO JOKE!

RedCrow on September 14, 2012 at 11:37 PM

B. more, I think I may turn myself into the HA moderators for being a racist bigot homophobe.

But I can’t remember when I posted that stuff.

I have besmurched the proud name of Sarah Palin supporters everywhere.

Lanceman on September 14, 2012 at 11:37 PM

IlikedAUH2O on September 14, 2012 at 11:33 PM

Egypt has been a hell hole forever.
Iraq had a semblance of civilization.
Tipping points are much closer for some than others.

OTTO on September 14, 2012 at 11:37 PM

Tribute song 4 dead in Ohio

faraway on September 14, 2012 at 11:38 PM

RC, it was this one, correct. U2 sweetest thing.

Bmore on September 14, 2012 at 11:38 PM

Now, before the gope betrays me, I need to go drinkin’.

Lanceman on September 14, 2012 at 11:39 PM

Same can be said of Col Qdaffy Duck and Ba$tard Assad, Obama is evil beyond description.

SWalker on September 14, 2012 at 11:36 PM

My point

OTTO on September 14, 2012 at 11:39 PM

Hey hows that no meddling, politically correct approach working out?

What’s a few thousand dead Americans and the middle east and other places on fire because we’ve mandated ourselves to cease existing in the name of diversity while trying to create a soft and fuzzy world by prostrating our nation.

The no offense way has failed, again, to hell with the Neville Chamberlains of the world.

If they don’t do the job you gotta let’em go. Clint.

Speakup on September 14, 2012 at 11:39 PM

SWalker on September 14, 2012 at 11:32 PM

Yeah, that’s fine. I don’t have anything against you folks.
But–Those who choose to NOT vote for Romney?!?

F*** all of them MF’ers. (Pardon my interlanguage.) We’re done if the jackass gets four more years. NO JOKE!

RedCrow on September 14, 2012 at 11:37 PM

No need to apologize, I understand complete and 100 percent agree. Sarah made the decision not to run, it was over right then and there, and I totally respect her for her decision. Time to move on.

SWalker on September 14, 2012 at 11:40 PM

OT: I’m catching up on BOR (yeah, I know) and he has Gen Wesley Clark on saying how right this adminstration has been on foreign policy.

As far as I’m concerned this man should be tried for treason.

ccrosby on September 14, 2012 at 11:30 PM

Yep, Weasely Clark.

The CNN-ification of Fox News rolls on.

slickwillie2001 on September 14, 2012 at 11:40 PM

Bin Laden is dead, and so are Stevens, Smith, Woods, and Doherty

faraway on September 14, 2012 at 11:40 PM

Lanceman on September 14, 2012 at 11:37 PM

Lol! I wouldn’t worry too much until your inbox starts filling up. If you know what I mean and I think you do. ; )

Bmore on September 14, 2012 at 11:40 PM

Out.
Been fun.

OTTO on September 14, 2012 at 11:40 PM

Somewhere in all the stuff I’ve read about the attack on the ambassador, I read that a lot of sensitive paperwork has gone missing. I wonder what and why he was carrying it?

Cindy Munford on September 14, 2012 at 11:32 PM

Re the paperwork:

Some of the missing papers from the consulate are said to list names of Libyans who are working with Americans, putting them potentially at risk from extremist groups, while some of the other documents are said to relate to oil contracts.

The ambassador purportedly was found left behind in the burning consulate building, presumably where the papers also were found:

Mr Stevens, it is believed, was left in the building by the rest of the staff after they failed to find him in dense smoke caused by a blaze which had engulfed the building. He was discovered lying unconscious by local people and taken to a hospital, the Benghazi Medical Centre, where, according to a doctor, Ziad Abu Ziad, he died from smoke inhalation.

de rigueur on September 14, 2012 at 11:40 PM

Via Mediaite and the Right Scoop, he hasn’t reached the point of insisting that the mere act of challenging Obama in an election is racist, but he’s right on the doorstep now. We’re maybe two weeks away from that argument. Less, I figure, if Rasmussen’s tracker is right about Romney inching back into the lead nationally.

Cross posting a little bite of AP’s Matthews thing just to point out how in-the-bad this thing is for Obama and how over it is for poor conservatives and Rethuglicans hoping to elect Romney.

I mean, look how relaxed he is.

“Romney started running too early; it was disrespectful.”

Obama hasn’t stopped running since he did that little fake-sit in his first and only-other national office. Sort of a diving board thing. Obama’s president, and he’s still running. After he’s out, I assume he’ll still be running.

Axe on September 14, 2012 at 11:41 PM

Phucken phucken phuck… I hate it when I do that…

SWalker on September 14, 2012 at 11:33 PM

Ha ha, I was wondering where you were going with that…;-)

Although I am having some interesting things happen when I try to submit a comment…

HA, I’ve scanned my machine and there is no virus showing up. Are you having other commenters saying they’re having a problem as well?

ccrosby on September 14, 2012 at 11:41 PM

Queen is in Love…

SWalker on September 14, 2012 at 11:42 PM

Hi Scrumpy.

SparkPlug on September 14, 2012 at 11:42 PM

I just don’t think Barry realizes that his job every day – not just from 9:30 to 4 on M-F – is to protect the US from enemies foreign and domestic and ensure that our republic survives and thrives.

It is not to gain more power, turn us into a socialist state, make his tee times, and party with Jay-Z and Beyonce.

Epic fail for the ages that we will be paying for decades from now, if not longer.

Philly on September 14, 2012 at 11:42 PM

ccrosby on September 14, 2012 at 11:41 PM

Over the last three days, several posters have mentioned problems with their machines, of varying type and degree.

My own machine has seemed a little twitchy a couple of times.

It seems to have resolved the issue this evening, at least so far.

thatsafactjack on September 14, 2012 at 11:43 PM

Yea, you can count me in the Nista column)

SWalker on September 14, 2012 at 11:32 PM

Yeah, that’s fine. I don’t have anything against you folks.
But–Those who choose to NOT vote for Romney?!?

F*** all of them MF’ers. (Pardon my interlanguage.) We’re done if the jackass gets four more years. NO JOKE!

RedCrow on September 14, 2012 at 11:37 PM

I have still not understood who these folks are outside of one or two. I don’t think they make up a large number. Maybe one or two.

Bmore on September 14, 2012 at 11:43 PM

Out.
Been fun.

OTTO on September 14, 2012 at 11:40 PM

Next time..

Take care..

Electrongod on September 14, 2012 at 11:43 PM

Phucken phucken phuck… I hate it when I do that…

SWalker on September 14, 2012 at 11:33 PM

Ha ha, I was wondering where you were going with that…;-)

Although I am having some interesting things happen when I try to submit a comment…

HA, I’ve scanned my machine and there is no virus showing up. Are you having other commenters saying they’re having a problem as well?

ccrosby on September 14, 2012 at 11:41 PM

No, just admitting to being an idiot who gets going to fast and doesn’t pay enough attention to what I am actually doing… :(

SWalker on September 14, 2012 at 11:44 PM

I read that a lot of sensitive paperwork has gone missing. I wonder what and why he was carrying it?

Cindy Munford on September 14, 2012 at 11:32 PM

Some of the missing documents apparently contained names and other information of Libyans who work for the US. The lives and safeties of those, along with their families, are now at high risk.

bayview on September 14, 2012 at 11:45 PM

Now, before the gope betrays me, I need to go drinkin’.

Lanceman on September 14, 2012 at 11:39 PM

Where is Dire?

de rigueur on September 14, 2012 at 11:40 PM

Kinda answers my questions, and I feel silly for asking them now. Of course. They’re spies. That’s why we have them and leave them. Points of contact for intelligence.

Need to keep my blood sugar higher or something.

Axe on September 14, 2012 at 11:45 PM

Who the f*ck do these people think they are?

Night Owl on September 14, 2012 at 10:31 PM

They think know that they own the lickspittle MSM completely.

And they know that the msm will obey.

Solaratov on September 14, 2012 at 11:46 PM

@HA — please don’t autoplay the video.
Thanks. Your pal,

Kenosha Kid on September 14, 2012 at 11:46 PM

No, just admitting to being an idiot who gets going to fast and doesn’t pay enough attention to what I am actually doing… :(

SWalker on September 14, 2012 at 11:44 PM

No, no, I don’t mean you.

I’m actually getting script errors everytime I submit a comment. Just wondering if it’s me, or if anyone else is having the same problem.

ccrosby on September 14, 2012 at 11:47 PM

It seems to have resolved the issue this evening, at least so far.

thatsafactjack on September 14, 2012 at 11:43 PM

My preview is gone, unless I want to wait. Hey, you catch the War on Bacon today, from 21:00 to 22:00? lol

Axe on September 14, 2012 at 11:47 PM

Need to keep my blood sugar higher or something.

Axe on September 14, 2012 at 11:45 PM

Stout heavy Ales work very nicely for that… ;P

SWalker on September 14, 2012 at 11:47 PM

Without a noise, without my pride…

RedCrow on September 14, 2012 at 11:48 PM

21:00 – 22:00.

Just mentioning. For the first time of many.

Axe on September 14, 2012 at 11:34 PM

For SWalker and myself, that’s 1800 – 1900 MST/PDT.

AZfederalist on September 14, 2012 at 11:48 PM

? No trolls tonight?

wolly4321 on September 14, 2012 at 11:48 PM

Axe on September 14, 2012 at 11:47 PM

Yes, I’ve been checking it out regularly. They’re doing a good job.

thatsafactjack on September 14, 2012 at 11:49 PM

ccrosby on September 14, 2012 at 11:47 PM

thatsafactjack on September 14, 2012 at 11:43 PM

My preview is gone, unless I want to wait [...]

Axe on September 14, 2012 at 11:47 PM

(That would probably be a script error.)

Axe on September 14, 2012 at 11:49 PM

bayview on September 14, 2012 at 11:45 PM

Oh great, it just keeps getting better and better.

Cindy Munford on September 14, 2012 at 11:50 PM

Somewhere in all the stuff I’ve read about the attack on the ambassador, I read that a lot of sensitive paperwork has gone missing. I wonder what and why he was carrying it?

Cindy Munford on September 14, 2012 at 11:32 PM

Not so sure it was paperwork or documents, but in every computer in an embassy, or consulate like in Benghazi, there will be names and contact info on those in country who are “friends” and ‘enemies” and everyone else, too. Hence, the ultimate result of this attack, beyond the torture/deaths of our people, will be the torture/death of Libyans who were helping us on intel matters. This was so much more than a symbolic killing of some sort, and the compromised intel that will result is a major problem. There’s no telling what was in those computer files.

TXUS on September 14, 2012 at 11:50 PM

Evening Jackie, generally speaking, my observation has been any time the site workers are tweaking the java script here. Things start acting up with the comment thingy. It’s java script based. They are trying to increase ad revenues. I try to stay one step ahead of them. Lol! It’s a fun game!

Bmore on September 14, 2012 at 11:50 PM

Axe on September 14, 2012 at 11:49 PM

Did someone mention a script error? :)

thatsafactjack on September 14, 2012 at 11:51 PM

I wonder if Plugs will shouting his little saying about OBL and GM any time soon..?

d1carter on September 14, 2012 at 11:51 PM

A lone French fry lies on the ground,
So many ants milling around,
The City beats to the chaotic sound
of gasoline engines fired by SparkPlugs

SparkPlug on September 14, 2012 at 11:51 PM

Has anyone been watching the new Blaze network on Dish?

I’m stuck with DirectTv so I don’t get it.

I know Beck did an hour special talking about the character of Romney today — anyone catch that?

Really Beck should consider releasing specials like that on his site since the goal needs to be winning the election not increasing his subscribers.

LevinFan on September 14, 2012 at 11:51 PM

So, Chrissy was crying about Mitt’s arrogance at thinking he should run against Obama… What do you think he would say about the audio with Obama claiming that the Middle East would somehow be a cake walk for him due to his having ‘lived in a muslim country, even though he’s currently a christian’?/….. next dumb q for Chrissy
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I’m glad that Carney said the word ‘cartoon’…
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RalphyBoy on September 14, 2012 at 11:52 PM

I have still not understood who these folks are outside of one or two. I don’t think they make up a large number. Maybe one or two.

Bmore on September 14, 2012 at 11:43 PM

I dunno, B. I mean–there have been dozens of folks that won’t vote for Romney simply ’cause, “He’s not my first choice.”

Man, I am absolutely terrified of Odumbo getting four more years.

I haven’t made my American dream, yet!! It’ll be done before I ever got (FUCKIN) there!!

Understand?

RedCrow on September 14, 2012 at 11:53 PM

(That would probably be a script error.)

Axe on September 14, 2012 at 11:49 PM

Axe, tech question, are you running the Abine product on your machine?

Bmore on September 14, 2012 at 11:53 PM

For SWalker and myself, that’s 1800 – 1900 MST/PDT.

AZfederalist on September 14, 2012 at 11:48 PM

All right. Look. Damn. This subtle thing isn’t working. :)

Kelly gives me a shout out today at 21:00 to 22:00. Just saying. I’m quite proud. This is the opposite of the whole “Try that again” episode from AP.

Fine. I’ll let it go.

*huff*

Still, it’s a fun show and everyone should give it a glance where schedules permit.

Axe on September 14, 2012 at 11:53 PM

Baghdad Jay Strikes Again! The Unrest In The Middle East Is ***NOT*** The Result Of Some Stupid Film And There Were Warnings. Here’s The Proof….

http://predicthistunpredictpast.blogspot.com/2012/09/baghdad-jay-strikes-again-unrest-in.html

M2RB: Queen & David Bowie

Resist We Much on September 14, 2012 at 11:53 PM

Hearses, with the backs open. Podium in the middle.?

wolly4321 on September 14, 2012 at 11:53 PM

I learned a new word today. At least for me anyway.

Incompetocracy.

The form of Goverment our omnipotent, wise Community Organizer in Chief has mandated for us.

And the form of Government of Free Press must maintain and protect at all costs.

Even John Lennon couldn’t imagine this cluster eff.

FlaMurph on September 14, 2012 at 11:54 PM

I have still not understood who these folks are outside of one or two. I don’t think they make up a large number. Maybe one or two.

Bmore on September 14, 2012 at 11:43 PM

I dunno, B. I mean–there have been dozens of folks that won’t vote for Romney simply ’cause, “He’s not my first choice.”

Man, I am absolutely terrified of Odumbo getting four more years.

I haven’t made my American dream, yet!! It’ll be done before I ever got (F*CKIN) there!!

Understand?

RedCrow on September 14, 2012 at 11:54 PM

Did someone mention a script error? :)

thatsafactjack on September 14, 2012 at 11:51 PM

Lol! Say isn’t that your department? ; )

Bmore on September 14, 2012 at 11:54 PM

What really scares me is that the media might be right and somehow this gigantic Obama screw up ends up being held against Romney. I’m having a lot of trouble with the world being illogical lately.

Cindy Munford on September 14, 2012 at 11:54 PM

Yawwwwwnnnnnn really sleepy. Still waiting on Obama or Romney to endorse The Pappy Plan on Forign policy!!

I guess maybe tomorrow. :-)

PappyD61 on September 14, 2012 at 11:55 PM

The software gurus alter the script,
And then HotAir goes on the fritz,
To many errors to sit on a Ritz,
Its all madness, the crackers crumble.

SparkPlug on September 14, 2012 at 11:55 PM

Bmore on September 14, 2012 at 11:50 PM

Good evening, B! Yes…I guess that’s probably the problem. The issues people mentioned all sort of fit into the whole Java script realm. :)

thatsafactjack on September 14, 2012 at 11:55 PM

SWalker on September 14, 2012 at 11:19 PM

Most of the people here would have voted Palin.

There’s just a few that wouldn’t – Buy Pastries, Dork-Star and three or four others.

But here we are.

Lanceman on September 14, 2012 at 11:21 PM

I put Darkstar in the same category as DD and FR, not bad people, just well, emotionally compromised.

SWalker on September 14, 2012 at 11:24 PM

Excuse me — are you 2 referring to me as being someone who would not have voted for Palin? Because I most certainly would have — in fact, I was actually excited to vote for McCain last time because she was on the ticket & I wanted her to run this time. Just because I understand that she didn’t effing run this year — by her own choice — means nothing as to how I feel about her. I defy you to point to one thing I’ve ever written that has been anti-Palin to lead you to say such utter bull chit about me.

Oh, and SWalker: don’t talk to me about being emotionally compromised. You’re one of the ABR crybabies who needs to get his act together.

Dark Star on September 14, 2012 at 11:56 PM

I had to switch to FF, since IE was continually getting scripting errors.
It was from the abc link, methinks

pambi on September 14, 2012 at 11:56 PM

Bmore on September 14, 2012 at 11:54 PM

That’s me! Fixer of broken dreams! :)

thatsafactjack on September 14, 2012 at 11:56 PM

^^^ oops, forgot that was in re: to
ccrosby on September 14, 2012 at 11:41 PM

pambi on September 14, 2012 at 11:56 PM

TXUS on September 14, 2012 at 11:50 PM

If it was indeed, as pointed out by others, people who have been working with the U.S., they are bound to be in serious trouble. I guess the bright spot for Obama is that if they are killed, we will never hear about it.

Cindy Munford on September 14, 2012 at 11:57 PM

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