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posted at 8:31 pm on October 13, 2012 by Allahpundit

There are two possibilities. Either the intelligence community had a detailed picture of what happened in Benghazi that night and failed to share it with other administration officials and the White House. Or the intelligence community provided that detailed intelligence picture to others in the administration, and Obama, Biden, Clinton, Susan Rice, and others ignored and manipulated the intelligence to tell a politically convenient—but highly inaccurate—story.

If it’s the former, DNI James Clapper should be fired. If it’s the latter, what happened in Benghazi—and what happened afterwards—will go down as one of the worst scandals in recent memory.

It seems far more likely that it’s the latter. After all, is it conceivable that White House officials at the highest levels were not actively engaged in interagency meetings to determine what happened in Benghazi? Is it conceivable that intelligence officials, knowing there was no evidence at all of a link between the film and Benghazi, would fail to tell the president and his colleagues that their claims were unfounded? Is it conceivable that somehow the latest intelligence on the 9/11 attacks was left out of Obama’s intelligence briefings in the days after 9/11? It would have been a priority for every professional at the CIA, the State Department, and the National Security Council to discover exactly what happened in Benghazi as soon as possible. Is it conceivable that the information wasn’t passed to the most senior figures in the administration?

No, it’s really not. And therefore, the fact that these senior figures misled us—and still mislead us—is a scandal of the first order.

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The administration desperately needs a scapegoat to keep this scandal as far from the White House as possible. And that is why I think that, beyond Biden’s fact-challenged statements, the more consequential thing he did last night was to try to make the intelligence community (IC) the scapegoat (and I am not the only one who picked up on this). Based on this interview with Obama’s deputy campaign manager, the fingering of the IC appears to be a deliberate, coordinated strategy by the politicos — and it is very risky.

First, as numerous fact-checkers have already pointed out, the administration did not merely go with whatever the IC told them. They went with whatever was the most politically useful story at the time. The Obama campaign keeps complaining about how Romney-Ryan have politicized this issue, but in fact the Obama campaign has played this as a political issue from the very start.

Second, the IC can fight back. Frustration has been mounting for years within the IC over the way the administration has politicized intelligence. At some point, that frustration could bubble over into retaliatory leaks and damaging revelations.

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Former CIA Director Gen. Michael Hayden has joined the chorus of GOP voices slamming Vice President Biden’s comments on the White House’s inconsistent explanation of the Sept. 11 assault on the American Consulate in Libya…

“It is clear that any failure was not on the part of the intelligence community, but on the part of White House decision-makers who should have listened to, and acted on, available intelligence,” Hayden said in a joint statement with former Homeland Security chief Michael Chertoff issued Friday.

“Blaming those who put their lives on the line is not the kind of leadership this country needs,” Hayden added.

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It sure looks like Vice President Joe Biden put the blame on Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, his potential 2016 rival, for the security failings Benghazi. “We weren’t told they wanted more security,” Biden declared. White House Press Secretary Jay Carney backed Biden up, saying it’s a State Department (i.e. Hillary) issue.

Will Hillary now retaliate and protect herself by leaking word that the White House did too know? Will her husband continue to tour the country trying to pull Obama’s bacon out of the fire (as he did at the convention) even as Obama points a finger at his wife? Will they all cut some sort of deal in which Hillary agrees to take the fall and Bill soldiers on … in exchange for, what? Have they already cut a deal? Is the White House going to try to hang its hat on the idea that Obama and Biden didn’t know, but maybe their staffs knew? Will that really fly? Aren’t they responsible for their staffs? Will the staffs fight back?

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To “politicize” means “to give a political character to.” It is a reductive term, capturing the peculiarly shrunken horizons of politics: “Gee, they nuked Israel. D’you think that will hurt us in Florida?” So media outlets fret that Benghazi could be “bad” for Obama — by which they mean he might be hitting the six-figure lecture circuit four years ahead of schedule. But for Chris Stevens, Sean Smith, Glen Doherty, and Tyrone Woods, it’s real bad. They’re dead, over, gonesville. Given that Obama and Secretary Clinton refer to Stevens pneumatically as “Chris,” as if they’ve known him since third grade, why would they dishonor the sacrifice of their close personal friend by peddling an utterly false narrative as to why he died? You want “politicization”? Secretary Clinton linked the YouTube video to the murder of her colleagues even as the four caskets lay alongside her at Andrews Air Force Base — even though she had known for days that it had nothing to do with it. It’s weird enough that politicians now give campaign speeches to returning coffins. But to conscript your “friend”’s corpse as a straight man for some third-rate electoral opportunism is surely as shriveled and worthless as “politicization” gets…

In the days before the attack Joe Biden had been peddling his Obama campaign slogan that “bin Laden is dead and General Motors is alive.” The first successful terrorist attack on U.S. sovereign territory since 9/11, and on the very anniversary and by al-Qaeda-linked killers, was not helpful to the Obama team. And so the nature of the event had to be “politicized”: Look, over there — an Islamophobic movie! “Greater love hath no man than this,” quoth the president at Chris Stevens’ coffin, “that a man lay down his life for his friends.” Smaller love hath no man than Obama’s, than to lay down his “friend” for a couple of points in Ohio.

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Via Mediaite.

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No, not special at all, just descendants of the only nation that decided to lower itself to join the USA as but one of its states, the biggest mistake my countrymen ever made. Had we stayed a free republic, the USA would be governed a lot more like Texas today than the East/West coast cabal has done over the last 100 years.

TXUS on October 14, 2012 at 12:14 AM

You do know that California was a Free Republic before joining the Union as well, right…

SWalker on October 14, 2012 at 12:16 AM

TXUS on October 14, 2012 at 12:14 AM

Are you sure about that?

Wasn’t it because Texas was lookin’ for a way to get rid of those lefty thinkin’ folks who would end up bein’ Coloradans and New Mexicans?

cozmo on October 14, 2012 at 12:17 AM

My comment would be funny, except that it’s actually true, which makes it genuinely sad.

SWalker on October 14, 2012 at 12:09 AM

Evening SWalker.

All good comedy is based in pain.
Then again…the truth hurts

OTTO on October 14, 2012 at 12:17 AM

It, quite literally, damages my spirit.

libfreeordie on October 14, 2012 at 12:02 AM

Dang, you are a big baby!

Mitsouko on October 14, 2012 at 12:17 AM

Says a Texan. What kind of objectivity is that?

Texas has desert, and snakes, rugged individualists. Texas…bah!

cozmo on October 14, 2012 at 12:01 AM

You forgot giant spiders. We live outside the city. We love it because it’s wild.

txhsmom on October 14, 2012 at 12:18 AM

bazil9 on October 14, 2012 at 12:11 AM

Pat B. looks like my (now deceased) paternal grandfather, so no matter what he’s saying, I like him. :-)

Dark Star on October 14, 2012 at 12:18 AM

Here fishy, fishy, fishy.

Flora Duh on October 13, 2012 at 11:03 PM

Flora Duh…

… I think you hit on something.

The Intelligence Community is fighting back against Pantload and has released a video of what really goes on in an Obowma Administration…

Seven Percent Solution on October 14, 2012 at 12:18 AM

Replying to a gay professor who wrote his doctoral dissertation on how the ” The Evil White honky cracker is the evilest thing in history” probably isn’t going to do any good. Racists like libfreeordie see racism everywhere, it’s what they do, especially when they earn their living accusing everyone else of it.

SWalker on October 14, 2012 at 12:03 AM

Libfreeordie is not black… She is a left wing white liberal racist who want the majority of blacks to be poor, uneducated, infested with crimes and drugs, having the vast majority of their children out of wedlock, and can only survive on tax payers handouts… and in return of these handouts they vote liberals to power… There is no one who is more racist and cruel than white liberals…

mnjg on October 14, 2012 at 12:18 AM

txhsmom on October 14, 2012 at 12:18 AM

I thought ALyT was working on the spider thing.

cozmo on October 14, 2012 at 12:19 AM

You do know that California was a Free Republic before joining the Union as well, right…

SWalker on October 14, 2012 at 12:16 AM

About 8 days.

RickB on October 14, 2012 at 12:19 AM

It, quite literally, damages my spirit.

libfreeordie on October 14, 2012 at 12:02 AM

Dang, you are a big baby!

Mitsouko on October 14, 2012 at 12:17 AM

Well duh, he makes his living by accusing everyone else of being a racist. He is a professional grievance monger.

SWalker on October 14, 2012 at 12:19 AM

I’ve heard of the Big Bird ad but never bothered to click on any of the links to actually watch it. I pretty much steer clear of all their BS and just read about it instead. Their desperation is delicious.

Nikkia2112 on October 14, 2012 at 12:13 AM

Would it surprise you to learn that it was none other than the Stephanie Cutter who came up with the brilliant idea to go with the Big Bird line of attack?

Flora Duh on October 14, 2012 at 12:19 AM

A dramatic new account by the State Department reveals that Stevens was locked inside a ‘safe room’ choking to death from diesel-heavy smoke as the building around him burned to the ground.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2215431/Death-U-S-ambassador-Chris-Stevens-revealed-AK-47s-grenade-attacks-smoke-filled-safe-room.html

I don’t recall any pictures of a building ‘burned to the ground’.

faraway on October 14, 2012 at 12:19 AM

Thanks Jackie…usually I ignore him!

22044 on October 14, 2012 at 12:20 AM

athenadelphi on October 14, 2012 at 12:12 AM

So, tell me about how you sent that into ‘tips’, k ??

pambi on October 14, 2012 at 12:20 AM

No sane person will say ” “you’re a lousy 12% of the population.” I have not read the 500 comments and hope that no one said this.

Lanceman said it. Its there for the world to see. I dare him to call me a liar. Notice, rogerb will not copy and paste it.

libfreeordie on October 14, 2012 at 12:20 AM

22044 on October 14, 2012 at 12:20 AM

Me, too!:)

thatsafactjack on October 14, 2012 at 12:20 AM

none other than the Stephanie Cutter who came up with the brilliant idea to go with the Big Bird line of attack?

Flora Duh on October 14, 2012 at 12:19 AM

Well, she is full of (chicken)sh*t.

Schadenfreude on October 14, 2012 at 12:21 AM

Flora Duh…

… I think you hit on something.

The Intelligence Community is fighting back against Pantload and has released a video of what really goes on in an Obowma Administration…

Seven Percent Solution on October 14, 2012 at 12:18 AM

SEALs, CIA to name a few.
Backlash, it’s whats for dinner.

Nite all

OTTO on October 14, 2012 at 12:21 AM

The poll is a huge lie…
First Romney is winning independents by 5% and yet losing this poll… why? Because according to this joke poll Obama is winning 12% of Republicans in Ohio…

mnjg on October 13, 2012 at 11:40 PM

Just so you know, there are people who self-identify as Republicans, who really ought to be registered Democrats. I met one of these this summer, a woman who parroted Democratic talking points and claimed to have read the entire Obamacare bill. She was soooo impressed with how Obama kept all of his promises, and he’s the only one who ever did. I swear my blood pressure rose 100 points during that “conversation.”

disa on October 14, 2012 at 12:21 AM

Libfreeordie is not black… She is a left wing white liberal racist who want the majority of blacks to be poor, uneducated, infested with crimes and drugs, having the vast majority of their children out of wedlock, and can only survive on tax payers handouts… and in return of these handouts they vote liberals to power… There is no one who is more racist and cruel than white liberals…

mnjg on October 14, 2012 at 12:18 AM

Wrong, he is a Black Gay College Professor at Morehouse College. His facility page was posted here one night and he sent a e-mail to Ed in complaint that confirmed that it was in fact him and Ed removed the link and promised to ban the next person to post the link to it.

SWalker on October 14, 2012 at 12:23 AM

SWalker on October 14, 2012 at 12:03 AM

You’ve got a point. Just like my other posting, all of the supporting evidence for our positions has been posted ad infitum, it simply chooses not to argue based upon our positions but upon its view of what our positions are.

AZfederalist on October 14, 2012 at 12:23 AM

libfreeordie on October 14, 2012 at 12:20 AM

I’m not enamored at what Lanceman said, but you get no sympathy from me. Quit crying and grow up.

22044 on October 14, 2012 at 12:23 AM

Bill O-I find nothing of interest. He irritates me. He is his own pin head.

bazil9 on October 14, 2012 at 12:11 AM

I can’t stand his rants against “big oil.” I think he lost his arse on some kind of investment or something. I worked in that field, and I resent his BS.

I also grow weary of his “President Obama is a very smart man” line. Really, Bill? Based on what? The fact that he can’t hardly put a sentence together without a teleprompter? The fact that all of his transcripts have to remain hidden because they were either mindless drivel, or in fact do not exist?

What is it, Bill, that makes you think “he’s a very smart man.”

I know what it is. It’s the prospect of getting yet another interview with him to further boost your ratings. Barack Obama is a fool. And you play to that fool constantly. Granted, you do criticize him some, but the “he’s a very smart man” line is pure suck up.

predator on October 14, 2012 at 12:23 AM

Lanceman said it. Its there for the world to see. I dare him to call me a liar. Notice, rogerb will not copy and paste it.
 
libfreeordie on October 14, 2012 at 12:20 AM

 
Sure I will. It was two or so pages back.
 
Do you need my help?

rogerb on October 14, 2012 at 12:23 AM

You do know that California was a Free Republic before joining the Union as well, right…

SWalker on October 14, 2012 at 12:16 AM

About 8 days.

RickB on October 14, 2012 at 12:19 AM

Four years actually, but hey, whose quibbling… ;p

SWalker on October 14, 2012 at 12:24 AM

libfreeordie on October 14, 2012 at 12:20 AM

LOLOLOL.

pambi on October 14, 2012 at 12:24 AM

libfreeordie on October 14, 2012 at 12:20 AM

I don’t know what you sparred over, or the context and I don’t feel like reading the long thread.

I’ll say this – there are good and bad people in each group. I know a lot of good and bad whites, and blacks, and etc.

You do generalize a lot too. You filter most everything through your race-lense. You must get out of it. It’s 2012, Oct. 13, or 14.

Schadenfreude on October 14, 2012 at 12:25 AM

Hey, wait. Was that a ” personal attack” and “we all know what that means”?

rogerb on October 14, 2012 at 12:25 AM

And on that note, I’m going to watch the rest of the baseball game and turn in. Been a great pleasure to chat with everyone except you-know-who!

22044 on October 14, 2012 at 12:25 AM

The Intelligence Community is fighting back against Pantload and has released a video of what really goes on in an Obowma Administration…

Seven Percent Solution on October 14, 2012 at 12:18 AM

Oh dear, haven’t seen that in years. Just hope I can erase it from my memory again before I go to bed tonight. ;-)

Flora Duh on October 14, 2012 at 12:25 AM

Would it surprise you to learn that it was none other than the Stephanie Cutter who came up with the brilliant idea to go with the Big Bird line of attack?

Flora Duh on October 14, 2012 at 12:19 AM

I do remember reading that and no, I’m not surprised one bit. That woman is a real piece of er, work. Yeah that’s it. She’s a piece of work!

Nikkia2112 on October 14, 2012 at 12:26 AM

But, here’s what I don’t respect. Anyone who thinks they can say “you’re a lousy 12% of the population.” In saying that you do not merely insult me, but also my friends, loved ones, family members and a whole lot of other black people who you simply know nothing about. Remember how you felt when being called a “bitter clinger,” exactly. Your contempt for the vast majority of black people not named Herman Cain is the kind of thinking I have *zero* interest in being close to socially. Or even geographically. It, quite literally, damages my spirit.

libfreeordie on October 14, 2012 at 12:02 AM

…might be a reaction to 12% of the population voting 96% or 98% for a candidate of color ALL THE TIME no matter what…screaming racism all the time…though the math is obvious that others had to vote in much better percentages to get that candidate in…and the vitriol that follows those 4% who leave the plantation or the “Uncle Tom’s” that dare to go to the other party and run for office.
Stick your head up your pie-hole and be sad and damage your intestine!

KOOLAID2 on October 14, 2012 at 12:26 AM

Its there for the world to see.

Professor, it’s “It’s there for the world to see”. Professors, of any color, should know this.

Schadenfreude on October 14, 2012 at 12:26 AM

Wrong, he is a Black Gay College Professor at Morehouse College. His facility page was posted here one night and he sent a e-mail to Ed in complaint that confirmed that it was in fact him and Ed removed the link and promised to ban the next person to post the link to it.

SWalker on October 14, 2012 at 12:23 AM

Really? I have always thought she is a white liberal woman… Thanks for the info…

mnjg on October 14, 2012 at 12:27 AM

Remember how you felt when being called a “bitter clinger,” exactly.

libfreeordie on October 14, 2012 at 12:02 AM

I laughed, and wished I had a gun.

disa on October 14, 2012 at 12:28 AM

somebody give the weeper/looter a tissue and show it the ##%&king door.

tom daschle concerned on October 14, 2012 at 12:31 AM

Remember how you felt when being called a “bitter clinger,” exactly.

libfreeordie on October 14, 2012 at 12:02 AM

No, because I am not one. However, it told so much about Obama.

Schadenfreude on October 14, 2012 at 12:31 AM

Wrong, he is a Black Gay College Professor at Morehouse College.

SWalker on October 14, 2012 at 12:23 AM

Is he the one that went to Trinity Church when he lived in Chicago?

faraway on October 14, 2012 at 12:31 AM

And on that note, I’m going to watch the rest of the baseball game and turn in. Been a great pleasure to chat with everyone except you-know-who!

22044 on October 14, 2012 at 12:25 AM

Later on, zip code. *Oops!*

predator on October 14, 2012 at 12:31 AM

I thought ALyT was working on the spider thing.

cozmo on October 14, 2012 at 12:19 AM

This is a smaller version of what was on my front porch the other day. Sweet dreams.

txhsmom on October 14, 2012 at 12:31 AM

Remember how you felt when being called a “bitter clinger,” exactly.

libfreeordie on October 14, 2012 at 12:02 AM

I laughed, and wished I had a gun.

disa on October 14, 2012 at 12:28 AM

I also laughed, then I drank a bunch of beer with my bitter clinging relatives and then we went to the range and sent several hundred rounds down range. Then when we got back I went out back and checked my still to make sure it was still producing, and then I laughed a whole bunch more.

SWalker on October 14, 2012 at 12:32 AM

Try being called a racist for 5 years simply because you don’t agree with someone’s political ideology, then come back and talk to us.

Guess what professor, I didn’t agree with Jimmy Carter or Bill Clinton’s political ideology either – didn’t vote for either one of them.

Did that make me a racist?

Flora Duh on October 14, 2012 at 12:10 AM

No see..its okay for them to pull the race card-they were slaves once from people I am not even connected too. That will live on and must be over compensated for-till the end of time.
Funny-as you know..we here in Fl have many blacks from Jamaica,Haiti the DR. They were once enslaved in their countries and history..but totally diff. I have heard them time and time again..get very upset if you say they are African American..NO- they are proud and say Jamaican or Haitian American- nor do they play the race card.

We are not equal my friend..I worked in the CJ system..I have never been called more racial slurs then I was then-Cracker bit$h more times then I can count…but it was okay. Till everyone is respected and racism is addressed across the board..we have an issue. Everyone should be treated the same..it is not! Down to getting a damn job.

It cant be fine for some and not others-the anger/divide starts there.
And I dare anyone to tell me that if anyone anywhere-less a Presidential candidate said “typical black woman” to the world would be fine..LMFAO- again..double standards to a disgusting degree.

And Yes- I was pretty much told..when everyone was told to get in my face..I was a racist because I did not support Obama..I will not forget it. I have been called more things by every side in 4 GD years-that I will not forget. Cause I am they ghey-I got it from every damn side.

I will not listen to this RACE sh$t any longer! I am guilty of nothing yet slandered. This has done more damage then I have ever seen.

If blacks are angry..look at your communities and WHAT your doing. It aint whitey’s fault. But the white and black dems love you..hand you $- a hammock..as your culture and neighborhoods are filled with blood,violence,and rampant poverty,children with no real family, in foster care and prison…and suffering. Bill Cosby was spot on. But rage on at the whites..shakes head.

bazil9 on October 14, 2012 at 12:32 AM

But, show me a man who has even an inkling of an idea of how a woman thinks or what she really wants, and I’ll show you a guy who’s given to musicals and shopping and gerbils.

TXUS on October 14, 2012 at 12:04 AM

My husband does, and he’s all man. It’s quite possible to be all man, AND be emotionally accessible. Has to do with knowing who you are and caring little for the opinions of strangers.

Of course, it’s easier when you pay attention to the actual woman in question, instead of getting sucked into dreary and bitter opposite-sex-bashing.

disa on October 14, 2012 at 12:35 AM

SWalker on October 14, 2012 at 12:23 AM

Is he the one that went to Trinity Church when he lived in Chicago?

faraway on October 14, 2012 at 12:31 AM

Don’t know about that part. Just that for those few minuets that his facility page was linked here, I clicked the link and know who he is and read the utterly disgusting title to his doctoral dissertation. Yes, he is a professional racist grievance monger.

SWalker on October 14, 2012 at 12:35 AM

In case any of you missed it…


“An Incriminating Timeline: Obama Administration and Libya (VIDEO)”

BOOM!

… Good Night All.

Seven Percent Solution on October 14, 2012 at 12:35 AM

What is it, Bill, that makes you think “he’s a very smart man.”

I know what it is. It’s the prospect of getting yet another interview with him to further boost your ratings. Barack Obama is a fool. And you play to that fool constantly. Granted, you do criticize him some, but the “he’s a very smart man” line is pure suck up.

predator on October 14, 2012 at 12:23 AM

Yes, Bill is kissing *ss hoping to get another interview, but I also think that as big of a fool as Obama is, Bill is a bigger fool and having the same over-sized ego that Obama has, Bill thinks that means Obama is “a very smart man.” No, he isn’t — Obama is just smarter than Bill.

Dark Star on October 14, 2012 at 12:36 AM

night 7%

tom daschle concerned on October 14, 2012 at 12:37 AM

Good night Seven Percent!

I’m going too — good night all!

Dark Star on October 14, 2012 at 12:37 AM

“Uncle Tom’s” that dare to go to the other party and run for office.
Stick your head up your pie-hole and be sad and damage your intestine!

KOOLAID2 on October 14, 2012 at 12:26 AM

Damn straight..we get it here too about West..our token black dude..the names that man has been called by his own race. The post on the woman from Clueless he other day (forgot her name) He is a man to really look up to and respect. A role model for anyone! But he aint JayZ..so there ya go.

bazil9 on October 14, 2012 at 12:38 AM

The PPP showing Obama winning 72-24 in early vote is a huge lie in particular that Romney is winning the independents by 5% in their poll… When the independents absentee ballot are 46.9% of the total absentee ballot request and Romney is winning independents by 5% then Romney is winning the early vote… PPP polled most their voters from very liberal areas of Ohio…

mnjg on October 13, 2012 at 10:12 PM

It’s the same garbage we were seeing the entire month leading up to the first debate. It’s why I’ve stopped caring about the polls, even the recent ones that show Romney leading in key states since a lot of those still oversample Dems. I’ve said all along, if we show up to vote, we win. That’s all that matters at this point.

Doughboy on October 14, 2012 at 12:38 AM

Because men are so simple and women are so complicated, … .

TXUS on October 14, 2012 at 12:04 AM

This sums it up quite well. *it’s long, so you might want to check it out when you have more time*

predator on October 14, 2012 at 12:14 AM

I think this sums it up quite nicely and isn’t long

AZfederalist on October 14, 2012 at 12:39 AM

Good night Seven Percent!

I’m going too — good night all!

Dark Star on October 14, 2012 at 12:37 AM

Good night to you both, though I hardly got to know ya. ;)

predator on October 14, 2012 at 12:40 AM

It, quite literally, damages my spirit.

libfreeordie on October 14, 2012 at 12:02 AM

The Democrat party, along with its elected leaders (Obama, Biden, Pelosi, Reid) together with its spokespeople (Axelrod, Cutter, Fluke, to name but three) have spent the past four years calling conservatives some of the most vile, filthy names I have ever heard, along with the most asinine accusations they could possibly make.

Your party and your president have done everything known to mankind to divide my beloved country along racial lines.

Your president has pandered to the Black and Hispanic communities, while doing absolutely nothing to relieve them of their staggering unemployment and poverty numbers.

Your president, together with his Attorney General, are responsible for Fast & Furious, and they have done nothing but lie to the American people about what really happened. To this day, Brian Terry’s family has no explanation for his death.

Your president and his Secretary of State are now covering up the assassination of four Americans in Libya, one of whom was an American Ambassador.

Your president and his Treasury Secretary committed fraud under the bankruptcy laws of this country in order to bailout GM, thus illegally depriving 20,000 non-union, salaried Delphi workers of their pension money.

I could go on, but the above list will suffice.

So, let’s talk about “damaged spirits.”

What about the damaged spirits of all the conservatives who have been falsely ridiculed and maligned?

What about the damaged spirits within the Black and Hispanic communities?

What about the damaged spirits of the Terry family?

What about the damaged spirits of the families of the four murdered American citizens in Libya?

What about the damaged spirits of the 20,000 Delphi workers?

See, here’s the difference between you and me. I care deeply about the damaged spirits of others; you only care about your own damaged spirits and then come to HA to spout your drivel and nonsense.

If you truly gave a da*n about your country, you’d open your eyes and heart to the truth about what the Obama presidency is doing to destroy everything great about the United States.

People willingly laid their lives down to secure and protect our freedoms and our way of live, and I…for one…am sick and tired of listening to you and your ilk spew forth your liberal talking points.

As far as I’m concerned, you no longer exist on HA. You are but a non-entity…a vapor…and I shall no longer waste my precious time reading anything else you write.

GrannyDee on October 14, 2012 at 12:40 AM

Is he the one that went to Trinity Church when he lived in Chicago?

faraway on October 14, 2012 at 12:31 AM

Don’t know about that part. Just that for those few minuets that his facility page was linked here, I clicked the link and know who he is and read the utterly disgusting title to his doctoral dissertation. Yes, he is a professional racist grievance monger.

SWalker on October 14, 2012 at 12:35 AM

Yes walker…oh Trinity? Oh my.
Libfree,Oprah, and BO..how sweet.

Lance likes him..I saw him clear day one.
He is clever..and can spell..so he comes out ahead of the reg trolls..dont be fooled.

bazil9 on October 14, 2012 at 12:40 AM

You do know that California was a Free Republic before joining the Union as well, right…

SWalker on October 14, 2012 at 12:16 AM

California was never a free republic like Texas, we defeated Mexico and won our freedom on the fields of battle, while California effectively was “surrendered” by the Mexicans, knowing that they would still control her from Mexico City. California had no choice but to join the USA to block that control, while Texas had a choice and, unfortunately, joined the union.

That said, I’d cut a deal tomorrow. Texas and California leave the USA. That will solve the California drain on the country and Texas becomes the USA’s major trading partner.

TXUS on October 14, 2012 at 12:43 AM

This is a smaller version of what was on my front porch the other day. Sweet dreams.

txhsmom on October 14, 2012 at 12:31 AM

That’s why Texans have such pointy boots.

I think this sums it up quite nicely and isn’t long

AZfederalist on October 14, 2012 at 12:39 AM

Best laugh all day. Except it needed a keypad with no numbers for the bottom main switch.
Since the Texans couldn’t do an adequate job defending Texas, I think I will head off to dream about itty-bitty spiders.

cozmo on October 14, 2012 at 12:43 AM

I think this sums it up quite nicely and isn’t long

AZfederalist on October 14, 2012 at 12:39 AM

Perfect! That’s the kind of thing I was looking for. :O

predator on October 14, 2012 at 12:43 AM

Lance likes him..I saw him clear day one.
He is clever..and can spell..so he comes out ahead of the reg trolls..dont be fooled.

bazil9 on October 14, 2012 at 12:40 AM

The tragic part is, that when the good professor isn’t being the Black version of a KKK Grand-dragon he is actually kind of funny.

SWalker on October 14, 2012 at 12:44 AM

GrannyDee on October 14, 2012 at 12:40 AM

Preach it Granny! Liberals act perplexed that we don’t find a guy who called us “the enemy” inspirational.

txhsmom on October 14, 2012 at 12:45 AM

I think I will head off to dream about itty-bitty spiders.

cozmo on October 14, 2012 at 12:43 AM

Speaking of itty-bitty spiders, this is what will become of them if ‘Bammy wins another four years.

predator on October 14, 2012 at 12:46 AM

Indeed! Grow up here?

22044 on October 13, 2012 at 11:03 PM

Dad was stationed in the area twice, so I spent more time there than anywhere else. I used to hang at a shopping center near you. But I hear it’s nothing like it used to be. Are you from there?

shaloma on October 13, 2012 at 11:13 PM

You guys live in Lake Barcroft?!?

I lived there before all the houses were even built. And used to play where 7 Corners is now. Watched it being built.

How ’bout that.

Solaratov on October 14, 2012 at 12:46 AM

I think this sums it up quite nicely and isn’t long

AZfederalist on October 14, 2012 at 12:39 AM

LMAOF, still. That, AZ, is exactly what I was trying to express.

TXUS on October 14, 2012 at 12:47 AM

But, show me a man who has even an inkling of an idea of how a woman thinks or what she really wants, and I’ll show you a guy who’s given to musicals and shopping and gerbils.

TXUS on October 14, 2012 at 12:04 AM

Now now TXUS- A straight man and I get along much better..then the queens.
A hetero woman..maybe. Ever heard of f$g hags? I saw plenty in the restaurant work college days of mine. They of course didn’t like me..I had best male friends straight. Still do.
The queens dont like us much..shouldn’t be hard to figure out why.
But..as cool as I am TX-I still am a woman and complicated too..lol

bazil9 on October 14, 2012 at 12:49 AM

California was never a free republic like Texas, we defeated Mexico and won our freedom on the fields of battle, while California effectively was “surrendered” by the Mexicans, knowing that they would still control her from Mexico City. California had no choice but to join the USA to block that control, while Texas had a choice and, unfortunately, joined the union.

That said, I’d cut a deal tomorrow. Texas and California leave the USA. That will solve the California drain on the country and Texas becomes the USA’s major trading partner.

TXUS on October 14, 2012 at 12:43 AM

Leave it to a Texan to admit the truth, while denying the truth and then double down on being insulting.

SWalker on October 14, 2012 at 12:50 AM

Detroitistan just took the lead, and Jeter is helped off the field with a bum ankle. aaaaahhhh.

predator on October 14, 2012 at 12:50 AM

Speaking of itty-bitty spiders, this is what will become of them if ‘Bammy wins another four years.

predator on October 14, 2012 at 12:46 AM

BWAHAHAHAH…. That is some serious humor…

SWalker on October 14, 2012 at 12:51 AM

My husband does, and he’s all man. It’s quite possible to be all man, AND be emotionally accessible. Has to do with knowing who you are and caring little for the opinions of strangers.

Of course, it’s easier when you pay attention to the actual woman in question, instead of getting sucked into dreary and bitter opposite-sex-bashing.

disa on October 14, 2012 at 12:35 AM

Couldn’t agree with you more, Darling. And, love is always having to say you’re sorry. ;-)

TXUS on October 14, 2012 at 12:53 AM

The tragic part is, that when the good professor isn’t being the Black version of a KKK Grand-dragon he is actually kind of funny.

SWalker on October 14, 2012 at 12:44 AM

Why I Linked (which he ignored of course) a book about its okay to leave the plantation. That his race and orientation cloud his views. He could be decent if he stopped the BS. Maybe one day. At least i could respect what he has to say. But slam race cards in my face-I am done.

bazil9 on October 14, 2012 at 12:53 AM

’08 race worker held in damage to Colorado Democratic HQ

Someone here guessed this would be the case:

One of two people suspected of shattering 11 windows Tuesday morning at the state Democratic Party headquarters has an arrest record and a history of helping a Democratic political candidate, public records show.

Police said that about 2:20 a.m., 24-year-old Maurice Schwenkler, now in custody, and an at-large accomplice took a hammer to the picture windows displaying posters touting President Barack Obama and his health care reform efforts.

Early Tuesday, Democratic Party chairwoman Pat Waak said the damage to her building in Denver’s art district was a consequence of “an effort on the other side to stir up hate.” She tempered her statement after Schwenkler’s political history was revealed.

“What I’ve been saying is there is a lot of rhetoric out there from both sides of the spectrum,” Waak said. “That’s what’s been disturbing to me. People are saying a lot of things not appropriate for civil discourse.”

Um. no, that wasn’t what she’d been saying.

INC on October 14, 2012 at 12:54 AM

I think I will head off to dream about itty-bitty spiders.

cozmo on October 14, 2012 at 12:43 AM

Speaking of itty-bitty spiders, this is what will become of them if ‘Bammy wins another four years.

predator on October 14, 2012 at 12:46 AM

LOL!Z hilarious.

bazil9 on October 14, 2012 at 12:57 AM

Um. no, that wasn’t what she’d been saying.

INC on October 14, 2012 at 12:54 AM

Awesome. That does my heart good. They eat their own. Ha!

predator on October 14, 2012 at 12:57 AM

Early Tuesday, Democratic Party chairwoman Pat Waak said the damage to her building in Denver’s art district was a consequence of “an effort on the other side to stir up hate.” She tempered her statement after Schwenkler’s political history was revealed.

Well, of course that’s what she said. That’s what the Lefties have been saying whenever there’s any kind of incident. And then they have to walk it back. Every. Single. Time.

I’m surprised her last name isn’t Ross.

GrannyDee on October 14, 2012 at 1:00 AM

But slam race cards in my face-I am done.

bazil9 on October 14, 2012 at 12:53 AM

Which is why whenever he goes all racist I bring up his doctoral dissertation, which is honestly 100 percent racist and utterly disgusting.

SWalker on October 14, 2012 at 1:00 AM

predator on October 14, 2012 at 12:57 AM

I don’t think the media jumped on this to blame the Tea Party the way they have in the past. They’ve been burnt doing that!

INC on October 14, 2012 at 1:00 AM

Damn straight..we get it here too about West..our token black dude..the names that man has been called by his own race. The post on the woman from Clueless he other day (forgot her name) He is a man to really look up to and respect. A role model for anyone! But he aint JayZ..so there ya go.

bazil9 on October 14, 2012 at 12:38 AM

…Stacey Dash who doesn’t follow politics much and voted for JugEars last time…twitted she could not this time…and you should she the reaction she got for leaving the plantation!…I loathe people like turdfreeordie…color…color…color….color!
My brother-in-law and many of my friends happen to have black parents and when we are at social functions…they may be the only ones who had black parents but for some reason nothing seems different and no one “sticks out”…no one talks about race.
Conversely…I will attend functions where I am one who had pale parents…and somehow when conversing with the attendees the conversation will turn to race and I hear side comments about crackers and the 40-50 year old honky word…cry me your piss tears turdfree!

KOOLAID2 on October 14, 2012 at 1:00 AM

The GOPe will betray you!!..:)

Dire Straits on October 14, 2012 at 1:02 AM

SWalker on October 14, 2012 at 1:00 AM

Sure wish you could give out a clue, but not if you’re jeopardized at HA.

GrannyDee on October 14, 2012 at 1:03 AM

Now now TXUS- A straight man and I get along much better..then the queens.
A hetero woman..maybe. Ever heard of f$g hags? I saw plenty in the restaurant work college days of mine. They of course didn’t like me..I had best male friends straight. Still do.
The queens dont like us much..shouldn’t be hard to figure out why.
But..as cool as I am TX-I still am a woman and complicated too..lol

bazil9 on October 14, 2012 at 12:49 AM

LOL, B9, and complicated I hope you always will be. In that, is your attraction and what I call the most beautiful curse. Men and women, straight ones at least, should never be able to figure the other one out, but us guys are a lot easier to figure, don’t you agree?

TXUS on October 14, 2012 at 1:03 AM

In Texas’ defense, we are about to hand Romney 38 electoral votes.

@Predator–LOL!

txhsmom on October 14, 2012 at 1:03 AM

The GOPe will betray you!!..:)

Dire Straits on October 14, 2012 at 1:02 AM

BWAHAHAHAH…. What do you know, just as predicted you show up on post number Nebraska… :P

SWalker on October 14, 2012 at 1:04 AM

I don’t think the media jumped on this to blame the Tea Party the way they have in the past. They’ve been burnt doing that!

INC on October 14, 2012 at 1:00 AM

I think you’re right. The “bash the Tea Party tactic” has been a major bust for them. No traction whatsoever. And when you are on as slippery a path as they are, you need traction.

predator on October 14, 2012 at 1:05 AM

GrannyDee on October 14, 2012 at 1:00 AM

You had an awesome statement above. Obama has brought nothing but acrimony as he preyed on people’s fears. But that’s what Community Organizers do.

INC on October 14, 2012 at 1:05 AM

I think you’re right. The “bash the Tea Party tactic” has been a major bust for them. No traction whatsoever. And when you are on as slippery a path as they are, you need traction.

predator on October 14, 2012 at 1:05 AM

Funny, and true!

Last link.

http://millionmuppetmarch.com/
MMM is BYOP (Bring Your Own Puppet). Have you started on yours?

It looks like someone at HA is commenting over there!

Anonymous asked: Big Bird made enough money last year to put himself in the one percent earnings bracket. So isn’t this a Millionaire March?

https://www.facebook.com/events/151154948359571/

Less than 700 are signed up on FB, so they’ve a ways to go to get to a million–or even several thousand.

INC on October 14, 2012 at 1:06 AM

Damn straight..we get it here too about West..our token black dude..the names that man has been called by his own race. The post on the woman from Clueless he other day (forgot her name) He is a man to really look up to and respect. A role model for anyone! But he aint JayZ..so there ya go.

bazil9 on October 14, 2012 at 12:38 AM

Don’t forget our Lieutenant Governor, Jennifer Carroll. Here you have the first woman elected as a Lieutenant Governor to the state of Florida, who is also black, but instead of being proud and treating her with the respect she deserves for reaching such a milestone, she has been subjected to some of the most disgustingly vile vitriol I’ve ever seen – simply because she’s a Republican.

Flora Duh on October 14, 2012 at 1:07 AM

SWalker on October 14, 2012 at 1:00 AM

Sure wish you could give out a clue, but not if you’re jeopardized at HA.

GrannyDee on October 14, 2012 at 1:03 AM

I’ve said as much as I dare say, Ed was VERY adamant that anyone who outted lib again would get hit with the hammer so quick they would never know what hit them.

SWalker on October 14, 2012 at 1:08 AM

GrannyDee on October 14, 2012 at 12:40 AM

I could kiss you. Right on Granny!

btw..I have a memory..I know you didnt throw a card you could have.
I live in an area with a large PR community and am very close with them.
Catch me?
But you didnt even use it. I respect that.
Why your my forever friend. :) Your a gem.

BTW- Granny speaks the truth.

BO had an opportunity to bring people together..he instead caused damage for years to come.. for his own gain and strategy. It is sad-beyond.
And when we win..there will be riots..race..count it. This is what we have become. He used stupid gheys too. Ship of fools. Rot from the inside.

bazil9 on October 14, 2012 at 1:08 AM

I think you’re right. The “bash the Tea Party tactic” has been a major bust for them. No traction whatsoever. And when you are on as slippery a path as they are, you need traction.

predator on October 14, 2012 at 1:05 AM

Oh, I think they were getting traction alright, just that the 2010 elections showed them it was not the traction that they had hoped for.

SWalker on October 14, 2012 at 1:11 AM

txhsmom on October 14, 2012 at 12:45 AM

INC on October 14, 2012 at 1:05 AM

Thanks.

As I’ve posted @HA several times, I personally am mixed race (Hispanic/White), my beloved brother-in-law is mixed race (Black and Native American), his daughter is married to a terrific guy from India, and his son is married to a full blood Cherokee.

When the likes of Libfree come along to start lecturing us @HA on the issue of race and then dares to treat us as though we’re beneath contempt, it really PO’s me.

GrannyDee on October 14, 2012 at 1:12 AM

SWalker on October 14, 2012 at 1:04 AM

lolz..Jst lucky to be here!!..:)

PS..Good evening!!..:)

Dire Straits on October 14, 2012 at 1:13 AM

SWalker on October 14, 2012 at 1:04 AM

lolz..Just lucky to be here!!..:)

PS..Good evening!!..:)

Dire Straits on October 14, 2012 at 1:13 AM

Fixed!..:)

Dire Straits on October 14, 2012 at 1:13 AM

INC on October 14, 2012 at 1:06 AM

BYOP? I can’t wait for the Youtube videos. Can’t you just see a conservative in hippy disguise sneaking in with an Obama puppet? Those idiots would think it was great.

txhsmom on October 14, 2012 at 1:15 AM

Don’t forget our Lieutenant Governor, Jennifer Carroll. Here you have the first woman elected as a Lieutenant Governor to the state of Florida, who is also black, but instead of being proud and treating her with the respect she deserves for reaching such a milestone, she has been subjected to some of the most disgustingly vile vitriol I’ve ever seen – simply because she’s a Republican.

Flora Duh on October 14, 2012 at 1:07 AM

True, so true. I often say if you want to see real racism in America anymore, just let a black conservative speak out. And, you will hear a degree of racist invective that I never heard about black people in the worst times of my Southern and Texan youth. I think these white libs and black activists would be glad to see black conservatives relegated to separate water fountains and bathrooms, and be treated like property. They are no different than the KKK, none whatsoever.

TXUS on October 14, 2012 at 1:16 AM

Fixed!..:)

Dire Straits on October 14, 2012 at 1:13 AM

Oh good, for a moment there I thought you were telling us that you were from J Street… o_O

SWalker on October 14, 2012 at 1:16 AM

Um. no, that wasn’t what she’d been saying.

INC on October 14, 2012 at 12:54 AM

I called it after cindy posted the link. I even got tut tutted by a few.

tom daschle concerned on October 14, 2012 at 1:17 AM

OMG they are going to change their fb profile pics to their favorite Sesame Street character!

txhsmom on October 14, 2012 at 1:18 AM

bazil9 on October 14, 2012 at 1:08 AM

Throwing a kiss back at you, B9. Believe it or not, you were on my mind as I was putting my thoughts down.

Not just because you are my forever friend, but because you’ve endured much and I knew you would understand, perhaps more than most.

And so we stand shoulder-to-shoulder.

Tonight.
Tomorrow.
The next day.
And the next after that.

GrannyDee on October 14, 2012 at 1:19 AM

They are no different than the KKK, none whatsoever.

TXUS on October 14, 2012 at 1:16 AM

Well, there is one difference, it’s OK when they are racist, because, Blacks can’t be racist you damned cracker mofo… o_O

SWalker on October 14, 2012 at 1:19 AM

GrannyDee on October 14, 2012 at 12:40 AM

+100 That was most excellent. Very well stated

AZfederalist on October 14, 2012 at 1:19 AM

Damn straight..we get it here too about West..our token black dude..the names that man has been called by his own race. The post on the woman from Clueless he other day (forgot her name) He is a man to really look up to and respect. A role model for anyone! But he aint JayZ..so there ya go.

bazil9 on October 14, 2012 at 12:38 AM

Don’t forget our Lieutenant Governor, Jennifer Carroll. Here you have the first woman elected as a Lieutenant Governor to the state of Florida, who is also black, but instead of being proud and treating her with the respect she deserves for reaching such a milestone, she has been subjected to some of the most disgustingly vile vitriol I’ve ever seen – simply because she’s a Republican.

Flora Duh on October 14, 2012 at 1:07 AM

I know. But you see Flora..from our past talks..I am the betrayer..gays hate me. Hell, everyone hates me somewhere along the spectrum. So-I know what it is like in a way. She is also a woman to respect and earned it..but they trash her. Skin color..not content of who she is. I look at a person..not anything else-”Identity”wise. Well..except Muslims. Yep-the bigot I am. But I have good reason.
I am sure Gov Martinez gets her fair share too.
I respect West..not for his skin color but who he is. Yes, Carroll should be celebrated on would think..but she is a race pawn in their eyes. I have seen more then I could believe in 4 years. So when this “Ric” dude showed up last night..saying we were mean and uncivil..could have fell out of my chair. I have overdosed on this race sh4t and if thats where you start with me- perm ignore- I have done had it.

bazil9 on October 14, 2012 at 1:20 AM

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