Quotes of the day

posted at 9:16 pm on October 20, 2012 by Allahpundit

The Romney campaign may have misfired with its suggestion that statements by President Obama and U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice about the Benghazi attack last month weren’t supported by intelligence, according to documents provided by a senior U.S. intelligence official…

“We believe the timing of the attack was influenced by events in Cairo,” the senior official said, reaffirming the Cairo-Benghazi link. He said that judgment is repeated in a new report prepared this week for the House intelligence committee…

“It was a flash mob with weapons,” is how the senior official described the attackers. The mob included members of the Ansar al-Sharia militia, about four members of al-Qaeda in the Maghreb, and members of the Egypt-based Muhammad Jamal network, along with other unarmed looters.

The official said the only major change he would make now in the CIA’s Sept. 15 talking points would be to drop the word “spontaneous” and substitute “opportunistic.” He explained that there apparently was “some pre-coordination but minimal planning.”

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Tarek, an off-duty police sergeant who asked that his full name be withheld to shield him from reprisals, said he came to the scene about an hour after the attack began and found militants blocking the road leading to the compound.

“They drew their guns on me and they told me that the Americans were abusing our prophet,” he said. “That’s why they said they had come to fight.”…

Libyan guards who served as the security force at the U.S. compound said the mob was made up of disparate types, some who appeared to be experienced fighters and others who were not. There were long-bearded men whose faces were obscured by scarves in the style of practiced militants and called each other “sheik.” But there also were younger men, some who looked like teenagers with wispy beards on their uncovered faces.

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The L.A. Times says that “U.S. intelligence agencies…have found no evidence of Al Qaeda participation.” That is contradicted by numerous other accounts and by the Post’s latest version. The Post reports that intelligence “suggests the attack was spontaneous even if it involved militants with ties to al-Qaeda.”…

More than one month after Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and three other Americans were killed in a terrorist attack, “intelligence officials” cannot even provide the press with a consistent account of what happened. And keep in mind that neither account says that there was a protest before the attack, which was the original story given to the American public…

The New York Times’s account of [Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb] sounds eerily similar to a storyline that some Obama administration officials and their surrogates have been pushing. They claim that groups such as AQIM are just “local” jihadist groups that are not really al Qaeda, per se, because they don’t want to attack the West. This is nonsense for many reasons, but this argument has mysteriously migrated into the press’s reporting on the Benghazi attack…

[T]hese latest accounts are not intended to comb through the evidence carefully. They are intended to provide political cover [for Obama] ahead of the final presidential debate.

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The “spontaneous” talking point came from an intercepted telephone call between jihadists, in which one of the attackers notes that his group had attacked after seeing the demonstrations in Cairo. U.S. officials familiar with the intelligence on Benghazi tell THE WEEKLY STANDARD there are two schools of thought on what that means. The first view is reflected in the administration’s “spontaneous” line. It holds that jihadists in Benghazi saw the demonstration in Egypt and decided, almost on a whim, to assault the compound. But the nature of the attack—the weapons, the sequencing, the coordination—suggests more planning. The attackers flushed Americans from the compound toward an “annex” two kilometers away. As the Americans fled, they encountered (and avoided) an attempted ambush on the route.

The second view is that the demonstrations in Cairo, which followed the release of a video from al Qaeda leader Ayman al Zawahiri on September 10, were seen as something of a “go signal.” As we first reported on September 12, the film, in this view, was merely the pretext for an al Qaeda “information operation,” and the Zawahiri video, which called directly for renewed jihad and for al Qaeda sympathizers to avenge the death of Abu Yaya al Libi, was intended to trigger protests and assaults throughout the region. Many of those with prominent roles in the protests and assaults—in Egypt, Tunisia, and perhaps Libya—had strong ties to al Qaeda leadership in Pakistan…

One thing that has troubled both intelligence officials and those on Capitol Hill as they have evaluated the administration’s early response to the attacks is what appears to be an effort to write al Qaeda out of the story. For example, the talking points first reported by Lake, include this sentence: “There are indications that extremists participated in the violent demonstrations.” But according to several officials familiar with the original assessment from which the talking points were derived, the U.S. intelligence community had reported the fact that these were extremists with ties to al Qaeda. That key part was omitted.

Why was that language dropped from the talking points distributed to Congress and Obama administration officials?

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If the president really wants to level with the American people, here are some questions he needs to answer…

Is there any intelligence product—raw or finished—that links the attacks in Benghazi to the anti-Islam YouTube video?

If not, why did President Obama himself make a direct link between the film and the attack during his September 18 appearance on the David Letterman show?

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CBS News has been told that, hours after the attack began, an unmanned Predator drone was sent over the U.S. mission in Benghazi, and that the drone and other reconnaissance aircraft apparently observed the final hours of the protracted battle…

But it was too late to help the Americans in Benghazi. The ambassador and three others were dead.

Retired CIA officer Gary Berntsen believes help could have come much sooner. He commanded CIA counter-terrorism missions targeting Osama bin Laden and led the team that responded after bombings of the U.S. Embassy in East Africa.

“You find a way to make this happen,” Berntsen says. “There isn’t a plan for every single engagement. Sometimes you have to be able to make adjustments. They made zero adjustments in this. They stood and they watched and our people died.”

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The sophisticated criticism of President Obama’s Libya policy is this:

Obama intervened in Libya despite his awareness that the anti-Gaddafi rebels had pro-al-Qaeda leanings. He intervened to support those rebels because he hoped to prove to Islamists everywhere in the Middle East and North Africa that they had more to gain from co-operating with the United States than from fighting the United States. This is the famous “opening to political Islam” that has been so intensely discussed in Washington.

And the opening continues. It continues in the form of the covert aid now reportedly flowing to the Syrian rebels, and in the soft line being taken with Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood president even after Egyptian police failed to protect the U.S. embassy in Cairo against attack (which also was on 9/11). If the opening failed in Libya, it’s likely to fail even worse in Syria, where the rebel groups are even more saturated with Salafist Islam than the Libyan rebels…

President Obama’s big risky Mideast gambit is failing badly.

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Via the Daily Caller.

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Schadenfreude on October 21, 2012 at 12:35 AM

Not sure if you are joking, but I clicked and saw a Magic Mike clip.

KCB on October 21, 2012 at 12:38 AM

KCB on October 21, 2012 at 12:33 AM

I’ve never seen a Volt in the wild. Just pictures.

But, I’m sure they’re not endangered. Lil barry assured us that they are the wave of the future – and that there would be a million of them on the road by his second term. (hmmm. Maybe they are endangered.)

Solaratov on October 21, 2012 at 12:38 AM

Good evening to all.

4Grace on October 21, 2012 at 12:39 AM

Its not like SW was being a real scumbag and thinks you deserve nothing less than to have your family destroyed.

cozmo on October 21, 2012 at 12:34 AM

And, if I have ever implied that I wish anything remotely like that (directly, we can argue later if my support gay marriage will destroy anyone’s family) I apologize and retract.

urban elitist on October 21, 2012 at 12:39 AM

SWalker on October 21, 2012 at 12:37 AM

The guy is hopeless.

thatsafactjack on October 21, 2012 at 12:39 AM

Maybe they are endangered.)

Solaratov on October 21, 2012 at 12:38 AM

BWAHAHAHAH… Not as endangered as the people who ride in them are…

SWalker on October 21, 2012 at 12:39 AM

Hi Grace! Just step around the clown. Sorry.

KCB on October 21, 2012 at 12:40 AM

I’m not worried about Grandma. I’m 53. R&R want to push me over a cliff.

urban elitist on October 21, 2012 at 12:06 AM

You really are an idiot if that is what you think. The exact opposite is the truth, the ones ready to push you over the cliff are Obama/Biden. You do understand that the purpose of the IPAB in Obamacare is to deny care to the elderly, right? You are approaching the age where you will be deemed no longer useful to society and your treatment options will then become quite limited in the event of illnesses.

It would be funny, seeing you accuse the other side of doing what your side is really pushing. Unfortunately, you won’t be the only one to die from denial of care from the IPAB, so it’s not really amusing at all.

AZfederalist on October 21, 2012 at 12:41 AM

KCB on October 21, 2012 at 12:40 AM

Hiya, Ken. Nice to see you. And thanks for the advice. At least there is only 1 clown this evening…so far.

4Grace on October 21, 2012 at 12:41 AM

4Grace on October 21, 2012 at 12:39 AM

Good evening, 4Grace! Nice to see you!:)

thatsafactjack on October 21, 2012 at 12:42 AM

Not as endangered as the people who ride in them are…

SWalker on October 21, 2012 at 12:39 AM

We are assured by the relevant government agencies that the Volt is quite sturdy…and as safe as anything on the road.

Solaratov on October 21, 2012 at 12:42 AM

Not sure if you are joking, but I clicked and saw a Magic Mike clip.

KCB on October 21, 2012 at 12:38 AM

I’m not joking at all. The music what it is and the video is about fog in the woods.

I have no idea what they play ahead of it…the ads rotate. Hit the “skip” button. Sorry for what happened to you but it’s out of my control.

Schadenfreude on October 21, 2012 at 12:43 AM

S/b The music is what it is.

Schadenfreude on October 21, 2012 at 12:43 AM

Good evening, 4Grace! Nice to see you!:)

thatsafactjack on October 21, 2012 at 12:42 AM

Thanks! Always a pleasure to see you, Jackie.

4Grace on October 21, 2012 at 12:43 AM

Sandra Fluke campaign stop in Reno draws TEN people!

http://www.rgj.com/article/20121020/NEWS19/310200053/Fluke-takes-center-stage-Reno

LMFAO!

Resist We Much on October 21, 2012 at 12:43 AM

Solaratov on October 21, 2012 at 12:42 AM

Oh, it is! Right up until it bursts into flames… then you can roast marshmallows, make smores and sing ‘kumbaya’. :)

thatsafactjack on October 21, 2012 at 12:44 AM

The medicine cabinet is missing the keys.

Schadenfreude on October 21, 2012 at 12:36 AM

Then why don’t you go put them back.

urban elitist on October 21, 2012 at 12:39 AM

That makes you better than some supposed rightys.

cozmo on October 21, 2012 at 12:44 AM

My son worked a congressional race in Amish Country. Says they’re all reactionaries.

urban elitist on October 20, 2012 at 11:45 PM

.
I’ve spent the last six years working for an Amish construction company.
They’re more on top of what’s going on than most “English”.

listens2glenn on October 21, 2012 at 12:44 AM

Schadenfreude on October 21, 2012 at 12:43 AM

All good. :-)

KCB on October 21, 2012 at 12:45 AM

KCB on October 21, 2012 at 12:38 AM

I assure you, Schadenfreude wouldn’t do that intentionally. The ads are really beyond our control. :)

thatsafactjack on October 21, 2012 at 12:45 AM

Jackie, got a song. It’s not Fog related, but I thought you might like it.

4Grace on October 21, 2012 at 12:45 AM

But I was shocked!! Shocked I say!

KCB on October 21, 2012 at 12:47 AM

Unfortunately, you won’t be the only one to die from denial of care from the IPAB, so it’s not really amusing at all.

AZfederalist on October 21, 2012 at 12:41 AM

William “Bill” Ayer’s, the man who started Barack Obama’s political career, in his book “Prairie Fires” stated up front, that in order for Marxism to take over America 25 million American’s would need to be rounded up, put in concentration camps and eliminated, because they would refuse to submit to the new Marxist Overlords.

IPAB… Figure it out… That’s right… DEATH PANELS. To kill off anyone one who refuses to submit to the new Marxist Government. Because Obama and Jarret, as much as they really desire those death camps knew they couldn’t pull those kinds of atrocities off.

SWalker on October 21, 2012 at 12:48 AM

thatsafactjack on October 21, 2012 at 12:44 AM

See! And you thought the .gov didn’t want you to have fun.

Just the ticket for camping trips.

:-)

Solaratov on October 21, 2012 at 12:48 AM

Resist We Much on October 21, 2012 at 12:43 AM

She’s really influential. May all the ‘wars’ backfire on them.

Schadenfreude on October 21, 2012 at 12:48 AM

Solaratov on October 21, 2012 at 12:38 AM

I live in the northern suburbs of Detroit (where lots of GM engineers live) so I see Volts occasionally. Virtually every Volt I see is owned by Detroit Edison or has manufacterer plates.

bw222 on October 21, 2012 at 12:49 AM

KCB on October 21, 2012 at 12:47 AM

lol! :)

thatsafactjack on October 21, 2012 at 12:49 AM

Sandra Fluke campaign stop in Reno draws TEN people!

http://www.rgj.com/article/20121020/NEWS19/310200053/Fluke-takes-center-stage-Reno

LMFAO!

Resist We Much on October 21, 2012 at 12:43 AM

I just read that, the comments are priceless. Drudge has it prominently featured.

Marcus on October 21, 2012 at 12:49 AM

Sally

KCB on October 21, 2012 at 12:49 AM

Solaratov on October 21, 2012 at 12:48 AM

Made me laugh! :)

thatsafactjack on October 21, 2012 at 12:50 AM

4Grace on October 21, 2012 at 12:45 AM

Your tune just finished, 4Grace. You’re right, I liked it very much!:)

thatsafactjack on October 21, 2012 at 12:51 AM

@TexasDarlinBlog

Here is a screenshot from the top part of WCPO Cincinnati elections webpage, taken tonight Oct. 20, 2012. WTH?? pic.twitter.com/PlMf3A0q

Flora Duh on October 21, 2012 at 12:51 AM

Hi Flora!

KCB on October 21, 2012 at 12:51 AM

We are assured by the relevant government agencies that the Volt is quite sturdy…and as safe as anything on the road.

Solaratov on October 21, 2012 at 12:42 AM

ROTFLMAO…. Right up until they get wet… Lithium batteries a thousand pound of Lithium in each car, you do know what happens when you get Lithium wet… right????

SWalker on October 21, 2012 at 12:52 AM

Man o man, some old friends decided to just drop by, saw the lights on. Liberal friends at that. I cannot stand it when folks drop in unannounced. I never do that to anyone. I find it rude. Second night in a row. Argh! I happen to have some anti 0 materials, stickers yard signs and such laying out. It made for intense conversation. I have never shed away from who I am or what I believe and hold dear. In hind sight I’m kinda glad they swung by. We spoke at great length about many things, but mostly the economy. Romney will have five additional votes to tally. One from last evening, four from this evening. People are fed up with being tight on funds and it seems they aren’t all that brand loyal either. Lol! You just have to hit them with the right pitch. Mine was not pro Romney, but pro money making. It worked well! *clink!* folks will come to it if you show them why it’s in their best interest. 0 is all but done! Good times! ; )

Bmore on October 21, 2012 at 12:52 AM

KCB on October 21, 2012 at 12:49 AM

Listening to ‘Sally’ now, Ken… very cool, indeed! :)

thatsafactjack on October 21, 2012 at 12:53 AM

Your tune just finished, 4Grace. You’re right, I liked it very much!:)

thatsafactjack on October 21, 2012 at 12:51 AM

Glad you did. I really like his music. He covers so many genres. Love, love his voice.

4Grace on October 21, 2012 at 12:53 AM

Flora Duh on October 21, 2012 at 12:51 AM

They plan to already be drunk on election night?

They must need to drink to be able to live with themselves.

cozmo on October 21, 2012 at 12:53 AM

shed=shied, dang iPad thingy.

Bmore on October 21, 2012 at 12:53 AM

Bmore on October 21, 2012 at 12:52 AM

Hey!B, glad you made it back! Yes… I hate that when people drop in unannounced, too. It is rude.

So glad you took the opportunity to bring them over, though! Excellent evenings work and nice tactic, too. :)

thatsafactjack on October 21, 2012 at 12:54 AM

Bmore on October 21, 2012 at 12:52 AM

Dude! November 6th…Turn off your freakin lights!!! You gotta hang with us!

KCB on October 21, 2012 at 12:54 AM

Bmore on October 21, 2012 at 12:52 AM

Open yer doors wide :)

Schadenfreude on October 21, 2012 at 12:55 AM

KCB on October 21, 2012 at 12:54 AM

Made me laugh!

thatsafactjack on October 21, 2012 at 12:55 AM

Flora Duh on October 21, 2012 at 12:51 AM

Good evening, Flora! So nice to see you this evening. :)

thatsafactjack on October 21, 2012 at 12:56 AM

Good evening to all.

4Grace on October 21, 2012 at 12:39 AM

Lovely and talented one, you have been missed! Glad to see you. I hope to hear all is well with you. ; )

Bmore on October 21, 2012 at 12:56 AM

Bmore on October 21, 2012 at 12:52 AM

Heh, I would love to be that way.

Always have folks dropping by. And I don’t particularly care for people. I think they know that and want to rub it in.

cozmo on October 21, 2012 at 12:56 AM

thatsafactjack on October 21, 2012 at 12:55 AM

Guess I don’t share well…

KCB on October 21, 2012 at 12:57 AM

KCB on October 21, 2012 at 12:51 AM

Hello Ken.

cozmo on October 21, 2012 at 12:53 AM

Maybe they’re testing how their election reporting system will work and the results they have posted is wishful thinking on their part.

I hope.

Flora Duh on October 21, 2012 at 12:58 AM

Bmore on October 21, 2012 at 12:52 AM

Evening, B! I, too, hate the surprise drop-ins. But how awesome that you made some converts. You’re doing you country a great service.
:)

4Grace on October 21, 2012 at 12:58 AM

Because Obama and Jarret, as much as they really desire those death camps knew they couldn’t pull those kinds of atrocities off.

SWalker on October 21, 2012 at 12:48 AM

Given the opportunity, they’d definitely go for the camps and mass eliminations. They think that they are so close to their dream of a communist state that they can taste it – and they would be impatient to get rid of the recalcitrant ones.
While they may have been working for decades to take over, quietly, beneath the surface, patiently – they thought that the selection of d’ohbama was their ‘time’ and they could proceed with all their changes. They thought that lil barry’s installation showed that the American people would fall into line with their agenda.
Killing us off with the IPAB would be sure – but would take to long. They want their world NOW. Hence, the camps.

Solaratov on October 21, 2012 at 12:58 AM

KCB on October 21, 2012 at 12:57 AM

lol!

thatsafactjack on October 21, 2012 at 1:00 AM

thatsafactjack on October 21, 2012 at 12:56 AM

Evening Jackie. Glad to see you’re keeping these fellers in line.

Flora Duh on October 21, 2012 at 1:00 AM

Lovely and talented one, you have been missed! Glad to see you. I hope to hear all is well with you. ; )

Bmore on October 21, 2012 at 12:56 AM

Thank you, B. All is groovy in Grace’s Place. :)

4Grace on October 21, 2012 at 1:00 AM

Killing us off with the IPAB would be sure – but would take to long. They want their world NOW. Hence, the camps.

Solaratov on October 21, 2012 at 12:58 AM

IPAB is the back up long term pan, Marxist always have back up long term plans.

SWalker on October 21, 2012 at 1:01 AM

I hope.

Flora Duh on October 21, 2012 at 12:58 AM

I figure that is the case. Their numbers, and projections, will do nothing to reassure folks who are already leery of the press.

You would think they wouldn’t be that stupid.

cozmo on October 21, 2012 at 1:01 AM

The foggy dew

Schadenfreude on October 21, 2012 at 1:01 AM

Always have folks dropping by. And I don’t particularly care for people. I think they know that and want to rub it in.

cozmo on October 21, 2012 at 12:56 AM

Hahaha

4Grace on October 21, 2012 at 1:01 AM

Kiss this

KCB on October 21, 2012 at 1:02 AM

thatsafactjack on October 21, 2012 at 12:54 AM

It’s really been an odd last two nights. These folks and I are/were pretty tight back in the day. We don’t see one another much anymore. They have always known be to be an honest Conservative as they call me. Two of tonight’s group are between jobs and having difficulty finding new. The other two are a couple. They want to have kids but feel like they can’t afford it. I merely reminded them all as to why? Lol! Pocket book issues sell themselves. ; )

Bmore on October 21, 2012 at 1:02 AM

But, curious. Has any non-extremist (Naziism, Maoism)ever been so thoroughly repudiated as the Conservative ideology that George W. (Two Failed Wars and a Financial Crisis) Bush and, now, Mitt Romney, embraced? I mean, seriously.

urban elitist on October 21, 2012 at 12:25 AM

Then why are you loosing?

Progressive politics, is a sickness. It leaves nothing but misery around it, as it tries to steal credit for what classic liberals have done, producing poverty and envy, division and hatred.

Classic liberals are the true heirs, along with conservatism..

You people merely jacked a rational party, and turned it into a freak show.

mark81150 on October 21, 2012 at 1:03 AM

Flora Duh on October 21, 2012 at 1:00 AM

They’re very nice guys, Flora. They make it easy.:)

thatsafactjack on October 21, 2012 at 1:03 AM

Man, will I be glad when this election is behind us…

OmahaConservative on October 21, 2012 at 1:04 AM

Thank God, it wasn’t, but some doc’s aren’t.. well very good with the bedside manner thing, so it’s not the cancer which may come from a spine injury.. but maybe the stress leads to side issues..

I hope that helps,..

may all yer days, be 1′s and 2′s.. best wishes on your back injuries,.. we have that in common..

mark81150 on October 20, 2012 at 11:29 PM

.
Oncologists are notorious for being insensitive … but as my PC physician said, “Too many of their patients still die.”

True, but they are doing better every day – thanks to the world’s best medical system.

May we ALL always have the choices we currently have in that regard.

(Late post – the Mrs. got off the phone with her BF who is always in crisis mode and had to bring me up to speed.)

PolAgnostic on October 21, 2012 at 1:04 AM

Benghazi Reflections: Left to Die

Having spent 34 years in the Foreign Service, most of it in the “hard countries,” the whole thing just hit too close to home. The difference between then and now was simple: We didn’t mind going into harm’s way when Reagan or the two Bushes were in the White House. We knew that we had a National Command Authority (NCA) that had our backs. We had doubts about Carter and Clinton, but never anything like this. Those going into danger for our country, civilian or military, know that with this President, his laughing hyena side-kick, and his empty pant-suited foreign policy chief your six is definitely exposed.

Was the cover-up really motivated by the need to protect the misadministration’s liberal delusions about their successes in the Middle East? Is it really that simple and despicable? Do these Obama people really have no shame? Are they really that sociopathic? They are willing like some sort of Mafia-chieftan or vile totalitarian to allow the lives of their subordinates to be snuffed out as part of some great political chess game? I ask the questions and fear I already know the responses.

VorDaj on October 21, 2012 at 1:04 AM

They’re very nice guys, Flora. They make it easy.:)

thatsafactjack on October 21, 2012 at 1:03 AM

Jack, those guys sure have you fooled.

cozmo on October 21, 2012 at 1:04 AM

Bmore on October 21, 2012 at 1:02 AM

Yes… that pocketbook is a harsh teacher… and the lessons learned are lasting ones, too. :)

thatsafactjack on October 21, 2012 at 1:04 AM

mark81150 on October 21, 2012 at 1:03 AM

I saw you comments as I was catching up on the thread.

Praise God and congrats on the news. Early Thanksgiving, indeed.

4Grace on October 21, 2012 at 1:05 AM

Dude! November 6th…Turn off your freakin lights!!! You gotta hang with us!

KCB on October 21, 2012 at 12:54 AM

You can count on it, I won’t dare be in the city then, I just had to be down here on business. ; ) I’m seldom here on weekends, he’ll lately seldom anytime. Lol!

Bmore on October 21, 2012 at 1:05 AM

I’ll just be so damned glad when this election is over…

OmahaConservative on October 20, 2012 at 9:58 PM

Why so?

minnesoter on October 21, 2012 at 1:05 AM

cozmo on October 21, 2012 at 1:04 AM

You made me laugh, Cozmo! :)

thatsafactjack on October 21, 2012 at 1:06 AM

Man, will I be glad when this election is behind us…

OmahaConservative on October 21, 2012 at 1:04 AM

Seconded, OC. I’ve never been this stressed over an election.

4Grace on October 21, 2012 at 1:06 AM

he’ll=hell, ? iPad thingy?

Bmore on October 21, 2012 at 1:06 AM

thatsafactjack on October 21, 2012 at 1:06 AM

Well, why the heck else would I be here?

cozmo on October 21, 2012 at 1:07 AM

Here and Now

KCB on October 21, 2012 at 1:07 AM

Has anybody else seen this?
http://www.whiteoutpress.com/articles/q42012/homeland-security-graduates-first-corps-of-homeland-youth/

National Civilian Security Force?

Solaratov on October 21, 2012 at 1:07 AM

Ok, so I got bitten by a rattlesnake yesterday (poor thing curled right up and died right after biting me), and then pulled a damned muscle in my back. Took my pain medication a couple hours ago, and just took my sleeping pill. I should be good to go in about 15 minuets.

(The rattlesnake bit through my Levi’s and two pairs of socks, just barely broke the skin, and didn’t inject any poison in me, so I’m in no danger from that) Poor snake really did curl right up and die afterwards though… o_O

SWalker on October 21, 2012 at 1:07 AM

iPad thingy?

Bmore on October 21, 2012 at 1:06 AM

Operator thingies.

cozmo on October 21, 2012 at 1:08 AM

Schadenfreude on October 21, 2012 at 12:55 AM

Not at this location friend. Downtown.

Bmore on October 21, 2012 at 1:08 AM

cozmo on October 21, 2012 at 1:07 AM

That’s very sweet of you. I appreciate you company, too. :)

thatsafactjack on October 21, 2012 at 1:08 AM

Solaratov on October 21, 2012 at 1:07 AM

Yeah, here, or Drudge, had it a few days ago.

Depressing

cozmo on October 21, 2012 at 1:09 AM

VorDaj on October 21, 2012 at 1:04 AM

Wow, good post. And it breaks my heart that it is so true.

Amended: breaks my heart and pisses me off that it is so true

4Grace on October 21, 2012 at 1:09 AM

Not at this location friend. Downtown.

Bmore on October 21, 2012 at 1:08 AM

Understood. Meant figuratively, so you convince more.

Schadenfreude on October 21, 2012 at 1:09 AM

SWalker on October 21, 2012 at 1:07 AM

Walker, you’re outrageous! Get some sleep and heal up swiftly. :)

thatsafactjack on October 21, 2012 at 1:10 AM

Solaratov on October 21, 2012 at 1:07 AM

Yes… isn’t that something? Now… who does that remind us of…?

thatsafactjack on October 21, 2012 at 1:11 AM

thatsafactjack on October 21, 2012 at 1:08 AM

I barely tolerate y’all.

If it weren’t for all my sock puppets here, I wouldn’t be here.

But, unlike real people, they don’t come over. So, here is the only place we can congregate.

cozmo on October 21, 2012 at 1:11 AM

More Fog

KCB on October 21, 2012 at 1:11 AM

he’ll=hell, ? iPad thingy?

Bmore on October 21, 2012 at 1:06 AM

B, since you like Tee shirts to much, you simply must get one that says: Damn iPad thingy! lol

4Grace on October 21, 2012 at 1:12 AM

Fade To Black – Dire Straits

thatsafactjack on October 21, 2012 at 1:13 AM

mark81150 on October 21, 2012 at 1:03 AM

I’m scanning thought the thread to get caught up. Glad to hear the test went you way. Congrats my brother!

Bmore on October 21, 2012 at 1:13 AM

cozmo on October 21, 2012 at 1:11 AM

Sure… sure you do, Coz. :)

thatsafactjack on October 21, 2012 at 1:14 AM

4Grace on October 21, 2012 at 1:12 AM

That’s a good one. That’s BMore’s tag line. (:

SparkPlug on October 21, 2012 at 1:15 AM

thatsafactjack on October 21, 2012 at 1:13 AM

I take back everything bad I ever just wrote about you. Please accept my humble apology.

Dang you for knowing my Achilles heel.

cozmo on October 21, 2012 at 1:15 AM

Bmore on October 21, 2012 at 1:06 AM

B, since you like Tee shirts to much, you simply must get one that says: Damn iPad thingy! lol

4Grace on October 21, 2012 at 1:12 AM

Lol! I should, say that reminds me I never did get my b9 shirt, has b been around at all?

Bmore on October 21, 2012 at 1:15 AM

SWalker on October 21, 2012 at 1:07 AM

Walker, you’re outrageous! Get some sleep and heal up swiftly. :)

thatsafactjack on October 21, 2012 at 1:10 AM

I should have been being more careful, but we were setting up horse corrals. One of the corral lengths got stuck, and I tried to yank on it… Oopies… As for the rattlesnake, I have no damned idea where he came from, snuck upon me like a damned Democrat trying to get his hand in my wallet. Come to think of it… He got about the same toxic shock as the democrat would have if he had seen what’s in my wallet…

SWalker on October 21, 2012 at 1:16 AM

Seconded, OC. I’ve never been this stressed over an election.

4Grace on October 21, 2012 at 1:06 AM

Keep your prayers ascending that Deb Fisher defeats Bob Kerrey here in NE…

OmahaConservative on October 21, 2012 at 1:16 AM

cozmo on October 21, 2012 at 1:15 AM

lol! ;)

thatsafactjack on October 21, 2012 at 1:16 AM

That’s a good one. That’s BMore’s tag line. (:

SparkPlug on October 21, 2012 at 1:15 AM

Yeah, I thought it appropriate. ;)

How are you, Spark? Any new shirts I should know about?

4Grace on October 21, 2012 at 1:17 AM

Spread this around, for all who can’t see it on Fox. It repeats tomorrow night, 10:00p.m. Eastern.

Schadenfreude on October 21, 2012 at 1:17 AM

VorDaj on October 21, 2012 at 1:04 AM

Thanks for the link. I’ve been waiting to see what he had to say.

INC on October 21, 2012 at 1:17 AM

SparkPlug on October 20, 2012 at 11:46 PM

We actually saw a Volt on the road on our way back to Florida on Friday. The tags indicated that no one had adopted it yet, it still belongs to the dealership.

Cindy Munford on October 21, 2012 at 12:26 AM

Funny. Anyone who adopts it can expect to feed it juice non stop.

SparkPlug on October 21, 2012 at 1:17 AM

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