Rand Paul to Hillary: Let’s face it, you should have been fired over Benghazi

posted at 12:41 pm on January 23, 2013 by Allahpundit

Via Gateway Pundit, I figured he might be the boldest Republican questioner but I had no idea how bold. The key line: “I think it’s good that you’re accepting responsibility because no one else is.” He’s taking dead aim at the insulting charade of buck-stops-here bravado among American politicians who are happy to “show leadership” by admitting to their failures on the condition that they’ll suffer no consequences for them. Accountability’s a smart theme for a populist would-be presidential candidate to take up. And telling a Clinton to her face on TV that she should have been fired for negligence, which is true, is a smart, splashy way to do it. It’s a dual critique, superficially a reprimand to Obama’s secretary of state but more broadly an indictment of how Washington tends to do business. I’ve always assumed there’s no way he’ll leapfrog Rubio and Ryan as a frontrunner among grassroots conservatives in 2016 but it’s getting harder to believe that every day.

And now that he’s demanded accountability from the most popular Democrat pol in America, he must pay:

One other note. This is not an exchange I would have expected Ron Paul to have with Hillary, not because he’s in any way comfortable with unaccountability in Washington but because his priorities lie elsewhere. You can imagine him grilling her about why the CIA is in Libya in the first place and what the root causes of the assault on the consulate might be. Not Rand; his showcase moment here has more to do with protecting Americans who are already in the field. A lot of what he’s up to lately has to do with distinguishing his brand from his father’s, the trip to Israel being the most conspicuous example. This is another.


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Hillary Clinton’s aide is Huma Abedin. Huma’s mother and older brother are high level Muslim Brotherhood officials. Al Qaeda is the violent Militant enforcement wing of the Muslim Brotherhood.

SWalker on January 23, 2013 at 1:09 PM

WHAT????!!!!!!

Cleombrotus on January 23, 2013 at 1:11 PM

Just a little factual well documented information that the Fifth Column Treasonous Media has done everything they can to ensure you and the general public never find out about.

SWalker on January 23, 2013 at 1:14

Why are you picking on the religion of peace? Nothing wrong with beating women, cutting off their genitals, dressing them up in tents, restricting their right to vote, own property or drive.

It will be a feminist paradise when the muslim brotherhood takes over. However, Gays will probably be killed the first week and abortions will be outlawed the first day. I’m sure the media will be able to spin how utopian our lives will be become. Just like all the other wonderfl places such as Iran, Syria, Libya, Mali, Egypt and Pakistan. It will be heaven on earth.

acyl72 on January 23, 2013 at 1:27 PM

It’s becoming clear that Rand Paul is the spine the Republican Party has been looking for.

Keep up the excellent work, Rand.

Dusty on January 23, 2013 at 1:28 PM

i so wish rubio did the same….cripe…disappointing…

cmsinaz on January 23, 2013 at 1:30 PM

Dusty on January 23, 2013 at 1:28 PM

Cruz is standing pretty tall as well.

annoyinglittletwerp on January 23, 2013 at 1:30 PM

I don’t care if he’s grandstanding at all. Someone needs to say these things and ask some questions. She should have been fired.

SgtRed on January 23, 2013 at 1:31 PM

Curious: What is Rand Paul’s foreign policy background? Did he serve in the military? Did he study, live, do business or charity overseas?

I’m guessing you weren’t curious about Hillary Clinton’s foreign policy background before becoming Sec State, though.

Which amounted to…riding around in AF1 as the First Lady (ducking sniper fire). And some time in the U.S. Senate.

Thanks for trying to divert attention from the vastly incompetent job you side has done at, you know, the actual job.

TexasDan on January 23, 2013 at 1:32 PM

i so wish rubio did the same….cripe…disappointing…

cmsinaz on January 23, 2013 at 1:30 PM

Rubio disgraced himself today. Only Flake was worse(which is fitting given his name).

Doughboy on January 23, 2013 at 1:33 PM

I don’t care if he’s grandstanding at all. Someone needs to say these things and ask some questions. She should have been fired.

SgtRed on January 23, 2013 at 1:31 PM

Fired my ass, she should be on trial for treason.

SWalker on January 23, 2013 at 1:33 PM

Very impressive. I thoroughly enjoyed Rand Paul’s dressing down of Our Ms Incompetent. The only 3am call she ever took was from Bill claiming he was working late. We need more blunt truth telling from the GOP. Keep it up, Rand.

Basilsbest on January 23, 2013 at 1:33 PM

Curious: What is Rand Paul’s foreign policy background? Did he serve in the military? Did he study, live, do business or charity overseas?

— Terry Moran (@TerryMoran) January 23, 2013

Fool.

Obama never served and still doesn’t know how to use a gun. That such an oaf is CiC is the shame of the world.

Schadenfreude on January 23, 2013 at 1:33 PM

SWalker on January 23, 2013 at 1:14

And still crickets about this doosey:

Sixteen F-16s and 200 Abrams tanks are to be given to the Egyptian government before the end of the year under a foreign aid deal signed in 2010 with then-Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, Fox News reported Tuesday.

http://freebeacon.com/egypt-to-receive-f-16s/

Surely this merits a thread AP?

can_con on January 23, 2013 at 1:34 PM

Rand Paul/Ted Cruz 2016

DanMan on January 23, 2013 at 1:36 PM

Benghazi is a prime example of “blowback” that Ron Paul warned you guys about for years. I’ve got the book Blowback by Chalmers Johnson on my stand right now given the recent killings abroad. It’s so timely.

fatlibertarianinokc on January 23, 2013 at 1:37 PM

I’ve always assumed there’s no way he’ll leapfrog Rubio and Ryan as a frontrunner among grassroots conservatives in 2016 but it’s getting harder to believe that every day.

Never assume someone with a reputation for straight talk can’t leap Ryan (who’s hands are dirty due to the purge of Amash and others) and Rubio (who more and more is sounding establishment.)

I think it’s Paul’s to lose.

MNHawk on January 23, 2013 at 1:38 PM

We might have just witnessed the first shot of the 2016 campaign.

Malachi45 on January 23, 2013 at 1:39 PM

i so wish rubio did the same….cripe…disappointing…

cmsinaz on January 23, 2013 at 1:30 PM

That’s because Senator Rubio is part of the problem. He’s becoming more and more like just another big government statist, especially considering his vote for the NDAA of 2012.

MoreLiberty on January 23, 2013 at 1:39 PM

SWalker on January 23, 2013 at 1:14

And still crickets about this doosey:

can_con on January 23, 2013 at 1:34 PM

There is a reason I call the Media, the Fifth Column Treasonous Media and the Hillary-Huma Al Qaeda connection is perfect example of that treasonous behavior.

Had Nancy Reagan’s personal aide been Gorbachev’s daughter the Fifth Column Treasonous Media would have screamed none stop until Reagan was impeached.

SWalker on January 23, 2013 at 1:39 PM

Rand Paul/Ted Cruz 2016

DanMan on January 23, 2013 at 1:36 PM

I could do my best Lena Dunham/Cwissy Matthews impersonation if that happened!

MNHawk on January 23, 2013 at 1:39 PM

Military service and experience matters to Dems, except when it doesn’t. Guess how that gets decided.

Malachi45 on January 23, 2013 at 1:40 PM

straight up! that’s real talk! ain’t nothing extra! ya know what I’m sayin! ya feelin me!

tom daschle concerned on January 23, 2013 at 1:41 PM

Figures doughboy

cmsinaz on January 23, 2013 at 1:41 PM

From CBS’ Sharyl Attkinsson:

The Obama Admin has indicated it will not be answering Benghazi questions we’ve been asking since Oct. I will list some of them:

http://twitchy.com/2013/01/22/boom-cbs-sharyl-attkisson-tears-into-obama-admin-over-benghazigate/

Quite a list.

ChicagoBlue on January 23, 2013 at 1:41 PM

It’s becoming clear that Rand Paul is the spine the Republican Party has been looking for.

Keep up the excellent work, Rand.

Dusty on January 23, 2013 at 1:28 PM

Rand, Ted Cruz on MTP and Wayne LaPierre.

sentinelrules on January 23, 2013 at 1:42 PM

Was there a STAND DOWN ORDER ? Yes or NO ?

FlaMurph on January 23, 2013 at 1:43 PM

Benghazi should have and could have been bigger than Watergate, but the pro-Democrat media would rather protect their boyfriend than earn Pulitzers, much less do their jobs.

Christien on January 23, 2013 at 1:43 PM

Hey Moron. Did Hillary serve in the military?

Serious, that’s what passes in the low information set as “news?”

MNHawk on January 23, 2013 at 1:43 PM

If we nominate a conservative from the first list, we can begin peeling back the socialist policies of Obama 4 years from now. If a RINO gets the nod, except the same result as Romney and McCain.

sauldalinsky on January 23, 2013 at 12:50 PM

I agree with your two lists, however, based on the primary results from this last election, the Establishment is always going to back the RINO who will most likely win the nomination. Too bad because I, like many conservatives who now call themselves Independents will never vote for another moderate or RINO.

Anyway, too early to talk about 2016. I am going to give Rand Paul the benefit of the doubt and say that he is not grandstanding, and is actually doing his job as a Senator when questioning Clinton.

lea on January 23, 2013 at 1:45 PM

Well I’d say medical doctor knows more about accountability than a lawyer.

stout77 on January 23, 2013 at 1:48 PM

SWalker on January 23, 2013 at 1:39 PM

You got that right! Sad that so many know nothing of these issues.

can_con on January 23, 2013 at 1:49 PM

That is one of the most magnificent take-downs I’ve seen in a while. Rand Paul is seeming more and more to be the antidote to Obama.

crrr6 on January 23, 2013 at 1:49 PM

Notice Senator Paul used the back of the pimphand to deliver diplomatic b!tchslap. Keep it strong, Rand!

/

Christien on January 23, 2013 at 1:08 PM

“Diplomatic b!tchslap” is a great phrase!

I am very impressed with Rand Paul. I hope he continues on his
quest to “tell it like it is” or “how it should be told”.

Amjean on January 23, 2013 at 1:49 PM

Benghazi should have and could have been bigger than Watergate, but the pro-Democrat media would rather protect their boyfriend than earn Pulitzers, much less do their jobs.

Christien on January 23, 2013 at 1:43 PM

Were the Fifth Column Treasonous Media bastages not such treasonous bastages the Obamabation Administration would have been impeached over Fast and Furious and Benghazi would have never happened.

SWalker on January 23, 2013 at 1:50 PM

Meanwhile……the house gop caves on the Debt Ceiling.

http://www.foxbusiness.com/government/2013/01/23/house-passes-bill-to-temporarily-suspend-debt-ceiling/

PappyD61 on January 23, 2013 at 1:50 PM

The ghost of Vince Foster approves.

sentinelrules on January 23, 2013 at 1:51 PM

Obama never served and still doesn’t know how to use a gun.

Schadenfreude on January 23, 2013 at 1:33 PM

And that he doesn’t pretend otherwise sets him apart from the fake cowboys that play dress up for the GOP votes.

verbaluce on January 23, 2013 at 1:53 PM

SWalker on January 23, 2013 at 1:50 PM

Yep. Since Terry Moron is not a diplomat, he gets the front of the hand b!tchslap and should be fired for failing at his job and betraying his craft.

Christien on January 23, 2013 at 1:55 PM

SWalker on January 23, 2013 at 1:39 PM

You got that right! Sad that so many know nothing of these issues.

can_con on January 23, 2013 at 1:49 PM

Once upon a time Treason was a very serious crime, but then Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were tried, convicted and executed for it, and the Fifth Column Treasonous Media has made damned sure that not one single traitor will ever face that consequence again. Well did they know, that if The United States of America were to continue down that road, they would all have followed Julius and Ethel Rosenberg to “Ride the Lightning” right straight to hell.

SWalker on January 23, 2013 at 1:55 PM

I was impressed with Paul asking Clinton about the gun running operation in Libya..kudos to him for that..the truth has to come out sometime about that..it was never a consulate there …it was a base for fast and furious libya addition

sadsushi on January 23, 2013 at 1:56 PM

Welcome to Goebbelsland.

Schadenfreude on January 23, 2013 at 1:57 PM

SWalker on January 23, 2013 at 1:50 PM

Yep. Since Terry Moron is not a diplomat, he gets the front of the hand b!tchslap and should be fired for failing at his job and betraying his craft.

Christien on January 23, 2013 at 1:55 PM

Only if you mistakenly believe that his “Craft” is objective journalism, it most assuredly is not, Terry Moron’s craft is Propaganda for the Marxist Obamanation Administration.

SWalker on January 23, 2013 at 1:58 PM

And that he doesn’t pretend otherwise sets him apart from the fake cowboys that play dress up for the GOP votes.

verbaluce on January 23, 2013 at 1:53 PM

…and gnats sh*t in the ocean…my, how you argue, plankton.

Schadenfreude on January 23, 2013 at 1:58 PM

o/t, but….

Union membership falls to 70-year low

Washington — The nation’s unions lost 400,000 members in 2012 as the percentage of U.S. workers represented by a labor union fell to 11.3 percent, its lowest level since the 1930s – declining by 0.5 percent over the last year.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics said the biggest hit was in public sector unions, where many states and cities have cut back on their unionized workforce.

Union membership fell in 34 states.

Union membership is down sharply from 1983, when 20 percent of all Americans belonged to a union, and is one-third of its height in 1953, when 32.5 percent of all workers were in a union.

Nationally, labor unions unsuccessfully fought in the first year of the Obama administration to win approval of legislation called the “Employee Free Choice Act” that would make it easier to organize new members.

Nationally, U.S. unions combined added about 50,000 members in 2011, reaching the 14.8 million mark after losing about 1.4 million since 2009. But nationwide membership, at 11.8 percent, was at its lowest percentage in more than 70 years, during the Great Depression.

More losses in four years under Obama than eight years under Bush…

#OBAMAWINNING

Resist We Much on January 23, 2013 at 1:58 PM

My take on Rand: He may not be the eventual nominee, or Rubio, or Cruz for that matter, but at least he is helping to change the narrative going forward, which will hopefully help set the tone going into 2016.

He is hitting on all the right points.

The question is, which Governor will take the torch and run with it.

can_con on January 23, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Resist We Much on January 23, 2013 at 1:58 PM

True progress.

Thanks for all the good/hard work in documenting the Goebbelins.

Schadenfreude on January 23, 2013 at 2:00 PM

….. American politicians who are happy to “show leadership” by admitting to their failures on the condition that they’ll suffer no consequences for them.

Exactly. She provided the scripted “responsibility” soundbite only for coverage on the national news this evening. They’ll play that and not much else. Other than to mention, of course, that even that was not enough for the never satisfied Republican’s.

Unless they begin the “kill Rand Paul” process tonight. We shall see.

Carnac on January 23, 2013 at 2:00 PM

Curious: What is Rand Paul’s foreign policy background?

Well – to start with – he has experience in NOT leaving an American ambassador twisting in the wind after he spent weeks begging for help. He also has experience in NOT letting an American ambassador- and three other Americans – be murdered by Islamist barbarians out of some disgusting Lefty urge to not offend the lying Islamist barbarians who are called “the Libyan govt”.

Already sounds like he has better “experience” than ol’ Cankles.

rvastar on January 23, 2013 at 2:03 PM

Curious: What is Rand Paul’s foreign policy background? Did he serve in the military? Did he study, live, do business or charity overseas?

— Terry Moran (@TerryMoran) January 23, 2013

LOL, what a clown. I’m sure this guy was so concerned about these similar questions regarding Hillary or Obama or any other lib Terry’s perpetually wanking over – you know, in the name of journalism, unbiased approach, etc.

/

Midas on January 23, 2013 at 2:04 PM

Grandstanding for 2016 POTUS run.

ALLLL ABOARRRRRRD!

SD Tom on January 23, 2013 at 12:43 PM

Yeah. However, this has to be the lamest comeback from the libs:

Curious: What is Rand Paul’s foreign policy background? Did he serve in the military? Did he study, live, do business or charity overseas?

What about Bill Clinton? Did hanging out at Oxford sporting Elvis sideburns give him foreign policy chops?

ddrintn on January 23, 2013 at 2:05 PM

Hillary looks tired and sick.

forest on January 23, 2013 at 2:06 PM

rvastar on January 23, 2013 at 2:03 PM

He is not the owner of the failed Arab’Spring’.

Schadenfreude on January 23, 2013 at 2:06 PM

The phrase “I accept full responsibility” is absolutely meaningless unless Hillary is pushed to identify what it is exactly that she accepts responsibility for. She should be pinned down to answer specifics… and asked to identify what she would do/have done specifically.

onlineanalyst on January 23, 2013 at 2:07 PM

To our overly emotional sister, Hilly, who grubbed with her husband Billy, grubbed for everything they could get from us and then cried crocodile tears when we needed sympathy, to Hilly we leave a boot to the head.

/

Christien on January 23, 2013 at 2:08 PM

Ambassador Christopher Stevens, like Vince Foster, was unavailable for comment.

belad on January 23, 2013 at 2:10 PM

Hillary looks tired and sick.

forest on January 23, 2013 at 2:06 PM

She and Bill both are starting to look like the picture of Dorian Gray. Bill looks about the same age as Billy Graham.

ddrintn on January 23, 2013 at 2:11 PM

Via politico : Clinton’s best lines

No bias there
/

Puhleeze

cmsinaz on January 23, 2013 at 2:12 PM

Meh. The donks know the pubs are but barking dogs on a chain. Fast and Furious…bark bark…Benghazi…bark….Guns..bark bark…abortion…1/2 a snarl.

Limerick on January 23, 2013 at 12:47 PM
Hell, I’d be happy with a snarl. We get “roll over, beg for a belly rub, and a wagging tail” on abortion. Except when they want you to send money.

cptacek on January 23, 2013 at 2:13 PM

^meant to quote. Sorry.

cptacek on January 23, 2013 at 2:13 PM

House Hearing Dem new Ranking Member already tossing around the fact the they need more money.

CoffeeLover on January 23, 2013 at 2:13 PM

Schadenfreude on January 23, 2013 at 2:06 PM

He’s also NOT giving – yes, giving…as in “not requiring payment” – the Muslim Brotherhood F-16s in Egypt.

rvastar on January 23, 2013 at 2:14 PM

my, how you argue, plankton.

Schadenfreude on January 23, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Well…that’s your attempts trumped easily by plankton.

verbaluce on January 23, 2013 at 2:14 PM

House Hearing Dem new Ranking Member already tossing around the fact the they need more money.

CoffeeLover on January 23, 2013 at 2:13 PM

Yeah, cuz we blew it all on electric cars.

Doughboy on January 23, 2013 at 2:15 PM

Hillary cannot sit through a simple hearing without losing her composure.

Yeah, definitely prime-time material, Dems.

*eyeroll*

Christien on January 23, 2013 at 2:17 PM

Yeah, cuz we blew it all on electric cars.

Doughboy on January 23, 2013 at 2:15 PM

…and solar panels

CoffeeLover on January 23, 2013 at 2:17 PM

And that he doesn’t pretend otherwise sets him apart from the fake cowboys that play dress up for the GOP votes.

verbaluce on January 23, 2013 at 1:53 PM

Yeah, but I bet Paul knows the difference between an enlisted soldier and a cadaver.

crrr6 on January 23, 2013 at 2:17 PM

Curious: What is Rand Paul’s foreign policy background? Did he serve in the military? Did he study, live, do business or charity overseas?

— Terry Moran (@TerryMoran) January 23, 2013

Says a worthless douchebag liberal propagandist who has done none of the above. What makes you qualified in reporting or discussing the testimony when you haven’t served in the military, study live, or work overseas. Covering tabloid stories like the Menendez murder trial is not a foreign policy accomplishment.

Happy Nomad on January 23, 2013 at 2:17 PM

Rand Paul. The more I see, the more I like. The man has good solid principles, with a brain and a spine to back them up.

petefrt on January 23, 2013 at 2:18 PM

House Hearing Dem new Ranking Member already tossing around the fact the they need more money.

CoffeeLover on January 23, 2013 at 2:13 PM

lol they are so predictable.

Have you noticed that Shrillary is sounding more shrill now than she did earlier today? I think this round is going to be more entertaining!

Anti-Control on January 23, 2013 at 2:19 PM

House Hearing Dem new Ranking Member already tossing around the fact the they need more money.

CoffeeLover on January 23, 2013 at 2:13 PM

If she were smart (she isn’t) she would get one of the Dems to position herself into a way to expand and revise her “what difference does it make” comments. Mark my words, that one is going to leave a mark because of the arrogant and angry way she said it.

Happy Nomad on January 23, 2013 at 2:20 PM

— Terry Moran (@TerryMoran) January 23, 2013

Curious: What was Rand Paul’s Obama’s foreign policy background? Did he serve in the military? Did he do business or charity overseas?

petefrt on January 23, 2013 at 2:20 PM

play dress up for the GOP votes.

verbaluce on January 23, 2013 at 1:53 PM

…so what kind of dress do you wear when you think no ones looking?

KOOLAID2 on January 23, 2013 at 2:20 PM

Terry Moran is a hyper partisan hack. Anyone w/ an 8th grade education is aware of the dangers of Americans in Libya. There’s no need to “serve overseas” to know that.

Intrepid767 on January 23, 2013 at 2:22 PM

KOOLAID2 on January 23, 2013 at 2:20 PM

His Mom’s.

kingsjester on January 23, 2013 at 2:22 PM

lol they are so predictable.

Have you noticed that Shrillary is sounding more shrill now than she did earlier today? I think this round is going to be more entertaining!

Anti-Control on January 23, 2013 at 2:19 PM

Yes she does and seems to have found the flaws in her earlier open statement and ‘ahem’ corrected. I don’t know these Reps in this committee. No Trey Gowdy or Jason Chaffetz in them. Hoping to be surprised.

If she were smart (she isn’t) she would get one of the Dems to position herself into a way to expand and revise her “what difference does it make” comments. Mark my words, that one is going to leave a mark because of the arrogant and angry way she said it.

Happy Nomad on January 23, 2013 at 2:20 PM

I am sure they have already gamed that out. Money mentioned – check, partisanship – check …waiting on WMDs in Iraq

CoffeeLover on January 23, 2013 at 2:24 PM

Curious: What is Rand Paul’s foreign policy background? Did he serve in the military? Did he study, live, do business or charity overseas?

— Terry Moran (@TerryMoran) January 23, 2013


The press should be not only a collective propagandist and a collective agitator, but also a collective organizer of the masses.

- Vladimir Lenin

Resist We Much on January 23, 2013 at 2:25 PM

Just getting it on the record that she will have the same crocodile tears she shed the first time

winoceros on January 23, 2013 at 2:26 PM

RWM….as they already are!

CoffeeLover on January 23, 2013 at 2:26 PM

Yes she does and seems to have found the flaws in her earlier open statement and ‘ahem’ corrected. I don’t know these Reps in this committee. No Trey Gowdy or Jason Chaffetz in them. Hoping to be surprised.

CoffeeLover on January 23, 2013 at 2:24 PM

Her tone is absolutely unbearable right now – she is sounding like she is about to shriek like she did here:

“I am sick and tired of people who say that if you debate and you disagree with this administration somehow you’re not patriotic. We should stand up and say we are Americans and we have a right to debate and disagree with any administration.”

Anti-Control on January 23, 2013 at 2:29 PM

Wow, what foreign policy does Rand Paul have? DO you have to have any foreign policy experience to figure out someone screwed up, is avoiding taking full responsibility, and that the rest of the the administration she works for has been dodging this? Terry Moran is a moron of the first order, but a prime example of how this administration doesn’t need teflon, they have a full blockade by the press to protect them.

bflat879 on January 23, 2013 at 2:31 PM

THANK YOU MR. PAUL, for saying what needed to be said. I applaud his willingness to speak out, honestly and fairly, about her incompetence.

scalleywag on January 23, 2013 at 2:32 PM

Anti-Control on January 23, 2013 at 2:29 PM

According to the Ds, their words have a cut-off factor.

I am hopeful that these Rs having seen her this morning can and will ask shorter questions and more direct questions.

Like this one from the Chairman….who on 7th floor got the memos from Benghazi.

CoffeeLover on January 23, 2013 at 2:33 PM

Rand Paul laying the foundation against Hillary’s 2016 bid.

Smart man.

ButterflyDragon on January 23, 2013 at 2:33 PM

Curious: What is Rand Paul’s foreign policy background? Did he serve in the military? Did he study, live, do business or charity overseas?

— Terry Moran (@TerryMoran) January 23, 2013

And with that Moran has now asked more questions about the hearing than the actual Benghazi attack itself.

soundingboard on January 23, 2013 at 2:35 PM

Hillary just blamed “professionals” and “experts.”

*facepalm*

Christien on January 23, 2013 at 2:36 PM

OT: House votes to kick debt ceiling can down road. My congressman actually listen to his contients… and voted correctly(Nay).

annoyinglittletwerp on January 23, 2013 at 2:36 PM

can_con on January 23, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Your earlier observations about Michele Bachmann are good points to bring up regarding this issue of whitewashing the spreading Islamist caliphate under the O foreign policy.

Powerlineblog has two excellent threads about Bachmann that are worth reading/bookmarking. She was under a concerted attack from the Left for her tireless efforts to ask the right questions. McCain is a clueless idiot for joining that attack and for not understanding real foreign policy issues. He is a dupe.

onlineanalyst on January 23, 2013 at 2:38 PM

Hillary blames Congress for not throwing enough money at the problem.

Christien on January 23, 2013 at 2:38 PM

“It’s not the hardships, it’s not the gunfire, it’s not the threats,’” Nordstrom said. “’It’s dealing and fighting against the people, programs and personnel who are supposed to be supporting me,’ and I added it by saying, ‘For me, the Taliban is on the inside of the building.’”

http://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2012/10/taliban-inside-the-building.php?ModPagespeed=noscript

can_con on January 23, 2013 at 2:39 PM

Hillary blames Congress for not throwing enough money at the problem.

Christien on January 23, 2013 at 2:38 PM

over and over and over again

CoffeeLover on January 23, 2013 at 2:41 PM

Hillary blames Congress for not throwing enough money at the problem.

Christien on January 23, 2013 at 2:38 PM

And these clueless Senators should have been prepared for that false narrative that the Left has been kicking around for a while. There is plenty of evidence that State has a well-funded budget. It can be demonstrated with facts that the allocations by State were poorly spent and neglected in critical areas while foolish spending was going on elsewhere.

onlineanalyst on January 23, 2013 at 2:41 PM

Typical guilty politician speak.

All failures are in the general sense.
Responsibility for said failures taken only in the general sense.

Any specific failures are actually only 40% our responsibility and 60% the result of the evil mess left by any and all members of a previous administration left for us to clean up.

I like how the four-eyed worm Mr.Engel tees up the “Congress’ and Bush’s Fault” meme. Every word scripted in the most egregiously partisan way to shirk responsibility.

If they had any conscience at all, they’d have thrown up reciting that tripe…

ROCnPhilly on January 23, 2013 at 2:41 PM

Christian
The lsm will follow forget her testimony its all about Congress not giving her enough money

cmsinaz on January 23, 2013 at 2:42 PM

Hillary blames Congress for not throwing enough money at the problem.

Christien on January 23, 2013 at 2:38 PM

T.C.P.

Typical Clinton Ploy

pilamaye on January 23, 2013 at 2:42 PM

No Trey Gowdy or Jason Chaffetz in them. Hoping to be surprised.
CoffeeLover on January 23, 2013 at 2:24 PM

Expect strong comments from Reps Steve Stockman and Ted Poe, both of Texas, if they get a chance to ask questions.

jffree1 on January 23, 2013 at 2:43 PM

Fired??? How about shot for treason!!!

Reality Checker on January 23, 2013 at 2:43 PM

And that he doesn’t pretend otherwise sets him apart from the fake cowboys that play dress up for the GOP votes.

verbaluce on January 23, 2013 at 1:53 PM

He doesn’t play dress up as a fake cowboy for votes?

Exhibit A

Exhibit B

Exhibit C

Exhibit D

Exhibit E

As they say in Texas, ALL HAT AND NO CATTLE.

Resist We Much on January 23, 2013 at 2:44 PM

Expect strong comments from Reps Steve Stockman and Ted Poe, both of Texas, if they get a chance to ask questions.

jffree1 on January 23, 2013 at 2:43 PM

I’m digging this gal from Florida. She’s taking it to Hillary right now.

Doughboy on January 23, 2013 at 2:44 PM

Ros-Lehtinen: ARB report cannot be considered complete since person at the top, Clinton, was not interviewed. Also, why has State promoted false narrative that department officials have been held accountable?

Christien on January 23, 2013 at 2:44 PM

Of course Hillary should have been fired over Benghazi, and in a sane world, she would have been. But we live in Obamanation now, where massive incompetence in one’s government job is a resume’ enhancer, not a reason to be fired (and certainly not a reason to not be re-elected).

AZCoyote on January 23, 2013 at 2:45 PM

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