Jay Carney: Hey, Benghazi happened a long time ago

posted at 4:01 pm on May 1, 2013 by Allahpundit

Via the Free Beacon, here’s Carney doing his own version of Hillary’s “What difference, at this point, does it make?” wave-off of an attack that killed a U.S. ambassador and three others. By “a long time,” he means seven and a half months. The Newtown murders happened four and a half months ago; the Aurora murders happened nine and a half months ago. Both were highly germane to goings-on on the Hill last month. Is there a different standard for foreign policy? The first alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria occurred in December, a week or two after Newtown, so maybe Carney’s inadvertently previewing O’s next big “red line” dodge. Sure, Assad might have gassed some people. But it was a long time ago.

What he really means here by saying it happened “a long time ago” is that hearings have already been held such that any whistleblower who wants to speak to Congress has had plenty of time to do so. Which is nice, but doesn’t answer the whispers in the press about diplomats being intimidated into silence; as Erika noted earlier, Darrell Issa is promising “new facts and details that the Obama administration has tried to suppress” at the next hearings, which may or may not relate to suspects in the attack. The book isn’t closed on this. Just ask the FBI:


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nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 6:00 PM

There’s no witch hunt. 4 Americans died. The embassy was not properly defended. There was no contingency plan in place.

Somebody needs to be held accountable.

No go make your bed, before your mom comes home.

portlandon on May 1, 2013 at 6:14 PM

we have more pressing issues to deal with.

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 6:08 PM

Like repealing ObamaCare.

gwelf on May 1, 2013 at 6:14 PM

yeah, they were wrong about it being a youtube video that sparked it. ok, thats not a crime.

we have more pressing issues to deal with.

partisan on May 1, 2013 at 6:08 PM

Er, they not only claimed it was started by the youtube video, they arrested the guy who made the video. And he is still in jail.

As for pressing issues, aren’t you late for your night shift at the hand laundry? No starch when you press my pants this time, please.

Z-

Del Dolemonte on May 1, 2013 at 6:14 PM

Axe on May 1, 2013 at 6:12 PM

:)

thatsafactjack on May 1, 2013 at 6:15 PM

yeah, they were wrong about it being a youtube video that sparked it. ok, thats not a crime.
nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 6:08 PM

More libtard obfuscation.
They weren’t WRONG about it – they LIED about it.

dentarthurdent on May 1, 2013 at 6:16 PM

Benghazi was a failure at State, but a very small scale one.
bayam on May 1, 2013 at 4:42 PM

But, if we could only save just one life….

TexAz on May 1, 2013 at 6:17 PM

And Jack was being ironic. It does get old.

Axe on May 1, 2013 at 6:12 PM

I read it as Jack goofing with Carny’s comment.
NP missed the fun.

Jabberwock on May 1, 2013 at 6:17 PM

So, what do you call it when a President is notify that there is an ongoing attack on one of our diplomatic missions, the ambassador is missing, and then goes to bed?

In my opinion, that’s an EPIC FAIL for a so-called ‘Commander-in-Chief.’

Resist We Much on May 1, 2013 at 4:54 PM

And went to a political fund raiser the next day.

gwelf on May 1, 2013 at 6:18 PM

yeah, they were wrong about it being a youtube video that sparked it giving money to Solyndra and other failed green energy companies. ok, thats not a crime.

we have more pressing issues to deal with.

partisan on May 1, 2013 at 6:08 PM

Here’s a template for anyone to use:

yeah, they were wrong about [Insert any failed liberal program here]. ok, thats not a crime.

we have more pressing issues to deal with.

BobMbx on May 1, 2013 at 6:20 PM

TexAz on May 1, 2013 at 6:17 PM

Love it.

Cindy Munford on May 1, 2013 at 6:21 PM

we have more pressing issues to deal with.

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 6:08 PM

What? Who Jason Collins sleeps with? Or maybe Obama’s golf schedule..

melle1228 on May 1, 2013 at 6:21 PM

yeah, they were wrong about it being a youtube video that sparked it. ok, thats not a crime.

we have more pressing issues to deal with.

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 6:08 PM

Get this through your head. THE YOUTUBE VIDEO DID NOT ‘SPARK’ IT.

If the video ‘sparked’ it, then how did I know about the protest the day before it happened?

The video was a late cover used by the planners. A snippet of it was played on one of the leading Salafist’s television shows on the Saturday before the Tuesday protest, which had been long planned. The reason for the protest was to demand the release of the Blind Sheikh. They wanted to make sure that they got a big turnout of Salafists so they got this hardliner involved.

This IS a pressing issue. You keep imagining that it is an isolated incident that plays no role in anything else that is going on, but you are wrong. Do you know what happened a week before in a Turkish port near the Syrian border? Do you know with whom Ambassador Stevens had dinner an hour before his death? Do you know what is happening in Tripoli RIGHT NOW? Syria? To Copts in Egypt, Libya, and Syria?

Listen, you might not want to truth, but I do. I don’t want it because I want to hurt Obama or think it will lead to his impeachment. In fact, I have REPEATEDLY told posters here that even if the House managed to impeach Obama with Boehner as Speaker, there would NEVER be 67 votes in the Senate to convict and remove the first black president…unless he slit Michelle’s throat on live television.

Don’t the families deserve answers? Have you listened to Sean Smith’s mum? She hasn’t been told anything since that day on the tarmac at Andrews AFB even though Obama, Biden, Clinton, and Panetta held her crying body and promised that they would tell her everything. They won’t even return her phone calls.

If that is how they feel about the mother of a slain hero, just imagine how they feel about you.

I imagine you are about as significant as a piece of 20 year-old bubble gum stuck to the underside of a school desk.

Resist We Much on May 1, 2013 at 6:21 PM

we have more pressing issues to deal with.

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 6:08 PM

Yep, we now have an ex-basketball player that has come out of the closet. We need to drop everything and try to figure out what this means for the future of our society. Moron.

VegasRick on May 1, 2013 at 6:22 PM

And went to a political fund raiser the next day.

gwelf on May 1, 2013 at 6:18 PM

Before he went to sleep that night and Hillary proved to be as dumb as he is, at 3:00a.m., when the phone rings.

Schadenfreude on May 1, 2013 at 6:23 PM

My dog ate my homework. Obama ate my dog.

davidk on May 1, 2013 at 6:23 PM

Get this through your head…
Resist We Much on May 1, 2013 at 6:21 PM

This assumes it has one.

Schadenfreude on May 1, 2013 at 6:24 PM

we have more pressing issues to deal with.

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 6:08 PM

rogerb, you are a one lucky dog :)

Schadenfreude on May 1, 2013 at 6:25 PM

we have more pressing issues to deal with.

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 6:08 PM

Yep, we now have an ex-basketball player that has come out of the closet. We need to drop everything and try to figure out what this means for the future of our society. Moron.

VegasRick on May 1, 2013 at 6:22 PM

Not to mention what are we going to do about that awful injun name: Washington Redskins.

davidk on May 1, 2013 at 6:26 PM

Get this through your head. THE YOUTUBE VIDEO DID NOT ‘SPARK’ IT.

If the video ‘sparked’ it, then how did I know about the protest the day before it happened?

The video was a late cover used by the planners. A snippet of it was played on one of the leading Salafist’s television shows on the Saturday before the Tuesday protest, which had been long planned. The reason for the protest was to demand the release of the Blind Sheikh. They wanted to make sure that they got a big turnout of Salafists so they got this hardliner involved.

This IS a pressing issue. You keep imagining that it is an isolated incident that plays no role in anything else that is going on, but you are wrong. Do you know what happened a week before in a Turkish port near the Syrian border? Do you know with whom Ambassador Stevens had dinner an hour before his death? Do you know what is happening in Tripoli RIGHT NOW? Syria? To Copts in Egypt, Libya, and Syria?

Listen, you might not want to truth, but I do. I don’t want it because I want to hurt Obama or think it will lead to his impeachment. In fact, I have REPEATEDLY told posters here that even if the House managed to impeach Obama with Boehner as Speaker, there would NEVER be 67 votes in the Senate to convict and remove the first black president…unless he slit Michelle’s throat on live television.

Don’t the families deserve answers? Have you listened to Sean Smith’s mum? She hasn’t been told anything since that day on the tarmac at Andrews AFB even though Obama, Biden, Clinton, and Panetta held her crying body and promised that they would tell her everything. They won’t even return her phone calls.

If that is how they feel about the mother of a slain hero, just imagine how they feel about you.

I imagine you are about as significant as a piece of 20 year-old bubble gum stuck to the underside of a school desk.

Resist We Much on May 1, 2013 at 6:21 PM

Surely we can trust the central organizers with the important details of our life and society even though they’d tell bald faced lies to grieving Americans as they welcomed their loved one’s bodies home.

Hillary has assured us that she was close to Chris and is insulted at the insinuation that she didn’t care about her good buddy Chris (no explanation why she didn’t read ANY of her good buddies emails about the massive security problems in Libya).

gwelf on May 1, 2013 at 6:26 PM

Don’t the families deserve answers? Have you listened to Sean Smith’s mum? She hasn’t been told anything since that day on the tarmac at Andrews AFB even though Obama, Biden, Clinton, and Panetta held her crying body and promised that they would tell her everything. They won’t even return her phone calls.

If that is how they feel about the mother of a slain hero, just imagine how they feel about you.

I imagine you are about as significant as a piece of 20 year-old bubble gum stuck to the underside of a school desk.

Resist We Much on May 1, 2013 at 6:21 PM

what the hell is there to tell? bengazi wasn’t adequately protected against an unforeseen attack. a tragedy happened. end of story.

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 6:26 PM

Get this through your head…
Resist We Much on May 1, 2013 at 6:21 PM

This assumes it has one.

Schadenfreude on May 1, 2013 at 6:24 PM

I didn’t say that it had anything in it. :-)

Resist We Much on May 1, 2013 at 6:27 PM

unless he slit Michelle’s throat on live television.

Resist We Much on May 1, 2013 at 6:21 PM

I bet this crosses his mind…at least daily.

Schadenfreude on May 1, 2013 at 6:27 PM

we have more pressing issues to deal with.

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 6:08 PM

Yep, we now have an ex-basketball player that has come out of the closet. We need to drop everything and try to figure out what this means for the future of our society. Moron.

VegasRick on May 1, 2013 at 6:22 PM

Current player, not ex.

It means he gets a big payday from the politically correct endorsements, and a near-guarantee that he will not be cut regardless of performance.

malclave on May 1, 2013 at 6:28 PM

we have more pressing issues to deal with.

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 6:08 PM

We may, but the federal Government doesn’t. There in lies the problem, they are involved in problems they shouldn’t be, and not involved in things that they are required to be by law!

MarshFox on May 1, 2013 at 6:29 PM

what the hell is there to tell? bengazi wasn’t adequately protected against an unforeseen attack. a tragedy happened. end of story.

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 6:26 PM

You forgot about the filmmaker who was jailed as a scapegoat.

malclave on May 1, 2013 at 6:29 PM

what the hell is there to tell? bengazi wasn’t adequately protected against an unforeseen attack. a tragedy happened. end of story.

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 6:26 PM

Really? And, the people in the State Department that screwed up? What price did they pay for the lives of four Americans and scores more injured?

BTW, when the President and other officials lie to or mislead the American people, then that becomes an issue, too.

‘Unforeseen attack’? In whose world? Sean Smith requested reinforcements an HOUR before he died.

Resist We Much on May 1, 2013 at 6:29 PM

I imagine you are about as significant as a piece of 20 year-old bubble gum stuck to the underside of a school desk.

Resist We Much on May 1, 2013 at 6:21 PM

Same IQ, too.

davidk on May 1, 2013 at 6:29 PM

davidk on May 1, 2013 at 6:23 PM

hey dooderino, how’d glen beck’s major announcement work out for ya?

*snickers*

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 6:29 PM

Before he went to sleep that night and Hillary proved to be as dumb as he is, at 3:00a.m., when the phone rings.

Schadenfreude on May 1, 2013 at 6:23 PM

The sequester went back in time and screwed things up!

gwelf on May 1, 2013 at 6:30 PM

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 6:26 PM

You don’t sound very “non”partisan. And, frankly never have on any of your comments I’ve read.

Just sayin’.

avagreen on May 1, 2013 at 6:31 PM

what the hell is there to tell? bengazi wasn’t adequately protected against an unforeseen attack. a tragedy happened. end of story.

nobrain on May 1, 2013 at 6:26 PM

On 9/11, when all embassy protocol dictates that the ambassador be at the main embassy, which was NOT Benghazi, in the bunker. Yes, it’s the truth.

I repeated this many times – always ask why ambassador Stevens was in Benghazi that day, officially and unofficially. Therein is the truth of what happened.

Schadenfreude on May 1, 2013 at 6:31 PM

what the hell is there to tell? bengazi wasn’t adequately protected against an unforeseen attack. a tragedy happened. end of story.

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 6:26

Except it wasn’t unforseen to the people over there who repeatedly asked for more protection. It wasn’t unforseen to the people who got killed HOURS after the ambassador while NO ONE from our side did anything to prevent those deaths because our esteemed leadership couldn’t be bothered to wake their a$$es up…

melle1228 on May 1, 2013 at 6:32 PM

You don’t sound very “non”partisan. And, frankly never have on any of your comments I’ve read.

Just sayin’.

avagreen on May 1, 2013 at 6:31 PM

um, i hold many conservative positions (which I’ve laid out in the past)

I’m anti-amnesty, anti-entitlements, pro-death penalty, pro-torture, fiscally conservative.

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 6:33 PM

what the hell is there to tell? bengazi wasn’t adequately protected against an unforeseen attack. a tragedy happened. end of story.

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 6:26

Based on this you should sign up for foreign services, or market to sign people up, with your statement. Good luck, dummy!

Schadenfreude on May 1, 2013 at 6:35 PM

“snickers” …. Really??? Sounds like someone forgot they’re not still in that role playing game they’ve been in all day.

BeachBum on May 1, 2013 at 6:35 PM

what the hell is there to tell? bengazi wasn’t adequately protected against an unforeseen attack. a tragedy happened. end of story.

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 6:26 PM

Then why did the fat lady at State get burned by Hillary?

End of story. You’re funny.

BobMbx on May 1, 2013 at 6:35 PM

what the hell is there to tell? bengazi sandy hook wasn’t adequately protected against an unforeseen attack. a tragedy happened. end of story.

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 6:26 PM

FIFY… Now go peddle that argument to your fellow liberals.

cicerone on May 1, 2013 at 6:36 PM

Gulf of Tonkin, Bay of Pigs, Gallipoli, Antietem, Actium, Gaugamela, Benghazi. Same diff.

Tzetzes on May 1, 2013 at 6:36 PM

malclave on May 1, 2013 at 6:29 PM

And … that an Ambassador wasn’t even supposed to be at an unsecured facility on the anniversary of 9/11 but in a secured, lock down facility… like a real embassy.

Gee… how DID that happen?

WHO could possibly have sent the Ambassador to an unsecured facility?

Who could have failed to issue the lock down order? Who could have cut the consulate’s security budget… despite NUMEROUS WRITTEN PLEAS FOR MORE SECURITY FROM AMBASSADOR STEVENS?

Who could have turned security for the consulate over to ‘private contractors’ in an area KNOWN to be rife with with terrorists and their sympathizers?

Who was ultimately responsible for every order and directive that came out of the State Department at the time?

thatsafactjack on May 1, 2013 at 6:37 PM

I’m anti-amnesty, anti-entitlements, pro-death penalty, pro-torture, fiscally conservative.
nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 6:33 PM

And yet you are all for oblahblah all day all night and he’s the exact opposite of all those positions.

BeachBum on May 1, 2013 at 6:37 PM

I’m anti-amnesty, anti-entitlements, pro-death penalty, pro-torture, fiscally conservative.

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 6:33 PM

Well knowing what they did to Christopher Stevens, you certainly got your pro-torture desires….

hillsoftx on May 1, 2013 at 6:37 PM

um, i hold many conservative positions (which I’ve laid out in the past)

I’m anti-amnesty, anti-entitlements, pro-death penalty, pro-torture, fiscally conservative.

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 6:33 PM

And a liar.

malclave on May 1, 2013 at 6:37 PM

Considering the BOSS on whose desk the buck supposedly stopped (and I’m not talking about BHO this time) is prepping a run for the White House, this is hardly an irrelevant inquiry.

Unless the standard for this administration is, “Nothing we have done may be questioned after we’ve gotten away with it.”

Nice rule if you can dupe people into buying it.

IndieDogg on May 1, 2013 at 6:38 PM

bengazi wasn’t adequately protected against an unforeseen attack.

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 6:26 PM

1. The State Department had to issue a waiver for the consulate in Benghazi because security failed to meet its own basic security standards and those set forth in Federal law.

2. The Benghazi consulate had been bombed twice in the 5 months leading up to 09.11.12.

3. Specific threats had been made against the ambassador, the consulate, and other assets in Benghazi.

4. Increasing threats to and attacks on the Libyan nationals hired to provide security at the U.S. missions in Tripoli and Benghazi had been made during the 6 months prior to the attack.

5. On 10 June 2012, an assassination attempt had been made on the British ambassador, which led to the entire mission being abandoned.

6. Diplomatic cables warned of security concerns in Benghazi and flatly said the consulate could not withstand a coordinated attack.

7. The Red Cross had been attacked in May and al Qaeda had left threats there on the day of the attack mentioning the American consulate.

8. On 22 June 2012, Ambassador Stevens warned State that extremist groups were carrying out terrorists attacks, making threats against Western targets, and he believed that he was a target.

9. On 9 July 2012, Stevens requested at least 13 more security personnel.

10. On 21 July 2012, the private security contractor, Nordstrom, warned State to be on high alert for terrorist activity. State refused to renew Nordstrom’s contract on 5 Aug and replaced it with a Welsh group, Blue Mountain, which had little knowledge of the conditions in Libya and hired inexperienced locals for $4 an hour.

11. On 2 August 2012, Stevens sent an urgent cable to Clinton requesting a “protective detail bodyguard.”

12. On 16 August 2012, the consulate security team leaves while sending a message directly to Clinton of the dire security situation.

13. On 8 September 2012, Libyan officials in Benghazi warned both Ambassador Stevens and Secretary Clinton of a pending attack on the consulate.

14. 4 hours before he was killed, Stevens cabled Washington. He told Hillary’s office that there were at least 10 al Qaeda groups openly training in Benghazi and he/and the consulate were operating under extremis conditions.

15. Sean Smith told his fellow gamers online hours before he died ‘Hope I don’t die.’ He told his mother less than an hour before he died that he had seen someone taking pictures, reported it, and asked for reinforcements. On numerous occasions, he told his mum that Ambassador Stevens, he and others had repeatedly for better security.

16. It was the 11th anniversary of the original 9/11.

So, don’t even try to claim that this was an ‘unforeseeable’ event.

Open your eyes! I have more here:

It’s 3 AM, The Phone Is Ringing, And No One In The Obama Administration Is Answering

M2RB: The Clash

Resist We Much on May 1, 2013 at 6:39 PM

And yet you are all for oblahblah all day all night and he’s the exact opposite of all those positions.

BeachBum on May 1, 2013 at 6:37 PM

I never said I was for him. I said I think he’s a good man and very intelligent.

But I don’t think you’ll find a comment of mine saying I’m for him. I would’ve preferred romney.

I also like the idea of a cruz or walker as president, although I realize that is very unrealistic.

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 6:40 PM

hey dooderino, how’d glen beck’s major announcement work out for ya?

*snickers*

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 6:29 PM

I apologize. All this time I assumed you were a disingenuous mentally deficient, individual with a fifth grade education and a third grade mentality.

I had no idea you are actually twelve years old.

thatsafactjack on May 1, 2013 at 6:40 PM

And a liar.

malclave on May 1, 2013 at 6:37 PM

The liar part isn’t conservative either.

Cindy Munford on May 1, 2013 at 6:44 PM

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 6:40 PM

ROFLOL Wow…that’s funny.

BeachBum on May 1, 2013 at 6:44 PM

what the hell is there to tell? bengazi wasn’t adequately protected against an unforeseen attack. a tragedy happened. end of story.

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 6:26 PM

The stupid is strong with this one.
Why was it not “adequately protected” when the staff had pleaded multiple times for more protection?
An “unforeseen attack” – on the 9/11 anniversary, in a country that we just helped turn over to multiple bands of AQ affiliated terrorists running wild in open civil war, where the staff had REPEATEDLY asked for more security because of multiple threats…
But it was totally unforeseen?

If you were to walk down an inner city street, late at night, with a large bag of cash labeled as cash, and wearing a sign saying you are unarmed – would it be a totally “unforeseen attack” if you were to get mugged?
Are you really this stupid?

dentarthurdent on May 1, 2013 at 6:44 PM

hey dooderino, how’d glen beck’s major announcement work out for ya?

*snickers*

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 6:29 PM

Heard from God lately? Or any Christians who have?

Woof, woof.

davidk on May 1, 2013 at 6:45 PM

I had no idea you are actually twelve years old.
thatsafactjack on May 1, 2013 at 6:40 PM

And this is the tell….

But I don’t think you’ll find a comment of mine saying I’m for him. I would’ve preferred romney

Notice he doesn’t say…voted for…he’s too young to vote.

BeachBum on May 1, 2013 at 6:48 PM

I also like the idea of a cruz or walker as president, although I realize that is very unrealistic.

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 6:40 PM

Calling total bullsh*t on this. No one, not one single person, who likes the idea of Cruz or Walker as president would ever defend Obama as much as you do.

Have no clue why you expect anyone around here to buy your schtick.

Erich66 on May 1, 2013 at 6:48 PM

davidk on May 1, 2013 at 6:42 PM

I featured it on Monday. It’s sad that they don’t even know their own history. After all, the Federal government has done such a good job of ‘taking care’ of Native Americans, especially under Democratic Presidents like ‘Old Hickory.’

Resist We Much on May 1, 2013 at 6:48 PM

what the hell is there to tell? bengazi Newtown wasn’t adequately protected against an unforeseen attack. a tragedy happened. end of story.

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 6:26 PM

Fixed. Right?

Erich66 on May 1, 2013 at 6:51 PM

Hey, remember when HAL was claiming that the middle class supported Obama?

Shock poll: Wealthy, not middle class, support Obama

I don’t know why they called it a ‘shock’ poll unless they are surprised that the wealthy are back to supporting Obama. After all, Romney won all income brackets $50,000+.

Resist We Much on May 1, 2013 at 6:52 PM

RWM, have you seen this? http://cdn.breitbart.com/mediaserver/Breitbart/Big-Government/2013/05/01/Colorado-Native-Americans-Guns.jpg

Indians heap plenty mad.

davidk on May 1, 2013 at 6:42 PM

I don’t understand why the Indians are upset about it. It shows exactly what happened to them – the government made them hand over all their guns with a promise to take care of them – and look at how it turned out for them. It’s a perfectly valid warning to the rest of us.
BTW – there are t-shirts with the same picture and and slogan (and a few others featuring Indians) on the shelves in tourist gift shops in Manitou Springs, CO.

dentarthurdent on May 1, 2013 at 6:53 PM

Open your eyes! I have more here:

Resist We Much on May 1, 2013 at 6:39 PM

I just can’t escape the mental image of you sitting at a desk with headphones on, munching a banana, and throwing piles of papers off your desk toward nonpartisan with your free hand. Papers flying in the air like snow. Nonpartisan sitting in the chair just looking at you with sleepy, half-closed eyes.

. . . I’m not sure what you are going to be able to accomplish here. :) I’ve never seen nonpartisan budge, or even learn a single new fact.

. . . Then, I guess everyone else is learning a lot. So there’s that.

Axe on May 1, 2013 at 6:53 PM

No starch when you press my pants this time, please.

Z-

Del Dolemonte on May 1, 2013 at 6:14 PM

That’s not starch….

Random Numbers (Brian Epps) on May 1, 2013 at 6:54 PM

I apologize. All this time I assumed you were a disingenuous mentally deficient, individual with a fifth grade education and a third grade mentality.

I had no idea you are actually twelve years old.

thatsafactjack on May 1, 2013 at 6:40 PM

Seriously out of my experience, whatever’s going on there.

Axe on May 1, 2013 at 6:54 PM

Hey, remember when HAL was claiming that the middle class supported Obama?

Resist We Much on May 1, 2013 at 6:52 PM

Recall also how often I said that Obama hates the middle class. They stand in his way.

Schadenfreude on May 1, 2013 at 6:55 PM

In my opinion, that’s an EPIC FAIL for a so-called ‘Commander-in-Chief.’

Resist We Much on May 1, 2013 at 4:54 PM

It’s dereliction of duty at the very least.

dogsoldier on May 1, 2013 at 6:55 PM

Calling total bullsh*t on this. No one, not one single person, who likes the idea of Cruz or Walker as president would ever defend Obama as much as you do.

Have no clue why you expect anyone around here to buy your schtick.

Erich66 on May 1, 2013 at 6:48 PM

Im a huge fan of ted cruz

he’s a bonafide rockstar

he’s prob one of the smartest politicians I’ve witnessed…I would have LOVED to see a debate between cruz and Obama…it would be a battle of intellectual titans (two harvard law – law review editors)

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 6:56 PM

it would be a battle of intellectual titans (two harvard law – law review editors)

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 6:56 PM

Jackie is right. You are around 12.

One is a titan, per his law professor at Harvard, a leftist, Derschowitz. The other is a narcissistic underdeveloped pretender teenager, who happens to have gone to Harvard, by hue alone.

Schadenfreude on May 1, 2013 at 6:58 PM

carney has company: http://twitchy.com/2013/04/30/juan-williams-calls-benghazi-inquiry-waste-of-time-you-want-to-go-back-to-find-out-who-shot-j-r-video/

davidk on May 1, 2013 at 6:54 PM

These libtards are driving me nuts (probably not a long trip though…)
How many other embassies and consulates do we have scattered around the world?
Ya think it might be a good idea to know what went wrong in Benghazi so we can make sure we don’t lose more lives elsewhere?

dentarthurdent on May 1, 2013 at 6:59 PM

I read it as Jack goofing with Carny’s comment.
NP missed the fun.

Jabberwock on May 1, 2013 at 6:17 PM

Either way. :) Your way’s better.

Axe on May 1, 2013 at 6:59 PM

You’re an idiot for calling Obama an intellectual titan. Obama is a decent speaker when he has good speech writers and a teleprompter. That’s it.

blink on May 1, 2013 at 6:57 PM

he destroyed governor romney in debates:

“Please proceed, governor”

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 7:00 PM

Schadenfreude on May 1, 2013 at 6:58 PM

Plus, one would need a prompter and it ain’t Cruz, nobrain.

Schadenfreude on May 1, 2013 at 7:00 PM

he destroyed governor romney in debates:

“Please proceed, governor”

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 7:00 PM

Nobrain, Cruz ain’t Romney.

Schadenfreude on May 1, 2013 at 7:01 PM

I’ve never seen nonpartisan budge, or even learn a single new fact.

. . . Then, I guess everyone else is learning a lot. So there’s that.

Axe on May 1, 2013 at 6:53 PM

No you can’t fix stupid, but wise people learn from the teachers.

davidk on May 1, 2013 at 7:01 PM

I just can’t escape the mental image of you sitting at a desk with headphones on, munching a banana…Nonpartisan sitting in the chair just looking at you with sleepy, half-closed eyes.

Axe on May 1, 2013 at 6:53 PM

I have the earbuds on because I abhor the sound of spoons being banged on highchairs.

. . . I’m not sure what you are going to be able to accomplish here. :) I’ve never seen nonpartisan budge, or even learn a single new fact.

Just can’t let false assertions go unaddressed. It doesn’t matter if it has any impact on him. Hopefully, it will help others.

. . . Then, I guess everyone else is learning a lot. So there’s that.

Yep, there’s that…and, I’ll take it.

*Chiquita?*

Resist We Much on May 1, 2013 at 7:01 PM

he destroyed governor romney in debates:

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 7:00 PM

Especially in the first one!!!

A+

Schadenfreude on May 1, 2013 at 7:02 PM

I would have LOVED to see a debate between cruz and Obama…it would be a battle of intellectual titans

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 6:56 PM

Uh…..ummmm……I can’t hear myself….uh…….

BobMbx on May 1, 2013 at 7:02 PM

I would have LOVED to see a debate between cruz and Obama…it would be a battle of intellectual titans

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 6:56 PM

rogerb, you’re job is too easy here.

Schadenfreude on May 1, 2013 at 7:02 PM

Nobrain, Cruz ain’t Romney.

Schadenfreude on May 1, 2013 at 7:01 PM

thats my point…cruz would’ve matched up well against Obama and challenged him as an intellectual equal

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 7:03 PM

he destroyed governor romney in debates:

“Please proceed, governor”

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 7:00 PM

You must not have been watching the same debates, especially the first, as the rest of the country.

If anyone was ‘destroyed’ in the debates, it was Obama in the first. No one was ‘destroyed’ in the other two. Obama won the last and either squeaked out on points or tied with Romney on the second.

Resist We Much on May 1, 2013 at 7:04 PM

You must not have been watching the same debates, especially the first, as the rest of the country.

If anyone was ‘destroyed’ in the debates, it was Obama in the first. No one was ‘destroyed’ in the other two. Obama won the last and either squeaked out on points or tied with Romney on the second.

Resist We Much on May 1, 2013 at 7:04 PM

I actually didnt think obama lost badly in the first one, until I watched tv commentary

it was pretty even imo

but the ‘please proceed, governor’ was THE moment of all 3 debates. it was an epic PWNing.

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 7:06 PM

he destroyed governor romney in debates:

“Please proceed, governor”

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 7:00 PM

It helps when the “moderator” is on the take.

malclave on May 1, 2013 at 7:08 PM

PWNing

I think you’re even younger than 12.

BeachBum on May 1, 2013 at 7:09 PM

thats my point

You start here

…cruz would’ve matched up well against Obama and challenged him as an intellectual equal

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 7:03 PM

Then make an utter fool of yourself here.

There is nothing “intellectual” about Obama.

He doesn’t even know that Austrian is not a language and that the US still has only 50 states…corpseman…and myriad of examples. He is a puppet, bought and run by the Soroses of the world. You are a fool for believing otherwise, and so are all who do.

Schadenfreude on May 1, 2013 at 7:09 PM

thats my point…cruz would’ve matched up well against Obama and challenged him as an intellectual equal

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 7:03 PM

OK troll boy I’ll bite. How or in what way has Obama demonstrated intellectual prowess—-the “uhhhhs” or the “folks”? Any evidence of written persuasive articles or legislation he was out front on while senator? Class president, debate team, etc.?

arnold ziffel on May 1, 2013 at 7:09 PM

If anyone was ‘destroyed’ in the debates, it was Obama in the first. No one was ‘destroyed’ in the other two. Obama won the last and either squeaked out on points or tied with Romney on the second.

Resist We Much on May 1, 2013 at 7:04 PM

“I just happen to have the transcript right here”

It helps when the referees are corrupt.

BobMbx on May 1, 2013 at 7:10 PM

“Please proceed, governor”

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 7:00 PM

“maybe I should just pack up and go home.”

-Precedent Obamhijad.

portlandon on May 1, 2013 at 7:11 PM

I actually didnt think obama lost badly in the first one, until I watched tv commentary

it was pretty even imo

but the ‘please proceed, governor’ was THE moment of all 3 debates. it was an epic PWNing.

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 7:06 PM

rogerb, you dog :)

Schadenfreude on May 1, 2013 at 7:12 PM

Obama is always a charlatanic narcissistic thug, never more or less.

Schadenfreude on May 1, 2013 at 7:12 PM

OK troll boy I’ll bite. How or in what way has Obama demonstrated intellectual prowess—-the “uhhhhs” or the “folks”? Any evidence of written persuasive articles or legislation he was out front on while senator? Class president, debate team, etc.?

arnold ziffel on May 1, 2013 at 7:09 PM

Columbia BA

Harvard JD

Harvard Law Review

First black president of HLR

Law Professor at Chicago

His speaking prowess is on display for everyone to witness

He outdebated Hillary, McCain, Romney demonstrating his remarkable cool and ability to think on his feet (hint: no teleprompters at debates)

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 7:14 PM

but the ‘please proceed, governor’ was THE moment of all 3 debates. it was an epic PWNing.

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 7:06 PM

You really, really shouldn’t try to play games with me because I will KILL you and you should know that by now.

Obama lied.

See here:

Benghazi: What Obama Really Said

You can’t ‘PWN’ someone if you are lying about it.

If you want to see PWNing, then consult your buddy, HAL. He is still bleeding.

Resist We Much on May 1, 2013 at 7:14 PM

Another cover up

Schadenfreude on May 1, 2013 at 7:14 PM

Resist We Much on May 1, 2013 at 6:21 PM

.
what the hell is there to tell? bengazi wasn’t adequately protected against an unforeseen attack. a tragedy happened. end of story.

nonpartisan
on May 1, 2013 at 6:26 PM

.
It was a set-up, with the President’s knowledge.

Cristopher Stevens was assassinated, with complicity from the White House … period.

listens2glenn on May 1, 2013 at 7:15 PM

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 7:06 PM

You really need some seasoning before you hit open mic night at the local comedy club. I’ll admit I’ve laughed at a few of your jokes, but, overall, you need better material.

Erich66 on May 1, 2013 at 7:16 PM

For the ages:

Franklin D. Roosevelt
The only thing to fear is, fear itself.

John F. Kennedy
Let us resolve to be masters, not the victims, of our history, controlling our own destiny without giving way to blind suspicions and emotions.

Herbert Hoover
A chicken in every pot.

George H. W. Bush
Read my lips. No new taxes.

Woodrow Wilson
No nation is fit to sit in judgment upon any other nation.

Andrew Jackson
Any man worth his salt will stick up for what he believes right, but it takes a slightly better man to acknowledge instantly and without reservation that he is in error.

Abraham Lincoln
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves; and, under a just God, can not long retain it.

Ulysses S. Grant
Labor disgraces no man, but occasionally men disgrace labor.

Millard Fillmore
God knows that I detest slavery, but it is an existing evil, for which we are not responsible, and we must endure it, till we can get rid of it without destroying the last hope of free government in the world.

George Washington
It is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favors.

Dwight D. Eisenhower
When you are in any contest you should work as if there were — to the very last minute a chance to lose it.

Ronald Reagan
The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would hire them away.

Richard Nixon
A man is not finished when he is defeated. He is finished when he quits.

Calvin Coolidge
Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery.

Benjamin Harrison
I pity the man who wants a coat so cheap that the man or woman who produces the cloth will starve in the process.

Jimmy Carter
Aggression unopposed becomes a contagious disease.

William H. Taft
Don’t write so that you can be understood; write so that you can’t be misunderstood.

Bill Clinton
We must teach our children to resolve their conflicts with words, not weapons.

Theodore Roosevelt
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed. In this life we get nothing save by effort.

Barack Obama
Maybe I should just pack up and go home.

BobMbx on May 1, 2013 at 7:18 PM

Columbia BA

Harvard JD

Harvard Law Review

First black president of HLR

Law Professor at Chicago

His speaking prowess is on display for everyone to witness

He outdebated Hillary, McCain, Romney demonstrating his remarkable cool and ability to think on his feet (hint: no teleprompters at debates)

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 7:14 PM

rogerb, don’t you dare ask for a rais. Your job is way too easy today.

Schadenfreude on May 1, 2013 at 7:18 PM

raise

Schadenfreude on May 1, 2013 at 7:18 PM

Columbia BA

Harvard JD

Harvard Law Review

First black president of HLR

Law Professor at Chicago

His speaking prowess is on display for everyone to witness

He outdebated Hillary, McCain, Romney demonstrating his remarkable cool and ability to think on his feet (hint: no teleprompters at debates)

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 7:14 PM

Your typical BS. Where are his his fkn writings? Quit being a lib douche and playing stupid games. Is he proud of his grades, his actual work product? Someone with all the achievments you list should have an extensive paper trail.
One other question if you would be so kind as to enlighten me. Why so many “present” votes in the IL legislature?

arnold ziffel on May 1, 2013 at 7:19 PM

His speaking prowess is on display for everyone to witness

nonpartisan on May 1, 2013 at 7:14 PM

What?

Cindy Munford on May 1, 2013 at 7:20 PM

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