Quotes of the day

posted at 10:41 pm on May 9, 2013 by Allahpundit

On the heels of a dramatic hearing where three whistle-blowers testified, Fox News has learned that former Vice President Dick Cheney on Thursday, on the Hill for a meeting with House Republicans, also told lawmakers: “I think Hillary (Clinton) should be subpoenaed if necessary.”

The comments and developments signal that Republicans will continue to press for answers on the deadly Sept. 11 attack. Despite arguments from Democrats that the hearing was not nearly as shocking as Republicans made it out to be, GOP lawmakers said it raised troubling questions that need to be investigated.

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Secretary of State Clinton made at least three statements that have been contradicted by subsequent testimony. First, she told the House Foreign Affairs Committee that “we didn’t have a clear picture” of what had happened in Benghazi. Yet Greg Hicks, who had been second in command at the U.S. mission in Libya, testified Wednesday that he spoke to Clinton on the night of Sep. 11-12 and told her exactly what had happened.

Second, Clinton told the Senate: “So I saw firsthand what Ambassador Pickering and former Chairman Mullen called timely and exceptional coordination: no delays in decision-making, no denials of support from Washington or from our military.” Yet testimony on Wednesday revealed that help was denied twice–once when support from the State Department’s Foreign Emergency Support Team (FEST) was denied, and once when Lt. Col. Gibson was told to stand down.

Third, Clinton told the Senate that she had not seen diplomatic cables from Libya requesting more security: “I didn’t see those requests. They didn’t come to me. I didn’t approve them. I didn’t deny them.” Yet Gen. Dempsey appeared to cast some doubt on Clinton’s testimony when he told the Senate in February that it seemed unlikely she had not seen the cables: “I would call myself surprised that she didn’t.”

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Mrs. Clinton’s role in this matter remains obscure, in part because the State Department’s Accountability Review Board did not interview her, amazingly enough. The review board protected all of the department’s higher-ups and blamed career officials down the ladder. The board is now itself under investigation by State’s inspector general, and Wednesday’s testimony revealed the sore feelings of career officers about the review board’s conduct…

The hearing also showed the chasm between the culture of career civil servants ready to risk their lives and the vicious political culture of Washington. No doubt politics motivated some of the Republicans, but due to the nature of the hearing they were cast as investigators. Most Democrats appeared far more dedicated to defending Mrs. Clinton and the Obama administration than to finding out exactly what happened, and any criticism of Ms. Rice was rebutted. After all, Chris Stevens is gone but 2016 is just around the corner.

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Senator Lindsey Graham says Hillary Clinton’s management of the Benghazi crisis could cost her a “promotion” to the presidency.

“In the military, she wouldn’t be promoted,” the South Carolina Republican tells National Review…

He points to her media appearances in the wake of the attacks as evidence of her shaky leadership skills. “How in the world could she have believed that the death of Chris Stevens was a spontaneous riot motivated by a hateful video? Either she is completely disconnected from reality or that was political spin.”

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Credibility is Obama’s strong suit, a key reason why his personal approval ratings continue to buoy soft job approval scores. He can’t afford to lose that trust.

Credibility is Clinton’s vulnerability, dating to the unjustified financial accusations that triggered the Whitewater investigation. Doubts persisted about her veracity and authenticity throughout the 2008 presidential campaign…

Witnesses said the investigation, led by veteran retired diplomat Thomas Pickering, was inadequate. “They stopped short of interviewing people who I personally know were involved in key decisions,” testified Eric Nordstrom, an official in the State Department’s Bureau of Diplomatic Security. The testimony of these credible whistleblowers may raise doubts in voters’ minds about how honestly the Obama administration faced its failings. Despite that, the Pickering report is a scathing indictment of State Department security efforts on Clinton’s watch. If she runs for president, embassy security will be a credible and durable issue…

Overreaching Republicans (conservative groups are raising money off the cover-up claims) are doing Obama and Clinton a favor. But the damage may already be done to the duo’s credibility – Obama’s strength and Clinton’s weakness.

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Caring would have meant honoring the security request that came five months before the attack. Caring would have meant scrambling fighters and a tanker to refuel them, as well as accepting the offer of a ride from Tripoli to Benghazi for Special Ops troops aboard a Libyan government aircraft. Caring would have meant ensuring that sufficient military assets were stationed within a more reasonable range of a consulate in a volatile country. Caring would have meant relying on Americans, not Libyans, to provide security for the consulate.

Caring would have meant making a credible effort, but Barack “Wasn’t Me” Obama’s administration and Hillary “What Difference Does it Make?” Clinton’s State Department couldn’t manage so much as an empty gesture.

And with all of that knowledge in hand, the media will be desperate to duck out and cover the next story — any story. Are the cicadas here yet?…

Clinton may get dinged, because she doesn’t enjoy Obama’s utter invincibility against the truth. But her media security is darned good, too.

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Yet as Democrats prepare for Hillary’spossible political comeback, so are Republicans and conservatives. Consequently, the GOP’s shift in focus shouldn’t be surprising, especially with 2016 on the horizon. But what’s striking is how sudden the transition seemed yesterday. Also striking is that it comes at a time when Clinton is enjoying her highest polling numbers, even among Republicans. In the April NBC/WSJ poll, 56% of respondents had a favorable view of her, including 23% of Republicans. (Compare that with Obama’s 8% among GOP respondents in the same poll.) Make no mistake: That Republican number is going to change for Clinton if she runs for president. So mark May 8, 2013 on your political calendars. That’s the date when Republican Party returned to what was its favorite pastime for a good part of the last 16 years (from 1992 to 2008): going after the Clintons. Folks, the “vast right-wing conspiracy” is back.

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Smith said that she spoke to her son the day he died who told her he was worried about individuals he saw taking pictures of the Benghazi consulate. “He said he reported it and they didn’t care,” Smith said. “Our government does not care about us. They don’t care about us at all. They just care about saving their own butts and covering their souls, or whatever it is.”

“I wish you had gotten answers,” Tapper offered after a prolonged pause.

“So do I,” Smith answered. She said that she was promised answers by members of Obama’s administration, but has received none. “They don’t care. I’m not important to them,” Smith said.

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Benwhoozi? Oh Ya, I heard he just signed on with the jets.

can_con on May 9, 2013 at 10:41 PM

AAAAAGGGGGHHHH!!!

KCB on May 9, 2013 at 10:41 PM

Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww fluck, her again?

Scrumpy on May 9, 2013 at 10:42 PM

Does anybody else want to put Jodi Arias, Ariel Castro, and Hillary in a cage match and sell tickets?

AllahsNippleHair on May 9, 2013 at 10:44 PM

For your viewing pleasure…

“I Take Responsibility”

Seven Percent Solution on May 9, 2013 at 10:44 PM

Vouldnt ze smartezt womyn in ze vorld have bin abel to awoid zis en ze fwirzt pwaz?

tom daschle concerned on May 9, 2013 at 10:45 PM

Have we seen enough of a woman adjusting her glasses..?
One was convicted of first degree murder..
This one should be…

Electrongod on May 9, 2013 at 10:45 PM

Credibility is Obama’s strong suit, a key reason why his personal approval ratings continue to buoy soft job approval scores. He can’t afford to lose that trust.

Really? Mr. “Every Campaign Promise has an Expiration Date” has credibility as his strong suit?

/Dang, the Onion must be PO’d — they keep losing their material

AZfederalist on May 9, 2013 at 10:45 PM

Benwhoozi? Oh Ya, I heard he just signed on with the jets.

can_con on May 9, 2013 at 10:41 PM

Who knew the NHL was allowing Winnipeg to sign free agents.

RickB on May 9, 2013 at 10:46 PM

Does anybody else want to put Jodi Arias, Ariel Castro, and Hillary in a cage match and sell tickets?

AllahsNippleHair on May 9, 2013 at 10:44 PM

…only if its a tag team…with Chris Christie!

KOOLAID2 on May 9, 2013 at 10:48 PM

Scrumpy on May 9, 2013 at 10:42 PM

Do what I do with boring QOTD topics, ignore them.

Easy enough to do tonight, somebody wants to give me some lederhosen.

I don’t know what to think…

cozmo on May 9, 2013 at 10:48 PM

10 Reasons Why The ‘Blame Benghazi On Budget Cuts’ Meme Doesn’t Pass The Smell Test

Resist We Much on May 9, 2013 at 10:45 PM

Libs don’t smell..
They lack that ability..

They can however kill babies..

Electrongod on May 9, 2013 at 10:48 PM

She is a GUILTY HAG! Go get her! Make it stick! Make heads roll!!

GOP, if you screw this up, you will have hell to pay!!

*spit*

Scrumpy on May 9, 2013 at 10:48 PM

RickB on May 9, 2013 at 10:46 PM

I see what ya did there! I was thinking of NY, but the peg works too.

can_con on May 9, 2013 at 10:49 PM

Will congressional Rs follow up like Cheney suggests? I wonder.

Jackalope on May 9, 2013 at 10:49 PM

cozmo on May 9, 2013 at 10:48 PM

I think someone is very jealous of your ‘pants free’ weekends and wants you to cover up… lmao

Scrumpy on May 9, 2013 at 10:49 PM

Does anybody else want to put Jodi Arias, Ariel Castro, and Hillary in a cage match and sell tickets?

AllahsNippleHair on May 9, 2013 at 10:44 PM

…only if its a tag team…with Chris Christie!

KOOLAID2 on May 9, 2013 at 10:48 PM

Three murderers, you don’t need CC.

AllahsNippleHair on May 9, 2013 at 10:50 PM

Credibility is Obama’s strong suit …

That any individual American who’s paying attention, let alone a so-called “journalist”, actually believes this tells you all you need to know about America and its dystopian future …

ShainS on May 9, 2013 at 10:50 PM

Credibility is Obama’s strong suit, a key reason why his personal approval ratings continue to buoy soft job approval scores. He can’t afford to lose that trust.

…someone is avoiding the veins…and just mainlining…right…to…the…brain!

KOOLAID2 on May 9, 2013 at 10:52 PM

(Softly spoken)

Good evening dear Ladies and Gentlemen!!

Hope everyone had a wonderful day!!

Scrumpy on May 9, 2013 at 10:52 PM

“So do I,” Smith answered. She said that she was promised answers by members of Obama’s administration, but has received none. “They don’t care. I’m not important to them,” Smith said.

Are you an American..
[yes]

Native American?

[No?]

“Then fluck off… you aren’t my people” – The One..

Electrongod on May 9, 2013 at 10:53 PM

So let’s do a quick recap of this Administration’s foreign policy achievements (may not be chronologically correct) Feel free to add your own!:

• President famously promises to close Gitmo within the first year of Presidency.

• President awarded Nobel Peace Prize for “I’m not quite sure what”

• President gives his much lauded “Cairo speech” and suddenly the middle east loves the US again.

• President cancels missile defense system much to the dismay of Poland and the squeeing of Putin.

• President stays virtually silent about Iranian Uprising.

• Fast and Furious (a new program, not a continuation of a GWB program. This done without Mexico’s knowledge)program’s weapons directly linked to Border Patrol officer’s death. WH invokes Executive privilege.

• President follows through on (already negotiated by GWB) wind down of Iraq, yet takes credit for it, then fails to successfully negotiate a SOFA that would allow ongoing troops in Iraq. Power vacuum and civil uprisings on the rise.

• President finally decides after 6 months deliberating, that a surge is needed in Afghanistan. Then proceeds to announce a final draw-down of troops for 2014. Let’s not forget the whole McChrystal resignation, or the fact that the CIC did not have a face to face meeting with his Generals in the field for something like over a year into his presidency.

• President actively supports ouster of Mubarek from Egypt, ensuring MB control. Then continues to aid the MB with weapons and unspecified aid.

• President drags feet for 3 – 4 months, then finally approves the Bin Laden mission.

• President leads from behind in Libya (without congressional approval), then fails to have plan in place to deal with weapon caches.

• No real action/accomplishments related to North Korea, or Iran.

• No concrete action on Syria, forced to backtrack on red-line pronouncements.

Benghazi.

• Peace prize winner becomes the dronemaster.

• Blames Mexico’s violence on US guns, without hint of irony, seemingly forgetting Fast and Furious.

• President vows to close Gitmo (again).

can_con on May 9, 2013 at 10:53 PM

(Softly spoken)

Good evening dear Ladies and Gentlemen!!

Hope everyone had a wonderful day!!

Scrumpy on May 9, 2013 at 10:52 PM

.
SAME TO YOU.

listens2glenn on May 9, 2013 at 10:53 PM

Just another bump in the road.

Curtiss on May 9, 2013 at 10:55 PM

(Softly spoken)

Good evening dear Ladies and Gentlemen!!

Hope everyone had a wonderful day!!

Scrumpy on May 9, 2013 at 10:52 PM

[turning the volume down] :)

Good evening…

Electrongod on May 9, 2013 at 10:55 PM

Just another bump in the road.

Curtiss on May 9, 2013 at 10:55 PM

But this time Fore wheel drive was needed…

Electrongod on May 9, 2013 at 10:56 PM

Credibility is Obama’s strong suit

I just threw up.

John the Libertarian on May 9, 2013 at 10:57 PM

Did anyone besides Boehner attend his press conference?

He’s made himself irrelevant.

aquaviva on May 9, 2013 at 10:57 PM

Madame Depraved Indifference said, “What difference does it make now?” and is thinking to herself “Much more importantly, what difference will it make in 2016?”

VorDaj on May 9, 2013 at 10:57 PM

listens2glenn on May 9, 2013 at 10:53 PM

I heard that!!! ;-)

Electrongod on May 9, 2013 at 10:55 PM

Thanks that was nice :-D

Scrumpy on May 9, 2013 at 10:58 PM

Just another bump in the road.

Curtiss on May 9, 2013 at 10:55 PM

.
But this time Fore wheel drive was needed…

Electrongod on May 9, 2013 at 10:56 PM

.
Not bad. : )

listens2glenn on May 9, 2013 at 10:58 PM

Can-con. Nice summary. Oddly enough, MSNBC doesn’t see it that way.

wolly4321 on May 9, 2013 at 11:00 PM

Hillary Clinton: “I am not a heartless bitch”.

VorDaj on May 9, 2013 at 11:00 PM

The LSFM has to push somthing right?

What have they got left?

Flucking credibility…

* spit *

Scrumpy on May 9, 2013 at 11:01 PM

Hillary Clinton: “I am not a heartless #itch”.

VorDaj on May 9, 2013 at 11:01 PM

listens2glenn on May 9, 2013 at 10:53 PM
.

I heard that!!! ;-)

Electrongod on May 9, 2013 at 10:55 PM

Thanks that was nice :-D

Scrumpy on May 9, 2013 at 10:58 PM

.
WAS SOMEONE CALLING ME ? ….. I’M IN A NOISY MACHINERY AREA !

listens2glenn on May 9, 2013 at 11:01 PM

can_con on May 9, 2013 at 10:53 PM

Nicely done!! Thank you :-)

Scrumpy on May 9, 2013 at 11:01 PM

Fallout????

For Hillary????

LOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOL HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA.

Benghazi never even happened over at OMG/TMZ/Yahoo News.

PappyD61 on May 9, 2013 at 11:02 PM

I think someone is very jealous of your ‘pants free’ weekends and wants you to cover up… lmao

Scrumpy on May 9, 2013 at 10:49 PM

Then why did I think of The Village People?

cozmo on May 9, 2013 at 11:02 PM

listens2glenn on May 9, 2013 at 11:01 PM

Funny !!

Scrumpy on May 9, 2013 at 11:02 PM

Resist We Much on May 9, 2013 at 10:44 PM

They would have had to peel me off the ceiling if I’d been through what those parents have.

INC on May 9, 2013 at 11:03 PM

But this time Fore wheel drive was needed…

Electrongod on May 9, 2013 at 10:56 PM

You owe me.

Curtiss on May 9, 2013 at 11:03 PM

Credibility is Obama’s strong suit

I just threw up.

John the Libertarian on May 9, 2013 at 10:57 PM

Yeah, I don’t get this credibility or invincibility the media’s still trying to sell. I think only the most completely gone Kool-Ade drinkers buy it.

INC on May 9, 2013 at 11:04 PM

cozmo on May 9, 2013 at 11:02 PM

Cuz yer cozmo! Cozmo thinks like that (;

Scrumpy on May 9, 2013 at 11:04 PM

INC on May 9, 2013 at 11:04 PM

They (LSFM) are getting desperate, grabbing at straws…

Drown fools DROWN!

Scrumpy on May 9, 2013 at 11:05 PM

SAME TO YOU.

listens2glenn on May 9, 2013 at 10:53 PM

:)

Axe on May 9, 2013 at 11:06 PM

Credibility is Obama’s strong suit

John the Libertarian on May 9, 2013 at 10:57 PM

Yeah, I don’t get this credibility or invincibility the media’s still trying to sell. I think only the most completely gone Kool-Ade drinkers buy it.

INC on May 9, 2013 at 11:04 PM

DITTO.

Hillary looks even moreso to be Obama’s biggest Squirrel yet. And that’s quite a feat but not thanks to Hillary.

Lourdes on May 9, 2013 at 11:07 PM

WAS SOMEONE CALLING ME ? ….. I’M IN A NOISY MACHINERY AREA !

listens2glenn on May 9, 2013 at 11:01 PM

… … … ….!

KOOLAID2 on May 9, 2013 at 11:07 PM

Scrumpy on May 9, 2013 at 11:04 PM

Score, nuthin’ but net.

cozmo on May 9, 2013 at 11:08 PM

Libs don’t smell…

Electrongod on May 9, 2013 at 10:48 PM

They do. Some worse than others…

ndanielson on May 9, 2013 at 11:08 PM

Electrongod on May 9, 2013 at 10:55 PM

Thanks that was nice :-D

Scrumpy on May 9, 2013 at 10:58 PM

I wonder what Barrack and Mooch are talking about right about now..

Barrack – “These Americans are stupid…some can see through this BS but most are drone..Luv it.”

Mooch – ” I have planned another vacation with out you..
But my frequent flyer miles says you need to be included..”

Barack – “I will buy them out with American money….I am King..”

Electrongod on May 9, 2013 at 11:08 PM

Pox on the bloody lot of ‘em…

Hope they all rot…

Scrumpy on May 9, 2013 at 11:08 PM

cozmo on May 9, 2013 at 11:08 PM

I like net :-P

Scrumpy on May 9, 2013 at 11:09 PM

They do. Some worse than others…

ndanielson on May 9, 2013 at 11:08 PM

You know..
When I clicked the “Submit” button…

Welcome..

Electrongod on May 9, 2013 at 11:09 PM

Jodi Ariel is to broadcast news audiences as Hillary Clinton is to voters: they both make most people really, really irritated very, very quickly with one difference. While broadcast news with Ariel on it can be muted or changed, Hillary is the virus in life that has no cure and eventually produces awful symptoms.

Lourdes on May 9, 2013 at 11:10 PM

Bad news for the admin on PBS NewsHour. Tonight even they couldn’t hide the lies. They tried, but failed. Of course the word Republican was used in the piece but not Democrat.

Limerick on May 9, 2013 at 11:10 PM

Electrongod on May 9, 2013 at 11:08 PM

Oh thats sick! But most likely… :-)

Scrumpy on May 9, 2013 at 11:10 PM

Limerick on May 9, 2013 at 11:10 PM

I don’t watch the news any more… thanks for update!!

Scrumpy on May 9, 2013 at 11:11 PM

Had we sent this Koran to a mountain, you would have seen the mountain prostrated in fear of Allah (Mocking the God of Moses).

http://predicthistunpredictpast.blogspot.com/2013/05/as-obama-brass-sat-quietly-by-islamic.html

Once again, not. the same. god.

Blessings are to your God (Allah), the God of glory of what they describe.

Who’s they?

Axe on May 9, 2013 at 11:12 PM

Nicely done!! Thank you :-)

Scrumpy on May 9, 2013 at 11:01 PM

My pleasure. Never hurts to look at the whole package. Also forgot, Hillary’s million mile march to nowhere, the Russian “reset”, and Smart Powah!

can_con on May 9, 2013 at 11:12 PM

Axe on May 9, 2013 at 11:12 PM

Do you have to ask hard questions? Lol…

Not watching, prolly some muzzie right?

Scrumpy on May 9, 2013 at 11:13 PM

I agree with Darth Cheney. Put the hag under oath. Then give Gowdy about thirty minutes with her on C-Span.

KCB on May 9, 2013 at 11:14 PM

Oh thats sick! But most likely… :-)

Scrumpy on May 9, 2013 at 11:10 PM

And the media is in the bedroom….

This is how History is made….

Electrongod on May 9, 2013 at 11:14 PM

Credibility is Obama’s strong suit

For all depraved indifference Obama knew the attack could have ended up lasting 7 weeks instead of 7 hours and yet he ordered a complete “stand down” very early on. He might have well have murdered them himself.

VorDaj on May 9, 2013 at 11:15 PM

Resist We Much on May 9, 2013 at 11:13 PM

Thats cool! Good evening :-)

Scrumpy on May 9, 2013 at 11:15 PM

Y’all carry on. I have to go decide what not to wear.

cozmo on May 9, 2013 at 11:15 PM

Axe on May 9, 2013 at 11:12 PM

Hell, if I know. I didn’t write the ‘prayer.’

Resist We Much on May 9, 2013 at 11:15 PM

Good evening, Scrumps!

Resist We Much on May 9, 2013 at 11:15 PM

Electrongod on May 9, 2013 at 11:14 PM

Oh Heck! Who’s got eye bleach?!!

Scrumpy on May 9, 2013 at 11:16 PM

Y’all carry on. I have to go decide what not to wear.

cozmo on May 9, 2013 at 11:15 PM

..it’s only Thursday!

KOOLAID2 on May 9, 2013 at 11:16 PM

Bad news for the admin on PBS NewsHour. Tonight even they couldn’t hide the lies. They tried, but failed. Of course the word Republican was used in the piece but not Democrat.

Limerick on May 9, 2013 at 11:10 PM

I’m surprised that Gwen Ifill and that creepy Ray “keep me away from your daycare centers” Suarez didn’t give themselves whiplash from looking the other way for The Regime.

viking01 on May 9, 2013 at 11:17 PM

Maybe this will make her go back to wherever the Hell she came from.

SouthernGent on May 9, 2013 at 11:17 PM

Pic of the Day: All Hat & No Cattle

Resist We Much on May 9, 2013 at 11:13 PM

The d|ck is a limp…

Presidential, of course…

Riding on the backs of successful people..

Obama is a fraud..

Electrongod on May 9, 2013 at 11:17 PM

..it’s only Thursday!

KOOLAID2 on May 9, 2013 at 11:16 PM

Cozmo must have a three day weekend, or He likes to be prepared. Hi KA2!

KCB on May 9, 2013 at 11:19 PM

Oh Heck! Who’s got eye bleach?!!

Scrumpy on May 9, 2013 at 11:16 PM

Sorry :(

:)

Electrongod on May 9, 2013 at 11:19 PM

Y’all carry on. I have to go decide what not to wear.

cozmo on May 9, 2013 at 11:15 PM

Just be sure always to wear a beer.

viking01 on May 9, 2013 at 11:19 PM

can_con on May 9, 2013 at 10:53 PM

Obama reveals how flexible he will be for Putin.

questionmark on May 9, 2013 at 11:20 PM

Hi Ken!

KOOLAID2 on May 9, 2013 at 11:20 PM

Serious question. What is the end game for the American mainstream media?

d1carter on May 9, 2013 at 11:21 PM

Electrongod on May 9, 2013 at 11:19 PM

Lol ty ;)

Scrumpy on May 9, 2013 at 11:21 PM

Do you have to ask hard questions? Lol…

Scrumpy on May 9, 2013 at 11:13 PM

I try to bring my A-game sometimes. :)

This is necessary so that 1. smart girls will know I’m smart, 2. most trolls will leave me alone, 3. I’ve learned some pretty interesting things from lurkers that were intrigued enough to finally comment, 4. “because it’s there.”

Mostly 1 and 2. :)

Axe on May 9, 2013 at 11:22 PM

Lourdes on May 9, 2013 at 11:07 PM

Given the way the Clintons and Obama despise each other, I would love to know what conversations and maneuvering are occurring behind the scenes.

INC on May 9, 2013 at 11:22 PM

Hey Ken and KA2!!

Scrumpy on May 9, 2013 at 11:22 PM

Chrissy!!! Looking good my dear!

KCB on May 9, 2013 at 11:22 PM

Serious question. What is the end game for the American mainstream media?

d1carter on May 9, 2013 at 11:21 PM

I was just thinking of the same thing.

This is so distasteful

gophergirl on May 9, 2013 at 11:23 PM

The Vast Right Wing Conspiracy, hereafter referred to as the VRWC, used the wayback machine to ensure Hillary Clinton was defeated in the 2008 democrat primaries. It was an expensive proposition, but well worth the money that was rolled over from a VRWC slush fund set up by Bush when he blew up the World Trade Centers and Pentagon so that he could invade Iraq and avenge the unsatisfactory end to Operation Desert Storm and his father’s loss to the sleazy Bill Clinton in the 1992 election. The VRWC then brokered a deal between a little known junior senator from Illinois, Barack Obama, and John McCain that allowed McCain the honor of being nominated (it was his turn) without all the bother of trying to win the election. The deal turned on Hillary Clinton being named Secretary of State and this Obama promised to do (after that, he could just play golf and give speeches). Once Hillary was in at State, the rest was simple. The VRWC arranged a coup in Libya, getting the no longer terror supporting Qaddafy out of the way and a bunch of terrorist supporting yahoos in. CIA would try to buy back all the shoulder mounted missiles that NATO (meaning the US) had given the rebels. An adjunct facility would have to be set up in an out of the way backwater (like all of Libya isn’t a backwater) to take out the Ambassador. Meanwhile, a low value flunky had to be found to take the fall. An untalented wannabe film maker agreed to make an inane video that could be blamed for the murder of the Ambassador and any other collateral damage that might occur. The VRWC has an equally vast slush fund, IYKWIMAITYD. The original plan was to have Clinton go on the Sunday talk shows and blame the video, but the veteran of a Little Rock law firm and marriage to Bill Clinton was far too canny for that, so UN Ambassador Susan Rice had to be sacrificed. Too bad, really, she’d have made a heck of a SoS. Since Clinton didn’t bite on the original scheme, the VRWC had to with their second, even more diabolical plan: Hearings! Hearings of the House Oversight Commission would finally take Hillary Clinton out of running for the presidency forever!

mchristian on May 9, 2013 at 11:23 PM

Obama reveals how flexible he will be for Putin.

questionmark on May 9, 2013 at 11:20 PM

Good catch. I added the whole “reset” but that was a separate “achievement” from the flexibility moment.

can_con on May 9, 2013 at 11:23 PM

Axe on May 9, 2013 at 11:22 PM

I believe that stategy works!!

Scrumpy on May 9, 2013 at 11:23 PM

You too Ken!! Car fixed?

Scrumpy on May 9, 2013 at 11:24 PM

Lourdes on May 9, 2013 at 11:07 PM

Given the way the Clintons and Obama despise each other, I would love to know what conversations and maneuvering are occurring behind the scenes.

INC on May 9, 2013 at 11:22 PM

Yes. The list of dirt these people have on the others must be extensive. And we haven’t even gotten to the Kerry-Heinz foundation stores yet.

Lourdes on May 9, 2013 at 11:25 PM

Invitation

The Queen’s Henchmen
request the pleasure of your company
at a Lynching – to be held
at 23rd and C Streets NW
on Tuesday, December 18, 2012
just past sunset.

Dress: Formal, Masks and Hoods -
the four being lynched
must never know the identities
of their executioners, or what/
whose sin required their sacrifice.

A blood sacrifice –
to divert the hounds -
to appease the gods -
to cleanse our filth and
satisfy our guilty consciences.

Arrive promptly at sunset –
injustice will be swift.
there will be no trial,
no review of evidence,
no due process, and no
accountability.

Dress warmly -
a chilling effect will instantly
envelop Foggy Bottom.
Extrajudicial.
Total impunity.
A kangaroo court in
a banana republic.

B.Y.O.B.
Refreshments will not be served
because of the continuing resolution.

And the ones being lynched?
Who cares? They are pawns in a game.
Our game. All suckers, all fools,
all knaves who volunteered to serve -
Us. And the truth? The truth?
What difference at this point does it make?

In the event of inclement weather,
or the Queen’s incapacitation,
her Henchmen will carry out this lynching -
as ordered, as planned.

By Raymond Maxwell, who was the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Maghreb (North Africa) Affairs at the Bureau of Near East Affairs until he was thrown under the bus by Obama & Hillary.

Resist We Much on May 9, 2013 at 11:26 PM

Scrumpy on May 9, 2013 at 11:24 PM

Nope. Saturday….

KCB on May 9, 2013 at 11:26 PM

mchristian on May 9, 2013 at 11:23 PM

You may be on to something…..

KCB on May 9, 2013 at 11:27 PM

Obama reveals how flexible he will be for Putin.

questionmark on May 9, 2013 at 11:20 PM

putin or puttin’. same difference for oreobama.

Fred

jrsrigmvr on May 9, 2013 at 11:27 PM

mchristian on May 9, 2013 at 11:23 PM

That was exceedingly complicated.

Axe on May 9, 2013 at 11:27 PM

I agree with Darth Cheney. Put the hag under oath. Then give Gowdy about thirty minutes with her on C-Span.

KCB on May 9, 2013 at 11:14 PM

DITTO.

And that should also apply to the likes of Susan Rice.

Lourdes on May 9, 2013 at 11:27 PM

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