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Thu Nov 29, 2012, 04:13 PM

GOP Rep. Floats New Conspiracy Theory: Obama Ousted Qaddafi ‘So Al-Qaeda Could Take Over’


As if it weren’t enough that members of the Republican Party spent much of President Obama’s first term accusing him of being a crypto-Manchurian Candidate who was born in Kenya, one GOP congressman is floating a new conspiracy theory: Obama only helped oust former Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi so al-Qaeda could take over.

Appearing on Frank Gaffney’s anti-Muslim radio show, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) launched into a lengthy tirade criticizing the Obama administration’s decision to provide air support in the international campaign against Qaddafi last year. Rather than acknowledging that Obama launched the mission to stave off a looming massacre in Misrata, the Texas Republican saw a hidden, pernicious reason for the intervention. “This administration sent planes and bombs and support to oust Qaddafi so that al-Qaeda and the Muslim Brotherhood could take over Libya,” said Gohmert.


http://thinkprogress.org/politics/2012/11/29/1255401/louie-gohmert-obama-libya/

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Reply GOP Rep. Floats New Conspiracy Theory: Obama Ousted Qaddafi ‘So Al-Qaeda Could Take Over’ (Original post)
Canuckistanian Nov 2012 OP
sakabatou Nov 2012 #1
sharp_stick Nov 2012 #2
Canuckistanian Nov 2012 #3
sharp_stick Nov 2012 #7
1StrongBlackMan Nov 2012 #4
lyingsackofmitt Nov 2012 #5
fleur-de-lisa Nov 2012 #6
pinboy3niner Nov 2012 #8
nadinbrzezinski Nov 2012 #9
tanyev Nov 2012 #10
spanone Nov 2012 #11
Botany Nov 2012 #12
Tommy_Carcetti Nov 2012 #13
LeftInTX Nov 2012 #14

Response to Canuckistanian (Original post)

Thu Nov 29, 2012, 04:15 PM

1. *facepalm*

They 'nuts are nuts!

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Response to Canuckistanian (Original post)

Thu Nov 29, 2012, 04:15 PM

2. They don't get a lot dumber than Gomer

His pathetic ease at getting reelected really doesn't do much to help the perception of the average intelligence of residents of his district does it?

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Response to sharp_stick (Reply #2)

Thu Nov 29, 2012, 04:19 PM

3. What astounds me

Is that this nutcase was once a judge.

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Response to Canuckistanian (Reply #3)

Thu Nov 29, 2012, 04:46 PM

7. Elected three times and then appointed

by the one man in Government known to be his intellectual equal, Rick Perry, to the Governor's rubber stamp aka Texas 12th court of appeals.

If this wacko's career path doesn't show how dumb the concept of electing judges is nothing will.

He's as dumb as a bag of hammers and twice as ugly as my Grandfather would have said.

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Response to Canuckistanian (Original post)

Thu Nov 29, 2012, 04:21 PM

4. It amzes me that ...

on the one hand, President Obama is the most incompetent, out of his depth, affirmative action hire, ever; but can attribute to him, the engineering of the most complex schemes, ever.

In the words of a Michigant politico (referring to a tea-party former mayor):

I don't know ... I can't get into her head; but even if I could, I wouldn't want to ... that must be a very noisey place.

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Response to Canuckistanian (Original post)

Thu Nov 29, 2012, 04:31 PM

5. Hmmmm

isn't that what bush did to iraq?

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Response to Canuckistanian (Original post)

Thu Nov 29, 2012, 04:43 PM

6. That photo is awesome!

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Response to fleur-de-lisa (Reply #6)

Thu Nov 29, 2012, 04:49 PM

8. OP deserves bonus points for the perfect addition!

That photo wasn't part of the linked article.

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Response to Canuckistanian (Original post)

Thu Nov 29, 2012, 04:56 PM

9. Ok I knew it was Goehmert before I opened it

That is bad.

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Response to Canuckistanian (Original post)

Thu Nov 29, 2012, 05:55 PM

10. Oookaaay...then why did Obama order the successful attack on bin Laden?

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Response to Canuckistanian (Original post)

Thu Nov 29, 2012, 05:56 PM

11. gohmert is clinically insane.

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Response to Canuckistanian (Original post)

Thu Nov 29, 2012, 05:58 PM

12. Louie is the dumbest of the dumb shit republicans in Congress

He is always going on and on about "sharia law" taking over America ....
even though the 1st amendment has that pretty well covered.


http://www.thepoliticalguide.com/electionpie2.php?office=ushouse&state=Texas&dorc=1&year=2012

down from 90% in 2010




Tex ASS = let us pick your skool books 'cuz we don't want no fancy book learning.

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Response to Canuckistanian (Original post)

Thu Nov 29, 2012, 05:59 PM

13. Yes, because we all know that the President had such a great relationship with AQ....

......AFTER KIILLING ITS LEADER!!!!

Dumbass.

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Response to Canuckistanian (Original post)

Thu Nov 29, 2012, 06:56 PM

14. He seems about as sane as Allen West

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