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Sun Feb 10, 2013, 11:36 AM

WTF? & This From A Guy Who Voted EVERY SINGLE TIME With BUSHCO!!!

Lindsey Graham To Place Hold On National Security Nominees Over Benghazi Attacks



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SCHIEFFER: I’m not sure I understand. What do you plan to do if they don’t give you an answer? Are you going to put a hold on these nominations?

GRAHAM: Yes…How could Susan Rice come on to your show and say there’s flow evidence of a terrorist attack when the Secretary of Defense and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs said they knew that night? I think that was a misleading narrative three weeks before our application.

SCHIEFFER: Let me just make sure, because you’re about to make some news mere, I think. Are you saying that you are going to block the nominations — you’re going to block them from coming to a vote until you get an answer to this? John McCain has already said he doesn’t think the Republicans ought to filibuster this. What will you do? You’re just going to put a hold on it?

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GRAHAM: I want to know who changed the talking points. Who took the references to Al Qaeda out of the talking points given to Susan Rice? We still don’t know…. I want to know what our president did. What did he do as commander in chief? Did he ever pick up the phone and call anybody? I think this is the stuff the country needs to know.

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and so one man with clutched pearls puts our country at risk...
more:
http://thinkprogress.org/security/2013/02/10/1567291/lindsey-graham-to-place-hold-on-national-security-nominees-over-benghazi-attacks/

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Reply WTF? & This From A Guy Who Voted EVERY SINGLE TIME With BUSHCO!!! (Original post)
kpete Feb 2013 OP
Angry Dragon Feb 2013 #1
OldDem2012 Feb 2013 #3
awake Feb 2013 #2
RudynJack Feb 2013 #7
awake Feb 2013 #8
1-Old-Man Feb 2013 #9
libtodeath Feb 2013 #4
lpbk2713 Feb 2013 #5
hfojvt Feb 2013 #6
Warren Stupidity Feb 2013 #10
Comrade Grumpy Feb 2013 #11
Bigmack Feb 2013 #12

Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun Feb 10, 2013, 11:46 AM

1. Hey Lizzy I want to know why you refused to give the administration the security money they wanted .

blow-hard

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Response to Angry Dragon (Reply #1)

Sun Feb 10, 2013, 11:53 AM

3. Dead on. nt.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun Feb 10, 2013, 11:51 AM

2. How can it be constitutional to put a "hold" on a president's nomination?

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Response to awake (Reply #2)

Sun Feb 10, 2013, 12:00 PM

7. Because the Constitution says each house makes its own rules.

And the Senate has a rule allowing this. It should be eliminated, and those who try to use it like this should be subject to massive ridicule. But it's not unconstitutional

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Response to RudynJack (Reply #7)

Sun Feb 10, 2013, 12:06 PM

8. The Senate has the right to give "advise and consent"

The Constitution no where say that one or a few Senators can put a hold on a nominee. Just because the Senate makes a rule does not make that rule constitutional, that was the logic that Nixon use when he thought anything that the Pres. did could not be against the law.

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Response to RudynJack (Reply #7)

Sun Feb 10, 2013, 12:13 PM

9. And he who has no balls (Harry Reid) is loath to change so much as a single one of them.

The Senate makes me sick. At least in the House of Representatives they are willing to show distain for fellow members, but the Senate clowns seem to think they are far above all that nonsense and that only their individual opinion on the nature of things is suitable to be applied to the nation as a while. Fuck those empirical bastards.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun Feb 10, 2013, 11:57 AM

4. Tell him to go fuck off.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun Feb 10, 2013, 11:57 AM

5. "Aaahh, but THAT's different"




It's all situational with them. They expect everyone to be on the same level of intelligence as
themselves so they think they will be able to slip something like this by without anyone noticing.

Dumbasses.


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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun Feb 10, 2013, 11:58 AM

6. that's a funny transcript

"flow" instead of "no"
"application" instead of "election"
"mere" instead of "here"

Does he really think it would have been a huge deal if Rice had said Al Qaeda?

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun Feb 10, 2013, 12:33 PM

10. Another stupid senate rule Harry forgot to fix.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun Feb 10, 2013, 12:52 PM

11. The senatorial hold can be useful.

The last time it was used, one senator blocked passage of the new federal ban on synthetic drugs for months, until its sponsors agreed to remove mandatory minimum sentencing provisions. You won't like who that senator was, but it was a good thing.

In this case, Graham is shamefully playing pure politics.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun Feb 10, 2013, 12:57 PM

12. You mean to tell me..

.. that there's no dirt on Graham out there?

I'm tired of the Dems trying to deal with those people on a rational, policy level.

We need oppo on these guys.

Surely a closeted, self-loathing gay has some skeletons in his closet.

I personally don't care who or what Graham sleeps with, but perhaps his faithful do.

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