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Fri May 17, 2013, 02:21 PM

The big question in the Benghazi Scandal is now . . .

Last edited Fri May 17, 2013, 04:12 PM - Edit history (1)

What did Darrell Issa know and when did he know it?

Or, perhaps we can substitute John Boehner for Issa's name.

In any case, Republicans have once again been caught constructing a false story, not to cover up an embarrassing event or criminal intent, but simply to create a false narrative in order to exaggerate the administration's culpability. This ranks up there with burglarizing the headquarters of the loyal opposition, selling arms to hostile nation behind the backs of Congress and the public and leading the nation to war based on a pack of lies as the worst incidents of government malfeasance I can recall.

For the benefit of lurking right wing morons, an incident where the President gets a blow job from an intern in the Oval Office is deliberately omitted. One may find it tacky or disgusting (after all, I did), but it doesn't rise to the level of government malfeasance.

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Reply The big question in the Benghazi Scandal is now . . . (Original post)
Jack Rabbit May 2013 OP
Andy823 May 2013 #1
patrice May 2013 #2
PatSeg May 2013 #11
patrice May 2013 #13
PatSeg May 2013 #17
patrice May 2013 #24
PatSeg May 2013 #29
sheshe2 May 2013 #32
patrice May 2013 #34
napkinz May 2013 #3
Frustratedlady May 2013 #4
bushisanidiot May 2013 #5
napkinz May 2013 #6
patrice May 2013 #14
Moostache May 2013 #20
patrice May 2013 #23
Auntie Bush May 2013 #26
napkinz May 2013 #28
patrice May 2013 #30
Scurrilous May 2013 #7
WIProgressive88 May 2013 #8
Boomerproud May 2013 #10
patrice May 2013 #15
SleeplessinSoCal May 2013 #9
patrice May 2013 #16
madokie May 2013 #12
sinkingfeeling May 2013 #18
EC May 2013 #19
Whisp May 2013 #21
graham4anything May 2013 #27
Junkdrawer May 2013 #22
patrice May 2013 #25
napkinz May 2013 #31
sheshe2 May 2013 #33
napkinz May 2013 #35
spanone May 2013 #36
napkinz May 2013 #37

Response to Jack Rabbit (Original post)

Fri May 17, 2013, 02:32 PM

1. The really sad, or scary thing is

The right wing crazy wacko base will "NEVER" see the truth, they will eat up all the lying crap the republicans can come up with and continue to put these same lying bastards back in office, year after year after year!

It's hard to imagine anyone being so down right gullible as to not see what is really going on. I guess low informed people are all the right has these days!

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Response to Jack Rabbit (Original post)

Fri May 17, 2013, 02:32 PM

2. Working, here, to defend my objectivity, but it's an unavoidable truth: Republicans ARE bad.

I wish we could do a spreadsheet, pluses and minuses, all of them, or as many as possible anyway; I'm thinking there would be NO balance whatsoever in the effect of Republicans upon other people. They are obsolete, extinct, and limited in their human insights by their own prejudices, so they are desperate and, hence, blindly destroying whatever they can.

Republicans may not connsciously intend to be bad, but the facts about them add up to HARM, even DEATH, to others in service to their blind drive to power which it is inevitable that they will abuse, un-necessarily abuse, way more than Democrats can/will/do.

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Response to patrice (Reply #2)

Fri May 17, 2013, 04:15 PM

11. And inherently dishonest,

sometimes even criminal.

There used to be reasonable, sane, honest republicans. I rarely agreed with them on policy, but they weren't offensive and destructive. Now they are predominately as you said "bad". The sane ones usually switch parties or retire in disgust.

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Response to PatSeg (Reply #11)

Fri May 17, 2013, 04:24 PM

13. Being stupid doesn't necessarily equal a moral handicap, but self-congratulatory stupidity, e.g. ...

some obvious examples many of us can think of, in association with the handicap of assumed moral superiority, I'm sorry to say, is to all practical intents and purposes, evil.

Blasphemers are either sick or DANGEROUSLY stupid/ignorant.

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Response to patrice (Reply #13)

Fri May 17, 2013, 04:40 PM

17. I can't decide which is worse,

the morally superior stupid people (Gohmert, Inhofe, Barton, Bachmann) or the dishonest, but smart ones who play on the stupidity and ignorance of their constituents (Cruz, Issa, Rick Scott). I can't recall a time when there so many dangerous people in positions of power before.

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Response to PatSeg (Reply #17)

Fri May 17, 2013, 05:58 PM

24. Power is an addiction, leads to facism and blasphemy. nt

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Response to patrice (Reply #24)

Fri May 17, 2013, 07:00 PM

29. I agree

I think there are people who initially went into politics to make a difference, but become seduced by the power and importance that comes with the office.

There are a few that I can't imagine being hired to do much of anything. What kind of job would someone like Louis Gohmert or Virginia Foxx be qualified for? Its either Congress or FOX News.

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Response to patrice (Reply #13)

Fri May 17, 2013, 09:55 PM

32. They are pustules

on the butt of humanity! They are an abscess that needs to be lanced.

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Response to sheshe2 (Reply #32)

Fri May 17, 2013, 10:10 PM

34. I agree; it's pathology of several different kinds, whole spectrums of pathology. Scarey. nt

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Response to Jack Rabbit (Original post)

Fri May 17, 2013, 02:35 PM

3. Speaker Boner ...

You want to see someone jailed.

I have just the man for you ... ISSA!!!!




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Response to napkinz (Reply #3)

Fri May 17, 2013, 02:43 PM

4. Oh my goodness, the choices that surface at the thought...

McConnell
Cruz
Goemert
Cantor
Foxx
Bachmann

plus,
Rove
Rush
Beck
Palin
and, we can't forget the puppetmaster behind the screen...Cheney

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Response to Jack Rabbit (Original post)

Fri May 17, 2013, 02:46 PM

5. And wasting tax payer money to chase a concocted story down a rabbit hole

someone should be demanding Issa's immediate resignation!

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Response to bushisanidiot (Reply #5)

Fri May 17, 2013, 02:49 PM

6. and let's not forget this about Issa ...








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Response to napkinz (Reply #6)

Fri May 17, 2013, 04:26 PM

14. IS "worth" appx. $743. million. nt

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Response to patrice (Reply #14)

Fri May 17, 2013, 05:26 PM

20. He is worth less than my piss...

Which I would rather drink than use to extinguish him if he were on fire.

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Response to Moostache (Reply #20)

Fri May 17, 2013, 05:49 PM

23. Now, THAT's! commitment!

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Response to Moostache (Reply #20)

Fri May 17, 2013, 06:12 PM

26. I'd join you in a toast...

If you'd make that vinegar instead.

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Response to patrice (Reply #14)

Fri May 17, 2013, 06:40 PM

28. investigate Issa!

Time to hold this fellow accountable.







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Response to napkinz (Reply #28)

Fri May 17, 2013, 07:49 PM

30. & also how many generations of these tax exempt entities, whole family trees of these networks, are

there out there?

1959 was kind of a long time a go. There have been many changes, but this particular type of BUSINESS entity has been around for quite a while, so we're probably looking at least at 3rd or 4th generation of same, thanks to generations of well funded Republican operatives.

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Response to Jack Rabbit (Original post)

Fri May 17, 2013, 03:11 PM

7. K & R

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Response to Jack Rabbit (Original post)

Fri May 17, 2013, 03:30 PM

8. My concern is that the media is not going to dig much into this issue. They've been baselessly

pushing the "Obama is the new Nixon" meme for the last week or so; they're so invested in that narrative at this point it doesn't seem to me that they will want to focus on information that counters it.

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Response to WIProgressive88 (Reply #8)

Fri May 17, 2013, 03:52 PM

10. Of course they won't report that they lied.

The media NEVER admits that they are swimming in their corporate masters money.

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Response to WIProgressive88 (Reply #8)

Fri May 17, 2013, 04:29 PM

15. Yep! even though that information directly serves one of their putative values: high Natnl Security

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Response to Jack Rabbit (Original post)

Fri May 17, 2013, 03:48 PM

9. Wonder if the FNC audience forced this. Didn't work for the election but the audience was primed

I know Ailes and Co. thought dredging this up would be a good weapon to wield at H.Clinton, but the White House kept in reserve their proof and now the audience that lap up FNC's every loony word is slapping them all in the face.

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Response to SleeplessinSoCal (Reply #9)

Fri May 17, 2013, 04:31 PM

16. AND a moderate favorite, Susan Rice, a friend of Hillary's, is still IN the Mix, to boot! nt

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Response to Jack Rabbit (Original post)

Fri May 17, 2013, 04:19 PM

12. Issa

He's a nasty one
criminal too

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Response to Jack Rabbit (Original post)

Fri May 17, 2013, 04:43 PM

18. Or, "Who's going to jail?"

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Response to Jack Rabbit (Original post)

Fri May 17, 2013, 05:20 PM

19. Well, THEY did say it was like

Watergate and Iran-Contra...actually they said it was worse, so I suspect they've got other surprises they put together too.

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Response to Jack Rabbit (Original post)

Fri May 17, 2013, 05:27 PM

21. they don't all lurk. n/t

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Response to Whisp (Reply #21)

Fri May 17, 2013, 06:21 PM

27. +1

 

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Response to Jack Rabbit (Original post)

Fri May 17, 2013, 05:33 PM

22. I'm just a groundling at this play. While I have never seen this play before....

I've been to this theater many times. If you watch over in that corner, people appear from under the stage as if by magic.

Translation:

Republicans try to swing elections with nefarious interferences in foreign affairs, Democrats expose the misdeeds closer to the next election cycle.

And so it goes.

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Response to Jack Rabbit (Original post)

Fri May 17, 2013, 06:01 PM

25. KICK

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Response to Jack Rabbit (Original post)

Fri May 17, 2013, 09:10 PM

31. Rachel Maddow's top story right now on MSNBC!

Finally!








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Response to Jack Rabbit (Original post)

Fri May 17, 2013, 09:56 PM

33. Excellent,

Thank you jack Rabbit. It is time to turn the tables on them!

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Response to Jack Rabbit (Original post)

Sat May 18, 2013, 08:40 AM

35. kick

nt







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Response to Jack Rabbit (Original post)

Sat May 18, 2013, 08:48 AM

36. the media is not asking this question. they are complicit in the fucking over of democrats

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Response to spanone (Reply #36)

Sat May 18, 2013, 04:08 PM

37. Rachel is the only one to cover the REAL scandal

The rest of MSNBC is out to lunch.








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