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Thu May 9, 2013, 05:43 PM

Dick Cheney Suggests Republicans Subpoena Hillary Clinton On Benghazi

Source: The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Former Vice President Dick Cheney met with House Republicans on Thursday morning, suggesting they may need to subpoena former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to get more answers on the deadly Sept. 11, 2012, attack in Benghazi, Libya.

"I think Hillary should be subpoenaed if necessary," Cheney said during the gathering, according to Fox News.

Since the Benghazi attack, Republicans have been hammering the Obama administration and arguing that Clinton and her inner circle engaged in a "cover-up" of what really happened. On Wednesday, they held a nearly six-hour-long hearing before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on the matter.

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Cheney has not always been so fond of congressional subpoenas. In fact, the Bush administration cited executive privilege and routinely denied requests for officials to appear before the legislative branch to testify during the U.S. attorney firing scandal. Cheney himself described the probe into whether the Bush administration's firing of federal prosecutors was political as "a bit of a witch hunt."



Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/09/dick-cheney-hillary-clinton-subpoena_n_3246502.html



Pot, the kettle is calling..........

Cheney who, along with Bush and Rumsfeld, should have been prosecuted for malfeasance over the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan is telling the Republicans to subpoena Hillary???

The unmitigated gall of the guy!!!!!

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Reply Dick Cheney Suggests Republicans Subpoena Hillary Clinton On Benghazi (Original post)
Beacool May 2013 OP
no_hypocrisy May 2013 #1
Beacool May 2013 #4
Roy Rolling May 2013 #25
Gregorian May 2013 #2
leftynyc May 2013 #50
logosoco May 2013 #3
Beacool May 2013 #5
DCBob May 2013 #6
Beacool May 2013 #8
DCBob May 2013 #14
tofuandbeer May 2013 #31
Amonester May 2013 #24
Politicalboi May 2013 #7
LeftInTX May 2013 #18
DCKit May 2013 #48
Octafish May 2013 #9
Beacool May 2013 #13
Octafish May 2013 #35
Beacool May 2013 #36
olddad56 May 2013 #10
trusty elf May 2013 #11
allan01 May 2013 #12
heaven05 May 2013 #20
Iliyah May 2013 #15
Beacool May 2013 #38
AzDar May 2013 #16
mtasselin May 2013 #17
mountain grammy May 2013 #22
brooklynite May 2013 #45
heaven05 May 2013 #19
mountain grammy May 2013 #21
John2 May 2013 #26
Vietnameravet May 2013 #27
John2 May 2013 #29
Vietnameravet May 2013 #58
mountain grammy May 2013 #53
Beacool May 2013 #39
CarrieLynne May 2013 #23
SoapBox May 2013 #28
Beacool May 2013 #41
Lonr May 2013 #30
chuckstevens May 2013 #32
Beacool May 2013 #43
colorado_ufo May 2013 #33
Beacool May 2013 #40
ThoughtCriminal May 2013 #34
muntrv May 2013 #37
Spirochete May 2013 #42
Monk06 May 2013 #44
6000eliot May 2013 #46
DonCoquixote May 2013 #47
Volaris May 2013 #49
liberal N proud May 2013 #51
Beacool May 2013 #52
libodem May 2013 #54
bamacrat May 2013 #55
marshall May 2013 #56
Zoeisright May 2013 #57

Response to Beacool (Original post)

Thu May 9, 2013, 05:49 PM

1. At their own peril.

Hillary will tuck them into bed.

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Response to no_hypocrisy (Reply #1)

Thu May 9, 2013, 05:55 PM

4. If they keep pushing they are going to make her really angry.

She doesn't suffer fools gladly. It may also have the opposite effect that they desire. If they annoy her enough, she may decide to run in 2016 just to show them that they mess with her at their own peril. They may also piss off many people who were neutral on the Benghazi issue.

They are NOT going to do to her (and Obama, for that matter) what they did to her husband. People will not allow it.




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Response to no_hypocrisy (Reply #1)

Thu May 9, 2013, 06:55 PM

25. Skip the formalities

Why didn't Cheeney just skip the formality of a subpoena and testimony and just go straight to waterboarding Clinton? Has he lost his nerve?

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Response to Beacool (Original post)

Thu May 9, 2013, 05:50 PM

2. Like Jon Stewart said, hell if there's something there, we'll all bring out the pitchforks.

I have to admit that Cheney seems so cute doing this. It's funny.

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Response to Gregorian (Reply #2)

Fri May 10, 2013, 04:58 AM

50. This slimy motherfucker

testified behind closed doors, with bush sitting right next to him and NOT UNDER OATH about 9/11 and he has the nerve to say this? How much longer are we going to have to deal with this maggot?

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Response to Beacool (Original post)

Thu May 9, 2013, 05:52 PM

3. Dick Cheney needs to take his miserable soul and crawl back to where he came from.

I have been on this planet almost 50 years and hate very little, but this man makes me know what is evil and wrong with the world.
Fuck you dick cheney!

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Response to logosoco (Reply #3)

Thu May 9, 2013, 05:58 PM

5. That's the word that I have been using for years to describe Cheney: evil.

I always considered Bush a dope, but Cheney is just evil incarnate. A truly nasty man.

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Response to Beacool (Original post)

Thu May 9, 2013, 06:00 PM

6. I thought she already testified.

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Response to DCBob (Reply #6)

Thu May 9, 2013, 06:05 PM

8. Yes, she did.

But it wasn't enough for the vultures. They have already received thousands of pages of information, but they won't give up until they dirty up Obama and Hillary (they fear that she will run in 2016).

This is a twofer for them, soil Obama and in the process damage Hillary's reputation. In their book it's a win-win situation.

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Response to Beacool (Reply #8)

Thu May 9, 2013, 06:12 PM

14. She can handle them and in fact they might regret it.

Give em hell Hillary!

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Response to DCBob (Reply #14)

Thu May 9, 2013, 07:44 PM

31. They already saw her work in the last hearing...

so they've probably dredged up some new ideas to bury her. That's probably why they got Cheney involved.
The GOP is a dirty group of evil souls.

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Response to Beacool (Reply #8)

Thu May 9, 2013, 06:52 PM

24. But in their book, it's also written...

keep doing the same thing over and over, and expect different results

and

when you find yourself deep in a hole, keep digging

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Response to Beacool (Original post)

Thu May 9, 2013, 06:01 PM

7. Let's subpoena The Dick

For his "Stand Down" order and his total failure on 9/11. And since The Dick was practically running the Pentagon, where is that 2.3 Trillion dollars? Then we can subpoena the GOP for not funding security in Benghazi.

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Response to Politicalboi (Reply #7)

Thu May 9, 2013, 06:35 PM

18. +++++++++

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Response to Politicalboi (Reply #7)

Fri May 10, 2013, 02:07 AM

48. Nailed it. nt

 

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Response to Beacool (Original post)

Thu May 9, 2013, 06:05 PM

9. I'm so glad we prosecuted Sneering Dick Cheney for his role in lying America into war.

Of course, the subsequent trials for corruption, torture, and war profiteering added to his sentence.

But, no. We had to move on.

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Response to Octafish (Reply #9)

Thu May 9, 2013, 06:09 PM

13. Yeah, what were Nancy's famous words in 2006?

"Impeachment is off the table."

http://www.nytimes.com/cq/2006/11/08/cq_1916.html

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Response to Beacool (Reply #13)

Thu May 9, 2013, 08:26 PM

35. They impeached Clinton for lying over sex.

That's bad.

Killing a million people-plus for their oil is nothing.

Certainly must be nothing to lose one's future pension over.

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Response to Octafish (Reply #35)

Thu May 9, 2013, 08:53 PM

36. The Republicans persecuted the Clintons and their staffers for 5 years.

They didn't find squat. So they entrapped Bill. He lied over a fling with a more than willing woman and for that they impeached him.

Meanwhile, Bush started two wars that caused the death of thousands of people, many of them women and children. And what do the Democrats do when they win a majority in the House? They choose to take impeachment off the table.

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Response to Beacool (Original post)

Thu May 9, 2013, 06:06 PM

10. Maybe what Dick is seeing in Hillary is a reflection of himself. He is a terrorist

and a war criminal. How many deaths is he responsible. at least a few hundred thousand.

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Response to Beacool (Original post)

Thu May 9, 2013, 06:07 PM

11. As I recall, he refused to be questioned about 9/11 under oath.

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Response to Beacool (Original post)

Thu May 9, 2013, 06:07 PM

12. re:Dick Cheney Suggests Republicans Subpoena Hillary Clinton On Benghazi

we already did that dickey. and spending monies we dont have on edit : where were the angery repugs when other embasys attacked under georges rule ?? hmmm??

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Response to allan01 (Reply #12)

Thu May 9, 2013, 06:43 PM

20. that

doesn't count.

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Response to Beacool (Original post)

Thu May 9, 2013, 06:22 PM

15. Yep, its all about Hillary

and 2016. GOPers are scared of the women to the point of hysteria. GOPers look like revengeful children having a temper tantrum.

The blood on the hands Cheney need to shut the fuck up.

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Response to Iliyah (Reply #15)

Thu May 9, 2013, 09:03 PM

38. I hope that it backfires on them.

They will try to demonize Hillary to the point that it will tick off some women who may not have been initially her supporters. I remember when Lazio tried to intimidate her during a debate when she was running for the Senate. It famously backfired on him as it angered many women.

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Response to Beacool (Original post)

Thu May 9, 2013, 06:30 PM

16. WarCriminalSaysWhat?

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Response to Beacool (Original post)

Thu May 9, 2013, 06:34 PM

17. defend her

I will defend her, but lets remember if she is elected she will be no different than President Obama. If you don't believe me wait and see who is helping her get elected and if she does get elected who she appoints to different positions, meet the new boss, same as the old boss. They don't give a shit about the people, just look at our current president how he is proposing things that will hurt seniors, I could go on, but I would just get pissed off for supporting him twice.

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Response to mtasselin (Reply #17)

Thu May 9, 2013, 06:49 PM

22. My candidate for 2016 is Elizabeth Warren. President Warren and I will die happy.

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Response to mountain grammy (Reply #22)

Thu May 9, 2013, 11:48 PM

45. Pity she won't be running...

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Response to Beacool (Original post)

Thu May 9, 2013, 06:42 PM

19. you

need to STFU dickey boy.

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Response to Beacool (Original post)

Thu May 9, 2013, 06:45 PM

21. I'm not a hater and have always believed in forgiveness,

except when it comes to this evil, terrible curse who literally sneers at all of us, who are here to do his bidding. In a slightly different setting, he could have been the most vicious tyrant in history. He got as close as he could.
It's infuriating that he would get a new heart, that he would benefit from the miracles of modern science and medicine that he would withold from the masses.

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Response to mountain grammy (Reply #21)

Thu May 9, 2013, 06:57 PM

26. They can still be prosecuted

 

if you act on the allegations against the Bush Administration submitted to the World Court on the International stage. We don't owe the Bush Administration anything. I'm not the President of the United States though but I can fight fire with fire. And if the rightwingers want to secede, I can oblige them with that too. It would do a lot of damage to America but that is the road they want take as President Lincoln once said.

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Response to John2 (Reply #26)

Thu May 9, 2013, 07:14 PM

27. They can all get the hell out as far as I am concerned

We are no longer one nation thanks to their constant ripping and tearing at the fabric of the nation..They think of us as enemies and feel they are in a war with us..therefore anything goes..They are talking about secession and as far as I am concerned. they can get the hell out since they feel so persecuted.. .Let them take their racist, gun loving, war making culture with them and we will all be much better off...

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Response to Vietnameravet (Reply #27)

Thu May 9, 2013, 07:32 PM

29. Your sentiments are

 

the same as mind and I'm a vet too. The rightwingers aren't the only ones know how to fight. They claim they represent America. America is a diverse country. They are the minority and do not represent America. They are doing nothing but pissing off the rest of us. And we are all not chickenhawks. They better be glad one of us is not President, because I think Obama is too soft on them. With all the things they have done violating our Rights, we can have investigations, they may not like. And I definately would not make the mistake of putting one of them the head of a Federal Law Enforcement Agency or they will be violating more people's rights.

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Response to John2 (Reply #29)

Fri May 10, 2013, 01:27 PM

58. I agree with you

These righties are amazing..right after the congressional sell out on gun control, I got in a dispute with a couple of righties on line one of whom told me " we cant take this much longer..we have our guns and might just decide to settle this once and for all!"

What the hell does he mean about "taking this? Just what is is they think they are "taking?" And i think its obvious this was a threat of violence..

I think that at some point we are going to have a showdown with them..Not sure what that showdown involves since they are so crazy but we just can not continue with out nation held hostage to their insanity...

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Response to John2 (Reply #26)

Fri May 10, 2013, 10:04 AM

53. Yes, they could, but I just don't see it happening.

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Response to mountain grammy (Reply #21)

Thu May 9, 2013, 09:07 PM

39. I know that I shouldn't feel this way,

but I have thought more than once how unfair it is that good people die because a heart is not found in enough time while this bastard is still alive and well enough to continue spewing his vile rhetoric. What positive influence does he offer?

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Response to Beacool (Original post)

Thu May 9, 2013, 06:50 PM

23. STFU Dick

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Response to Beacool (Original post)

Thu May 9, 2013, 07:20 PM

28. Put this WAR CRIMINAL in Jail!!!!!!

Fuck off and Die Asshole!!!!!!

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Response to SoapBox (Reply #28)

Thu May 9, 2013, 09:09 PM

41. We should be so lucky!!!

He's probably going to live a long life.

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Response to Beacool (Original post)

Thu May 9, 2013, 07:39 PM

30. Better Idea

 

Subpoena Dick and make him explain to congress and the American people why he approved the release of classified information that compromised one of our covert operatives during a time of war ( high treason like this used to carry the death penalty! )

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Response to Beacool (Original post)

Thu May 9, 2013, 07:49 PM

32. What Hillary Should Say to the Dick

A. "Testify? I'd be happy to talk to the committee, but I don't know that I would "testify"." (GWB in 2003 over the 9/11 investigation)

B. "Tell you what DICK; I'll answer the subpoena when Karl Rove shows up for the Congressional subpoena he ignored and when you turn yourself in at the World Court at the Hague."

C. "Go Cheney Yourself."

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Response to chuckstevens (Reply #32)

Thu May 9, 2013, 11:20 PM

43. Interesting how the GOP was not interested in these deaths:

US personnel performing Foreign Service for the US, who died under terrorist attack in previous years:

* James Mollen - 2004 - terrorist attack

* Barbara Heald - 2005 - Rocket attack on US Embassy

* Keith Taylor - 2005 - Rocket attack on US Embassy

* Stephen Sullivan - 2005 - terrorist attack

* David Foy - 2006 - terrorist attack, Pakistan

* Laurence Foley - 2002 - terrorist attack

* Barbara Green - 2002 - terrorist attack

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Response to Beacool (Original post)

Thu May 9, 2013, 07:53 PM

33. "Hillary?"

Not Secretary Clinton or Mrs. Clinton or Hillary Clinton or even "Clinton?"

"Hillary?"

Can you imagine anyone asking subpoena "Dick?"

It is a pure put-her-in-her-place tactic.

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Response to colorado_ufo (Reply #33)

Thu May 9, 2013, 09:08 PM

40. Well, once she got back at him by calling him "Darth Vader".

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Response to Beacool (Original post)

Thu May 9, 2013, 08:17 PM

34. Two Words Mr. Cheney

You first.

No?

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Response to Beacool (Original post)

Thu May 9, 2013, 08:54 PM

37. ...And Hillary should pull a Cheney and claim executive privilege.

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Response to Beacool (Original post)

Thu May 9, 2013, 11:16 PM

42. He's still alive?

Fuck. I'm going back to bed...

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Response to Beacool (Original post)

Thu May 9, 2013, 11:33 PM

44. These assholes are scared shitless that HC is going to run. Bengazi is about her not the President.

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Response to Beacool (Original post)

Fri May 10, 2013, 12:13 AM

46. Says the treasonous war criminal.

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Response to Beacool (Original post)

Fri May 10, 2013, 02:01 AM

47. I may dislike the idea of president HIllary, BUT

I would love to see her rip Cheney several new ones.

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Response to Beacool (Original post)

Fri May 10, 2013, 02:29 AM

49. Wouldn't it be WONDERFUL for President Obama to play EXACTLY the same card here,

as President Bush used to keep his people form being under oath before Congress (not that these are the same kinds of inquiry to ANY degree, mind you)

The asshats would bitch and scream to high Heaven that Obama is abusing his authority, and ignoring Congress (and you know damn well they would, they can't help it anymore), and the feeding frenzy over the hypocrisy would be Glorious to watch, meanwhile, Obama can just say, "Well, hey, what's good for the goose, motherfuckers..."

I really, really, REALLY can't wait for that fucking monster to keel over. Can't the Hague convict people in-absentia and/or post-funeral? Cause THAT would be truly awesome of them...

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Response to Beacool (Original post)

Fri May 10, 2013, 06:54 AM

51. She already testified, what more do they expect to get from her?

Obviously, bringing her back to the table would just prove it is a which hunt to discredit her preemptively should she decide to run in 2016.

Cheney should however crawl back into his cave, because he has not answered to his crimes as VP.

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Response to Beacool (Original post)

Fri May 10, 2013, 09:41 AM

52. Congress should subpeona Dick Cheney and Bush.

Attacks at diplomatic posts during Bush's term:

January 22, 2002. Calcutta, India. Gunmen associated with Harkat-ul-Jihad al-Islami attack the U.S. Consulate. Five people are killed.

June 14, 2002. Karachi, Pakistan. Suicide bomber connected with al Qaeda attacks the U.S. Consulate, killing 12 and injuring 51.

February 28, 2003. Islamabad, Pakistan. Several gunmen fire upon the U.S. Embassy. Two people are killed.

May 12, 2003. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Armed al Qaeda terrorists storm the diplomatic compound, killing 36 people including nine Americans. The assailants committed suicide by detonating a truck bomb.

July 30, 2004. Tashkent, Uzbekistan. A suicide bomber from the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan attacks the U.S. Embassy, killing two people.

December 6, 2004. Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Al Qaeda terrorists storm the U.S. Consulate and occupy the perimeter wall. Nine people are killed.

March 2, 2006. Karachi, Pakistan again. Suicide bomber attacks the U.S. Consulate killing four people, including U.S. diplomat David Foy who was directly targeted by the attackers.

September 12, 2006. Damascus, Four people are killed, 13 are wounded.

March 18, 2008. Sana'a, Yemen. Members of the al-Qaeda-linked Islamic Jihad of Yemen fire a mortar at the U.S. Embassy. The shot hits a nearby school killing 2.

July 9, 2008. Istanbul, Turkey. Four armed terrorists attack the U.S. Consulate. Six people are killed.

September 17, 2008. Sana'a, Yemen. Sixteen people are killed. This is the second attack on this embassy in seven months.

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Response to Beacool (Original post)

Fri May 10, 2013, 11:49 AM

54. After you

Me thinks he doth protest too much. STFU. What's the matter? That horrible daughter busy? Can't get her to carry your infected water for you this week?


Ignoramus. Or as an old bf used to say: ignorant anus.

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Response to Beacool (Original post)

Fri May 10, 2013, 12:17 PM

55. I guess that new heart is as black as his old one. n/t

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Response to Beacool (Original post)

Fri May 10, 2013, 01:01 PM

56. She could turn this to her advantage

If she indeed harbors any ambition for 2016, this could be her chance to take the issue head on and once and for all silence anyone who criticizes hr.

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Response to Beacool (Original post)

Fri May 10, 2013, 01:08 PM

57. Fuck off, Cheney.

You are a complete waste of oxygen and water. Not to mention medical care that could have gone to someone who isn't a serial killer and war criminal.

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