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Sun Nov 11, 2012, 09:30 PM

Is It Just Me Or Does It Seem The Right Is Trying To Turn Benghazi Into 9-11?

Benghazi was a tragedy and to the parents and the loved ones of the dead the pain is immeasurable. However trying to make it into 9-11 is like trying to turn a one engine plane crash into the Tenerlife airport disaster.

They are trying to dirty up the president and they are trying to dirty up Hillary should she decide to run in 2016.

I think it might be of interest to the FOX crowd and of marginal interest to everybody else.

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Reply Is It Just Me Or Does It Seem The Right Is Trying To Turn Benghazi Into 9-11? (Original post)
DemocratSinceBirth Nov 2012 OP
GP6971 Nov 2012 #1
DemocratSinceBirth Nov 2012 #7
Still Sensible Nov 2012 #2
union_maid Nov 2012 #3
Politicalboi Nov 2012 #4
progressivebydesign Nov 2012 #5
bushisanidiot Nov 2012 #6
demgrrrll Nov 2012 #8
DemocratSinceBirth Nov 2012 #9
ProudProgressiveNow Nov 2012 #10
Aristus Nov 2012 #11
doc03 Nov 2012 #12
DemocratSinceBirth Nov 2012 #14
doc03 Nov 2012 #21
John2 Nov 2012 #13
nenagh Nov 2012 #15
imanamerican63 Nov 2012 #16
leveymg Nov 2012 #17
brewens Nov 2012 #18
thelordofhell Nov 2012 #19
NightOwwl Nov 2012 #20

Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 09:35 PM

1. No, you're right. n/t

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Response to GP6971 (Reply #1)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 09:40 PM

7. It Was A Tragedy. I'm Sure There Was A Failing Somewhere

It's a shame some of our representatives died. But it's pathetic how the right wing is trying to make political hay out of it. Someone needs to pierce their bubble and tell them how pathetic they look or maybe not because their inanity will inure to our benefit.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 09:36 PM

2. They are grasping at straws

they certainly aren't going to find the president getting a blow job, so this is the next best thing.

Unfortunately, there is nothing there with which to tar the admin. The White House played it straight all along, sharing what they knew as the fluid situation progressed.

Just their latest circle jerk. Screw 'em.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 09:36 PM

3. Of course they are

And I think you're right. The Fox news crowd wants to use it and it is simply not going to resonate. You're right, though, they will bring it up again if Hillary should change her mind and run. But if they have nothing to attack with they'll just make stuff up so I don't think that matters that much, either.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 09:36 PM

4. Bring it on

Being President and having our biggest defense building attacked while a stand down order was given, deserves more investigation than what happened in Benghazi. Let's go. And there's SO much more to investigate over 9/11/01. Why hasn't Faux EVER asked Rummsfailed about the 2.3 Trillion gone missing at the Pentagon and was announced on 09/10/01? Keep it coming.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 09:38 PM

5. Just keep citing how many people were killed at our Embassies under Bush.

While all the deaths are tragic, the deaths under the Republican-watch, were 30 times the loss at Benghazi. Once they found out that the CIA was on top of it, and it did NOT go down the way they (frankly) WANTED it to go down, they ignore that.

Just ignore them.. who fucking cares what they think? Unless you watch Fox News or Glen Beck, you wouldn't know it anyway.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 09:38 PM

6. lindsay graham said on meet the press this morning that benghazi needed to be

investigated in the same way that iran contra and watergate were investigated.

republicans are DESPERATELY trying once again to try to catch a democratic president doing something crooked in order to somehow make nixon and reagan, and thus, the republican party brand look better. they really want to be able to say "both sides do it".

they will be doing nothing but tring to impeach the president for the next four years.
that's all they know how to do. and i sure as hell hope it costs them the 2014 election.

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Response to bushisanidiot (Reply #6)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 09:41 PM

8. If they do this they will lose bigger than they can even comprehend.

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Response to bushisanidiot (Reply #6)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 09:46 PM

9. Watergate????? Iran Contra??????

If they do that we will definitely win back the House.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 09:55 PM

10. This Faux tactic will be a big fail.

We will take the house in 2014.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 09:59 PM

11. Absolutely not. With 9/11, they never called for the impeachment of the guy

who let it happen...

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 10:00 PM

12. Apparently you don't check out Faux that often, they have

been milking that story for nearly 2 months. Hurricane Sandy was a distraction from Benghazi they had to cover. Now they are trying the Sandy is Obama's Katrina meme. They are going to throw whatever they can against the wall until they find something that sticks.

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Response to doc03 (Reply #12)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 10:06 PM

14. I Hardly Ever Watched FOX Prior To The Election. I Watch Them Now For My Schadenfreude Fix.

I pray the Republicans follow their prescriptions. It will be great for us.


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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Reply #14)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 11:27 AM

21. I hope they do too. If they listen to Limpballs, Beck, Hannity,

and the like they will double down and get even crazier, that would be sweet.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 10:03 PM

13. You

 

are right but it is just a goose chase trying to pin something on President Obama. You can't pin anything on a righteous person no matter how hard the serpents try. That is exactly how I see those in the GOP. They have been trying to call him a foreigner, right on down to a traitor but came up short every time. If it was me, Darrell Issa would have bit off more than he can chew by now but Obama isn't that ruthless.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 10:23 PM

15. 'Alumni Symposium 2012 Paula Broadwell' on YouTube ...

She gave the speech late in Oct 2012 at University of Denver.

At the 35 min mark she answers a question on Benghazi...

She gives details about the team requested for protection and says that the Annex contained Lybian Militia prisoners.

Sorry, can't link... But was any of that priveleged info?

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 10:48 PM

16. Absolutely!

I just have funny feeling, there were people who help set this off? What was said when Romney went Israel and what did he promise them, like a sure win after this happened? Knowing now won't help bring those lost their lives, but Fox and right wingers play this to the end! Another thing I was thinking, did they set Petraeus up too? I wonder what will be next???

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 10:53 PM

17. The Right seems to have missed the real importance of both 9/11 and Benghazi.

Don't recruit, train and arm Jihadi terrorists for use in U.S. covert operations. It just blows back in our face. Over and over again. Given a chance, yesterday's "freedom fighter" will gladly kill us the next day.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 10:56 PM

18. I know I saw Republicans cut off one of their own House members for getting

into classified territory a couple weeks ago. They were debating Benghazi. He began to mention "another agency" and they shut the debate down. Wherever I saw that they explained that "another agency" is a term they sometime use to refer to the CIA. He was getting into classified stuff. I wish I was paying close enough attention to go dig for that and post a link.

I don't know who the Republican member was or who was sitting in The Speakers chair. That was the first indication that I had that there was major CIA involvement. I suppose they won't ever reveal exactly what was going on.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 11:50 PM

19. Let's tally civilian casualties in the first 4 years, shall we??

Bush jr--------3,000+

Obama--------4+

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 12:46 AM

20. They can try....

but no one outside of their tiny circle jerk is interested in playing the blame game.

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