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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#900468 May 10, 2013
No Surprize wrote:
<quoted text>The lame stream media will sooner or later along with other democrats, eventually throw obama under the bus to save Hillary from Benghazi and get her elected.
If NOT for obama, Hillary and Susan Rice lying, Benghazi would NOT be an issue you idiot...
Wrong. The Democrat nominee in 2016 will be an Obama surrogate and the media will throw Hillary under the bus as directed by Obama.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#900469 May 10, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
GM is still sucking down taxpayer dollars and the death of bin Laden has had no effect on radical Islamist terrorism.
In fact that stupid slogan has been cause to stir them up even more.

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#900470 May 10, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
<quoted text>
Birthers wasted a lot of Republican Money on this one.
Romney-Ryan in 2016
The New America: Democrats can lie, cheat, steal - whatever - and useful idiots will keep them in power to lie, cheat, steal - whatever - some more.

Way to go there, Lincoln.

Maybe you and some of your liberal pals should seek help about your collective brain blockages and your unhealthy loyalty to liars, cheaters and thieves.

No, Republicans aren't perfect either. But you guys take the cake when it comes to being a poor judge of character and gullibility.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#900471 May 10, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Democratic Congressman Refuses To Let Republicans Ignore GOP Security Budget Cuts In New Benghazi Hearing
In a heated exchange on Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace, Lynch pointed out that Republicans voted against additional funding for embassy security when Secretary of State Hillary Clinton requested it:
LYNCH: When Secretary Clinton and the State Department asked for additional funding for embassy security,[Republicans] all voted no. They all voted no.
WALLACE: We’re getting a little bit off track now. I understand there’s an issue about security. It’s a little bit off the track. I want to stay on course here –
LYNCH: No, this is the point. They’re complaining about a lack of security at the embassies after they voted against funding for security at the embassies. Is that not related?
http://thinkprogress.org/politics/2013/05/05/...
Only problem...there is no embassy in benghazi.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#900472 May 10, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Really? Supplying weapons to Al Qaeda in Libya is OK with you?
isn't that what the right wing neocons want to do?

“Seriously Misguided Democrat”

Since: Oct 12

Chicago Thugtown

#900473 May 10, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
GM owes the government nothing fro those loans.
Hey old goober! Got some fro with those loans, eh? Did you get a comb and hair spray as well?

We miss you here today as the person who counteracts your judgit spamming has nothing to do without you here spamming judgeits for you totalitarian whack jobs on the left.

We also have not heard from Waxywaxturds/Not Surprized and your various other sockpuppets. Are you having an old people procedure today Old Goober Dufus Dave?

Say Hi to Old Raider for us!!!
TSM

El Paso, TX

#900474 May 10, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>Comparing FY 2011 actual funding versus the FY 2012 estimate, there appears to be a reduction in Worldwide Security Protection and Embassy Security, Construction and Maintenance. But that reduction does not account for additional funding in FY 2012 from Overseas Contingency Operations funds amounting to $236 million for Worldwide Security Protection (p. 63) and $33 million for Embassy Security, Construction and Maintenance (p. 467). As a result, total funds for Worldwide Security Protection for FY 2012 are estimated to be $94 million higher than in FY 2011, while Embassy Security, Construction and Maintenance is estimated to be $61 million less than FY 2011. Together, there is a net increase.
In terms of people, the budget justification reported that Worldwide Security Protection had slightly fewer positions budgeted (1,777 in FY 2011 versus 1,707 in FY 2012) and Embassy Security, Construction and Maintenance had the same number of positions budgeted (1,014 for both years).
In its budget request for FY 2013, the Administration requested significantly more funding for embassy security—mostly through the Overseas Contingency Operations budget—but retained the same number of positions, apparently on the assumption that security staffing was adequate. Regardless, that budget, even if approved in its entirety, would have entered into effect after the events in Libya.
It is tempting to look for a scapegoat for the tragic events in Libya. However, if one exists, the overall budget for embassy security is not it. Funding for that purpose has risen sharply over the past decade. Moreover, the State Department has considerable latitude in allocating security funds based on current events and intelligence on possible threats. Why that latitude was not applied in Libya deserves further scrutiny.
Numbers don't lie. And after all the Iraq war is over-right? didn't O'bama say that was going to save trillions?
http://blog.heritage.org/2012/10/11/libya-sec...
Here’s the short answer ’The Budget’ had nothing to do with Obama’s ineptness to deal with the crisis in Benghazi!!

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#900475 May 10, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
<quoted text>
Well, first of all you notice the two liberals who have posted this several times this morning....
54 attacks on American sites abroad
13 Americans killed
3 hearings
0 outrage from the right
Under Obama:
1 attack
4 killed
9 hearings
....did not provide any links and seem to think there have been no attacks on Americans or American sites since 2009 when their Lord and Savior Barack Hussein Obama was sworn into office to fundamentally transform this nation of which they are doing a whiz bang job of helping him succeed.
Hey Carol you see my post earlier about the new hormone treatment that makes old hearts new again? That will be a game changer. Human tests start this fall.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#900476 May 10, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Fox is keeping investigative journalism alive.
The rest are just repeating government propaganda.
the only thing they're investigating is the inside of their own minds.

opinion stated as fact is not journalism as we can see with the lack of journalists willing to listen to those opinions.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#900477 May 10, 2013
Tell me once again about how Conservatives are just paranoid troublemakers.

WP - IRS apologizes for inappropriately targeting conservative political groups in 2012 election: http://tinyurl.com/c8qabry

The Magic Negro has friends in low places.

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#900479 May 10, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
<quoted text>
G W Bush -
Only your precious weasels lied, you gullible poster child of deprived common sense.

How could 111 Democrats be so stupid to not know what they were voting for after they were given the exact same intelligence and then gladly gave Bush permission to take down Saddam?

Are you that stupid to believe they were?

They lied for political gain when the winds of opinion changed.

That's the definition of a weasel - a liar who craves power at any cost even if it means selling their soul.

The Weasel Party. You should be proud.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#900480 May 10, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
<quoted text>
Well, first of all you notice the two liberals who have posted this several times this morning....
54 attacks on American sites abroad
13 Americans killed
3 hearings
0 outrage from the right
Under Obama:
1 attack
4 killed
9 hearings
....did not provide any links and seem to think there have been no attacks on Americans or American sites since 2009 when their Lord and Savior Barack Hussein Obama was sworn into office to fundamentally transform this nation of which they are doing a whiz bang job of helping him succeed.
The u.s. embassy in turkey was attacked in february leaving 1 dead so that post is full of poo. Funny that homer fell for it.
JWBooth

Pompano Beach, FL

#900481 May 10, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
<quoted text>
Birthers wasted a lot of Republican Money on this one.
Romney-Ryan in 2016
Obama supporters wasted a lot of everyone's money by electing an incompetent, unqualified community organizer in 2008, and then re-electing the same incompetent snakeoil salesman in 2012. You might as well run in 2016.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#900482 May 10, 2013
Megyn Kelly claimed on Thursday that the mainstream media issued a "collective yawn" about the Congressional hearings — a contention that drew scrutiny from some media-watchers.

Kelly quoted headlines from outlets like the Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle and The Huffington Post which she felt underplayed the drama of the hearings.

"if you look at, sort of, across the mainstream media, it was a collective yawn," she said.

The Washington Post's Erik Wemple took the claim head-on in a Thursday blog post. Wemple—who has followed the Benghazi story very closely—noted that the hearings had been given top billing on the front pages of the New York Times, Washington Post and Wall Street Journal. These are probably the three most important and influential newspapers in the country, and they all had straightforward, non-dismissive headlines that Kelly did not cite, such as "In Riveting Account Of Benghazi Raid, Official Knocks Administration Response," and "Officials: Facts on Benghazi withheld."

In her segment, Kelly also criticized outlets for focusing on the Jodi Arias trial and the story of the three women kidnapped in Cleveland.

"When you look at what folks chose to concentrate on, they were much more interested in Jodi Arias and what happened in Cleveland," she said. "In neither case were four Americans killed in a terrorist attack on our country!"

Kelly failed to note that she was one of the anchors who turned their focus to Arias and Cleveland. On Thursday, Newsbusters rapped MSNBC's Chris Hayes over the knuckles for playing footage of Kelly updating viewers on both stories. The entire network also turned to Arias when she was declared guilty. Fox News even led the ratings with its Arias coverage.

The media's investigations into Benghazi continued on Friday morning, as ABC's Jon Karl published an exclusive story about the State Department's revisions of talking points. That would suggest that reporters are still looking into things.

Wemple wrote that Fox News was resorting to an old pattern:

Forgive Fox News for its analytical blindness. For years, the network has been shredding the mainstream media for ignoring its pet issues. It’s a mantra, a reflex response. So when contrary information pops up on street-corner newspaper boxes, on TV screens and on computer screens everywhere, we can excuse Fox News for not noticing. Give it a pass on this one.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/10/megy...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#900483 May 10, 2013
Realtime wrote:
Consumer Reports says that the Tesla S is the best car it's tested since 2007.
That gives a boost to the announcement that Tesla Motors has become profitable and driving it's stock price up 19% to nearly $67 per share.
Whatever happened to the Consumer Reports that tested practical products for average consumers?

Their ratings for cars lost credibility when they started overweighting environmental and safety factors and underweighting performance and reliability.

But, if you want a Tesla, knock yourself out.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#900484 May 10, 2013
No Surprize wrote:
<quoted text>Tesla Motors plans to repay its $465 million loan that was granted in 2009 under the $25 billion Advanced Vehicle Technology Manufacturing program, which was signed into law by President George W. Bush.
http://www.autonews.com/article/20130226/OEM0...
With backers like Musk, why did Tesla need any government money?

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#900485 May 10, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
<quoted text>
Only your precious weasels lied, you gullible poster child of deprived common sense.
How could 111 Democrats be so stupid to not know what they were voting for after they were given the exact same intelligence and then gladly gave Bush permission to take down Saddam?
Are you that stupid to believe they were?
They lied for political gain when the winds of opinion changed.
That's the definition of a weasel - a liar who craves power at any cost even if it means selling their soul.
The Weasel Party. You should be proud.
Hillary clinton, who probably knew more about saddam than any other senator, voted for it.
Lincoln

United States

#900486 May 10, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
<quoted text>
Well, first of all you notice the two liberals who have posted this several times this morning....
54 attacks on American sites abroad
13 Americans killed
3 hearings
0 outrage from the right
Under Obama:
1 attack
4 killed
9 hearings
....did not provide any links and seem to think there have been no attacks on Americans or American sites since 2009 when their Lord and Savior Barack Hussein Obama was sworn into office to fundamentally transform this nation of which they are doing a whiz bang job of helping him succeed.
President Bush

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-Qaida attacks the U.S. Consulate, killing 12 and injuring 51.

October 12, 2002. Denpasar, Indonesia. U.S. diplomatic offices bombed as part of a string of “Bali Bombings.” No fatalities.

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-Qaida 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-Qaida 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.(I wonder if Lindsey Graham or Fox News would even recognize the name “David Foy.” This is the third Karachi terrorist attack in four years on what’s considered American soil.)

September 12, 2006. Damascus, Syria. Four armed gunmen shouting “Allahu akbar” storm the U.S. Embassy using grenades, automatic weapons, a car bomb and a truck bomb. Four people are killed, 13 are wounded.

January 12, 2007. Athens, Greece. Members of a Greek terrorist group called the Revolutionary Struggle fire a rocket-propelled grenade at the U.S. Embassy. No fatalities.

March 18, 2008. Sana’a, Yemen. Members of the al-Qaida-linked Islamic Jihad of Yemen fire a mortar at the U.S. Embassy. The shot misses the embassy, but hits nearby school killing two.

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

September 17, 2008. Sana’a, Yemen. Terrorists dressed as military officials attack the U.S. Embassy with an arsenal of weapons including RPGs and detonate two car bombs. Sixteen people are killed, including an American student and her husband (they had been married for three weeks when the attack occurred). This is the second attack on this embassy in seven months.

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#900487 May 10, 2013
Some liberals seem to think there have been no attacks on Americans or American sites since 2009.

These people would be called "tools" or "useful idiots" by Karl Marx.

Fitting, I suppose, considering this parallel universe and history repeating itself right before our very eyes.
Lincoln

United States

#900488 May 10, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Whatever happened to the Consumer Reports that tested practical products for average consumers?
Their ratings for cars lost credibility when they started overweighting environmental and safety factors and underweighting performance and reliability.
But, if you want a Tesla, knock yourself out.
They have a scaled down version for home products.
Auto reports often favor Honda for long term value

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