Benghazi an Obama Scheme That Blew Up...

Benghazi an Obama Scheme That Blew Up In His Face?

There are 7 comments on the Daily Pundit story from Oct 20, 2012, titled Benghazi an Obama Scheme That Blew Up In His Face?. In it, Daily Pundit reports that:

The plan was to make Obama look like "a badass" and a to have him revel in this through October and into the November election.

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Me from AZ

Cottonwood, AZ

#4 Oct 20, 2012
I see that someone has a difficut time thinking for himself.
Obama Blue Congress 2012


#7 Oct 22, 2012
Mitt Romney WAS NOT GOOD at working with the opposition party which controlled 87% of the legislature. Because in 4 years on governor he signed 844 vetoes. In reality he was an obstructionist, the embodiment of "No". Because the legislature overrode 707 vetoes, some unanimously, he was an ineffectual governor. Romney vetoed money for housing the homeless, vetoed a bill honoring a student's right not to dissect animals, vetoed a raise in the minimum wage. A company on whose board he served was fined 83 million dollars for Medicare fraud. He was accused of tax evasion in preparing Marriott International's tax forms. When Romney left office his disapproval rating was at 59%.

(NY Times) June 26, 2002 - In 1999 and 2000, Mr. Romney paid state taxes as a Utah resident and as either a part-time resident or a nonresident of Massachusetts. He also received a $54,500 property tax break for a home in Park City, Utah, a discount for people who claim a primary residence in Utah. The Democrats also pointed out that Mr. Romney had obtained a Utah driver's license and had bank statements and checks with his Utah address on them.

Until early June, Mr. Romney said that he had paid his taxes as a Massachusetts resident while in Utah. Later he acknowledged that in April, after deciding to run for governor, he amended his 1999 and 2000 tax returns to say he was really a Massachusetts resident.

Mr. Romney told the Ballot Law Commission that the mistake had been called to his attention late last year and that efforts to amend the returns were under way before he became a candidate. He suggested that his accountants had made an inadvertent filing mistake, which he did not notice at the time.(Right. It was just another mistake like forgetting to put his other income in the US banks and not Sweden's)

*Unemployment in Massachusetts rose during Romney’s first year from a rate of 5.6 percent in January 2003, when he took office, to a peak of 6.0 percent in mid 2003. It then steadily declined over the remainder of his term, ending at 4.6 percent in January 2007, his last month as governor, for a net improvement in unemployment of 1.0 percent.

At the end of Romney's term, several of his staffers purchased the hard drives from their state-issued computers, and emails were deleted from the server. The amounts expended purchasing the drives came to nearly $100,000. Under the Massachusetts Public Records Law, the emails did not have to be made public but did have to be preserved. Terry Dolan, who worked as director of administration under Romney and several other governors, has said that scrubbing the servers was a common practice but that selling the hard drives was not. When news of the actions became widely known in 2011, a Romney spokesperson said that the purchase of the computer equipment "complied with the law and longtime executive branch practice." State government officials and aides to Romney's three predecessors as governor said that they did not know of any prior sales of hard drives to staffers. When questioned on the subject in 2011, Romney responded that he had not wanted the information to be available to "opposition research teams".

Miami Beach, FL

#8 Oct 22, 2012
First of all, Romney was never accused by anyone or prosecuted for alleged medicare fraud and you likewise are wrong to accuse him.

As for unemployment, yes when Romney took office in Massachusetts, the rate was about 5.6% and it was as you pointed out, 4.6% when he left office. However, I don't see you ranting and raving about the national unemployment rate that was up over 8% with Obama in charge. You seemed so concerned about the unemployment rate in Massachusetts yet when Obama's pal Governor Deval Patrick became Governor, and I dont see you ranting that Patrick more than doubled the unemployment rate. However, Romney NEVER got the unemployment rate as high as 8% or over 10 % and 11 % in some areas of our country such as Obama has done. Gov Patrick was a keynote speaker at the DNC around the same time that Obama was running ads about Romney outsourcing his personal money. Too bad you wont acknowledge that just days after the DNC that the scandal broke that Massachusetts outsourced to Korea to build doubledecker commuter trains and the Koreans didnt deliver the trains although they took the state's money and then wouldnt answer calls and state money was spent on a witch hunt to go to Korean to find out what happened. Its being hushed now, until after the election no doubt.

I also noticed that you didnt mention Massachusetts Senator John Kerry. Some say he registered his luxury boat in Rhode Island where he doesnt have a home in order to avoid paying higher taxes in Massachusetts. You remember Kerry dont you? Kerry ran for President. Kerry is also married to Theresa Heinz of the Heinz ketchup fortune. I wonder how much of a tax break she gets. You seem to think that its ok for millionare Democrats to run for President, right? Kerry was a keynote speaker at the DNC too.

As far as Romney having dual residency, after Romney was no longer Governor, he was a private citizen again and could have homes in several state if he chose to do so, just like you or I. If Romney returned to the private sector as a successful businessman, that's his right too after all he has financial skills and know how, unlike Obama who has demonstrated a history of wasteful spending to the tune of trillions. Obama, alleged to be Kenyan born, invested his pension in another country. Its not like Obama will feel the affects of the 716 billion he cut from medicare and took services from our seniors and hes now alleging if Romney is elected, he'll end medicare. Obama already has that in the works. I dont see anywhere in your tirade where you have complained about this. In fact, Obama wasted 1 billion dollars of trashing Romney on tv when Americans are struggling. Obama never discussed his plans to economic relief, the deficit, healthcare, lowering taxes, or anything else in his ads. More wasterful spending and much ado about nothing. He increased the deficit by trillions and has nothing to show for it.

I dont see you ranting and raving like the rest of us about how Obama reduced the security at all of our Embassies in the Middle East and ignored pleas for added security because of the volatile and violent situation in Libya. I dont care if Obama was in the Rose Garden or Michelles vegetable garden and acknowledged terrorists killed our beloved Americans, or if the man in the moon killed our people, the fact is they were killed to begin with an Biden was laughing in the face of it all when it is no laughing matter.

As for Obama's popularity rating, it will be even higher than what it is now when he leaves office because people will be glad to see him go.
Ha Ha

Yorba Linda, CA

#11 Oct 23, 2012
Obama is on his way out. He'll have to go to physical therapy when it's all over to learn how to talk without a teleprompter!
Occupy this

San Francisco, CA

#12 Oct 23, 2012
Author of this article is wacked.

Obama's Benghazi Gate is nothing more than Obama choosing to let Steven's and 3 other Americans risk death because it would look bad politically for Obama to have to beef-up security before the 911 Anniversary when all along he's been claiming to have beaten down Al Qaeda.

After 4 Americans are killed as a direct result of Obama's political ambitions and failed Middle East Policy, Obama decided to incite violence across the Muslim world by blaming a video on the attack - a video that the terrorists had never heard of. As a result, more than 50 additional people got killed. Obama and his administration kepy lying - day after day after day - for almost 2 weeks.

Obama's not going to come clean on what he has done here - American cannot have such a man in office any longer. Obama is the lowest possible form of human life! He's not fit to run a hotdog stand, much less to be leader of the free world. Obama has got to go.
Occupy this

San Francisco, CA

#13 Oct 23, 2012
This is far worse than watergate. Nixon resigned for infinitely less than what Obama has done here.

“Taste great in milk!”

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#14 Oct 23, 2012
Occupy this wrote:
This is far worse than watergate. Nixon resigned for infinitely less than what Obama has done here.

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