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Hillary

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dbar wrote:
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"there's no doubt about how mad Republicans are about Benghazi. 41% say they consider this to be the biggest political scandal in American history to only 43% who disagree with that sentiment."
"One interesting thing about the voters who think Benghazi is the biggest political scandal in American history is that 39% of them don't actually know where it is. 10% think it's in Egypt, 9% in Iran, 6% in Cuba, 5% in Syria, 4% in Iraq, and 1% each in North Korea and Liberia with 4% not willing to venture a guess."
LMAO!
LOOLOLOLOLOLOL!
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dbar wrote:
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http://www.publicpolicypolling.com/main/2013/...
"there's no doubt about how mad Republicans are about Benghazi. 41% say they consider this to be the biggest political scandal in American history to only 43% who disagree with that sentiment."
"One interesting thing about the voters who think Benghazi is the biggest political scandal in American history is that 39% of them don't actually know where it is. 10% think it's in Egypt, 9% in Iran, 6% in Cuba, 5% in Syria, 4% in Iraq, and 1% each in North Korea and Liberia with 4% not willing to venture a guess."
and 1% think it's in Clearfield ,Pa LMAO!
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Right-Wing Media Push New Benghazi Myths Ahead Of Hearings

Right-wing media are using a congressional hearing to push new myths about the Obama administration's response to the September 11, 2012 attacks on a U.S. diplomatic facility in Benghazi, Libya. In fact, these myths are discredited by previous congressional reports and testimony, which show that the politicized nature of the hearings come from right-wing media and Congressional Republicans, that the military could not have rescued personnel from the second attack, that the administration was in constant communication at all levels during the attacks, and that the intelligence community believed there was a link to an anti-Islam video at the time of the attacks

Lawyers Representing The "Whistleblowers" In Hearings Are Long-Time GOP Activists With History Of Pushing Discredited Claims. The lawyers claiming to represent some of the witnesses at the Benghazi hearing, Victoria Toensing and Joseph diGenova, are long-time Republicans known for pushing false claims in the media and for having conflicts of interest in their professional work. They have both served as advisors to Republican candidates and donated thousands of dollars to GOP candidates and causes, and have been criticized for a conflict of interest for serving in a dual role in separate Justice Department investigations and for dropping "the air of impartiality, non-partisanship, and professionalism required" by their roles as leaders of a congressional investigation.[Media Matters, 4/30/13; 5/6/13]

I also believe Members of Congress have an obligation to actually investigate claims before coming to conclusions and making public accusations. Unfortunately, House Republicans have taken the opposite approach. They issued a partisan report with reckless and false accusations against the former Secretary of State, they have completely concealed Mr. Thompson from Democratic Committee Members, and they have failed to make even basic inquiries to the Intelligence Community, the Defense Department, or the State Department to vet specific allegations. Instead, they have leaked snippets of interview transcripts to national media outlets in a selective and distorted manner to drum up publicity for their hearing. This is investigation by press release and does a disservice to our common goal of ensuring that our diplomatic corps serving overseas has the best protection possible to do its critical work.[House Oversight Committee, 5/6/13]

http://mediamatters.org/research/2013/05/08/r...
Hillary C

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Fox Military Analyst Keane: CIA Base Was Evacuated Before Special Operations Force Could Reach Them. On Fox & Friends, Fox News military analyst retired Gen. Jack Keane responded to guest host Eric Bolling's claim that the Obama administration "did not call on the only response team that may have been able to intervene during the attack" by pointing out that "the CIA base was evacuated prior to their arrival at Sigonella, so they were never employed":

KEANE: Here's what did happen. The national security apparatus, at the request of General Hamm, who's the commander of AFRICOM -- and he's had responsibility from a security aspect to respond to this crisis -- our national mission response force, our most classified force on the highest state of readiness, was alerted and moved from the United States to Sigonella [Naval Air Station in Italy], and they bring with them their own aircraft, their own helicopters and C-17s. Another classified special operations force was moved out of Central Europe to Sigonella as well. The fact of the matter was the CIA base was evacuated prior to their arrival at Sigonella, so they were never employed.[Fox News, Fox & Friends, 11/2/12 via Media Matters]

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MYTH: Clinton Never Spoke To Obama On Night Of The Attacks
Ingraham: "We Know That The Secretary Of State Had Not A Single Conversation With The Commander In Chief." During an interview with Republican Congressman Peter King on her radio show, Fox News contributor Laura Ingraham claimed "[w]e know that the Secretary of State had not a single conversation with the Commander in Chief. Not one during this attack":

INGRAHAM: We know that the Secretary of State had not a single conversation with the Commander in Chief. Not one during this attack. Not one conversation? That just seems bizarre to me. I mean that's just one point, but that's a pretty darn good question. Why?

KING: Absolutely, it's an excellent question, and to me it's one that, it's unfortunate that it even has to be asked. I mean you'd think they would have been on the phone continually.

INGRAHAM: My God.[Courtside Entertainment Group, The Laura Ingraham Show, 5/7/13]

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Hillary C

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FACT: Croatian Force Could Not Have Arrived Until After The Attack Was Over
Accountability Review Board: "There Simply Was Not Enough Time" For "Military Assets To Have Made A Difference." The Accountability Review Board, an independent group tasked with investigating the attacks, found that the "interagency response was timely and appropriate" but that there was not enough time for "armed U.S. military assets to have made a difference":

The interagency response was timely and appropriate, but there simply was not enough time given the speed of the attacks for armed U.S. military assets to have made a difference. Senior-level interagency discussions were underway soon after Washington received initial word of the attacks and continued through the night. The Board found no evidence of any undue delays in decision making or denial of support from Washington or from the military combatant commanders. Quite the contrary: the safe evacuation of all U.S. government personnel from Benghazi twelve hours after the initial attack and subsequently to Ramstein Air Force Base was the result of exceptional U.S. government coordination and military response and helped save the lives of two severely wounded Americans.[Accountability Review Board, accessed 5/7/13]

http://mediamatters.org/research/2013/05/08/r...
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MYTH: CIA Never Linked Benghazi Attack To Anti-Islam Video
Weekly Standard's Stephen Hayes: "There Is No Mention Of Any 'Video' In Any Of The Many Drafts" Of CIA Talking Points. In a post on the Weekly Standard, Stephen Hayes claimed that the CIA talking points about the Benghazi attack made no reference to an anti-Islam YouTube video which was mentioned as a possible cause for the attacks by members of the Obama administration:

More troubling was the YouTube video.[Ambassador Susan] Rice would spend much time on the Sunday talk shows pointing to this video as the trigger of the chaos in Benghazi. "What sparked the violence was a very hateful video on the Internet. It was a reaction to a video that had nothing to do with the United States." There is no mention of any "video" in any of the many drafts of the

talking points.[The Weekly Standard, 5/13/13]

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Hillary C

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Fox's Chris Wallace: Reaction To The Anti-Islam Video "Had Never Been In Any Of The Talking Points." On the May 5 edition of Fox News Sunday, host Chris Wallace cited Hayes' Weekly Standard article to claim "U.N. Ambassador Rice came on this show and four other Sunday shows, never mentioned the al Qaeda extremists, which had been scrubbed from the -- from the talking points, but did mention a reaction to the anti-Islam video which had never been in any of the talking points." [Fox Broadcasting Co., Fox News Sunday, 5/5/13 via Media Matters]

FACT: Intelligence Community Believed Link Existed At The Time
CIA Talking Points Linked Attack To Protests In Cairo. The first bullet point from what The Weekly Standard described as "Version 1" of the CIA talking points says that "based on currently available information," the attacks were "spontaneously inspired by the protests at the U.S. Embassy in Cairo." The final version of the document made the same link:

The currently available information suggests that the demonstrations in Benghazi were spontaneously inspired by the protests at the U.S. Embassy in Cairo and evolved into a direct assault against the U.S. diplomatic post and subsequently its annex. There are indications that extremists participated in the violent demonstrations.[The Weekly Standard, 5/13/13 via Media Matters]

http://mediamatters.org/research/2013/05/08/r...

And now back to Fox News with the most trustworthy,up to the minute, non bias news stories from around the globe........LMAO!
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Zeituni Onyango wrote:
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Why Work?
December 10, 2010 11:12 A.M.
By Veronique de Rugy
Why, indeed?
Over at Zero Hedge, Tyler Durden has an interesting answer:
Emmerich analyzes disposable income and economic benefits among several key income classes and comes to the stunning (and verifiable) conclusion that “a one-parent family of three making $14,500 a year (minimum wage) has more disposable income than a family making $60,000 a year.”
And that excludes benefits from Supplemental Security Income disability checks.
America is now a country which punishes those middle-class people who not only try to work hard, but avoid scamming the system.
More data here:
http://www.marklevinshow.com/goout.asp...
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When it was reported in 2008 that Onyango was possibly in the country illegally, Mr. Obama said he had no knowledge of her status.
As a presidential candidate, Mr. Obama told CBS News' Katie Couric that he was not against the possible deportation of his aunt.
"If she has violated laws, then those laws have to be obeyed," he said.
"We are a nation of laws."
Onyango, however, told WBZ-TV,
"If I come as an immigrant, you have the obligation to make me a citizen."
Onyango was granted asylum earlier this year.
more right wing garbage.

http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/2011/feb...

"Problem is, the chart is full of errors. I traced it back to the man who made it, a newspaper publisher in Mississippi, and found that the math, methodology, and logic he used to generate the chart, as well as an op-ed he wrote to accompany it, are wholly unsound"

"- It starts with Emmerich overestimating the taxes that the $60,000-a-year family would pay. He was off by over $5k.(His calculation would be based on a taxable income of $60k, meaning a gross income considerably higher.)

#- He inaccurately suggests that the $14,500 household would get Medicaid.(They wouldn't -- in Mississippi, they're living high on the hog and don't qualify for Medicaid.)

#- He guestimated that the premiums on a medical policy for the $60k family would be $16,500 a year and then assigned that dollar amount to the family's Medicaid "benefit" (even though they're ineligible for Medicaid); Singal did a quick search and found a reasonable policy for under $500 a month, or about $6000.(Note that the poorer family would pay that same amount for health insurance --$6,000 a year -- since they don't qualify for Medicaid, although the kids might be about to get CHIP with the parent's insurance costs lower; under our current system, however, that parent and sole breadwinner would likely go without insurance, thus placing the family in more jeopardy for income lost due to illness.)

#In case you're counting, we're at about $15k that Emmerich has misapplied on his chart... and that's the easy stuff,
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The BHO Legacy wrote:
First, defund Obamaphones
August 25, 2013
Nothing better illustrates the impossibility of killing a federal entitlement than the fraud-riddled Obamaphone program.
The $2.1 billion giveaway, funded by a tax on every cellphone service contract, is a well-documented boondoggle — an estimated 41 percent of the phones go to ineligible recipients.
Earlier this month, my former intern, Jillian Melchior, was able to obtain three of the free phones on the streets of New York City without telling a single fib. Melchior, now a reporter for National Review, says the service reps who signed her up seemed completely uninterested in whether she was eligible for the program — she isn’t.
While signing up for one of the phones, she was taking calls on her personal iPhone.
http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20130825/O...
Wow another distorted fact and another blame it on President Obama and it's his fault hateful rhetoric, coming from this bottom of my shoe gum spittle N. Finley no less, and his right wing-nut mentality. He is all for giving out tax breaks and less and less regulations for multi-billion dollar corporations. Whom by the way stash their record breaking profits in overseas banking heavens. But is quick to bash and belittle the poor and less fortunate for receiving help. And then act as if this administration is the fault for all of the ills and woes of this country. To include hurricane Katrina and I bet that some these right wing nut jobs blame President Obama for the fall of the Roman empire... All they do is spew hate, lies and twisted facts. It's to the point where the GOP's double standard is now only exposing how full of crap they truly are and that they are now only hurting themselves and their brand.

Hillary 2016! LMAO!

Free Clinton phones in 2016.......LOL!
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[QUOTE who="Homestead, PA"]<quoted text>and 1% think it's in Clearfield ,Pa LMAO![/QUOTE]You're just as stupid when you post as the inbred bobby6464. Go back into the closet, DUDE>>>LMFAO @ the wanta be soldier.

No one cares what McCain says dickwad. Go find some more copy and paste articles and this time find some that are even older. You couldn't come up with an original thought even if it meant saving your monthly welfare check.
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dbar wrote:
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more right wing garbage.
http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/2011/feb...
"Problem is, the chart is full of errors. I traced it back to the man who made it, a newspaper publisher in Mississippi, and found that the math, methodology, and logic he used to generate the chart, as well as an op-ed he wrote to accompany it, are wholly unsound"
"- It starts with Emmerich overestimating the taxes that the $60,000-a-year family would pay. He was off by over $5k.(His calculation would be based on a taxable income of $60k, meaning a gross income considerably higher.)
#- He inaccurately suggests that the $14,500 household would get Medicaid.(They wouldn't -- in Mississippi, they're living high on the hog and don't qualify for Medicaid.)
#- He guestimated that the premiums on a medical policy for the $60k family would be $16,500 a year and then assigned that dollar amount to the family's Medicaid "benefit" (even though they're ineligible for Medicaid); Singal did a quick search and found a reasonable policy for under $500 a month, or about $6000.(Note that the poorer family would pay that same amount for health insurance --$6,000 a year -- since they don't qualify for Medicaid, although the kids might be about to get CHIP with the parent's insurance costs lower; under our current system, however, that parent and sole breadwinner would likely go without insurance, thus placing the family in more jeopardy for income lost due to illness.)
#In case you're counting, we're at about $15k that Emmerich has misapplied on his chart... and that's the easy stuff,
LMFAO....even your replies are copy and paste dannyboy.
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The BHO Legacy wrote:
Does Obama know he’s fighting on al-Qa’ida’s side?
27 August 2013
If Barack Obama decides to attack the Syrian regime, he has ensured – for the very first time in history – that the United States will be on the same side as al-Qa’ida.
Quite an alliance! Was it not the Three Musketeers who shouted “All for one and one for all” each time they sought combat? This really should be the new battle cry if – or when – the statesmen of the Western world go to war against Bashar al-Assad.
The men who destroyed so many thousands on 9/11 will then be fighting alongside the very nation whose innocents they so cruelly murdered almost exactly 12 years ago. Quite an achievement for Obama, Cameron, Hollande and the rest of the miniature warlords.
http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/d...
and you missed

"In Iraq, we went to war on the basis of lies originally uttered by fakers and conmen."
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The BHO Legacy wrote:
Obama: MLK 'would like' ObamaCare
08/27/13
President Obama said in a radio interview airing Tuesday that civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. would approve of his signature health care reform law.
"Oh, he would like that," Obama told radio hosts Tom Joyner and Sybil Wilkes in an interview from the White House. "Well, because I think he understood that health care, health security is not a privilege; it’s something that in a country as wealthy as ours, everybody should have access to."
http://thehill.com/blogs/healthwatch/health-r...
yes perhaps MLK would like a program taken largely from a Governors health care plan.
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chart full of errors wrote:
Study:
Welfare pays more than work in most states
Looking for a good paying job?
Well, look no further.
No, really, stop looking.
In 35 states, welfare benefits pay more than a minimum wage job, according to a new study by the libertarian Cato Institute, and in 13 states welfare pays more than $15 per hour.
“One of the single best ways to climb out of poverty is taking a job, but as long as welfare provides a better standard of living than an entry-level job, recipients will continue to choose it over work,” said Michael Tanner, senior policy analyst and co-author of the study.
Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2013/08/20/study-welfa...
even more right wing garbage.

written in 1995 before welfare reform.
http://www.cato.org/publications/policy-analy...
it also compares apples to oranges.

"It is, of course, possible to overgeneralize from the above statistics. Not every welfare recipient fits the profile, and many who do fit it do not receive all the benefits listed."

so they are comparing extremes with averages.
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Snuffy wrote:
... yep, anything free fo' da folks. Try working for something - that would be a hopeful change.
Hey, Martin, keep dreamin'! LOL
yep.

""Direct payment subsidies are provided without regard to the economic need of the recipients or the financial condition of the farm economy."

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agricultural_sub...

http://www.redding.com/news/2012/feb/18/lamal...

"Stiglich said it's hypocritical for a fellow Republican to receive federal farm aid, especially because LaMalfa has billed himself as a leader in the fight against expensive government entitlement programs.

"When it meets his personal interest, it's not a big entitlement," Stiglich said.

Gregory Cheadle, a Happy Valley Republican, agreed.

"You can't condemn welfare recipients on one end then get welfare on the other end," Cheadle said. " I mean 5 million bucks? Come on."

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The true American patriotic movement is steam rolling all over these racial hating radical tea bags, and now they scream like stuck little pigs, ahhhhhh them dumb asses. Hey Snuffy, america will shove President Obama care down your throat. We all know you prefer Limbaugh's nut juice, gulp gulp sippy sip. Your tea bag dreams will fail
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US Republican Hawks Line Up in Support of Syria Strikes

Prominent US Republican lawmakers are lining up behind military strikes in Syria, forming a rare alliance with the Democratic commander in chief.

With House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and other Republican leaders pressing Obama to consult Congress before green-lighting strikes, the support of the party’s hawks and interventionists could be key — especially with polls showing a majority of Americans are skeptical of a Syria mission.

That’s because GOP members such as Senate Foreign Relations Committee Ranking Member Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, House Armed Services Committee Chairman Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon of California and former House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Rep. Peter King of New York have sway within their caucuses.

Obama is a food stamp president ,but lets invade Syria, so we can drain any money in Medicare and Social Security from those 47% of moochers we have, hell with them,lets blow up Syria ,if we lose soldiers on the ground we have more of those 47% ers that will fire at the enemy and come home in a wooden box!! Money is no object when we are at war !!! Lets break the bank and add to the debt !! NO more stimulas for the people,we need this money for wars !

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20130827/D...
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Hi.

“ROCK ON ROCKERS!!”

Since: Mar 11

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OMG!!! This thread is THREE YEARS OLD..Make a Political Updated thread for the present time about Syria or Whatever Country ???

Maybe then..This Gettysburg Forum will be HOPPING!!!

HASN'T hopoed..SINCE the CASINO Thread...a few years bacccck!!!

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