U.S. rethinking lowest-priced contract rule for guarding embassies

Mar 22, 2013 Full story: Reuters 37

Lawmakers are reconsidering a 1990 law that makes the State Department accept the lowest bids for contracts to provide private security at most U.S. diplomatic posts, a requirement that can lead to the hiring of thousands of guards based on how cheap they are rather than their quality.

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Anonymous

Owasso, OK

#1 Mar 22, 2013
Yes, that type of logic at a time we are looking for cuts makes sense, but only in DC.

“Obama Shames the USA”

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#2 Mar 22, 2013
Obama killed Chris Stevens with his cowardice and stupidity.
liberal women are ugly

Southampton, NY

#3 Mar 22, 2013
Ninthman wrote:
Obama killed Chris Stevens with his cowardice and stupidity.
And Hillary was his accomplice.
Eric Gustafson

Newport News, VA

#4 Mar 22, 2013
A 1990 Law...... Authorized by George H. W. Bush

Ambassador Stevens was served up on a platter for murder by the Congressional Republicans who mandated selecting the lowest bidder for security of American Consulates and Embassies around the world.

Page 3 and Page 6 of the Benghazi ARB Report confirms that in Feb 2011 the Republicans initiated Spending Cuts which directly reduced State Department Funding which in turn left Ambassador Stevens and American diplomats out on a vine to be brutalized and Murdered to facilitate a GOP political point.

Since: Mar 09

The Left Coast

#5 Mar 22, 2013
Well, obviously George Bush was responsible Benghazi. There is no way Obama/Clinton had anything what so ever to do with US Embassy security. If you think they did, you are a racist.

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#6 Mar 22, 2013
liberal women are ugly wrote:
<quoted text>And Hillary was his accomplice.
SEQUESTERED: Air Force Academy Cancels Fourth of July...but the Obama’s schedule another jaunt to the luxury posh Martha’s Vineyard……plus entourage. Obama thinks we have returned to a feudal system, He and Michele are King and Queen, Congress are the lords, and his bundlers and wallstreet are the dukes........I'll leave you to figure out who are the serfs.
Gravediggers

West Palm Beach, FL

#7 Mar 22, 2013
How about a better line of State Department communication with those who are asking for HELP in these dangerous embassies!
Gravediggers

West Palm Beach, FL

#8 Mar 22, 2013
VP Biden: 1 night stay in Paris hotel - Half a million dollars-$585,000.50

https://www.fbo.gov/index...

VP Biden: 1 night stay in London -$439,388.65

https://www.fbo.gov/...

Yep, we, the little people, keep paying these tabs,
when unemployment is too high,
housing market is continues to struggle, sequestration is happening
and too many people fail to pay their taxes (think about those federal employees who OWE billions! in back taxes)
and foreign countries get billions and billions in aid

and all the IDIOTS-Republicans and DemoncRats in government take their 'little' trips that taxPAYERS fund.

It never stops no matter who is President and what political party is in control.

Getting elected is greed grab!
serfs up

Daytona Beach, FL

#9 Mar 22, 2013
Eric Gustafson wrote:
A 1990 Law...... Authorized by George H. W. Bush
Ambassador Stevens was served up on a platter for murder by the Congressional Republicans who mandated selecting the lowest bidder for security of American Consulates and Embassies around the world.
Page 3 and Page 6 of the Benghazi ARB Report confirms that in Feb 2011 the Republicans initiated Spending Cuts which directly reduced State Department Funding which in turn left Ambassador Stevens and American diplomats out on a vine to be brutalized and Murdered to facilitate a GOP political point.
Dem congresses and presidents since then! They could have fixed it as they have fixed so many other things! Ph uk you Lyndon Baines Johnson! Ph uk you for what you did to Americans and the generation at the that time and how you handcuffed taxpayers today. Burn in hell!

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#10 Mar 22, 2013
The intention is to make the American voter believe that any national vision is 'Just Not Worth IT !!'.
Paul is looking better.

“Obama Shames the USA”

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#11 Mar 22, 2013
They have to protect third world underage women from Menendez. He even pays them to lie for him after he porks them. He must be friends with the Clintons.

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#12 Mar 22, 2013
Enemies will be made to disappear.
fatbacksx

United States

#13 Mar 22, 2013
liberal women are ugly wrote:
<quoted text>And Hillary was his accomplice.
As was our a--wipe congress.

Since: Dec 07

Athens, TX

#14 Mar 22, 2013
Eric Gustafson wrote:
A 1990 Law...... Authorized by George H. W. Bush
Ambassador Stevens was served up on a platter for murder by the Congressional Republicans who mandated selecting the lowest bidder for security of American Consulates and Embassies around the world.
Page 3 and Page 6 of the Benghazi ARB Report confirms that in Feb 2011 the Republicans initiated Spending Cuts which directly reduced State Department Funding which in turn left Ambassador Stevens and American diplomats out on a vine to be brutalized and Murdered to facilitate a GOP political point.
Howcver, there were Marines all over Europe at the embassies and consulates throwing paper wads at each other.........warnings weeks ahead of time and your glorius savior and sec. of state couldn't see it,,,send more Marines are order everyone out..

"Uh, it's Bush fault!" You're a few taco's short of a fiesta platter, boy.

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#15 Mar 22, 2013
The MSM will not report on the king's traveling party.

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#16 Mar 22, 2013
Despite sequester, Obama to designate five national monuments, The Sequester Jester.

Biden's One-Night Paris Hotel Tab:$585,000.50...

$459,388.65 Hotel Bill in London...

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#17 Mar 22, 2013
Le Jimbo wrote:
Despite sequester, Obama to designate five national monuments, The Sequester Jester.
And yet now one cares, Dumbo.

Are you going to post on topic in 2013?

With at least one fewer aliases, you have more time.

Cross-posted, off-topic DumboSpam...flagged!

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#18 Mar 22, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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And yet now one cares, Dumbo.
Are you going to post on topic in 2013?
With at least one fewer aliases, you have more time.
Cross-posted, off-topic DumboSpam...flagged!
Oops sorry, 44th time you posted this today. Stuck on stupid are you Orca.

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#19 Mar 22, 2013
Le Jimbo wrote:
<quoted text>Oops sorry, 44th time you posted this today. Stuck on stupid are you Orca.
Ah, but I can't keep up with your 66 posts and that is just the Dumbo alias.

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#20 Mar 22, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Ah, but I can't keep up with your 66 posts and that is just the Dumbo alias.
24 time you posted that today......gosh, I guess you low information voters are getting desperate since you messiah won't go to work and do his job.

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