Benghazi, IRS: Son of Watergate?

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In his defense of President Obama, Press Secretary Jay Carney is beginning to sound a lot like Ronald Zeigler, Richard Nixon’s spokesman. Carney only has to use the word “inoperative,” as Ziegler did when incriminating evidence surfaced that proved his previous statements untrue.

Following what appears to be a cover-up in the Benghazi attack, the Washington Post has obtained documents from an audit conducted by the IRS’s inspector general that indicate the agency targeted for special scrutiny conservative groups with “tea party” and “patriot” in their names, as well as “nonprofit groups that criticized the government and sought to educate Americans about the U.S. Constitution.”

IRS official Lois Lerner described the targeting efforts as “absolutely inappropriate,” but said IRS actions were not driven by partisanship. How, then, would she explain why no groups with “progressive” in their titles were similarly targeted? Carney labeled Lerner an “appointee from the previous administration.” In other words: Bush’s mistake, not Obama’s.

The Post’s editorial board writes, “A bedrock principle of U.S. democracy is that the coercive powers of government are never used for partisan purpose.” The board called for a full accounting. I doubt we’ll get it. Take Benghazi.

ABC News first reported that the now famous Benghazi “talking points” used by U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice on five Sunday morning news shows were revised 12 times, deleting references to “the al-Qaida-affiliated group Ansar al-Sharia (and) CIA warnings about terrorist threats in Benghazi in the months preceding the attack.”

Carney said Ambassador Rice’s initial claim — that the attack grew out of protests over a video that insulted Islam — was based on what was known to U.S. intelligence at the time. But as last week’s testimony by three whistleblowers before the House Oversight Committee revealed, much more was known at the time.

Contributing to cover-up suspicions is the administration’s continued stonewalling when asked to provide information on Benghazi. CNN sources acknowledge that “An email discussion about talking points the Obama administration used to describe the deadly attack on the U.S. compound in Benghazi, Libya, show the White House and State Department were more involved than they first said ...” The American people deserve the full story.

The latest, but probably not the last shocker, is a report in The Daily Caller about CBS News Correspondent Sharyl Attkisson, who has “steadily covered the Obama administration’s handling of the Benghazi terrorist attack in Libya,” reportedly frustrating CBS News executives who claim her unrelenting coverage is “bordering on advocacy” on the issue.

Now, according to Politico, Attkisson can’t get some of her stories about Benghazi on the air. Oh, did I fail to mention that CBS News President David Rhodes is the brother of Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes?

Coincidental? Attkisson is reportedly in talks to leave the network. Is it because she chooses to behave like a real journalist instead of a cheerleader for Obama?

On Friday, Carney held a “secret briefing” on Benghazi for a select number of White House reporters, raising the ire of reporters not in the room. Is this what the Obama administration calls transparency?

Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA) has asked Speaker John Boehner to name a select committee to investigate the Benghazi attack with full subpoena powers that could place witnesses under oath. Boehner should.

Meanwhile, House Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Charles Boustany (R-LA) has demanded the IRS turn over by Wednesday all communications containing the words “conservative,” “patriot” or “tea party.” And the IRS should.

Democrats now accuse Republicans of partisanship, claiming their motive is to damage Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential prospects. If she has nothing to hide, transparency should enhance, not harm, her chances. We’ve learned more about Benghazi since her appearance before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in January and she should be asked to account for it.

In 1972, Republican partisans initially accused Democrats of wanting to destroy President Nixon, but most were forced to acknowledge his culpability in Watergate once the facts became known. One of the Articles of Impeachment of Nixon concerned his misuse of the IRS to undermine political enemies.

Journalists should stop protecting President Obama and Hillary Clinton and do their jobs, like Sharyl Attkisson. Congressional Republicans should press for all the facts. That’s their job.

[Cal Thomas is America’s most widely syndicated op-ed columnist, appearing in more than 600 national newspapers. He is the author of more than 10 books and is a FOX News political contributor since 1997. Email Cal Thomas at tmseditors@tribune.com.] ©2013 TRIBUNE MEDIA SERVICES, INC.

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Unanswered questions

We still don't know where obama was while the U.S. Consulate was attacked and Americans were being murdured in a PLANNED (not spontaneous) attack by islamic terrorists.

Was he in the executive residence trying to slap the ugly out of Michele?

Was he with a prostitute? Was he with Susan Rice? (but I repeat myself)

This inept, incompetent president was not where he needed to be during this horrific event, and the American people have a right to know where he was that evening. obama is just another paid public servant accountable to the American people. Why all the secrecy? Where is the transparency that was promised?

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My Pet Goat

Thank goodness we do know where Bush was during the World Trade Center attacks.... reading "The Little Goat", a story written to help children with their reading skills. As I recall, he kept reading for almost 10 minutes after being informed of the attack. No doubt he truly found the story riveting.

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Well at least he didn't just go to bed after reading it...

... and then go to a fund raiser and party while people where still be pulled out of the buildings.

But what the heck right wlv? It's all good.. he could have just let some low level staffer make the decisions right?

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Don't know where or with whom, but we do know what

he was doing instead of being commander-in-chief. He was campaigning - like he does every single day. That's why we are going to eventually find a link to the White House in this whole IRS mess. All that is is a federal agency conducting campaign operations for the boss. Valerie Jarrett will be the link to Prezbo, but I'm sure it will not be a straight line.

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The IRS - Incompetence

The outgoing acting commissioner Steve Miller and J. Russell George, the IRS inspector general whose report unearthed the controversy that has dominated Washington this week, testified that there was no evidence of political motivations among IRS employees who targeted conservative advocacy groups applying for nonprofit status. They instead blamed incompetence.

Source: NBCNews.com

Wow!!!!!! Incompetency at the IRS. Gee, who would have thought.

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The failure of our Government most assuredly IS entertaining ...

as is the whinging and moaning of folks.

The failure of our elected officials is our failure and has no one to blame but us (the electorate).

Bob

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Just WOW.... a new name for Bobby Biplane

...Nero.

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In 1972, Republican partisans initially accused Democrats of wanting to destroy President Nixon, but most were forced to acknowledge his culpability in Watergate once the facts became known. One of the Articles of Impeachment of Nixon concerned his misuse of the IRS to undermine political enemies.

With bi-partisan cooperation , we'll stop this misuse of power, Brooks of Atlanta - it doesn't look like the IRS looked only at 'conservatives'. Deal left the US Congress under a cloud. (I am very happy with Deal's stand on Early Education and Bibles!) I hope that all unethical practices are brought to the forefront. Clinton's impeachment came to a whimpering stop when the owner of Penthouse threatened to reveal 'all'. Our kids need to know the history of these unethical practices - and they cannot remain hidden from general knowledge.

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Tyrone Brooks, misuse of power????

Yeah, I guess that is another way to state being indicted on 30 counts of mail, wire and tax fraud. The money trail is what does these old fools in every time.

Things you can depend on:

1) Greedy old race hustlers make so much easy shake-down money that they eventually get sloppy
2) When caught, the refrain is always "the man is trying to keep a brother down". In this case, old Sherlock Brooks is on the verge of solving four murders from back in 1946 and "the man" don't want that.
3) You never, ever see embarrassment, admonishment or estrangement from the black community towards these shake-down artists.
4) Instead, the NAACP and other similarly feckless groups start holding press conferences proclaiming the absurdity and conspiracy of the charges.
5) And of course, those same groups never hold a follow-up press conference declaring how wrong they were, if guilt is eventually proven.

It's as sure as the sun rising in the morning....

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moc...

Don't forget Democrat Rep William Jefferson using National Guard Units to take him to his flooded home after Katrina so he could recover $90K of bribe money out of his freezer.... Was there any outcry of using assets needed to rescue people for his personal use from the NAACP types?

NOPE...

Maxine Waters diverted Stim funds to her husbands Bank clearly for personal benefit... Did you hear the NAACP on that one either?

NOPE...

Charlie Rangel censured for illegal acts yet given a standing ovation from his fellow Democrats for DEFYING the censure... NAACP anywhere?

NOPE...

It's a pattern moc. Some will call it a witch hunt others will just look and know.

Don't forget there are those here that decry Joe Kawfi's somewhat course language but yet was strangely silent while Bacon called our Daughter's Crack Whores and stated he hoped they were gang raped outside of a crackhouse..

There was silence from those then, as well.

Like I said it's a pattern.

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I'm amazed that camera crews still show up for their dog-and-pony shows. Still doesn't alter their irrelevance.....

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They have to...moc

...or they get the ***GASP*** Racist label slapped on them and you know what happens next. Out comes Sharpton and Jackson along with the other semi-professional non-working protesters to force some extortion money out of them.

So really they have no choice. Especially not with this Justice Dept and IRS targeting "certain" groups. You certainly do not want to be on the "list" with this President.

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3) You never, ever see embarrassment, admonishment or estrangement from the black community towards these shake-down artists.

Oh really? You read the 'black community' media? You attend 'black' churches? You are privy to 'black' conversations? Talk what you know. I guess I could irresponsibly say that 'you' never admonished Nixon? You are so intent on denigrating persons who acknowledge that we as Americans have an Achilles Heel (racism) - that you have become a huge part of the problem!

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Who is moe?

I guess you are replying to me, you senile old bat, since that was part of what I wrote earlier. Once again, I remind you that you stated here months ago you were done replying to me. Ring a bell? For about the 10th time???? Hmmmm?????

I do happen to be talking what I know. The NAACP and other organizations notified the news media that they would be making a statement and lo and behold cameras showed up. You do get that part don't you that the cameras didn't just happen to be aimed at that street corner, right? Then they went off about how unfair it was, how wonderful old Tyrone is and always has been and chime in that this is just a witch hunt.

I didn't have to see that in a black church or hear it in black conversations. It was on THE NEWS. They use the bully pulpit to denigrate the accusers and excuse the accused. But what they never do is avail themselves of the same bully pulpit to admit their errors and convey their anger at stealing funds that were donated for their own.

Now, who is the problem again grandma? The accused? The excuse makers? The talking heads who never show back up to make things right? Oh no, it's me. The one who points out their failures and consistant patterns.

That is what I know, and what you should know too. But then, you are one of the excuse makers. Oh, would you say hello to Tyrone for me at the next pep rally?????

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Whatever. Get out into the world. ALL WHITE PEOPLE DO NOT THINK LIKE REPUBLICANS; DEMOCRATS; THE KKK; THE WHITE CITIZENS COUNCIL; BAPTISTS; METHODISTS; CATHOLICS. Right? Now hold on . . . .all BLACK PEOPLE DO NOT THINK LIKE SOME MEMBERS OF THE NAACP. Can you understand that? You know very little. . . unless of course you have discussed issues with the entire

Black Diaspora;

any group that has been dispersed outside its traditional homeland, especially involuntarily, as Africans during the trans-Atlantic slave trade.

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DM, shouldn't the Black Diaspora have at least one whitey???

What in the world are you babbling about now? I never said all black people think like members of the NAACP. That must be a scary place to be. Imagine a random thought bouncing around that vacant space that should be your brain. You put more words in other people's mouths that they put there themselves. And now, you're saying I know very little because I haven't discussed issues with another ineffective and symbolic group of big thinkers such as yourself? Do you and the Diaspora ever talk about anything besides race? Talk about a perfect fit for each other.....

Then you transport yourself from the 1950's and 1960's you so love to live in currently, to the time when Africans were involuntarily dispersed from their homeland? You sure spend lots of time in Mr. Peabody's Wayback Machine, don't you? Hopefully that thing will malfunction one day and leave you permanently stuck back in time before Al Gore invented the internet. Buh-bye now....

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The correct term is "African Diaspora". There is no such thing as "Black Diaspora". DM only sees things in black and white, and her obvious hatred of whitey shows greatly in the following comment.

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From DePaul University:

http://las.depaul.edu/diaspora/About/index.asp

The Black Diaspora.

We're the largest Catholic university in the US, and we’ve also been recognized for having​ one of the most diverse student bodies.

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I do happen to be talking what I know. The NAACP and other organizations notified the news media that they would be making a statement and lo and behold cameras showed up. You do get that part don't you that the cameras didn't just happen to be aimed at that street corner, right? Then they went off about how unfair it was, how wonderful old Tyrone is and always has been and chime in that this is just a witch hunt.

I didn't have to see that in a black church or hear it in black conversations. It was on THE NEWS. They use the bully pulpit to denigrate the accusers and excuse the accused. But what they never do is avail themselves of the same bully pulpit to admit their errors and convey their anger at stealing funds that were donated for their own.

They?? Who are you referring too? You got your facts from the NEWS? That is your source of information about all 'black' people? Thank you for that clarification. The scary place to be is in your limited knowledge of current use of the English language. Black people are found in every country on this planet. On the whole, Black people are a very diverse group, except when it comes to being denigrated by simpletons . We're pretty united at laughing at the simpletons as they hold on to their last bit of perceived superiority and privilege because of the color of their skin. Yes sir/mam, you have proven that you know what you are talking about. The experience of the NAACP in this state and in this country has been reported since before you or I were born. If you are using the NAACP as a sample of 'black' reaction to events , maybe I should use the reaction of the White Citizen's Council to validate my information when forming opinions about 'white' reaction.. Thank you.

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DM, sorry for the delayed reply

But, some of us had to work today. I've got responsibilities as a provider, including that family of freeloaders my taxes are supporting.

Let's see now.....my "limited knowledge", "a simpleton", being "laughed at" you say, "superiority and privilege because of my color", being commanded to "talk what you know", "irresponsible", a "huge part of the problem", I "know very little". You are obviously enjoying our little chats here, so let's get to it.

The reality you live with is that I don't have to feel superior to you. You feel it yourself. It is a holdover from your formative years and you know it when you lay down at night. Your discourse here betrays you.

You call people who disagree with you "racist". Reality is you are the admitted racist here.

You call white people "insecure". Reality is you are the one insecure with yourself.

You bring race into every discussion here. Reality is it validates your obsession with it.

You denigrate people here when they recall how Clayton County used to be. Reality is you weren't living here back then and you have no idea what you are talking about, but you feel compelled to champion the Cascade Road area.

You observe whitey on your outings around town and feel compelled to report how we did around minorities at the same functions. Reality is you are searching for acceptance.

You brag about working with teenagers and kids. Reality is you are trying to push your views upon them and while they may not realize it now, one day they will.

You denigrate people who criticize Barry Obama. Reality is you can't fathom criticism as anything but racial hatred, just because he is the same color as you.

You harp about the fact that when you moved here you feared any white man driving a pickup truck. Reality is you still do.

Several of us on here have invited you to leave the past behind and live in the here and now. Reality is you are at home there. Enjoy your Bill Murray "Groundhog Day" existence.....

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I am moe. You moc. What does that make dm? Never mind, don't answer that.

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Hey moe, allow me to answer anyway

Dumb as a box of rocks??? Or possibly, just a completely disconnected excuse-maker for another one of her disgraced civil rights heroes???? Or both????

All you have to do is look at her original premise. She stated about the ongoing IRS controversy of harassing Tea Party groups "....Brooks of Atlanta - it doesn't look like the IRS looked only at 'conservatives'".

She was somehow making the connection of a race hustler being investigated by several agencies including the FBI and the IRS for diverting a million dollars of charitable donations and then being indicted....with the IRS being accused of delaying or denying tax exempt status to dozens of conservative organizations. Those seem the same to her, the same agency accusing and then being accused.....

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DM is either senile

DM is either senile or a progressive planted drone

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DM is either senile or a progressive planted drone

It's the former, and the only explanation for her inane, non-sensical rantings.

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I was at a corporate (AT@T) meeting in Ohio when O J was found innocent. I will never forget the ecstatic reaction from the mostly professional black employees. If You're looking for blind justice with this administration you might as well look for virtue in a brothel

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Let's get something straight here. The black community never made OJ a hero! The white hanger on's and Hertz did this. He played great football - but did very, very little for the 'black' community. We knew what an egotist existed behind his stardom - however, unfortunately LAPD and poor lawyering tried to pin on him a horrific killing that was all too common in LA among drug users and drug dealers. Be thankful that residents of Fayette County are not 'familiar' with this type of crime. He is in jail for a crime he committed. The forensic evidence just didn't convict him of the LA killings. It was not proven that he killed his wife and left his children in the home to discover the bodies in the front yard. The jury was right (They just weren't 'white' enough) Now if you or anyone else comes up with the truth about the horrible killing of Nicole and Goldman - please share. Comparing a reaction to a verdict to this administration is as bad as me assuming that all white men in pick up trucks are evil. Stereotyping is sick.

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moc.. Brooks related his theft of a Million Dollars...

...to his "relentlessness" on pursuing the 1940 lynching of two people.

Yeah Right... I wonder how much of that Million was spent of those families.

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That is exactly the point.

The constant references to and attempts to associate current blame to acts committed decades ago is sickening and pitifully weak. Sounds like someone else we know, huh?

Secondly, the very people that money was supposed to provide much needed help and assistance to are never outraged. The "talking heads" of the black community never take these con artists to task or excoriate them in any way. They just comfortably excuse any actions due to past sins of others and all the great things these criminals have done for the cause.

And some wonder why strides are never made to break out of the cycle.......

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Over 400 "Patriot" groups targeted...

...I think it's pretty clear who the IRS targeted...

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IRS Profiling

The IRS wrongdoing will be harder to pin on Obama with anyone who isn’t immersed in the far right ideology. A Bush appointee actually did the damage and any President has little influence over the IRS since Nixon’s misdeeds enticed Congress to limit presidential control of the agency.

I think the IRS was merely profiling groups it thought would be most likely to use the Citizen’s United ruling for nefarious ends. I also believe the IRS was dead wrong and enormously unfair to engage in this profiling behavior. This should be instructive to everyone who thinks in stereotypes.

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IRS Profiling

The IRS scrutiny of some Tea Party organizations? Is this really something new for this organization? Read what they did in 2004.

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/irs-targeted-naacp-in-2004-91284.html

Maybe under this administration this practice will be stopped. At least this president stated the action is outrageous. What did the president do in 2004?

It took more than two years and a lengthy legal battle for the IRS to drop its case against the NAACP. That was all well before the Supreme Court unleashed a flood of political groups into the IRS pool with its Citizens United decision.
“It caught the IRS completely flatfooted,” Lloyd Mayer, one of the attorneys that represented the NAACP in the case, told POLITICO on Monday. “They had never even thought of the possibility that one of their audit targets would go public and accuse the agency of bias.”

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stf... already shown in emails

...and from the people that did the acts...that "Someone" in the Whitehouse gave the direction for the actions so... nice cover job though.

Sarah Ingram failed upward it would seem. She got a $100k bonus for her "work" in the IRS then was giving the post of Director of Obamacare legislation.

I wonder who made THAT decision? Doubt it was Bush.

btw-Bush was a Progressive too stf. He just wasn't a Marxist. He was a Crony Capitalist. So claiming Bush appointed her means nothing to me.

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Almost tired of saying it... What if....

...this was all done under a Republican President.

Remember when every Democrat couldn't wait to get in front of a Camera to denounce Bush's Energy policies when gas briefly hit $3 bucks a gallon after Katrina... and what are they now?

Remember those same Democrats screaming over Katrina and FEMA? Yet where were they over Sandy?

Gitmo? Ditto..

Body-counts on TV every night? Silence now.

Screams over the Patriot Act...then. Now?

Democrats claimed Bush was listening in to phone calls... Under this President AP press phones are tapped without a Court Order by the DOJ????

Benghazi, IRS and Wiretaps of the Press.

If we really had a Unbiased Media it would not have taken this long for them to have gotten to the bottom of this. Instead they assisted in the cover up. reporting over and over the Whitehouse talking points and disinformation.

If there where just one Woodward or Bernstein out there we would already have found out that they LIED.

That they KNEW.

That they opted to COVER IT ALL UP.

But sadly they are so far in Bed with this President any closer they would have to go to Minnesota to get married.

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Right on S. Lindsey!

"If we really had a Unbiased Media it would not have taken this long for them to have gotten to the bottom of this. Instead they assisted in the cover up. reporting over and over the White House talking points and disinformation".

I will never forget or forgive the socialist media for their crimes against Conservatives and working class Americans.

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ABC news

Interesting, I always considered ABC news to be part of the mainstream media.

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Bengahzi was 8 months just when did ABC come on board?

Oh that's right just last month.. Yep that's hard hitting journalism all right.

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Keep your eye on the prize

The conservatives have Obama in a defensive posture and have limited his ability to govern since he must place all of his energies on defense. I would think that this would be reassuring to those who distrust him. Playing the "the press is unfair" card seems a bit wimpy, don't you think? It is sort of like Hillary Clinton complaining of the "vast right wing conspiracy" against Bill in 1998.

Conservatives might do well to keep their eyes on the prize and prosecute the obvious offensive strategy instead of being crybabies about unfairness. Fox News plays this card constantly, but it doesn't seem to work effectively except among the true believers. Winning the next election requires assistance from those who have only sipped the Kool-Aid to join the guzzlers.

However, this is merely a suggestion coming from an outsider with no dog in the fight. I am a pragmatist interested in whatever works, not a certain ideology. It is entertaining to watch!

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The failure of our Government is not entertaining stf...

...and the failure of the Media to be the watchdogs that they claimed to be is not either.

If we do not have a fair and honest press then who do we have to keep Government from spiraling out of control?

No One and that has become obvious in the last several weeks..

But keep on being entertained there stf.

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Bring in the Clowns

Actually, both parties seem intent on entertaining rather than governing. No serious legislator would select Nancy Pelosi or Mitch McConnell to lead them because neither has credibility outside their office doors. I can only assume that entertainment is the goal.

The good news for us as citizens is that their gridlock prevents them from passing new laws to restrict our freedoms further.

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"The good news for us as citizens is that their gridlock prevents them from passing new laws to restrict our freedoms further."

If only this were so, but they have abdicated Congressional power to the burgeoning Federal bureaucracy and sealed the fate of our future to tyranny.

"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny." - T. Jefferson

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I fear you are correct

Observer - Alas, I fear you are right. We citizens seem never to elude the clutches of those (from every political stripe) who would mold us to their ideals rather than allow us to choose our own.

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Everyday another "secret" is released on Bengazhi

Now we learn that in emails, 94 pages of them, days after the event that not only did the Administration know what happened they also knew Al Qaeda was involved and had warnings weeks in advance.

We also just now are discovering that they removed all reference of Al Qaeda, Terror or Terrorist from the talking points to make us believe it was over a stupid You Tube Video.

Remember when we reported that there was a Drone overhead watching the entire event... and the Democrats, even on here, and the Whitehouse said that was all a lie that there was no Drone. Now we know there was, in fact, a Drone.

So who was watching?

We also reported that a quick Reaction Force was en-route and was told to "Stand Down." Again the Whitehouse and Democrats all said there was no such force. We have now learned that there was, in fact, a Reaction Force and there was a order to Stand Down.

Who Gave it?

We reported that the Whitehouse was advised of the ON GOING attack specifically President Obama and he simply told others to handle it and went to bed.. The Whitehouse and Democrats all said that was a lie too. We now know he was, in fact, advised and did leave the Situation Room and never came back or asked did the Ambassador survive.

Where was he?

We reported that the report issued from the Whitehouse that came from the operatives in the field had been heavily edited and major points taken out. The Whitehouse and Democrats said that too was a lie and the only edit was just a semantic edit changing the word Consulate. We now know that they made 12 edits. Edits that changed the very nature of the report itself blaming it all on a video and demonstrations gone out of control. Demonstrations that did not occur.

Who made the edits?

We reported that even after the Whitehouse KNEW that this was a Terror attack they still sent Susan Rice out to lie over and over for two weeks. The Whitehouse and Democrats said again that this was a lie, that she gave the best information she had available. We now know yet again, that Whitehouse knew within 24 hrs that this was a Terror attack yet still they pushed her out there spinning the official talking points.

Who gave her the talking points?

We reported that Ambassador Stevens was in an area he should not have been without sufficient security and had just had dinner with a known Terrorist just before the attacks and we surmised that we (US) had been giving weapons to the Syrians through cut-outs in Libya and those weapons had falling into Al Qaeda's hands and in fact, he was out trying to retrieve them. The Whitehouse and Democrats all said this was a lie and a conspiracy theory. We now know that, in fact, we were trafficking weapons into Libya for Syrian rebels and the shipment was, in fact, intercepted by Al Qaeda.

Who authorized the weapons shipments to the Syrian Rebels?

So many lies.

So much Cover Up.

Can we fundamentally trust a Government that cannot tell us the truth about anything?

Can we fundamentally trust a Government that believes it is better to cover up incidents rather then face the fact that mistakes were made?

Can we fundamentally trust a Government that continues to lie to us in the face of so many facts?

If we cannot trust our own Government then where are we and what do we do?

Now that is a question I would really like an answer to.

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obama has turned Washington D.C. into a sewer

Just like his Democrat predecessor, Bill Clinton, who turned the White House into his own little perverted whore house, obama has managed to now turn Washington into a sewer. No one in this administration can be trusted any longer. The thuggery, criminal behavior, and outright lying starts at the top with barry the incredible incompetent liar and chief thug.

‘Private Citizen’ Sebelius Solicits Obamacare ‘Donations’

This is hardly the first time Sebelius has engaged in questionable, or outright illegal, practices, in the interest of promoting Obamacare and the man who spearheaded its passage. The U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) ruled last summer, without much fanfare from a press corps that wasn’t feeling particularly inquisitive at the time, that Sebelius violated federal law by using her official position to campaign for Obama. The OSC wrote that she “violated the Hatch Act’s prohibition against using official authority or influence to affect the results of an election.”

The chief-thug-in-office is illegitimate; a bastard president, if you will. He and his brownshirts had to use intimidation, thuggery, lying, and cover-ups to prevent the public from knowing who he really is and what he was up to. The American people would not have voted this lying wretch into office had they had all of the information. In essence, obama suppressed the vote and doesn't deserve to be in office.

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Joe Kawfi wrote:

The chief-thug-in-office is illegitimate; a bastard president, if you will. He and his brownshirts had to use intimidation, thuggery, lying, and cover-ups to prevent the public from knowing who he really is and what he was up to. The American people would not have voted this lying wretch into office had they had all of the information. In essence, obama suppressed the vote and doesn't deserve to be in office.

Well, at least you didn't call him a a "jagoff/jaggoff". You are a man of much anger, that's for sure.