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Senate Hearing on Benghazi Infuriates Boxer
Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 25 Jan 2013 | John Semmens

Posted on 01/26/2013 12:49:56 AM PST by John Semmens

Senator Barbara Boxer (D-Calif) stormed out of the Senate Hearing into the deaths of the US Ambassador to Libya and others. The spark that ignited her fury was Senator Rand Paul's (R-Ken) questioning of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

“Rather than let her retire from her post with dignity, Paul insists on poking around into performance issues that have no relevance at this late date,” Boxer complained. “Maybe Secretary Clinton should have taken a greater interest in security for the Ambassador and his staff, but as she so artfully asked, what difference does that make now? Isn't it just 'Monday morning quarterbacking?' I mean, she's already accepted full responsibility, does she have to accept blame, as well?”

Boxer pointed out that “accepting responsibility is more than her husband did in that whole Monica Lewinski mess. If we can move on from that why can't we move on from this? Is there a sexist double standard at work?”

“I just can't get past how improper it is for a person of Paul's minimal qualifications to be challenging one of the best, if not the best, Secretaries of State in one of the best, if not the best, Administrations this country has ever seen,” Boxer marveled.

The California Senator said she was “somewhat comforted by the widespread media agreement that none of the Republicans has the requisite standing and stature to question this great woman.”

if you missed any of this week's other semi-news/semi-satire posts you can find them at...

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/Opinion/127210-2013-01-25-semi-news-a-satire-of-recent-news-january-27-2013.htm


TOPICS: Humor
KEYWORDS: 113th; barbaraboxer; benghazi; benghazigraphic; benghazihearings; clinton; hillaryhearing; leonpanetta; libya; satire; soshillary; waronterror; whatdifference

1 posted on 01/26/2013 12:50:12 AM PST by John Semmens
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2 posted on 01/26/2013 12:53:16 AM PST by John Semmens
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3 posted on 01/26/2013 12:54:17 AM PST by John Semmens
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4 posted on 01/26/2013 12:55:18 AM PST by John Semmens
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To: John Semmens

Don’t call Box ‘o Rocks, Ma’am!
BTTT


5 posted on 01/26/2013 1:06:44 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: John Semmens

How dare they question her. She’s Secretary of State. They are mere senators.

They should watch their steps. Obama is making his list and checking it twice.


6 posted on 01/26/2013 1:08:08 AM PST by marron
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To: John Semmens

The regime-wide COVER-UP to protect 0bama’s re-election bid has no relevance now? Is there an expiration date on justice when four Americans are abandoned to die by their president too?


7 posted on 01/26/2013 1:18:13 AM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: John Semmens
WHO ISSUED THE 'STAND-DOWN' ORDER ?"

Obama is solely responsible for this.

Let's look at some of the facts.
So, let us remember. For a better understanding of the issue, read HISTORY of Mohammed ( spelled variously; Mahomet, Muhammed, Mehmet, etc. ). then watch William Federer explain it, from Jan. 25, 2012 at CC Chino Hills, CA. It's a MUST WATCH for everyone,Christians, Athiests and even Muslims!

As retired military myself, I've seen the damage of "keeping secrets" about bad leaders.
Obama is EVIL, pure and simple.
Please watch Glenn Beck with Trevor Loudon & his book "Barack Obama and the Enemies Within".
Then watch the 29 minute 13 seconds video Trevor Loudon- An Urgent (and chilling) Message for America.

Obama may be feigning "incompetence," thinking he's too sly, being a "wolf in sheep's clothing" since his mentoring was from Fabian Fascism..
The "Establishment Republicans" will probably NOT want to IMPEACH the TREASONIST Barack Hussein Obama II.
But it's better for the country that Obama suffer the penalty, the strongest penalty for his actions, and his inactions.
Let's look at the Presidential Oaths of Office.
Now who among us really believes Obama did any of that ?
To Obama, that was "Just words. Just speeches! "
Damn him ! Damn him to hell !

I'll finish this with asking you to read Watch the 18 minute 56 second documentary video "Absolutely Uncertain" at "theBLAZE.com" or on YouTube.com, narrated by Irina, the 23-year-old “Jewish New Yorker” and a former Obama supporter .

One other suggestion, read DID OBAMA WANT STEVENS DEAD?
The language is a little abrasive, but spot on.
8 posted on 01/26/2013 1:18:56 AM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: John Semmens
Not just for you, but for all.
Like I said before.
Military Scramble Order Overseas:
First, I've got over 26 years working in military control towers, most of them as the watch supervisor/crew chief on duty.
Scrambling aircraft to respond to urgent situations normally starts at the North American Aerospace Defense Command.
The scramble order comes down through a secured phone call on a direct line.
In the attack on the U.S. embassy on Benghazi, the drone control would have been from MacDill AFB, FL, by U.S. Central Command, and would have been in direct contact, or maybe even remote control to the situation room in the White House.
Watch this 4 minute 48 second video Inside the Situation Room.
The pResident SHOULD HAVE issued to order to scramble fighters to Benghazi, to get there in minimum time.
Then he SHOULD HAVE issued a second order scrambling AC-130 gunships to respond to Benghazi, and have them stand by for more orders. This should have been controlled by the pResident, who should have monitored and responded with guidance from his Situation Room, Read
9 posted on 01/26/2013 1:20:33 AM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: John Semmens

What planet is this bitch on? The person responsible should be fired and all benefits voided in all manners. If Clinton said she is responsible she should be fired and tossed out into the street just like anyone holding a public or private job would be. This Clinton broad is not above the law and she needs to be made aware of it to!


10 posted on 01/26/2013 1:21:10 AM PST by Plumberman27
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To: John Semmens
That is THE QUESTION,
and if you know anything about government security and government intelligence, Hillary is there to divert attention FROM THAT QUESTION.

Like Rush said: Now we know that Obama was in the room watching Benghazi attack live.

I know from experience in the government (over 30 years) that the communication system allows for IMMEDIATE NOTIFICATION to the SITUATION ROOM,
as well as other agencies, of notification of a critical situation such as this.
I'm sure technology has changed and only gotten better since I retired, but read this with focus on
Know that we were warned of this.
This has been planned for a VERY LONG TIME.
11 posted on 01/26/2013 1:25:50 AM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: John Semmens

““Rather than let her retire from her post with dignity, Paul insists on poking around into performance issues that have no relevance at this late date,” Boxer complained.”

But, Ms. Boxer, it has a great deal of relevance to many people.

““Maybe Secretary Clinton should have taken a greater interest in security for the Ambassador and his staff, but as she so artfully asked, what difference does that make now?”

Because, Ms. Boxer, someday Ms. Clinton will want to run for President. And this will help to highlight her “qualifications” for the job so that, hopefully, she will never be president.


12 posted on 01/26/2013 1:33:17 AM PST by Ben 59
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To: John Semmens

The new Florence of Arabia?


13 posted on 01/26/2013 1:38:56 AM PST by count-your-change (you don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough)
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To: John Semmens

I can’t believe they are getting away with this “What does it matter now?”. It matters - accepting full responsibility in no way disqualifies Paul from asking all the question he likes. What everybody really wants to know is - was this just a error in judgement or did she, Obama or anyone else make a callous decision to abandon these folks because it did not suit their politcial agenda to intervene.

Mel


14 posted on 01/26/2013 2:01:49 AM PST by melsec (Once a Jolly Swagman camped by a Billabong....)
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To: John Semmens

I can’t believe they are getting away with this “What does it matter now?”. It matters - accepting full responsibility in no way disqualifies Paul from asking all the question he likes. What everybody really wants to know is - was this just a error in judgement or did she, Obama or anyone else make a callous decision to abandon these folks because it did not suit their politcial agenda to intervene.

Mel


15 posted on 01/26/2013 2:02:04 AM PST by melsec (Once a Jolly Swagman camped by a Billabong....)
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To: John Semmens

Thanks, John, for the ping. Good satire of a really awful situation.


16 posted on 01/26/2013 2:27:28 AM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: John Semmens

Thank you for another excellent semi-satire. On the good news front, today at work, an Obamaite who is also retired military, got her first raise in the price of her tri-care. I tried to tell her he hates the military and she thought I was the looney one. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t want tri-care messed with. My point is you can’t tell an uninformed voter a damn thing.


17 posted on 01/26/2013 2:30:09 AM PST by pnut22
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To: John Semmens

I love your approach John. No one else can write this stuff and make the reader believe what he’s reading is not satire. Of course, it’s so close to reality, even I’m sometimes lulled into believing it’s real even as I’ve read hundreds of your posts.


18 posted on 01/26/2013 3:11:55 AM PST by driftless2
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To: John Semmens
" I mean, she's already accepted full responsibility, does she have to accept blame, as well?”

YES. For American's died because of her incompetence. Yes, she has to accept the blame. If she didn't know what she was getting into when she accepted the role, then that makes her a stupid, incompetent accessory to murder.

19 posted on 01/26/2013 3:23:19 AM PST by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: John Semmens
To paraphrase the words of my dear departed Father..
"That woman is crazier than a shit-house rat."...and much more dangerous.
20 posted on 01/26/2013 3:51:17 AM PST by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum -- "The Taliban is inside the building")
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To: John Semmens
Remember the Democraps standard of Accountability to Trent Lott? He made a comment at a private Birthday Party: "If Senator Thurmond had been elected President when he sought that office, he probably would have been a good president."

For that comment, the Democraps forced him to resign as Senate Majority Leader because his comment was a racist remark!

Now we have a Secretary of State that has taken responsibility for the Bengazi fiasco and when anyone seeks a modicum of Accountability, Boxer gets her shorts in a wad for the questioning of her relative by marriage. THE FACT IS:  photo TRUST4_zpsd5f22995.jpg
21 posted on 01/26/2013 6:08:26 AM PST by leprechaun9
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Hee, hee. Snicker


22 posted on 01/26/2013 6:20:02 AM PST by Arrowhead1952 (0 bummer inherited a worse economy in 2012 than he did in 2008.)
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To: leprechaun9

...and YES Ms. Boxer shorts this DOES MATTER!!!! Doesn’t it bother YOU that 4 people are DEAD????? Oh of course, “What difference does it make...” stupid, stupid libs not a full brain within them all...least of all bambaboy....


23 posted on 01/26/2013 6:22:28 AM PST by HarleyLady27 (Get the USA out of the UN then get the UN out of the USA; send bamaboy back to Kenya ASAP!!!!)
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To: pnut22
. . . I don’t want tri-care messed with. My point is you can’t tell an uninformed voter a damn thing.

I don't want TRICARE messed with either, but looks like the prime is going away after Sep of this year. We really like the way it makes thing easy. I warned several misinformed voters about him getting reelected too, but they didn't listen. They still believe Sarah Palin said "I can see Russia from my house".

24 posted on 01/26/2013 6:28:14 AM PST by Arrowhead1952 (0 bummer inherited a worse economy in 2012 than he did in 2008.)
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To: John Semmens

Needs “satire” in thread title.


25 posted on 01/26/2013 6:33:44 AM PST by Homer_J_Simpson ("Every nation has the government that it deserves." - Joseph de Maistre (1753-1821))
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To: John Semmens
"I mean, she's already accepted full responsibility, does she have to accept blame, as well?”

spot on...

26 posted on 01/26/2013 6:48:37 AM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: John Semmens
"I mean, she's already accepted full responsibility, does she have to accept blame, as well?”

ROTFL!

27 posted on 01/26/2013 7:25:39 AM PST by Alex Murphy ("If you are not firm in faith, you will not be firm at all" - Isaiah 7:9)
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To: John Semmens

Yuh had to ping us what? 1, 2, 3 times?

LOL!


28 posted on 01/26/2013 7:27:05 AM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Homer_J_Simpson; John Semmens
Needs “satire” in thread title.

Which is why it's such excellent satire, IMO. I say leave it off. The comments are far better when the label is missing!

29 posted on 01/26/2013 7:29:46 AM PST by Alex Murphy ("If you are not firm in faith, you will not be firm at all" - Isaiah 7:9)
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To: John Semmens

Why are you appending your satire with “if you missed any of this week’s other semi-news/semi-satire posts you can find them at... “???

Funny as hell your posts are but, no reason to end it with your satire link.

Well, cept if yooz trying to get more hits at your paper.

Thanks for you continued posts.

Heelarryus!


30 posted on 01/26/2013 7:30:46 AM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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This one obviously touches a nerve John. That they would conduct themselves so callously and with such arrogance is deeply offensive. That it looks like they will literally get away with murder is outrageous.

Couldn’t you have painted a picture that included someone spilling water on the hildebeast and she starting to melt?


31 posted on 01/26/2013 7:35:38 AM PST by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: John Semmens

How about questioning performance issues on Senate democrats, like FAILING to pass a budget for the past 3 years as is legally required.

Rand Paul should introduce lega\islation that if the Chamber fails to meets it’s constitutional/legal duties the body should be deemed invalid and no pay/benefits forthcoming until remedied.


32 posted on 01/26/2013 7:54:53 AM PST by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great natiorn is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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How about questioning performance issues on Senate democrats, like FAILING to pass a budget for the past 3 years as is legally required.

Rand Paul should introduce legislation that if the Chamber fails to meets it’s constitutional/legal duties the body should be deemed invalid and no pay/benefits forthcoming until remedied.


33 posted on 01/26/2013 7:55:29 AM PST by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great natiorn is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: John Semmens
hillary clinton not now ambassador benghazi liar


hillary bitch video clinton cigar intern
    ↑ Click to see the video (Bawdy Language Warning!) ↑

34 posted on 01/26/2013 8:27:27 AM PST by Bon mots (Abu Ghraib: 47 Times on the front page of the NY Times | Benghazi: 2 Times)
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To: John Semmens

Excellent Satire again John. Thanks for the ping.

I’ve been going to your site when I can as I’ve been quite busy this Winter playin’ Reagan with my chainsaw, and knowing I was missing many of your works. Thanks for them all. Keep up the good work.


35 posted on 01/26/2013 10:42:49 AM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: John Semmens
FU, Ma'am.
36 posted on 01/26/2013 11:09:48 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (TYRANNY: When the people fear the politicians. LIBERTY: When the politicians fear the people.)
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To: John Semmens

Stevens got what he deserved.. messing around with well known flaming traitors..
True of ALL State Department employees.. and has been for decades..


37 posted on 01/26/2013 11:40:13 AM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: marron

“How dare they question her. She’s Secretary of State. They are mere senators.”

So true. Hillary left her lowly Senate seat to take this lofty position, plus there have been far more Senators in U.S. history than SOS’s. The fact that Senators have to be elected statewide—no mean feat—and are responsible for approving the nomination of every SOS in history clearly are minor details that shouldn’t stand in the way of the conclusion that these uppity Senators don’t even deserve to shine her shoes (or is it jackboots?).


38 posted on 01/26/2013 12:53:26 PM PST by DrC
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To: Arrowhead1952

I know Sarah Palin didn’t say that, but even if she had it makes a lot more sense that the crap Hilary spewed at the hearings.


39 posted on 01/26/2013 4:58:39 PM PST by pnut22
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To: John Semmens

“Rather than let her retire from her post with dignity
she means escape without prosecution


40 posted on 01/27/2013 3:34:25 AM PST by ronnie raygun ( Lexington / Concord, America's first gun grab attempt)
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To: John Semmens

“Rather than let her retire from her post with dignity
she means escape without prosecution


41 posted on 01/27/2013 3:44:53 AM PST by ronnie raygun ( Lexington / Concord, America's first gun grab attempt)
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To: John Semmens
“Rather than let her retire from her post with dignity
she means escape without prosecution. Dignity does not exist when it comes to discribing these criminals
42 posted on 01/27/2013 3:47:30 AM PST by ronnie raygun ( Lexington / Concord, America's first gun grab attempt)
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