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Posted on 06/10/2013 8:55:46 PM PDT by Windflier
I've been seeing a lot of theories lately about the veritable avalanche of scandals dropping from the Obama administration. Some posit that the administration itself is leaking these blockbuster revelations in order to push more damaging scandals off the front page, and off the public's radar.
I'm not so sure, although poster txhurl offered one of the better theories I've seen, on another thread tonight.
He posits that Camp Hillary may be behind these leaks, as no one but her could benefit as much by getting the Benghazi scandal off the front pages, and off the public's radar.
Possible -- possible...but, let us not forget that some of what's coming out, casts a severely negative light on her tenure as SofS. Are we seeing an internal political war, using scandalous leaks as missiles? Perhaps, but I'm not convinced that's the case.
In my view, there's every possibility that it could have started that way, but it's spiraled out of control, and like a box of firecrackers going off one by one, it's taken on a life of its own. One points a finger at this one, who then causes a counter leak in retaliation, which injures a third and fourth party, who then fire their own fusillades of return fire, which then lights up a battery in a wholly different branch of government, which then causes all sorts of apparatchiks to run for cover while taking their files and hard drives as insurance against attack....ad infinitum.
In my view, the regime isn't leaking these damaging scandals on purpose. I believe we're witnessing the Great Unraveling....the wheels coming off the bus...the rats jumping ship....in short, a full blown meltdown of concentrated evil such as this country has never seen before.
It's the Scandalanche.
Considering there is nothing beyond either Clinton or Jarret, anything, no matter how unlikely, can be either the truth itself or a part of the truth.
People just need to stop with the ‘tinfoil accusations’ (not you Windy) and read 1984...because the powers that be use it for a how to manual.
“What say you?”
I don’t think it’s Her Thighness because all of this bad publicity puts a serious hurt on the Democrat brand thus damaging its prospects.
I just pray you’re right about the great unraveling.
Can’t wait for Benghazi Barry to get his.
Consider that the Dems turned on her for Obama...And she is as Mercinary as it gets.
Scandalanche: Is that when the OBAMASCAMS are piled so high they reach a TIPPING POINT ?
It has been proven that if one finds the right ‘meme’, it becomes very popular, even with idiots. Scandalanche might be one of those. Might be as popular as hula-hoops.
Trying to get amnesty passed?
“What say you?”
I say that all this is part of Hussein’s weakening of America. He’s trying to make the CIA, NSA, FBI, IRS, etc., impotent. Their credibility is being eroded systematically. With the exception of Benghazi (a true scandal that is being covered up) everything has been leaked through the leftist MSM. Hussein’s Muslim friends around the world must be very pleased.
I agree, but I think we've got our faces too close to the pixels to see the big picture. If you step back, I think you can see that the regime has clearly lost control of events. They're back-pedaling and sounding patently ridiculous with what few explanations they're offering.
Like a game of whack-a-mole, no sooner do they get one thing to quiet down for a day or two, when an even bigger scandal drops like an anvil on Wile Coyote's head.
I think they've clearly lost control, and are headed into bunker mode. These scandals are some of the most egregious violations of the public trust we've seen in our lifetimes. Forget comparisons to Watergate. We need a new word to describe it, which is why I dreamed up the term, Scandalanche tonight.
I like your logic, but do we really give Hildy credit for having that sort of wisdom? Dunno. I mean, I really do not know. She and her inner circle could be so blinded with rage at the 'other' camp, that they're not thinking about the brand -- just vengeance.
we need a good scandal involving the press so they get outed. It is enough to yammer, “if Geo. Bush said that or this” as I hear here and daily on Rush, but until something forces them to report to the low information voter what is going on, these scandalanches will be un noticed.
> I say that all this is part of Husseins weakening of America. Hes trying to make the CIA, NSA, FBI, IRS, etc., impotent. Their credibility is being eroded systematically. With the exception of Benghazi (a true scandal that is being covered up) everything has been leaked through the leftist MSM. Husseins Muslim friends around the world must be very pleased.
Who says (George Soro’s) money can’t buy you everything?...; )
I think the theory is contained in the play on words. An avalanche can be triggered by just one small event, such as a small boulder going over the edge of a mountainside.
This all could have started as a result of an internal struggle between two warring factions in the Democrat camp. Like I said above, one fires at an opponent, and the fallout causes multiple return fire, which then sets off a chain reaction in other nearby camps. Pretty soon, you've got a barroom brawl, and everyone's nose gets bloodied.
Oh don’t get me wrong. I agree it’s out of control. But that too could well be the idea. Unleash total chaos and then ride in with an obamacare omnibus solution to save the day. Never let a good dozen scandals go to waste!
NOTHING would shock me. Nothing.
1. The nation spying on everyone of us.
2. mysterious technology almost beyond our imagination.
3. A young attractive high school dropout/computer expert with a beautiful girlfriend, who risks it all to warn the people. And then runs for his life.
4. Possible foreign intrigue with China involved.
5. Hints by the leaker that he has only revealed the tip of the iceberg.
6. The whole political landscape roiled by the leak. Liberals and conservatives realigning alliances.
This story has all the making of a blockbuster series on television. A mystery thriller. It's just too pat. It's too juicy. All of the other scandals are boring.
> These scandals are some of the most egregious violations of the public trust we’ve seen in our lifetimes. Forget comparisons to Watergate.
In our lifetimes? Try history of the world and it’s all happened on the Magic Negroe’s watch. He confirmed our worst fears about when that day would come and it’s actually worse than I ever envisioned it.
I've heard that theory too, but consider this: Karl Rove's Crossroads org is running pro-amnesty commercials day and night on every conservative radio station. Can't keep the subject out of the limelight doing that!
I like it, Windflier, and I hope you're right.
I think we’re seeing some opening salvos in a political war of succession, Dixie vs. Chicago.
If both sides fight back and forth relentlessly, finally falling on the last day at the same time then the USA as a whole will be immensely tired, but the better for it.
It will be ChicagoMultiCulti vs. DixieLesbo, essentially.
And at the end of the day, most Americans are going to look at him and say, "Hang on a minute. Aren't you their BOSS??"
That's a suicidal move for any chief executive.
I think it’s nothing more than incompetence finally getting exposed. I’ve seen a similar pattern in Beijing. Incompetence of State-owned Enterprises in China continues to run smoothly until a negative story appears in the Western media. Then high-level Beijing officials go into cover-up mode trying to hide other scandals. But then to avoid responsibility they start searching for scapegoats and blame low-level employees for problems. Then low-level officials respond by saying I was just taking orders and then they start leaking stories too. That’s what happens when everyone you employ is a snake.
There's already plenty there to hang them on, if someone were to tie it all together and make the case. I don't know how many reports I've seen about media folks being cowed and even threatened by this regime.
Where there's smoke, there's fire.
The obvious choice is that this is a Cloward-Piven strategy.
He’s knocked the legs out from under everything we’ve ever believed in, or trusted.
It’s about destroying religion (attacks on Israel, and against Catholics via ObamaCare); undermining of the Supreme Court as arbiter of law; State Department scandals; ruining the automakers; demonizing wealthy and successful people; ruining the integrity of the IRS, the medical industry; demoralizing the military, security and intelligence agencies; calling into question the integrity of the judicial system with things like the Trayvon case; helping our enemies abroad (Egypt, Libya, Iran, Syrian ‘rebels’).
He promised to transform America.
He didn’t say you’d like it.
I think we on the right can be myopic. What we consider scandalous, the leftists do not. It’s not about Benghazi. It is a few people who got fed up, and so others are feeling braver to spill the beans, and also Obama is a lame duck, and the media is concerned more with preparing the way for 2016. The past few weeks have been unprecedented for Obama. He has never seen this many negative stories in the liberal MSM.
If that's the master plan, it's about the worst one I think I've ever heard of. This avalanche of scandals is weakening the credibility of the regime in the eyes of people who've (until now) held out Hope that Obama would still bring the Change he promised, and that they voted for.
I don't believe his useful idiots hate the country like he does. They hired him because they thought he'd usher in a 'better' America. They really did buy into that fantasy. Now that they see what damage he and his administration are wreaking to the foundational pillars of their country and their very lives, a lot of them are growing cold, if not outraged.
In short, he's destroying his support amongst those who've propped him up the previous five years. This can't end well for him.
Yep. Cornered Rats can get vicious. Lots of folks might get bit and scratched and much worse.
The fact remains, some major house-cleaning is long over-due in both parties.
Jay Sekulo from american center for law and justice just brought up an excellent point- Dear leader will NOT say we are in a war on terrorists, yet her turns aroudn and exherts his war powers to spy on Americans- He won’t use them to spy on terrorists, but he certainly will use them to spy on his ‘Enemies’- Meaning Us- which he has called American citizens over and over again-
Well, you have to take each scandal case by case. The NSA PRISM bullsh*t is from neither party. Some guy from within decided to bust that one out.
and now the State Dept. employing rapists and whore-seekers. If any of the above scandals were pushed by Hillary trying to get Benghazi off the front page, then I am betting this latest revelation is Obama’s retaliation. Hillary ran the State Dept. like a frat house.
Three little letters ... C.I.A. ... Don’t cross them. No matter who you are.
I think it’s no coincidence that there’s a Department of State scandal dump in the midst of the Obama scandalanche. For Hillary, all this talk of prostitution and cover-up and other State Department improprieties will be “old news” when she declares herself a candidate.
It may be a two-parter: IRS and AP scandals was leaked out by the administration to distract from the BIG ONE - Benghazi. However alot of the other scandals looks like elements within the government, namely CIA guys were pissed off by Obama or those who just still love the country who dont like what they see and want Obama out and so they are just week after week releasing damaging stuff and eventually will bring whatever the darkest secret out in the end that people will be so overwhelmed by this administration that people will have to go
“If that’s the master plan, it’s about the worst one I think I’ve ever heard of. “
Consider who these things involve...
And the communist goals to bring America down from within? Scandal, division, reaction from the people - erode the confidence in government...Destabilization
Sounds like it is in play.
That was my first thought when the NSA stuff started dribbling out last week.
I'm hoping there are some, at least a few patriots, left in the government.
Yes, Muslims are good at this sort of thing: committing suicide while destroying others.
the fella leadign hte congressional hearings, cummings, just said that the IRS case has been solved and it’s tiem to move on— it’s funny how democrats investigating democrats can never find any wrong doing even when it’s starign them in the face- I expect we’ll be hearign from holder again that in his secodn roudn of investigatiosn he again foudn no evidence of wrong doing-
The power and might of the IRS was used to cow and suppress the perceived political enemies of the regime. Any dingbat liberal with two brain cells to rub together can figure out that when the Republicans are up to bat, they could do the same thing to them.
The DOJ's spying on the AP had to send a chill down the spines of every liberal, who quietly understand that the media is the de facto propaganda wing of the Democrat party.
A lot of libs have served in the military and other government services. How do you think they felt about our Ambassador and our military guys being left to die in Benghazi? I can guarantee you, that that incident jerked some of them back to reality.
And what about all of the sputtering and shirking of responsibility coming out of the White House recently? Obama hasn't even been able to blame George Bush or the Republicans during this onslaught of revelations. Do you not think that some libs are disillusioned and demoralized by their Deal Fuhrer's inability to "get to the bottom of this", or kick ass and take names on the guilty parties? Do you not think that a lot of them are sitting there stunned by the continuing deluge of scandal after scandal?
I think all of this is having a cumulative effect on not just us, but everyone in the country.
In our lifetimes? Try history of the world and its all happened on the Magic Negroes watch.
That's all part of his master plan. These scandals are too.
What I am waiting for is yet another leak, that being there are firm plans in place to declare martial law.
The "securing" of American cities will start shortly thereafter (and, no, I do not wear tinfoil on my head).
Great graphic. Thanks!
I'm leaning that direction, too. Remember one of the original campaign issues, that Obama had very little government leadership experience? What was it--two years in the Senate? He had to rely on his experience as a "community organizer". So he surrounds himself with political insiders and buddies that smell a power vacuum and take advantage of it. The classic story of a boy king.
And the American people are coming to the realization that it all happened on his watch, and that he is ultimately the source of that destruction.
In time, the vast majority of Americans will come to revile this man as no other in our history.
Perhaps not the true leftists, but the useful idiots and Hopers are sure becoming downcast about all this.
He's fast losing the godlike aura that those supporters projected on him five years ago, as they see conditions in their own lives continuing to worsen, and scandal of historic stature coming out of his administration.
I know that pollsters have insisted that the public is universally pissed about what's going on, but that they're NOT attaching these events to Obama, but I think it's a crock. Every day, I'm seeing more and more libtards express real outrage and horror about what's going on in the Obama admin.
Thanks. I do get the occasional lightning bolt of inspiration :-)
Amen. I've got a wish list of Repukes I'd like to fire, starting with McCain and Graham.
You don't really even have to be particularly patriotic. All you have to be is a 10, 20, or 30 year CIA veteran who doesn't particularly like an incredibly inexperienced "community organizer" presuming to tell you how to do your job, and then blaming you when he (predictably) screws it all up.
That is perhaps the most egregious and evil breach of the public trust we've seen so far. If the NSA and other gov't agencies were properly using these vast and omnipotent powers for the good of the country, there wouldn't have been a single domestic terror incident on Obama's watch.
It's as plain as the nose on your face, that their powers of intelligence gathering are MORE than sufficient to have stopped Maj. Hasan, the Tsarnaev brothers, and others, but they didn't.
Why? Because that's not who the regime defines as their enemies. Their enemies are you and I, and any American who believes in the words of the Pledge of Allegiance and the Constitution.
Not if Valerie Jarrett has anything to say about it.
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