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Democrats Say Benghazi Is Old News Unworthy of Further Concern
Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 2 May 2014 | John Semmens

Posted on 05/02/2014 10:05:03 PM PDT by John Semmens

The revelation of Obama Administration memos proving that it knowingly perpetrated a fraudulent cover story blaming a little watched video for the attack on the US Benghazi Consulate is, according to former National Security Council Spokesman Tommy Vietor, “old news unworthy of further concern.”

“Look Dude,” Vietor told Fox News' Bret Baier, “all that happened like two years ago. There's nothing anybody can do about it now. I think former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton established that it doesn't make any difference at this point.”

Vietor also defended the State Department's and White House's pivot toward protecting the Administration from damaging political fall out. “While it was sad that four Americans died in Benghazi, the greater threat to the Administration from the domestic insurgency led by Mitt Romney had to be dealt with in a decisive manner,” Vietor argued. “The four casualties we suffered in Benghazi was a minor setback. A loss to Romney would've had far graver impacts for the President and his program. Even in hindsight, I think we made the right choice.”

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif) echoed Vietor's perspective and called continued GOP interest in the topic “a baldfaced attempt to divert people's attention from the headway this Administration is making. They don't want voters to know that over 8 million have signed up for the Affordable Care Act's new health insurance. They don't want voters to know that unemployment has dropped to its lowest level since the President took office. It's the same old 'dirty politics' we have come to expect from Republicans.”

Pelosi predicted that “this scheme won't work because I believe that the Statute of Limitations for prosecuting anyone involved in anything that happened in Benghazi has expired. And even if it hasn't President Obama can simply pardon anyone the GOP witch hunters try to get their claws into. It's time to move on.”

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

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/Opinion/154889-2014-05-02-semi-news-a-satire-of-recent-news-may-4-2014.htm


TOPICS: Government; History; Military/Veterans; Politics
KEYWORDS: benghazi; obama; pelosi; satire

1 posted on 05/02/2014 10:05:03 PM PDT by John Semmens
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To: #1CTYankee; 12Gauge687; 14erClimb; 21twelve; 2nd Bn, 11th Mar; 2ndDivisionVet; 3D-JOY; 43north; ...

ping


2 posted on 05/02/2014 10:05:57 PM PDT by John Semmens
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To: John Semmens

Proving that Democrats are a**holes ... no offence to a**holes worldwide.


3 posted on 05/02/2014 10:08:22 PM PDT by doc1019
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To: John Semmens

Latest poll - 60% of Americans want to know more about Benghazi.


4 posted on 05/02/2014 10:08:26 PM PDT by The Final Harvest (True the Vote: MY AMERICA, "... I'm terrified it's slipping away.")
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To: John Semmens

If a scandal occurs in D.C., and the propaganda corps ignores it, did it really happen?


5 posted on 05/02/2014 10:12:15 PM PDT by TChad (The Obamacare motto: Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori.)
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To: John Semmens

So is George Bush. I didn’t know that. I keep hearing his name as a repetitive thing that supposedly made things so bad for Dear Leader. But that was 6 or more years ago, which is less, in Democrat math, than 2 years ago. So I can well understand their confusion.


6 posted on 05/02/2014 10:15:30 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (At no time was the Obama administration aware of what the Obama administration was doing)
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To: TChad

“If a scandal occurs in D.C., and the propaganda corps ignores it, did it really happen?”

I will do you one better. you remember when Juanita Broderick filed rape charges against bill Clinton. on the local news station in boston, wcvb, the way they chose to “ignore” it was to run it as the lead story on the second half hour. so, for joe sixpack, he’s thinking, I just watched 30 minutes of auto accidents and house fires, apparently this must be some frivolous charge by a hussy, else, why wouldn’t they run it as the lead story?
don’t forget, these people are at least twice as smart as the pulic school grads they have a hand in dumbing down.


7 posted on 05/02/2014 10:25:44 PM PDT by willywill
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To: doc1019

Watch as MORE Scandals come out—one thing leads to another. The public will be entranced at how corrupt Obama has been and is. This will be fun—the deconstructing of Obama—From Hero to Zero.


8 posted on 05/02/2014 10:32:44 PM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: John Semmens

The comments by the left wing protectors and leaders is so calloused and unfeeling its almost unbelievable.

These folks have a heart of stone and a mind that is calloused. They only respond to threats to their power.

They do not care about anything else but themselves and the party line. They have sold their souls for power and wealth. Temporary they are on top of the world, but they will stand before God and given an account of their lives. What will they say?


9 posted on 05/02/2014 10:33:16 PM PDT by coincheck (Time is Short, Salvation is for Today)
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To: Forward the Light Brigade

From your keyboard to G_d’s monitor.


10 posted on 05/02/2014 10:34:26 PM PDT by doc1019
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To: John Semmens

11 posted on 05/02/2014 10:43:52 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: John Semmens

That and Obamacare. Both successes. Debate over,

Nothing to see here. Move on.


12 posted on 05/02/2014 10:54:11 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Obama : 'You can keep your doctor if you want. I never tell a lie ')
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To: John Semmens

I know this is semi-satire...but I can’t find it. I must be getting a little slow. :)


13 posted on 05/02/2014 10:59:28 PM PDT by berdie
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To: CyberAnt
Maybe 60% of those that know what Benghazi is wants to know more. I would bet the vast majority of Americans in fact would more likely tell you Benghazi is some type of bagel.

Shame IMO on the American voters for allowing various losers into high office.

14 posted on 05/02/2014 11:11:06 PM PDT by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God Bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: John Semmens
Dude!
15 posted on 05/02/2014 11:31:55 PM PDT by entropy12 (Democrats win WH for one reason...welfare checks, food stamps and 143 more giveaways)
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To: A CA Guy

That is true.

Insert Watergate instead of Benghazi.

Another example of our illustrious media not doing the right thing.


16 posted on 05/02/2014 11:39:24 PM PDT by berdie
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To: John Semmens

Aww c’mon. You know this is a real Asspress story, or will be.


17 posted on 05/03/2014 12:44:23 AM PDT by Luke21 (hicago)
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To: John Semmens

Aww c’mon. You know this is a real Asspress story, or will be.


18 posted on 05/03/2014 12:44:43 AM PDT by Luke21
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To: John Semmens
"Democrats Say Benghazi Is Old News Unworthy of Further Concern"

Just like JFK, Jimmy Hoffa, or the disputed 2000 election.
19 posted on 05/03/2014 2:23:29 AM PDT by clearcarbon
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To: clearcarbon

Murder has no statute of limitations!!!!!


20 posted on 05/03/2014 3:04:17 AM PDT by americanbychoice3
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To: John Semmens

You can laugh——but I think National Security Council Spokesman Tommy Vietor looked real cute on Fox.

Must be fun for the Ntl Security spox to still be able to buy “big boy” clothes in the “juvenile department” of his local dept store.

Mom’s there, too-—like always-—to pick out little Tommy’s ties-—so her little boy will look good on TV.


21 posted on 05/03/2014 3:52:14 AM PDT by Liz
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To: John Semmens

““Look Dude,” Vietor told Fox News’ Bret Baier, “all that happened like two years ago. There’s nothing anybody can do about it now. I think former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton established that it doesn’t make any difference at this point.””

That dog won’t hunt. The difference it makes is in the trust and confidence that the American people have in their leaders. Some had no trust or confidence in Obama in ‘08 and especially in ‘12. He still remains a rookie who has always bull-shited his way into the big leagues. If two years were long enough to erase the incompetence Obama would have the economy roaring. Instead he continues to fumble along like an episode of “Pigs in Space” from the old Muppet show (”Oh never mind”) and the uneducated just laugh it off the way they did Miss Piggy’s faux incompetence. This is not a TV show! This is real! Lies!, Lies!, and Dammed Lies! When you lie about everything (and then cover up and get caught and lie some more) you cannot be trusted about anything. The greatest hutzpah is when Obama and his minions spin their criticism as racism. It is not racist to point out that incompetence led to the deaths of four brave souls. It is not racist to say OBamaCare is a disaster and that it has been knowingly perpetrated as a lie (”You can keep you health care, etc.). As the advertisement used to say... “Stop the Madness!!!!


22 posted on 05/03/2014 4:22:55 AM PDT by RedEyeJack
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To: RedEyeJack

23 posted on 05/03/2014 5:17:22 AM PDT by Neidermeyer
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To: John Semmens
I know this is semi satire.....

“Look Dude,” Vietor told Fox News' Bret Baier, “all that happened like two years ago.

Remember how the left was using the fact that Bush 43 had gotten a DUI when he was running for POTUS in 2000 or 2004 that happened like 30 or 40 years earlier? Now THAT was important.

24 posted on 05/03/2014 5:22:23 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (The Second Amendment is NOT about the right to hunt. It IS a right to shoot tyrants.)
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To: John Semmens
DUDE...

25 posted on 05/03/2014 7:17:55 AM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: doc1019

Need to drag that screaming Cow in under a subpoena and she will not be able to answer a thing. Just like the death of Vince Foster.


26 posted on 05/03/2014 7:31:44 AM PDT by Busko (The only thing that is certain is that nothing is certain.)
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To: RedEyeJack

The fact that something may have happened earlier in time is no reason to sweep it under the rug if it was never properly adjudicated in the first place. Doing this could allow these situations & the corruption connected with it to go on forever....which seems to be the direction this administration is heading.


27 posted on 05/03/2014 7:54:46 AM PDT by oldtech
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To: John Semmens
cal fall out. “While it was sad that four Americans died in Benghazi, the greater threat to the Administration from the domestic insurgency led by Mitt Romney had to be dealt with in a decisive manner,” Vietor argued. “The four casualties we suffered in Benghazi was a minor setback. A loss to Romney would've had far graver impacts for the President and his program. Even in hindsight, I think we made the right choice.”

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This part is NOT satire. The whole idea of the cover-up was to protect the king. The four men who died were immaterial.

Thank you for the ping.

28 posted on 05/03/2014 8:14:27 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: John Semmens
In a bid to minimize bad publicity the Veterans' Administration purged 1.5 million unfulfilled medical orders.

“We got so far behind that we thought we'd get a fresh start by canceling all recommended treatments and therapies that were still pending after a year's delay,”

Semmens manages to "quote" the true intent.

BTW, looking at the first 12 responses, John, you are a "news" source (and at least as accurate as the nets, one suspects.)

Thanks for another fine and scary column.

.

29 posted on 05/03/2014 8:35:33 AM PDT by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: John Semmens

With democrats it’s ‘old news - as it’s happening’ if it’s something that might make them look bad...

That’s because democrats are a bunch of lowlife liars.


30 posted on 05/03/2014 9:50:48 AM PDT by GOPJ
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To: John Semmens

Well you stay right on that idea, Demoncraps. We’ll ignore the 24-month age, and prosecute and imprison.


31 posted on 05/03/2014 9:53:15 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: John Semmens

Damn John, that’s crazy.


32 posted on 05/03/2014 9:58:38 AM PDT by wastedyears (I'm a pessimist, I say plenty of negative things. Consider it a warning of sorts.)
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To: John Semmens

Old news? Gee, what is the statute of limitations on murder and/or treason?

These people are not stupid, but they are counting on enough citizens being stupid, and the election results make a strong case that they are correct.


33 posted on 05/03/2014 10:06:39 AM PDT by cuban leaf
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To: berdie

Watergate was about a break in for information about a political opponent and no one died.

Benghazi was criminal fail after criminal fail.
# Known there was a terrorist build up going on in that area against the embassy and there was no ordered increase in protection.
# There seemed to be lots of stand down orders going around that left our guys hanging out to just die.
# Forces less than an hour away told to stand down.
# Talk of possible American gun running issues going on like the fast and the furious.
# The White House molding a lie to the public to muddy the real issues.

Lots worse than Watergate by far, but the current generations are so clueless.
Americans these days don’t know who we were as a people because then have been manipulated for decades now through union government education.


34 posted on 05/03/2014 11:14:58 AM PDT by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God Bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: John Semmens

Old news? Is it because Obama wants another vacation?


35 posted on 05/03/2014 4:36:49 PM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: John Semmens
The only thing that will pay for Benghazi is ALL the BLOOD from the Democrats that are guilty of TREASON !!!
36 posted on 05/03/2014 4:38:29 PM PDT by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: John Semmens
Benghazi is only old news because dems have been stonewalling, Obama and Hillary have been running away from it as fast as they can and it has dragged on unresolved.
It's time to play hard ball and get to the bottom of that Benghazt bad boy.
37 posted on 05/05/2014 12:28:21 PM PDT by Amagi (Lenin: "Socialized Medicine is the Keystone to the Arch of the Socialist State.")
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