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Hello, you've reached the president. I'm never here.
NYPost.com ^ | 9/30/2012 | Michael Goodwin

Posted on 09/30/2012 5:58:43 AM PDT by RoosterRedux

In Hillary Rodham Clinton’s 3 a.m. television ad in the 2008 primary campaign, we heard the sound of a ringing phone and saw sleeping children. In ominous tones, a narrator warned that “something is happening in the world” and asked, “Who do you want answering the phone?”

Well, it’s 2012, and — the phone is still ringing. Please, somebody answer the damn thing!

The story of the terror attack in Benghazi is that neither Clinton nor the president who made her secretary of state responded to the real emergency when it came. The biggest foreign-policy crisis of the last four years is revealing an astonishing lack of competence and character at the center of the Obama administration.

That’s not to say the Democratic duo did nothing in response to the worst terror attack on American civilians since 9/11. After eulogizing our dead ambassador and three others, Obama and Clinton got to work spinning a web of deceit that would make Richard Nixon blush.

They sent out a wave of aides to mislead and torture the truth. Even now, nearly three weeks later, they have yet to come clean.

In the process, they are demonstrating how to turn a disaster into a scandal.

(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012; bhoparty; bhovacation; democrats; elections; emptychair; emptysuit; fail; nobama2012; obama; obamafails; obamalegacy

1 posted on 09/30/2012 5:58:46 AM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: RoosterRedux

2 posted on 09/30/2012 6:04:38 AM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: RoosterRedux

Valerie Jarrett...a “WhiteHut advisor” gets more security than an American Ambassador in. Stronghold of the Muslim Brotherhood.

What gives?...

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2012/09/14/valerie-jarrett-pat-caddell-libyan-embassy


3 posted on 09/30/2012 6:17:49 AM PDT by mo (If you understand, no explanation is needed. If you don't understand, no explanation is possible.)
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To: Doogle

4 posted on 09/30/2012 6:22:59 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: RoosterRedux
From the NYPost article:

This is not an isolated example. When it comes to terrorism, this White House has a bad habit of starting with a lie.

In 2009, after the underwear bomber’s Christmas Day plot was stopped, Obama called him an “isolated extremist.” That wasn’t true — he was sent on the mission by an al Qaeda affiliate, a fact interrogators knew before Obama spoke.

In May 2010, when a Pakistani national tried to set off a car bomb in Times Square, Homeland Security chief Janet Napolitano claimed it was a “one-off,” a tale that police knew was false.

5 posted on 09/30/2012 6:30:02 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: treetopsandroofs

How could a telephone be answered if the chair next to it is empty?


6 posted on 09/30/2012 7:00:11 AM PDT by melancholy (Professor Alinsky, Enslavement Specialist, Ph.D. in L0w and H0lder)
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just a bump in the road.


7 posted on 09/30/2012 7:08:28 AM PDT by Rio (Tempis fugit.)
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To: RoosterRedux

My Home Owners Association does not allow political signs in your yard. An Empty Chair sits prominently in my front yard. A couple of people have complained but the president of the HOA told them it is legal. A tour around my neighborhood yesterday revealed six more empty chairs!!!


8 posted on 09/30/2012 8:01:20 AM PDT by anoldafvet (One million people attended Obama's inauguration, 14 of them missed work)
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To: anoldafvet
Great idea.

Gonna put one in my yard today.

9 posted on 09/30/2012 8:02:41 AM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama: "If you've got a business -- you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen.")
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To: RoosterRedux
The money quote:

The lack of integrity about something so fundamental as a terror attack suggests there is no line this White House will not cross to protect Obama.

The choice to mislead the public dishonors the sacrifice of Stevens and those who died with him. But it does something else, too. It shows a willingness to put Obama’s reputation and re-election ahead of America’s national security

Damn, I hate this SOB...

10 posted on 09/30/2012 8:09:12 AM PDT by Popman (In a place you only dream of Where your soul is always free)
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To: RoosterRedux

The only thing worse than having the phone go unanswered in the White House, is having Hillary answer it.


11 posted on 09/30/2012 8:38:50 AM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: melancholy

“How could a telephone be answered if the chair next to it is empty?”

It doesn’t matter because they are props, like the prezbo is a poser, to begin with.


12 posted on 09/30/2012 8:43:45 AM PDT by Leep
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To: Talisker
The only thing worse than having the phone go unanswered in the White House, is having Hillary answer it.

You got that right !

13 posted on 09/30/2012 8:50:06 AM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: Talisker

hillary’s answering service says, “Hello you have reached Hilary Clingon..you have the right to debate with any administration except this one.


14 posted on 09/30/2012 8:52:44 AM PDT by Leep
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To: Doogle

Bound to become a classic. Thanks.


15 posted on 09/30/2012 9:22:54 AM PDT by upchuck (I miss my dog Snoopy. May 16, 1997-September 24, 2012 -- 15 years, 4 months. Forever in my heart.)
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To: Leep
hillary’s answering service says, “Hello you have reached Hilary Clingon..you have the right to debate with any administration except this one.

Hello you have reached Hilary Clingon..you have the right to remain silent...we don't need to hear no steeeenkin' bad news........

16 posted on 09/30/2012 10:17:19 AM PDT by melancholy (Professor Alinsky, Enslavement Specialist, Ph.D. in L0w and H0lder)
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To: RoosterRedux

The rape and murder of an ambassador and the killing of three other Americans wasn’t really that important. You can rest assured that when a real crisis pops up, President Obama will answer the phone at 3 a.m. before it even rings. He’s that amazing. The media told me so.


17 posted on 09/30/2012 11:00:47 AM PDT by informavoracious (Abortions are unproductive wrongs, not reproductive rights.)
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To: RoosterRedux
...neither Clinton nor the president who made her secretary of state responded to the real emergency when it came.

Well sh**, that's because neither Clinton nor the president were in the line of fire personally. Obama was likely golfing or collecting money... not sure where Hillary was....

18 posted on 09/30/2012 12:23:53 PM PDT by theDentist (FYBO/FUBO; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: RoosterRedux

“Hello, this is the Presidents’ office. I’m on vacation or campaigning at the moment so please leave a message.”

..

“For Arabic press one”
“For Chinese press two”
“For Ebonics press three”
“For English, please hold, your call is, uh, important, yeah, to me....”


19 posted on 09/30/2012 12:48:42 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: RoosterRedux
Hello, you've reached the White House.

The seat of power....snort, snort

Just a little insider joke


20 posted on 09/30/2012 1:13:35 PM PDT by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: Tzar
When a telephone rings next to an empty chair, is there a sound?

Huh? What difference does it make? An empty chair won't answer anyway.

22 posted on 10/01/2012 7:56:11 AM PDT by melancholy (Professor Alinsky, Enslavement Specialist, Ph.D. in L0w and H0lder)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

nice idea ping!


23 posted on 10/01/2012 10:48:11 AM PDT by Mrs. B.S. Roberts
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To: anoldafvet

a house in my neighborhood with a obama biden sign, just put a loveseat out for bulk pickup... i laughed as i drove passed the empty seats and the obama biden sign...

we better win as in obama better lose.

t


24 posted on 10/02/2012 9:02:26 AM PDT by teeman8r (Armageddon won't be pretty, but it's not like it's the end of the world.)
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