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Obama To GOP On Susan Rice: "If They Want To Go After Somebody, They Should Go After Me"
Real Clear Politics ^ | 11/14/12 | staff

Posted on 11/14/2012 1:54:11 PM PST by Nachum

"As I said before, she made an appearance at the request of the White House in which she gave her best understanding of the intelligence that had been provided to her. If Senator McCain and Senator Graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. And I'm happy to have that discussion with them. But for them to go after the U.N. ambassador who had nothing to do with Benghazi, and was simply making a presentation based on intelligence that she had received, and besmirch her reputation is outrageous," President Obama said at a press conference on Wednesday.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: gop; obama; rice; susan; susanrice
Oh, we will Hussein, we will.
1 posted on 11/14/2012 1:54:17 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum

So much for reconciliation after an intense election. Thanks mr obama for your efforts to bring the country together and reach across the aisle. LOL


2 posted on 11/14/2012 1:58:34 PM PST by plain talk
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To: Nachum

The Usurper is ineligible for POTUS or VPOTUS because he naturalized as a U.S. Citizen in 1983. Naturalized citizens have all the rights, privileges and obligations of every other, except they are ineligible for POTUS or VPOTUS.


3 posted on 11/14/2012 1:59:24 PM PST by SvenMagnussen (Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy)
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To: Nachum

Great suggestion, BHusseinO.
Let’s hope the R party leadership is listening... (they sure weren’t listening during the election when it could have done some good...)


4 posted on 11/14/2012 1:59:34 PM PST by faithhopecharity
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To: Nachum

Good. Impeach the traitor. Or hound him out of office like Nixon. Where’s Bernstein and Wooward when we need them?


5 posted on 11/14/2012 2:00:21 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Nachum

If she didn’t have anything to do with it, why the hell did he send her to explain it?


6 posted on 11/14/2012 2:01:53 PM PST by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: Nachum

Red meat just got thrown out to the lions.


7 posted on 11/14/2012 2:01:53 PM PST by jonrick46 (The opium of other people's money.)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


8 posted on 11/14/2012 2:02:50 PM PST by Nachum (The List was hacked- www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

Well played Obama, he knows damn good and well no one will “go after” him.


9 posted on 11/14/2012 2:03:25 PM PST by Brett66 (Where government advances, and it advances relentlessly , freedom is imperiled -Janice Rogers Brown)
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To: Nachum
..he would wet his pants if he had 10% of the attacks GWB did

I guess he is speaking with the authority of his mandate


10 posted on 11/14/2012 2:04:32 PM PST by WalterSkinner ( In Memory of My Father--WWII Vet and Patriot 1926-2007)
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To: Nachum

You only need 41 votes to filibuster her nomination!!!


11 posted on 11/14/2012 2:04:55 PM PST by tallyhoe
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To: Nachum
Maybe he could have admitted he orchestrated this cover-up before the election was held.

But that would have meant he had good character.

12 posted on 11/14/2012 2:05:45 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Nachum

First of all, serious prayers for Bibi, the people and the sacred Jewish Homeland.

Secondly, the Marxist is going to get a return on his dare!


13 posted on 11/14/2012 2:06:23 PM 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: Nachum

“If they want to go after somebody, they should go after me”

Maybe we will. Were you lying about the causes and the course of events at Benghazi? Are you still lying about the steps you took to cover up the timing and sources of your knowledge of what happened? Were arms twisted to make sure everybody was reciting the same story line? And if so, what was your Plan B when the inconsistencies began to pile up?

An even more basic question: Why was Benghazi under attack in the first place? Was it simply perceived weakness the attackers were exploiting, or did they have an objective? Was there, in fact, a rendition prison in the basement of the compound?

You have no idea how much speculation we can come up with, in the absence of explanations that do not insult our intelligence and reasoning capacity.


14 posted on 11/14/2012 2:09:48 PM PST by alloysteel (Bronco Bama - the cowboy who whooped up and widened the stampede.)
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To: Nachum
But for them to go after the U.N. ambassador who had nothing to do with Benghazi

If she had nothing to do with it, then WHY was she the Sunday Show FACE of it?!
15 posted on 11/14/2012 2:09:48 PM PST by Eagle of Liberty (Be the Enemy Within the Enemy Within...)
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To: Brett66

Certainly no-one in the “press” corps.


16 posted on 11/14/2012 2:11:34 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Nachum

I agree. Go after him for destoying Ms. Rices reputation since he knew from “day one”. Remember “get the transcript Candy”? Here is a reminder of what he said:

The day after the attack, Governor, I stood in the Rose Garden, and I told the American people and the world that we are going to find out exactly what happened, that this was an act of terror. And I also said that we’re going to hunt down those who committed this crime. And then a few days later, I was there greeting the caskets coming into Andrews Air Force Base and grieving with the families.

So who was he lying to, us or Ms Rice?????


17 posted on 11/14/2012 2:11:46 PM PST by marstegreg
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To: alloysteel

Their objective was to kill Stevens.


18 posted on 11/14/2012 2:13:35 PM PST by sport
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To: Nachum

Don’t worry Barry...We’re coming for ya!


19 posted on 11/14/2012 2:13:39 PM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: jonrick46
-- Red meat just got thrown out to the lions. --

What lions? Congress? McCain? Graham? The GOP?

Those pusillanimous retreads are just in it for themselves. If Obama wants Rice to be Secretary of State, she's in. Forty members of the GOP Senate are free to complain, but between them all, they'll see to it that no more than forty object.

20 posted on 11/14/2012 2:15:34 PM PST by Cboldt
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To: Nachum

I think we need to stop underestimating Obama. He knows how to protect himself and he knows that the repubs in Congress are too chicken to take him on. My only hope is that his arrogance will be his blind spot.


21 posted on 11/14/2012 2:16:46 PM PST by 3Fingas
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To: Nachum
Something to e-mail to every talking head, every Senator and every House rep.

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Fact One:

1) Only the POTUS can authorize a CBA (cross border authority) command for a rescue mission in a foreign nation.

Plus Fact Two:

2) No rescue mission was attempted.

Equals Fact Three:

3) 0bama turned his back on 41 State Dept. and CIA employees refusing to issue a CBA command and went to bed so he could go to Las Vegas the next day.

22 posted on 11/14/2012 2:17:18 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: Nachum

You’re on, puppet-boy.


23 posted on 11/14/2012 2:21:41 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the psychopath.)
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To: faithhopecharity
Let’s hope the R party leadership is listening

You're dreaming, my friend, if you think the current Republican leaders in the House and Senate are going to go after obama -- at least in any effective, sustained sense. They are scared senseless at best (more likely incompetent) to effectively challenge the mulatto-Marxist-Muslim president ... and he knows it!

24 posted on 11/14/2012 2:23:42 PM PST by glennaro
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To: All
There are three scandals here...


25 posted on 11/14/2012 2:23:42 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: Nachum

Not to worry, Oboze. your time is comings. Just clearing the driftwood off the decks beforehand.


26 posted on 11/14/2012 2:25:47 PM PST by zerosix (Native sunflowerw)
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To: Nachum

1. He is in a comma and knows nothing
2. he can control the investigation
3. He is worried one of his workers will rollover


27 posted on 11/14/2012 2:26:41 PM PST by NoLibZone ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic")
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To: 3Fingas

The Republicans don’t need to take on Obama, all they need to do is question Susan Rice in very great detail about where she got her information, whether or not the detailed statement was in writing, who wrote it and whether she vetted the information with anyone before proceeding to lie over and over and over again, five times, on five different TV shows.

Then they need to ask if she would handle the situation differently if she was aware that the story she was telling was not true. Does the country really want a will accomplice to a lying administration? I think not.


28 posted on 11/14/2012 2:27:07 PM PST by Eva
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To: alloysteel

Don’t forget how he and Hillary and the rest of the thugs running our country were watching it as it happened and did nothing. This is the heart of the scandal and must not be forgotten.


29 posted on 11/14/2012 2:29:11 PM PST by dandiegirl
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To: Nachum

Obama got what he wanted—a second term. Now let’s see if he wants what he got. I predict that the next four years (if he lasts that long) are going to be miserable for him.


30 posted on 11/14/2012 2:36:42 PM PST by patriotsblood
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To: onyx

Exactly. Prayers for the Jewry and their Righteous Homeland. And maybe one for us as well.


31 posted on 11/14/2012 2:38:31 PM PST by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: tacticalogic

If you notice, there’s almost no appearances by Hillary Clinton on this episode. Susan Rice carries a massive amount of interview time on it. She was the only semi-believable person of the entire group....which is sad to say. And after you finish all her comments...you realize there’s various problems with the story.


32 posted on 11/14/2012 2:38:53 PM PST by pepsionice
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To: Eva

Oh, they will try this indirect approach. I think that Rice has already rehearsed the answers that she will give and will provide full cover for her political overlords. House leaders had any guts at all they would demand that Hillary testify immediately and request that the President also meet with Congress to discuss the subject.


33 posted on 11/14/2012 2:39:54 PM PST by 3Fingas
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To: Nachum

He is politically bulletproof and he knows it. Go after him, and you will go nowhere.


34 posted on 11/14/2012 2:46:02 PM PST by cydcharisse (`)
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To: Nachum

Okay. We object to your decision to appoint her as Secretary of State. You are stupid for doing it. That was easy.


35 posted on 11/14/2012 3:15:07 PM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: BenLurkin

That would be rather “Press Corpse” . . :o)


36 posted on 11/14/2012 3:42:07 PM PST by Twinkie (Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.)
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To: pepsionice
And after you finish all her comments...you realize there’s various problems with the story.

I think they used her because she didn't know anything about it, which means she couldn't slip up and give something away under questioning. All she knows is what's in the script, so that's all she can tell them.

37 posted on 11/14/2012 4:13:58 PM PST by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: 3Fingas

“My only hope is that his arrogance will be his blind spot.”

Oh it is and will be, but whatever someone throws at him will be coming at US as well.


38 posted on 11/14/2012 4:26:58 PM PST by TalBlack (Evil doesn't have a day job.)
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To: Cboldt

I will give you some of today’s comments by Graham and McCain. The President lied at his press conference today. You should have heard Mark Levin today (Nov 14th) nail down his lies. I am sure Obama’s press conference lies laid down a solid case for impeachment. And, what was said today, tells me the train has left the station:

Sen. Lindsey Graham said shortly after Obama’s news conference that “Somebody has got to start paying a price around this place,” said Graham. “I don’t think she deserves to be promoted. There are a lot of qualified people in this country the president could pick, but I am dead-set on making sure we don’t promote anybody that was an essential player in the Benghazi debacle.” He added that he has “no intention of promoting anyone who is up to their eyeballs in the Benghazi debacle.”

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., the top GOP senator on the Armed Services Committee, responded to Obama by immediately going on to the Senate floor to ask for the creation of a select committee to investigate events in Benghazi and to accuse the president of missing the point in accusing critics of “picking on” Rice. added: “We owe the American people and the families of the murdered Americans a full and complete explanation, which for two months the President has failed to deliver.” He also said, “My judgment at this time is that four Americans were killed, and the information that our U.N. ambassador conveyed was clearly false,” McCain, told reporters at a Capitol Hill news conference. “There was overwhelming evidence that it was completely false. And she should have known what the situation and circumstances were and not tell the world on all Sunday morning talk shows.”

“Those talking point that the ambassador used did not come from the CIA. They come from the White House. Who in the White House – was it the president of the United States? Was it one of his people? – who was it who gave her talking points that clearly indicated something for which there was no basis in fact?” McCain said.

“I will do everything in my power to block her from being the United States Secretary of State,” McCain said of Rice on Fox News. “She has proven that she either doesn’t understand or she is not willing to accept evidence on its face. There is no doubt five days later what this attack was.”

Don’t be discouraged my FRiend, the fight is on. There is criminal negligence in the Benghazi incident. The crime was committed against the families who lost their sons in Benghazi. And the coverup is worse than Watergate.

Finally, Paul Krantz, Paula Broadwell’s father, told the New York Daily News at his home in Bismarck, N.D., that there is much more to the story of her relationship with Gen. David Petraeus. “This is about something else entirely, and the truth will come out,” he said. “There is a lot more that is going to come out…You wait and see. There’s a lot more here than meets the eye,”
Krantz said.


39 posted on 11/14/2012 4:59:42 PM PST by jonrick46 (The opium of other people's money.)
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To: Nachum

“If They Want To Go After Somebody, They Should Go After Me”

Why? Because you’re a bigger girl then Rice?


40 posted on 11/14/2012 6:45:31 PM PST by 444Flyer
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To: Nachum

Did you watch him speak today? I missed it but someone called me saying he said they woke him from bed to tell him about Benghazi. Was he really in bed asleep at 5 in the afternoon?


41 posted on 11/14/2012 10:09:04 PM PST by bgill (We've passed the point of no return. Welcome to Al Amerika.)
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To: bgill

I watched him speak for a minute or two. After that, it was really just the same tired old act. Lie lie lie.

Asleep at 5? Why not. And there are 57 states, his grandfather fought in World Wars 1 and 2 along with Korea and Viet Nam.

He makes me ill.


42 posted on 11/14/2012 10:21:16 PM PST by Nachum (The List was hacked- www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum
Ha!!

Mr. Limpwrist says that while standing behind his linebacker wife in his mom jeans.

43 posted on 11/15/2012 7:35:00 AM PST by TexasCajun
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