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State Dept. slams John Bolton for suggesting Clinton faked illness
The Hill ^ | 12/18/12 | Julian Pecquet

Posted on 12/19/2012 2:03:34 PM PST by Nachum

The State Department on Tuesday slammed John Bolton, George W. Bush's controversial ambassador to the United Nations, after he accused Secretary of State Hillary Clinton of faking an illness to avoid testifying this week about the Benghazi attack.

Bolton implied on Fox News on Monday night that Clinton lied about her illness to avoid saying anything potentially embarrassing that could come back to haunt her should she choose to run for president in 2016. The State Department put out a statement over the weekend from doctors at Mount Kisco Medical Group and George Washington University saying that Clinton “developed a stomach virus, leading to extreme dehydration, and subsequently fainted.”

“You know, every foreign service officer in every foreign ministry in the world knows the phrase I am about to use: When you don't want to go to a meeting or conference, or an event, you have a 'diplomatic illness,' ” Bolton told Fox News's Greta Van Susteren. “And this is a 'diplomatic illness' to beat the band.”

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: benghazihearings; bho44; bhostatedept; bolton; dept; slams; soshillary; state
The ministry of truth has spoken
1 posted on 12/19/2012 2:03:44 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Another classic flak/over target moment.


2 posted on 12/19/2012 2:05:54 PM PST by SpaceBar
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To: Nachum

She had a sick note from a union doctor in Madison, WI.


3 posted on 12/19/2012 2:06:22 PM PST by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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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/


4 posted on 12/19/2012 2:06:22 PM PST by Nachum (The List is off the Google blacklist- www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum
State Dept. slams John Bolton for suggesting Clinton faked illness

I'm shocked.

5 posted on 12/19/2012 2:07:10 PM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Nachum

Hillary drink too much medicine and fall down and go boom!


6 posted on 12/19/2012 2:07:51 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Nachum

This is one of things the Clintons do best.


7 posted on 12/19/2012 2:08:27 PM PST by Wiggins
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To: Nachum
At the same time when we recall that Chief Justice Roberts had just two bouts of this sort of thing and he was diagnosed epileptic, Hillary is on her way to the same thing ~ this was her SECOND spell. The first that we know of was at President Ronald Reagan's funeral ~ everybody saw it.

This ol'gal will not be running for President!

8 posted on 12/19/2012 2:08:58 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: Nachum

I wonder if they would submit their test results and diagnosis under oath and for review by non-progressive doctors?


9 posted on 12/19/2012 2:09:09 PM PST by RetiredTexasVet (The law of unintended consequences is an unforgiving and vindictive b!tch!)
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To: Nachum

Say it’s not so! A Clinton lied?????


10 posted on 12/19/2012 2:09:55 PM PST by July4 (Remember the price paid for your freedom.)
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To: Nachum
Sometimes it's just a Good Thing to poke into the bottomless hole with a stick and stir it around a bit.You never know what may fly out.
11 posted on 12/19/2012 2:10:10 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Nachum
HC has a knack for 'timing.'

She was overseas before the elections to avoid this mess.

Everybody remember when the First (alleged) Lady claimed her
Whitewater files went missing at the White House when facing some heat
and 'found' days after the statute of limitations went into effect?

Oh, and the timing luck on the cattle futures!

12 posted on 12/19/2012 2:13:57 PM PST by QT3.14 ( USA: Likely only country in world history to adopt policies and laws that ensure self-destruction)
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To: Paladin2

Notice the doctors (I thought she didn’t see any)made no mention of a concussion. That head injury could come back to haunt her. Now, it’s gone. But her liver is going to explode before 2016.


13 posted on 12/19/2012 2:14:01 PM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Nachum

So Obama’s controversial Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has her panties in a bunch? Boo-hoo, get out there and testify. Whadda ya hidin’?


14 posted on 12/19/2012 2:14:10 PM PST by roadcat
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To: Nachum
Ordinarily to be singled out by a State Dept spokesman for criticism by name would be devastating.

Unless its this State Dept.

Then its more a matter for amusement. To call them lightweights would be dramatically understating it.

15 posted on 12/19/2012 2:16:40 PM PST by skeeter
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To: roadcat; Nachum

And now that you mention it.....

Where is the pressure from the media on Bronco to make his SOS testify ?

IFM


16 posted on 12/19/2012 2:18:10 PM PST by onona (Twenty Nine Palms)
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To: Paladin2

Diplomats must have the ability to look someone right in the eye and lie without flinching. If they are shrewd and intelligent they become known as statesmen. Clinton will always be remembered as a deceitful shrew, nothing more.


17 posted on 12/19/2012 2:18:44 PM PST by allendale
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To: Nachum
State Dept. slams John Bolton...

So diplomatic of them. News articles you never saw or will never see:

State Dept. Slams Hugo Chavez...
State Dept. Slams Fidel Castro...
State Dept. Slams Ahmadinejad...
State Dept. Slams Julian Assange...
State Dept. Slams the Muslim Brotherhood...
State Dept. Slams Hamas...
State Dept. Slams Arafat...

We can see who their enemies are.
18 posted on 12/19/2012 2:18:44 PM PST by pepsi_junkie (Who is John Galt?)
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To: Nachum
Ha haaaaaa!!!!

I hope he doesn't walk it back.

You gotta love John Bolton.

19 posted on 12/19/2012 2:19:05 PM PST by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Te?xas Eagle)
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To: Nachum; All
An article by R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr. on Hillary:

Hillary's Takes A Fall

20 posted on 12/19/2012 2:19:14 PM PST by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: Nachum

methinks the lady (state dept) doth protest too much


21 posted on 12/19/2012 2:19:21 PM PST by SparkyBass
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To: Nachum

I want to find out that John Bolton is related to me. The guy’s a mensch.

C’mon over for coffee any day, John.


22 posted on 12/19/2012 2:22:39 PM PST by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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To: Texas Eagle

I do loves me some Bolton. He’s got that little problem....he just can’t keep his lip zipped when the truth needs to come out. Of course, that is why he has hit a dead end in gvt.

I love how he smirks when he delivers a zinger. You can see it underneath the walrus mustache. Makes me laugh, every time. He and Krauthammer....Charlie’s give away? The one Spock-like rased eyebrow.


23 posted on 12/19/2012 2:26:59 PM PST by Pigsley
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To: Nachum

But what if something in Hillary’s testimony is relevant and can be applied to all US missions and consulates across the world ? We now know the State Department has systematic failures. Would not the State Department want to hear her testimony since it could save some of their own employees life’s ? Those life’s might be under threat right now or maybe next week. Why delay the fact finding ? Is the State Department claiming Hillary has nothing of substance to add that would improve their own employees safety and security ? By not demanding her testimony, are they more or less telling their employees that they are on their own ?


24 posted on 12/19/2012 2:27:52 PM PST by justa-hairyape
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To: Nachum

She fakes everything else.


25 posted on 12/19/2012 2:28:17 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: Nachum

He dared speak the truth.

Never fear, she will get better right after the hearings.


26 posted on 12/19/2012 2:30:05 PM PST by I want the USA back
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To: Nachum

She’s been a lying POS all her adult life. Why would she suddenly act any differently?


27 posted on 12/19/2012 2:31:50 PM PST by crosshairs (It's all about good vs evil. In the end, evil is destroyed.)
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To: Nachum
The State Department on Tuesday slammed John Bolton, George W. Bush's controversial ambassador to the United Nations, after he accused Secretary of State Hillary Clinton of faking an illness to avoid testifying this week about the Benghazi attack.

I wonder if the State Department backed up its slam against John Bolton, with a doctor's report, hospital record, and other evidence confirming Hillary's "concussion." John Bolton asked a fair question.

28 posted on 12/19/2012 2:37:22 PM PST by olezip
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To: Nachum

Can’t get security for our ambassador to protect him after months of him pleading for it.

Can provide cover for Hillary Clinton on a moment’s notice, when her life isn’t even in question.

Can everyone at the State Department that has anything to do with management related to Libya, including her royal highness.

Then do a total review of the whole department and start axing some positions.

We’ve got a termite infestation.


29 posted on 12/19/2012 2:44:51 PM PST by DoughtyOne (How about a waiting period for putting crazys out on the streets, say NEVER!)
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To: massgopguy

Right, about her liver!


30 posted on 12/19/2012 2:54:19 PM PST by miserare
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To: I want the USA back
He dared speak the truth.

Too bad more Repubs didn't. If Bush and company had done this, the chorus of Democrap insinuations would have been deafening.

31 posted on 12/19/2012 2:55:31 PM PST by aimhigh ( Guns do not kill people. Planned Parenthood kills people.)
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To: Nachum

I understand the concussion created total amnesia regarding anything to do with Benghazi.


32 posted on 12/19/2012 2:56:32 PM PST by kaehurowing
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To: Nachum

This squashed any of her 2016 hopes. She knows she’s this close to it all landing on her desk. I’m betting those three who resigned today were booking it outta Dodge, too. But never fear, the admin now has a new cause with gun control to keep the msm distracted. Then there’s 12/21, Christmas and New Year’s. Then we’ll have all the re-election hoopla and the fiscal cliff. By the time anyone remembers Benghazi, it’ll be Feb. and Moochelle can save the day with a shiny new red boob belt for Valentine’s Day. Sometime in there Kerry, who fought in Viet Nam!, will be having his name painted on the SofS door and Hillary will get away scot free.


33 posted on 12/19/2012 2:57:15 PM PST by bgill (We've passed the point of no return. Welcome to Al Amerika.)
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To: bgill

h clintoon is a criminal reprobate. To prison, I tell you.


34 posted on 12/19/2012 3:04:00 PM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Nachum

I call on every Republican, everyone who ever voted for a Republican, everyone who ever drank a cup of tea to condemn Mr. Bolton and to go onto twitter and tweet demands for bad things to happen to him.


35 posted on 12/19/2012 3:08:06 PM PST by DManA ( l)
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To: Nachum

Good old jello head.. hates it that the former ambassador spoke the truth. I thought she was so manly and could handle those guys in Washington. Is that racist.


36 posted on 12/19/2012 3:21:19 PM PST by Christie at the beach (I like Newt. Our nation's foundation is under attack.)
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To: Nachum; All

I wonder, if we ask for a Doctor’s Excuse from Hillary, will the same PhonyCon Obama Supporters attack us like they do the “Birthers” on Obama Eligibility?

I am now an “Excuser”


37 posted on 12/19/2012 3:21:57 PM PST by SeminoleCounty (Seems that the ones who understand little about the economy are economists)
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To: Nachum
State Dept. slams John Bolton for suggesting Clinton faked illness

This isn't news. It's their yob mahn to protect their boss. Even if she is a ditz faking an injury in order to keep from testifying.

38 posted on 12/19/2012 3:54:39 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Gun control is not about laws. It's about confiscation.)
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To: Nachum
Clinton faked illness

Well ... she's been faking intelligence for all these years ... so what's the problem ?

39 posted on 12/19/2012 4:03:40 PM PST by layman (Card Carrying Infidel)
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To: Nachum
I think he's right.

Impeach the kenyan or secession.


40 posted on 12/19/2012 5:00:03 PM PST by ex91B10 (We've tried the Soap Box,the Ballot Box and the Jury Box; ONE BOX LEFT!)
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To: bgill
This squashed any of her 2016 hopes.

Dream on.

She's already the designated nominee and nothing can change that.

41 posted on 12/19/2012 5:02:55 PM PST by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: Pigsley

Bolton is my hero!!!


42 posted on 12/19/2012 5:07:29 PM PST by rejoicing
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To: rejoicing

“Bolton is my hero!!!”

Ditto! He has the courage to say the truth!


43 posted on 12/19/2012 7:00:01 PM PST by Swede Girl
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To: Nachum

“Never believe a rumour until it has been officially denied”


44 posted on 12/19/2012 11:31:10 PM PST by Oztrich Boy (By doubting we come to inquiry, and through inquiry we perceive truth. -; Peter Abelard)
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To: Nachum
The ministry of truth has spoken

There is something funny about this. Some day the "ministry of truth" may find their new boss is John Bolton.
45 posted on 12/19/2012 11:59:10 PM PST by PA Engineer (Liberate America from the Occupation Media.)
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To: Nachum

I notice the spokesman claimed the doctors said fainted, but did not say the doctors said she had a concussion.

This is a classic Clintonian non-denial.


46 posted on 12/20/2012 4:22:00 AM PST by Triple (Socialism denies people the right to the fruits of their labor, and is as abhorrent as slavery)
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To: Nachum

Glenn Beck’s guest host said, “Hillary had gas bubbles? She should have just farted and testified.”


47 posted on 12/23/2012 3:09:45 AM PST by Arthur Wildfire! March (George Washington: [Government] is a dangerous servant and a terrible master.)
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To: Arthur Wildfire! March

Ha. Excellent. :)


48 posted on 12/23/2012 8:17:32 AM PST by Nachum (The List is off the Google blacklist- www.nachumlist.com)
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To: blueunicorn6

Or... as Laura Ingraham calls it, “the immaculate concussion”.

Anyhow, why would Hillary even need to do this? Lying to America has never been a problem for her, no matter what the situation. “Lie about Benghazi? Sure; not a problem!”


49 posted on 12/23/2012 8:57:22 AM PST by MayflowerMadam
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