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Rubio's Water Scandal or Obama's Criminal Activity?
Tea Party EMail | 2/16/2013 | Staff

Posted on 02/17/2013 4:52:49 AM PST by IbJensen

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testified at hearings before House and Senate committees recently. The hearings were largely tense affairs that had Clinton on the defensive for much of the time.

In the aftermath of the attack on our consulate in Benghazi that left four Americans dead, including Ambassador Chris Stevens, the Obama Administration and State Department stuck by an unlikely narrative that the obvious terrorist attack was the result of a spontaneous protest over a YouTube video that got out of hand.

The pushing of this narrative in conjunction with the State Department’s unwillingness to act on requests for security before and during the attack has caused an uproar with the right. However, in the four months since the attack, details of the State Department’s failings and the subsequent cover-up have been difficult to come by.

During the hearings, as Senator Ron Johnson questioned Clinton, he noted that the answer to whether or not the attack was, indeed, the result of a protest or not could have been ascertained by making a phone call to a survivor of the siege on Benghazi.

To Clinton, Johnson stated,

“We were misled that there were supposedly protests and then something sprang out of that, an assault sprang out of that and that was easily ascertained that that was not the fact and the American people could have known that within days. And they didn’t know that.”

Clinton then heatedly responded,

“With all due respect, the fact is we have four dead Americans was it because of a protest or was it because of guys out for a walk one night who decided they’d go kill some Americans. What difference at this point does it make? It is our job to figure out what happened and do everything we can to prevent it from ever happening again, Senator.”

Clinton’s remark is sure to haunt her in future years as the frustrated response, equipped with fists pounding on the table, signaled a desire to move on from discussions of culpability in this whole quagmire of governmental ineptitude and dishonesty. This dramatic political theater did not satisfy everyone on the hill. Three Republican Committee Chairman are not letting go of this issue. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), and Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) are demanding answers to critical questions that went unanswered during Clinton's testimony. Among their demands are a request for documentation of security at Benghazi, video footage of the attack, and any other material that has been withheld related to the incident that would help answer key unanswered questions.

At a time when Americans are demanding answers from government and an administration that promised transparency, we cannot, WE WILL NOT, let this Benghazi scandal fade away and Clinton’s desire to gloss over details may have created more discussion than anything else.

TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: benghazi; evilobamaregime; hillary; incompetence
And the dinosaur media constantly harping on Marco Rubio's taking a sip of water? They deliberately ignore America's most dangerous enemy: the Obama administration!

This dangerous regime that is ruling and ruining our nation and our lives is stacked against us with the scum of incompetence and evil driving the action.

There is NOT ONE single patriotic American serving under the phony Obama and they are all so infested with leftism they are our worst and most vile enemies.

1 posted on 02/17/2013 4:52:58 AM PST by IbJensen
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To: IbJensen; annieokie; penelopesire; maggief; Protect the Bill of Rights; thouworm; SE Mom; Nachum; ..
When you are burning in a lake of fire, it seems to me a sip of cool water would be praiseworthy. Unfortunately for those who burn, one sip of water will not save them. Still, they will try to turn a sip into a sea and float their way out of hell. Epic fail.

Anyone wanting on or off this ping list, please advise.

Benghazi Index

2 posted on 02/17/2013 5:30:23 AM PST by MestaMachine (Sometimes the smartest man in the room is standing in the midst of imbeciles.)
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To: IbJensen

the right is truely pathetic on this. They need to jump all in on pointing out what is wrong with the media. Every single host, co-host, news journalist, article writer, talk show host or blogger needs to be on the same page with this - just as they are on the left. They all need to be asking the same question - “Why is the media so focused on a sip of water opposed to the lies that where broadcast by our president in his speach?” Toss it out there for the nation to see. Instead we have done nothing, but are expecting for something to happen. By definition, the right is insane - we expect different results by doing the same thing (nothing). The right is at a crossroads. We need to make the decision to continue as a movement or quit. The left KNOWS that we will do nothing, thus allowing them to create the message that everyone will follow as truth. IMO, if we take on the mouthpiece of the left, we can defeat them. The left is nothing with out the media in their back pocket. They are also harder to take down than the media - the ideas and policies can’t stand on their own without the blind support of the media. So take out the media by questioning EVERY SINGLE THING THEY PRINT, SAY,OR BLOG.

3 posted on 02/17/2013 5:34:25 AM PST by Cyclone59 (Obama is like Ron Burgundy - he will read ANYTHING that is on the teleprompter)
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To: IbJensen
“dinosaur media constantly harping on Marco Rubio’s taking a sip of water”

Racism... Sexism... They would not do it to a black guy or a woman... but a light skinned Hispanic man... fair game for the bigots at ABC/CBS/NBC/etc.

4 posted on 02/17/2013 5:44:19 AM PST by RedEyeJack
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To: IbJensen

The rule of law is dead when you have the judicial system stacked with criminals and supporters of.............

5 posted on 02/17/2013 5:48:01 AM PST by ronnie raygun (Lexington and Concord Americans experience thier first gun grab attempt)
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