Skip to comments.GOP defies Boehner on special Benghazi panel
Posted on 05/14/2013 3:56:13 AM PDT by markomalley
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The Weeper has Zero’s back - HE DEFINATELY MUST GO. I said it back last Dec before the 113th was seated. Michele Bachmann had said she was going to challenge him and then lost her spine also.
I’m sure you’re right but sheesh right now all we are asking is to get to the truth. I don’t think boehner can handle the truth. Then he would get pressure to impeach Obama and he hasn’t the stomach for that. Boehner wants to gently put this stuff to bed and then hide under the bed.
What you mistake for Michele’s spine is actually her mouth
I think we all knew from the get-go that Boner didn’t have what it takes to be the leader of Congress. The GOP RINO club sure knows how to pick loser leaders. Time to outflank them on the right.
Agree. I smell a rat. I see muddied waters, and failure to control an expanding herd of cats. It’s NOT just the McCain thing, but the who’s on first question will become the Democrat talking point.
It appears they want to create chaos from order.
Boehner needs to be primaried. I wish I lived in his district so I could vote for his primary challenger.
That’s so true. They listen to the people and they’re easy to listen to.
They know what they’re talking about. They know the people in question.
I’m starting to think your way.
boner is limp, flaccid and vapid. boner is one of the most feckless humans. Should boner be taking testosterone?
What’s boner got to do with Levin and Rush?
Issa’s committee really did not get much skin off obama’s and Holder's hides for Fast and Furious. He's seems adverse to the idea of using subpoenas to force the rats out of hiding to force testimony and documents.
Can someone explain to me why a select committee would be restricted to 90 days? Did Ken Starr have a 90 day window?
Since it appears to me that Mark Levin understands the workings of our government far better than I, and his vote is for a committee, I am inclined to go with his recommendation.
What Issa is doing has been interesting, but it feels more like random meetings that just pop up and nothing concrete comes of them. Maybe I am just not understanding what the advantage is to letting Issa run with this. And when does the under oath part come in?
Also, if Cheney is for a select committee, I have far more confidence in him then Boehner!
We are led by a man who often cries and cannot control his own household
Then allow me to rephrase the question. Chairman Issa, how many people have received JUSTICE from, or because of, the Fast and Furious investigation? We have followed that story ar least as faithfully as we have Benghazi, and the end result has been NOTHING. Zip. Nada. No one has been fired, No one has been held accountable. NO JUSTICE HAS BEEN DONE for the families of the slain ICE and ATF agents, for the hundreds of Mexican and possibly other Americans murdered with walked weapons.
Yes, indeed! We want justice.
I’d bet the farm
This article is an excellent example of why many people do not understand what Republican are up to. Nothing like using many names of committees to completely confuse the low information voters.
I could have written this article, using half the space while informing what is going on in a way that everyone, not just political junkies, would understand.
Yes - Congress focus on Benghazi (tell Boehner to go suck an egg)... The IRS and AP scandals have basically been admitted to... the smoke from these fiascoes will help undermine obama - because they are more clear and understandable to the American people. Let them smolder and finally burst into flame. Meanwhile - turn Benghazi into a bonfire - the bonfire of obama’s vanities ... :)
That’s the way, bypass Lt. NoBalls and get to the truth on this.
This is a critical point. Bill Clinton evaded having to answer the same sort of investigative committee (chaired by then-senator Fred Thompson) during the various Clinton scandals. It's easy for an administration, especially one beloved and protected by the press, to stall for 90 days, all the while making public statements about how they're cooperating in every regard. Once the 90 days were over, he didn't have to answer a single question from the committee.
In the failed world of Communism, all functions of a Society are controlled by a Central Government.
Our Central Federal Government has been easily taken over by Obama to the gleeful cheers of MSNBC and others in the Liberal Agenda Media.
This is as good a time as any to take note of those who have willingly enabled the blatant Communist ideas and programs of Obama to take hold in our Central Federal Government.
It is also a good time to take note of the many dictatorial powers that our sorry US Congress has granted over many decades to the Administration Branch and related Bureaus of our Central Federal Government.
Just to balance our income with our spending, the Central Federal Government must reduce spending by 40 percent.
The longer we wait to cut or way to prosperity and repeal and abolish Federal Regulations, the greater our financial debt and less Liberty we will have.
For example, if Central Federal Government Regulations were reduced by 40 percent, our Society would be 40 percent further removed from control by the Central Federal Government.
Currently, there are 3 major Impeachable Scandals that our sorry RINOs could use to remove Obama from our Central, semi-Communist, Federal Government.
My question is: Do our sorry Congressional RINOs have the POLITICAL MOTIVATION to Impeach and Remove B. Hussein Obama, aka Barry Soetoro, a legal citizen of Indonesia?
” Boehner and McConnel are such disappointments.”
My words are a bit harsh....
Well done, Bon Mot! Pretty well sums it up.
“...Benghazi is where the fire is, the IRS/AP scandals are smoke. ...”
they got their stories straight on those two; a few firings and slap on wrist, 8 months later people (some) will tire of Benghazi.......
And he will do his level best, behind the scenes, to try and stop it, like he did on *Fast and Furious*.
He is OBozo's biggest stealth defender, I have no doubt about that.
If Gingrich had been Speaker it’s unlikely Obama would have won in 2012.
I’m through with the GOP. But I’ll stay on their mailing lists just to waste there resources.
I propose a new dictionary term:
Boehner (pro-nounced: Bow-ner): meaning to have no inclination to challenge others. limp-wristed. Feckless. no ability to lead. Also refers to animals without spines.
“If Gingrich had been Speaker its unlikely Obama would have won in 2012.”
Unfortunately Mr. Gingrich is not a virtuous man and can not control his hormone driven behavior.
Well stated. Sometimes we talk as if we thought we were Obama - don’t like somebody? Off with his head.
The thing that has kept our country stable for more than two centuries is that we rely on procedures carried out by different people at different levels and slowly but surely getting to the truth.
The big worry, of course, is that Obama - who has no respect for our system - has corrupted it very heavily by either ignoring it and thus making people distrust it as powerless, or loading the dice so they always fall on his side, usually by suborning or threatening the people in charge of the various parts of the system.
So I absolutely agree that we have to let the different players do their parts, and that it probably won’t be gratifyingly fast, but we also have to stay on top of it at every moment because I think there has never been a more dangerous time for our republic.
We’ve had bad presidents, lazy presidents, mildly and not so mildly corrupt presidents - but never a crazy president with a dictatorial mindset. Until now.
Come January the IRS, with the added power of ObamaCare will be grinding us up like cheap hamburger. A couple of years of that & there will be no more token than conservative resistance in this country.
Unless the ObamaCare and the IRS are gutted before January, we are toast. And we all know that the Republicans don't have the b@lls to bring down ObamaCare, even if they can.
The fix is in people. Wise up.
Im sure Im missing other MAJOR seditious events by ObaMao. Feel free to fill in the major issues (but adding the medium and low levels problems would fill a library)
He never had alcoholic beverages with pResident Obama either like the present Speaker (or is Sex the only thing on your mind)?
I mean, I'm trying to figure out what you see that's so sexual about this thread.
Great point! Knowing that, it's probably better to spread testimony across the committees in order to have a broader net. Lies are hard to maintain consistently over time and space.
“I mean, I’m trying to figure out what you see that’s so sexual about this thread.”
I don’t see anything sexual about the thread. My point is that had Mr. Gingrich been more virtuous in his public and private life he might still be Speaker. He would also have been a more viable presidential candidate for many social conservatives. Gingrich did resign in 1999 under an ethics cloud and the exposure of his affair with Calista Bisek who he married a year after his resignation (four months after his divorce). This was his third marriage, both of his prior marriages ending due to affairs he had outside the marriage.
A single special committee will be a bottleneck just like the ARB committee Hillary created and the 9/11 Omission Commission... a whitewash. A single “special” entity -like a dictatorship- has a better chance of controlling and limiting both the acceptance into evidence of new info and the outflow of information and shaping the narrative, than if there are multiple investigations headed by different people. Multiple investigations will be scrutiinized by a wider audience. Controlling and containing the results would be like herding cats, which will make it harder for aged “the good old boys” to protect eachother.
So let’s DO this!