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GOP defies Boehner on special Benghazi panel
The Hill ^ | 5/14/2013 | Molly K. Hooper

Posted on 05/14/2013 3:56:13 AM PDT by markomalley

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51 posted on 05/14/2013 6:28:22 AM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: markomalley

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.


52 posted on 05/14/2013 6:28:57 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Mouton

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.


53 posted on 05/14/2013 6:29:07 AM PDT by plain talk
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To: Cheerio

What you mistake for Michele’s spine is actually her mouth


54 posted on 05/14/2013 6:33:31 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 .....History is a process, not an event)
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To: Sir Napsalot
I learn more from listening to Rush and Levin in one day than I could ever learn reading my local paper and watching 6pm and 10pm news for a month.
55 posted on 05/14/2013 6:37:29 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Cheerio

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.


56 posted on 05/14/2013 6:39:33 AM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: Timber Rattler

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.


57 posted on 05/14/2013 6:42:43 AM PDT by rockinqsranch (Proud contributer to the Free Republic Q-2 Freepathon.)
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To: seeker41
This country is so done, its too late to save it.

PC, illegals, hyphen names, freebies, IRS, google, obamacare, wars, arab spring, islam,stock market manipulation, food, energy, on and on. Everthing is corrupt! Everything...

Wake up America!!!


Govt sanctioned abortion right up to full term delivery, gays in our military, gay marriage. We know how Sodom and Gomorrah ended.
58 posted on 05/14/2013 6:53:26 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: livius

Spot on!


59 posted on 05/14/2013 6:54:34 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda—Divide and conquer seems to be working.)
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To: markomalley

Boehner needs to be primaried. I wish I lived in his district so I could vote for his primary challenger.


60 posted on 05/14/2013 6:59:05 AM PDT by kevao (.)
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To: Cheerio

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.


61 posted on 05/14/2013 7:02:16 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda—Divide and conquer seems to be working.)
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To: InterceptPoint

I’m starting to think your way.


62 posted on 05/14/2013 7:09:53 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: TribalPrincess2U

boner is limp, flaccid and vapid. boner is one of the most feckless humans. Should boner be taking testosterone?


63 posted on 05/14/2013 7:10:23 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: hal ogen

What’s boner got to do with Levin and Rush?


64 posted on 05/14/2013 7:18:09 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda—Divide and conquer seems to be working.)
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To: don-o
Maybe we don't understand this because Boner can't talk and chew gum at the same. He is silent on why he's chosen Issa’s committee to investigate rather than have the kind of investigative committee being pushed by McCain.

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.

65 posted on 05/14/2013 7:26:52 AM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: MestaMachine

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!


66 posted on 05/14/2013 7:55:42 AM PDT by AllAmericanGirl44
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To: markomalley

We are led by a man who often cries and cannot control his own household


67 posted on 05/14/2013 8:01:03 AM PDT by gaijin
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To: Cap Huff

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.


68 posted on 05/14/2013 8:11:33 AM PDT by MestaMachine
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To: MestaMachine

Yes, indeed! We want justice.


69 posted on 05/14/2013 8:59:33 AM PDT by Cap Huff
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To: Doofer

Yep
I’d bet the farm


70 posted on 05/14/2013 9:07:30 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO))
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To: markomalley

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.


71 posted on 05/14/2013 9:20:19 AM PDT by OneVike (I'm just a Christian waiting to go home)
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To: Sirius Lee

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 ... :)


72 posted on 05/14/2013 9:21:34 AM PDT by ICCtheWay
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To: markomalley

That’s the way, bypass Lt. NoBalls and get to the truth on this.


73 posted on 05/14/2013 9:28:01 AM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: markomalley
They maintain that the 90-day timeline would allow for administration stonewalling...

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.

74 posted on 05/14/2013 10:17:51 AM PDT by American Quilter (I believe the Benghazi whistleblowers.)
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To: markomalley; jersey117; All

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?”


75 posted on 05/14/2013 10:42:59 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Joe Boucher

” Boehner and McConnel are such disappointments.”

My words are a bit harsh....


76 posted on 05/14/2013 11:33:38 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: Bon mots

Well done, Bon Mot! Pretty well sums it up.


77 posted on 05/14/2013 11:44:28 AM PDT by Faith
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To: Sirius Lee

“...Benghazi is where the fire is, the IRS/AP scandals are smoke. ...”

exactly!!!!

they got their stories straight on those two; a few firings and slap on wrist, 8 months later people (some) will tire of Benghazi.......


78 posted on 05/14/2013 12:45:06 PM PDT by kimtom (USA ; Freedom is not Free)
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To: markomalley
There is only one man that can stop OBozo from being impeached on Benghazi and that man is John Boehner.

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.

79 posted on 05/14/2013 1:03:41 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: Soul of the South

If Gingrich had been Speaker it’s unlikely Obama would have won in 2012.


80 posted on 05/14/2013 1:06:20 PM PDT by tsowellfan (www.cafenetamerica.com)
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To: markomalley

I’m through with the GOP. But I’ll stay on their mailing lists just to waste there resources.


81 posted on 05/14/2013 1:59:48 PM PDT by Fledermaus (The Republican Party is dead. Let's not pretend otherwise.)
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To: Fledermaus

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.


82 posted on 05/14/2013 2:22:59 PM PDT by Hayzo
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To: tsowellfan

“If Gingrich had been Speaker it’s unlikely Obama would have won in 2012.”

Unfortunately Mr. Gingrich is not a virtuous man and can not control his hormone driven behavior.


83 posted on 05/14/2013 3:55:07 PM PDT by Soul of the South (Yesterday is gone. Today will be what we make of it.)
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To: Cap Huff

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.


84 posted on 05/14/2013 4:37:57 PM PDT by livius
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To: Noamie

Nothing more than a dog & pony show.

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.

85 posted on 05/14/2013 4:55:12 PM PDT by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: markomalley
Just off the top of my head - some of the MAJOR ObaMao corruptions - leaving out his eligibility or his insanely controversial nominations. Behind each item is a plethora – a book’s worth of infractions:

I’m sure I’m 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)

86 posted on 05/15/2013 10:29:56 AM PDT by uncommonsense (Conservatives believe what they see; Liberals see what they believe.)
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To: Soul of the South
Unfortunately Mr. Gingrich is not a virtuous man and can not control his hormone driven behavior.

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.

87 posted on 05/15/2013 10:41:28 AM PDT by tsowellfan (www.cafenetamerica.com)
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To: InterceptPoint; Venturer
“They maintain that the 90-day timeline would allow for administration stonewalling, and with only 19 members on the committee — 10 of which would be the committee chairmen and ranking members of the panels with jurisdiction — said it would be difficult to appoint standout questioners to the select panel.”

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.

88 posted on 05/15/2013 11:02:47 AM PDT by uncommonsense (Conservatives believe what they see; Liberals see what they believe.)
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To: tsowellfan

“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.


89 posted on 05/15/2013 11:39:34 AM PDT by Soul of the South (Yesterday is gone. Today will be what we make of it.)
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To: markomalley

Seeya Boner.


90 posted on 05/15/2013 9:58:52 PM PDT by toddausauras (FUBO x 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000)
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To: Timber Rattler

Yep


91 posted on 05/15/2013 10:05:59 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: Timber Rattler

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.


92 posted on 05/15/2013 10:20:45 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: markomalley

bump

So let’s DO this!


93 posted on 06/18/2013 5:52:29 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory, and He will not be mocked! Blessed be the Name of the Lord forever!)
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