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Charlie Rangel: Obama answers not enough
Politico ^ | 15 May 2013 | KEVIN ROBILLARD

Posted on 05/15/2013 9:52:31 AM PDT by mandaladon

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Keeps getting worse for Obozo
1 posted on 05/15/2013 9:52:31 AM PDT by mandaladon
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To: mandaladon

Notice he did not mention Benghazi.

Obama is more than happy to have these other two scandals suck all the air out of the Benghazi balloon.

Notice you have Obama team members like Axelrod and Robert Gibbs also making comments on these scandals.

This is coordinated.


2 posted on 05/15/2013 9:54:08 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: mandaladon

Ouch! If Rangel is not circling the race wagons around him it may truly be over for Barry.


3 posted on 05/15/2013 9:54:46 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: mandaladon

Channeling LBJ, Obama will be saying “if I’ve lost Rangel, I’ve lost the country.”


4 posted on 05/15/2013 9:55:43 AM PDT by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: mandaladon

time for obomba to start a war to get this off the front pages.


5 posted on 05/15/2013 9:55:49 AM PDT by sappy (criminaldems)
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To: ConservativeMan55

I think you are right-—


6 posted on 05/15/2013 9:56:14 AM PDT by basil (basil --Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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To: mandaladon

Don’t tell me.

The photos of Charlie engaged in scandalous, nefarious activities are in the hands of the GOP.


7 posted on 05/15/2013 9:56:28 AM PDT by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: ConservativeMan55

As stated on another thread: “flares and chaff”. Benghazi scares him to death.


8 posted on 05/15/2013 9:56:40 AM PDT by jagusafr (the American Trinity (Liberty, In G0D We Trust, E Pluribus Unum))
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To: mandaladon

And when it comes to the IRS, Rangel knows all about it.


9 posted on 05/15/2013 9:56:43 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Truth/Lies; Liberty/Tyranny--WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE??)
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To: mandaladon

Amazing that a bottom feeder such as Rangel still manages to present a more convincing facade of honesty than does the Obamadork-felon-liar-piece-of-excrement.

Obama is slime.

Period.


10 posted on 05/15/2013 9:56:47 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: mandaladon

Charlie Rangie no likey the IRS-y. And dont expect to hear a chirp out of that lil weasel tax cheat Geithner either.


11 posted on 05/15/2013 9:57:27 AM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: mandaladon

Rangel is defending the Fraud, saying it doesn’t make sense to compare him with Nixon, and Rangel obviously doesn’t give an Obama at all about Benghazi.

I’m thinking he’s hoping whoever will take the fall for IRS and AP phone tapping will make all the unpleasantness for his god go away.


12 posted on 05/15/2013 9:57:29 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: mandaladon

Oh look! Charlie thinks he’s found a way to redeem himself!


13 posted on 05/15/2013 9:57:30 AM PDT by Wiser now (Socialism does not eliminate poverty, it guarantees it.)
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To: mandaladon
Rangel just must be a racist
14 posted on 05/15/2013 9:57:31 AM PDT by CountryClassSF
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To: mandaladon
NO!

He's distracting from the larger issues.

15 posted on 05/15/2013 9:57:35 AM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature ($1.84 - The price of a gallon of gas on Jan. 20th, 2009.)
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To: ConservativeMan55

Tax cheat Rangel wants more answers from Obama regarding IRS abuses.

Incredible.


16 posted on 05/15/2013 9:57:52 AM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: ConservativeMan55
Notice he did not mention Benghazi. Obama is more than happy to have these other two scandals suck all the air out of the Benghazi balloon. Notice you have Obama team members like Axelrod and Robert Gibbs also making comments on these scandals. This is coordinated.

Very perceptive. It's the only explanation that makes any sense. Thanks for popping my balloon. ;)

17 posted on 05/15/2013 9:58:22 AM PDT by old and tired
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To: Da Coyote

I think this is a strategy by the Dems to push Benghazi, the most serious scandal, out of the limelight.


18 posted on 05/15/2013 9:58:25 AM PDT by Signalman
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To: Signalman; old and tired

Yep!!!


19 posted on 05/15/2013 9:59:18 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: ConservativeMan55

C-Man 55,

I didn’t read your post before I posted mine, but obviously, great minds think alike.


20 posted on 05/15/2013 9:59:39 AM PDT by Signalman
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To: basil

Rangel asking Obama to come clean ?


21 posted on 05/15/2013 9:59:57 AM PDT by huckfillary (qual tyo ta)
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To: Signalman

They sure do!!


22 posted on 05/15/2013 10:00:04 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: ConservativeMan55

It certainly is.


23 posted on 05/15/2013 10:02:43 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: huckfillary

More like asking him to keep his stench to himself....


24 posted on 05/15/2013 10:03:48 AM PDT by Mygirlsmom (Contrary to popular belief, Ben Gauzy is not some guy who was just voted off DWTS.)
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To: mandaladon

I don’t believe Charlie Rangel is truly outraged by this.


25 posted on 05/15/2013 10:05:38 AM PDT by uncitizen
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To: Signalman

Benghazi scares the hell out of them


26 posted on 05/15/2013 10:05:54 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: mandaladon
Charlie Rangel wants Obama to come up with an excuse that will ‘work’. I'm sure a few 'excuses' are being focus-tested as we debate this issue.

The problem is some in the press have wised up - and it's going to be harder to play them for fools in the future. The MSM's not going to fall for a video/movie story cover for Benghazi in the future - or for crap about Petraeus stepping down over an affair, or any of the other transparent lies put out by this Administration. The bar has been raised... lies are going to have to be better done in the future if dems want to fool the MSM.

27 posted on 05/15/2013 10:06:27 AM PDT by GOPJ (Jesus said, Give your money to the poor. NOT 'Give your neighbor's money to the poor' freeper kevao)
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To: mandaladon

WHAT!?!?! Charlie is asking questions??? Ooops, doesn’t sound like a sideshow now, huh.


28 posted on 05/15/2013 10:07:35 AM PDT by bgill (The problem is...no one is watching the Watch List!)
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To: GOPJ

Read post 2


29 posted on 05/15/2013 10:07:39 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: mandaladon

Rangel - Bowbama. Bowbama - Rangel. Pot - kettle!


30 posted on 05/15/2013 10:08:14 AM PDT by Bushbacker1 (Molon Labe! (Oathkeeper))
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To: bgill

He’s not asking questions about Benghazi.

Read post 2


31 posted on 05/15/2013 10:08:28 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: ConservativeMan55
This is coordinated.

I read somewhere that the question that lead to the IRS person acknowledging and apologizing for the illegal snooping originated from an administration insider.

Some people are saying it is because they knew a report was scheduled for release that would reveal the scandal anyway.
But in any case this has distracted from Benghazi. Then there is the AP scandal. This morning I read that the FBI may have illegally collected 10 million medical records of Californians including all of the federal judges.

Is this an attempt at scandal overload to desensitize the public or is the house of cards falling apart?

32 posted on 05/15/2013 10:08:30 AM PDT by oldbrowser (We have a rogue government in Washington)
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To: mandaladon

So goes Harlem, so goes New York........ snicker


33 posted on 05/15/2013 10:08:36 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 .....History is a process, not an event)
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To: Menehune56

“Channeling LBJ, Obama will be saying “if I’ve lost Rangel, I’ve lost the country.””

I think the deciding factor will be when zero says “if I’ve lost boehner, I’ve lost the country!”


34 posted on 05/15/2013 10:09:06 AM PDT by RS_Rider (I hate Illinois Nazis)
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To: oldbrowser

They know the press can only cover so much.

This is an attempt to distract from Benghazi


35 posted on 05/15/2013 10:10:46 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: RS_Rider

Rangel is on Obamas team

Read post 2


36 posted on 05/15/2013 10:11:30 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: ConservativeMan55
This is coordinated.

It could be - might be Hillary behind it... who knows? But with the press unleashed we might get to find out.

37 posted on 05/15/2013 10:18:06 AM PDT by GOPJ (Jesus said, Give your money to the poor. NOT 'Give your neighbor's money to the poor' freeper kevao)
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To: ConservativeMan55
This is coordinated.

That's how I feel. Benghazi was an act of treason. I don't of any nation in the history of humanity that would let a sitting ambassador be killed and NOT consider it an act of war that demanded some kind of response. And the Left will go along with these other scandals because they know that Obama can always claim incompetence; and while that is an awful quality for any Administration, it is not a fatal one.

38 posted on 05/15/2013 10:19:08 AM PDT by Clock King
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To: Menehune56

This is payback for Obama suggesting in 2012 that Rangel should retire...


39 posted on 05/15/2013 10:21:21 AM PDT by ken5050 (Not every Muslim is a terrorist, but just about every terrorist is a Muslim..)
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To: ConservativeMan55

Yep. It’s the old smoke and mirrors trick.

When the Rats start complaining about “the bronco-bama”, you know it’s a diversion.


40 posted on 05/15/2013 10:21:58 AM PDT by logitech (It is time.)
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To: logitech

Yep. Just think about it.

If there were no Benghazi and these other scandals came out.. Rangel would be attacking anyone who dared to talk about them as racist.

But since Obummer needs a distraction
they want them talked up.


41 posted on 05/15/2013 10:25:24 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: mandaladon

Charlie, for God’s sake, you are a smart man and in law school believed in this country.

The democrats need to put aside any ideology and look at this because if this isn’t stopped, this country is going to fall.


42 posted on 05/15/2013 10:31:02 AM PDT by OpusatFR
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To: mandaladon

Meanwhile, last month 17 missile launch commanders at Minot AFB were removed from duty over concerns regarding “attitude”, safety violations, and compromised missile launch codes.


43 posted on 05/15/2013 10:40:13 AM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: mandaladon

Pretty funny how all these lefty h8thers are now having a come to Jesus moment. There must be a bigger scandal to come.


44 posted on 05/15/2013 10:52:48 AM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: ConservativeMan55

“Rangel is on Obamas team”

boehner is on obamas team


45 posted on 05/15/2013 10:53:45 AM PDT by RS_Rider (I hate Illinois Nazis)
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To: mandaladon

Oh. My. When you’ve lost Charlie Rangel . . .

Of course, the “honorable” Charlie Rangel has his own Jones about the IRS. They tagged him off base a few years back, and I’ll bet he has a long memory. This is payback.


46 posted on 05/15/2013 10:55:59 AM PDT by No Truce With Kings (Ten years on FreeRepublic and counting.)
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To: ConservativeMan55
I think the GOP is holding back the CIA whistle-blowers until the IRS and AP scandals die down.

Good. Let whatever they have to say take center stage when things die down a bit. Keep Benghazi going.

47 posted on 05/15/2013 10:56:18 AM PDT by what's up
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To: mandaladon

Wow, how short are your collective memories?

The CHUCKSTER is a HUGE HILLARY fan. He only went over to the dark side when he saw the writing on the wall.

Now, for post two, you are half correct. But the reason he wants to downplay Benghazi is because Dame Hillary is more to blame there.

He WILL help the girl in 2016, but getting people off Benghazi, and subsequently his girl, is paramount.

Throwing that “not down for the struggle, not authentic, negro” under the bus, he’ll do that with glee.

Down on the IRS? Doubt that, he’s not in jail with Wes Snipes is he?


48 posted on 05/15/2013 10:58:22 AM PDT by ConradofMontferrat (According to mudslymz, my handle is a HATE CRIME. And I HOPE they don't like it.)
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To: mandaladon

Talk about the kettle calling the pan black.


49 posted on 05/15/2013 11:03:52 AM PDT by Cyman
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To: ConservativeMan55
Obama is more than happy to have these other two scandals suck all the air out of the Benghazi balloon.

I don't know if that is their strategy or not, but if it is, I think they are idiots. Rather than distract from Benghazi, these other scandals simply lend credibility to the Benghazi scandal. If Benghazi were the ONLY thing going on right now, most of the sheep in this country would be thinking "Aw, it's just those nasty Republicans making wild accusations." Most dumbed-down Americans couldn't find Libya on a map, anyway.

But a scandal where the IRS harasses people? THAT'S a scandal even ghetto rats can understand. A scandal where the administration strongarms private data from media outlets? THAT'S a scandal even left-wing media idiots can understand. Then, once people who formerly thought Obama was Jesus accept that Obama might just be a corrupt politician - BOOM - Benghazi suddenly doesn't seem like such a made-up thing as it once did, does it?
50 posted on 05/15/2013 11:33:50 AM PDT by fr_freak
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