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Benghazi Is Such a Non-Issue That Hillary’s Democrat Party Enablers Are Meeting About It Tomorrow
Daily Caller ^ | 5-29-2014 | Jim Treacher

Posted on 05/29/2014 7:49:57 PM PDT by smoothsailing

May 29, 2014

Benghazi Is Such a Non-Issue That Hillary’s Democrat Party Enablers Are Meeting About It Tomorrow

Jim Treacher

Nothing to see here, America. Hillary’s job performance review, AKA Clinton ’16, will be about what she decides it’s about.

Jake Sherman and Maggie Haberman, Politico:

An array of Democrats — including Hillary Clinton’s allies — are meeting this week to hammer out a united front on national security issues, including a clear response to Republicans over the Benghazi controversy…

The meeting is one in a series that ["centrist" think tank] Third Way has convened with Democrats since the George W. Bush era to discuss and shape national security policy. But at least some Democrats involved in the upcoming session are hoping it results in a coordinated and strengthened response to the new congressional probe into the deadly Benghazi attack…

Their involvement in the meeting suggests that some Clinton allies and Democrats are concerned about the stain the Benghazi attacks could leave on the former secretary of state if Republican charges go unanswered.

Well, that’s the important thing. Not whether she’s capable of telling the truth. Not whether she’s fit to run a Sunglass Hut, let alone the United States of America. Not whether an abandoned U.S. ambassador’s murder by terrorists on the anniversary of 9/11, and the lies she told to cover it up, say anything about her leadership skills.

No, no, no, no, no. It might leave a stain.

Now she and her creepy pals need to “answer the charges,” much like a child wiping his chocolate-smeared face while “answering the charge” that he broke the cookie jar. Being honest is completely out of the question, of course. But denial, deflection, doublespeak, and denouncing anybody who doesn’t believe Hillary’s horsecrap hasn’t worked. There’s simply too much evidence of her ineptitude and dishonesty.

Well, I’m sure those geniuses will figure something out. Maybe they could try reminding everybody that Hillary is a woman, and therefore it’s her turn to be president, and you’re just not smart enough to get that.

And now I’ll cede the floor to the shrieking #BenghaziDeniers, so they can vigorously and ineptly argue that this doesn’t matter and it really isn’t important and shut up, teabaggers. When normal people think a story isn’t important, they don’t even read about it, let alone scream at the people who do. But then, I’m not talking about normal people. I’m talking about liberals.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: benghazi; benghazicoverup; hillary2016; hillarybenghazi; hillaryobamameeting
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1 posted on 05/29/2014 7:49:57 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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2 posted on 05/29/2014 7:52:46 PM PDT by dontreadthis
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To: smoothsailing

Third Way

Fascism, it’s not just for Europe anymore.


3 posted on 05/29/2014 7:53:22 PM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: smoothsailing

“What does it matter?” morphed into “make it not matter”, but that didn’t work out very well. The next, most obvious step, is “make anyone who mentions it pay.” She’s really like that, you know.


4 posted on 05/29/2014 7:55:53 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: smoothsailing

Gowdy would not be chairing this committee unless he has credible witnesses about to give devastating testimony. The only discussion that Hillary’s people are having is how they can insulate her and be sure the blame is given to Obama.


5 posted on 05/29/2014 7:56:32 PM PDT by allendale
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To: allendale

The Clintons would like nothing better than sticking it to Obama.

It’s the first time I’ve ever agreed with them on anything.


6 posted on 05/29/2014 8:01:06 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

I want to see them explain that commercial her and Obama produced and starred in. They used American taxpayer money to do it even though they KNEW that story about the video enraging Moslems was baloney. They used taxpayer money for political coverup.


7 posted on 05/29/2014 8:06:58 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: smoothsailing
The Clintons would like nothing better than sticking it to Obama. It’s the first time I’ve ever agreed with them on anything.

Reisist the urge.

It's a trap.

8 posted on 05/29/2014 8:08:19 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: IMR 4350
The Lawlessness from this Administration has made it a shame for any ordinary citizen to be convicted for anything less than something brutal. They have used the IRS to punish those they differ on opinions over or from another party. They have sold guns to drug dealers in Mexico that ended up in the hands of folks that have killed our police officers and protectors.The Justice Department refuses to go after corruption in this Administration and yet goes after hand picked member of the other party. The White House outed a real CIA agent on the front lines and the same democrats that raised cane about Valerie Plame are now covering up for this debacle. I really suspect Benghazi was a cover up for gun running to folks supposedly fighting Syria but in fact were terrorist. Now they have let our Veterans die and are covering it up. There are a few Democrats coming out but only because they are covering themselves for their upcoming elections.
The majority of the Democrats at the DNC meeting before the last election booed adding the name of God to their Party Plank.
If Americans are ignorant enough to vote for a Democrat we deserve everything that we get along with what has already happened.
Remember Democrat even took what I consider bribes from Obama for their votes on Obamacare. NC,Louisiana and Arkansas had Senators who sold their constituents out for Obama and now they are running from him.
Please America for God's sake vote these corrupt folks out!
9 posted on 05/29/2014 8:08:59 PM PDT by El Zoro
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To: El Zoro

Welcome to FR.


10 posted on 05/29/2014 8:19:37 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Rip it out by the roots.)
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To: smoothsailing
Lets face it. This is no better than the rest. It will kick the can down the road for years and nothing and no one will be convicted of anything. I have absolutely no faith is anything in Washington on both sides.
11 posted on 05/29/2014 8:20:31 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: smoothsailing

Would it be safe to presume the 5 Democrats on the special committee will be there to help plan the strategy?


12 posted on 05/29/2014 8:22:37 PM PDT by digger48
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To: Talisker

I want the twofer. Let Clinton nail Obama and then BAM! Gowdy nails Clinton.


13 posted on 05/29/2014 8:23:56 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: dontreadthis

She authorized weapons of mass destruction to be given to Al Qaeda (to fight Qaddafi) and then tried to buy them back on 911 because she is so naive and stupid and sent Stevens from Tripoli to Benghazi on a c130 with 31 Cia weapons experts ( who have been threatened if they speak) to pick them up in exchange for over 400 million dollars and it blew to hell. She is a traitor. She should be in prison.


14 posted on 05/29/2014 8:24:10 PM PDT by SADMILLIE
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To: digger48

Not to plan it, but maybe to help implement it.


15 posted on 05/29/2014 8:28:10 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: blueunicorn6

Excellent point, I hope Gowdy will spring that on her.


16 posted on 05/29/2014 8:30:01 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

Unfortunately, now that Gowdey has selected a lobbyist for the Muslim Brotherhood to work with him on the committee, I don’t know if she has a lot to worry about.


17 posted on 05/29/2014 8:39:00 PM PDT by Piranha (Power is not only what you have but what the enemy thinks you have - Saul Alinsky)
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To: El Zoro
I really suspect Benghazi was a cover up for gun running to folks supposedly fighting Syria but in fact were terrorist.

Not guns, but some 20,000 shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles. But we have TSA to keep our airlines safe, so not to worry.

Welcome to FR.

18 posted on 05/29/2014 8:45:50 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (The tree of liberty needs a rope.)
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To: Piranha
Unfortunately, now that Gowdey has selected a lobbyist for the Muslim Brotherhood to work with him on the committee, I don’t know if she has a lot to worry about.

Source please.

19 posted on 05/29/2014 8:46:41 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (The tree of liberty needs a rope.)
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To: Talisker

“The Clintons would like nothing better than sticking it to Obama. It’s the first time I’ve ever agreed with them on anything.
Reisist the urge.

It’s a trap.”

I totally agree! It’s a trap. There is nothing Hillary would like more than to run as the candidate that would fix Obama errors and, at he same time, fight those nasty TEA party racist, extremists.


20 posted on 05/29/2014 8:46:50 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: smoothsailing

What difference does it make!


21 posted on 05/29/2014 8:49:41 PM PDT by AFreeBird
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To: Carry_Okie

I can’t copy links on my phone. Google Phillip Kiko. There was an article about this at Shoebat.com that was posted here at Free Republic a few days ago.


22 posted on 05/29/2014 8:50:00 PM PDT by Piranha (Power is not only what you have but what the enemy thinks you have - Saul Alinsky)
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To: Piranha

Posted again today.

Republican Party works with Muslim Brotherhood Lobbyist to Investigate Benghazi

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/3161540/posts


23 posted on 05/29/2014 9:13:33 PM PDT by txhurl (Trump/Cruz '16, and everybody else for Cabinet members.)
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To: Carry_Okie

At #23. I still haven’t read the article.

But I trust Gowdy’s instincts 175%.


24 posted on 05/29/2014 9:17:05 PM PDT by txhurl (Trump/Cruz '16, and everybody else for Cabinet members.)
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To: Piranha

She’s got plenty to worry about.

As for Phil Kiko, he’s a high powered DC lawyer who has done lobbying for all kinds of clients from different ideological backgrounds. It’s what lawyers do. He’s known as a highly regarded Capitol Hill veteran who has a reputation for getting things done.

Any attempt to smear him or Trey Gowdy for picking him is highly misplaced and certainly suspect in my opinion. Shoebat’s article is just that, smear and innuendo.


25 posted on 05/29/2014 9:22:09 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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‘some Clinton allies and Democrats are concerned about the stain the Benghazi attacks could leave on the former secretary of state ‘

Well now, that IS the MOST IMPORTANT aspect of the Benghazi terrorist attack, isn’t it?? HOW DO THESE PEOPLE SLEEP AT NIGHT???


26 posted on 05/29/2014 9:27:10 PM PDT by originalbuckeye (Moderation in temper is always a virtue; moderation in principle is always a vice. Paine)
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To: smoothsailing

Wouldn’t expect that from Shoebat, unless he’s gone around the bend.


27 posted on 05/29/2014 9:27:16 PM PDT by txhurl (Trump/Cruz '16, and everybody else for Cabinet members.)
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To: smoothsailing

I am a lawyer as well.

My understanding is that Kiko acted as a lobbyist and not an attorney. Either way, he did not have to take the case but chose to do so anyway. Now he is in potential conflict with a client, or at least an ex-client, and this can raise legal ethics concerns.

Regardless of his sympathies for the Muslim Brotherhood, he has put himself into a compromised position. As far as I am concerned, the implication is that he will work to steer the investigation away from motive, and away from exploring involvement by the Muslim Brotherhood unless the evidence is so overwhelming that it can’t be ignored.

Gowdy has tainted the entire committee by bringing him on. Whether it was intetional sabotage or not remains to be seen. Gowdy already sides with the amnesty crowd so I do question his integrity already.


28 posted on 05/29/2014 9:29:29 PM PDT by Piranha (Power is not only what you have but what the enemy thinks you have - Saul Alinsky)
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To: blueunicorn6

75k of USA tax payer dollars in Pahkeestah for total b.s.


29 posted on 05/29/2014 9:29:47 PM PDT by acapesket
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To: txhurl

There is no evidence that Shoebat is anything but sincere in his Christianity, meticulous in his writing and temperate in his writing.


30 posted on 05/29/2014 9:30:46 PM PDT by Piranha (Power is not only what you have but what the enemy thinks you have - Saul Alinsky)
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To: Piranha

Meticulous in his research.


31 posted on 05/29/2014 9:31:16 PM PDT by Piranha (Power is not only what you have but what the enemy thinks you have - Saul Alinsky)
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To: txhurl

Have you read Shoebat’s article? There’s no substance to it. He mentions Kiko in the beginning and then goes off on tangents about groups and other people but never connects Kiko directly to any of it. It lacks substance, very weak gruel.


32 posted on 05/29/2014 9:34:38 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: Piranha

I posited that is was sabotage that Gowdy brought him in earlier. And Discovery.


33 posted on 05/29/2014 9:36:05 PM PDT by txhurl (Trump/Cruz '16, and everybody else for Cabinet members.)
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To: txhurl

What do you mean by “Discovery”?


34 posted on 05/29/2014 9:39:49 PM PDT by Piranha (Power is not only what you have but what the enemy thinks you have - Saul Alinsky)
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To: Piranha

OK, now I get it, it’s actually Gowdy you don’t approve of. Kiko is just a way of getting at Gowdy. That’s explains your assertions about both men.

I’ll stick with Gowdy, my gut tells me he’s putting together a solid team.


35 posted on 05/29/2014 9:45:45 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

The 5 assclowns that were picked for the committee will do what they are told to divert this investigation.


36 posted on 05/29/2014 9:47:07 PM PDT by Busko (The only thing that is certain is that nothing is certain.)
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To: Busko

No doubt about it.


37 posted on 05/29/2014 9:47:53 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing
No, no, no, no, no. It might leave a stain.

Stains seem to be a recurring problem for the Clintons.

38 posted on 05/29/2014 9:51:42 PM PDT by shove_it (long ago Orwell and Rand warned us of Obama's America)
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To: smoothsailing

I am disgusted with Gowdy’s support for amnesty for illegals. I do think he has been doing great work on Lois Lerner, and would have had no problem with his chairing a committee on IRS harassment of conservatives.

I was excited to see him appointed as head of the Benghazi committee gecause he can be a pit bull, he is familiar with the rules of evidence, he is fast on his feet, and he is smart.

Then I read about Kiko. Now I don’t trust Gowdy to get to fundamental questions about the involvement of the Muslim Brotherhood in the murders. It is very sad, because I did believe in his ability to lead the charge on the whole episode.


39 posted on 05/29/2014 9:53:29 PM PDT by Piranha (Power is not only what you have but what the enemy thinks you have - Saul Alinsky)
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To: smoothsailing
Thanks for your insight re Kiko. I know NOTHING about DC, but really want to believe Trey Gowdy picked him for a good reason.

And, tonight Megyn Kelly made the point that the Clinton camp must be really worried about the Select Committee, 'cuz her people are all huddling together tomorrow, plus she met with 0 today, and that meeting was VERY hush-hush!

40 posted on 05/29/2014 10:14:09 PM PDT by milagro (There is no peace in appeasement!)
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To: txhurl

From the little I read, there is a connection to the Muslim Brotherhood, but it does not appear to be direct, but twice removed. It bears watching, but it is not a smoking gun.


41 posted on 05/29/2014 10:26:54 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (The tree of liberty needs a rope.)
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To: milagro

It is getting interesting, that’s for sure. I expect when this is all over we will have an even higher opinion of Trey Gowdy.

Clinton is squirming. Her “what difference does it make” all of a sudden is changing to “somebody come up with a plan to protect my fat butt”. LOL!


42 posted on 05/29/2014 10:33:39 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: Piranha
It is very sad, because I did believe in his ability to lead the charge on the whole episode.

He will lead the charge, he will be successful in getting to the bottom of the whole sordid mess, and you will have the unexpected reward of being pleasantly surprised. :)

43 posted on 05/29/2014 10:41:35 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

What difference does it make?


44 posted on 05/29/2014 10:42:44 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: TBP

That’s apparently been replaced by “Somebody come up with a plan to cover my fat lying butt”.


45 posted on 05/29/2014 10:44:40 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: dontreadthis

bkmk


46 posted on 05/30/2014 1:02:59 AM PDT by AllAmericanGirl44
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To: smoothsailing

Does this mean that at their private little luncheon yesterday, obama declared the matter of Benghazi dead? That the “investigation” would go down the rabbit hole along with the rest of his and her treasonous actions? I wonder what she threatened him with? Disclosure of his true citizenship, perhaps?


47 posted on 05/30/2014 2:16:26 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: El Zoro
There are structural problems in the DC government that no election can solve. Obama and the courts have openly taken law making powers from congress, which have rendered congressional elections something of a farce.

By all means vote conservative, but realize we must also deal with the tyranny and not just the tyrant.

48 posted on 05/30/2014 2:21:42 AM PDT by Jacquerie (To restore the 10th Amendment, repeal the 17th. Article V.)
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To: Piranha
Unfortunately, now that Gowdey has selected a lobbyist for the Muslim Brotherhood to work with him on the committee, I don’t know if she has a lot to worry about.

How about not jumping to a FR-style conclusion w/o allowing some facts to leak in to clarify the situation?

49 posted on 05/30/2014 4:03:27 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: trebb

What are your facts?


50 posted on 05/30/2014 4:09:14 AM PDT by Piranha (Power is not only what you have but what the enemy thinks you have - Saul Alinsky)
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