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    Re: Rand Paul Calls Benghazi "Worst Tragedy Since 9/11"

    Hillary Clinton allowed the security lapse in Benghazi, and the subsequent deaths that followed as a result, because she had no incentive to care about them.

    Neither Congress nor the Executive branch cares about ambassadors, troops, etc. Their primary allegiance is to lobbyists.

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    Re: Rand Paul Calls Benghazi "Worst Tragedy Since 9/11"

    Quote Originally Posted by ThePlayDrive View Post
    Rand Paul is an idiot. He's a gross idiot.
    He is an asshole as well.


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    Re: Rand Paul Calls Benghazi "Worst Tragedy Since 9/11"

    Rand Paul would have to work hard to work up to the level of a hemorrhoid on the body politic.
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    Re: Rand Paul Calls Benghazi "Worst Tragedy Since 9/11"

    I'm willing to let the obvious grab for attention and popularity slide. Clinton's grin was quite on the money though. "If I was President..."
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    Re: Rand Paul Calls Benghazi "Worst Tragedy Since 9/11"

    Quote Originally Posted by solletica View Post
    Hillary Clinton allowed the security lapse in Benghazi, and the subsequent deaths that followed as a result, because she had no incentive to care about them.

    Neither Congress nor the Executive branch cares about ambassadors, troops, etc. Their primary allegiance is to lobbyists.
    And lobbyists promote who's agenda?

    *drum roll*

    Everyone and anyone's. It's a little hard for lobbyists to do their job if they aren't in some respect trying to represent the group they are tasked with defending and/or advancing, which could even be for Veterans.

    I know there is a bit of cache with promoting the notion that everything related to power is bad and that democracy is good..leaders should listen to the people, etc etc...but it would be nice if some more thought is put into statements like these, so you could realize that you're essentially attacking that which you ought to want.
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    Re: Rand Paul Calls Benghazi "Worst Tragedy Since 9/11"

    Thinking out loud: I wonder if the same posters who are so aggressive with Clinton were as aggressive with Bush and his cluster**** of a foreign policy.

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    Re: Rand Paul Calls Benghazi "Worst Tragedy Since 9/11"

    Quote Originally Posted by ThePlayDrive View Post
    Thinking out loud: I wonder if the same posters who are so aggressive with Clinton were as aggressive with Bush and his cluster**** of a foreign policy.
    Add to this the fact that under Bush, a number of embassies were attacked, more than under Obama. No kangaroo court hearings on those attacks, however.
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    Re: Rand Paul Calls Benghazi "Worst Tragedy Since 9/11"

    Quote Originally Posted by Redress View Post
    Rand Paul needs to learn that acting like an asshole trying to exploit a tragedy to score political points instead of trying to learn how to avoid such tragedies in the future is not going to work. I did laugh out loud at the "if I had been president" line. He is getting a little big for his britches.

    Republicans could have had the big score they wanted if they had focused on the mistakes made. Instead they went the asshole route and let Clinton come out looking professional.

    And the conspiracy carp is retarded.

    Which conspiracy crap would that be? You must mean all those retarded excuses brought up by the left over all that Pertains to Benghazi and to 2 other events in correlation with the Issue. Despite those two other issues running their own course and being ignored by the MS Media...... well, as much as they can anyways.

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    Re: Rand Paul Calls Benghazi "Worst Tragedy Since 9/11"

    Quote Originally Posted by head of joaquin View Post
    Clinton said otherwise. Now, which would know better?

    But keep dancing. I love how tea partiers have to run from the consequences of their crank philosophy.

    Here's a concept: if you want better embassy security, PAY FOR IT!
    No Clinton didn't say otherwise.....as she was totally mute on that specific. It was Joe Biden.....which is why you don't know what you are talking about. While looking for any deflection you can to get put out there.....as evidenced.

    Vice President Joe Biden said Ryan is in no position to argue about diplomatic security, arguing that Ryan, in Congress, didn't provide all the embassy security funding that the Obama administration asked for. Biden also contended that the administration knew of no requests for more security at the Benghazi mission.

    Statements:

    Biden: "We weren't told they wanted more security. We did not know they wanted more security."

    Ryan: "There were requests for extra security. Those requests were not honored."

    The facts:

    On Wednesday, the State Department's former point man on security in Libya told the House Oversight Committee that he asked for additional security help for the Benghazi facility months before the attack, but was denied.

    Various communications dating back a year asked for three to five diplomatic security agents, according to testimony at Wednesday's hearing. But Eric Nordstrom, the one-time regional security officer, said he verbally asked for 12 agents.

    The request for 12 agents was rebuffed by the regional director of the State Department's Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, Nordstrom testified.

    Conclusion: The GOP-led House did initially approve about $330 million less than what the administration requested, but in the final bill, passed with bipartisan support after adjustments by the Senate, put the amount a little closer to the administration's target.

    CNN Fact Check: What about the security in Benghazi? - CNN.com

    I know it is difficult for the Left and that Democratic Underground to follow the History of facts. But do you think that Verbal Request just days before the attack can be got around? I doubt so very much.

    Btw Next time Loudmouth Joe wants to step up to the Plate. Tell him to put on his Glasses.....the tri-focal ones. As he needs all the help he can get when trying to play Johnny Nash.....and singing that song about. I can see clearly now.

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    Re: Rand Paul Calls Benghazi "Worst Tragedy Since 9/11"

    Quote Originally Posted by rcart76 View Post
    Rand Paul To Clinton: Benghazi ‘Worst Tragedy Since 9/11′ — I Would Have Fired You | The New Civil Rights Movement



    Okay regardless of what your party affiliation is, we all know that this guy is full of ****. I guess he overlook the hot topic about some shooting that occurred in CT. What was that story about again???

    This guy is slim.

    I find it ironic that this thread is currently parked next to a thread entitled "rand-paul-tells-christie-stop-his-temper-tantrums-and-grandstanding"

    Or better titled: "Rand Paul to Christie: Do what i say, not what I do.."

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