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Obama Met With Panetta and Biden at WH As Benghazi Terror Attack Unfolded
President Barack Obama met with Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Vice President Joe Biden at the White House on Sept. 11, 2012 at 5:00 PM—just 55 minutes after the State Department notified the White House and the Pentagon that the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi was under attack.

The meeting between Obama, Panetta and Biden had been scheduled before the attack took place, and the Department of Defense is not commenting now on whether the three men were aware when they met that day of the ongoing attack or whether Obama used that meeting to discuss with his defense secretary what should be done to defend the U.S. personnel who at that very moment were fighting for their lives in Benghazi.

“Secretary Panetta met with President Obama, as the White House-provided scheduled indicates,” Lt. Col. Todd Breasseale, a Defense Department spokesman, told CNSNews.com on Tuesday. “However, neither the content nor the subject of discussions between the President and his advisors are appropriate for disclosure.”
Posted by: tipper || 10/31/2012 13:51 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [707 views] Top|| File under:

#1 
Benghazigate would be getting traction if the MSM were not abetting a coverup:
Benghazi blackout and Benghazi much worse than a 3rd rate burglary Via Instapundit and RealClearPolitics
Posted by: JohnQC || 10/31/2012 14:10 Comments || Top||

#2  The only American that died at Watergate was a Streetlight.
Posted by: Shipman || 10/31/2012 16:41 Comments || Top||

#3  but why Biden?
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/31/2012 23:29 Comments || Top||

#4  Benghazi-gate keeps getting better-n-better - NOT - for the Bammer + Admin.
Posted by: JosephMendiola || 11/01/2012 0:01 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
Buying Votes: Hints of East Coast Sandy Money to Come
Do we really want the same group that handled the stimulus money, managing what will surely be an enormous amount of money?
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/31/2012 01:03 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [440 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Nice edit. Thank you.
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/31/2012 23:32 Comments || Top||


Obama On Hurricane: 'We Leave Nobody Behind'
What if the hurricane is in Benghazi?

Hat tip to Instapundit and Elizabeth Price Foley.
Posted by: Steve White || 10/31/2012 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [294 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Maybe Biden will ask him if he has balls like cue balls...
Posted by: tu3031 || 10/31/2012 0:07 Comments || Top||

#2  From a lawyerly point of view, nobody in Benghazi was left behind. They were refused aid and left to die. I realize we are getting into "what the meaning of is is" territory, but B-HO and his minions are lawyers as well as feckless crapweasels.
Posted by: SteveS || 10/31/2012 0:37 Comments || Top||

#3  Yes, I too caught the shrewish little "we leave nobody behind" insert. Yes, we can clearly see the shoulder chip.

Those who deviate from the plan, or give their seat on the EXFIL bird to the wounded and remain on the ground to search for survivors.....well. they're just bloody fresh out of luck eh Mr. President ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/31/2012 0:59 Comments || Top||

#4  give their seat on the EXFIL bird to the wounded and remain on the ground to search for survivors.....well. they're just bloody fresh out of luck eh Mr. President?

I think, for Obama, it's more like "too stupid to live"
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/31/2012 3:48 Comments || Top||

#5  Still hearing the cries for help, Mr. President? I bet they never go away. Your words will never stop the haunting.
Posted by: Bobby || 10/31/2012 6:39 Comments || Top||

#6  Bobby, a sociopath cannot feel guilt.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/31/2012 7:31 Comments || Top||

#7  Harrrummppp, cough, cough, cough. Trying to look like a President rather than be one?
Posted by: JohnQC || 10/31/2012 10:12 Comments || Top||

#8  Using all those new terms and phrases learned eight weeks ago. Pre-positioned assets, leave nobody behind. It adds a little salt to his wilted pre-storm speech, chock full of platitudes.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/31/2012 10:20 Comments || Top||


-Election 2012
You know who, blames Sandy on Global Warming
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/31/2012 08:46 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [448 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Yawn. I did a little research yesterday and equated the rainfall event for D.C. to about a ten-year return period (frequency).

Compare with some New York clown on the news who said, "We seem to be getting a hundred-year storm every two years now." I bet he has all of Al's books.

Take a look at this: Rainfall chart.

The difference between a ten-year event in Chicago (hello,Doc White!) and a 100-year event is about 1.75" of rain in a 24-hour period - 4" for the 10-year and 5.75" for the 100-year. In a 24-hour period.

Al's trying to distract the folks from Benghazigate.
Posted by: Bobby || 10/31/2012 9:47 Comments || Top||

#2  Cause nothing says global warming like snow.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/31/2012 9:49 Comments || Top||

#3  Al's trying to re-capture his glory days of global warming. Puts one in mind of this quote:

"You don't understand. I coulda had class. I coulda been a contender. I coulda been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am."


Posted by: JohnQC || 10/31/2012 10:09 Comments || Top||

#4  In case you missed it, this week, there was a tragedy in New England. 47,000 people died - an entire coast wiped out.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/31/2012 11:18 Comments || Top||

#5  And who else is blaming global warming but Chris Matthews
CHRIS MATTHEWS: Well Professor [Michael] Oppenheimer, back in the 60s, we calls such people pigs. Pigs. No, really. They don’t care about the planet, they don’t care about the destruction of war. All they want is what they got, their stuff, and they want more of it. Is that what we’re facing here, just greed? I’m not talking about the guy at the coal mind, that’s hard work. I’m talking about people who won’t listen to you, won’t listen to science because they want more stuff.
Posted by: tipper || 10/31/2012 12:10 Comments || Top||

#6  The Global Warming industry scam makes a lot of money for its promoters. Moreover, it gives a great deal of control to big government over huge segments of our economy--as much as ObamaCare does or more. All that is needed are useful idiots.
Posted by: JohnQC || 10/31/2012 12:54 Comments || Top||

#7  The alternative to "Anthropogenic Climate Change" is "Non-Anthropogenic Climate Change."

No warmist has so far put forward an argument why removing humanity's influence on earth's climate system would make the present interglacial phase permanent.

Not perturbing a complex system is not the equivalent to stabilizing said system.
Posted by: Unereng Ulaper4796 || 10/31/2012 13:13 Comments || Top||

#8  No warmist has so far put forth an argument that any proposed amelioration of AGW will actually make a difference on a time frame of less than 200 years.
All their action proposals are designed to cripple Western economies. Period.
Posted by: Anguper Hupomosing9418 || 10/31/2012 13:26 Comments || Top||

#9  No warmist has so far put forth which type of SUV the Dinosaurs were driving back in their 'global warming' period.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 10/31/2012 13:35 Comments || Top||

#10  Voldemort?
Posted by: Cincinnatus Chili || 10/31/2012 14:28 Comments || Top||

#11 

Doom Sayers, go die. Americans will be fine without you.
Posted by: Thrert Creresh3656 || 10/31/2012 15:59 Comments || Top||

#12  Hey, when Chris Matthews is on your side, you know you are...sooo screwed.
Posted by: tu3031 || 10/31/2012 21:11 Comments || Top||


Don't You Know Who I Am?
by Javier Manjarres

A group of sign-waving campaign ralliers comprised of both Democrat and Republican supporters outside an Aventura, Florida polling location witnessed Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz get involved in a heated altercation with an Aventura policeman after she apparently took issue with his request to not engage in campaign activities in the street which would hold up oncoming traffic.

She listened to the police officer’s respectful and reasonable request, but Wasserman Schultz continued to argue with the police officer, according to several people who witnessed the incident.

Wasserman Schultz was greeting voters and waiving her campaign signs on a street that leading into the polling site and was obstructing traffic by stopping cars before they could even enter the parking area.

The police officer respectfully asked Wasserman Schultz to move onto the sidewalk as everyone else was required to do, but the Congresswoman was unhappy with not being able to campaign how she saw it fit. Unnerved by the simple request from a police officer, Wasserman Schultz made a “well placed” phone call to some unknown individual in a position of authority. Five minutes later, the Aventura City Mayor came to the scene and was confronted by Debbie Wasserman Schultz and proceeded to get an earful from her as well.

Wasserman Schultz stayed about 20 minutes before she left the scene with the six or so supporters she brought with her . After the congresswoman left, one of the Democrat supporters who witnessed the whole incident confronted the Mayor and told him that what she did was “extremely inappropriate” for her to berate him in the manner she did.

This altercation is just a few days removed from an earlier incident in which the congresswoman took issue with a Democrat voter who refused to campaign and support her and instead supported her Republican congressional opponent Karen Harrington.

Posted by: Deacon Blues || 10/31/2012 08:15 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [702 views] Top|| File under:

#1  "Don't You Know Who I Am?"

More to the point, I know WHAT you are......
Posted by: Ebbeack Uleck3361 || 10/31/2012 12:59 Comments || Top||

#2  A person who is shrill, irrational, and appears deranged? The Anthony Weiner of Florida sans the internet sex scandal.
Posted by: JohnQC || 10/31/2012 13:19 Comments || Top||

#3  Don't they have disturbing the peace laws there?

How about voter imtimidation? She was forcing people to stop.

haul her ass off to jail until November 7th.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 10/31/2012 13:41 Comments || Top||

#4  "Don't You Know Who I Am?"

Someone who doesn't grasp her 'immunity' disappears after she leave the floor of the House and she becomes a citizen 'equal before the law'.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/31/2012 13:58 Comments || Top||

#5  I can't believe the Dems aren't smart enough to shift her to a less visible position. She makes them look like idiots on a daily basis. Even Biden isn't that frequent.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 10/31/2012 14:50 Comments || Top||

#6  The officer should have pepper sprayed her, then tazed her.
Posted by: Jefferson || 10/31/2012 17:00 Comments || Top||

#7  Nope. That would have played right into her intent, i.e. to rally the base, especially the yoots.
Posted by: lotp || 10/31/2012 20:31 Comments || Top||

#8  mayo-haired shark-toothed mumbly talking point robot scrunts everywhere hardest hit
Posted by: Frank G || 10/31/2012 20:54 Comments || Top||

#9  Yeah, I know who she is. She's Nancy Pelosi in the remake of Back to the Future...
Posted by: tu3031 || 10/31/2012 21:22 Comments || Top||


Creepy: Singing children advocate for Obama's re-election, blame parents


[Examiner] The video is featured at the Future Children Project web site with a caption that reads: "Re-electing President Obama is a momentous decision that will require every single voter."
When I was a tad children were happy. They weren't zombiebots. Look at those little brats' faces. Look at them all through the video. Not one of them shows any expression at all. It's frightening. They look like Pod Children. They claim to be the Children of the Future.
"Imagine an America where strip mines are fun and free; Where gays can be fixed and sick people just die; And oil fills the sea," reads the opening lyrics.
We used to spend lotsa time outside when I was a kid, usually shooed out there by our parents, occasionally chased or even tossed. We ran, laughed, played, got into fist fights, and occasionally got bruised up falling down the rocky slopes of strip mines and quarries. We thought these were nifty because they were so much safer for our dads. Strip miners seldom died of methane inhalation and the quarries never fell in on them because there was nothing over them to fall.

"We haven't killed all the polar bears, but it's not for lack of trying," the song adds, despite a suppressed report indicating that polar bear populations are actually increasing.
Mmmmm! Bear!

As far as I know, this song isn't actually a Nazi ditty, but was written specifically for the play Cabaret, hence the brief appearance of the depraved-looking guy toward the end. But if Goebbels had heard it he'd probably have liked it and it would have made the Reichsfunk Top 40.
"Big Bird is sacked," the children sing - a clear reference to Mitt Romney's comment that he would stop taxpayer subsidies of PBS.
I actually grew almost to adultery before the United States got State Radio like the Soviets had. PBS was supposed to be an alternative to ABC/NBC/CBS, which were collectively described as a "Vast Wasteland." Nowadays we call that the "Golden Age of Television." Personally, I think Kukla, Fran and Ollie were a lot funnier than Big Bird. And Phineas T. Bluster had it all over Oscar the Grouch. And Miss Nancy once saw me in the Magic Mirror, which was a lot more interesting to the 5-year-old me than the Letter E.
"The Earth is cracked and the atmosphere is frying," they add, despite a report showing that global warming ended 16 years ago.
Children believe what they're told. When I was a child we were told that the United States is a great nation, that it's the land of the free and the home of the brave. We enjoyed being free and we tried to be brave despite the fact that we had occasional "duck and cover" exercises at school and the earth was in literal danger of being cracked, the atmosphere frying. One of the characteristics of people who weren't free was their unpleasant habit of convincing themselves that whatever dictator they currently had was the Greatest Mind of His Age, the Man with All the Answers, who was worthy of their adoration. It wasn't just Stalin and Hitler and Mao Tse Tung. It was Nasser and Peron and Sukarno and Franco and Stroessner and all the other pipsqueak dictators and strongmen. If I'd ever suggested to my parents that somebody wanted me to sing a hymn to President Eisenhauer they'd have assumed I'd become demented and called the men in the white coats.
The song is filled with similar straw-man arguments and ends with a message Barack Obama is sure to appreciate.

"Mom and Dad, we're blaming you!"
Being a part of something greater than yourself has an appeal. It can be religion or it can be politics, but the end result is the same: you don't really have to do any thinking. After all, His Excellency or His Holiness has done all that needs done. The i's have been dotted, the t's crossed.

Thus you could have been a part of the Soviet Union, cranking along for 75 self-justifying years, quoting from the collected works of Marx and Lenin. Or you could have been part of a Thousand Year Reich for... ummm... 12 years. Or you could rely on the dogma of The Church, be it Catholic in 1500 or the Koran in today's version of the Seventh Century.

All it takes for His Enormity is a little charisma to get the message across. Charisma seems to be pretty common. Lots of people have it. Girls used to throw their underwear at Frank Sinatra and they used to faint for the Beatles -- and for B.O. Watch Leni Reifenstahl's magnum opus. Listen to the inspiring music as Der Fuehrer's plane is landing at Nuremburg. Watch the reaction of the populace, to include the adoring girls. Imagine what it felt like to be a part of something so much bigger than yourself. The movie celebrates precisely that for an hour and 45 minutes.

But somehow the jackbooted thugs and the knock at the door in the wee hours of the morn seem to follow the initial euphoria, don't they? And, being a part of something so much greater than yourself, you could support the breaking of a few eggs to make an omelette, as long as you're not the egg. After all, His Enormity is fixing all that's wrong with society.

Somebody let society get that way. It was probably your parents. So you'd probably blame them.

Which came first? The True Believer or the egg?
Posted by: Fred || 10/31/2012 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [892 views] Top|| File under:

#1  They're little kids. Tell them to get lost. Like our parents did with us when we got stupid...
Posted by: tu3031 || 10/31/2012 0:29 Comments || Top||

#2  Being drug down like this must surely be like having a milstone around your neck... government, government, government.
Posted by: newc || 10/31/2012 0:45 Comments || Top||

#3  We're the children of the future, saddled under piles of debt. We all wish the liberals had wised up, but there are no signs yet.
They preferred class warfare rhetoric, and calling everyone racist hicks, to fool the electorate with their emotional tricks.

Come on everyone, sing along.

If the Republicans can't come up with a snarky response to this they aren't even trying.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 10/31/2012 0:50 Comments || Top||

#4  Dear God help us if he, Axelrod, Jarrett and the rest of his evil regime are not defeated in November.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/31/2012 1:04 Comments || Top||

#5  Paul Harvey
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/31/2012 1:41 Comments || Top||

#6  Through the years, I've often wondered how a people could allow the rise of Hitler. Each time I've seen old film clips of crowds in surrender... I never understood how that could happen.

I still don't know how that can happen..... but today? Sometimes, I feel like I'm a part of that history...
Posted by: Sherry || 10/31/2012 2:04 Comments || Top||

#7  Fred, when I saw that creepy singing kids video I too immediately thought of that same scene from Cabaret - in my mind one of the most powerful ever out of Hollywood.
Posted by: Glenmore || 10/31/2012 8:01 Comments || Top||

#8  That damned song from Cabaret scares me every time I hear it.
Posted by: Steve White || 10/31/2012 8:58 Comments || Top||

#9  Sherry, this is why. He fulfilled their desires which they would pay with their lives and souls.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/31/2012 9:36 Comments || Top||

#10  "Honor your father and mother." Ephesians 6:2
Posted by: Thrert Creresh3656 || 10/31/2012 10:15 Comments || Top||

#11  Besoeker, if Paul Harvey's video is circa 1967, that is prescient.

The current video is not only creepy but seems p0rn0graphic in that it uses kids to try to maintain power in Washington. The people who made this should be ashamed of themselves.
Posted by: JohnQC || 10/31/2012 10:19 Comments || Top||

#12  Shame on the left? There is no shame in the pursuit of Power. Power is self justifying and self-rationalized.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/31/2012 10:31 Comments || Top||

#13  ...well, for the Left.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/31/2012 10:32 Comments || Top||

#14  #5 Paul Harvey If I were the devil.
Posted by: tipper || 10/31/2012 10:52 Comments || Top||

#15  Judge Jeanine
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/31/2012 11:00 Comments || Top||

#16  Did somebody say strip mine?
Posted by: BJ Clinton || 10/31/2012 11:00 Comments || Top||

#17  mmmm mmmm mmmm
bacon maiyonnaise fajita
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/31/2012 11:04 Comments || Top||

#18  These guys really can't contain their inner Stalin. It just keeps poking its head out.
Posted by: Iblis || 10/31/2012 12:33 Comments || Top||

#19  I recall posting that very video "Tomorrow Belongs To Me" back in 2008. The whole cult of personality upon which the Obama administration depends has had that sort of overtone since the beginning. This Obama video is yet more Goebbels/Reifenstahl style propaganda, preaching:

accept what you are told uncritically, ignore any counter facts, blame someone else when bad things happen, for you are superior to those who do not believe as you do, so they deserve what they get at your hands, and you should take what you want because you deserve it for just being you (and supporting dear leader).
Posted by: OldSpook || 10/31/2012 16:01 Comments || Top||



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