'Phony' indignation

Obama dishonors office, insults you, with cynical scandal claim

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Words cannot approach the point of describing our profound and fathomless contempt for this White House’s cynical attempt to brand its many outrageous scandals as “phony.”

It’s simply one of the lowest ebbs in presidential history.

Someone somewhere in the dark recesses of this administration – perhaps the same person who wrote the fairy tale about the video protest in Benghazi that supposedly took place (but never did) before four Americans were killed there – concocted without doubt the most contemptuous talking point ever.

The president’s marionette Jay Carney might be laughed off for such pitiable mockery, but the president lowered himself to that level as well.

Phony, Mr. President? Phony? How dare you, sir. You debase the highest office in the land.

A slain Border Patrol agent – murdered as a result of your administration’s “Fast and Furious” scandal, in which your minions purposely let high-powered weapons “walk” into the hands of ultra-violent drug cartels? Then a cover-up, stretching to the president himself?

Tell the family of Brian Terry that it’s a “phony” scandal.

An unforgivable failure of security when terrorists attacked our outpost in Benghazi on the anniversary of 9-11 last year and killed four Americans – and then that fairy tale that an anti-Islam Internet video caused it? Then a cover-up to protect whoever fabricated that bald-faced lie?

Tell the families of the Benghazi dead and wounded that it’s a “phony” scandal.

A naked partisan political attack by the IRS on conservative groups, harassing and stonewalling them for several years – at just the right time to diminish their effectiveness before the 2012 election?

Ask the many good, patriotic Americans who took time out of their lives and their livelihoods to contribute to their country’s civic and financial health – and had their country smack them down for their trouble – if this is a “phony” scandal.

When Barack Obama did it, “community organizing” was nearly worthy of canonization. Now, when conservatives do it, they’re an enemy to be stopped by any means necessary – including the politicization of just about every federal agency on record.

Then there’s the Department of Justice spying on news organizations and the National Security Agency spying on all Americans. The latter has become an international scandal, with European leaders jittery and Europeans angry and in the streets. Ask them if it’s a “phony” scandal.

It’s worth noting that any of these scandals by themselves, in any other presidency, would have been stand-alone disasters that might have proved fatal to the administration.

Not with this crew. There are just so many insults and outrages emanating from this condescending crowd that the scandals are hard to keep track of and to keep forefront.

Fact is, they’re banking on that, as well as on our fast-paced distracted living, on a disinterested lapdog liberal media, and on the mere passage of time to help them get away with all these blatant affronts to your intelligence.

The only thing transparent about this self-described “most transparent administration ever” is the increasingly
petulant, insulting manner in which it stoops to slap Americans in the face.

The only phony aspect of this is the beyond-offensive talking points coming out of this White House.

“My son is dead. How could that be phony?” says Patricia Smith, whose son Sean died in the Benghazi attack.

That massive thud you hear is this country hitting a new low.

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Bizkit
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Bizkit 08/01/13 - 11:21 am
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It's just an observation but

It's just an observation but why is it that most progressives sound like they hate America. Granted there are things wrong and I have protested the Vietnam war, support racial and gender equality, etc. , but still I love this country and work to improve it. But I believe "We the people" are better equipped to deal with our problems more so than those morons in Washington. I mean how many times have I supported a Dem or Rep only to feel "had" and disappointed. Then progressives have so much confidence in Big Govt they are willing to give all their freedoms, thoughts, and privacy to a bunch of morons with a terrible success records. It almost seems like some diabolical govt experiment where they found a couple of progressive ideologues and cloned them. Little diversity in thought. Conservative and Rep are so diverse they can't ever get along-just like the Dems use to be.

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dahreese 08/01/13 - 11:20 am
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"[The AC doesn't] mention NSA
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"[The AC doesn't] mention NSA surveillance of Americans that we know goes back to at least 2006. Then there's there 800 pound gorilla in the room, The Patriot Act, passed by an administration the Chronicle liked to give free passes, that made much of this possible."

"Then there’s the Department of Justice spying on news organizations and the National Security Agency spying on all Americans."

And Senator Saxby Chambliss, a good ole boy" (Republican, ranking number two on the Intelligence Committee) has been defending NSA snooping.

www.rawstory.com/.../sens-feinstein-and-chambliss-defend-nsa-spying-o...

Is it asking too much for a little editorial objectivity over merely inflaming passions?

Bizkit
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Bizkit 08/01/13 - 11:23 am
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ROFLMAO-Chambliss a

ROFLMAO-Chambliss a Republican. It's like calling Obama a liberal. That is hilarious. Remember Rep and Dem are just labels for the general public in Washington DC there are no Rep or Dem just mostly millionaires.

dahreese
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dahreese 08/01/13 - 11:27 am
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"Then progressive have so
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"Then progressive have so much confidence in Big Govt they are willing to give all their freedoms, thoughts, and privacy to a bunch of morons will a terrible success records."

Correct me if I'm wrong, but wasn't it "progressives" who actively protested Wall Street? Against the invasion of Iraq; opposed the Keystone pipeline...? Against the Patriot Act (with conservatives lately deciding they want the credit for it)?

Bizkit
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Bizkit 08/01/13 - 12:14 pm
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Obama is a progressive who

Obama is a progressive who voted to support the Patriot Act. Liberals also protested the invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan, protested Wall Street, protested Vietnam and most all violence. But there is a big difference between a liberal and a progressive.
I don't have a problem with the Keystone and I think environmentalist fears cloud peoples judgment. Well I know that processing the sand oils leaves a large carbon footprint-but that is Canada's business. We will still import the oil in trucks which will make a larger carbon footprint than a pipeline. The Alaska pipeline has been huge economic benefit to Alaska with numerous boomtowns and huge govt revenues, it goes over much more rough terrain and they've had about 6 spills (over 40 years). Overall I'd say it was a success-I'm more worried about drilling for oil in the oceans. Then there is the time and money spent on the southern half which is complete. The production of your cell phone and computer generates some 40 toxic substances (and more toxic products than a oil line) but I don't hear progressives wanting to rid the world of either. So worry about a possible oil spill when there are greater environmental fires to put out that dump crap everyday.

Humble Angela
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Humble Angela 08/01/13 - 11:34 am
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"Correct me if I'm wrong, but
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"Correct me if I'm wrong, but wasn't it "progressives" who actively protested Wall Street? Against the invasion of Iraq; opposed the Keystone pipeline...?"

Yeah....like he said...they hate America.

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KSL 08/01/13 - 12:18 pm
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And reproduce.

And reproduce.

dichotomy
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dichotomy 08/01/13 - 12:21 pm
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Bodhisattva.......This

Bodhisattva.......This article is taking NOW, THIS PRESIDENT, THESE SCANDALS. Nobody needs an ancient history lesson from you on administrations we have already managed to live through. We are currently worried about this administration and the fact that we might not survive Obama's lying and incompetence.

Humble Angela
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Humble Angela 08/01/13 - 12:23 pm
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Dichotomy...it's all they
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Dichotomy...it's all they have...point to other poor behavior in an attempt to rationalize their own.

carcraft
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carcraft 08/01/13 - 12:27 pm
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Lets have an update

Fast and Furious, 1 US law enforcement official dead, OVER 300 Mexican Citizens and with in a month a District police Captian have been killed with weapons from Fast and Furious .

It now appears that the IRS infringement on Conservative groups included illegal coordination with The Federal Election Commision.

I could not imagine any other administration getting away with the stuff Obama has. I think our only hope is the Republicans capture the Senate and hold the House!

Bizkit
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Bizkit 08/01/13 - 12:37 pm
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Good point KSL. Evolution is

Good point KSL. Evolution is he who reproduces (and passes their genes along) wins. Conservatives aren't reproducing. So we may see a shift in progressive gene alleles. But there is that epigenetic environmental effect too. So as they come to power and make more money and become successful the odds are they will shift Republican and suddenly become more conservative or liberal. Funny how that turns out-life's a beach.

carcraft
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carcraft 08/01/13 - 12:37 pm
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Of course when your Obama

Obama just opens his mouth and it doesn't matter what comes out, it is not to be questioned, but many times the stupidity can not be denied as in his Golbal Warming statement about accelerated warming over the last 10 years. http://blnnews.com/2013/07/30/ouch-senate-global-warming-hearing-backfir... Obama is simply an embarrassement!

Bizkit
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Bizkit 08/01/13 - 12:53 pm
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Carcraft the earth has had

Carcraft the earth has had some 5-6 ice ages-technically we are still in an Ice age that has lasted the last 2-3 million years. We've also had mini-ice ages-like the one responsible for the Irish Migration to America. The earth has also had warm spells too. Funny scientist admit they don't understand how large scale or mini-ice ages occur-but a sudden epiphany they now understand warming with impunity. But they do know it has something to do with carbon dioxide and methane, the position of continents due to plate tectonics (people forget Antartica use to be attached to Australia and tropical), variations in the earth's orbit and solar activity. But no-it's all man-made (not saying man doesn't contribute). I was reading an article stating that the deforestation of Europe and growth of rice fields in Asia the last 1000 years is partly responsible for global warming. Humans just can't think on large time scales because we are limited to such short lives.

Bizkit
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Bizkit 08/01/13 - 01:17 pm
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Car "cool" reference site.

Car "cool" reference site. And really funny too. Reminds me of many of the witnesses for the Zimmerman prosecution that destroyed their own case. The best laid plans of mice and men. Boxer should know you won't get a simple straight up answer from most scientists on any topic-it just isn't in their nature. Even if you did then a list of caveats would quickly be added. Everyone knows the progressive policy of never let a crisis go to waste-so if there isn't one they just make it up. LOL

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RMSHEFF 08/01/13 - 01:33 pm
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Bizkit

WOW....your new profile picture looks a lot like Monica Lewinsky.

Bizkit
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Bizkit 08/01/13 - 01:41 pm
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Yeah I went in for a simple

Yeah I went in for a simple appendectomy and woke up like this. What da heck??? I thought about suing but dang I look better and pretty hot. Hee,hee,hee. Nah, just thought I'd join the fun too. The copy cat phenomena. I'm starting to worry people may figure my true identity as an illegal alien-course just not from this planet-like the Man Who Fell to Earth. Yeah I know it is OBVIOUS.

chascushman
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chascushman 08/01/13 - 02:15 pm
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"Again, Issa is to blame for
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"Again, Issa is to blame for this "phony" scandal dismissal by many of the public. No one can have credibility when they announce that the White House was involved."
TM, that is not true. The WH WAS INVOLVED the lying racist was telling everyone that the attack was because OF some film when in fact he knew that it was terrorist attack. WHEN ARE YOU FOLKS GOING TO STOP TRYING TO COVER UP FOR THE AMERICA HATING LIAR IN THE WH.

dahreese
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dahreese 08/01/13 - 02:35 pm
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"Correct me if I'm wrong, but
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"Correct me if I'm wrong, but new

"Correct me if I'm wrong, but wasn't it "progressives" who actively protested Wall Street? Against the invasion of Iraq; opposed the Keystone pipeline...?"

Yeah....like he said...they hate America."

You're saying conservatives support Wall Street corruption as the American 'free innerprize' way of doing business - even if Americans are harmed by it.

But then, why should anyone intelligent expect better from conservatives.

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Riverman1 08/01/13 - 02:40 pm
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Dahreese, Question

I have a question for you. If Wall St. and corporations performed exactly as they are supposed to do without any corruption, would you support them? This is not a trick question. I'm just curious if you simply disapprove of the capitalist system.

Humble Angela
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Humble Angela 08/01/13 - 02:50 pm
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Maybe you didn't follow the
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Maybe you didn't follow the OWS movement. They weren't against corruption. They were against wealth. Or at least "income inequality" which is caused, much to their dismay, by ability inequality, and ambition inequality.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-11-09/occupy-wall-street-protests-inj...

And by the way. If statements like this:
"But then, why should anyone intelligent expect better from conservatives." are what it takes to make you feel superior, I pity you.

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myfather15 08/01/13 - 03:14 pm
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Fairness??

It always amazes me how liberals get on here and blast the AC as unfair. Yet, just the other day they printed a DISGUSTING piece of opinion from that guy Goduy again!! This guy is the biggest RACIST I've seen be allowed to place his opinion in writing and have it published.

When we (conservatives) see someone like that, having their opinions published in the paper, we don't start shouting how unfair it is. We address that PERSONS opinion and REFUTE that opinion with facts and knowledge. The LEFT, doesn't want to do that. They want to claim how biased and unfair the AC is, everytime a article is published that might be on the conservative side.

To the LEFT; the only way ANY media outlet could be fair is to ONLY print articles supporting of THEIR beliefs!!! Any other articles are biased, unfair and should NOT be published for others to read!! Doesn't this sound familiar? Isn't this one of the steps in every communist/socialist/fascist takeover? They ALWAYS take over the media, where NOTHING against them can be printed!!

Bizkit
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Bizkit 08/01/13 - 03:16 pm
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I like intelligent

I like intelligent discussions too but intelligent people don't resort to ad hominem. Nor the condescending: "I'm rolling over laughing".

Here is an example of an intelligent discussion about theology from some one I guessed attended seminary. Course I didn't.

Dahreese:
"The form of Christianity we have now is not the only form of Christianity there is, but it is the form "declared" by Constantine in 312 an no one at that time dared oppose him."..........................
"The "other gospels" were declared as "heretical" by Constantine."

Bizkit:
""Apparently there are a lot of misconception about Constantine and the First Council of Nicaea.

""A number of erroneous views have been stated regarding the council's role in establishing the biblical canon. In fact, there is no record of any discussion of the biblical canon at the council at all. The development of the biblical canon took centuries, and was nearly complete (with exceptions known as the Antilegomena, written texts whose authenticity or value is disputed) by the time the Muratorian fragment was written.

In 331 Constantine commissioned fifty Bibles for the Church of Constantinople, but little else is known (in fact, it is not even certain whether his request was for fifty copies of the entire Old and New Testaments, only the New Testament, or merely the Gospels), and it is doubtful that this request provided motivation for canon lists as is sometimes speculated. In Jerome's Prologue to Judith he claims that the Book of Judith was "found by the Nicene Council to have been counted among the number of the Sacred Scriptures".

The council of Nicaea dealt primarily with the issue of the deity of Christ. Over a century earlier the use of the term "Trinity" (Τριάς in Greek; trinitas in Latin) could be found in the writings of Origen and Tertullian , and a general notion of a "divine three", in some sense, was expressed in the second century writings of Polycarp, Ignatius, and Justin Martyr. In Nicaea, questions regarding the Holy Spirit were left largely unaddressed until after the relationship between the Father and the Son were settled around the year 362. So the doctrine in a more full-fledged form was not formulated until the Council of Constantinople in 360 AD.

While Constantine had sought a unified church after the council, he did not force the Homoousian view of Christ's nature on the council (see The role of Constantine).

Constantine did not commission any Bibles at the council itself. He did commission fifty Bibles in 331 for use in the churches of Constantinople, itself still a new city. No historical evidence points to involvement on his part in selecting or omitting books for inclusion in commissioned Bibles."
Apparently Constantine didn't serve any direct role in the meeting either just legalized Christianity, paid for travel for attendees, and organized the meeting but played no direct role of any of the goings on. He deferred to the Bishops.

Bizkit
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Bizkit 08/01/13 - 03:20 pm
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Back on topic. I do think

Back on topic. I do think Progressives must support Wall Street corruption, because they are in control and have done nada to address all the mes. Just brushed it under the rug-with everything else.

carcraft
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carcraft 08/01/13 - 03:41 pm
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Wall Street Corruption any one?

Ah yes those evil wall street types! Yes if only we had more government regulators the financial collapse never would have occured correct? Well no, the government regulators were busy watching PORN!!!! Gee may be occupy wall street should have been protesting government regulators, truely the foxes watching hens ( or should I say chicks)!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WxtCcwM5rYI So I guess the solution is to get more government regulators correct?

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nocnoc 08/01/13 - 03:39 pm
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Bizkit - makes a Good Point

"Evolution is he who reproduces (and passes their genes along) wins."

Conservative raise more children, while Liberals Abort more children.

If conservatives did not care about ALL life,
they would just sit back and allow abortion.

Because then the Liberal issue would resolve itself in a
few generations.

Bizkit
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Bizkit 08/01/13 - 03:41 pm
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Awww Sorry Dahreese I

Awww Sorry Dahreese I couldn't help myself from teasing you. Don't mean any harm. Sometimes I get Randy Andy. Hey it rhymes. LOL.

Bizkit
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Bizkit 08/01/13 - 03:42 pm
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Dang NocNoc hadn't thought of

Dang NocNoc hadn't thought of that. Too Funny!!!!!!!!!!!

carcraft
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carcraft 08/01/13 - 03:45 pm
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Bizkit, I agree with you

Bizkit, I agree with you about climate, it is much to complex to fit into climate change alarmist neat little boxes. My point is that there has been no warming for 10 to 15 years yet Obama says the warming has excelerated. Has any one in the "media (ie. Obama's cheering section) call him out on this?

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