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… Why am i not Surprised ?!?! [#abortion coverage]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,December 2nd,2016

.. the ObamaCraps got caught …

.. and it is as if they could not give a damn that they did …

.. the debate over the ObamaCrapCare bill was heated . The final vote in the House was close . Promises were made to pro – life DemoCraps [many of them Blue Dog Dems] to vote for the final bill . …. Well …

.. [h/t — m.NationalReview.com]..
.. [link] to the GAO report ….

.. the ObamaCraps lied , as usual …

.. the abortion ” coverage ” in ObamaCrapCare was supposed to be accounted for and billed for , separately . It has not been . The GAO has performed a thorough investigation , and has written a comprehensive report on the subject . HHS has not held the states , the exchanges , and the insurers to account ….

.. it is as if H.H.S. could not give a damn ….

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… Will Miz Hillary ever Learn ?? [#email server][#State Department]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,November 28th,2016

.. it appears not …

.. early on in her tenure at State , her aides [ including Huma Abedin] treid to get Her Lordship on the State Department ‘ s e mail system . But , it was Miz Hillary . She would have nothing of it ..

.. [h/t — WashingtonExaminer.com]..
.. [link] to the blog news story ..

.. now , you look at the criminal investigation of her actions in context . Should she have known better about using the private server . This especially comes to light , in terms of the gross lack of security on that system . Then you realize that she was far more concerned with the e mail server than with any concern with security ..

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… Another One Bites the Dust [#ObamaCrapCare State Exchange]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,October 29th,2016

.. now , it is Hawaii .

.. a number of ObamaCrapCare state exchanges have crashed and burned . Among them are Oregon [$330 million] , Maryland [$150 million] , and Massachusetts[$225 million] . Well , now those idiots [at the state level] have more company ..

.. now they have Hawaii for company ..

.. [h/t — WashingtonFreeBeacon.com]..
.. [link] to the blog news ..

.. Hawaii only enrolled a little over 8,700 people in its exchange . How much $$ did it blow ?? $220 million of taxpayer money , that is what . Does the ObamaCrap Administration give a damn ? Not one damn bit …

.. somehow , someway , history needs to hold these morons to account for their actions . Someday , I believe that they will be . The taxpayers cannot just continue to write checks with their hard earned money that the various governments keep cashing ..

.. this idiocy must stop . The idiocy behind the policy must be stopped …

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… Boy , does this Mom have Guts [#Baltimore Mom][#kid slapped on video clip]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,September 9th,2016

.. the riots in Baltimore are a sad fact of life ..

.. but you need more leadership from parents such as this : …

Baltimore-Mom-Hits-Rioting-Son

.. but what she did has made world wide headlines [and made her son the target of all sorts of ridicule]…

.. [h/t — LegalInsurrection.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post // video clip ..

.. to be honest , the kid deserves it . The kid deserves to be charged with a felony , at the least [participation in a riot] . Maybe he deserves even more . But the punishment he is getting now [public shame] is one that carries a great deal more weight these days …

.. can you imagine being this kid ? He took part in a riot . But his mom outed him , and it got caught on video . Worse , it is on worldwide TV [not just here , folks] …

.. the juvey punk brat future felon deserves it …

–[update]– this video is the enduring image of  the ” Freddie Gray riots ” in Baltimore . This mother decided to wake up and take a stand against the hooligans and the rioters tearing up her community . More than that ,  she wanted her  son home  , safe and sound …

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… Earth to I.R.S. — You Have a Problem [#F.O.I.A.]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,August 23rd,2016

.. the I.R.S. may think that it is above it all . However , it is not …

.. the I.R.S. received an F.O.I.A. request for documents . They are public documents , not private ones related to anyone ‘ s tax file . So , Infernal Service , you guys and gals have a problem …

.. [h/t — m.NationalReview.com]..
.. [link] to the blog column ..

.. the documents are already in the public domain . They relate to a ” sue and settle ” stunt that the Infernal Service pulled with the radicals from the Freedom from Religion Foundation . They did that so the loonie lefties could get their way , and try to keep the information out of the public eye . Fat chance …

.. uh , guys . That court settlement is public record . So those documents are of the public record . So the I.R.S. is subject to the Freedom of Information Act , and must respond to the requests of the A.D.F and Judicial Watch …

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… So What Can Be Done ?!?! [#Iran Nuclear Agreement]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,August 10th,2016

.. according to the terms of the agreement [and the Corker – Cardin bill] , the bill must be voted on by September 17th ..

.. there are several sources that indicate that the entire agreement [as it stands] has NOT been presented to the U.S. Congress . How do we know ? Congressman Pompeo and one of his senate colleagues [I am not sure who] were inadvertanly briefed by the IAEA and the US in Switzerland during the final negotiations . Also , there were classified briefings of members of Congress . Those briefings indicate that there are side deals , the existence of which has not been publically disclosed . So we know the truth …

.. [h/t — WashingtonComPost.com]..
.. [link] to the blog column ..

.. voting on the agreement would be outrageous . Congress has not been presented the entire thing . Also , the whole enterprise has been designed to evade the eyes of the US Congress .

.. so what happens ?? …

.. Congressman Pompeo and constitutional scholar David Rivlin offer a solution …

That review period was supposed to take 60 days and is triggered the day the president submits the agreement to Congress. However, because the president failed to submit the agreement in full, as the law requires, the 60-day clock has not started, and the president remains unable lawfully to waive or lift statutory Iran-related sanctions. Indeed, since the act also provides for the transmittal of the agreement to Congress between July 10 and Sept. 7, the president’s ability to waive statutory sanctions will remain frozen in perpetuity if Congress does not receive the full agreement Monday .

Congress must now confront the grave issues of constitutional law prompted by the president’s failure to comply with his obligations under the act. This is not the first time this administration has disregarded clear statutory requirements, encroaching in the process upon Congress’s legislative and budgetary prerogatives. The fact that this has happened again in the context of a national security agreement vital to the United States and its allies makes the situation all the more serious.

For Congress to vote on the merits of the agreement without the opportunity to review all of its aspects would both effectively sanction the president’s unconstitutional conduct and be a major policy mistake. Instead, both houses should vote to register their view that the president has not complied with his obligations under the act by not providing Congress with a copy of an agreement between the IAEA and Iran, and that, as a result, the president remains unable to lift statutory sanctions against Iran. Then, if the president ignores this legal limit on his authority, Congress can and should take its case to court.

.. don’t vote on the agreement . Vote on a resolution that demands that the entire agreement be disclosed publically . Also , said resolution should state that the Corker – Cardin bill is not in effect , due to the failure of the ObamaCraps to present it to Congress . Let the DemoCraps filibuster that …

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… yep , More E – Mail trouble for Miz Hillary [#ap]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,June 14th,2016

.. except that it gets worse ..

.. this time it is from the Associated Press . Yes , the wire service ..

.. they are only asking for 60 e – mails . Just 60 . But it has taken the bureaucratic dummies at State more than 2 years to even find just a few of them . no , they have not yet found a majority of them , yet …

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post …

.. except now that the AP is getting pissed , and they have sued under the F.O.I.A. doctrine . With the beefed – up legal doctirine that FOIA has , State must move , and move mush faster ..

.. they had better . The case is now before a federal district judge , and the AP drew a hard case , Richard Leon , a Dubya appointee . Leon is pissed at the State Department , and is taking no crap . He has them on tight deadlines , and will brook no excuses …

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… Missouri Governor Jay Nixon should resign [#failure]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,May 28th,2016

.. if he does not , then he must be impeached , tried , convicted , and removed from office …

.. the greater Saint Louis area had plenty of warning about the release of the grand jury decision . Governor Nixon obviously knew what might be coming . He is the commanding officer of his state ‘ s National Guard . He should have damn well known what could have happened in the potential aftermath of the announcement …

.. well , he [bleeped] up . Huge . The National Guard was mobilized . But only 750 troops . When much more were needed …

.. eventually , Governor Nixon called up an additional 1,500 National Guardsmen and Guardswomen . Finally , at last …. now , things are much more peaceful , at last …

.. however , it is a responsibility that Governor Nixon must bear , and bear alone . He is alone command responsible for what he does or does not do to help deal with the situation . He could have and should have done far better to help deal with the situation . Evidently , the Mayors of Ferguson and St. Louis [city] both wanted to reach Gov. Nixon regarding the National Guard . They could not . That is unforgivable , given the situation . There must be accountability for this situation …

.. Jay Nixon must resign as Governor of Missouri . If he does not , he must be impeached and removed from office …

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… Why am I not Surprised [#David Axelrod book revelation]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,May 15th,2016

.. His lordship has turned into a serial liar . he does it about just everything .

.. so , why should it be any different about gay marriage ? ..

.. as it turns out , it was not . David Axelrod has written a new book . I would bet that His Lordship is less than thrilled about some of the revelations therein , though …

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog news post …

.. He reveals that the ObamaCraps made a very active effort to conceal and lie about Obama ‘ s previous support of gay marriage . His public statements during the 2008 and 2012 campaigns were pure out – and – out unreconstructed lies …

.. but , it is the inside skinny . It also will dig up the fib factor where Miz Hillary is concerned , presuming that she does run for POTUS .

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… Oh , Now She wants a Gag Order [#Baltimore cop prosecutions]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,May 12th,2016

.. Baltimore County prosecutor Marilyn Mosby has been enjoying her time in the limelight …

.. but now things are different ..

.. she wants to crack down on the principals in the case …. even the defence ..

.. [h/t — Twitchy.com]..
.. [link] to the tweets // blog post ..

.. it seems that she wants a gag order on all of the principals …. in order to shut them all up ….

.. gee , anyone for a John Doe lw in Maryland , their Maryland …

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… Funny , Huh [#Miz Hillary][#EmailGate]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,May 11th,2016

.. it was the NYSlimes that broke the story .

.. I just wonder ..

.. [h/t — CommentaryMagazine.com]..
.. [link] to the blog column …

.. who was the source ?? …

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… POTUS in FantasyLand [#in Denial]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,April 21st,2016

.. is our President sane , or is he delusional , or what ?? …

.. the way he conducts foreign policy , it makes the way he conducts domestic affairs look tame by comparison …

.. he talks and acts as if things are the way that he wants them to be , or the way he sees them . However , Reality has intervened , and that reality is far and away from that . Reality is that US National Security has never been in greater danger in decades than under the stewardship of this incompetent moron …

.. [h/t — PowerLineBlog.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. This country needs to have a serious day – of – reckoning with the grievously severe damage that Barack Obama and his minions have done to this country . Hopefully , we will have it ! …

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… A Conflict of Interest [#Gruber]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,March 17th,2016

.. oh , yeah ! …

.. it is not just the federal contract , though ..

.. Gruber and his consulting firm had contracts with as many as 15 individual states …

.. [h/t — theConservativeTreeHouse.com]..
.. [link] to the news article …

.. it is not just the $400k with the Federales , which was never disclosed [until now]…

.. it is the $6 million + [yes , that much] that Gruber & Company made off of consulting deals with the states (without disclosing it to the individual state governments) …

.. the feds knews …. but , We the People did not know and were not told …

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… A Real Stupid Idea [#CMMS -> deleting e – mail]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,February 15th,2016

.. yea , you heard it right ..

.. in terms of CMMS chief Marilyn Tavenner , she gave the instruction …

.. [h/t — HotAir.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post …

.. delete e – mail to her subordinates . How could she be more stupid . She should have damn well known better that e – mail records need to and are required to be preserved for archival purposes ….

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… the Department of ” You Have to Be Kidding ” [#IRS following the law??]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,November 5th,2015

.. John Koskinen is a real arrogant ass .

.. I will guarantee you that One does not want to be a ” line ” IRS revenue agent this coming tax season …

.. considering the monkeyshines that have been revealed , and that has been just by the Service itself , boy , are people going to be creative when they get hauled before the service for an examinating (bad enough) or an audit (worse) …

.. [h/t — TAS.org]..
.. [link] to the blog post …

.. I am a C.P.A. . Yes , I have practiced in the recent past before the I.R.S. . I can just imagine the reaction of IRS agents if clients of mine tried to pull this kind of stuff when they were hauled before the Service …

.. rejected … Pay up …

.. yes , the Infernal Service is that harsh and unforgiving …. enjoy this tax season , I.R.S. !! …

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… This is Damned Suspicious [#Argentine Prosecutor Death]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,June 14th,2015

.. do you really believe that this guy committed suicide . No , I did not think so …

.. this guy was evidently a law – and – order hardcase . Because of that , he and his investigative team posed a real threat to the government of Christina Kirschner > So , conveniently , he OFFed himself ?!?! yeah , right …

.. [h/t — TWS.com]..
.. [link] to the blog news …

.. hopefully , there are more Argentines like him . if the Kirschner Government is in fact really guilty of corruption , abuse of power , or other offenses , then those allegations deserve to get a thorough airing . Most of all , they sure as hell do not deserve to be covered up , as it tends to happen in Argentina …

.. hopefuuly , soon , the people of Argentina are going to have a serious day of reckoning with the Kirschners and their cronies . Then , Argentina can truly get a government worthy of the possibilities of this grand country . Instead , it tens to get stuck with a corrupt kleptocracy , with often fails them …

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… i have heard that Politics is a Blood Sport [#Texas — Perry case]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,August 21st,2014

.. but this is outrageous …

.. [h/t — m.NationalReview.com]..
.. [link] to the editorial …

.. an executive has a great deal of latitude in running their office . That includes the exercise of the veto power . Some states circumscribe this power a bit , but they place the policing power of statewide people in hands other than that of a local yokel …

.. the policing of the conduct of state – wide officials belongs with either an appointed ethics commission , or , much better yet , in the hands of elected official , usually in most states , an attorney general . It should be made part of their responsibilities of their office …

..However , even state AGs should not be allowed to run wild . They can abuse their powers as well . Many DemoCrap AGs have gotten into the habit of collaborating to sue many people in the private sector . AGs have some regulatory power , but only that created by state law . They should not and do not have the power to run wild on their own , especially turning loose private – sector lawyers [ what I call plaintiff bar extortionists] for contingency – fee arrangements …

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… What the [#@$%^Q&] [#CMMS e – mail screw – up]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,August 14th,2014

.. what are these idiots thinking ?!?! …

.. are they taking lessons from the I.R.S. ?! …

.. geez …

.. [h/t — m.NationalReview.com]..
.. [link] to the news piece …

.. these people are required to maintain these records [including , but not limited to e – mails] by the laws governing the National Archives and Records Administration . Haven’t they got the message already ?? …

.. these e – mails should still be in storage on backup tapes and other media . There is no excuse , None , for this crap from the government …

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… I am Afraid that It Goes to the Top [#IRSGate]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,June 29th,2014

.. my educated guess is that the IRSGate scandal is a colossal doozy . I believe that it goes almost all the way to the top [POTUS]…

.. [h/t — m.NatIONALReview]..
.. [LINK].. to the commentary …

.. the big issue now is how much pressure needs to be applied to force AG Holder ‘ s hand . If Holder leaves , especially next year , there is no way that a new AG will be confirmed without several Independent Counsels being appointed [IRSGate , for sure , VAGate , ditto , Fast & Furious , probable , etc]..

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… It Makes a Whole Lot of Difference [#bergdahl deserter]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,June 24th,2014

.. if Pvt Bowe Bergdahl deserted …

.. [h/t — TruthRevolt]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. first is the morality . Bergdahl bailed out on his buddies , and left them high and dry . Next is the justice . Pvt. Bergdahl will be held to account for his actions , that I do not doubt . Accountability comes in . Bergdahl was and is perfectly sane , and deserves to be tried for desertion . You see , it makes a whole lot of difference ..

.. also is the justice for the wounded and the dead . There were troopers that were wounded in the operations that were undertaken in pursuit of Pvt Bergdahl . Those men deserve justice . Most of all are the dead . According to an outstanding interview and column by syndicated columnist Michelle Malkin , there were 8 dead . SecDef Hagel , you should have known the full brief on the case . Shame on you …

.. yes it does matter . It matters for the conduct of the accused , and for the morality and indecency of trading 5 exceedingly dangerous terrorist leaders back over to the Taliban in exchange for Pvt Bergdahl …

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… It tells You how Dangerous things are Getting [#His Lordship]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,June 8th,2014

.. Jonathan Turley was on ” Hannity ” the other night . His comments were striking , but not all that shocking …

.. [h/t — Mediaite]..
.. [link] to the video footage ..

.. What Prof. Turley said is scary . Especially with the LameStreamMedia behaving like a bunch of lapdogs , and doing absolutely nothing to investigate this guy and hold his feet to the fire …

.. May God in Heaven help Us All …

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… the Bergdahl Case Sets a Troubling Precedent …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,June 4th,2014

.. besides what may happen to our uniformed military [officers and enlisted] , it creates a dangerous problem …

.. you now put a price tag on the back of every American who is traveling anywhere in the world , anywhere . That is wrong , and it is dangerous . It puts us all in danger …

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… He Found Out in the Papers [VAgate] … My Ass ! …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,June 2nd,2014

.. you have got to be kidding me ..

.. does anyone really seriously  believe that His lordship ” just found out ” in the media ?

.. [h/t — Mediaite]..

.. [link] to the article ..

.. I sure as hell do not !! …

 

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… the VAgate scandal : A Preview of ObamaCrapCare …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,June 1st,2014

.. basically , the VA system is a single – payer system .

.. money is constantly funneled into the system , but the system inhales it . Doctors retire , and there is no motivation to serve . Also , demand always outstrips supply …

.. [h/t — m.NationalReview]..
.. [link] to the column ..

.. you just cannot stuff more money into a bureaucracy , and expect it to respond . The bureaucrats themselves have no motivation or incentive to do so . Even when there is ,a as in the VAgate scandal  , the ‘ crats find a way to game the system and defraud it . VAgate is the inevitable result …

.. yet , the DemoCraps want to go to a single – payer system for us all . Are they nuts , or what ??

.. does that sound familiar ? betcha knew that . yep , ObamaCrapCare .

.. It is

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… Those Dummies Knew [VAgate] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,May 29th,2014

.. what a big surprise ! ..

.. still , it is damning ..

.. [h/t — WashingtonTimes]..

.. [link] to the article ..

.. did it originate in the Bush Admin ? Yes . However , it started late in their time , and it was not in an easy position for them to deal with it . The big problem for them would have been the DemoCraps and their socialist Demagoguery in Congress . So , they did pass the ball , and gave the ObamaCraps a head’s up …

.. the Washington Times found evidence the Obama administration knew about the problems from the time of its transition into the White House :

The Obama administration received clear notice more than five years ago that VA medical facilities were reporting inaccurate waiting times and experiencing scheduling failures that threatened to deny veterans timely health care — problems that have turned into a growing scandal.

Veterans Affairs officials warned the Obama-Biden transition team in the weeks after the 2008 presidential election that the department shouldn’t trust the wait times that its facilities were reporting.

The briefing materials, obtained by The Washington Times through the Freedom of Information Act, make clear that the problems existed well before Mr. Obama took office, dating back at least to the Bush administration. But the materials raise questions about what actions the department took since 2009 to remedy the problems.

.. for the ObamaCraps , they wanted to do the traditional liberal remedy : they threw money at the problem. They have little incentive to do much of anything else …

.. to remedy the problems though would have made them public , and think back then to early 2009 : Team Obama was trying to sell America on Obamacare, so it’s extremely unlikely that people calling for a greatly increased government role in health care would want to make public a horrific example of what can happen when bureaucrats are in charge of a health care operation. The Obama administration — or any Dems pushing for Obamacare or single-payer — wouldn’t have wanted to shine a light on the VA debacle for the same reason airlines don’t show “Mayday at 40,000 Feet” as the in-flight movie .

.. so , they kept their mouths shut . Now , the bug is coming back to bite them … Big Time  !! …

There does appear to be a time span that will allow Team Obama to blame Bush, and don’t think they won’t run with that. However, that does little to explain why nothing was done about the problem for years since.

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… Zing !! [First Order] George Will on Government – Based Health Care …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,May 28th,2014

.. he asks the question(s) that the DemoCraps are avoiding like the plague ..

.. [h/t — theRightScoop]..

.. [link] to the show segment ..

.. it does not mean that the private sector can do the job any better . Sometimes , the government can do the job better ; Most times , it cannot . The government should be getting involved only where it needs to , and not a bit more …

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… What is the ObamaCrap White House thinking ?? [BenghaziGate] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,May 26th,2014

.. when they were playing cutesy – pie with YouTube over the video that they were attacking as the supposed ” cause ” of the attack on the consulate at Benghazi , Libya ?? …

.. [h/t — HotAir]..
.. [link] to the blog post …

.. you really have to wonder , at that point , what the White House was doing and thinking toying with YouTube ?? . YouTube will take a video down if it does not meet its rules . Also , like most any other content provider , it would do something for the nation , in terms of national security , if the situation is important enough . But , why at that point ??

.. that those idiots were already thinking and acting on this is grossly incriminating . Especially the timing ….

.. from HotAir …

The subject line of the e-mail, which was sent at 9:11 p.m. Eastern Time on the night of the attack, is “Update on Response to actions – Libya.” The was written hours before the attack was over…

“White House is reaching out to U-Tube [sic] to advice ramification of the posting of the Pastor Jon video,” the e-mail reads, according to Issa.

Asked about the document, a senior White House official told ABC News it demonstrates that the White House genuinely believed the video sparked the attack all along, a belief that turned out to be incorrect…

Issa has an entirely different view. He contends the document contradicts the White House assertion that it was the CIA who first pinned blame for the attack on protests in response to the anti-Islamic video.

The “Pastor Jon video” is, I believe, a garbled reference to Pastor Terry Jones, who was publicizing the Mohammed movie to coincide with the anniversary of 9/11. But anyway: Does the e-mail prove the White House’s good faith by showing that the YouTube video was on their radar from the beginning and not something they cooked up to make Susan Rice’s spin that Sunday a bit easier? Or does it prove that the YouTube video did indeed come from a political outfit like the White House, not intelligence agents? Actually, you don’t need the new e-mail to ask that question. At 10:08 p.m. on the night of the attack, less than an hour after the e-mail was sent, the State Department issued this statement from Hillary Clinton:

I condemn in the strongest terms the attack on our mission in Benghazi today. As we work to secure our personnel and facilities, we have confirmed that one of our State Department officers was killed. We are heartbroken by this terrible loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and those who have suffered in this attack.

This evening, I called Libyan President Magariaf to coordinate additional support to protect Americans in Libya. President Magariaf expressed his condemnation and condolences and pledged his government’s full cooperation.

Some have sought to justify this vicious behavior as a response to inflammatory material posted on the Internet. The United States deplores any intentional effort to denigrate the religious beliefs of others. Our commitment to religious tolerance goes back to the very beginning of our nation. But let me be clear: There is never any justification for violent acts of this kind.

There’s no question that the video was on the White House’s radar from the beginning. The questions are (a) who put it there, the CIA or some political actor, and more importantly, (b) why was it still there three days later after information had begun flowing in that a jihadi group was behind the whole thing? The “spontaneous protest” theory was more durable than it should have been, it seems, to the point where it took weeks for Obama to start calling the attack an, er, attack. Figuring out why it was durable is one of Gowdy’s core tasks, along with that pesky government-suppressing-speech thing.

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… Now , Another VA facility gets busted [VAgate]..

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,May 23rd,2014

.. evidently , there is a VA hospital in Gainesville , Florida . I did not know that . But , I do now ….

.. you would expect a VA facility (a hospital) near major Florida cities with military facilities . Also , in areas with major concentrations of military retirees . But Gainesville ?? …

.. [h/t — WashingtonFreeBeacon]..
.. [link] to the news report …

.. my guess is geography . Gainesville is southeast of Tallahassee , and is well north of Tampa / St. Pete . It is also northwest of Orlando . In other words , the Gainesville area (while now large in population) is off by itself . So , it does need a VA hospital . The thing is …

.. another VA facility got busted for playing fast and cute with the waiting lists . Jeez Louise , folks . Who has not done this ?? …

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… Why the Screwup with Cover Oregon ?? …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,May 7th,2014

.. [-] tax money — it flowed like wine — giving a state a lot of money to play with is a prescription for trouble . You have to be careful …

.. [-] philosophy — why a big – government takeover ? sttopid …

.. [-] fraud — the taxpayers of Oregon were defrauded . So were we all nationwide . The Oregonians were the biggest victims , though . They were stuck with a lemon , an Edsel of a website …

.. [-] website design — the feds did not help by screwing around as much as they did . It would have helped to have the design of the federal setup available so much ealier so that states could test out the design …

.. [h/t — katu.com]..

.. [link] to the news story ..

.. more to come …

.. bravo to KATU – TV , Portland , Oregon ‘ s ABC affiliate . They have done yeoman and yeowoman ‘ s work on this issue …

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… The BenghaziGate E – Mail is a Game – Changer …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,May 6th,2014

.. you might ask , why ? ..

.. [h/t — RealClearPolitics]..
.. [link] to Dr. Krauthammer ‘ s commentary ..

.. the e – mail links together virtually all of the key players , and brings in the rest of them [ones like former SecDef Leon Panetta] . As a result , it allows us as a country to begin to ask some of those old famous questions …

.. What did the President know ? , and when did he know it ? ..

.. what Dr. Charles Krauthammer is referring to is the taping system that President Nixon had installed in his Oval Office . He taped phone calls and meetings with it . When its existence became public knowledge during Watergate , basically Nixon ‘ s goose was cooked . It was only a matter of time until the damning material would come out , and it did …

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