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RAND PAUL TO HILLARY CLINTON: I Would Have Fired You Over Benghazi
Business Insider ^ | 01/23/2013 | Grace Wyler

Posted on 01/23/2013 8:53:49 AM PST by SeekAndFind

Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul turned the heat up on Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Wednesday during her Senate hearing on the Benghazi terrorist attacks, telling her that he would have relieved her from her post if he had been president when the attacks occurred.

"I think it's inexcusable," he said, adding that he takes her stepping down from the Secretary of State post as her accepting "the culpability for the worst tragedy since 9/11."

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 113th; benghazi; benghazihearings; hillaryclinton; hillaryhearing; randpaul; soshillary; whatdifference
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1 posted on 01/23/2013 8:53:56 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

He and Ron Johnson were the only two that had the guts to go after Hilary


2 posted on 01/23/2013 8:55:55 AM PST by Mom MD (A million people attended Obamas inauguration. 14 of them actually missed work)
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To: SeekAndFind
Not just for you, but for all.
Like I said before.
Military Scramble Order Overseas:
First, I've got over 26 years working in military control towers, most of them as the watch supervisor/crew chief on duty.
Scrambling aircraft to respond to urgent situations normally starts at the North American Aerospace Defense Command.
The scramble order comes down through a secured phone call on a direct line.
In the attack on the U.S. embassy on Benghazi, the drone control would have been from MacDill AFB, FL, by U.S. Central Command, and would have been in direct contact, or maybe even remote control to the situation room in the White House.
Watch this 4 minute 48 second video Inside the Situation Room.
The pResident SHOULD HAVE issued to order to scramble fighters to Benghazi, to get there in minimum time.
Then he SHOULD HAVE issued a second order scrambling AC-130 gunships to respond to Benghazi, and have them stand by for more orders. This should have been controlled by the pResident, who should have monitored and responded with guidance from his Situation Room, Read
3 posted on 01/23/2013 8:56:05 AM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: SeekAndFind

WHAT DIFERENCE DOES IT MAKE NOW... it was election time, and they were covering up the facts..that’s what matters.


4 posted on 01/23/2013 8:56:27 AM PST by rovenstinez
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To: SeekAndFind

AGAIN, LET’s BE REMINDED OF WHAT HAPPENED:

* Four Americans dead, including an ambassadress who begged for more security and didn’t get it.

* The Obama administration WATCHED and DID NOTHING while the consulate was under seige.

* The Obama administration (with the help of the State department ) concocted A LIE regarding the cause of the terrorist attack.

Given the above facts, what should the punishment be?


5 posted on 01/23/2013 8:57:34 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind; humblegunner

Clearly better than dad.

6 posted on 01/23/2013 8:58:47 AM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: SeekAndFind

Wow. Just heard the clip on Chris Plante Show (WMAL). He gets new respect from me.


7 posted on 01/23/2013 9:01:31 AM PST by carriage_hill (AR-10s/15s are the 21st Century's Muskets. Self-Defense is The First Human Right.)
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To: Mom MD

Mc Cain hammered her pretty good also.


8 posted on 01/23/2013 9:01:40 AM PST by Old Retired Army Guy
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To: Big Giant Head

Post # 3


9 posted on 01/23/2013 9:02:38 AM PST by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: SeekAndFind

His opening attack on Hillary was not productive- though it was most enjoyable.

His questions were very good though. 99% of the germane questions were the three from Paul.


10 posted on 01/23/2013 9:03:34 AM PST by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Wow....!!!

Good job Senator Paul!

She looked like she was boiling inside. Not used to being spoken to publicly like that...

Very enjoyable to watch, thanks for posting.


11 posted on 01/23/2013 9:04:38 AM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: carriage_hill

He gets new respect from me.

Rand Paul.


12 posted on 01/23/2013 9:05:44 AM PST by carriage_hill (AR-10s/15s are the 21st Century's Muskets. Self-Defense is The First Human Right.)
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To: carriage_hill

Apparently, Evita doesn’t have an FBI file on HIM! :)


13 posted on 01/23/2013 9:10:26 AM PST by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: Mom MD

I have an associate who was a big part of Johnson’s campaign team, and he assures me that Ron Johnson is the real deal. I hope he becomes a bigger and bigger part of the scene.

He is over 60, rich, and doesn’t give a damn, because he doesn’t need the job. That’s exactly the kind of Senators we need.

And kudo’s to Rand Paul too.


14 posted on 01/23/2013 9:10:34 AM PST by C. Edmund Wright
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To: Mom MD

But it was all in vain as they just made a statement and then she countered with a statement and then moved on to the next senator. I was expecting it to be like a cross examination at a trial where they would ask a question and demand an answer and then move on to the next question. Someone mentioned it in another thread that this is all smoke and mirrors and Kabuki theatre.


15 posted on 01/23/2013 9:13:22 AM PST by Blue Highway
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To: SeekAndFind

THE STUNNING HYPOCRISY OF HILLARY CLINTON MAKES ME PHYSICALLY ILL!!!


16 posted on 01/23/2013 9:15:05 AM PST by originalbuckeye (Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy)
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To: SeekAndFind

Rand Paul looked Medusa right in the eye and nailed her failure as SOS.

He is a true American.

He was the only one who took her on fearlessly.

Everyone else worried about the file on them that Hillary had.

I don’t know how Hillary will be able to sit down this afternoon after her ample rear end was kissed so much by so many.

The Senate is a joke.


17 posted on 01/23/2013 9:15:16 AM PST by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: Yosemitest

Certainly in my long life time H. Clinton is by far the worst Secretary of state in history. Her policies and bad decisions have left the middle east in total and complete shambles. Egypt is now in the hands of terrorist ( and she approved $1.5 BILLION a year to help them?!!. Lybia is now in the hands of terrorists. Central Africa (Mali) is a terrorist stronghold— and getting stronger. Tunisia is at least fundamentalists if not terrorist.The Saudis promote killer Wahhabi groups in the United States!! Pakistan knowingly harbored Bin Laden next to their military base and its “OH HUM” to Hillary— No big deal— Give the PAKS some more printed money!!. She is the worst.


18 posted on 01/23/2013 9:16:56 AM PST by willardwx
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To: SMARTY

Yep. Or there’s not much really “usable” in it. Missed Ron Johnson’s comments. Maybe Rush’ll replay them.


19 posted on 01/23/2013 9:17:26 AM PST by carriage_hill (AR-10s/15s are the 21st Century's Muskets. Self-Defense is The First Human Right.)
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To: Old Retired Army Guy

He asked questions she failed to answer and she just said she disagreed with McCain. I was expecting Hilary to be grilled and not just a few talking points thrown at her where she would just ramble on not really saying anything.


20 posted on 01/23/2013 9:17:52 AM PST by Blue Highway
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To: exit82
Everyone else worried about the file on them that Hillary had.

Paul was a twenty-something medical resident when all those FBI files disappeared. I doubt she has anything on him.


21 posted on 01/23/2013 9:19:21 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: SeekAndFind

Yep.

But, Obozo was the one who made the decision to arm Al Qaeda. He would not fire himself, nor admit he forced this on Der Hilderbeast.

FUBO!


22 posted on 01/23/2013 9:19:31 AM PST by Texas Fossil
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To: willardwx
It ain't her.
It's ALL Obama!

Obama is solely responsible for this.

Let's look at some of the facts.
So, let us remember. For a better understanding of the issue, read HISTORY of Mohammed ( spelled variously; Mahomet, Muhammed, Mehmet, etc. ). then watch William Federer explain it, from Jan. 25, 2012 at CC Chino Hills, CA. It's a MUST WATCH for everyone,Christians, Athiests and even Muslims!

As retired military myself, I've seen the damage of "keeping secrets" about bad leaders.
Obama is EVIL, pure and simple.
Please watch Glenn Beck with Trevor Loudon & his book "Barack Obama and the Enemies Within".
Then watch the 29 minute 13 seconds video Trevor Loudon- An Urgent (and chilling) Message for America.

Obama may be feigning "incompetence," thinking he's too sly, being a "wolf in sheep's clothing" since his mentoring was from Fabian Fascism..
The "Establishment Republicans" will probably NOT want to IMPEACH the TREASONIST Barack Hussein Obama II.
But it's better for the country that Obama suffer the penalty, the strongest penalty for his actions, and his inactions.
Let's look at the Presidential Oaths of Office.
Now who among us really believes Obama did any of that ?
To Obama, that was "Just words. Just speeches! "
Damn him ! Damn him to hell !

I'll finish this with asking you to read Watch the 18 minute 56 second documentary video "Absolutely Uncertain" at "theBLAZE.com" or on YouTube.com, narrated by Irina, the 23-year-old “Jewish New Yorker” and a former Obama supporter .

One other suggestion, read DID OBAMA WANT STEVENS DEAD?
The language is a little abrasive, but spot on.
23 posted on 01/23/2013 9:21:20 AM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: carriage_hill

She’s really something!

I’D like to cash MY paycheck without ever doing a thing to earn it ... let alone being accountable for my work!!


24 posted on 01/23/2013 9:23:37 AM PST by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: Mom MD

McCain went after her I thought.


25 posted on 01/23/2013 9:23:48 AM PST by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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To: SeekAndFind; IMissPresidentReagan; CourtneyLeigh; Just Kimberly; Knuckrider; MBohman; ...
thanks, for the post.
A Kentucky Ping.

...for those interested. :D


26 posted on 01/23/2013 9:25:26 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,spend it all today;who can take your income,tax it all away..0'Bozo man can :-)
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To: SeekAndFind

Tweak the Leftists, they are coddled by the media and are unprepared for tough questions. This is the only way back for the GOP.


27 posted on 01/23/2013 9:26:41 AM PST by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Johnson should have calmly said ‘it matters, Mrs Clinton, because this is the biggest Presidential scandal since Watergate, and NOBODY DIED in Watergate’.


28 posted on 01/23/2013 9:26:48 AM PST by originalbuckeye (Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy)
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To: Recon by Fire; Dscott_FR; Hawk_n_Ky; MrCraig; stoneface; hihozo; KJCarlock; freedombrigade; ...
A Kentucky Ping.

...for those interested. :D


29 posted on 01/23/2013 9:27:15 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,spend it all today;who can take your income,tax it all away..0'Bozo man can :-)
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To: kentuckycatholiceye; KentuckyGOP; kimmie7; kiss_of_angel_20; kupolitiki; KY Dittohead; ...
A Kentucky Ping.

...for those interested. :D


30 posted on 01/23/2013 9:28:48 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,spend it all today;who can take your income,tax it all away..0'Bozo man can :-)
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To: Mom MD

What a dog and pony show… Clinton’s fake ignorance to Rand Paul’s question of weapon transfers out of Libya clearly illustrates this is what the Benghazi deal was all about.


31 posted on 01/23/2013 9:30:48 AM PST by Java4Jay (The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.)
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To: Blue Highway
I have never had the expectation that a Clinton would do their job honestly or properly and I have never had the expectation that a Clinton would answer honestly when found to be incompetent and corrupt!

Nothing they do is surprising. I don’t expect that Evita will say a thing which is substantive or on topic.

32 posted on 01/23/2013 9:31:23 AM PST by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: willardwx

Hillary is nothing but a front for Obama and whoever is behind him. He has treated her like dirt, she has no power, and even if she did, she wouldn’t know what to do with it because she was completely unqualified for the job.

All she has done all of her life was cover up the messes of powerful men, particularly her husband. And for this the feminists wanted her to be president?


33 posted on 01/23/2013 9:32:09 AM PST by livius
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To: SeekAndFind

LOL, those stupid evil Republicans trying to destroy the character of member of the vast left wing conspiracy. In 2 weeks it will be forgotten, and Hillary’s supporters will still want her to run. Losing her cool? Wow, how would she be like sitting in the oval office? BTW, she is well known for losing her cool, so I was told back in 92’ by ARANG personnel with political jobs, especially if things don’t go HER way. I’m sure she had enough time to rehearse her answers.


34 posted on 01/23/2013 9:34:52 AM PST by Bringbackthedraft (Who we elect is not as important as who they bring in with them.)
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To: SMARTY

LOL — I forgot about those.


35 posted on 01/23/2013 9:38:55 AM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: Yosemitest

Thank you for this comprehensive post, it is a service for all that read this thread!


36 posted on 01/23/2013 9:41:33 AM PST by zzeeman ("We can evade reality, but we cannot evade the consequences of evading reality.")
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To: Yosemitest

Do you have all of that on a web page that we could link to? I’d like to post all that (with links) on my Facebook so that MANY others see it...


37 posted on 01/23/2013 9:47:13 AM PST by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.)
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To: Mom MD

Let’s say the police answer a call at the home of a married couple. The husband is dead and has obviously been shot. They ask the wife “How did this happen?” and she replies “My husband is dead! How can you ask me such questions? What difference does it make?”

Think that would be good enough for them?


38 posted on 01/23/2013 9:47:24 AM PST by servo1969
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To: Yosemitest

I appreciate your posts. Thanks for the effort.


39 posted on 01/23/2013 9:48:46 AM PST by bramps (Sarah Palin got more votes in 2008 than Mitt Romney got in 2012)
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To: SMARTY

As a (former) small business owner, I often didn’t take a paycheck, but always had to take responsibility for everything that happened. How lowlife, treasonous, incompetent POS like her get mega-paycheck-dollars-for-nothing, is beyond me.


40 posted on 01/23/2013 10:03:04 AM PST by carriage_hill (AR-10s/15s are the 21st Century's Muskets. Self-Defense is The First Human Right.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Benghazi hearing, WHAT Benghazi hearing? /s


41 posted on 01/23/2013 10:03:18 AM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: SeekAndFind

John McCain plans to ask Hillary for access to the other victims of the attack and why their testimony has not been made public.

I read on Drudge, this morning, that some of the same terrorists that attacked in Benghazi were involved in the Algerian attack. What we haven’t heard is whether the same Saudi weapons, that Obama sent to Benghazi during the Libyan seige, were used in both attacks.

It is my contention that the disposition of those Saudi weapons was the topic of conversation between the ambassador, Chis Stevens, and the Turkish diplomat.


42 posted on 01/23/2013 10:05:48 AM PST by Eva
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To: carriage_hill

It’s the whole political culture...getting worse, too!


43 posted on 01/23/2013 10:10:49 AM PST by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: SeekAndFind
Pathetic: ABC’s Terry Moran tries to play chickenhawk card with Rand Paul
44 posted on 01/23/2013 10:19:29 AM PST by Bratch
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To: SeekAndFind
This is nauseating.. Notice how Hillary used the same tactic that 0bama used in the debate? The "C'MON, FOUR PEOPLE ARE DEAD!!!" tactic where phony outrage is used to deflect guilt back on anyone who suggests the 0bama regime LIED TO PROTECT 0BAMA'S RE-ELECTION. 0bama asked Crowley to protect him and "get the transcript" prepared in advance by CBS.. WHAT AN F'ING JOKE.

HOW COME IT'S NOT A COVER-UP WHEN COMMUNISTS DO IT? Wasn't this a COVER-UP? What IS a cover-up, if THIS wasn't a COVER-UP!! I'M SICK OF THE COMMUNISTS GETTING AWAY WITH MURDER!!!!!!

ILLEGAL CIA PRISON AT BENGHAZI? Hmmmmm.. What exactly were those attackers after, hmmmm??? Who are those mystery 37 evacuated survivors that no one has interviewed, hmmmm?

Nixon's men broke into a hotel room at the Watergate Hotel to steal the opposition's campaign strategy DOCUMENT, OMG!!!!! COVER-UP!!!!!

45 posted on 01/23/2013 10:27:01 AM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: SeekAndFind

Ha! That was awesome. That took real balls - not one GOPe’er had the courage to say that. He gets my true respect!


46 posted on 01/23/2013 10:27:29 AM PST by LibertyLA (fighting libtards and other giant government enablers!)
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To: LibertyLA

The question is this — AFTER ALL THESE PUBLIC TONGUE LASHING, THEN WHAT???

You can’t fire Hillary, she’s leaving.

So? No one gets punished in the end.

What does this entire testimony accomplish?


47 posted on 01/23/2013 10:35:59 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

You are exactly correct - but finding anyone with an R after their name that will actually just say what needs to be said is sweet relief for me.

We can’t win anything trying to win friends from the left - that has been a recipe for disaster. At least Rand Paul said it, and wasn’t afraid of the left hating him. NBC is already attacking him.


48 posted on 01/23/2013 10:44:18 AM PST by LibertyLA (fighting libtards and other giant government enablers!)
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To: Yosemitest

Bookmarked for later reference.


49 posted on 01/23/2013 11:05:30 AM PST by EnigmaticAnomaly (Dim Logic: "Let me vote Democrat. Hey, I got screwed! Let me vote Democrat. Hey, I got screwed!")
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To: exit82
Rand Paul looked Medusa right in the eye and nailed her failure as SOS

I just pray that in a fit of remorse, Sen Paul doesn't commit arkanscide. America, now more than ever, needs men like him!

50 posted on 01/23/2013 11:18:43 AM PST by The Sons of Liberty (It's not "GUN CONTROL"! It's "PEOPLE CONTROL"!)
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