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Stockman, SOS to Unroll Petition Down Capitol Steps Demanding Benghazi Select Committee
US REP. STEVE STOCMAN ^ | 7-22-2013 | Press Release

Posted on 07/22/2013 3:37:29 PM PDT by smoothsailing

Stockman, Special Operations Speaks to Unroll Record-Setting Petition/Scroll Down Capitol Building Steps Demanding Benghazi House Select Committee

Jul 22, 2013

Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Stockman filed a discharge petition last week to force a vote of the U.S. House on establishing a Select Committee to investigate the Sept. 11, 2012 killings of four Americans at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya by a mob of terrorists.

Stockman will formally announce the discharge petition at a noon Tuesday press conference on the House Ceremonial Stairway. There, the largest petition ever presented to Congress, containing the signatures of 1,000 Special Operations veterans demanding a House Select Committee to investigate the Benghazi Terrorist Massacre, will be unrolled on the steps.

The dramatic unrolling of the 60-foot long petition/scroll down the House Ceremonial Stairway will be the opening volley in a nationwide campaign urging House members to sign the Discharge Petition forcing House consideration of HR 36 – the bill to establish a Select Committee to fully investigate the Benghazi Massacre.

WHEN: The event will begin promptly at 12:00 noon on July 23, 2013.

WHERE: The House Ceremonial Stairway on the House side of the U.S. Capitol Building.

WHO: Scheduled speakers at this point in time include the following:

Rep. Steve Stockman (R-TX) Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) Former Rep./Lt. Col. Allen West (Ret.) SOS Co-Founder Colonel Dick Brauer Jr. USAF, (Ret) SOS Co-Founder Larry Bailey, CAPT (SEAL), USN (Ret.)

HOW: The Discharge Petition ScrollOut Event will be set-up so as to allow maximum opportunity for news media photo-ops, video, and audio coverage. The 60-foot record-setting scroll/petition will be set up directly in front of the podium before being unrolled all the way down the stairs and across the sidewalk doing the event.

Large graphics featuring both H. Res 36 and the Discharge Petition will be to either side of the podium. A banner featuring the photos of the Americans slain during the Benghazi Terrorist Massacre will be directly behind and above the podium.

Copies of all speeches will be made available to the press. And the press conference will be opened for questions immediately following the unrolling of the scroll/petition, which will be accompanied by an Honor Guard playing taps in honor of the fallen Americans.


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; banglist; benghazi; betrayal; congress; corruption; criminal; doj; extortion17; genocide; holder; libya; murder; navyseals; obamaspeople; sealteam6; terrorism; threatmatrix

1 posted on 07/22/2013 3:37:29 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

Boehner, you gutless wonder! Do something, for once in your sorry life, to actually defend the Constitution and this (once) great nation.


2 posted on 07/22/2013 3:40:57 PM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Is John's moustache long enough YET?)
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To: smoothsailing

Stockman, SOS to Unroll Petition Down Capitol Steps Demanding Benghazi Select Committee

Silly me- I thought SOS was referring to John Effin’ Kerry!


3 posted on 07/22/2013 3:44:29 PM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: smoothsailing

Won’t matter. There’ll be Dems on the committee and they’ll be just like that ___ Clyburn — they’ll hinder the committee’s work every step of the way and if/when something damaging to Obama and company, they will minimize it or try to hide it. Congressional committees are worthless.


4 posted on 07/22/2013 3:52:54 PM PDT by falcon99
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To: JimRed

LOL, sorry for the confusion! :)

I had to abbreviate Special Operations Speaks to fit posting guidelines. Imagine Kerry demanding an investigation of Benghazi, that would be beyond the Twilight Zone! LOL!


5 posted on 07/22/2013 3:53:15 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing








6 posted on 07/22/2013 3:55:06 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: smoothsailing

nothing will come of it. The GOPe puts on a show hearing and that is the end of it


7 posted on 07/22/2013 3:59:31 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: smoothsailing

8 posted on 07/22/2013 4:12:28 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: smoothsailing; Eagles6; Imnidiot; 3D-JOY; dagogo redux; annieokie; penelopesire; maggief; ...
BOOM!BOOM!BOOM!
OH, PLEASE, EVERYONE WHO CAN, BE THERE!
WE NEED EVERY AVAILABLE PATRIOT TO LET THESE PEOPLE KNOW
THAT WE WILL NOT BE SILENT
AND WE WILL NOT STAND DOWN
UNTIL THERE IS JUSTICE FOR OUR MURDERED BROTHERS
NOT JUST FOR BENGHAZI
BUT FOR THE BETRAYAL OF EXTORTION 17.

Anyone wanting on or off this ping list, please advise.

Please excuse double pings. THIS is important. Thank you.


9 posted on 07/22/2013 4:21:32 PM PDT by MestaMachine (My caps work, You gotta earn them.)
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To: smoothsailing

Do you have the link for the petition handy? I have it....somewhere.


10 posted on 07/22/2013 4:30:47 PM PDT by MestaMachine (My caps work, You gotta earn them.)
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To: MestaMachine

http://specialoperationsspeaks.com/#sign

Can’t remember where I read it but SOS announced they passed the 300,000 signature mark today. :)


11 posted on 07/22/2013 4:36:19 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing
Is this on the West Side of the Capitol?


America demands Justice for the Fallen of Benghazi!

Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

12 posted on 07/22/2013 4:45:52 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: smoothsailing; All

Thank you.
ANYONE WHO HASN’T SIGNED THE PETITION, PLEASE DO IT NOW.

http://specialoperationsspeaks.com/#sign


13 posted on 07/22/2013 4:49:45 PM PDT by MestaMachine (My caps work, You gotta earn them.)
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To: ConorMacNessa

Scroll to the bottom of this link, there’s a map...

http://specialoperationsspeaks.com/#about

Capitol Driveway Northwest
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 226-8000


14 posted on 07/22/2013 4:58:34 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing
Thanks very much!


America demands Justice for the Fallen of Benghazi!

Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

15 posted on 07/22/2013 5:22:05 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: MestaMachine

Good for Stockman and all the Special Ops men!!!


16 posted on 07/22/2013 7:05:00 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: MestaMachine

Signed it.


17 posted on 07/22/2013 7:08:25 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: smoothsailing

Please do whatever you can to support Stockman.

Thanks much, AD


18 posted on 07/22/2013 8:51:41 PM PDT by Adult Dog
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To: smoothsailing
Just got back from the unrolling. Some good speeches - a lot of vets in the audience. I got to shake hands with Col. West.
19 posted on 07/23/2013 10:44:22 AM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: ConorMacNessa

Hey, that’s great!

I’m glad you made it. And shaking hands with Col. West, now that’s really special!

Hopefully I’ll have a video later of the event. I watched a live feed on the Fox News website. It was start to finish and was about an hour. They should make a video replay available at some point.


20 posted on 07/23/2013 10:52:42 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: LyinLibs

Whoa...those poontons are Fluck-size.


21 posted on 07/23/2013 10:56:44 AM PDT by ErnBatavia (Piffle....)
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To: smoothsailing
I got a few pictures:






22 posted on 07/23/2013 11:55:38 AM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: ConorMacNessa

Good pictures! Keep up the good work!


23 posted on 07/23/2013 11:58:43 AM PDT by timestax
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To: ConorMacNessa

EXCELLENT!!!


24 posted on 07/23/2013 12:07:52 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: ConorMacNessa

Here’s link to 16 pics from today...

http://www.zimbio.com/pictures/L3Y3GB5ZPaF/Petition+Started+Investigate+Benghazi+Embassy/GzeajOUAt5R


25 posted on 07/23/2013 12:38:12 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

A Select Committee! What a great idea! We’ll never hear about this Ben Ghazi guy until well into 2015!

Good going, guys. Well played.


26 posted on 07/23/2013 12:57:51 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Justice for Trayvon: Dig up his body and shoot him again.)
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To: ConorMacNessa
Found some more on Louie Gohmerts Facebook page...

I like the Hillary sign. :)

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151716313951904.1073741829.50375006903&type=3

27 posted on 07/23/2013 1:54:46 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: MestaMachine
The unrolling!

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28 posted on 07/23/2013 2:54:31 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: Cyber Liberty

Other suggestions?


29 posted on 07/23/2013 3:46:48 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: little jeremiah
Other suggestions?

Special Prosecutor with Subpoena powers, as a matter of fact. Thanks for asking, I can't believe it took all day for someone to see my post.

30 posted on 07/23/2013 3:49:37 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Justice for Trayvon: Dig up his body and shoot him again.)
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To: Cyber Liberty

Not being versed in comparing political/Congressional methods, I sincerely don’t know the best way to legally attack this. Could you explain in simple language why a Special Prosecutor is better than the Select Commitee? Does a S.C. have Subpoena powers?

Too bad FR doesn’t have the views per thread function it used to have, maybe not a lot of people have seen this thread. So much horrible news.


31 posted on 07/23/2013 4:15:27 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: little jeremiah

Well, the thumbnail is this:

A Select Committee will be a subset of the House. This means there will be a whole drawn-out partisan battle over who gets on it, just to start. This will take months. Votes. Then, the committee will decide from whom they will take testimony. There will be arguments on every single witness, with court battles. And votes. All of this in secret, by the way. Eventually we will get to the part we get to see on CSPAN. And nobody will watch.

A good Special Prosecutor would not be like Ken Starr. That was poorly done. A proper Special Prosecutor would actually track down the worst crime, and not be drawn up tiny tributaries. What happened here? Who knew? When? Then what did they do?

We have a carpload of questions here.

We’re 9-10 months down the road by now.


32 posted on 07/23/2013 4:44:11 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Justice for Trayvon: Dig up his body and shoot him again.)
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To: smoothsailing
I've been trying to find that video on Foxnews.com - no dice so far. Do you have a url?


America demands Justice for the Fallen of Benghazi!

Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

33 posted on 07/23/2013 5:00:32 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: ConorMacNessa

http://foxnewsinsider.com/2013/07/23/new-pressure-house-probe-benghazi-attack


34 posted on 07/23/2013 5:17:04 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: Cyber Liberty

I wonder why Stockman went for the Select Committee, then. It sounds terrible.


35 posted on 07/23/2013 5:43:18 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: falcon99
Won’t matter. There’ll be Dems on the committee and they’ll be just like that ___ Clyburn — they’ll hinder the committee’s work every step of the way and if/when something damaging to Obama and company, they will minimize it or try to hide it. Congressional committees are worthless.

All too true.

But, at the same time, it's the only investigative weapon we've got.

The DOJ isn't going to investigate anybody but conservatives.

The media doesn't want to know what really happened. So they're useless, as well.

It's a congressional committee or nothing.

36 posted on 07/23/2013 6:09:16 PM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: IGNORANCE ON PARAD in the past.E)
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To: little jeremiah; Cyber Liberty

“I wonder why Stockman went for the Select Committee, then. It sounds terrible.”

If I’m not mistaken, a special prosecutor has to be appointed by the Attorney General. No one trusts Holder, he’s already in contempt of Congress.

The select committee is the only other alternative to the status quo.

This is a quick take on it...

http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/wolf-benghazi-select-committee/2013/05/30/id/507235


37 posted on 07/23/2013 6:43:50 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

It would appear the Independent Counsel has been usurped by Justice. Well, then, we may as well give it up because this, and all the rest of the Obastard crimes, will never be investigated. It will be too late to affect anything by the time a Select Committee ever gets a report out.

He pulled it off.


38 posted on 07/23/2013 7:18:54 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Justice for Trayvon: Dig up his body and shoot him again.)
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To: Cyber Liberty

Holder nixed it, the worm.

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/05/15/Exclusive-Holder-Says-No-To-Special-Counsel-To-Investigate-Benghazi


39 posted on 07/23/2013 7:29:35 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

Yes, and surprisingly it stops right there. Congress has officially washed its hands here. There will be no Committee. Ever.


40 posted on 07/23/2013 7:39:33 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Justice for Trayvon: Dig up his body and shoot him again.)
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To: Cyber Liberty

We’ll see. it would be a mistake to discount the tenacity of these special ops guys. Big mistake.


41 posted on 07/23/2013 7:52:02 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

That makes it all clear.

Richard Holder needs a lengthy prison sentence. (At the very least).


42 posted on 07/23/2013 8:13:35 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: smoothsailing

Special ops men are not like the (mostly) eunuch Rs in Congress. Good point.


43 posted on 07/23/2013 8:15:27 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: ConorMacNessa

Was that the link you were looking for?


44 posted on 07/23/2013 8:18:09 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

Yes it was - thanks very much!


45 posted on 07/23/2013 8:53:34 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: pocat

ping


46 posted on 08/14/2013 3:42:44 PM PDT by timestax
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